NWA/WCW Power Hour

1990

12/14/89; Peoria, IL
1/5/90 - featured an opening segment with Jim Cornette in the arena in which he said he wasn't going to do commentary with Jim Ross out of spite for having to be in Peoria; included Gordon Solie hosting a segment of the Wrestling News Network in which he predicted the NWA World Title and NWA Tag Team Titles to change hands at least once in 1990; featured the Brian Pillman vs. Cactus Jack match from Worldwide with a crucifix at 5:48; featured Woman as a guest of Terry Funk's Grill in which she refused to see Norman's painting, with Funk kicking her off the set; included a closing promo by Cornette on Bobby Eaton facing NWA World Champion Ric Flair during The Main Event:
Tom Zenk pinned Galaxian II with a dropkick from the middle turnbuckle at 10:17; during the bout, Jim Ross announced that Teddy Long would unveil the new Skyscrapers and that Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson would return on WCW Saturday Night and that Arn Anderson would face NWA TV Champion the Great Muta the following week
Arn & Ole Anderson defeated Jack Victory & Rip Morgan (w/ Lord Littlebrook) at 13:26 when Arn pinned Morgan after hitting him behind the referee's back with Littlebrook's cane; during the bout, it was announced NWA World Champion Ric Flair would face Bobby Eaton on The Main Event and that Norman would present Woman his painting (the debut of a new look for the New Zealand Militia)

1/2/90; Gainesville, GA; Georgia Mountains Center
1/12/90 - featured a Wrestling News Network segment hosted by Gordon Solie in which he made mention of the return to the NWA by Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson, said the date and location for the next Clash of the Champions and pay-per-view would be soon announced, and that Kerry Von Erich had left Dallas, Tx and could soon start negotiating with the NWA; Solie then noted Steve Williams' mindset was off but he could achieve major success if that changed; included the NWA World Champion Ric Flair vs. Eddie Gilbert match, shown in full, from the 12/14/89 taping in Peoria, IL; featured Kevin Sullivan as a guest of Funk's Grill in which Terry Funk questioned Sullivan's recent attack on Norman during World Championship Wrestling, during which Sullivan said Norman shared some of the qualities of Dory Funk Jr. and Funk claimed the attack on Norman was like kicking a helpless dog:
Steve Williams pinned Brodie Chase with the Oklahoma Stampede after the 7-minute mark
Arn Anderson pinned NWA TV Champion the Great Muta to win the title at 13:17 with the DDT after lifting his knees to block the moonsault, despite interference from Sawyer and Dragon Master who appeared ringside early in the match; following the commercial break, Jim Ross conducted an interview with Anderson regarding the title win, with Sawyer & the Dragon Master confronting him and Sawyer challenging Anderson for the following week and Anderson agreeing

1/9/90; Saginaw, MI; Civic Center
1/19/90 - featured Gordon Solie hosting a segment of the Wrestling News Network in which the date of the Clash of the Champions was announced, with Solie saying more details would be released on WCW the following day, and that Sting would challenge NWA World Champion Ric Flair at Wrestle War on Feb. 25; Solie then congratulated the Destruction Crew for their Pro Wrestling Illustrated Rookies of the Year award; included Cactus Jack as a guest of Funk's Grill regarding Cactus' debut in the NWA, during which Cactus said he would rather hurt a man than love a woman and didn't know why the NWA was giving him bad tag team partners; featured the announcement that Doom, Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson, NWA Tag Team Champions Rick & Scott Steiner, the Road Warriors, Dan Spivey & Mark Callous, and NWA TV Champion Arn Anderson would be in action on WCW and that Sting would face Mr. Asia and Morton, Gibson, Shane Douglas, & Johnny Ace would face Bobby Eaton, Stan Lane, Michael Hayes & Jimmy Garvin on The Main Event:
Norman pinned the Italian Stallion by blocking a sunset flip and hitting the sit-down splash at 6:12; during the bout, Kevin Sullivan joined the commentary team, insulted Norman, and said the only reason Terry Funk hangs around him is because Norman reminds Terry of Dory Funk Jr.; it was announced during the match that more info about Woman allegedly trying to recruit NWA World Champion Ric Flair would be released
NWA US Champion Lex Luger pinned Eddie Gilbert at 8:56 in a non-title match after catching Gilbert coming off the top and dropping him throat-first across the top rope; prior to the bout, the commentary team said Luger had plans to either face Flair at Wrestle War in Sting's place or to beat Flair for the title before the pay-per-view; during the contest, Flair cut an insert promo regarding Luger challenging him
NWA TV Champion Arn Anderson defeated Buzz Sawyer via disqualification at the 12-minute mark when the Great Muta and the Dragon Master attacked the champion after Anderson hit the spinebuster on Sawyer; after the contest, Muta sprayed green mist into Anderson's face, with Ole Anderson then coming out to make the save until he too was triple teamed; moments later, Muta and Dragon Master held Ole down as Sawyer hit the top rope splash; Arn eventually covered Ole's body as Sawyer, Muta, and Dragon Master left ringside

