VIP 1997 BACK ISSUE – Pro Wrestling Torch #454 (August 23, 1997): Analysis of ECW’s second-ever PPV Hardcore Heaven ’97, the beginning of the end of WCW, more


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SUMMARY of #454 cover-dated August 23, 1997: This issue headlines with a cover story analysis of ECW’s second-ever PPV – Hardcore Heaven ’97. Included is Wade Keller’s match report with star ratings, extensive reader reaction, and PPV poll results, plus a feature column by John Williams grading the PPV in various categories… The big story of the week was in WCW Newswire – the beginning of the end of WCW – as Thunder was added to the schedule from pressure from TBS wanting to get in on the ratings bonanza that was happening on Monday nights. Meanwhile, on the opposite page, as WWF Newswire reported a trend of rising ratings for Raw, another sign that the timing as all wrong for a WCW expansion… Plus reports on Raw, Nitro, ECW TV, USWA TV, ECW Newswire, ETC. Newswire…

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