Charlotte Flair is one of the greatest wrestlers to step foot in WWE. The daughter of 16-time champion Ric Flair, the Nature Girl has big boots to fill and a legacy on her shoulders to carry. The Queen of All Eras has proved a dominant force to be reckoned with, capturing the Women's Championship a staggering 9 times so far during her career.
The Queen has had a number of groundbreaking matches in WWE that have elevated the women's division. Here are five of Charlotte Flair's most incredible matches... and five that didn't quite cut it.
10 Best: Charlotte Vs. Sasha Banks Vs. Bayley Vs. Becky Lynch (NXT TakeOver: Rival 2015)
Charlotte Flair, Sasha Banks, Becky Lynch, and Bayley became known as the Four Horsewomen of NXT due to their phenomenal matches in developmental, which was a stark contrast to the main roster Diva matches. This fatal 4-way match pitted all four women against each other and it was fantastic.
Each woman shined in this match, hitting a number of impressive spots that wowed the crowd. Despite losing the NXT Women's Championship to The Boss, Flair still came out of this match looking every bit the incredible athlete she is.
9 Worst: Charlotte Vs. Nikki Bella (Night Of Champions 2015)
This should have been a more triumphant match, considering Flair finally dethroned Nikki Bella to win the Divas Championship. However, due to the botched ending of their previous title bout, excitement for this match had dramatically dwindled.
Flair originally challenged Bella on an episode of Raw beforehand in order to prevent the Fearless One from surpassing AJ Lee's record as the longest-reigning Divas Champion. Interference from Brie Bella and Stephanie McMahon stopped this, and Flair instead won the title during this rematch.
8 Best: Charlotte Flair Vs. Becky Lynch (Last Woman Standing Match, Evolution 2018)
The feud between Charlotte Flair and Becky Lynch is one of the best rivalries ever featured in the WWE Women's Division. Former teammates and best friends, Lynch was incredible as the ferocious fan favorite and Flair excelled, as she always does, in the role of a heel.
The stipulation suited this match well as both women constantly fought to keep the other off her feet. In the end, it was Becky Lynch who refused to stay down, retaining the SmackDown Women's Championship after a brutal slug-fest with The Queen.
7 Worst: Charlotte Vs. Paige (Survivor Series 2015)
The Divas Revolution was still finding its footing during the early days of Charlotte's Divas Championship reign. Despite being a welcome breath of fresh air, the NXT Superstars were struggling to merge with the main roster's perception of a female competitor.
Paige and Charlotte's feud was hurt by haphazard booking, which saw both women holding back in the ring despite being talented workers. A distasteful shoot on Paige's behalf further soiled any potential this match had.
6 Best: Charlotte Flair Vs. Ronda Rousey (Survivor Series 2018)
Charlotte Flair it at her best when she is playing a bad guy. Everything from her mic work to her facial expressions works to sell The Queen as a detestable villain, which this match showcased perfectly.
The decision to replace an injured Becky Lynch with The Queen proved to be a wise one, as Rousey and Flair had brilliant in-ring chemistry and delivered an outstanding match. Flair ultimately lost via disqualification after brutally attacking the Baddest Woman on the Planet with a kendo stick and a steel chair.
5 Worst: Charlotte & Dana Brooke Vs. Becky Lynch & Natalya (Money In The Bank 2016)
This was a match that just... existed. It did little to further the narrative of the women's division and, with the exception of Natalya's heel turn, contained no big spots or newsworthy maneuvers.
A fatal 4-way match between all four Superstars would have been considerably more entertaining, as the tried and tired tag-team formula did little to generate excitement for this match. Brooke could have used more time to develop her mentor-like relationship with Flair, leading to a small feud between the two over time.
4 Best: Charlotte Flair Vs. Asuka (WrestleMania 34)
The ending of this match dampens it slightly, as Flair defeated Asuka's groundbreaking 914-day undefeated streak and plunged the Empress of Tomorrow into near obscurity. That aside, Flair and Asuka delivered a phenomenal match proving that they are two of the most talented female wrestlers in the entire company.
Both women performed exceptionally, giving it their all and putting everything on the line as they battled for the SmackDown Women's Championship. Hopefully, WWE will one day revisit this rivalry and give fans the rematch they deserve.
3 Worst: Charlotte Vs. Natalya (Payback 2016)
Flair and Natalya had brilliant in-ring chemistry during their feud in WWE's developmental for the NXT Women's Championship. Both women are wrestling prodigies, fighting for the Flair family and the Hart dynasty respectively.
This match failed to live up to expectations and was merely a placeholder until Flair feuded with fan-favorite Sasha Banks. The finish, which saw referee Charles Robinson end the match as Flair put Natalya in the Sharpshooter despite the Queen of Harts never tapping, was a dodgy homage to the Montreal screwjob which hurt the match more than it helped it.
2 Best: Charlotte Flair Vs. Sasha Banks (Falls Count Anywhere, Raw 2016)
Charlotte and Sasha Banks clashed multiple times during their feud for the Raw Women's Championship, both women winning and promptly losing the title numerously. This brutal match saw the anger and passion developed between the Superstars explode in an incredible bout.
Flair was once again at her best, villainous self, selling the Bank Statement around the steel rail perfectly.
1 Worst: Charlotte Flair Vs. Sasha Banks (Hell In A Cell, 2016)
There was a remarkable amount of pressure on both Superstars for this match, as it was the first time two women would headline a WWE PPV. Unfortunately, shaky spots and a questionable booking hindered it.
Flair capturing the title from Banks in her hometown of Boston was an odd choice, as The Queen wasn't lacking in credibility. This match could - and should - have been a fantastic, era-defining moment.