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WCW
1997


August 22: Eddie Guerrero and Dean Malenko continue their feud in Knoxville

WCW @ Little Rock, AR - Barton Coliseum - January 3, 1997
Jim Duggan defeated Big Bubba
Diamond Dallas Page defeated Syxx
Lex Luger defeated Arn Anderson
Chris Benoit fought WCW US Champion Eddie Guerrero to a draw
Jeff Jarrett defeated Psychosis
Dean Malenko defeated Rey Mysterio Jr.
WCW Tag Team Champions Kevin Nash & Scott Hall defeated the Nasty Boys and Meng & the Barbarian in a non-title match
Sting fought the Giant to a no contest

WCW @ Shreveport, LA - Hirsch Coliseum - January 4, 1997
The Nasty Boys vs. WCW Tag Team Champions Scott Hall & Kevin Nash

WCW @ Alexandria, LA - Rapides Coliseum - January 5, 1997

WCW @ Monroe, LA - Civic Center - January 6, 1997
WCW Monday Nitro:
Glacier defeated Bobby Eaton
Konnan defeated Big Bubba in a strap match
WCW TV Champion Lord Steven Regal fought Jim Duggan to a draw
Hugh Morrus defeated Jim Powers
Rey Mysterio Jr. defeated Psychosis
Kevin Sullivan defeated Chavo Guerrero Jr.
WCW US Champion Eddie Guerrero defeated Alex Wright
Harlem Heat defeated Jacques Rougeau & Carl Ouelette
Lex Luger defeated Meng

WCW @ Gainesville, GA - Georgia Mountains Center - January 8, 1997
WCW Saturday Night taping

WCW @ New Orleans, LA - Superdome - January 13, 1997 (10,034)
WCW Monday Nitro:
Chavo Guerrero Jr. defeated Mr. JL
Jim Duggan fought Super Calo to a no contest when Sting attacked Duggan before the match
Chris Jericho defeated Sgt. Craig Pittman
Harlem Heat defeated High Voltage
Diamond Dallas Page defeated Mark Starr
Dean Malenko defeated WCW US Champion Eddie Guerrero in a non-title match
Konnan defeated Super Calo
Jeff Jarrett defeated Chris Benoit
Scotty Riggs defeated Billy Kidman
Lex Luger defeated Rick Fuller
Rick Steiner defeated Arn Anderson via count-out
The Giant defeated WCW World Champion Hulk Hogan via disqualification

WCW @ Chicago, IL - United Center - January 20, 1997 (17,000)
WCW Monday Nitro:
Chris Jericho defeated Alex Wright
Scotty Riggs defeated nWo Sting via disqualification
Arn Anderson & Steve McMichael defeated WCW US Champion Eddie Guerrero & Jeff Jarrett
WCW Cruiserweight Champion the Ultimo Dragon defeated Dean Malenko
WCW TV Champion Lord Steven Regal defeated Jacques Rougeau via disqualification
Kevin Sullivan defeated Chris Benoit
Jim Duggan defeated Carl Oulette
Masahiro Chono defeated Dave Taylor
WCW Tag Team Champion Scott Hall defeated Booker T
Lex Luger defeated Stevie Ray
Dark match after the show: Lex Luger defeated WCW World Champion Hulk Hogan via disqualification

Clash of the Champions XXXIV - Milwaukee, WI - Wisconsin Center - January 21, 1997 (6,800)
Ice Train defeated Mark Starr
Shown live on TBS - featured Tony Schiavone, Dusty Rhodes, & Bobby Heenan on commentary; included Gene Okerlund conducting an interview with Chris Benoit, Woman, Arn Anderson, Steve McMichael, and Debra in which they said they were finally back on the same page and spoke of Benoit's match later in the night against Kevin Sullivan; Debra then insulted Woman after Anderson, Benoit, and Woman left; featured a pre-taped promo by the Giant regarding his upcoming match with WCW World Champion Hulk Hogan at nWo's Souled Out; included the announcement of 10 finalists for the Sony Playstation Tournament of Champions sweepstakes in which each won a trip to San Francisco for SuperBrawl VII:
Dean Malenko defeated WCW Cruiserweight Champion the Ultimo Dragon (w/ Sonny Onoo) to win the title at around the 15-minute mark via submission with the Texas Cloverleaf after knocking Onoo off the ring apron; Mike Tenay did guest commentary for the bout; during the match, it was announced Rey Mysterio Jr. was sidelined with an injury and would not face WCW TV Champion Lord Steven Regal during the broadcast as originally scheduled (Mysterio / Regal was not advertised)
Scotty Riggs pinned Mike Enos with a flying forearm at 2:28
Chris Jericho, Super Calo, & Chavo Guerrero Jr. defeated Konnan, La Parka, & Mr. JL at 5:28 when Jericho pinned JL with a Super Frankensteiner; the card rundown at the beginning of the telecast advertised Konnan, Psychosis, & Juventud Guerrera vs. La Parka, Guerrero, & Calo
Harlem Heat (w/ Sister Sherri) defeated the Renegade & Joe Gomez at 3:44 when Booker pinned Renegade following the Harlem Heatseeker
Masahiro Chono pinned Alex Wright with the Yakuza Kick at 4:30 after avoiding a crossbody off the top; Nick Patrick was the official for the bout
WCW US Champion Eddie Guerrero pinned Scott Norton in a non-title match at 5:36 with the frog splash after Diamond Dallas Page came through the crowd and dropped Norton with the Diamond Cutter after Norton accidentally knocked both Guerrero and referee Nick Patrick to the floor
Chris Benoit (w/ Woman) pinned Kevin Sullivan (w/ Jimmy Hart) in a falls count anywhere match at 5:11 after Woman hit Sullivan over the head with a wooden chair as Sullivan and the referee tried to get Hart's megaphone; the two spent the opening minutes of the bout brawling in the bathroom; after the match, Benoit grabbed a second wooden chair from underneath the ring and shattered it over Sullivan
Rick & Scott Steiner defeated Jacques Rougeau & Carl Ouelette (w/ Col. Rob Parker) at around the 5:30 mark when Scott pinned Oulette following the DDT off the top double team; during the Steiners' entrance, WCW Tag Team Champions Kevin Nash & Scott Hall appeared on the big screen and cut a promo on facing the Steiners at Souled Out (Scott's return match after a 5-month absence)
Lex Luger defeated WCW Tag Team Champion Scott Hall (w/ WCW Tag Team Champion Kevin Nash & Syxx) via disqualification at 11:28 when Syxx came off the top with a kick to Luger as Luger fought off both Hall & Nash; during Hall's entrance, Tony Schiavone wished a happy 35th birthday to "longtime WCW supporter" Brian Hildebrandt (referee Mark Curtis, who was the official for the match); after the bout, Rick & Scott Steiner helped make the save with the six men brawling off and on to close the broadcast

WCW @ Green Bay, WI - Brown County Arena - January 22, 1997
WCW Saturday Night taping:
Glacier defeated Ace Darling
Jim Duggan defeated Disco Inferno
The Ultimo Dragon defeated Mr. JL
High Voltage defeated Ace Darling & Devon Storm
Chris Jericho defeated Super Calo
Dave Taylor defeated Bobby Eaton
Meng, the Barbarian, & Hugh Morrus defeated Arn Anderson & Steve McMichael via disqualification
Diamond Dallas Page defeated Mark Starr
Scotty Riggs defeated the Gambler
WCW TV Champion Lord Steven Regal defeated Chavo Guerrero Jr.
Public Enemy defeated Harlem Heat via disqualification
The Ultimo Dragon defeated Super Calo
Jacques Rougeau & Carl Ouelette defeated High Voltage
Chris Benoit defeated Jim Powers
Alex Wright defeated Sgt. Buddy Lee Parker
WCW US Champion Eddie Guerrero defeated Devon Storm
Kevin Sullivan defeated Prince Iaukea
Konnan defeated Sgt. Craig Pittman
Harlem Heat defeated Public Enemy
Masahiro Chono defeated Sgt. Buddy Lee Parker
Lex Luger defeated La Parka

Souled Out 97 - Cedar Rapids, IA - Five Seasons Center - January 25, 1997 (5,120)
Masahiro Chono pinned Chris Jericho with a boot to the face
Big Bubba defeated Hugh Morrus in a Mexican Death match
Jeff Jarrett pinned Michael Wallstreet after Steve McMichael interfered and hit Wallstreet with his Halliburton
Buff Bagwell defeated Scotty Riggs
Scott Norton defeated Diamond Dallas Page via count-out
Rick & Scott Steiner defeated WCW Tag Team Champions Kevin Nash & Scott Hall to win the titles
WCW US Champion Eddie Guerrero defeated Syxx in a ladder match
The Giant fought WCW World Champion Hulk Hogan to a no contest

WCW @ Des Moines, IA - Veterans Memorial Auditorium - January 27, 1997 (3,970)
WCW Monday Nitro:
Rick & Scott Steiner defeated Meng & the Barbarian
The Giant defeated Roadblock
Jeff Jarrett defeated WCW US Champion Eddie Guerrero via disqualification
The Ultimo Dragon defeated Billy Pearl
Lex Luger defeated Ron Powers
Arn Anderson & Steve McMichael defeated Jacques Rougeau & Carl Ouelette
WCW Tag Team Champions Scott Hall & Kevin Nash defeated Ace Darling & Devon Storm
Kevin Sullivan defeated Joe Gomez
Dean Malenko defeated Jerry Flynn
Hugh Morrus defeated Chris Benoit
The Giant defeated WCW World Champion Hulk Hogan via disqualification

WCW @ Kansas City, KS - Memorial Hall - January 31, 1997
The Renegade defeated Terry Taylor
Syxx & Vincent defeated High Voltage
Alex Wright defeated WCW TV Champion Lord Steven Regal; Regal retained the belt since it was only on the line for the first 15 minutes
Jeff Jarrett defeated Big Bubba
Lex Luger & the Giant defeated Meng & the Barbarian

WCW @ West Plains, MO - Civic Center - February 1, 1997
Syxx & Vincent defeated High Voltage
The Renegade defeated Terry Taylor
Jeff Jarrett defeated Big Bubba
WCW TV Champion Lord Steven Regal defeated Alex Wright
Lex Luger defeated Meng & the Barbarian in a handicap match

WCW @ Cape Girradeau, MO - Show Me Center - February 2, 1997 (2,709)
The Renegade defeated Terry Taylor
Syxx & Vincent defeated High Voltage
WCW TV Champion Lord Steven Regal defeated Alex Wright
Jeff Jarrett defeated Syxx
Lex Luger & the Giant defeated Meng & the Barbarian

WCW @ Memphis, TN - Mid-South Coliseum - February 3, 1997
WCW Monday Nitro:
The Ultimo Dragon defeated Rey Mendoza Jr.
Glacier defeated Billy Kidman
Ice Train defeated La Parka
Harlem Heat fought Rick & Scott Steiner to a double disqualification
WCW Cruiserweight Champion Dean Malenko defeated Mike Enos
Diamond Dallas Page defeated Renegade
Alex Wright defeated Super Calo
Konnan defeated Chris Benoit via disqualification
Jeff Jarrett defeated Steve McMichael via disqualification

WCW @ Jacksonville, FL - Coliseum - February 10, 1997
WCW Monday Nitro:
WCW Cruiserweight Champion Dean Malenko defeated WCW US Champion Eddie Guerrero via count-out after Guerrero became distracted by Syxx at ringside
The Giant pinned Ron Powers
Rick & Scott Steiner defeated High Voltage when Scott pinned Rage
WCW Tag Team Champions Scott Hall & Kevin Nash defeated the Extreme
Rey Mysterio Jr. fought WCW TV Champion Lord Steven Regal to a time-limit draw
Kevin Sullivan pinned Maverick Wild
Hugh Morrus pinned Alex Wright

NJPW @ Tokyo, Japan - Sumo Hall - February 16, 1997 (11,000)
Tatsuhito Takaiwa & Yutaka Yoshie defeated Kazuyuki Fujita & Shinjiro Ohtani at 12:08 when Fujita submitted to Takaiwa
Chris Jericho & Scotty Riggs defeated Norio Honaga & El Samurai at 9:05 when Jericho pinned Honaga
Osamu Nishimura, Takashi Iizuka, & Junji Hirata defeated Akitoshi Saito, Akira Nogami, & Kuniaki Kobayashi at 11:16 when Kobayashi submitted to Iizuka
Michiyoshi Ohara & Tatsutoshi Goto defeated Hiro Saito & Hiroyoshi Tenzan at 12:44 when Ohara pinned Saito
J Crown Champion Jushin Liger pinned Koji Kanemoto at 19:26
Scott Norton, Buff Bagwell, & Masahiro Chono beat Riki Choshu, Kensuke Sasaki, & Tadao Yasuda at 9:50 when Norton pinned Yasuda
The Great Muta pinned Shiro Koshinaka at 12:43
IWGP Tag Team Champions Tatsumi Fujinami & Kengo Kimura defeated Manabu Nakanishi & Satoshi Kojima at 14:41 when Kimura pinned Nakanishi
IWGP Champion Shinya Hashimoto pinned Kazuo Yamazaki at 18:55

WCW @ Tampa, FL - Fairgrounds - February 17, 1997
WCW Monday Nitro:
Prince Iaukea pinned WCW TV Champion Lord Steven Regal to win the title

WCW @ Ft. Pierce, FL - St. Lucie County Civic Center - February 18, 1997
WCW Saturday Night taping:
2/22/97:
WCW TV Champion Prince Iaukea defeated Jerry Flynn

