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#RememberingRoddy: Hot Rod Wins The Intercontinental Championship


In the devastating wake of "Rowdy" Roddy Piper's untimely passing, let's take a look back at the night he won his first and only singles championship in the WWE.


Hot Rod's buddy Bret "Hitman" Hart had just lost his Intercontinental Championship to the Mountie two days before the 1992 Royal Rumble while battling a (kayfabe) 104-degree fever. And so Piper declared he wanted a piece of the gold, and issued a challenge to the new champion. Here's how the match played out.


Royal Rumble 1992 Rowdy Roddy Piper vs The Mountie by Yosihait

Rest in peace, Hot Rod. You looked damn good with the belt, but you never needed gold to be a champion in our hearts.


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