This Day in Wrestling History for 2/16

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WWWF @ Harrisburg, PA – Zembo Mosque – February 16, 1965
Dr. Jerry Graham fought Don McClarity to a draw
Wahoo McDaniel pinned Smasher Sloan at 19:41
Bobo Brazil & Sweet Daddy Siki defeated Waldo Von Erich & Gene Kiniski in a Best 2 out of 3 falls match
WWWF World Champion Bruno Sammartino defeated Gorilla Monsoon via count-out at 19:24

WWWF @ Baltimore, MD ? Civic Center ? February 16, 1966
The Beast fought Johnny Valentine to a draw
WWWF World Champion Bruno Sammartino fought Prince Iaukea to a draw
Bobo Brazil defeated Tarzan Tyler

Antonio Pugliese & Arnold Skaaland defeated Johnny Rodz & Angelo Savoldi
Smasher Sloan defeated Miguel Perez
Ron Etchison defeated Pete Sanchez

WWWF @ Philadelphia, PA ? February 16, 1966
Television taping:
WWWF World Champion Bruno Sammartino defeated Tarzan Tyler

WWWF @ Washington DC ? National Arena – February 16, 1967
Television taping:
Ernie Lassiter defeated Frank Hickey
Bull Ortega defeated Tony Nero
Baron Mikel Scicluna defeated Angelo Savoldi
Arnold Skaaland defeated Smasher Sloan
Luke Graham defeated Ricky Sexton
WWWF World Champion Bruno Sammartino fought Tank Morgan to a draw

WWWF @ Harrisburg, PA – Zembo Mosque – February 16, 1972
Manuel Soto vs. Prof. Toru Tanaka
The Russians vs. Chief Jay Strongbow & Victor Rivera
WWWF World Champion Pedro Morales vs. Stan Stasiak

WWWF @ Long Island, NY – Nassau Coliseum – February 16, 1976
Pete Reeves vs. Francisco Flores
Bull Pometti vs. Mark Tendler
Louis Cyr vs. Domenic DeNucci
WWWF Tag Team Champions Louis Cerdan & Tony Parisi vs. Frank Monte & Baron Mikel Scicluna
Superstar Billy Graham vs. Pat Barrett
WWWF World Champion Bruno Sammartino defeated Ivan Koloff via count-out

WWWF @ Bangor, ME – February 16, 1977
Pete Austin defeated Pete Doherty
Executioner #2 defeated Sylvano Sousa
Ken Patera defeated SD Jones
Larry Zbyzsko defeated the Gladiator
Ivan Putski defeated Executioner #1
Tony Garea defeated Doug Gilbert

WWWF @ Brooklyn, NY – February 16, 1977
Pete Sanchez fought Don Serrano to a draw
Carlos Rocha defeated Johnny Rodz
Baron Mikel Scicluna defeated Manuel Soto
Nikolai Volkoff defeated Jose Gonzalez
WWWF Tag Team Champions Chief Jay Strongbow & Billy Whitewolf fought Tor Kamata & Stan Stasiak to a draw

WWWF @ Worcester, MA – Memorial Auditorium – February 16, 1978
This was a benefit show for the Heart Fund
Butcher Vachon vs. the Golden Terror
Chief Jay Strongbow & Peter Maivia vs. WWWF Tag Team Champions Prof. Toru Tanaka & Mr. Fuji
Bob Backlund vs. Ken Patera

WWWF @ Poughkeepsie, NY – Mid-Hudson Civic Center – February 16, 1978
Spiros Arion defeated Frankie Williams
Larry Zbyszko fought Stan Stasiak to a draw
WWWF World Champion Superstar Billy Graham defeated Tony Garea
Sprios Arion defeated SD Jones
Hillbilly Pete & Wee Willie Wilson defeated Little John & Billy the Kid

WWWF @ Pittsburgh, PA – Civic Arena – February 16, 1979
Johnny DeFazio defeated Joe Abbey
Baron Mikel Scicluna defeated Nick Busick
Peter Maivia defeated WWWF World Champion Bob Backlund via count-out
Tony Garea & Larry Zbyszko defeated Johnny Valiant & Victor Rivera
Dominic DeNucci defeated Jim Grabmire
Ivan Putski defeated Ivan Koloff via count-out

WWF @ New York City, NY – Madison Square Garden – February 16, 1981 (20,808)
Televised on the MSG Network:
Killer Khan defeated Dominic DeNucci at 7:46
The Great Yatsu defeated Johnny Rodz at 11:12
Hulk Hogan defeated Rick McGraw at 1:31
The Hangman defeated Frank Savage at 10:58
SD Jones defeated Baron Mikel Scicluna at 8:44
WWF IC Champion Pedro Morales defeated Sgt. Slaughter via disqualification at 22:40 after the challenger used a pair of brass knuckles; after the bout, Morales used the brass knuckles to pound on Slaughter all the way back to the dressing room
WWF World Champion Bob Backlund fought Stan Hansen to a draw when the referee deemed both men too bloody to continue; after the bout, the two continued to brawl back to the dressing room where they were eventually seperated by security guards
Pat Patterson, WWF Tag Team Champions Rick Martel & Tony Garea defeated the Moondogs & Capt. Lou Albano in a Best 2 out of 3 falls match, 2-1

WWF @ Hamburg, PA – Fieldhouse – February 16, 1983
All Star Wrestling taping:
Dark match after the taping: Chief Jay & Jules Strongbow vs. the Wild Samoans

WWF @ York, PA – Hanna Middle School – February 16, 1984
B. Brian Blair defeated Charlie Fulton (sub. for Eddie Gilbert)
The Tonga Kid defeated Israel Matia; possibly the bout was a substitute for the scheduled Rocky Johnson vs. Bob Bradley match
Tony Atlas defeated Butcher Vachon
Paul Orndorff defeated Salvatore Bellomo
Andre the Giant, WWF Tag Team Champions Rocky Johnson & Tony Atlas defeated Afa, Sika, & Sgt. Slaughter via disqualification

WWF All Star Wrestling
Taped 1/20/85; Brantford, Ontario; Civic Centre
2/16/85 – featured a Piper’s Pit from the set of ‘The A-Team,’ with Mr. T as a guest; T and Piper almost had a fight during the segment; it was announced at the beginning of the show that WWF Tag Team Champions Barry Windham & Mike Rotundo would be guests on Blackjack’s BBQ and no reason was given as to why the segment didn’t air:
Jimmy Snuka pinned Goldie Rogers at 3:30 with the top rope splash
Don Muraco (w/ Mr. Fuji) pinned Paul Roma at 2:08 with the tombstone and a reverse splash off the middle turnbuckle
Luc Poirer defeated Ted Grizzly via submission with a backbreaker at 2:42 (Poirier’s debut)
The Spoiler (w/ Johnny V) pinned Pete Pompeii at 2:44 with a claw hold; during the bout, Johnny V took a number of photographs of the Spoiler from ringside
Bret Hart & George Wells defeated AJ Petruzzi & Mr. X at 2:49 when Wells pinned Petruzzi with a flying shoulderblock
Ken Patera & Big John Studd (w/ Bobby Heenan) defeated SD Jones & Rick McGraw when Studd pinned McGraw at 2:07 with a backbreaker; prior to the bout, Andre the Giant came ringside but was eventually sent backstage by the referee

WWF Championship Wrestling
Taped 1/22/85; Poughkeepsie, NY; Mid-Hudson Civic Center
2/16/85 – included a Piper’s Pit from the set of the A-Team, with guest Mr. T; T and Piper almost had a physical altercation during the segment:
The Junkyard Dog & Tony Atlas defeated Terry Gibbs & Carl Fury at 3:11 when Atlas pinned Fury witha gorilla press slam and splash
Brutus Beefcake (w/ Johnny V) pinned Mario Mancini with a running kneelift at 2:23
Ivan Putski & Bret Hart defeated Charlie Fulton & Gino Carabello at 3:20 when Carabello submitted to Hart’s sleeper
Jesse Ventura defeated Steve Lombardi via submission with the backbreaker at 2:42
Tito Santana defeated Jeff Craney via submission with the figure-4 at 3:20; prior to the bout, Hillbilly Jim was introduced to the crowd
The Iron Sheik & Nikolai Volkoff (w/ Freddie Blassie) defeated Tony Garea & Aldo Marino at 3:41 when Volkoff pinned Marino by hoisting him with a gorilla press slam and dropping him down across his knee

WWF @ Hershey, PA – Hersheypark Arena – February 16, 1985
Mr. X defeated Bob Bradley
Brutus Beefcake defeated Rick McGraw
Rene Goulet defeated AJ Petruzzi
The Spoiler defeated Swede Hanson via disqualification
Adrian Adonis defeated Chief Jay Strongbow
Mike Rotundo defeated Dick Murdoch
Jimmy Snuka, Tony Atlas, & Barry Windham defeated Roddy Piper, Paul Orndorff, & Bob Orton Jr. via count-out

