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The August 5, 1989 Edition of WCW Saturday Night is a Professional wrestling television show of the WCW's Saturday Night brand, which took place at the Center Stage Theatre in Atlanta, Georgia.


Sid Vicious & Dan Spivey (w/ Teddy Long) defeated Bob Emery & George South at 1:55 when Spivey pinned Emery with his knee on his chest following the powerbomb; during the bout, Long briefly joined the commentary team and mentioned Vicious & Spivey would be at the Omni the following day Tommy Rich pinned Trent Knight with the Thesz Press at 5:46; during the bout, it was announced Rich was in training to meet NWA US Champion Lex Luger and that Luger would face Rick Steiner the following day at the Omni The Road Warriors (w/ Paul Ellering) defeated John Brewer & Fred Avery at the 56-second mark when Road Warrior Hawk pinned Brewer following the Doomsday Device Sting & Eddie Gilbert (w/ Missy Hyatt) defeated Jack Victory & Rip Morgan via disqualification at 7:29 when Terry Funk and the Great Muta attacked Sting had Victory in the Scorpion Deathlock; during the bout, it was announced that immediately after the following week's show a special airing of The Power Hour would feature Road Warrior Hawk vs. Samu and Gilbert vs. the Great Muta; after the match, Funk hit Gilbert with the branding iron with Sting then fighting off Muta and Funk until Funk hit Sting with his cowboy boot; moments later, NWA World Champion Ric Flair made the save; Flair fought off both Funk and Muta until he too was beaten down, with Sting then using Funk's boot to clear the ring; after the commercial break, Ross conducted an interview with Flair, Sting, and Gilbert in which Sting and Gilbert praised Flair - despite his past actions - with Flair then cutting a promo on facing Funk the following night at the Omni and the Wargames match that would headline the card

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