WWE War Games: WCW's Most Notorious Matches

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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.

1 Season, 14 Episodes
July 4, 1987
WWE War Games: WCW's Most Notorious Matches

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  • 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?

  • 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?

  • 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?

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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?

  • 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.