Previously on the Best and Worst of WCW Monday Nitro: WCW Slamming Jamboree happened, finally, after like 65 weeks of build. Ric Flair, Rowdy Roddy Piper and Excited IRL My Pet Monster Kevin Greene teamed up to defeat the nWo, which you know will definitely stick and affect the nWo and turn the tide for WCW.
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And now, the Best and Worst of WCW Monday Nitro for May 19, 1997.
Worst: The Four Horsemen Are Dead And Stupid, An “As The Haliburton Turns” Production
This week’s episode begins with Syxx hilariously claiming that the “wrong man” was in the ring last night, meaning WCW didn’t actually win at Slamboree. Keep in mind that the finish of the match was Greene powerslamming Syxx and pinning him while Scott Hall was passed out in a figure-four and Kevin Nash was passed out in a sleeper with a homophobic polystyrene ghoul around his neck.
Ric Flair threatens once again to kick Syxx’s “flyweight ass,” which would have more impact if they weren’t more or less the same size. But the match is on: Ric Flair will face Syxx tonight in this very ring, in one of the greatest moments in the history of our sport, and it’s absolutely not an New World Order trap. Nothing is more guaranteed to end cleanly than a Nitro main event featuring one member of the nWo!