Live from the Oakland Coliseum, Oakland, CA!
The Coliseum is sold out and Golden State Wrestling fans around the world are tuned in via closed-circuit television for the biggest card of the year!
Fabulous Moolah d. Princess Victoria via pinfall after a JACKKNIFE CRADLE – **** – Princess Victoria had amazing offense at the start of the match but the action spilled outside the ring and Moolah smashed Victoria with a chair while the ref was distracted. It was the beginning of the end.
Sam Houston d. Adrian Adonis via pinfall after a running lariat – * – Fantastic match! Houston fought off interference by Jimmy Hart twice to secure a big win over Adonis! The crowd loved this encounter and it looks like Sam Houston is well on his way to being a fan favorite! Jimmy Hart and Adrian Adonis were furious after this match, Houston now beating Adonis twice.
STEEL CAGE MATCH
“Rowdy” Roddy Piper d. Hillbilly Jim via escape after a bulldog – *** – Hillbilly Jim fought hard but just couldn’t overcome Piper. The fans weren’t happy but Piper could care less.
COAL MINER’S GLOVE MATCH
King Harley Race d. S.D. Jones via pinfall after he smashed Jones with the glove as he came off the ropes – * – Harley Race dominated this match but just couldn’t keep seem to keep S.D. Jones down even after repeated blows with the glove. It was a final brutal blow with the glove that knocked a bloody John off his feet and allowed Race to get the win. Seems that this feud might be finally done.
THE DREAM TEAM d. THE KILLER BEES via DQ when the BEES are caught trying to double team Brutus Beefcake – * – After the bell all four men began to brawl and had to be separated by security.
Magnificent Don Muraco d. Koko B. Ware via pinfall when Muraco hit Ware with a cross body block from the turnbuckle – *** – During a brawl amongst the lumberjacks, Cowboy Bob Orton snuck into the ring and smashed Koko B. Ware with a chair leaving Muraco to clean up.
$20,000 OVER THE TOP BATTLE ROYAL
ORDER OF ELIMINATIONS:
- George South by The Iron Sheik
- Nacho Barrera by Kenny Jay
- Jim Milliman by Tully Blanchard
- Kenny Jay by King Kong Bundy
- Cousin Luke by Leaping Lanny Poffo
- Nikolai Volkoff by Cowboy Bob Orton
- Cowboy Bob Orton by The Iron Sheik
- Tully Blanchard by Leaping Lanny Poffo
- Boris Zhukov by George “The Animal” Steele
- TELEVISION CHAMPION The Spoiler by George “The Animal” Steele – this got a huge cheer from the crowd!
- Ravishing Rick Rude by George “The Animal” Steele
- The Iron Sheik by THE BUSHWACKERS after a DOUBLE GUTBUSTER
- Tully Blanchard by George “The Animal” Steele as Blanchard was trying to save King Kong Bundy from elimination
- George “The Animal” Steele by King Kong Bundy
- One Man Gang by Bushwhacker Luke
- King Kong Bundy by THE BUSHWHACKERS
- Mister X by Great Gama – This left Great Gama alone with THE BUSHWHACKERS!
- Great Gama by Bushwhacker Luke
- Bushwhacker Butch by Bushwhacker Luke
Winner: Bushwhacker Luke – After the match, Luke and Butch celebrated wildly with fans at ringside. MOST SINGLE ELIMINATIONS: George “The Animal” Steele
LADDER MATCH FOR $1,000,000
Million Dollar Man Ted DiBiase d. Hacksaw Jim Duggan when he retrieved the briefcase after turnbuckle dive with the ladder onto Duggan – ** – Decent back and forth here but Duggan didn’t seem to bring the fire as he had in previous encounters with DiBiase. DiBiase and Virgil left quickly with the briefcase leaving Duggan a bloody heap under the ladder.
SIX MAN TAG MATCH
THE BRITISH BULLDOGS & Captain Lou Albano d. THE QUEBECERS & Jimmy “Mouth of the South” Hart via pinfall the Dynamite Kid hit Jimmy Hart with a gut wrench suplex – *** – Albano and Hart started the match and Albano and the BULLDOGS used quick tags to keep Hart away from his team and quickly get the win! Jaques and Pierre had to drag a lifeless Hart from ringside after the bell.
BEST OF SEVEN SERIES
I QUIT MATCH IN A CAGE
Mr. Perfect d. Jimmy “Superfly” Snuka when Snuka says I Quit after Perfect smashed him with a foreign object – * – MATCH OF THE YEAR! An incredible bout that saw Snuka wrestle the match of his career. Unfortunately, he came up on the losing end and Mr. Perfect stood bloodied but triumphant having won the series. Snuka was stretchered away from ringside and out of Golden State Wrestling forever. The crowd giving him a standing ovation.
WORLD TAG TEAM CHAMPIONSHIP MATCH (Match Official: Joey Marella)
THE OUTLAWS d. MIDNIGHT EXPRESS via DQ when Stan Lane hits Barry Windham with Jim Cornette’s tennis racket – * – THE OUTLAWS remain undefeated and are still the tag champs though the MIDNIGHT EXPRESS had them worried a few times. With the EXPRESS getting themselves DQ’d, many are wondering if THE OUTLAWS will give them a rematch.
WORLD HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP MATCH (Match Official: James Beard)
Randy “Macho Man” Savage d. Andre the Giant via pinfall after a FLYING ELBOW SMASH to become the NEW WORLD HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPION – *** – Randy Savage does the impossible and defeats Andre the Giant in a great MAIN EVENT match!
After the bell, Savage is awarded the title and Andre crosses the ring and shakes Savage’s hand and then raises his arm in victory! What an end to WRESTLEMANIA V!