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WCW SATURDAY NIGHT

1998

12/16/98; Gainesville, GA; Georgia Mountains Center
1/3/98 - featured Tony Schiavone & Dusty Rhodes on commentary; included a video package hyping Larry Zbyszko vs. Scott Hall at Souled Out, recapping their history and Zbyszko's win over Eric Bischoff at Starrcade; featured Gene Okerlund conducting a backstage interview with Steve McMichael about McMichael's match against Bill Goldberg at Starrcade; included an ad promoting WCW on Thursdays on TBS; featured a WCW Hotline segment in which Okerlund implied another big name was on his way to WCW; included footage from Nitro of Okerlund interviewing Bret Hart, with Hart insulting the nWo before talking about potentially facing the Giant, Lex Luger, Chris Benoit, and WCW World Champion Sting; he went on to say he would go through the nWo and eventually take on Hulk Hogan, noting Hogan "ran away" from him once before; featured a WCW Motorsports segment; included a WCW Signature Series T-shirt ad; featured still photos from the Hogan vs. Sting match at Starrcade; included footage from Nitro in which Hogan commented on his match with Sting, JJ Dillon - on behalf of Sting - accepted Hogan's offer, and Eric Bischoff agreed to the match on behalf of Hogan for later in the night; footage was then shown of Hogan vs. Sting from Nitro until the show went off the air; featured the announcement Ric Flair, Bill Goldberg, WCW Tag Team Champions Rick & Scott Steiner, and Lex Luger would be part of Nitro; included Okerlund conducting a backstage interview with WCW US Champion Diamond Dallas Page about his title win at Starrcade and facing Curt Hennig later in the show; featured an ad promoting the nWo 4 Life t-shirt; included a WCW Hotline segment in which Okerlund spoke about a longtime great deciding to retire:
Meng (w/ Jimmy Hart & the Barbarian) pinned Bobby Eaton with the Tongan Death Grip at 2:38; after the match, Bobby Walker, with Teddy Long, came out with Walker trying to force Meng to break the hold as the Barbarian and Hart double teamed Long; moments later, Meng applied the hold to Walker
Chris Jericho defeated Evan Karagias via submission with the Lion Tamer at 4:24 after a double powerbomb; prior to the bout, footage was shown of Jericho throwing a fit after a loss Monday on Nitro
Konnan (w/ Vincent) defeated Norman Smiley via submission with the Tequila Sunrise at 4:37
Mortis (w/ James Vandenberg) pinned Juventud Guerrera at 6:00 with the DOA reverse STO as Guerrera came off the top (debut of the DOA)
Steve McMichael pinned Louie Spicolli with the tombstone at 1:57
Fit Finlay pinned Bobby Walker with the tombstone at 3:55; prior to the bout, Teddy Long escorted Walker out but, after checking to make sure Walker was able to compete after the beating he took from Meng, he returned backstage to discuss it with the doctor
Hugh Morrus pinned Frankie Lancaster with the No Laughing Matter at 3:46
Disco Inferno pinned Brad Armstrong with the Chart Buster at 5:25; prior to the bout, footage was shown of Disco losing the WCW TV Title to Booker T on Nitro; neither entrance was shown since it was taped while Disco was still TV champion
Barry Darsow & John Nord defeated Disorderly Conduct at 4:15 when Nord forced the submission with a camel clutch; during the bout, Dusty Rhodes noted that Tony Schiavone saying "The nWo is for losers" inspired his son Cody Rhodes to say the same at home
WCW US Champion Diamond Dallas Page defeated Curt Hennig via disqualification at 5:12 when Vincent ran out and attacked DDP as he set up Hennig for the Diamond Cutter; following his entrance, Hennig took the mic and challenged DDP to come out and face him then and there; Page came out carrying the US title belt but was not introduced as the champion by the ring announcer, as the match was taped before the title change; DDP's ribs were heavily taped for the contest; after the match, DDP hit the Diamond Cutter on Vincent as the show ended

1/6/98; Rome, GA; Forum
1/10/98 - featured Tony Schiavone & Dusty Rhodes on commentary; included a Souled Out 98 ad focusing on Bret Hart vs. Ric Flair; featured Gene Okerlund conducting a backstage interview with Rick Martel about his arrival to WCW; included a WCW merchandise ad featuring WCW US Champion Diamond Dallas Page and Public Enemy; featured a WCW Hotline segment with Okerlund in which he discussed a new story about someone possibly leaving WCW for another organization; included footage from Monday Nitro of the nWo arriving to the Georgia Dome in different limos, Randy Savage striking Eric Bischoff at ringside, and Kevin Nash then decking Savage; moments later, WCW World Champion Sting ran out to the ring to protect Lex Luger from an attack by the nWo; featured the announcement Chris Benoit, Disco Inferno, Eddie Guerrero, Ric Flair, Rick & Scott Steiner would be in action on Nitro; included a WCW Motorsports segment; featured Okerlund conducting a backstage interview with WCW TV Champion Booker T about his recent singles title win and facing Disco Inferno later in the show; included an ad promoting the nWo Outsiders pin set; featured footage from Thunder in which JJ Dillon ruled that the WCW World Title was vacant; included a backstage promo by DDP about facing Nash on Thunder earlier in the week and his long history with Nash, then discussing facing Chris Jericho later in the show in a rematch from the Georgia Dome; featured an ad promoting WCWwrestling.com; included a Souled Out ad focusing on the Giant vs. Kevin Nash; featured footage from Thunder of WCW Tag Team Champion Scott Steiner slapping a referee and the announcement he was fined for it:
WCW Cruiserweight Champion Juventud Guerrera pinned El Dandy with the 450 splash at 5:13; prior to the bout, footage was shown of Guerrera winning the WCW Cruiserweight Title from the Ultimo Dragon on Thunder; Guerrera did not appear with the title belt as it was taped before the win
Bill Goldberg pinned Barry Horowitz with the spear and Jackhammer at the 18-second mark
Jim Duggan pinned Mark Starr at 3:00 with the Old Glory kneedrop
Glacier fought Ernest Miller to a no contest; following Miller's entrance, Glacier fell out of the entranceway and was tended to by referees; moments later, Glacier told officials that it was Mortis, Wrath, & James Vandenberg responsible for the attack
Meng (w/ Jimmy Hart) pinned Fit Finlay with the Tongan Death Grip at 4:51 after Finlay became distracted by Hart
Brad Armstrong defeated Joey Maggs via submission at 4:25 with a single leglock
Curt Hennig pinned the Renegade with the Hennig Plex at 3:13
WCW TV Champion Booker T pinned Disco Inferno with the Harlem Hangover at 5:51
Rick Martel defeated Mark Truian via submission with the Quebec Crab at 4:02 after avoiding a top rope attack
WCW US Champion Diamond Dallas Page pinned Chris Jericho at 3:13 with a Diamond Cutter from the middle turnbuckle; prior to the bout, Jericho came out with a pressed, new tuxedo for ring announcer Dave Penzer; he then took the mic, apologized to Penzer for his recent actions, and gave him the gift; after the match, Jericho ripped off Penzer's tuxedo jacket, threw it at the camera, and threw a tantrum at ringside

1/6/98; Rome, GA; Forum
1/17/98 - featured Tony Schiavone & Dusty Rhodes on commentary; included an ad promoting the new WCW Magazine; featured a video package hyping Larry Zbyszko vs. WCW Tag Team Champion Scott Hall at Souled Out; included an ad promoting the WCW Signature Series t-shirts; featured a WCW Hotline segment in which Gene Okerlund teased a story about morale being low at a wrestling organization, and top stars may be leaving; included footage from Nitro highlighting the friction within the nWo; featured the announcement Ric Flair, Rick & Scott Steiner, Rick Martel, and Lex Luger would be in action on Nitro; included a backstage promo by Zbyszko on facing Hall at Souled Out, during which he mocked what Hall looked like when his career started and said he was a cross between Rhodes and Link from the Mod Squad; featured a nWo T-shirt ad with Hall and Buff Bagwell; included a video package hyping Randy Savage vs. Lex Luger at Souled Out; featured footage from Thunder of Hulk Hogan attacking WCW US Champion Diamond Dallas Page with Page's own crutch, with Sting, Luger, and the Giant eventually fighting off the nWo; included a video package hyping the Giant vs. WCW Tag Team Champion Kevin Nash match at Souled Out; featured a video package recapping the recent miscommunication between the Steiners; included a video package hyping the Bret Hart vs. Flair match at Souled Out:
The Barbarian & Meng (w/ Jimmy Hart) defeated Bobby Walker (w/ Teddy Long) & Bobby Eaton at 4:25 when Meng pinned Walker with the Tongan Death Grip after the Barbarian hit the boot to the face behind the referee's back
Chris Adams pinned Dave Taylor with the superkick at 4:14
John Nord defeated Lizmark Jr. via submission with the camel clutch at 2:41; moments earlier, Lizmark slipped off the ropes and fell across the ring
WCW Cruiserweight Champion Rey Mysterio Jr., Super Calo, & Hector Garza defeated Psychosis, La Parka, & Silver King at 6:17 when Mysterio pinned La Parka with a springboard huricanrana after La Parka crotched himself on the top rope; Mysterio did not come out with the title belt nor was he announced as champion as his title win had not taken place by the time of the taping; during the final minutes of the match, it was wrestled as a singles match with the remaining team members fighting on the floor or watching from the floor (Rey Mysterio: The Life of a Masked Man)
Johnny Attitude pinned Lenny Lane with a reverse neckbreaker at 3:04
Marty Jannetty pinned Louie Spicolli with the Showstopper (Rocker Dropper) at 4:04
Prince Iaukea pinned Bobby Blaze with a crossbody off the top at 3:44
The Public Enemy defeated Disorderly Conduct at 4:35 when Rocco Rock pinned Mean Mike with the Drive By
Rick Martel defeated Hardbody Harrison via submission with the Quebec Crab at 4:03; prior to the match, footage was shown of Martel challenging WCW TV Champion Booker T after helping him on Nitro
Rick Steiner (w/ Ted Dibiase) defeated Scott Norton & Vincent in a handicap match at 1:38 by pinning Vincent with a belly to belly suplex; the match was to have been a tag team match but Scott did not appear, with Rick then opting to do the match alone; prior to the bout, Rick told Dibiase that he wasn't worried about "Virgil" and would focus on Norton; Norton worked the match by himself before tagging out for the finish; after the contest, Scott ran out to clear the ring, with the Steiners and Dibiase then leaving ringside together

1/20/98; Thibodaux, LA; Civic Center
1/24/98 - featured Tony Schiavone & Dusty Rhodes on commentary; included Gene Okerlund conducting a backstage interview with Jim Neidhart about the Bret Hart vs. Ric Flair match later in the night as part of Souled Out; featured a video package hyping the Giant vs. WCW Tag Team Champion Kevin Nash match at Souled Out; included Okerlund conducting a backstage interview with WCW Cruiserweight Champion Rey Mysterio Jr. about facing Chris Jericho as part of Souled Out; featured a WCW Hotline segment in which Okerlund said he would have breaking news during the pay-per-view and rumors about Hulk Hogan; included a WCW Motorsports segment; featured a video package hyping Lex Luger vs. Randy Savage at Souled Out; included Okerlund conducting a backstage interview with Rick Martel about challenging WCW TV Champion Booker T as part of Souled Out; included an ad promoting Thunder, with highlights from the previous week's show; featured the announcement WCW US Champion Diamond Dallas Page, Rick Martel, Jim Neidhart, and Steve McMichael would be part of Nitro, which switches to 3 hours on Monday; included a WCW Power Plant ad; featured a video package hyping Hart vs. Flair at Souled Out; included Okerlund conducting a backstage interview with Glacier & Ernest Miller about their differences, being back together, and facing their old enemies Mortis, Wrath, & James Vandenberg; featured the announcement Booker, Dean Malenko, Giant, Rick & Scott Steiner would be part of next week's Thunder; included an ad promoting the WCW Signature Series T-shirts of Sting, Flair, and the Giant; featured a video package hyping Larry Zbyszko vs. WCW Tag Team Champion Scott Hall at Souled Out (the final episode with Schiavone & Rhodes on commentary):
Bill Goldberg pinned Mike Tolbert at the 26-second mark with the spear and Jackhammer
Chris Benoit (sub. for Steve McMichael) (w/ Steve McMichael) fought Raven to a no contest at the 30-second mark when McMichael, Perry Saturn, Van Hammer, Kidman, Lodi, Sick Boy, and Scotty Riggs interfered; prior to the bout, Raven took the mic and said it would be No DQ; following McMichael's entrance, he took the mic and said, like Raven, he picks his own spots as well and said there was someone backstage that wanted a piece of Raven; moments later, Benoit came out; after the contest, Benoit and Raven fought their way backstage as McMichael cleared the ring of the entire Flock
Jim Neidhart pinned Wayne Bloom at 3:39 with a shoulderblock into the ring
Bobby Walker (w/ Teddy Long) pinned Chad Fortune at 3:19 with Quitting Time
WCW Cruiserweight Champion Rey Mysterio Jr. pinned Juventud Guerrera with the huricanrana at 2:49; prior to the bout, footage was shown of Chris Jericho and Eddie Guerrero injuring Mysterio's knee on Thunder; Mysterio's sold the knee throughout the match; after the contest, Jericho - wearing a Mysterio T-shirt - came out, took the mic, and congratulated Mysterio; Jericho went on to talk up their match at Souled Out as the crowd chanted "Jericho sucks" and spoke about all his "Jerimaniacs;" the two then shook hands before Jericho attacked Mysterio and locked him in the Liontamer; moments later, Guerrera helped make the save, with the two double teaming Jericho before Juvi launched Mysterio in the air to dropkick Jericho over the top rope to the floor
Rick Martel defeated Johnny Attitude via submission with the Quebec Crab at 2:17 after a spinebuster; prior to the bout, footage was shown of Kidman and Perry Saturn throwing Martel through a glass door on Thunder, but Martel then beating Saturn in a match
Eddie Guerrero pinned Johnny Swinger with a back suplex and the frog splash; prior to Gurrero's entrance, Disco Inferno came out, took the mic, told Swinger that no one came to see him wrestle but they came to see Disco dance; moments later, Disco hit the Chartbuster on Swinger; Guerrero then ran out for the bout; there was no opening bell and Guerrero hit the two offensive moves to win
Barry Darsow defeated Barry Horowitz via submission with the Barely Legal standing armbar at 4:06; early in the bout, there was an audible chant of "Repo Man"
Mortis & Wrath (w/ James Vandenberg) defeated Glacier & Ernest Miller at 7:07 when Wrath pinned Miller after a sit-down powerbomb / neckbreaker combo; during Glacier & Miller's entrance, Vandenberg attacked Glacier from behind with a club; late in the match, after Miller wrestled the entirety himself, Glacier hit the standing sidekick to his partner and then left ringside
Rick Steiner (w/ Ted Dibiase & Scott Steiner) defeated Scott Norton (w/ Vincent) via disqualification at 5:37 when Buff Bagwell attacked Rick; after the match, Dibiase, Vincent, Ray Traylor, and Konnan took part in a fight in the ring and at ringside, with Scott eventually running back out to the ring and making the save; Scott was backstage for much of the match; after the bout, Scott posed while Dibiase and Traylor tended to Rick

