This Day in Wrestling History for 3/9

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– Graham Cawthon

Pittsburgh, PA – March 9, 1963
Television taping:
WWWF World Champion Buddy Rogers defeated Gene Kelly
Bruno Sammartino defeated Ivan Zhukoff

WWWF @ Washington DC – Coliseum – March 9, 1964
Pedro Morales vs. Rocky Cookson

WWWF @ Hagerstown, MD ? March 9, 1965
WWWF World Champion Bruno Sammartino defeated Waldo Von Erich

WWWF @ Philadelphia, PA – Arena – March 9, 1968
Bill Miller vs. Roberto Gonzalez
Louis Cerdan vs. Virgil the Kentucky Butcher
Earl Maynard vs. Bull Johnson
Victor Rivera vs. Hans Mortier
Little Beaver & Little Joe vs. Cowboy Bradley & Frenchy Lamont
WWWF World Champion Bruno Sammartino & Dominic DeNucci defeated Prof. Toru Tanaka & Bull Ramos via disqualification

WWWF @ New York City, NY – Madison Square Garden – March 9, 1970 (14,328)
Sky Low Low & Little Brutus defeated Joey Russell & Don Harvey in a Best 2 out of 3 falls match
Joe Turco pinned Jack Vansky at 10:04
Eric the Red pinned Jean Dubois at 10:05
Gorilla Monsoon & Mario Milano defeated Ernie Ladd & Prof. Toru Tanaka in a Best 2 out of 3 falls match; fall #1: Milano & Monsoon won; fall #2: Ladd & Tanaka won; fall #3: Milano & Monsoon won
Ivan Koloff fought Victor Rivera to a 20-minute draw
WWWF World Champion Bruno Sammartino defeated Karl Kovacs at 16:45
Killer Kowalski fought Waldo Von Erich to a curfew draw at 8:34

WWWF @ Augusta, ME – Augusta Armory – March 9, 1971
Arnold Skaaland defeated Lee Wong
Blackjack Mulligan defeated Manny Soto
Johnny Rodz defeated Gene DuBois
Gorilla Monsoon & Jay Strongbow defeated Bull Pometti & Joe Turco in a Best 2 out of 3 falls match, 2-0
WWWF World Champion Pedro Morales defeated the Wolfman in 15:03

WWWF @ North Attleboro, MA – Witschi’s Sports Arena – March 9, 1973
Joe Turco vs. Joe Crugnale
Ben Ortiz vs. Chuck Richards
Buddy Wolfe vs. Lee Wong
Pacific Coast Champion Freddie Blassie vs. Tony Garea
Gorilla Monsoon vs. King Curtis

WWWF @ Albany, NY – Amrory – March 9, 1973
Bull Pometti vs. Frank DePaula
Mike Conrad vs. Ricky Sexton
Mr. Fuji vs. El Olympico
Sonny King vs. Mr. Fuji (Best 2 out of 3 falls)
WWWF World Champion Pedro Morales vs. Moondog Mayne

WWWF @ Philadelphia, PA – March 9, 1974
Stan Stasiak defeated Manuel Soto
Larry Zbyzsko defeated Johnny Rodz
Nikolai Volkoff defeated Arnold Skaaland
The Fabulous Moolah & Christanello defeated Kaye & Patterson
WWWF Tag Team Champions Dean Ho & Tony Garea defeated Prof. Tanaka & Mr. Fuji
WWWF World Champion Bruno Sammartino defeated Larry Hennig in a Texas Death match at 12:52

WWWF @ Bangor, ME – March 9, 1977
SD Jones defeated Jan Nelson
Ken Patera defeated Pete Austin
Baron Von Raschke & Stan Stasiak defeated WWWF Tag Team Champions Chief Jay Strongbow & Billy Whitewolf via count-out
Doug Gilbert defeated Pete Doherty
Tony Garea defeated Baron Mikel Scicluna

WWWF @ White Plains, NY – Westchester County Civic Center – March 9, 1977
Manuel Soto fought Johnny Rodz to a no contest
Pete Sanchez defeated Tony Altimore
Tor Kamata defeated Jose Gonzalez
Carlos Rocha defeated Don Serano
Ivan Putski & Larry Zbyzsko defeated the Executioners via disqualification

WWWF @ Worcester, MA – Memorial Auditorium – March 9, 1978
SD Jones vs. Johnny Rodz
Dominic DeNucci vs. Baron Mikel Scicluna
Gorilla Monsoon vs. Stan Stasiak
WWWF World Champion Bob Backlund vs. Spiros Arion
Also included a midgets match

WWWF @ Poughkeepsie, NY – Mid-Hudson Civic Center – March 9, 1978
Joe Turco defeated Dennis Johnson
Frankie Williams fought Ted Adams to a draw
Peter Maivia defeated Ken Patera via count-out
Butcher Vachon defeated Steve King
Larry Zbyszko & Tony Garea defeated Mr. Fuji & Prof. Toru Tanaka via disqualification

– 3/9/79: Melina Perez was born.

WWWF @ North Attleboro, MA – March 9, 1979
Johnny Rodz defeated Fred Marzito
Frank Rodriguez fought Steve King to a draw
Bulldog Brower defeated Frankie Williams
Ivan Putski defeated Peter Maivia via disqualification
Greg Valentine pinned Steve Travis

WWWF @ Vineland – March 9, 1979
Jack Evans fought Larry Sharpe to a draw
Allan Coage defeated SD Jones
Dominic DeNucci defeated Victor Rivera
Nikolai Volkoff fought Baron Mikel Scicluna to a double count-out
Jerry & Johnny Valiant defeated Larry Zbyszko & Tony Garea via count-out

WWF @ Hamburg, PA – Fieldhouse – March 9, 1983
All Star Wrestling taping:
Dark match after the taping: Swede Hanson vs. Big John Studd

WWF @ Hagerstown, MD – March 9, 1983
Jose Estrada defeated Barry Hart
Johnny Rodz defeated Miguel Feliciano
Joyce Grable defeated Judy Martin
Liz Chase defeted Terri Shane
Jimmy Snuka & Rocky Johnson defeated the Wild Samoans via disqualification

WWF @ Sacramento, CA – March 9, 1984
David Schultz defeated Guy Lambert
The Iron Sheik defeated Jerry Monti
Tony Atlas fought Paul Orndorff to a draw
Roddy Piper defeated Tony Rocco
Tony Garea & Al Madril defeated Mr. Fuji & Sgt. Slaughter via count-out
WWF IC Champion Tito Santana defeated the Masked Superstar via disqualification
WWF World Champion Hulk Hogan fought Big John Studd to a no contest