SuperBrawl VII - San Francisco, CA - Cow Palace - February 23, 1997 (13,324; announced as a sell out)
Hugh Morrus defeated Joe Gomez
The Ultimo Dragon defeated Pat Tanaka
Pay-per-view bouts - featured an opening segment in which Roddy Piper was shown leaving Alcatraz prison after being inside a week while preparing for his match against WCW World Champion Hulk Hogan; included Tony Schiavone, Dusty Rhodes, & Bobby Heenan on commentary; the first WCW pay-per-view shown in Australia; featured Gene Okerlund interviewing Diamond Dallas Page backstage about which member of the nWo he would be facing later in the night, during which time Okerlund confirmed his opponent would be Buff Bagwell; included Okerlund interviewing the Giant backstage about facing Scott Hall & Kevin Nash later in the show in a handicap match:
Syxx pinned WCW Cruiserweight Champion Dean Malenko to win the title at 12:02 when Syxx hit Malenko with the title belt after a tug-of-war over the belt with WCW US Champion Eddie Guerrero, who came out late in the match to prevent the challenger from using the weapon; Syxx came to the ring in possession of the belt after stealing it from Malenko weeks earlier
Konnan, La Parka, & Villano IV defeated Juventud Guerrera, Ciclope, & Super Calo at 8:54 when Konnan pinned Guerrera with the sit-down crucifix powerbomb; Guerrera seemingly kicked out at 2 but the decision stood; Mike Tenay did guest commentary for the bout
WCW TV Champion Prince Iaukea pinned Rey Mysterio Jr. at 8:57 after Lord Steven Regal came out, pulled Mysterio off the apron - causing Mysterio to hit his face on the aprong - and shoved him back inside the ring; after the bout, Iaukea, not wanting to win under those circumstances, handed the title belt to Mysterio who later handed it back
Diamond Dallas Page defeated Buff Bagwell via disqualification at 9:46 when WCW Cruiserweight Champion Syxx, Vincent, Michael Wallstreet, and Nick Patrick rushed the ring after Bagwell sustained the Diamond Cutter, with Page then leaving through the crowd
WCW US Champion Eddie Guerrero pinned Chris Jericho with a crucifix into a sunset flip at 12:04; after the bout, the two men shook hands
Public Enemy defeated the Barbarian & Meng and Harlem Heat (w/ Sister Sherri) at 7:45 when Rocco Rock pinned Barbarian when, after the Barbarian caught Rocco in mid-air as he attempted a somersault splash off the top, Grunge came off the top sending Rocco on top for the win
Jeff Jarrett pinned Steve McMichael (w/ Debra) at 8:13 when Debra threw the steel briefcase over her head behind her into the ring, as McMichael tried to get at it, with Jarrett then hitting him with the weapon; due to pre-match stipulations, Jarrett became a member of the Four Horsemen
Chris Benoit (w/ Woman) pinned Kevin Sullivan (w/ Jacquiline & Jimmy Hart) in a death match at 8:34 following a headbutt off the top as Sullivan was laid across a table in the ring, with Jacquiline covering Sullivan; Woman and Jacquiline were strapped together for much of the match; after the bout, Arn Anderson was seen near the entranceway watching; moments later, Paul Orndorff, Terry Taylor, and Lee Marshal came out to check on Benoit, Sullivan, and Jacquiline, who were then taken backstage on stretchers and loaded into the back of ambulances
Lex Luger & the Giant defeated WCW Tag Team Champions Kevin Nash & Scott Hall (w/ WCW Cruiserweight Champion Syxx) to win the titles at 8:53 when Nash submitted to Luger's Torture Rack; the Giant wrestled the match as a handicap match, since Eric Bischoff didn't allow Luger to compete due to having a cast on his hand following an injury, but Luger appeared at the 8-minute mark, shoving Bischoff out of the way in the aisle; after the bout, the Giant hit the chokeslam on Hall and had referee Marc Curtis count Hall down for 3
WCW World Champion Hulk Hogan (w/ Ted Dibiase) pinned Roddy Piper at 11:00 after hitting him with a foreign object placed in his hand by Randy Savage, who appeared ringside mid-way through the bout; early in the bout, Piper fought off Vincent and Michael Wallstreet; Sting and Savage appeared mid-way through, with Savage coming ringside as Sting went backstage; Piper thought he had won, and the bell rang, at 10:14 with the sleeper but Hogan's foot was outside the ring; after the bout, Hogan and Savage double teamed Piper, with Savage dropping the flying elbowsmash on Piper three times as Hogan held him down

WCW @ Atlanta, GA - Omni - March 3, 1997
The last WCW event held at the venue
Ernest Miller pinned Yugi Nagata with a kick off the ropes
WCW Monday Nitro:
Konnan & Hugh Morrus defeated Jeff Jarrett & Steve McMichael (w/ Debra) when Konnan pinned McMichael after Jarrett accidentally hit his partner with the steel briefcase
Diamond Dallas Page pinned Rick Fuller with the Diamond Cutter
Juventud Guerrera pinned Ray Mendoza Jr. with the 450 splash
Dean Malenko pinned Mike Enos with a small package
WCW US Champion Eddie Guerrero pinned the Ultimo Dragon with a crossbody
Scotty Riggs defeated Michael Wallstreet via disqualification when Buff Bagwell attacked Riggs as he had Wallstreet covered following the flying forearm
Rey Mysterio Jr. pinned JL with the hurricanrana
Lex Luger & the Giant fought Rick & Scott Steiner to a no contest when the nWo interfered

WCW @ Panama City, FL - Club La Vela - March 10, 1997
WCW Monday Nitro:
Jeff Jarrett & Steve McMichael defeated High Voltage when McMichael pinned Rage with the tombstone
WCW TV Champion Prince Iaukea pinned Dave Taylor when Taylor fell backwards while atempting a bodyslam
WCW US Champion Eddie Guerrero pinned Jim Powers
Diamond Dallas Page pinned Sgt. Craig Pittman with the Diamond Cutter
Rey Mysterio Jr. pinned Galaxy with the springboard hurricanrana
Lex Luger, the Giant, Rick & Scott Steiner defeated Greg Valentine, Roadblock, Jacques Rougeau & Pierre Oulette when the Giant pinned Roadblock
The Ultimo Dragon pinned Juventud Guerrera with a tiger suplex into a bridge
Scotty Riggs defeated Chris Jericho via disqualification when Buff Bagwell attacked Riggs and began whipping him as Riggs covered Jericho after hitting the flying forearm
Kevin Sullivan fought Hardbody Harrison to a no contest when Sullivan attacked Harrison into the beach, then dragged him back to the club and threw Harrison in one of the pools

WCW @ ? - March 1997
WCW Saturday Night taping:
3/8/97:
Jim Duggan defeated Dave Taylor
Roadblock defeated an unknown
Ice Train defeated Sgt. Buddy Lee Parker
WCW TV Champion Prince Iaukea defeated Super Calo
Glacier defeated JL
Harlem Heat defeated Jim Powers & Bobby Walker
Diamond Dallas Page defeated Billy Kidman
Kevin Sullivan defeated an unknown
Public Enemy defeated Galaxy & La Parka
Lex Luger defeated Maxx
3/15/97:
WCW US Champion Eddie Guerrero defeated Sgt. Craig Pittman
High Voltage defeated Chavo Guerrero Jr. & Billy Kidman
Chris Jericho defeated an unknown
Bobby Eaton defeated Dean Malenko via disqualification
WCW TV Champion Prince Iaukea defeated Juventud Guerrera
Roadblock defeated Rick Fuller
Jeff Jarrett defeated JL
Hugh Morrus defeated Villano IV
Konnan defeated an unknown
Public Enemy defeated Bunkhouse Buck & Mike Enos
Harlem Heat defeated Joe Gomez & the Renegade

Uncensored 97 - North Charleston, SC - Coliseum - March 16, 1997
Ice Train defeated Maxx
Pay-per-view bouts - the opening video package hyping the card incorrectly referred to WCW TV Champion Prince Iaukea as the Cruiserweight Champion; featured Tony Schiavone, Dusty Rhodes, & Bobby Heenan on commentary; included Gene Okerlund conducting a backstage interview with Roddy Piper, and later Jeff Jarrett, Chris Benoit, Steve McMichael and Debra about their participation in the main event; featured Okerlund interviewing Diamond Dallas Page in the arena about Randy Savage ignoring DDP; moments later, Savage and Elizabeth appeared near the commentary table and Savage mentioned he saw Page's wife, Kimberly, in Playboy's "Nude Celebrities" magazine, with Elizabeth showing Kim's centerfold - with "nWo" written across it; Kimberly then appeared, with "nWo" spraypainted across her dress, with Savage jumping Page from behind and spraying "nWo" on Page's back as well; when Kimberly covered Page's body, Savage sprayed her again as Elizabeth said the nWo loved Kimberly's photo spread; included footage of the Outsiders & Syxx causing Rick & Scott Steiner to wreck their car weeks earlier; featured a nWo vignette of WCW World Champion Hulk Hogan, Randy Savage, WCW Tag Team Champions Kevin Nash & Scott Hall regarding Kimberly's centerfold and their participation in the main event:
Dean Malenko pinned WCW US Champion Eddie Guerrero to win the title in a No DQ match at 19:14 when, as Guerrero grabbed for the title belt from an interfering WCW Cruiserweight Champion Syxx, Malenko used Syxx's camcorder and hit Guerrero in the back of the head with it; early in the bout, backstage footage showed WCW Tag Team Champions the Outsiders & Syxx standing over Rick Steiner who appeared to have been knocked out; moments later, Steiner was placed on a stretcher and taken from the arena in an ambulance
The Ultimo Dragon (w/ Sonny Onoo) pinned Psychosis at 12:48 with a tornado DDT and tiger suplex into a bridge; Mike Tenay did guest commentary for the bout
Glacier pinned Mortis (w/ James Vandenburg) at 9:03 with the superkick after Mortis almost knocked Vandenburg off the ring apron; after the bout, Vandenburg called for someone to come from the back; moments later, Bryan Clarke appeared and, with Mortis, double teamed Glacier (Mortis' in-ring debut; Clarke's surprise return)
Buff Bagwell defeated Scotty Riggs in a leather strap match at 12:27 by touching all four corners after using the strap to hang Riggs on the ring ropes
Harlem Heat (w/ Sister Sherri) defeated Public Enemy in a Texas tornado match at 13:22 when Booker T pinned Rocco Rock with the Harlem Hangover after Steve McMichael interfered and hit Rock in the back with his steel briefcase as Jeff Jarrett distracted the referee from the floor
WCW TV Champion Prince Iaukea pinned Rey Mysterio Jr.

WCW @ Savannah, GA - March 17, 1997
WCW Monday Nitro:
Rey Mysterio Jr. defeated Psychosis
Diamond Dallas Page defeated Maxx
Konnan & Hugh Morrus defeated the Renegade & Joe Gomez
WCW US Champion Dean Malenko defeated Scotty Riggs
Lex Luger & the Giant defeated Knuckles Nelson & Tarantula
The Ultimo Dragon defeated Bobby Eaton
Jeff Jarrett & Steve McMichael defeated Alex Wright & Mark Starr
Scott Norton defeated Chavo Guerrero Jr.
WCW Tag Team Champions Kevin Nash & Scott Hall defeated Bunkhouse Buck & Mike Enos
Chris Benoit defeated Billy Kidman
Rick & Scott Steiner fought Harlem Heat to a no contest

WCW @ Dalton, GA - Georgia Trade & Convention Center - March 19, 1997
WCW Saturday Night taping:
Ricky McDaniel defeated Sgt. Buddy Lee Parker
Joe Gomez defeated Mark Starr
Ice Train defeated Tony Carr
3/22/97:
Kevin Sullivan (w/ Jacquiline) pinned Johnny Boone with the Tree of Woe and double stomp
The Giant pinned Roadblock with the chokeslam
Harlem Heat defeated Meng & the Barbarian via disqualification when Hugh Morrus interfered
Scotty Riggs pinned the Renegade with a roll up and grabbing the tights for leverage
Lex Luger defeated Jim Powers via submission with the Torture Rack
Rick Fuller pinned Johnny Swinger with a spin kick
WCW TV Champion Prince Iaukea pinned Ciclope with a crossbody off the top
Public Enemy defeated the Extreme when Johnny Grunge pinned Devon Storm following a powerbomb from the middle turnbuckle through a table
WCW US Champion Dean Malenko defeated Galaxy via submission with the Texas Cloverleaf
Rick & Scott Steiner defeated High Voltage when Rick pinned Kaos with the bulldog off the top
Malia Hosaka pinned Leilani Kai with a head scissors takedown
3/29/97:
Greg Valentine pinned Billy Kidman with an elbow drop
Chris Jericho defeated Super Calo
Diamond Dallas Page pinned Maxx with the Diamond Cutter

WCW @ Duluth, MN - Convention Center - March 24, 1997
WCW Monday Nitro:
WCW US Champion Dean Malenko defeated Konnan via submission with the Texas Cloverleaf
High Voltage defeated Public Enemy when Johnny Grunge was pinned after Jeff Jarrett came out, with Debra, and Jarrett hit Grunge in the back with the Halliburton

WCW @ Baltimore, MD - Arena - March 27, 1997
Scotty Riggs pinned Julio Sanchez at 9:14 with a flying double axe handle
Konnan pinned La Parka with a powerbomb at 12:18
WCW US Champion Dean Malenko pinned Chris Jericho with a sunset flip at 14:28
Rey Mysterio Jr. pinned Super Calo at 14:11 with a backflip off the top into a bridge
Kevin Sullivan pinned Chris Benoit in a death match at 9:10 after hitting a tombstone piledriver and Jacquiline interfering and hitting a splash off the top
Randy Savage pinned Diamond Dallas Page at 7:38 after WCW Tag Team Champion Kevin Nash interfered; after the bout, DDP punched referee Nick Patrick with Patrick then fining Page $5,000
WCW Tag Team Champions Randy Savage (sub. for Scott Hall) & Kevin Nash defeated Lex Luger & the Giant via reverse decision; the challengers originally won the match and titles at 13:42 when Nash submitted to Luger's Torture Rack but referee Nick Patrick came out and awarded the match to the champions because Diamond Dallas Page prevented Savage from making the save during the finish; Savage was a recognized co-holder of the tag titles since Hall did not appear; after the bout, the Giant hit the chokeslam on Patrick

WCW @ Roanoke, VA - Civic Center - March 31, 1997
WCW Monday Nitro:
Lex Luger & the Giant defeated Rick Fuller & Roadblock
Psychosis pinned Villano IV
WCW TV Champion Prince Iaukea pinned La Parka
Chris Jericho pinned Lord Steven Regal with a roll up into a bridge after a jump kick to the face; after the bout, Regal attacked Jericho and dropped him with a piledriver before applying the Regal Stretch; Billy Kidman, the Renegade, and Joe Gomez attempted to make the save but were beaten down as well
WCW Women's Champion Akira Hokuto pinned Debbie Combs
Jacques Rougeau & Pierre Oulette defeated Jeff Jarrett & Steve McMichael
Toshi Uematsu pinned Meiko Satomura
Chris Benoit pinned Hugh Morrus
Diamond Dallas Page pinned Lance Ringo
Rick & Scott Steiner defeated High Voltage

