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Slamboree (1994) was the second Slamboree professional wrestling pay-per-view (PPV) event produced by World Championship Wrestling (WCW). It took place on May 22, 1994 from the Philadelphia Civic Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. As of 2014 the event is available on the WWE Network.[1]

Slamboree (1994)
Slamboree 1994 poster.jpg
Promotional poster featuring various wrestlers
PromotionWorld Championship Wrestling
DateMay 22, 1994
CityPhiladelphia, Pennsylvania
VenuePhiladelphia Civic Center
Attendance4,000
Tagline(s)A Legends' Reunion
A Night With the Classics...
One Ring...One Moment...One Mega-Event!
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StorylinesEdit

The event featured professional wrestling matches that involve different wrestlers from pre-existing scripted feuds and storylines. Professional wrestlers portray villains, heroes, or less distinguishable characters in the scripted events that build tension and culminate in a wrestling match or series of matches.[2]

EventEdit

Other on-screen personnel
Role: Name:
Commentator Tony Schiavone
Bobby Heenan
Gordon Solie (Legends match)
Interviewer Gene Okerlund
Jesse Ventura
Ring announcer Gary Michael Cappetta
Michael Buffer
Referees Randy Anderson
Nick Patrick

Prior to the pay-per-view portion of the show WCW introduced a group of "Legends" to the crowd: Ole Anderson, Penny Banner, Red Bastien, Tully Blanchard, The Crusher, Don Curtis, Terry Funk, Verne Gagne, Hard Boiled Haggerty, Larry Hennig, Killer Kowalski, Ernie Ladd, Wahoo McDaniel, Angelo Mosca, Harley Race, Ray Stevens, Lou Thesz, Johnny Weaver, Mr. Wrestling II, Tommy Young. Later in the night The Assassin, Ole Anderson, Harley Race, Ernie Ladd, The Crusher, Dick the Bruiser were inducted into the WCW Hall of Fame.

Cactus Jack replaced an injured Dave Sullivan in the WCW World Tag Team Championship match. Vader was originally scheduled to wrestle Rick Rude, but Rude had to be replaced by Sting as Rude had suffered a career-ending back injury in Japan, in a match against Sting.

ResultsEdit

No. Results[3] Stipulations Times
1D Pretty Wonderful (Paul Roma & Paul Orndorff) defeated Brian Armstrong and Brad Armstrong Tag Team match N/A
2 Steve Austin (c) defeated Johnny B. Badd Singles match for the WCW United States Heavyweight Championship 16:12
3 Terry Funk fought Tully Blanchard to a double disqualification Singles match 07:15
4 Larry Zbyszko defeated Lord Steven Regal Singles match 11:30
5 Dustin Rhodes defeated Bunkhouse Buck (with Col. Robert Parker) Bullrope match 12:47
6 Ric Flair (c) defeated Barry Windham Singles match for the WCW World Heavyweight Championship 13:21
7 Cactus Jack and Kevin Sullivan defeated The Nasty Boys (Brian Knobbs & Jerry Sags) (c) Broad Street Bully match for the WCW World Tag Team Championship with Dave Schultz as special guest referee[4] 09:56
8 Sting defeated Vader Singles match for the vacant WCW International World Heavyweight Championship 13:54
  • (c) – refers to the champion(s) heading into the match
  • D – indicates the match was a dark match

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Every pay-per-view available on WWE Network". WWE. February 4, 2014. Archived from the original on February 5, 2014. Retrieved February 8, 2014.
  2. ^ Grabianowski, Ed. "How Pro Wrestling Works". HowStuffWorks, Inc. Discovery Communications. Retrieved 2015-11-15.
  3. ^ http://www.thehistoryofwwe.com/slamboree.htm
  4. ^ Mick Foley (2000). Have A Nice Day: A Tale of Blood and Sweatsocks. HarperCollins. p. 272. ISBN 0-06-103101-1.