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CLASH OF THE CHAMPIONS

Clash of the Champions - Greensboro, NC - Coliseum - March 27, 1988 (6,000)
Shown live on TBS - included opening comments from Tony Schiavone & Bob Caudle, with the announcement that the board of directors would be meeting to discuss the incident the previous day involving NWA US Champion Dusty Rhodes, Magnum TA, and David Crockett; featured Jim Ross & Schiavone on commentary; included Caudle conducting an interview in the arena with Steve Williams about his return from Japan and Rhodes's situation, with Williams then saying he wanted a match with whoever walks out of Greensboro with the NWA World Title; featured an on-screen graphic promoting NWA Main Event; included a pretaped segment in which Ken Osmond conducted a ringside interview in the empty arena with Jim Cornette; featured Caudle conducting an interview in the arena with Gary Hart and Al Perez on facing Rhodes; included Frances Crockett announcing the top 10 seeds for the 3rd Annual Jim Crockett Sr. Memorial Cup - 10) Ivan Koloff & Dick Murdoch, 9) Sting & Ron Garvin (w/ Magnum TA), 8) NWA TV Champion Mike Rotunda & Florida Heavyweight Champion Rick Steiner, 7) Bobby Fulton & Tommy Rogers, 6) Lex Luger & Barry Windham, 5) the Powers of Pain, 4) NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane, 3) the Road Warriors, 2) Rhodes & Nikita Koloff, and 1) NWA Tag Team Champions Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard; featured Caudle conducting an interview in the arena with Nikita, wearing a suit, about his return after an absence, with Nikita talking about the Varsity Club trying to take his health from him and said he had held every title in the NWA except the NWA World Title; Nikita then addressed Rhodes's situation and said Blanchard wasn't right in the head, adding he and Dusty would defend the Crockett Cup the next month:
NWA TV Champion Mike Rotunda (w/ Kevin Sullivan) pinned Jimmy Garvin (w/ Precious) in an amateur wrestling match; the match was scheduled for 3 5-minute rounds in which a one count would be sufficient for a pinfall; Rotunda pinned Garvin at the 55-second mark of the second round with a roll up after Garvin went after Sullivan on the apron, after setting Rotunda up for the brainbuster, after Sullivan grabbed Precious; after the match, Garvin hit the brainbuster on the champion until he was attacked by Rick Steiner, with Precious then hitting Steiner with a 2x4 and choking Sullivan with a coat hanger
NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane (w/ Jim Cornette) defeated Bobby Fulton & Tommy Rogers via reverse decision at 10:19; during the bout, Jim Ross announced that stand-by matches scheduled for later in the show included Shane Douglas vs. NWA Western States Heritage Champion Larry Zbyzsko and Ricky Santana vs. Rick Steiner; the challengers originally won the match and titles when Fulton pinned Eaton with a Rocket Launcher, with replacement referee Tommy Young counting the pinfall, but the initial referee Randy Anderson changed the call because he had been thrown over the top by Fulton earlier in the match; after the contest, the champions whipped Fulton with a leater strap and Cornette hit Young with his tennis racquet
NWA US Champion Dusty Rhodes & the Road Warriors defeated NWA 6 Man Tag Team Champions Ivan Koloff & the Powers of Pain (w/ Paul Jones) in a non-sanctioned, non-title barbed wire match when Road Warrior Animal pinned the Warlord at around the 4-minute mark after hitting a powerslam and the Barbarian accidentally hitting his partner with a diving headbutt when Animal moved out of the way; Animal wore a protective mask for the match to protect an eye injury sustained at the hands of the Powers of Pain but the POP removed the mask after the match and assaulted him until Rhodes made the save; the ring ropes were wrapped in barbed wire for the match (American Dream: The Dusty Rhodes Story)
Lex Luger & Barry Windham defeated NWA Tag Team Champions Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard (w/ JJ Dillon) to win the titles at 9:33 when Luger pinned Anderson after throwing him into the corner, with Anderson hitting a steel chair held in the corner by Dillon (Ric Flair & the 4 Horsemen, Legends of Wrestling, The Best of Clash of the Champions)
Sting fought NWA World Champion Ric Flair (w/ JJ Dillon) to a 45-minute time-limit draw at 39:14; during the bout, Dillon was suspended above the ring in a shark cage; Sandy Scott, Gary Juster, and 1988 Penthouse Pet of the Year Patty Mullen served as judges for the match, with Scott ruling it a draw, Juster voting for Sting, and Mullen voting for Flair; Jason Hervey, of "The Wonder Years," and Ken Osmond, Eddie Haskel of "The New Leave it to Beaver," sat ringside with the judges (voted Match of the Year by the Wrestling Observer Newsletter) (Nature Boy Ric Flair: The Definitive Collection, The Best of Clash of the Champions)

Clash of the Champions II "Miami Mayhem" - Miami, FL - Knight Center - June 8, 1988
Shown live on TBS - included an opening segment with Jim Ross in the parking lot as Frances Crockett and others arrived in a limo, followed by NWA promoters in another car; featured Tony Schiavone & Bob Caudle on commentary; included Caudle conducting a ringside interview with Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson about their return to the NWA, with Morton & Gibson noting no singles or tag team titles were safe from them; featured footage from earlier in the day onboard the Blackhawk yacht with Jim Crockett Jr. overseeing the contract signing between Lex Luger and NWA World Champion Ric Flair, with Barry Windham, JJ Dillon, NWA Tag Team Champions Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard behind him, for their Baltimore match on July 11; after the signing, Luger said it was a long time coming and he would make the most of his opportunity on such a big stage, with Flair telling Luger that the Bashes start later in the month and Luger would first have to make it to Baltimore; included Ross in the parking lot as the Four Horsemen arrived, with Ross interviewing Flair about the challenge of Luger in Baltimore; featured footage recapping the history between the Road Warriors and Powers of Pain, followed by the announcement the teams would do battle on the Great American Bash tour in a scaffold match; included a look at the planned Tower of Doom match that would take place in Baltimore, followed by Schiavone & Caudle showing a rendering of what Kevin Sullivan claimed was "the original Tower of Doom;" featured an on screen graphic promoting NWA Main Event:
NWA US Champion Barry Windham (w/ JJ Dillon) pinned Brad Armstrong at 13:56 with the claw after rolling through the challenger's crossbody off the top
NWA US Tag Team Champions Tommy Rogers & Bobby Fulton defeated the Sheepherders (w/ Rip Morgan) at around the 19-minute mark when Fulton pinned Luke Williams with a roll up; the match began as Jim Ross attempted to interview Lex Luger outside the arena, who arrived in a limo; just after Luger exited the car, he was attacked by NWA World Champion Ric Flair, Windham, and NWA Tag Team Champions Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard while JJ Dillon looked on; after the bout, the challengers attacked the champions
Ron & Jimmy Garvin (w/ Precious) defeated NWA TV Champion Mike Rotundo & Rick Steiner (w/ Kevin Sullivan) at 13:14 when Jimmy pinned Steiner with a roll up; Steve Williams provided guest commentary for the bout, subbing for Bob Caudle; after the bout, Williams came to Precious' aid after Sullivan freed himself from a shark cage at ringside; moments later, Precious shoved away both Jimmy and Williams and left ringside
Nikita Koloff defeated Al Perez (w/ Gary Hart) via disqualification at 11:50 when NWA Western States Heritage Champion Larry Zbyzsko interfered while Hart had Koloff distracted from the apron; after the bout, Perez, Zbyzsko, and Hart triple teamed Koloff in the corner with a chain
Sting & Dusty Rhodes fought NWA Tag Team Champions Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard (w/ JJ Dillon) to a double disqualification at 11:01 after both challengers shoved referee Teddy Long, with NWA US Champion Barry Windham then running out, attacking Rhodes, and applying the claw hold outside the ring; after the bell rang, NWA World Champion Ric Flair came out as well and with the champions triple teamed Sting inside the ring (American Dream: The Dusty Rhodes Story, The Best of Clash of the Champions)

Clash of the Champions III "Fall Brawl" - Albany, GA - Civic Center - September 7, 1988 (3,700)
Shown live on TBS - included an opening introduction by Tony Schiavone & NWA World Champion Ric Flair, discussing the show and Flair's upcoming title defenses against Lex Luger; featured Jim Ross & Bob Caudle on commentary; included the announcement Jimmy Garvin had sustained a broken leg and would be out for several months, with footage then shown of Garvin being attacked during the 9/3/88 World Championship Wrestling; featured Schiavone speaking with Flair and John Ayers, who would be the special guest referee for the upcoming Flair vs. Luger matches; Flair questioned Ayers about what made him think he was qualified to referee, with Ayers saying he knew something about wrestling and he was unbiased; included a graphic promoting NWA Main Event; featured Schiavone conducting a ringside interview with Ayers about his referee role in the upcoming Flair vs. Luger matches; included a closing segment in which Flair, with Schiavone, addressed Ayers interference in the main event and defending his title against the challenger of Luger:
Brad Armstrong fought NWA TV Champion Mike Rotunda (w/ Kevin Sullivan) to a 20-minute time-limit draw at 20:02; late in the bout, Steve Williams appeared ringside to cheer on Armstrong; Armstrong repeatedly kicked out of the champion's pin attempts as the time limit expired; after the bout, Williams celebrated with Armstrong in the ring before helping him from ringside
Nikita Koloff & Steve Williams defeated the Sheepherders (w/ Rip Morgan) at 17:08 when Koloff pinned Luke Williams with the Russian Sickle
Dusty Rhodes defeated Kevin Sullivan (w/ Gary Hart) at 7:00 by pinning an interfering Hart with an inside cradle; late in the bout, Al Perez appeared and helped in double teaming Rhodes with a dog collar and chain but referee Tommy Young allowed the match to continue; after the bout, Rhodes briefly took a seat at ringside before eventually going backstage
Ricky Morton defeated Ivan Koloff (w/ Paul Jones) in a Russian chain match at 9:35, despite interference by Jones; after the bout, the Russian Assassin appeared and threw Morton to the floor; moments later, Jones began blaming Koloff for the loss - even though it was his own fault - with Koloff eventually knocking Jones down; the Assassin then attacked Koloff, with another masked Russian appearing; the Russians and Jones then assaulted Koloff with the chain before hanging him over the top rope with it (debut of the second Russian Assassin) (The Best of Clash of the Champions)
Sting defeated NWA US Champion Barry Windham (w/ JJ Dillon) via disqualification at 21:12 after the Atlanta Falcons' John Ayres climbed in the ring as Windham had Sting covered and told referee Tommy Young that Windham hit Sting with a steel chair; after the bout, Sting and Ayres cleared Windham and Dillon from the ring

Clash of the Champions IV "Seasons Beatings" - Chattanooga, TN - December 7, 1988
Shown live on TBS - featured Jim Ross & Bob Caudle on commentary; included Tony Schiavone & Lex Luger as the secondary announce team:
NWA US Tag Team Tournament Finals: Tommy Rogers & Bobby Fulton defeated Ron Simmons & Eddie Gilbert at 27:03 when Fulton pinned Gilbert with a roll up after Gilbert hit the ringpost shoulder-first; the finish happened within the last minute of the time-limit; Jason Hervey was the guest ring announcer for the bout
Steve Williams (w/ Kevin Sullivan) pinned the Italian Stallion at 15:35 with the Oklahoma Stampede after catching Stallion in mid-air
Ivan Koloff pinned Paul Jones at 8:21 after hitting Jones with his own foreign object; Koloff wrestled the bout with one hand tied behind his back; after the bout, the Russian Assassins attacked Koloff until the Junkyard Dog made the save and cleared the ring with his chain
NWA Tag Team Champion & NWA Six-Man Tag Team Champion Road Warrior Animal (w/ Paul Ellering) defeated NWA Six-Man Tag Team Champion Dusty Rhodes via disqulification at 2:54 when Rhodes hit Animal with a chair as Sting battled an interfering NWA Tag Team Champion & NWA Six-Man Tag Team Champion Road Warrior Hawk on the floor; Rhodes wrestled the bout with a heavily bandaged eye following an attack from the Road Warriors; due to pre-match stiuplations, Animal won the NWA Six-Man Tag Team Titles for himself, Hawk, and a partner of their choice; had Rhodes won, he would have chosen who would be his championship partners
NWA World Champion Ric Flair & NWA US Champion Barry Windham (w/ JJ Dillon) defeated Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane (w/ Jim Cornette) at 17:41 when Windham pinned Eaton after Flair hit Eaton in the back of the head with Dillon's shoe following Eaton's Alabama Jam on Windham; during the bout, Paul E. Dangerously cut an insert promo on his team of Dennis Condrey & Randy Rose facing Eaton & Lane at Starrcade (The Best of Clash of the Champions Blu-ray)

Clash of the Champions V "St. Valentine's Massacre" - Cleveland, OH - CSU Convocation Center - February 15, 1989 (5,000)
Shown live on TBS - featured Jim Ross & Magnum TA on commentary; included Bob Caudle interviewing Ricky Steamboat, with his son, in which Steamboat talked about the family unit, challenging for the NWA World Title at Chi-Town Rumble, and his match later in the show; during the segment, Caudle & Steamboat reviewed recent footage of NWA World Champion Ric Flair attacking Steamboat on World Championship Wrestling, with Steamboat eventually dominating; featured Bob Caudle conducting an in-ring interview with Flair, alongside Hiro Matsuda and several women, regarding his upcoming title defense against Steamboat; moments later, Flair called for Steamboat to come out, which he did, and made fun of Steamboat going to bed each night with the same woman; after the two shared words, Steamboat tore off Flair's suit jacket, shirt, and pants with the two brawling until Steamboat sent Matsuda to the floor and fought with Flair into the crowd; Steamboat then returned to the ring and wrapped the remains of Flair's suit around his own body and put on Flair's sunglasses; included Caudle conducting a backstage interview with NWA TV Champion Rick Steiner, with Michael Hayes bringing Steiner in for the interview, with Steiner discussing his match later in the night and his upcoming title defense at Chi-Town Rumble against Mike Rotunda:
Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane (w/ Jim Cornette) defeated the Russian Assassins (w/ Paul Jones) at 13:16 when Eaton scored the pin with the Rocket Launcher after Lane kicked the Assassin in the head; during the bout, Paul E. Dangerously cut an insert promo in which he said Cornette would be out of the NWA after Chi-Town Rumble; moments later, Dangerously joined the commentary team for the remainder of the match
Butch Reed pinned Steve Casey with one knee on the chest at 17:43 after a gorilla press slam and shoulderblock off the top (the end of Casey's undefeated streak)
Lex Luger pinned the Blackmailer (Jack Victory) (w/ Hiro Matsuda) at 12:59 with a superplex (Blackmailer's sole appearance)
NWA US Tag Team Champions Mike Rotunda & Steve Williams (w/ Kevin Sullivan) defeated Tommy Rogers & Bobby Fulton at 13:24 when Williams pinned Fulton after Rotunda came off the middle turnbuckle behind the referee's back with a stomp to the head as Fulton had Williams covered; earlier in the show it was mentioned that any member of the Varsity Club could defend the titles; during the bout, NWA TV Champion Rick Steiner cut an insert promo about his title defense against Rotunda at Chi-Town Rumble
Ricky Steamboat pinned Bob Bradley at 6:25 with a karate chop off the top and the crossbody off the top; prior to the bout, Steamboat was escorted to the ring by his wife Bonnie and son; during the match, there were several chants of "We Want Flair"
NWA TV Champion Rick Steiner pinned Rip Morgan in a non-title match with a belly to belly suplex at 4:41; during the bout, Mike Rotunda cut an insert promo about his upcoming match with Steiner at Chi-Town Rumble
NWA Six-Man Tag Team Champions - Genichiro Tenryu & NWA Tag Team Champions the Road Warriors (w/ Paul Ellering) fought Mike Rotunda, NWA US Tag Team Champions Kevin Sullivan & Steve Williams (sub. for Sting, Michael Hayes, & the Junkyard Dog) to a double disqualification at 5:47 when Sting, Hayes, & JYD appeared and all three teams began brawling; prior to the bout, Bob Caudle conducted a backstage interview with Sting, Hayes, & JYD regarding their title shot; moments later, after the challengers went back to their dressing room, Sullivan appeared and locked a gate behind them; security finally unlocked the gate mid-way through the contest

Clash of the Champions VI - New Orleans, LA - Superdome - April 2, 1989 (matinee) (5,300)
Shown live on TBS - featured Jim Ross & Michael Hayes on commentary; included Bob Caudle conducting a backstage interview with Ric Flair regarding the night's main event; featured Jim Ross conducting a backstage interview with NWA World Champion Ricky Steamboat after the conclusion of the Flair / Steamboat match in which Steamboat made mention of other top contenders he would be defending against and reviewed footage of Flair's foot being under the bottom rope during the finish of the third fall:
The Samoan Swat Team (w/ Paul E. Dangerously) defeated Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane (w/ Jim Cornette) at 20:33 when Samu pinned Eaton after Fatu hit Eaton over the back of the head with Dangerously's phone behind the referee's back after Eaton hit the Rocket Launcher on Fatu and made the cover
The Great Muta (w/ Gary Hart) pinned Steve Casey with the moonsault at 8:11
The Junkyard Dog pinned Butch Reed (w/ Hiro Matsuda) at 8:55 after Reed collided with Matsuda on the ring apron; prior to the bout, JYD was escorted to the ring by a jazz band
Bob Orton Jr. (w/ Gary Hart) pinned Dick Murdoch at 9:48 when Hart swept Murdoch's legs as he attempted the brainbuster and then held the foot down during the cover; during the bout, Pat O'Connor, Lou Thesz, Sam Mushnick, Buddy Rogers, Gene Kiniski, and Dory Funk Jr. were shown in the crowd
Mike Rotunda & Steve Williams (w/ Kevin Sullivan) defeated NWA Tag Team Champions the Road Warriors (w/ Paul Ellering) to win the titles at 11:37 when Williams pinned Road Warrior Hawk with a roll up and a fast count from referee Teddy Long, moments after Long refused to count Hawk's cover on Rotunda following the Doomsday Device because the champions manhandled him shortly before; after the bout, Jim Ross conducted an interview with the Road Warriors about the controversial decision
Ranger Ross defeated the Iron Sheik (w/ Rip Morgan) via disqualification at 1:55 when Morgan hit Ross with the Iranian flag after Ross hit the Combat Kick; prior to the bout, Ross was propelled down from the rafters with the American flag; after the match, the Junkyard Dog made the save and helped clear the ring
NWA US Tag Team Champions Eddie Gilbert & Rick Steiner (w/ Missy Hyatt) defeated Dan Spivey & Kevin Sullivan at 3:52 when Gilbert pinned Sullivan with an inside cradle after hitting him with Missy's purse; after the bout, Gilbert was double teamed in the ring until Steiner cleared the ring with a chair
NWA World Champion Ricky Steamboat defeated Ric Flair in a Best 2 out of 3 falls match at 55:32, 2-1; fall #1: Flair pinned Steamboat by reversing an inside cradle at 19:33; fall #2: Steamboat forced Flair to submit to a double chicken wing at 34:14; fall #3: Flair pinned Steamboat with the double chicken wing, though Flair's foot was outside the ring during the pinfall; Terry Funk did guest commentary for the bout; prior to the bout, Ross announced the bout between NWA US Champion Lex Luger and Jack Victory was scheduled for that time but in order to give ample time to the main event, and because it could run long, it was pushed back to later in the card; during his introduction, Steamboat came to the ring with his wife Bonnie and baby son (voted Match of the Year by the Wrestling Observer Newsletter) (The Ultimate Ric Flair Collection, Ricky Steamboat: The Life of the Dragon)
Dark matches after the show:
NWA TV Champion Sting defeated Rip Morgan via submission with the Scorpion Deathlock at 3:25 after a Stinger Splash in the corner
NWA US Champion Lex Luger defeated Jack Victory via submission with the Torture Rack; late in the bout, Michael Hayes appeared ringside to be in Victory's corner

