WrestleMania. The title alone is a household name, yet the "Showcase of the Immortals" hasn't always been the focal point of the wrestling industry.
Over the past 27 years, the Vince McMahon-led WWF/WWE has gone from being a major property to a global phenomenon, and no event personifies the lineage and love of the business quite the way WrestleMania does.
As we enter our 27th installment of the Super Bowl of Wrestling, so many vivid matches and memories come to mind. Each and every year, fans are treated to some of the biggest and best moments in sports entertainment.
But every dark cloud has a silver lining, and sometimes it is the untold stories, the myths, magic and mayhem behind the scenes that make the Mania so dynamic.
So sit back, dear reader, and enjoy the following 27 stories from WrestleManias past to the present and future of the biggest show of the year. From urban legends to mythical encounters and lost matches, this is the definitive list of WrestleMania's Greatest Tall Tales.