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On This Day In WWF History (November 7, 1985) – The Wrestling Classic

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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:

First Round
Adrian Adonis def. Corporal Kirchner

First Round
Dynamite Kid def. Nikolai Volkoff

First Round
Randy Savage def. Ivan Putski

First Round
Ricky Steamboat def. Davey Boy Smith via forfeit

First Round
Junkyard Dog def. The Iron Sheik

First Round
Moondog Spot def. Terry Funk via countout

First Round
Tito Santana def. The Magnificent Muraco

First Round
Paul Orndorff def. Bob Orton via DQ

Quarter Final
The Dynamite Kid def. Adrian Adonis

Quarter Final
Randy Savage (with Miss Elizabeth) def. Ricky Steamboat

Quarter Final
The Junkyard Dog def. Moondog Spot

Quarter Final
Tito Santana fought Paul Orndorff to a double count out

WWF World Heavyweight Championship
Hulk Hogan (c) def. Roddy Piper via DQ

Semi Final
Randy Savage def. The Dynamite Kid

Finals
Junkyard Dog def. Randy Savage via count out

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