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[Event Review] Clash of the Champions XIV: Dixie Dynamite – 1.30.91

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Venue: Georgia Mountains Center (Gainesville, GA)
Commentators: Jim Ross & ‘The American Dream’ Dusty Rhodes

It’s the first Clash of the Champions for 1991 and WCW is bringing the goods as Ric Flair defends the WCW World Championship against Scott Steiner in the main event and, after a lengthy polka dot-filled absence, Dusty Rhodes makes his return to the company as a color commentator (and also booker).

The Lineup

  • Sting & Lex Luger vs. Doom
  • Tom Zenk (c) vs. Bobby Eaton for the WCW TELEVISION CHAMPIONSHIP
  • Tommy Rich & Allen Iron Eagle vs. The Fabulous Freebirds
  • Sid Vicious vs. Joey Maggs
  • Interview: Sid Vicious
  • Ricky Morton vs. Terry Taylor
  • Segment: Bill Apter & Sting
  • Ranger Ross vs. El Cubano
  • The Renegade Warriors vs. Arn Anderson & Barry Windham
  • Interview: Stan Hansen
  • Brian Pillman vs. Sgt. Buddy Lee Parker
  • Arm Wrestling Contest: Missy Hyatt vs. Paul E. Dangerously
  • Ric Flair (c) vs. Scott Steiner for the WCW WORLD HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP

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[TV Review] World Championship Wrestling – 1.26.91

WCW SN 1991

Commentators: Jim Ross & Paul E. Dangerously

With Main Event not airing tomorrow this week’s episode of WCW did the heavy lifting of making the final sell for this Wednesday’s Dixie Dynamite event. And sell they did with most squashes involving wrestlers that will be on that card as well as feud recaps and various interview segments. Seriously there are a lot of people on here, a staggering amount given the show only ran for two hours.

The Lineup

  • Ricky Morton vs. Rip Rogers
  • Ringside Interview: Ricky Morton
  • Sid Vicious vs. Greg Sawyer
  • Wrestling Wrap-Up w/ Gordon Solie
  • Tim Horner vs. Sheik Ali Shikar
  • Interview: Michael Wallstreet & Alexandra York
  • Michael Wallstreet vs. Scott Allen
  • Doom vs. Mike Samples & Mike Hart
  • Ringside Interview: Doom
  • Brian Pillman vs. The Cajun Predator
  • The Fabulous Freebirds vs. David Isley & John Faulkner
  • Scott Steiner vs. John Peterson
  • The Royal Family vs. Keith Hart & Larry Santo
  • Ringside Interview: Sting & Lex Luger
  • Feud Recap: Missy Hyatt vs. Paul E. Dangerously
  • Arn Anderson & Barry Windham vs. Rick Ford & Carl Robertson
  • Video: Anderson & Windham Go ‘Basic to the Basics’
  • Bobby Eaton vs. Brett Wayne
  • The Renegade Warriors vs. The State Patrol
  • Ringside Interview: Arn Anderson & Barry Windham

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[TV Review] World Championship Wrestling – 1.20.91

WCW SN 1991

Commentator: Jim Ross

WCW is on Sunday and only an hour to boot this week but they still manage to jam in a bunch of squash matches, some interview segments, and about two minutes of a promised 8-man tag team match, the rest of which is airing on Main Event. Okay then.

The Lineup

  • Tom Zenk vs. Master Blaster Blade
  • Michael Wallstreet vs. Mike Hart
  • Vignette: Paul E. Dangerously ‘Trains’ for Clash of the Champions
  • Terry Taylor vs. Dave Johnson
  • Ringside Interview: Terry Taylor
  • Doom vs. Brian Morley & Ray Diamond
  • Ringside Interview: The Fabulous Freebirds
  • The Renegade Warriors vs. Magnum Force
  • Sting, Brian Pillman, & The Steiner Brothers vs. The Four Horsemen (Partial)

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[TV Review] Worldwide – 1.19.91

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Commentators: Tony Schiavone & ‘Dirty’ Dutch Mantell

Worldwide this week is pretty much this week’s episode of Power Hour with new commentary and a new Sullivan’s Saloon. At least we have that.

