The past few days have seen a true paradigm shift in the pro wrestling industry as hundreds of women who have been the victims of sexual assault, advances, and various other forms of mental and emotional abuse and manipulation have united in numbers to make #SpeakingOut the #MeToo of the wrestling industry. Following allegations from wrestling personality Liz Savage that NWA Vice President Dave Lagana sexually assaulted her, the National Wrestling Alliance (NWA) has announced that Lagana has resigned from his position in the company and that the NWA is “temporarily halted” while there undergo a “restructuring of executive management”.
Pursuant to allegations made by pro wrestler Liz Savage on her Twitter account, 6/18/2020, NWA VP David Lagana has resigned his position, effective immediately. As well all production of NWA content is temporarily halted, pending a restructuring of executive management positions.
— NWA (@nwa) June 19, 2020
Dave Lagana joined Billy Corgan on the executive team following his purchase of the NWA in 2017, after previously working for WWE, TNA/IMPACT Wrestling, Ring of Honor, and others in various creative capacities.
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