On this day in 1998, Ted Turner’s World Championship Wrestling aired another LIVE episode of their weekly TV show ‘WCW MONDAY NITRO’.
It was broadcasted from the Georgia Dome in Atlanta, Georgia and featured matches, interviews & storyline segments on the road to the ‘WCW Bash at the Beach 1998’ PPV.
41,412 Fans were packed in the Georgia Dome in Atlanta for this 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 remained undefeated.
The match-card can be found here:
WCW World Television Champion Booker T. vs. Dean Malenko
Raven vs. Kanyon
Scott Putski vs. Scotty Riggs
WCW Cruiserweight Champion Chris Jericho vs. Ultimo Dragon
Chavo Guerrero Jr. vs. Johnny Swinger
Public Enemy vs. Disco Inferno & Alex Wright
WCW United States Champion Goldberg vs. Scott Hall
Juventud Guerrera vs. Psychosis
The Giant vs. Jim Duggan
DDP vs. Jim Neidhart
Sting & Lex Luger vs. Sick Boy & Billy Kidman
WCW World Heavyweight Champion Hollywood Hogan vs. Goldberg
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