Various: NWA Crockett Cup 2020 Date Announced, Updated SmackDown Ratings, Indies

NWA Announces Date for Their Crockett Cup 2020 Tag Team Tournament

NWA recently announced that this year’s Crockett Cup tag team tournament will be taking place on April 19th at the Gateway Arena in College Park, Georgia.

It was also announced that tickets will go on sale starting on February 28th for the general public and a pre-sale will be held on February 27th.

Post Wrestling’s John Pollock reported that this venue opened in November 2019 and has a listed attendance capacity of 5,000 for concert events and likely the same for wrestling events.

Updated WWE Friday Night SmackDown Ratings

This past Friday’s episode of WWE Friday Night SmackDown drew a final viewership of 2,464,000 on FOX, according to Showbuzz Daily. This was down compared to the initial overnight number of 2,482,000 viewers on the network.

Misc. Wrestling News & Notes

Impact Wrestling announced that Alpha-1 Wrestling has recently joined their Impact Plus streaming service. Four of Alpha-1’s shows from 2019 and their Deadly Encounter event from February 16th have been added to the service’s VOD section.

Over The Top Wrestling announced that AEW’s Jon Moxley and PAC will be making an appearance for the company at their ScrapperMania 6 event on March 14th in Dublin, Ireland.

PROGRESS Wrestling announced that they will be providing an official update soon regarding the status of their upcoming April 26th event due to WWE’s recent announcement of their next NXT UK TakeOver event, which takes place on the same day.

Stardom and New Japan Pro Wrestling recently announced that they are cancelling several of their upcoming events due to the on-going coronavirus outbreak. Stardom announced that they have cancelled the remainder of their February events and two events in March. NJPW announced they have cancelled all of their upcoming fan meet & greets but live events will still go on as scheduled.

Ring of Honor announced a new match for the card of their 18th Anniversary event on March 13th in Las Vegas, Nevada:
– ROH World Tag Team Championship – Villain Enterprises (Marty Scurll & Flip Gordon) vs. Jay Lethal & Jonathan Gresham