Wednesday, September 28, 2016

The Last Match: WrestleMania

In this post we look at the last matches of those who competed in the first ever WrestleMania.  Surprisingly not everyone who competed at the first Mania over 30 years ago has had their last match yet.  I'm guessing they are close to it though.

The Executioner aka "Playboy" Buddy Rose
Last Match: January 29, 2005 WrestleReunion Tampa, FL
with Bob Orton & Col. DeBeers were defeated by Jimmy "Superfly" Snuka, Jimmy Valiant, & "Rowdy" Roddy Piper.

King Kong Bundy
Last Match: May 12, 2007 Big Time Wrestling Springfield, MA
defeated "Superstar" Richard Byrne

Special Delivery Jones
Last Match: January 28, 1995 Universal Superstars of Wrestling New York City
defeated The Kodiak Bear

Ricky "The Dragon" Steamboat
Last Match: June 18, 2010 Florida Championship Wrestling Ft. Myers, FL
with Richie Steamboat defeated The Dudebusters: Caylen Croft & Trent Barreta

Matt Borne
Last Match: June 8, 2013 House of Bricks Wrestling, New Bedford, MA
as Doink the Clown defeated Kellan Thomas

David Sammartino
Last Match: May 2, 2010 Deaf Wrestlefest 2010 Edgewood, PA
with Larry Zbyszko defeated Frank Stalletto & Lou Marconi by DQ

Junkyard Dog
Last Match: June 24, 1995 National Wrestling Conference Las Vegas, NV
defeated by The Honky Tonk Man

The Iron Sheik
Last Match: March 10, 2007 Pro Wrestling Xtreme St. Thomas, Ontario
with Aaron Walpole defeated Reck

Mike Rotundo
Last Match: January 29, 2005 WrestleRunion Tampa, FL
with Barry Windham defeated by Larry Zbyszko & "Outlaw" Ron Bass
also competed in the Raw 15th Anniversary Battle Royal 12/10/2007

Barry Windham
Last Match: February 26, 2010 ACW/CCW St. Petersburg, FL
with Jesse Neal defeated Kennedy Kendrick & Sinn Bohdi

Andre The Giant
Last Match: December 4, 1992 All Japan Pro Wrestling, Tokyo, Japan
with Giant Baba & Risher Kimura defeated Haruka Eigen, Masanobu Fuchi, & Motoshi Okuma

Big John Studd
Last Match: June 2, 1989 WWF House Show, West Palm Beach, FL
with "Hacksaw" Jim Duggan defeated Andre the Giant & Haku

Wendi Richter
Last Match: WrestleRunion 2 King of Prussia, PA
with George South Jr. & The Patriot defeated Amy Love, DC Drake, & Gary Royal

Mr. T
Last Match: December 27, 1994 WCW Starrcade Nashville, TN
defeated "Taskmaster" Kevin Sullivan

"Mr. Wonderful" Paul Orndorff
Last Match: September 17, 2000 WCW Fall Brawl Buffalo, NY
with Big Vito, Disco Inferno, Juventud Guerrera, & Rey Mysterio Jr drew Chuck Palumbo, Johnny the Bull, Mark Jindrak, Reno, & Sean O'Haire
Match was called when Orndorff was injured performing a piledriver and the match was stopped.

Hulk Hogan
Last Match: January 27, 2012 TNA Manchester, England UK
with "Cowboy" James Storm & Sting defeated Bobby Roode, Bully Ray, & Kurt Angle

"Rowdy" Roddy Piper
Last Match: August 12, 2011 JCW Legends Cave-In-Rock, IL
with Bob Orton defeated Mick Foley & Terry Funk

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