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WCW
1997


August 22: Eddie Guerrero and Dean Malenko continue their feud in Knoxville

WCW @ Orlando, FL - Universal Studios - January 1997
WCW Pro - 1/97: Dean Malenko pinned Rey Mysterio Jr. at 9:43 with a powerbomb and putting both feet on the ropes for leverage; during the bout, it was announced Mysterio would face WCW TV Champion Lord Steven Regal at the Clash of the Champions, which did not happen as scheduled

WCW @ Little Rock, AR - Barton Coliseum - January 3, 1997
Jim Duggan defeated Big Bubba
Diamond Dallas Page defeated Syxx
Lex Luger defeated Arn Anderson
Chris Benoit fought WCW US Champion Eddie Guerrero to a draw
Jeff Jarrett defeated Psychosis
Dean Malenko defeated Rey Mysterio Jr.
WCW Tag Team Champions Kevin Nash & Scott Hall defeated the Nasty Boys and Meng & the Barbarian in a non-title match
Sting fought the Giant to a no contest

NJPW @ Tokyo, Japan - Tokyo Dome - January 4, 1997 (62,500)
Junji Hirata, Manabu Nakanishi, Satoshi Kojima & Osamu Nishimura defeated Kazuo Yamazaki, Osamu Kido, Takashi Iizuka & Yuji Nagata at 11:21 when Hirata pinned Nagata with a lariat (Nagata's last match)
Super Liger (Chris Jericho) pinned Koji Kanemoto at 11:11
Jinsei Shinzaki pinned Michiyoshi Ohara at 9:17 with a Nenbutsu powerbomb
New Japan vs. Big Japan: Shinjiro Otani pinned Yoshihiro Tajiri at 8:30
New Japan vs. Big Japan: Kendo Nagasaki pinned Tatsutoshi Goto at 9:23 following a piledriver
New Japan vs. Big Japan: Masahiro Chono pinned Shoji Nakamaki 1:07 following the Yakuza Kick
New Japan vs. Big Japan: Masa Saito defeated the Great Kojika at 4:25
Inoki Final Countdown: Antonio Inoki defeated Willie Williams at 4:19
Jushin Liger pinned J-Crown & WCW Cruiserweight Champion the Ultimo Dragon at 18:21 with a Steiner Screwdriver Piledriver to win the J-Crown title; the WCW title was not at stake in the bout
Tatsumi Fujinami & Kengo Kimura defeated IWGP Tag Team Champions Masahiro Chono & Hiroyoshi Tenzan at 16:10 to win the titles when Chono submitted to Fujinami's dragon sleeper
Kensuke Sasaki pinned beat Great Muta at 16:09 with a Northern Lights bomb
IWGP World Champion Shinya Hashimoto pinned Riki Choshu at 18:04 with a brainbuster

WCW @ Shreveport, LA - Hirsch Coliseum - January 4, 1997
The Nasty Boys vs. WCW Tag Team Champions Scott Hall & Kevin Nash

WCW @ Alexandria, LA - Rapides Coliseum - January 5, 1997

WCW @ Monroe, LA - Civic Center - January 6, 1997
Monday Nitro - featured Gene Okerlund conducting a backstage interview with Kevin Sullivan regarding his feud with Chris Benoit, with Sullivan walking off after Okerlund said he had video comments from someone on the matter other than Benoit and Woman; included Okerlund conducting an interview in the aisle with Ric Flair, Arn Anderson, Steve McMichael, and Debra with Debra running down Benoit and Woman for not appearing; moments later, Jeff Jarrett appeared and questioned whether Flair wanted him in the group, with Anderson attacking Jarrett after Jarrett referred to him as "the horse's rear;" Anderson then assaulted Jarrett into the ring, with the other Horsemen surrounding the ring, until Jarrett hit a neckbreaker on Anderson and put his feet on the ropes for leverage while Randy Anderson made a pinfall; moments later, Debra got between the Horsemen and Jarrett, with McMichael shoving Flair away when Flair put his hands on Debra; Flair eventually said Jarrett was okay with him if he was okay with McMichael, with Anderson then storming off; Benoit was advertised earlier in the show to face Jarrett but the match didn't take place; featured the announcement that Rey Mysterio Jr., Psychosis, WCW TV Champion Lord Steven Regal, Diamond Dallas Page, Jacques Rougeau & Carl Oulette would be part of WCW Saturday Night; included a pre-taped promo by Lex Luger regarding his upcoming match against Meng; featured footage from the previous week of Roddy Piper being taken from ringside on a stretcher and loaded into an ambulance backstage, during which Piper was heard screaming in another language; included footage of Sting's appearance during the Luger vs. Giant match at Starrcade and the finish of the match; featured a closing with the nWo - WCW World Champion Hulk Hogan, Eric Bischoff, WCW Tag Team Champion Kevin Nash, Big Bubba, nWo Sting, Syxx, Buff Bagwell, Nick Patrick, Vincent, Michael Wallstreet, and Scott Norton - in which Hogan and Bischoff cut an in-ring promo on Hogan allegedly beating Piper at Starrcade and then beating down Piper and the Giant the previous week; moments later, the Giant appeared, took out all the nWo wrestlers and press slammed Patrick to the floor; the Giant then went after Hogan and then Bischoff until Hogan attacked Giant from behind with a steel chair, with the other nWo wrestlers holding the Giant as Hogan landed several shots with the weapon; eventually, Bischoff landed a kick to the Giant before the nWo left ringside; Hogan, Bischoff, and Nash then took the commentary headsets as Sting came out, said something to the Giant, and then used his baseball bat to point to the nWo; after Sting left ringside, Vincent was told to get the bat in the ring and land a few shots in on him; the Giant then came to, hit the chokeslam on Vincent, and fended off the nWo with the ball bat to close the broadcast:
Glacier pinned Bobby Eaton at 1:56 with the Cryonic Kick
Konnan (w/ Jimmy Hart) defeated Big Bubba in a Mexican strap match at 5:52 when Bubba knocked Konnan into the fourth and final corner with an uppercut; prior to the bout, footage was shown of Konnan and Bubba's altercations over the previous three weeks; it was announced prior to the match that the Giant would face WCW World Champion Hulk Hogan at Souled Out; after the contest, Bubba attacked Konnan and dropped him with the sidewalk slam
WCW TV Champion Lord Steven Regal fought Jim Duggan (sub. for Diamond Dallas Page) to a time-limit draw at 8:27 after Duggan knocked the champion out with a taped fist punch; during the bout, Eric Bischoff, Syxx, and WCW Tag Team Champion Kevin Nash came out to the commentary table, with Tony Schiavone & Larry Zbyzsko giving them their headsets and leaving; moments later, Bischoff implied Page had joined the nWo and was meeting with WCW Tag Team Champion Scott Hall; Bischoff then gave information on how women can enter the Miss nWo Contest, said he had signed the ideal candidate for the nWo and would release that information soon, and told Randy Savage to stop calling him; after the contest, Duggan waved a WCW flag inside the ring (Regal's first appearance with new theme music)
Hugh Morrus pinned Jim Powers (w/ Teddy Long) with the moonsault at 1:40 after catching Powers in mid-air and hitting a powerslam; prior to the bout, Schiavone & Zbyzsko returned to the broadcast booth
Rey Mysterio Jr. pinned Psychosis with the springboard hurricanrana at 6:43; during the bout, it was announced Jushin Liger defeated J-Cup Champion the Ultimo Dragon the previous week at the Tokyo Dome but Dragon was still the WCW Cruiserweight Champion; it was also announced Dragon would defend the Cruiserweight Title at the Clash of the Champions against Liger and that Rick & Scott Steiner would face WCW Tag Team Champions Kevin Nash & Scott Hall at Souled Out
Kevin Sullivan (w/ Jimmy Hart) pinned Chavo Guerrero Jr. at 2:17 with the Tree of Woe and double stomp; during the match, it was announced Sullivan would face Chris Benoit in a falls count anywhere match at the Clash of the Champions
WCW US Champion Eddie Guerrero pinned Alex Wright at 9:05 with a superplex and the frog splash; prior to the bout, footage was shown of Guerrero being attacked at Starrcade by Syxx; during the contest, it was announced Guerrero would face Syxx in a ladder match at Souled Out and that Chris Jericho would face Masahiro Chono; late in the match, Syxx appeared in the aisle, climbed a ladder, and showed off the stolen US title belt around his waist, distracting Guerrero; immediately after the contest, Guerrero chased Syxx backstage
Harlem Heat (w/ Sister Sherri) defeated Jacques Rougeau & Carl Ouelette (w/ Col. Rob Parker) at 4:06 when Booker pinned Rougeau with the Heat Bomb after Oulette accidentally hit Rougeau with the flagpole behind the referee's back
Lex Luger defeated Meng at 4:51 when a dazed referee Mark Curtis called for the bell after Luger put an interfering Barbarian in the Torture Rack

WCW @ Gainesville, GA - Georgia Mountains Center - January 8, 1997
WCW Saturday Night taping:
Scotty Riggs fought Jeff Jarrett to a no contest
The Renegade & Joe Gomez defeated Jim Powers & Bobby Walker
1/11/97:
Alex Wright defeated Super Calo
Ice Train (w/ Teddy Long) defeated Tombstone
Hugh Morrus (w/ Jimmy Hart) defeated the Cheetah Kid
Diamond Dallas Page defeated Bobby Eaton
Psychosis defeated WCW TV Champion Lord Steven Regal via disqualification
Mike Enos defeated Disco Inferno
La Parka defeated Scott Armstrong
Bobby Walker & Jim Powers (w/ Teddy Long) defeated the Renegade & Joe Gomez when Walker pinned Gomez
Rey Mysterio Jr. defeated Chavo Guerrero Jr. (Rey Mysterio: The Life of a Masked Man)
Harlem Heat (w/ Sister Sherri) defeated Jacques Rougeau & Carl Oulette (w/ Col. Rob Parker) when Booker pinned Rougeau
1/18/97:
Chavo Guerrero Jr. defeated JL
Konnan (w/ Jimmy Hart) fought Big Bubba to a double count-out in a chain match
WCW TV Champion Lord Steven Regal defeated Psychosis
Rick Steiner (w/ Scott Steiner) defeated Mike Enos
Jim Duggan defeated the Gambler
Bobby Eaton defeated Disco Inferno
WCW US Champion Eddie Guerrero fought Syxx to a no contest
Maxx (w/ Jimmy Hart) defeated Mark Starr
The Barbarian defeated Arn Anderson via disqualification
Lex Luger defeated Scott Norton

WCW @ New Orleans, LA - Superdome - January 13, 1997 (10,034)
Monday Nitro - featured an opening backstage segment in which the Giant stormed into the nWo dressing room, in an attempt to get at WCW World Champion Hulk Hogan, until he was forced out of the room by police and nWo members; during the segment, the Giant yelled "Coward" at Hogan after learning Hogan wasn't going to face him as scheduled at Souled Out; included the announcement that Arn Anderson would face the Barbarian, Lex Luger would face Scott Norton, and WCW TV Champion Lord Steven Regal would be in action on WCW Saturday night; featured the announcement that the WCW Executive Committee, in town for the NAPTE Convention, would make a ruling on the claim Hogan would not face the Giant at Souled Out; moments later, Eric Bischoff, Ted Dibiase, and Vincent came out, with Tony Schiavone & Larry Zbyzsko leaving the broadcast booth while the nWo members took their seats; during the incident, Zbyzsko told Bischoff that if he kept making bad decisions then he would be mowing Verne Gagne's lawn again; included a vignette on Sting attacking Jeff Jarrett and Rick Steiner after both spoke badly about him; featured an nWo vignette in which WCW Tag Team Champions Scott Hall & Kevin Nash cut a promo on facing Rick & Scott Steiner at Souled Out; Aaron Neville was shown in attendance:
Chavo Guerrero Jr. pinned Mr. JL at 4:17 with a moonsault onto a standing JL
Jim Duggan fought Super Calo to a no contest when Sting attacked Duggan before Calo's entrance and dropped him with the Scorpion Death Drop; prior to the contest, Gene Okerlund conducted an interview in the aisle with Duggan in which he discussed his standing up against the nWo and called out Sting for not siding with either WCW or the nWo
Chris Jericho pinned Sgt. Craig Pittman with a missile dropkick at 1:07; the match was said to be a stand-by match, subbing for Duggan vs. Calo
Harlem Heat (w/ Sister Sherri) defeated High Voltage at 4:06 when Booker T pinned Kenny Kaos following the Heat Seeker; during the bout, the Giant was shown again barging into the nWo dressing room, claiming Hogan gave him his word he would defend the title at Souled Out; moments later, after security again pulled the Giant out of the room, Hogan and Eric Bischoff made fun of the Giant for thinking he had a match without first having a contract
Diamond Dallas Page pinned Mark Starr with the Diamond Cutter at the 54-second mark; Eric Bischoff & Ted Dibiase did guest commentary for the match, with both claiming DDP was now a part of the nWo; after the contest, WCW Tag Team Champions Scott Hall & Kevin Nash came out and handed Page an nWo t-shirt; after putting on the shirt, Page dropped Hall with the Diamond Cutter and caused Nash to fall over the top to the floor before then celebrating in the crowd (The Very Best of Nitro)
Dean Malenko pinned WCW US Champion Eddie Guerrero in a non-title match at around the 12:15 mark with a powerbomb as Guerrero stood on the middle turnbuckle, distracted by Syxx who appeared on a ladder in the crowd mid-way through the match; prior to the bout, Schiavone & Zbyzsko returned to the commentary table; during the ring entrances, Schiavone announced the WCW Executive Committee was on their way to the arena, from the NAPTE Convention, to make a ruling in the Hogan vs. Giant match; during the contest, Schiavone said what Roddy Piper said following the attack by the nWo weeks earlier was Gaelic; moments later, it was announced the committee had ruled not only would Hogan face the Giant at Souled Out but the two would also wrestle later in the show; the finish was not show due to a technical glitch in the final seconds of the bout
Konnan (w/ Jimmy Hart) (sub. for Jim Duggan) pinned Super Calo at 2:59 with the cradle DDT; during the bout, it was announced a 6-man lucha libre match would take place at the Clash of the Champions
Jeff Jarrett pinned Chris Benoit (w/ Woman) at 3:33 when Steve McMichael accidentally hit Benoit in the back with the haliburton during a struggle over the weapon with Debra; prior to the bout, Kevin Sullivan cut a promo in front of a chess set in which he said he was going to take "the (chess) board" back the following week in Chicago, then slapped the chess pieces off the boat; during the match, it was announced the match later in the show between the Giant and Hogan would be a non-title match because you have to give the champion 48 hours notice before a title match; mid-way through the contest, McMichael, Debra, and Arn Anderson appeared ringside; after the contest, Michael and Anderson were upset over the loss while Debra was happy; moments later, Gene Okerlund conducted an interview in the aisle with Benoit, Woman, Anderson, McMichael, and Debra in which Benoit claimed McMichael "fumbled the ball" and then said he didn't care if Debra badmouthed him or the Horsemen but badmouthing Woman would get her in trouble; McMichael then apologized for his actions, with Benoit then asking Anderson where Ric Flair was; Anderson then said Flair wanted them to work it out on their own, with Benoit telling McMichael to shape up; moments later, Anderson stepped between Benoit and McMichael before McMichael and Debra went backstage; Benoit and Woman then left after Benoit said he had pulled his weight and expected the rest of the group to do the same
Scotty Riggs pinned Billy Kidman with a fishermans suplex at 2:16 after avoiding Kidman's Shooting Star Press, moments after Marcus Alexander Bagwell appeared at the entranceway to watch the contest; during the match, it was announced Riggs would face Bagwell at Souled Out
Lex Luger defeated Rick Fuller via submission with the Torture Rack at 2:57; after the bout, the Giant appeared in the entranceway, with he and Luger circling one another before Luger went backstage and the Giant went out to the ring; moments later, Okerlund conducted an in-ring interview with the Giant regarding his match later in the show against Hogan
Rick Steiner (w/ Scott Steiner) defeated Arn Anderson via count-out at 2:59 when Anderson walked backstage after he couldn't get any members of the Horsemen to come out and help him; during the bout, it was announced TNT would air the remainder of the Hogan vs. Giant match during the commercial breaks of "The New Adventures of Robin Hood" immediately after Nitro goes off the air; Anderson motioned to the dressing room for the other Horsemen to come out with the commentary team saying there was a shouting match backstage involving the Horsemen; after the bout, Okerlund conducted an in-ring interview with the Steiners regarding their title shot against Hall & Nash at Souled Out (Scott's first appearance after a 5-month absence)
The Giant defeated WCW World Champion Hulk Hogan (w/ Ted Dibiase) via disqualification in a non-title match when the nWo interfered as the Giant set Hogan up for the chokeslam, with the Giant easily clearing the ring; only the opening minute aired during Nitro, with the remainder of the match being shown, on tape delay, during the first two commercial breaks of the premiere episode of "The New Adventures of Robin Hood"

WCW @ Chicago, IL - United Center - January 20, 1997 (17,000)
Monday Nitro:
Chris Jericho pinned Alex Wright with a forward roll
Scotty Riggs defeated nWo Sting via disqualification
Arn Anderson & Steve McMichael defeated WCW US Champion Eddie Guerrero & Jeff Jarrett
WCW Cruiserweight Champion the Ultimo Dragon pinned Dean Malenko
WCW TV Champion Lord Steven Regal defeated Jacques Rougeau via disqualification
Kevin Sullivan defeated Chris Benoit
Jim Duggan pinned Carl Oulette
Masahiro Chono defeated Dave Taylor via submission with the STF
WCW Tag Team Champion Scott Hall pinned Booker T with the Outsider's Edge
Lex Luger defeated Stevie Ray via submission with the Torture Rack
Dark match after the show: Lex Luger defeated WCW World Champion Hulk Hogan via disqualification

Clash of the Champions XXXIV - Milwaukee, WI - Wisconsin Center - January 21, 1997 (6,800)
Ice Train defeated Mark Starr
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

WCW @ Green Bay, WI - Brown County Arena - January 22, 1997
WCW Saturday Night taping:
Chris Benoit defeated Jim Powers
WCW US Champion Eddie Guerrero defeated Devon Storm
Kevin Sullivan defeated Prince Iaukea
Masahiro Chono defeated Sgt. Buddy Lee Parker
1/25/97:
Jim Duggan defeated Disco Inferno
The Ultimo Dragon (w/ Sonny Onoo) defeated JL
High Voltage defeated Ace Darling & Devon Storm when Kenny Kaos pinned Darling
Chris Jericho defeated Super Calo
Dave Taylor defeated Bobby Eaton
Meng, the Barbarian, & Hugh Morrus (w/ Jimmy Hart) defeated Arn Anderson & Steve McMichael (w/ Debra McMichael) via disqualification when Jeff Jarrett interfered
Diamond Dallas Page defeated Mark Starr
Scotty Riggs defeated the Gambler
WCW TV Champion Lord Steven Regal defeated Chavo Guerrero Jr. via submission with the Regal Stretch
Public Enemy defeated Harlem Heat (w/ Sister Sherri) via disqualification
2/1/97:
Glacier defeated Ace Darling
Jacques Rougeau & Carl Ouelette (w/ Col. Rob Parker) defeated High Voltage when Oulette pinned Rage
Disco Inferno defeated Trevor Allen
Alex Wright defeated Sgt. Buddy Lee Parker
Konnan defeated Sgt. Craig Pittman
The Ultimo Dragon (w/ Sonny Onoo) defeated Super Calo
Lex Luger defeated La Parka
Harlem Heat (w/ Sister Sherri) defeated Public Enemy when Booker T pinned Rocco Rock

Souled Out 97 - Cedar Rapids, IA - Five Seasons Center - January 25, 1997 (5,120)
Pay-per-view bouts - featured Eric Bischoff & Ted Dibiase on commentary:
Masahiro Chono pinned Chris Jericho with a boot to the face
Big Bubba defeated Hugh Morrus in a Mexican Death match
Jeff Jarrett pinned Michael Wallstreet after Steve McMichael interfered and hit Wallstreet with his Halliburton
Buff Bagwell defeated Scotty Riggs
Scott Norton defeated Diamond Dallas Page via count-out
Rick & Scott Steiner defeated WCW Tag Team Champions Kevin Nash & Scott Hall to win the titles
WCW US Champion Eddie Guerrero defeated Syxx in a ladder match at 13:48 when, after both men grabbed hold of the belt and unstrapped it, Guerrero hit Syxx with the title, knocking him off the ladder; during his ring entrance, Guerrero was introduced over the PA as "wrestling's jumping bean;" after the match, Guerrero left through the crowd (The Rise and Fall of WCW, Ladder Match 2: Crash & Burn)
The Giant fought WCW World Champion Hulk Hogan (w/ Vincent) to a no contest at around the 10-minute mark; prior to the match, Hogan was escorted to the ring by Nate Newton, Ray Donaldson, & George Teague of the Dallas Cowboys; late in the match, the Giant dropped the champion with the chokeslam but referee Nick Patrick refused to count Hogan down for 3, with the Giant then dropping Patrick with the chokeslam; moments later, the Giant fought off Buff Bagwell, Vincent, Michael Wallstreet, and Big Bubba by dropping each of them with chokeslams; Eric Bischoff eventually left the commentary area to hand Hogan a nWo guitar; as the Giant attempted the chokeslam on Syxx, Hogan smashed the guitar over the Giant's back and then smashed a wooden chair over him as well; moments later, Hogan, Scott Hall, Kevin Nash, Syxx, & Ted Dibiase celebrated in the ring as the fans chanted "We want Sting;" the Giant was then spraypainted by Hogan (Hulk Hogan: The Unreleased Archives)

WCW @ Des Moines, IA - Veterans Memorial Auditorium - January 27, 1997 (3,970)
Monday Nitro:
Rick & Scott Steiner defeated Meng & the Barbarian
The Giant defeated Roadblock
Jeff Jarrett defeated WCW US Champion Eddie Guerrero via disqualification
The Ultimo Dragon defeated Billy Pearl
Lex Luger defeated Ron Powers
Arn Anderson & Steve McMichael defeated Jacques Rougeau & Carl Ouelette
WCW Tag Team Champions Scott Hall & Kevin Nash defeated Ace Darling & Devon Storm
Kevin Sullivan defeated Joe Gomez
Dean Malenko defeated Jerry Flynn
Hugh Morrus defeated Chris Benoit
The Giant defeated WCW World Champion Hulk Hogan via disqualification

WCW @ Kansas City, KS - Memorial Hall - January 31, 1997
The Renegade defeated Terry Taylor
Syxx & Vincent defeated High Voltage
Alex Wright defeated WCW TV Champion Lord Steven Regal; Regal retained the belt since it was only on the line for the first 15 minutes
Jeff Jarrett defeated Big Bubba
Lex Luger & the Giant defeated Meng & the Barbarian

WCW @ West Plains, MO - Civic Center - February 1, 1997
Syxx & Vincent defeated High Voltage
The Renegade defeated Terry Taylor
Jeff Jarrett defeated Big Bubba
WCW TV Champion Lord Steven Regal defeated Alex Wright
Lex Luger defeated Meng & the Barbarian in a handicap match

WCW @ Cape Girradeau, MO - Show Me Center - February 2, 1997 (2,709)
The Renegade defeated Terry Taylor
Syxx & Vincent defeated High Voltage
WCW TV Champion Lord Steven Regal defeated Alex Wright
Jeff Jarrett defeated Syxx
Lex Luger & the Giant defeated Meng & the Barbarian

WCW @ Memphis, TN - Mid-South Coliseum - February 3, 1997
Monday Nitro:
The Ultimo Dragon defeated Rey Mendoza Jr.
Glacier defeated Billy Kidman
Ice Train defeated La Parka
Harlem Heat fought Rick & Scott Steiner to a double disqualification
WCW Cruiserweight Champion Dean Malenko defeated Mike Enos
Diamond Dallas Page pinned the Renegade at 2:03 with a Diamond Cutter from the middle turnbuckle; after the bout, WCW Tag Team Champions Kevin Nash & Scott Hall appeared at the entranceway with lead pipes in their hands; moments later, Sting and Randy Savage were shown in the crowd; Page then grabbed a steel chair to protect himself from possibly all four men; Hall and Nash eventually went backstage, with Savage disappearing as well
Alex Wright defeated Super Calo
Konnan defeated Chris Benoit via disqualification
Jeff Jarrett defeated Steve McMichael via disqualification

WCW @ Jackson, TN - February 4, 1997 (2,000)
WCW Saturday Night taping:
The Ultimo Dragon defeated Rey Mendoza Jr.
Alex Wright defeated Billy Pearl
Ice Train defeated the Gambler
Alex Wright defeated Rey Mendoza Jr.
2/8/97:
Villano IV defeated Pat Tanaka
The Ultimo Dragon (w/ Sonny Onoo) defeated the Cheetah Kid
Jeff Jarrett defeated Hugh Morrus
The Barbarian & Meng defeated Jerry Flynn & Mark Starr when Barbarian pinned Flynn
Ron Powers defeated Bunkhouse Buck
Maxx defeated JL
Konnan (w/ Jimmy Hart) defeated Billy Pearl
Roadblock defeated Sgt. Buddy Lee Parker
Alex Wright defeated Devon Storm
WCW US Champion Eddie Guerrero fought WCW Cruiserweight Champion Dean Malenko to a time-limit draw
2/15/97:
Rick & Scott Steiner defeated Bunkhouse Buck & Mike Enos when Scott pinned Buck
Maxx defeated Chavo Guerrero Jr.
Roadblock defeated Sledgehammer (Tombstone)
Super Calo defeated JL
Diamond Dallas Page defeated Devon Storm
Chris Benoit (w/ Woman) defeated Billy Pearl via submission
Harlem Heat (w/ Sister Sherri) defeated High Voltage when Booker T pinned Kenny Kaos
Jeff Jarrett defeated Villano IV
Hugh Morrus defeated Prince Iaukea
WCW US Champion Eddie Guerrero defeated Konnan (w/ Jimmy Hart) via disqualification

WCW @ Orlando, FL - Universal Studios - February 6, 1997
Pro taping:
Jacques Rougeau & Carl Oulette defeated Public Enemy via disqualification
The Ultimo Dragon defeated Steve Armstrong
Chris Benoit defeated JL
Steve McMichael defeated Mark Starr
JL defeated the Cheetah Kid
Glacier defeated Jerry Flynn
3/2/97 - included the Konnan vs. Villano IV and Glacier vs. Ultimo Dragon matches taped 2/7/97 at Disney / MGM:
Hugh Morrus defeated Hardbody Harrison
Bunkhouse Buck & Mike Enos defeated Southern Posse
JL defeated Billy Kidman
3/9/97:
Konnan (w/ Jimmy Hart) defeated Super Calo
The Renegade & Joe Gomez defeated Sgt. Craig Pittman & Sgt. Buddy Lee Parker
Jim Duggan defeated Rex King
3/16/97:
Alex Wright defeated Pat Tanaka
Harlem Heat defeated Bunkhouse Buck & Mike Enos
Ice Train defeated Maxx
Jim Powers & Bobby Walker defeated the Renegade & Joe Gomez
Rick & Scott Steiner fought Meng & the Barbarian to a double count-out
3/23/97:
La Parka defeated JL
Jacques Rougeau & Carl Oulette defeated Southern Posse
Kevin Sullivan (w/ Jacqueline) defeated the Cheetah Kid
Meng & the Barbarian defeated High Voltage
The Ultimo Dragon (w/ Sonny Onoo) defeated Alex Wright

WCW @ Orlando, FL - Universal Studios - February 7, 1997
Pro taping:
Meng & the Barbarian defeated Scott & Steve Armstrong
Disco Inferno defeated Billy Kidman
WCW US Champion Eddie Guerrero defeated Jeff Jarrett via disqualification
Dave Taylor defeated Robbie Brookside
Billy Kidman defeated JL
Chris Benoit defeated Mark Starr
WCW US Champion Dean Malenko defeated Rex King
Steve McMichael defeated Alex Wright
Rick & Scott Steiner defeated Scott & Steve Armstrong
WCW US Champion Eddie Guerrero defeated Jeff Jarrett
The Ultimo Dragon defeated Pat Tanaka
Jacques Rougeau & Carl Oulette defeated Robbie Brookside & Doc Dean
Jim Powers & Bobby Walker defeated KC Thunder & Johnny Swinger
3/2/97: Konnan defeated Villano IV
3/2/97: Glacier defeated the Ultimo Dragon (w/ Sonny Onoo) via disqualification
3/30/97:
Glacier defeated Sgt. Buddy Lee Parker
Hugh Morrus defeated Jerry Flynn
Ice Train defeated Bunkhouse Buck
WCW Cruiserweight Champion Dean Malenko fought WCW TV Champion Lord Steven Regal to a time-limit draw; Regal was not champion by the time the match aired and was not recognized as such during the contest
4/6/97 - featured the Chris Benoit vs. Jim Powers match taped 2/8/97 at Disney / MGM:
Steve McMichael defeated Bobby Eaton
High Voltage defeated Southern Posse
Kevin Sullivan (w/ Jacqueline) defeated Chavo Guerrero Jr.
Alex Wright defeated Doc Dean

WCW @ Orlando, FL - Universal Studios - February 8, 1997
Pro taping:
Glacier defeated Pat Tanaka
Jeff Jarrett defeated Maxx
WCW US Champion Eddie Guerrero defeated Chris Benoit via disqualification
WCW Cruiserweight Champion Dean Malenko defeated Bobby Eaton
Steve McMichael defeated Kevin Sullivan via disqualification
La Parka defeated Mark Starr
Glacier defeated Billy Kidman
Dave Taylor defeated Steve Armstrong
Harlem Heat defeated the Renegade & Joe Gomez
Mike Enos defeated Robbie Brookside
Public Enemy defeated High Voltage and Jacques Rougeau & Carl Oulette
Hugh Morrus defeated Jerry Flynn
Bobby Eaton defeated Sgt. Buddy Lee Parker
Disco Inferno defeated Scott Armstrong
Hugh Morrus defeated the Renegade
Bobby Eaton defeated Dave Taylor
4/6/97: Chris Benoit defeated Jim Powers
4/13/97 - preempted by Atlanta Braves baseball on TBS
4/20/97 - preempted by Atlanta Braves baseball on TBS
4/27/97:
Konnan defeated Johnny Swinger
Ice Train defeated La Parka
WCW TV Champion Lord Steven Regal defeated Doc Dean
Chavo Guerrero Jr. defeated Prince Iaukea
5/4/97:
Konnan defeated Villano IV
Kevin Sullivan (w/ Jacqueline) defeated Doc Dean
Prince Iaukea defeated Adrian Byrd
Chris Benoit defeated Bunkhouse Buck
Jeff Jarrett defeated Sgt. Craig Pittman
Harlem Heat defeated Jacques Rougeau & Carl Oulette

WCW @ Jacksonville, FL - Coliseum - February 10, 1997
Monday Nitro:
WCW Cruiserweight Champion Dean Malenko defeated WCW US Champion Eddie Guerrero via count-out after Guerrero became distracted by Syxx at ringside
The Giant pinned Ron Powers
Rick & Scott Steiner defeated High Voltage when Scott pinned Rage
WCW Tag Team Champions Scott Hall & Kevin Nash defeated the Extreme
Rey Mysterio Jr. fought WCW TV Champion Lord Steven Regal to a time-limit draw
Kevin Sullivan pinned Maverick Wild
Hugh Morrus pinned Alex Wright
Chris Benoit & Steve McMichael defeated Jeff Jarrett & Chavo Guerrero Jr.

