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hoosier dome

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Before the Hoosier Dome became the RCA Dome, and before the RCA Dome imploded, Wrestlemania VIII was held at this location on April 5, 1992.

In the eighth installment of the Wrestlemania franchise, the headline was a rare double match-up. Hulk Hogan defeated Sid Justice by disqualification, and Randy Savage defeated Ric Flair.

Fun fact: After the RCA Dome (rename of the Hoosier Dome) was imploded on December 20, 2008, the canopy of the dome was recycled to make messenger bags, wallets, and clutches.

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caesers palace

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On April 4, 1993, Wrestlemania IX was held outdoors at the Las Vegas casino Caesars Palace. The title match featured Yokozuna defeating Bret Hart, and then Hulk Hogan defeating Yokozuna.

The ninth installment of the Wrestlemania franchise saw a reduction of attendance to a third of the audience in Wrestlemania 8. Pay-per-view numbers were down as well. The matches were held outside for the first time in Wrestlemania history, and there was a recurring Roman theme.

Due to the poor broadcast and uninteresting matches, many see Wrestlemania 9 as the worst of the franchise. However, it's worth noting that Bobby Heenan entered riding a camel backwards...

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