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Saturday Night’s Main Event #15 (03.88)

WWF Saturday Night’s Main Event #15
March 12, 1988
Nashville, TN
Municipal Auditorium
(Taped on 3/7/1988)

The current WWF Champs were as follows:
World Champion: Vacant
Intercontinental Champion: Honky Tonk Man (6/2/1987)
World Tag Team Champions: Strike Force (10/27/1987)
Women’s Champion: Sensational Sherri (7/24/1987)

Tonight, Macho Man says DiBiase is a bad check and he’s about to get bounced up outta here! Beefcake likes to use hair puns! One Man Gang does his best Brick Tamland impression! Harley Race thinks he’s going to beat Hogan! It must be time for Saturday Night’s Main Event! Oh snap, we have NEW SNME music! It’s pretty rockin’ if I do say so myself!

Your hosts are Vince McMahon and Jesse “The Fedora Hat Wearing” Ventura! Read the rest of this entry

Survivor Series 1987

WWF Survivor Series 1987
November 26, 1987
Richfield, OH
Richfield Coliseum

The current WWF Champs were as follows:
World Champion: Hulk Hogan (1/23/1984)
Intercontinental Champion: Honky Tonk Man (6/2/1987)
World Tag Team Champions: Strike Force (10/27/1987)
Women’s Champion: Sensational Sherri (7/24/1987)

It’s the first-ever Survivor Series! Vince decided that Ted Turner shouldn’t have ALL the fun on Thanksgiving with Starrcade, so he started a tradition of his own. A festivus for the rest of us, if you WEEL.

Your hosts are Gorilla Monsoon and Jesse “The Pilgrim” Ventura. Read the rest of this entry

WrestleMania III

WWF WrestleMania III: Bigger, Badder, Better
March 29, 1987
Pontiac, MI
The Silverdome

The current WWF Champs were as follows:
World Champion: Hulk Hogan (1/23/1984)
Intercontinental Champion: Randy Savage (2/8/1986)
World Tag Team Champions: The Hart Foundation (1/26/1987)
Women’s Champion: The Fabulous Moolah (7/9/1986)

Your hosts are Gorilla Monsoon and Jesse Ventura! Read the rest of this entry

Saturday Night’s Main Event #8 (11.86)

WWF Saturday Night’s Main Event #8
November 29, 1986
Los Angeles, CA
Los Angeles Sports Arena
(Taped on 11/15/1986)

The current WWF Champs were as follows:
World Champion: Hulk Hogan (1/23/1984)
Intercontinental Champion: Randy Savage (2/8/1986)
World Tag Team Champions: The British Bulldogs (4/7/1986)
Women’s Champion: The Fabulous Moolah (7/9/1986)

Jesse Ventura introduces the show! I would be CRAZY to not tell you that he’s wearing a silly toupee! He lets me know that the pleasure of his presence is all mine! HOT DIGGITY! It’s Jake Roberts and tonight, he and his snake Damien are going to SQUEEZE the IC title off Randy Savage! Macho Man screams at Elizabeth to polish his belt better because if he loses tonight, it’s HER fault! Koko B. Ware has come to drop some bombs on Nikolai Volkoff! That match is MONEY! Plus, the Hart Foundation makes their SNME debut against the Killer Bees, and the Hulkster faces the ultimate challenge! And what you gonna do brother, when the 24-inch pythons challenge you?! What does that mean? FIND OUT NEXT ON SNME!

Your hosts are Vince McMahon and Jesse Ventura! Read the rest of this entry

The Big Event

WWF The Big Event
August 28, 1986
Toronto, ON, CA
CNE Stadium

The current WWF Champs were as follows:
World Champion: Hulk Hogan (1/23/1984)
Intercontinental Champion: Randy Savage (2/8/1986)
World Tag Team Champions: The British Bulldogs (4/7/1986)
Women’s Champion: The Fabulous Moolah (7/9/1986)

It just goes to show that uncreative names for events do NOT affect the attendance rate. This show had a crowd of 64,000 and the reason for it is simple: Hulk Hogan vs. Paul Orndorff.

Your hosts are Gorilla Monsoon, the babbling “Luscious” Johnny V, and the incoherent Ernie Ladd. Read the rest of this entry

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