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|name=The Great American Bash 1996
 
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|promotion=[[World Championship Wrestling]]
 
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|date= June 16, [[1996]]
 
|date= June 16, [[1996]]
|venue=Baltimore Arena
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|city=Baltimore, Maryland
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|attendance=9,000
 
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'''The Great American Bash 1996''' took place on June 16, 1996 at the Baltimore Arena in Baltimore, Maryland.
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'''The Great American Bash 1996''' took place on June 16, 1996 at the [[Baltimore Arena]] in [[Baltimore, Maryland]]. After [[John Tenta]] defeated [[Big Bubba Rogers]] Tenta cut Rogers' goatee off with a pair of scissors. After the match between [[Chris Benoit]] and [[Kevin Sullivan]] [[Arn Anderson]] came to the ring and helped Benoit attack Sullivan. In a tag team match [[Ric Flair]] pinned [[Kevin Greene]] after [[Steve McMichael]] [[List of professional wrestling terms#T|turned]] on Greene and hit him with a steel briefcase. Debra McMichael had chased Woman and Elizabeth to the back, only to return with the briefcase containing money and a [[Four Horsemen]] T-shirt. McMichael's accepting of the case gave him [[Brian Pillman]]'s spot in the Horsemen. After the match, [[Chris Benoit]] came out and the Horsemen attacked Greene and Savage. [[Eric Bischoff]] interviewed [[Kevin Nash]] and [[Scott Hall]] after the interview Nash and Hall [[Powerbomb]] bischoff.
 
   
 
==Results==
 
==Results==
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;{{small|Numbers in parentheses indicate the length of the match.}}
*[[List of professional wrestling terms#D|Dark match]]: [[Rocco Rock]] defeated [[Jerry Sags]] (1:46)
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**Rock pinned Sags.
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*[[Dark match]]: [[Rocco Rock]] defeated [[Jerry Sags]] (1:46)
*Dark match: [[Mike Rotunda|Michael Wallstreet]] defeated [[Jim Powers]] (3:07)
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*[[Dark match]]: [[Mike Rotunda|Michael Wallstreet]] defeated [[Jim Powers]] (3:07)
**Wallstreet pinned Powers.
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*[[Dark match]]: [[Jim Duggan]] defeated [[Glenn Gilberti|Disco Inferno]] (2:09)
*Dark match: [[Jim Duggan]] defeated [[Glenn Gilberti|Disco Inferno]] (2:09)
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*[[The Steiner Brothers]] ([[Rick Steiner|Rick]] & [[Scott Steiner]]) defeated [[Fire & Ice]] ([[Scott Norton]] and [[Harold Hoag|Ice Train]]) (10:29)
**Duggan pinned Inferno.
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*[[Konnan]] defeated [[Pat Tanaka|El Gato]] to retain the [[WCW United States Heavyweight Championship]] (6:03)
*[[The Steiner Brothers]] ([[Rick Steiner|Rick]] and [[Scott Steiner|Scott]]) defeated Fire and Ice ([[Scott Norton]] and [[Harold Hoag|Ice Train]]) (10:29)
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*[[Diamond Dallas Page]] defeated [[Buff Bagwell|Marcus Bagwell]] (w/ [[Scott Antol|Scotty Riggs]]) (9:39)
**Scott pinned Norton after a [[Professional wrestling throws#Frankensteiner|Frankensteiner]].
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*[[Dean Malenko]] defeated [[Rey Mysterio, Jr.]] to retain the [[WCW World Cruiserweight Championship]] (17:50)
**This was a number one contenders match for the WCW World Tag Team Championship
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*[[John Tenta]] defeated [[Ray Traylor|Big Bubba Rogers]] (w/ [[Jimmy Hart]]) (5:24)
*[[Konnan]] defeated [[Pat Tanaka|El Gato]] to retain the [[WWE United States Championship|WCW United States Championship]] (6:03)
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*[[Chris Benoit]] defeated [[Kevin Sullivan]] (w/ [[Jimmy Hart]]) in a [[Professional wrestling match types#Falls Count Anywhere match|Falls Count Anywhere match]] (9:58)
**Konnan pinned Gato after a [[Professional wrestling throws#Alabama slam|Flapjack Spinebuster]] into a [[Pin (professional wrestling)#Jackknife hold|Jackknife Pin]].
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*[[Sting]] defeated [[Darren Matthews|Lord Steven Regal]] (w/ Jeeves) (16:30)
*[[Diamond Dallas Page]] defeated [[Buff Bagwell|Marcus Bagwell]] (with [[Scott Antol|Scotty Riggs]]) (9:39)
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*[[Ric Flair]] and [[Arn Anderson]] (w/ [[Nancy Benoit|Woman]] and [[Miss Elizabeth]]) defeated [[Kevin Greene]] and [[Steve McMichael]] (w/ [[Randy Savage]], [[Debra Marshall|Debra McMichael]] and Tara Greene) (20:51)
**Page pinned Bagwell after a [[Cutter (professional wrestling)|Diamond Cutter]].
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*[[The Giant]] (w/ [[Jimmy Hart]]) defeated [[Lex Luger]] to retain the [[WCW World Heavyweight Championship]] (9:21)
*[[Dean Malenko]] defeated [[Rey Mysterio, Jr.]] to retain the [[WWE Cruiserweight Championship|WCW Cruiserweight Championship]] (17:50)
 
