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WWE Survivor Series 2002: 5 Awesome Things And 5 That Sucked

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The 2002 edition of WWE Survivor Series is one of the most memorable Survivor Series events because it took place in the world’s most famous arena Madison Square Garden in New York City on November 17, 2002.

It’s a famous show because it was headlined by the first ever Elimination Chamber match in WWE history. Going into it we had no idea what the Elimination Chamber was going to look like. They had all these hype videos and descriptions of it, but until we saw it we really didn’t know. The main event featured six men battling for Triple H’s World Title with the main focus on the returning Shawn Michaels, who was wrestling in only his second match of the last four years.

There were a lot of great things happening on the Smackdown brand at this time. It was when Paul Heyman was booking the
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Jim Ross’ 10 Greatest WWE Signings Ever

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Whilst scouting talent in his role as Senior Vice President of Talent Relations, Jim Ross was responsible for some of the greatest signings in the history of WWE’s superstar roster.

He’s been the voice of a generation in the business, but good old J.R combined his on screen responsibilities with his behind the scenes role between 1996 and 2003, identifying and managing wrestling talent. As it turned out, Ross proved to know a thing or two about what was needed to build a top star.

Always keeping an eye on charisma, confidence and a good look, Jr was the man responsible for finding men and women who could fit the bill of WWE superstar later down the line. WWE’s former play-by-play man had an excellent strike rate, with several of his hires going on to lift multiple WWE championship belts. Ross proved that he could identify
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