WWE WrestleMania 8

WrestleMania 8

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April 5, 1992 – Indianapolis, Indiana – The Hoosier Dome

Announcers: Gorilla Monsoon & Bobby “The Brain” Heenan

DARK MATCH
The Bushwhackers (Luke & Butch) defeated The Beverly Brothers (Beau & Blake Beverly):

OPENING MATCH
Shawn Michaels w/Sensational Sherri defeated Tito Santana:

ON STAGE INTERVIEW: Mean Gene interviewed the Legion of Doom (Hawk & Animal) with the WWF debut of manager Paul Ellering.

BACKSTAGE INTERVIEW: Sean Mooney interviewed Jake “The Snake” Roberts..

TAPED INTERVIEW: The Undertaker & Paul Bearer..

GRUDGE MATCH
The Undertaker w/Paul Bearer defeated Jake “The Snake” Roberts: Announcer Bobby Heenan pondered how Paul Bearer got he ern, and concluded that he EARNED it! (haha). Jake Roberts hit TWO simoltaneous DDTs on The Undertaker and then went after Paul Bearer. The Undertaker sat up and Tombstoned Roberts on the floor outside the ring! The Undertaker rolled Jake The Snake back inside the ring for the R.I.P. pinfall..

BACKSTAGE INTERVIEW: Mean Gene Okerland interviewed Rowdy Roddy Piper and Bret “Hitman” Hart about their match. Both got angry at each other..

WWF INTERCONTINENTAL TITLE MATCH
Bret “Hitman” Hart defeated “Rowdy” Roddy Piper to win the WWF Intercontinental title!: Bret Hart got busted open after a bulldog by Roddy Piper. Late in the match, Piper brought the ringbell into the ring and thought about using it on the Hitman, but decided not to use it, and slapped on a sleeper hold instead. Hart reversed the sleeper, backflipping off the corner pad into a pinfall to win back the Intercontinental championship!!! After the match, Roddy Piper presented the belt to Bret Hart and hugged him out of respect….. EXCELLENT MATCH!

SATTELITE INTERVIEW: Bobby “The Brain” Heenan & “The Narcisist” Lex Luger (cut a total arrogance promo)..

EIGHT-MAN TAG TEAM MATCH
“Hacksaw” Jim Duggan & Sgt. Slaughter & Virgil & The Big Bossman defeated The Mountie & Repo Man & The Nasty Boys (Brian Knobbs & Jerry Sags): Special guest ring announcer Ray Combs (Family Fued) introduced the members of each team. Jerry Sags accidentally knocked out Brian Knobbs and Virgil pinned him for the victory!

BACKSTAGE INTERVIEW: Sean Mooney interviewed Ric Flair with Mr. Perfect. He talked about showing intimate photos of Elizabeth later..

COLLISEUM EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Lord Alfred Hayes interviewed Randy “Macho Man” Savage..

WWF HEAVYWEIGHT TITLE MATCH
Randy “Macho Man” Savage defeated “The Nature Boy” Ric Flair w/Mr. Perfect to win the WWF Heavyweight title!: Ric Flair did a blade job right in front of the camera and started to bleed. Randy Savage nailed the top rope elbow, but Mr. Perfect pulled the referee out of the ring! Savage went after Mr. Perfect and the referee got between them. Mr. Perfect tossed a forign object to Flair, who used it to knock Savage silly! Flair covered Savage, who miraculous kicked out after a two count!! Flair distracted the referee while Mr. Perfect drove a steel chair into Randy Savage’s mid-section! Elizabeth ran down, despite the pleas from five WWF Officials (Tony Garea, Dave Hebner, Rene Goulet, Billy Red Lyons, and Chief Jay Strongbow).. Ric Flair locked the figure-four-leg-lock on Randy Savage for several minutes. Savage reversed the figure-four and Flair grabbed Mr. Perfect’s hand for leverage. Referee Earl Hebner kicked Flair’s hand to force him to release the hold. Savage picked up the victory with a surprise rollup pinfall to win the WWF Heavyweight title!!!!!!!! After the match, Ric Flair tried to force himself onto Liz, who fought back and slapped Ric Flair! Randy Savage attacked Ric Flair and they had a lengthy pull-apart brawl between the two..

BACKSTAGE INTERVIEW: Sean Mooney interviewed Ric Flair & Mr. Perfect and were joined by Bobby “The Brain” Heenan….. Mr. Perfect & Bobby Heenan claimed to have been cheated and that Randy Savage held the tights. Ric Flair said that the group (he, Perfect, and Heenan) will regroup and recapture the GOLD..

BACKSTAGE INTERVIEW: Mean Gene Okerland interviewed WWF champion Randy Savage with Elizabeth.. The Macho Man said that the WWF title was only one piece of Ric Flair that he wanted..

SINGLES MATCH
“Native American” Tatanka defeated Rick “The Model” Martel with a surprise rollup:

BACKSTAGE INTERVIEW: Sean Mooney interviewed Money Inc. (Ted DiBiase & IRS w/Jimmy Hart)…. Jimmy Hart reminded everybody that he knew the Natural Disasters weaknesses..

BACKSTAGE INTERVIEW: Mean Gene Okerland interviewed the Natural Disasters (Earthquake & Typhoon). They wanted revenge on “The Mouth of The South” Jimmy Hart..

TAG TEAM TITLE MATCH
The Natural Disasters (Earthquake & Typhoon) defeated WWF Tag Team champions Money Inc. (Ted DiBiase & IRS w/Jimmy Hart) by Countout: Ted DiBiase & IRS grabbed their belts and walked out resulting in a count out victory – so no title change either..

SINGLES MATCH
“The Rocket” Owen Hart defeated Skinner (Steve Keirn):

BACKSTAGE INTERVIEW: Mean Gene Okerland interviewed Sid Justice with Harvey Wippleman..

TAPED INTERVIEW: Vince McMahon interviewed Hulk Hogan – teasing that this will be Hulk’s last match..

MAIN EVENT
Hulk Hogan defeated Sid Justice w/Harvey Wippleman by DQ: Sid Justice manhandled Hulk Hogan until the end when Hulk came back and dropped the leg on him. Sid kicked out (Editor’s Note: There are rumors that Sid was not supposed to kick out and he actually double-crossed Hogan). Harvey Wippleman jumped into the ring to cause a DQ finish. Papa Shango ran down and got involved in a 2-on-1 beat-down on Hulk Hogan.. Suddenly, the Ultimate Warrior (making his return to the WWF) ran down to make the big save for the Hulkster!

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