WWE: The Rise & Fall of WCW

Overview

In the nineties, World Championship Wrestling, owned by Ted Turner, battled with the World Wrestling Federation for the pro wrestling market. Although the two companies went head-to-head for many years, WCW eventually folded. This documentary tells the story of the WCW, and offers footage from many of the most beloved grapplers who fought for it including Ric Flair, Dussty Rhodes, and Goldberg. Interviews with behind-the-scenes people like the Crockett brothers make it clear why the once powerful institution ...
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Overview

In the nineties, World Championship Wrestling, owned by Ted Turner, battled with the World Wrestling Federation for the pro wrestling market. Although the two companies went head-to-head for many years, WCW eventually folded. This documentary tells the story of the WCW, and offers footage from many of the most beloved grapplers who fought for it including Ric Flair, Dussty Rhodes, and Goldberg. Interviews with behind-the-scenes people like the Crockett brothers make it clear why the once powerful institution dissolved.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 8/25/2009
  • UPC: 651191947959
  • Original Release: 2009
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  • Source: World Wrestling
  • Region Code: 1
  • Presentation: Digi-Pak / Pan & Scan
  • Time: 9:00:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 22,433

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
The Steiner Brothers Participant
The Rock 'n' Roll Express Participant
The Midnight Express Participant
Ric Flair
Bill Goldberg Participant
Scott Hall Participant
Hulk Hogan
Cactus Jack
Lex Luger
Karl Malone Participant
Kevin Nash Participant
Team nWo Participant
"Diamond" Dallas Page Participant
Dusty Rhodes
Dennis Rodman Participant
Rick Rude Participant
Randy Savage
Ricky "The Dragon" Steamboat Participant
Sting
Road Warriors
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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- WWE: The Rise & Fall Of WCW
3. Jim Crockett Promotions [3:16]
4. Georgia Championship Wrestling [1:50]
5. Mid-Atlantic Championship Wrestling [6:25]
6. Black Saturday [3:14]
7. The Expansion [6:03]
8. Crockett Sells to Turner [3:28]
9. Greatest Talent in the World [4:35]
10. New Management [6:13]
11. Bill Watts Era [6:02]
12. Bill Shaw Hires Eric Bischoff [3:27]
13. Hulk Hogan Arrives [3:56]
14. Nitro Debuts [3:53]
15. NWO [4:01]
16. Cruiserweights [5:01]
17. Goldberg [2:08]
18. WCW Ratings Champ [6:32]
19. Celebrities [1:50]
20. Goldberg vs Hogan [4:59]
21. Mistakes Begins [2:43]
22. Vince Russo [:55]
23. A Corporate Merger [5:21]
24. McMahon Buys WCW [5:55]
25. Legacy Of WCW [1:51]
Disc #2 --WWE: The Rise & Fall Of WCW
1. NWA World Championship Wrestling - June 15, 1985 $1,000 Challenge Match - Ric Flair vs Magnum T.A. [14:14]
2. The Main Event - April 3, 1988 Sting, Lex Luger & Barry Windham vs Ric Flair, Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard (W/JJ Dillon) [13:11]
3. The Great American Bash - July 10, 1988 United States Championship Match - Dusy Rhodes vs Barry Windham [18:21]
4. Chi-Town Rumble - February 20, 1989 NWA World Heavyweight Championship Match Ric Flair vs Ricky "The Dragon" Steamboat [26:16]
5. Wrestle War-February 25, 1990 The Rock 'n' Roll Express vs The Midnight Express [26:43]
6. The Great American Bash - July 17, 1990 NWA United States Tag Team Championship Match, The Midnight Express vs. The Southern Boys [19:02]
7. Superbrawl - May 19, 1991 WCW World Tag Team Championship Match - The Steiner Brothers vs Sting & Lex Luger [11:48]
8. The Great American Bash - July 12, 1992, WCW World Heavyweight Championship Match - Sting vs. Big Van Vader [18:15]
9. Spring Stampede - April 17, 1994 WCW International World Heavyweight Championship Match - Rick Rude vs Sting [14:28]
10. Bash At The Beach - July 17, 1994 WCW World Heavyweight Championship Match - Ric Flair vs Hulk Hogan [25:38]
Disc #3 -- WWE: The Rise & Fall Of WCW
1. Nitro - April 29, 1996 WCW World Heavyweight Championship Match - Ric Flair vs The Giant [10:03]
2. Clash of the Champions XXXIII - August 15, 1996 WCW Cruiserweight Championship Match - Rey Mysterio Jr. vs Dean Malenko [11:35]
3. Fall Brawl - September 15, 1996 War Games Match - Team WCW-Sting, Lex Luger, Ric Flair & Arn Anderson vs Team NWO - Hollywood Hulk Hogan, Kevin Nash, Scott Hall & A Mystery Partner [20:44]
4. Souled Out - January 25, 1997 Ladder Match For The United States Championship - SYXX vs. Eddie Guerrero [18:45]
5. Uncensored - March 16, 1997 No Disqualification Match for The United States Championship Eddie Guerrero vs Dean Malenko [22:04]
6. Superbrawl VIII - February 22, 1998 WCW Cruiserweight Championship Title vs Mask Match - Chris Jericho vs Juventud Guerrera [2:07]
7. Superbrawl VIII - February 22, 1998 WCW Unified World Tag Team Championship Match - The Steiner Brothers vs The Outsiders [16:35]
8. Bash At The Beach - July 12, 1998 Diamond Dallas Page & Karl Malone vs Hollywood Hulk Hogan & Dennis Rodman [11:19]
9. Halloween Havoc - October 25, 1998 - WCW World Heavyweight Championship Match: Goldberg vs. Diamond Dallas Page [27:32]
10. Nitro - August 7, 2000 WCW World Heavyweight Championship Match - Booker T vs. Lance Storm [17:14]
12. Chapter 12 [:01]
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Disc #1 -- WWE: The Rise & Fall Of WCW
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      Lost In Cleveland
      Bill Watts Defends Himself
      Spam Man
      The Origin Of Goldberg
      Bischoff Gives Away Raw Results
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