Starrcade 1984: Round One

Someone requested this a little while back so here you go.  Also, if you like this, I have a whole e-book of Starrcade reviews available right here. Starrcade 1984 Date: November 22, 1984 Location: Greensboro Coliseum, Greensboro, North Carolina Attendance: 16,000 Commentators: Gordon Solie, Bob Caudle There isn’t much else to say here. Other […]

New Column: Happy (and Sad) Holidays

Since everyone has already talked about Goldberg vs. Lesnar (which I’ll get to when I can wrap my head around the thing), here’s something a little lighter this week.

Starrcade 2000 (2016 Redo): They Used To Be Good At This

Starrcade 2000 Date: December 17, 2000 Location: MCI Center, Washington, D.C. Attendance: 6,596 Commentators: Tony Schiavone, Mark Madden, Scott Hudson We’ve uh…..arrived. It’s the final edition of WCW’s flagship show and it’s looking somewhere between a bad C show and a horribly unfunny joke. The main event is Scott Steiner (won the title three weeks […]

Starrcade 1986: I Miss Magnum

Starrcade 1986 Date: November 27, 1986 Location: Greensboro Coliseum, Greensboro, North Carolina/The Omni, Atlanta, Georgia Attendance: 16,000/14,000 Commentators: Tony Schiavone, Rick Stewart, Bob Caudle, Johnny Weaver Much like last year, this show had a subtitle: Night of the Skywalkers. In this case it was because of a tag team scaffold match, meaning a scaffold was […]

Starrcade 1992 (2013 Redo): My Favorite Match

Starrcade 1992 Date: December 28, 1992 Location: The Omni, Atlanta, Georgia Attendance: 8,000 Commentators: Jesse Ventura, Jim Ross As mentioned, this is a fairly packed show. In addition to the world title matches, we also have the Unified World Tag Team Titles on the line. I mentioned the NWA tag title tournament earlier on. For […]

Starrcade 1998 (2014 Redo): It Makes 1997 Look Good

Starrcade 1998 Date: December 27, 1998 Location: MCI Center, Washington, D.C. Attendance: 16,066 Commentators: Tony Schiavone, Mike Tenay, Bobby Heenan It’s the biggest show of the year and I don’t know how many people know about it. I don’t remember the same show feeling so different just a year later. Last year Starrcade felt like […]

Starrcade 1994: This Is Why They Ran Off Austin And Foley

Starrcade 1994 Date: December 27, 1994 Location: Nashville Municipal Auditorium, Nashville, Tennessee Attendance: 8,200 Commentators: Tony Schiavone, Bobby Heenan   This show is the first of a new era for WCW. Now instead of the old style of long matches with the focus being on athleticism and storytelling, the show is based around the idea […]

Required Viewing #2: The Only Partner Ric Flair Needs

I did the first one of these nearly six months ago and didn’t care for how it went but I thought I’d take another crack at it.  If you’ve never seen the original, take a look to get the idea. Today we’re going back to 1983 and the angle that set up Starrcade.

Wrestler of the Day – January 6: Konnan

Today’s name is one that you’ve probably seen in various promotions from around the world: Konnan.

On This Day: December 28, 1997 – Starrcade 1997: How To Kill An Empire In Three Hours

Starrcade 1997 Date: December 28, 1997 Location: MCI Center, Washington, D.C. Attendance: 17,500 Commentators: Eric Bischoff, Dusty Rhodes, Mike Tenay   Tonight is WCW’s night. After a year and a half of being dominated by the NWO, tonight is the night that WCW stands up and says this is our company and you’re not taking […]