On this date in WCW history: Sting shreds his knee at Clash of the Champions X

On February 6, 1990, Sting blew out his knee slamming the cage at the WCW "Clash of the Champions X" event from the Memorial Coliseum in Corpus Christi, Texas.

On February 6, 1990, World Championship Wrestling (WCW) held Clash of the Champions X from the Memorial Coliseum in Corpus Christi, Texas, drawing 3,000 fans and scoring a 4.5 rating on TBS.

The main event was a six-man tag team steel cage match between the (almost) Four Horsemen (Ric Flair, Sting, and Arn Anderson) versus the Gary Hart International (The Dragonmaster, Buzz Sawyer, and The Great Muta with Gary Hart).

The Horsemen suffered a shake-up on their roster prior to the headlining bout and Sting was kicked off the team, replaced by the always-reliable Ole Anderson. Well, that didn't sit well with Sting, and he ran to the cage to exact revenge and set up a future program with Ric Flair as the company headed into WrestleWar.

Unfortunately, Stinger blew out his knee when he hit the cage for a second time and sidelined himself for six months, forcing WCW bookers to come up with a new angle for Flair, his ensuing feud with Lex Luger.

See it all go down, right here:

Anyone else catch the referee getting pelted as he watched them pull Sting off the cage?

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