Today in Pro Wrestling History: (March 29) – Hogan Makes History

Today in Pro Wrestling History: On March 29th, 1987, at the Pontiac Silverdome, Hulk Hogan made history at WrestleMania III by defeating Andre the Giant. The event, held in front of a record-breaking crowd of 93,000 fans, is remembered as one of the WWF’s grandest spectacles.

Hogan’s victory over Andre, highlighted by the iconic body slam, cemented the event’s legendary status in professional wrestling history.

Today in Pro Wrestling History: (March 29) – Hogan Makes History

Today In Pro Wrestling History March 29

Beyond the main event, WrestleMania III was rich in storyline depth and wrestling quality across its card. One of the night’s most memorable matches was between Ricky “The Dragon” Steamboat and “Macho Man” Randy Savage for the Intercontinental Heavyweight Championship.

This match, arising from a six-month feud that saw Steamboat hospitalized following a vicious attack by Savage, is often cited as one of the greatest wrestling matches in WrestleMania history.

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