50 Ups & 50 Downs For WWE's Decade: The 2010s


50. Edge Retires

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A devastating start to the decade for all the Edgeheads but something of a lucky escape for the 'Rated-R Superstar' himself, the forced medical retirement of then-World Champion Edge reduced crowds of a certain age to floods.

The obvious plus to the tear-soaked scene was that he'd done it on his own terms, and before he could damage his legacy - the unexpected news came immediately after a successful WrestleMania 27 World Heavyweight Championship defence against Alberto Del Rio. He didn't want to go, but at least he left on top.

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