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WCW Thunder Report
October 15th 1998

By Joe De Leon


Hosted by Tony Schiavone, Mike Tenay, Bobby Heenan, and Lee Marshall
Taped from Indianapolis, Indiana

• Van Hammer defeated Sick Boy with the Flashback.

• Konnan defeated La Parka by making him submit to the Tequilla Sunrise.
-It was a very physical match between the two superstars. After Konnan nailed La Parka with a Front-Face Slam, he locked the Tequilla Surnise to take the victory.

• Fit Finley defeated Riggs with the Tombstone Piledriver.
-Riggs put up a tough fight for Fit Finley. However, the moment Finley hit the Tombstone Piledriver, Riggs was down with a loss.

• Kidman defeated Kaz Hayashi with the Shooting Star Press, to retain the WCW Cruiserweight Title.
-Both superstars put up a very physical fight in a match that came very close. Once Kaz Hayashi had a huge advantage, Sonny Onoo made his way down. After Kidman hit a successful Shooting Star Press, he secured the pin, and retained the Cruiserweight Title. Afterwards, Onoo attacked a helpless Hayashi with kicks. Kidman went to the aid of Hayashi, and both shaked hands.

• Ernest Miller Interview.
-Ernest Miller ripped into martial arts actor, Jackie Chan. He challenged anyone to "try him." A fan from the stands ran into the ring, but was knocked right down to the mat by Miller. Security officials entered the ring, and took out the fan. Miller continued to brag about being the greatest karate champion, and then it was off to a commercial break.

• Chavo Guerrero, Jr. defeated Prince Iaukea with the Tornado D.D.T.

• Chucky plugged his movie in a promo. The movie -- "Bride of Chucky" opens this Friday. In the next promo, Chucky taunted Rick Steiner, and said for Rick not to mess with Scott Steiner.

• Diamond Dallas Page Interview (w/Tony Schiavone).
-Diamond Dallas Page discussed his upcoming Heavyweight Title match with Goldberg at Halloween Havoc.

• Dean Malenko defeated Stevie Ray (w/Vincent) by Disqualification.
-After Dean Malenko had Stevie Ray hooked in the Texas Clover Leaf, Vincent interfered, which gave Malenko the win by Disqualification. Scott Norton joined the two NWO-Hollywood members, an the attack continued. All other Four Horsemen members made their ways in, causing NWO-Hollywood members to leave the area. Ric Flair, Arn Anderson, and Dean Malenko taunted Eric Bischoff, and said The Four Horsemen would run right through WCW.