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The First And Final Matches Of These 6 Iconic WWE Superstars Are Just Breathtaking

WWE is the most popular wrestling brand in the world. Even people who do not watch WWE are aware of John Cena because he became a meme. Likewise, there are many pages catering to the WWE fandom.

But each WWE superstar had to start somewhere. Even if they are incredibly rich, powerful, and famous today, each iconic wrestler had to train hard and perform well to get the attention of both the executives and the fans. If you would like to see just how drastic the differences are between the first and final matches of wrestlers, check out the story below!

The First And Final Matches Of These 6 Iconic WWE Superstars Are Just Breathtaking

The First And Final Matches Of These 6 Iconic WWE Superstars Are Just Breathtaking

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1. The Rock was first known as Rocky Maivia.

First And Final Matches Of 6 Iconic WWE Superstars

While many people simply acknowledge him as The Rock or even Dwayne Johnson because he is also a movie star, his first name was made to pay respect to the wrestling names of father and grandfather.

The Rock's final match was against Erick Rowan at the prestigious WrestleMania 32.

The Rock's final match was against Erick Rowan at the prestigious WrestleMania 32.

However, The Rock has not officially retired, so he might just have a truly final match in the near future.

2. Shawn Michaels debuted on June 19, 1988, in a tag team match.

First And Final Matches Of 6 Iconic WWE Superstars

Specifically, his partner was Marty Jannetty and they fought Terry Gibbs and Steve Lombardi.

Shawn Michaels' final match was against The Undertaker at WrestleMania XXVI.

First And Final Matches Of 6 Iconic WWE Superstars

What made his final match heartbreaking and exciting was the condition that the loser between him and The Undertaker would have to retire immediately.

3. Trish Stratus first appeared on June 22, 2000, in WWE Smackdown.

First And Final Matches Of 6 Iconic WWE Superstars

However, she actually debuted earlier as a villain on March 19. During her first match in June 2000, Trish teamed up with T & A to beat Lita and the Hardy Boyz.

Her final match happened on April 4, 2011.

First And Final Matches Of 6 Iconic WWE Superstars

This time, Trish Stratus partnered with John Morrison to defeat Vickie Guerrero and Dolph Ziggler.

4. Batista had his first match on June 27, 2002, when he partnered with D-von in a tag team match.

First And Final Matches Of 6 Iconic WWE Superstars

The two of them battled Randy Orton and Farooq. Still, Batista already appeared on WWE Smackdown back on May 9, 2002.

Batista's final match happened against Triple H on June 2, 2014, in WWE Payback.

First And Final Matches Of 6 Iconic WWE Superstars

Apparently, Batista had no other choice but to leave when Triple H took Batista's chances of getting the WWE World Heavyweight Championship away.

5. The Ultimate Warrior had his first match on October 25, 1987, against Terry Gibbs.

First And Final Matches Of 6 Iconic WWE Superstars

Back then, it was still called Wrestling Challenge. Thankfully, the Ultimate Warrior beat Gibbs.

His final match happened on June 24, 1996, when he beat Owen Hart.

First And Final Matches Of 6 Iconic WWE Superstars

The Ultimate Warrior had a great run, especially since he was the first WWE superstar to be the WWF Champion and the WWF Intercontinental Champion at the same time.

6. Edge had his debut on June 22, 1988, at WWE Raw as he approached the ring from the crowd.

First And Final Matches Of 6 Iconic WWE SuperstarsFirst And Final Matches Of 6 Iconic WWE Superstars

He was simply a loner back then, but we all knew that he would eventually get 31 WWE championships in total, 11 of which are world championships.

His final match was against Alberto Del Rio at WrestleMania XXVII on April 3, 2011.

First And Final Matches Of 6 Iconic WWE Superstars

In this event, he defeated Alberto Del Rio. However, he had to retire soon as the World Champion because he needed to take care of his body before something bad happens.

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