My 10 Favourite WrestleMania Matches Ever

It's me again! I remembered we have this website and I'm going to actually write on it! (Don't look back at this post in three months.)

Anyway, it's WrestleMania weekend and despite the world being awful and WWE being not much better, it's still exciting time if you enjoy people in spandex pretending to fight.

Whether I like it or not, WWF/WWE has been a big part of my life and there are a lot of WrestleMania matches that have meant something to me. Here are ten.

Before I start, let me say that these are NOT the ten best matches in WrestleMania history or the ten most important or most entertaining or anything. These are ten matches that I personally enjoyed the most at the time they took place. And that last part is important. Most of the things I liked as a ten year old probably sucked, but I liked them at the time, and that's what this list is. Anyway, here we go!

Macho Man Randy Savage vs Crush:
Fallls Count Anywhere
WrestleMania X 

Look, okay, remember that I said this is the matches I enjoyed the most at the time, and I really enjoyed this one at the time. Randy Savage is one of my favourite wrestlers ever and I was honestly a fan of Crush as well. 

You add to the fact that this was probably the first time I saw a Falls Count Anywhere match, and I was enthralled. It's definitely not "hardcore" by any stretch of the imagination, but it was cool to see something different and I stand by liking it. 

The Hardy Boyz vs the Dudley Boyz vs Edge & Christian 
WrestleMania X7

This was the biggest spectacle at the greatest WrestleMania of all time. The Hardyz, Dudleyz and Edge & Christian were great teams and they went absolutely all out for this match. Add to the fact that Lita, Rhyno, and Spike all got involved and it's both a car crash and a classic at the same time. 

Shawn Michaels vs Kurt Angle
WrestleMania 21

Another match between two of my all-time favourite wrestlers. These guys put on an amazing match. That's it. That's the recap. It's an amazing match. Watch it. It's right above. 

Brock Lesnar vs Roman Reigns (vs Seth Rollins)
WrestleMania 31

A lot of people say that Rollins' Money in the Bank cash-in "saved" this match, but I disagree. It saved the crowd reaction, but the match itself was a great match even before Rollins got involved. His cash-in just made it even more memorable.

Boneyard Match
The Undertaker vs AJ Styles
WrestleMania 36

This was the perfect way to use the Undertaker in 2020. Not only was he old and broken down, but the lack of fans in the building would have made a standard match between these two almost unbearable. By doing a cinematic match, they could tell a great story and end the Undertaker's WrestleMania career with a really cool moment. 

As an aside, I almost put the Firefly Funhouse match from the same show on this list, but decided against it. 

Ladder Match
Shawn Michaels vs Razor Ramon
WrestleMania X

If the Crush/Savage match mentioned above was my first intro to "hardcore", this match kicked that door wide open. It's tame by today's standards, but it absolutely blew my mind at the time. 

Also, this is the second match from WrestleMania X that I've put on this list and I almost included Bret vs Owen as well. That was a great show. 

Hulk Hogan vs Randy Savage
WrestleMania 5

Everything about this was perfect. The long-term story was excellent, the intensity was high, and the match itself was great. It wasn't a "typical" WWF/Hulk Hogan match either. It seemed much more aggressive and you truly believed these guys hated each other (and maybe they really did, I'm not sure how their relationship was going at this time). 

Shawn Michaels vs The Undertaker
WrestleMania XXVI

Either of the two matches these guys had at WrestleMania could easily be on this list. I went with this one because it was the end of Shawn Michaels' legendary career (let's just forget about the Saudi Arabia match, please) and the build up to it was incredible. The match itself was excellent as well. 

Submission Match
Bret Hart vs Steve Austin
WrestleMania 13

The Bret Hart/Steve Austin feud is probably my favourite feud ever. These guys are both amazing here. The story they told was incredible and the double turn was an iconic moment in WWF history. 

Kofi Kingston vs Daniel Bryan
WrestleMania 35

Kofi Kingston winning the WWE Championship may be my favourite WrestleMania moment ever. The story between Kofi and the New Day and the build to the match was incredible. Daniel Bryan played his role perfectly here as well. It was an excellent call back and role reversal as well. This time he was the champion facing the guy who felt like he was being held down. This time he wanted to stop the man who scratched and clawed to get to the main event against all odds. It was perfect. 

And there you have it! What do you think? What are some of your favourite WrestleMania matches? 

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