Clash of the Champions VII "Guts & Glory" - Ft. Bragg, NC - Ritz-Epps Fitness Center - June 14, 1989
The building had no air conditioning and temperatures reached over 100 degrees inside during the show
Shown live on TBS - 3-hour broadcast; featured Jim Ross & Bob Caudle on commentary; included the presentation of the colors and singing of the National Anthem by military personnel; featured footage taken earlier in the day of Rick & Scott Steiner, Missy Hyatt, and Ranger Ross training with the ROTC cadets; included a music video on the Road Warriors to the tune of Black Sabbath's "Ironman;" featured an in-ring presentation of the Dragon Shi match with the Great Muta & Gary Hart, overseen by Ross, with Trent Knight and Mike Justice also participating; during Muta's entrance, Ross said Muta's series against Eddie Gilbert would include a coin toss with the winner getting to choose the match stipulation - Dragon Shi for Muta or coal miner's glove for Gilbert; after getting to the ring, Hart said there would be no demonstration because Knight & Justice weren't real competition and Hart wanted Ricky Steamboat, Sting, or Gilbert instead; moments later, Gilbert appeared and tried to shoot a fireball into Hart's face but hit Knight instead when Hart moved out of the way; included pre-taped comments from N.C. Congressman Charlie Rose (R) on it being Flag Day; featured a video package hyping the Triple Crown King of the Hill battle royal which would take place throughout the Great American Bash tour; included Ross conducting an interview with Terry Gordy, Hayes & Garvin regarding Garvin's debut and Gordy's feud with Steve Williams; featured a vignette promoting the debut of Brian Pillman, to the tune of Yellow's "Oh Yeah;" included Ross conducting an interview with Jim Cornette regarding the upcoming bout between Eaton & Lane and Hayes & Garvin; featured pre-taped comments from N.C. Gov. Jim Martin regarding Flag Day; included a vignette promoting the debut of Scott "Gator" Hall to the tune of Billy Ocean's "When the Going Gets Tough;" featured a sit-down interview taped the day before between Ross and NWA World Champion Ric Flair, in a neckbrace, at Flair's home regarding the injury he sustained at the hands of Terry Funk and the question as to ever he would wrestle again; Flair said the NWA had agreed to waive the 30-day title defense rule to 60 days and said he would make an announcement July 1 as to what his future will be; Flair then said he would get revenge on Funk, whether it be in 30 days or a year from then; included a closing segment with Ross and Lt. Gen. Carl Steiner in which Ross congratulated the Army's 214th birthday, with Steiner then presenting Ross with a replica of the "Iron Mike" statue, which represents the paratroopers of World War II; the soliders that opened with the National Anthem then sang Happy Birthday and Lee Greenwood's "God Bless the USA":
NWA Tag Team Championship Tournament Semi-Finals: Michael Hayes & Jimmy Garvin (surprise partner) (w/ Terry Gordy) defeated Shane Douglas & Johnny Ace at 7:05 when Garvin pinned Douglas after Hayes dropped Douglas with the DDT behind the referee's back as Douglas had Garvin covered with a roll up; prior to the bout, Douglas & Ace were escorted ringside by several kids and then threw frisbees into the crowd (Garvin's surprise return after a year absence) (Douglas & Ace's first loss)
Ranger Ross pinned the Terrorist (Doug Gilbert) at 1:25 with the Combat Kick
The Ding Dongs defeated Cougar Jay & George South at 3:36 when South was pinned following an elbow drop from the middle turnbuckle / kneedrop off the top double team; during the bout, it was announced the Power Hour would debut June 23 with hosts Jim Ross & Jim Cornette (the Ding Dongs' debut)
NWA Tag Team Championship Tournament Semi-Finals: Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane (w/ Jim Cornette) defeated the Samoan Swat Team (w/ Paul E. Dangerously) at 6:22 when Lane pinned Samu after the Road Warriors came out of the crowd, threw Samu off the top, and hit a double clothesline; prior to the bout, a fan climbed in the ring during Cornette's introduction of his team, with Cornette taunting him before he was taken away by security
Steve Williams fought Terry Gordy to a double count-out at 6:35 when both men began brawling in the aisle and Gordy left ringside; during the bout, Jim Ross said he spoke with NWA US Champion Lex Luger earlier in the day about saying hi to the troops and Luger said he didn't have time; after the bout, the crowd chanted "Bullshit" in response to the decision
Norman (w/ Teddy Long) pinned Mike Justice at the 46-second mark with a splash in the corner; after the bout, several orderlies appeared ringside with a stretcher, with Norman eventually laying on the stretcher and being strapped down before taken backstage (Norman's debut)
Kevin Sullivan & Mike Rotunda defeated Rick & Scott Steiner at 8:37 when Rotunda pinned Scott following a suplex onto a steel chair placed in the ring by Sullivan; the Steiners used Donna Summer's "Hot Stuff" as their theme; prior to the match, the Steiners were escorted ringside by Missy Hyatt; during the bout, Ross mentioned the upcoming Northeast tour and noted the NWA has many fans in Stamford, CT
NWA TV Champion Sting pinned Bill Irwin at 3:32 with a roll up after hitting the Stinger Splash from behind as Irwin looked at the crowd; prior to the bout, Sting was escorted ringside by several kids; during the match, Ross said NWA US Champion Lex Luger had been asked to join the commentary team for the match but refused
NWA Tag Team Championship Tournament Finals: Michael Hayes & Jimmy Garvin (w/ Terry Gordy) defeated Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane at 9:11 when Garvin pinned Eaton after Gordy interfered behind the referee's back and dropped Eaton with a powerbomb; prior to the bout, Paul E. Dangerously hit Jim Cornette from behind in the head with a tennis racquet loaded with a horsehoe and chain, knocking him out, with Shane Douglas & Johnny Ace then coming out to carry Cornette backstage
Ricky Steamboat defeated Terry Funk via disqualification at 12:52 when Funk took the ringside mic and repeatedly hit Steamboat with it; after the bout, NWA US Champion Lex Luger ran out with a steel chair, clearing Funk from the ring; moments later, Luger grabbed a mic and defended accusasions he had recently been to arrogant; he then helped Steamboat to his feet, hit a clothesline, hit Steamboat with the chair, and then put Steamboat in the Torture Rack; Luger then grabbed the mic again and said "There lays your number one contender," referring to Steamboat; Sting then appeared to look after Steamboat (Legends of Wrestling: Roddy Piper and Terry Funk)

Clash of the Champions VIII "Fall Brawl" - Columbia, SC - Carolina Coliseum - September 12, 1989 (2,600)
Shown live on TBS - featured Jim Ross & Jim Cornette on commentary; included Gordon Solie conducting a backstage interview with Gary Hart regarding rumored problems within J-Tex; featured an ad for Halloween Havoc 89; included a segment of 'The World According to Theodore R Long' in which Long - appearing as a host at a radio station - ran down upcoming tour dates and commented on those scheduled to appear; featured a vignette of Brian Pillman; included a pre-taped segment in which Gov. Carroll Campbell declared the day Ric Flair Day in the state and presented NWA World Champion Ric Flair with a plaque recognizing his accomplishments and significance in the Carolinas; featured a pre-taped segment in which Missy Hyatt and Robin Green went on a shopping spree in a limo for clothes and jewelry to the tune of Madonna's "Material Girl;" included Solie conducting a backstage interview with NWA Tag Team Champions Michael Hayes & Jimmy Garvin regarding their upcoming defense against Rick & Scott Steiner; featured Solie conducting a backstage interview with Hart in which Hart said Terry Funk was indeed in the building and offered to show Solie himself later in the show; included Solie conducting a backstage interview with NWA US Champion Lex Luger regarding his defense later in the show against Tommy Rich; featured Solie conducting a backstage interview with Hart, with Hart then showing video of Funk in a hospital in Louisiana after Flair repeatedly hit Funk's arm with his own branding iron; during the segment, Funk said he would be at the Clash one way or another; included Solie conducting a backstage interview with Flair & Sting regarding their upcoming match:
The Road Warriors (w/ Paul Ellering) defeated the Samoan Swat Team (w/ Paul E. Dangerously) at 6:46 when Road Warrior Hawk pinned Fatu with the Doomsday Device after hitting him with Dangerously's phone; after the bout, Ellering hit Dangerously and destroyed the phone; after the match, the Samoans left the ring without Dangerously (Dangerously's last appearance with the SST)
Tom Zenk defeated the Cuban Assassin via submission with a sleeper at 3:37; Zenk's theme resembled the theme of Tim Burton's 'Batman' (Zenk's debut)
Sid Vicious (w/ Teddy Long & Dan Spivey) pinned Ranger Ross with the powerbomb at 1:10
NWA Tag Team Champions Michael Hayes & Jimmy Garvin defeated Rick & Scott Steiner (w/ Missy Hyatt & Robin Green) at 10:25 when Hayes pinned Scott with the DDT after Green, off camera, tripped Scott while he was running the ropes; after the bout, Scott believed - based on fan reaction - Robin had tripped him while Rick thought it was Missy; after the commercial break, another camera angle was viewed to try to find out what happened but it was inconclusive
Brian Pillman pinned Norman (w/ Teddy Long) at 3:31 with a crucifix; prior to the bout, Pillman was escorted to the ring by the USC Gamecock cheerleaders; after the match, Long verbally berated Norman for the loss
Steve Williams pinned Mike Rotunda at 7:04 with a roll over after momentum caused Rotunda to fall on top of Williams as Williams had Rotunda up for a bodyslam; prior to the bout, it was announced the Clash would be replayed the following Sunday afternoon; during the bout, it was announced Sept. 30 that Williams would be honored by his high school, Lakewood High, during homecoming for being the best high school athlete to go through the school; after the match, Rotunda assaulted Williams from behind, knocked him to the floor, and rammed him into the guardrail
NWA US Champion Lex Luger pinned Tommy Rich at 10:38 when - as Rich had a sleeper applied with Luger on the apron - Luger dropped Rich throat-first across the top rope; during the bout, it was announced Terry Funk suffered an injury several days ago but was in the arena
NWA World Champion Ric Flair & Sting defeated NWA TV Champion the Great Muta & Dick Slater (sub. for Terry Funk) (w/ Gary Hart) via disqualification at around the 19-minute mark when Slater threw the referee to the floor, Terry Funk interfered and choked Flair with a plastic bag, and Funk's branding iron was bent over Sting's leg; after the bout, Sting, Brian Pillman, and officials tended to Flair at ringside and his head was bandaged

Clash of the Champions IX "New York Knock Out" - Troy, NY - RPI Fieldhouse - November 15, 1989 (4,000)
Shown live on TBS - featured Jim Ross & Gordon Solie on commentary; included Ross conducting a ringside interview with Terry Funk & Gary Hart regarding Funk's I Quit match against NWA World Champion Ric Flair later in the show, with Hart telling Funk not to let him or Texas down; featured Ross conducting an interview with 'Pro Wrestling Illustrated' editor Bill Apter, with Apter presenting Sting with a trophy to recognize him as the NWA's most popular wrestler; moments later, Apter introduced Flair as PWI's Wrestler of the Decade, with Flair coming out to receive his own trophy; included Rick & Scott Steiner as a guest of The Louisville Slugger in which Scott officially named his new move as the Frankensteiner and the two commented on their match later in the night against the Skyscrapers and rivalry with Doom:
NWA Tag Team Champions Michael Hayes & Jimmy Garvin defeated the Road Warriors (w/ Paul Ellering) via disqualification at 5:19 when referee Tommy Young stopped the match after Road Warrior Hawk threw him out of the way to attack both champions and stop a double team on Road Warrior Animal; during the bout, it was announced Hayes & Garvin would defend that weekend on World Championship Wrestling against Rick & Scott Steiner
Doom (w/ Woman) defeated Eddie Gilbert & Tommy Rich at 5:16 when Butch Reed pinned Rich following a modified Doomsday Device; prior to the bout, a pre-taped promo from Woman was shown in which she said the Steiners, the Road Warriors, and the Midnight Express couldn't stop Doom and that she had a "large" surprise for Rick Steiner later in the show
Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane defeated Shane Douglas & Johnny Ace at 9:25 when Eaton pinned Douglas after Jim Cornette - manager of both teams who was in a neutral corner - prevented Eaton from using a foreign object on Douglas only to hit Douglas in the back with his tennis racquet
Steve Williams pinned the Super Destroyer (Jack Victory) with the Oklahoma Stampede at 1:39; prior to the bout, it was announced Sting & Brian Pillman would be in tag team action the following Sunday on The Main Event; early in the match, Norman appeared ringside dressed as Santa and after the bout handed Williams a teddy bear, with the two men then hugging
Rick & Scott Steiner defeated Sid Vicious & Dan Spivey (w/ Teddy Long) via disqualification at 6:06 when Doom, with Woman, rushed the ring and attacked the Steiners; prior to the bout, Scott came out through the entrance while Rick came through the crowd, handing out popcorn to fans; after the match, a giant man came into the ring to protect Woman as the Steiners were beaten down by the Skyscrapers and Doom (Nitron's debut); after the match, the Road Warriors, with Paul Ellering, made the save for the Steiners; following the commercial break, Ross interviewed the Steiners and Road Warriors at ringside about their alliance and their participation against the Skyscrapers, Doom, and each other at Starrcade
NWA US Champion Lex Luger pinned Brian Pillman at 12:52 after hitting Pillman in the face with a steel chair after referee Nick Patrick was knocked out moments earlier as Pillman hit the crossbody off the top on the champion; after the bout, Luger continued to attack Pillman with the chair and hoisted him into the Torture Rack until Sting, in dress clothes, appeared; Luger then grabbed a mic and cut a promo on Sting, with Sting then taking off his shirt and preparing to fight Luger but Luger left the ring; moments later, Sting attacked Luger from behind in the aisle, with Sting then allowing Luger to leave
NWA World Champion Ric Flair defeated Terry Funk (w/ Gary Hart) in a non-title I Quit Match at 18:33 when Funk submitted to the figure-4; prior to the bout, a pre-taped promo from Flair aired; after the bout, Funk shook Flair's hand as he and Flair had promised to do if they lost; moments later, Hart punched Funk with Flair then going after Hart until NWA TV Champion the Great Muta and the Dragon Master jumped Flair; Sting then appeared to make the save, with Sting applying the Scorpion Deathlock on the Dragon Master as Flair put Muta in the figure-4; NWA US Champion Lex Luger then came out and hit Sting in the back with a steel chair and Muta hit Flair with the same chair moments later; Sting, Flair, and Funk continued to be assaulted for several more minutes before Luger and J-Tex left ringside; Luger, before going backstage, used the chair to destroy the trophies presented to Sting and Flair earlier in the show by Bill Apter of Pro Wrestling Illustrated (The Ultimate Ric Flair Collection, Legends of Wrestling: Roddy Piper and Terry Funk, The Best of Clash of the Champions)

Clash of the Champions X "Texas Shootout" - Corpus Christi, TX - Memorial Coliseum - February 6, 1990 (3,000; sell out)
Shown live on TBS - featured Jim Ross & Jim Cornette on commentary; included Gordon Solie conducting a backstage interview with the Road Warriors & Paul Ellering regarding their upcoming bout with the Skyscrapers; included musical performances throughout the show by the Tough Guys, a rock band; featured Terry Funk conducting an in-ring interview with the Four Horsemen - NWA World Champion Ric Flair, Sting, NWA TV Champion Arn Anderson & Ole Anderson - in which Ole said the reason Flair brought he and Arn in was to get rid of Sting and the only thing that spared him was saving Flair against Funk; Ole said Sting did the one unforgivable thing by singing to face Flair for the title Feb. 25 at WrestleWar; Ole said Sting would be spared again only if he cancelled the title match and he had until the end of the show to make the decision; moments later, Ole & Arn held Sting by the arms as Flair verbally berated and slapped him; included an ad promoting WrestleWar 90 "Wild Thing," with the WrestleWar Rap; featured pre-taped comments from Missy Hyatt in which she announced she was the new co-host of The Main Event; included Solie conducting a backstage interview with Norman regarding his upcoming bout with Kevin Sullivan; featured Funk conducting an in-ring interview with NWA US Champion Lex Luger, regarding the previous incident between Sting and the Horsemen, in which he said he was the top contender, Sting should never had been offered a title shot in the first place, and Luger would take Flair's title; included Solie conducting a backstage interview with Brian Pillman - instead of the scheduled Sting - about Sting's decision and his plans to compete in the main event as scheduled; featured Solie conducting a backstage interview with Flair, Arn & Ole regarding Sting's decision in which Flair said - following the cage match - the Horsemen would track Sting down and make him pay if he refused to cancel the title match:
Steve Williams pinned the Samoan Savage (w/ Sir Oliver Humperdink) with a reversal into a backslide at 7:54; prior to the bout, pre-taped comments were shown of both participants; during the bout, Woman took a seat at ringside for the match; Jim Cornette made mention during the match of a man with a towel stand outside the venue, noting many of the fans are dripping wet on the floor - a reference to the high Hispanic population
Brian Pillman & Tom Zenk defeated the Mod Squad at 9:57 when Zenk pinned Basher with a reverse crossbody from the middle turnbuckle
Mil Mascaras pinned Cactus Jack Manson at 5:00 with a suplex into the ring and crossbody off the top after knocking Cactus off the apron onto the concrete floor; after the commercial break, Cactus was still in the ring as the Tough Guys performed near the entrance stage; moments later, Cactus confronted the band's drummer - Wolf Wild - with the drummer then taking his shirt off and brawling with Cactus in the aisle (The Best of Clash of the Champions)
Norman pinned Kevin Sullivan in a falls count anywhere match at 6:15; the pinfall occured off-camera in the women's bathroom; prior to the bout, a vignette of Norman visiting Zoo Atlanta was shown in which he met a potbelly pig and named it Kevin Sullivan
The Road Warriors (w/ Paul Ellering) defeated Mark Callous & Dan Spivey (w/ Teddy Long) via disqualification at around 7:15 when Spivey repeatedly hit both Road Warrior Hawk and Animal with a steel chair and hit a clothesline on Ellering; prior to the bout, pre-taped comments were shown from both teams; after the commercial break, it was announced the teams would compete in a streetfight at WrestleWar 90
NWA Tag Team Champions Rick & Scott Steiner defeated Doom at 13:13 when Rick pinned Butch Reed with a roll up, knocking Doom #2 off the apron, after Rick unmasked Reed and then put the mask on himself; prior to the match, pre-taped comments from both teams were shown; due to pre-match stipulations, the challengers were forced to unmask; after the bout, Gary Michael Cappetta announced if Doom #2 refused to unmask he would be suspended; moments later, Doom #2 unmasked, revealing himself as Ron Simmons
NWA World Champion Ric Flair, NWA TV Champion Arn Anderson, & Ole Anderson (sub. for Sting) defeated the Great Muta, Buzz Sawyer, & the Dragon Master in a steel cage match at 6:12 when Arn pinned Dragon Master after he and Ole threw Dragon Master face-first into the cage and then followed with the DDT; prior to the bout, pre-taped comments from Flair and each of Muta's team were shown; because of the Horsmen's attack on Sting earlier in the show, Muta, Sawyer, & Dragon Master were cheered as babyfaces for the match; there were numerous chants of "We want Sting" during the contest; Sting appeared at the 3-minute mark and attempted to scale the cage to get at Flair but was held back and taken backstage; he returned moments later, with Flair climbing the cage as well to meet him, but was held back by security, Brian Pillman, Tom Zenk, NWA Tag Team Champion Scott Steiner, and security; while scaling the cage, Sting suffered a serious knee injury and had to have help to stand; immediately after the bout, Flair left the cage and attacked Sting in the aisle, with other wrestlers and security eventually breaking up the fight to close the broadcast (Muta's last appearance for 10 months)

