Wrestling is a hard business to quit, as any ex-wrestler will tell you.
There have been quite a few wrestlers who should have hung up the tights a little (or a lot) earlier than they did.
Sometimes a wrestler takes a break, retires or is injured and has to work his way back into shape and regain his spot.
Unfortunately, not everyone can have a comeback like Shawn Michaels can.
Wrestling is a unique beast in entertainment. Singers can go on forever; actors can too. In sports, it's obvious when it's time to retire, as there comes a time when others are clearly better than you. But compared to most sports, wrestling is a strange mixture of performance and perception.
There are plenty of wrestlers who have left WWE or the wrestling circuit altogether and yet still come back eventually. Sometimes the magic is just gone, though, leaving you just wanting to cry over seeing what's become of your favorite superstar.
Here are the 10 most unfortunate comebacks in WWE history.