1/20/98; Thibodaux, LA; Civic Center
1/31/98 - the debut of the new commentary team of Scott Hudson & Mike Tenay; featured an ad promoting WCWwrestling.com; included an ad promoting the WCW Signature Series T-shirts of Sting, Ric Flair, and the Giant; featured a video package hyping Sting vs. Hulk Hogan for the vacant WCW World Title at SuperBrawl; included a WCW Motorsports segment; featured footage from Nitro of the growing tension between Randy Savage and the nWo; included the announcement Jim Neidhart, Lex Luger, Steve McMichael, Rick & Scott Steiner would be in action on Monday's Nitro; featured a backstage promo by Raven in which he discussed his long history with WCW US Champion Diamond Dallas Page, said they had the same mentor, that DDP brings his "trashy Nitro wife" out each week, and noted "the snake" gave Raven the DDT; included a nWo T-shirt ad with Buff Bagwell and WCW Tag Team Champion Scott Hall; featured an ad promoting the Boston Brawl pay-per-listen show later that night on WCWwrestling.com; included highlights from Thunder; featured the announcement Bill Goldberg and Rick Martel would be in action on Thunder; included Lee Marshall conducted a backstage interview with DDP about Raven's comments earlier in the show, with DDP then discussing facing Chris Benoit and noting how hard Benoit worked to get where he was, how promoters don't see him as a top guy but the fans think differently, and how he wanted to help Benoit get to that next step:
Jim Duggan pinned Louie Spicolli with the Old Glory knee drop at 3:56; during the bout, the commentary team noted Spicolli was wearing an inside out Syxx shirt
Wayne Bloom & Mike Enose defeated Disorderly Conduct at 3:44 when Bloom scored the pin after a double team head spike
Eddie Guerrero pinned Len Denton with the frog splash at 4:27; prior to the bout, the commentary team discussed the 1994 When Worlds Collide pay-per-view that Guerrero was part of
Yuji Nagata (w/ Sonny Onoo) defeated Barry Horowitz via submission with the Nagata Lock at the 18-second mark; prior to Nagata's entrance, Disco Inferno came out, told Horowitz no one came to see him wrestle and they instead came to see Disco dance, and then hit the Chart Buster on Horowitz
Mortis & Wrath (w/ James Vandenberg) defeated Villano IV & V at 4:57 when Wrath pinned V with the Death Penalty after an elbow drop off the top; prior to the match, footage from Nitro was shown of the two miscommunicating during and after Wrath's match with WCW US Champion Diamond Dallas Page; during the bout, it was announced Randy Savage would face Lex Luger in a No DQ match at SuperBrawl
John Nord defeated Evan Karagias via submission with a camel clutch at 3:07; prior to the bout, Nord wore a T-shirt to the ring that read "Beat Me"
Glacier pinned Bobby Blaze with the Cryonic Kick at 3:03; after the match, Ernest Miller ran out and attacked Glacier, eventually scaring Glacier backstage and Miller chasing after him
Chris Adams pinned Renegade with the superkick at 4:22
Steve McMichael pinned Kidman (w/ Lodi) with the tombstone at 4:39 after Kidman struck the corner; during the bout, footage was shown of Davey Boy Smith debuting on Monday's Nitro against McMichael
Bill Goldberg pinned Meng (w/ Jimmy Hart) with the spear and Jackhammer at 7:16; during the bout, the commentary team discussed rumors of WCW starting a toughman division; late in the bout, Goldberg hit a powerslam that inadvertantly dropped Meng onto his head; moments later, Goldberg gorilla press slammed an interfering Hart onto his head as well

2/3/98; Corpus Christi, TX
2/7/98 - featured Scott Hudson & Mike Tenay on commentary; included an ad promoting WCW Nitro for Playstation; featured a video package hyping Lex Luger vs. Randy Savage in a No DQ match at SuperBrawl VIII; included an ad promoting the WCW/nWo Bruise Cruise; featured a WCW Hotline segment in which Gene Okerlund discussed one of wrestling's biggest names possibly jumping ship; included a WCW Motorsports segment; featured the announcement Bill Goldberg, Eddie Guerrero, Steve McMichael, and Raven would be on Monday Nitro and the main event would be Rick & Scott Steiner vs. WCW Tag Team Champions Scott Hall & Kevin Nash; included a backstage promo by Jim Duggan in which he talked about still being himself in the modern era and not being preoccupied, like so many others, about their next big movie or what food they had waiting for them back in the dressing room; featured a video package recapping the Giant's neck injury at Souled Out; included footage from Nitro of Nash complaining that Billy Kidman wasn't fined for using his variation of the powerbomb and accused WCW of playing favorites, then adding he would do what he want when he wanted; footage was then shown of Nash & Buff Bagwell vs. the Steiners from Nitro; featured footage from Thunder of the Steiners arguing after Hall shoved Rick off the top into Scott and of WCW US Champion Diamond Dallas Page vs. Chris Benoit; included the announcement WCW Cruiserweight Champion Chris Jericho, Raven, Disco Inferno, and DDP would be part of next week's Thunder; featured a nWo promo by Bagwell on facing Scott Steiner at SuperBrawl; included a video package hyping Hulk Hogan vs. Sting for the vacant WCW World Title at SuperBrawl; featured the announcement Davey Boy Smith & Jim Neidhart, Chris Adams, and Meng would be in action on the next week's show, with the main event of Konnan & Vincent vs. the Steiners:
Ernest Miller pinned Glacier at 2:36 with the Feliner after avoiding the Cryonic Kick
Public Enemy defeated Scott & Steve Armstrong at 3:46 when Rocco Rock pinned Scott with the Drive By
Bobby Blaze pinned Barry Horowitz with a northern lights suplex at 3:24
WCW Cruiserweight Champion Chris Jericho defeated Chavo Guerrero Jr. via submission with the Liontamer at 5:17 after reversing a headscissors attempt; Jericho wore a Rey Mysterio Jr. T-shirt to the ring; prior to the bout, Jericho cut an in-ring promo in which he talked about his winning streak and said he would never lose his newly-won title again; during the contest, the announce team said they would have an announcement regarding SuperBrawl by the end of the show
Louie Spicolli pinned Mark Starr with the Death Valley Driver at 3:43; Spicolli wore an Outsiders T-shirt for the match (Spicolli's last WCW Saturday Night appearance)
Bill Goldberg pinned Disco Inferno with the spear and Jackhammer at 1:46; prior to the bout, Disco cut an in-ring promo in which he claimed all the fans came to see him dance, and then danced
Chris Adams pinned Brad Armstrong with the superkick at 4:26; during the bout, the commentary team said their SuperBrawl announcement set for later in the show would be that of a new match added to the card; after the contest, Glacier came out and praised Adams' win but took issue with Adams using his move, with Adams saying he was using the superkick when Glacier was a "punk kid" in the front row; Adams then challenged Glacier to let him see how it should be done, with Glacier backing off and leaving the ring
Greg Valentine pinned Mike Tolbert with an elbow to the head at 2:01
Eddie Guerrero pinned Silver King at 4:38 with a suplex and frog splash after lifting his knees to block a moonsault off the top
Chris Benoit defeated Raven via disqualification at the 33-second mark when the Flock ran out and attacked Benoit; prior to the bout, it was announced Benoit would challenge WCW US Champion Diamond Dallas Page at SuperBrawl; prior to the match, Raven cut a promo on taking the Crippler Crossface at Souled Out but not tapping out, then noting he made sure Benoit felt his DDT on Thunder; following Benoit's entrance, he took the mic and said Raven's chapter of his career was over but Raven wouldn't let him close the book; after the contest, Benoit was eventually beaten down by Kidman, Sick Boy, Scotty Riggs, Lodi, and Raven; moments later, Mark Starr, Scott & Steve Armstrong, Bobby Blaze, Barry Horowitz, and Mike Tolbert ran out to pull the two men apart; Benoit eventually broke away and went after Raven, with Kidman and later Riggs diving over the top rope onto all of the wrestlers; Benoit eventually got back in the ring and his music played as the show ended

2/3/98; Corpus Christi, TX
2/14/98 - featured Scott Hudson & Mike Tenay on commentary; included an ad promoting WCW Nitro for Playstation; featured a video package hyping Lex Luger vs. Randy Savage at SuperBrawl VIII; included a video package on WCW TV Champion Booker T; featured Tenay discussing the latest WCW Hotline stories from Gene Okerlund; included footage from Nitro of WCW Cruiserweight Champion Chris Jericho agreeing to defend against Juventud Guerrera at SuperBrawl, with Juvi also putting his mask on the line; featured a WCW Motorsports segment; included Lee Marshall conducting a backstage interview with Yuji Nagata and Sonny Onoo on Nagata prepares to face Chris Adams later in the show; featured footage from Nitro of JJ Dillon confronting Nick Patrick and having him led away by security; included the announcement Davey Boy Smith would be in action on Nitro; featured a video package on Bill Goldberg; included footage from Thunder of Hogan calling out Bret Hart, Randy Savage punching Hogan, and the two then fighting at the end of the show before Sting helped clear the nWo from the ring; featured the announcement Bill Goldberg, WCW US Champion Diamond Dallas Page, Jim Neidhart, Steve McMichael, and Chris Benoit would be part of next week's Thunder; included an ad promoting the WCW Bruise Cruise; featured Marshall conducting a backstage interview with Jimmy Hart; included a video package recapping the tension between Rick & Scott Steiner but then overcoming them to regain the WCW Tag Team Titles on Nitro:
Davey Boy Smith & Jim Neidhart defeated Dave Taylor & Doc Dean at 4:06 when Smith pinned Dean with the running powerslam, moments after Neidhart hit a slingshot shoulderblock into the ring; prior to the bout, footage was shown of Smith and Steve McMichael brawling during Thunder
Sick Boy (w/ Lodi) defeated the Renegade via submission with the Cure at 2:32 after hitting a Thesz Press; late in the bout, Kidman also appeared ringside
Jerry Flynn pinned Len Denton with a spin kick at 1:04; prior to Flynn's entrance, Disco Inferno came out, took the mic, said no one came to see Denton wrestle but they came to see Disco dance; moments later, Disco attacked Denton from behind and hit the Chart Buster before leaving ringside; during the contest, it was announced WCW TV Champion Booker T would face Perry Saturn at SuperBrawl VIII
Villano IV & V defeated Disorderly Conduct at 4:20 after a crossbody off the top by one Villano as the opponent was on the other's shoulders
Yuji Nagata (w/ Sonny Onoo) defeated Chris Adams via TKO at 4:40 with the Nagata Lock, moments after Glacier slid into the ring behind the referee's back and hit the Cryonic Kick to the back of Adams' head
Meng (w/ Jimmy Hart) pinned Kendall Windham with the Tongan Death Grip at 3:50; prior to the bout, footage from Thunder was shown of Meng applying the Tongan Death Grip on the Barbarian when Meng wouldn't break the hold on Hugh Morrus
Marty Jannetty pinned Frankie Lancaster with the Showstopper at 3:03
El Dandy & Silver King defeated Juventud Guerrero & Super Calo at 5:25 when Dandy pinned Calo with a la magistral cradle
Hugh Morrus pinned Rick Fuller with the No Laughing Matter at 3:48; during the bout, it was noted Larry Zbyszko would face Louie Spicolli at SuperBrawl VIII and that Scott Hall & Kevin Nash would now challenge WCW Tag Team Champions Rick & Scott Steiner
WCW Tag Team Champions Rick & Scott Steiner (w/ Ted Dibiase) defeated Konnan & Vincent at 5:03 when Rick pinned Vincent with the bulldog off the top double team

