89. Rey Mysterio Jr. (c) vs John Cena (WWE Championship match, WWE Raw 2011)

It’s twenty years since the master of rhe 619, Rey Mysterio Jr, debuted in the WWE. In those twenty years, he’s had classic matches against Kurt Angle, Randy Orton, Chris Jericho, Undertaker, Eddie Guerrero, CM Punk, HBK…hell, he even had a cracking bout against Sabu! However, he’s only had two singles matches against another person who celebrates twenty years in the WWE this year…one John Cena! And one of them was for the WWE Championship…

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Review: WWE Network’s 100 Best Matches To See Before You Die: #36 Mr. Perfect vs. Ric Flair (Loser Leaves Town, WWE RAW, January 25, 1993)

(Here’s the link for the match on the WWE Network: http://network.wwe.com/video/v31307261?contextType=wwe-show&contextId=raw_replays&contentId=67079426&watchlistAltButtonContext=series )

Ric Flair vs Mr. Perfect? Doesn’t that scream an instant classic? I had no idea they had fought each other during their respective periods in the WWE. It was a main event during an early 90s WWE Raw. Surely it would be something spectacular? Sadly, not. It’s by no means a bad match, but some casual sloppiness from both wrestlers and a lack of flow to the match harm proceedings. I expected so much more from two of the greatest workers of all time. Continue reading