Let’s take a look at the events that took place during various years on this day in Pro Wrestling history (April 7):
1986 – WrestleMania 2
On this day in Pro Wrestling history on April 7, 1986, WWF WrestleMania 2 took place. The main event of the show saw Hulk Hogan defeat King Kong Bundy in a steel cage match to retain the WWF Championship.
Below are the results:
– Don Muraco vs. Paul Orndorff ended in a Double Count-Out.
– WWF Intercontinental Championship Match: Randy Savage (c) def. George Steele to retain the Title.
– Jake Roberts def. George Wells
– Boxing Match: Mr. T def. Roddy Piper via DQ.
– WWF Women’s Championship Match: The Fabulous Moolah (c) def. Velvet McIntyre to retain the Title.
– Flag Match: Corporal Kirchner def. Nikolai Volkoff
– WWF vs. NFL Battle Royal: Andre the Giant won the Battle Royal.
– WWF Tag Team Championship Match: The British Bulldogs def. The Dream Team (c) to win the Titles.
– Ricky Steamboat def. Hercules Hernandez
– Adrian Adonis def. Uncle Elmer
– Terry & Hoss Funk def. Junkyard Dog & Tito Santana
– Steel Cage Match for the WWF Championship: Hulk Hogan (c) def. King Kong Bundy to retain the Title.
You can watch the highlights from WrestleMania 2 in just 60 seconds below: