History of WrestleMania
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WrestleMania I Facts

  • The first match in WrestleMania history was Tito Santana against the Executioner. Santana would compete in the first nine WrestleMania events.
  • The main event at the first WrestleMania saw Hollywood Hogan and Mr. T team up against Roddy Piper and Paul Orndorff.
  • Ring announcer Howard Finkel began his WrestleMania iron-man streak at the first WrestleMania. Finkel is the only performer to appear at every WrestleMania.
  • Rock and roll megastar Cyndi Lauper seconded Wendi Richter to the ring for her Women’s Championship match against Leilani Kai.
  • The first WrestleMania was the first of four WrestleManias in New York. The following year, WrestleMania 2 was held at the Nassau Coliseum on Long Island. In 1994, WrestleMania X again emanated from Madison Square Garden. MSG also hosted WrestleMania XX in 2004.



Pictures of the Event

Tito Santana v The Executioner

King Kong Bundy v Special Delivery Jones

Ricky Steamboat v Matt Borne

David Sammartino v Brutus Beefcake

The Junkyard Dog v Greg Valentine

Nikolai Volkoff & The Iron Sheik v The U.S. Express

André the Giant v Big John Studd

Wendi Richter v Leilani Kai

Hulk Hogan & Mr. T v Roddy Piper & Paul Orndorff

Other Images

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