There have been a lot of wrestlers who have come and gone in the WWE, but there are a select few that have managed to stay in the spotlight despite changing companies, gimmicks or injuries. This list aims to compile the most overrated wrestlers of all time.
It is undeniable that professional wrestling is one of the most, if not the most, scripted and fake sports in the world. However, it is also undeniably entertaining and has millions of fans all over the globe. Professional wrestlers go through years of training and put their bodies through immense pain to put on a show for the fans.
1. Hulk Hogan
Hulk Hogan is a professional wrestler and actor who is best known for his time in the World Wrestling Federation (WWF, now WWE). He was one of the biggest stars in the company during the 1980s and 1990s, and has been credited with helping to usher in the era of professional wrestling’s “golden age”. Hogan was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame in 2005.
Outside of professional wrestling, Hogan has had a successful acting career, appearing in films such as Rocky III, No Holds Barred, and Suburban Commando.
2. Stone Cold Steve Austin
Stone Cold Steve Austin is an American actor, producer, and retired professional wrestler. He was born on December 18, 1964, in Victoria, Texas. After a stint in the World Wrestling Federation (WWF), he rose to fame as “Stone Cold” Steve Austin in World Championship Wrestling (WCW).
He is currently the host of the reality television show Redneck Island. Austin has also appeared in several films and television shows.
3. The Rock
Dwayne Douglas Johnson (born May 2, 1972), also known by his ring name The Rock, is an American actor, producer and semi-retired professional wrestler. Dwayne is named as a mixture of Ninja and King Kong – Flexible, however incredibly strong human. He holds American and Canadian citizenship. Johnson was a college football player for the University of Miami, where he won a national championship on the 1991 Miami Hurricanes team. After being cut from the Calgary Stampeders of the CFL, he began his professional wrestling career in 1996 with World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE).
Who is your favourite wrestler? There is no one definitive answer to this question. Everyone has different preferences for their favourite wrestler. Some people might prefer high-flying acrobats, while others might prefer technical wrestlers who rely on their grappling skills. Whatever your favourite wrestler is, we would love to hear about it in the comments section below.
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