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10 Biggest Post-WWE WrestleMania Shockers

The best spring surprises!

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WrestleMania is big, but it's not the be all and end all of pro wrestling.

As many major storylines get their payoffs at the Show of Shows, new intrigue and drama needs to be created the very next evening. As such, the episode of Raw immediately following WrestleMania contains a ton of surprises, and is usually considered one of the best of the year.

This year's post-WrestleMania Raw was no different - Finn Bálor, who was injured at SummerSlam last year, made a long-awaited return to WWE programming, while two-time NXT Tag Team Champions The Revival debuted on the main roster. Those were just two of the shockers that made Raw so newsworthy.

Over the course of Raw's 24-year history, there have been dozens (well, two) of post-WrestleMania editions and hundreds of surprises that have come along with them. This list is an attempt to whittle it down to the absolute best - though there were many, many options from which to choose, some stood out as head and shoulders above the rest. So with the post-WrestleMania frenzy starting to fade, and the post-post-WrestleMania time for reflection having finally arrived, let's relive some of those amazing, stunning moments...

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Scott Fried is a Slammy Award-winning* writer living and working in New York City. He has been following/writing about professional wrestling for many years and is a graduate of Lance Storm's Storm Wrestling Academy. Follow him on Twitter at https://twitter.com/scottfried. *Best Crowd of the Year, 2013