• On This Day In Pro Wrestling History (December 19, 1999) – WCW Starrcade 1999
On this day in Pro Wrestling history on December 19, 1999, Ted Turner’s World Championship Wrestling aired ‘WCW Starrcade 1999’ LIVE on PPV from the MCI Center in Washington, DC.
This was the 17th annual Starrcade event out of 18 that aired between 1983 and 2000 with the first 5 being promoted by Jim Crockett Promotions, before Turner bought the company.
Here are the results:
The Mamalukes defeated Disco Inferno & Lash LeRoux
WCW Cruiserweight Championship: Madusa defeated Evan Karagias (c)
WCW Hardcore Championship: Norman Smiley (c) defeated Meng
The Revolution defeated Jim Duggan & The Varsity Club
Vampiro defeated Steve Williams via DQ
Vampiro defeated Oklahoma
Creative Control & Curt Hennig defeated Harlem Heat & Midnight
Bunkhouse Brawl: Jeff Jarrett defeated Dustin Rhodes
Crowbar on a Pole: Diamond Dallas Page defeated David Flair
Sting defeated Lex Luger via DQ
Powerbomb match: Kevin Nash defeated Sid Vicious
Ladder match – WCW United States Heavyweight Championship: Chris Benoit (c) defeated Jeff Jarrett
No DQ – WCW World Heavyweight Championship: Bret Hart (c) defeated Goldberg
• Sting Willing To Get In Shape For WrestleMania Match Against The Undertaker
During a recent interview with Sports Illustrated, WWE Hall of Famer Sting said he still thinks about an encounter with The Undertaker and that he’s willing to get in shape for that match.
Below is what Sting said:
“If there was a Taker situation at WrestleMania, I would listen to that phone call. I could get in condition and I could pull it off.
I think my career is done. I still think about the ‘Taker situation every year, but I don’t think it’s going to happen.”
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