Wrestlemania: the Offical Insider's Story

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9780060393878: Wrestlemania: the Offical Insider's Story

Fifteen years of thrills, spills and unadultered sports entertainment are brought to you in this celebration of the history of WrestleMania.

From the first tag-team match that pitted Hulk Hogan and Mr T against Roddy Piper and Paul Orndorff at WrestleMania I in 1985, to the monumental battle between Triple H and The Rock in 2000 at WrestleMania XVI, this book is the only official and authoritative history of WrestleMania.

It is an in-depth, behind-the-scenes look at the greatest matches in what is known as the ‘Super Bowl of the World Wrestling Federation’. Filled with stunning four-colour photography, facts, and insider stories from all-time favourite main events: Hulk Hogan versus King Kong Bundy in a steel cage match to keep the world title at WrestleMania II, Shawn Michaels throttling Bret Hart in a marathon 60-minute Iron Man match at WrestleMania XII, The Rattlesnake versus the Brahma Bull at WrestleMania XXV, and much more.

Informative, action-packed, and including an exclusive free DVD featuring classic WrestleMania moments, WrestleMania: The Official Insider’s History, is destined to be the ultimate collectible for dedicated fans across the globe.

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From the first tag-team match that pitted Hulk Hogan and Mr T against Roddy Piper and Paul Orndorff at WrestleMania I in 1985, to the monumental battle between Triple H and The Rock in 2000 at WrestleMania XVI, this book is the only official and authoritative history of WrestleMania.

It is an in-depth, behind-the-scenes look at the greatest matches in what is known as the ‘Super Bowl of the World Wrestling Federation’. Filled with stunning four-colour photography, facts, and insider stories from all-time favourite main events: Hulk Hogan versus King Kong Bundy in a steel cage match to keep the world title at WrestleMania II, Shawn Michaels throttling Bret Hart in a marathon 60-minute Iron Man match at WrestleMania XII, The Rattlesnake versus the Brahma Bull at WrestleMania XXV, and much more.

Informative, action-packed, and including an exclusive free DVD featuring classic WrestleMania moments, WrestleMania: The Official Insider’s History, is destined to be the ultimate collectible for dedicated fans across the globe.

About the Author:

Basil V. DeVito is the President, New Business Development for World Wrestling Federation Entertainment Inc. Since 1985 DeVito has had a unique oportunity to witness the phenomenon of WrestleMania from both inside and outside the WWF.

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Book Description HarperEntertainment, 2001. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: When Hulk Hogan hoisted the seven-foot-four, five-hundred-pound Andre the Giant into the air and over his head, the crowd fell briefly silent, as if not quite able to believe what was happening. As the Giant crashed to the canvas with a great THUD!, a roar went up from the crowd. It was pandemonium!Goosebump-raising moments like this one at 1987's WrestleMania III in Pontiac, Michigan, are what sports-entertainment is all about. Now fans can relive sixteen years of these electrifying events through vibrant color photographs, previously untold insider anecdotes, and an exclusive DVD of WrestleMania 's greatest moments.In WrestleMania: The Official Insider's Story, Basil V. DeVito Jr. -- a man with intimate knowledge of the past sixteen years of WrestleMania -- takes fans on a journey into the squared circle and into the private worlds behind the curtain and behind the boardroom doors.Fans will be treated to: What happened when the Hell's Angels showed up backstage for the first WrestleMania demanding to be seated in the sold-out houseHow Vince McMahon boldly predicted the weather -- with 93,000 seats on the lineWhich Superstars were in the first-of-its-kind, main-event 60-minute Iron Man match at WrestleMania XIIWhat the guest celebrities were really like, including Muhammad Ali, Liberace, Pete Rose, Mike Tyson, Willie Nelson, Donald Trump, Lawrence Taylor, Vanna White, Burt Reynolds, and many othersWhi. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_0060393874

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