Issue # 299
Monday September 6th, 1999 9:21 pm
The Wrestling Booking Sheet
Hot on the heels of
Fritz Capp & Blake Norton outlining their own
versions of Nitro, the
Booking Sheet has been bombarded with versions
written by our
readers. Just about all of them have a nugget of
brilliance, and we
will be bringing as many as possible to the
newsletter over the
Unfortunately, we just
don't have the space to print most of them.
Here's the criteria
that does get one printed over another: first of
all (and obviously)
a booking plan already
printed won't get you far; using spell check and
proofreading your work
helps as well. The shorter your booking, the
better. If I get two
bookings of the exact same quality, the shorter
one will always be
WCW MONDAY NITRO, LIVE
By Rick Phelps (wrestleric)
WCW Nitro began its
fifth year by discussing the lack of trust between
wrestlers in WCW.
--Bret Hart made an in
ring appearance. The "Hitman" said that he could
not make up his mind
on anything, including wrestling full time on the
circuit, unless he
could wrestle Hulk Hogan. Bret said that he would
not comeback unless he
did get that one wish.
brought out the Nitro girls to promote the search for
the new Nitro girls.
Two of the finalists were shown dancing and then
introduced to the
crowd. It was announced that the way to vote was to
log on to WCW.COM.
Lodi w/Lenny versus Evan
At the beginning of
the match, a fan was taken away by security who was
hitting Lenny on the
back of the head with a sign (that said
rules). Vampiro and
the ICP made their way to the ring, which
who fell to a DDT by
Lodi via pinfall
interviewed Hulk Hogan. The Hulkster said he did not know
what Randy Savage was
doing in his dressing room. He said that he
didn't know if Macho
needed a chaperone or career advice. Hogan then
said that he does not
know what Lex Luger's agenda is, but he needs to
stay out of his face
because it is between him and Sting. He also said
that he was going to
be involved in the six man tag team steel cage
match later in the
--Tony Schiavone read
a note from WCW telling fans to tune into Nitro
next week for a chance
to win one million dollars.
Al Greene versus Barry
A man playing a piano
set the background for Sid Vicious, who disposed
of both men.
Winner: No Contest
--Curt Hennig was in
the back explaining to the
Windham brothers that
they would seek
revenge against Harlem Heat at Fall Brawl since they
put Bobby Duncum Jr.
out of commission. Vincent then entered the room
(wearing a vest and
cowboy hat) saying that he was the biggest redneck
around and wanted to
join the Rednecks. Hennig told Vincent that they
would give him the
opportunity later in the night.
interviewed Harlem Heat. Stevie Ray and Booker T said that
they had a score to
settle with the West Texas Rednecks and would
become the nine time
tag team champions at Fall Brawl.
--Sting and Lex Luger
were walking down the hall discussing the events
of last week. They
both walked into the dressing room to see Bret Hart
talking to Hulk Hogan.
Sting told Hogan that he wanted five minutes of
his time. Hogan told
Sting that he was sick of his crap and that he
had his five minutes.
The lights then went out and there was some kind
of ruckus going on in
the dressing room. After the commercial break,
the lights came back
up and Sting had been knocked out. Hogan and
Luger were blaming
--The rules of the
battle royal were stated. The first four men thrown
over the top would be
eliminated. The next six men will wrestle each
other in singles
matches later in the evening. The last two men would
also wrestle later in
the evening with the winner receiving a world
title shot next Monday
The competitors were
Hugh Morrus, Jerry Flynn, Barbarian, Brian Knobbs,
Vincent, Barry and
Kendall Windham, Chris Benoit, Shane Douglas, Dean
Malenko, and Perry
Saturn. (Curt Hennig was also slated to be part of
this Battle Royal, but
did not compete.) Order of elimination: Brian
Barbarian, Kendall Windham, Shane Douglas, Barry
Windham, Jerry Flynn,
Perry Saturn, Hugh Morrus.
Winners: Chris Benoit
and Dean Malenko (Face each other later in the
--Clips from the
"infomercial" Cat-Bo was aired.
Johnny Swinger versus
Vampiro and ICP
attacked Swinger, allowing the Prince to cover for the
win. Again, Vampiro
told Iaukea "you owe me."
Winner: Prince Iaukea
--A video was shown of
Buff Bagwell at an autograph session earlier in
the day. Berlyn
approached, said something in German and walked away.
Buff jumped over the
table but was held back by security.
Buff Bagwell versus
Steve Regal w/Dave
Bagwell put down the
Englishman with his patented Blockbuster. Buff
then told the crowd
that at Fall Brawl, Berlyn would not only be facing
him, but also the
United States of America.
Winner: Buff Bagwell
Guerrera/Psychosis versus Kidman/Eddie Guerrero/Chavo
Guerrero Jr. Eddie won
this match for his team by pinning Psychosis
frog splash as Vampiro
and the ICP watched from the rampway. On a side
there was some
friction between Chavo and Kidman during the match.
Guerrero/Chavo Guerrero Jr./Kidman via pinfall
Kendall Windham versus
Shane Douglas *Battle Royal Loser Match*
Curt Hennig was
attacked by the Harlem Heat after he hit Shane Douglas
while the referee had
is back turned. Stevie Ray hit
the eyes with the slap
Douglas to hit the Pittsburgh
Plunge for the win.
