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WWE WrestleMania rewind: All the interesting things that happened at WrestleMania 2

  • Glancing through some of the best moments from WrestleMania starting with 1! Here are the highlights from WrestleMania 2.
Sridhar
ANALYST
Modified 08 Mar 2016, 12:25 IST

The second WestleMania is a unique one in may waysWe are just a month away from the biggest WWE PPV of the year – WrestleMania 32. The anticipation is sky high as we just can’t wait any longer to visit Texas and watch the show. It has been 32 years since WWE came up with the innovative idea of launching WrestleMania and the success the show has accrued over the years is unpararlled to any other PPV.Also read: WWE Wrestlemania: 5 Shocking Facts You Didn’t KnowWe, the WWE fans, stay tuned to the show for the enitre and eagerly wait for WrestleMania to arrive. We watch 54 RAWs, 54 SmackDowns, 54 NXTs, 11 other WWE PPVs and a host of other live-events, but still when it comes to WrestleMania, all these shows become just too ordinary. Mania is aloof and one of its own kind.WrestleMania 32 is very important for the company as the WWE ratings have abated in the past 12 months and the company would try to get back on track by reaping the maximum benefit from this show.With all this said, we will quickly go and recap some of the interesting things from WrestleMania 2-

#3 Date, Place, Venue and Match Card

WrestleMania 2 was hosted by three venues on the same night

The second edition of WrestleMania was very special and unique in a number of ways. Firstly, this was hosted in 3 different venues with each venue featuring a main-event and an undercard. Also, this was the only Mania till date that was not held on a Sunday.

WrestleMania 2 was held on 7th April 1986 at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Uniondale, New York, the Rosemont Horizon in Rosemont, Illinois, and the Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena in Los Angeles, California. This event was presented under the WWF banner.

Let us quickly glance through the match card of WrestleMania 2 which contained 12 matches – 9 singles, 2 tag matches and a battle-royal. The matches were distributed equally among the three venues each getting their quota of 4 matches.

Singles Action

Paul Orndorff vs. The Magnificent Muraco

Randy Savage (c) vs. George Steele (IC Title)

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Jake Roberts vs. George Wells

Mr. T vs. Roddy Piper (Boxing Match)

The Fabulous Moolah (c) vs. Velvet McIntyre (Women's Championship)

Corporal Kirchner vs. Nikolai Volkoff (Flag Match)

Ricky Steamboat vs. Hercules Hernandez

Adrian Adonis vs. Uncle Elmer

Hulk Hogan (c) vs. King Kong Bundy (WWE World Heavyweight Championship)

Tag Team Action

Terry Funk and Hoss Funk vs. Junkyard Dog and Tito Santana

The British Bulldogs vs. The Dream Team (Tag Team Championship)

André the Giant won by last eliminating Bret Hart (Battle Royal)

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Published 03 Mar 2016, 20:21 IST
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