The San Juan 1985 Rainstorm Show
WWF decided to run in the huge Hiran Bithorn Stadium in San Juan, Puerto Rico on October 19, 1985. It wasn’t a great way to start the evening…and then the storm kicked in.
A tiny 1,200 fans showed up to the giant stadium, probably because the weather schedule wasn’t set for anything good. Mid-way through Hogan/Studd, the rainstorm starts and well…it isn’t pretty.
Worth a cheap laugh, if nothing else. Poor Gorilla Monsoon has to commentate and announce by himself. WWE keeps on tempting fate by having outdoor venues for Wrestlemania and manages to get away with it.
San Juan, Puerto Rico – Hiran Bithorn Stadium – October 19, 1985 (1,200)
Tony Atlas vs. Steve Lombardi
Cpl. Kirchner vs. Tiger Chung Lee
Ricky Steamboat vs. Moondog Spot
Women’s Champion Wendi Richter (w/ Cyndi Lauper) vs. the Spider Lady (w/ the Fabulous Moolah)
World Champion Hulk Hogan vs. Big John Studd
B. Brian Blair & Jim Brunzell vs. Iron Mike Sharpe & Barry O
IC Champion Tito Santana vs. Randy Savage
Pedro Morales vs. The Spoiler
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