Pro Wrestling: 10 Years Later, Fans Still Ask, 'Why Did WCW Fail?'

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Pro Wrestling: 10 Years Later, Fans Still Ask, 'Why Did WCW Fail?'

In 1996, the sky was the limit for Eric Bischoff and World Championship Wrestling. Everything that Bischoff touched turned to gold.

Starting with the debut of Nitro, and later the formation of the New World Order, WCW was unstoppable.

Fans were tuning in, ratings climbed to unbelievable heights and WCW nearly put WWE out of business by dominating the weekly ratings battle for 84 weeks straight.

Kind of hard to believe that six years after its debut on TNT that the company would be shutting its doors for good, right?

Still to this day, it just doesn't make sense how WCW fell so hard, so fast.

Here are five of the many reasons WCW aired its "Season Finale" of Monday Nitro on March 26, 2001.

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