Event Title

The Great American Bash '89

Tagline

The Glory Days

Date

July 23, 1989

Venue

Baltimore Arena in Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America, North America drawing 12,500

Commentators

Bob Caudle
Jim Ross
  1. Sid Vicious and Dan Spivey beat Eddie Gilbert, Terry Gordy, Scott Hall, Bill Irwin, Brian Pillman, Ranger Ross, Mike Rotunda, Ron Simmons, Rick Steiner, Scott Steiner, Steve Williams, and Kevin Sullivan in a $50,000 Two-Ring Battle Royal (0:10:20)
  2. Brian Pillman beat Bill Irwin via pinfall (0:10:18)
  3. The Skyscrapers (Sid Vicious & Dan Spivey) (w/ Teddy Long) beat The Dynamic Dudes (Johnny Ace & Shane Douglas) via pinfall when Spivey pinned Ace (0:10:11)
  4. Jim Cornette beat Paul E. Dangerously in a Tuxedo Match (0:06:22)
  5. The Steiner Brothers (Rick & Scott Steiner) (w/ Missy Hyatt) beat The Varsity Club (Kevin Sullivan & Mike Rotunda) via pinfall in a Texas Tornado Tag Team Match when Sullivan was pinned (0:04:42)
  6. NWA World Television Champion Sting (w/ Eddie Gilbert) beat The Great Muta (w/ Gary Hart) via pinfall (0:08:40)
  7. NWA United States Heavyweight Champion Lex Luger beat Ricky Steamboat via disqualification (0:10:26)
    Notes: This match was originally scheduled to be No Disqualification, but Luger refused to put the title on the line unless Steamboat agreed to drop the stipulation
  8. The Road Warriors (Hawk & Animal) (w/ Paul Ellering), The Midnight Express (Stan Lane & Bobby Eaton), & Steve Williams beat NWA World Tag Team Champions The Fabulous Freebirds (Michael Hayes, Jimmy Garvin, & Terry Gordy) & The Samoan Swat Team (Samu & Fatu) (w/ Paul E. Dangerously) via submission in a WarGames Match when Hawk forced Garvin to submitt (0:22:18)
  9. NWA World Heavyweight Champion Ric Flair beat Terry Funk (w/ Gary Hart) via pinfall (0:17:23)
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