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==JCP 1988== JCP @ Atlanta, GA - Omni - January 1, 1988 (12,700) Jimmy Garvin, Sting, & Ricky Santana defeated Terry Taylor, Mike Rotundo, & Kevin Sullivan at 10:14 when Sting pinned Taylor Ron Garvin pinned Eddie Gilbert at 12:14 The Sheepherders defeated Ricky Santana & Robert Gibson at 10:15 when Luke Williams pinned Santana after Butch Miller hit him with the flagpole NWA Western States Heritage Champion Barry Windham fought Larry Zybzsko to a 20-minute time-limit draw Road Warrior Animal defeated the Warlord via disqualification at 8:00 when the Barbarian interfered; after the bout, Sting made the save; the match was scheduled for the Road Warriors vs. the Powers of Pain but Road Warrior Hawk didn't appear as scheduled Lex Luger & Ole Anderson defeated NWA Tag Team Champions Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard after 19 minutes in a non-title match when Luger pinned Anderson after Anderson ran into a steel chair held up by Blanchard NWA World Champion Ric Flair pinned Michael Hayes at 15:46 by using the ropes for leverage NWA US Champion Dusty Rhodes defeated NWA TV Champion Nikita Koloff, Dick Murdoch, Black Bart, and NWA US Tag Team Champion Bobby Eaton in a Bunkhouse Stampede match at the 7-minute mark by last eliminating Eaton; stipulations stated the winner would earn the final spot in the 3rd annual Bunkhouse Stampede

Worldwide - 1/2/88: Ricky Morton vs. Mike Force Ron Garvin vs. Thunderfoot #1 Eddie Gilbert vs. George South NWA US Champion Dusty Rhodes & NWA TV Champion Nikita Koloff vs. NWA Tag Team Champions Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard Big Bubba, NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane vs. Kendall Windham, the Italian Stallion, & Mighty Wilbur

Pro - 1/2/88: NWA World Champion Ric Flair vs. Sting

JCP @ Atlanta, GA - WTBS Studios - 1988 World Championship Wrestling taping: 1/2/88: Michael Hayes & Jimmy Garvin vs. Bradley & Martin Lex Luger vs. Keith Steinborn Dick Murdoch vs. Jason Walker Eddie Gilbert vs. Steve Atkinson NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane vs. Mike Jackson & Mark Starr Larry Zbyzsko vs. Lee Peak NWA TV Champion Nikita Koloff vs. the Menace NWA Tag Team Champion Arn Anderson vs. Ron Garvin NWA US Champion Dusty Rhodes & the Road Warriors vs. Ivan Koloff, the Warlord & the Barbarian

JCP @ Asheville, NC - Civic Center - January 2, 1988 NWA US Tag Team Champion Stan Lane defeated Chris Champion NWA TV Champion Nikita Koloff defeated NWA US Tag Team Champion Bobby Eaton

JCP @ Greensboro, NC - Coliseum - January 2, 1988 (12,457) Dick Murdoch pinned the Italian Stallion Brad Armstrong & Tim Horner defeated the Gladiators (sub. for Sean Royal & Chris Champion) The Sheepherders defeated Ricky Santana & Robert Gibson NWA Tag Team Champion Tully Blanchard defeated Jimmy Garvin in a Texas Death Match The Road Warriors defeated Ivan Koloff & the Warlord NWA US Champion Dusty Rhodes defeated Larry Zbyzsko via disqualification Lex Luger pinned NWA Tag Team Champion Arn Anderson NWA World Champion Ric Flair defeated Michael Hayes via disqualification at the 23-minute mark

JCP @ Roanoke, VA - Civic Center - January 3, 1988 (matinee)

JCP @ Baltimore, MD - Arena - January 3, 1988 Television taping: Pro - 1/16/88: Dick Murdoch (w/ Jim Cornette) fought NWA TV Champion Nikita Koloff to a 20-minute time-limit draw

JCP @ Macon, GA - Coliseum - January 4, 1988

JCP @ Spartanburg, SC - Memorial Auditroium - January 5, 1988 Brad Armstrong vs. Chris Champion Tim Horner vs. Sean Royal The Italian Stallion vs. Larry Zbyszko Mighty Wilbur vs. Dick Murdoch NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane defeated Sting & Ron Simmons Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson vs. the Sheepherders

JCP @ Albany, GA - Civic Center - January 5, 1988

JCP @ Atlanta, GA - WTBS Studios - January 6, 1988 World Championship Wrestling - 1/9/88: Sting & NWA Western States Heritage Champion Barry Windham vs. Martin & Tommy Angel Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane vs. McGyver & Peek NWA TV Champion Nikita Koloff vs. Jeff Crews The Barbarian vs. Steve Atkins Ron Simmons vs. David Isley Larry Zbyzsko vs. Cougar Jay Brad Armstrong & Tim Horner vs. Bob Riddle & Trent Knight The Warlord vs. Larry Stevens Lex Luger vs. Curtis Thompson Dick Murdoch vs. Ricky Nelson The Road Warriors defeated Bolin & Laperouse The Sheepherders vs. the Italian Stallion & Jackson World Championship Wrestling Sunday Edition - 1/10/88 - featured Tony Schiavone & Magnum TA on commentary; included a pretaped promo by NWA World Champion Ric Flair in which he said Lex Luger didn't have what it takes to be a Horseman and Michael Hayes was just another contender; included Schiavone conducting an interview with the Sheepherders, with Johnny Ace, regarding their recent attack on Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson; featured Magnum conducting an interview with Morton & Gibson regarding the Sheepherders, during which they said they were on their way back to get revenge and become 5-time NWA Tag Team Champions; included an ad for the Starrcade 87 home video; featured Schiavone conducting an interview with the Road Warriors & Paul Ellering regarding the challenge of the Powers of Pain, participating in the Bunkhouse Stampede Jan. 24, and the benchpress contest against the Powers of Pain Jan. 30 in Greensboro: Black Bart (w/ Skandar Akbar) pinned Ricky Nelson with the legdrop from the middle turnbuckle at 3:42 Eddie Gilbert & Terry Taylor defeated the Italian Stallion & Tommy Angel at 4:24 when Gilbert pinned Angelo following a Hot Shot double team Dick Murdoch (w/ NWA US Tag Team Champion Bobby Eaton) pinned David Isley with the brainbuster at 4:22; after the bout, Jim Cornette came out and gave a ringside interview with Schiavone; Cornette then said he had arranged for Murdoch to meet his mom and would soon be collecting a lot of money for putting NWA US Champion Dusty Rhodes out of the business; Murdoch then referred to Dusty as Virgil Runnels and said the whole world was ready to see him face Rhodes; Cornette then said Murdoch would collect on the bounty after facing Rhodes Jan. 23 in Lakeland, FL The Warlord & the Barbarian (w/ Paul Jones) defeated Larry Stephens & Trent Knight at 4:48 when Barbarian pinned Knight following a modified Decapitation in which he came off the top with a headbutt; during the bout, Jones briefly joined the commentary team regarding his team being part of the Bunkhouse Stampede finals Jan. 24 in Long Island, NY Sting defeated Lee Peak via submission with the Scorpion Deathlock at the 27-second mark; following the bout, Schiavone conducted an interview with Sting regarding his team with Barry Windham and going after NWA World Champion Ric Flair, NWA Tag Team Champions Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane (w/ Jim Cornette) defeated Mike Jackson & Alan Martin at 1:28 when Lane pinned Martin following the flapjack; after the bout, Schiavone conducted an interview with Cornette, Dick Murdoch, Eaton & Lane in which he showed off Eaton & Lane's Pro Wrestling Illustrated Tag Team of the Year award and their spread in the magazine; Cornette then said Eaton & Lane would be the next NWA TV and NWA US champions and would retire Rhodes

JCP @ Jacksonville, FL - Veterans Memorial Coliseum - January 7, 1988

JCP @ Newton, NC - January 8, 1988 Canceled due to snow

Worldwide - 1/9/88: Michael Hayes & Jimmy Garvin vs. two unknowns Kevin Sullivan vs. George South Dick Murdoch vs. an unknown NWA Western States Heritage Champion Barry Windham vs. an unknown Eddie Gilbert vs. an unknown NWA TV Champion Nikita Koloff vs. Tommy Angel NWA World Champion Ric Flair, NWA Tag Team Champions Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard vs. three unknowns

Pro - 1/9/88: Sting vs. the Warlord

JCP @ Huntington, WV - Civic Center - January 9, 1988 NWA US Champion Dusty Rhodes & NWA TV Champion Nikita Koloff defeated NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane in a non-title steel cage match

JCP @ Greenville, SC - January 10, 1988 (matinee) Ron Garvin & Sting defeated NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane via disqualification

JCP @ Charlotte, NC - Coliseum - January 10, 1988 Dick Murdoch, NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane defeated the Italian Stallion, Brad Armstrong, & Tim Horner NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane fought NWA US Champion Dusty Rhodes & NWA TV Champion Nikita Koloff to a no contest in a steel cage match

JCP @ Columbus, OH - January 10, 1988 (2,300) Brad Armstrong pinned Jim Lancaster Jimmy Garvin defeated Al Snow at the 12-second mark Road Warrior Hawk pinned Ivan Koloff; after the bout, Road Warrior Animal and the Barbarian took part in a brawl NWA Western States Heritage Champion Barry Windham fought the Barbarian to a double count-out Lex Luger pinned NWA Tag Team Champion Arn Anderson NWA World Champion Ric Flair pinned Michael Hayes at 14:29

JCP @ Fayetteville, NC - Cumberland County Memorial Arena - January 11, 1988

JCP @ North Wilkesboro, NC - January 12, 1988 Ron Garvin & Sting defeated NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane in a non-title match

JCP @ Atlanta, GA - WTBS Studios - January 13, 1988 World Championship Wrestling - 1/16/88 - included the match from NWA Pro between NWA TV Champion Nikita Koloff and Dick Murdoch: Michael Hayes & Jimmy Garvin vs. Tony Suber & George South The Powers of Pain vs. Fields & Steinborn Ron Simmons vs. Cody Starr Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson vs. Atkinson & Martin NWA Tag Team Champions Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard vs. Franks & Peek Mike Rotundo vs. Larry Wayne Dick Murdoch vs. Larry Spencer Ivan Koloff vs. Dave Spencer

JCP @ Fishman, VA - January 14, 1988 (1,200) Television taping: Chris Champion defeated Rocky King Rick Steiner defeated the Italian Stallion Ricky Santana defeated John Savage Eddie Gilbert defeated Ron Simmons Brad Armstrong & Tim Horner defeated Jive Tones Ivan Koloff defeated Jimmy Valiant

JCP @ Norfolk, VA - Scope - January 14, 1988 (4,000) World Championship Wrestling Sunday Edition - 1/24/88 - included an opening in-ring segment in which Sting challenged NWA World Champion Ric Flair to come out and face him while being interviewed by Jim Ross; featured Ross & Tony Schiavone on commentary; included Schiavone conducting an opening ringside interview with Larry Zbyzsko, with Baby Doll, regarding him facing NWA Western States Heritage Champion Barry Windham in Long Island, NY later that night; featured Schiavone conducting a ringside interview with Dick Murdoch regarding his association with Jim Cornette, feud with NWA US Champion Dusty Rhodes, and upcoming Texas barbed wire bunkhouse match against NWA TV Champion Nikita Koloff Feb. 6 in Charlotte; included Schiavone conducting a ringside interview with Flair & JJ Dillon regarding Flair facing Road Warrior Hawk later that night in Long Island, during which Flair said he would beat Hawk and NWA Tag Team Champions Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard would split the $50,000 after co-winning the Bunkhouse Stampede finals; featured an ad for the Starrcade 87 home video; included Schiavone conducting a ringside interview with Lex Luger regarding the Bunkhouse Stampede finals later that night and facing Blanchard & Anderson as part of the match; featured Schiavone conducting a ringside interview with the Road Warriors & Paul Ellering regarding Hawk facing Flair later that night and Road Warrior Animal being part of the Bunkhouse Stampede finals: NWA Tag Team Champions Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard (w/ JJ Dillon) defeated Tommy Angel & Cougar Jay at 3:15 when Blanchard pinned Jay with the slingshot suplex; following the commercial break, Schiavone conducted a ringside interview with Anderson, Blanchard, & Dillon regarding the Bunkhouse Stampede finals later that night on pay-per-view The Warlord & the Barbarian (w/ Paul Jones) defeated Larry Stephens & Trent Knight at 3:01 when Barbarian pinned Knight following a modified Decapitation where Barbarian came off the top with a headbutt; following the bout, Schiavone conducted a ringside interview with Jones, Warlord, & Barbarian regarding their participation in the $50,000 Bunkhouse Stampede finals and the $50,000 benchpress challenge against the Road Warriors Jan. 30 in Greensboro Black Bart (w/ Skandar Akbar) pinned Mark Cruz with a legdrop at 3:20; during the bout, Akbar briefly joined the commentary team Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson defeated George South & Gene Ligon at 2:32 when Morton pinned Ligon following the double dropkick Sting defeated Mark Fleming via submission with the Scorpion Deathlock at 2:56 Florida Heavyweight Champion Mike Rotunda (w/ Kevin Sullivan) pinned Bob Riddle with the butterfly suplex at 1:06; after the bout, Schiavone conducted a ringside interview with Rotunda & Sullivan regarding NWA TV Champion Nikita Koloff and the show later that night in Long Island Dark matches: NWA Western States Heritage Champion Barry Windham pinned Larry Zbyzsko The Road Warriors fought the Powers of Pain to a double disqualification NWA TV Champion Nikita Koloff defeated Mike Rotundo via disqualification Lex Luger pinned NWA Tag Team Champion Arn Anderson NWA World Champion Ric Flair defeated NWA US Champion Dusty Rhodes in a steel cage match

JCP @ Richmond, VA - Coliseum - January 15, 1988 TBS taping: Dick Murdoch (sub. for an injured NWA US Tag Team Champion Bobby Eaton) & NWA US Tag Team Champion Stan Lane defeated two unknowns NWA US Champion Dusty Rhodes & NWA TV Champion Nikita Koloff defeated Dick Murdoch (sub. for an injured NWA US Tag Team Champion Bobby Eaton) & NWA US Tag Team Champion Stan Lane in a steel cage match

Worldwide - 1/16/88: Steve Williams vs. Mark Fleming The Road Warriors vs. two unknowns Ivan Koloff & the Powers of Pain vs. three unknowns Mike Rotunda vs. Bob Riddle Sting & NWA Western States Heritage Champion Barry Windham vs. NWA Tag Team Champions Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard

JCP @ Richmond, VA - Coliseum - January 15, 1988 (6,000) Television taping - 1/23: NWA Western States Heritage Champion Barry Windham fought NWA Tag Team Champion Tully Blanchard to a double disqualification at the 27-minute mark when NWA Tag Team Champion Arn Anderson and NWA World Champion Ric Flair attacked Windham, with Lex Luger then coming out to make the save; after clearing the ring of the Horsemen, Luger and Windham shook hands Lex Luger pinned NWA Tag Team Champion Arn Anderson The Road Warriors defeated Ivan Koloff & the Warlord NWA World Champion Ric Flair pinned Michael Hayes by blocking a sunset flip into the ring and grabbing the ropes for leverage NWA US Champion Dusty Rhodes & NWA TV Champion Nikita Koloff defeated Dick Murdoch & Stan Lane (w/ Jim Cornette) in a steel cage match when Rhodes pinned Lane after hitting him with Cornette's tennis racquet

JCP @ Philadelphia, PA - Arena - January 16, 1988 (7,500) Dick Murdoch, Eddie Gilbert, & Kevin Sullivan defeated Sting, Ron Simmons, & Kendall Windham at the 8-minute mark when Murdoch pinned Windham with the brainbuster Jimmy Garvin pinned Black Bart with a roll up at 3:30 NWA Tag Team Champion Tully Blanchard fought Ron Garvin to a 20-minute time-limit draw NWA TV Champion Nikita Koloff defeated Mike Rotundo via disqualification when Kevin Sullivan interfered The Road Warriors fought the Powers of Pain to a double count-out at the 7-minute mark NWA US Champion Dusty Rhodes pinned NWA US Tag Team Champion Stan Lane at 8:43 Lex Luger pinned NWA Tag Team Champion Arn Anderson at 9:11 by reversing a small package NWA World Champion Ric Flair pinned Michael Hayes at the 13-minute mark; the match was shorter than usual because it was approaching 11 p.m. and local workers would have had to be paid overtime if the show went late

JCP @ Charleston, WV - January 17, 1988 (matinee) Television taping

JCP @ St. Louis, MO - Arena - January 17, 1988 (5,900) The show started an hour late NWA TV Champion Nikita Koloff fought NWA Tag Team Champion Tully Blanchard to a draw Mike Rotundo pinned Kendall Windham Sting defeated Larry Zbyzsko Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson defeated Gary Royal & Max Mcgyver (sub. for NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane, who were double booked) NWA US Champion Dusty Rhodes defeated Dick Murdoch via disqualification Lex Luger pinned NWA Tag Team Champion Arn Anderson NWA World Champion Ric Flair pinned Michael Hayes in a steel cage match at around the 14-minute mark after Flair crotched the challenger on the ropes

JCP @ Columbia, SC - January 18, 1988 Sting defeated Dick Murdoch via disqualification

JCP @ Georgetown, SC - January 20, 1988 Ron Garvin & Jimmy Valiant defeated NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane via disqualification in a non-title match

JCP @ Honolulu, HI - Blaisdell Arena - January 20, 1988 (7,200; near sell out) Super Fly Tui defeated Mighty Milo Farmer Boy Ipo defeated Kinipopo NWA Western States Heritage Champion Barry Windham, Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson defeated Larry Zbyzsko, NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane The Road Warriors defeated the Powers of Pain Lex Luger defeated NWA Tag Team Champion Arn Anderson NWA US Champion Dusty Rhodes defeated NWA Tag Team Champion Tully Blanchard NWA World Champion Ric Flair pinned NWA TV Champion Nikita Koloff with his feet on the ropes for leverage NWA Western States Heritage Champion Barry Windham defeated Larry Zbyzsko Michael Hayes defeated Kevin Sullivan via disqualification

JCP @ Inglewood, CA - Great Western Forum - January 21, 1988 (3,000) Kevin Sullivan defeated the Hurricane Kid NWA Western States Heritage Champion Barry Windham defeated Samoan Tau NWA TV Champion Nikita Koloff fought NWA Tag Team Champion Tully Blanchard to a draw The Road Warriors fought the Powers of Pain to a no contest Lex Luger defeated NWA Tag Team Champion Arn Anderson NWA US Champion Dusty Rhodes defeated Larry Zbyzsko via disqualification NWA World Champion Ric Flair defeated Michael Hayes

JCP @ Chesterfield, SC - January 21, 1988 Ron & Jimmy Garvin defeated NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane via disqualification in a non-title match

JCP @ Elberton, GA - January 22, 1988 NWA Western States Heritage Champion Barry Windham & Robert Gibson defeated NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane via disqualification in a non-title match

JCP @ Atlanta, GA - WTBS Studios - January 1988 World Championship Wrestling - 1/23/88: Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson vs. Angel & Jay Sting vs. Gladiator #1 Ivan Koloff & the Warlord vs. Fleming & Bob Riddle The Sheepherders vs. Stevens & Trent Knight Stan Lane & Dick Murdoch vs. Bellamy & Crews NWA Tag Team Champion Arn Anderson vs. George South Ron Garvin vs. Gene Ligon NWA Western States Heritage Champion Barry Windham vs. NWA Tag Team Champion Tully Blanchard

JCP @ Lakeland, FL - January 23, 1988 NWA Western States Heritage Champion Barry Windham & Ron Garvi defeated NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane via disqualification in a non-title match

JCP @ Cincinnati, OH - January 23, 1988 Jimmy Valiant defeated Jim Lancaster NWA Tag Team Champion Tully Blanchard defeated Jimmy Garvin via count-out Ivan Koloff & the Warlord defeated Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson NWA TV Champion Nikita Koloff fought Larry Zbyzsko to a draw Lex Luger defeated NWA Tag Team Champion Arn Anderson Sting defeated NWA World Champion Ric Flair via disqualification

JCP @ Lakeland, FL - January 23, 1988

Bunkhouse Stampede 88 - Long Island, NY - Nassau Coliseum - January 24, 1988 (6,000) Sting & Jimmy Garvin (sub. for Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson) defeated the Sheepherders via disqualification Pay-per-view bouts - featured Jim Ross & Bob Caudle on commentary; included Tony Schiavone as the ring announcer: NWA TV Champion Nikita Koloff fought NWA US Tag Team Champion Bobby Eaton (w/ Jim Cornette) to a 20-minute time-limit draw; Koloff hit the Russian Sickle just as the time limit expired; after the bout, Koloff attempted to go after an interfering Cornette until NWA US Tag Team Champion Stan Lane appeared, with Eaton & Lane double teaming Koloff with Cornette's tennis racquet and knocking him to the floor Larry Zbyzsko (w/ Baby Doll) pinned Western States Heritage Champion Barry Windham to win the title at 19:16 after hitting Windham with Baby Doll's high heel after referee Dick Kroll had been knocked down Road Warrior Hawk (w/ Paul Ellering) defeated NWA World Champion Ric Flair via disqualification at 22:40 when Flair hit the challenger with a steel chair; moments later, Hawk sent the bloody Flair to the floor NWA US Champion Dusty Rhodes won a $500,000 8-man Bunkhouse Stampede by last eliminating the Barbarian at 26:20; other participants included: NWA Tag Team Champions Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard (w/ JJ Dillon), Road Warrior Animal (w/ Paul Ellering), Lex Luger, Ivan Koloff, the Warlord, and the Barbarian (w/ Paul Jones); eliminations: Koloff by Animal via over the cage (16:39); Warlord by Animal via out the door (18:07); Animal by Barbarian via a boot to the head from behind, through the door (18:09); Luger, Anderson, and Blanchard were eliminated via out the door as Anderson & Blanchard attempted to eliminate Luger (22:37); Barbarian by Rhodes via two elbows to the head, over the cage; after the bout, Rhodes was presented with the oversized Bunkhouse Stampede boot for his win (3rd Annual Jim Crockett Sr. Memorial Cup)

JCP @ Orlando, FL - January 24, 1988 Tiger Conway Jr. defeated Rex King Pez Whatley defeated Robbie Idol Ricky Santana defeated Black Bart Ron Simmons defeated Mighty Yankee #2 (Bob Cook) Bugsy McGraw defeated Mighty Yankee #1 (Jerry Grey) Brad Armstrong & Ricky Santana defeated Eddie Gilbert & the Terminator Ron Garvin defeated Dick Murdoch in a steel cage match

JCP @ Greenville, SC - January 25, 1988 NWA World Champion Ric Flair defeated Barry Windham in a steel cage match

JCP @ Fayetteville, NC - January 25, 1988 Ron & Jimmy Garvin defeated NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane via disqualification in a non-title match

JCP @ Raleigh, NC - Dorton Arena - January 26, 1988 Also featured Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson (Morton's last appearance for several months) (Gibson's last appearance for 2 years) NWA US Tag Team Champion Bobby Eaton defeated NWA US Champion Dusty Rhodes via disqualification Pro - 2/6/88: Mike Rotundo (w/ Kevin Sullivan) pinned NWA TV Champion Nikita Koloff to win the title at around the 13-minute mark after Sullivan hit the champion in the throat with a foreign object as Rick Steiner who appeared ringside late in the bout, distracted referee Earl Hebner from the floor Dick Murdoch, NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane vs. Kendall Windham, the Italian Stallion, & Tommy Angel Ricky Santana vs. Bob Emory The Powers of Pain vs. George South & Rocky King Butch Miller vs. David Isley Worldwide - 2/6/88 - featured a segment in which NWA World Champion Ric Flair was driven into the arena in a white limo, with Flair, NWA Tag Team Champions Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard, JJ Dillon, and several women stepping out of the limo for Flair to receive the 1987 Wrestler of the Year award from the NWA Pro Wrestling Digest; moments later, Jim Ross conducted an interview with Flair in which Flair said Raleigh was the place where he won the Mid-Atlantic TV Title and he and the Horsemen would party later that night; Flair then cut a promo on Lex Luger; following the commercial break, Tony Schiavone conducted an in-ring interview with Sting, who was in the ring during the presentation, who cut a promo on Flair and challenged Flair to come to the ring and face him; Dillon then came out to the ring in Flair's place and said Sting was showing no class by interrupting Flair's big day; after Sting talked back to Dillon, Dillon threw champagne in his face, with Sting then attacking Dillon and hitting the Stinger Splash on him before locking him in the Scorpion Deathlock; moments later, Flair, Anderson, and Blanchard rushed the ring, with Sting escaping unharmed; Flair then called for Sting to come back out and then accepted Sting's challenge to a match, saying he wouldn't appear on the program again until he had a match set with Sting: Barry Windham vs. David Isley NWA US Champion Dusty Rhodes vs. NWA US Tag Team Champion Bobby Eaton Sting vs. Bob Emory Larry Zbyszko vs. George South

JCP @ Atlanta, GA - WTBS Studios - January 27, 1988 Television taping

JCP @ Atlanta, GA - Omni - January 1988 (16,002) NWA TV Champion Mike Rotundo pinned Nikita Koloff Road Warrior Hawk & Paul Ellering defeated the Powers of Pain in a $50,000 ladder match NWA US Champion Dusty Rhodes defeated NWA Western States Heritage Champion Larry Zbyzsko via disqualification when Kevin Sullivan attacked Rhodes with a hanger given to him by Baby Doll; after the bout, NWA TV Champion Mike Rotundo joined in attacking Rhodes until Barry Windham made the save; only the US title was at stake Lex Luger & Ole Anderson defeated NWA Tag Team Champions Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard via disqualification NWA World Champion Ric Flair pinned Sting

JCP @ Hammond, IN - Civic Center - January 28, 1988

JCP @ Harrisonburg, VA - High School - January 28, 1988 Matches originally advertised were Barry Windham vs. Steve Williams, the Mighty Wilbur vs. Pez Whatley, and Tiger Conway Jr. vs. Kendall Windham Rick Steiner defeated John Savage Kendall Windham defeated Pez Whatley Black Bart defeated the Italian Stallion Eddie Gilbert defeated Mark Fleming (sub. for Ron Garvin) Brad Armstrong & Tim Horner defeated NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane Barry Windham & Ron Garvin (sub. for Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson) defeated the Sheepherders in a Texas Tornado match

JCP @ Pittsburgh, PA - Civic Arena - January 29, 1988 NWA US Tag Team Champion Stan Lane defeated Ricky Santana The Warlord defeated Jimmy Jackson NWA Tag Team Champion Tully Blanchard defeated Jimmy Garvin Nikita Koloff defeated NWA TV Champion Mike Rotundo via disqualification Road Warrior Hawk & Paul Ellering defeated Ivan Koloff & the Barbarian Lex Luger pinned NWA Tag Team Champion Arn Anderson NWA US Champion Dusty Rhodes defeated NWA US Tag Team Champion Bobby Eaton Sting defeated NWA World Champion Ric Flair via disqualification when Flair knocked Sting over the top rope with a backdrop

JCP @ Atlanta, GA - WTBS Studios - January 1988 World Championship Wrestling taping: 1/30/88 - featured the NWA TV Champion Nikita Koloff vs. Mike Rotundo match from NWA Pro: NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane vs. Laperouse & El Negro Larry Zbyzsko vs. Alan Martin The Jive Tones vs. Kendall Windham & the Italian Stallion Ron & Jimmy Garvin vs. Ryan & Tony Suber Sting & Barry Windham vs. Mike Jackson & Gary Royal The Powers of Pain vs. Max McGyver & Franks

JCP @ Greensboro, NC - Coliseum - January 30, 1988 Television taping: NWA US Champion Dusty Rhodes defeated Barry Windham NWA US Champion Dusty Rhodes & Nikita Koloff defeated NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane in a double bullrope match Worldwide - featured a benchpress contest between the Road Warriors and the Powers of Pain: NWA US Champion Dusty Rhodes defeated NWA US Tag Team Champion Bobby Eaton (w/ Jim Cornette) by pinning an interfering Cornette NWA TV Champion Mike Rotundo & NWA Florida Heavyweight Champion Rick Steiner (w/ Kevin Sullivan) defeated two unknowns Lex Luger & Barry Windham defeated two unknowns Pro:


JCP @ Newton, NC - February 1, 1988 Sting & Barry Windham defeated NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane via disqualification in a non-title match

JCP @ Spartanburg, SC - February 2, 1988 Sting, Brad Armstrong, & Tim Horner defeated Dick Murdoch, NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane

JCP @ Miami, FL - Knight Center - February 2, 1988 Debut at the venue Bugsy McGraw defeated Mighty Yankee #1 Ricky Santana defeated Kevin Sullivan via disqualification Barry Windham fought NWA Western States Heritage Champion Larry Zbyzsko to a draw Nikita Koloff defeated NWA TV Champion Mike Rotundo via disqualification Road Warrior Hawk & Paul Ellering defeated Ivan Koloff & the Warlord NWA US Champion Dusty Rhodes & Lex Luger defeated NWA World Champion Ric Flair & NWA Tag Team Champion Tully Blanchard

JCP @ Atlanta, GA - WTBS Studios - February 3, 1988 Television taping

JCP @ Jacksonville, FL - Memorial Coliseum - February 3, 1988

JCP @ Charlotte, NC - Coliseum - February 6, 1988 Nikita Koloff vs. Dick Murdoch (Texas barbed wire bunkhouse match)

JCP @ Atlanta, GA - WTBS Studios - February 1988 World Championship Wrestling - 2/6/88: Sting vs. David Isley Tim Horner vs. Gladiator #1 Dick Murdoch vs. Bob Emory NWA Tag Team Champions Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard vs. Max McGyver & Savage The Italian Stallion vs. Gene Ligon Lex Luger & Barry Windham vs. Tony Suber & Bob Riddle NWA TV Champion Mike Rotundo & Rick Steiner vs. Bellamy & Spearman Kevin Sullivan vs. Ryan Wagner NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane vs. Martin & Mike Jackson World Championship Wrestling Sunday Edition - 2/7/88 - featured Tony Schiavone on commentary; included opening comments from Magnum TA in which he said he would be in Norfolk on Feb. 20 and Charlotte Feb. 21 with a surprise for the Horsemen; featured Schiavone conducting a ringside interview with NWA Western States Heritage Champion Larry Zbyzsko, with Baby Doll, in which Zbyzsko said he didn't care to defend the title because he wanted to move up higher in the rankings by taking the NWA US Title from Dusty Rhodes and then the NWA World Title; included footage from the previous night's World Championship Wrestling of David Crockett conducting an interview with Road Warrior Hawk & Paul Ellering regarding the injury sustained from Road Warrior Animal at the hands of the Warlord & the Barbarian Jan. 30 in Greensboro, during which Ellering said they would still defend the NWA Six Man Tag Team Titles Feb. 13 in Philadelphia against Paul Jones' men; featured an ad for the Starrcade 87 home video; included Schiavone conducting an interview with Sting: NWA TV Champion Mike Rotunda (w/ Florida Heavyweight Champion Rick Steiner & Kevin Sullivan) pinned Ryan Wagner with the butterfly suplex at 2:42; following the bout, Tony Schiavone conducting an interview with the Varsity Club in which Sullivan said the TV title was the second most prestigious title in the world and then responded to recent comments made by Jimmy Garvin Tim Horner pinned John Savage with a roll up into a bridge at 2:55 Joe Cruze defeated Kevin Sullivan (w/ NWA TV Champion Mike Rotunda & Florida Heavyweight Champion Rick Steiner) via disqualification at 1:51 when Steiner and Rotunda helped in triple teaming Cruze and Sullivan shoved referee Teddy Long Lex Luger & Barry Windham defeated David Isley & Tommy Angel at 2:38 when Angel submitted to Luger's Torture Rack; after the bout, Schiavone conducted an interview with Luger & Windham regarding the Horsemen and Varsity Club The Warlord & the Barbarian (w/ Paul Jones & Ivan Koloff) defeated Dave Spearman & Bob Riddle at 3:38 when Warlord pinned Spearman following a catapult / clothesline double team; during the bout, it was noted Jones has taken the $50,000 that was up for grabs in the benchpress challenge against the Road Warriors and put it aside for a future ladder match between the two teams; after the bout, Schiavone conducted an interview with Jones and his men about the injury to Road Warrior Animal, the ladder match for the money, and their NWA Six Man Tag Team Title shot Feb. 13 in Philadelphia (Warlord & Barbarian's first appearance with theme music) NWA Tag Team Champions Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard (w/ JJ Dillon) defeated Alan Martin & Larry Stephens at 1:42 when Blanchard pinned Martin following the slingshot suplex; after the bout, Schiavone conducted an interview regarding comments recently made by Ole Anderson and facing Ole at the Omni

JCP @ Fayetteville, NC - Cumberland County Memorial Arena - February 7, 1988

JCP @ Columbia, SC - February 7, 1988 Sting & Jimmy Garvin defeated NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane via disqualification

JCP @ Macon, GA - Coliseum - February 8, 1988 Barry Windham, Brad Armstrong, & Tim Horner defeated Jim Cornette, NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane

JCP @ Albany, GA - Civic Center - February 9, 1988 Jimmy Valiant defeated Tiger Conway Jr. Pez Whatley defeated Rocky King Eddie Gilbert defeated Ron Garvin Barry Windham & Sting defeated NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane via disqualification Jimmy Garvin defeated Black Bart Brad Armstrong & Tim Horner defeated the Sheepherders

JCP @ Columbus, GA - Municipal Auditorium - February 11, 1988

JCP @ Raliegh, NC - February 11, 1988 Chris Champion defeated Black Bart Rick Steiner defeated Rocky King Jimmy Valiant defeated the Terminator NWA Tag Team Champion Arn Anderson defeated the Italian Stallion NWA TV Champion Mike Rotundo defeated Ricky Santana Road Warrior Hawk & Nikita Koloff fought the Powers of Pain to a no contest Lex Luger & Barry Windham defeated NWA World Champion Ric Flair & NWA Tag Team Champion Tully Blanchard via disqualification

JCP @ Baltimore, MD - Arena - February 12, 1988 (about 10,000) The show took place during a snowstorm Ron Simmons defeated the Terminator NWA Tag Team Champion Arn Anderson defeated Kendall Windham Jimmy Garvin fought NWA TV Champion Mike Rotundo to a draw Road Warrior Hawk & Paul Ellering fought the Powers of Pain to a no contest Lex Luger & Ron Garvin defeated NWA World Champion Ric Flair & NWA Tag Team Champion Tully Blanchard via disqualification NWA US Champion Dusty Rhodes, Nikita Koloff, Barry Windham, & Misty Blue defeated Dick Murdoch, Jim Cornette, NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane

JCP @ Atlanta, GA - WTBS Studios - February 1988 World Championship Wrestling taping: 2/13/88: NWA Tag Team Champion Arn Anderson vs. John Savage Eddie Gilbert vs. David Isley Road Warrior Hawk vs. Keith Steinborn & Wagner (handicap match) The Jive Tones vs. Mike Jackson & Gary Royal Lex Luger vs. Alan Martin Ricky Santana vs. Tommy Angel Brad Armstrong & Tim Horner vs. Thompson & McGyver NWA TV Champion Mike Rotundo vs. Rocky King Sting vs. Bob Riddle The Powers of Pain & Ivan Koloff vs. Miller, Hogan, & Atkinson Ron & Jimmy Garvin vs. Cruz & the Raider Shane Douglas vs. George South

JCP @ Philadelphia, PA - Arena - February 13, 1988 (6,000) Jimmy & Ron Garvin defeated NWA US Tag Team Champions Stan Lane & Bobby Eaton via disqualification Nikita Koloff defeated Dick Murdoch Lex Luger & Barry Windham defeated Ric Flair & NWA Tag Team Champion Tully Blanchard via disqualification NWA US Champion Dusty Rhodes defeated NWA US Tag Team Champion Bobby Eaton Ivan Koloff & the Powers of Pain defeated NWA 6-Man Tag Team Champions - NWA US Champion Dusty Rhodes, Road Warrior Hawk, & Paul Ellering to win the titles