WWF @ Atlanta, GA – WTBS Studios – March 9, 1985 (am taping)
WWF Georgia Championship Wrestling taping:
3/9/85 – included Gorilla Monsoon on commentary; featured Freddie Miller conducting studio interviews with the Junkyard Dog, Wendi Richter, Big John Studd, and Tito Santana; also featured a pre-taped interview with WWF World Champion Hulk Hogan & Mr. T:
Ivan Putski pinned the Demon at 9:31 with the Polish Hammer
Brutus Beefcake pinned Tony Fox at 5:44 with a running kneelift
George Wells pinned Rick Conner at 6:04 with a running headbutt
Tito Santana defeated Snake Brown via submission at 6:42 with the figure-4; during the bout, Jimmy Hart briefly joined Gorilla Monsoon for guest commentary
King Kong Bundy (w/ Jimmy Hart) defeated Tracy Store & Deep Rivers in a handicap match at 3:21 by pinning Store with an elbow drop following the Avalanche in the corner
Wendi Richter pinned Donna Christiantello at 10:25 with a reverse roll up into a bridge
The Junkyard Dog pinned Chris Powers at 4:40 with the powerslam
Big John Studd defeated Hollywood Brown & Rocky Montana in a handicap match at 1:43 by pinning both men after slamming Brown on top of his partner

WWF Championship Wrestling
Taped 2/12/85; Poughkeepsie, NY; Mid-Hudson Civic Center
3/9/85 – included Paul Orndorff as a guest of the Piper’s Pit; featured footage of Hulk Hogan & Mr. T in training for WrestleMania; included footage of Gene Okerlund interviewing Wendi Richter & Cyndi Lauper at MSG following Richter’s loss of the women’s title:
The Junkyard Dog pinned AJ Petruzzi at 2:58 with the powerslam
Don Muraco (w/ Mr. Fuji) pinned Pete Pompeii with the tombstone at the 3-minute mark
Hillbilly Jim defeated Charlie Fulton via submission with the bearhug at 2:36
The Iron Sheik & Nikolai Volkoff (w/ Freddie Blassie) defeated Sean & Brian O’Grady at 2:17 when Sean submitted to Sheik’s Camel Clutch
WWF IC Champion Greg Valentine (w/ Jimmy Hart) defeated Aldo Marino via submission with the figure-4 at 2:48

WWF All Star Wrestling
Taped 2/20/85; Brantford, Ontario; Civic Centre
3/9/85 – included Paul Orndorff as a guest of the Piper’s Pit, from the 3/9/85 Championship Wrestling:
David Sammartino defeated an unknown
Don Muraco defeated an unknown
Tony Atlas & Tito Santana defeated two unknowns
Big John Studd (w/ Bobby Heenan) pinned Pete Pompeii with a powerslam and elbow drop; prior to the bout, Andre the Giant came ringside but was ordered backstage by referee Danny Davis

WWF @ Landover, MD – Capital Center – March 9, 1986
Ted Arcidi defeaed Rene Goulet
Pedro Morales defeated Barry O
Hercules defeated SD Jones
Ricky Steamboat defeated Bret Hart
Jim Neidhart defeated Sivi Afi
Jake Roberts defeated Scott McGhee
Davey Boy Smith defeated WWF Tag Team Champion Greg Valentine via disqualification
The Dynamite Kid defeated WWF Tag Team Champion Brutus Beefcake
Tito Santana defeated WWF IC Champion Randy Savage via count-out
WWF World Champion Hulk Hogan & the Junkyard Dog defeated Terry & Dory Funk Jr.

WWF @ Detroit, MI – Joe Louis Arena – March 9, 1986 (13,000)
WWF Women’s Champion the Fabulous Moolah defeated Linda Gonzalez
Tony Atlas pinned Paul Christy
Dan Spivey pinned Iron Mike Sharpe
Lanny Poffo pinned Moondog Spot
Jim Brunzell & B. Brian Blair defeated Les Thornton & Steve Lombardi
Roddy Piper fought Paul Orndorff to a double count-out
King Kong Bundy pinned Hillbilly Jim
George Wells pinned Ron Shaw
Nikolai Volkoff & the Iron Sheik defeated George Steele & Cpl. Kirchner

WWF @ Springfield, IL – Prairie Capital Civic Center – March 9, 1987 (5,617)
Outback Jack pinned the Assassin (Randy Culley)
Hercules pinned Hillbilly Jim
The Islanders defeated the Iron Sheik & Nikolai Volkoff
Tito Santana defeated Butch Reed via disqualification

WWF @ Louisville, KY – Louisville Gardens – March 9, 1987
Included Billy Jack Haynes

WWF @ Ft. Wayne, IN – Allen County War Memorial – March 9, 1987
Included Ricky Steamboat

WWF @ Lexington, KY – Rupp Arena – March 9, 1987
Included Davey Boy Smith & the Dynamite Kid

WWF Prime Time Wrestling
– Outback Jack pinned Barry O with a bulldog at 3:33 (2/23/87; Madison Square Garden)
– Koko B. Ware pinned Sika at 4:51 with a roll up following a dropkick to the back after sliding under the ring and coming out the other end; after the bout, Sika attacked Koko and threw him out of the ring (2/23/87; Madison Square Garden)
– Tito Santana fought Butch Reed (w/ Slick) to a double disqualification at 12:10 when, as Slick attempted to interfere with his cane, Koko B. Ware came out and knocked Slick out of the ring; after the bout, Santana and Koko cleared the ring (2/23/87; Madison Square Garden)
– Paul Roma pinned Salvatore Bellomo at 12:23 with a powerslam (2/23/87; Madison Square Garden)
– The Honkytonk Man (w/ Jimmy Hart) pinned Pedro Morales at 11:58 with his feet on the ropes; Slick did guest commentary for the bout, subbing for Bobby Heenan (2/23/87; Madison Square Garden)
– Jake Roberts defeated King Kong Bundy via count-out at 9:17 when Bundy pushed Roberts back inside the ring following a ringside brawl; after the bout, Bundy missed the Avalanche in the corner with Roberts then chasing Bundy, Heenan, and Jimmy Hart – who did guest commentary for the bout – backstage with Damien (Jake “The Snake” Roberts) (2/23/87; Madison Square Garden)

WWF @ Watertown, NY – High School – March 9, 1988
? defeated David Sammartino; Sammartino was arrested that night after assaulting a heckling fan, Martin Gallagher, and kicking him in the mouth; Gallagher received an undisclosed settlement from the WWF and Sammartino was barred from wrestling in a WWF ring, according to the Syracuse Post Standard

