The release of WWE 2K14 on Tuesday was met with praise from wrestling fans, and the ability to create technical dream matches using a mixture of past legends and current Superstars has spawned incredible hype.
All of the following bouts would satisfy even the pickiest wrestling fan's desire for great in-ring work and guarantee a 5-star match.
*Roster information via WWE.2K.com.
Bret Hart vs. Daniel Bryan
There are few wrestlers as synonymous with great technical matches than Bret Hart, and this inclusion in WWE 2K14 opens up the opportunity for fans to create the dream battle between the Canadian legend and former WWE champion Daniel Bryan.
Bryan is widely regarded as the best in-ring worker right now in the biggest wrestling company on earth, and that would make him an ample test for the Excellence of Execution. In what would be a perfect iron man match, this would be a WrestleMania main event waiting to happen.
Neither Hart nor Bryan would ever be mistaken for the most charismatic wrestler of all time, but each has the unique ability to tell a great in-ring story to causal fans while still putting on a technical clinic.
Shawn Michaels vs. CM Punk
Hart vs. Bryan would be the better battle in the ring, but the best story would be told by Shawn Michaels and CM Punk. Both of these wrestling stars have become larger-than-life characters, but the success has been based on the skills each has shown in the ring.
While Michaels proved to be one of the biggest Superstars in wrestling history after main eventing several WrestleMania pay-per-views, Punk continues to emerge as one of the most must-see wrestlers in the history of the industry.
Both Punk and Michaels possess the fire needed to make a face vs. face battle work, and the in-ring work would be exceptional. Add in the elite ability to tell a story through their actions, and this would be an instant classic.
Ric Flair vs. Dolph Ziggler
In what would become a clinic on selling moves, the blond-haired battle between Ric Flair and Dolph Ziggler would be the perfect mix of technical prowess and classic storytelling that hardcore wrestling fans would appreciate.
Ziggler has not received the respect he deserves from the WWE considering how talented he really is, but a wrestler like Flair would do everything in his power to get him over with the fans and make him look like a star.
Flair was a great match waiting to happen in his prime, and didn't mind putting people over when it was important. In what would become the perfect passing of the torch match, watching these two stars go head-to-head would be a dream come true.
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