At the NWA 70th Anniversary Show on October 21, 2018, we saw the Worlds Heavyweight Championship change hands when Nick Aldis regained the championship from Cody. The title hasn't been taken away from Nick since then and he has turned away all comers. Aldis was the only constant connecting previous ownership to current ownership in Billy Corgan. Last year, just as momentum was starting to trend in the right direction everything changed thanks to the current situation troubling society. NWA shut down and haven't held any tapings since early last year and again there has been only one constant for the company as other wrestlers walked away the Worlds Champion is still constant. Nick Aldis is unquestionably the flag bearer for the National Wrestling Alliance and will get back on the horse on March 21 when NWA returns to PPV.
It was announced by NWA President Billy Corgan that NWA Back for the Attack will be dedicated to fallen NWA star Joseph "Jocephus" Hudson who passed away last month. At this point, Aldis has held the "Ten Pounds of Gold" for 875 days and counting with his first defense in nearly a year coming against former NWA National Champion Aron Stevens. Check out the announcement video from Billy Corgan:
It has been a long time since I've seen anything regarding the National Wrestling Alliance, but now we've got some news worth noting. According to Billy Corgan his promotion is set to make a return on March 21, 2021, with a major event called Back for the Attack set to air on Fite.tv. NWA spent a majority of the last year on hiatus due to the current situation plaguing the world, but now they've there way out. New episodes of NWA Power will air starting on March 23 and they will also air on FITE for a low cost subscription bundle.
As far as fans returning to NWA events it will not happen in the near future as all NWA events will be without fans or crowd noise for the foreseeable future. According to an F4online.com article Corgan seems to have plans to still take the NWA to the next level and grow the audience it is just that COVID-19 curtailed a lot of the plans for the time being. In my opinion, shutting down last year was the right decision for the NWA, but at the same time it was horrible timing for the brand to shutdown as they were finally starting to build momentum in the right direction.
Since the shutdown a number of stars have branched out to other promotions namely AEW and have found success with Ricky Starks and Serna Debb becoming fixtures on the program. Serna would actually defeat former champion Thunder Rosa for the title at a UWN Primetime Live event in October. Both Serna and Thunder Rosa have become members of the AEW Women's Division the biggest question I would have is does this mean that AEW and NWA could work together when the brand officially gets going again. Considering AEW already has an agreement with Impact and a rumored agreement with New Japan so the NWA would be an interesting next step forward for both promotions.
With the rise of a social media presence for the NWA. It was fitting to move things for the site.