Something that I have done in the past with WrestleMania and other PPVs is find ways to try and build some hype for the event. In the late 1990's during the "Era of Attitude" we saw two men leading the charge in the early days those men were Shawn Michaels & Triple H. However, things would change in 1998 when "HBK" was forced into early retirement due to a severe back injury and this is where Steve Austin took the lead. Michaels would be gone until 2002 when he would return as a member of the NWO as a manager at first before one of the biggest feud would begin.
As a kid who grew up during this time I remember the night that Triple H & Shawn Michaels teased the return of D-Generation X only to have Triple H turn on him and attack Michaels. This then lead to Michaels getting beaten up backstage the following week. When it was reveled that it was Triple H who attacked Michaels this opened the door for the official return of Michaels to the ring. In my opinion this match will go down as one of the best matches in the history of the "Biggest Party of the Summer" just based on the length of time Michaels had been out of the ring. Overall Michaels & Triple H not only showed how much chemistry they had with one another but that HBK could still go.
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