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Saturday Night's Main Event A professional wrestling television program on NBC that occasionally aired from 1985 to 1991, under the World Wrestling Federation/Entertainment (WWF/E) banner, ... See full summary »
One of the most infamous moments in the history of "Saturday Night's Main Event" occurred when Jake Roberts gave Ricky Steamboat a DDT onto the arena floor. Roberts was very much against doing the spot, out of fear he could fatally injure Steamboat. WWE Management continued to insist, and it was only after Steamboat assured Roberts he could block the move that Roberts agreed. Unfortunately, Steamboat made full contact with the ground, got knocked out, and suffered a concussion. This spot set off a series of matches between the two, which were big successes. Despite the injury, both men spoke fondly of the feud (and of each other) on their respective DVD biographies.