WCW @ Orlando, FL - Universal Studios - February 11, 1997
Worldwide taping:
Glacier defeated the Cheetah Kid
JL defeated Super Calo
JL defeated Robbie Brookside
Hugh Morrus defeated Joe Gomez
Konnan defeaed La Parka
Mark Starr defeated Jerry Lynn
3/8/97 - featured Tony Schiavone & Bobby Heenan on commentary:
Disco Inferno defeated Hardbody Harrison via submission at 3:54 with the Last Dance
WCW TV Champion Prince Iaukea pinned Doc Dean in a non-title match at 2:11 with a crossbody off the top; Iaukea did not have the title belt as he had not won it at the time of the taping
Alex Wright pinned Sgt. Craig Pittman at 1:59 with a crucifix
Dean Malenko defeated JL via submission at 3:26 with the Texas Cloverleaf; Malenko was WCW Cruiserweight Champion at the time of the taping but did not appear with the title belt
Public Enemy defeated Meng & the Barbarian (w/ Jimmy Hart) at 5:39 when Rocco Rock pinned Meng with a sunset flip, moments after Hart threw his megaphone to Meng
3/15/97 - featured Tony Schiavone & Bobby Heenan on commentary:
Bobby Walker (w/ Teddy Long) pinned Jerry Flynn at 3:37 with a flying double chop off the top Jacques Rougeau & Carl Oulette (w/ Col. Rob Parker) defeated Super Calo & Villano IV at 2:28 when Oulette pinned Calo with a legdrop off the top as Rougeau applied a Boston Crab
Jeff Jarrett defeated Maxx via submission at 2:58 with the figure-4
Bobby Eaton pinned Dave Taylor at 2:30 with a backslide after avoiding a European uppercut
Dean Malenko defeated Lord Steven Regal via disqualification at 6:51 when Regal threw Malenko over the top rope; Regal was WCW TV Champion and Malenko was WCW Cruiserweight Champion at the time of the taping, with neither bringing their titles to the ring and neither introduced as champion
3/22/97 - featured Tony Schiavone & Bobby Heenan on commentary; included Lee Marshall conducting a backstage interview with Harlem Heat, along with Sister Sherri, who claimed her team was born to hold the WCW Tag Team Titles and the Heat were upset that they hadn't been granted a title match; featured Marshall conducting a backstage interview with Jacques Rougeau & Carl Oulette, who claimed they were Canada's greatest tag team and vowed to win the WCW Tag Team Titles:
Rick & Scott Steiner defeated Rick Thames & Sonny Trout at 3:30 when Scott pinned Thames after the bulldog off the top double team; after the bout, Scott fed Rick a dog biscuit
Chris Benoit (w/ Woman) fought Eddie Guerrero to a no contest when Benoit attacked Guerrero before the bell and continued to assault his knee on the arena floor; Guerrero was WCW US Champion at the time of the taping but did not bring the title to the ring and was not announced as such
Glacier pinned Robbie Brookside at 1:23 with the Cryonic Kick as Brookside came off the top
Jim Duggan pinned Maxx at 3:29 with the taped-fist punch
Kevin Sullivan (w/ Jacqueline & Jimmy Hart) pinned Chavo Guerrero Jr. at 2:15 with the double stomp
Dean Malenko defeated Ultimo Dragon (w/ Sonny Onoo) via disqualification at 9:02 when Onoo kicked Malenko in the back of the head as he was applying the Texas Cloverleaf; Malenko was WCW Cruiserweight Champion at the time of the taping, but did not bring the title to the ring and was not introduced as champion
3/29/97: Disco Inferno defeated Sgt. Buddy Lee Parker
4/20/97:
Chris Benoit defeated Rick Fuller
WCW Cruiserweight Champion Dean Malenko defeated Scott Armstrong
Kevin Sullivan defeated Johnny Swinger
Jeff Jarrett defeated La Parka
Rick & Scott Steiner fought Harlem Heat to a double disqualification

WCW @ Orlando, FL - Universal Studios - February 12, 1997
Television taping:
Glacier defeated Jerry Lynn
High Voltage defeated Southern Posse
Joe Gomez & the Renegade defeated Steve & Scott Armstrong
Kevin Sullivan defeated the Cheetah Kid
Madusa defeated Molly McShane
JL defeated Sgt. Buddy Lee Parker
Billy Kidman defeated Jerry Flynn
WCW US Champion Eddie Guerrero defeated Hugh Morrus
Jacques Rougeau & Carl Oulette defeated Doc Dean & Robbie Brookside
Hugh Morrus defeated the Cheetah Kid
Public Enemy defeated High Voltage
JL defeated Johnny Swinger
Konnan defeated Steve Armstrong
Disco Inferno defeated Jerry Lynn
Ice Train defeated Bunkhouse Buck
Ernest Miller defeated Sgt. Buddy Lee Parker
WCW US Champion Eddie Guerrero fought WCW Cruiserweight Champion Dean Malenko to a draw
Ernest Miller defeated Johnny Swinger
Konnan defeated La Parka
Worldwide - 4/13/97 - featured the Glacier vs. Ernest Miller match taped ?/? at Disney / MGM:
La Parka defeated Super Calo
Jim Powers (w/ Teddy Long) defeated Hardbody Harrison
Jeff Jarrett defeated Johnny Swinger
Madusa defeated Molly McShane
Scott & Steve Armstrong defeated Southern Posse
Meng & the Barbarian (w/ Jimmy Hart) defeated Jacques Rougeau & Carl Ouelette (w/ Col. Rob Parker) when Meng pinned Oulette

NJPW @ Tokyo, Japan - Sumo Hall - February 16, 1997 (11,000)
Tatsuhito Takaiwa & Yutaka Yoshie defeated Kazuyuki Fujita & Shinjiro Ohtani at 12:08 when Fujita submitted to Takaiwa
Chris Jericho & Scotty Riggs defeated Norio Honaga & El Samurai at 9:05 when Jericho pinned Honaga
Osamu Nishimura, Takashi Iizuka, & Junji Hirata defeated Akitoshi Saito, Akira Nogami, & Kuniaki Kobayashi at 11:16 when Kobayashi submitted to Iizuka
Michiyoshi Ohara & Tatsutoshi Goto defeated Hiro Saito & Hiroyoshi Tenzan at 12:44 when Ohara pinned Saito
J Crown Champion Jushin Liger pinned Koji Kanemoto at 19:26
Scott Norton, Buff Bagwell, & Masahiro Chono beat Riki Choshu, Kensuke Sasaki, & Tadao Yasuda at 9:50 when Norton pinned Yasuda
The Great Muta pinned Shiro Koshinaka at 12:43
IWGP Tag Team Champions Tatsumi Fujinami & Kengo Kimura defeated Manabu Nakanishi & Satoshi Kojima at 14:41 when Kimura pinned Nakanishi
IWGP Champion Shinya Hashimoto pinned Kazuo Yamazaki at 18:55

WCW @ Tampa, FL - Fairgrounds - February 17, 1997
Joe Gomez vs. Lazertron
Monday Nitro - included the announcement that Jeff Jarrett would face Konnan, Ice Train would face Super Calo, and Rey Mysterio Jr. would face Villano IV the following weekend on WCW Saturday Night:
Rey Mysterio Jr. defeated Super Calo
Steve McMichael defeated Hugh Morrus
Public Enemy defeated Jacques Rougeau & Carl Oulette
Prince Iaukea pinned WCW TV Champion Lord Steven Regal to win the title with a crucifix at 3:30 after Regal became distracted by Rey Mysterio Jr. at ringside; prior to the bout, Gene Okerlund conducted an interview with Regal in the aisle regarding his upcoming title defense Sunday at SuperBrawl against Mysterio, during which Regal said Mysterio should stay at home with the other six dwarfs; Mysterio appeared ringside during the closing moments after Regal repeatedly gestured for him to appear; after the bout, Iaukea celebrated in the aisle with Teddy Long, Public Enemy, and WCW US Champion Eddie Guerrero
Randy Anderson defeated Nick Patrick; pre-match stipulations stated Anderson would regain his referee job if he won the match
Chris Benoit defeated Roadblock
Kevin Sullivan defeated Doc Dean
WCW US Champion Eddie Guerrero defeated Konnan via disqualification at 6:04 when Meng & the Barbarian interfered and attacked the champion after he knocked Konnan off the top and landed the frog splash; after the bout, Chris Jericho helped make the save, with Guerrero and Jericho shaking hands before the two left ringside
The Giant defeated Top Gun & Johnny Swinger
Chris Jericho defeated Jeff Jarrett

WCW @ Ft. Pierce, FL - St. Lucie County Civic Center - February 18, 1997
WCW Saturday Night taping:
Ice Train defeated La Parka
Chris Benoit defeated Roadblock
High Voltage defeated Doc Dean & Robbie Brookside
2/22/97:
Rey Mysterio Jr. defeated Villano IV
WCW Cruiserweight Champion Dean Malenko defeated Mark Starr
WCW TV Champion Prince Iaukea defeated Jerry Flynn
Kevin Sullivan (w/ Jimmy Hart & Jaqueline) defeated Johnny Swinger
Diamond Dallas Page defeated Bunkhouse Buck
WCW US Champion Eddie Guerrero defeated Jim Powers
Harlem Heat (w/ Sister Sherri) defeated Doc Dean & Robbie Brookside when Booker T pinned Brooksdie
Chris Benoit (w/ Woman) defeated Rick Fuller
Jeff Jarrett defeated Konnan (w/ Jimmy Hart) via disqualification
3/1/97:
The Barbarian & Meng defeated High Voltage
La Parka defeated Mark Starr
Chris Jericho defeated Bunkhouse Buck
Jim Powers & Bobby Walker defeated Doc Dean & Robbie Brookside when Walker pinned Brookside
Hugh Morrus defeated Top Gun
Juventud Guerrera defeated Rey Mendoza Jr.
Scotty Riggs defeated Super Calo
WCW US Champion Eddie Guerrero defeated Lazertron (Hector Guerrero)
Public Enemy defeated Jacques Rougeau & Carl Oulette (w/ Col. Rob Parker) via disqualification when Parker prevented the Public Enemy from hitting the Drive By

SuperBrawl VII - San Francisco, CA - Cow Palace - February 23, 1997 (13,324; announced as a sell out)
Hugh Morrus defeated Joe Gomez
The Ultimo Dragon defeated Pat Tanaka
Pay-per-view bouts - featured an opening segment in which Roddy Piper was shown leaving Alcatraz prison after being inside a week while preparing for his match against WCW World Champion Hulk Hogan; included Tony Schiavone, Dusty Rhodes, & Bobby Heenan on commentary; the first WCW pay-per-view shown in Australia; featured Gene Okerlund interviewing Diamond Dallas Page backstage about which member of the nWo he would be facing later in the night, during which time Okerlund confirmed his opponent would be Buff Bagwell; included Okerlund interviewing the Giant backstage about facing Scott Hall & Kevin Nash later in the show in a handicap match:
Syxx pinned WCW Cruiserweight Champion Dean Malenko to win the title at 12:02 when Syxx hit Malenko with the title belt after a tug-of-war over the belt with WCW US Champion Eddie Guerrero, who came out late in the match to prevent the challenger from using the weapon; Syxx came to the ring in possession of the belt after stealing it from Malenko weeks earlier
Konnan, La Parka, & Villano IV defeated Juventud Guerrera, Ciclope, & Super Calo at 8:54 when Konnan pinned Guerrera with the sit-down crucifix powerbomb; Guerrera seemingly kicked out at 2 but the decision stood; Mike Tenay did guest commentary for the bout
WCW TV Champion Prince Iaukea pinned Rey Mysterio Jr. at 8:57 after Lord Steven Regal came out, pulled Mysterio off the apron - causing Mysterio to hit his face on the aprong - and shoved him back inside the ring; after the bout, Iaukea, not wanting to win under those circumstances, handed the title belt to Mysterio who later handed it back
Diamond Dallas Page defeated Buff Bagwell via disqualification at 9:46 when WCW Cruiserweight Champion Syxx, Vincent, Michael Wallstreet, and Nick Patrick rushed the ring after Bagwell sustained the Diamond Cutter, with Page then leaving through the crowd
WCW US Champion Eddie Guerrero pinned Chris Jericho with a crucifix into a sunset flip at 12:04; after the bout, the two men shook hands (Viva La Raza: The Legacy of Eddie Guerrero)
Public Enemy defeated the Barbarian & Meng and Harlem Heat (w/ Sister Sherri) at 7:45 when Rocco Rock pinned Barbarian when, after the Barbarian caught Rocco in mid-air as he attempted a somersault splash off the top, Grunge came off the top sending Rocco on top for the win
Jeff Jarrett pinned Steve McMichael (w/ Debra) at 8:13 when Debra threw the steel briefcase over her head behind her into the ring, as McMichael tried to get at it, with Jarrett then hitting him with the weapon; due to pre-match stipulations, Jarrett became a member of the Four Horsemen
Chris Benoit (w/ Woman) pinned Kevin Sullivan (w/ Jacquiline & Jimmy Hart) in a death match at 8:34 following a headbutt off the top as Sullivan was laid across a table in the ring, with Jacquiline covering Sullivan; Woman and Jacquiline were strapped together for much of the match; after the bout, Arn Anderson was seen near the entranceway watching; moments later, Paul Orndorff, Terry Taylor, and Lee Marshal came out to check on Benoit, Sullivan, and Jacquiline, who were then taken backstage on stretchers and loaded into the back of ambulances
Lex Luger & the Giant defeated WCW Tag Team Champions Kevin Nash & Scott Hall (w/ WCW Cruiserweight Champion Syxx) to win the titles at 8:53 when Nash submitted to Luger's Torture Rack; the Giant wrestled the match as a handicap match, since Eric Bischoff didn't allow Luger to compete due to having a cast on his hand following an injury, but Luger appeared at the 8-minute mark, shoving Bischoff out of the way in the aisle; after the bout, the Giant hit the chokeslam on Hall and had referee Marc Curtis count Hall down for 3
WCW World Champion Hulk Hogan (w/ Ted Dibiase) pinned Roddy Piper at 11:00 after hitting him with a foreign object placed in his hand by Randy Savage, who appeared ringside mid-way through the bout; early in the bout, Piper fought off Vincent and Michael Wallstreet; Sting and Savage appeared mid-way through, with Savage coming ringside as Sting went backstage; Piper thought he had won, and the bell rang, at 10:14 with the sleeper but Hogan's foot was outside the ring; after the bout, Hogan and Savage double teamed Piper, with Savage dropping the flying elbowsmash on Piper three times as Hogan held him down

WCW @ Sacramento, CA - Arco Arena - February 24, 1997
Monday Nitro:
Public Enemy defeated Jeff Jarrett & Steve McMichael
Jim Duggan defeated Galaxy
Hugh Morrus defeated Joe Gomez
Ice Train defeated La Parka
The Barbarian & Meng defeated WCW US Champion Eddie Guerrero & Chris Jericho
Rey Mysterio Jr. defeated Juventud Guerrera
WCW TV Champion Prince Iaukea defeated Pat Tanaka
The Ultimo Dragon defeated Dean Malenko via disqualification
Diamond Dallas Page defeated Dave Taylor via count-out

WCW @ Columbia, SC - Township Auditorium - March 1, 1997
Bobby Eaton pinned Disco Inferno with a roll up
WCW US Champion Eddie Guerrero pinned Dean Malenko with a reverse roll up after avoiding the Texas Cloverleaf
Rey Mysterio Jr. fought Lord Steven Regal to a time-limit draw
Chavo Guerrero Jr. defeated Konnan via forfiet when Konnan did not appear
Buff Bagwell fought Rick Steiner to a no contest; Bagwell and referee Nick Patrick bragged about Steiner not appearing, with Steiner then coming out and hitting Bagwell over the back with a steel chair; moments later, Patrick helped Bagwell backstage
Lex Luger & the Giant defeated the Barbarian & Meng when the Barbarian submitted to Luger's Torture Rack
Diamond Dallas Page pinned Randy Savage in an unadvertised match with a Diamond Cutter from the middle turnbuckle; after the bout, Scott Norton and WCW Tag Team Champion Scott Hall attacked Page until Chris Benoit & Jeff Jarrett made the save
Chris Benoit & Jeff Jarrett (sub. for Arn Anderson) defeated Scott Norton (sub. for WCW Tag Team Champion Kevin Nash) & WCW Tag Team Champion Scott Hall when Jarrett pinned Hall with an inside cradle

WCW @ Atlanta, GA - Omni - March 3, 1997 (13,693)
The last WCW event held at the venue
Ernest Miller pinned Yugi Nagata with a kick off the ropes
Monday Nitro:
Konnan & Hugh Morrus defeated Jeff Jarrett & Steve McMichael (w/ Debra) when Konnan pinned McMichael after Jarrett accidentally hit his partner with the steel briefcase
Diamond Dallas Page pinned Rick Fuller with the Diamond Cutter
Juventud Guerrera pinned Ray Mendoza Jr. with the 450 splash
Dean Malenko pinned Mike Enos with a small package
WCW US Champion Eddie Guerrero pinned the Ultimo Dragon with a crossbody
Scotty Riggs defeated Michael Wallstreet via disqualification when Buff Bagwell attacked Riggs as he had Wallstreet covered following the flying forearm
Rey Mysterio Jr. pinned JL with the hurricanrana
Lex Luger & the Giant fought Rick & Scott Steiner to a no contest when the nWo interfered

WCW @ Rome, GA - March 4, 1997
WCW Saturday Night taping:
Jim Duggan defeated Dave Taylor
Konnan, La Parka, & Villano IV defeated Hector Guerrero, Galaxy, & Chavo Guerrero Jr.
Mike Whitney defeated Hardbody Harrison
Chris Jericho defeated Pat Tanaka
The Renegade & Joe Gomez defeated Larry Santo & Mark Starr
3/8/97:
Jim Duggan defeated Dave Taylor
Roadblock defeated Larry Santo
Ice Train (w/ Teddy Long) defeated Sgt. Buddy Lee Parker
WCW TV Champion Prince Iaukea defeated Super Calo
Glacier defeated JL
Harlem Heat (w/ Sister Sherri) defeated Jim Powers & Bobby Walker when Booker T pinned Powers
Diamond Dallas Page defeated Billy Kidman
Kevin Sullivan (w/ Jimmy Hart & Jacqueline) defeated Tim Cheeks
Public Enemy defeated Galaxy & La Parka when Johnny Grunge pinned Galaxy
Lex Luger defeated Maxx
3/15/97:
WCW US Champion Eddie Guerrero defeated Sgt. Craig Pittman
High Voltage defeated Chavo Guerrero Jr. & Billy Kidman when Kenny Kaos pinned Guerrero
Chris Jericho defeated Mark Starr
Bobby Eaton defeated Dean Malenko via disqualification
WCW TV Champion Prince Iaukea defeated Juventud Guerrera
Roadblock defeated Rick Fuller
Jeff Jarrett defeated JL
Hugh Morrus defeated Villano IV
Konnan (w/ Jimmy Hart) defeated Tony Carr
Public Enemy defeated Bunkhouse Buck & Mike Enos when Rocco Rock pinned Buck
Harlem Heat (w/ Sister Sherri) defeated Joe Gomez & the Renegade via disqualification when Public Enemy interfered

NJPW @ Niigata, Japan - Gymnasium - March 5, 1997 (4,000)
The Black Cat pinned Kazuyuki Fujita at 8:33
Kuniaki Kobayashi pinned Norio Honaga at 9:42
Akira Nogami & Akitoshi Saito defeated Osamu Nishimura & Yutaka Yoshie at 10:49 when Nogami pinned Yoshie
Jushin Liger, Chris Benoit, & El Samurai defeated Koji Kanemoto, Shinjiro Otani, & Tatsuhito Takaiwa at 19:26 when Benoit pinned Takaiwa
Steven Regal, Meng, & the Barbarian defeated Shinya Hashimoto, Junji Hirata, & Tadao Yasuda at 13:37 when Meng pinned Yasuda
Riki Choshu, Kazuo Yamazaki, & Osamu Kido defeated Shiro Koshinaka, Tatsutoshi Goto, & Michiyoshi Ohara at 10:00 when Choshu pinned Ohara
Tatsumi Fujinami & Kengo Kimura defeated Kensuke Sasaki & Takashi Iizuka at 12:58 when Fujinami pinned Iizuka
Masahiro Chono, Hiroyoshi Tenzan, & Hiro Saito defeated the Great Muta, Manabu Nakanishi, & Satoshi Kojima at 12:54 when Chono pinned Kojima following the Yakuza Kick

NJPW @ Kawagoe, Japan - Gymnasium - March 6, 1997 (2,000)
Kazuyuki Fujita defeated Yutaka Yoshie at 8:39
Osamu Kido defeated the Black Cat at 7:16
Chris Benoit pinned Tatsuhito Takaiwa at 10:55
Jushin Liger & El Samurai defeated Koji Kanemoto & Shinjiro Otani at 15:34 when Samurai pinned Otani
Manabu Nakanishi, Satoshi Kojima, & Osamu Nishimura defeated Kuniaki Kobayashi, Akira Nogami, & Akitoshi Saito at 10:18 when Nakanishi pinned Saito
Steven Regal, Meng, & the Barbarian defeated Masahiro Chono, Hiroyoshi Tenzan, & Hiro Saito at 15:43 when Meng pinned Hiro
Shinya Hashimoto & Junji Hirata defeated Kazuo Yamazaki & Takashi Iizuka at 11:11 when Hirata pinned Iizuka
Shiro Koshinaka, Tatsutoshi Goto, & Michiyoshi Ohara defeated the Great Muta, Kensuke Sasaki, & Tadao Yasuda at 12:54 when Koshinaka pinned Yasuda

NJPW @ Tokyo, Japan - Korakuen Hall - March 7, 1997 (1,758)
The Black Cat pinned Yutaka Yoshie at 8:34 with a senton bomb
Akitoshi Saito pinned Kazuyuki Fujita at 7:49
Osamu Nishimura & Tadao Yasuda defeated Tatsutoshi Goto & Kuniaki Kobayashi at 11:15 when Nishimura pinned Kobayashi
Jushin Liger, Chris Benoit, & El Samurai defeated Koji Kanemoto, Shinjiro Otani, & Tatsuhito Takaiwa at 20:11 when Benoit pinned Takaiwa with the diving headbutt
Steven Regal, Meng, & the Barbarian defeated Shinya Hashimoto, Kensuke Sasaki, & Manabu Nakanishi at 17:44 when Meng pinned Nakanishi with a diving headbutt
The Great Muta & Satoshi Kojima defeated Kazuo Yamazaki & Takashi Iizuka at 12:57 when Iizuka submitted to Muta's figure-4
Masahiro Chono, Hiroyoshi Tenzan, & Hiro Saito defeated Shiro Koshinaka, Akira Nogami, & Michiyoshi Ohara at 11:33 when Chono pinned Nogami with the Yakuza Kick

WCW @ Panama City, FL - Club La Vela - March 10, 1997
Monday Nitro:
Jeff Jarrett & Steve McMichael defeated High Voltage when McMichael pinned Rage with the tombstone
WCW TV Champion Prince Iaukea pinned Dave Taylor when Taylor fell backwards while atempting a bodyslam
WCW US Champion Eddie Guerrero pinned Jim Powers
Diamond Dallas Page pinned Sgt. Craig Pittman with the Diamond Cutter
Rey Mysterio Jr. pinned Galaxy with the springboard hurricanrana
Lex Luger, the Giant, Rick & Scott Steiner defeated Greg Valentine, Roadblock, Jacques Rougeau & Pierre Oulette when the Giant pinned Roadblock
The Ultimo Dragon pinned Juventud Guerrera with a tiger suplex into a bridge
Scotty Riggs defeated Chris Jericho via disqualification when Buff Bagwell attacked Riggs and began whipping him as Riggs covered Jericho after hitting the flying forearm
Kevin Sullivan fought Hardbody Harrison to a no contest when Sullivan attacked Harrison into the beach, then dragged him back to the club and threw Harrison in one of the pools

WCW @ Florence, SC - March 15, 1997
Jeff Jarrett defeated Bobby Eaton
Konnan defeated Chavo Guerrero Jr.
Buff Bagwell defeated Rick Steiner via count-out
Billy Kidman defeated WCW US Champion Eddie Guerrero via count-out
Diamond Dallas Page defeated Randy Savage
WCW Tag Team Champions Kevin Nash & Scott Hall defeated Lex Luger & the Giant via disqualification

Uncensored 97 - North Charleston, SC - Coliseum - March 16, 1997 (9,295)
Ice Train defeated Maxx
Pay-per-view bouts - the opening video package hyping the card incorrectly referred to WCW TV Champion Prince Iaukea as the Cruiserweight Champion; featured Tony Schiavone, Dusty Rhodes, & Bobby Heenan on commentary; included Gene Okerlund conducting a backstage interview with Roddy Piper, and later Jeff Jarrett, Chris Benoit, Steve McMichael and Debra about their participation in the main event; featured Okerlund interviewing Diamond Dallas Page in the arena about Randy Savage ignoring DDP; moments later, Savage and Elizabeth appeared near the commentary table and Savage mentioned he saw Page's wife, Kimberly, in Playboy's "Nude Celebrities" magazine, with Elizabeth showing Kim's centerfold - with "nWo" written across it; Kimberly then appeared, with "nWo" spraypainted across her dress, with Savage jumping Page from behind and spraying "nWo" on Page's back as well; when Kimberly covered Page's body, Savage sprayed her again as Elizabeth said the nWo loved Kimberly's photo spread; included footage of the Outsiders & Syxx causing Rick & Scott Steiner to wreck their car weeks earlier; featured a nWo vignette of WCW World Champion Hulk Hogan, Randy Savage, WCW Tag Team Champions Kevin Nash & Scott Hall regarding Kimberly's centerfold and their participation in the main event; included Okerlund conducting a backstage interview with Lex Luger, the Giant, and Scott Steiner regarding their participation in the main event and the injury sustained to Rick Steiner earlier in the show; featured an ad for the following month's Spring Stampede:
Dean Malenko pinned WCW US Champion Eddie Guerrero to win the title in a No DQ match at 19:14 when, as Guerrero grabbed for the title belt from an interfering WCW Cruiserweight Champion Syxx, Malenko used Syxx's camcorder and hit Guerrero in the back of the head with it; early in the bout, backstage footage showed WCW Tag Team Champions the Outsiders & Syxx standing over Rick Steiner who appeared to have been knocked out; moments later, Steiner was placed on a stretcher and taken from the arena in an ambulance (The Rise and Fall of WCW)
The Ultimo Dragon (w/ Sonny Onoo) pinned Psychosis at 12:48 with a tornado DDT and tiger suplex into a bridge; Mike Tenay did guest commentary for the bout (Wrestling's Highest Flyers)
Glacier pinned Mortis (w/ James Vandenburg) at 9:03 with the superkick after Mortis almost knocked Vandenburg off the ring apron; after the bout, Vandenburg called for someone to come from the back; moments later, Bryan Clarke appeared and, with Mortis, double teamed Glacier (Mortis' in-ring debut; Clarke's surprise return)
Buff Bagwell defeated Scotty Riggs in a leather strap match at 12:27 by touching all four corners after using the strap to hang Riggs on the ring ropes
Harlem Heat (w/ Sister Sherri) defeated Public Enemy in a Texas tornado match at 13:22 when Booker T pinned Rocco Rock with the Harlem Hangover after Steve McMichael interfered and hit Rock in the back with his steel briefcase as Jeff Jarrett distracted the referee from the floor
WCW TV Champion Prince Iaukea pinned Rey Mysterio Jr. at 14:59 by rolling through Mysterio's springboard hurricanrana; the match originally went to a 15-minute time-limit draw at 11:55 but the match continued when Mysterio challenged Iaukea to keep it going and the champion agreed; Mysterio had Iaukea covered following a twisting top rope move when the bell rang; Mike Tenay did guest commentary for the match; the bout had a 15-minute time-limit instead of the usual 10
WCW World Champion Hulk Hogan (w/ Dennis Rodman), Randy Savage, WCW Tag Team Champions Kevin Nash & Scott Hall (nWo) defeated Lex Luger, the Giant, & Scott Steiner (WCW) and Roddy Piper, Chris Benoit, Steve McMichael, & Jeff Jarrett (Team Piper) in an elimination match at 19:24; rules for the match stated one man from each team would start, another participant would be added the next 5 minutes, and another every 2 minutes thereafter; eliminations could come by being thrown over the top, pinfall, or submission; eliminations: the Giant fell over the top after missing a splash in the corner on Hall (5:00); Jarrett by Hall via a clothesline (9:18); McMichael by Hall via a backdrop as McMichael attempted a piledriver (9:47); Scott by Nash via a boot to the face after Scott was crotched on the top (10:16); Piper by Hogan when Rodman pulled down the top rope as Hogan sent Piper into the ropes (14:54); after the elimination, Piper was attacked on the floor by Hogan, Rodman, and Savage until Piper was eventually escorted backstage by security; Benoit by Hall & Nash after sustaining Hall's Outsider's Edge (16:30); Savage submitted to Luger's Torture Rack (18:25); Nash by Luger via a clothesline (18:33); Hall submitted to Luger's Torture Rack (18:48); Hogan pinned Luger after Savage interfered behind the referee's back and hit Luger in the face with a can of spraypaint, handed to him by Rodman; pre-match stipulations stated if WCW won, the nWo would return all belts and would not be able to wrestle for 3 years; if the nWo won, they could wrestle for any WCW belt anytime they wanted; if Piper's team won, Piper would face Hogan in a steel cage match; after the contest, Rodman spraypainted Luger's back and, with Hogan, repeatedly slapped Luger; moments later, Sting came down from the rafters and laid out Hall, Nash, and Savage with a baseball bat and a number of reverse DDTs before then pointing the bat at Hogan on the floor; Hogan eventually climbed in the ring to fight Sting but sustained the reverse DDT as the show went off the air

WCW @ Savannah, GA - Civic Center - March 17, 1997
Monday Nitro:
Rey Mysterio Jr. defeated Psychosis
Diamond Dallas Page defeated Maxx
Konnan & Hugh Morrus defeated the Renegade & Joe Gomez
WCW US Champion Dean Malenko defeated Scotty Riggs
Lex Luger & the Giant defeated Knuckles Nelson & Tarantula
The Ultimo Dragon defeated Bobby Eaton
Jeff Jarrett & Steve McMichael defeated Alex Wright & Mark Starr
Scott Norton defeated Chavo Guerrero Jr.
WCW Tag Team Champions Kevin Nash & Scott Hall defeated Bunkhouse Buck & Mike Enos
Chris Benoit defeated Billy Kidman
Rick & Scott Steiner fought Harlem Heat to a no contest

WCW @ Dalton, GA - Georgia Trade & Convention Center - March 19, 1997
WCW Saturday Night taping:
Ricky McDaniel defeated Sgt. Buddy Lee Parker
Joe Gomez defeated Mark Starr
Ice Train defeated Tony Carr
3/22/97:
Public Enemy defeated Ace Darling & Devon Storm when Johnny Grunge pinned Storm following a powerbomb from the middle turnbuckle through a table
WCW US Champion Dean Malenko defeated Galaxy via submission with the Texas Cloverleaf
Rick & Scott Steiner defeated High Voltage when Rick pinned Kaos with the bulldog off the top
Malia Hosaka pinned Leilani Kai with a head scissors takedown; after the bout, Luna Vachon attacked both women
Rick Fuller pinned Johnny Swinger with a spin kick
WCW TV Champion Prince Iaukea pinned Ciclope with a crossbody off the top
Scotty Riggs pinned the Renegade with a roll up and grabbing the tights for leverage
Kevin Sullivan (w/ Jimmy Hart & Jacquiline) pinned Johnny Boone with the Tree of Woe and double stomp
The Giant pinned Roadblock with the chokeslam
Lex Luger defeated Jim Powers (w/ Teddy Long) via submission with the Torture Rack
Harlem Heat (w/ Sister Sherri) defeated Meng & the Barbarian via disqualification when Hugh Morrus interfered
3/29/97:
Harlem Heat (w/ Sister Sherri) defeated Scott & Steve Armstrong when Booker T pinned Scott
Greg Valentine pinned Billy Kidman with an elbow drop
Rick & Scott Steiner defeated Bunkhouse Buck & Mike Enos when Scott pinned Buck
Madusa defeated Peggy Leze Leather
Chris Jericho defeated Super Calo
The Ultimo Dragon (w/ Sonny Onoo) defeated Galaxy
WCW TV Champion Prince Iaukea defeated Bobby Eaton
Kevin Sullivan (w/ Jimmy Hart & Jacqueline) defeated Johnny Swinger
WCW US Champion Dean Malenko defeated Scotty Riggs
Diamond Dallas Page pinned Maxx with the Diamond Cutter

WCW @ Minneapolis, MN - March 21, 1997
Public Enemy defeated the Barbarian & Meng
Konnan defeated La Parka
Rey Mysterio Jr. defeated Super Calo
WCW US Champion Dean Malenko defeated Chris Jericho
Chris Benoit defeated Kevin Sullivan via disqualification
Lex Luger & the Giant defeated WCW Cruiserweight Champion Syxx & WCW Tag Team Champion Kevin Nash via disqualification
Diamond Dallas Page defeated Randy Savage

WCW @ Duluth, MN - Convention Center - March 24, 1997
Monday Nitro:
WCW US Champion Dean Malenko defeated Konnan via submission with the Texas Cloverleaf
Mortis defeated Jerry Flynn
La Parka defeated Juventud Guerrera
High Voltage defeated Public Enemy when Johnny Grunge was pinned after Jeff Jarrett came out, with Debra, and Jarrett hit Grunge in the back with the Halliburton
Psychosis defeated Super Calo
Hugh Morrus defeated Chris Benoit
Harlem Heat defeated Meng & the Barbarian
Madusa defeated Malia Hosaka
Jim Duggan defeated the Renegade
Rick & Scott Steiner defeated Jacques Rougeau & Carl Oulette
WCW TV Champion Prince Iaukea fought Randy Savage to a no contest

NJPW @ Tokyo, Japan - Metropolitan Gymnasium - March 25, 1997
Koji Kanemmoto & Shinjiro Otani defeated Tatsuhito Takaiwa & Yutaka Yoshie
Tadao Yasuda & Takashi Iizuka defeated Junji Hirata & Osamu Nishimura
El Samurai defeated Jushin Liger
Kazuo Yamazaki, Kengo Kimura, Osamu Kido, Riki Choshu, & Tatsumi Fujinami defeated Akira Nogami, Akitoshi Saito, Kuniaki Kobayashi, Michiyoshi Ohara, & Shiro Koshinaka
Satoshi Kijima defeated Hiro Saito
Hiroshi Tenzan defeated Manubu Nakanishi
Buff Bagwell defeated Lord Steven Regal
Kensuke Sasaki defeated nWo Sting
The Great Muta (w/ Lord Steven Regal, Kensuke Sasaki, Shinya Hashimoto pinned Masahiro Chono (w/ Hiroshi Tenzan, Buff Bagwell, Scott Norton, & nWo Sting) at around the 9-minute mark with the Yakuza Kick; after the bout, Chono hit Muta with nWo Sting's baseball bat and spraypainted "nWo" on his back; moments later, Muta's seconds rushed the ring and brawled with the nWo crew
Scott Norton defeated Shinya Hashimoto

WCW @ Baltimore, MD - Arena - March 27, 1997
Scotty Riggs pinned Julio Sanchez at 9:14 with a flying double axe handle
Konnan pinned La Parka with a powerbomb at 12:18
WCW US Champion Dean Malenko pinned Chris Jericho with a sunset flip at 14:28
Rey Mysterio Jr. pinned Super Calo at 14:11 with a backflip off the top into a bridge
Kevin Sullivan pinned Chris Benoit in a death match at 9:10 after hitting a tombstone piledriver and Jacquiline interfering and hitting a splash off the top
Randy Savage pinned Diamond Dallas Page at 7:38 after WCW Tag Team Champion Kevin Nash interfered; after the bout, DDP punched referee Nick Patrick with Patrick then fining Page $5,000
WCW Tag Team Champions Randy Savage (sub. for Scott Hall) & Kevin Nash defeated Lex Luger & the Giant via reverse decision; the challengers originally won the match and titles at 13:42 when Nash submitted to Luger's Torture Rack but referee Nick Patrick came out and awarded the match to the champions because Diamond Dallas Page prevented Savage from making the save during the finish; Savage was a recognized co-holder of the tag titles since Hall did not appear; after the bout, the Giant hit the chokeslam on Patrick

WCW @ Johnstown, PA - March 28, 1997
La Parka defeated Julio Sanchez (sub. for Konnan)
Scotty Riggs defeated Terry Taylor (sub. for Buff Bagwell)
Super Calo defeated Psychosis
WCW US Champion Dean Malenko defeated Chris Jericho (sub. for Eddie Guerrero)
Konnan (sub. for WCW Tag Team Champion Scott Hall) & WCW Tag Team Champion Kevin Nash defeated Lex Luger & the Giant via disqualification
Diamond Dallas Page defeated Randy Savage

WCW @ Charleston, WV - Civic Center - March 29, 1997 (6,398)
La Parka defeated Julio Sanchez (sub. for Konnan)
Scotty Riggs defeated Terry Taylor (sub. for Buff Bagwell)
Psychosis defeated Super Calo
WCW US Champion Dean Malenko defeated Chris Jericho (sub. for Eddie Guerrero)
Lex Luger & the Giant defeated Konnan (sub. for WCW Tag Team Champion Scott Hall) & WCW Tag Team Champion Kevin Nash
Diamond Dallas Page defeated Randy Savage