1/15/90; Johnson City, TN; Freedom Hall
1/26/90 - featured an ad for Wrestle War 90, to the tune of the Wild Thing rap; included a Wrestling News Network segment hosted by Gordon Solie in which he discussed the upcoming Clash of the Champions and Wrestle War main events, announced the CWA and USWA had merged, and discussed the recent passing of Haystacks Calhoun from diabetes; featured footage from the 1/20/90 Worldwide in which Road Warrior Animal and NWA Tag Team Champions Rick & Scott Steiner were beaten down by Doom, Mark Callous & Dan Spivey; included Sting as a guest of Funk's Grill in which Sting said regardless of whether he or Ric Flair won at Wrestle War, the world title would still be with the Horsemen; featured the announcement NWA US Champion Lex Luger would face Steve Williams at Wrestle War and that The Main Event would be preempted Sunday:
The Samoan Savage (w/ Sir Oliver Humperdink) pinned Robbie Idol at 4:38 with a headbutt off the middle turnbuckle; prior to the bout, Steve Williams cut an insert promo on facing the Savage at the Clash of the Champions; after the contest, Savage threw Idol to the floor
Michael Hayes & Jimmy Garvin defeated Ranger Ross & the Italian Stallion at 6:11 when Hayes pinned Stallion following a double DDT behind the referee's back
NWA World Champion Ric Flair, Sting, & NWA TV Champion Arn Anderson defeated the Great Muta, Buzz Sawyer, & the Dragon Master via disqualification at 16:08 when Muta sprayed Sting in the face with mist as Sting had the Scorpion Deathlock on Sawyer; during the match, it was announced Anderson would face Eddie Gilbert the following night on World Championship Wrestling and NWA US Champion Lex Luger would face Tom Zenk the following week on the Power Hour; after the bout, Muta, Sawyer, & Dragon Master beat down their opponents, with Sawyer hitting a top rope splash on Sting before the three left ringside

1/23/90; Greenville, SC; Memorial Auditorium
2/2/90 - featured a Wrestling News Network segment with Gordon Solie in which Solie discussed the upcoming main events of the Clash of the Champions and Wrestle War, during which Solie predicted NWA World Champion Ric Flair, Sting, & NWA TV Champion Arn Anderson to win because of the recent absence of Gary Hart; included Arn Anderson as a guest of Funk's Grill in which Funk asked Anderson whether he was siding with Flair or Sting leading into their Wrestle War match, with Anderson saying they were both winners and the title would be with the Horsemen regardless of the outcome; featured the announcement that Mil Mascaras would be in action as well as Flair, Sting, & Anderson the following night on World Championship Wrestling; included a closing segment where Jim Cornette joked that he would quit after learning the following week's show would be in Marietta, GA (Cornette's last appearance as co-host):
Doom defeated the Italian Stallion & Keith Hart at 3:47 when Ron Simmons pinned Hart following a clothesline off the top as Butch Reed held Hart in the air; during the bout, it was announced NWA TV Champion Arn Anderson would face Bobby Eaton on The Main Event; Jim Ross made mention that, despite the masks, most fans had a good idea as to who the members of Doom were; after the contest, Reed threw Hart to the floor
Ranger Ross pinned Joe Cruz with the Combat Kick at around the 8-minute mark after Cruz botched a leapfrog; during the bout, it was announced NWA US Champion Lex Luger would not face Tom Zenk later in the show, as previously announced, but NWA World Champion Ric Flair would face Zenk in Luger's place; it was also announced Luger would appear in Funk's Grill at the Clash of the Champions; during the bout, the crowd booed when either man kicked out of a pin attempt (the bout was joined in progress)
NWA World Champion Ric Flair pinned Tom Zenk at 16:29 with a roll over and grabbing the tights for leverage; mid-way through the bout, Woman and Nitron appeared ringside

1/30/90; Marietta, GA; Cobb County Civic Center
2/9/90 - featured Gordon Solie as the new co-host of the show, replacing Jim Cornette; included a Wrestling News Network segment with Solie in which he discussed the events of the Clash of the Champions and then announced Shane Douglas & Johnny Ace and Brian Pillman & Tom Zenk had advanced in the NWA US Tag Team Championship Tournament; Solie also announced that the Road Warriors would face Dan Spivey & Mark Callous in a streetfight at Wrestle War and then discussed the upcoming NWA World Champion Ric Flair vs. Sting match at the pay-per-view; featured a promo by the Road Warriors & Paul Ellering regarding their upcoming streetfight against Spivey & Callous; included a Funk's Grill in which Terry Funk announced he would no longer be hosting the segment because he was moving to the syndicated Worldwide show; Funk said he didn't want his replacement to be good and then listed all the bad attributes he wanted his replacement to have; moments later, Jim Cornette appeared, with Funk offering him the job, giving him the mic, and walking off; Cornette then cut a promo on his own Louisville Slugger segment (the final Funk's Grill); featured a closing report by Ross in which he announced the Horsemen had attacked Sting outside of the wrestling ring, further assaulting the injured leg he sustained at the Clash; Ross said another special report would air the following night to update the fans on how the injury will affect Wrestle War:
The Great Muta & Buzz Sawyer defeated Zan Panzer & the Italian Stallion at 7:06 when Sawyer pinned Panzer with the splash off the top; during the bout, Jim Ross announced Sawyer recently filmed a segment for the Arsenio Hall Show which would air in late March; Ross later spoke about Kevin Sullivan perhaps managing Sawyer
Dan Spivey & Mark Callous (w/ Teddy Long) defeated the Galaxians at 4:39 when Spivey scored the pin following the powerbomb; after the bout, Spivey distracted the referee while Callous walked across the top rope and hit an elbowdrop on the pinned Galaxian
Sting defeated Jack Victory (w/ Lord Littlebrook) via submission with the Scorpion Deathlock at 13:50 following the Stinger Splash

