NWA Hard Times Results 1/24/20

NWA Hard Times Results 1/24/20

NWA Hard Times Results 1/24/20
The GPB Studios
Atlanta, Georgia

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Transcription by Josh Lopez

First Match: Trevor Murdoch vs. The Question Mark? In A First Round Match In The Vacated NWA Worlds Television Championship Tournament 

Murdoch ducks a clothesline from Mark. Murdoch with a deep arm-drag takeover. Murdoch dropkicks Mark. Mark decks Murdoch with a back elbow smash. Mark delivers a Missile Dropkick. Murdoch regroups on the outside. Murdoch is throwing haymakers at Mark. Murdoch inadvertently clotheslines the steel ring post. Mark rolls Murdoch back into the ring. Mark sends Murdoch shoulder first into the turnbuckles.

Mark with clubbing palm thrust. Mark plays to the crowd. Mark with a Back Body Drop. Mark with a Leaping Over Hand Chop. Mark follows that with a Belly to Belly Suplex for a two count. Murdoch is reeling in the corner. Mark whips Murdoch across the ring. Murdoch kicks Mark in the face. Murdoch with a big haymaker. Murdoch plants Mark with Two Flying Bulldogs to pickup the victory.

Winner: Trevor Murdoch via Pinfall 

Second Match: Dan Maff vs. Zicky Dice In A First Round Match In The Vacated NWA Worlds Television Championship Tournament

Dice starts playing mind games with Maff. Maff drops Dice with a shoulder tackle. Maff levels Dice with a Body Avalanche. Maff with a chop/forearm combination. Maff whips Dice across the ring. Maff with two running knife edge chops. Dice with clubbing shoulder blocks. Dice with forearm shivers. Dice follows that with a Running Bulldog for a two count. Dice talks smack to Maff. Maff tells Dice to bring it. Dice repeatedly stomps on Maff’s chest. Dice with an elbow drop for a two count.

Dice goes for a PowerBomb, but Maff counters with a Back Body Drop. Maff with a Flying Double Axe Handle Strike. Dice drops Maff with a Running Lariat for a two count. Dice shakes his hips. Maff applies The Full Nelson Lock. Maff with a Half and Half Suplex. Dice kicks Maff in the face. Maff Spears Dice in mid-air. Maff connects with a Running Cannonball Strike. Maff plants Dice with The Running Senton Splash to pickup the victory.

Winner: Dan Maff via Pinfall 

Third Match: Matt Cross vs. Ricky Starks In A First Round Match In The Vacated NWA Worlds Television Championship Tournament 

Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Starks applies a side headlock. Starks drops Cross with a shoulder tackle. Cross drops down on the canvas. Cross leapfrogs over Starks. Cross goes for a dropkick, but Starks holds onto the ropes. Cross dropkicks Starks to the floor. Cross nails Starks with a Wrecking Ball Dropkick. Cross with a SlingShot Elbow Drop. Cross rolls Starks back into the ring. Cross cartwheels off the top rope.

Starks with a SitOut FaceBuster for a two count. Starks is putting the boots to Cross. Starks slams Cross head on the top turnbuckle pad. Starks with clubbing bodyshots. Cross answers with a chop/forearm combination. Starks with a Short NeckBreaker. Starks dropkicks the back of Cross neck for a two count. Cross decks Starks with a back elbow smash. Cross with two running clotheslines.

Cross with a HandSpring Back Elbow Smash. Cross follows that with a SpringBoard Crossbody Block for a two count. Cross hits The Cazadora Double Foot Stomp for a two count. Cross connects with The Rebound Cutter. Cross plays to the crowd. Starks avoids The Shooting Star Press. Starks kicks Cross in the gut. Starks plants Cross with The Stroke to pickup the victory.

Winner: Ricky Starks via Pinfall 

– Tim Storm will be advancing to the semi-finals of the NWA Worlds Television Championship due to Mr. Anderson not being medically cleared to compete.