WCW @ Baltimore, MD - Arena - April 1997
Scotty Riggs defeated Julio Sanchez
Konnan defeated La Parka
WCW US Champion Dean Malenko defeated Chris Jericho
Rey Mysterio Jr. defeated Super Calo
Randy Savage pinned Diamond Dallas Page
Randy Savage (sub. for WCW Tag Team Champion Scott Hall) & WCW Tag Team Champion Kevin Nash defeated Lex Luger & the Giant via disqualification

Spring Stampede 97 - Tupelo, MS - Coliseum - April 6, 1997 (8,356)
Pay-per-view bouts - featured Tony Schiavone, Dusty Rhodes, & Bobby Heenan on commentary; included an opening announcement that WCW Tag Team Champion Scott Hall was not in the building and Kevin Nash was ordered to defend the tag team titles against Rick & Scott Steiner later in the night in a handicap match; featured Lee Marshall attempting to interview WCW Tag Team Champion Kevin Nash, with Rick & Scott Steiner appearing and trying to get at Nash; as Nash goaded the Steiners and demanded Nick Patrick be the referee for his title defense, Scott eventually punched a police officer standing in his way and was maced and handcuffed; included Gene Okerlund interviewing Ric Flair in the arena, in which Flair said he would be 100% healthy May 1 and said Arn Anderson would be back in the ring after his surgery Tuesday, with Okerlund adding all the fans and WCW employees were wishing Anderson a speedy recovery; Flair then said Kevin Greene had been given approval by the Carolina Panthers to work in WCW and had already agreed to team with Flair May 18 in Charlotte to face any members of the nWo; featured Okerlund interviewing Harlem Heat & Sister Sherri backstage about the four corners #1 contenders match against Lex Luger & the Giant later in the show, with Booker T saying "Hulk Hogan, we comin' for you, nigga" (the audio was changed to "sucka" for the VHS release); included Okerlund interviewing Lex Luger & the Giant backstage about their #1 contenders match against Harlem Heat later in the show; featured Okerlund interviewing Diamond Dallas Page, with Kimberly, backstage regarding his match with Randy Savage later in the night:
Rey Mysterio Jr. pinned the Ultimo Dragon at 14:55 with a springboard hurricanrana; during the bout, Lee Marshal attempted to interview Kevin Nash backstage but WCW Cruiserweight Champion Syxx wouldn't let him in the lockerroom; Mike Tenay did guest commentary for the bout (Rey Mysterio: Biggest Little Man)
WCW Women's Champion Akira Hokuto (w/ Sonny Onoo) pinned Madusa at 5:13 when Luna Vachon interfered and kicked Madusa in the knee as she attempted a powerbomb on the champion, while Onoo distracted the referee; Lee Marshall did guest commentary for the bout
WCW TV Champion Prince Iaukea pinned Lord Steven Regal at 9:16 by blocking an attempted sunset flip; during the bout, it was announced Scott Steiner had been arrested and Rick Steiner would face Kevin Nash later in the show for the WCW Tag Team Titles; it was also announced a preview clip of "Double Team," starring Jean Claude Van Damme and the nWo's Dennis Rodman would air the following night on Monday Nitro; after the match, Regal attacked the champion, locked him in the Regal Stretch, hit him in the back of the head with the title belt, and continued to target Iaukea's right arm and ribs
Public Enemy defeated Jeff Jarrett & Steve McMichael (w/ Debra) at 10:42 when Johnny Grunge pinned Jarrett after Rocco Rock came off the middle turnbuckle and hit Jarrett with McMichael's steel briefcase behind the referee's back as Jarrett had the figure-4 applied on Grunge
WCW US Champion Dean Malenko fought Chris Benoit (w/ Woman) to a no contest at 17:53 when Arn Anderson attacked Malenko as both men battled on the floor, with Kevin Sullivan then appearing and hitting Benoit in the back with a kendo stick; late in the bout, Jacqualine came out and attacked Woman, allowing Jimmy Hart to appear and attempt to steal the US title until he was blocked in the aisle by Eddie Guerrero, his arm in a sling; after the bout, Guerrero was taken backstage by Hart, Jacqualine, and Sullivan, who put the title belt on Guerrero's shoulder against his will; moments later, Malenko checked on the challenger and told Benoit "He was not supposed to be here," with Benoit replying "No, he was not"
WCW Tag Team Champion Kevin Nash (w/ WCW Cruiserweight Champion Syxx & Ted Dibiase) pinned Rick Steiner at 10:25 with the powerbomb after dropping Steiner four times face-first across an exposed turnbuckle; mid-way through the match, Steiner kicked out of the powerbomb; late in the bout, Dibiase walked out after Nash continued to assault Steiner without opting for the pin; during the cover, referee Nick Patrick hesitated to make the count until Nash forced him to; the WCW Tag Team Titles were at stake in the match
Lex Luger defeated the Giant, Booker T, and Stevie Ray (w/ Sister Sherri) at 18:18 when Booker submitted to the Torture Rack; late in the bout, the Giant gave the signal he was going to hit the chokeslam on Booker but instead tagged Luger into the match and told him to finish the bout; due to pre-match stiuplations, Luger became the #1 contender to the WCW World Title
Diamond Dallas Page (w/ Kimberly) pinned Randy Savage (w/ Elizabeth) in a No DQ match at 15:37 with the Diamond Cutter; after the bout, Kevin Nash grabbed replacement referee Nick Patrick, who made the pin after Savage attacked referee Marc Curtis, and dropped him with the powerbomb; immediately after the bout, Eric Bischoff, Ted Dibiase, WCW Cruiserweight Champion Syxx, Vincent, Michael Wallstreet, and Scott Norton came out; moments later, Savage kicked Page to the floor and grabbed Kimberly by the hair, with Bischoff telling Savage not to hurt her; Savage then knocked Bischoff to the mat, with the rest of the nWo then climbing in the ring as Savage left the ring

WCW @ Huntsville, AL - Von Braun Civic Center - April 7, 1997
WCW Monday Nitro - included an opening segment showing the closing moments of Spring Stampede in which Randy Savage knocked Eric Bischoff to the mat, with the rest of the nWo coming out to calm down Savage; featured footage from the "Double Team" premiere in Chicago, with a nWo promo by WCW World Champion Hulk Hogan and Dennis Rodman; included an in-ring segment with the nWo - a group led by Hogan and a group led by Kevin Nash - in which Hogan and Nash teased a fight but eventually made up, however Randy Savage was still angry at Eric Bischoff; after Hogan intervened, Savage told Bischoff he was on probation with both Ted Turner and Savage and Savage himself was on probation with Bischoff - with Bischoff agreeing; featured Gene Okerlund conducting an in-ring interview with Ric Flair in which Flair brought out Roddy Piper and later Kevin Greene and challenged the nWo; included a closing in-ring promo by DDP, with an ice pack on his shoulder, in which he called himself an anomoly - something that wasn't supposed to happen - and then challenged Savage to face him then and there; Savage then came out on his crutches, with Hogan stepping in-between and saying he would take down DDP for Savage; moments later, Sting dropped from the rafters into the aisle, blocking Hogan, Savage, and the rest of the nWo to DDP, throwing a baseball bat to Page, and then staring down the nWo alongside Page to close the show:
Konnan & Hugh Morrus defeated Alex Wright & Psychosis at 5:04 when Morrus pinned Wright with a swinging neckbreaker and the moonsault after Konnan hit Wright from behind; during the bout, footage was shown from earlier in the day of Diamond Dallas Page arriving to the arena with a black eye following his match the previous night against Randy Savage, with DDP saying he wasn't done with Savage; after the match, Konnan hit a cradle DDT on Psychosis and demanded the referee give him a 3-count as well
Rey Mysterio Jr. defeated Lord Steven Regal via disqualification at 4:32 when Regal refused to break the Regal Stretch after Mysterio reached the ropes; during the bout, WCW World Champion Hulk Hogan, Eric Bischoff, Ted Dibiase, & Vincent were shown arriving to the arena; after the bout, WCW TV Champion Prince Iaukea attempted to make the save but was also locked in the Regal Stretch for several moments until several referees came out to break the hold, with Regal then getting more shots in on both men; moments later, Randy Savage - on crutches - Elizabeth, Syxx, fake Sting, Kevin Nash, Michael Wallstreet, and Buff Bagwell arrived to the arena in a second limo
Chris Benoit (w/ Woman) pinned Ice Train (w/ Teddy Long) at 3:08 with a DDT after knocking Long off the apron; during the bout, backstage footage showed Hogan arguing with Kevin Nash and Randy Savage until Nash walked off
Kevin Sullivan (w/ Jimmy Hart & Jacquiline) pinned Hector Guerrero at 2:47 with the Tree of Woe and the double stomp
WCW US Champion Dean Malenko pinned Chris Jericho at 3:01 with a kick to the face after ramming Jericho face-first into the steel ringpost; moments later, the trainer came out to check on Jericho
High Voltage defeated Public Enemy at 3:06 when Rage pinned Rocco Rock with a Northern Lights suplex after Johnny Grunge fell through a table set up at ringside; during the bout, Tony Schiavone announced Slamboree tickets would be on sale the following Saturday in Charlotte and DDP and Kimberly would be on hand at the Independence Arena; after the match, Okerlund interviewed Public Enemy in the ring in which they challenged High Voltage to a Philadelphia streetfight the following week and said they "might have to get a little bit extreme"
Harlem Heat (w/ Sister Sherri) defeated Jeff Jarrett & Steve McMichael (w/ Debra) at 9:02 when Booker T pinned Jarrett with a Harlem Side Kick after Jarrett was pushed into the ring by McMichael; Jarrett wrestled the majority of the match alone since McMichael didn't come ringside until the 7:30 mark; after the bout, Okerlund interviewed Jarrett, McMichael, and Debra in the ring in which McMichael avoided Jarrett's questions about where he was but McMichael did warn everyone in WCW to be afraid of him
The Ultimo Dragon (w/ Sonny Onoo) pinned WCW TV Champion Prince Iaukea to win the title at 2:03 after a series of kicks to the champion's injured ribs; Iaukea's ribs were heavily taped for the match following the attack he sustained earlier in the show from Lord Steven Regal
The Giant fought Scott Steiner to a no contest when Hugh Morrus & Konnan attacked Steiner from behind as he made his way to the ring, with the Giant help making the save; moments later, Steiner and the Giant shook hands and went backstage together as the crowd booed the non-match

WCW @ Montreal, Quebec - Molson Center - April 11, 1997
Nelson Veilleux defeated Sunny War Cloud
The Prisoners defeated Jacques Compois & Richard Charland
Tiger Jackson defeated Little Broten
Jeff Jarrett defeated Chris Jericho
Harlem Heat defeated Meng & the Barbarian
Lex Luger defeated Steve McMichael when Ric Flair interfered and Luger put Flair in the Torture Rack for the submission victory
Carl Oulette defeated the Giant via disqualification when the Giant hit the referee
Jacques Rougeau pinned WCW World Champion Hulk Hogan in a non-title match

WCW @ Pittsburgh, PA - Palumbo Center - April 12, 1997

NJPW @ Tokyo, Japan - Tokyo Dome - April 12, 1997 (50,500)
Hiroyoshi Tenzan defeated Manabu Nakanishi at 14:29 via submission
El Samurai pinned Shinjiro Ohtani at 13:51
Chris Benoit pinned Kevin Sullivan at 9:17
Satoshi Kojima & Junji Hirata defeated Kazuo Yamazaki & Osamu Kido at 10:18 when Kojima pinned Kido Shiro Koshinaka pinned Takashi Ishikawa at 11:16
J Crown Champion Jushin Liger pinned the Great Sasuke at 20:08
Antonio Inoki defeated Tiger King at 6:46 via submission
The Great Muta pinned Masahiro Chono at 14:09
Riki Choshu & Kensuke Sasaki defeated IWGP Tag Team Champions Tatsumi Fujinami & Kengo Kimura at 15:39 to win the titles when Choshu pinned Kimura
Naoya Ogawa defeated Shinya Hashimoto at 9:25 via TKO

WCW @ Philadelphia, PA - Corestates Spectrum - April 14, 1997 (announced as a sell out)
Ice Train & Joe Gomez defeated Extreme
Madusa defeated Luna Vachon via disqualification
WCW Monday Nitro - included an opening segment highlighting the altercation the previous week between WCW World Champion Hulk Hogan and Kevin Nash as well as the closing segment involving Sting & Diamond Dallas Page facing off against the nWo; featured the nWo taking over the announce table, with Kevin Nash saying Lex Luger would have go to through him if he wanted a shot against Hogan later in the show; Eric Bischoff wore a nWo Dennis Rodman t-shirt during the segment; included a clip from the upcoming film "Volcano," in theatres April 25; featured Gene Okerlund interviewing Luna Vachon in which she said she was the #1 contender to the WCW Women's Title and said she would take the title from Madusa's waist, forgetting Madusa wasn't the champion; included Okerlund interviewing Ric Flair, Roddy Piper, and Kevin Greene in the ring in which it was announced Flair, Piper, & Greene would face the nWo at Slamboree, with Piper saying guys like he and Flair made Starrcade and WrestleMania and paved the way for the guys in the nWo; moments later, Greene said he was betrayed by Hulk Hogan and wanted revenge; Flair then gave a brief timeline of his career - 1973 with Verne Gagne, 1983 against Dick the Bruiser, and 1993 against Randy Savage at the Hoosier Dome (it was actually 92); Ray Rhodes, coach of the Philadelphia Eagles, was in attendance for the show:
Chris Benoit pinned the Barbarian (w/ Jimmy Hart) at 2:35 with the diving headbutt after avoiding one from the Barbarian; after the bout, Kevin Sullivan, Konnan, Hugh Morrus, and Jacquline joined the Barbarian in attacking Benoit until Jeff Jarrett and Steve McMichael, wielding his Halliburton, cleared the ring; moments later, Gene Okerlund interviewed Benoit in the ring and said he knew he had to destroy Sullivan or Sullivan would destroy him
WCW US Champion Dean Malenko defeated Hector Guerrero at 2:54 via submission with the Texas Cloverleaf; prior to the bout, it was said there would be an announcement made the following week regarding Eric Bischoff's involvement in WCW; after the match, Eddie Guerrero - his arm in a sling - came out and confronted Malenko in the aisle after Malenko refused to break the hold after the bell before Eddie tended to his older brother
Rey Mysterio Jr. pinned Juventud Guerrera at 3:24 with the hurricanrana into a roll up; prior to the bout, Reggie White was shown sitting in the crowd and it was announced White had signed to wrestle Steve McMichael
WCW TV Champion the Ultimo Dragon (w/ Sonny Onoo) pinned Lane Carlson (Lenny Lane) at 3:44 with a dragon suplex (Carlson's debut)
WCW Cruiserweight Champion Syxx defeated Prince Iaukea via submission with the Buzzkiller at 5:41; during the match, Tony Schiavone announced Nick Patrick was petitioning to be reinstated as a referee (the debut of the Buzzkiller finisher)
Public Enemy defeated High Voltage in a streetfight at 4:37 when Rocco Rock pinned Chaos following a Drive By through two tables stacked on each other outside the ring; PE wore Philadelphia Flyers jerseys for the match
The Giant pinned Big Al (911) with the chokeslam at the 59-second mark
Diamond Dallas Page (w/ Kimberly) pinned Konnan at 2:08 with the Diamond Cutter; after the match, Randy Savage and Elizabeth appeared in the crowd with Savage cutting a promo telling DDP to stop his wife fantasizing about Savage and calling him, with Page then running through the crowd to get at Savage
Jeff Jarrett & Steve McMichael (w/ Debra) defeated Harlem Heat (w/ Sister Sherri) via disqualification at 7:06 after Sherri pinned Debra in the corner and tried to hit McMichael with the Halliburton; after the match, Okerlund interviewed Jarrett, McMichael, and Debra about the fact McMichael would face White at Slamboree, with McMichael praising White's football accomplishments before saying he left Philadelphia for the money; moments later, White jumped the railing, McMichael spat at him, and the two were pulled apart by officials
Lex Luger defeated WCW Tag Team Champion Kevin Nash (w/ WCW Cruiserweight Champion Syxx, Scott NOrton, Michael Wallstreet, Vincent, Buff Bagwell, nWo Sting, and Ted Dibiase) via disqualification at 4:06 when the nWo interfered after Luger knocked Nash to the mat; after the bout, DDP attempted to make the save but was beaten down as well; moments later, the Giant came out, with Sting following moments later and tossing baseball bats to Luger, DDP, and the Giant as they surrounded the ring; Sting then dropped Nash with his bat, with the nWo escaping to the floor