Clash of the Champions XI "Coastal Crush" - Charleston, SC - McAlister Fieldhouse - June 13, 1990
Shown live on TBS - included an opening introduction by Tony Schiavone; featured Jim Ross & Bob Caudle on commentary; included a video package of Big Van Vader in Japan to promote his debut at the Great American Bash; featured Gary Michael Cappetta introducing El Gigante to the crowd, giving his vital stats, and announcing he would make his debut teaming with Paul Orndorff & the Junkyard Dog at the Great American Bash to face the Horsemen; Cappetta then interviewed Gigante in Spanish about his arrival and his plans to compete in arenas around the world; included Schiavone conducting an interview with Sting about his being at the show to see NWA World Champion Ric Flair; featured Schiavone conducting an interview with the Junkyard Dog regarding his match later in the night against Flair; included Ross conducting a closing interview with Rocky King and Sting regarding the outcome of the night's main event, with Sting challenging Flair to a title shot at the Great American Bash and said his Dudes with Attitudes would ensure the match would be one-on-one and that the Horsemen wouldn't interfere; moments later, members of the Horsemen ran past El Gigante on the ramp, with Sting dominating Flair in the ring to end the broadcast:
Tracey Smothers & Steve Armstrong defeated Michael Hayes & Jimmy Garvin at 7:25 when Smothers pinned Garvin after Armstrong hit a headbutt off the top behind the referee's back as Garvin had Smothers covered
Tommy Rich defeated Bam Bam Bigelow (w/ Sir Oliver Humperdink) via disqualification at 3:46 when Bigelow repeatedly refused to break a choke hold; after the bout, Bigelow threw Rich out of the ring
Mike Rotunda & Tom Zenk defeated Fatu & the Samoan Savage at 5:24 when Rotunda, the illegal man, pinned Fatu with an inside cradle after switching places with Zenk
Mark Callous (w/ Paul E. Dangerously) pinned Brian Pillman at 5:32 with a Hot Shot; prior to the bout, a video package was shown of Callous' recent victories; during the bout, it was announced Callous would face NWA US Champion Lex Luger at the Great American Bash
Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson defeated NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane (w/ Jim Cornette) via disqualification at 12:07 when Lane prevented referee Nick Patrick from counting the pinfall after Eaton sustained the double dropkick from the challengers (The Best of Clash of the Champions)
Barry Windham pinned Doug Furnas at 5:42 with a back suplex into a bridge and putting his feet on the ropes for leverage
NWA US Champion Lex Luger pinned Sid Vicious (w/ Ole Anderson) at the 26-second mark with a clothesline when Sid went to check on Anderson after Luger fought off Anderson before the bout
NWA Tag Team Champions Doom (w/ Teddy Long) defeated Rick & Scott Steiner at 11:18 when Reed pinned Scott after Simmons hit Scott with a foreign object behind the referee's back; Rick, the illegal man, pinned Simmons at the same time with a clothesline but the referee gave the win to the champions
Paul Orndorff pinned NWA TV Champion Arn Anderson in a non-title match at 11:37 by reversing an inside cradle
The Junkyard Dog defeated NWA World Champion Ric Flair (w/ Ole Anderson) via disqualification at 6:11 when Anderson interfered as the challenger punched Flair on the mat; after the match, JYD was attacked by Flair, Ole, NWA TV Champion Arn Anderson, Barry Windham, and Sid Vicious until Sting, NWA US Champion Lex Luger, and Paul Orndorff made the save

Clash of the Champions XII "Fall Brawl: Mountain Madness" - Asheville, NC - Civic Center - September 5, 1990
Shown live on TBS - featured Jim Ross & Bob Caudle on commentary; included Tony Schiavone conducting a backstage interview with the new NWA US Tag Team Champions Rick & Scott Steiner regarding their title win 8/24, wanting a shot at NWA Tag Team Champions Doom, and their match later in the show; featured Schiavone conducting an interview with Michael Hayes, Jimmy Garvin, & Buddy Roberts regarding their match earlier in the show in which they said they would make the fans respect them and then showed footage of their recent trip to Hollywood; the footage showed Hayes & Garvin mobbed by fans as they got out of their limo at the Holiday Inn; included Schiavone conducting a backstage interview with Brian Pillman regarding his thoughts on the Sting / Black Scorpion bout and his upcoming participation 'Running the Gauntlet' beginning Sept. 14; rules of the Gauntlet challenge stated the wrestler would have to win three consecutive bouts in three consecutive days against opponents drawn at random (Friday: Power Hour, Saturday: WCW, and Sunday: The Main Event) to win $15,000; if he loses, the purse money is equally divided amongst his three challengers; featured Missy Hyatt conducting an interview with Ric Flair regarding his title shot later in the night against NWA US Champion Lex Luger; included Schiavone conducting an interview with Sid Vicious in which he challenged NWA World Champion Sting; featured the debut of the WCW Weekly Top 10 rankings: Singles: Buddy Landell (10), Tommy Rich (9), the Junkyard Dog (8), Brian Pillman (7), Stan Hansen (6), Sid Vicious (5), Barry Windham (4), Arn Anderson (3), Ric Flair (2), and Lex Luger (1); Tag Teams: Mike Rotunda & Tim Horner (10), the Junkyard Dog & El Gigante (9), Brian Pillman & Tom Zenk (8), the Samoan Swat Team (7), Michael Hayes & Jimmy Garvin (6), Tracey Smothers & Steve Armstrong (5), Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane (4), the Horsemen (3), Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson (2), and Rick & Scott Steiner (1); included Schiavone conducting an interview with Stan Hansen in which he argued why he was ranked #6 and said he was going after all those ranked above him to get a shot at Sting; featured footage of Luger facing Flair at Wrestle War 90 to hype their match later in the show followed by Schiavone conducting a backstage interview with Luger regarding the upcoming bout and Flair's hopes of using him as a stepping stone to Sting:
Tracey Smothers & Steve Armstrong (w/ Bob Armstrong) defeated Michael Hayes & Jimmy Garvin (w/ Buddy Roberts) at 8:34 when Smothers pinned Hayes with a sunset flip as Armstrong pinned Garvin with a sunset flip while both Freebirds attempted to grab at a foreign object thrown in the ring by Roberts; the bout was to have been a six-man tag team match involving Roberts and Bob Armstrong but Roberts was sidelined with an apparent injured arm, though he used the arm late in the contest; the Freebirds had their faces painted with the Confederate flag for the match; prior to the bout, the "Badstreet U.S.A." music video was shown to introduce the Freebirds to the ring; after the contest, all three Freebirds attacked their opponents, with Hayes & Garvin dropping Bob with a double DDT
Mike Rotunda pinned Buddy Landell with a backslide at 5:39; prior to the bout, Rotunda was escorted to the ring by Cindy Anderson, who won the NWA / Burger King "Ring Master" poetry contest
The Master Blasters defeated Tim Horner & Brad Armstrong at 4:52 when Steel pinned Horner following a double shoulderblock (the Master Blasters' debut)
The Nasty Boys defeated Jackie Fulton & Terry Taylor at 7:11 when Jerry Saggs pinned Fulton with the elbowsmash off the top after Brian Knobbs caught Fulton coming off the top and hit a powerslam; after the bout, Taylor cleared the Nasty Boys from the ring
Tommy Rich pinned Bill Irwin with a Thesz Press at 3:55 after Irwin hit the corner
LPWA Women's Champion Susan Sexton pinned Bambi by reversing an inside cradle at 4:10; after the bout, the two shook hands
NWA US Tag Team Champions Rick & Scott Steiner defeated the Hunter & Silencer in a non-title match at 6:25 when Rick pinned Hunter following the DDT off the top double team (Maximum Overdrive's debut) (the Steiners' first appearance as champions)
Stan Hansen pinned Tom Zenk (sub. for Paul Orndorff) with the lariat at 3:18; during the bout, Tony Schiavone conducted a backstage interview with NWA US Champion Lex Luger - both men watching the contest - in which Luger said Hansen could have a title shot if he wanted one but Luger's concentration was on facing Ric Flair later in the night
NWA US Champion Lex Luger defeated Ric Flair via disqualification at 14:26 when Stan Hansen attacked Luger and choked him with his cowbell after Luger dominated a fight with Flair on the floor (The Best of Clash of the Champions)
NWA World Champion Sting pinned the Black Scorpion (Al Perez) following a Stinger Splash in the corner at 7:12; after the bout, Sting unmasked the Scorpion only to find another mask underneath; moments later, another Black Scorpion appeared on the entrance ramp; following the commercial break, Jim Ross conducted an in-ring interview with Sting regarding the real Black Scorpion not having been Sting's opponent, during which Sid Vicious interrupted and said he wanted Sting's title; after Sting blew Sid off, saying he had nothing against it but Sid would have to talk to the championship committee and he was more worried with the Black Scorpion at the moment, Sid attacked Sting on the entrance ramp, hit him with the title belt, and spat on him; Sid then returned to the ring and said he would be the next world champion to close the broadcast

Clash of the Champions XIII "Thanksgiving Thunder" - Jacksonville, FL - Coliseum - November 20, 1990
Shown live on TBS - featured Jim Ross & Paul E. Dangerously on commentary; included Tony Schiavone conducting a podium interview with NWA World Champion Sting regarding his appearance later in the broadcast on the Danger Zone with the Black Scorpion; moments later, the Scorpion's voice could be heard in which he said he would use his black magic later in the show; featured a pre-taped promo by Dick the Bruiser promising a winner for the Sting / Black Scorpion match he would referee at Starrcade; later in the broadcast, Ross mistakenly said Bruiser would be the referee for the finals of the Pat O'Connor Memorial Tag Team Tournament; included Gordon Solie hosting the Wrestling Wrap Up in which he reviewed the Weekly Top 10 rankings: Tag Team division: Norman & the Juicer (10), Big Cat & Motor City Madman (9), Tim Horner & the Candyman (8), the Master Blasters (7), the Southern Boys (6), Ricky Morton & Tommy Rich (5), the Fabulous Freebirds (4), the Nasty Boys (3), Ric Flair & Arn Anderson (2), and Rick & Scott Steiner (1); Singles division: Bobby Eaton (10), Tom Zenk (9), Michael Wallstreet (8), Brian Pillman (7), Terry Taylor (6), Arn Anderson (5), Ric Flair (4), Lex Luger (3), Sid Vicious (2), and Stan Hansen (1); featured a video package hyping the Starrcade tag team tournament, with the announcement that the Steiners are ranked the #1 seed and the Great Muta & Mr. Saito are #2; included a pre-taped promo by Sam Muchnick on his appearing at Starrcade; featured a video package recapping the feud between Luger and NWA US Champion Stan Hansen as well as footage of Dangerously finding the Motor City Madman to face Luger; included Schiavone conducting an interview with Luger about his match later in the night and his US title rematch with Hansen at Starrcade; moments later, the Big Cat interrupted, with Luger smacking him in the face and walking off; featured Schiavone conducting an interview with referee Nick Patrick in which he spoke of recent incidents between the Steiners and the Nasty Boys and said the Steiners were out to end the Nasty Boys' careers; included a vignette promoting the return of Big Van Vader; featured Schiavone conducting an interview with Michael Hayes & Jimmy Garvin regarding El Gigante not being at the show, with the Southern Boys & Gigante then appearing and scaring them off; included Missy Hyatt announcing NWA TV Champion Arn Anderson would defend against Terry Taylor Sunday on The Main Event; featured Schiavone conducting an interview with Ric Flair & Anderson regarding the Horsemen vs. Doom match later in the night, in which if Doom won then Teddy Long would win Flair's 65-foot limo and a yacht and if the Horsemen won Long would be Flair's chauffer for a day and the Horsmen would get a tag team title shot at Starrcade; included a video package highlighting the Sting / Black Scorpion feud; featured the Danger Zone with guest Sting and the Scorpion in which the Scorpion pulled a man from the crowd, seemingly spun his head completely around, locked him in a cage and turned him into a tiger, and then disappeared:
Michael Hayes & Jimmy Garvin (w/ Little Richard Marley) defeated Tracey Smothers & Steve Armstrong at 4:47 when Hayes pinned Smothers with the DDT after Marley tripped Smothers from the floor; the bout was scheduled as Smothers, Armstrong, & El Gigante vs. Hayes, Garvin, & Bobby Eaton; prior to the bout, Hayes cut an in-ring promo claiming responsibility for El Gigante not being at the show, with the referee then ruling since the Freebirds were taking credit for Gigante not being there then it would be a 2-on-2 bout and Eaton - who was introduced alongside the Freebirds - would be ejected from ringside; during the bout, it was announced the Freebirds would face Ricky Morton & Tommy Rich at Starrcade and that the injured Robert Gibson would be in Morton & Rich's corner
Brian Pillman pinned Buddy Landell with a crossbody off the top at 5:48
Big Cat defeated Brad Armstrong at 4:30 when referee Randy Anderson stopped the match when Armstrong passed out while caught in the Torture Rack; prior to the bout, a pre-taped promo from the Big Cat was shown in which he spoke about facing Lex Luger
Tom Zenk pinned Brian Lee with a missile dropkick at 3:10; after the bout, it was announced Zenk would face Bobby Eaton at Starrcade
Michael Wallstreet (w/ Alexandra York) pinned the Starblazer at 4:14 with the Wallstreet Crash Samoan Drop; prior to the bout, Tony Schiavone conducted an interview with Mike Rotunda in which Rotunda said he would no longer be referred to by that name and he had legally changed his name to Michael Wallstreet; Wallstreet then said his story would be told the coming Saturday during World Championship Wrestling and then introduced York as his assistant (Rotunda's surprise debut as Wallstreet; York's surprise debut)
Sgt. Krueger & Col. Deklerk defeated Kalua & the Botswana Beast at 5:49 when Krueger pinned the Beast after Deklerk dropkicked his partner on top of the Beast behind the referee's back; due to pre-match stipulations, Krueger & Deklerk advanced to the Pat O'Connor Memorial Tag Team Tournament at Starrcade to represent South Africa
Lex Luger pinned the Motor City Madman with a clothesline at 2:35; prior to the bout, the Big Cat confronted Luger in the aisle, with the two coming to blows until Cat was ejected from ringside
The Nasty Boys defeated Chris & Mark Youngblood via disqualification at 5:02 when NWA US Tag Team Champions Rick & Scott Steiner interfered, attacked the Nasty Boys, and chased them backstage
Sid Vicious pinned the Nightstalker at 3:30 after hitting him in the throat with his own axe, moments after fighting off the interference of the Big Cat; prior to the bout, it was announced Ox Baker, scheduled to be in the Nightstalker's corner, did not appear because he didn't need to be there in order for the Nightstalker to win; during his entrance, a pre-taped promo from Vicious was shown in which he commented on facing Sting again; after the bout, Vicious was double teamed until sliding out to the floor and grabbing a chair
NWA US Tag Team Champions Rick & Scott Steiner defeated Magnum Force at 1:56 when Scott scored the pin following the Frankensteiner; after the bout, the Nasty Boys attacked the champions but were eventually cleared from the ring
Ric Flair (w/ NWA TV Champion Arn Anderson) pinned NWA Tag Team Champion Butch Reed (w/ Teddy Long & NWA Tag Team Champion Ron Simmons) at 14:18 after Anderson interfered as the referee was knocked out on the floor and hit Reed with a steel chair after Simmons interfered and dropped Flair with a clothesline; due to pre-match stipulations, Flair & Anderson earned a tag team title shot at Starrcade and would have Long as Flair's chauffer for a day; had Reed won, Long would have won Flair's limo and yacht; a coin-toss before the bout determined which man from both teams would compete in the match

Clash of the Champions XIV "Dixie Dynamite" - Gainesville, GA - Georgia Mountains Center - January 30, 1991 (2,200)
Shown live on TBS - featured an opening performance of the National Anthem and presentation of the flags; included Jim Ross & Dusty Rhodes on commentary (Rhodes' return after a 2-year absence); featured a pre-taped segment in which Missy Hyatt announced WCW TV Champion Tom Zenk won WCW's Sexiest Wrestler contest; included a pre-taped promo by Alexandra York in which she said the newest member of the York Foundation would be announced later in the show; featured Rhodes making fun of Paul E. Dangerously prior to his arm wrestling contest with Missy Hyatt; included a video package hyping the Japanese women's match to take place at WrestleWar 91; included footage of Pro Wrestling Illustrated Editor Bill Apter presenting Sting with the 1990 PWI Wrestler of the Year & Inspirational Wrestler of the Year awards; featured Rhodes giving a patriotic speech on the US soldiers serving in the Persian Gulf and said he didn't want to hear anyone talking bad about the President or hearing the soldiers shouldn't be over there; included Tony Schiavone announcing Stan Hansen would meet Big Van Vader at WrestleWar 91 in a rematch from their recent battle at the Tokyo Dome, before then showing footage from the initial match and conducting an interview with Hansen; featured footage from LT's Sports Bar in East Rutherford - following Ric Flair's WCW World Title victory over Sting - in which Flair, Windham, Kevin Sullivan, Michael Wallstreet, and Alexandra York were shown sitting with Lawrence Taylor celebrating Flair's win:
Sting & WCW US Champion Lex Luger defeated WCW Tag Team Champions Doom (w/ Teddy Long) via disqualification at around the 10-minute mark when Simmons threw Sting over the top rope; during the match, it was announced Luger would defend against Dan Spivey at WrestleWar 91; late in the match, Dan Spivey attacked Luger at ringside before leaving through the crowd; after the bout, Sting & Luger cleared the champions from the ring (Spivey's surprise return after a month absence)
WCW TV Champion Tom Zenk pinned Bobby Eaton with a backslide at 7:07; Eaton's shoulder appeared to come up just as referee Nick Patrick counted to 3
Michael Hayes & Jimmy Garvin defeated Tommy Rich & Allen Iron Eagle at 5:53 when Garvin pinned Eagle following a double DDT behind the referee's back as the referee was distracted by sending Rich out of the ring, moments after Rich made the tag when the referee wasn't looking
Sid Vicious pinned Joey Maggs (sub. for the Junkyard Dog) by placing one hand on Maggs' chest after the powerbomb at 1:13; after the bout, Sid called for his EMTs to bring a stretcher ringside, with Sid then knocking Maggs off the stretcher; after the commercial break, Tony Schiavone conducted an interview with Sid regarding his upcoming participation in Wargames as part of WrestleWar 91
Terry Taylor pinned Ricky Morton at around the 11-minute mark when Morton landed on his head after missing a dropkick and bouncing off the ropes; during the bout, it was announced Taylor would face Tom Zenk Sunday during The Main Event; late in the contest, York came ringside with a pre-taped promo then airing in which she formally announced Taylor as the latest member of the York Foundation
Ranger Ross pinned El Cubano with a sunset flip into the ring at 3:06; during the bout, a pre-taped promo from Ross was shown in which he praised the soldiers serving in the Persian Gulf
Arn Anderson & Barry Windham defeated Chris & Mark Youngblood at 7:31 when Anderson pinned Chris after the lariat and superplex from Windham; during the bout, it was announced Anderson & Windham would meet Tim Horner & Brad Armstrong the following Saturday on World Championship Wrestling
Brian Pillman pinned Sgt. Buddy Lee Parker with a crossbody off the top at 3:18
Missy Hyatt defeated Paul E. Dangerously in an arm wrestling contest after Dangerously became distracted by Missy's cleavage; Rhubarb Jones, 2-time Billboard Country Music DJ of the Year, was the guest ring announcer for the contest
WCW US Tag Team Champion Scott Steiner (w/ WCW US Tag Team Champion Rick Steiner) fought WCW World Champion Ric Flair to a time-limit draw at around the 25-minute mark; prior to the bout, El Gigante and New Japan Pro Wrestling's Hiro Matsuda were introduced to the crowd; moments later, Gigante entered the ring and high fived the Steiners but Flair refused to shake his hand when he offered it; before the match, it was mentioned the winner would meet Tatsumi Fujinami in March at the Tokyo Dome; the bout ended just as Scott covered Flair after hitting a belly to belly suplex (The History of the World Heavyweight Championship)

