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1st Match: Johnny B. Badd vs Lord Steven Regal, WCW World TV Championship. A lengthy match to start the show, it still surprises me how Badd hasn't won a title yet, because he's hotter than the sun. Rating: 3/5
2nd Match: Vader vs "Totally Not The Big Bossman". OK so Bossman's real ring name is "Guardian Angel", but like hell am I calling him that. There are some wrestler names that are so ridiculous, I'll just stick with other ones I know. I'm pretty sure this gimmick won't last long, but the match ending in a DQ is pretty cheap. Rating: 2.5/5
3rd Match: Terry Funk and Bunkhouse Buck vs Dustin Rhodes and Arn Anderson. The match isn't much, but Arn turning on Dustin was really surprising, I didn't see it coming at all. It's watchable, but that's about it. Rating: 3/5
4th Match: Steve Austin vs Ricky Steamboat, WCW US Heavyweight Championship. This is the match of the night, both guys give it everything they got. Austin realizes he can't beat Steamboat in a fair fight, so he does what any desperate man would do, cheat. He tries to get DQ, he tries to get a count out, and he uses the ropes to steal the match. A serious "Match of the Year" candidate. Rating: 5/5
5th Match: Pretty Wonderful vs Cactus Jack and Kevin Sullivan, WCW Tag Team Championships. This match is about 7 minutes longer than it should be, I'm guessing because there was still an hour left and only two matches remaining. The match just drags on and on, with nothing substantial happening. Not even the crowds interested. Rating: 1.5/5
6th Match: Ric Flair vs Hulk Hogan, WCW Heavyweight Championship. Talk about a dream match. How WWF didn't capitalize on this when they had a chance is mind-boggling. The crowd is nuclear hot for this, it reminds me of Hogan/Rock at Wrestlemania X8. Maybe not a fantastic match from a technical stand-point, but the crowd combined with Hogan and Flair's personas give the match the edge it needs. Rating: 4.5/5
Final Rating: 7 out of 10. While some of the matches are just OK, Austin/Steamboat and Flair/Hogan are fantastic. The only huge flaw the show had was the tag title match, but if you skip that the rest of the PPV shines.
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