Fourth Match: The Rock N Roll Express (c) vs. Eli Drake & James Storm vs. The Wild Cards w/Strictly Business in a Triple Threat Match For The NWA Worlds Tag Team Championship 

Morton, Drake and Latimer will start things off. Multiple distractions from Royce Isaacs. Drake is throwing haymakers at Latimer. Drake side steps Latimer into the turnbuckles. Drake with a Leaping NeckBreaker. Morton with a running knee lift. Double Elbow Knockdown. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Drake applies a side headlock. Drake drops Latimer with a shoulder tackle. Latimer tags in Isaacs. Morton with a deep arm-drag. Morton applies an arm-bar. Drake kicks Isaacs in the gut. Double Arm-Ringer. Gibson and Storm are tagged in. Gibson drop toe holds Isaacs into a Running Knee Drop/Leg Drop Combination from Storm. Storm avoids a Running Elbow Drop from Latimer. Gibson with an Inverted Atomic Drop. Storm follows that with a Side Russian Leg Sweep. Storm applies a wrist lock. Gibson reverses the hold. Isaacs shoves Storm into Gibson. Isaacs repeatedly stomps on Storm’s chest. Latimer sends Gibson face first into the steel ring post.

Wild Cards starts cutting the ring in half. Latimer with a short-arm clothesline for a one count. Latimer applies a rear chin lock. Storm with heavy bodyshots. Latimer scores the elbow knockdown for a one count. Latimer tags in Isaacs. Isaacs with two haymakers. Storm is pissed. Storm unloads two knife edge chops. Isaacs PowerSlams Storm for a two count. Isaacs drags Storm to the corner. Latimer tags himself in. Kamille continues to attack Gibson on the outside. Latimer is mauling Storm in the corner. Latimer goes for a PowerBomb, but Storm blocks it. Latimer brutally attacks the lower back of Storm. Latimer hooks the legs for a two count. Latimer goes back to the rear chin lock. Storm gets back to a vertical base. Latimer pulls Storm down to the mat. Storm creates distance with a Back Body Drop.

The referee didn’t see Storm tag out to Drake. That allows Wild Cards to double team Storm. Storm with a Desperation Clothesline. Latimer tags in Isaacs. Isaacs clotheslines Gibson. Storm hits The Alabama Slam. Storm follows that with The CodeBreaker. Drake and Latimer are tagged in. Drake clotheslines Latimer back into the ring. Drake with a Side Russian Leg Sweep. Drake PowerSlams Latimer. ELI Drake Elbow Drop for a two count. Drake knocks Isaacs off the ring apron. Latimer PowerBombs Drake. Gibson tags in Morton. Morton tees off on Latimer. Latimer decks Morton with a throat thrust. Morton responds with The Canadian Destroyer. Gibson pulls Kamille out of the ring. Drake plants Morton with The Gravy Train to pickup the victory.

Winner: New NWA Worlds Tag Team Champions, Eli Drake & James Storm via Pinfall 

Fifth Match: Allysin Kay (c) vs. Thunder Rosa For The NWA Women’s World Championship 

Hockey fight after the bell rings. Kay transitions into a ground and pound attack. Kay repeatedly stomps on Rosa’s chest. Rosa delivers a gut punch. Kay punches Rosa in the back. Kay with a Bridging Northern Lights Suplex for a two count. Kay with a straight right hand. Kay unloads two knife edge chops. Kay with rapid fire bodyshots in the corner. Pie Face Exchange. Kay tees off on Rosa. Following a snap mare takeover, Kay applies a rear chin lock. Rosa uses her feet to escape the hold. Kay drops Rosa with a Swinging NeckBreaker for a two count. Rosa regroups on the outside. Kay tells Rosa to bring it. Kay with a Vertical Suplex over the top rope for a two count. Kay and Rosa are trading back and forth shots. Kay goes for an O’Connor Roll, but Rosa holds onto the ropes.