WWF @ Winston-Salem, NC – Coliseum – March 9, 1988 (9,000; sell out)
WWF Superstars taping:
Todd Champion defeated Barry Horowitz
Prime Time Wrestling – 3/21/88: B. Brian Blair & Jim Brunzell defeated the Conquistadors at 6:50 when Blair scored the pin with an elbow drop from the middle rope as Brunzell was covered, after the Killer Bees put on their masks and constantly switched in and out of the ring behind the referee’s back
Prime Time Wrestling – 3/21/88: Greg Valentine (w/ Jimmy Hart) defeated Lanny Poffo via submission with the figure-4 at 3:52
Prime Time Wrestling – 3/21/88: Ken Patera defeated Tom Stone via submission with the full nelson at 3:42
Prime Time Wrestling – 4/18/88: Ron Bass pinned Reno Riggins with the Pedigree at 3:36
Randy Savage & Brutus Beefcake defeated WWF IC Champion the Honkytonk Man & Greg Valentine via disqualification when Valentine used Honky’s guitar as a weapon
The One Man Gang defeated Jake Roberts via count-out
Hercules defeated Owen Hart via submission with the backbreaker
Ricky Steamboat vs. Rick Rude
Hulk Hogan & Bam Bam Bigelow defeated Andre the Giant & Ted Dibiase at around the 11-minute mark after Hogan hit the legdrop on Dibiase
3/19/88 – included Craig DeGeorge conducting an interview with Hulk Hogan, discussing his participation in the WrestleMania IV world title tournament; featured Jake Roberts teaching Bob Uecker how to hold Damien:
WWF IC Champion the Honkytonk Man (w/ Jimmy Hart) pinned Jim Evans at 1:31 with the Shake, Rattle, & Roll; after the bout, Honky was about to sing for the crowd but his music was turned off; moments later, Brutus Beefcake came out, admitted that he was the one who turned off the music, and said he would win the IC title at WrestleMania
WWF Tag Team Champions Tito Santana & Rick Martel defeated Iron Mike Sharpe & John Ziegler at 2:28 when Santana pinned Ziegler with the flying forearm
Koko B. Ware (w/ Davey Boy Smith & the Dynamite Kid) pinned Pete Sanchez at 1:51 with the Ghostbuster
Ricky Steamboat pinned Dave Wagner at 1:28 with the flying bodypress
The One Man Gang (w/ Slick) pinned Rick Hunter with the front suplex at 1:19
Ted Dibiase (w/ Virgil & Andre the Giant) pinned Scott Casey at 2:12 with a back elbow from the middle turnbuckle
3/26/88 – included Craig DeGeorge conducting an interview with Andre the Giant, Ted Dibiase, & Virgil regarding their participation in the WrestleMania IV world title tournament:
Davey Boy Smith & the Dynamite Kid (w/ Koko B. Ware) defeated Bill Newkirk & Iron Mike Sharpe at 3:14 when Dynamite pinned Newkirk with a diving headbutt after being thrown by Smith
Hercules (w/ Bobby Heenan) defeated Dave Stoudimiere at 1:51 via submission with the backbreaker
Jake Roberts pinned Pete Sanchez with the DDT at 1:49
Demolition (w/ Mr. Fuji) defeated Mike Richards & Mark Young at 2:17 when Ax pinned Richards following the Decapitation
Jim Duggan pinned Tom Stone with the running clothesline at 1:59
Randy Savage (w/ Miss Elizabeth) pinned Terry Gibbs at 1:34 with the flying elbowsmash
4/2/88 – included Craig DeGeorge conducting an interview with Nikolai Volkoff, Boris Zhukov, & Slick in which the Bolsheviks sang the Russian National Anthem:
Rick Rude (w/ Bobby Heenan) pinned Eric Cooper with the Rude Awakening at 1:52
Don Muraco (w/ Superstar Billy Graham) pinned George Petraski with the tombstone at 1:49
Bad News Brown pinned Phil Newkirk with the Ghetto Blaster at 2:06
Bam Bam Bigelow (w/ Sir Oliver Humperdink) pinned Conquistador #1 with a slingshot splash at 1:26
Andre the Giant fought Brian Costello to a no contest when he tossed his opponent out of the ring before the bout began; after the bout, Jim Duggan came ringside to challenge Andre; Andre began choking Duggan but Duggan fought back by knocking Andre out with his 2×4; moments later, when Andre came to, he attacked both officials and a cameraman in a fit of rage; the incident resulted in Bobby Heenan once again becoming Andre’s manager (‘Hacksaw’ Jim Duggan)

NWA @ Pensacola, FL – Bayfront Civic Center – March 9, 1989

WWF @ Memphis, TN – Mid-South Coliseum – March 9, 1989 (6,000)
Paul Roma pinned Barry Horowitz
Rick Martel fought King Haku to a time-limit draw
Brutus Beefcake pinned Ted Dibiase
Hercules defeated Dino Bravo via disqualification
Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard defeated Shawn Michaels & Marty Jannetty
Bret Hart fought the Honkytonk Man to a double count-out
Koko B. Ware pinned the Gladiator
Hulk Hogan pinned the Big Bossman

WWF @ Sacramento, CA – Arco Arena – March 9, 1989 (5,000)
WWF World Champion Randy Savage pinned Bad News Brown

WWF @ Louisville, KY – Louisville Gardens – March 9, 1989 (3,600)
Mr. Perfect defeated Sam Houston
The Blue Blazer pinned Ron Bass
Greg Valentine pinned Jim Neidhart
Ron Garvin pinned Boris Zhukov
WWF Women’s Champion Rockin Robin defeated Sensational Sherri
WWF Tag Team Champions Demolition defeated the Powers of Pain via disqualification
Andre the Giant pinned Jake Roberts

NWA @ Savannah, GA – Civic Center – March 9, 1990 (5,000)
NWA US Tag Team Champions Brian Pillman & Tom Zenk defeated Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane
NWA US Champion Lex Luger vs. NWA World Champion Ric Flair

WWF @ Montreal, Quebec – Forum – March 9, 1990 (9,500)
Al Perez defeated Paul Roma
Koko B. Ware defeated Buddy Rose
Jim Duggan, Shawn Michaels & Marty Jannetty defeated Mr. Fuji & the Powers of Pain
Bad News Brown defeated the Red Rooster
Ron Garvin (sub. for Roddy Piper) defeated Rick Rude via disqualification in a lumberjack match when Bad News Brown interfered
Tito Santana defeated Frenchy Martin
WWF World Champion Hulk Hogan & the Big Bossman defeated Mr. Perfect & the Genius when Hogan pinned the Genius with a cradle

