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Bigelow’s Replay: Raw is War: 1/4/99

As we come upon the 10 year anniversary of Mick Foley’s first WWF World Championship victory (12/29/98), I thought I would post this retro review. I attended this Raw taping live and have added a lengthy live notes post to kick it off. Enjoy!

WWF Raw is War 1/4/99 (Taped 12/29/98)

Centrum Centre

Worcester, MA

Announcers: Michael Cole & Jerry Lawler
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WWE Hardcore Title History

Champion Won From Date City/Event
Mankind 11/2/1998 Raw is War[1]
Big Bossman Mankind 11/30/1998 Raw is War
Road Dogg Big Bossman 12/15/1998 Raw is War
Hardcore Holly Al Snow 2/14/1999 St. Valentines
Day Massacre[2]
Billy Gunn Hardcore Holly 3/15/1999 Raw is War
Hardcore Holly
(2)
Billy Gunn 3/28/1999 WrestleMania XV[3]
Al Snow Hardcore Holly 4/25/1999 Backlash
Big Bossman (2) Al Snow 7/25/1999 Fully Loaded
Al Snow (2) Big Bossman 8/22/1999 SummerSlam
Big Bossman (3) Al Snow 8/24/1999 Smackdown!
Davey Boy Smith Big Bossman 9/7/1999 Smackdown!
Al Snow (3) 9/7/1999 Smackdown![4]
Big Bossman (4) Al Snow 10/12/1999 Smackdown![5]
Test Big Bossman 1/17/2000 Raw is War
Crash Holly Test 2/22/2000 Smackdown![6]
Pete Gas Crash Holly 3/13/2000 Raw is War
Crash Holly (2) Pete Gas 3/13/2000 Raw is War
Hardcore Holly
(3)
Crash Holly 4/2/2000 WrestleMania 2000[7]
Crash Holly (3) Hardcore Holly 4/3/2000 Raw is War
Perry Saturn Crash Holly 4/11/2000 Raw is War
Tazz Perry Saturn 4/11/2000 Raw is War
Crash Holly (4) Tazz 4/11/2000 Raw is War
Matt Hardy Crash Holly 4/24/2000 Raw is War
Crash Holly (5) Matt Hardy 4/25/2000 Smackdown!
Davey Boy Smith
(2)
Crash Holly 5/6/2000 Insurrextion
Crash Holly (6) Davey Boy
Smith
5/9/2000 Smackdown!
Godfather’s Ho Crash Holly 5/15/2000 Raw is War
Crash Holly (7) Godfather’s Ho 5/15/2000 Raw is War
Gerald Brisco Crash Holly 6/6/2000 Smackdown!
Crash Holly (8) Gerald Brisco 6/13/2000 Smackdown!
Gerald Brisco (2) Crash Holly 6/19/2000 Raw is War
Pat Patterson Gerald Brisco 6/19/2000 Raw is War
Crash Holly (9) Pat Patterson 6/25/2000 King of the Ring
Steve Blackman Crash Holly 6/27/2000 Smackdown!
Crash Holly (10) Steve Blackman 7/2/2000 Tampa, FL
Steve Blackman
(2)
Crash Holly 7/2/2000 Tampa, FL
Shane McMahon Steve Blackman 8/21/2000 Raw is War
Steve Blackman
(3)
Shane McMahon 8/27/2000 SummerSlam
Crash Holly (11) Steve Blackman 9/24/2000 Unforgiven[8]
Perry Saturn (2) Crash Holly 9/24/2000 Unforgiven
Steve Blackman
(4)
Perry Saturn 9/24/2000 Unforgiven
Raven Steve Blackman 12/25/2000 Raw is War
Al Snow (4) Raven 1/22/2001 Raw is War
Raven (2) Al Snow 1/22/2001 Raw is War
K-Kwik Raven 2/3/2001 Greensboro, NC
Crash Holly (12) K-Kwik 2/3/2001 Greensboro, NC
Raven (3) Crash Holly 2/3/2001 Greensboro, NC
K-Kwik (2) Raven 2/4/2001 Columbia, SC
Crash Holly (13) K-Kwik 2/4/2001 Columbia, SC
Raven (4) Crash Holly 2/4/2001 Columbia, SC
Hardcore Holly
(4)
Raven 2/8/2001 Smackdown!
Raven (5) Hardcore Holly 2/8/2001 Smackdown!
Hardcore Holly
(5)
Raven 2/10/2001 St. Paul, MN
Raven (6) Hardcore Holly 2/10/2001 St. Paul, MN
Hardcore Holly
(6)
Raven 2/11/2001 Boston, MA
Raven (7) Hardcore Holly 2/11/2001 Boston, MA
Al Snow (5) Raven 2/11/2001 Boston, MA
Raven (8) Al Snow 2/11/2001 Boston, MA
Steve Blackman
(5)
Raven 2/17/2001 Cedar Falls, IA
Raven (9) Steve Blackman 2/17/2001 Cedar Falls, IA
Steve Blackman
(6)
Raven 2/18/2001 Cape Girardeau, MO
Raven (10) Steve Blackman 2/18/2001 Cape Girardeau, MO
Billy Gunn (2) Raven 2/25/2001 No Way Out
Raven (11) Billy Gunn 2/25/2001 No Way Out
Big Show Raven 2/25/2001 No Way Out
Raven (12) Big Show 3/19/2001 Raw is War
Kane Raven 4/1/2001 WrestleMania X-7[9]
Rhyno Kane 4/19/2001 Smackdown!
Big Show (2) Rhyno 5/21/2001 Raw is War
Chris Jericho Big Show 5/28/2001 Raw is War
Rhyno (2) Chris Jericho 5/28/2001 Raw is War
Test (2) Rhyno 6/12/2001 Raw is War