2/12/90; Rainesville, AL
2/23/90 - featured a segment of the Wrestling News Network hosted by Gordon Solie in which Solie predicted Lex Luger, the Road Warriors, Norman, Ole Anderson & NWA TV Champion Arn Anderson, and Brian Pillman & Tom Zenk to win their respective matches during Sunday's Wrestle War; included NWA US Champion Lex Luger as a guest of the Louisville Slugger in which Jim Cornette asked him about his thoughts in subbing for Sting at Wrestle War against NWA World Champion Ric Flair; moments later, Flair, Ole, Arn, and Woman came out; the segment then jumped to Ole giving Luger an ultimatum to back out of the match by the end of the program or suffer the same fate that Sting received; another jump in the footage showed Jim Ross conducting a podium interview with the Horsemen following an apparant Flair & Arn victory, with Luger then coming out to give his answer; Luger then punched Flair, Arn, and Ole in the face and ran off; featured the announcement that Doug Furnas would appear the following night on World Championship Wrestling:
Norman pinned Hacksaw Higgins with a splash from the middle turnbuckle at 4:54; after the bout, Norman fought off an interfering Cactus Jack until he was attacked from behind by Kevin Sullivan; moments later, Sullivan held Norman down while Cactus hit an elbow drop from the apron to the floor
Michael Hayes & Jimmy Garvin defeated Paul Drake & Larry Santo at 8:23 when Hayes pinned Drake with the DDT; prior to the bout, Brian Pillman & Tom Zenk cut a promo on facing Hayes & Garvin
The Road Warriors (w/ Paul Ellering) defeated Doom at 12:39 when Road Warrior Hawk pinned Butch Reed following the clothesline off the top after shoving Ron Simmons off the top to the floor

2/22/90; Atlanta, GA; Center Stage Theatre
3/2/90 - featured a Wrestling News Network segment hosted by Gordon Solie in which he ran down the results of Wrestle War in which he said Buzz Sawyer, NWA TV Champion Arn Anderson, NWA Tag Team Champion Rick Steiner, and Ricky Morton all suffered injuries at the show; included Kevin Sullivan, Cactus Jack, & Sawyer as guests on the Louisville Slugger in which Sullivan named the group the Slaughterhouse and said it didn't matter who they were facing, they would sent people to the hospital; featured a closing announcement that Tommy Rich would face NWA TV Champion Arn Anderson the following week:
Cactus Jack (w/ Kevin Sullivan) pinned Keith Hart at 5:37 following an elbow drop from the apron, over the guard rail, to the floor (For All Mankind: The Life and Career of Mick Foley)
The Samoan Swat Team (w/ Sir Oliver Humperdink) defeated Paul Drake & Bob Cook at 6:38 when Fatu pinned Cook with the splash off the top; during the bout, it was announced Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson would face Michael Hayes & Jimmy Garvin the following night on World Championship Wrestling, NWA World Champion Ric Flair and NWA US Champion Lex Luger would comment on their match at Wrestle War, and that Terry Funk and Wahoo McDaniel would comment on their upcoming appearances in Amarillo and Midland, TX, respectively, as guest referees
NWA US Tag Team Champions Brian Pillman & Tom Zenk defeated Michael Hayes & Jimmy Garvin at 14:48 when, moments after Jim Cornette appeared ringside, Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane attacked Pillman on the floor as Zenk was double teamed inside the ring; during the bout, it was announced NWA Tag Team Champion Scott Steiner would face NWA TV Champion Arn Anderson on The Main Event; after the contest, Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson made the save against Hayes & Garvin while Pillman & Zenk fought off Eaton & Lane

3/9/90 - featured Teddy Long & Doom as guests of the Louisville Slugger:
Tommy Rich vs. NWA TV Champion Arn Anderson

2/26/90; Beckley, WV; Civic Center
3/90 - featured Jim Ross & Gordon Solie on commentary:
NWA World Champion Ric Flair (w/ Woman) pinned Tommy Rich in a non-title match at 13:31 when, after both men collided, Flair fell on top and pushed Rich's foot off the bottom rope during the cover; during the bout, the crowd chanted "We want Sting" at Flair; late in the bout, Flair kicked out of Rich's Thesz Press

3/26/90; Johnstown, PA
4/6/90 - featured Gordon Solie as co-host of the show alongside Jim Ross; included Solie hosting a segment of the Wrestling News Network in which he focused on recent threats by Ole Anderson against the recovering Sting, NWA US Champion Lex Luger chasing NWA World Champion Ric Flair, and NWA Tag Team Champions Rick & Scott Steiner having to face the challenges of such teams as Doom, Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson, Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane, and the Samoan Swat Team; Solie then discussed the recent pairing of Norman and Mike Rotunda; featured NWA World Champion Ric Flair & Woman as guests of an in-ring Louisville Slugger in which Flair said Woman was in charge of finding more talent to make up the Four Horsemen; moments later, Jim Cornette offered to lease Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane in exchange for a hefty payday, with Woman taking it under consideration:
Outlaw Deaton pinned Tommy Rich at 8:02 after hitting him with a foreign object; the match was less than a minute away from going to a time-limit draw
Eddie Gilbert pinned Rip Morgan (w/ Lord Littlebrook) at 6:37 after Littlebrook accidentally hit Morgan with his cane after Morgan caught Gilbert coming off the top, with Gilbert landing on top for the win

