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WCW Main Event 7/3/1994

Written by: Bob Colling

World Championship Wrestling presents Main Event
Date: 7/3/1994
From: Gainesville, GA

1.) Dustin Rhodes fought Bunkhouse Buck to a double disqualification

Angle Developments/Notes:
1.) We see a video package to start the show where Ted Turner believes WCW is going straight to the top and it promotes the showdown between WCW World Champion Ric Flair and Hulk Hogan taking place at the next pay per view, Bash at the Beach.

2.) Next week, WCW Main Event will be live and it will be interactive. Fans will be able to pick the main event on the Main Event!

3.) Rhodes runs to the ring and brawls with Buck on the floor trading right hands. Buck gets the advantage after an eye rake and slams Dustin face first onto the apron. Rhodes sends Buck face first into the ring post. Dustin atomic drops Buck on the floor and delivers another right hand before they return to the ring. Rhodes slams Buck leading to a near fall. Rhodes clotheslines Buck over the top to the floor where Col. Robert Parker tries to help Buck out. Buck beats on Rhodes with his boot over the back. Buck rolls Rhodes into the ring and drives Dustin face first onto the canvas. Buck continues to gouge Dustin’s eyes and follows up with a boot to the face. Buck scoop slams Rhodes and delivers a stomp to the face. Buck sends Rhodes to the floor to keep the momentum in his favor. Parker comes over and stomps Rhodes on the floor. Buck beats on Rhodes on the apron with a few more strikes to the chest. Buck kicks Rhodes off the apron to the floor.

Buck keeps an abdominal stretch on Rhodes and uses the ropes for leverage. Buck lets go before the referee can see the cheating take place. Buck is also pulling Rhodes hair and lets go to hit a short arm clothesline. Buck beats on Rhodes with a few boot scrapes. Buck locks in a nerve hold. Buck drops Rhodes with a neckbreaker leading to a near fall. Rhodes hammers away on Buck with right hands and staggers Buck leading to a rollup for a near fall. Buck regains control with strikes in the corner. Buck hammers away on Rhodes on the middle rope. Buck knee strikes Rhodes to the mat. They begin to trade right hands with Rhodes getting the advantage. Rhodes nails Buck with an elbow strike. Rhodes pummels Buck with right hands on the mat. Rhodes takes Buck over with a snapmare and a few stomps. Rhodes comes off the ropes to deliver a leg drop for a two count. Rhodes hits the running bulldog, but Parker pulls Rhodes off. Rhodes brings Parker into the ring and Buck decks Rhodes from behind. Buck whips Rhodes with his belt! Arn Anderson runs into the ring and makes the save to deck Buck through the ropes to the floor. The referee has thrown the match out. After the match, Meng gets on the apron and enters the ring, but officials keep Meng apart from Rhodes and Anderson. (**. A fine brawl, but the finish is flat and doesn’t really make a lot of sense. Nick Patrick was really slow on the pin attempt, which Bischoff even mentioned on commentary. They work well together in a formula brawl and I enjoyed the Meng aftermath as Meng has been built up rather well in WCW.)

Final Thoughts:
An average week of TV as they continue to really hype up the Bash and the showdown between Flair and Hogan.

Thanks for reading.

Bob Colling Jr. View All

34-year-old currently living in Syracuse, New York. Long-time fan of the New York Mets, Chicago Bulls, and Minnesota Vikings. An avid fan of professional wrestling and write reviews/articles on the product. Usually focusing on old-school wrestling.

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