WWF @ Rochester, NY – Memorial Auditorium – March 9, 1990
Hillbilly Jim defeated Pete Doherty
Bret Hart defeated Greg Valentine via disqualification after Valentine pulled the referee in front of Hart’s clothesline
Tugboat pinned Bill Woods with a splash
Rick Martel pinned Brutus Beefcake with his feet on the ropes for leverage
The Bushwhackers defeated Nikolai Vokoff & Boris Zhukov when Luke pinned Zhukov
Bob Bradley pinned Jose Luis Rivera
WWF IC Champion the Ultimate Warrior & Jake Roberts defeated Ted Dibiase & Akeem when Warrior pinned Akeem, the illegal man in the ring

WWF @ Madison, WI – Dane County Coliseum – March 9, 1990
Included Demolition

WWF Superstars
Taped 2/18/91; Orlando, FL; Arena
3/9/91 – included Gene Okerlund conducting an interview with WWF World Champion Sgt. Slaughter & Gen. Adnan in which Slaughter lit fire to a Hulk Hogan t-shirt:
WWF Tag Team Champions Bret Hart & Jim Neidhart defeated Pete Sanchez & John Martin at 2:22 when Bret pinned Martin following the Hart Attack
The Mountie defeated an unknown
The Big Bossman defeated the Brooklyn Brawler
Jimmy Snuka defeated an unknown
Haku & the Barbarian defeated Randy Hunter & Dale Wolfe

Taped 2/18/91; Montgomery, AL
Rick & Scott Steiner defeated WCW Tag Team Champions Michael Hayes & Jimmy Garvin to win the titles; Hayes & Garvin did not win the titles until 2/24

WWF @ Landover, MD – Capital Centre – March 9, 1991 (matinee)
The Mountie defeated Jim Powers
Jake Roberts vs. Rick Martel
The Orient Express defeated Shawn Michaels & Marty Jannetty
WWF Tag Team Champions Bret Hart & Jim Neidhart defeated Paul Roma & Hercules
The Big Bossman defeated WWF IC Champion Mr. Perfect via count-out
Hulk Hogan defeated Earthquake in a stretcher match
Kerry Von Erich defeated Ted Dibiase

WWF @ San Francisco, CA – Cow Palace – March 9, 1991 (7,853)
Greg Valentine pinned Dino Bravo
Jimmy Snuka pinned Koko B. Ware
Jim Duggan pinned Gen. Adnan
The Nasty Boys defeated the Bushwhackers
The Undertaker pinned Tugboat
The Legion of Doom defeated Demolition
WWF World Champion Sgt. Slaughter defeated the Ultimate Warrior in a steel cage match at the 21-minute mark

WCW @ Anderson, SC – Civic Center – March 9, 1992
The Main Event taping:
Barry Windham defeated WCW TV Champion Steve Austin (w/ Madusa) via disqualification at 6:37 when Larry Zbyzsko interfered; after the bout, Dustin Rhodes made the save
Dustin Rhodes & Barry Windham defeated Brad & Bart Battan at 3:15 when Rhodes scored the pin with the bulldog
Ron Simmons pinned Steve Armstrong at 4:12 with a shoulderblock
Tom Zenk defeated Greg Valentine
WCW US Tag Team Champions Terry Taylor & Greg Valentine defeated Tom Zenk & Marcus Alexander Bagwell
WCW Pro: Ricky Steamboat defeated Arn Anderson (w/ Paul E. Dangerously) via disqualification at around 12:30 when WCW US Champion Rick Rude interfered, knocked down referee Nick Patrick, and assaulted Steamboat; Steamboat eventually fought off Rude and hung him with Rude’s own leather strap before clearing Anderson from the ring; the bell never rang to end the match and a winner was never announced

WWF @ Mobile, AL – Civic Center – March 9, 1992
WWF Superstars taping:
The Samoan Swat Team (Fatu & the Samoan Savage) defeated two unknowns
Rick Martel defeated Del Wilkes
The Undertaker defeated the Brooklyn Brawler
The Beverly Brothers (w/ the Genius) & the Nasty Boys (w/ Jimmy Hart) defeated Sgt. Slaughter, Jim Duggan, & the Bushwhackers at around the 7-minute mark when Brian Knobs pinned Bushwhacker Luke after Jerry Sags hit Luke with Hart’s megaphone; after the bout, Duggan and Slaughter cleared the ring with a 2×4 and steel chair, respectively (1992 Battle of the WWF Superstars)
Hulk Hogan & WWF IC Champion Roddy Piper defeated WWF World Champion Ric Flair & Sid Justice (w/ Harvey Wippleman) at 12:50 when Hogan pinned Flair with a clothesline (1992 Battle of the WWF Superstars, The Immortal Hulk Hogan)
Prime Time Wrestling – 3/23/92: The Mountie (w/ Jimmy Hart) defeated Bret Hart via count-out at 6:48 after Shawn Michaels and Sensational Sherri came ringside
Prime Time Wrestling – 4/6/92: Virgil defeated Kato via submission with the Million $ Dream at 7:28
Prime Time Wrestling – 4/6/92: Repo Man pinned Jim Powers with a clothesline at 4:36
Prime Time Wrestling – 4/13/92: Chris Walker fought Skinner to a double count-out at 9:26
Prime Time Wrestling – 4/13/92: Owen Hart defeated Dale Wolfe
Prime Time Wrestling – 4/27/92: Tito Santana defeated Rick Martel via disqualification after Martel sprayed Santana in the eyes with his Arrogance cologne (UK Fan Favorites 93)
3/28/92 – included an ‘Update’ segment where footage was shown of a press conference held by WWF World Champion Ric Flair & Mr. Perfect in an empty room; Flair had with him a scarf he said belonged to Miss Elizabeth, appearing in one of the photos featuring Flair and Elizabeth together, and said he would wear it at WrestleMania; featured Gene Okerlund conducting an interview with Sid Justice & Harvey Wippleman regarding Sid’s upcoming match with Hulk Hogan; included a vignette in which footage was shown of a prison with a voice saying he was coming for the Big Bossman:
The Undertaker (w/ Paul Bearer) pinned Lee Armstrong at the 59-second mark with the tombstone; after the bout, Taker placed his opponent in a bodybag
Papa Shango pinned an unknown with the reverse shoulderbreaker at the 57-second mark
The Big Bossman pinned Barry Horowitz with the sidewalk slam at 1:22
The Natural Disasters defeated Bob Morgan & Dale Wolfe at 2:29 when Typhoon pinned Morgan with a splash following Earthquake’s sit-down splash
Tito Santana pinned Doug Somers at 1:01 with the flying forearm
The Berzerker (w/ Mr. Fuji) defeated Ian Weston via count-out at 1:43 after throwing his opponent over the top to the floor
4/4/92 – included a pre-taped segment in which Miss Elizabeth said the previously shown pictures showing her and Ric Flair together were fakes and that Randy Savage would be giving the negatives to WWF Magazine to use in a future issue; featured an announcement from WWF World Champion Ric Flair in which he said he will reveal a centerfold of Miss Elizabeth at WrestleMania; included a closing segment on the career of Hulk Hogan, highlighting his WrestleMania matches against Andre the Giant and the Ultimate Warrior:
Davey Boy Smith pinned Bob Avery with the running powerslam
Tatanka pinned Sandy Beach with the Samoan Drop
Jake Roberts pinned Jerry Allen with a short-arm clothesline after opting not to hit the DDT
4/11/92 – included pre-taped promos from both the Ultimate Warrior and Sid Justice regarding the closing moments of WrestleMania VIII and laying the foundation for a feud between the two; featured a vignette of the Legion of Doom and Paul Ellering on the streets of Chicago, with them challenging the Beverly Brothers; included a vignette of Nailz (not shown) in prison, speaking of coming for the Big Bossman; it was announced that Piper’s Pit would be returning the following week with WWF World Champion Randy Savage as the guest but that segment, if taped, never aired:
Owen Hart pinned Barry Horowitz with a splash off the top
Papa Shango defeated Mike Casey
Jim Duggan & Sgt. Slaughter defeated Doug Somers & Larry Stevenson following Duggan’s running clothesline
Shawn Michaels pinned Dale Wolfe with the side suplex
The Mountie pinned Bill Golden with a dropkick
The Undertaker (w/ Paul Bearer) pinned Sonny Trout with the tombstone at 1:43; after the bout, Trout was stuffed into a bodybag

