American Wrestling Trivia

World Wrestling Federation 1987


Saturday Night's Main Event, January 1987

1987-01-03, Hartford Civic Center, Hartford, Connecticut, USA

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Shown 1987-01-03 on NBC. Attendance: 10,000.

  1. WWF championship, steel cage match:
    Hulk Hogan (ch) def. Paul Orndorff
  2. Intercontinental championship:
    Randy Savage (ch) def. George Steele
  3. Junkyard Dog def. Harley Race (DQ)
  4. Adrian Adonis def. Roddy Piper (c-o)
  5. Blackjack Mulligan def. Jimmy Jack Funk

Saturday Night's Main Event, March 1987

1987-03-14, Civic Center, Hartford, Connecticut, USA

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Shown 1987-03-14 on NBC. Attendance: 21,000.

  1. Intercontinental championship:
    Randy Savage (ch) def. George Steele (c-o)
  2. Battle Royal:
    Elim. Name By
    1Honky Tonk ManHulk Hogan
    2SikaAndré The Giant
    3HakuAndré The Giant
    4Lanny PoffoAndré The Giant
    5Ron BassHulk Hogan
    6Blackjack MulliganAndré The Giant
    7Nikolai VolkoffHulk Hogan
    8B. Brain BlairAndré The Giant
    9Paul OrndorffHulk Hogan
    10Hulk HoganAndré The Giant
    11Jim BrunzellAndré The Giant
    12André The GiantAfa, Ax, Hillbilly Jim, Haynes, Hercules, Reed, Smash & Ware
    14AxHillbilly Jim
    15Hillbilly JimSmash
    16Butch ReedKoko B. Ware
    17Koko B. WareHercules
    18SmashBilly Jack Haynes
    19Billy Jack HaynesHercules

    Winner: Hercules

  3. King Kong Bundy def. Jake Roberts (c-o)
  4. Tagteam championship:
    The Hart Foundation (ch) def. Tito Santana & Danny Spivey
    Hart pinned Santana
  5. Ricky Steamboat def. Iron Sheik

Rowdy Roddy Piper announces his retirement from wrestling and his move into Hollywood.

WrestleMania III

1987-03-29, The Silverdome, Pontiac, Michigan, USA

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  1. Can-Am Connection (Rick Martel & Tom Zenk) def. Magnificent Muraco & Cowboy Bob Orton [w/Mr. Fuji]
    Martel pins Muraco after a high cross-body.
  2. Billy Jack Hayes vs. Hercules [w/Bobby "The Brain" Heenan] (double c-o)
    Hayes has Hercules in a Full Nelson outside the ring, getting both men counted out.
  3. Mixed 6-man tag-team match:
    Hillbilly Jim, Haiti Kid & Little Beaver def. King Kong Bundy, Little Tokyo & Lord Littlebrook (DQ)
    Bundy is disqualified for performing an elbow drop on Little Beaver.
  4. "King" Harley Race [w/Bobby "The Brain" Heenan & Fabulous Moolah (Ladies champion)] def. Junkyard Dog
    Stipulation: The loser must kneel and bow before the victor. Race pins Dog after a belly-to-belly suplex.
  5. "Dream Team" (Greg "The Hammer" Valentine & Brutus Beefcake) [w/Luscious Johnny V & Dino Bravo] def. The Rougeau Bros. (Jacques & Raymond)
    Bravo performs takes out Raymond, letting Valentine pin him.
  6. Hair vs. hair match:
    "Rowdy" Roddy Piper def. "Adorable" Adrian Adonis [w/Jimmy Hart] (subm.)
    Adonis submits to a sleeper hold after Piper gets some help from Beefcake, who comes out to cut Adonis' hair. This was Piper's farewell match.
  7. Hart Foundation (Bret "Hit Man" Hart & Jim "The Anvil" Neidhart) (tagteam champions) & Danny Davis [w/Jimmy Hart] def. British Bulldogs (Davey Boy Smith & Dynamite Kid) & Tito Santana
    Davis pins Davey Boy Smith after hitting him with Jimmy Hart's megaphone.
  8. "The Natural" Butch Reed [w/Slick] def. Koko B. Ware
    Reed pins Ware after reversing a cross-body.
  9. Intercontinental championship match:
    Ricky "The Dragon" Steamboat [w/George "The Animal" Steele] def. "Macho Man" Randy Savage (ch) [w/Elizabeth]
    Steamboat wins the title by pinfall after applying a small package on Savage.
  10. Honky Tonk Man [w/Jimmy Hart] def. Jake "The Snake" Roberts [w/Alice Cooper]
    Honky Tonk pins Roberts while holding on to the rope without the referee noticing.
  11. Iron Sheik & Nikolai Volkoff [w/Slick] def. Killer Bees (Jim Brunzell & B. Brian Blair) (DQ)
    "Hacksaw" Jim Duggan attacked The Iron Sheik, giving them the victory by disqualification.
  12. WWF Championship:
    Hulk Hogan (ch) def. André the Giant [w/Bobby "The Brain" Heenan]
    Hogan pins André to retain the title.

