Sole Survivor

Nov. 23, 1994

At Survivor Series, the now unpredictable madman “Mister” Backlund receives another opportunity at Hart’s WWE Championship in a “Throw in the Towel” Match. Bret’s parents reluctantly throw in the towel after the “Hit Man” is locked in the Crossface Chickenwing for more than eight minutes. Nearly 11 years after losing the title, a stunned Backlund is champion once again.

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