WCW Thunder
2000

1/4/00; Florence, SC; Civic Center
1/6/00:
WCW Cruiserweight Champion Madusa defeated Asya
Shane Helms, Shannon Moore, & Evan Karagias defeated Chavo Guerrero Jr., JC Ice & Wolfie D
WCW US Champion Jeff Jarrett defeated WCW Hardcore Champion Norman Smiley in a bunkhouse match; only the US title was at stake
Midnight pinned Stevie Ray
Bam Bam Bigelow defeated Kevin Nash via disqualification
WCW Tag Team Champions David Flair & Crowbar defeated Billy Kidman & Konnan
Terry Funk fought WCW World Champion Bret Hart to a no contest in a non-title hardcore match

1/11/00; Erie, PA; Civic Center
1/12/00:
Vampiro defeated WCW Tag Team Champion Crowbar
Brian Knobbs defeated WCW Hardcore Champion Norman Smiley to win the title
WCW Cruiserweight Champion Madusa defeated Oklahoma in an evening gown match
Booker T defeated Stevie Ray and Midnight in an elimination match
Bam Bam Bigelow defeated Kanyon in a champagne on a pole match
Kevin Nash & WCW US Champion Jeff Jarrett defeated Sid Vicious & Chris Benoit

1/18/00; Evansville, IN; Roberts Municipal Stadium
1/19/00:
Big Vito & Johnny the Bull defeated WCW Tag Team Champions David Flair & Crowbar to win the titles
Jim Duggan fought Curt Hennig to a no contest
Psychosis defeated Chavo Guerrero Jr. and Lash Laroux
Billy Kidman defeated TAFKA Prince Iaukea
The Wall defeated Berlyn
Madusa defeated Sherri Martel
Jerry Flynn defeated Fit Finlay
Diamond Dallas Page defeated Kanyon
Sid Vicious & Lex Luger defeated Booker T & Big T

1/25/00; Las Vegas, NV; MGM Grand Garden Arena
1/26/00:
The Maestro defeated Norman Smiley in a hardcore match
WCW Cruiserweight Title Tournament: TAFKA Prince Iaukea pinned Kid Romeo
Terry Funk pinned the Demon
Lex Luger defeated Buff Bagwell via disqualification
Disco Inferno, WCW Tag Team Champions Big Vito & Johnny the Bull defeated Shane Helms, Shannon Moore, & Evan Karagias
Booker T pinned Jerry Flynn
Bam Bam Bigelow pinned Fit Finlay in a hardcore match
Sid Vicious defeated Kevin Nash and Ron Harris in a steel cage match by forcing Nash to submit to the Crippler Crossface; due to pre-match stipulations, Vicious won the WCW World Title

2/1/00; Binghamton, NY; Broome County Arena
2/2/00:
Norman Smiley defeated the Demon
WCW World Champion Sid Vicious defeated Mike Rotunda in a submission match
WCW Cruiserweight Title Tournament: Shannon Moore pinned Shane Helms with a backslide; Evan Karagias provided guest commentary for the match
The Wall defeated Vampiro and Billy Kidman
WCW World Champion Sid Vicious defeated Rick Steiner in a hardcore match
Diamond Dallas Page pinned the Machine
Tank Abbott defeated Villano IV & V in a handicap match
David Flair & Crowbar defeated WCW Tag Team Champions Big Vito & Johnny the Bull in a non-title match

