WWE Remembers Halloween Havoc – DDP Says It Should Be Brought Back

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WWE.com has published an article looking back at Halloween Havoc, WCW’s annual October pay-per-view event. Former WCW World Heavyweight Champion Diamond Dallas Page remembers Halloween Havoc as one of WCW’s biggest events, second only to Starrcade.

“All the competitors knew the importance of Halloween Havoc, it was the WCW equivalent to SummerSlam,” he tells WWE.com. “We held the last five Havocs in Las Vegas and the fans were electric. There were celebrities visiting us backstage. It was the closest we got to the feeling of today’s SummerSlam without being at the STAPLES Center in Los Angeles.”

Page vividly recalls his Havoc confrontations with Eddie Guerrero in 1996, “Macho Man” Randy Savage in 1997 and Bill Goldberg in 1998. He feels his match with Goldberg was especially great.

“I challenge anyone to find a better match than me and Goldberg at Havoc ’98,” he says. “There are few matches that were as physical, exhausting and psychological as that one. I just remember us both hurting and visiting the chiropractor after that.”

Halloween Havoc is often brought up among fans as one of the top events of the 1990s. Page attributes the “high-octane” matches and fan interest as the major factors in making it WCW’s second biggest event of the year. “It was a great show for everyone involved, fans and competitors alike,” Page feels. “I say WWE should bring it back!”

3 Responses to “WWE Remembers Halloween Havoc – DDP Says It Should Be Brought Back”

  1. cnotedotcom says:

    Of course WWE wants to remember it, the Paige, Goldberg match was the first major screw up during the Monday Night Wars.

    • Jessezachary says:

      Ha, I remember they showed that match for free on Nitro because the ppv blacked out right after Warrior vs. Hogan.

  2. Rick says:

    I live in Vegas and attended everyone of these events. He is correct, the crowds were on fire for these ppv’s, not like todays events where everyone sits on their hands.

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