Thomas Latimer and "Momma Storm" Interrupted Tim Storm
I stand by what I've said in the past about how Storm is one of the best talkers in the game today. He addressed his upcoming match with Latimer and how retirement isn't an option, at least not until he can conquer Latimer. The person cosplaying as Momma Storm was stupid, but it did serve to get more heat on Latimer. Plus, it was hilarious hearing the reaction from the crowd when Joe Galli announced Momma Storm was coming out.
Matt Cross def. Caleb Konley
Cross and Konley are two of the better wrestlers on the entire NWA roster, but they both lack characters. If they can give fans a reason to care about them, they'll be golden. They made the most of the time they had here and produced a very fun match that the fans were into. I think Cross has the higher ceiling of the two, so I was glad he won. Here's hoping he's a regular on Powerrr going forward following his debut at Hard Times and is next in line to challenge Ricky Starks for the NWA World Television Championship.
Eddie kingston and The Bouncers Confronted The Pope and The Dawsons
The Pope was loosely aligned with Outlaw Inc. up until recently, so I'm not sure why he switched sides and joined forces with their archrivals The Dawsons. This segment didn't do the best job explaining it, but on the bright side, Kingston's mic work was tremendous and Pope was great here, too. Kingston bringing in The Bouncers as his backup (while Homicide is out injured) was a pleasant surprise as well.
NWA National Champion Aron Stevens vs. Trevor Murdoch Ended in a Time Limit Raw
I didn't expect this to last as long as it did, and while I didn't have high hopes for it, I was happy it did. Stevens plays his role perfectly and Murdoch has been getting over nicely with the audience. This was a well-worked match that told a solid story with Murdoch coming close to capturing the championship before the time expired. I can see a rematch being held eventually since Murdoch wasn't formally beaten.
NWA World Tag Team Champions Eli Drake and James Storm def. Jocephus and mims (Non-Title)
I've never seen or heard of Mims before, but Jocephus' appearances on Powerrr are far and few between these days because of how he's also doubling as The Question Mark (if you didn't know, now you know). This was designed to be a showcase for the new NWA World Tag Team Champions and it was a success in that sense. Storm and Drake are a blast together and they gelled as well as they always do here.
NWA World Women's Champion Thunder Rosa def. Allysin KAy
The first match these two had at Hard Times was excellent and this was equally entertaining. Rosa is a star and Kay is very talented in her own right, so I wasn't surprised in the slightest that they delivered the goods and brought the best out of each other once again. Rosa winning clean again is the only thing that would have made it better, but I understand that was done to tease tension within the ranks of Melina's stable. Needless to say, the split is coming sooner rather than later.
The "vlog" from May Valentine wasn't my cup of tea personally (though I could see where they're going with it), but I loved the promo Nick Aldis cut on Marty Scurll and how he hasn't accepted his offer for a rematch at Crockett Cup yet. At any rate, it was refreshing for the wrestling to take center stage on this episode and the main event in particular is worth going out of your way to check out. The next pay-per-view isn't until April, but it doesn't feel like they're killing time at all. This was another enjoyable edition of Powerrr that went a little longer than the usual hour.
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