12 Things That Killed WCW Between the Fingerpoke and Vince Russo

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12 Things That Killed WCW Between the Fingerpoke and Vince Russo
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For the past decade, various wrestling pundits have debated how WCW, a company that nearly put Vince McMahon out of business, so quickly collapsed around the turn of the millennium.

Of course, everyone always arrives at the same conclusions: the Fingerpoke of Doom, Vince Russo and the decision to put the WCW World Heavyweight Title on David Arquette.

But the truth is that WCW's downfall really took place between January and September of 1999, after the infamous Fingerpoke and before Vince Russo's arrival in WCW.

The following is a remembrance of all the bad things that happened during those first nine months of 1999.

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