Anyone who has ever watched a minute of professional wrestling has likely been amused by the many unique and creative WWE wrestlers names out there. The league is filled with funny and interesting names that pay homage to each athlete’s personality and overall style of wrestling.
Stage names, also known as ring names, have always played an important role in professional wrestling. Ever since the 1940s and 1950s – which is known as the first golden age of pro wrestling in the US – coming up with a catchy and relevant name has been mandatory.
Whether it’s coming up with a new name entirely or adding onto their existing name, some of the most memorable wrestlers were known for their amazing WWE wrestlers names. It helps build a powerful storyline behind each wrestler and gives fans something to attach themselves to.
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Which WWE Wrestlers Names Are the Best?
One of the main reasons wrestlers use stage names is to help build a brand that’s both memorable and recognizable. This is especially true if a wrestler thinks their name is boring, amusing for all the wrong reasons, unattractive, hard to pronounce, or even hard to spell.
The best WWE wrestlers names are popular for many different reasons. Some of them are funny, some are intimidating, some are fitting for that particular wrestler, and some are just so outlandish you can’t help but remember it. Either way, stage names have a purpose in wrestling.
As we celebrate the best WWE wrestlers names of past and present, let’s take a look at our favorite ones over the past 70+ years. We aren’t going to rank them or put them in any particular order, but they can all be considered among the best WWE wrestlers names of all-time.
20. ‘The Million Dollar Man’ Ted DiBiase
Ted DiBiase, known by his ring name ‘The Million Dollar Man,’ is one of the greatest villains in the history of professional wrestling. He adopted the stage name in 1987 and eventually formed the ‘Money Inc.’ duo with Irwin R. Schyster (I.R.S.). They won three championships together.
‘The Million Dollar Man’ was the first ever North American Heavyweight Champion in the WWF, a one-time WWE 24/7 Champion, winner of the 2018 King of the Ring tournament, and was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame. He is currently signed to WWE’s ‘Legends’ program.
19. ‘Kane’ Glenn Jacobs
Glenn Jacobs, better known by his stage name ‘Kane,’ is one of the most well-known WWE wrestlers of the late-1990s and 2000s. He began using his stage name in 1997 and it stuck throughout most of his career. His character was the younger half-brother of The Undertaker.
Outside of Randy Orton, no other wrestler has had more PPV main events than Kane. He has more Royal Rumble match appearances than any other wrestler and has the most cumulative total eliminations in his career. He’s currently the Republican Mayor of Knox County, Tennessee.
18. ‘The One Man Gang’ George Gray
George Gray, better known by his ring name ‘The One Man Gang,’ made his World Wrestling Federation (WWF) debut in 1987. Unfortunately, his stage name wouldn’t last long and he would end up transforming into Akeem the African Dream by the end of 1988 – another good name.
Standing 6-foot-9 and weighing 457 pounds, ‘The One Man Gang’ nickname was fitting. While he was often on the losing end, especially against big-time wrestlers, he is still remembered for his personality and attitude. He also found success wrestling in the WCW and the UWF.
17. ‘The Fabulous Moolah’ Lillian Ellison
Lillian Ellison, best known by her ring name ‘The Fabulous Moolah,’ is no-doubt the greatest female WWE superstar of all-time and very well could be one of the greatest, period. In fact, no other athlete in any other sport has been as dominant as she once was in professional wrestling.
She began training for the ring at an early age and learned a lot from her training with Mildred Burke – another all-time great in the sport. ‘The Fabulous Moolah’ spent 50 years in the sport and won the Women’s Championship of the World in 1956 – a title she held for 28 straight years.
16. ‘Bad News Brown’ Allen Coage
Allen Coage, best known by his stage name ‘Bad News Brown,’ wreaked havoc on the WWE between 1988 and 1990. He is one of the meanest and nastiest grapplers the sport has ever seen. His enzuigiri, which he called the ‘Ghetto Blaster,’ led to a number of knockout victories.
As his name suggests, ‘Bad News Brown’ didn’t have any interest in making friends in the ring – even his own teammates. There wasn’t much that instilled fear in him, but he met his match in 1990 when Jake Roberts struck his one true fear – snakes. It led to Browns’ WWE departure.
15. ‘Abdullah the Butcher’ Lawrence Shreve
Lawrence Shreve, best known by his ring name ‘Abdullah the Butcher,’ spent over 50 years in professional wrestling and wrestled all across the world, never staying in one place too long. He’s also internationally known by the ring name ‘The Madman from the Sudan.’ Both names are extremely fitting.
