MEADOWLANDS

1981

WWF @ East Rutherford, NJ - Meadowlands - October 4, 1981
Debut at the venue
Curt Hennig pinned Baron Mikel Scicluna at 9:35
Women's Champion Fabulous Moolah & Donna Christianello defeated Kandi Malloy & Judy Martin at 9:57
Mr. Fuji & Mr. Saito defeated S.D. Jones & Dominic DeNucci at 13:31
WWF Tag Team Champions Tony Garea & Rick Martel defeated Larry Sharpe & Bulldog Brower at 22:32
Tony Atlas pinned the Executioner (Ron Shaw) at 11:05
Andre the Giant pinned Angelo Mosca at 6:18
Mil Mascaras defeated WWF IC Champion Don Muraco via disqualification at 11:15
Bruno Sammartino pinned George Steele at 6:47; this was deemed the final match of Sammartino's career as a full-time wrestler

WWF @ East Rutherford, NJ - Meadowlands - December 13, 1981
Johnny Rodz pinned Curt Hennig
Greg Valentine pinned Tony Garea
Rick Martel pinned the Executioner
Ivan Putski defeated Angelo Mosca via count-out
Andre the Giant defeated Killer Khan in a Mongolian Stretcher Match
WWF IC Champion Pedro Morales pinned Don Muraco
WWF Tag Team Champions Mr. Fuji & Mr. Saito defeated Tony Atlas & SD Jones
Jesse Ventura defeated WWF World Champion Bob Backlund via disqualification after Backlund shoved the referee

1982

WWF @ East Rutherford, NJ - Meadowlands - April 4, 1982
Laurent Soucie fought Charlie Fulton to a 15-minute time-limit draw
Pete Sanchez pinned Jose Estrada at 11:25
SD Jones pinned Johnny Rodz at 9:08
WWF Tag Team Champions Mr. Saito & Mr. Fuji defeated Rick McGraw & Steve Travis at 15:12
Bob Orton Jr. pinned Tony Garea at 12:07
Blackjack Mulligan defeated WWF World Champion Bob Backlund via count-out at 21:16
SD Jones defeated Johnny Rodz
WWF IC Champion Pedro Morales defeated Greg Valentine via count-out at 16:21
Tony Atlas & Andre the Giant defeated Jesse Ventura & Adrian Adonis at 18:31

WWF @ East Rutherford, NJ - Meadowlands - November 5, 1982
Chief Jay & Jules Strongbow defeated the White Angel & the Black Demon
Tony Garea defeated Baron Mikel Scicluna
Curt Hennig defeated Johnny Rodz
Ivan Putski defeated Mr. Fuji
Salvatore Bellomo defeated Mr. Saito
Rocky Johnson defeated Buddy Rose
Superstar Billy Graham defeated WWF IC Champion Pedro Morales via disqualification
Ray Stevens defeated WWF World Champion Bob Backlund via disqualifcation

1983

WWF @ East Rutherford, NJ - Meadowlands - July 11, 1983 (21,400; sell out)
Jeff Craney pinned Pete Doherty
Tito Santana pinned Don Kernodle
Tony Garea fought Mr. Fuji to a time-limit draw
Salvatore Bellomo defeated Iron Mike Sharpe via disqualification
Ivan Putski pinned Samula
WWF Tag Team Champions the Wild Samoans defeated the Invaders
Rocky Johnson pinned Ivan Koloff
Andre the Giant defeated Big John Studd in a steel cage match
WWF World Champion Bob Backlund pinned Sgt. Slaughter in a Texas Death Match

1984

WWF @ East Rutherford, NJ - Meadowlands - March 11, 1984 (21,777)
Invader #2 defeated Israel Matia at 7:23
WWF Tag Team Champion Rocky Johnson defeated Iron Mike Sharpe at 8:36
SD Jones defeated Rene Goulet at 13:40
The Masked Superstar defeated Salvatore Bellomo at 10:21
Tiger Chung Lee defeated Jose Luis Rivera at 7:55
Ivan Putski defeated Afa via disqualification at 6:24
Mr. Fuji fought Tony Garea to a 15-minute time-limit draw
WWF World Champion Hulk Hogan pinned David Schultz
Andre the Giant won a 17-man at 13:54 battle royal; other participants included: the Invaders, Israel Matia, Rocky Johnson, Iron Mike Sharpe, SD Jones, Rene Goulet, the Masked Superstar, Salvatore Bellomo, the Wild Samoans, Mr. Fuji, Tiger Chung Lee, Jose Luis Rivera, Ivan Putski, Tony Garea, and Capt. Lou Albano

JCP @ East Rutherford, NJ - Meadowlands - May 29, 1984
Invader #1 (Jose Gonzalez) pinned the Great Kabuki
National TV Champion Ron Garvin pinned Jake Roberts
NWA Jr. Heavyweight Champion Les Thornton defeated El Gran Apollo via count-out
Dusty Rhodes pinned the Assassin (Jesse Barr) at 1:30
NWA Tag Team Champions Ivan Koloff & Don Kernodle defeated Pez Whatley & Mark Youngblood when Whatley was pinned
Wahoo McDaniel fought All Japan PWF Champion Stan Hansen to a double disqualification
NWA National Tag Team Champions the Road Warriors defeated Jimmy Valiant & King Kong Bundy when Road Warrior Hawk pinned Bundy
WWC Universal Heavyweight Champion Carlos Colon pinned NWA TV Champion Tully Blanchard
NWA World Champion Ric Flair pinned NWA US Champion Ricky Steamboat at 32:00 with a roll over and grabbing the tights for leverage

WWF @ East Rutherford, New Jersey - Meadowlands - July 15, 1984 (18,977)
Televised on the MSG Network - featured Gorilla Monsoon & Red Bastien on commentary:
The Moondogs defeated SD Jones & Jose Luis Rivera at 12:13 when Spot pinned Rivera with a legdrop from the middle turnbuckle as Rivera was laid across Rex' knee
Salvatore Bellomo pinned Tony Colon at 5:20 with a splash after a mule kick
TNT - 7/24/84: Paul Orndorff pinned B. Brian Blair at 17:08 with a small package
The Wild Samoans defeated Mr. Fuji & Tiger Chung Lee at 6:34 when Sika pinned Lee with a diving headbutt after Lee accidentally knocked Fuji off the ring apron; during the match, Capt. Lou Albano briefly appeared at ringside; after the bout, Fuji attacked Lee with his own kendo stick
Ivan Putski pinned Rene Goulet at 5:34 with a sit-down splash; prior to the bout, Freddie Blassie escorted Goulet to ringside
Roddy Piper defeated Jimmy Snuka via count-out at 8:33 when Snuka threw Piper back into the ring while both men were brawling on the floor; after the bout, Snuka hit a headbutt on referee Dick Whorley and continued to attack Piper until Tony Colon, Jose Luis Rivera, SD Jones, and Salvatore Bellomo came out and restrained him
Georgia Championship Wrestling - 7/21/84: The Haiti Kid pinned Dana Carpenter at 8:12 with a sunset flip; after the bout, Gorilla Monsoon interviewed Haiti at ringside
Georgia Championship Wrestling - 7/21/84: Mil Mascaras pinned Pete Doherty (sub. for Buzz Sawyer) at 10:18 with a reverse full nelson
Georgia Championship Wrestling - 7/21/84: WWF World Champion Hulk Hogan & Andre the Giant defeated Big John Studd, WWF Tag Team Champions Adrian Adonis & Dick Murdoch in a handicap match at 22:21 when Andre pinned Murdoch with a boot to the face and a sit-down splash after Studd walked out on his team (Best of the WWF Vol. 1)

WWF @ East Rutherford, NJ - Meadowlands - September 15, 1984
Moondog Rex defeated Steve Lombardi
Nikolai Volkoff defeated Jose Luis Rivera
WWF IC Champion Tito Santana fought Ken Patera to a no contest
The Wild Samoans defeated WWF Tag Team Champions Adrian Adonis & Dick Murdoch via disqualification; Arnold Skaaland was the guest referee for the bout
Sgt. Slaughter defeated Iron Mike Sharpe
The Junkyard Dog defeated Bob Orton Jr.
Andre the Giant defeated Roddy Piper

