King of the Ring Qualifying Matches


Razor Ramon pinned Davey Boy Smith with the Razor's Edge in 0:13:46.

Diesel and Owen Hart battled to a double countout in 0:07:11.

Arn Anderson pinned Marty Jannetty after a DDT in 0:17:36.

Sting pinned Sasaki San after an inside cradle in 0:04:20.

Johnny B. Badd pinned Steve Regal after a rolling reverse cradle in 0:10:33.

The Undertaker pinned Ted DiBiase with the Tombstone in 0:16:45.

Wayne Shamrock made 1-2-3 Kid submit to an armlock leglock submission in 0:07:13

Ric Flair pinned Shawn Michaels with the Figure-Four Leglock in 0:20:04.

Match Observations:

Whhooo ! The Nature Boy is back in the pond, and so is Arn. Following his sur-
prisingly clean victory over Shawn Michaels, Flair announced the Four Horsemen
were back and here to stay. When WWF Interviewer Doc "P.S." Hendrix questioned
him as to where and who the remaining two Horsemen were, Flair told him to rest
assured he'd know it by the King of the Ring.

In a somewhat controversial ruling, WWF President Jack Tunney declared the match
between Flair and Michaels a no-contest. Officially, he said the referee over-
stepped his competence in waiving the traditional twenty-minute time limit rule
for qualifying matches. He rescheduled their qualifying match for the Countdown
to the Crowning in order to stay fair to Flair and Michaels.

Diesel and Owen Hart weren't so lucky. When questioned about rescheduling their
qualifying match - the original one ended in a double countout - Tunney said
there wasn't any chance he'd reschedule that one, as its ending was well within
the boundaries of the WWF rules.

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