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Old 05-01-2017, 08:46 PM
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Former TNA Wrestling President and Smashing Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan has agreed to purchase the historic National Wrestling Alliance. Corgan has a deal that would see him purchase the NWA name, rights, trademarks as well as rights and possession of the legendary NWA title belt.

No word yet on when Corgan will begin running the company or what he has in store for the various NWA member promotions, or the NWA On Demand streaming service, but we will keep you updated.

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NWA: Hey there, why so glum chum?
Billy: Wahhhh, I just got fucked by an owl.
NWA: Not bad. For a bit more you could have gotten shit on by the Bellas at the same time!
Billy: No, I wanted to play mr BookerMan and look important on TV. But that stupid Owl fucked me over and ruined my dreams.
NWA: Listen Mark, I mean Billy--
Billy: ...and my other buddy Alex Jones, whom I don't realize is playing a character, just lost custody of his---
NWA: Wanna buy the NWA?
Billy: Gee willickers! DO I! How much?
NWA: I'll cut you a deal for 25 dol---wait---How much you got Mark? I MEAN BILLY!
Billy: 2 million.
NWA: Woah! I was going to ask for 2.5 million. But since I know you really want the promotion, simply to not look like a stupid asshole again, I'll cut you a deal for an even 2 million!
Billy: SOLD!
NWA: Pleasure doing business with you Billy, I MEAN MARK.


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Old 05-01-2017, 11:47 PM
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He paid $2 million for a reprod belt?

What an idiot.
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NWA: Hey there, why so glum chum?
Billy: Wahhhh, I just got fucked by an owl.
NWA: Not bad. For a bit more you could have gotten shit on by the Bellas at the same time!
Billy: No, I wanted to play mr BookerMan and look important on TV. But that stupid Owl fucked me over and ruined my dreams.
NWA: Listen Mark, I mean Billy--
Billy: ...and my other buddy Alex Jones, whom I don't realize is playing a character, just lost custody of his---
NWA: Wanna buy the NWA?
Billy: Gee willickers! DO I! How much?
NWA: I'll cut you a deal for 25 dol---wait---How much you got Mark? I MEAN BILLY!
Billy: 2 million.
NWA: Woah! I was going to ask for 2.5 million. But since I know you really want the promotion, simply to not look like a stupid asshole again, I'll cut you a deal for an even 2 million!
Billy: SOLD!
NWA: Pleasure doing business with you Billy, I MEAN MARK.


This one is still his best theme:
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Old 05-02-2017, 12:47 PM
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He paid $2 million for a reprod belt?

What an idiot.
Not sure what he paid. I'm sure it had to be more than that. He paid ten times that much for TNA didn't he?

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This one is still his best theme:
I think that's why he used to wear the ZERO shirt.

As for the territories.

NWA: Corgan
NWA: IHA
NWA: D'Arcy
NWA: Chamberlain
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Old 05-03-2017, 02:56 AM
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I think we got it all wrong.
He thought he was buying The National Wrestling Alliance but he actually bought Northwest Airlines.

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Old 05-03-2017, 01:19 PM
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Seems silly and markish (like buying sports memorabilia at an over-the-top level), but the purchase is probably also a tax write-off for a dude who clearly does not spend his money on his wardrobe.

Funniest thing about the whole thing is that there is no mention of a video library. Buying the National Wrestling Alliance is kind of like buying an idea. WWE owns all the actual promotions video libraries that people associate with the idea of the NWA.
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He likely just wanted it so he could run about his house in his pants going "I'm the NWA Champion!"
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Old 05-03-2017, 04:37 PM
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He likely just wanted it so he could run about his house in his pants going "I'm the NWA Champion!"


Even that part is just an idea. I think the actual dome globe belt and Big Goldie are owned or held by Ric Flair and Triple H (WWE), respectively. Corgan could have just purchased a replica for $250. Instead, he purchased a replica for a price with a lot more zeroes.

Also, didn't WWE look into to purchasing the naming rights for the NWA? And when they heard the asking price, they just laughed and said no thanks?
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Old 05-03-2017, 05:58 PM
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I just went to the NWA Wiki page and you see Billy Corgan on a list of owners. Looks so stupid. But then again, the entire thing looks stupid. It's just marks preying on even bigger marks. It's a multi-level-MARKeting scam.
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Old 05-03-2017, 10:48 PM
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I know that smaller promotions run under the NWA name but what did he actually buy?
Vince made the organization obsolete.
Then Shane Douglas throwing down their title and start in ECW was the final nail in their coffin.

It sounds like he fell for the the Dixie Swindle again.
Give us some money and we will pretend you are the boss of a dying company.


He would have been better off trying to buy Global Force Wrestling. Or at least some Global Force Gold.
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