WWE’s flagship event WrestleMania is the most popular PPV pro-wrestling event of the year. No one would have thought WrestleMania will become this popular when it was first conceptualized by Vince McMahon in 1980s.
For every wrestler, it is an honor to be a part of WrestleMania. And, it has been and will be a dream of every WWE Superstars to be a part of the Main Event. In this post, check out the complete list of WrestleMania Main events.
Who has the most WrestleMania Main Events?
Over the years, very few wrestlers have participated in the main event of the show. There are few WWE Superstars who participated in more than one WrestleMania Main Events.
Hulk Hogan – 8 Main Events
Hulk Hong who was once “the most recognized wrestling star worldwide” and face of the “Golden Era” main evented a whopping 8 WrestleMania. The main event includes classic WrestleMania 3 match against André the Giant.
Triple H – 7 Main Events
The Game Triple H competed in 7 WM main events which include his WrestleMania XX triple threat match Chris Benoit and Shawn Michaels, WrestleMania XXV match against Randy Orton, and his most recent match against Roman Reigns at WrestleMania 32.
John Cena – 5 Main Events
There is no doubt that John Cena was the face of the WWE for a very long time. During this period he had main evented 5 WrestleMania which include two back to back main events against The Rock in WrestleMania XXVIII and WrestleMania 29.
The Rock – 5 Main Events
The Great One main evented 5 WrestleMania matches with four of them against either Stone Cold Steve Austin or John Cena.
Shawn Michaels – 5 Main Events
Shawn Michaels the man who holds the title “Mr. WrestleMania” headlined 5 WrestleMania. No one in this list can beat Shawn Michaels when it comes to quality of Main Event matches.
Some of Michael’s classic WM matches are against the likes of Bret Hart, Stone Cold Steve Austin, and The Undertaker. Shawn Michaels is probably the greatest professional wrestlers in history. If you have any doubt check out this awesome entrance at WrestleMania 12.
Other Superstars with more than 2 main events at WM:
- Undertaker – 4 times
- Roman Reigns – 4 times
- Stone Cold Steve Austin – 3 times
- Brock Lesnar – 3 times
|WrestleMania||Mar 31, 1985||Hulk Hogan and Mr. T vs. Roddy Piper and Paul Orndorff||Tag team match with Muhammad Ali and Pat Patterson as special guest referees||Hulk Hogan and Mr. T (with Jimmy Snuka) defeated Paul Orndorff and Roddy Piper (with Bob Orton)|
|WrestleMania 2||Apr 7, 1986||Mr. T vs. Roddy Piper||Boxing match||Mr. T (with Haiti Kid and Joe Frazier) defeated Roddy Piper (with Bob Orton and Lou Duva) by disqualification|
|Apr 7, 1986||Greg Valentine and Brutus Beefcake (c) vs. The British Bulldogs (Davey Boy Smith and Dynamite Kid)||Tag team match for the WWF Tag Team Championship||The British Bulldogs (Davey Boy Smith and Dynamite Kid) (with Lou Albano and Ozzy Osbourne) defeated The Dream Team (Brutus Beefcake and Greg Valentine) (c) (with Johnny Valiant)|
|Apr 7, 1986||Hulk Hogan (c) vs. King Kong Bundy||Steel Cage match for the WWF World Heavyweight Championship||Hulk Hogan (c) defeated King Kong Bundy (with Bobby Heenan)|
|WrestleMania III||Mar 29, 1987||Hulk Hogan (c) vs. André the Giant||Singles match for the WWF World Heavyweight Championship||Hulk Hogan (c) defeated André the Giant (with Bobby Heenan)|
|WrestleMania IV||Mar 27, 1988||Randy Savage vs. Ted DiBiase||The tournament final for the vacant WWF World Heavyweight Championship||Randy Savage (with Miss Elizabeth) defeated Ted DiBiase (with André the Giant)|
|WrestleMania V||Apr 2, 1989||Randy Savage (c) vs. Hulk Hogan||Singles match for the WWF World Heavyweight Championship||Hulk Hogan defeated Randy Savage (c) with Miss Elizabeth in a neutral corner.|
|WrestleMania VI||Apr 1, 1990||The Ultimate Warrior (c) vs. Hulk Hogan (c)||Singles match for the WWF Intercontinental and WWF World Heavyweight Championship||The Ultimate Warrior (IC Champion) defeated Hulk Hogan (WWF Champion)|
|WrestleMania VII||Mar 24, 1991||Sgt. Slaughter (c) vs. Hulk Hogan||Singles match for the WWF World Heavyweight Championship||Hulk Hogan defeated Sgt. Slaughter (c) (with General Adnan)|
|WrestleMania VIII||Apr 5, 1992||Hulk Hogan vs. Sid Justice||Singles match||Hulk Hogan defeated Sid Justice (with Harvey Wippleman) by disqualification|
|WrestleMania IX||Apr 4, 1993||Yokozuna (c) vs. Hulk Hogan||Singles match for the WWF World Heavyweight Championship||Hulk Hogan defeated Yokozuna (c) (with Mr. Fuji)|
|WrestleMania X||Mar 20, 1994||Yokozuna (c) vs. Bret Hart||Singles match for the WWF World Heavyweight Championship with Roddy Piper as special guest referee||Bret Hart defeated Yokozuna (c) (with Jim Cornette and Mr. Fuji)|
