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WCW/nWo: Souled Out 1998

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WCW/nWo: Souled Out
January 24, 1998
Dayton, OH
Hara Arena

The current WCW champs are as follows:
WCW World Champion: Vacant (1/8/1998)
WCW U.S. Champion: Diamond Dallas Page (12/28/1997)
WCW World Tag Team Champions: The Outsiders (1/12/1998)
WCW World Television Champion: Booker T (12/29/1997)
WCW Cruiserweight Champion: Rey Mysterio (1/15/1998)

Your hosts are Tony Schiavone, Bobby Heenan, and Dusty Rhodes. This is Dusty’s last WCW PPV as an announcer. He’s wearing the ugliest hat with the WCW colors here.
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nWo Souled Out 1997

nWo Souled Out
January 25, 1997
Cedar Rapids, IA
Five Seasons Center

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)

Already this is a crazy show. The new World order come into the arena hanging on the back of dump trucks along with this huge obnoxious police and fire truck escort. It’s just WAY over the top, but that’s the point.

Such a great intro video. I love it. We-we-we are in control. The stage is pretty much completely dark and evil-looking. The whole set reminds me of either Fight Club or the abandoned warehouse where Zoolander and Hansel had their walk-off. All we need now is David Bowie.

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Bigelow’s Replay: WCW Nitro 1/27/97

WCW Nitro 1/27/97

Veterans Memorial Auditorium

Des Moines, IA

Hour 1

Announcers: Tony Schiavone & Larry Zbyszko
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