The World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) recently published a list of the best wrestlers ever. Many people, from the mid-1990s to the 2020s, who began following the WWE, have lived through an era that has seen massive fans following their wrestlers and the intensity of fans for WWE have elevated it beyond borders. WWE has become a global brand by many iconic stars. Whether their moves or their speech, the actions of most of these wrestlers have made them unbelievably popular. In this article, we will examine seven names, which in the modern era redefined the sport for us.
Here are the top 10 greatest WWE wrestlers of all time:
10. Randy Orton
At the age of 24, he was awarded as the youngest world champion in WWE history after securing the World Heavyweight Championship from Chris Benoit.
With this success, he left the Evolution along with a dispute with his previous stablemates started.
In 2006, Orton united with Edge in a label group known as Rated-RKO.
During his underlying years in WWE, Orton’s moves were that of “the Legend Killer,” a youthful and arrogant ability who disregarded and typically crushed a few legends.
His tenure has contained 13-World Title victories.
Orton, from 2006 onwards, turned out to be unquestionably dependable to WWE.
He was the person that WWE could easily position the whole organization/brand around inside a minute’s notice – this is, and will consistently be, madly significant to WWE.
The most important thing is- Orton has discovered his joy, and the previous Legend Killer has set himself as an established legend.
Jacobs was relaunched in the year 1997, coached well by the famous Ray Candy and Dean before getting into the wrestling arena.
One of the most famous ‘Hell in a Cell’ matches happened when Jacobs was launched as the great wrestler, Undertaker’s brother, which cost the Undertaker his brawl against Shawn Michaels.
He was the third Grand Slam Champion, making him one of the best WWE wrestlers ever.
Furthermore, Kane is the eighth Triple Crown champion in WWE history.
At WrestleMania, he won the famous ECW Championship and set a precedent by defeating Chavo Guerrero in less than 12 seconds.
This is not the only record Kane has broken in his profession, as he wiped out a sum of 11 wrestlers at the 2001 ‘Royal Rumble.’
Right up till today, that record has still not been broken.
8. Triple H
At World Championship Wrestling, Paul was given the name Terra Ryzing.
He used to threaten individuals, and this name fitted his tricks and was known as Hunter Hearst Hemsley before this name.
HHH has additionally achieved various titles during his tenure, like ‘Intercontinental Championship’ five times in a row, ‘WLG Champion’ thrice, ‘WTT Championship’ twice, single Unified WWE championship, double-cross ‘European Champion,’ plus ‘best on the planet’ title fourteen times, which proved him to be the organization’s 7th ‘Triple Crown Champion’ along with the second ‘Grand Slam Champion.’
Furthermore, Paul is a double-cross ‘RR coordinate’ champ and the ‘King of the Ring’ competition winner.
Later during his vocation, Paul picked up outstanding quality because of his off-camera stuff at WWE, forming the formative branch NXT, plus picking up acclaim regarding his business insight in professional wrestling.
7. Hulk Hogan
Terry was launched in 1979 by the renowned WWF owner Mr.McMahon, and his first win was against the wrestler Andre.
In 1984, Terry was awarded the WWF Championship belt because of his impeccable win against the wrestler Iron Sheik.
Hogan rapidly gained a lot of stardom, along with legendary names like Hulkamania.
As a whole, Terry was awarded twelve times as the World Champion, World Wrestling Entertainment champion six times, along with six awards from the World Championship Wrestling.
By the year 1985, he became immensely popular among the Americans, and his profile was marketed to trade various types of products and gradually took up leading roles in a few films and movies.
Hulk took the lead in the film ‘No Holds Barred’ which was moderately successful.
He was also starred in other film projects like Mr. Nanny in the year 1993 and Santa With Muscles in the year 1996.
No doubt considering all his achievements, it was no brainer to be included among the top 10 WWE wrestlers of all time.
6. Ric Flair
Richard was launched in the year 1972 in Rice Lake against George Gadaski.
That exact match ended up within ten minutes with a draw, and Richard was popularly called ”Nature Boy.”
His turbulent life includes a stressed relationship with his new parents, various wounds, four bombed relationships, and the child’s heart-rending loss.
In a profession traversing over 40 decades, he has broken a few records and made new records by achieving various championships.
Richard was officially awarded multiple titles like the NWA World Heavyweight Champion eight times, six times with the WCW World Heavyweight Champion, and twice as WWF Champion.
His sheer enthusiasm for wrestling provoked him to wrestle for Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA) even a very long time after authoritatively resigning from wrestling.
