WrestleMania 32 is in the history books ladies and gentleman, and we must gleefully admit, even with the talent pool spread so thin due to injuries this past year, Vince McMahon and company still managed to piece together a pretty fantastic WrestleMania. Did it have a couple hiccups here and there? Sure. However, almost every scheduled match belonged on the card, and every wrestler deserved their spot to perform on the biggest stage. Those who performed did indeed show the WWE Universe why the biggest wrestling event of the year has been dubbed the showcase of the immortals.
Like I said, every Superstar for the most part who competed this year deserved to be on that card; the keywords there are "this year". If we take a look down memory lane, which we will be doing with this list, not everyone who has been lucky enough to get a match at the granddaddy of them all is deserving. If you're a real wrestling fan, you know what I'm talking about.
We've had celebrities, and dare I say, even some very overrated Superstars and Divas competing on the card, who had no business on a WrestleMania pay per view. Heck some of the people who have been invited to participate don't even belong in a wrestling ring, if we're being quite frank. To be fair, celebrities bring a luster to the event, and when used right, they can bring an even broader audience and even enhance the quality of the show.
Ronda Rousey, Floyd Mayweather, Cyndi Lauper and Shaquille O'Neal are four shining examples of celebrity cameos that worked. But sometimes, we in the WWE Universe just don't care about said "D-List" celebs. As for the wrestlers who have managed to sneak their way into a match at WrestleMania, who didn't deserve to be wrestling; we've noticed. That is why we are here, we are here to point it out because that's what we do here. So I present to you, the Top 15 "Wrestlers" who had no business being on a WrestleMania card. Sorry, but not sorry.
15 Giant Gonzalez
14 Lawrence Taylor
Lawrence Taylor may not have made the list if he was a novelty act, but does as he was featured as the main event of WrestleMania XI. Not only was this match between him and Bam Bam Bigelow the worst of the night, but is generally considered one of the worst WWE main events of all time. Even worse yet, this match loses more points for going on after the World Title match between Shawn Michaels and Diesel.
11 The Miller Lite Catfight Girls
10 Christy Hemme
This fiery redhead had much more charisma than the Miller Light Catfight Girls, but it doesn't mean that she should have went toe to toe with Women's Champion Trish Stratus at WrestleMania 21. This would start a tradition of the Diva selected to be in Playboy earning a title shot at the grandest stage of them all. With a division that featured Molly Holly and Victoria, having capable divas sit out of WrestleMania for a Playboy model, doesn't seem all that fair.
8 The New Breed
7 Ashley Massaro
6 Santina Marella
No, SantinO Marella doesn't make the list, but SantinA Marella does.
At the 25th Anniversary of WrestleMania, WWE announced a 25-Diva Battle Royal, during which they would bring back some of their women from the past to participate. Entrants included Sunny, Molly Holly, Torrie Wilson, Victoria, Jackie Gayda and Joy Giovanni.
5 Bret Hart
Don't hate me.
3 Michael Cole
Yes, Michael Cole has no business being in a match at WrestleMania. However, this would have been mildly acceptable if Michael Cole didn't dominate the entire match against Jerry Lawler! The match actually had a pretty great build-up, setting us up to want nothing more than to see Lawler annihilate Michael Cole in maybe five, six, seven minutes the most?
2 Maria Menounos
1 The Rock
Yes, The Rock makes the list for his most recent appearance at WrestleMania 32.
Last year at Wrestlemania 31, The Rock's appearance meant something; it made for a cool moment, and even set up a possible future match against the cerebral assassin Triple H. This year, all The Rock's appearance gave us was an even further burial of The Wyatt Family. How are we, week in and week out supposed to perceive the Wyatts as threats if every time they match up against a competitor, be it Kane, John Cena, and most recently The Rock, they lose?
The Wyatts have lost all further credibility, and The Rock defeating Erick Rowan in six seconds only made matters worse for these three individuals. More so, did The Rock really need to break the record for shortest match to ever happen at WrestleMania? Come on, Rock. We love you, but put some of the new talent over, will ya?
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