WCW Monday Nitro

The BEST episodes of WCW Monday Nitro

Every episode of WCW Monday Nitro ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of WCW Monday Nitro!

WCW's flagship show led to the famous Monday Night War. Featuring the nWo, Lex Luger, Ric Flair, Sting, and the Cruiserweights.

Last Updated: 10/1/2022Network: TNT (US)
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Nitro 01
star
9.33
36 votes

#1 - Nitro 01

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 9/4/1995

The biggest stars of World Championship Wrestling are on hand to make history on the debut edition of WCW Monday Nitro from the Mall of America in Minneapolis, Minnesota. World Heavyweight Champion, Hulk Hogan, defends the title against Big Bubba. Ric Flair looks to capture the United States Championship from Sting and much more.

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Nitro 288
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8.00
1 votes

#2 - Nitro 288

Season 7 - Episode 13 - Aired 3/26/2001

World Championship Wrestling comes to the end of it historic journey in sports-entertainment as Nitro airs its final episode. With the McMahon Family now in control, the stars of WCW compete under the Nitro banner for the last time. From Ric Flair and Sting, to Booker T and Diamond Dallas Page, WCW's finest bid farewell and look towards the future.

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Nitro 37
star
7.80
5 votes

#3 - Nitro 37

Season 2 - Episode 20 - Aired 5/27/1996

This episode of WCW Monday Nitro features a shocking appearance that turned the world of professional wrestling upside down and changed the industry forever. Sting battles Scott Steiner in the main event. Ric Flair and Arn Anderson face The American Males in tag team action. The Giant, Diamond Dallas Page, and many more are featured.

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Nitro 54
star
7.75
4 votes

#4 - Nitro 54

Season 2 - Episode 37 - Aired 9/23/1996

With many of its top Superstars away on tour in Japan, World Championship Wrestling is defenseless as the New World Order makes an attempt to completely take over. As Superstars try to compete in their regularly-scheduled contests, they must deal with the NWO and their ability to cause havoc. Plus, Chris Jericho, Harlem Heat, and more in action.

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Nitro 51
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7.67
3 votes

#5 - Nitro 51

Season 2 - Episode 34 - Aired 9/2/1996

While the WCW locker room tries to rally against the recent dominance of the New World Order, The Giant shows where his loyalties lie. Referee Nick Patrick's questionable officiating is up for debate as he defends his position. Plus, Diamond Dallas Page takes on Alex Wright, the Dungeon of Doom battle the Four Horsemen, and more.

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Nitro 119
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7.50
2 votes

#6 - Nitro 119

Season 3 - Episode 51 - Aired 12/22/1997

Lex Luger collides with "Macho Man" Randy Savage. Fit Finlay battles Eddie Guerrero. Diamond Dallas Page delivers a message to Curt Hennig about the upcoming Starrcade event. Rey Mysterio, Juventud Guerrera & Psicosis are involved in a big Six-Man Lucha Match. Chris Jericho battles Buff Bagwell. Harlem Heat and many others are in action.

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Nitro 148
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7.50
2 votes

#7 - Nitro 148

Season 4 - Episode 28 - Aired 7/13/1998

Scott Hall shows his true colors when he takes on Hollywood Hogan. Goldberg defends the United States Championship against Curt Hennig in the main event. Chris Jericho rains on the parade of the newly crowned Cruiserweight Champion Rey Mysterio. Bret Hart battles Fit Finlay. Rey Mysterio goes one-on-one with Dean Malenko.

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Nitro 278
star
7.50
2 votes

#8 - Nitro 278

Season 7 - Episode 3 - Aired 1/15/2001

CEO Ric Flair celebrates his ascension by holding a funeral for the career of Bill Goldberg. Kevin Nash challenges Scott Steiner for the WCW Championship. Konnan and Mike Awesome find themselves in a hairy situation. Plus, Bam Bam Bigelow takes on Ernest "The Cat" Miller, Chavo Guerrero defends the Cruiserweight Championship against Crowbar.

