The Fight Game Podcast

WCW Saturday Night Spectacular, Ron Simmons Wins The World Title, Big E, RIP Kamala

Episode Summary

On this episode, John and GG talk about the great episode of WCW Saturday Night the weekend after Ron Simmons beat Big Van Vader for the WCW World title. Then, we bring on Larry Causion who was at that show live and go over his memories.

Episode Notes

This is mostly a WCW Saturday Night from 1992 episode of the Fight Game Podcast. 

John and GG review the August 8, 1992 episode of the show, which is the first show after Ron Simmons beat Big Van Vader to win the WCW World title. We talk about the entire episode. (5:10)

Then, Larry Causion joins to talk about being at the actual Baltimore show live to see Simmons win the title. He also talks about Baltimore as the wrestling city, who the fans thought was going to win the drawing to face Vader, and why Simmons winning was so special. (33:20)

We also talk about Kofi Kingston beating Daniel Bryan and Big E possibly getting a title push at some point as well as Kamala's gimmick on the day he passed away. 

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