120. Vader (c) vs Cactus Jack (Texas Death Match for the WCW Championship, WCW Halloween Havoc 1993)

Just in time for Halloween, WWE has put The Best of WWE : Halloween Havoc’s Most Hellacious Matches on the WWE Network! One match immediately caught my eye: Vader vs Cactus Jack for the WCW Championship…in a Texas Death Match! I had a vague idea of the definition of a Texas Death match, but I was more interested in Vader vs Cactus Jack! These two put each other through hell in the mid-90s. I assumed it would be an hellacious match…but does that mean it was worth watching?

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Review: WWE Network’s 100 Best Matches To See Before You Die: #99 Goldberg (c) vs DDP (WCW Championship Match, WCW Halloween Havoc 1998)

(Here’s the link for the match on the WWE Network: http://network.wwe.com/video/v31359957/?contentId=&contextType=wwe-show&contextId=halloween_havoc )

Now, I was never a WCW fan. I have seen a few matches here and there, courtesy of WWE DVDs. But the WWE Network has given me a chance to observe what I missed. And I missed the evolution of a true monster, a true Beast, of wrestling. Forget present day Brock Lesnar, who lost his first return match to John Cena, and almost lost to CM Punk before the WWE decided to make him WWE Champion. Forget Rusev. Forget Ryback.  Forget even WWE’s ‘Lite’ version of Goldberg. WCW’s Goldberg was the unstoppable wrestling monster.

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