Wrestlemania Main Event: The Complete List Of Every Main Event In Wrestlemania History

Wrestlemania is the biggest show of the year, with the WWE putting on a spectacle unlike any other every April. This yearly event has seen some of the biggest icons in pro-wrestling competing in huge Wrestlemania main events, like Hulk Hogan, Steve Austin, Andre the Giant, John Cena and many, many more.

In this article, we’ll take a look at the main event of every Wrestlemania that has taken place since it’s debut in 1985 all the way forward to Wrestlemania 40 in 2024. We’ll also look at what date the event took place, which stadium and city it was held in and if there were any special stipulations in the final match at the end of that years Wrestlemania.

Wrestlemania Main Events

Wrestlemania 1

Date: March 31, 1985

Venue: Madison Square Garden

Location: New York, New York

Main Event – Hulk Hogan & Mr T vs Paul Orndorff & “Rowdy” Roddy Piper

Wrestlemania 2

Date: 7 April 1986

Venue: Nassau Coliseum; Rosemont Horizon; Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena;

Location: Uniondale, New York; Rosemont, Illinois; Los Angeles, California;

Main Event: Hulk Hogan vs King Kong Bundy in a Steel Cage Match for the WWF World Heavyweight Championship

Wrestlemania 3

Date: 29 March 1987

Venue: Silverdome

Location: Pontiac, Michigan

Main Event: Hulk Hogan vs Andre The Giant for the WWF World Heavyweight Championship

Wrestlemania 4

Date: 27 March 1988

Venue: Boardwalk Hall

Location: Atlantic City, New Jersey

Main Event: Randy Savage vs Ted DiBiase For the WWF World Heavyweight Championship

Wrestlemania 5

Date: April 2, 1989

Venue: Boardwalk Hall

Location: Atlantic City, New Jersey

Main Event: Hulk Hogan vs Randy Savage for the WWF World Heavyweight Championship

Wrestlemania 6

Date: April 1, 1990

Venue: Skydome

Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Main Event: Hulk Hogan vs The Ultimate Warrior for the WWF World Heavyweight Championship

Wrestlemania 7

Date: March 24, 1991

Venue: Angeles Memorial Sports Arena

Location: Los Angeles, California

Main Event: Sgt. Slaughter vs Hulk Hogan for the WWF Championship

Wrestlemania 8

Date: April 5, 1992

Venue: Hoosier Dome

Location: Indianapolis, Indiana 

Main Event: Hulk Hogan vs Sid Justice

Wrestlemania 9

Date: April 4, 1993

Venue: Caesars Palace

Location: Paradise, Nevada

Main Event: Yokozuna vs Hulk Hogan for the WWF Championship (impromptu match after Yokozuna defeated Bret Hart moments prior)

Wrestlemania 10

Date: March 20, 1994

Venue:  Madison Square Garden

Location: New York, New York

Main Event: Yokozuna vs Bret Hart For the WWF Championship (Special Guest Referee Roddy Piper)

Wrestlemania 11

Date: April 2, 1995

Venue: Hartford Civic Center

Location: Hartford, Connecticut

Main Event: Lawrence Taylor vs Bam Bam Bigelow with Special Guest Referee Pat Patterson

Wrestlemania 12

Date: March 31, 1996

Venue: Arrowhead Pond of Anaheim

Location: Anaheim, California 

Main Event: Bret Hart vs Shawn Michaels in a 60-minute Iron Man Match for the WWF Championship

Wrestlemania 13

Date: March 23, 1997

Venue: Rosemont Horizon

Location: Rosemont, Illinois

Main Event: Sycho Sid vs The Undertaker in a No Disqualification match for the WWF Championship

Wrestlemania 14

Date: March 29, 1998

Venue: FleetCenter

Location: Boston, Massachusetts

Main Event: “Stone Cold” Steve Austin vs Shawn Michaels for the WWF Championship

Wrestlemania 15

Date: March 28, 1999

Venue: First Union Center

Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Main Event: The Rock vs “Stone Cold” Steve Austin No Disqualification match for the WWF Championship (Special Guest Referee Mankind)

Wrestlemania 2000

Date: April 2, 2000

Venue: Arrowhead Pond of Anaheim

Location: Anaheim, California

Main Event: Triple H vs The Rock vs Mick Foley vs Big Show for the WWF Championship

Wrestlemania 17

Date: April 1, 2001

Venue: Reliant Astrodome

Location: Houston, Texas

Main Event: The Rock vs “Stone Cold” Steve Austin No Disqualification match for the WWF Championship

Wrestlemania 18

Date: March 17, 2002

Venue: Skydome

Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Main Event: Triple H vs Chris Jericho for the WWF Championship

Wrestlemania 19

Date: March 30, 2003

Venue: Safeco Field

Location: Seattle

Main Event: Kurt Angle vs Brock Lesnar for the Undisputed WWE Championship

Wrestlemania 20

Date: March 14, 2004

Venue: Madison Square Garden 

Location: New York City

Main Event: Triple H vs Shawn Michaels vs Chris Benoit for the World Heavyweight Championship

Wrestlemania 21

Date: April 3, 2005

Venue: Staples Center 

Location: Los Angeles, California

Main Event: Triple H vs Batista for the World Heavyweight Championship

Wrestlemania 22

Date: April 2, 2006

Venue: Allstate Arena

Location: Rosemont, Illinois.

