Manage episode 284685522 series 2816936
Tons of WWF and WCW news and notes this week, talking Brian Pillman's wild ride, Rad Radford's health scare, Vince McMahon's desperate moves, Sherri Martel's termination, and multiple injuries.
Then, over in WCW... Paul Orndorf exacts revenge on the Horsemen, Macho Man has a bad week with the ladies, Scott Riggs tries to give the Loch Ness Monster "The Clap!", Sting & Luger vs. the Roadies, Macho Man vs. Benoit, Devon Storm debuts against Konnan, and Arn Anderson PINS Hulk Hogan!
On the WWF side of things, it's a double main event on the go-home show to IYH 6! First Shawn Michaels & Diesel face Yokozuna & The Bulldog, then Bret Hart defends the WWF Title in a Rumble rematch against the Undertaker. Plus, Gorilla Monsoon talks the Vader attack and Yokozuna makes his FACE TURN!
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WCW NEWS (00:01:08)
- Sherri Martel is fired from the WCW!
- Scheme Gene Okerlund continues his Hotline shenanigans
WCW Monday Nitro 2/5/96 (00:05:30)
- It's the Go-Home show before SuperBrawl VI
- WCW Champion Randy Savage defends against Chris Benoit of the Horsemen
- Woman turns heel and joins the Horsemen in attacking The Macho Man
- The Giant with a last-minute attack sends the Hulkster to the hospital!
- Randy Savage points the finger at Liz
- Arn Anderson & Brian Pillman take on Kevin Sullivan & Hugh Morrus
- "Mr. Wonderful" Paul Orndorff returns to exact revenge on Arn Anderson
- Ric Flair battles Marcus Bagwell
- Tag Champions Sting & Lex Luger vs. The Road Warriors!
WWF News (00:34:13)
- Vader undergoes shoulder surgery
- Billy Gunn suffers a neck injury, Tag Titles vacated
- Rad Radford has a health scare when he's found lying in the rain after a seizure. Spicolli is taken to the hospital in critical condition.
WWF Monday Night Raw 2/5/96 (00:37:07)
- It's the Go-Home show to In Your House VI
- Shawn Michaels & Diesel face Yokozuna & The British Bulldog
- Yokozuna defects from Camp Cornette and turns babyface!
- 1-2-3 Kid goes one-on-one with Hakushi
- Mankind on his way to the WWF... Have a nice day!
- Gorilla Monsoon discusses his injuries and actions in the fallout of his run-in with Vader
- Billionaire Ted has words for his father
- WWF Champion Bret Hart defends against The Undertaker
WCW SuperBrawl VI Quick Results (01:09:36)
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More WCW News (01:13:11)
- All the latest on Brian Pillman, what's a work, what's a shoot... Where does the man end and the Loose Cannon begin?
- Desperate times call for desperate measures. Vince McMahon goes to a variety of tactics in his war against Turner and the WCW.
WCW Monday Nitro 2/12/96 (01:28:56)
- It's the fallout from SuperBrawl as WCW has the week all to themselves when WWF Raw has "gone to the dogs"
- Randy Savage meets Hugh Morrus
- Scotty Riggs tries to give the Loch Ness Monster "The Clap"!
- Mean Gene talks with 13-time WCW Champion Ric Flair and the newly turned heel Miss Elizabeth following the PPV
- U.S. Champion Konnan takes on "Dangerous" Devon Storm in Storm's WCW debut
- Arn Anderson PINS Hulk Hogan!!! This is NOT a typo!
- It's "HELTER SKELTER" when both the Horsemen and the Mega Powers invade the Nitro announcer's area to close the show.
Plus, we talk ratings, WCW's erratic and hotshot booking while the WWF stays on course... for now...