Given the amount of egotistical, big-bodied athletes who inhabit the pro wrestling scene, the word “nerd” is the last thing that comes to many people’s minds when they think about pro wrestlers.
However taking a closer look reveals some very prolific nerds whose hobbies outside of wrestling could surprise you. Looks can be deceiving, and beneath the surface of some world champions lay intuitive intellectuals eager to learn.
Which top star is a comic-book junkie who incessantly tweets pictures of comics while on the road? Which former WWE Intercontinental champion is obsessed with video games, and pays homage to them in his wrestling gear?
Who on this list will you never see coming as quite possibly the biggest nerd in the entire WWE?
Join Big Nasty as he runs down a cast of characters who adopt surprisingly dorky vices to help them cope with the at-times tumultuous lifestyle of a wrestler.
Follow Big Nasty on Twitter @ThisIsNasty and tweet who you think is the biggest wrestling nerd using the hashtag #WWENerd.
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