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The Great American Bash 1985


July 6, 1985 in Charlotte, NC
Memorial Stadium drawing 27,000 ($300,000)
  1. Jimmy Valiant pinned Paul Jones in a "dog collar" match.

  2. Manny Fernandez, Sam Houston, & Buzz Tyler beat Billy Graham, Konga the Barbarian, & Abdullah the Butcher when Houston pinned Graham.

  3. Ron Bass draw Buddy Landell.

  4. National Tag Champs Ole & Arn Anderson beat Buzz Sawyer & Dick Slater when Ole pinned Sawyer.

  5. NWA Tag Champs Krusher Khruschev & Ivan Koloff DDQ AWA Tag Champs The Road Warriors.

  6. NWA U.S. Champ Magnum TA beat Kamala via DQ.

  7. NWA World Champ Ric Flair pinned Nikita Koloff. David Crockett was the special referee.

  8. Dusty Rhodes pinned Tully Blanchard in a "steel cage" match to win the NWA TV Title.
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The Great American Bash 1986


July 5, 1986 in Charlotte, NC
Memorial Stadium drawing 23,000 ($400,000)
  1. NWA Junior Heavyweight Champ Denny Brown drew Steve Regal (15:00).

  2. Robert Gibson pinned Black Bart (8:00).

  3. Ole & Arn Anderson beat Sam Houston & Nelson Royal (12:00) when Ole pinned Houston.

  4. Manny Fernandez pinned Baron Von Raschke (10:00) in a "bunkhouse" match.

  5. Wahoo McDaniel beat Jimmy Garvin (9:00) in an "Indian strap" match.

  6. Ronnie Garvin beat Tully Blanchard (5th Rnd) via knockout in a "taped fist" match.

  7. The Road Warriors beat Ivan & Nikita Koloff (11:00) in a "Russian chain" match when Animal pinned Ivan.

  8. Jimmy Valiant pinned Shaska Whatley (13:00) in a "hair vs hair" match.

  9. Dusty Rhodes, Magnum TA, & Baby Doll beat The Midnight Express (Eaton & Condrey) & Jim Cornette (8:00) in a "steel cage" match when Baby Doll pinned Cornette.

  10. NWA World Champ Ric Flair pinned Ricky Morton (25:00) in a "steel cage" match.
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The Great American Bash 1986


July 26, 1986 in Greensboro, NC
Greensboro Coliseum drawing 15,000 ($260,000)
  1. Steve Regal pinned Sam Houston.

  2. Black Bart & Konga the Barbarian beat Denny Brown & Italian Stallion when Konga pinned Stallion.

  3. Manny Fernandez pinned Baron Von Raschke in a "loaded glove on a pole" match.

  4. Wahoo McDaniel beat Jimmy Garvin in an "Indian strap" match.

  5. Tully Blanchard KO Ronnie Garvin (4th Rnd) in a "taped fist" match.

  6. The Rock-n-Roll Express drew Ole & Arn Anderson (20:00).

  7. Paul Jones pinned Jimmy Valiant (5:00) in a "hair vs hair" match.

  8. Magnum TA pinned Nikita Koloff.

  9. The Road Warriors & Baby Doll beat The Midnight Express (Eaton & Condrey) & Jim Cornette (11:00) in a "steel cage" match when Baby Doll pinned Cornette.

  10. Dusty Rhodes pinned Ric Flair (22:00) in a "steel cage" match to win the NWA World Title.
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The Great American Bash 1987


July 4, 1987 in Atlanta, GA
The Omni drawing 13,500 ($250,000)
  1. Kendall Windham pinned Gladiator #1 (Gary Royal) (4:59).

  2. Sting pinned Thunderfoot #1 (Joel Deaton) (5:40).

  3. Lazertron pinned MOD Squad Spike (7:00).

  4. Jimmy Valiant pinned MOD Squad Basher (5:10).

  5. UWF Western States Champ Barry Windham pinned Rick Steiner (5:00).

  6. Ronnie & Jimmy Garvin beat Vladimir Petrov & The Barbarian (6:00) when Ronnie pinned Barbarian.

  7. UWF Tag Champs Tim Horner & Brad Armstrong beat Angel of Death and Bubba Rogers (6:00) when Horner pinned Angel.

  8. Chris Adams beat Black Bart (4:35) via DQ.

  9. The Fabulous Freebirds (Hayes, Gordy, & Roberts) beat Ivan Koloff, Manny Fernandez, & Paul Jones (3:58) when Gordy pinned Jones.

