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The event was notable due the creation of a new WCW after [[Eric Bischoff]] and [[Vince Russo]] rebooted the company by vacating all the championships and refreshed the WCW roster. Many tournaments occurred during the event for the vacated championships. The main event was the tournament final for the vacated [[WCW World Heavyweight Championship]] between [[Diamond Dallas Page]] and [[Jeff Jarrett]]. During the match, Page's wife [[Kimberly Page]] [[Glossary of professional wrestling terms#Turn|turned]] on her husband, allowing Jarrett to win the title.
 
The event was notable due the creation of a new WCW after [[Eric Bischoff]] and [[Vince Russo]] rebooted the company by vacating all the championships and refreshed the WCW roster. Many tournaments occurred during the event for the vacated championships. The main event was the tournament final for the vacated [[WCW World Heavyweight Championship]] between [[Diamond Dallas Page]] and [[Jeff Jarrett]]. During the match, Page's wife [[Kimberly Page]] [[Glossary of professional wrestling terms#Turn|turned]] on her husband, allowing Jarrett to win the title.
   
The undercard featured tournaments to crown the new [[WCW World Tag Team Championship|World Tag Team]] and [[WWE United States Championship|United States Heavyweight Champions]]. [[Shane Douglas]] and [[Buff Bagwell]] defeated [[Ric Flair]] and [[Lex Luger]] to win the vacated World Tag Team Championship and [[Scott Steiner]] defeated [[Sting (wrestler)|Sting]] to win the vacated United States Heavyweight Championship. [[Chris Candido]] won a [[Professional wrestling match types#Basic non-elimination matches|Six-Way match]] for the vacant [[WCW Cruiserweight Championship|Cruiserweight Championship]] and [[Terry Funk]] defeated [[Norman Smiley]] in a [[Hardcore wrestling|Hardcore match]] for the vacant [[WCW Hardcore Championship|Hardcore Championship]].
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The undercard featured tournaments to crown the new [[WCW World Tag Team Championship|World Tag Team]] and [[WCW United States Heavyweight Championship|WCW United States Heavyweight Champions]]. [[Shane Douglas]] and [[Buff Bagwell]] defeated [[Ric Flair]] and [[Lex Luger]] to win the vacated World Tag Team Championship and [[Scott Steiner]] defeated [[Sting (wrestler)|Sting]] to win the vacated United States Heavyweight Championship. [[Chris Candido]] won a [[Professional wrestling match types#Basic non-elimination matches|Six-Way match]] for the vacant [[WCW World Cruiserweight Championship]] and [[Terry Funk]] defeated [[Norman Smiley]] in a [[Hardcore wrestling|Hardcore match]] for the vacant [[WCW Hardcore Championship]].
   
 
The events of this event would lead to the beginning of an [[Glossary of professional wrestling terms#Angle|angle]], in which the WCW roster was divided into two [[Glossary of professional wrestling terms#Stable|factions]]: [[New Blood]] and [[Millionaire's Club]]. New Blood was the [[Heel (professional wrestling)|villain]] group of young wrestlers and Millionaire's Club was the [[Face (professional wrestling)|heroic]] group of veterans of the industry.
 
The events of this event would lead to the beginning of an [[Glossary of professional wrestling terms#Angle|angle]], in which the WCW roster was divided into two [[Glossary of professional wrestling terms#Stable|factions]]: [[New Blood]] and [[Millionaire's Club]]. New Blood was the [[Heel (professional wrestling)|villain]] group of young wrestlers and Millionaire's Club was the [[Face (professional wrestling)|heroic]] group of veterans of the industry.
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*[[Sting]] defeated [[Booker T]] in a [[WCW United States Heavyweight Championship|WCW United States Heavyweight Title Tournament Quarter Final Match]] (6:35)
 
*[[Sting]] defeated [[Booker T]] in a [[WCW United States Heavyweight Championship|WCW United States Heavyweight Title Tournament Quarter Final Match]] (6:35)
 
*[[Vampiro]] defeated [[Billy Kidman]] in a [[WCW United States Heavyweight Championship|WCW United States Heavyweight Title Tournament Quarter Final Match]] (8:24)
 
*[[Vampiro]] defeated [[Billy Kidman]] in a [[WCW United States Heavyweight Championship|WCW United States Heavyweight Title Tournament Quarter Final Match]] (8:24)
*[[Terry Funk]] defeated [[Norman Smiley]] to win the vacant [[WCW Hardcore Championship]] Match (8:40)
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*[[Terry Funk]] defeated [[Norman Smiley]] to win the vacant [[WCW Hardcore Championship]] Match (8:40)
 
*[[Scott Steiner]] defeated [[Mike Awesome]] in a [[WCW United States Heavyweight Championship|WCW United States Heavyweight Title Tournament Semi Final Match]] (3:13)
 
*[[Scott Steiner]] defeated [[Mike Awesome]] in a [[WCW United States Heavyweight Championship|WCW United States Heavyweight Title Tournament Semi Final Match]] (3:13)
 
