Starrcade Trivia Challenge ANSWERS
1. What was the main event at the first Starrcade?
Ric Flair vs Harley Race for the NWA title in a cage match
2. What two wrestlers faced off in an infamous 'dog collar' match?
Roddy Piper and Greg Valentine
3. What former boxing world champion refereed the Ric Flair/Dusty Rhodes main event match?
3. Joe Frazier
4. Who did Tully Blanchard defeat to retain the NWA World TV title?
5. Starrcade '85 marked the first time the event was co-hosted by two cities. Name them.
Greensboro, North Carolina and Atlanta, Georgia
6. What two wrestlers faced off in an infamous 'steel cage I quit' match for the U.S. title?
Magnum TA and Tully Blanchard
7. What was the main event?
NWA World Champ Ric Flair vs Nikita Koloff
8. What two tag teams faced off in a scaffold match?
The Road Warriors and The Midnight Express
9. Who did Dusty Rhodes beat to win the U.S. title?
10. Where was Starracde held?
11. Who did Barry Windham beat to retain he U.S. title?
Bam Bam Bigelow
12. What was the special stipulation for the Lex Luger-Ric Flair title match?
If Flair was DQd or counted out, he'd lose the NWA World title
13. What team won the round-robin, Iron-Team tournament?
The Road Warriors
14. Who won the round-robin, Iron-Man tournament?
15. What team won the Pat O'Connor Memorial International Tag Tournament?
16. Who was revealed as the Black Scorpion?
17. Who won the Lethal Lottery match?
18. True or False: This was he first ever Starrcade Ric Flair did not take part in.
19. Who won the finals of the King of Cable tournament?
20. Who won the Lethal Lottery battle royal?
The Great Muta
21. Where was it held?
22. Who did Dustin Rhodes lose the U.S. title to?
23. Who did Mr. T face?
24. Who did Alex Wright beat in a undercard match?
Jean Paul Levesque (HHH)
25. What promotion did WCW square off against in a best of seven series of single matches?
New Japan Pro Wrestling
26. Who did Ric Flair defeat to win the WCW World title?
27. What was the main event?
Hulk Hogan vs Roddy Piper
28. Who beat Dean Malenko for the WCW Cruiserweight title?
29. Who was the guest referee for the Eric Bischoff vs Larry Zbysko match?
30. Who did DDP beat to win the U.S. title?
30. Curt Hennig
31. What was the main event?
Goldberg vs Kevin Nash
32. Who did Eric Bischoff beat in a grudge match?
33. Who did Evan Karagias drop the WCW Cruiserweight title to?
34. What two wrestlers faced each other in a ladder match for the U.S. title?
Chris Benoit and Jeff Jarrett
1. Who refereed the NWA World Tag Team title match in 1983 between the Briscos and Ricky Steamboat and Jay Youngblood?
2. Who won the the Bunkhouse Stampede match at 1988 that was not televised on the pay-per-view?
3. In the history of Starrcade, who are the only two wrestlers to have competed both under a mask with a different alias and under their 'real' wrestling name?
Ric Flair (as Black Scorpion in '90) and Jimmy Valiant (as Charlie Brown in '83)
4. What former NWA champion was shown sitting ringside during the telecast at Starrcade '88?
5. What two wrestlers represented Mexico in 1990 at the Pat O'Connor Memorial International Tag Tournament?
Konnan and Rey Misterio Senior
each for a possible 68
each for the bonus questions
Perfect score = 93
0 to 10 points
= think Chyna is actually a good wrestler!
10 to 20 points
= never invested in a wrestling video in your life
20 to 30 points
= yearn to watch RAW
30 to 40 points
= started watching wrestling in the '90s
40 to 50 points
= working your way up the ranks
50 to 60 points
= decent midcarder
60 to 70 points
= #1 contender
70 to 80 points
= riding Space Mountain and making all the girls cry!
80 to 90 points
= honourary member of the Four Horsemen!
= whooo! to be the man, you gotta beat the man!
Questions compiled by John Molinaro