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World Wrestling Federation 1986

1986

Saturday Night's Main Event, January 1986

1986-01-04, The Sundome, Tampa, Florida, USA

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Shown 1986-01-04 on NBC.

  1. Jesse Ventura, Roddy Piper & Bob Orton def. Hillbilly Jim, Uncle Elmer & Cousin Luke
    Piper beat Luke with a sleeper hold.
  2. WWF championship:
    Hulk Hogan (ch) def. Terry Funk
  3. Randy Savage def. George Steele
  4. Flag match:
    Nikolai Volkoff def. Cpl. Kirschner
  5. Junkyard Dog & Ricky Steamboat def. Mr. Fuju & Don Muraco
    Dog pinned Fuji

Saturday Night's Main Event, March 1986

1986-03-01, Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum, Phoenix, Arizona, USA

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Taped 1986-02-15, aired 1986-03-01 on NBC.

  1. Boxing match:
    Mr. T def. "Battling" Bob Orton (c-o)
    Countout in the 2nd round.
  2. King Kong Bundy def. Steve Gatorwolf
  3. WWF championship:
    Hulk Hogan (ch) def. Don Muraco (DQ)
    After the match King Kong Bundy repeatedly splashes Hogan sending him to the hospital.
  4. WWF tagteam championship:
    Brutus Beefcake & Greg Valentine (ch) def. The British Bulldogs
    Valentine pinned Dynamite Kid
  5. Junkyard Dog def. Adrian Adonis

Wrestlemania II

1986-04-07, Nassau Coliseum, Uniondale, New York, USA & Rosemont Horizon, Chicago, Illinois, USA & The Sports Arena, Los Angeles, California, USA

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Matches from Nassau Coliseum:

  1. The Magnificent Muraco [w/Mr. Fuji] vs. "Mr. Wonderful" Paul Orndorff (2xCO)
    The match ends quickly in a double count-out when the brawl moves to outside of the ring.
  2. WWF Intercontinental Championship:
    "Macho Man" Randy Savage (ch) [w/Elizabeth] def. George "The Animal" Steele
    Savage gets a three-count with his legs on the ropes without the referee noticing, retaining the title.
  3. Jake "The Snake" Roberts def. George Wells
    Roberts pins Wells after the DDT.
  4. Boxing match:
    Mr. T def. Rowdy Roddy Piper (dq)
    With both men weary, the match turns into a melee in round 4, with Piper being disqualified for starting it.

Matches from Rosemont Horizon:

  1. WWF ladies championship: Fabulous Moolah (ch) def. Velvet McIntyre
    Moolah gets a quick three-count to retain the title.
  2. Flag Match:
    Corporal Kirchner def. Nikolai Volkoff [w/"Classy" Freddie Blassie]
    Stipulation: The winner gets to raise his flag. Blassie throws a kane in to help Volkoff, but Kirchner intercepts it and gets a quick pinfall victory.
  3. 20 man battle royale, with football starts & wrestlers:
    Elimination order:
    Elim. Name By
    1King TongaBill Fralic (NFL)
    2Jim Convert (NFL)Bill Fralic (NFL)
    3Ernie Holmes (NFL)Big John Studd
    4Jumping Jim BrunzellDan Spivey
    5Tony AtlasWilliam Perry (NFL)
    6Harvey Martin (NFL)Pedro Morales
    7Pedro MoralesHarvey Martin (NFL)
    8Ted ArcidiDan Spivey, B. Brian Blair & Hillbilly Jim
    9Dan SpiveyIron Sheik
    10Hillbilly JimIron Sheik
    11B. Brian BlairIron Sheik
    12Bill Fralic (NFL)Studd & Sheik
    13Iron SheikBruno Sammartino
    14Bruno SammartinoBig John Studd
    15William "Refridgerator" Perry (NFL)Big John Studd
    16Big John StuddWilliam Perry (NFL)
    17Russ Franciss (NFL)Bret Hart & Jim Neidhart
    18Jim "The Anvil" NeidhartAndré the Giant
    19Bret "Hit Man" HartAndré the Giant
    André the Giant

    Winner: André the Giant

  4. WWF Tag Team Championship:
    British Bulldogs (Davey Boy Smith & Dynamite Kid) [w/Captain Louis Albano & Ozzy Osbourn] def. The Dream Team (Brutus Beefcake & Greg "The Hammer" Valentine) (ch) [w/"Luscious" Johnny Valiant]
    Hammer runs right into Davey Boy who is in the ring ropes, getting enough knocked out for Dynamite to pin him to win the titles.

