Wrestlemania 1988 (4)

WrestleMania 4

What the World is Watching

Date: March 27 1988

Venue: Historic Atlantic City Convention Hall

City: Atlantic City, New Jersey

Attendance: 18,165

  1. Bad News Brown won a 20-Man Battle Royal
  2. Ted DiBiase (accompanied by Virgil and Andre the Giant) defeated Jim Duggan in a First Round Tournament match
  3. Don Muraco (accompanied by Billy Graham) defeated Dino Bravo (accompanied by Frenchy Martin) via DQ in a First Round Tournament match
  4. Greg Valentine (accompanied by Jimmy Hart) defeated Ricky Steamboat (accompanied by Little Dragon) in a First Round Tournament match
  5. Randy Savage (accompanied by Miss Elizabeth) defeated Butch Reed (accompanied by Slick) in a First Round Tournament match
  6. One Man Gang (accompanied by Slick) defeated Bam Bam Bigelow (accompanied by Oliver Humperdink) via count-out
  7. Rick Rude (accompanied by Bobby Heenan) fought Jake Roberts to a time-limit draw in a First Round Tournament match
  8. The Ultimate Warrior defeated Hercules (accompanied by Bobby Heenan)
  9. Hulk Hogan fought Andre the Giant (accompanied by Ted DiBiase and Virgil) to a double DQ in a Quarter Final Tournament match
  10. Ted DiBiase defeated Don Muraco (accompanied by Billy Graham) in a Quarter Final Tournament match
  11. Randy Savage (accompanied by Miss Elizabeth) defeated Greg Valentine (accompanied by Jimmy Hart) in a Quarter Final Tournament match
  12. Brutus Beefcake defeated The Honky Tonk Man (c) (accompanied by Jimmy Hart and Peggy Sue) via DQ in a match for the WWE Intercontinental Championship
    • The Honky Tonk Man retained the WWE Intercontinental Championship as a result of the DQ finish
  13. The Islanders: Haku and Tama & Bobby Heenan defeated The British Bulldogs: Davey Boy Smith and Dynamite Kid & Koko B. Ware
  14. Randy Savage (accompanied by Miss Elizabeth) defeated One Man Gang (accompanied by Slick) via DQ
  15. Demolition: Ax and Smash (accompanied by Mr. Fuji) defeated Strike Force: Rick Martel and Tito Santana (c) to capture the WWE Tag Team Championship
  16. Randy Savage (accompanied by Miss Elizabeth and Hulk Hogan) defeated Ted DiBiase (accompanied by Andre the Giant) to capture the vacant WWE Championship

Battle Royal Stats:

Elimination OrderCompetitorEliminator
1. Sam HoustonDanny Davis
2. SikaJunkyard Dog, Hillbilly Jim and B. Brian Blair
3. Jim NeidhartGeorge Steele
4. B. Brian BlairBad News Brown and Jacques Rougeau
5. Raymond RougeauJim Brunzell
6. Jim BrunzellJacques Rougeau
7. George SteeleDisqualified
8. Ron BassJunkyard Dog
9. Hillbilly JimBoris Zhukov
10. Danny DavisPaul Roma
11. Jim PowersBad News Brown
12. Nikolai VolkoffKen Patera
13. Ken PateraBad News Brown
14. Boris ZhukovKen Patera
15. Jacques RougeauHarley Race
16. Harley RaceJunkyard Dog
17. Paul RomaBad News Brown
18. Junkyard DogBret Hart and Bad News Brown
19. Bret HartBad News Brown
WINNER: Bad News Brown

Image Credit: WWE WrestleMania Classic Theme YouTube Page

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