Since December 9th, 2017, “The National Treasure” Nick Aldis has been the NWA Worlds Heavyweight Champion and the man who carries the famous Ten Pounds of Gold. On February 11th, 2018, Nick began the Aldis Crusade with Ten Pounds of Gold. A unique crusade that sees the reigning and defending NWA Worlds Champion facing over twenty plus opponents on four continents in sixty plus days. This past week in the United Kingdom, Nick Aldis faced seven challengers in nine days defeating each with the King’s Lynn Cloverleaf.
In this episode of Ten Pounds of Gold, we follow the champion as he returns to his hometown of King’s Lynn and the village of Docking where he grew up. From the shores of Exmouth, Nick Aldis explains why he decided to bring the Ten Pounds of Gold back to these venues in the United Kingdom. The story of Nick Aldis is often told from one perspective and now you’ll hear it from the champion himself.
Ten Pounds of Gold is a documentary series from Lightning One and documents the ongoing legacy and history of the NWA Worlds Heavyweight Championship. This famous championship’s lineage stretches back to 1948 with names like Lou Thesz, Jack Brisco, Dory Funk Jr, Harley Race, Terry Funk, Ric Flair, Ricky Steamboat, Sting, The Great Muta, AJ Styles, Jeff Jarrett, Adam Pearce, Colt Cabana, Tim Storm and more.