The WCW Hardcore Championship's five wildest moments

Following the success of ECW in the mid-1990s, the hardcore style of competition often displayed in the Extreme promotion was adopted by both WWE and WCW. Each organization commissioned new Hardcore Championships that could be defended at any time and under any conditions.

There were no rules in Hardcore Matches, leading to multiple champions in a short period of time. In WCW, the unorthodox matches and happenings surrounding the title that took place were both brutal and hilarious. WWE Classics examines five of the wildest WCW Hardcore facts and moments. (PHOTOS | WATCH)