In fact, my first love could only be referred to by one name: bloodshed. My goal? In doing so, I learned quite a bit about tough guys, and eventually decided to rank my favorites in order, which brings me to this list…. Probably not. From building his hardcore image as the cult leader of "The Flock" in WCW and psychologically mind-effing his followers into fighting for him there, to creating some of the more memorable feuds in ECW history e. But, does he have the credentials to kickstart our list?
Hardcore Wrestling's Innovators of Violence: My Top 10
10 Best "Hardcore" Matches In WWE History | TheSportster
Wrestling is one of those things that is so hotly debated because most of what people discuss comes down to a matter of opinion. Some fans like the bloody hardcore style of wrestling, while others like the over-the-top WWE style. And others still enjoy the more pure, mat-based wrestling. One thing we need to accept as wrestling fans is that hardcore wrestling will never be mainstream again. This is not a bad thing, though.
Ignoring some of the more specific matches, such as Hell in a Cell, here is a look at the 10 best hardcore matches in WWE history. At this time in his career, Foley set out to do one thing — put over younger talent and help make them stars. He did this for Edge at WrestleMania 22 in a hardcore match.
Many types of matches can be found in professional wrestling. Some of them occur frequently, while others are developed so as to advance a storyline, and thus are contested only once. Some are designed to only be contested once, but end up returning in the wrestlers' future feuds due to the popularity of the match as was the case of Elevation X in TNA. The following is a list of common or otherwise notable match types. Match types in professional wrestling are often either notable due to its frequent use, logistics of setup, or a memorable instance of such a match.