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    Re: The 100 Greatest WWE Matches (1996-2005)

    Quote Originally Posted by Tiny RaiZ View Post
    Hunter always manages to make me not care about him, so it's rare that I enjoy much of his stuff. The story in the Mero match is great but I failed to really start caring because it involved Hunter. I can certainly see why others with less of a bias against Trips would like it though.
    I agree, especially Hunter Hearst Helmsley era matches. The Mero match only rules because of Mero - HHH was basically a non-factor.

    Vince's commentary really bugged me during that HBK/Owen match. If he mentioned Shawn's "Kliq" once, he mentioned it a dozen times during the first half of the match; it was just fucking irritating. Good match once I started ignoring McMahon though.
    I meant to put this in my review. Vince clearly had the biggest boner during Michaels' entrance for the Owen match. My god, it's no wonder the fans turned on Michaels after that entrance

    Is it possible for Hart and Austin to have a bad match together? If it is, I haven't seen it. Although, that video did cut out before the finish... not to be that guy who shits on all your hard work.
    Finding the video is the easiest part, because I don't actually watch the videos. Just habbit from a pre-network era. I could be linking to hardcore hentai tentacle porn hidden under a title of Marc Mero vs Hunter Hearst Helmsley and I'd never know


    Shawn really seems to enjoy working with Foley, whenever I see them in the same ring there's something different about HBK to every other time we see him in there.
    Absolutely agree, and that also seems to be the case when he wrestles Taker too. Thanks for the post and comments, great post!


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    Before G1 sucked up so much time, I was trying to watch the matches along with the daily reviews because I think plenty of this stuff will be new to me, but then it got too busy after the first few days and I never posted

    #100 - 1st time watching this although I'd heard a lot about it. Absolutely loved it and it's worthy of it's inclusion on this list. Felt like nothing I had ever seen before what with it being shot in a different location, but one that had wrestling legacy to it's name. I can still hear the sound of them bumping into the walls even now a week later, and Owen doing a rana assisted by the pipes was awesome.

    #99 - Seen this plenty of times and I'd agree it's arguably the best storytelling WWE have ever done with the cruiserweight division, including the last 12 months where they've had their own show to explore stuff like this.

    #98 - 1st time seeing this despite being higher on the Shane McMahon ~ The wrestler, bandwagon than most. Maybe it's because I've seen so much Sabu in the last month, but I can't help but make some similarities to Shane and Sabu in the sense that every match of there's just shows total disregard for their own safety as they use their body as a weapon in hardcore matches. The brother Vs sister's lover angle is one people can resonate with as well, so I think everyone played their role well here. Gotta be the best match in Test's career.

    #97 - Maybe other than the feud with Brock Lesnar in 2003, this might be the peak of American Bad Ass Undertaker. In 2000 he sucked, in 2001 he was kind of just around and stuck tagging with Kane during the Invasion, but when he turned heel in 2002 he was much easier to get on board with as a character. Such a great angle going into mania and the match delivered. This might be the forgotten hidden gem of Taker's streak. I'm such a mark for old man Flair desperate to turn back the clock and prove he's still the man he was back in the 1980s.

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    Re: The 100 Greatest WWE Matches (1996-2005)

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    WWF Championship: Stone Cold Steve Austin (c) vs. Kurt Angle – WWF Unforgiven 2001

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    Why I rated it #91

    Okay, I will fully admit that this is a bit of a strange title win for me to love so so much. It’s so blatantly manipulative, it’s right here in Angle’s home town, in front of his family and friends at ringside, right after 9/11, with the American Hero Kurt Angle, against the biggest heel in 2001. This was such an easy big pop for WWE, they honestly could not have messed it up (who am I kidding, it’s WWE of course they could). If Angle hadn’t won the title here, you’d like have had riots. But I just love this match and moment.

    Babyface Kurt Angle was a huge missed opportunity for WWE. Yeah, we all love goofy heel Angle, but Angle’s brief face run in 2001 was phenomenal. WWE had the perfect opportunit to make a top babyface alternative to the Rock, with Jericho turning heel around the same time, but instead they bizarrely turned Angle heel. And once the Alliance storyline was over, WWE basically pretended that heel Austin never existed.

    What I love about this match, and it follows on from the (superior) Summerslam match, is that these two wrestle like they really hate one another. Angle, despite being the more accomplished wrestler, gets into a brawl with Austin because he hates the guy. It’s fantastic. I love that Angle went so crazy in his hunt for revenge that he exposes the floor, but in the end he’s the guy that takes it once again. The brawling is amazing, which is to be expected – Austin in 2001 is on another level and probably about as good as any wrestler has been in WWE ever. But Angle is a fantastic brawler in his own right and the two meshed fantastically.