The 6-foot, 400-pound behemoth of a man had quite the appearance. He wore baggy judo pants that fit above his huge belly, had a number of scars on his forehead, and had a pair of eyes that instilled fear in anyone. He never wrestled in the WWE, but was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 2011.
14. ‘The American Dream’ Dusty Rhodes
Dusty Rhodes, best known by his ring name ‘The American Dream,’ is one of the most iconic and legendary personalities the WWE has ever seen. He had the charisma of a soul singer, but a blue-collar work ethic that shone through every single time he stepped foot in the ring.
‘The American Dream’ had a way with the mic and knew how to fill seats with his fun-loving, always-smiling attitude. For example, he once uttered the famous words, “I have wined and dined with kings and queens, and I’ve slept in alleys and dined on pork and beans.”
13. ‘Bam Bam Bigelow’ Scott Bigelow
Scott Bigelow, better known by his stage name ‘Bam Bam Bigelow,’ was a 6-foot-4, almost 400-pound wrestler that had the body of a super heavyweight, but could move like a lightweight. He looked as intimidating as anyone in the sport and proved it every single time he competed.
Bam Bam once fought NFL Hall-of-Fame linebacker Lawrence Taylor. Although Bam Bam lost the fight, it was one of his most memorable fights in the ring. In addition to his time with the WWF, he also had illustrious stints with New Japan Pro-Wrestling, the WCW, and the ECW.
12. Greg ‘The Hammer’ Valentine
Jonathan Wisniski, best known by his ring name Greg ‘The Hammer’ Valentine, was the son of John Wisniski, a professional wrestler that went by the ring name of Johnny Valentine. ‘The Hammer’ spent over five decades in professional wrestling and won over 40 championships.
He had several ring names throughout his career, including Johnny Valentine Jr., Baby Face Nelson, The Blue Knight, and Boxcar Willie. In 2004, ‘The Hammer’ was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame. He is also the brother-in-law of Brian Knobbs, another professional wrestler.
11. ‘Rowdy’ Roddy Piper
Roderick Toombs, best known by his ring name ‘Rowdy’ Roddy Piper, was one of the most hated villains in WWE history. He was also known as ‘Hot Rod’ before making his WWE debut in 1984. Throughout his career, he won over 34 championships and spurred numerous feuds.
‘Rowdy’ Roddy Piper helped the WWE become a global phenomenon. His interview segment called ‘Piper’s Pit’ was a hit sensation and was home to a variety of heated segments between big-time stars of the era. He broke ground by headlining the first WrestleMania at MSG.
10. ‘Rey Mysterio’ Óscar Gutiérrez
Óscar Gutiérrez, best known by his ring name ‘Rey Mysterio,’ is one of the most popular lucha libre wrestlers of all-time. If it weren’t for him, the cruiserweight division wouldn’t be what it is today. His pro wrestling career began at the age of 14 when he joined the international circuit.
At just 5-foot-6 and 175 pounds, ‘Rey Mysterio’ doesn’t have the build of most professional wrestlers, but he doesn’t need it. In fact, he was once a World Heavyweight Champion and even won the 2006 Royal Rumble Match. He’s the nephew of former pro wrestler, ‘Rey Misterio.’
9. ‘Sgt. Slaughter’ Robert Remus
Robert Remus, better known by his ring name ‘Sgt. Slaughter,’ was an intimidating, yet controversial heel in the WWE. His character was a former Marine that fought in the Vietnam War and he openly talked about his time in the Marines, despite never enlisting in the service.
Through the years, ‘Sgt. Slaughter’ gained fame for his portrayal of a Marine veteran. He wore a campaign hat, military outfit, and dark sunglasses. He looked the part, acted the part, and was one of the most recognizable villains in WWE history. He’s signed to WWE’s ambassador program.
8. ‘André the Giant’ André Roussimoff
With a stage name like Andre the Giant, you would expect him to be bigger than life – and he was. Born André Roussimoff, the 7-foot-4 and 520-pound professional wrestler took on the ring name ‘André the Giant’ and was often referred to as the ‘Eighth Wonder of the World.’
‘André the Giant’ frequently feuded with Hulk Hogan as he became a popular villain in the WWF. He was personally recruited by Vince McMahon and was the inaugural inductee when the WWE Hall of Fame was created. He was inducted after his sudden death in 1993 due to heart failure.