  10. NWA Tag Champs The Rock-n-Roll Express beat The Midnight Express (Eaton & Lane) (4:00) via DQ.

  11. Steve Williams beat Dick Murdoch (8:00) in a "Texas death" match.

  12. The Road Warriors, Nikita Koloff, Dusty Rhodes, & Paul Ellering beat The Four Horsemen (Flair, Arn, Luger, Blanchard, & Dillon) (26:00) in a "wargames" match when Dillon submitted to the Road Warriors.
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The Great American Bash 1987


July 18, 1987 in Charlotte, NC
Memorial Stadium drawing 25,000
  1. Valdimir Petrov beat two wrestlers in a "handicap" match.

  2. Kendall Windham, Jimmy Valiant, & Lazor-Tron beat Sean Royal, Gladiators I & II.

  3. Chris Adams beat Black Bart.

  4. UWF Western States Champ Barry Windham beat Bubba Rogers.

  5. Steve Williams & Terry Gordy beat Eddie Gilbert & Dick Murdoch in a "bunkhouse' match.

  6. NWA U.S. Tag Champs The Midnight Express (Eaton & Lane) beat Michael Hayes & Buddy Roberts.

  7. NWA World Tag Champs The Rock-n-Roll Express beat The MOD Squad.

  8. Road Warrior Animal beat Arn Anderson.

  9. NWA U.S. Champ Lex Luger beat Nikita Koloff.

  10. NWA World Champ Ric Flair beat Road Warrior Hawk via DQ.

  11. Dusty Rhodes beat Tully Blanchard in a "barbed wire ladder" match.
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The Great American Bash 1987


July 31, 1987 in Miami, FL
The Orange Bowl drawing 20,000
  1. Jimmy Valiant & Bugsy McGraw beat Ricky Santana & The Cuban Assassin.

  2. Manny Fernandez & The Barbarian beat Randy & Bill Mulkey.

  3. UWF Western States Champ Barry Windham beat Incubus.

  4. NWA Florida Tag Champs The Sheepherders DDQ Jimmy & Ronnie Garvin.

  5. NWA Florida Champ Mike Rotunda beat Ivan Koloff.

  6. Kevin Sullivan beat Dory Funk, Jr. in a "Texas death" match.

  7. NWA World Tag Champs The Rock-n-Roll Express beat The Midnight Express (Eaton & Lane) via DQ.

  8. The Road Warriors, Dusty Rhodes, Nikita Koloff, & Paul Ellering beat The Four Horsemen (Flair, Arn, Luger, & Blanchard) & The War Machine (Bubba Rogers) in a "wargames" match when Machine submitted.
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The Great American Bash 1988


"The Price of Freedom"
July 10, 1988 in Baltimore, MD
Baltimore Arena drawing 13,000 ($208,000)
Shown live on PPV (2.2)
  1. Rick Steiner & Dick Murdoch beat Tim Horner & Kendall Windham.

  2. NWA Tag Champs Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard drew Sting & Nikita Koloff (20:00).

  3. The Midnight Express (Eaton & Lane) beat The Fantastics (Fulton & Rogers) (16:23) to win the NWA U.S. Tag Title when Eaton pinned Fulton.

  4. The Road Warriors, Steve Williams, Jimmy & Ronnie Garvin beat Kevin Sullivan, Mike Rotunda, Al Perez, The Russian Assassin, & Ivan Koloff (19:55) in a "tower of doom" match.

