What happened to the National Wrestling Alliance?

What happened to the National Wrestling Alliance?

In August 2012, the NWA discontinued its memberships and started licensing its brand to wrestling promotions. In 2017, it was purchased by Billy Corgan through his Lightning One, Inc. company. By 2019, the NWA would transition to become a singular promotion.

Who owns Georgia wrestling rights?

Georgia Championship Wrestling

Acronym GCW
Founder(s) Paul Jones
Owner(s) Paul Jones (1944-1974) Jim Barnett (1974-1983) Jack Brisco (1983-1984) Jerry Brisco (1983-1984) Ole Anderson (1983-1984) Vince McMahon (1984-1990) Grady Odum (1990-present)
Parent WCW, Inc.
Sister Championship Wrestling from Georgia

Who owns National Wrestling Alliance?

As a result, 2022 finds the 74-year old wrestling promotion Corgan now owns, the National Wrestling Alliance (NWA), bringing their brand of independent wrestling to Nashville’s Fairgrounds to revive the legendary Crockett Cup Tag Team Wrestling Tournament on March 19-20, 2022.

What happened to wrestling territories?

In 1993, the territories were reorganized following the withdrawal of World Championship Wrestling (WCW) and New Japan Pro-Wrestling (NJPW). As other territories left the organization, the NWA would discontinue its memberships in August 2012.

What is the best wrestling company?

AEW (All Elite Wrestling) Currently, possibly the best promotion in the US—and arguably the world.

Is WCW and WWF the same?

Sometimes you hear it called WWF by those far out of the loop, but it’s the same company either way. However back in the ’90s, two names, even three were thrown out. That being WWF, WCW and ECW. ECW was considered more experimental than anything else.

Are wrestling territories coming back?

Ah, yes. The Territories. To many wrestling purists, pro wrestling as they knew it – the era that started with the formation of the NWA in 1948 – died in 1991 when the AWA folded.

How much did Jim Crockett Promotions sell for?

$9 million
Swallowed up by expansion and cash problems, by November 1988, on the brink of bankruptcy, Crockett sold the promotion — which had operated under his family name since 1931— to media mogul Ted Turner for $9 million, resulting in the eventual rebranding and creation of World Championship Wrestling.