5/2/00; Memphis, TN; Mid-South Coliseum
5/3/00 - featured Tony Schiavone, Mike Tenay, & Bobby Heenan on commentary; included an opening segment with Diamond Dallas Page, Hulk Hogan, Sting, Lex Luger, Ric Flair, and Curt Hennig, along with Chris Kanyon, Brian Adams, Horace Hogan, and Hugh Morrus attacking Vince Russo, Eric Bischoff, Buff Bagwell, Jeff Jarrett, Shane Douglas, and Mike Awesome as they arrived outside in their limo; moments later, Russo entered a dressing room and yelled at Billy Kidman, Vampiro, Torrie Wilson, Shawn Stasiak, Ernest Miller, Chris Candido, Tammy Sytch, & the Wall for not having their backs, with Kimberly and the kidnapped Elizabeth escorting the faction out to the ring; Russo then called out the Millionaire's Club to the stage, with Russo announcing tonight would feature "New York Rules" matches (no referee, no rules, count your own falls) between randomly selected members of the New Blood and Millionaire's Club, with Russo then addressing Ric Flair as "Slick Dick," with Flair then calling Russo a "dipshit" and accepting the challenge before a massive brawl took place in the ring; featured Scott Steiner grabbing both Bischoff & Russo by the throat for not sending any help out as Steiner was double-teamed by Hogan & Morrus during his match, with Steiner then storming off:
Chris Kanyon pinned Jeff Jarrett (w/ Kimberly) in 3:55 after Diamond Dallas Page ran in and hit Jarrett with a Diamond Cutter, with Kanyon making his own three-count, moments after Page bashed Kimberly over the head with the guitar she was about to hit Kanyon with; prior to the match, Kimberly claimed all of Page's success was due to her & Eric Bischoff, then called the fans a bunch of "lame wrestling marks"
Lex Luger defeated the Wall in 3:58 in a Tables Match when Wall fell out of Luger's Torture Rack and through a table, which didn't break, after Russo hit Luger in the stomach with a baseball bat; Russo & Ric Flair provided guest commentary for the match, with Russo's security bringing the kidnapped Elizabeth ringside, and Russo hitting Flair from behind with a baseball bat late in the match; moments later, Flair hit the ring and was about to put Russo in the figure-4 when Shane Douglas & Buff Bagwell attacked him, with Brian Adams & Bryan Clarke then making the save for Flair; Billy Kidman then appearing on the stage and announcing he drew Flair's name as his opponent next
Ric Flair fought Billy Kidman to a no contest in 6:17 shown after Rey Mysterio Jr & Konnan interfered and attacked Flair, with Kevin Nash making the save and hitting Konnan with the powerbomb as Hulk Hogan attacked Kidman on the stage and threw him back in the ring; Mike Awesome then appeared and Nash dropped him with the powerbomb as well; Hogan and Nash then raised Flair's arm in victory (the match began during the commercial break)
Diamond Dallas Page pinned Vampiro at the 13-second mark with the Diamond Cutter, with Page making his own three-count; prior to the match, Sting attacked Vampiro on his way to the ring and poured a bucket of red "blood" over him
Sting defeated Mike Awesome via submission in 2:15 with the Scorpion Deathlock; during the bout, Lash LeRoux, Chavo Guerrero Jr., and Van Hammer hopped the guardrail and attacked Awesome
Hulk Hogan defeated WCW US Champion Scott Steiner (w/ Midajah & Shakira) via count-out in a non-title match when Steiner left the ring after Hugh Morrus attacked him in the crowd, with Hogan and Hugh Morrus then double-teaming Steiner in the ring
Brian Adams & Bryan Clarke defeated WCW Tag Team Champions Shane Douglas & Buff Bagwell in a non-title match at 4:09 when Adams pinned Douglas after the High Times, with Clarke counting the fall; after the bout, Adams & Clarke took possession of the tag team titles
Ric Flair won a 41-man battle royal in 22:41, last eliminating Shane Douglas after hitting him with a baseball bat; the original 22 participants in the battle royal were Flair, Douglas, Hulk Hogan, Sting, Lex Luger, Jeff Jarrett, Diamond Dallas Page, Brian Adams, Bryan Clarke, Buff Bagwell, Ernest Miller, Chris Candido, Scott Steiner, Mike Awesome, the Wall, Billy Kidman, Shawn Stasiak, Hugh Morrus, Vampiro, Chris Kanyon, Horace Hogan, and Curt Hennig; additional entrants were added as the match progressed, with Konnan, Disco Inferno, Bam Bam Bigelow, Johnny the Bull, Big Vito, Ron & Don Harris, Stevie Ray, Big T, Cash, and Norman Smiley joining at the 3:20 mark; Tank Abbott at the 5-minute mark; Lash LeRoux, Van Hammer, and Chavo Guerrero Jr. at the 13-minute mark; Mona, Asya, & Madusa at the 15-minute mark; Jim Duggan at the 17-minute mark; Randy Savage at the 20-minute mark; Bret Hart at the 22-minute mark; prior to the bout, Eric Bischoff & Vince Russo led the New Blood to the ring, with each member wielding a weapon, and Bischoff calling the Millionaire's Club to the ring for "guerilla warfare;" moments later, Flair came out with the group and demanded a battle royal, with the last man standing receiving a WCW World Title shot at The Great American Bash on June 11th, and Bischoff accepting; after the bout, WCW World Champion David Arquette came out with a guitar but accidently fell through the wooden part of the stage (Savage's surprise return and last appearance; Hart's surprise return and last match)