WWF @ East Rutherford, NJ - Meadowlands - October 14, 1984
Televised on the MSG Network - featured Gorilla Monsoon & Lord Alfred Hayes on commentary:
Rene Goulet pinned Salvatore Bellomo at around the 15-minute mark
Prime Time Wrestling - 1/15/85: Brutus Beefcake pinned Rick McGraw at 15:29 with an elbow to the head following a shoulderbreaker
Prime Time Wrestling - 1/15/85: David Sammartino pinned Mr. Fuji with a small package at 12:11
Prime Time Wrestling - 1/15/85: Jack & Jerry Brisco defeated Rene Goulet & Steve Lombardi at 6:31 when Lombardi submitted to Jerry's figure-4
Prime Time Wrestling - 1/15/85: Rocky Johnson pinned Moondog Spot at 11:38 with a sunset flip; after the bout, Spot attacked Johnson and attempted to hit him with his bone but Rocky stole the bone away and chased Spot out of the ring with it
Prime Time Wrestling - 1/15/85: WWF Tag Team Champions Adrian Adonis & Dick Murdoch fought the Wild Samoans to a double disqualification at 12:09 when guest referees Capt. Lou Albano and Arnold Skaaland became involved in the match after Adonis kicked Skaaland while Skaaland went down for a count on the Samoans; moments later, Skaaland returned to the ring and helped the Samoans in clearing the ring of Adonis, Murdoch, and Albano; prior to the bout, a coin toss was made to determine who was the inside and outside referee; Albano was named inside referee while Skaaland was outside referee; during the bout, Skaaland took over as inside referee after pulling Albano out of the ring after he continuously made slow counts for the challengers
Prime Time Wrestling - 1/15/85: Big John Studd (w/ Bobby Heenan) pinned SD Jones with an elbow drop at 11:02; during the bout, Heenan briefly joined Monsoon & Hayes for an interview
Andre the Giant & Sgt. Slaughter defeated the Iron Sheik & Nikolai Volkoff at 14:39 when Slaughter pinned Sheik with a clothesline from the middle turnbuckle; after the bout, all four men continued to brawl until Andre & Slaughter cleared the ring; after the match, Slaughter brought into the ring three young members of the Cobra Corps to give the Pledge of Allegiance

WWF @ East Rutherford, NJ - Meadowlands - December 10, 1984 (7,000)
Televised on the MSG Network - featured Gorilla Monsoon & Howard Finkel on commentary; included a live Piper's Pit in which two fans - Jack Baker from NJ and Rosemary from Westchester were featured as guests; Salvatore Bellomo then came out, as a replacement for the injured Junkyard Dog; moments later, Paul Orndorff came out, with he, Orton, and Piper eventually shoving Bellomo around until JYD came out to make the save with his chain (Prime Time Wrestling - 1/22/85):
Prime Time Wrestling - 1/22/85: Buddy Rose pinned Jose Luis Rivera at 11:45 with the DDT
Prime Time Wrestling - 1/22/85: Johnny V pinned Steve Lombardi at the 7-minute mark with a powerslam and elbow drop
Prime Time Wrestling - 1/22/85: George Wells pinned Charlie Fulton at 13:07 with a running shoulderblock
Prime Time Wrestling - 1/22/85: Ken Patera defeated Jim Powers via submission with the swinging full nelson at 8:08
Prime Time Wrestling - 1/22/85: Bobby Heenan pinned SD Jones at 11:27 when the momentum of a crossbody by Jones put Heenan on top
Prime Time Wrestling - 1/22/85: WWF Women's Tag Team Champions Velvet McIntyre & Desiree Patterson defeated Penny Mitchell & Peggy Peterson at 17:17 when McIntyre pinned Patterson with a sunset flip
Prime Time Wrestling - 1/22/85: The Junkyard Dog pinned Paul Orndorff (w/ Bobby Heenan) at 17:35 after reversing a powerslam attempt into a cradle; after the bout, Orndorff rammed JYD's head into the ringpost, busting him open, before further attacking him with a steel chair
Prime Time Wrestling - 1/15/85: Jimmy Snuka fought Bob Orton Jr. to a double count-out at 2:33 when both men began brawling on the floor; after the bout, Orton threw referee Dick Kroll to the floor and attempted the superplex on Snuka but was knocked off the top following a headbutt; Snuka then attempted the splash off the top but Orton rolled out of the ring before Snuka came off the top
Prime Time Wrestling - 8/18/86: Brutus Beefcake (w/ Johnny V) pinned Salvatore Bellomo with a running kneelift at 7:32
WWF World Champion Hulk Hogan defeated Big John Studd in a $15,000 bodyslam match via count-out at 10:01 after slamming Studd on the floor; due to pre-match stipulations which stated that the slam had to occur inside the ring, Hogan did not win the $15,000 (Hulkamania)

1985

WWF @ East Rutherford, NJ - Meadowlands - January 6, 1985 (16,778)
Jimmy Snuka & Jose Luis Rivera (sub. for the Tonga Kid) defeated Don Muraco & Johnny Rodz
Nikolai Volkoff & the Iron Sheik defeated Salvatore Bellomo & SD Jones
Jack & Jerry Brisco defeated Brutus Beefcake & Johnny V
Tony Atlas & George Wells defeated the Moondogs
Barry Windham & Mike Rotundo fought WWF Tag Team Champions Adrian Adonis & Dick Murdoch to a draw
Paul Orndorff pinned the Junkyard Dog
Barry Windham & Mike Rotundo won a 10-team battle royal by last eliminating Nikolai Volkoff & the Iron Sheik at the 5-minute mark

Star Wars - East Rutherford, NJ - Meadowlands - February 24, 1985 (18,600)
Jimmy Valiant, Jay & Mark Youngblood fought Larry Zbyszko, Nick Bockwinkel, & Dory Funk Jr. to a 15-minute time-limit draw
Kamala defeated Mark Pole & Lou Fabiano in a handicap match
Bob Backlund pinned Billy Robinson
Jim Brunzell & Greg Gagne fought Mr. Saito & the Masked Superstar to a double disqualification
Japan TV: Ivan & Nikita Koloff (w/ Krusher Kruschev) defeated Jimmy Valiant & Steve Keirn at around the 9:30 mark when Ivan pinned Valiant after Kruschev interfered behind the referee's back as Valiant had Ivan in the sleeper and Nikita fought with Keirn on the floor; after the match, several in the crowd chanted "Bullshit"
Japan TV: Jimmy Garvin (w/ Precious) defeated AWA World Champion Rick Martel via disqualification at 7:34 when Martel threw the challenger over the top rope; after the bout, Precious took the title belt from Martel, with she and Garvin then leaving ringside with it
Japan TV: AWA Tag Team Champions the Road Warriors (w/ Paul Ellering) defeated Jerry Lawler & Baron Von Raschke at 9:39 when Road Warrior Hawk pinned Von Raschke following a clothesline from Road Warrior Animal, the illegal man, on the apron behind the referee's back after Von Raschke ducked Hawk's clothesline
Japan TV: NWA World Champion Ric Flair pinned Harley Race at around the 20-minute mark when momentum of a crossbody off the top by Race put Flair on top for the win
Japan TV: Sgt. Slaughter won a $100,000 tag team battle royal by pinning Billy Robinson at around the 12-minute mark; following his entrance, Slaughter took the mic and said his scheduled tag team partner, Jerry Blackwell, was too injured to compete; other teams in the match included: AWA Tag Team Champions the Road Warriors (w/ Paul Ellering), Ivan & Nikita Koloff (w/ Krusher Kruschev), Greg Gagne & Jim Brunzell, Kamala (w/ Friday) & Billy Robinson, Jay & Mark Youngblood, Jerry Lawler & Baron Von Raschke, Bob Backlund & Jimmy Valiant, Mr. Saito & the Masked Superstar, Nick Bockwinkel & Dory Funk Jr., Jimmy Garvin & Larry Zbyszko, and Jerry Oski & Steve Keirn; stipulations stated the last two teams would face off in a one-fall contest; order of elimination: Ivan; Keirn; Bockwinkel; Backlund was eliminated following a knee to the back from Zbyszko; after the elimination, Backlund dragged Zbyszko out to the floor and attacked him; Valiant; Garvin; Gagne; Saito by Lawler; Superstar; Von Raschke by Road Warrior Hawk via a clothesline as Von Raschke had the claw applied on the ropes on Road Warrior Animal; both Road Warriors were eliminated when their own momentum sent them over the top rope as they tried to eliminate Slaughter; Kamala by Slaughter via a backdrop; Slaughter pinned Robinson with the Slaughter Cannon; after the bout, Kamala attacked Slaughter until Lawler, Von Raschke, and Gagne made the save; moments later, Slaughter was presented with a trophy

AWA @ East Rutherford, NJ - Meadowlands - April 19, 1985 (10,000)
Bobby Duncum defeated Larry Sharpe
Buck Zumhoff defeated Steve Regal
The Wild Samoans defeated Tom Zenk & Steve O
Jim Duggan defeated Kendo Nagasaki
Michael Hayes, Terry Gordy, & Buddy Roberts fought Greg Gagne, Jim Brunzell, & the Tonga Kid to a double disqualification; clips of the bout were shown in the film 'The Highlander'
Kamala defeated Sgt. Slaughter in a Ugandan Death Match
Bob Backlund defeated Larry Zbyszko
Jimmy Garvin defeated Baron Von Raschke
AWA World Champion Rick Martel defeated King Tonga
AWA Tag Team Champions the Road Warriors defeated Larry & Curt Hennig

