• On This Day In Pro Wrestling History (April 2, 1989) – WWF WrestleMania 5
On this day in Pro Wrestling history on April 2, 1989, the World Wrestling Federation aired ‘WrestleMania V’ LIVE on PPV from the “Trump Plaza” Historic Atlantic City Convention Hall in Atlantic City, New Jersey.
This was the 5th annual WrestleMania event and had the tagline “The Mega Powers Explode”.
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:
Hercules defeated King Haku
The Twin Towers defeated The Rockers
Brutus Beefcake wrestled Ted DiBiase to a double-countout
The Bushwhackers defeated The Fabulous Rougeaus
Mr. Perfect defeated The Blue Blazer
WWF Tag Team Championship: Demolition (c) defeated The Powers of Pain & Mr. Fuji
Dino Bravo defeated Ronnie Garvin
The Brain Busters defeated Strike Force
Jake Roberts defeated André the Giant by DQ
The Hart Foundation defeated Greg Valentine & The Honky Tonk Man
WWF Intercontinental Championship: Rick Rude defeated The Ultimate Warrior (c)
Bad News Brown wrestled Jim Duggan to a double-DQ
The Red Rooster defeated Bobby Heenan
WWF World Heavyweight Championship: Hulk Hogan defeated Randy Savage (c)
• Backstage News On A Possible Title Change At WrestleMania 36
The Kabuki Warriors (Asuka & Kairi Sane) will defend the WWE Women’s Tag Team Championship against Alexa Bliss & Nikki Cross at WrestleMania 36.
According to the Wrestling Observer, Alexa & Nikki are expected to capture the titles at WrestleMania this weekend:
“The fact that it’s WrestleMania and it’s going to be a lot of babyfaces winning and I would think that would favour Alexa Bliss and Nikki Cross, plus they haven’t done a lot with them of late and Alexa Bliss is a company favourite.”
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