WCW PPV RESULTS 1993
21st February 1993: “WCW Superbrawl III”: Asheville, NC – 6,500 sellout (6,200 paid)
($55,000 live gate)
1,000 in attendance at a closed-circuit location
Steve Austin and Brian Pillman bested Marcus Bagwell and Erik Watts; Too Cold Scorpio pinned Chris Benoit; Davey Boy Smith pinned Bill Irwin; Cactus Jack dropped Paul Orndorff in a falls count anywhere match; Ricky Morton and Robert Gibson bested SMW Tag Team Champions Stan Lane and Tom Prichard in a non-title match; WCW US Champion Dustin Rhodes downed Maxx Payne by DQ; Barry Windham overcame NWA World Champion The Great Muta to win the title; WCW World Champion Big Van Vader toppled Sting in a non-title strap match.
23rd May 1993: “WCW Slamboree 1993”: Atlanta, GA (Omni) – 7,008 (3,722 paid)
($37,000 live gate)
Too Cold Scorpio and Marcus Bagwell defeated Bobby Eaton and Chris Benoit; Sid Vicious downed Van Hammer; Don Muraco, Jimmy Snuka, and Dick Murdoch battled Blackjack Mulligan, Jim Brunzell, and Wahoo McDaniel to a no contest; Brad Armstrong and Thunderbolt Patterson bested Baron Von Raschke and Ivan Koloff; Dory Funk Jr battled Nick Bockwinkel to a draw; Rick Rude and WCW TV Champion Paul Orndorff dropped Dustin Rhodes and Kensuke Sasaki; Sting pinned The Prisoner; WCW and NWA Unified World Tag Champions Steve Austin and Brian Pillman bested Dos Hombres (Ricky Steamboat and Tom Zenk) in a cage match; NWA World Champion Barry Windham overcame Arn Anderson; Davey Boy Smith defeated WCW World Champion Big Van Vader by DQ.
18th July 1993: WCW Beach Blast 1993″: Biloxi, MS – 8,600 (4,000 paid)
($33,000 live gate)
(WCW also received $10,000 as a site fee from a local casino)
WCW TV Champion Paul Orndorff dropped Ron Simmons by DQ; Too Cold Scorpio and Marcus Bagwell defeated Tex Slazenger and Shanghai Pierce; Lord Steven Regal pinned Erik Watts; Johnny B. Badd pinned Maxx Payne; WCW and NWA Unified World Tag Champions Steve Austin and Brian Pillman bested Arn Anderson and Paul Roma; Dustin Rhodes battled Rick Rude to a draw in a 30-minute Ironman match. 1:1; Ric Flair toppled NWA World Champion Barry Windham to win the title; Sting and Davey Boy Smith defeated WCW World Champion Big Van Vader and Sid Vicious.
19th September 1993: “WCW Fall Brawl 1993”: Houston, TX – 6,000 (3,500 paid)
($35,000 live gate)
Dark match: Erik Watts downed Bobby Eaton.
PPV Broadcast: Lord Steven Regal pinned WCW TV Champion Ricky Steamboat to win the title; Charlie Norris downed Big Sky; Too Cold Scorpio and Marcus Bagwell defeated Paul Orndorff and The Equalizer; Ice Train bested Shanghai Pierce; The Nasty Boys downed WCW World Tag Champions Arn Anderson and Paul Roma to win the titles; Cactus Jack dropped Yoshi Kwan; Rick Rude pinned “World Heavyweight Champion” Ric Flair to win the title; Sting, Davey Boy Smith, WCW US Champion Dustin Rhodes, and The Shockmaster rolled over WCW World Champion Big Van Vader, Sid Vicious, and Harlem Heat in a “Wargames” match.
24th October 1993: ‘WCW Halloween Havoc 1993″: New Orleans, LA – 6,000 (3,000 paid)
($30,000 live gate)
The Shockmaster, Ice Train, and Charlie Norris downed Harlem Heat and The Equalizer; Paul Orndorff defeated Ricky Steamboat by count-out; Davey Boy Smith battled WCW TV Champion Lord Steven Regal to a draw; WCW US Champion Dustin Rhodes downed Steve Austin; The Nasty Boys downed WCW Tag Team Champions Marcus Bagwell and Too Cold Scorpio to win the titles; Sting pinned Sid Vicious; “World Heavyweight Champion” Rick Rude defeated Ric Flair by DQ; WCW World Champion Vader toppled Cactus Jack in a non-title “Texas Death” match.
20th November 1993: “WCW BattleBowl”: Pensacola, FL – 7,000 (3,000 paid)
($30,000 live gate)
WCW World Champion Big Van Vader and Cactus Jack dropped Harlem Heat Kane and Charlie Norris; Johnny B. Badd and Brian Knobbs downed Erik Watts and Paul Roma; The Shockmaster and Paul Orndorff dropped Ricky Steamboat and WCW TV Champion Lord Steven Regal; WCW US Champion Dustin Rhodes and King Kong defeated Awesome Kong and The Equalizer; Sting and Jerry Saggs downed Ron Simmons and Keith Cole; Ric Flair and Steve Austin bested Maxx Payne and Too Cold Scorpio; WCW International Champion Rick Rude and Shanghai Pierce defeated Marcus Bagwell and Tex Slazenger; Road Warrior Hawk and Rip Rogers downed Davey Boy Smith and Harlem Heat Kole; WCW World Champion Big Van Vader won the 16-man “Battlebowl” battle royal by last eliminating Sting.
27th December 1993: “WCW Starrcade 1993”: Charlotte, NC – 8,000 (7,000 paid)
($62,000 live gate)
Dark match: Terry Taylor toppled The Equalizer.
PPV Broadcast: Paul Orndorff and Paul Roma defeated Too Cold Scorpio and Marcus Bagwell; The Shockmaster toppled King Kong; Ricky Steamboat battled WCW TV Champion Lord Steven Regal to a draw; Cactus Jack and Maxx Payne defeated Tex Slazenger and Shanghai Pierce; Steve Austin bested WCW US Champion Dustin Rhodes in a “best-of-three-falls match to win the title. 2:0; WCW International World Champion Rick Rude pinned The Boss; Sting and Road Warrior Hawk dropped WCW Tag Team Champions The Nasty Boys by DQ; Ric Flair toppled WCW World Champion Vader to win the title in a “title vs. career” encounter.