On this day in Old School Pro Wrestling history on November 7, 1985, the WWF aired ‘The Wrestling Classic’ LIVE on PPV from The Rosemont Horizon in Chicago, Illinois.
This PPV is remembered for 2 major things, the long anticipated one-on-one match for the WWF World Heavyweight Title between Champion Hulk Hogan and his archnemesis “Rowdy” Roddy Piper, as well as a 16 man elimination tournament.
On a side note, fans were able to win a Rolls-Royce in a seperate contest during the PPV.
Here are the results:
Adrian Adonis def. Corporal Kirchner
Dynamite Kid def. Nikolai Volkoff
Randy Savage def. Ivan Putski
Ricky Steamboat def. Davey Boy Smith via forfeit
Junkyard Dog def. The Iron Sheik
Moondog Spot def. Terry Funk via countout
Tito Santana def. The Magnificent Muraco
Paul Orndorff def. Bob Orton via DQ
The Dynamite Kid def. Adrian Adonis
Randy Savage (with Miss Elizabeth) def. Ricky Steamboat
The Junkyard Dog def. Moondog Spot
Tito Santana fought Paul Orndorff to a double count out
WWF World Heavyweight Championship
Hulk Hogan (c) def. Roddy Piper via DQ
Randy Savage def. The Dynamite Kid
Junkyard Dog def. Randy Savage via count out