First episode of WCW Monday Nitro to air after RAW on WWE Network

 
 

The debut episode of WCW Monday Nitro will air on the WWE Network this Monday following RAW starting at 11:06PM EST.

WWE will make available the first two years of the show with over 100 hours of WCW’s flagship show available on-demand on the Network.

The first episode of Nitro came live from The Mall of America in Minneapolis, Minnesota with Eric Bischoff, Mongo McMichaels, and Bobby Heenan on commentary.

The one hour show had Flyin’ Brian Pillman vs Jushin “Thunder Liger; Sting vs Ric Flair for the United States title; and Hulk Hogan vs Big Bubba Rogers for the WCW World title. It also featured the surprise return of Lex Luger to WCW.