  5. NWA U.S. Champ Barry Windham pinned Dusty Rhodes (15:55).

  6. NWA World Champ Ric Flair beat Lex Luger (23:13) when the match was stopped due to Luger's excessive bleeding.
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The Great American Bash 1989


July 23, 1989 in Baltimore, MD
Baltimore Arena drawing 12,500 ($188,000)
Shown live on PPV (1.5)
  1. Sid Vicious and Danny Spivey won a "two-ring king of the hill battle royal." Also in the match were: Eddie Gilbert, Terry Gordy, Scott Hall, Bill Irwin, Brian Pillman, Ranger Ross, Mike Rotunda, Ron Simmons, Rick Steiner, Scott Steiner, and Kevin Sullivan.

  2. Brian Pillman pinned Bill Irwin (10:18).

  3. The Skyscrapers (Spivey & Vicious) beat Johnny Ace & Shane Douglas (9:14) when Spivey pinned Ace.

  4. Jim Cornette beat Paul E Dangerously (6:22) in a "tuxedo" match.

  5. Rick & Scott Steiner beat Mike Rotunda & Kevin Sullivan (4:22) in a "Texas tornado" match when both Steiners pinned Sullivan.

  6. NWA TV Champ Sting pinned The Great Muta (8:40).

  7. NWA U.S. Champ Lex Luger beat Ricky Steamboat (10:26) via DQ.

  8. The Road Warriors, The Midnight Express (Eaton & Lane), & Steve Williams beat The Freebirds (Garvin, Hayes, & Gordy) & The Samoan Swat Team (22:18) in a "wargames" match when Hawk forced Garvin to submit.

  9. NWA World Champ Ric Flair pinned Terry Funk (17:23).
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The Great American Bash 1990


"The New Revolution"
July 7, 1990 in Baltimore, MD
Baltimore Arena drawing 10,000 ($153,000)
Shown live on PPV (1.7)
  1. David Sierra pinned Mr X (10:06).

  2. Doug Furnas pinned Dutch Mantel (11:18).

  3. Mike Rotunda pinned The Iron Sheik (6:46).

  4. Brian Pillman pinned Buddy Landell (9:29).

  5. NWA Tag Champs Doom beat The Rock-n-Roll Express (15:40) when Reed pinned Gibson.

  6. Paul Orndorff, Junkyard Dog, & El Gigante beat Sid Vicious, Arn Anderson, & Barry Windham (8:53) via DQ.

  7. Harley Race pinned Tommy Rich (6:32).

  8. Big Van Vader pinned Tom Zenk (2:16).

  9. Rick & Scott Steiner beat The Freebirds (Garvin & Hayes) (13:45) when Scott pinned Hayes.

  10. NWA U.S. Tag Champs The Midnight Express (Eaton & Lane) beat Tracey Smothers & Steve Armstrong (18:14) when Eaton pinned Smothers.

  11. NWA U.S. Champ Lex Luger pinned Mark Callous (12:10).

  12. Sting pinned Ric Flair (16:06) to win the NWA World Title.
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The Great American Bash 1991


July 14, 1991 in Baltimore, MD
Baltimore Arena drawing 7,000 ($99,000)
Shown live on PPV (1.0)
  1. Junkyard Dog pinned Black Bart (12:45).

  2. PN News & Bobby Eaton beat Steve Austin & Terrance Taylor (6:19) in a scaffold match when Eaton grabbed the opposing team's flag.

  3. The Yellow Dog beat Johnny B Badd (6:00) via DQ.

  4. Ron Simmons pinned Oz (7:55).

  5. Big Josh pinned Blackblood (5:39).

  6. Dustin Rhodes, Tracey Smothers, & Steve Armstrong beat The Freebirds (Badstreet, Garvin & Hayes) (17:10) in an "elimination" match. Rhodes was the only survivor.
    • Hayes pinned Armstrong (13:49).
    • Hayes was DQed (14:04).
    • Garvin pinned Smothers (15:16).
    • Rhodes pinned Garvin (15:24).
    • Rhodes pinned Badstreet (17:10).

