Survivor Series (1996)

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Survivor Series (1996)
SS 96.jpg
Promotional poster featuring Bret Hart, Shawn Michaels, Sycho Sid, and Steve Austin
Tagline(s) Back to Attack
Information
Promotion World Wrestling Federation
Sponsor Milton Bradley
Date November 17, 1996
Attendance 18,647[1]
Venue Madison Square Garden
City New York, New York
Pay-per-view chronology
In Your House 11: Buried Alive Survivor Series (1996) In Your House 12: It's Time
Survivor Series chronology
Survivor Series (1995) Survivor Series (1996) Survivor Series (1997)

Survivor Series (1996) was the tenth annual Survivor Series professional wrestling pay-per-view event produced by the World Wrestling Federation (WWF). It was presented by Milton Bradley's Karate Fighters, and took place on November 17, 1996, at Madison Square Garden in New York, New York.

The main event was a standard wrestling match for the WWF Championship. Shawn Michaels defended the title against Sycho Sid. Sid won the title by pinning Michaels after hitting him with a television camera and performing a Powerbomb.[2]

The undercard featured Faarooq, Vader, Razor Ramon and Diesel versus Flash Funk, Jimmy Snuka, Savio Vega and Yokozuna in a four-on-four Survivor Series elimination match, Bret Hart versus Stone Cold Steve Austin in a standard wrestling match to determine the #1 contender for the WWF Championship, Marc Mero, Rocky Maivia, Jake Roberts and The Stalker versus Crush, Jerry Lawler, Hunter Hearst Helmsley and Goldust in a four-on-four Survivor Series elimination match, The Undertaker versus Mankind in a standard wrestling match and The Godwinns, Doug Furnas and Phil LaFon versus The New Rockers, Owen Hart and The British Bulldog.[3]

Results[edit]

No. Results Stipulations Times[1]
1F Jesse James, Aldo Montoya, Bob Holly and Bart Gunn defeated The Sultan, Justin Bradshaw, Salvatore Sincere and Billy Gunn (with The Iron Sheik and Uncle Zebekiah) Four-on-four Survivor Series tag team elimination match1 10:46
2 Doug Furnas, Phil Lafon, Henry O. Godwinn and Phineas I. Godwinn (with Hillbilly Jim) defeated Owen Hart, The British Bulldog, Marty Jannetty and Leif Cassidy (with Clarence Mason) Four-on-four Survivor Series tag team elimination match2 20:41
3 The Undertaker defeated Mankind with Paul Bearer Singles match (with Paul Bearer) hanging from a cage above the arena 14:52
4 Marc Mero (with Sable), Rocky Maivia, Jake Roberts and The Stalker defeated Crush, Jerry Lawler, Hunter Hearst Helmsley and Goldust (with Marlena) Four-on-four Survivor Series tag team elimination match3 23:44
5 Bret Hart defeated Steve Austin Singles match for the number one contendership to the WWF Championship 28:36
6 Faarooq, Vader, Razor Ramon and Diesel (with Clarence Mason) fought Flash Funk, Jimmy Snuka, Savio Vega and Yokozuna to a no contest Four-on-four Survivor Series tag team elimination match4 9:48
7 Sycho Sid defeated Shawn Michaels (c) (with José Lothario) Singles match for the WWF Championship 20:02
  • (c) – refers to the champion(s) heading into the match
  • F – indicates the match was broadcast prior to the pay-per-view on Free for All

Survivor Series elimination matches[edit]

^1

Elimination no. Wrestler Team Eliminated by Elimination move Time[1]
1 Aldo Montoya Team #1 The Sultan Submission by Camel Clutch 03:55
2 Salvatore Sincere Team #2 Bart Gunn Pinfall after side slam 06:55
3 Bob Holly Team #1 Justin Bradshaw Pinfall after clothesline 08:35
4 Justin Bradshaw Team #2 Jesse James Pinfall by schoolboy 08:46
5 The Sultan Team #2 Jesse James Pinfall by small package 09:44
6 Jesse James Team #1 Billy Gunn Pinfall after a Famouser 09:59
7 Billy Gunn Team #2 Bart Gunn Pinfall after a Flying Forearm Smash 10:46
Survivor: Bart Gunn (Team #1)[1]

^2

Elimination no. Wrestler Team Eliminated by Elimination move Time[1]
1 Marty Jannetty Team #2 Henry Godwinn Pinfall after slop drop 08:12
2 Henry Godwinn Team #1 Owen Hart Pinfall after a spinning heel kick 08:18
3 Phineas Godwinn Team #1 The British Bulldog Pinfall after running powerslam 09:04
4 Leif Cassidy Team #2 Phil Lafon Pinfall after suplex from second rope 13:43
5 The British Bulldog Team #2 Phil Lafon Pinfall by schoolboy 17:22
6 Owen Hart Team #2 Doug Furnas Pinfall after a release German suplex 20:41
Survivors: Doug Furnas and Phil Lafon (Team #1)[1]

^3

Elimination no. Wrestler Team Eliminated by Elimination move Time[1]
1 Jerry Lawler Team #2 Jake Roberts Pinfall after DDT 10:01
2 The Stalker Team #1 Goldust Pinfall after Curtain Call 12:44
3 Hunter Hearst Helmsley Team #2 Marc Mero Pinfall after Merosault 19:20
4 Marc Mero Team #1 Crush Pinfall after heart punch 20:33
5 Jake Roberts Team #1 Crush Pinfall after heart punch 20:54
6 Crush Team #2 Rocky Maivia Pinfall after flying bodypress 23:12
7 Goldust Team #2 Rocky Maivia Pinfall after shoulderbreaker 23:44
Survivor: Rocky Maivia (Team #1)[1]

^4

Elimination no. Wrestler Team Eliminated by Elimination move Time
1 Savio Vega Team #2 Diesel Pinfall after Jackknife Powerbomb 08:39
2 Razor Ramon Team #1 Jimmy Snuka Pinfall after Superfly Splash 09:28
3 Faarooq, Vader, Diesel, Flash Funk, Jimmy Snuka, Yokozuna Team #1 and Team #2 No One DQ, the remaining wrestlers were disqualified for brawling in the ring[1] 09:48
Survivors: None[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j "Survivor Series 1996". Pro Wrestling History. Retrieved January 27, 2012. 
  2. ^ "WWE Championship Match: Sid def. Shawn Michaels to become new WWE Champion". World Wrestling Entertainment. November 17, 1996. Retrieved 2011-01-04. 
  3. ^ "Survivor Series 1996 official results". World Wrestling Entertainment. November 17, 1996. Retrieved 2011-01-04. 

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