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Sting Timeline

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Sting Timeline

Sting

© 2008 TNA Entertainment, LLC.

The following is a timeline for the UWF, NWA, WCW, and TNA careers of Sting. Listed is every PPV match (excluding battle royals where he was not involved in the ending and the weekly era of TNA) and title changes that he has been involved in. Bolded items represent title victories while italicized items represent title losses.

1986
7/20 - w/Eddie Gilbert won the UWF Tag Team titles from the Fantastics
8/17 - the titles were held up following a match against the Fantastics
8/31 - w/Eddie Gilbert regained the vacant titles from the Fantastics
9/27 - w/Eddie Gilbert lost the tag team titles to the Fantastics

1987
4/12 - w/Rick Steiner won the UWF Tag Team Titles from Chris Adams & Terry Taylor
5/17 - w/Rick Steiner lost the UWF Tag Team Titles to the Lightning Express
11/26 Starrcade - Jimmy Garvin, Sting, & Michael Hayes fought to a time limit draw with Eddie Gilbert, Rick Steiner, & Larry Zbysko

1988
3/27 Clash of Champions 1 - fought to a 45-minute draw against NWA World Champion Ric Flair
4/22 Crockett Cup - w/Lex Luger beat Ivan Koloff &Dick Murdoch
4/23 Crockett Cup - w/Lex Luger beat The Midnight Express
4/23 Crockett Cup - w/Lex Luger beat The Powers of Pain
4/23 Crockett Cup - w/ Lex Luger beat Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard to win the tournament & $1,000,000
6/8 Clash of Champions 2 - w/Dusty Rhodes fought to a double DQ against NWA Tag Team Champs Tully Blanchard & Arn Anderson
7/10 Great American Bash - w/Nikita Koloff fought to a time limit draw against NWA Tag Team Champions Tully Blanchard and Arn Anderson
9/7 Clash of Champions 3 - beat US Champion Barry Windham by DQ
12/26 Starrcade - w/Dusty Rhodes beat NWA Tag Team Champions The Road Warriors by DQ

1989
2/15 COC 5 - Six-man Tag Team Champs The Road Warriors & Genichiro Tenyru wrestled to a no contest against Sting, Michael Hayes, & The Junkyard Dog
2/20 Chi-Town Rumble - beat Butch Reed
3/31 - beat Mike Rotundo to win the NWA TV Title
4/2 COC 6 - beat Rip Morgan
5/7 Music City Showdown - beat The Iron Sheik
7/14 COC 7 - beat Bill Irwin
7/23 Great American Bash - fought the Great Muta to a no decision. The title was later declared vacant.
9/12 COC 8 - w/Ric Flair beat Dick Slater & Great Muta by DQ
10/28 Halloween Havoc - w/Ric Flair beat Terry Funk & The Great Muta in a Thunderdome Cage Match
12/13 Starrcade - lost to Lex Luger, beat The Great Muta, and then beat Ric Flair to win the Iron Man tournament

1990
2/6 COC 10 - early in the show, Sting was kicked out of the Four Horsemen. Later in the event, Sting suffered a leg injury when he tried to climb a cage to get the Horsemen
5/19 Capital Combat - Robocop saved Sting from an attack by the Four Horsemen
7/7 Great American Bash - beat Ric Flair to win the NWA World Championship
9/5 COC 12 - beat The Black Scorpion
10/27 Halloween Havoc - beat Sid Vicious when the match was restarted after Sid pinned a fake Sting
12/16 Starrcade - beat The Black Scorpion (revealed to be Ric Flair) in a cage match

1991
1/11 - lost the NWA World Championship to Ric Flair
1/30 COC 14 - w/Lex Luger beat NWA Tag Team Champions Doom by DQ
2/24 Wrestle War - War Games: Ric Flair, Sid Vicious, Barry Windham, & Larry Zbyzsko beat Sting, Brian Pillman, & The Steiners
5/19 Superbrawl - w/Lex Luger lost to WCW Tag Team Champions The Steiners
6/14 COC 15 - beat Nikita Koloff
7/14 Great American Bash - lost a Russian Chain Match to Nikita Koloff
8/25 - beat Steve Austin in a tournament final to win the US Championship
9/5 COC 16 - beat Johnny B Badd
10/27 Halloween Havoc - Chamber of Horrors: El Gigante, Sting & The Steiners beat Big Van Vader, Cactus Jack, Diamond Studd, & Abdullah the Butcher
11/19 COC 17 - lost the US Title to Rick Rude
12/29 Starrcade - Sting & Abdullah the Butcher beat Bobby Eaton & Brian Pillman
12/29 Starrcade - won the Battlebowl battle royal by last eliminating Lex Luger

1992
1/21 COC 18 - w/Ricky Steamboat beat Steve Austin & Rick Rude
2/29 Superbrawl II - beat Lex Luger to win WCW World Championship
5/17 Wrestle War - War Games: Sting, Ricky Steamboat, Dustin Rhodes, Barry Windham & Nikita Koloff beat Steve Austin, Rick Rude, Arn Anderson, Bobby Eaton, & Larry Zbyzsko
6/20 Beach Blast - beat Cactus Jack in s Falls Count Anywhere Match
7/12 Great American Bash - lost the WCW Championship to Vader
9/2 COC 20 - Elimination Tag Team Match: Jake Roberts, Rick Rude, Big Van Vader & The Super Invader beat Sting, Nikita Koloff & The Steiners
10/25 Halloween Havoc - beat Jake Roberts in a Coal Miner's Glove Match
11/18 COC 21 - King Of Cable Semi-Finals: Sting beat Rick Rude by judges decision
12/28 Starrcade - King of Cable Tournament Final: Sting beat Big Van Vader

1993
1/13 COC 22 - Thunderdome Cage Match: Sting, Dustin Rhodes, & Cactus Jacke beat Big Van Vader, Paul Orndorff, & Barry Windham
2/21 Superbrawl III - White Castle of Fear Strap Match: Big Van Vader beat Sting
3/11 - won the WCW Championship from Vader
3/17 - lost the WCW Championship to Vader
5/23 Slamboree - beat The Prisoner in a Bounty Match
6/17 COC 23 - Big Van Vader, Sid Vicious & Rick Rude beat Dustin Rhodes, Sting & Davey Boy Smith
7/18 Beach Blast - w/Davey Boy Smith beat Sid Vicious & Big Van Vader
8/18 COC 24 - w/Ric Flair beat The Colossal Kings
9/19 Fall Brawl - War Games: Sting, Davey Boy Smith, Dustin Rhodes & The Shockmaster beat Big Van Vader, Sid Vicious & Harlem Heat
10/24 Halloween Havoc - beat Sid Vicious
11/10 COC 25 - w/Davey Boy Smith lost to WCW Tag Team Champs The Nasty Boys
11/20 Battlebowl - Sting & Jerry Sags beat Ron Simmons & Keith Cole
11/20 Battlebowl - Big Van Vader won the battle bowl by last eliminating Sting
12/27 Starrcade - w/Road Warrior Hawk beat WCW Tag Team Champions The Nasty Boys by DQ

 

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