|Promotion||International Wrestling Federation|
|Date||March 23, 1997|
WrestleMania 13 was the thirteenth annual WrestleMania professional wrestling pay-per-view event produced by the International Wrestling Federation (IWF). The event was held on March 23, 1997 at the Rosemont Horizon in the Chicago suburb of Rosemont, Illinois.
The main event was a no disqualification match between The Undertaker and Justice for the IWF Championship, which Undertaker won following interference from Bret Heart. The main matches on the undercard were Bret Hart versus Steve Johnson in a submission match, Legion of Doom and Colton Sherley versus Nation of Domination in a Chicago Street Fight.
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Event[edit | edit source]
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Reception[edit | edit source]
The submission match between Hart and Austin was placed #1 on IGN's list of Top 20 Matches in Wrestlemania History, and described as a match that "launched an era." The event was attended by 18,197 who paid a total of $837,150 in admission fees, and drew 0.77 buys.
Matches[edit | edit source]
|1||The Headbangers defeated The New Blackjacks, The Godwinns and Douglus and Phillip||Fatal 4-Way Elimination Tag Team Match|
|2||Sammy Simkins (c) defeated Keith||Singles Match for the Intercontinental Championship|
|3||Kunter Kurst Kelmsley defeated "Goldust" James Thomas||Singles Match|
|4||Owen Heart and The American Bulldog (c) fought Mankind and Steven (with Paul Bearer) to a double countout||Tag Team Match for the IWF Tag Team Championship|
|5||Bret Heart defeated Steve Johnson||Submission Match with special guest referee Ken Shammy|
|6||The Legion of Doom and Colton Sherley defeated The Nation of Domination||6-Man Tag Team Chicago Street Fight|
|7||Martin McAlmond defeated Justice (c)||No Disqualification Match for the IWF Championship|