|The Sam Muchnick Memorial Tournament|
|Promotion||World Wrestling Federation|
|Date||August 29, 1986|
|City||St. Louis, Missouri|
The Sam Muchnick Memorial Tournament was a World Wrestling Federation (WWF) supercard held at the sold-out Kiel Auditorium in St. Louis, Missouri on August 29, 1986, attended by nearly 11,000 fans and making $87,000. The tournament was arranged by Larry Matysik, a protege of Muchnick.
The event was held as a tribute to longtime St. Louis promoter Sam Muchnick and featured a 16-man single-elimination tournament which saw Harley Race defeat Ricky Steamboat in the tournament finals. The semi-main event included a match between Hulk Hogan and Paul Orndorff for the WWF World Heavyweight Championship.
|1||Harley Race defeated Brian Blair||First Round Tournament match||06:22|
|2||Don Muraco and Greg "The Hammer" Valentine fought to a double-disqualification.||First Round Tournament match||0:58|
|3||Adrian Adonis defeated King Tonga||First Round Tournament match||02:31|
|4||Junkyard Dog defeated Hercules Hernandez||First Round Tournament match||08:56|
|5||Brutus Beefcake defeated Lanny Poffo||First Round Tournament match||03:12|
|6||Pedro Morales defeated Dory Funk, Jr.||First Round Tournament match||05:33|
|7||Billy Jack Haynes defeated Jimmy Jack Funk||First Round Tournament match||04:15|
|8||Ricky Steamboat defeated Jim Brunzell||First Round Tournament match||07:10|
|9||Harley Race received a bye||Quarter Final Tournament Match||N/A|
|10||Junkyard Dog defeated Adrian Adonis||Quarter Final Tournament Match||05:02|
|11||Brutus Beefcake defeated Pedro Morales||Quarter Final Tournament Match||10:34|
|12||Ricky Steamboat defeated Billy Jack Haynes||Quarter Final Tournament Match||05:58|
|13||Harley Race defeated Junkyard Dog||Semi Final Tournament match||10:38|
|14||Ricky Steamboat defeated Brutus Beefcake||Semi Final Tournament match||12:23|
|15||Harley Race defeated Ricky Steamboat||Tournament Finals match||07:04|
|16||Hulk Hogan (c) and Paul Orndorff fought to a double-disqualification||Singles match for the WWF World Heavyweight Championship||16:08|
Pin-Pinfall; Sub-Submission; CO-Countout; DCO-Double countout; DQ-Disqualification; Ref-Referee's decision
|Dory Funk, Jr.||PIN|
|Billy Jack Haynes||PIN|
|Jimmy Jack Funk||4:15|
|Billy Jack Haynes||5:58|
- Hulk Hogan (c) and Paul Orndorff fought to a double-disqualification the WWF World Heavyweight Championship
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