On this day in Pro Wrestling history on July 7, 1996, Ted Turner’s World Championship Wrestling aired ‘WCW Bash at the Beach 1996’ LIVE on PPV from the Ocean Center in Daytona Beach, Florida.
This was the 3rd out of 7 annual Bash at the Beach pay-per-views that WCW aired from 1994 to 2000.
This event saw the shocking Heel Turn of Old School WWF Legend Hulk Hogan, who became “the 3rd man” in the main event between The Outsiders and Team WCW, leading to the formation of the nWo.
Here are the results from that night:
– Rey Mysterio Jr. defeated Psychosis
– Carson City Silver Dollar: John Tenta defeated Big Bubba
– Taped Fist: Diamond Dallas Page defeated Jim Duggan
– Double Dog Collar: The Nasty Boys defeated Public Enemy
– WCW Cruiserweight Championship: Dean Malenko (c) defeated Disco Inferno
– Steve McMichael defeated Joe Gomez
– WCW United States Heavyweight Championship: Ric Flair defeated Konnan (c)
– The Giant & The Taskmaster defeated Arn Anderson & Chris Benoit
– The Outsiders & Hulk Hogan wrestled Randy Savage, Sting and Lex Luger to a no-contest
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