May 1, 2010 - by Steve Gerweck
Sunday, September 12, 1999 in Winston Salem, NC
Vampiro and The Insane Clown Posse vs. Eddie Guerrero, Rey Mysterio, Jr., and Kidman; Revolution Interview
Ãƒ¢Ã¢â€š¬¢ Eddie Guerrero, Rey Mysterio, Jr., and Kidman defeated Vampiro and The Insane Clown Posse with Kidman’s Shooting Star Press.
– Eddie Guerrero, Rey Mysterio, Jr., and Kidman dominated in the beginning, as they mainly worked on The Insane Clown Posse. Mysterio hit the bronco buster. Vampiro was soon tagged in, at which point he and The Insane Clown Posse were on top, as they wore down Kidman and Mysterio. Guerrero was in. After he took down Vampiro with a missle dropkick, Kidman followed up with the Shooting Star Press for the win.
Ãƒ¢Ã¢â€š¬¢ Chad Damiani interviewed The Revolution at the Internet broadcast position. Perry Saturn guaranteed there would be a clean sweep in Shane Douglas and Dean Malenko’s No Disqualification match with Hugh Morrus and Brian Knobs of The First Family. The Revolution then abruptly left.
Lenny vs. Kaz Hayashi for the Cruiserweight Title
Ãƒ¢Ã¢â€š¬¢ Lenny (w/Lodi) defeated Kaz Hayashi with a Full Nelson Slam, to retain the Cruiserweight Title.
– Lenny and Kaz Hayashi wrestled a close match. Lodi didn’t interfere as much as he usually would. Lenny took the win out of nowhere with a Full Nelson Slam.
Ãƒ¢Ã¢â€š¬¢ Sting Interview, Conducted by Gene Okerlund.
– Gene Okerlund asked for his thoughts on Lex Luger. Sting said Luger was close to losing any friendship they ever had. He said it was a night that was huge for him, as he would take on Hulk Hogan for the Heavyweight Title. He said if Luger interfered, it would result the same way as it did last week, where Sting decked Luger. He said there was a confront with Hogan, since Hogan had proved himself over the past few weeks. He said he had no problem with Luger until they stepped in the ring. He said he could become the night-time Heavyweight Champion. Sting said he knew Hogan was in the back watching, knowing that he (Sting) was back in black. He finished off the interview by saying it was “showtime.”
Shane Douglas and Dean Malenko vs. Brian Knobs and Hugh Morrus in a No Disqualification Match
Ãƒ¢Ã¢â€š¬¢ No Disqualification: The First Family (Brian Knobs, Hugh Morrus, w/Jimmy Hart) defeated The Revolution (Shane Douglas, Dean Malenko) with Morrus’ No Laughing Matter Moonsault.
– Jimmy Hart got in his shots, which were allowed, because of the No Disqualification rules. Brian Knobs and Hugh Morrus worked on Shane Douglas. As the match went on, Knobs went for his second top rope splash finisher, but Shane Douglas countered by lifting up his foot. Douglas then tagged in Dean Malenko, who was immediately taken down by Morrus and finished off with the No Laughing Matter Moonsault.
Rick Steiner vs. Perry Saturn for the Television Title; Hulk Hogan Interview
Ãƒ¢Ã¢â€š¬¢ Steiner defeated Perry Saturn with the Steiner Bulldog, to retain the Television Title.
– Perry Saturn and Rick Steiner wrestled a stiff and long fight. At one point, Saturn hit the Death Valley Driver, but Steiner surprisingly kicked out. Saturn went for another, but Steiner countered. Steiner positioned Saturn for the Steiner Bulldog, but Saturn dropkicked him down. On the second attempt, Steiner successfully hit the maneuver for the win.
Ãƒ¢Ã¢â€š¬¢ Backstage, Gene Okerlund interviewed Hulk Hogan. Hogan said he was tired of wrestlers asking him if he was a phony. He said he just got off the phones with his kids, where he told them he wouldn’t cross them or Sting. Hogan said he just didn’t do things, he planned things. He said he would says his prayers and kick Sting’s rear. He said he was tired of the accusations and would take care of Lex Luger if he got involved. He said Sting could trust him. Hogan swore there would be no backstabbing.
