10 Times Wrestlers Were Confronted By THEMSELVES!

Sting, Hulk Hogan, Undertaker and more join Randy Orton in being confronted by their own image!

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As of this writing, extremely fresh in the memory is the sight of Randy Orton being confronted by a twisted, Bray Wyatt-influenced version of Randy Orton on a TV screen.

Ordinarily, this would seem a bit odd, would come across as tacky and would have wrestling fans slapping their head in that WTF manner that we're all so accustomed to. But that's the thing; the ongoing rivalry between 'The Fiend' Bray Wyatt and Orton has made us extremely accustomed to some forehead-slapping moments of TV.

The Viper isn't the first wrestler to be presented with the visage of their supposed self, mind, and he likely will not be the last. Over the decades, some of the biggest names in the history of the business have found themselves being confronted with what appears to be their doppelganger.

Some of these confrontations have been, like Orton's, cringe-inducing, yet others have been pulled off surprisingly well. That is, as well as such an idea can be pulled off, of course.

Here, then, are ten examples of wrestlers who at one point in time had to share screen time with what was depicted as 'themselves'.

10. The Undertaker

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After the bonkers antics of the 1994 Royal Rumble PPV - see: locked in a coffin by Yokozuna and a bunch of lower card heels, then his spirit ascending to somewhere - the Undertaker's seven-month absence from the then-WWF came to an end by that year's SummerSlam.

While the real-life Mark Calaway had taken that time off to heal a back injury, his time away from Vince McMahon's promotion saw Ted DiBiase lay claim to having the Deadman under his management. This angle would commence once WrestleMania X was in the rear-view mirror, with DiBiase's words shot down by the returning Paul Bearer.

From there, this mystery would finally be answered at SummerSlam '94, with DiBiase and Bearer bringing their Undertakers together in a bout to prove who the real Phenom was.

The whole story was clearly hokey, the SummerSlam bout was nothing to write home about, and Bearer's 'Taker won out because, well, because one look at him made you realise that he was clearly the Undertaker who'd been seen by WWF audiences for four years by that point.

As for Ted DiBiase's Underfaker, he was portrayed by Calaway's cousin Brian Lee, aka Chainz of the Disciples of Apocalypse faction that would turn up in WWF in 1997.

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