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In your opinion who are the best wrestlers that hold each title belt and who are the best wrestlers at chasing them for each decade of wrestling you have been watching?

Mine are:

90's
Chasing

Main - Goldberg
Mid - Owen Hart
Cruiser - Juventud Guerrara
Tag - Edge and Christian
Women - N/A

Holding
Main - Stone Cold
Mid - Goldust
Cruiser - Eddie
Tag - Dudleys
Women - N/A

00's

Chasing
Main - Christ Benoit
Mid - Edge
Cruiser - Jamie Noble
Tag - Eddie and Chavo
Women - Lita

Holding
Main - Cena
Mid - Orton
Cruiser - Rey
Tag - World's Greatest Tag-Team
Women - Trish

10's

Chasing
Main - Bryan
Mid - n/a can't remember a good chase
Cruiser - Buddy Murphy
Tag - Rhyno and Slater
Women - Nikki Bella

Holding
Main - Punk
Mid - Cena (His weekly open challenge stuff was really good and showcased talent in a positive light)
Cruiser - Neville
Tag - Team Hell No
 

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I'm strictly doing this for the WWE main event scene, and adding a third category, which is "doesn't need." Those are superstars who made the biggest impact that decade without necessarily being overly involved in the title scene.

1980s
Chasing: Everyone was buried
Bearing: Hulk Hogan
Doesn't Need: Randy Savage

1990s
Chasing: Stone Cold
Bearing: Bret Hart
Doesn't Need: Undertaker

2000s
Chasing: Edge
Bearing: John Cena
Doesn't Need: Shawn Michaels

2010s
Chasing: Daniel Bryan & CM Punk
Bearing: Brock Lesnar
Doesn't Need: Chris Jericho

All Time
Chasing: Stone Cold
Bearing: Bret Hart
Doesn't Need: Shawn Michaels & Undertaker
 

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Oh, man, this is a pretty involved question. Most recently, I think Daniel Bryan was excellent at chasing. He should have been given more of a chance to hold as a babyface champion though. I think the myth that babyfaces are always better on the chase needs to be dispelled. As long as you are telling a proper story, people can bite into a guy holding or chasing -- although some guys do just get more over if they lose, lol.
 

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There are quite a few ties in my list.

90's

Chasing

Main – Stone Cold
Mid - Owen Hart
Cruiser – Rey Mysterio
Tag - Edge and Christian
Women - Jacqueline

Holding
Main – Goldberg
Mid – The Rock
Cruiser – Chris Jericho
Tag – New Age Outlaws
Women - Sable

00's

Chasing
Main – Kurt Angle
Mid – Shelton Benjamin
Cruiser – Rey Mysterio
Tag - Los Guerreros
Women – Gail Kim

Holding
Main – The Rock
Mid – William Regal & Samoa Joe (Regal for his Power of the Punch era; Joe for his run with the X-Division championship)
Cruiser – Chavo Guerrero
Tag – Edge & Christian
Women – Trish Stratus

10's

Chasing
Main – Kenny Omega (2 year chase for the IWGP Heavyweight Championship)
Mid – Kota Ibushi (IWGP Intercontinental Championship)
Cruiser – Will Ospreay
Tag – Cody Rhodes & Goldust
Women – Becky Lynch, Ember Moon & Bayley

Holding
Main – Kazuchika Okada (2 year reign as IWGP Heavyweight Champion)
Mid - John Cena (US Open Challenge was genius)
Cruiser - Kushida
Tag - Team Hell No
Women – Paige, Asuka & Sasha Banks
 

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Of the last 10 years Daniel Bryan had some of the best title chases, always makes you want to root for him. And as much as people hate Lesnar he's great as the guy to hold your main title and as the top guy, people know who Brock Lesnar so it makes sense.
 
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