Top Ten Greatest WWE/WWF Matches of All Time

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The Top Ten

1
Shawn Michaels vs Undertaker (WrestleMania 25)
Yes truly the best match ever
Undertaker and hbk 2 of the greatest superstars.2 back to back wrestlemania matches and that to the best ever
Best match ever... Just hope HBK would have won...
THe match is the most memorable match of all time...
just can't forget it
[Newest]Most emotional match in WWE history
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2Stone Cold vs The Rock (Wrestlemania 17 2001)
I think that the rock would win that one but he lost due to interruption of mr mcmahon
Incredible match, they fought non-stop for 30 minutes and lived up to the hype.
We saw both men steal each others finishers and bust each open.
Vince McMahon helping stone cold Steve Austin was one of the biggest shocks in wwe history.
It ws a great mtch... People champ the rock dwane johnson played too well but lose due to mcmahn... Stone cold steve austin also played well...
[Newest]Two massive bald men who both use the people's elbow, I'm sold! Disclaimer: I know the Rock is not bald at this point but there you go.

3Triple H vs Undertaker Hell In A Cell (Wrestlemania 28)
This is the best match ever. Hell in a cell match between two of the best ever (Undertaker and Triple H) and with Shawn Michaels as guest referee. All that in the Greatest Stage of Them All, Wrestlemania.

In that situation, it is difficult to be as good as expected, but that match was incredible, with both men giving all the had, resisting much more than anyone had ever resisted (even a Sweet Chin Music and a Pedigree), ending with a tombstone and the 20-0 streak by the Undertaker. I don't think this match can be surpassed.
Really... The fact that miz vs cena is on this list let alone before any match between h and undertaker is insane. This match was amazing, and better than their match at 27, but that was great too. Its even better than rock vs cena
Greatest Match I've ever seen! End of an Era, two legends of the greatest era of the WWE against each other. Rock/Cena was "Once in a Lifetime"? Triple H vs. Undertaker Hell in a Cell WM 28 was truly "Once in a Liftetime"! Shawn Michaels as referee made it even better! Probably the greatest Story ever told in the Ring. Great show of respect After the Match. Three of the Greatest of All Time!
[Newest]Combo offer in a ring with three superstars;the phenom with his phenomenal action;the triple h with his buddy HBK-the show stopper really made this match the best forever

4The Undertaker vs Mankind - Hell in a Cell (King of the Ring 1998)
HE KILLED HIM! BY GOD HE IS BROKEN IN HALF. -Jim Ross

Add that to Terry Funk and Mankind's tooth going through his nose, best match ever.
Simply put, this is far and away the greatest match of both wrestlers careers. They joined together and fed off of each others bumps the entire match and gave the fans a once in a lifetime, greatest match in the history of ALL professional wrestling. This was the GREATEST MATCH EVER SEEN, and no disrespect to all of the other greats of wrestling but these two men put on the greatest wrestling show the world has ever seen. We should give a special shout out to HOF Jimmy "Superfly" Snuka for inspiring a young Mick Foley at MSG or this match may have never taken place. Greatness seems to inspire greatness, in 20 years from now perhaps we will be blessed to witness another stunning match from a new young wrestler that was sitting in the crowd being inspired by The Greatest Wresting Match of All-Time by far, Mick Foley vs. The Undertaker - Hell in a Cell (King of the Ring 1998). Gentlemen, if I knew how to give you a standing ovation in place of this vote I would certainly do it. This match has stood the test of time, being this is the 15th anniversary of that match! Perhaps WWE and Vince McMahon should throw an anniversary party for Mick and Taker? Sounds like a Monday Night Anniversary Raw Party to me!
This was not wrestling! This was pure awesomeness! Mankind was really injured in this match, but he came back twice to kick Taker's ass! He got thrown from the top of the cage twice! One of the greatest match ever with two of the best legends of wrestling! Mankind/Mick Foley, the hardcore god and the Undertaker, the greatest with his 20-0 Wrestlemania streak!

