Match 8: MAIN EVENT Steve Austin (1998) [CHAMPION] vs. Andre
the Giant (1986) vs. The Undertaker (1998) vs. Diesel (1995) FATAL FOUR
for THE WWF WORLD HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP!
1. No Countouts
2. No DQs
3. Pinfalls and Submissions only!
4. Each man must remain in his designed corner, unless he is tagged in!
5. The Winner is the one who can defeat all three of his opponents!
Howard Finkle is at RINGSIDE:
"Ladies and Gentlemen this is the MAIN EVENT FOR THE WORD WRESTLING FEDERATION WORLD HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP and is a SPECIAL FATAL FOUR WAY!"
"Introducing Challenger #1:
From Grenoble, in the French Alps weighing 520 pounds the Eighth Wonder of the World ANDRE the GIANT!"
Andre walks to the ring with that early 1986 Andre smile! He waves to the fans and steps over the ropes!
"Introducing Challenger #2
From Death Valley weighing in at 311 pounds THE UNDERTAKER!"
Lights go out and the blue mist appears as the Undertaker makes is way to the ring! The Undertaker raises his hands and the lights are turned back on! The Undertaker looks at Andre, who laughs at Undertaker!"
"Introducing Challenger #3
From Detroit, Mich weighing in at 325 pounds "BIG DADDY COOL" DIESEL!"
Diesel Train plays and the fans go nuts as Diesel comes out in his old "Diesel Power" tank top and outfit! He does the Diesel sign a few times and enters the ring. He sneers at the Undertaker and seems to have respect for Andre! Andre isn't buying it!
"AND NOW . . . . . The Champion
From Victoria, Tx weighing in at 253 Pounds THE WORLD WRESTLING FEDERATION HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPION OF THE WORLD STONE COLD STEVE AUSTIN!
Breaking Glass and out comes the Champ the fans really go crazy. He gives a pair of birds to all the people in the ring.
NOW IT IS TIME TO DECIDE WHO WILL START THE MATCH
COIN FLIP TIME
There will be two series of coins After the festival of coins Diesel will be in the ring first, and he will be facing . . . . . ANDRE the GIANT!
DING! DING! The bell rings, and Diesel walks in circles as Andre just looks and laughs at Diesel. The two lock UP! OOPS! Down goes Diesel! It is apparent that Andre has the upper hand! Diesel rolls out of the ring to collect himself. Andre just smiles, as Diesel reenters the ring and tags out to the Undertaker! Diesel is no dummy!
The Undertaker enters and faces Andre the Undertaker plays mind games, but Andre just delivers a CHOP and a Headbutt that sends the taker into the corner! Andre tries another headbutt but Undertaker out of the way! Andre headputs the pad! Andre is stunned! The Undertaker kicks Andre in the back, he does in again Andre shrieks!
The Undertaker does his thumb to the throat and tags in to Diesel! Diesel laughs as Andre is stunned from the Undertaker's onslaught! A PUNCH by Diesel! A SECOND PUNCH by Diesel! If Diesel was the "MACK TRUCK" then Andre was a "SKYSCRAPER" because the big man is still up! Diesel runs into the ropes CLOTHESLINE! Not much of a battle plan, but Andre is still wobbly! Diesel runs into the ropes A BIG BOOT! WHAT IS THIS NO WAY NO CHANCE HE IS GOING TO JACKKNIFE HIM! HE HAS IT SET UP OH MY GOD, HE CAN'T EVEN POSSIBLY GET HIM set set Diesel tries to lift him Diesel can't do it KNEE INTO THE FACE BY DIESEL INSTEAD! Diesel tags out the Undertaker!
Andre is dizzy and on one knee. The Undertaker climbs to the top rope and give a knife hand chop to Andre laying him down on the canvas. COVER 1 2 KICKOUT!
Forget about it for this moment, Andre is dizzy but the Giant still has enough to stay alive, in the match! The Undertaker tags out to Steve Austin. Austin enters the ring and starts to work on Andre's left leg. That is the ticket TO GET THE BIG MAN DOWN!
IT TOOK THREE GUYS TO GET ANDRE LIKE THIS! Austin continues to work on the Legs of the BIG MAN! Andre tries to grab Austin's hair but the bald man has no hair so that is out!
Austin knee drops the leg and it hurts Andre even though he still has a lot of power! Austin goes to the top rope a elbow drop is being set up NO ANDRE LIFTED THE BOOT! IT IS COMICAL AS AUSTIN HITS THE MAT! Andre sits up and with his long reach touches the body of Diesel TAG MADE. Andre just rolls out of the ring!
Diesel is going for the JACKKNIFE Austin is still out from Andre's boot he has it set up! NO, NO YES HE CONNECTED IT! JACKKNIFE!
NO STEVE DON'T LOSE LIKE THIS?!?!?!?
Diesel COVERS . . . . . . . . .
ONE TWO THREE IT IS OVER! IT IS OVER FOR AUSTIN! NO WAIT, THE REF SEES IT AUSTIN's FOOT WAS ON ROPES! BUT HOW DID IT GET THERE wait a minute there's HULK HOGAN where did he come from?
Instant replay shows Hogan grabbing Austin's foot and placing in under the ropes to thwart a INSTANT NEW CHAMP since Austin's elimination would confirm IT!
The ref was out of position but the rules are NO DQ so Hogan can be there if he wants to be!
Andre smiles at his friend from the turnbuckle [This is my version of Andre from 1986 so remember Andre and Hogan were the friends to the end!]
Hogan goes over to the timekeeper and takes a seat next to the ring announcers he makes no comments or speeches to the announcers and watches the match! Diesel glares at Hogan, and it gives Austin chance to tag the Undertaker!