**Malenko pinned Mysterio after a [[powerbomb]] using the ropes for extra leverage.
 
*[[John Tenta]] defeated [[Ray Traylor|Big Bubba Rogers]] (with [[Jimmy Hart]]) (5:24)
 
**Tenta pinned Rogers after a [[Powerslam]].
 
**After the match, Tenta cut Rogers' goatee off with a pair of scissors.
 
*[[Chris Benoit]] defeated [[Kevin Sullivan (wrestler)|Kevin Sullivan]] (with [[Jimmy Hart]]) in a [[Professional wrestling match types#Falls Count Anywhere match|Falls Count Anywhere match]] (9:58)
 
**Benoit pinned Sullivan after a [[Suplex#Superplex|Superplex]].
 
**After the match, [[Arn Anderson]] came to the ring and helped Benoit attack Sullivan.
 
*[[Steve Borden|Sting]] defeated [[Darren Matthews|Lord Steven Regal]] (with Jeeves) (16:30)
 
**Sting forced Regal to submit with a [[Sharpshooter (professional wrestling)|Scorpion Deathlock]].
 
*[[Ric Flair]] and [[Arn Anderson]] (with [[Nancy Benoit|Woman]] and [[Miss Elizabeth]]) defeated [[Kevin Greene]] and [[Steve McMichael]] (with [[Randy Savage]], [[Debra Marshall|Debra McMichael]] and Tara Greene) (20:51)
 
**Flair pinned Greene after McMichael [[List of professional wrestling terms#T|turned]] on Greene and hit him with a steel briefcase.
 
**After the match, Chris Benoit came out and the reformed [[Four Horsemen (professional wrestling)|Four Horsemen]] attacked Greene.
 
*[[Paul Wight|The Giant]] (with [[Jimmy Hart]]) defeated [[Lex Luger]] to retain the [[WCW World Heavyweight Championship]] (9:21)
 
**Giant pinned Luger after a [[Chokeslam]].
 
 
 
   
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==Other on-screen talent==
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;Commentators
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*[[Tony Schiavone]]
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*[[Bobby Heenan]]
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;Interviewers
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*[[Gene Okerlund]]
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|valign="top"|
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;Ring announcer
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*[[David Penzer]]
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==External Links==
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*[[File:Cm logo.jpg|50px]] [http://cagematch.net/?id=1&nr=1620 WCW The Great American Bash 1996 Results]
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*[[File:WWE Network New Logo.jpg|50px]] [http://network.wwe.com/video/v31585675 The Great American Bash 1996 on WWE Network]
   
 
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Latest revision as of 02:17, September 11, 2017

General

The Great American Bash 1996 took place on June 16, 1996 at the Baltimore Arena in Baltimore, Maryland. After John Tenta defeated Big Bubba Rogers Tenta cut Rogers' goatee off with a pair of scissors. After the match between Chris Benoit and Kevin Sullivan Arn Anderson came to the ring and helped Benoit attack Sullivan. In a tag team match Ric Flair pinned Kevin Greene after Steve McMichael turned on Greene and hit him with a steel briefcase. Debra McMichael had chased Woman and Elizabeth to the back, only to return with the briefcase containing money and a Four Horsemen T-shirt. McMichael's accepting of the case gave him Brian Pillman's spot in the Horsemen. After the match, Chris Benoit came out and the Horsemen attacked Greene and Savage. Eric Bischoff interviewed Kevin Nash and Scott Hall after the interview Nash and Hall Powerbomb bischoff.

ResultsEdit

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

Other on-screen talentEdit

Commentators
Interviewers
Ring announcer

External LinksEdit

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