Greatest WrestleMania of all time?
On March 29, 1987, World Wrestling Federation (WWF) held its third annual WrestleMania pay-per-view (PPV) event at the Pontiac Silverdome in Pontiac, Michigan.
In front of 93,173 rabid pro wrestling fans.
The final attendance has been the source of some controversy, but I think as the above photo indicates, you can't deny there were a lot of friggin' people at WrestleMania III.
However you may feel about the legacy of Hulk Hogan, it's important to recognize the impact of his main event against Andre the Giant. But it wasn't the only memorable match on the card. Randy "Macho Man" Savage and Ricky "The Dragon" Steamboat also put on a classic.
Those two bouts, from this date in WWF history, below.
Randy Savage vs. Ricky Steamboat:
Where do you rank WrestleMania III among the all time best pro wrestling PPV shows?
And now, from the desk of the CSS Senior Editor, for your viewing pleasure we bring to you:
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29 MAR 2012
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- Wrestlespective podcast: A look back at The Miz vs. John Cena last year by Jason Mann Mar 29, 2012 4:24 PM CDT
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- WWE Network still struggling to get off the ground but company promises it will happen by The General Mar 29, 2012 12:23 PM CDT - 8 comments
29 MAR 2011
- Video of Brock Lesnar on Jimmy Fallon Re: UFC The Ultimate Fighter 13 by bix Mar 29, 2011 3:32 PM CDT - 1 comment
- David "Fit" Finlay fired by WWE due to complaint from sponsor by bix Mar 29, 2011 3:05 PM CDT - 6 comments
29 MAR 2010
- WWE Raw Results 3/29/10 by Cox813 Mar 29, 2010 11:07 PM CDT - 4 comments
- Cageside Radio 3/29/10 w/ Bill Hanstock On Wrestlemania Weekend by bix Mar 29, 2010 5:11 PM CDT