Wrestling Roundup: January 15, 2020

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The Wrestling Roundup is here to bring you all the news and rumors you need to know in one place.

NWA Powerrr Results

Another week, another quality episode of NWA Powerrr. It really is the best hour of wrestling in a week, mainly because it is a single hour. What happened this week? Full results below:

  • Zane Dawson def. Dave Dawson to advance in the NWA Television Title Tournament
  • Melina def. Ashley Vox
  • Aron Stevens & Question Mark def. Outlaw Inc.
  • Robert Gibson, Eli Drake & Tim Storm def. Scott Steiner & The Wildcards

With the six-man tag win, Ricky Morton will now get an NWA World Championship shot against Nick Aldis. You can watch the full episode here:

Impact Wrestling Results

Hard to Kill saw Tessa Blanchard capture the Impact World Championship around controversy and backlash for actions in her past. Would Impact address it at all, and if so how would they do it? What other fallout would Impact have in store? The matches from the show were dark matches from Hard to Kill or matches from House of Hardcore. Those match results are here:

  • Desi Hit Squad def. The Rascalz, Reno Scum, and TJP & Daga
  • Joey Ryan def. Johnny Swinger
  • Ace Austin (c) def. Moose, Eddie Edwards & Fallah Bahh to retain the X Division Championship

Tessa Blanchard was interviewed on the show about her title win. It was essentially kept in kayfabe, and the link to the interview is here:

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New WWE Performance Centre Class Announced

On Tuesday, WWE announced it’s latest class for the Performance Centre. It is a class headlined by former Mae Young Classic competitor Mercedes Martinez. Alongside Martinez, five more names were announced, including:

  • Independent wrestler Jake Atlas
  • Titan Games first female Titan Emily Andzulis
  • Former NFL player Anthony Francis
  • Former college basketball player Zecheriah Smith
  • Cirque du Soleil performer Sidney Bateman

Full writeups on the new recruits is listed here on WWE.com.

Miz Hosting New Show

We’re going to be seeing even more of The Miz on USA Network. The Wrap is reporting that Miz is one of the hosts of USA’s new Cannonball, a Wipeout-esque show (h/t CagesideSeats). People will compete in “the biggest, wettest, slippery-est water sports competition ever created,” according to USA. Good to see The Miz continue to get acting and non-wrestling gigs, as he is a talented talker and host.

One for the Road

Old school Marty Scurll on a dating show being mocked by old school Jimmy Havoc is some quality television:

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