Rosa dropkicks Kay. Rosa targets the back of Kay’s neck. Rosa kicks Kay in the face. Rosa puts her knee on the back of Kay’s neck. Kay is getting a taste of her own medicine. Rosa is choking Kay with her boot. Rosa with a Snap Vertical Suplex. Kay heads to the outside. Rosa nails Kay with a Wrecking Ball Dropkick. Rosa hammers down on the left shoulder of Kay. Rosa sends Kay shoulder first into the steel ring post. Rosa rolls Kay back into the ring. Rosa kicks the left shoulder of Kay. Rosa applies a hammerlock on the middle rope. Rosa locks in The Cross Face. Kay is raining down haymakers. Kay with a rolling guillotine choke. Rosa slams the injured left shoulder of Kay on the middle rope. Rosa has complete control of the match.

Kay applies The Heel Hook. Rosa easily escapes the hold. Rosa works on her joint manipulation game. Rosa kicks Kay in the ribs. Hamstring Kick Exchange. Rosa applies The Fujiwara Arm-Bar. Rosa with a forearm smash. Kay ducks a clothesline from Rosa. Kay with a German Suplex for a two count. Rosa dives over Kay. Rosa with a Snap German Suplex for a two count. Kay catches Rosa in mid-air. Kay PowerBombs Rosa on the ring apron. Kay rolls Rosa back into the ring. Kay hooks the leg for a two count. Kay goes for The AK-47, but Rosa counters with a sunset flip for a two count. Rosa with a Running Knee Strike. Kay avoids The Flying CodeBreaker. Kay goes for The Cradle TombStone PileDriver, but Rosa counters with The Canadian Destroyer. Rosa locks in The Octopus Stretch.

Kay connects with The TombStone PileDriver for a two count. Kay blasts Rosa with a knife edge chop. Rosa shoves Kay off the second rope. Rosa delivers a Missile Dropkick. Kay with a running forearm smash. Kay has Rosa perched on the top turnbuckle. Kay hits The AK-47 for a two count. Chop Exchange. Rockers Punches. Rosa applies The Guillotine Choke. Kay drives Rosa back first into the turnbuckles. Kay slaps Rosa in the chest. Kay goes for The SuperPlex, but Rosa blocks it. Rosa with an Avalanche Sunset Bomb for a two count. Kay with a RoundHouse Kick. Rosa sends Kay shoulder first into the steel ring post. Kay negates The Sacrifice. Rosa with a knee lift. Rosa plants Kay with The Thunder Driver to pickup the victory.

Winner: New NWA Women’s World Champion, Thunder Rosa via Pinfall 

Sixth Match: Trevor Murdoch vs. Dan Maff In A Semi-Final Round Match In The Vacated NWA Worlds Television Championship Tournament 

Chop/Forearm Exchange after the bell rings. Murdoch with forearm shivers. Murdoch whips Maff across the ring. Maff Spears Murdoch. Maff is putting the boots to Murdoch. Maff punches Murdoch in the back. Maff slams Murdoch’s head on the ring apron. Maff delivers two right jabs. Maff rakes the back and chest of Murdoch.

Maff starts biting Murdoch’s forehead. Maff is mauling Murdoch in the corner. Maff drops Murdoch with a Running Hip Attack. Maff poses for the crowd. Maff with a falling axe handle strike for a two count. Murdoch is displaying his fighting spirt. Maff HeadButts Murdoch. Murdoch side steps Maff into the turnbuckles. Murdoch connects with The Flying Bulldog to pickup the victory.

