DIAMOND DALLAS PAGE
At Nitro, January 3, Page was told that he would have to wait with his match against Bagwell till Souled Out. This didn't sit well with DDP who wanted to leave, but Curt Hennig told him that he would have to wrestle later, so Page went to the ring and put a Diamond Cutter on both members of PG-13 and then left.
At Thunder, January 6, Page came to the ring and made some nasty comments about Buff Bagwell, who came to the ring and the two started brawling.
Diamond Dallas Page and Buff Bagwell were getting five minutes face to face at Nitro, January 10, but if it came to blows, they would be fined $50,000. Page tried to antagonise Buff, but Bagwell wouldn't give in. After Bagwell stated that all the wrestlers had seen Kimberly's birthmark, Page retaliated with a couple of punches, but as he turned to leave, Bagwell used a police baton and slapped Page while proclaiming his innocence.
At Souled Out on January 16, Diamond Dallas Page clashed with Buff Bagwell in a No Rules, No Referee, Last Man Standing Match. It was a wild brawl, which went all over the arena, at the WCW.com announcing table, where both Page and Buff used monitors to knock each other silly with. Back in the ring Bagwell hit the Blockbuster, but Page beat the ten count, this prompted Buff to used the riot baton on Page, but Page also hit the Diamond Cutter. The referee counted over both men, but Page was so exhausted that he couldn't beat the count, so Bagwell was declared the victor. Kimberly then came to ringside, this distracted Bagwell, so Page wailed him. Page and Kimberly then went to the back, but Kimberly kept glancing back at Buff.
Diamond Dallas Page and Buff Bagwell also clashed the next night at Nitro in a match where Kimberly served as the guest referee. The two men tore into each other, neither willing to give an inch, they went into the audience and back into the ring. Buff Bagwell went for the Blockbuster, but Page stopped him, but fell prey to another Blockbuster attempt. Buff accidentally struck Kimberly, this distracted Bagwell, so Page delivered a Diamond Cutter and scored the pin. As DDP celebrated, Kimberly left the ring.
Diamond Dallas Page took on Chris Kanyon at Thunder. The two former partners went toe to toe in a good match, which Page won with a Diamond Cutter from out of nowhere.
At Thunder, January 26, Kimberly stated in an interview that everything was cool between herself and DDP, but also with Buff as well, Page then came to the ring and pulled her out of the interview.
At Nitro, January 31, Diamond Dallas Page and Kimberly were being interviewed, during this Big Vito pinched the rear of Kimberly, when she turned around Disco Inferno was standing there, he got a slap from Kim. Page and Inferno then started fighting, which they took to the ring. In the ring Disco took the advantage, but he wanted to dance for Kim, so Page flattened him with the Diamond Cutter for the win.
Diamond Dallas Page have probably ruptured some disc in his back his, if this is true, Page will be out for quite a while.
At Nitro, March 27, Diamond Dallas Page made his return - not to the ring, but he talked about the movie Ready to Rumble as well as his intentions to become a three time WCW World Champion. Jeff Jarrett interrupted Page and the two had some unkind words for each other.
At Nitro, April 10, Eric Bischoff and Vince Russo, who are the men, who shall try to get WCW back in the ratings war, talked trash about the established stars, like Hogan, DDP, Sting, Kevin Nash, Ric Flair and others - the two more or less declared war on the established stars. Later Page took on Lex Luger in a four man tournament to determine, who would clash against Jeff Jarrett at Spring Stampede for the vacant WCW World Title. The two went back and forth, when Buff Bagwell made his way out and flirted with Kimberly, this of course distracted Page, but then Buff went over and kissed Elizabeth, which upset Luger, so DDP could hit the Diamond Cutter to win the match and advance to the final. In the final Diamond Dallas Page went up against Sting. Another good offering from the two ended when Sting's former allied Vampiro turned on him and hit the Nail in the Coffin, while this was going on Page was stopping Jeff Jarrett from harassing Kimberly. When DDP got back in the ring, he had no problems hitting the Diamond Cutter and win the match. After the match Jarrett tried to hit Page with a guitar, but DDP ducked and Jeff struck Kimberly instead. Page then carried her to the back. Jarrett then mocked Page and Kimberly, which got Page back to the ring, where he was assaulted by the New Blood - it ended with the New Blood in control.