Rhyno (3) Test 6/25/2001 Raw is War
Mike Awesome Rhyno 6/25/2001 Raw is War
Jeff Hardy Mike Awesome 7/12/2001 Smackdown!
Rob Van Dam Jeff Hardy 7/22/2001 InVasion
Jeff Hardy (2) Rob Van Dam 8/13/2001 Raw is War
Rob Van Dam (2) Jeff Hardy 8/19/2001 SummerSlam
Kurt Angle Rob Van Dam 9/10/2001 Raw is War
Rob Van Dam (3) Kurt Angle 9/10/2001 Raw is War
The Undertaker Rob Van Dam 12/9/2001 Vengeance
Maven The Undertaker 2/5/2002 Smackdown!
Goldust Maven 2/26/2002 Smackdown!
Al Snow (6) Goldust 3/11/2002 Raw
Maven (2) Al Snow 3/12/2002 Smackdown!
The Hurricane Maven 3/17/2002 WrestleMania X8
Spike Dudley The Hurricane 3/17/2002 WrestleMania X8
Mighty Molly Spike Dudley 3/17/2002 WrestleMania X8
Christian Mighty Molly 3/17/2002 WrestleMania X8
Maven (3) Christian 3/17/2002 WrestleMania X8
Raven (13) Maven 3/26/2002 Smackdown!
Bubba Ray
Dudley
Raven 4/1/2002 Raw
William Regal Bubba Ray
Dudley
4/7/2002 Denver, CO
Goldust (2) William Regal 4/7/2002 Denver, CO
Raven (14) Goldust 4/7/2002 Denver, CO
Bubba Ray
Dudley (2)
Raven 4/7/2002 Denver, CO
William Regal (2) Bubba Ray
Dudley
4/13/2002 Odessa, TX
Spike Dudley (2) William Regal 4/13/2002 Odessa, TX
Goldust (3) Spike Dudley 4/13/2002 Odessa, TX
Bubba Ray
Dudley (3)
Goldust 4/13/2002 Odessa, TX
William Regal (3) Bubba Ray
Dudley
4/14/2002 Abilene, TX
Spike Dudley (3) William Regal 4/14/2002 Abilene, TX
Goldust (4) Spike Dudley 4/14/2002 Abilene, TX
Bubba Ray
Dudley (4)
Goldust 4/14/2002 Abilene, TX
Raven (15) Bubba Ray
Dudley
4/15/2002 Raw
Tommy Dreamer Raven 4/15/2002 Raw
Steven Richards Tommy Dreamer 4/15/2002 Raw
Bubba Ray
Dudley (5)
Steven Richards 4/15/2002 Raw
Goldust (5) Bubba Ray
Dudley
4/19/2002 Uniondale, NY
Raven (16) Goldust 4/19/2002 Uniondale, NY
Bubba Ray
Dudley (6)
Raven 4/19/2002 Uniondale, NY
Goldust (6) Bubba Ray
Dudley
4/20/2002 Des Moines, IA
Raven (17) Goldust 4/20/2002 Des Moines, IA
Bubba Ray
Dudley (7)
Raven 4/20/2002 Des Moines, IA
Steven Richards (2) Bubba Ray
Dudley
4/29/2002 Raw
Tommy Dreamer
(2)
Steven Richards 5/1/2002 Cologne, Germany
Goldust (7) Tommy Dreamer 5/1/2002 Cologne, Germany
Steven Richards
(3)
Goldust 5/1/2002 Cologne, Germany
Shawn Stasiak Steven Richards 5/2/2002 Glasgow, Scotland
Justin Credible Shawn Stasiak 5/2/2002 Glasgow, Scotland
Crash Holly (14) Justin Credible 5/2/2002 Glasgow, Scotland
Steven Richards
(4)
Crash Holly 5/2/2002 Glasgow, Scotland
Shawn Stasiak
(2)
Steven Richards 5/2/2002 Glasgow, Scotland
Steven Richards
(5)
Shawn Stasiak 5/2/2002 Glasgow, Scotland
Crash Holly (15) Steven Richards 5/3/2002 Birmingham, England
Steven Richards
(6)
Crash Holly 5/3/2002 Birmingham, England
Booker T Steven Richards 5/4/2002 Insurrextion
Crash Holly (16) Booker T 5/4/2002 Insurrextion
Booker T (2) Crash Holly 5/4/2002 Insurrextion
Steven Richards
(7)
Booker T 5/4/2002 Insurrextion
Bubba Ray
Dudley (8)
Steven Richards 5/6/2002 Raw
Raven (18) Bubba Ray
Dudley
5/6/2002 Raw
Justin Credible
(2)
Raven 5/6/2002 Raw
Crash Holly (17) Justin Credible 5/6/2002 Raw
Trish Stratus Crash Holly 5/6/2002 Raw
Steven Richards
(8)
Trish Stratus 5/6/2002 Raw
Tommy Dreamer
(3)
Steven Richards 5/25/2002 Winnipeg, Manitoba
Raven (19) Tommy Dreamer 5/25/2002 Winnipeg, Manitoba
Steven Richards
(9)
Raven 5/25/2002 Winnipeg, Manitoba
Tommy Dreamer
(4)
Steven Richards 5/26/2002 Red Deer,
Saskatchewan
Raven (20) Tommy Dreamer 5/26/2002 Red Deer,
Saskatchewan
Steven Richards
(10)
Raven 5/26/2002 Red Deer,
Saskatchewan
Terri Steven Richards 5/27/2002 Raw
Steven Richards
(11)
Terri 5/27/2002 Raw
Tommy Dreamer
(5)
Steven Richards 6/2/2002 New Orleans, LA
Raven (21) Tommy Dreamer 6/2/2002 New Orleans, LA
Steven Richards
(12)
Raven 6/2/2002 New Orleans, LA
Bradshaw Steven Richards 6/3/2002 Raw
Raven (22) Bradshaw 6/22/2002 Cincinnati, OH
Spike Dudley (4) Raven 6/22/2002 Cincinnati, OH
Shawn Stasiak
(3)
Spike Dudley 6/22/2002 Cincinnati, OH