WWF @ Philadelphia, PA – Spectrum – February 16, 1985 (19,701)
Televised on the PRISM Network – included Gorilla Monsoon & Dick Graham on commentary:
Prime Time Wrestling – 3/26/85: Moondog Rex pinned Tony Garea at 10:38 after reversing Garea’s powerslam attempt into an inside cradle
Prime Time Wrestling – 3/26/85: AJ Petruzzi pinned Jim Powers at 3:16 with a reverse neckbreaker
Dave Barbie pinned Carl Fury at 3:27 with an elbow drop following a gorilla press slam
Prime Time Wrestling – 3/26/85: Swede Hanson pinned Charlie Fulton at 3:27 with a splash
Prime Time Wrestling – 3/26/85: WWF Tag Team Champion Barry Windham pinned Dick Murdoch at 13:38 after reversing a powerslam attempt from the apron to the ring into an inside cradle; after the bout, Murdoch attacked Windham with the microphone
Prime Time Wrestling – 3/26/85: Nikolai Volkoff pinned George Wells at 6:10 after Wells failed a running shoulder tackle and hit the corner
Prime Time Wrestling – 3/26/85: Bruno & David Sammartino defeated Paul Orndorff & Bobby Heenan via disqualification at 11:39 when Orndorff attacked Bruno with a stool as Sammartino had a bearhug applied on Heenan; after the bout, Orndorff choked Bruno with the stool until David made the save (Bruno’s first match following his retirement 10/9/81 in Tokyo)
Prime Time Wrestling – 3/26/85: WWF Tag Team Champion Mike Rotundo pinned Mr. X (sub. for Adrian Adonis) at 5:35 with an airplane spin
Prime Time Wrestling – 3/26/85: Tony Atlas pinned Moondog Spot at 7:40 with a gorilla press slam
Hillbilly Jim defeated Rene Goulet via submission with a bearhug at 5:18 after catching Goulet as he came off the top
WWF World Champion Hulk Hogan pinned Brutus Beefcake (w/ Johnny V) at 9:45 with a roll up as Beefcake was celebrating with Johnny V, believing he had scored the pinfall when in fact Hogan’s leg was outside the ring during the cover; after the bout, Hogan cleared both men from the ring after they attempted to double team him (The Hulkster Hulk Hogan)

WWF @ Lancaster, PA – Catholic High School – February 16, 1985
WWF Women’s Champion Wendi Richter defeated Judy Martin
Jimmy Snuka defeated Paul Orndorff

WWF @ Indianapolis, IN – Hoosier Dome Expo Center – February 16, 1985 (7,000; sell out)
Roddy Piper defeated the Junkyard Dog at the 5-minute mark
Andre the Giant & Mad Dog Vachon (sub. for Blackjack Mulligan) fought Big John Studd & Ken Patera to a double disqualification

WWF All American Wrestling
King Kong Bundy & Big John Studd (w/ Bobby Heenan) defeated Jim Powers & Mike Saxon at 4:13 when Bundy pinned Saxon with the Avalance and an elbow drop (1/7/86; Poughkeepsie, NY)
Cousin Luke pinned Les Thornton at 3:28 with a sit-down splash after Thornton hit the corner (1/11/86; Boston Garden)

WWF @ Richfield, OH – Coliseum – February 16, 1986
Dan Spivey defeated Barry O
King Tonga defeated Paul Christy
Hillbilly Jim defeated Steve Lombardi
WWF IC Champion Randy Savage defeated George Steele via count-out
WWF Tag Team Champions Brutus Beefcake & Greg Valentine defeated Davey Boy Smith & the Dynamite Kid
Ted Arcidi defeated Moondog Spot
Big John Studd & King Kong Bundy defeated Tony Atlas & Lanny Poffo
Paul Orndorff defeated Roddy Piper in a steel cage match

WWF @ Oakland, CA – Coliseum – February 16, 1986
Hercules pinned SD Jones
Pedro Morales pinned Rene Goulet
Adrian Adonis pinned Jose Luis Rivera with the DDT
Bob Orton Jr. pinned Steve Gatorwolf
WWF IC Champion Tito Santana pinned Jesse Ventura with a dropkick after Ventura attempted to bodyslam the referee; Santana was still recognized as champion as his title loss did not air until 2/22
Alexis Smirnoff pinned Steve Pardee (sub. for Scott McGhee who broke a rib in LA two days earlier)
The Iron Sheik & Nikolai Volkoff defeated Cpl. Kirchner & George Wells when Volkoff pinned Kirchner after Sheik hit Kirchner with a chair
Sivi Afi pinned Matt Borne with a flying bodypress
The Junkyard Dog pinned Terry Funk after Jimmy Hart accidentally hit Funk with the branding iron

WWF Prime Time Wrestling
– King Kong Bundy defeated Pete Doherty via disqualification at 3:02 after Doherty hit Bundy with a steel chair (2/7/87; Boston Garden)
– Dino Bravo (w/ Johnny V) pinned SD Jones at 7:29 with the side suplex; during the bout, Johnny V briefly joined the commentary team (2/7/87; Boston Garden)
– Koko B. Ware pinned the Red Demon at 9:52 with a missile dropkick (2/7/87; Boston Garden)
– Ricky Steamboat pinned Sika with a roll up at 4:06 after Sika hit the corner; after the match, Sika threw Steamboat from the ring (2/7/87; Boston Garden)
– Tama pinned Frenchy Martin with a flying bodypress after crawling under the ring and coming out the opposite side; during the bout, Slick did guest commentary alongside Gorilla Monsoon and Ken Resnick (2/7/87; Boston Garden)
– Haku pinned Terry Gibbs at 4:28 with a diving headbutt from the middle turnbuckle (2/7/87; Boston Garden)
– Hercules (w/ Bobby Heenan) pinned Billy Jack Haynes at around the 10-minute mark after Paul Orndorff interfered and hit a double axe handle off the top onto Haynes, who had the full nelson applied, as Heenan distracted the referee; prior to the match, Orndorff was introduced to the crowd before going backstage; during the match, Heenan joined the commentary team to discuss his association with Andre the Giant (2/7/87; Boston Garden)

WWF @ New Haven, CT – Coliseum – February 16, 1987 (8,900)
WWF Superstars taping:
Prime Time Wrestling – 4/6/87: Ron Bass pinned Salvatore Bellomo with a flying back elbow at 3:30
Blackjack Mulligan pinned Joe Mirto with a flying back elbow at 2:20
Prime Time Wrestling – 4/28/87: The Islanders defeated the Gladiator & Moondog Spot when Tama pinned the Gladiator with a splash off the top at 5:28
Roddy Piper defeated Adrian Adonis at around the 6-minute mark
WWF World Champion Hulk Hogan pinned Hercules at around the 6-minute mark
2/28/87 – included Davey Boy Smith, the Dynamite Kid, & Tito Santana as guests of the Piper’s Pit:
Billy Jack Haynes defeated King Kong Bundy (w/ Bobby Heenan) via disqualification at 1:55 when Heenan interfered as Bundy was caught in the full nelson; after the match, Hercules helped in double teaming Haynes
Jacques & Raymond Rougeau defeated Dave Wagner & Rick Renslow at 1:49 when Raymond pinned Wagner after a double team move
The Honkytonk Man (w/ Jimmy Hart) pinned Jerry Monti at 1:32 with the Shake, Rattle, & Roll
Kamala (w/ the Wizard & Kimchee) pinned David Stoudemire at the 56 second mark following a splash off the top
Rick Martel, Tom Zenk, & Lanny Poffo defeated Adrian Adonis (w/ Jimmy Hart), Brutus Beefcake, & Greg Valentine (w/ Johnny V) at 3:34 when Martel pinned Beefcake with a roll up after Adonis accidentally cut some of Beefcake’s hair
3/7/87 – included Andre the Giant & Bobby Heenan as guests of the Piper’s Pit in which Capt. Lou Albano interrupted and attempted to reason with Andre about joining Heenan:
The Junkyard Dog pinned Pete Doherty with the powerslam at 2:27
Demolition (w/ Johnny V) defeated Mike Luca & Tommy Sharpe at 1:45 when Ax scored the pin with a clothesline
Ricky Steamboat pinned Terry Gibbs at 3:27 with the flying bodypress
The Iron Sheik & Nikolai Volkoff (w/ Slick) defeated SD Jones & Brad Rheighans at 3:05 when Jones submitted to the Camel Clutch
WWF Tag Team Champions Bret Hart & Jim Neidhart (w/ Danny Davis & Jimmy Hart) defeated Jerry Allen & Jim Powers in a non-title match at 1:48 when Bret pinned Allen following the Hart Attack (The Hart Foundation)
3/14/87 – included WWF World Champion Hulk Hogan as a guest of the Piper’s Pit:
B. Brian Blair & Jim Brunzell defeated Tiger Chung Lee & Iron Mike Sharpe at 4:48 when Brunzell pinned Lee with a dropkick
King Harley Race (w/ Bobby Heenan) pinned Don Driggers at 1:45 with a cradle suplex
Koko B. Ware pinned Barry O at 2:43 with the Ghostbuster
Hercules (w/ Bobby Heenan) defeated Mario Mancini via submission with the full nelson at 1:20
WWF IC Champion Randy Savage (w/ Miss Elizabeth) pinned Sivi Afi at 1:37 with the flying elbowsmash