WCW @ Dayton, OH - Hara Arena - April 18, 1997

WCW @ Grand Rapids, MI - April 19, 1997
La Parka defeated Ciclope
Psychosis defeated Juventud Guerrera
Rey Mysterio Jr. defeated Super Calo
Jeff Jarrett defeated Chris Benoit
Kevin Nash defeated Diamond Dallas Page
Lex Luger & the Giant defeated Harlem Heat and Public Enemy

WCW @ Kalamazoo, MI - April 20, 1997
La Parka defeated Ciclope
Psychosis defeated Juventud Guerrera
Rey Mysterio Jr. defeated Terry Taylor
Jeff Jarrett defeated Chris Benoit
Kevin Nash defeated Diamond Dallas Page
Lex Luger & the Giant defeated Harlem Heat and Public Enemy

WCW @ Saginaw, MI - Civic Center - April 21, 1997
WCW Monday Nitro - included an opening shot of JJ Dillon arriving to the arena, making his debut as the new chairman of the WCW Executive Committee (Dillon's TV return after a 7-year absence); featured footage from last week's Nitro of Sting coming ringside and tossing baseball bats to Lex Luger, the Giant, and Diamond Dallas Page to rid the nWo from the ring; Nick Patrick then interrupted the segment by coming out and saying he was petitioning to be reinstated as a referee, apologized for his actions since joining the nWo, but there were people he would not apologize to such as Eric Bischoff and Randy Savage, with Larry Zbyzsko arguing with Patrick that he wasn't trustworthy; included a vignette of Chris Benoit, promoting his match with Meng at Slamboree; featured Okerlund interviewing Dillon in which Dillon said Patrick's petition for reinstatement had been taken under advisement, Eric Bischoff now has no authority within WCW, but Bischoff has an iron-clad contract as executive vice-president; Bischoff then walked out and, after Dillon said the nWo contracts of Big Bubba and Michael Wallstreet were not valid because they didn't jump ship within the alloted 30-day window, Bischoff replied by saying "Bite me;" Bischoff then said no one could stop him from doing whatever he wanted with the nWo, with Dillon saying Bischoff was the most powerful man in wrestling but he didn't do it alone and he betrayed everyone's trust; he then finished by saying he didn't want to fill Bischoff's shoes, he wanted to walk in his own; included footage of last week's in-ring pull-apart brawl between Reggie White and Steve McMichael; featured a Lex Luger vignette; included an nWo vignette of WCW World Champion Hulk Hogan on the set of his new movie "McGinsey's Island," co-staring Robert Vaughn and Grace Jones with appearances from both; featured an in-ring promo from the nWo - Kevin Nash, WCW Cruiserweight Chamion Syxx, fake Sting, Buff Bagwell, Vincent, and Scott Norton - in which Syxx replied to recent comments from Ric Flair and said he had no respect for Flair or Roddy Piper; Nash then said the "legends" like Flair and Piper left the young guys nothing and WCW used to be a place where a bunch of guys only pushed their sons; he said Scott Hall was on the verge of becoming a superstar but WCW cut his salary so he went to New York; Nash then said he was from the south side of Detroit, which popped the crowd, and said respect wasn't given but beaten out of someone and that it was the new generation's time to shine; he then said his generation was having to patch the potholes left behind by guys like Flair and Piper; included Okerlund conducting an in-ring interview with Flair, Piper, & Kevin Greene about their match against the nWo at Slamboree, with the three challenging their opponents to come out then and there and "pave the highway;" moments later, the nWo appeared and brought out WCW Tag Team Champion Scott Hall - who had been off TV several weeks - with the WCW team and nWo group brawling to end the show:
WCW US Champion Dean Malenko defeated Yuji Nagata via submission with the Texas Cloverleaf at 6:01; the Green Bay Packers' Reggie White, who would face Steve McMichael at Slamboree, was shown sitting ringside during the match
Glacier pinned Ciclope at the 33-second mark with the superkick; during the bout, the crowd chanted "Glacier sucks;" after the match, the man (Bryan Clarke) that helped Mortis double team Glacier at Uncensored came out, distracting Glacier as Mortis came in behind him and dropped him with a kick; Glacier was then double teamed and had his eye injured as James Vandenburg stole his helmet
WCW TV Champion the Ultimo Dragon (w/ Sonny Onoo) defeated Bobby Eaton at 2:48 via submission with the Dragon Sleeper; after the match, Gene Okerlund interviewed Lord Steven Regal in the aisle, with Regal saying spending time with Sarah Ferguson "was like spending the night with a ripped-out bloody fireplace;" Regal then cut a promo on facing the Dragon for the title at Slamboree
Meng (w/ Jimmy Hart) defeated Chris Jericho via KO at 3:19 with the Tongan Death Grip after catching Jericho coming off the top and hitting a modified Stun Gun; prior to the bout, it was announced the following week's show would be 1-hour and would air at 7 p.m. due to the NBA playoffs; after the match, Okerlund interviewed Meng and Hart in the aisle about Meng's match with Chris Benoit at Slamboree; moments later, Kevin Sullivan appeared, with Jacquiline, and said he let Nancy and his son leave him but was upset with his daughter Shannon for her comments
Rick & Scott Steiner fought Public Enemy to a no contest at 3:12 when Konnan & Hugh Morrus attacked the Steiners, with Public Enemy helping the Steiners fight them off; prior to the bout, the Steiners' music played but they didn't appear; moments later, they were seen fighting off an attack from Konnan & Morrus - their opponents for Slamboree - backstage until security broke the four men apart, with the Steiners then coming out for the match; members of the Steiners' family were shown at ringside prior to the match
Jeff Jarrett (w/ Debra) defeated Scotty Riggs at 3:53 via submission with the figure-4 after knocking Riggs off the top, with Riggs hurting his leg as he fell; prior to the bout, footage was shown from the previous Saturday's WCW Saturday Night of Riggs beating Jarrett and Jarrett attacking Riggs after the bout; late in the match, Steve McMichael attempted to interfere but Reggie White jumped out of the crowd, stole away McMichael's Halliburton, and scared him backstage
WCW Cruiserweight Champion Syxx (w/ WCW Tag Team Champion Kevin Nash) defeated Rey Mysterio Jr. at 5:53 via KO with the Buzzkiller after Nash interfered and hit the powerbomb on the challenger; after the bout, JJ Dillon came out and ordered Syxx to break the hold, with security keeping Syxx back as Mysterio was taken backstage on a stretcher and taken away in an ambulance; moments later, Dillon yelled at Nash & Syxx and told them their behavior wouldn't be tolerated any longer, with both replying "Bite me"
Diamond Dallas Page (w/ Kimberly) pinned Psychosis at the 50-second mark with a Diamond Cutter off the top; after the bout, Randy Savage - on crutches - and Elizabeth were shown in the crowd, with Savage cutting a promo on DDP and Kim; moments later, DDP said he wasn't going to fall for chasing after Savage and instead challenged Savage to come down to the ring which he did not

WCW @ Pittsburgh, PA - April 26, 1997
Rey Mysterio Jr. defeated La Parka
Chris Jericho fought Jeff Jarrett to a 15-minute time-limit draw
Konnan & Hugh Morrus defeated Public Enemy
Lex Luger & the Giant defeated the Faces of Fear and Harlem Heat
Diamond Dallas Page defeated Kevin Nash

WCW @ Norfolk, VA - Scope - April 28, 1997
WCW Monday Nitro:
WCW US Champion Dean Malenko defeated Prince Iaukea
WCW Cruiserweight Champion Syxx defeated Juventud Guerrera
Chris Benoit defeated Lord Steven Regal via disqualification when Kevin Sullivan interfered
Lex Luger & the Giant defeated the Amazing French Canadians
Steve McMichael defeated the Barbarian

NJPW @ Osaka, Japan - Osaka Dome - May 3, 1997 (43,000)
Koji Kanemoto, Shinjiro Ohtani, Dick Togo, Mens Teoh, & Hanzo Nakajima defeated Super Delfin, Gran Hamada, the Great Sasuke, El Samurai, & Norio Honoga at 19:11 in a Best 2 out of 3 falls match, 2-0; Ohtani pinned Delfin at 9:00; Togo pinned Hamada at 19:11
Kazuo Yamazaki defeated Kendo Kashin at 8:06 via submission with a sleeper
Shiro Koshinaka pinned Kengo Kimura at 13:34
Tatsumi Fujinami pinned Hiroyoshi Tenzan at 9:03
nWo Sting & WCW Cruiserweight Champion Syxx defeated Tadao Yasuda & Takashi Iizuka at 12:23 when Syxx pinned Iizuka
Buff Bagwell & Scott Norton defeated Lex Luger & the Giant at 10:09 when Norton pinned Luger
Masahiro Chono, WCW Tag Team Champions Kevin Nash & Scott Hall defeated the Great Muta, Rick & Scott Steiner at 14:31 when Hall pinned Rick
Antonio Inoki & Tiger King defeated Yoshiaki Fujiwara & Jushin Liger at 10:42 when Fujiwara submitted to Inoki
Satoshi Kojima & Manabu Nakanishi defeated IWGP Tag Team Champions Riki Choshu & Kensuke Sasaki at 17:34 when Choshu submitted to Kojima
IWGP Champion Shinya Hashimoto defeated Naoya Ogawa at 10:20 via submission

WCW @ Baltimore, MD - Arena - May 12, 1997
WCW Monday Nitro:
WCW TV Champion the Ultimo Dragon defeated Juventud Guerrera
WCW US Champion Dean Malenko pinned Steve McMichael
Wrath pinned Scotty Riggs
Konnan & Hugh Morrus defeated Alex Wright & Ice Train

WCW @ Winston-Salem, NC - Lawrence Joel Memorial Coliseum - May 17, 1997
Lord Steven Regal defeated Alex Wright via submission with the Regal Stretch at around the 18-minute mark
Buff Bagwell defeated Scotty Riggs via forfeit when Riggs failed to appear as scheduled
Rey Mysterio Jr. pinned Psychosis at around the 15-minute mark with a springboard hurricanrana into a cover
Jeff Jarrett defeated WCW TV Champion the Ultimo Dragon in a non-title match via submission with the figure-4 at around the 19-minute mark
Dean Malenko (sub. for Chris Jericho) defeated WCW Cruiserweight Champion Syxx via disqualification when WCW Tag Team Champions Scott Hall & Kevin Nash attacked Malenko as he had the Texas Clover Leaf applied
Rick & Scott Steiner defeated Public Enemy at around the 25-minute mark when Rick pinned Johnny Grunge after avoiding an elbow off the top through a table
The Giant defeated WCW Tag Team Champions Scott Hall & Kevin Nash via disqualification in a handicap match at around the 12-minute mark when Syxx interfered; Lex Luger was scheduled to be the Giant's partner but wasn't allowed to compete; after the bout, Luger made the save against the nWo
Diamond Dallas Page defeated Randy Savage via disqualification at around the 8-minute mark when Buff Bagwell interfered as DDP attempted the Diamond Cutter; after the bout, Page dropped Bagwell with the Diamond Cutter, prompting Scott Hall, Kevin Nash, and Syxx to come out; moments later, the Giant, Lex Luger, and Rick & Scott Steiner made the save

WCW Saturday Night - 5/17/97:
Yuji Yasuraoka defeated ?; after the bout, Rey Mysterio Jr. made the save (Yasuraoka's debut)

