WCW Worldwide - Saturday, 4/1/00
- Larry Z and Scott Hudson are the studio announcers this week
- They talk about Sid's turn and Chris Candido's debut.
- But before we go any further, to the arena for a preview?
- Tony S and Mike Tenay run down the lineup
- This is new.
- Anyway, later tonight:
- Harris Brothers vs two guys who are going
to lose in a World Tag Team title match.
- Elix Slipper vs Mike Carillo
- Jim Duggan vs Fidel Sierra, in a Flag
match for the TV Title
- The announcers fill us in on the
WCWSN history here.
- Hmm, they said three matches before...
- Anyway, to an interview with the Harris Brothers
- Mene Gene talks to the Harris Brothers
- *I* think I can tell them apart, thanks to Jeff
- Heavy D helps me out by pointing out which is
- Heavy D tries to remember the other tag teams...
- "Booker T and...what's the other
- Big Ron says they're giving Skipper an opportunity
of a lifetime.
- Big Ron starts to talk about being "two
time, two time" champs, but his brother
- Back to the ringside announcers, who talk about
the Harris Brothers some.
- Back to the studio, and Uncensored stills
- Hudson: "Courtesy of WCW Magazine"
- This has always bugged me.
- Why would WCW Magazine own the video stills?
- Shouldn't it be WCW Home Video or something?
- Local Spring Stampede ad
- Hulk Hogan vs Sid is/was the main event.
- Sting, Flair, Luger, Vampiro, the Wall and Dustin are all hyped.
- Normal Spring Stampede ad
- Back to Nitro 3/19 for Sid's turn
- The match making interview...
- Then the end of the match itself.
- Mark Madden could really learn a lesson or two about subtly building an angle.
- Over to Thunder 3/21 for Sid and Hogan kinda' brawling and Sid kinda' talking.
- We recount the arrival of Chris Candido
- His 3/19 Nitro match vs Lash LeRoux is shown.
- Hmm, no one's mentioned those two guys yet
- I guess this was taped a day or two before the
- Good for me.
- Harris Brothers vs Rick Baines and Casey Thompson. WCW Tag
Team title match.
- The announcers question the competition, who
don't get any graphics to clue me in on spelling.
- Both Harris boys go after the jobbers to start
the match, ending up beating them on the outside.
- Casey Thompson gets rolled in and knocked down by
a double boot.
- Big Ron starts for the champs, officially, with a
snap suplex and some stomps,
- Tag, Big Ron with a quick shoulderblock, on
- Push into the corner, with shoulder blocks.
- Cross whip, clotheslines, and more clotheslines
'til he falls to the mat.
- Tag to Big Ron, snapmare, elbow drop. And another. And another.
- Tag to Heavy D, double whip, H-Bomb.
- They bring in Rick Baines, and he gets H-Bombed.
- Double pin, double 3.
- Your Winners: the Harris Brothers.
- The instant replay shows us what we saw before.
- Elix Slipper vs Mike Carillo
- Mike Carillo looks suspiciously like that Mike
- He even has "Modest" on his trunks.
- Isn't that odd.
- Modest is easier to spell then Carillo, so...
- Lockup, break, Elix throws a kick but it's not
- They circle, lockup, armbar by Modest, hammerlock
by Elix, reversed by Modest, reversed by Elix,
who gets dropped into the ropes by Modest.
- Mat wrestling, only on Worldwide!
- Modest pushes him into the corner, chop, corner
whip, but Elix springboards out of the way of the
- Elix with a hiptoss, followed by a dropkick, and
- Modest takes a break out of the ring.
- Elix, after some trouble, hits a springboard
plancha to the outside
- Elix quickly back in, and dancing in happiness, I
- Modest fights off Elix as he comes back in the
- Elix blocks a punch, connects on one of his own,
and then they play "avoid the running guy",
until Modest connects on a punch.
- Elix's head goes into the turnbuckle, and then he
gets pushed into the corner to be beat on for a
- Cross whip, Elix tries to kip up, but is caught
by Modest instead.
- After some adjustment, there's the Kryptonite
- That's Modest's finish from Nitro.
- He didn't have as much problems hitting
it as he did before.
- Modest stalls instead of pinning, then hooks up a
cradle I have no name for, only getting 2.
- Guess it's not his finisher here.
- Modest with some kicks, but Elix fights back with
- A Modest kick takes Elix down.
- Modest with a T-Bone Suplex, I think, for 2.
- Modest with a whip, reversed, but Mike hooks on a
head and neck suplex, I think again.
- Someone feel free to correct me on those
last two...I get them confused.
- Delay, then cover for 2.
- Modest argues the count with Charles Robinson,
but he doesn't change it.
- Shocking, I tell you.
- Although, that'd be an interesting finish.
- Modest with a snap mare, follows by a knee drop
- Modest picks him up, slam, goes to the top rope...flying
- Modest slow to get to his feet, and meets punches
when he does.
- Elix with a whip a corner, and Modest ends up
flying right into the corner post.
- Elix with a Russian legsweep, spin kick and belly
to belly by Elix. 2 count.
- Elix with a whip, backdrop.
- Elix with another whip head down too soon and
Modest gives him a backslide into a backwards
- I dub thee "reverse crucifix
- But, I could be wrong.
- That's good enough for 3.
- Your Winner: Mike Carillo
- Local Spring Stampede ad.
- Fidel Sierra vs Jim Duggan (w/2x4, Flag, and backwards TV
Title) in an Flag match for the TV Title
- No problems calling moves here, I'm thinking.
- Fidel doesn't bring a flag with him, but does wear a Cuban jacket.
- Lockup, Fidel with punches.
- Whip, reversed, and Duggan with a clothesline. And another.
- Fidel rolls out.
- I'm ignoring Duggan's "Ho" and "USA"
- Fidel with a punch. Blocked.
- Fidel with a punch. Blocked.
- Duggan with a bunch of punches, none of which are blocked.
- Fidel rolls out, comes back in, and is more
successful on his punching offense.
- When he tries to expand into turnbuckle shots, it
doesn't work so well.
- In fact, instead of giving, Fidel receives two
- Corner whip and Duggan with the 10-punch count along.
- Fidel with a takedown in the corner, and covers
with his feet on the second rope, but only gets a
2 count before the ref stops counting.
- Fidel, thinking he won, starts to celebrate.
- By the time he's clued in, he's going down to the
three point stance, and the most devastating knee
drop in the history of this great sport.
- Your Winner: Jim Duggan
- Ah, apparently, Duggan would have to give back
the Cuban flag if he lost.
- Back to the studio
- Just to completely fill in for Bobby Heenan this
week, Larry Z tries to steal a few things off the
- That's all for this week.