You absolutely need to vote for this if you are a true wrestling fan!
[Newest]Why is this not #1? It was truly amazing how mankind was practically dead, but was still fighting

5CM Punk vs John Cena (Money In the Bank 2011)
Yeah I agree with you man this match was AMAZING I never thought I would see a match like this in these days... But here it is... But why is it in number 17 are you kidding' me this match was way better than the triple h vs undertaker match it really should be in the top ten
COME ON!... This match is the first to be a 5 star match in almost 10 years it should be at least in the top ten... Both guys were great and they were bringing every thing out of thier pocket
The only match I've ever watched that made me scream at the television. The outcome could not be predicted by anyone. The crowd, the love for Punk and the hatred for Cena. The ending was classic, not a single error by either men, perfect match. In my mind best match ever.
[Newest]I never, ever saw Punk winning that match, and no one can say they did.
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6Bret Hart vs Steve Austin - Submission Match (Wrestlemania 13 1997)
Best match in the history of Wrestlemania and one of the best stories in the history of wrestling. Wrestlemania 13 is easily one of the worst Wrestlemanias ever, but is saved from being the worst by this match alone.
Austin managed to turned face by losing the match! That is an unheard of accomplishment earned IN the ring.
The best matches are where there is clearly some sort of rift between the two individuals. Steve Austin represented everything the WWE was about to become with the Attitude era and Bret Hart was the heart of the early 90's WWF, and really didn't like where the company was headed. The ending is amazing.
[Newest]Never saw that match.

7Undertaker vs Shawn Michaels (Wrestlemania 26)
The best match ever it was emotional and made a huge impact on the WWE it was the end of Shawn's Career.
This mach is the best mach in wwe history
Yes it was the greatest match of all time Shawn Michaels is the best WWE legendary superstar of all time
[Newest]I love all the other matches that are on here but this one is by far the best

8HHH vs Kurt angel vs Rickishi vs The Rock vs The Undertaker vs Steve Austin - Hell in a Cell (Armageddon 2000)
Outstanding match, 6 superstars all fighting for the title, we could also see how the match took a toll on these wrestlers, as they went from the ring to outside to the top and back in, this match was one to watch
Best hell in a cell match ever! Itfeatures the greatest superstars, including the Hell in a cell match legends Undertaker and Triple H. A it also was one of a kind match, which was never seen before.
There are the real fighters
[Newest]What is that fat man doing in the ring with such great players

9Bret Hart vs Shawn Michaels - Ironman Match Wrestlemania 12
How the hell is this rated so low. The best 2 all around wrestlers probably ever (arguably we'll say) in their primes going at it for an hour with very little breaks in the action or resting periods at all. Then they are made to continue after the hour? Absolutely insane amount of wrestling skill in this bout plus it was Michael's "boyhood dream come true." This to me is far and away the greatest thing the WWE has ever had period and the fact that its rated 14th to me is a joke.
Bret "HitMan" Hart and Shawn Michaels. The very best wrestler of all time. Put them together equals the greatest match of all time. Someting is wrong with the ranking. In terms of technical wrestling, you got em all there. In terms of entertainment and quality, it's there too. Fans today don't really get the science of quality matches, most of them focuses on the drama. Sure, the plot of this match was fulfilling the "childhood dream" but digging through the details of the match makes the whole theme a bonus. One hour (even more) match nothing more to ask for especially from the excellence of execution and the greatest in-ring performer of all time.
That match was exhausting,
The very first ironman match in history

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[Newest]2 very good athletes

10Edge vs John Cena - TLC (Unforgiven 2006)
The champ is here
John cena undefeted retain era starts from here 2006-2007 a undefeted rain of name john cena prevailed
Truly the best match in wwe of all time. Truly awesome
[Newest]Edge is the best tlc performer that has ever lived

The Contenders

11The Rock vs Steve Austin (Wrestlemania XIX 2003)
The only time the rock beat steve Austin at wrestlemania
One of the best rivalries
It took 3 rock bottoms, 2 spinbusters, and 2 people's elbows to put stone cold away!

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The Rock so dominance to his long life rivalry Stone Cold Steve Austin... EPIC!
Without interference. A match between two important person but not take much time.
[Newest]Tell steve Austin to borrow some hairs from the sucker edge?

