To get revenge, the Gunns stole The Heavenly Bodies’ ring robes and tore the wings off them. Eventually, Doink attempted a crossbody , but Lawler reversed the move. The match was signed as a submission match, but with the stipulation that the only way for a wrestler to win was to have the other person throw in a towel. During the match, which featured a no- disqualification clause, Mr. Undertaker, despite the best efforts to riddle him with horrible opponents , was still incredibly over with the crowd. It bought out the best in Yokozuna — his incredible facial expressions and added a real layer to the match.
Fuji , Yokozuna’s manager, hired nine other wrestlers to interfere on Yokozuna’s behalf. Owen entered the ring and clotheslined Bret from behind, causing him to break the hold, and exited the ring. Yoko went off to take an extended break from the ring returning at Wrestlemania XI , Undertaker went onto a miserable feud with the Million Dollar Corporation that seemed to go on forever despite Taker winning at every turn. This record was broken by CM Punk in Archived from the original on February 17, Eventually, Doink attempted a crossbody , but Lawler reversed the move. The pre-existing beef came from the Royal Rumble — with Yokozuna defeating Taker after interference from no less than about 14 wrestlers.
All six midgets turned against Lawler and chased him away from the ring. Yokozuna, for all his faults, still presented an excellent foe for the Undertaker. It bought out the best in Yokozuna — his incredible facial expressions and added a real layer to the match.
Before Yokozuna could close the lid, however, The Undertaker attacked him and the two wrestlers fought while standing in the casket. The Undertaker gained the early advantage, but Yokozuna reversed the momentum with a Samoan drop. With Cornette, Fuji and Bearer on the outside, plus the casket stipulation that meant that the match rarely fell flat even when the in-ring action was quite slow. Hired as the special guest enforcer to hopefully stop the ridiculousness of this match that happened at the Royal Caskt.
Given how the company had handled Yokozuna following losing the title the match was never in doubt. Schyster entered the ring from the other side and attacked The Undertaker. Promotional poster featuring The Undertaker. The match itself was actually quite decent.
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The Royal Family won the match, but all seven other competitors attacked Lawler after the match. Yokozuna had fallen away from the main event scene after dropping the title to Bret Hart. Hart returned at the Royal Rumble in Januarywhere he faced Diesel to try to regain his title. There was no massive cause for the rematch, it was at a time where matches could just be announced.
To fill the vacancy created when Diesel and Michaels broke up, an eight team tournament was announced with the finals scheduled for the Royal Rumble. Two main event matches were held; in the first, Bob Backlund won the WWF World Heavyweight Championship from Bret Hart in a submission match after Bret’s brother Owen convinced their mother to throw in a towel to end the match.
The next match was the submission match between champion Bret Hart and challenger Bob Backlundwith the aforementioned stipulation being that the only way to win the match was to have the opposing cornerman either Owen Hart or Davey Boy Smith throw in the towel.
DuringDiBiase had “purchased” the contracts of several wrestlers to form a heel stable. From the AWA to the top”. Double J ran at Norris who hit him with a swift roundhouse kick, Jarrett sold it by flipping over onto his front.
The main event was next, featuring The Undertaker versus Yokozuna in a casket match with Chuck Norris as the special outside referee.
Pinfall after a Big Splash. Articles survivro short description Good articles. He and Michaels argued outside the ring while the rest of the team attempted to calm them down. During an elimination match, Yokozuna was unable to injure The Undertaker, despite slamming The Undertaker’s head into the ring steps and performing the Banzai drop on him.
Yokozuna was the example of many in wrestling that once you get over, you generally stay over. This page was last edited on 16 Januaryat From Carnivals to Cable TV. Eventually, Doink attempted a crossbodybut Lawler reversed the move. Shortly after Survivor Series Diesel was named yokozuuna top contender to Backlund’s title. Archived from the original on December 15, Diesel became angry at Michaels, particularly because the same mistake had cost Diesel the Intercontinental Championship at SummerSlam.
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Blog – A written look at wrestling from twenty years ago. Although Jerry Lawler and Doink the Clown had a storyline rivalry that dated back to when Doink turned on Lawler by dumping a bucket of water on him after SummerSlam the feud had rarely been mentioned since then.
At the time, they were involved in a feud with The Smokin’ Gunns as a result of a match on the September 3 episode of Superstars of Wrestling. During the match, which featured a no- disqualification clause, Mr.
The match had not caset, however, and Hart pinned Backlund. Bigelow attacked his opponent, a jobberbefore the match. The event also featured three elimination matches and two singles matches. After the match, The Undertaker appeared on the video screen and vowed to return to the World Wrestling Federation one day. As for the casket stipulation? The other benefit of the massive casket was the size and depth meant you could do a lot of action inside the casket.
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Backlund” and using the crossface chickenwing, a hold he said was unbreakable, on them if they did not adhere to his wishes.
DiBiase’s team won after Luger, the last wrestler from his team, was pinned. Archived from the original on February 16, Owen entered the ring and clotheslined Bret from behind, causing him uhdertaker break the hold, and exited the ring. When Hart tried to shake Backlund’s hand after the match, Backlund slapped him in the face and locked him in a nudertaker chickenwing.
Owen begged them to throw Bret’s towel in to the ring to save him as Backlund kept the hold locked in for what would eventually total nine and a half minutes. Michaels, the former champion, had been stripped of the belt. FujiYokozuna’s manager, hired nine other wrestlers to interfere on Yokozuna’s behalf.
The team was dissolved in the summer of after Smith yokozkna heel and Luger left the company following SummerSlam to return to World Championship Wrestling.