Top Ten MSG Moments & Matches
There have been great moments in wrestling history and they can be remembered forever. Moments and matches that have changed wrestling forever. The Garden in New York is the arena that is wrestling it has both McMahon's into the MSG Hall of Fame.
Honorable Mention: Triple H v Cactus Jack Royal Rumble and Raw, The MSG incident The Kliq, Iron Sheik v Bob Backlund, Kane takes off his mask, Rock does The People's Elbow on Flair.
10. Triple H Returns
Triple 's long-awaited return to the WWE at the Royal Rumble was something everyone look forward to, but he made his return on Raw at Madsion Square Garden.
He talked about everyone in the Royal Rumble as the crowd gave him an ovation of a lifetime as he made his return.
After nearly a year being out were he would go on to win the Royal Rumble and then beat Jericho at WrestleMania XVIII.
9. Owen vs. Bret at WrestleMania X
Bret and Owen would go one on one to open WrestleMania X in Madison Square Garden in some would say one of the greatest WrestleMania matches as it was truly a classic and one that will never be forgotten.
Owen Hart the "Black Hart" would beat the "Excellence of Execution" in the opening bout at WrestleMania to prove that the little brother could get it done on the biggest stage of them all.
Even though Owen Hart would not be happy with Bret winning the title later in the show, he knew that night he was the better Hart.
8. Snuka Off the Top of the Cage
Snuka on the top of the cage was a moment in time that will never be forgotten, and it is a moment I will never let go of.
I wasn't alive when it happened but I have seen it hundreds of times and I like it more and more.
Don Muraco was the man he was facing that night but a lot of people don't remember the person that was the one that got the hit off the cage as Snuka was the highlight of the night.
7. WrestleMania I Main Event
The first WrestleMania was great and it as capped off with the biggest Main Event in history at the time.
Hogan, Mr T, and Snuka vs. Piper, Wonderful, and Orton.
This match had been hyped up for so long and was one of the greatest tag matches only because of the star power.
Hogan, T, and Snuka would pick up the win as it would end a historic night.
6. Austin Stunners Vince For The First Time
Stone Cold and Vince McMahon have had a rivalry going for the last 10 years but it started in Madsion Square Garden.
Austin and Vince have had the most heated rivalry in wrestling history and will never be forgotten thanks to the stunner that was heard around the world.
5. Razor vs. HBK at WrestleMania X
The Ladder match that changed wrestling forever and that would make HBK dubbed Mr. WrestleMania.
Razor and HBK had stolen the show in the biggest arena in history at the biggest PPV.
HBK had the best loss in wrestling history and he was the real winner of the match.
The match to me changed a generation to me and is one of my favorites of all time.
4. Mr. Perfect vs. Bret Hart at Summer Slam 1991
The two greatest technical wrestlers in one ring in the biggest arena ever it was truly a classic in ever sense of the word.
There is something about these two in the ring that make magic.
Mr. Perfect is exactly that, Perfect, because he has the skills and showed them against Bret Hart. On the other hand, Bret Hart gave it his all against Mr. Perfect.
3. Chris Benoit vs. HBK vs. Triple H at WrestleMania XX
Chris Benoit had achived a dream 20 years in the making when he won World Heavyweight Title at WrestleMania XX on the biggest stage in history.
Chris beat two future Hall of Famers in Triple H and HBK.
One of the greatest matches in history ended in the most dramatic way with Hunter tapping out to the crossface.
Chris did something that he had been looking for to do for so long.
This was one of the best moments in history but not the greatest.
2. Hulk-A-Mania Is Born
On Jan. 23, 1984, Hulk Hogan defeated The Iron Sheik in Madison Square Garden to become the World Wrestling Federation World Heavyweight Champion and is a moment that changed wrestling forever.
Everything that followed and became what we know today as WWE and sports entertainment began from this single flashpoint in history, as Hogan defeated the Sheik, who had defeated Bob Backlund.
Immediately after the title win, commentator Gorilla Monsoon officially proclaimed "Hulkamania is here!"
The day was a cornerstone in the WWE and it changed wrestling forever.
1. Eddie Guerrero & Chris Benoit
The WWE had its greatest moment in wrestling history when Eddie and Chris celebrated in the ring in MSG.
After they had there championships in there hand as the crowd went wild as the tears pouring down everyones' faces, as the night was the biggest moment in wrestling history to me.
Eddie and Chris with smiles made a moment of a lifetime and is and always would be the greatest moment in wrestling and Madison Square Garden history.