Marian takes a look back at the Top 5 matches from 2010 – 2020 in WWE! Did your favorite top the list?
There have been way too many Raw matches to count, but we’re here to sort through and present the top 5 between 2010 and 2020.
Handpicking Just 5 Isn’t an Easy Task
The universe of WWE has been spoiled by the riches of amazing wrestling matches. While the industry likes to focus on the entertainment aspect, the main core that attracts people is the wrestling.
Between 2010 and 2020 has brought the most talented roster and unforgettable, quality matches.
5. Daniel Bryan Vs John Cena (WWE SummerSlam 2013)
Despite people having opinions on John Cena’s ability to wrestle. The match started out slow and boos from the audible chanted,” You can’t wrestle!” Silence filled the crowd when Cena began to use his size and punish Daniel Bryan. Bryan was fired up and both wrestlers gave a masterpiece fight.
Despite the recent elbow injury, which he kept close to his body. John Cena did a fantastic job in the technical department, showing off mew moves against his match. Granting victory to Daniel Bryan as his Yes! lock block Cena’s ability to fighting. These two men responded to each kick and punch.
Daniel Bryan had been expected to be victorious, and he was granted the title. Using the Triple H, he pinned Cena and a WWE champion was born.
4. The Usos Vs New Day (WWE Hell In A Cell 2017)
This match between New Day and The Usos feud was fed into the steel structure.
The Usos defeated New Day on Sunday night at Hell in a Cell and became the SmackDown tag team champions for the third time. Neutralizing Big E with the Double Uce, Xavier Woods was able to break up the pinball attempt. Woods fought valiantly to continue in the match, but the Usos pelted him with kendo stick blows and allowed him to regain the tag titles. The expectations for this match was insanely high for it was said to be the final chapter of the epic rivalry.
The five men created some amazingly innovative spots that had never been seen before inside Hell in a Cell. With the real hate, yet respect for each other, you could sense how much each team wanted to win. Despite their match not being a classic tag team, WWE was able to rush this feeding feud right into the core of the steel structure.
3. Brock Lesnar Vs John Cena Vs Seth Rollins (WWE Royal Rumble 2015)
Despite being forced to face two of the top Superstars WWE has offered at the Royal Rumble, Brock Lesnar retained the WWE World Heavyweight Championship Sunday night. The match was pure chaos and in the best way to battle for the title.
Lesner being the favorite, he threw his weight around, fully dominating with high power moves. However, with Cena and Rollins there, we know there is plenty of offense that balances the match.
The match build perfect with a stunning finish. Rollins had put Lesner through the announce table, which made it seem like he was out of the match. Yet, he stumbled his way, paving victory at the last second in the thrilling finish.
2. John Cena Vs CM Punk (WWE Money In the Bank 2011)
There is no need for wrestling master-classes to create unforgettable matches, and this fight proved it. With the sports high standard, the core focus on the story and the emotion involved that made it a classic.
In Chicago, this was one of the greatest crowds of the decade. The crowd was supporting CM punk, despite the promise he made to quit the company. The two men played out the story, hitting every detail and perfected the tension. With Vince McMahon trying to get involved with Cena, Cena’s refusal lead to Punk’s victory.
1. The Undertaker Vs Shawn Michaels (WWE WrestleMania 26)
Being a WWE fan, this was a lifetime phenomenon and one aphrodisiac experience. The WWE has given us countless memorable moments.
The Undertaker and Shawn Micheals put on a spectacle, The Streak Vs the Career, was truly that brought two legends. For 25 minutes, both brought an A+ to their performance. Finisher after finisher and move after move, the suspense in this story reached a climax that left the fans waiting in anticipation. This match felt as if it was never going to end with emotions rising high. This duo brought in their in-ring chemistry. While this created a massively emotional moment with Michael’s retirement, it will go down in history.