*[[Sting]] defeated [[Vampiro]] in a [[WCW United States Heavyweight Championship|WCW United States Heavyweight Title Tournament Semi Final Match]] (5:54)
 
*[[Sting]] defeated [[Vampiro]] in a [[WCW United States Heavyweight Championship|WCW United States Heavyweight Title Tournament Semi Final Match]] (5:54)
 
*[[Chris Candido]] defeated [[Crowbar]], [[Juventud Guerrera]], [[Lash LeRoux]], [[Shannon Moore]] & [[The Artist]] in a [[WCW World Cruiserweight Championship|WCW World Cruiserweight Title Suicide Six Man Match]] (5:10)
 
*[[Chris Candido]] defeated [[Crowbar]], [[Juventud Guerrera]], [[Lash LeRoux]], [[Shannon Moore]] & [[The Artist]] in a [[WCW World Cruiserweight Championship|WCW World Cruiserweight Title Suicide Six Man Match]] (5:10)
 
*[[Buff Bagwell]] & [[Shane Douglas]] defeated Team Package ([[Ric Flair]] & [[Lex Luger|The Total Package]]) in a in a [[WCW World Tag Team Championship|WCW World Tag Team Title Tournament Final Match]] (8:36)
 
*[[Buff Bagwell]] & [[Shane Douglas]] defeated Team Package ([[Ric Flair]] & [[Lex Luger|The Total Package]]) in a in a [[WCW World Tag Team Championship|WCW World Tag Team Title Tournament Final Match]] (8:36)
*[[Scott Steiner]] defeated [[Sting]] in a [[WCW United States Heavyweight Championship|WCW United States Heavyweight Title Tournament Final Match]] (5:38)
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*[[Scott Steiner]] defeated [[Sting]] in a [[WCW United States Heavyweight Championship|WCW United States Heavyweight Title Tournament Final Match]] (5:38)
 
*[[Jeff Jarrett]] defeated [[Diamond Dallas Page]] in a [[WCW World Heavyweight Championship|WCW World Heavyweight Title Tournament Final Match]] to win the vacant [[WCW World Heavyweight Championship]] (14:58)
 
*[[Jeff Jarrett]] defeated [[Diamond Dallas Page]] in a [[WCW World Heavyweight Championship|WCW World Heavyweight Title Tournament Final Match]] to win the vacant [[WCW World Heavyweight Championship]] (14:58)
   

Revision as of 02:34, September 11, 2017

General

Spring Stampede 2000 was the fifth and final Spring Stampede pay-per-view event produced by World Championship Wrestling (WCW). The event took place on April 16, 2000 from the United Center in Chicago.

The event was notable due the creation of a new WCW after Eric Bischoff and Vince Russo rebooted the company by vacating all the championships and refreshed the WCW roster. Many tournaments occurred during the event for the vacated championships. The main event was the tournament final for the vacated WCW World Heavyweight Championship between Diamond Dallas Page and Jeff Jarrett. During the match, Page's wife Kimberly Page turned on her husband, allowing Jarrett to win the title.

The undercard featured tournaments to crown the new World Tag Team and WCW United States Heavyweight Champions. Shane Douglas and Buff Bagwell defeated Ric Flair and Lex Luger to win the vacated World Tag Team Championship and Scott Steiner defeated Sting to win the vacated United States Heavyweight Championship. Chris Candido won a Six-Way match for the vacant WCW World Cruiserweight Championship and Terry Funk defeated Norman Smiley in a Hardcore match for the vacant WCW Hardcore Championship.

The events of this event would lead to the beginning of an angle, in which the WCW roster was divided into two factions: New Blood and Millionaire's Club. New Blood was the villain group of young wrestlers and Millionaire's Club was the heroic group of veterans of the industry.

Results

Numbers in parentheses indicate the length of the match.
(c) refers to the champion(s) heading into the match.

Tournament brackets

World Heavyweight Championship Tournament

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
                           
   Total Package 5:00  
 Diamond Dallas Page Pin  
   Diamond Dallas Page 9:01  
   Sting Pin  
 Sid Vicious 5:00
   Sting KO  
     Diamond Dallas Page 15:02
   Jeff Jarrett Pin
   BYE na  
 BYE na  
   Jeff Jarrett na
   BYE na  
 Curt Hennig 8:52
   Jeff Jarrett Pin  


World Tag Team Championship Tournament

Semifinals Finals
                           
  1       
2       
        
        
3     
  4       


United States Heavyweight Championship Tournament

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
                           
   Scott Steiner 3:53  
 The Wall DQ  
   Scott Steiner 3:14  
   Mike Awesome Sub  
 Mike Awesome 4:00
   The Cat Pin  
     Scott Steiner 5:33
   Sting Sub
   Booker T 6:34  
 Sting Pin  
   Vampiro 5:59
   Sting Sub  
 Vampiro 8:28
   Billy Kidman Pin  

External links

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