Wrestlezone’s Top Ten Matches That Are Better Than a Lumberjack Match; or “Seth Rollins vs. Dean Ambrose at WWE SummerSlam: What Could Have Been”

Mike Killam

WWE SummerSlam Top 10So Dean Ambrose and Seth Rollins are facing off at WWE SummerSlam, after two months of violence, backstage assaults, match interference and breaking out of Hulk Hogan-themed birthday gifts…in a Lumberjack Match. 


I know we’ve all complained about this already, but I’m just not done yet. I was really hoping that on Raw this week, Ambrose would come out and say “psych!”, revealing his REAL gimmick that would pop the fans and actually inspire me to renew my WWE Network contract FOR JUST $9.99!!! I want to meet just ONE person who was on the fence about ordering SummerSlam, that has now decided on throwing down the money because Ambrose and Rollins are fighting in a freaking Lumberjack Match. Find me one person that cares deeply about a gimmick where 20 random dudes stand around a ring and restrict great wrestlers from using parts of the arena they would otherwise have access to, in order to properly develop an interesting wrestling match. 

For all we know, they could change the gimmick on Sunday. Ambrose could be saving his “wild card” until the last minute, but you would think since WWE actually wants to sell their 2nd biggest PPV of the year, if a change was going to be made, it would have been made on TV prior to the actual PPV. One would think, anyways. I guess the idea here is that Rollins keeps running away from Dean whenever they get into a physical altercation. I don’t remember that happening every time, but since it happened once or twice, it’s now the central focus of their program. So, to combat the situation, they’re apparently going to get a bunch of WWE Superstars to stand around blocking his escape. Because why not…?

So I’ve gone ahead and put together a list of the TOP TEN MATCHES THAT ARE BETTER THAN A LUMBERJACK MATCH. 

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