• On This Day In Pro Wrestling History (April 5, 1992) – WWF WrestleMania 8
On this day in Pro Wrestling history on April 5, 1992, the World Wrestling Federation aired ‘WrestleMania VIII’ LIVE on PPV from the Hoosier Dome in Indianapolis, Indiana.
This was the 8th annual WrestleMania event and it had the taglines “Friendship Torn Apart!” & “The Macho/Flair Affair!”.
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:
Shawn Michaels defeated Tito Santana
The Undertaker defeated Jake Roberts
WWF Intercontinental Championship: Bret Hart defeated Roddy Piper (c)
Big Boss Man, Jim Duggan, Sgt. Slaughter & Virgil defeated The Mountie, The Nasty Boys & Repo Man
WWF World Heavyweight Championship: Randy Savage defeated Ric Flair (c)
Tatanka defeated Rick Martel
WWF Tag Team Championship: The Natural Disasters defeated Money Inc. (c) by count-out
Owen Hart defeated Skinner
Hulk Hogan defeated Sid Justice via DQ
• Original Plan For Hulk Hogan At WrestleMania 36 Revealed
There are some rumors going on that “The Immortal” Hulk Hogan is going to be a part of WrestleMania 36, but that’s not the case.
Wrestling Observer has confirmed that The Hulkster wasn’t present at WrestleMania 36 tapings last week.
Both of my biceps have been torn at the insertions for 25yrs,today I tore my right bicep where it goes in at my front deltoid,well I guess Rusev and I are long lost brothers! BROTHER. HH damn it burns!!! pic.twitter.com/JREZd784Ih
— Hulk Hogan (@HulkHogan) March 31, 2020
According to RSN, Hogan was originally supposed to do a talk show segment with Christian at WrestleMania 36, but talks fell apart.
Hogan was scheduled to become a two time WWE Hall of Famer this weekend as a part of the nWo, but the Hall of Fame ceremony didn’t take place due to the coronavirus pandemic.
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