WWF All American Wrestling – 1985 Results

George Wells pinned Charlie Fulton at 13:07 with a running shoulderblock (12/10/84; Meadowlands)
The Moondogs defeated Jim Powers & Mario Mancini at 4:45 when Spot pinned Mancini with an elbow drop from the middle turnbuckle as Mancini was laid across Rex’s knee (11/19/84; Hamilton, Ontario)

Ken Patera defeated Jim Powers via submission with the swinging full nelson at 8:08 (12/10/84; Meadowlands)
The Cobra pinned the Black Tiger to win the vacant WWF Jr. Heavyweight Title at 12:29 with a tombstone and senton bomb off the top; after the bout, the Black Tiger attacked the Cobra after Cobra offered to shake hands; moments later, the Cobra retaliated by hitting Tiger with a steel chair (Best of the WWF Vol. 1) (12/28/84; Madison Square Garden)

1/20/85 – featured Gene Okerlund’s debut as the host of the show:
David Schultz defeated Swede Hanson at 5:33 with an elbow drop after Hanson missed a charge into the corner (12/1/84; Philadelphia Spectrum)

WWF Tag Team Champions Adrian Adonis & Dick Murdoch fought Jack & Jerry Brisco to a double count-out at 26:46 when all four men began brawling on the floor; after the match, the challengers put Adonis & Murdoch in simultaneous figure-4 leglocks (12/28/84; Madison Square Garden)

2/3/85 – included Blackjack Mulligan as a guest of Piper’s Pit where Roddy Piper and Bob Orton Jr. showed up late for the segment with Mulligan saying he has intelligent conversations on his Blackjack’s BBQ show and that Piper takes over the conversation and segment on his show and doesn’t let anyone talk; Piper and Orton eventually walked off the set after refusing the off to chew on some of Mulligan’s tobacco; the segment was later retaped for the 1/26/85 Championship Wrestling broadcast, but the originally taped segment was shown on All American (12/17/84; Poughkeepsie, NY)

Jim Neidhart pinned Tony Garea with a powerslam at 12:05 (Neidhart’s MSG debut) (1/21/85; Madison Square Garden)

Don Muraco (w/ Mr. Fuji) pinned Swede Hanson at 10:54 with the tombstone (1/21/85; Madison Square Garden)

2/24/85 – featured Jim Neidhart & Mr. Fuji as guests of Piper’s Pit, taped 1/22/85 in Poughkeepsie, NY; included the Junkyard Dog & Tony Atlas vs. Terry Gibbs & Carl Fury and Nikolai Volkoff & the Iron Sheik vs. Tony Garea & Aldo Marino matches from the 2/16/85 Championship Wrestling; featured the Spoiler vs. Pete Pompeii match from the 2/16/85 All Star Wrestling:
Bret Hart defeated Rene Goulet via submission with a sleeper at 14:32 (Hart’s MSG debut) (1/21/85; Madison Square Garden)

Leilani Kai (w/ the Fabulous Moolah) pinned WWF Women’s Champion Wendi Richter (w/ Cyndi Lauper & David Wolff) with a roll up to win the title at 11:49 after Moolah hit the champion with a forearm to the face as Richter was trying to help Lauper on the floor after she was attacked by Moolah; after the bout, Richter and Lauper scared Moolah and Kai from the ring (The Best of the WWF Vol. 5) (2/18/85; Madison Square Garden)

Rick McGraw fought Moondog Spot to a 15-minute time-limit draw at 14:32 as McGraw had Spot covered with a superplex (2/18/85; Madison Square Garden)

Hillbilly Jim defeated Rene Goulet via submission with a bearhug at 7:29; after the bout, Goulet had a verbal confrontation with Mr. T, who was sitting in the front row, until T jumped the guard rail and scared Goulet backstage (Hillbilly’s MSG debut) (Biggest, Smallest, Strangest, Smallest, Wrestling’s Country Boys) (2/18/85; Madison Square Garden)


Mad Maxine (w/ the Fabulous Moolah) pinned Susan Starr at 2:42 with a rolling release fisherman’s suplex (3/5/85; Poughkeepsie, NY)

