A Review: G-1 Climax 27

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“It’s cool, but I’m more into the Japanese stuff”

It’s a very hipster thing to say in wrestling circles. The WWE represents corporate America. The Wal-Mart of professional wrestling (ahem, sorry, sports entertainment). It’s designed to appeal to everyone and not really ruffle any feathers. It’s a publicly traded company, after all. So die-hard wrestling fans that grew up during the Monday Night Wars era of competition started to look elsewhere for a more hard-hitting, realistic product.

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Top Ten Wrestlemania Matches of All Time

It’s time for the grandaddy of ’em all. Or fine, whatever, THE ULTIMATE THRILLRIDE (that just felt dirty to type). On the morning before Wrestlemania, I thought I’d share Lunch Mod’s first Top Ten list, fittingly, the Top Ten Wrestlemania matches of all time.

Admittedly, this was a little tougher than I thought. The cut down to 20 was relatively easy, as was trimming another five matches off the list. Going from 15 to ten, however, that was brutal. Sadly, you’re not going to read about the war for the Intercontinental title from Wrestlemania V, pitting newly minted Hall of Famer, Ravishing Rick Rude against the Ultimate Warrior. You won’t see my favorite recent Wrestlemania match, Triple H vs Daniel Bryan, from Wrestlemania 30 on this list either. No Hogan/Warrior, no Undertaker/Edge, and possibly controversially, no Iron Match from Wrestlemania 12 (it’s great, but it’s sooooo long, you guys).

The following are the Top Ten Wrestlemania matches of all time, as told by me. You can check out these matches and many, many more on the WWE Network. It’s pretty great. So as a reminder, this is super subjective and not reliable in the least. Carry on.

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