USWA @ Louisville, KY – March 9, 1993 (3,000)
USWA World Champion Jerry Lawler defeated Randy Savage via disqualification

WWF @ Augusta, GA – Civic Center – March 9, 1993 (8,000; sell out)
Wrestling Challenge taping:
Timmy & Tommy Turtle (Barry Hardy & Duane Gill?) vs. two unknowns
Mike Shaw vs. an unknown
The Nasty Boys defeated the Beverly Brothers
All American Wrestling – 4/11/93: Jim Duggan pinned Damien Demento with the running clothesline at 3:45
WWF Mania – 3/27/93: Mr. Perfect pinned Papa Shango (sub. for Razor Ramon) with the Perfect Plex at 7:54 (Best of the WWF: Mega Matches, Grudges, Gripes, & Grunts)
WWF Mania – 3/20/93: Lex Luger pinned Tito Santana at 8:39 with the running forearm (UK Fan Favorites 93)
Hulk Hogan & Brutus Beefcake (w/ Jimmy Hart) defeated the Beverly Brothers when Hogan pinned Beau after hitting him with Hart’s megaphone (Grudges, Gripes, & Grunts)
The Bushwhackers & Tiger Jackson defeated Little Louie & the Beverly Brothers
Crush defeated Doink the Clown (sub. for WWF IC Champion Shawn Michaels) via disqualification
The Undertaker defeated Giant Gonzalez (sub. for Yokozuna) via count-out
WWF World Champion Bret Hart defeated Yokozuna (sub. for Bam Bam Bigelow) via disqualification
3/28/93 – included the official contract signing for the Bret Hart / Yokozuna world title match at WrestleMania, supervised by WWF President Jack Tunney; immediately after Hart signed the contract, Yokozuna attacked him with the table set up in the ring and eventually hit the Bonzai Drop on the champion; moments later, after Yoko had left ringside, Hart struggled to his feet under his own power and raised the title belt in the air; featured a WWF Hall of Fame tribute video in honor of Andre the Giant; included a promo by Jim Duggan in which he confirmed he would soon return to the WWF; featured the WrestleMania music video:
Mr. Perfect pinned the Brooklyn Brawler with the Perfect Plex at 2:21; during the bout, Lex Luger cut an insert promo on facing Perfect at WrestleMania IX
Doink the Clown defeated Tom Jones via submission with the Stump Puller
Bam Bam Bigelow pinned Joey Maggs at 3:13 with the headbutt off the top; during the bout, Kamala & Slick cut an insert promo on Kamala facing Bigelow at WrestleMania IX
Rick & Scott Steiner defeated Glen Ruth & Dale Wolfe at 3:27 when Scott pinned Ruth following the bulldog off the top double team; during the bout, the Headshrinkers & Afa cut an insert promo on facing the Steiners at WrestleMania IX
4/11/93 – included the debut of Jim Ross on Challenge as he did commentary alongside Bobby Heenan; featured WWF President Jack Tunney officially recognizing Hulk Hogan as the WWF World Champion, despite the protests of Yokozuna and Mr. Fuji, after footage of Gene Okerlund interviewing Yoko and Fuji following WrestleMania IX was shown; included a WWF Hall of Fame tribute video in honor of Andre the Giant; featured still photos of the confrontation between Sensational Sherri and Luna Vachon at WrestleMania IX; included a post-WrestleMania IX report with Sean Mooney in which he focused on the Undertaker vs. Giant Gonzalez match:
Rick & Scott Steiner defeated the Executioners at 3:09 when Scott scored the pin with the Frankensteiner
Bam Bam Bigelow pinned Reno Riggins at 2:23 with the diving headbutt
Tatanka pinned Glen Ruth at 2:09 with the Samoan drop
Mr. Hughes pinned JD Stryker at 2:08 with the sidewalk slam
Tiger Jackson (w/ the Bushwhackers) pinned Little Louie (w/ the Beverly Brothers) at 4:32 when Butch interfered behind the referee’s back and threw Tiger onto Louie; after the bout, the Bushwhackers cleared the ring of the Beverlys
Terry Taylor pinned Joey Maggs with a gutwrench suplex at 2:07
Jim Duggan pinned Barry Hardy with the running clothesline at 2:01
4/18/93 – included footage from Monday Night Raw of the Sherri / Luna brawl; featured a ‘Special Report’ segment focusing on the brawl between Shawn Michaels and Mr. Perfect during WrestleMania IX; included the ‘WrestleMania’ music video:
Doink the Clown defeated Jim Powers via submission at 3:04 with the Stump Puller; during the bout, a second Doink cut an insert promo
The Nasty Boys defeated the Beverly Brothers at around 10:30 when Saggs pinned Beau with a small package after Beau knocked Blake out of the ring
Lex Luger pinned Jesse Carls at the 2-minute mark with the running forearm
Tito Santana pinned Dale Wolfe at 2:18 with the flying forearm
WWF Tag Team Champions Ted Dibiase & IRS defeated Ricky Nelson & Anthony Howard at 2:55 when IRS pinned Howard following the Write Off lariat

