There are a lot of things that make a great wrestler, with in-ring ability, mic skills, charisma and psychology being chief among them. One aspect that is often overlooked, however, is a great nickname that the fans can identify with.
A wrestler could be absolutely terrible in most areas, but if they have a nickname that the fans can get behind then they have a fighting chance. Of course, it is often the success of the wrestler bearing the nickname that makes it famous rather than the other way around.
Professional wrestling has been popular for several decades, so there have been countless nicknames. Some were bad, some were good and a select few were extraordinary. This article is going to focus on that latter group as I aim to determine the best nicknames in wrestling history.
Each and every wrestling fan is going to have differing opinions on the effectiveness of certain nicknames, but here are my picks for the 25 best of all time.