Jump to content


Ric Flair vs Sting (WCW Monday Nitro 11/06/95)

WCW Monday Nitro November 6 1995 Ric Flair Sting Flair vs Sting Four Horsemen Jacksonville FL

  • Please log in to reply
6 replies to this topic

#1 Loss

  • Admins
  • 43974 posts
  • Gender:Male

Posted 13 October 2011 - 08:11 AM

Talk about it here.

#2 Loss

  • Admins
  • 43974 posts
  • Gender:Male

Posted 04 January 2012 - 08:58 PM

Really heated match. Sting attacks Flair at the opening bell and this has a little more hate than your usual Flair/Sting match at first. I remembered this being one of their better matches, but it's odd in that it's really hot at the beginning and end, and just too by-the-numbers in the middle. When Sting is making his comebacks, this is terrific, but when Flair is in control, this drags. I really liked the finish, but they treated it as a blowoff to the feud when it could have just been a way to heat it up even more, with Sting refusing to release the scorpion until Luger whispered something in his ear. What is up with Sting and Luger whispering things to each other and WCW never telling us what they were saying? This was hot enough that they should have run with this for a while. This was around the time it seemed like they were teasing a Sting turn on Hogan, but Sting was consistently more over than Hogan, so I guess they dropped it.

#3 Tim Evans

Tim Evans
  • Members
  • 4171 posts
  • Gender:Male

Posted 20 August 2012 - 01:02 AM

Man a Sting/Luger heel team in 96 would have been awesome. This was a good match and the crowd was going nuts for it.

#4 BackToBionic

  • Members
  • 366 posts
  • Gender:Female

Posted 30 December 2012 - 08:05 PM

This is in my hometown, I remember they came back a few months later for a house show that had Flair vs Sting and it was an even better version of this match.

#5 El-P



  • Members
  • 10000 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:France

Posted 17 November 2013 - 05:42 PM

When Sting is making his comebacks, this is terrific, but when Flair is in control, this drags.

I couldn't disagree more. Sting made no less than three no-sell babyface comebacks, including no-selling a suplex on the floor, which sucks. Flair showed a little more agression than usual when he tried to use a chair, but transitionned back to Sting with the usual "gets launched off the top rope" bit. I don't think there's any big match more formulaic than Flair vs Sting, and this is my least favourite Flair series because of it. This was every Sting vs Flair match with some nice intensity, but considering Sting said he was gonna kill Flair, I wouldn't call this really good, especially with the no-sell galore. Post match was really good though, especially with Luger's involvement.

This was also a complete fraudulent "interactive match" that the fans booked by calling the hotline. Yeah, like there was any chance they would call for Scott Norton vs Dave Sullivan...

#6 PeteF3

  • Members
  • 9529 posts
  • Gender:Male

Posted 22 November 2014 - 10:54 PM

The usual Sting/Flair match, which I'm not a fan of. Nowhere near as good as Nitro's opening night despite the fact that that match had no real story or build-up behind it. Lots of no-sell spots, lots of Sting blowing off the work on the knee, lots of Flair by numbers. Not terrible but not good. The post-match is more intriguing, even if it seemed like Luger missed his cue or the timing was fucked up somehow. WCW really needed to run Luger & Sting vs. the MegaPowers on PPV in some form.

#7 Superstar Sleeze

Superstar Sleeze
  • Members
  • 3502 posts
  • Gender:Male

Posted 03 April 2015 - 11:40 PM

I am in Camp Loss, I actually would go as far and thought this pretty damn entertaining. I was marking out for the no sell comebacks last night at 2am so it was doing it for me then. I actually thought Flair was pretty strong working on top and was pretty vicious. They have had better matches with each other, but I thought this was one of their more heated and personal matches, but I have never actually seen Great American Bash 1990. Very good Nitro main event and I liked the Luger angle. 

Also tagged with one or more of these keywords: WCW, Monday Nitro, November 6, 1995, Ric Flair, Sting, Flair vs Sting, Four Horsemen, Jacksonville FL

0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users