WCW @ Roanoke, VA - Civic Center - March 31, 1997 (8,709)
Monday Nitro:
Lex Luger & the Giant defeated Rick Fuller & Roadblock
Psychosis pinned Villano IV
WCW TV Champion Prince Iaukea pinned La Parka
Chris Jericho pinned Lord Steven Regal with a roll up into a bridge after a jump kick to the face; after the bout, Regal attacked Jericho and dropped him with a piledriver before applying the Regal Stretch; Billy Kidman, the Renegade, and Joe Gomez attempted to make the save but were beaten down as well
WCW Women's Champion Akira Hokuto pinned Debbie Combs
Jacques Rougeau & Pierre Oulette defeated Jeff Jarrett & Steve McMichael
Toshi Uematsu pinned Meiko Satomura
Chris Benoit pinned Hugh Morrus
Diamond Dallas Page pinned Lance Ringo
Rick & Scott Steiner defeated High Voltage

WCW @ Johnson City, TN - April 1, 1997 (3,854)
WCW Saturday Night taping:
Greg Valentine defeated Sgt. Buddy Lee Parker
Mortis defeated Steve Armstrong
Konnan & Hugh Morrus defeated Psychosis & La Parka
Glacier defeated Sgt. Buddy Lee Parker
4/5/97:
Rey Mysterio Jr. defeated Chavo Guerrero Jr.
Diamond Dallas Page defeated Scott Armstrong
Booker T defeated Rick Fuller
WCW TV Champion Prince Iaukea defeated David Taylor
Public Enemy defeated La Parka & Villano IV
Lex Luger defeated T Rantula 4/12/97:
Chris Jericho defeated JL
Bobby Eaton defeated Lord Steven Regal via reverse decision; after the bout, Regal applied the Regal Stretch on Eaton outside the ring
The Barbarian & Meng (w/ Jimmy Hart) defeated Big Al & T Rantula when Meng pinned T Rantula
Jeff Jarrett defeated Villano IV
Maxx defeated Roger Boone
High Voltage defeated Galaxy & Ciclope when Rage pinned Galaxy
Chris Benoit (w/ Woman) defeated Scotty Riggs
Harlem Heat (w/ Sister Sherri) defeated Scott & Steve Armstrong when Stevie Ray pinned Scott
Kevin Sullivan (w/ Jimmy Hart, Jacqueline, Meng, the Barbarian, Konnan, & Hugh Morrus) fought Hardbody Harrison to a no contest
Lex Luger & the Giant defeated Power Team when the Giant made the pin
The Main Event - 4/13/97: WCW Women's Cruiserweight Championship Semi-Finals: Malia Hosaka defeated Sonoko Kato

Spring Stampede 97 - Tupelo, MS - Coliseum - April 6, 1997 (8,356)
Pay-per-view bouts - featured Tony Schiavone, Dusty Rhodes, & Bobby Heenan on commentary; included an opening announcement that WCW Tag Team Champion Scott Hall was not in the building and Kevin Nash was ordered to defend the tag team titles against Rick & Scott Steiner later in the night in a handicap match; featured Lee Marshall attempting to interview WCW Tag Team Champion Kevin Nash, with Rick & Scott Steiner appearing and trying to get at Nash; as Nash goaded the Steiners and demanded Nick Patrick be the referee for his title defense, Scott eventually punched a police officer standing in his way and was maced and handcuffed; included Gene Okerlund interviewing Ric Flair in the arena, in which Flair said he would be 100% healthy May 1 and said Arn Anderson would be back in the ring after his surgery Tuesday, with Okerlund adding all the fans and WCW employees were wishing Anderson a speedy recovery; Flair then said Kevin Greene had been given approval by the Carolina Panthers to work in WCW and had already agreed to team with Flair May 18 in Charlotte to face any members of the nWo; featured Okerlund interviewing Harlem Heat & Sister Sherri backstage about the four corners #1 contenders match against Lex Luger & the Giant later in the show, with Booker T saying "Hulk Hogan, we comin' for you, nigga" (the audio was changed to "sucka" for the VHS release); included Okerlund interviewing Lex Luger & the Giant backstage about their #1 contenders match against Harlem Heat later in the show; featured Okerlund interviewing Diamond Dallas Page, with Kimberly, backstage regarding his match with Randy Savage later in the night:
Rey Mysterio Jr. pinned the Ultimo Dragon at 14:55 with a springboard hurricanrana; during the bout, Lee Marshal attempted to interview Kevin Nash backstage but WCW Cruiserweight Champion Syxx wouldn't let him in the lockerroom; Mike Tenay did guest commentary for the bout (Rey Mysterio: Biggest Little Man)
WCW Women's Champion Akira Hokuto (w/ Sonny Onoo) pinned Madusa at 5:13 when Luna Vachon interfered and kicked Madusa in the knee as she attempted a powerbomb on the champion, while Onoo distracted the referee; Lee Marshall did guest commentary for the bout
WCW TV Champion Prince Iaukea pinned Lord Steven Regal at 9:16 by blocking an attempted sunset flip; during the bout, it was announced Scott Steiner had been arrested and Rick Steiner would face Kevin Nash later in the show for the WCW Tag Team Titles; it was also announced a preview clip of "Double Team," starring Jean Claude Van Damme and the nWo's Dennis Rodman would air the following night on Monday Nitro; after the match, Regal attacked the champion, locked him in the Regal Stretch, hit him in the back of the head with the title belt, and continued to target Iaukea's right arm and ribs
Public Enemy defeated Jeff Jarrett & Steve McMichael (w/ Debra) at 10:42 when Johnny Grunge pinned Jarrett after Rocco Rock came off the middle turnbuckle and hit Jarrett with McMichael's steel briefcase behind the referee's back as Jarrett had the figure-4 applied on Grunge
WCW US Champion Dean Malenko fought Chris Benoit (w/ Woman) to a no contest at 17:53 when Arn Anderson attacked Malenko as both men battled on the floor, with Kevin Sullivan then appearing and hitting Benoit in the back with a kendo stick; late in the bout, Jacqualine came out and attacked Woman, allowing Jimmy Hart to appear and attempt to steal the US title until he was blocked in the aisle by Eddie Guerrero, his arm in a sling; after the bout, Guerrero was taken backstage by Hart, Jacqualine, and Sullivan, who put the title belt on Guerrero's shoulder against his will; moments later, Malenko checked on the challenger and told Benoit "He was not supposed to be here," with Benoit replying "No, he was not"
WCW Tag Team Champion Kevin Nash (w/ WCW Cruiserweight Champion Syxx & Ted Dibiase) pinned Rick Steiner at 10:25 with the powerbomb after dropping Steiner four times face-first across an exposed turnbuckle; mid-way through the match, Steiner kicked out of the powerbomb; late in the bout, Dibiase walked out after Nash continued to assault Steiner without opting for the pin; during the cover, referee Nick Patrick hesitated to make the count until Nash forced him to; the WCW Tag Team Titles were at stake in the match
Lex Luger defeated the Giant, Booker T, and Stevie Ray (w/ Sister Sherri) at 18:18 when Booker submitted to the Torture Rack; late in the bout, the Giant gave the signal he was going to hit the chokeslam on Booker but instead tagged Luger into the match and told him to finish the bout; due to pre-match stiuplations, Luger became the #1 contender to the WCW World Title
Diamond Dallas Page (w/ Kimberly) pinned Randy Savage (w/ Elizabeth) in a No DQ match at 15:37 with the Diamond Cutter; after the bout, Kevin Nash grabbed replacement referee Nick Patrick, who made the pin after Savage attacked referee Marc Curtis, and dropped him with the powerbomb; immediately after the bout, Eric Bischoff, Ted Dibiase, WCW Cruiserweight Champion Syxx, Vincent, Michael Wallstreet, and Scott Norton came out; moments later, Savage kicked Page to the floor and grabbed Kimberly by the hair, with Bischoff telling Savage not to hurt her; Savage then knocked Bischoff to the mat, with the rest of the nWo then climbing in the ring as Savage left the ring

WCW @ Huntsville, AL - Von Braun Civic Center - April 7, 1997
Monday Nitro - included an opening segment showing the closing moments of Spring Stampede in which Randy Savage knocked Eric Bischoff to the mat, with the rest of the nWo coming out to calm down Savage; featured footage from the "Double Team" premiere in Chicago, with a nWo promo by WCW World Champion Hulk Hogan and Dennis Rodman; included an in-ring segment with the nWo - a group led by Hogan and a group led by Kevin Nash - in which Hogan and Nash teased a fight but eventually made up, however Randy Savage was still angry at Eric Bischoff; after Hogan intervened, Savage told Bischoff he was on probation with both Ted Turner and Savage and Savage himself was on probation with Bischoff - with Bischoff agreeing; featured Gene Okerlund conducting an in-ring interview with Ric Flair in which Flair brought out Roddy Piper and later Kevin Greene and challenged the nWo; included a closing in-ring promo by DDP, with an ice pack on his shoulder, in which he called himself an anomoly - something that wasn't supposed to happen - and then challenged Savage to face him then and there; Savage then came out on his crutches, with Hogan stepping in-between and saying he would take down DDP for Savage; moments later, Sting dropped from the rafters into the aisle, blocking Hogan, Savage, and the rest of the nWo to DDP, throwing a baseball bat to Page, and then staring down the nWo alongside Page to close the show:
Konnan & Hugh Morrus defeated Alex Wright & Psychosis at 5:04 when Morrus pinned Wright with a swinging neckbreaker and the moonsault after Konnan hit Wright from behind; during the bout, footage was shown from earlier in the day of Diamond Dallas Page arriving to the arena with a black eye following his match the previous night against Randy Savage, with DDP saying he wasn't done with Savage; after the match, Konnan hit a cradle DDT on Psychosis and demanded the referee give him a 3-count as well
Rey Mysterio Jr. defeated Lord Steven Regal via disqualification at 4:32 when Regal refused to break the Regal Stretch after Mysterio reached the ropes; during the bout, WCW World Champion Hulk Hogan, Eric Bischoff, Ted Dibiase, & Vincent were shown arriving to the arena; after the bout, WCW TV Champion Prince Iaukea attempted to make the save but was also locked in the Regal Stretch for several moments until several referees came out to break the hold, with Regal then getting more shots in on both men; moments later, Randy Savage - on crutches - Elizabeth, Syxx, fake Sting, Kevin Nash, Michael Wallstreet, and Buff Bagwell arrived to the arena in a second limo
Chris Benoit (w/ Woman) pinned Ice Train (w/ Teddy Long) at 3:08 with a DDT after knocking Long off the apron; during the bout, backstage footage showed Hogan arguing with Kevin Nash and Randy Savage until Nash walked off
Kevin Sullivan (w/ Jimmy Hart & Jacquiline) pinned Hector Guerrero at 2:47 with the Tree of Woe and the double stomp
WCW US Champion Dean Malenko pinned Chris Jericho at 3:01 with a kick to the face after ramming Jericho face-first into the steel ringpost; moments later, the trainer came out to check on Jericho
High Voltage defeated Public Enemy at 3:06 when Rage pinned Rocco Rock with a Northern Lights suplex after Johnny Grunge fell through a table set up at ringside; during the bout, Tony Schiavone announced Slamboree tickets would be on sale the following Saturday in Charlotte and DDP and Kimberly would be on hand at the Independence Arena; after the match, Okerlund interviewed Public Enemy in the ring in which they challenged High Voltage to a Philadelphia streetfight the following week and said they "might have to get a little bit extreme"
Harlem Heat (w/ Sister Sherri) defeated Jeff Jarrett & Steve McMichael (w/ Debra) at 9:02 when Booker T pinned Jarrett with a Harlem Side Kick after Jarrett was pushed into the ring by McMichael; Jarrett wrestled the majority of the match alone since McMichael didn't come ringside until the 7:30 mark; after the bout, Okerlund interviewed Jarrett, McMichael, and Debra in the ring in which McMichael avoided Jarrett's questions about where he was but McMichael did warn everyone in WCW to be afraid of him
The Ultimo Dragon (w/ Sonny Onoo) pinned WCW TV Champion Prince Iaukea to win the title at 2:03 after a series of kicks to the champion's injured ribs; Iaukea's ribs were heavily taped for the match following the attack he sustained earlier in the show from Lord Steven Regal
The Giant fought Scott Steiner to a no contest when Hugh Morrus & Konnan attacked Steiner from behind as he made his way to the ring, with the Giant help making the save; moments later, Steiner and the Giant shook hands and went backstage together as the crowd booed the non-match
The Main Event - 4/20/97: WCW Women's Cruiserweight Championship Finals: Toshie Vematsu defeated Sonoko Kato

WCW @ Montreal, Quebec - Molson Center - April 11, 1997 (9,000)
Nelson Veilleux defeated Sunny War Cloud
The Prisoners defeated Jacques Compois & Richard Charland
Tiger Jackson defeated Little Broten
Jeff Jarrett defeated Chris Jericho
Harlem Heat defeated Meng & the Barbarian
Lex Luger defeated Steve McMichael when Ric Flair interfered and Luger put Flair in the Torture Rack for the submission victory
Carl Oulette defeated the Giant via disqualification when the Giant hit the referee
Jacques Rougeau pinned WCW World Champion Hulk Hogan in a non-title match

WCW @ Pittsburgh, PA - Palumbo Center - April 12, 1997 (6,376)
Rey Mysterio Jr. defeated Super Calo
Konnan defeated La Parka
Buff Bagwell defeated Scotty Riggs
Jeff Jarrett defeated Chris Jericho
Lex Luger & the Giant defeated Harlem Heat and Public Enemy
Diamond Dallas Page defeated Kevin Nash

NJPW @ Tokyo, Japan - Tokyo Dome - April 12, 1997 (50,500)
Hiroyoshi Tenzan defeated Manabu Nakanishi at 14:29 via submission
El Samurai pinned Shinjiro Ohtani at 13:51
Chris Benoit pinned Kevin Sullivan at 9:17
Satoshi Kojima & Junji Hirata defeated Kazuo Yamazaki & Osamu Kido at 10:18 when Kojima pinned Kido Shiro Koshinaka pinned Takashi Ishikawa at 11:16
J Crown Champion Jushin Liger pinned the Great Sasuke at 20:08
Antonio Inoki defeated Tiger King at 6:46 via submission
The Great Muta pinned Masahiro Chono at 14:09
Riki Choshu & Kensuke Sasaki defeated IWGP Tag Team Champions Tatsumi Fujinami & Kengo Kimura at 15:39 to win the titles when Choshu pinned Kimura
Naoya Ogawa defeated Shinya Hashimoto at 9:25 via TKO

WCW @ Philadelphia, PA - Corestates Spectrum - April 14, 1997 (announced as a sell out)
Ice Train & Joe Gomez defeated Extreme
Madusa defeated Luna Vachon via disqualification
Monday Nitro - included an opening segment highlighting the altercation the previous week between WCW World Champion Hulk Hogan and Kevin Nash as well as the closing segment involving Sting & Diamond Dallas Page facing off against the nWo; featured the nWo taking over the announce table, with Kevin Nash saying Lex Luger would have go to through him if he wanted a shot against Hogan later in the show; Eric Bischoff wore a nWo Dennis Rodman t-shirt during the segment; included a clip from the upcoming film "Volcano," in theatres April 25; featured Gene Okerlund interviewing Luna Vachon in which she said she was the #1 contender to the WCW Women's Title and said she would take the title from Madusa's waist, forgetting Madusa wasn't the champion; included Okerlund interviewing Ric Flair, Roddy Piper, and Kevin Greene in the ring in which it was announced Flair, Piper, & Greene would face the nWo at Slamboree, with Piper saying guys like he and Flair made Starrcade and WrestleMania and paved the way for the guys in the nWo; moments later, Greene said he was betrayed by Hulk Hogan and wanted revenge; Flair then gave a brief timeline of his career - 1973 with Verne Gagne, 1983 against Dick the Bruiser, and 1993 against Randy Savage at the Hoosier Dome (it was actually 92); Ray Rhodes, coach of the Philadelphia Eagles, was in attendance for the show:
Chris Benoit pinned the Barbarian (w/ Jimmy Hart) at 2:35 with the diving headbutt after avoiding one from the Barbarian; after the bout, Kevin Sullivan, Konnan, Hugh Morrus, and Jacquline joined the Barbarian in attacking Benoit until Jeff Jarrett and Steve McMichael, wielding his Halliburton, cleared the ring; moments later, Gene Okerlund interviewed Benoit in the ring and said he knew he had to destroy Sullivan or Sullivan would destroy him
WCW US Champion Dean Malenko defeated Hector Guerrero at 2:54 via submission with the Texas Cloverleaf; prior to the bout, it was said there would be an announcement made the following week regarding Eric Bischoff's involvement in WCW; after the match, Eddie Guerrero - his arm in a sling - came out and confronted Malenko in the aisle after Malenko refused to break the hold after the bell before Eddie tended to his older brother
Rey Mysterio Jr. pinned Juventud Guerrera at 3:24 with the hurricanrana into a roll up; prior to the bout, Reggie White was shown sitting in the crowd and it was announced White had signed to wrestle Steve McMichael
WCW TV Champion the Ultimo Dragon (w/ Sonny Onoo) pinned Lane Carlson (Lenny Lane) at 3:44 with a dragon suplex (Carlson's debut)
WCW Cruiserweight Champion Syxx defeated Prince Iaukea via submission with the Buzzkiller at 5:41; during the match, Tony Schiavone announced Nick Patrick was petitioning to be reinstated as a referee (the debut of the Buzzkiller finisher)
Public Enemy defeated High Voltage in a streetfight at 4:37 when Rocco Rock pinned Chaos following a Drive By through two tables stacked on each other outside the ring; PE wore Philadelphia Flyers jerseys for the match
The Giant pinned Big Al (911) with the chokeslam at the 59-second mark
Diamond Dallas Page (w/ Kimberly) pinned Konnan at 2:08 with the Diamond Cutter; after the match, Randy Savage and Elizabeth appeared in the crowd with Savage cutting a promo telling DDP to stop his wife fantasizing about Savage and calling him, with Page then running through the crowd to get at Savage
Jeff Jarrett & Steve McMichael (w/ Debra) defeated Harlem Heat (w/ Sister Sherri) via disqualification at 7:06 after Sherri pinned Debra in the corner and tried to hit McMichael with the Halliburton; after the match, Okerlund interviewed Jarrett, McMichael, and Debra about the fact McMichael would face White at Slamboree, with McMichael praising White's football accomplishments before saying he left Philadelphia for the money; moments later, White jumped the railing, McMichael spat at him, and the two were pulled apart by officials
Lex Luger defeated WCW Tag Team Champion Kevin Nash (w/ WCW Cruiserweight Champion Syxx, Scott NOrton, Michael Wallstreet, Vincent, Buff Bagwell, nWo Sting, and Ted Dibiase) via disqualification at 4:06 when the nWo interfered after Luger knocked Nash to the mat; after the bout, DDP attempted to make the save but was beaten down as well; moments later, the Giant came out, with Sting following moments later and tossing baseball bats to Luger, DDP, and the Giant as they surrounded the ring; Sting then dropped Nash with his bat, with the nWo escaping to the floor

WCW @ Gainesville, GA - Georgia Mountains Center - April 16, 1997
WCW Saturday Night taping:
The Barbarian defeated the Renegade
WCW US Champion Dean Malenko defeated Chavo Guerrero Jr.
Psychosis defeated Ciclope
4/19/97:
High Voltage defeated La Parka & Galaxy
Chris Jericho defeated Super Calo
Hector Guerrero defeated Billy Kidman
Lord Steven Regal defeated Villano IV
Hugh Morrus defeated Psychosis
Glacier defeated Jerry Flynn
Jim Powers defeated Sgt. Craig Pittman
Scotty Riggs defeated Jeff Jarrett
Jim Duggan defeated Alex Wright
Diamond Dallas Page defeated Roadblock
4/26/97 - 1-hour edition; hosted by Tony Schiavone & Dusty Rhodes; included a WCW Hotline ad featuring Steve & Debra McMichael; featured a video package on the feud between McMichael & Reggie White; included a vignette with Syxx, WCW Tag Team Champions Scott Hall & Kevin Nash mocking Roddy Piper & Ric Flair, claiming they had wrestling on life support before the nWo shocked some life back into it and that Flair has never beaten any of them; featured Gene Okerlund promoting a Hotline story on a former WCW World Champion (Big Van Vader) who got in big trouble recently, as well as comments from a suspended executive:
Public Enemy defeated Villano IV & JL at 2:35 when Rocco Rock pinned JL after the Drive By
WCW TV Champion Ultimo Dragon (w/ Sonny Onoo) pinned Juventud Guerrera at 2:00 with the running Liger Bomb
Rick & Scott Steiner defeated Power Company at 2:59 when Scott pinned Dave Power after the bulldog off the top double team
Mortis (w/ James Vandenberg) pinned Mark Starr at 1:32 with a legdrop from the middle turnbuckle
Lex Luger defeated Meng via submission at 4:32 with the Torture Rack; after the match, Lee Marshall conducted an in-ring interview with Luger who stated he would take out the entire nWo until WCW World Champion Hulk Hogan stepped into the ring with him, with Luger promising to become the next champion

WCW @ Dayton, OH - Hara Arena - April 18, 1997
La Parka defeated Ciclope
Psychosis defeated Juventud Guerrera
Rey Mysterio Jr. defeated Super Calo
Jeff Jarrett defeated Chris Jericho
Kevin Nash defeated Diamond Dallas Page
Lex Luger & the Giant defeated Harlem Heat and Public Enemy

WCW @ Grand Rapids, MI - Van Andel Arena - April 19, 1997
La Parka defeated Ciclope
Psychosis defeated Juventud Guerrera
Rey Mysterio Jr. defeated Super Calo
Jeff Jarrett defeated Chris Benoit
Kevin Nash defeated Diamond Dallas Page
Lex Luger & the Giant defeated Harlem Heat and Public Enemy

WCW @ Kalamazoo, MI - April 20, 1997 (3,727)
La Parka defeated Ciclope
Psychosis defeated Juventud Guerrera
Rey Mysterio Jr. defeated Terry Taylor
Jeff Jarrett defeated Chris Benoit
Kevin Nash defeated Diamond Dallas Page
Lex Luger & the Giant defeated Harlem Heat and Public Enemy

WCW @ Saginaw, MI - Civic Center - April 21, 1997
Monday Nitro - included an opening shot of JJ Dillon arriving to the arena, making his debut as the new chairman of the WCW Executive Committee (Dillon's TV return after a 7-year absence); featured footage from last week's Nitro of Sting coming ringside and tossing baseball bats to Lex Luger, the Giant, and Diamond Dallas Page to rid the nWo from the ring; Nick Patrick then interrupted the segment by coming out and saying he was petitioning to be reinstated as a referee, apologized for his actions since joining the nWo, but there were people he would not apologize to such as Eric Bischoff and Randy Savage, with Larry Zbyzsko arguing with Patrick that he wasn't trustworthy; included a vignette of Chris Benoit, promoting his match with Meng at Slamboree; featured Okerlund interviewing Dillon in which Dillon said Patrick's petition for reinstatement had been taken under advisement, Eric Bischoff now has no authority within WCW, but Bischoff has an iron-clad contract as executive vice-president; Bischoff then walked out and, after Dillon said the nWo contracts of Big Bubba and Michael Wallstreet were not valid because they didn't jump ship within the alloted 30-day window, Bischoff replied by saying "Bite me;" Bischoff then said no one could stop him from doing whatever he wanted with the nWo, with Dillon saying Bischoff was the most powerful man in wrestling but he didn't do it alone and he betrayed everyone's trust; he then finished by saying he didn't want to fill Bischoff's shoes, he wanted to walk in his own; included footage of last week's in-ring pull-apart brawl between Reggie White and Steve McMichael; featured a Lex Luger vignette; included an nWo vignette of WCW World Champion Hulk Hogan on the set of his new movie "McGinsey's Island," co-staring Robert Vaughn and Grace Jones with appearances from both; featured an in-ring promo from the nWo - Kevin Nash, WCW Cruiserweight Chamion Syxx, fake Sting, Buff Bagwell, Vincent, and Scott Norton - in which Syxx replied to recent comments from Ric Flair and said he had no respect for Flair or Roddy Piper; Nash then said the "legends" like Flair and Piper left the young guys nothing and WCW used to be a place where a bunch of guys only pushed their sons; he said Scott Hall was on the verge of becoming a superstar but WCW cut his salary so he went to New York; Nash then said he was from the south side of Detroit, which popped the crowd, and said respect wasn't given but beaten out of someone and that it was the new generation's time to shine; he then said his generation was having to patch the potholes left behind by guys like Flair and Piper; included Okerlund conducting an in-ring interview with Flair, Piper, & Kevin Greene about their match against the nWo at Slamboree, with the three challenging their opponents to come out then and there and "pave the highway;" moments later, the nWo appeared and brought out WCW Tag Team Champion Scott Hall - who had been off TV several weeks - with the WCW team and nWo group brawling to end the show:
WCW US Champion Dean Malenko defeated Yuji Nagata via submission with the Texas Cloverleaf at 6:01; the Green Bay Packers' Reggie White, who would face Steve McMichael at Slamboree, was shown sitting ringside during the match
Glacier pinned Ciclope at the 33-second mark with the superkick; during the bout, the crowd chanted "Glacier sucks;" after the match, the man (Bryan Clarke) that helped Mortis double team Glacier at Uncensored came out, distracting Glacier as Mortis came in behind him and dropped him with a kick; Glacier was then double teamed and had his eye injured as James Vandenburg stole his helmet
WCW TV Champion the Ultimo Dragon (w/ Sonny Onoo) defeated Bobby Eaton at 2:48 via submission with the Dragon Sleeper; after the match, Gene Okerlund interviewed Lord Steven Regal in the aisle, with Regal saying spending time with Sarah Ferguson "was like spending the night with a ripped-out bloody fireplace;" Regal then cut a promo on facing the Dragon for the title at Slamboree
Meng (w/ Jimmy Hart) defeated Chris Jericho via KO at 3:19 with the Tongan Death Grip after catching Jericho coming off the top and hitting a modified Stun Gun; prior to the bout, it was announced the following week's show would be 1-hour and would air at 7 p.m. due to the NBA playoffs; after the match, Okerlund interviewed Meng and Hart in the aisle about Meng's match with Chris Benoit at Slamboree; moments later, Kevin Sullivan appeared, with Jacquiline, and said he let Nancy and his son leave him but was upset with his daughter Shannon for her comments
Rick & Scott Steiner fought Public Enemy to a no contest at 3:12 when Konnan & Hugh Morrus attacked the Steiners, with Public Enemy helping the Steiners fight them off; prior to the bout, the Steiners' music played but they didn't appear; moments later, they were seen fighting off an attack from Konnan & Morrus - their opponents for Slamboree - backstage until security broke the four men apart, with the Steiners then coming out for the match; members of the Steiners' family were shown at ringside prior to the match
Jeff Jarrett (w/ Debra) defeated Scotty Riggs at 3:53 via submission with the figure-4 after knocking Riggs off the top, with Riggs hurting his leg as he fell; prior to the bout, footage was shown from the previous Saturday's WCW Saturday Night of Riggs beating Jarrett and Jarrett attacking Riggs after the bout; late in the match, Steve McMichael attempted to interfere but Reggie White jumped out of the crowd, stole away McMichael's Halliburton, and scared him backstage
WCW Cruiserweight Champion Syxx (w/ WCW Tag Team Champion Kevin Nash) defeated Rey Mysterio Jr. at 5:53 via KO with the Buzzkiller after Nash interfered and hit the powerbomb on the challenger; after the bout, JJ Dillon came out and ordered Syxx to break the hold, with security keeping Syxx back as Mysterio was taken backstage on a stretcher and taken away in an ambulance; moments later, Dillon yelled at Nash & Syxx and told them their behavior wouldn't be tolerated any longer, with both replying "Bite me" (The Very Best of Nitro)
Diamond Dallas Page (w/ Kimberly) pinned Psychosis at the 50-second mark with a Diamond Cutter off the top; after the bout, Randy Savage - on crutches - and Elizabeth were shown in the crowd, with Savage cutting a promo on DDP and Kim; moments later, DDP said he wasn't going to fall for chasing after Savage and instead challenged Savage to come down to the ring which he did not

WCW @ Pittsburgh, PA - April 26, 1997
Rey Mysterio Jr. defeated La Parka
Chris Jericho fought Jeff Jarrett to a 15-minute time-limit draw
Konnan & Hugh Morrus defeated Public Enemy
Lex Luger & the Giant defeated the Faces of Fear and Harlem Heat
Diamond Dallas Page defeated Kevin Nash

WCW @ Norfolk, VA - Scope - April 28, 1997 (9,467)
Bobby Eaton defeated Maxx
Alex Wright defeated Billy Kidman
Rick & Scott Steiner defeated High Voltage
Scott Norton & Buff Bagwell defeated Public Enemy
Monday Nitro:
WCW US Champion Dean Malenko defeated Prince Iaukea
WCW Cruiserweight Champion Syxx defeated Juventud Guerrera
Chris Benoit defeated Lord Steven Regal via disqualification when Kevin Sullivan interfered
Lex Luger & the Giant defeated the Amazing French Canadians
Steve McMichael defeated the Barbarian

WCW @ Orlando, FL - Universal Studios - May 1, 1997
Television taping

NJPW @ Osaka, Japan - Osaka Dome - May 3, 1997 (43,000)
Koji Kanemoto, Shinjiro Ohtani, Dick Togo, Mens Teoh, & Hanzo Nakajima defeated Super Delfin, Gran Hamada, the Great Sasuke, El Samurai, & Norio Honoga at 19:11 in a Best 2 out of 3 falls match, 2-0; Ohtani pinned Delfin at 9:00; Togo pinned Hamada at 19:11
Kazuo Yamazaki defeated Kendo Kashin at 8:06 via submission with a sleeper
Shiro Koshinaka pinned Kengo Kimura at 13:34
Tatsumi Fujinami pinned Hiroyoshi Tenzan at 9:03
nWo Sting & WCW Cruiserweight Champion Syxx defeated Tadao Yasuda & Takashi Iizuka at 12:23 when Syxx pinned Iizuka with a northern lights suplex
Buff Bagwell & Scott Norton defeated Lex Luger & the Giant at 10:09 when Norton pinned Luger following an elbow drop
Masahiro Chono, WCW Tag Team Champions Kevin Nash & Scott Hall defeated the Great Muta, Rick & Scott Steiner at 14:31 when Hall pinned Rick following Chono hitting the Yakuza Kick; Eric Bischoff provided guest commentary for the match; after the contest, Scott Norton came out, broke up a fight in the aisle between Muta and Chono, and then joined the remainder of the nWo in the ring to celebrate
Antonio Inoki & Tiger King defeated Yoshiaki Fujiwara & Jushin Liger at 10:42 when Fujiwara submitted to Inoki
Satoshi Kojima & Manabu Nakanishi defeated IWGP Tag Team Champions Riki Choshu & Kensuke Sasaki at 17:34 when Choshu submitted to Kojima
IWGP Champion Shinya Hashimoto defeated Naoya Ogawa at 10:20 via submission

WCW Saturday Night - 5/3/97 - 1-hour edition; hosted by Tony Schiavone & Dusty Rhodes; included comments from Kevin Sullivan, Jacqueline, Meng, and Jimmy Hart, with Jacqueline and Sullivan arguing about Sullivan taking things too far in an attempt to end Chris Benoit's career, Meng stating that Woman was still like a sister to him and that he didn't want her upset, and Sullivan upset that his three Dungeon of Doom allies were not following his strict orders; featured an ad for the nWo Dennis Rodman T-shirt; included an ad for WCW vs. The World on Sony Playstation; featured Gene Okerlund promoting a Hotline story on a WCW tag team that might be splitting up:
Konnan & Hugh Morrus defeated Ciclope & Galaxy at 3:14 when Konnan pinned Galaxy after two powerbombs
WCW US Champion Dean Malenko defeated Super Calo via submission at 4:41 with the Texas Cloverleaf; after the match, Jeff Jarrett, accompanied by Debra McMichael, confronted Malenko at the interview set, stated he was after both Malenko's US Title and respect at Slamboree, and he would be the new champion; Malenko then said Jarrett may have earned the Four Horsemen's respect but had yet to earn his
Rick & Scott Steiner defeated Maxx & the Punisher at 2:46 when Scott pinned Punisher after the bulldog off the top double team
Kevin Sullivan (w/ Jimmy Hart & Jacqueline) pinned Johnny Boone at 3:21 with the double stomp
Meng defeated Jerry Flynn via submission at 1:34 with the Tongan Death Grip
Lex Luger defeated Mike Enos via submission at 2:07 with the Torture Rack

WCW @ Orlando, FL - Universal Studios - May 3, 1997
Pro taping:
Kevin Sullivan defeated Joey Maggs
The Renegade defeated KC Thompson
The Barbarian defeated Hack Myers
Harlem Heat defeated Doc Dean & Robbie Brookside
Konnan & Hugh Morrus defeated Power Company
Galaxy defeated Mark Starr
Ice Train defeated Lazertron
Scott & Steve Armstrong defeated Jim Powers & Bobby Walker
Konnan & Hugh Morrus defeated the Punisher & Rick Fuller
Scott & Steve Armstrong defeated Johnny Swinger & AJ Byrd
Konnan & Hugh Morrus defeated High Voltage
Jerry Lynn defeated Lazertron
Juventud Guerrera defeated Billy Kidman
Chris Jericho defeated Psychosis
Ultimo Dragon defeated Rey Mysterio Jr.
The Renegade defeated Johnny Swinger
Jacques Rougeau & Carl Oulette defeated Power Company
7/13/97:
Jim Duggan defeated Super Calo
The Ultimo Dragon defeated Juventud Guerrera
Mortis defeated La Parka
Michael Wallstreet defeated Alex Wright
7/20/97: Public Enemy defeated Roadblock & KC Thompson
7/27/97:
Chris Jericho defeated David Heath
Lizmark Jr. defeated Super Calo
Alex Wright defeated Tony Carr
Jeff Jarrett (w/ Debra McMichael) defeated Hector Guerrero
8/3/97 - preempted due to Atlanta Braves baseball on TBS

WCW @ Lakeland, FL - Jenkins Arena - May 5, 1997
MOnday Nitro:
Hugh Morrus & Konnan defeated Public Enemy
WCW Cruiserweight Champion Syxx defeated Rey Mysterio Jr.
Meng fought Lord Steven Regal to a no contest
Jeff Jarrett defeated Alex Wright
Glacier defeated Lizmark Jr.
The Giant & Diamond Dallas Page defeated WCW World Champion Hulk Hogan & Randy Savage via disqualification
Dark matches:
Steve McMichael defeated Rick Fuller
Madusa defeated Debbie Combs
Joe Gomez defeated the Renegade
Juventud Guerrera defeated Psychosis
Dean Malenko defeated the Ultimo Dragon
Rick & Scott Steiner defeated Power Company

