Although it does not give the entire perspective on one of the greatest wrestling television programs ever aired, WWE: The Best of Saturday Night's Main Event gives us a glimpse into what once was some of the most anticipated studio wrestling matches each year. Anyone that grew up in the 1980s and had a chance to watch these programs should remember the intro and outro music fondly along with the comedic ringside banter that acted as the glue in these glorious episodes.
Premiering on May 11, 1985, with America tuning in to see Hulk Hogan defeat Bob Orton by disqualification in the first headlining matchup of this iconic television production that gave fans a chance to see high-profile combatants face off in meaningful matches.
The DVD set includes more than 30 full matches and several segments, including Uncle Elmer's wedding, Hulk Hogan's "Real American" music video and countless memorable interviews with the Macho Man Randy Savage.
The set cotains over 540 minutes of footage on three discs and includes crucial matches such as Hulk Hogan vs. Terry Funk (1986), Jake the Snake Roberts vs. Ricky the Dragon Steamboat (1986), the steel cage match pitting Hulk Hogan vs. Mr. Wonderful Paul Orndorff (1987), Hulk Hogan vs. King Kong Bundy (1988) and more.