10 strange (but true) WrestleMania facts

From the passion and pageantry to the prizes accrued in hard-fought battles, the WWE Universe needs little prodding to put the history of WrestleMania in its proper perspective.

Yet everyone knows that the highlights of The Showcase of the Immortals involve far more than just “Which Superstar beat who?” and “Which Diva won what?” in a particular year. Every little detail helps to elevate WrestleMania from a hotly anticipated pay-per-view into the phenomenon that helped transform WWE into a revolutionary force in sports-entertainment.

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What follows on these pages is dedicated to the minutiae that makes WWE’s signature event so unique. Read on to see 10 strange but ultimately accurate facts derived from the history and heroes of WrestleMania.