WWE's 10 Greatest, Most Exciting False Finishes of All Time

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WWE's 10 Greatest, Most Exciting False Finishes of All Time

Nothing beats watching a match and seeing a great contest seem to be close to an end. One competitor is so close to winning the match. Suddenly, the match is not quite over and shock quickly surrounds the crowd. It's called a false finish and it can often turn a good match into a great match.

A false finish becomes pretty common in most matches, but it is the really good matches that always seem to have the best false finishes. The belief that a match is about to be over, only to see it continue, is enough to get any crowd invested in how the match will actually end.

Often times, the false finishes become a part of the mystique for a great match. You may not recall exactly how The Undertaker defeated Shawn Michaels at WrestleMania XXV, but most wrestling fans can remember this image of a shocked and mentally exhausted Undertaker, who can't do much more than be in disbelief from Michaels kicking out.

It is the closest thing that the world of pro wrestling has to overtime, so let's recap 10 of the most shocking moments where the clock struck zero and the fight was still not over.

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