Chase Owens chased the NWA Southeastern Heavyweight Title for 5 years before finally winning it back in February from Jason Kincaid. Since that time Owens has been a fighting champion, defending the championship not only in NWA Smoky Mountain but in other promotions as well.
On Saturday, June 17 at Summer Bash, Owens will defend his championship against “Mr. Everybody Knows” Shawn Shultz. The 15-year veteran, Shultz is has long been regarded as one of the best wrestlers in East Tennessee. But in order to prove that he THE best, he must win the NWA Southeastern Heavyweight Championship.