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Nitro 276
star
7.50
2 votes

#9 - Nitro 276

Season 7 - Episode 1 - Aired 1/1/2001

On this special edition of Nitro, Mike Tenay and Tony Schiavone revisit this show's best singles matches from the year 2000. From Sid Vicious and Jeff Jarrett in a Powerbomb Match, to a Steel Cage Match between Goldberg and Scott Steiner, take a journey back in time through some the year's most exciting matches and moments!

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Nitro 50
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7.33
3 votes

#10 - Nitro 50

Season 2 - Episode 33 - Aired 8/26/1996

The New World Order's reign of terror is just beginning as Scott Hall, Kevin Nash, and Hulk Hogan look to bring their brand of justice to all the superstars of WCW. Ric Flair teams with Arn Anderson to battle The Rock & Roll Express. The Steiner Brothers face The Blue Bloods. The Giant, "Macho Man" Randy Savage, and more are featured.

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Nitro 121
star
7.33
3 votes

#11 - Nitro 121

Season 4 - Episode 1 - Aired 1/5/1998

There's tension in the air between members of the New World Order. Will they be able to stick together or is this the beginning of the end for the most powerful group in sports-entertainment? J.J. Dillon gives the state of WCW address. Chris Jericho faces Diamond Dallas Page. Ric Flair has some choice words for Bret Hart. Goldberg faces Stevie Ray.

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Nitro 38
star
7.00
3 votes

#12 - Nitro 38

Season 2 - Episode 21 - Aired 6/3/1996

The Outsider makes a promise to Eric Bischoff and Sting that he has a "big" surprise in store for them. Sting & Lex Luger battle The Steiner Brothers. "Macho Man" Randy Savage makes a big announcement. Ric Flair & Arn Anderson face The Rock & Roll Express. Lord Steven Regal, "The Taskmaster" Kevin Sullivan, and many more are in action.

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Nitro 41
star
7.00
3 votes

#13 - Nitro 41

Season 2 - Episode 24 - Aired 6/24/1996

On this episode of WCW Monday Nitro Sting and Lex Luger defend the WCW Tag Team Championship in a Triangle Match against The Steiner Brothers and Harlem Heat. The Outsiders declare war on WCW. 'Macho Man' Randy Savage takes on V.K. Wallstreet. The Four Horsemen, Diamond Dallas Page, Eddie Guerrero, and more are in action.

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Nitro 46
star
7.00
3 votes

#14 - Nitro 46

Season 2 - Episode 29 - Aired 7/29/1996

On this episode of WCW Monday Nitro Hulk Hogan and The Outsiders are hell bent on bringing team WCW down to its knees. The Giant defends the WCW World Heavyweight Championship in the main event. Eddie Guerrero, The Steiner Brothers, and many more are in action.

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Nitro 53
star
7.00
3 votes

#15 - Nitro 53

Season 2 - Episode 36 - Aired 9/16/1996

The New World Order continues to get stronger with the arrival of the sixth member. Meanwhile, the ranks of WCW get thinner as the real Sting shows the world that he is going in a new direction. Plus, "Macho Man" Randy Savage takes on Scott Norton, Konnan defends the Mexican Heavyweight Championship, and Glacier debuts.

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Nitro 82
star
7.00
3 votes

#16 - Nitro 82

Season 3 - Episode 14 - Aired 4/7/1997

There's turmoil within the New World Order. Will they be able to function as a cohesive unit in the fight against WCW or will internal strife bring sports-entertainment's most powerful faction crumbling down? Dean Malenko battles Chris Jericho. "Nature Boy" Ric Flair, "Rowdy" Roddy Piper, Diamond Dallas Page, and many more are featured.

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Nitro 91
star
7.00
3 votes

#17 - Nitro 91

Season 3 - Episode 23 - Aired 6/9/1997

"Rowdy" Roddy Piper & "Nature Boy" Ric Flair take on The Outsiders. Dean Malenko defends the United States Championship against Jeff Jarrett. The rivalry between "Macho Man" Randy Savage and Diamond Dallas Page reaches new heights. Hollywood Hulk Hogan takes on Lex Luger. Chris Jericho, Ultimo Dragon, and many more are featured.

