The number one powerful wrestler of all time is RicFliehr who is retired, American professional wrestler. Wrestling is one of the oldest sports in the world, and pro wrestling exists only for few decades. If you don’t know about the latest strongest wrestlers then read an article about 10 strongest wrestlers of 2017. This game of King is now the Game of entertainer. During Middle Ages wrestling is most popular in Japan and France. It is not an easy game; it is the game of tolerance, capability, and strength. There are many great wrestlers in the history of wrestling. Some wrestlers always knew at the top of wrestling history. These greatest wrestlers are very successful in their entire career and entertain their fans by an incredible performance. You can read about top 10 greatest and powerful wrestlers of all time in the world.
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10. Bruno Sammartino
Career – 1959 -1987
Weight – 120.2 Kg
Bruno Sammartino is one of greatest and influential professional wrestler. He resigned from the wrestling in the 1960s and 1980s. During his era, he entertained the people with his outstanding performance. He belongs to Italy, and when he came to America, he does know English. Then he targeted the Bullies and began building yourself. Like many other wrestlers, his wrestling style is mat-oriented. Throughout his journey towards the wrestling, he made many victories. He held the WWWF heavyweight championship for over 11 years and introduced himself into WWE Hall of Fame in 2013.
Sammartino is known forever as the longest reigning WWE champion with 2,803 days reign. The American boys were very impressed by him during his wrestling career and having fans nationwide. This rough and tough performer never loses his position.
9. Bret Hart
Career – 1978-2000
Weight – 107 Kg
Bret Sergeant Hart is Canadian- American multi-talented wrestler who is also a writer and actor. He is known by the nickname “TheHitman” and belongs to fighters family. Bret has an amateur wrestling background and second generation of wrestler himself. After a long wrestling career, he retired from wrestling in 2000. He started his career in 1978 and regarded the greatest pro wrestlers of all time. In the 90s attributed is given to Bret Hart for revolutionizing the wrestling industry and create more strong spirit to the ring.
He made his debut in 1978 WCW (World Championship Wrestling and participated in “Montreal Screwjob.” During his career, he is seven times winner of the world championship and five times WCW United States champion and two times WWF Intercontinental Champion and won three times World tag team championship. Sergeant Hart called Excellence of Execution because he has worth to execute consistently in his career.
8. Buddy Rogers
Career – 1939-1982
Weight – 103 Kg
He was born on 20 February 1921, and his birth name is Herman Gustav Rohde Jr. In the wrestling world, he was known by the ring name Buddy Rogers. He is professional American wrestler and one of the greatest wrestler stars during the start of the television era. Rogers step into the wrestling world in 1939 and in 1982 he ended up inspiring wrestler’s generation after him. He was not always a wrestler previously he worked at a shipyard and also became a police officer. The great physique and incredible personality introduced him to the wrestling world and then he never looked back. Buddy is not only the original Nature Boy but also the first WWE champion which makes him the significant part of wrestling history.
7. Hulk Hogan
Career – 1977- Present
Weight – 137 Kg
Hulk Hogan is the ring name of Terry Gene Bollea. He was born on 1 August 1953 and known as the most recognized start of wrestling nationwide. Hulk Hogan does not only earn a name in the wrestling world, but he is also an actor, entrepreneur, television personality and rock bassist. He started his wrestling career in 1977 and considered the most famous wrestler of 1980s. This professional wrestler made his name in the 1980s -1990s in World Wrestling Federation (WWF now WWE) and World Championship Wrestling (WCW).
Recently he is also doing acting and held complete control over his story lines. Many victories he made during his career as six times WCW World Heavyweight Champion, twelve times world champion and six times WWE World Heavyweight champion. The first wrestler who won the Royal Rumbles two times consecutively was the Hulk Hogan.
6. The Undertaker
Career – 1984-Present
Weight – 140 Kg
Mark William Calaway is the best professional wrestler of all time and known by his ring name The Undertaker. He was born on 24 March 1965 and debuted in the wrestling world in 1984 in World Class Championship Wrestling (WCCW). After wrestling for WCW as Mean Mark Callous from the 1980s-1990s, he started his career with WWF (Now WWE) in 1990. Undertaker is best known for her 21 straight victories at WWE‘sleading pay-per-view (PPV).
