I'll be posting the results between rounds. First up, series 5
-Frank Gotch defeated Chris Tolos via Iowa Backdrop -BG James beat David Taylor with the PUMP HANDLE SLAM -Johnny Saint beat Colt Cabana by submission with the 3 IN 1 -Terry Gordy won by disqualification over Mr Fuji when Fuji got caught throwing salt in Terry's eyes. -Bobby Shane put out Eddie Gilbert with the ORIENTAL SLEEPER. -Kip James upset John Tolos quick via Jackhammer. -Mr. Saito pinned Finlay after a SAITO SUPLEX. -Freddie Blassie pinned Jimmy Hart after multiple knee drops. (Hart had Blassie down TWICE in this one)
-Frank Gotch defeated BG James with the GOTCH TOEHOLD. -Terry Gordy used the ORIENTAL SPIKE on Johnny Saint for the win. -Kip James headed to the semi-finals after the STANDING LEG DROP on Bobby Shane. -Freddie Blassie survived a tough match to beat Mr. Saito via SOUTHERN NECKBREAKER.
semi-finals: -Frank Gotch beat Terry Gordy in a come from behind win after absorbing a LOT of punishment. He won out of nowhere with a takedown and pinning combination (ch C, which was NOT a huracanrana). - Kip James upset Freddie Blassie via pinfall in a hard-fought match after scoring with a running corner splash.
Finals: -Frank Gotch defeated Kip James via Gotch Toehold to win the "series 5" tournament.
Lou Thesz v. Cousin Luke Butcher Vachon v. Steve Corino Val Venis v. Jimmy Valiant Larry Hennig v. Mad Dog Vachon "Cool" Curt Hennig v. Bryan Danielson Hillbilly Jim v. Buddy Rogers One Man Gang v. Missing Link Hacksaw Duggan v. Johnny Valiant
series 2 tournament:
Rob Van Dam v. Lou Albano Chris Candido v. Al Costello Justin Credible v. Dan Severn Ed Lewis v. Bobby Heenan Nick Bockwinkel v. Roy Heffernan Greg Valentine v. Gorgeous George D-Lo Brown v. Ox Baker Rick Rude v. Buff Bagwell
- Rob Van Dam defeated Lou Albano via 5 STAR FROG SPLASH. - Al Costello won by disqualification over Chris Candido - Dan Severn won by disqualification over Justin Credible (Singapore Cane) - Ed Lewis beat Bobby Heenan (full nelson) - Nick Bockwinkel won by countout over Roy Heffernan - Gorgeous George beat Greg Valentine (rolling hiplock after help by Cherie Dupre) - Ox Baker squashed D-Lo Brown (Heart Punch) - Rick Rude beat Buff Bagwell (snap suplex)
- Rob Van Dam beat Al Costello (Van Daminator) - Dan Severn defeated Ed Lewis (Wakigatame) - Nick Bockwinkel beat Gorgeous George (choke on ropes) - Rick Rude pinned Ox Baker (top rope sledgehammer)
semi-finals: - Dan Severn defeated Rob Van Dam (Wakigatame) - Nick Bockwinkel beat Rick Rude (Bockwinkel Sleeper)
finals: - Dan Severn beat Nick Bockwinkel (Wakigatame)