May 8, 2010
'10 Shot Salute'
A look back at the April 15 1989 Superstars of Wrestling - through 10 screenshots from the show.
This event was held at the El Paso Texas Convention Centre, and taped on March 7th 1989
Let's take a rhettrospective look back, at what happened in the show, with this 10 Shot Salute
For the only time in their careers, Danny Davis and Barry Horowitz join forces in a tag match, and lose to The Rockers in just under 3 and half minutes.
Ravishing Rick Rude, fresh off his upset Intercontinental Title win from the Ultimate Warrior- cuts a promo with his new title belt. Heenan wears a simliar style jacket that would adorn 'the coach' years later when he was managing Mr Perfect.
The Warriors promo, in response to Rick Rude's win of the Intercontinental Title. Warrior only wears the one face paint colour for this segment - and therefore he looks really boring.
Remember Mark Ming?! I sure don't. And neither does anyone in the crowd, as he beaten by The Warlord in 1 minute and 35 seconds.
The Red Rooster battles good ole Steve Sharkey. Poor Steve Sharkey- this would be his only appearance ever on Superstars of Wrestling.
Bret Hart cuts his promo for his upcoming match against Mr Perfect. I am diggin Hart's singlet!
A graphic promoting Superfly's return to the WWF ring , after a 4 year absent. He last appeared at the Honolulu show on August 3 1985 against Mike Sharpe
Here's something I never thought I'd see. The Stridex 'Great Wipeouts' showcases King Haku destroying an opponent. Yes, it's that 'Stridex'.
Jake Roberts pinned Dusty Wolfe, yet it seemed that Earl Herbner was the one surprised when he failed to realise that Jake had released his snake. Here is Hebner jumping out the way.
The biggest news story of the show- Macho Man Randy Savage, reveals, on the Brother Love show, his new manager. Out comes Sensational Sherri- doing her best Norma Desmond impersonation from Sunset Boulevard. For the record, Sherri came out to Macho Man's theme music