2/17/98; Palmetto, FL; Manatee Civic Center
2/21/98 - featured Scott Hudson & Mike Tenay on commentary; included an ad promoting WCW Nitro for Playstation; featured Gene Okerlund conducting a backstage interview with WCW Cruiserweight Champion Chris Jericho about his title vs. mask match at SuperBrawl VIII against Juventud Guerrera; included a video package hyping Lex Luger vs. Randy Savage at SuperBrawl; featured Okerlund hyping his WCW Hotline story that two members of the roster could be out of jobs; included a WCW Motorsports segment; featured footage from Nitro of Brian Adams' surprise debut, with Sting, Bret Hart, Lex Luger, and Ric Flair eventually clearing the nWo from the ring; included the announcement Booker T, Rick Martel, Raven, Chris Benoit, and WCW US Champion Diamond Dallas Page would be in action on Nitro; featured Okerlund conducting a backstage interivew with DDP about facing Sick Boy later in the night and Benoit at SuperBrawl; included a video package hyping Benoit vs. DDP at SuperBrawl; featured Okerlund conducting a backstage interview with Booker about challenging Martel at SuperBrawl, with the winner then facing Saturn; included a nWo Outsiders T-shirt ad with Syxx, Scott Hall, & Kevin Nash; featured the announcement the Giant would be at SuperBrawl to give an update on his condition; included highlights from Thunder, followed by the announcement Jericho, Bill Goldberg, Jim Neidhart & Davey Boy Smith would be in action the coming week; featured an ad promoting the WCW Bruise Cruise; included a video package hyping Sting vs. Hulk Hogan at SuperBrawl:
Bill Goldberg pinned Jerry Flynn with the spear and Jackhammer at 2:08
Greg Valentine pinned Pat Tanaka at 2:28 with a standing elbow to the head after an elbow drop
Juventud Guerrera pinned Lenny Lane with the 450 splash at 4:54; after the bout, WCW Cruiserweight Champion Chris Jericho - while wearing the belt - ran out, attacked Juvi, and tried to unmask him; moments later, Juvi fought him off and hit a flying headscissors that sent Jericho to the floor
Perry Saturn (w/ Lodi) defeated Chavo Guerrero Jr. via submission with the Rings of Saturn at 4:34; prior to the bout, footage was shown of Rick Martel beating WCW TV Champion Booker T on Nitro, and the ruling that the winner of the rematch at SuperBrawl would later defend that night against Saturn
Jim Powers pinned Horshu with a powerslam at 3:56
Chris Benoit & Dean Malenko defeated Mike Enos & Wayne Bloom at 3:53 when Bloom submitted to Benoit's Crippler Crossface; after the bout, Kidman, Sick Boy, and Lodi ran out, with Benoit & Malenko quickly clearing them from ringside
Glacier pinned Chris Adams with the Cryonic Kick at 4:12 after Adams pulled referee Charles Robinson out of the way when Glacier grabbed Robinson to block Adams from hitting the superkick; prior to the bout, footage was shown of Glacier costing Adams' a match the previous week against Yuji Nagata
WCW US Champion Diamond Dallas Page pinned Sick Boy with a reversal into the Diamond Cutter at 4:08
WCW Tag Team Champions Rick & Scott Steiner (w/ Ted Dibiase) defeated Steve Regal & Dave Taylor at 6:07 when Rick pinned Regal after the bulldog off the top double team
Ric Flair defeated Curt Hennig via disqualification at 3:33 when Vincent ran out as Hennig was caught in the figure-4; after the bout, Flair applied the hold on Vincent

2/17/98; Palmetto, FL; Manatee Civic Center
2/28/98 - featured Scott Hudson & Mike Tenay on commentary; included an ad promoting WCW Nitro for Playstation; featured a nWo vignette in which WCW Tag Team Champion Kevin Nash mocked the Giant's neck injury; included a video package hyping Hulk Hogan vs. Randy Savage in a steel cage at Uncensored; featured Lee Marshall conducting a backstage interview with Eddie Guerrero about challenging WCW TV Champion Booker T at Uncensored; included Gene Okerlund discussing a WCW Hotline story about the possible departure of a top WCW star; featured a WCW Motorsports segment; included footage from Nitro of Scott Steiner attacking Lex Luger; featured a backstage, sit down promo by Raven regarding WCW US Champion Diamond Dallas Page, with Raven saying he taught DDP in the past and would step over Chris Benoit to get his hands on Page; included footage from Nitro of Ric Flair coming to the aid of Bret Hart against Curt Hennig, Rick Rude, and Brian Adams; featured an ad promoting the nWo gym bag, with Nash & WCW Tag Team Champion Scott Hall; included a nWo vignette in which Hennig cut a promo on facing Hart at Uncensored; featured footage from Thunder of Scott Steiner cutting a promo on Luger, Steiner beating Marty Jannetty, and then sending a message to Rick Steiner that he wanted him to join him in the nWo; included the announcement Bill Goldberg and WCW Cruiserweight Champion Chris Jericho would be in action on Thunder and the main event would be Raven vs. DDP; featured an ad promoting the WCW Bruise Cruise; included footage from Nitro of Benoit, DDP, and Raven brawling in the ring:
Disco Inferno pinned Evan Karagias with the Chart Buster at 5:04
The Barbarian (w/ Jimmy Hart) pinned Barry Horowitz with the boot to the face at 2:34; during the bout, it was announced Monday's Nitro in Philadelphia would be available for $10 via closed circuit at the CoreStates Center, Bobby Heenan, Larry Zbyszko and wrestlers would be on hand for autographs, prizes would be given out, and video cameras would be there
Davey Boy Smith & Jim Neidhart defeated Public Enemy at 5:09 when Neidhart pinned Rocco Rock with a powerslam, moments after Rocco accidentally knocked Johnny Grunge off the apron and through a table set up at ringside; during the bout, it was announced the over-the-top rope disqualification rule had been done away with; Public Enemy worked the match as heels
Barry Darsow defeated Todd Griffith via submission with the Barely Legal armbar at 3:31
Eddie Guerrero pinned Bobby Blaze with a back suplex and the frog splash at 5:56
Billy Kidman (w/ Lodi) pinned Doc Dean with a springboard bulldog and the Shooting Star Press at 5:14; during the bout, it was announced Bret Hart would be in Philadelphia for Nitro
Ernest Miller pinned Frankie Lancaster with the Feliner at 3:36
Jim Duggan pinned William Worthy with the Old Glory kneedrop at 3:28
Bobby Eaton & Bobby Walker (w/ Teddy Long) defeated Disorderly Conduct at 2:47 when Eaton scored the pin with the Alabama Jam
Chris Benoit defeated Raven via disqualification in a Raven's Rules match at 6:35 when Perry Saturn interfered; the match began with Scotty Riggs attacking Benoit from behind on the floor; Benoit and Raven used a steel chair during the bout and Riggs interfered throughout the bout in plain view of the referee; after the bell, WCW US Champion Diamond Dallas Page ran out and helped Benoit clear the ring

3/3/98; Johnstown, PA; Cambria County Civic Center
3/7/98 - featured Scott Hudson & Mike Tenay on commentary; included an ad promoting the Sting scorpion T-shirt; featured a video package hyping Hulk Hogan vs. Randy Savage in a steel cage at Uncensored; included footage of Savage being awarded Harvard Lampoon's Real Man of the Year; featured Gene Okerlund hyping a WCW Hotline story on a wrestling company teetering on collapse; included footage from Thunder of WCW World Champion Sting coming to the aid of Savage against the nWo; featured a WCW Motorsports segment; included footage from Nitro of the Giant coming to the aid of Rick Steiner against the nWo and dropping WCW Tag Team Champion Kevin Nash with the powerbomb; featured the announcement Bill Goldberg, Lex Luger, Ric Flair, and Rick Steiner would be part of Nitro; included a nWo vignette in which Scott Steiner cut a promo on facing Ray Traylor later in the show and facing Luger at Uncensored; featured Stuck Mojo's "Rising" music video, with WCW US Champion Diamond Dallas Page, Raven, and the Flock; included footage from Thunder of the not yet named Reese debuting as a member of the Flock, and Raven and Perry Saturn laying out DDP and Benoit; featured the announcement Dean Malenko, Jim Duggan, Ric Flair, and Rick Steiner would be part of Thunder; included an ad promoting the WCW Bruise Cruise; featured a video package hyping Sting vs. WCW Tag Team Champion Scott Hall at Uncensored; included Lee Marshall conducting a backstage interview with Traylor about his nWo past and facing Scott Steiner later in the show, with Traylor saying he was conflicted about even having the match:
Jim Duggan pinned Rick Fuller with the Old Glory kneedrop at 3:48
Chavo Guerrero Jr. pinned Johnny Swinger with the tornado DDT at 4:50; prior to the bout, it was noted Guerrero would challenge WCW TV Champion Booker T on Nitro; during the bout, Raven and the Flock were shown in the front row
High Voltage defeated Bobby Eaton & Bobby Walker at 4:10 when Robbie Rage pinned Walker with a springboard crossbody as Walker was on Kenny Kaos' shoulders
Kendall Windham pinned Evan Karagias with a running bulldog at 3:23
Fit Finlay pinned Jim Powers with a lariat and the tombstone at 6:29; during the bout, Scott Hudson noted there would be a major announcement regarding Uncensored made by the end of the show
Disco Inferno pinned Lodi (w/ Sick Boy) with the Chart Buster at 3:14
Prince Iaukea pinned Horshu with the crossbody off the top at 3:36
Juventud Guerrera pinned Villano IV (w/ Villano V) with the Juvi Driver and 450 splash at 5:12; after the bout, a brawl ensued also involving Silver King, Super Calo, and Ciclope, with Juvi, Calo, and Ciclope then clearing the others from the ring
Dean Malenko defeated Billy Kidman via submission with the Texas Cloverleaf at 3:45; prior to the bout, it was announced Curt Hennig & Brian Adams vs. Davey Boy Smith & Jim Neidhart, Chris Benoit & Dean Malenko vs. WCW Cruiserweight Champion Chris Jericho & Chavo Guerrero Jr., Juventud Guerrera, Super Calo, & Ciclope vs. Silver King, Villano IV & V would take place the following week, and that Bill Goldberg would be in action; during the bout, Jericho appeared ringside and appeared to take notes on Malenko; after the contest, Jericho yelled at the Flock at ringside and told them to go beat up Malenko; moments later, Scotty Riggs, Lodi, and Hammer joined Jericho in the ring before Riggs punched Jericho in the face
Scott Steiner defeated Ray Traylor via submission with the Steiner Recliner at 2:36; following his entrance, Traylor took the mic and said the match didn't have to happen, thanked Scott for he and Rick standing by his side when he left the nWo, and told him the nWo wouldn't support Scott; Steiner then extended his hand to Traylor, immediately dropped him with a belly to belly suplex, took the mic and noted he was nWo for life; during the contest, it was announced the WCW US Champion Diamond Dallas Page vs. Chris Benoit vs. Raven match at Uncensored would be for the US title; after the bout, Steiner reapplied the hold until Rick Steiner ran out, scaring Scott to the floor

3/3/98; Johnstown, PA; Cambria County Civic Center
3/14/98 - featured Scott Hudson & Mike Tenay on commentary; included a nWo teddy bear ad featuring WCW Tag Team Champions Scott Hall & Kevin Nash; featured a backstage promo by Raven on facing WCW US Champion Diamond Dallas Page and Chris Benoit the next night at Uncensored; included a video package hyping Bret Hart vs. Curt Hennig at Uncensored; featured a nWo vignette in which Randy Savage discussed facing Hulk Hogan in a steel cage the next night at Uncensored; included an ad promoting the Sting Scorpion T-shirt; featured Tenay discussing Gene Okerlund's WCW Hotline story about the absence of a major WCW star and whether he would return to the company; included a WCW Motorsports segment; featured footage from Nitro of WCW World Champion Sting, the Giant, & Randy Savage vs. Hulk Hogan, WCW Tag Team Champions Scott Hall & Kevin Nash, with Ed Leslie appearing and hitting the Stunner on Savage, allowing Hogan to win; included the announcement Bill Goldberg, Davey Boy Smith, Lex Luger, and Rick Steiner would be part of Nitro; featured info on the WCW Bruise Cruise; included a nWo vignette with comments from Hogan on facing Savage at Uncensored; featured a video package hyping Sting vs. Hall at Uncensored; included a nWo vignette in which Hennig and Rick Rude discussed Hennig facing Hart at Uncensored; featured highlights from Thunder; included the announcement Benoit, WCW Cruiserweight Champion Chris Jericho, Eddie Guerrero, and Raven would be part of Thunder; featured a video package hyping DDP vs. Benoit vs. Raven at Uncensored; included an ad promoting the WCW Bruise Cruise:
Glacier fought Chris Adams to a double count-out at 4:33 when Glacier hit the Cryonic Kick and Adams hit the superkick while both men were outside the ring; after the match, Adams continued to attack Glacier
Juventud Guerrera, Super Calo, & Ciclope defeated Silver King, Villano IV & V at 5:27 when Juvi pinned V with the 450 splash; Juvi landed with his knees hitting V's chest, seemingly hurting both men
Bill Goldberg pinned Chase Tatum with the spear and Jackhammer at 1:02; during the bout, Mike Tenay noted Goldberg was on a 53-match winning streak since his debut in September
High Voltage defeated Disorderly Conduct at 5:06 when Kenny Chaos scored the pin after a modified Doomsday Device
Ernest Miller pinned Psychosis with the Feliner at 3:29
Raven & Perry Saturn defeated Mike Enos & Wayne Bloom at 5:51 when Raven pinned Bloom with the Evenflow DDT
La Parka pinned Lenny Lane with a corkscrew moonsault at 4:02
Chris Benoit & Dean Malenko defeated WCW Cruiserweight Champion Chris Jericho & Chavo Guerrero Jr. at 7:16 when Guerrero submitted to Malenko's Texas Cloverleaf; during the bout, Chavo and Jericho argued during tag attempts
Rick Steiner (w/ Ted Dibiase) pinned Vincent with the bulldog off the top at 1:08; prior to the bout, Rick took the mic, said he was WCW unlike his brother, and would start taking out nWo guys
Curt Hennig & Brian Adams defeated Davey Boy Smith & Jim Neidhart at 7:00 when Hennig pinned Neidhart with the Hennig Plex after Adams struck Neidhart from behind behind the referee's back

