Matt Cardona’s 1st NWA World Title Defense Set for Crockett Cup

Matt Cardona NWA World Heavyweight Champion

NWA has announced that Matt Cardona will defend his newly won NWA World Heavyweight Championship at Crockett Cup 2022.

Matt Cardona defeated Trevor Murdoch to win the NWA World title at NWA Powerrr Trip event on February 12. The taped matches at Powerrr Trip will air as part of NWA Powerrr episodes starting from February 15.

Next, Cardona will defend the title against former two-time titleholder Nick Aldis. Aldis earlier dropped the title to Murdoch at NWA’s 73rd Anniversary show back in August 2021.

NWA Crockett Cup 2022 will air live on March 19 and 20 on Fite TV from Nashville Fairgrounds. The event will feature the Crockett Cup Tag Team tournament. 20 teams will battle in a knockout-style tournament. Jeff Jarrett is announced as the ambassador for this year’s event.

Four teams are announced for the tournament yet- The Briscoe Brothers(Jay Briscoe & Mark Briscoe), The British Invasion(Nick Aldis & Doug Williams), La Rebelión(Mecha Wolf & Bestia 666), and Strictly Business(Thom Latimer & Chris Adonis).

The event will also feature several singles championship matches which will be announced in the coming weeks. Keep tuned in for more news and updates from NWA.

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