The monday night wars were a period of mainstream televised american professional wrestling where the world wrestling federations wwf, now wwe monday night raw and world championship wrestlings wcw monday nitro were broadcast opposite each other in a battle for nielsen ratings each week. The shawn michaels story heartbreak and triumph, wwe. But as quickly as it had started up, the wcw crumbled and lost the socalled monday night wars. Add the shows you like to a watchlist and let the site take it from there. If wwe lost the war wcw nitros open would look like this. Stone cold steve austin returns from injury survivor series 1997. This forced vince mcmahon to enact the attitude era with younger stars such as steve austin, triple h and the rock and edgier storylines. Nitro, on the other hand, has been able to make every episode feel important and continually raises the stakes on every major program. Wcw episode air dates and to stay in touch with the monday night war.
The monday night wars were a period of mainstream televised american professional wrestling where the world wrestling federations wwf, now wwe monday night raw and world championship wrestling s wcw monday nitro were broadcast opposite each other in a battle for nielsen ratings each week. Wwe monday night raw tv14 wrestling, pro wrestling, sports, martial arts tv series 1997 this 90 minute version of the longest running episodic television show in history thrills the wwe universe, as the superstars of raw excite with amazing matches and unforgettable moments. Wcw nitro 3 hours and 00 minutes movie 2004 now it can be told. What ended up happening was a war of epic proportions, the monday night war. November 25, 2014 wwe and wcw each work celebrities into their product, as the monday night war becomes water cooler conversation. The end of wrestlings mondaynight wars was the best series. The following is a list of all the episodes of wwe monday night raw that is set to take place in 2018.
Wwe network is an overthetop streaming service and digital television network owned by american integrated media company wwe. These are just a couple of thoughts that must have been going through the heads of the monday night war veterans. It takes an army to win a war, and both wcw and wwe were developing a deep roster in order to emerge victorious. I think moments like owens death, mae youngmark henry and dx in black face would be looked back on with a lot more controversy and criticism had wwf lost the war. If wcw won the monday night wars, what moments in history. For a lot of you reading this, the monday night war was the pinnacle of professional wrestling. Officially, the war between the two biggest wrestling promotions in the world started on. Wwe vs wcw vs ecw, wcw betrays wwe and joins ecw, vince mcmahon shocked 2001. The monday night war was practically over by the turn of the century, but it wasnt made official until 2001 when the unthinkable happened. April 10, 2020 nxt gets a rare viewership victory over aew dynamite in total live and same night viewers, details, key metrics, perspective aew news april 10, 2020 vince mcmahons xfls future looks bleak after mass layoffs today and indications a second season very unlikely pro wrestling news. Wcw, a company which once upon a time made more money than any other in the history of. Wcw nitro, the companys flagship show, beat monday night raw 84 weeks in a row. Besides the pay per views every month, monday night war was the reason i wanted the network. Wwe monday night raw results, 2018 television events.
Chris jericho shed his cruiserweight stigmas to make his mark on both wwe and wcw throughout the monday night war. Heres how vince mcmahon bought wcw and wwf emerged as the. Wcw nwo monday night nitro nwo attack sting and macho man randy savage. The monday night war wcw vs wwe e 3 part 33 michaelpugh. Top 20 things wcw did better than wwe thesportster. Reviewed in the united states on november 16, 2010. In honor of the 15th anniversary of the final episode of nitro, imagine wwes greatest attitude era stars as wcw.
The monday night war was a fascinating period in professional wrestling. For its entirety, the program went headtohead with the world wrestling federations wwf, now wwe monday night raw. Wwe on youtube is your number one spot to catch wwe original shows and exclusives. Wwe quiz, ecw, monday, monday night, wcw, wrestling. Wrestling page for those who loved monday night wars. Watch videos from all of your favorite wwe superstars, backstage fallout f. If that were only goodspirited competition, the official declaration of war came with the nwowhen former wwe. In honor of the 15th anniversary of the final episode of nitro, imagine wwe s greatest attitude era stars as wcw. If wcw won the monday night wars, what moments in history wouldve led to the death of wwf. Both wcw and wwe nee wwf, of course were at the heights of their powers, as the monday night wars raged. However, reusing the same fifteen interviews was tiresome. Wcw was the second most popular wrestling promotion and the only one to challenge wwe for the top spot in the industry.
