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4. Jake Roberts (WrestleMania 8)

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The fallout of WrestleMania in 1992 saw Hulk Hogan and Roddy Piper make scheduled exits, but Roberts' was just slightly more sudden. "The Snake" felt slighted about being passed over for the Pat Patterson's vacated booker position, and gave his notice.

Roberts wasn't expected to leave immediately following WrestleMania 8, but he made sure that it happened. Before his match with The Undertaker, Roberts demanded his written release be prepared, or he'd walk out. Roberts got his wish, worked the match, then left.

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In addition to writing lists and commentaries for Cultaholic, Justin is also a features writer and interviewer for Fighting Spirit Magazine, and is co-author of the WWE-related book Titan Screwed: Lost Smiles, Stunners, and Screwjobs.