With Wrestlemania 31 coming up in a few weeks, a lot of people will be talking about the current state of the WWE and bemoaning the Golden Age of wrestling’s past. To remember the good ol’ days, here are some rarely seen photos of several wrestling greats.
Paul Bearer, the Undertaker, X-Pac, Bret Hart and Tatanka having some drinks.
Young Brock Lesnar.
The Undertaker playing basketball.
Goldust gives an autograph to future wrestler Emma.
ECW alumni Spike Dudley, Stevie Richards, D-Von Dudley, Justin Credible, Lance Storm, Blue Meanie, Bubba Ray Dudley, Nunzio/Little Guido, Terry Funk, Beullah McGuillicuty and Tommy Dreamer take a group photo.
Stone Cold Steve Austin with a young CM Punk.
Shawn Michaels and Stone cold Steve Austin hanging out in the sun.
Scott Hall measuring up a young Shawn Michaels (back when he went by “Sean”).
Vince and Shane McMahon with retired wrestler Hayabusa.
JBL and Bubba Ray in front of Mount Rushmore.
John Cena looking bored at an Apple store.
Paul Bearer in his military days.
A photo taken in the late 1990s when Nitro and Raw both had shows in the same city on the same date.
A picture taken after Wrestlemania XX.
Bret Michaels, Vince McMahon and Hulk Hogan hanging out backstage.
Young Chris Jericho with Ricky Steamboat.
Randy Savage and Ultimate Warrior getting ready for Wrestlemania 7.
The Hardy Boyz and Lita in a pool.
A bunch of wrestlers having some beers.
Christian with the Hardy Boyz.
Kevin Nash getting comfortable on Meng’s lap.
Kevin Nash and Shawn Michaels comparing belts.
CM Punk, Matt Sydal, AJ Styles and Daniel Bryan waiting to eat breakfast at a Cracker Barrel.
The Hardy Botz, Al Snow, Scotty 2 Hotty, Mick Foley and Edge going on a roller coaster.
The Undertaker with his wife.
Sheamus, CM Punk, Ted Dibiase and Daniel Bryan with a strange looking guy.
Terry Gordy and Michael Hayes.
Ricky Steamboat, Kevin Sullivan, Arn Anderson, Steve Austin and William Regal at the beach.
Wilt Chamberlain and Andre the Giant holding up Arnold Schwarzenegger.