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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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*[[Dark match]]: [[Rocco Rock]] defeated [[Jerry Sags]] (1:46)
 
*[[Dark match]]: [[Rocco Rock]] defeated [[Jerry Sags]] (1:46)
 
*[[Dark match]]: [[Mike Rotunda|Michael Wallstreet]] defeated [[Jim Powers]] (3:07)
 
*[[Dark match]]: [[Mike Rotunda|Michael Wallstreet]] defeated [[Jim Powers]] (3:07)
 
*[[Dark match]]: [[Jim Duggan]] defeated [[Glenn Gilberti|Disco Inferno]] (2:09)
 
*[[Dark match]]: [[Jim Duggan]] defeated [[Glenn Gilberti|Disco Inferno]] (2:09)
*[[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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*[[The Steiner Brothers]] ([[Rick Steiner|Rick]] & [[Scott Steiner]]) defeated [[Fire & Ice]] ([[Scott Norton]] and [[Harold Hoag|Ice Train]]) (10:29)
 
*[[Konnan]] defeated [[Pat Tanaka|El Gato]] to retain the [[WWE United States Championship|WCW United States Championship]] (6:03)
 
*[[Konnan]] defeated [[Pat Tanaka|El Gato]] to retain the [[WWE United States Championship|WCW United States Championship]] (6:03)
*[[Diamond Dallas Page]] defeated [[Buff Bagwell|Marcus Bagwell]] (with [[Scott Antol|Scotty Riggs]]) (9:39)
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*[[Diamond Dallas Page]] defeated [[Buff Bagwell|Marcus Bagwell]] (w/ [[Scott Antol|Scotty Riggs]]) (9:39)
 
*[[Dean Malenko]] defeated [[Rey Mysterio, Jr.]] to retain the [[WWE Cruiserweight Championship|WCW Cruiserweight Championship]] (17:50)
 
*[[Dean Malenko]] defeated [[Rey Mysterio, Jr.]] to retain the [[WWE Cruiserweight Championship|WCW Cruiserweight Championship]] (17:50)
 
*[[John Tenta]] defeated [[Ray Traylor|Big Bubba Rogers]] (w/ [[Jimmy Hart]]) (5:24)
 
*[[John Tenta]] defeated [[Ray Traylor|Big Bubba Rogers]] (w/ [[Jimmy Hart]]) (5:24)
 
*[[Chris Benoit]] defeated [[Kevin Sullivan]] (w/ [[Jimmy Hart]]) in a [[Professional wrestling match types#Falls Count Anywhere match|Falls Count Anywhere match]] (9:58)
 
*[[Chris Benoit]] defeated [[Kevin Sullivan]] (w/ [[Jimmy Hart]]) in a [[Professional wrestling match types#Falls Count Anywhere match|Falls Count Anywhere match]] (9:58)
*[[Steve Borden|Sting]] defeated [[Darren Matthews|Lord Steven Regal]] (w/ Jeeves) (16:30)
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*[[Sting]] defeated [[Darren Matthews|Lord Steven Regal]] (w/ Jeeves) (16:30)
 
*[[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)
 
*[[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)
*[[The Giant]] (with [[Jimmy Hart]]) defeated [[Lex Luger]] to retain the [[WCW World Heavyweight Championship]] (9:21)
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*[[The Giant]] (w/ [[Jimmy Hart]]) defeated [[Lex Luger]] to retain the [[WCW World Heavyweight Championship]] (9:21)
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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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;Ring announcer
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*[[David Penzer]]
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==External Links==
 
==External Links==

Revision as of 21:58, February 12, 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.

Results

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

Other on-screen talent

Commentators
Interviewers
Ring announcer

External Links

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