The Way We Was: 1996 Week 52 plus 1

Jamie Lithgow

We have reached the end of the road in our 1996 wrestling retrospective. Today we catch up on significant events from WCW’s biggest show of the year; Starrcade, along with the subsequent Nitro and also WWF Monday Night Raw. If you want to continue following the WWF side of things then Craig has already covered every Raw from 1997 here. If you are more interested in the WCW side of things then watch this space! Anyway, let’s see what happened at Starrcade and the 53rd episodes of Nitro and Raw of the year in this week’s The Way We Was Continue reading

The Way We Was: 1996 Week 50

Jamie Lithgow

With 1997 fast approaching there’s been some notable comings and goings this week. After five years on the show, Pamela Anderson-Lee has announced that she is leaving Baywatch. Elsewhere, Apple (the computer people) have announced that Steve Jobs will be returning to the company after it purchased Jobs’ solo venture, NeXT  Inc. I wonder if this move will pay off? Anyway, let’s see who was coming, going and wrestling in this week’s The Way We Was Continue reading

The Way We Was: WCW Slamboree 1996

TWWW Slamboree

Jamie Lithgow

In a bonus edition of ‘The Way We Was‘ our 1996 timeline reaches WCW’s latest pay per view; Slamboree. The main event saw The Giant defend his WCW Title against Sting while most of the other matches were part of the BattleBowl tournament. This involved random pairings of wrestlers competing in a tag team tournament to then reach a battle royal, the winner of which would be declared ‘Lord of The Ring’ and receive a coveted BattleBowl ring. So, let’s see who left Slamboree with gold around their waist and who left with gold around their finger… Continue reading