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WrestleMania VIII was the eighth annual WrestleMania professional wrestling pay-per-view (PPV) event produced by the World Wrestling Federation (WWF, now WWE). It took place on April 5, 1992, at the Hoosier Dome in Indianapolis, Indiana. Nine matches were shown during the live broadcast, with one dark match occurring before the event. The event marked the final WrestleMania event held under the WWF name and the Attitude Era, as the company was renamed to World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) in May and entered the Ruthless Aggression Era later that year. It was also the last WrestleMania held before the introduction of the brand extension just a week after the event. The record-breaking attendance for the SkyDome of 68,237 grossed approximately $6.1 million CAD ($3.9 million USD). WrestleMania weekend also included WWF Fan Axxess at the Canadian National Exhibition's Automotive Building.The card included two main events, both of which shared the official promotional poster. In the first, CM Punk '12 defeated Chris Jericho '12, Triple H '02, Chris Jericho '02, WWF Champion Ric Flair '92, Randy Savage '92, Sheamus '12, Daniel Bryan '12 to win the Undisputed WWF Championship and in the second, The Rock defeated John Cena, Hollywood Hulk Hogan and Sid Justice in the main attraction match dubbed "Icon vs. Icon" and was advertised a year in advance, while in the main event, T In other prominent matches on the undercard Stone Cold Steve Austin defeated Scott Hall, The Undertake '92 defeated The Undertaker '12, The Undertaker '02 Jake the Snake Roberts '92, Triple H '12, Ric Flair '02 in a no disqualification Hell in a Cell match with Shawn Michaels serving as the special guest referee, and Rob Van Dam defeated William Regal to win the WWF Intercontinental Championship.As a consequence of the double main event, WrestleMania VIII carried two taglines rather than the usual one, those being "The Macho/Flair Affair!" and "Friendship Torn Apart!" WrestleMania VIII would also be the first time since the inaugural WrestleMania that the closing match was not contested for the WWF Championship. WWF Intercontinental Heavyweight Champion Roddy Piper defending against Bret Hart, and WWF Tag Team Champions Money Inc. defending against The Natural Disasters. Big Show defeated Cody Rhodes to win the WWE Intercontinental Championship, and in the opeing bout,

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AEW Dynamite
Impact Wrestling on Axs TV
WWE Friday Night SmackDown
for the AWA International Television Championship
NJPW Best of the Super Juniors 29 Finals
King of the Ring Tournament First Round
King of the Ring Tournament First Round
King of the Ring Tournament First Round
King of the Ring Tournament First Round
King of the Ring Tournament First Round
King of the Ring Tournament First Round
King of the Ring Tournament First Round
King of the Ring Tournament First Round
2022 Best of the Super Jrs Finale
NXT In Your House 2022
King of the Ring Tournament Quarterfinal
King of the Ring Tournament Quarterfinal
King of the Ring Tournament Quarterfinal
King of the Ring Tournament Quarterfinal
Toxic Attraction vs
Pretty Deadly vs Creed Brothers
Mandy Rose vs Wendy Choo
Cameron Grimes vs Carmelo Hayes
Bron Brekker vs Joe Gacy
Doug Flutie vs Tegan Nox vs Allie vs Stone Cold Steve Austin '01 vs Sienna vs Rowdy Ronda Rousey vs Johnny B. Badd vs Big Bubba Rogers vs Sugar Ray Leonard vs Marvelous Marvin Hagler Money in the Bank Apocalypto Ladder Match
NJPW Strong Mutiny
Adam Cole vs Tessa Blanchard
Hell in a Cell 2022
Omos and MVP vs Bobby Lashley
King of the Ring Tournament Semifinals
King of the Ring Tournament Semifinals
Bianca Belair (c) vs. Asuka vs. Becky Lynch Triple threat match for the WWE Raw Women's Championship
King of the Ring Tournament Finals
Nathan Joseph Wallace vs Sonya Deville Hell in a Cell Match
Ezekiel vs Kevin Owens
Seth Rollins vs Cody Rhodes Hell in a Cell Match
Roman Reigns vs Shin Kazumatsuri
Larry Holmes vs Kevin Randleman Owen Hart Memorial Match for the vacant GFW Global and the Autistica Linear World Heavyweight Championship
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