Posts Tagged ‘2000’

Finishing off the year 2000 for WCW in this series. Do you agree with my assessment of what was good and bad during the year? Part one of the series can be found HERE. (more…)

The sixth installment of the series features Billy Kidman, Elix Skipper, Buff Bagwell, Disco Inferno, Rey Mysterio Jr. and The Great Muta. (more…)

Alright… I Did It

Posted: February 10, 2015 by Bob Colling in Uncategorized
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Last night, former WWE wrestler Rikishi was announced as the next person to be inducted into the Hall of Fame. For the most part, Rikishi mainly competed in tag team wrestling with Samu as part of the Headshrinkers and as a member of the popular group Too Cool, which formed in 2000.

There were a few attempts at a singles push for Rikishi under different characters such as The Sultan in 1996/1997 and as Fatu in 1995. The latter was a baby face who broke away from a gang and was all about peace.

There was no question that Fatu was the best worker in the Headshrinker tag team and the most popular member of the Too Cool group. So, perhaps the WWF would try to make Rikishi into a main event babyface? (more…)

Would You Go To This Show? Volume 5

Posted: November 18, 2013 by Bob Colling in Uncategorized
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The fifth installment sees myself, Matt and Aaron head to Amarillo, Texas where World Championship Wrestling put on a house show. The company was faltering along and didn’t have many bright moments, would this show be appealing enough for us to help support the company when it needed it the most? Let’s find out! (more…)

Reliving A Feud #7: Booker T vs. Jeff Jarrett In WCW ’00

Posted: November 18, 2012 by Bob Colling in Uncategorized
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Relive the feud between Jeff Jarrett and Booker T over the WCW World Heavyweight Championship that lasted from July 2000 until October 2000. (more…)

Reliving A Feud #4: Sting vs. Vampiro In WCW ’00

Posted: October 17, 2012 by Bob Colling in Uncategorized
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They were once friends…

By the spring of 2000, World Championship Wrestling was in some serious danger and needed to create new stars. They seemingly stumbled upon on with Vampiro, who was getting some good babyface reaction. However, once Vince Russo and Eric Bischoff did a reboot for the company, Vampiro was turned heel and began a feud with the most popular WCW wrestler, Sting. (more…)

On November 26th, 2000 Scott Steiner won his first and only WCW World Heavyweight Champion. Steiner had been one of WCW’s most over heels dating back to early 1999. However, that was at a time when Hogan, Flair, Nash and Bret Hart were all playing a political game. By November 2000, Hogan was gone from WCW forever, Flair wasn’t active, and Bret Hart was on the sidelined with his career ending concussion. There weren’t a lot of options for WCW. (more…)