WWF @ East Rutherford, NJ - Meadowlands - May 3, 1985
Davey Boy Smith & the Dynamite Kid fought Bret Hart & Jim Neidhart to a draw
Tony Atlas defeated Rene Goulet
King Kong Bundy defeated Tony Garea
The Junkyard Dog defeated Brutus Beefcake
Ricky Steamboat & Jimmy Snuka defeated Roddy Piper & Bob Orton Jr. via disqualification
Don Muraco defeated Bob Bradley
WWF Women's Champion Wendi Richter defeated Leilani Kai
Tito Santana defeated WWF IC Champion Greg Valentine in a taped fist non-title match

WWF @ East Rutherford, NJ - Meadowlands - June 7, 1985
Tony Garea pinned Mr. X
Rene Goulet pinned Gama Singh
Salvatore Bellomo pinned Steve Lombardi
Don Muraco pinned Ivan Putski
The Junkyard Dog pinned Jesse Ventura (sub. for Ken Patera)
The Spoiler pinned Rick McGraw
The Missing Link pinned George Wells
Paul Orndorff, Ricky Steamboat, & Jimmy Snuka defeated WWF IC Champion Greg Valentine (sub. for Roddy Piper), Bob Orton Jr., & Bobby Heenan via disqualification

AWA @ East Rutherford, NJ - Meadowlands - June 22, 1985
Little Mr. T & Little Coco defeated Lord Littlebrook & Johnny Rebel
Ray Stevens defeated Buck Zumhoff
Bobby Duncum defeated Steve O
Butch Reed defeated Baron Von Raschke
Michael Hayes, Terry Gordy, & Buddy Roberts defeated Jim Duggan, Greg Gagne, & Curt Hennig
Wahoo McDaniel defeated Larry Zbyszko via disqualification
Rick Martel defeated Nick Bockwinkel
Sgt. Slaughter defeated Kamala in a steel cage bootcamp match

WWF @ East Rutherford, NJ - Meadowlands - July 5, 1985
Gary Michael Cappetta was the ring announcer for the show
Randy Savage pinned Mr. Wrestling II with the flying elbowsmash at 10:51
The Missing Link pinned Tony Garea at 4:31 with a diving headbutt from the middle turnbuckle
Pedro Morales defeated Mr. X via submission with the Boston Crab at 5:33
Don Muraco (w/ Mr. Fuji) pinned Tito Santana at 3:42 with a roll up as Santana was distracted by Fuji on the floor
Terry Funk defeated Rick McGraw via submission with the spinning toe hold at 11:53
Ricky Steamboat defeated Mr. Fuji via disqualification at 7:48 when Don Muraco interfered; after the bout, Steamboat was double teamed by Muraco & Fuji until Tito Santana made the save
Lanny Poffo pinned Jose Luis Rivera with the moonsault at 5:16
Bob Orton Jr. pinned SD Jones at 3:22 with a clothesline
B. Brian Blair & Jim Brunzell defeated Moondog Spot & Barry O at 15:48 when Blair pinned Barry with an elbow drop following a sit-down splash off the top
Paul Orndorff defeated Bobby Heenan via count-out

AWA @ East Rutherford, NJ - Meadowlands - July 19, 1985 (4,500)
Gary Michael Cappetta was the ring announcer for the show
Boris Zhukov defeated Sean O'Reilly
Bob Backlund defeated Larry Sharpe
Buddy Roberts fought Buck Zumhoff to a draw
Ray Stevens defeated Greg Gagne via disqualification
Baron Von Raschke fought Billy Robinson to a double count-out
Joyce Grable won a women's battle royal
Sgt. Slaughter defeated Larry Zbyszko
AWA World Champion Rick Martel defeated Nick Bockwinkel
Japan TV: AWA Tag Team Champions the Road Warriors (w/ Paul Ellering) fought Michael Hayes & Terry Gordy (w/ Buddy Roberts) to a double disqualification at around the 10-minute mark when Roberts broke a pinfall attempt, with Ellering then joining the fight and brawling with Roberts; the challengers had their faces painted like the Confederate flag for the match; after the bout, the Road Warriors & Ellering easily cleared their opponents from the ring

WWF @ East Rutherford, NJ - Meadowlands - August 2, 1985 (13,104)
Johnny V defeated Jose Luis Rivera
Randy Savage defeated Rick McGraw
Spider Lady defeated Susan Starr
Adrian Adonis defeated Salvatore Bellomo
Terry Funk defeated George Wells
WWF World Champion Hulk Hogan defeated Brutus Beefcake
Ricky Steamboat & the Junkyard Dog defeated Mr. Fuji & Don Muraco
B. Brian Blair & Jim Brunzell fought Bret Hart & Jim Neidhart to a draw
Pedro Morales defeated Steve Lombardi

Star Wars - East Rutherford, NJ - Meadowlands - August 16, 1985 (7,000)
Baron Von Raschke defeated Davey Gee
Brad Rheingans defeated Boris Zurcov via disqualification
AWA Light Heavyweight Champion Steve Regal pinned Buck Zumhoffe
Greg Gagne & Curt Hennig defeated Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens at the 19-minute mark when Gagne pinned Bockwinkel
AWA World Champion Rick Martel pinned Larry Zbyszko at the 19-minute mark
Sgt. Slaughter defeated NWA World Champion Ric Flair via disqualification at the 34-minute mark when Boris Zhukov attacked Slaughter as Flair was caught in the Cobra Clutch; after the bout, Zhukov threw down the referee and continued to assault Slaughter; as Flair and Zhukov continued to double team Slaughter, Curt Hennig, Brad Rheingans, Buck Zumhoffee, and Tom Zenk made the save
The Road Warriors & Paul Ellering defeated Michael Hayes, Buddy Roberts, & Terry Gordy via disqualification

WWF @ East Rutherford, NJ - Meadowlands - September 12, 1985
Big John Studd defeated Steve Gatorwolf
King Kong Bundy defeated Jose Luis Rivera
King Tonga defeated Moondog Spot
Cousin Junior defeated the Iron Sheik
Pedro Morales defeated Don Muraco via disqualification
Nikolai Volkoff defeated Ivan Putski
Tony Atlas defeated the Missing Link
B. Brian Blair & Jim Brunzell defeated Bret Hart & Jim Neidhart
King Kong Bundy won a $50,000 battle royal; other participants included Jimmy Hart, Bobby Heenan, Roddy Piper, Hillbilly Jim, Blackjack Mulligan, Uncle Elmer, Cousin Junior, and Cpl. Kirchner

