A surprising news has shaken the world of professional wrestling. Through the social networks of him, the fighter Nick Aldis has confirmed his departure from the National Wrestling Alliance after a cycle of five years within this company.
A few moments ago, “The National Treasure” used his official Instagram account to confirm that he had already notified NWA of his departure from the company. Nick Aldis clarified that his contract will end on January 1, 2023, thus becoming a free agent waiting to sign with another company in the near future. Aldis still scheduled to participate in Hard Times 3 next week, where he will have a heads up against competitor Odinson.
The reasons for this departure were clarified in recent months by Nick Aldis himself. The competitor was open on several occasions about their dislike of the current course of the National Wrestling Alliance. Tensions between Aldis and the company caused the competitor to be suddenly dropped for several dates, including the NWA anniversary show. Others companies like AEW and WWE showed their interest in the past for having Aldis among their ranks.
Since his debut for NWA in September 2017, Nick Aldis became the company’s biggest standard-bearer under current chairman Billy Corgan. At the end of that year, the fighter first captured the NWA World Heavyweight Championship, holding it for almost a year and defending it around the world. After a rivalry with Cody Rhodes in 2018, Aldis captured the “ten pounds of gold“for the second time and held it for 1043 consecutive daysa record that is only surpassed by names like Lou Thesz, Dory Funk Jr., Dan Severn and Gene Kiniski.