NWA / WCW Main Event (1989)

NWA Main Event 1/8/89
œ The Fantastics vs. the New Original Midnight Express (Rose & Victory) (3rd fall of 2/3 Falls Match)
œ The Texas Broncos (Kendall Windham & Dustin Rhodes) vs. Mike Jackson & Max Miles
œ Bobby Eaton vs. Randy Rose

NWA Main Event 1/15/89??
(Hosted by Tony Schiavone & JJ Dillon)
* Larry Zbyszko (w/Gary Hart) vs. Kendall Windham (from 1/1/89 Omni)
* (JIP from 1/14/89) TV Champ Rick Steiner vs. Mike Rotunda (The Varsity Club interfere and spike piledrive Steiner)
* Eddie Gilbert vs. Kevin Sullivan (from 1/1/89 Omni)
* The Midnight Express (Lane & Eaton w/Cornette) vs. The Original Midnight Express (Rose & Condrey w/Dangerously) (from 1/1/89 Omni)

NWA Main Event 1/22/89???
œ The Texas Broncos (Kendall Windham & Dustin Rhodes) vs. Mike Jackson & Jerry Price
œ The New Original Midnight Express (Rose & Victory) vs. The Fantastics
œ Dusty Rhodes & Bam Bam Bigelow vs. Ric Flair & Barry Windham

NWA Main Event 1/22/89
œ Al Perez vs. Agent Steele
œ Mike Rotunda vs. Curtis Thompson
œ Rick Steiner, the Junkyard Dog & Dusty Rhodes vs. Hawk, Steve Williams, & Paul Ellering

NWA Main Event 2/12/89
~ Varsity Club vs. Road Warriors (also aired on 2/11 edition of WCW)
* Dick Murdoch vs. Keith Steinborn
* Sting & Michael Hayes vs. Ric Flair & Barry Windham

NWA Main Event (VG)
œ U.S. Tag Champs The Fantastics vs. Kevin Sullivan & Steve Williams (Title Change)
œ Ricky Steamboat vs. Max McGyver
œ The Midnight Express (Eaton & Lane) vs. The New Original Midnight Express (Rose & Victory)

NWA Main Event 2/89
œ (JIP) Bobby Fulton vs. Al Perez
œ Ric Flair & Barry Windham vs. The Italian Stallion & George South

NWA Main Event 3/5/89
œ Butch Reed vs. Dustin Rhodes
œ The Samoan Swat Team vs. Julio Barrera & Tony Suber
œ The Road Warriors vs. Kevin Sullivan & Mike Rotunda
~ Ricky Steamboat Interview

NWA Main Event 3/12/89
œ Stan Lane vs. The Russian Assassin I
œ Dick Murdoch vs. Gary Royal
œ Barry Windham & Kendall Windham vs. Eddie Gilbert & Steven Dane
œ NWA World Heavyweight Champ Ric Flair vs. Ricky Steamboat (Title Change, JIP, final 10 minutes shown)

NWA Main Event 3/12/89
~ Interviews w/Luger/
œ The Iron Sheik vs. Crash Chandler
œ The Russian Assassin II vs. Tony Suber
œ Steve Williams & Mike Rotunda vs. Michael Hayes & Dick Murdoch

NWA Main Event 3/26/89
œ The Great Muta vs. Mike Justice
~ Gilbert & Steiner Interview
œ Sting vs. Butch Reed
œ The Samoan Swat Team vs. The Midnight Express (Eaton & Lane)

NWA Main Event 4/89 (VG)
œ Ranger Ross vs. Chance Myers
œ Rick Steiner vs. Kevin Sullivan
œ Mike Rotunda & Steve Williams vs. Rick Steiner & Eddie Gilbert

NWA Main Event 4/89 (VG)
œ TV Champ Sting vs. Rip Morgan
œ Jack Victory vs. Randy Rose
œ The Great Muta vs. Gary Royal & Bucky Siegler

NWA Main Event 4/89
œ The Great Muta vs. George South & Bob Emery (Handicapped Match)
œ Lex Luger vs. Michael Hayes

NWA Main Event 4/89 (VG)
œ Dan Spivey vs. Bob Emery
œ Rick Steiner vs. Kendall Windham
œ The Samoan Swat Team vs. The Midnight Express (Eaton & Lane)

NWA Main Event 4/30/89
œ U.S. Heavyweight Champ Lex Luger vs. Michael Hayes (JIP)
œ NWA Tag Champs Road Warriors vs. Steve Williams & Mike Rotunda (JIP, Title Change)
œ NWA Heavyweight Champ Ricky Steamboat vs. Ric Flair (JIP)

NWA Main Event 1989 (VG)
œ The Great Muta vs. Steven Dane
œ The Samoan Swat Team vs. Randy Rose & Ranger Ross
œ The Road Warriors vs. Mike Rotunda & Steve Williams

NWA Main Event 5/6/89 (VG – 28)
œ Butch Reed vs. Trent Knight
œ (JIP) Road Warriors vs. Tag Champs Mike Rotunda & Steve Williams (Paul Ellering & Kevin Sullivan come in)
œ Rip Morgan vs. Ron Simmons
œ TV Champ Sting vs. Dan Spivey

