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View Poll Results: Best PPV opener ever?
Bret Hart vs. Owen Hart - Wrestlemania 10 45 51.14%
Lance Storm vs. Edge - SummerSlam 2001 0 0%
Rey Mysterio vs. Kurt Angle - SummerSlam 2002 6 6.82%
Eddie Guerrero vs. Chris Benoit - Vengeance 2003 2 2.27%
Daniel Bryan vs. Dolph Ziggler - Bragging Rights 2010 6 6.82%
Daniel Bryan vs. Bray Wyatt - Royal Rumble 2013 7 7.95%
Daniel Bryan vs. Triple H - Wrestlemania 30 18 20.45%
Some other match (comment) 4 4.55%
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post #11 of 34 (permalink) Old 04-20-2014, 09:12 PM
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Re: Best PPV opening match ever?

1. Bret/Owen
2. Angle/Mysterio
3. HHH/Bryan and Eddie/Benoit
4. Bryan/Bray
5. Bryan/Ziggler
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i just hope no one picks HHHH vs Bryan

that match was just pretentious and too boring
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best one i've ever seen is RVD vs Del Rio hardcore match from Battleground
That match was anything but boring.
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That match was anything but boring.


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Re: Best PPV opening match ever?

I picked Bref hart vs Owen Hart wrestlemania 10 it was the MOTN
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Bray Wyatt vs Daniel Bryan. Maybe Bret vs Owen was better (need to rewatch) but since I hate Bret and Owen Bray Wyatt gets it.

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Re: Best PPV opening match ever?

It's between Bret/Owen, Angle/Rey and Eddie/Benoit. All phenomenal 4+ star matches.
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I wasn't watching wrestling at the time that Bret/Owen took place, but I have watched it, and it's a damn good match. Angle/Rey is also a damn good match, I've watched it multiple times. I'd go with Bret/Owen, with Angle/Rey, and Bryan/Ziggler thrown in, b/c I loved it. Quite probably more than others do.

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Bret v Owen
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post #19 of 34 (permalink) Old 04-21-2014, 12:05 AM
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Re: Best PPV opening match ever?

I'm going to assume this is open to all WWE and WWE related properties. Won't mention puro.

One that is OFTEN overlooked is Dean Malenko vs Ultimo Dragon from Starrcade 1996. This was basically the 1 of only 2 reasons to watch the PPV (the other being Jushin Liger vs Rey Mysterio), it was a treat to see Dragon's puro and lucha combo style vs Malenko's technical style. Had the PPV ended there, it would have been a great send off, but sadly there was a Hogan/Piper main event to look forward to...


Ultimo Dragon vs Rey Mysterio from the previous month's World War 3 in 1996 was also stellar. As was Mysterio vs Psicosis from Bash at the Beach that year. And Kidman vs Mysterio vs Juventud from Starrcade 1998. AND Pillman vs Liger from Superbrawl 2.

Its so hard to think of one because WCW in particular had so many amazing opening matches because that's where they typically slotted the cruiserweights.

At the end of the day, I still think its Bret vs Owen just because of the story they built up.



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Re: Best PPV opening match ever?

Well, first match that comes to mind is ALWAYS Mysterio vs Angle from SummerSlam 2002, so that's my pick.

And then all the rest w/Bryan Danielson when he's been put in the opener to kill it. At least has four. Huh. That's something.

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