Wrestling is a traditional sport around the world, but professional wrestling as we know it today is only a few decades old. The kings’ game has become a sport for celebrities. Over the years, professional wrestling has influenced some of the most well-known sports figures in history. When establishing a “Tops In The World” rating, it’s hard to eliminate bias. Competence, the capacity to deliver outstanding matches, crowd reviews, and a wrestler’s market value were all important factors in my decision. With those factors in mind, the Top 10 greatest wrestlers in history are listed below.

Most Top 10 Wrestlers in History

1. Bob Backlund

Bob Backlund

  •  71 years old in 2022.
  • 6ft 1in tall
  • Weight 106kg
  • United States of America
  • In 2018, he retired.
  • Robert Louis Backlund is his given name.

For nearly 30 years, Bob Backlund has been a professional wrestler in the United States. In 1973, he debuted in the American Wrestling Association.

After a few months, he joined the National Wrestling Alliance and battled Terry Funk for the Western States Heavyweight Championship. He joined the World Wide Wrestling Federation in early 1977 and remained there for nearly 35 years. He won the World Wrestling Federation (WWF) championship twice.

Billy Graham defeated Backlund by count-out in his debut WWF encounter. Despite his elimination in the 2000 Royal Rumble series, he remains the second longest-serving WWF Champion of all time. Maria Menounos inducted him into the WWE Hall of Fame on April 6, 2013.

2. Shawn Michaels

Shawn Michaels

  • Age in 2022 55
  • 6ft 1in tall
  • Weight 102kg
  • United States of America
  • In 2018, he retired.
  • Michael Shawn Hickenbottom is his given name.

Shawn Michaels is a retired pro wrestler from the United States. He competed for the World Wrestling Federation from 1988 until his initial retirement in 1998. He performed his debut on-camera bout for the WWF on July 7, 1988.

In his famous and lucrative career, which spanned the years 1984 to 2010, Shawn won the world championship four times and the WWF Championship twice with the 1995 and 1996 Royal Rumbles. Shawn Michaels is the inaugural Grand Slam Champion of the World Wrestling Federation.

He has won the PWI Match of the Year Award an unprecedented eleven times. Shawn was the former World Wrestling Federation World Heavyweight Champion. In 2011, he was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame.

3. Lesnar Brock

Brock Lesnar

  • Age in 2022 43
  • 6ft 3in tall
  • Weight 120kg
  • United States of America
  • Status Active
  • Brock Edward Lesnar is his given name.

Even though Brock Lesnar was only in the WWE for a brief time, the impact he had during that time cannot be overstated. At one point, Lesnar was the WWE Heavyweight Champion.

He was designed for success, and he was given the duty of taking the corporation to the next detonation point. After an eight-year absence, Brock Lesnar returned in 2012 to a massive public outcry.

Despite his minimal engagement, WWE received a much-needed immunisation because to his popularity among sports fans. He is also one of the greatest wrestlers of all time. In addition to his WWE fame, Lesnar has established himself as one of the wealthiest UFC fighters of all time.

4. Triple H

Triple H

  • Age in 2022 51
  • 6ft 4in tall
  • Weight 116kg
  • United States of America
  • Status Active
  • Paul Michael Levesque is his given name.

Triple H is an American professional bodybuilder, pro wrestler, business executive, and actor. Terra Ryzing was his ring name when he debuted in the International Wrestling Federation in 1992.

In 1994, he signed with World Championship Wrestling, but after a few months, he changed his identity to Hunter Hearst Helmsley or Triple H and transferred to the World Wrestling Federation in 1995. Wrestle Mania X8 was won by Triple H, but he lost the belt to Hulk Hogan at Backlash.

During his lengthy career, he won the World Heavyweight Championship five times, the WWF European Championship twice, and the WWE Intercontinental Championship five times. The WWE has promoted Triple H to Executive Vice President.

5. The Rock

The Rock

  • Age in 2022 48
  • 6ft 5in tall
  • Weight 118kg
  • United States of America
  • 2019 Status: Retired
  • Dwayne Douglas Johnson is his given name.

Dwayne Johnson, popularly known as The Rock, is a professional wrestler who competes in the World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE). Johnson debuted in the WWF as Rocky Maivia in November 1996 at Survivor Series, where he was the lone survivor of an eight-man elimination tag match.

Rock won the WWF Championship for the seventh time at Vengeance, defeating Kurt Angle and The Undertaker in a Triple Threat match. He won the WWF Intercontinental Championship in 1997. He defeated Shane McMahon, Vince McMahon, and Triple H to win the WWF Championship for the fifth time at King of the Ring alongside Kane and The Undertaker.

