Arn Anderson and every southern preacher in their 40s share an archetype.

Watching WCW 1996 

Sting is fighting rick flair, and keeps tossing in his own "Woo!"

Sting is, even at this realatively early point in his career, easilly the best wrestler they've had on the show tonight.

He outperforms Hogan, he outperforms Savage, he sells harder than Flair.

He's just such a performer.

Watching WCW 1996 

I don't think Harlem Heat is going to be on this episode, they're advertising them for Saturday Night, and I don't have Saturday night right now, but seeing the advertisement for a Harlem Heat match reminded me of this indisputable truth:

Booker T Huffman Jr deserves more respect.

Watching WCW 1996 

Oh man, Jan 22nd 1996:

Savage v Flair - World Heavyweight Championship match

Hogan v The One Man Gang (current TV title holder, but not a title match)

Harlem Heat vs Sting and Lex Lugar - Tag Team title match

And then Konan shows up, in what is I think his first televised appearance, to hype a match against Psicosis for the Mexican heavyweight title?

Watching WCW 1996 

WCW was just so damn Extra, you know? It felt like it was worth watching Every Time.

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Watching WCW 1996 

Oh, there not just sticking a savage/flair title match on a weekday, OTA broadcast, they're Opening with a Flair/Savage title match on a Monday night.

Watching WCW 1996 

The title just changed hands in the opening match of a weekly broadcast.

...

That's not how Wrestling is supposed to work, but I'm not going to complain.

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