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One Of The Biggest Stars Of All Time Became WWF Champion For The 1st Time Ever 23 Years Ago Today

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On this day in Pro Wrestling history on November 15, 1998, the World Wrestling Federation aired ‘WWF Survivor Series 1998’ LIVE on PPV from the Kiel Center at St. Louis, Missouri.

The 1998 edition of the World Wrestling Federation’s traditional ‘Survivor Series’ event featured a 14-man tournament for the vacant WWF World Heavyweight Championship.

This Survivor Series didn’t even feature one classic Survivor Series Elimination match, but is still being remembered as one of the better Survivor Series PPVs.

This PPV ended with The Rock becoming the WWF Champion for the 1st time ever.

Here are the results:

Tournament first round: Mankind defeated Duane Gill

Tournament first round: Al Snow defeated Jeff Jarrett

Tournament first round: Stone Cold Steve Austin defeated Big Boss Man by DQ

Tournament first round: Steven Regal vs. X-Pac ended in a double countout

Tournament first round: Ken Shamrock defeated Goldust

Tournament first round: The Rock defeated Big Boss Man

Tournament quarter-final: The Undertaker defeated Kane

Tournament quarter-final: Mankind defeated Al Snow

Tournament quarter-final: The Rock defeated Ken Shamrock

WWF Women’s Championship: Sable defeated Jacqueline (c)

Tournament semi-final: Mankind defeated Stone Cold Steve Austin

Tournament semi-final: The Rock defeated The Undertaker by DQ

WWF Tag Team Championship: The New Age Outlaws (c) defeated D’Lo Brown and Mark Henry & The Headbangers

Tournament final: The Rock defeated Mankind

Also Read: “We’ll see down the road” – The Rock Comments On His Rumored Final Match

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