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THE BIG BANG
April 15th 2001
A video package is shown of ‘The Last Nitro’ where Bischoff takes theobelts and say it will be a new beginning!
We come in to the arena with pyro going from every part of the arena leading to the stage which lights up with a huge display of Pyro.
Tony Schovane: Ladies and Gentlemen welcome to the rebirth of WCW, we’re live and under new ownership. I’m alongside Scott Hutson and Scotty I wonder what Eric Bischoff has in store for us and all you fans at home.
Scott Hutson: I can’t answer that Tony but it’s been a long month of changes throughout WCW, luckily enough we’re still here to bring you all the action of WCW Live.
Eric Bischoff’s music hits (the old WCW one, not the WWE one) and the crowd erupts with an amazing amount of cheers.
Eric Bischoff: As you can see this is the new, and, improved, World Championship Wrestling! All titles will be decided tonight, except for one.... The WCW Cruiserweight Tag Championships, They will be decided tomorrow night on Nitro.
Eric Bischoff: Our first match tonight will be the WCW Cruiserweight Championship, it will be a single elimination match, consisting of: Rey Mysterio, Billy Kidman, Chavo Guerrero, Shane Helms, Elix Skipper and last but not least, the returning Psychosis.
The Crowd erupts when he announces the return of Psychosis
Eric Bischoff: The WCW Tag Team Championship will also be decided tonight, with a No Disqualification, Triple Threat Tag Match; with Kronic, Palumbo & O’Haire and Team Canada
Eric Bischoff: Tonight the WCW United States Championship will be decided in a Fatal Four Way with Hugh Morris, Rick Steiner, Kanyon and ‘Franchise’ Shane Douglas.
Crowd erupts again
Eric Bischoff: Also something else BIG is returning tonight.........the WCW Hardcore Championship, a Triple Threat between Johnny the Bull, The Wall, and Reno. There will also be more surprises tonight............... You will just have to wait and see.
The crowd erupts Bischoff drops the mic and starts walking to the back while Billy Kidman’s music fills the arena.
WCW Cruiserweight Title
Rey Mysterio Jr. vs. Billy Kidman vs. Shane Helms vs. Psychosis vs. Chavo Guerrero vs. Elix Skipper
They all make their way down to the ring, Shane, Kidman Rey get the loudest pops. They all stand around the ring working out who’s going to go after who until Elix cheap shots Rey and Psychosis hits a Spin Kick on Chavo as he quickly goes into the ropes. They all pair off against each other and slug ot out. Shane hits a quick drop toe hold on Kidman and follows it up with a elbow to the back of the head. Elix and Psychosis try and hit a Spin Kick on each other but they keep reversing it. Chavo catches Rey as he comes from the ropes and hits a hard Whirl Slam and applies a leg lock. Elix goes to the ropes and hits Psychosis with a Head scissor DDT while putting Shane down with a Bulldog which gets a huge pop. Chavo sends Rey into the ropes and catches him with a knee to the guts that leaves Rey rolling around the mat. Psychosis goes for the first pin of the night on Chavo with a roll up but he quickly kicks out at 1.
Shane goes to the ropes but is caught by Kidman with a BK Bomb while Elix goes to work on Rey. Kidman goes for a sleeper on Shane which leads into a series of Cruiserweight moves and reversals, Elix sends Rey into the ropes and goes for a backdrop but Rey holds on when Elix tries to send him over and catches him with a DDT. Shane hits a running Neckbreaker on Kidman while Chavo plants Psychosis with a Sidewalk slam. Rey goes for a Mexican Roll up on Elix but he only gets a 2 count.
