Monday October 12th, 1998 11:09 pm
WCW Nitro Report,
October 12th, 1998
By Steve Appy
was shown accosting security with warnings about Ric
Flair away form the building", he whines. Bischoff
come off well as a jackass.
confrontation from Thunder was replayed. A
match would probably rank as one of the worst
Lodi, with Lodi got no
offense in. Wraith
but that's not too tough when everyone just sells
confronted Wraith in the runway and then the
occurred. They cut to a higlight clip of The
after the brawl
began. After all the talk about Meng/Wraith the
the audience that this was not an important match
The Reid Flair
angle from last week was shown. Even though this
has been going on for a few weeks already I still
perk up whenever
The Nature Boy
crosses the screen.
really lame in his WCW race car costume.
decent on offense. Shiavonie tried to sell that
Torberg gave up
a baseball career so that he could be a wrestler.
Goldberg chant started, which always seems to happen
that nobody cares about. Zybyszco said that all the
rookies at the
Power Plant beg him to come down and work out with
realize how encouraging Larry is on commentary to
stars (as if).
Windham after a high
kick which Kendall decided not to
sell. If you're
going to job, do it with style.
Sting came out
for an interview. I know alot of people don't agree
with this but I
think Sting looks kind of cool with his Wolfpac
challenged both Bret Hart and Hollywood Hogan to a
that night on Nitro. Sting's old tag team partner
interrupted. Warrior tried to acknowledge his past
with Sting but it
was too hard to
understand what he was saying. It was positive,
weird psycho babble. The Warrior DEMANDED that Sting
allow him to
team with him against Hart & Hogan later tonight.
told Hellwig to take a flying leap since he could
grab a fellow
Wolfpac member as a partner. Sting doesn't need The
Tripper around to kill his heat.
Hogan was interviewed, along with Eric Bischoff and
Hollywood talks about
how he built wrestling I really
serious about it. While he was the star of a
Saturday morning cartoon show,
about the huge houses that were being drawn long
became a star.
Sting's challenge for
later in the
night. The Giant didn't say a word in the interview;
did come off as Hogan's flunky. A big deal was made
& The Warrior teaming for the first time in twelve
Flair drove up
United Center in a
limo and Bischoff was
them with security. The owner of the
United Center was
Horseman and he told Bischoff that the Horseman were
for the evening. Bischoff over acted in the segment,
suing everyone in sight. At least The Horseman
cool since they
out maneuvered Bischoff.
pinned Fit Finlay
wasting Wright in this "Best of Europe Feud", put
Cruiserweights. Considering the competition, being
means absolutely nothing. Wright claimed that Finlay
the career of
Alex's father, Steven Wright. Zybyszco made a couple
about the Luchadors, athletes that were twice as
Larry ever was. Wright pinned Finlay when Wright
leverage. The Bulldog confronted Wright and Finlay
Davey Boy as
well. A three way feud of guys that don't matter?
Jr., Psychosis, and Super Calo defeated La Parka,
Villano 5 when Chavo pinned Ciclope.
A collection of
super workers, some of the best Luchadors around.
Psycosis hit La
Parka with a Suicide Dive. Psycosis shined as the
star of the
six. No storyline; really just a collection of high
hit Ciclope with an incredible Backsplash Senton off
the top rope to
the floor. Chavo scored the victory over Ciclope.
Eddie Guerreroand the rest of his LwO came to the ring and
except for La Parka for the LwO. Why shouldn't The
each other? They complement each other so well and
will be even
further diminished if they aren't selling for each
It would be
their lucky day if they get to fight Stevie Ray and
At least La Parka was kept away from this mess.
came out for a solo interview. He claimed to have
Chicago sucks, which
did get a reaction.
Scott ripped on
both Buff Bagwell and his mother, which promptly
brought out Buff and
Mrs. Judy Bagwell. Buff challenged Scott to a
Mrs. Bagwell discouraged Buff from taking. After he
ripped on Mrs.
Bagwell a little more, Buff nailed him. Scott hit
with a low
blow, and dropped him throat first on the top rope.
take bumps this soon after his injury. Scott really
as an egotistical jerk although he's still a poor
Superstar Billy Graham. Hopefully this isn't another
swerve and Buff
won't rejoin the nWo again next week.
