NWA Worlds Heavyweight Champion Nick Aldis def. Trevor Murdoch (Non-Title)
Before the bout, Aldis addressed Kamille's silence and said she's responsible for her own actions. He also brought up how his match with Murdoch would be non-title due to being an "exhibition" of sorts. Murdoch scored a decent amount of offense and came close to securing the victory at one point, but Aldis ultimately reigned supreme. Murdoch has been handled perfectly so far.
David Marquez Interviewed The Rock 'N' Roll Express and NWA World Tag Team Champions The Wild Cards
I assumed The Rock 'N' Roll Express would be in line for a shot at the NWA World Tag Team Championship based off their recent appearances on Powerrr, and sure enough, it was announced here that they'll be vying for the gold sometime soon. The Wild Cards then offered a rebuttal by disrespecting the WWE Hall of Famers. Thomas Latimer was also asked about his connection to Kamille and he said they were just friends. I believe they're dating in real life, so it will be interesting to see how that factors into the angle (if at all).
Ricky Starks vs. ?The Question Mark? Ended in a No Contest
I have no idea why Question Mark is as over as he is, but it's cool to see. This was more of an angle than a match with Stevens and Question Mark teaming up on Starks before Colt Cabana made the save. I thought Starks and Cabana were on a collision course for the NWA National Heavyweight Championship and I guess they still could be, but it was weird that Cabana and Starks were positioned as allies here. However, this did successfully set up the night's main event with all four men.
Eli Drake Attacks Mr. Anderson
I've been slightly confused as to whether Drake is supposed to be a babyface or a heel, but he firmly established himself as a heel here with his attack on Anderson. He ran down Anderson on the mic before brutalizing him at ringside and throwing him into the turnbuckle post. I could see these two clashing on an upcoming episode of Powerrr, but personally I'd like to see it saved for the Into the Fire pay-per-view.
Thunder Rosa and Marti Belle def. NWA Women's Champion Allysin Kay and Ashley Vox
Rosa and Belle have been a cohesive unit so far and that showed in this match. It was well wrestled and all four ladies got their chance to shine at one point or another. Not only did the heel duo win, it was Rosa who pinned Kay, seemingly setting her up for a title shot. The finish came when Melina distracted Kay from the crowd. She appeared to be aligned with Rosa and Belle afterward, and if so, I like her as an addition to their act.
Aron Stevens and ?The Question Mark? def. nwa national Heavyweight Champion Colt Cabana and Ricky Starks
From an in-ring standpoint, this was decent, but the focus was largely on the dynamic Stevens and Question Mark have, which is very similar to that of Damien Mizdow and The Miz from WWE. I'm not super high on Stevens pinning Starks, just because Starks was beginning to build momentum and was being groomed for a shot at the National Heavyweight title. It's possible it will turn into a four-way with Stevens and Question Mark also involved. Afterward, James Storm called out Aldis, only to be confronted by Kamille. While she didn't speak into the mic, she did whisper something into Storm's ear that the viewers couldn't hear, which made for a nice cliffhanger.
Into the Fire is just over three weeks away, and as of now, no matches have been added to the card. On the bright side, several matches have been built up, so it's merely a matter of them being officially announced. As for this edition of Powerr, it was jam-packed with solid storytelling per usual, some quality promos and angle advancement. If I had to nitpick, the in-ring action on the whole felt like it was lacking compared to other episodes.
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