The official logo for NWA: WCW Halloween Havoc'89. (Photo Credit: WWE)
The official logo for NWA: WCW Halloween Havoc’89. (Photo Credit: WWE)

OCTOBER 28, 1989

  1. The Z-Man pinned “Captain” Mike Rotunda.
  2. The Samoan SWAT Team (Fatu & Samu) & The Samoan Savage) [with: “The Big Kahuna” Sir Oliver Humperdink] defeated “Dr. Death” Steve Williams & The Midnight Express (“Beautiful” Bobby Eaton & “Sweet” Stan Lane) [with: James E. Cornette] in a Six-Man Tag Team Match when The Samoan Savage pinned “Sweet” Stan Lane.
  3. “Wildfire” Tommy Rich pinned The Cuban Assassin.
  4. NWA World Tag Team Champions: The Fabulous Freebirds (“Gorgeous” Jimmy Garvin & Michael”P.S.”Hayes) defeated The Dynamic Dudes (Johnny Ace & Shane Douglas) [with: James E. Cornette] to retain the NWA World Tag Team Championship when “Gorgeous” Jimmy Garvin pinned Shane Douglas.
  5. Doom (Butch Reed & Ron Simmons) [with: Woman] defeated The Steiner Brothers (Rick & Scott Steiner) when Ron Simmons pinned Rick Steiner.
  6. NWA United States Heavyweight Champion: “The Total Package” Lex Luger pinned “Flyin'” Brian Pillman to retain the NWA United States Heavyweight Championship.
  7. The Road Warriors (Animal & Hawk) [with: Paul Ellering] defeated The Skyscrapers (Dan Spivey & Sid Vicious) [with: Theodore R. Long] via disqualification when when Dan Spivey nailed Hawk with a piece of metal.
  8. NWA World Heavyweight Champion: “Nature Boy” Ric Flair & Sting [with: “The Rock” Ole Anderson] defeated NWA World Television Champion: The Great Muta & Terry Funk [with: Gary Hart] in a Thunderdome Match; with “The Living Legend” Bruno Sammartino as the Special Guest Referee when Gary Hart threw in the towel.

WCW Halloween Havoc’89 Credits:

  • Executive Producer – Jim Herd
  • Producer – Jim Ross
  • Producer/Director – Keith Mitchell
  • Associate Director – Craig Leathers
  • Assistant Director – Dan Bynum
  • Technical Director – Rick Fansher
  • Audio – Mardy Beeson, Pat Thornton, Bruce Greenhut
  • Electronic Graphics – Dave Laba
  • Video – Mike Ross
  • Videotape – Tony Lewis, Al Maxwell, Greg Varhely
  • Camera – Dan Styles, Ron Sutton, Ernie Watts, Bill Williams, Trish Regan, Mike Snyder, Steve Shepard, George Williams
  • Unit Manager – Rose Smith
  • Engineer in Charge – Jim Pile
  • Crane Operator – Don Toth
  • Crane Driver – Walt Smith
  • Technical Maintenance – Pat Dixon
  • Graphic Design – James Burns
  • Lighting – Alan P. Smith
  • Lighting Design & Production – Paragon Productions (Rock Hill, SC)
  • Moving Lights by – Vari-Lite (Dallas, TX)
  • Uplink Facilities Provided by – Videocom Satellite Associates (Boston, MA)
  • Encryption – Prostar (Houston, TX)
  • Special Effects – Zeller Int’l Inc. (Downsville, NY)

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