WWF @ East Rutherford, NJ - Meadowlands - October 3, 1985 (8,000)
Adrian Adonis defeated Steve Gatorwolf
The Iron Sheik defeated Rick McGraw
King Tonga defeated Barry O
Bob Orton Jr. defeated SD Jones
David Sammartino defeated Tiger Chung Lee
Saturday Night's Main Event #2 - 10/5/85 on NBC (8.3) - included Gene Okerlund conducting an opening interview behind the curtain with Nikolai Volkoff & Freddie Blassie regarding Volkoff's upcoming title flag match against WWF World Champion Hulk Hogan, followed by a promo by Hogan; featured Okerlund conducting a backstage interview with Uncle Elmer and Hillbilly Jim regarding their upcoming match and Elmer's wedding, during which Roddy Piper interrupted; featured Animotion's "Obsession" as the opening theme song; featured Vince McMahon & Jesse Ventura on commentary, with Ventura protesting the upcoming wedding, citing it should have nothing to do with wrestling; included backstage footage of Elmer's soon-to-be wife getting ready for her wedding; featured Okerlund conducting a backstage interview with Jim, Elmer, & Cousin Luke regarding Elmer's upcoming match and wedding; Arnold Schwarzenegger and NBC executive Brandon Tartikoff were shown in attendance; included Bobby Heenan as a guest of an in-ring segment of the Body Shop in which Heenan and Ventura discussed Heenan's bounty put on Paul Orndorff's head; during the segment, Heenan showed the $50,000 he was offering and said he would be glad to give it to Piper if Piper could get the job done; featured Okerlund conducting a backstage interview with Orndorff regarding the Body Shop segment and his upcoming match with Piper; included Okerlund conducting a backstage interview with Piper regarding his upcoming match with Orndorff and Heenan's bounty, with Piper claiming he would rip Heenan's throat out if he didn't pay up; featured the in-ring wedding of Uncle Elmer and Joyce; among those in the ring during the segment were Hogan, Jim, Luke, Capt. Lou Albano, and Andre the Giant; Ventura repeatedly made fun of Elmer's accent during the segment and having to ask the preacher to repeat himself; when the preacher asked if anyone objected, Piper appeared, said there was no room for romance in wrestling, and eventually left, with the ceremony then continuing; included Okerlund conducting a backstage interview with Heenan, Big John Studd & King Kong Bundy regarding their upcoming tag team match; featured a video package in which Okerlund went looking for George Steele at the Detroit zoo, with Steele and Okerlund visiting the elephants, tigers, lemurs, and hippos; after visiting the animals, Steele ran off and hit in the bushes; included Okerlund backstage at Elmer's wedding reception, with Hogan, Orndorff, McMahon, and Ventura sitting together at a table; moments later, Lanny Poffo recited a poem to the couple and Jim proposed a toast; Okerlund then introduced Tiny Tim, who wished the couple best of luck and gave Elmer a ukulele as a wedding present; Elmer then sang Joyce George Jones' "Walk Through this World With Me;" after the performance, Ventura read his own poem which protested the wedding, with Jim then pushing Ventura into the cake when Ventura tried to get away from Hogan and Orndorff; after the commercial break, McMahon announced Hogan & Andre would face Bundy & Studd at the following month's Saturday Night's Main Event; the show closed with Elmer and Joyce dancing:
WWF World Champion Hulk Hogan pinned Nikolai Volkoff (w/ Freddie Blassie) with the legdrop in a flag match at 5:17 after the challenger hit the turnbuckle; after Volkoff's entrance, Gene Okerlund conducted an interview behind the curtain with Hogan; Hogan used "The Star Spangled Banner" as his entrance music for the bout; after the contest, Hogan ripped Volkoff's Soviet Union flag and waved the American flag; following the commercial break, Okerlund conducted a backstage interview with Hogan regarding his win and the upcoming wedding (Hulk Hogan: Real American, Saturday Night's Main Event: The Greatest Hits, Hulk Still Rules)
Uncle Elmer (w/ Hillbilly Jim & Cousin Junior) pinned Jerry Valiant at the 12-second mark with a bodyslam after Valiant charged Elmer; the announced time was a record-breaking 6 seconds; after the match, footage was shown of King Kong Bundy's win over SD Jones at WrestleMania, which had an announced time of a record-breaking 9 seconds; moments later, Okerlund conducted a backstage interview with Jim, Elmer, & Luke about the history-making win and the upcoming wedding
Paul Orndorff fought Roddy Piper to a double count-out at 4:01 when - after a crossbody by Orndorff sent both men over the top to the floor - they brawled all the way backstage and into the hallway until Piper escaped into his dressing room and locked the door; prior to the bout, Piper was escorted to the ring by a bagpipe band; Bobby Heenan briefly appeared ringside with a briefcase of money before the bout (Born to Controversy: The Roddy Piper Story, Best of Saturday Night's Main Event)
Andre the Giant (w/ Capt. Lou Albano) & Tony Atlas defeated King Kong Bundy & Big John Studd (w/ Bobby Heenan) via disqualification at 4:26 when Andre was illegally double teamed after Studd rammed Atlas into the ringpost on the floor; prior to the match, footage was shown of Bundy & Studd attacking Andre at Maple Leaf Gardens in Toronto; after the bout, WWF World Champion Hulk Hogan made the save for Andre and helped clear the ring; following the commercial break, Gene Okerlund interviewed Hogan, Andre, & Atlas in the ring about the match
WWF Tag Team Champions Brutus Beefcake & Greg Valentine (w/ Johnny V) defeated Lanny Poffo & Tony Garea (sub. for George Wells) when Garea submitted to Valentine's figure-4 at around the 3:30 mark; after the challengers' entrance, Okerlund conducted a backstage interview with the champions & Johnny V, in which Okerlund mentioned Barry Windham & Mike Rotundo as their top challengers before introducing footage of Beefcake & Valentine's controversial title win; Windham & Rotundo were shown in attendance during the contest; after the match, Beefcake knocked Poffo to the floor and stomped on Garea

WWF @ East Rutherford, NJ - Meadowlands - November 3, 1985
Steve Lombardi fought Jose Luis Rivera to a draw
Pedro Morales defeated Tiger Chung Lee
Iron Mike Sharpe defeated Terry Gibbs
Lanny Poffo defeated Terry Gibbs
King Tonga defeated Rene Goulet
Adrian Adonis defeated WWF IC Champion Tito Santana via disqualification
WWF Tag Team Champions Brutus Beefcake & Greg Valentine defeated Mike Rotondo & Dan Spivey
Bob Orton Jr. defeatd the Junkyard Dog via disqualification
Jesse Ventura fought Uncle Elmer to a double disqualification

WWF @ East Rutherford, NJ - Meadowlands - December 9, 1985 (7,000)
Dan Spivey defeated Moondog Spot at 14:00
Hercules defeated SD Jones at 13:00
Adrian Adonis defeated Lanny Poffo at 6:00
Bret Hart & Jim Neidhart defeated B. Brian Blair & Jim Brunzell at 16:00
Bruno Sammartino defeated Roddy Piper via disqualification at 5:00
The Junkyard Dog defeated Bob Orton Jr. at 5:00
WWF IC Champion Tito Santana defeated Randy Savage via disqualification at 16:00
Tony Atlas defeated Barry O
Andre the Giant defeated King Kong Bundy & Bobby Heenan via disqualification in a handicap match at 10:00

Star Wars - East Rutherford, NJ - Meadowlands - December 29, 1985 (12,000)
Ron Bass defeted JJ Dillon
Little Tokyo defeated Cowboy Lang
Sherri Martel defeated Debbie Combs
Carlos Colon defeated Konga the Barbarian
Jake Roberts defeated Paul Ellering via disqualification
NWA Tag Team Champions Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson defeated Bill & Scott Irwin
Sgt. Slaughter defeated Chris Markoff & Boris Zhukov in a handicap match
NWA US Champion Magnum TA defeated Tully Blanchard
NWA World Champion Ric Flair defeated Dusty Rhodes via disqualification
The Road Warriors defeated Ivan Koloff & Krusher Kruschev
Stan Hansen defeated AWA World Champion Rick Martel via submission to win the title

1986

WWF @ East Rutherford, NJ - Meadowlands - January 12, 1986 (15,147)
Lanny Poffo defeated Terry Gibbs
Cpl. Kirchner defeated Nikolai Volkoff
Jose Luis Rivera defeated Barry O
Adrian Adonis defeated the Junkyard Dog
WWF IC Champion Tito Santana defeated Terry Funk via disqualification
B. Brian Blair & Jim Brunzell defeated Bret Hart & Jim Neidhart
Roddy Piper & Bob Orton Jr. defeated Bruno Sammartino & Paul Orndorff via count-out
Big John Studd defeated Hillbilly Jim
Ivan Putski defeated the Iron Sheik

WWF @ East Rutherford, NJ - Meadowlands - February 3, 1986 (15,011)
Sivi Afi defeated Terry Gibbs
Hercules defeated Scott McGhee
Ricky Steamboat defeated Don Muraco
Jose Luis Rivera fought Tiger Chung Lee to a draw
Hillbilly Jim, Uncle Elmer, & Cousin Luke defeated Jesse Ventura, WWF Tag Team Champions Greg Valentine & Brutus Beefcake
The Junkyard Dog defeated Terry Funk
Bruno Sammartino & Paul Orndorff defeated Roddy Piper & Bob Orton Jr. in a steel cage match

JCP/AWA Star Wars - East Rutherford, NJ - Meadowlands - February 24, 1986 (nearly 10,000)
Nord the Barbarian & the Mongolian Stomper defeated Buck Zumhoffe & Marty Jannetty
Jimmy Valiant defeated Tully Blanchard via disqualification
AWA Tag Team Champions Curt Hennig & Scott Hall defeated Scott & Bill Irwin
Larry Zbyszko defeated Nick Bockwinkel via disqualification
NWA National Heavyweight Champion Dusty Rhodes & the Road Warriors defeated Baron Von Raschke, Ivan & Nikita Koloff
NWA World Champion Ric Flair pinned NWA US Champion Magnum TA at 28:14
Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson defeated NWA Tag Team Champions Bobby Eaton & Dennis Condrey via disqualification in a non-title match
AWA World Champion Stan Hansen fought Sgt. Slaughter to a double count-out

WWF @ East Rutherford, NJ - Meadowlands - March 10, 1986 (17,700)
Lanny Poffo defeated Iron Mike Sharpe
SD Jones defeated Les Thornton
Jake Roberts defeated Scott McGhee
The Iron Sheik defeated George Wells
Hercules defeated Tony Atlas
Ricky Steamboat & the Junkyard Dog defeated Jimmy Hart, Terry, & Dory Funk Jr. in a handicap match via disqualification
Nikolai Volkoff defeated Cpl. Kirchner
WWF World Champion Hulk Hogan defeated Big John Studd via disqualification

