The October 18, 1998 Edition of Heat is a Professional wrestling television show of the WWE, which took place at the Rosemont Horizon in Chicago, Illinois, USA. It was shown live as a lead-in show for the Judgment Day: In Your House PPV.
The show opens with a match between Steve Blackman and Bradshaw. After about 3 minutes, Blackman hits his bicycle kick to win the match. After the match, the Blue Blazer attacked Blackman then left while covering his masked face.
Paul Bearer is shown serving himself a massive lunch "earlier today".
Paul Bearer is again shown pigging out "earlier today".
Before their match, The Godfather addressed Faarooq and told him that they have a history together so he hand-picked two hoes just for Faarooq. He offers one of them to Faarooq for a small fee. Faarooq seems to pick one, but instead sucker punches Godfather. D'Lo Brown and Mark Henry show up and watch the match. After the match, they attack both Faarooq and the Godfather until the Rock shows up and runs them off.
Also after the match, the Jackyl approaches Faarooq and whispers in his ear.
Backstage, Michael Cole interviews Peal Bearer. Bearer says he's just there for the comeraderie and the food.
Scorpio defeated Jeff Jarrett with some help from Al Snow who was able to distract Jarrett with the Head mannequin. During the match, Venis received a gold athletic cup as a gift from Goldust and he left the announcer's table in disgust.
In the ring, Sgt. Slaughter, Gerald Brisco, and Pat Patterson order a crutched Triple H to hand over the WWF Intercontinental Title to Ken Shamrock. When Triple H arrived, Sgt. Slaughter ordered X-Pac and Chyna to leave. Patterson makes a point to remind a watching Austin that he must similarly humble himself later at the Judgement Day PPV. Triple H hands over the title without incident, but tells Shamrock to "suck it" as a parting shot.
Backstage Shamrock attacks Triple H and his car.
In the entranceway, a wheelchaired Vince McMahon promises to fire Steve Austin if he refuses to hand over the title to either Undertaker or Kane. He tells the audience that kissing their bosses ass is the American way.
Backstage, Austin destroys the television in the referee's dressing room.
- Numbers in parentheses indicate the length of the match.
- (c) refers to the champion(s) heading into the match.
- Singles Match: Steve Blackman defeated Bradshaw (2:58)
- Blackman defeated Bradshaw after a bicycle kick.
- Six-Man Tag Team Match: The Oddities (Giant Silva, Kurrgan, & Golga) (w/ Luna Vachon, Shaggy 2 Dope, and Violent J) defeated Los Boricuas (Jose Estrada, Jr., Miguel Perez, & Jesus Castillo) (2:32)
- Golga defeated Castillo after a sitdown splash.
- Singles Match: The Godfather (w/ 2 Hos) defeated Faarooq (1:55)
- Godfather defeated Faarooq after a roundhouse kick.
- Singles Match: Scorpio defeated Jeff Jarrett (3:44)
- Scorpio defeated Jarrett with a roll-up.