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Starrcade 1992

WCW Starrcade 1992: Battlebowl – The Lethal Lottery
December 28, 1992
Atlanta, GA
The Omni

The current WCW & NWA Champs were as follows:
WCW World Champion: Ron Simmons (8/2/1992)
NWA World Champion: Masa Chono (8/12/1992)
WCW U.S. Champion: vacant (12/28/1992)
WCW/NWA World Tag Team Champions: Ricky Steamboat & Shane Douglas (11/18/1992)
WCW World Television Champion: vacant (11/1/1992)

Oh Turner Home Entertainment and your video editing ways.

Your hosts are Jim Ross and Jesse Ventura. Read the rest of this entry

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Clash of the Champions #15 (06.91)

WCW Clash of the Champions XV: Knocksville USA
June 14, 1991
Knoxville, TN
Civic Coliseum

The current WCW Champs were as follows:
World Champion: Ric Flair (1/11/1991)
U.S. Champion: Lex Luger (12/16/1990)
World Television Champion: Bobby Eaton (5/19/1991)
World Tag Team Champions: Rick & Scott Steiner (3/9/1991)
U.S. Tag Team Champions: The Freebirds (5/19/1991)
World Six-Man Tag Team Champions: Michael Hayes, Jimmy Garvin and Badstreet (6/3/1991)

Your hosts are Jim Ross & Tony Schiavone. Read the rest of this entry

Superbrawl I

WCW Superbrawl I: Return from the Rising Sun
May 19, 1991
St. Petersburg, FL
Bayfront Center

The current WCW Champs were as follows:
World Champion: Ric Flair (1/11/1991)
U.S. Champion: Lex Luger (12/16/1990)
World Television Champion: Arn Anderson (1/14/1991)
World Tag Team Champions: Rick & Scott Steiner (2/20/1991)
U.S. Tag Team Champions: Vacant (2/20/1991)
World Six-Man Tag Team Champions: Tommy Rich, Ricky Morton & Junkyard Dog (2/17/1991)

Before we get started, my Turner Home Entertainment tape has thrown out five matches from this twelve match card.

  • Danny Spivey pinned Ricky Morton (3:11) after a powerbomb.
  • Nikita Koloff pinned Tommy Rich (4:07) with the Russian sickle.
  • Dustin Rhodes pinned Terrance Taylor (8:05) after some interference from Mr. Hughes backfired.
  • Big Josh pinned Black Bart (3:46) after a seated senton.
  • Oz pinned Tim Parker (0:26) with a helicopter slam.
    Credit goes to ProWrestlingHistory.com

Your hosts are JR & Dusty! This would be Dusty’s last PPV as a color man until Starrcade ’95, which is a good break for all of us. Read the rest of this entry

Wrestle War 1991

Wrestle War ’91
February 24, 1991
Phoenix, Arizona
Memorial Coliseum

With my Turner Home Entertainment version, it means there’s some matches edited out, so just to show you that you aren’t missing anything, here’s what you missed! Thank you, ProWrestlingHistory.com!

– Ultraman and Eddie Guerrero defeated Rudy Boy and Huichol (7:39) when Guerrero pinned Rudy
– Itsuki Yamazaki (from the JUMPING BOMB ANGELS!) and Mami Kitimura defeated Miki Handa and Miss A (Dynamite Kansai) (6:47) when Yamazaki pinned Miss A
– The Wild Eyed Southern Boys (Tracey Smothers and Steve Armstrong) defeated The Royal Family (Rip Morgan and Jack Victory) (12:05) when Smothers pinned Morgan.
– Terry Taylor pinned Tom Zenk (10:59) in a “no DQ” match.

Ok, here we go.

Your hosts are JR & Dusty! Read the rest of this entry

Clash of the Champions #10 (02.90)

NWA Clash of the Champions X: Texas Shootout
February 6, 1990
Corpus Christi, TX
The Coliseum

The current NWA Champs were as follows:
World Champion: Ric Flair (5/7/1989)
U.S. Champion: Lex Luger (5/22/1989)
World Tag Team Champions: Rick & Scott Steiner (11/1/1989)
World Television Champion: Arn Anderson (1/2/1990)

Your hosts are Jim Ross & Jim Cornette! Read the rest of this entry

Saturday Night’s Main Event #10 (03.87)

WWF Saturday Night’s Main Event #10
March 14, 1987
Detroit, MI
Joe Louis Arena
(Taped on 2/21/1987)

The current WWF Champs were as follows:
World Champion: Hulk Hogan (1/23/1984)
Intercontinental Champion: Randy Savage (2/8/1986)
World Tag Team Champions: The Hart Foundation (1/26/1987)
Women’s Champion: The Fabulous Moolah (7/9/1986)

Andre has torn out the hearts and souls of the little Hulksters by joining with the Heenan family. Now Hulk wants some revenge! Elizabeth is having her SCARIEST NIGHT EVER! The Hart Foundation likes to giggle! Damien is hungry enough to eat a huge fat guy! This is Saturday Night’s Main Event!

Your hosts are Vince McMahon and Jesse Ventura! Read the rest of this entry

WrestleMania 2

WWF WrestleMania 2: What The World Is Coming To
April 7, 1986
Uniondale, NY/Chicago, IL/Los Angeles, CA
Nassau Coliseum/Rosemont Horizon/L.A. Sports Arena

The current WWF Champs were as follows:
World Champion: Hulk Hogan (1/23/1984)
Intercontinental Champion: Randy Savage (2/8/1986)

World Tag Team Champions: Greg Valentine & Brutus Beefcake (8/24/1985)
Women’s Champion: The Fabulous Moolah (11/25/1985)

Cheap plug: I strongly recommend the “Main Event: WWE in the Raging 80s” book that WWE has put out. It’s a great read with more 1980s information than you’ll probably ever want to know.

From New York, our hosts are Vince McMahon and Susan St. James! Remember McMillan & Wife? Well, she’s wife. The legendary Ray Charles sings “America the Beautiful”! Read the rest of this entry

Clash of the Champions #9 (11.89)

NWA Clash of the Champions IX: New York Knockout
November 15, 1989
Troy, NY
RPI Fieldhouse

Terry Funk doesn’t want Flair’s NWA belt, he just wants to take his pride! You know, knock that guy down a peg or two.

Your hosts are Jim Ross and Gordon Solie. Read the rest of this entry

Halloween Havoc 1989

NWA Halloween Havoc ’89: Settling The Score
October 28, 1989
Philadelphia, PA
Civic Center

Your hosts are JR & Bob Caudle! Read the rest of this entry

Clash of the Champions #8 (09.89)

NWA Clash of the Champions VIII: Fall Brawl
September 12, 1989
Columbia, SC
USC Carolina Coliseum

Your hosts are JR and Corny! Read the rest of this entry

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