Berlyn vs. Hacksaw Jim Duggan
Ãƒ¢Ã¢â€š¬¢ Berlyn (w/Bodyguard) defeated Hacksaw Jim Duggan with a Reversed Neckbreaker.
– Tony Schiavone informed us that Buff Bagwell no-showed. Hacksaw Jim Duggan was his replacement. Duggan and Berlyn were shooting in this match and not following the script at all, according to Mark Madden on the Internet broadcast coverage. After Duggan was knocked down on the exposed concrete floor on the outside, Berlyn finished him off on the inside with a Reversed Neckbreaker. Bagwell was then shown in the backstage area, arguing with booker Mike Graham. Bagwell said his flight was delayed and wanted Graham to change the format. Graham said he wouldn’t do that. Bagwell then ran down to the ringside area, where he hugged Duggan, although Duggan refused to hug back. Bagwell went to grab the microphone, but before he said anything, WCW went to a video clip.
Kendall and Barry Windham vs. Harlem Heat for the Tag Team Titles
Ãƒ¢Ã¢â€š¬¢ Harlem Heat defeated Kendell and Barry Windham (w/Curt Hennig) with Booker T.’s Missle Dropkick, to capture the Tag Team Titles.
– There were several nearfalls in the match. In the end, Booker T. battled Barry Windham and Curt Hennig on the inside of the ring. Hennig nailed Stevie Ray on the inside with the cowbell, but the referee couldn’t count the pin, since he was distracted by the action on the outside. Booker then climbed the top rope and nailed Kendall with the Missle Dropkick, to let Harlem Heat become the nine-time Tag Team Champions.
Chris Benoit vs. Sid Vicious for the United States Title
Ãƒ¢Ã¢â€š¬¢ Sid Vicious defeated Chris Benoit with the Powerbomb, to capture the U.S. Title.
– Charles Robinson was the referee of the match. Chris Benoit slowly worked on Sid Vicious to his advantage. Sid was soon on top after taking down Benoit with a Samoan drop and applying a sleeper hold. Out of nowhere, Benoit took down Sid with the Crippler Crossface. Sid amazingly powered out of it and took Benoit down with the Powerbomb for the win, to make his “winning streak” at 80-0.
Goldberg vs. Diamond Dallas Page
Ãƒ¢Ã¢â€š¬¢ Goldberg defeated Diamond Dallas Page with the Jackhammer.
– Diamond Dallas Page tried to use a hand full of quarters and a chain in the beginning, but Goldberg knocked them out of his hand and then followed up by throwing Page out of the ring. Page got frustrated, telling the crowd to stop chanting “Goldberg,” or he would leave. The crowd chanted of course, but Goldberg brought Page back in. Page went for the Diamond Cutter, but Goldberg shrugged him down. Page pulled out another foreign object to take the advantage. Goldberg came back on top, at which point The Triad made their ways out. Bigelow nailed Goldberg with some kind of object, which cut Goldberg. Page followed up with the Diamond Cutter, but Goldberg surprisingly kicked out of the pin attempt. After knocking out Bigelow and Kanyon, Goldberg speared Page. He then nailed Page with the Jackhammer for the win.
Hulk Hogan vs. Sting for the Heavyweight Title
Ãƒ¢Ã¢â€š¬¢ Sting defeated Hulk Hogan with the Scorpion Death Drop, to capture the Heavyweight Title.
– Before the match, Bret Hart made his way out. He talked with and pointed his finger at Hogan, and also spoke with Sting. As the back and forth match went on, Sting hit Hogan with two Stinger Splashes, but missed on the third. Hogan started to take the advantage and was about to hit the Big Leg Drop, until Diamond Dallas Page interfered. He dropkicked the referee down and then nailed Hogan with a Diamond Cutter. Page put Sting’s arm over Hogan, but Hogan kicked out. Bret Hart came down to take out Page. Sid Vicious was next to interfere, but Hogan threw him out. Lex Luger then ran in with a baseball bat. Sting took a baseball bat and nailed Hogan with it. He then hit the Scorpion Death Drop for the win. Following the match, Sting and Luger hugged.