• On This Day In Pro Wrestling History (March 31, 1985) – WWF WrestleMania 1
On this day in Pro Wrestling history on March 31, 1985, the World Wrestling Federation aired ‘WrestleMania’ LIVE on closed-circuit-television from the Madison Square Garden in New York City, New York.
This was the first ever WrestleMania, where Vince McMahon Jr. put everything on the line. Had it not been a success, the WWF and the McMahon family would have filled for bankruptcy.
The celebrities for this event were Muhammad Ali, Cindy Lauper and Liberace.
Even nowadays WrestleMania is still by far the biggest professional wrestling event on the planet each year.
Here are the PPV results:
– Tito Santana defeated The Executioner
– King Kong Bundy defeated Special Delivery Jones
– Ricky Steamboat defeated Matt Borne
– Brutus Beefcake vs. David Sammartino ended in a Double DQ
– WWF Intercontinental Championship: Junkyard Dog defeated Greg Valentine (c) via countout
– WWF Tag Team Championship: The Iron Sheik & Nikolai Volkoff defeated The U.S. Express (c)
– $15,000 Body Slam Challenge: André the Giant defeated Big John Studd
– WWF Women’s Championship: Wendi Richter defeated Leilani Kai (c)
– Hulk Hogan & Mr. T defeated Paul Orndorff & Roddy Piper
• These Videos Will Make You Miss Former ECW/WWE Diva Dawn Marie
Dawn Marie worked for ECW from 1998 to 2001 and then for WWE from 2002 to 2005.
The following videos will surely make you miss her!
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