August 10, 2018

018: Great American Bash 1990

"Nobody gives a **** about the undercard," a famous boxing promoter once declared in front of the gathered press. It's an arguable point, especially in the non-scripted realms of combat sports. But when it comes to wrestling, it's rarely that simple.

Welcome to GAB 90, a show bang in the middle of the NWA's transition into WCW and the event at which the company expected to kick start their own version of Hulkamania. Before that epic main event match, they had the small matter of two and a half hours to kill.

Dean and Liam turn the clock back 28 years to analyse the various ways a wrestling promotion can ensure every contest not involving the Midnight Express on a show does notĀ upstage the World title match. Oh, and Iron Sheik and El Gigante make their Because WCW debuts!

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