The idea is simple: to create the most epic WrestleMania event possible, using only matches that have occurred at WrestleMania. This isn’t a unique idea; many people have used the exact formula I did to create their own Super-WrestleMania. I challenge you to sit down and do this yourself, carefully following the rules listed below. You may be surprised at just how difficult it is.
The rules that I followed when creating The Ultimate WrestleMania event:
- A 10-match card with four major championships defended.
- No individual can appear in more than one match.
- Each championship can only be represented once.
- No individual WrestleMania event can have more than one match featured.
Without any further ado, here is the card for my Ultimate WrestleMania spectacular:
The Hardy Boyz vs. The Dudley Boyz vs. Edge and Christian
Tag Team Championship Match
I truly believe that the opening contest of a wrestling show is just as important as the main event, and in my opinion, a ladder match is by far the best way to kick things off. Of all the matches I have seen, ladder or otherwise, this TLC match for the tag titles from WrestleMania 17 is probably my favorite. I couldn’t think of a better way to start the ultimate WrestleMania.
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Owen Hart vs. Bret Hart
Brother vs. Brother
What’s WrestleMania without great wrestling? In this bout, both Bret and Owen Hart tell an amazing story, using classic professional wrestling as their paint and a WWE ring as their canvas. The feud was fun, but the match was a masterpiece.
“Macho Man” Randy Savage vs. Ricky “The Dragon” Steamboat
Intercontinental Championship Match
If you’ve been a fan of WWE for more than a few years, you have probably heard this match mentioned on WWE commentary, or maybe even by your favorite WWE Superstar. This showdown showcases exactly what WrestleMania, and the Intercontinental Championship, are all about.
Charlotte Flair vs. Sasha Banks vs. Becky Lynch
Women’s Championship Match
This match, along with the introduction of the Women’s Championship, was the highlight of WrestleMania 33. Three women stealing the show on the biggest stage imaginable truly defines what the Women’s Revolution is all about. I have a feeling we will be talking about this match for years to come.
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Hulk Hogan and Mr. T vs. Roddy Piper and Paul Orndorff
I may be in the minority, but I enjoy a little celebrity involvement when it comes to WrestleMania. A change of pace is a good thing, and this match is exactly what this card needs at this moment. This match helped make WrestleMania what it is today, as Mr. T, Muhammad Ali, and Hulk Hogan were bigger than the sport at the time.
Money in the Bank Ladder Match
Another ladder match; this time, for the Money in the Bank contract. CM Punk, Chris Jericho, Shelton Benjamin, Carlito, MVP, and John Morrison collaborate to create a fun and exciting bout while fostering the creation of a soon-to-be WWE legend in CM Punk.
The Undertaker vs. Shawn Michaels
Shawn Michaels and The Undertaker are the two greatest performers in WrestleMania history, and this may be the best match each of these men ever had. Many people, myself included, consider this to be one of the greatest professional wrestling matches of all time. It tells a beautiful, violent story over the course of thirty minutes, something not a lot of people in the world of sports entertainment can do successfully.
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Concert – Run DMC
WrestleMania musical performances aren’t popular among the hardcore fans, but personally, I enjoy the pause in the action. Fans get a chance to rejuvenate right before the biggest matches of the night. This is my personal favorite WrestleMania concert, so I’m going to include it on my card.
The Rock vs. “Stone Cold” Steve Austin
The Rock and “Stone Cold” Steve Austin are the two biggest stars in WWE history. I’ll be honest, I enjoy their match from WrestleMania 17 more than this one. However, the rules prevent me from including that match on the list, as I couldn’t possibly scratch the TLC match, because it is my favorite of all time. That being said, this is still an incredible and emotional bout, mainly due to the fact that it is Stone Cold’s final match, and the end of an era in WWE.
Randy Orton vs. Batista vs. Daniel Bryan
WWE World Heavyweight Championship Match
Main event time! I believe that you have to try your best to send the fans home happy, and I don’t think there is a match that does that better than this one. The build for this contest, which the fans forced WWE into, is my favorite story WWE has ever told. The wrestling is also spectacular, which is extremely important. Daniel Bryan’s “Yes Movement” taking over New Orleans is the ultimate way to cap off the biggest WrestleMania event imaginable.
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