JCP @ Atlanta, GA - WTBS Studios - February 1988 World Championship Wrestling Sunday Edition - 2/14/88 - featured Tony Schiavone on commentary with opening comments from Magnum TA on his upcoming return to the Norfolk Scope; included Schiavone conducting an interview with JJ Dillon & NWA Tag Team Champion Arn Anderson regarding the non-title steel cage match that night at the Omni between Anderson & Tully Blanchard and Lex Luger & Ole Anderson; featured Schiavone conducting an interview with Jimmy & Ron Garvin, with Precious, in which Jimmy targetted the Varsity Club; included Schiavone conducting an interview with NWA World Champion Ric Flair, Anderson, & Dillon in which Flair said Anderson might break Luger's bones that night at the Omni and then cut a promo on facing Sting later that night; featured an ad for the Starrcade 87 home video; included Schiavone conducting an interview with Shaska Whatley & Tiger Conway Jr. in which they challenged such teams as NWA US Champion Dusty Rhodes & Nikita Koloff and Brad Armstrong & Tim Horner; featured Schiavone conducting an interview with Armstrong & Horner regarding the attack they sustained the night before from the Sheepherders, during which Armstrong said the US never bombed any sheep in New Zealand so he didn't know what problem they had with America; Armstrong then noted his brother Brian was stationed at Camp Lejeune: NWA TV Champion Mike Rotundo & Florida Heavyweight Champion Rick Steiner (w/ Kevin Sullivan) defeated John Savage & David Isley at 3:04 when Isley passed out while in a modified full nelson from Steiner; after the bout, Tony Schiavone conducted an interview with Sullivan, Rotundo, & Steiner regarding Jimmy Garvin's comments the previous night in which he told Sullivan to never mention Precious' name again; moments later, all three began chanting "Precious" Eddie Gilbert pinned Joe Cruz with the Hot Shot at 2:57; Gilbert briefly left the ring to give his own commentary for the match Sting, Lex Luger, & Barry Windham defeated George South, Gary Royal, & Tommy Angel at 3:22 when South submitted to Sting's Scorpion Deathlock; following the bout, Schiavone conducted a ringside interview with Sting, Luger, & Windham regarding the Horsemen and the show later that night at the Omni Black Bart (w/ Skandar Akbar) pinned Randy Hogan at 1:22 with a bodyslam and legdrop; following the match, Schiavone conducted an interview with Akbar & Bart in which they complained they weren't getting the competition they wanted and Bart said he kicked NWA US Champion Dusty Rhodes out of Florida and would do the same in the Carolinas NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane (w/ Jim Cornette) defeated Bob Riddle & Curtis Thompson at 1:44 when Lane pinned Riddle following the Flapjack; Cornette provided guest commentary for the match; after the match, Schiavone conducted an interview with Cornette, Eaton & Lane in which Cornette argued Eaton should be the NWA US Champion and not Rhodes; Cornette then said the Powers of Pain had his respect for taking out the Road Warriors and said Eaton & Lane didn't have worthy opponents; he then said Dick Murdoch would be back the next week; Schiavone said the Rhodes vs. Eaton match would air the following Saturday morning Shane Douglas defeated Alan Martin via submission with the sleeper at the 57-second mark

JCP @ Chicago, IL - UIC Pavilion - February 14, 1988 (matinee) JT the Spider defeated Catfish Charlie Barry Windham, Jimmy & Ron Garvin fought Dick Murdoch, NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane to a draw NWA Tag Team Champion Tully Blanchard defeated Ricky Santana NWA TV Champion Mike Rotundo defeated Nikita Koloff NWA US Champion Dusty Rhodes defeated NWA Western States Heritage Champion Larry Zbyzsko via disqualification Road Warrior Hawk & Paul Ellering (sub. for Road Warrior Animal) defeated the Powers of Pain in a $50,000 ladder match Lex Luger defeated NWA Tag Team Champion Arn Anderson in a steel cage match Sting defeated NWA World Champion Ric Flair via disqualification

JCP @ Atlanta, GA - Omni - February 14, 1988 Barry Windham, Ron & Jimmy Garvin defeated Dick Murdoch, NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane The Road Warriors vs. the Powers of Pain Sting vs. NWA World Champion Ric Flair Lex Luger & Ole Anderson vs. NWA Tag Team Champions Tully Blanchard & Arn Anderson (non-title steel cage match)

JCP @ Albuquerque, NM - Tingley Coiseum - February 16, 1988 NWA Western States Heritage Champion Larry Zbyzsko defeated Tim Chappa Ricky Santana defeated Kevin Sullivan Dick Murdoch defeated Hillbilly Tooter NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane fought Sting & Jimmy Garvin to a 30-minute time-limit draw Road Warrior Hawk & Paul Ellering fought Sting & Jimmy Garvin to a draw Road Warrior Hawk & Paul Ellering defeated the Powers of Pain NWA US Champion Dusty Rhodes, Lex Luger, & Barry Windham defeated NWA World Champion Ric Flair, NWA Tag Team Champions Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard

JCP @ Inglewood, CA - Great Western Forum - February 17, 1988 Ricky Santana defeated the Hurricane Kid Dick Murdoch defeated Billy Anderson NWA Tag Team Champion Arn Anderson defeated Tim Patterson NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane fought Sting & Jimmy Garvin to a 30-minute time-limit draw Road Warrior Hawk & Paul Ellering defeated the Powers of Pain in a ladder match NWA US Champion Dusty Rhodes defeated NWA Western States Heritage Champion Larry Zbyzsko Lex Luger & Barry Windham defeated NWA World Champion Ric Flair & NWA Tag Team Champion Tully Blanchard via disqualification

JCP @ Sioux City, IA - Municipal Auditorium - February 18, 1988 (2,750; sell out) Dick Murdoch defeated JT the Spider Larry Zbyzsko defeated Richard Starling NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane fought Jimmy Garvin & Ricky Santana to a 20-minute draw in a non-title match Barry Windham pinned NWA Tag Team Champion Tully Blanchard Sting, Road Warrior Hawk, & Paul Ellering defeated Paul Jones & the Powers of Pain at 17:13 when Ellering pinned Jones Lex Luger pinned NWA Tag Team Champion Arn Anderson at 22:18 NWA World Champion Ric Flair defeated NWA US Champion Dusty Rhodes via disqualification at 33:55; Rhodes initially won the match and title with a clothesline but the decision was changed because Rhodes hit the referee earlier in the match

JCP @ Richmond, VA - Coliseum - February 19, 1988 Television taping: Included NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane

JCP @ Hillsville, VA - February 19, 1988 (900) The Italian Stallion defeated John Savage Chris Champion defeated Gladiator #1 Ron Simmons defeated the Terminator (Marc Laurinidas) Jimmy Valiant pinned Black Bart at the 4-minute mark Ron Garvin pinned Dick Murdoch Brad Armstrong & Tim Horner defeated the Sheepherders via disqualification when the Sheepherders used their flag as a weapon

JCP @ Atlanta, GA - WTBS Studios - February 1988 World Championship Wrestling - 2/20/88: NWA TV Champion Mike Rotundo & Rick Steiner vs. Thompson & McGyver Shane Douglas vs. Thunderfoot #2 Ron Simmons vs. David Isley Eddie Gilbert vs. George South Larry Zbyzsko vs. Trent Knight The Powers of Pain & Ivan Koloff vs. Mike Jackson, the Raider, & Atkinson NWA Tag Team Champions Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard vs. Stevens & Tony Suber Lex Luger & Barry Windham vs. Collie & Jay Ricky Santana vs. Keith Steinborn The Jive Tones vs. Martin & Bob Riddle World Championship Wrestling Sunday Edition - 2/21/88 - featured Tony Schiavone on commentary; included Schiavone conducting an opening interview with Paul Jones, NWA Six Man Tag Team Champions Ivan Koloff & the Powers of Pain regarding their win over NWA US Champion Dusty Rhodes & the Road Warriors and facing them the following week in Greensboro; featured a video promoting the Starrcade 87 home video; included Schiavone conducting an interview with NWA World Champion Ric Flair & JJ Dillon regarding the six man tag team match the following week at the Omni; featured Schiavone conducting an interview with Sting regarding Flair: Shane Douglas & Ricky Santana defeated Mike Jackson & Alan Martin at 3:57 when Douglas pinned Martin with the belly to belly suplex; during the bout, it was noted NWA US Champion Dusty Rhodes, Ole Anderson, & Lex Luger would face NWA World Champion Ric Flair, NWA Tag Team Champions Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard the following week at the Omni and Magnum TA would be in the corner of Rhodes' team while JJ Dillon would be in the corner of the Horsemen; following the bout, Jim Ross conducted an interview with Douglas & Santana regarding the youth movement, the upcoming Crockett Cup, and Douglas working with Magnum Lex Luger & Barry Windham defeated David Isley & Larry Stephens at 3:16 when Windham pinned Isley with a lariat; during the match, it was noted Windham would challenge NWA Western States Heritage Champion Larry Zbyszko later that night at the Nassau Coliseum; it was also announced that the site of the 1988 Crockett Cup would be announced the following Saturday; after the contest, Schiavone conducted a ringside interview with Luger & Windham regarding NWA Tag Team Champions Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard and Luger teaming with Rhodes the following week at the Omni against the Horsemen NWA Tag Team Champions Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard (w/ JJ Dillon) defeated Curtis Thompson & George South at 5:23 when Anderson pinned South following the gordbuster; following the commercial break, Schiavone conducted an interview with Dillon, Anderson & Blanchard regarding next week's show at the Omni Kevin Sullivan & NWA Florida Heavyweight Champion Rick Steiner (w/ NWA TV Champion Mike Rotunda) defeated Tony Suber & Ryan Wagner at 2:10 when Sullivan scored the pin following the double stomp; following the match, Schiavone conducted an interview with the Varsity Club regarding NWA US Champion Dusty Rhodes NWA TV Champion Mike Rotunda (w/ Kevin Sullivan & NWA Florida Heavyweight Champion Rick Steiner) pinned Steve Adkinson with the butterfly suplex at 1:09 NWA Western States Heritage Champion Larry Zbyszko (w/ Baby Doll) pinned Barry Collie with a neckbreaker at the 41-second mark; following the match, Schiavone conducted an interview with Zbyszko & Baby Doll regarding the NWA US Champion Dusty Rhodes

JPC @ Charleston, WV - Civic Center - February 20, 1988

JCP @ Norfolk, VA - Scope - February 20, 1988 (8,000) Tiger Conway pinned Mark Fleming Misty Blue defeated Linda Dallas Shane Douglas pinned Pez Whatley Rick Steiner defeated Kendall Windham Larry Zbyzsko pinned Sting after Baby Doll hit Sting with her high heel shoe NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane defeated Barry Windham & Jimmy Garvin after Kevin Sullivan interfered NWA US Champion Dusty Rhodes, Lex Luger, & Ole Anderson (w/ Magnum TA) defeated NWA World Champion Ric Flair, NWA Tag Team Champions Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard when Luger pinned Anderson after hitting him with Magnum TA's baseball bat

JCP @ Charlotte, NC - Coliseum - February 21, 1988 (matinee)

JCP @ Long Island, NY - Nassau Coliseum - February 21, 1988 NWA US Tag Team Champion Stan Lane fought Ron Simmons to a 20-minute time-limit draw Misty Blue pinned Linda Dallas NWA US Tag Team Champion Bobby Eaton pinned Ricky Santana Sting fought NWA TV Champion Mike Rotundo to a draw Ron Garvin defeated Kevin Sullivan Barry Windham defeated NWA Western States Heritage Champion Larry Zbyzsko via count-out Road Warrior Hawk & Paul Ellering defeated the Powers of Pain in a $50,000 ladder match after an injured Road Warrior Animal interfered NWA US Champion Dusty Rhodes & Lex Luger defeated NWA World Champion Ric Flair & NWA Tag Team Champion Tully Blanchard via disqualification after JJ Dillon hit Luger with his shoe

JCP @ Poughkeepsie, NY - Mid-Hudson Civic Center - February 22, 1988 Florida Heavyweight Champion Rick Steiner defeated Steve Flemming NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane defeated Ron Garvin & Ron Simmons

JCP @ Savannah, GA - Civic Center - February 23, 1988

JCP @ Asbury Park, NJ - Convention Hall - February 23, 1988

JCP @ Elizabeth, NJ - February 23, 1988 The show was cancelled due to almost no advance sales Barry Windham vs. NWA Western States Heritage Champion Larry Zbyzsko Was to also feature NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane

JCP @ Akron, OH - James Rhodes Arena - February 25, 1988

- 2/26/88: NWA World Champion Ric Flair's son Reid was born.

JCP @ Cincinnati, OH - Cincinnati Gardens - February 26, 1988 (3,500) Television taping - 3/12: Sting defeated the Terminator at the 15-second mark Barry Windham defeated NWA TV Champion Mike Rotundo via disqualification when Rick Steiner and Kevin Sullivan interfered; after the bout, Lex Luger made the save Lex Luger & Ole Anderson defeated NWA Tag Team Champions Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard (w/ JJ Dillon) via disqualification when Dillon interfered NWA World Champion Ric Flair (w/ JJ Dillon) pinned Sting at 17:00 after Dillon hit the challenger with his shoe

JCP @ Atlanta, GA - WTBS Studios - February 27, 1988 (matinee) World Championship Wrestling - 2/27/88: Sting vs. John Savage Shane Douglas & Ricky Santana vs. Cruel Connection The Sheepherders vs. Brad Armstrong & Tim Horner NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane defeated Curtis Thompson & Cody Starr Lex Luger & Barry Windham defeated Gene Ligon & Rick Orasi Ron & Jimmy Garvin defeated David Isley & Paul Lee NWA 6-Man Tag Team Champions the Powers of Pain & Ivan Koloff defeated Joe Cruz, Mike Jackson, & Allen Martin Ron Simmons pinned Ryan Wagner NWA TV Champion Mike Rotundo & Rick Steiner defeated Trent Knight & Gary Phelps NWA Tag Team Champions Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard defeated Barry Collie & Tony Suber Larry Zbyzsko vs. Max McGyver World Championship Wrestling Sunday Edition - 2/28/88: Tim Horner & Brad Armstrong defeated Curtis Thompson & Bob Emory NWA Tag Team Champions Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard defeated Trent Knight & Gary Phelps Lex Luger defeated Cruel Connection #1 via submission with the Torture Rack Pez Whatley & Tiger Conway Jr. defeated Tony Suber & David Isley Barry Windham pinned Cruel Connection #2 Black Bart pinned Gene Legion

JCP @ Greensboro, NC - Coliseum - February 27, 1988 (10,000) Upper deck seats were $5 Ricky Santana pinned Black Bart Jimmy Valiant pinned John Savage Brad Armstrong & Tim Horner defeated the Sheepherders when Armstrong pinned Luke Williams Jimmy Garvin pinned Kevin Sullivan at the 5-minute mark Ron Garvin pinned Ivan Koloff Sting defeated Larry Zybzsko via disqualification when Baby Doll interfered Barry Windham defeated NWA TV Champion Mike Rotundo via disqualification when Rick Steiner and Kevin Sullivan interfered; after the bout, Jimmy Garvin made the save Road Warrior Hawk & Paul Ellering defeated the Powers of Pain in a ladder match at the 4-minute mark after both Ivan Koloff and Road Warrior Animal, wearing a protective face mask, interfered NWA US Champion Dusty Rhodes, Lex Luger, & Ole Anderson defeated NWA World Champion Ric Flair, NWA Tag Team Champions Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard at the 12-minute mark

JCP @ Atlanta, GA - Omni - February 28, 1988 (7,300) Upper deck seats were $5 Ricky Santana pinned Black Bart at 3:17 Rick Steiner pinned the Italian Stallion at 6:44 The Jive Tones defeated Ron Simmons & Kendall Windham at 10:33 when Pez Whatley pinned Simmons NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane defeated Jimmy & Ron Garvin at 9:40 after Kevin Sullivan interfered and hit Jimmy in the back of the head with a spike Sting defeated Larry Zbyzsko via disqualification at 7:19 when Baby Doll interfered; prior to the bout, Sting grabbed the mic and called Zbyzsko an "asshole," with the crowd then chanting that throughout the match Barry Windham defeated NWA TV Champion Mike Rotunda via disqualification at 12:50 when Rick Steiner interfered; after the bout, Jimmy Garvin made the save against Rotunda, Steiner, and Kevin Sullivan Road Warrior Hawk & Paul Ellering fought the Powers of Pain to a double disqualification at 14:35 after both Ivan Koloff and Road Warrior Animal, wearing a protective mask, interfered NWA US Champion Dusty Rhodes, Lex Luger, & Ole Anderson defeated NWA World Champion Ric Flair, NWA Tag Team Champions Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard at 17:58 after Luger hit Anderson with a baseball bat given to him by Magnum TA

JCP @ Atlanta, GA - WTBS Studios - March 2, 1988 World Championship Wrestling - 3/5/88: Shane Douglas pinned Gene Ligon NWA TV Champion Mike Rotundo pinned Ricky Santana Barry Windham pinned Gary Phelps NWA Western States Heritage Champion Larry Zbyszko pinned Randy Hogan Shaska Whatley & Tiger Conway Jr. defeated Keith Steinborn & Ryan Wagner Kevin Sullivan & Rick Steiner defeated Allen Martin & Steve Atkinson The Road Warriors defeated Rick Orasi & Bob Riddle Tony Suber pinned the Super Destroyer NWA World Champion Ric Flair, NWA Tag Team Champions Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard defeated Mike Jackson, Trent Knight, & Rocky King World Championship Wrestling Sunday Edition - 3/6/88: Lex Luger & Barry Windham defeated Alan Martin & Randy Hogan Shaska Whatley & Tiger Conway Jr. defeated Rocky King & Bob Riddle NWA Tag Team Champions Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard defeated Tony Suber & Gene Legion Rick Steiner pinned an unknown Ricky Santana pinned Curtis Thompson NWA Western States Heritage Champion Larry Zbyszko pinned Cody Starr

JCP @ Harrisonburg, VA - High School - March 3, 1988 George South vs. the Terminator Ron Simmons vs. John Savage Shane Douglas vs. Black Bart Jimmy Valiant vs. the Big Green Machine Ron Garvin vs. Ivan Koloff Barry Windham vs. NWA Western States Heritage Champion Larry Zbyszko

JCP @ Pittsburgh, PA - Civic Arena - March 4, 1988 (3,000) The Green Machine defeated the Italian Stallion Jimmy Valiant defeated Jerry Jackson Chris Champion defeated Pez Whatley Ricky Santana fought Ivan Koloff to a draw The Lightning Express defeated the Sheepherders Lex Luger & Ole Anderson defeated NWA Tag Team Champions Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard via disqualification The Road Warriors defeated the Powers of Pain in a streetfight

JCP @ Houston, TX - Sam Houston Coliseum - March 4, 1988 (3,000) Linda Dallas won a women's battle royal Kendall Windham fought Black Bart to a draw Shane Douglas defeated Tiger Conway Ron Simmons defeated Rick Steiner Barry Windham defeated NWA TV Champion Mike Rotundo via disqualification NWA US Champion Dusty Rhodes defeated Larry Zybzsko via disqualification NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane defeated Jimmy & Ron Garvin NWA World Champion Ric Flair defeated Sting

Worldwide - 3/5/88: NWA TV Champion Mike Rotundo pinned an unknown Sting defeated an unknown via submission with the Scorpion Deathlock NWA 6-Man Tag Team Champions Ivan Koloff & the Powers of Pain defeated George South & two unknowns Pez Whatley & Tiger Conway Jr. defeated two unknowns NWA Western States Heritage Champion Larry Zbyszko pinned an unknown Lex Luger & Ole Anderson defeated NWA World Champion Ric Flair & NWA Tag Team Champion Tully Blanchard in a steel cage match when Luger pinned Blanchard with a roll up; after the bout, JJ Dillon and NWA Tag Team Champion Arn Anderson attacked Luger & Ole until Dusty Rhodes made the save

JCP @ Louisville, KY - Convention Center - March 5, 1988 Television taping: Worldwide - 3/12/88: Lex Luger & Barry Windham defeated the Terminator & Tony Suber NWA TV Champion Mike Rotundo & Rick Steiner defeated Barry Collie & Max McGyver Ron Simmons pinned an unknown NWA Western States Heritage Champion Larry Zbyszko pinned an unknown Shane Douglas pinned Rick Orasi Sting defeated an unknown via submission with the Scorpion Deathlock NWA Tag Team Champions Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard defeated two unknowns The Powers of Pain defeated Curtis Thompson & an unknown

JCP @ Raleigh, NC - March 6, 1988 Chris Champion defeated Pez Whatley Ivan Koloff defeated Tommy Angel Black Bart defeated the Italian Stallion The Green Machine defeated Jimmy Valiant Ron Simmons defeated Tiger Conway Jr. Jimmy & Ron Garvin defeated NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane via disqualification The Road Warriors defeated the Powers of Pain in a streetfight

JCP @ St. Louis, MO - Arena - March 6, 1988

JCP @ Baltimore, MD - Arena - March 10, 1988 Shane Douglas defeated Black Bart Rick Steiner defeated Kendall Windham Ricky Santana defeated Gary Royal Jimmy Garvin defeated NWA TV Champion Mike Rotundo via disqualification Lex Luger & Barry Windham defeated NWA Tag Team Champions Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard via disqualification The Road Warriors defeated the Powers of Pain in a ladder match NWA World Champion Ric Flair defeated Sting

World Championship Wrestling - 3/12/88: The Road Warriors vs. Keith Steinborn & Phelps Shaska Whatley & Tiger Conway Jr. vs. Gene Ligon & King NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane vs. Thompson & Knight Ricky Stanana vs. Bob Riddle Lex Luger vs. Dal Laperouse The Powers of Pain vs. Orasi & Randy Hogan NWA TV Champion Mike Rotundo vs. Jimmy Garvin NWA Tag Team Champions Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard vs. Atkinson & Spearman Rick Steiner vs. Gary Royal

JCP @ Norfolk, VA - Scope - March 12, 1988 Television taping: NWA Tag Team Champions Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard defeated Lex Luger & Barry Windham NWA US Champion Dusty Rhodes defeated Larry Zbyzsko Pro: Sting defeated NWA World Champion Ric Flair (w/ JJ Dillon) via disqualification at around the 12-minute mark when Dillon threw referee Gene Ligon into the ringpost as Flair was caught in the Scorpion Deathlock, with NWA Tag Team Champion Arn Anderson coming out to attack Sting until Lex Luger & Barry Windham appeared; moments later, the ring filled with wrestlers as Anderson helped Flair to the floor; after the commercial break, Flair was helped backstage Pro - 3/26/88 - featured Jim Ross & Bob Caudle on commentary; included Tony Schiavone as the ring announcer: Bobby Fulton & Tommy Rogers defeated NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane (w/ Jim Cornette) in a non-title match at around the 27-minute mark when Fulton pinned Eaton with the Rocket Launcher after Eaton failed to hit the move himself (Fulton & Rogers' debut)

JCP @ Columbus, OH - Fairgrounds Coliseum - March 13, 1988 (matinee) Shane Douglas & Ricky Santana defeated NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane via disqualification

JCP @ Atlanta, GA - WTBS Studios - March 1988 World Championship Wrestling Sunday Edition - 3/13/88 - featured Tony Schiavone on commentary; included Schiavone conducting an interview with Jimmy Garvin, with Precious, regarding the attack he recently sustained at the hands of Kevin Sullivan, NWA TV Champion Mike Rotunda, & Rick Steiner, called out the Varsity Club, and said someone was going to get hurt; featured a graphic advertising the Clash of the Champions; included an ad promoting the Starrcade 87 home video; featured Schiavone conducting an interview with Paul Jones & NWA Six-Man Tag Team Champions the Powers of Pain regarding their & Ivan Koloff's barbed wire match against NWA US Champion Dusty Rhodes & the Road Warriors as part of the Clash of the Champions, with Jones saying he didn't have proper time to train his men against barbed wire but that the Powers of Pain had taken more from the Road Warriors than any other team; included Schiavone conducting an interview with Paul Ellering & the Road Warriors, Animal's face covered in a mask, regarding the upcoming barbed wire match; featured a vignette promoting the debut of the Fantastics; included an ad promoting the Clash of the Champions hotline; included an ad promoting the Clash of the Champions, focusing around the Rhodes & Road Warriors vs. Koloff & Powers of Pain match; featured Schiavone conducting an interview with NWA World Champion Ric Flair regarding his match with Sting as part of the Clash, during which Flair noted Lex Luger & Barry Windham would face NWA Tag Team Champions Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard: Shaska Whatley & Tiger Conway Jr. defeated Tony Suber & Ryan Wagner at 3:02 when Whatley pinned Wagner following a double Russian legsweep; during the bout, it was noted the Top 10 seeds for the Crockett Cup would be announced during the upcoming Clash of the Champions NWA TV Champion Mike Rotunda & Florida Heavyweight Champion Rick Steiner (w/ Kevin Sullivan) defeated Gary Phelps & Rocky King at 2:28 when Rotunda pinned Phelps following the butterfly suplex; moments later, Tony Schiavone conducted a ringside interview with the Varsity Club regarding Jimmy Garvin & Precious and dominating the NWA Lex Luger defeated Alan Martin at 2:10 via submission with the Torture Rack Ricky Santana pinned Gary Royal at 3:59 with a splash off the top after Royal missed a reverse crossbody off the top NWA Tag Team Champions Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard (w/ JJ Dillon) defeated Trent Knight & Gene Ligon at 3:19 when Anderson pinned Knight following the gordbuster; during the bout, Schiavone said Baby Doll would soon reveal the photos regarding NWA US Champion Dusty Rhodes that she has thus far kept to herself; Dillon was wired with a mic for the match so the fans could hear his encouragement and comments directed at the champions; after the match, Schiavone conducted a ringside interview with Dillon, Anderson, & Blanchard regarding their title defense at the Clash against Luger & Windham and the upcoming Crockett Cup NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane (w/ Jim Cornette) defeated Randy Hogan & Steve Atkinson at 3:17 when Lane pinned Hogan following the flapjack; Cornette was wired with a mic for the match, giving the fans a chance to hear his comments at ringside; Cornette also briefly joined Schiavone on commentary for the bout; after the contest, Schiavone conducted an interview with Cornette, Eaton & Lane in which Cornette said no one wanted them as the #1 seed in the Crockett Cup because all the other teams were scared of them for their 10-month reign as US tag team champions

JCP @ Atlanta, GA - Omni - March 13, 1988 NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane defeated Brad Armstrong & Tim Horner

JCP @ Atlanta, GA - WTBS Studios - March 14, 1988 Television taping

JCP @ Reno, NV - Lawlor Events Center - March 15, 1988

JCP @ Columbia, SC - Township Auditorium - March 15, 1988 NWA US Tag Team Champion Stan Lane defeated Shane Douglas NWA US Champion Dusty Rhodes defeated NWA US Tag Team Champion Bobby Eaton

JCP @ San Francisco, CA - Civic Auditorium - March 16, 1988 (4,500) George Wells fought Earthquake Ferris to a no contest Rick Steiner defeated Rex Farmer Larry Zbyzsko defeated Jimmy Garvin Lex Luger & Barry Windham defeated NWA Tag Team Champions Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard via disqualification The Road Warriors defeated the Powers of Pain NWA World Champion Ric Flair defeated Sting

JCP @ Inglewood, CA - Great Western Forum - March 17, 1988 Mando Guerrero fought Tony Rocco to a 10-minute time-limit draw Rick Steiner pinned Pistol Pete Larry Zbyzsko pinned Ron Garvin NWA TV Champion Mike Rotundo fought Jimmy Garvin to a 30-minute time-limit draw Lex Luger & Barry Windham defeated NWA Tag Team Champions Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard via disqualification The Road Warriors defeated the Powers of Pain in a lumberjack match NWA World Champion Ric Flair defeated Sting

JCP @ Cincinnati, OH - Cincinnati Gardens - March 18, 1988 Television taping: NWA Tag Team Champions Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard defeated Lex Luger & Barry Windham via disqualification when Magnum TA interfered with a baseball bat

World Championship Wrestling - 3/19/88: NWA TV Champion Mike Rotundo & Rick Steiner vs. Keith Stienborn & Wagner Shane Douglas vs. Barry Collie Sting vs. Joe Cruz The Powers of Pain vs. Bob Riddle & Max McGyver Ron Simmons vs. Trent Knight The Road Warriors vs. Atkinson & El Negro Lex Luger vs. Andrew Bellamy Al Perez vs. Tony Suber NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane vs. Mike Jackson & Martin

JCP @ Chicago, IL - UIC Pavilion - March 19, 1988 Ivan Koloff pinned Shane Douglas Rick Steiner pinned Kendall Windham NWA Tag Team Champion Arn Anderson fought Barry Windham to a double disqualification NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane defeated Jimmy & Ron Garvin when Eaton pinned Jim Lex Luger defeated NWA Tag Team Champion Tully Blanchard NWA US Champion Dusty Rhodes defeated NWA TV Champion Mike Rotundo (w/ Kevin Sullivan) via disqualification in a title vs. title match NWA World Champion Ric Flair pinned Sting The Road Warriors defeated the Powers of Pain in a lumberjack streetfight

JCP @ St. Louis, MO - March 1988 Kendall Windham pinned Johnny Ace Shane Douglas defeated Mr. Missouri Ricky Santana fought Rick Steiner to a 20-minute time-limit draw Brad Armstrong & Tim Horner defeated the Sheepherders NWA US Champion Dusty Rhodes defeated NWA TV Champion Mike Rotundo via disqualification when Kevin Sullivan interfered Lex Luger & Barry Windham defeated NWA Tag Team Champions Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard via disqualification NWA World Champion Ric Flair defeated Sting after JJ Dillon interfered

JCP @ Charleston, WV - Civic Center Coliseum - March 20, 1988 (matinee) (3,000) Rick Steiner pinned Kendall Windham NWA US Tag Team Champion Stan Lane fought Shane Douglas to a draw Pez Whatley, Tiger Conway, & the Green Machine defeated Jimmy Valiant, Chris Champion, & the Italian Stallion Lex Luger & Barry Windham defeated JJ Dillon (sub. for NWA Tag Team Champion Arn Anderson) & NWA Tag Team Champion Tully Blanchard NWA TV Champion Mike Rotundo pinned Jimmy Garvin after Kevin Sullivan interfered Dusty Rhodes pinned NWA US Tag Team Champion Bobby Eaton

JCP @ Peoria, IL - Civic Center - March 20, 1988 (matinee) Larry Cameron defeated Johnny Love Steve Regal defeated Spike Huber Ron Garvin defeated Ivan Koloff The Road Warriors defeated the Powers of Pain via disqualification NWA World Champion Ric Flair defeated Sting

JCP @ Atlanta, GA - WTBS Studios - March 1988 World Championship Wrestling: Sunday Edition - 3/20/88 - the last episode; featured Tony Schiavone on commentary; included Schiavone conducting an interview with Sting regarding his upcoming match with NWA World Champion Ric Flair the following week during the Clash of the Champions, with JJ Dillon suspended above the ring in a cage; featured an ad for Starrcade 87 on home video; included an ad promoting the Clash; featured Schiavone conducting an interview with Kevin Sullivan, NWA TV Champion Mike Rotunda, & Florida Heavyweight Champion Rick Steiner in which Sullivan discussed Dusty Rhodes, Barry Windham, Jimmy Garvin, and Lex Luger: The Road Warriors (w/ Paul Ellering) defeated Keith Steinborn & Gene Miller at the 17-second mark when Road Warrior Animal pinned Miller following a clothesline; Animal wore a protective face mask for the match; after the bout, Tony Schiavone conducted an interview with Ellering & the Road Warriors regarding their barbed wire match with NWA US Champion Dusty Rhodes against Ivan Koloff & the Powers of Pain as part of the Clash of the Champions Tommy Rogers & Bobby Fulton defeated Max McGyver & Alan Martin at 5:28 when Rogers scored the pin following the Rocket Launcher; after the commercial break, Schiavone conducted a ringside interview with Rogers & Fulton regarding the attack they sustained the previous day at the hands of NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane and facing them as part of the Clash of the Champions NWA Six-Man Tag Team Champions Ivan Koloff & the Powers of Pain (w/ Paul Jones) defeated Joe Cruz, Trent Knight, & David Isley at 6:42 when Koloff pinned Isley after coming off the top with a blow to Isley's throat as Warlord held Isley above his head; following the commercial break, Schiavone conducted an interview with Jones, alongside his men, in which Jones said the Powers of Pain should be seeded #1 in the Crockett Cup and that the Road Warriors might not even make it to the tournament after the upcoming barbed wire match at the Clash of the Champions Lex Luger & Barry Windham defeated Bob Riddle & Big Bear Collie at 3:19 when Windham pinned Riddle following the lariat; after the bout, Schiavone conducted a ringside interview with Luger & Windham regarding their upcoming match at the Clash against NWA Tag Team Champions Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard and being part of the Crockett Cup; during the segment, Luger responded to Kevin Sullivan's comments made earlier in the show and said he also wanted a piece of NWA World Champion Ric Flair NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane (w/ Jim Cornette) defeated Ryan Wagner & Steve Atkinson at 3:12 when Eaton scored the pin following the Rocket Launcher; Cornette was wired with a mic for the match, giving fans the opportunity to listen to his comments from ringside; Cornette joined Schiavone on commentary for the majority of the bout; after the match, Schiavone conducted an interview with Cornette, alongside Eaton & Lane, regarding the challenge of Tommy Rogers & Bobby Fulton Al Perez (w/ Gary Hart) defeated Andrew Bellamy via submission with the spinning toe hold at 2:35; after the bout, Schiavone conducted a ringside interview with Hart & Perez regarding Perez's arrival to the NWA, during which Hart said he wanted Perez to have a title shot against NWA US Champion Dusty Rhodes and that Perez would team with Larry Zbyszko as part of the Crockett Cup

JCP @ Charlotte, NC - Coliseum - March 20, 1988 Television taping: NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane defeated Shane Douglas & Ricky Santana

JCP @ Sumter, SC - March 22, 1988

JCP @ Raleigh, NC - Dorton Arena - March 25, 1988 Television taping

JCP @ Richmond, VA - Coliseum - March 26, 1988 (2,000) Tiger Conway pinned Kendall Windham Ricky Santana pinned Shaska Whatley Steve Williams & Ron Garvin defeated Kevin Sullivan & Rick Steiner when Williams pinned Steiner NWA TV Champion Mike Rotundo fought Nikita Koloff to a draw Bobby Fulton & Tommy Rogers defeated NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane via disqualification NWA US Champion Dusty Rhodes pinned Larry Zbyzsko NWA World Champion Ric Flair pinned Sting

JCP @ Atlanta, GA - WTBS Studios - March 1988 World Championship Wrestling - 3/26/88 - featured David Crockett conducting an interview with Magnum TA, with a baseball bat, in which he spoke about his I Quit win over Tully Blanchard at Starrcade 85; moments later, Blanchard appeared, with Barry Windham then following to protect Magnum; in the ensuing melee, NWA US Champion Dusty Rhodes appeared after Magnum was bloodied, hit Blanchard with the bat, and struck Jim Crockett; moments later, Jim Ross, Paul Boesch, Tony Schiavone came to Crockett's aid while Sting, Bobby Fulton & Tommy Rogers appeared and pulled Rhodes off Blanchard; the incident later saw Rhodes stripped of the title and suspended for 120 days: The Sheepherders vs. Bowman & Wagner Bobby Fulton & Tommy Rogers vs. Gene Ligon & Atkinson NWA TV Champion Mike Rotundo & Rick Steiner vs. Tommy Angel & the Italian Stallion Ron Simmons vs. David Diamond Sting vs. Max McGyver NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane vs. Kendall Windham & Collie The Big Green Machine vs. El Negro Jimmy Garvin & Shane Douglas vs. Mike Jackson & Pritts

- 3/27/88: The WWF booked the Omni in Atlanta for a closed-circuit airing of WrestleMania IV.

