Sunday marks the first time Sami Zayn and Kevin Owens will go one-on-one on a WWE main roster pay-per-view (PPV).
Their Payback match is probably just the first of many for the pair in the 'E, as it's certainly just the latest edition in their long history with one another.
Whether or not you subscribe to the theory that Zayn once wrestled under a mask on the independent scene, Triple H has constructed his own in-house indy with NXT. And NXT did a Cliffs Notes version of the El Generico/Kevin Steen program last Spring, so WWE can give the feud an epic feeling without delving into the Sami's controversial past - or paying Ring of Honor (ROH) or Pro Wrestling Guerrilla (PWG) to use video and photos.
Check out their first stab at it:
Learn why @iLikeSamiZayn and @FightOwensFight's #WWEPayback match is YEARS in the making!https://t.co/ruljXceMYi— WWE (@WWE) April 24, 2016
Where does it rank? This one from ROH sets a really high bar (personally, it's up their with Shawn Michaels & Undertaker "Running Up That Hill" and The Rock/Stone Cold Steve Austin "My Way" vids), but WWE is off to a good start.
Luckily for us, they'll probably get a bunch of chances.