Do You Know Which Wrestling Star Won These Famous Fights?


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This quiz is about to clobber you. Are you a serious wrestling fan? Well, we're about to test your knowledge of the most famous matches of all time. Be afraid, be very afraid.

The Undertaker vs. Shawn Michaels: The 25th Anniversary of WrestleMania

The Undertaker killed it. It's impossible to wrestle a perfect match, but this was close.

Bret Hart vs. "Stone Cold" Steve Austin – Submission Match: WrestleMania 13

Bret Hart was the victor in the WrestleMania 13 match. However, even if you weren't an Austin fan before, you became one after that match.

Randy Savage vs. Ricky Steamboat – Intercontinental Championship Match: WrestleMania III

"Macho Man" Randy Savage surprised everyone with this match. It changed the course of his career, to say the least.

Ricky Steamboat vs. Ric Flair – NWA World Heavyweight Championship 2-out-of-3 Falls Match

This extra-long match was quite exciting to watch, and Steamboat won in the end. This was perhaps the most famous match from 1989.

Eddie Guerrero vs. Rey Mysterio – Cruiserweight Championship Mask vs. Title Match: Halloween Havoc 1997

Mysterio was an amazing lucha fighter and icon. He gave Guerrero a run for his money in this match.

The Ultimate Warrior vs. Randy Savage – Retirement Match: WrestleMania VII

The Ultimate Warrior took a lot of elbows in this match, but he was still able to pin Savage. Do you remember Miss Elizabeth?

Bret Hart vs. The British Bulldog – Intercontinental Championship Match: SummerSlam 1992

The British Bulldog seriously dominated this match. Bret Hart regretted flying all the way to London.

The Dudley Boyz & The Hardy Boyz vs. Edge & Christian – World Tag Team Championship TLC Match: WrestleMania 17

Edge & Christian managed to win this 9-way affair. But none of us will ever be able to forget this stunning match.

John Cena vs. CM Punk – WWE Championship Match: Money in the Bank 2011

CM Punk left the Second City victorious on this one. Most people thought that Cena would dominate.

Bret Hart vs. Shawn Michaels – WWE Championship 60-Minute WWE Iron Man Match: WrestleMania XII

Shawn Michaels reigned supreme on this one. But HBK and Bret Hart would duke it out again in the future.

Ric Flair vs. Ricky Steamboat – NWA World Heavyweight Championship Match: Chi-Town Rumble

Steamboat pinned Flair with a small package to win the title. The match took place in 1989.

The Rock vs. "Stone Cold" Steve Austin – WWE Championship No Disqualification Match: WrestleMania X-Seven

The Rock isn't as powerful as he thought that he was. You have to give it to "Stone Cold" Steve Austin on this one.

The Undertaker vs. Shawn Michaels – No Disqualification Streak vs. Career Match: WrestleMania XXVI

The Undertaker took it in WrestleMania XXVI. This match took place in 2010.

Shawn Michaels vs. Kurt Angle: WrestleMania 21

Kurt Angle just wanted it too bad in this one. But that being said, there was a lot of mutual respect between this guys in hindsight.

John Cena vs. Brock Lesnar – Extreme Rules Match: Extreme Rules 2012

Cena literally got his head bashed in, but he still managed to win this match. Cena and Lesner have a remarkable wrestling history with one another.

Bret Hart vs. Owen Hart: WrestleMania X

Oh, sibling rivalry. This was an amazing match, and Owen managed to take his brother down in a serious way.

Ricky Steamboat vs. Ric Flair – NWA World Heavyweight Championship Match: WrestleWar 1989: Music City Showdown

The Nature Boy took it. But it wasn't until the very end of the match that he was able to come out on top.

Mr. Perfect vs. Bret Hart – Intercontinental Championship Match: SummerSlam 1991

Mr. Perfect wasn't so perfect after all. Bret Hart managed to win this match right at the bitter end.

Razor Ramon vs. Shawn Michaels – Intercontinental Championship Ladder Match: WrestleMania X

This was an iconic win for Razor Ramon. Many wrestling fans consider this match to be unforgettable.

Ric Flair vs. Terry Funk – "I Quit" Match: Clash of the Champions IX: New York Knockout, Nov. 15, 1989

In the end, Flair took this one and Funk quit. Flair gave Terry Funk the option to quit before the match began.

Randy Orton vs. Cactus Jack – Intercontinental Championship Hardcore Match: Backlash 2004

This was a huge win for Randy Orton. In fact, he says that it's one of his favorite matches of all time.

The Undertaker vs. Triple H – No Holds Barred Match: WrestleMania XXVII

The Deadman inevitably won this one. But for sure, Triple H put up a great fight.

Ric Flair vs. "Macho Man" Randy Savage – WWE Championship Match: WrestleMania VIII

Savage beat Flair to a bloody pulp in this one. And Mr. Perfect was ringside to see it all.

Chris Jericho vs. Shawn Michaels – World Heavyweight Championship Ladder Match: No Mercy 2008

And there you have it. Shawn said, "The greatest thing about that rivalry is that each week it changed, because there was no destination in sight, and one of the things that got added to it as the rivalry was progressing was Chris getting white-hot and winning the World Championship. It really wasn’t a rivalry about who was better. It was about which way the pendulum happened to swing on that particular day."

Triple H vs. Cactus Jack – WWE Championship Street Fight: Royal Rumble 2000

Triple H really stepped up his game in this one. Their rivalry endured in a spectacular way.

Ric Flair vs. Sting – NWA World Heavyweight Championship Match: Clash of the Champions I, March 27, 1988

Sting was a serious upstart, but Ric Flair defended his title, since the fight was declared a draw. It was a match made in heaven.

CM Punk vs. Brock Lesnar – No Disqualification Match: SummerSlam 2013

The Beast Incarnate won this epic battle. But CM Punk put up a glorious fight.

Edge & Christian vs. The New Brood (The Hardy Boyz) – Ladder Match: No Mercy 1999

The Hardy Boyz, Jeff and Matt, claimed victory at this match. However, all four fighters received a standing ovation at the end.

Tully Blanchard vs. Magnum T.A. – United States Championship "I Quit" Steel Cage Match: Starrcade 1985

Not only did Magnum T.A. win, but he also forced Blanchard to quit. That's no easy task, for sure.

Rob Van Dam vs. Jerry Lynn – ECW Television Championship Match: Hardcore Heaven 1999

Mr. Pay-Per-View took it on this match. It ended with a glorious soaring Five-Star Frog Splash.

Sting’s Squadron vs. The Dangerous Alliance – WarGames: WrestleWar 1992

Sting's beloved Squadron managed to annihilate The Dangerous Alliance. Aren't you glad you weren't in that cage?

Edge vs. John Cena – WWE Championship TLC Match: Unforgiven 2006

John Cena "The Champ" gave Edge a run for his money. He reclaimed his throne with a great deal of force.

Jushin Thunder Liger vs. Brian Pillman – WCW Light Heavyweight Championship Match: SuperBrawl II

"Flying Brian" was the challenger in this match, and ultimately he won. But you must admit, they were kicking a** on both sides.

Cactus Jack vs. Big Van Vader – Texas Death Match: Halloween Havoc 1993

Vader won this match with a tremendous pin. But there was nothing like watching these two monsters go after one another.

Mr. Perfect vs. Ric Flair – Loser Leaves Town Match: Raw, Jan. 25, 1993

Sorry, Ric Flair. Mr. Perfect managed to dominate in this match, and Ric Flair truly became the loser that leaves town.

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