The Great American Bash (2000)

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The Great American Bash (2000)
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VHS cover featuring Sting and Vampiro
Promotion World Championship Wrestling
Date June 11, 2000
City Baltimore, Maryland
Venue Baltimore Arena
Attendance 7,031
Tagline(s) A Battle Of Heroic Proportions!
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The Great American Bash (2000) was the fourteenth and final The Great American Bash professional wrestling pay-per-view (PPV) event produced by World Championship Wrestling (WCW). It took place on June 11, 2000 at the Baltimore Arena in Baltimore, Maryland.

It was the final The Great American Bash produced by World Championship Wrestling before the acquisition of WCW by the World Wrestling Federation (now WWE) the following March. The WWE brought it back with the 2004 The Great American Bash.

Storylines

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.[1]

Event

Shane Douglas put the Wall through three tables at the same time to win. The first wrestler to put their opponent through three tables would win the match. Hollywood Hogan pinned Billy Kidman after hitting him with brass knuckles to become number one contender to the WCW World Heavyweight Championship. If Hogan had lost, he would have had to retire. If Ric Flair had lost his match, he would have had to retire. Vampiro set Sting on fire to win the match. Jeff Jarrett pinned Kevin Nash after a Spear from Goldberg. Konnan was guest bellringer, Rey Misterio Jr. was guest timekeeper, Disqo was guest beltkeeper, Juventud Guerrera was guest ring announcer. After the match, Goldberg joined the New Blood.

Results

No. Results[2][3][4] Stipulations Times
1 Lieutenant Loco (c) (with The Misfits In Action) defeated Disqo (with The Filthy Animals) Singles match for the WCW Cruiserweight Championship 04:57
2 KroniK (Brian Adams and Bryan Clark) defeated The Mamalukes (Big Vito and Johnny the Bull) Tag team match to determine #1 contenders to the WCW World Tag Team Championship 09:20
3 Mike Awesome defeated Diamond Dallas Page (with Chris Kanyon) Ambulance match 09:41
4 GI Bro defeated Shawn Stasiak Boot Camp match 13:58
5 Shane Douglas defeated The Wall Tables match 08:12
6 Scott Steiner (with Midajah and Shakira) defeated Rick Steiner and Tank Abbott Handicap Asylum match 03:46
7 Hollywood Hogan defeated Billy Kidman Singles match with Horace Hogan as special guest referee 11:39
8 Ric Flair defeated David Flair (with Vince Russo) by submission Singles match 10:16
9 Vampiro defeated Sting Human Torch match 07:23
10 Jeff Jarrett (c) defeated Kevin Nash Singles match for the WCW World Heavyweight Championship with Ernest Miller as special guest enforcer 17:22
  • (c) – refers to the champion(s) heading into the match

References

  1. ^ Grabianowski, Ed. "How Pro Wrestling Works". HowStuffWorks, Inc. Discovery Communications. Retrieved 2015-11-15.
  2. ^ Cawthon, Graham (2015). the History of Professional Wrestling Vol 5: World Championship Wrestling 1995-2001. CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform. ISBN 1499656343.
  3. ^ "2007 Wrestling Almanac & Book of Facts: Great American Bash 2000". Wrestling's Historical Cards. Kappa Publishing. 2007. p. 153.
  4. ^ "Great American Bash 2000". Pro Wrestling History. June 11, 2000. Retrieved September 16, 2015.
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