The NWA is moving to five PPV cycles in 2023, with more live events added to the schedule

Billy Corgan provides update on NWA schedule for 2023.

This coming weekend, the National Wrestling Alliance will present their 74th anniversary show, which will take place over two nights on August 27th and 28th. The match card for both nights has been rounded off. Worlds Heavyweight Title to defend, World Women’s Title, NWA USA Tag Team Titles return among other titles up for grabs.

The organization’s owner, Billy Corgan, was interviewed by Ariel Helwani and provided an update on the 2023 timeline for the NWA. He said they will switch from four pay-per-views to five, they will host tapings every 10 weeks instead of every 11-12 and says there will be more live events.

We currently do four pay-per-views a year. Two pay-per-views are Double, Crockett Cup and the Anniversary pay-per-view. We’re transitioning to five pay-per-view cycles next year. Right now we’re shooting about every 11-12 weeks and next year we’re going to switch to about every 10 and we’ll be adding more live events as well, so we’re already expanding for next year.

Corgan then addressed conversations he’s had with Paul “Triple H” Levesque and WWE. When Levesque directed the black-and-gold NXT, he held talks with Corgan about the NWA Houston library, but they couldn’t agree a deal.

Additionally, as WWE aired their events on WWE Network, Corgan spoke to the company about adding NWA to their content offering for the service. That didn’t materialize either, but Corgan said WWE is always respectful.

you know it was very good [Corgan’s relationship with WWE]. When Triple H was in power, before he lost power and now he’s coming back, he and I had a lot of discussions about the Houston library. He’s a particular fan of this promotion, the Paul Boesch promotion, and we just never got the deal to work that I would give him this library, and then we had discussions about being on the network for a while when they had done it on the network alone, not on Peacock, and we talked at length and I talked to – I guess mid-level managers, very smart, very smart people about being a part of the WWE spaceship. It just didn’t happen either, but they were very respectful. I’ve never had anything but positive interaction with WWE at all levels; as a fan, as a celebrity, as a professional, always great for me. Nothing to say but good things.

Here on the POST Wrestling website is an interview with Kerry Morton who will fight for the World Junior Heavyweight Title at NWA 74. Click here to view the video version of this interview.

If the citations are used in this article, please credit Ariel Helwani an H/T to POST Wrestling for the transcriptions.

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