NWA @ Albuquerque, NM – February 16, 1988
NWA Western States Heritage Champion Larry Zbyzsko defeated Tim Chappa
Ricky Santana defeated Kevin Sullivan
Dick Murdoch defeated Hillbilly Tooter
NWA US Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Stan Lane fought Sting & Jimmy Garvin to a draw
Road Warrior Hawk & Paul Ellering fought Sting & Jimmy Garvin to a draw
Road Warrior Hawk & Paul Ellering defeated the Powers of Pain
NWA US Champion Dusty Rhodes, Lex Luger, & Barry Windham defeated NWA World Champion Ric Flair, NWA Tag Team Champions Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard

WWF @ Wichita, KS – Kansas Coliseum – February 16, 1988 (10,000)
WWF Superstars taping:
Prime Time Wrestling – 2/29/88: Rockin Robin pinned WWF Women’s Champion Sensational Sherri in a non-title match at 8:34 with a hair-pull bulldog off the middle turnbuckle
Prime Time Wrestling – 2/29/88: Jacques & Raymond Rougeau defeated Rick Renslow & Dave Wagner at 2:57 when Raymond pinned Wagner following a double team move from the top
Prime Time Wrestling – 3/7/88: Demolition (w/ Mr. Fuji) defeated Jim Powers & Paul Roma at 9:25 when Ax pinned Powers after Smash hit Roma with Fuji’s cane behind the referee’s back
Prime Time Wrestling – 3/14/88 – included Craig DeGeorge conducting an interview with Hercules & Bobby Heenan in which they discussed Hercules’ match with the Ultimate Warrior at WrestleMania IV
Prime Time Wrestling – 3/14/88: Koko B. Ware pinned Terry Gibbs at 3:50 with the Ghostbuster
Prime Time Wrestling – 3/14/88: Paul Roma & Jim Powers defeated Barry Horowitz & Steve Lombardi at 9:50 when Powers pinned Horowitz with a powerslam
2/27/88 – featured a backstage interview segment with Brutus Beefcake and Bob Uecker; included Craig DeGeorge conducting an interview with Hulk Hogan regarding his participation in the WrestleMania IV tournament; featured comments from Donald Trump during the WrestleMania report, as well as the announcement that Hercules would face the Ultimate Warrior and that Strike Force would defend the tag team titles against Demolition; included the announcement that Vanna White would be the guest time keeper at the event:
WWF Tag Team Champions Rick Martel & Tito Santana defeated Tom Stone & Dusty Wolfe at 2:55 when Stone submitted to Martel’s Boston Crab
Greg Valentine (w/ Jimmy Hart) defeated Lance Allen via submission with the figure-4 at 1:43
Jake Roberts pinned Pete Sanchez at 1:48 with the DDT
Ron Bass pinned Gary Jackson at 1:12 with the Pedigree; after the bout, Bass choked Jackson out with Miss Betsy
Ted Dibiase (w/ Virgil) pinned John Stewart at the 2-minute mark with a powerslam
WWF IC Champion the Honkytonk Man, Bret Hart, & Jim Neidhart (w/ Jimmy Hart) defeated Omar Atlas, Jerry Allen, & Lanny Poffo at 2:37 when Honky pinned Atlas with the Shake, Rattle, & Roll
3/5/88 – featured a backstage interview with Ted Dibiase, Virgil, and Bob Uecker; included Craig DeGeorge conducting an interview with WWF IC Champion the Honkytonk Man & Jimmy Hart, during which Brutus Beefcake appeared, chased Honky & Hart off the stage with his hedge clippers, and vowed to take Honky’s title and hair; featured a WrestleMania IV report in which the 20-man battle royal was announced and that Robin Leach would be the presenter of the world title belt at the event:
Randy Savage (w/ Miss Elizabeth) pinned Iron Mike Sharpe at 2:07 with the flying elbowsmash
Demolition (w/ Mr. Fuji) defeated Jim Evans & Mike Richards at 1:50 when Ax pinned Evans following the Decapitation
Don Muraco pinned Frankie DeFalco with the tombstone at 1:53
Brutus Beefcake defeated Steve Lombardi via submission with the sleeper at 2:03
Davey Boy Smith & the Dynamite Kid defeated Brian Costello & Terry Gibbs at 2:05 when Dynamite pinned Costello with a diving headbutt after being thrown by Smith
King Harley Race, Rick Rude, & Hercules (w/ Bobby Heenan) defeated SD Jones, Sonny Rogers, & Scott Casey at 1:23 when Rogers submitted to Hercules’ backbreaker
3/12/88 – featured Bruno Sammartino’s final appearance as a commentator; included an extended ‘Update’ segment focusing on Hulk Hogan, his title win 4 years before and his two most recent one-on-one matches with Andre the Giant; featured a backstage interview segment with Jake Roberts and Bob Uecker where Jake said he would teach Uecker how to hold Damien the following week; featured Craig DeGeorge conducting an interview with Andre the Giant, Ted Dibiase, & Virgil regarding their participation in the WrestleMania IV world title tournament:
The Ultimate Warrior pinned Tom Stone with the gorilla press slam / splash combo at 2:12
Jim Duggan pinned Barry Horowitz at 1:32 with the running clothesline
Bad News Brown pinned Lance Allen with the Ghetto Blaster; the bout was shown in progress following comments from Vannah White
Bam Bam Bigelow (w/ Sir Oliver Humperdink) pinned Brian Costello at 1:29 with the diving headbutt
Dino Bravo (w/ Frenchy Martin) pinned Johnny Steward with the side suplex at 1:53

