A good finishing move can make or break a professional wrestler.
So vital is the ultimate move to a performer in modern wrestling that a wrestler's popularity can be either massively elevated or completely undermined by how over it is.
Of course, several different aspects make a finishing move good. The realism, the flashiness, the speed and power with which it is executed—all of these things are crucial to crafting an iconic finisher.
Some wrestlers get this process right; in fact, some get it so right that the finishing move becomes a massive part of their legacy, nearly as popular, if not more popular, than they are themselves. These finishers are rarely replicated, and some are so legendary that it is bad form for another wrestler to try.
Because certain finishers are so synonymous with a competitor and his legacy, it is inappropriate and unwise for a wrestler to adopt them, even after the original user has retired from active competition.
This is a list of such finishers.
Here are 10 finishing moves that other wrestlers will most likely never use again.