7. Ric ‘Nature Boy’ Flair
Richard Fliehr, also known by his stage name Ric ‘Nature Boy’ Flair, is one of the most popular WWE superstars of all-time. He was an animated performer that frequently uttered his famous ‘Woooooo!’ wherever he went. Flair was intense, he was energetic, and he was beloved.
In high school, Flair was a three-sport athlete in wrestling, track, and football. He spent over 40 years in the world of professional wrestling, winning 16 World Heavyweight Championships in that time. He achieved the WCW’s Triple Crown and the WWE’s Triple Crown. He was a beast.
6. ‘Triple H’ Paul Michael Levesque
Paul Michael Levesque, best known by his stage name ‘Triple H,’ was one of the greatest WWE stars of his generation. He used to be known as ‘Hunter Hearst Helmsley,’ but eventually adopted the ‘Triple H’ moniker – a shortened version of his old name. He was very intimidating.
Although he only makes sporadic appearances in the WWE today, he has mostly transitioned to the business side of pro wrestling. He’s the Executive Vice President of Global Talent Strategy & Development at WWE and the founder of the WWE’s NXT brand. He is married to Vince McMahon’s daughter.
5. Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson
Perhaps the greatest WWE superstar of all-time and most recognizable wrestlers in the world, Dwayne Johnson – also known by his ring name ‘The Rock’ – spent over 20 years in pro wrestling. He was charismatic, full of funny one-liners, and didn’t back down from anyone.
He wreaked havoc on superstars like Stone Cold Steve Austin and Triple H. His greatness led to many people referring to him as ‘The People’s Champion,’ ‘The Great One,’ and ‘The Most Electrifying Man in All of Entertainment.’ His father, Rocky Johnson, is a WWE Hall-of-Famer.
4. ‘Hulk Hogan’ Terry Bollea
Terry Gene Bollea, best known by his ring name ‘Hulk Hogan,’ was the most popular wrestler during the 1980s boom and one of the most recognizable names in the sport all-time. He was the first pro wrestler to win back-to-back Royal Rumble matches – doing so in 1990 and 1991.
His professional wrestling career began in 1977 and he didn’t sign to the WWE until 1983. After 10 years, he left to join the rival WCW for nine years and continued his success there until they merged with the WWE. Since retiring from wrestling, he has appeared in several big films.
3. ‘Stone Cold’ Steve Austin
‘Stone Cold’ Steve Austin is one of the greatest and most influential professional wrestlers of all-time. He was born Steven James Anderson and eventually changed his name to Steven James Williams before settling on Steve Austin. He debuted with the WWE in 1996.
Steve Austin was as intimidating as anyone in the WWE. He loved to raise hell and looked like he just got done with a bar fight at all times. Despite several injuries that threatened his career. Austin always bounced back and returned to greatness. He helped usher in the Attitude Era.
2. ‘Macho Man’ Randy Savage
Randy Paffo, better known by his ring name ‘Macho Man’ Randy Savage, was one of the most dynamic professional wrestlers of all-time. Out of high school, Randy was drafted by the St. Louis Cardinals and spent several years in the minor leagues before a career-ending injury.
It’s a good thing he didn’t follow his baseball career because the WWE wouldn’t be the same. He spoke with conviction and intensity, something he duplicated with his wrestling style. He was a two-time WWE Champion, four-time WCW Champion, and was Intercontinental Champion 14 months in a row.
1. ‘The Undertaker’ Mark Calaway
Mark Calaway, best known by his stage name ‘The Undertaker,’ is a legend in the WWE community. He spent 30 years in the WWE and was a problem for any wrestler trying to make a name for themselves. He didn’t back down from anyone and quickly set his eyes on Hulk Hogan.
‘The Undertaker’ won multiple WWE and World Heavyweight Championships, six Tag Team titles, and won the 2007 Royal Rumble match. He was an undead, funereal, macabre character that won 21 straight matches at The Show of Shows, a record that may never be broken.
WWE Wrestlers Names Keep Getting Better!
Although not every WWE wrestler has a stage name they go by, it’s clear that ring names aren’t going anywhere because they’re still heavily used – even in 2022. It’s awesome to see this tradition continue and it’s something we sincerely hope never leaves. The WWE needs it!
