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[TV Rundown] ‘World Championship Wrestling’ 4.13.91 – Pillman vs. Flair, Rhodes vs. Zbyszko

COMMENTATORS: Jim Ross & Paul E. Dangerously

Brian Pillman continues his crusade against The Horsemen this week on World Championship Wrestling, taking on its leader “Nature Boy” Ric Flair. Also on the show Dustin Rhodes takes on Larry Zbyszko, Gordon Solie announces some SuperBrawl matches, and much more!

CHAMPIONS

  • WCW WORLD HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPION: “The Nature Boy” Ric Flair (?)
  • WCW UNITED STATES HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPION: “The Total Package” Lex Luger
  • WCW WORLD TELEVISION CHAMPION: “The Enforcer” Arn Anderson
  • WCW WORLD TAG TEAM CHAMPIONS: The Steiner Brothers (Rick & Scott Steiner)
  • WCW UNITED STATES TAG TEAM CHAMPIONS: Vacant
  • WCW WORLD SIX MAN TAG TEAM CHAMPIONS: Ricky Morton, “Wildfire” Tommy Rich, & The Junkyard Dog

LINEUP

  • The Steiner Brothers vs. Don Allen & Lou Fabiano
  • The One Man Gang vs. Rick Hardrock
  • Big Van Vader vs. Mark Kyle
  • RINGSIDE INTERVIEW: Missy Hyatt w/ Big Van Vader
  • Bobby Eaton vs. Pat Rose
  • SUPERBRAWL CONTROL CENTER w/ Gordon Solie
  • The Fabulous Freebirds vs. Dave Johnson & Terry Bronson
  • Terrance Taylor vs. Tim Parker
  • Dustin Rhodes vs. Larry Zbyszko (**1/4)
  • FEUD RECAP: Lex Luger vs. Nikita Koloff
  • THE DANGER ZONE: Paul E. Dangerously w/ Arn Anderson
  • Barry Windham vs. Tommy Angel
  • Brian Pillman vs. Ric Flair (***1/2)

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[TV Review] Worldwide – 2.23.91

Commentators: Tony Schiavone & Gordon Solie

It’s the shortest month of the year and WCW will have managed to squeeze in FIVE Z-Man/Terry Taylor matches by the end of it. Crazy. Worldwide this week is pretty killer otherwise though with The Lightning Express taking on Arn Anderson & Barry Windham in the main event plus a handicap match between El Gigante and The State Patrol and a War Games warm-up for Sting, Brian Pillman, and The Steiner Brothers.

The Lineup

  • Tom Zenk vs. Terry Taylor
  • Ringside Interview: Ric Flair
  • Handicap Match: El Gigante vs. The State Patrol
  • Sting, Brian Pillman, & The Steiner Brothers vs. Rip Rogers, Jeff Stone, & Magnum Force
  • Michael Hayes vs. Terry Bronson
  • Sid Vicious vs. Rick Hardrock
  • The Lightning Express vs. Arn Anderson & Barry Windham

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[TV Review] World Championship Wrestling – 2.2.91

WCW SN 1991

Commentators: Jim Ross & Bob Caudle

This week’s World Championship Wrestling does some building towards WrestleWar later in the month while also building for a match between Ric Flair and El Gigante. Who actually wants to see that match, raise your hands. Put your hands down, liar.

The Lineup

  • Ricky Morton, Tommy Rich, & Junkyard Dog vs. Rip Rogers, Steve Stax, & Jeff Hendrick
  • Lex Luger vs. Lou Fabiano
  • Ringside Interview: Ric Flair
  • Terry Taylor vs. Dave Diamond
  • The Steiner Brothers vs. Paul Lee & Ray Hammer
  • Segment: Wrestling Wrap-Up w/ Gordon Solie
  • The Lightning Express vs. Arn Anderson & Barry Windham
  • Ringside Interview: Doom
  • The Fabulous Freebirds vs. Rick Hardrock & Reno Riggins
  • Sid Vicious vs. Phillip Parrish
  • Ringside Interview: Brian Pillman
  • Bobby Eaton vs. Tim Parker
  • Ringside Interview: El Gigante

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[TV Review] Main Event – 1.13.91

WCW Main Event

Commentators: Jim Ross & Missy Hyatt

Reigning World Tag Team Champions Doom are in action this week, taking on the team of Allen Iron Eagle & Tim Horner. Also on the show we look back to the big Meadowlands event that resulted in a new World Champion and Paul E. Dangerously tries to sell everyone on this Arm Wrestling match nonsense he’s got going on at Clash of the Champions.

The Lineup:

  • Tom Zenk vs. Rick Hardrock
  • Bobby Eaton vs. Jeff Gamble
  • The Danger Zone w/ Paul E. Dangerously
  • Ricky Morton & Tommy Rich vs. Rip Rogers & Jeff Sword
  • Tracy Smothers & Brad Armstrong vs. Jeff Stone & Rob Morgan
  • Dutch Mantell vs. Todd Brewer
  • Tim Horner & Allen Iron Eagle vs. Doom
  • Meadowlands Report: Luger/Big Cat, Sting/Flair

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[TV Review] Power Hour – 1.5.91

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Commentators: Jim Ross & Paul E. Dangerously

1991 kicks off with some leftover footage from 1990 as the now disbanded team of Brian Pillman & The Z-Man are in action. Plus in the main event Ricky Morton takes on longtime enemy Bobby Eaton in singles action.

The Lineup

  • Flyin’ Brian & The Z-Man vs. Ed Brock & Joe Cazana
  • The Fabulous Freebirds vs. Tommy Angel & Rob Morgan
  • Rick Steiner vs. Chuck Coats
  • Wrestling News Network w/ Gordon Solie
  • Terry Taylor vs. Brian Carr
  • Michael Wallstreet vs. Rick Hardrock
  • Sid Vicious vs. Dave Perry
  • Ricky Morton vs. Bobby Eaton

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