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WCW NITRO - September 4th, 1995

This really makes me hate what we get today from WWE and even TNA. They actually got me to WANT to know more about Scott Norton... SCOTT fucking NORTON of all people.

The back and forth between Heenan and Mongo wasn't as bad as I remember... that or I just really miss 'anything can happen' days of the mid ninties.



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Good lord, what a way to start the show - Jushin Thunder Liger!!!!



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#3 Posted on | Instant Rating: 2.55
I had forgotten how bad WCW was in this era.

Sting and Flair Relegated to a throwaway match for the US title?

Hogan telling Luger, you dont gotta wait until next week, ill put the title on the line.... next week....

Ugh

Luger demanding a title shot, sometime within 5 years??

At least heenan is, was, and always will be, entertaining.
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#4 Posted on | Instant Rating: 4.79
    Originally posted by Cerebus
    They actually got me to WANT to know more about Scott Norton... SCOTT fucking NORTON of all people.


Let's not be so quick to dismiss Norton. His match the following week with Savage was excellent, which I gave ***1/4 when I recapped it, 6 years ago. Norton was a fine worker with no gimmick, and little charisma. Booked against the right opponent, especially prior to his weight gain in 1999 or so, he could put on a fine match.

I had forgotten how bad WCW was in this era.

Oh please! Compared to watching Savio Vega on the other channel, the quality isn't even close.

Sting and Flair Relegated to a throwaway match for the US title?

Errr, no. Sting vs. Flair was always a big deal on WCW telecasts. Bischoff jam packed the opening show with big matches to show the world that WCW was a far more interesting entity than the WWF - but at the end of the day, we're going to close with Hogan, so Flair is going second from the top. I wouldn't dismiss this as any kind of throw-away, it was a big, big deal.

I won't defend Hogan or Luger's lousy mic work, that's not a product of WCW, that's a Hogan and Luger trademark.

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    Originally posted by cfgb


    I had forgotten how bad WCW was in this era.

    Oh please! Compared to watching Savio Vega on the other channel, the quality isn't even close.







WCW was horrendous in this era, but the opening Nitro was the beginning of the turning point. The World Title was actually taken out of mothballs after Hogan had only defended it once in the prior 6 months, and that was at Bash(Baywatch) at the Beach. The opening match was a precursor to the arrival of Eddie, Dean and Benoit. Now, the Dungeon of Doom crap still had to run its course (has the Yeti defrosted yet?), but this showed that WCW had a pulse, which hadn't seemed likely in the months prior.

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#6 Posted on | Instant Rating: 5.23
I can't find any information for a show that week, but here's the Raw for the following week.


    Taped 8/28/95; Canton, OH
    9/11/95 - the "season premiere," featuring a new opening in which several wrestlers, including Shawn Michaels, Bret Hart, Diesel, the Undertaker, Yokozuna, Razor Ramon, Owen Hart, Kama, Henry Godwinn, and many others were shown battling on the roof of Titan Tower; the first episode of Raw to air on Sky Sports in the United Kingdom; included a vignette promoting the debut of Goldust in which he cut a promo on the Undertaker; featured an In Your House pay-per-view update in which Todd Pettingill announced that if any of the four participants in the Diesel & Shawn Michaels vs. Owen Hart & Yokozuna triple header match tried to get themselves intentionally disqualified they would lose their championship belt and that Savio Vega would face Waylon Mercy at the show; included the announcement that Men on a Mission would battle WWF Tag Team Champions Yokozuna & Owen Hart the following week:
    Davey Boy Smith (w/ Jim Cornette) defeated Razor Ramon via disqualification at around 7:10 when the 1-2-3 Kid came off the top and accidentally splashed Razor after Ramon sustained the running powerslam from Smith; late in the match, Dean Douglas interfered after the referee had been knocked out and came off the top onto Razor, then fought off the Kid who came out and attempted to make the save, before leaving backstage; after the bout, Smith clotheslined the Kid and press slammed him throat-first across the top rope; after the commercial break, Vince McMahon conducted an in-ring interview with Razor and the Kid, with the Kid dismissing McMahon's questions about the match and instead challenged Razor to a match the following week so that Razor would finally take him seriously and give him respect; after the Kid left ringside, Razor said he was the one who made the Kid famous and said if the fans wanted the match, if McMahon wanted the match, and if the Kid wanted the match then he would accept the challenge
    The Smoking Gunns defeated Rad Radford & the Brooklyn Brawler at 2:46 when Billy pinned the Brawler with the Sidewinder
    Isaac Yankem DDS pinned Scott Taylor at 2:14 with the DDS
    WWF IC Champion Shawn Michaels pinned Psycho Sid (w/ Ted Dibiase) at around the 8-minute mark after hitting three consecutive superkicks; after the bout, Dok Hendrix interviewed Michaels and WWF World Champion Diesel backstage about the possible outcomes of the triple header match at In Your House
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#7 Posted on | Instant Rating: 8.51
    Originally posted by Mr. Boffo
    I can't find any information for a show that week
Pre-empted by the US Open.



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Thinking back to the debut of the show, did Vince try to sue WCW for use of the name Monday Nitro? I mean, it sounds incredibly close to "Monday Night Raw".



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