NWA/WCW The Main Event

1997

12/30/96; Knoxville, TN; Civic Coliseum
1/4/97 - hosted by Tony Schiavone & Bobby Heenan; included highlights of the nWo attacking Roddy Piper at the end of Nitro; featured an ad promoting the Giant vs. WCW World Champion Hulk Hogan at Souled Out; included a video package of the Eddie Guerrero vs. Diamond Dallas Page WCW US Title match at Starrcade; featured footage from the Disco Inferno vs. Glacier match from Nitro; included the announcement WCW TV Champion Lord Steven Regal vs. Ice Train would take place on WCW Saturday Night and Public Enemy, Chris Jericho, and Arn Anderson would be in action; featured footage from Jeff Jarrett vs. Chris Benoit at Starrcade; included the Benoit vs. Renegade match from Pro; featured the announcement Rey Mysterio Jr., WCW Cruiserweight Champion Ultimo Dragon, Dean Malenko, and Michael Wallstreet would be on Pro the next night; incluided a WCW Hotline segment in which Gene Okerlund discussed a major star joining the nWo; featured footage of Lex Luger vs. the Giant at Starrcade, and of the Giant being kicked out of the nWo on Nitro; included a Clash of the Champions ad with the announcement of Benoit vs. Kevin Sullivan (falls count anywhere), Mysterio vs. WCW TV Champion Lord Steven Regal, Rick & Scott Steiner vs. the Amazing French Canadians, and Konnan, Psychosis, & Juventud Guerrera vs. La Parka, Chavo Guerrero Jr., & Super Calo; featured footage of the minis match from Nitro; it was announced that Dusty Rhodes & Lee Marshal would provide commentary for the exclusive match, but it was Mike Tenay & Marshal:
Madusa fought WCW Women's Champion Akira Hokuto (w/ Sonny Onoo) to a double count-out after Madusa assaulted both Hokuto and Onoo on the floor, and then slammed Hokuto; Lee Marshal & Mike Tenay provided commentary for the match (the bout was joined in progress)

1/11/97

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2/15/97

2/22/97

3/1/97

3/8/97

3/15/97

3/22/97

3/29/97

4/5/97

4/1/97; Johnson City, TN
4/12/97:
WCW Women's Cruiserweight Championship Semi-Finals: Malia Hosaka defeated Sonoko Kato

4/7/97; Huntsville, AL; Von Braun Civic Center
4/19/97:
WCW Women's Cruiserweight Championship Finals: Toshie Vematsu defeated Sonoko Kato

4/26/97

5/3/97

5/10/97

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5/31/97

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6/13/97

6/20/97

6/27/97

11/15/97 - featured Lee Marshal & Mike Tenay on commentary:
Gedo (w/ Sonny Onoo) pinned Andy Lewis at 1:32 with the Gedo Clutch

1/3/98 Final episode; hosted by Tony Schiavone & Bobby Heenan with Mike Tenay & Lee Marshall on play-by-play for three exclusive matches; featured a closing segment in which Heenan celebrated and ran off the set:
Jim Powers & Bobby Walker (w/ Teddy Long) defeated Johnny Swinger & Casey Tompson at 2:41 when Walker pinned Swinger with a modified Blockbuster
Chavo Guerrero Jr pinned Hardbody Harrison at 2:45 with a La Majistral cradle
Disco Inferno defeated Scott Armstrong via submission in 4:33 with the standing reverse figure-4

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