10 Biggest "Out Of Left Field" WWE Booking Decisions

You never saw them coming...and you'll never forget they happened.

Not every major booking decision that unfolds on WWE television has to make sense within the context of a given storyline. Throughout the company's long and illustrious history, some of the greatest and most memorable moments have been the result of some serious off-the-wall booking. They are moments that shocked audiences, leaving them either sat in stunned silence or full throat as they witness history. Some were inconceivable losses. Others were inexplicable victories, the result of power plays that did more harm than good. Still others were unimaginable, cross-promotional occurrences that had never been seen before and, most likely, will not be seen again. They are rare in nature, and generally pack a big emotional punch whenever they do occur. Recently, the road to WrestleMania 32 produced another such occurrence when the prodigal son, Shane McMahon, returned to the sports-entertainment world for the first time in seven years. With the build to the year's biggest event underway, and a sense of desperation on the part of management setting in, the WWE Universe should be prepared for more booking decisions to come from way out of left field and shake the foundation of the company. Just like these 10 historic moments did...

Erik Beaston is a freelance pro wrestling writer who likes long walks in the park, dandelions and has not quite figured out that this introduction is not for He resides in Parts Unknown, where he hosts weekly cookouts with Kane, The Ultimate Warrior, Papa Shango and The Boogeyman. Be jealous.