November 28, 1985/1991: NWA Starrcade; The Undertaker defeats Hulk Hogan at Survivor Series

November 28, 1985 – The NWA under Jim Crockett Promotions held Starrcade ’85 “The Gathering” at the Greensboro Coliseum in Greensboro, North Carolina and the Omni in Atlanta, Georgia.

The NWA alternated having live matches at both locations, while showing the matches from the other venue on live closed circuit television. The other closed circuit locations were set up for fans to watch the entire event.

The following matches took place in Greensboro:

-Don Kernodle defeated Tommy Lane

-World Junior Heavyweight Champion Denny Brown defeated Rocky King

-Krusher Khruschev defeated Sam Houston to win the Mid-Atlantic Heavyweight Championship

-Ron Bass defeated Black Bart in a Bullrope Match.

-JJ Dillon defeated Ron Bass in a Bullrope Match

-Buddy Landell defeated Terry Taylor to win the NWA National Championship

-Magnum TA defeated Tully Blanchard in an I Quit Steel Cage Match to win the NWA United States Heavyweight Championship

-The Rock N’ Roll Express defeated Ivan and Nikita Koloff to win the NWA World Tag Team Championships

-The following matches took place in Atlanta:

-Thunderfoot defeated The Italian Stallion

-Pez Whatley defeated Mike Graham

-Manny Fernandez defeated Abdullah the Butcher in a Sombrero on a Pole Match

-Jimmy Valiant & Miss Atlanta Lively (Ron Garvin) defeated The Midnight Express in a Street Fight

-Superstar Billy Graham defeated The Barbarian by disqualification in an Arm Wrestling Match

-Ole and Arn Anderson defeated Wahoo McDaniel and Billy Jack Haynes

-Dusty Rhodes defeated NWA World Heavyweight Champion Ric Flair by disqualification 

November 28, 1991 – WWF held the Survivor Series Pay-per-view in Detroit, Michigan at the Joe Louis Arena. The Undertaker defeated Hulk Hogan for the WWF World Heavyweight Championship with a Tombstone Pile-driver on a steel chair that was slid into the ring by Ric Flair. This was Flair’s PPV debut for WWF.

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