WCW @ Cologne, Germany – March 9, 1994
Marcus Alexander Bagwell & Johnny B. Badd defeated Paul Orndorff & Paul Roma
Frank Anderson defeated Harlem Heat Kane
Maxx Payne defeated Ron Simmons via disqualification
WCW US Champion Steve Austin defeated 2 Cold Scorpio
Ricky Steamboat defeated Harlem Heat Kole
WCW World Champion Ric Flair defeated WCW TV Champion Lord Steven Regal
Vader defeated Sting

WCW @ El Paso, TX – March 9, 1995 (1,200)
WCW TV Champion Arn Anderson defeated Johnny B. Badd via disqualification
Alex Wright defeated Diamond Dallas Page (sub. for Paul Roma)
WCW Tag Team Champions Harlem Heat defeated Marcus Alexander Bagwell & the Patriot
Dustin Rhodes defeated the Blacktop Bully via count-out
WCW US Champion Vader defeated Jim Duggan
Randy Savage & Sting defeated Avalanche & Big Bubba

WWF Superstars
Taped 2/20/96; Huntington, WV; Civic Center
Justin Bradshaw (w/ Uncle Zebakiah) pinned Fatu at the 3-second mark with the lariat; after the bout, Zebakiah branded Fatu while Bradshaw demanded a second match
Justin Bradshaw (w/ Uncle Zebakiah) pinned Scott D’Amore with the lariat
Ahmed Johnson pinned Gary Scott with the Pearl River Plunge
Davey Boy Smith (w/ Jim Cornette) pinned David Haskins with the running powerslam
Yokozuna defeated Reginald Walker, Mark Kyle, & Denny Parton in a handicap match by pinning all three men simultaneously with the Bonzai Drop
WWF Tag Team Title Tournament Quarter-Finals: Razor Ramon & Savio Vega defeated Tatanka & the 1-2-3 Kid (w/ Ted Dibiase) when Razor pinned Tatanka after hitting the Razor’s Edge off the top

Big Ass Extreme Bash 96 – Philadelphia, PA – ECW Arena – March 9, 1996 (1,200)
JT Smith pinned Axl Rotten at 6:50
El Puerto Ricano & Damien Stone fought the Bad Crew to a no contest at 1:48
ECW Tag Team Champions Perry Saturn & John Kronus defeated Buh Buh Ray & Hack Myers at 8:15 when Myers was pinned
Rey Mysterio Jr. defeated Juventud Guerrera in a Best 2 out of 3 falls match at 16:06; fall #1: Guerrera pinned Mysterio with a dragon suplex into a bridge at 5:34; fall #2: Mysterio pinned Guerrera with a sit-down gutwrench powerbomb at 9:05; fall #3: Mysterio pinned Guerrera by reversing a Splash Mountain into a hurricanrana; after the bout, Mysterio hit a sit-down powerbomb through a table set up at ringside (ECW: Hardcore History)
Chris Jericho defeated Taz via disqualification at 6:00
Cactus Jack pinned Mickey Whipwreck at 17:19 with a piledriver onto a steel chair; after the bout, Cactus helped Mickey to his feet (Cactus’ last match before jumping to the WWF) (Mick Foley’s Greatest Hits & Misses)
Ron & Don Harris fought the Pitbulls to a no contest at 16:58
Sabu pinned Big Titan at 12:18
ECW World Champion Raven pinned Shane Douglas at 8:40
New Jack & Mustafa defeated the Sandman & 2 Cold Scorpio and the Headhunters at 14:22 in an elimination match; Scorpo pinned Headhunter B at 9:51; New Jack pinned Scorpio

WWF @ Houston, TX – Summit – March 9, 1996 (8,868)
Ahmed Johnson pinned Tatanka
Barry Horowitz defeated Guido Falcone
Duke Drose pinned Hunter Hearst Helmsley
WWF World Champion Bret Hart defeated the Undertaker via count-out after Goldust came ringside and executed a piledriver on the challenger
Savio Vega & Jake Roberts defeated WWF IC Champion Goldust & the 1-2-3 Kid when Savio pinned the Kid
Yokozuna defeated the British Bulldog
Justin Bradshaw pinned Bob Holly
Shawn Michaels pinned Steve Austin with the superkick
Henry & Phinneas Godwinn defeated Skip & Zip after Skip was hit with the Slop Drop

WWF @ South Padre Island, TX – Convention Center – March 9, 1996

WCW Saturday Night
Taped 3/6/96; Macon, GA; Coliseum
Lex Luger pinned WCW TV Champion Johnny B. Badd (w/ Kimberly) to win the title after Diamond Dallas Page interfered
The Road Warriors defeated Meng & the Barbarian
Alex Wright defeated Bobby Walker
Bobby Eaton & Dave Taylor (w/ Lord Steven Regal) defeated Public Enemy via disqualification
Eddie Guerrero defeated Chris Benoit
Pat Tanaka defeated Disco Inferno
VK Wallstreet defeated Joey Maggs
WCW World Champion Ric Flair, Arn Anderson, & Kevin Sullivan defeated Sgt. Craig Pittman, Marcus Alexander Bagwell & Scotty Riggs

WWF Superstars
Taped 2/26/97; Berlin, Germany; Deutschlandhalle
3/9/97 – the final episode of Superstars to include exclusive matches, before being turned into a weekly recap show:
Salvatore Sincere defeated Alex Porteau
Doug Furnas & Phil LaFon defeated Aldo Montoya & Bob Holly
Ahmed Johnson defeated Leif Cassidy

WWF @ Springfield, MA – Civic Center – March 9, 1997 (4,088)
Crush defeated Bob Holly
Savio Vega defeated Bart Gunn
WWF IC Champion Rocky Maivia defeated the Sultan
Hunter Hearst Helmsley defeated Flash Funk
Vader defeated Ahmed Johnson
WWF Tag Team Champions – WWF European Champion Davey Boy Smith & Owen Hart defeated Doug Furnas & Phil LaFon
Goldust defeated Mankind
Farooq defeated the Undertaker via disqualification
WWF World Champion Psycho Sid defeated Bret Hart in a steel cage match

