Top 5 Gimmick Matches in Wrestling

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Top 5 Gimmick Matches in Wrestling
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I'd like to say that I have recently registered here and this is my first piece for Bleacher Report. This slideshow is entirely my opinion and any comments or criticisms will be appreciated.

In professional wrestling, a gimmick match is a variation on a standard match that features some special rule or stipulation.

These kinds of matches serve many purposes, often to be a big "blow-off" for a feud, or to add an extra layer of intrigue to a match. Regardless, some of these matches turn out to be quite notable, including the matches featured in this slideshow.

So let us begin with my Top 5 Gimmick Matches in Wrestling. Along with each selected match, I will list what I think are the three best examples of that match, with an honorable mention included for good measure.

I will also include explanations of each match for those who don't know what the match is about. Again, please keep in mind that this is entirely my opinion.

First, we start with a match that certainly has an "X" factor....

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