Complete Match Listing For Sting – The Ultimate Collection DVD

If you caught Monday Night Raw the week of July 14th you may have seen the promo for the upcoming release of WWE 2K15 – you know, the one with Daniel Bryan on the cover. But the promo wasn’t for the leader of the YES! movement. The promo was for a wrestler who would be a pre-order bonus. Of course, I’m talking about “The Man Called Sting.”

While video game junkies will have to wait until October 28th to play as Sting in WWE 2K15, World Wrestling Entertainment will release a special retrospective DVD set sometime in September titled Sting: The Ultimate Collection.

Similar to collections for The Ultimate Warrior and Goldberg, it will be a three-disc set alternating between short packages and matches. There’s yet to be confirmation if Steve Borden (aka Sting) will be involved with the interview packages.


Bringing the Game Up a Level

The Blade Runners vs. Bret Wayne Sawyer and Sean O’Reilly
UWF Power Pro Wrestling • April 1986

Sting & Rick Steiner vs. Mike Rotundo & Ron Simmons
NWA Southern Pro Wrestling • May 19, 1987

NWA World Heavyweight Championship
Ric Flair vs. Sting
NWA Pro Wrestling • January 2, 1988

On the Map

Sting vs. Stan Lane
Main Event • October 2, 1988

Sting vs. Butch Reed
Main Event • March 26, 1989


NWA World Television Championship Match

Sting vs. Mike Rotundo
WCW World Championship Wrestling • April 1, 1989

Sting vs. Ron Simmons
WCW Power Hour • August 18, 1989

NWA World Television Championship
Sting vs. Great Muta
WCW Power Hour • September 1, 1989

Bleach Blonde Rivalry

NWA World Heavyweight Championship Match
Ric Flair vs. Sting
Great American Bash • July 7, 1990

Sting vs. Dutch Mantel
Main Event • September 2, 1990


Face of WCW

Sting vs. Nikita Koloff
Clash of the Champions XIV • June 14, 1991

Sting & The Great Muta vs. The Steiner Brothers
WCW/New Japan Supershow II • January 4 1992

Vader Rivalry

Bounty Match
Sting vs. Van Vader
WCW WorldWide • February 9, 1992

Sting, Barry Windham, Ricky Steamboat & Dustin Rhodes vs. The Dangerous Alliance (Rick Rude, Larry Zbyszko, Arn Anderson & Bobby Eaton)
WCW World Championship Wrestling • February 22, 1992

Sting vs. Diamond Dallas Page
WCW Saturday Night • June 13, 1992

Sting vs. Barry Windham
WCW Saturday Night • February 6, 1993

Face Paint

Sting vs. Stunning Steve Austin
WCW Pro Wrestling • January 8, 1994

Viewers Choice Match
Sting vs. Ric Flair
WCW Nitro • November 6, 1995

Sting vs. Arn Anderson
WCW Nitro • July 8, 1996

Sting & “Macho Man” Randy Savage vs. The Nasty Boys
WCW Saturday Night • July 27, 1996


The Crow

Sting Becomes Free Agent
WCW Nitro • October 21, 1996

WCW World Championship Match

Hollywood Hogan vs. Sting
Starrcade • December 28, 1997

Scorpion Death Lock

Sting & Lex Luger vs. Hulk Hogan & “Macho Man” Randy Savage
WCW Nitro • February 16, 1998

Sting vs. Kevin Nash
WCW Nitro • April 6, 1998

Sting vs. Scott Steiner
WCW Thunder • April 22 1998


Sting & Kevin Nash vs. Harlem Heat
WCW Nitro • June 15, 1998

Sting & The Warrior vs. Bret “Hitman” Hart & Hollywood Hogan
WCW Nitro • October 12, 1998

Sting vs. Bret “Hitman” Hart
WCW Nitro • October 19, 1998


Sting vs. “Macho Man” Randy Savage
WCW Nitro • June 7, 1999

WCW World Heavyweight Championship
Booker T vs. Sting
WCW Nitro • July 31, 2000

Best 2 out of 3 Falls Match
Sting vs. Jeff Jarrett
WCW Thunder • September 13, 2000

Sting, Booker T & Goldberg vs. Jeff Jarrett & KroniK
WCW Thunder • October 25, 2000

Sting vs. Ric Flair
WCW Nitro • March 26, 2001

Instant Thoughts: My personal history of WCW programming in the late ’80s and early ’90s is limited, so I’m happy with this set including a number of matches Sting had on broadcasts like WCW Power Hour, Main Event, and WCW Saturday Night. The repeats of his match against Ric Flair at 1990’s The Great American Bash and against Hogan at 1997’s Starrcade don’t both me much, since they are signature bouts in his career. What is disappointing is the omission of his matches against Lex Luger and Vader at SuperBrawl II and SuperBrawl III, respectively. This is due in part because of Jesse Ventura on commentary. (To get around playing royalties due to a lawsuit Ventura won against WWE, the company just removes his audio entirely. So if you watched the Wargames match from Wrestle War ’92 and found it odd that you only hear Tony Schiavone on microphone, this is why.)

Nevertheless, this looks like a solid set with a lot of matches early in Sting’s career I’ve never seen, plus several more in the dark days of WCW that I missed.

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Source: Wrestling DVD News

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