WWF Raw is War
Taped 3/3/98; Wheeling, WV; Civic Center
Ken Shamrock & Steve Blackman defeated WWF IC Champion the Rock & Farooq via disqualification when the Nation interfered; after the match, Farooq held the other Nation members back as Rock was caught in Shamrock’s ankle lock
Barry Windham (w/ Jim Cornette) defeated WWF European Champion Owen Hart via count-out when Chyna, who was at ringside along with Triple H to do guest commentary, hit a low blow on the champion; after the match, Bradshaw attacked Windham
Aguila (w/ WWF Light Heavyweight Champion Taka Michinoku) defeated Brian Christopher (w/ Jerry Lawler) via disqualification when Lawler pushed Aguila off the top rope; after the match, Christopher continued to attack his opponent until Michinoku dropkicked him to the floor – on top of Lawler
Cactus Jack & Terry Funk defeated the Quebecars when Cactus pinned Pierre with a DDT; after the match, the Road Dogg came out with his arm in a sling and challenged Cactus to follow him backstage; when Cactus left the ring, Billy Gunn came out of the crowd and hit Funk over the head with a steel chair before both Outlaws returned backstage
NWA Tag Team Champions the Headbangers defeated the Rock ‘n’ Roll Express (w/ Jim Cornette) via disqualification when Barry Windham interfered and hit Mosh over the head with a steel chair; due to prematch stipulations, the Headbanger that won the fall would earn 5 minutes in the right with Jim Cornette; after the match, Cornette punched and kicked the dazed Mosh before scoring a pinfall with an elbowdrop
Marc Mero defeated TAFKA Goldust via disqualification when the referee was knocked down; during the match, Sable and Luna were handcuffed to seperate ringposts until Goldust unlocked Luna, as the referee was down, who then assaulted Sable; after the match, Sable chased Luna backstage after she herself was unlocked
Triple H fought Savio Vega to a no contest when Steve Austin came ringside and hit the Stunner on an official, a referee, and Savio; moments later, as Austin had Triple H cornered in the ring, Shawn Michaels came ringside and hit the superkick on Austin and was going to hit him with a steel chair before officials intervened; once Austin had regained his senses, he followed DX and Los Boricuas backstage with the chair

WCW @ Winston-Salem, NC – Lawrence Joel Memorial Coliseum – March 9, 1998
Monday Nitro:
Ernest Miller defeated Damien
Sick Boy defeated Lenny Lane
Bill Goldberg defeated Barry Darsow
Dean Malenko defeated Billy Kidman
Brian Adams defeated Kenny Kaos
Scott Norton defeated Juventud Guerrera
Raven & Perry Saturn defeated WCW US Champion Diamond Dallas Page & Chris Benoit via count-out at around the 10:50 mark when Benoit and DDP began brawling on the floor following a miscommunication
Davey Boy Smith defeated Konnan
WCW Cruiserweight Champion Chris Jericho defeated Disco Inferno
WCW TV Champion Booker T defeated Chavo Guerrero Jr.
Ric Flair defeated Curt Hennig via disqualification
Lex Luger & Rick Steiner fought Scott Norton & Scott Steiner to a double count-out
Hulk Hogan, WCW Tag Team Champions Kevin Nash & Scott Hall defeated WCW World Champion Sting, the Giant, & Randy Savage

WWF Smackdown!
Taped 3/7/00; Boston, MA; FleetCenter
3/9/00 – included an opening segment in which Shane McMahon & the Big Show interrupted WWF World Champion Triple H & Stephanie McMahon on the stage, with the two groups agreeing not to go after each other until WrestleMania, with Show then saying Kane would face X-Pac & the Road Dogg in a handicap match and Shane then saying Rikishi would face both Triple & Show in a handicap match as well; Triple H then announced that the Rock would face Chris Benoit & Perry Saturn in another handicap match; featured footage from earlier in the day when the Mean Street Posse brought referee Teddy Long to a laundrymat to beat Crash Holly for the hardcore title, with Crash eventually escaping without being pinned (WWF Hardcore); included Kevin Kelly interviewing a wheelchair-bound Mae Young and Mark Henry regarding the Dudley Boyz putting Mae through a table on Raw:
The Rock defeated Chris Benoit & Perry Saturn in a handicap match at 2:09 by pinning Saturn with the Rock Bottom, immediately after hitting a DDT on Benoit; after the bout, Eddie Guerrero and Dean Malenko came to the ring and helped in beating the Rock down, with Benoit hitting the diving headbutt before referees were able to intervene; after the commercial break, Stephanie McMahon came out on the stage and announced that the Rock would face the Dudley Boyz later in the evening in a handicap tables match
WWF Light Heavyweight Champion Essa Rios (w/ Lita) defeated Christian (w/ Edge & Terri) via disqualification at 1:47 when Edge hit the spear on an interfering Lita after Lita hit a moonsault on Christian as Terri distracted the referee; after the bout, Edge & Christian argued over the decision
Tazz defeated WWF IC & European Champion Kurt Angle via disqualification at 2:01 when Bob Backlund interfered and applied the Crossface Chicken Wing on the challenger after Tazz had Angle caught in the Tazzmission for a lengthy period of time; only the IC title was on the line in the bout; after the bout, Chris Jericho made the save and put Backlund in the Walls of Jericho as Tazz hit a belly to belly off the top on Angle
The Road Dogg & X-Pac (w/ Tori) defeated Kane (w/ Paul Bearer) in a handicap match at 6:56 when X-Pac scored the pin with an X-Factor onto a steel chair after hitting Kane in the back with the chair as Kane attempted to hit the tombstone on Tori
Steve Blackman (w/ Al Snow) pinned Jeff Hardy (w/ Matt Hardy) with a kick off the top at 4:03 after Snow pulled Blackman out of the way of Hardy’s Swanton, then held Matt back from breaking the cover
WWF Tag Team Champions the Dudley Boyz defeated the Rock in a handicap tables match at 7:04 following a 3D through a table; Rock put Bubba Ray through a table with a Rock Bottom at 5:21 but was unable to do the same to D-Von
WWF Women’s Champion Jackie pinned Ivory with a floatover DDT at 2:14
WWF Hardcore Champion Crash Holly fought Albert to a no contest at around the 2-minute mark when Crash ran off as Albert beat down the interfering Mean Street Posse inside the ring
WWF World Champion Triple H & the Big Show (w/ Shane & Stephanie McMahon) defeated Rikishi in a handicap match at 7:22 when Triple H scored the pin with the Pedigree after Show hit the chokeslam; after the bout, the Rock came out to make the save until he was repeatedly hit in his injured ribs by Triple H, wielding a steel pipe; moments later, Show hit the chokeslam on Rock and Triple H followed with the Pedigree

WWF @ Kalamazoo, MI – March 9, 2002 (5,545)
Rikishi pinned Mr. Perfect with the Bonzai Drop
X-Pac pinned Randy Orton with the X-Factor
Brock Lesnar defeated Crash Holly
Spike Dudley pinned Christian with an inside cradle after Jackie, the guest referee, hit Christian from behind
Lance Storm defeated Val Venis
WWF Women’s Champion Jazz pinned Trish Stratus
The Acolytes defeated Test & Booker T
Rob Van Dam pinned Kurt Angle with the Five Star Frog Splash