7/11/00; North Charleston, SC; Coliseum
7/12/00:
Tank Abbott, Shane Helms, Shannon Moore, & Evan Karagias defeated the Great Muta, Yang, Kaz Hayashi, & Jamie-san
The Demon pinned Van Hammer
Mark Jindrak & Sean O'Haire defeated Billy Kidman & Lance Storm
WCW Hardcore Champion Big Vito pinned David Flair in a hardcore match
Shawn Stasiak & Chuck Palumbo defeated Gen. Rection & Lash Laroux via disqualification
Shane Douglas & Torrie Wilson defeated Crowbar & Daffney
Billy Kidman pinned Lance Storm
Mike Awesome pinned Rick Steiner
Jeff Jarrett pinned Kanyon

7/19/00; East Lansing, MI; Breslin Student Events Center
7/19/00:
Mike Sanders pinned Crowbar
Lenny Lane defeated the Wall in a table match
WCW Cruiserweight Champion Chavo Guerrero Jr. pinned David Flair
Tank Abbott pinned the Great Muta
WCW Tag Team Champions Kronik defeated Rey Mysterio Jr., Disco Inferno, & Juventud Guerrera in a handicap match
WCW Hardcore Champion Big Vito pinned the Artist in a hardcore match
WCW US Champion Lance Storm & Kanyon defeated Mike Awesome & Buff Bagwell
WCW World Champion Booker T & Stevie Ray defeated Jeff Jarrett & Rick Steiner

7/25/00; Wheeling, WV; Civic Center
7/26/00:
Rey Mysterio Jr. & Juventud Guerrera defeated Shane Helms & Shannon Moore
Elix Skipper pinned the Artist
MI Smooth defeated Yang, Kaz Hayashi, & Jamie-san in a handicap match
Ms. Hancock defeated Major Gunns in an arm wrestling contest; David Flair was the guest referee
The Great Muta & Vampiro defeated Sean O'Haire & Mark Jindrak
Kanyon fought Judy Bagwell to a no contest
WCW US Champion & WCW Hardcore Champion Lance Storm defeated Big Vito in a non-title match
Jeff Jarrett pinned WCW World Champion Booker T in a non-title bunkhouse match

8/15/00; Kamloops, British Columbia; Riverside Coliseum
8/16/00:
Kronik defeated three unknowns in a handicap match
WCW Tag Team Champions Rey Mysterio Jr. & Juventud Guerrera defeated Mark Jindrak & Sean O'Haire via disqualification
The Great Muta pinned the Demon
WCW US Champion Lance Storm, Carl Oulette, & WCW Cruiserweight Champion Elix Skipper defeated Gen. Rection, Lash Laroux, & Chavo Guerrero Jr. when Rection submitted to Storm's Canadian Maple Leaf after Skipper, behind the referee's back, hit Rection in the knee with his belt as Rection attempted the moonsault
Ernest Miller defeated WCW US Champion Lance Storm via disqualification
Gene Okerlund pinned Mark Madden in a streetfight
Big Vito pinned Carl Oulette

