WWE War Games: WCW's Most Notorious Matches

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  • 1987
  • 1 Season

The War Games matches in professional wrestling feature a two-ring steel cage team bout with "I Quit" rules. Members of the team do not enter all at once. The game star out as a one-on-one bout but, as time intervals expire, new members are sent in creating a handicap situation. Eventually, when all members of the two teams are in the ring, the matches continue until someone gives up. The first bout took place in 1987 featuring Dusty Rhodes' team vs. The Four Horsemen. Various other War Games matches are presented from the NWA/WCW archives.

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Monday Nitro September 4, 2000 War Games 2000 Match
14. Monday Nitro September 4, 2000 War Games 2000 Match
September 4, 2000
A brainchild of controversial promoter Vince Russo, War Games 2000 featured a three tiered cage reminiscent of the film Ready to Rumble. Members of this star studded match would not only have to fight their way to the top of the structure to retrieve the hanging World Title, but also battle all the back to bottom of the cage to escape.
Fall Brawl September 13, 1998 War Games Match
13. Fall Brawl September 13, 1998 War Games Match
September 13, 1998
In the first War Games Match in which pin falls are allowed, one Superstar will earn a shot at the WCW World Heavyweight Championship. Will Team WCW or Team n.W.o Hollywood prove to be the more cohesive unit and launch one of its members toward the ultimate prize?
Fall Brawl September 14, 1997 War Games Match
12. Fall Brawl September 14, 1997 War Games Match
September 14, 1997
The legendary rivalry between the n.W.o and the Four Horsemen plays out inside the doublecage, with the next generation of Horsemen joining founding father, Ric Flair. Will the n.W.o play it straight, or does the ever-devious group have something up their sleeve?
Fall Brawl September 15, 1996 War Games Match
11. Fall Brawl September 15, 1996 War Games Match
September 15, 1996
The n.W.o has invaded WCW, turning the wrestling world on its ear. Now, WCW stalwarts must enter the Match Beyond and stand up to the poisonous faction. But can they trust every member of the team to be loyal to the cause?
Fall Brawl September 17, 1995 War Games Match
10. Fall Brawl September 17, 1995 War Games Match
September 17, 1995
The Hulkamaniacs take on the Dungeon of Doom. Though Hogan's stable featured four legendary performers, this match is best remembered for a giant interruption for the Hulkster.
Fall Brawl September 18, 1994 War Games Match
9. Fall Brawl September 18, 1994 War Games Match
September 18, 1994
The unlikely pairing of the Rhodes family and the boisterous Nasty Boys facing off against the rough-and-tumble Stud Stable led by future WWE Hall of Famers Terry Funk and Arn Anderson.
Fall Brawl September 19, 1993 War Games Match
8. Fall Brawl September 19, 1993 War Games Match
September 19, 1993
Future WWE Hall of Famer Booker T joins his partner and brother Stevie Ray in the cage to support the menacing Sid Vicious against a foursome led by the enigmatic Sting and the notorious Shockmaster.
WrestleWar May 17, 1992 War Games Match
7. WrestleWar May 17, 1992 War Games Match
May 17, 1992
Two star studded alliances clash inside the infamous cage. Before he was Stone Cold, a young Steve Austin hones his brawling wrestling style as part of the Dangerous Alliance. The son of the War Games mastermind Dusty Rhodes, Dustin, aligns with Sting's Squadron.
WrestleWar February 24, 1991 War Games Match
6. WrestleWar February 24, 1991 War Games Match
February 24, 1991
One of the most notorious War Games matches of all time, this classic battle features two of WCW's biggest stars of all time- Ric Flair and Sting. But the night is best remembered for a scary moment involving Brian Pillman and a vicious powerbomb inside the steel.
Great American Bash July 23, 1989 War Games Match
5. Great American Bash July 23, 1989 War Games Match
July 23, 1989
Its Tag Team turmoil as the rivalry between legendary squads the Freebirds and the Road Warriors becomes so intense the teams and their allies must settle their differences inside War Games.
Great American Bash July 16, 1988 War Games Match
4. Great American Bash July 16, 1988 War Games Match
July 16, 1988
The Four Horsemen are back inside the unforgiving cages as Nature Boy Ric Flair leads his stable against long time rival Dusty Rhodes and an all-star team including the powerful Lex Luger.
Great American Bash July 10, 1988 Tower of Doom Match
3. Great American Bash July 10, 1988 Tower of Doom Match
July 10, 1988
A variation of the War Games concept, the Tower of Doom stacked multiple cages on top of each other, with the goal being to be the team with the first member to escape to the floor. Several brutal Superstar ascend the bizarre structure to begin the downward quest toward victory.
Great American Bash July 31, 1987 War Games Match
2. Great American Bash July 31, 1987 War Games Match
July 31, 1987
The War Machine substitutes for Four Horsemen manager J.J. Dillon as the Horsemen continue their quest to decimate Dusty Rhodes and company inside the steel structure. Would this added fire power be enough for the Horsemen to ride off victorious?
Great American Bash July 4, 1987 War Games Match
1. Great American Bash July 4, 1987 War Games Match
July 4, 1987
The Match Beyond makes its debut at one of WCW's signature events, The Great American Bash. One of the greatest rivalries of all time, Dusty Rhodes and The Four Horsemen, heats up when the legendary Road Warriors team up with The American Dream.
Description

The War Games matches in professional wrestling feature a two-ring steel cage team bout with "I Quit" rules. Members of the team do not enter all at once. The game star out as a one-on-one bout but, as time intervals expire, new members are sent in creating a handicap situation. Eventually, when all members of the two teams are in the ring, the matches continue until someone gives up. The first bout took place in 1987 featuring Dusty Rhodes' team vs. The Four Horsemen. Various other War Games matches are presented from the NWA/WCW archives.

  • Premiere Date
    July 4, 1987