Clash of the Champions - Greensboro, NC - Coliseum - March 27, 1988 (6,000) Shown live on TBS - included opening comments from Tony Schiavone & Bob Caudle, with the announcement that the board of directors would be meeting to discuss the incident the previous day involving NWA US Champion Dusty Rhodes, Magnum TA, and David Crockett; featured Jim Ross & Schiavone on commentary: NWA TV Champion Mike Rotunda (w/ Kevin Sullivan) pinned Jimmy Garvin (w/ Precious) in an amateur wrestling match; the match was scheduled for 3 5-minute rounds in which a one count would be sufficient for a pinfall; Rotunda pinned Garvin at the 55-second mark of the second round with a roll up after Garvin went after Sullivan on the apron, after setting Rotunda up for the brainbuster, after Sullivan grabbed Precious; after the match, Garvin hit the brainbuster on the champion until he was attacked by Rick Steiner, with Precious then hitting Steiner with a 2x4 and choking Sullivan with a coat hanger NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane (w/ Jim Cornette) defeated Bobby Fulton & Tommy Rogers via reverse decision at 10:19; during the bout, Jim Ross announced that stand-by matches scheduled for later in the show included Shane Douglas vs. NWA Western States Heritage Champion Larry Zbyzsko and Ricky Santana vs. Rick Steiner; the challengers originally won the match and titles when Fulton pinned Eaton with a Rocket Launcher, with replacement referee Tommy Young counting the pinfall, but the initial referee Randy Anderson changed the call because he had been thrown over the top by Fulton earlier in the match; after the contest, the champions whipped Fulton with a leater strap and Cornette hit Young with his tennis racquet NWA US Champion Dusty Rhodes & the Road Warriors defeated Ivan Koloff & the Powers of Pain (w/ Paul Jones) in a non-sanctioned barbed wire match when Road Warrior Animal pinned the Warlord at around the 4-minute mark after hitting a powerslam and the Barbarian accidentally hitting his partner with a diving headbutt when Animal moved out of the way; Animal wore a protective mask for the match to protect an eye injury sustained at the hands of the Powers of Pain but the POP removed the mask after the match and assaulted him until Rhodes made the save; the ring ropes were wrapped in barbed wire for the match (American Dream: The Dusty Rhodes Story) Lex Luger & Barry Windham defeated NWA Tag Team Champions Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard (w/ JJ Dillon) to win the titles at 9:33 when Luger pinned Anderson after throwing him into the corner, with Anderson hitting a steel chair held in the corner by Dillon (Ric Flair & the 4 Horsemen, Legends of Wrestling) Sting fought NWA World Champion Ric Flair (w/ JJ Dillon) to a 45-minute time-limit draw at 39:14; during the bout, Dillon was suspended above the ring in a shark cage; Sandy Scott, Gary Juster, and 1988 Penthouse Pet of the Year Patty Mullen served as judges for the match, with Scott ruling it a draw, Juster voting for Sting, and Mullen voting for Flair; Jason Hervey, of "The Wonder Years," and Ken Osmond, Eddie Haskel of "The New Leave it to Beaver," sat ringside with the judges (Nature Boy Ric Flair: The Definitive Collection)

JCP @ Greenville, SC - Memorial Auditorium - March 28, 1988

JCP @ Columbia, SC - Township Auditorium - March 29, 1988 Shane Douglas pinned Doug Savage Chris Champion fought the Terminator to a draw Ricky Santana defeated Johnny Ace Black Bart defeated the Italian Stallion Arn Anderson pinned Kendall Windham Ron & Jimmy Garvin defeated NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane via disqualification NWA Tag Team Champion Lex Luger pinned Tully Blanchard, despite interference from JJ Dillon

JCP @ Atlanta, GA - WTBS Studios - March 1988 World Championship Wrestling - 4/2/88: Bobby Fulton & Tommy Rogers vs. Keith Steinborn & Martin Sting vs. Barry Collie The Sheepherders vs. Stevens & King Arn Anderson vs. Art Pritts The Road Warriors vs. Joe Cruz & El Negro Ron & Jimmy Garvin vs. Atkinson & Wagner Al Perez vs. Mike Jackson NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane vs. Trent Knight & Tony Suber Kevin Sullivan, NWA TV Champion Mike Rotundo, & Rick Steiner vs. Riddle, Davis, & George South Ivan Koloff vs. Curtis Thompson

JCP @ Spartanburg, SC - Memorial Auditorium - March 31, 1988 The Main Event taping: 4/3/88 - debut episode - included Jim Ross as the guest ring announcer; featured Tony Schiavone on commentary; included a backstage promo by NWA World Champion Ric Flair, Arn Anderson, Tully Blanchard, & JJ Dillon regarding their scheduled match later in the show against Sting, NWA Tag Team Champions Lex Luger & Barry Windham; featured a closing announcement that Windham would face Blanchard, Anderson would face Steve Williams, and the Warlord & the Barbarian would face Brad Armstrong & Tim Horner: The Road Warriors (w/ Paul Ellering) defeated NWA Western States Heritage Champion Larry Zbyzsko (w/ Baby Doll) & the Super Destroyer at 3:23 when Road Warrior Hawk pinned Destroyer following the Doomsday Device NWA US Champion Dusty Rhodes pinned Ivan Koloff (w/ Paul Jones) with a crossbody off the top at 6:38 after punching Jones on the floor; Kevin Sullivan cut an insert promo during the match regarding Rhodes (American Dream: The Dusty Rhodes Story) NWA World Champion Ric Flair, Arn Anderson, & Tully Blanchard (w/ JJ Dillon) defeated Sting, NWA Tag Team Champions Lex Luger & Barry Windham at around the 13-minute mark when Blanchard pinned Windham after repeatedly punching Windham in the face with a foreign object thrown in the ring by Dillon; during the match, Dillon cut an insert promo on the match and the suspension of Dusty Rhodes; Jim Ross joined Tony Schiavone on commentary for the match (The Rise and Fall of WCW) 4/10/88 - featured Tony Schiavone on commentary; included Jim Ross as the ring announcer; featured a split screen backstage segment in which NWA Tag Team Champion Barry Windham and Tully Blanchard discussed their upcoming match later in the show; included a closing announcement that Windham & Steve Williams would face Blanchard & Arn Anderson, Nikita Koloff would face Tiger Conway Jr., and the Sheepherders would be in action the following week: The Warlord & the Barbarian (w/ Paul Jones) defeated Tim Horner & the Italian Stallion (sub. for Brad Armstrong) at around the 5-minute mark when Barbarian pinned Stallion following a headbutt off the top Steve Williams fought Arn Anderson to a double count-out at 9:46 when both men began brawling on the floor and Anderson left ringside; NWA World Champion Ric Flair provided guest commentary for the match; after the contest, Flair and Williams had words, with Williams then challenging Flair to get in the ring and face him NWA Tag Team Champion Barry Windham pinned Tully Blanchard (w/ JJ Dillon) with a sunset flip into the ring at 15:34 after Arn Anderson and Steve Williams appeared ringside and brawled with each other; Jim Ross joined Tony Schiavone on commentary for the bout; during the match, Sting cut an insert promo in which he said he was targetting NWA World Champion Ric Flair; after the match, NWA US Champion Dusty Rhodes came out to congratulate Windham on the win

JCP @ Norfolk, VA - Scope - April 1, 1988 Tim Horner defeated Tiger Conway Jr. Pez Whatley defeated Mark Fleming Steve Williams defeated Rick Steiner NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane fought Tommy Rogers & Bobby Fulton to a draw Dusty Rhodes defeated NWA TV Champion Mike Rotundo via disqualification Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard defeated NWA Tag Team Champions Lex Luger & Barry Windham via disqualification NWA World Champion Ric Flair defeated Sting in a steel cage match after hitting him with a steel chair thrown in the ring by Arn Anderson, who appeared ringside early in the match with Tully Blanchard; after the bout, the Horsemen ganged up on Sting until Dusty Rhodes, Steve Williams, NWA Tag Team Champions Lex Luger & Barry Windham made the save

- Baby Doll was released.

JCP @ Atlanta, GA - Omni - April 3, 1988

JCP @ Long Island, NY - Nassau Coliseum - April 8, 1988 (4,500) Mighty Wilbur pinned the Terminator; during the bout, Wilbur reinjured his knee Ron Simmons pinned Johnny Ace Jimmy Valiant pinned the Green Machine (Bugsy McGraw) Brad Armstrong & Tim Horner defeated the Sheepherders after Johnny Ace accidentally hit Butch Miller with the flagpole Dick Murdoch pinned Shane Douglas NWA Tag Team Champions Lex Luger & Barry Windham defeated Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard via disqualification The Road Warriors defeated the Powers of Pain

JCP @ Atlanta, GA - WTBS Studios - April 1988 World Championship Wrestling - 4/9/88 - featured an opening clip highlighting the finish and aftermath of the Bobby Fulton & Tommy Rogers vs. NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane during the Clash of the Champions; included Jim Ross & Tony Schiavone on commentary; featured the announcement NWA US Champion Dusty Rhodes had been suspended for 120 days; included Schiavone conducting an interview with Road Warrior Animal & Paul Ellering, in which Animal responded to the ruling regarding Dusty Rhodes and said the Road Warriors were always available to help Rhodes; moments later, Ellering discussed the Road Warriors being part of the Crockett Cup; featured Schiavone conducting an interview with NWA Tag Team Champions Lex Luger & Barry Windham, during which Luger apologized for hogging last week's interview and put the spotlight on Windham; Windham then commented on Rhodes' suspension and being part of the Crockett Cup; moments later, it was noted Luger & Windham were seeded #6 in the tournament; included a vignette promoting the debut of the Midnight Rider, alongside Magnum TA; featured Schiavone conducting an interview with NWA World Champion Ric Flair, during which Flair said Rhodes would soon be gone from the NWA; included Ross conducting an interview with Jim Crockett Jr. regarding the suspension of Rhodes, which takes affect April 16 after his match the night before at the Boston Garden; moments later, Jim Cornette, Eaton & Lane interrupted, with Cornette saying Ray Charles could see the Midnight Rider was Rhodes and that Eaton & Lane would be facing Fulton & Rogers in Boston; Cornette then said he'd like to whip Rogers' mom and the fans but he didn't have the time to do that so he would instead whip Rogers & Fulton at every chance he gets: Bobby Fulton & Tommy Rogers defeated Bear Collie & Art Pritts at 5:07 when Rogers pinned Pritts following the Rocket Launcher; during the bout, it was noted Fulton & Rogers were the #7 seed in the Jim Crockett Sr. Memorial Cup; following the commercial break, Jim Ross conducted an interview with Fulton & Rogers regarding the attack they sustained from Jim Cornette at the Clash of the Champions and being part of the Crockett Cup, during which Rogers wished his dad a fast recovery NWA Western States Heritage Champion Larry Zbyszko & Al Perez (w/ Gary Hart) defeated Ricky Santana & Tommy Angel at 4:39 when Angel submitted to Perez's spinning toe hold; during the match, it was noted Santana would team with Shane Douglas during the Crockett Cup; following the commercial break, Tony Schiavone conducted an interview with Hart, Zbyszko, & Perez in which Hart said he had gone to the Board of Directors to reinstate Zbyszko's piledriver and then cut a promo on his team potentially facing Dusty Rhodes & Nikita Koloff during the Cup (Zbyszko & Perez's first match as a team) Steve Williams pinned Alan Martin with the Oklahoma Stampede at 2:29; during the match, it was noted Williams would team with Ron Simmons during the Crockett Cup Nikita Koloff pinned Ryan Wagner with the Russian Sickle at 1:54; after the match, Ross conducted a ringside interview with Koloff regarding the suspension of NWA US Champion Dusty Rhodes and their team no longer being part of the Crockett Cup; moments later, Koloff responded to Gary Hart's comments earlier in the show (Koloff's return match after a several week absence; his first appearance with hair) Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard (w/ JJ Dillon) defeated Kendall Windham & Mike Jackson at around the 1:45 mark when Anderson pinned Jackson with the DDT; after the match, Ross conducted an interview with Anderson, Blanchard, & Dillon regarding their participation in the Crockett Cup, during which Dillon argued about the coming debut of the Midnight Rider when he said he knew and everyone else knew it was Dusty Rhodes Sting defeated the Destroyer via submission with the Scorpion Deathlock at 1:11; during the match, it was noted Sting would team with Ron Garvin during the Crockett Cup and would have Magnum TA at ringside; after the match, Ross conducted an interview with Sting regarding the Cup and facing NWA World Champion Ric Flair; moments later, after being questioned about Rhodes' suspension, Sting said he would have done the same thing Rhodes did Ron Garvin pinned Bob Emory with the right hand punch at the 35-second mark NWA TV Champion Mike Rotundo & Kevin Sullivan (w/ Forida Heavyweight Champion Rick Steiner) defeated Tony Bowman & El Negro when Sullivan pinned Bowman with the double stop after Rotundo hit the butterfly suplex; during the match, it was noted Sullivan would face Jimmy Garvin in a Prince of Darkness match during the Crockett Cup; following the commercial break, Schiavone conducted an interview with Sullivan, Rotundo, & Steiner, during which Sullivan said he remembered the first time Dusty Rhodes became the Midnight Rider, and mentioned what happened to the likes of Angelo Mosca, Purple Haze, and Malachai the last time the Rider showed up; Sullivan then said he didn't like the Horsemen or Jim Cornette's group but they would have to work together to eliminate the Rider Dick Murdoch, NWA Six-Man Tag Team Champions the Powers of Pain (w/ Paul Jones) defeated the Italian Stallion, Tony Suber, & Larry Davis at 2:07 when Murdoch pinned Davis with the brainbuster; during the match, it was noted The Main Event would air the following Saturday morning due to Atlanta Braves baseball; after the match, Ross conducted an interview with Jones' men, during which Jones said he would have two teams in the Crockett Cup - Murdoch & Ivan Koloff as the #10 seed and the Powers of Pain as the #3 seed; Murdoch then said everyone - including Jim Crockett Sr. and Jim Barnett - knew the Midnight Rider was Dusty Rhodes

JCP @ Philadelphia, PA - Civic Center - April 9, 1988 (matinee) (4,000) Ron Simmons pinned the Terminator Jimmy Valiant fought the Green Machine to a draw The Road Warriors defeated the Powers of Pain when Road Warrior Animal pinned Barbarian after Paul Ellering tripped Barbarian as he was on the top rope Sting defeated Ric Flair via disqualification Ron Garvin fought Dick Murdoch to a double count-out Brad Armstrong & Tim Horner defeated the Sheepherders when Johnny Ace's interference backfired Steve Williams pinned Larry Zbyzsko at the 5-minute mark NWA Tag Team Champions Lex Luger & Barry Windham defeated Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard when Windham pinned Anderson

JCP @ Baltimore, MD - Arena - April 9, 1988 (9,000) Tiger Conway Jr. fought Chris Champion to a draw Shaska Whatley pinned the Italian Stallion Kevin Sullivan & Rick Steiner defeated Ricky Santana & Kendall Windham NWA TV Champion Mike Rotundo fought Nikita Koloff to a time-limit draw Bobby Fulton & Tommy Rogers defeated NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane via disqualification at the 42-minute mark The Powers of Pain & Ivan Koloff defeated Dusty Rhodes & the Road Warriors via disqualification NWA World Champion Ric Flair pinned Sting

JCP @ Roanoke, VA - Civic Center - April 10, 1988 (matinee) Television taping: Featured the Midnight Rider choking Tully Blanchard with a lasso

JCP @ Las Cruces, NM - Pan American Center - April 11, 1988

JCP @ Albuquerque, NM - Tingley Coliseum - April 12, 1988

JCP @ Greenwood, SC - April 14, 1988 The Main Event taping: 4/17/88 - featured Tony Schiavone & Peter Birkholz on commentary; included an opening announcement that Houston, TX would host the upcoming NWA US Title tournament; featured Jim Ross as the ring announcer; included footage of David Crockett conducting an interview with Dusty Rhodes in an empty arena regarding his 120-day suspension, during which Rhodes said he felt he did what he had to do and would be going home and training until he returned to action Aug. 14; Rhodes finished the interview by saying he was not the Midnight Rider but there was a little Midnight Rider in everyone; featured the announcement the Sheepherders would face Ricky Santana & Kendall Windham in a rematch the following week; included the announcement that Sting would be in action the following week and Nikita Koloff would face Al Perez: Ricky Santana & Kendall Windham defeated the Sheepherders (w/ Johnny Ace) via disqualification at 9:04 when Ace accidentally struck Luke Williams with the flag pole while trying to break a cover after Santana hit a crossbody off the top; after the bout, Butch Williams yelled at Ace for the mistake Nikita Koloff pinned Tiger Conway Jr. with the Russian Sickle immediately after Conway threw Koloff into the corner; during the bout, it was mentioned Dusty Rhodes would be in Houston, TX for the NWA US Title tournament, despite his suspension Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard (w/ JJ Dillon) fought Steve Williams & NWA Tag Team Champion Barry Windham to a time-limit draw at 14:23; both teams were fighting in and out of the ring when the match ended; after the bout, Williams & Windham fought off their opponents and cleared them from the ring 4/24/88 - featured Tony Schiavone & Peter Birkholz on commentary; included Jim Ross as the ring announcer; featured a backstage promo by JJ Dillon regarding the Midnight Rider in which he said he had been working behind the scenes with Jim Cornette, Gary Hart, and Kevin Sullivan to help rid the NWA of the Rider; Dillon then said if his men or the men of the other managers was to unmask the Rider as Dusty Rhodes then Rhodes' 120-day suspension would be extended to a year; included a closing segment in which Johnny Ace came ringside and told Schiavone he had a challenge for he, Ricky Santana, & Kendall Windham to face the Sheepherders & Rip Morgan the following week; it was also announced NWA Tag Team Champion Lex Luger & Sting would face NWA World Champion Ric Flair & Arn Anderson the next week: Sting pinned Shaska Whatley at 5:51 with a sunset flip into the ring Ricky Santana & Kendall Windham defeated the Sheepherders (w/ Johnny Ace) at 9:21 when Santana pinned Butch with a roll up after Butch and Ace fought over possession of the New Zealand flag; after the bout, Ace fought the Sheepherders until another man came out and helped triple team Ace; Santana & Windham eventually cleared the ring and tended to Ace; following the commercial break, the man's identity was revealed to be Rip Morgan, the Sheepherders' nephew (the surprise debut of Rip Morgan) Nikita Koloff defeated Al Perez (w/ Gary Hart) via disqualification at 14:08 when Hart assaulted Koloff with a foreign object after Koloff hit the Russian Sickle; after the bout, Perez repeatedly applied the spinning toe hold until Sting slid in the ring; moments later, Hart held Perez back as the referee tended to Koloff

- 4/15/88: Dusty Rhodes was stripped of the NWA US Title and suspended for 120 days after attacking Jim Crockett.

JCP @ Boston, MA - Boston Garden - April 15, 1988 Al Perez defeated Ricky Santana (sub. for Shane Douglas) Kevin Sullivan & Florida Heavyweight Champion Rick Steiner defeated Kendall Windham & the Italian Stallion (sub. for Brad Armstrong & Tim Horner) Nikita Koloff defeated Western States Heritage Champion Larry Zbyzsko Bobby Fulton & Tommy Rogers defeated NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane via disqualification Steve Williams fought NWA TV Champion Mike Rotunda to a draw The Road Warriors defeated the Powers of Pain Dusty Rhodes, Sting, NWA Tag Team Champions Lex Luger & Barry Windham defeated NWA World Champion Ric Flair, Ivan Koloff, Arn Anderson, & Tully Blanchard in a steel cage match

World Championship Wrestling - 4/16/88: Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane vs. George South & Trent Knight Dick Murdoch vs. Larry Stevens Lex Luger vs. Art Pritts The Powers of Pain vs. Atkinson & Bob Riddle NWA TV Champion Mike Rotundo & Rick Steiner vs. Spearman & Starr Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard vs. Bowman & Paradise Nikita Koloff vs. El Negro Jimmy Garvin vs. Larry Davis Bobby Fulton & Tommy Rogers vs. Keith Steinborn & Martin Al Perez vs. Ryan Wagner

JCP @ Chicago, IL - UIC Pavilion - April 16, 1988 (3,500) The Road Warriors vs. the Powers of Pain Sting vs. NWA World Champion Ric Flair

JCP @ Cincinnati, OH - Cincinnati Gardens - April 16, 1988 Bobby Fulton & Tommy Rogers defeated NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane via disqualification

JCP @ Asheville, NC - Civic Center - April 17, 1988 (matinee) Television taping: Included NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane

JCP @ Charlotte, NC - Coliseum - April 17, 1988 Bobby Fulton & Tommy Rogers defeated NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane via disqualification

JCP @ West Palm Beach, FL - Auditorium - April 18, 1988 (2,000) Rick Steiner pinned Kendall Windham Kevin Sullivan fought Jimmy Garvin to a no contest Bobby Fulton & Tommy Rogers defeated NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane via disqualification NWA Tag Team Champion Barry Windham fought NWA TV Champion Mike Rotundo to a draw The Midnight Rider, Sting, & NWA Tag Team Champion Lex Luger defeated NWA World Champion Ric Flair, Arn Anderson, & Tully Blanchard at the 14-minute mark when the Rider pinned Blanchard

JCP @ Miami, FL - Knight Center - April 19, 1988 (4,000) Ricky Santana pinned Rocky King Bugsy McGraw pinned Crusher Balboa Rick Steiner pinned Kendall Windham Bobby Fulton & Tommy Rogers defeated NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane via disqualification at the 18-minute mark Kevin Sullivan pinned Jimmy Garvin after Sullivan hit him with a weapon, handed to him by NWA TV Champion Mike Rotunda Lex Luger defeated Arn Anderson via count-out The Midnight Rider defeated Tully Blanchard via disqualification Sting defeated NWA World Champion Ric Flair via disqualification at the 17-minute mark when Flair threw the challenger over the top rope

JCP @ Jacksonville, FL - Memorial Coliseum - April 20, 1988 Television taping: World Championship Wrestling - 4/23/88: Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard (w/ JJ Dillon) defeated NWA Tag Team Champions Lex Luger & Barry Windham to win the titles when Anderson pinned Luger after Windham tagged an injured Luger into the match, powerslammed him into the ring, and then hit the lariat on his partner; after the bout, Windham left ringside with Dillon, Anderson & Blanchard; after the bout, the Midnight Rider, Steve Williams, Nikita Koloff, and Ron Garvin tended to a bleeding Luger inside the ring; after Luger was helped to the back, the Rider confronted Windham in the heel locker room, with the Horsemen and others beating the Rider down until Sting and others covered his body and pulled him from safety

JCP @ Harrisonburg, VA - High School - April 21, 1988 Chris Champion vs. Cruel Connection #2 Johnny Ace vs. Cruel Connection #1 Brad Armstrong & Tim Horner vs. the Sheepherders Jimmy Valiant vs. the Big Green Machine Barry Windham & Ron Garvin vs. Rick Steiner & Al Perez Jimmy Garvin vs. NWA TV Champion Mike Rotunda

JCP @ Sumter, SC - April 21, 1988 Bobby Fulton & Tommy Rogers defeated NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane via disqualification

3rd Annual Jim Crockett Sr. Memorial Cup - Greenville, SC - Memorial Auditorium - April 22, 1988 (4,440) Featured an opening announcement by Tony Schiavone that Barry Windham would not be part of the tournament; included Tony Schiavone conducting an interview with NWA World Champion Ric Flair regarding his match the following night against Nikita Koloff Opening Round: Kendall Windham & the Italian Stallion defeated the Terminator & the Green Machine via forfeit when Machine did not appear Opening Round: Dick Murdoch & Ivan Koloff (w/ Paul Jones) defeated Jimmy Valiant & Mighty Igor at 6:14 when Koloff pinned Valiant with the Russian Sickle after Murdoch landed a knee to the back as Valiant ran the ropes Opening Round: Tiger Conway & Shaska Whatley defeated Rocky King & Nelson Royal at 6:05 when King was pinned following a double Russian leg sweep Opening Round: Chris Champion & Mark Starr defeated the Twin Devils (Curtis Thompson & Gene Ligon in red outfits) at 7:46 when Champion pinned Ligon with a slingshot splash Opening Round: Brad Armstrong & Tim Horner defeated Johnny Ace & John Savage (sub. for a Japanese team) at 6:43 when Armstrong pinned Savage following the double team legdrop Opening Round: The Sheepherders (w/ Rip Morgan) defeated the Cruel Connection (Gary Royal & George South) at 7:20 when South was pinned following a double gutbuster Opening Round: Larry Zbyzsko & Al Perez defeated Ricky Santana & Joe Cruz (sub. for Shane Douglas, who quit earlier in the week) at 4:57 when Cruz submitted to Perez' spinning toe hold Opening Round: NWA TV Champion Mike Rotundo & Rick Steiner (w/ Kevin Sullivan) defeated Steve Williams & Ron Simmons via count-out at 9:20 after Sullivan hit Simmons with a foreign object on the floor; the bell rang just as Williams dropped Rotundo with the Oklahoma Stampede Non-tournament match: Jimmy Garvin (w/ Precious) pinned Kevin Sullivan (w/ Rick Steiner) in a blindfold match with an inside cradle at 7:20; after the match, Steiner unmasked Sullivan and attacked Garvin from behind; moments later, Ron Garvin came out to make the save, with NWA TV Champion Mike Rotundo appearing as well; during the brawl, Sullivan hit Garvin in the chest with his golden spike; moments later, Kendall Windham, Ricky Santana, and Johnny Ace came out to tend to the Garvins; as a result of Ron Garvin's injury, Sting was left without a tag team partner for the tournament; it was later announced that Sting would team with Lex Luger, who also was without a partner Second Round: NWA Tag Team Champions Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard defeated Kendall Windham & the Italian Stallion in a non-title match when Anderson pinned the Stallion at 6:24 with the DDT as Stallion attempted a backdrop Second Round: Lex Luger & Sting (w/ Magnum TA) defeated Dick Murdoch & Ivan Koloff (w/ Paul Jones) at 9:41 when Sting pinned Murdoch by reversing a bodyslam from the apron into the ring into a cradle Second Round: The Road Warriors (w/ Paul Ellering) defated Pez Whatley & Tiger Conway at 5:26 when Road Warrior Hawk pinned Whatley with the clothesline off the top after avoiding a flying clothesline from Whatley Second Round: The Powers of Pain defeated Chris Champion & Mark Starr at 8:04 when Barbarian pinned Starr following a powerslam off the middle turnbuckle Second Round: The Sheepherders (w/ Rip Morgan) defeated Brad Armstrong & Tim Horner at 9:32 when Luke pinned Armstrong after hitting him with the flagpole as Armstrong had a sleeper applied on an interfering Morgan Second Round: Bobby Fulton & Tommy Rogers defeated NWA Western States Heritage Champion Larry Zbyzsko & Al Perez (w/ Gary Hart) at 5:03 when Fulton pinned Zybzsko with an inside cradle as Zbyzsko & Perez attempted a double team, with Rogers then knocking Perez to the floor with a dropkick Second Round: NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane (w/ Jim Cornette) defeated the Sheepherders (w/ Rip Morgan) at 4:44 when Lane pinned Butch after Eaton hit Butch from behind with Cornette's tennis racquet; the champions were heavily cheered in the contest

World Championship Wrestling - 4/23/88 - featured the NWA Tag Team Champions Lex Luger & Barry Windham vs. Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard match taped 4/20/88 in Jacksonville, FL: Sting vs. David Isley Bobby Fulton & Tommy Rogers vs. Stevens & Watson Steve Williams vs. Bob Riddle Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane vs. Tommy Angel & King The Powers of Pain & Ivan Koloff vs. Max McGyver, Bob Emory, & Thompson Al Perez vs. Larry Stevens Nikita Koloff vs. Krusher Knault NWA TV Champion Mike Rotundo vs. Sam Bass

3rd Annual Jim Crockett Sr. Memorial Cup - Greensboro, NC - Coliseum - April 23, 1988 (6,200 paid) Featured an opening announcement of Ron Garvin's injury and Barry Windham's joining the Horsemen, thus forming the Sting & Lex Luger team Quarter-Finals: Tommy Rogers & Bobby Fulton defeated NWA TV Champion Mike Rotunda & Rick Steiner (w/ Kevin Sullivan) at 27:20 when Rogers pinned Steiner with a sunset flip into the ring Quarter-Finals: Sting & Lex Luger defeated Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane (w/ Jim Cornette) at 13:40 when Sting pinned Lane with a Thesz Press Quarter-Finals: The Powers of Pain (w/ Paul Jones & Ivan Koloff) defeated the Road Warriors (w/ Paul Ellering) via reverse decision at 9:10; Road Warrior Animal originally pinned the Barbarian following a double clothesline after the Barbarian missed a diving headbutt, with replacement referee Teddy Long counting the pinfall; however, the initial referee Randy Anderson disqualified the Road Warriors for Animal accidentally hitting a clothesline on him Non-tournament match: The Midnight Rider (Dusty Rhodes under a mask) pinned JJ Dillon in a Texas Bullrope match at 4:10 after coming off the middle turnbuckle and hitting Dillon with the cowbell; stipulations stated that if Dillon were to unmask the Rider and reveal him as Rhodes then Rhodes would be suspended for a year; after the bout, another masked man appeared as Rhodes choked Dillon, with the second man attacking Rhodes until Steve Williams attempted to make the save; as Dillon choked the Rider, the second masked man assaulted Williams with the cowbell until Rider eventually cleared the ring Semi-Finals: Sting & Lex Luger (w/ Magnum TA) defeated the Powers of Pain (w/ Paul Jones & Ivan Koloff) at 6:50 when Luger pinned the Warlord after Sting hit a dropkick on Warlord as he had Luger up for a slam, with Luger falling on top for the win Semi-Finals: NWA Tag Team Champions Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard defeated Bobby Fulton & Tommy Rogers in a non-title match at 14:35 when Anderson pinned Rogers after hitting him with the shoe of JJ Dillon, who appeared ringside during the contest Non-tournament match: Nikita Koloff defeated NWA World Champion Ric Flair via disqualification at 30:08 when Flair backdropped Koloff over the top rope to the floor; prior to the bout, Flair was escorted to the ring by Barry Windham, with Flair then cutting an in-ring promo regarding Windham joining the Four Horsemen; moments later, as Windham left ringside, he was greeted in the aisle by JJ Dillon, NWA Tag Team Champions Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard; late in the match, Koloff hit the Russian Sickle but Flair kicked out at 2 Finals: Sting & Lex Luger (w/ Magnum TA) defeated NWA Tag Team Champions Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard (w/ JJ Dillon) in a non-title match at 16:05 when Luger pinned Anderson with a roll up as Anderson grabbed at Magnum on the floor, moments after Magnum interfered; after the bout, Elizabeth Crockett, the widow of Jim Crockett Sr., and Jim Crockett Jr. presented Sting & Luger with the Crockett Cup and the $1 million prize; moments later, Luger cut an in-ring promo thanking the fans for their support

JCP @ Charleston, SC - Civic Center - April 24, 1988 (matinee) (2,500) Television taping: Jimmy Garvin defeated NWA TV Champion Mike Rotundo via disqualification Dark match: Bobby Fulton & Tommy Rogers fought NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane to a double disqualification Sting & Lex Luger defeated NWA Tag Team Champions Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard in a non-title steel cage match

JCP @ Atlanta, GA - Omni - April 24, 1988 (1,400) Brad Armstrong & Tim Horner fought NWA TV Champion Mike Rotunda & Rick Steiner to a draw after the 15-minute mark; after the bout, Rotunda & Steiner argued Ivan Koloff pinned Jimmy Valiant at 5:34 Ron Garvin pinned the Terminator at 3:02 Bobby Fulton & Tommy Rogers fought NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane to a double count-out at 14:40 NWA Tag Team Champion Arn Anderson defeated the Midnight Rider via disqualification at the 49-second mark after hitting Anderson with a chair and punching the referee Jimmy Garvin pinned Dick Murdoch at 7:45 with a cradle after Murdoch went to grab at Precious; Kevin Sullivan appeared ringside late in the match; after the bout, Murdoch challenged Sullivan to a match NWA World Champion Ric Flair & NWA Tag Team Champion Tully Blanchard defeated Sting & Lex Luger at 19:20 when Sting was pinned after Barry Windham interfered and dropped Sting with a lariat behind the referee's back as Sting had Blanchard in the Scorpion Deathlock The Road Warriors & Paul Ellering defeated the Powers of Pain & Paul Jones in a steel cage match at 4:50 when Road Warrior Hawk was the last man of his team to escape the cage, leaving the Barbarian alone in the ring

JCP @ Nashville, TN - Municipal Auditorium - April 25, 1988 (2,500) NWA World Champion Ric Flair did not appear as scheduled; refunds were offered as a result Bobby Fulton & Tommy Rogers fought NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane to a double count-out Road Warrior Hawk vs. ? (sub. for NWA World Champion Ric Flair)

JCP @ Chattanooga, TN - UTC Arena - April 26, 1988 (2,500) NWA World Champion Ric Flair did not appear as scheduled; refunds were offered as a result Television taping: Bobby Fulton & Tommy Rogers defeated NWA Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane (w/ Jim Cornette) to win the titles at around the 40-minute mark when Fulton pinned Eaton with a small package following a missile dropkick from Rogers

JCP @ Atlanta, GA - WTBS Studios - April 27, 1988 NWA World Champion Ric Flair did not appear as scheduled World Championship Wrestling - 4/30/88 - featured an opening pretaped promo by JJ Dillon in which he announced Barry Windham was now part of the Four Horsemen and Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard had regained the NWA Tag Team Titles; Dillon then said the only void was the vacant NWA US Title, which he said Windham would win; included the announcement Tommy Rogers & Bobby Fulton had won the NWA US Tag Team Titles from Bobby Eaton & Dennis Condrey; featured Tony Schiavone & Jim Ross on commentary; included an ad promoting the Four Horsemen Top Performance System diet supplements; featured several minutes of footage from the Wimdham & Lex Luger vs. Anderson & Blanchard match taped 4/20/88 in Jacksonville, FL in which Anderson & Blanchard won the tag team titles; included Schiavone conducting an interview with Dillon regarding Windham joining the Horsemen, during which Dillon said Windham knew he had to break away from Dusty Rhodes and Luger and that the personal appearances, endorsements, and movie roles should go to Windham; following the commercial break, Windham came out to join Schiavone and Dillon, as the fans chanted "Barry sucks;" Windham then said Luger would spend the rest of his career flat on his back as he was in Jacksonville; the two then discussed the Midnight Rider, with Windham then showing the Rider's mask; footage then aired from Jacksonville of the Rider in the ring going backstage as Nikita Koloff, Steve Williams, and Sting helped Luger backstage; moments later, the Rider going into the heel's dressing room, yelling at Windham, and then being jumped by the Horsemen until Sting, Koloff, and Williams covered his body and pulled him to safety; moments later, Schiavone spoke with Windham, Dillon, Anderson, & Blanchard in which Blanchard said the last part of Rhodes' mystique as the Rider's mask, and the Horsemen had taken that too; Anderson then said Windham had achieved the American Dream and that Rhodes shouldn't blame him for doing so; included Ross holding the Jim Crockett Sr. Memorial Cup home video, with footage then showing highlights from the 2-day event; featured a pretaped interview between Schiavone and Luger regarding Windham turning on him in Jacksonville; included Crockett conducting an interview with Jim Cornette regarding Rogers & Fulton winning the NWA US Tag Team Titles, during which footage from Chattanooga, TN was shown; moments later, Cornette said his mother took the video tape to Jim Crockett and Crockett would have a decision for him the following week, noting that the following week would have marked Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane's one-year anniversary of being champions; included Crockett conducting an interview with the Midnight Rider, to a mixed reaction, in which he told Windham not to force him or Dusty Rhodes to come after him: Al Perez (w/ Gary Hart) defeated George South via submission with the spinning toe hold at 3:17; after the bout, David Crockett conducted a ringside interview with Perez & Hart regarding Perez' involvement in the NWA US Title tournament in Houston, TX on May 13, during which Hart said all the Latin fans would turn out to see Perez in action; moments later, Hart objected to Dusty Rhodes taking part in the tournament as the Midnight Rider NWA Six-Man Tag Team Champion Ivan Koloff (w/ Paul Jones) pinned Larry Davis with a clothesline from the middle turnbuckle at 3:49; during the bout, it was noted Koloff would be part of the NWA US Title tournament; it was also noted Jim Cornette could be lashed by NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Fulton & Tommy Rogers at the Omni on May 22 and that Sting & Lex Luger would face NWA World Champion Ric Flair & NWA Tag Team Champion Arn Anderson the following night on The Main Event The Sheepherders (w/ Rip Morgan) defeated Tommy Angel & Larry Stevens when Butch pinned Stevens following the double gutbuster at 2:55; during the bout, it was noted the Sheepherders & Morgan would face Ricky Santana, Johnny Ace, & Kendall Windham and that Steve Williams would wrestle the Terminator the following night on The Main Event Jimmy Garvin (w/ Precious) pinned Alan Martin with the brainbuster at 2:52; during the match, it was noted Paul Boesch had invited Dusty Rhodes to be his special guest May 13 in Houston, TX; after the bout, David Crockett conducted a ringside interview with Garvin & Precious in which Garvin discussed the situation between Barry Windham and Lex Luger, Kevin Sullivan's attack on Ron Garvin, and his claims about Precious; footage was then shown of Garvin beating Sullivan in the Prince of Darkness match and Sullivan hitting Ron with the golden spike NWA TV Champion Mike Rotunda & Florida Heavyweight Champion Rick Steiner (w/ Kevin Sullivan) defeated Andrew Bellamy & Joe Cruz at 2:03 when Rotunda pinned Bellamy with the butterfly suplex after Steiner hit a belly to belly suplex; after the commercial break, David Crockett conducted an interview with Sullivan, Rotunda, & Steiner regarding the Midnight Rider, during which Sullivan implied he had been speaking to Precious behind Jimmy Garvin's back Sting defeated Steve Atkinson via submission with the Scorpion Deathlock at 1:00; following the bout, Crockett conducted a ringside interview with Sting regarding Barry Windham joining the Horsemen and held his four fingers upside down to show what he thought of the Horsemen Nikita Koloff pinned Trent Knight with the Russian Sickle at 1:05; after the bout, Crockett conducted an interview with Koloff, alongside the Midnight Rider, in which he discussed his match against NWA World Champion Ric Flair during the Crockett Cup and said Flair took the coward's way out by throwing Koloff over the top rope; Koloff then cut a promo on Windham NWA Six-Man Tag Team Champions the Powers of Pain (w/ Paul Jones & NWA Six-Man Tag Team Champion Ivan Koloff) defeated Keith Steinborn & Jerry Price at 3:58 when Warlord pinned Price following the Hart Attack Rip Morgan (w/ the Sheepherders) pinned Ryan Wagner with a splash off the middle turnbuckle at 1:52; prior to the bout, Crockett conducted an interview with the Sheepherders & Morgan, in which they said Johnny Ace was a traitor and that they would take the NWA Six-Man Tag Team Titles, NWA Tag Team Titles, and unmask the Midnight Rider

