In the early 80's, Vince McMahon began a "WWF Superstars of Wrestling" as a Saturday morning, family friendly version of professional wrestling. He built a phenomenon around such characters as Hulk Hogan, Macho Man Randy Savage, The Junk Yard Dog, Andre the Giant, Demolition, and later Bret Hitman Hart, The Undertaker & Shawn Michaels. The show featured pro wrestling and soap opera-esque storylines. The show ended its thirteen year run in 1997, when the WWF moved into edgier territory with its RAW program.
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[Hacksaw Jim Duggan has just defeated King Haku for the crown and cape
The winner and the new King of the World Wrestling Federation - Hacksaw Jim Duggan.
During the 1986-1989 seasons films of the WWF wrestlers are shown during the opening credits. See more
Spin-off WWF Challenge