Monday, January 20, 2020

The Undertaker vs Brock Lesnar (2015)

Usually, a match between The Beast and The Deadman isn’t a bad idea at all. In fact, their bout at the Hell In A Cell PPV later that year is considered to be a modern classic and for very good reason! However, this one was ruined by one of the most (deservedly) critically panned finishes of the entire year. Using shoddy refereeing to create a finish that eventually resulted in Brock Lesnar passing out from a Hell’s Gate, not only was it corny to use the premise of an unvigilant referee to alter the course of a match but it also made absolutely no sense for Undertaker to win considering Brock had already broken the streak at Wrestlemania a few months earlier! Hey, at least we got that fantastic Hell In A Cell match a few months later to make up for it…

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I've been a wrestling fan for 20 years, mainly watching WWE. I only discovered the wonders of New Japan Pro-Wrestling a few years ago and got hooked after Wrestle Kingdom 11. Check out the rest of my reviews and articles!

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