King of the Ring 1987

1987-04-09, Providence Civic Center, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
  1. Randy Savage def. Nikolai Volkoff
  2. Jim Brunzell def. Ron Bass
  3. Dan Davis def. Tito Santana
  4. Junkyard Dog def. Toma
  5. Haku def. Brutus Beefcake
  6. Rick Martel def. Dan Spivey
  7. S.D. Jones def. Sika
  8. King Kong Bundy def. One Man Gang
  9. 2nd Round
    Randy Savage def. Jim Brunzell
  10. Dan Davis def. Junkyard Dog
  11. Haku and Rick Martel (2xDQ)
  12. King Kong Bundy def. S.D. Jones
  13. 3rd round
    Randy Savage def. Dan Davis
  14. Final
    Randy Savage def. King Kong Bundy

Saturday Night's Main Event, May 1987

1987-05-02, Joyce Center, South Bend, Indiana, USA

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Shown 1987-05-02 on NBC. Attendance: 9,345.

  1. Kamala def. Jake Roberts
  2. Lumberjack match:
    Randy Savage def. George Steele
  3. Tagteam championship, two out of three falls:
    The British Bulldogs def. The Hart Foundation (ch)
    1. The Hart Foundation was disqualified
    2. Dynamite pinned Neidhart
  4. Intercontinental championship:
    Ricky Steamboat (ch) def. Hercules (DQ)
  5. Rick Martel & Tom Zenk def. Iron Sheik & Nikolai Volkoff
    Martel pinned Sheik

Saturday Night's Main Event, October 1987

1987-10-03, Hersheypark Arena, Hershey, Pennsylvania, USA

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  1. IC championship:
    Randy Savage def. Honkytonk Man (ch) (DQ)
  2. WWF championship:
    Hulk Hogan (ch) def. Sika
  3. King Kong Bundy def. Paul Orndorff
  4. Tagteam championship:
    The Hart Foundation (ch) def. Paul Roma & Jim Powers
    Hart pinned Roma

Legend's battle royal

1987-11-16, The Meadowlands Arena, East Rutherford, New Jersey, USA
  1. Ron Bass def. Jerry Allen (pinfall)
  2. Dan Spivey def. Ivan Putski (pinfall)
  3. Don Muraco def. Hercules (pinfall)
  4. Dino Bravo & Greg Valentine def. Junkyard Dog & Brutus Beefcake
  5. Billy Jack Haynes def. Demolition Smash (pinfall)
  6. Demolition Ax def. Ken Patera (pinfall)
  7. Jake Roberts def. Killer Khan (DQ)
  8. Ted DiBiase def. Ricky Steamboat (pinfall)
  9. Randy Savage def. Harley Race (pinfall)
  10. Lou Thesz won the legends battle royal.
    Also in the battle royal were: Nick Bockwinkle, Bobo Brazil, Gino Brito, Eduardo Carpentier, Al Costello, The Crusher, Dominic DeNucci, Tony Garea, Rene Goulet, Gene Kiniski, Killer Kowalski, Pedro Morales, Pat O' Conner, Baron Scicluna, Arnold Skaaland, Ray Stevens, Jay Strongbow, Art Thomas.
  11. Jake Roberts won a battle royal with all the regular wrestlers that wrestled on the card.

