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Encyclopedia > WrestleMania (1985)
WrestleMania
Details
Promotion World Wrestling Federation
Date March 31, 1985
Venue Madison Square Garden
City New York, New York
Attendance 19,121
Pay-per-view chronology
N/A WrestleMania The Wrestling Classic

WrestleMania (chronologically known as WrestleMania I) was the first WrestleMania professional wrestling event from the World Wrestling Federation, which took place on March 31, 1985 in New York, New York at the world-famous Madison Square Garden. Image File history File links WM1985. ... World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. ... March 31 is the 90th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (91st in Leap years), with 275 days remaining. ... 1985 (MCMLXXXV) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Madison Square Garden, often abbreviated as MSG, known colloquially simply as The Garden, has been the name of four arenas in New York City, United States. ... Nickname: Big Apple, City that never Sleeps, Gotham Location in the state of New York Coordinates: Country United States State New York Boroughs The Bronx Manhattan Queens Brooklyn Staten Island Settled 1613 Mayor Michael Bloomberg (R) Area    - City 1,214. ... The Wrestling Classic, was a World Wrestling Federation Pay-Per-View event that took place live November 7, 1985 in Rosemont, Illinois. ... Official WrestleMania logo WrestleMania is the annual flagship pay-per-view event of World Wrestling Entertainment, widely regarded as The Grandaddy of Them All or The Showcase of the Immortals. The first WrestleMania was held on March 31, 1985 in New Yorks Madison Square Garden. ... Professional Wrestling is any art of wrestling where two or more participants are in a show. ... World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. ... March 31 is the 90th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (91st in Leap years), with 275 days remaining. ... 1985 (MCMLXXXV) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Midtown Manhattan, looking north from the Empire State Building, 2005 New York City (officially named the City of New York) is the most populous city in the state of New York and the entire United States. ... Madison Square Garden, often abbreviated as MSG, known colloquially simply as The Garden, has been the name of four arenas in New York City, United States. ...


It is also a commonly held misconception that the first WWF pay-per-view was November 1985's The Wrestling Classic, a tournament held at the Rosemont Horizon in Rosemont, Illinois, but this, the first WrestleMania event, in March of the same year, was available on pay-per-view in some markets. The Wrestling Classic, was a World Wrestling Federation Pay-Per-View event that took place live November 7, 1985 in Rosemont, Illinois. ... The Allstate Arena is a sports arena in Rosemont, Illinois, which is home to the Chicago Wolves hockey club, DePaul University mens basketball, and the Chicago Rush Arena football team. ... Rosemont is a village located in Cook County, Illinois, founded in 1956. ...


For the first WrestleMania, Vince McMahon began cross promotions with MTV and several celebrities like Muhammad Ali, Liberace and Cyndi Lauper appeared during the build up to and at the event. Vincent Kennedy McMahon (born August 24, 1945) is an American wrestling promoter, occasional professional wrestler, on-screen personality, and former play-by-play announcer. ... MTV (Music Television) is an American cable television network headquartered in New York City. ... Muhammad Ali (born Cassius Marcellus Clay, Jr. ... Liberace shows off his rings (circa 1980). ... Cynthia Ann Stephanie Lauper (born June 22, 1953), better known as Cyndi Lauper, is a Grammy Award-winning singer and Emmy Award-winning film, television and theatre actress. ...

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André the Giant vs. Big John Studd
André the Giant vs. Big John Studd