Clash of the Chamions XV "Knoxville Knockout" - Knoxville, TN - Civic Auditorium - June 12, 1991 (5,000)
Live on TBS - featured an opening introduction on the entrance ramp by Missy Hyatt & Paul E. Dangerously; included Jim Ross & Tony Schiavone on commentary; featured a 'Coming Attractions' segment focusing on PN News; included a 'WCW Top Ten' rankings segment: Steve Austin (10), the One Man Gang (9), Barry Windham (8), Arn Anderson (7), Sting (6), Nikita Koloff (5), WCW TV Champion Bobby Eaton (4), El Gigante (3), the Great Muta (2), and WCW US Champion Lex Luger (1); featured Jason Hervey as a guest of the Danger Zone in which Dangerously repeatedly cut him off, only letting him say he was dating Missy Hyatt and he had a lot of money, and then said Missy was used merchandise; moments later, Hervey said the interview was over, with Dangerously then knocking Hervey out by hitting him in the back of the head with his phone; Missy then ran out to check on Hervey as Dangerously went backstage; included a 'Coming Attractions' segment focusing on Johnny B. Badd; featured Tony Schiavone conducting an in-ring segment with PN News as well as Peppa & Spindarella from Salt 'n' Peppa, with Johnny B. Badd & Teddy Long interrupting; after Badd called News "a big ugly bear," News shoved him away, with Badd & Long then leaving ringside; included a 'Coming Attractions' segment focusing on the Diamond Studd; featured Dangerously in a Great American Bash report in which he detailed the summer tour, mentioned the upcoming pay-per-view, and showed highlights of the previous year's event; included Ross conducting a ringside interview with a young fan by the name of Ben (Kevin Sullivan's son) who won a Sting lookalike contest; moments later, Sting came out to congratulate Ben and lifted him on his shoulder, with Nikita Koloff then appearing, hitting the Russian Sickle while using his chain, and stomping Sting at ringside; moments later, Koloff turned his attention to the fan, with the fan's mother (his real mother) then climbing over the railing to protect her son; featured a 'Coming Attractions' segment focusing on Steve Austin, during which Austin can already be seen wearing the WCW TV title; included a 'Coming Attractions' segment focusing on Blackblood; featured Schiavone conducting an in-ring itnerview with Terrance Taylor, Alexandra York, Mr. Hughes, and Richard Morton; moments later, Robert Gibson appeared and asked what Morton was doing, with Morton then punching Gibson in the face and hitting a piledriver until Dustin Rhodes made the save:
Tom Zenk, Tracey Smothers & Steve Armstrong defeated Badstreet, WCW US Tag Team Champions Michael Hayes & Jimmy Garvin (w/ Big Daddy Dink) at 4:43 when Armstrong pinned Garvin, Smothers pinned Badstreet, and Zenk pinned Hayes with simultaneous sunset flips; prior to the bout, the Freebirds were escorted to the ring by Diamond Dallas Page & the Diamond Doll (The Best of Clash of the Champions)
Oz (w/ the Great Wizard) pinned Johnny Rich with one foot on the chest at 1:29 after a helicopter spin
Dan Spivey pinned Big Josh with a clothesline from behind and German suplex into a bridge at 2:49 after Kevin Sullivan broke a crutch over the back of Josh's back as he ran the ropes, with Josh no selling the attack but becoming distracted by Sullivan
Dustin Rhodes defeated Terrence Taylor (w/ Alexandra York & Mr. Hughes) via disqualification at 4:26 when Rhodes began punching Hughes on the ring apron; moments later, Ricky Morton - who slid in the ring moments earlier - helped in attacking Rhodes and officially joined the York Foundation; moments later, Big Josh made the save and cleared the ring with his axe handle
Sting pinned Nikita Koloff at 9:33 with a roll up after Koloff hit the corner while attempting the Russian Sickle; prior to the bout, a recap of Koloff causing Sting to lose at SuperBrawl was shown as well as their post-match brawl
Barry Windham & Arn Anderson defeated Brian Pillman & El Gigante in a loser leaves town match at 3:08 when Windham pinned Pillman with a kick to the face after shoving him off the top rope; pre-match stipulations stated the loser of the fall would have to leave WCW ; El Gigante was never legally in the match (Brian Pillman: Loose Cannon)
WCW / IWGP Tag Team Champions Rick & Scott Steiner defeated Masahiro Chono & Hiroshi Hase at 8:14 when Scott pinned Hase with the Frankensteiner after Rick tripped Chono from outside the ring; only the IWGP titles were at stake; prior to the bout, footage was shown of the Steiners winning the titles in Tokyo; during the match, Rick's headgear was broken by a kick from Chono; after the contest, Dick Slater & Dick Murdoch sent Chono & Hase to the floor and assaulted the champions
The Diamond Studd (w/ Diamond Dallas Page) pinned Tommy Rich with the Diamond Death Drop at 1:59; during the bout, it was announced Dick Slater & Dick Murdoch had been fined $5,000 for becoming physical with the referee during the previous match and that Rick Steiner had sustined an arm injury in the attack
WCW US Champion Lex Luger pinned the Great Muta with a powerslam at 3:44 after blocking Muta's green mist; due to pre-match stipulations, Luger earned a WCW World Title shot at the Great American Bash; prior to the match, strongman Bill Kazmaier was shown sitting in the crowd wearing a Lex Luger t-shirt
Steve Austin (w/ Lady Blossom) pinned Joey Maggs with the Stun Gun at the 25-second mark
WCW World Champion Ric Flair defeated Bobby Eaton in a Best 2 out of 3 falls match at 14:26, 2-1; fall #1: Eaton pinned Flair at 9:45 with the Alabama Jam; fall #2: Eaton was counted-out at 11:42 after falling off the top to the floor; fall #3: Flair pinned Eaton with the figure-4

Clash of the Champions XVI "Fall Brawl" - Augusta, GA - Augusta-Richmond Civic Center - September 5, 1991
Shown live on TBS - featured Jim Ross & Tony Schiavone on commentary; included Eric Bischoff, Paul E. Dangerously, and Missy Hyatt speaking about the night's card; featured the Weekly Top 10 rankings: Bobby Eaton (10), Tom Zenk (9), the Diamond Studd (8), the One Man Gang (7), Dustin Rhodes (6), Steve Austin (5), El Gigante (4), Barry Windham (3), Ron Simmons (2), and Sting (1); included a look at Bill Kazmaier's records as held by Guinness Book of World Records, followed by an in-ring segment hosted by Eric Bischoff in which Kazmaier attempted to bend a steel rod around his head to break a world record; just as Kazmaier was close to succeeding, Arn Anderson & Larry Zbyzsko came out of the crowd and hit Kazmaier in the ribs with a weight disc, with Rick Steiner then appearing to make the save; featured Dangerously conducting an in-ring interview with Cactus Jack regarding his surprise appearance and his goal of ending Sting's career; moments later, another giant box was brought down the ramp, with Cactus leaving the ring to give Abdullah the Butcher a hug, believing Abdullah was in the box; Sting then came out of the box, attacked Cactus, and hit a hiptoss which sent Cactus from the ramp to the floor; the brawl continued until referees intervened; included footage of Ron Simmons' jersey being retired at Florida State University; featured pre-taped comments from Simmons' former head coach Bobby Bowden in which he wished Simmons the best in his quest to become WCW World Champion; included Missy conducting a backstage interview with WCW World Champion Lex Luger, with Ron Simmons interrupting until Luger threw him out of the lockerroom; moments later, Simmons tackled the dressing room door, knocking it open, and went after Luger before other wrestlers appeared and pulled him away; featured footage of Simmons speaking to children at the Butler Street Boys Club in Atlanta and of Simmons taking two school bus loads the children to the Omni to see him face Luger; included Bischoff hosting the official contract signing for Simmons vs. Luger at Halloween Havoc; after the contract was signed, Simmons had to be pulled back from Luger after Luger offered Simmons a role as his chauffer; moments later, Simmons tried to get inside Luger's limo as it drove out of the arena:
El Gigante won a 15-man battle royal by last eliminating Oz at 9:32; Ranger Ross, WCW 6-Man Tag Team Champion Big Josh, and Terrance Taylor were eliminated when Josh tried to skin the cat and eliminate Taylor with a headscissors (4:31); Thomas Rich eliminated by WCW 6-Man Tag Team Champion Dustin Rhodes (4:56); Sgt. Buddy Lee Parker eliminated by Barry Windham (5:02); WCW 6-Man Tag Team Champion Tom Zenk eliminated (5:13); Tracey Smothers by WCW TV Champion Steve Austin (w/ Lady Blossom) via a backdrop (5:50); Bobby Eaton by the One Man Gang via a backdrop after Oz sent Eaton into Gang (6:56); PN News eliminated after missing a splash in the corner on OMG (7:17); Windham & Austin eliminated each other (7:27); after the elimination, they continued to trade punches on the floor, with Windham gaining the advantage; Rhodes by OMG & Oz (9:17); OMG by El Gigante via a double clothesline (9:30); Oz by Gigante via the same double clothesline (The Best of Clash of the Champions)
WCW Light Heavyweight Championship Tournament Semi-Finals: Brian Pillman pinned Badstreet (Brad Armstrong) at 6:52 with a crossbody off the top; prior to the bout, Badstreet was escorted ringside by WCW US Tag Team Champions Michael Hayes & Jimmy Garvin but both were sent backstage before the bout began (Pillman's official return to the ring after an 11-week absence)
WCW US Champion Sting pinned Johnny B. Badd (w/ Teddy Long) in a non-title match with a botched inside cradle at 6:12 after both men became distracted by a giant box placed on the ramp; prior to the bout, footage of Abdullah the Butcher recently attacking Sting was shown; after the match, Cactus Jack broke out of the box, attacked Sting, hit an elbow drop from the middle turnbuckle to the floor, and hit a double arm DDT until Bobby Eaton, Big Josh, and Dustin Rhodes came out to make the save (the end of Badd's TV undefeated streak; Cactus' surprise return after more than a year's absence)
WCW Light Heavyweight Championship Tournament Semi-Finals: Richard Morton (w/ Alexandra York) pinned Mike Graham at 7:40 with a roll up and grabbing the tights for leverage after kicking out of a roll up and sending Graham head-first into the corner; due to pre-match stipulations, Morton advanced to meet Brian Pillman in the finals at Halloween Havoc
WCW US Tag Team Champions Michael Hayes & Jimmy Garvin defeated Todd Champion & Firebreaker Chip in a non-title match at 5:44 when Garvin pinned Chip after Hayes hit a double axe handle off the top onto Chip behind the referee's back as Chip had Garvin covered; prior to the bout, it was announced Hayes & Garvin would defend the titles against the Patriots at the next World Championship Wrestling; during the match, it was announced Bill Kazmaier had refused to go to the hospital and would wrestle his scheduled match with taped ribs
Ron Simmons pinned the Diamond Studd with a shoulderblock at 2:23; after the bout, Paul E. Dangerously conducted an in-ring interview with Simmons regarding his facing WCW World Champion Lex Luger at Halloween Havoc, during which Harley Race and Mr. Hughes appeared and Simmons walked out to find Luger himself
Van Hammer pinned Terrence Taylor (w/ Alexandra York) with a kneedrop off the top to the back at 1:09 after a front suplex (Hammer's debut)
WCW TV Champion Steve Austin (w/ Lady Blossom) pinned WCW 6-Man Tag Team Champion Tom Zenk at 9:11 by hitting Zenk with a foreign object as Zenk had the champion in the air for a back suplex
WCW Tag Team Championship Tournament Finals: Arn Anderson & Larry Zbyzsko defeated Rick Steiner & Bill Kazmier to win the titles at 5:34 when Zbyzsko pinned Kazmaier when Anderson hit Kazmaier in the ribs as he attempted a gorilla press slam on Zbyzsko; prior to the bout, footage was shown of how each team made it to the finals; Kazmaier's ribs were heavily taped after he was attacked earlier in the show by Anderson & Zbyzsko; after the commercial break, Jim Ross & Tony Schiavone conducted an interview with the new champions to close the broadcast

Clash of the Champions XVII - Savannah, GA - Civic Center - November 19, 1991 (6,922; 4,000 to 5,000 paid; sell out)
Shown live on TBS - featured Jim Ross & Tony Schiavone on commentary; included a backstage segment with Eric Bischoff & Missy Hyatt in which Missy said she would be interviewing WCW's new rookie, Marcus Alexander Bagwell, later in the show; featured ads for the upcoming Bruise Cruise; included Schiavone conducting an interview with WCW US Champion Sting on the ramp regarding the series of gift boxes he had recieved in recent months, with the promise that the last box would arrive during the show; moments later, Madusa was carried out on the ramp in an Egyptian box by several men; as she distracted Sting, WCW World Champion Lex Luger came out of the box behind Sting, clipped him in the knee, and repeatedly smashed the knee against the edge of the ramp until Brian Pillman, Firebreaker Chip, Dustin Rhodes, Big Josh, and Todd Champion ran out; featured Hyatt conducting an interview with Bagwell regarding his being with WCW, during which footage was shown of Bagwell training alongside Mike Graham and Dustin Rhodes (Bagwell's surprise debut); featured the Weekly Top 10 rankings: Big Van Vader (10), Bobby Eaton (9), Bill Kazmaier (8), Cactus Jack (7), Barry Windham (6), Dustin Rhodes (5), Ron Simmons (4), WCW TV Champion Steve Austin (3), Rick Steiner (2), and WCW US Champion Sting (1); included ads for Starrcade 91: Battlebowl; featured Ross speaking on the phone with Bischoff, at the hospital Sting was taken to, about Sting's condition in which Bischoff said the knee injury did not appear to be as severe as originally thought; during the segment, a crew member could be heard telling Schiavone, "Tony, get your head out of the way (of the shot);" included a video package on Justin Liger and the announcement Liger would soon face the winner of the night's WCW Light Heavyweight Title match; featured Ross speaking with Paul E. Dangerously regarding Sting's injury, during which Dangerously made note of a clause in the US title match contract between Sting and Rude that stated if Sting couldn't make the match then Rude would win the title via forfeit; included a phone conversation between Bischoff and Sting at the hospital in which Bischoff told Sting about the title match clause, with Sting then saying he would be going back to the arena; it was said at the close of the segment that Sting had taken an ambulance to drive himself back to the show; featured Ross conducting a ringside interview with Ron Simmons, healing from a broken wrist, in which he said he would be the first black man to be WCW World Champion; included footage from recent altercations between Rick Steiner and Luger to hype their match later in the show:
Big Josh pinned Thomas Rich (w/ Alexandra York) in a lumberjack match at 6:03 with the sit-down splash after Terrence Taylor, one of the lumberjacks, tripped Rich from the floor; other lumberjacks for the bout included: Sgt. Buddy Lee Parker, Tracey Smothers & Steve Armstrong, Michael Hayes & Jimmy Garvin, Todd Champion, and Richard Morton
Bobby Eaton pinned Firebreaker Chip at 4:51 with a back suplex into a bridge after Chip hit the corner face-first
Tom Zenk pinned the Diamond Studd with a crucifix at around the 1:40 mark; during the bout, WCW US Champion Sting was helped into the back of an ambulance and taken to the local hospital; after the match, the Studd attacked Zenk with a uranage and the Diamond Death Drop (the bout began during the commercial break)
WCW TV Champion Steve Austin (w/ Lady Blossom) pinned PN News at 4:21 with his feet on the ropes for leverage after News hit the corner chest-first
Cactus Jack pinned Van Hammer at 4:06 after jabbing Hammer in the throat with his own guitar; after the bout, Hammer hit the slingshot suplex on the ramp and fought with Cactus all the way backstage (Hammer's first loss)
Dustin Rhodes & Ricky Steamboat (mystery partner) (sub. for Barry Windham) defeated WCW Tag Team Champions Arn Anderson & Larry Zbyzsko to win the titles at 14:48 when Steamboat pinned Anderson with the crossbody off the top, moments after Rhodes hit Anderson with the bulldog; prior to the match, footage was shown of Anderson & Zbyzsko attacking Windham's hand at Halloween Havoc and of a Rhodes & Windham tag team match which took place after Havoc in which Windham was said to be in a lot of pain due to the injury; upon his entrance, Windham announced he had reconstructive surgery on his hand and wouldn't be able to compete but then brought out Rhodes' partner, dressed all in black and with a dragon mask covering his face; moments later, Rhodes revealed the masked man as Steamboat (Steamboat's surprise return after a 2-year absence) (Ricky Steamboat: The Life of the Dragon)
WCW Light Heavyweight Champion Brian Pillman pinned Johnny B. Badd (w/ Teddy Long) at 4:20 with a roll up after causing Badd to collide with Long on the apron; prior to the bout, Pillman's music played first until Badd's music began to bring the challenger out first; after the match, Badd knocked Long out with a punch
Rick Rude (w/ Paul E. Dangerously) pinned WCW US Champion Sting to win the title at 4:53 with a clip to the knee, roll up, and grabbing the tights for leverage after Sting grabbed Dangerously on the apron; prior to the bout, Dangerously cut an in-ring promo during which Sting was shown arriving to the arena in an ambulance; the moment Dangerously saw Sting arrive, he called for the referee to ring the bell, hoping Sting wouldn't be able to make it in the ring by the 10-count, but Sting was able to make it ringside in time; had Sting not arrived to the arena in time for the match, he would have lost the title via forfeit; after the commercial break, Tony Schiavone conducted a backstage interview with Rude, Dangerously, and Madusa regarding Rude's title win in which Dangerously admitted Sting's injury earlier in the show was a conspiracy between himself, Rude, Madusa, and WCW World Champion Lex Luger (The Best of Clash of the Champions)
WCW World Champion Lex Luger (w/ Harley Race) pinned Rick Steiner (w/ Scott Steiner) at 11:31 after hitting him in the face with the title belt, moments after Scott fought off an interfering Mr. Hughes and hit the Frankensteiner; prior to the bout, Mr. Hughes escorted Luger & Race ringside but was then ejected by referee Randy Anderson; after the bout, Jim Ross announced it would be said on the WCW Wrestling Hotline later in the night whether the controversial title changes that took place on the show would be allowed to stand

