With help from the legendary manager JJ Dillon, The Empire struck gold in Dyersburg, TN!

With help from the legendary manager JJ Dillon, The Empire struck gold in Dyersburg, TN!

Article, NWA MIDSOUTH
With help from the legendary manager JJ Dillon, The Empire struck gold in Dyersburg, TN! TCW Champion Tim Storm was set to face off against NWA MID SOUTH champion Gaylon Summers but for unknown reason, Summers no-showed the prestigious event and forfeited the NWA MID SOUTH Unified Heavyweight Championship to Tim Storm, thus merging the two titles and bringing more gold back to The Empire. The NWA MID SOUTH championship committee then decided that Tim Storm would have to defend his newly combined titles against the former NWA MID SOUTH champion Jason Peter Rose, after JPR challenged the new champion. Storm would retain his new gold with help from JJ Dillon and The Empire. NWA Jr. Heavyweight Champion Steve Anthony successfully defended his title against veteran and former Ring of…
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A Q&A with R. Bruce Tharpe

A Q&A with R. Bruce Tharpe

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R. Bruce Tharpe became president and leader of the National Wrestling Alliance in July of 2012 to realize a particular vision that he had for a legendary wrestling institution fallen moribund. Mr. Tharpe was kind enough to detail that vision for us via a conversation conducted with the author through email in October 2014. When you think about your first childhood experiences with professional wrestling, what images do you see in your mind and what emotions do you feel? My first childhood experiences with professional wrestling date back to early childhood, as I was literally born into the wrestling profession. I was born in 1961, and - at the time - my father worked as the television ring announcer for Championship Wrestling from Florida, promoted by Cowboy Luttrall and booked…
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My 1-2-3 Cents Episode 5: Golden Opportunity.

My 1-2-3 Cents Episode 5: Golden Opportunity.

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Happy New Year! Kevin has a golden opportunity as he talks with the new NWA Midsouth Unified Champion “Golden Boy” Greg Anthony.  The Golden Boy has been wrestling for 14 years and talks about his time in the business with the likes of “Beautiful” Bobby Eaton and JJ Dillon.  Anthony shares his thoughts on today’s wrestling product and the importance of supporting independent wrestling. CLICK HERE TO LISTEN
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