Winner: Shane Douglas
Jerry Flynn w/Jimmy
Hart versus Barry Windham w/Vincent
*Battle Royal Loser
After being hit by
Vincent on the outside, Flynn walked back into the
ring and a DDT
courtesy of Barry Windham.
Winner: Barry Windham
interviewed Berlyn. Through is translator, the "German
Machine" said that
Americans should learn how to speak German. He
continued to verbally
America and its ways and said
that he would
destroy Bagwell at
Fall Brawl to kill the myth that
America is the
leader of the world.
Hugh Morrus w/Jimmy
Hart versus Perry Saturn
*Battle Royal Loser
Saturn took one for
the Revolution with the "Rings of Saturn."
Winner: Saturn via
Chris Benoit versus
The United States
champion and his Revolution brother met in this match
to determine which man
would receive a world title's shot next week on
Nitro. Sid stopped
that notion when he interfered and attacked both
men. Benoit cleared
Sid from the ring.
Winner: No Contest
Steiner/Diamond Dallas Page versus HulkHogan/Goldberg
Hogan was attacked
early in the cage while Goldberg was making his
entrance to the ring.
On his way into the cage, he was attacked by the
Triad and thrown into
the cage and then into the ring. Sting then made
his way to the ring,
despite Luger trying to stop him. Hogan won the
match for his team
after hitting Page with his patented leg drop.
Luger then jumped in
the ring, screaming at Sting for helping Hogan.
Sting told Luger to
get off of his case. When the Stinger turned his
back, Luger punched
him. Sting retaliated by attacking Luger as the
cameras went off the
Hogan/Goldberg/Sting via pinfall
brothers (Lenny and
Lodi) are getting on my
have both proven that
they have talent.....they need to show it instead
of being concerned
with moronic signs and blow pops.
--What is up with
Juvi......he dressed exactly like Kidman tonight.
--This thing with Sid
is annoying. Benoit and Malenko were wrestling
in arguably one of the
best matches of the night, and he steps in.
-- In case no one
noticed, the bell rang prematurely in the main event.
What I am saying is
that the bell rang before Hogan got the three
count on Page.
--This Nitro was
almost perfect.......and then they showed that
time wasting Cat-Bo commercial.
WCW House Show Results
from Albany, Georgia - September 5, 1999
Reported by Joe De
Leon & Cager:
- C. Palumbo over
- Triple A defeated
- Prince Iaukea and
Blitzkrieg defeated Chris Adams and Lash LeRoux.
- The Insane Clown
Posse defeated Lenny and Lodi.
- Disco Inferno
- Perry Saturn
defeated Eddie Guerrero.
- Harlem Heat defeated
Bam Bam Bigelow and Diamond Dallas Page.
- Goldberg defeated
Rick Steiner in a non-title match.
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The Hardcore Truth
By Josh Hewitt (San316born)
It is the reason of
every problem people have today--racism, sexism,
persecution all stem from its influence. It
values, it harms our freedom, it spits upon the memory
of the soldiers who
died for our freedoms, and it says dirty words at
their funerals. It has
knocked the space time continum out of whack so
that, in a matter of
days, we will all be transported back to 2000 BC.
What am I talking
about? What has caused so much strife? Well, I'll
tell you. Two little
Or at least you'd
think so, reading Madspector's letter in issue #298.
He seems to be on a
crusade against "storylines" that most people
reserve for teen
movies. (hey, I wanted to see some people die for
"She's All That").
Once again, I saw a
wrestling "purist" take the stage, and command the
little ones who came
into the sport thanks to Austin to go home, get a
life, and stop
pretending that they are wrestling fans. He (and I use
the term he here,
because I'm a sexist pig) then punctuates his column
with examples of story
lines, and why they are stupid. Wrestling is
not a soap opera. its
But, now let's look
logically at this. Is the term "Sports
Entertainment" a bad
one? Well, first of all, let's define the two
words. Sports are
athletic conflicts between two people or teams in an
system. Definately, wrestling is that.
something that people find entertaining. Here again,
wrestling fits the
bill. BUT, really and truthfully, the Superbowl
fits the bill. I'm
entertained greatly by Hockey and Football, so
wouldn't that be
Okay, then I took a
look at the story lines, and how they differ from
an angle. The only
clear difference I saw was the length of time they
possess. Now, why is
an angle good, but when it goes on its bad? Can
someone give me a time
when it turns bad? One show? Two shows? Then,
in his list of
storylines, Madspector brings in a character (Debra)
rather than a story
line. This would be like saying "I hate stupid
horror movies. They're
plots are retarded. Especially FrEddie ".
Now, are the
storylines and stuff of wrestling bad? I don't think so.
If wrestling catered
to the ideas of Madspector, well, as SamJerry
pointed out not too
many issues ago when dealing with the marketability
of WCW, it'd
disappear. Maybe "pure" wrestling is an art form, but
its a thing of the
past. And, I like it that way.
Life is much more
enjoyable with Debra in it, as well as storylines,
because angles might
make you like the show, but storylines will keep
you turning back. They
sell tickets with storylines, they sell ppv's
with storylines, and
that brings more money in, gets better atheletes
and gives us, the
fans, better matches. Wrestling isn't a soap
opera, its a business,
and right now, its doing what it needs to
survive and prosper.
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The staff of The
Wrestling Booking Sheet
Columnist: Rick Phelps
Columnist: Josh Hewitt
Columnist: Tom Misnik
Columnist: Nate Pelley
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