At Thunder, April 12, Bischoff booked Kimberly to wrestle Madusa, but Page didn't want to involve Kim, so he challenged Bischoff to a match, but Eric instead made a crack a Kimberly, which got Page to go after him, but Bam Bam Bigelow stopped him - a brawl then broke out between the New Blood and the established stars. The match between Kim and Madusa took place, but Page separated the two, Madusa retaliated with some lethal kicks, so Page hit the Diamond Cutter. Later Page helped Sting win a match against the Villianos, when he Diamond Cut the third Villiano, who turned out to be Jeff Jarrett. Diamond Dallas Page and Bam Bam Bigelow later clashed in a match, when Page went for the Diamond Cutter, Eric Bischoff interfered, Page went after him, but Jarrett showed up and hit Page with a guitar. Kanyon tried to help, but was also taken out.
At Spring Stampede, Diamond Dallas Page clashed with Jeff Jarrett to determine a new WCW World Champion. It was a back and forth match were neither man was able to hold on to the initiative for long. Jarrett caught Page in the figure four leglock, but Page escaped and shortly after hit the Diamond Cutter, but Eric Bischoff distracted the referee. Kimberly then entered the ring with a guitar and it looked like she was going to hit Jeff with it, but instead she turned on Page and brained him with the guitar. Jarrett then applied his finisher and was crowned new WCW World Champion - Jarrett, Bischoff and Kimberly then all hugged.
The next night at Nitro, Jarrett challenged Page to a Triple Cage Match at Slamboree. Kimberly then stated that Page was a glory hog and only was in it for himself. Diamond Dallas Page then attacked, but the New Blood beat him down, until the riot squat turned out to be Ric Flair, Sting, and Lex Luger. Page later took on Mike Awesome, as Awesome was dominating - Kanyon jumped Awesome, but Kanyon proved no opposition for him. Kevin Nash's music hit the speakers, he the hit the ring and Jackknifed Awesome through a table.
At Nitro, April 24, Jarrett, Bischoff, and Kimberly made their way out. Kimberly wanted a divorce and had the papers with her. Page got upset and attacked Bischoff, but Jarrett nailed DDP with a guitar. David Arquette then ran in and attacked Bischoff, when Jeff started to work over David, Kanyon came to the rescue. Arquette then challenged Bischoff to a match with the stipulation that if he won, Page would get a shot at the WCW World Title later that night in a cage match. Arquette won the match and thereby Diamond Dallas Page had a chance to become a three time WCW World Champion. The two started the match by fighting through the crowd before they finally made it into the cage. Page had the upper hand before they entered the cage, while Jarrett was in control inside. As Jeff was mocking Page by signalling for the Diamond Cutter, Page got up and delivered the Diamond Cutter, but the referee couldn't make the three count as Mike Awesome was holding his arm - luckily Kanyon attacked Awesome, so the referee could make the three count. Page thereby became three time, three time, three time WCW World Champion.
Thunder kicked off with Jarrett coming out with David Arquette in a head lock, he proceeded to challenge DDP and Arquette to a tag match against himself and Eric Bischoff with the WCW World Title on line, whoever scored the pin got the WCW World Title. Page then ran to the ring to confront Kimberly and was about to deliver the Diamond Cutter, but had second thoughts, so Page ended up getting a low blow instead. Later DDP came to the rescue of Curt Hennig, who was being double teamed by Mike Awesome and Sean Stasiak, Page then accepted the challenge from Jarrett. Kimberly served as referee in the match, Page kissed her, but got clocked with the belt, Jarrett then covered Page, but in the meantimee Arquette speared Bischoff and a referee made the three count and Arquette was declared the new WCW World Champion.
At Nitro, May 1, Arquette stated that he would relinquish the title, but Eric Bischoff wouldn?t let him, instead Arquette would take on Tank Abbott. Page however stated that David didn?t had to, so Page and Abbott started fighting. Security broke them up and Abbott then stated that Arquette would get the night off, if Page could beat him. The match was a mighty brawl, the two men fought into the crowd, where Jeff Jarrett disguised as a fan, whacked Page in the head with a bottle, Page couldn?t make the ten count. In Abbott's match against Arquette, Diamond Dallas Page raced to the ring and helped David win the match.
