The Rocker's Petition Page

Please sign this petition dedicated to restoring The Rocker's win to WWE's records so Marty Jannetty and Shawn Michaels can take their rightful place in history as Tag Team Champions.

The story per wikipedia:

By current WWE records, The Rockers never officially held the WWF Tag Team Championship but on October 30, 1990 Jannetty and Michaels did actually defeat the reigning champions The Hart Foundation in a two out of three falls match in Fort Wayne, Indiana to seemingly win the title. The WWE (WWF) has never officially recognized The Rockers' champion status. During the match the top rope broke by accident making the match a disjointed affair that would require serious clean up before it could be shown on TV.
The Rockers defended the WWF Tag Team title against Power and Glory (Paul Roma and Hercules) on November 3, 1990. Shortly after November 3 it was decided to not air the title change and that the title would revert to the Hart Foundation. In his book Michaels claims that the Hart Foundation had politicked to keep the title . Michaels claim is contradicted by other claims that the WWF had actually fired Jim Neidhart forcing the title change but after the match the two sides came to an agreement and Neidhart was brought back. The Rockers were never officially credited with a title win but footage from the match was shown prior to Jannetty’s WWF return in 1995. The match can be seen in its entirety on the DVD The Shawn Michaels Story: Heartbreak & Triumph . Because it never aired, the match was not clipped and thus is shown in full with no commentary; the only edit being after the second fall when a ring crew arrived to reattach the broken rope.
It is my opinion that The Rockers deserve credit where credit is due. Not only did they contribute to the history of the WWE, but they influenced a generation of future high flyers. They earned the belts and should receive credit on the WWE official records.
Please sign the petition . It may not work, but we will never know unless we try.
Thanks!

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