WCW Worldwide 1/22/1995

Written by: Bob Colling

World Championship Wrestling presents Worldwide
Date:
1/22/1995
From: Orlando, FL

Matches:
1.)Dustin Rhodes defeated Frankie Lancaster
2.)Avalanche & Kevin Sullivan defeated Chris Nelson & Ron Oakes
3.)WCW United States Champion Vader defeated Dave Welby
4.)Blacktop Bully defeated Steve Collins
5.)WCW World Tag Team Champions Harlem Heat defeated Tommy Rogers & Bobby Fulton in a non-title match

Angle Developments/Notes:
1. Booker and Rogers kick off the match with Booker tossing Tommy across the ring. Booker misses an attack in the corner and is met with a double dropkick. Fulton gets a near fall after tagging in. Booker scoop slams Fulton and tags out to Ray who stomps away on the smaller Fulton. Ray is sent out of the corner with a double monkey flip. The champs are sent into each other and Rogers hits a spinning heel kick on Ray. Booker comes off the ropes only to be dropped with a backdrop. Ray stops Fulton with a clothesline. Booker tags in to hit a leaping forearm shot. Booker continues his offense with a snap suplex. Ray misses a leaping forearm drop and Rogers gets the tag. Rogers misses Ray in the corner and hits the corner shoulder first. Stevie hits a back suplex as well. Booker nails Rogers with a leaping side kick and gets a near fall. Rogers dropkicks Booker’s knee to get out of a sleeper hold. Rogers is being double teamed while Fulton distracted the referee. Ray drives Fulton to the mat with a power slam and tags out to Booker. Booker hits a leaping side kick again and taunts the fans. Fulton hits a spinning heel kick on Booker but can’t tag in Rogers as Ray tags in. Fulton clubs Booker from the apron and Fulton hit a swinging neck breaker. Rogers gets the hot tag to hit a dropkick off the middle rope on Ray! Rogers takes the champs over with a headlock/head scissors combo. A double missile dropkick on Ray. Booker clubs Rogers with a middle rope axe handle. Rogers hits a splash off the top but Booker nails Rogers with a top rope forearm shot. Ray covers and gets the win as Fulton was distracted by Sherri. (***. I enjoyed these two teams going at it. I haven’t seen a lot of the Fantastics but they are a good hand in the ring and were able to bump well for the champs. A good competitive match that got plenty of time.)

Final Thoughts:
I didn’t cover the promos this week because it was the same people cutting the same promo about the Clash of the Champions. The main event this week was really good and allows me to give the show a thumbs up this week.

Thanks for reading.

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