Every Wrestlemania Main Event Match

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Wrestlemania is the Super Bowl of the WWE world and has taken place every year since 1985. This flagship event was created by the one and only Vince McMahon and has featured some of the greatest wrestlers of all time. Wrestlemania has become a major event in pop culture and is staged at different venues every year. The biggest to date was held at AT&T Stadium in Texas and had a total attendance of 93,173.

The most anticipated match of the whole card is usually the Main Event which usually features the most prominent and popular wrestlers each year. Hulk Hogan, Stone Cold, The Rock, and Triple H have all headlined multiple Wrestlemania’s and it is every WWE wrestler’s dream to be the one who gets to star in the Main Event match. We have compiled a list of every single Wrestlemania Main Event match featuring who was involved, the winner, and how it all went down.




Wrestlemania Main Event Stats

Who Has Appeared In The Most Main Events?

1) Hulk Hogan (8)
2) Triple H (7)
3 Roman Reigns (6)

Who Has The Most Main Event Wins?

1) Hulk Hogan (7)
2) Undertaker, Roman Reigns (4)
3) Triple H, John Cena, Stone Cold (3)

Who Has The Most Main Event Losses?

1) Triple H, The Rock, Shawn Michaels (4)
2) Brock Lesnar (3)

Which City Has Hosted The Most Wrestlemania’s?

1) New York (5)
2) Orlando, Los Angeles (3)


Wrestlemania 1

wrestlemania 1 main event

Main Event Match

3-Man Tag Team Match

Face Team
Hulk Hogan, Mr. T, Jimmy Superfly Snuka

Heel Team
Roddy Piper, Paul Orndorff, Bob Orton

Winners – Hulk Hogan, Mr. T, Jimmy Snuka

How It Ended – Orndorff had Hogan in a full nelson and was holding him for Bob Orton who was on the top turnbuckle. Orton leaped, Hogan moved and Orndorff got knocked out by Bob Orton’s cast which he had on his forearm.

Venue – Madison Square Garden, New York



Wrestlemania 2

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Main Event Match

Steel Cage Match

Face
Hulk Hogan

Heel
King Kong Bundy

Winner – Hulk Hogan

How It Ended – A bloodied Bundy tries to grab Hogan’s leg as he is climbing the cage. Hogan kicks him down and climbs up and over the top before Bundy could get out the cage door.

Venue – Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena, Los Angeles



Wrestlemania 3

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Main Event Match

WWF Championship Match

Face
Hulk Hogan

Heel
Andre The Giant

Winner – Hulk Hogan

How It Ended – Hulk Hogan did at the time the unthinkable, he slammed Andre in the center of the ring. He then landed his patent Leg Drop finisher for the 3-count.

Venue – Pontiac Silverdome, Detroit



Wrestlemania 4

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Main Event Match

WWF Championship Match

Face
Macho Man Randy Savage

Heel
Ted Dibiase

Winner – Macho Man

How It Ended – Hulk Hogan hits Dibiase with a steel chair while the ref is distracted. Macho Man climbs the ropes and hits his finisher Elbow Drop for the win.

Venue – Atlantic City Convention Hall, Atlantic City



Wrestlemania 5

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Main Event Match

WWF Championship Match

Face
Hulk Hogan

Heel
Macho Man Randy Savage

Winner – Hulk Hogan

How It Ended – Macho Man hit his elbow drop from the top rope and went for the pin. Hogan proceeded to “Hulk” up as he does and finished him off with his signature running leg drop.

Venue – Boardwalk Hall, Atlantic City




Wrestlemania 6

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Main Event Matchup

WWF Championship and Intercontinental Championship Match

Face
Hulk Hogan

Heel
Ultimate Warrior

Winner – The Ultimate Warrior

How It Ended – Hogan went for his leg drop but the Ultimate Warrior moved and Hogan missed. Warrior then hit a frog splash on the prone Hogan. The Warrior turned him over for the 3-count and barely got the victory.

Venue – Skydome, Toronto



Wrestlemania 7

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Main Event Matchup

WWF Championship Match

Face
Hulk Hogan

Heel
Sgt. Slaughter

Winner – Hulk Hogan

How It Ended – A bloodied Hogan stops Slaughter from using the Iranian flag against him. He then tears it apart and goes into Hulkamania mode. He hits Slaughter with the big boot followed by his leg drop and gets the pin.

Venue – Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena, Los Angeles



Wrestlemania 8

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Main Event Matchup

WWF Championship Match

Face
Hulk Hogan

Heel
Sid Justice

Winner – Hulk Hogan by DQ

How It Ended – In rather anti-climatic fashion Hulk Hogan won by disqualification after Sid Justice’s manager Harvey Whippleman ran into the ring and interfered. Papa Shango came down to ringside to help Justice followed by the Ultimate Warrior coming to Hogan’s defense.

