There have been a number of overrated and underrated professional wrestlers throughout history. Some of these competitors enjoyed a level of success and admiration that didn’t seem to match their skills in the ring, while others who possessed excellent technique never achieved the level of success and fame that some believe they deserved. Here is the list of top 10 most overrated wrestlers of all time.
Top10 Most Overrated Wrestlers of All Time
10. Kevin Nash
Kevin Nash was born on July 9, 1959 in Detroit, Michigan, USA. He is one of the most well-known personalities in the wrestling business and has established himself not only in the realm of sports, but in the entertainment world, as well. He is best known for his work under his real name in World Championship Wrestling (WCW) and Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA).
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Michael “The Miz” Mizanin was born in Cleveland, OH on October 8th, 1980. He is an American professional wrestler, actor, and media personality. He is signed to WWE, where he performs on the Raw brand under the ring name The Miz and is the current Intercontinental Champion in his eighth reign.
8. Bill Goldberg
Bill Goldberg was born on December 27, 1966 in Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA. He is an American professional wrestler, actor, former professional football player and former mixed martial arts color commentator known for his time in WWE and WCW under the ring name Goldberg. He became World Championship Wrestling United States Champion on April 21st, 1998 by defeating Raven.
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7. Lex Luger
Lawrence Wendell Pfohl was born on June 2, 1958. He is an American retired professional wrestler, television producer and football player currently working with WWE on their wellness policy. He has fought for several years in World Championship Wrestling (WCW), where he has also been World Heavyweight Champion twice , and in the World Wrestling Federation (WWF).
6. Jeff Jarrett
Jeff Jarrett was born on July 14, 1967 in Hendersonville, Tennessee, USA. He is an American professional wrestler, professional wrestling promoter and businessman. Beginning his career in 1986, Jarrett first came to prominence upon debuting in the World Wrestling Federation (WWF, now WWE) in 1992. Jarrett had his first major run in the WWF – winning the Intercontinental Title 6 times before joining WCW.
5. Jorge González
Jorge González was born on January 31, 1966. He was an Argentine basketball player, professional wrestler and actor, better known for his appearances in World Championship Wrestling. He started his career in 1989 and soon gained a lot of name and fame, as a result of his extra ordinary height. His match with Undertaker in the Wrestle Mania 9 wrestling match had been one of the most famous match of his career.
Ryan Reves was born on November 10, 1981. is an American professional wrestler who is currently signed to WWE, where he performs under the ring name ‘Ryback’. He was one of the eight finalists to appear on SmackDown “$1,000,000 Tough Enough”. He participated in the first season of NXT in early 2010 under the ring name Skip Sheffield, and joined the WWE main roster later that year.
3. John Cena
John Cena was born on April 23, 1977 in West Newbury, Massachusetts, USA. He is an American professional wrestler, rapper and actor, is arguably WWE’s most successful superstar. Cena became interested in professional wrestling after being encouraged by a gym employee at Gold’s Gym in Venice Beach. In 2001 he signed a contract to work at Ohio Valley Wrestling. He captured the OVW heavyweight title in February 2002, then made his WWE debut that June. Two years later, he took the United States Championship. Since then he has notched many wins and titles.
2. Hulk Hogan
Hulk Hogan was born on August 11, 1953 in Augusta, Georgia, USA. He is one of the greatest, most popular, most hated and charismatic wrestlers of all time, Hulk Hogan is one of the men who helped parlay the circus-like world of professional wrestling from cult following into the forefront of American entertainment. Hogan enjoyed mainstream popularity in the 1980s and 90s as the all-American character Hulk Hogan in the World Wrestling Federation (WWE), and as Hollywood Hogan, the villainous leader of the New World Order, in World Championship Wrestling (WCW). Hogan was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame in 2005.
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1. “The Great Khali” Dalip Singh
Dalip Singh was born on August 27, 1972 in Dhirana, Himachal Pradesh, India. Better known as The Great Khali is the first Indian wrestler to be signed to a contract by WWE. At present he is a member of WWE Smackdown Roster. Before, getting into wrestling he was a police officer with Punjab Police. He also became the World Heavyweight champion in the year 2007.