WCW @ Orlando, FL - Universal Studios - May 6, 1997
TV taping:
Worldwide - 6/7/97 - featured Tony Schiavone & Bobby Heenan on commentary:
Chris Benoit (w/ Woman) defeated Dave Taylor via submission at 3:34 with the Crippler Crossface
Greg Valentine pinned Johnny Swinger at 2:00 with an elbow drop
Juventud Guerrera, Lizmark Jr, and Psychosis defeated Ciclope, Galaxy, & Villano IV at 2:16 when Lizmark pinned Ciclope with a standing moonsault
WCW US Champion Dean Malenko defeated Hector Guerrero in a non-title match via submission at 3:35 with the Texas Cloverleaf; Malenko did not have the title belt
Ice Train (w/ Teddy Long) pinned Roadblock at 2:13 with a splash
Harlem Heat (w/ Sister Sherri) defeated High Voltage at 6:04 when Booker T pinned Kaos following the Big Apple

WCW @ Orlando, FL - Universal Studios - May 7, 1997
Worldwide - 7/5/97 - featured Tony Schiavone & Bobby Heenan on commentary:
Buff Bagwell pinned Casey Thompson at 3:53 with the Blockbuster
The Giant defeated Hack Meyers & the Punisher in a handicap match at 1:00 by simultaneously pinning both opponents after delivering the chokeslam to each
Yugi Nagata pinned Super Calo at 2:41 with a rolling wheel kick
Mortis (w/ James Vandenberg) pinned Sgt. Buddy Lee Parker at 3:02 with the Flatliner
Glacier pinned Johnny Swinger at the 57-second mark with the Cryonic Kick
Rick & Scott Steiner defeated Public Enemy at 5:59 when Rick pinned Johnny Grunge after Grunge put himself through a table while attempting a flying elbow drop

WCW @ Orlando, FL - Universal Studios - May 8, 1997
Worldwide – 8/2/97 - featured Tony Schiavone & Bobby Heenan on commentary:
Chavo Guerrero Jr. pinned Billy Kidman at 4:03 with a moonsault after avoiding Kidman’s frog splash
Dean Malenko defeated Jerry Flynn via submission at 4:23 with the Texas Cloverleaf
Rick & Scott Steiner defeated Rick Fuller & Maxx at 3:14 when Scott pinned Fuller following the bulldog off the top double team
Super Calo pinned Hector Guerrero at 3:23 with a headscissors takeover off the top
Meng defeated Johnny Swinger via submission at 3:17 with the Tongan Death Grip
The Amazing French Canadians (w/ Col. Rob Parker) defeated High Voltage at 4:43 when Carl Oulette pinned Kaos with a legdrop off the top as Jacques Rougeau applied a Boston Crab

WCW Saturday Night - 5/10/97:
Chris Jericho defeated La Parka
Rey Mysterio Jr. defeated Billy Kidman
Chris Benoit defeated Big Al
Jeff Jarrett defeated Mark Starr
Meng defeated Roadblock
Scotty Riggs defeated Sgt. Craig Pittman

WCW @ Baltimore, MD - Arena - May 12, 1997 (8,058)
Meng defeated Rick Fuller
Mortis defeated Super Calo
Rey Mysterio Jr. defeated Psychosis
Glacier defeated Villano IV
The Giant & Diamond Dallas Page defeated Harlem Heat
Monday Nitro:
WCW TV Champion the Ultimo Dragon defeated Juventud Guerrera
WCW US Champion Dean Malenko pinned Steve McMichael
Wrath pinned Scotty Riggs
Konnan & Hugh Morrus defeated Alex Wright & Ice Train

WCW @ Salisbury, MD - May 13, 1997
WCW Saturday Night taping:
WCW US Champion Dean Malenko defeated Yuji Nagata
Alex Wright defeated Julio Sanchez
Joe Gomez fought the Renegade to a double count-out
Buff Bagwell defeated Lane Carlson
Lord Steven Regal defeated Sgt. Craig Pittman
Chris Jericho defeated Pat Tanaka
Scotty Riggs defeated Carl Outlette
Lizmark Jr. defeated Super Calo
The Giant defeated Buff Bagwell
5/17/97:
WCW TV Champion the Ultimo Dragon defeated Villano IV
Jeff Jarrett defeated Jim Powers
Wrath defeated Dave Moore
Yuji Yasuraoka defeated Julio Sanchez; after the bout, Rey Mysterio Jr. made the save (Yasuraoka's debut)
Meng defeated Pat Tanaka
The Giant defeated the Power Company in a handicap match

WCW @ Winston-Salem, NC - Lawrence Joel Memorial Coliseum - May 17, 1997
Lord Steven Regal defeated Alex Wright via submission with the Regal Stretch at around the 18-minute mark
Buff Bagwell defeated Scotty Riggs via forfeit when Riggs failed to appear as scheduled
Rey Mysterio Jr. pinned Psychosis at around the 15-minute mark with a springboard hurricanrana into a cover
Jeff Jarrett defeated WCW TV Champion the Ultimo Dragon in a non-title match via submission with the figure-4 at around the 19-minute mark
Dean Malenko (sub. for Chris Jericho) defeated WCW Cruiserweight Champion Syxx via disqualification when WCW Tag Team Champions Scott Hall & Kevin Nash attacked Malenko as he had the Texas Clover Leaf applied
Rick & Scott Steiner defeated Public Enemy at around the 25-minute mark when Rick pinned Johnny Grunge after avoiding an elbow off the top through a table
The Giant defeated WCW Tag Team Champions Scott Hall & Kevin Nash via disqualification in a handicap match at around the 12-minute mark when Syxx interfered; Lex Luger was scheduled to be the Giant's partner but wasn't allowed to compete; after the bout, Luger made the save against the nWo
Diamond Dallas Page defeated Randy Savage via disqualification at around the 8-minute mark when Buff Bagwell interfered as DDP attempted the Diamond Cutter; after the bout, Page dropped Bagwell with the Diamond Cutter, prompting Scott Hall, Kevin Nash, and Syxx to come out; moments later, the Giant, Lex Luger, and Rick & Scott Steiner made the save

Slamboree 97 - Charlotte, NC - Independence Arena - May 18, 1997 (9,643; announced as a sell out)
Yugi Nagata defeated Pat Tanaka
Public Enemy defeated Harlem Heat
Pay-per-view bouts - featured Tony Schiavone, Bobby Heenan, & Dusty Rhodes on commentary; included Randy Savage, with Elizabeth, interrupting a Gene Okerlund segment in the aisle and sending Okerlund backstage after Savage took his mic; moments later, Savage cut an in-ring promo on Diamond Dallas Page until DDP came out of the crowd - with the crutch Savage bent over him recently - and scared him to the floor, with Eric Bischoff, Scott Norton, Vincent, and Buff Bagwell coming out to hold him back; Page then said Savage had to leave the ring because he had a previous engagement - washing Hulk Hogan's car and kissing his ass; Savage then made his nWo teammates move aside so he could go to the ring; DDP laid out Savage, Bagwell, Bischoff, and Vincent with the crutch until Norton targetted his taped up ribs, with DDP being ganged up on for several moments until the Giant made the save; Savage again tried to get at Page but was forced backstage by the other members of the nWo:
Steven Regal defeated WCW TV Champion the Ultimo Dragon (w/ Sonny Onoo) to win the title at 16:04 via submission with the Regal Stretch following a reverse suplex after Onoo kicked his own man; Mike Tenay did guest commentary for the match
Madusa pinned Luna Vachon with a German suplex into a bridge at 5:09; Lee Marshall did guest commentary for the match
Rey Mysterio Jr. pinned Yuji Yasuraoka with the springboard hurricanrana at 15:01; Mike Tenay did guest commentary for the match
Glacier defeated Mortis (w/ James Vandenburg) via disqualification when Wrath interfered and choked Glacier with Mortis' stick at 1:54; after the bout, Mortis hit a modified Rocker Dropper onto the steel ring steps and was double teamed until a "fan" ran in the ring and made the save; moments later, security escorted the man from the ring as the commentary team introduced him as tournament karate champion Ernest Miller who had recently been seen on WCW Worldwide
WCW US Champion Dean Malenko defeated Jeff Jarrett (w/ Debra) via submission with the Texas Cloverleaf at 15:02 following a double underhook into a powerbomb, moments after Steve McMichael came ringside, pushed Jarrett back inside the ring as he was on the floor, and took Debra backstage with him to prepare for his match later in the show
Meng defeated Chris Benoit (w/ Woman) in a Death Match via KO with the Tongan Death Grip at 13:55 after catching Benoit as he came off the top with the diving headbutt; prior to the match, Jimmy Hart escorted Meng to the ring; early in the bout, Jacquline briefly appeared in the aisle before returning backstage; after the match, Benoit was attended to by medics
Rick & Scott Steiner defeated Konnan & Hugh Morrus at 9:35 when Rick pinned Morrus after Scott hit the Frankensteiner; after the match, Konnan assaulted Morrus before leaving ringside and firing Jimmy Hart - who appeared in the closing moments of the match
Steve McMichael (w/ Debra) pinned Reggie White at 15:17 when Jeff Jarrett came out and threw McMichael a second Halliburton, who then it White with it, after one of White's teammates stole away the Halliburton he came out with
Ric Flair, Roddy Piper, & Kevin Greene defeated WCW Cruiserweight Champion Syxx, WCW Tag Team Champions Kevin Nash & Scott Hall at 17:19 when Flair pinned Hall with the figure-4 as Piper had Nash in a sleeper and Greene hit a powerslam on Syxx; Nick Patrick was the replacement referee during the closing moments of the contest, after being reinstated as a WCW referee, and made the pinfall (Flair's return match after a 6-month absence)

WCW @ Asheville, NC - Civic Center - May 19, 1997
WCW US Champion Dean Malenko defeated Rey Mysterio Jr.
Wrath defeated Johnny Swinger
Hugh Morrus defeated Yuji Yasuraoka
Public Enemy defeated Konnan & Psychosis
Diamond Dallas Page defeated Mortis
Monday Nitro:
WCW TV Champion Lord Steven Regal defeated Prince Iaukea
Masahiro Chono defeated Dave Taylor
Scotty Riggs defeated Michael Wallstreet
Rick & Scott Steiner defeated Jeff Jarrett & Steve McMichael
Ric Flair defeated WCW Cruiserweight Champion Syxx via disqualification when the nWo interfered

WCW @ Columbia, SC - Township Auditorium - May 20, 1997
Bobby Eaton defeated Konnan
Hector Garza defeated Psychosis
Public Enemy defeated the Barbarian & Hugh Morrus in a streetfight
WCW Cruiserweight Champion Syxx defeated WCW US Champion Dean Malenko in a non-title match
Diamond Dallas Page defeated Buff Bagwell
Rick & Scott Steiner defeated Ric Flair & Jeff Jarrett

WCW Saturday Night - 5/24/97:
Alex Wright defeated Julio Sanchez
WCW US Champion Dean Malenko defeated Yuji Nagata
Buff Bagwell defeated Lenny Lane
WCW TV Champion Steve Regal defeated Sgt. Craig Pittman
Chris Jericho defeated Pat Tanaka
Scotty Riggs defeated Dave Taylor
Meng defeated T Rantula
Jeff Jarrett defeated Rick Fuller
Rick & Scott Steiner defeated Jacques Rougeau & Carl Oulette

WCW @ Louisville, KY - Broadbent Arena - May 24, 1997
WCW US Champion Dean Malenko defeated Alex Wright
Buff Bagwell defeatred Scotty Riggs
Rick & Scott Steiner defeated Public Enemy
WCW US Champion Dean Malenko fought Rey Mysterio Jr. to a draw
Diamond Dallas Page defeated Mortis
The Giant defeated WCW Tag Team Champions Kevin Nash & Scott Hall via disqualification in a handicap match

WCW @ Knoxville, TN - May 25, 1997
Alex Wright defeated Billy Kidman
Jeff Jarrett defeated Meng via count-out
Rick & Scott Steiner defeated Public Enemy via disqualification
Buff Bagwell defeated Scotty Riggs
WCW US Champion Dean Malenko fought Rey Mysterio Jr. to a no contest when both men's shoulders were counted to the mat
Diamond Dallas Page defeated Mortis
The Giant defeated WCW Tag Team Champions Kevin Nash & Scott Hall via disqualification in a handicap match

WCW @ Nashville, TN - Municipal Auditorium - May 26, 1997 (6,484)
Chris Benoit defeated Joey Maggs
Monday Nitro - included a segment where Madusa challenged Sonny Onoo for a WCW Women's Title shot against Akira Hokuto at the Great American Bash, with Onoo agreeing but demanding Madusa put her career on the line as well:
Juventud Guerrera, Hector Garza, & Super Calo defeated La Parka, Damien, & Ciclope at 6:25 when Garza pinned Ciclope with a powerbomb and reverse somersault splash
Psychosis pinned Alex Wright at 4:09 with a legdrop off the top
Wrath pinned Mark Starr at 2:34 with a uranage
Konnan defeated Villano IV via submission with the Tequilla Sunrise at 3:10
The Great Muta (w/ Sonny Onoo) fought Masahiro Chono to a no contest when Muta sprayed mist into Onoo's face and revealed he had joined the nWo
The Barbarian pinned Jim Powers at 3:18; after the bout, Chris Benoit appeared and challenged Barbarian to a match the following week
The Giant defeated Rick Fuller, Jerry Flynn, & Johnny Swinger in a handicap match at 2:16 after hitting the chokeslam on all three
Harlem Heat defeated Jeff Jarrett & Steve McMichael (w/ Debra) at 10:07 when Jarrett was pinned after McMichael, seeing Kevin Greene was commentating the match, walked out

WCW @ Chattanooga, TN - UTC Arena - May 27, 1997 (3,800)
WCW Saturday Night taping:
Horshu defeated Hardbody Harrison
Joe Gomez defeated the Renegade
Masahiro Chono defeated Kevin Kirby
Alex Wright defeated Joey Maggs
The Ultimo Dragon defeated Billy Kidman
Meng defeated Jim Powers
La Parka defeated Rick Fuller
The Great Muta defeated Rick Thorn
Diamond Dallas Page defeated Buff Bagwell
5/31/97 - featured Tony Schiavone & Dusty Rhodes on commentary:
Meng defeated Joe Gomez
Hugh Morrus defeated Johnny Swinger
Psychosis defeated Jim Powers
Rick & Scott Steiner defeated La Parka & Ciclope at 2:35 when Scott pinned Ciclope with a double underhook powerbomb
Wrath defeated Joey Maggs
Jeff Jarrett defeated Alex Wright
6/7/97 – 1-hour edition; featured Tony Schiavone & Dusty Rhodes on commentary; included an ad for WCW vs. the World on PlayStation; featured Lee Marshall conducting a backstage interview with Sonny Onoo & WCW Women’s Champion Akira Hokuto on Madusa risking her career at the Great American Bash; included Schiavone promoting a Hotline story on a WCW legend who had been absent from the ring for some time (Arn Anderson) and a star who would be joining WCW at the Bash event; featured an ad for the nWo gym bag and bear; included a video feature on Madusa and her feud with Hokuto; featured Marshall conducting a backstage interview with Hugh Morrus on his problems with Konnan and their bout at the Bash:
Public Enemy defeated Jerry Flynn & Mark Starr at 4:11 when Rocco Rock pinned Flynn after putting him through a table with the Drive By
Hector Garza pinned Billy Kidman at 2:44 with a standing moonsault after countering Kidman’s huracanrana into a powerbomb
Ultimo Dragon defeated Damien via submission at 4:12 with the Dragon Sleeper; Psychosis watched the match from the aisle
Buff Bagwell pinned Rick Fuller at 2:48 with the Buff Blockbuster
Harlem Heat (w/ Sister Sherri) defeated the Power Company at 2:45 when Booker T scored the pin following the Big Apple Diamond Dallas Page (w/ Kimberly) defeated Konnan via disqualification at 3:03 when Hugh Morrus interfered, shoved Page aside, and began stomping on Konnan; moments later, Page hit Morrus with the Diamond Cutter before Konnan fled the ring

WCW @ Athens, OH - May 31, 1997
Glacier defeated Mortis
Dean Malenko defeated WCW Cruiserweight Champion Syxx via disqualification when Buff Bagwell interfered
The Ultimo Dragon defeated WCW TV Champion Lord Steven Regal
Rick & Scott Steiner defeated Public Enemy
Diamond Dallas Page defeated Buff Bagwell
Ric Flair & Jeff Jarrett defeated Harlem Heat

WCW @ Dayton, OH - Hara Arena - June 2, 1997
Yuji Nagata defeated John Paul
Monday Nitro:
Glacier defeated Alex Wright
Buff Bagwell defeated Joe Gomez
Prince Iaukea defeated Hugh Morrus
Masahiro Chono & the Great Muta defeated Rick & Scott Steiner
WCW US Champion Dean Malenko defeated Michael Wallstreet
Ciclope & Damien defeated Harlem Heat
Chris Benoit defeated the Barbarian
Ric Flair defeated WCW Tag Team Champion Scott Hall via disqualification (The Very Best of Nitro Vol. 2)

WCW @ Buffalo, NY - Marine Midland Arena - June 6, 1997 (13,002)
Ilio DePaolo Memorial II
Gino Brito & Tony Parisi defeated Greg Valentine & Dory Funk Jr. via disqualification
WCW US Champion Dean Malenko defeated Alex Wright
Rick & Scott Steiner defeated Public Enemy
Diamond Dallas Page defeated Randy Savage
Chris Benoit defeated Meng via count-out
WCW US Champion Dean Malenko fought Rey Mysterio Jr. to a draw
WCW Tag Team Champions Scott Hall & Kevin Nash defeated Lex Luger & the Giant

WCW @ Ogdensburg, NY - Golden Dome - June 7, 1997 (1,780)
Buff Bagwell defeated Scotty Riggs
Jim Duggan defeated Michael Wallstreet
WCW US Champion Dean Malenko defeated Rey Mysterio Jr.
The Giant defeated Roadblock
Rick & Scott Steiner defeated Harlem Heat
Diamond Dallas Page defeated Randy Savage

Pro – 6/8/97 – this show was pre-empted on TBS due to Atlanta Braves baseball but aired throughout the week in syndication; featured Scott Hudson & Larry Zbyszko on commentary:
Glacier pinned Mark Starr at 1:28 after the Cryonic Kick
Meng defeated Adrian Byrd via submission at 3:47 with the Tongan Death Grip
M. Wallstreet pinned Mike Enos at 1:45 with the Wallstreet Crash
Harlem Heat (w/ Sister Sherri) defeated the Power Company at 2:36 when Booker T scored the pin following the Harlem Hangover
Joe Gomez pinned Super Calo at 2:56 with a sidewalk slam
Chris Jericho pinned Prince Iaukea at 3:31 after rolling through Iaukea’s springboard crossbody

WCW @ Glens Falls, NY - June 8, 1997
Buff Bagwell defeated Scotty Riggs
Jim Duggan defeated Michael Wallstreet
WCW US Champion Dean Malenko defeated Rey Mysterio Jr.
The Giant defeated Roadblock
Rick & Scott Steiner defeated Harlem Heat
Diamond Dallas Page defeated Randy Savage

WCW @ Boston, MA - FleetCenter - June 9, 1997
Ice Train defeated Damien
Glacier defeated Wrath
Monday Nitro:
The Ultimo Dragon, Super Calo, & Juventud Guerrera defeated Psychosis, Silver King, & La Parka
Alex Wright pinned Chris Jericho at 8:39 with his feet on the middle ropes for leverage after a reverse crossbody from the middle turnbuckle by Jericho put Wright on top for the cover
WCW Women's Champion Akira Hokuto defeated Malia Hosaka
Konnan fought Steve McMichael to a no contest
Lex Luger defeated WCW World Champion Hulk Hogan in a non-title match via submission with the Torture Rack at around the 5:30 mark after fighting off an interfering Syxx, WCW Tag Team Champions Scott Hall & Kevin Nash; prior to the match, Hogan and Eric Bischoff came out, with Hogan saying he only wrestled or put his title up when he wanted to and he didn't want to wrestle because he wouldn't want to bore the crowd with how easily he beat Luger; moments later, Luger came out, with Bischoff insulting him until Luger shoved him to the mat and knocked down Hogan to start the match; Bobby Heenan joined the commentary team late in the contest; after the match, Luger was beaten down by Hall, Nash, Hogan, and Syxx
Jeff Jarrett pinned WCW US Champion Dean Malenko to win the title after Eddie Guerrero interfered and hit a frog splash on the champion
Ric Flair & Roddy Piper defeated WCW Tag Team Champions Scott Hall & Kevin Nash via disqualification

WCW @ Birmingham, AL - June 11, 1997 (3,000)
Television taping:
Chris Benoit defeated Bobby Walker
Chris Jericho defeated Johnny Swinger
La Parka defeated Denny Brown
Glacier defeated Hardbody Harrison
Steve McMichael defeated Hector Guerrero
Psychosis, Silver King, & Damien defeated the Ultimo Dragon, Juventud Guerrera, & Super Calo
Scott Norton & Buff Bagwell defeated Power Company
Konnan defeated Joe Gomez
Public Enemy defeated the James Boys
Dean Malenko defeated WCW US Champion Jeff Jarrett via disqualification
Harlem Heat defeated Power Company
Michael Wallstreet defeated Joey Maggs
La Parka & Silver King defeated Super Calo & Juventud Guerrera
WCW Cruiserweight Champion Syxx defeated Chris Jericho
Lex Luger & the Giant defeated Scott Norton & Buff Bagwell

Great American Bash 97 - Moline, IL - Mark of the Quad - June 15, 1997 (9,613)
Pay-per-view bouts - featured Tony Schiavone, Bobby Heenan, & Dusty Rhodes on commentary:
The Ultimo Dragon defeated Psychosis (w/ Sonny Onoo) via submission with the Dragon Sleeper at 14:22 after Onoo accidentally kicked Psychosis in the head; Mike Tenay did guest commentary for the bout, subbing for Dusty Rhodes; the commentary team made note that Psychosis' tap out was understood as a submission
Harlem Heat (w/ Sister Sherri) defeated Rick & Scott Steiner via disqualification at 12:03 when Vincent ran in the ring and dropped an elbow on Booker T immediately after Booker sustained a top rope Frankensteiner from Scott; due to pre-match stipulations, Harlem Heat became the #1 contenders to the WCW Tag Team Titles; after the bout, Rick & Scott Steiner attacked Vincent and dropped him with the double team bulldog
Konnan defeated Hugh Morrus via KO at 10:36 with the Tequilla Sunrise after Morrus hit his face on the top turnbuckle while attempting the moonsault, followed by a German suplex
Glacier pinned Wrath (w/ James Vandenburg & Mortis) at 12:03 with the superkick after hitting Wrath with a chain thrown into the ring by Mortis; Mortis was handcuffed at ringside for the duration of the bout but helped double team Glacier after the match when Glacier became handcuffed to the top rope; eventually several referees came out to break up the fight and free Glacier from the rope; Mike Tenay did guest commentary for the bout
WCW Women's Champion Akira Hokuto (w/ Sonny Onoo) pinned Madusa at 11:44 with a brainbuster; Lee Marshal did guest commentary for the bout; after the bout, the champion continued to attack Madusa's left knee, which she appeared to seriously injure mid-way through the contest; due to pre-match stipulations, Madusa was forced to retire; after the contest, Gene Okerlund tried to interview the trainer at ringside as he helped Madusa backstage but both the trainer and Madusa refused to comment; later in the show, the trainer was shown backstage checking Madusa's bad knee
Chris Benoit defeated Meng in a death match at 14:58 via submission with the Crippler Crossface after being caught in the hold over a minute; Jimmy Hart escorted Meng ringside before the bout but was scared backstage by Benoit before the match began; after the match, Benoit was taken backstage on a stretcher and, several minutes later after being checked on by the trainer, Meng was taken backstage on a stretcher as well
Kevin Greene pinned Steve McMichael (w/ Debra) at 9:21 after WCW US Champion Jeff Jarrett interfered and accidentally hit McMichael in the back of the head with his Halliburton; during the bout, Greene's mother and father were shown sitting ringside
WCW Tag Team Champions Scott Hall & Kevin Nash defeated Ric Flair & Roddy Piper at 10:03 when Hall pinned Piper with the Outsider's Edge; Syxx was in the champions' corner but was chased backstage by Flair mid-way through the contest, leaving Piper to fend for himself
Randy Savage (w/ Elizabeth) pinned Diamond Dallas Page (w/ Kimberly) in a non-sanctioned lights out match at 15:56 with the flying elbowsmash after WCW Tag Team Champion Scott Hall interfered and dropped DDP with the Outsider's Edge (Macho Madness: The Ultimate Randy Savage Collection)

WCW @ Chicago, IL - United Center - June 16, 1997 (16,500)
Psychosis defeated Yuji Nagata
Rick & Scott Steiner defeated Public Enemy
Monday Nitro:
Glacier pinned Mortis (w/ James Vandenberg) with the Cryonic Kick; after the bout, Ernest Miller made the save for Glacier against Mortis and Wrath
Dean Malenko defeated Chavo Guerrero Jr. via submission with the Texas Cloverleaf
Super Calo pinned La Parka; after the match, La Parka assaulted Calo with a steel chair
Harlem Heat (w/ Sister Sherri) defeated the Jacques Rougeau & Pierre Oulette (w/ Col. Rob Parker) when Booker T pinned Jacques
WCW Cruiserweight Champion Syxx (w/ WCW Tag Team Champions Scott Hall & Kevin Nash) defeated Rey Mysterio Jr. via submission with the Buzz Killer
The Ultimo Dragon pinned Chris Jericho with a tiger suplex
Buff Bagwell & Scott Norton defeated WCW US Champion Jeff Jarrett & Steve McMichael when Bagwell pinned Jarrett; late in the match, McMichael dropped his partner with the tombstone

WCW @ Hamburg, Germany - Sporthalle - June 19, 1997
Rey Mysterio Jr. defeated Lord Steven Regal
Madusa defeated Luna Vachon
Alex Wright defeated Hugh Morrus
Rick & Scott Steiner defeated Harlem Heat
Diamond Dallas Page defeated Michael Wallstreet via disqualification
Chris Benoit defeated Meng
Dean Malenko defeated WCW Cruiserweight Champion Syxx via disqualification
Lex Luger & the Giant defeated WCW Tag Team Champions Kevin Nash & Scott Hall via disqualification

WCW @ Obenhausen, Germany - Sporthalle - June 21, 1997 (5,500)
WCW Take Over 97 - aired locally on DSF:
Alex Wright defeated Hugh Morrus
Madusa defeated Luna Vachon
Rick & Scott Steiner defeated Harlem Heat
Rey Mysterio Jr. defeated Dean Malenko
Diamond Dallas Page defeated Michael Wallstreet
Chris Benoit defeated Meng
Lex Luger & the Giant defeated WCW Tag Team Champions Kevin Nash & Scott Hall via disqualification

WCW @ Frankfort, Germany - June 22, 1997 (3,000)
Alex Wright defeated Hugh Morrus
Madusa defeated Luna Vachon
Lord Steven Regal defeated Dean Malenko
Rick & Scott Steiner defeated Harlem Heat
Diamond Dallas Page defeated Michael Wallstreet
Meng defeated Chris Benoit
Lex Luger & the Giant defeated WCW Tag Team Champions Kevin Nash & Scott Hall via disqualification

NJPW @ Tokyo, Japan - Korakuen Hall - June 22, 1997
Yutaka Yoshie defeated Shinya Makabe Osamu Kido defeated Kuniaki Kobayashi Michiyoshi Ohara & Tatsutoshi Goto defeated Takashi Iizuka & Tatsuhito Takaiwa Black Cat & El Samurai defeated Jushin Thunder Liger & Norio Honaga Akira Nogami, Akitoshi Saito, & Shiro Koshinaka defeated Kensuke Sasaki, Koji Kanemoto, & Shinjiro Otani Hiro Saito & Hiroyoshi Tenzan defeated Junji Hirata & Tadao Yasuda Masahiro Chono, nWo Sting, & the Great Muta (w/ Hiryoshi Tenzan) defeated Manabu Nakanishi, Satoshi Kojima, & Shinya Hashimoto at 5:46 when Muta pinned Kojima with a chop to the head off the top after Chono hit the Yakuza Kick; after the match, Hashimoto was triple teamed and beaten with nWo Sting's baseball bat

WCW @ Macon, GA - Coliseum - June 23, 1997
Bill Goldberg defeated Sgt. Buddy Lee Parker
Monday Nitro:
La Parka & Damien defeated Public Enemy
Chris Jericho defeated Alex Wright
Rick & Scott Steiner defeated Harlem Heat
Hector Garza defeated Villano IV
WCW Cruiserweight Champion Syxx defeated Chavo Guerrero Jr.
Steve McMichael defeated Konnan
Glacier & Ernest Miller defeated High Voltage
Diamond Dallas Page defeated WCW Tag Team Champion Scott Hall via disqualification when Randy Savage interfered

WCW @ Dalton, GA - June 24, 1997
Saturday Night taping:
Bill Goldberg defeated Buddy Landel
Joey Maggs defeated Chad Fortune
Hugh Morrus defeated Johnny Attitude
Scotty Riggs defeated Mike Enos
Vincent defeated JL
Lord Steven Regal defeated Bobby Eaton
Konnan defeated Rick Grange
Meng defeated the Renegade
Mortis & Wrath defeated Scott & Steve Armstrong
Jeff Jarrett defeated Scotty Riggs
Glacier & Ernest Miller defeated Mark Starr & Jerry Flynn
Chris Benoit defeated Rick Fuller
Jim Duggan defeated Mike Enos
Jerry Lynn defeated Johnny Swinger
Rick & Scott Steiner defeated La Parka & Damien
Lord Steven Regal defeated Psychosis
The Ultimo Dragon defeated Lenny Lane
Harlem Heat defeated Public Enemy via disqualification

WCW @ Fresno, CA - June 27, 1997 (7,000)
Eddie Guerrero defeated Dean Malenko
Rick & Scott Steiner defeated Masahiro Chono & Yuji Nagata
Rey Mysterio Jr. defeated Buff Bagwell
Ric Flair defeated WCW Cruiserweight Champion Syxx
Diamond Dallas Page defeated Randy Savage
WCW Tag Team Champions Kevin Nash & Scott Hall defeated Lex Luger & the Giant via disqualification

WCW @ Inglewood, CA - Great Western Forum - June 28, 1997 (11,000)
WCW Saturday Nitro - included Mike Tenay, Mark Madden, & Gene Okerlund on commentary as an internet-exclusive broadcast on WCWWrestling.com via RealAudio; featured an in-ring segment after intermission, with WCW World Champion Hulk Hogan, Eric Bischoff, WCW Tag Team Champions Scott Hall & Kevin Nash, Syxx, Randy Savage, Buff Bagwell, and Masahiro Chono claiming Los Angeles was "nWo country" and Hogan challenging Sting to come out and face him for the title:
Juventud Guerrera, Damien (sub. for Hector Garza), & Super Calo (sub. for Lizmark Jr) defeated Konnan, La Parka, & Villano IV when Guerrera pinned Villano with a roll up; after the match, Konnan's team attacked the winners, with Konnan then insulting the local border patrol on the mic
The Ultimo Dragon defeated Psychosis (w/ Sonny Onoo) via submission with the Dragon Sleeper
Eddie Guerrero pinned Dean Malenko with his feet on the ropes; after the match, Gene Okerlund conducted an interview with Guerrero, who stated since the fans cheered people like Sting who use baseball bats, he would use whatever tactics were necessary
Rick & Scott Steiner defeated Masahiro Chono (sub. for Scott Norton) & Buff Bagwell when Rick pinned Bagwell after a belly to belly suplex
WCW Cruiserweight Champion Syxx defeated Rey Mysterio Jr via submission with the Buzzkiller; prior to the match, Chris Jericho entered the ring and challenged the winner to face him for the title, with both participants agreeing
Chris Jericho pinned WCW Cruiserweight Champion Syxx to win the title in less than 2 minutes with a spinning heel kick after moving out of the way of Syxx's Bronco Buster attempt
Roddy Piper defeated Ric Flair via submission with the sleeper
Diamond Dallas Page pinned Randy Savage with the Diamond Cutter after Page lifted his boot as Savage came off the top
Lex Luger & the Giant defeated WCW Tag Team Champions Kevin Nash & Scott Hall via disqualification when WCW World Champion Hulk Hogan interfered and hit Luger with his title belt as Luger has Hall in the Torture Rack; after the match, Sting lowered from the rafters, attacked Hogan, and put him in the Scorpion Deathlock until Syxx hit the ring with a pipe, with Sting then releasing the hold; moments later, Sting delivered the Scorpion Death Drop to Hall, Nash was put in Luger's Torture Rack, and the Giant hit the choke slam on Syxx; Hall & Nash used the Fugees' "Ready or Not" as entrance music