Venue – Hoosier Dome, Indianapolis



Wrestlemania 9

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Main Event Matchup

WWF Championship Match

Face
Bret Hart
Hulk Hogan

Heel
Yokozuna

Winner #1– Yokozuna
Winner #2 – Hulk Hogan

How It Ended – This ending was a weird one, first Yokunza was able to pin Bret Hart for the win after Mr. Fuji threw salt in Bret’s eyes. Fuji then challenged Hogan to an immediate match for the belt. Fuji tried the same tactic but Hogan moved and the salt went into Yokunza’s eyes. Hogan nailed his classic leg drop and pinned Yokozuna for the championship.

Venue – Caesars Palace, Las Vegas



Wrestlemania 10

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Main Event Matchup

WWF Championship Match

Face
Bret Hart

Heel
Yokozuna

Winner – Bret Hart

How It Ended – Yokozuna has Bret Hart in position for a Banzai Drop. As he is climbing the ropes, he loses his balance and falls to the mat. Bret Hart climbs on top and hooks the leg for the 1-2-3 count. A very odd choice for a finish in the main event of Wrestlemania 10.

Venue – Maidson Square Gardens, New York



Wrestlemania 11

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Main Event Matchup

Singles Match

Face
Lawrence Taylor

Heel
Bam Bam Bigelow

Winner – Lawrence Taylor

How It Ended – Lawrence Taylor climbed to the second rope and hit Bam Bam with a flying forearm right on the kisser. That was enough to cover Bam Bam and seal victory for the NFL Hall of Famer.

Venue – Hartford Civic Center, Hartford



Wrestlemania 12

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Main Event Matchup

Championship Iron Man Match

Face
Shawn Michaels

Heel
Bret Hart

Winner – Shawn Michaels

How It Ended – The Iron Man Match went into overtime where Shawn Michaels hit the “Sweet Chin Music” finisher twice in order to finish Bret Hart. It was the only pin of the entire Iron Man match.

Venue – Arrowhead Pond, Anaheim



Wrestlemania 13

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Main Event Matchup

Championship No Disqualification Match

Face
Undertaker

Heel
Sycho Sid

Winner – Undertaker

How It Ended – Bret Hart, who was at ringside, distracted Sid while he had Undertaker in a powerbomb. This allowed the Undertaker to escape and hit his famous tombstone piledriver for victory.

Venue – Rosemount Horizon, Illionois



Wrestlemania 14

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Main Event Matchup

Championship Match

Face
Stone Cold Steve Austin

Heel
Shawn Michaels

Winner – Stone Cold Steve Austin

How It Ended – Austin was able to block Sweet Chin Music by Michaels and turned him around into a Stone Cold Stunner. Mike Tyson performed a quick 3-count for the Stone Cold victory.

Venue – FleetCenter, Boston



Wrestlemania 15

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Main Event Matchup

No Disqualification Championship Match

Face
Stone Cold Steve Austin

Heel
The Rock

Winner – Stone Cold Steve Austin

How It Ended – Austin got out of the Rock Bottom with elbows to the face. He then nailed his Stone cold Stunner sending Rocky flying across the ring. Mankind performed the 1-2-3 count for the win.

Venue – First Union Center, Philadelphia



Wrestlemania 16

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Main Event Matchup

Four-Way Elimination Championship Match

Face
The Rock, Mick Foley

Heel
Triple H, Big Show

Winner – Triple H

How It Ended – It came down to Triple H vs The Rock. Vince McMahon interfered twice and hit The Rock with a steel chair to the head. Triple H rolled him up for an easy victory.

Venue – Arrowhead Pond, Anaheim



Wrestlemania 17

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Main Event Matchup

No Disqualification Championship Match

Face
The Rock

Heel
Stone Cold Steve Austin

Winner – Stone Cold Steve Austin

How It Ended – Vince McMahan entered the ring to interfere and handed Stone Cold a steel chair.
Austin then went on to viciously attack the rock with multiple chair shots. Rock could not kick out of the pin after that and Stone Cold won the belt.

Venue – Reliant Astrodome, Houston



Wrestlemania 18

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Main Event Matchup

Singles Championship Match

Face
Triple H

Heel
Chris Jericho

Winner – Triple H

How It Ended – Triple H catches Jericho with a kick to the midsection after he jumped from the ropes. This set Jericho up for the Pedigree which Triple H hit for the win.

Venue -Skydome, Toronto



Wrestlemania 19

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Main Event Matchup

Singles Championship Match

Face
Curt Angle

Heel
Brock Lesnar

Winner – Brock Lesnar

How It Ended – After hitting his third F5 signature finisher, Brock was able to cover Angle for the win.

