Former IMPACT star Eli Drake was revealed as NWA Heavyweight champion Nick Aldis’ replacement tag partner in his matchup against the Briscoes at tonight’s ROH Best in the World pay per view. Drake announced on the kickoff show that he had officially signed with the National Wrestling Alliance, something confirmed later by the promotion via Twitter. Check that out below.
We are proud to announce the signing of this man to the National Wrestling Alliance… ELI DRAKE! pic.twitter.com/HwyLgN6vxb
— NWA (@nwa) June 29, 2019
Drake wasn’t the only debut on the show tonight. Indie sensation Maria Manic showed up following The Allure’s victory over Jenny Rose and Kelly Klein, where the MANEATER wrecked a number of security members, and making her presence known in the Women of Honor division.
— TurnbuckleTopics 🎙 (@TT_4You) June 29, 2019
— Tim Zeigler (@timzeigler24) June 29, 2019
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