NWA/WCW The Main Event

1994

12/6/93; Dalton, GA
1/2/94 - hosted by Chris Cruise & Larry Zbyszko; included Gene Okerlund conducting an interview with WCW US Champion Steve Austin, with Col. Rob Parker, in which Austin vowed to become the greatest US Champion of all time; featured Tony Schiavone conducting a ringside interview with Diamond Dallas Page, along with the Diamond Doll (Kimberly), in which Page claimed he would draw a random opponent's name out of a fish bowl to face each week, with Page drawing Nikita Koloff, Wahoo McDaniel, and Van Hammer, all of whom weren't in the building; included a Starrcade Report, hosted by Okerlund; featured a look back at Sting & Dusty Rhodes vs. NWA Tag Team Champions Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard from Clash of the Champions II; included Okerlund conducting an interview with Brian Pillman, who stated he would put a chicken head on Parker at the upcoming Clash:
Thunder & Lightning defeated the Canadian Bad Boys at 3:50 when Thunder scored the pin following the forearm smash off the top / powerbomb combo
Terry Taylor pinned Mark Kyle at 5:18 with the Five Arm
The Colossal Kongs (w/ Harley Race) defeated Al Phillips & Rich Anderson at the 44-second mark when Anderson was pinned with a splash
2 Cold Scorpio & Marcus Alexander Bagwell (w/ Teddy Long) defeated Harlem Heat at 7:06 when Scorpio pinned Kole with the 450 Splash

1/3/94; Gainesville, GA; Georgia Mountains Center
1/9/94 - included Tony Schiavone & Larry Zbyszko on commentary; featured a WCW Control Center hosted by Gene Okerlund in which he announced the card for the Jan. 27 Clash of the Champions card - WCW World Champion Ric Flair & Sting vs. Vader & WCW International World Champion Rick Rude in an elimination match, Brian Pillman vs. Col. Rob Parker in a loser wears a chicken suit match, Cactus Jack & Maxx Payne vs. WCW Tag Team Champions the Nasty Boys in a non-title match, WCW TV Champion Lord Steven Regal vs. Dustin Rhodes, and Ron Simmons vs. Ice Train:
The Shockmaster pinned Chris Sullivan at 1:28 with the bearhug into a powerslam
Paul Orndorff & Paul Roma (w/ the Assassin) defeated Bryan Armstrong & Scott Studd at 3:34 when Roma pinned Armstrong with one hand on his chest after a powerslam and splash off the top; after the bout, Tony Schiavone conducted a ringside interview with the Assassin, Orndorff & Roma about their tainted win the previous night on WCW Saturday Night as a result of the Assassin's interference; after the Assassin said Orndorff & Roma simply outwrestled Marcus Alexander Bagwell & 2 Cold Scorpio, Bagwell & Scorpio walked out with Teddy Long, with Long saying his goal for the team was to regain the WCW Tag Team Titles and they would go though Orndorff & Roma to do it; Bagwell then issued a challenge for a rematch the following Saturday, with the two teams then brawling into the ring until Scorpio & Bagwell cleared Orndorff & Roma to the floor
Tex Slazenger & Shanghai Pierce defeated Keith & Kent Cole at 5:43 when Shanghai pinned Kent after Slazenger dropped Kent with a reverse DDT behind the referee's back
Tom Zenk pinned Bryant Anderson with the superkick at 4:14; prior to the match, Tony Schiavone conducted a ringside interview with Diamond Dallas Page, alongside one of the Diamond Dolls, before he picked a random wrestler's name out of the fish bowl to face; Page then noted there were no names written on the pieces of paper in the fish bowl and blamed the mistake on Zenk, who was already in the ring ready for his match; Page then ran in the ring and attacked Zenk before the match began; during the contest, it was noted Bryant was Ole Anderson's son; after the contest, Schiavone conducted a ringside interview with Zenk about his win and the altercation with Page, with Zenk saying he would face DDP anywhere and any time
WCW US Champion Steve Austin (w/ Col. Rob Parker) pinned Larry Santo at 1:20 with the Stun Gun; Parker served as Austin's ring announcer for the match; during the contest, it was announced 2 Cold Scorpio & Marcus Alexander Bagwell would face Paul Orndorff & Paul Roma the following week on WCW Saturday Night; after the bout, Austin threw Santo out of the ring; moments later, Brian Pillman ran out, sent Austin to the floor with a dropkick, and then, with the help of Dustin Rhodes, briefly cornered Parker with the head of a chicken suit before Parker escaped to the floor; Tony Schiavone then conducted a ringside interview with Parker & Austin about the attack, with Austin saying he and WCW International World Champion Rick Rude would gladly face Rhodes & Pillman on the following week's show and that he and Parker had a surprise for Pillman in the chicken suit match

