For close to twenty years, Earl Hebner
served as the third man in the ring for some of WWE's biggest matches.
In February 1988, Dave Hebner was assigned to officiate the WWF Championship Match between Hulk Hogan and
Andre the Giant.
Prior to the match, "The Million Dollar Man" Ted DiBiase paid Earl
to have plastic surgery to look more like his brother. DiBiase then locked Dave in a backstage room and sent Earl to call the match.
In the end, evil Earl proved to be under DiBiase's influence, as he called the match in Andre's favor, thus ending Hogan's
four-year reign at the top.
Nearly ten years later, Earl was at the center of controversy again when he prematurely called for the bell during the
WWF Championship Match between Shawn Michaels and Bret Hart.
The controversial call ended the match, which is now commonly referred to as the Montreal Screwjob, and Hart's championship reign.
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