JCP / AWA @ East Rutherford, NJ - Meadowlands - April 28, 1986 (5,000)
Col. DeBeers defeated Davey Gee
Mike Rotunda pinned Doug Somers
Bruiser Brody pinned Steve O
NWA US Champion Magnum TA defeated Baron Von Raschke
AWA Tag Team Champions Curt Hennig & Scott Hall defeated the Barbarian & Boris Zhukov when Hennig pinned Zhukov
Nick Bockwinkel defeated Larry Zbyszko in a Texas Death Match
NWA National Heavyweight Champion Tully Blanchard defeated Ron Garvin via disqualification
AWA World Champion Stan Hansen pinned Leon White
Dusty Rhodes pinned NWA TV Champion Arn Anderson in a non-title steel cage match
The Road Warriors defeated Ivan & Nikita Koloff in a steel cage match when Road Warrior Hawk pinned Ivan

WWF @ East Rutherford, NJ - Meadowlands - May 8, 1986
Jake Roberts pinned SD Jones
Moondog Spot pinned Jim Powers
Lanny Poffo pinned Terry Gibbs
Jose Luis Rivera pinned Ron Shaw
Tito Santana & King Tonga (sub. for Hillbilly Jim) defeated WWF IC Champion Randy Savage & Bob Orton Jr. when Santana pinned Savage
WWF Women's Champion the Fabulous Moolah pinned Velvet McIntyre
Dory Funk Jr. pinned the Junkyard Dog
WWF World Champion Hulk Hogan pinned Don Muraco

WWF @ East Rutherford, NJ - Meadowlands - June 22, 1986 (12,301)
Jim Neidhart defeated Jose Luis Rivera
Greg Valentine & Brutus Beefcake defeated Tony Atlas & Siva Afi
Harley Race fought King Tonga to a double disqualification
King Kong Bundy defeated Cpl. Kirschner
Adrian Adonis defeated WWF World Champion Hulk Hogan via disqualification when, after Hogan was bloodied by Jimmy Hart's megaphone, Hogan hit referee Dick Woherle; after the decision was announced, Hogan kicked ring announcer Mel Phillips
The Junkyard Dog defeated Dory Funk Jr. in a Dog Collar match
WWF Tag Team Champions Davey Boy Smith & the Dynamite Kid defeated the Iron Sheik & Nikolai Volkoff

WWF @ East Rutherford, NJ - Meadowlands - July 17, 1986
Iron Mike Sharpe defeated Scott McGhee
The Iron Sheik defeated Cousin Luke
Bret Hart & Jim Neidhart defeated Mike Rotundo & Dan Spivey
Billy Jack Haynes defeated Tiger Chung Lee
Harley Race defeated Tito Santana
Cpl. Kirchner defeated Nikolai Volkoff in a Bootcamp Match
The Junkyard Dog defeated WWF IC Champion Randy Savage via count-out
WWF World Champion Hulk Hogan defeated Adrian Adonis via count-out

WWF @ East Rutherford, NJ - Meadowlands - August 4, 1986 (11,000)
Jose Luis Rivera defeated Steve Lombardi
Hercules defeated Brickhouse Brown
Tito Santana defeated Bob Orton Jr.
Cousin Luke defeated Tiger Chung Lee
King Kong Bundy & Big John Studd defeated Sivi Afi & King Tonga
Harley Race defeated Cpl. Kirchner
Jake Roberts defeated Jose Luis Rivera
Jacques & Raymond Rougeau defeated the Moondogs
WWF World Champion Hulk Hogan defeated Adrian Adonis in a lumberjack match

WWF @ East Rutherford, NJ - Meadowlands - September 15, 1986 (10,901)
Jake Roberts pinned Dick Slater
Billy Jack Haynes defeated Terry Gibbs
Koko B. Ware pinned Steve Lombardi
Roddy Piper defeated the Iron Sheik
The Junkyard Dog pinned Nikolai Volkoff
Kamala pinned Cousin Luke
B. Brian Blair & Jim Brunzell defeated Jimmy Jack Funk & Iron Mike Sharpe (sub. for Dory Funk Jr.)
WWF IC Champion Randy Savage defeated George Steele via disqualification at 9:40
Paul Orndorff pinned Ricky Steamboat at 15:28 after using a foreign object

WWF @ East Rutherford, NJ - Meadowlands - October 13, 1986 (8,000)
Kamala defeated Lanny Poffo
Cousin Luke defeated the Blue Demon
Steve Lombardi defeated Jim Powers
Billy Jack Haynes defeated Tiger Chung Lee
WWF IC Champion Randy Savage defeated the Honkytonk Man via count-out
George Steele defeated Mr. Fuji in a tuxedo match
Koko B. Ware defeated King Harley Race
Jake Roberts defeated Cpl. Kirchner
Hercules defeated Pedro Morales
Bob Orton Jr. defeated Roddy Piper via disqualification

WWF @ East Rutherford, NJ - Meadowlands - November 9, 1986
George Steele defeated Frenchy Martin
Dick Slater defeated Jimmy Jack Funk
Mike Rotundo & SD Jones defeated the Moondogs
King Kong Bundy defeated Lanny Poffo
Koko B. Ware defeated Iron Mike Sharpe
Pedro Morales defeated Don Muraco via disqualification
Brutus Beefcake & Greg Valentine defeated the Islanders via count-out
Hillbilly Jim defeated Sika via disqualification
WWF IC Champion Randy Savage defeated Ricky Steamboat
Roddy Piper defeated Bob Orton Jr.

WWF @ East Rutherford, NJ - Meadowlands - December 8, 1986 (9,000)
Dick Slater defeated Iron Mike Sharpe
Mike Rotundo & Danny Spivey fought Jacques & Raymond Rougeau to a double disqualification
Kamala pinned King Kong Bundy with a splash at around the 5-minute mark
Pedro Morales defeated Nikolai Volkoff via disqualification
WWF World Champion Hulk Hogan defeated WWF IC Champion Randy Savage via disqualification in a non-title match when the Honkytonk Man interfered
Sika defeated Cpl. Kirschner
Blackjack Mulligan defeated Steve Lombardi
SD Jones defeated Jose Luis Rivera
Hillbilly Jim defeated Jimmy Jack Funk
The Junkyard Dog & George Steele defeated Greg Valentine & Brutus Beefcake after JYD hit Valentine with a chair

