Event Title

WrestleMania IV

Date

March 27, 1988

Venue

Trump Plaza in Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States of America, North America drawing 18,165

Host

Gene Okerlund

Ring Announcer

Howard Finkel

Commentators

Gorilla Monsoon
Jesse Ventura

Interviewers

Gene Okerlund
Bob Uecker
  1. Bad News Brown beat Ron Bass, B. Brian Blair, Jim Brunzell, Danny Davis, Bret Hart, Hillbilly Jim, Sam Houston, The Junkyard Dog, Jim Neidhart, Ken Patera, Jim Powers, Harley Race, Paul Roma, Jacques Rougeau, Raymond Rougeau, Sika, George Steele, Nikolai Volkoff, and Boris Zuhkov in a Battle Royal (0:09:48)
  2. Ted DiBiase (w/ Virgil & Andre the Giant) beat Jim Duggan via pinfall (0:05:02)
    Stipulations: The winner of this match would advance to the quarter-finals of the WWF World Heavyweight Championship Tournament
  3. Don Muraco (w/ Billy Graham) beat Dino Bravo (w/ Frenchy Martin) via disqualification (0:04:54)
    Stipulations: The winner of this match would advance to the quarter-finals of the WWF World Heavyweight Championship Tournament
  4. Greg Valentine (w/ Jimmy Hart) beat Ricky Steamboat via pinfall (9:11:00)
    Stipulations: The winner of this match would advance to the quarter-finals of the WWF World Heavyweight Championship Tournament
  5. Randy Savage (w/ Miss Elizabeth) beat Butch Reed (w/ Slick) via pinfall (0:04:09)
    Stipulations: The winner of this match would advance to the quarter-finals of the WWF World Heavyweight Championship Tournament
  6. One Man Gang (w/ Slick) beat Bam Bam Bigelow (w/ Oliver Humperdink) via countout (0:02:55)
    Stipulations: The winner of this match would advance to the quarter-finals of the WWF World Heavyweight Championship Tournament
  7. Jake Roberts drew Rick Rude (w/ Bobby Heenan) via time-limit draw (0:15:00)
    Stipulations: The winner of this match would advance to the quarter-finals of the WWF World Heavyweight Championship Tournament
    Notes: Due to the time-limit draw, both men were eliminated from the tournment. As a result, One Man Gang received a bye to the semi-finals
  8. The Ultimate Warrior beat Hercules (w/ Bobby Heenan) via pinfall (0:04:36)
  9. Hulk Hogan drew Andre the Giant (w/ Ted DiBiase & Virgil) via double disqualification (0:05:23)
    Stipulations: The winner of this match would advance to the semi-finals of the WWF World Heavyweight Championship Tournament
    Notes: Due to the double disqualification, both men were eliminated from the tournment. As a result, the winner of the DiBiase/Muraco match will receive a bye to the finals
  10. Ted DiBiase beat Don Muraco (w/ Billy Graham) via pinfall (0:05:35)
    Stipulations: The winner of this match would advance to the finals of the WWF World Heavyweight Championship Tournament
  11. Randy Savage (w/ Miss Elizabeth) beat Greg Valentine (w/ Jimmy Hart) via pinfall
    Stipulations: The winner of this match would advance to the semi-finals of the WWF World Heavyweight Championship Tournament
  12. Brutus Beefcake beat WWF Intercontinental Heavyweight Champion The Honkytonk Man (w/ Jimmy Hart & Peggy Sue) via disqualification (0:06:50)
  13. The Islanders (Haku & Tama) & Bobby Heenan beat The British Bulldogs (The Dynamite Kid & Davey Boy Smith) & Koko B. Ware via pinfall in a Six-Man Tag Team Match when Heenan pinned Ware (0:07:35)
  14. Randy Savage (w/ Miss Elizabeth) beat One Man Gang (w/ Slick) via disqualification (0:04:35)
    Stipulations: The winner of this match would advance to the finals of the WWF World Heavyweight Championship Tournament
  15. Demolition (Ax & Smash) (w/ Mr. Fuji) beat WWF World Tag Team Champions Strike Force (Tito Santana & Rick Martel) via pinfall when Smash pinned Martel to win the WWF World Tag Team Championship (0:08:02)
  16. Randy Savage (w/ Miss Elizabeth) beat Ted DiBiase (w/ Andre the Giant) via pinfall to win the WWF World Heavyweight Championship (0:09:17)
    Stipulations: The winner of this match would win the vacant WWF World Heavyweight Championship

Battle Royal

WrestlerExit No.Eliminated ByTime in Ring
0:00:00
0:00:43
0:00:55
0:02:29
0:02:48
0:03:12
0:03:13
0:03:41
0:04:26
0:04:47
0:04:51
0:05:41
0:05:50
0:05:51
0:06:00
0:06:10
0:06:23
0:08:39
0:09:48
0:09:48
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