Wrestlemania II

May 22, 2010 - by Steve Gerweck


Wrestlemania II (April 5, 1986): Long Island, NY – Don Muraco DCO Paul Orndorff, WWF I-C Champ Randy Savage pinned George Steele, Jake Roberts pinned George Wells, Mr. T (managed by Joe Frazier) beat Roddy Piper (managed by Lou Duva) (1:15 – 4th) in a “boxing” match. Cab Calloway, Darryl Dawkins, and G. Gordon Liddy were the judges. Guests: Susan St. James (announcer), Joan Rivers (ring announcer), Burger King’s Herb (timekeeper), Ray Charles (vocalist)

Rosemont, IL: WWF Women’s Champ The Fabulous Moolah defeated Velvet McIntyre, Cpl, Kirschner pinned Nikolia Volkoff in a “flag” match, The British Bulldogs (seconded by Ozzy Osbourne) beat Greg Valentine & Brutus Beefcake to win the WWF Tag Title when Smith pinned Valentine, Andre the Giant won a “battle royal” which included both wrestlers and NFL players. The other wrestlers were: Ted Arcidi, Tony Atlas, Brian Blair, Jim Brunzell, Bret Hart, Hillbilly Jim, Iron Sheik, King Tonga, Pedro Morales, Jim Niedhart, Bruno Sammartino, Danny Spivey, & John Studd. The NFL players were: Jimbo Covert, Bill Fralic, Russ Francis, Ernie Holmes, Harvey Martin, & William Perry. Dick Butkus and Ed “Too Tall” Jones were the special referees. Guests: Cathy Lee Crosby (announcer), Clare Peller (timekeeper)

Los Angeles, CA: Ricky Steamboat pinned Hercules Hernandez, Adrian Adonis pinned Uncle Elmer, Terry & Dory Funk beat Junkyard Dog & Tito Santana when Terry pinned JYD, WWF World Champ Hulk Hogan beat King Kong Bundy in a “steel cage” match. Robert Conrad was the special referee. Guests: Elvira (announcer), Tommy LaSorda (ring announcer), Ricky Schroeder (timekeeper)

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