3/17/98; Ozark, AL; Civic Center
3/21/98 - featured Scott Hudson & Mike Tenay on commentary; included an ad promoting the Sting Scorpion T-shirt; featured a video package hyping WCW US Champion Diamond Dallas Page vs. Raven at Spring Stampede; included Lee Marshall conducting a backstage interview with High Voltage about their return to the tag team scene after a tour of Japan; featured Gene Okerlund hyping the latest WCW Hotline report and promoting the April 2 Malice at the Palace online pay-per-view; included a WCW Motorsports segment; featured footage from Nitro of WCW World Champion Sting coming down from a helicopter into the ring before he and Lex Luger faced Hulk Hogan & Randy Savage; included the announcement WCW TV Champion Booker T, Eddie Guerrero, Perry Saturn, and Roddy Piper would be part of Nitro; featured footage from Nitro of WCW Tag Team Champion Kevin Nash jumping in the pool to escape the Giant, with the Giant then giving WCW Tag Team Champion Scott Hall a wedgie before tossing him in the pool as well; included the announcement Psychosis would challenge WCW Cruiserweight Champion Chris Jericho, Yuji Nagata would challenge Booker T, and Rick Steiner would face Nash the next week; featured a backstage promo by Raven, in possession of the US title, in which he discussed attacking Diamond Dallas Page earlier in the week during MTV Live, said it was only the beginning for DDP, and noted Perry Saturn & Hammer would face DDP later in the night; featured a nWo T-shirt ad featuring Hall and Buff Bagwell; included footage from Thunder of Bill Goldberg clearing the ring of the nWo at the end of the show; featured the announcement Lex Luger, Jim Neidhart, Davey Boy Smith, and Booker T would be part of Thunder; included an ad promoting the latest WCW Magazine:
Marty Jannetty pinned Lenny Lane with a reversal into the Showstopper at 4:08
Silver King pinned Evan Karagias with an airplane spin throw at 3:39
Horshu pinned Mike Tolbert at 3:34 by walking along the second rope and hitting an elbow drop
High Voltage defeated Scott & Steve Armstrong at 4:34 when Robbie Rage pinned Steve after a springboard crossbody as Steve was on Kenny Chaos's shoulders; during the bout, it was announced High Voltage would face Mike Enos & Wayne Bloom Monday on Nitro
Chris Adams pinned Glacier with the superkick at 4:02 after avoiding the Cryonic Kick
The Barbarian (w/ Jimmy Hart) pinned Jim Powers with the boot to the face at 2:47
Fit Finlay pinned Lorenzo with the tombstone at 5:19
Prince Iaukea pinned Jerry Flynn with the crossbody off the top at 4:48
Disco Inferno pinned Hardbody Harrison with a modified spinebuster at 3:53
WCW US Champion Diamond Dallas Page & Chris Benoit defeated Perry Saturn & Van Hammer (sub. for Raven) via disqualification at 8:26 when Raven, in possession of the US title belt, Reese, Billy Kidman, Reese, & Sick Boy came through the crowd and attacked DDP after DDP dropped Hammer with a Diamond Cutter off the top rope; the match was advertised as Saturn & Raven before Raven noted earlier in the show that Hammer would be his replacement; during the final moments of the contest, Benoit and Saturn fought their way backstage; after the match, Raven hit DDP with the title belt

3/17/98; Ozark, AL; Civic Center
3/28/98 - featured Scott Hudson & Mike Tenay on commentary; included an ad promoting WCW Nitro for Playstation; featured a video package on Konnan; included a video package hyping WCW US Champion Diamond Dallas Page vs. Raven at Spring Stampede; featured Lee Marshall conducting a backstage interview with Rick Steiner and Ted Dibaise about Steiner facing WCW Tag Team Champion Kevin Nash later in the show; included a segment in which Gene Okerlund hyped a WCW Hotline story on a hot young wrestler who may be leaving wrestling against his will; Okerlund then discussed the Malice at the Palace pay-per-view available through WCWwrestling.com the following week; featured a WCW Motorsports segment featuring Dibiase and "two up and coming WCW" wrestlers (the Pit Crew); included footage from Nitro of Roddy Piper's return, Piper announcing a bat match, and a brawl ensuing with Sting vs. Savage and Piper & the Giant vs. Hulk Hogan & Nash; featured the announcement Bill Goldberg, Raven, Lex Luger, Disco Inferno, and Chris Benoit would be part of Nitro; included footage from Nitro of Bret Hart coming to the aid of Davey Boy Smith against Curt Hennig and Rick Rude, followed by a video package on Hart and his chasing the nWo; featured a backstage promo by Perry Saturn and Raven, in possession of the stolen US title, about DDP, during which Raven said "Jake" and he helped DDP along the way but Page wouldn't acknowledge Raven's help; included footage from Thunder of Hogan & Nash vs. WCW World Champion Sting & Luger; featured a video package hyping Sting vs. Savage at Spring Stampede; included footage from Nitro of DDP vs. Sting:
Kidman (w/ Lodi) pinned El Dandy at 4:31 with the Shooting Star Press; only Kidman's head connected on the move
The Ultimo Dragon defeated Silver King via submission with the Dragon Sleeper at 5:02
WCW Cruiserweight Champion Chris Jericho defeated Psychosis via submission with the Lion Tamer at 6:18 after avoiding a missile dropkick
WCW TV Champion Booker T pinned Yuji Nagata (w/ Sonny Onoo) with the missile dropkick at 5:31
Chavo Guerrero Jr. pinned Johnny Swinger with the tornado DDT at 4:59; Chavo had to wear a shirt that read "My favorite wrestler is Eddy Guerrero / Cheat to win"
Scott Norton (w/ Vincent) pinned Chase Tatum with the shoulderbreaker at 1:43
Ray Traylor pinned Kindall Windham with the sidewalk slam at 3:41
Ernest Miller pinned Bobby Blaze with the Feliner at 5:24
Rick Steiner (w/ Ted Dibiase) defeated WCW Tag Team Champion Kevin Nash (w/ Scott Norton & Vincent) via disqualification at 5:03 when Norton attacked Steiner after Steiner hit the bulldog off the top; prior to the bout, Nash took the mic and admitted he was the one that convinced Scott Steiner to join the nWo, then adding he just got off the phone with Scott who said to beat Rick up if he wouldn't also join; after the bout, Steiner knocked Norton to the floor but was kicked in the face by Nash, with Nash then dropping Steiner with the illegal powerbomb; moments later, Doug Dillinger appeared ringside with local police and had Nash arrested

3/31/98; Madison, WI
4/4/98 - 1-hour episode; included Scott Hudson & Mike Tenay on commentary; featured an ad promoting WCW Nitro for Playstation; included a video package hyping WCW World Champion Sting vs. Randy Savage at Spring Stampede; featured the announcement Bill Goldberg, Davey Boy Smith, Raven, Eddie Guerrero, and Rick Steiner would be in action on Nitro; included a nWo vignette in which Brian Adams cut a promo on facing Smith in the night's main event; featured a segment in which Gene Okerlund hyped the latest WCW Hotline report; included a WCW Motorsports segment; featured a video package hyping the Roddy Piper & Giant vs. Hulk Hogan & Kevin Nash bat match at Spring Stampede:
Psychosis pinned William Worthy at 4:48 with the legdrop off the top as Worthy's leg was caught in the ring ropes
Billy Kidman (w/ Reese) pinned Evan Karagias at 5:19 with the Seven Year Itch Shooting Star Press; during the bout, it was noted there would be a new match announced for Spring Stampede later in the show
Prince Iaukea pinned Rick Fuller with the northern lights suplex at 3:50
Chris Adams pinned Hardbody Harrison with the superkick at 4:23; immediately after the bout, Glacier ran out and hit the Cryonic Kick to Adams
Davey Boy Smith defeated Brian Adams via disqualification at 5:15 when Curt Hennig interfered as Smith had Adams set up for the running powerslam; prior to the bout, footage from Nitro was shown of Bret Hart coming to the aid of Smith and Jim Neidhart against Hennig, Rick Rude, and Adams; it was announced before the match that Chris Benoit vs. WCW TV Champion Booker T had been added to Spring Stampede; after the match, Neidhart ran out to make the save

3/31/98; Madison, WI
4/11/98 - 1-hour episode; featured Scott Hudson & Mike Tenay on commentary; included Lee Marshall conducting a backstage interview with WCW TV Champion Booker T about facing Fit Finlay later in the show and defending against Chris Benoit at Spring Stampede in a no time-limit match; featured an ad promoting WCW vs. nWo World Tour; included a video package hyping WCW World Champion Sting vs. Randy Savage at Spring Stampede; featured a segment in which Gene Okerlund hyped a WCW Hotline story about an injury to a major star; included footage from Nitro of Savage being found injured in the parking lot, Hulk Hogan interfering in the WCW Tag Team Champion Kevin Nash vs. Sting match, and Nash trying to get at Hogan after the bout; featured the announcement Rick Steiner, WCW US Champion Diamond Dallas Page, WCW TV Booker T, and Bill Goldberg would be part of Nitro; included a nWo ad on the Savage cage T-shirt; featured the announcement Benoit, Jim Neidhart, Lex Luger, and Raven would be part of Thunder; included a WCW Motorsports segment; featured a video package hyping Hogan & Nash vs. Roddy Piper & the Giant at Spring Stampede:
The Ultimo Dragon & Kaz Hayashi defeated Steve & Scott Armstrong at 2:33 when Hayashi pinned Scott with a senton off the top; during the bout, Chavo Guerrero Jr. was shown watching on from the entranceway
Chris Benoit defeated Bobby Eaton via submission with the Crippler Crossface at 4:02
WCW TV Champion Booker T pinned Fit Finlay with the missile dropkick at 4:05
Jim Neidhart defeated Curt Hennig via disqualification at 4:02 when Brian Adams interfered and attacked Neidhart as he tried to apply a Boston Crab; prior to the bout, footage was shown from Nitro of Bret Hart coming to the aid of Neidhart and Davey Boy Smith against the nWo; after the match, Smith made the save and helped clear the ring

3/31/98; Madison, WI
4/18/98 - featured Scott Hudson & Mike Tenay on commentary; included a video package on Raven to hype his match the next night at Spring Stampede against WCW US Champion Diamond Dallas Page; featured Gene Okerlund conducting a backstage interview with WCW Cruiserweight Champion Chris Jericho about facing Prince Iaukea the next night at Spring Stampede; included Okerlund hyping a WCW Hotline story about a major star looking to head to WCW; featured a video package on Bill Goldberg; included footage from Nitro of Hulk Hogan attacking Roddy Piper backstage, with the Disciple hitting Piper with the Apocalypse in the hallway; featured footage from Nitro of WCW World Champion Sting vs. WCW Tag Team Champion Kevin Nash, with Randy Savage and Bret Hart interfering; included footage from Thunder of Jericho attacking Ieaukea with a scale; featured a video package on DDP to promote his match with Raven at Spring Stampede; included footage from Thunder of Hogan attacking Savage, with Nash pulling him away; featured a video package hyping DDP vs. Raven at Spring Stampede; included footage from Nitro of Lex Luger vs. Buff Bagwell and Scott Steiner attacking Luger after Luger put an interfering Eric Bischoff in the Torture Rack; moments later, Rick Steiner made the save; featured a closing segment in which Okerlund hyped Spring Stampede:
Disco Inferno pinned Johnny Attitude with a piledriver at 5:20
Jim Duggan pinned Tony Carr with the running clothesline and Old Glory kneedrop at 2:47
Van Hammer pinned Chase Tatum with a Cobra Clutch slam at 4:59
Marty Jannetty pinned Horshu with the Showstopper at 4:33
El Dandy pinned Evan Karagias with a right hand punch at 3:17
WCW Cruiserweight Champion Chris Jericho defeated Lenny Lane via submission with the Lion Tamer at 5:28; after the bout, Jericho kept the hold applied until Prince Iaukea ran out, clearing Jericho to the floor
Ray Traylor pinned Bret Hamner with the sidewalk slam at 3:11; after the bout, the two shook hands
Chavo Guerrero Jr. pinned Trevor Blanchard with a tornado DDT at 4:33
Scott Steiner defeated Jerry Flynn via submission with the Steiner Recliner at 4:00; prior to the bout, Steiner came out carrying a trophy and put it on the ring apron; mid-way through the bout, Flynn hit the ropes and the trophy fell out to the floor; during the final moments of the contest, Steiner brought the trophy into the ring before applying his finisher
The Barbarian (w/ Jimmy Hart) pinned Reese with the boot to the face at 2:45

4/25/98

5/2/98

5/9/98

5/5/98; Springfield, IL
5/16/98 - featured Scott Hudson & Mike Tenay on commentary; included an Outsiders T-shirt ad featuring WCW Tag Team Champions Scott Hall & Kevin Nash; featured Gene Okerlund conducting a backstage interview with WCW TV Champion Fit Finlay about recently defeating Booker T for the title and facing Chris Benoit the next night at Slamboree; included a video package hyping Randy Savage vs. Bret Hart at Slamboree, with Roddy Piper as the guest referee; featured a video package hyping the Diamond Dallas Page vs. Raven match at Slamboree; included an ad promoting the latest WCW Magazine; featured a WCW Hotline ad with Okerlund in which he teased the return of an international star who was seeking revenge; included a WCW Motorsports segment; featured footage from Nitro of the Giant joining the nWo black & white to attack Nash, and then talking to Sting on Thunder and telling him he would have to make a decision once they win the tag team titles; included an nWo vignette in which Eric Bischoff called out Vince McMahon to face him in the ring; featured footage from Thunder of Hart and Savage having a confrontation; included the premiere of James Vandenberg's Auditorium segment, in which he blamed JJ Dillon for banning the powerbomb which only made it even more in demand; he went on to say the injuries were on Dillon's hands; featured a video package hyping Sting & Giant vs. Hall & Nash at Slamboree; included info on how the NBA playoffs would impact Nitro's airing on Monday; featured a closing segment in which Okerlund hyped the top Slamboree matches:
Jim Duggan pinned Roadblock with the running clothesline and Old Glory kneedrop at 3:31
Marty Jannetty pinned Barry Horowitz with a fistdrop off the top at 3:58; Jannetty's left elbow was heavily taped for the bout
Horace Boulder (w/ Reece) pinned Juventud Guerrera at 4:41 with an elbow drop after Reece interfered behind the referee's back and hit a double-handed chokeslam; prior to the bout, footage was shown of Reece attacking Juventud during Nitro; during the bout, it was noted WCW US Champion Bill Goldberg would face the entire Flock in a gauntlet match at Slamboree, and Raven would win the title if Goldberg lost
Jerry Flynn pinned Johnny Swinger at 3:36 with a spinning back kick
Disco Inferno pinned Len Denton with a front jawbreaker at 1:47
High Voltage defeated Disorderly Conduct at 4:21 when Kenny Kaos scored the pin with a springboard clothesline as Robbie Rage hoisted the opponent in the air
Kidman (w/ Perry Saturn) pinned Lenny Lane with the Seven Year Itch at 4:26
Perry Saturn (w/ Kidman) pinned Evan Karagias at 2:03 with a legdrop off the top and Death Valley Driver; following the entrances, Kidman took the mic and asked Karagias if he wanted to be beaten with the Rings of Saturn or the Death Valley Drive, then telling Karagias it would be with the Death Valley Driver
WCW US Champion Bill Goldberg pinned Yuji Nagata (w/ Sonny Onoo) in a non-title match with the Jackhammer at 1:21 (Goldberg's record: 85-0)
WCW TV Champion Fit Finlay pinned Chavo Guerrero Jr. (sub. for Eddie Guerrero) (w/ Eddie Guerrero) with the tombstone at 4:25; prior to the bout, Eddie cut an in-ring promo in which he said he was everyone's favorite wrestler and would prove how good he is by challenging Finlay; Finlay used Big Bubba's music for the match; upon Finlay's entrance, Eddie said Chavo could take his place, despite Chavo's objections; after the bout, Eddie berated Chavo for the loss until the Ultimo Dragon appeared; Dragon was eventually beaten down before Eddie had Chavo hold him down so he could hit the frog splash, then tossing Chavo to the floor

