If you are a big wrestling fan, then you must have watched several matches of WWE that would’ve managed to take away your breath! Well, professional wrestling is not only a sport that you watch for entertainment, it’s more than that! It’s the passion that grows within you. The enthusiasmand adventure that this sport holds, is surely intimidating for a fan.
You must have seen hundreds of matches, but do you have any of your favorites? Well, in the history of WWE the top 20 most memorable fights that can never be forgotten are listed below. Check them out and recall the memories:
1. Dean Malenko vs. Scotty 2 Hotty – Light Heavyweight Championship Match: Backlash 2000
The WWE Light Heavyweight Championship hasn’t been as exciting as WCW Cruiserweight Title, but still it has always managed to enthuse the audience and gain a great crowd. The Backlash 2000 was a hit, where Dean Malenko and Scotty 2 Hotty were standing against each other in the ring, performing tremendously to mark their territory in the top memorable matches of WWE.
2. Christian vs. Randy Orton – World Heavyweight Championship No Holds Barred Match: SummerSlam 2011
Christian and Randy Orton have been the perfect match that we could ever see in the ring. Summer Slam 2011 was certainly one of the most memorable matches in the history of WWE. The rivalry of both the professional wrestlers was a delight to watch.
3. Ricky Steamboat vs. Rick Rude – 30-Minute Iron Man Challenge: Beach Blast 1992
The stamina of the wrestlers in the Iron Man Match between Ricky Steamboat and Rick Dude was something astounding that we have ever seen on the screen. Steamboat had to overcome the odds and put his best to play the game. He won the match in about 10 minutes and ruled the ring.
4. Harley Race vs. Ric Flair – NWA World Heavyweight Championship Steel Cage Match: Starrcade 1983
This was the match when NWA entered an entire new phase in the wrestling world. Everything is this match was inexplicable. The hairdos, costumes and the moves – won over the hearts of the audience with a big loud cheer. Flair tried hard to win the match over, but Harley Race targeted Flair’s neck and injured him – which made him the winner of this memorable match.
5. “Stone Cold” Steve Austin vs. Triple H – Three Stages of Hell Match: No Way Out 2001
Three stages of a Hell Match mean a lot of adventure and excitement. Triple H and Steve Austin fought three matches back to back which gave no time to the viewers to even take a breath. Then fight seemed like a street fighting match which made this one a memorable one in the history of WWE. The audience believed that Austin would win the match, but Triple H turned the match upside down.
6. The Undertaker vs. Brock Lesnar: WrestleMania 30
Undertaker and Brock Lesnar made this match of WrestleMania 30 a memorable one with the most astounding moves and clashes. This was the time when you can say the Earth moved from its center point, making everything round-up along these astounding wrestlers.
7. The Undertaker vs. Mankind – Hell in a Cell Match: King of the Ring 1998
Hell in a Cell Match is already violent – but when we have Undertaker and Mankind in there – Oh, boy that surely made everything go up on fire. The match that took place in 1998 was surely the one in which Undertaker proved to be a demon. Check out how Undertaker threw Mankind on the table and how cruel that was.
8. “Stone Cold” Steve Austin vs. The Rock: WrestleMania XIX
Steve Austin is surely one of the gems of WWE, but we think that Austin shouldn’t have had this match! The Rock gave this match an incredible meaning where he beat the hell out of Austin and his body was just worn out. The crowd supported The Rock, which boosted up his stamina and let to much more violence.
9. Shawn Michaels vs. Triple H – Unsanctioned Street Fight: SummerSlam 2002
The unpredictability of the match of Summer Slam 2002 was just outstanding. No one ever believed in the comeback of Shawn Michael but he surely proved his worth. The incredible street fighting moves seen in this match won over the audience. Triple H lost to Shawn Michael which was quite not expected.
