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Tony Schiavone Tony Schiavone ...  Tony Schiavone / ... 283 episodes, 1995-2001
Bam Bam Bigelow Bam Bam Bigelow ...  Bam Bam Bigelow 120 episodes, 1998-2001
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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, cat fights - WCW Nitro has it all. Written by Hollywood.

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Release Date:

4 September 1995 (USA) See more »

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Monday Nitro See more »

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Atlanta, Georgia, USA See more »

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Trivia

For a while, this show was shown Monday nights live opposite bitter competition from taped events of WWE Raw (1993). "Nitro" took advantage of this with its announcement of the hiring of former wrestler Rick Rude, whose scripted role was like a manager. Rude debuted live on "Nitro" while, during that exact moment, he appeared during a taped "Raw" telecast. See more »

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Sid Vicious: I'm the master and the ruler of the world!
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Edited into WWE: The Very Best of WCW Monday Nitro, Vol. 2 (2013) See more »

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American Made
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Nitro By Name, Nitro By Nature
26 June 2002 | by Big Movie FanSee all my reviews

WCW Monday Nitro made it's debut in September 1995 and ran until March 2001-that's almost six years of top notch action. Along with the WWF's Monday Night Raw, Nitro was a brilliant programme.

Along the way we had the big guns such as Hulk Hogan, Sting and Ric Flair but the great thing about Nitro was the way it highlighted some of the undercard wrestlers such as Billy Kidman and Rey Mysterio Jr.

Nitro was a very unpredictable programme for a long while. In one edition Lex Luger made a surprise return to WCW after wrestling in the WWF 24 hours earlier. You never knew what would happen on Nitro-anybody could show up, friendships could be broken up and throughout the series there were some wild brawls.

I strongly recommend tracking down old WCW Nitro tapes particularly from the 1996-1998 era.


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