In WWE's world of heroes and warriors, monsters and sadists, there have also been a number of country-bumpkin characters, brawling hillbillies that have made their mark on the company.
Trading in tights for overalls, these men found themselves players on WWE's roped stage. It's a gimmick that has likely been swept away by modernity for good, but it was a wrestling tradition for many years.
Fans cheered for the simple people with rural origins, the country folk with a talent for fighting.
Ask your local hillbilly, there's a big difference between a cowboy and a hillbilly. That's why won't see names like Stan Hansen, Ron Bass or Jimmy Wang Yang on here.
The following are WWE's most successful, most well-known hillbilly wrestlers.