5/23/98

5/19/98; Portland, ME; Civic Center
5/30/98 - featured Scott Hudson & Mike Tenay on commentary; included Gene Okerlund conducting a backstage interview with Booker T, with Okerlund saying JJ Dillon announced on Monday the plans for a Best of 7 series between Booker and Chris Benoit and Booker said if it wasn't for Benoit he would still have the TV title; featured an ad promoting the new Diamond Dallas Page T-shirt; included a video package hyping Eddie Guerrero vs. Chavo Guerrero Jr. and WCW TV Champion Fit Finlay defending against either Booker or Benoit at the Great American Bash; featured Okerlund hyping a WCW Hotline story about why the Giant joined nWo Hollywood; included Okerlund conducting a backstage interview with Benoit about his series with Booker; featured footage from Nitro of Lex Luger coming to the aid of Kevin Nash and joining the nWo Wolfpack and then the group offering a spot to Sting; featured the announcement Chris Jericho, DDP, Perry Saturn, and Bret Hart would be part of Nitro; included a WCW Motorsports segment; featured an ad promoting the Macho Madness caged T-shirt; included footage from Thunder of Luger asking Sting to join him in the Wolfpack, Hart urged Sting to join nWo Hollywood, and both groups then brawled; featured the announcement DDP, Disco Inferno, Finlay, and WCW Cruiserweight Champion Dean Malenko would be part of Thunder; included a segment of James Vandenberg's Odditorium in which he said WCW was being silent about Sting's decision because of how poorly Sting's world title reign went and that he should flip a coin to decide which nWo faction he should join; featured Okerlund hyping a WCW Hotline story about the division between Kevin Nash and Scott Hall; included a video package hyping Randy Savage & Roddy Piper vs. WCW World Champion Hulk Hogan & Bret Hart at the Great American Bash:
Eddie Guerrero (w/ Chavo Guerrero Jr.) pinned Evan Karagias with a superplex and the frog splash at the 4-minute mark
Marty Jannetty pinned Lenny Lane with a jawbreaker and the Showstopper at 4:01
Hugh Morrus (w/ Jimmy Hart) pinned Barry Horowitz with the No Laughing Matter at 3:22; during the bout, it was noted Roseland in the New York City market would host a Nitro party on June 8, with a 30-foot screen, WCW stars, and the Nitro Girls
Yuji Nagata (w/ Sonny Onoo) defeated Ernest Miller via submission with the Nagata Lock at 4:37, while Nagata held Onoo for added leverage behind the referee's back
Kidman (w/ Scotty Riggs, Reese, Sick Boy, & Lodi) pinned Bobby Blaze with the Shooting Star Press at 4:45
Perry Saturn pinned Tough Tom (w/ Mean Mike) with the Death Valley Driver at 3:07, moments after Glacier interfered and accidentally hit Tom with the Cryonic Kick and Saturn followed by hitting his own superkick to Glacier and Mean Mike
Brian Adams (w/ Vincent) pinned Villano IV with a backbreaker at 4:04; Rocky King was the referee for the bout
Disco Inferno pinned Johnny Attitude with the swinging neckbreaker at 6:56; prior to the bout, footage was shown of Kanyon attacking Raven on Thunder
WCW Cruiserweight Champion Dean Malenko defeated Chavo Guerrero Jr. (w/ Eddie Guerrero) via submission with the Texas Cloverleaf at 4:22; late in the bout, Chris Jericho came out with a "Conspiracy victim" sign and then ended up arguing with Eddie over the title belt; after the contest, Chavo blamed Eddie for the loss and dared him to strike Chavo
Best of 7 Series: Chris Benoit pinned Booker T with a reversal into a German suplex into a bridge at 6:41; Benoit: 2, Booker: 1

5/19/98; Portland, ME; Civic Center
6/6/98 - featured Scott Hudson & Mike Tenay on commentary; included an ad promoting the WCW US Champion Bill Goldberg 'Who's next?' T-shirt; featured footage from Nitro of Chris Jericho in Washington DC talking with homeless people, holding up a 'Conspiracy Victim' sign, being denied entry to the White House, and then searching at the Library of Congress; footage was then shown from Thunder of WCW Crusierweight Champion Dean Malenko hitting Jericho with the title belt when Jericho said he found the loophole that would still make him the champion, despite what happened at Slamboree; included a video package hyping Randy Savage & Roddy Piper vs. WCW World Champion Hulk Hogan & Bret Hart and Savage vs. Piper at the Great American Bash; featured Tenay hyping the WCW Hotline hosts; included a segment of James Vandenberg's Odditorium in which he discussed the Hogan & Hart vs. Savage & Piper match set for the Bash and said none of them could trust their partners; featured Lee Marshall conducting a backstage interview with Reese about his upcoming bout with Juventud Guerrera as part of the Bash; included a video package hyping the Chris Benoit vs. Booker T Best of 7 series, with clips shown from the five matches thus far; featured a WCW Motorsports segment; included footage from Nitro of WCW Tag Team Champion Sting arriving wearing the colors of nWo Hollywood but then attacking Hogan and slamming the Giant before revealing a nWo Wolfpack shirt underneath, showing he had joined the nWo red & black; featured the announcement Goldberg and the returning Rey Mysterio Jr. would be part of Nitro, as well as the 6th match in the series between Booker and Benoit; included Marshall conducting a backstage interview with Eddie Guerrero about facing Chavo Guerrero Jr., with Eddie being scared until he realized that Chavo wasin't in the building and then he began yelling about what he was going to do to Chavo; Eddie eventually calmed down, said he overreacted, and everything he had done to Chavo was to make Chavo a better wrestler; he then dropped to his knees and said he didn't want to fight Chavo and said he was still the uncle Chavo always idolized; featured a video package hyping Sting vs. WCW Tag Team Champion the Giant at the Bash; included footage from Thunder of Lex Luger & Diamond Dallas Page vs. the Giant & Brian Adams, followed by the announcement by JJ Dillon that Sting would face the Giant at the Bash to determine who would hold the tag team titles:
Juventud Guerrera, Ciclope, & Super Calo defeated Silver King, El Dandy, & Damien when Guerrera pinned Damien with the Juvi Driver at 5:53; Rocky King was the referee for the bout
Public Enemy defeated Power Company at 4:39 when Johnny Grunge scored the pin after putting one of the opponents through a table in the ring; there was a visible edit in the match near the end as the table was put in the ring, the camera cut to the crowd, and then Grunge was shown making the cover with no impact with the table ever shown
Roadblock pinned Frankie Lancaster at 3:23 with a backflip splash from the apron into the ring
Jim Neidhart pinned Kendall Windham with a powerslam at 4:42; Rocky King was the referee for the bout
Chris Adams defeated Glacier via disqualification at 3:40 when Perry Saturn interfered and hit the superkick on Adams; moments later, he did the same to Glacier and followed by hitting both men with the Death Valley Driver
WCW TV Champion Fit Finlay pinned the Renegade with the tombstone at 4:00
Mike Enos defeated Mike Tolbert via submission with an armbar at 4:05
Jim Duggan pinned Barry Darsow at 3:24 with the running clothesline and Old Glory kneedrop
WCW Tag Team Champion the Giant pinned Konnan (mystery nWo Wolfpack opponent) with the chokeslam at 2:12 after Konnan hit the 187 DDT on an interfering Vincent; the Giant came out in possession of both title belts and issued an open challenge; upon Konnan's entrance, he took a mic and said both Kevin Nash and Randy Savage were hurt so he would take him on, and while Giant was bigger he had the bigger heart; during the bout, it was noted Konnan would challenge WCW US Champion Bill Goldberg at the Great American Bash in what could possibly be Goldberg's 100th straight win

6/13/98

6/20/98

6/9/98; Saginaw, MI; Civic Center
6/27/98 - 1-hour episode; featured Scott Hudson & Mike Tenay on commentary; included footage from Planet Hollywood in Beverly Hills and the press conference for the Diamond Dallas Page & Karl Malone vs. WCW World Champion Hulk Hogan & Dennis Rodman Bash at the Beach match, with Michael Buffer providing the introductions; footage was then shown from all four men discussing the upcoming bout; featured footage from Nitro of Curt Hennig, Rick Rude, and the Giant interrupting Kevin Geene, with Greene and the Giant having to be held apart backstage, and Greene and WCW US Champion Bill Goldberg then issuing a challenge to face Hennig & the Giant at Bash at the Beach; included the announcement WCW TV Champion Booker T, Dean Malenko, DDP and Malone, Eddie Guerrero, and Steve McMichael would be part of Nitro; featured Gene Okerlund hyping a WCW Hotline story about a major star out six months, a former world champion returning to the ring, and a member of nWo Hollywood looking to defect to the nWo Wolfpack:
Jim Duggan pinned Mike Enos with the running clothesline and Old Glory kneedrop at 3:41
Public Enemy defeated High Voltage at 4:01 when Johnny Grunge pinned Robbie Rage with a roll up after Kenny Kaos accidentally struck his partner; prior to the bout, footage was shown of Perry Saturn putting Raven through a table during Thunder; during the match, it was noted Dean Malenko would challenge WCW Cruiserweight Champion Chris Jericho at Bash at the Beach
Alex Wright defeated Johnny Swinger via submission with a STF at 4:07; prior to the bout, Swinger took the mic and cut a promo saying he would take WCW into the next millenium
Davey Boy Smith & Jim Neidhart defeated the Barbarian & Hugh Morrus (w/ Jimmy Hart) at 4:10 when Smith pinned Barbarian with the running powerslam

6/9/98; Saginaw, MI; Civic Center
7/4/98 - 1-hour episode; featured Scott Hudson & Mike Tenay on commentary; included a vignette showing Raven walking along a bridge talking about his upbringing; featured footage from Nitro of Diamond Dallas Page and Karl Malone on their way to the arena in a tractor-trailer as nWo Hollywood plotted to take them out, with DDP & Malone eventually cornering WCW World Champion Hulk Hogan and Eric Bischoff in the ring; moments later, Malone slammed Hogan in the ring and hit him with a clothesline to the floor; included the announcement Disco Inferno, WCW TV Champion Booker T, DDP and Malone would be part of Nitro, as well as Hogan vs. WCW US Champion Bill Goldberg; featured a WCW Motorsports segment; included Gene Okerlund hyping a WCW Hotline story about the reformation of a legendary wrestling group:
Scott Putski pinned Barry Horowitz with the Polish Hammer at 2:54
Vincent defeated Sgt. Buddy Lee Parker via submission with a Cobra Clutch, while using the ropes for leverage, at 2:33
Psychosis pinned Evan Karagias with the legdrop off the top at 3:13
Fit Finlay pinned Norman Smiley with the tombstone at 4:12; during the bout, it was noted Bret Hart would face WCW TV Champion Booker T at Bash at the Beach
Disco Inferno pinned John Paul with a piledriver at 4:04

7/7/98; Macon, GA; Coliseum
7/11/98 - 1-hour episode; featured Scott Hudson & Mike Tenay on commentary; included the announcement Curt Hennig would face WCW World Champion Bill Goldberg at Bash at the Beach; featured a WCW Motorspots segment; featured a video package hyping Diamond Dallas Page & Karl Malone vs. Hulk Hogan & Dennis Rodman at Bash at the Beach; included Tenay hyping a Gene Okerlund WCW Hotline story; featured stills from Nitro of Goldberg beating Scott Hall and then Hogan to win the WCW World Title; chants of "Goldberg" were added to the segment; included the announcement Hogan vs. Goldberg would be replayed in full on Nitro; featured a video package hyping Goldberg vs. Hennig at Bash at the Beach; included footage from Nitro of WCW Cruiserweight Champion Chris Jericho mocking Dean Malenko's family, with Malenko attacking Jericho until he was arrested:
Public Enemy defeated Judo Suwa & Sumo Fuji at 2:37 when Rocco Rock pinned Sumo with the Drive By; after the bout, Alex Wright & Disco Inferno ran out, attacked Public Enemy, and then danced
Chavo Guerrero Jr. pinned Lenny Lane with the tornado DDT at 4:30; prior to the bout, footage was shown from Nitro in which Chavo challenged Eddie Guerrero for their match at Bash at the Beach to be hair vs. hair; Chavo came out wearing a hardhat with his name on it and carrying a pair of scissors; after the bout, Chavo scared off both Lane and referee Mark Curtis with the scissors before then cutting off some of his own hair
Ernest Miller pinned Johnny Swinger with a spin kick at 4:21; prior to the bout, Swinger cut an in-ring promo before Miller cut him off; during the match, it was noted Dean Malenko was suspended and a replacement would be named to challenge WCW Cruiserweight Champion Chris Jericho at Bash at the Beach
Raven & Horace (w/ Kidman, Lodi, & Sick Boy) defeated Perry Saturn & Van Hammer at 7:45 when Raven pinned Hammer with the drop toehold onto a steel chair followed by the Evenflow; during the bout, it was noted Kidman would face Juventud Guerrera at Bash at the Beach; late in the bout, Saturn hit a splash off the top rope onto Horace, laid out on a table on the floor

