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[TV Review] World Championship Wrestling – 4.6.91

Commentators: Jim Ross & Paul E. Dangerously

This week on World Championship Wrestling Sting and El Gigante team up to face Arn Anderson & Sid Vicious, The One Man Gang makes an example out of The Junkyard Dog, Bobby Eaton & Tom Zenk face Terrance Taylor & Larry Zbyszko and much more!

CHAMPION ROLL-CALL

  • 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

THE LINEUP

  • CLIP: The Luger/Koloff Brawl (WCW – 3.30.91)
  • Ric Flair vs. Joey Maggs
  • INTERVIEW STAGE: Ric Flair
  • Barry Windham vs. Joe Barrett
  • Brian Pillman vs. Mike Thor
  • PROMO: Grizzly Smith discusses the United States Tag Team Title situation
  • The Young Pistols vs. Terry Bronson & Tom Burke
  • The Junkyard Dog vs. Rick Stockhauser
  • SEGMENT: Wrestling Wrap-Up w/ Gordon Solie
  • Dustin Rhodes & Ricky Morton vs. The State Patrol
  • INTERVIEW: Alexandra York & Mr. Hughes
  • Bobby Eaton & Tom Zenk vs. Terrance Taylor & Larry Zbyszko (**1/4)
  • The Steiner Brothers vs. Joe Cazana & Mark Kyle
  • HANICAP MATCH: Nikita Koloff vs. Dave Diamond & Jim Boss
  • RINGSIDE INTERVIEW: Nikita Koloff
  • One Man Gang vs. Larry Santo
  • THE DANGER ZONE: Ron Simmons
  • Sting & El Gigante vs. Arn Anderson & Sid Vicious (*)

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[TV Review] Main Event – 2.10.91

Commentators: Jim Ross & Missy Hyatt

This week on Main Event Doom takes on Diamond Dallas Page’s mystery team and Terry Taylor meets Tom Zenk in a rematch from last week.

The Lineup

  • Doom vs. Diamond Dallas Page’s Mystery Team
  • Tommy Rich vs. Tom Burke
  • Sid Vicious vs. Brian Worley (Worldwide – 1.26.91)
  • In-Ring Segment: The Danger Zone w/ Paul E. Dangerously
  • Tom Zenk vs. Terry Taylor

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[TV Review] Pro – 2.9.91

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Commentators: Tony Schiavone & Larry Zbyszko

Pro this week focuses on the Ric Flair/El Gigante feud as Gigante guests on Sullivan’s Saloon and later confronts the man himself inside the squared circle. Also on the show Sting is in action taking on the other Nature Boy (wait no not that one either, the other other one) and Sid Vicious puts another jobber on a stretcher.

The Lineup

  • Ron Simmons vs. Rick Cannon
  • Sid Vicious vs. ???
  • Segment: Sullivan’s Saloon
  • The Junkyard Dog vs. Tom Burke
  • Tom Zenk (c) vs. Arn Anderson for the WCW WORLD TELEVISION CHAMPIONSHIP (Worldwide – 2.2.91)
  • Sting vs. Buddy Landell
  • Ringside Interview: David Sierra, El Gigante’s interpreter
  • Terry Taylor & The Lightning Express vs. Rip Rogers, Kevin Nash, & Pat Rose

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[TV Review] World Championship Wrestling – 1.12.91

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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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