Spring Stampede (1998)


Spring Stampede (1998) was the third Spring Stampede pay-per-view (PPV) event produced by World Championship Wrestling (WCW). The event took place on April 19, 1998 from the Denver Coliseum in Denver, Colorado. The main event was a no disqualification match between Sting and Randy Savage for the WCW World Heavyweight Championship. Savage pinned Sting to win the title.

Spring Stampede (1998)
Spring Stampede 98 poster.jpg
PromotionWorld Championship Wrestling
Brand(s)WCW
nWo
DateApril 19, 1998[1]
CityDenver, Colorado[2]
VenueDenver Coliseum[2]
Attendance7,428
Tagline(s)The Biggest. The Baddest. No Bull.
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Featured matches on the undercard were Diamond Dallas Page versus Raven in a Raven's Rules match for the WCW United States Heavyweight Championship, Hollywood Hogan and Kevin Nash versus Roddy Piper and The Giant in a Baseball Bat on a Pole match and Lex Luger and Rick Steiner versus Scott Steiner and Buff Bagwell in a tag team match.

StorylinesEdit

The event featured wrestlers from pre-existing scripted feuds and storylines. Wrestlers portrayed villains, heroes, or less distinguishable characters in the scripted events that built tension and culminated in a wrestling match or series of matches.[3]

Other on-screen personnel
Role: Name:
Commentators Tony Schiavone
Bobby Heenan
Mike Tenay
Interviewer Gene Okerlund
Ring announcer David Penzer
Referee Nick Patrick

ResultsEdit

No. Results[1][2][4] Stipulations Times
1 Goldberg defeated Perry Saturn (with Kidman) Singles match 08:10
2 Último Dragón defeated Chavo Guerrero Jr. (with Eddie Guerrero) Singles match 11:49
3 Booker T (c) defeated Chris Benoit Singles match for the WCW World Television Championship 14:11
4 Curt Hennig (with Rick Rude) defeated The British Bulldog (with Jim Neidhart) Singles match 04:48
5 Chris Jericho (c) defeated Prince Iaukea by submission Singles match for the WCW Cruiserweight Championship 09:55
6 Rick Steiner and Lex Luger defeated Scott Steiner and Buff Bagwell Tag team match 05:58
7 Psychosis defeated La Parka Singles match 06:59
8 Hollywood Hogan and Kevin Nash defeated Roddy Piper and The Giant Baseball Bat on a Pole match 13:23
9 Raven defeated Diamond Dallas Page (c) Raven's Rules match for the WCW United States Heavyweight Championship 11:52
10 Randy Savage (with Miss Elizabeth) defeated Sting (c) No Disqualification match for the WCW World Heavyweight Championship 10:08
  • (c) – refers to the champion(s) heading into the match

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Spring Stampede 1998 results". Pro Wrestling History. April 19, 1998.
  2. ^ a b c "2007 Wrestling Almanac & Book of Facts: Great American Bash 1998". Wrestling's Historical Cards. Kappa Publishing. 2007. p. 149.
  3. ^ Grabianowski, Ed. "How Pro Wrestling Works". HowStuffWorks, Inc. Discovery Communications. Retrieved 2015-11-15.
  4. ^ Cawthon, Graham (2015). the History of Professional Wrestling Vol 5: World Championship Wrestling 1995-2001. CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform. ISBN 1499656343.