May 1, 2010 - by Steve Gerweck
Sunday, November 21, 1999 in Toronto
Hosted by Tony Schiavone and Bobby Heenan
Chris Benoit defeated Jeff Jarrett via pinfall.
Benoit begins with several lethal chops to the chest of Jarrett and then an atomic drop followed by a neck breaker. Benoit continues the carnage on the outside, but is caught with a low blow and then dropped on top, neck first into the guardrail. Inside the ring, both men go back and forth with pinning combinations. Benoit is then able to execute 3 German suplexes and then a sidewalk slam. Chris Benoit is then able to hit the flying headbutt, however the enforcers of the “Powers That Be” pull Benoit out to interrupt the count. Dustin Runnels in turn interrupts Jarrett’s pin attempt, allowing Benoit to use the guitar to strike Jarrett and get the victory and move on in the tourney.
Disco Inferno was attacked backstage by an angry Jeff Jarrett and the enforcers of the “Powers That Be” before his Cruiserweight Title match.
Evan Karagias w/ Madusa defeated Disco Inferno w/ Tony Marinara via pinfall.
Disco takes control early on in the contest at one point connecting with an elbow from the second turnbuckle. Disco takes some time to go on the outside to taunt Madusa but Karagias is able to use the distraction to his advantage. Tony Marinara then taunts Madusa while Disco gets a chair and tries to hit Karagias but catches Tony Marinara instead. Karagias then hits a cross body and is victorious, becoming the new Cruiserweight Champion.
Jeff Jarrett is scolded by the powers that be. They give Jarrett an ultimatum that he needs to prove himself or he’s finished in WCW.
Norman Smiley defeated Brian Knobs via pinfall.
Smiley comes to ringside dressed in Hockey gear. A trash can is used early in the match. At one point Knobs wore the can on his head and Smiley struck the can with a hockey stick. Both men make their way backstage with Norman using a broom stick and Knobs utilizing a crutch. Back in the storeroom, Jimmy Hart begins to throw food at Norman. Hart then opened an elevator and both men go inside. When the elevator door opened again, Hart accidentally hits Knobs to give Norman the victory to become the Hardcore Champion.
Dean Malenko, Saturn, Asya defeated Billy Kidman, Eddie Guerrero, Torrie in a 6 man elimination match.
All the men went to the outside early leaving Torrie and Asya in a brief catfight inside the ring. Torrie seemed to get injured during the scuffle, which causes Eddie to attend to her. Malenko eliminates Billy Kidman in the distraction and before leaving the ring had some words for Guerrero. Eddie eliminated Malenko next, but not before Asya hit an impressive suplex on him. Saturn accidentally hit Asya with a kick and Eddie is able to execute the frog splash to eliminate Asya. Eddie then hit a cross body onto Saturn but Saturn reverses it into the Rings of Saturn, causing Eddie to tap out. Torrie then hit Saturn with a low blow but failed to pin him. Saturn then returned the blow to Torrie to get the pinfall victory.
Jeff Jarrett and ‘Creative Control’ are shown backstage attacking Buff Bagwell before his match.
Buff Bagwell defeated Curt Hennig via pinfall
The battle ensues on the outside from the beginning of the match. Bagwell finds an opening and begins to stomp on the head of Hennig inside the ring. Hennig regains momentum with a sleeper hold and Bagwell is taken down to a sitting position. As always, Bagwell `Hulks’ out of the sleeper but Hennig is able to catch him with a knee to the mid section. Buff regains control of the match and then is able to hit the blockbuster to get the pinfall victory. Curt Hennig now must `hang up his boots.’ Curt Hennig leaves the ring to the adulation of the crowd.
Bret Hart defeated Sting via submission.
Both men begin the contest with a shoving contest and exchange of words. Hart’s offense is interrupted with a rake to the eyes, and Sting follows up by thrusting Hart’s head into the turnbuckle. Just as Hart seem to regain control, Sting hit him with a low blow and then an elbow drop. Sting then takes Hart and places him on the announce table, but Hart moves out of the way of the attempted Stinger splash. The referee is then caught between maneuvers and is knocked out. The Total Package interrupts the match and hits Sting with a bat allowing Hart to win via DQ. Hart argues with the referee, not wanting a DQ victory, and the referee reverses his decision allowing the match to continue. Sting then is able to execute the Scorpion Deathlock onto Hart, but Hart amazingly reversed it into the Sharpshooter. Sting taps out and Hart is victorious moving on to face Benoit for the World Title. The match ended with Sting shaking the hand of Hart in respect.
