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On this date in WCW history: The Giant falls off the roof of the Cobo Arena and into the Detroit River

Want to watch The Giant (Big Show) fall off the roof of the Cobo Arena and into the Detroit River at WCW Halloween Havoc on this date in history? Yeah, that happened and you can check it out here.

And not only does he live to tell about it, he comes back (completely dry) to defeat Hulk Hogan for the world title just minutes later in the main event of WCW's Halloween Havoc.

Why was The Giant on the roof of the Cobo Arena?

Because he was having a sumo monster truck match against the Hulkster, of course, and tried to send Hulkamania to the bottom of the river on October 29, 1995. Unfortunately he lost his footing and did that whole arms-circling-whoa-whoa-I'm-falling bit.

Yes Miz, really.

I'm all for no-selling a bump when you're booked as a monster, but how do you no-sell a fifty foot plunge into a rocky river bank in the middle of Detroit? At night?

Thank god the nWo was less than a year away.

Alright Cagesiders, let's have it. Where do you rank this angle in your pro wrestling hall of shame? Anyone ready to come forward and say they enjoyed it?


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