50. Hulk Hogan and Mr. T vs. Roddy Piper and Paul Orndoff, WrestleMania I

Date: 3/31/1985
Location: New York City
Storyline: Piper had tormented Hogan, women's champ Wendi Richter, and Cyndi Lauper (yes, the singer) for the past year.
Winner: Hulk Hogan and Mr. T via inadvertent cast shot from Bob Orton at 13:13
This was a spectacle: New York Yankees manager Billy Martin was guest ring announcer; Liberace was guest timekeeper; Muhammad Ali was guest referee. Jimmy “Super Fly” Snuka, “Cowboy” Bob Orton, a legion of bagpipers, and The Rockettes all made appearances as well. Not much of a match—too much stalling, or, Jibber Jabber if you must—but the importance of the event can't be overstated.

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