4/7/85 – featured the debut of Jesse Ventura’s Body Shop, with WWF IC Champion Greg Valentine & Jimmy Hart as guests, taped 3/85 in Brantford, Ontario
Jim Neidhart (w/ Jimmy Hart) pinned SD Jones at 6:52 with a powerslam (Jimmy Hart’s MSG debut) (3/17/85; Madison Square Garden)





Rocky Johnson pinned Steve Lombardi at 3:49 with a sunset flip (4/16/85; Poughkeepsie, NY)

The Fabulous Moolah pinned Desiree Peterson after reversing a powerslam attempt into an inside cradle (4/16/85; Poughkeepsie, NY)

Ricky Steamboat & Jimmy Snuka defeated Moondog Spot & Mr. X at 3:02 when Steamboat pinned X with a karate chop off the top (5/7/85; Poughkeepsie, NY)

WWF Women’s Champion Wendi Richter & Wenonah Little Heart fought the Fabulous Moolah & Leilani Kai to a double disqualification at 2:59 when all four women began brawling in the ring (5/7/85; Poughkeepsie, NY)



B. Brian Blair won a $10,000 battle royal by last eliminating Bret Hart at 10:24; other participants included: Big John Studd, Tony Atlas, Aldo Marino, the Axe, George Wells, Johnny Rodz, the Spoiler, Joe Mirto, Moondog Spot, Ivan Putski, David Sammartino, Charlie Fulton, and Jim Neidhart; order of elimination: Mirto by the Spoiler; Atlas by Spot & the Axe; Marino by the Axe & Fulton; Fulton by Sammartino via a punch to the face; the Axe by Wells; the Spoiler by Putski; Studd by Putski; Spot, Wells, Rodz, & Blair; Putski by Spot; Wells; Rodz by Blair; Spot by Sammartino; Sammartino by Neidhart; Neidhart by Bret via an accidental dropkick; Bret by Blair via a dropkick after Bret became distracted by Sammartino at ringside; after the contest, Blair and Sammartino cleared the ring of the Hart Foundation (5/28/85; Poughkeepsie, NY)


WWF Jr. Heavyweight Champion Les Thornton pinned Gino Carabello at 2:43 with a backbreaker (6/17/85; Poughkeepsie, NY)






George Steele defeated Mike Watson via submission with the flying hammerlock at 5:12 (7/30/85; Poughkeepsie, NY)

WWF Light Heavyweight Champion Les Thornton pinned Salvatore Bellomo at 4:44 with a backbreaker in a non-title match (7/30/85; Poughkeepsie, NY)
Iron Mike Sharpe pinned Sal Gee after hitting him with the loaded forearm support at 5:34 (8/5/85; Brantford, Ontario)

Terry Funk defeated Rick McGraw via submission with the sleeper at 13:40; after the bout, Funk branded McGraw; moments later, McGraw attempted to attack Funk with the branding iron but Funk was able to escape the ring (8/3/85; Boston Garden)

WWF Light Heavyweight Champion Les Thornton, Tiger Chung Lee, & the Spoiler defeated Paul Roma, Joe Mirto, & Gary Starr at 5:03 when Starr submitted to the Spoiler’s claw hold (8/20/85; Poughkeepsie, NY)
David Sammartino pinned Steve Lombardi at 5:13 with a powerslam (8/20/85; Poughkeepsie, NY)

Lanny Poffo pinned Joe Voigt at 3:45 with a moonsault (8/20/85; Poughkeepsie, NY)

Tiger Chung Lee pinned Jimmy Jackson at 3:24 with a back suplex and bridge (8/20/85; Poughkeepsie, NY)
Adrian Adonis pinned Lanny Poffo with the DDT at 6:55 (8/18/85; Maple Leaf Gardens)

Bret Hart & Jim Neidhart (w/ Jimmy Hart) defeated Gary Starr & Paul Roma when Bret pinned Starr with the Hart Attack at 2:55 (9/9/85; Poughkeepsie, NY)
King Tonga pinned Bigfoot with a splash off the top at 3:22 (9/9/85; Poughkeepsie, NY)
Lanny Poffo & George Wells defeated Moondog Spot & AJ Petruzzi at 3:24 when Wells pinned Petruzzi with a running shoulderblock (9/10/85; Brantford, Ontario)