WWF @ Hershey, PA – Hersheypark Arena – February 16, 1989 (9,000; sell out)
Wrestling Challenge taping:
Prime Time Wrestling – 2/27/89: Ron Garvin fought Ron Bass to a double count-out at 8:20 when both men began brawling on the floor; after the bout, Garvin scared Bass from the ring with his own whip, Miss Betsy
Bret Hart & Jim Neidhart defeated Chris Duffy & Louis Robinson
Prime Time Wrestling – 2/27/89: Hillbilly Jim pinned Barry Horowitz at 2:20 with a boot to the face; prior to the bout, Jim danced with Mike McGuirk at ringside
WWF World Champion Randy Savage defeated WWF IC Champion the Ultimate Warrior via count-out
3/5/89 – included Gene Okerlund conducting an interview with Ted Dibiase & Virgil in which Dibiase revealed to Okerlund the Million $ Belt; featured additional comments from WWF World Champion Randy Savage and Hulk Hogan regarding their upcoming match at WrestleMania V:
Shawn Michaels & Marty Jannetty defeated Barry Horowitz & Gino Carabello at 3:52 when Michaels pinned Carbello with a flying bodypress
Mr. Perfect pinned David Stoudimiere with the Perfect Plex at 2:26
Big John Studd defeated Chris Duffy & Mitch Carey in a handicap match at 2:36 when Duffy submitted to a bearhug
Greg Valentine & the Honkytonk Man (w/ Jimmy Hart) defeated Mario Mancini & an unknown at 1:51 when Honky pinned Mancini following the Shake, Rattle, & Roll
Hercules defeated Iron Mike Sharpe via submission with the backbreaker at 1:48
The Powers of Pain (w/ Mr. Fuji) defeated Gary Starr & Nelson Veilleux at 2:22 when the Barbarian pinned Starr with a clothesline off the top as Warlord held Starr in the air
Saturday Night’s Main Event #20 – 3/11/89 on NBC (10.0) – included an opening video package highlighting the breakup of the Mega Powers; featured Vince McMahon & Jesse Ventura on commentary; included Gene Okerlund conducting a backstage interview with Rick Rude & Bobby Heenan regarding Rude’s upcoming match with Brutus Beefcake; featured Okerlund conducting a backstage interview with Beefcake regarding his upcoming match; included a pre-taped promo by Hulk Hogan regarding his upcoming match with Bad News Brown; featured Ventura conducting a backstage interview with Bad News, with Bad News continuing to alledge Miss Elizabeth was doing special favors for WWF President Jack Tunney in return for special treatment and said he would go through Hogan to get a WWF World Title shot; included Okerlund conducting a backstage interview with Hogan & Elizabeth regarding Bad News’ accusations, WWF World Champion Randy Savage putting Elizabeth between them, and facing Savage at WrestleMania V; featured Okerlund conducting a backstage interview with Ted Dibiase, with Virgil, regarding his new Million $ Belt and his upcoming match with the Blue Blazer; included Okerlund conducting a backstage interview with the Blazer regarding the upcoming contest; featured backstage footage of Savage waiting to hear from Elizabeth as to whose corner she would be in at WrestleMania; included Okerlund conducting a podium interview with Elizabeth over that decision; after Elizabeth said she would not be in Hogan’s corner, Savage appeared gloating that she would be in his corner; when Okerlund finally asked her, she said she wouldn’t be in Savage’s corner either, with Savage then grabbing her until Hogan appeared and said he would take back the belt at WrestleMania; featured Okerlund conducting a backstage interview with Heenan, Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard regarding their upcoming match against Shawn Michaels & Marty Jannetty; included Okerlund conducting a backstage interview with Michaels & Jannetty regarding the upcoming contest; featured a video package highlighting the feud between the Red Rooster and Heenan; included Ventura conducting a backstage interview with Heenan & the Brooklyn Brawler regarding Brawler’s upcoming match with the Rooster and Heenan facing Rooster at WrestleMania V; featured Okerlund conducting a backstage interview with the Rooster regarding his upcoming match; included backstage footage of Savage throwing furniture around backstage; featured a closing video package highlighting the history of the Mega Powers:
Brutus Beefcake defeated Rick Rude (w/ Bobby Heenan) via disqualification at 5:45 when, after Jake Roberts appeared ringside to counter the interference of Andre the Giant, Rude and Andre began double teaming Roberts in the ring; Andre appeared ringside late in the match and eventually began sitting on and choking Beefcake on the floor behind the back of referee Dave Hebner, with Roberts then coming out with Damien; in the enusing brawl, Big John Studd eventually appeared after Andre was the last man left alone in the ring; as the two men faced off, Roberts slid Damien into the ring, with Andre, Rude, and Heenan then leaving ringside
Hulk Hogan (w/ Miss Elizabeth) pinned Bad News Brown at 9:44 with a boot to the face and the legdrop; late in the bout, Bad News grabbed the mic as he was in control of the contest, cut a promo on Hogan, and said he would finish Hogan off with the Ghetto Blaster, however the champion avoided the move; after the bout, Hogan posed in the ring with Elizabeth (Hulkamania 4)
Ted Dibiase (w/ Virgil) pinned the Blue Blazer with a powerslam at 3:57 as the Blazer attempted a crossbody (Dibiase’s first in-ring appearance with the Million $ Belt) (More Saturday Night’s Main Event)
Shawn Michaels & Marty Jannetty fought Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard to a double count-out at around the 9-minute mark after both teams began brawling on the floor; Bobby Heenan was initially in the corner of Anderson & Blanchard but was ejected from ringside mid-way through after twice interfering in the match; after the bout, the fight continued in the ring with Michaels & Jannetty eventually clearing the ring of their opponents (More Saturday Night’s Main Event)
The Red Rooster pinned the Brooklyn Brawler (w/ Bobby Heenan) at 1:05 with an inside cradle as the Brawler lowered his head for a backdrop; prior to the contest, it was announced Miss Elizabeth would be in a neutral corner at WrestleMania V for the match between Hulk Hogan and WWF World Champion Randy Savage; Heenan was fitted with a mic for the match, with everything he said being heard by the commentary team; after the bout, Brawler and Heenan attacked the Rooster before Rooster eventually cleared the ring of both of them
Wrestling Challenge – 3/12/89 – featured an interview with Andre the Giant & Bobby Heenan regarding Andre’s match with Jake Roberts at WrestleMania V:
Tito Santana pinned Danny Davis with the flying forearm
The Big Bossman & Akeem (w/ Slick) defeated Gary Wolfe & Tony Durante at 2:59 when Akeem pinned Durante following a splash; after the bout, Wolfe was handcuffed to the top rope by Bossman and beaten with the nightstick
Bad News Brown pinned David Lanning with the Ghetto Blaster at 2:15; during the bout, Jim Duggan came to ringside to watch the bout
WWF IC Champion the Ultimate Warrior pinned John Zeiglar at 2:19 following the press slam / splash combo
Jacques & Raymond Rougeau (w/ Jimmy Hart) defeated David Stoudimiere & George Evans at 2:30 when Raymond pinned Stoudimiere following the double team move off the top
3/19/89 – included an interview with Brutus Beefcake regarding his match with Ted Dibiase at WrestleMania V; featured the Red Rooster / Brooklyn Brawler match from SNME shown in full:
WWF Tag Team Champions Demolition defeated David Coleman & John Wise
Dino Bravo defeated Tim Sawyer
Jake Roberts defeated Allen Kinsey
Rick Rude defeated Terry Daniels
The Bushwhackers defeated the Conquistadors

WWF @ Wheeling, WV – Civic Center – February 16, 1990
Included Jim Duggan

WWF @ St. Louis, MO – Arena – February 16, 1990
Tugboat defeated the Brooklyn Brawler
Tito Santana defeated Al Perez
Koko B. Ware defeated Frenchy Martin
Rick Martel defeated Brutus Beefcake
Shawn Michaels, Marty Jannetty, & Hercules defeated the Powers of Pain & Mr. Fuji
Jake Roberts defeated Ted Dibiase
Rick Rude defeated Roddy Piper

WWF Superstars
Taped 1/28/91; Macon, GA; Coliseum
2/16/91 – included the debut of Paul Bearer as he was introduced during the Brother Love Show as the Undertaker’s new manager, with Brother Love then saying all three would be on hand at WrestleMania VII to see the Ultimate Warrior’s demise; featured the interview with Roddy Piper & Virgil from that weekend’s episode of Wrestling Challenge; included the announcement of the following matches for WrestleMania VII: Ted Dibiase vs. Virgil (w/ Roddy Piper), Earthquake vs. Greg Valentine, and Kerry Von Erich vs. Dino Bravo; featured the first vignette promoting the return of Ricky Steamboat in which he was shown breathing fire:
Tito Santana pinned Ted Oates with the flying forearm at 1:58
The Mountie (w/ Jimmy Hart) defeated Sonny Blaze via submission with a nerve hold at 1:20; after the bout, the Mountie handcuffed Blaze’s hands behind his back and assaulted him with the shock stick
The Nasty Boys won a 7 team battle royal by last eliminating the Legion of Doom at 6:19; other participants included: Demolition, the Orient Express, the Bushwhackers, Shawn Michaels & Marty Jannetty, and Paul Roma & Hercules; order of elimination: Smash by the Rockers via a double dropkick (2:20); Luke by Kato (2:40); Jannetty when Michaels accidentally dropkicked his partner out of the ring when Brian Knobbs moved out of the way (3:02); Kato by Road Warrior Hawk (4:49); Roma by Road Warrior Animal when Hercules threw his partner onto Animal, was then caught in mid-air, and dumped to the floor (5:51); Road Warrior Hawk was eliminated when Roma pulled him off the top rope as the LOD attempted the Doomsday Device on the Nasty Boys; due to pre-match stipulations, the Nasty Boys earned a WWF Tag Team Championship title match at WrestleMania VII
Kerry Von Erich pinned Darryl Woodworth with the Tornado Punch at 1:32
Rick Martel defeated Tommy Landell via submission with the Boston Crab at 1:15; after the bout, an unknown masked man came to the ring, attacked Martel, and then left the ring (the debut of the Mariner character, played by Brutus Beefcake)

WWF @ London, Ontario – London Gardens – February 16, 1991 (5,000; sell out)
The Barbarian pinned Koko B. Ware
Prime Time Wrestling – 4/9/91: Bushwhacker Butch defeated Demolition Crush via count-out at around the 10-minute mark after shoving Crush into the ringpost as both men were fighting on the floor
Jimmy Snuka pinned Ted Dibiase after Virgil interfered
Jim Duggan pinned Gen. Adnan
Jake Roberts pinned Rick Martel
Virgil pinned the Brooklyn Brawler
The Undertaker pinned Tugboat
WWF Tag Team Champions Bret Hart & Jim Neidhart fought Paul Roma & Hercules to a double count-out
WWF World Champion Sgt. Slaughter defeated the Ultimate Warrior via disqualification

WWF @ Long Island, NY – Nassau Coliseum – February 16, 1991 (14,000)
Greg Valentine pinned Dino Bravo
The Nasty Boys defeated Shawn Michaels & Marty Jannetty
The Big Bossman pinned Bobby Heenan at the 39-second mark
The Mountie defeated Jim Powers
The Legion of Doom & Davey Boy Smith defeated the Warlord & the Orient Express
Kerry Von Erich defeated WWF IC Champion Mr. Perfect via count-out
Hulk Hogan defeated Earthquake in a stretcher match

WWF @ Lowell, MA – Memorial Auditorium – February 16, 1991
The Mountie defeated Jim Powers via submission
Davey Boy Smith pinned the Warlord
The Legion of Doom defeated the Orient Express & Mr. Fuji in a handicap match when Road Warrior Hawk pinned Kato
The Nasty Boys defeated Shawn Michaels & Marty Jannetty
Kerry Von Erich defeated WWF IC Champion Mr. Perfect via count-out
The Big Bossman defeated Earthquake via disqualification

