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Since the super-show made its spectacular debut in 1985, WrestleMania has provided grappling fans with a multitude of memorable moments. Considered WWE’s ‘season finale’, the Showcase of Immortals is often the battleground to conclude the company’s hottest feuds, with the most anticipated match of the year reserved for the main event.
Yet WWE hasn’t always got things right. Truth be told, they’ve often got things wrong – very wrong. From racist facepaint, questionable choices of attire, dreadful singing, to just plain bad booking, the company has contrived to repeatedly gaffe on the grandest stage of all.
And consistently too, year by year…
The inaugural WrestleMania was intended to be the epitome of ‘rock ‘n’ wrestling’, and as such had a huge celebrity involvement. Looking to appeal to a national audience, Vince McMahon drafted in the likes of Muhammed Ali, »
- Benjamin Richardson
In the build-up to WrestleMania 32, the Flickering Myth writers look back at previous installments of the ‘Showcase of the Immortals’…
Tito Santana vs. The Executioner
WWF Womens Title: Lelani Kai (C) vs. Wendy Richter w/Cyndi Lauper
Over the years, we’ve grown fairly used to WWE massaging certain ‘facts’ for their own benefit. »
- Jackson Ball
2 items from 2016
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