Guerrera Jr. pinned Prince Iaukai
were shown partying in the luxury box with a bunch
women. It was revealed that Bruce MacArthur, the
the arena, is
the godfather of Reid Flair. Disco Inferno then
participants in the ring, telling the crowd they
really came to
watch him dance. Funny enough and the crowd seemed
Cruiserweight Champion Kidman then joined the parade
won after hitting the Juvi Driver (Michinoku Driver)
Kevin Nash did
a solo interview. Nash acknowledged his past as a
claimed he loves to beat up drunks. He challenged
Hall to come to
the ring, announcing "Scott Hall, come on out, its
Hall came onto the rampway, doing his usual drunk
crotch chopped Nash and then took of running. Nash
off in hot
pursuit, although Nash really wasn't very fast. Hall
chauffeured limo, with Nash following closely
Chris Jericho defeated Raven via submission w/The
Heel VRS. Heel,
no tweeners here. Raven dropkicked a chair face
Jericho, but Jericho
responded by whipping Raven into a chair
hooked onto the
turnbuckle. Raven hit Drop Toe Hold on
sent him face
first into the chair (ala Scotty Riggs).
things, and wrapped Raven into The Lion Tamer. The
alot of Raven's recent losing streak and they
he hasn't been
the same since losing The Flock. Raven seems to be
set up for an
angle that will bring him up a level.
interviewed Rick Steiner. That tiresome laughing
resumed and it
was revealed to be Chuckie of ‘Child’s Play’ fame.
Chuckie ripped on both Steiner
but then singled out Rick for abuse. The bad part
the fans cheered for Chuckie. Chuckie warned Rick
not to mess
Steiner since Scott is "The lead in Chuckie's next
Although this was TOTALLY stupid, it also was kind
The guy doing the Chuckie voice really did sound
Bride of Chuckie" movie has alot more to gain from
association than WCW does.
demanded that Doug Dillinger and JJ Dillon join him
Bischoff demanded that they help him throw Flair out
United Center. They
didn't look too happy but they went along with
leather jacket was soaked with beer. Bischoff pushed
United Center security
jumped on Bischoff.
was held to the ground by almost a dozen security
stood above his body and gloated. Bischoff being
got a great pop
from the crowd. Flair then danced in the skybox, and
crowd when crazy in support of Flair. Ric Flair
being in front
of the crowd. Bischoff was escorted from the arena
the back of a
Champion Bill Goldberg defeated The Giant in a No DQ
when The Giant walked away from the ring.
The Giant wore
his Tag Team Belt to the ring and the belt looked
on The Giant's
huge frame. Shiavonie mentioned that The Giant has
over the years while forgetting to mention that The
has also gotten
much fatter over the years. Goldberg bodyslammed The
Ray entered the ring and hit Goldberg with a chair
recovered. The Giant then grabbed Goldberg and he
Goldberg. Right before the three count DDP made the
stopped the count. When Goldberg hit The Giant with
The Giant left the ring and walked backstage. The
proclaimed that DDP saved Goldberg's world
championship. It makes a
mockery of No
DQ matches to have countouts legal.
Sting and The
Warrior defeated US Champion Bret Hart & Hollywood
Hulk Hogan via disqualification
announced the participants. Hart and Hogan came to
to Hogan's entrance music. Sting and The Warrior
out alone to
their own music. This was the first Warrior match in
mess at Fall Brawl. The Bat Signal was flashing on
roof of the
arena. Tenay rattled off a million facts about Sting
association and Bobby Heenan asked Tenay in
"How do you
know all this stuff?" its not hard; its called a
your profession. Heenan used to care himself. Hart &
Sting over with the announcers trying to build
for The Warrior's return to the ring. Be careful
you wish for.
When The Warrior was finally tagged in he never took
his robe off.
What, is the Warrior not so proud of his physique
Hollywood stormed the ring, causing the DQ. The
that enables Warrior to disappear came out, but
The Warrior didn't disappear this time. Sting got
control of his
and cleaned house
villains, I doubt anybody is waiting to see The
Notes: A boring
show. Not one match I would consider above average.
The main event
featured the typical cases of outside interference.