Bradshaw (2) Shawn Stasiak 6/22/2002 Cincinnati, OH
Shawn Stasiak
(4)
Bradshaw 6/28/2002 Washington, DC
Spike Dudley (5) Shawn Stasiak 6/28/2002 Washington, DC
Steven Richards
(13)
Spike Dudley 6/28/2002 Washington, DC
Bradshaw (3) Steven Richards 6/28/2002 Washington, DC
Shawn Stasiak
(5)
Bradshaw 6/29/2002 New York, NY
Spike Dudley (6) Shawn Stasiak 6/29/2002 New York, NY
Steven Richards
(14)
Spike Dudley 6/29/2002 New York, NY
Bradshaw (4) Steven Richards 6/29/2002 New York, NY
Raven (23) Bradshaw 6/30/2002 Uncasville, CT
Crash Holly (18) Raven 6/30/2002 Uncasville, CT
Steven Richards
(15)
Crash Holly 6/30/2002 Uncasville, CT
Bradshaw (5) Steven Richards 6/30/2002 Uncasville, CT
Steven Richards
(16)
Bradshaw 7/6/2002 Frederick, MD
Crash Holly (19) Steven Richards 7/6/2002 Frederick, MD
Christopher Nowinski Crash Holly 7/6/2002 Frederick, MD
Bradshaw (6) Christopher Nowinski 7/6/2002 Frederick, MD
Steven Richards
(17)
Bradshaw 7/7/2002 Wildwood, NJ
Crash Holly (20) Steven Richards 7/7/2002 Wildwood, NJ
Christopher
Nowinski (2)
Crash Holly 7/7/2002 Wildwood, NJ
Bradshaw (7) Christopher Nowinski 7/7/2002 Wildwood, NJ
Justin Credible
(3)
Bradshaw 7/12/2002 Lakeland, FL
Spike Dudley (7) Justin Credible 7/12/2002 Lakeland, FL
Big Show (3) Spike Dudley 7/12/2002 Lakeland, FL
Bradshaw (8) Big Show 7/12/2002 Lakeland, FL
Justin Credible
(4)
Bradshaw 7/13/2002 Daytona Beach, FL
Shawn Stasiak
(6)
Justin Credible 7/13/2002 Daytona Beach, FL
Bradshaw (9) Shawn Stasiak 7/13/2002 Daytona Beach, FL
Justin Credible
(5)
Bradshaw 7/14/2002 Bethlehem, PA
Shawn Stasiak
(7)
Justin Credible 7/14/2002 Bethlehem, PA
Bradshaw (10) Shawn Stasiak 7/14/2002 Bethlehem, PA
Johnny Stamboli Bradshaw 7/15/2002 Raw
Bradshaw (11) Johnny Stamboli 7/15/2002 Raw
Raven (24) Bradshaw 7/26/2002 Houston, TX
Justin Credible
(6)
Raven 7/26/2002 Houston, TX
Shawn Stasiak
(8)
Justin Credible 7/26/2002 Houston, TX
Bradshaw (12) Shawn Stasiak 7/26/2002 Houston, TX
Raven (25) Bradshaw 7/27/2002 San Antonio, TX
Justin Credible
(7)
Raven 7/27/2002 San Antonio, TX
Shawn Stasiak
(9)
Justin Credible 7/27/2002 San Antonio, TX
Bradshaw (13) Shawn Stasiak 7/27/2002 San Antonio, TX
Raven (26) Bradshaw 7/28/2002 Columbia, SC
Justin Credible
(8)
Raven 7/28/2002 Columbia, SC
Shawn Stasiak
(10)
Justin Credible 7/28/2002 Columbia, SC
Bradshaw (14) Shawn Stasiak 7/28/2002 Columbia, SC
Jeff Hardy (3) Bradshaw 7/29/2002 Raw
Johnny
Stamboli (2)
Jeff Hardy 7/29/2002 Raw
Tommy Dreamer
(6)
Johnny Stamboli 7/29/2002 Raw
Bradshaw (15) Tommy Dreamer 8/3/2002 Miami, FL
Tommy Dreamer
(7)
Bradshaw 8/3/2002 Miami, FL
Bradshaw (16) Tommy Dreamer 8/4/2002 Pittsburgh, PA
Tommy Dreamer
(8)
Bradshaw 8/4/2002 Pittsburgh, PA
Shawn Stasiak
(11)
Tommy Dreamer 8/9/2002 Kelowna,
British Columbia
Steven Richards
(18)
Shawn Stasiak 8/9/2002 Kelowna,
British Columbia
Tommy Dreamer
(9)
Steven Richards 8/9/2002 Kelowna,
British Columbia
Shawn Stasiak
(12)
Tommy Dreamer 8/10/2002 Kamloops,
British Columbia
Steven Richards
(19)
Shawn Stasiak 8/10/2002 Kamloops,
British Columbia
Tommy Dreamer
(10)
Steven Richards 8/10/2002 Kamloops,
British Columbia
Shawn Stasiak
(13)
Tommy Dreamer 8/11/2002 Vancouver,
British Columbia
Steven Richards
(20)
Shawn Stasiak 8/11/2002 Vancouver,
British Columbia
Tommy Dreamer
(11)
Steven Richards 8/11/2002 Vancouver,
British Columbia
Raven (27) Tommy Dreamer 8/17/2002 Terre Haute, IN
Shawn Stasiak
(14)
Raven 8/17/2002 Terre Haute, IN
Tommy Dreamer
(12)
Shawn Stasiak 8/17/2002 Terre Haute, IN
Shawn Stasiak
(15)
Tommy Dreamer 8/18/2002 Evansville, IN
Steven Richards
(21)
Shawn Stasiak 8/18/2002 Evansville, IN
Tommy Dreamer
(13)
Steven Richards 8/18/2002 Evansville, IN
Bradshaw (17) Tommy Dreamer 8/19/2002 Raw[10]
Crash Holly (20) Bradshaw 8/19/2002 Raw
Tommy Dreamer
(14)
Crash Holly 8/19/2002 Raw
Rob Van Dam (4) Tommy Dreamer 8/26/2002 Raw[11]

