WWE WrestleMania 3

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March 29, 1987 – Pontiac, Michigan – 93,000+ Attendance

Announcers: Gorilla Monsoon & Jesse “The Body” Ventura

TAG TEAM MATCH
The Can-Am Connection (Rick Martel & Tom Zenk) defeated Bob Orton & Don Muraco w/Mr. Fuji:

FULL NELSON CHALLENGE
Billy Jack Haynes vs. Hercules Hernandez ended in a Double Coutout:

SIX-MAN TAG TEAM MATCH
Hillbilly Jim & Little Beaver & The Haiti Kid defeated King Kong Bundy & Lord Littlebrook & Little Tokyo by DQ: King Kong Bundy dropped an elbow on Little Beaver to cause the DQ finish. All of the midgets ganged up on King Kong Bundy after the match!

LOSER BOWS TO THE WINNER MATCH
“The King” Harley Race (w/Bobby “The Brain” Heenan & Fabulous Moolah) defeated The Junk Yard Dog:

TAG TEAM MATCH
The Dream Team (Greg “The Hammer” Valentine & Brutus Beefcake) defeated The Rougeau Brothers (Jacques & Raymond): After the match, Greg Valentine, Dino Bravo and Johnny V. left Brutus Beefcake in the ring alone.

HAIR VS. HAIR MATCH
“Rowdy” Roddy Piper defeated “Adorable” Adrian Adonis w/Jimmy Hart: After the match, Brutus Beefcake showed up with scissors to help Roddy Piper cut poor Adrian Adonis’ hair! This would be the birth of the “Barber” gimmick for Brutus Beefcake..

SIX-MAN TAG TEAM MATCH
The Hart Foundation (Bret Hart & Jim Neidhart) & Danny Davis w/Jimmy Hart defeated Tito Santana & The British Bulldogs (The Dynamite Kid & Davey Boy Smith):

SINGLES MATCH
“The Natural” Butch Reed defeated “The Birdman” Koko B. Ware:

WWF INTERCONTINENTAL TITLE MATCH
Ricky “The Dragon” Steamboat w/George “The Animal” Steele defeated Randy “Macho Man” Savage w/Elizabeth to win the WWF Intercontinental title: This match is considered by many to be one of the greatest, if not THE greatest, professional wrestling match of all time!

GRUDGE MATCH
The Honky Tonk Man defeated Jake “The Snake” Roberts:

TAG TEAM MATCH
The Iron Sheik & Nikolai Volkoff w/Fred Blassie defeated The Killer Bees (B. Brian Blair & Jumpin’ Jim Brunzel) by DQ: “Hacksaw” Jim Duggan came down with the USA flag and attacked the Iron Sheik causing the DQ finish..

WWF WORLD HEAVYWEIGHT TITLE MATCH
Hulk Hogan defeated Andre the Giant w/Bobby “The Brain” Heenan to retain the WWF Heavyweight title: Hulk Hogan slammed Andre The Giant on his way to defeating the eighth wonder of the world in one of the most famous matches of all-time!

WRESTLEMANIA III IS IN THE BOOKS!

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