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WrestleMania III (1987)

TV Movie  -   -  Action | Sport  -  29 March 1987 (USA)
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Hulk Hogan goes up against Andre the Giant for the WWF World Championship, while Randy 'Macho Man' Savage battles Ricky Steamboat for the Intercontinental Championship at the Pontiac Silverdome in Detroit.

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WWF Title: Hulk Hogan vs. Andre the Giant, WWF Intercontinental Title: Randy Savage vs. Ricky Steamboat, Roddy Piper vs. Adrian Adonis, The Hart Foundation & Danny Davis vs. The British Bulldogs & Tito Santana, Harley Race vs. The Junk Yard Dog, Koko B. Ware vs. Butch Reed, Greg Valentine & Brutus Beefcake vs. The Rougeau Brothers, The Killer Bees vs. Iron Shiek & Nikolai Volkoff, Hercules vs. Billy Jack Haynes, King Kong Bundy, Little Tokyo & Lord Littlebrook vs. Hillbilly Jim, Little Beaver & The Haiti Kid, The Can-Am Connection vs. Don Muraco & Bob Orton Written by Anonymous

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Trivia

Andre the Giant lost his first WWE match in over 15 years on this night. He had lost matches to Antonio Inoki in Japan in June 1986 and to the Sheik (Ed Farhat) in Toronto in 1974, but neither of those matches are counted in WWE canon. See more »

Quotes

Gene Okerlund: [at Wrestlemania III press conference] You know Hogan looked up to this man
[Andre the Giant]
Gene Okerlund: for years and years and years.
Bobby Heenan: Well, that's because he's 7 feet 5!
[press laughs]
Gene Okerlund: Thanks for stating the obvious, Bobby Heenan!
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Grab Them Cakes
Written by Jim Johnston (as James A. Johnston)
Performed by Sylvester Ritter (as The Junkyard Dog) and Vicki Sue Robinson
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24 May 2003 | by (Long Island New York) – See all my reviews

The thrid best WrestleMania ever only edged out by WrestleMania X and WrestleMania X-7. The Match of the night was of course Ricky Steamboat vs. Randy Savage(It is alos considered the greatest match in North America until 1989 thanks to Steamboat again! He really is a god). Hogan vs. Andre was pretty bad but WHO CARES? This IS the greatest match in North America not because of the star ratings, but because of the magic involved with it because you were hoping Hogan would win.

Highly Recommended!


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