In a tweet on October 5, the National Wrestling Alliance confirmed that he will face Thom Latimer at the show, which will be held at the Frederick J Sigur Civic Center in Chalmette, Louisiana.
EC3 has set his sights on Latimer in recent weeks, hoping to unlock his potential and help him become the man he’s meant to be. The feud reached a new level on the October 4 episode of NWA Powerrr, where Latimer challenged EC3 to a match, and the latter agreed to face him at Hard Times 3.
— NWA (@nwa) October 5, 2022
EC3 arrived in the NWA at NWA 74, where he picked up a win against Mims. Latimer has been a featured star in the NWA since 2019, and he is a former NWA World Tag Team Champion.