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Compared to the other Halls of Fame that we discuss on our website, this one is hands down the most fun and the hardest to calculate. Keep in mind, that there is no actual WWE Hall of Fame where fans can go and see their heroes. There are no set criteria to get in the WWE Hall of Fame. Wins and losses don’t exactly matter when the matches are predetermined. It does not even seem to matter if you even wrestled for the WWE as some of their inductees never drew a paycheck from Stamford. This is as subjective as they come so with that we made a criteria of our own which did incorporate (in no particular order) impact, ability, innovation championships won, legacy and their use in the WWE. The only rule we set was that the wrestler in question was not currently an active competitor on a full time basis.

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When Randy “Macho Man” Savage first entered the WWF it wasn’t a cliché to say that he took the federation by storm. He had uncontrollable intensity, a flashy look, a gravelly voice, lightning speed and a unique move set that made Savage completely unique for the WWF in 1985. Throw in a doe eyed ingénue and you had a recipe…
Do we have to explain this one?  Say what you want about Vince but NOBODY can ever dispute that Vince is the WWE.  When we get the feeling that Vince will step down from an active role, he will automatically vault to the top of our list.  Hell, we might put him there anyway. {acepolls…
Initially, we were hesitant to rank the Undertaker.  It is not that we don’t think he is worthy, as Mark Callaway is about a sure thing for the Hall of Fame as they come.   The debate for us was do we rank an active member of the WWE roster?We guess it was the “active” word that made it very easy.  The…

3. Lou Thesz

Published in WWE
Despite the major respect we have for Lou Thesz, we were not initially planning to put him in our list. The bulk of Thesz’ career took place before the dawn of the WWE and even then he barely had any dealings with the North Eastern promotion. Still, the induction of Gorgeous George has opened up the idea of looking at…

4. The Rock

Published in WWE
When The Rock called himself the most electrifying man in sports entertainment he wasn’t kidding. There has been no wrestler before or after who was could captivate an audience like he could. The amount of wrestlers who have tried to segue over into Hollywood is long but only Dwayne Johnson became a megastar in that medium. Vince McMahon has often been quoted…

5. Bruiser Brody

Published in WWE
Bruiser Brody may not be known by a lot of wrestling fans today; but he should be. Much of the Hardcore style that is popular today was originated by the man born as Frank Goodish.     Standing at 6 ft 8 with a crazy mane of hair and a full beard, Brody looked crazy and to many he was.…

6. Triple H

Published in WWE
Triple H takes a lot of heat for marrying Vince McMahon’s daughter. Many have stated that his success in the largest wrestling federation is attributed to that. Many of his peers however have gone constantly on record that few have ever worked harder to achieve the success that he did, and despite the criticism he has received, Triple H has…

7. Ivan Koloff

Published in WWE
A quick way to get heel heat in the world of Professional Wrestling is to declare your hatred for the United Sates and take on the persona of one of their enemies. More often than not, these performers were not from those countries, but back in the 70’s and 80’s had you told anyone that Ivan Koloff was not really…

8. Sting

Published in WWE
As of this writing (Spring 2013) Sting is still very much an active competitor in TNA Wrestling, but as he is well into his 50’s, we feel comfortable with ranking him at this time. When it is all said and done, Sting may never wrestle a match under the WWE banner, and though that will disappoint many fans, this is…
(Michael Hayes, Terry “Bamm Bamm” Gordy & Buddy Roberts) Talk about innovation. Before there was the N.W.O, D-Generation X or the Four Horsemen there was the original gang concept; The Fabulous Freebirds.     The combination of the three wrestlers was perfect. Michael P.S. Hayes was the boisterous leader and brilliant promo guy, Terry “Bamm Bamm” Gordy was the muscle…
The enshrinement of Gorgeous George to the WWE Hall of Fame made us think it was time to look at the man who inducted him.  The Destroyer was not just another masked wrestler; he may very well be the most important masked wrestler in American Professional Wrestling history.In the United States, the technically sound Destroyer captured multiple championships.  His biggest…

11. Stan Hansen

Published in WWE
The state of Texas has given wrestling superstar after superstar, though none of them could have been a better brawler than Stan “The Lariat” Hansen. Nobody played the part of a deranged cowboy better than he did either.     Hansen first gained notoriety when he accidentally broke the neck of Bruno Sammartino though it was not in the United…
Far too often it is said that an athlete or performer gave their life to their profession. The Dynamite Kid dedicated his life to wrestling and it is no exaggeration to say that he gave his body to the business he loved.     To say that there was nobody else like The Dynamite Kid was no understatement. The Englishman…

13. Kurt Angle

Published in WWE
Kurt Angle won the 1996 Freestyle Olympic Gold Medal in Atlanta, and thought there has been past Olympians in the WWE, Angle would become the first Gold Medalist to enter the organization. Angle would have the best rookie year in WWE history, winning the European, Intercontinental and World Heavyweight Title, while dazzling fans with his in ring ability and entertaining…

14. Owen Hart

Published in WWE
At one point wrestling prognosticators predicted that Owen would be the first Hart brother to be a World Champion. Needless to say, that didn’t happen, but when fans say that he was just as talented as his older brother Bret, few can argue.   Owen was initially a great high flyer, but he combined that with a solid ground game…

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