Top 10 WWE Matches with the Highest Stakes

Matches in WWE with high stakes on the line either a career, a championship or the fate of a company.

The Top Ten WWE Matches with the Highest Stakes

1 Team WWE (The Rock, Chris Jericho, Bigshow, Kane & Undertaker) vs Team Alliance (Stone Cold, Kurt Angle, Rob Van Dam, Booker T & Shane McMahon) - Survivor Series 2001

Build as Winner takes all with the winning team stays in business. - egnomac

2 Ric Flair vs Shawn Michaels - Wrestlemania XXIV

A match in which if Flair lost he would have to retire Michaels had an opportunity to end the match early but hesitated almost costing him the match eventually Michael's did what he had to do and super kick Flair into retirement. - egnomac

3 Shawn Michaels vs Undertaker - WrestleMania XXVI

Ironically Two years earlier Michaels retired Flair this time it was Michaels career that was on the line as he faced off with The Undertaker determined to end the streak even if it meant putting his career on the line. - egnomac

4 CM Punk vs John Cena - Money in the Bank 2011

Leading up to this CM Punk announced that he would be leaving WWE and planned to take the WWE title with him after voicing his displeasure with the company Mr. McMahon gave Cena an ultimatum either reatain the title or be fired come match time McMahon attempted another screwjob Cena stopped it resulting in losing to Punk. - egnomac

5 Stone Cold's Team(Shawn Michaels, Booker T, Rob Van Dam, D-Von & Bubba Ray Dudley) vs Team Bischoff (Randy Orton, Scott Steiner, Christian, Chris Jericho & Mark Henry) - Survivor Series 2003

If Stone Cold's team won he could whoop A@# any time he wanted if Srone Cold's team loses than he would no longer be co GM things started smoothly for Austin but was put in enormous jeopardy when it was down to Shawn Michaels against Chris Jericho, Christian & Randy Orton Michaels managed to eliminate Christian and Jericho despite being badly injured it got down to Shawn Michaels and Randy Orton despite his best effort Orton scored the win with help from Evolution member Batista meaning Austin's career was over. - egnomac

6 1992 Royal Rumble Match - Royal Rumble 1992

For the first time in history 30 challengers competed in The Royal Rumble match with the winner taking home the vacant WWE Championship, Ric Flair drew #3 and outlasted all 29 other guys to claim the title. - egnomac

7 Chris Jericho vs John Cena (Your Fired Match) - Raw August 22, 2005
8 Matt Hardy vs Edge (Loser Leaves RAW Ladder Match) - RAW October 3, 2005

In order to end their feud once and for all Edge and Hardy faced off for Edge's Money in the Bank briefcase with the loser leaving RAW, Hardy nearly had the win until Lita and Edge double teamed him causing him to fall from the ladder then wrapped his arms in the ropes while Lita held him in place while Edge grabbed the briefcase winning the match and ousting Matt Hardy from RAW. - egnomac

9 Triple H vs Cactus Jack (Hell in a Cell Match) - No Way Out 2000
10 Brock Lesnar vs Undertaker - Wrestlemania 30

At this point Brock Lesnar was built to be an unstoppable beast Undertaker's undefeated streak was in serious jeopardy Undertaker did his best but was clearly outmatched by the beast as Lesnar hit the F5 to cement himself as the man who ended the Undertaker's undefeated streak. - egnomac

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