Footnotes:
[1]: Mankind had been awarded this new title by Vince McMahon on November 2, 1998, as a reward for his loyalty to the WWF owner and his Corporation.
[2]: The title had become vacant six days earlier when champion Road Dogg was injured in a locker room altercation and rendered unable to defend it. Holly and Snow were the top two contenders.
[3]: This was a triple-threat match which also involved Al Snow.
[4]: Immediately after winning the belt, Davey Boy Smith awarded the title to Snow.
[5]: This was a triple-threat match which also featured the Big Show.
[6]: It was during this title reign that the 24/7 rule came into effect where as long as you had a referee, you can pin the champ and win the title day or night.
[7]: All title changes on this night occurred during a Hardcore battle royal involving Crash Holly, Hardcore Holly, Tazz, Viscera, Joey Abs, Rodney, Pete Gas, TAKA Michinoku, Funaki, Thrasher, Mosh, Faarooq, and Bradshaw.
[8]: All title changes on this night occurred during a Hardcore battle royal involving Steve Blackman, Crash Holly, Test, Perry Saturn, Al Snow, and Funaki.
[9]: This was a triple-threat match which also featured the Big Show.
[10]: All title changes on this night occurred during a Hardcore battle royal involving Jeff Hardy, Johnny Stamboli, Crash Holly, Tommy Dreamer, Terri, Spike Dudley, Bradshaw, Bubba Ray Dudley and Steven Richards.
[11]: Upon winning the Hardcore title, the Intercontinental champion Rob Van Dam unified the belts.