10/7/00; Sydney, Australia; Entertainment Centre
10/11/00:
Gen. Rection & Konnan (w/ Tygress) defeated WCW US Champion Lance Storm (w/ Major Gunns) & Shane Douglas (w/ Torrie Wilson) at 4:21 when Rection pinned Storm with the moonsault after Billy Kidman interfered behind the referee's back and dropped Douglas with the Kid Krusher; prior to the bout, Douglas cut an in-ring promo in which he accepted Konnan's challenge for a match at Halloween Havoc
Chavo Guerrero Jr. & Lash Laroux defeated WCW Tag Team Champions Mark Jindrak & Sean O'Haire to win the titles
Mark Jindrak & Sean O'Haire defeated WCW Tag Team Champions Chavo Guerrero Jr. & Lash Laroux to win the titles
Kronik defeated WCW World Champion Booker T via disqualification in a handicap match
Elix Skipper (w/ Jim Duggan) pinned Billy Kidman with the Play of the Week after Duggan hit Kidman in the back with his 2x4 behind the referee's back
Bill Goldberg pinned Chuck Palumbo
Bill Goldberg defeated Shawn Stasiak
Sting pinned WCW Cruiserweight Champion Mike Sanders in a non-title match
Mike Awesome & Crowbar defeated Ron & Don Harris
Scott Steiner defeated Rey Mysterio Jr.
Ernest Miller defeated Kevin Nash via disqualification

11/6/00; Chicago, IL; United Center
11/8/00:
Jamie Knoble pinned Evan Karagias
Crowbar pinned WCW Hardcore Champion Reno to win the title
Konnan pinned Disco Inferno
Rey Mysterio Jr. pinned David Flair
Lance Storm defeated Meng
Kevin Nash fought Shawn Stasiak to a no contest
WCW World Champion Booker T pinned Mike Awesome
Bill Goldberg defeated Lex Luger and Bam Bam Bigelow

11/12/00; Manchester, England; Evening News Arena
11/15/00:
Reno pinned Big Vito
WCW Hardcore Champion Crowbar pinned Bam Bam Bigelow in a hardcore match
Kwee Wee defeated Rey Mysterio Jr., Billy Kidman, Chavo Guerrero Jr., Lash Laroux, and Elix Skipper in an elimination match; stipulations stated the winner would become the #1 contender to the WCW Cruiserweight Title
WCW World Champion Booker T pinned WCW US Champion Lance Storm
Kevin Nash defeated WCW Cruiserweight Champion Mike Sanders via disqualification in a non-title match
Alex Wright & Disco Inferno defeated Ernest Miller & Konnan
Bill Goldberg pinned Buff Bagwell
Lethal Lottery Finals: Sting pinned Scott Steiner

11/20/00; Augusta, GA; Augusta-Richmond County Civic Center
11/22/00:
Meng defeated Mark Jindrak & Sean O'Haire via disqualification in a handicap match
Yang defeated Evan Karagias and Shannon Moore
Bryan Clarke defeated Rey Mysterio Jr. & Billy Kidman in a handicap match
Jeff Jarrett & Shane Douglas defeated Buff Bagwell & Ernest Miller
Scott Steiner defeated Big Vito
Bam Bam Bigelow & Reno defeated Mike Awesome & Crowbar in a hardcore match
Shawn Stasiak pinned Diamond Dallas Page in a lumberjack match

11/27/00; Rockford, IL; Metro Centre
11/29/00:
Yang & Kaz Hayashi defeated Lance Storm & Elix Skipper
Lex Luger defeated Norman Smiley
WCW Hardcore Champion Crowbar pinned David Flair in a hardcore match
WCW US Champion Hugh Morrus fought Shane Douglas to a no contest
Jeff Jarrett, Ron & Don Harris defeated Konnan, Rey Mysterio Jr., & Billy Kidman
The Wall defeated Bam Bam Bigelow in a tables match
WCW World Champion Scott Steiner defeated Buff Bagwell

