WrestleMania is the yearly World Wrestling Entertainment show that has, for years, been referred to as “the showcase of the immortals.” What started out as just the biggest wrestling show of the WWE year has become a cultural phenomenon that attracts fans and viewers from all over the world. Diehard fans and WWE viewers plan trips and vacations around WrestleMania weekend, which includes all kinds of wrestling events that are presented by multiple companies. In a perfect world for those who attend the show, the best WWE matches of each year would occur at editions of WrestleMania.
That, as followers of the industry know, as often not been the case. Yes, all-time greats such as the Undertaker and Shawn Michaels repeatedly produced memorable WrestleMania moments that will live on so long as highlights of former shows are aired on WWE programming and on the WWE Network. For every great WrestleMania match that has taken place over the years, though, there have been some horrible main events that left foul tastes in fans who paid money to watch the show in-person, via pay-per-view or via the WWE Network. You would be better off choosing to not review these contests.
10 WrestleMania 2000: Triple H vs. The Rock vs. Mick Foley vs. Big Show
9 WrestleMania 4: Randy Savage vs. Ted DiBiase
8 WrestleMania 7: Sgt. Slaughter vs. Hulk Hogan
7 WrestleMania 13: Undertaker vs. Sid
6 WrestleMania 11: Lawrence Taylor vs. Bam Bam Bigelow
5 WrestleMania 27: Miz vs. John Cena
4 WrestleMania 25: Triple H vs. Randy Orton
3 WrestleMania 10: Bret Hart vs. Yokozuna
2 WrestleMania 8: Hulk Hogan vs. Sid Justice
1 WrestleMania 9
Everything about the closing sequence of WrestleMania 9 was a letdown for fans and proof that the WWE was about to go through a down period sooner than later. The scheduled main event of Bret Hart versus Yokozuna can't be considered a letdown because fans should have known that they weren't going to get a classic encounter. Yokozuna defeated Hart with the help of manager Mr. Fuji only to then drop the belt to, of all people, Hulk Hogan in an impromptu match, a decision that made the entire championship storyline a waste of time for those who followed it. Never go this route again, WWE.
Sources: http://blog.siriusxm.com/2013/12/03/the-miz-i-dont-remember-wrestlemania-after-concussion/, http://www.wwe.com/shows/wrestlemania/history
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