Date: 3/29/1987
Location: Pontiac, Mich.
Storyline: Andre was undefeated but had never received a title shot. With new manager Bobby “The Brain” Heenan buzzing in his ear (and playing the role of Iago to Andre's Othello), Andre finally challenged his former best friend Hogan.
Winner: Hulk Hogan via Atomic leg drop at 12:01
It was the most anticipated match in wrestling history, even with one guy basically immobile by this point. Though really slow and plodding—The Giant locked Hogan in a bear hug for what seemed like 70% of the match—it's iconic because of the magnitude of the event and Hogan's body slam of the Giant.