WCW @ Las Vegas, NV - MGM Grand Garden Arena - June 30, 1997
Glacier defeated Wrath via disqualification
Hector Garza, Silver King, & Juventud Guerrera defeated Psychosis, La Parka, & Villano IV
WCW Cruiserweight Champion Chris Jericho defeated Syxx via disqualification
Monday Nitro - featured an opening in-ring promo by Ric Flair conducted by Gene Okerlund in which had two women bring out a mannequin dressed as Roddy Piper and then cut a promo on Piper; included Okerlund interviewing Rey Mysterio Jr. in the aisle in which Mysterio - after the attack he sustained weeks before from Kevin Nash - challenged Nash to a match later in the show, with Nash then coming out to accept the challenge; featured an in-ring promo by WCW World Champion Hulk Hogan & Eric Bischoff in which Hogan cut a promo on he and Dennis Rodman's match at Bash at the Beach against Lex Luger & the Giant, said Nash would destroy Mysterio, and Luger, the Giant, and Diamond Dallas Page would suffer later in the show; included the announcement Public Enemy would face Harlem Heat on WCW Saturday Night; featured Okerlund conducting an interview with Rick & Scott Steiner in which they said they worked to earn the #1 contender spot to face the Outsiders for the WCW Tag Team Titles, with the Outsiders and Syxx then appearing flanked by Scott Norton, Vincent, Buff Bagwell, and Masahiro Chono; Hall then offered the Steiners a contract which they signed and then left, with Hall revealing they signed for a tag match but it would be against Chono & the Great Muta; included a Kevin Sullivan vignette promoting his career vs. career match against Chris Benoit at Bash at the Beach; featured an outside shot of a white limo arriving to the arena, with the commentary team speculating it was the "impact player" promised to debut during the show; included Mike Tenay conducting an interview in the crowd with Raven in which Raven ignored each of Tenay's questions:
WCW Cruiserweight Champion Chris Jericho defeated Juventud Guerrera via submission with the Liontamer at 6:48 after a hurricanrana off the top; prior to the bout, it was announced Jericho won the title two days before at the Great Western Forum during WCW's Saturday Nitro Internet audio broadcast; after the match, Okerlund interviewed Jericho in the ring about his title win over the nWo Saturday until Syxx interrupted and said Jericho didn't beat anything until he got back to his hotel room that night and then slapped Jericho across the face; after the commercial break, security pulled the two men apart as they fought in the ring, with Alex Wright then coming out and cutting a heel promo while talking with Okerlund, saying he had been held back because he's German
Eddie Guerrero pinned Dean Malenko at 3:59 with the brainbuster and Frog Splash after ramming Malenko into Chavo Guerrero Jr. on the apron, knocking Chavo to the floor; after the bout, Eddie and Chavo left ringside together
WCW TV Champion Steve Regal defeated Hector Garza at 3:36 via submission with the Regal Stretch after lifting his knees to block a moonsault off the middle turnbuckle
Psychosis (w/ Sonny Onoo) pinned Super Calo at 2:40 when Onoo tripped Calo as he attempted to suplex Psychosis into the ring; after the bout, La Parka ran in the ring behind Calo as he attacked Psychosis and broke a wooden chair across his back, with Juventud Guerrera coming out moments later to make the save
Ric Flair, Chris Benoit, & Steve McMichael (w/ Debra) defeated Masahiro Chono, Buff Bagwell, & Scott Norton via disqualification at 3:31 when Vincent interfered and hit McMichael from behind; after the bout, McMichael knocked Vincent to the floor after hitting him in the back with his Halliburton; during the bout, it was said WCW US Champion Jeff Jarrett was still on probation with the Horsemen, explaining his not being ringside
High Voltage defeated Mortis & Wrath (w/ James Vandenberg) at 1:15 when Rage pinned Mortis after Ernest Miller, who came ringside moments earlier with Glacier, hit a top rope Feliner as Glacier distracted Wrath on the floor
WCW US Champion Jeff Jarrett defeated Konnan via submission with the figure-4 at 4:11 while grabbing onto Ric Flair outside the ring for added leverage, moments after Flair and Chris Benoit came ringside; prior to the bout, Raven was shown sitting in the crowd; after the match, Okerlund interviewed Jarrett and the remainder of the Horsemen in the ring with Flair telling Jarrett he was no longer a Horseman and Debra telling Jarrett he stinks; moments later, Jarrett said he would put Flair out to pasture and then left ringside (Raven's surprise debut)
WCW Tag Team Champion Kevin Nash pinned Rey Mysterio Jr. at 1:48 by placing one foot on his chest after hitting the powerbomb; after the bout, Nash dropped Mysterio twice more with the powerbomb and knocked out the referee before Konnan came out to the ring; after a brief staredown, Nash left ringside as Konnan attacked Mysterio's knee; after the commercial break, Mysterio was placed on a stretcher and taken backstage (The Very Best of Nitro Vol. 2)
Lex Luger, the Giant, & Diamond Dallas Page (w/ Kimberly) fought Randy Savage (w/ Elizabeth), WCW Tag Team Champions Kevin Nash & Scott Hall to a no contest at around the 4-minute mark after WCW World Champion Hulk Hogan attacked the Giant and Luger on the floor as DDP was triple teamed in the ring, with other members of the nWo coming out to beat down Luger & the Giant; several moments later, a fake Sting appeared in the crowd before the real Sting dropped from the rafters and cleared the ring; Curt Hennig then appeared and walked toward the ring just as Raven jumped the guard rail and the show ended (Hennig's surprise debut)

WCW @ Memphis, TN - Mid-South Coliseum - July 7, 1997 (7,799)
Monday Nitro:
Public Enemy defeated Harlem Heat (w/ Sister Sherri) at 4:55; after the bout, the Heat fired Sherri (Sherri's last appearance)
Konnan defeated Joe Gomez via submission at 3:11
Juventud Guerrera & Hector Garza defeated Villano IV & V at 6:16 when Guerrera pinned Villano V with the 450 splash
Buff Bagwell & Scott Norton defeated Eddie & Chavo Guerrero Jr. at 8:01 when Bagwell pinned Chavo with the Buff Blockbuster; after the bout, Eddie and Chavo argued backstage over the loss
La Parka (Diamond Dallas Page under a mask) pinned Randy Savage at 3:10 with the Diamond Cutter; after the bout, La Parka took off his mask to reveal himself as DDP (The Very Best of Nitro Vol. 2)
Psychosis & Silver King fought Glacier & Ernest Miller to a no contest at 2:17 when Mortis & Wrath interfered
Rick & Scott Steiner defeated Chris Benoit & Steve McMichael at 9:16 when Rick pinned Benoit after Kevin Sullivan interfered and hit Benoit with a chair

WCW @ Jackson, TN - Oman Arena - July 8, 1997
Saturday Night taping:
Chad Fortune defeated an unknown
Johnny Swinger defeated an unknown
Public Enemy defeated Villano IV & V
WCW TV Champion Lord Steven Regal defeated Scotty Riggs
The Ultimo Dragon defeated Hector Guerrero
Greg Valentine defeated Mike Enos
Juventud Guerrera & Hector Garza defeated La Parka & Psychosis
The Barbarian defeated Jerry Lynn
Eddie Guerrero defeated Joey Maggs
WCW US Champion Jeff Jarrett defeated Joe Gomez
Glacier & Ernest Miller defeated Scott & Steve Armstrong
WCW Cruiserweight Champion Chris Jericho defeated Alex Wright
Dave Taylor defeated David Haskins
Alex Wright defeated Hector Guerrero
Meng defeated Bobby Eaton
Syxx defeated Lenny Lane
Prince Iaukea defeated the Cheetah Kid
Super Calo, Juventud Guerrera, & Hector Garza defeated Silver King, Villano IV & V
Hugh Morrus defeated Roadblock
Chavo Guerrero Jr. defeated Johnny Swinger
Vincent defeated Scott Armstrong
Konnan & Scott Norton defeated Harlem Heat
7/12/97:
7/19/97

Bash at the Beach 97 - Daytona Beach, FL - Ocean Center - July 13, 1997 (7,851)
Pay-per-view bouts - featured Tony Schiavone, Bobby Heenan, & Dusty Rhodes on commentary; included a segment in which Gene Okerlund confronted Raven, who was sitting ringside with Stevie Richards, and asked him as to whether he would be Diamond Dallas Page's tag team partner later in the show; Raven then gave a cryptic answer with Richards then alluding to an announcement the following night, with Raven then smacking Richards in the face and Okerlund leaving; featured a black and white backstage promo by WCW World Champion Hulk Hogan & Dennis Rodman regarding their upcoming match with Lex Luger & the Giant:
Mortis & Wrath (w/ James Vandenburg) defeated Glacier & Ernest Miller at 9:47 when Mortis pinned Glacier with the Cryonic Kick, with a steel chain wrapped around his boot, moments after Glacier knocked Vandenburg off the apron with the same move; Mike Tenay provided guest commentary for the match
WCW Cruiserweight Champion Chris Jericho pinned the Ultimo Dragon at 12:55 with a reversal of a hurricanrana into a roll up; Mike Tenay provided guest commentary for the match; after the bout, Jericho and Dragon shook hands and hugged (Wrestling's Highest Flyers)
Rick & Scott Steiner defeated the Great Muta & Masahiro Chono at 11:37 when Rick pinned Muta after Muta sustained Scott's Frankensteiner and the DDT off the top rope double team; stipulations stated the Steiners would earn a shot at the WCW Tag Team Titles if they won
Juventud Guerrera, Hector Garza, & Lizmark Jr. defeated Villano IV, La Parka, & Psychosis (w/ Sonny Onoo) at 10:08 when Garza pinned an interfering Villano V with a springboard dropkick and standing moonsault; Villano V ran to the ring late in the contest and switched places with Villano IV; Mike Tenay provided guest commentary for the match (Wrestling's Highest Flyers)
Chris Benoit pinned Kevin Sullivan (w/ Jacqueline & Jimmy Hart) in a No DQ career match at 13:11 with the headbutt off the top when, after a verbal argument began between Sullivan and Jacqueline, Jacqueline smashed a wooden chair over Sullivan's head; during the bout, the fight briefly went to the ringside section beside Raven & Stevie Richards; stipulations stated the winner would retire from WCW; after the contest, Hart yelled at Sullivan that he let everyone down, with Sullivan shoving Hart down to the mat (Sullivan's last appearance for 2 years)
WCW US Champion Jeff Jarrett pinned Steve McMichael (w/ Debra McMichael) at 6:56 after Debra handed the champion the steel briefcase and Jarrett hit McMichael in the elbow and head with it behind the referee's back; after the match, Jarrett and Debra hugged on the floor and left ringside together
Randy Savage (w/ Elizabeth) & WCW Tag Team Champion Scott Hall defeated Diamond Dallas Page (w/ Kimberly) & Curt Hennig (mystery partner) at 9:35 when Savage pinned Page with one foot on his chest following the Outsider's Edge and Savage's flying elbowsmash; Page's ribs were heavily taped for the match; during the final moments of the bout, Hennig clubbed Page in the back of the head on the floor after Page accidentally held down the top rope, causing Hennig to hurt his back as he ran the ropes; Hennig then left ringside and watched the remainder of the match from the aisle (Hennig's in-ring debut)
Roddy Piper defeated Ric Flair via submission with the sleeper at 13:26; late in the bout, Steve McMichael & Chris Benoit came out, with Benoit accidentally hitting the headbutt off the top onto Flair and McMichael following by dropping Piper with the tombstone behind the referee's back; moments later, referee Mark Curtis ejected the two from ringside
Lex Luger & the Giant defeated WCW World Champion Hulk Hogan & Dennis Rodman (w/ Randy Savage) at 22:19 when referee Nick Patrick ran out, moments after referee Randy Anderson, and called for the bell as Hogan submitted to Luger's Torture Rack; during the bout, Rodman's agent was shown in the crowd; late in the contest, a large man in a Sting outfit climbed in the ring and hit the Giant in the back with a baseball bat as the Giant attempted to drop Rodman with the chokeslam; the commentary team referred to the man as Sting, despite him being tall enough to step over the top rope; after the match, Luger put both Rodman and Savage in the Torture Rack before they left ringside with Hogan (Rodman's in-ring debut)

WCW @ Orlando, FL - Arena - July 14, 1997
Joe Gomez defeated Jeff Bradley
Bill Gold (Goldberg) defeated Hugh Morrus
Monday Nitro - featured an opening in-ring introduction by Michael Buffer; included Kimberly introducing the Nitro Girls - Spice, Chae, AC Jazz, Fyre, and Tayo - who then performed an in-ring dance routine with chairs (the Nitro Girls' debut); featured still images of a fake Sting appearing the previous night at Bash at the Beach, with the commentary team alluding to the fact it was Kevin Nash; included Gene Okerlund conducting an interview in the aisle with Diamond Dallas Page & Kimberly regarding Curt Hennig turning on Page the night before, with Page saying he met up with Hennig six months ago after a show in Minneapolis and realized they had a lot in common; Page then said he doesn't get mad, he gets even; featured a Nitro Girls dance routine at the entrance stage; included Okerlund conducting an interview in the aisle with the Harlem Heat regarding WCW Tag Team Champions Scott Hall & Kevin Nash costing them title shots by sending Vincent out to interfere in their matches and the fact they would face Hall & Nash later in the show in a non-title match; featured Okerlund introducing footage from the previous night of Raven, with Stevie Richards, giving a vague answer as to why he was in WCW; moments later, Okerlund conducted an interview with Raven, with Richards, sitting ringside in which he said there was no announcement, after claiming he would make one; Richards then spoke up, questioning Raven's answer, with Raven then shoving him to the floor; included a performance by the Nitro Girls at the entrance stage; featured a performance by the Nitro Girls at the entrance stage; included the announcement that Nitro would air live the following Tuesday but would be preempted Monday; featured Okerlund conducting a closing interview with Lex Luger regarding he and the Giant's win the previous night over WCW World Champion Hulk Hogan & Dennis Rodman, with Luger then challenging Hogan to a title match for Road Wild; moments later, Bagwell, Chono, Norton, Konnan, Muta, Bagwell, Syxx, Hall, and Vincent came out and surrounded the ring; a man wearing a wig and Sting mask then appeared, climbed into the ring, and then took the wig and mask off to reveal himself as the real Sting as the show came to a close:
Alex Wright fought Prince Iaukea to a no contest at around the 2-minute mark when the Giant appeared, hit a chokeslam on the referee, Iaukea, and several members of security as Wright left the ring; prior to the bout, Wright cut an insert promo claiming the fans were jealous of him because of his body and the fact he gets so many girls; after the bout, the Giant cut an in-ring promo saying he wanted Kevin Nash after realizing Nash was the fake Sting the night before; as the segment ended, Doug Dillinger and other members of security came out to calm the Giant down
Eddie Guerrero pinned Chavo Guerrero Jr. at 4:15 with a powerbomb and the frog splash after raising his knees to block Chavo's own frog splash; prior to the bout, footage was shown from the previous week of Eddie walking out of his tag team match with Chavo against Scott Norton & Buff Bagwell; after the contest, Eddie hit the move a second time, with Hector Guerrero then appearing and standing over Chavo; moments later, Eddie shoved Hector to the mat and left the ring
Rick & Scott Steiner defeated Scott Norton & Buff Bagwell (w/ Vincent) via disqualification at 6:45 when the Great Muta & Masahiro Chono attacked the Steiners as the Steiners attempted the bulldog off the top double team on Bagwell; early in the contest, it was announced the Steiners would face WCW Tag Team Champions Scott Hall & Kevin Nash at Road Wild; during the contest, Konnan, Syxx, Hall, and Nash were shown arriving to the arena in a limo; after the contest, the Steiners eventually cleared the ring of all five opponents (Konnan's debut with the New World Order)
Chris Benoit defeated Mike Enos via submission with the Crippler Crossface at 3:47; prior to the bout, Benoit cut an insert promo on ending Kevin Sulivan's career the previous night at Bash at the Beach and said he would now focus on Horsemen business
La Parka defeated Super Calo via disqualification at the 49-second mark when Randy Savage attacked La Parka; prior to the bout, footage was shown from the previous week of Diamond Dallas Page, dressed as La Parka, beating Savage after hitting the Diamond Cutter; during La Parka's entrance, Kimberly was shown near the entranceway giving the Diamond Cutter sign, alluding that La Parka could be Diamond Dallas Page in disguise; after the contest, Page attacked Savage until Curt Hennig knocked Page out with a foreign object and then left the ring; moments later, Savage hit the flying elbowsmash on Page; Gene Okerlund then conducted an interview with Hennig in the aisle in which Hennig called Page the biggest mark in the industry and that he couldn't last 30 seconds with Hennig, just like he can't last 30 seconds "with that hosebag;" Ric Flair then appeared, bowed before Hennig, and went backstage with him
WCW Tag Team Champion Scott Hall & Syxx (sub. for WCW Tag Team Champion Kevin Nash) (w/ WCW Tag Team Champion Kevin Nash) defeated Harlem Heat at 9:01 when Hall pinned Booker T with the Outsider's Edge after Nash, confined to a wheelchair at ringside, leapt onto the apron behind the referee's back and clubbed Booker in the back of the head; prior to the bout, Eric Bischoff, Vincent, Konnan, Masahiro Chono, the Great Muta, Buff Bagwell, Scott Norton, Hall, Syxx, and Nash appeared at the entranceway; Bischoff then said Nash, in a wheelchair, was injured and then gave the mic to Nash for him to respond to claims he was dressed as Sting the previous night; Nash then had several of the New World Order members help him to his feet before officially welcoming Konnan, referred to as "K Dawg," into the nWo, with Konnan then revealing an nWo shirt underneath his button-up; during Harlem Heat's entrance, footage was shown from the June 16 Nitro in which Vincent interrupted the Heat's interview, with the Heat then double teaming him in the aisle
The Great Muta & Masahiro Chono (w/ Vincent) defeated Public Enemy at 6:51 when Chono pinned Johnny Grunge with the Mafia Kick after Muta sprayed green mist into Grunge's face; Muta joined the referee in making the pinfall during the cover
WCW US Champion Jeff Jarrett (w/ Debra McMichael) defeated Ric Flair via disqualification at 5:24 when, as Flair had the champion in the figure-4, Steve McMichael came ringside, argued with Debra, and then joined Chris Benoit and Flair in triple teaming Jarrett inside the ring; Jarrett eventually fled ringside with Debra

WCW @ Ft. Myers, FL - Lee County Civic Center - July 15, 1997

WCW @ Orlando, FL - Universal Studios - July 17, 1997

WCW @ Jacksonville, FL - Coliseum - July 22, 1997
Ice Train defeated an unknown
Bill Goldberg defeated John Betcha
Glacier & Ernest Miller defeated Villano IV & V
Tuesday Nitro:
Konnan defeated Tsubasa
The Ultimo Dragon defeated WCW TV Champion Lord Steven Regal to win the title at 3:25 via submission with the Dragon Sleeper
The Giant defeated the Great Muta via disqualification
Dean Malenko defeated Steve McMichael
Eddie Guerrero defeated Hector Guerrero
Lex Luger defeated Scott Norton via disqualification when Vincent interfered
Mortis & Wrath defeated Psychosis & La Parka
Buff Bagwell defeated Booker T
Curt Hennig defeated Michael Wallstreet
WCW Tag Team Champions Scott Hall & Kevin Nash defeated Ric Flair & Chris Benoit

WCW @ Orlando, FL - Universal Studios - July 26, 1997

WCW @ Philadelphia, PA - Corestates Center - July 26, 1997
Public Enemy defeated High Voltage
Chris Jericho defeated Alex Wright
Chris Benoit defeated Lord Steven Regal
Eddie Guerrero defeated Dean Malenko
Rick & Scott Steiner defeated Buff Bagwell & Scott Norton
WCW US Champion Jeff Jarrett defeated Steve McMichael
Ric Flair defeated Syxx
Randy Savage defeated Diamond Dallas Page via count-out
WCW Tag Team Champions Scott Hall & Kevin Nash defeated Lex Luger & the Giant

WCW @ Johnstown, PA - July 27, 1997
Chris Jericho defeated Alex Wright
Chris Benoit defeated Lord Steven Regal
Eddie Guerrero defeated Dean Malenko
Rick & Scott Steiner defeated Buff Bagwell & Scott Norton
WCW US Champion Jeff Jarrett defeated Steve McMichael
Randy Savage defeated Diamond Dallas Page via count-out
Ric Flair defeated Syxx
WCW Tag Team Champions Scott Hall & Kevin Nash defeated Lex Luger & the Giant

WCW @ Charleston, WV - Civic Center - July 28, 1997 (9,575)
Chavo Guerrero Jr. defeated Gorgeous George III
Harlem Heat defeated Villano IV & V
Monday Nitro:
Ric Flair & Curt Hennig defeated Buff Bagwell & Scott Norton when Hennig pinned Bagwell with the fisherman's suplex
WCW TV Champion the Ultimo Dragon defeated Prince Iaukea via submission with the Dragon sleeper
Chris Benoit & Steve McMichael defeated the Texas Hangmen
Alex Wright pinned WCW Cruiserweight Champion Chris Jericho to win the title with a German suplex
Syxx pinned Diamond Dallas Page
Dean Malenko defeated Hector Guerrero via submission with the Texas Cloverleaf
The Giant pinned the Great Muta with the chokeslam
Konnan defeated La Parka via submission with the Tequilla Sunrise
Scott Steiner defeated Randy Savage via disqualification when WCW Tag Team Champions Scott Hall & Kevin Nash interfered

WCW @ Gainesville, GA - Georgia Mountains Center - July 30, 1997
Saturday Night taping:
Dave Taylor defeated Joe Gomez
Chris Jericho defeated Psychosis
Alex Wright defeated Chavo Guerrero Jr.
Harlem Heat defeated High Voltage
Curt Hennig defeated Bobby Eaton
Chris Benoit & Steve McMichael defeated Villano IV & V
Diamond Dallas Page defeated Vincent
Syxx defeated Billy Kidman
Alex Wright defeated Scotty Riggs
Konnan defeated Psychosis
Dean Malenko defeated Lenny Lane
Dark matches after the taping:
Diamond Dallas Page defeated Curt Hennig
Rick & Scott Steiner fought Meng & the Barbarian to a no contest

NJPW @ Tokyo, Japan - Sumo Hall - August 1, 1997 (10,500)
Takashi Iizuka & Kazuyuki Fujita defeated Kendo Kashin & Tatsuhito Takaiwa at 9:20 when Takaiwa submitted to Iizuka
Shinjiro Ohtani & Koji Kanemoto defeated Jushin Liger & El Samurai at 17:24 when Ohtani pinned Liger
Tatsumi Fujinami & Osamu Kido defeated Riki Choshu & Kengo Kimura at 9:06 when Kido pinned Kimura
Satoshi Kojima pinned Lord Steven Regal at 9:45
Hiroyoshi Tenzan pinned Tadao Yasuda at 10:31
Scott Norton pinned Junji Hirata at 6:31
Masahiro Chono defeated Michiyoshi Ohara at 18:39 via submission
The Great Muta pinned Manabu Nakanishi at 10:25
Shinya Hashimoto defeated Kazuo Yamazaki at 11:35 via submission

NJPW @ Tokyo, Japan - Sumo Hall - August 2, 1997 (11,000)
Jushin Liger, El Samurai, & Norio Honaga defeated Shinjiro Ohtani, Koji Kanemoto, & Tatsuhito Takaiwa at 15:41 when Honaga pinned Kanemoto
Michiyoshi Ohara, Tatsutoshi Goto, & Kuniaki Kobayashi defeated Takashi Iizuka, Osamu Kido, Kazuo Yamazaki at 13:18 when Ohara pinned Iizuka
Kengo Kimura, Akira Nogami, & Akitoshi Saito defeated Tadao Yasuda, Manabu Nakanishi, & Satoshi Kojima at 12:04 when Kimura pinned Yasuda
Lord Steven Regal defeated Hiro Saito at 9:36 via submission
Don Frye defeated Kazuyuki Fujita at 6:40 via submission
Kensuke Sasaki pinned Buff Bagwell at 8:04
Hiroyoshi Tenzan pinned Satoshi Kojima at 11:43
Scott Norton pinned the Great Muta at 6:31
Shinya Hashimoto defeated Masahiro Chono at 5:45 via submission

WCW @ Grand Rapids, MI - Van Andel Arena - August 3, 1997 (4,115)
Chris Benoit defeated the Barbarian
WCW Cruiserweight Champion Alex Wright defeated Chris Jericho
Eddie Guerrero defeated Dean Malenko
Rick & Scott Steiner defeated Harlem Heat
WCW US Champion Jeff Jarrett defeated Ric Flair
Lex Luger, the Giant, & Diamond Dallas Page defeated Syxx, WCW Tag Team Champions Scott Hall & Kevin Nash

NJPW @ Tokyo, Japan - Sumo Hall - August 3, 1997 (11,000)
Akitoshi Saito & Kuniaki Kobayashi defeated Koji Kanemoto & Shinjiro Ohtani at 15:45 when Saito pinned Kanemoto
Tatsuhito Takaiwa pinned El Samurai at 16:42
Jushin Liger pinned Kendo Kashin at 12:09
Buff Bagwell & Hiro Saito defeated Tatsutoshi Goto & Michiyoshi Ohara at 16:10 when Bagwell pinned Goto
Hiroyoshi Tenzan pinned Shinya Hashimoto at 14:01
Kensuke Sasaki pinned Scott Norton at 5:16
The Great Muta pinned Lord Steven Regal at 6:40 with a backbreaker and the moonsault off the top
Akira Nogami, Kengo Kimura, & Tatsumi Fujinami defeated Satoshi Kojima, Manabu Nakanishi, & Junji Hirata at 12:57 when Nogami pinned Kojima
G-1 Climax Finals: Kensuke Sasaki pinned Hiroyoshi Tenzan at 8:09

WCW @ Auburn Hills, MI - Palace - August 4, 1997 (17,616)
Prince Iaukea defeated Brad Armstrong
Monday Nitro - 100th episode; 3-hour show; featured an opening welcome by Michael Buffer; included a performance by the Nitro Girls at the entrance stage; featured an in-ring promo by WCW World Champion Hulk Hogan & Eric Bischoff regarding Hogan's title defense later in the night against Lex Luger and facing Luger at Road Wild; included a video package recapping the past year for Sting, his transformation to the black and white costume, and confrontations with the New World Order; featured a segment in which Gene Okerlund tried to interview Raven, sitting ringside, with Stevie Richards then interrupting and presenting Raven with a WCW contract after renegotiating with JJ Dillon and Ted Turner; Richards handed him a pen and the contract, with Raven flipping through it and then spitting Richards in the face before shoving him to the floor, prompting a "Raven" chant from the crowd; moments later, Raven went to punch Richards but Richards caught the punch and told Raven he wouldn't abuse him anymore, with Raven smiling and walking away; included a vignette on Luger to promote his match with Hogan later in the show; featured Okerlund conducting an interview with Luger in the aisle regarding his title shot later in the show against Hogan, with Luger guaranteeing he would put Hogan in the Torture Rack and win the title; included a performance at the entrance stage by the Nitro Girls; featured Okerlund conducting an interview in the aisle with Diamond Dallas Page regarding his match later in the show against Ric Flair and Flair's friendship with Curt Hennig; included Okerlund conducting an in-ring interview with Rick & Scott Steiner, who came out alongside Ted Dibiase; moments later, Dibiase told Okerlund that he had made some bad choices, was no longer a member of the nWo, and he would prove himself to the Steiners at Road Wild against WCW Tag Team Champions Scott Hall & Kevin Nash; moments later, Hall & Nash appeared at the entrance stage, with Hall saying the Steiners were good but they were better and Nash telling Dibiase that he was a dead man; featured a performance by the Nitro Girls at the entrance stage; included an in-ring promo by Eric Bischoff in which he called out JJ Dillon and, moments later, told Dillon that if the Giant ever touched him he would sue him for everything his grandchildren will ever own; Bischoff followed by saying he would kick Larry Zbyszko in the middle of the eyes if he ever messed with him again; Dillon then left the ring after saying he didn't need to relay any message to Zbyszko because Zbyszko heard every word; featured a performance by the Nitro Girls at the broadcast table; included Okerlund conducting an in-ring interview with Dillon regarding Sting's actions in the past year, with Dillon then saying he had a contract for a match for Sting to face a free agent at any time and place of his choosing; moments later, Sting came down from the rafters and Dillon presented him with a contract to face Hennig as a way to rebuild the trust between Sting and WCW, with Sting then tearing up the contract and leaving the ring; moments later, Dillon said he wouldn't give up; featured a performance by the Nitro Girls in the aisle:
Curt Hennig pinned Mortis (w/ James Vandenburg) with the Hennig Plex at 3:47; during the bout, security could be seen taking a sign from a ringside fan in plain view of the camera
WCW US Champion Jeff Jarrett (w/ Debra McMichael) & Dean Malenko defeated Hector & Chavo Guerrero Jr. at 4:52 when Hector submitted to Malenko's Texas Cloverleaf after Malenko dropped Hector him with an electric chair
The Giant defeated Scott D'Amore, Lenny Lane, & Joey Maggs in a handicap match at 1:35 by pinning all three men after dropping them with chokeslams; prior to the bout, it was announced Giant would face Randy Savage at Road Wild; after the match, Savage, with Elizabeth, interrupted at the entrance stage and cut a promo on facing the Giant in Sturgis, with Giant then leaving the ring and stalking Savage backstage
Public Enemy defeated High Voltage at 5:13 when Johnny Grunge pinned Rage with a roll up after Rage accidentally knocked Kaos to the floor with a clothesline when Grunge moved out of the way; mid-way through the match, Rocco Rock appeared to injure himself after crashing through a ringside table; after the bout, Grunge was briefly double teamed in the ring
WCW Cruiserweight Champion Alex Wright pinned Scotty Riggs with a missile dropkick after knocking Riggs off the top at 3:45; prior to the bout, Wright interrupted the Nitro Girls performance to dance with them at the entrance stage; moments later, Gene Okerlund conducted an interview with Wright regarding his title defense at Road Wild against Chris Jericho
Chris Benoit defeated Syxx via disqualification at 4:01 when WCW US Champion Jeff Jarrett ran out and attacked Benoit as Benoit had Syxx on the top rope; after the bout, Steve McMichael ran out and brawled with Jarrett as Dean Malenko appeared and fought with Benoit, ending with Benoit & McMichael clearing the ring
Booker T (w/ Stevie Ray) pinned Vincent at the 49-second mark with a Harlem side kick; prior to the bout, it was announced Harlem Heat would face Scott Norton & Buff Bagwell at Road Wild; after the match, Harlem Heat double teamed Vincent in the ring
Wrath (w/ James Vandenburg) pinned the Barbarian at 2:58 by catching him coming off the top and hitting the Death Penalty; after the match, Meng came out and confronted Wrath, with Vandenburg then calling for Wrath to leave the ring
Konnan defeated Psychosis (w/ Sonny Onoo) via submission with the Tequilla Sunrise; after the match, Rey Mysterio Jr. came out to the ring on crutches and confronted Konnan, eventually breaking one crutch over Konnan's back after revealing his injury wasn't serious; moments later, Mysterio helped Psychosis to his feet and cut a promo on Konnan
Glacier & Ernest Miller defeated Silver King & Damien at 3:26 when Miller pinned Damien with a spin kick off the top
Diamond Dallas Page defeated Ric Flair via disqualification at around the 10-minute mark when Curt Hennig interfered; Kimberly joined Page at the entrance stage for his entrance as she was already dancing at the broadcast table; Hennig joined Flair at the entrance stage for his entrance and shook his hand before returning backstage; moments later, as Page was in control of the match, Hennig came ringside to cheer Flair on; during the contest, it was noted Flair would face Syxx at Road Wild and Page would face Hennig; after the match, Flair and Hennig double teamed Page but Page eventually cleared them from the ring
Villano IV & V defeated Hector Garza & Lizmark Jr. at 6:43 when Lizmark was pinned with an inside cradle after the Villanos switched places behind the referee's back
Lex Luger defeated WCW World Champion Hulk Hogan to win the title via submission with the Torture Rack at around the 11-minute mark after fighting off an interfering Randy Savage and WCW Tag Team Champions Scott Hall & Kevin Nash; late in the bout, Luger kicked out of Hogan's legdrop, prompting the New World Order to come ringside; after the match, Luger was congratulated in the ring by Rick & Scott Steiner, Diamond Dallas Page, Glacier, Ernest Miller, the Giant, Rey Mysterio Jr., the Barbarian, Stevie Richards, Nick Patrick, Dean Malenko, Prince Iaukea, Ted Dibiase, Joey Maggs, Chavo Guerrero Jr., WCW Cruiserweight Champion Alex Wright, High Voltage, and several others; moments later, the celebration continued backstage as Luger was doused with champagne and "nWo" was washed off the title belt; Hogan was then shown yelling and tipping over tables backstage as Savage, Hall, Nash, Syxx, and Vincent watched, then saying he would get payback in Sturgis; the closing shot of the show showed the continuing backstage celebration for Luger, now involving Chris Benoit and Steve McMichael (Greatest Wrestling Stars of the 90s, The Very Best of Nitro)

Road Wild 97 - Sturgis, SD - Sturgis Rally & Race - August 9, 1997 (6,500)
Pay-per-view bouts - featured Tony Schiavone, Dusty Rhodes, & Bobby Heenan on commentary; included footage of Rick & Scott Steiner, Diamond Dallas Page, and Steve McMichael driving on their motorcycles to the show; Sturgis Mayor Clifford Linn was in attendance for the show; featured an nWo vignette in which Eric Bischoff said Lex Luger would pay later in the show:
Harlem Heat defeated Buff Bagwell & Scott Norton (w/ Vincent) at 10:19 when Booker T pinned Norton with a kick to the face and Harlem Side Kick after Jacquline, who came ringside late in the match, climbed on Norton's back when the referee wasn't looking; Jacquline held Norton's foot down from the outside during the cover (Jacquline's debut with Harlem Heat)
Konnan defeated Rey Mysterio Jr. in a Mexican Death Match at 10:55 via submission with the Tequilla Sunrise after catching Mysterio coming off the top and hitting a cradle DDT; after the bout, Konnan kept the hold applied for several moments before several referees and the trainer came out to check on Mysterio; Mike Tenay did guest commentary for the bout
Chris Benoit & Steve McMichael defeated WCW US Champion Jeff Jarrett (w/ Debra) & Dean Malenko in an elimination match at 9:36; McMichael pinned Jarrett at 7:10 when Jarrett dropped McMichael with a jawbreaker and then threw McMichael on top of himself to get himself eliminated; McMichael pinned Malenko with the tombstone
WCW Cruiserweight Champion Alex Wright pinned Chris Jericho at 13:02 with a roll over and grabbing the tights for leverage
Ric Flair pinned Syxx with his feet on the ropes for leverage at 11:05 after blocking the Bronko Buster by lifting his foot up as Syxx charged the corner
Curt Hennig pinned Diamond Dallas Page at 9:42 with a kick to the midsection and the Hennig Plex after DDP dropped an interfering Ric Flair with the Diamond Cutter; prior to the bout, Kimberly escorted DDP to the ring
The Giant pinned Randy Savage (w/ Elizabeth) at 6:05 by catching Savage as he came off the top and hitting the chokeslam
Rick & Scott Steiner (w/ Ted Dibiase) defeated WCW Tag Team Champions Kevin Nash & Scott Hall via disqualification at 15:27 when Nash pulled referee Nick Patrick out of the ring after Hall sustained the bulldog off the top double team and was being covered by Scott; after the match, the crowd chanted "Bullshit"
Hulk Hogan pinned WCW World Champion Lex Luger to win the title at 16:14 with the legdrop after a fake Sting came out and hit Luger in the back with his baseball bat, moments after Luger fought off outside interference from Kevin Nash, Scott Norton, Syxx, and Buff Bagwell; after the match, Curt Hennig, Rick & Scott Steiner came out to check on Luger; moments later, Hogan was shown celebrating backstage with Nash, Savage, Vincent, Bagwell, Norton, Konnan, Syxx, and Dennis Rodman

