The Top Five Wrestling Superstars Who Shined on the Mic
When it comes to becoming a top star in Pro Wrestling there are many skills the that the talent will have to deliver.
When you think of the greats that have stepped in the wrestling ring you remember their wrestling skill, athletic ability, heart, never-say-die attitude but one of the biggest ones is how the superstar worked the mic.
This one skill can either make or break a wrestlers career. Some have seized the moment and have shined bright as others have failed and been booed to shame.
Some have good ring skills but have never reached the top and there could be one reason why. This is why many wrestlers craft their skills and anticipate the moment to be the top guy.
The mic can be your friend or your worst enemy. The ones who let the mic beat them have trouble rising to the top. But the ones who work the mic have always shined and have became wrestling's best.
One speech on the mic can turn rise you from the mid-card status all the way to the top of the roster. To some, the mic has become golden and there is a reason why.
The microphone has been in the business for years and is a major part of a wrestlers career. You can go for so long with being silent there comes a time where you have to take your chance at the mic.
You can either suceed or fail at the at the skills of the mic. Being great on the mic can help a wrestler to put on great promos, it can even make a feud more interesting.
War of the words before a huge event is great it brings out all the emotion and it makes a great build up. So you can either shine on the mic or watch your career die.
Jericho has slick skills in the ring and great athletic moves that many superstars can't pull off.
But out of all those skills there is one thing that stood out the most about Jericho that blasted him to superstardom, and that was his ability to shine on the mic.
When he first debuted in the WWF we knew something was special about the young athlete. Jericho and The Rock went toe to toe in the war of the words. Although Jericho lost, he didn't go down without a fight.
From that moment, Jericho would finally get what he was due and that was a rise to the top.
With his clever skills on the mic and speeches that fans would come to quote for years, it is no wonder Chris became the first Undisputed champion.
With sayings like a** clown and many more phrases that had the audience at a daze this is why Chris Jericho has landed at No. 5 of Superstars who shined on the mic.
The Hot Rod had the attitude, charisma but one that blazed to the top was his cleverness on the mic.
If you think about the best parts of many of Piper's feuds is when Roddy graced his presence on the mic.
The Hot Rod used his skills best to get under the skin of many other wrestling greats. The Piper's Pit is where he delivered some of wrestling's greatest moments from his moment with the Snuka concerning the coconut to today, he shows that he hasn't lost a step when it comes to the mic.
What you gonna do when Hulk Hogan runs wild on you, brother. From telling kids to take their vitamins, and having the Hulkamaniacs running wild there was no doubt that Hogan can work the mic.
With these skills, Hogan launched his career and became a walking ICON in the wrestling world. When Hogan got on the mic, he grabbed all the Hulk crazy fans attention.
Hogan became wrestling's MJ, Ruth, Woods for mainly one reason, and that was by catching viewers' interest and he did this with the mic.
Stone Cold Steve Austin
You sit there and you thump your Bible, and you say your prayers, and it didn't get you anywhere! Talk about your Psalms, talk about John 3:16... Austin 3:16 says I just whipped your a**!
On June 23, 1996 at WWF's annual King of the Ring tournament Stone Cold became a superstar. With his speech directed at the newly reborn Christian Jake "the Snake" Roberts, there was no doubt it was his time to shine.
The next night at Raw the crowd was filled with 3:16 signs with was just to show Austin had arrived.
By cussing, drinking and whooping a** and taking names, and working the mic, there is no wonder why Austin has been inducted into the WWE's Hall of Fame.
But there is one that stood out the most it that one is the Great One. The Rock had a rough start to his pro wrestling career has he couldn't connect with the fans.
He did so badly that he recieved " die Rocky die" chants until one day, Rocky became The Rock.
When The Rock got on the mic the fans anticipated on what he was going to say, even if The Rock was bad mouthing them.
The Rock created remarkable moments that will go down in WWE history. Some of the best moments where when The Rock went toe to toe with The Rattlesnake Stone Cold Steve Austin.
When those two men stepped in the ring you can feel the electricity in the air.
Although The Rock has thrown his last elbow pad and laid the smackdown on superstars everywhere there is no doubt that fans will always smell what The Rock is cooking.