WCW Thunder Season 1
WCW Thunder Season 1
First Air Date: January 08, 1998
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1x44 Thunder 44 (December 17, 1998)
In light of Ric Flair's recent health scare, Eric Bischoff shows the level of his sincerity by welcoming The Nature Boy's family to Thunder. With an offer to join the ranks of nWo Black and White on the table, Lex Luger takes to the ring to go one-on-one with Scott Hall. Plus, Rey Mysterio faces off against Prince Iaukea in singles competition.
1x43 Thunder 43 (December 10, 1998)
Controversy abounds after Scott Hall makes his presence felt when nWo Wolfpac's Konnan & Lex Luger take on Stevie Ray, Vincent & Horace Hogan in a 3-on-2 Handicap Match. Two members of Eddie Guerrero's Latino World Order clash in order to determine the No. 1 contender for the WCW Cruiserweight Championship. Plus, Chris Jericho and more in action!
1x42 Thunder 42 (December 03, 1998)
On a night where Scott Steiner declares himself the new king of the New World Order, Big Poppa Pump sets his sights on settling a score with Scott Hall. As a reluctant member of Eddie Guerrero's Latino World Order, Rey Mysterio Jr. finds himself in a difficult situation. Plus, Disco Inferno challenges Konnan for the World Television Championship.
1x41 Thunder 41 (November 19, 1998)
With World War 3 on the horizon, chaos breaks out when Bret Hart of nWo Hollywood goes one-on-one with Konnan of nWo Wolfpac in the main event. Chris Jericho's mouth puts him in a perilous position. Sonny Onoo offers The Cat an unusual surprise. Plus, Eddie Guerrero represents his Latino World Order by taking on Kidman in singles competition.
1x40 Thunder 40 (November 12, 1998)
Konnan shows nWo Hollywood how The Wolfpac takes care of business by gearing up to go one-on-one with The Giant in the main event. The Latino World Order makes its presence felt when Kidman defends the WCW Cruiserweight Championship versus Chavo Guerrero Jr. Plus, Raven leads Kanyon to the ring to face off against Dean Malenko of The Four Horsemen.
1x39 Thunder 39 (November 05, 1998)
Scott Steiner looks to strike a blow for nWo Hollywood by vowing to get rid of nWo Wolfpac, starting with taking on Lex Luger in the main event. Eddie Guerrero continues his efforts in trying to recruit Rey Mysterio Jr. to join his Latino World Order. Plus, Prince Iaukea challenges Chris Jericho for the World Television Championship.
1x38 Thunder 38 (October 29, 1998)
The Giant finds himself playing by a different set of rules when he takes to the ring to represent nWo Hollywood against Raven in the main event. Disco Inferno sets his sights on championship gold by challenging Chris Jericho for the World Television Championship. Plus, Latino World Order clashes with The Four Horsemen.
1x37 Thunder 37 (October 22, 1998)
Sting represents nWo Wolfpac in the main event versus The Giant of nWo Hollywood. Dean Malenko is joined in the ring by his allies of The Four Horsemen. Plus, Kanyon challenges Chris Jericho for the World Television Championship, and Eddie Guerrero tries to recruit Rey Mysterio Jr. to join his Latino World Order.
1x36 Thunder 36 (October 15, 1998)
Dean Malenko learns that he is not alone when he goes one-on-one with Stevie Ray of nWo Hollywood in the main event. Kidman defends the WCW Cruiserweight Championship versus Kaz Hayashi. Plus, Diamond Dallas Page lets loose ahead of his match versus Goldberg for the WCW World Heavyweight Championship.
1x35 Thunder 35 (October 08, 1998)
While Lex Luger represents nWo Wolfpac in the main event versus Stevie Ray of nWo Hollywood, Scott Hall looks to further escalate tensions between both factions. Chris Jericho unearths an unusual way to end Goldberg's unbeaten streak. Plus, despite Eric Bischoff's best efforts to ban The Four Horsemen, Dean Malenko finds a way into singles action.
1x34 Thunder 34 (October 01, 1998)
Diamond Dallas Page gets a ringside view to watch Goldberg defend the WCW World Heavyweight Championship against Raven in the main event. Scott Hall calls out his former friend, Kevin Nash. Chavo Guerrero Jr. challenges Billy Kidman for the Cruiserweight Championship. Plus, the nWo Wolfpac's Konnan takes on nWo Hollywood's Stevie Ray.