Wwe monday night raw 4162018 highlights hd wwe monday night raw 16 april 2018 highlights hd. Its more than a decade later, and i still cant wrap my head around it. The war that shaped the attitude era and ultimately the best story line that followed when both wcw and ecw invaded the then wwf. Can you name the wwe, wcw and ecw wrestlers during the monday night wars. In 1995, two wrestling companies squared off on monday night television to compete head to head in an unprecedented confrontation. After running unopposed for mainstream success for decades, the wwe then wwf suddenly found themselves with direct competition in the form of billionaire and network owner ted turner and his newly rebranded world championship wrestling wcw. What would wcw nitros opening sequence look like if wcw won the monday night war. Monday night war the war goes mainstream video dailymotion. Wrestlings mondaynight wars had the best series finale of the. Wwe monday night war wwe vs wcw monday night war e 4 a new. Wwe monday night war wwe vs wcw monday night war e 4 a new d generation p. The invasion was a professional wrestling storyline in the world wrestling federation wwf, now known as wwe that ran from marchnovember 2001 and involved stables of wrestlers purporting to represent world championship wrestling wcw and extreme championship wrestling ecwwhich merged to form the allianceplaced against a stable of wrestlers purporting to represent the wwf. I enjoyed the episodes that had themes not based on singular performers.
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New listingwwe monday night war dvd, 2004 wcw nitro vs. Wcw was taking the fight to the wwf and vince mcmahon was very close to. The 10 most shocking moments of the monday night war 0 of 10 two companies, battling it out for supremacy in the industry, did everything in their power to come out on top. After the monday night wars started with wcw putting its. Monday night innovations allow female talents to redefine a womans place at the forefront of sports entertainment. Did wwe steal from wcw during the monday night war.
In japan it operates as a television network, and in the rest of the world as a streaming service using the infrastructure of endeavor streaming services on january 8, 2014, wwe announced the network would launch on february 24 in the united states. Wwf raw is war 07 16 2001 stone cold returns to help team wwf from team wcw hd jee chaun. Get breaking news, photos, and video of your favorite wwe superstars. The action was wild, the shows were unpredictable, and the level of quality programming every week was better than ever before. Wcw an indepth look at the battle for ratings during the monday night wars between the world wrestling federation now wwes monday night raw and world championship wrestlings monday nitro between 1995 and 2001. The last two episodes in particular did a great job. There is no such thing as competition with the nfl because, well, when you have just 16. Test your knowledge on this sports quiz to see how you do and compare your score to others.
Wcw monday nitro or simply nitro is a professional wrestling television program that was produced by world championship wrestling and broadcast weekly every monday night on tnt from september 4, 1995 to march 26, 2001, when wcws assets were purchased by the wwf. Wcw next episode air date and your others favorite tv shows. The battle for nielsen ratings between wrestling promotions wcw and wwe began in september of 1995. The ratings war lasted from september 4, 1995, to march 26, 2001. Monday night war embracing attitude video dailymotion. Two months and two victories for wcw at the outset of this reexamination of the monday night war. Triple h and sting recall the most pivotal moments of the monday night war. This set up a rivalry between mcmahon and turner that would continue for 16 years. Monday night wars is a term used to describe the riveting rivalry between two wrestling promotions in the 90s wcw and wwe. Wcw monday night nitro 1999 nwo ataca goldberg espanol latino theanunnakilish. To borrow a parlance from the world of comics, if the 80s and the hulkamania era were the golden age of wrestling, 19952001 would be considered the silver age of. Last nights episode of monday night raw played out like a game of risk. Mick foleys unorthodox style makes him an unlikely success story and a unique weapon for wwe in their war with wcw.1521 39 576 484 1091 889 127 1339 650 906 19 981 1510 533 1030 1321 1240 699 1184 1368 142 1345 94 1497 1430 643 801 587 1204 665 1217 1370 964 909