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WrestleMania IV (1988)

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14 WWF Superstars compete for the vacant WWF World Heavweight Championship in a one night tournament live from the Trump Plaza.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Ted DiBiase ...
Greg Valentine ...
Bruce Reed ...
The Natural Butch Reed
Scott Bigelow ...
Jim Duggan ...
Elizabeth Hulette ...
Miss Elizabeth
Rick Rude ...
Richard Blood ...
Don Muraco ...
Jake Roberts ...
Adolph Bresciano ...
Wayne Farris ...


For the first time in history, the WWF Title stands vacant. A one night tournament, with 14 participants, is held to crown a new champion. In the tournament are Hulk Hogan, Andre the Giant, Ted DiBiase, Randy Savage, The One Man Gang, Don Muraco, Jim Duggan, Ricky Steamboat, Greg Valentine, Dino Bravo, Jake Roberts, Bam Bam Bigelow, & Rick Rude. Also, WWF Intercontinental Title: The Honky Tonk Man vs. Brutus Beefcake, WWF Tag Team Championship: Strike Force vs. Demolition, The Ultimate Warrior vs. Hercules, 20 man over the top battle Royal. Written by Anonymous

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27 March 1988 (USA)  »

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This WrestleMania featured 16 matches, making it the WrestleMania with the most matches. See more »


Gorilla Monsoon accidentally calls Ted DiBiase "Hulkster" during his match with Randy Savage. See more »


Jesse Ventura: [to Monsoon as Macho Man and Miss Elizabeth come down for the final match for the vacated WWF belt] Try to concentrate on wrestling. I know its hard for you.
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Followed by WrestleMania VIII (1992) See more »

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14 man tournament for the vacant World Wrestling Championship!
1 July 2002 | by (Vancouver, B.C.) – See all my reviews

Match 1: Bad News Brown won a 20-man battle royal Match 2: Brutus Beefcake defeated Intercontinental Champion Honky Tonk Man via DQ Match 3: The Islanders & Bobby Heenan defeated the British Bulldogs & Koko B. Ware via pinfall Match 4: Demolition defeated Strike Force for the Tag Team Championship Round One, Championship Tournament: Ted DiBiase defeated Hacksaw Jim Duggan Don Muraco defeated Dino Bravo by DQ Greg "the Hammer" Valentine defeated Ricky "the Dragon" Steamboat via pinfall Randy "Macho Man" Savage defeated Butch Reed via pinfall One Man Gang defeated Bam Bam Bigelow via countout Rick Rude and Jake "the Snake" Roberts wrestled to a 15-minute draw

Round Two- Championship Tournament: Andre the Giant and Hulk Hogan wrestled to a double DQ Ted DiBiase defeated Don Muraco via pinfall Randy Savage defeated Greg Valentine via pinfall Semifinals, Championship Tournament: Randy Savage defeated One Man Gang by DQ

Finals- Championship Tournament: Randy Savage defeated Ted DiBiase to capture the World Wrestling World Wrestling Championship

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