On This Day: March 27, 1988 – Clash of the Champions #1: The Man Called Sting

Sorry for missing this as I got very busy on Wednesday. Clash of the Champions Date: March 27, 1988 Location: Greensboro Coliseum, Greensboro, North Carolina Attendance: 6,000 Commentators: Tony Schiavone, Jim Ross There’s quite a bit to say here. This show likely should have been called Crockett’s Revenge. Twice Vince had sabotaged Crockett’s attempt at […]

Thought Of The Day: Missed Masterpieces Of The 80s

Barry Windham vs. Randy Savage   Ted DiBiase vs. Tito Santana   To the best of my knowledge, neither match ever happened.  Tito vs. Ted might have on some house show but I’m 99% positive that Windham vs. Savage never did, at least not when it would have been great (read as before 1989ish when […]

WrestleWar 1992: WCW’s Best Match Ever

Wrestle War 1992 Date: May 17, 1992 Location: Jacksonville Memorial Coliseum, Jacksonville, Florida Attendance: 6,000 Commentators: Jim Ross, Jesse Ventura This show is about one thing and one thing only: War Games. Sting’s Squadron vs. The Dangerous Alliance in the ultimate blowoff match which is widely considered the best match in WCW in the 1990s. […]

Great American Bash 1991: Often Called The Worst Show Ever And With Good Reason (Plus Final Thoughts On WCW PPVs)

Great American Bash 1991 Date: July 14, 1991 Location: Baltimore Arena, Baltimore, Maryland Attendance: 7,000 Commentators: Tony Schiavone, Jim Ross Off to the other end of the spectrum for the final WCW PPV. This show is widely considered to be the worst pay per view of all time. That’s the case for multiple reasons, but […]

Clash of the Champions Count-Up – #3: My Goodness Barry Windham Was Awesome In The 80s

Clash of the Champions 3: Fall Brawl Date: September 7, 1988 Location: Albany Civic Center, Albany, Georgia Attendance: 3,700 Commentators: Jim Ross, Bob Caudle This is roughly the 837th show called Fall Brawl out of about 3847 of them. It’s late 88 and therefore this is a tricky show to call. The main event is […]

Crockett Cup 1987 – Flair vs. Windham in 1987. This Works.

Crockett Cup 1987 Date: April 10, 1987/April 11, 1987 Location: Baltimore Arena, Baltimore, Maryland Attendance: 9,300/13,000 Commentator: Tony Schiavone Back to the Crockett Cup and the annoying tag team tournament format. This year there are still 24 teams and it’s the same format. We also have Ole Anderson vs. Big Bubba in a last man […]

Chi-Town Rumble: Steamboat vs. Flair

Chi-Town Rumble Date: February 20, 1989 Location: UIC Pavilion, Chicago, Illinois Attendance: 8,000 Commentators: Jim Ross, Magnum TA This is a one off show with the first match in the Steamboat vs. Flair trilogy. Steamboat is the first guy Flair brought in after he took over as booker from Dusty who is on his way […]