‘WCW GREAT AMERICAN BASH 1996’ Recap + Review – Hall & Nash, Mysterio’s Debut, Giant vs. Luger

DATE: June 16, 1996
VENUE: Baltimore Arena (Baltimore, MD)
COMMENTATORS: Tony Schiavone & “The American Dream” Dusty Rhodes
VIEWING METHOD: Peacock

Great American Bash 1996 features a tag team match pitting wrestling vs. football as Ric Flair & Arn Anderson of The Four Horsemen (joined by special advisor Bobby “The Brain” Heenan) take on the NFL’s Kevin Greene and Steve “Mongo” McMichael (coached by “Macho Man” Randy Savage). The World Championship is also on the line as The Giant defends against Lex Luger, a man looking to hold THREE championships at once.

OH RIGHT Scott Hall & Kevin Nash are also here to continue their “Hostile Takeover” of WCW, which may or may not come to a head next month at Bash of the Beach with one of the biggest moments in professional wrestling history. Almost forgot.

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‘WCW THE GREAT AMERICAN BASH 1995’ Recap + Review – Savage vs. Flair, Sting vs. Meng, Hacksaw vs. Pitbull

DATE: June 18, 1995
VENUE: Hara Arena (Dayton, OH)
COMMENTATORS: Tony Schiavone & Bobby “The Brain” Heenan
VIEWING METHOD: Peacock

The Great American Bash returns to the WCW PPV lineup with this 1995 edition, headlined by the blood feud between Randy Savage and Ric Flair. A new United States Heavyweight Champion is also crowned as Sting & Meng battle waddle for the vacant wacant title witle, and Arn Anderson defends the World Television Title against The Renegade.

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‘WCW CHI-TOWN RUMBLE 1989’ Recap + Review – Flair vs. Steamboat, Luger vs. Windham, Loser Leaves NWA

DATE: February 20, 1989
VENUE: UIC Pavilion (Chicago, IL)
COMMENTATORS: Jim Ross & Magnum T.A.
VIEWING METHOD: Peacock

Chi-Town Rumble 1989 features a legendary World Championship match as Ric Flair defends against Ricky “The Dragon” Steamboat in the main event. Also on the show The Road Warriors defend the World Tag Team Championship against The Varsity Club, Lex Luger defends the U.S. Championship against Barry Windham, and Jim Cornette teams with his Midnight Express to take on Paul E. Dangerously and the Original Midnight Express in a Loser Leaves the NWA Match.

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‘MLW INTIMIDATION GAMES 2022’ Results + Review – Hammerstone vs. Fatu vs. Krugger, Microman in Trios Action

VENUE: Gilley’s (Dallas, TX)
COMMENTATORS: Rich Bocchini & Joe Dombrowski

Alexander Hammerstone makes his biggest World Heavyweight Championship defense so far as he battles his two biggest rivals, Jacob Fatu and Mads Krugger, in a triple threat match. Microman also returns to Dallas, teaming with Aramis and KC Navarro against Arez, Mini Abismo Negro, and Gino Medina in trios action.

CHAMPIONS

  • MLW WORLD HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPION: Alexander Hammerstone
  • MLW WORLD MIDDLEWEIGHT CHAMPION: “The Young GOAT” Myron Reed
  • MLW NATIONAL OPENWEIGHT CHAMPION: Alex Kane
  • MLW WORLD TAG TEAM CHAMPIONS: Hustle & Power (Calvin Tankman & “The Judge” EJ Nduka)

LINEUP

  • Microman, KC Navarro, & Aramis vs. Arez, Mini Abismo Negro, & Gino Medina
  • Alexander Hammerstone [c] vs. Jacob Fatu vs. Mads Krugger for the MLW WORLD HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP

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‘NXT LEVEL UP’ 04.29.2022 Results + Review – Arianna Grace Debuts, Andre Chase vs. Quincy Elliott, Damon Kemp vs. Dante Chen

COMMENTATORS: Sudu Shah & Nigel McGuinness

NXT Level Up this week features the in-ring debut of Arianna Grace, plus Damon Kemp and Andre Chase in action.