The Lineup

  • Konnan vs. Chuck Coats (Power Hour – 1.19.91)
  • Big Cat & The Motor City Madman vs. Allen Iron Eagle & Greg Sawyer (Power Hour – 1.19.91)
  • Wrestling Wrap-Up w/ Gordon Solie
  • The Renegade Warriors vs. Magnum Force (Power Hour – 1.19.91)
  • Tom Zenk (c) vs. Bill Irwin for the WCW TELEVISION CHAMPIONSHIP (Power Hour – 1.19.91)
  • Sullivan’s Saloon w/ The Steiner Brothers
  • The Fabulous Freebirds vs. Reno Riggins & Italian Stallion (Power Hour – 1.19.91)
  • Terry Taylor vs. Mike Thor (Power Hour – 1.12.91)

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[TV Review] Power Hour – 1.19.91

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Commentators: Jim Ross & Paul E. Dangerously

The Television Championship is on the line this week on Power Hour as The Z-Man defends against ‘Wild’ Bill Irwin. Also on the show Konnan has his final match of this masked run, we find out the main event for Clash of the Champions, and most importantly we’re granted the presence of Magnum Force.

The Lineup

  • The Big Cat & The Motor City Madman vs. Allen Iron Eagle & Greg Sawyer
  • The Fabulous Freebirds vs. Reno Riggins & Italian Stallion
  • Wrestling News Network w/ Gordon Solie
  • The Renegade Warriors vs. Magnum Force
  • Konnan vs. Chuck Coats
  • Sid Vicious vs. Mountain Man Bailey (Pro 1.12.91)
  • Tom Zenk (c) vs. Bill Irwin for the WCW TELEVISION CHAMPIONSHIP

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[TV Review] World Championship Wrestling – 1.12.91

WCW SN 1991

Commentators: Jim Ross

This week on WCW we hear all about the big Meadowlands show, Trucker Norman tries to get revenge on Sid Vicious for making him even loopier than he already was following an attack, Konnan sorta does some lucha stuff, and Bobby Eaton puts his TV Title shot on the line in the main event against Terry Taylor.

The Lineup

  • Brian Pillman vs. Mark Kyle
  • Ricky Morton vs. Bill Irwin
  • The Renegade Warriors vs. The State Patrol
  • Post-Match Ringside Interview: The Renegade Warriors
  • Tom Zenk vs. Tom Burke
  • Post-Match Ringside Interview: Tom Zenk
  • Trucker Norman vs. Sid Vicious
  • Meadowlands Coverage: Luger/Cat, Sting/Flair
  • Konnan vs. Joe Cazana
  • Ringside Interview: Alexandra York
  • Rick Steiner vs. Jeff Sword
  • Terry Taylor vs. Bobby Eaton

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[TV Review] Pro – 1.12.91

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Commentators: Tony Schiavone & Larry Zbyszko

Television gold is on the line this week as The Z-Man defends his championship against Moondog Rex. Yes a Moondog is getting a singles title shot on WCW TV. Crazy, right? Also on the show The Danger Zone focuses on trying to put over MinotaurArn Anderson & Barry Windham promise ‘legal’ violence, and Teddy Long cuts a promo for Doom with one Doom member missing.

The Lineup

  • Brian Pillman vs. Tom Burke
  • Vignette: Windham & Anderson
  • Sid Vicious vs. Mountain Man Bailey
  • The Danger Zone w/ Paul E. Dangerously & Minotaur
  • The Renegade Warriors vs. Jeff Sword & Mark Kyle
  • The Brickhouse Bonus
  • Tom Zenk (c) vs. Moondog Rex for the WCW TELEVISION CHAMPIONSHIP
  • Konnan vs. Barry Horowitz
  • Promo: Teddy Long & Ron Simmons
  • Michael Wallstreet vs. Scotty Williams

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[TV Review] World Championship Wrestling – 1.5.91

WCW SN 1991

Commentators: Jim Ross & Bob Caudle

Before it was called Saturday Night the flagship show of World Championship Wrestling was simply known as…World Championship Wrestling. This changes soon enough during 1991 so I’m going to still tag it as Saturday Night on the website. The feud between Terry Taylor and Arn Anderson reaches its conclusion this week as the two face off once again, but this time there will supposedly be a clear and distinct winner. The Z-Man also makes his first defense of the Television Title against a…masked gimmick character from the Buddy Rogers era. WCW rules, man.

The Lineup

  • Sid Vicious vs. Pablo Crenshaw
  • Brian Pillman vs. Rip Rogers
  • Bobby Eaton vs. Reno Riggins
  • The Renegade Warriors vs. Ed Brock & Chuck Coats
  • Minotaur vs. Mountain Man Bailey
  • Lex Luger vs. Mike Samples
  • Michael Wallstreet vs. Greg(g) Sawyer
  • Tom Zenk (c) vs. Dr. X for the WCW World Television Championship
  • The Fabulous Freebirds vs. Keith Hart & Jamie McKinnon
  • WCW Classics w/ Gordon Solie
  • Terry Taylor vs. Arn Anderson
  • JR Interviews Lawrence Taylor
  • Tim Horner vs. George South

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