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This something that would be unheard of nowadays because of the amount of times in the span of a month we see the same matches. Back in the day it might be hard to believe there was a time that wrestling promotions didn't overuse the PPV concept and only had five in an entire year. In 1989, World Championship Wrestling came up with the idea to let the newly returned Ricky Steamboat and Ric Flair have a trifecta of matches in the early half of the year for the NWA Worlds Championship. Starting at the first and only Chi-Town Rumble these two legends would tear the house down having one of the best matches in WCW history.
In my opinion, this group of matches that took place between Chi-Town Rumble in February and WrestleWar in May is the greatest series of matches in the history of wrestling. Also looking at what followed with the feud between Ric Flair and Terry Funk this is the embodiment of someone putting a promotion on their back and getting them back on track. Flair took the struggling promotion from the ground and not only relaid a foundation, but started building the first and second floor. This is not just Ric Flair at his best, but it's Steamboat at his best as well.