The NWA Worlds Heavyweight Championship will be defended at the upcoming Ring of Honor TV tapings. The NWA Championship will be defended by Nick Aldis against PJ Black (FKA Justin Gabriel). Aldis will first defend his title against James Storm at the NWA’s event this Saturday.
Black made his Ring of Honor debut in the Survival of the Fittest tournament back in November of 2018. He defeated Luchasaurus in his debut before falling to Marty Scurll in a six way match. Black also wrestled Juice Robinson in ROH and is currently scheduled to wrestle Bandido on January 13th.
— NWA (@nwa) January 4, 2019
Nick Aldis won the NWA Championship from Cody at the NWA 70th Anniversary event in Nashville. Since regaining the title, Aldis has defended it against Jake Hager (FKA Jack Swagger) and Brian Cage. This will be the first time since July that the NWA Championship will be defended in ROH. The last time that happened was when Nick Aldis defended his title against Flip Gordon.
It was also announced this week that the NWA and ROH will be partnering to present the 2019 Crockett Cup. The twelve team tournament will begin this coming April and the first qualifying match will take place at the NWA’s event this Saturday.