Few matches in WWE's arsenal are as exciting as the Triple Threat match.
WWE's library is stocked with classics of three men battling each other at the same time, from Rey Mysterio's hometown win to WrestleMania XX's all-time classic.
The uneven number of opponents creates temporary alliances, double-team opportunities and the third man preventing the other two from deciding the match without him. When done properly, the Triple Threat is dizzying theater, fast-paced and hard to predict.
Curtis Axel, The Miz and Wade Barrett head into WWE Payback on Sunday looking to leave as Intercontinental champ and perhaps add their names to the long list of great, thrilling Triple Threat matches fans have witnessed over the years.
Ranked on a combination of high spots, dramatic endings and overall excitement, here are the WWE Triple Threat matches that most accelerated hearts and slid fans to the edge of their seats.