1x33 Thunder 33 (September 24, 1998)
WCW World Heavyweight Champion Goldberg takes to the ring to show his dominance against Kanyon. Despite Eric Bischoff's best efforts, The Four Horsemen arrive to send a message to nWo Hollywood and take back World Championship Wrestling. Plus, Raven faces Villano V in singles competition, Psicosis goes one-on-one with Saturn, and much more!
1x32 Thunder 32 (September 17, 1998)
The in-ring future of Ric Flair is set to be decided in an Arm Wrestling Match between Eric Bischoff and The Nature Boy's longtime friend, Arn Anderson. Kevin Nash and Konnan take to the ring to represent nWo Wolfpac in a Tag Team Match main event against Scott Hall and Stevie Ray of nWo Hollywood. With Scott and Rick Steiner set to battle each other, Buff Bagwell's suspicious injury is called into question. Plus, Ernest 'The Cat' Miller in action, Curt Hennig takes on Norman Smiley, and more!
1x31 Thunder 31 (September 10, 1998)
Kevin Nash represents his nWo Wolfpac when he battles Stevie Ray of nWo Hollywood. With the No. 1 contender for his WCW World Heavyweight Championship yet to be decided, Goldberg gears up for action against Rick Fuller. Plus, Bret Hart and Lex Luger find themselves unlikely partners in a Tag Team Match against Jim Neidhart & Davey Boy Smith.
1x30 Thunder 30 (September 03, 1998)
Despite being on opposite sides during WarGames, World Championship Wrestling and nWo Wolfpac unite out of mutual respect, as Diamond Dallas Page partners with Konnan to take on nWo Hollywood's Stevie Ray & The Giant. Plus, Saturn continues to prove that he is a man of his word when Raven and The Flock battle Meng in a Handicap Match.
1x29 Thunder 29 (August 26, 1998)
With everything on the line in the WarGames Match at Fall Brawl, tensions between nWo Hollywood, nWo Wolfpac, and World Championship Wrestling escalate. Diamond Dallas Page goes one-on-one with the newest member of nWo Hollywood, Stevie Ray. Plus, World Television Champion Chris Jericho faces Alex Wright in singles competition.
1x28 Thunder 28 (August 20, 1998)
While everyone waits with anticipation to witness a WarGames confrontation between nWo Hollywood and nWo Wolfpac at Fall Brawl, The Giant takes to the ring to represent his colors against Stevie Ray. Raven, Saturn, Kanyon, and Horace compete in a Four Corners Match. Plus, Psicosis challenges Juventud Guerrera for the WCW Cruiserweight Championship.
1x27 Thunder 27 (August 13, 1998)
Bret Hart looks to reclaim the WCW United States Heavyweight Championship by challenging Lex Luger for the gold in the main event. Before battling Curt Hennig in singles competition, Kevin Nash makes Goldberg an offer. Raven deals with some insubordination. Plus, Chris Jericho defends the World Television Title.
1x26 Thunder 26 (August 05, 1998)
Eric Bischoff's taunts against Diamond Dallas Page and Jay Leno earn him some painful repercussions. A clash of colors takes over the main event when Sting, Lex Luger & Konnan represent nWo Wolfpac in a Six-Man Tag Team Match against nWo Hollywood's Curt Hennig, Scott Hall & Brian Adams. Plus, Saturn faces Riggs and Sick Boy of The Flock.
1x25 Thunder 25 (July 16, 1998)
A singles bout between Diamond Dallas Page and Curt Hennig quickly turns into a Tag Team Match that sees Konnan partner with DDP to take on two nWo Hollywood standouts. With Booker T out of action, Stevie Ray looks to protect his brother's World Television Championship. Plus, Bret Hart delivers some words of warning to the WCW roster.
1x24 Thunder 24 (July 08, 1998)
Diamond Dallas Page warms up for his high-profiled match at Bash at the Beach by going one-on-one with Curt Hennig. Days after capturing the WCW World Heavyweight Title, Goldberg resolves to be a true fighting champion. Plus, Ultimo Dragon challenges Chris Jericho for the WCW Cruiserweight Championship.