NWA Main Event 5/14/89
œ TV Champ Sting vs. Iron Sheik (from Wrestle War f89)
œ U.S. Heavyweight Champ Lex Luger vs. Michael Hayes (Title Change, from Wrestle War f89)
œ Heavyweight Champ Ricky Steamboat vs. Ric Flair (Title Change, from Wrestle War f89)
~ Ric Flair Interview (Terry Funk attacks Flair from Wrestle War f89)

NWA Main Event 5/13/89 (VG – 38)
(All Matches are from Wrestle war f89)
~ Commentators Lance Russell & Paul E. Dangerously
œ TV Champ Sting vs. The Iron Sheik
œ US Champ Lex Luger vs. Michael Hayes (JIP, Title Change)
œ NWA World Heavyweight Champ Ricky Steamboat vs. Ric Flair (JIP, Title Change)
~ Post Match Ric Flair Interview, Terry Funk attacks Flair
~ Awesome Terry Funk Interview follows

NWA Main Event 5/89 (VG – 23)
œ Terry Funk vs. Brad Armstrong
~ Terry Funk interview
œ Tag Champs Mike Rotunda & Steve Williams vs. Road Warriors (from Wrestle War, Referee is Nikita Koloff)

NWA Main Event 5/89 (VG – 10)
œ The Dynamic Dudes vs. The Enforcer & Jack Victory
~ Dynamic Dudes Video “Don’t Worry, Be Happy”

NWA Main Event 5/28/89 (VG – 38)
œ Bill Irwin vs. Rick Connors
~ Interviews w/Cornette
œ The Dynamic Dudes vs. Trent Knight & George South
~ Brian Pillman Video
~ Paul E. Dangerously announces Terry Gordy was paid off by Kevin Sullivan to attack Steve Williams as Sullivan has now kicked Williams out of the Varsity Club
~ Norman the Lunatic Promo #2
œ The Great Muta vs. Ricky Santana

NWA Main Event 6/4/89
œ Terry Funk vs. Johnny Rich
~ Terry Funk interviews Rick Flaire (a guy imitating Ric Flair) (This leads to a Sting/Funk brawl)
œ Ricky Santana vs. Jack Victory
œ The Samoan Swat Team vs. Scott Steiner & Randy Rose
~ “The Gator” Scott Hall Promo (Hall does various things including play Volleyball and poke an alligator with a stick, all to the James Bond theme!)

NWA Main Event May or June 89 (VG – 38)
This show is from Cleveland, OH.
~ Jim Ross coaches Rick Steiner on his first date with Robin Green who goes from geek fan to HOT!!!
œ The Steiner Brothers vs. The Freebirds (Hayes & Garvin)
~ Interviews w/Sting & Pillman
œ Tommy Rich vs. Ron Simmons

NWA Main Event 7/30/89
œ The Ding Dongs vs. Fred Avery & the Enforcer (Paul E. rips this gimmick apart)
~ Interviews w/Terry Funk/Flair
œ Tommy Rich vs. The Iron Sheik
œ Dick Murdoch & Eddie Gilbert (w/John Ayers) vs. Norman the Lunatic & Bill Irwin (w/Teddy Long)

NWA Main Event 8/6/89 (VG – 40)
œ Mike Rotunda vs. Steven Dane
~ Interviews w/Flair/Sting/Gary Hart/Freebirds
œ The Midnight Express vs. New Zealand Militia (Rip Morgan & Jack Victory)
œ World Tag Champs The Freebirds (Hayes & Garvin) vs. The Dynamic Dudes

NWA Main Event 8/27/89 (VG – 43)
~ Sting, Pillman & Flair/Muta, Terry Funk & Dick Slater brawl
œ Sid Vicious vs. Lee Scott
~ Skyscrapers Video
~ Interviews w/Freebirds
œ Ron Simmons & Fidel Sierra (w/Iron Sheik) vs. Eddie Gilbert & Tommy Rich
œ Bobby Eaton (w/Lane) vs. Jimmy Garvin (w/Hayes)

NWA Main Event 9/10/89 (VG – 36)
~ Interviews w/Gary Hart & Terry Funk/Sting & Flair/
œ Terry Funk & the Great Muta vs. Ranger Ross & Trent Knight
~ Skyscrapers video
œ The Steiner Brothers & the Road Warriors vs. The Samoan Swat Team & Freebirds (Hayes & Garvin) (JIP from Power Hour)
œ Eddie Gilbert & Tommy Rich vs. Fidel Sierra & Ron Simmons

NWA Main Event “1989 Year in Review” 12/89 (2 hour special)
~ The VQ is actually EX but therefs a tracking line at the bottom of the screen which lowers the VQ
~ Clips of Road Warriors, Williams & Rotunda, Samoan Swat Team, Freebirds, Midnight Express, Doom, Steiner Brothers, Super Destroyer, Dick Murdoch, Scott Hall, Eddie Gilbert, Pillman, Bill Irwin, Luger, Muta, Sting, Steamboat, Terry Funk, Tommy Rich & Ric Flair in action
~ Midnight Express/Dynamic Dudes feud Highlights

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