Winner: Trevor Murdoch via Pinfall 

Seventh Match: Tim Storm vs. Ricky Starks In A Semi-Final Round Match In The Vacated NWA Worlds Television Championship Tournament 

Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Storm backs Starks into the turnbuckles. The referee calls for a clean break. Starks applies a side headlock. Storm drops Starks with a shoulder tackle. Starks leapfrogs over Storm. Storm goes for a Hip Toss, but Starks lands back on his feet. Storm kicks Starks in the chest. Storm punches Starks in the back. Chop Exchange in the corner. Starks unloads three knife edge chops. Storm reverses out of the irish whip from Starks. Storm hits The SpineBuster for a two count. Storm with a forearm smash. Following a snap mare takeover, Storm with a Running Boot for a two count. Storm hammers down on the back of Starks neck. Starks drops Storm with a Leaping Meteora. Storm avoids The Flying Double Foot Stomp.

Storm continues to punch Starks in the back. Storm with a Running Boot. Storm follows that with a BackBreaker for a two count. Storm goes for a Back Body Drop, but Starks lands back on his feet. Starks decks Storm with a JawBreaker. Storm connects with The Perfect Storm. Starks negates The Vertical Suplex. Starks rolls Storm over for a two count. Starks kicks Storm in the gut. Starks with a Modified Styles Clash for a two count. Storm reverses out of the irish whip from Starks. Starks kicks Storm in the face. Storm side steps The SlingBlade. Storm denies The Tornado DDT. Starks plants Storm with The Rolling Crucifix to pickup the victory.

Winner: Ricky Starks via Pinfall 

Eight Match: Aron Stevens (c) w/The Question Mark? vs. Scott Steiner For The NWA 3rd Degree National Championship 

Stevens shows off his karate routine. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Stevens applies a wrist lock. Steiner reverses the hold. Steiner with an arm-ringer. Stevens grabs the top rope which forces the break. Steiner is not impressed. Lockup in the corner. Steiner unloads two knife edge chops. Steiner is throwing haymakers at Stevens. Steiner with a Big Biel Throw. Stevens regroups on the outside. Steiner applies a side headlock. Steiner drops Stevens with a shoulder tackle. Steiner scores the elbow knockdown. Stevens calls a time out.

Steiner pulls Stevens back into the ring. Steiner with an Exploder Suplex. Steiner slams Stevens head on the steel ring post and the podium holding the NWA Worlds Television Championship. Steiner rolls Stevens back into the ring. Steiner with a blistering chop. Stevens responds with an eye poke. Steiner ducks a clothesline from Stevens. Steiner with an OverHead Belly to Belly Suplex. Steiner is lighting up Stevens chest. Steiner with a Side Belly to Belly Suplex for a two count. Steiner kicks Stevens in the gut.

Stevens responds with a Desperation Boot. The referee catches Stevens using the top rope for leverage. Stevens goes for a Flying Double Axe Handle Strike, but Steiner counters with The FlatLiner. Steiner locks in The Steiner Recliner. The Question Mark attacks Steiner from behind which causes the disqualification. After the match, Steiner clotheslines Mark. Steiner gets Mark trapped in The Steiner Recliner. Stevens leaves his sensei high and dry.

Winner: Scott Steiner via Disqualification, but still NWA 3rd Degree National Championship 

Ninth Match: Nick Aldis (c) vs. Flip Gordon For The NWA Worlds Heavyweight Championship 

Gordon ducks a clothesline from Aldis. Gordon with forearm shivers. Aldis shoves Gordon. Gordon tells Aldis to bring it. Aldis kicks Gordon in the back. Gordon with a blistering chop. Gordon is throwing forearms at Aldis. Alids reverses out of the irish whip from Gordon. Gordon dropkicks Aldis to the floor. Gordon with a chop/forearm combination. Gordon goes for a Vertical Suplex, but Aldis blocks it. Gordon with a heavy bodyshots. Gordon rolls Aldis back into the ring. Aldis with a waist lock takedown. Aldis applies a front face lock. Gordon transitions into a hammerlock. Aldis responds with a wrist lock. Gordon grabs a side headlock. Gordon with a side headlock takeover. Aldis goes for a Belly to Back Suplex, but Gordon lands back on his feet. Gordon with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Aldis avoids The Star Spangled Stunner. The referee stops Gordon in his tracks. Gordon lands The SomerSault Plancha.

