Hard Times
PromotionsNational Wrestling Alliance
First eventNWA Hard Times (2020)

NWA Hard Times is a professional wrestling pay-per-view event produced by National Wrestling Alliance (NWA). The first event took place on January 24, 2020, and the second event took place on December 4, 2021, making it a recurring annual pay-per-view event.


The inaugural Hard Times event took part on January 24, 2020, at the GPB Studios, in Atlanta, Georgia,[1] where Ricky Starks defeated Trevor Murdoch in the finals of a 12-man single-elimination tournament to become the inaugural NWA World Television Champion.[1]


# Event Date City Venue Main Event Ref.
1 Hard Times January 24, 2020 Atlanta, Georgia GPB Studios Ricky Starks vs. Trevor Murdoch in a tournament final for the new NWA World Television Championship [1]
2 Hard Times 2 December 4, 2021 Trevor Murdoch (c) vs. Mike Knox for the NWA Worlds Heavyweight Championship [2]
3 Hard Times 3 November 12, 2022 Chalmette, Louisiana Frederick J. Sigur Civic Center Trevor Murdoch (c) vs. Matt Cardona vs. Tyrus in a three-way match for the NWA Worlds Heavyweight Championship [3]
4 Hard Times (2024) March 2, 2024 Dothan, Alabama Dothan Civic Center TBA [4]
(c) – refers to the champion(s) heading into the match


  1. ^ a b c Powell, Jason (January 24, 2020). "NWA Hard Times results: Powell's live review of the NWA TV Title tournament, Nick Aldis vs. Flip Gordon, Aron Stevens vs. Scott Steiner for the NWA National Title, Allysin Kay vs. Thunder Rosa for the NWA Women's Title, NWA Tag Title Triple Threat". Pro Wrestling Dot Net. Archived from the original on March 20, 2023. Retrieved February 22, 2022.
  2. ^ Justin, McClelland (January 24, 2020). "12/4 NWA HARD TIMES 2 PPV REPORT: Murdoch vs. Knox, Aldis vs. Latimer, Kamille vs. Melina, more". Pro Wretling Torch. Archived from the original on September 30, 2022. Retrieved February 22, 2022.
  3. ^ DeFelice, Robert (August 27, 2020). "Date And Location Announced For NWA Hard Times 2022". Fightful. Archived from the original on April 9, 2023. Retrieved August 28, 2022.
  4. ^ DeFelice, Robert (January 4, 2024). "NWA Hard Times 2024 To Emanate From Dothan, Alabama On 3/2/24". Fightful. Archived from the original on January 5, 2024. Retrieved January 24, 2024.