WrestleMania 12

WRESTLEMANIA XII: The Giants Are Squaring Off

WrestleMania XII (March 31, 1996) – Arrowhead Pond (Anaheim, CA) – Main Event: Shawn Michaels vs. Bret Hart (Iron Man Match for WWF Championship) – Announcers: Vince McMahon, Jerry “the King” Lawler, Mr. Perfect, Todd Pettengill, and Dok Hendrix (aka Michael Hayes). After the celebrity indulgence of WRESTLEMANIA XI, WRESTLEMANIA XII puts the big spotlight…

WrestleMania 11

WRESTLEMANIA XI: All Your Dreams Have Now Become Your Tonightmares

WrestleMania XI (April 2, 1995) – Hartford Civic Center (Hartford, CT) – Main Event: Lawrence Taylor vs. Bam Bam Bigelow – Announcers: Vince McMahon, Jerry “the King” Lawler, Jim Ross, and Todd Pettengill. WRESTLEMANIA XI might very well be the easiest WrestleMania to hate, and not just for the preponderance of mullets. It represents not…

Yokozuna vs. Bret "Hitman" Hart at WrestleMania IX.

WRESTLEMANIA IX: Finkus Maximus

WrestleMania IX (April 4, 1993) – Caesars Palace (Las Vegas, NV) – Main Event: Yokozuna vs. Bret “Hitman” Hart (WWF Championship) – Announcers: Jim Ross, “Macho Man” Randy Savage, Bobby Heenan, “Mean” Gene Okerlund, and Todd Pettengill – Host: Gorilla Monsoon. Welcome to the WrestleMania we wish we could forget. In an event that has…

"Rowdy" Roddy Piper vs. Bret "Hitman" Hart at WrestleMania VIII.

WRESTLEMANIA VIII: This Place Has Turned Into an Asylum

WrestleMania VIII (April 5, 1992) – Hoosier Dome (Indianapolis, IN) – Main Events: Ric Flair vs. “Macho Man” Randy Savage (WWF Championship) and Hulk Hogan vs. Sid Justice – Announcers: Gorilla Monsoon, Bobby “the Brain” Heenan, “Mean” Gene Okerlund, and Sean Mooney. WrestleMania VIII is the golden era of Gorilla Monsoon and Bobby Heenan, the…

"Macho King" Randy Savage vs. the Ultimate Warrior in their WreslteMania VII Retirement Match.

WRESTLEMANIA VII: All These Flags Make Me Feel American

WrestleMania VII (March 24, 1991) – Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena (Los Angeles, CA) – Main Event: Hulk Hogan vs. Sgt. Slaughter (WWF Championship) – Announcers: Gorilla Monsoon, Bobby “the Brain” Heenan, “Hacksaw” Jim Duggan, Lord Alfred Hayes, “Mean” Gene Okerlund, Sean Mooney, Regis Philbin, Alex Trebek, and Marla Maples. Jingoism was in full effect…

WrestleMania VI

WRESTLEMANIA VI: Images of Strange and Powerful Forces

WrestleMania VI (1990) – SkyDome (Toronto, Ontario, Canada) – Main Event: Ultimate Warrior (Intercontinental Champion) vs. Hulk Hogan (WWF Champion) – Announcers: Gorilla Monsoon, Jesse “the Body” Ventura, “Mean” Gene Okerlund, and Sean Mooney. The opening introduction to WrestleMania VI has Vince McMahon talking over a scrolling image of heavenly constellations, eventually revealing the images…

WRESTLEMANIA V: It’ll Be a Great Night in the Barnyard

WrestleMania V (1989) – Trump Plaza/Boardwalk Hall (Atlantic City, NJ) – Main Event: The WWF Championship: Randy “Macho Man” Savage vs. Hulk Hogan. WRESTLEMANIA V reveals the WWF as a company in transition. Transition has both positive and negative consequences in WRESTLEMANIA V, resulting in an uneven show that goes on too long and delivers…