Today In Pro Wrestling History (Dec 16): The Scorpion has Landed. (Literally)

Today in Pro Wrestling History: On December 16, 1990, Starrcade 1990 featured a dramatic revelation in the world of professional wrestling.

The enigmatic Black Scorpion, who had been sending mysterious vignettes and confronting Sting, was finally unmasked during their match at the Keil Auditorium.

In a twist that caught many by surprise, the Black Scorpion was revealed to be none other than Ric Flair.

Today In Pro Wrestling History (Dec 16): The Scorpion has Landed. (Literally)

Today In Pro Wrestling History December 16
The NWA World Heavyweight Champion, Sting

The storyline leading up to this revelation was unlike anything WCW had attempted before. It included several imposters, magic tricks, and a spaceship entrance at Starrcade.

The match itself saw Sting successfully defending his NWA World Heavyweight Championship against the Black Scorpion, with wrestling legend Dick the Bruiser serving as the special referee.

The unmasking of Flair as the Black Scorpion marked a pivotal moment in wrestling history, blending theatrics and suspense in a way that had rarely been seen before.

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