1x23 Thunder 23 (July 02, 1998)
Hollywood Hogan's reign as WCW World Heavyweight Champion is put in danger after an announcement from JJ Dillon. The rivalry between nWo Hollywood and nWo Wolfpac escalates into the main event when The Giant takes on Lex Luger. WCW Television Champion Booker T gears up to battle Fit Finlay. Plus, Cruiserweight Champion Chris Jericho is in action.
1x22 Thunder 22 (June 24, 1998)
The Giant looks to reclaim the World Tag Team Championship for nWo Hollywood by selecting a partner of his own choosing to challenge Sting and Lex Luger for the gold in a Tag Team Match main event. WCW Cruiserweight Champion Chris Jericho takes to the ring to go one-on-one with Ultimo Dragon. Plus, Raven and Sick Boy take on Public Enemy in a No Disqualification Match, Scott Steiner addresses his issues with his brother, and much more action on this edition of Thunder!
1x21 Thunder 21 (June 17, 1998)
The Goldberg phenomena takes over when he defends the WCW United States Heavyweight Championship against Reese. The nWo Wolfpac sends a message to Hollywood Hogan and his followers. Saturn declares his independence from Raven and The Flock. Plus, a South Philadelphia Street Fight ensues, and The Giant goes one-on-one with Disco Inferno.
1x20 Thunder 20 (June 11, 1998)
The war between nWo Wolfpac and nWo Hollywood takes over the main event as The Giant & Disciple battle Lex Luger & "Macho Man" Randy Savage. After weeks of demanding that JJ Dillon return the WCW Cruiserweight Championship, Chris Jericho is given a chance to earn the title back from Dean Malenko. Plus, Konnan, Kidman, and much more in action.
1x19 Thunder 19 (June 04, 1998)
In response to Sting aligning himself with nWo Wolfpac, The Giant selects a new partner from nWo Hollywood to help him defend the World Tag Team Championship. Plus, unable to compete due to injury, Curt Hennig announces his replacement to challenge Goldberg for the WCW United States Heavyweight Championship at The Great American Bash.
1x18 Thunder 18 (May 28, 1998)
Tensions rise as nWo Hollywood and nWo Wolfpac explode when both factions continue to pursue Sting for membership. WCW United States Heavyweight Champion Goldberg looks to continue his unprecedented undefeated streak by going one-on-one with Barry Horowitz. Plus, Chris Jericho addresses his confrontation with JJ Dillon.
1x17 Thunder 17 (May 21, 1998)
Speculation over Sting's allegiances leads to a main event battle between Lex Luger and The Giant. "Macho Man" Randy Savage and "Rowdy" Roddy Piper are united by their shared disdain for Hollywood Hogan and Bret Hart. Raven confronts Saturn about his feelings toward The Flock. Plus, Jim Neidhart challenges Fit Finlay for the World Television Title.
1x16 Thunder 16 (May 14, 1998)
Eric Bischoff sends another message to his rival from up north. The war between nWo Wolfpac and nWo Hollywood rages on when members of both factions make their presence felt in a main event bout between Sting and "Macho Man" Randy Savage. Plus, Raven tasks Sick Boy with bringing the WCW United States Heavyweight Championship to The Flock.
1x15 Thunder 15 (April 22, 1998)
After Bret Hart cost him the WCW World Heavyweight Championship in a match versus Hollywood Hogan on Nitro, "Macho Man" Randy Savage sends a message of revenge to Hit Man. Goldberg defends the WCW United States Championship. Plus, Sting's issues with the New World Order continue when he goes up against Scott Steiner in the main event.
1x14 Thunder 14 (April 16, 1998)
As the escalating war within the ranks of the New World Order continues, Kevin Nash teams up with "Macho Man" Randy Savage to take on Bret Hart & WCW World Heavyweight Champion Sting in the main event. With Rowdy Roddy Piper in his corner, The Giant goes one-on-one with Brian Adams. Plus, Booker T defends the World Television Championship.
1x13 Thunder 13 (April 09, 1998)
Kevin Nash goes one-on-one with Rick Steiner in the main event. While continuing to hold the WCW United States Championship hostage, Raven attempts to send a message to Diamond Dallas Page. Plus, WCW Cruiserweight Champion Chris Jericho looks to add more gold to his waist by challenging Booker T for the World Television Championship.
