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WCW/nWo: SuperBrawl VIII

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WCW/nWo: SuperBrawl VIII
February 22, 1998
San Francisco, CA
The Cow Palace

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 Steiner Brothers (2/9/1998)
WCW World Television Champion: Rick Martel (2/16/1998)
WCW Cruiserweight Champion: Chris Jericho (1/24/1998)

Your hosts are Tony Schiavone, Mike Tenay, and Bobby Heenan.
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Superbrawl VII

WCW Superbrawl VII
February 23, 1997
San Francisco, CA
Cow Palace

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: Dean Malenko (1/21/1997)
WCW Women’s Champion: Akira Hokuto (12/29/1996)

Roddy Piper has been released from Alcatraz! Time to pay the piper, Hollywood.

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

Superbrawl VI

WCW Superbrawl VI
February 11, 1996
St. Petersburg, FL
Bayfront Center

The current WCW champs were as follows:
WCW World Champion: Randy Savage (1/22/1996)
WCW U.S. Champion: Konnan (1/29/1996)
WCW World Tag Team Champions: Sting & Lex Luger (1/22/1996)
WCW World Television Champion: Johnny B. Badd (10/29/1995)

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

Superbrawl V

WCW Superbrawl V
February 19, 1995
Baltimore, MD
Baltimore Arena

The current WCW Champs were as follows:
WCW World Champion: Hulk Hogan (7/17/1994)
WCW U.S. Champion: Vader (12/27/1994)
WCW World Tag Team Champions: Harlem Heat (1/15/1995)
WCW World Television Champion: Arn Anderson (1/8/1995)

Your hosts are Tony Schiavone and Bobby “What seems to be the occifer, problem?” Heenan. You KNOW it’s going to be a long night when your color commentator is sloshed. Read the rest of this entry

Superbrawl IV

WCW Superbrawl IV
February 20, 1994
Albany, GA
Civic Center

The current WCW Champs were as follows:
WCW World Champion: Ric Flair (12/27/1993)
WCW International World Champion: Rick Rude (9/19/1993)
WCW U.S. Champion: Steve Austin (12/27/1993)
WCW World Tag Team Champions: The Nasty Boys (10/24/1993)
WCW World Television Champion: Lord Steven Regal (9/19/1993)

Your hosts are Tony Schiavone and Bobby Heenan. This was Heenan’s WCW PPV debut. Read the rest of this entry

Superbrawl III

WCW Superbrawl III
February 21, 1993
Asheville, NC
Asheville Civic Center

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)

Right off the bat, Eric Bischoff announces alongside Missy Hyatt that Ron Simmons is out with a shoulder injury and that Maxx Payne will get his US title shot instead. After that disturbing news, Missy says that she’s going to get a big interview later on in the evening with GUESS WHO! Johnny B. Badd makes an appearance to talk about how great he thinks WCW is. That new deal he signed must’ve been really something. Maxx Payne plays the national anthem on his axe. He’s got nothing on Jimi Hendrix. NOW LET’S HOOK EM UP!

Your hosts are Tony Schiavone and Jesse Ventura. Read the rest of this entry

Superbrawl II

WCW Superbrawl II
February 29, 1992
Milwaukee, WI
The Mecca

The current WCW Champs were as follows:
World Champion: Lex Luger (7/14/1991)
U.S. Champion: Rick Rude (11/19/1991)
World Television Champion: Steve Austin (6/3/1991)
World Light Heavyweight Champion: Jushin Liger (12/25/1991)
World Tag Team Champions: Arn Anderson & Bobby Eaton (1/16/1992)
U.S. Tag Team Champions: Taylor Made Man & Greg Valentine (2/17/1992)

TURNER HOME ENTERTAINMENT VERSION ALERT!

Your hosts are Jim Ross & Jesse “The Body” Ventura! Read the rest of this entry

Superbrawl I

WCW Superbrawl I: Return from the Rising Sun
May 19, 1991
St. Petersburg, FL
Bayfront Center

The current WCW Champs were as follows:
World Champion: Ric Flair (1/11/1991)
U.S. Champion: Lex Luger (12/16/1990)
World Television Champion: Arn Anderson (1/14/1991)
World Tag Team Champions: Rick & Scott Steiner (2/20/1991)
U.S. Tag Team Champions: Vacant (2/20/1991)
World Six-Man Tag Team Champions: Tommy Rich, Ricky Morton & Junkyard Dog (2/17/1991)

Before we get started, my Turner Home Entertainment tape has thrown out five matches from this twelve match card.

  • Danny Spivey pinned Ricky Morton (3:11) after a powerbomb.
  • Nikita Koloff pinned Tommy Rich (4:07) with the Russian sickle.
  • Dustin Rhodes pinned Terrance Taylor (8:05) after some interference from Mr. Hughes backfired.
  • Big Josh pinned Black Bart (3:46) after a seated senton.
  • Oz pinned Tim Parker (0:26) with a helicopter slam.
    Credit goes to ProWrestlingHistory.com

Your hosts are JR & Dusty! This would be Dusty’s last PPV as a color man until Starrcade ’95, which is a good break for all of us. Read the rest of this entry

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