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Old 09-18-2012, 05:44 PM   #11 (permalink)
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Default Re: WCWs late 98 early 2000 roster was pretty damn good... too bad

I agree, on paper WCW always had the better talent than the WWE. It's just the WWE used their talent better than WCW.
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Old 09-19-2012, 11:50 AM   #12 (permalink)
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Default Re: WCWs late 98 early 2000 roster was pretty damn good... too bad

From mid 1996 through to early 2000 the problem in WCW wasn't at any point star power on the roster or even talented in ring performers but booking and backstage problems due to too many people having creative control and no long term vision. Pretty much as soon as Scott Hall debuted in WCW in May of 1996 we saw a steady stream of HUGE names and great in ring workers come through the door and WCW had the perfect balance of star power, great in ring workers, diversity in their talent and up until early 1998 great booking.

As i've said before though WCW became a victim of their own success because of how HUGELY successful The New World Order was as it meant WCW took their eye off the ball with almost everything else. This saw Chris Benoit, Chris Jericho, The Big Show, Eddie Guerrero, Dean Malenko and Perry Saturn all leave in the space of a year of each other and they had no back up plan or follow up to the WCW/NWO feud which meant the same people main eventing over and over again which became very stale very quick.

First off they did the storyline with Sting going after Hollywood Hogan over the course of a year and a half which was great but then rather than end The New World Order as they should have done at Superbrawl 8 at the latest they split the stable into two which was complete overkill and then had them back together six months after splitting. The plan was to do the same storyline with Sting/Hogan with Goldberg/Hogan leading into Starrcade in 1999 but the whole storyline fell apart within a month or so and The New World Order just simply ended which then left WCW in an absolute mess and for me 1999 was a fucking horrible year in WCW.
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Old 09-19-2012, 11:52 AM   #13 (permalink)
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Default Re: WCWs late 98 early 2000 roster was pretty damn good... too bad

Splitting the NWO into two was definitely the first nail in the coffin, as the poster above said. But that didn't stop me from loving the Wolfpac!
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