Hulk Hogan & Mr. T vs. Paul Orndorff and Roddy Piper, Intercontinental Champion Greg Valentine vs. The Junk Yard Dog, Tag Team Champions the U.S. Express vs. Nikolai Volkoff and the Iron ... See full summary »
Hulk Hogan goes up against Andre the Giant for the WWF World Championship, while Randy 'Macho Man' Savage battles Ricky Steamboat for the Intercontinental Championship at the Pontiac Silverdome in Detroit.
WWF Title (Cage Match): Hulk Hogan vs. King Kong Bundy, WWF Tag Team Titles: Brutus Beefcake & Greg Valentine vs. The British Bulldogs, WWF Intercontinental Title: Randy Savage vs. Brutus ... See full summary »
King Kong Bundy
Randy Savage, Hulk Hogan, Koko B. Ware, Hercules & Hillbilly Jim vs. Ted DiBiase, Haku, The Twin Towers & Red Rooster. Andre the Giant, Rick Rude, Dino Bravo, Mr. Perfect & Harley Race vs. ... See full summary »
Hulk Hogan, Bam Bam Bigelow, Ken Patera, Don Muracco & Paul Orndorff vs. Andre the Giant, King Kong Bundy, Butch Reed, One Man Gang & Rick Rude. Strike Force, The Killer Bees, Jim Powers & ... See full summary »
André the Giant,
King Kong Bundy,
The first ever Royal Rumble battle royal, a staggered battle royal with a new participant every 2 minutes. Also: WWF Women's Tag Team Championship (2 out of 3 falls) : The Jumping Bomb ... See full summary »
30 men. One ring. Two start, and a new one is introduced every 2 minutes. Only way out: over the top rope. The second annual Royal Rumble features 30 top WWF stars. Also: WWF Women's Title:... See full summary »
Hulk Hogan & Randy Savage vs. Ted DiBiase & Andre the Giant, WWF Intercontinental Title: The Honky Tonk Man vs. The Ultimate Warrior, WWF Tag Team Title: Demolition vs. The Hart Foundation,... See full summary »
WWF Title (Cage Match) The Ultimate Warrior vs. Rick Rude, WWF Intercontinental Title: Mr. Perfect vs. The Texas Tornado, WWF Tag Team Titles (2 out of 3 Falls) Demolition vs. The Hart ... See full summary »
This event was awesome! The wrestlers drew names earlier in the evening, of who they would face. They compete in a tournament to determine who is the king of the ring. The matches for this event were Adrian Adonis vs. Corporal Kirshner, The Dynamite Kid vs. Nikolai Volkoff, Randy Savage vs. Ivan Putski, Davey Boy Smith vs. Ricky Steamboat, Terry Funk vs. Moondog Spot, The Junkyard Dog vs. The Iron Sheik, Tito Santana vs. Don Muraco, and Paul Orndorff vs. Cowboy Bob Orton. This event was an early incarnation of the King of the Ring event the WWF would eventually put on. On top of the tournament going on, Hulk Hogan defended his title against Rowdy Roddy Piper in one of their classic unfinished encounters. This event had awesome quality matches for the times. I particularly enjoyed the match up between The Dynamite Kid and Nikolai Volkoff. It was easy to see how the Dynamite Kid inspired such stars today as Chris Benoit, among others. I anyone is able to find this rare video, I encourage them to do so. This event was wrestling at its best!
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