Monday October 5th, 1998 11:33 pm
Our next issue will
have our report from Raw.
October 5th, 1998
with highlights of the Bret Hart heel turn. At least
it will actually mean something. Hart comes across
diabolical villain in the sport; a villain with
rather see Hart
on his own, without Hogan. When linked with Hogan,
The Hitman should be a force
who answers to
no one; don't link him with the nWo, or Bulldog and
match was hyped throughout the show.
pinned Lizmark Jr. with the
Death Valley Driver
A Style clash,
which kept Lizmark Jr. on the ground. Basically just
Lizmark getting little offense in. While Saturn may
still feel he's more effective than Taz.
pinned Kaz Hayashi (w/Sonny Onno)
awful. He may be the most overpushed wrestler in the
called Hayashi "Jackie Chan" before the match. Why
Jackie Chan celebrity rub on Miller. Hayashi is
green but very
talented. Don't waste him in a match with The Cat.
As many of you
know, Miller is tentatively scheduled to face Jackie
Chan at World
Hopefully at that point the push will end. Mike
credibility by claiming that Miller boasts
(credentials) were true. After Hayashi was pinned
Onno abandoned Kaz in the ring, and Sonny
to sign Miller to his stable. Miller didn't look
Guerrera Jr. pinned Jerry Flynn
Inferno stole Mike Tenay's announcing chair from
pissed that Juvi told on him for faking his weight.
Cruiserweights are getting storylines instead of
together. I thought Flynn and Juvi's styles would
clash but I was
wrong. Juvi's one of the best and Flynn is one of
underated workers in the sport. Good match. Disco
At this point
in the show there hasn't been one mention of the
DDP VRS. Goldberg is being positioned as the main
Havok. Still no angles between the two, though.
of Warrior. Both Shiavonie and Heenan mentioned that
they were at
the prior meeting of the two, and they acknowledged
scene is much different now. If they weren't both
by Time Warner
would DC Comics sue WCW for blatantly stealing The
Signal for the
Warrior. The announcers are now calling this the
rematch ever; not once the match actually starts.
will produce a
Villano 5 with The Meltdown.
Wraith is still
getting a push reminiscent of Goldberg's earlier
year. He just
poured through Villano; Villano looked like a midget
next to the
massive Wraith. Wraith isn't the worst big man; then
again, I can
think of a couple other wrestlers more deserving of
a huge push.
enters the arena and they stormed the nWo Black and
room. Neither Hart or Hogan was present. The cops
in the middle,
and the groups brawled into the hallways. Scott
a female cop; funny. Sting finally found Hart in a
room and he slammed Hart's head into a door.
Dillinger just stood there, looking pretty
commercial break Sting jumped onto a forklift and
Larry Zybyzco made the comment that
at least Sting
didn't key the limo; funny. Poor Scott Hall! Kevin
Sting further demolish the limo.
Good angle. It
really came across exactly how much Sting wants to
and especially Hart; Sting has never shown this much
fought Damian to a No-Contest
A minute in
Eddie Guerrerointerrupted the match. He rallied the
against Eric Bischoff, bringing up how five of them
while they are given no room for advancement.
LwO, "The Latino World Order". While I love seeing
getting some attention, this angle will die a
coming across as a whiner. Damian and Garza are not
going to help
elevate Eddie up a level.
left the arena to find Scott Hall. Nash claimed
were one of
five places (bars) Hall could be, and they would
worst damage would befall Hall then just happened to
limo. Cool. For
once The Wolfpac don't look like wimps, and are
Cruiserweight Champion Kidman pinned Psychosis to
retain the title.
Two of the best
wrestlers in WCW. I'd love to see Taka Michinoku get
to fight workers as good as these two (and Juvi, Rey,
Kidman has become a real crowd favorite. These two
together. Psychosis is so awesome I'd love to see
become a part
of some storylines.
match, maybe as good as the Kidman/Juvi classics
earlier this year.
