American Wrestling Trivia

World Wrestling Federation 1989


Royal Rumble 1989

1989-01-15, The Summit, Houston, Texas, USA

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  1. Two out of three falls:
    "Hacksaw" Jim Duggan & Hart Foundation (Bret "Hit Man" Hart" & Jim "The Anvil" Neidhart) def. Dino Bravo & Rougeau Brothers (Jacques & Raymond) [w/Jimmy Hart]
    1. Jacques pins Bret Hart after Raymond hits him with the Bombe de Rougeau
    2. Duggan pins Raymond after some confusion as to who is the legal man
    3. Hart pins Bravo after Duggan hits him with his 2-by-4
  2. Women's Championship:
    Rockin Robin (ch) def. Judy Martin
    Sensational Sherri comes to the ring before the match, challenging the winner. Robin pins Martin after a diving crossbody from ring ropes.
  3. Super Posedown between Rick Rude [w/Bobby "The Brain" Heenan"] and Ultimate Warrior
    Ends when Rude attacks Warrior with a steel bar.
  4. King's Crown match:
    King Haku [w/Bobby "The Brain" Heenan] def. Harley Race
    Haku pins Race after a reverse thrust kick, to retain the "King of Wrestling" crown. This match was edited out from the videotape edition.
  5. The Royal Rumble:
    Elim. Ent. #Ent. Name By
    1 2 4Smash [Demolition] (tag ch)André the Giant (3)
    2 5 6Rugged Ronnie GarvinAndré the Giant (3)
    3 7 8Jake "The Snake" RobertsAndré the Giant (3)
    4 1 9Ax [Demolition] (tag ch)Mr. Perfect (4)
    5 310André the Gianthimself (3)
    61113The Honky Tonk ManTito Santana (12) & Butch (10)
    7 814"Outlaw" Ron BassShawn Michaels (9) & Marty Jannetty (14)
    8 616Greg "The Hammer" ValentineMacho Man Randy Savage (15)
    9 916Shawn Michaels [Rockers]Macho Man Randy Savage (15) & Anderson (16)
    101417Marty Jannetty [Rockers]Arn Anderson (16) & Tully Blanchard (17)
    11 418Mr. PerfectHulk Hogan (18)
    121218Tito Santana [Strike Force]Macho Man Randy Savage (15)
    131019Butch [Bushwackers]Bad News Brown (13)
    142020Koko B. WareHulk Hogan (18)
    151920Luke [Bushwackers]Hulk Hogan (18)
    161621Arn Anderson [Brain Busters]Hulk Hogan (18)
    171721Tully Blanchard [Brain Busters]Hulk Hogan (18)
    182121The Warlord [Powers of Pain]Hulk Hogan (18)
    191321Bad News BrownHulk Hogan (18)
    201521Macho Man Randy Savage [Mega Powers] (WWF ch)Hulk Hogan (18)
    211823Hulk Hogan [Mega Powers]Big Boss Man (22) & Akeem (23)
    222223Big Boss Man [Twin Towers]Hulk Hogan (18)
    232430Brutus "The Barber" BeefcakeTed DiBiase (30)
    242830HerculesTed DiBiase (30)
    252530The Red RoosterTed DiBiase (30)
    262630The Barbarian [Powers of Pain]Rick Martel (29)
    272930Rick Martel [Strike Force]Akeem (23)
    282330Akeem [Twin Towers]Big John Studd (27)
    293030"The Million Dollar Man" Ted DiBiaseBig John Studd (27)
    27Big John Studd

    Winner: Big John Studd (27).
    André the Giant eliminated himself when Jake "The Snake" Roberts came back after being eliminated, bringing his snake and scaring him away.

Saturday Night's Main Event, February 1989

1989-02-03, Bradley Center, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA

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  1. Hulk Hogan & Randy Savage def. Twin Towers
    Hogan pinned Akeem
  2. Ted DiBiase def. Hercules

Saturday Night's Main Event, February 1989

1989-02-16, Hersheypark Arena, Hershey, Philadelphia, USA

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  1. Brutus Beefcake def. Rick Rude (DQ)
  2. Hulk Hogan def. Bad News Brown
  3. Ted DiBiase def. Blue Blazer
  4. Brain Busters (Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard) vs. The Rockers (2xCO)
  5. Red Rooster def. Brooklyn Brawler