7/7/98; Macon, GA; Coliseum
7/18/98 - featured Scott Hudson & Mike Tenay on commentary; included an ad promoting the WCW World Champion Bill Goldberg 'Who's Next?' T-shirt; featured still photos from the Bret Hart vs. WCW TV Champion Booker T match at Bash at the Beach; included footage from Nitro in which Stevie Ray declared himself the new WCW TV Champion; featured an ad promoting the WCW/nWo Magazine; included Gene Okerlund hyping a WCW Hotline story about the WWF and the return to the ring of a former WCW champion; featured footage from Tenay's Thunder sit-down interview with Kevin Nash about Scott Hall and of Hall's in-ring promo about Nash; included still photos from the Diamond Dallas Page & Karl Malone vs. Hulk Hogan & Dennis Rodman match from Bash at the Beach and footage from DDP beating the Disciple the next night on Nitro only to be attacked by Hogan using a steel chair; featured footage from Nitro in which Chris Jericho successfully protested Rey Mysterio Jr.'s WCW Cruiserweight Title win at Bash at the Beach, with Mysterio then beating Dean Malenko to earn a title shot after interference from Jericho; included Lee Marshall conducting a backstage interview with Public Enemy about their rivalry with Alex Wright & Disco Inferno; featured a WCW Motorsports segment; included footage from Nitro in which Hogan blamed Hall for his loss of the world title, made Eric Bischoff the referee for the Hogan vs. Hall match, with DDP then interfering in the match and hitting the Diamond Cutter on Bischoff; moments later, Nash came out to make the save and clear the ring for DDP, only for Hall to double cross Nash; featured footage from Thunder of Malenko, with Steve McMichael, calling out Arn Anderson, then discussing meeting Anderson 3 years prior during a New Japan tour and asking Anderson to reform the Four Horsemen; Anderson took exception to Malenko holding up the four fingers, then telling Malenko, McMichael, and - at home - Chris Benoit, to let it be because he had the passion but he no longer had the ability; included the announcement Thunder would return Aug. 5 after the Goodwill Games; featured a closing segment recapping the Goldberg vs. Hall and Goldberg vs. Hogan matches from 7/6/98 at the Georgia Dome:
Jim Neidhart pinned Renegade at 3:56 with a powerslam and grabbing the tights for leverage after Renegade failed a handspring back splash in the corner
Alex Wright & Disco Inferno (w/ Tokyo Magnum) defeated Disorderly Conduct at 3:36 when Disco scored the pin with a spike piledriver; immediately after the match, the Public Enemy ran out and attacked Wright & Disco; moments later, Wright & Disco threw Magnum into the ring, where Public Enemy attacked him, laid him onto a table at ringside, and Johnny Grunge came off the top with a splash, putting Magnum through the table
Mike Enos pinned Bobby Blaze at 4:18 with a fall away slam off the middle turnbuckle
Norman Smiley defeated the Gambler via submission with an ankle lock and heel hook at 4:28
Scott Putski pinned Julio Sanchez with the Putski Bomb at 2:26
WCW Cruiserweight Champion Chris Jericho defeated Barry Houston via submission with the Liontamer at 3:51
Barry Darsow defeated Jim Powers via submission with the standing armbar at 5:30
The Ultimo Dragon defeated Shiima Nabunaga via submission with the Dragon Sleeper at 5:24
Perry Saturn pinned Sick Boy (w/ Lodi) with the Death Valley Driver at 5:03; after the bout, Saturn fought off Horace, Lodi, and Scotty Riggs before Raven jumped him; Saturn again fought them all off before sustaining Raven's Evenflow

7/25/98

7/28/98; Beaumont, TX
8/1/98 - featured Scott Hudson & Mike Tenay on commentary; included an ad promoting the Diamond Dallas Page Diamond Cutter T-shirt; featured footage from earlier in the week on 'The Tonight Show' of Hulk Hogan and Eric Bischoff interrupting Jay Leno mocking Hogan, taking over the show, and then being forced out by security and Diamond Dallas Page; moments later, Leno agreed to be DDP's tag team partner at Road Wild against Hogan & Bischoff; included a video package hyping DDP & Leno vs. Hogan & Bischoff for Road Wild; featured stills from Nitro of Dean Malenko vs. WCW Cruiserweight Champion Chris Jericho in their final match; included an in-ring promo by Jericho in which he mocked Malenko's threat from earlier in the show and bragged about Malenko never again challenging him for the title; Jericho then noted the Rey Mysterio Jr. vs. Juventud Guerrera match later in the show that would determine his challenger for Road Wild and claimed he was the one that asked for the match because the fans deserved to see him wrestle; featured the announcement nWo Hollywood and the Wolfpack would be part of Nitro; included an ad promoting the Raven T-shirt; featured a WCW Motorsports segment:
Dean Malenko defeated Barry Horowitz via submission with the Texas Cloverleaf at 3:39; prior to the bout, Malenko cut an in-ring promo on WCW Cruiserweight Champion Chris Jericho and said he had his own loophole for Jericho that he would reveal on Nitro
Jim Duggan defeated Hugh Morrus (w/ Jimmy Hart) via disqualification at 7:37 when the Barbarian interfered after Duggan hit the running clothesline; prior to the bout, stills were shown of Meng returning during Nitro to make the save for Duggan, only for Meng to apply the Tongan Death Grip on him as well; after the match, Meng ran out and helped Duggan clear the ring; moments later, Meng and Duggan had a face off but did not fight
Fit Finlay pinned Eddie Guerrero at 5:01 with the tombstone, moments after Eddie pulled an interfering Chavo Guerrero Jr. away as Finlay had Chavo set up for the move; late in the bout, Chavo appeared ringside wearing a hat and with Pepe; after the contest, Eddie looked like he was going to fight Chavo but instead gently shoved Chavo's head and left the ring
Roadblock pinned Jim Powers with a powerslam at 3:05
Disco Inferno & Tokyo Magnum (sub. for Alex Wright) defeated Public Enemy at 3:15 when Magnum pinned Grunge; Magnum came out to Wright's music; during the match, it was noted Wright was ill and that's why he wasn't in the building; late in the match, Grunge put Magnum through a table set up in the corner but hit his own head in the process and knocked himself out; moments later, Rocco Rock punched Disco, causing him to collide with Magnum, with Magnum then falling onto Grunge - his head in Grunge's crotch - for the cover
Ernest Miller pinned Ciclope with the Feliner at 2:58
Steve McMichael defeated Stevie Ray via disqualification at 3:58 when Stevie hit McMichael with the title belt as McMichael had him down with a roll up; Stevie Ray did not come out in possession of the WCW TV Title; following the entrances, McMichael took the mic and asked where "the damn belt" was, with Stevie claiming he didn't know; McMichael then said the match would be for the title whether Stevie wanted it or not, prompting Stevie to try to walk out of the match until McMichael attacked him; during the closing moments of the match, Chavo Guerrero Jr. appeared ringside with Pepe and the title belt, taunting Stevie and then tossing the belt into the ring; Stevie caught it and was rolled up, leading to the finish
Sick Boy (w/ Lodi) pinned Lizmark Jr. with a Pedigree at 3:51
Perry Saturn pinned Scotty Riggs (w/ Lodi) with the Death Valley Driver at 3:54; after the match, Lodi, Horace, and Sick Boy attacked Saturn, with Kanyon coming out to make the save; moments later, Raven entered the ring and struck Saturn with a steel chair, tossed the chair to Kanyon, and left, with Saturn believing Kanyon was the one who used the chair and dropping Kanyon with the Death Valley Driver
Juventud Guerrera pinned Rey Mysterio Jr. at 7:52 after WCW Cruiserweight Champion Chris Jericho snuck ringside, as referee Mark Curtis was knocked down, and struck Mysterio in the face with the title belt behind Juvi's back; stipulations stated the winner would challenge Jericho at Road Wild

8/8/98

8/11/98; Sioux Falls, SD
8/15/98 - featured Scott Hudson & Mike Tenay on commentary; included an ad promoting the nWo Wolfpack T-shirt; featured a segment in which Gene Okerlund, at the Monday Nitro set, hyped a WCW Hotline story about recent comings and goings; included a video package on Arn Anderson; featured an in-ring promo by Dean Malenko in which he discussed the video on Anderson, Chris Benoit going through shoulder surgery, and asking Anderson to not let the legacy of the Horsemen die; moments later, Curt Hennig and Rick Rude walked out, with Hennig noting he was the one that destroyed the Horsemen; Hennig went on to challenge Malenko to a match later in the show, with Malenko accepting; included a video package recapping the history between Rick Steiner and Scott Steiner and hyping their upcoming match at Fall Brawl; featured an in-ring segment in which Raven insulted Scotty Riggs, Horace, Kidman, Sick Boy, and Lodi, eventually sending Horace backstage because he couldn't stand to even look at him; moments later, Perry Saturn interrupted and told the members of the Flock they were better off without Raven; Saturn went on to challenge Raven to one more match, and if he won the Flock members would be free; Raven accepted a match for Fall Brawl but only if Saturn had to rejoin the Flock if he lost; included a WCW Motorsports segment; featured still photos of WCW US Champion Bret Hart vs. Lex Luger from Nitro, and footage of the title rematch from Thunder; included the announcement Hennig would face Steve McMichael, Psychosis would challenge WCW Cruiserweight Champion Juventud Guerrera, and Stevie Ray would face the Giant the next week on Thunder; featured an ad promoting the WCW Power Plant; featured still photos from Nitro of Chris Jericho winning the WCW TV Title from Stevie Ray:
Konnan defeated Scotty Riggs via submission with the Tequila Sunrise at 7:00 after avoiding a dropkick
Kanyon pinned Lizmark Jr. with the Flatliner at 6:29
Jim Duggan pinned Hugh Morrus (w/ Jimmy Hart) at 4:50 with the running clothesline and the Old Glory kneedrop after Morrus collided with Hart on the ring apron; prior to the bout, still photos were shown from Nitro of the Jim Duggan vs. Barbarian match, leading to a brawl also involving Morrus and Meng; after the contest, the Barbarian ran out, with Duggan eventually being triple teamed; moments later, Meng ran out, applied the Tongan Death Grip on Morrus, was hit in the head with a steel chair by the Barbarian but shrugged it off and applied the hold on him as well; Meng went on to do the same to the referee, the trainer, and cameraman Jackie Crockett
Public Enemy (sub. for Horace & Lodi) defeated Alex Wright & Disco Inferno (w/ Tokyo Magnum) at 6:04 when Johnny Grunge pinned Wright with a roll up after Magnum's interference led to Wright sustaining a low blow; prior to the bout, Lodi came out but was knocked down from behind in the aisle by the Public Enemy holding a table, with Rocco Rock then taking the mic and saying they were taking the match instead of the Flock
Stevie Ray pinned Steve McMichael at 4:50 after hitting him with a blackjack as referee Billy Silverman was knocked down
Dean Malenko defeated Curt Hennig (w/ Rick Rude) via disqualification at 7:13 when Rude interfered; after the bout, Malenko was double teamed

8/11/98; Sioux Falls, SD
8/22/98:
Jim Duggan defeated Brian Adams via disqualification
Billy Kidman defeated Psicosis
WCW Cruiserweight Champion Juventud Guerrera defeated Tokyo Magnum
Chris Kanyon fought Perry Saturn to a double count-out
Chris Jericho defeated Chavo Guerrero Jr.
Dean Malenko defeated Eddie Guerrero
Konnan defeated Scott Hall