    A nice contrast for the Summerslam match is that Austin hit a couple of Stunners very early into that match. However, in this match he doesn’t go for it much at all – and in his commentary of this match - Austin says that the reason for that is that he didn’t want to go for the Stunner in case it got countered into the ankle lock (which is what happened later in the Summerslam match). Plus the fact that Austin doubted if the Stunner could beat Angle after Summerslam, that made for some damn good storytelling. The Austin commentary is well worth watching for this one. It adds a whole new layer to an already good match. Austin goes after the neck and head of Angle and uses other moves like the angle slam and the piledriver to put Angle down instead. So eventually when he does lose all faith and goes for the stunner ... he gets caught and taps out.

    (here's the link for the Austin commentary http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x3l7gf6)

    My only complaint about this one is that the finish is not only abrupt, but it’s also a bit shitty with Austin’s hands being under the bottom rope. Austin needed a decisive defeat if he was going to drop the title, but we never got it.

    The post match is fantastic and in my teaser I called it the Lex Luger win of the Alliance storyline. It absolutely is, it’s a short lived title run designed to get a huge pop (and like the Luger win, the pop is out of this world). But for one night they got babyface Kurt Angle absolutely spot on.


    What is the legacy of this match?

    Like a lot of these early matches, it is unfortunately overshadowed by a much better match. The Summerslam match will appear much later on in this list. But the title win is definitely one of the more memorable title wins of the early 2000s – despite the crap booking that came afterwards. The match is memorable for the post-match more than the match itself, but it’s another good match in the run of Angle and Austin’s amazing 2001.


    If you liked this, you might like:

    Kurt Angle vs. The Rock - WWF No Mercy 2000
    Steve Austin vs. The Rock - WWF Wrestlemania X-Seven
    Kurt Angle vs. Steve Austin - WWF Summerslam 2001


    #90 Teaser:

    More heel Biker Taker.

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    Ahh my prediction was wrong. Love this match though, Unforgiven 2001 has probably my first wrestling video (if you can remember them ). The match was good but I always though the celebration was a bit overkill since he lost it a few weeks later anyway but based on the events at the time its fine.

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    Re: The 100 Greatest WWE Matches (1996-2005)

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    Hardcore Championship: Rob Van Dam (c) vs. The Undertaker – WWF Vengeance 2001

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    Why I rated it #90

    RVD is a funny wrestler. If you haven’t seen his matches very regularly or seeing them for the first time, you would be forgiven for thinking that he’s sensational. To my surprise, after years of being soured and tired of RVD, when I was going back and watching a few of his highly regarded matches from 2001-2005, I actually found myself enjoying them a lot. This match is no exception. It’s no secret I’m not a big RVD fan and I’m not a fan of early 2000’s Undertaker, but I found myself loving this match. That’s because they wrestled a smart match that played to their strengths. Undertaker is a vicious badass set out to punish people, and Van Dam is there to survive, but also to use his trademark show-off moves to stay in the match. Despite offence being the weakest part of RVD’s wrestling, the use of weapons and scenery makes the match believable.

    This is far from a spotfest – the spots are escalated so that the big ones only come right at the end, and they all get bigger and bigger. Standard RVD tropes and criticisms like taking too long to set up spot to spot aren’t felt here.

    For a match between two guys I’m not high on, this was a terrific effort from them both, and one of the better hardcore matches in the company’s history.


    What is the legacy of this match?


    It’s definitely one of the highlight matches for this era of Undertaker. In 2000 and 2001, I would argue that Undertaker was probably the worst wrestler on the WWE roster when you factor in his status, and the glaring lack of good performances. So to find this one tucked away right at the end of that was a pleasant surprise. RVD is generally quite enjoyable in the early 2000’s WWF I’ve found – he was one of the few redeeming factors in the Invasion and he carried that on into 2002 and 2003 too.


    If you liked this match, you might like:


    Big Show vs. Kane vs. Raven – WWF Wrestlemania X-Seven
    Jeff Hardy vs. Rob Van Dam – WWF Invasion 2001
    Jeff Hardy vs. The Undertaker – WWE Raw, 24th June 2002


    #89 Teaser:

    Austin’s first great WWF match.

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    I had a feeling it would be this match, always liked it. I used to love RVD when I was younger, mainly cause I met him and he was easily one of the nicest guys you could ever meet and I immediately became a fan. But as I've grown older I can see he wasn't as good as made out to be.