Matches from The Sports Arena:

  1. Ricky Steamboat def. Hercules Hernandez
    Steamboat pins Hercules after a flying bodypress from the top rope.
  2. "Adorable" Adrian Adonis [w/Jimmy Hart] def. Uncle Elmer
    Elmer misses a legdrop, allowing Adonis to perform a headbutt from the top rope to get a pinfall victory.
  3. Funk Brothers (Terry & Hoss (Dory Funk Jr.)) [w/Jimmy Hart] def. Tito Santana & Junk Yard Dog
    Terry attacks Dog with Hart's megaphone, knocking him out to get a pinfall victory.
  4. WWF Championship, Cage match:
    Hulk Hogan (ch) def. King Kong Bundy [w/Bobby "The Brain" Heenan]
    Hogan climbs out of the cage and reaches the floor before Bundy can reach the door, giving him the victory and letting him retain the title.

Saturday Night's Main Event, May 1986

1986-05-03, Civic Center, Providence, Rhode Island, USA

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Shown 1986-05-03 on NBC.

  1. Hulk Hogan & Junkyard Dog def. Terry & Hoss (Dory) Funk
    Hogan pinned Terry.
  2. King Kong Bundy def. Uncle Elmer
  3. Adrian Adonis def. Paul Orndorff (DQ)
  4. Jake Roberts Vs. Ricky Steamboat
    didn't wrestle due to Roberts attacking Steamboat before the bell.
  5. WWF tagteam championship, two out of three falls:
    The British Bulldogs (ch) def. Iron Sheik & Nikolai Volkoff
    Falls:
    1. Sheik forced a Bulldog to submit
    2. Smith pinned Volkoff
    3. Smith pinned Sheik

King of the Ring 1986

1986-07-14, Sullivan Stadium, Foxboro, Massachusetts, USA

The Big Event

1986-08-28, CNE Stadium, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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  1. Killer Bees def. Jimmy Jack Funk & Hoss Funk [w/Jimmy Hart]
  2. The Magnificent Muraco [w/Mr. Fuji] vs. King Tonga (TLD)
    Tonga had Muraco in a pin-fall position when the time limit expired.
  3. Ted Arcidi def. Tony Garea (subm.)
  4. Junkyard Dog def. Adorable Adrian Adonis [w/Jimmy Hart] (CO)
  5. Dick Slater def. Iron Mark Sharpe
  6. Big John Studd, King Kong Bundy & Bobby "The Brain" Heenan def. The Machines (Bill Eadie & BlackJack Mulligan) & Capt. Lou Albano [w/Giant Machine] (DQ)
    Giant Machine (André the Giant) interfered while Heenan's team was triple-teaming Albano, causing his team to be disqualified.
  7. Snakepit Match (No DQ, anything goes):
    Ricky "The Dragon" Steamboat def. Jake "The Snake" Roberts
  8. Billy Jack Haynes def. Hercules Hernandez
  9. The Rougeau Brothers def. Dream Team (Brutus Beefcake & Greg "The Hammer" Valentine)
    Raymond Rougeau pinned Valentine for the victory, despite Jacques being the legal man.
  10. Handsome Harley Race def. Pedro Morales
    Race pinned Morales with his feet on the ropes.
  11. WWF championship:
    Hulk Hogan (ch) def. Paul "Mr. Wonderful" Orndorff [w/Bobby "The Brain" Heenan" (DQ)
    Heenan hit Hogan with a chair while the referee was knocked out. Orndorff had Hogan in a pinfall position, and thought he had won, but instead was disqualified, giving Hogan the title.

Saturday Night's Main Event, October 1986

1986-10-04, Richfield Colliseum, Richfield, Ohio, USA

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Shown 1986-10-04 on NBC. Attendance: 21,000.

  1. WWF championship:
    Hulk Hogan (ch) def. Paul Orndorff (ch)
  2. Ricky Steamboat def. Jake Roberts
  3. Roddy Piper def. Iron Sheik
  4. WWF tagteam championship, two out of three falls:
    The British Bulldogs (ch) def. Brutus Beefcake & Greg Valentine
    Falls:
    1. Valentine forced Dynamite to submit
    2. Dynamite pinned Valentine
    3. Smith pinned Beefcake
  5. Kamala def. Lanny Poffo

Saturday Night's Main Event, November 1986

1986-11-29, Sports Arena, Los Angeles, California, USA

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Shown 1986-11-29 on NBC. Attendance: 16,000.

  1. Intercontinental championship:
    Randy Savage (ch) Vs. Jake Roberts (2xDQ)
  2. WWF championship:
    Hulk Hogan (ch) def. Hercules Hernandez
  3. Roddy Piper def. Bob Orton
  4. The Killer Bees def. The Hart Foundation
    Brunzell pinned Hart
  5. Koko B. Ware def. Nikolai Volkoff
  6. Don Muraco def. Dick "The Rebel" Slater
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