Some great near
falls. Keep Kidman against guys like Psychosis; keep
him away from
heavyweights like Scott Hall. Kidman blocked a
and he then hit Psychosis with The Shooting Star
David Flair was
acknowledged in the front row by Tony Shiavonie.
gave a taped interview which was slightly better
(but still awful). The Warrior called himself The
(now he has a God complex too?). Can't someone
interviews for him? Do the producers have that
the talent? I couldn't understand half of his
tell The Warrior that when you use big words out of
really don't come across as a genius? Basically:
bad. A terrible interview.
did an interview showing off his accomplishments and
Rick's. Probably the best interview Scott's ever
Probably a good idea to keep Steiner's and The
pinned Brian Adams.
and Scott Steiner entered the ring. Buff really is
funny. Does WCW
still test for steroids? A couple of these guys
don't look very
"natural". Rick brought Mrs. Judy Bagwell to
Mrs.Bagwell chastised Buff for acting like a jackass
did a great job of conveying anger. It really
sounded genuine. Buff
made a crack
that he supports the entire family and Mrs. Bagwell
for being such a fool. Scott made a threatening move
Bagwell, and Rick knocked him down. She then marched
Buff to the
back with one hand on his ear.
really was awesome in her role. MUCH better than
we see each week. Scott Steiner and Brian Adams then
ass backstage. The match began and JJ Dillon
back stage. The Mrs. Bagwell skit was much better
the match. Rick
Adams on his head; it
Adams is another one
of those overrated wrestlers who gets far too much
TV time. Rick
won after a top rope Bulldog.
walked through one restaurant, but there was no sign
Hogan and Eric Bischoff came out for an interview.
David Flair, wearing a Goldberg T-Shirt in the front
challenged Warrior to a match on the spot, since The
in the building. Usual Hogan interview
about his legacy, ran down The Warrior).
A really cool
Horseman video aired. A mixture of both old and new
really are the best. Then again, Flair, Arn, Benoit,
four of my ten favorite wrestlers. Please dump
Page defeated Kanyon (w/Raven) by disqualifiaction.
workers. DDP has great timing and Kanyon knew how to
him look good.
Lodi came to ringside
with a sign begging Raven to
take him back.
DDP hit them both with a tope. Kanyon almost got a
fall. Given time Kanyon will be a mega star. Raven
Lodi ran in to cause
the DQ and Goldberg made the save. DDP and
up nose to nose until JJ Dillon stepped between
received a great reaction from the crowd.
then entered The New Brooklyn Tavern in search of
Hall. No sign
of Hall. Konnan mentioned that they should look in a
strip joint and
Nash remarked that Hall's been thrown out of every
strip joint in
the country. This all leads to a Baroom Match, which
will take place
in a real bar.
(oWn) pinned Lenny Lane
The Warrior before the match. Funny stuff. The crowd
died for this
match, NOBODY cares about Ed Leslie. The Disciple
is awful. He tried to do an interview after the
match but he was so out of breath following his two
minute match he barely
go the words
out. Hogan and Bischoff followed The Disciple into a
and The Warrior was behind a mirror. Hogan got
Bischoff acted like he couldn't see The Warrior. The
everybody else could. The storyline is that Hogan is
breaking up and
going crazy. Wow.
drove up to the next bar and two big farts were
Weird. Nash and
Hall began beating the hell out of each other. They
ended up in the
bathroom and Nash stuck Hall's head in the toilet.
knocked out. I hope someone took his head out or
This leaves Sting as the only member of the Wolfpac
his Anti-Flair speech. Arn Anderson interrupted
declared Columbia to be Horseman country. Arn
himself to be
in charge of mind games. Flair's ten-year-old son
walked to the ring wearing an amateur wrestling
siglet. David Flair looked on at ringside.
Reid then did a great
Ric Flair imitation. Reid tripped Bischoff with
a take down.
Reid then flashed Bischoff the four fingered salute.
out his tantrum real well. Reid obviously enjoyed
being in front
of the crowd and wasn't nervous at all. Arn stopped
break, Bischoff was still throwing a tantrum
Elizabeth get Flair on the phone. He got Beth Flair,
wife, on the
phone. She promptly chewed him out. The 2001 theme
blares and Ric
Flair walks to ringside. Bischoff sent Brian Adams
to injure Flair
but The Horseman were ready to make the save. David
and Reid Flair
then joined The Horseman in mid ring. A very
moment that I
can't do justice.
Sting fought US
Champion Bret Hart to a No Contest
The match never
began. Sting and Hart brawled to the back of the
arena and Hart
suplexed Sting through a table. Hart then attacked
Sting leg with
a chair (to soften him up for the Sharpshooter?).
