5 Incredible WWE Mills You May Not Know Mike Chioda was the Referee

  • These 5 matches were some of the best of the last few decades of WWE wrestling.
  • Mike Chioda has left a legacy that will never go away.

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Revised April 17, 2020, 12:26 IST

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Shawn Michaels; John Cena; Brock Lesnar

In a week that has not been the best for professional wrestling, the expression Mike Chaiwada to WWE in any sense of the word is something that has stuck with many for this week’s incredible event.

Chiyoda has been involved in racing matches in the WWE since the organization became known as the World Wrestling Federation. He is probably the longest running WWE referee and has been around for more than 3 years.

His first appearance for the organization was in 1989.

Since then, the referee has been the dominant voice of authority throughout the match numerous times. As a result, some of the most famous matches in WWE history have seen Mike Chioda as a referee.

With that in mind, we’re going to talk about the 5 most incredible matches in this article, where he was the referee.

With no further action, let’s get into it.


# 5 WrestleMania XIV – Shawn Michaels vs. Steve Austin

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Shawn Michaels vs. Stone Cold

WrestleMania XIV is one of those nights Shawn Michaels He wants to be forgotten – not because he missed the title, but because his attitude is to get into the match. It was a completely different version of the Heartbreak Kid that we know today.

It was for the big crown moment ‘Stone Cold Steve Austin Where he would truly be the face of WWE – Unfortunately, his opponent was coming into the match with a number of issues. At that year’s Royal Rumble, Shawn Michaels broke his back in a match against Undertaker and was in incredible pain this whole time.

Not only that, it was this time that Michaels was battling substance abuse with his monsters. As a result, as other wrestlers became concerned, Undertaker famously stood in gorilla position as a warning to Michaels to drop the belt as it was planned. There was concern that he would take things into his own hands, because it was obvious that he was reluctant to let the whip go.

Another referee, Mike Chioda, who played a smaller role in the match. In what might seem like an insignificant role, the referee had to be knocked out so that Mike Tyson could come in with confidence and count down Shawn Michaels’ final fall, with Stone Cold’s hand as the champion.

Chiyoda did his job and after a controversial match referee where Michaels was cheating on all he deserved, he was squashed between the turnbuckles by Stone Cold and Michaels’ combined bodysuit where he threw nine times, not once.

Published 17th April 2020, 12:26 IST

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