  7. The Diamond Stud pinned Tom Zenk (9:00).

  8. El Gigante pinned One Man Gang (6:13).

  9. Ricky Morton pinned Robert Gibson (17:03).

  10. Nikita Koloff beat Sting (11:38) in a "Russian chain" match.

  11. Lex Luger pinned Barry Windham (12:25) in a "steel cage" match to win the vacant WCW World Title.

  12. Rick Steiner & Missy Hyatt beat Arn Anderson & Paul E Dangerously (2:08) in a "steel cage" match when Steiner pinned Dangerously.
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The Great American Bash 1992


July 12, 1992 in Albany, GA
Civic Center drawing 8,000 ($45,000)
Shown live on PPV (0.4)
  1. Super Invader pinned Marcus Bagwell.

  2. Nikita Koloff & Ricky Steamboat beat Jushin Liger & Brian Pillman (19:26) when Steamboat pinned Pillman.

  3. Dustin Rhodes & Barry Windham beat Steve Austin & Rick Rude (19:15) when Rhodes pinned Austin.

  4. Hiro Hase & Shinya Hashimoto beat The Freebirds (Garvin & Hayes) (9:16) when Hase pinned Garvin.

  5. Terry Gordy & Steve Williams beat Nikita Koloff & Ricky Steamboat (21:39) when Williams pinned Steamboat.

  6. Dustin Rhodes & Barry Windham beat Hiro Hase & Shinya Hashimoto (14:55) when Windham pinned Hase.

  7. Big Van Vader pinned Sting (17:17) to win the WCW World Title.

  8. Terry Gordy & Steve Williams beat Dustin Rhodes & Barry Windham (21:10) to win the vacant NWA Tag Title when Williams pinned Rhodes.
World Tag Team Tournament Bracketing

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The Great American Bash 1995


June 18, 1995 in Dayton, OH
Hara Arena drawing 6,000 ($63,000)
Shown live on PPV (0.51)
  1. Harlem Heat beat Fantastics (Fulton & Rogers) (6:46) when Booker T pinned Rogers.

  2. Craig Pittman beat Scott D'Amore (2:16) via submission.

  3. Dick Slater & Bunkhouse Buck beat Frankie Lancaster & Barry Houston (3:52) when Houston was pinned.

  4. Alex Wright pinned Brian Pillman (15:42).

  5. Dave Sullivan beat Diamond Dallas Page in an "arm wrestling" match.

  6. Jim Duggan beat Craig Pittman (8:13) via DQ.

  7. Harlem Heat beat Dick Slater & Bunkhouse Buck (8:39) when Booker T pinned Buck.

  8. Renegade pinned Arn Anderson (9:07) to win the WCW TV Title.

  9. WCW Tag Champs The Nasty Boys beat Bobby Eaton & Steven Regal (15:03) when Knobbs pinned Eaton.

  10. Sting pinned Meng (13:34) to win the vacant WCW U.S. Title.

  11. Ric Flair pinned Randy Savage (14:42).
US Tournament Bracketing

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The Great American Bash 1996


June 16, 1996 in Baltimore, MD
Baltimore Arena drawing 9,000 ($123,406)
Shown live on PPV (0.48)
  1. Rocco Rock pinned Jerry Sags (1:46).

  2. Michael Wallstreet pinned Jim Powers (3:07).

  3. Jim Duggan pinned Disco Inferno (2:09).

  4. Rick & Scott Steiner beat Scott Norton & Ice Train (10:29) when Scott pinned Norton.

  5. WCW U.S. Champ Konnan pinned El Gato (6:03).

  6. Diamond Dallas Page pinned Marcus Bagwell (9:39).

  7. WCW Cruiserweight Champ Dean Malenko pinned Rey Misterio, Jr. (17:50).

  8. John Tenta pinned Big Bubba (5:24).

  9. Chris Benoit pinned Kevin Sullivan (9:58) in a "falls count anywhere" match.

  10. Sting pinned Steven Regal (16:30) via submission.

  11. Ric Flair & Arn Anderson beat Kevin Greene & Steve McMichael (20:51) when Flair pinned Greene.

  12. WCW World Champ The Giant pinned Lex Luger (9:21).
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The Great American Bash 1997


"Savage/Page II"
June 15, 1997 in Moline, IL
Mark of the Quad Cities Arena drawing 9,613 ($142,118)
Shown live on PPV (0.60)
  1. Ultimo Dragon beat Psicosis (14:20) via submission.