12/11/00; Bossier City, LA; Centurytel Center
12/13/00 - featured an opening video package recapping the highlights from Nitro; included a backsage segment in which Mike Sanders, in his office, addressed that Lex Luger would face Dewayne Bruce, WCW Cruiserweight Champion Chavo Guerrero would face Chuck Palumbo & Shawn Stasiak; moments later, Ric Flair was shown watching on in his own office, with Flair saying Sanders' plans sounded great but wanted to ensure Lance Storm would sing the National Anthem and that he was fine with WCW World Champion Scott Steiner and Sid Vicious going at it later in the show, and Flair said Sanders himself would face Diamond Dallas Page; throughout Flair's comments, the camera cut back to Sanders for his reaction; hosted by Tony Schiavone, Konnan, & Mike Tenay; featured a backstage segment in which Kwee Wee and Paisley discussed his four-wheeler; moments later, Madajah walked in, with she and Paisley arguing until Steiner jumped Kwee Wee and slammed the four-wheeler on top of him; moments later, Schiavone shared info on how fans could win a Yamaha Kodiak ATV, like the one in the previous segment; included a backstage segment in which Flair spoke with Lance Storm, with Jim Duggan, Elix Skipper and Major Gunns, in which Storm said he was fine singing the American National Anthem but he didn't know the words and didn't want to disrespect America; Flair said he would make sure Storm would learn the words in time, with Duggan offering to teach him; featured a segment in which the announce team spoke with Sid via cell phone in which Sid said he was dealing with traffic but was on his way to the arena to confront Steiner; included a backstage segment in which Meng found Kwee Wee injured and being tended to, with Paisley telling Meng that Steiner did it and Meng saying he was going after Steiner; featured a backstage segment in which Bam Bam Bigelow hit on Big Vito & Reno's sister Marie until she threw her drink at him; moments later, Vito & Reno attacked Bigelow; included Gene Okerlund conducting a backstage interview with Bruce on facing Luger later in the show; featured a backstage segment in which Duggan was shown training Storm to sing; included a backstage shot of Luger reading and yawning as preparation for his match with Bruce; featured a video package noting all the men Steiner had injured in recent months; included a preview of Bill Goldberg on Comedy Central's 'The Man Show' that weekend; featured a backstage segment in which Meng told Flair he wanted a match with Steiner, with Flair agreeing for a world title match later in the show; featured an ad on how TBS fans could win a Yamaha ATV by watching Thunder; included a video package showing Bruce putting prospective wrestlers through drills at the WCW Power Plant; featured Okerlund conducting a backstage interview with Steiner, with Madajah, on facing Meng later in the night and possibly being confronted by Vicious; included a backstage segment in which Luger attacked Golberg from behind with a baseball bat, knocking him out; featured a WCW Mastercard ad; included a backstage segment with Page noting how many age jokes Sanders have made about him lately; featured Okerlund conducting a backstage interview with Vito & Reno, with their sister, about facing Kronik later in the show and at Starrcade; included a backstage segment in which the trainer tended to Bruce after his match with Luger; featured a backstage segment with WCW Hardcore Champion Crowbar and Daffney in which Crowbar was concerned about facing Terry Funk at Starrcade, with Daffney suggesting Crowbar change his look and his style to prepare; included a video package hyping WCW Tag Team Champions Chuck Palumbo & Shawn Stasiak vs. Page & Kevin Nash, Luger vs. Goldberg, and Sid vs. Steiner at Starrcade; featured the announcement Kronik would face Vito & Reno and Mike Awesome would face Bigelow in an ambulance match at Starrcade; included an ad promoting the WCW Nitro trading card game; featured a backstage segment in which Sanders spoke to Sean O'Haire, Mark Jindrak, Palumbo & Stasiak about facing Page later in the night; included a pre-taped segment in which Tenay conducted a sit-down interview with Shane Douglas about his career, aspirations to be WCW World Champion, Torrie Wilson's injury, and challenging WCW US Champion Gen. Rection at Starrcade; featured an ad promoting Goldberg's book, 'I'm Next;' included a backstage segment in which Nash was shown knocked out backstage, with the Natural Born Thrillers having left the dressing room moments earlier:
