Ladder Match: Reaching for Glory



1979
[Best of 1979][Worst of 1979]
1979-07-27 | STAMPEDE | Paving the Way
Stampede Wrestling - In one of the earliest Ladder Matches in history, a young Jake Roberts takes on Big Daddy Ritter.



1987
[Best of 1987][Worst of 1987]
1987-07-18 | J CROCKETT | The Stakes are Raised
Great American Bash 1987 - Dusty Rhodes and Tully Blanchard battle for a large sum of money in the first ever Barbed Wire Ladder Match.


1992
[Best of 1992][Worst of 1992]
1992-07-21 | WWE | A First for WWE
The first Ladder Match to take place in a WWE ring saw Shawn Michaels and Bret Hart reaching for the coveted Intercontinental Championship.


1994
[Best of 1994][Worst of 1994]
1994-03-20 | WWE | The Bar is Set
WrestleMania X - The bar is raised for all Ladder Matches to come when Razor Ramon and Shawn Michaels battle for the Intercontinental Title.


1997
[Best of 1997][Worst of 1997]
1997-01-25 | WCW | Beyond Black and White
Souled Out 1997 - At the New World Order's first pay-per-view event, Syxx defends the United States Championship against Eddie Guerrero.


1998
[Best of 1998][Worst of 1998]
1998-01-10 | ECW | A Stairway to Hell
ECW's House Party 1998 - In a Ladder Match aptly titled the 'Stairway to Hell', Sabu goes one-on-one with The Sandman.

1998-08-30 | WWE | Two Leaders, One Championship
SummerSlam 1998 - The rivalry between DX and The Nation comes to an end when The Rock and Triple H battle for the Intercontinental Title.


1999
[Best of 1999][Worst of 1999]
1999-02-15 | WWE | A Bitter Rivalry Ends
RAW 299 - After months of trading the WWE Championship back and forth, The Rock and Mankind's rivalry ends in a Ladder Match for the gold.

1999-10-17 | WWE | The Terri Invitational
No Mercy 1999 - Edge and Christian face the New Brood, Jeff and Matt Hardy, for a monetary reward and the managerial services of Terri.


2000
[Best of 2000][Worst of 2000]
2000-04-02 | WWE | Triangle Ladder Match
WrestleMania 2000 - In a battle that would become the genesis of TLC, three legendary tag teams compete for gold in a Triangle Ladder Match.

2000-12-17 | WCW | For a Cruiserweight Contract
Starrcade 2000 - Evan Karagias and Jamie Knoble face The Jung Dragons and 3 Count in this Ladder Match for a Cruiserweight Title contract.


2002
[Best of 2002][Worst of 2002]
2002-07-01 | WWE | Earning Respect
RAW 475 - The incredible tenacity of Jeff Hardy earns him some respect when he challenges The Undertaker for the WWE Undisputed Title.


2003
[Best of 2003][Worst of 2003]
2003-05-18 | WWE | The Substitute
Judgment Day 2003 - Eddie Guerrero enlists Tajiri to fill in for Chavo Guerrero in challenging Team Angle for the WWE Tag Team Titles.


2006
[Best of 2006][Worst of 2006]
2006-08-16 | WWE | Reunited in Opposition
The former tag team duo of Rob Van Dam and Sabu meet on opposite sides of the ring in a Ladder Match for a shot at the ECW Championship.

2006-10-24 | WWE | The Whole Dam Big Show
Rob Van Dam tries to earn a contract for Big Show's ECW Championship by taking on The World's Largest Athlete in a Ladder Match.

2006-12-17 | WWE | The Gift That Keeps On Giving
Armageddon 2006 - Teddy Long gives the WWE Universe a special gift by turning an ordinary Tag Team Match into an unforgettable Ladder Match.

2006-12-23 | OVW | Phoenix Rises
Long before the Women's Revolution, Beth Phoenix and Katie Lea defied convention in this epic Ladder Match for the OVW Women's Championship.


2007
[Best of 2007][Worst of 2007]
2007-06-03 | WWE | A Proving Ground
One Night Stand 2007 - The World's Greatest Tag Team try climbing back to the top by challenging The Hardy Boyz for the WWE Tag Team Titles.

2007-12-10 | WWE | Going Xtreme and Staying Cool
RAW 759 - On the 15th Anniversary of Monday Night RAW, Jeff Hardy defends the Intercontinental Title in a Ladder Match against Carlito.


2008
[Best of 2008][Worst of 2008]
2008-10-05 | WWE | HBK Shows Y2J No Mercy
No Mercy 2006 - Chris Jericho's reign as World Heavyweight Champion is threatened by Shawn Michaels in this Ladder Match for the gold.


2009
[Best of 2009][Worst of 2009]
2009-06-07 | WWE | To Rise and Fall
Extreme Rules 2009 - Jeff Hardy's rise to glory in a Ladder Match against Edge for the World Title is followed by an unexpected fall.


2010
[Best of 2010][Worst of 2010]
2010-12-19 | WWE | Three for All
TLC 2010 - Kofi Kingston and Jack Swagger challenge Dolph Ziggler for the Intercontinental Championship in this memorable bout.


2012
[Best of 2012][Worst of 2012]
2012-12-16 | WWE | You Can't See The Show-Off
TLC 2012 - Dolph Ziggler defends his Money in the Bank contract for a shot at the World Heavyweight Championship against John Cena.


2014
[Best of 2014][Worst of 2014]
2014-02-27 | WWE | NXT Arrives!!!
NXT Arrival - Adrian Neville and Bo Dallas let the WWE Universe know that NXT is taking over in this Ladder Match for the NXT Championship.

2014-12-14 | WWE | Triumph and Desolation
TLC 2014 - Luke Harper puts his unlikely reign as Intercontinental Champion at risk against Dolph Ziggler in a Ladder Match for the gold.


2015
[Best of 2015][Worst of 2015]
2015-03-29 | WWE | A Movement is Reborn
WrestleMania - When seven WWE Superstars look to climb the ladder for the Intercontinental Championship, one man reignites a movement.

2015-08-22 | WWE | The Prize Fighter and The Demon
NXT TakeOver: Brooklyn - In one of the most exciting Ladder Matches ever, Finn Balor challenges Kevin Owens for the NXT Championship.

2015-12-13 | WWE | Reaching for the Power
TLC 2015 - The New Day puts the WWE Tag Team Titles on the line in a Triple Threat Ladder Match against The Usos and the Lucha Dragons.


2016
[Best of 2016][Worst of 2016]
2016-04-03 | WWE | An Unexpected Triumph
WrestleMania - A beloved and underrated Superstar finally attains a WrestleMania moment in this Ladder Match for the Intercontinental Title.


2017
[Best of 2017][Worst of 2017]
2017-04-02 | WWE | The Return of Xtreme
WrestleMania - The Hardy Boyz return to The Grandest Stage of Them All to compete for the RAW Tag Team Titles in a Fatal 4-Way Ladder Match.

2017-06-05 | WWE | Reaching For Glory Intro
See some of the greatest Superstars of all time reaching for glory with all of your favorite Ladder Matches in this WWE Network Collection!