On This Day: Wrestlemania III

Posted by on March 29, 2020 1:16 pm

On This Day: Wrestlemania III
“…and welcome to Wrestlemania 3!”

Wrestlemania 3 took place from the Pontiac Silverdome in Pontiac, Michigan. WWE has claimed 93,173 fans attended the event.

Hulk Hogan vs. Andre the Giant WWE World Heavyweight Championship

Hulk Hogan and Andre the Giant’s contract signing
Clip from HBO’s “Andre the Giant”

Ricky “The Dragon” Steamboat vs. “Macho Man” Randy Savage WWF Intercontinental Championship

Macho Man with his iconic flying elbow drop to Steamboat

“Rowdy” Roddy Piper vs. Adrian Adonis in a “Hair vs. Hair” match

Junkyard Dog vs. Harley Race in a “Loser Must Bow” match

Junkyard Dog hits Harley Race with a chair after their match

Wrestlemania 3 in 60 seconds

When you ask any average wrestling fan which Wrestlemania is the best… most fans will say Wrestlemania 3. Wrestlemania 3 will always be the event that everyone always compares the next Wrestlemania to. It had “larger than life” matches like Savage/Steamboat and Hogan/Andre.

The most iconic moment of Wrestlemania 3: Hogan slamming Andre