On This Day in 1997: Wrestlemania 13

Posted by on March 23, 2020 1:31 pm

On This Day in 1997: Wrestlemania 13

Rosemont Horizon (Rosemont, Illinois) with an attendance of 18,197 fans

Rocky Maivia vs. The Sultan – Intercontinental Championship

The Rock’s first ever Wrestlemania match. “Rocky Sucks” chants can be heard throughout the match. Little did the crowd know…

Hunter Hearst Helmsley vs. Goldust

Outside of the match, Chyna and Marlena had their own ongoing feud

Owen Hart and British Bulldog vs. Mankind and Vader- Tag Team Championship

Bret Hart vs. Stone Cold Steve Austin w/ Special Guest Referee: Ken Shamrock in a Submission Match

Ahmed Johnson and the Legion of Doom vs. The Nation of Domination (Crush, Faarooq, Savio Vega) in a Chicago Street Fight

The Undertaker vs. Sycho Sid in a No Disqualification match for the WWF World Heavyweight Championship

The Undertaker extended his Wrestlemania streak to 6-0

A quick recap of Wrestlemania 13

This Wrestlemania definitely had the Attitude Era feel to it. Wrestlemanias prior to the 13th edition didn’t feel as edgy.

Stone Cold Steve Austin’s character was forever enshrined after his match with Bret Hart.