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Mega-Powers

Title History

WWF Heavyweight title (Savage)

Career Highlights

 

  • Randy Savage (freshly turned babyface) challenged Honky Tonk Man (who had defeated Steamboat for the IC Title)..
  • ~~~Randy Savage delivered his flying elbow finisher to the champion, when Bret Hart & Jim Neidhart spoiled the finish!
  • ~~~HTM, The Harts beat-down Savage, and then held him in place while Honky prepared to strike Randy with his guitar..
  • ~~~Elizabeth tried to intervene, but was shoved down by Honky Tonk Man and she left for the locker room..
  • ~~~Honky Tonk smashed the guitar over Savage’s head, when suddenly from the back came Elizabeth along with Hulk Hogan!
  • ~~~Hulk Hogan charged the ring and along with Randy Savage, sent Honky Tonk and The Harts fleeing..
  • ~~~Randy Savage then extended his hand to his former rival, and Hulk Hogan accepted..
  • March 27, 1988 – Wrestlemania 4: Randy Savage won a 14-Man Tournament to crowned the WWF Undisputed Champion!
  • ~~~Randy Savage defeated Butch Reed, Greg Valentine, One Man Gang & then Ted DiBiase in the finals..
  • ~~~Randy Savage was helped by Hulk Hogan in the finals against DiBiase who was being helped by Andre The Giant..
  • ~~~Randy Savage & Hulk Hogan then became known as the MegaPowers after the handshake felt ’round the world!
  • August 28, 1988 – Summerslam: The Megapowers defeated Ted DiBiase & Andre the Giant with Jesse Ventura as referee..
  • ~~~Elizabeth caused a distraction at the end of the match but pulling off her skirt, allowing the Megapowers to win!
  • November 24, 1988 – Survivor Series: The Megapowers were the sole survivors in their match against DiBiase’s Team..
  • ~~~Tension began to form between the MegaPowers, when Hogan also took Elizabeth on as his manager..
  • Fall 1988: The Big Boss Man attacked Hulk Hogan on the Brother Love Show..
  • ~~~Randy Savage & Hulk Hogan started a feud with the The Big Bossman & Akeem (known as The Twin Towers, managed by Slick..
  • January 15, 1989 – Royal Rumble: Hulk Hogan accidentally eliminated Randy Savage, prompting a verbal altercation between the two..
  • ~~~Eventually, Elizabeth ran down and got between the two men, saving them from coming to blows..
  • February 3, 1989 – The Main Event: The MegaPowers defeated the Twin Towers with a truckload of controversy..
  • ~~~During this match, Savage was thrown from the ring by Akeem and fell onto Elizabeth, rendering her unconscious..
  • ~~~Hulk Hogan rushed to her side and carried her back to recieve medical attention, leaving Savage to battle their opponents alone..
  • ~~~Hulk Hogan eventually returned to the ring to re-join Savage, but as Hulk reached for a tag, he was slapped by the Macho Man!
  • ~~~Randy Savage then grabbed his WWF title belt and left Hogan to fend for himself, eventually picking up the win..
  • ~~~After the match, the MegaPowers got into a verbal altercation in the back at Elizabeth’s bedside..
  • ~~~Randy Savafe accused Hulk Hogan of lusting for Elizabeth and viciously attacked him with the title belt!
  • ~~~Hulk Hogan’s longtime friend, Brutus Beefcake, attempted to come to Hogan’s aid, and was also beaten up by Randy..
  • April 5, 1989 – Wrestlemania V “The Mega Powers Explode”: Hulk Hogan defeated Randy Savage to win the WWF Heavyweight title..
  • ~~~Elizabeth chose to take a neutral corner for this match, but ultimately put an end to her alliance with Randy Savage..
  • ~~~Hulk Hogan got up from Macho Man’s flying elbow during the match, and pinned him to capture the championship..