CHAMPIONS

  • NXT CHAMPION: Bron Breakker
  • NXT WOMEN’S CHAMPION: Mandy Rose
  • NXT NORTH AMERICAN CHAMPION: Cameron Grimes
  • NXT TAG TEAM CHAMPIONS: Pretty Deadly (Kit Wilson & Elton Prince)
  • NXT WOMEN’S TAG TEAM CHAMPIONS: Toxic Attraction (Gigi Dolin & Jacy Jayne)

LINEUP

  • Damon Kemp vs. Dante Chen
  • Arianna Grace vs. Amari Miller
  • Andre Chase vs. Quincy Elliott

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‘NXT’ 04.26.2022 Results + Review – Spring Breakin’ Buildin’, Lyons/Legend II, Viking Raiders in Action

COMMENTATORS: Vic Joseph & Wade Barrett

This week’s NXT features a six-person tag team match, a rematch between Nikkita Lyons and Lash Legend, and much more heading into next week’s Spring Breakin’ special.

CHAMPIONS

  • NXT CHAMPION: Bron Breakker
  • NXT WOMEN’S CHAMPION: Mandy Rose
  • NXT NORTH AMERICAN CHAMPION: Cameron Grimes
  • NXT TAG TEAM CHAMPIONS: Pretty Deadly (Kit Wilson & Elton Prince)
  • NXT WOMEN’S TAG TEAM CHAMPIONS: Toxic Attraction (Gigi Dolin & Jacy Jayne)

LINEUP

  • Nikkita Lyons vs. Lash Legend
  • Tony D’Angelo vs. Von Wagner
  • Josh Briggs & Fallon Henley vs. Legado del Fantasma
  • Solo Sikoa vs. Trick Williams
  • Viking Raiders vs. Edris Enofe & Malik Blade
  • Roxanne Perez vs. Mandy Rose

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‘IMPACT WRESTLING REBELLION 2022’ Results + Notes – Moose vs. Alexander, 8-Team Gauntlet, Miguel vs. Bailey vs. Austin

DATE: April 23, 2022
VENUE: MJN Center (Poughkeepsie, NY)
COMMENTATORS: Tom Hannifan & Matthew Rehwoldt

Josh Alexander’s six month journey back to the World Championship comes to a head at Rebellion as he challenges Moose for the top prize in Impact Wrestling. Also on the show Violent By Design defends the Tag Team Championship in an eight-team elimination match, JONAH locks horns with Tomohiro Ishii, and much much more.

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‘NXT LEVEL UP’ 04.22.2022 Results + Review – Bodhi vs. Dante, Henley vs. Hail, Enofe & Blade vs. Elliott & Griffin

COMMENTATORS: Sudu Shah & Matt Camp
VIEWING METHOD: Hulu (On Demand)

This week’s NXT Level Up features three matches:

  • Edris Enofe & Malik Blade vs. Quincy Elliott & the debuting Damaris Griffin
  • Fallon Henley vs. Thea Hail
  • Chase U’s prized student Bodhi Hayward vs. Dante Chen

CHAMPIONS

  • NXT CHAMPION: Bron Breakker
  • NXT WOMEN’S CHAMPION: Mandy Rose
  • NXT NORTH AMERICAN CHAMPION: Cameron Grimes
  • NXT TAG TEAM CHAMPIONS: Pretty Deadly (Kit Wilson & Elton Prince)
  • NXT WOMEN’S TAG TEAM CHAMPIONS: Toxic Attraction (Gigi Dolin & Jacy Jayne)

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‘AEW RAMPAGE’ 04.22.2022 – Cargill vs. Shafir, Kingston vs. Garcia, Cole vs. Ishii, HOOK SPEAKS

COMMENTATORS: Excalibur, Taz, & “Absolute” Ricky Starks

On this episode of AEW Rampage:

  • Adam Cole battles Tomohiro Ishii in an Owen Hart Qualifying Match
  • Jade Cargill searches for her 30th win as she defends the TBS Championship against Marina Shafir
  • Eddie Kingston fights Daniel Garcia with everyone banned from ringside
  • HOOK speaks!

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‘AEW DYNAMITE’ 04.20.2022 Recap + Review – Coffin Match, Punk vs. Dustin, Britt Baker Returns, Big Tony Khan Announcement

VENUE: Petersen Events Center (Pittsburgh, PA)
COMMENTATORS: Jim Ross, Tony Schiavone, & Excalibur

This week on AEW Dynamite:

  • Darby Allin takes his war with Andrade El Idolo to the next level: a Coffin Match
  • CM Punk answers the challenge of “The Natural” Dustin Rhodes
  • Wardlow returns to action against MJF’s handpicked opponent The Butcher
  • HOOK makes his Dynamite debut
  • Dr. Britt Baker, DMD wrestles her first match since losing the Women’s Championship, returning to Brittsburgh to take on Danielle Kamela in an Owen Hart Foundation Women’s Tournament qualifying match
  • Tony Khan makes a huge announcement

Hit the jump to get caught up!

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