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The Monday Night War rages on when KEVIN NASH arrives in WCW and changes the measuring stick. Also on Nitro, Sting & Lex defend against Flair & Arn Anderson, Scott Steiner has a banger vs. Booker T, and Debra McMichael wants the Horsemen to cancel their match with hubby Mongo. Then on Raw, former Tag Champs collide when Owen Hart meets Yokozuna in a KotR Qualifier with a surprise ending. The Undertaker battles the British Bulldog, while Jim Cornette drops a bomb on HBK.
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Monday Warfare: The Battles Within – Episode 22 (June 10, 1996)
- BRIAN PILLMAN SIGNS WITH TITAN. We do a deep dive into all the behind the scenes workings of Brian Pillman playing WCW and WWF against each other in order to get the best contract possible.
- Ron Simmons, Jim Neidhart, The Dirty White Boy, Tracy Smothers, Tom Brandi, and Alex Porteau headed to the WWF... and not a single GOOD gimmick between them.
- The crack slinging Samoan Gangstas QUIT the WWF
- Jeff Jarrett gives his notice to the company for the umpteenth time
- Louie Spicolli is ECW bound
- Vince tries to lock down exclusive rights to certain arenas to shut WCW out
- Is it REALLY Vader Time? We talk Vader's nagging injuries and poor booking
- The latest on the BRITISH BULLDOG's contract negotiations and storyline involving wife Diana and WWF Champion Shawn Michaels
- Yokozuna's weight is becoming a real problem. We talk the WWF taking him off TV and sending him to Duke in hopes for Yoko to get healthy.
- Things are looking a bit "Cloudy".... The Body Donnas find their new manager...
- Crushing your childhood... We discuss how Sunny was NOT the "Most Downloaded" celeb on AOL, nor was the Warrior's Comic Book the #1 best seller.
- How did naked Goldust fair in the ratings last week? Did he bring in new viewers or force people to change the channel?
WWF MONDAY NIGHT RAW 6/10/96 (00:35:18)
- Yokozuna meets Owen Hart in a battle of former Tag Team Champions in a King of the Ring Qualifier
- Yokozuna cuts a despondant promo, vowing to leave the WWF to find himself.
- Wildman Marc Mero faces BodyDonna Skip in the final King of the Ring Qualifier
- Jerry Lawler has a gift for the Ultimate Warrior... But Warrior man (baseball cap and all) isn't buying it... or "selling" for that matter.
- Jim Cornette drops a bomb on Shawn Michaels as Corny gets to choose the referee for the KotR Title Rematch between HBK vs. The Bulldog
- The Undertaker battles The British Bulldog
- Mankind strikes again, how will the Undertaker respond?
WCW NEWS (01:03:01)
- Nothing new here... Jacques Rougeau already has heat with the company and he hasn't even started on the road yet.
- WCW has their eyes on Raven
- Just why does Scott Steiner look the way he does? Is it genetics, or.....
WCW MONDAY NITRO 6/3/96 (01:05:08)
- It's the Go-Home Show to the Great American Bash PPV
- Great action kicks things off when Scott Steiner takes on Booker T
- We talk WCW's new use of commercial bumpers to promote matches and wrestlers
- DEBRA MCMICHAEL has a dilemma she brings to Mean Gene
- Interviews with Konna, Big Bubba, and others promoting their matches at the upcoming GAB PPV
- Larry Zbyszko would be canceled in 2022, and we love him for it
- Jimmy Powers makes his WCW debut vs. "Lord of the Ring" DDP
- Sting battles Meng with some weird booking attached
- Debra McMichael requests Mongo's match vs. the Horsemen to be canceled.
- The Horsemen have an altercation with Debra McMichael and proceed to take out their competition in the locker room
- "Hacksaw" Jim Duggan looks for revenge on Squire David Taylor
- WCW Champion The Giant has STIFF competition in Scott Norton
- We talk WCW's "rush syndrome" where they try and cram too much into one segment in a short amount of time, causing noticeable errors
- Lex Luger confronts the Giant with an ice bucket!
- Lord Steven Regal stretches Billy Kidman as Sting seeks revenge
- In one of the most disgusting professional acts that we can recount, The Nasty Boys take on The Public Enemy in a match where the Nasties refuse to sell anything while taking advantage of and stiffing TPE.
- Steve McMichael and Kevin Green train for the match against the Horsemen this Sunday night.
- Sting & Lex Luger defend the Tag Team Titles vs. Ric Flair & Arn Anderson
- The Giant takes on Sting, Lex Luger, Scott Steiner, AND a myriad of chair shots!
- The Measuring Stick just changed as the Big Mang, KEVIN NASH ARRIVES IN WCW! Nash has some words for Eric Bischoff and company.
Plus, we pick our segments of the week, we talk Ratings, and who do we declare the "REAL WINNER" of the rivalry between Raw vs. Nitro this week?