Saturday Night´s Main Event

SATURDAY NIGHT´s MAIN EVENT:

Event: Saturday Night’s Main Event #1
Date: May 10, 1985
Location: Long Island, New York
Arena: Nassau Coliseum
Mike Rotundo, Barry Windham, and Ricky Steamboat vs. Iron Sheik, Nikolia Volkoff, and George Steele
World Heavyweight Title Match: Hulk Hogan vs. Bob Orton
World Women’s Title Match: Wendi Richter vs. Fabulous Moolah
Junkyard Dog vs. Pete Dougherty.

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Event: Saturday Night’s Main Event #2
Date: October 5, 1985
Location: East Rutherford, New Jersey
Arena: Meadowlands Arena
World Heavyweight Title Match (Flag Match): Hulk Hogan vs. Nikolai Volkoff in a “flag” match
Uncle Elmer vs. Jerry Valiant
Paul Orndorff vs. Roddy Piper
King Kong Bundy and John Studd vs. Andre the Giant and Tony Atlas
Brutus Beefcake and Greg Valentine vs. Lanny Poffo and Tony Garea

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Event: Saturday Night’s Main Event #3
Date: November 2, 1985
Location: Hershey, Pennsylvania
Arena: HersheyPark Arena
Terry Funk vs. Junkyard Dog
Hulk Hogan and Andre the Giant vs. King Kong Bundy and John Studd
Intercontinental Heavyweight Title Match: Randy Savage vs. Tito Santana
Ricky Steamboat vs. Mr. Fuji

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Event: Saturday Night’s Main Event #4
Date: January 1986
Location: Tampa, Florida
Arena: The Sundome
Jesse Ventura, Roddy Piper, and Bob Orton vs. Hillbilly Jim, Uncle Elmer, and Cousin Luke
World Heavyweight Title Match: Hulk Hogan vs. Terry Funk
Randy Savage vs. George Steele
Flag Match: Nikolai Volkoff vs. Cpl Kirschner in a “flag” match
Junkyard Dog and Ricky Steamboat vs. Mr. Fuji and Don Muraco

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Event: Saturday Night’s Main Event #5
Date: February 15, 1986
Location: Phoenix, Arizona
Boxing Match: Mr. T vs. Bob Orton (2nd round). in a “boxing” match
King Kong Bundy vs. Steve Gatorwolf
World Heavyweight Title Match: Hulk Hogan vs. Don Muraco
World Tag Team Title Match: Brutus Beefcake and Greg Valentine vs. The British Bulldogs (Dynamite Kid and Davey Boy Smith)
Junkyard Dog vs. Adrian Adonis

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Event: Saturday Night’s Main Event #6
Date: May 1, 1986
Location: Providence, Rhode Island
Arena: Providence Civic Center
Hulk Hogan and Junkyard Dog vs. Terry and Dory Funk
King Kong Bundy vs. Uncle Elmer….Adrian Adonis vs. Paul Orndorff
Jake Roberts vs. Ricky Steamboat
World Tag Team Title Match (Best 2 out of 3 Falls): The British Bulldogs (Dynamite Kid and Davey Boy Smith) vs. Iron Shiek and Nikolai Volkoff

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Event: Saturday Night’s Main Event #7
Date: September 13, 1986
Location: Richfield, Ohio
Arena: Richfield Coliseum
World Heavyweight Title Match: Hulk Hogan vs. Paul Orndorff
Ricky Steamboat vs. Jake Roberts
Roddy Piper vs. Iron Shiek
World Tag Team Title Match (Best 2 out of 3 Falls): The British Bulldogs (Dynamite Kid and Davey Boy Smith) vs. Brutus Beefcake and Greg Valentine
Kamala vs. Lanny Poffo.

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Event: Saturday Night’s Main Event #8
Date: November 15, 1986
Location: Los Angeles, California
Arena: Los Angeles Sports Arena
Intercontinental Heavyweight Title Match: Randy Savage and Jake Roberts
World Heavyweight Title Match: Hulk Hogan vs. Hercules Hernandez
Roddy Piper vs. Bob Orton
The Killer Bees (B. Brian Blair and Jom Brunzell) vs. The Hart Foundation (Bret Hart and Jim Neidhart)
Koko B. Ware vs. Nikolia Volkoff
Don Muraco vs. Dick Slater

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Event: Saturday Night’s Main Event #9
Date: December 14, 1986
Location: Hartford, Connecticut
Arena: Hartford Civic Center
World Heavyweight Title Match (Steel Cage Match): Hulk Hogan vs. Paul Orndorff in a “steel cage” match
Intercontinental Heavyweight Title Match: Randy Savage vs. George Steele
Junkyard Dog vs. Harley Race
Adrian Adonis vs. Roddy Piper
Blackjack Mulligan vs. Jimmy Jack Funk.

