Big Time Wrestling
Week 3, April 1989
(The Show Begins....)
Big Van Vader is interviewed backstage by Jim Ross, he hypes an upcoming singles match against Rick Rude. (C-)
Big Van Vader is developing better performance skills. Jim Ross is learning to show more charisma.
Lanny Poffo vs. Barry Horowtiz
In a match that had an average crowd reaction and some decent in-ring action, Lanny Poffo defeated Barry Horowitz in 9:44 by pinfall with a Diving Senton. (D-)
Rick Martel promises that there will be a surprise during tonight's Vader vs. Rude match. (C-)
Doctor Claw helped Martel during this segment.
Lex Luger vs. Scott Peterson
In a match that had an average crowd reaction and some decent in-ring action, Lex Luger defeated Scott Peterson in 9:17 by submission with a Torture Rack. (D)
Lex Luger and Scott Peterson have great chemistry, and it showed in their performances.
Big Van Vader vs. Rick Rude (Pacific Northwest TV Title)
In a bout that had great heat and good action, Rick Rude defeated Big Van Vader in 19:29 by pinfall with a Rude Awakening following interference from Mark Callous. Rick Rude wins the NWA Pacific Northwest Television title. (C-)
As the fourth time this match-up has been done recently, it needed to be better.
Final Rating: D+
Good, the match survived, mostly, the "4th match recently" penalty. I tried a few different match ups, but I needed to get the belt to Rude.