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Monday Nitro (07.15.96)

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WCW Monday Nitro
July 15, 1996
Orlando, FL
Disney MGM Studios

The current WCW champs were as follows:
WCW World Champion: The Giant (4/29/1996)
WCW U.S. Champion: Ric Flair (7/7/1996)
WCW World Tag Team Champions: Harlem Heat (6/24/1996)
WCW World Television Champion: Lex Luger (3/6/1996)
WCW World Cruiserweight Champion: Rey Mysterio (7/8/1996)

All the major WCW stars – Flair, Savage, Sting, Giant – they’re over in New Japan for a two-day tour. Read the rest of this entry

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Great American Bash 1996

WCW Great American Bash
June 16, 1996
Baltimore, MD
Baltimore Arena

The current WCW champs were as follows:
WCW World Champion: The Giant (4/29/1996)
WCW U.S. Champion: Konnan (1/29/1996)
WCW World Tag Team Champions: Sting & Lex Luger (1/22/1996)
WCW World Television Champion: Lex Luger (3/6/1996)
WCW World Cruiserweight Champion: Dean Malenko (5/18/1996)

Your hosts are Tony Schiavone and Dusty Rhodes. Tony mentions the death of Dusty’s old tag team partner and friend, Dick Murdoch.

Sgt. Craig Pittman brings out the U.S. flag for the national anthem. Read the rest of this entry

Monday Nitro (06.03.96)

WCW Monday Nitro
June 3, 1996
Asheville, NC
Civic Center

The current WCW champs were as follows:
WCW World Champion: The Giant (4/29/1996)
WCW U.S. Champion: Konnan (1/29/1996)
WCW World Tag Team Champions: Sting & Lex Luger (1/22/1996)
WCW World Television Champion: Lex Luger (3/6/1996)
WCW World Cruiserweight Champion: Dean Malenko (5/18/1996)

HOUR NUMBER ONE!

Your hosts are Tony Schiavone & Larry Zbyszko. Read the rest of this entry

Monday Nitro (05.20.96)

WCW Monday Nitro
May 20, 1996
Monroe, LA
Civic Center

The current WCW champs were as follows:
WCW World Champion: The Giant (4/29/1996)
WCW U.S. Champion: Konnan (1/29/1996)
WCW World Tag Team Champions: Sting & Lex Luger (1/22/1996)
WCW World Television Champion: Lex Luger (3/6/1996)
WCW World Cruiserweight Champion: Dean Malenko (5/18/1996)

Your hosts are Eric Bischoff and Bobby Heenan. NO MORE MONGO! He’s busy training with Kevin Greene for the Great American Bash.

This would be the first episode of Nitro to run longer than an hour as this show ran for 90 minutes. Read the rest of this entry

Slamboree 1996

Slamboree 1996
May 19, 1996
Baton Rouge, LA
Riverside Centroplex

The current WCW champs were as follows:
WCW World Champion: The Giant (4/29/1996)
WCW U.S. Champion: Konnan (1/29/1996)
WCW World Tag Team Champions: Sting & Lex Luger (1/22/1996)
WCW World Television Champion: Lex Luger (3/6/1996)
WCW World Cruiserweight Champion: Dean Malenko (5/18/1996)

Your hosts are Tony Schiavone, Dusty Rhodes, & Bobby Heenan. Read the rest of this entry

Monday Nitro (04.29.96)

WCW Monday Nitro
April 29, 1996
Albany, GA
Civic Center
(Taped on 4/22/96)

The current WCW champs were as follows:
WCW World Champion: Ric Flair (2/11/1996)
WCW U.S. Champion: Konnan (1/29/1996)
WCW World Tag Team Champions: Sting & Lex Luger (1/22/1996)
WCW World Television Champion: Lex Luger (3/6/1996)

Your hosts are Eric Bischoff, Bobby Heenan, and that Emmy-award winning Steve “Mongo” McMichael.

This was pre-taped due to most of the talent gone to wrestle for New Japan throughout the week. Read the rest of this entry

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