Butch Reed left the WWF shortly after this event, upset that a promised feud with Randy Savage was canceled. He later joined the NWA, and was vocally critical of the WWF and its booking of African American wrestlers.
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Ted DiBiase was originally scheduled to win the WWF Championship Tournament. But when the Honky Tonk Man refused to lose his Intercontinental Championship to Randy Savage, Vince McMahon decided to appease the Macho Man by having Savage win the WWF Title. The Million Dollar Championship was created for Ted as a direct result of this.
The second WrestleMania to have a disqualification or count-out ending to a title match. The Honky Tonk Man became the second man to retain the Intercontinental title at WrestleMania despite losing the match, and the first to do so by disqualification (Greg Valentine was counted out at WrestleMania 1).