Wrestlemania is the place where the biggest dream matches of all time take place within WWE…but sometimes, Vince and co forget to inform the fans that these collisions have already taken place somewhere else in the wrestling world. Since 1985, ten singles matches on the main cards of Wrestlemania had already been seen in other promotions at some point before all participants reached WWE/F, and I’m going to rank them based on their historical importance and quality – here are the Top 10 Wrestlemania Matches that had Already Taken Place Outside of WWE.
After Chris Jericho had his first match rated five stars by Dave Meltzer at the age of 47 back in January, curiosity got the better of me and I had to find out who the oldest wrestlers to ever be in a five-star classic were (a list which you can read here). Naturally, once I’d spent hours of my life working out pro wrestlers’ ages down to the very day, channelling my inner professor Scott Steiner, something began to bug me – what about those at the other end of the scale? Who managed to earn this honour in the earliest days of their career? Well, once again, curiosity got the better of me, and I had to brush up once more on my Steiner mathematics, so here it is – the Top 20 Youngest Wrestlers That Were in a Dave Meltzer Five-Star Match.
Wrestlemania is the biggest highlight in every wrestling fan’s calendar. This long-running event holds so many moments that we all cherish and will remember for as long as we live. So as we gear up for this year’s show of shows in Orlando, I’m looking at all of the various different aspects that make the biggest PPV in wrestling so special.
Wrestlemania has been home to some of the greatest moments in this wonderful sport’s history, but sadly, with so much greatness over the years, there are several brilliant matches that unfortunately get overlooked. But in the last 32 years, which matches from the show of shows have mostly been under-appreciated? Well, let me tell you. Here are the Top 10 Most Underrated Wrestlemania Matches.
2016 has been an incredible year for wrestling. A fucking terrible year for literally everything else – Donald Trump was elected President, Britain left the EU, almost every celebrity on Earth died, and Toblerone changed shape, but forget about all of that evil, at least wrestling was great!
As a wrestling fan, it’s inevitable that you have seen thousands and thousands of moves in your lifetime. And, as a wrestling fan, it’s also inevitable that you have to set aside reality a little in order to truly enjoy a bit of sports entertainment. Sure, there are aspects of wrestling that are completely realistic, but then there are also magical beings that can summon lightning and teleport into caskets. Same goes with the moves – some would fit perfectly in a real life scrap, but then there are some that exist just to look cool. In this list, I’m looking at the moves that are perfectly acceptable in the wonderful world of kayfabe, yet in reality, they just have no use. Here are the Top 10 Cool Moves That Wouldn’t Actually Hurt.