WrestleMania V

1989-04-02, Trump Plaza, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA

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  1. Hercules def. King Haku [w/Bobby "The Brain" Heenan]
    Hercules pins Haku after a belly-to-belly suplex.
  2. Twin Towers (Akeem & Big Boss Man) [w/Slick] def. Rockers (Shawn Michaels & Marty Jannetty)
    Akeem pins Michaels after a big splash.
  3. Brutus "The Barber" Beefcake vs "Million Dollar Man" Ted DiBiase [w/Virgil] (2xCO)
    Both men are counted out as they kept brawling after leaving the ring.
  4. Bushwackers (Luke & Butch) def. The Fabulous Rougeau Brothers (Jacques & Raymond) [w/Jimmy Hart]
    Luke pinned Raymond for the victory.
  5. Mr. Perfect def. Blue Blazer (Owen Hart)
    Perfect locks the Blazer in the Perfect plex, to get a pinfall victory.
  6. WWF Tag Team Championship, Handicap match:
    Demolition (Ax & Smash) (ch) def. Powers of Pain (Warlord & Barbarian) & Mr. Fuji
    Ax pinned Mr. Fuji to retain the titles.
  7. Dino Bravo [w/Frenchy Martin] def. Rugged Ronnie Garvin
    Bravo pinned Garvin for the victory.
  8. Brainbusters (Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard) [w/Bobby "The Brain" Heenan] def. Strike Force (Rick Martel & Tito Santana)
    Martel walks out on his partner, leaving Santana to be pinned by Anderson.
  9. Special guest referee: Big John Studd
    Jake "The Snake" Roberts def. André the Giant [w/Bobby "The Brain" Heenan] (DQ)
    Ted DiBiase comes down to ringside, grabbing Robert's snake. Meanwhile, André attacked Studd, getting himself disqualified.
  10. Hart Foundation (Bret "Hit Man" Hart & Jim "The Anvil" Neidhart) def. Rhythm and Blues (Honky Tonk Man & Greg "The Hammer" Valentine) [w/Jimmy Hart]
    Bret Hart hits Honky Tonk with Jimmy Hart's megaphone, and gets a pinfall victory.
  11. WWF Intercontinental Championship:
    "Ravishing" Rick Rude [w/Bobby "The Brain" Heenan] def. Ultimate Warrior (ch)
    Rude pins Warrior when Heenan holds on to his leg, stopping him from kicking out.
  12. Bad News Brown vs. "Hacksaw" Jim Duggan (2xDQ)
    Brown grabs a steel chair, and Duggan his plank, and when they start fighting with the tool, they both are disqualified.
  13. Red Rooster def. Bobby "The Brain" Heenan [w/Brooklyn Brawler]
    Rooster gets a quick pinfall on Heenan.
  14. WWF Championship:
    Hulk Hogan def. "Macho Man" Randy Savage (ch)
    Macho Man tries an elbow drop from the top rope, but Hogan stands up, He then applies the boot and a legdrop to get a pinfall victory to become the new champion.

Saturday Night's Main Event, April 1989

1989-04-25, Veterans Memorial Auditorium, Des Moines, Iowa, USA

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Aired 1989-05-27.

  1. Intercontinental championship:
    "Hacksaw" Jim Duggan def. "Ravishing" Rick Rude (ch) [w/Bobby "The Brain" Heenan] (CO)
    Duggan wins the match when Rude is knocked out of the ring and does not return before the ten count. Rude keeps the title.
  2. "Macho Man" Randy Savage [w/Sensational Sherri] def. Jim "The Anvil" Neidhart
    Savage pins Neidhart for the victory.
  3. WWF championship, steel cage match:
    Hulk Hogan def. Big Boss Man [w/Slick & Zeus]
    Hogan climbs out of the ring to win the match and retain the title.
  4. Tagteam championship:
    Brain Busters (Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard) [w/Bobby "The Brain" Heenan] def. Demolition (Ax & Smash) (ch) (DQ)
    Demolition is disqualified when Smash attacks the referee.
  5. "Superfly" Jimmy Snuka def. Boris Zhukov [w/Slick)
    Snuka pins Zhukov to win the match.

Saturday Night's Main Event, July 1989

1989-07-18, Worcester Centrum, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA

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  1. WWF championship:
    Hulk Hogan (ch) def. Honky Tonk Man
  2. Jimmy Snuka def. Greg Valentine
  3. Brutus Beefcake def. Randy Savage (DQ)
  4. Tagteam championship, two out of three falls:
    Brain Busters (Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard) def. Demolition (ch)
    Smash pinned Anderson for the first fall, Demolition was disqualified for the second fall, and Anderson pinned Smash for the third fall

Summerslam 1989

1989-08-28, The Meadowlands Arena, East Rutherford, New Jersey, USA

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  1. Brain Busters (tagteam champions) def. Hart Foundation
  2. Dusty Rhodes def. Honky Tonk Man
  3. Mr. Perfect def. "Red Rooster" Terry Taylor
  4. Rick Martel & Fabulous Rougeaus def. Tito Santana & The Rockers
  5. Intercontinental championship match
    Ultimate Warrior def. Ravishing Rick Rude (ch)
  6. Demolition & "King" Duggan def. Twin Towers & André the Giant
  7. Hercules def. Greg "The Hammer" Valentine (DQ)
    Guest ring announces: Ronnie Garvin. Valentine originally won, but Garvin announced a DQ win for Hercules
  8. Ted DiBiase def. Superfly Jimmy Snuka
  9. Main Event
    Hulk Hogan (WWF champion) & Brutus Beefcake def. Randy Savage & Zeus

Saturday Night's Main Event, September 1989

1989-09-21, Riverfront Coliseum, Cincinatti, Ohio, USA

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Aired 1989-10-14.