5/2/90; Greenwood, SC
5/18/90 - featured an opening segment in which Paul E. Dangerously ran down the show's card before joining Jim Ross and saying he had been on vacation but had some money put aside for an investment he found in the NWA (Dangerously's surprise TV return after a 7-month absence); included Gordon Solie conducting a backstage interview with NWA World Champion Ric Flair & Woman regarding Flair's title defense the following night against NWA US Champion Lex Luger at Capital Combat inside a steel cage; featured Solie hosting a segment of the Wrestling News Network in which he hyped Robocop's appearance the following night at Capital Combat and ran down matches scheduled for the card; included a Capital Combat ad featuring Sting and Robocop; featured Dangerously saying he would make an announcement the following week about which man he would soon manage; included Solie conducting a backstage interview with Luger regarding his match the following night against Flair, during which he said he would shake Flair's hand if he could beat Luger without outside interference; featured Jim Cornette hosting an in-ring debate between Teddy Long and NWA Tag Team Champion Rick Steiner, with Cornette comparing Dangerously's return to the NWA to a return of cancer to open the segment; during the debate, Cornette gave Long lots of time to make comments but would repeatedly cut Steiner off before he could respond; when Steiner eventually cornered Cornette, Doom came out and double teamed Rick until NWA Tag Team Champion Scott Steiner helped make the save; included footage from the previous Sunday's Main Event of Norman facing Fatu, during which the Samoan Savage attacked Road Warrior Animal at ringside with a steel pipe; featured the announcement that The Danger Zone would return Sunday on The Main Event:
Mark Callous (w/ Teddy Long) defeated Dave Diamond & Lee Scott in a handicap match at 5:11 by pinning Diamond after hitting both men with the heart punch; during the bout, Jim Ross announced the Horsemen would take live calls the following night on the 900 line immediately before Capital Combat
Michael Hayes & Jimmy Garvin defeated Pat Rose & Ricky Nelson at 10:29 when Hayes pinned Nelson and Garvin pinned Rose following simultaneous DDTs; during the bout, Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson cut an insert promo on facing Hayes & Garvin at Capital Combat; it was mentioned during the contest that both teams at the pay-per-view would have leather straps attached to them
Road Warrior Animal (w/ Paul Ellering) defeated the Samoan Savage via disqualification at 7:10 when Fatu attacked Animal; after the bout, Norman attempted to make the save but was beaten down by Kevin Sullivan, Cactus Jack, & Bam Bam Bigelow; moments later, NWA Tag Team Champions Rick & Scott Steiner, NWA US Tag Team Champions Brian Pillman & Tom Zenk helped clear the ring

5/14/90; Indianapolis, IN
5/25/90 - featured a promo by Brian Pillman regarding his match later in the show against Bam Bam Bigelow; included Gordon Solie hosting a segment of the Wrestling Wrap Up, taped in the empty Washington Armory immediately following Capital Combat, in which he announced that Doom defeated NWA Tag Team Champions Rick & Scott Steiner to win the titles and that Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane defeated NWA US Tag Team Champions Brian Pillman & Tom Zenk to win the titles; Solie then showed footage of the Horsemen attacking NWA US Champion Lex Luger at the end of the show's main event, with Sting, alongside El Gigante, eventually clearing the ring; Solie then mentioned Jim Herd has opened an investigation on Ole Anderson and Woman regarding the activity of the cage during the main event; NWA World Champion Ric Flair then cut a promo on Luger and Sting; featured the announcement that Clash of the Champions XI would be held on June 13; included Teddy Long & Mark Callous as guests of the Louisville Slugger in which Long said he could see Callous as the world champion but couldn't give his all to both Callous and Doom; Long then said he would sell Callous' contract to Paul E. Dangerously; Dangerously then appeared, with Cornette insulting him before Dangerously made fun of Cornette's mom; Cornette then went to punch Dangerously but Long stopped him, with Dangerously then noting not Sting, Luger, or the Steiners could stop Callous and his heart punch; featured a closing segment where it was announced Stan Hansen would be part of World Championship Wrestling that night and would appear as a guest of the Danger Zone Sunday on The Main Event:
Tommy Rich pinned the Green Shadow with the Thesz Press at 7:17
Michael Hayes & Jimmy Garvin defeated Scott Sandlin & Denny Cass at 9:19 when Hayes pinned Cass following the DDT; during the bout, Paul E. Dangerously stated Garvin was the most successful member of the Garvin wrestling family
NWA US Tag Team Champion Brian Pillman defeated Bam Bam Bigelow (w/ Sir Oliver Humperdink) via disqualification at 6:49 when Bigelow caught Pillman coming off the top and threw him over the top rope to the floor; immediately after, Pillman jumped back on the turnbuckle and hit a missile dropkick and continued to attack Bigelow until the show cut to commercial; Pillman was not recognized as a champion as the match aired after his title loss

6/8/90 - featured highlights from the previous week's World Championship Wrestling match between the Road Warriors and NWA TV Champion Arn Anderson & Barry Windham; included Gordon Solie hosting a segment of the Wrestling News Network in which Solie said Woman had been suspended for her involvement with the cage at Capital Combat and Ole Anderson was still under investigation; Solie then showed footage of the Junkyard Dog's clearing the ring of the Horsemen and NWA World Champion Ric Flair during the 5/26/90 World Championship Wrestling; Solie then referred to Sting, NWA US Champion Lex Luger, JYD, and Paul Orndorff as the "Super Heroes;" Solie then brought up the recent returns of Orndorff and Stan Hansen:
Doug Furnas pinned Cactus Jack with a dropkick at 3:39

7/14/90:
Brian Pillman vs. Fred Avery
NWA US Champion Lex Luger vs. Death Row
NWA TV Champion Arn Anderson & Barry Windham vs. Paul Sampson & Joe Cazana
Tracy Smothers vs. Michael Hayes

7/22/90 - featured footage of Big Van Vader appearing at the Great American Bash; included Gordon Solie hosting a segment of the Wrestling News Network in which he recapped the recent match between Tommy Rich and Stan Hansen and Hansen's subsequent suspension; Solie then showed footage of his backstage interview with Sting, celebrating alongside the Junkyard Dog, Randy Anderson, and others, after winning the NWA World Title at the Bash; at the end of the segment, Solie referred to Vader as "Bad Van Vader;" featured a promo by Paul Orndorff regarding the Horsemen; included the Junkyard Dog as a guest of the Louisville Slugger in which he said the Horsemen wouldn't come to the places he hangs out and he, El Gigante, Paul Orndorff, and Sting would beat them:
Brian Pillman & Tom Zenk defeated JD Wolf & Crusher Knoff at 2:42 when Zenk pinned Knoff with a springboard splash into the ring following an elevated dropkick from Pillman; prior to the bout, Norman greeted Pillman & Zenk from the ring apron
The Samoan Swat Team defeated Dave Johnson & Vincent Vandooly at 3:00 when the Samoan Savage pinned Johnson with the splash off the top
NWA TV Champion Arn Anderson & Barry Windham defeated Tim Hughes & Tony Burton
Paul Orndorff pinned Zan Panzer with the piledriver at 2:38 after Panzer missed a charge in the corner
NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane (w/ Jim Cornette) defeated Tommy Rich & Tim Horner at 12:15 when Lane, the illegal man, pinned Horner following a clothesline to the back of the head behind the referee's back; prior to the bout, it was announced the Power Hour would air again the following Sunday and would feature Ric Flair & NWA TV Champion Arn Anderson in tag team action, Big Van Vader and Barry Windham in singles action, and NWA World Champion Sting would be a guest of the Louisville Slugger

