EC3 hopes to see NWA grow.
EC3 kicked off a new era for NWA when he beat Tyrus to win the NWA Worlds Heavyweight Championship at NWA 75. In recent months, rumors about a potential TV deal have been swirling. Haus of Wrestling reported that the cocaine spot may have impacted the deal, but Billy Corgan has maintained that the company's two deals remain in place. Either way, NWA looks to keep progressing heading into the new year.
Speaking with MuscleManMalcolm, NWA Worlds Heavyweight Champion EC3 was asked how he wants to see NWA grow in 2024.
"I think international markets would be cool. I think collaborations with high-level international companies would be cool. I see growth in all aspects. Cleveland, Ohio, by putting boots to the ground, myself as the champion, being from Cleveland, I literally did everything I could to make sure that building had human beings in it. As world champion, I’m doing day one shit. I’m posting posters. I did about 34 interviews. But I am about the growth. Where do I want us to grow? It would be nice in the sense, but I think the climate has changed so much that how content is distributed, things of that nature, it’s really gonna be about what’s next as opposed to what we think we needed from the past. Because TV deals in wrestling have been the cou de grace in every company since 1993. But it’s 2023. Things have changed. Obviously, that provides stability and a home base, so hopefully we find out what that is. But also to that, there’s so many other avenues for growth that by innovative like we are, we can capitalize on and be the first at something new," EC3 said.
During the interview, EC3 stated that he would want to see Elias, Madcap Moss, or Dolph Ziggler potentially come to NWA. Check out his comments here.
Billy Corgan recently repeated that NWA has two television deals with a top 20 network. Click here to see what he had to say.
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