Wrestling is the ultimate game that no one wants to miss on television. It is a sport of sorts, but not really to fit in the sports game category. While there is fighting, it does not entirely fit in the category of Street fight. It is this mix that makes the game even more enthralling. For most fans, what counts is the backstage drama. Over the years, wrestling popularity has continued to grow because of the wrestler’s wits to give the best to their fans. Here are the greatest wrestlers of all times that you should know of especially if you are seeking to know who is the best wrestler in the world.
While Triple H haters cut from wrestlers to fans, his mastery of the ring makes him one of the greatest wrestlers of all times. His journey to the 13-time world champion is full of admiration. Think of him as a newbie and inexperienced jobber applying unsuccessful gimmicks and finally to a successful career spanning for decades, Triple H will always be embedded in people’s minds.
Since Undertaker’s debut in WWE, he remained the most dominant figure in the ring. Many people even thought of the ring to be his because he was rarely beaten. This made him build a career that is less likely to get replicated for many years to come. With a height of about 7 feet, Undertaker was agile in every game, proving that he was not simply a gimmick but one of the greatest wrestlers.
While Shawn Michaels has already retired from wrestling, his ability has never changed. Shawn, commonly referred as the show stopper is known for special skills in bringing down the entire house when running with DX or God. He always knew what he wanted in every competition that made him leave an unforgettable legacy.
Stone Cold (Steve Austin)
Since wrestling began, many wrestlers have come and changed the way business is done. However, Stone Cold stands out on that list because of his tactics. He helped to change the way people look and feel wresting. A bald-headed man wearing a chip on his shoulder and a lot of contempt for unique limp-wrestling tactics is no doubt missed by wrestling lovers. Though it would have felt false and hackneyed, Steve made it fundamentally believable. Steve was fired from WCW for refusing to fit a mold and is considered the most zeitgeist wrestler.
There is no time that The Rock wrestling career will be relegated to the back page. Though he might not have been a mastermind in the ring, his actions, especially in WrestleMania X-7, brings a different picture. He was effortlessly fun-to-watch and understood the audience very well. Since he left the ring, many people still refer to him as the peoples Champion.
When growing up, you probably cheered Hulk Hogan. His antics in the ring made it irresistible to miss any competition. Though Hulkamania started fading with time, there is no denying it that it was always deeply rooted. Hogan’s stories on the ring are endless. Everyone has something great to tell. While his rating at the top might draw some contrasts, he stood out because of engaging the audience in every match.