Being a scripted sport, professional wrestling relies on talking points and controversies to keep fans watching.

However, sometimes the controversy isn’t scripted and actual events have lead to being shown to the whole audience.

The 17 controversial incidents changed the whole script and left us all stunned.

 

17. WCW/ECW Fight For Awesome

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Similar to how Bret Hart got screwed over, Mike Awesome was ECW Champion at the time and was about to jump ship to WCW, but Awesome ended up losing the title on ECW to newly signed WWE wrestler and former ECW original Taz.

The plan was thought up by Heyman and agreed by Vince.