Shawn Michaels, in the eyes of many, is the single greatest in-ring worker of all-time and one of the greatest wrestlers to ever step foot in the ring. The latter is certainly not disputable and the former in itself is very difficult to dispute. It’s hard to find someone who understood in-ring psychology the way Michaels did and there was only one other superstar who was on his level during his prime – Bret Hart.
Since then, Shawn Michaels has naturally been the gold standard in terms of being a quality WWE superstar. Many superstars of the younger generations have taken inspiration from The Heartbreak Kid and used his arsenal in their own. As a result of many taking inspiration from him, there have been multiple superstars who have been dubbed as “the second coming” of Shawn Michaels.
Here are five such superstars.
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