The only really
entertaining segment was when Bischoff got arrested
while Flair danced in the skybox.
is Chris Jericho's latest message to his fans:
charting at number 43 two years ago, and number 26
year, I've been
ranked NUMBER 10 in Pro Wrestling Illustrated's top
500. The list
ranks the top 500 wrestlers every year and my dream
about 5 years
ago, was to just be listed in the darn thing. Now
number ten, so
bollocks to all who said I would never make it in
Once again, a
boatload of prayers and well wishes to referee Mark
facing some surgery and some tough times. I know
destroy this, Brian and God is with you! Godspeed
WCW for the shirts, as they're kind of slacking when
showing the commercials. Click on the JERICHO
on the front
page for details, or call 1-800-WCW-8661 and ask for
I went to the
Halloween Horror Nights at Universal studios last
and it was
pretty scary. The best part was the concert from
Kiss Army! It was a nice surprise.
I'm heading to
L.A. this week to film an episode of the Dating
I'll let you
know when its to air. The episode of Nickleodeon's
Figure It Out,
where I appear and subsequently get slimed, airs on
Oct. 19 at 6 pm
EST. Check it out!
If anyone has a
tape of the IFC Bare Knuckles World Championships,
Oster and John Beckhold, please make a copy and send
it to my PO
Box. A friend of mine is looking for it and can't
you got one, I'd appreciate your help.
Once again the
new address is PO Box 8234, Clearwater FL, 33758.
you want an
autograph, remember to send an 8X10 SAS.
The movie of
the week is Urban Legends. I haven't seen it yet,
hope to go if
SOMEONE will come with me!!!!
God bless you
and be good to one another.
From: Richard Bozeman (CoachBoze)
I am really
enjoying your newsletter since receiving it for the
week or so. I
like the issues that you choose to make public. I
would like to
send my two cents in on some issues I've seen in the
I am a fan of
professional wrestling (not a mark), and have been
about 20 years.
(since I was eight) and I am a physical education
teacher for an
elementary school in Florida. Over the past five
years, I have
noticed something. The problem is not professional
itself. Tuesday mornings have become a tradition,
talking to some
of the kids about what Sting did, or Buff's mom
yelling at him,
etc. Professional wrestling has become somewhat of a
between the students and with me. And this pertains
because they are still, on the most part, good
good Vs bad, traditional pro wrestling.
I RARELY ever
have any problems with children imitating dangerous
wrestlers use. They are educated enough to know that
training, and I never allow them to say its fake
know it isn't exactly what they see). This year,
however, I have
had a problem with young children doing crotch chops
other kids to SUCK IT. I have also have had problems
telling others they're gonna kick their ass "and
Never have I
seen such an influence on youngsters since Mighty
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. I am not having this
Many other PE teachers from around the country that
am in contact
with also have to curtail this behavior.
I believe it is
the parent's job to regulate what they watch after
10 pm, BUT
there's something the WWF does that goes against
theory. It was
stated in the newsletter that pro wrestling should
be viewed by
young children. If that's the case, consider the
shows laden with profanity
Marketing AIMED at children
SuperSoaker, Stridex, and Karate Fighters. (aimed at
adults? I don't
I enjoy Raw, I
don't exactly agree that these innuendoes belong in
wrestling, but I find some of the angles
BUT they should
not be aimed at children. No more toys bearing WWF
use that behavior. And no more shows during
with that type of behavior.
Bill Clinton and Monica Lewinsky Barbie??? Playboy/
Hustler Action figures?? I don't think so. I don't
censorship, but I do believe in responsible
the WWF is not
acting responsibly around children. If you were
a group of
children, would you do crotch chops and say, "Suck
this is adult
entertainment, then I don't think tickets should be
minors. BUT, it
looks like Mr. McMahon wants their money, also.
As far as the
Scott Hall issue goes: Yes we have seen drunks on TV
time. But as
far as I can remember, the comedic portrayal stopped
certain point. Drunk driving is not funny.
Alcoholism is not funny. People
getting drunk and acting stupid can be humorous, but
not to the
point of it being a problem. Alcoholism is a serious
issue. If WCW
decides to use
this issue and resolve it in the public eye, such as
"real-life" intervention, then it may be an
decision. Bischoff has always said he wants family
Let's see how he handles this.
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