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Event: Saturday Night’s Main Event #10
Date: February 21, 1987
Location: Detroit, Michigan
Arena: Joe Louis Arena
Intercontinental Heavyweight Title Match: Randy Savage vs. George Steele
Battle Royal
King Kong Bundy vs. Jake Roberts
World Tag Team Title Match: The Hart Foundation (Bret Hart and Jim Neidhart) vs. Tito Santana and Danny Spivey
Ricky Steamboat vs. Iron Shiek.

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Event: Saturday Night’s Main Event #11
Date: April 28, 1987
Location: South Bend, Indiana
Arena: Joyce Center
Kamala vs. Jake Roberts
Lumberjack Match: Randy Savage vs. George Steele in a “lumberjack” match
Best 2 out of 3 Falls: The British Bulldogs (Dynamite Kid and Davey Boy Smith) vs. The Hart Foundation (Bret Hart and Jim Neidhart)
Intercontinental Heavyweight Title Match: Ricky Steamboat vs. Hercules
The Can-Am Connection (Rick Martel and Tom Zenk) vs. Iron Shiek and Nikolai Volkoff

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Event: Saturday Night’s Main Event #12
Date: September 23, 1987
Location: Hershey, Pennsylvania
Arena: Hersheypark Arena
Intercontinental Heavyweight Title Match: Randy Savage vs. Honkytonk Man
World Heavyweight Title Match: Hulk Hogan vs. Sika
King Kong Bundy vs. Paul Orndorff
World Tag Team Title Match: The Hart Foundation (Bret Hart and Jim Neidhart) vs. Paul Roma and Jim Powers

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Event: Saturday Night’s Main Event #13
Date: November 11, 1987
Location: Seattle, Washington
Arena: Seattle Center Arena
George Steele vs. Danny Davis
Randy Savage vs. Bret Hart
World Heavyweight Title Match: King Kong Bundy vs. Hulk Hogan
Bam Bam Bigelow vs. Hercules

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Event: Saturday Night’s Main Event #14
Date: December 7, 1987
Location: Landover, Maryland
Arena: Landover Arena
World Tag Team Title Match: Strike Force (Tito Santana and Rick Martel) vs. The Bolsheviks (Boris Zuhkov and Nikolai Volkoff)
Jake Roberts vs. Sika
World Heavyweight Title Match: Hulk Hogan vs. King Kong Bundy
Greg Valentine vs. Koko B. Ware

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Event: Saturday Night’s Main Event #15
Date: March 7, 1988
Location: Nashville, Tennessee
Arena: Municipal Auditorium
Brutus Beefcake vs. Greg Valentine
Hulk Hogan vs. Harley Race
Ted DiBiase vs. Randy Savage
Best 2 out of 3 Falls: The Islanders (Haku and Tama) vs. The Killer Bees (Brian Blair and Jim Brunzell)
One Man Gang vs. Ken Patera

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Event: Saturday Night’s Main Event #16
Date: April 22, 1988
Location: Springfield, Massachuttes
Arena: Civic Center
Jim Duggan vs. Hercules
Brutus Beefcake vs. Danny Davis
World Heavyweight Title Match: Randy Savage vs. One Man Gang
World Tag Team Title Match: Demolition Axe and Smash vs. The British Bulldogs (Dynamite Kid and Davey Boy Smith)
Ted DiBiase vs. Don Muraco
Rick Rude vs. Koko B. Ware

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Event: Saturday Night’s Main Event #17
Date: October 25, 1988
Location: Baltimore, Maryland
Arena: Baltimore Arena
Jake Roberts vs. Rick Rude
World Tag Team Title Match: Demolition Axe and Smash vs. The Hart Foundation (Bret Hart and Jim Neidhart)
Hulk Hogan vs. Haku
Dino Bravo vs. Ken Patera
Big Boss Man vs. Jim Powers

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Event: Saturday Night’s Main Event #18
Date: November 16, 1988
Location: Sacramento, California
Arena: ARCO Arena
Intercontiental Heavyweight Title Match: Ultimate Warrior vs. Super Ninja (Rip Oliver)
Hercules vs. Virgil
World Heavyweight Title Match: Randy Savage vs. Andre the Giant
Flag Match: Jim Duggan vs. Boris Zuhkov in a “flag” match
Jacques and Raymond Rougeau vs. Paul Roma and Jim Powers