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    Re: The 100 Greatest WWE Matches (1996-2005)

    Quote Originally Posted by RecyCocks View Post
    I had a feeling it would be this match, always liked it. I used to love RVD when I was younger, mainly cause I met him and he was easily one of the nicest guys you could ever meet and I immediately became a fan. But as I've grown older I can see he wasn't as good as made out to be.
    Edgy teenage me was all about RVD. Loved him, and he meshed in well to WWF because he was completely unique to everything else in the company for his entire run. It's no wonder he got as popular as he did.

    When you watch wrestling religiously like a lot of us do, you can see the weaknesses in RVD's wrestling - but I think almost any casual fan will fall in love with RVD pretty quickly.

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    I never watched the original ECW during the 90s, so my first exposure to RVD was during the Invasion storyline when I was 12. It was really hard not to see this guy as the coolest mofo in the company and he was a total babyface even though he fought for the heel side of that 'war'. He might well be the most unique wrestler ever because I don't know who else you can point to that wrestles like RVD and so many of his moves are just classic RVD moves that no-one attempts to copy, which is crazy when you think of the last 15 years of X-Division and high flying on the indies that's been around. I think that is what helps contribute to his greatest criticism that he never evolves as a wrestler or changes his style of wrestling because there's only him that wrestles like that and it stands out even more. Other ECW acts like Tommy Dreamer, Raven and Rhyno would go on to be on TV for just as long as RVD and they don't change their game up much either, but RVD is the one that gets the criticism the most. Even someone like Triple H if you ignore the 2003 Harley Race cosplay stuff, is he really that much different a wrestler across the last 15 years?

    I'd agree with you Shock that taking a big gap in watching RVD helps to appreciate him more. My opinion on RVD has never been as low as when he had that 2013-14 run in WWE when every week we were watching him try to be his younger self. Going back to WWECW that I've watched about 25 episodes of in a month, I actually like him because he's one of the only entertaining parts of the show every week.

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    Re: The 100 Greatest WWE Matches (1996-2005)

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    Caribbean Strap Match: Savio Vega vs. Stone Cold Steve Austin – WWF In Your House: Beware of Dog

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    Why I rated it #89

    If I had to describe this match in one word, it would be creative.

    This match has gone from being a hidden gem to one of Austin’s more highly regarded early matches, and for good reason. It’s Austin’s first great WWF match. Austin’s highly regarded positives like his intensity and aggression are here in abundance, but I think what doesn’t get mentioned enough is Austin’s selling. Both as a heel here, he bumps around well for Savio and his ways of keeping distance from Savio were well done. Savio Vega is one of those wrestlers who I always seem to come out of matches having enjoyed, particularly in 1996.

    The use of the strap were fantastic in this match. While it didn’t have the brutality of, say, Eddie vs JBL or Sting vs Vader, I think they were even more creative about how they used the strap and created separation. I always enjoyed this stipulation type but find that it can be pretty weak if the wrestlers don’t work hard to be creative and make it interesting. They seem to think that as long as you have lots of whipping spots that will do, but that’s not the case at all.

    They were given a really generous amount of time to build the match, and they worked hard to create a compelling story with good near falls to it too. Like I said, it’s a clever match that uses the stipulation to make it stand out. Great stuff and well worth checking out.


    What is the legacy of this match?

    This is actually the second time this match happened, with the first match being wrestled in the dark during the first Beware of Dog event. The Vega vs Austin feud was overshadowed by Austin’s future feud with Bret, but since then Austin has come out crediting Savio for a lot of his early career. The two had a lot of chemistry together. Since Austin’s retirement this match has gained some traction as a “hidden gem” even popping up on one of Austin’s DVDs.

    It’s also worth noting that this was Austin’s last match with Ted DiBiase as per the stipulation. Which makes sense because DiBiase, great as he is, couldn’t really offer anything to Austin that Austin couldn’t provide himself. Funny moment at the end as JR says that “he better get his chequebook out and see what else he can buy”. Turned out that ended up being the nWo.


    If you liked this match, you might like:

    The Rock vs. Triple H – WWF Fully Loaded 1999
    Kane vs. Triple H – WWF Judgment Day 2001
    Eddie Guerrero vs. John Bradshaw Layfield – WWE Great American Bash 2004


    #88 Teaser:

    Arguably the most influential, and memorable match in the whole countdown.

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    Nah, the next match can't possibly be what I think it is, right?