1/3/94; Gainesville, GA; Georgia Mountains Center
1/16/94 - 90-minute episode - hosted by Tony Schiavone & Larry Zbyszko:
Ron Simmons defeated Tommy Angel
WCW Tag Team Champions the Nasty Boys defeated Richard Anderson & Buddy Ryan
WCW TV Champion Lord Steven Regal defeated Mike Winner
The Super Shockmaster defeated Mike Thor via KO with a claw at 1:28; the Super Shockmaster came out to the Shockmaster's music but wore a mask and singlet; after the bout, Tony Schiavone conducted a ringside interview with the Super Shockmaster, with the Super Shockmaster saying he and the Shockmaster were two different people before challenging Vader to a match
Cactus Jack & Maxx Payne defeated Harlem Heat via disqualification
Johnny B. Badd defeated the Gambler
WCW International World Champion Rick Rude & WCW US Champion Steve Austin defeated Dustin Rhodes & Brian Pillman

1/3/94; Gainesville, GA; Georgia Mountains Center
1/23/94:
WCW Tag Team Champions the Nasty Boys (w/ Missy Hyatt) defeated Brian Armstrong & Pez Whatley
WCW US Champion Steve Austin pinned Bobby Walker with the Stun Gun
Diamond Dallas Page pinned Tom Zenk
Cactus Jack & Maxx Payne defeated Harlem Heat via disqualification

1/18/94; Columbus, GA
2/13/94:
The Boss defeated Fred Avery
WCW TV Champion Lord Steven Regal defeated Brian Armstrong
Arn Anderson pinned Paul Roma

1/18/94; Columbus, GA
2/20/94:
Arn Anderson defeated Chris Sullivan
Paul Orndorff & Paul Roma defeated Thunder & Lightning

1/18/94; Columbus, GA
2/27/94:
Scott Armstrong vs. Tony Zane
Diamond Dallas Page vs. Terry Taylor
The Patriot pinned Todd Zane (Patriot's debut)
Harlem Heat defeated Keith & Kent Cole
Paul Orndorff vs. 2 Cold Scorpio

3/6/94:
Scott Armstrong vs. WCW TV Champion Lord Steven Regal
Brian Pillman vs. WCW US Champion Steve Austin

1994 - featured Eric Bischoff & Jesse Ventura on commentary:
Arn Anderson pinned Diamond Dallas Page (w/ the Diamond Doll) with an inside cradle at 10:34

3/13/94 - featured Chris Cruise & Larry Zbyszko on commentary; included Gene Okerlund conducting an interview with Sting about WCW International World Champion Rick Rude slamming the Thundercage door in his face at SuperBrawl IV; featured a Spring Stampede Control Center hosted by Okerlund with comments from WCW World Champion Ric Flair, as well as Okerlund teasing a story on a new love in Sting's life on the WCW Hotline; included Okerlund conducting an interview with Harley Race & Vader on Vader facing the Boss at Spring Stampede:
WCW TV Champion Lord Steven Regal (w/ Sir William) pinned Scott Armstrong at 6:34 after Regal blocked a monkey flip; after the bout, Larry Zbyszko conducted an interview with Regal about the Armstrong family, with Regal repeatedly insulting Zbyszko and the United States
Barry Darsow pinned Buddy Ryan at 3:19 with a gourd buster (Darsow's debut)
Erik Watts defeated the Gambler via submission at 4:29 with the STF
The Boss pinned Ron Oakes at the 37-second mark with the sidewalk slam
Brian Pillman (w/ Dustin Rhodes) fought WCW US Champion Steve Austin (w/ Col. Rob Parker) to a no contest at 8:56 in a non-title match when Rhodes began brawling with Parker inside the ring; the match began during the commercial break

3/20/94 - debut of the new-look graphics and show hosted by Bobby Heenan & Mean Gene Okerlund in tuxedos, with Eric Bischoff & Jesse Ventura on play-by-play; included the Brad Armstrong vs. WCW TV Champion Lord Steven Regal match from the 3/19/94 Pro; featured Okerlund interviewing Vader and Harley Race, with Race referring to the Boss as "Boss Man;" included the Brian Pillman & Dustin Rhodes vs. WCW TV Champion Lord Steven Regal & WCW US Champion Steve Austin match from Worldwide; featured comments from Austin, alongside Col. Rob Parker, on facing the Great Muta at Spring Stampede; included Okerlund interviewing WCW World Champion Ric Flair on facing Ricky Steamboat at Spring Stampede; featured footage of Okerlund & Heenan interviewing Hulk Hogan on the set of 'Thunder in Paradise,' with Heenan bringing up "unfinished business" in Hogan's wrestling career:
Arn Anderson pinned Diamond Dallas Page (w/ the Diamond Doll) in 9:25 with an inside cradle after escaping a bodyslam attempt

