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5 Greatest WrestleMania Rematches That Stole the Show

Explore the epitome of WrestleMania's 40-year legacy with the top 5 greatest rematches, featuring intense rivalries, emotional farewells, and historic moments that shaped wrestling history.

Harsh Chopra
Last updated: 11.03.2024
greatest rematch in the history of WrestleMania has to be Shawn Michaels vs The Undertaker in WrestleMania 26

WrestleMania has been going on for 40 years and in these 40 years there have been several rematches that have happened at WrestleMania. In this list those matches will be considered where two wrestlers have more than one Singles match against each other at a WrestleMania. There have been some legendary rematches and some of them have been better than the first match. At WrestleMania 40 there will be another WrestleMania Rematch when Cody Rhodes challenges Roman Reigns for the Undisputed WWE Universal Championship.

Top 5 greatest WrestleMania rematches?

The top 5 greatest WrestleMania rematches include Shawn Michaels vs The Undertaker (WrestleMania 26), Rhea Ripley vs Charlotte Flair (WrestleMania 39), Triple H vs The Undertaker (WrestleMania 28), The Rock vs John Cena (WrestleMania 29), and The Rock vs Stone Cold Steve Austin (WrestleMania 19). Below we are going to discuss the brief details about each match.

1) Shawn Michaels vs The Undertaker – WrestleMania 26

The greatest rematch in the history of WrestleMania has to be Shawn Michaels vs The Undertaker. At WrestleMania 25, Shawn Michaels vs The Undertaker was the greatest wrestling match of all time. For a year Shawn Michaels wanted the rematch and finally The Undertaker accepted but he asked Shawn Michaels to put his career on the line. What happened at WrestleMania 26 was a match that was equally as good as the first one. Shawn Michaels had a perfect retirement match and The Undertaker went 18-0 at WrestleMania. Two of the greatest matches in WrestleMania history belong to these 2.

2) Rhea Ripley vs Charlotte Flair – WrestleMania 39

Last year at WrestleMania 39 it was Charlotte Flair vs Rhea Ripley for the SmackDown Women’s Championship. This was a rematch of their WrestleMania 36 match where Charlotte Flair beat Rhea Ripley for the NXT Women’s Championship. Their first match was one of the best of WrestleMania 36. Last year they had the best women’s match in WrestleMania history and they had a 23 all time classic. Both these women put their all and they bettered their WrestleMania 36 match by a mile. Rhea Ripley became a superstar that night.

3) Triple H vs The Undertaker – WrestleMania 28

At WrestleMania 28, it was the end of an era match between Triple H vs The Undertaker inside Hell in a Cell. This was the culmination of 4 years worth of storytelling between the Three all time legends. At WrestleMania 27, Triple H vs The Undertaker was an incredible match where both men were physical and in the end The Undertaker just barely beat Triple H. At WrestleMania 28, Shawn Michaels was the special guest referee. This match was way superior than their WrestleMania 27 match and it had the greatest kick out of all time. The Undertaker beat Triple H and went 20-0 at WrestleMania.

4) The Rock vs John Cena – WrestleMania 29

WrestleMania 28 was once in a lifetime when The Rock vs John Cena took place. It was the match that made the most money in WWE history and the money made at WrestleMania 28 was the highest. They had a great match for 30 minutes which The Rock won. That Haunted John Cena for a year and he earned a shot at The Rock at WrestleMania 29. This match was equally good and The Rock suffered an injury at the start of the match but he kept going for 25 minutes. They had many near falls and finally in the end John Cena won the match and he won the WWE Championship. This was yet another incredible WrestleMania Rematch.

5) The Rock vs Stone Cold Steve Austin – WrestleMania 19

The Rock vs Stone Cold Steve Austin happened 3 times at WrestleMania. In this list the last match that they had against each other at WrestleMania 19 will be talked about. This was the last match of Stone Cold Steve Austin for 19 years. This match was eagerly anticipated and they went out there and they had a banger like they always do. This match was emotional and the fans wanted Austin to win. There were a lot of finishers that were used in this match but after 23 minutes it was The Rock who finally beat Stone Cold Steve Austin at WrestleMania.

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