Beyond The Bell #139: The Monday Night War, Part 1

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Relive the historic Monday night battle for Sports Entertainment supremacy between the World Wrestling Federation and World Championship Wrestling in this companion piece to the WWE Network series “The Monday Night War.” This five part series breaks down theĀ  ratings war between WWF Monday Night Raw and WCW Monday Nitro,. In this inaugural edition, @SeanBeckerman documents the beginning of the war stemming from the 1980’s, “Black Saturday,” the Pay-Per-View battle and Ted Turner’s purchase of WCW leading to the creation of WCW Monday Nitro which ignited the war. Relive the shocking return of Lex Luger on the debut edition of Nitro, Brian Pillman’s controversial gun incident, the Billionaire Ted skits, the birth of the nWo, the Montreal Screwjob and Rick Rude’s shocking dual appearance on Raw and Nitro on the same night! Listen to retro audio featuring Vince McMahon, Ted Turner, Jim Ross, Eric Bischoff, Bret Hart and many more.

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