JCP @ Rock Hill, SC - Winthrop Coliseum - April 28, 1988 NWA World Champion Ric Flair did not appear as scheduled; refunds were offered as a result The Main Event - 5/1/88 - featured Tony Schiavone on commentary and as ring announcer; included an opening announcement that the previously announced Lex Luger & Sting vs. NWA World Champion Ric Flair & Arn Anderson match would now simply be Luger vs. Anderson because Luger wanted to go on his own to gain revenge on the Horsemen; featured pretaped footage of an interview with JJ Dillon & Barry Windham regarding Windham being the newest member of the Four Horsemen and turning on Luger; included the announcement of the following matches for the next week's program: Sting & Steve Williams vs. NWA TV Champion Mike Rotunda & Rick Steiner, Kevin Sullivan vs. Ricky Stanana, and Lex Luger vs. Bobby Eaton: Steve Williams pinned the Terminator with the Oklahoma Stampede at 4:51 The Sheepherders & Rip Morgan defeated Ricky Santana, Kendall Windham, & Johnny Ace at 9:38 when Morgan pinned Ace with a running stomp to the head (Morgan's in-ring debut) Lex Luger defeated NWA Tag Team Champion Arn Anderson (w/ JJ Dillon) via disqualification at around the 10-minute mark when Barry Windham, who appeared ringside late in the match, began brawling with Luger on the floor; moments later, Anderson continued to attack Luger in the ring while Windham cut a promo at ringside; Sting and Steve Williams then ran out to make the save The Main Event - 5/8/88 - featured Tony Schiavone on commentary; included pretaped footage of a ringside interview with Lex Luger in which Luger spoke about Barry Windham recently turning on Luger to join the Four Horsemen and said he would hand Windham his own head when they meet in the ring: Sting & Steve Williams fought NWA TV Champion Mike Rotunda & Rick Steiner (w/ Kevin Sullivan) to a 15-minute time-limit draw; the bell rang as Sting had Steiner in the Scorpion Deathlock Kevin Sullivan pinned Ricky Santana with the double stomp to the chest at 1:16 Lex Luger pinned Bobby Eaton (w/ Jim Cornette) with a roll up at around the 9:30 mark after Eaton missed an elbow drop off the top; Magnum TA provided guest commentary for the match (the bout began during the commercial break)

JCP @ Washington DC - Armory - April 29, 1988 Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane fought NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Fulton & Tommy Rogers to a double count-out

JCP @ Norfolk, VA - April 29, 1988 Ron & Jimmy Garvin defeated Kevin Sullivan & Rick Steiner NWA TV Champion Mike Rotundo & Kevin Sullivan defeated Ricky Santana & the Challenger The Green Machine (Bugsy McGraw) defeated Gene Ligon Pez Whatley & Tiger Conway Jr. defeated Kendall Windham & the Italian Stallion Steve Williams defeated NWA Western States Heritage Champion Larry Zbyzsko The Midnight Rider defeated Tully Blanchard in a barbed wire match NWA World Champion Ric Flair & Arn Anderson defeated Sting & Lex Luger after Barry Windham interfered and caused Sting to be pinned

JCP @ Detroit, MI - Cobo Arena - April 30, 1988 (4,000) Ivan Koloff pinned Jimmy Valiant at the 5-minute mark The Sheepherders defeated Brad Armstrong & Tim Horner at 15:24 when Armstrong was pinned after being hit with the flagpole NWA Western States Heritage Champion Larry Zbyzsko pinned Ron Simmons at 6:15 by using the ropes for leverage Kevin Sullivan & Rick Steiner fought Ron & Jimmy Garvin to a double count-out at 10:50 NWA TV Champion Mike Rotundo fought Steve Williams to a 20-minute time-limit draw Sting defeated NWA World Champion Ric Flair via disqualification at 19:29 when Flair threw the challenger over the top rope The Road Warriors defeated the Powers of Pain at 7:07 when Road Warrior Hawk pinned Warlord after the Barbarian accidentally struck his partner with a chain

JCP @ Laurinburg, NC - April 30, 1988 (620) Chris Champion fought the Terminator to a draw Pez Whatley pinned Kendall Windham Ricky Santana pinned the Green Machine Barry Windham pinned Rocky King with the claw Nikita Koloff defeated Al Perez via disqualification NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Fulton & Tommy Rogers defeated Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane The Midnight Rider & Lex Luger defeated JJ Dillon, NWA Tag Team Champions Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard in a handicap match when Luger pinned Dillon (Rhodes' last appearance as the Rider)

JCP @ Indianapolis, IN - Convention Center - May 1, 1988 Jimmy Garvin defeated Kevin Sullivan Brad Armstrong & Tim Horner defeated Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane Steve Williams defeated NWA Tag Team Champion Arn Anderson The Road Warriors defeated the Powers of Pain Lex Luger & Nikita Koloff defeated the Sheepherders Dusty Rhodes fought NWA Tag Team Champion Tully Blanchard to a double count-out when both men began fighting on the floor NWA World Champion Ric Flair pinned Sting

JCP @ Bishopville, SC - May 2, 1988 NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Fulton & Tommy Rogers defeated Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane in a non-title match

JCP @ Raleigh, NC - Dorton Arena - May 5, 1988 (1,900) Television taping: Dusty Rhodes, Lex Luger, & Nikita Koloff vs. NWA World Champion Ric Flair, Barry Windham, & NWA Tag Team Champion Tully Blanchard; after the bout, Steve Williams appeared and fought with Flair Dark match: NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Fulton & Tommy Rogers defeated Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane via disqualification in a non-title match

JCP @ Johnstown, PA - War Memorial Arena - May 5, 1988 (680) The Road Warriors defeated the Powers of Pain Sting defeated Larry Zbyzsko

JCP @ Pittsburgh, PA - Civic Arena - May 6, 1988 (3,800) The Sheepherders defeated Johnny Ace & Mighty Wilbur Sting pinned Dick Murdoch Barry Windham & NWA Tag Team Champion Arn Anderson defeated Brad Armstrong & Tim Horner NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Fulton & Tommy Rogers defeated Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane Nikita Koloff fought Al Perez to a double count-out Dusty Rhodes defeated NWA Tag Team Champion Tully Blanchard in a bullrope match Steve Williams defeated NWA World Champion Ric Flair via disqualification at the 15-minute mark when JJ Dillon interfered as Williams had Flair up for the Oklahoma Stampede; Flair was heavily cheered in the match and Williams booed The Road Warriors defeated the Powers of Pain in a steel cage match

JCP @ Atlanta, GA - WTBS Studios - May 7, 1988 (matinee) World Championship Wrestling - 5/7/88: Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane vs. Price & Starr Sting vs. Bob Emory Al Perez vs. Gary Royal The Powers of Pain vs. Thompson & Paradise Steve Williams vs. Keith Stienborn Kevin Sullivan vs. Robbie Aumen Barry Windham vs. Larry Davis NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Fulton & Tommy Rogers vs. Strickland & Bowman Ivan Koloff vs. David Isley

JCP @ Baltimore, MD - Arena - May 7, 1988 (5,500) Larry Zbyzsko pinned Johnny Ace Dick Murdoch pinned Mighty Wilbur Barry Windham pinned Tim Horner NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Fulton & Tommy Rogers defeated Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane Al Perez fought Nikita Koloff to a double count-out The Road Warriors defeated the Sheepherders Dusty Rhodes & Steve Williams defeated NWA Tag Team Champions Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard via disqualification; Anderson & Blanchard were heavily cheered in the match NWA World Champion Ric Flair pinned Sting after Barry Windham interfered

JCP @ Roanoke, VA - Civic Center - May 8, 1988 (matinee) (3,000) The Sheepherders defeated Johnny Ace & Bugsy McGraw Jimmy Garvin pinned Rick Steiner Ron Garvin defeated Larry Zbyzsko via disqualification Al Perez pinned Ricky Santana Barry Windham defeated the Italian Stallion NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Fulton & Tommy Rogers defeated Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane via disqualification Steve Williams defeated Kevin Sullivan at the 3-minute mark NWA Six-Man Tag Team Champions the Powers of Pain & Ivan Koloff defeated Nikita Koloff & the Road Warriors via disqualification at the 13-minute mark when Road Warrior Hawk hit the referee NWA World Champion Ric Flair pinned Sting in a steel cage match at the 13-minute mark after Sting hit the cage when Flair avoided a Stinger Splash

JCP @ Fayetteville, NC - May 9, 1988 The Main Event - 5/15/88: The Warlord pinned Tim Horner The Sheepherders defeated Mighty Wilbur & Johnny Ace Ron Garvin defeated NWA Tag Team Champion Arn Anderson via disqualification Dark match after the taping: NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Fulton & Tommy Rogers defeated Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane in a non-title match

JCP @ Miami, FL - Knight Center - May 10, 1988

JCP @ Cherryville, NC - May 10, 1988 NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Fulton & Tommy Rogers defeated Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane in a non-title match

JCP @ Tallahassee, FL - Leon County Civic Center - May 11, 1988

World Championship Wrestling - 5/14/88: NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Fulton & Tommy Rogers defeated Aumen & Price Steve Williams pinned Gary Phelps NWA TV Champion Mike Rotundo & Rick Steiner fought Ron & Jimmy Garvin (w/ Precious) to a no contest when Kevin Sullivan carried Precious over his shoulder backstage; after the commercial break, the Garvins found Precious screaming hysterically in the locker room Al Perez defeated Russ Mosley via submission Sting vs. Larry Davis Ricky Santana pinned Mike Jackson NWA Tag Team Champion Arn Anderson pinned Ryan Wagner Barry Windham pinned Keith Steinborn The Road Warriors defeated the Powers of Pain via disqualification when NWA Tag Team Champions Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard interfered; after the bout, Road Warrior Hawk was beaten down and eventually taken backstage on a stretcher; the stretcher footage did not air on TV Dusty Rhodes vs. NWA Tag Team Champion Tully Blanchard (bullrope match)

JCP @ Walterboro, SC - May 12, 1988 NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Fulton & Tommy Rogers defeated Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane in a non-title match

JCP @ Weslaco, TX - High School Stadium - May 12, 1988

JCP @ Hammond, IN - May 13, 1988 NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Fulton & Tommy Rogers defeated Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane in a non-title match

JCP @ Houston, TX - Sam Houston Coliseum - May 13, 1988 (4,800) Larry Zybzsko defeated Rudy Gonzalez at 3:29 NWA US Championship Tournament Quarter Finals: Barry Windham pinned the Midnight Rider (Italian Stallion); after the bout, Dusty Rhodes made the save NWA US Championship Tournament Quarter Finals: Lex Luger fought Al Perez to a double count-out at 15:05 NWA US Championship Tournament Quarter Finals: Nikita Koloff pinned Ivan Koloff at 8:17 Steve Williams pinned NWA Tag Team Champion Arn Anderson at 8:32 with a small package Pro: The Road Warriors defeated the Powers of Pain at 10:33 when Road Warrior Hawk pinned the Barbarian NWA US Championship Tournament Semi Finals: Nikita Koloff pinned NWA Tag Team Champion Tully Blanchard at 9:33 with a roll up after Blanchard became distracted by Dusty Rhodes at ringside; Blanchard received a bye into the semi finals Pro: NWA US Championship Tournament Finals: Barry Windham (w/ JJ Dillon) pinned Nikita Koloff to win the title at the 15-minute mark by using the ropes for leverage after Dillon tripped Koloff from the floor NWA World Chammpion Ric Flair pinned Sting in a steel cage match at the 15-minute mark with his feet on the ropes for leverage

JCP @ Chicago, IL - UIC Pavilion - May 14, 1988 NWA TV Champion Mike Rotundo defeated Jimmy Garvin Al Perez fought Nikita Koloff to a no contest The Road Warriors defeated Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane Sting defeated NWA World Champion Ric Flair via disqualification

JCP @ Wilmington, NC - May 15, 1988 (matinee) NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Fulton & Tommy Rogers defeated Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane in a non-title match

The Main Event - 5/15/88: The Warlord vs. Tim Horner The Sheepherders vs. Mighty Wilbur & Johnny Ace Ron Garvin vs. NWA Tag Team Champion Arn Anderson

JCP @ Asheville, NC - Civic Center - May 15, 1988 (500)


The Main Event - 5/29/88 - featured Tony Schiavone & JJ Dillon on commentary; included Schiavone conducting a ringside interview with Lex Luger regarding the Four Horsemen in which Luger noted Sting, Dusty Rhodes, the Road Warriors, Nikita Koloff, and Steve Williams were all standing beside him; featured the announcement Kevin Sullivan would face Big Bear Collie, Rick Steiner would face Kendall Windham, and Ron Garvin & Mighty Wilbur would face NWA Tag Team Champions Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard the following week: NWA Western States Heritage Champion Larry Zbyszko & Al Perez (w/ Gary Hart) defeated the Italian Stallion & Tommy Angel when Angel submitted to Perez' spinning toe hold / claw combo NWA US Champion Barry Windham (w/ JJ Dillon) defeated Mighty Wilbur via count-out in a non-title match at 9:22 after applying the claw on the floor after Dillon distracted Wilbur from ringside; after the bout, Windham kept the hold applied until Ron Garvin came out to clear the ring Ron Garvin defeated NWA TV Champion Mike Rotundo (w/ Kevin Sullivan & Rick Steiner) via disqualification at around the 12:30 mark when both Sullivan & Steiner interfered after Garvin hit Rotundo with the right hand punch; after the contest, Garvin fought off all three men until he was eventually triple teamed Dark match after the taping: NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Fulton & Tommy Rogers defeated Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane Dark match after the taping: Sting & the Road Warriors vs. NWA World Champion Ric Flair, NWA Tag Team Champions Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard

JCP @ Greenville, SC - May 16, 1988 The Road Warriors defeated Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane

JCP @ West Jefferson, NC - May 17, 1988 NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Fulton & Tommy Rogers defeated Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane in a non-title match

JCP @ Fisherville, VA - May 19, 1988 (3,500) Nikita Koloff, Kevin Sullivan, Brad Armstrong, Ricky Santana, and NWA Tag Team Champion Arn Anderson did not appear as scheduled, causing the line up to be changed Ron Simmons pinned Chris Champion Jimmy Valiant & Bugsy McGraw defeated the Cruel Connection (Gary Royal & George South) Mighty Wilbur pinned Tommy Angel Rick Steiner defeated Mark Fleming The Powers of Pain defeated Kendall Windham & the Italian Stallion NWA TV Champion Mike Rotundo fought Jimmy Garvin to a draw Lex Luger pinned NWA Tag Team Champion Tully Blanchard

JCP @ Norfolk, VA - Scope - May 20, 1988 (4,000) Television taping - 6/4 Worldwide: Bugsy McGraw & Ron Simmons defeated Kevin Sullivan & Rick Steiner via disqualification Worldwide: Nikita Koloff defeated NWA Western States Heritage Champion Larry Zybzsko via disqualification when Gary Hart and Al Perez interfered Dark match: NWA TV Champion Mike Rotundo pinned Jimmy Garvin after hitting him with Kevin Sullivan's spike Dark match: Dusty Rhodes, Lex Luger, Sting, & Nikita Koloff defeated NWA World Champion Ric Flair, NWA US Champion Barry Windham, NWA Tag Team Champions Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard via disqualification

JCP @ Atlanta, GA - WTBS Studios - May 21, 1988 World Championship Wrestling - 5/21/88: NWA Tag Team Champion Arn Anderson vs. David Isley NWA TV Champion Mike Rotundo vs. Trent Knight Sting vs. Max McGyver NWA US Champion Barry Windham vs. Ryan Wagner Al Perez vs. Keith Steinborn NWA Tag Team Champion Tully Blanchard vs. Dave Spearman NWA TV Champion Mike Rotundo & Rick Steiner vs. Allen & Paradise Nikita Koloff vs. Bob Riddle Larry Zbyszko vs. Dark Star

JCP @ Richmond, VA - Coliseum - May 21, 1988 (7,000) The show took place during a hailstorm Bugsy McGraw & Ron Simmons defeated the Cruel Connection Al Perez pinned Chris Champion with the spinning toe hold Jimmy Garvin pinned Rick Steiner The Sheepherders defeated Mighty Wilbur & Gary Royal NWA TV Champion Mike Rotundo defeated Steve Williams via disqualification when Williams threw the champion over the top rope Dusty Rhodes, Lex Luger, & Nikita Koloff fought NWA US Champion Barry Windham, NWA Tag Team Champions Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard to a no contest NWA World Champion Ric Flair pinned Sting at the 25-minute mark after NWA US Champion Barry Windham interfered and hit the challenger with a lariat; there were three judges advertised for the match, should it go to a time-limit draw, but no judges were used The Road Warriors defeated the Powers of Pain in a steel cage match

The Main Event - 5/22/88: Tim Horner vs. Rip Morgan Kevin Sullivan vs. the Italian Stallion NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Fulton & Tommy Rogers vs. Ivan Koloff & the Warlord

JCP @ Atlanta, GA - Omni - May 22, 1988 (7,300) Rick Steiner pinned Kendall Windham NWA Western States Heritage Champion Larry Zbyzsko fought Brad Armstrong to a 10-minute time-limit draw The Powers of Pain & Ivan Koloff defeated Tim Horner, the Italian Stallion, & Bugsy McGraw when Warlord pinned Stallion Ron & Jimmy Garvin defeated Kevin Sullivan & NWA TV Champion Mike Rotundo in an elimination match; Rotundo and Ron were counted-out; Jimmy pinned Sullivan after Precious tripped Sullivan Nikita Koloff defeated Al Perez via disqualification at 17:01 when Perez threw Koloff over the top rope The Road Warriors defeated the Sheepherders at 8:05 after Rip Morgan accidentally hit Butch Miller with the flagpole NWA US Tag Team Champions Tommy Rogers & Bobby Fulton defeated Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane at 16:10; stipulations for the bout stated the winners would get to whip the losers; after the contest, the champions whipped Eaton & Lane and Jim Cornette before they were jumped from behind by the challengers, who then whipped Rogers & Fulton Dusty Rhodes, Lex Luger, & Sting (w/ Magnum TA) fought NWA US Champion Barry Windham, NWA Tag Team Champions Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard to a double count-out at 17:42 when Windham and Luger fought their way backstage Steve Williams defeated NWA World Champion Ric Flair via disqualification at the 20-minute mark when JJ Dillon interfered

JCP @ Hartsville, SC - May 23, 1988 NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Fulton & Tommy Rogers defeated Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane in a non-title match

JCP @ Elberton, GA - May 24, 1988 NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Fulton & Tommy Rogers defeated Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane in a non-title match

JCP @ Hillsville, VA - May 24, 1988 (800) Kendall Windham pinned Tony Suber Rip Morgan defeated Rocky King The Sheepherders defeated George South & Gary Royal Al Perez pinned Chris Champion Lex Luger & Nikita Koloff defeated NWA Tag Team Champions Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard in a non-title match Jimmy Garvin defeated NWA TV Champion Mike Rotundo via disqualification

JCP @ Louisville, KY - Commonwealth Convention Center - May 26, 1988 Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane fought NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Fulton & Tommy Rogers to a double count-out

JCP @ St. Louis, MO - Arena - May 27, 1988 (3,100) The Sheepherders defeated Bugsy McGraw & Gary Royal Sting defeated NWA TV Champion Mike Rotundo Nikita Koloff defeated Al Perez via disqualification NWA US Tag Team Champions Tommy Rogers & Bobby Fulton defeated Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane via reverse decision The Road Warriors defeated the Powers of Pain in a steel cage match Dusty Rhodes & Lex Luger fought NWA US Champion Barry Windham & NWA Tag Team Champion Tully Blanchard to a no contest Steve Williams defeated NWA World Champion Ric Flair via disqualification

JCP @ Atlanta, GA - WTBS Studios - May 28, 1988 (matinee) World Championship Wrestling - 5/28/88: NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Fulton & Tommy Rogers vs. Stevens & Knight Sting, Nikita Koloff, & Steve Williams vs. Wagner, Laperouse, & Phelps Al Perez vs. Bob Riddle NWA Tag Team Champion Arn Anderson vs. Keith Steinborn Ron Garvin & Mighty Wilbur vs. Aumen & Grundy

JCP @ Charleston, WV - May 28, 1988 (2,500) Ron Simmons defeated Tiger Conway NWA Tag Team Champion Arn Anderson defeated the Italian Stallion Ivan Koloff defeated Kendall Windham NWA Western States Heritage Champion Larry Zbyzsko defeated Ron Garvin via count-out NWA US Tag Team Champions Tommy Rogers & Bobby Fulton defeated Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane via reverse decision Dusty Rhodes defeated NWA Tag Team Champion Tully Blanchard in a bullrope match Lex Luger fought NWA US Champion Barry Windham to a no contest Steve Williams defeated NWA World Champion Ric Flair via disqualification

JCP @ Greensboro, NC - Coliseum - May 29, 1988 (4,000) The Sheepherders fought Ron Simmons & Mighty Wilbur to a draw NWA Tag Team Champion Arn Anderson defeated the Italian Stallion NWA TV Champion Mike Rotundo & Rick Steiner defeated Kendall Windham & Bugsy McGraw The Powers of Pain defeated Sting & the Road Warriors via disqualification Nikita Koloff defeated Al Perez via disqualification NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Fulton & Tommy Rogers defeated Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane in a non-title match Dusty Rhodes & Lex Luger defeated NWA US Champion Barry Windham & NWA Tag Team Champion Tully Blanchard when Rhodes pinned Blanchard Steve Williams defeated NWA World Champion Ric Flair via disqualification when JJ Dillon interfered

JCP @ Union, SC - May 30, 1988 NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Fulton & Tommy Rogers defeated Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane in a non-title match

JCP @ Savannah, GA - Civic Center - May 30, 1988 Television taping: Sting defeated Tommy Angel NWA Tag Team Champions Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard vs. David Isley & Larry Stephens NWA US Champion Barry Windham defeated Tommy Angel Steve Williams defeated an unknown Kevin Sullivan defeated Curtis Thompson Nikita Koloff defeated Bob Riddle Al Perez defeated Joe Cruz Pro - 6/88 - featured Bob Caudle conducting a ringside interview with NWA US Champion Barry Windham, alongside JJ Dillon, in which Windham said Dusty Rhodes was the reason he became a member of the Four Horsemen; moments later, Rhodes confronted Windham with the two brawling; NWA Tag Team Champions Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard then ran out but were held off in the ring by Rhodes, Sting, Steve Williams, and Nikita Koloff: Dark match after the taping: Dusty Rhodes vs. NWA US Champion Barry Windham

JCP @ Sumter, SC - Exhibition Center Arena - May 31, 1988 The Main Event taping: 6/12/88 - featured Tony Schiavone conducting an opening ringside interview with Steve Williams regarding his participation in Wargames against the Four Horsemen during the Great American Bash tour; included Schiavone on commentary and as the ring announcer; featured Schiavone conducting a ringside interview with Kevin Sullivan regarding the Bash kicking off in Orlando, during which Sullivan said his men were creating a five story Tower of Doom so that Sullivan could destroy Jimmy Garvin and take back Precious: Bobby Eaton (w/ Jim Cornette & Stan Lane) pinned NWA US Tag Team Champion Tommy Rogers (w/ NWA US Tag Team Champion Bobby Fulton) at 5:51 when Cornette hit Rogers with his tennis racquet behind the referee's back as Lane and Fulton fought on the floor; the match was not shown in full; just before the fall, it was noted that 3 minutes remained in the 15-minute time-limit Sting pinned Stan Lane (w/ Jim Cornette) at 8:47 when Sting fell on Lane as Lane attempted to suplex Sting into the ring Lex Luger defeated NWA Tag Team Champion Arn Anderson (w/ JJ Dillon) via disqualification at 8:07 when NWA US Champion Barry Windham attacked Luger, as Luger had an interfering Dillon in a full nelson, and applied the claw; moments later, Sting, Steve Williams, and Nikita Koloff ran out to make the save 6/19/88 - featured Tony Schiavone & JJ Dillon on commentary; included Schiavone as the ring announcer; featured Dillon conducting a ringside interview with Kevin Sullivan regarding the Great American Bash and Sullivan's Tower of Doom and the fact that Precious would be at the bottom: NWA US Tag Team Champion Bobby Fulton defeated Al Perez (w/ Gary Hart) via disqualification at the 5:30 mark when Perez threw Fulton over the top rope; the match was not shown in full; Perez originally won the match when the momentum of a crossbody off the top by Fulton put Perez on top for the win but referee Teddy Long had the match continue after noticing Fulton's foot was on the ropes during the pin; after the contest, Perez assaulted Fulton on the floor, applied the spinning toe hold on him inside the ring, and shoved Long to the mat NWA US Champion Barry Windham & NWA Tag Team Champion Tully Blanchard (w/ JJ Dillon) defeated Ron Garvin & Mighty Wilbur at 10:11 when Windham pinned Wilbur with the claw; during the bout, Dillon spoke highly of Garvin while on commentary Nikita Koloff & Steve Williams fought Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane (w/ Jim Cornette) to a double count-out at 10:24 when both teams began brawling on the floor; after the bout, Williams attempted to gorilla press slam Cornette until Eaton hit him with Cornette's tennis racquet 6/26/88 - featured Tony Schiavone on commentary; included Schiavone as the ring announcer; featured Schiavone conducting a closing ringside interview with Kevin Sullivan in which he said Al Perez would be joining his team in the Tower of Doom match against Jimmy Garvin's team in Baltimore for the Great American Bash: NWA Tag Team Champion Arn Anderson (w/ JJ Dillon) pinned Tommy Angel with the gordbuster at around the 2-minute mark; the match was not shown in full; following the commercial break, Tony Schiavone conducted a ringside interview with Anderson & Dillon in which they discussed the Wargames and scaffold matches scheduled for the Great American Bash tour; Anderson then said the Horsemen had momentum on their side after several wins on The Main Event Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane (w/ Jim Cornette) defeated Kendall Windham & the Italian Stallion at around the 5-minute mark when Eaton pinned Stallion following the Rocket Launcher; the match was not shown in full; Jim Cornette joined Schiavone on commentary NWA US Tag Team Champions Tommy Rogers & Bobby Fulton defeated NWA Western States Heritage Champion Larry Zbyzsko & Al Perez (w/ Gary Hart) at 16:58 when Fulton pinned Zbyzsko after Zbyzsko tripped over Rogers while attempting a bodyslam 7/17/88 - featured Jim Ross & Tony Schiavone as hosts from the studio; included Schiavone as the ring announcer; featured a replay of the NWA US Champion Barry Windham vs. Mighty Wilbur match from the 5/29/88 episode and the Al Perez vs. Bobby Fulton and Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane vs. Steve Williams & Nikita Koloff matches from the 6/19/88 episode

JCP @ Bluefield, WV - Brushfork Armory - June 2, 1988 Ron Simmons defeated Cruel Connection #2 NWA Western States Heritage Champion Larry Zbyzsko defeated the Italian Stallion Rip Morgan defeated Rocky King Brad Armstrong & Tim Horner fought the Sheepherders to a draw Ron Garvin defeated Al Perez via disqualification Sting defeated NWA TV Champion Mike Rotundo via disqualification NWA US Tag Team Champions Tommy Rogers & Bobby Fulton defeated Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane

JCP @ Richmond, VA - Coliseum - June 3, 1988 Ron Simmons defeated Tiger Conway Mighty Wilbur defeated Cruel Connection NWA Western States Heritage Champion Larry Zbyzsko defeated Chris Champion Ivan Koloff defeated Kendall Windham The Powers of Pain defeated Brad Armstrong & Tim Horner Al Perez defeated Mark Fleming NWA TV Champion Mike Rotundo defeated Steve Williams via count-out Sting & Nikita Koloff defeated NWA Tag Team Champions Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard via disqualification Lex Luger fought NWA US Champion Barry Windham to a no contest

JCP @ Atlanta, GA - WTBS Studios - June 4, 1988 (matinee) World Championship Wrestling - 6/4/88: Ron Garvin vs. Russ Tyler NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Fulton & Tommy Rogers vs. Keith Steinborn & Spearman NWA TV Champion Mike Rotundo vs. Trent Knight NWA US Champion Barry Windham vs. Curtis Thompson Nikita Koloff & Steve Williams vs. Bob Riddle & Bob Emory The Powers of Pain & Ivan Koloff vs. Tony Suber, Paradise, & Starr Kevin Sullivan & Rick Steiner vs. Price & Grundy Jimmy Garvin vs. Bobby Rose Larry Zbyzsko & Al Perez vs. Phelps & Laperouse Sting vs. Tommy Royal NWA Tag Team Champions Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard vs. Allen & Aumen

JCP @ Charlotte, NC - Coliseum - June 4, 1988 Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane defeated Brad Armstrong & Tim Horner

JCP @ Roanoke, VA - Civic Center - June 5, 1988 (matinee) Television taping

JCP @ Columbus, OH - June 5, 1988 NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Fulton & Tommy Rogers defeated Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane

JCP @ Greenville, SC - June 6, 1988 NWA US Tag Team Champion Bobby Fulton defeated Bobby Eaton

JCP @ Columbia, SC - June 7, 1988 Bobby Eaton defeated Tim Horner

JCP @ Gainesville, FL - Stephen O'Connel Center - June 7, 1988

Clash of the Champions II "Miami Mayhem" - Miami, FL - Knight Center - June 8, 1988 Shown live on TBS - featured Tony Schiavone & Bob Caudle on commentary: NWA US Champion Barry Windham (w/ JJ Dillon) pinned Brad Armstrong at 13:56 with the claw after rolling through the challenger's crossbody off the top NWA US Tag Team Champions Tommy Rogers & Bobby Fulton defeated the Sheepherders (w/ Rip Morgan) at around the 19-minute mark when Fulton pinned Luke Williams with a roll up; the match began as Jim Ross attempted to interview Lex Luger outside the arena, who arrived in a limo; just after Luger exited the car, he was attacked by NWA World Champion Ric Flair, Windham, and NWA Tag Team Champions Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard while JJ Dillon looked on; after the bout, the challengers attacked the champions Ron & Jimmy Garvin (w/ Precious) defeated NWA TV Champion Mike Rotundo & Rick Steiner (w/ Kevin Sullivan) at 13:14 when Jimmy pinned Steiner with a roll up; Steve Williams provided guest commentary for the bout, subbing for Bob Caudle; after the bout, Williams came to Precious' aid after Sullivan freed himself from a shark cage at ringside; moments later, Precious shoved away both Jimmy and Williams and left ringside Nikita Koloff defeated Al Perez (w/ Gary Hart) via disqualification at 11:50 when NWA Western States Heritage Champion Larry Zbyzsko interfered while Hart had Koloff distracted from the apron; after the bout, Perez, Zbyzsko, and Hart triple teamed Koloff in the corner with a chain Sting & Dusty Rhodes fought NWA Tag Team Champions Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard (w/ JJ Dillon) to a double disqualification at 11:01 after both challengers shoved referee Teddy Long, with NWA US Champion Barry Windham then running out, attacking Rhodes, and applying the claw hold outside the ring; after the bell rang, NWA World Champion Ric Flair came out as well and with the champions triple teamed Sting inside the ring (American Dream: The Dusty Rhodes Story)

JCP @ Tallahassee, FL - Leon County Civic Center - June 9, 1988

JCP @ Houston, TX - Sam Houston Coliseum - June 10, 1988 Kevin Sullivan defeated an unknown Rick Steiner defeated Randy Hogan NWA Western States Heritage Champion Larry Zbyzsko defeated Chris Champion The Powers of Pain & Ivan Koloff defeated Ron Garvin, Mighty Wilbur, & Kendall Windham NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Fulton & Tommy Rogers defeated Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane in a Best 2 out of 3 falls match Al Perez defeated Jimmy Garvin Sting defeated NWA TV Champion Mike Rotundo via disqualification Lex Luger, Nikita Koloff, & Steve Williams fought NWA World Champion Ric Flair, NWA Tag Team Champion Arn Anderson, & NWA US Champion Barry Windham to a no contest Dusty Rhodes defeated NWA Tag Team Champion Tully Blanchard in a barbed wire match

AJPW @ Tokyo, Japan - Budokan Hall - June 10, 1988 (11,800) Mitsuo Momota pinned Tsuyoshi Kikuchi at 6:42 Masa Fuchi pinned Tatsumi Kitamura at 6:23 Motoshi Okuma & Haruka Eigen defeated Takagi & Kenta Kobashi at 9:24 Shunji Takano defeated Boone via submission at 5:13 Rusher Kimura & Goro Tsurumi defeated Mighty Inoue & Isamu Teranishi at 10:05 John Tenta defeated Havanna the Terror via submission at 6:03 The Great Kabuki defeated Rip Rogers via submission at 6:44 Ashura Hara, Toshiaki Kawada, & Samson Fuyuki defeated Tiger Mask (Misawa), Shinichi Nakano, & Takashi Ishikawa at 19:18 Giant Baba & Hiroshi Wajima defeated Tiger Jeet Singh & Jimmy Jack Funk at 14:33 United National Champion Genichiro Tenryu pinned Danny Spivey at 13:30 PWF Tag Team Champions Jumbo Tsuruta & Yoshiaki Yatsu defeated NWA International Tag Team Champions the Road Warriors via count-out at 13:48 to win the titles; the combined championships were renamed the All Japan World Tag Team Title

