If you are rapidly approaching thirty, or older, then seeing Shawn Michaels toss former Rockers partner Marty Jannetty through Brutus Beefcake's barber shop window was a watershed moment for your wrestling fandom.
Heck, there's even a wrestling t-shirt website named after the moment.
When "The Heartbreak Kid" committed this act, he fractured one of the most popular tag teams in WWE, but also catapulted himself into singles stardom.
Personal demons would prevent Jannetty from doing the same, however.
He was released following Michaels' betrayal only to return at the 1993 Royal Rumble to challenge his old partner. He was once again let go, but given a third chance -- on this date -- during an episode of RAW.
Michaels was inside the squared circle, gloating and talking himself up to be the greatest wrestler in WWE. He even issued an open challenge which was answered by...
Well, you can see for yourself right here:
This article was originally written and posted by Sergio Hernandez for Cageside Seats on May 15, 2012. We thank him for his contributions.
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17 May 2012
- WWE NXT stage set up and spoilers for tapings at Full Sail University tonight (May 17) in Florida by Geno Mrosko May 17, 2012 10:00 PM CDT - 9 comments
- Ric Flair misses TNA Impact tapings, daughter Ashley signs with WWE by Keith Harris May 17, 2012 8:56 PM CDT - 5 comments
- ROH sends a cease and desist letter to their former booker Gabe Sapolsky by Keith Harris May 17, 2012 8:06 PM CDT - 2 comments
- TNA announces Hulk Hogan's daughter, Brooke, will be in charge of Knockouts division starting May 31 by Sergio Hernandez May 17, 2012 7:23 PM CDT - 39 comments
- TNA announces Impact Wrestling moving to live format starting May 31 by Geno Mrosko May 17, 2012 6:12 PM CDT - 15 comments
- Video: WWE Superstars for May 17, 2012, featuring The Usos vs Jack Swagger and Dolph Ziggler
- by Sergio Hernandez May 17, 2012 5:48 PM CDT - 3 comments
- WWE Monday Night Raw to be 3 hour show starting July 23, 2012 by Geno Mrosko May 17, 2012 3:47 PM CDT - 110 comments
- The Rock makes Forbes 100 most powerful celebrities list by Geno Mrosko May 17, 2012 2:51 PM CDT - 6 comments
- Jim Ross confirmed as announcer for NXT tapings tonight (May 17) at Full Sail University by Geno Mrosko May 17, 2012 2:12 PM CDT - 3 comments
- CM Punk title match at WWE Over the Limit more than Daniel Bryan ever dreamed of by Geno Mrosko May 17, 2012 12:59 PM CDT - 10 comments
- On This Date in WWE History: Marty Jannetty returns to Raw and defeats former parter Shawn Michaels by Sergio Hernandez May 17, 2012 9:07 AM CDT - 7 comments
- Video: WWE NXT from May 16, 2012, featuring the final show before the move to Florida by Geno Mrosko May 17, 2012 7:00 AM CDT - 4 comments
17 May 2011
Hulk Hogan blames Spike TV for TNA's lack of PPV business, may wrestle again by Keith Harris May 17, 2011 9:13 PM CDT - 3 comments
Kurt Angle says Jeff Hardy is a month sober, was intoxicated at TNA PPV by bix May 17, 2011 7:36 PM CDT
Demetrious Johnson Discusses his Upcoming Fight Against Miguel Torres, and...Tetris? by Kevin Haggerty May 17, 2011 6:57 PM CDT
Ontario commission reply Re: UFC 129 raises more questions than answers by bix May 17, 2011 4:42 PM CDT - 2 comments
[UFC 131] Shane Carwin speaks on Paul Heyman producing his interviews by bix May 17, 2011 2:38 PM CDT
CM Punk talks about WWE Wrestlemania 27, getting cheered, & more by bix May 17, 2011 1:41 PM CDT - 3 comments
Sengoku Veteran Maximo Blanco Signs with Strikeforce by Kevin Haggerty May 17, 2011 10:41 AM CDT
17 May 2010
Music Monday: Terry Funk is a great Texan, hates school by bix May 17, 2010 8:19 PM CDT