On This Day: February 6, 1990 – Clash of the Champions #10: WCW Takes A U-Turn

Clash of the Champions 10: Texas Shootout Date: February 6, 1990 Location: Memorial Coliseum, Corpus Christi, Texas Attendance: 3,000 Commentators: Jim Ross, Jim Cornette We’re getting ready for the WrestleWar PPV and there’s one moment on this show that totally altered that PPV as well as arguably the next three and a half years of […]

Clash of the Champions Count-Up – #35: The Grand Finale Minus The Grand Part

Clash of the Champions 35 Date: August 21, 1997 Location: Nashville Municipal Auditorium, Nashville, Tennessee Commentators: Tony Schiavone, Bobby Heenan, Dusty Rhodes Clash of the Champions more or less was WCW’s Saturday Night’s Main Event. They started it up to go head to head with Wrestlemania 4 and actually put a solid dent in it. […]

Clash of the Champions Count-Up – #34: On To The Year Of Sting

Clash of the Champions #34 Date: January 21, 1997 Location: Wisconsin Center Arena, Milwaukee, Wisconsin Attendance: 6,800 Commentators: Tony Schiavone, Dusty Rhodes, Bobby Heenan This is another of the prime time specials from WCW and one of the last ones. The NWO is in full control here and this show means nothing for the most […]

Clash of the Champions Count-Up – #33: Here’s The NWO

Clash of the Champions 33 Date: August 15, 1996 Location: Denver Coliseum, Denver, Colorado Attendance: 8,304 Commentators: Tony Schiavone, Bobby Heenan We’re at one of the final editions of this show and it’s probably a good thing. This is right after Hogan won the world title as a member of the NWO and tonight it’s […]

Clash of the Champions Count-Up – #32: Hogan Is Boring

Clash of the Champions 32 Date: January 23, 1996 Location: Caesar’s Palace, Las Vegas, Nevada Attendance: 3,100 Commentators: Bobby Heenan, Tony Schiavone Ok so we’re just into the Nitro Era here by about four months and also about four months away from the NWO debuting. Hogan is feuding with the Giant and Flair is feuding […]

Clash of the Champions Count-Up – #31: Hogan Enters The Dungeon

Clash of the Champions 31 Date: August 6, 1995 Location: Ocean Center, Daytona Beach, Florida Attendance: 4,059 Commentators: Tony Schiavone, Bobby Heenan Oh great it’s 1995 WCW. We’re about a month before Nitro began airing so Saturday Night is still the main show. The main event tonight is Vader vs. Anderson vs. Flair in a […]

Clash of the Champions Count-Up – #30: Only Six Left

Clash of the Champions 30 Date: January 25, 1995 Location: Casear’s Palace, Las Vegas, Nevada Attendance: 3,200 Commentators: Tony Schiavone, Bobby Heenan Back to 1995 WCW because all of the time I had suffered through it wasn’t enough I guess. This is another attempt by me to end this far too long stretch of stuff […]

Clash of the Champions Count-Up – #29: That’s One High Quality Sleeper

Clash of the Champions 29 Date: November 16, 1994 Location: Jacksonville Memorial Coliseum, Jacksonville, Florida Attendance: 4,000 Commentators: Tony Schiavone, Bobby Heenan We’re in 1994 here and almost a year before Nitro. Hogan is of course world champion and has recently retired Flair. We’re also in the days of the 3 Faces of Fear which […]

Clash of the Champions Count-Up – #28: Flair Beats Hogan And My Blood Pressure Rises

Clash of the Champions #28 Date: August 28, 1994 Location: Five Seasons Center, Cedar Rapids, Iowa Attendance: 4,200 Commentators: Tony Schiavone, Bobby Heenan We continue our march through the final Clashes with the final one I have to go chronologically. The main event here is what else: Hogan vs. Flair for the title. Hogan had […]

Clash of the Champions Count-Up – #27: Sting vs. Flair Again

Clash of the Champions #27 Date: June 23, 1994 Location: North Charleston Coliseum, North Charleston, South Carolina Attendance: 6,700 Commentators: Tony Schiavone, Bobby Heenan We finally wrap up this series here. This is the beginning of a new era in WCW as Hogan makes his major debut here tonight. The main event is the unification […]