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MLW’s Davey Richards To Defend National Openweight Championship At NWA 74

Major League Wrestling continues to open the forbidden door this summer as it has been announced that MLW National Openweight Champion Davey Richards will take part in NWA 74.

NWA confirmed the match on social media on Thursday, sending out the following message:

“The sheets beat us to it: Thank you to @MLW for working with us to make wrestling fans happy as The National Openweight Championship will be defended on Night 2 of #NWA74! @RichardsWesley defends against @ThrillbillyTCB w/@TheGlamazonPDM!”

The current card for NWA 74 is as follows:

Night One (8/27)

  • NWA Women’s World Championship: Kamille (c) vs. Taya Valkyrie
  • Tables Match: Bully Ray vs. Mike Knox
  • NWA World Junior Heavyweight Championship: Homicide (c) vs. Kerry Morton
  • NWA National Heavyweight Championship: Jax Dane (c) vs. Cyon
  • Burke Invitational – Winner Receives NWA Women’s Championship Match On Night 2
  • EC3 vs. Mims

Night Two (8/28)

  • NWA Worlds Heavyweight Championship: Trevor Murdoch (c) vs. Tyrus
  • NWA Women’s World Championship: Kamille (c) vs. winner of Burke Invitational
  • NWA United States Tag Team Championships 10-Team Battle Royale
  • Street Fight for the NWA Women’s Tag Team Championship: Pretty Empowered (Kenzie Paige & Ella Envy) (c) vs. The Hex (Allysin Kay & Marti Belle)
  • MLW National Openweight Championship: Davey Richards (c) vs. Thrillbilly Silas

READ MORE: Court Bauer Calls Davey Richards A Locker Room Leader And A Real Hero, Grateful To Have Him In MLW

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