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Event: Saturday Night’s Main Event #19
Date: December 7, 1988
Location: Tampa, Florida
Arena: The Sun Dome
Hair Versus Hair Match: Brutus Beefcake vs. Ron Bass
Hulk Hogan vs. Akeem
Intercontinental Heavyweight Title Match: Ultimate Warrior vs. Honkytonk Man
Tito Santana vs. Red Rooster
Mr. Perfect vs. Koko B. Ware

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Event: Saturday Night’s Main Event #20
Date: February 16, 1989
Location: Hershey, Pennsylvania
Arena: HersheyPark Arena
Brutus Beefcake vs. Rick Rude
Hulk Hogan vs. Bad News Brown
Ted DiBiase vs. The Blue Blazer
The Brain Busters (Arn Anderson and Tully Blanchard) vs. The Rockers (Shawn Michaels and Marty Jannetty)
Red Rooster vs. The Brooklyn Brawler.

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Event: Saturday Night’s Main Event #21
Date: April 25, 1989
Location: Des Moines, Iowa
Arena: Veterans’ Auditorium
Intercontinental Heavyweight Title Match: Jim Duggan vs. Rick Rude
Randy Savage vs. Jim Niedhart
World Heavyweight Title Match (Steel Cage Match): Hulk Hogan vs. Big Boss Man
World Tag Team Title Match: The Brain Busters (Arn Anderson and Tully Blanchard) vs. Demolition Axe and Smash
Jimmy Snuka vs. Boris Zuhkov

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Event: Saturday Night’s Main Event #22
Date: July 18, 1989
Location: Wocester, Massachuttes
Arena: The Centrum
World Heavyweight Title Match: Hulk Hogan vs. Honkytonk Man
Jimmy Snuka vs. Greg Valentine
Brutus Beefcake vs. Randy Savage
World Tag Team Title Match (Best 2 out of 3 Falls): The Brain Busters (Arn Anderson and Tully Blanchard) vs. Demolition Axe and Smash

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Event: Saturday Night’s Main Event #23
Date: September 21, 1989
Location: Cincinatti, Ohio
Arena: Riverfront Coliseum
Randy Savage vs. Jimmy Snuka
World Heavyweight Title Match: Hulk Hogan vs. Ted DiBiase
Roddy Piper vs. Haku
Tito Santana and Rick Martel
The Bushwhackers (Luke Willaims and Butch Miller) vs. Jacques and Raymond Rougeau

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Event: Saturday Night’s Main Event #24
Date: October 31, 1989
Location: Topeka, Kansas
Arena: Kansas Coliseum
Intercontinental Heavyweight Title Match: Ultimate Warrior vs. Andre the Giant
World Heavyweight Title Match: Lanny Poffo vs. Hulk Hogan
Dusty Rhodes vs. Bog Boss Man
Mr. Perfect vs. Red Rooster
Best 2 out of 3 Falls Match: The Rockers (Marty Jannetty and Shawn Michaels) vs. The Brain Busters (Arn Anderson and Tully Blanchard)

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Event: Saturday Night’s Main Event #25
Date: January 3, 1990
Location: Chatanooga, Tennessee
Arena: UTC Arena
Randy Savage vs. Jim Duggan
Hulk Hogan and Ultimate Warrior vs. Mr. Perfect and Lanny Poffo
Jake Roberts vs. Greg Valentine
Dusty Rhodes and Rick Rude
Dino Bravo vs. Ronnie Garvin

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Event: Saturday Night’s Main Event #26: “The Tussle in Texas”
Date: April 23, 1990
Location: Austin, Texas
Arena: Erwin Center
Hulk Hogan vs. Mr. Perfect
Earthquake vs. Hillbilly Jim
The Hart Foundation (Bret Hart and Jim Neidhart) vs. The Rockers (Marty Jannetty and Shawn Michaels)
World Heavyweight Title Match: Ultimate Warrior vs. Haku
Big Boss Man vs. Akeem

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Event: Saturday Night’s Main Event #27: “Wild Kingdom”
Date: July 16, 1990
Location: Ohmaha, Nebraska
Arena: Civic Auditorium
World Heavyweight Title Match: Ultimate Warrior vs. Rick Rude
World Tag Team Title Match: Demolition Smash and Crush vs. The Rockers (Marty Jannetty and Shawn Michaels)
Intercontiental Heavyweight Title Match: Mr. Perfect vs. Tito Santana
Kerry Von Erich vs. Buddy Rose

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Event: Saturday Night’s Main Event #28: “Oktoberfest”
Date: September 18, 1990
Location: Toledo, Ohio
Arena: Sports Arena
The Legion of Doom (Hawk and Animal) and Ultimate Warrior vs. Demolition Axe, Smash, and Crush when Warrior vs. Smash
Randy Savage vs. Dusty Rhodes
Hulk Hogan and Tugboat vs. Rhythm and Blues (Greg Valentine and Honkytonk Man)
Sgt. Slaughter vs. Koko B. Ware
Intercontinental Heavyweight Title Match: Kerry Von Erich vs. Haku

