WWF In Your House #4
From: Hershey, PA
Announcers: Jim Ross & Bobby Heenan
A video promoting the show airs highlighting the main event between WWF World Champion The Undertaker and King Yokozuna. The video also touches base on the match between Randy Savage and Arn Anderson.
Jim Ross and Bobby Heenan welcome everyone to the show and continue to promote the main event. Heenan is looking forward to having royalty as the WWF World Champion instead of some “dead weirdo.” Ross hypes up the Savage vs. Anderson match which Heenan believes will see the Anderson break Savage in half and Hogan will no longer have an ally after tonight. Ross sends us to the ring to get the show on the road.
Opening Contest: Razor Ramon vs. Carlos Vega in a strap match: Ramon runs into the ring with the strap and clotheslines Vega to quickly open the match. They are attached by the wrists as Ramon hammers away on Vega in the corner with right hands. Vega comes off the ropes but is caught and Ramon hits a fallaway slam. Ramon uses the strap on Vega whipping him over the back and the fans are going nuts. Vega gets control with a jaw breaker and a scoop slam before choking Ramon with the strap. Vega ties Ramon’s arms together and delivers a series vicious kicks in the corner. Vega runs toward the corner and hits a spinning heel kick to cause Ramon to stagger out of the corner and crashes to the canvas. Vega begins to hit the corners and gets to the third corner before Razor yanks on the strap and causes Vega to stumble into a right hand. Ramon locks in an abdominal stretch while choking Vega with the strap. Ramon places Vega on the top turnbuckle and hit a back suplex. Ramon reaches three corners before Vega recovered and splashed Ramon in third corner chest first. Vega drives Razor down to the canvas with a swinging neck breaker and a standing senton splash. Vega uses the strap on Ramon a few times and signals for the spinning heel kick but Ramon gets up and kicks Carlos in the midsection to hit the Razors Edge! Ramon isn’t done with Vega yet and proceeds to hit a second Razors Edge! Ramon begins to hit the corners and hits all four corners to win the strap match. (Razor Ramon over Carlos Vega, 11:34, ***)
Backstage, Todd Pettengill interviews the WWF World Tag Team Champions the Smoking Gunns. Billy says that tonight they defend the tag titles for the first of many times and they are confident that they will take care of Quebecers. Bart says they will be looking for the hockey stick they like to use and promises to have the tag titles for a long time.
Second Contest: Crush vs. John Bradshaw: These two slugged it out for several moments with neither man dropping down despite several right hand strikes. Crush got the early advantage with a back breaker and focused his attack ion Bradshaw’s lower back area. Bradshaw fought back with a big boot to the face and a side slam. Bradshaw was able to put Crush away with a running lariat to get the victory. (John Bradshaw over Crush, 5:06, **)
Backstage, Todd Pettengill interviewed Marty Jannetty about his match with Ron Simmons. Jannetty says that he doesn’t know what has gotten into Ron Simmons to think people are holding him back because he is African American. Marty is going show that he is pissed off two and you don’t wanna mess with a pissed off rocker.
Third Contest: WWF World Tag Team Champions The Smoking Gunns vs. The Quebecers: Pierre and Billy kicked off the match with Pierre working over Billy with a snap suplex and dropping Billy gut first across the top rope. Pierre power slammed Billy and tagged in Jacques who hit a top rope knee drop for a near fall. Billy fought back by countering a backdrop attempting by driving Jacques face first into the canvas. Billy drives Jacques to the canvas with a vertical suplex and tags in Bart. Bart cleans house with right hands and hit a snap power slam on Jacques. Pierre tried to get involved but Bart military press slammed Pierre. Bart plays to the crowd and is stopped by Jacques with a low blow as the referee was out of position. Jacques hit a neck breaker on Bart and nearly win the tag titles. Pierre is tagged in and hits the Tower of London on Bart but Billy breaks up the count. Bart is sent into the ropes but ducks a clothesline and hits a dropkick on Pierre followed by a gut wrench suplex. Bart tags in Billy who hits a missile dropkick from the top and sends Jacques over the top to the floor. Bart gets up and sets Pierre up for the Sidewinder. Billy heads to the top and they hit the leg drop/side slam to get the victory on Pierre and retain the titles. (The Smoking Gunns over The Quebecers, 9:42, ***)
A video promoting the next In Your House to take place on October 30th. The event will have a trick or treat feature with fans choosing the opponents for the champions on the show.
