Indy News Update #2 for February 5, 2011
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Tony Givens sent this in:

East TN’s Championship Wrestling Alliance ( has joined the National Wrestling Alliance and will now be known as NWA Smoky Mountain… CWA Commissioner Robbie Cassidy made the announcement at last night’s Championship Wrestling TV Taping in Gray, TN.

The Championship Wrestling Alliance, based in the Tri-Cities area of Northeast TN, has presented top quality wrestling events for the last 7 years. Their television show, Championship Wrestling TV has aired consecutively in their home market for over 6 years. The show’s current timeslot is at Noon on Saturdays on Tri-Cities CW 4. The show is posted online at every week and has been available in the past in national syndication via AMG-TV. The newly rechristened NWA Smoky Mountain will continue to tape television every Thursday Night in Morristown, TN at the National Guard Armory in addition to house shows throughout East TN.

Cassidy also announced that on April 2nd in Kingsport, TN at the Civic Auditorium, NWA Smoky Mountain will hold the Smoky Mountain Cup Tournament. 12 of the best wrestlers from around the region will compete in 6 singles matches. The winners of those matches will advance to a 6 Way Elimination Match to determine who takes home the Smoky Mountain Cup… Also on April 2nd, CWA Commissioner Robbie Cassidy will step back into the ring, for one night only, to take on the man that ended his career, the newly named, NWA SM Heavyweight Champion, Chris Richards. Cassidy has not been in the ring since being injured by Richards on June 19 in the very same venue, the Kingsport Civic Auditorium.

NWA SM’s first event under the new banner will take place this Thursday in Morristown, TN at the National Guard Armory. In attendance, NWA Legend and one half of the Rock n’ Roll Express, Ricky Morton; Former multi-time NWA World Tag Team Champion and former TNA star, David Young, and all the former stars of the CWA… Bell time is 7:30 PM!

Devin Cutting sent this in:

Zach Gowen and Simon Dean will be appearing at the Central Empire Wrestling event in Oskaloosa, Iowa on March 26th, 2011. Go to for info about CEW and or for info about wrestling worldwide.