Diesel returns to his guard and we get the FIRST LOCKUP of the night! Neither have the advantage until Diesel lifts the knee! PUNCH BY DIESEL, SECOND PUNCH, AND A THIRD PUNCH! HE THROWS UNDERTAKER INTO THE TURNBUCKLE. Diesel, takes the BOOT and chokes Undertaker in the corner with it!
Undertaker falls to the ground, grasping his throat! Diesel does it again! ANOTHER CHOKE AND THE REF AND CRY AND SCREAM BUT IT IS NO DQ, KEEP IT GOING!
Diesel grabs the Taker's hair and places sets him up for a Jackknife? NO the old Diesel Jackknife Backbreaker this is a true backbreaker and Diesel uses it for about five minutes and then gives up on the hold! Diesel tags in to Austin!
Austin rebounds into the ropes, Elbow Drop into the taker! Austin covers 1 2 KICKOUT! Undertaker sits up! Austin tries a kick to the stomach NO! Undertaker grabs the throat CHOKE SLAM! Undertaker grabs the thumb and draws it over his neck HE IS GOING FOR IT HE IS GOING FOR THE TOMBSTONE HE SETS IT! YES!
1 2 WHACK! Hulk Hogan with a steel chair on the Undertaker! He undertaker stands up! He glares at Hogan, CHOKESLAM! NO! Andre enters the ring and saves his friend! Diesel however grabs Hogan during the rebound and attempts a JACKKNIFE NO ANDRE WHACKS A BIG MEAT-HOOK INTO DIESEL. DIESEL TO THE OUTSIDE! Hogan rolls out of the ring! Hogan and Diesel are fighting on the OUTSIDE! Austin is still OUT! The Undertaker and Andre are at blows the ref is trying to break the ruckus outside! IT IS NO GOOD! Andre and the Undertaker are still at blows! Andre throws the taker into a corner IRISH WHIP INTO THE OTHER CORNER AND A SPLASH NO! Taker moved, Taker Moved Austin has rolled to the outside the Ref and other Refs are pulling Hulk Hogan back to the dressing room! The official ref is turning back to the ring and approaching reentry when Andre missed the turnbuckle and rammed his big gut into the post Andre turns around staggered and the Undertaker picks up ANDRE SLAM! The Taker runs into the ROPES LEGDROP!
The ref is in the ring 1 2 3! Andre the Giant is OUT!
"ANDRE THE GIANT HAS BEEN ELIMINATED!"
The ref lost control and forgot that the legal man was Austin but does it really matter?! The Undertaker has defeated Andre! The Taker stands into the ring, Diesel looks at the Taker and enters the ring!
The two again lock up! This is a great match-up of power and strength! Diesel is able to get the upper hand and tries to bring the Taker to his knees it doesn't happen! The Undertaker takes control and breaks the hold! The Undertaker throws Diesel into the rope and tries KICK BY DIESEL! IT STUNS THE TAKER AND YES. . . JACKKNIFE!
Diesel is cocky and smiles. He crotch chops Austin, and smiles again! The Undertaker stands up again! Diesel grabs him by the hair and sets him up for a second JACKKNIFE AND IT IS IT IS GOOD!
Diesel smiles, as he goes for the COVER! NO, HOGAN IS BACK HE ATTACKS DIESEL AGAIN! Diesel is able to PUSH HIM OFF BUT AS THIS HAPPENS Shawn Michaels walk to ringside and SUPERKICKS AUSTIN AND THROWS HIM INTO THE RING!
Hogan is on the mat after being thrown! Michaels tries to Superkick Hogan HOGAN GRABS THE LEG AND THE TWO BRAWL!
This takes Hogan off guard, as Diesel ignores the Taker and covers Austin.
1 2 3! Steve AUSTIN is GONE!
We have ended one Championship ERA! Security pulls Shawn and Hogan back to the back, as Diesel stands in the ring and once again wrestles with the taker!
The two lock up again, The undertaker tries to get the upper hand and attempts a Choke Slam it is not working and Diesel KICKS the UNDERTAKER IN THE GUT and SETS HIM AGAIN FOR A THIRD JACKKNIFE YES!
1 2 KICKOUT AGAIN!
Look at Diesel, he is shocked the Undertaker sits up and tries to gain power the two lock up again and the Taker almost shows true power and NO KICK JACKKNIFE FOR A FOURTH TIME!
1 2 KICKOUT!
UNDERTAKER SITS UP AGAIN!
The Taker is wild eyed Diesel tries to grab NO CHOKESLAM by Taker! Diesel is on the floor! Diesel tries to get up, the Taker throws him the ropes and FLYING CLOTHESLINE! Undertaker SETS UP FOR A TOMBSTONE!
TOMBSTONE and ... NO, REVERSAL DIESEL HAS THE TOMBSTONE ON WHOA! A TOMBSTONE BY DIESEL! HE IS MOCKING THE UNDERTAKER!
1 2 3!
Diesel is the winner!
"Ladies and Gentlemen the winner of the FATAL FOUR and the NEW World Wrestling Federation Heavyweight Champion Big Daddy Cool' DIESEL!
Winner: Diesel of KLIQ (1995)
Conclusion: Fireworks pop as Diesel is presented with the WWF World Title! The rest of the KLIQ jump in the ring and hug the man as they all cheer for DIESEL even Shawn is there! From the locker area Hulk Hogan watches and he mutters "Damn!"
I hope you enjoyed this third installment of TIMELESS CLASSICS! We hope you enjoy it when the fourth installment is written at a later date. In my next edition -- you may see a strange band of oddities join and a few Karate Legends may join the battle as well!
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