Daily Archives: March 19, 2008

Saturday Night (04.17.93)

WCW Saturday Night
April 17, 1993
Atlanta, GA
Center Stage Theatre

The current WCW & NWA Champs were as follows:
WCW World Champion: Big Van Vader (3/17/1993)
NWA World Champion: Barry Windham (2/21/1993)
WCW U.S. Champion: Dustin Rhodes (1/11/1993)
WCW/NWA World Tag Team Champions: The Hollywood Blondes (3/2/1993)
WCW World Television Champion: Paul Orndorff (3/2/1993)

Last week, Arn Anderson and Barry Windham got in a fight! Maybe they will this week too!

Your hosts are Tony Schiavone and Jesse Ventura. Read the rest of this entry

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WrestleMania IX

WWF WrestleMania IX
April 4, 1993
Las Vegas, NV
Caesar’s Palace

The current WWF Champs were as follows:
World Champion: Bret Hart (10/12/1992)
Intercontinental Champion: Shawn Michaels (10/27/1992)
World Tag Team Champions: Money Inc. (10/13/1992)

Your hosts are Jim Ross, Randy Savage & Bobby Heenan. At least there’s no Rob Bartlett. This would be JR’s WWF debut. JR and Heenan are both wearing togas to complete the ‘Roman empire’ theme for the night. Macho wears his usual extravagant ‘Macho Man’ attire, but only a tad more gay with the purple and gold. Hey wait a minute, those are WCW colors! Read the rest of this entry

Superbrawl III

WCW Superbrawl III
February 21, 1993
Asheville, NC
Asheville Civic Center

The current WCW & NWA Champs were as follows:
WCW World Champion: Big Van Vader (12/30/1992)
NWA World Champion: The Great Muta (1/4/1993)
WCW U.S. Champion: Dustin Rhodes (1/11/1993)
WCW/NWA World Tag Team Champions: Ricky Steamboat & Shane Douglas (11/18/1992)
WCW World Television Champion: vacant (11/1/1992)

Right off the bat, Eric Bischoff announces alongside Missy Hyatt that Ron Simmons is out with a shoulder injury and that Maxx Payne will get his US title shot instead. After that disturbing news, Missy says that she’s going to get a big interview later on in the evening with GUESS WHO! Johnny B. Badd makes an appearance to talk about how great he thinks WCW is. That new deal he signed must’ve been really something. Maxx Payne plays the national anthem on his axe. He’s got nothing on Jimi Hendrix. NOW LET’S HOOK EM UP!

Your hosts are Tony Schiavone and Jesse Ventura. Read the rest of this entry

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