7/31/90 - Sunday night airing:
Big Van Vader vs. Jason Knight
Mark Callous vs. Eddie Martin
Ric Flair & NWA TV Champion Arn Anderson vs. Mike Rotunda & Jerry Price
Barry Windham vs. Tim Parker
Paul Orndorff vs. Dutch Mantell
Norman vs. Barry Horowitz

8/5/90:
Tommy Rich vs. Sgt. Buddy Lee Parker
The Samoan Swat Team vs. Lee Scott & Mark White
Sid Vicious vs. Scott Williams
Brian Pillman & Tom Zenk vs. Joe Cazana & Fred Avery
Bam Bam Bigelow vs. Tim Horner

7/30/90; Gainesville, GA; Georgia Mountains Center
8/10/90 - hosted by Jim Ross; included comments from Sid Vicious who claimed he would take either Lex Luger's NWA US Title or Sting's NWA World Title; featured Gordon Solie hosting a Wrestling News Network segment, with a report on Stan Hansen's 30-day suspension ending and comments from Sting on the Four Horsemen's recent attack on Luger; included comments from NWA TV Champion Arn Anderson who stated he would injure Lou Perez and that Perez should hold Sting responsible, as the Horsemen would continue taking out young wrestlers until they got back the NWA World Title; featured a Louisville Slugger segment with Jim Cornette claiming Luger's spirit and body had both been broken down recently by the Four Horsemen, with Cornette then interviewing Luger and claiming he was afraid to fight back against them, with Luger grabbing Cornette by the coat and threatening to snap his neck before promising retribution on the Horsemen; included Ross interviewing Michael Hayes & Jimmy Garvin, with Garvin holding the "Southern Tag Team Championship" trophy and stating they would tie up their Best of 3 series against the Tracy Smothers & Steve Armstrong the next night on World Championship Wrestling:
Bobby & Jackie Fulton defeated Barry Horowitz & Scotty Williams at 3:42 when Jackie pinned Williams with a splash off the top, moments after Bobby hit a kneedrop off the top; during the match, a video insert aired with the New Fantastics claiming they would start at the bottom and work their way up the rankings (debut of the New Fantastics)
Sid Vicious pinned John Douglas at 3:16 with the powerbomb
Ric Flair & NWA TV Champion Arn Anderson defeated Brad Batton & Dave Diamond at 5:51 when Flair forced Batton to submit to the figure-4 after Anderson hit the spinebuster
Lou Perez pinned Dutch Mantell at 4:59 with an O'Connor roll; during the match, a video insert aired with Perez stating he hoped NWA TV Champion Arn Anderson wasn't taking their upcoming title match too lightly
NWA US Champion Lex Luger defeated Bob Holly via submission at 2:21 with the Torture Rack in a non-title match
Tommy Rich defeated Mark Callous (w/ Paul E. Dangerously) via disqualification at 5:41 when Callous repeatedly delivered right hands as Rich was in the ropes, with Dangerously holding Rich in place by the hair

8/17/90 - no episode

8/13/90; Gainesville, GA; Georgia Mountains Center
8/24/90 - featured Gordon Solie hosting a segment of the Wrestling News Network in which Solie promoted the upcoming Clash of the Champions and the recent incident in which Sid Vicious interfered during the Brian Pillman & Tom Zenk vs. NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane match during the 8/18/90 World Championship Wrestling, during which Vicious attacked all four wrestlers and Jim Cornette; Solie then said Vicious would be at the Clash but would not be wrestling; included a run down of the Clash card, mentioning Stan Hansen vs. Paul Orndorff, Susan Sexton vs. Bambi, and Rick & Scott Steiner vs. Maximum Overdrive; featured Ric Flair as a guest of a backstage segment of the Louisville Slugger in which Flair said the Black Scorpion had no association with the Horsemen and that he would use NWA US Champion Lex Luger as a stepping stone at the Clash to get his title back from Sting:
Rick Ford defeated Stan Hansen via disqualification at around the 2:45 mark when Hansen began choking Fuller on the floor with his rope
Hector Guerrero pinned Mark Kile at 6:51 with an abdominal stretch into a rolling cradle; during the bout, Jim Ross said comments from the Black Scorpion would air the following night during World Championship Wrestling and that Guerrero and Jose Lothario would soon be part of some NWA events
Tracy Smothers & Steve Armstrong defeated Snake Watson & Death Row at 4:34 when Armstrong pinned Watson following an elevated missile dropkick from Smothers; during the bout, Jim Ross sent his condolences to the family of Pat O'Connor, who died earlier in the week
NWA World Champion Sting defeated Chris Sullivan via submission with the Scorpion Deathlock at 2:06 following the Stinger Splash
NWA Tag Team Champions Ron Simmons & Butch Reed (w/ Teddy Long) defeated Bobby & Jackie Fulton at 5:32 when Simmons pinned Jackie when, as Jackie had Simmons covered following a double atomic drop and double clothesline, Reed came off the top behind the referee's back with a stomp to the back of Jackie; prior to the bout, it was announced Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson would face NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane Sunday as part of The Main Event; after the bout, the champions continued to assault their opponents until Morton & Gibson made the save and cleared the ring
Ric Flair, NWA TV Champion Arn Anderson, & Sid Vicious defeated Tim Parkier, Brad Batton, & Bob Holly at 4:05 when Parker submitted to Flair's figure-4; during the bout, it was mentioned the Nasty Boys would be part of The Main Event and NWA World Champion Sting would appear as a guest of the Danger Zone; after the contest, the Horsemen continued to beat down on their opponents and threw the referee to the floor until Paul Orndorff, the Junkyard Dog, and El Gigante made the save