Chavo plants a hard dropkick to the back of Shane’s head after he hits Kidman with a Sit-Out Powerbomb. Rey goes for another roll up but this time on Chavo but he kicks out as well. They all start brawling in the ring with a series of punches until Elix jumps to the top rope and hits a Moonsult onto everyone that takes everyone down for another huge pop. Everyone makes it back to their feet, Shane goes at it with Elix, Kidman and Rey exchange punches and Psychosis and Chavo still fight at it. Kidman sends Rey to the ropes but is cut short with a drop toe hold from Shane (onto Rey). Psychosis turns Kidman around and hits the Psycho Stunner (he got it when he was in Japan) but is taken out by Chavo shortly after that. Rey gets back to his feet and Shane goes to the ropes, Rey recovers and pulls out a Hunacarana and holds onto his legs only once again to get a 2 count.
Kidman lays Psychosis out with another BK Bomb and goes to the middle rope and hits a Legdrop on him. Chavo sends Elix to the ropes but follows him and clotheslines over the top to the floor. Chavo slingshots himself over on to Elix who is followed by Rey who jumps and springboard flips off the top rope onto both of them. Psychosis goes to the opposite ropes for speed and flips over the rope to hit nothing but the mats on the outside (was aiming for everyone but they moved). They all move in a stomp Psychosis leading to Shane flip the rope without touching it onto everyone on the outside. Kidman is left to get back to his feet in the ring while the crowd starts chanting Billy. Kidman climbs the ropes and hits the Kidman Press (Shooting Star Press, like WMXX) onto everyone getting a major pop and a holy shit. They all stumble their way back into the ring and start slugging it out again. Elix sets Kidman up in the tree-of-woe and hits a Baseball Slide into the corner. Rey once again goes for a roll up on Chavo but only gets a 2 count.
They all start going at each other, Kidman and Rey try to hit each other but keep dodging or reversing, Psychosis hits a Head scissors onto Elix that sends him into Chavo who hits a Brainbuster and covers him for the 3 count.
Everyone has slowed down a lot but Psychosis starts laying into Shane in the corner with punches while Chavo takes a breather leaving Kidman and Rey to keep fighting it out. They both go to the ropes but both go for a cross body leaving nothing but chests to collide; they both drop to the mat writhing in pain.
Chavo quickly takes advantage and picks Rey up and sends him to the ropes, Rey hits the 619 (before the kick came in) and Chavo goes after him leaving him open for a drop toe into the ropes Rey sets Chavo up so his lying on the rope with his head on the inside of the ring and hits the Guillotine Legdrop and covers him for the 3.
Kidman picks Rey up and hits a Fireman Carry neckbreaker (whirl Neckbreaker from SD!5), Psychosis and Shane continue to fight at it till Rey Kidman dropkicks Shane into Psychosis who follows up with the Sit-Out Suplex but only for a 2 count. Psychosis can’t believe it so he heads to the top ropes for the Leg Drop, Rey cuts him short and hits a Frankensteiner. Kidman picks Shane up and hits another BK Bomb and pins him for the 3 count.
Rey and Kidman double team Psychosis and hit a Double Suplex on him, Rey goes to the ropes hoping for a senton onto him but Kidman catches Rey with a quick clothesline knocking him down. Psychosis heads up top and goes for a Frog Splash onto Rey but is caught with a Dropkick by Kidman. Kidman gets back up and pumps the crowd who are all ready ballistic for the match. Rey waits for Kidman to turn around before hitting him with a Springboard Head scissors. Psychosis sits in the corner leaving them to fight while he catches his breath from the dropkick earlier. Kidman hits the Kid-Krusher on Rey and then heads up top for the Shooting Star Press and pulls it off for the 3 count.
Psychosis comes quickly up from behind with a roll-up but Kidman kicks out. Psychosis quickly picks Kidman up and hits the Sit-Out Suplex and heads up top for the Leg Drop, Psychosis hits it and covers Kidman for the 3 count.
New Cruiserweight Champion: Psychosis - Pinfall
Psychosis celebrates in the ring with his belt as the camera cuts to Backstage and see Bischoff talking on the phone
Eric Bischoff: Uh huh.......yes...........so he signed? ...great
Hangs up phone
Eric Bischoff: YES!
