TNA In LA Tonight (Reports Wanted), NWA Title Change, Matt Hardy In Action, Jeff Hardy Note
- You can meet Jeff Hardy and ODB this afternoon from 1-3pm in Thibodaux, LA, ahead of that evening's TNA live event at Harang Auditorium. They will be signing autographs and giving away merchandise at Direct Auto Insurance at 109 Peltier Plaza.
- Matt Hardy, Zach Gowen and Trevor Muroch will be appearing at tonight's Back To School Bash IV at the Fort Smith Convention Center in Fort Smith, AR. Bell time is 6:30 pm. You can get more information or purchase tickets here.
- "The Xperience" Damien Wayne defeated Vordell Walker to regain the NWA National Heavyweight Championship at a NWA-Southern All-Star Wrestling event last night. Wayne, a former NWA North American Heavyweight Champion, is now a two-time National Champion. His previous four-month reign was ended by Walker in a steel cage match on June 14 in Millersville. Wayne also recently challenged NWA World Heavyweight Champion "Ironman" Rob Conway on July 20 in Marion, Ohio.
- NWA also announced this past week the addition of New Japan Pro Wrestling superstar Gedo, who will join the list of "invaders" that will be appearing at "NWA Invasion" events in Houston and San Antonio on October 18 and 19 respectively. These NWA events will be promoted in association with the NWA Houston and NWA Branded Outlaw Wrestling (San Antonio) promotions. Gedo, a former four time IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Champion, joins current IWGP Tag Team Champions Satoshi Kojima and Hiroyoshi Tenzan. Also appearing will be up-and-coming New Japan Pro Wrestling junior heavyweight competitor Takaaki Watanabe. For more information, visit nwaringside.com.
- Here is a comprehensive list of this weekend's indy wrestling events, courtesy of Nate Stein:
* GBW - Hanover Armory, 51 W Clearview Rd, Hanover, PA - 8 pm - GBWrestling.com
* WAR - Auglaize County Fair Grounds, Wapakoneta, OH - 3 pm
* ROH - Mattamy Athletic Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada - 7:30 pm
* NEFW - Boys & Girls Club, 580 Meadow ST, Chicopee, MA - 5:30 pm - NEFWProWrestling.com
* EAW - Pemberton Centre, H E Bates Way, Rushden, UK - eawrestling.co.uk
* OTW - 1041 Glassboro Road, Building C, Suite 1 Monroe Business Center, Williamstown, NJ - 7 pm - OldTimeWrestling.net
* IPW - Woodbury County Fairgrounds, 210 Fair ST, Moville, IA - facebook.com/ImpactProWrestling
* TAP - Old Cheese Factory, 191 Industrial DR, McMinnville, TN - 8 pm - facebook.com/TAPWrestling1
* IWA - Bar B Taverns, 5002 Kerle ST, Jacksonville, FL - 7:30 pm
* Universal Pro Wrestling- Plymouth Family Tae Kwon Do, Plymouth, IN - 7 pm - facebook.com/ultimatepro.wrestle
* ASWA - Crawford County Fairgrounds Arena, 610 Whetstone ST, Bucyrus, OH - 7 pm - Facebook.com/ASWAprowrestling,