On this day in 1999, WWE presented The Best of the Best, a tournament held to determine the #1 contender to the WWE Championship. The event was won by “The Hardcore Legend” Mick Foley.
WWE: The Best of the Best is a professional wrestling pay-per-view (PPV) event produced by World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE). It took place on May 23, 1999, at the Boston Garden in Boston, Massachusetts. The main event was a singles match for the WWE Championship between Stone Cold Steve Austin and The Undertaker. The card also included two tag team matches and three singles matches. The first match was between D-Lo Brown and Mark Henry for the WWE European Championship, which Brown won to retain his title. The next match saw Jeff Jarrett defend his WWE Intercontinental Championship against The Godfather in a Ho’ Down match, which Jarrett won to retain his title. Edge and Sable then successfully defended their WWE Tag Team Championships against Kane and X-Pac in a tag team match.
The Best Of The Best
On May 23 1999, the World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) held their annual “The Best Of The Best” tournament. The event was held in Madison Square Garden and featured some of the top wrestlers in the company at the time. The tournament was won by “Stone Cold” Steve Austin, who defeated The Rock in the final match.
The Best Of The Best: The Early Years
WWE: The Best Of The Best – The Early Years is a compilation album released by WWE on May 23, 1999. The album features music by performers who were with the company during the early years up to 1985. It was released on CD and cassette.
The album features songs performed by establishment WWE legends such as Hulk Hogan, “Rowdy” Roddy Piper, Jimmy Snuka, Sgt. Slaughter and “Mr. Wonderful” Paul Orndorff from the mid-1980s. Additionally, it features songs by newer legends who had made their debut in the late 1980s and early 1990s such as The Undertaker, Bret “Hit Man” Hart and Shawn Michaels.
The Best Of The Best: The New Generation
The New Generation was a time when WWE was trying to find its footing after the departure of Hulk Hogan and other top stars. The company found new talent to fill the void, including “Stone Cold” Steve Austin, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, and Mick Foley. These men would go on to have some of the most legendary matches in WWE history.
The Best Of The Best: The Attitude Era
The Attitude Era was a prolific and controversial period in WWE history, characterized by edgier storylines and Superstars. This collection highlights that period with some of the most extreme matches in WWE history.
In conclusion, the May 23 1999 WWE: The Best Of The Best was a great event that showcased the best of what the WWE had to offer at the time. The matches were all great, the crowd was into it, and it was a great way to spend a Saturday night. If you’re a fan of professional wrestling, or just want to watch some good old fashioned entertainment, then I recommend checking out this event.