First annual tournament to crown the WWF King of the Ring, featuring Bret Hart, Bam Bam Bigelow, Lex Luger, Hacksaw Jim Duggan, Tatanka, Razor Ramon, Mr. Perfect & Mr. Hughes. Also, WWF Title: Hulk Hogan vs. Yokozuna, WWF Intercontinental Title: Shawn Michaels vs. Crush, The Steiner Brothers & The Smoking Gunns vs. Money Inc. & The Headshrinkers
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The dark (non-televised) match before the PPV was USWA Unified World Heavyweight Champion Papa Shango (Charles Wright
) defeating Owen Hart
. See more
Commentator Jim Ross states that Irwin R. Schyster had (at that time) held the tag team titles with 3 different partners on 4 different occasions. This is incorrect. As of this event, I.R.S. had held the titles with Ted DiBiase twice, and Barry Windham twice. Hence, I.R.S. held the tag titles with only two different partners. See more
Hulk Hogan, American hero, You and America are going down, BANZAI!
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