Ranking every WrestleMania main event from worst to best

In this series, we rank each one of the 29 WrestleMania main event matches from the very worst to the very best. We take everything into account when ranking them, including the work during the match, the storyline leading into it, historical value, star power, and everything else you can think of.

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WrestleMania 30 main event ranked among the best

Where does Wrestlemania 30's main event rank among the best in the shows history? Consider this an addendum to the massive 29-part countdown we recently finished. Let's take a look back at how we arrived at Daniel Bryan's wonderful victory. It was a win made possible by a wrestler who never gave up, and the fans who never let him...

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Ranking Mania main events #1: Austin vs. Rock II

Ranking each of the 29 WrestleMania main events from worst to best. Up next is the greatest WrestleMania main event of all time.

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Ranking Mania main events #2: HBK vs. Undertaker

Ranking each of the 29 WrestleMania main events from worst to best. Up next is the emotional payoff to a rivalry over a decade in the making.

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Ranking Mania main events #3: Andre vs. Hogan

Ranking each of the 29 WrestleMania main events from worst to best. Up next is arguably the most legendary main event of all time.

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Ranking Mania main events #4: Hogan vs. Savage

Ranking each of the 29 WrestleMania main events from worst to best. Up next is the passing of the torch...back.

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Ranking Mania main events #5: Benoit v HBK v HHH

Ranking each of the 29 WrestleMania main events from worst to best. Up next is the one we're not allowed to enjoy anymore.

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Ranking Mania main events #6: Warrior vs. Hogan

Ranking each of the 29 WrestleMania main events from worst to best. Up next is epic encounter that pitted the two biggest babyfaces of the era against each other.

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Ranking Mania main events #7: Lesnar vs. Angle

Ranking each of the 29 WrestleMania main events from worst to best. Up next is near-technical masterpiece put together by a man with a broken neck and a man angling to break one of his own...

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Ranking Mania main events #8: HHH vs. John Cena

Ranking each of the 29 WrestleMania main events from worst to best. Up next is John Cena's victory over his fifth straight Attitude Era superstar, cementing himself as the superstar of a new era.

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Ranking Mania main events #9: Stone Cold vs. Rock

Ranking each of the 29 WrestleMania main events from worst to best. Up next is the the first match in one of WrestleMania's greatest rivalries.

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Ranking Mania main events #10: Michaels vs. Hart

Ranking each of the 29 WrestleMania main events from worst to best. Up next is the the match that fulfilled a boyhood dream.

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Ranking Mania main events #11: Rock vs. Cena

Ranking each of the 29 WrestleMania main events from worst to best. Up next is the the match that climaxed a "once in a lifetime" year-long feud...before doing it again the next year.

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Ranking Mania main events #12: Michaels vs. Cena

Ranking each of the 29 WrestleMania main events from worst to best. Up next is the the match that solidified John Cena as this generation's Hulk Hogan.

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Ranking Mania main events #13: Undertaker vs. Edge

Ranking each of the 29 WrestleMania main events from worst to best. Up next is the the last hurrah of the Smackdown brand.

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Ranking Mania main events #14: Austin v Michaels

Ranking each of the 29 WrestleMania main events from worst to best. Up next is the the turning of the page from New Generation to Attitude.

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Ranking Mania main events #15: Batista vs Triple H

Ranking each of the 29 WrestleMania main events from worst to best. Up next is the the win that felt like a bigger deal than it turned out to be.

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Ranking Mania main events #16: Fatal Four Way 2000

Ranking each of the 29 WrestleMania main events from worst to best. Up next is the bloated and overbooked mess of a mainevent that capped off WrestleMania 2000.

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Ranking Mania main events #17: Hart v Yokozuna II

Ranking each of the 29 WrestleMania main events from worst to best. Up next is the big do-over at WrestleMania X.

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Ranking Mania main events #18: Cena vs. Rock II

Ranking each of the 29 WrestleMania main events from worst to best. Up next is the sequel that never reached the level of the original.

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Ranking Mania main events #19: Savage vs. DiBiase

Ranking each of the 29 WrestleMania main events from worst to best. Up next is the match that put the spotlight on two new superstar main-eventers.

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Ranking Mania main events #20: Hogan vs. Piper tag

Ranking each of the 29 WrestleMania main events from worst to best. Up next is the star-studded tag match that launched the showcase of the immortals...

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Ranking Mania main events #21: Y2J vs HHH

Ranking each of the 29 WrestleMania main events from worst to best. Up next is the one that had to follow a classic and couldn't live up to the importance the show should have had.

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Ranking Mania main events #22: Hogan vs. Bundy

Ranking each of the 29 WrestleMania main events from worst to best. Up next is the poor man's WrestleMania III event.

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Ranking Mania main events #23: Randy Orton vs. HHH

Ranking each of the 29 WrestleMania main events from worst to best. Up next is the one that had to follow a classic and never reached its potential.

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Ranking Mania main events #24: Hulk Hogan v Sid

Ranking each of the 29 WrestleMania main events from worst to best. Up next is the one best remembered for what happened after the match...

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Ranking Mania main events #25: John Cena v The Miz

Ranking each of the 29 WrestleMania main events from worst to best. Up next is the one with The Rock...only not.

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Ranking Mania main events #26: Undertaker vs Sid

Ranking each of the 29 WrestleMania main events from worst to best. Up next is the one that was a steaming pile of flaming crap. Feel the heat!

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Ranking Mania main events #27: Hogan vs. Slaughter

Ranking each of the twenty nine WrestleMania main events from worst to best. Up next is the controversial main event that gave sports entertainment an even worse name.

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Ranking Mania main events #28: Hart vs. Yokozuna

Ranking each of the 29 WrestleMania main events from worst to best. Up next is the main event that no one saw coming...and no one wanted to...

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Ranking Mania main events #29: LT vs. Bam Bam

Ranking each of the 29 WrestleMania main events from worst to best. Up first is the top match of arguably the worst WrestleMania of all of the times...

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