1987

WWF @ East Rutherford, NJ - Meadowlands - January 5, 1987 (15,826; announced at 17,980)
WWF Superstars taping:
Prime Time Wrestling - 1/14/87: Billy Jack Haynes defeated King Harley Race (w/ Bobby Heenan) via disqualification at 9:40 when Heenan interfered as Haynes had the full nelson applied; after the bout, Haynes applied the hold to Heenan until Race made the save
Prime Time Wrestling - 1/14/87: Sivi Afi pinned Frenchy Martin at 6:50 with a sunset flip over the top rope
International Wrestling Challenge: WWF World Champion Hulk Hogan & Ricky Steamboat defeated WWF IC Champion Randy Savage (w/ Miss Elizabeth) & the Honkytonk Man (w/ Jimmy Hart) via disqualification at around the 11-minute mark after Savage threw the referee out of the ring after bringing the timekeeper's bell into the ring; Steamboat then grabbed the bell away, forcing Savage & Elizabeth backstage; moments later, Hogan brought Hart into the ring, with Hogan & Steamboat then sending Honky & Hart to the floor
1/17/87 - featured a Piper's Pit with WWF President Jack Tunney, WWF World Champion Hulk Hogan, and Andre the Giant in which Hogan was presented with a trophy for being world champion for 3 years:
Ricky Steamboat pinned Barry O with the flying bodypress at 2:37 (Steamboatís return bout)
Kamala (w/ Kimchee) pinned Don Driggers with a splash off the top at the 33-second mark; Driggers was taken out on a stretcher after the match
Demolition (w/ Johnny V) defeated Salvatore Bellomo & Mario Mancini when Ax pinned Mancini after the Decapitation at 2:22 (Demolition's debut; Randy Culley aka Moondog Rex played the role of Smash until being replaced by Barry Darsow)
Hercules (w/ Bobby Heenan) defeated Jim Parks via submission with the full nelson at 1:27; after the bout, Heenan challenged Billy Jack Haynes to break out of the hold but, after coming to the ring, Haynes was attacked by Hercules and had the hold applied on him after pushing Heenan
B. Brian Blair & Jim Brunzell defeated Terry Gibbs & Iron Mike Sharpe when Blair pinned Gibbs after the dropkick from Brunzell at 5:32; referee Danny Davis showed favoritism to Sharpe & Gibbs and refused to count at one point when he thought the Bees illegally switched with their masks on, when they didnít
1/24/87 - included a Piper's Pit with WWF President Jack Tunney, WWF World Champion Hogan and Andre in which Andre was presented with a trophy for being the only undefeated man in WWF history; after Hogan came to the set during the segment, Andre walked off:
Paul Orndorff (w/ Bobby Heenan) pinned Paul Roma with the piledriver at 2:29
Koko B. Ware pinned Steve Lombardi with a missle dropkick at 3:32; prior to the bout, Lombardi threw an injured Roma out of the ring after his bout with Orndorff
Rick Martel & Tom Zenk fought Don Muraco & Bob Orton Jr. (w/ Mr. Fuji) to a double disqualification at 3:57 when all four men began brawling in the ring
WWF IC Champion Randy Savage (w/ Miss Elizabeth) pinned Randy Sharpe with the flying elbowsmash at the 45-second mark; Savage wrestled the bout with his sunglasses on while Sharpe was not able to remove his shirt before the match began
Bret Hart & Jim Neidhart (w/ Jimmy Hart) defeated Scott McGhee & Tony Garea when Bret pinned McGhee after the Hart Attack at 2:43
Danny Spivey, Mike Rotundo, & Blackjack Mulligan defeated Ron Bass, Jimmy Jack Funk, & the Gladiator when Mulligan pinned the Gladiator with a flying back elbow at 3:33
1/31/87 - included a Piper's Pit segment in which Jesse Ventura said he would have Andre the Giant on the set the following week if Roddy Piper could produce Hulk Hogan:
Tito Santana & Pedro Morales defeated the Iron Sheik & Nikolai Volkoff (w/ Slick) via disqualification when Slick interfered and hit Santana with his cane at 3:12; after the match, Santana chased Slick into the ring and bodyslammed him; Butch Reed then came to ringside and carried Slick backstage
King Harley Race (w/ Bobby Heenan) pinned Greg Vance with the cradle suplex at 1:23
Jacques & Raymond Rougeau defeated Al Navarro & Tiger Chung Lee when Raymond pinned Navarro after a double team move from the top at 3:01; during the bout, Dino Bravo came to ringside and walked around the ring before leaving to join the French commentary team
Adrian Adonis (w/ Jimmy Hart) defeated Jack Kruger via submission with the sleeper at 1:17
Greg Valentine (w/ Johnny V) defeated Haku via disqualification at 3:03 when Tama tripped up Valentine from the outside, even though Brutus Beefcake had done the same thing earlier to Haku which went unnoticed by referee Danny Davis; Beefcake & Tama joined their partners at ringside midway through the bout
Jake Roberts pinned Jerry Allen with the DDT; the bout began during the commercial break

WWF @ East Rutherford, NJ - Meadowlands - February 9, 1987 (6,000)
Pedro Morales defeated Frenchy Martin
Paul Roma pinned Steve Lombardi
Sika pinned SD Jones
Dino Bravo pinned Brad Rheingans
Mike Rotundo & Dan Spivey defeated the Islanders
The Honkytonk Man pinned Koko B. Ware
Kamala fought Jake Roberts to a double count-out
WWF IC Champion Randy Savage pinned Ricky Steamboat with a roll over

WWF @ East Rutherford, NJ - Meadowlands - March 8, 1987 (5,000)
Tag Team Tournament Quarter Finals:
B. Brian Blair & Jim Brunzell defeated Jacques & Raymond Rougeau
Rick Martel & Tom Zenk defeated King Kong Bundy & Paul Orndorff via count-out
Don Muraco & Bob Orton Jr. defeated Demolition via disqualification after Demolition used Mr. Fuji's cane as a weapon
Greg Valentine & Brutus Beefcake defeated Davey Boy Smith & the Dynamite Kid via disqualification at around the 30-second mark after Smith hit Valentine with a chair
Rick Martel & Tom Zenk (sub. for the Islanders) defeated Dan Spivey & Pedro Morales
Semi-Finals:
Rick Martel & Tom Zenk defeated B. Brian Blair & Jim Brunzell
Greg Valentine & Brutus Beefcake defeated Don Muraco & Bob Orton Jr. when Muraco accidentally hit Orton with Mr. Fuji's cane after Valentine moved out of the way
Finals: Rick Martel & Tom Zenk defeated Greg Valentine & Brutus Beefcake; due to pre-match stipulations, Martel & Zenk earned a tag team title shot
WWF Tag Team Champions Bret Hart & Jim Neidhart defeated Rick Martel & Tom Zenk after Danny Davis interfered and reversed a small package attempt behind the referee's back

WWF @ East Rutherford, NJ - Meadowlands - June 8, 1987 (4,000)
Koko B. Ware won a 20-man bunkhouse battle royal
Danny Davis defeated George Steele via count-out
Butch Reed defeated Outback Jack
Killer Khan defeated Cpl. Kirschner
Rick Martel & Tom Zenk defeated Bob Orton Jr. & Don Muraco
Koko B. Ware defeated Iron Mike Sharpe
One Man Gang defeated SD Jones
The Islanders defeated Pedro Morales & Tito Santana
Ron Bass defeated Lanny Poffo

WWF @ East Rutherford, NJ - Meadowlands - July 9, 1987 (5,469)
SD Jones defeated Steve Lombardi
Jerry Allen pinned Rick Rude with a sunset flip
Scott Casey defeated Iron Mike Sharpe
Killer Kahn pinned Brady Boone
Koko B. Ware pinned Nikolai Volkoff
Don Muraco fought Bob Orton Jr. to a draw
Jim Brunzell & the Junkyard Dog (sub. for B. Brian Blair) defeated Kamala & Sika
George Steele defeated Danny Davis in a steel cage match by escaping through the door

WWF @ East Rutherford, NJ - Meadowlands - August 1, 1987 (15,000)
Jerry Allen pinned Tiger Chung Lee
Sika pinned Outback Jack
Ron Bass pinned Lanny Poffo
WWF Women's Tag Team Champions Judy Martin & Leilani Kai defeated the Jumping Bomb Angels
Greg Valentine & Dino Bravo defeated Jacques & Raymond Rougeau at 12:10; stipulations stated the winners would receive a WWF Tag Team Title shot on the Sept. 11 return date
Don Muraco pinned King Harley Race
WWF World Champion Hulk Hogan pinned Killer Khan at 14:29

WWF @ East Rutherford, NJ - Meadowlands - September 11, 1987 (7,000)
SD Jones pinned Frenchy Martin
Paul Roma & Jim Powers defeated the Shadows (Randy Culley & Jose Luis Rivera)
Ron Bass defeated Sivi Afi
Hercules defeated Scott Casey via submission with the backbreaker
Rick Rude defeated Davey Boy Smith
Ted Dibiase pinned Brutus Beefcake
Paul Orndorff (sub. for Ken Patera) defeated King Kong Bundy via disqualification
WWF Tag Team Champions Bret Hart & Jim Neidhart fought Greg Valentine & Dino Bravo to a double count-out

WWF @ East Rutherford, NJ - Meadowlands - October 26, 1987
Boris Zhukov defeated Sivi Afi
Sika defeated Brady Boone
The One Man Gang defeated Outback Jack
Koko B. Ware defeated Danny Davis
Jim Duggan defeated Nikolai Volkoff
The Junkyard Dog defeated Bob Orton Jr.
Billy Jack Haynes & Ken Patera fought WWF Tag Team Champions Bret Hart & Jim Neidhart to a no contest
Paul Orndorff & Bam Bam Bigelow defeated King Kong Bundy & Hercules

WWF @ East Rutherford, NJ - Meadowlands - November 16, 1987 (under 5,000)
Ron Bass pinned Jerry Allen
Danny Spivey pinned Ivan Putski
Don Muraco pinned Hercules
Dino Bravo & Greg Valentine defeated the Junkyard Dog & Brutus Beefcake when Bravo pinned JYD
Billy Jack Haynes pinned Demolition Smash
Demolition Ax pinned Ken Patera after Mr. Fuji interfered with his cane
Jake Roberts defeated Killer Khan via disqualification when Mr. Fuji interfered with his cane
Ted Dibiase pinned Ricky Steamboat when Virgil held Steamboat's legs down from the outside
Randy Savage (sub. for Jim Duggan) pinned King Harley Race
Lou Thesz won a battle royal by last eliminating Pat O'Connor at 11:11; other participants included: Nick Bockwinkel, Bobo Brazil, Gino Brito, Edouard Carpentier, Al Costello, the Crusher, Dominic DeNucci, Tony Garea, Rene Goulet, Gene Kiniski, Killer Kowalski, Pedro Morales, Baron Mikel Scicluna, Arnold Skaaland, Ray Stevens, Chief Jay Strongbow, & Art Thomas; order of elimination: Strongbow eliminated by ?; ? by Thesz at 2:35; ? by Costello at 4:44; Garea by Costello via a catapult at 4:46; Costello by DeNucci at 6:13; Goulet by Carpentier via a headscissors over the top at 6:23; DeNucci by Bockwinkel at 6:55; Brazil by Stevens via a punch at 7:15; the Crusher by Stevens via a backdrop at 8:20; Kiniski eliminated; Kowalski by Thesz via a punch as Kowalski sat on the top rope at 8:38; Stevens by O'Connor via a throw at 9:14; Bockwinkel by O'Connor & Thesz at 9:27; O'Connor by Thesz via a backdrop; after the contest, Thesz and O'Connor embraced out of respect
Jake Roberts won a battle royal by last eliminating Ted Dibiase when Virgil accidentally pulled the top rope down; moments earlier, Dibiase paid Hercules and Dino Bravo $10,000 each to eliminate themselves; other participants included: Ron Bass, Jerry Allen, Danny Spivey, Ivan Putski, Don Muraco, Hercules, Dino Bravo, Greg Valentine, the Junkyard Dog, Brutus Beefcake, Billy Jack Haynes, Ken Patera, Demolition, Killer Khan, Randy Savage, Harley Race, Ted Dibiase, and Ricky Steamboat