Worldwide - 8/9/97 - featured Tony Schiavone & Bobby Heenan on commentary; included Lee Marshall conducting a backstage interview with Dean Malenko regarding Eddie Guerrero costing him the WCW Cruiserweight Title and WCW US Title; featured Marshall conducting a backstage interview with Guerrero regarding his rivalry with Malenko and Malenko's accusations against him earlier in the show:
High Voltage defeated Doc Dean & Robbie Brookside at 4:13 when Rage pinned Dean with a crossbody off the top as Dean was on Kaos's shoulders
Public Enemy defeated Power Company at 4:19 when Rocco Rock scored the pin after Johnny Grunge powerbombed Rock onto one of the opponents, laid across a table inside the ring; the table had tape all over it, making it obvious it was pre-cut; after the contest, Public Enemy went into the crowd to celebrate
Steve Regal defeated Billy Kidman via submission with the Regal Stretch at 2:45
Dean Malenko defeated Hack Meyers at 3:39 via submission with the STF after failing to apply the Texas Cloverleaf; Meyers began tapping out as Malenko flubbed the Texas Cloverleaf and before the STF was applied
Mortis (w/ James Vandenberg) pinned Mark Starr at 3:20 with a spin kick from the middle turnbuckle
WCW US Champion Jeff Jarrett (w/ Debra McMichael) defeated the Barbarian via submission with the figure-4 at 5:01, as Jarrett held onto Debra for added leverage outside the ring; Jarrett did not appear with the title belt and was not recognized by the commentary team as champion

WCW @ Denver, CO - Coliseum - August 11, 1997 (7,444)
Syxx & Konnan defeated Super Calo & Ciclope
Monday Nitro - featured opening footage of the Giant backstage in which he met with Head of Security Doug Dillenger and a police officer, read something from the police officer, and then walked away upset; included Michael Buffer opening the show with his trademark line; featured a performance by the Nitro Girls at the entrance stage; included Gene Okerlund conducting an interview with Ted Dibiase, Rick & Scott Steiner at the entranceway regarding WCW Tag Team Champions Kevin Nash & Scott Hall getting themselves disqualified to keep their belts at Road Wild, during which they said they would take a step back, regroup, and come after Nash & Hall again; moments later, Dibiase asked for referee Nick Patrick to come out, with Patrick then stating he let the match go on as long as he could and then criticized referee Randy Anderson for what happened to Lex Luger at the pay-per-view; featured a performance of the Nitro Girls at the entranceway, during which WCW Cruiserweight Champion Alex Wright began dancing which caused them to leave; moments later, Okerlund conducted an interview with Wright in which he made fun of the fans; included Okerlund conducting an interview at the entranceway with Ric Flair and Curt Hennig in which Flair questioned why Hennig was speaking backstage with Eric Bischoff; moments later, Steve McMichael and Chris Benoit came out, with Hennig saying he wasn't with Bischoff and he wasn't a Horseman; Flair then asked if Hennig would be his partner at the Clash of the Champions to face Konnan & Syxx, with Hennig agreeing but he wouldn't go so far as to say he was a Horseman; featured an in-ring promo by Eric Bischoff, alongside Hall, Syxx, Buff Bagwell, Scott Norton, and Vincent, in which Bischoff congratulated Hulk Hogan on regaining the WCW World Title; moments later, all the nWo members sang "Happy Birthday" to Hogan, who was filming a movie in Montreal; Bischoff then referred to what happened to the Giant earlier in the show and stated he had been served with a restraining order and if he got within 50 feet of Bischoff, he would go to jail; moments later, Bagwell went out to the floor and spraypainted a line 50 feet from the ring to signify as close as the Giant could get to Bischoff; the Giant then appeared, with Larry Zbyzsko and JJ Dillon then coming out to keep the Giant back but he stepped across the line anyway; as the Giant was taken backstage by police, Hall came up behind Zbyzsko and taunted him; included an in-ring performance by the Nitro Girls; featured backstage footage of Mark Madden speaking with Harlem Heat & Jacqualine at the WCWwrestling.com table backstage; included Okerlund conducting an in-ring interview with Lex Luger in which Luger said he didn't blame Randy Anderson for his loss of the WCW World Title and said the nWo was just a step away from losing everything; featured a performance by the Nitro Girls at the entranceway; included Okerlund conducting an in-ring interview with Dillon regarding Sting, during which Sting came down from the rafters into the crowd after Dillon offered Sting a new contract; after Sting got into the ring, Dillon said he would give him the chance to face Syxx one-on-one, with Sting then ripping up the contract and putting it in Dillon's jacket pocket; as Okerlund asked Sting what he wanted, the crowd repeatedly shouted "Hogan":
WCW Tag Team Champions Kevin Nash & Scott Hall (w/ Syxx) defeated Bobby Star & David Moore at 1:29 when Nash pinned Star with a boot on his face following the powerbomb; prior to the bout, Hall & Nash cut an in-ring promo in which they bragged over still having the titles after facing Rick & Scott Steiner at Road Wild; Star & Moore used the Steiners' theme music for their ring entrance; during the contest, the commentary team agreed that it wasn't Sting who cost Lex Luger the WCW World Title at the pay-per-view; after the bout, the Steiners and Ted Dibiase came through the crowd, cleared the Outsiders from the ring, and celebrated in the ring with the title belts
Meng pinned Wrath (w/ James Vandenburg) at 2:43 with the Tongan Death Grip; after the bout, Mortis came out to double team Meng until the Barbarian appeared to make the save; moments later, Meng & the Barbarian cleared the ring and scared Vandenburg into the crowd
Eddie Guerrero pinned Chris Jericho at 4:34 with the frog splash after causing Jericho to crotch himself on the top
Dean Malenko defeated WCW US Champion Jeff Jarrett (w/ Debra McMichael) via disqualification at around the 7-minute mark when Eddie Guerrero interfered as Jarrett was in the Texas Cloverleaf; early in the contest, Jarrett attempted to leave the ring but was blocked by Steve McMichael; during the bout, it was announced Wargames at Fall Brawl would feature WCW vs. nWo but the participants had yet to be determined; after the bout, McMichael ran back out to clear the ring, with Malenko then attacking McMichael and knocking him to the floor
Rick & Scott Steiner (w/ Ted Dibiase) defeated Chris Benoit & Steve McMichael at 4:04 when Rick pinned McMichael after catching McMichael coming off the top and hitting a belly to belly suplex, seemingly knocking McMichael out
Diamond Dallas Page pinned Buff Bagwell (w/ Vincent) with the Diamond Cutter at 3:35 after Bagwell collided with Vincent on the ring apron; prior to the bout, Kimberly escorted Page down the aisle
WCW TV Champion the Ultimo Dragon defeated Mortis (w/ James Vandenburg) at 3:09 via submission with the Dragon Sleeper after reversing a Samoan Drop off the top into a powerbomb
Randy Savage (w/ Elizabeth) defeated Curt Hennig via disqualification at around the 5-minute mark when Diamond Dallas Page jumped Hennig; moments later, Page and Savage began fighting with WCW Tag Team Champion Scott Hall then appearing to double team Page; Savage then twice hit the flying elbowsmash on Page until Lex Luger ran out to clear the ring
Dark match after the show: Ric Flair & Chris Benoit defeated Harlem Heat (w/ Jacqualine)

WCW @ Colorado Springs, CO - City Auditorium - August 12, 1997
WCW Saturday Night taping:
Eddie Guerrero defeated Jim Powers
Stevie Richards defeated Lenny Lane
Diamond Dallas Page defeated Rick Fuller
Konnan & Syxx defeated the Texas Hangmen
Jeff Jarrett defeated Mark Starr
Super Calo defeated the Renegade
WCW US Champion Steve McMichael defeated Hector Guerrero
Ric Flair & Curt Hennig defeated Mortis & Wrath
8/16/97:
Chris Jericho pinned WCW Cruiserweight Champion Alex Wright to win the title

Worldwide - 8/16/97 - hosted by Tony Schiavone & Bobby Heenan; included Lee Marshall conducting a backstage interview with Dean Malenko regarding Eddie Guerrero's recent change in attitude, with Malenko claiming he would take care of Guerrero just like every other problem he's solved; featured Marshall conducting a backstage interview with WCW TV Champion Alex Wright about his attitude, dance moves, and representing Germany as a champion:
Public Enemy defeated the Amazing French Canadians (w/ Col. Rob Parker) at 7:40 when Johnny Grunge pinned Carl Oulette after Oulette crashed through a table while attempting the assisted senton off the top
Buff Bagwell pinned Mark Starr at 2:42 with the Buff Blockbuster
Roadblock pinned Lizmark Jr. at 1:49 with the Dead End splash
Rick & Scott Steiner defeated Power Company at 3:32 when Scott pinned Dave Power following the bulldog off the top double team
Juventud Guerrera pinned Super Calo at 3:32 with a springboard somersault dropkick
WCW US Champion Jeff Jarrett (w/ Debra McMichael) pinned Chris Jericho in a non-title match at 5:56 by grabbing the middle rope for leverage as Jericho attempted a roll up; Jarrett did not come out in possession of the title belt

WCW @ Huntsville, AL - Von Braun Civic Center - August 16, 1997
Scotty Riggs defeated Dave Taylor
WCW Cruiserweight Champion Chris Jericho defeated Alex Wright
Rick & Scott Steiner defeated Scott Norton & Buff Bagwell
WCW US Champion Jeff Jarrett defeated Chris Benoit
Ric Flair defeated Syxx
The Giant defeated WCW Tag Team Champion Kevin Nash via disqualification

WCW @ Tupelo, MS - Coliseum - August 17, 1997
WCW US Champion Jeff Jarrett defeated Chris Benoit

WCW @ Birmingham, AL - BJCC - August 18, 1997
Yuji Nagata defeated Dave Taylor
Monday Nitro - featured Gene Okerlund conducting an in-ring interview with JJ Dillon in which he asked Sting to come forward between now and the Clash of the Champions and say once and for all what he wants; moments later, Sting came through the crowd, climbed in the ring, and pointed to several signs in the crowd which read "Sting vs. Hogan":
Harlem Heat defeated Scott Norton & Buff Bagwell via disqualification
The Barbarian defeated Mortis
Stevie Richards defeated Scotty Riggs
Chris Benoit & Steve McMichael defeated WCW US Champion Jeff Jarrett & Eddie Guerrero
Ric Flair defeated Syxx via disqualification
WCW TV Champion the Ultimo Dragon defeated La Parka
Curt Hennig defeated the Giant via count-out
Lex Luger & Diamond Dallas Page defeated WCW Tag Team Champions Scott Hall & Kevin Nash via disqualification

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)

WCW @ Knoxville, TN - August 22, 1997
Dave Taylor pinned Bobby Eaton
Juventud Guerrera defeated Psychosis
Dean Malenko defeated Eddie Guerrero via submission with the Texas Cloverleaf
Rick & Scott Steiner defeated Mortis & Wrath
Ric Flair pinned Jeff Jarrett
Lex Luger defeated Scott Hall (w/ Syxx) via count-out when Hall walked out of the match after Luger put the interfering Syxx in the Torture Rack

Worldwide - 8/23/97 - hosted by Tony Schiavone & Bobby Heenan; included a new set, show graphics, logo, and theme song; included Lee Marshall conducting a backstage interview with Eddie Guerrero, with Guerrero taking the microphone and interviewing Marshall about happenings in WCW and dodging Marshall's questions about Dean Malenko; featured Marshall conducting a backstage interview with Curt Hennig discussing both Ric Flair and WCW World Champion Hulk Hogan trying to recruit him for the Four Horsemen and New World Order, respectively, with Hennig stating he would go to whoever offered him the most money:
Meng (w/ Jimmy Hart) pinned Hardbody Harrison at 4:15 with the Tongan Death Grip
Rick Fuller defeated Kevin Northcutt via submission at 4:13 with a half Boston crab after a powerbomb
Chad Fortune pinned Johnny Boone at 5:19 with a butterfly suplex
Public Enemy defeated Power Company at 5:54 when Rocco Rock pinned Dave Power after a moonsault through a table
Ric Flair defeated Lizmark Jr via submission at 5:29 with the figure-4

WCW @ Greenville, SC - Municipal Stadium - August 23, 1997
Dave Taylor pinned Bobby Eaton
Psychosis defeated Sgt. Buddy Lee Parker
Eddie Guerrero defeated Dean Malenko
Lex Luger defeated WCW Tag Team Champion Scott Hall (w/ Syxx) via disqualification at 12:14 when Syxx interfered as Luger attempted to put Hall in the Torture Rack; after the bout, Luger put both men in the hold
Rick & Scott Steiner defeated Mortis & Wrath
Ric Flair pinned Jeff Jarrett

WCW @ Florence, SC - August 24, 1997
Dave Taylor pinned Bobby Eaton
Psychosis defeated Sgt. Buddy Lee Parker
Dean Malenko defeated Eddie Guerrero
Rick & Scott Steiner defeated Mortis & Wrath
Lex Luger defeated Scott Hall
Ric Flair defeated Jeff Jarrett

WCW @ Columbia, SC - Carolina Coliseum - August 25, 1997 (8,048)
Wayne Bloom defeated Bobby Eaton
Dave Taylor defeated Scotty Riggs
Monday Nitro - featured an in-ring segment in which Arn Anderson announced his retirement, with Curt Hennig accepting to fill Anderson's role in the Horsemen:
Psychosis & La Parka defeated Glacier & Ernest Miller
The Ultimo Dragon defeated Silver King
Jeff Jarrett defeated Chris Benoit
Meng & the Barbarian defeated Mortis & Wrath
WCW US Champion Steve McMichael defeated Eddie Guerrero
WCW Cruiserweight Champion Chris Jericho defeated Yuji Nagata
Dean Malenko defeated Alex Wright via disqualification when Jeff Jarrett interfered
Lex Luger fought Randy Savage to a no contest

WCW @ Augusta, GA - Richmond County Civic Center - August 26, 1997
WCW Saturday Night taping:
Dave Taylor defeated Billy Kidman
Jeff Jarrett defeated Prince Iaukea
Harlem Heat defeated the Texas Hangmen
Dean Malenko defeated an unknown
Glacier & Ernest Miller defeated Meng & the Barbarian via disqualification
Prince Iaukea defeated Johnny Swinger
WCW US Champion Steve McMichael defeated Jeff Jarrett via disqualification
Yuji Nagata defeated Silver King
Chris Benoit defeated Bobby Eaton
High Voltage defeated Johnny Grunge via disqualification
Rick & Scott Steiner defeated Buff Bagwell & Scott Norton
Syxx defeated Johnny Swinger
WCW TV Champion Alex Wright defeated Chavo Guerrero Jr.
Ernest Miller & Glacier defeated Mortis & Wrath
Stevie Richards defeated Jim Powers
Diamond Dallas Page defeated the Renegade
WCW Cruiserweight Champion Chris Jericho defeated Hector Guerrero
Scott Norton defeated Hugh Morrus
Public Enemy defeated High Voltage in a No DQ match
Curt Hennig defeated Konnan via disqualification
9/6/97:
9/13/97

WCW @ Columbus, GA - August 30, 1997

WCW @ Mobile, AL - August 31, 1997
Buff Bagwell defeated Scotty Riggs
WCW Cruiserweight Champion Chris Jericho defeated WCW TV Champion Alex Wright
Dean Malenko defeated Eddie Guerrero
Diamond Dallas Page & the Giant defeated WCW Tag Team Champions Scott Hall & Kevin Nash via disqualification
Rick & Scott Steiner defeated Mortis & Wrath
Ric Flair defeated Jeff Jarrett

WCW @ Pensacola, FL - Civic Center - September 1, 1997
Jerry Flynn defeated an unknown
Monday Nitro - 3-hour episode; featured an opening video package paying tribute to Arn Anderson's career, tenure with the Four Horsemen, championships, and finishes; at the end of the segment, it was noted the episode would be dedicated to Anderson; featured footage from the previous week's segment in which Anderson gave Curt Hennig his spot in the Horsemen; included a promo by Lex Luger in which he wished Anderson a happy retirement; featured the announcement Diamond Dallas Page and ? would be part of WCW Saturday Night; included a segment in which Randy Savage, Elizabeth, and WCW Tag Team Champion Scott Hall approached the commentary table, scaring off Tony Schiavone but Larry Zbyszko and Mike Tenay remained; Hall then took the mic and said the nWo was the reason everyone was watching at home and - noting it was Labor Day - said they were the working man's champions; moments later, Zbyszko and Tenay left, with Savage then saying he and Hall would take out Luger & Diamond Dallas Page later in the night; featured a performance of the Nitro Girls at the entrance stage; included footage of Anderson attacking Dustin Rhodes as part of Bash at the Beach 94; featured footage from the previous week in which JJ Dillon said he was seeking to make a match between WCW World Champion Hulk Hogan and Sting, with Sting appearing moments later, putting a Hogan T-shirt on Eric Bischoff's head, and then stuffing it down his mouth; included a promo by DDP in which he said "respect" was the first word that came to mind when he thought of Anderson; featured a performance from the Nitro Girls in the aisle and ring; included a graphic for where fans could send in tapes of their Nitro Parties; featured an Anderson promo from 8/13/85, alongside Buddy Landell, with the graphic saying it was Starrcade 85; included a promo by Zbyszko regarding the retirement of Anderson; featured a vignette of Roddy Piper, followed by the announcement that Piper would soon be back in WCW; included Gene Okerlund conducting an interview with Lex Luger in the aisle regarding the tension between he and DDP and teaming with him later in the show, during which Luger apologized for putting DDP in the Torture Rack the previous week; moments later, Luger asked for Page to come out but Page never appeared; featured footage of Anderson attacking Bobby Eaton during the 4/12/93 Worldwide; included a promo by Bobby Heenan in which he thanked Anderson for his contribution to wrestling; featured a segment at the commentary table where the Nitro Girls had balloons, with the announcement that once every 3 months, the winner of the Nitro Party contest would get appearances by the Nitro Girls and it would be recorded to air during Nitro; included a Sting vignette in which a child's voice was heard saying Sting sought vengeance against the man that created him; featured a promo by Dean Malenko regarding Anderson's career; included an ad for the WCW Power Plant; featured a promo by Dillon regarding Anderson's retirement; included Okerlund introducing the Four Horsemen, with Syxx then coming out as Ric Flair and Konnan appearing as Steve McMichael; moments later, Okerlund said he wouldn't be part of their mockery and went backstage, with "Flair" then asking for Hennig to appear and Buff Bagwell appearing dressed as Hennig; "Flair" and "Hennig" then mocked the previous week's segment involving the Horsemen, with "Flair" then calling out Anderson and WCW Tag Team Champion Kevin Nash appearing as a tall, bald, fat Anderson, wearing a neckbrace and carrying a cooler; "Anderson" then said it was ironic WCW was paying tribute to him on Labor Day since he always looked like he was about to go into labor, he then said he was of average looks, average intelligence, and average carpentry skills but parlayed that into an excellent wrestling career; as the crowd chanted "Horsemen" and "Flair" began crying, "Anderson" said his injury affected his beer opening hand; he then said a fat broad slapped him in the back, forcing him to realize his career was over; "Anderson" said the fans always knew he would give 100% in the ring, no matter how drunk he was, and then offered "Hennig" a spot - not a liver spot, not a Spot like his dog Spot - but his spot in the Horsemen; after "Hennig" accepted the role, the commentary team was told that security was busy restraining the Horsemen backstage; Schiavone said the nWo would never see the segment rebroadcast; featured comments from Anderson from the 6/17/96 Nitro; included a promo by the Giant regarding Anderson's retirement; featured an in-ring promo by Hogan & Bischoff in which Bischoff noted Hogan had defended the title in the past year more times than Sting has wrestled; eventually, Hogan called Sting out but Sting didn't appear; moments later, Dillon answered their call, with Hogan saying he had an answer for Sting; Hogan then punched out Dillon and hit the legdrop on him twice; moments later, Vincent appeared and Bischoff spraypainted "Bite me" across Dillon's back:
Chris Benoit & WCW US Champion Steve McMichael defeated Eddie Guerrero & Jeff Jarrett (w/ Debra McMichael) at around the 8-minute mark when McMichael pinned Jarrett after Dean Malenko interfered behind the referee's back, shoved Guerrero off the top rope, and then hit a frog splash onto Jarrett, who had McMichael in the figure-4; prior to the bout, Ric Flair & Curt Hennig escorted Benoit & McMichael out to the entranceway; during the match, it was noted Guerrero would challenge WCW Cruiserweight Champion Chris Jericho at Fall Brawl; it was noted during the bout that Flair, Lex Luger, and Diamond Dallas Page would help comprise Team WCW in Wargames and that Malenko would face Jarrett at Fall Brawl Mortis (w/ James Vandenburg & Wrath) pinned Silver King at 3:32 following a Samoan Drop from the middle turnbuckle; after the bout, Vandenburg took the mic and challenged Meng & the Barbarian on behalf of Mortis & Wrath; moments later, the two teams brawled in the ring as it was announced they would do battle at Fall Brawl; eventually, Meng & the Barbarian won the fight and cleared the ring
Yuji Nagata pinned Dean Malenko at 4:51 after Jeff Jarrett, alongside Debra McMichael, came out, with Jarrett dropping Malenko throat-first across the top rope and holding Malenko's foot down from the floor during the cover
The Ultimo Dragon pinned La Parka (w/ Sonny Onoo) at 4:37 after La Parka grabbed a steel chair behind the referee's back and Dragon dropkicked it into La Parka's face; prior to the bout, Onoo came out holding a framed photo of him putting Dragon in the Dragon Sleeper during WCW Saturday Night; during his entrance, it was noted Dragon would challenge WCW TV Champion Alex Wright at Fall Brawl; after the contest, Dragon slammed Onoo and locked him in the Dragon Sleeper before then leaving the ring when La Parka grabbed his chair back
Buff Bagwell (w/ Vincent) pinned Glacier with the Buff Blockbuster at 6:24 after Vincent prevented Glacier from hitting a superplex on Bagwell (the end of Glacier's year-long undefeated streak)
Lizmark Jr. defeated Villano IV (w/ Villano V) by pinning an interfering Villano V at 4:11 with a moonsault from the middle rope; moments earlier, the Villanos switched places in the match behind the referee's back; prior to the bout, it was announced Rey Mysterio Jr. would not require surgery on his knee and would return to the ring within the next month; mid-way through the match, Raven appeared in the crowd and took a ringside seat; after the contest, Lizmark cleared Villano V from the ring
WCW TV Champion Alex Wright pinned Hugh Morrus at 5:52 with a spin wheel kick and putting his feet on the ropes for leverage after prior to the bout, the Nitro Girls performed at the entranceway until Disco Inferno came out, started dancing with them, and scared them away; moments later, Wright came out, got in a shoving match with Disco, with Disco then backing down and going backstage; late in the match, Disco appeared ringside and during the final moments, fought in the ring with Morrus in clear view of referee Randy Anderson
Stevie Richards pinned Damien at the 50-second mark when, as Damien came out for the match, Raven jumped over the barricade, and - outside of the referee's view - dropped Damien with a DDT on the floor before rolling him into the ring; Richards came out to the ring wearing a T-shirt that read "Nitro + Stevie = Ratings;" Richards, not knowing what happened to Damien, checked him for a heartbeat and gave him medical treatment until Raven climbed on the apron and slapped Richards across the face, with Richards then covering Damien for the win
Ray Traylor pinned Prince Iaukea with the sidwwalk slam at 3:16; prior to the bout, Gene Okerlund conducted an interview with Big Bubba in the aisle in which he said his name was Ray Traylor and he was a man just like everyone else; he then spoke about being jumped in February, being told his wrestling career was over, and realizing the nWo was nowhere to be seen when he needed them the most; Traylor then said he didn't get one phone call or card, but did get a registered letter from Eric Bischoff saying he was no longer needed in the nWo; Traylor then said he taught himself how to walk again by motivating himself with a photo of Bischoff (Traylor's return after a 7-month absence)
Chavo Guerrero Jr. fought WCW Cruiserweight Champion Chris Jericho to a no contest; following the entrances, Eddie Guerrero came out, took the mic, and said Chavo needed to step down so Eddie could take his spot; moments later, Scotty Riggs appeared and said he was deserving of a title shot as well; Prince Iaukea, Damien, Billy Kidman, Ciclope, Super Astro, Super Calo, Villano IV & V, the Ultimo Dragon, WCW TV Champion Alex Wright, and Silver King eventually joined the debate, with all the men brawling in and out of the ring; moments later, after the majority of men had left the ring, Dragon applied the Dragon Sleeper on Wright on the floor as Eddie assaulted Jericho with the title belt inside the ring and then hit the frog splash
Randy Savage (w/ Elizabeth) & WCW Tag Team Champion Scott Hall defeated Lex Luger & Diamond Dallas Page at around the 10-minute mark when Hall pinned Page after Luger accidentally knocked Page out with his running forearm when Hall moved out of the way, with Luger then putting Savage in the Torture Rack; prior to the bout, Kimberly escorted DDP out to the aisle; referee Nick Patrick didn't realize that Luger was the legal man in the ring at the time of the finish

WCW @ Springfield, IL - Prarie Capital Civic Center - September 4, 1997
The Ultimo Dragon defeated Billy Kidman
WCW Cruiserweight Champion Chris Jericho defeated Eddie Guerrero
Rick & Scott Steiner defeated Syxx & Konnan
Dean Malenko defeated Jeff Jarrett
Curt Hennig defeated Diamond Dallas Page
The Giant defeated WCW Tag Team Champion Kevin Nash via disqualification

WCW @ Peoria, IL - Civic Center - September 5, 1997 (4,051)
Dean Malenko defeated the Ultimo Dragon
WCW Cruiserweight Champion Chris Jericho defeated Eddie Guerrero
Rick & Scott Steiner defeated Syxx & Konnan
Jeff Jarrett defeated Chris Benoit
Curt Hennig defeated Diamond Dallas Page
The Giant defeated WCW Tag Team Champion Kevin Nash via disqualification

WCW @ Indianapolis, IN - Market Square Arena - September 6, 1997 (9,821)
Chris Benoit defeated Konnan
WCW Cruiserweight Champion Chris Jericho defeated the Ultimo Dragon
Eddie Guerrero defeated Dean Malenko
Rick & Scott Steiner defeated Scott Hall & Syxx
Ric Flair defeated Jeff Jarrett
Randy Savage defeated Diamond Dallas Page in a death match
The Giant fought Kevin Nash to a double count-out
Lex Luger defeated WCW World Champion Hulk Hogan via disqualification when Syxx and Scott Hall interfered as Luger attempted the Torture Rack; after the bout, Luger put Syxx and Hall in the hold

WCW @ Chicago, IL - United Center - September 7, 1997 (9,905)
WCW US Champion Steve McMichael defeated Jeff Jarrett
WCW Cruiserweight Champion Chris Jericho defeated the Ultimo Dragon
Ric Flair defeated Buff Bagwell
Dean Malenko defeated Eddie Guerrero
Konnan defeated Chris Benoit
Randy Savage defeated Diamond Dallas Page at around the 4-minute mark
The Giant, Rick & Scott Steiner defeated Syxx, WCW Tag Team Champions Scott Hall & Kevin Nash
Lex Luger defeated WCW World Champion Hulk Hogan via disqualification when Kevin Nash and Randy Savage interfered as Hogan was caught in the Torture Rack; after the bout, Luger put Nash in the hold as well

WCW @ Milwaukee, WI - Wisconsin Center Arena - September 8, 1997 (8,596)
Perry Saturn defeated Billy Kidman
Monday Nitro:
Rey Mysterio Jr. defeated Eddie Guerrero (Rey Mysterio: The Life of a Masked Man)
Hugh Morrus defeated Disco Inferno
Chris Jericho defeated Brad Armstrong via disqualification
Meng & the Barbarian fought Rick & Scott Steiner to a no contest
WCW Tag Team Champion Scott Hall defeated Super Calo
Dean Malenko defeated Psychosis (w/ Sonny Onoo) via submission with the Texas Cloverleaf at 7:07; during the bout, a fan ran in the ring and was tackled by referee Mark Curtis before security led him away
Ric Flair & Curt Hennig defeated Buff Bagwell & Konnan
Lex Luger fought Diamond Dallas Page to a no contest

WCW @ Madison, WI - Expo Center - September 9, 1997 (3,056)
WCW Saturday Night taping:
Yuji Nagata defeated Pat Tanaka
Meng & the Barbarian defeated the Texas Hangmen
Glacier & Ernest Miller defeated High Voltage
Billy Kidman defeated Johnny Swinger
Chavo Guerrero Jr. defeated Eddie Guerrero
Steve McMichael defeated Greg Valentine
Disco Inferno defeated Lenny Lane
The Ultimo Dragon defeated Super Calo
WCW Tag Team Champion Scott Hall defeated Lex Luger
Bobby Walker defeated Terrence Allen
WCW TV Champion Alex Wright fought the Ultimo Dragon to a draw
Curt Hennig defeated Rick Fuller
Harlem Heat defeated Mortis & Wrath
Rey Mysterio Jr. defeated Billy Kidman
Diamond Dallas Page defeated Mark Starr
Dean Malenko defeated Yuji Nagata
Chris Benoit defeated Curt Hennig via disqualification
9/20/97:
Ray Traylor defeated Vincent
Rick & Scott Steiner defeated Buff Bagwell & Scott Norton
9/27/97:

WCW @ Florence, SC - September 1997
Psychosis defeated Sgt. Buddy Lee Parker
Dean Malenko defeated Eddie Guerrero
Dave Taylor defeated Bobby Eaton
Rick & Scott Steiner defeated Wrath & Mortis
Ric Flair pinned Jeff Jarrett with a roll up
Lex Luger defeated Scott Hall

Fall Brawl 97 - Winston-Salem, NC - Lawrence Joel Coliseum - September 14, 1997 (11,939)
Pay-per-view bouts - featured Tony Schiavone, Bobby Heenan, & Larry Zbyzsko on commentary; included backstage footage of Jeff Jarrett speaking with a WCWwrestling.com representative about facing Dean Malenko later in the night and taking on Curt Hennig the following Friday during the Battle in Seattle card that would be covered live on the website; featured a backstage segment in which Gene Okerlund said he would have Arn Anderson on the hotline later in the night; moments later, Kevin Nash, Buff Bagwell, Konnan, and Syxx ran past him and into a nearby room; after they left, Okerlund found Curt Hennig down an injured in the room; included a backstage promo by Nash, Bagwell, Konnan, & Syxx in which they claimed Hennig tried to jump them and they had to defend themselves; they then cut a promo on facing the Horsemen in Wargames later in the show; featured Okerlund conducting a backstage interview with Ric Flair, Chris Benoit, & Steve McMichael regarding the injury to Hennig and facing the New World Order in Wargames; included an ad promoting Halloween Havoc 97:
Eddie Guerrero pinned WCW Cruiserweight Champion Chris Jericho with the Frog Splash to win the title at 17:20 after landing on top of the champion as Jericho attempted a superplex; Mike Tenay provided guest commentary for the match (Cheating Death, Stealing Life: The Eddie Guerrero Story, Breaking the Code: Behind the Walls of Chris Jericho)
Rick & Scott Steiner (w/ Ted Dibiase) defeated Harlem Heat (w/ Jacquline) at 11:44 when Rick pinned Stevie Ray following a clothesline / German suplex double team; prior to the bout, Larry Zbyzsko came out to join the commentary team
WCW TV Champion Alex Wright pinned the Ultimo Dragon with a German suplex into a bridge at 18:43 after using a jawbreaker to block the dragon sleeper; Mike Tenay provided guest commentary for the match
Jeff Jarrett defeated Dean Malenko via submission with the figure-4 at 14:54 after clipping Malenko in his injured knee; prior to the bout, Jarrett was escorted ringside by Debra but he sent her backstage before the match, citing he didn't want any distractions; she returned late in the contest; stipulations stated the winner would earn a WCW US Title shot at Halloween Havoc
Mortis & Wrath (w/ James Vandenburg) defeated Meng & the Barbarian when Wrath pinned Meng following the Death Penalty at 12:33 after Meng put both Vendenburg and Mortis in the Tongan Death Grip
The Giant pinned Scott Norton with a dropkick and the chokeslam at 5:29
Lex Luger & Diamond Dallas Page defeated Randy Savage (w/ Elizabeth) & WCW Tag Team Champion Scott Hall at 10:18 when Luger pinned Hall with a roll up after Larry Zbyzsko left the broadcast booth after Hall knocked out two referees, distracted Hall as Luger came to his senses in the ring, and made a fast count for Luger as he had Hall covered
Kevin Nash, Buff Bagwell, Syxx, & Konnan defeated Ric Flair, Curt Hennig, Chris Benoit, & WCW US Champion Steve McMichael in Wargames at 19:38 when McMichael, handcuffed to the cage along with Benoit, gave up when Nash threatened to have the cage door slammed against Flair's head after Hennig turned on his team to join the New World Order; initially Flair, Benoit, & McMichael came out alone; Hennig appeared mid-way through the match with his arm in a sling, an apparant injury sustained from the nWo earlier in the show; Hennig entered the cage as the last man and immediately gave the nWo two pair of handcuffs, which they used on Benoit and McMichael; after the bout, Hennig slammed the cage door against Flair's head anyway (WarGames: WCW's Most Notorious Matches)