JCP @ Atlanta, GA - WTBS Studios - June 11, 1988 (matinee) World Championship Wrestling - 6/11/88 - featured an opening clip showing the entrance of Dusty Rhodes & Sting at Clash of the Champions II earlier in the week; included Jim Ross & Tony Schiavone on commentary; featured the announcement Rhodes would challenge NWA US Champion Barry Windham at the Great American Bash in Baltimore the following month; featured footage of Rhodes and Windham brawling during a recent episode of Pro taped in Savannah, Ga.; included footage of the Four Horsemen attacking Lex Luger at the Clash; featured Schiavone conducting an interview with NWA World Champion Ric Flair & JJ Dillon regarding the attack on Luger and facing Luger the following month in Baltimore; Flair then said Luger got 30 stitches for the attack and Sting would be next, along with Williams, Rhodes, and the Road Warriors; toward the end of his promo, some of Flair's words were muted; he might have said something to the effect of "The shit's on;" included Ross conducting an interview with Luger, his head bandaged, regarding the attack from the Horsemen and facing Flair in Baltimore, during which Luger said he didn't want Jim Crockett Jr. to fine or suspend Flair or do anything that would stop him from getting his title shot; some of Luger's comments were muted when he used the word "ass;" featured the announcement that Wargames and scaffold matches would take place during the Great American Bash tour and that the Tower of Doom would include a three-story cage with trap doors; it was also noted the Road Warriors would soon return to face the Powers of Pain in scaffold matches, followed by footage recapping the feud between the two teams; included several minutes of footage from the Nikita Koloff vs. Al Perez match at the Clash: Sting defeated Rick Allen via submission with the Scorpion Deathlock at 3:24; Butch Patrick, Eddie Munster from "The Munsters," was shown in attendance during the match; following the bout, David Crockett conducted a ringside interview with Sting and Steve Williams regarding facing the Four Horsemen during the Great American Bash tour NWA US Champion Barry Windham (w/ JJ Dillon) pinned Curtis Thompson with a lariat at 3:11; after the bout, David Crockett conducted an interview with Windham & Dillon regarding the challenge of Dusty Rhodes in Baltimore and Lex Luger going after Ric Flair's NWA World Title Steve Williams pinned Trent Knight with the Oklahoma Stampede at 4:09; during the bout, it was noted Williams would soon be facing NWA TV Champion Mike Rotundo and would team with Sting on July 4 in Dallas, TX NWA Tag Team Champion Tully Blanchard (w/ JJ Dillon) pinned Dave Spearman with the slingshot suplex at 3:59; prior to the bout, David Crockett conducted an interview with Dillon, Blanchard, & NWA Tag Team Champion Arn Anderson regarding the attack on Lex Luger at the Clash and the comments made earlier in the show by Sting; during the bout, Dillon briefly joined the commentary team Kevin Sullivan pinned Bob Riddle with a clothesline at 3:33; during the bout, Sullivan attacked Riddle with the commentary team's podium and a steel chair but referee Teddy Long didn't stop the match; after the contest, Crockett conducted an interview with Sullivan in which he claimed Jimmy Garvin stole Precious from him years before and said he would get his revenge in the Tower of Doom; during the segment, Sullivan accidentally called it the Temple of Doom NWA Tag Team Champion Arn Anderson (w/ JJ Dillon) pinned Tommy Angel with the gordbuster at 4:35; during Anderson's entrance, he stopped by Jim Ross and said Luger was a scared man Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane (w/ Jim Cornette) defeated Lee Wagner & Bob Emory at 7:02 when Eaton scored the win following the Rocket Launcher; during the bout, Cornette joined the commentary team, during which it was noted Cornette would be put in a straightjacket and suspended above the ring during the Great American Bash tour when Eaton & Lane face NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Fulton & Tommy Rogers; after the match, it was noted Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson would return to the NWA as part of the Bash tour; moments later, Crockett conducted an interview with Cornette, Eaton, & Lane regarding Fulton & Rogers NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Fulton & Tommy Rogers defeated the Grappler & Joe Cruz at 2:18 when Rogers pinned Cruz with the Rocket Launcher; during the bout, Tony Schiavone wished a speedy recovery to Granny Louise Billon, a front row regular at the Omni, who was recovering in the hospital; after the match, Jim Ross conducted an interview with Fulton & Rogers regarding the attack they sustained the previous week from Cornette, Eaton, & Lane and facing them as part of the Bash tour

JCP @ Baltimore, MD - Arena - June 11, 1988 (5,500) Brad Armstrong defeated the Bounty Hunter Ivan Koloff defeated Larry Winters Al Perez defeated Mark Fleming The Powers of Pain defeated Ron Garvin & Mighty Wilbur NWA TV Champion Mike Rotundo fought Steve Williams to a draw Sting & Nikita Koloff defeated NWA Tag Team Champions Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard via disqualification Dusty Rhodes & Lex Luger fought NWA World Champion Ric Flair & NWA US Champion Barry Windham to a no contest

JCP @ Florence, SC - Civic Center - June 11, 1988 NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Fulton & Tommy Rogers defeated Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane in a steel cage match

JCP @ Asheville, NC - Civic Center - June 12, 1988 (matinee) NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Fulton & Tommy Rogers defeated Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane

JCP @ Albany, GA - Civic Center - June 12, 1988 Televison taping: Sting & Steve Williams fought Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane to a 20-minute time-limit draw NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Fulton & Tommy Rogers defeated Bob Riddle & Tommy Angel Lex Luger fought NWA US Champion Barry Windham to a no contest Sting & Nikita Koloff defeated NWA World Champion Ric Flair & NWA Tag Team Champion Tully Blanchard via disqualification Dark match after the taping: NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Fulton & Tommy Rogers defeated Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane

JCP @ Columbus, GA - June 13, 1988 NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Fulton & Tommy Rogers defeated Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane

JCP @ Spartanburg, SC - Memorial Auditorium - June 14, 1988 Rick Steiner defeated Kendall Windham Rip Morgan defeated the Italian Stallion Ron Simmons defeated Tiger Conway Jr. Larry Zbyszko (sub. for Shaska Whatley) defeated Bugsy McGraw Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane defeated Brad Armstrong & Tim Horner Ivan Koloff defeated Mighty Wilbur (sub. for Ron Garvin) NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Fulton & Tommy Rogers defeated the Sheepherders

JCP @ Harrisonburg, VA - High School Gym - June 16, 1988 The Italian Stallion defeated Cruel Connection #2 Kendall Windham defeated Cruel Connection #1 Ivan Koloff defeated Mark Fleming Jimmy Garvin defeated Kevin Sullivan Ron Garvin & Mighty Wilbur defeated Ivan Koloff & Larry Zbyzsko The Road Warriors defeated NWA TV Champion Mike Rotundo & Rick Steiner

JCP @ Charleston, WV - Civic Center - June 17, 1988 Bugsy McGraw defeated Chris Champion Ron Garvin defeated Gary Royal Ivan Koloff defeated Mark Fleming Jimmy Garvin defeated Cruel Connection #1 Al Perez defeated Mighty Wilbur Sting & Steve Williams defeated Larry Zbyzsko & Cruel Connection #2 NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Fulton & Tommy Rogers defeated Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane The Road Warriors defeated NWA TV Champion Mike Rotundo & Rick Steiner

JCP @ Atlanta, GA - WTBS Studios - June 18, 1988 (matinee) World Championship Wrestling - 6/18/88: NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Fulton & Tommy Rogers vs. Thompson & Agent Steel Nikita Koloff & Steve Williams vs. Bob Riddle & Max McGyver The Road Warriors vs. Aumen & Wilde Al Perez vs. Dark Star The Russian Assassin vs. the Italian Stallion Ron Garvin vs. Jerry Price NWA Tag Team Champions Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard vs. Tommy Angel & Grundy Kevin Sullivan vs. Ryan Wagner The Sheepherders, Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane vs. Jimmy Garvin, Mighty Wilbur, Brad Armstrong & Tim Horner

JCP @ Philadelphia, PA - Civic Center - June 18, 1988 (5,900) Al Perez defeated Kendall Windham Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane defeated Brad Armstrong & Tim Horner NWA TV Champion Mike Rotundo defeated Jimmy Garvin Steve Williams defeated Larry Zbyzsko The Road Warriors defeated Kevin Sullivan & Rick Steiner Paul Ellering defeated Paul Jones via count-out Sting & Nikita Koloff defeated NWA Tag Team Champions Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard via disqualification Dusty Rhodes & Lex Luger fought NWA World Champion Ric Flair & NWA US Champion Barry Windham to a no contest

JCP @ Johnson City, TN - Freedom Hall - June 19, 1988 (matinee) Television taping Al Perez pinned Max McGyver Sting, Nikita Koloff, & Steve Williams defeated Joe Cruz, Doug Savage, & Mark Starr The Road Warriors defeated NWA Tag Team Champions Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard via disqualification Lex Luger fought NWA US Champion Barry Windham (w/ JJ Dillon) to a double count-out

JCP @ Montgomery, AL - Garrett Coliseum - June 20, 1988 The Italian Stallion defeated Ron Simmons Rick Steiner defeated Kendall Windham NWA TV Champion Mike Rotundo fought Brad Armstrong to a draw Ivan Koloff defeated Tim Horner The Road Warriors defeated the Sheepherders Sting, Steve Williams, & Brad Armstrong defeated NWA World Champion Ric Flair, NWA Tag Team Champions Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard Lex Luger fought NWA US Champion Barry Windham to a no contest

JCP @ Birmingham, AL - Civic Center - June 21, 1988

JCP @ Atlanta, GA - WTBS Studios - June 22, 1988 World Championship Wrestling - 6/25/88: Sting vs. Jerry Price Ivan Koloff & the Russian Assassin vs. Keith Steinborn & Aumen Brad Armstrong, Tim Horner, & Kendall Windham vs. Max McGyver & Cruel Connection Scott Putski vs. David Isley The Road Warriors vs. Gary Royal & Wilde Nikita Koloff vs. Ryan Wagner The Sheepherders vs. the Italian Stallion & Allen NWA Tag Team Champions Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard vs. Bowen & Joe Cruz Steve Williams vs. Bear Collie NWA US Champion Barry Windham vs. Bobby Rose

JCP @ Nashville, TN - Municipal Auditorium - June 23, 1988 NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Fulton & Tommy Rogers defeated Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane

JCP @ Charlottesville, VA - University Hall - June 24, 1988 Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane defeated Brad Armstrong & Tim Horner

JCP @ Orlando, FL - Orange County Convention Center - June 26, 1988 (6,000) The start of the Great American Bash tour Larry Zbyzsko pinned Bugsy McGraw Ivan Koloff & the Russian Assassin defeated Jimmy & Ron Garvin when the Assassin pinned Jimmy after Kevin Sullivan interfered and the Assassin hit Jimmy with Sullivan's spike Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson defeated the Sheepherders NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Fulton & Tommy Rogers defeated Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane; stipulations stated the losing team would be lashed 10 times Steve Williams defeated Kevin Sullivan via disqualification when Sullivan used a chair Sting defeated NWA TV Champion Mike Rotunda via disqualification when Rick Steiner interfered Al Perez defeated Nikita Koloff in a Texas Death Match after Gary Hart interfered Dusty Rhodes, Lex Luger, the Road Warriors, & Paul Ellering defeated NWA World Champion Ric Flair, NWA US Champion Barry Windham, JJ Dillon, NWA Tag Team Champions Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard in Wargames when Dillon submitted to Rhodes' figure-4

JCP @ Greenville, SC - Memorial Auditorium - June 27, 1988 (4,700; a few hundred short of a sell out) Television taping: Mighty Wilbur defeated Ivan Koloff via disqualification when Koloff used a chain Larry Zbyzsko & Al Perez defeated Kendall Windham & the Italian Stallion Kevin Sullivan & Rick Steiner defeated Jimmy Garvin & Chris Champion (sub. for Ron Garvin) Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane defeated Brad Armstrong & Tim Horner via count-out NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Fulton & Tommy Rogers defeated the Sheepherders Steve Williams fought NWA TV Champion Mike Rotunda to a 20-minute time-limit draw The Road Warriors defeated Ivan Koloff & the Russian Assassin in a scaffold match Dusty Rhodes, Lex Luger, Nikita Koloff, & Sting fought NWA World Champion Ric Flair, NWA US Champion Barry Windham, NWA Tag Team Champions Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard to a double count-out

JCP @ Columbia, SC - Township Auditorium - June 28, 1988 (sell out) Television taping NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Fulton & Tommy Rogers defeated Jim Cornette, Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane in a handicap bunkhouse match

JCP @ Atlanta, GA - WTBS Studios - June 29, 1988 World Championship Wrestling - 7/2/88: Ron Garvin vs. Larry Stevens Sting vs. Gary Phelps Al Perez vs. George South Jimmy Garvin vs. Agent Steele NWA TV Champion Mike Rotundo vs. Tony Suber NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Fulton & Tommy Rogers vs. Thompson & Mike Jackson Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson vs. Bob Riddle & Joe Cruz Ivan Koloff & the Russian Assassin vs. Keith Steinborn & Davis Steve Williams vs. Ryan Wagner The Sheepherders vs. Wilde & Little

JCP @ Norfolk, VA - Scope - July 1, 1988

JCP @ Charlotte, NC - Memorial Stadium - July 2, 1988 (about 10,000) Included a performance by David Allen Coe The Main Event - 8/14/88: Brad Armstrong, Tim Horner, (sub. for Ron Simmons & Jimmy Valiant) & Bugsy McGraw defeated Tiger Conway Jr., Chris Champion, & Cruel Connection #1 (Gary Royal) at 7:49 when Horner pinned Conway following a double elbow to the face by Horner & Armstrong The Main Event - 8/14/88: NWA Western States Heritage Champion Larry Zbyzsko pinned Kendall Windham at 5:32 when the momentum of a crossbody by Windham put Zbyzsko on top Al Perez pinned Mighty Wilbur at the 4-minute mark Ron Garvin pinned Rick Steiner in a taped fist match after Kevin Sullivan's interference backfired and Garvin knocked out Steiner with Sullivan's foreign object The Main Event - 8/21/88: Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson defeated the Sheepherders (w/ Rip Morgan) at 13:10 when Morton pinned Luke Williams with a crossbody off the top The Main Event - 8/28/88: Jimmy Garvin pinned Kevin Sullivan in a blindfold match The Main Event - 9/4/88: NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Fulton & Tommy Rogers defeated Jim Cornette, Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane in a handicap bunkhouse match The Main Event - 9/18/88: Steve Williams defeated NWA TV Champion Mike Rotunda via disqualification; Williams originally won the match and title following the Oklahoma Stampede but the decision was changed because Rotunda knocked down the referee moments earlier The Road Warriors defeated Ivan Koloff & the Russian Assassin in a scaffold match in under 5 minutes Dusty Rhodes, Lex Luger, Sting, Nikita Koloff, & Paul Ellering defeated NWA World Champion Ric Flair, NWA US Champion Barry Windham, JJ Dillon, NWA Tag Team Champions Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard in Wargames when Dillon submitted to Luger's Torture Rack

JCP @ Amarillo, TX - Civic Center - July 3, 1988 (6,000; near sell out)

JCP @ Dallas, TX - Reunion Arena - July 4, 1988

JCP @ Miami, FL - Knight Center - July 5, 1988

JCP @ Tampa, FL - Stadium - July 6, 1988

JCP @ Raleigh, NC - Dorton Arena - July 7, 1988 Kendall Windham fought Rick Steiner to a draw Brad Armstrong defeated Cruel Connection #1 Ron Garvin & Mighty Wilbur defeated Larry Zbyzsko & Al Perez Jimmy Garvin defeated Dick Murdoch Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson defeated the Sheepherders NWA TV Champion Mike Rotunda defeated Steve Williams via disqualification NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Fulton & Tommy Rogers defeated Jim Cornette, Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane in a handicap match The Road Warriors defeated Ivan Koloff & the Russian Assassin Dusty Rhodes, Lex Luger, Sting, & Nikita Koloff defeated NWA World Champion Ric Flair, NWA US Champion Barry Windham, NWA Tag Team Champions Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard

JCP @ Pittsburgh, PA - Civic Arena - July 8, 1988 Chris Champion fought Kendall Windham to a draw Rip Morgan fought Bugsy McGraw to a no contest Al Perez & Larry Zbyzsko defeated Brad Armstrong & Tim Horner Ron Garvin defeated Rick Steiner Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson defeated the Sheepherders NWA TV Champion Mike Rotunda defeated Jimmy Garvin Sting, Nikita Koloff, & Steve Williams defeated Dick Murdoch, Ivan Koloff, & the Russian Assassin The Road Warriors defeated NWA Tag Team Champions Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard via disqualification NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Fulton & Tommy Rogers defeated Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane in a scaffold match Lex Luger & Dusty Rhodes defeated NWA World Champion Ric Flair & NWA US Champion Barry Windham

World Championship Wrestling - 7/9/88: Brad Armstrong vs. Mike Jackson Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson vs. Gary Royal & Mike Phelps Sting vs. Larry Stevens Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane vs. Wagner & Little Steve Williams vs. Joe Cruz The Varsity Club vs. George South & Allen NWA Tag Team Champions Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard vs. Tony Suber & Wilde NWA US Champion Barry Windham vs. Max McGyver The Sheepherders vs. Keith Steinborn & Tommy Angel Al Perez vs. Agent Steele

JCP @ Chicago, IL - UIC Pavilion - July 9, 1988 (6,500) Steve Williams pinned Al Perez Ron Garvin fought NWA TV Champion Mike Rotunda to a no contest Jimmy Garvin pinned Kevin Sullivan in a blindfold match with a small package; after the bout, Sullivan attacked Garvin and chased after Precious The Russian Assassin (Angel of Death) pinned Kendall Windham Rick Steiner fought Tim Horner to a draw Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson defeated the Sheepherders Sting & Nikita Koloff defeated Ivan Koloff & Dick Murdoch NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Fulton & Tommy Rogers defeated Jim Cornette, Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane in a handicap bunkhouse match Lex Luger defeated NWA US Champion Barry Windham via count-out in a Texas Death Match Dusty Rhodes & the Road Warriors defeated NWA World Champion Ric Flair, NWA Tag Team Champions Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard in a steel cage match; pre-match stipulations stated the victors would win the vacant NWA Six-Man Tag Team Championship

The Main Event - 7/10/88 - hosted by Jim Ross & Tony Schiavone - hype show for the Great American Bash pay-per-view later that night

Great American Bash 88 - Baltimore, MD - Arena - July 10, 1988 (13,000) The Main Event - 7/24/88: Florida Heavyweight Champion Rick Steiner & Dick Murdoch defeated Tim Horner & Kendall Windham at around the 7-minute mark when Murdoch pinned Windham with an elbow to the face and elbow drop Pay-per-view bouts - featured Jim Ross & Tony Schiavone on commentary: Nikita Koloff & Sting fought NWA Tag Team Champions Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard (w/ JJ Dillon) to a 20-minute time-limit draw at 20:07; the bell rang as Sting had Blanchard caught in the Scorpion Deathlock, making some fans believe there was a title change; after the bout, Sting & Koloff left ringside with the belts (Ric Flair & the 4 Horsemen, Allied Powers) Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane (w/ Jim Cornette) defeated NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Fulton & Tommy Rogers to win the titles at 16:23 when Eaton pinned Fulton after hitting him in the face with a chain after referee Tommy Young was knocked down; pre-match stipulations stated the champions would get to whip Cornette 10 times if they won; Cornette was hung above the ring in a shark cage and wearing a straight jacket for the duration of the bout; after the match, Fulton assaulted Eaton with the chain before he and Rogers chased Cornette into the ring and lashed him 10 times (Allied Powers) Jimmy & Ron Garvin, the Road Warriors (w/ Paul Ellering), & Steve Williams defeated Kevin Sullivan, NWA TV Champion Mike Rotunda, Al Perez (w/ Gary Hart), the Russian Assassin, & Ivan Koloff (w/ Paul Jones) in a Tower of Doom match when Sullivan knocked Jimmy out of the cage after Precious gave Jimmy the key to unlock it; stipulations for the bout stated a wrestler from each team would enter at 2-minute intervals and would battle down the three cages; the team to get to the bottom first would have to go through Precious, who had the only key to the lock; after the bout, Sullivan locked himself in the cage with Precious, with Jimmy then climbing back to the top of the cage and going through each level to get back to Sullivan, with Road Warrior Hawk making the save as Garvin freed Precious NWA US Champion Barry Windham (w/ JJ Dillon) pinned Dusty Rhodes with the claw after Ron Garvin interfered and knocked Rhodes out with a punch after referee Tommy Young was knocked down; after the bout, Steve Williams tended to Rhodes in the ring; moments later, footage backstage showed Garvin celebrating with Gary Hart and Dillon (The Rise and Fall of WCW) NWA World Champion Ric Flair (w/ JJ Dillon) defeated Lex Luger when referee Tommy Young, under orders of the athletic commissioner at ringside, stopped the bout due to Luger bleeding above the eye as Luger had Flair caught in the Torture Rack; after the bout, Sting, Steve Williams, and Nikita Koloff came out to celebrate Luger's victory until the official decision was announced

JCP @ Salisbury, MD - July 11, 1988 Television taping: Rick Steiner fought Kendall Windham to a draw Bobby Fulton & Tommy Rogers defeated Jim Cornette, NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane in a handicap match Steve Williams & Nikita Koloff defeated NWA Tag Team Champions Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard via disqualification NWA World Champion Ric Flair & NWA US Champion Barry Windham fought Lex Luger & Sting to a no contest The Road Warriors defeated Ivan Koloff & the Russian Assassin in a scaffold match

JCP @ Huntsville, AL - July 12, 1988 (3,000) Larry Zbyzsko pinned Bugsy McGraw Al Perez pinned Kendall Windham Ron Garvin pinned the Italian Stallion Brad Armstrong & Tim Horner defeated Tiger Conway Jr. & Rip Morgan Dick Murdoch, Ivan Koloff, & the Russian Assassin defeated Chris Champion, Ron Simmons, & Mighty Wilbur when Murdoch pinned Simmons Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson defeated the Sheepherders NWA TV Champion Mike Rotunda defeated Steve Williams via disqualification Bobby Fulton & Tommy Rogers defeated Jim Cornette, NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane in a handicap match Lex Luger, Sting, the Road Warriors, & Nikita Koloff defeated NWA World Champion Ric Flair, NWA US Champion Barry Windham, JJ Dillon, NWA Tag Team Champions Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard in Wargames

JCP @ Chattanooga, TN - July 14, 1988 Bugsy McGraw defeated Tiger Conway Jr. Tim Horner defeated Larry Zbyzsko Ron Garvin defeated the Italian Stallion Dick Murdoch, Ivan Koloff, & the Russian Assassin defeated Chris Champion, Kendall Windham, & Mighty Wilbur Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson defeated the Sheepherders NWA TV Champion Mike Rotunda defeated Brad Armstrong Nikita Koloff defeated Al Perez in a chain match Bobby Fulton & Tommy Rogers defeated NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane in a non-title scaffold match Lex Luger, Sting, the Road Warriors, & Steve Williams defeated NWA World Champion Ric Flair, NWA US Champion Barry Windham, JJ Dillon, NWA Tag Team Champions Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard in Wargames

JCP @ Richmond, VA - Coliseum - July 15, 1988 Kevin Sullivan & Rick Steiner defeated the Italian Stallion & Kendall Windham Bugsy McGraw defeated Rip Morgan Larry Zbyzsko defeated Tim Horner Al Perez defeated Brad Armstrong Dick Murdoch, Ivan Koloff, & the Russian Assassin defeated Ron Simmons, Jimmy Garvin, & Mighty Wilbur Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson defeated the Sheepherders Ron Garvin defeated Chris Champion Steve Williams defeated NWA TV Champion Mike Rotunda via disqualification Bobby Fulton & Tommy Rogers defeated NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane in a non-title scaffold match Lex Luger, Sting, the Road Warriors, & Nikita Koloff defeated NWA World Champion Ric Flair, NWA US Champion Barry Windham, JJ Dillon, NWA Tag Team Champions Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard in Wargames

World Championship Wrestling - 7/16/88: Sting & Steve Williams vs. Green Hornet & Laperouse Brad Armstrong vs. Larry Stevens Dick Murdoch vs. Curtis Thompson NWA Tag Team Champions Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard vs. Tommy Angel & Trent Knight Al Perez vs. Agent Steele The Road Warriors vs. Phelps & Allen NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane vs. Spearman & Wilde Nikita Koloff vs. Tommy Royal

JCP @ Greensboro, NC - War Memorial Stadium - July 16, 1988 Tony Schiavone was the ring announcer for the show Bugsy McGraw & Tim Horner defeated Rip Morgan & Larry Zbyzsko Ron Garvin defeated the Italian Stallion Dick Murdoch defeated Gary Royal Jimmy Garvin defeated Rick Steiner Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson defeated the Sheepherders Al Perez (w/ Gary Hart) pinned Brad Armstrong after Hart grabbed Armstrong's foot as Armstrong attempted to suplex Perez into the ring, with Perez falling on top and and Hart holding the foot down during the cover Bobby Fulton & Tommy Rogers defeated Jim Cornette, NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane in a handicap match The Road Warriors defeated Ivan Koloff & the Russian Assassin in a scaffold match Lex Luger, Steve Williams, Nikita Koloff, Dusty Rhodes, & Paul Ellering defeated NWA World Champion Ric Flair, NWA US Champion Barry Windham, JJ Dillon, NWA Tag Team Champions Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard in Wargames at 21:07 when Dillon submitted to Rhodes' figure-4, with Rhodes grabbing the bottom rope for added leverage; order of entry: Rhodes, Anderson, Windham, Williams, Flair, Luger, Blanchard, Nikita, Dillon, Ellering (Ric Flair & the 4 Horsemen) Sting defeated NWA TV Champion Mike Rotunda (w/ Kevin Sullivan & Rick Steiner) via disqualification at 8:20 when Steiner interfered as Sting applied the Scorpion Deathlock (Great American Bash 88)

JCP @ Charleston, WV - Civic Center - July 17, 1988 (6,500) Tim Horner pinned Larry Zybzsko NWA TV Champion Mike Rotundo pinned Bugsy McGraw Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson defeated the Sheepherders Al Perez pinned Brad Armstrong after Gary Hart distracted Armstrong from the floor Bobby Fulton & Tommy Rogers defeated NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane in a bunkhouse match; Jim Cornette was to have been involved in the match, making it a handicap match, but he missed his plane connection Ron Garvin pinned Mighty Wilbur at the 23-second mark Jimmy Garvin pinned Kevin Sullivan in a blindfold match The Road Warriors defeated Ivan Koloff & the Russian Assassin in a scaffold match Lex Luger, Sting, Nikita Koloff, & Steve Williams defeated NWA World Champion Ric Flair, NWA US Champion Barry Windham, NWA Tag Team Champions Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard in a steel cage match when Luger pinned Anderson

JCP @ Columbus, GA - Municipal Auditorium - July 18, 1988 (4,200) The largest crowd at the venue in 3 years; featured a David Allen Coe concert Television taping: Sting defeated NWA TV Champion Mike Rotunda via disqualification Bobby Fulton & Tommy Rogers defeated Jim Cornette, NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane in a handicap match Dusty Rhodes, Nikita Koloff, & Steve Williams fought NWA World Champion Ric Flair, NWA US Champion Barry Windham, & NWA Tag Team Champion Tully Blanchard to a no contest The Road Warriors defeated Ivan Koloff & the Russian Assassin in a scaffold match

JCP @ Macon, GA - Coliseum - July 19, 1988 Television taping

JCP @ Cincinnati, OH - Cincinnati Gardens - July 21, 1988 (4,000) Bugsy McGraw pinned Rip Morgan Rick Steiner pinned Ron Simmons at 1:29 Al Perez pinned Tim Horner after Gary Hart hit Horner with a foreign object Ron Garvin pinned Chris Champion at 1:03 Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson defeated the Sheepherders at the 17-minute mark Jimmy Garvin & Mighty Wilbur defeated Ivan Koloff & the Russian Assassin when Garvin pinned Ivan Bobby Fulton & Tommy Rogers defeated Jim Cornette, NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane in a bunkhouse handicap match NWA TV Champion Mike Rotunda fought Steve Williams to a double count-out Lex Luger, Sting, Nikita Koloff, & Dusty Rhodes defeated NWA World Champion Ric Flair, NWA US Champion Barry Windham, JJ Dillon, NWA Tag Team Champions Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard in Wargames when Dillon submitted to Sting's Scorpion Deathlock

JCP @ St. Louis, MO - Arena - July 22, 1988 (6,000) Ron Garvin pinned Mighty Wilbur Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson defeated the Sheepherders NWA Western States Heritage Champion Larry Zbyzsko & Al Perez defeated Jimmy Garvin & Kendall Windham Bugsy McGraw pinned Rip Morgan Sting fought NWA TV Champion Mike Rotundo to a draw Bobby Fulton & Tommy Rogers defeated Jim Cornette, NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane in a handicap bunkhouse match The Road Warriors defeated Ivan Koloff & the Russian Assassin in a scaffold match Dusty Rhodes, Lex Luger, Nikita Koloff, & Steve Williams defeated NWA World Champion Ric Flair, NWA US Champion Barry Windham, NWA Tag Team Champions Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard when Luger pinned Blanchard

JCP @ Atlanta, GA - WTBS Studios - July 1988 World Championship Wrestling - 7/23/88 - included an opening shot of the Tower of Doom from the Great American Bash, followed by the announcement another Tower of Doom match would take place at the upcoming Capital Centre card; featured Jim Ross & Tony Schiavone on commentary; included an ad promoting the Great American Bash 88 home video; featured David Crockett conducting an interview with Jim Cornette, NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane in which Cornette said he wanted the NWA Tag Team Titles and complained that they were the #1 contenders to the titles but had been ignored; Cornette said he and JJ Dillon had been business associates and Eaton and Arn Anderson were best friends, then added that Eaton & Lane were better than Anderson & Tully Blanchard; moments later, Cornette said they would still be Dillon, Anderson & Blanchard's friends after they beat them for the belts; included a promo by Dusty Rhodes regarding Gary Hart & Ron Garvin costing him the NWA US Title at the Great American Bash in Baltimore: The Russian Assassin (w/ Paul Jones & Ivan Koloff) defeated Trent Knight via submission with the Cobra Clutch at 4:04; after the bout, David Crockett conducted a ringside interview with Jones, Koloff, & the Russian Assassin regarding their scaffold matches with the Road Warriors; during the segment, Jones threatened Koloff to get the job done and get rid of the Road Warriors or he would get rid of Koloff & the Assassin Bobby Fulton & Tommy Rogers defeated Chris Champion & Gary Royal at 3:51 when Rogers pinned Royal with a roll up Ron Garvin (w/ Gary Hart) pinned Tommy Angel with the punch at 4:38; after the bout, Garvin executed the Garvin Stomp to Angel; moments later, Crockett conducted an interview with Hart, Garvin, & Al Perez in which Hart said Garvin cost Dusty Rhodes the NWA US Title and said the next goal was to put Rhodes out of wrestling; Hart then called out Steve Williams if Williams wanted a chance to get in the ring with Garvin Al Perez (w/ Gary Hart) defeated David Isley via submission with the spinning toe hold at 4:20; after the bout, Perez briefly continued to assault his opponent Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson defeated Agent Steele & George South at 4:46 when Morton pinned Steele following the double dropkick; following the commercial break, Crockett conducted an interview with Morton & Gibson in which they said they were back in the NWA for their fifth NWA Tag Team Titles NWA Six-Man Tag Team Champions the Road Warriors (w/ Paul Ellering) defeated Ric Allen & JC Wilde at 1:23 when Road Warrior Animal scored the pin following a powerslam from the middle turnbuckle; after the bout, Crockett conducted a ringside interview with the Road Warriors & Ellering in which they protested Jim Cornette's claim that NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane were the #1 contenders to the NWA Tag Team Titles, citing they were ranked #1 contenders by all the wrestling magazines; moments later, Road Warrior Hawk cut a promo on Ron Garvin NWA TV Champion Mike Rotunda (w/ Kevin Sullivan & Florida Heavyweight Champion Rick Steiner) pinned Gary Phelps with the butterfly suplex at 3:59; during the bout, Steiner briefly climbed in the ring and assaulted Phelps before referee Teddy Long sent him out of the ring; after the match, Crockett conducted an interview with Rotunda, Sullivan, & Steiner in which Rotunda replied to a challenge from Steve Williams; moments later, Sullivan spoke about his upcoming cage match in Detroit with Dick Murdoch against Dusty Rhodes & the Sheik and said Rhodes would have to face Sullivan in Daytona Beach, FL before he gets to Detroit NWA Tag Team Champion Tully Blanchard (w/ JJ Dillon) pinned Ryan Wagner with the slingshot suplex at 3:00; following the commercial break, Crockett conducted an interview with Blanchard, Arn Anderson, & Dillon regarding the the challenge of Jim Cornette, NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane, during which Anderson told Eaton to be happy where he was and not worry about he and Blanchard NWA US Champion Barry Windham (w/ JJ Dillon) pinned Dale Laperyouse at 2:08 with the claw after hitting the superplex and lariat; following the bout, Crockett conducted a ringside interview with Windham & Dillon regarding the win over Dusty Rhodes in Baltimore, during which Dillon said Ron Garvin was nothing more than a little insurance that they didn't need Lex Luger defeated Keith Steinborn via submission with the Torture Rack at 1:51; following the bout, Crockett conducted an interview with Luger regarding the outcome of his match with NWA World Champion Ric Flair in Baltimore Sting, Nikita Koloff, & Steve Williams defeated the Green Hornet, Larry Stephens, & Cruel Connection #2 at 7:43 when Williams pinned Stephens following the Oklahoma Stampede NWA World Champion Ric Flair defeated Curtis Thompson via submission with the figure-4 at 4:30; after the bout, Crockett conducted a ringside interview with Flair & Dillon in which Dillon said the ratings would pay off for Flair wrestling on the show and Flair cut a promo on Lex Luger

Pro - 7/88: NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane (w/ Jim Cornette) defeated Larry Stephens & an unknown at 4:25 when Eaton pinned Stephens with one hand on his chest following the Rocket Launcher; after the bout, Bob Caudle conducted a ringside interview with Cornette, Eaton & Lane in which they talked about wanting a shot against NWA Tag Team Champions Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard; moments later, JJ Dillon, Blanchard & Anderson came out with all six men arguing

JCP @ Philadelphia, PA - Civic Center - July 23, 1988 (7,520) Ron Garvin pinned the Italian Stallion NWA Western States Heritage Champion Larry Zbyzsko pinned Bugsy McGraw Rick Steiner pinned Kendall Windham Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson defeated the Sheepherders Al Perez pinned Mighty Wilbur Steve Williams & Jimmy Garvin defeated Ivan Koloff & the Russian Assassin Bobby Fulton & Tommy Rogers defeated Jim Cornette, NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane in a handicap bunkhouse match Sting defeated NWA TV Champion Mike Rotundo via disqualification when Kevin Sullivan interfered Dusty Rhodes, Lex Luger, Nikita Koloff, & the Road Warriors defeated NWA World Champion Ric Flair, NWA US Champion Barry Windham, JJ Dillon, NWA Tag Team Champions Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard in Wargames

JCP @ Roanoke, VA - Civic Center - July 24, 1988 (matinee)

JCP @ Johnson City, TN - Freedom Hall - July 24, 1988 The Italian Stallion vs. Cruel Connection #2 Bugsy McGraw vs. Cruel Connection #1 Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson vs. Al Perez & Larry Zbyzsko Bobby Fulton & Tommy Rogers vs. Jim Cornette, Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane (handicap match) Steve Williams vs. NWA TV Champion Mike Rotunda Lex Luger, Sting, Nikita Koloff, & the Road Warriors vs. NWA World Champion Ric Flair, NWA US Champion Barry Windham, NWA Tag Team Champions Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard, & JJ Dillon (Wargames)

JCP @ Fayetteville, NC - Cumberland County Memorial Arena - July 25, 1988

JCP @ Savannah, GA - Civic Center - July 26, 1988 Television taping

JCP @ Jacksonville, FL - Memorial Coliseum - July 27, 1988 Television taping

JCP @ Daytona Beach, FL - Ocean Center - July 28, 1988 (5,500) Bugsy McGraw pinned NWA Western Stages Heritage Champion Larry Zbyzsko Rick Steiner pinned the Italian Stallion Ron Garvin pinned Will Clifford following a right hand punch Al Perez pinned Kendall Windham Ricky Morton, Brad Armstrong, & Tim Horner defeated Ivan Koloff, Dick Murdoch, & the Russian Assassin when Morton pinned Assassin; after the bout, Murdoch argued with Paul Jones over the loss Bobby Fulton & Tommy Rogers defeated Jim Cornette, NWA US Tag Team Champions Stan Lane & Bobby Eaton in a handicap bunkhouse match NWA TV Champion Mike Rotundo fought Steve Williams to a double count-out NWA US Champion Barry Windham pinned Lex Luger in a Texas Death Match; Luger was accidentally announced as the winner after the match Sting, Dusty Rhodes, Nikita Koloff, & the Road Warriors defeated NWA World Champion Ric Flair, Kevin Sullivan, JJ Dillon, NWA Tag Team Champions Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard in Wargames when Dillon submitted to Sting's Scorpion Deathlock

JCP @ Houston, TX - Sam Houston Coliseum - July 29, 1988

JCP @ Atlanta, GA - WTBS Studios - August 1988 World Championship Wrestling - 7/30/88 - included an ad for the Great American Bash 88 home video; featured the NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane vs. Larry Stephens & ? match from NWA Pro, followed by the post-match altercation between Jim Cornette, Eaton, Lane, JJ Dillon, NWA Tag Team Champions Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard; included David Crockett conducting an interview with Lex Luger regarding his rematch with NWA World Champion Ric Flair, in which he talked about everything Flair wanted backstage in order to agree to the rematch, how many limos he wanted, and how he wanted a private jet to fly him to the show, and said he himself would wrestle Flair for free and he could take a cab to the show: NWA US Champion Barry Windham (w/ JJ Dillon) & Ron Garvin defeated Tommy Angel & Dale Lapeyrouse at 5:05 when Garvin pinned Lapeyrouse after twice hitting the right hand punch and then sitting on his chest; after the bout, Garvin used the Garvin Stomp on Lapeyrouse while Windham assaulted Angel; Dillon briefly joined the commentary team during the contest; following the commercial break, David Crockett conducted an interview with Dillon, Windham, & Garvin in which Dillon forced Crockett off the set before the three cut a promo on Dusty Rhodes and Sting; moments later, Gary Hart & Al Perez came out, with Hart discussing Rhodes; Dillon then showed footage from Hart recently being interviewed at ringside by Jim Ross & Bob Caudle; Rhodes then attacked Hart from behind, laid him out, and took the mic saying he was looking for Garvin; after reviewing the footage, Hart said not even Mike Tyson was safe from Garvin's punch NWA Tag Team Champions Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard (w/ JJ Dillon) defeated JC Wilde & Trent Knight at 3:15 when Blanchard scored the pin following the slingshot suplex; prior to the bout, David Crockett conducted an interview with NWA World Champion Ric Flair regarding his rematch with Lex Luger, with Flair saying it could be Luger's last shot; moments later, Flair spoke about upcoming tours of Los Angeles, Milwaukee, Detroit, Los Vegas, Seattle, and San Francisco as Dillon, Anderson & Blanchard joined him on the set; moments later, Dillon & Anderson cut a promo on Jim Cornette, NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane Sting defeated Rick Allen via submission with the Scorpion Deathlock at 1:56 following the Stinger Splash; after the bout, David Crockett conducted an interview with Sting from the ring apron, with Sting doing a Blackjack Mulligan impression before saying he was after the NWA US Title and Barry Windham Bobby Fulton & Tommy Rogers defeated Mike Jackson & Larry Stephens at 4:53 when Fulton pinned Stephens after being slammed onto his opponent by Rogers; after the bout, David Crockett conducted an interview with Fulton & Rogers in which they said they and Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson could take out the Horsemen and the Midnight Express and gave a shout out to Dusty Hill of ZZ Top

- 7/88: Robert Gibson quit the NWA after being paid $1,100 for a week's worth of Great American Bash house shows.

