WCW US Championship Tournament – 1991

All matches took place at the Omni in Atlanta on Aug. 25, 1991.

– Quarter-Finals

– WCW TV Champion Steve Austin defeated Tom Zenk via disqualification when Zenk threw Austin over the top rope at the 9-minute mark

– The Diamond Studd pinned Bobby Eaton with his feet on the ropes for leverage

– Yellow Dog fought Johnny B. Badd to a 15-minute time-limit draw

– Dustin Rhodes fought Richard Morton (sub. for Nikita Koloff) to a double count-out; Rhodes bled in the match

– Sting pinned Arn Anderson

– Semi-Finals

– WCW TV Champion Steve Austin defeated Barry Windham via disqualification at the 3-minute mark when Windham shoved the referee

– Sting pinned the Diamond Studd at the 4-minute mark

– Finals

– Sting pinned WCW TV Champion Steve Austin (w/ Lady Blossom) at the 5-minute mark to win the title with a roll over after Lady Blossom attempted to distract Sting from the ring apron