11 Greatest Carry Jobs In WWE History

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'Carry: The act of one wrestler guiding a typically less experienced performer through a match. Also refers to a match or angle in which a particularly skilled performer is able to make an inferior wrestler look good, or is perceived to be doing all the work. (source; Wikipedia - Glossary of professional wrestling terms)'.

For all the physicality involved and every individual's quest for personal dominance and/or success, professional wrestling still requires the commitment and cooperation of two (or four) performers working collaboratively for the best possible outcome. A victory for one is only ever as good as the loss their opponent took.

Ultimately, not everybody will ever reach the same skill level, and even less will reach an in-ring pinnacle to be considered one of the very best in the world. One of the key ways certain special talents achieve such respect is in how they carry inferior foes.

Shane McMahon entered in a credible display against 'The Phenomenal' AJ Styles at WrestleMania 33, for example, but can thank AJ's tirelessly proficient ability for aiding the performance. The match over-delivered almost entirely thanks to the work of the former WWE Champion, with Shane's high spots and big moments glued together by an actual wrestling instead of the usual frantic gasps for air.

There have been examples of this throughout WWE history, with several great performers elevating their opponent way beyond expectations, often as they both shared their biggest stage.


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