Evan Karagias & Jamie Noble defeated Yang & Kaz Hayashi (w/ Leia Meow) and Shane Helms & Shannon Moore at 4:55 when Karagias pinned Helms after a double superplex off a ladder stretched across the top rope; the Jung Dragons did not make their entrance until a minute into the match; after the contest, Karagias and Noble argued over Karagias stealing the pin attempt from his partner
WCW Tag Team Champions Chuck Palumbo & Shawn Stasiak defeated WCW Cruiserweight Champion Chavo Guerrero Jr. in a handicap match at 5:58 when Stasiak scored the pin after a flapjack; during the bout, WCW US Champion Gen. Rection, Lash LeRoux, and the Wall were shown watching on backstage, with Rection shown telling LeRoux to stay in his seat rather than go out and be in Guerrero's corner
Ernest Miller (w/ Ms. Jones) pinned Jim Duggan (w/ Lance Storm, Major Gunns, & Elix Skipper) in an impromptu match at 2:40 with a spin kick as Duggan tried to remove his Canadian jersey; prior to the bout, Storm took the mic and said he was a man of his word and would sing the National Anthem; moments later, Miller, with Jones, walked out with American flags and a picnic basket so they could enjoy his performance; Storm then started singing, adding his own lines of "blah blah blah" until Miller cut him off; after Miller cut him off again, and Duggan sang some of the song, Storm suggested Miller could face Duggan if he wanted a fight; during the match, Duggan argued with Storm and later hit him with his 2x4; after the match, Storm attacked Miller before Team Canada left Duggan in the ring; Miller then helped Duggan to his feet, with Duggan leading the crowd in chanting "USA"
Lex Luger defeated Dewayne Bruce via submission with the Torture Rack at 2:29 after hitting him with a baseball bat behind the referee's back; prior to the bout, Sid Vicious called in to the announce team and said he wasn't far from the arena; after the contest, Luger took the mic and taunted Bruce while kicking him and mocking the fact Bill Goldberg wasn't there to save him; Luger then knocked Bruce to the floor before mentioning his match with Goldberg at Starrcade; after the commercial break, Luger was shown leaving the building
Kronik defeated Big Vito & Reno (w/ Sister Marie) at 7:15 when Brian Clarke pinned Reno after the double chokeslam; prior to the bout, footage was shown the two teams fighting backstage on Nitro; late in the match, Jeff Jarrett and the Harris Boys came out of the crowd behind the announce desk, with Jarrett smashing a guitar over Konnan's head; Konnan was later helped backstage; after the contest, Vito used a kendo stick to make the save but was eventually beaten down, with Kronik using the kendo stick instead; eventually, security came out to pull the two teams apart
Diamond Dallas Page defeated Mike Sanders via disqualification at 3:32 when Sean O'Haire & Mark Jindrak interfered, moments after DDP hit the Diamond Cutter; during the bout, Sid Vicious called the announce team and said he was not far from the arena; after the contest, DDP fought off the opposition until WCW Tag Team Champion Chuck Palumbo came out, leading to O'Haire hitting the Seanton Bomb
WCW World Champion Scott Steiner (w/ Madajah) defeated Meng (w/ Paisley) via submission with the Steiner Recliner at 5:31; following the entrances, Steiner cut a promo saying Sid Vicious was too afraid to show up and he would kick his ass at Starrcade; Vicious walked out, with a theme song entrance, just prior to the finish of the match; after the contest, Sid and Steiner fought in the aisle and in the ring before Sid dropped Steiner with the chokeslam

12/18/00; Richmond, VA; Coliseum
12/20/00:
WCW Cruiserweight Champion Chavo Guerrero Jr. pinned Jamie Noble
Sean O'Haire & Mark Jindrak and Chuck Palumbo & Shawn Stasiak co-won an 8-team battle royal; other participants included Shannon Moore & Shane Helms, Yang & Kaz Hayashi, Meng & Kwee Wee, Ron & Don Harris, Jamie Noble & Evan Karagias, Rey Mysterio Jr. & Billy Kidman
Konnan defeated Elix Skipper
Bam Bam Bigelow pinned Crowbar
Bill Goldberg pinned Norman Smiley
Shane Douglas & Kronik defeated Hugh Morrus, the Wall, & Lash LaRoux
WCW World Champion Scott Steiner defeated Ernest Miller

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