TODAY IN PRO WRESTLING HISTORY… JULY 31st: WWF holds Wrestlefest

JULY 31, 1988 – COUNTY STADIUM – MILWAUKEE, WI


The World Wrestling Federation holds Wrestlefest 

25,866 fans were in attendance for the event.

  • maxresdefaultBrutus Beefcake defeated Hercules Hernandez.
  • Jacques & Raymond Rougeau defeated The Killer Bees (B. Brian Blair and Jim Brunzell).
  • Bad News Brown defeated Bret Hart.
  • Hacksaw Jim Duggan defeated The Honky Tonk Man via disqualification in a WWF Intercontinental Championship match (Honky Tonk man retained the title).
  • The Powers of Pain (Warlord and Barbarian) defeated The Bolsheviks (Nikolai Volkoff and Boris Zuhkov).
  • Jim Neidhart defeated Lanny Poffo.
  • Macho Man Randy Savage defeated Ted DiBiase to retain the WWF Championship.
  • Curt Hennig defeated Terry Taylor.
  • Jake Roberts vs. Rick Rude ended in a double countout.
  • Haku defeated Sam Houston.
  • Ultimate Warrior defeated Bobby Heenan. As a result of Heenan’s loss, he was forced to wear a weasel suit.
  • Demolition (Ax & Smash) defeated The British Bulldogs (Dynamite Kid & Davey Boy Smith) to retain the WWF Tag Team Championship.
  • Dino Bravo defeated Ken Patera.
  • Hulk Hogan defeated Andre the Giant in a steel cage match.


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