Clash of the Champions XVIII - Topeka, KS - Expocenter - January 21, 1992 (5,500)
Two kids could get in free with the purchase of an adult ticket
Todd Champion & Firebreaker Chip defeated Sgt. Buddy Lee Parker & Bob Cook
Shown live on TBS - featured Jim Ross & Tony Schiavone on commentary; included opening comments by Eric Bischoff & Missy Hyatt regarding the night's card; featured a video package on WCW Light Heavyweight Champion Jushin Liger with footage of his Christmas Day bout at the Omni against Brian Pillman and his Tokyo Dome appearance earlier in the month; included Bischoff speaking with Brian Pillman and Johnny B. Badd regarding which of them would get the opportunity to face Liger for the title at SuperBrawl II; after Badd put a sticker of a pair of lips on Pillman's face, Pillman responded by punching Badd in the face; featured the Weekly Top 10 rankings: 10) Larry Zbyzsko, 9) El Gigante, 8) Big Van Vader, 7) Dustin Rhodes, 6) Cactus Jack, 5) Rick Steiner, 4) Ricky Steamboat, 3) Steve Austin, 2) Sting, and 1) Rick Rude; included Schiavone introducing WCW's new Executive Vice President K. Allen Frey; Frey then introduced Jesse Ventura as WCW's latest broadcaster; after Ventura commented on his commentary duties at SuperBrawl II, Schiavone announced that Sting would face WCW World Champion Lex Luger in SuperBrawl II's main event; after Sting appeared, a pre-taped promo from Luger aired with Sting then singing the contract to make the bout official; featured Bischoff introducing a video package on Rick & Scott Steiner - showing their victories over the Road Warriors, the Samoan Swat Team, the Nasty Boys, the Great Muta & Mr. Saito, Hiroshi Hase & Kensuki Sasaki, Hase & Masahiro Chono and Rick's recent singles run; Bischoff then conducted an interview with the Steiners in which they cut a promo on WCW Tag Team Champions Arn Anderson & Bobby Eaton; included Bischoff conducting an interview with Paul E. Dangerously regarding the 6-man tag team match and main event tag team match featuring men from the Dangerous Alliance, with Dangerously saying one of the Alliance's five opponents for the night would never wrestle again; featured Schiavone conducting a backstage interview with Barry Windham, Dustin Rhodes, & Ron Simmons regarding their win, with Windham cutting a promo on getting revenge on Larry Zbyzsko:
Rick & Scott Steiner defeated Big Van Vader & Mr. Hughes (w/ Harley Race) at 9:03 when Rick pinned Hughes with the bulldog off the top after knocking Race off the apron; during the bout, it was announced the Steiners would face two members of the Dangerous Alliance the coming weekend on WCW Saturday Night
Brian Pillman & Marcus Alexander Bagwell defeated Terrence Taylor & Tracey Smothers at 7:48 when Bagwell pinned Smothers with a sunset flip after Pillman dropkicked Taylor out of the ring
Johnny B. Badd pinned Richard Morton at 3:21 when the momentum of a crossbody by Morton put Badd on top for the win
PN News pinned Diamond Dallas Page with a belly to belly suplex and splash off the top at 3:27
Cactus Jack pinned Van Hammer in falls count anywhere match at around the 10-minute mark after Abdullah the Butcher, dressed as a cowboy, accidentally hit Hammer with a shovel as Cactus and Hammer brawled outside the arena and into an animal stall; after the bout, Cactus and Abdullah brawled until Abdullah grabbed Missy Hyatt - who was covering the fight with a camera crew - and dunked her in a horse trough (For All Mankind: The Life and Career of Mick Foley)
Michael Hayes & Jimmy Garvin defeated Brad Armstrong & Big Josh at 3:49 when Hayes pinned Armstrong after Hayes & Garvin hit a double DDT behind the referee's back; prior to the bout, Hayes & Garvin - wearing headsets - went into the crowd singing their new theme song; clips of the song's music video were spliced into their entrance (debut of the Freebirds' new look and music)
Vinnie Vegas pinned Thomas Rich at the 57-second mark with the Snake Eyes (Vegas' debut)
Barry Windham, Dustin Rhodes & Ron Simmons defeated Larry Zbyszko, WCW World Tag Team Champions Arn Anderson & Bobby Eaton (w/ Paul E. Dangerously) at 9:27 when Windham pinned Eaton after hitting him with his heavily taped hand cast as Eaton came off the top
Sting & Ricky Steamboat defeated WCW US Champion Rick Rude & WCW TV Champion Steve Austin (w/ Paul E. Dangerously) at 11:22 when both men pinned Austin after Sting hit a crossbody off the top as Austin held Steamboat in the air; Jesse Ventura joined Jim Ross on commentary for the bout; after the match, Rude twice dropped Steamboat with the Rude Awakening before whipping him with Dangerously's belt; Rude & Austin continued to attack their opponents while also fighting off security guards attempting to make the save (The Best of Clash of the Champions Blu-ray)

Clash of the Champions XIX - Charleston, SC - McAlister Fieldhouse - June 16, 1992 (4,600)
Big Josh pinned Diamond Dalals Page with the sit-down splash off the top
Shown 6/22/92 on TBS - hosted by Tony Schiavone, Missy Hyatt, & Magnum TA, with an opening announcement by Missy that New Japan Pro Wrestling would soon hold a tournament to crown a new NWA World Champion; moments later, Schiavone brought in Bill Watts to comment on the tag team tournament; featured Jim Ross & Jesse Ventura on commentary; included Eric Bischoff conducting an interview with Steve Williams & Terry Gordy in which they said the fans wanted to see them face Rick & Scott Steiner, not some team from Australia; featured Ventura conducting an in-ring interview with WCW World Champion Sting regarding his recent injury at the hands of Big Van Vader and his upcoming title defense against Vader at the Great American Bash; included Bischoff & Missy discussing a backstage fight and Missy saying the NWA World Title tournament would be held Aug. 6 - 12 in Japan and that Dangerous Alliance members Arn Anderson, WCW TV Champion Steve Austin, Bobby Eaton, and WCW US Champion Rick Rude would all be involved; moments later, Williams & Gordy appeared and said the Puerto Rican team had been injured backstage and that the Steiners would automatically advance to meet them in the next round; featured Ole Anderson speaking with Schiavone & Magnum in which he announced the Puerto Rican team was officially out of the tournament and the Steiners would face Williams & Gordy in the second round of the tournament at the Great American Bash; included Ventura conducting an in-ring interview with Ron Simmons regarding his goal of becoming the first black WCW World Champion, during which Harley Race and the Super Invader interrupted with Race insulting Simmons until Simmons punched him and eventually cleared the ring of both Race and the Super Invader; featured Schiavone conducting an in-ring interview with Watts with Watts saying the Steiners and Williams & Gordy had agreed to wrestle later in the show due to the forfeit of the Puerto Rican team:
NWA Tag Team Tournament Opening Round:
Ricky Steamboat & Nikita Koloff (USA) defeated Joe & Dean Malenko (Europe) at 9:53 when Koloff pinned Dean with the Russian Sickle
WCW US Champion Rick Rude (w/ Madusa) & WCW TV Champion Steve Austin (USA) defeated Marcus Alexander Bagwell & Tom Zenk (USA) at 7:55 when Rude pinned Bagwell with one hand on his chest after avoiding a dropkick and hitting the Rude Awakening
Terry Gordy & Steve Williams (Japan) defeated Larry & Jeff O'Day (Australia) at 2:35 when Williams pinned Larry with the Oklahoma Stampede
Barry Windham & Dustin Rhodes (USA) defeated Arn Anderson & Bobby Eaton (w/ Paul E. Dangerously) (USA) at 11:23 when Rhodes pinned Eaton with the bulldog after avoiding the Alabama Jam
WCW US Tag Team Champions Michael Hayes & Jimmy Garvin (USA) defeated El Texano & Silver King (Mexico) at 6:27 when Hayes pinned Silver King with an inside cradle after King came off the top and accidentally hit his partner on the floor
WCW Tag Team Champions Rick & Scott Steiner (USA) defeated Miguel Perez Jr. & Ricky Santana (Puerto Rico) via forfeit after Perez & Santana were assaulted backstage
Brian Pillman & Jushin Liger (USA) defeated Chris Benoit & Beef Wellington (Canada) at 11:31 when Liger pinned Wellington with a bodyslam and the moonsault after Wellington and Benoit collided in the ring
Akria Nogami & Hiroshi Hase (Japan) defeated the Headhunters (Joe Cruz & Bob Cook under masks) (Dominican Republic) with simultaneous pinfalls at 5:12 when Hase scored the pin with a northern lights suplex as Nogami used a German suplex
NWA Tag Team Tournament Quarter-Finals: Terry Gordy & Steve Williams (Japan) defeated WCW Tag Team Champions Rick & Scott Steiner (USA) in a non-title match at 15:01 when Williams pinned Scott when, as Scott attempted a belly to belly suplex, Gordy clipped Scott in his bad knee behind the referee's back with Williams falling on top for the win; after the bout, several officials and wrestlers came out to check on Scott's injury

Clash of the Champions XX "20 Years of Wrestling on TBS" - Atlanta, GA - Center Stage Theatre - September 2, 1992 (500)
Shown live on TBS - featured an opening archived clip of Gordon Solie speaking with Andre the Giant followed by a title screen featuring clips of Bill Watts, Dusty Rhodes, King Kong Bundy, the Spoiler, and Ric Flair; included Tony Schiavone & Missy Hyatt outside the venue speaking with Gordon Solie and Andre the Giant; moments later, WCW World Champion Ron Simmons arrived with his wife followed soon thereafter by WCW Executive Vice President Bill Watts, Hank Aaron, WCW President Bill Shaw, Jim Barnett, Bob Dhue, and Bruno Sammartino; when Sammartino appeared, a nervous Missy tripped over her words asking if she could shake his hand; Sting then drove up in a Harley Davidson; featured Teddy Long speaking with Watts, Dusty Rhodes, Magnum TA, the Assassin, Thunderbolt Patterson, Atlanta City Councilman Robb Pitts, with Pitts giving Watts a proclimation that the day had been named World Championship Wrestling Day in Atlanta; included Jim Ross & Jesse Ventura on commentary; during the telecast, the WCW Hotline conducted a poll on whether the off-the-top-rope disqualification should be done away with; with 88% of fans voting to do away with it; featured a video package on tag team wrestling on TBS with clips of Dusty Rhodes & Ole Anderson vs. the Assassins, Jack & Jerry Brisco, Michael Hayes, Terry Gordy, & Buddy Roberts, the Road Warriors, and Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson; included Ross conducting an interview with Sammartino in which Sammartino praised WCW for promoting wrestling and subtly insulted WWF for the way it promotes its product; featured Long speaking backstage with Bob Armstrong and Thunderbolt Patterson followed by pre-taped comments from Mr. Wrestling II from his home in Hawaii; included pre-taped comments from Ted Turner on wrestling being on his network 20 years; featured Schiavone conducting a backstage interview with Watts about a knee injury to WCW Light Heavyweight Champion Brad Armstrong sustained in Sapporo, Japan against the Great Muta, with Watts announcing Armstrong had been stripped of the title since it had been 5 weeks since the last title defense and a tournament would be held to crown the new champion at a later date; included Ventura speaking with Armstrong, with Brian Pillman then appearing, insulting Armstrong, and eventually slapping him across the face; featured a video package on the singles wrestlers of TBS featuring Rhodes, Stan Hansen, Ron Garvin, Tony Atlas, Magnum TA, Buzz Sawyer, Mr. Wrestling II, the Great Kabuki, Ted Dibiase, Watts, Wahoo McDaniel, the Masked Superstar, Jimmy Valiant, King Kong bundy, the Spoiler, the Iron Sheik, Tully Blanchard, Flair, Terry Funk, Tommy Rich, and Roddy Piper; included a video package on WCW World Champion Ron Simmons; featured footage of Masahiro Chono winning the NWA World Title over WCW US Champion Rick Rude in Tokyo weeks earlier followed by the announcement that footage from the tournament would be shown in the coming weeks; included pre-taped comments from Rude on challenging Chono for the title; featured a video package detailing the history going into the 8-man elimination main event; included the announcement Arn Anderson & Bobby Eaton would face Rick & Scott Steiner that weekend on WCW Saturday Night; featured a Halloween Havoc 92 mini movie to promote the 'Spin the Wheel, Make the Deal' match between Sting and Jake Roberts; the previously announced Van Hammer vs. Diamond Dallas Page and Badd vs. Scotty Flamingo matches did not take place:
Ricky Steamboat pinned WCW TV Champion Steve Austin (w/ Paul E. Dangerously) in a No DQ match to win the title at 10:46 with a crossbody off the top after crawling under the ring and coming out the opposite end; after the introductions, 11 year-old Megan Cean of Tulsa, OK was accompanied to the ring by Johnny B. Badd to sing the National Anthem; during the bout, Dangerously was suspended above the ring in a cage; Steamboat wrestled the match with taped ribs after sustaining broken ribs in the NWA Tag Team Championship Tournament (Ricky Steamboat: The Life of the Dragon)
Arn Anderson & Bobby Eaton (w/ Michael Hayes) defeated Greg Valentine & Dick Slater (w/ Larry Zbyzsko, his arm in a sling after it was broken at the hands of Anderson & Eaton) at 5:44 when Anderson pinned Valentine after Zbyzsko accidentally hit Valentine with his arm cast and Eaton followed with the Alabama Jam; prior to the bout, Jesse Ventura conducted an interview with Hayes, Anderson & Eaton on their new partnership, during which Hayes said they were the combination of the best teams of the 80s - the Freebirds, the Midnight Express, and the Four Horsemen; initial stipulations for the match called for Paul E. Dangerously, in Anderson & Eaton's corner, to be suspended above the ring in a cage
WCW World Champion Ron Simmons pinned Cactus Jack with a powerslam at 8:51; Ole Anderson was the referee for the bout
The Barbarian & Butch Reed (sub. for Dan Spivey) defeated Dustin Rhodes & Barry Windham at 8:15 when the Barbarian pinned Windham with a boot to the face after Rhodes & Windham knocked Reed to the floor with a double dropkick; prior to the bout, Ross conducted an interview with Cactus Jack, with the Barbarian, in which he said he told Spivey to stay home because he had found someone to take out WCW World Champion Ron Simmons and this person knew Simmons better than anyone and then introduced Reed; Cactus joined the commentary team for the bout; after the match, Ross conducted an interview with Cactus, Reed & Barbarian about their challenging Simmons (Reed's surprise return after a year absence)
WCW US Champion Rick Rude (w/ Madusa), Jake Roberts, Big Van Vader, & the Super Invader (w/ Harley Race) defeated Sting, Nikita Koloff, Rick & Scott Steiner in an elimination match at 15:17; Roberts pinned Koloff with a roll up at 7:26 after Rude hit Koloff from behind as Koloff ran the ropes, attempting the Russian Sickle; Sting pinned Invader at 8:03 with a facebuster; Scott was disqualified at 11:18 for hitting a clothesline off the top to Vader; Rick was counted-out at 12:28 when, after Rick backdropped Vader on the floor, Rude hit the Rude Awakening on Rick behind the referee's back; Vader was disqualified at 14:20 for hitting a splash off the top onto Sting; Roberts pinned Sting with the DDT

Clash of the Champions XXI - Macon, GA - Coliseum - November 18, 1992 (7,500; 700 paid; 14,000 freebies were made available in the city)
Shown live on TBS - featured Jim Ross & Jesse Ventura on commentary; included footage from earlier in the day of the weigh-in for the Paul E. Dangerously / Madusa match, in which Dangerously came in at 188 lbs. with Madusa then attempting to attack Dangerously but was held back; featured Tony Schiavone conducting a backstage interview with Bill Watts regarding the night's card; included Teddy Long conducting a backstage interview with Michael Hayes regarding the night's card and the bounty on Erik Watts' head; featured a video package highlighting the Dangerously / Madusa feud; included Hayes conducting a backstage interview with Dangerously regarding his upcoming match and the fact his arm would be tied behind his back, during which Mike Thor appeared and asked to be paid for the public workout he did with Dangerously on WCW Saturday Night; featured Schiavone conducting a backstage interview with Johnny B. Badd & Teddy Long regarding the upcoming boxing fight against Scotty Flamingo; included Schiavone conducting a backstage interview with Vinnie Vegas, Diamond Dallas Page, & Scotty Flamingo regarding the boxing fight - during which Flamingo was given a pep talk by someone who from behind appeared to be Don King; featured highlights of the Sting & Abdullah the Butcher vs. Bobby Eaton & Brian Pillman match from Starrcade 91: Battlebowl to hype the upcoming 92 event; included an in-ring segment with Ventura & Missy Hyatt in which they drew Cactus Jack & Johnny B. Badd vs. Dan Spivey & Van Hammer to be the first Lethal Lottery bout at Starrcade; featured a musical vignette on the new tag team of Tom Zenk & Johnny Gunn, set to music very similar to ZZ Top's "Legs;" included Schiavone conducting a backstage interview with WCW US Champion Rick Rude regarding his match later in the night against Sting; featured an update on the Ventura Invitational Strongest Arm competition, exclusive to Worldwide; included Hayes conducting a backstage interview with Dangerously regarding the upcoming match with Madusa; featured highlights of the King of Cable tournament matches held to date; included Schiavone conducting a backstage interview with Big Van Vader & Harley Race regarding his participation in the King of Cable:
Brian Pillman pinned Brad Armstrong with a clip to the knee at the 28-second mark; prior to the bout, Jesse Ventura conducted a ringside interview with Pillman, on crutches, regarding a recent knee injury that would force him out of the ring; moments later, Armstrong came ringside with Pillman then apologizing to him for his previous actions; moments later, Pillman attacked Armstrong from behind, repeatedly hitting him with the crutch and revealing the injury was fake; Armstrong, after pulling himself to his feet, demanded the match go on as scheduled
Erik Watts & Kensuke Sasaki defeated Arn Anderson & Bobby Eaton (w/ Michael Hayes) at 6:07 when Eaton submitted to Watts' STF after Watts punched Eaton in the face as he came off the top
Scotty Flamingo (w/ Vinnie Vegas & Diamond Dallas Page) defeated Johnny B. Badd (w/ Teddy Long) in a boxing match via KO at the 1:05 mark of Round 2 after DDP filled Flamingo's glove with water
WCW World Champion Ron Simmons & 2 Cold Scorpio (mystery partner) (sub. for Robbie Walker) defeated Tony Atlas, the Barbarian, & Cactus Jack in a handicap match at 5:57 when Scorpio pinned Atlas with the 450 splash after Barbarian accidentally kicked Atlas in the face; after the bout, Ventura conducted a ringside interview with the winners with Simmons revealing the name of his partner to be 2 Cold Scorpio (Scorpio's surprise debut)
Madusa fought Paul E. Dangerously (w/ Michael Hayes) to a no contest in a 5-minute exhibition match when she chased Dangerously backstage just as the bell rang to end the time-limit; pre-match stipulations stated Dangerously would have one arm tied behind his back but it never was; prior to the bout, a person wearing a protective helmet ran in the ring with Dangerously knocking the person out with his phone, believing it to be Madusa; moments later, he went to give her a kiss and realized it was Mike Thor wearing a wig, with Madusa then sliding in the ring behind Dangerously to begin the match
King of Cable Semi-Finals: Sting defeated WCW US Champion Rick Rude in a non-title match via judge's decision after the 20-minute time-limit expired; judges for the bout included Ole Anderson, Hiro Matsuda, & Larry Zbyzsko; Sting applied the Scorpion Deathlock just as the bell rang to signal the time-limit; Matsuda gave the match to Sting, Zbyzsko gave the match to Rude, and Anderson gave it to Sting; after the decision, Rude attempted to attack Sting from behind but Sting cleared him from the ring
Ricky Steamboat & Shane Douglas defeated WCW/NWA Tag Team Champions Dustin Rhodes & Barry Windham to win the titles at 15:54 when Douglas pinned Windham with the belly to belly suplex after the champions began arguing and traded punches; after the bout, Rhodes returned to the ring to apologize to Windham, with Windham attacking Rhodes, hitting a DDT and superplex before he was pulled away by referees; after the commercial break, Ventura conducted a backstage interview with the new champions, during which Windham appeared and laid out both with repeated shots with a steel chair