The camera then cuts to an interview with Kanyon.
Gene Oakeland: Chris Kanyon, tonight as announced by Eric Bischoff just a few moments ago you will be in a Over the Top Rope battle Royal for the WCW United States Championship and Chris I must say as of late you have been on a roll.
Chris Kanyon: Gene, my whole life I’ve had people telling me that I can’t do it, I’m not good enough, but 2001 is going to be Kanyon’s year, I started it off by defeating Diamond Dallas Trailer-Park Trash and I’m going to keep it going by winning the US Title, cya Gene
Gene Oakeland: Thank Chris Kanyon; let’s take you back to the ring for the WCW Hardcore Championship, Tony?
WCW Hardcore Championship
The Wall vs. Reno vs. Johnny The Bull
Reno and Johnny start going at it before The Wall can make it down to the ring, Reno get the advantage with a spinning kick onto Johnny before Wall comes in and changes the whole situation with a huge chair shot to the back of Reno. Wall picks Reno back up and hits a Sidewalk slam onto the chair and Johnny goes for a sneaky pin but it gets broken up at the 2 count.
Johnny and Wall start slugging it out but when Reno gets back to his feet they hit a double Suplex to the outside on him. Wall punches Johnny in the face and gives him a front Suplex of his own onto the ring ropes. Reno grabs a chair of his own and makes his way back into the ring and slams Wall on the back with it while he’s attacking Johnny. Reno and Johnny try to double team Wall by sending him to the ropes but is taken down with a double clothesline from Wall. He throws Johnny into the corner and follows in after with a huge clothesline and then gives Reno and huge Powerslam and pin for the 2 count.
Johnny makes his way up top while Wall puts Reno down again with another high impact move; he turns around to find himself caught with a spear from Johnny from the top rope. Johnny rolls Wall out of the ring and goes to work on Reno with a series of stomps and elbow drops, Wall grabs a table from under the ring and slides it into the ring followed by a chair and a trash can. Wall wipes Johnny out with a Trash can shot to the head and sets up the table, Wall signals for the Chokeslam and puts Reno through the table. Johnny starts a fist fight with Wall as soon as he puts Reno through the table and hits a Low Blow and picks Wall up for a Press Slam, of which he nearly drops Wall with, Johnny covers Reno but only gets a 2 count.
Reno starts to stagger while Johnny goes back after Wall with the Trash Can, and gives him a loving shot to the face and heads up top for the Twirling Leg Drop onto Wall and covers him only to get a 2 count.
Reno gets back to his feet and goes straight after Johnny with a series of stiff kicks and follows up with a hard clothesline, taunt to the crowd and a huge pop. Johnny rolls out to the floor while Wall gets back to his feet and delivers a huge boot to the face of Reno, of which he starts punching him while he’s on the ground. Johnny gets back in the ring with a chair as Wall heads out and grabs a Kendo Stick; Johnny whacks Reno in the back with the chair while Wall waits for him to turn around and cracks the Kendo Stick over Johnny’s head. Wall then cracks Reno over the back with the Stick as well, Johnny staggers his way over onto Reno while he’s flipping off some fan at ringside, the ref starts to make the count and Wall breaks it up with a Kendo shot to the back of Johnny.
Reno rolls out of the ring while Wall continues to beat on Johnny, Reno gets another tables and slides it in the ring and follows it in. Reno gets up and runs to the ropes and hits a Bulldog on the Wall onto the Trash Can that sends it flat. Johnny jumps up on the turnbuckle and hits another Twirling Leg Drop onto Wall but Reno attacks him before he can make the cover.
Reno picks Johnny up and hits the Roll The Dice onto him and makes the cover on him for the 1 2 3.
New WCW Hardcore Champion: Reno – Pinfall
Goes backstage and we see Kronic Making their way to the ring for their match. It then cuts to another interview with Gene and Reno.