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Event: Saturday Night’s Main Event #29
Date: April 15, 1991
Location: Omaha, Nebraska
Arena: Civic Auditorium
Ultimate Warrior vs. Sgt Slaughter
World Tag Team Title Match: The Nasty Boys (Brian Knobbs and Jerry Sags) vs. The Bushwhackers (Butch Miller and Luke Williams)
Ted DiBiase vs. Bret Hart
The Mountie vs. Tito Santana
Battle Royal

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Event: Saturday Night’s Main Event #30
Date: January 27, 1992
Location: Lubbock, Texas
Arena: Municipal Coliseum
Intercontinental Heavyweight Title Match: Roddy Piper vs. The Mountie
Hulk Hogan and Sid Justice vs. Ric Flair and The Undertaker
Sgt Slaughter and Jim Duggan vs. The Beverly Brothers (Beau and Blake)
Randy Savage vs. Jake Roberts

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Event: Saturday Night’s Main Event #31
Date: October 27, 1992
Location: Terra Haute, Indiana
Arena: Hullman Center
Intercontinental Heavyweight Title Match: Shawn Michaels vs. Davey Boy Smith
World Heavyweight Title Match: Bret Hart vs. Papa Shango
World Tag Team Title Match: The Ultimate Maniacs (Ultimate Warrior and Randy Savage) vs. Money Inc. (Ted DiBiase and Irwin R. Schyster)

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Event: WWE Saturday Night’s Main Event #32
Date: March 18, 2006
Location: Detroit, Michigan
Arena: Cobo Hall
WrestleMania 22’s RAW Main Event Match vs. SmackDown! Main Event Handicap Match:
John Cena and Triple H vs. Kurt Angle, Rey Misterio, and Randy Orton
RAW Street Fight Match:
Shane McMahon vs. Shawn Michaels in a “Street Fight” match.

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Event: WWE Saturday Night’s Main Event #33
Date: July 15, 2006
Location: Dallas, Texas
Arena: American Airlines Arena
SmackDown! Match: Rey Misterio, Batista, and Bobby Lashley vs. King Booker T., Mark Henry, and Fit Finlay
RAW Mixed Tag Team Match: Carlito Carribean Cool and Trish Stratus vs. Johnny Nitro and Melina
RAW Handicap Elimination Match: DeGeneration X (Triple H and Shawn Michaels) vs. World Tag Team Champions, The Spirit Squad (Kenny, Mikey, Mitch, Nicky, and Johnny)
ECW Rules Match: Sabu vs. Stevie Richards
RAW World Heavyweight Title Match: John Cena vs. Edge

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Event: WWE Saturday Night’s Main Event #34
Date: June 2, 2007 (Taped May 28, 2007)
Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Arena: Air Canada Centre
RAW Match:
The Great Khali vs. World Champion, John Cena, in a non-title match
SmackDown! Match:
Batista and Chris Benoit vs. United States Champion, Montel Vontavious Porter, and World Champion, Edge
SmackDown! Match (Mixed Tag Team Match):
Fit Finlay and Hornswoggle vs. The Boogeyman and Little Boogeyman
Inter-Promotional Six Man Tag Team Match:
Kane (SmackDown!), Eugene Dinsmore (RAW), and Doink the Clown vs. Kevin Thorn (ECW), Viscera (RAW), and Umaga (RAW)

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Event: WWE Saturday Night Main Event #35
Date: August 18, 2007 (Taped August 13, 2007)
Location: New York City, New York
Arena: Madison Square Garden
SmackDown! Match:
Batista and Kane vs. The Great Khali and Fit Finlay
RAW Match:
World Champion, John Cena, vs. Carlito Carribean Cool
SmackDown! Boxing Match:
Matt Hardy vs Former Boxing World Heavyweight Champion, Evander Holyfield
ECW Match:
CM Punk and The Boogeyman vs. Big Daddy V(iscera) and John Morrison

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WWE Saturday Night’s Main Event 36
August 2, 2008 (taped July 28, 2008) – Washington, D.C. – Verizon Center
John “Bradshaw” Layfield, Kane, Ted DiBiase, and Cody Rhodes vs. John Cena, Batista, and Cryme Tyme (Shad Gaspard and JTG)
The Great Khali (with Ranjin Singh) vs. Jimmy Wang Yang
Edge vs. Jeff Hardy
Also: Jenny McCarthy appeared to raise awareness of the charity Generation Rescue.

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