1985 – The World Wrestling Federation tapes the first-ever Saturday Night’s Main Event, which airs one night later, on NBC in place of Saturday Night Live
At New Japan’s Wrestling Dontaku ’93, WWF Champion Hulk Hogan defeats IWGP Champion The Great Muta in a non-title match
Senior Editor Jim Phillips covers an eight-month period during which the bad guys were out in force in the WWF.
Senior Editor Jim Phillips guides us through arguably the biggest year in the history of the World Wrestling Federation in his continuing series
Dick Murdoch does a promo, burying Hulk Hogan and the World Wrestling Federation and discusses the greatness of the NWA
The WWF presents WrestleMania 2 from three separate locations, New York, Chicago, & LA, headlined by Hulk Hogan defeating King Kong Bundy in a steel cage match
In an epic encounter at WrestleMania VI, The Ultimate Warrior defeats Hulk Hogan for the WWF World Heavyweight title in front of 67,000 fans in Toronto
The inaugural version of wrestling’s grandest spectacle features a star-studded main event, with Hulk Hogan and Mr. T defeating Roddy Piper and Paul Orndorff
In front of a reported 93,000 fans at WrestleMania III, Hulk Hogan defeats Andre the Giant to cap off the WWF’s grandest spectacle of all time
At WrestleMania VII: Stars & Stripes Forever in Los Angeles, Hulk Hogan defeats the Iraqi turncoat, Sgt. Slaughter, to win the WWF title for the third time
Ric Flair defeats Hollywood Hogan in a first blood, steel cage match to win the WCW World championship, despite the fact that both men bled during the contest
The Million Dollar Man wrestles in Boston the day after being handed the World title by Andre the Giant, wearing the belt and being interviewed as the champion
If the late Matt Borne is to be believed, The Hulkster would have been involved in a feud with the crazed clown leading up to WrestleMania IX
1998 – After a controversial re-start of their match at Starrcade, Sting and Hollywood Hogan do it again, battling for the WCW World title at SuperBrawl VIII
The reins of the WWF pass to Vincent Kennedy McMahon and wrestling would never be the same.