1/31/94; Macon, GA
3/27/94:
Ron Simmons fought the Boss to a double count-out when both men brawled their way backstage after Simmons grabbed the Boss' nightstick

1/31/94; Macon, GA
4/17/94:
Sting, Brian Pillman, & Dustin Rhodes defeated WCW US Champion Steve Austin, the Mongolian Mauler, & WCW TV Champion Lord Steven Regal (sub. for Vader and WCW International World Champion Rick Rude) when Pillman pinned the Mauler after being press slammed onto him by Sting

4/5/94; Columbus, GA
5/1/94 - hosted by Gene Okerlund & Bobby Heenan; included the closing moments from the 4/30/94 Pro match pitting Terry Taylor, Thunder & Lightning vs. Diamond Dallas Page, Tex Slazenger & Shanghai Pierce; included information on how to get tickets for Slamboree's Slam Meet and Slam Feast; featured the WCW World Champion Ric Flair vs. WCW TV Champion Lord Steven Regal match from the 4/30/94 Worldwide; included footage from the 4/30/94 WCW Saturday Night in which Larry Zbyszko tore up the suit of Regal and punched out Sir William; featured a Slamboree Control Center hosted by Okerlund; included footage from the 4/30/94 WCW Saturday Night in which members of the Guardian Angels arrived and said they wanted to speak with Ray Traylor, with Traylor then coming out and accepting their offer to become part of their group; featured closing moments from the 4/30/94 WCW Saturday Night match pitting Maxx Payne against Vader, with Rick Rude running out after the match and hitting both Vader and Race with a steel chair as the crowd chanted "Whoop, there it is;" included footage from the 4/30/94 WCW Saturday Night in which Okerlund conducted an interview with Nick Bockwinkel, with Flair and Ricky Steamboat then coming out and arguing over who should be the rightful WCW World Champion; Flair then told Bockwinkel to set up the rematch, and Steamboat said he's beaten Flair 3 out of 4 times with the title at stake; featured the announcement Rick Rude would face Jim Steele the following week on Pro, Brad Armstrong would face Arn Anderson and Dustin Rhodes would face WCW US Champion Steve Austin on next week's WCW Saturday Night, and Arn Anderson & Steamboat would face Bobby Eaton & Steve Kerin in a rematch the next week on The Main Event:
Ricky Steamboat & Arn Anderson fought Bobby Eaton & Steve Keirn to a time-limit draw at 6:15; Eric Bischoff & Dusty Rhodes provided commentary for the match; after the bout, Eaton & Keirn attempted to hit a spike piledriver on Anderson onto a steel chair but Steamboat made the save, with Anderson then using the chair to clear Eaton & Keirn from the ring

6/19/94:
The Nasty Boys defeated Tex Slazenger & Shanghai Pierce (6/2/94; Gainesville, GA)

7/3/94:
Dustin Rhodes defeated Bunkhouse Buck via disqualification when both Arn Anderson and Meng interfered (6/2/94; Gainesville, GA)

7/10/94

7/17/94 - featured an opening video package hyping the Hulk Hogan vs. WCW World Champion Ric Flair match that same day as part of Bash at the Beach; hosted by Gene Okerlund & Bobby Heenan; included footage from the Brian Pillman vs. Terry Funk match from the 7/16/94 Pro; featured a Bash at the Beach Control Center hosted by Okerlund, during which it was announced Sting was too injured to compete but would be in the corner of Johnny B. Badd as Badd challenges WCW TV Champion Lord Steven Regal; included footage from the Paul Orndorff & Paul Roma vs. Marcus Alexander Bagwell & the Patriot match from the 7/9/94 WCW Saturday Night; featured a promo by Hogan, alongside Jimmy Hart & Mr. T, regarding his match with Flair that night WCW Tag Team Champions Cactus Jack & Kevin Sullivan (w/ Dave Sullivan) defeated Tex Slazenger & Shanghai Pierce at 17:39 when Cactus pinned Slazenger with the double arm DDT after Slazenger missed a charge in the corner; Tony Schiavone & Jesse Ventura provided commentary for the match (Center Stage Theatre)