JCP @ Landover, MD - Capital Centre - July 30, 1988 Featured a Tower of Doom match

JCP @ Detroit, MI - Cobo Arena - July 31, 1988 (7,000) Larry Zbyzsko fought Bugsy McGraw to a draw after the 10-minute mark Jimmy Garvin pinned Ivan Koloff at 5:45; after the bout, Paul Jones argued with Koloff over the loss Ron Garvin pinned Tim Horner at the 50-second mark with the right hand punch Ricky Morton & Brad Armstrong defeated the Sheepherders at 12:00 Rick Steiner pinned Kendall Windham Nikita Koloff defeated Al Perez in a Russian Chain Match Sting, Lex Luger, & the Road Warriors defeated NWA World Champion Ric Flair, NWA US Champion Barry Windham, NWA Tag Team Champions Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard when Luger pinned Blanchard at the 21-minute mark; the bout was advertised as a steel cage match Bobby Fulton & Tommy Rogers defeated NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane in a scaffold match Dusty Rhodes & the Sheik defeated Kevin Sullivan & Dick Murdoch in a steel cage match at 3:55 when Rhodes pinned Sullivan; after the bout, the Sheik attacked Rhodes until Murdoch made the save

JCP @ Milwaukee, WI - Mecca - August 1, 1988 Dick Murdoch defeated the Russian Assassin Jimmy Garvin defeated Rick Steiner Al Perez defeated Kendall Windham Larry Zbyszko defeated Tim Horner Bugsy McGraw defeated Rip Morgan Ricky Morton & Brad Armstrong defeated the Sheepherders Bobby Fulton & Tommy Rogers defeated NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane in a non-title bunkhouse match NWA TV Champion Mike Rotundo defeated Nikita Koloff Dusty Rhodes, Lex Luger, Sting, & the Road Warriors defeated NWA World Champion Ric Flair, NWA US Champion Barry Windham, NWA Tag Team Champions Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard, and JJ Dillion in Wargames

JCP @ Columbus, GA - Municipal Auditorium - August 1988 Nikita Koloff defeated Al Perez via disqualification Bobby Fulton & Tommy Rogers defeated Kevin Sullivan & NWA TV Champion Mike Rotundo The Italian Stallion defeated Kendall Windham Ron Simmons pinned Rip Morgan Steve Williams pinned Rick Steiner NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane fought NWA Tag Team Champions Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard to a double disqualification Lex Luger & Sting defeated NWA World Champion Ric Flair & NWA US Champion Barry Windham via disqualification

JCP @ Sioux City, IA - Municipal Auditorium - August 2, 1988

JCP @ Seattle, WA - Arena - August 3, 1988

JCP @ Las Vegas, NV - Thomas & Mack Center - August 4, 1988 (3,200) Debut at the venue Jimmy Garvin pinned NWA Western States Heritage Champion Larry Zbyzsko at 5:07 in a non-title match Al Perez defeated Kendall Windham at 5:37 via submission with the spinning toe hold Ron Garvin fought Dick Murdoch to a 15-minute time-limit draw Bobby Fulton & Tommy Rogers defeated Jim Cornette, NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane in a handicap bunkhouse match at the 18-minute mark when Cornette was pinned following a double clothesline NWA TV Champion Mike Rotundo vs. Kendall Windham (sub. for Steve Williams) (6:06); after the bout, Kevin Sullivan attacked Windham until Williams, in street clothes, came out to make the save The Road Warriors defeated Ivan Koloff & the Russian Assassin in a scaffold match at 5:31 Sting & Nikita Koloff defeated NWA Tag Team Champions Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard via disqualification at 19:15 when Anderson threw Koloff over the top Dusty Rhodes & Lex Luger defeated NWA World Champion Ric Flair & NWA US Champion Barry Windham at 14:44 when Luger pinned Windham with an inside cradle

JCP @ Atlanta, GA - WTBS Studios - August 1988 World Championship Wrestling - 8/6/88 - featured the Dick Murdoch vs. Trent Knight match from NWA Pro: The Varsity Club vs. Holiday & Bob Emory The Sheepherders vs. Tony Suber & Holiday Brad Armstrong vs. Joe Cruz Kevin Sullivan vs. JC Wilde Mike Jackson & Curtis Thompson vs. Tommy Angel & Bob Riddle Chris Champion vs. Don Valentine NWA US Tag Team Champion Bobby Eaton vs. Gary Phelps Al Perez vs. Rick Allen Rip Morgan vs. Bear Collie

JCP @ Inglewood, CA - Great Western Forum - August 5, 1988 Sting defeated NWA TV Champion Mike Rotundo via disqualification Steve Williams defeated Rick Steiner Jimmy Garvin pinned Kevin Sullivan Larry Zbyszko fought Dick Murdoch to a double count-out Nikita Koloff pinned Al Perez Bobby Fulton & Tommy Rogers defeated Jim Cornette, NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane in a bunkhouse match Rick Steiner pinned Jose Rossand Dusty Rhodes, Lex Luger, Paul Ellering, & the Road Warriors defeated NWA World Champion Ric Flair, NWA US Champion Barry Windham, JJ Dillon, NWA Tag Team Champions Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard

JCP @ Oakland, CA - Kaiser Convention Center - August 6, 1988 (6,000) Ivan Koloff pinned Kendall Windham at 10:02 by using the tights for leverage when the momentum of a crossbody by Kendall put Koloff on top Jimmy Garvin pinned Kevin Sullivan at 5:05 with a cradle, despite interference by Rick Steiner Nikita Koloff defeated Al Perez in a Russian Chain match at 16:00 Dick Murdoch fought Ron Garvin to a 20-minute time-limit draw Sting pinned NWA Western Stages Heritage Champion Larry Zbyzsko in a non-title match at 6:12 with a sunset flip NWA TV Champion Mike Rotundo fought Steve Williams to a double count-out at 16:00; after the bout, Williams cleared both Rotundo and Rick Steiner from the ring Bobby Fulton & Tommy Rogers defeated NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane via disqualification at 12:00 when Jim Cornette interfered Dusty Rhodes, Lex Luger, the Road Warriors & Paul Ellering defeated NWA World Champion Ric Flair, NWA US Champion Barry Windham, NWA Tag Team Champions Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard, & JJ Dillon in Wargames at 24:00 when Dillon submitted to Luger's Torture Rack

The Main Event - 8/7/88 - featured Jim Ross & Tony Schiavone on commentary; included a replay of the Lex Luger vs. NWA Tag Team Champion Arn Anderson match that aired on the 5/1/88 episode; included an ad for the Great American Bash 88 home video: Florida Heavyweight Champion Rick Steiner (w/ Kevin Sullivan) pinned Kendall Windham with an elbow drop at around the 5:30 mark after blocking a monkey flip out of the corner Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson, Tommy Rogers & Bobby Fulton defeated NWA TV Champion Mike Rotunda & Florida Heavyweight Champion Rick Steiner, Ivan Koloff & the Russian Assassin (w/ Paul Jones) when Morton pinned Koloff after Fulton came off the top with a double axe handle, knocking Koloff into the Assassin, who had Morton in a Cobra Clutch; after the bout, Jones yelled at Koloff for the loss

JCP @ Kansas City, MO - Kemper Arena - August 7, 1988 (6,800) The end of the Great American Bash tour Rick Steiner fought Larry Zbyzsko to a draw after the 10-minute mark; Steiner played the babyface for the bout Al Perez defeated JR Hogg at 1:03 Jimmy Garvin pinned Kevin Sullivan at 4:37 Ron Garvin defeated Kendall Windham at 5:01 via KO Bobby Fulton & Tommy Rogers defeated NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane via disqualification at 14:08 when Jim Cornette interfered Sting defeated NWA TV Champion Mike Rotunda via disqualification at 12:18 when Rick Steiner and Kevin Sullivan interfered Steve Williams defeated NWA Tag Team Champion Arn Anderson via count-out The Road Warriors defeated Ivan Koloff & the Russian Assassin in a scaffold match Dusty Rhodes, Lex Luger, & Dick Murdoch defeated NWA World Champion Ric Flair, NWA US Champion Barry Windham, & NWA Tag Team Champion Arn Anderson in a steel cage match at 15:09 when Luger pinned Blanchard

JCP @ Norfolk, VA - Scope - August 12, 1988 (9,500) Television taping: Dark match after the taping: NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane fought NWA Tag Team Champions Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard to a double disqualification

Worldwide - 8/13/88: Steve Williams vs. NWA TV Champion Mike Rotundo NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane vs. Kendall Windham & George South Kevin Sullivan, Ron Garvin, & Al Perez vs. Brad Armstrong, Tim Horner, & Joe Cruz Nikita Koloff vs. an unknown The Road Warriors vs. two unknowns

JCP @ Atlanta, GA - Center Stage Theatre - August 1988 World Championship Wrestling - 8/13/88 - featured opening footage of Al Perez attacking Brad Armstrong as Kevin Sullivan held Armstrong's foot from the floor; included a segment in which Jim Cornette, NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane interrupted Jim Ross, Tony Schiavone, & David Crockett in which Cornette said the Four Horsemen vitamins were nothing more than Flintstone's vitamins and then cut a promo on Gary Hart for Hart's recent comments directed toward him; featured an ad promoting the Great American Bash 88 home video; included Crockett conducting an interview with Lex Luger regarding his rematch with NWA World Champion Ric Flair; Luger received a mixed reaction during the segment; featured Crockett conducting an interview with Paul Jones, alongside the Russian Assassin, in which he said he would take out the Road Warriors & Paul Ellering but they were still around; Jones said there was something wrong in his camp and it was Ivan Koloff; Jones said he spoke with Koloff and Koloff said he would give him 110% from now on, and that's all Jones needed to eliminate the Road Warriors; included Crockett conducting an interview with Flair, NWA Tag Team Champions Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard, NWA US Champion Barry Windham, and JJ Dillon regarding their challengers: Ricky Morton pinned Lee Ramsey with a crossbody off the top at 2:06; after the bout, David Crockett conducted a ringside interview with Morton regarding his new team with Nikita Koloff; moments later, Koloff appeared and said he and Morton were after the NWA Tag Team, NWA US Tag Team, and NWA World Title belts Kevin Sullivan, NWA TV Champion Mike Rotundo, & Rick Steiner (w/ Gary Hart) defeated Don Valentine, Rick Allen, & Gary Phelps at 4:05 when Steiner scored the pin with a belly to belly suplex after Rotundo hit the butterfly suplex, and Sullivan hit the double stomp four times Brad Armstrong pinned Dave Spearman at 3:01 with the side Russian leg sweep Al Perez (w/ Gary Hart) defeated Max McGyver via submission with the spinning toe hold at 1:34; after the bout, Crockett conducted a ringside interview with Hart, alongside Perez, regarding Dusty Rhodes and said his combination of Perez & Ron Garvin or Perez & Kevin Sullivan could take out Rhodes & Dick Murdoch NWA US Champion Barry Windham (w/ JJ Dillon) defeated Curtis Thompson via submission with the claw at 2:53; during the bout, NWA Tag Team Champions Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard cut an insert promo on NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane, during which Anderson compared Eaton & Lane to women; after the match, Crockett conducted an interview with Dillon and Windham regarding the challenge of Sting and Dusty Rhodes Bobby Fulton & Tommy Rogers defeated Brad & Brett Holiday at 1:07 when Fulton scored the pin after Rogers slammed him onto one of the opponents; prior to the bout, it was noted the Boys Club of Florence, SC was on hand for the show

JCP @ Macon, GA - Coliseum - August 13, 1988NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane fought NWA Tag Team Champions Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard to a double disqualification

JCP @ Raleigh, NC - Dorton Arena - August 18, 1988 NWA US Tag Team Champion Stan Lane fought NWA Tag Team Champion Arn Anderson to a double disqualification

JCP @ Richmond, VA - Coliseum - August 19, 1988 (13,000; near sell out) NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane fought NWA Tag Team Champions Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard to a double disqualification NWA World Champion Ric Flair vs. Lex Luger

Worldwide - 8/20/88: Ricky Morton vs. Cruel Connection Ron Garvin, Rick Steiner, & Al Perez vs. Curtis Thompson & two unknowns NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane vs. two unknowns Ivan Koloff & the Russian Assassin vs. two unknowns Dick Murdoch vs. Agent Steel Lex Luger & Dusty Rhodes vs. NWA World Champion Ric Flair & NWA US Champion Barry Windham

JCP @ Atlanta, GA - Center Stage Theatre - August 1988 World Championship Wrestling - 8/20/88: Al Perez vs. Jerry Price Bobby Fulton & Tommy Rogers vs. the Menace & Boss The Russian Assassin vs. Robbie Alumen Kendall Windham & the Italian Stallion vs. Keith Steinborn & Valentine Rick Steiner vs. Tony Suber Brad Armstrong vs. Max McGyver NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane vs. Collie & Shadow NWA TV Champion Mike Rotundo vs. Rick Allen Nikita Koloff vs. Russ Tyler The Sheepherders vs. Brad & Brett Holiday NWA US Champion Barry Windham vs. Lee Ramsey

JCP @ Philadelphia, PA - Civic Center - August 20, 1988 The Road Warriors defeated NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane via disqualification

JCP @ Cincinatti, OH - Cincinnati Gardens - August 21, 1988 Bobby Fulton & Tommy Rogers defeated the Varsity Club Sting pinned Al Perez Steve Williams pinned the Russian Assassin NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane defeated Ricky Morton & Brad Armstrong (sub. for Robert Gibson) NWA US Champion Barry Windham defeated Nikita Koloff via count-out The Road Warriors defeated NWA Tag Team Champions Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard via disqualification Lex Luger defeated NWA World Champion Ric Flair via disqualification; Luger originally won the match and title with a sunset flip but the decision was changed by the original referee who saw Flair throw Luger over the top rope moments earlier

JCP @ Sumter, SC - Fairgrounds Exhibition Center - August 23, 1988 (sell out) Television taping: NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane fought NWA Tag Team Champions Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard to a double disqualification

JCP @ Atlanta, GA - WTBS Studios - August 24, 1988 World Championship Wrestling - 8/27/88 - featured the NWA US Tag Team Champion Stan Lane vs. Curtis Thompson match from NWA Worldwide: Nikita Koloff & Ricky Morton vs. Price & McGyver The Russian Assassin vs. Bret Holiday Rick Steiner vs. Keith Steinborn Al Perez vs. Gary Royal NWA Tag Team Champions Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard vs. Bret Holiday & Ramsey Brad Armstrong vs. Gary Phelps Sting vs. Cruel Connection #1 Steve Williams vs. the Menace Jimmy Garvin vs. Agent Steele NWA TV Champion Mike Rotundo vs. Eddie Sweat

JCP @ Columbus, GA - Municipal Auditorium - August 25, 1988 NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane fought NWA Tag Team Champions Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard to a double disqualification

JCP @ Atlanta, GA - Omni - August 26, 1988 (13,700) Ron Simmons (sub. for Tim Horner) defeated Rip Morgan The Italian Stallion defeated Kendall Windham (sub. for Al Perez) Bobby Fulton & Tommy Rogers defeated the Sheepherders Sting fought NWA US Champion Barry Windham to a draw Dusty Rhodes defeated the Russian Assassin (sub. for Ron Garvin) The Road Warriors defeated NWA Tag Team Champions Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard via disqualification Lex Luger defeated NWA World Champion Ric Flair via disqualification Jimmy Garvin, Steve Williams, Nikita Koloff, Brad Armstrong, & Ricky Morton defeated Kevin Sullivan, NWA TV Champion Mike Rotundo, Rick Steiner, Ivan Koloff, & Al Perez (sub. for the Russian Assassin) in a Tower of Doom match

Worldwide - 8/27/88: Bobby Fulton & Tommy Rogers vs. Larry Stevens & Trent Knight Rick Steiner, NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane vs. George South & two unknowns Al Perez vs. an unknown NWA Tag Team Champions Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard vs. two unknowns Nikita Koloff & Ricky Morton vs. Agent Steel & an unknown NWA US Champion Barry Windham vs. Bob Riddle

JCP @ Charlotte, NC - Coliseum - August 27, 1988 (13,500) Debut at the new coliseum Rip Morgan & the Sheepherders defeated Kendall Windham, Ron Simmons, & the Italian Stallion Ricky Morton defeated Cruel Connection #1 Nikita Koloff defeated Al Perez in a chain match Dusty Rhodes & Sting defeated NWA US Champion Barry Windham & Larry Zbyzsko NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane fought NWA Tag Team Champions Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard to a no contest The Road Warriors, Jimmy Garvin, Brad Armstrong, & Steve Williams defeated Kevin Sullivan, Rick Steiner, NWA TV Champion Mike Rotundo, Ivan Koloff, & the Russian Assassin in a Tower of Doom match Lex Luger defeated NWA World Champion Ric Flair via disqualification

JCP @ Greensboro, NC - Coliseum - August 28, 1988 (6,000) Television taping: NWA US Champion Barry Windham defeated Steve Williams via count-out NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane fought NWA Tag Team Champions Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard to a no contest Lex Luger & Dusty Rhodes defeated NWA World Champion Ric Flair & Al Perez

JCP @ Greenville, SC - August 29, 1988 NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane fought NWA Tag Team Champions Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard to a double disqualification

JCP @ Savannah, GA - Civic Center - August 30, 1988 Television taping: Dark match after the taping: NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane fought NWA Tag Team Champions Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard to a double disqualification

JCP @ Atlanta, GA - WTBS Studios - August 31, 1988 World Championship Wrestling - 9/3/88 - featured opening footage of Dusty Rhodes & Brad Armstrong vs. Kevin Sullivan & Al Perez; included Tony Schiavone & Jim Ross on commentary; featured David Crockett conducting an interview with Dusty Rhodes regarding Kevin Sullivan and Gary Hart; moments later, Rhodes called out a woman in the crowd who had cat called him and said he had turned down uglier women than her; included an ad for Clash of the Champions III which announced NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane would be on the card, which didn't happen; featured Crockett conducting an interview with Sting regarding his wanting Barry Windham's NWA US Title; included a pretaped promo by NWA World Champion Ric Flair bragged about being the champion and said Herschel Walker, the Atlanta Braves' Dale Murphy, Lex Luger, Dusty Rhodes, Ricky Morton, and Steve Williams all had to look up to him; featured an ad for the Great American Bash 88 home video: Bobby Fulton & Tommy Rogers defeated George South & Keith Steinborn at 3:24 when Rogers pinned Steinborn following the Rocket Launcher Mike Jackson & Gary Royal defeated NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane (w/ Jim Cornette) via disqualification at 3:33 when Cornette hit Jackson with the tennis racquet; after the match, Eaton & Lane continued to assault their opponents; moments later, David Crockett conducted an interview with Cornette, Eaton & Lane regarding JJ Dillon, NWA Tag Team Champions Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard and the attack Eaton recently sustained from Anderson & Blanchard backstage; during the segment, Cornette noted the injuries his men had given Ron Garvin and Bobby Fulton and the fact Anderson & Blanchard won the belts only after Eaton & Lane attacked Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson earlier that night NWA TV Champion Mike Rotundo (w/ Kevin Sullivan) pinned Bob Emory (sub. for Jimmy Garvin) with the butterfly suplex at 1:30; Garvin was the scheduled challenger for the title; following his entrance, Sullivan grabbed Precious on the floor, with Garvin and Sullivan then brawling until Rotundo jumped Garvin from behind; Sullivan then shoved Precious to the floor and hit referee Teddy Long; moments later, Rotundo held Garvin as Sullivan threw a cinder block onto Garvin's leg; Garvin screamed "My god, my leg is broken" as Sting, Mike Jackson, Dusty Rhodes, Steve Williams, Ricky Morton, Brad Armstrong, Bobby Fulton & Tommy Rogers, and Precious tended to Garvin; moments later, Garvin was taken backstage on a backboard; following the commercial break, Jim Ross conducted an interview with Rotundo in which he and Sullivan demanded that they wanted the #1 contender to come out and get a title shot; moments later, Emory, an enhancement wrestler, came out instead; after the match, Williams ran out and knocked Rotundo to the floor; following the commercial break, David Crockett said Garvin's injury was very severe and that he had been taken to the hospital NWA US Champion Barry Windham (w/ JJ Dillon) pinned the Italian Stallion with the lariat at 2:35; during the bout, it was noted Dusty Rhodes and Dick Murdoch would team up the following week in Houston, TX; following the commercial break, Crockett conducted an interview with Windham & Dillon regarding the challenge of Sting, during which Windham said Sting wouldn't win the US title just like he couldn't take the NWA World Title from Ric Flair Ron Simmons pinned Joe Cruze with a spinebuster at 1:49; after the match, Ross & Crockett conducted an interview with Simmons, who returned from the locker room, in which he said he was worthy of title shots and then told the kids that his success came without the use of drugs and that it wasn't worth it to get involved with drugs Ricky Morton & Steve Williams vs. the Menace & Jerry Price Ivan Koloff & the Russian Assassin vs. Jones & Wilde NWA Tag Team Champions Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard vs. Tommy Angel & Trent Knight Al Perez vs. Rick Allen

JCP @ Raleigh, NC - Dorton Arena - September 1, 1988 The Italian Stallion defeated Gary Royal Ivan Koloff defeated George South The Russian Assassin (Dave Shelton) defeated Chris Champion Brad Armstrong & Ricky Morton, Bobby Fulton & Tommy Rogers defeated NWA TV Champion Mike Rotundo, Rick Steiner, & the Sheepherders Dick Murdoch defeated Larry Zbyzsko Kevin Sullivan & Al Perez defeated Sting & Nikita Koloff NWA US Champion Barry Windham defeated Steve Williams via count-out NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane fought NWA Tag Team Champions Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard to a no contest

JCP @ Norfolk, VA - Scope - September 2, 1988 Worldwide taping: Featured the debut of Magnum TA's Straight Talk segment, with guest Kendall Windham Ron Simmons defeated Cruel Connection #1 Larry Zbyzsko pinned Mark Fleming Bobby Fulton & Tommy Rogers defeated the Sheepherders NWA TV Champion Mike Rotundo pinned the Italian Stallion Steve Williams, Dick Murdoch, & Nikita Koloff defeated NWA TV Champion Mike Rotundo, Al Perez, & Kevin Sullivan Ricky Morton defeated the Russian Assassin when Ivan Koloff's interference backfired Sting defeated NWA US Champion Barry Windham via disqualification NWA Tag Team Champions Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard defeated NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane in a No DQ match after NWA US Champion Barry Windham interfered Lex Luger defeated NWA World Champion Ric Flair via count-out in a No DQ match

Worldwide - 9/3/88: NWA US Tag Team Champion Stan Lane vs. Curtis Thompson NWA TV Champion Mike Rotundo vs. the Italian Stallion Nikita Koloff, Steve Williams, & Jimmy Garvin vs. Rick Steiner, Lee Ramsey, & Cruel Connection The Sheepherders vs. Kendall Windham & an unknown The Russian Assassin vs. an unknown Sting vs. Agent Steel Al Perez vs. an unknown

JCP @ Baltimore, MD - Arena - September 3, 1988 (11,000) Ricky Morton, Ron Simmons, & Brad Armstrong defeated the Sheepherders & Larry Zbyzsko Bobby Fulton & Tommy Rogers defeated Ivan Koloff & Russian Assassin #1 Nikita Koloff pinned Rip Morgan NWA TV Champion Mike Rotunda defeated Steve Williams via disqualification Dick Murdoch defeated Kevin Sullivan via disqualification Dusty Rhodes & Sting defeated NWA US Champion Barry Windham & Al Perez NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane fought NWA Tag Team Champions Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard to a double disqualification Lex Luger defeated NWA World Champion Ric Flair via disqualification

JCP @ Detroit, MI - Cobo Arena - September 4, 1988 (7,500) Ron Simmons defeated Rip Morgan Rick Steiner defeated the Italian Stallion Brad Armstrong, Bobby Fulton & Tommy Rogers defeated NWA TV Champion Mike Rotundo & the Sheepherders Steve Williams defeated Ivan Koloff NWA US Champion Barry Windham defeated Sting via disqualification Dusty Rhodes & Dick Murdoch defeated Kevin Sullivan & Larry Zbyzsko NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane fought NWA Tag Team Champions Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard to a no contest Lex Luger defeated NWA World Champion Ric Flair via disqualification

JCP @ Covington, GA - September 5, 1988 (5,500) George South defeated Rip Morgan Ron Simmons & the Italian Stallion defeated the Sheepherders in a Best 2 out of 3 falls match Brad Armstrong pinned Ivan Koloff

JCP @ Seattle, WA - Sports Arena - September 1988 The Avalanche defeated Billy Two Eagles The Southern Rockers fought Col. DeBeers & Buddy Rose to a draw Mike Golden defeated the Grappler via disqualification Larry Zbyszko pinned Kendall Windham Al Perez defeated Mighty Wilbur via forfeit Sting & Dick Murdoch defeated Ron Garvin & Ivan Koloff Jimmy Garvin defeated Kevin Sullivan in a taped fist match Bobby Fulton & Tommy Rogers defeated Jim Cornette, NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane in a bunkhouse match Steve Williams fought NWA TV Champion Mike Rotundo to a double count-out Lex Luger, Nikita Koloff, & the Road Warriors defeated NWA World Champion Ric Flair, NWA US Champion Barry Windham, NWA Tag Team Champions Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard in a steel cage match

Clash of the Champions III "Fall Brawl" - Albany, GA - Civic Center - September 7, 1988 (3,700) Shown live on TBS - featured Jim Ross & Bob Caudle on commentary; included Tony Schiavone conducting a closing interview with NWA World Champion Ric Flair regarding the altercation earlier in the show by John Ayres and defending his title against Lex Luger: Brad Armstrong fought NWA TV Champion Mike Rotunda (w/ Kevin Sullivan) to a 20-minute time-limit draw; late in the bout, Steve Williams appeared ringside to cheer on Armstrong; Armstrong repeatedly kicked out of the champion's pin attempts as the time limit expired; after the bout, Williams celebrated with Armstrong in the ring before helping him from ringside Nikita Koloff & Steve Williams defeated the Sheepherders (w/ Rip Morgan) when Koloff pinned Luke Williams with the Russian Sickle Dusty Rhodes defeated Kevin Sullivan (w/ Gary Hart) at 7:00 by pinning an interfering Hart with an inside cradle; late in the bout, Al Perez appeared and helped in double teaming Rhodes with a dog collar and chain but referee Tommy Young allowed the match to continue; after the bout, Rhodes briefly took a seat at ringside before eventually going backstage Ricky Morton defeated Ivan Koloff (w/ Paul Jones) in a Russian chain match, despite interference by Jones; after the bout, the Russian Assassin appeared and threw Morton to the floor; moments later, Jones began blaming Koloff for the loss - even though it was his own fault - with Koloff eventually knocking Jones down; the Assassin then attacked Koloff, with another masked Russian appearing; the Russians and Jones then assaulted Koloff with the chain before hanging him over the top rope with it (debut of the second Russian Assassin) Sting defeated NWA US Champion Barry Windham (w/ JJ Dillon) via disqualification after the Atlanta Falcons' John Ayres climbed in the ring as Windham had Sting covered and told referee Tommy Young that Windham hit Sting with a steel chair; after the bout, Sting and Ayres cleared Windham and Dillon from the ring; Ayres sat ringside for the bout because he was scheduled to referee an upcoming NWA World Title match

JCP @ Atlanta, GA - WTBS Studios - September 1988 World Championship Wrestling - 9/10/88: Sting vs. Tommy Angel Ron Simmons vs. Bob Riddle Bobby Fulton & Tommy Rogers vs. Price & Scott The Russian Assassin vs. Keith Steinborn Ricky Morton & Brad Armstrong vs. Steele & Menace The Varsity Club vs. Stevens & David Isley Steve Williams vs. Don Valentine Larry Zbyzsko vs. Tony Suber Al Perez vs. Mike Justice

JCP @ Houston, TX - Sam Houston Coliseum - September 9, 1988 (3,000) Brad Armstrong pinned Rick Steiner Bobby Fulton & Tommy Rogers defeated Tug Taylor & Rip Morgan (sub. for the Sheepherders, who were in Puerto Rico) Nikita Koloff pinned Russian Assassin #1 NWA US Champion Barry Windham defeated Sting via count-out Ricky Morton pinned Rip Morgan (sub. for NWA TV Champion Mike Rotunda) Dusty Rhodes & Steve Williams (sub. for Dick Murdoch) defeated Kevin Sullivan & Al Perez when Williams pinned Perez NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane fought NWA Tag Team Champions Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard to a double disqualification Lex Luger defeated NWA World Champion Ric Flair via disqualification

Worldwide - 9/10/88: The Road Warriors defeated two unknowns Brad Armstrong vs. Trent Knight Kevin Sullivan & Al Perez vs. George South & an unknown The Russian Assassin vs. Agent Steel The Sheepherders defeated two unknowns Steve Williams vs. NWA US Champion Barry Windham

JCP @ Philadelphia, PA - Civic Center - September 10, 1988 (6,532) Children's tickets were sold for $1 Ron Simmons defeated Agent Steel Ricky Morton pinned Curtis Thompson Brad Armstrong, Bobby Fulton & Tommy Rogers defeated Rick Steiner, Larry Zbyzsko, & Al Perez at the 10-minute mark Dusty Rhodes defeated Kevin Sullivan in a dog collar match when Brad Armstrong (sub. for Dick Murdoch), who was handcuffed to Al Perez at ringside for the duration of the bout, hit Sullivan with the timekeeper's bell Sting defeated NWA US Champion Barry Windham via disqualification when the champion refused to break the claw after Sting reached the ring ropes The Road Warriors defeated Rip Morgan & Russian Assassin #1 when Road Warrior Hawk pinned Morgan; after the bout, Ivan Koloff attacked Paul Jones until Koloff was attacked by the Russian Assassins; the Road Warriors eventually made the save NWA TV Champion Mike Rotundo defeated Nikita Koloff via disqualification at the 20-minute mark NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane defeated NWA Tag Team Champions Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard to win the titles at 14:50 when Eaton pinned Anderson with the Alabama Jam at the same time Blanchard pinned Lane with the slingshot suplex; because Eaton and Anderson were the legal men, the challengers won the titles; prior to the bout, Jim Cornette, JJ Dillon, and Anderson exchanged words on the mic; the match was advertised as a Best 2 out of 3 falls match (Anderson's last appearance for a year; Blanchard's last appearance for 6 years) (Wrestling Rarities: The Midnight Express) Lex Luger defeated NWA World Champion Ric Flair via disqualification after JJ Dillon hit Luger with his shoe and NWA US Champion Barry Windham interfered; former NFL player John Ayres was the guest referee for the bout

JCP @ Fayetteville, NC - September 11, 1988 (matinee) Television taping: Included NWA World & US Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane

JCP @ Greensboro, NC - Coliseum - September 11, 1988 (2,500) NWA TV Champion Mike Rotundo & Rick Steiner defeated Brad Armstrong & the Italian Stallion Steve Williams pinned Rip Morgan The Road Warriors defeated the Sheepherders The Russian Assassins defeated Ricky Morton & Nikita Koloff via disqualification when Ivan Koloff interfered Dusty Rhodes defeated Al Perez in a dog collar match; after the bout, Kevin Sullivan interfered and helped double team Rhodes Sting defeated NWA US Champion Barry Windham via disqualification when the champion began choking Sting on the ropes NWA World & US Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane defeated Bobby Fulton & Tommy Rogers when Eaton pinned Rogers Lex Luger defeated NWA World Champion Ric Flair via disqualification when Flair threw the challenger over the top rope; former NFL player John Ayres was scheduled as the guest referee but did not appear; Luger originally won the match and title when replacement referee Teddy Long made the pinfall but initial referee Tommy Young overruled it due to Flair throwing Luger over the top earlier in the match

JCP @ Richmond, VA - Coliseum - September 16, 1988

Worldwide - 9/17/88: Ron Simmons & Brad Armstrong vs. Agent Steel & an unknown The Russian Assassin vs. George South Bobby Fulton & Tommy Rogers vs. two unknowns NWA US Champion Barry Windham vs. an unknown Steve Williams vs. an unknown The Sheepherders vs. two unknowns

JCP @ Charleston, SC - Johnson-Hagwood Stadium - September 17, 1988

JCP @ Roanoke, VA - Civic Center - September 18, 1988 (3,200) Larry Zbyzsko pinned Curtis Thompson The Sheepherders defeated Chris Champion & Mark Fleming The Russian Assassins defeated Nikita Koloff & the Italian Stallion when the Stallion was pinned The Road Warriors defeated NWA TV Champion Mike Rotunda & Rick Steiner; after the bout, Steiner and Rotunda argued over the loss Sting defeated NWA US Champion Barry Windham via disqualification Lex Luger defeated NWA World Champion Ric Flair via disqualification NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane defeated Bobby Fulton & Tommy Rogers

- 9/20/88: Nikita Koloff and Mandy Smithson were married.

