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10 Things You Didn't Know About WCW In 2000

The year before it all imploded, Atlanta was an intriguing place...

When analysing the final full calendar year of World Championship Wrestling's existence, it's important to remember that few thought the promotion could feasibly go out of business - whilst the bubble was eerily close to bursting, there were millions who were under the impression that the company were simply one major storyline away from turning everything around. A lot of the reasons for this attitude can be attributed to the advent of the New World Order, an angle which turned the fortunes of WCW around so dramatically that people truly felt it was only a matter of time before those and such as those in charge could come up with something so awesome again. That excellent idea would never come back around again, and WCW would be bought over by Vince McMahon in March, 2001. Even though the end was nigh, it wasn't plainly obvious, but WCW was nonetheless an incredibly interesting place at the turn of the millennium. This list explores 10 of the most intriguing and lesser known facts about the company in the year 2000. There will be fans aware of these facts, but they will still be eye-opening tidbits to some. A lot of these entries revolve around concepts that management felt would turn the sinking ship around, grounding it back on the safe retreat of the wrestling mainland.
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