During the 1960s, 1970s, 1980s, and 1990s, the biggest wrestlers and walking giants were the order of the day. Fans liked such matches and franchises of wrestling quickly acted to make that dream matches a reality. These wrestling ghosts easily attracted crowds, Andre the Giant to Giant Baba to Mountain Mike to the Great Khali.
These are the top 10 tallest wrestlers in WWE:
10. The Undertaker
(real name) Mike William Calaway, 6 feet 10-inch wrestler, popularly known as the Dead Man or The Undertaker, belongs to Houston, Texas. He is known as one of the best wrestlers of an everlasting period and is still linked with the WWE. He is a seven-time World Heavyweight Champion withholding the WWE title belt four times and the World Heavyweight Title belt about 3 times. When he entered the WWE, he took the stage name as The Undertaker. He achieved a lot of significant straightforward recognition as a frightful and mysterious individual who sets up tactics to make his opponents fear him. This shows that it connects him to the mystic or celestial forces. For instance, sometimes, after getting hit by the opponent’s finishing move, he would get up and sit in the ring as if nothing happened to him, keeping his opponent stunned. We know the Undertaker to have a winning streak of 21 constant triumphs in WrestleMania’s grandest stage. Wrestling fans know this win streak of the Undertaker as “The Streak.”
9. Kevin Nash
Kevin Nash is 6 feet 11-inch American entertainer and withdrawn, competent wrestler mostly known for his time in WCW, WWF, and TNA. He has wrestled with multiple ring names, but profoundly known by his actual name and also as Diesel (ring name) in the WWF. Diesel has won various title belts starting from the WWF World Intercontinental and Tag Team Championships in the WWE. If we combine his WWE, WCW, and TNA careers, he has claimed 21 title belts, counting his six-time World championship reign, and a 12-time world tag team championship reign. Diesel also became the first person to win a fight against Goldberg to break his no-lose 173-0 streak. In January 1994, Kevin Nash entered the Royal Rumble, where he eliminated 7 men under 18 minutes. Kevin Nash won a bout against Backlund, which was an 8-second quick squash match.
8. Robert Maillet
Robert Maillet is a prior 7 feet tall Canadian entertainer and a withdrawn, skilled wrestler. He is very profoundly known for his time span in the WWF amidst 1997 to 1999, in which he used to act under the well-known name of Kurrgan being the part of the Truth Commission and the Oddities. Kurrgan made his first entrance to the WWF in the year 1991, where he was called the Cajun Giant and won his dark match against Bob Bradley. In the Super World of Sports, he has also acted as the Giant Goliath. He was called Kurrgan the Interrogator as his finishing move was an Iron Claw submission hold.
7. Big Cass
William Morrissey, more profoundly known by the name Big Cass, was born in Glendale, Queens, New York City; he was a student of the Archbishop Molloy High School and had Irish and Italian heritage. Tough not recognized among tall WWE wrestlers, he is 7 feet in height. Big Cass went through coaching in competent wrestling from the famous wrestling school of American withdrawn proficient wrestler, Johnny Rodz in Brooklyn, New York.
Kane, originating from Madrid, Spain with the actual name of Glen Jacobs, is a proficient WWE wrestler. After being trained by Ray Candy and Dean Malenko, Kane debuted into the wrestling revolution. Glen started his wrestling career in the WWE from around 1993 or 1994. During his debut into the WWE, he used to wear a mask, a bodysuit, and full-length gloves with a 7 feet height. But nowadays, he walks up to the ring with just a pair of pants and boots and no mask. WWE fans know Kane for his wrestling matches with the Undertaker most of the start of his career. Kane had made Undertaker lose many opportunities to attain the WWF titles, causing more battles between them. Kane shows his fear of fire by lighting up the ring’s corners with fire flames every time he wins a match. He won the WWF Championship by defeating Steve Austin in a First Blood match in Raw’s episode.
5. Big Show
Big Show is an American Wrestler and is often seen among WWE tallest wrestlers. He has an enormous height of 7 feet. He is a seven-time world champion and the only person to have held all four titles at least once in his career, namely, WCW Heavyweight Title two times, the WWE Championship two times, WWE World Heavyweight Championship twice, and ECW World Heavyweight Championships once. The Big Show is also an 11-time tag team champion, winning the WCW, WWF, WWE World Tag Team Championship belts many times with different partners or allies. He even achieved to win title belts like the Intercontinental, United States, and Hardcore championships. In WrestleMania 31, Big Show won the Andre the Giant Memorial Battle Royal.
4. The Great Khali
Dalip Singh Rana, popularly known as the Great Khali, is an Indian born American professional wrestler and former World Heavyweight Champion. The first Indian to have achieved to win a World Heavyweight Championship in the WWE records. The Great Khali started his WWE career by becoming the villain and assaulting the Undertaker and leaving him helpless during his bout with Mark Henry. On the 12th May WWE SmackDown episode, John Bradshaw Layfield chose Khali to wrestle Rey Mysterio (World Champion), which Khali won in a squash. Khali won to the Undertaker by kicking him in the head. With some help from Daivari, he later continued showing his strength by competing in handicap matches. The Great Khali had even won the World Heavyweight Championship by winning the 20-man battle royal by eliminating Kane and Batista by using one move.
3. Giant Silva
Paulo Cesar da Silva is an ex-national Basketball athlete who played for the Brazilian basketball team. Silva had a successful basketball career, but he later became a combined martial artist and qualified wrestle, popularly known as Giant Silva. Silva was well known for his height of 7’2” feet, and in the year 2014, he was stated as the six tallest wrestlers ever in the records. Towards the conclusion of the year 1997, Silva joined the WWF by beginning with the stage name of Giant Silva, he became part of the Oddities Stable. For most of his WWF Career, he grouped up with Golga and Kurrgan. His only career-defining moment was at the Summer slam of 1998, where he, Golga, and Kurrgan went against Kai En Tai at a 3 on 4 handicap match.
2. André the Giant
Andre Rene Roussimoff, more popularly known by Andre the Giant, was a French wrestler and entertainer. He had a height of approximately 7ft 4in feet tall because of the cause of gigantism, which later concluded to be acromegaly making him the biggest wrestler. He had been declared with the term of “The Eighth Wonder in the World.” Andre the Giant was said to have not been defeated for 15 years by pinfall or submission in his WWE careers before WrestleMania III. During 1980, his bout with Hulk Hogan is one of his most popular matches; they fought it in the Shea Stadium’s Showdown at Shea, Pennsylvania. Andre emerged as the champ by pinning Hulk Hogan. His bout with Big John Studd, proving who the actual Giant was, is known worldwide. There were many episodes between them that finally ended in a body slam challenge during the first WrestleMania in 1985 at Madison Square Garden, where Andre slammed Studd to emerge as the champ.
1. Jorge González
With a towering height of 8 ft (2.4 m), Jorge González is the tallest WWE wrestler ever.
He was well known for his presence in the World Championship Wrestling by the name of El Gigante amidst the years 1989 and 1992. Gonzalez was also in the World Wrestling Federation by the name Giant Gonzalez since 1993. Gonzalez experienced a disease called gigantism, which caused his height to grow almost around 8 feet. In WWE, the Giant Gonzales had a fantastic first match in 1993 at the Royal Rumble. During the fight, the giant made his entry, walking to the ring, wearing an extraordinary fur coat, making him look like a brushed Wookie, and aimed to take down the Undertaker as his first prey. He brutalized the Undertaker in such a way that significantly fewer WWE superstars might have done.