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WCW: Thunder (10.22.98)

WCW: Thunder
October 22, 1998
Albuquerque, NM
Tingley Coliseum

The current WCW champs are as follows:
WCW World Champion: Bill Goldberg (7/6/1998)
WCW U.S. Champion: Bret Hart (8/13/1998)
WCW World Tag Team Champions: The Giant & Scott Hall (7/20/1998)
WCW World Television Champion: Chris Jericho (8/10/1998)
WCW Cruiserweight Champion: Billy Kidman (9/14/1998)

Your hosts are Tony Schiavone, Bobby Heenan, and Lee Marshall. They hype up our Halloween Havoc main events and show what went down between Goldberg and Diamond Dallas Page on Nitro. Read the rest of this entry

WCW: Monday Nitro (07.06.98) REPOST!

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WCW Monday Nitro
July 6, 1998
Atlanta, GA
Georgia Dome

The current WCW champs were as follows:
WCW World Champion: Hollywood Hogan (4/20/1998)
WCW U.S. Champion: Bill Goldberg (4/20/1998)
WCW World Tag Team Champions: Sting & Kevin Nash (6/14/1998)
WCW World Television Champion: Booker T (6/14/1998)
WCW Cruiserweight Champion: Chris Jericho (6/14/1998)

Note from 2013: We have come to the fifteenth anniversary of Goldberg’s big WCW world title win over Hollywood Hogan. This was a special night at the time for me as a wrestling fan because I rarely got to stay up for the third hour of Nitro. There was magic in the air, the rumblings of change was there, all the cliches you can think of spouting out. Going into this show though at the time, I did not know Goldberg was getting a title shot until I turned on the program. I was on a road trip with my folks and my brother and had missed the Thunder and any Saturday programming leading up to this show.

Let Us Take You Back to Thunder 7/1/98. JJ Dillon announces that #1 contender Goldberg will indeed face Hollywood Hogan in the Georgia Dome on the following Nitro.

HOUR NUMBER ONE! Your hosts are Tony Schiavone, Larry Zbyszko, and Mike Tenay. Read the rest of this entry

WCW/nWo: Slamboree 1998

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WCW/nWo: Slamboree
May 17, 1998
Worcester, MA
The Centrum

The current WCW champs are as follows:
WCW World Champion: Hollywood Hogan (4/20/1998)
WCW U.S. Champion: Bill Goldberg (4/20/1998)
WCW World Tag Team Champions: The Outsiders (2/22/1998)
WCW World Television Champion: Fit Finley (5/4/1998)
WCW Cruiserweight Champion: Chris Jericho (1/24/1998)

Your hosts are Tony Schiavone, Mike Tenay, and Bobby Heenan.
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WCW: Monday Nitro (05.11.98)

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WCW: Monday Nitro
May 11, 1998
Kansas City, MO
Kemper Arena

The current WCW champs are as follows:
WCW World Champion: Hollywood Hogan (4/20/1998)
WCW U.S. Champion: Bill Goldberg (4/20/1998)
WCW World Tag Team Champions: The Outsiders (2/22/1998)
WCW World Television Champion: Fit Finley (5/4/1998)
WCW Cruiserweight Champion: Chris Jericho (1/24/1998)

With no NBA playoffs tonight, WCW is back at it with a three-hour show. Not only that, but this is the go-home Nitro to set up Slamboree. Let’s see what WCW has in store.

HOUR NUMBER ONE! Your hosts are Tony Schiavone, Mike Tenay, and Larry Zbyszko.
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WCW: Monday Nitro (05.26.97)

WCW Monday Nitro
May 26, 1997
Nashville, TN
Municipal Auditorium

The current WCW champs were as follows:
WCW World Champion: Hollywood Hogan (8/10/1996)
WCW U.S. Champion: Dean Malenko (3/16/1997)
WCW World Tag Team Champions: The Outsiders (10/27/1996)
WCW World Television Champion: Steven Regal (5/18/1997)
WCW Cruiserweight Champion: Syxx (2/23/1997)
WCW Women’s Champion: Akira Hokuto (12/29/1996)

HOUR NUMBER ONE! Your hosts are Tony Schiavone, Mike Tenay, and Larry Zbyszko. Read the rest of this entry

Monday Nitro (02.17.97)

WCW Monday Nitro
February 17, 1997
Tampa, FL
Florida State Fairgrounds

The current WCW champs were as follows:
WCW World Champion: Hollywood Hogan (8/10/1996)
WCW U.S. Champion: Eddie Guerrero (12/29/1996)
WCW World Tag Team Champions: The Outsiders (10/27/1996)
WCW World Television Champion: Lord Steven Regal (8/20/1996)
WCW Cruiserweight Champion: Dean Malenko (1/21/1997)
WCW Women’s Champion: Akira Hokuto (12/29/1996)