At Thunder, the Millionaire?s club attacked Bischoff, Russo, Shane Douglas, and Buff Bagwell in the parking lot. This incident got Bischoff and Russo to book matches fought under New York rules, which meant no rules, and the wrestlers had to count their own pin fall. In Kanyon's match against Jeff Jarrett, DDP stormed down and nailed Jarrett with the Diamond Cutter, so Kanyon could easily score the pin fall. Later Page should tangle with Vampiro, but during Vampiro's entrance, Sting attacked him and poured a bucket of red liquid on him. Sting then dragged him to the ring, where DDP finished Vampiro off with the Diamond Cutter. The night ended with a battle royal for the right to face the WCW World Champion at the Great American Bash - Ric Flair ended up as the winner.
At Slamboree, DDP, Jeff Jarrett and David Arquette entered the triple cage to determine the WCW World Champion. DDP and Jarrett of course did most of the work, both men were busted open in the first cage. Mike Awesome came out, but he received a Diamond Cutter on top of the second cage. In the third cage there were four guitars, Page gave a guitar to Arquette and wanted him to smash Jarrett with it, but David turned on Page and hammered him with the guitar. Jarrett could then easily retrieve the belt. Mike Awesome wanted to powerbomb Page off the cage, but Kanyon came to the rescue, but then he was thrown off the cage.
The next night at Nitro, DDP was successful in Diamond Cutting David Arquette ? before the New Blood was over him, until Sting and Kronic came to the rescue. Later Diamond Dallas Page took on Mike Awesome in a stretcher match. Page had the upper hand, until Kimberly showed up and wanted the divorce papers signed, Awesome then got the advantage by basing Page with a chair. Awesome continue to use the chair, he then powerbombed DDP through a table and forced him to sign the divorce papers. Page was then wheeled to the back on the stretcher and Awesome was declared the winner.
At Nitro, May 15, DDP returned when he went out and hit Mike Awesome with the Diamond Cutter, during a match against Kevin Nash. Later Bischoff together with the Cat called out Page, DDP came out and took out both men, but Kimberly struck him with a steel chair. Then Sid came out and it looked like he was going to help Page, instead Sid Vicious delivered a chokeslam to Diamond Dallas Page.
At Nitro, May 22, Diamond Dallas Page attacked Mike Awesome in the backstage area. Page jumped out of an ambulance and whacked Awesome with a chair - DDP then threw Awesome in the ambulance and drove it away. Later DDP took on Chuck Palumbo, however it didn't last long before Mike Awesome came through the crowd, he nailed Page with a head apparatus, which Awesome had used earlier in the evening to mock Kanyon. Palumbo could then put Page in the Rack, so Page had to tap out. After the match Palumbo and Awesome continued to work on DDP, Lex Luger came to help, but he was taken care off too.
At Thunder, May 24, as Diamond Dallas Page was spanking Kimberly, Mike Awesome showed up on the Thundervision. Awesome was in Kanyon's hospital room, and Awesome promised to take good care of Kanyon.
At Nitro, May 29, it was announced that Kimberly had a restraining order on Diamond Dallas Page, so she cleaned the house of anything belonging to Page. During a match pitting Mike Awesome against G.I. Bro, Page came out and whacked Awesome with a chair, together with G.I. Bro, he then slammed the mammoth through a table and threw him in an ambulance. DDP and Awesome had another confrontation during the night, when Page ran to the ring to get to Kimberly, but Page was arrested, but Chuck Palumbo assaulted the policemen and Page, this got Lex Luger to the ring. Awesome then got back in the ring and started to beat on Page again, but Karl Malone got in the ring and delivered the Diamond Cutter to Awesome.
At Nitro, June 5, DDP got Kimberly to sign off the restraining order, with the help of Miss Hancock. Page and Hancock then took on Mike Awesome and Kimberly. Awesome pretty much dominated, but when Miss Hancock started hiking up her skirt, she had Awesome's attention, so Page delivered a Diamond Cutter to win the match. At Thunder, Page hit the ring during Awesome vs. Corporal Cajun, but Page was whacked in the head with Kanyon's head brace and then powerbombed through a table.
