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10. Vader – While the WWF's presentation of Vader is very slap-dash (he's occasionally presented as an unstoppable monster in otherwise mid card programs), his angle with Yokozuna was very memorable, and he had a decent big man match with Razor Ramon at In Your House 7.
9. Yokozuna – To send him away to fat camp they needed a reason to write Yokozuna off, the beatdown by Vader provided that. His place in this list down to his facial expressions and ability to convey emotions – he's still probably unrivaled in that category.
8. Finlay/Regal - The setting may have been a stereotypically sterile WCW "parking lot", but these two beat the piss out of each other for eight minutes on and around four parked cars on the final Nitro in April. Lots of fun this.
7. Bret Hart – An absent friend, but Bret Hart made waves on the April 15th Raw, with a clip filmed right after Wrestlemania saying "I'm just going to fuck off for a while" before a remarkable interview filmed on the banks of the Rhine river in Germany where he made references to "certain wrestling organisations" throwing money around.
6. Bobby Heenan - "Tonight, gentlemen, is my last night...... APRIL FOOLS!" Heenan was a riot throughout April, but his show long joke about retiring crechendoed with what teased being a very touching moment between him and McMichael/Bischoff - until he revealed the whole thing was a gag. Lovely stuff.
5. Rob Van Dam – We'd heard about his great match with Sabu from February, but as it didn't air there was still a doubt. While there have been better matches in the promotion, his match with Sabuat Hostile City Showdown may have been the best between "two of ECW's own".
4. Diesel – Saving his best for last, Diesel had shown this month more than ever how completely out of place he was as a good guy babyface. The couldn't-give-a-shit attitude on screen was followed by a barn burner of a match against Shawn Michaels.
3. The Giant – Six title changes in seven months, but the title is back around the waist of The Giant, who defeated Ric Flair in an ending that shocked fans in attendance (largely because it was a Nitro match with a clean finish). Giant choked his way out of a figure four before hitting the chokeslam for the win.
2. Sabu – In 1994, many people touted Sabu to be the best wrestler in the world largely based off his highlight reel – two years on it seems like he's come back to prove it. Another great match, another great match with Rob Van Dam.
1. Shawn Michaels – His friends might be upping sticks, but Shawn Michaels finally has the road free and clear to start writing his own story at the top of the WWF mountain. A fantastic main event against Diesel at the pay per view, followed by a great angle with Davey Boy Smith and Diana Smith on the Raw that followed.