WWE World Heavyweight Championship - Bret Hart

March 20, 1994 - November 23, 1994

Controversy surrounded the 1994 Royal Rumble. The final two men left in the ring were Bret Hart and Lex Luger and both hit the floor at the same time. A clear winner could not be determined, so since a WWE Championship opportunity was on the line, both men were awarded title chances at WrestleMania X at Madison Square Garden. Due to the results of a coin toss, Luger faced Yokozuna earlier on in the evening. Yokozuna retained the championship after Luger was disqualified for putting his hands on the special referee, Mr. Perfect. Yokozuna then had to face Hart in the main event. Bret Hart had faced his brother Owen earlier in the evening, so both Superstars already had one match under their belts. The special guest referee for the main event was "Rowdy" Roddy Piper. It looked as if Yokozuna was going to finish off Hart with his Banzai Drop, but he lost his balance, fell backward and Hart rolled him up for the pin and his second WWE Championship.


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