Fourth Contest: Marty Jannetty vs. Ron Simmons: Early on, Marty tried to use his speed to his advantage and hit a series of arm drags, a dropkick and a scoop slam. However, Simmons overpowered Marty by catching Marty on a cross body attempt and hit a huge power slam. Simmons plants Marty with a spinning spine buster and quickly put Jannetty away with the Dominator. After the match, Ron continues to work over Marty until Tatanka runs down to the ring and appears to save Jannetty, but instead attacks Jannetty, which prompts a smile from Simmons who also beats down Jannetty. Tatanka hits a Samoan Drop and Simmons hits another Dominator before they stand over Jannetty. (Ron Simmons over Marty Jannetty, 5:19, *)
Backstage, Todd Pettengill is with Bam-Bam Bigelow regarding his match with Scott Steiner coming up next. Bigelow tells Pettengill that he isn’t here for the fans to cheer him because he hates everyone. Whether its the loud mouth Jerry Lawler or Scott Steiner, he will beat anyone up. Bigelow says that tonight he will be walking out with the gold and put an end to the fluke reign that Scott Steiner has managed to have.
Fifth Contest: WWF Intercontinental Champion Scott Steiner vs. Bam-Bam Bigelow: Bigelow attacks Steiner as he poses to the crowd on the middle rope. Bigelow pummels Steiner in the corner and delivers a few quick splashes to weaken the champ. Bigelow power slams Steiner and follows up with a few falling head butts. Bigelow hits a quick power slam as Steiner came off the ropes and gets a two count. Bigelow hooks Steiner and hits a double under hook side slam for a near fall. Bigelow gets a two count following a Samoan Drop. Bigelow misses a big splash in the corner and Steiner hits a back suplex. Steiner kicks Bigelow in the midsection and manages to hit a double under hook power bomb for a near fall! Steiner puts Bigelow on the top turnbuckle and looks for the hurricanrnaa but Bigelow counters and hits a middle rope power bomb! Bigelow goes for the cover but Steiner kicks out just before three. Bam-Bam scoop slams Steiner and heads to the top but Steiner crotches Bigelow on the top. Steiner heads to the top and this time hits a top rope hurricanrana! Steiner goes over and covers Bam-Bam to get the three count. (Scott Steiner over Bam-Bam Bigelow, 10:23, ***)
A video promoting the Randy Savage vs. Arn Anderson match is aired highlighting the feud between the Mega Powers and the Dynasty.
Sixth Contest: Randy Savage vs. Arn Anderson: Savage quickly goes after Anderson hammering away on Arn with jabs in the corner and hits two clotheslines. Anderson bails to the floor and Savage comes off the top leaping to the floor but Arn moves and Savage hits the guard railing chest first! Anderson bounces on Savage and stomps away on Randy’s chest. Anderson sends Savage into the ring steps and back first into the ring post. Anderson rolls Savage into the ring and continues to work on Savage’s chest driving his knees into the Macho Man. Arn continues his offense with single arm breaker. Anderson sends Randy into the corner but runs into a big boot. Savage runs out of the corner to hit a bulldog. Savage attempts a power slam but holds his back and Anderson grabs Savage to hit a spine buster for a near fall. Randy counters a vertical suplex attempt with a snap suplex. Savage leaps off the top and hits a double axe handle but can’t get a three count. Savage hits a back suplex and goes to the top looking for he elbow drop but Jeff Jarrett comes out to cause a distraction. Anderson crotches Savage on the top and slams Savage to the canvas. Anderson lifts Savage up and plants him with a quick DDT to get the shocking win! (Arn Anderson over Randy Savage, 11:04, **1/2) After the match, Jeff Jarrett berates Savage and beats him down along with Anderson until Mr. Perfect runs into the ring and tosses the heels to the floor.
A video promoting the main event between the Undertaker and King Yokozuna for the WWF World Championship is aired.
Main Event: WWF World Champion The Undertaker vs. King Yokozuna in a no disqualification match: Taker and Yoko begin to trade right hands in the corner with Taker getting the better of Yoko and hits a leaping clothesline to knock Yokozuna to the floor. Taker sends Yoko face first into the ring steps and grab a chair to whack Yoko over the back. Yokozuna rolls back into the ring and Taker goes to the top rope. Yoko gets up and Taker hits a top rope clothesline for a near fall. Taker chokes Yoko in the corner and stalks towards the referee. Taker turns around and is met with a savant kick from Yoko. Yoko chops Taker over the shoulder and hits a belly to belly suplex. Yoko comes off the ropes and delivers a leg drop on the champ for a two count. Yoko weakens Taker with a bear hug until Taker breaks out of the hold. Taker delivers a big boot after coming off the ropes and attempts a choke slam and is able to drop Yokozuna with a choke slam but can’t follow up with the cover. Mr. Fuji rolls the salt bucket into the ring and Yokozuna is able to grab the bucket. Taker signals for the tombstone and grabs Yokozuna. Taker pulls Yoko up by the hair and Yoko nails Taker in the face with the salt bucket. Yoko clubs Taker over the head with the bucket a second time. Paul Bearer is freaking out on the floor as Yoko drags Taker to the corner and hits the Bonzai Drop! Yoko remains on top of Taker and wins the match and title! (King Yokozuna over The Undertaker, 10:53, **1/2) After the match, King Yokozuna puts his robe on and holds the WWF World Championship while Paul Bearer is weeping on the floor to end the show.
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