WWF Wrestling Challenge

Taped 1/27/92; Lubbock, TX; Municipal Coliseum
2/16/92 – featured footage from last week’s Saturday Night’s Main Event of the Hogan & Sid / Flair & Undertaker match to begin the broadcast; footage was also shown listed as airing the following day of Justice as a guest of the Barber Shop in which Justice attacked Beefcake and destroyed the Barber Shop set with a chair (final Barber Shop segment); included a ‘Special Report’ segment where it was announced that Hulk Hogan would face Sid Justice at WrestleMania VIII, not WWF World Champion Ric Flair, and that Flair would now defend against the new #1 contender Randy Savage, with speculation that a special referee was likely to be assigned for the Hogan / Justice match; featured comments from Flair & Mr. Perfect regarding Flair’s match with Savage, with Flair stating he and Perfect knew something that Savage didn’t know:
Tito Santana pinned Dale Wolfe at 1:58 with the flying forearm
The Mountie (w/ Jimmy Hart) pinned Terry Daniels at 1:29 following a dropkick
Sgt. Slaughter & Jim Duggan defeated the Brooklyn Brawler & Brian Elmore at 2:12 when Duggan pinned Elmore following the running clothesline
The Undertaker (w/ Paul Bearer) pinned Ed Robinson with the tombstone at 1:12
Bret Hart defeated BA Dalton via submission with the Sharpshooter at 1:25

WCW The Main Event


Ron Simmons & Big Josh defeated WCW US Tag Team Champions Tracey Smothers & Steve Armstrong to win the titles at 8:44 when Josh pinned Smothers with a sit-down splash following a spinebuster from Simmons; Smothers & Armstrong were still recognized as champions until the match aired (1/14/92; Columbus, GA; Municipal Auditorium)

WCW US Champion Rick Rude (w/ Madusa), WCW TV Champion Steve Austin, & WCW Tag Team Champion Bobby Eaton (w/ Paul E. Dangerously) defeated Sting, Ricky Steamboat, & Marcus Alexander Bagwell at 10:01 when Austin pinned Bagwell after Eaton hit the Alabama Jam behind the referee’s back as Bagwell had Austin covered with a powerslam; after the bout, Rude attempted to hit Bagwell with a steel chair until Sting cleared the ring (2/12/92; Center Stage Theatre)

WCW @ Norfolk, VA – Scope – February 16, 1992
Terrance Taylor & Greg Valentine defeated Marcus Alexander Bagwell & Tom Zenk
Richard Morton defeated Johnny B. Badd
Abdullah the Butcher defeated PN News
Mr. Hughes defeated Van Hammer
Rick & Scott Steiner defeated Steve Armstrong & Tracy Smothers
Barry Windham defeated Larry Zbyzsko in a Texas Death Match
Sting, Ricky Steamboat, Dustin Rhodes, & Ron Simmons defeated WCW US Champion Rick Rude, WCW TV Champion Steve Austin, WCW Tag Team Champions Arn Anderson & Bobby Eaton

WWF @ Auburn Hills, MI – Palace – February 16, 1992 (6,000)
Tito Santana pinned the Barbarian (sub. for Ted Dibiase) at 9:10
Repo Man pinned Virgil at 9:08
Shawn Michaels pinned Jim Powers (sub. for Jimmy Snuka) at 13:13
The Big Bossman pinned IRS at 6:37
Skinner pinned Chris Walker
Sgt. Slaughter & Jim Duggan defeated the Nasty Boys when Duggan pinned Knobbs after hitting him with the 2X4
Hulk Hogan & WWF IC Champion Roddy Piper defeated WWF World Champion Ric Flair & the Undertaker at 9:57 when Hogan pinned Flair after Flair accidentally hit Taker and Taker walked out of the match

WWF @ San Diego, CA – Sports Arena – February 16, 1993 (4,000)
Wrestling Challenge taping:
The Beverly Brothers defeated Joey Maggs & Jim Powers
WWF Mania – 3/6/93: Typhoon defeated Papa Shango via disqualification at 4:59 when Shango used his voodoo stick to spray sparks into Typhoon’s face; after the bout, Shango attacked Typhoon with the stick but Typhoon eventually cleared him from the ring
WWF Mania – 3/6/93: Kimchee defeated Jim Gorman via submission with the Camel Clutch at 2:51
Giant Gonzalez defeated Tito Santana
Doink the Clown defeated Kamala (w/ Slick) via count-out at 3:19 when Doink distracted Kamala with a present on the arena floor; after opening the empty box, Kamala hit a number of chops and a splash before chasing Doink backstage (Invasion of the Bodyslammers)
Tatanka defeated Razor Ramon via disqualification
Yokozuna defeated Randy Savage
Crush defeated WWF IC Champion Shawn Michaels via disqualification
WWF World Champion Bret Hart pinned Bam Bam Bigelow
3/7/93 – featured opening comments from Jim Duggan, at his home, where he said he was sorry and felt he had let his country down; included a ‘Special Report’ segment highlighting the two recent matches where Tatanka pinned WWF IC Champion Shawn Michaels; featured comments from the Undertaker & Paul Bearer discussing Taker’s upcoming match with Giant Gonzalez at WrestleMania IX; included comments from Hulk Hogan, Brutus Beefcake, & Jimmy Hart, who accepted WWF Tag Team Champions IRS & Ted Dibiase’s challenge from Monday Night Raw for a match at WrestleMania IX; featured a WrestleMania IX Report; included comments from Crush, on a beach in Kona, HI, where he picked up a coconut and crushed it in his hands as an example of what he would do to Doink the Clown at WrestleMania:
Yokozuna (w/ Mr. Fuji) pinned Raven Clark at 2:16 with the Bonzai Drop
Rick & Scott Steiner defeated Dan Faren & the White Shadow at 3:13 when Scott pinned Faren following the DDT double team off the top; during the bout, the Headshrinkers & Afa cut an insert promo on facing the Steiners at WrestleMania IX
Lex Luger pinned Bobby Young at 1:40 with the running forearm; after the bout, Luger dragged Young in front of his full length mirror on the floor, insulted him, and threw him down
Bob Backlund pinned Al Burke at 2:11 with a Thesz Press
Doink the Clown defeated Joey Maggs via submission with the Stump Puller at 2:12; during the bout, Doink cut an insert promo on facing Crush at WrestleMania IX
3/14/93 – featured a pre-taped segment with Hulk Hogan, Brutus Beefcake, wearing a steel face mask, & Jimmy Hart in which they discussed their tag team title match at WrestleMania IX before Hogan hit Beefcake in the face with a briefcase to show how indestructible the mask was; included a WrestleMania Report where it was announced that Razor Ramon would face Bob Backlund; featured a vignette showing Mr. Perfect with Felton Spencer of the Minnesota Timberwolves, where Perfect was shown to be a perfect basketball player:
Crush defeated Larry Ludden via submission with the head vice at 3:12
Bam Bam Bigelow pinned Jim Powers at 2:46 with the diving headbutt
WWF IC Champion Shawn Michaels pinned Buddy Wayne at 2:58 with a superkick after opting not to hit the side suplex; during the bout, Tatanka cut an insert promo on facing Michaels at WrestleMania
Kamala (w/ Slick) pinned Tim Patterson at 3:15 with a splash to the back
Razor Ramon pinned Brian West at 3:20 with the Razor’s Edge
3/21/93 – included Raymond Rougeau conducting a podium interview with WWF World Champion Bret Hart, discussing his match with Yokozuna at WrestleMania IX, with Bret saying that he has respect for Yoko; included a ‘Special Report’ segment showing Yokozuna attacking his opponent after his match on last week’s WWF Superstars; included a WrestleMania IX Report’where it was announced that Kamala would face Bam Bam Bigelow:
The Nasty Boys defeated Ed Morretti & the Intruder at 2:36 when Jerry Saggs pinned the Intruder following the running powerslam / flying elbowsmash combo; it was mentioned during the bout that the Nastys were in line for a tag team title shot against Ted Dibiase & IRS at WrestleMania but stepped aside for Hulk Hogan & Brutus Beefcake
Damien Demento pinned Joey Maggs at 2:14 with a kneedrop
The Headshrinkers defeated Jesse Storm & Mark Ming at 2:20 when Fatu pinned Ming with the splash off the top; during the bout, Rick & Scott Steiner cut an insert promo on facing the Headshrinkers at WrestleMania
Owen Hart pinned Bobby Young at 2:44 with a crossbody off the top; after the bout, Giant Gonzalez & Harvey Wippleman came ringside, with Wippleman claiming Gonzalez was scheduled to face 10 to 30 opponents right now but they had all left; Gonzalez then said he would bury the Undertaker at WrestleMania
Lex Luger pinned Reno Riggins at 2:08 with his pinky following the running forearm; after the bout, Luger threw Riggins to the floor, held him in front of his full length mirror, and insulted him before throwing him down

WCW @ St. Louis, MO – February 16, 1995

WWF @ Nashville, TN – Municipal Auditorium – February 16, 1996
Tatanka defeated Barry Horowitz
Henry & Phinneas Godwinn defeated Skip & Zip
Steve Austin defeated Savio Vega
Ahmed Johnson defeated USWA Champion Jeff Jarrett via disqualification
Yokozuna defeated Davey Boy Smith
Duke Drose defeated the 1-2-3 Kid
Shawn Michaels pinned Owen Hart
The Undertaker defeated WWF IC Champion Goldust via count-out
WWF World Champion Bret Hart defeated Jerry Lawler in a steel cage match

