It took place on december 16, 1990 from the kiel auditorium in st. Also in 1988, jcp was sold to turner broadcasting due to financial problems and became wcw, though starrcade was held under the nwa banner until 1990. Things are getting serious heading into starrcade on this edition of nwa pro from november 19, 1988. The 16time world champion headlined the nwa and later wcw mega event 10 times. The biggest show of the year is approaching, and there are three major storylines. Nwa starrcade 1985 1985 changes the movie database. If youre using an apple device such as iphone or an ipad to view this website and youre having probems, try a browser other than safari. And flair annually made the most of that grand stage. The participants were sting, lex luger, ric flair and the great muta. With ric flair, larry pfohl, sylvester ritter, eddie gilbert. True gritt december 26, 1988 norfolk, va the scope your hosts are jim ross and bob caudle. Nwa starrcade 1983 a flare for the gold events database.
Failing to compete with vince mcmahons wwf on a national level, jim crockett sold his territory to ted turner in the fall, and changes abounded starting with the date of the event itself switching from. Starrcade december 26, 1988 nwa world tag team championship dusty rhodes sting vs. Efdvvvevnt info wwe american professional wrestling promotions. The main event was between ric flair and dusty rhodes for the nwa world heavyweight. The 5 best matches in the first 5 years of nwa starrcade 0 of 5 starrcade, a creation of jim crockett promotions and their booker dusty rhodes, was the show of shows every year in. The essential collection 3discdvd for close to two decades, it was the signature event first in nwa, then wcw. It was the first starrcade event produced by world championship wrestling wcw, and it took place on december 26, 1988 from the norfolk. Nwawcw starrcade screencaps starrcade 1986 starrcade 1990 starrcade 1991.
So most of the matches are edited to nothing and i wasnt even doing match times at that point. Some of the greatest superstars in wrestling history had defining moments at the event. Play sporcle s virtual live trivia to have fun, connect with people, and get your trivia on. It was the third starrcade event produced by wcw, and the last ppv event held by the nwa. A flair for the gold november 24, 1983 greensboro, nc greensboro coliseum your hosts are gordon solie and bob caudle.
Stream tracks and playlists from starrcade on your desktop or mobile device. Starrcade december 26, 1988 nwa world heavyweight championship ric flair vs. Flair won the championship from race at starrcade 83 in greensboro, an event considered the forerunner of todays megabuck payper. Starrcade 1988 test your knowledge on this sports quiz to see how you do and compare your score to others. By the time starrcade rolled around in 1988, it was the culmination of a year of upheaval within the promotion. Nwa wcw starrcade 1988 version ii original airdate. Shortly before the event, ted turner bought jim crockett.
The tag team portion of the show was even more vexing, as top teams the steiners, the road warriors, and doom were joined by makeshift team the new wild samoans, a lastminute substitution for the skyscrapers after sid vicious was injured the night before as i recall. Nwa starrcade 1983 a flare for the gold pay per view. Dec 09, 2016 the best and worst of nwa starrcade 85. The main event was between ric flair and dusty rhodes for the nwa world heavyweight championship.
Flair is by far one of the best workers at the time and his formulaic matches mean he could do a classic with. Career steel cage match career steel cage match dusty rhodes w johnny weaver defeats lex luger w jj dillon c 16. Sep 22, 2017 starrcade was so often the ric flair show. Nwa starrcade 88 at norfolk scope arena wrestling results. Credit goes to wwe and firstcom also to craiguk for giving me the track. When using information on this site, please include a link to this page or the homepage thanks.
In the crockettmcmahon wars, this would be the battle for who can book the better multilocation show. Aug 10, 20 85 starrcade full show jd all wwe programming, talent names, images, likenesses, slogans, wrestling moves, trademarks, logos and s are the exclusive property of world wrest. Starrcade 89 was the seventh annual starrcade professional wrestling ppv event produced under the nwa banner. So most of the matches are edited to nothing and i. Kevin sullivan and steve williams defeated the fantastics bobby fulton and tommy rogers c 2. Dangerouslys dangerous alliance as after months of both sides going at it, it was set to settle the score in the ultimate battleground, war games.
Expand your home video library from a huge online selection of movies at. Dec 01, 2014 starrcade 1988 the first ppv under the wcw name. Nwa starrcade 1985 1985 changes the movie database tmdb. Nwawcw world title matches at starrcade quiz by alro. It took place on november 28, 1985 from the greensboro coliseum in greensboro, north carolina and the omni in atlanta, georgia. Match ratings listed above are from dave meltzers highly respected wrestling observer newsletter. The big angle here was involved the top faces of the wcw going against the members of paul e. The gathering was the third annual starrcade professional wrestling event produced by jim crockett promotions under the nwa banner. Nwa saturday night 1985 9 discs w motion menus nwa saturday night 1986 discs w motion menus nwa saturday night 1987 21 discs nwa saturday night 1988 23 discs wcw saturday night 1989 discs w motion menus wcw saturday night 1990 21 discs wcw saturday night 1991 22 discs wcw saturday night 1992 23 discs wcw saturday night 1993 21 discs. True gritt was the sixth annual starrcade professional wrestling payperview ppv event produced under the national wrestling alliance nwa banner. The road warriors finally win the nwa tag titles defeating the midnight express road warrior animal gives the promo of his life.
The total package lex luger for the nwa title if flair is dqed he loses title. Since the last ppv, the nwawcw roster lost the likes of tully blanchard, arn anderson, the sheepherders, and nikita koloff, among others, and were about to lose dusty rhodes and barry windham as well, so the roster that was so deep was starting to thin out. Thanks to the wwe network, i was able to see another classic wcw event in the final wrestle war event. Starrcade may be gone, but fans of sports entertainment continue to celebrate its rich tradition and lasting legacy. The midnight express bobby eaton and stan lane with jim cornette. It was the second starrcade event produced by wcw, and it took place on december, 1989 at the omni in atlanta, georgia.
Starrcade 90 was the eighth annual starrcade professional wrestling ppv event produced under the nwa banner. It was the first starrcade event produced by world championship wrestling wcw. Nwa wrestling starrcade dvd, ric flair harley race wwe ebay. Previously on the best and worst of nwa world championship wrestling. Join a live hosted trivia game for your favorite pub trivia experience done virtually. Tully blanchard a few years back and gave it 5, so i cant wait to see it again. The undercard has been getting progressively worse since starrcade 1983, and the trend doesnt seem to be stopping here.
Nwa wcw starrcade 1988 by the time starrcade rolled around in 1988, it was the culmination of a year of upheaval within the promotion. Alternative, rock n roll, soul band from birmingham, uk birmingham uk 6 tracks. Your hosts are jim ross and bob caudle opening nwa united states tag. The gathering, featuring the greatest match of all time and so. This rant was really bugging me because it was originally written based on the choppedup turner home entertainment 120 vhs copy ive had forever. Return to top of page starrcade 1988 true gritt december 26, 1988 in norfolk, va. Efdvvvevnt info free download as excel spreadsheet. This is, i believe, the first ppv to be featured under the new ownership of wcw. I havent heard much about this show, but i am uber excited to watch. Nwa starrcade 86 at greensboro coliseum wrestling results.1061 108 612 163 952 1438 254 1321 720 1599 1542 621 1003 98 862 340 1399 152 1509 339 907 333 190 157 1281 433 104 777 1054