WWE is quite popular all across the world because it is a type of entertainment and the wrestling fans completely comprehend that it is just that – entertainment. We have often seen that people get into the real-fake fighting when it comes to wrestling but no one can deny the fact that the game is very popular. And to make WWE format so popular, the wrestlers have played a massive role for last many years. These players have entertained millions of their fans with some thrilling matches.
Let us look at some of the most popular matches of WWE.
1. Hulk Hogan vs. Andre The Giant – WrestleMania 3
Hulk Hogan was the most famous person in the wrestling word when he locked horns with none other than Andre the Giant (with height of 7’5″ and weight around 500 pounds. Hogan picked up Andre for the bodyslam to left the spectators stunned. This was certainly one of the most famous match in the history of WWE.
2. Shawn Michaels vs. Bret Hart – Survivor Series
Bret Hart defended the WWE Title against Shawn Michaels at Survivor Series in Montreal. Their on-stage rivalry became very personal. As the match progressed, Michaels applied Hart’s own style on him.
3. The Undertaker vs. Mankind – King Of The Ring
People will never forget the action packed match, particularly because Undertaker won the match. The Deadman and Mankind had fought several amazing fights in their respective careers, but this game clearly stands out for both the fighters. This is simply because the spectators have never seen anything like it.
4. Steve Austin vs. Shawn Michaels – WrestleMania 14
Perhaps the biggest factor of this popular match was the inclusion of boxing legend Mike Tyson and that too as the match referee. These days, people might know Tyson as a retired boxer who does cameos in movies and TV shows, but in 1998, he certainly made a strong impact as Austin beat Michaels.
5. Ultimate Warrior vs. Hulk Hogan – WrestleMania 6
This match became a memorable one because Warrior beat Hogan without any controversial attempt, which is quite rare in this industry. Moreover, at that time, Hogan was at his best and he was fighting against a person, who was challenging this popularity. The result of the match simply left the spectator in shock.
6. Brock Lesnar vs. Undertaker – WrestleMania 30
The WWE fans will always remember the match because the way Brock Lesnar defeated Undertaker at WrestleMania. What made the match so exciting was the way WWE advertise the record of 21-0, which Undertaker marked at WrestleMania. However, Lesnar’s famous victory made the match so popular.
7. The Rock vs. John Cena – WrestleMania 28
This match was a critical match of Rock as it was his first WrestleMania game in WWE after he stayed away for eight long years. The 2011 Survivor Series, where Rock and Cena became partners to beat Miz & R-Truth, took some of the magic away from comeback of the Dwayne Johnson. Still, when he won the match and his fans went crazy.
8. Steve Austin vs. The Rock – WrestleMania 17
Rock was also involved in another famous match, this time against Steve Austin. In WrestleMania 14, Rock successfully defended his title against Royal Rumble winner Steve Austin, when most of the fans thought that Austin would emerge as winner. However, this time, Austin took the revenge but controversially.