Venue -Safeco Field, Seattle



Wrestlemania 20

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Main Event Matchup

Triple Threat Championship Match

Face
Chris Benoit, Shawn Michaels

Heel
Triple H

Winner – Chris Benoit

How It Ended – After just throwing Michaels out of the ring Benoit was jumped by Triple H who attempted a Pedigree. Chris Benoit reversed the move into a Cross-Faced Crippler. Triple H eventually tapped and Benoit won the belt.

Venue -Madison Square Gardens, New York



Wrestlemania 21

wrestlemania 21 main event

Main Event Matchup

Singles Championship Match

Face
Batista

Heel
Triple H

Winner – Batista

How It Ended – Batista gave Triple H the thumbs-down signal and then lifted him up for a Batista Bomb. He hit the move and pinned Triple H to become WWE Champion.

Venue – Staples Center, Los Angeles



Wrestlemania 22

wrestlemania 22 main event

Main Event Matchup

Singles Championship Match

Face
John Cena

Heel
Triple H

Winner – John Cena

How It Ended – Triple H kicked out of a pin after an FU by John Cena. Still, in disbelief Cena slaps on the STFU submission move. After a long struggle, Triple H taps out and surrenders crowing Cena the new Champion.

Venue – Allstate Arena, Illinois



Wrestlemania 23

wrestlemania 23 main event

Main Event Matchup

Singles Championship Match

Face
John Cena

Heel
Shawn Michaels

Winner – John Cena

How It Ended – It was a hard-fought back-and-forth match but in the end, Cena won the same way he did in the Wrestlemania prior. He put Michales in an STFU hold and forced Shawn Michaels to tap out.

Venue – Ford Field, Detroit



Wrestlemania 24

wrestlemania 24 main event

Main Event Matchup

Singles Championship Match

Face
Undertaker

Heel
Edge

Winner – Undertaker

How It Ended – Edge hit his second Spear move in a row. While on top of Undertaker after the 2nd spear, Undertaker was able to apply the Hell’s Gate submission move. Edge held on for around 20 seconds before tapping out.

Venue – Florida Citrus Bowl, Orlando



Wrestlemania 25

wrestlemania 25 main event

Main Event Matchup

Singles Championship Match

Face
Randy Orton

Heel
Triple H

Winner – Triple H

How It Ended – Triple H was able to use his famous sledgehammer and knocked Orton senseless with it. Picking up a weakened Orton, Triple H nailed him with the Pedigree and got the easy 3 count for the win.

Venue – Reliant Stadium, Houston



Wrestlemania 26

wrestlemania 26 main event

Main Event Matchup

Singles Championship Match (Retirement Match)

Face
Shawn Michaels

Heel
Undertaker

Winner – Undertaker

How It Ended – A wobbly, weak Michaels who could barely stand gave Undertaker one last slap to the face. This enraged Taker who promptly lifted him up for the Tombstone Piledriver. Undertaker won and Shawn Michaels was forced to retire.

Venue – University Of Phoenix Stadium, Glendale



Wrestlemania 27

wrestlemania 27 main event

Main Event Matchup

No Disqualification Championship Match

Face
John Cena

Heel
The Miz

Winner – The Miz

How It Ended – The Rock, who was a special Raw General Manger, jumped into the ring and gave Cena the Rock Bottom. This allowed Miz to easily fall on Cena and pin him for the win.

Venue – Georgia Dome, Atlanta



Wrestlemania 28

wrestlemania 28 main event

Main Event Matchup

Singles Championship Match

Face
The Rock

Heel
John Cena

Winner – The Rock

How It Ended – John Cena went for the People’s Elbow (Rock’s Own Move). The Rock jumped up to his feet and got him off the ropes into a Rock Bottom. That was all she wrote and the Rock won the Championship Belt.

Venue – Sun Life Stadium, Florida



Wrestlemania 29

wrestlemania 29 main event

Main Event Matchup

Singles Championship Match

Face
John Cena, The Rock

Heel
No Heel

Winner – John Cena

How It Ended – The Rock set John Cena up for the Rock Bottom. Cena was ready and reversed the move into an AA drop. He was able to cover The Rock and got the victory once again becoming WWE Champion.

Venue – Metlife Stadium, New York



Wrestlemania 30

wrestlemania 30 main event

Main Event Matchup

Triple Threat Championship Match

Face
Daniel Bryan

Heel
Randy Orton, Batista

Winner – Daniel Bryan

How It Ended – Batista gave Randy Orton a “Batista Bomb” making him a non-factor. As Batista was getting up, Daniel Bryan hit a running knee to Batista’s head. He then slapped on the “Yes! Lock” submission move. Batista eventually tapped and gave up.