He has two World Championship belts, eight WWF/E Championship titles, and five WWF Tag Team titles to his credit. His popularity peaked during his feud with Stone Cold and John Cena, according to TRP. The Rock hinted at a possible retirement from wrestling in August 2013.

6. Ric Flair

Ric Flair

  • Age in 2022 72
  • 6ft 1in tall
  • Weight 110kg
  • United States of America
  • In 2012, he retired.
  • Richard Morgan Fliehr is his given name.

In the 1980s, Ric Flair, aka “Nature Boy,” was a legendary WWE wrestler. In the NWA/WCW World Heavyweight Championship, he was the most successful wrestler. The lack of attention in NWA/WCW compared to WWF damaged Flair.

During his 40-year professional career, he received numerous prizes and honours. Flair has 16 world championships to his credit. He was the first wrestler ever to be inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame twice. Flair was largely a pay-per-view draw during his career.

Ricky Steamboat’s remarkable sequence of marathon matches with Flair would go down in history. He is now the fifth greatest wrestler of all time.

7. Cena John

John Cena

  • Age in 2022 43
  • 6ft 1in tall
  • Weight 114kg
  • United States of America
  • Status Active
  • John Felix Anthony Cena is his given name.

John Cena is a bodybuilder and professional wrestler from the United States. Cena also holds the record for holding the WWE Championship for the most time. He began training to be a professional wrestler in 1999 at Ultimate Pro Wrestling in California.

Cena made his televised debut on June 27, 2002, when he accepted Kurt Angle’s free challenge. When Cena attempted a hip flip on Mr. Kennedy in 2007, he damaged his pectoral muscle. He suddenly returned to the ring as the final contestant in the 2008 Royal Rumble series a few months later.

On that day, he defeated Triple H to win the match and the Wrestle Mania championship. He won the WWE World Heavyweight Championship from Kane in 2013. Hulk Hogan, one of the greatest wrestlers of all time, is frequently referred to as the Hulk Hogan of the twenty-first century.

John Cena is one of the most well-known and popular WWE wrestlers of all time. He is one of the world’s highest-paid and wealthiest wrestlers in terms of net worth.

8. Hogan Hulk

Hulk Hogan

  • Age in 2022 67
  • Height 6ft 7in
  • Weight 137kg
  • United States of America
  • In 2012, he retired.
  • Terry Eugene Bollea is his given name.

Terry Gene Bollea’s ring name is Hulk Hogan. He is a professional wrestler who rose to prominence in the 1980s and 1990s in WWE and WCW (World Championship Wrestling).

Hogan has won a total of twelve world titles, including six WCW World Heavyweight Championships, six WWE World Heavyweight Championships, and six WCW World Heavyweight Championships. He was the first wrestler to win the Royal Rumbles two years in a row.

Hogan returns to WWE as the presenter of WrestleMania XXX on February 21, 2014. After Bruno Sammartino and Bob Backlund, he is the third-longest combined reigning WWF Champion of all time.

9. Stone Cold

Stone Cold

  • Age in 2022 56
  • 6ft 2in tall
  • Weight 114kg
  • United States of America
  • In 2003, he retired.
  • Steven James Anderson is his given name.

“Stone Cold” Steve Austin is a retired professional wrestler who rose to prominence in the WWE in the late 1990s. He was the WWE’s “poster child” in the 1990s and 2000s. The Attitude Era is another name for this time period.

Austin has two Intercontinental Championships, six World Wrestling Federation Championships, and four World Wrestling Federation Tag Team Championships under his belt. He’s already a three-time King of the Ring winner and a one-time Royal Rumble winner.

For the most of his career, Austin has competed in WWF pay-per-view events.In 2009, he was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame. He was also a ratings powerhouse, helping WWE Raw reclaim the title from WCW Nitro. He deserved to be No. 2 on our list of the Greatest Wrestlers since he is a true champion.

10. The Undertaker

The Undertaker

  • Age in 2022 56
  • 6ft 10in tall
  • Weight 140kg
  • United States of America
  • In 2020, he will retire.
  • Calaway, Mark William, is his given name.

The Undertaker is a professional wrestler from the United States who began his career with World Class Championship Wrestling in 1984. Undertaker is one of the wealthiest WWE wrestlers of all time, in addition to being a tremendous entertainer.

He’s headlined Wrestlemania, beaten all of the big names, including Austin and The Rock, and is always willing to engage in high-profile contests without growing dissatisfied. The Undertaker is known for winning the WWE’s most famous pay-per-view event 21 times in a row (PPV).

He has won eight World Heavyweight Championships, four WWE Championships, three World Heavyweight Championships, and once the USWA Unified World Heavyweight Championship. He is without a doubt one of the greatest wrestlers of all time.