S01 E09 | WCW 101, Ch. 9: The Nitro Era


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WCW 101: The history of World Championship Wrestling series continues as Professor Sean Beckerman will open our textbooks to Chapter Nine: WCW Monday Nitro. This edition covers the historical beginning of the Monday Night War with the debut of WCW Monday Nitro. Go back in time and relive the debut episode, the surprise return of Lex Luger, the introduction of the cruiserweight division and the Hulkster’s turn to the “dark side”. Follow the events leading up to the historic “hostile takeover”, which would change professional wrestling forever. Listen to audio clips featuring Hulk Hogan, Randy Savage, Lex Luger, Sting, Ric Flair and many more. So get your pens and papers out, sharpen your pencils, and take notes as the Monday Night War begins on Beyond The Bell!

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