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AWA May 9th

AWA on ESPN Classic May 9th
Taped in 1988 in Las Vegas, NV

Larry Nelson welcomes us and shows us hughlights from Nasty Boys vs The Midnight Rockers
Wahoo McDaniel vs. Somoan Joe
chops to Joe
chops to Wahoo
clothesline to Joe
hiptoss to Wahoo
elbow drop to Joe 1,2,3 WINNER WAHOO MCDANIEL
AWA Notebook: "Most Popular in AWA: 1) Midnight Rockers 2) Greg Gagne 3) Baron Von Raske

COMMERCIAL

The Hurricane Kid and Bill Anderson vs. Badd Company
slam to Kid
kicks to Kid
punches to Kid boots to Kid
forearms to Kid
headlock to Kid
boots to Bill
dropkick to Bill
slingshot into a DDT to Bill 1,2,3 WINNERS: BADD COMPANY
Baron VanRascke promo Baron says Sheik tried to injurie his hand and the claw, but the claw
is back! Baron challenges Shiek and his army

COMMERCIAL

Destroyer Somaon vs. Greg Gagne for the AWA international Televison Title
punches to Greg
puts Greg into turnbuckle
headbutts to Greg 1,2 kickout
slam to Somaon
dropkick to Somaon
Gagne sleeper hold to Somaon WINNER AND STILL AWA INTERNATIONAL TV CHAMPION GREG GAGNE
Promo with Curt Hennig Curt says 1988 is his year and he is the greatest athleate in the world
Greg Gagne challenges Curt for the AWA title!
AWA Birthday wishes grapic

COMMERCIAL

Kevin Collins vs. "Ace" Bob Orton
front face lock to Kevin
knee to Kevin
boots to Kevin
headlock to Kevin
slam to Kevin
swinging neck breaker to Kevin
superplex to Kevin 1,2,3 WINNER BOB ORTON
After the Bell Bob piledrives Kevin
Larry Nelson promo Larry tells us to tell our friends family and neighbors about this upcoming main event
between Jerry Lawler and Curt Hennig (Yes Larry I'm going to tell my friends and neighbors about this main even there all asleep!)
Soldad Ustinoff promo Soldad says Shiek is celebrating somewhere and Soldad will end The Barons claw!
AWA Notebook: Most hated wrestler in AWA 1) Curt Hennig 2) Shiek Adaon El-Kaseiy 3) Soldad Ustinoff 4) Adarian Adonis

COMMERCIAL

Jerry "The King" Lawler vs. "Cool" Curt Hennig for the AWA title
Curt pushes Jerry
punches to Jerry
Jerry throws Curt out of the ring
elbow drop to Curt
punches to Curt
punches to Jerry
knee drop to Jerry
punches to Curt
clothesline to Curt 1,2 kickout
Curt kick Jerry in the balls LOL
punches to Curt
Curt falls out of the ring
Jerry and Curt fight outside the ring
Curt puts Jerry's head into the post
DOUBLE DQ
Grapic on the screen Thanks the Showboat Hotel

COMMERCIAL

Promo with Wahoo McDaniel Wahoo says he thought the main event was great, but he wants the AWA title!
credits

OVERALL: "The Show was ok, geez 3 somaons 3 of them I guess it was Somoan Night! just the same stuff ya know......."