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Power Hour (01.30.93)

WCW Power Hour
January 30, 1993
Atlanta, GA
Center Stage Theatre

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)

Last week, Big Van Vader and Paul Orndorff defeated Cactus Jack and the Barbarian. This week, Cactus Jack meets Paul Orndorff.

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

Clash of the Champions #22 (01.93)

WCW Clash of the Champions XXII
January 13, 1993
Milwaukee, WI
The Mecca

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) (unaired)
WCW/NWA World Tag Team Champions: Ricky Steamboat & Shane Douglas (11/18/1992)
WCW World Television Champion: vacant (11/1/1992)

We first go to Bill Watts and Tony Schiavone. Watts announces that Van Hammer’s arm hurts and now he can’t compete with Vinnie Vegas in the arm wrestling match. Tony Atlas is his replacement. Yeah, if Hammer was going to lose anyway, might as well have Vinnie beat a black guy. Right, Bill? Also, there’s been a situation between Bill’s son Erik Watts and Arn Anderson. Sounds like Erik’s been arrested! Tonight, Erik Watts has been suspended for PR reasons.

Larry Zbyszko is standing by with Erik Watts right now: Watts stumbles through the interview, denying the accusations and saying that he understands what his daddy had to do.

Your hosts are Jim Ross and Jesse Ventura. This would be JR’s last major show in WCW before heading to the WWF to wear a toga. Read the rest of this entry

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