Nashville fairgrounds wrestling venue, steeped in history, to host NWA 70th anniversary show featuring @RealJeffJarrett @RealNickAldis and @CodyRhodes — Tennessean (@Tennessean) October 17, 2018

FULL FIGHT CARD AND WATCH DETAILS REVEALED FOR NWA’S 70TH ANNIVERSARY LIVE ON FITE THIS SUNDAY OCTOBER 21st Pre-orders available on FITE.TV and NWA70.COM Nashville, TN – October 16, 2018 – The momentum for the NWA 70th Anniversary keeps building strong as the National Wrestling Alliance carries the legacy of Ten Pounds of Gold forward in a mega showdown this Sunday 7:05 p.m. ET, Oct. 21 at the historic Asylum at the Nashville Fairgrounds. NWA 70 honors the fighting spirit and upholds pro wrestling tradition since 1948 is exclusively on FITE in conjunction with Global Force Entertainment (GFE). WWE Hall

Nashville’s Sports Arena is the Perfect Place for #NWA70 The NWA, and professional wrestling overall, have a long history in Nashville. Going back decades to the 1940’s, the Music City has seen some of the world’s best wrestlers ply their craft. During its existence, the Sports Arena, located at the Nashville Fairgrounds, has played host to some of wrestling’s biggest names and events. Despite its history, the Sports Arena, along with the Fairgrounds itself, were to be shuttered back in 2010. However, the Nashville City Council voted to keep it open, and both the Fairgrounds and the Arena remain open

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Former NWA Champs Bring the Legacy to Life One of the biggest features of the NWA’s 70th anniversary show will be celebrations of the lineage of the world heavyweight title. As part of this, many former NWA world title-holders will be in attendance, with some taking part in VIP meet-and-greets. These men come from diverse backgrounds and exhibit different styles in the ring, but they all carried the belt with pride, defending it all over the world in many different promotions. Each champion brought something to the table, and all are deserving of honor and respect. Below is a little

The History of the “Ten Pounds of Gold” No other title in all of professional wrestling has the history or the lineage of the NWA World’s Heavyweight Championship. It’s as simple as that. The belt currently carried by “The American Nightmare” Cody can claim a succession of champions no other title can. In fact, the NWA World Heavyweight Championship can be traced all the way back to the one held by George Hackenschmidt in 1905. Legends such as Orville Brown (the first NWA heavyweight title-holder), Lou Thesz, Pat O’Connor, “Nature Boy” Buddy Rogers, Dory Funk, Jr., Terry Funk, Harley Race,