Credit goes to: PWI Almanac, wrestling-titles.com, and ProWrestlingHistory.com

Worldwide (11.30.91)

WCW Worldwide
November 30, 1991
Gainesville, GA
Georgia Mountains Center
(Taped on November 5, 1991)

The current WCW Champs were as follows:
World Champion: Lex Luger (7/14/1991)
U.S. Champion: Rick Rude (11/17/1991)
World Television Champion: Steve Austin (6/3/1991)
World Light Heavyweight Champion: Brian Pillman (10/27/1991)
World Tag Team Champions: Ricky Steamboat & Dustin Rhodes (11/17/1991)
U.S. Tag Team Champions: The Young Pistols (11/5/1991)
World Six-Man Tag Team Champions: The York Foundation (10/8/1991)

Your host is Tony Schiavone! Read the rest of this entry

Worldwide (11.16.91)

WCW Worldwide
November 16, 1991

The current WCW Champs were as follows:
World Champion: Lex Luger (7/14/1991)
U.S. Champion: Sting (8/25/1991)
World Television Champion: Steve Austin (6/3/1991)
World Light Heavyweight Champion: Brian Pillman (10/27/1991)
World Tag Team Champions: The Enforcers (9/5/1991)
U.S. Tag Team Champions: The Young Pistols (11/5/1991)
World Six-Man Tag Team Champions: The York Foundation (10/8/1991)

PN News does a little rap during a montage of all his great moves in the ring! He’ll be facing Mr. Hughes in a “Submit or Surrender” match today? Oh no!