Clash of the Champions XXII - Milwaukee, WI - Mecca - January 13, 1993 (4,000)
Shown live on TBS - featured an opening segment on the interview platform with Tony Schiavone & Bill Watts in which Watts announced Van Hammer sustained a muscle tear and would not be at the show, would not appear in the Thundercage main event, and would be replaced by Tony Atlas in his scheduled arm wrestling contest against Vinnie Vegas; Watts then commented on the recent altercation between Erik Watts and Arn Anderson and said he had suspended his son for the night and a complete report on the investigation would come that weekend on WCW Saturday Night; included Larry Zbyzsko conducting a backstage interview with Erik regarding his suspension and not being able to face Cactus Jack as scheduled; Erik was heavily booed during the segment; featured Jim Ross & Jesse Ventura on commentary; included Schiavone announcing the Great Muta defeated NWA World Champion Masahiro Chono to win the title Jan. 4 in Tokyo and that footage would air that weekend of the title match; featured footage of Paul Orndorff joining WCW World Champion Big Van Vader's team for Thundercage Jan. 10 during The Main Event - subbing for the injured Rick Rude - as well as Cactus returning later in the show to run off Vader, Orndorff, and Harley Race; included a video package on SMW Tag Team Champions Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson and their rivalry with Jim Cornette's team of Tom Prichard & Stan Lane as well as the announcement Morton & Gibson would appear at SuperBrawl III; featured footage from a recent Rock 'n' Roll Express / Heavenly Bodies match in SMW with Bob Caudle & Dutch Mantell on commentary; included a vignette of Vader challenging Sting to a White Castle of Fear match at SuperBrawl; featured Zbyzsko introducing an update on the No. 1 contender tournament for WCW US Champion Rick Rude, with footage of Dustin Rhodes beating Vinnie Vegas, Tony Atlas beating Van Hammer, Barry Windham beating Johnny B. Badd, WCW/NWA Tag Team Champion Ricky Steamboat beating Dan Spivey, Rhodes beating Atlas, and Steamboat beating Windham; after the footage, it was announced that if Rude could not defend against the tournament winner on Jan. 23 then the winner of the tournament would become the new champion; included Zbyzsko conducting a backstage interview with Steve Austin & Brian Pillman regarding their tag team title shot later in the show; featured Schiavone conducting an interview with Sting on the platform in which he accepted and was then joined by Dustin Rhodes and Ron Simmons; included Zybzsko conducting a backstage interview with Race, Windham, Orndorff, the Barbarian, & Vader in which Race said Cactus would pay and then fired Barbarian for being associated with Cactus; Barbarian grabbed Race but was then triple teamed by Vader, Windham, and Orndorff; featured a video package highlighting the history of the SuperBrawl pay-per-view - Dustin Rhodes vs. Terrence Taylor, Sid Vicious, Missy Hyatt in the men's locker room, Sting & Lex Luger vs. Rick & Scott Steiner, Ric Flair vs. Tatsumi Fujinami, Brian Pillman vs. Jushin Liger, Barry Windham & Dustin Rhodes vs. Steve Austin & Larry Zbyzsko, the Steiners vs. Arn Anderson & Bobby Eaton, Rick Rude vs. Ricky Steamboat, and Sting vs. Luger; included Zbyzsko conducting a backstage interview with WCW/NWA Tag Team Champions Steamboat & Shane Douglas regarding their upcoming match against Austin & Pillman; featured footage from the Dec. 30 match in Baltimore in which Vader beat Simmons for the WCW World Title; included Ventura conducting an in-ring interview with Vader & Race regarding the title win, with Simmons then appearing and laying out Vader before assaulting Race on the floor; moments later, Vader attacked Simmons from behind and twice hit a shoulderbreaker onto Simmons' injured shoulder before Sting and Rhodes appeared:
Cactus Jack pinned Johnny B. Badd (sub. for Erik Watts) at 2:53 with an elbow drop after avoiding Badd's sunset flip off the top; prior to the bout, footage was shown of Cactus and Badd teaming at Starrcade during the Lethal Lottery
2 Cold Scorpio pinned Scotty Flamingo with the 450 splash at 4:14; prior to the bout, a vignette of Scorpio aired in which he drove past a park in a limo and walked the kids at the park to school; the vignette led to a music video to the tune of Scorpio's theme song and clips of him wrestling
Chris Benoit pinned Brad Armstrong with a reversal into the dragon suplex at 9:15 (Benoit's singles debut)
Vinnie Vegas defeated Tony Atlas (sub. for Van Hammer) in an arm wrestling contest; Jesse Ventura was the MC for the contest; after the bout, Ventura interviewed Vegas on the win, with Vegas then cutting a promo on Van Hammer
The Wrecking Crew defeated Johnny Gunn & Tom Zenk at 6:07 when Rage pinned Gunn following the Wrecking Ball (debut of the Wrecking Crew)
WCW/NWA Tag Team Champions Ricky Steamboat & Shane Douglas defeated Steve Austin & Brian Pillman via disqualification at 13:44 when - as Douglas had Pillman covered with a roll up - Austin hit Douglas in the face with one of the title belts, busting him open; after the bout, Pillman whipped Steamboat with one of the belts until Brad Armstrong, 2 Cold Scorpio, Marcus Alexander Bagwell, and officials appeared
Sting, Dustin Rhodes, & Cactus Jack (sub. for Ron Simmons) defeated WCW World Champion Big Van Vader, Paul Orndorff, & Barry Windham in a Thundercage match at 11:23 when Cactus pinned Orndorff after coming off the top and hitting him in the head with his boot as Orndorff attempted to hit the piledriver on Rhodes; Cactus appeared at the 10-minute mark, using bolt cutters to open the cage door; after the commercial break, Jim Ross conducted a ringside interview with Cactus regarding his brewing feud against Orndorff and Vader and his match that weekend on WCW Saturday Night against Orndorff; Cactus then scaled the side of the cage as the show came to a close (The Best of Clash of the Champions Blu-ray)

Clash of the Champions XXIII - Norfolk, VA - Scope - June 17, 1993 (6,000; 2,000 paid)
Shown live on TBS - featured Tony Schiavone & Jesse Ventura on commentary; included an opening announcement that WCW TV Champion Paul Orndorff was sidelined with an injury and Dick Slater would be his replacement against Ron Simmons; featured Eric Bischoff & Larry Zbyzsko speaking on the night's card, with Bischoff introducing Michael Buffer who would be the guest ring announcer later in the broadcast; Buffer then shared his thoughts on the tag team title match later in the show; included a commercial for Beach Blast 93 hyping Sting & Davey Boy Smith vs. Big Van Vader & Sid Vicious; featured Bischoff conducting an interview with Maxx Payne in which Payne asked for Johnny b. Badd to come out so he could give back his stolen Badd Blaster before their scheduled bout; after Badd appeared, Payne shot him in the face with the Badd Blaster, with medics immediately tending to Badd as he screamed and held his face; included information on how to order a videotape of the night's card; featured Bischoff conducting a backstage interview with Sting, Smith, & Dustin Rhodes regarding their upcoming match with Vader, Vicious, & Rick Rude; included Bischoff & Zbyzsko commenting on the upcoming main event:
Ron Simmons pinned Dick Slater (sub. for an injured WCW TV Champion Paul Orndorff) (w/ Paul Orndorff) with the powerslam at 3:58, despite interference from Orndorff
Lord Steven Regal (w/ Sir William) pinned Marcus Alexander Bagwell with a roll over and grabbing the tights for leverage at 6:29; during the bout, Tony Schiavone announced Regal and Davey Boy Smith would be in action on WCW Saturday Night and the search for Cactus Jack would continue, this time in Cleveland, OH
Maxx Payne defeated Johnny B. Badd via forfeit moments after Payne shot Badd in the face with the Badd Blaster; after Gary Michael Cappetta announced Payne as the winner, Tom Zenk confronted Payne in the ring, with the two men brawling for several moments until Payne locked on the Pain Killer armbar; Payne eventually broke the hold after referees Nick Patrick and Randy Anderson came to the ring
NWA World Champion Barry Windham pinned 2 Cold Scorpio with the leaping DDT at 12:53 after punching the challenger in the face as he attempted a springboard into the ring; Michael Buffer was the guest ring announcer for the bout (Buffer's debut)
WCW World Champion Big Van Vader (w/ Harley Race), Sid Vicious (w/ Col. Rob Parker), & Rick Rude defeated Sting, Davey Boy Smith, & Dustin Rhodes at 11:02 when Rude pinned Rhodes after Vader hit Rhodes with Rude's Halliburton; after the bout, Vader and Sid hit a spike powerbomb on Smith before Sting cleared the ring with the Halliburton
Ric Flair & Arn Anderson defeated WCW/NWA Tag Team Champions Steve Austin & Brian Pillman in a Best 2 out of 3 falls match at 20:47, 2-0; fall #1: Flair pinned Pillman with a running forearm at 9:41 after Anderson tripped Austin as he ran the ropes and held him back from breaking the cover; after the fall, Michael Buffer mistakenly named Flair & Anderson the new champions; fall #2: the challengers won via disqualification at 11:06 when NWA World Champion Barry Windham came off the top, attacking Flair as Flair attempted to apply the figure-4 on Austin; moments later, Paul Roma came through the crowd to make the save; after the bout, Schiavone conducted a ringside interview with Windham in which Windham said Flair wanted none of him and would never be the world champion again; Flair then jumped Windham, with the two men brawling until they were pulled away by security (Flair's TV in-ring return after 2 years) (The Stone Cold Truth, The Best of Clash of the Champions)

Clash of the Champions XXIV - Daytona Beach, FL - Ocean Center - August 18, 1993 (8,903; 2,400 paid)
Tex Slazenger & Shanghai Pierce defeated Keith & Kent Cole; after the bout, a "fan" jumped in the ring and was attacked by Slazenger & Pierce; the attack was to be shown on German television to set up Slazenger & Pierce for the European tour
Shown live on TBS - featured Tony Schiavone & Jesse Ventura on commentary; included an opening pre-taped promo by WCW/NWA Tag Team Champions Steve Austin & Brian Pillman in which they said Pillman had suffered a leg injury and was unable to compete and while Arn Anderson & Paul Roma wouldn't get their tag team title shot that night they might get a shot in the future; after the promo aired, Schiavone announced the champions had been ordered to defend the titles by WCW and Lord Steven Regal had been named Pillman's replacement for the bout; featured Sting & Davey Boy Smith as guests of A Flair for the Gold in which they discussed their upcoming participation in Wargames at Fall Brawl; moments later, Sid Vicious, Col. Rob Parker, and Harlem Heat interrupted with Sid demanding to know who their mystery partner would be for Wargames and Sting announcing it would be the Shockmaster; moments later, Fred Ottman - wearing a modified Star Wars Stormtrooper helmet - fell through a prop wall, with the helmet falling off; after putting the helmet back on, the Shockmaster cut a promo on teaming with Sting, Smith, & Dustin Rhodes at Wargames (Shockmaster's surprise debut; the "voice" of the Shockmaster was done by Ole Anderson):
Arn Anderson & Paul Roma defeated WCW/NWA Tag Team Champions Steve Austin (w/ an injured WCW/NWA Tag Team Champion Brian Pillman) & Lord Steven Regal (w/ Sir William) (sub. for WCW/NWA Tag Team Champion Brian Pillman) to win the titles at 9:51 when Anderson pinned Austin with a roll up and grabbing the tights for leverage after Austin collided with Sir William on the apron as William held Pillman's crutch, with intentions of using it on Anderson; after the commercial break, Eric Bischoff conducted an interview with the new champions
2 Cold Scorpio pinned Bobby Eaton (sub. for Lord Steven Regal) with a spin kick and the 450 splash at 5:26
Johnny B. Badd pinned Maxx Payne after avoiding a splash off the middle turnbuckle at 2:41; due to pre-match stipulations, Badd won possession of Payne's guitar, Norma Jean; had Payne won, Badd would have had to unmask and show the scarring caused from Payne shooting him in the face with the Badd Blaster; after the bout, Jesse Ventura conducted a ringside interview with Badd, with Badd saying he would take the mask off himself that weekend on WCW Saturday Night
Ricky Steamboat pinned WCW TV Champion Paul Orndorff to win the title at 8:32 by reversing a bodyslam into an inside cradle; after the bout, Orndorff attacked Steamboat on the entrance ramp and hit the piledriver
Sting & NWA World Champion Ric Flair defeated the Colossol Kongs (w/ Harley Race) at 2:14 when Sting scored the pin with a Stinger Splash in the corner and splash off the top; prior to the bout, Eric Bischoff conducted a backstage interview with Race & the Kongs; Flair was never legally in the match; after the bout, Tony Schiavone conducted a ringside interview with Sting & Flair regarding their NWA title bout that weekend on WCW Saturday Night, with the two men shaking hands to close the interview
Dustin Rhodes & Road Warrior Hawk (mystery partner) (w/ Road Warrior Animal) defeated Rick Rude & the Equalizer when Rhodes pinned the Equalizer at 7:42 after Hawk came off the top behind the referee's back with a shoulderblock as Equalizer held Rhodes up for a bodyslam; prior to the bout, Road Warrior Animal drove ringside in a Z28 Camero - which would be given away as part of a sweepstakes; moments later, Rude cut a promo saying he knew Animal would be the mystery partner, with Road Warrior Hawk then appearing out of the crowd; during the bout, it was announced Rhodes and Rude would finally determine the US champion within the next month (the surprise return of the Road Warriors after a 3-year absence)
WCW World Champion Big Van Vader (w/ Harley Race) pinned Davey Boy Smith at around the 11-minute mark when Race tripped Smith as he had Vader in a delayed suplex, with Vader falling on top for the win; pre-match stipulations stated Smith could win the title if the champion was disqualified; after the bout, Cactus Jack made the save and tackled Vader on the ramp, scaring he and Race backstage (Cactus' surprise return after a several-month absence)

Clash of the Champions XXV - St. Petersburg, FL - Bayfront Center - November 10, 1993 (6,000; 1,700 paid)
Tex Slazenger & Shanghai Pierce defeated Mark Starr & Frankie Lancaster
Shown live on TBS - featured an opening announcement by Gene Okerlund that fans could now vote on the Manager of the Year on the WCW Hotline - Sir Williams, Missy Hyatt, Harley Race, or Teddy Long; included Tony Schiavone & Jesse Ventura on commentary; featured Okerlund conducting an interview in the arena with Col. Rob Parker regarding Parker recently dropping Sid Vicious and picking up Steve Austin as his newest wrestler; during the segment, it was implied Sid was in the arena though Parker said he had a restraining order against him; included a BattleBowl Control Center with comments from Sting and Paul Orndorff; the segment closed with Okerlund saying "We will have more this Wednesday as part of the Clash of the Champions, live!"; featured the announcement that the Manager of the Year award would be decided at Starrcade:
Road Warrior Hawk fought WCW International World Champion Rick Rude to a double count-out at 5:38 when both men began brawling on the floor
The Shockmaster pinned the Equalizer at 2:29 with the bearhug into a slam; during the bout, it was announced there was a backstage confrontation between Davey Boy Smith and WCW International World Champion Rick Rude
WCW TV Champion Lord Steven Regal (w/ Sir William) pinned Johnny B. Badd at 6:35 with a roll up and grabbing the tights for leverage after Badd grabbed for William when William put Regal's foot on the bottom rope during a cover; during the bout, it was announced the prior confrontation between Davey Boy Smith and WCW International World Champion Rick Rude stemmed from Smith challenging Rude for the title
Steve Austin (w/ Col. Rob Parker) pinned Brian Pillman at 9:11 when Parker pushed Pillman as he attempted a springboard clothesline into the ring, with Austin then throwing Pillman face-first to the mat (The Legacy of Stone Cold Steve Austin, The Best of Clash of the Champions)
WCW US Champion Dustin Rhodes (w/ Dusty Rhodes) pinned Paul Orndorff (w/ the Assassin) at 12:15 with an inside cradle after avoiding an elbow off the top; after the bout, Orndorff threw Dustin to the floor, with the Assassin then throwing Dustin into the ringpost until Dusty made the save; moments later, Dusty attempted to unmask the Assassin until Orndorff helped in double teaming Dusty and whipping him with the title belt; Orndorff then attempted the piledriver on Dusty until Dustin cleared the ring
WCW Tag Team Champions the Nasty Boys (w/ Missy Hyatt) defeated Sting & Davey Boy Smith at 8:41 when Brian Knobbs pinned Smith after Jerry Saggs hit the elbowsmash off the top behind the referee's back as Smith had Knobbs covered following the running powerslam; prior to the bout, Smith fought with Saggs on the rampway, with WCW International World Champion Rick Rude sneaking up behind Smith and dropping him with the Rude Awakening until he was chased away by Road Warrior Hawk
Ric Flair (w/ Fifi) defeated WCW World Champion Vader (w/ Harley Race) via disqualification at around the 9-minute mark; prior to the bout, Col. Rob Parker confronted Flair backstage in which he said Steve Austin could beat Flair, with Flair then punching Parker before making his ring entrance; the finish saw Vader miss the moonsault and Flair made the cover, with referee Randy Anderson then crawling over to make the count and slapping his hand against the mat as he crawled over; however, the referee disqualified Vader for accidentally hitting him just prior to the moonsault; after the match, Flair was attacked by Vader, Race, Steve Austin, and Col. Rob Parker until Dustin Rhodes and the Shockmaster appeared; moments later, Gene Okerlund came in the ring for an interview with Flair, with Flair cutting a promo on Vader & Austin and saying he would have Sid Vicious as his partner that weekend on WCW Saturday Night