Notwithstanding, he later conceded that wrestling for TNA was his ”number one regret of his profession.”
Richard is presently seen in WWE to support his girl, Charlotte.
5. John Cena
John Cena is an American actor, and television presenter, and perhaps the greatest WWE wrestler.
Cena got awarded the OVW heavyweight championship during the year 2002, and by then, he was launched during June in WWE, where he got together with the most popular programs called Smackdown.
After two years, John Cena earned a prestigious title known as the US Championship, on defeating Big Show during the year 2004 in the championship of Wrestlemania XX.
After a few years, John had scored various triumphs. During the year 2007, Cena turned out to be the first wrestler to win against Umaga.
During his hustle, his trip was rapid and impeccable.
He was named “The Prototype” because, during the year 2000, he achieved the renowned UPW title in California.
Through 2001, John Cena pulled out the thought of authorities of the World Wrestling Championship, and afterward, in 2001, the energetic wrestler signed an agreement with the OVW.
4. Shawn Michaels
Shawn was launched in the year 1988.
He started his wrestling profession with UWF and AWA and won the prestigious championship called AWA twice while being in collaboration with the wrestler Marty Jannetty.
Both of them quickly marked with the WWF during 1987, while being in contract with AWA.
Shawn later took up as a solitary entertainer, taking on another image of “The Heartbreak Kid” and shifted into the main event circle as a fan top choice.
He yielded an impressive effect on booking choices as the pioneer of the backstage group called The KLIQ, which anyway got ruined in 1996.
The latter year, Shawn collaborated with the Hunter Hearst Hemsley, who regularly was also called the Triple H (HHH), Rick Rude, and Chyna to shape the DX (D-generation X).
This particular gathering together was popularly renowned for their naïve, crude humor.
3. Stone Cold Steve Austin
The late 1990s and mid-2000s era belonged to Stone Cold, whose persona drove him to turn into the foremost WWE genius among WWE Universe.
The quarrel with Vince Mc Mahon, the WWE Chairman, still remains one of the greatest controversies in history.
Stone Cold has stowed many achievements in the wrestling industry thus placing him as one of the top WWE wrestlers of all time.
He achieved a total of 19 championships during his vocation, where Stone was given the honorable title of the popular World Heavyweight Championship six times, a double-cross Intercontinental Title, along with a Tag Team Champion for four times in a row.
He was also awarded as the Triple Crown champion in World Wrestling Entertainment.
He even bagged the King of the Ring competition in 1996, just like 1998, 1997, and 2001 Royal Rumble championships, which made him the chief personality to acquire the battle thrice.
2. Dwayne Johnson
Dwayne Johnson fought against famous wrestlers like The Brooklyn Brawler in the championship of WWF.
After few other battles, which included the renowned win with Bart Sawyer, the wrestler, he was honored with Flex Kavana by WWF.
Johnson later went for a unique brand of world-class wrestlers and started a notorious fight with the wrestler Steve Austin.
He won a consolidated 17 different WWE titles during his tenure.
He was starred in several blockbuster movies like a supernatural bad guy, scorpion king, game plan, etc.
Johnson’s acting vocation kept on flourishing through his appearances in several movies such as Driver (2010) and the most popular Fast and Furious 6 in 2013.
During 2014, movie directors featured him as a tough man in Hercules.
He additionally came back to wrestling brawls every once in a while, incorporating a 2014 collaboration with the famous Stone Cold and Hulk Hogan at WrestleMania 30.
1. The Undertaker
Many WWE fans, critics, and other athletes regard The Undertaker best WWE wrestler of all time.
During the year 1989, he bagged the title of ‘Master of Pain’ in the USWA Unified World Heavyweight Championship.
He achieved several WWF titles in the years 1991, 1997, 1999, and 2002, respectively.
He was also the winner of the WWF Hardcore Championship in the year 2001.
The net worth of the Undertaker as of August 2019 is $17 Million.
The Undertaker’s presentation in the ‘Royal Rumble’ battle in 2007 is viewed as one of his most energizing ones.
Five expert wrestling matches were included on the occasion’s SuperCard, and he won the title by defeating one of the most mainstream wrestlers, Shawn Michaels.
Additionally, just as a ton, a more considerable measure of his achievements is one that no one else has had the alternative to mirror.
Throughout the years, The Undertaker’s chalked up different less commended awards that none of his friends can say they’ve coordinated. From striking scalps guaranteed on the greatest of stages to a full house of wins upon every single individual from one of the organization’s most decorated stables.