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  WCW World Championship Wrestling Reviews - WCW World Championship Wrestling Player Reviews - WCW World Championship ...
WCW Wrestling was released in 1990, mere months after Ted Turner bought the National Wrestlin Alliance and changed its name to World Championship Wrestling, the game was developed by FCI.
WCW Wrestling has 12 wrestlers in it, all of them have their own finishing moves.
Overall, WCW Wrestling is one of the finest wrestling games for the NES, the graphics are a mixed bag, and knock my score down a bit, but the sound is amazing, and the gameplay is super-addictive.
www.gamefaqs.com /console/nes/review/R21082.html   (0 words)

  
  World Class Championship Wrestling
World Class Championship Wrestling is owned by SNC Corperations who has the final say in all matters concerning the company.
World Class Championship Wrestling will allow you to have a maximum of three (3) wrestlers at any given time, yet we still suggest that you only handle one person at a time or a tag team.
Championship Belts:This is the goal of being a wrestler weather in real life or here in the world of cyberspace, to hold a championship belt is to be recognized as the best.
www.geocities.com /wccw_2k5/rules.htm   (1051 words)

  
 Warned.net - Featured Article World Championship Wrestling
One of WCW's last big genuine wins in the Monday night ratings war was in July 1998, when WCW gave the long-awaited World title match in Atlanta between Hogan and Goldberg, away for free on Nitro.
WCW was sold to its rival WWF and Vince MaMahon for $7 million in March 2001.
The purchase of WCW creates a tag team partnership with the World Wrestling Federation brand that is expected to propel the sports entertainment genre to new heights.
www.warned.net /wcwarticle.html   (2804 words)

  
 World Championship Wrestling
At this time the World Wrestling Federation was just about to turn into a global phenomenon they had, under the guidance of Vince McMahon become a big company in a time when wrestling had been territorial.
Sting was set to become the WCW champion in the feud with the Horsemen but that had to be put on hold due to the injury.
WCW had spent months building Sid up as a big threat to Vader’s WCW title and then he was gone.
www.geocities.com /newcw04/history.html   (3906 words)

  
 The History of World Championship Wrestling
WCW was formerly the Mid-Atlantic region, as well as the Georgia region, both of which were under the NWA banner.
The rapid loss of World Class, the UWF, Florida and Portland (All Major Territories of the National Wrestling Alliance) left Mid-Atlantic (WCW) as the sole major player in the NWA by 1988, which is the point at which Ted Turner purchased Crockett Promotions and the NWA unofficially died.
WCW then folded after the unsuccessful Invasion angle, and now has become a distant memory in the fans of pro wrestling.
pages.emerson.edu /Courses/Fall03/IN115A/Assignments_In/midterm/yeager/wrestle/wcw.html   (645 words)

  
 WCW World Heavyweight Championship
It is the WCW World Heavyweight Championship, as used by World Championship Wrestling during the first post-Ric Flair era.
I have a respect for this dude's wrestling history that I can't explain...and it may be that he made me believe that he was what a champion should look like.
WCW had not yet fully transitioned their championships from NWA belts to WCW belts, however, all the champions were "WCW" champions, no longer "NWA" Champions.
www.fabelover.com /wrestlerswithbeltswcw.html   (765 words)

  
 gambling terms > wrestling > w
An arm is firmly placed under the arm grasping the leg, and the hips are driven suddenly and roughly toward the opponent, in an attempt to break the grip.
(noun) Simply put, wrestling is a work because it is fake but it tries to lead people to believe that it is real.
the approximate ratio of good wrestling to rest holds in a match or in a wrestler's performance.
www.dictionaryofgambling.com /gambling_terms/wrestling/w   (382 words)

  
 Federation Follies - management of Extreme Championship Wrestling, World Championship Wrestling Wrestling Digest - Find ...
WCW was struggling, but still alive, promising a "new era" under the auspices of the "dream team" of Eric Bischoff and Vince Russo.
WCW was able to pull away WWF stars with guaranteed contracts and promises of pushes.
WCW's fans seemed to be drawn more to Ric Flair and Dusty Rhodes than they were to any member of the Natural Born Thrillers.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m0FCO/is_2_3/ai_76726497   (884 words)

  
 TV Professional Wrestling And Children | MediaWise.org   (Site not responding. Last check: )
World Championship Wrestling reports that 25% of its audience are children and teenagers age two to seventeen.
Wrestling delivers a prime target market to advertisers of males ages twelve to thirty-four.
Millions of dollars from TV ratings and advertising are at stake as each of the two giants of the television wrestling world, World Wrestling Federation (WWF) and World Championship Wrestling (WCW) vie for viewership from one of television's most elusive target audiences: males ages twelve to thirty-four.
www.mediafamily.org /facts/facts_wrestling.shtml   (558 words)

