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Jim Cornette Resigns From NWA Following Offensive Remarks

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Jim Cornette is no longer employed with the National Wrestling Alliance following offensive remarks made during the November 19 episode of NWA Powerrr.

Dave Lagana of the NWA issued a statement following the episode apologizing for insensitive remarks made by Jim Cornette.

NWA issued the following press release today, noting Jim Cornette has resigned from the company.

JIM CORNETTE RESIGNS FROM THE NATIONAL WRESTLING ALLIANCE

Effective immediately: Jim Cornette has resigned from the National Wrestling Alliance. As an announcer on the November 19th edition of NWA Power, Jim made remarks during a singles match between Nick Aldis and Trevor Murdoch that were both offensive and do not meet the high standards of decency and good faith of the National Wrestling Alliance.

To ensure that such an error can never happen again, we’ve established new procedures of review for all NWA programming going forward.

We sincerely regret our failure in this regard.

NWA has uploaded an edited version of the episode without Cornette’s controversial remarks.

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