10. On This Day In Pro Wrestling History (July 7, 1990) – Great American Bash 1990
On this day in Pro Wrestling history on July 7, 1990, WCW World Championship Wrestling (representing the NWA) aired ‘The Great American Bash 1990’ on PPV from The Baltimore Arena in Baltimore, Maryland.
After being replaced by Lex Luger earlier that year due to an injury, Sting finally got the chance to wrestle NWA World Heavyweight Champion “The Nature Boy” Ric Flair for the big gold belt.
This event also marked The Iron Sheik’s last WCW PPV appearance ever, before he returned to the WWF less than a year later as Colonel Mustafa.
Here are the results from that night:
Brian Pillman defeated Buddy Landel
Mike Rotunda defeated The Iron Sheik
Doug Furnas defeated Dutch Mantel
Harley Race defeated Tommy Rich
NWA United States Tag Team Championship
The Midnight Express defeated The Southern Boys
Big Van Vader defeated Tom Zenk
The Steiner Brothers defeated The Fabulous Freebirds
Paul Orndorff, Junkyard Dog and El Gigante defeated The Four Horsemen by disqualification
NWA United States Championship
Lex Luger defeated Mark Callous
NWA World Tag Team Championship
Doom defeated The Rock ‘n’ Roll Express
NWA World Heavyweight Championship
Sting defeated Ric Flair