WWE's Best Matches of The Week: March 3 - March 9, 2014


We round up WWE’s Best Matches of The Week on pay-per-view and on television, with action seen on Raw, SmackDown, Main Event, Superstars, and NXT. We rank them in a top 10 form, and with the amount of matches to chose from, only the very best make the cut.

It's safe to say we were treated to one of the best Main Event broadcasts in the show's history since its revival.

Grouped up with the majority of the selections taking place on Monday Night Raw and SmackDown, here's another installment of WWE's Best Matches of The Week.

Honorable Mentions:

-- Sami Zayn vs. Corey Graves -- NXT, March 6, 2014
-- The Usos vs. Curtis Axel & Ryback -- SmackDown, March 7, 2014
-- Sheamus vs. Alberto Del Rio -- SmackDown, March 7, 2014

Without further ado, here's the top 10:

10. Sheamus vs. Christian -- Raw, March 3, 2014

It was everything you would expect from both athletes -- nothing to write home about, yet certainly not the worst match on the card, either.

They did have to wrestle through a hot crowd, who chanted for "CM Punk" for the majority of the whole match. But they're the older guys ... I'm sure they get it.

9. Dolph Ziggler vs. Alberto Del Rio -- Raw, March 3, 2014

It's a shame this match revolved around the guy who's claim to fame with forever be Breaking Bad, however, at least Dolph Ziggler got a win.

It was a mission for the crowd to be vocal about the "Show Off," and they succeeded. Now, let's hope he continues his winning ways.

8. Dolph Ziggler vs. Christian -- SmackDown, March 7, 2014

Sadly, the winning streak came to a close for Ziggler, in match that kicked off SmackDown accordingly.

Christian is solid enough to have a good match with anyone, even if his best years are behind him.

Let's hope WWE keeps this Del Rio-Ziggler feud until WrestleMania, since the Mexican served as an unhealthy distraction.

7. Los Matadores vs. Ryback & Curtis Axel -- Superstars, March 8, 2014

The featured match on Superstars last week featured two good mid-card tag teams, as Los Matadores continue to find success in WWE.

Poor Ryback...he really needs the chance to explore his Internet cult hero (or heel) status.

It may be in Los Matadores' best interest to not let El Torito win assist them to win matches in the future; it kind of disservices them in the long run when looking at the team as legitimate title contenders.

6. Daniel Bryan vs. Batista -- Raw, March 3, 2014

Good Lord, let's hope Bryan somehow makes his way into the WrestleMania main event, because the ending of Raw had to be "the last burial." If not, that's just horrendous.

It is odd to anyone else that Randy Orton hasn't really wrestled a match since WWE Elimination Chamber? Maybe he's hurt, or the focus really doesn't revolve around him.

Obviously, Bryan made this match worthwhile.

5. The Usos vs. Los Matadores (WWE Tag Team Championship) -- Main Event, March 4, 2014

This was a good way to commence the Uso era, with a title match serving as the headliner at Main Event.

It provided us with something fresh once the New Age Outlaws pulled out because of Road Dogg's injury, and the match was fast-paced and flat out fun.

If the action on Main Event is like this every week, it should propel the show to new heights.

4. Daniel Bryan & Big Show vs. Batista & Kane -- SmackDown, March 7, 2014

Big Show made a successful comeback to the squared circle this past Friday, and as much as Batista and Kane had chemistry as a heel tag team, Bryan and Show worked amazingly.

They were a calling to teams like Owen Hart & Yokozuna, or even Shawn Michaels & Diesel. You get a young, high-flying specimen full of energy teaming up with a beast full of sheer power.

We want the glory to come to Bryan, yet if this team can work together in the near future, that would be cool, too.

3. New Age Outlaws vs. The Usos (WWE Tag Team Championship) -- Raw, March 3, 2014

This match wasn't so good for its in-ring sequences, but more so for its conclusion.

It seems like The Usos are being given the big push, winning the titles on Raw over the former D-Generation X stars.

Ain't too shabby for Rikishi's kids, huh?

Let's see if they can take the reigns in a division where everyone seems posed for a breakup.

2. Daniel Bryan vs. Kane -- Main Event, March 4, 2014

Surprisingly, this was one of the better scraps between Daniel Bryan and "The Big Corporate Red Machine" in their feud. Maybe it's because it's easier to focus on Main Event, since there aren't so many options outside of very few matches and it's not three hours long.

We're eager to get this feud out of the way by now, yet it was one of the best matches on Main Event in recent memory.

The show hyping up Main Event's new home on the WWE Network was one of the best ever.

1. The Shield vs. The Wyatt Family -- Raw, March 3, 2014

Let's just have these two teams wrestle each other every week for the rest of pro wrestling's existence.

It was sad to see The Shield signal the end to their terror, but it couldn't have been done in a better way.

Literally, every single individual on both teams comes out with his A-game in these matches, making them more than a joy to watch. It's simply a euphoric feeling.

Also, Luke Harper and Erick Rowan are becoming really, really good. Expect them to contend for the tag team titles sooner rather than later.

There you have it.

Was there a match that was left out which got you mad? If so, leave it in the comments section below, and we'll do our best to make amends.

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