  1. "Macho King" Randy Savage [w/Sensational Sherri] def. "Superfly" Jimmy Snuka
    Savage pins Snuka, while pulling his tights.
  2. WWF championship:
    Hulk Hogan (ch) def. "Million Dollar Man" Ted DiBiase [w/Zeus]
    Hogan rolls up DiBiase in the small package for the pinfall victory.
  3. Roddy Piper def. Haku [w/Bobby "The Brain" Heenan]
    Piper pins Haku for the victory.
  4. Tito Santana [w/Red Rooster, Brutus "The Barber" Beefcake, Dusty Rhodes] vs. Rick Martel [w/Slick, Jimmy Hart, The Honky Tonk Man, Slick, Big Boss Man, Akeem] (2xDQ)
    These two former tagteam partners took their respective Survivor Series team with them to the ring. When everyone jumps into the ring, the match ends in a double disqualification.
  5. Bushwackers (Luke & Butch) def. Fabulous Rougeaus (Jacques & Raymond) [w/Jimmy Hart]
    Butch pinned Jacques.

King of the Ring 1989

1989-10-14, Providence Civic Center, Providence, Rhode Island, USA

Saturday Night's Main Event, October 1989

1989-10-31, Kansas Expo Center, Topeka, Kansas, USA

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  1. Intercontinental championship:
    Ultimate Warrior def. André the Giant (DQ)
  2. WWF championship:
    Lanny Poffo def. Hulk Hogan (ch) (CO)
  3. Dusty Rhodes def. Big Bossman
  4. Mr. Perfect def. Red Rooster
  5. Two out of three falls match:
    Rockers def. Brain Busters (Tully Blanchard & Arn Anderson)
    Jannetty pinned Blanchard for the first fall, Blanchard pinned Michaels for the second, and Michaels pinned Anderson for the third

Survivor Series 1989

1989-11-23, Rosemont Horizon, Chicago, Illinois, USA

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  1. Dream Team (Dusty Rhodes, Brutus Beefcake, Tito Santana, Red Rooster) def. The Enforcers (Honky Tonk Man, Bad News Brown, Big Boss Man, Rick Martel)
    Eliminations in order:
    1. Tito Santana by The Model Rick Martel
    2. Bad News Brown (CO)
    3. Honky Tonk Man by Brutus The Barber Beefcake
    4. Martel by Beefcake
    5. Red Rooster by the Big Boss Man
    6. Boss Man by Dusty Rhodes
    Survivors: Dusty Rhodes, Brutus Beefcake.
  2. King's Court ("Macho King" Randy Savage, Dino Bravo, Greg "The Hammer" Valentine, Earthquake) def. The four-by-fours ("Hacksaw" Jim Duggan, Ronnie Garvin, Bret "Hit Man" Hart, Hercules
    Eliminations in order:
    1. Hercules by Earthquake
    2. Greg The Hammer Valentine by Hacksaw Jim Duggan
    3. Rugged Ronnie Garvin by Dino Bravo
    4. Bret Hart by Macho King Randy Savage
    5. Duggan (CO)
    Survivors: "Macho King" Randy Savage, Earthquake, Dino Bravo.
  3. The Hulkamaniacs (Hulk Hogan, Jake Roberts, Ax, Smash) def. The Million Dollar Team (Ted DiBiase, Zeus, Warlord, Barbarian)
    Eliminations in order:
    1. Zeus (DQ)
    2. Ax by the Warlord
    3. Smash by the Barbarian
    4. Warlord & Barbarian (DQ)
    5. Jake the snake Roberts by Ted DiBiase
    6. DiBiase by Hogan
    Survivor: Hulk Hogan.
  4. Rude's Brood (Rick Rude, Mr. Perfect, Jacques Rougeaus, Raymond Rougeaus) def. Roddy's Rowdies (Rowdy Roddy Piper, "Superfly" Jimmy Snuka, Luke, Butch)
    Eliminations in order:
    1. Jacques Rougeau by Jimmy Superfly Snuka
    2. Raymond Rougeau by Roddy Piper
    3. Butch by Mr. Perfect
    4. Luke by Ravishing Rick Rude
    5. Rude and Piper (2xCO)
    6. Snuka by Mr. Perfect
    Survivor: Mr. Perfect.
  5. The Ultimate Warriors (The Ultimate Warrior, Jim "The Anvil" Neidhart, Shawn Michaels, Marty Jannetty) def. The Heenan Family (Bobby Heenan, Arn Anderson, Haku, André the Giant
    Eliminations in order:
    1. André The Giant (CO)
    2. Jim Neidhart by Haku
    3. Marty Jannetty by Bobby Heenan
    4. Haku by Shawn Michaels
    5. Michaels by Arn Anderson
    6. Anderson by the Warrior
    7. Heenan by the Warrior
    Survivor: The Ultimate Warrior.
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