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On This Day In Pro Wrestling History (December 16, 1990) – Starrcade 1990


On this day in Pro Wrestling history on December 16, 1990, Ted Turner’s World Championship Wrestling aired ‘NWA Starrcade 1990’ LIVE on PPV from the Kiel Auditorium in St. Louis, Missouri.

This PPV gets remembered for 2 things, the ‘Pat O’Connor Memorial International Cup Tag Team Tournament’ and the unmasking of The Black Scorpion, who turned out to be “The Nature Boy” Ric Flair.

Here are the results:

• Bobby Eaton defeated The Z-Man

• Tournament Quarterfinal
The Steiner Brothers defeated Colonel DeKlerk and Sgt. Krueger

• Tournament Quarterfinal
Konan and Rey Misterio Sr. defeated Chris Adams and Norman Smiley

• Tournament Quarterfinal
Mr. Saito & The Great Muta defeated The Royal Family

• Tournament Quarterfinal
Salman Hashimikov & Victor Zangiev defeated Danny Johnson & Troy Montour

• Michael Wallstreet defeated Terry Taylor

• The Skyscrapers defeated The Big Cat & The Motor City Madman

• Tommy Rich & Ricky Morton defeated The Fabulous Freebirds

• Tournament Semifinal
The Steiner Brothers defeated Konan & Rey Misterio Sr.

• Tournament Semifinal
Mr. Saito & The Great Muta (Japan) defeated Victor Zangiev & Salman Hashimikov

• Texas Lariat match – NWA United States Heavyweight Championship
Lex Luger defeated Stan Hansen (c)

• Street Fight – NWA World Tag Team Championship
Doom (c) vs. Arn Anderson & Barry Windham ended in a no contest

• Tournament Final
The Steiner Brothers defeated The Great Muta & Mr. Saito

• Steel Cage match – NWA World Heavyweight Championship
Sting (c) defeated The Black Scorpion

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