Reigns vs Cena 98 Goldberg vs 2007 Undertaker 97 Shawn Michaels vs 98 Eddie Guererro 2001 Rock vs 89 Macho man Rock n roll express vs hart foundation LOD vs Dudley's Hayabusa vs Rob Van Dam hardcore match Owen Harr vs Chris Jericho
I think my blind spot from 2002-2012 or so (though I’ve seen all of those Manias at some point) is rearing its head here. I’m sure there are some other random matches that I could throw on, but this is what I came up with (mostly) off the top of my head.
WWE Title: Brock Lesnar vs. Roman Reigns (vs. Seth Rollins) I’m assuming one of the rules is that the match plays out exactly like it did in reality. If so, I love this match (also, it gives me guys like HBK, Austin and Rock to use elsewhere). Not to sound like a grizzled veteran on a podcast, but they told a great story from start to finish.
World Heavyweight Title: Triple H vs. Batista from Wrestlemania 21 Not a lot to choose from once you throw out Taker and HBK… both of whom had a better use below.
IC Title: Randy Savage vs. Ricky Steamboat from Wrestlemania 3 Duh.
United States Title: John Cena vs. Big Show from Wrestlemania 20 Had a heck of a time trying to get Cena on this card. I don’t remember this match at all, but I know that his WM31 match with Rusev sucked, so this one gets the nod (even though it might also suck).
Tag Team Titles: Edge and Christian vs. The Hardys vs. The Dudleys from Wrestlemania 17 OR Wrestlemania 2000 I love the ladder match from 2000, but the TLC from WM17 is the more iconic. Would have to re-watch them both to make a decision.
Women’s Championship: Charlotte vs. Becky Lynch vs. Sasha Banks from Wrestlemania 32 Also duh.
Shawn Michaels vs. Undertaker from Wrestlemania 25 Probably a no-brainer anyway. But throw in the fact that I don't have to burn a title match on it, and it's a definite.
Bret Hart vs. Owen Hart from Wrestlemania 10 My favorite match of all-time
The Rock vs. Steve Austin from Wrestlemania 19 Austin/Bret was sacrificed because of Bret/Owen. And once you throw out Austin and Rock’s title matches, this one stands out.
Chris Jericho vs. AJ Styles from Wrestlemania 32 Have to get AJ on the card. So only one to choose from.
Kurt Angle vs. Chris Benoit from Wrestlemania 17 Not even sure if this is the match between these two that I’m thinking of. But I’m guessing this match was great either way.
Hulk Hogan and Mr. T vs. Roddy Piper and Paul Orndorff from Wrestlemania I love Roddy’s Wrestlemania 8 IC Title match, but that misses the cut for several reasons. So let’s throw this one on the preshow at 5 PM for the hell of it.
Glaring Omissions Eddie Guerrero and Rey Mysterio: Can we make an exception and just include their Halloween Havoc 97 match? Mr. Perfect: seems like he was always in an IC match vs. a stiff at Mania Razor Ramon: WM10 ladder match sacrificed at the altar of HBK/Taker Ted Dibiase: Million Dollar Title vs. Virgil? Cruiserweight Title: I think the best right now might be Taka/Aguila for the Light Heavyweight strap at WM14. Ask me again after this year.
Last Edit: Mar 12, 2017 8:07:40 GMT -5 by rocketking
Post by The Overgiver on Mar 21, 2017 12:59:43 GMT -5
Future Trivia Questions: Who is the only superstar to compete for a title on both nights? Funaki
Who is the only other superstar to compete on both nights? Rey Mysterio
Note: The reason these were allowed is because of the nature of the multi superstar matchups they competed in. Also, special guest referee and other non-wrestling appearances did not count against a superstars one and only match.
How many titles were on the line in the entire card? 10
IC Title - Ricky Steamboat vs Randy Savage (WM 3) Bret Hart vs Steve Austin (WM 13) WWE Title - Chris Benoit vs Shawn Michaels vs HHH (WM 20) Tag Titles - TLC Match (WM 17) Rock vs Hulk Hogan (WM 18) Women Title - Trish Stratus vs Mickie James (WM 22) Undertaker vs CM Punk (WM 29) John Cena vs Rusev (WM 31)