8/25/98; Terre Haute, IN; Hulman Center
8/29/98 - featured Scott Hudson & Mike Tenay on commentary; included an ad with Kevin Nash and Konnan promoting the Nash 'Big Sexy' T-shirt; featured an in-ring promo by WCW TV Champion Chris Jericho in which he said it was hard to be him and he had beaten everyone in WCW, with Stevie Ray then walking out to the ring and saying he was tired of listening to Jericho and Jericho wouldn't have the belt if it wasn't for the Giant; Jericho then offered Stevie a title shot for later in the night, with Ray saying it could be then and there; Jericho said the producers were telling him they were out of time so they would have to reschedule; included a video package hyping nWo Hollywood vs. nWo Wolfpack vs. the One Warrior Nation at Wargames; featured Marshall conducting a backstage interview with Meng in which Marshall questioned why Meng was so upset, with Meng scaring him off as soon as he mentioned Jimmy Hart's name; included a backstage promo by Jerry Flynn about facing Meng later in the show; featured a video package hyping Scott Steiner vs. Rick Steiner at Fall Brawl; included stills from Nitro of Roddy Piper agreeing to be Diamond Dallas Page's partner for Wargames, the Warrior announcing the creation of the OWN, and Warrior, Piper, & DDP clearing the ring of nWo Hollywood and nWo Wolfpack; featured a nWo Wolfpack T-shirt ad; included Marshall conducting a backstage interview with Konnan about who would join Nash as Team Wolfpack at Wargames, with Konnan going on to thank the fans for all their support; featured a WCW Motorsports segment; included the announcement the Giant & Stevie Ray would face DDP & Konnan on Thunder; featured a nWo promo by Stevie Ray in which he said he owed a debt to Hulk Hogan and Eric Bischoff and that's why he was in nWo Hollywood, then telling Jericho he didn't care about the TV but he was going to shut him up; included an ad promoting the WCW Power Plant; featured stills from Nitro of Scott Steiner and Buff Bagwell, dressed as Rick Steiner, mocking Rick during an in-ring segment; included stills from Nitro in which Booker T returned and confronted Stevie Ray, leading to Stevie officially joining nWo Hollywood:
Disco Inferno & Alex Wright defeated Disorderly Conduct at 4:33 when Wright scored the pin with a neckbreaker; Rocky King was the referee for the bout
Kaz Hayashi pinned Nick Dinsmore with a senton off the top at 3:50; during the bout, Sonny Onoo was shown watching Hayashi from the aisle
High Voltage defeated Scott & Steve Armstrong at 5:35 when Kenny Kaos pinned Scott with the springboard clothesline as Scott was on Robbie Rage's shoulders; Rage's right knee was heavily taped for the bout
Wrath pinned Trevor Blanchard with the Meltdown at 2:37; prior to the bout, footage was shown from Thunder of Lodi beating Perry Saturn after Kanyon's interference, with Saturn having to be Lodi's slave until Fall Brawl
Jerry Flynn defeated Meng via disqualification; Meng initially won the match via pinfall with the Tongan Death Grip at 2:58 but referee Charles Robinson changed the call when Meng wouldn't break the hold after the bout; following the commercial break, Evan Karagias came out for his scheduled match but Meng was still in the ring; moments later, Meng applied the Tongan Death Grip on Karagias; Scott Norton and Vincent then appeared, with Meng kicking Vincent in the face before trading blows with Norton; Meng eventually kicked Norton over the top rope to the floor, with the two continuing their brawl outside the ring and all the way backstage
Konnan defeated Mike Enos via submission with the Tequila Sunrise at 5:09
Brian Adams pinned Rick Fuller with a piledriver at 5:03; Rocky King was the referee for the bout; prior to the bout, it was noted Vincent was to have been in Adams' corner but wasn't as a result of the assault he sustained from Meng earlier in the show
WCW TV Champion Chris Jericho defeated Stevie Ray via disqualification at 6:03 when the Giant came out, shoved Stevie out of the way, and dropped Jericho with the chokeslam; after the bout, Stevie and the Giant hugged and left ringside together

8/25/98; Terre Haute, IN; Hulman Center
9/5/98:
Ernest Miller defeated Bull Pain
Lodi defeated Brad Armstrong
Scott Putski defeated Tough Tom
Scott Norton defeated Bobby Eaton
Kanyon defeated Barry Horowitz
WCW Cruiserweight Champion Juventud Guerrera defeated Evan Karagias
Raven defeated Renegade
The Giant defeated Van Hammer
Diamond Dallas Page defeated Curt Hennig via disqualification

9/8/98; Mobile, AL
9/12/98:
Perry Saturn & Lodi fought Raven & Kanyon to a no contest
WCW Cruiserweight Champion Juventud Guerrera defeated Kaz Hayashi
Jerry Flynn defeated Chris Adams
Wrath defeated the Barbarian
Steve McMichael defeated Stevie Ray via disqualification

9/8/98; Mobile, AL
9/19/98:
Van Hammer defeated Lenny Lane
Meng defeated Bull Pain
Silver King defeated Hector Garza
Norman Smiley defeated Chris Adams
Disco Inferno defeated Kenny Kaos
WCW TV Champion Chris Jericho defeated Scott Putski
Wrath defeated Hugh Morrus
Jim Neidhart defeated Stevie Ray via disqualification

9/22/98; Amherst, MA
9/26/98:
Fit Finlay defeated Lenny Lane
Mike Enos defeated Bull Pain
Scott & Steve Armstrong defeated Power Company
Van Hammer defeated Mike Tolbert
Juventud Guerrera defeated Chavo Guerrero Jr.
Wrath defeated Al Greene
Disco Inferno & Alex Wright defeated Disorderly Conduct
Meng defeated Damian
Horace Boulder defeated Nick Dinsmore
Stevie Ray & Vincent defeated Davey Boy Smith & Jim Neidhart

9/22/98; Amherst, MA
10/3/98 - featured Scott Hudson & Mike Tenay on commentary; included a Monday Night Jericho T-shirt ad featuring WCW TV Champion Chris Jericho; featured video packages hyping the Diamond Dallas Page vs. WCW World Champion Bill Goldberg and Warrior vs. Hulk Hogan matches at Halloween Havoc; included Gene Okerlund conducting a backstage interview with Lodi, who said he owed his career to Raven and didn't know what to do without him; featured Okerlund hyping a WCW Hotline story about a film star looking to get into pro wrestling; included still photos of Kevin Nash vs. Brian Adams from Nitro, leading to Nash being ganged up by the nWo black & white and WCW Tag Team Champion Scott Hall; featured an ad promoting the Dean Malenko T-shirt; included a WCW Motorsports segment; included Okerlund conducting a backstage interview with Ric Flair, Arn Anderson, Dean Malenko, Chris Benoit, & Steve McMichael about Eric Bischoff, with Anderson saying Flair would be in the building for Nitro regardless of what Bischoff said; the Horsemen theme music played throughout the segment; of those in the group, only Anderson spoke during the interview; featured still photos from Nitro of WCW US Champion Bret Hart vs. Hogan, leading to Hart turning on Sting and showing he was working with Hogan; included a closing video package hyping Warrior vs. Hogan at Halloween Havoc:
Perry Saturn pinned Sgt. Buddy Lee Parker with the Death Valley Driver at 5:52
Hugh Morrus (w/ Jimmy Hart & the Barbarian) pinned Villano V with the No Laughing Matter at 3:13
Rick Steiner pinned Renegade with the bulldog off the top at 1:09; prior to the bout, it was noted Rick Steiner vs. Scott Steiner at Halloween Havoc would be No DQ
Scott Putski pinned Rex King with the Putski Bomb at 3:31; during the match, Chucky's laugh could be heard
Raven & Chris Kanyon defeated Scott & Steve Armstrong at 2:58 when Raven pinned Steve with the Evenflow; Kanyon cut an in-ring promo before the match noting Perry Saturn broke his thumb and set the Flock free, and Raven was looking for victims on which to take out his frustration; Rocky King was the referee for the match; after the contest, Scott was thrown to the floor
Norman Smiley defeated Barry Horowitz via submission with an ankle lock at 4:26
Ernest Miller pinned Bobby Blaze with the Feliner at 2:37; following his entrance, Miller took the mic and gave Blaze five seconds to get out of the ring before he hurt him; after the bout, Miller again took the mic and cut a promo on the crowd
Lenny Lane pinned Lash LeRoux with the Memory Lane face-first slam at 4:09; during the bout, Chucky's voice was again heard laughing
Jerry Flynn defeated Ciclope via submission with an armbreaker at 4:52
Konnan pinned Vincent at 2:57 with a reversal into a standing bulldog; following his entrance, Vincent cut an in-ring promo in which he did the WCW/nWo survey; Konnan did his own promo upon his entrance
Diamond Dallas Page pinned Stevie Ray with a reversal into the Diamond Cutter at 3:57; Rocky King was the referee for the match

10/6/98; Gainesville, GA; Georgia Mountains Center
10/10/98:
Raven & Chris Kanyon defeated Scott & Steve Armstrong
Chavo Guerrero Jr. defeated Mike Sanders
Fit Finlay defeated Johnny Swinger
Stevie Ray defeated Nick Dinsmore
Van Hammer defeated Mike Tolbert
Rick Steiner defeated Al Greene
Jerry Flynn defeated Rick Fuller
Ernest Miller defeated Kaz Hayashi
Alex Wright fought Davey Boy Smith to a double count-out

10/6/98; Gainesville, GA; Georgia Mountains Center
10/17/98:
WCW Cruiserweight Champion Billy Kidman defeated Lenny Lane
Vincent defeated Barry Horowitz
Wrath defeated Rex King
Meng defeated Hard Body Harrison
Scott Steiner defeated Paul Cox
Van Hammer defeated Barry Darsow via count-out
Perry Saturn defeated the Gambler
Konnan defeated Lodi
WCW TV Champion Chris Jericho fought Fit Finlay to a time-limit draw at 11:28; following the entrances, Jericho took the mic and insulted the ring announcer, saying he himself was the only one worthy of giving his own introduction; the bell rang as the two were fighting on the floor
WCW Tag Team Champion Scott Hall defeated Disorderly Conduct in a handicap match

10/25/98

11/7/98

11/3/98; Ft. Myers, FL; Lee County Civic Center
11/14/98 - featured Scott Hudson & Mike Tenay on commentary; included an ad promoting WCW/nWo Revenge for N64; featured a video package recaping the previous World War 3 battle royals and hyping the 1998 edition; included an in-ring segment in which Raven, with Kanyon, cut a promo in which he talked about his pain; moments later, Eddie Guerrero and the entire lWo interrupted, with Guerrero saying they had far more reason to complain than Raven; Guerrero then said Raven and WCW US Champion Diamond Dallas Page got more airtime than anyone, while his men never got any video packages; Raven replied by saying maybe Guerrero would get more promo time if he could speak better English and didn't "have that pack of jabronies" following him around; Guerrero then challenged Raven to a match for later in the night; featured Gene Okerlund hyping WCW Hotline stories about politics, love affairs, and the absence of Sting; included still photos from Nitro of Rick Steiner bringing out Judy Bagwell to clear the ring of Scott Steiner and Buff Bagwell, with Rick then noting he and Judy were the WCW Tag Team Champions and would face Steiner & Bagwell at World War 3; featured a WCW Motorsports segment; included Okerlund conducting a backstage interview with Fit Finlay about being part of an upcoming New Japan tour and missing World War 3; featured still photos of Hulk Hogan announcing his presidential campaign during Nitro; included the announcement Disco Inferno, Wrath, WCW TV Champion Chris Jericho, Bret Hart, and WCW World Champion Bill Goldberg would be in action on Nitro; featured an ad promoting the WCW Mastercard; included a video package hyping Kevin Nash vs. Scott Hall at World War 3; featured an ad promoting WCW Bashin' Brawlers; included Okerlund conducting a backstage interview with WCW TV Champion Chris Jericho about his upcoming participation in World War 3 and the challenge of WCW World Champion Bill Goldberg; featured still images of Bret vs. Konnan and Nash & Lex Luger vs. Giant & Hall from Nitro; included the announcement Jericho, Perry Saturn, Juventud Guerrera, Wrath, and WCW Cruiserweight Champion Billy Kidman would be part of Thunder; featured the announcement Kidman would face Rey Mysterio Jr. at World War 3:
Fit Finlay pinned Scott Armstrong with the tombstone at 6:51; during the bout, it was noted Finlay would be part of an upcoming New Japan tour and would not be part of World War 3 as a result
Van Hammer pinned Emory Hale with the Flashback at 4:08
Prince Iaukea pinned Norman Smiley at 5:14 with a springboard senton; during the match, there were chants of "Boring"
WCW TV Champion Chris Jericho (w/ Ralphus) defeated Disco Inferno via submission with the Liontamer at 7:04; the match ended with two seconds left in the reported 10-minute time limit
Vincent defeated Johnny Swinger with an armbar at 1:09
Meng pinned Scott Putski with the Tongan Death Grip at 2:53
Chavo Guerrero Jr. pinned Alex Wright with a victory roll at 7:05; after the match, Wright attacked Guerrero and dropped him across the top rope; Wright then beat Guerrero with Pepe, breaking off its head, and choked him with the stick until referees intervened
Stevie Ray & Horace (w/ Vincent) defeated Disorderly Conduct at 3:41 when Stevie scored the pin with a spike piledriver
Eddie Guerrero defeated Raven (w/ Kanyon) via disqualification at around the 4-minute mark when Kanyon knocked Guerrero off the top as he attempted the frog splash; after the bout, Guerrero was briefly double teamed before the entire lWo ran out to make the save

11/17/98; Salina, KS
11/21/98 - featured Scott Hudson & Mike Tenay on commentary; included an ad promoting WCW/nWo Revenge for N64; featured a video package hyping Bret Hart vs. WCW US Champion Diamond Dallas Page at World War 3; included an ad promoting the WCW Mastercard; featured Gene Okerlund announcing WCW TV Champion Chris Jericho vs. Bobby Duncum Jr. for World War 3; included an in-ring segment in which Ernest Miller and Sonny Onoo cut an in-ring promo, with Miller and Onoo challenging anyone in the crowd or in the back to face Onoo, who was 3-0; eventually, Kaz Hayashi ran out and attacked Onoo only to eventually be double teamed; Perry Saturn eventually came out to make the save; prior to the segment, it was noted Hayashi & Saturn would face Miller & Onoo at World War 3; featured a WCW Motorsports segment; included Okerlund hyping a WCW Hotline story about the whereabouts of Sting and the arrival of Bam Bam Bigelow; included Okerlund conducting a backstage interview with Jericho about the challenge of Duncum on Nitro and facing him again at World War 3; featured still photos from Nitro of Bigelow making his debut, Eric Bischoff firing JJ Dillon, and Bigelow brawling with WCW World Champion Bill Goldberg; included the announcement Goldberg would be in action on Nitro; featured Okerlund conducting a backstage interview with Billy Kidman about challenging WCW Cruiserweight Champion Juventud Guerrera at World War 3 and being part of the battle royal; included a video package hyping Kevin Nash vs. Scott Hall at World War 3; featured a video package on Hulk Hogan's announcement to run for president; included a closing segment in which Okerlund hyped World War 3:
WCW Cruiserweight Champion Juventud Guerrera pinned Super Calo with the Juvi Driver at 5:34
Kenny Kaos pinned Johnny Swinger with a springboard clothesline at 3:30; during the bout, it was noted the WCW Tag Team Title match at World War 3 was off and it would simply be Scott Steiner vs. WCW Tag Team Champion Rick Steiner
Horace (w/ Stevie Ray) pinned Steve Armstrong at 4:56 with a suplex; during the bout, it was noted the WCW executive committee would make an announcement later in the show; referee Brady Boone visibly hesitated before making the final count during the pinfall
Scott Steiner defeated Lenny Lane via submission with the Steiner Recliner at 2:46; prior to the bout, footage was shown of Judy Bagwell speaking from a hospital bed during Nitro, the result of an attack from Scott Steiner and Buff Bagwell; a nWo referee officiated the match
Wrath pinned Villano V with the Meltdown at 4:29
WCW TV Champion Chris Jericho (w/ Ralphus) defeated Kendall Windham via submission with the Liontamer at 5:24 after hitting Windham with the title belt behind the referee's back; during the bout, Mike Tenay noted three new matches were official for World War 3, including a title match, and those would be announced later in the night
Billy Kidman defeated Rey Mysterio Jr. via disqualification at 5:02 when La Parka, Hector Garza, Psychosis, and the lWo bodyguard attacked Kidman; Mysterio wore an lWo T-shirt for the match, against his will; after the bout, Eddie Guerrero came out with a mic and told Mysterio was part of his group and it was time for him to make a statement in unison with the lWo or he would join Kidman
Konnan defeated Vincent (mystery opponent) via submission with the Tequila Sunrise at 3:25; prior to the match, it was announced Wrath vs. Glacier, Konnan vs. Stevie Ray, and IWGP World Champion Scott Norton vs. Booker T were official for World War 3
WCW US Champion Diamond Dallas Page defeated Stevie Ray (w/ Vincent) via disqualification at 5:11 when Bret Hart attacked the champion after DDP knocked Vincent off the apron and hit the Diamond Cutter on Stevie Ray; after the bout, DDP fought off Hart