WCW @ Charlotte, NC - Independence Arena - September 15, 1997
Bobby Blaze defeated Louie Spicolli
Chris Adams defeated Kendall Windham
John Nord defeated Tim Horner
Monday Nitro - featured an opening still photo of Ric Flair, his head heavily stitched following the injury he sustained the previous night during Wargames; included opening comments at the commentary table by an emotional Tony Schiavone who credited Flair with him getting into the wrestling business; Schiavone then took off his headset and left the broadcast table as Larry Zbyzsko & Mike Tenay spoke about Curt Hennig joining the nWo; featured still photos and footage from the Wargames bout; included backstage footage of WCW Cruiserweight Champion Eddie Guerrero speaking with Mark Madden for wcwwrestling.com; featured a performance at the entranceway by the Nitro Girls; included Gene Okerlund conducting an interview in the aisle with Diamond Dallas Page regarding Page's feud with Randy Savage, during which DDP challenged Savage to face him at Halloween Havoc; featured the announcement that Ray Traylor, Rick & Scott Steiner, and the nWo would be part of WCW Saturday Night; included Okerlund conducting an interview in the aisle with Ray Traylor discussing the nWo's attack on him the previous week, during which he said he would go after them one by one; featured an in-ring performance by the Nitro Girls; because of Schiavone's absence, Tenay, Zbyzsko, & Bobby Heenan provided commentary for the second hour; included an in-ring segment with Eric Bischoff, WCW World Champion Hulk Hogan, WCW Tag Team Champions Scott Hall & Kevin Nash, Syxx, Scott Norton, Vincent, Randy Savage, Elizabeth in which Bischoff introduced the nWo's newest member, Hennig; Hennig then came out to Flair's theme song and wearing Flair's robe and cut a promo on slamming the cage door on Flair's head the night before; Hennig then took off Flair's robte, revealing nWo attire underneath, and then presented Hogan with the robe, with Hogan saying the day had been "exactly perfect;" Savage then accepted DDP's challenge from earlier in the show by saying "It would be an honor;" Hogan then cut a promo on facing Roddy Piper in a steel cage match at Havoc and wiped himself with the robe; featured a video package highlighting the history between Hogan and Piper; included a performance in the aisle by the Nitro Girls:
Dean Malenko defeated Disco Inferno via submission with the Texas Cloverleaf at 4:12 following a double underhook powerbomb
Meng & the Barbarian defeated Harlem Heat (w/ Jacquelyn) at 6:28 when referee Nick Patrick stopped the bout after Meng applied the Tongan Death Grip on Booker T; during the bout, Raven was seen sitting in the crowd
Rey Mysterio Jr. pinned Juventud Guerrera with a powerbomb and the springboard hurricanrana at 7:03; prior to the bout, Mysterio gave one of his masks to a fan at ringside
WCW TV Champion Alex Wright pinned Lord Steven Regal with the German suplex into the bridge at 4:33 after flipping Regal into the corner upside down; the crowd was pro Regal
The Giant pinned Konnan at 3:03 with the chokeslam after catching Konnan as he came off the top
Diamond Dallas Page pinned Stevie Richards with a fireman's carry into the Diamond Cutter at 3:37; prior to the bout, Kimberly escorted DDP to the aisle; after the contest, Raven jumped the rail, had a staredown with Page before Page left the ring, slapped Richards, and kicked him out of the ring before then leaving through the crowd
WCW Tag Team Champions Scott Hall & Kevin Nash (w/ Syxx) defeated Mortis & Wrath (w/ James Vandenburg) at 5:59 when Nash pinned Mortis with one foot following the powerbomb after Hall knocked Wrath to the floor
WCW Cruiserweight Champion Eddie Guerrero pinned the Ultimo Dragon with the frog splash at 6:05 after catching the challenger in an attempted moonsault and hitting a shoulderbreaker on Dragon's injured shoulder
Curt Hennig pinned WCW US Champion Steve McMichael to win the title with the Hennig Plex at 6:33 after avoiding a charge by the champion in the corner, with McMichael hitting his head on the buttom turnbuckle; prior to the bout, it was announced Chris Benoit sustained a concussion during the previous night's Wargames match

WCW @ Spokane, WA - September 18, 1997 (5,358)
WCW Cruiserweight Champion Eddie Guerrero pinned Dean Malenko with a pick up and putting both feet on the ropes for leverage at 18:09
The Ultimo Dragon defeated Alex Wright
Rey Mysterio Jr. defeated Konnan in a No DQ match
WCW US Champion Curt Hennig defeated Jeff Jarrett
Rick & Scott Steiner defeated Harlem Heat
Randy Savage defeated Diamond Dallas Page in a Texas Death Match
Lex Luger & the Giant fought WCW Tag Team Champions Scott Hall & Kevin Nash to a no contest

WCW @ Seattle, WA - Key Arena - September 19, 1997 (7,752)
Battle in Seattle - free Internet-exclusive audio show
WCW Cruiserweight Champion Eddie Guerrero defeated Dean Malenko
The Ultimo Dragon defeated Alex Wright
Rey Mysterio Jr. defeated Konnan in a No DQ match
Lex Luger & the Giant fought WCW Tag Team Champions Scott Hall & Kevin Nash to a no contest
WCW US Champion Curt Hennig defeated Jeff Jarrett
Rick & Scott Steiner defeated Harlem Heat; part of the ring broke during the contest
Diamond Dallas Page defeated Randy Savage in a Texas Death Match

WCW @ Salt Lake City, UT - E Center - September 22, 1997 (7,923)
The first wrestling event at the venue, which opened the Friday before
Bruiser Mastino defeated Damien
El Dandy, El Texano, & the Aztec Warrior defeated Super Astro, Oro Jr., & Pantera
Monday Nitro:
Rey Mysterio Jr. pinned Silver King
Bill Goldberg pinned Hugh Morrus with the Jackhammer at 2:43; late in the bout, Goldberg kicked out of Morrus' moonsault; after the bout, Gene Okerlund attempted to interview Goldberg in the aisle but Goldberg walked off (Goldberg's TV debut) (The Very Best of Nitro Vol. 2, Goldberg: The Ultimate Collection)
Disco Inferno pinned WCW TV Champion Alex Wright to win the title
Hector Garza pinned WCW Tag Team Champion Scott Hall
The Ultimo Dragon, Juventud Guerrera, Lizmark Jr., & Ciclope defeated La Parka, Psychosis, Villano IV & V when Guerrera pinned La Parka
Meng & the Barbarian defeated Rick & Scott Steiner when Meng pinned Rick
Randy Savage pinned Stevie Richards
Booker T defeated Scott Norton & Buff Bagwell via disqualification in a handicap match
WCW US Champion Curt Hennig pinned Jeff Jarrett

NJPW @ Tokyo, Japan - Budokan Hall - September 23, 1997 (12,800)
Satoshi Kojima & Manabu Nakanishi defeated Hiro Saito & Hiroyoshi Tenzan at 10:36 when Kojima pinned Saito
nWo Sting & Buff Bagwell defeated Tadao Yasuda & Takayuki Iizuka at 8:48 when Bagwell pinned Iizuka
El Samurai, Wild Pegasus (Chris Benoit), & Jushin Liger beat Dr. Wagner Jr., Chris Jericho, & Koji Kanemoto at 16:15 when Liger pinned Wagner
Akira Nogami, Tatsumi Fujinami, & Kengo Kimura defeated Akitoshi Saito, Michiyoshi Ohara, & Tatsutoshi Goto at 9:57 when Fujinami pinned Goto
Don Frye defeated Kazuyuki Fujita at 6:02 via submission
J Crown Champion Shinjiro Ohtani pinned Tatsuhito Takaiwa at 15:01
The Great Muta & Masahiro Chono defeated Kensuke Sasaki & Kazuo Yamazaki at 17:58 when Muta pinned Sasaki
Naoya Ogawa defeated Brian Johnston at 11:14
Shinya Hashimoto defeated Zane Frazier at 1:05 of the 3rd round via submission

WCW @ Fairfax, VA - Patriot Center - September 26, 1997
The Ultimo Dragon defeated WCW Cruiserweight Champion Eddie Guerrero in a non-title match via submission with the dragon sleeper
Dean Malenko defeated Lord Steven Regal via submission with the Texas Cloverleaf
Chris Jericho defeated Alex Wright via submission with the Liontamer after avoiding a dropkick
Rick & Scott Steiner defeated Buff Bagwell & Scott Norton when Scott pinned Bagwell with a belly to belly suplex
Steve McMichael pinned Jeff Jarrett with the tombstone
Diamond Dallas Page pinned Randy Savage with the Diamond Cutter
Lex Luger & the Giant defeated Syxx & WCW US Champion Curt Hennig (w/ an injured Scott Hall on crutches) via disqualification when Hall hit the Giant with one of his crutches after Hennig sustained the chokeslam; after the bout, Buff Bagwell & Scott Norton came out and helped beat down on Luger & the Giant until Sting made the save and cleared the ring with his baseball bat

WCW @ Baltimore, MD - Arena - September 27, 1997
The Ultimo Dragon defeated Alex Wright via submission with the Dragon Sleeper
WCW Cruiserweight Champion Eddie Guerrero pinned Chris Jericho with the frog splash
Rick & Scott Steiner defeated Scott Norton & Buff Bagwell when Scott pinned Bagwell
Steve McMichael pinned Jeff Jarrett with the tombstone
Randy Savage defeated Diamond Dallas Page via count-out; after the bout, Page dropped the referee with the Diamond Cutter
Lex Luger & the Giant defeated WCW US Champion Curt Hennig & Syxx via disqualification when WCW Tag Team Champion Scott Hall, on crutches, interfered; after the bout, Buff Bagwell and Scott Norton helped gang up on Luger & the Giant until Sting cleared the ring with a baseball bat

WCW @ Worcester, MA - Centrum - September 29, 1997
The Ultimo Dragon defeated Psychosis
Steve Regal defeated Hector Garza
Monday Nitro:
Diamond Dallas Page pinned Buff Bagwell (w/ Vincent) with a reversal into the Diamond Cutter at 6:36, moments after hitting the Diamond Cutter on an interfering Vincent; prior to the bout, Kimberly Page escorted DDP to the aisle; during the match, Raven was shown sitting in the crowd with Stevie Richards; after the contest, Page briefly came face to face with Raven in the crowd before then celebrating with the fans (The Very Best of Nitro)
Rey Mysterio Jr. pinned El Caliente; after the bout, Mysterio unmasked his opponent to reveal him as WCW Cruiserweight Champion Eddie Guerrero
Bill Goldberg pinned the Barbarian with the Jackhammer (Goldberg: The Ultimate Collection)
WCW TV Champion Disco Inferno pinned Juventud Guerrera after Jacqueline interfered and tripped Guerrera
Jeff Jarrett pinned Steve McMichael with a foot on the rope for leverage
Chris Jericho fought Syxx to a no contest when Scott Hall, Lex Luger, and Larry Zbyzsko interfering before the match began
Lex Luger defeated Wrath via submission with the Torture Rack
The Giant defeated WCW US Champion Curt Hennig via disqualification at around the 3:20 mark when, after the challenger kicked out of the Hennig Plex and hit the chokeslam, Syxx, Vincent, Buff Bagwell, Scott Norton, and Randy Savage interfered to prevent a pinfall; after the bout, the Giant fought off the nWo members until Norton hit him with Hennig's title belt, with the nWo then ganging up on the Giant until Sting appeared with a baseball bat; after climbing in the ring, Sting dropped the bat and then fought off each of the nWo members as the show came to a close

WCW @ Dalton, GA - October 1, 1997
WCW Saturday Night taping:
Yuji Nagata defeated Steve Armstrong
Fit Finlay defeated Dave Taylor
Jeff Jarrett defeated Chad Fortune
10/4/97 - featured the announcement that Jeff Jarrett would face Steve McMichael at Halloween Havoc; included Gene Okerlund conducting a backstage interview with WCW Cruiserweight Champion Eddie Guerrero regarding his title defense against Rey Mysterio Jr. at Halloween Havoc:
Billy Kidman defeated Alex Wright
Chavo Guerrero Jr. defeated Sgt. Buddy Lee Parker
Brad Armstrong defeated Lenny Lane
Konnan defeated Jim Powers (w/ Teddy Long)
Diamond Dallas Page defeated Stevie Richards (Richards' last appearance)
Lord Steven Regal defeated Scott Armstrong
Mike Rapada defeated Johnny Swinger
Rey Mysterio Jr. defeated Hector Guerrero
Raven defeated Mark Starr in a No DQ match
Chris Benoit defeated WCW US Champion Curt Hennig via disqualification when Scott Norton and Konnan interfered
10/11/97:
WCW TV Champion Disco Inferno defeated Hardbody Harrison
Ray Traylor defeated Rick Fuller
Meng defeated Wrath
Chris Jericho defeated Denny Brown
Billy Kidman defeated William Worthy
Bill Goldberg defeated Roadblock
Lex Luger defeated Scott Norton

WCW @ Duluth, MN - October 4, 1997
Alex Wright defeated Scotty Riggs
WCW Cruiserweight Champion Eddie Guerrero defeated Chris Jericho
Jeff Jarrett defeated Dean Malenko
Chris Benoit & Steve McMichael defeated Scott Norton & Buff Bagwell
WCW US Champion Curt Hennig defeated Diamond Dallas Page
Lex Luger defeated Syxx via disqualification

WCW @ Mankato, MN - October 5, 1997

WCW @ Minneapolis, MN - Target Center - October 6, 1997 (14,357; sell out)
Jesse Ventura and Larry Hennig were in attendance
Kevin Kelly defeated Yuji Nagata
The Hater defeated Lenny Lane
John Nord & Barry Darsow defeated Wayne Bloom & Mike Enos
Monday Nitro - featured an opening graphic in tribute to the passing of Brian Pillman; included a performance by the Nitro Girls at the entrance stage, during which Chae had a nipple slip; featured an in-ring promo by WCW World Champion Hulk Hogan & Eric Bischoff regarding Sting before commenting on Hogan's new TNT movie "Assault on Devil's Island;" moments later, the two aired a preview of the film before Bischoff claimed CNN Headline News would eventually change its name to "Hogan Headline News;" Hogan then cut a promo on Roddy Piper, who was said to be on his way to the arena; included a vignette promoting the Hogan vs. Piper steel cage match at Halloween Havoc; featured a segment at the broadcast table in which Larry Zbyzsko pulled out a box of Bengay, saying Randy Savage would need it after his match later in the show against Chris Benoit; included an in-ring performance by the Nitro Girls; featured a nWo vignette showing clips of Savage assaulting Diamond Dallas Page:
Booker T (w/ Jacquline) pinned Jeff Jarrett (w/ Debra) at around the 8:30 mark with a roll up after Steve McMichael came ringside, cornered Debra on the floor, and then punched Jarrett in the face (Jarrett's last match for 2 years) (The Very Best of Nitro Vol. 2)
Alex Wright pinned Billy Kidman with a German suplex into a bridge at 6:04 after avoiding a 450 splash; during the bout, Raven and Perry Saturn were shown sitting together at ringside; moments later, a backstage camera showed Steve McMichael and Debra arguing backstage, with McMichael yelling at Jeff Jarrett when he tried to step between (Saturn's surprise debut) (Jarrett's last appearance for 2 years)
Ernest Miller pinned Mortis (w/ James Vandenburg) with a springboard kick to the face off the top at 5:32; during the bout, it was announced WCW TV Champion Disco Inferno would defend against Jacquline at Halloween Havoc
WCW Tag Team Champion Scott Hall (w/ Syxx) pinned Hector Garza at 1:54 with the Outsider's Edge; prior to the bout, footage was shown of Garza beating Hall two weeks ago on Nitro; following his entrance, Hall cut an in-ring promo claiming Kevin Nash was at home with a knee injury and, citing his own taped ribs, said the average man would be at home but he didn't want to let the fans down; Hall then claimed that the injuries were the result of he and Nash laughing too hard while watching tapes of old Larry Zbyzsko matches; Hall then cut a promo on facing Lex Luger at Halloween Havoc
Diamond Dallas Page defeated WCW TV Champion Disco Inferno via disqualification at 4:01 when Randy Savage attacked Page
WCW Cruiserweight Champion Eddie Guerrero pinned the Ultimo Dragon at 6:07 with the Frog Splash
WCW US Champion Curt Hennig (sub. for Randy Savage) pinned Chris Benoit at 5:01 with the Hennig Plex

WCW @ Orlando, FL - Universal Studios - October 9, 1997
Pro taping:
Wrath & Mortis (w/ James Vandenburg) defeated High Voltage
Hugh Morrus defeated an unknown
Lenny Lane defeated an unknown
Psychosis & Silver King (w/ Sonny Onoo) defeated two unknowns
Ultimo Dragon defeated Alex Wright
Norman Smiley defeated Manny Fernandez
Gorgeaus George III defeated Eddie Jackie
Raven & Stevie Richards defeated two unknowns
La Parka (w/ Sonny Onoo) defeated Bobby Walker
The Main Event - 11/1/97: Hugh Morrus (w/ Jimmy Hart) defeated Hector Guerrero
11/9/97:
Eddie Guerrero defeated Julio Sanchez
Public Enemy defeated Dave Heath & Todd Griffith
Lorenzo defeated Tim Cheeks
Hector Garza & Lizmark Jr. defeated La Parka & El Dandy (w/ Sonny Onoo)
Rick & Scott Steiner (w/ Ted Dibiase) defeated Buff Bagwell & Scott Norton (w/ Vincent)
11/16/97:
Ray Traylor defeated Mark Kyle
Joey Maggs defeated Alex Porteau
Yuji Nagata (w/ Sonny Onoo) defeated Dave Sierra
Chris Adams defeated Kevin Northcutt
Wrath (w/ James Vandenberg & Mortis) defeated Hugh Morrus
11/23/97:
Fit Finlay defeated Barry Houston
Vincent defeated Sgt. Buddy Lee Parker
Jim Duggan defeated Frankie Lancaster

WCW @ Orlando, FL - Universal Studios - October 10, 1997
Pro taping:
Harlem Heat defeated Scott Norton & Buff Bagwell
Alex Wright defeated Damian
Chris Benoit defeated WCW US Champion Curt Hennig via disqualification
Rey Mysterio Jr. defeated Psychosis
Billy Kidman defeated Alex Porteau
Glacier & Ernest Miller defeated Scott & Steve Armstrong
The Texas Hangmen defeated Doc Dean & Robbie Brookside
11/23/97: WCW Cruiserweight Champion Eddie Guerrero defeated Juventud Guerrera
11/30/97:
Rick Fuller defeated Jeff Bradley
Greg Valentine defeated Hardbody Harrison
Disco Inferno defeated Johnny Boone
12/7/97:
Johnny Swinger defeated Mike Rapada
Kendall Windham defeated Chavo Guerrero Jr.
Mark Starr & Jerry Flynn defeated Southern Posse
12/14/97:
Juventud Guerrera defeated El Dandy
Dean Malenko defeated Mike Anthony
Dave Taylor defeated Ciclope
Bobby Blaze defeated Adrian Byrd
Psychosis defeated Chad Fortune
Meng & the Barbarian defeated Roadblock & Rick Fuller
The Main Event - 12/13/97: Bill Goldberg defeated Manny Fernandez

WCW @ Tampa, FL - Ice Palace - October 13, 1997 (12,000)
Norman Smiley defeated La Parka
Bubba the Love Sponge (w/ Jimmy Hart) defeated the Texas Hangman
Monday Nitro - featured an opening graphic in which WCW extended its best wishes to the family of Brian Pillman; included an in-ring promo by Eric Bischoff, WCW World Champion Hulk Hogan, & Randy Savage - in a neckbrace - in which Bischoff discussed Hogan's upcoming TNT film "Assault on Devil's Island," the fact the Outsiders had to defend the WCW Tag Team Titles later in the show, and blamed Roddy Piper for Diamond Dallas Page's 1attack on Savage the previous week; Hogan then said he would get his belt back from Piper and the nWo would get revenge on Page; featured footage from the previous week of DDP dropping Savage with a Diamond Cutter on the concrete, with Savage then being taken backstage on a stretcher; included a feature by Mike Tenay on the culture of lucha libre masks, with comments from Rey Mysterio Sr., Rey Mysterio Jr., Psychosis, La Parka, Eddie Guerrero, El Hijo del Santo, and others about the importance of the mask; featured Gene Okerlund conducting an in-ring interview with Piper in which he said Scott Hall & Kevin Nash were complaining of injuries but they would defend their titles as scheduled or they would be stripped of the belts and that Hogan's title was in safe keeping; included a performance by the Nitro Girls at the entrance stage; featured a vignette of Raven in a nursery room in which he discussed his childhood memories being filled with emptiness and sadness; included a performance by the Nitro Girls at the entrance stage; featured a performance by the Nitro Girls on a podium stage; included a vignette of DDP at the Power Plant regarding his upcoming match with Savage at Havoc:
WCW Cruiserweight Champion Eddie Guerrero pinned Psychosis at 3:43 with the frog splash after crotching the challenger on the top and hitting a superplex; prior to the bout, it was announced the Disco Inferno's match against Jacquiline at Halloween Havoc would now be non-title due to a ruling from the Nevada state athletic commission; after the contest, Guerrero tried to remove Psychosis' mask but Psychosis' left the ring
Steve McMichael pinned Lord Steven Regal with the tombstone at 3:37; prior to the bout, footage was shown from the previous week of McMichael confronting Debra backstage, with Debra slapping McMichael as Jeff Jarrett stood nearby; during the match, it was announced Ric Flair would face WCW US Champion Curt Hennig at Halloween Havoc; after the contest, Gene Okerlund conducted an interview in the aisle with Debra in which she confirmed Jarrett was no longer in WCW; McMichael then confronted Debra, told her he told her Jarrett would desert her, and demanded she get back home; Debra then said she had a surprise for McMichael at Havoc
Yuji Nagata (w/ Sonny Onoo) defeated Chris Jericho via submission with the Nagata Lock at 4:06 after Onoo pushed Jericho off the top; prior to the bout, Onoo & Nagata cut an insert promo on the Ultimo Dragon and announced that, thanks to a friend Onoo has in the WCW office, Nagata would face Dragon at Halloween Havoc (Onoo's debut with Nagata)
Bill Goldberg pinned Scotty Riggs with the Jackhammer at 2:36; prior to the bout, Raven, Perry Saturn, and another man were shown in the audience (the debut of Sick Boy); Mike Tenay mentioned during the bout that there had been talk that Judo Gene LaBell might be wanting to train Goldberg
Rick & Scott Steiner (w/ Ted Dibiase) defeated WCW Tag Team Champions Scott Hall & Syxx (sub. for WCW Tag Team Champion Kevin Nash) to win the titles at 5:56 when Scott pinned Syxx following the DDT off the top double team and Rick pinned Hall with the bulldog off the top; prior to the bout, Hall & Syxx cut an in-ring promo citing Nash was at home dealing with knee surgery and that Hall would have no problem with Lex Luger and Larry Zbyzsko at Havoc; late in the bout, Hall pulled referee Charles Robinson out of the ring as the challengers attempted a pinfall, with Zbyzsko then coming ringside, forcing Hall back into the ring, and distracting him while Rick hit the bulldog
Dean Malenko defeated Rey Mysterio Jr. via submission with the Texas Cloverleaf at 4:53 after WCW Cruiserweight Champion Eddie Guerrero slid in the ring, as Mysterio had Malenko covered with the springboard hurricanrana, and stole Mysterio's mask; prior to the bout, Mysterio put one of his masks on a toddler at ringside but the child immediately took it off
Scott Norton pinned Ray Traylor at 4:40 after hitting him with an nWo spraypaint can
WCW TV Champion Disco Inferno pinned Alex Wright at 5:46 with a roll up; during the bout, it was announced Disco would face Jacqualine in a non-title match at Halloween Havoc
WCW US Champion Curt Hennig defeated Diamond Dallas Page via disqualification when Ric Flair interfered at 7:25

WCW @ Ft. Myers, FL - Lee Civic Center - October 14, 1997
WCW Saturday Night taping:
Lanny Poffo defeated an unknown
Chris Jericho defeated Rick Fuller
John Nord defeated Julio Sanchez
Barry Darsow defeated Roadblock
Louie Spicolli defeated Chavo Guerrero Jr.
Glacier & Ernest Miller defeated Steve & Scott Armstrong
Disco Inferno defeated Barry Horowitz
Dean Malenko defeated Mike Rapada
Ray Traylor defeated Scott Norton
The Ultimo Dragon defeated Silver King
Fit Finlay defeated Barry Houston
Lizmark Jr., Juventud Guerrera, & Super Calo defeated La Parka, Psychosis, & El Dandy
Curt Hennig defeated Jim Powers
The Giant defeated Konnan
Steve McMichael defeated Vincent
Kendall Windham defeated Bobby Eaton
Syxx defeated Hector Garza
Alex Wright defeated Bobby Blaze
Chris Adams defeated Ricky Santana
Rey Mysterio Jr. defeated Buff Bagwell
Diamond Dallas Page defeated Randy Savage

WCW @ Houston, TX - Astroarena - October 18, 1997
The Ultimo Dragon defeated Juventud Guerrera via submission with the Dragon Sleeper
Alex Wright defeated Hector Garza
Chris Benoit & Steve McMichael (w/ Arn Anderson) defeated Scott Norton & Vincent
Eddie Guerrero defeated Dean Malenko
Rey Mysterio Jr. defeated Konnan; after the bout, Mysterio was attacked by the nWo
Lex Luger defeated Scott Hall via submission with the torture rack, despite interference from Curt Hennig
Harlem Heat defeated Public Enemy

WCW @ Lake Charles, LA - Civic Center - October 19, 1997
The Ultimo Dragon defeated Juventud Guerrera
Alex Wright defeated Hector Garza
Chris Benoit & Steve McMichael defeated Scott Norton & Vincent
Eddie Guerrero defeated Dean Malenko
Rey Mysterio Jr. defeated Konnan
Lex Luger defeated Scott Hall
Harlem Heat defeated Public Enemy

WCW @ Biloxi, MS - Mississippi Coast Coliseum - October 20, 1997 (5,950)
Monday Nitro:
WCW Cruiserweight Champion Eddie Guerrero pinned Chris Benoit at 7:14
Bill Goldberg pinned Wrath (w/ James Vandenberg & Mortis) at the 23-second mark with the spear and Jackhammer; Wrath was never able to take off his helmet and jacket
Steve McMichael pinned Mortis with the piledriver at 4:56
Yuji Nagata defeated Juventud Guerrera at 2:23
Rey Mysterio Jr. defeated WCW TV Champion Disco Inferno via disqualification at 2:17 when WCW Cruiserweight Champion Eddie Guerrero interfered; Jackie attacked Disco both during and after the bout
WCW US Champion Curt Hennig pinned Dean Malenko with the fisherman's suplex at 9:48
Scott Norton pinned Ray Traylor at 3:12 after Vincent interfered; after the bout, WCW US Champion Curt Hennig, Konnan, and Scott Hall appeared and attacked Traylor
Lex Luger defeated Booker T via submission with the Torture Rack at 6:30
Scott Hall pinned Scott Steiner at 10:36 with the Outsiders Edge and a masked referee counting the pinfall; after the bout, WCW World Champion Hulk Hogan and Eric Bischoff appeared and insulted Vince McMahon; moments later, Diamond Dallas Page and Roddy Piper appeared dressed as Sting but were beaten down by the nWo until the real Sting appeared and made the save to end the broadcast

Halloween Havoc 97 - Las Vegas, NV - MGM Grand Garden Arena - October 26, 1997 (12,457)
NBC's "Friday Night" taped an episode aired 10/31/97 from the empty arena; the episode featured host Rita Sever speaking with Diamond Dallas Page, Randy Savage, WCW World Champion Hulk Hogan, Ric Flair, Scott Hall, Debra McMichael, Rey Mysterio Jr., and WCW TV Champion Disco Inferno as well as clips from the pay-per-view
Pay-per-view bouts - featured Tony Schiavone, Dusty Rhodes, & Bobby Heenan on commentary; included Gene Okerlund interviewing Debra backstage about who the mystery man was she would have face Steve McMichael later in the show, with Debra saying it definately was not Jeff Jarrett (who had just left for the WWF); moments later, McMichael interrupted and the two argued; featured a backstage promo by WCW World Champion Hulk Hogan & Eric Bischoff in which Bischoff said Hogan would not be wrestling later in the show - due to unsafe work conditions - unless JJ Dillon offered them signed paperwork stating Sting would not be allowed in the building; included a backstage promo by Randy Savage, with Elizabeth, regarding his match against Diamond Dallas Page later in the show; featured Okerlund speaking with Dillon in the arena about the comments made by Hogan & Bischoff in which Dillon said the Hogan / Piper match would take place as advertised; moments later, Bischoff came out to dispute the call, with Dillon showing him a signed piece of paper stating Sting would not be in the building:
Yuji Nagata (w/ Sonny Onoo) defeated the Ultimo Dragon via submission with an armbar at 9:53 after avoiding the Dragon sleeper; Mike Tenay did guest commentary for the match; during the match, Raven and his Flock were shown making their way out to ringside seats; after the bout, Onoo kicked Dragon's injured left arm
Chris Jericho defeated Gedo in an unadvertised match via submission with the Liontamer at 7:19 after avoiding a missile dropkick; Mike Tenay did guest commentary for the bout (Gedo's debut)
Rey Mysterio Jr. pinned WCW Cruiserweight Champion Eddie Guerrero in a mask vs. title match to win the title at 13:49 by reversing a Splash Mountain off the top into a hurricanrana and cover; after the bout, Guerrero attacked Mysterio from behind and threw him to the floor; Mike Tenay did guest commentary for the bout (Rey Mysterio: 619, Cheating Death, Stealing Life: The Eddie Guerrero Story, Rey Mysterio: Biggest Little Man, Wrestling's Highest Flyers)
Alex Wright (mystery opponent) (w/ Debra) pinned Steve McMichael at 6:33 after Bill Goldberg interfered as Debra distracted referee Charles Robinson and hit the spear and Jackhammer on McMichael; after the bout, Debra gave Goldberg McMichael's SuperBowl ring before Goldberg also dropped Wright with the Jackhammer
Jacquiline pinned WCW TV Champion Disco Inferno in a non-title match at 9:41 with a roll up out of the corner
WCW US Champion Curt Hennig defeated Ric Flair via disqualification at 13:57 when Flair tied the champion upside down in the corner, wrapped the title belt around his head, and stomped it before punching the referee; prior to the bout, Hennig came to the ring wearing Flair's robe; after the match, several referees held Flair back as Konnan and Vincent came out to help Hennig backstage
Lex Luger defeated Scott Hall (w/ Syxx) via disqualification at 14:35 when Syxx attacked guest referee Larry Zbyzsko as Luger had Hall caught in the Torture Rack; Hall originally won the match at 12:39 with the Outsider's Edge but Zbyzsko had the match continue after seeing replay footage on the big screen of Syxx kicking Luger in the head as Eric Bischoff distracted Zbyzsko; after the match, Zbyzsko caught Syxx in a choke sleeper, legitly injuring him, before Hall and Bischoff double teamed Zbyzsko, with Bischoff eventually putting one foot on Zbyzsko's chest as Hall counted to 3
Randy Savage defeated Diamond Dallas Page in a Death Match at 18:09 after a man in a Sting outfit came ringside and hit DDP in his injured ribs with a baseball bat, preventing him from meeting the 10-count from referee Nick Patrick; Elizabeth was in Savage's corner but was attacked and dragged backstage by Kimberly at around the 12-minute mark after Elizabeth began interfering; after the bout, Savage shoved Patrick and the trainer out of the way and stomped Page; moments later, DDP was placed on a stretcher and taken backstage, with Savage briefly attacking Page as he was strapped down
Roddy Piper defeated WCW World Champion Hulk Hogan in a non-title steel cage match at around the 15-minute mark via submission with the sleeper after Randy Savage accidentally dropped Hogan with a double axe handle off the top of the cage; early in the bout, about half a dozen Stings appeared in the aisle and in the crowd; after the match, Hogan unmasked one of the fake Stings and tossed him out of the ring before he, Savage, and Bischoff handcuffed Piper to the cage and beat him as the crowd chanted "We want Sting;" moments later, a "fan" in Sting facepaint climbed in the cage and was beaten by Hogan and Savage until security pulled him from the ring

WCW @ San Diego, CA - Cox Arena - October 27, 1997 (6,281)
Wrath defeated Hugh Morrus
Perry Saturn defeated JC Atlas
Monday Nitro:
WCW Cruiserweight Champion Rey Mysterio Jr. pinned Dean Malenko at 4:37 with a modified victory roll after reversing the Texas Cloverleaf; during the bout, Raven and his Flock appeared in the crowd and took ringside seats
Glacier defeated La Parka
Lex Luger defeated Stevie Ray
Eddie Guerrero defeated Chris Jericho
Chris Benoit pinned Fit Finlay with the headbutt off the top
Raven defeated Scotty Riggs in a No DQ match
WCW TV Champion Disco Inferno fought Bill Goldberg to a no contest
WCW Tag Team Champions Rick & Scott Steiner defeated Public Enemy
WCW US Champion Curt Hennig defeated Booker T via disqualification
Ric Flair defeated Randy Savage via disqualification

WCW @ San Bernadino, CA - October 28, 1997
WCW Saturday Night taping:
11/1/97:
Fit Finlay pinned Chris Benoit with a tombstone at 7:22; during Finlay's entrance, footage was shown of their match on Nitro the previous Monday

- 10/28/97: Assault on Devil's Island, starring WCW World Champion Hulk Hogan, aired on TNT. The special also included footage from the official contract signing for Hogan vs. Sting at Starrcade.

