WCW Worldwide - Saturday, 4/15/00
- Announcers this week are Bobby Heenan and Scott Hudson
- Hudson begins by talking about Russo and Bischoff
starting a new era this week.
- Hey, did they move this up to current time?
- Guess not, 'cause they're hyping "what
happened" and not actually mentioned what
- Hype for Spring Stampede.
- They send it to Tony S., who has a video package
for this week in review.
- Hey, that could be current and relevant.
- Over to the Thunder broadcast booth, where Tenay and Tony
talk about this week's events.
- Hey, there was no video package!
- I'm hurt.
- It's fun to hear Hudson and Heenan talk without actually
- See, they didn't have a clue what was going to
happen when they taped this.
- Five matches tonight?
- Local PPV Ad
- Still doesn't mention any matches.
- Los Dos Villanos (IV and V) vs XS
- We're on the WCWSN set, but I hear the voices of
Tenay and Tony.
- Villano VI, "Slap Nuts", is not with
- Wow, this match is SO familiar. But from where?
- Rave's signs:
- I am Rave, He Is Lane, Got it?
- We are XS?
- We love this town.
- While XS mugs with fans in the aisle, let's
listen into the commentary:
- Tony: "Lane and Rave are in the ring
and are going to the ring..."
- Enough of that.
- This is a bonus week for Worldwide.
- Tenay teases a Miss Handcock run-in, but I
thought that angle was dead?
- No one remembers the post match attack, from all
of last week.
- On the same show.
- With the same two people announcing.
- This is the new WCW!
- Rave and IV start, and Tony starts on the Russo
- IV with a clothesline.
- IV runs out of the corner, Lane leapfrogs, IV
eats a punch from Rave, then Lane's not so good
- Grandmaster Lane dances.
- Tag to Rave. Double corner whip, Hardy Boyz
doubleteam flying hipblock.
- Rave with a 2nd rope bulldog, 2 count as V breaks
- Back to Tony:
- "It's hard to say, if winning a
match on Worldwide, or anywhere, gives
you a chance to move up in the rankings..."
- So, the matches don't matter?
- Enough of that.
- XS with a double whip, a (bad) double drop toe
hold and a stab at Total Elimination.
- Not a good stab, mind you.
- Y'all might want to set it up so you're
facing the camera when you do it.
- 2 count, V breaks it up.
- Lane runs, drop toe hold by IV, Lane hits the
- IV with a chop. V comes in, double Hot Shot.
- IV picks him back up, chop, then throws Lane out.
- V holds Lane for a in-between the top and middle
ropes running plancha by IV.
- Stomping outisde the ring, and then they throw
Lane back in the ring.
- The Villanos make a wish, pulling Lane's legs
- V goes out long enough to tag in, double headbutt.
- V with a slam, but Lane reverses it into a
cradle, two count.
- Lane with a punch to IV, punch to V, punch on IV
misses, who Stun Guns him instead.
- IV with a reverse neckbreaker, cover, one count
before Rave breaks it up.
- IV in, chop, but a Villano double team goes bad,
and Lane makes the hot tag.
- Rave off the top wih a double lariat.
- Everyone in, Villanos control in the corner.
- XS reverses bulldog tries, pushes one Villano
out and gives the other one the vertical suplex/cross
body press move.
- That's good enough for 3.
- Your winner: XS
- Asya vs Mona
- Let's listen into the announcers again:
- Tony: "Mona has certainly excited
fans, through the months and years,
because the lady can perform..."
- Enough of that.
- Asya with kicks and punches.
- Asya with a whip, and a bad clothesline.
- Asya with a body slam. Running elbow drop misses.
- Asya with kicks and punches.
- Asya with a corner whip, but Mona moves out of
the way of an elbow.
- Mona with kicks in the corner, corner whip,
handspring back elbow, bulldog.
- Mona starts to put on a leg submission of some
- and in runs Little Jeanie.
- See, this is like a feud on WCWSN.
- We don't have those things here.
- Exhibit A: The last match
- Your Winner: Mona (DQ, 1:28)
- Double team beatdown ensues with nothing more
complex than punches and kicking
- Refs runs in to break it up, as we get a legit
"Mona" chant, I think.
- Back to Heenan and Hudson, who hype up Spring Stampede
- Of course, they have no matches to talk about, so
they talk about Chicago.
- We send it to Tony S for the run down.
- The PPV is finishing as I'm finishing
this, so I'll skip recapping the lineup.
- J.C. Ice and the Frog (w/ Wolfie D and 2 hubcaps) vs Jung
Dragons (Jamie and Yang, no Kaz)
- Why PG-13 themselves aren't teaming , I don't
- I could live well without ever seeing PG-13
again, you know.
- I've got no use for them;
- Too Cool has replaced them (and Public
Enemy) as the official 'white dudes who
think they're street."
- JC Ice makes fun of the Yung Dragons to start.
- Dude, if I looked like you, I wouldn't be
making fun of nobody.
