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On This Day In Pro Wrestling History – July 6, 1998

Goldberg as WCW World Heavyweight Champion

On this day in Pro Wrestling history in 1998, Goldberg faced Hollywood Hulk Hogan for the WCW World Heavyweight Championship in the main event of WCW Monday Nitro.

41,412 fans were packed in the Georgia Dome in Atlanta for that episode, which would be the biggest WCW Monday Nitro crowd ever. Goldberg had 2 matches on that night. He first defended his WCW United States Title against Scott Hall and then faced Hollywood Hulk Hogan in the main event for the WCW World Title. Goldberg successfully defended against Scott Hall and went on to defeat Hogan to capture the WCW World Title and remain undefeated. Below is the spoiler free match-card for that WCW Nitro episode:

WCW World Television Champion Booker T Vs. Dean Malenko
Raven Vs. Kanyon
Scott Putski Vs. Scotty Riggs
WCW World Cruiserweight Champion Chris Jericho Vs. Ultimo Dragon
Chavo Guerrero Jr. Vs. Johnny Swinger
Public Enemy Vs. Disco Inferno and Alex Wright
WCW United States Champion Goldberg Vs. Scott Hall

Juventud Guerrera Vs. Psychosis
The Giant Vs. Jim Duggan
Diamond Dallas Page Vs. Jim Neidhart
Sting and Lex Luger Vs. Sick Boy and Billy Kidman
Goldberg Vs. Hollywood Hogan for the WCW World Heavyweight Title

You can watch the main event in full length below:

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