The NWA sent PWTorch the following press release detailing NWA World Hvt. Champion Nick Aldis’s “Crusade with the Ten Pounds of Gold” during which he will defend the NWA Title 20 times against 20 different opponents over a 60 day period. And, of course, there’s an eloquently produced YouTube video from Dave Lagana and William Patrick Corgan previewing the “crusade.”
THE NATIONAL WRESTLING ALLIANCE and IDOLMANIA SPORTS MANAGEMENT PRESENTS THE ALDIS CRUSADE WITH TEN POUNDS OF GOLD
In an announcement made today via video, the current, reigning and defending NWA Worlds Heavyweight Champion Nick Aldis is embarking on a unique challenge with the famed Ten Pounds of Gold. Starting on Sunday, February 11th at Championship Wrestling From Hollywood, Nick Aldis is setting out to reestablish the idea of the traveling Worlds Heavyweight Champion. The gauntlet Aldis plans to run entitled the Aldis Crusade with Ten Pound of Gold will see the champion defend the NWA Worlds Heavyweight Championship over sixty days against twenty plus different opponents across different continents from North America, Europe and Asia.
Represented by the legendary Universal Heartthrob Austin Idol, Nick Aldis won the NWA Worlds Heavyweight Championship on December 9th, 2017 joining the list of legends and Hall of Famers like Lou Thesz, Jack Brisco, Dory Funk Jr, Terry Funk, Harley Race, Ric Flair, Sting, Ricky Steamboat, AJ Styles, Ken Shamrock, Blue Demon Jr, Adam Pearce, Colt Cabana, Tim Storm and more to hold the Ten Pounds of Gold.
This entire crusade will be documented by the NWA through it’s critically acclaimed series TEN POUNDS OF GOLD at YouTube.com/NWA bringing you the matches, stories, and personalities of this Aldis Crusade. Details of the promotions, opponents and public appearances will be shared via Aldis and the NWA’s social media. The goal is to make this crusade an interactive journey using all platforms to connect fans with the most historic Worlds Championship in existence.
Media inquiries and booking details can sent to NWAWrestlingSocial@gmail.com with the subject line ALDIS CRUSADE.
The NWA was purchased by Lighting One in 2017.
William Patrick Corgan – president of the NWA and executive producer of the series.
David Lagana – Vice President and director of the series.