Manage episode 364443539 series 2816936
I look into JULY 29, 1996 in the Monday Night War with the Rematch of Stone Cold vs. The Undertaker, The NWO attacks WCW as Rey Misterio gets darted into a trailer & Macho Man clings to the top of a limo. I'll go back and share IN DETAIL all of my memories and emotions from "1996 me" from when this angle first went down. Plus, Mankind attacks HBK, the very first NWO vignette, Ahmed's Kidney Injury, Ron Simmons is Faarooq Asad, Horsemen vs. Sting/Lex/Macho Man, Vader vs. Marc Mero, Sid vs. Bradshaw, Lothario socks Cornette, Sunny on AOL, Goldust a MOMMY?, Ratings, and so much more!
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- Ron Simmons Arrives as Faarooq Asad
- Ahmed Johnson Kidney Injury
- Jake Roberts Returning
- Shawn Michaels vs. Jim Cornette real life feud
- Clarence Mason & Crush
- The Bruise Brothers to return as The Grimm Twins
- Rumors of Too Cold Scorpio
- Newcomer Mark Henry
- WWF Officially Severs Ties with The Ultimate Warrior
WWF MONDAY NIGHT RAW 729/96 (00:14:08)
- New record gate for Raw
- SYCHO SID BATTLES BRADSHAW! Powerbombs-o-plenty
- FAAROOQ & SUNNY talk their aspirations for Ahmed's IC Title
- VADER VS. "WILDMAN" MARC MERO in a solid TV match
- The GORILLA MONSOON/CLARENCE MASON conference continues
- JOSE LOTHARIO SUPER SOCKS JIM CORNETTE
- BRITISH BULLDOG takes on HENRY GODWINN
- OWEN HART talks brother Bret and his arm cast
- ALDO MONTOYA pins JERRY LAWLER
- MANKIND ATTACKS SHAWN MICHAELS
- SUNNY CELEBRATES THE MOST DOWNLOADED CELEBRITY ON AOL
- MARK HENRY dunks a Basketball!
- MANKIND Promo with "Mommy" GOLDUST
- REMATCH - THE UNDERTAKER VS. "STONE COLD" STEVE AUSTIN II (a million times better than their first encounter!)
- MANKIND brawls with TAKER as the Dead Man promises to enter the serpent's layer at SummerSlam
WCW NEWS (00:39:10)
- TWO TAG TITLE CHANGES on the House Shows!
- LEE MARSHALL is Grrrreat!
- Hog Wild & Clash of the Champions coming in August
- 1-2-3 KID (SEAN WALTMAN) headed in
- The Quebecers - Jacques Rougeau & Pierre debuting soon
- Nephew of Hulk Hogan, Horace Boulder, signs with WCW (must be nice)
WCW MONDAY NITRO 7/29/96 (00:41:58)
- I look into at the real possibility of NO NITRO over the summer without the Disney relationship with WCW.
- VTR: OUTSIDERS ATTACKS STING
- HACKSAW DUGGAN BATTLES "MEAN" MIKE ENOS
- Hacksaw cuts a solid promo on Hulk Hogan's betrayal of the fans
- SIX-MAN ACTION - STING/LEXLUGER/MACHO MAN VS. FLAIR/BENOIT/STEVE MCMICHAEL
- THEN IT HAPPENS!!! The angle that took the NWO vs. WCW feud to a whole new level, as the Outsiders ambush WCW stars backstage, leaving them laying. Rey Misterio gets darted head first into the side of a trailer while the Macho Man clings to the top of the limo as it pulls away.
- I'll go back and share IN DETAIL all of my memories and emotions from "1996 teenage me" from when this angle first went down. One of the few segments/angles that sticks with me today that allows me to have total recall of my thoughts/feelings of the time! It triggered a lot of memories and I share them with you!
- WCW faces and heels unite to check on their downed friends and team mates as they're stretchered into ambulances
- I'll talk fans at home calling 9-1-1 after the insane display of bodies laying all around the Disney MGM lot. What were the ramifications of this "real feel" angle?
- Jimmy Hart playing "Paul Revere"
- Glacier.... still coming. I think
- Bobby Heenan walks off set for fear of his safety
- STEINER BROTHERS VS. The not ready for Primetime HIGH VOLTAGE
- EDDY GUERRERO TAKES ON BIG BUBBA, NO TRUBBA
- THE VERY FIRST NWO VIGNETTE AIRS, GROUNDBREAKING PRODUCTION AND DELIVERY changes the way a wrestling promo can be done!
- WCW CHAMPION THE GIANT MEETS GREG "THE HAMMER" VALENTINE!
- All of that, and I'll share the "REAL WINNER" here this week. Who had the better show? I'll share my thoughts.
- AND OF COURSE, we take a look at the July 29, 1996 TV Ratings while the two promotions continue to compete with the 1996 Olympics