Browsing Archive: April, 2015

WWF - Wrestlemania 8 - Bret Hart v Roddy Piper

Posted by Kevin Kay on Tuesday, April 28, 2015, In : WWF/E Matches 

MATCH : Bret Hart v Roddy Piper

PROMOTION : WWF

EVENT : Wrestlemania 8

VENUE : Hoosier Dome, Indianapolis, Indiana

DATE : 5th April 1992

CHAMPIONSHIP : WWF Intercontinental Title

 

BACKGROUND : Bret Hart had lost the Intercontinental Title to The Mountie at the beginning of 1992 in a match where he was attacked and not 100%. The Mountie would not hold the belt for very long though as he would lose it to Roddy Piper at the Royal Rumble. This would be the only time Piper would hold a belt in the WWF/E...


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WWF - Bob Backlund v Hulk Hogan - 1980

Posted by Kevin Kay on Tuesday, April 21, 2015, In : WWF/E Matches 

MATCH : Bob Backlund v Hulk Hogan

PROMOTION : WWF

EVENT : Philadelphia Live Event

VENUE : Philadelphia Spectrum, Pennsylvania

DATE : 12th April 1980

CHAMPIONSHIP : WWF World Title

 

BACKGROUND : This match took place four years before the big boom of Hulkamania and the rise of good guy Hulk Hogan. At this time frame the biggest face in Pro Wrestling is clean cut WWF World Champion Bob Backlund and his opponent is the heel persona Hogan managed by Freddie Blassie. Hogan was building momentum with his...


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WWF - Greg Valentine v Tito Santana - Cage Match for IC Title

Posted by Kevin Kay on Tuesday, April 14, 2015, In : WWF/E Matches 

MATCH : Greg Valentine v Tito Santana

PROMOTION : WWF

EVENT : Baltimore Live Event

VENUE : Baltimore, Maryland

DATE : 6th July 1985

CHAMPIONSHIP : WWF Intercontinental Title

STIPULATION : Cage Match

 

BACKGROUND : Greg 'The Hammer' Valentine came in to the WWF at the beginning of 1984 and soon began targeting Tito Santana's Intercontinental Title. Valentine and Santana faced off up and down the country until 'The Hammer' managed to win the belt in September of that year. This didn't end the feud thou...


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WWF - Bob Backlund v Sgt Slaughter - Cage Match for WWF Title

Posted by Kevin Kay on Tuesday, April 7, 2015, In : WWF/E Matches 

MATCH : Bob Backlund v Sgt Slaughter

PROMOTION : WWF

EVENT : Philadelphia Spectrum Event

VENUE : Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

DATE : 21st March 1981

CHAMPIONSHIP : WWF World Title

STIPULATION : Cage Match

 

BACKGROUND : Bob Backlund had now been WWF World Champion for over three years and was beating all challengers in all types of matches. His latest challenge was that of Sgt Slaughter managed by the evil Grand Wizard. Slaughter had quickly rose to the number one contender spot on the back of his cobr...


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