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5 of the greatest WWE Intercontinental championship matches in history

Brad Phillips
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5.97K   //    11 May 2018, 21:24 IST

Seth Rollins wins the Intercontinental Championship at WrestleMania 34
Seth Rollins won the Intercontinental Championship at WrestleMania 34 in a classic match

Throughout history, championship belts have been the mainstay for success. However, the Intercontinental Championship is considered the pathway to the WWE Championship.

Furthermore, with names like; Bret Hart, Randy Savage and Chris Jericho holding this title, future wrestlers have their work cut out. 

At WrestleMania 34; The Miz, Seth Rollins, and Finn Balor performed excellently to determine the new champion.

Rollins would become champion. Therefore, to appreciate it's prestige requires reviewing the best championship matches in history. 

Here are five of the best Intercontinental Championship matches in history.


#5 Randy Savage vs Ricky Steamboat at Wrestlemania 3, 1987

WreslteMania 3 attended by 93,000 fans (approx)
The fluidity of the match between Savage and Steamboat was brilliant

Performing in front of approximately 93,000 fans Ricky Steamboat defeated Randy Savage to become Intercontinental Champion.

Flanked by their respective manages their match garnered fans attention. Furthermore, this match is still a hot topic in discussion considering it happened in 1987.

Both Savage and Steamboat were excellent ring technicians. Moreover, they were pioneers in high-flying maneuvers.

Collectively their efforts would elevate the Intercontinental championship. Yes, this match happened decades ago but the match fluidity was brilliant. Overall, this match was innovative and exciting.

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