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WrestleMania (1985)

WWE ushered in a new era when WrestleMania took over "The World's Most Famous Arena" Madison Square Garden in New York. The star-studded affair - featuring Hulk Hogan and TV sensation Mr. T... See full summary »

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Hulk Hogan ... Hulk Hogan
Mr. T ... Mr. T
Freddie Blassie ... 'Classy' Freddie Blassie
Roddy Piper ... Rowdy Roddy Piper
Paul Orndorff ... 'Mr. Wonderful' Paul Orndorff
Mike Rotunda ... Mike Rotundo
Greg Valentine ... Greg 'The Hammer' Valentine
Sylvester Ritter ... Junkyard Dog
Barry Windham ... Barry Windham
Khosrow Vaziri ... The Iron Sheik
Josip Peruzovic ... Nikolai Volkoff
Leilani Kai Leilani Kai ... Leilani Kai
Wendi Richter Wendi Richter ... Wendi Richter
André the Giant ... Andre the Giant
Big John Studd Big John Studd ... Big John Studd
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WWE ushered in a new era when WrestleMania took over "The World's Most Famous Arena" Madison Square Garden in New York. The star-studded affair - featuring Hulk Hogan and TV sensation Mr. T against "Rowdy" Roddy Piper and Paul Orndorff - involved the likes of Cyndi Lauper, Muhammad Ali and Liberace. Plus, Andre the Giant decimating Bobby Heenan's charge, Big John Studd, in a $15,000 Body Slam Challenge. Written by WrestleMania

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

31 March 1985 (USA) See more »

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WWF WrestleMania See more »

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Trivia

Hillbilly Jim (Jim Morris) missed out on the chance to perform at this event, when he injured his knee one month prior, while teaming up with Hulk Hogan in a match against Brutus Beefcake (Ed Leslie) & Johnny Valiant. See more »

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The match between King Kong Bundy and S.D. Jones is said to have set a record of 9 seconds for the shortest match in WWF history. However, the match, in real time, actually runs for at least 20 seconds. See more »

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The DVD changed Liberace's entrance, originally he came out to a rendition of Frank Sinatra's "New York, New York". It has been changed to a generic theme. Also, the end credits originally had the theme from Beverly Hills Cop, which has been changed to generic music. See more »

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The event that launched the W.W.F. into the mainstream!
4 June 2004 | by Captain_CouthSee all my reviews

Wrestlemania (1985) was Vince K. McMahon's big step into mainstreaming pro-wrestling. Back in the day Wrestlemania was huge and Hulk Hogan was the muscle behind it. The card and the matches weren't so hot but the hype sure was. I have to hand to V.K. McMahon for pulling off this great event. He turned a dying "sport" into "sports entertainment and am I ever so thankful.

P.S. Don't play the video game that came out a few years later on the N.E.S. because it's real bad. If you ever get that nostalgic trip watch a couple of Andre The Giant vs. Big John Studd matches circa. 1988-1989, you'll stop cold turkey believe me.


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