Now it can be told. In 1995, two wrestling companies squared off on Monday night television to compete head to head in an unprecedented confrontation. On one side, Vince McMahon, the ... See full summary »
WWF Title (Iron Man Match): Bret Hart vs. Shawn Michaels, The Undertaker vs. Diesel, Backlot Brawl: Roddy Piper vs. Goldust, The Warrior vs. Hunter Hearst Helmsley, Jake Roberts, Yokozuna &... See full summary »
Steve Austin, Chainsaw Charlie, Cactus Jack & Owen Hart vs. Triple H, Savio Vega & The New Age Outlaws, WWF Light Heavyweight Title: Taka Michinoku vs. Pantera, NWA North American Title: ... See full summary »
WWF Champion Ric Flair vs. Randy Savage, WWF IC Champion Roddy Piper vs. Bret Hart, WWF Tag Team Champions Money Inc. vs. The Natural Disasters, The Undertaker vs. Jake Roberts, The Nasty ... See full summary »
Hulk Hogan & Mr. T vs. Paul Orndorff and Roddy Piper, Intercontinental Champion Greg Valentine vs. The Junk Yard Dog, Tag Team Champions the U.S. Express vs. Nikolai Volkoff and the Iron ... See full summary »
The toughest wrestlers in the world, get together with the hottest babes in professional wrestling to bring you two hours of exciting WCW Monday night action. High flying moves, chair shots... See full summary »
The World Wrestling Federation's predecesor to "Monday Night RAW" and "Raw is War"; "WWF Prime-Time Wrestling" was a weekly two-hour program, which aired on the USA Network from 1986 to ... See full summary »
WWF Title: Steve Austin vs. Kane, Hell in a Cell: The Undertaker vs. Mankind, The sixth annual King of the Ring tournament featuring Ken Shamrock, The Rock, Jeff Jarrett & Dan Severn, WWF ... See full summary »
Obviously, people who have reviewed before are failing to recall that WWF Monday Night RAW is not the same show that is being aired today. That show is RAW IS WAR which is eventually what WWF Monday Night RAW became. The show mentioned in this entry was what originated in Manhatten back in 1993. It was aired in the same location until around September of that year. It featured such drama like Hulk Hogan returning and reuniting with Brutust "The Barber" Beefcake, Marty Jannetty coming from the crowd dressed in Street Clothes and challenging and beating Shawn Michaels for the IC Title, Sid Vicious powerbombing Shawn Michaels three times until Diesel ran in for the save and the Two Dudes With Attitudes were reunited, Shawn Michaels recieving an inziguri kick from Owen Hart and falling victim to the dreaded "post-concussion syndrome," and one of the final moments that the original RAW will be remembered for is when the late Brian Pillman pulled a gun on Steve Austin at his house in the single most recognized moment of violence in WWF history.
The show remained in this format, broadcasting in small venues and concentrating on WRESTLING from about 1993 - 1995. In 1996 the show went to larger venues and decided it'd start getting rougher and care less about wrestling and by 1997 the concept of wrestling was completely gone.
I hope I've helped shed some light onto what this show really was...a MUCH better version of the show we see today and how WWF should have stayed.
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