|WrestleMania XI||Apr 2, 1995||Bam Bam Bigelow vs. Lawrence Taylor||Singles match with Pat Patterson as special guest referee||Lawrence Taylor defeated Bam Bam Bigelow (with Ted DiBiase)|
|WrestleMania XII||Mar 31, 1996||Bret Hart (c) vs. Shawn Michaels||60-minute Iron Man match for the WWF World Heavyweight Championship||Shawn Michaels (with José Lothario) defeated Bret Hart (c) 1-0 in sudden death overtime|
|WrestleMania 13||Mar 23, 1997||Sycho Sid (c) vs. The Undertaker||No Disqualification match for the WWF World Heavyweight Championship||The Undertaker defeated Sycho Sid (c)|
|WrestleMania XIV||Mar 29, 1998||Shawn Michaels (c) vs. Stone Cold Steve Austin||Singles match for the WWF World Heavyweight Championship with Mike Tyson as special outside enforcer||Stone Cold Steve Austin defeated Shawn Michaels (c)|
|WrestleMania XV||Mar 28, 1999||The Rock (c) vs. Stone Cold Steve Austin||No Disqualification match for the WWF Championship with Mankind as the special guest referee||Stone Cold Steve Austin defeated The Rock (c)|
|WrestleMania 2000||Apr 2, 2000||Triple H (c) vs. The Rock vs. Big Show vs. Mick Foley||Fatal four-way elimination match for the WWF Championship||Triple H (c) (with Stephanie McMahon-Helmsley) defeated The Rock (with Mr. McMahon), Mick Foley(with Linda McMahon) and Big Show (with Shane McMahon)|
|WrestleMania X-Seven||Apr 1, 2001||The Rock (c) vs. Stone Cold Steve Austin||No Disqualification match for the WWF Championship||Stone Cold Steve Austin defeated The Rock (c)|
|WrestleMania X8||Mar 17, 2002||Chris Jericho (c) vs. Triple H||Singles match for the Undisputed WWF Championship||Triple H defeated Chris Jericho (c) (with Stephanie McMahon)|
|WrestleMania XIX||Mar 30, 2003||Kurt Angle (c) vs. Brock Lesnar||Singles match for the WWE Championship Singles match for the WWE ChampionshipHad Angle been counted out or disqualified, he would have lost the title.||Brock Lesnar defeated Kurt Angle (c)|
|WrestleMania XX||Mar 14, 2004||Triple H (c) vs. Chris Benoit vs. Shawn Michaels||Triple threat match for the World Heavyweight Championship||Chris Benoit defeated Triple H (c) and Shawn Michaels by submission|
|WrestleMania 21||Apr 3, 2005||Triple H (c) vs. Batista||Singles match for the World Heavyweight Championship||Batista defeated Triple H (c) (with Ric Flair)|
|WrestleMania 22||Apr 2, 2006||John Cena (c) vs. Triple H||Singles match for the WWE Championship||John Cena (c) defeated Triple H by submission|
|WrestleMania 23||Apr 1, 2007||John Cena (c) vs. Shawn Michaels||Singles match for the WWE Championship||John Cena (c) defeated Shawn Michaels by submission|
|WrestleMania XXIV||Mar 30, 2008||Edge (c) vs. The Undertaker||Singles match for the World Heavyweight Championship||The Undertaker defeated Edge (c) by submission|
|WrestleMania XXV||Apr 5, 2009||Triple H (c) vs. Randy Orton||Singles match for the WWE Championship; had Triple H been counted out or disqualified, he would have lost the title||Triple H (c) defeated Randy Orton|
|WrestleMania XXVI||Mar 28, 2010||The Undertaker vs. Shawn Michaels||No Disqualification Streak vs. Career match||The Undertaker defeated Shawn Michaels|
|WrestleMania XXVII||Apr 3, 2011||The Miz (c) vs. John Cena||Singles match for the WWE Championship||The Miz (c) (with Alex Riley) defeated John Cena|
|WrestleMania XXVIII||Apr 1, 2012||John Cena vs. The Rock||Singles match||The Rock defeated John Cena|
|WrestleMania 29||Apr 7, 2013||The Rock (c) vs. John Cena||Singles match for the WWE Championship||John Cena defeated The Rock (c)|
|WrestleMania XXX||Apr 6, 2014||Randy Orton (c) vs. Batista vs. Daniel Bryan||Triple threat match for the WWE World Heavyweight Championship||Daniel Bryan defeated Batista and Randy Orton (c) by submission|
|WrestleMania 31||Mar 29, 2015||Brock Lesnar (c) vs. Roman Reigns vs. Seth Rollins||Triple threat match for the WWE World Heavyweight Championship||Seth Rollins defeated Roman Reigns and Brock Lesnar (c) (with Paul Heyman)|
|WrestleMania 32||Apr 3, 2016||Triple H (c) vs. Roman Reigns||Singles match for the WWE World Heavyweight Championship||Roman Reigns defeated Triple H (c) (with Stephanie McMahon)|
|WrestleMania 33||Apr 2, 2017||The Undertaker vs. Roman Reigns||No Holds Barred match||Roman Reigns defeated The Undertaker|
|WrestleMania 34||Apr 8, 2018||Brock Lesnar (c) vs. Roman Reigns||Singles match for the WWE Universal Championship||Brock Lesnar (c) (with Paul Heyman) defeated Roman Reigns|
|WrestleMania 35||Apr 7, 2019||Ronda Rousey (c) vs. Charlotte Flair vs. Becky Lynch||Winner takes all triple threat match for Raw and SmackDown Women’s Championship||Becky Lynch defeated Ronda Rousey (Raw) and Charlotte Flair (SmackDown)|
|WrestleMania 36||Apr 5, 2020||TBA|