This world class wrestler entertained his fans with many amazing performances and won many awards like four times WWE champion, eight times world champion and three times World Heavyweight Champion awards. He is also the winner of USWA Unified World Heavyweight Championship and considered the strongest wrestler of all time. Calaway has withstood with all big names like The Rock and Austin.
Career – 1985- 2016
Weight – 110 Kg
Sting is the ring name of Steve Borden Sr. He is a professional wrestler who is retired recently on 2 April 2016. Sting is also an author, actor and professional bodybuilder. He was born on 20 March 1959 and built a reputation based on principal and honor. During his time with major professional wrestling promotions, he is best known nationwide. With 14 years career with World Championship Wrestling (WCW), he earned much fame in wrestling the world. He is well known for being part of Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA).
For his WCW fans, he painted his face with multicolored or black and white. Steve has participated in 25 championships total and won the most famous wrestler of the year award four times. He is the winner of WCW world heavyweight championship six times and won NWA World heavyweight championship once. No doubt his promotion proved him the greatest wrestler of all time.
4. Randy Savage (Macho Man)
Career – 1973 – 2005
Weight – 108 Kg
Randy Mario Poffo is new in the wrestling world by ring name Macho Man or Randy Savage. He is retired professional wrestler born on 15 November 1952. Macho Man is the greatest pro wrestlers and a unique character. The style he spoke and presented himself was fantastic and attract a lot of wrestling lovers. During his 32 years career, Randy Savage won 29 championships. He is also a color commentator and won four times WCW world heavyweight championship, two times WWF championship and was the King of the Ring WWF once. Randy introduced himself into the WWE Hall of Fame in 2015. This fantastic wrestler is also a winner of WCW world war three once.
3. Michael Shawn
Career – 1984-2010
Weight – 102 Kg
Michael Shawn Hickenbottom was born on 22 July 1965 and known by his ring name Michael Shawn. He is retired American professional Wrestler, and television presenter. Michael has wrestled continuously for the WWE from 1988 to his first retirement 1998. He held Non -wrestling roles and resumed wrestling in 2002 but finally retired in 2010. Shawn is the big name of WWE and American Wrestling Association (AWA).
Jose Lothario trained this great wrestler. The remarkable victories of wrestler were four times winner of the world championship, three times WWF championship and two times Royal Rumble winner. The first WWE’s Grand Slam champion was the Michael Shawn. In WWE Hall of Fame, he introduced himself in 2011. When we recall the name of greatest wrestlers of the history, we cannot miss the name of him.
2. Stone Cold
Career – 1989 – 2003
Weight – 114 Kg
Stone Cold was born on 18 December 1964, and his original name is Steve Austin. This professional wrestler started his career from WCW but did not succeed in gaining fame. He enjoyed popularity in the late 1990s when he went to WWE. With wrestling, he shows his talent in acting and as a producer. In the 1990s and 2000s, Stone Cold is the poster boy of WWE business and this period is called Attitude Era. Stone Cols has wrestled in pay-per-view events for the WWF.
Formerly he was the two times winner of WWF Intercontinental Championship, six-time WWF, and four-time WWF Tag Team Championship. He entered into the WWE Hall of Fame in 2011 and won the King of the Ring three times and one time Royal Rumbles. Simply his career is full of victories due to which he is considered the strongest wrestler of all time.
Career – 1972 – 2012
Weight – 110 Kg
Richard Morgan Fliehr was born on 25 February 1949 and former professional wrestler. He is at the top position in our list. Ring name Ric Flair knows Richard in the wrestling world and nickname The Nature Boy. He has remarkable 40 years career which decorated with many successes. Ric is 16 times winner of World Championship and only the wrestler who introduced in WWE Hall of Fame two times. During his entire career majorly he played for pay-per-view attraction. He was the first titleholder of both WCW World Heavyweight Championship and WCW World International Heavyweight Championship.
List of Top 10 Greatest & Powerful Wrestlers of All Time
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We conclude from this article just like other sport; wrestling also produces many big names. These wrestlers have the unique physique, incredible personality and enough strength to fight for wrestling. The name of these wrestlers written with golden words in the history. Their talent and wrestling skills reach them to the height of success.