• On This Day In Pro Wrestling History (April 7, 1986) – WWF WrestleMania 2
On this day in Pro Wrestling history on April 7, 1986, the World Wrestling Federation aired ‘WrestleMania 2’ LIVE on PPV from 3 different locations: the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Uniondale, New York, the Rosemont Horizon in Rosemont, Illinois and the Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena in Los Angeles, California.
This was the 2nd annual WrestleMania event and it had the tagline “What the World Has Come To!”.
The inaugural WrestleMania happened in 1985 and even nowadays WrestleMania is still by far the biggest professional wrestling event on the planet each year.
Here are the PPV results …
– The Magnificent Muraco wrestled Paul Orndorff to a double-countout
– WWF Intercontinental Championship: Randy Savage (c) defeated George Steele
– Jake Roberts defeated George Wells
– Boxing match: Mr. T defeated Roddy Piper via DQ
– WWF Women’s Championship: The Fabulous Moolah (c) defeated Velvet McIntyre
– Flag match: Corporal Kirchner defeated Nikolai Volkoff
– André the Giant won the WWF vs. NFL Battle Royal
– WWF Tag Team Championship: The British Bulldogs defeated The Dream Team (c)
Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena:
– Ricky Steamboat defeated Hercules Hernandez
– Adrian Adonis defeated Uncle Elmer
– Hoss Funk & Terry Funk defeated The Junkyard Dog & Tito Santana
– WWF World Heavyweight Championship: Steel Cage: Hulk Hogan (c) defeated King Kong Bundy
• 2 WWE Wrestlers Set To Return Soon, Possible Gimmick Change Coming
According to John Pollock, Bray Wyatt and Sami Zayn are set to make their return to WWE programming soon.
It is being reported that Zayn’s return is imminent and could happen on SmackDown Live in Montreal (his hometown).
WWE is expected to begin airing vignettes for Wyatt’s return and he’s set to get a new gimmick which WWE officials have been working on for a while now.
We’ll keep you updated regarding this.
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