Merced Solis (born May 10, 1953) better known by his ring name Tito Santana, was a Mexican-American professional wrestler whose career spanned from the late 70s to the early 90s. ... Trained by Verne Gagne in the mid 70s. ... Image File history File links WMsantana. ... Image File history File links WMsantana. ... Chris Pallies (born November 7, 1957 in Atlantic City, New Jersey) is an American professional wrestler, better known by his ring name, King Kong Bundy. ... The Mouth of the South Jimmy Hart (also known as The Colonel) (born January 1, 1943 in Memphis, Tennessee) is a professional wrestling manager, executive, composer and musician. ... Conrad Efraim, was a professional wrestler better known as Special Delivery Jones. ... Attacking maneuvers in the kayfabe of professional wrestling are mainly used to wear down an opponent for a submission hold, or set up for a throw. ... Attacking maneuvers in the kayfabe of professional wrestling are mainly used to wear down an opponent for a submission hold, or set up for a throw. ... Richard Blood (born February 28, 1953 in West Point, New York), better known by his ring name Ricky The Dragon Steamboat, is an American former professional wrestler. ... Matt Osborne, born July 27, 1957 in Elwood, Pennsylvania is a professional wrestler. ... Rey Mysterio performing a springboard seated senton on D-Von Dudley Aerial techniques are used in professional wrestling to show off the speed and agility of a wrestler. ... David Sammartino is the son of the legendary Bruno Sammartino. ... Bruno Leopoldo Francesco Sammartino (born October 6, 1935), is a former professional wrestler, best known for being the longest-running champion of the World Wide Wrestling Federation (WWWF), holding the title across two reigns for over 12 years in total, as well as the longest world championship reign in professional... Edward Harrison Leslie Jr. ... John L. Sullivan was a professional wrestler better known as Johnny Valiant. ... Image File history File links WMandre. ... Image File history File links WMandre. ... Junkyard Dog Sylvester Ritter was a professional wrestler best known for his work in the World Wrestling Federation as Junkyard Dog. ... The WWE Intercontinental Championship belt The WWE Intercontinental Championship (often shortenend to simply IC Title) is a professional wrestling title. ... John Anthony Wisniski Jr. ... The Mouth of the South Jimmy Hart (also known as The Colonel) (born January 1, 1943 in Memphis, Tennessee) is a professional wrestling manager, executive, composer and musician. ... Merced Solis (born May 10, 1953) better known by his ring name Tito Santana, was a Mexican-American professional wrestler whose career spanned from the late 70s to the early 90s. ... Nikolai Volkoff (born Josip Peruzovic in October 1947) is a professional wrestler who is probably best known for his work for the World Wrestling Federation. ... Hossein Khosrow Ali Vaziri (born on March 15, 1943) is a retired Iranian professional wrestler better known by his stage name The Iron Sheik. ... Classy Freddie Blassie (February 8, 1918 – June 2, 2003) was an American professional wrestler and manager born in St. ... Lawrence Michael (Mike) Rotunda (born March 30, 1958), also known as Captain Mike Rotundo and Irwin R. Schyster, is a former American professional wrestler. ... Barry Windham (born July 4, 1960, Sweetwater, Texas) is a professional wrestler and the son of the infamous heel wrestler Blackjack Mulligan. ... Louis Albano (born July 29, 1933 in Carmel, New York), better known as Captain Lou, is an American professional wrestler and manager. ... The World Tag Team Championship belt (2002 to present) The World Tag Team Championship is a professional wrestling tag team title. ... André the Giant (June 19, 1946 – January 27, 1993) was a professional wrestler and actor, born André René Roussimoff in Grenoble, France. ... John Minton (February 19, 1948 —- March 20, 1995) was an American professional wrestler, better known by his ring name, Big John Studd. ... Bobby The Brain Heenan (born Raymond Louis Heenan on November 1, 1944 in Chicago, Illinois), is an American professional wrestling manager and commentator. ... Many types of matches can be found in professional wrestling. ... Image File history File links B137. ... Image File history File links B137. ... Much of the action in professional wrestling involves the application of techniques that involve lifting the opponent up and throwing or slamming him/her down. ... Wendy Savinovich is a professional wrestler famous under the name of Wendi Richter. ... Cynthia Ann Stephanie Lauper (born June 22, 1953), better known as Cyndi Lauper, is a Grammy Award-winning singer and Emmy Award-winning film, television and theatre actress. ... Patricia Karisma-Schroeder (better known by her stage name as Leilani Kai) is a professional wrestler. ... Lillian Ellison, better known by her ring name The Fabulous Moolah (born July 22, 1923), is a female professional wrestler who is marketed by World Wrestling Entertainment for holding the record for the longest title reign by any athlete in any professional sport. ... WWE Womens Championship belt. ... Terry Gene Bollea (born on August 11, 1953), is an American actor and semi-retired professional wrestler better known as Hulk Hogan. ... Mr. ... James Reiher (born May 18, 1943 in Fiji) is an American professional wrestler, especially popular in the 1980s as Superfly Jimmy Snuka. ... Rowdy Roddy Piper (born Roderick George Toombs on April 17, 1954) is a Canadian professional wrestler. ... Paul Orndorff (born October 29, 1949 in Brandon, Florida) is a former National Football League player and former professional wrestler, best known for his appearances with the World Wrestling Federation throughout the 1980s as Mr. ... Robert Keith Orton, Jr. ... Muhammad Ali (born Cassius Marcellus Clay, Jr. ... Many types of matches can be found in professional wrestling. ...

Notes

The WWE Championship belt, April 11 2005 – August 20, 2006; September 18, 2006 – present The World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) Championship is a professional wrestling title. ... WrestleMania XV was the fifteenth annual WrestleMania professional wrestling pay-per-view event from the World Wrestling Federation. ... WrestleMania 22 was the twenty-second annual WrestleMania professional wrestling pay-per-view produced by World Wrestling Entertainment. ... Alfred Manuel Billy Martin, (May 16, 1928 – December 25, 1989), a former Major League Baseball player and manager, was manager of the New York Yankees five different times and won two league championships and one World Series as their manager. ... Cynthia Ann Stephanie Lauper (born June 22, 1953), better known as Cyndi Lauper, is a Grammy Award-winning singer and Emmy Award-winning film, television and theatre actress. ... Mr. ... Muhammad Ali (born Cassius Marcellus Clay, Jr. ... Liberace shows off his rings (circa 1980). ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ...

References

  • WrestleMania 1985 (I) Facts/Stats

External links

  • The Official Website of WrestleMania 1985 (I)


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  Results from FactBites:
 
WrestleMania at AllExperts (817 words)
WrestleMania is the annual flagship pay-per-view event of World Wrestling Entertainment, widely regarded as the grandest event in professional wrestling.
The first WrestleMania was held on March 31, 1985 in New York's Madison Square Garden by WWE Chairman Vince McMahon.
WrestleMania is to the WWE as the Super Bowl is to the NFL, the World Series is to MLB, the Stanley Cup Finals is to the NHL, or as the NBA Finals is to the NBA, in the sense that it is the most important event of the year in sports entertainment.
WrestleMania (1985) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (601 words)
WrestleMania (chronologically known as WrestleMania I) was the first WrestleMania professional wrestling event from the World Wrestling Federation, which took place on March 31, 1985 in New York, New York at the world-famous Madison Square Garden.
For the first WrestleMania, Vince McMahon began cross promotions with MTV and several celebrities like Muhammad Ali, Liberace and Cyndi Lauper appeared during the build up to and at the event.
This WrestleMania is the only WrestleMania not to feature a match with the WWF Championship on the line.
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