- Nice big Dundee tattoo on his back.
- JC with a slap to the face.
- Jamie up and quick shots, whip, reverses, ends
with Jamie hitting a headscissors and then
dropkicking JC out of the ring.
- Jamie with a somersault plancha to the outside
that JC catches bad.
- Apparently, we're under lucha tag rules: Yang and
Frog are at it, Yang is whipped...
- Yang ducked under clothesline, chop, chop,
dropkick, drop toe hold and an armbar.
- Tag to Jamie, armbar on Frog, but he escapes with
an eyepoke, tag to JC.
- JC gets an armbar takedown, they battle to the
- Jamie off the ropes, Wolfie D tries to trip him.
Jamie gets on the apron to yell at him, and gets
held up so Frog can give him a legdrop.
- Whip by Wolfie D, back elbow, double foot stomp.
- Tag to Frog, double whip, double boot, double
- The announcers explain that Kaz is Japan right
- Frog with a whip, then a turning bulldog.
- Cover, Yang breaks it up at 1.5.
- Frog tags, holds Jamie, dropkick by JC and
Russian legsweep by Frog.
- JC covers, 2 count.
- JC with a corner whip, but a charge in eats boot.
Missile dropkick from JC.
- Hot tag to Yang, and Frog.
- Yang with shots all around.
- Yang whips JC into the corner, then tries to do
the same to Frog, but JC gets his boot up and
hits his partner.
- Yang with a dropkick on Frog, then 10 punches on
- Actually, it only goes 6, as JC drops him in a
- Elsewhere, Frog tries to suplex Jamie out of the
ring, but Jamie ends up hitting a sunset flip
powerbomb to the floor.
- The referee tries to check on those two, while PG-13
have Yang set up for a hubcap shot in the ring...
- But Wolfie accidentally hits JC Ice, and Yang takes
- Yang with a slam, then a top rope splash/legdrop
by the Yung Dragons, for the win.
- Your Winners: the Yung Dragons (5:25)
- Rick Garcia vs the Demon
- Let's listen in:
- Tenay: "[Spring Stampede]'s about
satisfaction for the WCW wrestling fans."
- Enough of that.
- Demon with a kick, forearm, foreram, forearm,
whip, back elbow
- Demon with a punch, kick, kick, kick, whip,
- Demon with a kick, chop, whip, clothesline.
- Demon throws Garcia out of the ring.
- Demon with a whip into the guardrail.
- Back in the ring, Garcia tries for a sunset flip,
but Demon blocks it with a punch.
- Demon with a whip, a clothesline, then a dancing
legdrop, I giess.
- Garica with an eye poke, punch, punch, whip, slam
is reversed, Demon with the Love Gun.
- Your Winner: The Demon (2:36)
- Who does the Demon think he is?
- Jim Duggan.
- Local PPV ad.
- I didn't go.
- I think I'm probably happier that way.
- Harlem Heat 2K (w/Cash and J. Biggs) vs Disorderly
- Tony shills the "Ask WCW" feature.
- It's firstname.lastname@example.org
- They need your mailing address and your e-mail
- Because, if you e-mail them, it's
tough to for them to figure out
your e-mail address, I guess.
- You can ask any question you want.
- Demon: Why don't you know any
wrestling moves? You've only had
three different gimmicks since
you came to WCW and spent tons of
time at the Power Plant?
- XS: How lucky do you two feel,
for two guys who haven't shown
too much in WCW rings, to have
people actually complain when
you're talking off TV?
- Vince Russo: Do you actually
think you're good on the mic?
- Mike Jones: Who do you have
- Ric Flair: You stayed for THIS?
- Tenay puts over WCW.com website.
- Stevie and Mike start off, Stevie with punches.
- Tom reverses a whip, but runs into a back elbow
and a standing side kick.
- Tag to Big T, kick to Mike, whip, powerslam.
- Good gawd, is Big T fat.
- I know you knew that, but seeing him in
tights is a scary thing.
- Tony says they'll be exclusive features on
- What, like 8-12 minute cruiserweight
- That'd be exclusive.
- That'd be a feature.
- Big T stumbles through something, then a body
- Tony talks about a possible history segment, and
a look back at some of the classic matches.
- Now that could be good.
- So, it won't happen.
- At least not in a good way.
- Tag to Tom.
- Double punching, double whip, and then a tag team
double clothesline. Double DDT.
- The ref walks past the pin to yell at Biggs.
Stevie ray with a delayed save.
- Tag to Stevie, double whip, punch, front kick by
- Stevie with a scoop slam, tag to Big T, double
whip, double scissors kick.
- Big T with a halfhearted whip the outside.
- Cash runs Tom into the turnbuckle.
- Cash throws him back in, double whip, double
spinebuster, and that's good enough for a pin.
- Your Winner: Harlem Heat 2000 (3:50)
- My tape runs out right there, but I'll just assume that
Scott and Bobby wrapped up
- And that's it for this week.