Clash of the Champions XXVI - Baton Rouge, LA - Riverside Centroplex - January 27, 1994 (3,200; half paid)
Shown live on TBS - featured an opening segment in which Gene Okerlund introduced Bobby Heenan on the entrance stage, with Heenan then calling the show alongside Tony Schiavone (Heenan's surprise debut); Gordon Solie subbed for Schiavone alongside Heenan for the Dustin Rhodes vs. Lord Steven Regal and Nasty Boys vs. Cactus Jack & Maxx Payne matches; included Okerlund conducting an interview with WCW US Champion Steve Austin & Col. Rob Parker on the platform, with Austin dressed and talking like Parker and announcing he obtained a manager's license to be in Parker's corner later in the show during his match against Brian Pillman; Parker wore a "Hollywood Blonde" t-shirt during the segment; moments later, Okerlund introduced Nick Bockwinkel as the new commissioner of WCW; other names Okerlund mentioned as those in the running for the role were Lou Thesz, Verne Gagne, and Bruno Sammartino; Bockwinkel's matches against Gagne, Hulk Hogan, and Dory Funk Jr. were mentioned before he was introduced; featured Okerlund conducting an interview on the platform with Aaron Neville who was in attendance for the show; included the announcement that SuperBrawl IV would include WCW World Champion Ric Flair vs. Vader in a Thundercage match and a 6-man Thundercage tag team match with Sting and WCW International World Champion Rick Rude as the respective team leaders; featured the announcement Johnny B. Badd would face Shanghai Pierce on WCW Saturday Night with the stipulation Pierce would have to unmask if he lost:
2 Cold Scorpio & Marcus Alexander Bagwell (w/ Teddy Long) defeated Paul Orndorff & Paul Roma (w/ the Assassin) at around the 12:30 mark when Bagwell pinned Roma after Roma accidentally sustained a knee to the head from Orndorff after Orndorff loaded his kneepad with a foreign object; due to pre-match stipulations, Scorpio & Bagwell earned a title match against WCW Tag Team Champions the Nasty Boys that weekend on WCW Saturday Night
Ron Simmons pinned Ice Train with a roll up and grabbing the tights for leverage after Simmons avoided a charge in the corner
Dustin Rhodes fought WCW TV Champion Lord Steven Regal (w/ Sir William) to a 15-minute time-limit draw at 14:55; the match ended just as Rhodes had Regal covered following the bulldog (The Best of Clash of the Champions)
Cactus Jack & Maxx Payne defeated WCW Tag Team Champions the Nasty Boys (w/ Missy Hyatt) in a non-title match at 6:49 when Cacuts pinned Brian Knobbs after hitting the double arm DDT and Jerry Saggs and Maxx Payne then hitting elbow drops behind the referee's back on Cactus and Knobbs respectively; prior to the bout, Jack & Payne's music played for several minutes - through a commercial break - before they finally appeared by coming through the crowd and attacking the champions from behind; after the match, Payne and Cactus took turns kissing Missy on the lips; after the commercial break, Gene Okerlund said there was a backstage commotion between Missy and the Nasty Boys and hyped the WCW Hotline for more information
Brian Pillman pinned Col. Rob Parker (w/ WCW US Champion Steve Austin) with a roll up at 5:43 after Parker became distracted by the Boss chasing Austin backstage after he attempted to interfere; prior to the bout, footage of Pillman and Austin's match on WCW Saturday Night two weeks earlier was shown; Parker attempted to leave ringside at the 3-minute mark until the Boss appeared on the ramp to block his exit, with the Boss then remaining ringside for the rest of the match; pre-match stipulations stated the loser would have to wear a chicken suit the coming weekend on WCW Saturday Night
WCW World Champion Ric Flair & Sting defeated Vader (w/ Harley Race) & WCW International World Champion Rick Rude in an elimination match at around the 21-minute mark; Vader & Rude came out to generic music while Flair & Sting came out to Flair's theme; WCW Commissioner Nick Bockwinkel provided guest commentary for the match; Flair and Vader were counted-out at around the 15:30 mark as Bockwinkel prevented Vader from assaulting Flair at ringside with a chair; moments later, an injured Flair was helped backstage by officials; Sting pinned Rude with a tombstone and splash off the top (The Best of Clash of the Champions)

Clash of the Champions XXVII - Charleston, SC - North Charleston Coliseum - June 23, 1994 (6,700; 4,044 paid)
The Patriot pinned Bobby Eaton with the full nelson slam
Shown live on TBS - featured Tony Schiavone & Bobby Heenan on commentary, with Jesse Ventura taking over for Heenan beginning with the Larry Zbyzsko / Lord Steven Regal bout; included Gene Okerlund conducting an interview with WCW International World Champion Sting in the aisle regarding his title vs. title match later in the night against WCW World Champion Ric Flair; featured footage of a police motorcade escorting Hulk Hogan's limo from the airport to the arena, with Hogan and Jimmy Hart then getting out of the limo and entering the building; included Okerlund conducting an interview with Dustin Rhodes & Arn Anderson in the aisle regarding Rhodes' challenge to Anderson to be his tag team partner against Terry Funk & Bunkhouse Buck at Bash at the Beach, with Anderson accepting but letting Rhodes understand if he took the match then Rhodes would be getting the "old" Anderson; featured Okerlund conducting an interview with Hogan, with Hart, in the aisle regarding his debut in WCW and the match later in the night between Sting and Flair; Hogan said he would challenge the winner, with Flair then appearing on the big screen and cutting a promo on Hogan; there were audible boos for Hogan during the segment (Hogan's arena debut); included a pre-taped promo by Hogan, Hart, and Shaquille O'Neal regarding Hogan's arrival in WCW:
WCW Tag Team Champions Cactus Jack & Kevin Sullivan (w/ Dave Sullivan) defeated the Nasty Boys at 10:36 when Cactus pinned Brian Knobbs with the double arm DDT after Dave assaulted Jerry Saggs on the floor with his crutch; both Nick Patrick and Randy Anderson served as duel referees for the bout; Dave wore a t-shirt that read "Hulk Selur" (Rules) for the match; after the match, Saggs continued to fight with Cactus on the floor
The Guardian Angel pinned Tex Slazenger with the sidewalk slam at 1:45; prior to the bout, a vignette was shown of the former Boss becoming a member of the Guardian Angels (Ray Traylor's in-ring debut as the Angel)
Lord Steven Regal (w/ Sir William) pinned WCW TV Champion Larry Zbyzsko to win the title with a roll up out of a Boston Crab attempt and grabbing the ropes for leverage during the cover; Regal wore a red coat and white wig upon his entrance; in addition to Regal grabbing the ropes, Zbyzsko's foot was on the bottom rope during the first count of the pinfall but it was not mentioned by the commentary team
Johnny B. Badd defeated WCW US Champion Steve Austin via reverse decision; Austin originally won the match with an inside cradle at 10:20 after punching Badd in the stomach with a foreign object but referee Randy Anderson came out to dispute referee Nick Patrick's call; in the ensuing confusion, Badd rolled up Austin with Anderson then counting the pinfall at 11:03; Badd then celebrated with the title belt but no official decision was announced
WCW World Champion Ric Flair pinned WCW International World Champion Sting in a unification match with a roll up and grabbing the tights for leverage at 17:15 as Sting leaned out over the apron to check on Sensuous Sherri - who Flair had pulled in front of a Sting plancha to the floor moments earlier; prior to the bout, WCW President Nick Bockwinkel took possession of both title belts following the participants' introductions, with Sherri then appearing, wearing Sting-like facepaint and implying she had chosen Sting as her new wrestler to manage; Sherri as well as Bockwinkel sat ringside for the duration of the match; after the bout, Sherri and Flair hugged, revealing a set up, and double teamed Sting until Hulk Hogan - with Jimmy Hart - made the save and cleared them from the ring; following a commercial break, Gene Okerlund conducted an in-ring interview with Hogan in which Hogan said he would have Ted Turner and a contract on WCW Saturday Night and dared Flair to accept his challenge to a title match (The Ultimate Ric Flair Collection, The Best of Clash of the Champions)

Clash of the Champions XXVIII - Cedar Rapids, IA - Five Seasons Center - August 24, 1994 (4,200)
Shown live on TBS - featured Tony Schiavone & Bobby Heenan on commentary; included footage of WCW US Champion Steve Austin confronting Ricky Steamboat backstage as Steamboat was interviewed by Mike Tenay & Chris Cruise for the WCW Hotline; featured Ricky Lee Craig performing the National Anthem; included Gene Okerlund introducing WCW World Champion Hulk Hogan for an interview, with Hogan appearing with Jimmy Hart before he was attacked from behind by a masked man and struck in the back of the knee with a pipe; moments later, medics and officials - including Eric Bischoff, Greg Gagne, and Nick Bockwinkel - tended to Hogan beside the entrance and he was eventually loaded onto a stretcher; featured footage of Bischoff at the hospital as Hogan was led inside; included the debut of the Honkytonk Man's music video, 'Honky Tonk Baby;' featured Okerlund speaking with Bockwinkel in which Bockwinkel said Hogan would be stripped of the title if he couldn't compete as scheduled later in the show; included footage of Dusty and Dustin Rhodes recently reconciling on TV in which Dusty asked to be Dustin's tag team partner at the Clash; featured the announcement the Nasty Boys would face WCW Tag Team Champions Paul Orndorff & Paul Roma in a title match the coming weekend on WCW Saturday Night due to their non-title win; included Bischoff at the hospital speaking with Hogan's attorney Henry Holmes, with Jimmy Hart and Brother Brudi, regarding Hogan's injury in which he said he suggested Hogan give up the title and WCW had promised Hogan an immediate rematch but Hogan wanted to wrestle; featured Okerlund conducting an interview with Ric Flair, with Sensuous Sherri, in which he said it wasn't his problem if Hogan was hurt and he didn't want the belt handed to him by WCW officials - he wanted Hogan to personally give him the belt; after the commercial break, it was announced Hogan was on his way back to the arena from the hospital; included footage of Terry Funk, Bunkhouse Buck, and Col. Rob Parker doing an interview for the WCW Hotline:
The Nasty Boys defeated WCW Tag Team Champions Paul Orndorff & Paul Roma in a non-title match at around the 10-minute mark when Jerry Saggs pinned Orndorff with the elbowsmash off the top, immediately after Orndorff hit a suplex on Brian Nobbs and Roma followed with a splash off the top; during the bout, Barry Darsow was seen in the audience (debut of the Blacktop Bully) (the bout began during the commercial break)
Ricky Steamboat pinned WCW US Champion Steve Austin to win the title at 16:08 by reversing a bodyslam into a cradle; pre-match stipulations stated Steamboat could win the title if Austin was disqualified; prior to the match, footage was shown of Eric Bischoff leaving the arena in an ambulance with WCW World Champion Hulk Hogan inside; during the match, footage of Hogan's ambulance was shown on its way to the hospital; moments later, it was announced Sting had boardered a charter airplane in Chicago - where he was making an appearance - and was on his way to face Flair in Hogan's place if Hogan was deemed unable to compete; Austin's tights for the bout read "Dragon Slayer" on the back; during the bout, Steamboat suffered what would become a career-ending back injury (The Legacy of Stone Cold Steve Austin, The Best of Clash of the Champions)
Dustin & Dusty Rhodes defeated Terry Funk & Bunkhouse Buck (w/ Col. Rob Parker & Meng) via disqualification at 7:19 when Arn Anderson, who appeared late in the match, interfered as Dustin had Buck covered and dropped Dustin with the DDT; after the bout, Dusty cleared Anderson from the ring and smashed a wooden chair over Meng's head but to no effect; Meng then applied a nerve hold on Dusty as Dustin was beaten down; moments later, Frankie Lancaster attempted to make the save but was knocked down by Meng; eventually, Doug Dillenger, Greg Gagne, and others broke up the fight (The Most Powerful Families of Wrestling)
Antonio Inoki defeated WCW TV Champion Lord Steven Regal (w/ Sir William) in a non-title match at 8:40 via submission with a choke; during the bout, it was announced tickets for Fall Brawl would go on sale the following Monday; moments later, footage was shown of WCW World Champion Hulk Hogan returning to the arena; Nick Bockwinkel then joined the commentary team and said he and other officials advised Hogan not to compete but Hogan intended to do so
Ric Flair (w/ Sensuous Sherri) defeated WCW World Champion Hulk Hogan (w/ Jimmy Hart) via count-out at 14:26 after Sherri hit Hogan in the knee with her high heel behind the referee's back; prior to the bout, Hogan was escorted ringside by Hart & Brother Brudi; after the match, ring announcer Michael Buffer mistakenly referred to Flair as the new champion; moments later, Hogan regained possession of the belt from Flair until the masked man returned and helped Flair target Hogan's knee; moments after the masked man went backstage, Sting came out to make the save, clearing Flair from the ring; Flair then went backstage with the title belt; Sting then helped Hogan backstage where he was loaded back inside an ambulance

Clash of the Champions XXIX - Jacksonville, FL - Coliseum - November 16, 1994 (4,000)
Brad & Brian Armstrong vs. ?
Shown live on TBS - featured Tony Schiavone & Bobby Heenan on commentary; included Gene Okerlund conducting an interview with Col. Rob Parker, with Meng, in the aisle in which Parker said the winner of the WCW Tag Team Championship bout would face Arn Anderson & Bunkhouse Buck that coming weekend on WCW Saturday Night; featured a backstage promo by the Butcher, Kevin Sullivan, & Avalanche regarding their bout later in the show against WCW World Champion Hulk Hogan, Sting, & Dave Sullivan; included Okerlund conducting a backstage interview with Hogan, Jimmy Hart, Sting, & Sullivan regarding the night's main event; featured the announcement that matches signed for Starrcade would be revealed the following weekend:
Marcus Alexander Bagwell & the Patriot defeated WCW Tag Team Champions Paul Orndorff & Paul Roma to win the titles at 9:20 when referee Nick Patrick counted Orndorff's shoulders down after he dropped Bagwell with a suplex and waited on the mat for Roma to hit the top rope splash but Patriot knocked Roma off the top; pre-match stipulations stated if Orndorff & Roma won then the Patriot would be forced to unmask
WCW TV Champion Johnny B. Badd defeated the Honkytonk Man via disqualification at 6:13 when referee Randy Anderson stopped the bout after the challenger shoved Badd into Anderson and then smashed his guitar over Badd's head; after the bout, Honky again hit Badd with the guitar; after the commercial break, Honky was seen speaking backstage with Mike Tenay & Chris Cruise for the WCW Hotline in which he made mention of facing Badd at Starrcade
Harlem Heat defeated the Nasty Boys at around the 10-minute mark when Stevie Ray pinned Jerry Saggs when, after Saggs hit the flying elbowsmash, Booker T hit an axehandle off the top and put Stevie Ray on top as both Brian Knobbs and the referee were distracted by Sherri Martel who appeared ringside during the closing moments of the bout; after the match, Sherri and Heat revealed she had been the person they had been speaking to for months on their cell phone
Vader (w/ Harley Race) pinned Dustin Rhodes with the reverse powerbomb at 11:48 after Rhodes became distracted by Race on the ring apron and Vader attacked Rhodes from behind; after the bout, WCW US Champion Jim Duggan made the save against Vader as he prepared to hit the Vader Bomb on Rhodes, knocking Race out of the ring with Race then holding Vader back and the two leaving ringside as Duggan guarded the ring with his 2x4
WCW US Champion Jim Duggan defeated Steve Austin via disqualification at 1:00 when Vader attacked the champion, with Duggan quickly clearing the ring of Austin and Vader with his 2x4
WCW World Champion Hulk Hogan (w/ Jimmy Hart), Sting, & Dave Sullivan defeated the Butcher, Kevin Sullivan, & Avalanche at 11:04 when Hogan pinned Sullivan after Mr. T - the guest referee for the bout - hit Sullivan with Hart's megaphone as Sullivan attempted to hit Hogan with it; Hogan and Dave wore Sting facepaint for the bout; Dave was helped backstage at the 3-minute mark after sustaining an injury; after the bout, Sullivan, Butcher, & Avalanche laid out Hogan, Sting, and Mr. T with Butcher eventually putting the sleeper on Hogan; moments later, Brad & Brian Armstrong, WCW Tag Team Champions Marcus Alexander Bagwell & the Patriot attempted to make the save but were beaten down as well; Butcher finally released the hold after police officers came ringside

Clash of the Champions XXX - Las Vegas, NV - Caeser's Palace - January 25, 1995 (3,500; 2,300 paid; sell out)
Shown live on TBS - featured Tony Schiavone & Bobby Heenan on commentary; included Gene Okerlund conducting a backstage interview with Kevin Sullivan & the Butcher regarding their match later in the show against 'the Monster Maniacs' team of WCW World Champion Hulk Hogan & Randy Savage; featured Okerlund conducting an interview in the aisle with WCW US Champion Vader regarding his scheduled match against Hogan at SuperBrawl V and his possible participation during the night's main event; manager Harley Race was introduced alongside Vader but did not appear, with Vader saying Race may appear later in the broadcast; Vader then claimed Hogan was afraid of him; after the interview, Vader took a ringside seat; included Okerlund conducting a backstage interview with Hogan, Savage, & Jimmy Hart regarding their match later in the show; featured a SuperBrawl V Control Center in which it was announced Hogan and Vader couldn't be within 300 feet of one another before their match at the pay-per-view:
WCW TV Champion Arn Anderson (w/ Col. Rob Parker & Meng) pinned Johnny B. Badd at 7:38 with the DDT after Badd chased Parker into the ring; prior to the bout, Sting was shown speaking backstage on the WCW Hotline with Mike Tenay
Alex Wright pinned Bobby Eaton at 7:30 with a reverse crossbody off the top; prior to the bout, a music video of Wright aired to the tune of Wright's theme music; it was announced before the match that Randy Savage would face WCW TV Champion Arn Anderson the coming weekend on WCW Saturday Night; late in the match, Wright kicked out of Eaton's Alabama Jam
WCW Tag Team Champions Harlem Heat (w/ Sister Sherri) defeated Marcus Alexander Bagwell & the Patriot at 9:22 when Booker T pinned Bagwell with a roll over and grabbing the tights for leverage after Stevie Ray hit a scissors kick on Bagwell as Bagwell had Booker covered after Sherri accidentally hit Booker with her loaded purse; prior to the challengers' introduction, Ric Flair appeared with two women, aknowledged Vader at ringside, shook Bobby Heenan's hand, and then took his own seat in another part of the arena (Flair's first arena appearance after 3 months)
Sting defeated Avalanche via submission with the Scorpion Deathlock at 5:19 when referee Nick Patrick appeared and called for the bell as Avalanche was in the hold and guest referee the Guardian Angel hesitated to stop the match; prior to the bout, Kevin Sullivan was shown backstage speaking on the WCW Hotline with Mike Tenay; during the match, Ric Flair left his seat in the crowd; after the match, the Angel attacked Patrick and - with Avalanche - double teamed Sting until Alex Wright, Marcus Alexander Bagwell & the Patriot came out; moments later, Gene Okerlund interviewed Angel near the entranceway, who claimed Avalanche never gave up, Nick Bockwinkel made a bad call to send another referee out to do his job, and said he would now be known again as Big Bubba Rogers; during the segment, Angel said "shit" while tearing his Guardian Angel shirt, with Okerlund then scolding him (Ray Traylor's return as 'Big Bubba' after 7 years)
WCW World Champion Hulk Hogan (w/ Jimmy Hart) & Randy Savage defeated the Butcher & Kevin Sullivan at at 12:10 when Hogan pinned Butcher with the legdrop after Butcher sustained Savage's flying elbowsmash; prior to the bout, Ric Flair returned to his seat in the crowd; at the 5-minute mark, Savage hit the elbowsmash on Hogan to revive him after being double teamed by Butcher & Sullivan; after the bout, Hogan and WCW US Champion Vader had an in-ring confrontation, with Hogan and Savage clearing Vader from the ring after Hogan Hulked up from the powerbomb; Hogan & Savage kept Vader from the ring with steel chairs as the show came to a close

