Tragedy strikes as Magnum T.A. suffers career-ending injuries in a car wreck, forever changing the future of the NWA. Plus, one of the most legendary Four Horsemen beatdowns ever, one of the most shocking turns in JCP history, and the Road Warriors issue a dangerous challenge to Jim Cornette and the Midnight Express…
A shocking betrayal, the debut of “Ravishing” Rick Rude, the Four Horsemen strike again, and we say bye-bye to Buddy Landell and Bulldog Bob Brown. That and more on this edition of the Saturday night staple..
The Horsemen in action in a six-man tag, and Magnum T.A.’s final match on the TBS program before tragedy strikes.
NWA Halloween Havoc ’90
Live from Chicago, IL
Airdate: October 27, 1990
Attendance: 8,000 (sold out)
Hosted by Jim Ross & Paul E. Dangerously
Can Sting overcome Sid while still dealing with the Black Scorpion? What trick does the Black Scorpion have up his sleeve? Read on!
A scrap between Wahoo McDaniel & NIkita Koloff on the eve of the U.S./National Title unification match, can Paul Jones’ money convince Manny Fernandez to betray Jimmy Valiant, and has the Midnight Express destroyed the myth of the unbeatable Road Warriors?
A brutal beatdown of the Road Warriors, there’s a new NWA World TV champion, and a major star is coming to Jim Crockett Promotions…
Live from Baltimore, MD
Airdate: July 7, 1990
Attendance: 10,000 (8.900 paid)
Hosted by Jim Ross & Bob Caudle
Will this be Sting’s crowning moment? Or will the “Nature Boy” continue to reign as World champion? Read on!
Who is the new National Heavyweight champion? What does Mama Cornette think of Baby Doll now? Did Sam Houston really beat Jerry Lawler? What role did Killer Kowalski play in Hall of Famer Warren Spahn’s baseball career? Can Nikita Koloff withstand Ron Garvin’s knockout punch? Is Mulkey Mania dead? Answers to these questions, plus Ric Flair in a great match, and the Horsemen in a pier six brawl, on this week’s edition of the Saturday night staple…
Live from Washington, DC
Airdate: May 19, 1990
Attendance: 7,500 (sold out)
Hosted by Tony Schiavone, Jim Ross, & Bob Caudle
Cross-promotional PPV? Or hidden wrestling gem? Read on!
Live from Greensboro, NC
Airdate: February 25, 1990
Attendance: 9,894 (7.500 paid)
Hosted by Jim Ross & Terry Funk
With Sting on injured reserve, can WCW still put together a decent show? Read on!
There’s a new NWA World Heavyweight champion and a new bald-headed geek, as the Great American Bash draws to a close. The grand finale will be later tonight in Atlanta’s Fulton County Stadium. A look at the Bash happenings, previewing the final Bash card, and several new, but familiar, faces make their debuts on a “special edition” of the Saturday night staple…
A classic between The Rock & Roll Express vs. the Andersons, Dusty Rhodes & Magnum T.A. vs. the Midnight Express, and Tully Blanchard defends the National Title vs. Sam Houston in another good one. The Great American Bash continues and we’ve got another really good program this week. Let’s get to it…
A bunkhouse match with the Four Horsemen vs. Dusty and the Rock & Roll Express, the Road Warriors vs. the Midnight Express for the tag titles, Tully vs. Wahoo, Great American Bash updates and some of the loudest crowd pops in JCP’s televised history. This is perhaps my favorite WCW Saturday night program ever. Let’s get to it…
It is the eve of the Great American Bash and we’ve got a brand new, hilarious co-host for the show: Jim Cornette. A spotlight on the best of his wisecracks throughout the recap, along with a fun tag match with Cornette’s team, and more on this week’s show…
The Road Warriors are beaten down like never before, Ric Flair in action, Baby Doll suplexes MulkeyMania, and a textbook example of how to get a monster heel over.
Live from Troy, NY
Airdate: November 15, 1989
Hosted by Jim Ross & Gordon Solie
New York Knockout? Are we referring to these bunch of termagants? Seriously, Flair and Funk battle in an “I Quit” match to settle their feud. Also, the Midnight Express square off against the Dynamic Dudes. In a rematch, Pillman seeks to dethrone Luger for the US title. If that’s not enough, the Steiners face the Skyscrapers. What are you waiting for? Read on!
The James Boys are unmasked, the contract signing for the U.S. Title results in mayhem, the Four Horsemen break more bones, Tully Blanchard plays mind games with Ronnie Garvin, and a “big” debut! That and much more on an eventful program…
A title change, a legendary first encounter between future WWE Hall of Famers and the greatest jobbers ever, and Flair & Arn team up. Plus, why is Baby Doll kissing the Road Warriors, what did the Horsemen do to the Rock & Roll Express, and what is the gestation period for a bull moose? Answers to these questions and more on this week’s show…
Some classic comedy lines from Jim Cornette, a brainbuster on the concrete floor, and the promise of the return of the fourth Horseman. That and more on this week’s episode…
An attempted murder of Jim Cornette by some “mysterious” masked men, a historic and devastating first encounter between the Midnight Express & Mulkey Mania, Ric Flair & Arn Anderson in a rare, in-studio tag team appearance, and the Great American Bash hype begins. That and more on this week’s program…
The first Crockett Cup tournament is in the books. Which tag team reigned supreme? Highlights coming, plus a heinous attack on Baby Doll, the Four Horsemen strike again, can MulkeyMania measure up to the Legion of Doom, Shaska Whatley targets another victim’s hair, and much more…
Live from Fort Bragg in Fayetteville, NC
Airdate: June 14, 1989
Attendance: dehydrated, perspiring Army soldiers (no A/C)
Hosted by Jim Ross & Bob Caudle
Ten-hut! Reading this reflection brings purpose, direction, and spirit to your miserable life. Drop and give me twenty!
Dusty Rhodes & Ric Flair debate which one will job in front of 70,000 people, Arn Anderson defends the TV Title vs. Manny Fernandez, and Jimmy Valiant returns. All this while the Crockett Cup rolls on in the Superdome…
A major confrontation between Ric Flair and the Rock & Roll Express, one of Jimmy Valiant’s best buddies turns on him, Wahoo McDaniel and Jimmy Garvin’s woman get face-to-face, and can the future Big Bossman, Ray Traylor, pull off the upset on Ivan Koloff? Lots of big developments this week…
NWA Clash of the Champions VI: Ragin’ Cajun
Live from New Orleans, LA
Airdate: April 2, 1989
Hosted by Jim Ross & Michael Hayes
We begin with Steamboat’s historical defeat of Flair to become World Champion at Chi-Town Rumble. Can the “Nature Boy” reclaim the biggest prize in the game today?