WWF Superstars
Aired live from Chattanooga, TN, the site of In Your House “Final Four”

NJPW @ Tokyo, Japan – Sumo Hall – February 16, 1997 (11,000)
Tatsuhito Takaiwa & Yutaka Yoshie defeated Kazuyuki Fujita & Shinjiro Ohtani at 12:08 when Fujita submitted to Takaiwa
Chris Jericho & Scotty Riggs defeated Norio Honaga & El Samurai at 9:05 when Jericho pinned Honaga
Osamu Nishimura, Takashi Iizuka, & Junji Hirata defeated Akitoshi Saito, Akira Nogami, & Kuniaki Kobayashi at 11:16 when Kobayashi submitted to Iizuka
Michiyoshi Ohara & Tatsutoshi Goto defeated Hiro Saito & Hiroyoshi Tenzan at 12:44 when Ohara pinned Saito
J Crown Champion Jushin Liger pinned Koji Kanemoto at 19:26
Scott Norton, Buff Bagwell, & Masahiro Chono beat Riki Choshu, Kensuke Sasaki, & Tadao Yasuda at 9:50 when Norton pinned Yasuda
The Great Muta pinned Shiro Koshinaka at 12:43
IWGP Tag Team Champions Tatsumi Fujinami & Kengo Kimura defeated Manabu Nakanishi & Satoshi Kojima at 14:41 when Kimura pinned Nakanishi
IWGP Champion Shinya Hashimoto pinned Kazuo Yamazaki at 18:55

In Your House “Final Four” – Chattanooga, TN – UTC Arena – February 16, 1997 (6,399)
WWF Superstars 2/16/97 – aired live from the empty arena and included interviews with the participants of the night’s main event
Henry & Phinneas Godwinn defeated the Headbangers
Free For All – included backstage interviews and in-ring promos by the four participants in the main event
Pay-per-view bouts – featured Jim Ross & Jerry Lawler on commentary; included an in-ring appearance by the Honkytonk Man; featured Kevin Kelly conducting a backstage interview with Bret Hart regarding his participation in the Final Four match:
Marc Mero (w/ Sable) pinned Leif Cassidy with a Samoan Drop and the Shooting Star Press at 9:31
Farooq, Crush, & Savio Vega (w/ PG-13, D-Lo Brown, Clarence Mason, and other Nation members) defeated Goldust (w/ Marlena), Flash Funk, & Bart Gunn at 6:43 when Farooq pinned Gunn after Crush hit a legdrop to the back of Gunn’s head as he had Farooq covered following a bulldog off the top
WWF IC Champion Rocky Maivia pinned Hunter Hearst Helmsley with a back suplex into a bridge as the challenger was distracted by Goldust at ringside; after the bout, Marlena was assaulted and choked from behind by an unknown woman while Goldust and Helmsley had words; the woman was eventually pulled away from Marlena by security and ejected from the building; she later became known as Chyna (Chyna’s debut)
Doug Furnas & Phil LaFon defeated WWF Tag Team Champions Owen Hart & Davey Boy Smith (w/ Clarence Mason) via disqualification at 10:31 when Owen hit LaFon with the Slammy as Smith prepared to hit the running powerslam on the challenger; after the bout, the champions argued over the finish, with Smith throwing his tag belt to the mat and breaking Owen’s Slammy, then threatening Mason, but all three men eventually left ringside together
Bret Hart defeated Vader (w/ Paul Bearer), the Undertaker, and Steve Austin in a Final Four match by last eliminating Taker at 24:06 to win the vacant WWF World Title; pre-match stipulations stated that eliminations could occur via pinfall, submission, or by tossing your opponent over the top to the floor; early in the bout, Taker busted Vader’s eye after hitting him in the face with the steel ringsteps; during the bout, Psycho Sid – who would challenge the winner the following night on Monday Night Raw – was shown watching the match backstage; Hart eliminated Austin by throwing him over the top at 18:09; Austin returned minutes later to attack Bret; Taker eliminated Vader at 22:33 by knocking him off the top as he attempted a moonsault on Taker; Hart eliminated Taker with a clothesline after Taker knocked an interfering Austin off the apron; after the bout, Sid interrupted Hart’s celebratory fireworks and confronted Hart in the ring as the show came to a close

WCW @ Tampa, FL – Fairgrounds – February 16, 1998
Monday Nitro:
Bill Goldberg defeated Hugh Morrus
Sick Boy defeated Mark Starr
Public Enemy defeated Kevin Nash & Scott Hall via disqualification
Mike Enos defeated Barry Horowitz
Yuji Nagata defeated La Parka
The Ultimo Dragon defeated Kidman
The Barbarian defeated Meng
Perry Saturn defeated Rick Martel
Curt Hennig defeated Bobby Eaton
Rick & Scott Steiner defeated Buff Bagwell & Scott Norton via disqualification
Rick Martel defeated WCW TV Champion Booker T to win the title
Chris Benoit & Dean Malenko defeated Eddie Guerrero & WCW Cruiserweight Champion Chris Jericho at 6:16 when Malenko forced Jericho to submit to the Texas Cloverleaf
WCW World Champion Sting & Lex Luger defeated Hulk Hogan & Randy Savage via disqualification

WWF @ Dallas, TX – Reunion Arena – February 16, 1998 (13,296)
John Tenta defeated Mike Davis
Shotgun – 2/21/98:
Brian Christopher pinned Tony Williams with the Tennessee Jam
Kurrgan (w/ the Jackyl) defeated Cedman with the claw
Pantera defeated Felino
Barry Windham (w/ Jim Cornette, the Rock ‘n’ Roll Express, & Jeff Jarrett) pinned Tom Brandi with the lariat; after the bout, Bradshaw made the save
Mark Henry & D-Lo Brown defeated Bill Irwin & Kit Carson when D-Lo pinned Carson with a splash off the top
Chainz, Skull, & 8-Ball defeated Jesus Castillo, Jose Estrada, & Savio Vega via disqualification when Miguel Perez interfered
Raw is War:
The Quebecars defeated the Legion of Doom via count-out
Ken Shamrock defeated Sniper via submission with the ankle lock
NWA Tag Team Champions the Rock ‘n’ Roll Express defeated the Headbangers via disqualification after one of the champions was thrown over the top to the floor, which was against NWA rules
WWF European Champion Owen Hart defeated NWA North American Champion Jeff Jarrett (w/ Jim Cornette) via disqualification when Cornette interfered as Jarrett was caught in the Sharpshooter; only the European title was at stake
WWF Light Heavyweight Champion Taka Michinoku & Aguila defeated Brian Christopher & Piratita Morgan
Steve Blackman defeated Farooq
Cactus Jack & Terry Funk defeated TAKFA Goldust & Marc Mero

WCW @ Lakeland, FL – February 16, 1999
Television taping:
The Border Patrol defeated El Dandy & Barry Horowitz
Lash Leroux defeated Bobby Blaze
The Barbarian defeated Hector Garza
Hugh Morrus defeated Dave Taylor
Fit Finlay defeated El Dandy
Chavo Guerrero Jr. defeated Ciclope
Mike Enos defeated Barry Darsow
James Fullington defeated Bull Pain
Psychosis defeated Villano V
Jerry Flynn defeated the Disciple
Brian Adams defeated Bobby Eaton
Billy Kidman defeated Scott Armstrong
Norman Smiley defeated Damian
Jerry Flynn defeated Dave Burkhead
Ernest Miller defeated Steve Armstrong
Stevie Ray & Vincent defeated Disorderly Conduct
Perry Saturn defeated Sgt. Buddy Lee Parker
Erik Watts defeated Silver King
Van Hammer defeated Johnny Swinger
Meng defeated Kendall Windham
Juventud Guerrera defeated Lenny Lane
Konnan & Rey Mysterio Jr. defeated Lodi & Al Greene
Booker T defeated Chris Jericho via disqualification
Meng defeated the Barbarian
Dark match after the taping: Dean Malenko & Chris Benoit defeated David Sierra & Ricky Santana