Survivor Series I

1987-11-26, Richfield Colliseum, Richfield, Ohio, USA

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  1. Savage's Team (Randy Savage, Ricky Steamboat, Jake Roberts, Jim Duggan, Brutus Beefcake) def. Honky Tonk Man's Team (Harley Race, Ron Bass, Hercules, Danny Davis, Honky Tonk Man)
    Eliminations in order:
    1. King Harley Race & Hacksaw Jim Duggan (2xCO)
    2. Outlaw Ron Bass by Brutus the Barber Beefcake
    3. Beefcake by Honky
    4. Dangerous Danny Davis by Jake the Snake Roberts
    5. Hercules by Savage
    6. Honky Tonk Man (CO)
    Survivors: Randy Savage, Jake Roberts, Ricky Steamboat
  2. Fabulous Moolah's Team (Fabulous Moolah, Velvet McIntyre, Rockin' Robin, The Jumping Bomb Angels (Itsuki Yamazaki & Noriyo Tateno)) def. Sherri's Team (Sensational Sherri, Marie Dawn, Donna Christianello, Judy Martin, Leilani Kai)
    Eliminations in order:
    1. Donna Christianello by Velvet McIntyre
    2. Dawn Marie by Rockin Robin
    3. Robin by Sherri
    4. Moolah by Judy Martin
    5. Sherri by McIntyre
    6. McIntyre by Leilani Kai
    7. Kai by Tateno
    8. Martin by Yamazaki
    Survivors: The Jumping Bomb Angels
  3. Strike Force's Team (The Strike Force, The Rougeau Bros., The British Bulldogs, The Young Stallions, Killer Bees) def. Hart Foundation's Team (Hart Foundation, Demolition, Islanders, Bolsheviks, New Dream Team (Dino Bravo & Greg Valentine))
    Eliminations in order:
    1. Bolsheviks by Strike Force (Santana pinned Zhukov)
    2. Rougeau Brothers by Demolition (Ax pinned Jacques)
    3. Demolition (DQ)
    4. Strike Force by the Hart Foundation (Neidhart pinned Santana)
    5. The British Bulldogs by the Islanders (Haku pinned Dynamite Kid)
    6. The Dream Team by The Young Stallions (Roma pinned Valentine)
    7. The Hart Foundation by The Killer Bees (Brunzell pinned Hart)
    8. The Islanders by The Killer Bees (Blair pinned Tama)
    Survivors: The Young Stallions, Killer Bees.
  4. André's Team (André the Giant, One Man Gang, Butch Reed, King Kong Bundy, Rick Rude) def. Hogan's Team (Hulk Hogan, Ken Patera, Paul Orndorff, Don Muraco, Bam Bam Bigelow)
    Eliminations in order:
    1. The Natural Butch Reed by Hogan
    2. Ken Patera by The One Man Gang
    3. Paul Orndorff by Ravishing Rick Rude
    4. Rick Rude by The Rock Don Muraco
    5. Muraco by The One Man Gang
    6. Hogan (CO)
    7. King Kong Bundy by Bam Bam Bigelow
    8. The One Man Gang by Bigelow
    9. Bigelow by André
    Survivor: André the Giant.

Saturday Night's Main Event, November 1987

1987-11-28, Seattle Center Coliseum, Seattle, Washington, USA

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  1. Bam Bam Bigelow def. Hercules
  2. George Steele def. Danny Davis
  3. Randy Savage def. Bret Hart
  4. WWF championship: King Kong Bundy def. Hulk Hogan (DQ)
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