As 2016 draws to a close, we can look back and see a year that had a number of its ups and downs in a WWE ring.
As 2016 draws to a close, we can look back and see a year that had a number of its ups and downs in the wrestling ring. The year stood out, as there were lives lost and careers that ended. There were also a number of moments that caught fans’ attention, not necessarily because they were good or bad, but because they were simply so out of the ordinary.
What constitutes a strange moment could be occasions, where it’s unclear if what fans have witnessed is on the level or scripted. The strangeness originates amidst the confusion of what fans are witnessing.
The moments selected for this list include booking decisions that the majority of fans couldn’t have predicted, a match that ended prematurely, an injury that the referee wasn’t aware of, and a multi-time international champion leaving fans in awe by losing.
Regardless of whatever the specifics behind these moments were, they certainly were odd moments to have witnessed. Here are the WWE’s five strangest moments in 2016.