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New entrants set for NWA Empower Invitational Cup, tag tournament


New entrants have been added to the Women's Invitational Cup and Women's Tag Team title tournament at NWA Empower.

The NWA announced on Thursday that Masha Slamovich will take part in the Women's Invitational Cup at Empower. She's the eighth entrant announced for the gauntlet battle royale, joining Tootie Lynn, Jamie Senegal, Chelsea Green, Lady Frost, Debbie Malenko, Bianca Carelli, and Jennacide.

The Women's Invitational Cup will feature 10 entrants. The winner will receive a shot at the NWA World Women's Championship the following night at NWA 73.

It was also announced that Hell On Heels (Renee Michelle & Sahara 7) will be competing in the NWA Women's Tag Team Championship tournament. The one-night tournament will feature four teams and will crown new NWA Women's Tag Team Champions. The Hex (Allysin Kay & Marti Belle) are also set for the tournament.

The NWA Women's Tag Team titles are being reintroduced in the tournament.

Mickie James is the executive producer of the all-women's Empower pay-per-view. The show will take place at the Khorassan Ballroom at the Chase Park Plaza hotel in St Louis, Missouri on Saturday, August 28. Here's the updated card for the PPV:

  • NWA Women's Invitational Cup (Tootie Lynn, Jamie Senegal, Chelsea Green, Lady Frost, Debbie Malenko, Bianca Carelli, Jennacide, Masha Slamovich, and two wrestlers to be announced)
  • NWA World Women's Champion Kamille defends against Leyla Hirsch
  • Impact Knockouts Champion Deonna Purrazzo defends against Melina
  • NWA Women's Tag Team title tournament (The Hex, Hell On Heels, and two teams to be announced)