Venue – Mercedes-Benz Superdome, New Orleans



Wrestlemania 31

wrestlemania 31 main event

Main Event Matchup

Impromptu Triple Threat Championship Match

Face
Roman Reigns, Seth Rollins

Heel
Brock Lesnar

Winner – Seth Rollins

How It Ended – As Roman and Brock beat each other into submission, Seth Rollins came running to the ring to cash in his “Money In The Bank” title shot. After Reigns had speared Brock, Rollins was able to “Curb Stomp” Roman and rolled him up for the pin.

Venue – Levi’s Stadium, California



Wrestlemania 32

wrestlemania 32 main event

Main Event Matchup

Singles Championship Match

Face
Roman Reigns

Heel
Triple H

Winner – Roman Reigns

How It Ended – Triple H with a sledgehammer in hand went to hit Roman Reigns. Reigns was able to dodge the swing and bounce off the ropes to gain momentum for a big spear. He was able to get the 3-count for the win.

Venue – AT&T Stadium, Texas



Wrestlemania 33

wrestlemania 33 main event

Main Event Matchup

No Holds Barred Championship Match

Face
Undertaker

Heel
Roman Reigns

Winner – Roman Reigns

How It Ended – Roman Reigns had attempted multiple Spears and cover attempts to no avail. Finally, on the fourth Spear Undertaker could not kick out. Reigns would win and Undertaker would symbolically leave his wrestling attire in the center of the ring.

Venue – Camping World Stadium, Florida



Wrestlemania 34

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Main Event Matchup

Universal Championship Match

Face
Roman Reigns

Heel
Brock Lesnar

Winner – Brock Lesnar

How It Ended – The two basically went back and forth attempting their signature moves unable to pin the other. Finally, as Reigns was attempting around his 6th Spear, Lesnar countered and got him into an F-5 position. Lesnar hit the move and finally pinned Reigns for the win.

Venue – Mercedes-Benz Superdome, New Orleans



Wrestlemania 35

wrestlemania 35 main event

Main Event Matchup

Triple Threat Womens Championship Match

Face
Becky Lynch

Heel
Charlotte Flair, Ronda Rousey

Winner – Becky Lynch

How It Ended – Charlotte Flair got flipped into a table which knocked her out of the ring. Rousey picked up Lynch and nailed her “Piper’s Pit” finisher. However, Becky immediately reversed that move and put Rousey into a crucifix pin for the win.

Venue – Metlife Stadium, New Jersey



Wrestlemania 36

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Main Event Part 1

Boneyard Match

Face
Undertaker

Heel
AJ Styles

Winner – Undertaker

How It Ended – This was the most unique match in Wrestlemania history as it was more cinematic than traditional wrestling. After beating Styles down, Undertaker carried Styles over to the grave. Styles begged not to be buried and as Taker turned away in apparent sympathy, he then quickly turned and kicked AJ down into the dug grave. Undertaker then threw dirt down onto Styles for the victory.

Venue – Orlando Performance Center, Orlando

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Main Event Part 2

WWE Championship Match

Face
Drew McIntyre

Heel
Brock Lesnar

Winner – Drew McIntyre

How It Ended – Despite multiple German Suplexes and an F-5 by Brock he could not pin McIntyre. McIntyre was able to counter Brock’s last F-5 Attempt and hit 3 Claymores to Lesnar’s face. Drew rolled up Lesnar for the 1-2-3 count and the win.

Venue – Orlando Performance Center, Orlando

Wrestlemania 37

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Main Event Night One

SmackDown Women’s Championship Match

Face
Bianca Belair

Heel
Sasha Banks

Winner – Bianca Belair

How It Ended – After a vicious slap to Bank’s midsection using her hair, Bianca got Sasha up for her signature “Kiss Of Death” move. She hit the move and covered Banks for victory.

Venue – Raymond James Stadium, Tampa Bay

Main Event Night Two

Triple Threat Championship Match

Face
Edge, Daniel Bryan

Heel
Roman Reigns

Winner – Roman Reigns

How It Ended – After being distracted by Jey, Edge gets hit with a blindsided spear by Roman Reigns. Reigns then performs a Con-Chair-To on a prone Edge. He then drags his body on top of Bryan’s and covers them both for the win.

Venue – Raymond James Stadium, Tampa Bay

Wrestlemania 38

wrestlemania 38 main event

Main Event Matchup Night 2

Winner Takes All Championship Match

Face
Roman Reigns

Heel
Brock Lesnar

Winner – Roman Reigns

How It Ended – In a similar fashion to previous matches between these two, Roman counters an F-5 move by Lesnar and hits him with his fourth spear of the night. That was enough for Roman to get the cover and the win.

Venue – AT&T Stadium, Arlington



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