Slamboree 97 - Charlotte, NC - Independence Arena - May 18, 1997 (9,643; announced as a sell out)
Yugi Nagata defeated Pat Tanaka
Public Enemy defeated Harlem Heat
Pay-per-view bouts - featured Tony Schiavone, Bobby Heenan, & Dusty Rhodes on commentary; included Randy Savage, with Elizabeth, interrupting a Gene Okerlund segment in the aisle and sending Okerlund backstage after Savage took his mic; moments later, Savage cut an in-ring promo on Diamond Dallas Page until DDP came out of the crowd - with the crutch Savage bent over him recently - and scared him to the floor, with Eric Bischoff, Scott Norton, Vincent, and Buff Bagwell coming out to hold him back; Page then said Savage had to leave the ring because he had a previous engagement - washing Hulk Hogan's car and kissing his ass; Savage then made his nWo teammates move aside so he could go to the ring; DDP laid out Savage, Bagwell, Bischoff, and Vincent with the crutch until Norton targetted his taped up ribs, with DDP being ganged up on for several moments until the Giant made the save; Savage again tried to get at Page but was forced backstage by the other members of the nWo:
Steven Regal defeated WCW TV Champion the Ultimo Dragon (w/ Sonny Onoo) to win the title at 16:04 via submission with the Regal Stretch following a reverse suplex after Onoo kicked his own man; Mike Tenay did guest commentary for the match
Madusa pinned Luna Vachon with a German suplex into a bridge at 5:09; Lee Marshall did guest commentary for the match
Rey Mysterio Jr. pinned Yuji Yasuraoka with the springboard hurricanrana at 15:01; Mike Tenay did guest commentary for the match
Glacier defeated Mortis (w/ James Vandenburg) via disqualification when Wrath interfered and choked Glacier with Mortis' stick at 1:54; after the bout, Mortis hit a modified Rocker Dropper onto the steel ring steps and was double teamed until a "fan" ran in the ring and made the save; moments later, security escorted the man from the ring as the commentary team introduced him as tournament karate champion Ernest Miller who had recently been seen on WCW Worldwide
WCW US Champion Dean Malenko defeated Jeff Jarrett (w/ Debra) via submission with the Texas Cloverleaf at 15:02 following a double underhook into a powerbomb, moments after Steve McMichael came ringside, pushed Jarrett back inside the ring as he was on the floor, and took Debra backstage with him to prepare for his match later in the show
Meng defeated Chris Benoit (w/ Woman) in a Death Match via KO with the Tongan Death Grip at 13:55 after catching Benoit as he came off the top with the diving headbutt; prior to the match, Jimmy Hart escorted Meng to the ring; early in the bout, Jacquline briefly appeared in the aisle before returning backstage; after the match, Benoit was attended to by medics
Rick & Scott Steiner defeated Konnan & Hugh Morrus at 9:35 when Rick pinned Morrus after Scott hit the Frankensteiner; after the match, Konnan assaulted Morrus before leaving ringside and firing Jimmy Hart - who appeared in the closing moments of the match
Steve McMichael (w/ Debra) pinned Reggie White at 15:17 when Jeff Jarrett came out and threw McMichael a second Halliburton, who then it White with it, after one of White's teammates stole away the Halliburton he came out with
Ric Flair, Roddy Piper, & Kevin Greene defeated WCW Cruiserweight Champion Syxx, WCW Tag Team Champions Kevin Nash & Scott Hall at 17:19 when Flair pinned Hall with the figure-4 as Piper had Nash in a sleeper and Greene hit a powerslam on Syxx; Nick Patrick was the replacement referee during the closing moments of the contest, after being reinstated as a WCW referee, and made the pinfall (Flair's return match after a 6-month absence)

WCW @ Nashville, TN - May 26, 1997
WCW Monday Nitro - included a segment where Madusa challenged Sonny Onoo for a WCW Women's Title shot against Akira Hokuto at the Great American Bash, with Onoo agreeing but demanding Madusa put her career on the line as well:
Juventud Guerrera, Hector Garza, & Super Calo defeated La Parka, Damien, & Ciclope at 6:25 when Garza pinned Ciclope with a powerbomb and reverse somersault splash
Psychosis pinned Alex Wright at 4:09 with a legdrop off the top
Wrath pinned Mark Starr at 2:34 with a uranage
Konnan defeated Villano IV via submission with the Tequilla Sunrise at 3:10
The Great Muta (w/ Sonny Onoo) fought Masahiro Chono to a no contest when Muta sprayed mist into Onoo's face and revealed he had joined the nWo
The Barbarian pinned Jim Powers at 3:18; after the bout, Chris Benoit appeared and challenged Barbarian to a match the following week
The Giant defeated Rick Fuller, Jerry Flynn, & Johnny Swinger in a handicap match at 2:16 after hitting the chokeslam on all three
Harlem Heat defeated Jeff Jarrett & Steve McMichael (w/ Debra) at 10:07 when Jarrett was pinned after McMichael, seeing Kevin Greene was commentating the match, walked out

WCW @ Boston, MA - FleetCenter - June 9, 1997
WCW Monday Nitro:
Jeff Jarrett pinned WCW US Champion Dean Malenko to win the title after Eddie Guerrero interfered and hit a frog splash on the champion
Lex Luger defeated WCW World Champion Hulk Hogan in a non-title match via submission with the Torture Rack at around the 5:30 mark after fighting off an interfering Syxx, WCW Tag Team Champions Scott Hall & Kevin Nash; prior to the match, Hogan and Eric Bischoff came out, with Hogan saying he only wrestled or put his title up when he wanted to and he didn't want to wrestle because he wouldn't want to bore the crowd with how easily he beat Luger; moments later, Luger came out, with Bischoff insulting him until Luger shoved him to the mat and knocked down Hogan to start the match; Bobby Heenan joined the commentary team late in the contest; after the match, Luger was beaten down by Hall, Nash, Hogan, and Syxx

Great American Bash 97 - Moline, IL - Mark of the Quad - June 15, 1997
Pay-per-view bouts - featured Tony Schiavone, Bobby Heenan, & Dusty Rhodes on commentary:
The Ultimo Dragon defeated Psychosis (w/ Sonny Onoo) via submission with the Dragon Sleeper at 14:22 after Onoo accidentally kicked Psychosis in the head; Mike Tenay did guest commentary for the bout, subbing for Dusty Rhodes; the commentary team made note that Psychosis' tap out was understood as a submission
Harlem Heat (w/ Sister Sherri) defeated Rick & Scott Steiner via disqualification at 12:03 when Vincent ran in the ring and dropped an elbow on Booker T immediately after Booker sustained a top rope Frankensteiner from Scott; due to pre-match stipulations, Harlem Heat became the #1 contenders to the WCW Tag Team Titles; after the bout, Rick & Scott Steiner attacked Vincent and dropped him with the double team bulldog
Konnan defeated Hugh Morrus via KO at 10:36 with the Tequilla Sunrise after Morrus hit his face on the top turnbuckle while attempting the moonsault, followed by a German suplex
Glacier pinned Wrath (w/ James Vandenburg & Mortis) at 12:03 with the superkick after hitting Wrath with a chain thrown into the ring by Mortis; Mortis was handcuffed at ringside for the duration of the bout but helped double team Glacier after the match when Glacier became handcuffed to the top rope; eventually several referees came out to break up the fight and free Glacier from the rope; Mike Tenay did guest commentary for the bout
WCW Women's Champion Akira Hokuto (w/ Sonny Onoo) pinned Madusa at 11:44 with a brainbuster; Lee Marshal did guest commentary for the bout; after the bout, the champion continued to attack Madusa's left knee, which she appeared to seriously injure mid-way through the contest; due to pre-match stipulations, Madusa was forced to retire; after the contest, Gene Okerlund tried to interview the trainer at ringside as he helped Madusa backstage but both the trainer and Madusa refused to comment; later in the show, the trainer was shown backstage checking Madusa's bad knee
Chris Benoit defeated Meng in a death match at 14:58 via submission with the Crippler Crossface after being caught in the hold over a minute; Jimmy Hart escorted Meng ringside before the bout but was scared backstage by Benoit before the match began; after the match, Benoit was taken backstage on a stretcher and, several minutes later after being checked on by the trainer, Meng was taken backstage on a stretcher as well
Kevin Greene pinned Steve McMichael (w/ Debra) at 9:21 after WCW US Champion Jeff Jarrett interfered and accidentally hit McMichael in the back of the head with his Halliburton; during the bout, Greene's mother and father were shown sitting ringside
WCW Tag Team Champions Scott Hall & Kevin Nash defeated Ric Flair & Roddy Piper at 10:03 when Hall pinned Piper with the Outsider's Edge; Syxx was in the champions' corner but was chased backstage by Flair mid-way through the contest, leaving Piper to fend for himself
Randy Savage (w/ Elizabeth) pinned Diamond Dallas Page (w/ Kimberly) in a non-sanctioned lights out match at 15:56 with the flying elbowsmash after WCW Tag Team Champion Scott Hall interfered and dropped DDP with the Outsider's Edge

WCW @ Chicago, IL - United Center - June 16, 1997
WCW Monday Nitro:
Glacier defeated Mortis
Dean Malenko defeated Chavo Guerrero Jr. via submission
Super Calo defeated La Parka
Harlem Heat defeated the Amazing French Canadians
WCW Cruiserweight Champion Syxx defeated Rey Mysterio Jr. via submission
The Ultimo Dragon defeated Chris Jericho
Buff Bagwell & Scott Norton defeated WCW US Champion Jeff Jarrett & Steve McMichael after McMichael turned on Jarrett

WCW @ Inglewood, CA - Great Western Forum - June 28, 1997
WCW Saturday Nitro - free Internet-exclusive audio show:
WCW Cruiserweight Champion Syxx defeated Rey Mysterio Jr.
Chris Jericho pinned WCW Cruiserweight Champion Syxx to win the title

WCW @ Las Vegas, NV - MGM Grand Garden Arena - June 30, 1997
WCW Monday Nitro - featured an opening in-ring promo by Ric Flair conducted by Gene Okerlund in which had two women bring out a mannequin dressed as Roddy Piper and then cut a promo on Piper; included Okerlund interviewing Rey Mysterio Jr. in the aisle in which Mysterio - after the attack he sustained weeks before from Kevin Nash - challenged Nash to a match later in the show, with Nash then coming out to accept the challenge; featured an in-ring promo by WCW World Champion Hulk Hogan & Eric Bischoff in which Hogan cut a promo on he and Dennis Rodman's match at Bash at the Beach against Lex Luger & the Giant, said Nash would destroy Mysterio, and Luger, the Giant, and Diamond Dallas Page would suffer later in the show; included the announcement Public Enemy would face Harlem Heat on WCW Saturday Night; featured Okerlund conducting an interview with Rick & Scott Steiner in which they said they worked to earn the #1 contender spot to face the Outsiders for the WCW Tag Team Titles, with the Outsiders and Syxx then appearing flanked by Scott Norton, Vincent, Buff Bagwell, and Masahiro Chono; Hall then offered the Steiners a contract which they signed and then left, with Hall revealing they signed for a tag match but it would be against Chono & the Great Muta; included a Kevin Sullivan vignette promoting his career vs. career match against Chris Benoit at Bash at the Beach; featured an outside shot of a white limo arriving to the arena, with the commentary team speculating it was the "impact player" promised to debut during the show; included Mike Tenay conducting an interview in the crowd with Raven in which Raven ignored each of Tenay's questions:
WCW Cruiserweight Champion Chris Jericho defeated Juventud Guerrera via submission with the Liontamer at 6:48 after a hurricanrana off the top; prior to the bout, it was announced Jericho won the title two days before at the Great Western Forum during WCW's Saturday Nitro Internet audio broadcast; after the match, Okerlund interviewed Jericho in the ring about his title win over the nWo Saturday until Syxx interrupted and said Jericho didn't beat anything until he got back to his hotel room that night and then slapped Jericho across the face; after the commercial break, security pulled the two men apart as they fought in the ring, with Alex Wright then coming out and cutting a heel promo while talking with Okerlund, saying he had been held back because he's German
Eddie Guerrero pinned Dean Malenko at 3:59 with the brainbuster and Frog Splash after ramming Malenko into Chavo Guerrero Jr. on the apron, knocking Chavo to the floor; after the bout, Eddie and Chavo left ringside together
WCW TV Champion Steve Regal defeated Hector Garza at 3:36 via submission with the Regal Stretch after lifting his knees to block a moonsault off the middle turnbuckle
Psychosis (w/ Sonny Onoo) pinned Super Calo at 2:40 when Onoo tripped Calo as he attempted to suplex Psychosis into the ring; after the bout, La Parka ran in the ring behind Calo as he attacked Psychosis and broke a wooden chair across his back, with Juventud Guerrera coming out moments later to make the save
Ric Flair, Chris Benoit, & Steve McMichael (w/ Debra) defeated Masahiro Chono, Buff Bagwell, & Scott Norton via disqualification at 3:31 when Vincent interfered and hit McMichael from behind; after the bout, McMichael knocked Vincent to the floor after hitting him in the back with his Halliburton; during the bout, it was said WCW US Champion Jeff Jarrett was still on probation with the Horsemen, explaining his not being ringside
High Voltage defeated Mortis & Wrath (w/ James Vandenberg) at 1:15 when Rage pinned Mortis after Ernest Miller, who came ringside moments earlier with Glacier, hit a top rope Feliner as Glacier distracted Wrath on the floor
WCW US Champion Jeff Jarrett defeated Konnan via submission with the figure-4 at 4:11 while grabbing onto Ric Flair outside the ring for added leverage, moments after Flair and Chris Benoit came ringside; prior to the bout, Raven was shown sitting in the crowd; after the match, Okerlund interviewed Jarrett and the remainder of the Horsemen in the ring with Flair telling Jarrett he was no longer a Horseman and Debra telling Jarrett he stinks; moments later, Jarrett said he would put Flair out to pasture and then left ringside (Raven's surprise debut)
WCW Tag Team Champion Kevin Nash pinned Rey Mysterio Jr. at 1:48 by placing one foot on his chest after hitting the powerbomb; after the bout, Nash dropped Mysterio twice more with the powerbomb and knocked out the referee before Konnan came out to the ring; after a brief staredown, Nash left ringside as Konnan attacked Mysterio's knee; after the commercial break, Mysterio was placed on a stretcher and taken backstage
Lex Luger, the Giant, & Diamond Dallas Page (w/ Kimberly) fought Randy Savage (w/ Elizabeth), WCW Tag Team Champions Kevin Nash & Scott Hall to a no contest at around the 4-minute mark after WCW World Champion Hulk Hogan attacked the Giant and Luger on the floor as DDP was triple teamed in the ring, with other members of the nWo coming out to beat down Luger & the Giant; several moments later, a fake Sting appeared in the crowd before the real Sting dropped from the rafters and cleared the ring; Curt Hennig then appeared and walked toward the ring just as Raven jumped the guard rail and the show ended (Hennig's surprise debut)

