Final WWF PPV appearance for "The Natural" Butch Reed, who left the WWF shortly after this event, upset that a promised feud with Randy Savage was canceled. He later joined the NWA (which would become WCW), and was vocally critical of the WWF and its booking of African American wrestlers.
Bad News Brown, Paul Roma, The Million Dollar Man Ted Dibiase, Hacksaw Jim Duggan, Dino Bravo, One Man Gang, Bam Bam Bigelow, Ravishing Rick Rude, The Ultimate Warrior, Bobby Heenan and Demolition's first WrestleMania Match.
The trivia items below may give away important plot points.
Ted DiBiase was originally scheduled to win the WWF Championship Tournament. But when the Honky Tonk Man refused to lose his Intercontinental Championship to Randy Savage, Vince McMahon decided to appease the Macho Man by having Savage win the WWF Title. The Million Dollar Championship was created for Ted as a direct result of this.
The second WrestleMania to have a disqualification or count-out ending to a title match. The Honky Tonk Man became the second man to retain the Intercontinental title at WrestleMania despite losing the match, and the first to do so by disqualification (Greg Valentine was counted out at WrestleMania 1).
Demolition win the first and longest of their three WWF tag team championships on this show. On the same night, rival promotion NWA ran their first-ever 'Clash Of The Champions' event where NWA tag team champs Arn Anderson and Tully Blanchard lost their titles to Lex Luger and Barry Windham. A year-and-a-half later, after switching companies, Anderson and Blanchard won their only WWF tag titles by ending Demolition's first reign.