Live from Detroit Pontiac, MI
Airdate: March 29, 1987
Attendance: 93, 173 (announced), 78,000 (75,700 paid)
Hosted by Gorilla Monsoon and Jesse “The Body” Ventura
With the previous Saturday Night’s Main Events completed, the table is now set for one of the biggest shows in sports-entertainment history. There’s a key to why I say that—according to Pat Patterson on Legends of Wrestling shown on the WWE Network, similar to WrestleMania I, Vince McMahon risked EVERYTHING for this show. Let’s see if his gamble paid out.