Top 10 Most Interesting Facts About WrestleMania

"The Grandest Stage of Them All", " The Showcase of the Immortals ", "The Show of Shows"! It is once again WrestleMania season as of the making of this list and WrestleMania 37 is right around the corner. Let's take a look at some interesting and fun facts about the biggest wrestling event of the year.
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1 Howard Finkel came up with the name "WrestleMania"

While Vince McMahon conceptualized and came up with the idea of the show, it was the former announcer and WWE Hall of Famer Howard Finkel that came with the name "WrestleMania".

I did not know that, that's pretty cool.

2 Hulk Hogan main evented the most WrestleMania shows with 8

The Hulkster was the WWF's biggest attraction for years so it's not surprising that he main evented WrestleMania a total of 8 times, the most of any WWE Superstar. He main evented WrestleMania I to IX with the exception of WrestleMania IV. WrestleMania

Considering that Hulk Hogan is the first thing that comes to mind for many people when it comes to wrestling, this is hardly surprising.

3 Nearly three out of four champions lose their title in the final match at WrestleMania

Not many champions can say they successfully defended their title in the main event of WrestleMania. It seems the odds are in the favors of the challengers.

That number will probably keep getting bigger.

4 Triple H has the most losses in the show's history

Despite being very successful in WWE, Triple H has the most losses at the show of shows with a record of 10 wins and 13 losses.

At least he has also won many times, so there is no shame in that.

5 Randy Savage holds the record for most WrestleMania matches in a single night with four

Most people know Daniel Bryan competed twice at WrestleMania XXX, but younger fans probably don't know that Randy Savage competed four times in one night in a tournament for the WWE Championship at WrestleMania IV, which is the record.

6 WrestleMania II happened on a Monday

All WrestleMania events happened on a Sunday, but WrestleMania II is the only one to take place on a Monday (that is until WWE made the show a two might event in 2020).

7 At Wrestlemania VI, DDP drove Honky Tonk Man's pink Cadillac

The Honky Tonk Man made his WrestleMania VI entrance in a pink cadillac, and the man behind the wheel was the future WCW star and WWE Hall of Famer Diamond Dallas Page.

8 The Undertaker defeated all members of Evolution at WrestleMania

Triple H 3 times at WM X7, XXVII, XXVIII
Ric Flair at WM X8
Randy Orton at WM 21
Batista at WM 23

9 "Stone Cold" Steve Austin never defended the world title at WrestleMania

"Stone Cold" Steve Austin is a multiple time world champion, but all of Austin’s championship title bouts, namely against one Shawn Michaels and two against The Rock, we're all for the title and never to defend it.

10 Daniel Bryan is the only superstar to win both the opening and main event of a WrestleMania
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11 WrestleMania II was held across three venues

Vince McMahon decided to hold the event in three different cities at the same time, and combine them all into one presentation to be broadcast live on pay per view and closed circuit television. Each venue would hold four matches, with their own separate main event and undercard. The venues: The Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Uniondale, New York, the Rosemont Horizon (now Allstate Arena) in Chicago suburb of Rosemont, Illinois and the Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena in Los Angeles.

12 WrestleMania XXVII is the only show so far to have no title changes
13 Michigan was excluded from pay-per-view access to WrestleMania III

WWE wanted to make sure that all the seats of the Pontiac Silverdome were filled, so it excluded the entire state of Michigan from pay-per-view access to the event. So the only way to view the show was watching it live in the stadium.

14 Sid has wrestled only two times at WrestleMania and main evented both times
15 Bret Hart Vs. Yokozuna is the first main event to close back-to-back shows
16 At WrestleMania XIV, The Rock used the catchphrase, "If you smell what The Rock is cooking" for the first time

The Rock is known for his many catchphrases and one of his most well known catchphrases "If you smell what The Rock is cooking" was first used at WrestleMania XIV

17 The shortest match in the show's history is The Rock vs. Erick Rowan which lasted only 6 seconds
18 WrestleMania IX was the first WrestleMania held outdoors
19 The first WrestleMania did not have a Men's WWE Championship match
20 At WrestleMania 34, Charlotte Flair defeated Asuka, ending her record undefeated streak at 914 days
21 WrestleMania VI was the first event to take place outside the United States
22 The Undertaker has the record for most consecutive wins at WrestleMania with 21

This is a record I'm sure no one in WWE will ever break.

23 The Rock's only pinfall victory over "Stone Cold" Steve Austin came at WrestleMania XIX
24 WrestleMania 2000 had no normal singles matches on its card
25 CM Punk was one of the gangsters in John Cena's WrestleMania 22 entrance
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