Today In Pro Wrestling History (Feb 6): A Shootout in Texas

Today In Pro Wrestling History: On February 6th, 1990, WCW hosted Clash of the Champions X: Texas Shootout at the Memorial Coliseum. The event was headlined by a high-stakes steel cage match where The Horsemen (Arn Anderson, Ole Anderson, and Ric Flair) triumphed over Gary Hart International (Buzz Sawyer, The Dragon Master, and The Great Muta).

Today In Pro Wrestling History (February 6, 2024): Will Sting Forfeit?

The Four Horsemen (Ole Anderson, Arn Anderson, and Ric Flair) with temporary member Sting.
The Four Horsemen (Ole Anderson, Arn Anderson, and Ric Flair) with temporary member Sting.

The match was initially set to feature Sting as the fourth Horseman. However, after earning a title shot against Flair, Sting faced an ultimatum: forfeit the opportunity or leave the group. Sting’s refusal led to his expulsion from The Horsemen, with Ole Anderson taking his place in the cage match.

Post-match drama unfolded as Sting, attempting to confront Flair, climbed the cage but unfortunately injured his knee in the ensuing brawl. This injury sidelined him for several months, delaying his highly anticipated comeback. Sting eventually made a triumphant return at The Great American Bash, where he captured his first World Championship by defeating Flair.

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