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NWA: Worldwide (06.16.90)

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NWA Worldwide
June 16, 1990

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: Doom (5/19/1990)
U.S. Tag Team Champions: Midnight Express (5/19/1990)
World Television Champion: Arn Anderson (1/2/1990)

Ric Flair is still the NWA world champ and as he has said his whole career: learn to love it because it’s the best thing going today. WOO!

Your hosts are Tony Schiavone & Sting. YES, Sting. He doesn’t want to talk about Ric Flair – he just wants to watch some TV. Read the rest of this entry

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Great American Bash 1990

NWA Great American Bash 1990: The New Revolution
July 7, 1990
Baltimore, MD
Baltimore Arena

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: Doom (5/19/1990)
U.S. Tag Team Champions: Midnight Express (5/19/1990)
World Television Champion: Arn Anderson (1/2/1990)

Your hosts are Good ol’ JR & Grandpa Bob Caudle! This would be Caudle’s last NWA PPV. Read the rest of this entry

Clash of the Champions #11 (06.90)

NWA Clash of the Champions XI: Coastal Crush
June 13, 1990
Charleston, SC
McAlister Fieldhouse

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: Doom (5/19/1990)
U.S. Tag Team Champions: Midnight Express (5/19/1990)
World Television Champion: Arn Anderson (1/2/1990)

Probably not a good idea to open a show with a montage that reminds people of hurricane Hugo that hit Charleston a year earlier that killed 82 people and left over 50,000 homeless. Yeah, not a good idea at all. The name “Coastal Crush” is going a little bit far too if you ask me.

Your hosts are Jim Ross & Bob Caudle. Read the rest of this entry

Wrestle War 1990

NWA WrestleWar 1990: Wild Thing
February 25, 1990
Greensboro, NC
Greensboro 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)

U.S. Tag Team Champions: Brian Pillman & Tom Zenk (2/12/1990)
World Television Champion: Arn Anderson (1/2/1990)

We can’t forget the two matches cut from my Turner Home Entertainment video. Credit goes to ProWrestlingHistory.com!

  • Kevin Sullivan & Buzz Sawyer defeated The Dynamic Dudes (10:15) when Sawyer pinned Johnny Ace.
  • Norman the Lunatic pinned Cactus Jack (9:33).

Your hosts are Jim-bo-diddly Ross & Terry Funk! I didn’t make that up, Terry did. It was just too ridiculous not to mention. Read the rest of this entry

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