Vampiro w/ Jerry Only defeated Berlyn w/ The Wall via submission.
Both men are supposed to be connected to one another via a chain but Berlyn refuses. Berlyn and Smolly brawl on the outside, while The Wall fastens the other end of the chain to his neck. The Wall choke slams Vampiro and attempts a pin, but Berlyn pulls him off. Berlyn confronts a frustrated Wall, and Wall proceeds to remove the chain and walks out on Berlyn. Vampiro then locked on a camel clutch onto Berlyn, in addition to choking him with the chain. Berlyn submits. giving Vampiro the victory.
Dr. Death Steve Williams, accompanied by the Jim Ross mockery named Oklahoma, attacked Vampiro after the match.
Meng defeated The Total Package w/ Elizabeth via pinfall.
The `Powers That Be’ instructed the Package that he must wrestle Meng, despite wearing a neck brace and supposedly being injured. Meng tries to connect early with the Tongan death grip, but the Package’s neck brace protects him. Package is then able to regain some control with a power slam and some well placed fists. Elizabeth then accidentally sprays some type of mist into Package’s eyes, which allows Meng to remove the neck brace and lock on the death grip to get the pinfall victory.
Scott Hall defeated Booker T via pinfall.
Booker T. answers Scot Hall’s open challenge for both the US Title and TV Title. Booker T. hits a flurry of moves early on causing Hall to rethink things on the outside of the ring. Hall returns to the ring and is able to connect with a fall away slam, which takes Booker T. to the outside. Hall then slows things down with a sleeper hold while Jarrett and `Creative Control’ makes their way to the ring. Jarrett distracts Booker T. and Hall is able to connect with the Outsider’s Edge to retain both titles. Booker T. is then ambushed by `Creative Control’ after the fact, and the lights go out and the lady named Midnight comes in for the save.
David Flair versus Kimberly went to a No-Contest.
Kimberly begins by placing her leg on the top rope and stretching out, obviously trying to get the attention of David. David then hits the referee with the crowbar and proceeds to walk towards Kimberly, who is on her knees. Kimberly pretends to unzip David’s pants but instead removes David’s protective cup and hit him with a low blow. DDP and Kanyon come in for a save, but Arn Anderson stops the attack. David then hit Arn from behind and quickly left the ring, while EMT’s wheeled out a seemingly injured Arn.
Bill Goldberg defeated Sid Vicious via submission.
Goldberg pushes Sid furiously to begin the `I Quit’ match up, following up with an awesome power slam. Sid returns with some fists of his own and a lariat to take Goldberg down. Sid then chokes Goldberg in the corner with a big boot. Sid then proceeded to choke slam Goldberg not once, but two times. Goldberg regains control with 3 short clotheslines and begins to also work on the right arm of Sid. Goldberg then executed a cobra clutch like maneuver and Sid passes out and the referee awards Goldberg the victory.
Bret Hart defeated Chris Benoit via submission.
Benoit begins with a quick arm drag take down. The two men then size each other up and lock up in a test of strength, with Bret gaining the advantage. Bret then slaps on an arm bar only to be reversed into a headlock by Benoit. Hart attempts the Sharpshooter early but Benoit wiggles out and is able to execute a crippler cross face. Hart is too close to the ring ropes and is able to break the hold. Malenko, dressed in Canadian fan attire jumped the guardrail and began to attack Benoit but was quickly taken away by WCW officials. Hart is then on the receiving end of several knife-edge chops and a lethal back breaker courtesy of Benoit. Benoit catches a lifeless Hart with a tombstone piledriver and then a flying head butt. Before a pin attempt could even made, Nash and Hall take out the ref and begin to work on Benoit. Goldberg comes in to make a save but is hit with a steel chair from Hall. Goldberg follows Hall and Nash backstage and the match continues inside the ring with Benoit taking advantage of Hart’s weakened knee. Benoit continues the beating by slapping on a figure four leg lock. Hart mounts a comeback, super-plexing Benoit but failing to make a cover. Benoit then begins the rolling German suplexes, however Hart reverses it connecting with the Sharpshooter. Chris Benoit taps out and Bret Hart becomes the new WCW Heavyweight Champion.