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On This Day In Wrestling History: March 27th

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Below you will find everything that happened in Professional Wrestling history on March 27th.


• On This Day In Pro Wrestling History (March 27, 1988) – WWF WrestleMania IV

On this day in Pro Wrestling history on March 27, 1988, the World Wrestling Federation aired ‘WrestleMania IV’ LIVE on PPV from the “Trump Plaza” Historic Atlantic City Convention Hall in Atlantic City, New Jersey.

The 4th annual WrestleMania event featured a fourteen man single elimination tournament with the winner becoming the undisputed WWF World Heavyweight Champion.

The final match saw “The Macho Man” Randy Savage (with Hulk Hogan & Miss Elizabeth in his corner) taking on “The Million Dollar Man” Ted Dibiase (with André The Giant & Virgil in his corner).

Here are the PPV results:

Bad News Brown won a Battle Royal

Ted DiBiase defeated Jim Duggan (First round)

Don Muraco defeated Dino Bravo by DQ (First round)

Greg Valentine defeated Ricky Steamboat (First round)

Randy Savage defeated Butch Reed (First round)

One Man Gang defeated Bam Bam Bigelow by countout (First round)

Jake Roberts wrestled Rick Rude to a time-limit draw (First round)

The Ultimate Warrior defeated Hercules

André the Giant wrestled Hulk Hogan to a double-DQ (Quarter-final)

Ted DiBiase defeated Don Muraco (Quarter-final)

Randy Savage defeated Greg Valentine (Quarter-final)

WWF Intercontinental Championship: Brutus Beefcake defeated The Honky Tonk Man (c) by DQ

The Islanders & Bobby Heenan defeated The British Bulldogs & Koko B. Ware

Randy Savage defeated One Man Gang by DQ (Semi-final)

WWF Tag Team Championship: Demolition defeated Strike Force (c)

Tournament final – vacant WWF World Heavyweight Championship: Randy Savage defeated Ted DiBiase


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