  
 WCW World Championship Wrestling Reviews - WCW World Championship Wrestling Player Reviews - WCW World Championship ...
WCW World Championship Wrestling has single and tag team matches for 1 and 2 players.
WCW Wrestling has an excellent grapple system that is timing based, not a button masher.
WCW Wrestling game has some good sound with a few really good tunes, my favorite being the funky music played in the intro while the demo scrolls through the character marquees.
www.gamefaqs.com /console/nes/review/R80023.html   (0 words)

  
 WCW World Championship Wrestling Reviews - WCW World Championship Wrestling Player Reviews - WCW World Championship ...
World Championship Wrestling was released in 1990, mere months after Ted Turner bought the NWA and changed its name to WCW, the game was developed by FCI.
WCW has 12 wrestlers in it, all of them have their own finishing moves.
Overall, World Championship Wrestling is one of the finest wrestling games for the NES, the graphics are a mixed bag, and knock my score down a bit, but the sound is amazing, and the gameplay is super-addictive.
www.gamefaqs.com /console/nes/review/R21073.html   (0 words)

  
 Ron Miller - World Championship Wrestling in Australia
The unusual characters, superb athletes representing Australia and almost every country in the world whose names are fondly embedded in the psyche of the Australian television public, thanks to the weekly exposure attributed to the sport during the 60’s and 70’s by the Nine Network.
Under various owners J. Barnett, John Doyle, Florida Wrestling, T. Kolonie, L. O’Day and myself WCW (Aust) produced high rating weekly TV programmes, which was the key to its success, and promoted over 300 live shows per year throughout Australia, South Pacific and the East, and set attendance records that may never be broken.
He was constantly in demand and toured Australia and the World wrestling the best as Australian Heavyweight Champion, a title which he held for a record length of time.
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 World Championship Wrestling (WCW)
"World Championship Wrestling" was previously used as the name of a television program.
Promoted under the NWA name until 91/01although WCW was one of the members and did not represent the entire NWA.
W.C.W. brand aquired by World Wrestling Federation in 2001/03.
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 Millennium Championship Wrestling - The Evolution of Wrestling
Millennium Championship Wrestling - The Evolution of Wrestling
He now says it won't be long before he is focoused on bigger things, such as the World Heavyweight Championship.
In a suprise twist in the World Title match, "The Law" Chris Mayo returned with authority, taking out the former champ, Brandon Scott.
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 World Championship Wrestling Results
This section contains results and information about WCW, World Championship Wrestling, as well as some previous information from when it was part of NWA, National Wrestling Alliance.
All distinctive character names, logos and likenesses are trademarks of World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
WCW was acquired by the WWF in 2001
www.softwolves.pp.se /wrestling/wcw   (160 words)

  
 World Championship Wrestling -  Nostalgia Central
In those days of fl and white TV, the wrestling was about the most colourful stuff on air and EVERYONE was talking about it at school and at the factory or office the next day and during the week.
Many Australians at the height of World Championship Wrestling's popularity were immigrants - predominantly Greek, Italian and Lebanese - so it was no accident that some of the biggest heroes in WCW were wrestlers like Spiros Arion, Mario Milano and Sheik Wadi Ayoub.
The TV matches were basically scripted promotions for the live wrestling matches on the weekends at Festival Hall (Melbourne) and similar venues.
www.nostalgiacentral.com /tv/variety/worldchampwrestling.htm   (566 words)

  
 WWF buys World Championship Wrestling - Mar. 23, 2001
Stamford, Conn.-based World Wrestling Federation Entertainment (WWF: Research, Estimates) now has global rights to the World Championship Wrestling brand, tape library and other intellectual rights.
The World Championship Wrestling franchise includes popular cable television show "WCW Monday Nitro Live" and "WCW Worldwide," which is seen in syndication in 94 percent of the United States.
The once-popular WCW is now losing money and analysts estimate that last year the wrestling franchise lost about $80 million.
money.cnn.com /2001/03/23/deals/wwf   (597 words)

  
 World Championship Wrestling holds.
Wrestling in the “Cumberland or Westmoreland fashion” or “Cornish-style”, has long been practised in Australia.
From the 1880s we find evidence of professional wrestling in Australia, many of the bouts being conducted “Greaco-Roman style”.
The golden era came during the late 1960s and early 1970s when the “World Championship Wrestling” bouts were televised every week.
www.lib.monash.edu.au /exhibitions/sport/virtual/photos/photo16.html   (208 words)