WWF @ East Rutherford, NJ - Meadowlands - December 13, 1987 (15,000)
Lanny Poffo pinned Iron Mike Sharpe
Jake Roberts pinned Mr. Fuji (sub. for Killer Khan)
Ted Dibiase pinned Koko B. Ware after Virgil tripped Koko
Davey Boy Smith & the Dynamite Kid defeated Nikolai Volkoff & Boris Zhukov
Demolition defeated Billy Jack Haynes & Brady Boone
Don Muraco fought Butch Reed to a double count-out
Jim Duggan pinned King Harley Race after hitting him with his 2x4
WWF World Champion Hulk Hogan defeated the One Man Gang in a steel cage match by escaping over the top

1988

WWF @ East Rutherford, NJ - Meadowlands - January 17, 1988 (7,500)
Lanny Poffo pinned Jose Estrada
The Ultimate Warrior pinned King Harley Race
Jim Duggan fought Hercules to a double count-out
Don Muraco pinned Butch Reed
WWF Women's Tag Team Champions Judy Martin & Leilani Kai defeated the Jumping Bomb Angels
B. Brian Blair & Jim Brunzell defeated Nikolai Volkoff & Boris Zhukov
Bam Bam Bigelow fought Ted Dibiase to a double disqualification at 3:00
WWF IC Champion the Honkytonk Man, Bret Hart, & Jim Neidhart defeated Randy Savage, WWF Tag Team Champions Tito Santana & Rick Martel

WWF @ East Rutherford, NJ - Meadowlands - February 18, 1988 (16,000)
The Iron Sheik defeated SD Jones (Sheik's return to the company after being gone several months)
Sika defeated Lanny Poffo
The Ultimate Warrior fought Hercules to a double disqualification
Don Muraco fought Dino Bravo to a double count-out
Jim Duggan & Ken Patera defeated Demolition & Mr. Fuji in a handicap match when Duggan pinned one of the Demolition; Billy Jack Haynes was originally scheduled to be Duggan & Patera's partner
Ron Bass pinned the Junkyard Dog
King Harley Race pinned Outback Jack
Brutus Beefcake pinned Greg Valentine
Hulk Hogan defeated WWF IC Champion the Honkytonk Man via disqualification when Jimmy Hart interfered; after the bout, Hogan threw both men out of the ring

WWF @ East Rutherford, NJ - Meadowlands - March 14, 1988
Paul Roma & Jim Powers defeated the Conquistadors
Don Muraco fought Rick Rude to a draw
Jake Roberts fought Hercules to a double count-out
Bret Hart & Jim Neidhart defeated B. Brian Blair & Jim Brunzell
WWF Tag Team Champions Rick Martel & Tito Santana defeated Nikolai Volkoff & Boris Zhukov
Randy Savage defeated the One Man Gang
WWF IC Champion the Honkytonk Man defeated Ricky Steamboat
Jake Roberts won a 22-man battle royal

WWF @ East Rutherford, NJ - Meadowlands - May 9, 1988
Scott Casey defeated Iron Mike Sharpe
Jacques & Raymond Rougeau defeated B. Brian Blair & Jerry Allen after a double team move behind the referee's back
Rick Rude defeated Koko B. Ware
Jake Roberts pinned Greg Valentine with the DDT
Andre the Giant defeated Jim Duggan via count-out
The Ultimate Warrior pinned Hercules with a gorilla press and splash
The Islanders defeated Hillbilly Jim & Don Muraco
WWF IC Champion Honky Tonk Man defeated Brutus Beefcake via count-out

WWF @ East Rutherford, NJ - Meadowlands - June 6, 1988 (3,000)
Don Muraco pinned Hercules
Conquistador #1 pinned Jerry Allen
Rick Rude & Andre the Giant defeated Jim Duggan & Jake Roberts when Rude pinned Roberts
Bret Hart fought Bad News Brown to a double disqualification
Don Muraco (sub. for Bam Bam Bigelow) pinned the One Man Gang
The Ultimate Warrior, Rick Martel, & Tito Santana defeated Mr. Fuji & WWF Tag Team Champions Demolition

WWF @ East Rutherford, NJ - Meadowlands - July 10, 1988
The Iron Sheik pinned Scott Casey
Davey Boy Smith & the Dynamite Kid defeated Nikolai Volkoff & Boris Zhukov via count-out
Ted Dibiase pinned Don Muraco after Muraco became distracted by Greg Valentine at ringside
Greg Valentine pinned SD Jones
The Big Bossman defeated Sam Houston
Ted Dibiase won an 18-man battle royal by paying off the remaining participants - Nikolai Volkoff & Boris Zhukov; due to prematch stipulations, Dibiase earned a world title shot in the main event; Jake Roberts was the final man eliminated prior to the Bolsheviks being paid off
Rick Rude pinned Jake Roberts by putting his feet on the top rope in the corner for leverage
Shawn Michaels & Marty Jannetty defeated the Conquistadors
WWF World Champion Randy Savage defeated Ted Dibiase via disqualification; the champion wore a neckbrace for the duration of the match

WWF @ East Rutherford, NJ - Meadowlands - August 15, 1988

WWF @ East Rutherford, NJ - Meadowlands - September 11, 1988
Televised on the MSG Network - included Sean Mooney, Superstar Billy Graham, & Lord Alfred Hayes on commentary:
Prime Time Wrestling - 10/4/88: Mr. Perfect pinned Jim Brunzell at 13:01 with a powerslam; after the bout, Bad News Brown came out and cut an in-ring promo saying if Hulk Hogan showed up for their match later in the show he would beat him down just like the San Francisco 49ers beat the New York Giants earlier in the afternoon
Greg Valentine fought Don Muraco to a 20-minute time-limit draw with the bell ringing just as Muraco was about to hit the tombstone; after the bout, Valentine shoved down Superstar Billy Graham at the announce table and took back his shinguard which Muraco gave to Graham minutes earlier; Valentine then attacked Muraco with the shinguard and applied the shinguard-assisted figure-4 until Graham made the save and attacked Valentine
Prime Time Wrestling - 9/20/88: Hercules pinned the Junkyard Dog at 9:38 by grabbing onto the ropes as JYD attempted a powerslam, with Hercules falling on top for the win
Hulk Hogan pinned Bad News Brown at 9:21 with the legdrop after headbutting Brown with his war helmet as the referee was knocked down, moments after Brown used the helmet as a weapon himself
Prime Time Wrestling - 9/20/88: The Blue Blazer pinned Barry Horowitz with a splash off the top at 11:15
Ted Dibiase (w/ Virgil) defeated Jim Duggan via disqualification at 12:03 after Duggan chased Virgil into the ring with the 2x4 and then chased Dibiase and the referee with the weapon as well
Jacques & Raymond Rougeau defeated Bret Hart & Jim Neidhart at 12:17 when Raymond pinned Bret after Jacques hit Bret with a double axe handle from the middle turnbuckle as Bret covered Raymond, with Jacques then putting Raymond on top
Jake Roberts (w/ Cheryl Roberts) pinned Rick Rude at 11:50 with a roll up and grabbing Rude's tights for leverage after Cheryl slapped Rude from the floor after he began taunting her

WWF @ East Rutherford, NJ - Meadowlands - December 18, 1988
Jose Luis Rivera vs. Danny Davis
Paul Roma vs. the Red Rooster
Sam Houston vs. Mr. Perfect
Harley Race vs. King Haku
Shawn Michaels & Marty Jannetty vs. Jacques & Raymond Rougeau
Jim Duggan vs. Frenchy Martin
Bret Hart & Jim Neidhart vs. Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard
Brutus Beefcake vs. Rick Rude
WWF IC Champion the Ultimate Warrior vs. the Honkytonk Man (No DQ, No Count-Out)
Jake Roberts vs. Andre the Giant

