Today in Pro Wrestling History: (April 1) – Hulk Hogan & Ultimate Warrior Blow the Roof off the Skydome

Today in Pro Wrestling History: On April 1st, 1990, at the SkyDome, an epic encounter unfolded at WrestleMania VI where The Ultimate Warrior defeated Hulk Hogan to win the WWF World Heavyweight title in front of 67,000 fans.

Today in Pro Wrestling History: (April 1st) – Hulk Hogan & Ultimate Warrior Blow the Roof off the Skydome

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This historic match was the first in WWF history where both the WWF World and Intercontinental Championships were on the line simultaneously.

Following his victory, The Ultimate Warrior vacated the Intercontinental title, leading to Curt Hennig (Mr. Perfect) winning the title in a tournament final against Tito Santana three weeks later.

The newly opened SkyDome provided an acoustic backdrop that amplified the excitement of the Canadian crowd.

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