HOUR NUMBER ONE! Your hosts are Tony Schiavone and Larry Zbyszko. Read the rest of this entry

Bigelow’s Replay: WCW Nitro 5/26/97

WCW Nitro 5/26/97
Municipal Auditorium
Nashville, TN

Hour 1

Announcers: Tony Schiavone, Larry Zbyszko & Mike Tenay

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NWA-TNA Weekly PPV #6 7-24-2002

  • National Wrestling Alliance/Total Non-Stop Action presents Weekly PPV #6 7-24-2202

From: Nashville, Tennessee

Jeff Jarrett attacks security with a steel chair in the ring. Read the rest of this entry

ECW World Tag Team Titles History

Champion Won From Date City/Event
The Super
Destroyers
The Night Breed 6/23/1992 Philadelphia, PA[1]
Tony Stetson &
Larry Winters
The Super
Destroyers
4/2/1993 Radnor, PA
The Suicide
Blondes[2]
Tony Stetson &
Larry Winters
4/3/1993 Philadelphia, PA
The Super
Destroyers (2)
The Suicide
Blondes
5/15/1993 Philadelphia, PA
The Suicide
Blondes (2)
The Super
Destroyers
5/15/1993 Philadelphia, PA[3]
The Dark Patriot &
Eddie Gilbert
Salvatore Bellamo
& The Sandman
8/8/1993 Philadelphia, PA[4]
Johnny Hotbody &
Tony Stetson
10/1/1993 NWA Bloodfest:
Part 1[5]
Tommy Dreamer &
Johnny Gunn
Johnny Hotbody &
Tony Stetson
11/13/1993 November to
Remember
Kevin Sullivan &
The Tazmaniac
Shane Douglas &
Tommy Dreamer
12/4/1993 Philadelphia, PA[6]
The Public Enemy Kevin Sullivan &
The Tazmaniac
3/6/1994 Philadelphia, PA
Cactus Jack &
Mikey Whipwreck
The Public Enemy 8/27/1994 NWA World Title
Tournament
The Public Enemy
(2)
Cactus Jack &
Mikey Whipwreck
11/5/1994 November to
Remember
Sabu &
The Tazmaniac
The Public Enemy 2/4/1995 Double Tables
Chris Benoit &
Dean Malenko
Sabu &
The Tazmaniac
2/25/1995 Return of the
Funker
The Public Enemy
(3)
Chris Benoit &
Dean Malenko
4/8/1995 Three Way
Dance
[7]
Raven &
Stevie Richards
The Public Enemy 6/30/1995 Jim Thorpe, PA
The Pitbulls Raven &
Stevie Richards
9/16/1995 Gangsta’s Paradise
Raven &
Stevie Richards
(2)
The Pitbulls 10/7/1995 Philadelphia, PA
The Public Enemy
(4)
Raven &
Stevie Richards
10/7/1995 Philadelphia, PA[8]
2 Cold Scorpio &
The Sandman
The Public Enemy 10/28/1995 Philadelphia, PA[9]
Cactus Jack &
Mikey Whipwreck
(2)
2 Cold Scorpio &
The Sandman
12/29/1995 New York, NY[10]
The Eliminators Cactus Jack &
Mikey Whipwreck
2/3/1996 Queens, NY[11]
The Gangstas The Eliminators 8/3/1996 The Doctor Is In
The Eliminators
(2)
The Gangstas 12/20/1996 Middletown, NY
The Dudley Boyz The Eliminators 3/15/1997 Hostile City
Showdown
The Eliminators
(3)
The Dudley Boyz 4/13/1997 Barely Legal
The Dudley Boyz
(2)
The Eliminators 6/20/1997 Waltham, MA[12]
The Gangstas (2) The Dudley Boyz 7/19/1997 Heat Wave
The Dudley Boyz
(3)
The Gangstas 8/17/1997 Hardcore
Heaven
[13]
John Kronus
& New Jack
The Dudley Boyz 9/20/1997 As Good As It Gets
Little Guido &
Tracy Smothers
John Kronus
& New Jack
10/18/1997 Philadelphia, PA
Doug Furnas
& Phil LaFon
Little Guido &
Tracy Smothers
12/5/1997 Waltham, MA
Chris Candido
& Lance Storm
Doug Furnas
& Phil LaFon
12/6/1997 Better
Than Ever[14]
Sabu &
Rob Van Dam
Chris Candido
& Lance Storm
6/27/1998 Philadelphia, PA
The Dudley Boyz
(4)
Sabu &
Rob Van Dam
10/24/1998 Cleveland, OH
Balls Mahoney &
Masato Tanaka
The Dudley Boyz 11/1/1998 November to
Remember
The Dudley Boyz
(5)
Balls Mahoney &
Masato Tanaka
11/6/1998 Queens, NY
Sabu &
Rob Van Dam (2)
The Dudley Boyz 12/13/1998 Japan
The Dudley Boyz
(6)
Sabu &
Rob Van Dam
4/17/1999 Buffalo, NY[15]
Spike Dudley &
Balls Mahoney
The Dudley Boyz 7/18/1999 Heat Wave
The Dudley Boyz
(7)
Spike Dudley &
Balls Mahoney
8/13/1999 Cleveland, OH
Spike Dudley &
Balls Mahoney (2)
The Dudley Boyz 8/14/1999 ECW on TNN
The Dudley Boyz
(8)
Spike Dudley &
Balls Mahoney
8/26/1999 ECW on TNN
Raven &
Tommy Dreamer
The Dudley Boyz 8/26/1999 ECW on TNN
The
Impact Players
Raven &
Tommy Dreamer
1/9/2000 Guilty as Charged
Tommy Dreamer &
Masato Tanaka
The
Impact Players
2/26/2000 ECW on TNN
Raven &
Mike Awesome
Tommy Dreamer &
Masato Tanaka
3/4/2000 Philadelphia, PA
The
Impact Players (2)
Raven &
Mike Awesome
3/12/2000 Living
Dangerously[16]
Yoshihiro Tajiri &
Mikey Whipwreck
Simon Diamond &
Johnny Swinger
8/25/2000 ECW on TNN[17]
Little Guido &
Tony Mamaluke
Yoshihiro Tajiri &
Mikey Whipwreck
8/26/2000 ECW on TNN
Danny Doring
& Roadkill
Little Guido &
Tony Mamaluke
12/3/2000 Massacre on
34th Street[18]

