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Daily Pro Wrestling History (03/17): The Rock vs. Hogan at WrestleMania X8

1926

St. Louis, Missouri:
- World Heavyweight Champion Joe Stecher beat Ivan Lindow 

1971

Portland, Oregon: 
- NWA Champion Dory Funk Jr drew Lonnie Mayne
- AWA Tag Team Champions Kurt & Karl Von Steiger beat Mad Dog Vachon & Butcher Vachon by DQ
- Pat O'Brien beat Haru Sasaki by DQ
- Dutch Savage drew Steven Little Bear
- Stan Stasiak beat Moose Morowski
- Tony Borne beat Bing Ki Lee
- Eric Froelich drew Bobby Nichols

1975

Green Bay, Wisconsin:
- Andre the Giant beat Baron Von Raschke by DQ
- Horst Hoffman beat Superstar Billy Graham 
- Dusty Rhodes beat Buddy Wolff 
- Billy Robinson beat Moose Cholak 
- George Gadaski beat Kenny Jay 

1976

Omaha, Nebraska:
- Chris Taylor won an 18-man $20,000 Battle Royal
- Andre The Giant beat Baron Von Raschke by DQ
- Chris Taylor beat Kim Duk
- Jos LeDuc ddq Mad Dog Vachon
- Larry Hennig beat Jimmy Valiant
- Dick Blood (Ricky Steamboat) beat Buck Zumhofe
- Scott Irwin ddq Jan Nelson

Miami Beach, Florida:
- Lights Out Match: Dusty Rhodes defeated Missouri Mauler 
- Special Challenge Match: Bob Roop & Bob Orton, Jr. defeated Jack & Jerry Brisco 
- Florida Title: Thunderbolt Patterson defeated Pak Song by DQ
- Southern Title: Billy Robinson defeated Bull Bullinski 
- Mike Graham defeated King Curtis 
- Bob Orton, Sr. defeated Ali (Ron Pope) Pasha by DQ
- Rocky Smith defeated Karl Von Steiger 
- Bill Dromo drew Abe Jacobs 

1977 

Jacksonville, Florida:
- Ernie Ladd (sub Dusty Rhodes) defeated Superstar Billy Graham 
- Handicap Match: Ernie Ladd defeated Hans Schroeder & Angelo Poffo 
- The Assassin defeated Crusher Verdu 
- Jerry Brisco defeated Jack Armstrong 
- Kevin Sullivan defeated Pat McGinnis 
- Ivan Koloff defeated Phil Mercado 
- Great Mephisto defeated El (Juan Sebastian) Gaucho 

1978

St. Louis, Missouri:
- Andre the Giant won a 17-man Wrestle Royal 
- Terry Funk beat Black Lack Lanza 
- Andre the Giant and Dick the Bruiser beat Ric Flair, Dusty Wolfe, and Baker 
- Missouri Champion Dick Murdoch beat Evan Johnson 
- Pat O'Connor and Rocky Johnson beat Bobby Jaggers and Bob Brown 
- David Von Erich beat Doug Somers 
- Kevin Sullivan and Evan Johnson defeated Alexi Smirnoff and Jack Kruger

1979

Omaha, Nebraska:
- Non Title Cage match: Verne Gagne & Mad Dog Vachon beat AWA Tag Team Champions Pat Patterson & Ray Stevens
- Billy Robinson ddq Bobby Duncum
- Greg Gagne & Jim Brunzell beat Cecil DuBois & Iron Sheik
- Steve Olsonoski beat Joe Scarpello
- Doug Gilbert drew Buddy Wolff

1981 

Allentown, Pennsylvania:
- The Moondogs (Rex & King) defeated Tony Garea & Rick Martel for the WWF World Tag Team Titles

1982

Shreveport, Louisiana:
- Bob Roop defeated Ted DiBiase for the Mid-South North American Heavyweight Title 

Homestead, Florida:
- NWA World Title: "Nature Boy” Ric Flair defeated Mike Graham 
- Hacksaw Reed & Sweet Brown Sugar defeated Kerry & David Von Erich 
- El Gran Apollo & Mr. Wrestling # 2 defeated Cyclon Negro & Avalanche Tyler 
- Courtesy Main Event Martial Arts Allowed: Kendo Nagasaki defeated Terry Allen & Bubba Douglas 
- Easy Ed Wiskowski drew Terry Allen (sub for Don Diamond) 

1986 

Memphis, Tennessee:
- Paul Diamond beat Pat Rose
- Dirty Rhodes drew Jos LeDuc
- Frank Morrell beat Tony Falk
- CWA International Champ Abdul Gaddafi beat Billy Joe Travis via DQ
- Southern Tag Champs The Fantastics bet The MOD Squad
- Jerry Lawler & Dutch Mantel beat Bill Dundee & Buddy Landel

1993 

Dublin, Ireland:
- Johnny B. Badd pinned Scotty Flamingo
- Van Hammer pinned Maxx Payne
- WCW US Champion Dustin Rhodes fought NWA World Champion Barry Windham to a no contest 
- Davey Boy Smith pinned Vinnie Vegas 
- WCW TV Champion Paul Orndorff pinned Michael Hayes 
- Rick Rude pinned Cactus Jack after avoiding a top rope move
- Big Van Vader defeated Sting for the WCW World Heavyweight Title

1994

Hyden, Kentucky:
- Chris Jericho & Lance Storm defeated Steven Dunn & Timothy Well
- Tracy Smothers defeated Chris Candido in a ladder match
- Bob Armstrong defeated Dick Murdoch & Jim Cornette in a handicap match
- SMW Heavyweight Champion the Dirty White Boy & the Dirty White Girl defeated Brian Lee & Tammy Fytch
- Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson defeated SMW Tag Team Champions Tom Prichard & Jimmy Del Ray via disqualification

Hof, Germany:
- 2 Cold Scorpio & Marcus Alexander Bagwell defeated Harlem Heat
- Frank Anderson defeated Alex Wright
- WCW US Champion Steve Austin defeated Johnny B. Badd
- Vader defeated Maxx Payne
- Sting & Ricky Steamboat defeated Paul Orndorff & Paul Roma

1995

West Liberty, Kentucky:
- Boo Bradley defeated D-Lo Brown
- SMW Tag Team Champions Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson defeated Al Snow & Unabomb via DQ
- The Dirty White Boy defeated Buddy Landel
- New Jack & Mustafa defeated Tracy Smothers & Boo Bradley

1999

Tokyo, Japan: 
- Koji Kanemomoto defeated Jushin Liger for the IWGP Junior Heavyweight championship

2001 

Tokyo, Japan:
- Scott Norton defeated Kensuke Sasaki to win the IWGP Heavyweight championship

2002 

WWE WrestleMania: Toronto, Ontario, Canada: 
- Kurt Angle pinned Kane
- Edge pinned Booker T
- Steve Austin pinned Scott Hall (w/ Kevin Nash) 
- Triple H pinned Chris Jericho (with Stephanie McMahon) to win the Undisputed WWF championship  
- Rob Van Dam pinned William Regal to win the WWF Intercontinental championship
- The Undertaker pinned Ric Flair in a great street fight 
- WWF Tag Champs Billy Gunn & Chuck Palumbo beat The Acolytes, The Hardy Boyz, and The Dudley Boys in a Four-Way Elimination match
- The Rock pinned Hulk Hogan 

Mexico City, Mexico:
- El Canek won the AAA Rey de Reyes Tournament, defeating Pirata Morgan, Cibernetico & Octagon