For example, some of the best WWE wrestlers names in 2022 include Roman Reigns, Austin Theory, Big E, Sheamus, T-Bar, Seth ‘Freakin’ Rollins, Ricochet, Riddle, Wolfgang, Primate, Rampage Brown, Mustafa Ali, Mace, MVP, Kofi Kingston, and Happy Corbin.
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With the WWE roster changing every year and new faces making their debut often, we can expect plenty more unique and creative WWE wrestlers names to pop up in the coming years. Keep your eyes peeled, as we’ll be doing the same – it’s something we’re always monitoring.
WWE’s Simone Johnson, Daughter of The Rock, Just Revealed Her Wrestling Persona, and 20 Other WWE Greats
When Simone Johnson, the daughter of Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson, signed with the WWE in 2020, many wondered if she would one day join her father as one of the all-time WWE greats. She certainly has the framework and she certainly has the fatherly guidance, but can she do it?
Simone has been training inside the WWE Performance Center since 2020, but many believe her debut is right around the corner and fans got a hint of that when she announced her WWE persona for the first time – Ava Raine. She will become the first fourth-generation pro wrestler.
The announcement was met with mixed reviews. While some fans loved the name and were excited to see her fill the role, others criticized her for not picking a name that more closely associates with her father and his legacy. She immediately clapped back and doubled down.
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20 WWE Greats We’ll Never Forget
Speaking of her father’s legacy, Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson has written his name among some of the all-time WWE greats – in fact, some have dubbed him ‘The Great One.’ His resume certainly speaks for itself, spending eight years within the WWE brand as one of the baddest.
The Rock was the WWE’s sixth Triple Crown winner and won a total of 10 world championships during his pro wrestling career. He also won the 2000 Royal Rumble, was a five-time Tag Team Champion (three of which with Mick Foley/Mankind), and a two-time Intercontinental Champion.
Of course, there are many other WWE greats that have graced the ring and while we have to wait to see if Simone Johnson can build a successful career, we’d be wrong not to tip our hat to some of the greatest to ever do it. Without further ado, here are 20 of the all-time WWE greats!
20. Brock Lesnar
Brock Lesnar has done a little bit of everything throughout his career as a pro wrestler. Not only did he win the NCAA Division I wrestling championship in 2000, but he won heavyweight championships in the WWE, UFC, New Japan Pro-Wrestling (NJPW). He was built to destroy.
What’s even more incredible about his story is that he was a WWE champion by the age of 25 and did so within six months of debuting. He won the Royal Rumble twice, Money in the Bank once, and the King of the Ring, and had an incredible 504-day reign as Universal Champion.
Adam Joseph Copeland, better known by his stage name Edge, made his professional debut in 1992 and eventually signed with the WWE in 1996 – where he has been dominant ever since. He’s the current leader of a stable – The Judgment Day – and is signed to the Raw brand.
Edge won his first WWE championship in 1999 and hasn’t looked back ever since. He has won 31 championships in his career, including seven World Heavyweight Championships, four WWE Championships, 12 Tag Team Championships, five Intercontinental Championships, and more.
18. Kurt Angle
Kurt Angle had a successful amateur wrestling career that included two gold medals and one silver medal at the NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships, and a gold medal at both the 1995 World Championships and 1996 Olympics. He was originally hesitant to join the WWE.
In fact, he once thought professional wrestling was ‘beneath him,’ but it quickly grew on him in 1998. During his time with the WWE, he won four WWE Championships, one Heavyweight Championship, and one WCW Championship. He was also the tenth Triple Crown winner.
17. Dusty Rhodes
His real name was Virgil Riley Runnels Jr., but we all remember him as ‘The American Dream’ Dusty Rhodes. He made his professional wrestling debut in 1967 and retired in 2010 as a three-time NWA World Heavyweight Champion and United States Heavyweight Champion.
In the WWE, he was a multi-time World Television, Tag Team, and Six-Man Tag Team champion. He didn’t have the body that other professional wrestlers had, but he used it just as well. He was a relatable wrestler that drew a lot of blue collar fans. His two sons were also pro wrestlers.
16. Bret ‘The Hitman’ Hart
Not many professional wrestlers were as technical with their wrestling as Bret ‘The Hitman’ Hart. He’s a second-generation wrestler that made his debut in 1978 and retired in 2000. During that time, he saw successful stints with the WWE/WWF, WCW, and Stampede Wrestling.
Hart won a total of 32 championships in his pro wrestling career, including at least one in five different decades. 17 of those championships were awarded in the WWE and WCW, where he was one of the many faces of the ‘New Generation Era’ and the onset of the ‘Attitude Era.’
15. Chris Jericho
Some people might remember his father, Ted Irvine, who played 11 seasons in the NHL. Chris Jericho forged his own path as a professional wrestler, which started in 1990 and continues to this day. He’s currently signed to the AEW, but has had several successful stints in the WWE.
Jericho was named the first Undisputed WWF Champion in 2001 after defeating ‘Stone Cold’ Steve Austin and Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson in the same night. Overall, Jericho is a six-time world champion in the WWE and was the ninth wrestler to win the Triple Crown.
14. Bruno Sammartino
Bruno Sammartino often doesn’t get the credit, attention, or recognition he deserves. He made his professional wrestling debut in 1959 and eventually signed with the WWE (then the WWWF) in 1963, where he began a legendary Hall of Fame career that spanned nearly 30 years.
Sammartino won the WWWF World Heavyweight Championship in 1963 and held the title for a record 2,803 days until losing it in 1971. He regained the title in 1973 and held it for another 1,237 days – meaning he held the title for over 11 years (4,040 days) between both legendary reigns.
13. Andre the Giant
Not many people can say they’re 7-foot-4 and over 500 pounds, but that’s the reality Andre the Giant lived in. He was one of the biggest professional wrestlers of all-time and instilled fear in any pro wrestler. His tall stature resulted in some calling him the ‘Eighth Wonder of the World.’
He made his debut as a pro wrestler in 1966 and eventually signed with the WWE (then WWF) in 1984. He won the WWF Championship after defeating Hulk Hogan in 1988, but that was the only WWE Heavyweight Championship he would win. He passed away at the age of 46 in 1993.
12. Randy Orton
Randy Orton is a third-generation professional wrestler that made his pro debut in 2000 and is currently signed to WWE’s Raw brand. By 2004, at the age of 24, Orton was the youngest world champion in WWE history. He won his second WWE Championship three years later in 2007.
Orton was the WWE’s 17th winner of the Triple Crown and was best known for his legendary feud with John Cena. Orton is currently a 10-time WWE Champion and four-time World Heavyweight Champion. He has the third-most world championships in WWE history with 14.
11. Mick Foley
Mick Foley turned in a legendary professional wrestling career with three different personas – Cactus Jack, Mankind, and Dude Love. The three personas eventually became known as ‘The Three Faces of Foley’ and showed just how versatile of a wrestler and entertainer he was.
During his career, Foley was a world champion four times and a world tag team champion 11 times. His Hell in a Cell match against The Undertaker is one of the greatest such matches in WWE history. Because of Foley’s physical nature, he was known as ‘The Hardcore Legend.’
10. ‘Rowdy’ Roddy Piper
‘Rowdy’ Roddy Piper is a former professional wrestler that made his pro debut in 1969 and retired in 2011. He’s most known for his time spent with the WWE, NWA, WWF, WCW, and XWF. In the early stages of his career, he was one of the most hated villains in the sport.
With more than 40 years under his belt, he is now one of the most beloved wrestlers in WWE history. He finished his career with 34 championships and entertained the world with his legendary ‘Piper’s Pit’ interview segment. He was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame.
Also known as Glenn Jacobs, Kane made his professional wrestling debut in 1992 and is currently signed to the WWE, though he is also in the midst of a political career as Mayor of Knox County in Tennessee since 2018. He originally earned his Kane character in 1997.
By 1998, Kane was a WWF Champion after defeating ‘Stone Cold’ Steve Austin during his first pay-per-view match and has been featured in more PPV matches than any other wrestler in history. He’s a three-time world champion, 12-time tag team champion, and Hall of Famer.
8. ‘Macho Man’ Randy Savage
Perhaps best known for his ‘Oooh Yeeeahh,” ‘Macho Man’ Randy Savage spoke with an intensity in his voice that got everyone riled up. He was actually destined to be a baseball player, but suffered an injury in the minor leagues. He eventually decided to pursue a wrestling career.
He made his pro debut in 1973 and retired in 2004. During that time, he had 29 championship reigns across 11 different titles. He was eventually inducted into the Hall of Fame in 2015. He remains one of the greatest characters, greatest personalities, and greatest wrestlers of all-time.
7. Hulk Hogan
One of the most recognizable names in all of sports entertainment, Hulk Hogan made his professional debut in 1977, started his first stint with the WWE in 1979, made a 10-year return to the WWE in 1983, and several other returns in the 2000s before retiring from the sport in 2012.
