Shawn Michaels Talks About His Famous Ladder Matches with Razor Ramon and Their Lasting Impact

Shawn Michaels
Shawn Michaels (WWE)

Shawn Michaels, a WWE Hall of Famer, recently talked about his famous ladder match with Razor Ramon for the Intercontinental Championship at WrestleMania X. He admitted he didn’t realize how important the match would become. Michaels lost to Ramon at WrestleMania X but later won against him at SummerSlam 1995.

In an interview with “Sportsnet,” Michaels expressed his admiration for his mid-90s matches with Ramon. He also reflected on participating in WWE’s first-ever ladder match with Bret Hart. Michaels highlighted the innovation and effort both he and his opponents put into these early ladder matches.

Shawn Michaels and Razor Ramon
Shawn Michaels and Razor Ramon (WWE)

Michaels noted that when he and Ramon first competed in the ladder match, they didn’t anticipate its future importance. They aimed to deliver the best performance possible with this new concept. He takes pride in how these matches have endured over time and appreciates WWE’s efforts to enhance the ladder match format, making it more extravagant.

Throughout his WWE career, Michaels competed in six ladder matches, with the two against Ramon standing out as the most memorable. Despite his notable performances, Michaels’ overall record in ladder matches was 2-4, underscoring the challenging nature of this match type.

Praneet Thakar

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