WCW Pro 8/25/1996

World Championship Wrestling presents Pro
From: Orlando, FL

1.) Mike Enos defeated Chad Brock
2.) Faces of Fear defeated Butch Long & Chip Minton
3.) WCW Cruiserweight Champion Rey Mysterio Jr. defeated Chavo Guerrero Jr.
4.) Diamond Dallas Page defeated Sgt. Craig Pittman

Angle Developments/Notes:
1.) Chad Brock, as a friendly reminder, would go on to be a country singer a couple of years later. Enos won the match following a powerslam.

2.) Mysterio backs Guerrero against the ropes by backs off. Guerrero gets a rollup for a two count. Mysterio gets a rollup for a two count and they have a standoff. Guerrero leg sweeps Mysterio followed by elbow drops to the leg. Guerrero keeps leg control on the mat. Mysterio puts a headlock on Guerrero and is shoved into the ropes. Guerrero catapults Mysterio into the ropes. Mysterio lands on his feet and dropkicks Guerrero to the floor. Mysterio fakes a dive before taking Guerrero out with a somersault dive to the floor. Mysterio hits a slingshot somersault leg drop over the middle rope for a two count. Mysterio slams Guerrero followed by a standing moonsault for a near fall. Mysterio keeps a head scissors on Guerrero, but doesn’t get a submission. Guerrero gets a leg lock on Mysterio, but fails to get a submission. Guerrero maintains leg control, but Mysterio refuses to give in. Guerrero hits a back suplex on Mysterio. Guerrero shoulder blocks Mysterio, but Mysterio dropkicks Guerrero on the knee. Guerrero hip tosses Mysterio. Guerrero hits a slingshot crossbody to the floor and Mysterio landed back first onto the ledge. Guerrero hits a vertical suplex for a two count. Guerrero backdrops Mysterio and hits a standing dropkick for a near fall. Guerrero hits a powerslam for a near fall. Guerrero uppercuts Mysterio in the corner. Guerrero hits a top rope moonsault for a near fall. Guerrero misses a springboard crossbody and Mysterio gets a rollup for the win. (***. The finish was a little bit of a letdown, but the action was good for the most part. Guerrero’s control got a little boring, but overall this was a good match.)

3.) DDP misses an elbow drop early in the match as Pittman rolled out of the way. Pittman shoulder blocks DDP to the floor. Pittman follows to the floor, but DDP gets in the ring. Pittman gets wrist control on DDP, but DDP gets to the ropes to break the hold. Pittman has a hammerlock on DDP, but DDP gets to the ropes. DDP shoulder blocks Pittman, but is met with a hip toss. Pittman is nailed by a back elbow by DDP. DDP stomps on Pittman a few times. DDP chokes Pittman under the ropes. DDP misses a boot, but delivers a discus clothesline. DDP plays to the crowd. DDP keeps a headlock on Pittman, but doesn’t get a submission. DDP misses an elbow drop and Pittman delivers a few strikes. Pittman ducks a clothesline to deck DDP with a clothesline. Pittman atomic drops DDP two times. Pittman rams DDP into the corner several times. Pittman clotheslines DDP over the top to the floor. DDP sends Pittman into the ring post face first. DDP hits a diamond cutter on the floor. DDP covers Pittman for the win. (*1/2. Actually not too bad of a encounter. DDP seems to have really found his groove and isn’t coming across as annoying as he had been just weeks prior.)

Final Thoughts:
Not a bad episode yet again for WCW Pro. It’s tough for these shows to truly suck.

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