WWF @ Chattanooga, TN – UTC Arena – February 16, 1999 (7,900; sell out)
Sunday Night Heat:
Skull, 8-Ball, Brian Christopher, & Scott Taylor defeated Kurrgan, Giant Silva, Golga, & George Steele
Ken Shamrock fought the Godfather to a no contest after Billy Gunn came to ringside before the bout with Ryan Shamrock, Ken became furious, grabbed his sister, and left ringside
WWF European Champion Shane McMahon (w/ Chyna) pinned WWF Light Heavyweight Champion Gillberg after hitting him with the Euro title belt; after the bout, X-Pac issued a challenge to Shane for a title match at WrestleMania XV but Chyna said he would have to go through her first
Al Snow pinned D-Lo Brown after WWF Tag Team Champions Owen Hart & Jeff Jarrett attacked D-Lo while the referee was distracted by Debra
Viscera defeated the Big Bossman via disqualification after Ken Shamrock, Test, and Kane interfered – with the Undertaker and Paul Bearer looking on from the entranceway – and the ring became surrounded in fire
Raw is War:
The Public Enemy defeated Edge & Gangrel via disqualification; after the bout, PE recieved a blood bath (Public Enemey’s TV debut)
Billy Gunn fought Ken Shamrock to a no contest when a brawl ensued between Gunn, Shamrock, and Val Venis – who did guest commentary for the match; after the bout, Ryan Shamrock came ringside where Ken grabbed her and took her backstage
WWF Tag Team Champions Owen Hart & Jeff Jarrett defeated D-Lo Brown in a handicap match after Jackie interfered and hit a dropkick off the top on D-Lo
WWF World Champion the Rock fought Paul Wight to a no contest when both men attacked guest referee Mankind after the bout began
Steve Blackman pinned Droz; after the bout, Droz attacked Blackman with his nunchucks
Goldust pinned WWF IC Champion Val Venis in a non-title match after the Blue Meanie interfered
WWF Hardcore Champion Hardcore Holly pined Bart Gunn at 8:18 when a man in a kabuki costume came out on the stage and threw the challenger off the stage and through a table set up on the arena floor; the man was later revealed to be Al Snow (Best of Raw Vol. 1 & 2, WWF Hardcore)
X-Pac pinned Chyna after Triple H interfered and hit a Pedigree on Chyna; due to prematch stipulations, X-Pac earned a European title shot for WrestleMania XV
The Undertaker (w/ Paul Bearer) defeated Kane in an Inferno match when Kane’s foot caught on fire; after the bout, the Undertaker burned a stuffed teddy bear which made guest commentator Vince McMahon break down crying; the bear was later revealed to be Stephanie McMahon’s
Shotgun – 2/27/99:
Matt & Jeff Hardy defeated Roger Hill (Roger Anderson) & Frank Parker
Tiger Ali Singh defeated Mark Kyle
Triple H defeated Buddy Landell
Super Astros – 2/28/99:
Armando Fernandez, Miguel Perez, & Felino defeated Apolo Dantes, Papi Chulo, & El Merenguero
El Torito & Battalion defeated Max Mini & Nova

WCW Thunder
Taped 2/15/00; Philadelphia, PA; First Union Center
WCW Cruiserweight Championship Tournament Semi-Finals: TAFKA Prince Iaukea (w/ Paisley) pinned Kaz Hayashi (sub. for Psychosis) with a jumping DDT from the middle turnbuckle
The Wall pinned Norman Smiley; after the bout, the Wall hit a chokeslam on Smiley from the apron through a table
Tank Abbott defeated Van Hammer via KO
Ron & Don Harris defeated Vampiro & Billy Kidman (w/ Torrie Wilson)
Big Vito pinned Crowbar in a streetfight
Slick Johnson pinned Mickey Jay
Brian Knobbs pinned Fit Finlay in a cast match; Jimmy Hart was the guest referee
Ric Flair & Lex Luger (w/ Elizabeth) defeated Terry Funk & Dustin Rhodes

WCW @ Bethlehem, PA – Stabler Arena – February 16, 2000 (1,414)
WCW Saturday Night taping:
Ron & Don Harris defeated Rick Fuller & Chad Hart
Shane Helms & Shannon Moore defeated Disorderly Conduct
Kid Romeo defeated Jamie Howard
Vampiro defeated Kaz Hayashi
TAFKA Prince Iaukea defeated Yang
Buff Bagwell defeated Al Green
WCW TV Champion Jim Duggan defeated Robert Gibson
WCW Hardcore Champion Bam Bam Bigelow defeated Adrian Byrd in a hardcore match
Van Hammer defeated Lex Luger via disqualification
Disco Inferno defeated Steve Armstrong
Dustin Rhodes defeated Bobby Eaton
The Demon defeated Power Company
Tank Abbott defeated Villano IV
The Barbarian defeated Villano V
Fidel Sierra defeated Barry Horowitz
Sonny Siaki & Chuck Palumbo defeated Allan Funk & Rick Cornell
Shark Boy defeated Jeremy Lopez
Billy Kidman defeated Elix Skipper
Brian Knobbs defeated Dave Burkhead
WCW TV Champion Jim Duggan defeated Lord Steven Regal; stipulations stated both Duggan’s title and Regal’s career were on the line in the contest (Regal’s last appearance)
WCW Tag Team Champions Big Vito & Johnny the Bull defeated PG-13

WWF @ Green Bay, WI – February 16, 2002 (3,912)
Rikishi pinned Mr. Perfect with the Bonzai Drop
Brock Lesnar & Leviathan defeated Randy Orton & Shelton Benjamin when Lesnar scored the pin
WWF Women’s Champion Jazz pinned Lita
Sho Funaki pinned Perry Saturn
Kane pinned the Big Bossman with a chokeslam
WWF European Champion Diamond Dallas Page pinned Val Venis with the Diamond Cutter
WWF Tag Team Champions Tazz & Spike Dudley defeated Booker T & Test after Tazz locked Test in the Tazzmission
WWF IC Champion William Regal pinned Edge in a No DQ match after hitting him with brass knuckles
Matt & Jeff Hardy won a tag team turmoil match over the Acolytes, Scotty 2 Hotty & Albert, Lance Storm & Christian, the Dudley Boyz, and Billy Gunn & Chuck Palumbo; order of elimination: Lance Storm & Christian defeated Albert & Scotty 2 Hotty; the Acolytes defeated Storm & Christian; the Acolytes defeated the Dudley Boyz; Billy Gunn & Chuck Palumbo defeated the Acolytes; Matt & Jeff Hardy defeated Gunn & Palumbo after Lita interfered

WWE (Smackdown!) @ Detroit, MI – Joe Louis Arena – February 16, 2003
Brock Lesnar defeated the Big Show & Paul Heyman in a handicap match by pinning Show following a chair shot
Albert pinned Kanyon with the back breaker
John Cena & Bill DeMott defeated Sho Funaki & Sean O?Haire when Cena pinned Funaki with a small package
Nathan Jones defeated Matt Hardy
WWE Cruiserweight Champion Billy Kidman pinned Jaime Noble with the Sky High
WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions Shelton Benjamin & Charlie Haas defeated Eddie & Chavo Guerrero Jr.
Nidia pinned Torrie Wilson with a roll up as Torrie argued with special referee Dawn Marie
Rikishi & Rey Mysterio Jr. defeated Chris Jericho & Christian
WWE Smackdown! World Champion Kurt Angle pinned Chris Benoit after Team Angle interfered and Shelton Benjamin hit the challenger with the world title belt; after the bout, Rhyno made the save and cleaned house of Team Angle

WWE (Raw) @ Huntington, WV – Big Sandy Superstore Arena – February 16, 2003
Rob Van Dam & Kane defeated Rosey & Jamal when RVD scored the pin with the Five Star Frog Splash
WWE Raw Tag Team Champions Lance Storm & William Regal defeated the Dudley Boyz after Regal used a pair of brass knuckles to score the pin; after the match, Spike Dudley helped in making the save
WWE Women’s Champion Victoria pinned Molly Holly with the Widow’s Peak
Al Snow, Maven, & Tommy Dreamer defeated Christopher Nowinski, Chief Morley, & Steven Richards when Maven pinned Morley
Spike Dudley pinned Rico with the Dudley Dogg
Booker T & Scott Steiner defeated World Heavyweight Champion Triple H & Batista when Booker pinned Batista

WWE @ Bakersfield, CA – Centennial Garden Arena – February 16, 2004
Sunday Night Heat:
Rico (w/ Jackie Gayda) pinned Test with an inside cradle at 3:03
Rene Dupree (w/ Rob Conway) pinned Val Venis (w/ Lance Storm) at 3:36 with a DVD
John Heidenreich pinned the Hurricane at 1:43 with a swinging side slam
Matt Hardy, Garrison Cade, & Mark Jindrak defeated Bubba Ray, D-Von, & Spike Dudley at 6:49 when Cade pinned Spike with a flapjack
Raw – featured an opening segment in which Chris Benoit and Triple H came to blows, with Benoit briefly applying the Crippler Crossface before leaving the ring as Evolution came ringside; included Mick Foley being brutally triple teamed by Randy Orton, Batista, and Ric Flair:
Booker T & Rob Van Dam defeated WWE Raw Tag Team Champions Ric Flair & Batista (w/ Randy Orton) to win the titles at 9:38 when Booker pinned Flair after RVD hit the Five Star Frog Splash as Booker was caught in the figure-4, while the referee was distracted by Mick Foley battling Orton and Batista on the floor
Kane fought Chris Jericho to a no contest at around the 4 minute mark after Kane rammed Jericho knee-first into the steel ring post; after the bout, Kane cut an in-ring promo on the Undertaker and – as he left ringside – another Undertaker vignette aired; the segment ended with Kane being rained on and the Undertaker’s gong being sounded
Trish Stratus & Victoria (w/ Steven Richards) defeated WWE Women’s Champion Molly Holly & Jazz (w/ Teddy Long) at 3:32 when Victoria pinned Molly with the Widow’s Peak; after the bout, Test attacked Richards and Victoria but Christian made the save before he could do the same to Trish
Shawn Michaels pinned Chris Benoit at 21:08 with the superkick as Benoit became distracted by Triple H, who came ringside during the closing moments of the contest; after the bout, Triple H hit the Pedigree on Michaels before Steve Austin came ringside and announced that Triple H would be defending against both Benoit and Michaels at WrestleMania XX