12Brock Lesnar vs Undertaker - Hell In a Cell
The youngest WWE champion wins this Match means Brock Lesnar not The Undertaker

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So much blood!
My favourite hell in a cell match ever!
The only time the undertaker got beat in a cell in a cell match

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He lost in the very first hell in a cell match ever when Kane debuted
That was an unbelieveable match that I had ever seen
[Newest]I think brock lesner is the best player forever in WWE

13The Rock vs John Cena (Wrestlemania 28)
Rock is the greatest of all time he is the peoples champion truly this is the greatest match of all time
I mean come on it was the match of the century
In yhat match I hoped john cena would have won
[Newest]It's a message to the rock: go and do films. WWE is not your place anymore.

14Randy Savage vs Ricky Steamboat (Intercontinental Championship Wrestlemania 3)
I go back occasionally and watch this match because it set the bar for what all matches should be. No gimmicks. Perfect pacing. Great sequences. Huge venue. Flawless execution. Plus, it was called by Jesse Ventura, whose play-by-play matched the work of the guys in the ring.

Brock Lesnar will never be part of a match like this.
I'm a big Attitude Era fan but this match (despite the cheap ending) is what I consider the best and most clean match ever. Anybody that doesn't respect pro wrestling has to watch this match!
This should be number one by miles, I can tell its mostly kids that vote on this. Matches before the attitude era and beyond don't count.
[Newest]One of the greatest matches I ever seen, and never forget.

15Triple H vs The Undertaker (Wrestlemania 27)
This is The best Match because the undertaker had 3 pedigree from H and nearly 20 chair shots to the undertaker and then tombstone by H but the dead man refuse to lose at wrestlemaina. The undertaker could not move but he won unbleavly then after the match H walked away but the undertaker who won could not stand on his on feet but he won. The undertaker won the battle and H won the war. It is better than any undertaker match because the undertaker reached his limit and the first time ever the undertaker on the stretcher but he won. That's why this is the BEST match than any other match in history. Please move is to number 1 in the list
I think this should be number nine. It was way better
Than Wrestlemania 28. It would of been epic if
They went on top of the cell.
I got goose bumps on seeing this match...best match ever
[Newest]One of the best match you will ever see!

16Undertaker vs Shawn Michaels Hell in a Cell (Bad Blood 1997)
I just can not see how this match, one that many fans and critics alike rate at 5 or near 5 stars is not on this list. This match has arguably the best storytelling in a wrestling match, yet not only is it not in the top 55 purely wwe matches, but one of the worst wrestlemania main events of all time in the Miz vs John Cena makes it. That match was terrible, it had no importance to the wwe, and it was just a lazy effort by both men with a dead crowd
I loved this match and the demon kane debuted to awesome finish

17Brock Lesnar vs CM Punk - No DQ Summerslam 2013
The Best vs The Beast
This was the best match ever. I really loved this match. I loved the part when Punk did an elbow drop using a steel chair. The match ended with a crazy F5 on the steel chair. Best match of 2013 and one of the best matches of all time.
If there was no Heyman... You know who was the Champion
[Newest]The best vs the beast was the best match

18Hulk Hogan vs Andre the Giant - Single Match (Wrestlemania 3 1987)
Hulk hogan is best for ever
"The Passing of the Torch"; Andre's serious medical issues prevented him from continuing his career.
He was in severe pain throughout the match, and was only slammed because he wanted to be.
Andre picked Hogan as his successor, and knew that only something definitive like this would be accepted by the fans.
RIP big guy.
The most defining slam of all time
[Newest]Andre the giant is really the greatest of all time.

19John Cena vs Shawn Michaels (Raw 2007)
A fantastic fight between two of the best in the business. Just a shame it was a non-title match because shawn michaels would have become the champion
The match was way better than their wrestle mania match
The new comer John Cena and the experienced shawn Michaels. U betcha.

20Undertaker vs CM Punk (Wrestlemania 29)
An amazing match that lived up to everybody's expectations! Undertaker and Punk gave their all in that match and still gave us that 'moment' when we thought that the streak could really end. A piece of art done by these amazing performers.
This match can match up with any other match on this list. CM Punk is one of the best all time in a short span compared to Undertaker and others that wrestled 20 years in WWE. This match had it all you can't argue that. If anything most of this matches are great and are all tied for #1 in my book.
Cm punk proved once again why he is the best in the world.. He carried the undertaker through out the match.. And one thing he never looked afraid infact he was more vicious than the undertaker...
[Newest]What was funny is that CM Punk gave The Undertaker an old school

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