I am writing this from my opinion; I believe these are the greatest wrestlers of all time. If you would like to comment below with your top five that would be great.
I have chosen these five because of the way they changed the business as it transformed through different eras and built it into what it is today.
Stone Cold Steve Austin
Austin was the leader of the attitude era and built wrestling into a worldwide phenomenon. During the attitude era everybody heard about Austin and had to tune in to see what he was up to in the WWF, known as the WWE nowadays. All Internet critics say WWE should bring back the attitude era, but that would be impossible without Stone Cold. In my opinion, the greatest of all time.
Hulkamania ruled the world in the '80s and early '90s as people in every country wore Hulkamania red and yellow. Hulk Hogan is possibly the most recognized superstar in the business. He is indeed professional wrestling.
The greatest in ring performer of all time, Michaels will put on a display like no other. His matches are always top class and impossible not to be mesmerized by. He tells a story in the ring better than anyone ever will. It will be a sad day when he retires.
The man with the greatest gimmick of all time. The best in-ring entrance of all time and the coolest "dead person" you will ever see! As the WWE announcers say, "bonechilling." Awesome performer. Undertaker vs. Shawn Michaels at Wrestlemania is one of my favourite all-time matches.
A hero to people across the world in the mid-'90s. Hart was the excellence of execution, and the best technical wrestler ever (the only argument to that is Kurt Angle or Chris Benoit). He was the one who made the smaller guys in the '90s more popular than the larger than life Hogans and Ultimate Warriors.
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