WWE (Smackdown!) @ Stockton, CA – Memorial Civic Auditorium – February 16, 2004 (sell out)
Billy Kidman & Paul London defeated Akio & Sakoda
The Ultimo Dragon defeated Shannon Moore
John Cena pinned Rhyno with the FU
Billy Gunn pinned Matt Morgan with the Fameasser
Tajiri defeated Orlando Jordan
WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions Rikishi & Scotty 2 Hotty defeated Doug & Danny Basham and the FBI in an elimination match
The Acolytes defeated Shelton Benjamin & Charlie Haas after Bradshaw hit the Clothesline from Hell
WWE Cruiserweight Champion Chavo Guerrero Jr. defeated Rey Mysterio Jr. and Jamie Noble
Sable & Torrie Wilson defeated Nidia & Dawn Marie in a lingerie contest
WWE World Champion Eddie Guerrero, Kurt Angle, & Hardcore Holly defeated Brock Lesnar, WWE US Champion the Big Show, & Albert when Guerrero pinned Lesnar with the Frog Splash; after the bout, Angle and Holly congratulated Guerrero on his title win the preivous night


Taped 2/13/06; Greensboro, NC; Coliseum
2/16/06 – featured Vince McMahon airing a series of clips showcasing moments in Shawn Michaels’ career, including the “Lost My Smile” promo from 2/13/97, Michaels & Triple H showing footage of the “Curtain Call” during the 10/6/97 Raw, and the Michaels / McMahon confrontation from the 12/26/05 Raw in which Michaels told McMahon to “Move on” from the Montreal Incident; included an in-ring retirement ceremony for Michaels conducted by McMahon in which McMahon said he was going to put together a tribute video for Michaels and fly his family down but Michaels deserved more; he then brought out the Spirit Squad to give a cheer in Michaels’ honor; moments later, Michaels refused to sign the retirement papers, saying he loved the job too much to walk away from it; Michaels then tore up the paperwork, with Vince then slapping him in the face and leaving the ring; as Michaels prepared to fight McMahon, Vince took the mic and said that by not signing the papers Michaels opened the floodgates to his own personal hell; featured the announcement that Bret Hart would be inducted into the 2006 WWE Hall of Fame on April 1; included a backstage segment in which Jack, Trish Stratus’ boyfriend, found Mickie James in Trish’s dressing room wearing a wig to look like the women’s champion; moments later, Mickie took off the wig and began screaming for help claiming Jack was hurting her and security took him away; after the commercial break, Mickie told Trish her side of the story to convince her that she had been victimized; featured footage of Stacy Keibler perfoming on “Dancing with the Stars” and earning a perfect score on that week’s episode:
Road to WrestleMania Semi-Finals: Triple H fought WWE Raw Tag Team Champion the Big Show to a double count-out at 13:33 when Show grabbed Triple H by the throat and pulled him off the ring apron as both men began fighting on the floor; after the bout, the two continued to brawl at ringside until a bloody Show speared Triple H through the retaining barrier as Triple H attempted to hit Show with a steel chair; moments later, Vince McMahon announced backstage that both men would meet the winner of the RVD / Masters match the following week in a triple threat match
Shelton Benjamin (w/ Momma Benjamin) pinned Eugene with the Exploder suplex at 1:30; due to pre-match stipulations, Benjamin earned an IC title shot for the following week; after the bout, Benjamin cut a promo in the ring saying no one would be calling him “momma’s boy” after his match with Ric Flair the following week because they would be calling him champion instead
Ashley pinned Torrie Wilson (w/ Candice Michelle) at 1:22 with a roll up after a botched crucifix attempt; prior to the bout, a clip of Candice Michelle appearing on “The Tonight Show” was shown; after the bout, Candice grabbed the mic and consoled Torrie by telling her and the audience she would be on the cover of the 3/10 Playboy magazine, said it will be the hottest cover ever, and then stripped down to her bra & panties before leaving the ring with Torrie
Road to WrestleMania Semi-Finals: Rob Van Dam pinned Chris Masters with the Five Star Frog Splash at 5:04 after kicking Masters in the face and knocking him off the top
WWE World Champion John Cena pinned Edge at 19:45 by catching the challenger coming off the top and hitting the FU; Lita was in the challenger’s corner early on but was ejected by guest referee Mick Foley at the 10-minute mark when he caught her trying to untie a turnbuckle pad; she returned late in the contest to help Edge use the title belt as a weapon; after the match, Lita and Edge assaulted Foley

WWE Smackdown!

Taped 2/13/07; Seattle, WA; Key Arena
2/16/07 – featured a commercial for the DVD release of “The Marine;” included a pre-taped segment of Booker T & Sharmell ‘At the Movies’ reviewing Kane’s acting in “See No Evil,” in which both laughed at Kane before Booker acted out the scene as he would have done it to show how much better an actor he was; eventually the lighting went red and Kane appeared behind Booker & Sharmell, scaring them both away; featured WWE World Champion John Cena speaking with Shawn Michaels backstage in which Michaels said he would make sure nothing happened to Cena between then and WrestleMania; included a backstage segment with Kristal and Teddy Long in which Jillian Hall interrupted and said she was thinking of rapping at the No Way Out talent show; after Jillian left, Kristal took off her top as a message to Long; featured a Dusty Rhodes video package to promote his induction into the 2007 WWE Hall of Fame class; included ECW World Champion Bobby Lashley meeting with Long backstage, after Kristal left, in which Ken Kennedy interrupted outraged over his tag team loss; moments later, Kennedy challenged Lashley to a title match at No Way Out; featured an in-ring segment in which Ashley debuted her Playboy cover, available March 12; included Maryse welcoming the audience back from commercial; featured a commercial for the “Grind House” double-feature; included the announcement ECW World Champion Bobby Lashley would defend against Ken Kennedy at No Way Out; featured the announcement the Finlay / Boogeyman match at No Way Out would now be a mixed tag team match with their two midgets; included Randy Orton and Edge speaking about their match in the night’s main event; featured a vignette promoting the appearance of Rey Mysterio Jr. the following week:
The Boogeyman pinned Finlay at 4:07 by hitting him with his staff after a midget Boogeyman appeared and attacked Finlay’s midget when he tried to interfere
Deuce (w/ Domino & Cherry) pinned WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champion Brian Kendrick (w/ WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champion Paul London) at 3:37 with a boot to the face after Domino pushed Kendrick off the top; prior to the bout, it was announced Deuce & Domino would challenge Kendrick & London for the titles at No Way Out, instead of the previously scheduled 4-way tag team title ladder match which was not mentioned on commentary
WWE Raw Tag Team Champions – WWE World Champion John Cena & Shawn Michaels defeated Ken Kennedy & MVP at 17:08 in a non-title match when Cena pinned MVP with the FU after Michaels prevented Kennedy from using a steel chair
Scotty 2 Hotty defeated WWE Cruiserwight Champion Gregory Helms via disqualification in a non-title match when Daivari attacked Scotty as he attempted the Worm at 1:59; after the bout, Sho Funaki, Jamie Noble, Shannon Moore, and Jimmy Wang Yang all came out, with Yang as the last man standing after knocking down Helms
World Heavyweight Champion Batista & the Undertaker defeated Edge & Randy Orton at 12:55 when Taker pinned Edge with the chokeslam and tombstone; after the bout, Shawn Michaels hit the superkick on Taker and Cena dropped Batista with the FU as the show came to a close

WWE (Raw) @ Los Angeles, CA – Staples Center – February 16, 2008 (13,000)
Ric Flair defeated Ken Kennedy via submission with the figure-4; pre-match stipulations stated Flair would have to retire if he lost
WWE Women’s Champion Beth Phoenix pinned Mickie James with the cradle suplex; Val Venis was the guest referee for the bout
Super Crazy, Brian Kendrick, & DH Smith defeated Carlito Caribbean Cool, Charlie Haas, & Snitsky
WWE World Champion Randy Orton pinned WWE IC Champion Jeff Hardy wih the RKO
WWE Raw Tag Team Champions Hardcore Holly & Cody Rhodes defeated Lance Cade & Trevor Murdoch
Chris Jericho pinned John Bradshaw Layfield in a streetfight following a Code Breaker onto a steel chair
Triple H & Shawn Michaels defeated Umaga & William Regal

Graham Cawthon