Main Event: John Cena vs Triple H for the WWE Championship

Wrestlemania 23

Date: April 1, 2007

Venue: Ford Field

Location: Detroit, Michigan

Main Event: John Cena vs Shawn Michaels for the WWE Championship

Wrestlemania 24

Date: March 30, 2008

Venue: Florida Citrus Bowl

Location: Orlando, Florida

Main Event: Edge vs The Undertaker for the World Heavyweight Championship

Wrestlemania 25

Date: April 5, 2009

Venue: Reliant Stadium

Location: Houston, Texas

Main Event: Randy Orton vs Triple H for the WWE Championship

Wrestlemania 26

Date: March 28, 2010

Venue: University of Phoenix Stadium

Location: Glendale, Arizona

Main Event: Shawn Michaels vs The Undertaker in a Career vs Streak match

Wrestlemania 27

Date: April 3, 2011

Venue: Georgia Dome

Location: Atlanta, Georgia

Main Event: The Miz vs John Cena for the WWE Championship

Wrestlemania 28

Date: April 1, 2012

Venue: Sun Life Stadium

Location: Miami Gardens, Florida.

Main Event: John Cena vs The Rock (Once In A Lifetime)

Wrestlemania 29

Date: April 7, 2013

Venue: MetLife Stadium

Location: East Rutherford, New Jersey

Main Event: The Rock vs John Cena for the WWE Championship

Wrestlemania 30

Date: April 6, 2014

Venue: Mercedes-Benz Superdome

Location: New Orleans, Louisiana

Main Event: Randy Orton vs Batista vs Daniel Bryan for the WWE World Heavyweight Championship

Wrestlemania 31

Date: March 29, 2015

Venue: Levi’s Stadium

Location: Santa Clara, California

Main Event: Brock Lesnar vs Roman Reigns vs Seth Rollins for the WWE World Heavyweight Championship (Seth Rollins cashed in his Money in the Bank mid-match)

Wrestlemania 32

Date: April 3, 2016

Venue: AT&T Stadium

Location: Arlington, Texas

Main Event: Triple H vs Roman Reigns for the WWE World Heavyweight Championship

Wrestlemania 33

Date: April 2, 2017

Venue: Camping World Stadium

Location: Orlando, Florida

Main Event: Roman Reigns vs The Undertaker

Wrestlemania 34

Date: April 8, 2018

Venue: Mercedes-Benz Superdome

Location: New Orleans, Louisiana

Main Event: Brock Lesnar vs Roman Reigns for the WWE Universal Championship

Wrestlemania 35

Date: April 7, 2019

Venue: MetLife Stadium

Location: East Rutherford, New Jersey

Main Event: Ronda Rousey vs Charlotte Flair vs Becky Lynch for the WWE Raw & Smackdown Women’s Championships

Wrestlemania 36

Date: March 25 and 26, 2020

Venue: WWE Performance Center

Location: Orlando, Florida 

Main Event Night 1: AJ Styles vs The Undertaker in a Boneyard Match

Main Event Night 2: Brock Lesnar vs Drew McIntyre for the WWE Championship

Wrestlemania 37

Date: April 10 and 11, 2021

Venue: Raymond James Stadium

Location: Tampa, Florida

Main Event Night 1: Sasha Banks vs Bianca Belair for the WWE Smackdown Women’s Championship

Main Event Night 2: Roman Reigns vs Edge vs Daniel Bryan for the WWE Championship

Wrestlemania 38

Date: April 2 and 3, 2022

Venue:Dallas–Fort Worth metroplex

Location: Arlington, Texas

Main Event Night 1: “Stone Cold” Steve Austin vs Kevin Owens in a No Holds Barred Match

Main Event Night 2: Roman Reigns vs Brock Lesnar for the WWE & Unviersal Championship

Wrestlemania 39

Date: April 1 and 2, 2023

Venue: SoFi Stadium

Location:  Inglewood, California

Main Event Night 1: TBD

Main Event Night 2: TBD

Wrestlemania 40

Date: April 6 and 7, 2024

Venue: Lincoln Financial Field

Location:  PhiladelphiaPennsylvania

Main Event Night 1: TBD

Main Event Night 2: TBD

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