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WrestleMania - New York City, NY - Recap

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1.Tito Santana defeated The Executioner by submission with the figure-four leg-lock and the flying forearm (04:49).

2.King Kong Bundy (with Jimmy Hart) defeated Special Delivery Jones by pinfall with the Avalanche and a body splash (00:24).

3.Ricky Steamboat defeated Matt Borne by pinfall with a top-rope crossbody (04:38).

4.David Sammartino (with Bruno Sammartino) wrestled Brutus Beefcake (with Johnny V) to a double disqualification when when Johnny body slammed David on the floor, prompting Bruno to chase Johnny into the ring, and all four men then brawling with the Sammartinos clearing Johnny and Beefcake from the ring (11:44).

5.Intercontinental Championship Match:
The Junkyard Dog defeated Greg Valentine [champion] (with Jimmy Hart) by count-out (06:55). Valentine originally won the match by pinfall with both his feet on the ropes for leverage at 06:00, but Tito Santana came ringside and told referee Dick Kroll about what happened. Kroll continued the match after Valentine left the ring and refused to continue the match. Valentine retains the title.

6.Tag-Team Championship Match:
Nikolai Volkoff & The Iron Sheik (with Freddie Blassie) defeated The U.S. Express (Mike Rotunbo & Barry Windham) [champions] (with Capt. Lou Albano) when Volkoff pinned Windham to win the titles after Sheik hit Windham in the back with Blassie's cane (06:56).

7.$15,000 Body Slam Match:
Andre the Giant defeated Big John Studd (with Bobby Heenan) with a body slam (05:53). If Andre won, he would receive $15,000. If Studd won, Andre would retire from wrestling. After the match, Andre started throwing the money into the crowd until Heenan grabbed the money bag and ran backstage.

8.Women's Championship Match:
Wendi Richter (with Cyndi Lauper) defeated Leilani Kai [champion] (with The Fabulous Moolah) by pinfall after reversing a top-rope crossbody to win the title (06:14).

9.WWF Champion Hulk Hogan & Mr. T (with Jimmy Snuka) defeated Roddy Piper & Paul Orndorff (with Bob Orton) when Hogan pinned Orndorff after Orton jumped off the top rope and accidentally hit Orndorff with his arm cast (13:33). Muhammad Ali was the guest outside referee, Billy Martin was the guest ring announcer, and Liberace was the guest timekeeper. After the match, Piper hit referee Pat Patterson before leaving ringside with Orton, leaving Orndorff to be helped to his feet by T. A dazed Orndorff faced off with Hogan, T, and Snuka before leaving the ring himself.

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