WCW @ Salem, VA - November 1, 1997
Bill Goldberg defeated Bobby Eaton
The Barbarian & Meng defeated Public Enemy
Raven defeated Scotty Riggs
Lex Luger & Diamond Dallas Page defeated Scott Hall & Konnan
Chris Jericho defeated Lord Steven Regal
Steve McMichael defeated Villano IV
Ric Flair defeated WCW US Champion Curt Hennig via disqualification

WCW @ Norfolk, VA - Scope - November 2, 1997 (7,057)
Bill Goldberg defeated Bobby Eaton
The Barbarian & Meng defeated Public Enemy
Raven defeated Scotty Riggs
Lex Luger & Diamond Dallas Page defeated Scott Hall & Konnan
Chris Jericho defeated Lord Steven Regal
Steve McMichael defeated Villano IV
Ric Flair defeated WCW US Champion Curt Hennig via disqualification

WCW @ Philadelphia, PA - Corestates Spectrum - November 3, 1997 (15,366)
Chavo Guerrero Sr. defeated Lenny Lane
WCW TV Champion Disco Inferno defeated Jackie
Monday Nitro:
Eddie Guerrero & Dean Malenko defeated Rey Mysterio Jr. & Lord Steven Regal
Fit Finlay defeated Dave Taylor
Yuji Nagata defeated Psychosis
Perry Saturn defeated WCW TV Champion Disco Inferno to win the title
Chris Jericho defeated Scott Hall
The Giant won a cruiserweight battle royal; other participants included: Ciclope, Silver King, El Dandy, Villano IV & V, Juventud Guerrera, and Damien
Ric Flair defeated Alex Wright
Ray Traylor defeated Steve McMichael
WCW Tag Team Champions Rick & Scott Steiner defeated Public Enemy in a streetfight (The Very Best of Nitro Vol. 2)
Lex Luger defeated WCW US Champion Curt Hennig via disqualification

WCW @ Kansas City, MO - November 7, 1997
Ernest Miller defeated Brad Armstrong
Ray Traylor defeated Dave Taylor
Rey Mysterio Jr. defeated Juventud Guerrera
Chris Benoit & Steve McMichael defeated the Barbarian & Meng (sub. for Scott Norton & Buff Bagwell)
Eddie Guerrero defeated Dean Malenko
Rick & Scott Steiner (w/ Harley Race) defeated Harlem Heat
Ric Flair defeated WCW US Champion Curt Hennig via disqualification; after the bout, Harley Race came out, repeatedly punched Hennig, and shook Flair's hand

WCW @ Springfield, MO - November 8, 1997
Ernest Miller defeated Brad Armstrong
Ray Traylor defeated Dave Taylor
WCW Cruiserweight Champion Rey Mysterio Jr. defeated Juventud Guerrera
Eddie Guerrero defeated Dean Malenko
Chris Benoit & Steve McMichael defeated the Barbarian & Meng
Rick & Scott Steiner defeated Harlem Heat
WCW US Champion Curt Hennig defeated Ric Flair via disqualification

WCW @ West Plains, MO - November 9, 1997
Ernest Miller defeated Brad Armstrong
Ray Traylor defeated Dave Taylor
WCW Cruiserweight Champion Rey Mysterio Jr. defeated Juventud Guerrera
Eddie Guerrero defeated Dean Malenko
Chris Benoit & Steve McMichael defeated the Barbarian & Meng
Rick & Scott Steiner defeated Harlem Heat
WCW US Champion Curt Hennig defeated Ric Flair via disqualification

WCW @ Memphis, TN - Mid-South Coliseum - November 10, 1997
Villano IV & V defeated Disorderly Conduct
Monday Nitro:
Lord Steven Regal & Dave Taylor defeated Harlem Heat
Chris Jericho defeated Disco Inferno
Glacier defeated the Barbarian
Yuji Nagata defeated Alex Wright
WCW TV Champion Perry Saturn defeated Chris Benoit
Eddie Guerrero pinned WCW Cruiserweight Champion Rey Mysterio Jr. to win the title at 5:58 with the frog splash after the challenger reversed Mysterio's hurricanrana and dropped him throat-first across the top rope; after the contest, Dean Malenko came out, went nose to nose with Guerrero, and then left the ring (Viva La Raza: The Legacy of Eddie Guerrero)
Randy Savage (w/ Elizabeth) pinned Ray Traylor with a bodyslam and the flying elbowsmash at 3:42 after Elizabeth caused Traylor to crotch himself on the top rope; after the bout, Elizabeth ran backstage, returning with a can of spraypaint - as Savage hit the move three more times - and then sprayed "nWo" on him
Diamond Dallas Page defeated WCW US Champion Curt Hennig via disqualification
Lex Luger defeated Ric Flair via disqualification

WCW @ Orlando, FL - November 13, 1997
Chris Jericho defeated La Parka
Lord Steven Regal defeated Bobby Eaton
Kaoru defeated Sonoko Kato
Konnan defeated Eddie Guerrero via disqualification
Harlem Heat defeated Bunkhouse Buck & Mike Enos
Chris Benoit defeated Juventud Guerrera
Diamond Dallas Page defeated Scott Norton

WCW @ Dayton, OH - Hara Arena - November 16, 1997
Chris Benoit defeated Yuji Nagata
Scotty Riggs defeated Lord Steven Regal
Chris Jericho defeated Alex Wight
The Barbarian & Meng defeated Public Enemy
Diamond Dallas Page defeated Mortis
WCW US Champion Curt Hennig defeated Ric Flair via disqualification
Lex Luger defeated Scott Hall

WCW @ Cincinnati, OH - The Crown - November 17, 1997
Sean Morley defeated John Paul
Monday Nitro:
Meng defeated Glacier
Alex Wright defeated Steve McMichael via disqualification
Rey Mysterio Jr. pinned Chris Jericho at 6:31 with a springboard into a hurricanrana and roll up; during the bout, it was noted Mysterio would challenge WCW Cruiserweight Champion Eddie Guerrero the coming Sunday at World War 3 (Rey Mysterio: The Life of a Masked Man)
Diamond Dallas Page defeated Villano V
Dean Malenko fought WCW Cruiserweight Champion Eddie Guerrero to a draw when neither man could answer the referee's standing 10-count
WCW TV Champion Perry Saturn defeated Scotty Riggs
Lex Luger defeated WCW US Champion Curt Hennig via disqualification
The Giant defeated Scott Hall via disqualification

WCW @ Orlando, FL - Universal Studios - November 1997
Worldwide taping:
11/23/97 - featured an opening clip from the 11/10/97 Nitro in which Kevin Nash challenged the Giant to face him in the World War III battle royal; included Tony Schiavone & Bobby Heenan on commentary; featured Lee Marshall hyping Starrcade 97 tickets at Washington DC and then speaking with Mike Tenay about the Sting vs. WCW World Champion Hulk Hogan main event after 15 months of build; featured a WCW Motorsports segment; included footage of how Eddie Guerrero regained the WCW Cruiserweight Title from Eddie Guerrero during the 11/10/97 Nitro, followed by the Sting/Hogan confrontation from the same show that ended up with Sting attacked by Hogan, Randy Savage, Vincent, Buff Bagwell, Scott Hall, Konnan, and Scott Norton; featured Marshall speaking with Heenan and Larry Zbyszko regarding Starrcade tickets being on sale:
Dean Malenko defeated Norman Smiley via submission with the Texas Cloverleaf at 6:27
Super Calo & Juventud Guerrera defeated Tokyo Magnum & Judo Suwa at 4:45 when Juvi pinned Magnum after a springboard legdrop as Calo held Magnum in the air
Chad Fortune defeated Todd Griffith via submission with a Fujiwara armbar at 3:20
Damien pinned Ciclope at 4:56 with a back splash off the top; during the match, there was an extended shot of the crowd, seemingly to cover for a botched spot in the contest
Steve McMichael pinned Dave Taylor with the tombstone at 5:17

World War III 97 - Auburn Hills, MI - Palace - November 23, 1997 (17,128)
Pay-per-view bouts - featured Tony Schiavone, Bobby Heenan, & Mike Tenay on commentary:
Meng & the Barbarian (w/ Jimmy Hart) defeated Glacier & Ernest Miller at 9:09 when Meng pinned Miller with the Tongan Death Grip after Glacier ducked the move and went after the Barbarian
WCW TV Champion Perry Saturn (w/ Raven) defeated Disco Inferno via submission with the Rings of Saturn at 8:18 after the momentum of a crossbody off the top by Disco put Saturn on top; during the bout, Lodi made his debut as a member of Raven's Flock at ringside
Yugi Nagata (w/ Sonny Onoo) pinned the Ultimo Dragon at 12:46 when Nagata fell onto Dragon after Nagata bumped into Onoo on the apron while in mid-air for a back suplex; pre-match stipulations stated Dragon would receive 5 minutes in the ring with Onoo if he won the match
WCW Tag Team Champions Rick & Scott Steiner (w/ Ted Dibiase) defeated Lord Steven Regal & Dave Taylor when Rick pinned Regal with the bulldog double team at 9:48
Raven defeated Scotty Riggs in a Raven's Rules match at 8:46 when the referee stopped the match after Riggs failed to meet the standing 10-count following three consecutive DDTs; prior to the bout, Gene Okerlund interviewed JJ Dillon in the aisle during which Dillon said Raven had 24 hours to sign a contract with WCW or he would not be on WCW television anymore; after Raven's introduction, Kidman announced that the match would be No DQ or it wouldn't happen; after the match, Hammer carried Riggs with him as Raven and the Flock left through the crowd
Steve McMichael pinned Alex Wright (w/ Debra) (sub. for Bill Goldberg) with the tombstone at 3:37; prior to the bout, McMichael announced the scheduled match against Goldberg wouldn't happen and then told them to show what happened to Goldberg, with a camera showing Goldberg knocked out and face down backstage; McMichael had with him his SuperBowl ring, seemingly stolen back after the backstage attack; moments later, Debra dragged Wright out to the ring to take Goldberg's place
WCW Cruiserweight Champion Eddie Guerrero pinned Rey Mysterio Jr. at 12:44 with the frog splash after dropping Mysterio face-first across the top rope as Mysterio attempted a top rope DDT (Rey Mysterio: Biggest Little Man)
WCW US Champion Curt Hennig pinned Ric Flair in a No DQ match at 18:46 after twice hitting Flair in the face with the title belt as Hennig was caught in the figure-4; prior to the bout, Hennig came out in a "Syxx" t-shirt
Scott Hall won the 3-ring, 60-man World War III battle royal at 29:53; eliminations late in the match: Vincent by the Giant by kicking him to the floor following the Diamond Cutter (20:56); Booker T by WCW US Champion Curt Hennig (21:28); WCW Tag Team Champion Rick Steiner by Hall & Buff Bagwell (21:38); Bagwell by the Giant (22:54); Hennig and Lex Luger (23:01, 23:02); Randy Savage by the Giant after sustaining the Diamond Cutter and the chokeslam (25:06); WCW World Champion Hulk Hogan (sub. for Kevin Nash) entered (27:00); Diamond Dallas Page by Hogan (29:26); Hogan eliminated himself when "Sting" dropped from the ceiling and entered the ring with a baseball bat; the Giant by "Sting" after being hit with the bat; other participants included: Chris Adams, Brad Armstrong, the Barbarian, Chris Benoit, Bobby Blaze, Ciclope, Damien, El Dandy, Barry Darsow, Disco Inferno, Jim Duggan, Fit Finlay, Hector Garza, Glacier, Juventud Guerrera, Chavo Guerrero Jr., WCW Cruiserweight Champion Eddie Guerrero, Stevie Ray, Prince Iaukea, Chris Jericho, Lizmark Jr., Dean Malenko, Steve McMichael, Meng, Ernest Miller, Rey Misterio Jr., Hugh Morrus, Mortis, Yuji Nagata, John Nord, La Parka, Public Enemy, Lord Steven Regal, the Renegade, Silver King, Norman Smiley, Louie Spicolli, WCW Tag Team Champion Scott Steiner, Super Calo, David Taylor, Ray Traylor, Ultimo Dragon, Greg Valentine, Villanos IV & V, Kendall Windham, Wrath, and Alex Wright; added stipulations for the match stated eliminations could come if wrestlers hit the floor, regardless as to if they went over the top or not; due to pre-match stipulations, Hall earned a WCW World Title shot at SuperBrawl VIII; after the match, "Sting" revealed himself as Kevin Nash, with Eric Bischoff, Rick Rude, Konnan, Scott Norton, Bagwell, and Hogan celebrating in the ring; moments later, Hogan dropped Page with the Diamond Cutter as the show went off the air

WCW @ Saginaw, MI - Wendler Arena - November 24, 1997 (5,879)
Monday Nitro - featured an opening backstage segment showing the New World Order, with Eric Bsichoff leading WCW World Champion Hulk Hogan and the rest of the group out to the arena; all the members were there aside from Kevin Nash; after entering the ring, Hogan took a sign from a ringside fan that read "Bischoff owns Vince;" moments later, Bischoff took the mic and noted the victories at World War III by Hall and WCW US Champion Curt Hennig; Hogan then took the mic and said the nWo was so on top of the world that he would issue an open challenge for a title defense later in the show; the Giant, wearing a hand cast, and JJ Dillon then appeared at the entrance stage and said he wanted Hogan; Dillon then said the Giant didn't have medical clearance and he couldn't allow the match, with Giant saying he would sign whatever documentation was needed to get the match; Dillon agreed and said he would draft up paperwork for Giant to sign to waive WCW of liability; included a performance by the Nitro Girls in the ring; featured an exclusive preview clip of 'Alien: Resurrection' in theaters Wednesday; included still photos from the previous night's Raven vs. Scotty Riggs match followed by footage of Gene Okerlund interviewing Dillon about Raven's status in WCW, with Dillon saying Raven had 24 hours to sign a contract or would not be at Nitro; featured a nWo vignette showing Bischoff attacking Larry Zbyszko; after the vignette aired, Zbyszko left the broadcast table to cut an in-ring promo saying Hall got lucky at World War III and then challenged him to a fight then and there; the nWo music then played as fliers fell from the rafters showing a photo of Bischoff standing atop Zbyszko's body; moments later, Bischoff interrupted from the aisle saying Hall is a busy man and that Zbyszko was just a retired wrestler that was never that good to begin with; Zbyszko then challenged Bischoff in Hall's place, with Bischoff accepting and Zbyszko going to the floor only to be held back by security; moments later, Zbyszko returned to the ring and said they had a verbal agreement and would make sure Dillon would draw up a contract, with Bischoff responding by saying "Bite me;" included a performance by the Nitro Girls at the entrance stage; featured footage from a man's Nitro Party in Atlanta, GA; included Okerlund conducting an interview at the entrance with Steve McMichael, during which he referred to Alex Wright as a "German praying mantis" and said he laughed when Wright fired Debra McMichael earlier in the show; moments later, Debra came out and said she would be happy to rejoin McMichael, with McMichael telling Debra to get "the hell out of here;" featured a performance of the Nitro Girls at the entrance stage:
WCW Tag Team Champions Rick & Scott Steiner (w/ Ted Dibiase) defeated Disorderly Conduct at 3:44 when Rick pinned Tough Tom after the bulldog off the top double team; during the bout, Larry Zbyszko referred to Rick as "Rob," his real name; prior to and after the match, the team discussed facing Scott Hall & Kevin Nash since Hall & Nash were walking around with imposter title belts
Booker T (w/ Jacqueline) pinned Meng (w/ Jimmy Hart) at 2:57 by reversing a powerbomb attempt into a roll up; prior to the bout, Chris Jericho was shown speaking backstage with Lee Marshall for WCW.com; after the match, Meng applied the Tongan Death Grip on Booker until Stevie Ray ran out with a wooden chair, breaking it over Meng's head; the Barbarian then ran out as Meng shrugged off the chairshot and applied the hold on Stevie Ray as the Barbarian attacked Booker in the corner
Chris Benoit defeated Sick Boy (sub. for Raven) at 3:36 via submission with the Crippler Crossface; prior to the bout, Gene Okerlund conducted an interview with JJ Dillon regarding Raven's status in WCW, with the two then finding Raven in the crowd; moments later, Scotty Riggs came down the aisle and joined Raven's Flock sitting in the front row; Raven then said he signed Dillon's contract but wouldn't comform to his rules, stating he'll wrestle when he wants, who he wants, and only under No DQ rules; after Raven was announced for the match, Raven grabbed Sick Boy by the hair and sent him into the ring in his place; late in the match, Benoit fought off WCW TV Champion Perry Saturn, Lodi, Kidman, and Riggs; after the bout, Raven and Van Hammer entered the ring as Saturn applied the Rings of Saturn on Benoit
Prince Iaukea pinned Alex Wright (w/ Debra McMichael) at 3:16 with a crossbody off the top after Wright repeatedly told Debra to down off the ring apron after her dress became stuck; prior to the bout, still photos were shown of Steve McMichael defeating Wright at World War III; after the match, Wright took the mic and fired Debra as his manager, saying he was done with her and wanted nothing to do with her
Randy Savage (w/ Elizabeth) pinned Disco Inferno at 2:16 after twice hitting the elbowsmash off the top; prior to the bout, Mike Tenay noted the number of Bret Hart signs in the crowd; after the match, Savage hit the move a third time before punching referee Mickey Jay, throwing him to the floor, and spraypainting Disco; Elizabeth then put her foot on Disco with Savage counting to 3 and then hitting a fourth elbowsmash
Dean Malenko defeated Brad Armstrong at 5:27 via submission with the Texas Cloverleaf
Buff Bagwell pinned Chris Jericho at 6:59 with the Buff Blockbuster after kicking Jericho in the face as he charged into the corner
Ray Traylor defeated WCW US Champion Curt Hennig via disqualification at 6:32 when Scott Hall, Scott Norton, Buff Bagwell, Randy Savage, and Konnan attacked the challenger; prior to the bout, still photos were shown of Hennig defeating Ric Flair in their No DQ match the previous night at World War III; it was also noted Flair suffered an ankle injury in the match and would have to take a few weeks off; during Hennig's entrance, Mike Tenay announced he was putting together a documentary on the late Brian Pillman and it would be available to fans, with profits going to Pillman's family; Traylor hit the sidewalk slam during the final moments of the match, with it appearing as though the nWo interference came too late, forcing Hennig to kick out of the move; after the match, the nWo ganged up on Traylor with Savage hitting the elbowsmash and Elizabeth aiding in spraypainting Traylor
The Giant defeated WCW World Champion Hulk Hogan (w/ Vincent) via disqualification at 4:32 when a man dressed as Sting walked ringside and hit the Giant over his hand cast with a baseball bat, then revealing himself as Kevin Nash; prior to the bout, still photos were shown from the World War III battle royal, showing the interference from Hogan and Kevin Nash to allow Scott Hall to win; early in the match, Eric Bischoff & Rick Rude came out, scared off Tony Schiavone & Mike Tenay, and provided commentary for the bout; after the contest, WCW US Champion Curt Hennig, Scott Hall, Buff Bagwell, Randy Savage, Scott Norton, and Konnan came out and stood over the Giant's body; moments later, "Sting" was lowered from the rafters but then crashed through the ring, with Hogan and Nash then hitting the dummy with the baseball bat; the dummy was then pulled out of the ring, with Hennig and Bagwell holding it up so Hogan could cut a promo as though it were the real Sting

WCW @ Toledo, OH - November 25, 1997
WCW Saturday Night taping:
11/29/97:
Bobby Eaton & Bobby Walker defeated ? & ? Armstrong
Dean Malenko defeated Lenny Lane
Chris Adams & Norman Smiley defeated Steve Regal & Dave Taylor
WCW Cruiserweight Champion Eddie Guerrero defeated Louie Spicolli
Fit Finlay defeated an unknown
Harlem Heat defeated Glacier & Ernest Miller
Rey Mysterio Jr. defeated an unknown
Jim Duggan defeated Kendall Windham
Villano IV defeated Super Calo
Meng & the Barbarian defeated Mortis & Wrath
Diamond Dallas Page defeated WCW US Champion Curt Hennig via disqualification
12/6/97:
Chavo Guerrero Jr. defeated an unknown
Chris Jericho defeated Brad Armstrong
Yuji Nagata defeated La Parka
Public Enemy defeated Villano IV & V
Disco Inferno defeated an unknown
Juventud Guerrera defeated Lizmark Jr.
WCW Tag Team Champions Rick & Scott Steiner defeated Disorderly Conduct
Chris Benoit defeated an unknown
Scott Hall defeated Ray Traylor

WCW @ Augusta, GA - Civic Center - November 29, 1997 (3,661)
Fit Finlay defeated Pez Whatley
Ray Traylor defeated Dave Taylor
Lord Steven Regal defeated Bobby Walker
Ernest Miller defeated Yuji Nagata
Rick & Scott Steiner defeated Wrath & Mortis
Chris Benoit fought WCW US Champion Curt Hennig to a no contest
Lex Luger fought Scott Hall to a no contest

WCW @ Johnson City, TN - November 30, 1997
Fit Finlay defeated Pez Whatley
Ernest Miller defeated Yuji Nagata
Lord Steven Regal defeated Bobby Walker
Ray Traylor defeated Dave Taylor
Chris Benoit defeated WCW US Champion Curt Hennig in a non-title match
Rick & Scott Steiner defeated Wrath & Mortis
Lex Luger defeated Scott Hall

WCW @ Knoxville, TN - Civic Coliseum - December 1, 1997
Rick King defeated an unknown
The Volcano Kid defeated an unknown
Monday Nitro:
Rey Mysterio Jr. defeated Juventud Guerrera
Hugh Morrus defeated Wrath
Prince Iaukea defeated Yuji Nagata
Harlem Heat defeated Meng & the Barbarian
Scott Hall defeated Disco Inferno
The Ultimo Dragon defeated Psychosis
Chris Benoit defeated Kidman
Lex Luger defeated Buff Bagwell via disqualification
Diamond Dallas Page defeated WCW US Champion Curt Hennig via disqualification

WCW @ Buffalo, NY - Marine Midland Arena - December 8, 1997
Juventud Guerrera defeated Johnny Swinger
Monday Nitro:
Ray Traylor defeated Konnan
Steve McMichael defeated the Barbarian
Dean Malenko defeated Prince Iaukea; WCW Cruiserweight Champion Eddie Guerrero provided guest commentary for the bout
Chris Benoit defeated Lodi
Hugh Morrus defeated Randy Savage via disqualification
Disco Inferno defeated WCW TV Champion Perry Saturn to win the title
Buff Bagwell defeated Lex Luger via count-out
Diamond Dallas Page defeated Scott Hall via disqualification

WCW @ Erie, PA - Civic Center - December 9, 1997 (2,343)
WCW Saturday Night taping:
12/13/97 - hosted by Tony Schiavone & Dusty Rhodes; included an ad promoting the Starrcade 97 T-shirt; featured an nWo vignette which mocked Roddy Piper and showed him being repeatedly beaten; included Gene Okerlund promoting a hotline story on a superstar from "up North" that was heading to WCW; featured Okerlund conducting a backstage interview with Bill Goldberg, who asked to be called just "Goldberg" and not "Bill" or "Billy" before stating he would knock Steve McMichael unconscious at Starrcade and that no man could beat him; included comments from Diamond Dallas Page who said he was living his dream, which was sometimes a nightmare, and that the fans respected WCW's athletes and not the nWo members who were freeloading on the company, with Page claiming no nWo member could take him one-on-one; featured an ad for the nWo "Rules & Bones" T-shirt; included an ad for WCW Magazine; featured Okerlund conducting a backstage interview with the Giant, who claimed he would give Kevin Nash a wake-up call at Starrcade:
Mortis (w/ James Vandenberg) pinned Ernest Miller at 5:22 with the Flatliner after Glacier interfered and kicked Miller in the back of the head after Vandenberg distracted the referee
Steve McMichael pinned Mark Starr at 4:45 with the tombstone
Louie Spicolli pinned Chavo Guerrero Jr at 4:39 with the Death Valley Driver
Yuji Nagata (w/ Sonny Onoo) defeated Prince Iaukea via submission at 3:06 with the Nagata Lock
Chris Benoit defeated Fit Finlay via submission at 5:28 with the Crippler Crossface
Meng & the Barbarian (w/ Jimmy Hart) defeated Harlem Heat (w/ Jackie) at 8:12 when Meng pinned Stevie Ray with the Tongan Death Grip
Chris Adams pinned Rick Fuller at 2:38 with the superkick
Scotty Riggs pinned Bobby Eaton at 4:16 after two flying forearm smashes; Perry Saturn, Billy Kidman, Hammer, Sick Boy, and Lodi were all seated at ringside for the match
Dean Malenko defeated Juventud Guerrera via submission at 4:29 with the Texas Cloverleaf
Ray Traylor defeated WCW US Champion Curt Hennig via disqualification in a non-title match at 6:23 when Rick Rude ran out and pulled referee Charles Robinson from the ring as Traylor had Hennig covered after the sidewalk slam; moments later, Konnan, Buff Bagwell, Scott Norton, and Vincent all attacked Traylor until WCW Tag Team Champions Rick & Scott Steiner made the save
12/20/97:
Konnan defeated Bobby Walker
WCW TV Champion Disco Inferno defeated Johnny Attitude
WCW Cruiserweight Champion Eddie Guerrero defeated Bobby Blaze
Diamond Dallas Page defeated Roadblock
Dave Taylor defeated Mean Mike
Perry Saturn defeated Chris Jericho
Public Enemy defeated Scott & Steve Armstrong
Kidman defeated Glacier
Buff Bagwell defeated Lex Luger via disqualification

WCW @ Charlotte, NC - Independence Arena - December 15, 1997 (9,320)
The American Patriots defeated the Samoan Swat Team
Monday Nitro - featured an nWo paid vignette which recapped the yearlong feud between WCW World Champion Hulk Hogan and Roddy Piper; included the debut appearance of Bret Hart:
Rey Traylor defeated Vincent
WCW TV Champion Disco Inferno defeated Yuji Nagata
Fit Finlay pinned Dean Malenko at 6:01 with the tombstone after Malenko became distracted by WCW Cruiserweight Champion Eddie Guerrero, who provided guest commentary for the match
Rey Mysterio Jr. & Juventud Guerrera defeated Psychosis & La Parka at 6:35 when Guerrera pinned Psychosis with the 450 splash after Mysterio came off the top and hit a hurricanrana on La Parka on the floor; prior to the match, Raven's Flock was shown sitting ringside but without Raven
Scott Hall pinned Chris Jericho at 2:34 with a chokeslam and the Outsider Edge
Rick & Scott Steiner defeated Konnan & Scott Norton via disqualification
Randy Savage defeated Booker T (The Very Best of Nitro Vol. 2)
Chris Benoit defeated Scotty Riggs (sub. for Raven)
Buff Bagwell defeated Lex Luger via disqualification
Ric Flair defeated WCW US Champion Curt Hennig via disqualification

WCW @ Gainesville, GA - Georgia Mountains Center - December 16, 1997 (1,494 paid; sell out)
WCW Saturday Night:
12/27/97:
Dean Malenko defeated La Parka
Bill Goldberg pinned the Renegade with the Jackhammer at the 19-second mark; during his entrance, a pretaped promo from Goldberg aired in which he discussed his match the following night at Starrcade against Steve McMichael; after the bout, Goldberg took the mic, challenged McMichael then and there, with McMichael then coming out to the ring; moments later, the ring filled with officials and security who pulled the two men apart
The Ultimo Dragon defeated Psychosis
WCW Cruiserweight Champion Eddie Guerrero defeated Rey Mysterio Jr.
WCW US Champion Curt Hennig defeated Bobby Eaton
Chris Benoit defeated Perry Saturn via disqualification when the Flock interfered
Booker T defeated Yugi Nagata
WCW Tag Team Champions Rick & Scott Steiner defeated Public Enemy
Scott Hall fought Ray Traylor to a double disqualification
1/3/98:
Meng defeated Bobby Eaton
Chris Jericho defeated Evan Karagias
Konnan defeated Norman Smiley
Mortis defeated Juventud Guerrera
Steve McMichael defeated Louie Spicolli
Fit Finlay defeated Bobby Walker
Disco Inferno defeated Brad Armstrong
Hugh Morrus defeated Frankie Lancaster
Barry Darsow & John Nord defeated Disorderly Conduct
Diamond Dallas Page defeated Curt Hennig via disqualification

WCW @ Macon, GA - Coliseum - December 22, 1997 (7,615)
Monday Nitro - 3-hour episode - during the show, the New World Order took over the show and replaced everything in the arena that read WCW:
Fit Finlay defeated WCW Cruiserweight Champion Eddie Guerrero via count-out when Guerrero walked out of the match
Steve McMichael pinned Meng with the tombstone
Rey Mysterio Jr., Juventud Guerrera, & Hector Garza defeated La Parka, Psychosis, & Silver King when Mysterio pinned King with a hurricanrana (The Very Best of Nitro Vol. 2)
Chris Benoit defeated Van Hammer via disqualification when the Flock interfered
Rick Steiner defeated Scott Norton via disqualification when Konnan knocked Steiner off the top rope
WCW US Champion Curt Hennig pinned WCW TV Champion Disco Inferno with the Hennig Plex
Harlem Heat defeated Scotty Riggs & Lodi when Booker T pinned Lodi
Buff Bagwell pinned Chris Jericho with the Buff Blockbuster
Randy Savage pinned Lex Luger with the flying elbowsmash

- 12/24 or 12/25/97: Davey Boy Smith agreed to a deal with WCW after paying the WWF $150,000 to buy out the remaining 32 months of his 5-year contract.

- 12/25/97: Dean Malenko's wife gave birth to a girl.

Worldwide - 12/28/97 - featured Tony Schiavone & Bobby Heenan on commentary; included a segment running down all the matches scheduled for Starrcade the following night; featured a vignette on Sting to promote his match with WCW World Champion Hulk Hogan at Starrcade; included a segment recapping the feud between the Giant and Kevin Nash to promote their match at Starrcade; featured a segment recapping the feud between Sting and Hogan; included a video segment focusing on the recent WCW NASCAR season:
Psychosis pinned Joey Maggs with the legdrop off the top at 3:44
Disco Inferno pinned Steve Armstrong with the Chartbuster at 3:45
Hugh Morrus pinned Greg Valentine with a roll up at 3:18 after avoiding an elbow drop
Scott Norton (w/ Vincent) pinned Lenny Lane with a shoulderbreaker at 2:09
Rey Mysterio Jr. pinned Alex Wright at 7:41 with a springboard hurricanrana into the ring after causing Wright to crotch himself on the top rope

Starrcade 97 - Washington DC - MCI Center - December 28, 1997 (17,500)
Pay-per-view bouts - featured Tony Schiavone, Bobby Heenan, & Dusty Rhodes on commentary:
WCW Cruiserweight Champion Eddie Guerrero pinned Dean Malenko at 14:58 following a frog splash onto Malenko's injured knee after hitting a missile dropkick to the knee; prior to the bout, Rey Mysterio Jr., the Ultimo Dragon, Greg Valentine, Barry Darsow, Chris Adams, WCW TV Champion Disco Inferno, and Harlem Heat were shown sitting in the crowd; during the contest, it was announced Malenko's wife gave birth to a girl Christmas night (Viva La Raza: The Legacy of Eddie Guerrero, Starrcade: The Essential Collection)
Randy Savage (sub. for Konnan, who was in Mexico after his girlfriend gave birth to a stillborn child), Scott Norton, & Vincent defeated Ray Traylor, Rick & Scott Steiner
Bill Goldberg pinned Steve McMichael with the Jackhammer (Goldberg: The Ultimate Collection)
Perry Saturn (sub. for Raven) defeated Chris Benoit in a No DQ match
Buff Bagwell pinned Lex Luger
Diamond Dallas Page pinned WCW US Champion Curt Hennig to win the title with the Diamond Cutter
Sting defeated WCW World Champion Hulk Hogan via submission with the Scorpion Deathlock to win the title at 12:53; Hogan originally won the match at 11:20 when referee Nick Patrick counted Sting down after Hogan hit the legdrop but Bret Hart prevented Patrick from calling for the bell, with Hart then punching Patrick out and taking over the officiating duties; both Scott Norton and Buff Bagwell attempted to interfere late in the bout but were held off by Sting; after the bout, Lex Luger, the Giant, Alex Wright, Mortis, Wrath, Louie Spicolli, Rick & Scott Steiner, Glacier, Rey Mysterio Jr., Public Enemy, the Ultimo Dragon, Greg Valentine, La Parka, WCW US Champion Diamond Dallas Page, Teddy Long, Ernest Miller, and several others filed into the ring to celebrate (WCW Fan Favorites, Hulk Hogan: The Ultimate Anthology, Starrcade: The Essential Collection)

WCW @ Baltimore, MD - Arena - December 29, 1996 (12,196; 11,040 paid; sell out)
Rick Martel and Jim Neidhart were backstage at the show
Monday Nitro - featured opening stills from Sting's in-ring celebration after dethroning Hulk Hogan of the WCW World Title the night before at Starrcade; purple and gold balloons fell from the rafters - WCW colors - to begin the broadcast; moments later, the Nitro Girls celebrated as Larry Zbyzsko walked out to the commentary table after saving Nitro's future the night before and it was announced Zbyzsko would face Scott Hall at Souled Out 98; included Gene Okerlund conducting an in-ring interview with Bret Hart, who said the nWo sucked, justice prevailed at Starrcade, and the nWo reminded him "of the scum I just left behind;" Hart then listed Lex Luger, the Giant, Chris Benoit, and WCW World Champion Sting as some of the names he wanted to go up against and then singled out Hulk Hogan as the top man he wanted, saying "You escaped, you ran away from me a long time ago;" featured Okerlund interviewing Ric Flair in the aisle in which Flair congratulated Diamond Dallas Page on his US Title win and said he and Curt Hennig weren't done, congratulated Sting, and gave Hart credit for his involvement; he then singled out Hart before quoting Dave Meltzer's comments in the Baltimore Sun in which he said Flair was the greatest of all time; included an in-ring promo by Hulk Hogan & Eric Bischoff in which footage was shown of JJ Dillon saying Nick Patrick would be the referee for the Starrcade main event and then argued since Patrick called for the bell then Hogan is still champion; moments later, they said Hart should have been involved and challenged WCW to make the situation right; featured Bobby Heenan returning for the second hour in which he played off his involvement with "nWo Nitro" the previous week and said it was an act of bravery on his part and he should be welcomed back with open arms; included Okerlund interviewing JJ Dillon in the aisle in which Dillon said WCW World Champion Sting had agreed to defend the title later in the show against Hulk Hogan to resolve any controversy from the previous night's match; later in the show, Bischoff interrupted another interview of Dillon by Okerlund, in which he accepted the challenge on behalf of Hogan; featured an in-ring promo by Scott Hall in which he said the nWo wasn't going anywhere; Bill Ripkin, Cal Ripkin Jr.'s brother, of the Detroit Tigers was in attendance:
Bill Goldberg pinned Glacier at 1:00 with the Jackhammer; prior to the bout, Raven's Flock was shown sitting ringside
Chris Benoit defeated Hammer via disqualification at 1:54 when the Flock attacked Benoit as Hammer was caught in the Crippler Crossface; prior to the bout, Raven cut a promo in the crowd, surrounded by the Flock, saying if Benoit wanted a beating week after week then he would give him one; as Benoit came out to the ring, he jumped into the crowd after Raven and was beaten down by the Flock before they tossed him into the asile; after the match, Steve McMichael helped make the save as Kidman, Saturn, Hammer, Sick Boy, and Lodi attacked Benoit
The Ultimo Dragon defeated WCW Cruiserweight Champion Eddie Guerrero via submission with the Dragon Sleeper to win the title at 1:26; prior to the bout, Guerrero attacked the challenger from behind as he made his way out to the ring; after the match, Guerrero threw Dragon to the floor
WCW US Champion Diamond Dallas Page pinned Mortis (w/ James Vandenburg) with the Diamond Cutter at 3:50 after avoiding the Flatliner; prior to the bout, DDP was escorted out to the stage by Kimberly; after the match, DDP knocked Vandenburg off the apron and celebrated in the crowd
Booker T pinned WCW TV Champion Disco Inferno to win the title at 6:54 with the Harlem Hangover; after the bout, Stevie Ray came out and celebrated with the new champion
Curt Hennig (w/ Rick Rude) pinned Chris Jericho at 3:33 with the Hennig Plex after lifting his knees to block a Lionsault; after the bout, Jericho threw a tantrum at ringside and repeatedly slammed a steel chair against the ringpost
Lex Luger defeated Buff Bagwell (w/ Scott Norton) via submission at 3:01 with the Torture Rack after knocking Norton off the apron; prior to the bout, Bagwell cut an in-ring promo saying Luger couldn't beat him; after the bout, Luger said Randy Savage was next on his list
WCW World Champion Sting fought Hulk Hogan to a no contest; only 5:46 of the match was shown; the broadcast ended just as Hogan pulled referee Randy Anderson into a Stinger Splash in the corner