WCW Tag Team Titles: The Steiner Brothers vs. Steve Williams & Terry Gordy, 30 Minute Iron Man Match: Rick Rude vs. Ricky Steamboat, WCW Champion Sting vs. Cactus Jack (non-title), WCW ... See full summary »
Thunderdome Match: Sting & Ric Flair vs. The Great Muta & Terry Funk, NWA U.S. Title: Lex Luger vs. Brian Pillman, NWA Tag Team Titles: The Fabulous Freebirds vs. The Dynamic Dudes, The ... See full summary »
Iron Man Singles Tournament featuring Sting, Lex Luger, The Great Muta and Ric Flair, and an Iron Man Tag Team Tournament featuring Fatu and The Samoan Savage, The Steiner Brothers, The Road Warriors and Doom.
NWA World Heavyweight Title: Ric Flair vs. Lex Luger, Bunkhouse Stampede: Junk Yard Dog vs. Steve Williams vs. Dustin Rhodes vs. Eddie Gilbert vs. Abdullah the Butcher vs. Dick Murdoch vs. ... See full summary »
The first true "supercard" in pro wrestling history, this show, held on Thanksgiving Night 1983 in Greensboro, North Carolina, USA, featured Harley Race defending the NWA World heavyweight ... See full summary »
Hulk Hogan & Brutus Beefcake vs. Randy Savage & Zeus, WWF Intercontinental Title: Rick Rude vs. The Ultimate Warrior, WWF Tag Team Titles: The Brain Busters vs. The Hart Foundation, The ... See full summary »
Michael 'P.S.' Hayes Vs The Russian Assassin #1 (W/Paul Jones)
Hayes wins with a DDT. For a match that went 15 minutes, this match was pretty mundane. The Russian Assassin's offense consisted of wear down holds that are liable to put you to sleep. Not exactly a good choice to start a show.
Sting Vs "Hacksaw" Butch Reed
In a controversial finish, Reed has Sting in a pinning predicament. The referee removes Reed's hand from the ropes, then Sting reverses it to get the pin. A brawl between the two commences afterwards with Sting getting the upper hand. We're not off to a very good start here. This wasn't much better than the opening contest. It featured too many chinlocks from Reed. When Sting was on offense, it got better.
Loser Leaves the NWA
The Midnight Express & Jim Cornette) Vs The Original Midnight Express & Paul E. Dangerously
The loser is forced to leave the NWA. The Midnight Express beat The Original Midnight Express. This was a fun match! It started off a little slow, but really picked up after a while to become a solid match. Seeing Cornette and Dangerously wrestle was amusing as well.
Rick Steiner (C) (W/Scott Steiner) Vs Mike Rotunda
Rick Steiner's shoulders were down on the mat as he applied a sleeper hold to Rotunda. Therefore, Rotunda wins the title. I didn't mind this match. There was a lot of amateur wrestling between the two that made things a bit slow at times. That being said, it wasn't anything horrible. The finish was certainly unique.
United States Championship
Barry Windham (C) Vs Lex Luger
Windham delivers a German Suplex with a bridge to get the three count. However, Luger gets his shoulder up, and gets awarded the championship. Windham is incensed and viciously assaults Luger with the title belt. I'm gonna call this match solid, simply because of the excellent psychology between the two. I wouldn't call it great, but the two delivered more often than not.
Tag Team Championship
The Road Warriors (C) (W/Paul Ellering) Vs Kevin Sullivan & 'Dr. Death' Steve Williams
The Road Warriors win in another controversial finish. Man, what's with all the finishes tonight? One or two, I don't mind, but three or four? It's a bit much. The match was pretty average anyways.
World Heavyweight Championship
Ric Flair (C) (W/Hiro Matsuda) Vs Ricky Steamboat
This is probably why you're watching this PPV. I wish IMDb didn't have a word limit so I could review the match. Steamboat wins the title with an inside cradle after a Figure Four attempt by Flair. This match is the definition of a classic. They paced themselves perfectly and turned it into a flawless match. It was just pure wrestling at it's finest with two o the best to ever lace up their boots. We also get spoiled with two more classic encounters between these two. One at Clash of the Champions, and another at Wrestlewar.
This is really a one match show. The PPV as a whole is rather forgettable. It's worth watching for Steamboat and Flair alone.
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