Footnotes:
[1]: This was a tournament final.
[2]: The Suicide Blondes consisted of Chris Candido, Johnny Hotbody & Chris Michaels. Since there were three members of the team, all three members were allowed to defend the titles using the Freebird Rule.
[3]: The titles were vacated once Chris Candido left ECW for Smoky Mountain Wrestling.
[4]: This was a tournament final.
[5]: Johnny Hotbody and Tony Stetson were awarded the titles due to the fact that the Dark Patriot and Eddie Gilbert were leaving ECW.
[6]: Shane Douglas substituted for Johnny Gunn in this match.
[7]: This was a three-way match which also included the team of Rick Steiner & The Tazmaniac.
[8]: This was a three-way match which also included the team of The Gangstas.
[9]: Scorpio defeated Rocco Rock in a match also for Scorpio’s ECW World TV title, choosing Sandman as his partner.
[10]: Whipwreck defeated Scorpio in a match for his TV and Tag Team titles; Cactus Jack appointed himself as Mikey’s partner.
[11]: This match aired on February 6, 1996, on ECW Hardcore TV.
[12]: The Dudley Boyz defeated John Kronus in a handicap match due to Perry Saturn being injured.
[13]: Due to Mustafa Saed leaving ECW, the Dudley Boyz were once again crowned ECW world tag team champions.
[14]: This was a three-way match which also involved the team of Balls Mahoney & Axl Rotten.
[15]: D-Von Dudley defeated Rob Van Dam in a singles match to win the titles.
[16]: This was a three-way dance which also involved the team of Tommy Dreamer & Masato Tanaka. On April 22, 2000, Justin Credible won the ECW world heavyweight title and therefore was forced to vacate the title. By this point, Lance Storm had left ECW for WCW anyway, so Credible threw down his tag belt as a sign that he was abandoning the title.
[17]: Tajiri and Whipwreck won the titles in a three-way tournament final which also included the teams of Tommy Dreamer & Jerry Lynn and Simon Diamond & Johnny Swinger.
[18]: On April 11, 2001, ECW shut down and the WWF buys their assets, which makes Doring and Roadkill the final REAL ECW world tag team champions.

Credit goes to: PWI Almanac, wrestling-titles.com, and ProWrestlingHistory.com

Turning Point 2004

TNA Turning Point 2004
December 5, 2004
Orlando, FL
Universal Studios

The current NWA & TNA Champs were as follows:
NWA World Champion: Jeff Jarrett (6/2/2004)
NWA World Tag Team Champions: 3Live Kru (11/7/2004)
NWA-TNA X-Division Champion: Petey Williams (8/11/2004)

Your hosts are Mike Tenay & Don West. Read the rest of this entry

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