7. On This Day In Pro Wrestling History (July 18, 1993) – Beach Blast 1993
On this day in Pro Wrestling history on July 18, 1993, WCW presented Beach Blast 1993 on PPV from the Gulf Coast Coliseum in Biloxi, Mississippi. The main event of the PPV saw the team of Sting & Davey Boy Smith face the team of Big Van Vader & Sid Vicious.
Also at this event, Ric Flair defeated Barry Windham to capture the NWA World Heavyweight Championship. Below are the results from this PPV:
– WCW World Television Championship Match: Paul Orndorff (c) def. Ron Simmons via DQ to retain the Title.
– 2 Cold Scorpio & Marcus Bagwell def. Tex Slazenger & Shanghai Pierce
– Lord Steven Regal def. Erik Watts
– Johnny B. Badd def. Maxx Payne
– WCW World Tag Team Championship Match: The Hollywood Blonds (Brian Pillman and Steve Austin) (c) def. The Four Horsemen (Paul Roma and Arn Anderson) to retain the Titles.
– 30 Minute Iron Man Match For The WCW United States Heavyweight Championship: Rick Rude vs. Dustin Rhodes ended in a 1-1 draw
– NWA World Heavyweight Championship Match: Ric Flair def. Barry Windham (c) to win the Title.
– The Superpowers (Sting & Davey Boy Smith) def. The Masters of the Power Bomb (Big Van Vader & Sid Vicious)
Ric Flair became a 10 time NWA World Champion and below is the promo that he cut after winning the Title: