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Top 10 Tallest WWE Wrestlers Ever

top 10 tallest wwe wrestlers ever

The WWE has seen wrestlers of all shapes and sizes over the years, but something is awe-inspiring about watching giants in the ring.
These towering figures have made a lasting impression on the world of wrestling and continue to captivate fans of their sheer size and power.
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 like WWE quickly acted to make dream matches between these giants a reality.
These wrestling ghosts easily attracted crowds, from Andre the Giant to Giant Baba to Mountain Mike to the Great Khali.
These are the top 10 tallest wrestlers in WWE history:

10. The Undertaker – 6′ 10″

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Mike William Calaway, also known as The Undertaker or the Dead Man, hails from Houston, Texas.
He is one of the greatest WWE wrestlers of all time and remains associated with WWE to this day.
The Undertaker boasts an impressive career, having won the World Heavyweight Championship seven times, including the WWE title four times and the World Heavyweight Title three times.
When he joined the WWE, he adopted the stage name “The Undertaker” and soon became a fan favorite.
His mysterious persona and frightful tactics made him a fearsome opponent for his rivals, connecting him to supernatural forces.
He was known to surprise his opponents, often rising from the “dead” after taking a finishing move, leaving them stunned.
The Undertaker is also famous for his legendary undefeated streak of 21 consecutive wins at WWE’s flagship event WrestleMania, aptly dubbed “The Streak” by wrestling fans.

9. Kevin Nash – 6′ 10″

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Kevin “Diesel” Nash is a 6 feet 11-inch American entertainer and retired professional wrestler mostly known for his time in WWE (then WWF), WCW, and TNA.
He has wrestled with multiple ring names but is 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 legendary no-lose 173-0 streak in WCW.
In January 1994, at the Royal Rumble, Kevin Nash entered the ring and eliminated 7 men in under 18 minutes. He lasted over 25 minutes in the match.
Later that year, at Survivor Series, Nash won a bout against Bob Backlund in an 8-second quick squash match, claiming the WWE Championship.

8. Robert Maillet – 6′ 11″

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Robert Maillet is a Canadian actor and retired wrestler who stands at a towering 7 feet tall, making him one of the most imposing figures in the history of professional wrestling.
Maillet is best known for his stint in the World Wrestling Federation (WWF) from 1997 to 1999, where he performed under the ring name Kurrgan and was a member of The Truth Commission and The Oddities.
Kurrgan made his first appearance in the WWF in 1991, when he was billed as The Cajun Giant and defeated Bob Bradley in a dark match at a television taping in Utica, NY.
He later worked for Super World of Sports (SWS) in Japan as Giant Goliath, where he faced legendary wrestlers such as Riki Choshu and Genichiro Tenryu.
He returned to the WWF in 1997 as The Interrogator, a name inspired by his signature move, the Iron Claw.
Kurrgan was also part of two factions in the WWF: The Truth Commission, a group of paramilitary heels led by The Jackyl, and The Oddities, a group of misfits and outcasts who became fan favorites.

7. Big Cass – 6′ 11″

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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.
Though not recognized among tall WWE wrestlers, he is almost 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.

6. Kane – 7′ 0″

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Kane, whose real name is Glen Jacobs, is a highly skilled American WWE wrestler born in Madrid, Spain.
After receiving training from Ray Candy and Dean Malenko, Kane made his debut in the world of wrestling.
He started his career with WWE in the early 1990s, wearing a mask, a bodysuit, and full-length gloves and towering over the ring at 7 feet tall height.
However, today, semiretired, he enters the ring with only a pair of pants and boots, without a mask (or a new leather mask).
Kane is best known for his intense wrestling matches with the legendary Undertaker during the early stages of his career.
Kane’s interference has caused his elder stage brother, Undertaker, to miss out on several opportunities to win WWF titles, leading to fierce battles between the two.
Kane shows his fear of fire by lighting up the ring’s corners with fiery red flames every time he wins a match.
He won the WWF Championship by defeating Steve Austin in a First Blood match in a RAW episode.

5. Big Show – 7′ 0″

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The Big Show is an American professional wrestler known for his popularity in the world of wrestling.
Standing at an impressive height of 7 feet, he is considered one of the WWE’s tallest wrestlers ever.
He is a seven-time world champion and the only person to have held all four titles at least once in his career: the WCW Heavyweight Title two times, the WWE Championship two times, the 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, and 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 – 7′ 1″

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Dalip Singh Rana, popularly known as the Great Khali, is an Indian-born American professional wrestler and former World Heavyweight Champion.
Khali holds the distinction of being the first Indian wrestler to win a World Heavyweight Championship in the organization’s history and also the first Indian wrestler to be inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame in 2021.
He made a memorable debut in WWE by assaulting The Undertaker and leaving him helpless during a bout with Mark Henry.
Khali’s victory against The Undertaker, achieved by a kick to the head with assistance from Daivari, further showcased his dominance.
Notably, on a May 12th episode of WWE SmackDown, he was hand-picked by John Bradshaw Layfield to wrestle against World Heavyweight Champion Rey Mysterio, whom he easily defeated in a squash match.
He also demonstrated his ‘giant man strength; by competing in handicap matches and winning the World Heavyweight Championship in a 20-man battle royal by eliminating Kane and Batista with a single move.
Khali later turned face and adopted a more comedic and friendly persona, often dancing and kissing female fans.

3. Giant Silva – 7′ 2″

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Paulo Cesar da Silva is a former national basketball athlete for the Brazilian team, transitioned to a career in professional wrestling and mixed martial arts, gaining recognition under the name Giant Silva.
Standing at an impressive height of 7 feet 2 inches, he made his mark in wrestling, making him the sixth tallest wrestler ever in the records.
In 1997, he joined the WWF with the stage name Giant Silva and became part of the Oddities stable, often teaming up with Golga and Kurrgan for most of his WWF Career.
One of his notable moments was at SummerSlam 1998, where he, Golga, and Kurrgan achieved a significant victory by defeating Kai En Tai in a 3 on 4 handicap match.

2. André the Giant – 7′ 4″

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Andre Rene Roussimoff, more popularly known as Andre the Giant was a French wrestler and entertainer.
Due to gigantism, later diagnosed as acromegaly, he stood at approximately 7 feet 4 inches (& 500 pounds weight), making him one of the tallest and biggest wrestlers in history.
He was famously dubbed “The Eighth Wonder of the World” and achieved numerous milestones in his career.
Andre the Giant was said to have not been defeated for 15 years by pinfall or submission in his WWE career before WrestleMania III.
His most memorable moments are his bout with Hulk Hogan in 1980, where he emerged victorious by pinning Hogan, and his rivalry with Big John Studd, culminating in a body slam challenge at the first WrestleMania in 1985, proving who the actual Giant was.
Many episodes between them 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.
Andre the Giant’s legacy extends beyond his in-ring accomplishments. He was a larger-than-life figure who transcended the world of wrestling, starring in the popular movie “Princess Bride” and earning a place in the WWE Hall of Fame in 1993.

1. Jorge González – 8′ 0″

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With a towering height of 8 ft (2.4 m), Jorge González is the tallest wrestler in WWE history.
He was well known for his presence in the World Championship Wrestling by the name of “El Gigante” in 1989 and 1992.
Gonzalez was also in the World Wrestling Federation by “Giant Gonzalez” since 1993.
Gonzalez experienced a disease called gigantism, which caused his height to grow almost 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 a remarkable 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.

From the menacing presence of The Undertaker to the towering figure of The Great Khali, the WWE has been home to some of the tallest wrestlers in the world.
These athletes have used their towering height to dominate the ring and strike fear into their opponents.
While the WWE has seen many larger-than-life personalities, these top 10 wrestlers stand out as the tallest.

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