WCW @ Memphis, TN - Mid-South Coliseum - July 7, 1997 (7,799)
WCW Monday Nitro:
Public Enemy defeated Harlem Heat (w/ Sister Sherri) at 4:55; after the bout, the Heat fired Sherri (Sherri's last appearance)
Konnan defeated Joe Gomez via submission at 3:11
Juventud Guerrera & Hector Garza defeated Villano IV & V at 6:16 when Guerrera pinned Villano V with the 450 splash
Buff Bagwell & Scott Norton defeated Eddie & Chavo Guerrero Jr. at 8:01 when Bagwell pinned Chavo with the Buff Blockbuster; after the bout, Eddie and Chavo argued backstage over the loss
La Parka (Diamond Dallas Page under a mask) pinned Randy Savage at 3:10 with the Diamond Cutter; after the bout, La Parka took off his mask to reveal himself as DDP
Psychosis & Silver King fought Glacier & Ernest Miller to a no contest at 2:17 when Mortis & Wrath interfered
Rick & Scott Steiner defeated Chris Benoit & Steve McMichael at 9:16 when Rick pinned Benoit after Kevin Sullivan interfered and hit Benoit with a chair

WCW @ Jackson, TN - Oman Arena - July 8, 1997

Bash at the Beach 97 - Daytona Beach, FL - Ocean Center - July 13, 1997
WCW Cruiserweight Champion Chris Jericho pinned the Ultimo Dragon
WCW US Champion Jeff Jarrett pinned Steve McMichael
Rick & Scott Steiner defeated the Great Muta & Masahiro Chono
Randy Savage & WCW Tag Team Champion Scott Hall defeated Diamond Dallas Page & Curt Hennig (mystery partner)
Roddy Piper defeated Ric Flair
Lex Luger & the Giant defeated WCW World Champion Hulk Hogan & Dennis Rodman

WCW @ Orlando, FL - Arena - July 14, 1997
WCW Monday Nitro

WCW @ Auburn Hills, MI - Palace - August 4, 1997
Prince Iaukea defeated Brad Armstrong
WCW Monday Nitro:
Curt Hennig defeated Mortis
WCW US Champion Jeff Jarrett & Dean Malenko defeated Hector & Chavo Guerrero
The Giant defeated Scott D'Amore, Lenny Lane, & Joey Maggs in a handicap match
Public Enemy defeated High Voltage
WCW Cruiserweight Champion Alex Wright defeated Scotty Riggs
Chris Benoit defeated Syxx
Booker T defeated Vincent
Wrath defeated the Barbarian
Konnan defeated Psychosis
Glacier & Ernest Miller defeated Silver King & Damien
Diamond Dallas Page defeated Ric Flair
Villano IV & V defeated Hector Garza & Lizmark Jr.
Lex Luger defeated WCW World Champion Hulk Hogan to win the title via submission with the Torture Rack

Road Wild 97 - Sturgis, SD - Sturgis Rally & Race - August 9, 1997
Pay-per-view bouts - featured Tony Schiavone, Dusty Rhodes, & Bobby Heenan on commentary; included footage of Rick & Scott Steiner, Diamond Dallas Page, and Steve McMichael driving on their motorcycles to the show; Sturgis Mayor Clifford Linn was in attendance for the show; featured an nWo vignette in which Eric Bischoff said Lex Luger would pay later in the show:
Harlem Heat defeated Buff Bagwell & Scott Norton (w/ Vincent) at 10:19 when Booker T pinned Norton with a kick to the face and Harlem Side Kick after Jacquline, who came ringside late in the match, climbed on Norton's back when the referee wasn't looking; Jacquline held Norton's foot down from the outside during the cover (Jacquline's debut with Harlem Heat)
Konnan defeated Rey Mysterio Jr. in a Mexican Death Match at 10:55 via submission with the Tequilla Sunrise after catching Mysterio coming off the top and hitting a cradle DDT; after the bout, Konnan kept the hold applied for several moments before several referees and the trainer came out to check on Mysterio; Mike Tenay did guest commentary for the bout
Chris Benoit & Steve McMichael defeated WCW US Champion Jeff Jarrett (w/ Debra) & Dean Malenko in an elimination match at 9:36; McMichael pinned Jarrett at 7:10 when Jarrett dropped McMichael with a jawbreaker and then threw McMichael on top of himself to get himself eliminated; McMichael pinned Malenko with the tombstone
WCW Cruiserweight Champion Alex Wright pinned Chris Jericho at 13:02 with a roll over and grabbing the tights for leverage
Ric Flair pinned Syxx with his feet on the ropes for leverage at 11:05 after blocking the Bronko Buster by lifting his foot up as Syxx charged the corner
Curt Hennig pinned Diamond Dallas Page at 9:42 with a kick to the midsection and the Hennig Plex after DDP dropped an interfering Ric Flair with the Diamond Cutter; prior to the bout, Kimberly escorted DDP to the ring
The Giant pinned Randy Savage (w/ Elizabeth) at 6:05 by catching Savage as he came off the top and hitting the chokeslam
Rick & Scott Steiner (w/ Ted Dibiase) defeated WCW Tag Team Champions Kevin Nash & Scott Hall via disqualification at 15:27 when Nash pulled referee Nick Patrick out of the ring after Hall sustained the bulldog off the top double team and was being covered by Scott; after the match, the crowd chanted "Bullshit"
Hulk Hogan pinned WCW World Champion Lex Luger to win the title at 16:14 with the legdrop after a fake Sting came out and hit Luger in the back with his baseball bat, moments after Luger fought off outside interference from Kevin Nash, Scott Norton, Syxx, and Buff Bagwell; after the match, Curt Hennig, Rick & Scott Steiner came out to check on Luger; moments later, Hogan was shown celebrating backstage with Nash, Savage, Vincent, Bagwell, Norton, Konnan, Syxx, and Dennis Rodman

WCW @ ? - August 1997
WCW Saturday Night taping:
8/16/97:
Chris Jericho pinned WCW Cruiserweight Champion Alex Wright to win the title

WCW @ ? - August 18, 1997
Monday Nitro - featured Gene Okerlund conducting an in-ring interview with JJ Dillon in which he asked Sting to come forward between now and the Clash of the Champions and say once and for all what he wants; moments later, Sting came through the crowd, climbed in the ring, and pointed to several signs in the crowd which read "Sting vs. Hogan":

Clash of the Champions XXXV - Nashville, TN - Municipal Auditorium - August 21, 1997
Shown live on TBS - featured Tony Schiavone, Dusty Rhodes, & Bobby Heenan on commentary; included Gene Okerlund conducting an interview with Alex Wright at the entrance stage regarding his match later in the night against WCW TV Champion the Ultimo Dragon; included the announcement Wrath & Mortis would face Meng & the Barbarian and Eddie Guerrero would face Dean Malenko on WCW Saturday Night; featured Okerlund on a TBS 'Dinner & A Movie' stage in the arena with Chef Claude Mann & Paul Gilmartin as they prepared a meal; included Mike Tenay introducing a video package highlighting the history of the Ultimo Dragon; featured Okerlund speaking with Mann & Gilmartin in which the two men presented their several nWo dishes and revealed they were part of the nWo; moments later, Randy Savage appeared and said Mann & Gilmartin were preparing the food for the nWo's birthday party; during the segment, footage of Savage recently appearing on 'Dinner & A Movie' was shown; moments later, Savage cut a promo on facing Lex Luger & Diamond Dallas Page later in the show; after Savage and Okerlund left, Mann & Gilmartin insulted Page until Page appeared, tore down the set, and dropped Gilmartin with the Diamond Cutter; included a closing in-ring segment in which Eric Bischoff, backed by the nWo, cut a promo on behalf of WCW World Champion Hulk Hogan until the lights flickered and Sting, a vulture on his arm, was shown in the rafters; moments later, the voice of a child was heard speaking of Sting and the transformation into what he has become; the lights then went out and when they returned, the vulture on Sting's arm was seen perched on the top rope as a message to the nWo:
Steve McMichael pinned WCW US Champion Jeff Jarrett (w/ Debra) to win the title at around the 8-minute mark after Eddie Guerrero interfered and accidentally hit Jarrett with the title belt after coming off the top behind the referee's back; after the bout, Debra tried to reconcile with McMichael at ringside but he walked off
Raven pinned Stevie Richards in a No DQ match with the DDT at 5:04; prior to the bout, Raven grabbed the mic and said if he was going to wrestle for WCW it would be under his terms and the match would be No DQ; Richards agreed and the stipulation was added
Alex Wright pinned WCW TV Champion the Ultimo Dragon to win the title with a German suplex into a bridge at 11:23; Mike Tenay did guest commentary for the bout
WCW Cruiserweight Champion Chris Jericho pinned Eddie Guerrero at 6:42 after a series of roll overs; after the bout, Guerrero attacked the champion, dropped him with a brainbuster, laid the title belt on Jericho, and hit the frog splash
Psychosis (w/ Sonny Onoo), Silver King, Villano IV & V defeated Juventud Guerrera, Super Calo, Hector Garza, & Lizmark Jr. at 4:53 when Psychosis pinned Calo with the legdrop off the top after Onoo held Psychosis' foot to save him from Calo's hurricanrana off the top; prior to the bout, it was announced Halloween Havoc would return to Las Vegas Oct. 26; Tenay did guest commentary for the bout
Ric Flair & Curt Hennig defeated Syxx & Konnan at 5:10 when Hennig pinned Konnan with the Hennig Plex; after the bout, Gene Okerlund conducted an in-ring interview with Flair & Hennig in which both Okerlund and Flair confronted Hennig as to whether he was a Horsemen, with Hennig giving a vague answer and walking off
WCW Tag Team Champions Scott Hall & Randy Savage (w/ Elizabeth) defeated Lex Luger & Diamond Dallas Page at 9:57 when Hall pinned Luger after DDP accidentally dropped Luger with the Diamond Cutter; prior to the bout, black and white balloons fell from the rafters as Savage, Elizabeth, Hall, Kevin Nash, Buff Bagwell, Scott Norton, Vincent, Syxx, and Konnan appeared with Nash announcing, in an effort to give back to the fans, Savage would be defending the tag team titles with Hall; Nash was in Hall & Savage's corner early on but was ejected by referee Nick Patrick after he threw Luger into the ringpost; after the bout, nWo fliers fell from the ceiling

WCW @ Knoxville, TN - August 22, 1997
Dave Taylor pinned Bobby Eaton
Juventud Guerrera defeated Psychosis
Dean Malenko defeated Eddie Guerrero via submission with the Texas Cloverleaf
Rick & Scott Steiner defeated Mortis & Wrath
Ric Flair pinned Jeff Jarrett
Lex Luger defeated Scott Hall (w/ Syxx) via count-out when Hall walked out of the match after Luger put the interfering Syxx in the Torture Rack

WCW @ Indianapolis, IN - Market Square Arena - September 6, 1997
Chris Benoit defeated Konnan
WCW Cruiserweight Champion Chris Jericho defeated the Ultimo Dragon
Eddie Guerrero defeated Dean Malenko
Rick & Scott Steiner defeated Scott Hall & Syxx
Ric Flair defeated Jeff Jarrett
Randy Savage defeated Diamond Dallas Page in a death match
The Giant fought Kevin Nash to a double count-out
Lex Luger defeated WCW World Champion Hulk Hogan via disqualification when Syxx and Scott Hall interfered as Luger attempted the Torture Rack; after the bout, Luger put Syxx and Hall in the hold

WCW @ Chicago, IL - United Center - September 7, 1997
WCW US Champion Steve McMichael defeated Jeff Jarrett
WCW Cruiserweight Champion Chris Jericho defeated the Ultimo Dragon
Ric Flair defeated Buff Bagwell
Dean Malenko defeated Eddie Guerrero
Konnan defeated Chris Benoit
Randy Savage defeated Diamond Dallas Page at around the 4-minute mark
The Giant, Rick & Scott Steiner defeated Syxx, WCW Tag Team Champions Scott Hall & Kevin Nash
Lex Luger defeated WCW World Champion Hulk Hogan via disqualification when Kevin Nash and Randy Savage interfered as Hogan was caught in the Torture Rack; after the bout, Luger put Nash in the hold as well

WCW @ ? - September 8, 1997
WCW Monday Nitro:
Dean Malenko defeated Psychosis (w/ Sonny Onoo) via submission with the Texas Cloverleaf at 7:07; during the bout, a fan ran in the ring and was tackled by referee Mark Curtis before security led him away

WCW @ Florence, SC - September 1997
Psychosis defeated Sgt. Buddy Lee Parker
Dean Malenko defeated Eddie Guerrero
Dave Taylor defeated Bobby Eaton
Rick & Scott Steiner defeated Wrath & Mortis
Ric Flair pinned Jeff Jarrett with a roll up
Lex Luger defeated Scott Hall

Fall Brawl 97 - Winston-Salem, NC - Lawrence Joel Coliseum - September 14, 1997
Eddie Guerrero pinned WCW Cruiserweight Champion Chris Jericho with the Frog Splash to win the title at 17:20 after landing on top of the champion as Jericho attempted a superplex (Cheating Death, Stealing Life: the Eddie Guerrero Story)
Jeff Jarrett defeated Dean Malenko; due to pre-match stipulations, Jarrett earned a WCW US Title shot for Halloween Havoc
Kevin Nash, Buff Bagwell, Syxx, & Konnan defeated Ric Flair, Curt Hennig, Chris Benoit, & WCW US Champion Steve McMichael in Wargames when - after Hennig turned on his team - McMichael stopped the match to keep the nWo from slamming the cage door onto Flair's head; after the bout, Hennig slammed the door into Flair's head anyway

WCW @ ? - September 15, 1997
WCW Monday Nitro:
Curt Hennig pinned WCW US Champion Steve McMichael to win the title

WCW @ Seattle, WA - Key Arena - September 19, 1997
Battle in Seattle - free Internet-exclusive audio show

NJPW @ Tokyo, Japan - Budokan Hall - September 23, 1997 (12,800)
Satoshi Kojima & Manabu Nakanishi defeated Hiro Saito & Hiroyoshi Tenzan at 10:36 when Kojima pinned Saito
nWo Sting & Buff Bagwell defeated Tadao Yasuda & Takayuki Iizuka at 8:48 when Bagwell pinned Iizuka
El Samurai, Wild Pegasus (Chris Benoit), & Jushin Liger beat Dr. Wagner Jr., Chris Jericho, & Koji Kanemoto at 16:15 when Liger pinned Wagner
Akira Nogami, Tatsumi Fujinami, & Kengo Kimura defeated Akitoshi Saito, Michiyoshi Ohara, & Tatsutoshi Goto at 9:57 when Fujinami pinned Goto
Don Frye defeated Kazuyuki Fujita at 6:02 via submission
J Crown Champion Shinjiro Ohtani pinned Tatsuhito Takaiwa at 15:01
The Great Muta & Masahiro Chono defeated Kensuke Sasaki & Kazuo Yamazaki at 17:58 when Muta pinned Sasaki
Naoya Ogawa defeated Brian Johnston at 11:14
Shinya Hashimoto defeated Zane Frazier at 1:05 of the 3rd round via submission

