On this day in 1999, the World Wrestling Federation aired another episode of their weekly TV show ‘WWF RAW IS WAR’.
It was broadcasted from the Charlotte Coliseum in Charlotte, North Carolina and featured matches, interviews & storyline segments on the road to the ‘WWF Fully Loaded 1999’ PPV.
This show featured the highest rated RAW segment of all time, where “Stone Cold” Steve Austin defeated The Undertaker to win the WWF Championship.
This segment drew an astounding 9.5 rating (10.72 million viewers)!!! In comparison to today, RAW struggles to get 2 million viewers in US in 2020.
Here’s the match-card from that night:
1. Weapons Match: Ken Shamrock vs. Steve Blackman
2. Chaz vs. Meat
3. Hardcore Holly vs. Kane
4. The Rock vs. Triple H
5. Edge vs. The Godfather
6. Bradshaw vs. Billy Gunn
7. WWF Intercontinental Title: Jeff Jarrett vs. X-Pac
8. WWF World Heavyweight Title: The Undertaker vs. Stone Cold Steve Austin