Gene Oakeland: Reno, just a few short moments ago you won the WCW Hardcore Championship, with the Natural Born Thrillers dis-banded, could this be a sign for the future?
Reno just looks Gene up and down and walks away.
WCW Tag Team Championship
Team Canada vs. Kronic vs. Palumbo & O’Haire
All 3 teams start out in their separate corners and talk to their partners till Mike Awesome kicks the match off early with a hard flying clothesline to Sean O’Haire, Kronic double team Chuck and Team Canada double team Sean. Lance attacks Adams from behind with several forearm shots to the back and hits a quick Northern Light Suplex but only gets a 1 count thanks to Clark.
Chuck takes advantage and hits Clark from behind with a Backbreaker while Mike continues his assault on Sean. Mike hits a hard Suplex but is then attacked by Chuck who hits him with a series of rights and lefts taking him down into the corner where he continues to attack him. Kronic turn their attention to Lance and hit him with a double Suplex. Palumbo and O’Haire try to put Awesome on the top ropes but he fights out of it and hits a double flying Clothesline that takes them both down. Mike rescues Lance from Kronic while Sean and Chuck regain their footing only to be taken down by Bryan Clark with a double clothesline. Lance locks a sleeper in on Adams but Clark breaks it up and they both start punching Lance before hitting a double Suplex and going after Mike and doing the same to him leaving Kronic standing tall in the ring. Team Canada and Palumbo & O’Haire back into separate corners working out a strategy, they both signal to go after Kronic and they signal ‘bring it on.’ They all start brawling but Kronic goes down due to overwhelming numbers. Lance and Mike put Adams on the top rope while Chuck sends Clark into a Clothesline from Sean; Lance comes away with a huge Superplex on Adams and covers him only to get a 2 when Sean breaks it up.
Mike starts going at it with Sean and gives him a Low Blow and hits the Awesome Bomb, Chuck Super Kick’s Lance out of the ring and Adams and Clark hit their respective finishers on the remaining 2 men. They then signal for the High Times for Chuck of which they get up and slam down and cover him for the 1 2 3.
New WCW Tag Team Champions: Kronic - Pinfall
Eric makes his way to the ring again
Eric Bischoff: Well I guess it’s time for my announcements. Firstly the WCW world title will be decided with a Gauntlet, with Lex Luger, Diamond Dallas Page, Booker T., Scott Steiner, Jeff Jarrett and last but not least, Sting, I called him last week and he said he would miss the ‘Rebirth of WCW’ for anything. Ah but that’s not all, I have also undone some of Ric Flairs errors when he was CEO, I just have signed, Kevin Nash and WCW’s biggest loss Goldberg. Thank you and good Night.
The camera goes backstage and we see Booker T doing up his knee pads for the World Title match later on tonight.
WCW United States Championship
Chris Kanyon vs. ‘Franchise’ Shane Douglas vs. Rick Steiner vs. Hugh Morris
They all start brawling early, Franchise and Rick and Kanyon a Hugh, Shawn gets the advantage on Rick and starts repeatedly punching him in the face before hitting him with a Low Blow and a clothesline (Rick broke Shane’s arm a month before take over). Kanyon ducks a wild clothesline from Hugh to give him a poke to the eye and a whip into the ropes only to be hit with a shoulder block as Hugh comes back. Franchise goes after Hugh and gives him a big Suplex while Kanyon attacks Rick in the corner. Rick ducks a punch from Kanyon and rolls him up only to get a 2 count.
Hugh pins Shane after he hits him with a clothesline but he only gets a 2 count as well.
Kanyon takes Rick down with a Jawbreaker and then hits a DDT before heading up the top rope, Shane hits a Suplex on Hugh followed up by a Elbow from Kanyon from the top. Franchise and Rick start going at it again with a series of punches while Hugh hits Kanyon with a head butt and Leg Drop, Franchise goes for a big punch on Rick but he blocks it and hits a big Belly-to-Belly followed up by a pin and a break up by Kanyon.
