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Feb. 25, 2021

274: WCW SuperBrawl 1997 Deep Dive; Paul Wight to AEW

274: WCW SuperBrawl 1997 Deep Dive; Paul Wight to AEW

The guys open this week’s episode by discussing the surprising news of Paul Wight, aka the Big Show, signing with All Elite Wrestling after reportedly unable to come to an agreement with WWE to extend his contract. They talk about the wrestling landscape nowadays and touch on a few current items before moving into their deep dive.

The deep dive this week is WCW’s SuperBrawl VII, which took place on February 23, 1997, at the Cow Palace in San Francisco. Hollywood Hulk Hogan would defend the WCW Title against “Rowdy” Roddy Piper, and a new member of the nWo would be unveiled.

The card:

WCW Cruiserweight Title: Dean Malenko (c) vs. Syxx

Six-Man Tag: Konnan/La Parka/Villano IV vs. Juventud Guerrera/Super Caló/Ciclope

WCW TV Title: Prince Iaukea (c) vs. Rey Mysterio, Jr.

• Diamond Dallas Page vs. Buff Bagwell

WCW United States Title: Eddie Guerrero (c) vs. Chris Jericho

Three-Way Dance: Public Enemy vs. Harlem Heat vs. Faces of Fear

• Jeff Jarrett vs. Steve McMichael

San Francisco Death Match: Chris Benoit vs. Kevin Sullivan

WCW Tag Team Titles: The Outsiders (c) vs. Lex Luger and The Giant

WCW Heavyweight Title: Hollywood Hogan (c) vs. Roddy Piper


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