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Andre The Giant’s Final Appearance On US TV Took Place 28 Years Ago Today (Video)

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• On This Day In WCW History (September 2, 1990) – NWA Main Event

On this day in 1990, Ted Turner’s World Championship Wrestling aired an episode of their weekly TV show ‘NWA Main Event’.

This episode featured pre-taped matches & storyline segments on the road to the ‘WCW Halloween Havoc 1990’ PPV.

The card can be found below:

– Steiner Brothers vs. Rick Fargo & J.D. Wolfe

– Big Van Vader vs. Pat Rose

– Danger Zone w/Black Scorpion

– Ric Flair vs. Reno Riggins

– Interview w/Bobby Eaton

– NWA World Heavyweight Champion Sting vs. Dutch Mantell (Horsemen come in after)

• Old School WWF Tag Team Of The Day: JD Stryker & Ron Preston

JD Stryker & Ron Preston WWF Tag Team

• Andre The Giant’s Final Appearance On US TV Took Place 28 Years Ago Today (Video)

On this day in Pro Wrestling history on September 2, 1992, Ted Turner’s World Championship Wrestling aired ‘WCW Clash Of The Champions XX: 20th Anniversary’ LIVE on TBS from the Center Stage Theater in Atlanta, Georgia.

The show wasn’t just the 20th Anniversary of the ‘Clash of the Champions’ events, but also marked 20 years of pro wrestling shown on TBS, starting with NWA Mid-Atlantic Wrestling (Jim Crockett Promotions) in 1972.

This was the last time André The Giant was seen on American television, before he passed away a few months later. You can watch it below:

The results can be found here:

– No DQ – WCW World Television Championship: Ricky Steamboat defeated Steve Austin (c)

– Arn Anderson and Bobby Eaton defeated Dick Slater & Greg Valentine

– WCW World Heavyweight Championship: Ron Simmons (c) defeated Cactus Jack

– The Barbarian & Butch Reed defeated Barry Windham & Dustin Rhodes

– Elimination: Rick Rude, Jake Roberts, Super Invader & Big Van Vader defeated Sting, Nikita Koloff & The Steiner Brothers

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