  2. Harlem Heat beat Rick & Scott Steiner (12:02) via DQ.

  3. Konnan beat Hugh Morris (10:34) via submission.

  4. Glacier pinned Wrath (12:02).

  5. WCW Women's Champ Akira Hokuto pinned Madusa (11:41). Due to the loss, Madusa retired.

  6. Chris Benoit beat Meng (14:59) via submission in a "death" match.

  7. Kevin Greene pinned Steve McMichael (9:21).

  8. WCW Tag Champs Scott Hall & Kevin Nash beat Ric Flair & Roddy Piper (10:02) when Hall pinned Piper.

  9. Randy Savage pinned Diamond Dallas Page (16:56) in a "falls count anywhere" match.
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The Great American Bash 1998


June 14, 1998 in Baltimore, MD
Baltimore Arena drawing 12,810 ($289,345)
Shown live on PPV (0.75)
  1. Booker T pinned Chris Benoit (16:20).

  2. Chris Kanyon pinned Perry Saturn (14:46).

  3. Chris Jericho Beat Dean Malenko (13:52) via DQ to win the vacant WCW Cruiserweight Title.

  4. Juventud Guerrera pinned Ron Reis (8:45).

  5. Chavo Guerrero, Jr. pinned Eddie Guerrero (14:46).

  6. Booker T pinned Fit Finlay (13:13) to win the WCW TV Title.

  7. WCW U.S. Champ Bill Goldberg pinned Konnan (1:57).

  8. Hulk Hogan & Bret Hart beat Roddy Piper & Randy Savage (11:40) when Bret forced Savage to submit.

  9. Roddy Piper beat Randy Savage (1:37) via submission.

  10. Sting pinned The Giant (6:40). As a result Sting was allowed to choose a partner to become WCW Tag Champs as he and The Giant had joined opposing NWO factions. Sting chose Kevin Nash.
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The Great American Bash 1999


June 13, 1999 in Baltimore, MD
Baltimore Arena drawing 11,672 ($298,870)
Shown live on PPV (0.43)
  1. Hak pinned Brian Knobbs (5:41) in a "hardcore" match.

  2. Van Hammer pinned Mikey Whipwreck (8:35).

  3. Buff Bagwell pinned Disco Inferno (10:33).

  4. Konnan & Rey Misterio, Jr. beat Curt Hennig & Bobby Duncum, Jr. (10:44) when Misterio pinned Duncum.

  5. Ernest Miller pinned Horace Hogan (5:10).

  6. Ric Flair beat Roddy Piper (8:16) via DQ.

  7. WCW TV Champ Rick Steiner beat Sting (10:35) in a "falls count anywhere" match.

  8. Diamond Dallas Page & Kanyon beat Chris Benoit & Perry Saturn (19:13) to win the WCW Tag Title when Page pinned Benoit.

  9. WCW World Champ Kevin Nash beat Randy Savage (7:29) via DQ.
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Great American Bash 2000


June 11, 2000 in Baltimore, MD
Baltimore Arena drawing 7,031 ($154,445)
Shown live on PPV (0.19)
  1. WCW Cruiserweight Champ Lt. Loco pinned Disco Inferno (4:57).

  2. Bryan Adams & Bryan Clark beat The Mamalukes (9:20) when Johnny the Bull was pinned.

  3. Mike Awesome beat Diamond Dallas Page (9:41) in an "ambulance" match.

  4. GI Bro pinned Sean Stasiak (13:58) in a "boot camp" match.

  5. Shane Douglas beat The Wall (8:12) in a "table" match.

  6. Scott Steiner beat Rick Steiner & Tank Abbot (3:46) in a "handicap asylum" match.

  7. Hulk Hogan pinned Billy Kidman (11:39). If Hogan had lost this match he would have had to retire. Horace Hogan was the guest referee.

  8. Ric Flair beat David Flair (10:16) via submission. If Flair had lost this match he would have had to retire.

  9. Vampiro beat Sting (7:23) in an "inferno" match.

  10. WCW World Champ Jeff Jarrett pinned Kevin Nash (17:22).
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