WCW Jesse "The Body" Ventura Strongest Arm Tournament

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The WCW Jesse "The Body" Ventura Strongest Arm Tournament was an arm wrestling tournament in World Championship Wrestling in 1992 and 1993. It was hosted by Jesse "The Body" Ventura and the matches involved the strongest wrestlers in Ventura's opinion. The winner received a trophy for winning the tournament.
1st Strongest Arm Tournament (1992)

The 1st Strongest Arm Tournament was held in 1992 in November and December.
The Tournament:
1st Round
Ron Simmons defeated "Stunning" Steve Austin (Nonvember 7, 1992)
The Barbarian w/Cactus Jack defeated Arn Anderson w/Michael Hayes (November 14, 1992)
Van Hammer defeated Vinnie Vegas (AKA Kevin Nash) (November 21, 1992)
Vader w/Harley Race defeated Nikita Koloff (November 28, 1992)
2nd Round
Ron Simmons defeated The Barbarian w/Cactus Jack (December 5, 1992)
Van Hammer defeated Vader w/Harley Race (December 12, 1992)
Van Hammer defeated Ron Simmons to win the tournament (December 19, 1992)
2nd Strongest Arm Tournament (1993)

The 2nd Strongest Arm Tournament was held in November and December of 1993.
The Tournament:
1st Round
The Equalizer defeated Van Hammer
Ice Train defeated "Stunning" Steve Austin
Sid Vicious defeated Max Pain
Davey Boy Smith defeated Awesome Kong w/Col. Rob Parker
Bye-Vader 2nd Round
Ice Train defeated The Equalizer
Vader defeated Davey Boy Smith
Vader defeated Ice Train to win the tournament

Dom Passantino (Dom Passantino), Wednesday, 2 November 2005 11:49 (thirteen years ago) Permalink

one year passes...

Sadly, he will be the next Alexis Petridish. (Dom Passantino), Thursday, 2 November 2006 02:13 (twelve years ago) Permalink

Well, it was no Brawl For All.

wordy rappaport (EstieButtez1), Friday, 3 November 2006 12:44 (twelve years ago) Permalink

What happened to Sid after the first round in 1993? I MUST KNOW.

Between winning an arm wrestling contest and having a rock god gimmick, I can't believe Van Hammer couldn't get over.

NoTimeBeforeTime (Barry Bruner), Friday, 3 November 2006 20:22 (twelve years ago) Permalink

NTE _has_ to do a Van Hammer retrospective at some point.

dommy p is alright WHICH IS A LOT MORE THAN I CAN SAY ABOUT A LOT OF PEOPLE (Dom, Friday, 3 November 2006 22:41 (twelve years ago) Permalink

How did Ron Simmons manage to lose the 1992 final anyway?

wordy rappaport (EstieButtez1), Monday, 6 November 2006 07:00 (twelve years ago) Permalink

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