5 Best Wrestling Tag-Teams That Never Were

1. Edge & Chris Jericho

Edge Chris Jericho Tag Team Champions

Injuries are wrestling's cruelest mistress.

In the summer of 2009, Chris Jericho and Edge formed a cavalcade of Canadian wrestling awesomeness by winning the Unified WWE Tag Titles at The Bash pay-per-view. Their win over The Colóns and the team of Cody Rhodes and Ted DiBiase seemed to hint that Rated-Y2J (a name we've just made up) would dominate the division for the remainder of the year.

It wasn't to be. Shortly after becoming a 12-time tag champ, Edge suffered a nasty achilles injury that benched him for the rest of 2009. That ended his association with Jericho, and, whilst it did lead to a feud between the pair, one wonders what kind of brilliance they would have shared as a team. We'll never know.

Edge and Jericho was the kind of team WWE could rely on to lead the young lions in the tag ranks through some of the best two-on-two matches in years. As good as Big Show was alongside Jericho in Jeri-Show, he wasn't a workhorse like Y2J's fellow countryman, and their team ended up having a completely different dynamic.

What other tag-teams do you know of that almost happened but didn't actually come to fruition? Let us know down in the comments section below!

We need more writers about The Undertaker! Get started below...

Create Content and Get Paid


Lifelong wrestling, video game, music and sports obsessive who has been writing about his passions since childhood. Also a pro wrestling commentator and former manager with a love of sparkly jackets.