Gordon with a shoulder block. Gordon kicks Aldis in the gut. Gordon applies The Cross-Arm-Breaker. Aldis with a DeadLift PowerBomb. Aldis with a Vertical Suplex. Aldis follows that with a Fallaway Slam. Aldis lays Gordon flat on the top turnbuckle. Aldis with an Avalanche Fallaway Slam for a two count. Aldis applies a rear chin lock. Aldis hits The Delayed Vertical Suplex. Aldis is throwing haymakers at Gordon. Aldis punches Gordon in the back. Aldis chop blocks Gordon. Aldis applies The Figure Four Leg Lock. Gordon reverses the pressure. Gordon kicks Aldis in the face. Gordon goes for a sunset flip, but Aldis lands back on his feet. Gordon nails Aldis with a Hook Kick. Aldis fights out of the fireman’s carry position. Gordon with a SpringBoard Spear. Gordon transitions into a ground and pound attack. Gordon with a Running European Uppercut. Following a snap mare takeover, Gordon kicks Aldis in the back.

Gordon lands The MoonSault for a two count. Aldis reverses out of the irish whip from Gordon. Gordon decks Aldis with a back elbow smash. Gordon gets crotched on the top turnbuckle. Aldis goes for an Avalanche German Suplex, but Gordon lands back on his feet. Aldis connects with The TombStone PileDriver. Aldis lands The Flying Elbow Drop for a two count. Gordon with a rolling crucifix for a two count. Gordon thrust kicks the midsection of Aldis. Gordon applies The CrossFace. Aldis grabs the bottom rope to force the break. Forearm Exchange. Aldis with a single leg takedown. Gordon negates The King’s Lynn CloverLeaf. Gordon SuperKicks Aldis. Gordon with Two Star Spangled Stunners for a two count. Gordon with an open palm strike. Gordon goes for The Electric Chair Rollup, but Aldis turns him over to pickup the victory.

Winner: Still NWA Worlds Heavyweight Champion, Nick Aldis via Pinfall 

Tenth Match: Ricky Starks vs. Trevor Murdoch For The Vacated NWA Worlds Television Championship 

Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Murdoch applies a waist lock. Murdoch goes for a German Suplex, but Starks lands back on his feet. Murdoch drops Starks with The Big Boot. Murdoch with clubbing blows to Starks back. Starks dives over Murdoch. Starks with a leaping shoulder tackle. Murdoch is trying to create separation. Murdoch signals for the test of strength. Murdoch with a Side Russian Leg Sweep. Murdoch dumps Starks out of the ring.

Murdoch with a forearm smash. Murdoch with a big palm strike. Starks with a Tiger Feint Kick. Murdoch swats Starks out of mid-air. Murdoch drives Starks back first into the edge of the ring frame. Starks slams Murdoch’s head on the ring apron. Starks unloads a flurry of strikes. Murdoch throws Starks into the steel ring steps. Murdoch repeatedly stomps on Starks chest. Murdoch repeatedly slaps Starks in the face. Starks kicks Murdoch in the chest.

Murdoch dumps Starks over the top rope. Murdoch with a Suplex for a two count. Murdoch negates The Tornado DDT. Murdoch with an inside out lariat for a two count. Murdoch applies a rear chin lock. Fatigue is setting in for Starks. Murdoch with forearm shivers. Starks fires back with palm strikes. Starks with a SitOut PowerBomb for a two count. Murdoch denies The Stroke. Starks ducks a clothesline from Murdoch. Starks Spears Murdoch for a two count. Starks connects with The Stroke to pickup the victory.

Winner: New NWA Worlds Television Champion, Ricky Starks via Pinfall 

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