It is incredible that a simple change in character from lovable rapper to delusional psychopath can transform a career and prevent R-Truth from winding down his wrestling career in forgettable fashion.
The IWC exploded in outrage when R-Truth was scheduled to compete with John Cena and The Miz for the WWE Championship at Extreme Rules.
A few weeks later, wrestling fans are now waiting with anticipation to witness Truth's first pay-per-view main event in a title match with Cena.
This transition has come about due to Truth's heel turn and the man formerly known as K-Kwik is not the only wrestler that functions better in the role of a heel.
It is well-known in the wrestling business that to draw top money as a babyface, it is necessary to have had a good heel run as John Cena, The Rock and "Stone Cold" Steve Austin will testify.
However, there are some wrestlers that are clearly better suited to the "dark side" and struggle to get over as babyfaces.
There are also wrestlers that engender huge support as faces, but are substantially more entertaining as heels.
The following is a list of 10 WWE wrestlers, past and present, that enjoyed the best runs of their careers as heels.