The Show of Shows

March 4, 1985

Piper, one of WWE’s most colorful figures, is a perfect choice to headline the first WrestleMania. His rivalry with Hulk Hogan and Mr. T is covered on MTV and numerous other media outlets. Hot Rod teams with Paul Orndorff to take on Hogan and the star of “The A-Team.” Though they lose when Bob Orton inadvertently hits “Mr. Wonderful” with his infamous cast, the match cements Piper in WWE history forever.

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