JCP @ Frederick, MD - Community College Fieldhouse - September 23, 1988 Brad Armstrong vs. Russian Assassin #2 Ricky Morton vs. Al Perez Nikita Koloff vs. Russian Assassin #1 The Sheepherders vs. Bobby Fulton & Tommy Rogers Steve Williams vs. NWA TV Champion Mike Rotundo NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane vs. NWA Tag Team Champions Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard Sting & Lex Luger vs. NWA World Champion Ric Flair & NWA US Champion Barry Windham

Worldwide - 9/24/88: NWA TV Champion Mike Rotundo & Rick Steiner vs. two unknowns The Russian Assassins vs. Curtis Thompson & an unknown Ron Simmons vs. an unknown Sting & Ricky Morton vs. Agent Steel & an unknown NWA Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane vs. two unknowns

JCP @ Washington DC - Armory - September 24, 1988

JCP @ Atlanta, GA - WTBS Studios - September 1988 World Championship Wrestling - 9/24/88: The Road Warriors vs. the Menace #1 & #2 NWA US Champion Barry Windham vs. Agent Steele Sting vs. Jerry Price NWA Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane vs. Thompson & Cruel Connection #1 Bobby Fulton & Tommy Rogers vs. Mike Justice & Griffin Nikita Koloff vs. Eddie Sweat Steve Williams & Brad Armstrong vs. Keith Steinborn & Jones Kevin Sullivan, NWA TV Champion Mike Rotunda, & Rick Steiner vs. Mulkey, Gary Royal, & Hallis Al Perez vs. Max Mcgyver Russian Assassin #1 & #2 vs. the Italian Stallion & Miles

JCP @ Atlanta, GA - Omni - September 25, 1988 (6,700) Luke Williams (w/ Butch Miller & Rip Morgan) pinned Curtis Thompson Dick Murdoch pinned Larry Zbyzsko at the 12-minute mark Mike Rotunda, Rick Steiner, & Al Perez defeated Steve Williams, Nikita Koloff, & the Italian Stallion at 15:29 when Steiner pinned Stallion Russian Assassin #2 (Jack Victory) pinned Ivan Koloff at 8:50 when the other Russian Assassin switched places and headbutted Koloff with a loaded mask; after the bout, Nikita Koloff made the save for Ivan The Midnight Express defeated the Fantastics when Stan Lane pinned Tommy Rogers Dusty Rhodes pinned Kevin Sullivan at 8:15 in a collar match after ramming his head into a chair Sting defeated NWA US Champion Barry Windham via disqualification at 10:30 Lex Luger defeated NWA World Champion Ric Flair via disqualification at the 19-minute mark when JJ Dillon interfered

JCP @ Columbus, GA - Municipal Auditorium - September 27, 1988

JCP @ Atlanta, GA - WTBS Studios - September 1988 World Championship Wrestling - 10/1/88: Ron Simmons vs. Eddie Sweat Ivan Koloff vs. Agent Steele Rick Steiner vs. the Italian Stallion Bam Bam Bigelow vs. Trent Knight Bobby Fulton & Tommy Rogers vs. the Menace & Nightmare NWA US Champion Barry Windham vs. George South Steve Williams vs. Joe Cruz Sting vs. Terry Jones NWA Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane vs. Gary Royal & Price Dick Murdoch vs. JC Wilde Larry Zbyzsko & Al Perez vs. Mike Jackson & Keith Steinborn

JCP @ Hammond, IN - Civic Center - September 29, 1988

JCP @ Winnipeg, Manitoba - September 30, 1988 (4,000) Rip Morgan defeated the Masked Invader Bobby Fulton & Tommy Rogers defeated Rick Steiner & Larry Zbyzsko Nikita & Ivan Koloff defeated the Russian Assasins via disqualification NWA TV Champion Mike Rotundo defeated the Italian Stallion Sting fought NWA US Champion Barry Windham to a no contest Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane defeated the Sheepherders Lex Luger defeated NWA World Champion Ric Flair via disqualification

Worldwide - 10/1/88: NWA Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane vs. Agent Steel & KC Wild Sting vs. an unknown Steve Williams & Brad Armstrong vs. two unknowns The Road Warriors vs. two unknowns The Sheepherders vs. two unknowns Al Perez, NWA TV Champion Mike Rotundo, & Rick Steiner vs. the Italian Stallion, Randy Mulkey, & an unknown The Russian Assassin vs. an unknown

JCP @ Brandon, Manitoba - October 1, 1988 (1,000) Rick Steiner pinned Larry Zbyzsko The Sheepherders defeated Ron Ritchie & Bill Cody NWA TV Champion Mike Rotunda defeated the Italian Stallion Ivan Koloff pinned Russian Assassin #2 Nikita Koloff defeated Russian Assassin #1 via disqualification Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane defeated the Fantastics Sting & Lex Luger defeated NWA World Champion Ric Flair & NWA US Champion Barry Windham via disqualification

JCP @ Chicago, IL - UIC Pavilion - October 2, 1988 Ron Simmons defeated Rip Morgan NWA TV Champion Mike Rotunda defeated the Italian Stallion Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane fought Dick Murdoch & Dusty Rhodes to a draw Bobby Fulton & Tommy Rogers defeated the Sheepherders The Russian Assassins defeated Ivan & Nikita Koloff via disqualification Sting defeated NWA US Champion Barry Windham via disqualification NWA World Champion Ric Flair fought Lex Luger to a draw

JCP @ Atlanta, GA - WTBS Studios - October 1988 World Championship Wrestling - 10/8/88 - featured the Bam Bam Bigelow vs. David Isley match from NWA Worldwide: The Road Warriors vs. Allen & Jones Ron Simmons vs. the Menace Bobby Fulton & Tommy Rogers vs. Keith Steinborn & Price Dick Murdoch vs. Cruel Connection #1 Russian Assassin #1 vs. Brett Holiday The Sheepherders vs. Justice & Wilde Rick Steiner vs. Curtis Thompson NWA Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane vs. Agent Steele & Mike Jackson NWA US Champion Barry Windham vs. Gary Royal Nikita Koloff vs. the Blue Demon Larry Zbyzsko vs. Eddie Sweat

JCP @ Macon, GA - October 4, 1988 (2,900) Television taping NWA US Champion Barry Windham pinned Dick Murdoch at 15:40 Lex Luger defeated NWA World Champion Ric Flair via disqualification at 15:02

JCP @ Raleigh, NC - October 6, 1988 (700) The Italian Stallion defeated Rip Morgan Bobby Fulton pinned Luke Williams; the bout was to have been the Fantastics vs. the Sheepherders but Tommy Rogers no-showed; after the bout, Fulton did a stretcher job for the Sheepherders NWA TV Champion Mike Rotunda pinned Ron Simmons The Road Warriors defeated Al Perez & Larry Zbyzsko Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane defeated Kevin Sullivan & Rick Steiner when Sullivan was pinned Nikita Koloff fought Russian Assassin #1 to a double disqualification Lex Luger & Sting defeated NWA World Champion Ric Flair & NWA US Champion Barry Windham in a lumberjack match when Sting pinned Flair

JCP @ Richmond, VA - Coliseum - October 7, 1988 Television taping: NWA Pro: NWA Six-Man Tag Team Champions Sting (sub. for Dusty Rhodes) & the Road Warriors (w/ Paul Ellering) defeated Kevin Sullivan, NWA TV Champion Mike Rotundo, & Rick Steiner via disqualification when, as Sting set Rotunda up for the Scorpion Deathlock, the Road Warriors attacked their partner, double teamed him, and hit the Doomsday Device; moments later, Lex Luger came out and was also double teamed; several wrestlers, including Nikita Koloff, then tended to Sting and Luger as the Road Warriors left ringside; Steiner then helped in bringing a stretcher into the ring for Sting; after the bout, Tony Schiavone conducted a backstage interview with Ellering & the Road Warriors in which they said they were threw carrying guys like Sting and Rhodes and that all they needed was each other; Ellering then blamed Rhodes for not appearing as scheduled, instead appearing at a charity, and Sting's injury came as a result of that Larry Zbyzsko defeated the Italian Stallion The Russian Assassins defeated Ivan & Nikita Koloff via disqualification NWA World Champion Ric Flair & NWA US Champion Barry Windham defeated Lex Luger & Ron Simmons (sub. for an injured Sting) when Flair pinned Simmons with the figure-4

Worldwide - 10/8/88 - featured NWA US Champion Barry Windham, with JJ Dillon, as a guest of Straight Shooting with the Boss in which Magnum TA noted Sting was the #1 contender to Windham's title but then questioned why Dusty Rhodes had only received one shot at the title; Magnum then said the only reason Windham beat Rhodes at the Great American Bash was because of the interference of a man who isn't in the NWA anymore; Windham then proposed Sting wrestle Rhodes to determine whether or not Rhodes could get a title shot; Windham then said he would never put the title up again against Rhodes: Bobby Fulton & Tommy Rogers vs. the Sheepherders Steve Williams & Ron Simmons vs. Agent Steel & an unknown Rick Steiner vs. Bob Riddle Bam Bam Bigelow vs. an unknown Ivan & Nikita Koloff vs. two unknowns

The Main Event - 10/9/88: Kevin Sullivan vs. Big Bear Colley Sting & Steve Williams vs. NWA TV Champion Mike Rotunda & Rick Steiner Nikita Koloff vs. Al Perez

JCP @ Charlotte, NC - Coliseum - October 9, 1988

JCP @ Greensboro, NC - Coliseum - October 9, 1988 (4,000) The Sheepherders defeated Chris Champion & the Italian Stallion Rip Morgan pinned Curtis Thompson The Fantastics defeated Rick Steiner & Kevin Sullivan The Road Warriors defeated Al Perez & Larry Zbyzsko at the 5-minute mark NWA TV Champion Mike Rotunda pinned Ron Simmons Sting fought NWA US Champion Barry Windham to a double count-out at the 5-minute mark The Russian Assassins defeated Ivan & Nikita Koloff when Jack Victory pinned Nikita after hitting him with a loaded mask headbutt Lex Luger defeated NWA World Champion Ric Flair via disqualification at the 20-minute mark when Barry Windham and JJ Dillon interfered

JCP @ Greenville, SC - October 10, 1988

JCP @ Fayetteville, NC - October 11, 1988 (300) The Road Warriors vs. Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane

JCP @ Charleston, SC - October 1988 The Sheepherders defeated the Italian Stallion & Curtis Thompson Steve Williams pinned Rip Morgan Nikita Koloff pinned Russian Assassin #1 with the Russian Sickle; after the bout, Russian Assassin #2 helped double team Koloff until Ivan Koloff made the save Bobby Fulton & Tommy Rogers defeated the Varsity Club The Road Warriors defeated Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane Lex Luger & Sting defeated NWA World Champion Ric Flair & NWA US Champion Barry Windham via disqualification

JCP @ Philadelphia, PA - Civic Center - October 15, 1988 (4,418) Lex Luger had the night off and Ric Flair was attending his 20 year high school reunion in Minnesota Larry Zbyzsko pinned the Italian Stallion at the 8-minute mark Al Perez fought Ron Simmons to a 15-minute draw The Road Warriors defeated Rick Steiner & Mike Rotunda via count-out when Steiner and Rotunda began arguing with one another Kevin Sullivan pinned Eddie Gilbert after hitting him with a foreign object Russian Assassin #1 & #2 defeated Ivan & Nikita Koloff when Nikita was pinned after sustaining a loaded mask headbutt NWA US Champion Barry Windham defeated Sting via count-out after dropping the challenger throat-first across the guard rail; Sting wore a neckbrace for the duration of the bout NWA Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane defeated Tommy Rogers & Bobby Fulton JJ Dillon pinned Jim Cornette in a steel cage match at 9:08 with a kick to the groin and forearm to the face, with an exhausted and bloody Dillon then collapsing ontop of Cornette; prior to the bout, the two exchanged words on the mic (Wrestling Rarities: The Midnight Express)

Worldwide - 10/15/88: NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Fulton & Tommy Rogers vs. Mike Jackson & Keith Steinborn Bam Bam Bigelow vs. George South The Sheepherders vs. two unknowns Ron Simmons vs. Bob Riddle NWA World Champion Ric Flair & NWA US Champion Barry Windham vs. two unknowns The Russian Assassins vs. two unknowns

JCP @ Atlanta, GA - WTBS Studios - October 1988 World Championship Wrestling - 10/15/88: Larry Zbyzsko & Al Perez vs. David Isley & Mike Justice Bam Bam Bigelow vs. George South Nikita Koloff vs. Russian Assassin #2 Ron Simmons vs. John Savage Eddie Gilbert vs. Trent Knight The Sheepherders vs. Thompson & Tommy Angel The Varsity Club vs. Gene Ligon & Joe Cruz Kevin Sullivan vs. Bob Emory Dick Murdoch vs. Agent Steele NWA Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane vs. George South & Gary Royal

JCP @ Baltimore, MD - Arena - October 16, 1988 (6,000) Larry Zbyzsko fought Eddie Gilbert to a draw The Fantastics defeated Kevin Sullivan & Rick Steiner via reverse decision when Sullivan scored the pin after using a foreign object but Steiner told the referee what happened Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane defeated the Road Warriors via disqualification NWA US Champion Barry Windham defeated Sting via count-out The Russian Assassins defeated Ivan & Nikita Koloff Al Perez pinned Ron Simmons NWA TV Champion Mike Rotunda pinned the Italian Stallion Rick Steiner (sub. for Lex Luger who had conjunctivitis) defeated NWA World Champion Ric Flair via disqualification when NWA US Champion Barry Windham interfered

Worldwide - 10/22/88: Sting & the Road Warriors vs. NWA TV Champion Mike Rotundo, Kevin Sullivan, & Rick Steiner The Russian Assassins vs. two unknowns Larry Zbyszko & Al Perez vs. Agent Steel & David Isley Eddie Gilbert vs. an unknown Ron Simmons vs. an unknown NWA Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane vs. two unknowns NWA TV Champion Mike Rotundo & Kevin Sullivan vs. two unknowns

JCP @ Atlanta, GA - WTBS Studios - October 1988 World Championship Wrestling - 10/22/88 - featured footage from NWA Pro of Sting & the Road Warriors vs. the Varsity Club in which the Road Warriors attacked Sting: Ron Simmons vs. Keith Steinborn Russian Assassin #1 & #2 vs. Price & Allen NWA Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane vs. Jackson & Jones Dick Murdoch vs. Larry Stevens Ivan & Nikita Koloff vs. Menace #1 & #2 Larry Zbyzsko vs. Tony Suber Eddie Gilbert vs. Gary Royal NWA TV Champion Mike Rotundo vs. Eddie Sweat

JCP @ Saginaw, MI - October 20, 1988 Television taping: Sting (sub. for Lex Luger who had conjunctivitis) defeated NWA World Champion Ric Flair via disqualification Worldwide - 11/5/88: Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane vs. Mike Jackson & Bruce NWA US Tag Team Championship Tournament Quarter-Finals: Eddie Gilbert & Ron Simmons defeated Larry Zbyzsko & Al Perez after Zbyzsko accidentally hit Perez with nunchucks The Sheepherders vs. two unknowns Ivan Koloff vs. an unknown Worldwide - 11/12/88: The Sheepherders vs. two unknowns NWA US Tag Team Championship Tournament Quarter-Finals: The Russian Assassins fought Ivan & Nikita Koloff to a double disqualification Eddie Gilbert vs. an unknown Larry Zbyszko vs. an unknown Kevin Sullivan & Rick Steiner vs. Randy Hogan & an unknown

JCP @ Lansing, MI - October 1988 The Main Event - 11/6/88 - featured Jim Ross & Tony Schiavone on commentary; included Schiavone as the ring announcer: Road Warrior Animal & Paul Ellering (sub. for Road Warrior Hawk) defeated NWA Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane (w/ Jim Cornette) via disqualification at 3:39 after Lane accidentally hit Eaton with Cornette's tennis racquet after Animal moved out of the way Brad Armstrong defeated Al Perez (w/ Gary Hart) via disqualification at 10:47 when Kevin Sullivan came ringside, with Sullivan and Perez then double teaming Armstrong

JCP @ Detroit, MI - Coboa Arena - October 21, 1988 (1,300) The Sheepherders defeated Ron Simmons & Tony Zon at 9:45 Bobby Fulton & Tommy Rogers defeated Larry Zbyzsko & Rip Morgan NWA TV Champion Mike Rotunda pinned the Italian Stallion with a butterfly suplex Eddie Gilbert defeated Kevin Sullivan via reverse decision; Sullivan orginally won the match at 3:32 after hitting Gilbert with a weapon but Rick Steiner came out and showed the referee the foreign object, with the referee then changing the call NWA Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane defeated the Road Warriors via disqualification at 6:30 after Paul Ellering interfered using Jim Cornette's tennis racquet Ivan & Nikita Koloff defeated the Russian Assassins when Ivan pinned Jack Victory Sting (sub. for Lex Luger who had conjunctivitis) defeated NWA World Champion Ric Flair via disqualification at 21:05 when JJ Dillon hit referee Tommy Young to prevent Flair from losing the title

JCP @ Cincinnati, OH - October 22, 1988 (1,800) NWA World Champion Ric Flair & NWA US Champion Barry Windham defeated Sting & Ron Simmons (sub. for Lex Luger who had conjunctivitis)

JCP @ Atlanta, GA - WTBS Studios - October 1988 World Championship Wrestling - 10/29/88: NWA Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane vs. Mike Justice & David Isley Eddie Gilbert vs. Tommy Angel NWA US Champion Barry Windham vs. Bob Riddle Bobby Fulton & Tommy Rogers vs. Price & Jackson Varsity Club vs. Brad & Brett Holiday Larry Zbyzsko & Al Perez vs. Sweat & Allen Ivan Koloff vs. the Executioner The Itallian Stallion vs. Gary Royal Russian Assassin #1 & #2 vs. Bob Emory & Keith Steinborn The Sheepherders vs. Hollis & Jones Ron Simmons vs. George South

JCP @ Jackson, MS - October 27, 1988 Eddie Gilbert pinned Larry Zbyzsko with the Hot Shot Ron Simmons, Bobby Fulton & Tommy Rogers defeated Rip Morgan & the Sheepherders NWA TV Champion Mike Rotunda pinned the Italian Stallion Ivan Koloff defaeted Russian Assassin #2 via disqualification Dick Murdoch defeated NWA US Champion Barry Windham via disqualification Dusty Rhodes pinned Kevin Sullivan Lex Luger & Nikita Koloff defeated NWA World Champion Ric Flair & Al Perez NWA Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane defeated the Road Warriors via disqualification

Worldwide - 10/29/88: The Russian Assassins vs. Agent Steel & an unknown Larry Zbyszko & Al Perez vs. two unknowns Eddie Gilbert vs. an unknown Ron Simmons vs. Bob Riddle NWA Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane vs. Curtis Thompson & an unknown NWA TV Champion Mike Rotundo & Kevin Sullivan vs. an unknown

JCP @ New Orleans, LA - Municipal Auditorium - October 29, 1988 Kevin Sullivan defeated Dusty Rhodes via disqualification Steve Williams defeated Larry Zbyzsko Worldwide - 11/19/88: The Road Warriors (w/ Paul Ellering) defeated NWA Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane (w/ Jim Cornette) to win the titles at around the 4:30 mark when Road Warrior Animal pinned Bobby Eaton with a clothesline, immediately after Animal was sent into the corner; prior to the bout, Ellering attacked Cornette on the floor while Eaton was double teamed and had his head busted open on the outside of the ring (The Life & Death of the Road Warriors) Lex Luger defeated NWA World Champion Ric Flair via disqualification

JCP @ Alexandria, LA - October 30, 1988 (2,792) Ron Simmons, Bobby Fulton & Tommy Rogers defeated Rip Morgan & the Sheepherders Ivan Koloff defeated Russian Assassin #2 NWA TV Champion Mike Rotunda defeated the Italian Stallion Eddie Gilbert defeated Russian Assassin #1 via disqualification Sting fought NWA US Champion Barry Windham to a no contest Lex Luger & Nikita Koloff defeated NWA World Champion Ric Flair & Al Perez NWA Tag Team Champions the Road Warriors defeated Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane

JCP @ Savannah, GA - Civic Center - November 1, 1988 Television taping: The Sheepherders defeated Eddie Gilbert & Ron Simmons Dark match after the taping: NWA Tag Team Champions the Road Warriors defeated Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane

- 11/2/88: Jim Crockett Promotions was officially sold to Ted Turner.

NWA @ Atlanta, GA - WTBS Studios - November 2, 1988 World Championship Wrestling - 11/5/88 - included Jim Ross & Tony Schiavone on commentary; featured the Road Warriors vs. NWA Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane match taped 10/29/88 in New Orleans; included David Crockett conducting a ringside interview with NWA Tag Team Champions the Road Warriors & Paul Ellering regarding their title win, during which they said they were tired of carrying the likes of Dusty Rhodes, Lex Luger, and Sting and Ellering said they were never friends with those men, they just used them to make money; featured an ad promoting "The Best of Starrcade: 1983-1987" home video; included a graphic stating Clash of the Champions IV would take place Dec. 7; featured Crockett conducting an interview with NWA World Champion Ric Flair & JJ Dillon in which Flair made reference to several Turner employees in the audience, responded to the comments made earlier in the show by Bam Bam Bigelow & Sir Oliver Humperdink: Ron Simmons pinned Rip Morgan with a spinebuster at 11:27; after the bout, the Sheepherders came out and helped triple team Simmons, throwing down referee Teddy Long in the melee; moments later, Eddie Gilbert came out and helped Simmons clear the ring; David Crockett then conducted a ringside interview with Simmons & Gilbert regarding the attack; it was noted during the segment that both Simmons & Gilbert and the Sheepherders would be part of the upcoming NWA US Tag Team Title tournament Russian Assassin #1 & #2 (w/ Paul Jones) defeated Brett Holiday & Terry Jones at 4:42 when Holiday was pinned after sustaining a loaded headbutt; during the match, it was noted the Assassins along with Nikita & Ivan Koloff would be part of the upcoming NWA US Tag Team Title tournament Bam Bam Bigelow (w/ Sir Oliver Humperdink) pinned Trent Knight with a gordbuster at 3:54; after the bout, David Crockett conducted an interview with Bigelow & Humperdink in which they targetted NWA World Champion Ric Flair and NWA US Champion Barry Windham; moments later, Humperdink said Bigelow would be soon teaming with Dusty Rhodes Bobby Fulton & Tommy Rogers defeated George South & Gary Royal at 3:00 when Fulton pinned South following a double team move off the top; prior to the bout, Fulton & Rogers came out with the American flag; after the bout, Crockett conducted a ringside interview with Fulton & Rogers regarding their feud with the Sheepherders and being part of the NWA US Tag Team Title tournament Lex Luger defeated Agent Steele via submission with the Torture Rack at 1:56; after the bout, Crockett conducted a ringside interview with Luger regarding he and Sting soon facing NWA Tag Team Champions the Road Warriors Stan Lane (w/ Jim Cornette & Bobby Eaton) fought Menace #2 to a no contest at around the 2:30 mark; prior to the match, Crockett conducted an interview with Cornette, Eaton, & Lane regarding their loss of the tag team titles, during which Cornette said it was their fault they loss because they trusted the Road Warriors a little too much and said his men had more guts than the Road Warriors put together; Cornette then challenged them to a rematch and said Lane would be in singles action because Eaton was still recovering from the injury he sustained in New Orleans; Cornette joined the commentary team for the match until Tony Schiavone was told that an important phone call came in for Cornette; Cornette then took the call and challenged whomever was on the other line to show up with his "two geeks" whenever he wanted; moments later, Dennis Condrey & Randy Rose jumped Eaton & Lane, with Cornette then sliding in the ring to make the save but he was jumped by Paul E. Dangerously and hit in the head with his phone; Lane was triple teamed in the ring before a bloody Cornette was dragged into the ring and slapped by Dangerously (Dangerously's surprise debut; Rose's surprise debut; Condrey's surprise return after an 18-month absence) Eddie Gilbert pinned Mike Jackson with the Hot Shot at 4:21; during the match, it was noted Jim Cornette was receiving medical treatment backstage and that NWA World Champion Ric Flair would be in action the following week Abdullah the Butcher (w/ Gary Hart) pinned David Isley at 2:26 with an elbow drop; after the bout, David Crockett conducted a ringside interview with Hart, as Abdullah chewed on the bottom rope behind them (Abdullah's debut) NWA TV Champion Mike Rotundo vs. Bob Emory The Sheepherders vs. Price & Allen

NWA @ Atlanta, GA - WTBS Studios - November 3, 1988

NWA @ Louisville, KY - November 4, 1988 Stan Lane fought Tommy Rogers to a 20-minute time-limit draw

NWA @ Dayton, OH - UD Arena - November 5, 1988 Bobby Fulton defeated Stan Lane

NWA @ Roanoke, VA - Civic Center - November 6, 1988 (matinee) Rick Steiner pinned Larry Zbyszko Bobby Fulton & Tommy Rogers defeated the Sheepherders Russian Assassin #1 & #2 defeated Ivan & Nikita Koloff Bam Bam Bigelow defeated NWA US Champion Barry Windham via disqualification when Windham refused to break the claw after the challenger reached the ring ropes NWA World Champion Ric Flair fought Lex Luger to a double count-out

NWA @ Johnson City, TN - Freedom Hall - November 6, 1988

NWA @ Greenwood, SC - Civic Center - November 9, 1988 Television taping: Dark match after the taping: NWA Tag Team Champions the Road Warriors defeated Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane

NWA @ Atlanta, GA - WTBS Studios - November 1988 World Championship Wrestling taping: 11/12/88 - featured Jim Ross & Tony Schiavone on commentary; included a graphic advertising the Clash of the Champions Dec. 7; featured a contest in which NWA fans could win tickets to see "They Live" starring Roddy Piper; included David Crockett conducting an interview with the Sheepherders, alongside Rip Morgan, in which they showed off a diagram demonstrating their goal of winning the NWA US Tag Team Titles; featured Schiavone conducting an interview with Cornette, alongside Eaton & Lane, in which he brought out the stained white suit he wore the previous week when he was beaten bloody by Paul E. Dangerously, Dennis Condrey, & Randy Rose; after reviewing footage from the attack, Cornette held up the bloodstained suit, ran down the injuries he's taken in wrestling, and he wouldn't let a punk like Dangerously put him out of the industry and that he, Eaton, & Lane would take the suit into three pieces and ram it up their opponents; included an ad promoting "The Best of Starrcade: 1983-1987" home video; featured Crockett conducting an interview with Paul Ellering & NWA Tag Team Champions the Road Warriors regarding the comments made earlier in the show by Lex Luger and their rivalry with Luger & Sting: Dennis Condrey & Randy Rose (w/ Paul E. Dangerously) defeated Jerry Price & Rick Allen at 5:56 when Condrey pinned Price following a side Russian legsweep and kneeling on him for the cover; prior to the match, Dangerously introduced his team from the commentary table; after the contest, David Crockett conducted a ringside interview with Dangerously, Condrey, & Rose regarding their attack the previous week on Jim Cornette, Bobby Eaton, & Stan Lane, during which Dangerously said Condrey carried Cornette and Eaton for 5 years NWA US Champion Barry Windham (w/ JJ Dillon) pinned Curtis Thompson with the superplex and a lariat at 10:47; during the bout, Dillon briefly joined the commentary team to comment on Bam Bam Bigelow, during which Dillon said the Four Horsemen were far from being a thing of the past and were about to reclaim their dominance; when questioned about adding to the Horsemen, Dillon said the Horsemen already had the best in Flair and Windham and weren't immediately looking to add to their ranks; following the bout, Crockett conducted an interview with Windham & Dillon regarding challenges made by Bigelow & Sir Oliver Humperdink; moments later, Bigelow & Humperdink interrupted Dillon, with Bigelow then assaulting Windham around ringside; a brawl then ensued in the ring with Windham eventually knocking Bigelow to the floor and ramming him into the ringpost; Windham soon attempted the claw but Bigelow hit a gorilla press slam and went up for the headbutt but Dillon pulled Windham from the ring; Dusty Rhodes then appeared and cut a promo at ringside, saying Bigelow had what it takes to take out Windham and NWA World Champion Ric Flair and he was proud to be his partner NWA TV Champion Mike Rotundo (w/ Kevin Sullivan & Rick Steiner) pinned David Isley with the butterfly suplex at 5:07; prior to the bout, the crowd chanted "Retardo" at the champion and "Steiner's number one;" during the contest, it was announced Steve Williams would appear the following week to officially join the Varsity Club following his tour of Japan; Steiner briefly sat in the crowd and chanted with the crowd until Sullivan brought him back to ringside; following the match, the crowd continued their chants against Rotundo before Crockett conducted a ringside interview with Sullivan regarding the Varsity Club's quest to win the vacant NWA US Tag Team Titles; during the segment, Sullivan took off his University of Michigan jacket to put on Rotundo's University of Syracuse jacket, prompting Steiner to yell that he could beat Rotundo, Sullivan, Steve Williams, and Ric Flair; Steiner then stormed off as the crowd cheered Bam Bam Bigelow (w/ Sir Oliver Humperdink) pinned Bill Holiday with a splash off the top at 3:10 Lex Luger defeated Trent Knight via submission with the Torture Rack at 1:36; during the bout, the commentary team advertised they would be back for a TV taping Thanksgiving afternoon, hours before that night's show at the Omni; after the contest, Crockett conducted an interview with Luger in which he commented on he and Sting's feud with NWA Tag Team Champions the Road Warriors, during which he said he and Road Warrior Animal used to be friends but he had no use for Road Warrior Hawk and that Sting was the finest athlete in wrestling today NWA World Champion Ric Flair (w/ JJ Dillon) defeated George South via submission with the figure-4 at 11:28; after the bout, Crockett conducted a ringside interview with Flair, alongside Dillon, regarding the comments made earlier in the show from Rhodes & Bigelow; moments later, a dazed Windham came out as Flair said he and Windham would beat up Rhodes & Bigelow around the country Abdullah the Butcher (w/ Gary Hart) pinned Randy Hogan with an elbow drop at 2:25; after the match, Abdullah continued to attack his opponent until Hart covered Abdullah's face with a hood; moments later, Crockett conducted an interview with Hart, alongside Abdullah who began chewing away at the interview podium Ron Simmons & Eddie Gilbert defeated Brett Holiday & Gary Royal at 2:45 when Simmons pinned Holiday following a shoulderblock off the top Bobby Fulton & Tommy Rogers defeated Agent Steel & Terry Jones at 2:05 when Rogers pinned Steel following a somersault splash off the top double team; following the match, Crockett conducted an interview with Fulton & Rogers regarding their participation in the NWA US Tag Team Title tournament and rivalry with the Sheepherders

NWA @ Johnstown, PA - War Memorial Arena - November 10, 1988 (1,549) Dennis Condrey & Randy Rose defeated Dante DeNucci & the Italian Stallion Steve Williams defeated Ron Simmons Kevin Sullivan defeated Eddie Gilbert NWA TV Champion Mike Rotunda fought Bam Bam Bigelow to a no contest NWA Tag Team Champions the Road Warriors defeated Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane Lex Luger & Sting defeated NWA World Champion Ric Flair & NWA US Champion Barry Windham via disqualification

NWA @ Pittsburgh, PA - Civic Arena - November 11, 1988 (3,400) Dennis Condrey & Randy Rose defeated Dante DeNucci & Jumping Jack Flash NWA Tag Team Champions the Road Warriors defeated the Italian Stallion & Ron Simmons Steve Williams defeated Eddie Gilbert NWA TV Champion Mike Rotunda fought Nikita Koloff to a draw Sting defeated NWA US Champion Barry Windham via disqualification Dusty Rhodes & Bam Bam Bigelow defeated Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane via disqualification Lex Luger fought NWA World Champion Ric Flair to a no contest

NWA @ Columbus, OH - Fairgrounds Coliseum - November 12, 1988 (2,500-3,000) Dennis Condrey & Randy Rose defeated two unknowns Steve Williams pinned Eddie Gilbert NWA TV Champion Mike Rotunda fought Nikita Koloff to a draw NWA Tag Team Champions the Road Warriors defeated the Italian Stallion & Ron Simmons Sting defeated NWA US Champion Barry Windham via disqualification Lex Luger & Bam Bam Bigelow defeated Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane NWA World Champion Ric Flair pinned Dusty Rhodes

NWA @ Huntington, WV - Civic Center - November 13, 1988 (matinee) (5,000) Curtis Thompson defeated Gary Royal Dennis Condrey & Randy Rose defeated the Italian Stallion & Ron Simmons Steve Williams defeated Eddie Gilbert NWA TV Champion Mike Rotunda fought Nikita Koloff to a draw NWA Tag Team Champions the Road Warriors defeated Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane Bam Bam Bigelow fought NWA US Champion Barry Windham to a no contest Sting defeated NWA World Champion Ric Flair via disqualification

NWA @ Atlanta, GA - WTBS Studios - November 14, 1988 World Championship Wrestling taping: 11/19/88 - featured Tony Schiavone & Jim Ross on commentary; included a graphic advertising the Clash of the Champions Dec. 7; featured an ad promoting "The Best of Starrcade: 1983-1987" home video; included David Crockett conducting an interview with Jim Cornette, Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane in which Cornette said Dennis Condrey left the Midnight Express because he let his personal problems get in the way of business and he was dragging the team down with him; Cornette then said Lane far exceeded what Condrey brought to the team; Cornette then cut a promo on Condrey, Randy Rose, & Paul E. Dangerously and held up a white sheet that had blood on it from when he and his team were jumped by Dangerously and his team and said it was a reminder and he would shove it down their throats; included the Lex Luger & Sting vs. David Isley & Trent Knight match from NWA Pro; featured the Bobby Fulton & Tommy Rogers vs. Steve Williams & NWA TV Champion Mike Rotundo match from Worldwide: Bam Bam Bigelow (w/ Sir Oliver Humperdink) pinned Trent Knight with a gordbuster at 3:12; following the match, David Crockett conducted a ringside interview with Bigelow & Humperdink regarding Bigelow's partnership with Dusty Rhodes against NWA World Champion Ric Flair & NWA US Champion Barry Windham; during the segment, Humperdink said Rhodes & Bigelow could also challenge Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane for the tag team titles, even though Eaton & Lane had lost the belts weeks earleir Tommy Rogers & Bobby Fulton defeated Mike Jackson & Joe Cruz at 4:27 when Fulton pinned Cruz with a modified splash; Rogers & Fulton brought the American flag out with them prior to the match Eddie Gilbert pinned David Isley with the Hot Shot at 5:36 Ron Simmons vs. Terry Jones Steve Williams & NWA TV Champion Mike Rotundo vs. the Italian Stallion & Randy Hogan Dennis Condrey & Randy Rose vs. Brad & Brett Holiday Russian Assassin #1 & #2 vs. Thompson & Justice NWA US Champion Barry Windham Abdullah the Butcher vs. Eddie Sweat

NWA @ Albany, GA - Civic Center - November 15, 1988 NWA Tag Team Champions the Road Warriors defeated Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane

NWA @ Raleigh, NC - Dorton Arena - November 16, 1988 Dennis Condrey & Randy Rose defeated Mike Justice & Curtis Thompson Eddie Gilbert defeated the Italian Stallion Bobby Fulton defeated Cruel Connection #1 Steve Williams defeated Ron Simmons Ivan & Nikita Koloff defeated the Russian Assassins NWA Tag Team Champions the Road Warriors defeated Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane in a steel cage match