Rick goes straight back to on Shane while Kanyon hits a Swinging Neckbreaker on Hugh who was just getting back to his feet. Rick hits a German Suplex on Shane while Kanyon tries to Superplex Hugh from the top rope; Hugh fights out and hits a Big Elbow from the top onto Kanyon for a 2 count.
They all get back to their feet and start exchanging blows with each other, Kanyon hits a Bottoms Up onto Shane but is then clobbered by Rick and a clothesline, Rick starts punching Shane in the face and keeps doing so even though the ref told him to stop. Rick gets back off and tells the Ref where to go and starts attacking Hugh, Kanyon heads up top and goes for an Elbow onto Shane but he rolls out of the way leaving Kanyon nothing but canvas. Rick continues to punch Hugh in the back or the head after a hard SteinerLine that knocked him nearly out. Kanyon hits a varied Rock Bottom on Shane while Rick gives Hugh the Steiner Driver and covers him for only a 2 count thanks to Kanyon’s save.
Rick gets back up and gets in the face of Kanyon and soon slaps him and gives him ahuge German Suplex that leaves Kanyon down with everyone else, Rick gets on all fours and starts barking and then flips off the crowd. The ref gets in the face of Rick and he pulls a chain out of his knee pad and wraps it round his fist, and whacks the ref while going after Shane of which he busts open after numerous shots to the face with the chain. Hugh recovers in the corner and comes to Shane’s aid with a forarm to the back of Ricks head followed by a DDT; Hugh signal to the top ropes and the crowd erupts as he heads up and hits the No Laughing Matter onto Rick but Kanyon breaks up the count a 2.
Kanyon goes and gets a chair and hits Hugh with it hard on the head which pretty much knocks him out, Shane makes his way back into the ring and hits the chair into Kanyon’s face knocking him out of the ring, Shane points to Rick and the crowd erupts. Shane picks Rick up for the Pittsburg Plunge but picks him back up and hits the Triple Suplex and picks him up one more time for the Franchiser, Shane clears the ring and covers Rick for the 1 2 3.
New WCW US Champion: ‘Franchise’ Shane Douglas - Pinfall
Gene Oakeland: Sting, up next is the Six-Man Gauntlet for the WCW World Heavyweight Championship, your thoughts?
Sting: Mean Gene tonight I have the chance of being on top again, to win the World Heavyweight title, but realize this Gene, I never lost that belt. Halloween Havoc a year ago I was pinned but not for my title so I was stripped of it the next night. So what everyone has to realize is that I’m going to win back the belt I never really lost, It’s Show Time Geno!!!
Sting walks away as we fade back to the ring with Michael Buffer.
Michael Buffer: Ladies and Gentlemen, tonight six men, six Superstars’ will fight for the WCW World’s Heavyweight Championship, Are you ready?
The crowd erupts
Michael Buffer: Ladies and Gentlemen, LLLLLLLLLLLLET’S GET READY TO RUMBLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLE
WCW World Heavyweight Championship
6 Man Gauntlet
Jeff Jarrett vs. Diamond Dallas Page
Jeff Jarrett comes down first with his guitar in hand, Page comes down second and gets in the ring while Jeff stands on the outside and shouts profanity at Page. JJ gets in the ring and the ref signals for the bell, Jeff straight away goes for an early advantage with a clothesline but Page ducks it and starts laying into him with lefts and rights before he hits a Discus Lariat that sends Jeff down.
Page sends Jeff into the ropes but he slides between Page’s legs on the rebound but is caught by Page with an Atomic Drop and gives him a stiff shot to the face. Page sends Jeff into the ropes while he goes to the opposite and gives Jarrett the Diamond Dreams (Running DDT) and pins Jeff only to get a 2.
