Is there any man who does not like wrestling? Wrestling is one of the most violent and aggressive sports that are played in this world since it depends on fighting, kicking, holding others and throwing them on the ground. It is extremely dangerous as it sometimes leads to the death of the wrestler and it also fascinates young children which motivates them to imitate the countless movements and attacks that they watch and makes them more aggressive. There are some people who like watching wrestling to enjoy their time and support their favorite wrestlers. There are many wrestlers who are widely known for being strong and have the ability to defeat their opponents in the game which increases their popularity not just in one country, but in other countries around the world in which they have fans. Let’s discover more about those strong and professional wrestlers who succeeded in gaining popularity to be among the top 10 most famous wrestlers in WWE.
Steve Borden is the real name but his ring name which is Sting is the most common. He was born in 1959 to be 55 years old. He is 1.88 m and 110 kg. He started as a professional wrestler in the 1990s when he was the franchise of WCW. He spent a long time with WCW and has recently started working with WWE in April 2014 and appeared for the first time at November’s Survivor Series.
9. “Macho Man” Randy Savage
“Macho Man” Randy Savage is the ring name, but his real name is Randy Mario Poffo. He was one of the most famous American professional wrestlers and he spent most of his wrestling career in the World Wrestling Federation and the World Championship Wrestling. Randy Savage started his career as a wrestler in 1973 and retired in 2005. He died on May 20, 2011 of cardiac arrhythmia.
8. “Stone Cold” Steve Austin
Steve Austin who is widely known by his ring name “Stone Cold” Steve Austin is a professional wrestler, actor and producer. He started his wrestling career in 1989 and retired in 2003. He was trained by Chris Adams, spent most of his wrestling career with WWF and is considered to be one of the biggest stars in the WWF/WWE history till now.
7. Shawn Michaels
The real name of this wrestler is Michael Shawn Hickenbottom and his ring name is Shawn Michaels. He is a retired professional wrestler, television presenter and is sometimes a referee. Shawn Michaels started his career as a wrestler on October 16, 1984 and retired on March 28, 2010. He wrestled for WWE/WWF from 1988 to 1998 which is the year of his first retirement.
David Michael Bautista, Jr. is widely known as Batista which is his ring name. He is a professional wrestler, actor and mixed martial artist. Batista is a 6-time world champion and started his career as a wrestler in 2000. He is also the longest reigning World Heavyweight Champion in the history of WWE. Batista has also starred in different films such as The Man with the Iron Fists in 2012 and Guardians of the Galaxy in 2014.
5. Triple H
Tripe H is the ring name of Paul Michael Levesque. The ring name Triple H is an abbreviation of his full name Hunter Hearst Helmsley. Triple H is a professional wrestler, actor, bodybuilder and business executive. He appeared for the first time and started his career as a wrestler in 1992. He is a 13-time world champion and was trained by Killer Kowalski.
4. Hulk Hogan
Terry Gene Bollea is the real name of Hulk Hogan who is a professional wrestler, television personality, actor, musician and entrepreneur. He started his career as a musician in 1976, as a wrestler in 1977 and as an actor in 1982. Hulk Hogan is a 12-time world champion and was trained by Yasuhiro Kojima. He is the 3rd longest combined reigning champion in WWF history.
3. The Rock
The Rock’s real name is Dwayne Douglas Johnson. He is an American / Canadian professional wrestler, actor and producer. He started his career as a wrestler in 1995 and as an actor in 1999. He is a 10-time world champion and was trained by Rocky Johnson, Pat Patterson and Tom Prichard. He is considered to be one of the best and most professional wrestlers of all time.
2. The Undertaker
Is there anyone who does not know him? Mark William Calaway is widely known as The Undertaker which is his ring name. The Undertaker is the longest tenured performer in the history of WWE. He started his career as a wrestler in 1984 with World Class Championship Wrestling (WCCW) and has been with WWE since 1990. He is widely known for his look, music, entrance and performance which will make him memorable forever.
1. John Cena
He is not just one of the most famous and professional wrestlers in the world as he is also a rapper and actor. He started his career with Ultimate Pro Wrestling in 1999 as a pro wrestler. He is a 15-time world champion and has been in the WWE for more than 12 years to be amongst the longest reigning WWE champions in the world. John Cena started his career as a rapper in 2004 with the rap album You Can’t See Me and started as an actor in 2000 to star different films such as The Marine, 12 Rounds and Legendary.
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