TODAY IN PRO WRESTLING HISTORY… APRIL 20th: The AWA keeps on Rockin’

DATELINE: APRIL 20, 1986 – THE METRODOME – MINNEAPOLIS, MN


AWA presents Wrestlerock ’86, in what would be the final stadium show in the company’s history. Nick Bockwinkel would defeat Stan Hansen by disqualification to retain the World title on the card.

But today, WrestleRock is most known for the promotional video that hyped the event. A rap song, “The WrestleRock Rumble”, voiced by a number of stars like Scott Hall, Shawn Michaels, Marty Janetty Larry Zbyszko and even Verne Gagne himself, has become one of the more popular and viral wrestling videos on YouTube:


YouTube: Rassle Reel



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