Jeff quickly slides to the outside but Page comes over the top to catch Jeff with a Cross Body, Page then sends Jeff over the guard rail and they start brawling through the crowd and eventually make it back to ringside. Page comes over the guard rail and follows Jeff back into the ring. Jeff goes to shoulder Page with he’s through the ropes but Page catches Jeff with a Sunset Flip but only gets a 2 count.
They start slugging it out again but Page ducks a right hand and hits another Discus Lariat and heads to the top rope. Jeff give Page a couple of punches and goes off to come off with a Superplex, Jeff heads straight to the outside and gets a chair and comes back in and gives Page a back full of chair twice before the ref grabs it from Jeff. Jeff goes straight to stomping Pages back. Jeff picks Page up and whips him into the corner that gives Page major Whiplash. Jarrett head up top and give Page a couple of Axe Handles to the back but is caught on the third with a Sambo Suplex from Page and a 2 count.
They both slowly make it back to their feet and start slugging it out, Page goes to whip Jeff into the ropes but Jeff reverses and sends Page in for a Backdrop; Page catches Jeff with a sit out Powerbomb and a 2 count instead.
Page picks Jeff up and signals for the Diamond Cutter, Jeff catches Page with a Low Blow and quickly bails out of the ring and grabs the guitar and huddles over next to the ring, Page comes out for Jeff but is caught with a Guitar shot that sends him back in the ring, Jeff follows back in quickly for the pin but once again it’s only a 2 count.
Jeff picks Page up and goes for the Stroke, Page elbows Jeff in the guts and then give him the Diamond Cutter and pins Jeff 1 2 3.
Diamond Dallas Page vs. Scott Steiner
Scotty comes down real quick with the Lead pipe and Madajah close behind. Steiner waits for Page to get back to his feet and delivers a T-Bone then picks him back up and gives him a huge Belly-to-Belly and pins him only to get a 2 count. Scott yells at the ref and calls him stupid before doing some Push-ups.
Steiner picks Page back up and hits another T-Bone and covers him once again only to get a 2 count.
Steiner once against picks up a limp Page and gives him and Steiner Bomb (Double Arm Powerbomb) and covers Page again but Page once again kicks out much to the crowds delight.
Steiner tells Madajah to get up on the apron while Scotty gets the Lead Pipe. Scott goes for a big swing when Page gets up but he ducks and hits a Diamond Cutter and covers Steiner for a 2 but Madajah breaks up the pin.
Pages makes his way back to his feet and starts slugging it out with Steiner, Page goes to the ropes and hits another Diamond Dreams and pins him for another 2 count.
Pages gets back to his feet and helps Steiner up the rest of the way, Page signals for another Diamond Cutter but Scott pushes him to the ropes and catches him ready for a Tombstone, Page knees Steiner in the head a few times and he picks Steiner up instead and drops him quick with a Tombstone but can’t capitalize. Page eventually rolls over and only gets a 2 count.
Page makes his way back to his feet in the corner while Steiner does the same in the middle of the ring, Page goes for a Clothesline but Steiner ducks and goes for his own but Page ducks it and hits a Sambo Suplex on Steiner for a 2 count.
Page and Steiner once again make it back to their feet, Page goes to the ropes but Madajah grabs his foot and trips him, Page goes back to the ropes and yells at Madajah while Steiner grabs the Lead Pipe and give Page a shot to the lower back and another while he’s on his knee’s, Steiner locks in the Recliner and Page has no choice but to tap out.
Scott Steiner vs. Booker T
Steiner waits in the ring for Booker when his music plays no-one comes out, Steiner gets the mic and tells Booker he made the right decision, Booker comes through the crowd and slides into the ring and they both start brawling. Steiner puts Booker down with a hard clothesline and tells Madajah to get the lead pipe, she gets up on the apron and distracts the ref while Scotty goes for a swing with the pipe but Booker ducks it and hits a Harlem Sidekick and covers Scott but only gets a 2 count.