WCW @ Fairfax, VA - Patriot Center - September 26, 1997
The Ultimo Dragon defeated WCW Cruiserweight Champion Eddie Guerrero in a non-title match via submission with the dragon sleeper
Dean Malenko defeated Lord Steven Regal via submission with the Texas Cloverleaf
Chris Jericho defeated Alex Wright via submission with the Liontamer after avoiding a dropkick
Rick & Scott Steiner defeated Buff Bagwell & Scott Norton when Scott pinned Bagwell with a belly to belly suplex
Steve McMichael pinned Jeff Jarrett with the tombstone
Diamond Dallas Page pinned Randy Savage with the Diamond Cutter
Lex Luger & the Giant defeated Syxx & WCW US Champion Curt Hennig (w/ an injured Scott Hall on crutches) via disqualification when Hall hit the Giant with one of his crutches after Hennig sustained the chokeslam; after the bout, Buff Bagwell & Scott Norton came out and helped beat down on Luger & the Giant until Sting made the save and cleared the ring with his baseball bat

WCW @ Minneapolis, MN - Target Center - October 6, 1997 (sell out)
Jesse Ventura and Larry Hennig were in attendance
WCW Monday Nitro:
Booker T pinned Jeff Jarrett at 6:36 with a roll up
Alex Wright pinned Billy Kidman with a German suplex at 6:04
Ernest Miller pinned Mortis at 5:32 with the Feliner
Scott Hall pinned Hector Garza at 1:54 with the Outsider's Edge
Diamond Dallas Page defeated Disco Inferno via disqualification at 4:01 when Randy Savage attacked Page
Eddie Guerrero pinned the Ultimo Dragon at 6:07 with the Frog Splash
WCW US Champion Curt Hennig pinned Chris Benoit at 5:01 with the Hennig Plex

WCW @ Tampa, FL - Ice Palace - October 13, 1997
WCW Monday Nitro:
Dean Malenko defeated Rey Mysterio Jr.
WCW US Champion Curt Hennig defeated Diamond Dallas Page via disqualification when Ric Flair interfered

WCW @ Biloxi, MS - October 20, 1997 (5,950)
WCW Monday Nitro:
WCW Cruiserweight Champion Eddie Guerrero pinned Chris Benoit at 7:14
Bill Goldberg pinned Wrath at the 20-second mark
Steve McMichael pinned Mortis with the piledriver at 4:56
Yuji Nagata defeated Juventud Guerrera at 2:23
Rey Mysterio Jr. defeated WCW TV Champion Disco Inferno via disqualification at 2:17 when WCW Cruiserweight Champion Eddie Guerrero interfered; Jackie attacked Disco both during and after the bout
WCW US Champion Curt Hennig pinned Dean Malenko with the fisherman's suplex at 9:48
Scott Norton pinned Ray Traylor at 3:12 after Vincent interfered; after the bout, WCW US Champion Curt Hennig, Konnan, and Scott Hall appeared and attacked Traylor
Lex Luger defeated Booker T via submission with the Torture Rack at 6:30
Scott Hall pinned Scott Steiner at 10:36 with the Outsiders Edge and a masked referee counting the pinfall; after the bout, WCW World Champion Hulk Hogan and Eric Bischoff appeared and insulted Vince McMahon; moments later, Diamond Dallas Page and Roddy Piper appeared dressed as Sting but were beaten down by the nWo until the real Sting appeared and made the save to end the broadcast

WCW @ Houston, TX - Astroarena - October 1997
The Ultimo Dragon defeated an unknown via submission with the Dragon Sleeper
Alex Wright vs. an unknown
Chris Benoit & Steve McMichael (w/ Arn Anderson) defeated Scott Norton & Vincent
Eddie Guerrero defeated Dean Malenko
Rey Mysterio Jr. defeated Konnan; after the bout, Mysterio was attacked by the nWo
Lex Luger defeated Scott Hall via submission with the torture rack, despite interference from Curt Hennig
Harlem Heat defeated Public Enemy

Halloween Havoc 97 - Las Vegas, NV - MGM Grand Garden Arena - October 26, 1997
NBC's "Friday Night" taped an episode aired 10/31/97 from the empty arena; the episode featured host Rita Sever speaking with Diamond Dallas Page, Randy Savage, WCW World Champion Hulk Hogan, Ric Flair, Scott Hall, Debra McMichael, Rey Mysterio Jr., and WCW TV Champion Disco Inferno as well as clips from the pay-per-view
Pay-per-view bouts - featured Tony Schiavone, Dusty Rhodes, & Bobby Heenan on commentary; included Gene Okerlund interviewing Debra backstage about who the mystery man was she would have face Steve McMichael later in the show, with Debra saying it definately was not Jeff Jarrett (who had just left for the WWF); moments later, McMichael interrupted and the two argued; featured a backstage promo by WCW World Champion Hulk Hogan & Eric Bischoff in which Bischoff said Hogan would not be wrestling later in the show - due to unsafe work conditions - unless JJ Dillon offered them signed paperwork stating Sting would not be allowed in the building; included a backstage promo by Randy Savage, with Elizabeth, regarding his match against Diamond Dallas Page later in the show; featured Okerlund speaking with Dillon in the arena about the comments made by Hogan & Bischoff in which Dillon said the Hogan / Piper match would take place as advertised; moments later, Bischoff came out to dispute the call, with Dillon showing him a signed piece of paper stating Sting would not be in the building:
Yuji Nagata (w/ Sonny Onoo) defeated the Ultimo Dragon via submission with an armbar at 9:53 after avoiding the Dragon sleeper; Mike Tenay did guest commentary for the match; during the match, Raven and his Flock were shown making their way out to ringside seats; after the bout, Onoo kicked Dragon's injured left arm
Chris Jericho defeated Gedo in an unadvertised match via submission with the Liontamer at 7:19 after avoiding a missile dropkick; Mike Tenay did guest commentary for the bout (Gedo's debut)
Rey Mysterio Jr. pinned WCW Cruiserweight Champion Eddie Guerrero in a mask vs. title match to win the title at 13:49 by reversing a Splash Mountain off the top into a hurricanrana and cover; after the bout, Guerrero attacked Mysterio from behind and threw him to the floor; Mike Tenay did guest commentary for the bout (Rey Mysterio: 619, Cheating Death, Stealing Life: The Eddie Guerrero Story, Rey Mysterio: Biggest Little Man)
Alex Wright (mystery opponent) (w/ Debra) pinned Steve McMichael at 6:33 after Bill Goldberg interfered as Debra distracted referee Charles Robinson and hit the spear and Jackhammer on McMichael; after the bout, Debra gave Goldberg McMichael's SuperBowl ring before Goldberg also dropped Wright with the Jackhammer
Jacquiline pinned WCW TV Champion Disco Inferno in a non-title match at 9:41 with a roll up out of the corner
WCW US Champion Curt Hennig defeated Ric Flair via disqualification at 13:57 when Flair tied the champion upside down in the corner, wrapped the title belt around his head, and stomped it before punching the referee; prior to the bout, Hennig came to the ring wearing Flair's robe; after the match, several referees held Flair back as Konnan and Vincent came out to help Hennig backstage
Lex Luger defeated Scott Hall (w/ Syxx) via disqualification at 14:35 when Syxx attacked guest referee Larry Zbyzsko as Luger had Hall caught in the Torture Rack; Hall originally won the match at 12:39 with the Outsider's Edge but Zbyzsko had the match continue after seeing replay footage on the big screen of Syxx kicking Luger in the head as Eric Bischoff distracted Zbyzsko; after the match, Zbyzsko caught Syxx in a choke sleeper, legitly injuring him, before Hall and Bischoff double teamed Zbyzsko, with Bischoff eventually putting one foot on Zbyzsko's chest as Hall counted to 3
Randy Savage defeated Diamond Dallas Page in a Death Match at 18:09 after a man in a Sting outfit came ringside and hit DDP in his injured ribs with a baseball bat, preventing him from meeting the 10-count from referee Nick Patrick; Elizabeth was in Savage's corner but was attacked and dragged backstage by Kimberly at around the 12-minute mark after Elizabeth began interfering; after the bout, Savage shoved Patrick and the trainer out of the way and stomped Page; moments later, DDP was placed on a stretcher and taken backstage, with Savage briefly attacking Page as he was strapped down
Roddy Piper defeated WCW World Champion Hulk Hogan in a non-title steel cage match at around the 15-minute mark via submission with the sleeper after Randy Savage accidentally dropped Hogan with a double axe handle off the top of the cage; early in the bout, about half a dozen Stings appeared in the aisle and in the crowd; after the match, Hogan unmasked one of the fake Stings and tossed him out of the ring before he, Savage, and Bischoff handcuffed Piper to the cage and beat him as the crowd chanted "We want Sting;" moments later, a "fan" in Sting facepaint climbed in the cage and was beaten by Hogan and Savage until security pulled him from the ring

WCW @ San Diego, CA - Cox Arena - October 27, 1997
WCW Monday Nitro:
WCW Cruiserweight Champion Rey Mysterio Jr. pinned Dean Malenko at 4:37 with a modified victory roll after reversing the Texas Cloverleaf; during the bout, Raven and his Flock appeared in the crowd and took ringside seats

- 10/28/97: Assault on Devil's Island, starring WCW World Champion Hulk Hogan, aired on TNT. The special also included footage from the official contract signing for Hogan vs. Sting at Starrcade.

WCW @ Kansas City, MO - November 7, 1997
Ernest Miller defeated Brad Armstrong
Ray Traylor defeated Dave Taylor
Rey Mysterio Jr. defeated Juventud Guerrera
Chris Benoit & Steve McMichael defeated the Barbarian & Meng (sub. for Scott Norton & Buff Bagwell)
Eddie Guerrero defeated Dean Malenko
Rick & Scott Steiner (w/ Harley Race) defeated Harlem Heat
Ric Flair defeated WCW US Champion Curt Hennig via disqualification; after the bout, Harley Race came out, repeatedly punched Hennig, and shook Flair's hand

WCW @ ? - November 10, 1997
WCW Monday Nitro:
Randy Savage (w/ Elizabeth) pinned Ray Traylor with a bodyslam and the flying elbowsmash at 3:42 after Elizabeth caused Traylor to crotch himself on the top rope; after the bout, Elizabeth ran backstage, returning with a can of spraypaint - as Savage hit the move three more times - and then sprayed "nWo" on him

WCW @ Cincinnati, OH - The Crown - November 17, 1997
Sean Morley defeated John Paul
WCW Monday Nitro:
Meng defeated Glacier
Alex Wright defeated Steve McMichael via disqualification
Rey Mysterio Jr. defeated Chris Jericho
Diamond Dallas Page defeated Villano V
Dean Malenko fought WCW Cruiserweight Champion Eddie Guerrero to a draw when neither man could answer the referee's standing 10-count
WCW TV Champion Perry Saturn defeated Scotty Riggs
Lex Luger defeated WCW US Champion Curt Hennig via disqualification
The Giant defeated Scott Hall via disqualification

World War III 97 - Auburn Hills, MI - Palace - November 23, 1997 (17,128)
Pay-per-view bouts - featured Tony Schiavone, Bobby Heenan, & Mike Tenay on commentary:
Meng & the Barbarian (w/ Jimmy Hart) defeated Glacier & Ernest Miller at 9:09 when Meng pinned Miller with the Tongan Death Grip after Glacier ducked the move and went after the Barbarian
WCW TV Champion Perry Saturn (w/ Raven) defeated Disco Inferno via submission with the Rings of Saturn at 8:18 after the momentum of a crossbody off the top by Disco put Saturn on top; during the bout, Lodi made his debut as a member of Raven's Flock at ringside
Yugi Nagata (w/ Sonny Onoo) pinned the Ultimo Dragon at 12:46 when Nagata fell onto Dragon after Nagata bumped into Onoo on the apron while in mid-air for a back suplex; pre-match stipulations stated Dragon would receive 5 minutes in the ring with Onoo if he won the match
WCW Tag Team Champions Rick & Scott Steiner (w/ Ted Dibiase) defeated Lord Steven Regal & Dave Taylor when Rick pinned Regal with the bulldog double team at 9:48
Raven defeated Scotty Riggs in a Raven's Rules match at 8:46 when the referee stopped the match after Riggs failed to meet the standing 10-count following three consecutive DDTs; prior to the bout, Gene Okerlund interviewed JJ Dillon in the aisle during which Dillon said Raven had 24 hours to sign a contract with WCW or he would not be on WCW television anymore; after Raven's introduction, Kidman announced that the match would be No DQ or it wouldn't happen; after the match, Hammer carried Riggs with him as Raven and the Flock left through the crowd
Steve McMichael pinned Alex Wright (w/ Debra) (sub. for Bill Goldberg) with the tombstone at 3:37; prior to the bout, McMichael announced the scheduled match against Goldberg wouldn't happen and then told them to show what happened to Goldberg, with a camera showing Goldberg knocked out and face down backstage; McMichael had with him his SuperBowl ring, seemingly stolen back after the backstage attack; moments later, Debra dragged Wright out to the ring to take Goldberg's place
WCW Cruiserweight Champion Eddie Guerrero pinned Rey Mysterio Jr. at 12:44 with the frog splash after dropping Mysterio face-first across the top rope as Mysterio attempted a top rope DDT (Rey Mysterio: Biggest Little Man)
WCW US Champion Curt Hennig pinned Ric Flair in a No DQ match at 18:46 after twice hitting Flair in the face with the title belt as Hennig was caught in the figure-4; prior to the bout, Hennig came out in a "Syxx" t-shirt
Scott Hall won the 3-ring, 60-man World War III battle royal at 29:53; eliminations late in the match: Vincent by the Giant by kicking him to the floor following the Diamond Cutter (20:56); Booker T by WCW US Champion Curt Hennig (21:28); WCW Tag Team Champion Rick Steiner by Hall & Buff Bagwell (21:38); Bagwell by the Giant (22:54); Hennig and Lex Luger (23:01, 23:02); Randy Savage by the Giant after sustaining the Diamond Cutter and the chokeslam (25:06); WCW World Champion Hulk Hogan (sub. for Kevin Nash) entered (27:00); Diamond Dallas Page by Hogan (29:26); Hogan eliminated himself when "Sting" dropped from the ceiling and entered the ring with a baseball bat; the Giant by "Sting" after being hit with the bat; other participants included: Chris Adams, Brad Armstrong, the Barbarian, Chris Benoit, Bobby Blaze, Ciclope, Damien, El Dandy, Barry Darsow, Disco Inferno, Jim Duggan, Fit Finlay, Hector Garza, Glacier, Juventud Guerrera, Chavo Guerrero Jr., WCw Cruiserweight Champion Eddie Guerrero, Stevie Ray, Prince Iaukea, Chris Jericho, Lizmark Jr., Dean Malenko, Steve McMichael, Meng, Ernest Miller, Rey Misterio Jr., Hugh Morrus, Mortis, Yuji Nagata, John Nord, La Parka, Public Enemy, Lord Steven Regal, the Renegade, Silver King, Norman Smiley, Louie Spicolli, WCW Tag Team Champion Scott Steiner, Super Calo, David Taylor, Ray Traylor, Ultimo Dragon, Greg Valentine, Villanos IV & V, Kendall Windham, Wrath, and Alex Wright; added stipulations for the match stated eliminations could come if wrestlers hit the floor, regardless as to if they went over the top or not; due to pre-match stipulations, Hall earned a WCW World Title shot at SuperBrawl VIII; after the match, "Sting" revealed himself as Kevin Nash, with Eric Bischoff, Rick Rude, Konnan, Scott Norton, Bagwell, and Hogan celebrating in the ring; moments later, Hogan dropped Page with the Diamond Cutter as the show went off the air