8/20/90; Marietta, GA; Cobb County Civic Center
8/31/90 - featured Paul E. Dangerously returning as co-host alongside Jim Ross; included Gordon Solie hosting a segment of the Wrestling News Network in which he previewed the Clash of the Champions card and mentioned the recent passing of Pat O'Connor; during the segment, Solie showed a vignette promoting the debut of the Master Blasters at the Clash, which only showed the team from the legs down walking through a junkyard; Solie then conducted an interview with Ric Flair regarding his shot against NWA US Champion Lex Luger at the Clash; featured a promo by Luger regarding his title defense later in the week against Flair as part of the Clash; included NWA World Champion Sting as a guest of the Louisville Slugger in which Jim Cornette questioned him about the Black Scorpion and facing him at the Clash, followed by the most recent vignette from the Scorpion:
Brian Pillman pinned Doug Vines with a crossbody off the top at 4:23; during the bout, it was announced Pillman would be the first to take part in the Running the Gauntlet challenge in two weeks time
The Nasty Boys defeated Tim Parker & Scotty Williams at 5:04 when Jerry Saggs pinned Parker following the running powerslam / flying elbowsmash combo; during the bout, it was mentioned the following week's show would be preempted but the Power Hour would return in two weeks from the China Club in New York City; during the contest, Paul E. Dangerously said he would discuss the Black Scorpion Sunday during The Main Event and that the Nastys would face Terry Taylor & Jackie Fulton at the Clash
Sid Vicious pinned Dave Diamond at 2:37 with one knee following the powerbomb; during the bout, it was announced NWA World Champion Sting would face Sheik Ali Shikar during World Championship Wrestling the following night and that Jim Ross would speak with Bobby Eaton Sunday on The Main Event regarding Vicious recently interfering in his match
The Junkyard Dog pinned Mike Thor with the powerslam; during the bout, it was announced JYD would be part of the Sept. 23 show at the Omni
Brad Armstrong & Tim Horner defeated NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane (w/ Jim Cornette) via disqualification at 12:12 when Lane threw Horner over the top rope to the floor after Cornette struck Armstrong with his tennis racquet behind the referee's back; Eaton & Lane came out with the title belts as their title loss to Rick & Scott Steiner on Aug. 24 in the Meadowlands had yet to be recognized on TV; after the match, Eaton & Lane continued to attack their opponents until Tracy Smothers & Steve Armstrong made the save and cleared the ring

9/3/90; Gainesville, GA; Georgia Mountains Center
9/14/90 - featured a promo by Dan Spivey regarding his return to the NWA and potentially facing Brian Pillman Sunday on The Main Event; included recent footage of Jim Ross & Paul E. Dangerously at the China Club in New York City in which Dangerously said he was the last great hero of NYC, over Donald Trump, George Steinbrenner, and Leona Helmsley; featured Bob Caudle, subbing for a vacationing Gordon Solie, hosting the Wrestling News Network in which Caudle reviewed recent footage of NWA Tag Team Champions Doom interrupting a backstage interview by Gary Michael Cappetta with Ric Flair; moments later, after Flair, Teddy Long, and Doom had words, NWA TV Champion Arn Anderson stepped in; included a promo by Long regarding Flair & Anderson and a promo by Flair & Anderson about Doom; featured Caudle conducting a backstage interview with Brian Pillman regarding his attempt during the weekend to Run the Gauntlet; included footage of Ross & Dangerously at the China Club in which Dangerously commented on why he hates Jim Cornette and said Cornette wasn't welcome at the China Club; featured Sid Vicious as the guest of a backstage segment of the Louisville Slugger in which Cornette reviewed footage from the Clash of the Champions in which Vicious attacked NWA World Champion Sting; moments later, Cornette spoke to Vicious about his upcoming Halloween Havoc title match against Sting; included closing footage from the China Club in which a waitress charged him $4,800 for covering everyone's drinks, with Dangerously trying to get out of it:
Terry Taylor pinned Barry Horowitz with the Five Arm at 4:38; during the bout, it was announced Brian Pillman would face Tim Horner later in the show, Buddy Landell the following night on World Championship Wrestling, and Dan Spivey Sunday on The Main Event as part of the Running the Gauntlet challenge
Dan Spivey pinned Lou Perez with the powerbomb at 2:56 (Spivey's return match)
Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson defeated Mike Thor & JD Wolfe at 5:49 when Gibson pinned Wolfe following the double dropkick; during the bout, it was announced NWA US Champion Lex Luger would be a guest on the Danger Zone Sunday on The Main Event
Michael Hayes & Jimmy Garvin defeated Pat Rose & Zan Panzer when Garvin pinned Panzer with the DDT; during the bout, it was announced Hayes & Garvin would soon have a new addition to the group
Running the Gauntlet - Round 1: Brian Pillman pinned Tim Horner with a reversal into a backslide at 7:30; due to pre-match stipulations, Pillman advanced to meet Buddy Landell the following night on World Championship Wrestling; during the match, it was announced Terry Taylor would face Buddy Landell the following week and that Stan Hansen would be the guest of the Louisville Slugger; it was also announced that next week's runner in the gauntlet would be announced Sunday on The Main Event; after the match, the two men shook hands

