Hulk Hogan Headlines Wrestlemania III With Bodyslam Of Andre the Giant

by Mark Long

Hulk Hogan - Andre the Giant - historyofwrestling.comHulk Hogan defeated Andre the Giant in the main event at WrestleMania III at the Pontiac Silverdome in Pontiac, Michigan. After a back and forth match, with Andre almost gaining a pinfall, Hogan made a comeback and lifted the Giant off of the ground and body slammed him before pinning him.

The match took place in front of a record crowd of approximately 78,000 fans (although the WWF claimed there were 93,173 in attendance).