NWA @ Norfolk, VA - Scope - November 17, 1988

NWA @ Washington DC - Armory - November 18, 1988 Dennis Condrey & Randy Rose defeated Bobby Fulton & Tommy Rogers Bam Bam Bigelow pinned Russian Assassin #2 Nikita Koloff pinned Russian Assassin #1 NWA TV Champion Mike Rotundo pinned Stan Lane after hitting him with a foreign object, given to the champion by Kevin Sullivan Rick Steiner defeated NWa US Champion Barry Windham via disqualification Lex Luger & Sting defeated NWA World Champion Ric Flair & NWA Tag Team Champion Road Warrior Animal

Worldwide - 11/19/88 - featured the Road Warriors vs. NWA Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane match taped 10/29/88 in New Orleans, LA The Russian Assassins vs. two unknowns Bam Bam Bigelow vs. an unknown The Sheepherders vs. Ron Simmons & Eddie Gilbert Dennis Condrey & Randy Rose vs. two unknowns

NWA @ Philadelphia, PA - Civic Center - November 19, 1988 (5,000) Stan Lane defeated the Italian Stallion Dennis Condrey & Randy Rose defeated Bobby Fulton & Tommy Rogers Ivan Koloff defeated Russian Assassin #2 NWA TV Champion Mike Rotunda & Steve Williams defeated Bam Bam Bigelow & Ron Simmons Rick Steiner defeated NWA US Champion Barry Windham via disqualification Lex Luger & Sting fought NWA Tag Team Champions the Road Warriors to a no contest

NWA @ ? - November 1988 The Main Event - 11/20/88: NWA TV Champion Mike Rotunda vs. Kendall Windham Rick Steiner, Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane vs. George South, Gary Royal, & Brett Holiday Bobby Fulton & Tommy Rogers vs. NWA TV Champion Mike Rotunda & Steve Williams

NWA @ Chicago, IL - UIC Pavilion - November 20, 1988 Randy Rose & Dennis Condrey defeated Jonnie Stewart & the Mighty Thor Ron Simmons defeated Steve Williams via disqualification NWA TV Champion Mike Rotunda defeated the Italian Stallion Ivan & Nikita Koloff defeated the Russian Assassins Rick Steiner defeated NWA US Champion Barry Windham via disqualification Sting & Lex Luger fought NWA World Tag Team Champions Hawk & Animal to a double count-out

NWA @ Sumter, SC - November 22, 1988 Television taping: The Main Event - 12/18/88: NWA US Champion Barry Windham (w/ JJ Dillon) defeated NWA US Tag Team Champion Bobby Fulton (w/ NWA US Tag Team Champion Tommy Rogers) via disqualification in a non-title match at 13:40 when Bam Bam Bigelow attacked the champion as Windham had the claw applied; moments earlier, Dillon attacked Fulton behind the referee's back, leading to Rogers attacking Dillon on the floor; after the contest, Bigelow hit a splash off the top onto Windham before he, Sir Oliver Humperdink, and Rogers checked on Fulton; Tony Schiavone was the ring announcer for the match; Fulton & Rogers did not come out with the title belts nor were they introduced as champions because they had yet to win the titles at the time the match was taped

NWA @ Baltimore, MD - Arena - November 23, 1988 (9,000) Steve Williams, Ron Simmons, Eddie Gilbert, the Sheepherders, Al Perez, and Abdullah the Butcher were all scheduled to appear but did not; Abdullah was touring Japan Dennis Condrey & Randy Rose defeated the Italian Stallion & Joey Maggs Tommy Rogers pinned Rip Morgan Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane defeated Ted Tyson & Tony Stetson Bobby Fulton defeated NWA TV Champion Mike Rotunda via disqualification at the 17-minute mark Ivan & Nikita Koloff defeated the Russian Assassins in a chain match when Nikita pinned Assassin #2 Dusty Rhodes (w/ Bam Bam Bigelow) defeated NWA US Champion Barry Windham to win the title via submission with a sleeper; after intermission, it was announced Windham was still the champion since he knocked out the first referee with a foreign object as he was caught in the sleeper and Rhodes was awarded the match via disqualification Sting & Lex Luger fought NWA Tag Team Champions the Road Warriors to a double count-out at the 13-minute mark NWA World Champion Ric Flair pinned Rick Steiner at the 15-minute mark with a suplex and putting his feet on the ropes for leverage

NWA @ Atlanta, GA - WTBS Studios - November 24, 1988 (matinee) Thanksgiving Day World Championship Wrestling - 11/26/88 - included the Dusty Rhodes / Road Warriors segment in which the Warriors assaulted Dusty with their shoulder spikes, causing a bloody gash to Rhodes' face; the segment, devised by Rhodes, was the final straw in him being replaced on the booking committee and resulted in over 300 angry phone calls from TBS viewers: Eddie Gilbert & Ron Simmons vs. Trent Knight & Bob Emory Nikita Koloff vs. Terry Jones Sting & Lex Luger vs. Adams & Price The Commandos vs. Mulkey & Sweat Bam Bam Bigelow vs. Keith Steinborn Dennis Condrey & Randy Rose vs. Brad & Brett Holiday NWA TV Champion Mike Rotundo & Steve Williams vs. Anderson & Jackson Rick Steiner vs. Joe Cruz Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane vs. Morgan & Miles Bobby Fulton & Tommy Rogers vs. Cruel Connection

Worldwide - 11/26/88: Dennis Condrey & Randy Rose vs. two unknowns NWA World Champion Ric Flair & NWA US Champion Barry Windham vs. the Italian Stallion & George South Bobby Fulton & Tommy Rogers vs. NWA TV Champion Mike Rotundo & Steve Williams

NWA @ Atlanta, GA - WTBS Studios - November 1988 World Championship Wrestling taping: 12/3/88: Dennis Condrey & Randy Rose vs. Isley & Knight Sting vs. Joe Cruz Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane vs. Bob Emory & El Negro The Commandos vs. Wilde & Keith Steinborn NWA World Champion Ric Flair vs. Jerry Price NWA US Champion Barry Windham vs. Tony Suber Rick Steiner vs. Randy Hogan Steve Williams & NWA TV Champion Mike Rotundo vs. Mulkey & Mr. Pain Lex Luger vs. Terry Jones Bam Bam Bigelow vs. Max Miles

NWA @ Atlanta, GA - Omni - November 24, 1988 (8,000) Thanksgiving Day Tommy Rogers pinned Rip Morgan NWA TV Champion Mike Rotunda & Steve Williams defeated Rick Steiner & Ron Simmons Dennis Condrey & Randy Rose defeated Eddie Gilbert & the Italian Stallion Ivan & Nikita Koloff defeated the Russian Assassins in a chain match Dusty Rhodes & Bam Bam Bigelow defeated NWA World Champion Ric Flair & NWA US Champion Barry Windham via disqualification Sting & Lex Luger fought NWA Tag Team Champions the Road Warriors to a double count-out

NWA @ Charlotte, NC - Coliseum - November 25, 1988 (5,000) The Main Event - 12/25/88: Rick Steiner pinned Mike Samani with a belly to belly suplex at 2:36 The Main Event - 12/25/88: Al Perez, Rip Morgan, Dennis Condrey & Randy Rose (w/ Paul E. Dangerously) defeated Eddie Gilbert, the Italian Stallion, NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Fulton & Tommy Rogers at around the 17-minute mark when Condrey pinned Stallion following a double DDT behind the referee's back; the match was not shown in full The Main Event - 12/18/88: Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane (w/ Jim Cornette) defeated the Cruel Connection when Eaton scored the pin following the Veg-O-Matic at around the 5-minute mark; the match was not shown in full The Main Event - 12/18/88: Russian Assassin #2 (w/ Paul Jones) defeated Ivan Koloff in a death match at 10:44 when, as referee Teddy Long was giving both men the standing 10-count, Jones knocked Koloff to the mat behind the referee's back, allowing the Assassin to reach his feet NWA US Champion Barry Windham vs. Dusty Rhodes (JJ Dillon suspended in a cage above the ring) NWA World Champion Ric Flair vs. Bam Bam Bigelow The Main Event - 12/25/88: NWA Tag Team Champions the Road Warriors (w/ Paul Ellering) fought Lex Luger & Sting to a double disqualification at 13:26 when Road Warrior Hawk threw Luger over the top rope and Luger then knocked Hawk off the top with a steel chair

NWA @ Greensboro, NC - Coliseum - November 26, 1988 (7,500) Tommy Rogers & Bobby Fulton defeated Rip Morgan & Larry Zbyzsko Dennis Condrey & Randy Rose defeated Curtis Thompson & Mike Justice Al Perez defeated the Italian Stallion Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane defeated the Cruel Connection NWA TV Champion Mike Rotunda pinned Ron Simmons when Steve Williams tripped Simmons as he attempted a suplex and Rotunda fell on top for the win Rick Steiner fought Steve Williams to a double disqualification Ivan & Nikita Koloff defeated the Russian Assassins when Nikita pinned Assassin #2 (Nikita's last appearance for 5 months) Dusty Rhodes & Bam Bam Bigelow defeated NWA World Champion Ric Flair & NWA US Champion Barry Windham via disqualification when JJ Dillon interfered as Rhodes had Windham in a sleeper NWA Tag Team Champions the Road Warriors defeated Sting & Lex Luger via disqualification when Luger hit Road Warrior Animal with a chair

- 11/27/88: Nikita Koloff quit.

NWA @ Atlanta, GA - WTBS Studios - November 27, 1988 World Championship Wrestling - 12/3/88: Dennis Condrey & Randy Rose vs. Isley & Knight Sting vs. Joe Cruz Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane vs. Bob Emory & El Negro The Commandos vs. Wilde & Keith Steinborn NWA World Champion Ric Flair vs. Jerry Price NWA US Champion Barry Windham vs. Tony Suber Rick Steiner vs. Randy Hogan Steve Williams & NWA TV Champion Mike Rotundo vs. Mulkey & Mr. Pain Lex Luger vs. Terry Jones Bam Bam Bigelow vs. Max Miles

NWA @ Richmond, VA - Coliseum - November 27, 1988 (3,500) Nikita Koloff, Dusty Rhodes, NWA US Champion Barry Windham, NWA TV Champion Mike Rotunda, the Sheepherders, and Kevin Sullivan were all scheduled to appear but did not Dennis Condrey & Randy Rose defeated Curtis Thompson & Mike Justice Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane defeated the Cruel Connection Tommy Rogers & Bobby Fulton defeated Thunderfoot & the Italian Stallion Ron Simmons pinned Rip Morgan Ivan Koloff pinned Russian Assassin #2 in a chain match; after the bout, both Russian Assassins bloodied Ivan Rick Steiner & Bam Bam Bigelow defeated NWA World Champion Ric Flair & Steve Williams (sub. for NWA US Champion Barry Windham) via disqualification when JJ Dillon interfered Sting & Lex Luger fought NWA Tag Team Champions the Road Warriors to a double count-out

NWA @ Macon, GA - Coliseum - November 28, 1988 Television taping

NWA @ Las Vegas, NV - Showboat - November 29, 1988 (2,500) Ron Simmons pinned the Italian Stallion at 6:35 with a flying shoulder tackle Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane fought Dennis Condrey & Randy Rose to a 20-minute time-limit draw; after the bout, Condrey & Rose attacked their opponents NWA TV Champion Mike Rotunda pinned Ron Simmons (sub. for Nikita Koloff) at 8:39 by using the ropes for leverage Rick Steiner defeated Steve Williams via disqualification at 9:57 when Mike Rotunda interfered; Steiner cleared both from the ring afterwards NWA World Champion Ric Flair & NWA US Champion Barry Windham defeated Eddie Gilbert (sub. for Dusty Rhodes) & Bam Bam Bigelow at 18:27 when Flair pinned Gilbert after Windham hit a lariat as Gilbert had Flair covered NWA Tag Team Champions the Road Warriors defeated Sting & Lex Luger via disqualification at 11:50 when Luger hit Hawk with a chair

- 11/30/88: Dusty Rhodes resigned as head booker of the NWA in a move forced by TBS executives. His position was filled by Jim Crockett.

NWA @ San Francisco, CA - Civic Auditorium - November 30, 1988 (2,700) Ron Simmons pinned the Italian Stallion at 5:53 with a flying shoulder block Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane fought Dennis Condrey & Randy Rose to a 20-minute time limit draw NWA World Champion Ric Flair & NWA US Champion Barry Windham defeated Eddie Gilbert (sub. for Dusty Rhodes) & Bam Bam Bigelow at 14:36 when Flair pinned Gilbert NWA TV Champion Mike Rotunda pinned Ron Simmons (sub. for Nikita Koloff) at 16:06 when Steve Williams swept the challenger’s leg out as he attempted a suplex into the ring Rick Steiner defeated Steve Williams via disqualification at 2:51 when Mike Rotunda interfered; after the bout, Ron Simmons helped make the save NWA Tag Team Champions the Road Warriors fought Sting & Lex Luger to a double count-out at 12:41

NWA @ Albuquerque, NM - Tingley Coliseum - December 1, 1988 (4,700) Ron Simmons defeated the HalfBreed (Tim Chappa) at 1:15 Dennis Condrey & Randy Rose defeated Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane via disqualification at 13:15 when Jim Cornette and Paul E. Dangerously interfered; the match was scheduled for a 20-minute time-limit draw but Cornette changed the finish; Cornette, Eaton, & Lane were suspended by JJ Dillon until Cornette spoke to Jim Crockett Jr. the following day Bam Bam Bigelow & Eddie Gilbert defeated NWA US Champion Barry Windham & JJ Dillon (sub. for NWA World Champion Ric Flair who had to fly home) when Gilbert pinned Dillon at 12:39 NWA TV Champion Mike Rotunda pinned the Italian Stallion Rick Steiner defeated Steve Williams via disqualification when Mike Rotunda interfered NWA Tag Team Champions the Road Warriors fought Sting & Lex Luger to a double disqualification at 14:27

NWA @ Atlanta, GA - WTBS Studios - December 1988 World Championship Wrestling taping: 12/10/88: Tommy Rogers & Bobby Fulton vs. Allen & Jones Russian Assassin #1 & #2 vs. Holiday & Sweat NWA Tag Team Champions the Road Warriors vs. Reno Riggins & Casey Dustin Rhodes & Kendall Windham vs. Cruel Connection Eddie Gilbert & Ron Simmons vs. Collie & Justice Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane vs. Thompson & El Negro The Commandos vs. Keith Steinborn & Hogan Bam Bam Bigelow vs. Craig Brown Rick Steiner vs. JD Wolfe NWA US Champion Barry Windham vs. Gary Royal Dennis Condrey & Randy Rose vs. Price & Menace NWA TV Champion Mike Rotundo vs. the Itallian Stallion

NWA @ Atlanta, GA - WTBS Studios - December 1988 World Championship Wrestling taping: 12/17/88: Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane vs. Simani & Bob Emory Russian Assassin #1 & #2 vs. the Italian Stallion & Jones The Junkyard Dog vs. Trent Knight Dennis Condrey & Randy Rose vs. Allen & Price NWA US Champion Barry Windham vs. Ryan Wagner Dustin Rhodes & Kendall Windham vs. Thompson & Bill Holiday Eddie Gilbert vs. Mike Jackson The Commandos vs. Mulkey & Sweat Rick Steiner vs. George South The Varsity Club vs. Royal & Hogan Sting vs. Keith Steinborn NWA Tag Team Champions the Road Warriors vs. Wilde & Miles

Worldwide - 12/3/88: NWA TV Champion Mike Rotundo & Steve Williams vs. two unknowns Dennis Condrey & Randy Rose vs. the Italian Stallion & Bob Riddle Nikita Koloff vs. the Russian Assassin

NWA @ Amarillo, TX - Civic Center - December 2, 1988 Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane fought Dennis Condrey & Randy Rose to a 20-minute time-limit draw

NWA @ Houston, TX - Sam Houston Coliseum - December 3, 1988 (1,200) Tug Taylor pinned Tony Torres Mike Rotunda pinned Ron Simmons Dennis Condrey & Randy Rose defeated Stan Lane & Bobby Eaton via disqualification when Jim Cornette hit the referee Rick Steiner defeated Steve Williams via disqualification NWA World Champion Ric Flair & NWA US Champion Barry Windham defeated Eddie Gilbert & Bam Bam Bigelow Sting & Lex Luger fought NWA Tag Team Champions the Road Warriors to a double count-out

NWA @ Lubbock, TX - December 4, 1988 (900) Rick Steiner pinned Alvin Martinez Eddie Gilbert pinned Ted Heath Mike Rotunda pinned Ron Simmons Dennis Condrey & Randy Rose defeated Stan Lane & Bobby Eaton via disqualification NWA US Champion Barry Windham defeated Bam Bam Bigelow via count-out Sting & Lex Luger fought NWA Tag Team Champions the Road Warriors to a double count-out

NWA @ Atlanta, GA - WTBS Studios - December 5, 1988 12/10/88: Tommy Rogers & Bobby Fulton vs. Allen & Jones Russian Assassin #1 & #2 vs. Holiday & Sweat NWA Tag Team Champions the Road Warriors vs. Reno Riggins & Casey Dustin Rhodes & Kendall Windham vs. Cruel Connection Eddie Gilbert & Ron Simmons vs. Collie & Justice Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane vs. Thompson & El Negro The Commandos vs. Keith Steinborn & Hogan Bam Bam Bigelow vs. Craig Brown Rick Steiner vs. JD Wolfe NWA US Champion Barry Windham vs. Gary Royal Dennis Condrey & Randy Rose vs. Price & Menace NWA TV Champion Mike Rotundo vs. the Itallian Stallion

NWA @ Columbus, GA - December 6, 1988 (2,300) Television taping: Sting, Bam Bam Bigelow, Ron Simmons, Eddie Gilbert, and Steve Williams were all no shows Dustin Rhodes vs. ? (Dustin's debut) Kendall Windham vs. ? (Kendall's debut) Lex Luger & Rick Steiner fought NWA Tag Team Champions the Road Warriors to a 15-minute time limit draw Televised matches: NWA World Champion Ric Flair defeated the Masked Maniac Dennis Condrey & Randy Rose defeated Bobby Fulton & Tommy Rogers after Paul E Dangerously hit Tommy Rogers with his phone Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane defeated Dennis Condrey & Randy Rose at 14:30 after Cornette hit Rose with the tennis racquet

Clash of the Champions IV "Seasons Beatings" - Chattanooga, TN - December 7, 1988 Shown live on TBS - featured Jim Ross & Bob Caudle on commentary; included Tony Schiavone & Lex Luger as the secondary announce team: NWA US Tag Team Tournament Finals: Tommy Rogers & Bobby Fulton defeated Ron Simmons & Eddie Gilbert at 27:03 when Fulton pinned Gilbert with a roll up after Gilbert hit the ringpost shoulder-first; the finish happened within the last minute of the time-limit; Jason Hervey was the guest ring announcer for the bout Steve Williams (w/ Kevin Sullivan) pinned the Italian Stallion at 15:35 with the Oklahoma Stampede after catching Stallion in mid-air Ivan Koloff pinned Paul Jones at 8:21 after hitting Jones with his own foreign object; Koloff wrestled the bout with one hand tied behind his back; after the bout, the Russian Assassins attacked Koloff until the Junkyard Dog made the save and cleared the ring with his chain NWA Tag Team Champion & NWA Six-Man Tag Team Champion Road Warrior Animal (w/ Paul Ellering) defeated NWA Six-Man Tag Team Champion Dusty Rhodes via disqulification at 2:54 when Rhodes hit Animal with a chair as Sting battled an interfering NWA Tag Team Champion & NWA Six-Man Tag Team Champion Road Warrior Hawk on the floor; Rhodes wrestled the bout with a heavily bandaged eye following an attack from the Road Warriors; due to pre-match stiuplations, Animal won the NWA Six-Man Tag Team Titles for himself, Hawk, and a partner of their choice; had Rhodes won, he would have chosen who would be his championship partners NWA World Champion Ric Flair & NWA US Champion Barry Windham (w/ JJ Dillon) defeated Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane (w/ Jim Cornette) at 17:41 when Windham pinned Eaton after Flair hit Eaton in the back of the head with Dillon's shoe following Eaton's Alabama Jam on Windham; during the bout, Paul E. Dangerously cut an insert promo on his team of Dennis Condrey & Randy Rose facing Eaton & Lane at Starrcade

NWA @ Atlanta, GA - WTBS Studios - December 8, 1988 World Championship Wrestling - 12/17/88: Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane vs. Simani & Bob Emory Russian Assassin #1 & #2 vs. the Italian Stallion & Jones The Junkyard Dog vs. Trent Knight Dennis Condrey & Randy Rose vs. Allen & Price NWA US Champion Barry Windham vs. Ryan Wagner Dustin Rhodes & Kendall Windham vs. Thompson & Bill Holiday Eddie Gilbert vs. Mike Jackson The Commandos vs. Mulkey & Sweat Rick Steiner vs. George South The Varsity Club vs. Royal & Hogan Sting vs. Keith Steinborn NWA Tag Team Champions the Road Warriors vs. Wilde & Miles

NWA @ Hampton, VA - Coliseum - December 9, 1988

Worldwide - 12/10/88: Rick Steiner vs. an unknown NWA US Champion Barry Windham vs. George South NWA TV Champion Mike Rotundo & Steve Williams vs. two unknowns NWA Tag Team Champions the Road Warriors vs. two unknowns Sting vs. an unknown

NWA @ Philadelphia, PA - Civic Center - December 10, 1988 (1,626) (the smallest Philadelphia wrestling crowd in decades) Russian Assassin #1 pinned Italian Stallion NWA US Tag Team Champions Tommy Rogers & Bobby Fulton defeated Jonathan Holiday & Rip Morgan Dennis Condrey & Randy Rose defeated Dustin Rhodes & Kendall Windham Ivan Koloff defeated Russian Assassin #2 at the 5-minute mark in a death match NWA US Champion Barry Windham pinned Eddie Gilbert by using the ropes Dusty Rhodes & Rick Steiner defeated Kevin Sullivan & Steve Williams Sting & Lex Luger defeated NWA Tag Team Champions the Road Warriors in an elimination match; Sting fought Hawk to a double count-out; Animal was disqualified when Paul Ellering interfered as Animal was in the Torture Rack

NWA @ ? - December 1988 The Main Event - 12/11/88: Curtis Thompson vs. Trent Knight Larry Zbyszko vs. Mike Justice Rick Steiner & Ron Simmons vs. NWA TV Champion Mike Rotunda & Steve Williams

NWA @ Richmond, VA - Coliseum - December 11, 1988 (the smallest Richmond wrestling crowd ever) Dennis Condrey & Randy Rose defeated Dustin Rhodes & Kendall Windham when Dustin was pinned NWA US Tag Team Champions Tommy Rogers & Bobby Fulton defeated Rip Morgan & Mark Fleming Ivan Koloff defeated Russian Assassin #2 Bam Bam Bigelow pinned Russian Assassin #1 Steve Williams & Mike Rotunda defeated Rick Steiner & Eddie Gilbert when Sullivan held Gilbert’s leg down as he was covered Dusty Rhodes, Sting, & Lex Luger fought NWA US Champion Barry Windham & NWA Tag Team Champions the Road Warriors to a double disqualification

NWA @ Atlanta, GA - WTBS Studios - December 12, 1988 World Championship Wrestling taping: 12/24/88 - featured Jim Ross & Tony Schiavone on commentary; included Schiavone conducting an interview with Paul E. Dangerously, Dennis Condrey, & Randy Rose regarding their upcoming match at Starrcade against Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane, during which Dangerously said Starrcade would be the last night of Jim Cornette's career; featured Ross & Schiavone conducting an interview with Cornette, with Cornette noting Eaton & Lane's losses since losing the NWA Tag Team Titles to the Road Warriors, said his team didn't fit in with their old locker room and wasn't wanted in their new one, but said he and his team had a lot of fans they didn't realize they had and would take out Dangerously's team at Starrcade; included Schiavone conducting an interview with Lex Luger regarding his upcoming match at Starrcade against NWA World Champion Ric Flair, during which there were boos and chants of "We can't hear you;" featured Ross conducting an interview with Paul Ellering & NWA Tag Team Champions the Road Warriors regarding their upcoming title defense at Starrcade against Dusty Rhodes & Sting; included Schiavone conducting an interview with Flair regarding his title defense at Starrcade against Luger: Ladies Champion Misty Blue & Heidi Lee Morgan defeated Linda Dallas & Kat Leroux at around the 9-minute mark when Mad Dog Debbie, who came ringside mid-way through the match to be in the corner of Dallas & Leroux, assaulted Blue with a cane as Blue had Leroux covered following a splash off the top; no official decision was announced and it appeared as though it was a disqualification but in the post-match replay Jim Ross said referee Teddy Long did count to 3 during the cover, which he did not Sting defeated Bill Holiday via submission with the Scorpion Deathlock at 1:50; after the bout, Jim Ross conducted an interview with Sting, during which Sting took a fan sign from the crowd that had a likeness of him and said he was ready for Starrcade Russian Assassin #1 & #2 (w/ Paul Jones) defeated Max Miles & Tony Suber at 5:09 when Miles was pinned after the other Russian Assassin used a loaded headbutt; during the bout, Jones briefly joined the commentary team and said he had the money to make sure his team wins at Starrcade, and subtly implied he would buy the services of the Junkyard Dog to make sure Ivan Koloff doesn't win Rick Steiner, Ivan Koloff, & the Junkyard Dog defeated Eddie Sweat, Randy Hogan, & Keith Steinborn at 6:38 when JYD pinned Sweat following the powerslam; prior to the bout, Steiner gave his dog to Jim Cornette, who was being interviewed at ringside, with Cornette having to hold the dog for the duration of the bout while also providing commentary; during the match, Cornette walked around ringside trying to hand off the dog to members of the TV crew; moments later, Cornette briefly let the dog run loose until Steiner went to the floor and put it back in Cornette's arms; late in the bout, Steiner had a young ringside fan get in the ring and aid Steiner in kicking one of the opponents; after the match, Steiner put the dog on Sweat's body Steve Williams & Kevin Sullivan defeated Randy Mulkey & Ryan Wagner at 5:20 when Williams pinned Mulkey following the Oklahoma Stampede; during the bout, there was a chant of "We want Steiner" from the fans NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Fulton & Tommy Rogers defeated Rick Allen & Jerry Price at 4:27 when Rogers scored the pin following the somersault off the top double team Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane (w/ Jim Cornette) defeated Mike Jackson & Gary Royal at 6:37 when Eaton pinned Jackson following the Veg-O-Matic; Cornette briefly joined the commentary team for the match Dustin Rhodes pinned Trent Knight with a powerslam and elbow drop at 5:04; during the bout, it was announced Misty Blue, Heidi Lee Morgan, and another female would face Linda Dallas, Mad Dog Debbie, & Kat Leroux the following week NWA US Champion Barry Windham (w/ JJ Dillon) pinned Eddie Gilbert in a non-title match at around the 19-minute mark with an inside cradle after Dillon landed a knee to Gilbert behind the referee's back; during the bout, it was noted Al Perez and the Commandos would be in action later in the show; moments later, Bam Bam Bigelow briefly joined the commentary team to discuss his title shot against Windham at Starrcade; Dillon briefly joined the commentary team during the match to discuss the match as well as Windham facing Bigelow; after the bout, Gilbert confronted Windham, Dillon, and NWA World Champion Ric Flair at the interview area; moments later, Gilbert slid in the ring with Bigelow then running out and helping him clear the Hrosemen from the ring World Championship Wrestling - 12/31/88: Misty Blue, Vula, & Heidi Lee Morgan vs. Linda Dallas, Mad Dog Debbie, & Kat Leroux Eddie Gilbert vs. Trent Knight The Junkyard Dog vs. Todd Collins Curtis Thompson vs. Bob Emory The Commandos vs. McGyver & Miles Dustin Rhodes & Kendall Windham vs. Justice & Hogan Dennis Condrey & Randy Rose vs. Suber & Graham Tommy Rogers & Bobby Fulton vs. Jackson & Mulkey

NWA @ Gainesville, GA - Georgia Mountains Center - December 14, 1988 Television taping

NWA @ Raleigh, NC - December 15, 1988 Television taping Rick Steiner pinned Steve Williams with a belly to belly suplex NWA US Champion Barry Windham & NWA Tag Team Champions the Road Warriors defeated Sting, Lex Luger, & Dusty Rhodes when Animal pinned Sting after Paul Ellering interfered and hit Sting with a chair Worldwide - 12/31/88: NWA US Tag Team Champions Tommy Rogers & Bobby Fulton defeated Dennis Condrey & Randy Rose in a Best 2 out of 3 falls match

NWA @ Winston-Salem, NC - December 16, 1988 (3,000) Dustin Rhodes & Kendall Windham defeated the Cruel Connection Bobby Fulton pinned the Italian Stallion Tommy Rogers pinned Rip Morgan Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane defeated the Commandos (Ray Candy & Grizzly Boone) after Jim Cornette hit Candy with the tennis racquet Ivan Koloff defeated Russian Assassin #2 in a chain match Steve Williams & NWA TV Champion Mike Rotundo fought Rick Steiner & Eddie Gilbert to a double count-out Dusty Rhodes, Sting, & Lex Luger defeated NWA US Champion Barry Windham & NWA Tag Team Champions the Road Warriors when Rhodes pinned an interfering Paul Ellering

Worldwide - 12/17/88: Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane vs. two unknowns NWA TV Champion Mike Rotundo & Kevin Sullivan vs. two unknowns NWA Tag Team Champions Road Warriors vs. Randy Hogan & an unknown NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Fulton & Tommy Rogers vs. Curtis Thompson & an unknown Dustin Rhodes & Kendall Windham vs. Mike Jackson & an unknown NWA World Champion Ric Flair & NWA US Champion Barry Windham vs. the Italian Stallion & an unknown

Worldwide - 12/24/88: Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane vs. George South & an unknown Rick Steiner vs. an unknown Heidi Lee Morgan & Moolah vs. Linda Dallas & Kat LaRue NWA TV Champion Mike Rotundo & Steve Williams vs. two unknowns Dustin Rhodes & Kendall Windham vs. two unknowns The Junkyard Dog vs. Max McGyver

NWA @ Greenville, SC - December 25, 1988 (matinee) Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane defeated Dennis Condrey & Randy Rose Also included a Bunkhouse Stampede match

NWA @ Charlotte, NC - Coliseum - December 25, 1988 (5,000) Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane defeated Dennis Condrey & Randy Rose NWA World Champion Ric Flair defeated Eddie Gilbert (sub. for Sting) (the first ever Flair-Gilbert match) Also included a Bunkhouse Stampede match

Starrcade 88 "True Gritt" - Norfolk, VA - Scope - December 26, 1988 (10,000) Pay-per-view bouts - featured Jim Ross & Bob Caudle on commentary and Tony Schiavone & Magnum TA serving as hosts; included Magnum conducting a backstage interview with Kevin Sullivan, NWA TV Champion Mike Rotunda, & Steve Williams; featured Magnum conducting a backstage interview with Rick Steiner; included Magnum conducting a backstage interview with NWA World Champion Ric Flair, during which Flair said his match against Lex Luger later in the show would be Luger's last title shot: Steve Williams & Kevin Sullivan defeated NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Fulton & Tommy Rogers at 15:50 when Williams pinned Fulton to win the titles by dropping Fulton throat-first across the top rope as Fulton attempted a Thesz Press; during the bout, Jason Hervey of "The Wonder Years" was shown sitting in the front row Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane (w/ Jim Cornette) defeated Dennis Condrey & Randy Rose (w/ Paul E. Dangerously) at 17:26 when Lane pinned Rose following the double goozle; both teams used the Midnight Express theme song; after the bout, Condrey, Rose, & Dangerously laid out Eaton, Lane, & Cornette with Cornette's tennis racquet and Dangerously's phone until Eaton eventually cleared the ring with the racquet The Russian Assassins (w/ Paul Jones) defeated Ivan Koloff & the Junkyard Dog at 6:47 when Russian Assassin #1 pinned Koloff after Jones put a foreign object into the Assassin's mask, moments after Koloff hit the Russian Sickle on Russian Assassin #2 and made the cover; pre-match stipulations stated the Assassins would have had to unmask and Jones would have to leave the NWA if Koloff & JYD won Rick Steiner pinned NWA TV Champion Mike Rotunda (w/ NWA US Tag Team Champion Kevin Sullivan) to win the title at 17:59 after Rotunda collided with Sullivan on the apron as Sullivan argued with head referee Tommy Young; Sullivan was placed in a shark cage for the duration of the bout, with the help of Klondike Bill; Sullivan was released late in the contest after NWA US Tag Team Champion Steve Williams appeared ringside and rang the timekeeper's bell, as Steiner had Rotunda covered following the belly to belly suplex, causing referee Teddy Long to believe the time limit had expired; moments later, Young came ringside to investigate who rang the bell NWA US Champion Barry Windham (w/ JJ Dillon) defeated Bam Bam Bigelow (w/ Sir Oliver Humperdink) via count-out at 16:17 after Bigelow hit the steel ringpost while both men fought on the floor Sting & Dusty Rhodes defeated NWA Tag Team Champions the Road Warriors (w/ Paul Ellering) via disqualification at 11:16 when Ellering prevented referee Tommy Young from making the count after Sting hit a crossbody off the top onto Road Warrior Animal; after the bout, Sting & Rhodes cleared the ring of the champions (American Dream: The Dusty Rhodes Story, Starrcade: The Essential Collection) NWA World Champion Ric Flair (w/ JJ Dillon) pinned Lex Luger at 30:59 with his feet on the ropes for leverage after Luger's knee went out as he attempted the Torture Rack; pre-match stipulations stated Luger would win the title if Flair was disqualified (Starrcade: The Essential Collection, Legends of Wrestling) Dark match after the pay-per-view: The Junkyard Dog won a $50,000 bunkhouse battle royal; other participants included Abdullah the Butcher, Ray Candy, Eddie Gilbert, Dick Murdoch, Dustin Rhodes, NWA US Tag Team Champion Steve Williams, and others

NWA @ Washington DC - Armory - December 27, 1988 (1,800) Bobby Fulton fought Larry Zbyzsko to a draw The Broncos defeated the Commandos Lex Luger & Bam Bam Bigelow defeated NWA US Champion Barry Windham & Abdullah the Butcher when Bigelow pinned Abdullah NWA World Champion Ric Flair fought NWA TV Champion Rick Steiner to a draw after the 30-minute mark Sting & Dusty Rhodes defeated NWA Tag Team Champions the Road Warriors via disqualification; Rhodes was booed while the other three were cheered Lex Luger won a Bunkhouse Stampede

NWA @ Chicago, IL - UIC Pavilion - December 28, 1988 (2,987) Paul E. Dangerously, Jim Cornette, Eddie Gilbert, Ron Simmons, and Russian Assassin #2 did not appear as scheduled The Broncos defeated the Commandos Dennis Condrey & Randy Rose defeated Bobby Fulton & Tommy Rogers Abdullah the Butcher pinned Bam Bam Bigelow after hitting him with a foreign object NWA World Champion Ric Flair fought NWA TV Champion Rick Steiner to a draw at the 30-minute mark Lex Luger, Sting, & Dusty Rhodes defeated NWA US Champion Barry Windham & NWA Tag Team Champions the Road Warriors when Luger pinned an interfering Paul Ellering Larry Zbyzsko won a Bunkhouse Stampede by last eliminating Bobby Eaton

NWA @ Milwaukee, WI - Mecca - December 29, 1988

NWA @ St. Louis, MO - Keil Auditorium - December 30, 1988 (4,500) Randy Rose fought Bobby Fulton to a draw The Broncos defeated the Commandos Dick Murdoch defeated Russian Assassin #1 NWA US Champion Barry Windham & Abdullah the Butcher defeated Lex Luger & Bam Bam Bigelow when Abdullah pinned Bigelow Dusty Rhodes & Sting defeated Larry Zbyzsko (sub. for NWA Tag Team Champion Road Warrior Hawk) & NWA Tag Team Champion Road Warrior Animal at the 4-minute mark when Rhodes pinned Zbyzsko NWA World Champion Ric Flair pinned NWA TV Champion Rick Steiner at the 28-minute mark The Junkyard Dog won a Bunkhouse Stampede at the 7-minute mark; stipulations stated the winner would face NWA World Champion Ric Flair at the following month's show

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