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5 biggest and best matches of 2017

Marc Madison
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Where does this epic encounter between these two men rank among the best matches of 2017? Images courtesy of
Where does this epic encounter between these two men rank among the best matches of 2017?

While 2018 has already had some great matches take place all around the world, last year proved to have an incredible collection of matches assembled from different promotions.

These matches were so big not just because of the implications of the matches themselves, but because of the performance was given by all involved, who gave of themselves selflessly to display for everyone watching a story that was riveting and compelling.

These matches showed fans how wrestling continues to evolve, and how those in these matches are determined to evolve as performers and put on the best possible match they can.

The matches selected involve not just one promotion, come from a number of different ones, and represent some of the most talked about matches of the year. Here are the five biggest matches of 2017.

#5. Young Bucks vs. Hardy Boyz vs. Roppongi Vice @ ROH 15th Anniversary

This triple threat match had the entire wresling world buzzing because of who was involved. Images courtesy of
This triple threat match had the entire wrestling world buzzing because of who was involved.

One of the longest standing comparisons in wrestling has been the one between Matt and Nick Jackson and Matt and Jeff Hardy. The past presentation of the Hardyz certainly seems to have inspired that of a duo known as the Young Bucks.

Both sets of brothers have a very similar move set, with Matt (Hardy) being the one of the four that was less dependent on wrestling on the top rope and using an array of spots to accentuate his point.

When it finally came about that the Hardys would face the Young Bucks, the duo of Roppongi Vice was added to create an insane triple threat match that saw each team hits a variety of moves.

During the match, Trent Beretta was even superkicked while he had a mouthful of thumbtacks. The match resulted in the Hardys walking away as the Ring of Honor tag team champions. This triple threat match certainly was a dream match that saw #theelite challenged by the #brokenuniverse.

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Marc Madison
As a wrestling enthusiast for over 30 years, my fondness for professional wrestling explores the irrational in a rational way. I will explore the details inside and outside the ring and hopefully have a laugh with you in the process. I've had the fortune to interview wrestlers from Lucha Underground, TNA, Ring of Honor, GFW and former WWE talent as well. Host of the Pro Wrestling Post Podcast. Feel free to follow me on Twitter:
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