9/10/90; Gainesville, GA; Georgia Mountains Center
9/21/90 - featured the Terry Taylor vs. Buddy Landell match taped 9/3/90 in Gainesville, GA; included a promo by the Nasty Boys regarding their match later in the night against Mike Rotunda & Tim Horner; featured footage of Jim Ross & Paul E. Dangerously outside the China Club where Dangerously was denied entry by the bouncer:
Mike Rotunda & Tim Horner defeated the Nasty Boys via disqualification at 5:12 when Brian Knobbs threw Horner over the top rope; after the bout, the Nastys double teamed Rotunda until Horner cleared the ring with a chair
Running the Gauntlet Round 1: NWA US Tag Team Champion Scott Steiner pinned Bobby Eaton with the Frankensteiner; as a result of his win, Scott advanced to face Ric Flair the following night on World Championship Wrestling

9/17/90; Marietta, GA; Cobb County Civic Center
9/28/90 - featured opening comments from Jim Ross & Paul E. Dangerously regarding Bobby Eaton's Running the Gauntlet challenge in facing Tracy Smothers, Ricky Morton, and Sid Vicious during the weekend; included Gordon Solie hosting a segment of the Wrestling News Network in which he recapped footage of NWA Tag Team Champions Doom brawling with Ric Flair & NWA TV Champion Arn Anderson after a recent match between Flair & Anderson and Brian Pillman & Tom Zenk, followed by a promo by Anderson on he and Flair facing Doom at Halloween Havoc; featured Teddy Long as a guest of the Louisville Slugger in which Jim Cornette recapped footage the Doom vs. Flair & Anderson feud before Long cut a promo on Doom defending against Flair & Anderson at Havoc; included the Weekly Top 10 - Tag Teams: the Nasty Boys (10), Tim Horner & Mike Rotunda (9), the Samoan Swat Team (8), Brian Pillman & Tom Zenk (7), Tracy Smothers & Steve Armstrong (6), Michael Hayes & Jimmy Garvin (5), Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson (4), Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane (3), Ric Flair & Arn Anderson (2), NWA US Tag Team Champions Rick & Scott Steiner (1); Singles: Tommy Rich (10), the Junkyard Dog (9), Terry Taylor (8), Barry Windham (7), Brian Pillman (6), Stan Hansen (5), Anderson (4), Flair (3), Sid Vicious (2), NWA US Champion Lex Luger; featured a closing segment recapping the feud between Luger and Hansen, with promos from both men:
The Blade Hunter pinned Dave Diamond at 3:38 with a gorilla press into a Samoan Drop; during the bout, it was announced NWA World Champion Sting, NWA US Champion Lex Luger, and the Juicer would be part of World Championship Wrestling the following night
Buddy Landell pinned Allen Iron Eagle at 2:53 with a side elbow to the face
Brian Pillman pinned MOD Squad Basher with Air Pillman at 3:15
Running the Gauntlet Round 1: Bobby Eaton (w/ Jim Cornette) pinned Tracy Smothers at 7:45 after Cornette shoved Smothers off the top behind the referee's back, moments after one of the ring ropes appeared to have broken

9/24/90; Marietta, GA; Cobb County Civic Center
10/5/90 - featured a promo by the Nasty Boys regarding their upcoming match with NWA US Tag Team Champions Rick & Scott Steiner at Halloween Havoc; included Gordon Solie hosting a segment of the Wrestling News Network in which he showed footage from the previous week's World Championship Wrestling and the ending between NWA World Champion Sting, Sid Vicious, the Black Scorpion, and Brian Pillman, followed by promos by both Vicious and Sting; Solie then showed footage of NWA Tag Team Champions Doom attacking NWA TV Champion Arn Anderson during the 9/30/90 Worldwide, followed by promos from Flair & Anderson and Long; Solie then announced that his interview with the Black Scorpion would air the following night on WCW; featured Missy Hyatt, subbing for Jim Cornette, hosting the Louisville Slugger with Michael Hayes & Jimmy Garvin as guests:
NWA US Tag Team Champions Rick & Scott Steiner defeated the Ringlords; during the bout, Jim Ross said exclusive footage would air the following night on World Championship Wrestling from the contract signings between NWA World Champion Sting and Sid Vicious and the Steiners and the Nasty Boys, held the previous Sunday in Chicago; moments later, Paul E. Dangerously said Ric Flair & NWA TV Champion Arn Anderson would be his guests on The Danger Zone Sunday on The Main Event
The Nasty Boys defeated James Soloman & Rick Ford at 3:56 when Jerry Saggs pinned Ford following the running powerslam / flying elbowsmash combo; during the bout, Ross said he would be speaking with the founders of the Guardian Angels the following week; it was announced during the match that the Nastys would face Tracy Smothers & Steve Armstrong the following night on World Championship Wrestling
Michael Hayes & Jimmy Garvin (w/ Little Richard Marley) defeated Allen Iron Eagle & Lou Perez at 2:24 when Garvin pinned Eagle with the DDT as Eagle attempted a backdrop
Moondog Rex pinned Scott Allen with the Samoan Drop at 4:05; Allen was announced as Scotty Williams but the on screen graphic read Allen; Jim Ross corrected the ring announcer after he said Williams; during the contest, it was announced Terry Taylor would face Stan Lane and Michael Hayes & Jimmy Garvin would face Allen Iron Eagle & Brian Pillman Sunday on The Main Event
NWA Tag Team Champions Doom (w/ Teddy Long) defeated Tim Horner & Mike Rotunda