Hogan was a six-time WWE Champion, one-time Tag Team Champion (with Edge), two-time Royal Rumble winner, and two-time WWE Hall of Fame inductee – once as himself and another time as part of the New World Order. He was also a six-time heavyweight champion in WCW.
6. Triple H
Paul Michael Levesque, best known by his ring name Triple H, is a WWE superstar turned WWE executive – so it’s only right that he be on this list. He made his professional wrestling debut in 1992 and retired in 2022, ending a legendary and Hall of Fame 30-year career.
After starting with WCW, he signed with WWE in 1995 and was a nine-time WWE Champion, five-time World Heavyweight Champion, five-time Intercontinental Champion, two-time Royal Rumble winner, second Grand Slam champion, and seventh Triple Crown Champion.
5. Ric Flair
Where Randy Savage had the ‘oh yeah,’ Ric Flair had the “Wooooo!” He made his professional wrestling debut in 1972 and is expected to wrestle in his final match on July 31, 2022 in Nashville. He is one of the sport’s greatest entertainers and his legacy will live on forever.
In the WWE, Ric Flair was a three-time Tag Team Champion, two-time WWE Champion, one-time Royal Rumble winner, and 13th Triple Crown Champion. He’s also a two-time Hall of Fame inductee, once as an individual and once as a member of The Four Horsemen.
4. John Cena
John Cena is tied with Ric Flair for the most championship reigns in WWE history – they both did it 16 times. The main difference is that Cena held the title a record 13 times. Cena made his professional wrestling debut in 1999 and has yet to retire, though he’s not as active as before.
Cena is also a three-time World Heavyweight Champion, five-time US Champion, four-time Tag Team champion, and two-time Royal Rumble winner. He has also enjoyed a lot of success as an actor and continues to land bigger roles every year – taking the same path as The Rock.
3. Shawn Michaels
Shawn Michaels is one of the greatest wrestlers of all-time. He made his professional wrestling debut in 1984 and retired in 2010, but not before being inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame twice – individually and again as a member of D-Generation X. He was also in the NWA and AWA.
Michaels was a three-time World Heavyweight Champion, one-time Heavyweight Champion, three-time Intercontinental Champion, five-time WWF/World Tag Team Champion, two-time Royal Rumble winner, WWE’s first Grand Slam Champion, and fourth Triple Crown Champion.
2. ‘Stone Cold’ Steve Austin
No name in WWE is more synonymous with the blue collar, hardworking individual than ‘Stone Cold’ Steve Austin. He made his professional wrestling debut in 1989 and retired in 2003. He had a short career in the WCW and ECW before landing with the WWF/WWE in 1995.
Steve Austin was a major player during the Attitude Era and was a six-time WWE Champion, two-time Intercontinental Champion, four-time Tag Team Champion, three-time Royal Rumble winner, fifth Triple Crown Champion, and a member of the Hall of Fame Class of 2009.
1. The Undertaker
Perhaps no WWE star was bigger than Mark William Calaway, more commonly known as The Undertaker. He made his professional wrestling debut in 1987 and landed with the WWE in 1990 after a brief stint with the WCW. He remained with WWE up until his retirement in 2020.
He was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame in 2022 as a four-time WWE Champion, three-time World Heavyweight Champion, one-time WWF Hardcore Champion, seven-time Tag Team Champion, and one-time Royal Rumble winner. He recently earned his Bronze Statue in 2022.
Other WWE Greats Worth Mentioning
The WWE, also known as World Wrestling Entertainment, has a rich history that dates back as far as the early 1950s, when it was founded as Capital Wrestling Corporation. Over the past 70 years, the WWE has evolved into the biggest professional wrestling organization in the world.
Some of the other WWE greats we didn’t mention above are Ted DeBiase, Sting, AJ Styles, Eddie Guerrero, Goldberg, Daniel Bryan, Roman Reigns, Chyna, Asuka, Sasha Banks, Seth Rollins, Kevin Nash, Scott Hall, Ultimate Warrior, Booker T, and Rey Mysterio.
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There are a lot of young WWE wrestlers ready to get their feet wet – like Simone Johnson, or should we say Ava Raine. They’ll have a good opportunity to show their skills and build a career that sees them atop the list of all-time WWE greats. Until then, they’ll have to prove themselves.
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