Review: WWE Network’s 100 Best Matches To See Before You Die: #16 Bret Hart vs. Owen Hart (WWE Wrestlemania X)

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(Here’s the link for the match on the WWE Network: http://network.wwe.com/video/v31355189?contextType=wwe-show&contextId=wrestlemania&contentId=67740536&watchlistAltButtonContext=series )

Is there a finer WrestleMania opening bout than Bret Hart vs Owen Hart from WrestleMania X? The only match that comes close is Daniel Bryan vs Triple H from ‘Mania XXX. But the quality on show here from the two Canadian brothers is unparalleled. I’d be tempted to put this one into my personal Top 10 WWE matches of all time. Yes, it’s that damn good! The brothers takes each other to the limit, and show the crowd what real wrestling is all about. Bret continued to prove that he was one of the best, and Owen proved that he was a big time player. Continue reading

Review: WWE Network’s 100 Best Matches To See Before You Die: #19 Razor Ramon vs. Shawn Michaels (WWE Intercontinental Title, Ladder Match, WWE Wrestlemania X)

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(Here’s the link for the match on the WWE Network: http://network.wwe.com/video/v31355189?contextType=wwe-show&contextId=wrestlemania&contentId=67740536&watchlistAltButtonContext=series )

I’ve said this plenty of times before, and I’ll say it again: the original is more often than not the best. On the Best 100…List, we’ve had the original Elimination Chamber match, the original Hell in a Cell, the original Money in the Bank Ladder match. And now we come to the inaugural Ladder match. Well, okay, Bret Hart and Shawn Michaels did have an non-PPV Ladder match before this one, but that doesn’t really count. Can a Ladder match that’s over twenty years old be the best one? According to the 100 Best Matches…List, yes, it is the best (of course, there are TLC matches further up the List, but they are a different kettle of fish!). And I agree. Continue reading