DDP took on Mike Awesome in an Ambulance match at the Great American Bash. Kanyon came out with DDP in a wheelchair. During the match Kimberly came out and whacked Page with a lead pipe, but Miss Hancock came out and dragged her to the back. Page got back in the match, when he executed a top rope Diamond Cutter. Page then went on to stuff Awesome in the ambulance, but then Bischoff nailed DDP with a chair, Kanyon then stood up and delivered a Flatliner off the stage through some tables. Awesome then put Page in the ambulance to win the match. Later Kanyon stated taht he turned on Page, because he never visited him in hospital.
The next night at Nitro, DDP came out and stated that neither Bischoff, Kimberly or Kanyon had believed in him as a wrestler. Page stated that wrestling had cost him his health, his friends, and his life, and it simply wasn't worth it anymore. He then got out of the ring and walked into the crowd. This is an excuse to get Page some time off to heal his neck injury.
At Nitro, November 6, Diamond Dallas Page returned to WCW television, where he stated that it was the fan support, which made him return to the ring. Some guys from the TV show Battle Dome then issued a challenge. Page called out Rick Steiner, Buff Bagwell, and the Cat - a brief scuffle then ensued before the two teams were separated.
At Nitro, November 20, Kevin Nash came out and stated that he had 13 months left on his contract - he then said that he had some one to watch his back, a man who he trusts. The Thrillers then came out and jumped him, but then the man, whom Nash had spoken about Diamond Dallas Page came out to the rescue.
At Thunder, November 22, Diamond Dallas Page took on Shawn Stasiak in a lumberjack match. It didn?t take long before the lumberjacks fought to the back - this brought out the rest of the Thrillers and of course Kevin Nash - Stasiak however hit Page with a foreign object, Nash however pulled the referee to the outside, so Page hit the Diamond Cutter, but then Chuck Palumbo nailed him with a chair, so Stasiak rolled on top and won the match.
At Mayhem, November 26, Nash and Page took on Chuck Palumbo and Shawn Stasiak for the WCW Tag Team Title - the rest of the Thrillers made their way out as security, but it didn?t take long before they were escorted to the back. Page and Nash dominated for most parts of the match and when Nash hit the Jackknife on Stasiak and Page delivered the Diamond Cutter to Palumbo and Mike Sanders, the win was registered and new WCW Tag Team Champion were declared.
The next night at Nitro, Nash and Page gave a shout out to Scott Hall, who now is working in ECW. They called their team the Insiders. The Thrillers of course came out and stated that they should retire. The Insiders then took on Mark Jindrak and Sean O?Haire from the Thrillers. It was a good match, but when Page had hit the Diamond Cutter, Sanders pulled out the referee - Kevin then wanted to Jackknife Sanders, but then the Thrillers came out and beat the champions and then walked away with the titles.
At Nitro, December 4, Nash and DDP took on 3 Count, who were more or less humiliated by the Insiders. After the match Mike Sanders came out and stated that the Insiders were stripped of the titles since Nash pinned the wrong man. Ric Flair then came out and signed a rematch for Starrcade.
At Nitro, December 12, the Insiders clashed against the Perfect Event and Jindrak and O'Haire in a three way dance. The Insiders of course had their difficulties against the heels, but they were on route to victory, when Nash was knocked out cold, Page came to the rescue, but he was also knocked out and so Palumbo could score the win for the Perfect Event. At Thunder, DDP should take on Mike Sanders, before the match the rest of the Natural Born Thrillers attacked Nash in the locker room - knocking him out cold. Page then had to deal with all of the Thrillers, before they overcame him.
At Starrcade, December 11, the Insiders took on Shawn Stasiak and Chuck Palumbo for the WCW Tag Team Title. It was a tough fight and Nash and Page worked well together. During the match Jindrak and O'Haire came down, but Page and Kevin took care of them. Nash then Jackknifed Palumbo to get the win and the WCW Tag Team Title. The next night at Nitro, Page and Scott Steiner had a confrontation in the back, after Steiner had shot Page down in an interview - the two will never work against each other, since Steiner was the reason, that Kimberly left WCW. Because of the incident the Insiders left the arena.