11/17/98; Salina, KS
11/28/98 - featured Scott Hudson & Mike Tenay on commentary; included an ad promoting WCW/nWo Revenge for N64; featured a video package hyping Kevin Nash vs. WCW World Champion Bill Goldberg at Starrcade; included still photos from the Perry Saturn & Kaz Hayashi vs. Ernest Miller & Sonny Onoo match from World War 3 and Saturn and Miller's confrontation during Nitro; featured an ad promoting the WCW/nWo Superstar Series videos on Sting and Randy Savage; included stills from Nitro of WCW Cruiserweight Champion Billy Kidman vs. Rey Mysterio Jr. and the interference of the lWo; featured Gene Okerlund discussing a WCW Hotline story on changes taking place behind the scenes at WCW; included still photos from Scott Hall vs. Nash at World War 3; featured still photos from the World War 3 battle royal, the Giant vs. Goldberg match from Nitro, and the post-match altercation between Goldberg, Nash, and Bam Bam Bigelow; included still photos from Nitro of a confrontation between Ric Flair and Eric Bischoff, which led to Barry Windham attacking Flair; featured the announcement Booker T, Disco Inferno, Kidman, and Wrath would be part of the following week's Thunder; included an ad promoting the WCW/nWo Mastercard; featured still photos of Bret Hart vs. WCW US Champion Diamond Dallas Page at World War 3 and of Hart vs. Dean Malenko from Nitro, leading to another Hart/Page confrontation; featured the announcement Hart would challenge DDP for the US title on Nitro:
Eddie Guerrero (w/ the lWo bodyguard) pinned WCW Cruiserweight Champion Billy Kidman in a non-title match at 6:00 with a frog splash to the back, moments after Hector Garza pulled Guerrero out of the way of the Shooting Star Press; late in the bout, Garza and Psychosis appeared ringside and attempted to interfere behind the referee's back; after the contest, La Parka and Damien ran out and aided in ganging up on Kidman before Rey Mysterio Jr. appeared and helped Kidman from the ring; Kidman did not appear with the title belt, as he was not champion at the time of the taping
Lodi fought Barry Darsow to a no contest; prior to the bout, Lodi came out with his own putter and a sign reading he was the best golfer; following the entrances, Darsow took the mic and offered Lodi a chance to prove how good a golfer he was by attempting to putt a hole-in-one in the ring, with Darsow winning the match if he couldn't do it; Lodi then hit the ball but it immediately broke in half, with Lodi claiming Darsow had cheated; Darsow then offered Lodi to juggle for 10 seconds to win the match, with Lodi challenging Darsow to do it instead; Darsow went on to juggle golf balls before he attacked Lodi and beat him with his putter
Perry Saturn defeated Silver King via submission with the Rings of Saturn at 4:09
Kanyon pinned Scott Armstrong at 3:51 by catching Armstrong coming off the top and hitting the Flatliner
Glacier defeated Bobby Blaze via submission with the Ice Pick nerve hold at 5:26
Scott Putski pinned Ciclope at 2:21 with the Putski Bomb
Alex Wright pinned Chad Fortune with a neckbreaker at 4:39
Chris Benoit (w/ Arn Anderson) defeated Prince Iaukea via submission with the Crippler Crossface at 4:11
Vincent defeated Tokyo Magnum via submission with an armbar at the 28-second mark
Booker T defeated Bret Hart via disqualification at 4:39 when Hart assaulted Booker on the floor with a steel chair; after the bout, Hart applied the Sharpshooter on Booker inside the ring and went to assault Booker with the chair again before Stevie Ray came out and stopped him

12/1/98; Rome, GA
12/5/98 - featured Scott Hudson & Mike Tenay on commentary; included a Kevin Nash T-shirt ad featuring Nash and WCW TV Champion Konnan; featured a video package hyping Ric Flair vs. Eric Bischoff at Starrcade; included Gene Okerlund conducting a backstage interview with Stevie Ray about his current relationship with Booker T, with Stevie saying Booker was trying to be more like Okerlund, JJ Dillon, and Tenay than who he really was; featured Okerlund hyping a WCW Hotline story teasing other former Horsemen possibly joining Bischoff and the absence of Randy Savage; included still photos from Nitro of Dean Malenko vs. Barry Windham from Nitro, which led to Flair facing Bischoff at Starrcade; included still photos from Nitro of the WCW World Champion Bill Goldberg and Kevin Nash Starrcade contract signing which was briefly interrupted by Bam Bam Bigelow; featured the announcement WCW Cruiserweight Champion Billy Kidman, Goldberg, Booker, and Diamond Dallas Page would be part of Nitro at the AstroDome on Monday; included Lee Marshall conducting a backstage interview with Chip Minton about his win earlier in the night over Chris Adams, during which Minton discussed his amateur background and blamed his bobsled teammates for not being an Olympic gold medalist; featured an ad promoting WCW/nWo Revenge for N64; included still photos from Nitro of Bret Hart regaining the WCW US Title from DDP after interference from the Giant; featured Okerlund conducting a backstage interview with DDP about the Giant costing him the US title on Nitro and facing the Giant at Starrcade; included the announcement Rey Mysterio Jr. would face Juventud Guerrera on Thunder to determine who would challenge Kidman at Starrcade; featured an ad promoting the WCW Mastercard; included footage of Hulk Hogan on The Tonight Show on Thanksgiving night announcing his retirement and plans to run for president; featured still photos from Nitro in which Bischoff named Scott Steiner as the new nWo leader, leading to Nash & Hall against Steiner & Horace:
Glacier defeated Barry Horowitz via submission with the Ice Pick nerve hold at 4:18; immediately after the bout, Perry Saturn attacked Glacier and applied an ankle lock
Chip Minton pinned Chris Adams at 3:47 with a standing splash after kicking Adams as Adams ran into the corner; after the bout, Adams looked at the camera and asked, "What has happened to me?"
Disco Inferno pinned Silver King with the Chart Buster at 4:35; during the bout, the commentary team noted the recent tribute show for referee Mark Curtis in Knoxville, TN as Curtis battled an illness; late in the match, it was noted Stevie Ray had arrived to the building and Gene Okerlund would speak with him after the contest; it was also noted Disco would have an announcement on Nitro; after the bout, Eddie Guerrero and the lWo walked to the ring, with Disco sliding out; Guerrero then took the mic and told Silver King he knew he had a family and he was overworked and underpaid; he then convinced him to join his group and stand up to Eric Bischoff, with Silver King then taking a lWo T-shirt
Barry Darsow fought Tokyo Magnum to a no contest; Magnum used the Great Muta's old theme for the match; following the entrances, Darsow took the mic, mocked Magnum's inability to speak English, and gave him the opportunity to putt a hole-in-one to win the match; Darsow went to show Magnum how to putt like he was playing pool but then attacked Magnum and choked him out with his own putter
Chris Benoit & Dean Malenko defeated Steve & Scott Armstrong at 4:15 when Steve submitted to Malenko's Texas Cloverleaf; Malenko's left knee was heavily taped for the bout
Scott Putski pinned Bobby Blaze with the Putski Bomb at 4:42
Meng defeated Sgt. Buddy Lee Parker via submission with the Tongan Death Grip at 2:48
Kanyon pinned Kaz Hayashi at 2:45 with a reversal into the Flatliner; during Kanyon's entrance, he implied Raven was backstage but didn't want to come out; moments later, Kanyon took the mic and said Raven had been more depressed than usual and the only thing that would fix it was the fans agreeing that no one was better than Kanyon
Scott Steiner defeated Lash LeRoux via submission with the Steiner Recliner at 2:52; following Steiner's entrance, the nWo referee held the mic for Steiner to cut a promo on the crowd and noted he was the new leader of the nWo in Hulk Hogan's absence; the nWo referee was the official for the contest
Scott Hall pinned Booker T at 3:18 with a roll up after Stevie Ray rolled Booker back into the ring; Hall didn't use theme music for the bout; following Hall's entrance, Stevie Ray came out and said Scott Steiner put a bounty on Hall's head and suggested he watch his back; during Booker's entrance, he confronted Stevie in the aisle and told him to go backstage; Stevie returned ringside minutes later; after the contest, Stevie attacked Hall until Booker intervened and argued with his brother

12/12/98

12/15/98; Palmetto, FL
12/19/98 - featured an opening graphic noting the passing of referee Brady Boone; included Scott Hudson & Mike Tenay on commentary; featured Lee Marshall conducting a backstage interview with Norman Smiley in which Smiley corrected the pronunciation of his name and said his dance was all about entertainment; included an ad promoting the Diamond Dallas Page BANG T-shirt; featured a video package hyping the Goldberg vs. Kevin Nash match for Starrcade; included stills from Nitro of Ric Flair chasing Eric Bischoff and then cutting a promo before Flair collapsed and was taken by ambulance; Bischoff then announced that Flair had suffered a mild heart attack; featured an ad promoting the Sting and Randy Savage WCW Superstar Series VHS releases; included footage from Thunder of Beth, David, and Reid Flair arriving to the arena, with Bischoff later joining Tony Schiavone, David, and Reid in the ring and apologizing for everything he had done to Flair and his family; Bischoff then apologized for Flair having a weak heart and said he would have to kick David's ass; moments later, Barry Windham and Brian Adams came out, with Windham attacking David as Adams held Reid; Bischoff then repeatedly slapped David before grabbing and kissing Beth; featured a video package hyping Flair vs. Bischoff at Starrcade; included stills from Nitro of Chris Jericho using a lookalike of WCW TV Champion Konnan to show how the title was stolen from him; featured Gene Okerlund hyping a WCW Hotline story recapping 1998 in WCW and other wrestling organizations; included Marshall conducting a backstage interview with Disco Inferno about whether he was really in the nWo Wolfpack; throughout the segment, Disco repeatedly confirmed everything with Konnan, who he claimed was just off camera but had to leave and thus couldn't personally speak with Marshall; featured an ad promoting the 1999 WCW Bruise Cruise; included a video package recapping the Giant and DDP's recent altercations; featured stills from Nitro of the Giant chokeslamming DDP off the set; included a backstage promo by Raven in which he talked about his upbringing and said his mother never loved him; featured footage of Scott Steiner recently trying to recruit Lex Luger for the nWo black & white; included stills from Nitro of Bam Bam Bigelow attacking Scott Hall, leading to Goldberg vs. Nash vs. Bigelow later in the night:
Glacier defeated Mike Sullivan via submission with the Ice Pick at 3:03
Barry Darsow fought Kaz Hayashi to a no contest; prior to the bout, it was announced a 2-hour special on WCW World Heavyweight Champion Bill Goldberg would air as WCW Saturday Night in two weeks; following his entrance, Darsow took the mic, mocked Hayashi's inability to speak English, and said he was the greatest golfer of all time; Darsow then said Hayashi could earn the right to wrestle him if he hit a hole in one with his putter; moments later, Hayashi took the putter and knocked over Darsow's golf bag with Darsow then attacking Hayashi from behind; Darsow went on to hang Hayashi upside down in the corner and attempted to use his club as a weapon before the referee intervened; moments later, Darsow choked Hayashi out with one of the clubs
Wrath pinned Al Green with the Meltdown at 1:14
Chris Jericho defeated Booker T via disqualification at 9:00 when Jericho ran at Booker with a steel chair, with Stevie Ray - who was on the ring apron - pulling down the top rope and Jericho falling to the floor; prior to the bout, Ralphus escorted Jericho to the ring; Stevie appeared ringside late in the contest; after the match, Booker and Stevie argued
Kanyon pinned Barry Horowitz with a reversal into the Flatliner at 3:57; prior to the bout, Kanyon took the mic and said he would usually ask the crowd "Who's better than Kanyon?" but was too distracted by Raven to bother with it
WCW Tag Team Champion Kenny Kaos pinned Prince Iaukea with a springboard clothesline at 5:41; Kaos did not come out with a title belt; during the contest, it was noted WCW Cruiserweight Champion Billy Kidman vs. Rey Mysterio Jr. vs. Juventud Guerrera, Chris Jericho vs. WCW TV Champion Konnan, and Perry Saturn vs. Ernest Miller had been added to Starrcade
Chris Benoit & Dean Malenko defeated Brian Adams & Vincent at 8:52 when Vincent submitted to Malenko's Texas Cloverleaf

12/26/98

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