7/24/94:
Ricky Steamboat defeated Ric Flair (w/ Sensuous Sherri) via disqualification at 12:08 when WCW US Champion Steve Austin and Sherri interfered after Steamboat hit the crossbody off the top; Tony Schiavone, sub. for Eric Bischoff, & Jesse Ventura provided commentary for the match; during Steamboat's entrance, he hugged his son Ritchie at the entranceway; after the contest, two enhancement workers came out to help clear the ring and help Steamboat to his feet (the last televised Flair and Steamboat match)

8/7/94; Orlando, FL; Disney / MGM Studios
8/7/94 - hosted by Eric Bischoff & Bobby Heenan:
Sting & Ricky Steamboat defeated Bobby Eaton & Steve Kiern at 4:30 when Steamboat pinned Eaton with the crossbody off the top
Dustin Rhodes defeated Shanghai Pierce
Johnny B. Badd defeated Bill Payne
The Guardian Angel defeated Vader via reverse decision

8/14/94:
Ricky Steamboat & Johnny B. Badd defeated WCW US Champion Steve Austin & WCW TV Champion Lord Steven Regal (w/ Sir William) at 6:31 when Steamboat pinned Austin, the illegal man, with a roll up; Tony Schiavone & Larry Zbyszko provided commentary for the match

8/15/94; Dalton, GA
8/21/94 - featured Gordon Solie & Larry Zbyszko on commentary:
Arn Anderson (w/ Col. Rob Parker & Meng) pinned Ricky Steamboat at around the 9:45 mark with an inside cradle, moments after Meng kicked Steamboat in the back of the head from the apron as Parker distracted the referee

9/25/94; Atlanta, GA; Center Stage Theatre
9/25/94 - live broadcast; hosted by Eric Bischoff & Bobby Heenan:
The Honkytonk Man pinned Mike Winner
Marcus Alexander Bagwell & the Patriot defeated WCW Tag Team Champions Paul Orndorff & Paul Roma to win the titles when the Patriot pinned Roma with a flying forearm
WCW US Champion Jim Duggan pinned Frankie Lancaster
Dave Sullivan defeated Ric Flair (w/ Sherri Martel) via disqualification at 1:07 when Flair began choking Sullivan with his robe and Sherri interfered; Sullivan came out showing off a signed WCW World Champion Hulk Hogan 8x10, with Flair then jumping him from behind to start the match; after the contest, Flair went to apply the figure-4 on Sullivan only for Hogan to make the save; moments later, the masked man ran out, with Brother Brudi shoving the masked man off the top rope and clearing him from ringside; Hogan and Jimmy Hart then celebrated in the ring with Sullivan; Kevin Sullivan then appeared ringside and yelled at his brother to leave the ring; Kevin then yelled at Dave before Hogan intervened, with Kevin saying he had waited 10 years to face Hogan and Hogan wouldn't stop him from teaching his brother a lesson; Gene Okerlund then spoke with Kevin and Hogan as the show ended, with Hogan telling Kevin that Dave was a Hulkamaniac and didn't need Kevin

10/9/94; Atlanta, GA; Center Stage Theatre
10/9/94 - featured Eric Bischoff & Dusty Rhodes on commentary; included Gene Okerlund interviewing WCW World Champion Hulk Hogan, with Jimmy Hart and Ed Leslie, and Dave Sullivan during which Hogan gave Dave a Hulk Hogan robe; moments later, Kevin Sullivan interrupted, with Dave punching Kevin:
WCW TV Champion Johnny B. Badd defeated an unknown
Arn Anderson (w/ Col. Rob Parker & Meng) pinned Brian Armstrong with the DDT at the 59-second mark; prior to the match, a graphic advertised a WCW Hotline poll asking whether the fans agreed about WCW World Champion Hulk Hogan and Ric Flair putting their respective careers on the line at Halloween Havoc
The Honkytonk Man pinned Kenny Kendall with the Shake, Rattle, & Roll at the 48-second mark; after the match, Honky took the mic and briefly sang his theme song in the ring; moments later, Gene Okerlund conducted an interview with Honky regarding Honky's upcoming match at Halloween Havoc against WCW TV Champion Johnny B. Badd
WCW World Champion Hulk Hogan & Dave Sullivan defeated Ric Flair (w/ Sensuous Sherri) & a masked man (Bunkhouse Buck) when a second masked man (Bucky Siegler) interfered; after the bout, Ed Leslie made the save

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