WrestleMania III event venue: Pontiac Silverdome

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March 29, 1987

Pontiac Silverdome (now known as The Silverdome)

The Pontiac Silverdome took over $55 million dollars to construct. Construction of the dome lasted 23 months.

The Silverdome was the home of the National Football League's Detroit Lions until 2001.

The Lions defeated the Kansas City Chiefs, 27-24, in the Silverdome's first NFL game.

The Silverdome was the host site for the Super Bowl XVI in 1982.

The Silverdome's roof weighs 200 tons and is 10 acres wide.

The Silverdome was the home of the NBA's Detroit Pistons until 1988.

No event to take place in the Silverdome was bigger than WrestleMania III, which set a world indoor attendance record of 93,173.

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