That noted, I'll be covering for Wade this week as he is in the midst of moving for the 78,145th time (Aldo's got the inside scoop). That's probably just an excuse to get out of having to watch Nitro tonight. Next week he'll be on his way to Russia or something. *grin*
I'd slap in a few letters to respond to but I'm just a DDT Digest occasional who steps up to bat when the regulars aren't available. Suffice it to say, I know my role. Not that I have a problem with it! I just don't have the time to do these things every week. I like my sanity the way it is, too. I'd also talk about the colossal bust that was SuperBrawl 2000 but I already turned in an arena report last night (yes, I admit it, I was there). If you haven't checked that out yet, click right here and the magic of the Internet will whisk you away to Xavier Doom's report, with my stuff tacked on at the end.
I'm still stewing over WCW giving the Cruiserweight belt to TAFKAPI. Could there be anyone out there who deserves it less? Let me know. Bet he at least made Lil' Naitch go "Whoooo!" when he felt him up.
Reported: Tony Fettuccini..er, Spaghetti..er, Marinara has been dumped by WCW. Adios, muchacho. You sucked while you were here. Nobody cared. Now if WCW can follow that trend with about half a dozen more people just to begin with. . .
The latest on the condition of Scott Hall may be found at the end of this report. It was reported that Big Al was injured in the fall he took last night and had a bit of trouble supporting himself in back.
Opinion: I was chatting with my cousin and his friend on the way home from the show last night and the only good thing we could think of in WCW right now was Sting's return. Then, we hit the wall (not The Wall, mind you). If anyone else out there can think of something else that's good, let me know.
Pre-show commentary by Aldo: I guess being someone's bitch in prison is a lesser evil than covering Thunder.
Having covered Thunder once, I can sympathize. Even still, the show I got at the time wasn't bad. I'd say being someone's bitch in prison is a lesser evil than having paid for SuperDud 2000, either to watch it on TV or be there in person.
At least they've cut Nitro back to two hours. That's one more hour of my life each week that I get to keep. Oh, by the by, this is my first covering of Nitro. Sympathy cards, letters, monetary donations, etc. will be gladly accepted. Especially monetary donations. Anyway, without further ado, on to the, er, show.
More on Scott Hall, as reported by Dave Meltzer at http://www.wrestlingobserver.com.
"Scott Hall is currently in Intensive Care with a possible spinal cord injury stemming from the power bomb and the guitar shot at SuperBrawl last night at the Cow Palace. Hall claimed that he felt something go wrong with his neck on the guitar shot from Jarrett and told Vicious to go easy on him with the power bomb but that Vicious must not have heard him. His right side is said to be very weak and he'll be undergoing an MRI today to find out the damage."