The Mega Powers (“Macho Man” Randy Savage and Hulk Hogan) defeat the Mega Bucks (Andre the Giant and “the Million Dollar Man” Ted DiBiase with Jesse “the Body” Ventura as referee at SummerSlam: August 29, 1988
Miss Elizabeth’s teeny, tiny bikini was the difference maker, allowing the “Macho Man’ and Hulkster to rally. Savage nailed the Giant with an axe handle that sent him flying to the outside of the ring. Meanwhile, Hogan slammed DiBiase and held him down for Savage’s flying elbow drop. Then, Hogan dropped the big leg for the win. Just a fantastic ending (watch it after the jump).
The other highlight of the night: The Ultimate Warrior winning the Intercontinental Championship from the Honky Tonk Man in just seconds. The Warrior answered Honky’s open challenge to capture the belt, stormed to the ring and disposed of Honky before he could even take off his jumpsuit.
Also on the card:
Demolition successfully defended the tag team titles against the Hart Foundation after using Jimmy Hart’s megaphone.
The Junkyard Dog was disqualified against “Ravishing” Rick Rude when Jake “the Snake” Roberts ran in and attacked Rude, who pulled down his tights to reveal a second pair of tights with Cheryl Roberts airbrushed on them.
The British Bulldogs wrestled the Fabulous Rougeaus to a time-limit draw.
Bad News Brown defeated Ken Patera.
The Powers of Pain beat the Bolsheviks.
Dino Bravo defeated Don Muraco.
The Big Bossman beat Koko B. Ware.
Jake “the Snake” Roberts defeated Hercules Hernandez with the DDT.