The Main Event was a television special produced by the World Wrestling Federation on February 5, 1988 that aired in prime time on NBC. This live broadcast remains the most watched wrestling program in television history with a 15.2 rating and 33 million viewers.
- Dark Match: Demolition defeated Billy Jack Haynes & Ken Patera
- Dark Match: Ron Bass defeated Koko B. Ware
- Dark Match: The British Bulldogs defeated The Islanders
- Dark Match: Jim Duggan defeated The One Man Gang
- Dark Match: The Ultimate Warrior defeated Sika
- Randy Savage (w/ Miss Elizabeth) defeated The Honky Tonk Man (c) (w/ Jimmy Hart & Peggy Sue) via count-out in a WWF Intercontinental Championship Match (8:39)
- Andre the Giant (w/ Ted DiBiase & Virgil) defeated Hulk Hogan (c) to win the WWF Championship (9:05)
- Strike Force (Rick Martel & Tito Santana) defeated The Hart Foundation (Bret Hart & Jim Neidhart) (w/ Jimmy Hart) to retain the WWF Tag Team Championship
- The match was still in progress when the show went off the air.
Other on-screen talent
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