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By Mike Johnson on 2022-07-21 16:48:00

NWA Champion Trevor Murdoch will now face NWA TV Champion Tyrus in the main event of the NWA 74 PPV weekend in St. Louis.  NWA President Billy Corgan announced the change during an appearance on SiriusXM's Busted Open radio show this morning.  During the appearance, Corgan complained about Aldis' politicking behind the scenes and that "no one is unhappier" than Aldis.

While things can always be turned into a storyline work, there is some truth to what Corgan claimed in that two sides are not currently getting along anywhere near the level they used to in the past.    Sources close to the situation have described the situation as things slowly eroding and finally boiling over between the two. 

One source stated that Aldis has been critical of the creative direction for the NWA, which is 100% Corgan's vision at this point, and that led to a breakdown.  Another source stated that there was "magma level" heat towards Aldis for promoting himself above the NWA and for his constantly speaking out regarding Corgan's creative decisions.  Obviously, the two sides have a bridge to mend going forward.

Aldis tweeted the following in response to Corgan's Busted Open appearance: is told that as of this afternoon, Aldis is still booked on the PPV and that a new opponent for him will be announced.  Aldis had won a tournament to earn a title shot on NWA Powerrr.

Aldis, who has been a central figure and likely the most important talent in Corgan's incarnation of the National Wrestling Alliance, is under contract with the promotion through the end of the year.

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