Wrestlemania VII

release year: 1991
genre: vintage wrestling pay-per-view
viewing setting: home DVD, 9/12/12

synopsis: This seventh annual wrestling mega-event featured, among other matches, Hulk Hogan vs the newly-anti-American Sergeant Slaughter.

where it happened: Los Angeles

impressions: As previously, I won't go into great detail, but rather mention some highlights. Actually, not much jumped out at me this time; maybe it's starting to get repetitious. The Rockers (Shawn Michaels and Marty Jannetty) had a good acrobatic match. Jake "the Snake" Roberts and Rick Martel had a blindfolded match. Undertaker had his first of many WM victories, beating "Superfly" Jimmy Snuka. Randy Savage got beaten by Ultimate Warrior and then made up with Miss Elizabeth, which really fired the crowd up. Power and Glory fight Hawk and Animal. Virgil gets a much-deserved win over the Million-Dollar Man. Hulk Hogan beats Sgt. Slaughter (who I find to be one of the most overrated wrestlers ever.) Celebrities on hand for this one (in addition to any already mentioned above) were Willie Nelson, Regis Philbin, Alex Trebek, and Marla Maples.

final word: This was the first one I found to be moderately boring at times; it just lacked something.

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