11/3/90 - the first Power Hour to air in the Saturday morning timeslot; hosted by Jim Ross & Paul E. Dangerously; included comments from Michael Hayes & Little Richard Marley who mocked Robert Gibson's knee injury, and claimed Ricky Morton found a new partner, Tommy Rich, in the comics section of the newspaper; featured the Wrestling News Network hosted by Gordon Solie, with highlights from Halloween Havoc and comments from the Black Scorpion, who stated he would meet NWA World Champion Sting face-to-face as long as it was on national TV, he was inside a steel cage, and allowed to perform his magic; included Solie interviewing Ric Flair & NWA TV Champion Arn Anderson who claimed they had a game plan and later tonight would make a deal with Teddy Long to get a rematch against NWA Tag Team Champions Doom; featured a Louisville Slugger segment hosted by Cornette, who was disgusted that Tracy Smothers & Steve Armstrong received an Outstanding Achievement Award from Wrestling Wrap-Up, with Cornette then interviewing Smothers, alongside El Gigante, with Cornette stating Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane would put up $10,000 against the Award the next night on the Main Event; Smothers then accepted; included Ross interviewing Long who claimed Doom had nothing further to prove against the Horsemen, but claimed he would listen to Flair's offer later that night:
Michael Hayes & Jimmy Garvin (w/ Little Richard Marley) defeated Joe Defuria & Dave Perry at 6:29 when Garvin pinned Perry after the Freebirds simultaneously hit DDTs to their opponents
Sid Vicious pinned Mike Williams at 2:02 with the powerbomb
NWA US Tag Team Champions Rick & Scott Steiner defeated Dave Johnson & Jeff Stone at the 36-second mark when Rick pinned Johnson after Scott hit the DDT off the top double team
Ricky Morton & Tommy Rich defeated Barry Horowitz & Dutch Mantell at 5:36 when Morton pinned Horowitz after a double dropkick; prior to the match, Michael Hayes, Jimmy Garvin, & Little Richard Marley entered the ring and claimed Morton made them sick and mocked Robert Gibson's injury, with Morton & Rich clearing them of the ring
Lex Luger defeated Bob Emory via submission at 2:49 with the Torture Rack; Luger's entrance was not shown; a "Luger sucks" chant broke out from a section of fans during the bout

11/10/90 - hosted by Jim Ross & Paul E. Dangerously; included a Wrestling News Network segment hosted by Solie, with comments from the Black Scorpion who claimed he would meet NWA World Champion Sting face-to-face at Clash of the Champions, but only if he was protected in a cage and allowed to perform his magic; featured Solie interviewing Sting who agreed to meet the Scorpion at the Clash under his conditions; included comments from Ric Flair & NWA TV Champion Arn Anderson who claimed Teddy Long's greed for the Horsemen's yacht and Rolls Royce would be their undoing at the Clash of the Champions; featured comments from Long who stated he would take possession of the Horsemen's yacht & Rolls Royce at the Clash; included comments from Ricky Morton who vowed revenge on Michael Hayes later in the evening; featured comments from Hayes & Jimmy Garvin, with Hayes promising to put Morton down with the DDT; included Ross & Dangerously interviewing Buddy Landell on facing Steve Armstrong later in the night in Round 2 of Running of the Gauntlet:
Junkyard Dog pinned Barry Horowitz at 3:11 with a roll up after a headbutt to the midsection
JW Storm pinned John Peterson at 1:09 with a one-handed side slam
Ric Flair & NWA TV Champion Arn Anderson defeated Joe Barrett & the Italian Stallion at 6:33 when Anderson pinned Barrett with the spinebuster
Sid Vicious pinned Dave Taylor at 2:45 with the powerbomb
Running the Gauntlet, Round 1: Steve Armstrong pinned Stan Lane (w/ Jim Cornette) at 8:18 after hitting Lane in the back with Cornette's tennis raquet as Cornette was tied up with referee Nick Patrick; as a result of his win, Armstrong advanced to face Buddy Landell on World Championship Wrestling later that night
The Juicer pinned Todd Brewer at 1:53 with a splash off the top

11/17/90

11/24/90

11/90; Atlanta, GA; Center Stage Theatre
12/1/90 - last episode as NWA Power Hour; featured Jim Ross & Paul E. Dangerously on commentary; included a segment of the Wrestling News Network hosted by Gordon Solie in which he discussed the feud between NWA World Champion Sting and the Black Scorpion, followed by a promo from both men; featured footage of Ric Flair beating NWA Tag Team Champion Butch Reed at the Clash of the Champions; included a promo from Teddy Long in which he said footage of him being the Horsemen's chauffer would air that night on World Championship Wrestling, followed by a response from NWA TV Champion Arn Anderson & Barry Windham in which they said Long set up Flair and the Horsemen would get revenge; featured an ad for the Halloween Havoc 90 T-shirt Tom Zenk pinned Barry Horowitz with a crossbody off the top at 3:30; during the bout, it was noted Zenk would face Bobby Eaton at Starrcade
Sid Vicious pinned Dave Taylor by kneeling on him after hitting the powerbomb at 2:44
NWA Tag Team Champions Doom (w/ Teddy Long) defeated Mike White & Pablo Crenshaw at 3:08 when Butch Reed pinned Crenshaw with one foot on his chest following the flying shoulderblock
NWA US Tag Team Champions Rick & Scott Steiner defeated Mark Kyle & Johnny Goode at 3:57 when Scott pinned Goode with the Frankensteiner; mid-way through the bout, the Nasty Boys came ringside to confront the Steiners but were eventually sent backstage by officials; during the contest, it was noted Dick the Bruiser would be one of two referees to decide the finals of the Pat O'Connor Memorial Tag Team Tournament at Starrcade
Ricky Morton & Tommy Rich defeated Michael Hayes & Jimmy Garvin via reverse decision; Hayes & Garvin initially won at 4:27 when Hayes pinned Morton with the DDT after Bobby Eaton, who came ringside late in the bout, tripped Morton from the floor; moments later, another referee came out to dispute the call; Morton & Rich were then attacked until El Gigante made the save and cleared the ring
NWA US Champion Stan Hansen pinned Allen Iron Eagle with the lariat at 2:20; during the bout, it was noted Paul E. Dangerously would speak with the Horsemen the following day on The Main Event and that NWA TV Champion Arn Anderson would face Terry Taylor

12/8/90 - first episode as WCW Power Hour

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