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Monday Nitro (03.10.97)

WCW Monday Nitro
March 10, 1997
Panama City, FL
Club LaVela

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: Prince Iaukea (2/17/1997)
WCW Cruiserweight Champion: Syxx (2/23/1997)
WCW Women’s Champion: Akira Hokuto (12/29/1996)

Hollywood Hogan and Dennis Rodman are shown crowding around a poster of the upcoming Jean-Claude Van Damme flick that Rodman co-stars in called Double Team, which won a handful of Golden Raspberry awards and a box office failure.

Here is a hilarious YouTube review of the film made by what appears to be a very sad looking serial killer. Read the rest of this entry

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Monday Nitro (01.13.97)

WCW Monday Nitro
January 13, 1997
New Orleans, LA
Superdome

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: Ultimo Dragon (12/29/1996)
WCW Women’s Champion: Akira Hokuto (12/29/1996)

We can’t even get through the intro without the Giant running into the nWo locker room shouting TV-G insults at Hollywood Hogan before security carries him out. Who cares. We’re in the Superdome!

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

Monday Nitro (12.09.96)

WCW Monday Nitro
December 9, 1996
Charlotte, NC
Independence Arena

The current WCW champs were as follows:
WCW World Champion: Hollywood Hogan (8/10/1996)
WCW U.S. Champion: Vacant (11/25/1996)
WCW World Tag Team Champions: The Outsiders (10/27/1996)
WCW World Television Champion: Lord Steven Regal (8/20/1996)
WCW World Cruiserweight Champion: Dean Malenko (10/27/1996)

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

World War 3 1996

WCW World War 3
November 24, 1996
Norfolk, VA
The Scope

The current WCW champs were as follows:
WCW World Champion: Hollywood Hogan (8/10/1996)
WCW U.S. Champion: Ric Flair (7/7/1996)
WCW World Tag Team Champions: The Outsiders (10/27/1996)
WCW World Television Champion: Lord Steven Regal (8/20/1996)
WCW World Cruiserweight Champion: Dean Malenko (10/27/1996)

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

Monday Nitro (10.21.96)

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WCW Monday Nitro
October 21, 1996
Mankato, MN
Civic Center

The current WCW champs were as follows:
WCW World Champion: Hollywood Hogan (8/10/1996)
WCW U.S. Champion: Ric Flair (7/7/1996)
WCW World Tag Team Champions: Harlem Heat (10/5/1996)
WCW World Television Champion: Lord Steven Regal (8/20/1996)
WCW World Cruiserweight Champion: Rey Mysterio (7/8/1996)

According to the Nitro intro, Hulkamania is still running wild.

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

Monday Nitro (09.09.96)

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WCW Monday Nitro
September 9, 1996
Columbus, GA
Civic Center

The current WCW champs were as follows:
WCW World Champion: Hollywood Hogan (8/10/1996)
WCW U.S. Champion: Ric Flair (7/7/1996)
WCW World Tag Team Champions: Harlem Heat (7/27/1996)
WCW World Television Champion: Lord Steven Regal (8/20/1996)
WCW World Cruiserweight Champion: Rey Mysterio (7/8/1996)

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

Monday Nitro (08.05.96)

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WCW Monday Nitro
August 5, 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 (7/27/1996)
WCW World Television Champion: Lex Luger (3/6/1996)
WCW World Cruiserweight Champion: Rey Mysterio (7/8/1996)

HOUR NUMBER ONE! Your hosts are Tony Schiavone & Larry Zbyszko.

Let’s face it – WCW security sucks. After last week’s nWo shenanigans, the WCW wrestlers themselves decide to run security tonight. Particularly the FACES OF FEAR, Big Bubber, and Scott “Flashdance” Norton. Read the rest of this entry

Monday Nitro (07.08.96)

WCW Monday Nitro
July 8, 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: Dean Malenko (5/18/1996)

This is the first Nitro to be taped outdoors. Too bad it’s not taking place over a swimming pool. Read the rest of this entry

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

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