King Tonga pinned Rene Goulet at 9:21 with a flying bodypress (9/7/85; Boston Garden)
B. Brian Blair & Jim Brunzell defeated Iron Mike Sharpe & Tiger Chung Lee when Brunzell pinned Lee with a dropkick at 12:47 (9/22/85; Maple Leaf Gardens)

Scott McGhee pinned Les Thornton with a reverse roll up into a bridge at 18:20 (9/23/85; Madison Square Garden)

10/20/85 – included Adrian Adonis as a guest of Piper’s Pit, discussing the upcoming Wrestling Classic event (10/1/85; Poughkeepsie, NY):
Terry Funk (w/ Jimmy Hart) pinned George Wells at 12:23 after reversing a sunset flip into a roll up; after the bout, Funk attempted to use the branding iron as a weapon but Wells grabbed hold of it and chased Funk and Hart from the ring with it (9/7/85; Boston Garden)
Bob Orton Jr. pinned SD Jones (sub. for George Wells) at 12:07 with a reverse splash off the top (9/23/85; Madison Square Garden)

10/27/85 – included Terry Funk & Jimmy Hart as guests of the Body Shop, discussing the upcoming Wrestling Classic event (10/15/85; Brantford, Ontario)

Randy Savage (w/ Miss Elizabeth) pinned Paul Roma at 6:57 after twice hitting the flying elbowsmash (9/23/85; Madison Square Garden)

Terry Funk defeated Steve Gatorwolf via submission with a sleeper at 7:00 (10/13/85; Maple Leaf Gardens)
David Sammartino pinned Tiger Chung Lee with a sunset flip at 7:26 (10/12/85; Boston Garden)

Davey Boy Smith & the Dynamite Kid defeated Ron Shaw & Gino Carabello at 3:54 when Dynamite pinned Carabello with a diving headbutt after being launched by Smith; WWF Tag Team Champion Greg Valentine did guest commentary for the bout alongside Gorilla Monsoon (11/12/85; Poughkeepsie, NY)
King Tonga pinned Mr. X at 10:16 with a side kick to the face and a diving headbutt (10/12/85; Boston Garden)

Nikolai Volkoff & the Iron Sheik (w/ Freddie Blassie) defeated Jose Luis Rivera & Bob Marcus at 2:25 when Marcus submitted to Sheik’s camel clutch (11/4/85; Brantford, Ontario)
Cousin Junior pinned Moondog Spot at 10:27 after reversing a powerslam attempt into a cradle (11/10/85; Maple Leaf Gardens)

Lanny Poffo pinned the Gladiator at 5:19 with a moonsault; Greg Valentine did guest commentary for the bout alongside Gorilla Monsoon

Bret Hart (w/ Jimmy Hart) pinned Lanny Poffo at 8:22 by reversing a hurricanrana attempt into a cover (11/9/85; Boston Garden)
Ricky Steamboat & Paul Orndorff defeated Steve Lombardi & Jerry Adams at 4:53 when Steamboat pinned Adams with a crossbody off the top (11/4/85; Brantford, Ontario)
Dan Spivey pinned Terry Gibbs with a bulldog at 10:10 (Best of the WWF Vol. 8) (11/25/85; Madison Square Garden)

12/15/85 – included Bret Hart & Jim Neidhart as guests of Piper’s Pit, taped 11/12/85 in Poughkeepsie, NY, in which Piper & Bob Orton Jr. gave their kilt and cowboy hat, respectively, to the Hart Foundation in exchange for Bret’s sunglasses:
Jesse Ventura defeated Barry O via submission with the backbreaker at 10:21 (11/25/85; Madison Square Garden)

Jim Neidhart (w/ Jimmy Hart) pinned Tony Garea at 7:17 with a powerslam (11/9/85; Boston Garden)
Lanny Poffo pinned Mr. X at 2:28 with a moonsault (12/3/85; Poughkeepsie, NY)

B. Brian Blair & Jim Brunzell defeated Moondog Spot & Ted Grizzly at 4:58 when Brunzell pinned Grizzly with a dropkick (12/16/85; Brantford, Ontario)