5 Best Matches Of Jeff Hardy In WWE
Jeff Hardy is a one of a kind wrestler who will always be remembered in the years to come, as the Enigmatic Daredevil who put his body on the line every time he entered the ring. He has suffered innumerable injuries due to his high flying stunts throughout his entire wrestling career.
Jeff Hardy made ladder matches not only exciting but also made them feel dangerous. He added an extra layer to everything that he did throughout his careers spanning all the different companies that he wrestled for including WWE, TNA, ROH and the Independent circuits.
Jeff Hardy, along with his brother Matt Hardy, returned to the WWE again at WrestleMania 33 and won the Tag Team Titles in a Ladder Match. Jeff Hardy will turn 42 on August 31 2018. On this occasion, let us take a look at his 5 best matches from his WWE in-ring career.
#5 Jeff Hardy vs. Triple H (No Mercy- 2008):
Jeff Hardy had a chance to win the WWE World Heavyweight Championship from Triple H at No Mercy. The match started with Triple H trying to finish the match early and dominating him. Jeff Hardy took control in the second half, and tried every trick in his bag to outsmart The Cerebral Assassin, but fell short every time. He reversed most of the moves Triple H tried on him, but The Game somehow managed to survive.
Jeff Hardy finally delivered a 'Twist of Fate' followed by the 'Swanton Bomb' trying to go for the win, but Triple H rolled him up for a heartbreaking 3-count. The finish was a forgettable one after a gruelling match, but it was one of Jeff Hardy's finest performances in WWE.
#4 Jeff Hardy vs. Edge ( Extreme Rules 2009):
Jeff Hardy had a memorable two years during the 2008/09 time period before he left the WWE for some time off to heal from his injuries. He faced Edge for the WWE Heavyweight Championship at Extreme Rules.
It was a match where the WWE universe witnessed two wrestlers falling off the ladders multiple times during the match. Jeff Hardy and Edge had an excellent in-ring chemistry which was on full display and their history with ladders and ladder matches ensured that this was the bout where the fans were kept guessing who would come out with the win.
They wrestled together on many occasions in the past, but this match was their best one-on-one encounter to date. The match ended in a spectacular fashion when Hardy delivered a 'Twist of Fate' mid-air to Edge by reversing his spear from one ladder to another. He won the WWE Heavyweight Championship, but CM Punk cashed in his Money in the Bank contract and defeated Jeff Hardy to take the Heavyweight Championship away from him.