Nick Aldis walked into NWA Into the Fire as the NWA World Heavyweight Championship, and he walked out the same, as he took down James Storm in an incredible two-out-of-three falls match at the pay-per-view. In a match that saw both superstars giving it their all, it was Aldis who came away as the winner, retaining his belt in grand fashion.
For a brief recap of the match, check out below, and make sure to follow along with our live coverage of NWA Into the Fire:
Aldis soon goes for another superplex, but Storm fights free and knocks Nick down. Big diving elbow by Storm, but another kickout by “The National Treasure.” “NWA” chant breaks out. Aldis goes for a Kingsland Cloverleaf but Storms rolls him up for two. Storm channels Flair for a figure-four leg lock. Aldis fights off pinfall losses while locked in the hold. He finally reverses the pressure.
Two get to their feet. Aldis catches Storm for a tombstone piledriver. He climbs the turnbuckle. Big elbow drop. Storm kicks out.
Storm looks to be in trouble, but he ducks a clothesline and and Aldis accidentally hits Hebner. Tim runs to check in on Brian. Aldis tries to get Hebner to come to, but in comes Tim Storm to take the reigns. Near fall by Storm. Last Call superkick leaves Aldis dizzy in the corner. He rolls Aldis up but Aldis kicks out and sends Storm crashing into a now exposed turnbuckle that Nick was just in. Nick turns him over for the Kingsland Cloverleaf. Storm is out cold. Tim Storm calls for the bell and the match is over.
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