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Nitro 94
star
7.00
4 votes

#18 - Nitro 94

Season 3 - Episode 26 - Aired 6/30/1997

Ric Flair hosts a special tribute to "Rowdy" Roddy Piper. Lex Luger, The Giant & Diamond Dallas Page face Scott Hall, Kevin Nash & "Macho Man" Randy Savage. Chris Jericho defends the Cruiserweight Championship against Juventud Guerrera. Eddie Guerrero battles Dean Malenko. Ric Flair and The Four Horsemen are in action. Konnan faces Jeff Jarrett.

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Nitro 126
star
7.00
2 votes

#19 - Nitro 126

Season 4 - Episode 6 - Aired 2/9/1998

Hollywood Hogan stirs up controversy. The Outsiders face The Steiner Brothers in the main event. Goldberg takes on Lord Steven Regal. Eddie Guerrero joins forces with Chris Jericho to face Chavo Guerrero Jr. & Dean Malenko. Ultimo Dragon battles Saturn. Konnan faces Norman Smiley. "Macho Man" Randy Savage, Lex Luger, Sting, and more are featured.

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Nitro 136
star
7.00
3 votes

#20 - Nitro 136

Season 4 - Episode 16 - Aired 4/20/1998

Hollywood Hogan and the New World Order have an important message for "Macho Man" Randy Savage. Juventud Guerrera faces Chris Jericho. Goldberg looks to extend his undefeated streak when he takes on Raven. Ultimo Dragon battles La Parka. Booker T faces Psicosis. Bret Hart, "Rowdy" Roddy Piper, and many more are featured.

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Nitro 147
star
7.00
3 votes

#21 - Nitro 147

Season 4 - Episode 27 - Aired 7/6/1998

Hollywood Hulk Hogan lays out his master plan for Diamond Dallas Page and Karl Malone at Bash at the Beach. Goldberg defends the United States Championship against Scott Hall and then goes on to battle Hulk Hogan in the main event. Booker T takes on Dean Malenko. Chris Jericho battles Ultimo Dragon. Psicosis goes one on one with Juventud Guerrera.

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Nitro 173
star
7.00
2 votes

#22 - Nitro 173

Season 5 - Episode 1 - Aired 1/4/1999

Ric Flair looks to rid WCW of its tyrannical leader, Eric Bischoff, and steer WCW in a new direction. Hollywood Hogan faces Kevin Nash in the main event. The New World Order works to keep Goldberg out of the arena. Chavo Guerrero Jr. faces Norman Smiley. Saturn takes on Chris Jericho. Kidman & Rey Mysterio battle Psicosis & Juventud Guerrera.

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Nitro 05
star
6.75
8 votes

#23 - Nitro 05

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 10/2/1995

Lex Luger puts his World Heavyweight Championship opportunity and his career on the line against "Macho Man" Randy Savage. World Heavyweight Champion Hulk Hogan looks to confront The Giant. Eddie Guerrero goes one on one with Dean Malenko. Plus, Arn Anderson takes on "Nature Boy" Ric Flair and much more.

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Nitro 15
star
6.67
3 votes

#24 - Nitro 15

Season 1 - Episode 15 - Aired 12/11/1995

Sting teams with Hulk Hogan to face Ric Flair & Arn Anderson. WCW World Heavyweight Champion "Macho Man" Randy Savage discusses his future and his upcoming match against The Giant. "Hacksaw" Jim Duggan faces Lex Luger. The Four Horsemen, Eddie Guerrero, and more are also featured.

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Nitro 40
star
6.67
3 votes

#25 - Nitro 40

Season 2 - Episode 23 - Aired 6/17/1996

Scott Steiner faces The Giant in the main event. "Mean" Gene Okerlund has a huge announcement regarding the upcoming Bash at the Beach event. Dean Malenko battles Rey Mysterio. "Macho Man" Randy Savage's finally gets his hands on "Nature Boy" Ric Flair. Stevie Ray faces Rick Steiner. The Four Horsemen and many more are featured.

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