UPDATE: Jazz tweeted after it was announced that she’s vacated the NWA Women’s title: “Due to medical and personal issues in my life at this time. I’m having to turn the belt over without defending it. I will post again soon… Thanks for your support. S/O to @nwa for giving me the opportunity of being the best Women’s Champion. One helluva run. Got to work some of the best talent in the game today.. hopefully this will not be the end. Until. #Andstill.”
The NWA will be crowning a new Women’s Champion at this Saturday’s Crockett Cup event.
It was announced today that Jazz has vacated the NWA World Women’s Championship and won’t be appearing at the Crockett Cup.
Jazz was supposed to defend her title against Allysin Kay (formerly known as Sienna in Impact Wrestling) at the Crockett Cup. Kay will be in the match to crown a new champion, with the NWA noting that her opponent will be announced this week.
Kay was a two-time Knockouts Champion in Impact. She was also a participant in last year’s Mae Young Classic and is a former SHINE Champion.
Jazz had been NWA Women’s Champion since September 2016.
Cabarrus Arena in Concord, North Carolina will host the Crockett Cup on Saturday. The NWA is partnering with ROH for the event, and it will air live on HonorClub, Fite TV, and pay-per-view. NWA Worlds Heavyweight Champion Nick Aldis is defending his title against Marty Scurll, while NWA National Champion Willie Mack is defending against Colt Cabana.
The Briscoes vs. The Rock ‘n’ Roll Express and Satoshi Kojima & Yuji Nagata vs. PCO & Brody King are the matches on the left side of the Crockett Cup bracket. On the right side, Flip Gordon & Bandido vs. Stuka Jr. & Guerrero Maya Jr. and Jax Dane & Crimson vs. the winners of a wild card battle royal (which will take place that night) are the tournament matches.