Just months removed from Shane McMahon's quality television write-off against Kevin Owens on the maiden edition of SmackDown on Fox, it's worth remembering that a contest with a McMahon is not always as dire as it may first seem.
Limited as all the family members may be, the smoke and mirrors employed to make their contests genuine talking points on a show are usually effective, and they're invariably happy to take a kicking for the cause. Their matches have subsequently been particularly memorable over the years, especially if Vince himself is the one making the ludicrous strut to the ring for an overdue beating.
Despite some noteworthy battles, the Chairman has actually engaged in several efforts that feature all the typical McMahon hallmarks but little of the replay value his higher profile conflicts have come to earn.
With WrestleMania season looming, there's every chance at least one of them (and yes, Triple H counts now) will be preparing to step back into the squared circle on the 'Show Of Shows' stage for the brightest possible spotlight on another absurd offering. It's their company and sadly their believed birthright, but the patriarch has contributed a few forgotten fights to the archive that are well worth a rewatch...
We Need To Talk About Kevin (Nash).
Michael can be found in articles or on podcasts extolling the virtues of New Generation WWF, New Japan Pro Wrestling or the new WWE angle they definitely definitely won’t ruin this time.