Your host is Tony Schiavone! Read the rest of this entry

Worldwide (09.07.91)

WCW Worldwide
September 7, 1991
Gainesville, GA
(Taped on August 12, 1991)

The current WCW Champs were as follows:
World Champion: Lex Luger (7/14/1991)
U.S. Champion: Sting (8/25/1991)
World Television Champion: Steve Austin (6/3/1991)
World Tag Team Champions: The Enforcers (9/5/1991)
U.S. Tag Team Champions: The Patriots (8/12/1991)
World Six-Man Tag Team Champions: Dustin Rhodes, Big Josh & Tom Zenk (8/5/1991)

We open up with a clip of Ron Simmons hangin’ and bangin’ down at Florida State where he got his big start, as he prepares for his match against WCW World Champion Lex Luger at Halloween Havoc!

Your hosts are Tony Schiavone & Magnum TA! Read the rest of this entry

Clash of the Champions #16 (09.91)

WCW Clash of the Champions XVI: Fall Brawl
September 5, 1991
Augusta, GA
Civic Center

The current WCW Champs were as follows:
World Champion: Lex Luger (7/14/1991)
U.S. Champion: Sting (8/25/1991)
World Television Champion: Steve Austin (6/3/1991)
World Tag Team Champions: Vacant (7/18/1991)
U.S. Tag Team Champions: The Patriots (8/12/1991)
World Six-Man Tag Team Champions: Dustin Rhodes, Big Josh & Tom Zenk (8/5/1991)

Your hosts are Jim Ross & Tony Schiavone! Read the rest of this entry

Worldwide (08.24.91)

WCW Worldwide
August 24, 1991
St. Joseph, MO
(Taped on August 5, 1991)

The current WCW Champs were as follows:
World Champion: Lex Luger (7/14/1991)
U.S. Champion: Vacant (7/14/1991)
World Television Champion: Steve Austin (6/3/1991)
World Tag Team Champions: Vacant (7/18/1991)
U.S. Tag Team Champions: The Patriots (8/12/1991)
World Six-Man Tag Team Champions: Dustin Rhodes, Big Josh & Tom Zenk (8/5/1991)

Your hosts are Tony Schiavone & Magnum TA! Read the rest of this entry

Worldwide (08.03.91)

WCW Worldwide
August 3, 1991
Tallahassee, FL

The current WCW Champs were as follows:
World Champion: Lex Luger (7/14/1991)
U.S. Champion: Vacant (7/14/1991)
World Television Champion: Steve Austin (6/3/1991)
World Tag Team Champions: Vacant (7/18/1991)
U.S. Tag Team Champions: Freebirds (5/19/1991)
World Six-Man Tag Team Champions: Michael Hayes, Jimmy Garvin and Badstreet (6/3/1991)

Your hosts are Tony Schiavone & Magnum TA! Read the rest of this entry

Great American Bash 1991

WCW Great American Bash
July 14, 1991
Baltimore, MD
Baltimore Arena

The current WCW Champs were as follows:
World Champion: Vacant (7/1/1991)
U.S. Champion: Lex Luger (12/16/1990)
World Television Champion: Steve Austin (6/3/1991)
World Tag Team Champions: Rick & Scott Steiner (3/9/1991)
U.S. Tag Team Champions: Freebirds (5/19/1991)
World Six-Man Tag Team Champions: Michael Hayes, Jimmy Garvin and Badstreet (6/3/1991)

Your hosts are Jim Ross & Tony Schiavone! Read the rest of this entry

Worldwide (07.13.91)

WCW Worldwide
July 13, 1991

The current WCW Champs were as follows:
World Champion: Vacant (7/1/1991)
U.S. Champion: Lex Luger (12/16/1990)
World Television Champion: Steve Austin (6/3/1991)
World Tag Team Champions: Rick & Scott Steiner (3/9/1991)
U.S. Tag Team Champions: Freebirds (5/19/1991)
World Six-Man Tag Team Champions: Michael Hayes, Jimmy Garvin and Badstreet (6/3/1991)

Your hosts are Tony Schiavone & Magnum TA! Read the rest of this entry

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