Today in Pro Wrestling History: (May 10): The Rock & Wrestling Move to NBC

Today in Pro Wrestling History: On May 10th, 1985, The World Wrestling Federation tapes the first ever episode of Saturday Night’s Main Event. The show airs one night later on NBC in place of Saturday Night Live, and features Cyndi Lauper’s new music video, “The Goonies ‘R’ Good Enough”. The show is opened with the pop song “Obsession” by Animotion (see video below)

Today in Pro Wrestling History: (May 10): The Rock & Wrestling Move to NBC

Today In Pro Wrestling History May 10

  • Ricky Steamboat and The US Express defeated Nikolai Volkoff, The Iron Sheik, and George Steele
  • Hulk Hogan defeated Bob Orton via disqualification to retain the WWF Title
  • Wendi Richter defeated The Fabulous Moolah to retain the WWF Women’s Title
  • The Junkyard Dog defeated Pete Doherty

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