AEW’s Kiera Hogan is set to challenge Mickie James for the IMPACT Knockouts Championship at NWA Hard Times 2 on Saturday.
NWA announced the inter-promotional title bout on Twitter:
JUST ANNOUNCED ?
This makes EIGHT multi-company title matches in one night!?
— NWA (@nwa) November 29, 2021
Hogan notably wrestled for IMPACT from 2018 to 2021, last appearing for the company in August. It was revealed in September that Hogan had signed a deal with AEW. It’s not currently confirmed exactly what kind of deal Hogan has with AEW since there are different ‘tiers’ of contract that people are signed to.
James won the Knockouts title from Deonna Purrazzo at Bound for Glory in October. Purrazzo is set to challenge for the title at Hard To Kill in January.
Here is the announced line-up for NWA Hard Times 2:
- Judais vs. Chris Adonis – NWA National Heavyweight Title
- Kiera Hogan vs. Mickie James – Impact Wrestling Knockouts Title
- Aron Stevens & JR Kratos vs. Mike Bennett & Matt Taven – ROH World Tag Team Title
- Austin Aries vs. Rhett Titus – NWA World Junior Heavyweight Title Tournament Qualifier
- Lady Frost & Natalia Markova vs. Kylie Rae & Tootie Lynn vs. Allysin Kay & Marti Belle – NWA World Women’s Tag Team Title
- Nick Aldis vs. Thom Latimer
- Douglas Williams vs. Colby Corino
- Ariya Daivari vs. Homicide vs. Kerry Morton vs. CW Anderson vs. Luke Hawx vs. PJ Hawx vs. Jeremiah Plunkett vs. Sal Rinauro vs. Darius Lockhart vs. Jamie Stanley vs. Victor Benjamin vs. Alex Taylor – NWA World Junior Heavyweight Title Tournament Qualifying Gauntlet
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