1989

WWF @ East Rutherford, NJ - Meadowlands - May 8, 1989
Televised on the MSG Network - featured Tony Schiavone & Lord Alfred Hayes on commentary; included Zeus as a guest of the Brother Love Show in which he said he was the true star of "No Holds Barred" because he was bigger and badder than WWF World Champion Hulk Hogan, Hogan was not a man but a woman, and that Zeus would destroy Hogan if he ever came face to face with him; featured Howard Finkel announcing that Summer Slam would take place at the Meadowlands on 8/28:
Mr. Perfect pinned the Blue Blazer with the Perfect Plex at 10:59
Prime Time Wrestling - 12/25/89: Bret Hart fought Greg Valentine (w/ Jimmy Hart) to a 20-minute time limit draw at 19:34; late in the bout, Mr. Perfect came ringside briefly, distracting Hart from the match
Tito Santana fought Rick Martel (w/ Slick) to a no contest when Martel attacked Santana before the bout during Santana's entrance, with the referee deeming Santana unable to compete but would allow the match to take place later in the card if Santana's condition improved, which it did
The Honkytonk Man (w/ Jimmy Hart) pinned Hillbilly Jim at 9:15 with a running knee to the back and hooking Jim's overalls for leverage after Jim became distracted by Hart; prior to the bout, Jim danced with ring attendant Tony Chimmel at ringside
The Ultimate Warrior defeated WWF IC Champion Rick Rude (w/ Bobby Heenan) via count-out at 10:02 when Rude began walking backstage as Warrior chased Heenan into the ring; after the bout, Warrior cleared both men from the ring
Prime Time Wrestling - 6/5/89: Jim Powers pinned Iron Mike Sharpe at 10:34 with a powerslam
The Red Rooster pinned the Brooklyn Brawler with a sunset flip after the Brawler hit the turnbuckle at 10:10 (Best of the WWF Vol. 20)
Rick Martel (w/ Slick) pinned Tito Santana at 3:24 with his feet on the ropes
WWF Tag Team Champions Demolition defeated the Big Bossman & Akeem (w/ Slick) via disqualification at 15:12 when Bossman attacked the champions with his nightstick; after the bout, Akeem attempted to handcuff Ax to the bottom rope until Smash made the save with a steel chair

Summer Slam 89 - East Rutherford, NJ - Meadowlands - August 28, 1989 (20,000; sell out)
Dino Bravo defeated Koko B. Ware
Pay-per-view bouts- featured Tony Schiavone & Jesse Ventura on commentary; included Gene Okerlund conducting a backstage interview with Dusty Rhodes regarding his upcoming match with the Honkytonk Man; featured Okerlund conducting a backstage interview with Jim Duggan & Demolition regarding their upcoming match against Andre the Giant, the Big Bossman, & Akeem, during which Duggan was shown wearing one of Demolition's face masks; included a backstage attempt at an interview from Gene Okerlund with WWF IC Champion Rick Rude & Bobby Heenan in which the Summer Slam sign behind the three fell down, resulting in Okerlund saying "Fuck it!" on live TV; after abruptly going back to the commentary team, the interview finally went down as scheduled, with Rude & Heenan commenting on his upcoming title defense against the Ultimate Warrior; featured a video package recapping the history between Warrior and Rude, as well as the attack Warrior sustained recently on WWF Superstars at the hands of Andre; moments later, Okerlund conducted a backstage interview with Warrior regarding his upcoming match with Rude; included Okerlund conducting a backstage interview with Mr. Perfect regarding his win earlier in the night over the Red Rooster; moments later, Okerlund spoke with Roddy Piper regarding his appearance ringside during the WWF IC Title match, leading to the Warrior winning the title from Rude; Okerlund then spoke with Ron Garvin, who appeared in a tuxedo and said he had a special assignment later in the show; Bobby Heenan then interrupted and protested Piper being ringside for Rude's match; moments later, Rude appeared with he and Heenan reviewing footage from the match and demanding the match be restarted due to interference from Piper; featured Okerlund conducting a backstage interview with Ted Dibiase, alongside Virgil, regarding his upcoming match with Jimmy Snuka, during which Dibiase said Snuka would end up just like Jake Roberts; included Okerlund conducting a backstage interview with Randy Savage, Zeus, & Sensational Sherri - surrounding a caldron - regarding their upcoming match against WWF World Champion Hulk Hogan & Brutus Beefcake and the possible involvement of Miss Elizabeth; featured Sean Mooney in the crowd speaking about the action thus far in the show; included Okerlund conducting a backstage interview with Hogan & Beefcake regarding their upcoming match against Savage & Zeus, during which Hogan alluded to having Miss Elizabeth as his secret weapon; featured a video package recapping the history between Hogan & Beefcake and Savage & Zeus:
WWF Tag Team Champions Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard (w/ Bobby Heenan) defeated Bret Hart & Jim Neidhart in a non-title match at 16:23 when Anderson, the illegal man, pinned Hart after Anderson hit a double axe handle off the top on Hart behind the referee's back as Hart had Blanchard covered
Dusty Rhodes pinned the Honkytonk Man (w/ Jimmy Hart) at 9:36 with the Bionic Elbow after Hart accidentally hit Honky over the head with the guitar (American Dream: The Dusty Rhodes Story)
Mr. Perfect pinned the Red Rooster with the Perfect Plex at 3:21 as Rooster attempted to climb back inside the ring; late in the bout, it appeared as if Rooster suffered a knee injury (The Best of the WWF: Summer Slam)
Rick Martel (w/ Slick), Jacques & Raymond Rougeau (w/ Jimmy Hart) defeated Tito Santana, Shawn Michaels & Marty Jannetty at 14:58 when Martel pinned Jannetty with a clothesline as Jannetty had one of the Rougeaus covered with a roll over; twice during the live telecast, the Rougeaus' music was accidentally played during the match, thus giving away the finish
The Ultimate Warrior pinned WWF IC Champion Rick Rude (w/ Bobby Heenan) to win the title at 16:02 with a back suplex and splash after Roddy Piper mooned the champion from ringside (History of the Intercontinental Championship)
King Jim Duggan & Demolition defeated Andre the Giant (w/ Bobby Heenan), the Big Bossman, & Akeem (w/ Slick) at 7:26 when Smash pinned Akeem after Duggan hit Akeem over the back with his 2x4 as Akeem had Smash covered following a splash from the middle turnbuckle; Bobby Heenan was introduced as being in Andre's corner but did not appear ringside until after the match began; Duggan wore one of Demolition's face masks for their ring entrance, had his face painted like the American flag, and had his 2x4 wrapped in the flag
Greg Valentine (w/ Jimmy Hart) pinned Hercules with both feet on the ropes for leverage at 3:06; prior to the bout, Ron Garvin was introduced as the guest ring announcer for the match, with Garvin insulting both Valentine and Hart during their entrance; following the bout, Garvin announced Hercules as the winner until he was corrected by the referee, with Garvin then saying Hercules was the winner by disqualification; moments later, Valentine knocked Garvin to the floor and brawled with Hercules until Garvin climbed back in the ring and knocked Valentine to the floor with a punch
Ted Dibiase (w/ Virgil) defeated Jimmy Snuka via count-out at 6:26 when Dibiase threw Snuka into the ringpost after Snuka became distracted by Virgil on the floor; following his introduction, Dibiase took the mic and bragged about ending Jake Roberts' career; after the contest, Snuka knocked Dibiase to the floor, assaulted Virgil, and hit the splash off the top
WWF World Champion Hulk Hogan & Brutus Beefcake (w/ Miss Elizabeth) defeated Randy Savage (w/ Sensational Sherri) & Zeus at 15:04 when Hogan pinned Zeus with a body slam and legdrop after hitting him with Sherri's loaded purse; prior to the ring introductions, the Genius read a poem in the ring in which he predicted Savage & Zeus to win; after Hogan & Beefcake's entrances, Hogan whispered something in Howard Finkel's ear, with Finkel then introducing Miss Elizabeth to be in Hogan & Beefcake's corner; after the match, Beefcake cut some of Sherri's hair (Hulk Still Rules)

WWF @ East Rutherford, NJ - Meadowlands - November 18, 1989 (5,500) (matinee)
Mark Young defeated Bob Bradley
Boris Zhukov pinned Al Perez
Dino Bravo pinned Jim Neidhart
WWF Tag Team Champions Demolition defeated Arn Anderson & Haku (sub. for Tully Blanchard)
Bret Hart fought Tito Santana to a double count-out
Dusty Rhodes pinned the Big Bossman
The Honkytonk Man defeated the Red Rooster
Roddy Piper fought Rick Rude to a double disqualification in a lumberjack match

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