Hart and Sting
brawled real well together. Sting locked Hart into
eventually let him out to end the show.
show, one of the best Nitro's in a while. The
stories were really strongly defined. The
Kidman/Psychosis match was
match was good. The Flair angle was nice.
letter is in response to Mark George's "Joe
form Issue # 22. In Mark's column, he praised Hogan
Submitted by reader:
Sorry, I love
your newsletter, but Mark George (aka the Joe
Fan) must have
been dropped on his head when he was young. Terry
Hogan) and Jim Hellwig (Warrior) have absolutely no
maybe you didn't see the Unreal story of
A&E but all the best wrestlers of ALL time say Hogan
I Quote Lou
Thesz: " Hogan in my book gets a 9 or a 10 for
the sport of
as talent goes I give him a 1 or a 0" I also quote
"Hogan as a wrestler is terrible, when it came to
talent, I don't think
he knows the
between a wrist watch and a wrist lock!" Obviously,
nothing because Warrior and Hogan are just steroid
talent reject from Hollywood. Hogan has nowhere hear
the talent of
Bret Hart (the
Champion Wrestler from the province of Alberta in
1979) or Shawn
So what I am
trying to say is that Hogan and Warrior have no
they just are
good at marketing, don’t believe me? Check out
Havoc when it
comes on, you'll see how terrible Hogan is when it
to talent. Next
time get the fact straight!!!!!!!!!!!!!
responds: Mark George's column is satire. He
and Warrior as much as you do. He thought
Warrior & Hogan
with great wrestlers like Michaels, Hart, and Benoit
would make it
obvious he was kidding.
does bother me is that many people do like Hogan &
they do have a right to their opinions. its not a
issue. I don't
like Hogan or Warrior. I like Flair and Arn
mean that there is anything wrong with liking ANY
Wrestling is art, and art is subjective. Let's all
opinions of ALL wrestling fans, not just the ones
Submitted by reader:
Good to see you
guys back. I have a few things to get off my chest.
First off, what
is going on w/ the NAO. They are the hottest tag
there would be no point in breaking them up and I
isn't going in that direction. The reason tag teams
broken up is
because they aren't getting heat, which is not the
w/ the Outlaws.
Second, everyone I talk to hates Regal's new
I think those
commercials are hilarious and I hope this gimmick
Last, here are
my plans to make Triple H a main eventer. At
there is a
battle royal for the vacant IC title (due to his
injury). It is
won by Jeff Jarrett. There is an IC title match set
for the two at
Survivor Series. At Survivor Series,
Triple H is
being triple teamed by JJ and Southern Justice, and
them all off.
So out comes Shawn Michaels, who hits JJ w/ a chair
distracted, and Triple H wins the match. After the
raises Triple H's hand in victory, and when he turns
around, gives him the
Music. On RAW the
next night it
is announced that Shawn Michaels will return to
the Royal Rumble against the WWF champion and an IC
signed for the Dec. PPV between Triple H and JJ.
Submitted by reader:
Goldust, in the
past, has really shown his perverted side. Remember
with the likes of Razor Ramon, Ahmed Johnson, Rowdy
others? I think it would be hysterical if the same
Submitted by reader:
UT has to have
the belt...hands down. But will Austin put his hand
the mat for a 3
count? Doubt it.
Raven (Scott Levy,
Scott Anthony, Scotty Flamingo, Johnny Polo,
overdue for a
big time push. I don't understand why he's a
jobbed to Goldberg, there are rumors of him going
taking it over which would be fine with me), or is
present role a
payback of sorts for having a belt as Flamingo? I
think he has too many years left to continue his
before he becomes another Hogan clone, and is
competition WCW could come up with to face him?
wins Sandman’s woman and child.
Dennis C. (Nvrmor4lif)
Submitted by reader: Bruce
exactly booking, but here's what I think should
They are a mess right now with no unity. That can
eventually says he doesn't need to the Nation
fires them all,
but they return the favor, and fire him. With the
steps up to the plate and says he's the new leader.
with this, saying he used to be co-leader, and
This makes the Nation
attack Owen the way they did to
two jumps like this, it establishes them as a
heel group. But running down the entrance is the
Bulldog making the
reuniting with his brother in-law. That could turn
Bulldog back to an upper-midcarder from a jobber in
WCW. Now, the
only three members, decides to do a little
The next week
on Raw, they
face three of the Boricuas. Basically, Savio turns
partners and rejoins the Nation. There you have it.
It gets the Rock
and Owen over
as faces, and unifies the Nation with a new leader
and a new
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