WWF King Of The Ring Tournament – 1986
– Opening Round
All matches took place at an untelevised event on July 14, 1986 in Foxboro, MA.
Mike Rotundo and Mr. X received a bye into the quarter-finals.
Don Muraco fought Roddy Piper to a 20-minute time-limit draw
Harley Race defeated George Steele via disqualification
Billy Jack Haynes pinned the Iron Sheik
Nikolai Volkoff pinned Dan Spivey
The Junkyard Dog defeated Paul Orndorff via disqualification after Orndorff attacked the referee
Pedro Morales pinned Rudy Diamond (sub. for Bob Orton Jr.)
Billy Jack Haynes defeated Mr. X (sub. for Hercules) via submission with the full nelson after a matter of seconds
Nikolai Volkoff defeated the Junkyard Dog via submission with a bearhug
Pedro Morales pinned Mike Rotundo
Harley Race defeated Billy Jack Haynes via count-out when Haynes applied the full nelson while outside the ring on the apron
Pedro Morales pinned Nikolai Volkoff
Harley Race pinned Pedro Morales