Re: If the streak was to ever be broken would you rather it be by...
If I had to pick, rising newcomer. The old wrestling rule of putting someone who needs it over on your way out. Also it doesn't help that two of the biggest stars in wrestling history (Flair and HBK) were both retired by established vets (HBK and Undertaker)
IMO, I think the person who ends the streak (if it happens, I don't think it should) should be a wrestler in between vet and rising newcomer. Randy Orton circa 2005 was perfect. Someone who could win the world title (or has been a world champion before) has been in the main event for a good while but isn't an automatic Hall of Fame type of guy.