WWE (Smackdown!) @ Youngstown, OH – Beeghly Center – March 9, 2003
Brock Lesnar defeated the Big Show & Paul Heyman at 8:38 by pinning Show with the F5 in a No DQ handicap match
WWE Cruiserweight Champion Matt Hardy (w/ Shannon Moore) pinned Billy Kidman at 8:15 with the Twist of Fate after Moore prevented the challenger from using the Shooting Star Press
Nathan Jones defeated Kanyon via submission with a Torture Rack at 7:47
Rhyno pinned John Cena with the Gore at 6:23
Rey Mysterio Jr. pinned Jamie Noble after reversing a powerbomb into a sunset flip at 10:31
WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions Charlie Haas & Shelton Benjamin defeated Eddie & Chavo Guerrero Jr. after Haas hit Eddie with one of the title belts at 14:51
Torrie Wilson pinned Nidia (w/ Jamie Noble) at 5:51 with a roll up after Nidia accidentally dropkicked Noble; after the match, Rey Mysterio Jr. made the save
Chris Benoit defeated Albert via submission with the Crippler Crossface at 6:50

WWE @ Atlantic City, NJ – Boardwalk Hall – March 9, 2004 (6,000)
Kenzo Suzuki pinned Billy Gunn with his feet on the ropes
Bradshaw pinned Horshu with the Clothesline from Hell
Shannon Moore pinned Paul London with a neckbreaker
Chuck Palumbo defeated Orlando Jordan
Hardcore Holly pinned Albert witha dropkick
Smackdown! – included a confrontation between Steve Austin and Brock Lesnar in which the other Smackdown! wrestlers allowed Austin to take back his stolen ATV and later bloody Lesnar and hit the Stunner on Paul Heyman:
John Cena pinned Rhyno with the FU
Rey Mysterio Jr., the Ultimo Dragon, Billy Kidman, & Sho Funaki defeated Jamie Noble, Tajiri, Akio, & Sakoda when Mysterio scored the pin; the bout originally was Mysterio vs. Noble but turned into a tag match when the other wrestlers interfered; Chavo Guerrero Jr. & Sr. did guest commentary for the bout
WWE World Champion Eddie Guerrero pinned Shelton Benjamin (w/ Charlie Haas) with the Frog Splash in a non-title match after fighting off interference from Haas, Chavo Guerrero Jr. & Sr.; after the bout, Kurt Angle came ringside and had a staredown with the champion
WWE US Champion the Big Show defeated John Walters & Arch Kincaid in a handicap match; after the bout, John Cena made the save, scared the champion out of the ring, and posed with the title belt
WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions Rikishi & Scotty 2 Hotty defeated Doug & Danny Basham in a non-title match

– 3/9/04: Immediately after the Smackdown! taping, Brock Lesnar abruptly quit the WWE but agreed to work his scheduled match at WrestleMania.

WWE Smackdown!
Taped 3/6/07; Tucson, AZ; Convention Center
3/9/07 – included Kristal interviewing World Heavyweight Champion Batista backstage regarding his match later in the night against Kane as well as the Undertaker’s WrestleMania undefeated streak; featured Maryse welcoming the audience back from commercial; included MVP confronting Teddy Long backstage in which he said he wanted a US title shot against Chris Benoit at WrestleMania, with Long saying he would think about it; featured Kristal interviewing Kane backstage regarding Batista’s comments toward him earlier; included a video package highlighting ECW World Champion Bobby Lashley’s pull apart brawl with Umaga on Raw, his steel cage match win over Hardcore Holly, and in-ring confrontations with Vince McMahon; featured comments from Howie Mandel, Dr. Drew, Erik Estrada, Mark Cuban, and John Travolta regarding who they would rather see bald – Donald Trump or Vince McMahon; most said Trump; included the debut of Miz TV with guests Ashley and WWE Women’s Champion Melina in which Melina insulted Ashley for posing for Playboy before Ashley challenged her to a title match at WrestleMania; moments later, Melina attacked Ashley but Ashley eventually cleared the champion from the ring; featured Kristal asking Kane backstage to compare the Undertaker to Batista, citing he was the only person to face both, until he was jumped and bloodied by the Great Khali; included Kristal interviewing Finlay backstage regarding his match with the Undertaker later in the night:
Booker T (w/ Sharmell) pinned Matt Hardy at 13:31 with the scissors kick after Sharmell, who did guest commentary for the bout, hit Hardy in the face with her shoe; prior to the bout, it was announced Randy Orton, Ric Flair, and Carlito Caribbean Cool would compete in a triple threat match on Raw to determine the final participant for the Money in the Bank match at WrestleMania
World Heavyweight Champion Batista pinned Kane in a non-title match at 17:17 with the sit-down powerbomb out of the corner as Kane punched the champion while standing on the turnbuckle
Ken Kennedy pinned CM Punk at 8:58 with a neckbreaker off the middle turnbuckle after kicking Punk as he stood on the turnbuckle, causing his legs to become tangled
The Undertaker pinned Finlay with the tombstone at 17:17, despite interference from Hornswaggle; after the bout, World Heavyweight Champion Batista appeared and gave Taker the thumbs down sign, with Taker then motioning he would take Batista out at WrestleMania

WWE (Raw) @ Green Bay, WI – Resch Center – March 9, 2008 (matinee) (5,500)
Super Crazy defeated Charlie Haas
Brian Kendrick defeated DH Smith; Smith worked heel for the match
WWE Raw Tag Team Champions Hardcore Holly & Cody Rhodes defeated Lance Cade & Trevor Murdoch
Paul Birchill (w/ Katie Lea) defeated Val Venis
Ken Kennedy pinned Santino Marella with the Mic Check in an impromptu match; Kennedy was the face since it was his hometown; prior to the match, Marella cut an in-ring promo on Green Bay until Kennedy interrupted
WWE Women’s Champion Beth Phoenix defeated Mickie James
Triple H & Shawn Michaels defeated Umaga & Snitsky when Snitsky was pinned
WWE World Champion Randy Orton defeated Chris Jericho (sub. for WWE IC Champion Jeff Hardy) in a streetfight

WWE (Smackdown! & ECW) @ Dubuque, IA – Five Flags Center – March 9, 2008 (matinee) (3,000)
ECW World Champion Chavo Guerrero Jr. pinned CM Punk by using the ropes for leverage
Jesse & Festus defeated Chuck Palumbo & Kevin Thorn
Jamie Noble defeated Zach Ryder
Tommy Dreamer & Kofi Kingston defeated Big Daddy V & Shelton Benjamin
Matt Hardy defeated WWE US Champion MVP via disqualification in an impromptu match
Kelly Kelly defeated Victoria
Finlay defeated John Bradshaw Layfield in a streetfight
Batista & Kane defeated World Heavyweight Champion Edge & the Big Show when Batista pinned Show with the sit-down powerbomb

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