Booker waits for Steiner to get back to his feet and hits the ropes and hits a Scissors Kick and covers him again but still only gets a 2 count. Booker once again waits for Steiner to get back to his feet and kicks him in the gut and goes for another Scissors Kick but Steiner hits a Clothesline that takes Booker down. Scott signals for the recliner but Booker starts to get back up, Scotty hits the Belly-to-Belly and signals again for the Recliner. Scott locks it in leaving Booker to choke. Booker finally makes it to the ropes.
Steiner drops down and talks trash to Booker while doing push-ups and then tells Madajah to get the Lead Pipe. Booker sees the pipes in Scott’s hands and drops out of the ring and gets a chair. Steiner drops the pipe and welcomes Booker back into the ring. Booker gets back in and they start slugging it out again, they both hit each other at the same time and they both rock backwards, leaving Steiner to grab the pipe and Booker the chair, they both go for the swing and they simultaneously hit each other rebounding them into their faces leaving them both to fall, but Booker lands on top of Scott and the ref makes the pin for the 3 count.
Booker T vs. Lex Luger
Luger starts to walk his way down to the ring and cockily gets in and starts stomping on Booker who is pretty much out, Lex picks his up and hits the running Forearm dropping Booker down in a heap on the mat, Luger pops back up and signals for the Torture Rack. Lex continues the to signal for it and picks Booker up and locks him in it, before the ref can call for the bell the arena goes black and then lights up with green lights as Kronic’s theme fills the arena. Luger drops Booker and tries to work out how he is going to get out of his current situation. Adams goes around one way and Clarke the other while Lex stands in the ring, they get in and Luger tries to fight them off but Kronic is just too powerful to take on by yourself. They send his to the outside and send him to the rail and then signal for the High Times through the announce table. Kronic grab Lex and precede the put him through the tables before sending him back into the ring to a recovering Booker.
Booker gets back up and picks Luger up with him to and hits the Book End on Luger and covers him for the 3 count.
Booker T vs. Sting
The lights go black and thunder starts sounding through the arena then 2 lightning strikes hit either side of the stage and Sting’s music fills the arena (Metallica) and he makes his way down to the ring to a huge pop while Booker recovers in the ring from the Torture Rack from Lex. Sting gets in the ring and quickly goes to work on Booker with a series of running clotheslines knocking him down to the mat each time, Sting hits an Atomic Drop and then a drop kick and does the trademark ‘WOO’ to the fans and the crowd erupts.
Sting picks Booker up and sends him into the corner followed by a series of Stinger Splashes before being layed in the middle of the ring and coming off with another Stinger Splash from the top rope only the get a 2 count.
Sting gets back up quickly going to work on Booker with anything possible, Booker ducks a Sting right hand and hits a Spin Kick that knocks them both down. They both get up to their feet at the same time but Booker gets the advantage when he kicks Sting in the guts and hits the Axe Kick and pins him for the 2 count.
Booker picks Sting back up and sends him to the ropes and goes for the Harlem Sidekick but Sting ducks and comes away with a surprise Scorpion Deathdrop but does go for the pin. Sting puts his hand up in the air and he grabs Bookers legs and the crowd erupts as he applies the Deathlock to Booker. Booker makes it to the ropes but Sting pulls him back to the middle but Booker makes it back again, Sting pulls him back out once again as Jeff Jarrett runs down to the ring with a guitar, he pulls the ref out and gets and taps Sting on the shoulder, Sting turns around and comes face-to-face with Jarrett and they start talking trash, Sting pushes JJ away and goes back for the Deathlock but Jarrett gives Sting a face full of Guitar before he rolls out of the ring and runs up the ramp way, Booker gets back to his feet and picks Sting up and hits the Book End, the ref slowly makes the count 1 2 3.
New WCW World Heavyweight Champion: Booker T - Pinfall
Booker T celebrates in the ring while Sting rolls out of the ring and drops to the floor, Booker does a Spin-a-rooni in the middle of the ring to celebrate as The Big Bang fades off air