• On This Day In Pro Wrestling History (March 31, 1996) – WWF WrestleMania 12
On this day in Pro Wrestling history on March 31, 1996, the World Wrestling Federation aired ‘WrestleMania 12’ LIVE on PPV from the Arrowhead Pond of Anaheim in Anaheim, California.
This was the 12th annual WrestleMania event with the inaugural WrestleMania happening in 1985. Even nowadays WrestleMania is still by far the biggest professional wrestling event on the planet each year.
Here are the PPV results:
The British Bulldog, Owen Hart & Vader defeated Ahmed Johnson, Jake Roberts & Yokozuna
Hollywood Backlot Brawl: Roddy Piper defeated Goldust
Stone Cold Steve Austin defeated Savio Vega
The Ultimate Warrior defeated Hunter Hearst Helmsley
The Undertaker defeated Diesel
Iron Man match – WWF World Heavyweight Championship: Shawn Michaels defeated Bret Hart (c)
• Dolph Ziggler Jokes About His Sad WrestleMania Record
Former World Heavyweight Champion Dolph Ziggler is going to face Otis in a singles match this weekend at WrestleMania 36.
This is going to be Ziggler’s first singles match at WrestleMania and he tweeted the following regarding this:
“15 years in the making & I am less than 1 week away from having as many singles matches at WrestleMania as Michael Cole.”
15 years in the making & I am less than 1 week away from having as many singles matches at #WrestleMania
as Michael Cole
— Nic Nemeth (@HEELZiggler) March 30, 2020
For those who don’t remember, Michael Cole had a singles match at WrestleMania 27 back in 2011, where he defeated WWE Hall of Famer Jerry “The King” Lawler via DQ (Stone Cold Steve Austin was the special guest referee during this match).
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