WWE: Ranking The Top Ten Moments of 2020

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5. Bray Wyatt beats John Cena in a Firefly Funhouse match

If you have to even contemplate the weirdest “wrestling” match of all time, you haven’t seen the Firefly Funhouse match. Even the infamous King of the Road match on the back of a literal semi-truck had wrestling. The Firefly Funhouse match was brilliant and creative, but at the same time, we are still trying to figure out exactly what it was.

It broke almost every rule the WWE had and picked fun at itself. There was nothing like it before and may never be anything like it again. Bray Wyatt and John Cena went on a wild adventure that visited the beginnings of both men’s careers. During the Firefly Funhouse match, we even took a wild ride through the past through the eyes of Wyatt and Cena.

We saw the two as fictional members of the New World Order, which was shocking enough to see John Cena wearing NWO’s black and white colors. We also saw a “tag-team” promo between the two mocking the mega powers. At the end of the “match,” The Fiend caught Cena with a mandible claw and it was all over from there.

Wyatt got his vengeance and finally defeated John Cena at WrestleMania. However, it is the content of the match that fans will always remember. All of the backstage rules were broken and WWE through the fourth wall almost completely out. Watching this match back anytime is almost like the first time ever. The ride is always a wild one.

4. Roman Reigns returns at SummerSlam

After being taking time off due to COVID, Roman Reigns was replaced at WrestleMania 36 by Braun Strowman. Strowman would go on to defeat Goldberg in impressive fashion to become the Universal Champion.

Unfortunately, most WWE fans knew that this wasn’t supposed to be Strowman’s moment. It was supposed to be Roman who defeated Goldberg at WrestleMania.

After four months of being absent, Roman returned at the 2020 SummerSlam and laid waste to Braun Strowman and The Fiend Bray Wyatt. The whole world was buzzing as this wasn’t the same Roman Reigns that left. This Roman was here to wreck everyone and leave.

After years of WWE fans begging the WWE to do it, Roman Reigns finally turned heel. In the process, he dominated two of the biggest names in the company and reigned supreme. Nobody could have expected what would come from Roman Reigns from this return.

You could see the subtle changes in Reigns but was far from the “Tribal Chief” ruling as Universal Champion that we have today. This was a Roman that the fans still loved to boo, but everyone was cheering on this night. However, all the fans booing Roman all these years have a great reason to do so.