WCW @ Saginaw, MI - Wendler Arena - November 24, 1997 (5,879)
WCW Monday Nitro:
WCW Tag Team Champions Rick & Scott Steiner defeated Disorderly Conduct at 3:40
Booker T defeated Meng at 2:56
Chris Benoit defeated Sick Boy at 3:36
Prince Iaukea defeated Alex Wright at 3:16
Randy Savage defeated Disco Inferno at 2:16
Dean Malenko defeated Brad Armstrong at 5:27
Buff Bagwell defeated Chris Jericho at 6:58
Ray Traylor defeated WCW US Champion Curt Hennig via disqualification at 6:31
The Giant defeated WCW World Champion Hulk Hogan via disqualification at 4:33

WCW @ Toledo, OH - November 25, 1997
WCW Saturday Night taping:
11/29/97:
Bobby Eaton & Bobby Walker defeated ? & ? Armstrong
Dean Malenko defeated Lenny Lane
Chris Adams & Norman Smiley defeated Steve Regal & Dave Taylor
WCW Cruiserweight Champion Eddie Guerrero defeated Louie Spicolli
Fit Finlay defeated an unknown
Harlem Heat defeated Glacier & Ernest Miller
Rey Mysterio Jr. defeated an unknown
Jim Duggan defeated Kendall Windham
Villano IV defeated Super Calo
Meng & the Barbarian defeated Mortis & Wrath
Diamond Dallas Page defeated WCW US Champion Curt Hennig via disqualification
12/6/97:
Chavo Guerrero Jr. defeated an unknown
Chris Jericho defeated Brad Armstrong
Yuji Nagata defeated La Parka
Public Enemy defeated Villano IV & V
Disco Inferno defeated an unknown
Juventud Guerrera defeated Lizmark Jr.
WCW Tag Team Champions Rick & Scott Steiner defeated Disorderly Conduct
Chris Benoit defeated an unknown
Scott Hall defeated Ray Traylor

WCW @ Augusta, GA - November 29, 1997 (3,661)
Fit Finlay defeated Pez Whatley
Ray Traylor defeated Dave Taylor
Lord Steven Regal defeated Bobby Walker
Ernest Miller defeated Yuji Nagata
Rick & Scott Steiner defeated Wrath & Mortis
Chris Benoit fought WCW US Champion Curt Hennig to a no contest
Lex Luger fought Scott Hall to a no contest

WCW @ Johnson City, TN - November 30, 1997
Fit Finlay defeated Pez Whatley
Ernest Miller defeated Yuji Nagata
Lord Steven Regal defeated Bobby Walker
Ray Traylor defeated Dave Taylor
Chris Benoit defeated WCW US Champion Curt Hennig in a non-title match
Rick & Scott Steiner defeated Wrath & Mortis
Lex Luger defeated Scott Hall

WCW @ Knoxville, TN - Civic Coliseum - December 1, 1997
Rick King defeated an unknown
The Volcano Kid defeated an unknown
WCW Monday Nitro:
Rey Mysterio Jr. defeated Juventud Guerrera
Hugh Morrus defeated Wrath
Prince Iaukea defeated Yuji Nagata
Harlem Heat defeated Meng & the Barbarian
Scott Hall defeated Disco Inferno
The Ultimo Dragon defeated Psychosis
Chris Benoit defeated Kidman
Lex Luger defeated Buff Bagwell via disqualification
Diamond Dallas Page defeated WCW US Champion Curt Hennig via disqualification

WCW @ Buffalo, NY - Marine Midland Arena - December 8, 1997
Juventud Guerrera defeated Johnny Swinger
WCW Monday Nitro:
Ray Traylor defeated Konnan
Steve McMichael defeated the Barbarian
Dean Malenko defeated Prince Iaukea; WCW Cruiserweight Champion Eddie Guerrero provided guest commentary for the bout
Chris Benoit defeated Lodi
Hugh Morrus defeated Randy Savage via disqualification
Disco Inferno defeated WCW TV Champion Perry Saturn to win the title
Buff Bagwell defeated Lex Luger via count-out
Diamond Dallas Page defeated Scott Hall via disqualification

WCW @ Erie, PA - December 9, 1997 (2,343)
WCW Saturday Night taping:
12/13/97:
Mortis defeated Ernest Miller
Scotty Riggs defeated Bobby Eaton
Steve McMichael defeated Mark Starr
Yuji Nagata defeated Prince Iaukea
Chris Benoit defeated Fit Finlay
Louie Spicolli defaeted Chavo Guerrero Jr.
Meng & the Barbarian defeated Harlem Heat
Dean Malenko defeated Juventud Guerrera
Ray Traylor defeated WCW US Champion Curt Hennig via disqualification
12/20/97:
Konnan defeated Bobby Walker
WCW TV Champion Disco Inferno defeated Johnny Attitude
WCW Cruiserweight Champion Eddie Guerrero defeated Bobby Blaze
Diamond Dallas Page defeated Roadblock
Dave Taylor defeated Mean Mike
Perry Saturn defeated Chris Jericho
Public Enemy defeated Scott & Steve Armstrong
Kidman defeated Glacier
Buff Bagwell defeated Lex Luger via disqualification

WCW @ Charlotte, NC - Independence Arena - December 15, 1997 (9,320)
The American Patriots defeated the Samoan Swat Team
WCW Monday Nitro - featured an nWo paid vignette which recapped the yearlong feud between WCW World Champion Hulk Hogan and Roddy Piper:
Rey Traylor defeated Vincent
WCW TV Champion Disco Inferno defeated Yuji Nagata
Fit Finlay pinned Dean Malenko at 6:01 with the tombstone after Malenko became distracted by WCW Cruiserweight Champion Eddie Guerrero, who provided guest commentary for the match
Rey Mysterio Jr. & Juventud Guerrera defeated Psychosis & La Parka
Scott Hall defeated Chris Jericho
Rick & Scott Steiner defeated Konnan & Scott Norton via disqualification
Randy Savage defeated Booker T
Chris Benoit defeated Scotty Riggs
Buff Bagwell defeated Lex Luger via disqualification
Ric Flair defeated WCW US Champion Curt Hennig via disqualification

WCW @ Gainesville, GA - Georgia Mountains Center - December 16, 1997
WCW Saturday Night:
12/27/97:
Dean Malenko defeated La Parka
Bill Goldberg defeated the Renegade
The Ultimo Dragon defeated Psychosis
WCW Cruiserweight Champion Eddie Guerrero defeated Rey Mysterio Jr.
WCW US Champion Curt Hennig defeated Bobby Eaton
Chris Benoit defeated Perry Saturn via disqualification when the Flock interfered
Booker T defeated Yugi Nagata
WCW Tag Team Champions Rick & Scott Steiner defeated Public Enemy
Scott Hall fought Ray Traylor to a double disqualification
1/3/98:
Meng defeated Bobby Eaton
Chris Jericho defeated Evan Karagias
Konnan defeated Norman Smiley
Mortis defeated Juventud Guerrera
Steve McMichael defeated Louie Spicolli
Fit Finlay defeated Bobby Walker
Disco Inferno defeated Brad Armstrong

WCW @ Macon, GA - Coliseum - December 22, 1997 (7,615)
WCW Monday Nitro:
Fit Finlay defeated WCW Cruiserweight Champion Eddie Guerrero via count-out
Steve McMichael defeated Meng
Rey Mysterio Jr., Juventud Guerrera, & Hector Garza defeated La Parka, Psychosis, & Silver King
Chris Benoit defeated Van Hammer
Rick Steiner defeated Scott Norton via disqualification
WCW US Champion Curt Hennig defeated WCW TV Champion Disco Inferno
Harlem Heat defeated Scotty Riggs & Lodi
Buff Bagwell defeated Chris Jericho
Randy Savage defeated Lex Luger

Starrcade 97 - Washington DC - MCI Center - December 28, 1997 (17,500)
WCW Cruiserweight Champion Eddie Guerrero pinned Dean Malenko with the Frog Splash
Randy Savage, Scott Norton, & Vincent defeated Ray Traylor, Rick & Scott Steiner
Bill Goldberg pinned Steve McMichael with the Jackhammer
Perry Saturn defeated Chris Benoit in a No DQ match
Buff Bagwell pinned Lex Luger
Diamond Dallas Page pinned WCW US Champion Curt Hennig to win the title with the Diamond Cutter
Sting defeated WCW World Champion Hulk Hogan via submission with the Scorpion Deathlock to win the title at 12:53; Hogan originally won the match at 11:20 when referee Nick Patrick counted Sting down after Hogan hit the legdrop but Bret Hart prevented Patrick from calling for the bell, with Hart then punching Patrick out and taking over the officiating duties; both Scott Norton and Buff Bagwell attempted to interfere late in the bout but were held off by Sting (Hulk Hogan: The Ultimate Anthology)

WCW @ Baltimore, MD - Arena - December 29, 1997 (announced as a sell out)
WCW Monday Nitro - featured opening stills from Sting's in-ring celebration after dethroning Hulk Hogan of the WCW World Title the night before at Starrcade; purple and gold balloons fell from the rafters - WCW colors - to begin the broadcast; moments later, the Nitro Girls celebrated as Larry Zbyzsko walked out to the commentary table after saving Nitro's future the night before and it was announced Zbyzsko would face Scott Hall at Souled Out 98; included Gene Okerlund conducting an in-ring interview with Bret Hart, who said the nWo sucked, justice prevailed at Starrcade, and the nWo reminded him "of the scum I just left behind;" Hart then listed Lex Luger, the Giant, Chris Benoit, and WCW World Champion Sting as some of the names he wanted to go up against and then singled out Hulk Hogan as the top man he wanted, saying "You escaped, you ran away from me a long time ago;" featured Okerlund interviewing Ric Flair in the aisle in which Flair congratulated Diamond Dallas Page on his US Title win and said he and Curt Hennig weren't done, congratulated Sting, and gave Hart credit for his involvement; he then singled out Hart before quoting Dave Meltzer's comments in the Baltimore Sun in which he said Flair was the greatest of all time; included an in-ring promo by Hulk Hogan & Eric Bischoff in which footage was shown of JJ Dillon saying Nick Patrick would be the referee for the Starrcade main event and then argued since Patrick called for the bell then Hogan is still champion; moments later, they said Hart should have been involved and challenged WCW to make the situation right; featured Bobby Heenan returning for the second hour in which he played off his involvement with "nWo Nitro" the previous week and said it was an act of bravery on his part and he should be welcomed back with open arms; included Okerlund interviewing JJ Dillon in the aisle in which Dillon said WCW World Champion Sting had agreed to defend the title later in the show against Hulk Hogan to resolve any controversy from the previous night's match; later in the show, Bischoff interrupted another interview of Dillon by Okerlund, in which he accepted the challenge on behalf of Hogan; featured an in-ring promo by Scott Hall in which he said the nWo wasn't going anywhere; Bill Ripkin, Cal Ripkin Jr.'s brother, of the Detroit Tigers was in attendance:
Bill Goldberg pinned Glacier at 1:00 with the Jackhammer; prior to the bout, Raven's Flock was shown sitting ringside
Chris Benoit defeated Hammer via disqualification at 1:54 when the Flock attacked Benoit as Hammer was caught in the Crippler Crossface; prior to the bout, Raven cut a promo in the crowd, surrounded by the Flock, saying if Benoit wanted a beating week after week then he would give him one; as Benoit came out to the ring, he jumped into the crowd after Raven and was beaten down by the Flock before they tossed him into the asile; after the match, Steve McMichael helped make the save as Kidman, Saturn, Hammer, Sick Boy, and Lodi attacked Benoit
The Ultimo Dragon defeated WCW Cruiserweight Champion Eddie Guerrero via submission with the Dragon Sleeper to win the title at 1:26; prior to the bout, Guerrero attacked the challenger from behind as he made his way out to the ring; after the match, Guerrero threw Dragon to the floor
WCW US Champion Diamond Dallas Page pinned Mortis (w/ James Vandenburg) with the Diamond Cutter at 3:50 after avoiding the Flatliner; prior to the bout, DDP was escorted out to the stage by Kimberly; after the match, DDP knocked Vandenburg off the apron and celebrated in the crowd
Booker T pinned WCW TV Champion Disco Inferno to win the title at 6:54 with the Harlem Hangover; after the bout, Stevie Ray came out and celebrated with the new champion
Curt Hennig (w/ Rick Rude) pinned Chris Jericho at 3:33 with the Hennig Plex after lifting his knees to block a Lionsault; after the bout, Jericho threw a tantrum at ringside and repeatedly slammed a steel chair against the ringpost
Lex Luger defeated Buff Bagwell (w/ Scott Norton) via submission at 3:01 with the Torture Rack after knocking Norton off the apron; prior to the bout, Bagwell cut an in-ring promo saying Luger couldn't beat him; after the bout, Luger said Randy Savage was next on his list
WCW World Champion Sting fought Hulk Hogan to a no contest; only 5:46 of the match was shown; the broadcast ended just as Hogan pulled referee Randy Anderson into a Stinger Splash in the corner