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    Re: The 100 Greatest WWE Matches (1996-2005)

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    WWF Championship: Bret Hart (c) vs. Shawn Michaels – WWF Survivor Series 1997

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    Why I rated it #88

    Everyone knows the story of this match and its implications, but few talk about the actual match itself. I think the match itself is one of the more underrated WWF title matches ever – mostly because the finish overshadows it so much. Everything before the finish is great. It’s a hell of a brawl, and for the first time ever I watch these two wrestle and I actually enjoy what I’m seeing. I think it works because the two feel like they fucking hate one another (of course they do), but they work together to make a fascinating brawl. Their Wrestlemania 12 match lacks any sort of intensity and passion – which I get is part of the story – but it makes the match far less interesting than this one. This match is pure carnage from start to finish, with referees getting beaten up, and both guys taking nasty looking bumps for the other. They don’t try and have a “wrestling” match because it would make absolutely no sense.

    It’s not the first time I’ve said this on this thread, and it won’t be the last, but Bret is a spectacular brawler. It’s no wonder that he is one of the two guys (the other being Austin) that completely reinvented the idea of a main event match in the WWF – and I am not sure he gets the credit he deserves for that. This match is another feather in the cap of Bret’s amazing 1997, which stands out as maybe Bret’s best (and certainly last great) year as a worker.

    Not only is this a must watch match for historical purposes, but I think the match itself deserves a lot of credit. I thought this was a legitimately great effort from both men, oddly professional of Michaels at this time period to give so much to Bret even though he: a) hated the guy and wasn’t above burying people in-ring; b) knew the finish of the match. I think it’s a shame that their best match together is massively overshadowed by the end of it, but that’s how it goes. Everyone needs to see this.


    What is the legacy of this match?

    Based off legacy alone, this is an easy top 5 match. In fact looking at my list, maybe only one or two matches come close to it. It changed wrestling forever. It birthed the Mr McMahon character which created WWF’s most profitable feud in history. It signalled the end of Bret Hart’s incredible WWF career and put an irreparable taint on Michaels’ entire career. It led into Bret’s unsuccessful WCW run, which coincided with WCW’s turn in fortunes for the worse and WWF’s for the better. Wrestling conspirators call it the greatest work in wrestling history.

    The finish has been replicated so many times across so many promotions, it would take me hours to come up with and list. It is mentioned every time WWE comes to Canada, every year for Survivor Series, it has spawned documentaries, shoot interviews, DVDs. It still is debated across wrestling forums everywhere: who was in the right, who was in the wrong. It’s a topic that will never die and never be forgotten.


    If you liked this, you might like:

    Bret Hart vs. Stone Cold Steve Austin – WWF Wrestlemania 13
    Shawn Michaels vs. The Undertaker – WWF In Your House: Ground Zero
    British Bulldog vs. Shawn Michaels – WWF One Night Only


    #87 Teaser:

    Following on from the AskJim thread, if you want someone to look good, just ask The Rock.

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    Oh, I thought you were going for Taker/Foley HIAC. Fair enough.

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    Re: The 100 Greatest WWE Matches (1996-2005)

    Oh we must be getting the star making Hurricane match up next

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    Re: The 100 Greatest WWE Matches (1996-2005)

    I also really like the SS 97 match. It is under rated. It was awesome seeing it live too!!!

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    I also really like the SS 97 match. It is under rated. It was awesome seeing it live too!!!
    You were at the screwjob? Nice one!

    The crowd felt very weird like they weren't 100% behind Bret?

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    Recently watched the entire show and it stank except the main event which i very underrated and overlooked because of the obvious reasons. Its certainly better then their wrestlemania match but thats due to the stipulation.

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    WWF Championship: The Rock (c) vs. Chris Benoit – WWF Fully Loaded 2000

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    Why I rated it #87

    It’s ironic this match pops up now considering the discussion in the AskJim thread. For those not in the know, I said that Rock was probably the most selfless ace ever, and I used this match as an example of why. Yes, Rock wins the match, but the match is designed to put Benoit over and see if he can be a main event star. 2000 saw a changing of the guards in the WWF main event scene with Austin and Undertaker going out for long injuries in late 1999. Foley was gone, which left The Rock and Triple H as the two true established main event stars. Chris Benoit and Chris Jericho needed to be positioned as number two heel and face respectively. Fully Loaded comes along, and Rock and HHH, and Benoit and Jericho, take brief detours from their feuds to elevate the new guys to that position. Sure, HHH and Rock both win, but you could not convince me that the two matches don’t make Benoit and Jericho look like stars that belonged with them. This was a perfect filler feud to break up the Rock and HHH series and give the fans something a bit different.

    The stipulation of this match is that if The Rock gets disqualified, then he’ll lose the WWF Title. Much like the infamous Triple H vs Randy Orton match at Wrestlemania. The difference is that Rock and Benoit were world class wrestlers at this point, and were still able to put on an intense, hate filled match (despite having maybe 1/10th of the hate in their buildup as Orton vs HHH). These two really put them to shame.

