The following press release was sent into Wrestleview.com:
FIGHT! NATION JOINS THE NWA
UK based promotion FIGHT! NATION today announces its affiliation with the oldest and largest sanctioning body in the history of professional wrestling, the National Wrestling Alliance.
The announcement comes as NWA and FIGHT! NATION completes their agreement to broaden the reach of the NWA across the UK & Europe expanding the exposure of the NWA brand across the continent.
FIGHT! NATION will now be known as NWA FIGHT! NATION and the first card under the new banner and affiliation will be at the Islington O2 Academy, London on the 15th May.
With the partnership now in place it has been officially confirmed that NWA FIGHT! NATION will crown the first NWA British Champion and the tournament will begin on the 15th May at Islington O2 Academy, London.
NWA FIGHT! NATION Executive Mr. Wood expressed his delight.
‘I am really happy to finally announce that FIGHT! NATION has come to an agreement with the NWA and will now be part of the NWA family. The NWA has a fantastic heritage in professional wrestling and after many discussions with the President we felt that our vision for both wrestling and the NWA were in sync to be able to come to this agreement. We are proud to be able to announce that the first NWA British Champion will be crowned at FIGHT! NATION, we are also proud that the championship will be housed in our promotion. Our aim is to work alongside the president to help the vision and continued growth of the organization across the continent and what a better way to start with the first show in the UK’s capital of London.’
President R. Bruce Tharpe on the alliance of NWA FIGHT! NATION:
‘The National Wrestling Alliance is equally excited to have FIGHT! NATION as part of the NWA family. This is just the beginning of a measured expansion of the NWA into Europe and we are looking for this valuable partnership to continue long into the future!’
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