Over the years, professional wrestling has given us so many larger than life, colorful, and charismatic superstars, it is basically impossible to narrow it down to a legitimate top 10, much less create a Mount Rushmore of 4. Nonetheless, this writer will give you his opinion of the top four professional wrestlers in history. Let the debate begin!
#4 – Steve Austin
#3 – The Rock
#2 – Ric Flair
Hulk Hogan – Main Event of WWE WrestleMania eight times, Main Event of WCW Starrcade three times, 12-time World Champion, Tag Team Champion, Focal point of WWE’s pop culture explosion in the 1980’s, Won back to back Royal Rumble’s in 1990 and 1991
The Undertaker – 7-Time World Champion, 24-2 record at WrestleMania, Tag Team Champion, Royal Rumble winner
AJ Styles – TNA Champion, WWE Champion, US Champion, X-Division Champion
Bret Hart – WWE Champion, WCW Champion, Tag Champion, Intercontinental Champion, US Champion
Andre the Giant – WWE Champion, Undefeated for 15 years, Ended Hulk Hogan’s 3 year title reign in 1988, best battle royal record in history
Chris Jericho – WWE Champion, WCW Champion, World TV Champion, Cruiserweight Champion, 9-time Intercontinental Champion, The first EVER Undisputed Champion.
Triple H – 2nd ever grand slam winner, WWE Champion, Intercontinental Champion, Tag Champion, European Champion, 2-time Royal Rumble Winner, King of the Ring
John Cena – 16 time WWE World Champion, US Champion, Tag Team Champion, Royal Rumble Winner
Sting – WCW Champion, United States Champion, Tag Team Champion, TNA Impact World Champion
Randy Savage – WWE Champion, WCW World Champion, Intercontinental Champion, Won WrestleMania IV World Title Tournament, Winner of 1995 WCW World War 3, Wrestled Ricky Steamboat at WrestleMania III in a match many consider the best ever
#1 – Shawn Michaels
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