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An awesome forgotten card from 1985
Found this on another site. It is the results of the only Pro Wrestling USA super Card from 1985 and it is awesome. It reads like a who's who of everyone not in the WWF at the time. Some of the matches are on You tube.
Star Wars - East Rutherford, NJ - Meadowlands - February 24, 1985 (18,600)
Jimmy Valiant, Jay & Mark Youngblood fought Larry Zbyszko, Nick Bockwinkel, & Dory Funk Jr. to a 15-minute time-limit draw
Kamala defeated Mark Pole & Lou Fabiano in a handicap match
Bob Backlund pinned Billy Robinson
Jim Brunzell & Greg Gagne fought Mr. Saito & the Masked Superstar to a double disqualification
Japan TV: Ivan & Nikita Koloff (w/ Krusher Kruschev) defeated Jimmy Valiant & Steve Keirn at around the 9:30 mark when Ivan pinned Valiant after Kruschev interfered behind the referee's back as Valiant had Ivan in the sleeper and Nikita fought with Keirn on the floor; after the match, several in the crowd chanted "Bullshit"
Japan TV: Jimmy Garvin (w/ Precious) defeated AWA World Champion Rick Martel via disqualification at 7:34 when Martel threw the challenger over the top rope; after the bout, Precious took the title belt from Martel, with she and Garvin then leaving ringside with it
Japan TV: AWA Tag Team Champions the Road Warriors (w/ Paul Ellering) defeated Jerry Lawler & Baron Von Raschke at 9:39 when Road Warrior Hawk pinned Von Raschke following a clothesline from Road Warrior Animal, the illegal man, on the apron behind the referee's back after Von Raschke ducked Hawk's clothesline
Japan TV: NWA World Champion Ric Flair pinned Harley Race at around the 20-minute mark when momentum of a crossbody off the top by Race put Flair on top for the win
Japan TV: Sgt. Slaughter won a $100,000 tag team battle royal by pinning Billy Robinson at around the 12-minute mark; following his entrance, Slaughter took the mic and said his scheduled tag team partner, Jerry Blackwell, was too injured to compete; other teams in the match included: AWA Tag Team Champions the Road Warriors (w/ Paul Ellering), Ivan & Nikita Koloff (w/ Krusher Kruschev), Greg Gagne & Jim Brunzell, Kamala (w/ Friday) & Billy Robinson, Jay & Mark Youngblood, Jerry Lawler & Baron Von Raschke, Bob Backlund & Jimmy Valiant, Mr. Saito & the Masked Superstar, Nick Bockwinkel & Dory Funk Jr., Jimmy Garvin & Larry Zbyszko, and Jerry Oski & Steve Keirn; stipulations stated the last two teams would face off in a one-fall contest; order of elimination: Ivan; Keirn; Bockwinkel; Backlund was eliminated following a knee to the back from Zbyszko; after the elimination, Backlund dragged Zbyszko out to the floor and attacked him; Valiant; Garvin; Gagne; Saito by Lawler; Superstar; Von Raschke by Road Warrior Hawk via a clothesline as Von Raschke had the claw applied on the ropes on Road Warrior Animal; both Road Warriors were eliminated when their own momentum sent them over the top rope as they tried to eliminate Slaughter; Kamala by Slaughter via a backdrop; Slaughter pinned Robinson with the Slaughter Cannon; after the bout, Kamala attacked Slaughter until Lawler, Von Raschke, and Gagne made the save; moments later, Slaughter was presented with a trophy