The most epic comebacks in WWE's history

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24 Jan 2019

Five shocking returns of all time in WWE's history

When WWE superstars take time off WWE, they usually do so to act in a movie or recuperate from an injury.

Sometimes these absences from weekly programs are incorporated in the storylines, and used to their full effect with an epic comeback of the superstar on television.

Here we bring to you the five most shocking instances of a WWE superstar returning to action.

John Cena

John Cena staged a brilliant comeback at Royal Rumble 2008

John Cena staged a brilliant comeback at Royal Rumble 2008

John Cena was out with an injury to his pectoral muscle for long, and nobody expected him to return for the 2008 Royal Rumble.

The event was held at the Madison Square Garden that year, and when finally his music played, electricity swept over the audience and they rose up in unison to cheer him.

Cena won the match and proceeded to headline WrestleMania.

Shawn Michaels

Return of Shawn Michaels as an NWO member

Shawn Michaels was out of action since 1997, but usually appeared in a non-performing manner in WWE after his injury.

He was not present for 18 months onscreen before he came back as a member of the infamous faction New World Order, to equal measures of shock and amazement from the WWE fans.

He proceeded to perform in a brilliant match against Triple H.

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Edge

Edge returns to haunt the Deadman himself

Edge returns to haunt the Deadman himself

Edge had returned to WWE after recuperating from an injury for four months, and decided to attack The Undertaker.

While Taker was fighting against Batista in a Hell in A Cell match, Edge, dressed as a cameraman, was present inside the cell and attacked Taker.

This resulted in Undertaker losing his title, but he did take his revenge at WrestleMania.

The Undertaker

The Undertaker's eerie return back in 1994

The Undertaker has made some of the best returns in WWE history, but the most epic one was made in 1994 after being locked in a casket by Yokozuna.

Ted DiBiase introduced a fake Undertaker while the original Phenom was gone, but in SummerSlam 1994, Paul Bearer returned with the original Deadman.

The Undertakers fought each other, and the original guy prevailed.

Bret Hart

Bret Hart shocked the WWE universe by staging a comeback

Bret Hart shocked the WWE universe by staging a comeback

One of the best wrestlers to ever step into a WWE ring, Bret Hart had left the company in 1997 after the Montreal Screwjob incident and never returned until 2010.

And when he did, he called upon Shawn Michaels, the man behind the entire saga.

Michaels came out, and to loud cheers, the two legends hugged each other and settled the infamous dispute.

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John Cena

Shawn Michaels

The Undertaker

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Cell

Madison Square Garden

Montreal Screwjob

New World Order

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Paul Bearer

Royal Rumble 2008

SummerSlam 1994

Taker

Ted DiBiase

Triple H

Triple H. Return

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