10. Chris Jericho vs. Rey Mysterio – Intercontinental Championship Mask vs. Title Match: The Bash 2009
Rey Mysterio with his suspicious costume and mask has managed to portray a spooky appearance on the screen. The Intercontinental Championship at the bash 2009 was surely one of the best matches of WWE. The jaw-dropping maneuvers seen out of these two wrestlers was remarkable.
11. World Heavyweight Championship Elimination Chamber Match: Survivor Series 2002
Triple H, Booker T, Kane, Rob Van Dam, Chris Jericho and Shawn Michael tangled each other in a tremendous manner in the World Heavyweight Championship Elimination Chamber Match 2002. Shawl Michael celebrated his victory as he won over the other five wrestlers in the chamber. The match was brutal but surely made its place in the list of most memorable matches in the history of WWE.
12. Money in the Bank Ladder Match: WrestleMania 21
This is surely the best Money in the Bank Ladder Match that WWE has ever given to its fans. The minute you start to watch this match, you’ll realize what we are talking about. every minute of this match is a pleasure to watch.
13. The Undertaker vs. The Rock vs. Kurt Angle – WWE Championship Triple Threat Match: Vengeance 2002
Back in 2002, this was the best Vengeance that you could ever witness. The breath-taking Triple Threat Match where The Undertaker, The Rock and Kurt Angle stood up against each other was just incredible to watch. The Rock won the match and proved to be undefeatable.
14. Bret Hart vs. The 1-2-3 Kid – WWE Championship Match: Raw, July 11, 1994
We know what WWE is all about, it’s not about whether you lose or win, it’s the way you carry yourself through the match. Bret Hart and The 1-2-3 Kid carried a breathtaking match in July 1994. The Hit Man won the match and marked his spot in the history of WWE.
15. Neville vs. Sami Zayn vs. Tyson Kidd vs. Tyler Breeze – NXT Championship Fatal 4-Way Match: NXT TakeOver: Fatal 4-Way, Sept. 11, 2014
Neville, Sami Zayn, Tyson Kidd and Tyler Breeze left an incredible mark in the Fatal 4-Way Match on 11th of September, 2014. Neville was the NXT champion of the match, as he defeated every professional and known wrestler in the ring and made himself the winner of the match.
16. Yoshihiro Tajiri vs. Super Crazy: ECW Guilty as Charged 1999
Guilty as Charged 1999 is surely one of the most memorable matches in the history of WWE. The match was more than a war in the ring which made the audience go crazy. Check out the video to relive the relishing moments of this memorable match that happened back in 1999.
17. Sasha Banks vs. Bayley – NXT Women’s Championship Match: NXT TakeOver: Brooklyn
Bayley and Sasha Banks are the best duo that the fans have seen in the ring. The NXT Women’s Championship Match, NXT Takeover is the most memorable match in the history of WWE, where these two divas made a memorable act in the ring to surprise the audience with the strength that they had.
18. “Stone Cold” Steve Austin vs. Dude Love – WWE Championship No Disqualification Falls Count Anywhere Match: Over the Edge 1998
The battle that Stone Cold and Dude Love indulged in, is surely still marked as the most memorable one. WWE Championship No Disqualification Falls Count Anywhere Match in 1998 made us a fan of wrestling.
19. John Cena vs. CM Punk – WWE Championship Match: Money in the Bank 2011
Every WWE fan seems to remember the WWE Championship Match: Money in the Bank 2011, where John Cena stood up against CM Punk and made this match a hit in this history of WWE. Cena perceived his dominance and performed just the way he was supposed to.
20. The Ultimate Warrior vs. Randy Savage – Retirement Match: WrestleMania VII
The end of Randy Savage was a complete beauty. The match was perfectly balanced with Randy Savage’s moves and The Ultimate Warrior’s attitude. The match was done in 20-minutes, wrapping up the entire drama.
Watching professional wrestling comprises one’s emotions and enthusiasm. We are sure that as a big fan of WWE, you would have totally agreed with the above-mentioned top 20 most memorable fights in the history of WWE that will never forget.