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Who has the most impressive list of opponents at Mania?

My guess would be HHH:
Ultimate Warrior
Goldust
Owen Hart
Kane
Mic Foley
Big Show
The Rock
Undertaker
Chris Jericho
Booker T
Chris Benoit
Shawn Michaels
Batista
John Cena
Randy Orton
Sheamus

Shame he never fought Austin or The Rock 1 on 1 at Mania

Who else has a impressive list of names (not wins and losses)
 

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I'd say Cena's list, while about half as long as Triple H's, is nothing to sneeze at:

The Big Show
JBL
Triple H
Shawn Michaels
Randy Orton
Edge
Batista

I also like Randy Savage's list:

George Steele
Ricky Steamboat
Butch Reed
Greg Valentine
One Man Gang
Ted DiBiase, Sr.
Hulk Hogan
Dusty Rhodes
The Ultimate Warrior
Ric Flair
Crush
 

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Edge's is quite impressive:

Matt Hardy
Jeff Hardy
Dudley Boyz
Booker T
Chris Benoit
Kane
Shelton Benjamin
Chris Jericho
Christian
Mick Foley
Ken Kennedy
C.M. Punk
Finlay
Randy Orton
Undertaker
Big Show
John Cena
 

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Hulk Hogan

Piper, Orndorff
King Kong Bundy
Andre x 2 (!!!)
Macho Man Randy Savage
Ultimate Warrior
Sgt Slaughter
Sid Justice
Ted Dibiase/IRS
Yokozuna
The Rock
Vince

You have to remember as well that Hogan fought these guys in their prime! We arent talking about a washed up Ric Flair here. I mean look at this list, easily the biggest in terms of names (Andrex2, Savage, Warrior, Slaughter, Rock, Piper). Like no one can compare to that.
 

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It has to be, and i only count people once:

Chris Jericho:
Chris Benoit
Kurt Angle
William Regal
Triple H
Shawn Michaels
Christian
Edge
Kane
Shelton Benjamin
CM PunkCarlito
John Morrison
MVP
Mr. Kennedy

Jimmy Snuka
Ricky Steamboat
Roddy Piper

The marked are in MITB, don't know if you really count that, still pretty dammn impressive or what about

Steve Austin:
Savio Vega
Bret Hart
Shawn Michaels
The Rock
Scott Hall

Shawn Michaels:
Akeen
The Big Bossman
Sato
Tanaka
Haku
The Barbarian
El Matador aka Tito Santana
Tatanka
----so up until now most his opponents were average, but when he climbed the Ladder and after his opponents were great:
Razor Ramon
Diesel
Bret Hart
Steve Austin
Chris Jericho
Chris Benoit
Triple H
Kurt Angle
Vince McMahon
John Cena
Ric Flair
The Undertaker

Pretty much the best
 

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Shawn Michaels:
Twin Towers
Oriental Express
Faces of Fear
Tito Santana
Tatanka

ok not impressed yet?

Scott Hall
Kevin Nash
Bret Hart
Steve Austin
Chris Jericho
Triple H
Chris Benoit
Kurt Angle
Vince McMahon
John Cena
Ric Flair
The Undertaker x2

Ric Flair:
Randy Savage
The Undertaker
The Rock
Mick Foley
Shawn Michaels
 

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I'm going to go with Hogan. It was mentioned above and it's a mighty fine list.

Shawn Michaels is a contendor to that list however. He just has a lot of length and variety.

Honourable mention to some modern era stars:

Batistas is pretty great for the modern era considering he missed two Wrestlemanias while at his peak. It's short but has quite the list of opponents. All talented folks and majority are huge names (The Rock, Mick Foley, Triple H, Cena, Undertaker). Umaga is probably the only one who isn't a huge name but even so he was a pretty big superstar and that was his last Wrestlemania match.

Cenas is also great, even more impressive when you consider he's always been involved in a title match. You have some huge names like Triple H, Batista and Shawn Michaels. You also have other big names like Edge and Randy Orton. Although I think the Cena/Big Show/Edge match feels like filler and shouldn't have taken place. All his other matches had meaning. While in that match, he felt like a third wheel to a love story.
 

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Bret Hart:

Dynamite Kid
Davey Boy Smith
Tito Santana
Honky Tonk Man
Greg Valentine
Nikolai Volkoff
Boris Zhukov
Brian Knobs
Jerry Sags

------------- Post WM-7, singles

Roddy Piper
Yokozuna x2
Owen Hart
Bob Backlund
Shawn Michaels
Steve Austin
 

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Here's a name for you: Randy Orton

Mic Foley
The Rock
Undertaker
Triple H
John Cena
Kurt Angle
Rey Mysterio
and
Ted Dibiase Jr.
Cody Rhodes
 

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No one has said undertaker :S

Jimmy Snuka
Jake "The Snake" Roberts
Giant Gonzalez
King Kong Bundy
Diesel
Sycho Sid
Kane x2
The Big Boss Man.
Triple H
Ric Flair
The Big Show and A-Train
Kane
Randy Orton
Mark Henry
Batista
Edge.
Shawn Micheals x2

That is the best imo.
 

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What about Vince?

(Triple H, Big Show & Mick Foley) @ WM16
Shane McMahon @ WM17
Hulk Hogan @ WM19
Shawn Michaels @ WM22
Donald Trump (& Bobby Lashley) @ WM23
Bret Hart @ WM26
 

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Discussion Starter #20 (Edited)
No one has said undertaker :S

Jimmy Snuka
Jake "The Snake" Roberts
Giant Gonzalez
King Kong Bundy
Diesel
Sycho Sid
Kane x2
The Big Boss Man.
Triple H
Ric Flair
The Big Show and A-Train
Kane
Randy Orton
Mark Henry
Batista
Edge.
Shawn Micheals x2

That is the best imo.
To me Undertaker's is tainted. Yes, he has some big names on this. And he is the only one to win all of his matches. But Unlike HHH's list there is too many missed matches. I would have loved to see names like Hogan, Warrior, Rock, Bret Austin, Jericho, Angle, Brock or Foley. It's too many missed opportunity for such a big list. Compared to HHH's where only really Hogan, Angle, Edge and Austin are missing. (I'm basing it on when he could have faced them).

I think if Austin and Undertaker had not both missed 2000, we would have had that match. Not on that mania, but I think missing that year, had the door of opportunity close some more.

(At the same time had Taker had matches with some on the names on my list I think the streak would have been broken)(the guys who are in bold, i think would have broken the streak)
 
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