20 Most Embarrassing Wrestling Botches Of 2018

Titus Worldslide was EPIC, but where does it rank on this list of almighty screw-ups?

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Who doesn't love a bloody good botch?

For better or worse, nothing in this sport goes viral faster than a skilled pro-wrestler making a tit of themselves on camera. These clips light Reddit, Twitter, and Facebook up in seconds, leaving the performers red-faced with embarrassment and fans reeling with laughter. Is it harsh? Absolutely, and there's no way those who find it funny could do what the wrestlers do on a nightly basis. That doesn't make big-time botches any less amusing, though.

A few criteria before we begin. First, no flubs that resulted in serious injury have been included. Entertainment is the focus here, not torture porn, so you won't find Hiromu Takahashi's neck-drop or any brick-throwing lucha libre fighters within. Secondly, in the interest of variety, we've restricted ourselves to a maximum of two botches per event; we could've probably populated half the list with screw-ups from the Greatest Royal Rumble alone.

Honourable mentions are legion, too. High-profile botches happen all the time, and even gathering 20 of the year's most hilarious barely scratches the surface, so go ahead and highlight any we missed down in the comments section below.

But enough talk: let's get to the f*ck-ups...

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Andy has been with WhatCulture for six years and is currently WhatCulture's Senior Wrestling Reporter. A writer, presenter, and editor with 10+ years of experience in online media, he has been a sponge for all wrestling knowledge since playing an old Royal Rumble 1992 VHS to ruin in his childhood. Having previously worked for Bleacher Report, Andy specialises in short and long-form writing, video presenting, voiceover acting, and editing, all characterised by expert wrestling knowledge and commentary. Andy is as much a fan of 1985 Jim Crockett Promotions as he is present-day AEW and WWE - just don't make him choose between the two.