Ranking WrestleMania – Part 6 (Final Part)

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Check out the final part of our series of posts ranking WrestleMania.

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WrestleMania 30 For 30 – WrestleMania X-Seven Part 2

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If you missed part one of our two-part WrestleMania 30 for 30 on WrestleMania X-Seven, check that out before listening to this one.

In part two of WrestleMania 30 For 30 which is below, Big D, GG, and Brandon Draven discuss the actual WrestleMania X-Seven card in detail.

As we talked about in part one, many people call this the greatest WrestleMania of all time.

We covered the following in part two of this WrestleMania X-Seven podcast:

– All of the matches one by one
– Chris Benoit vs. Kurt Angle in a mat classic
– Whether we liked TLC 1 or TLC 2 better
– Vince vs. Shane and some kudos for Shane
– Background information on Austin/Rock II
– Lots of short bios on the Gimmick Battle Royal contestants by Draven

WrestleMania 30 For 30 – WrestleMania X-Seven Part 1

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In the latest episode of WrestleMania 30 For 30, Big D, GG, and Brandon Draven discuss WrestleMania X-Seven.

Most believe this is the greatest overall WrestleMania of all-time. It’s so great in fact, that we had to cut the WrestleMania X-Seven podcast into two parts. In the first part, which Big D calls phase A, we talk about the build up to the show.

We covered the following in part one of this WrestleMania X-Seven podcast:

– 2000, a great wrestling year, turns into 2001 and what was going on
– The return of Stone Cold Steve Austin
– Quality wrestling matches thanks to a new crop of wrestlers
– WWF moves to TNN
– Stephanie McMahon becomes head of creative
– The XFL
– The death of WCW

WrestleMania Memories With GG

Benoit and EddieBefore I get to my favorite memories, you should first read Big D’s, Alan’s, Duan’s, and Cadillac Don’s entries.

What is your oldest WrestleMania moment?

Yes, I am old enough to have watched a copy of the first WrestleMania a few months after it happened. But I don’t have a real “first” memory from that show because I didn’t really know what I was watching. Like Don, my first memory involves King Kong Bundy, but it wasn’t of him dropping an elbow on Little Beaver. It was of he, Don Muraco, and King Kong Bundy “Pearl Harboring” the great Hulkster on the Saturday Night Main event before the big show. That angle is really what hooked me on wrestling. I didn’t get to see WrestleMania 2 live, but I was able to find out the results fairly quickly. It was the first time I cared about what happend.

What is your favorite WrestleMania moment and why?

Even though it’s probably not the most popular scene nine years later, my favorite WrestleMania moment was at the end of WrestleMania XX when two friends realized their dreams and their emotions were real in this fake sport. Continue reading