Last month, "The Heartbreak Kid" Shawn Michaels turned 50. Fifty. Five-o. Unless people are living to like 350, 400, fifty is hardly kid territory. But the man born Michael Shawn Hickenbottom has lived what most of us would consider a full life—and then some. Spending nearly his entire adult life in the business before retiring for good in 2010, "The Showstopper" has given us a highlight reel of moments that will be remembered long after us wrestling fans get old.
But what is the greatest Shawn Michaels moment of all time?
We're letting you decide for this week's Cageside Countdown.
Rules and such are as follows:
- First and foremost, to qualify, the moment must in some way prominently feature Shawn Michaels, whether that moment takes place in the ring or out of the ring.
- In the subject box, write "Nominate - your favorite Shawn Michaels moment here". If possible, please include at least the year. Then in the comment box, a picture, video link, or at the very least, a brief description of the moment.
- See a moment you agree with? Give it a rec. That's how the countdown is made. To avoid repeat nominations, use CTRL-F or CMD-F and search for the moment. Repeat nominations of the same moment will not count.
Nominations close two days from date and time of post, with the countdown to go up this Friday. Now what the hell are you waiting for? Get in and nominate and rec already!