15 WWE Matches That 'Defined The Attitude Era' Have Been Named And Ranked
Stone Cold Steve Austin and Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson's legendary clash at WrestleMania X-Seven has topped the list for the match that defined the Attitude Era.
The fan-favourite Attitude Era was ushered in during the 1990s at the height of the Monday Night Wars between WWE and WCW.
And the Attitude Era, which came to an end in the 2000s, featured an incredible number of memorable matches that WWE fans still love to watch.
Bleacher Report has now compiled the top 15 Attitude Era-defining matches and The Rock vs Austin at WrestleMania X-Seven came out on top.
The publication pointed out that the match featured 'two of the biggest superstars in WWE history' at an event often seen as the final chapter of the Attitude Era.
According to Bleacher, The Rock vs Austin clash potentially had the "greatest pre-match video package ever produced accompanying it."
The Undertaker and Mankind's iconic 1998 Hell in a Cell clash and Triple H and Cactus Jack's epic Street Fight match from 2000 made the top 10.
Posted below are Bleacher's top 15 Attitude Era-defining matches.
15. The Undertaker vs Kane (WrestleMania XIV, 1998): singles match
14. Chyna vs Jeff Jarrett (No Mercy, 1999): Good Housekeeping match for WWE Intercontinental Championship
13. Stone Cold Steve Austin vs Dude Love (Over the Edge: In Your House, 1998): Falls Count Anywhere match for WWE Championship
12. Triple H vs The Rock (SummerSlam, 1998): ladder match for WWE Intercontinental Championship
11. Luna Vachon vs Sable (Unforgiven: In Your House, 1998): evening gown match
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10. The New Brood (Jeff Hardy and Matt Hardy) vs Edge and Christian (No Mercy, 1999): ladder match
9. The Rock vs Hollywood Hulk Hogan (WrestleMania X8, 2002): singles match
8. Triple H vs Cactus Jack (Royal Rumble, 2000): Street Fight for WWE Championship
7. Triple H vs The Rock (Judgment Day, 2000): 60-minute iron man match for WWE Championship
6. Mankind vs The Rock (Raw, 1999): WWE Championship match
5. Shane McMahon vs Mr McMahon (WrestleMania X-Seven, 2001): Street Fight
4. Edge and Christian vs The Dudley Boyz vs The Hardy Boyz (WrestleMania X-Seven, 2001): TLC match for WWE Tag Team Championship
3. Stone Cold Steve Austin vs Mr McMahon (St. Valentine's Day Massacre: In Your House, 1999): Steel Cage match
2. The Undertaker vs Mankind (King of the Ring, 1998): Hell in a Cell match
1. Stone Cold Steve Austin vs The Rock (WrestleMania X-Seven, 2001): No Disqualification match for WWE Championship
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