5 Best Matches in Wrestlemania History

Check out the 5 matches in the history of WWE's biggest pay-per-view Wrestlemania. The list contains your favourite WWE superstars.

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WrestleMania remains WWE's greatest annual event, representing the apex of professional wrestling. Since 1985, it has brought together prominent WWE Superstars in much-anticipated contests, which feature championship battles and historic rivalries. WrestleMania is renowned for its magnitude, spectacle, as well as larger-than-life events, which captivated millions of fans around the globe.

With lavish setups, celebrity looks, and spectacular performances, WrestleMania has transcended sports entertainment to become a cultural phenomenon. In addition to this, it is also the ultimate stage for WWE to captivate, inspire, as well as leave a lasting impression on fans around the world. Moreover, there have been various matches in the history of the event which have gardened such major attention.

Here are the 5 best matches in Wrestlemania history:

5. Daniel Bryan vs Batista vs Randy Orton- WrestleMania 30

Daniel Bryan vs. Batista vs. Randy Orton (Source: WWE)
Daniel Bryan vs. Batista vs. Randy Orton (Source: WWE)

It is arguably one of the most memorable WrestleMania matches of the past decade featuring Daniel Bryan's triumphant ascent to the WWE World Heavyweight Championship. Initially overcoming Triple H in the opening bout, Bryan secured his place in the main event against former Evolution teammates.

In a thrilling climax, Bryan forces Batista to submit to the Yes! Lock, solidifying his historic victory. This match continues to be widely regarded as one of the greatest title triumphs in WWE lore, resonating as a defining moment in wrestling history.

4. Shawn Michaels vs Razor Ramon- WrestleMania 10

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Shawn Michaels vs Razor Ramon (Source: WWE).jpg

The first ladder match, involving HBK as well as Razor, is considered one of the most significant matches in WWE history. Regardless of their off-screen friendship, they fought hard for the Intercontinental championship, which was put on hold above the ring. Their inventive usage of the ladder established a new standard, encouraging future generations.

Ultimately, Razor won the thrilling contest. Moreover, HBK's aerial assault from the ladder is still a classic WrestleMania moment, symbolizing the match's prominence in wrestling history.

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3. Shawn Michaels vs The Undertaker- WrestleMania 26

The Undertaker vs. Shawn Michaels (Source: WWE)
The Undertaker vs. Shawn Michaels (Source: WWE)

This match, commonly regarded as the sequel to WrestleMania 25, is a rare case in which the sequel outperforms the original in both entertainment and sports. The lead-up was incredible, with Michaels jeopardizing his career to break The Undertaker's streak. It properly dominated the show and remains the apex of both wrestlers' careers, highlighting Michaels' unusual decision to quit at his peak. Regardless of Michaels' stubbornness, The Undertaker emerged triumphant in a brutal encounter, forcing Michaels to retire on his terms.

2. The Rock vs Hulk Hogan- WrestleMania 18

The Rock vs Huld Hogan (Source: WWE)

It was one of the most important events of its era. At WrestleMania 18, The Rock, then nearly 30, met Hogan, who was two decades his senior and not recognized for his technical prowess. However, their entrances and passionate stare-downs alone may have attracted millions. Both guys originated star power, cementing their reputations as some of the most magnetic performers of all time. The Rock won the "Icon vs Icon" match, extending his strong WrestleMania resume, which includes victories over Stone Cold and John Cena.

1. Stone Cold Steve Austin- WrestleMania 17

Steve Austin vs. The Rock, WrestleMania X-Seven (Source: WWE)
Steve Austin vs. The Rock, WrestleMania X-Seven (Source: WWE)

Like the contest previously described, this match featured a star-studded match between two of the biggest icons of the Attitude Era. Many see it as the pinnacle of that era along with the highlight of WrestleMania. The contest between the two wrestlers for WWE supremacy felt like the centre of the universe of professional wrestling.

Moreover, the match itself was a legendary demonstration of in-ring skill, as well as the promo film is considered one of the greatest in WWE history. One of the most contentious endings in wrestling history is the one in which Stone Cold changed his character to a heel to support Vince McMahon. Even with the result, this match is still regarded as one of the most memorable in WrestleMania history.