1x12 Thunder 12 (March 26, 1998)
Kevin Nash and Hollywood Hogan put aside their differences when they face Lex Luger & WCW World Heavyweight Champion Sting. While Raven continues to hold the WCW United States Title hostage, Diamond Dallas Page puts the gold on the line in a match against Saturn. Plus, Eddie Guerrero challenges Booker T for the World Television Championship.
1x11 Thunder 11 (March 19, 1998)
After seemingly disposing of Bret Hart at Uncensored, Curt Hennig goes up against Rick Steiner. Chris Jericho puts the coveted WCW Cruiserweight Championship on the line in a match against Super Calo. While continuing to plow through opponents, Goldberg finds himself at odds with some new enemies. Plus, Eddie Guerrero gears up for action.
1x10 Thunder 10 (March 12, 1998)
While The Giant promises to take on the entire faction by himself, the New World Order turns their attention away from this threat to make their presence felt when Sting gives "Macho Man" Randy Savage an opportunity at the WCW World Heavyweight Championship. Plus, Dean Malenko challenges Chris Jericho for the WCW Cruiserweight Championship.
1x09 Thunder 09 (March 05, 1998)
In an attempt to curry favor with Hollywood Hogan, Brian Adams volunteers to go one-on-one with "Macho Man" Randy Savage. Diamond Dallas Page finds himself playing by a different set of rules when he defends the WCW United States Heavyweight Title against Raven. Plus, The Giant seizes another opportunity to send a message to Kevin Nash.
1x08 Thunder 08 (February 26, 1998)
Following Sting's victory over Hollywood Hogan at SuperBrawl VIII to legitimize his reign as WCW World Heavyweight Champion, Scott Hall steps up as the No. 1 contender for The Icon's title. Kevin Nash finds himself badly outnumbered when he plays by Raven's rules. As the newest member of the New World Order, Scott Steiner battles Marty Jannetty.
1x07 Thunder 07 (February 19, 1998)
With his opportunity to reclaim the WCW World Heavyweight Championship at SuperBrawl VIII approaching, Hollywood Hogan uses "Macho Man" Randy Savage to send a message to Sting. However, Hogan soon learns that the New World Order's grip on WCW may be losing strength. Plus, WCW Cruiserweight Champion Chris Jericho goes one-on-one with Dean Malenko.
1x06 Thunder 06 (February 12, 1998)
After Hollywood Hogan tries to cease the recent hostilities within the ranks of his New World Order by calling out "Macho Man" Randy Savage for an apology, tensions explode during a confrontation between Ric Flair and Lex Luger. Raven's Flock looks to recruit a new member. Plus, Meng in action, Goldberg goes one-on-one with Glacier, and much more!
1x05 Thunder 05 (February 05, 1998)
As the road to SuperBrawl VIII continues, Diamond Dallas Page defends the coveted WCW United States Heavyweight Championship in the main event. Referee Nick Patrick addresses the recent accusations about his controversial officiating. Plus, Buff Bagwell & Konnan take on The Steiner Brothers in a Tag Team Match.
1x04 Thunder 04 (January 29, 1998)
After shocking the world by joining the New World Order at Souled Out, Dusty Rhodes shows everyone that the American Dream has turned into WCW's nightmare. In the main event, The Steiner Brothers challenge the nWo's Kevin Nash & Konnan for the World Tag Team Championships. Plus, Booker T defends the World Television Championship against Saturn.
1x03 Thunder 03 (January 22, 1998)
While preparing to face Larry Zbyszko at Souled Out, Scott Hall turns his attention to The Giant in the main event. Goldberg looks to extend his winning streak in a match against Kendall Windham. Plus, Hollywood Hogan vows to bring the WCW World Heavyweight Championship back to the New World Order.
1x02 Thunder 02 (January 15, 1998)
Tensions within the New World Order create an opportunity for The Giant to get even when Kevin Nash & "Macho Man" Randy Savage team up to face Lex Luger & Diamond Dallas Page. Juventud Guerrera defends the WCW Cruiserweight Title against Rey Mysterio Jr. Plus, Hollywood Hogan addresses the situation over the WCW World Heavyweight Title.
1x01 Thunder 01 (January 08, 1998)
Following Sting's victory over Hollywood Hogan at Starrcade to become the new WCW World Heavyweight Champion, JJ Dillon makes an announcement that receives a cold a reception from the fans. Plus, Kevin Nash challenges Diamond Dallas Page for the United States Heavyweight Title. All this and more on the inaugural edition of WCW Thunder!