  
 World Championship Wrestling in Australia
The unusual characters, superb athletes representing Australia and almost every country in the world whose names are fondly embedded in the psyche of the Australian television public, thanks to the weekly exposure attributed to the sport during the 60’s and 70’s by the Nine Network.
Under various owners J. Barnett, John Doyle, Florida Wrestling, T. Kolonie, L. O’Day and myself WCW (Aust) produced high rating weekly TV programmes, which was the key to its success, and promoted over 300 live shows per year throughout Australia, South Pacific and the East, and set attendance records that may never be broken.
His matches for the NWA World Heavyweight Championship with Harley Race and Dory Funk were classics to be remembered.
www.worldchampionshipwrestling.com.au /index.html   (539 words)

  
 Pro Wrestling: Ted Turners Role In Owning World Championship Wrestling With Time Warner
At the time, the AWA was the only wrestling I got on TV, but that soon expanded to the WWF(WWE)and NWA(WCW), and even World Class Championship Wrestling for a while.
Hi Dave, my name is Aaron and I am a huge fan of wrestling in general but also of the old World Championship Wrestling and Ted Turner because he made some of my favourite movies and because he owns many of my favourite old classic war movies.
I have been trying for about three or four years to find out if Ted Turner owned WCW after he was merged with Time Warner in I believfe the year was 1996 when they merged.
en.allexperts.com /q/Pro-Wrestling-1847/Ted-Turners-Role-Owning.htm   (574 words)

  
 World Championship Wrestling!
Its my turn to stake my claim in the world of wrestling.
I bought the WCW rights several years ago, in a way to help my father's ratings..
The Fleet Center is not only home to WCW's Atlantic Seaboard swing and grand re-opening but also the historic Boston Celtics.
www.angelfire.com /tx6/newwcw/wcwhome.htm   (472 words)

  
 World Class Championship Wrestling quiz -- free game
"If you were a wrestling fan in the 1980's, you probably watched the Dallas based World Class Championship Wrestling at one time or another.
When World Class broke away from the National Wrestling Alliance and became the World Class Championship Wrestling Association in 1986, who was their first World Champion?
Briefly in the 80's, a wrestler appeared using the name Lance Von Erich and was billed as a cousin to the Von Erich brothers.
www.funtrivia.com /playquiz/quiz129040ec7c88.html   (0 words)

  
 WrestleView.com - Title Histories
A history of the former WWF/WWE Tag Team Title that was combined with the WCW Tag Team Titles from 1957-present day.
A history of the former WCW World Heavyweight Title that was combined with the WWE Championship & named the Undisputed Title, but later brought back on the RAW brand in 2002 and now moved to SmackDown from 1981-present day.
A history of the former WCW United States Title that was combined with the IC Title, but later brought back on the SmackDown brand from 1980-present day.
www.wrestleview.com /info/titlehistories.shtml   (165 words)

  
 World Class Championship Wrestling
World Class would have two full months to build to the big show and had already planted the seeds for several intense matches and feuds.
During the summer of 1982, World Class Championship Wrestling recognized the American Heavyweight Title, the Texas Heavyweight Title, the Texas Brass Knuckles Title, the American Tag Team Title, the All-Asian Tag Team Title, and the World Tag Team Title.
World Class turned that negative into a positive by emphasizing the contrast between Bundy’s hugeness and strength and Kevin’s speed and aerial ability.
www.kayfabememories.com /Regions/wccw/wccw7.htm   (709 words)

  
 Championship Wrestling
WCW: The Ultimate Guide contains all of the important information about the most popular fighters in World Championship Wrestling.
Independent wrestling promotions were once the norm all across the country.
However, with the rise of World Wrestling Entertainment and the creation of World Championship Wrestling -- out of three Southern promotions -- the possibility of an...
www.growinglifestyle.com /us/j4656632   (162 words)

  
 IGN Boards - World Championship Wrestling (WCW)
i havnt really watched wcw very much considering the fact i am 13 but because of the little bit that i got to watch like david flair getting the crap beat out of him made me want to be born a few years earlyier.
Becuase to be a true wrestling fan you had to watch the 80s, and ill even throw in all the way to 96 when hart and hbk were inthere prime after that it hasnt been the same except for a few yrs of DX and the rock and austin.
So dnt go saying WCW is incredible especially when you watched it in 1998 becuase with out the 4 horsemen wcw was nothing.
boards.ign.com /Legends_of_Wrestling/b5946/59720010/p3   (1314 words)

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