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Mickie James announced the return of the NWA Women’s Tag Team Titles at NWA EmPowerrr during an Instagram Live conversation with NWA President Billy Corgan. The tournament, which will take place on August 28 in St. Louis, will crown the new champions.
On Friday morning, Mickie announced the news on Instagram with the following statement:
“Tickets for @nwa #Empowerrr #nwa73 & 2 days of #Powerrr taping live from the Historic @chaseparkplaza in STL go on sale TODAY 5pm central @ticketmaster !!! I promise they’re not gonna last. Also HUGE decision and Announcement from Billy & myself. We are bringing back the NWA Women’s Tag Team Championships. The winner will be Crowned at EMPowerrr. I’m scouring for the top teams and I know we ALL can’t wait to see the championships brought back to their former glory. Thank you everyone for tuning in.”
James also revealed some of the names competing on Thursday afternoon, saying Kylie Rae and Jennacide will be in the mix. She also stated that any woman on the current NWA roster who “really wants to be a part of this Historic event in STL” will be engaged in the event.
The NWA Women’s Tag Team Championships were first held in the 1950s but were discontinued in 1984 when the championships were sold to the WWF, who then formed the WWF Women’s Tag Team Championships. The final NWA Women’s Tag Team Champions were Princess Victoria and Velvet McIntyre.