WWE WrestleMania 1

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March 31, 1985 – New York City, New York – Madison Square Garden

OPENING MATCH
Tito Santana defeated The Executioner: The Executioner was a masked Buddy Rose..

GRUDGE MATCH
David Sammartino w/Bruno Sammartino vs. Brutus Beefcake w/Luscious Johnny V. ended in a No Contest:

SINGLES MATCH
Ricky “The Dragon” Steamboat defeated Matt Borne:

SINGLES MATCH
King Kong Bundy w/Jimmy Hart defeated Special Delivery Jones in 9 seconds: The 9 second record would stand until WrestleMania 24 when Kane defeated Chavo Guerrero in six seconds..

BODY SLAM CHALLENGE
Andre the Giant defeated Big John Studd w/Bobby “The Brain” Heenan: After the match, Andre the Giant took Heenan’s bag of money and started throwing it out to the fans. The Brain snatched the bag away from the Giant and bolted backstage…

WWF INTERCONTINENTAL TITLE MATCH
Junk Yard Dog defeated WWF Intercontinental champion Greg “The Hammer” Valentine by Countout: Since championships cannot change hands on a DQ or a Countout, Greg Valentine retained his Intercontinental title..

WWF TAG TEAM TITLE MATCH
Nickolai Volkoff & The Iron Sheik w/Fred Blassie defeated The U.S. Express (Mike Rotundo & Barry Windham) to win the WWF Tag Team titles!:

WWF WOMEN’S TITLE MATCH
Wendi Richter w/Cindi Lauper defeated Leilani Kai w/Fabulous Moolah to win the WWF Women’s title!:

MAIN EVENT
Hulk Hogan & Mr. T w/Jimmy “Superfly” Snuka defeated “Rowdy” Roddy Piper & “Mr. Wonderful” Paul Orndorff w/”Cowboy” Bob Orton: The legendary Pat Patterson was the special guest referee, and Boxing legend Muhammad Ali was the special outside enforcer for the match.

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