Clash of the Champions XXXI - Daytona Beach, FL - Ocean Center - August 6, 1995 (4,039)
Shown live on TBS; featured Tony Schiavone & Bobby Heenan on commentary; included footage from the end of The Main Event, just prior to the Clash, of Randy Savage and WCW US Champion Sting making the save for WCW World Champion Hulk Hogan against Kamala, Kevin Sullivan, the Zodiac, and the Shark; featured Gene Okerlund conducting a backstage interview with Col. Rob Parker, WCW Tag Team Champions Bunkhouse Buck & Dick Slater regarding the injury to Road Warrior Hawk and their match later in the night against Sister Sherri & Harlem Heat; included Okerlund conducting a backstage interview with Ric Flair & Arn Anderson regarding their handicap match later in the show against Vader; featured Okerlund conducting a backstage interview with Vader regarding his match against Flair & Anderson; included an ad for Fall Brawl; featured a video package highlighting the several-month feud between Sherri & Heat and Parker, Slater & Bunk; included an ad for the debut of WCW Monday Nitro on Sept. 4 at the Mall of America; featured the announcement an Emmy Award-winning sportscaster would be part of Nitro; included an ad for a contest in which a fan could win a Harley Davidson; featured Okerlund conducting a backstage interview with Hogan & Jimmy Hart regarding Hogan entering the Dungeon of Doom later in the show and "Andre's son," the Giant; during the segment, Hogan mentioned other Irish namesakes - including the McMahons - as some of those who knew Hogan had momentum on his side; included Hogan entering the Dungeon of Doom and confronting the Master & Kevin Sullivan, with the Giant eventually appearing and choking Hogan before the Shark, Kamala, and Zodiac joined in; moments later, Vader appeared and easily fought off the other members of the Dungeon before having a confrontation with the Giant; Sting, Savage, & Hart then appeared to help Hogan away:
WCW US Champion Sting & Road Warrior Hawk defeated Meng & Kurasawa (w/ Col. Rob Parker) at 7:24 when Hawk pinned Kurasawa following a modified Doomsday Device; after the bout, as Meng attacked Sting on the floor, Kurasawa jumped Hawk from behind and applied an armbar seemingly breaking Hawk's arm; moments later, Sting and the trainer attended to Hawk in the ring
Diamond Dallas Page (w/ the Diamond Doll) pinned Alex Wright at 8:15 after avoiding a plancha to the floor and rolling Wright back inside the ring; Wright was introduced second but without his theme music
WCW TV Champion the Renegade (w/ Jimmy Hart) pinned Paul Orndorff at 3:59 with a springboard crossbody into the ring after Orndorff became distracted by referee Nick Patrick
Sister Sherri & Harlem Heat defeated Col. Rob Parker, WCW Tag Team Champions Dick Slater & Bunkhouse Buck at 11:01 when Sherri pinned Parker accidentally after jumping on him to kiss him; pre-match stipulations stated if Sherri & Heat won via pinfall then the Heat would earn a tag team title shot; after the bout, Sherri assaulted Parker in the aisle, tearing his shirt, choking him, and kissing him before chasing Parker backstage
Vader defeated Ric Flair & Arn Anderson in a handicap match at 6:49 by pinning Anderson with the powerbomb; after the bout, Flair argued with Anderson over the loss and went to leave the ring until Anderson pulled him back inside; the two shared words, with Flair then leaving ringside; moments later, Gene Okerlund appeared in the aisle, with WCW World Champion Hulk Hogan, Jimmy Hart, WCW US Champion Sting, and Jimmy Hart coming out and Hogan questioning Vader's actions earlier in the show; Vader then briefly appeared, called Hogan a punk and left; Hogan then "declared war" on the Dungeon of Doom as the show came to a close

Clash of the Champions XXXII - Las Vegas, NV - Caesar's Palace - January 23, 1996 (3,100)
Shown live on TBS - featured Tony Schiavone & Bobby Heenan on commentary; included Gene Okerlund at A Little White Chapel where Sister Sherri and Col. Rob Parker would get married later in the show; featured Eric Bischoff conducting an interview at the entrance stage with Ric Flair, the Giant, & Jimmy Hart regarding Flair's world title loss the night before and Flair & Giant's match later in the night against Hulk Hogan & WCW World Champion Randy Savage; included Okerlund at the chapel speaking with Bunkhouse Buck and Dick Slater about the upcoming wedding; featured Bischoff speaking with WCW Tag Team Champions Sting & Lex Luger at the entrance stage about their title win the night before, with the Road Warriors interrupting and challenging Sting & Luger to a title shot; Sting initially accepted but Luger argued there were other teams in line and he didn't want to be responsible for putting Road Warrior Animal back on the shelf (the Road Warriors' surprise return after more than a 2-year absence); included a video package on Paul Orndorff - in a neckbrace - regarding the injury he sustained at the hands of the Four Horsemen; moments later, Orndorff's inspirational leader, Gary Spivey, was shown in the crowd; featured Okerlund at the chapel, with Parker arriving in a car and saying he had lost all his cash at the tables; moments later, Parker spoke on the phone with his "fried pie;" included Bischoff conducting an interview at the entrance stage with Hogan, Savage, and Kevin Greene of the Pittsburgh Steelers about the main event and their "secret weapon," Elizabeth; featured Okerlund at the chapel with Harlem Heat, during which Sherri arrived and Parker admittd to her he had lost his money gambling; included Bischoff conducting an interview at the entrance stage with Brian Pillman; featured Okerlund at the chapel, with Okerlund walking Sherri down the aisle; as the two began to give their vows, Madusa appeared and fought with Sherri outside the chapel until the fight was broken up:
The Nasty Boys fought Public Enemy to a double disqualification at 4:00 when referee Nick Patrick called for the bell as the Nastys attempted to use a table brought into the ring by Public Enemy; prior to the bout, a Public Enemy vignette was shown; after the match, Johnny Grunge hit a moonsault off the top onto Brian Knobbs laid on top of a table; moments later, Jerry Saggs assaulted both Grunge and Rocco Rock in the aisle with the table
Dean Malenko pinned Alex Wright with a double leg pickup into a roll over at 5:29 after a dropkick to Wright's injured left leg; prior to the bout, footage was shown of Malenko refusing to break the Texas Cloverleaf applied on Wright during WCW Saturday Night that weekend
Kevin Sullivan defeated Disco Inferno via forfeit when an Elvis impersonator appeared and said Disco was singing at Col. Rob Parker's wedding; moments later, Sullivan assaulted the impersonator and threw him to the floor
Brian Pillman pinned Eddie Guerrero with a crossbody and grabbing the tights for leverage at 5:59; at around the 2-minute mark, Pillman grabbed Bobby Heenan by the jacket with Heenan then responding with "What the fuck are you doing?!?!;" Heenan then briefly left the commentary position, returned, and apologized for what he said (Brian Pillman: Loose Cannon)
WCW Tag Team Champions Sting & Lex Luger defeated Lord Steven Regal & Bobby Eaton at 7:47 when Eaton submitted to Sting's Scorpion Deathlock after bumping into the ropes, causing Eaton to fall off the top and collide with Regal
Mexican Heavyweight Champion Konnan defeated Psychosis via submission with a modified standing figure-4 at 5:26; Mike Tenay joined the commentary team for the bout (Psychosis' debut; Konnan's in-ring return after a 5-year absence)
Ric Flair & the Giant (w/ Jimmy Hart) defeated Hulk Hogan & WCW World Champion Randy Savage (w/ Kevin Greene, Elizabeth, Woman, and several other women) when Flair pinned Savage at 9:52 after hitting him with a foreign object thrown in the ring by Hart; after the bout, Hogan and Greene cleared the ring of Brian Pillman and the Zodiac (Elizabeth's debut) (The Best of Clash of the Champions)

Clash of the Champions XXXIII - Denver, CO - Coliseum - August 15, 1996 (8,304; 5,931 paid)
Mike Enos & Dick Slater defeated Jim Powers & Mark Starr
The Nasty Boys defeated JL & Bobby Walker
Shown live on TBS - featured Tony Schiavone & Bobby Heenan on commentary; included footage from the previous Monday's Nitro of the Four Horsemen making the save for Sting & WCW TV Champion Lex Luger against Kevin Nash & Scott Hall; featured a vignette promoting the debut of Glacier; included Gene Okerlund conducting a backstage interview with the Nasty Boys in which they said they were frustrated over being left out of the tag team title match later in the show and wanted a title shot; featured a backstage segment where Ice Train was seen chatting with fans online at the WCW CompuServe table until he was attacked from behind by Scott Norton; included Okerlund conducting a backstage interview with WCW US Champion Ric Flair, Woman, & Elizabeth regarding Flair's match later in the night against WCW World Champion Hulk Hogan; featured Hogan confronting Okerlund in the aisle about what he said about him earlier in the show and then cutting a promo on facing Flair later in the broadcast:
WCW Cruiserweight Champion Rey Mysterio Jr. pinned Dean Malenko at around the 12-minute mark with a victory roll; Mike Tenay did guest commentary for the bout; Malenko originally won the match and title seconds earlier following a gutbuster off the top but referee Randy Anderson noticed Mysterio's foot on the bottom rope during the cover (The Rise and Fall of WCW)
VK Wallstreet pinned Jim Duggan at 3:49 with a roll up after the referee attempted to take away Duggan's roll of tape before he could tape his wrist
Mexican Heavyweight Champion Konnan pinned the Ultimo Dragon (w/ Sonny Onoo) in a non-title match at 2:58 with a roll over and grabbing the tights for leverage; Mike Tenay did guest commentary for the match
Meng (w/ Jimmy Hart) defeated Randy Savage via forfeit; Savage was not in the building following the chairshot to the head he took from WCW World Champion Hulk Hogan Monday on Nitro; after the decision, Gene Okerlund conducted an in-ring interview with Kevin Sullivan, Hugh Morrus, the Barbarian, Meng, & Hart regarding Hogan's recent change; during the segment, the Dungeon of Doom's leprechaun ran around ringside
Madusa pinned Bull Nakano (w/ Sonny Onoo) at 2:42 with a roll up after Onoo accidentally kicked Nakano in the midsection (The Best of Clash of the Champions)
Eddie Guerrero pinned Diamond Dallas Page to win the BattleBowl ring at 4:22 with the frog splash after knocking Page off the top; after the bout, Page threw the referee to the floor, fought off Chavo Guerrero Jr. as he attempted to make the save, and then dropped Eddie three times with the Diamond Cutter - the third time coming from the top rope (The Best of Clash of the Champions)
The Giant (w/ Jimmy Hart) pinned Chris Benoit (w/ Woman & Elizabeth) at the 23-second mark with a dropkick and the chokeslam after Benoit got caught in his vest while Woman was grabbing it
WCW Tag Team Champions Harlem Heat, Sting & WCW TV Champion Lex Luger, and Rick & Scott Steiner fought to a no contest at 13:22; during the bout, it was announced Sting & Luger would face WCW US Champion Ric Flair & Arn Anderson, Randy Savage would face the Giant, and VK Wallstreet would face Jim Duggan the following Monday on Nitro; referee Nick Patrick called for the bell when he saw Scott Hall & Kevin Nash attacking Sting & Luger in the aisle, after he counted to 2 as Scott had Booker covered following the Frankensteiner; after the contest, Okerlund conducted an interview with Patrick in the aisle regarding his call (The Best of Clash of the Champions)
WCW US Champion Ric Flair defeated WCW World Champion Hulk Hogan via disqualification at 8:04 when, after Hogan was caught in the figure-4, Scott Hall & Kevin Nash came through the crowd and ganged up on Flair; after the bout, Sting, WCW TV Champion Lex Luger, Arn Anderson, and Steve McMichael - along with Woman & Elizabeth - cleared the ring

Clash of the Champions XXXIV - Milwaukee, WI - Wisconsin Center - January 21, 1997 (6,800)
Shown live on TBS - featured Tony Schiavone, Dusty Rhodes, & Bobby Heenan on commentary; included Gene Okerlund conducting an interview with Chris Benoit, Woman, Arn Anderson, Steve McMichael, and Debra in which they said they were finally back on the same page and spoke of Benoit's match later in the night against Kevin Sullivan; Debra then insulted Woman after Anderson, Benoit, and Woman left; featured a pre-taped promo by the Giant regarding his upcoming match with WCW World Champion Hulk Hogan at nWo's Souled Out; included the announcement of 10 finalists for the Sony Playstation Tournament of Champions sweepstakes in which each won a trip to San Francisco for SuperBrawl VII:
Dean Malenko defeated WCW Cruiserweight Champion the Ultimo Dragon (w/ Sonny Onoo) to win the title at around the 15-minute mark via submission with the Texas Cloverleaf after knocking Onoo off the ring apron; Mike Tenay did guest commentary for the bout; during the match, it was announced Rey Mysterio Jr. was sidelined with an injury and would not face WCW TV Champion Lord Steven Regal during the broadcast as originally scheduled (Mysterio / Regal was not advertised) (The Best of Clash of the Champions)
Scotty Riggs pinned Mike Enos with a flying forearm at 2:28
Chris Jericho, Super Calo, & Chavo Guerrero Jr. defeated Konnan, La Parka, & Mr. JL at 5:28 when Jericho pinned JL with a Super Frankensteiner; the card rundown at the beginning of the telecast advertised Konnan, Psychosis, & Juventud Guerrera vs. La Parka, Guerrero, & Calo
Harlem Heat (w/ Sister Sherri) defeated the Renegade & Joe Gomez at 3:44 when Booker pinned Renegade following the Harlem Heatseeker
Masahiro Chono pinned Alex Wright with the Yakuza Kick at 4:30 after avoiding a crossbody off the top; Nick Patrick was the official for the bout
WCW US Champion Eddie Guerrero pinned Scott Norton in a non-title match at 5:36 with the frog splash after Diamond Dallas Page came through the crowd and dropped Norton with the Diamond Cutter after Norton accidentally knocked both Guerrero and referee Nick Patrick to the floor
Chris Benoit (w/ Woman) pinned Kevin Sullivan (w/ Jimmy Hart) in a falls count anywhere match at 5:11 after Woman hit Sullivan over the head with a wooden chair as Sullivan and the referee tried to get Hart's megaphone; the two spent the opening minutes of the bout brawling in the bathroom; after the match, Benoit grabbed a second wooden chair from underneath the ring and shattered it over Sullivan
Rick & Scott Steiner defeated Jacques Rougeau & Carl Ouelette (w/ Col. Rob Parker) at around the 5:30 mark when Scott pinned Oulette following the DDT off the top double team; during the Steiners' entrance, WCW Tag Team Champions Kevin Nash & Scott Hall appeared on the big screen and cut a promo on facing the Steiners at Souled Out (Scott's return match after a 5-month absence)
Lex Luger defeated WCW Tag Team Champion Scott Hall (w/ WCW Tag Team Champion Kevin Nash & Syxx) via disqualification at 11:28 when Syxx came off the top with a kick to Luger as Luger fought off both Hall & Nash; during Hall's entrance, Tony Schiavone wished a happy 35th birthday to "longtime WCW supporter" Brian Hildebrandt (referee Mark Curtis, who was the official for the match); after the bout, Rick & Scott Steiner helped make the save with the six men brawling off and on to close the broadcast

Clash of the Champions XXXV - Nashville, TN - Municipal Auditorium - August 21, 1997 (4,122)
Shown live on TBS - featured Tony Schiavone, Dusty Rhodes, & Bobby Heenan on commentary; included Gene Okerlund conducting an interview with Alex Wright at the entrance stage regarding his match later in the night against WCW TV Champion the Ultimo Dragon; included the announcement Wrath & Mortis would face Meng & the Barbarian and Eddie Guerrero would face Dean Malenko on WCW Saturday Night; featured Okerlund on a TBS 'Dinner & A Movie' stage in the arena with Chef Claude Mann & Paul Gilmartin as they prepared a meal; included Mike Tenay introducing a video package highlighting the history of the Ultimo Dragon; featured Okerlund speaking with Mann & Gilmartin in which the two men presented their several nWo dishes and revealed they were part of the nWo; moments later, Randy Savage appeared and said Mann & Gilmartin were preparing the food for the nWo's birthday party; during the segment, footage of Savage recently appearing on 'Dinner & A Movie' was shown; moments later, Savage cut a promo on facing Lex Luger & Diamond Dallas Page later in the show; after Savage and Okerlund left, Mann & Gilmartin insulted Page until Page appeared, tore down the set, and dropped Gilmartin with the Diamond Cutter; included a closing in-ring segment in which Eric Bischoff, backed by the nWo, cut a promo on behalf of WCW World Champion Hulk Hogan until the lights flickered and Sting, a vulture on his arm, was shown in the rafters; moments later, the voice of a child was heard speaking of Sting and the transformation into what he has become; the lights then went out and when they returned, the vulture on Sting's arm was seen perched on the top rope as a message to the nWo:
Steve McMichael pinned WCW US Champion Jeff Jarrett (w/ Debra) to win the title at around the 8-minute mark after Eddie Guerrero interfered and accidentally hit Jarrett with the title belt after coming off the top behind the referee's back; after the bout, Debra tried to reconcile with McMichael at ringside but he walked off
Raven pinned Stevie Richards in a No DQ match with the DDT at 5:04; prior to the bout, Raven grabbed the mic and said if he was going to wrestle for WCW it would be under his terms and the match would be No DQ; Richards agreed and the stipulation was added
Alex Wright pinned WCW TV Champion the Ultimo Dragon to win the title with a German suplex into a bridge at 11:23; Mike Tenay did guest commentary for the bout
WCW Cruiserweight Champion Chris Jericho pinned Eddie Guerrero at 6:42 after a series of roll overs; after the bout, Guerrero attacked the champion, dropped him with a brainbuster, laid the title belt on Jericho, and hit the frog splash (The Best of Clash of the Champions)
Psychosis (w/ Sonny Onoo), Silver King, Villano IV & V defeated Juventud Guerrera, Super Calo, Hector Garza, & Lizmark Jr. at 4:53 when Psychosis pinned Calo with the legdrop off the top after Onoo held Psychosis' foot to save him from Calo's hurricanrana off the top; prior to the bout, it was announced Halloween Havoc would return to Las Vegas Oct. 26; Tenay did guest commentary for the bout
Ric Flair & Curt Hennig defeated Syxx & Konnan at 5:10 when Hennig pinned Konnan with the Hennig Plex; after the bout, Gene Okerlund conducted an in-ring interview with Flair & Hennig in which both Okerlund and Flair confronted Hennig as to whether he was a Horsemen, with Hennig giving a vague answer and walking off
WCW Tag Team Champions Scott Hall & Randy Savage (w/ Elizabeth) defeated Lex Luger & Diamond Dallas Page at 9:57 when Hall pinned Luger after DDP accidentally dropped Luger with the Diamond Cutter; prior to the bout, black and white balloons fell from the rafters as Savage, Elizabeth, Hall, Kevin Nash, Buff Bagwell, Scott Norton, Vincent, Syxx, and Konnan appeared with Nash announcing, in an effort to give back to the fans, Savage would be defending the tag team titles with Hall; Nash was in Hall & Savage's corner early on but was ejected by referee Nick Patrick after he threw Luger into the ringpost; after the bout, nWo fliers fell from the ceiling (The Best of Clash of the Champions)

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