Spring Stampede 2000 (2015 Redo): But It’s A Different Shirt!

Spring Stampede 2000 Date: April 16, 2000 Location: United Center, Chicago, Illinois Attendance: 12,556 Commentators: Tony Schiavone, Mark Madden, Scott Hudson It’s the night of a million tournaments because TOURNAMENTS ARE AWESOME. The company was rebooted six days ago so all titles are vacant and Russo and Bischoff are here with their latest spray painting […]

Spring Stampede 1999 (2014 Redo): One Last Roll In The Hay

Spring Stampede 1999 Date: April 11, 1999 Location: Tacoma Dome, Tacoma, Washington Attendance: 17,690 Commentators: Bobby Heenan, Mike Tenay, Tony Schiavone This is a show that hasn’t had the chance to build up that well as they made the two main events on Monday. The midcard stuff is decent enough but there’s some stuff in […]

Spring Stampede 1998 (2013 Redo): Here Lies 1997. We Hardly Knew Ye.

Spring Stampede 1998 Date: April 19, 1998 Location: Denver Coliseum, Denver, Colorado Attendance: 7,428 Commentators: Bobby Heenan, Tony Schiavone, Mike Tenay Allegedly we have a double main event tonight but in reality only one of the matches has received any focus at all. The two matches are Sting vs. Savage for the world title and […]

On This Day: April 6, 1997 – Spring Stampede 1997: Page’s Big Break

Spring Stampede 1997 Date: April 6, 1997 Location: Tupelo Coliseum, Tupelo, Mississippi Attendance: 8,356 Commentators: Tony Schiavone, Bobby Heenan, Dusty Rhodes I had planned on continuing with the 1998 shows but it occurred to me that I was going to run out of PPVs in my series of Nitro reviews. This is only a few […]

Spring Stampede 2000: If You Like Tournaments, FIND THIS SHOW IMMEDIATELY!!!

Spring Stampede 2000 Date: April 16, 2000 Location: United Center, Chicago, Illinois Attendance: 12,556 Commentators: Tony Schiavone, Mark Madden, Scott Hudson   This is a show I’ve wanted to do for a good while now. Russo and Bischoff are in charge now and have rebooted WCW. In short, all titles are vacant and will be […]

Monday Nitro – March 31, 1997: It’s Going To Be A Long Summer

Monday Nitro #81 Date: March 31, 1997 Location: Roanoke Civic Center, Roanoke, Virginia Attendance: 8,709 Commentators: Tony Schiavone, Larry Zbyszko, Mike Tenay, Bobby Heenan Man I haven’t done one of these in forever. We’re getting close to Spring Stampede, so close in fact that it’s this Sunday. The main feud at the moment is Page […]

Spring Stampede 1998: With Bales Of Hay And Covered Wagons

Spring Stampede 1998 Date: April 19, 1998 Location: Denver Coliseum, Denver, Colorado Attendance: 7,428 Commentators: Bobby Heenan, Tony Schiavone, Mike Tenay So we jump ahead a little bit from Road Wild 1997 and into the era where Raw has finally taken the lead. They’ve won two weeks in a row, so obviously in WCW’s mind, […]

Spring Stampede 1997: The NWO Civil War Begins

Spring Stampede 1997 Date: April 6, 1997 Location: Tupelo Coliseum, Tupelo, Mississippi Attendance: 8,356 Commentators: Tony Schiavone, Bobby Heenan, Dusty Rhodes I had planned on continuing with the 1998 shows but it occurred to me that I was going to run out of PPVs in my series of Nitro reviews. This is only a few […]

Spring Stampede 1999 – Such A Breath Of Air And A Great Tag Match

Spring Stampede 1999 Date: April 11, 1999 Location: Tacoma Dome, Tacoma, Washington Attendance: 17,690 Commentators: Mike Tenay, Tony Schiavone, Bobby Heenan This is the final part of the WCW stretch thank goodness. These past two shows have just killed me as they’ve been completely awful. This show HAS to be better than those. I mean […]