    Benoit’s ultra aggressive, ultra intense style meshed so well with Rock’s bumping and explosive comebacks. They worked a nice blend between a really fun Benoit style match, and an overbooked Rock main event match. This is a very overbooked match with plenty of Shane interference, but it never becomes overly annoying. The restart is a bit annoying and makes no sense unless you adopt my headcanon that Earl Hebner is an idiot and doesn’t know what he’s doing. It’s a small complaint in an otherwise fun match. Unsurprisingly, for two guys that go out of their way to make their opponents look good, both guys come out of this looking terrific.

    I actually think that these two probably had a real classic in them if they had been afforded the opportunity to enter a proper feud together.


    What is the legacy of this match?

    It’s another stellar performance in a year full of them for both wrestlers. These two, along with HHH, were the standout performers in the company in 2000. For Benoit, this match helped establish him as the number 2 heel for the first part of 2000, filling the void left by Mankind/Kane, etc. Once the Angle vs Triple H feud kickstarted, Benoit was down to the third biggest heel, then Rikishi turned and he was a little lost in the shuffle. Nonetheless, this was the first match that proved that Benoit belonged with the main event stars, and he gave us something a little different from the normal WWF main eventers from the time. Of course it would be a long while before Benoit would truly get to that main event, but this was a good start.


    If you liked this, you might like:

    Kurt Angle vs. The Rock – WWF No Way Out 2001
    Brock Lesnar vs. The Rock – WWE Summerslam 2002
    Chris Benoit vs. Eddie Guerrero – WWE Vengeance 2003


    #86 Teaser:

    A rabid crowd, uncomfortable chairshots to the head, and shoot comments.

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    Re: The 100 Greatest WWE Matches (1996-2005)

    Quote Originally Posted by Shock View Post
    You were at the screwjob? Nice one!

    The crowd felt very weird like they weren't 100% behind Bret?

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    Trust me..they were behind him but most knew he was leaving. He pretty much announced it before the SS 97 on talk shows. I'm surprised there wasn't a riot afterwards. Fans were livid outside the arena.
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    Re: The 100 Greatest WWE Matches (1996-2005)

    Taker/RVD is awesome and it's cool you covered it. A top three RVD performance for me, and most teenage boys thought RVD was cool

    The screwjob match is just weird. It's obviously a huge match in history, and the match itself is fine. I feel like the more I watch it the less impact it has on Bret to me. Sometimes I feel like more people knew that was coming than I realized as a kid. Idk. Interesting pick for the list.
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    Re: The 100 Greatest WWE Matches (1996-2005)

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    Masato Tanaka vs. Mike Awesome – ECW One Night Stand 2005

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    Why I rated it #86

    A match completely unlike anything else on the list, which is unsurprising since it came from an event that was completely unlike anything else in the timespan. This is a match that feels like ECW (mostly because it is a nostalgia-fest from their slightly superior ECW matches) and is one of the big reasons I love this event as a whole.

    This is a spotfest and a bombfest, but contrary to what people might think based on other reviews - I'm completely okay with that in certain places. It is perfectly acceptable in this environment, and the crowd ate up every moment. The spots are tremendous and just keep getting bigger and nastier. In fact the big bumps aren’t even the most painful looking stuff in the match, as the chair shots to the head are damn right despicable and hard to watch. I don’t think I’ve seen a match produced by WWE – with the exception of Mankind vs Rock – that is as difficult to watch in terms of what they do with a steel chair. The match is short, at just under 10 minutes, but I think considering the crazy shit they were doing, if it were any longer it may have outstayed its welcome. It’s a terrific match that is one of the in-ring highlights of 2005 WWE.


    What is the legacy of this match?

    It’s lightning in a bottle for these two as they continue right where they left off in 1999 for an incredible match. Foley on commentary describes it as redemption for Awesome following his departure from ECW, and I think I can agree with that too. I’d be ignorant if I didn’t mention Styles’ commentary which was a bit shitty at the time and feels even worse nowadays considering what happened to Awesome.

    This isn’t their best match together, but it’s a fantastic homage to their series and it makes me happy that they got to showcase themselves on a bigger stage.


    If you liked this, you might like:


    Mankind vs. The Rock – WWF Royal Rumble 1999
    The Dudleyz vs. The Hardyz – WWF Royal Rumble 2000
    Edge, Mick Foley & Lita vs. Terry Funk, Tommy Dreamer & Beulah McGillicutty – ECW One Night Stand 2006


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    The main event of one of my favourite PPVs, as Smackdown takes centre stage.

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