my favourite wwe/tna male wrestlers

by shamyandtiges | created - 01 Aug 2012 | updated - 01 Aug 2012 | Public

this is a list of the wwe/tna wrestlrs i have enjoyed watching, yes i am being biased but it's my list!

1. Kurt Angle

Actor | Warrior

Kurt Steven Angle was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA. He is a 1996 Olympic Gold Medal winner in the 220lbs weight category. First ever wrestler to hold the WCW and WWF World Championships during the same calendar year, and has held WWF, Intercontinental, European and Hardcore championships ...

2. Chris Benoit

Actor | WCW Thunder

Chris Benoit is a legend in his hometown of Edmonton, Alberta, though we Wrestled all over the world and was a super star in The United States. Benoit held the WCW Tag Team title and Television title. He was considered for a role in X-Men as the Wolverine (one of his nick names). His life ended in ...

THE RABID WOLVERINE

R.I.P.

3. Glenn Jacobs

Actor | See No Evil

Glenn Jacobs was born on April 26, 1967 in Torrejón de Ardoz, Madrid, Spain as Glenn Thomas Jacobs. He is known for his work on See No Evil (2006), MacGruber (2010) and WWE Raw (1993). He has been married to Crystal Maurisa Goins since August 23, 1995. They have two children.

'kane'

4. Mark Calaway

Actor | Suburban Commando

Born on March 24, 1965. Best known as "The Undertaker" from World Wrestling Entertainment. He first came to the WWF in 1990 as Ted DiBiase's mystery partner at The Survivor Series (1990). At first, he was a heel, but later turned face, around WrestleMania VIII (1992). He has held the WWF World ...

the undertaker

5. Paul Levesque

Actor | Blade: Trinity

Paul Levesque, otherwise known as Triple H, has established himself on the big scene in Blade: Trinity (2004) opposite Wesley Snipes. Levesque has already made an impression with his guest roles on The Bernie Mac Show (2001), The Drew Carey Show (1995), Grown Ups (1999), and MADtv (1995).

Triple H ...

HHH

6. Shawn Michaels

Self | King of the Ring

Began his career in Texas. Trained by the legendary Jose Lothario, Shawn Michaels wrestled in Kansas, where he met fellow wrestler, Marty Jannetty. A year later, after sending tapes of his matches to the major wrestling companies at the time, he was contacted by the AWA, who proposed that he team ...

HBK

7. Adam Copeland

Actor | Haven

Adam Copeland, formerly known as WWE Superstar Edge, is an actor and retired professional wrestler, who is currently starring as one of the leads in the fifth season of the popular television series HAVEN for Syfy. Canadian born, Copeland's life in wrestling spanned two decades, and through his ...

Edge

8. Ric Flair

Actor | WWE Monday Night RAW

Richard Morgan Fliehr isn't what you'd expect from a professional wrestler. A medical student at Minnesota University (his father was a doctor, his mother an actress), Flair dropped out college to train for the mat wars under legendary former AWA World champ Verne Gagne. He made his professional ...

the natureboy

9. Rey Mysterio

Actor | Lucha Underground

Was a professional wrestler for WCW although he made his wrestling debut in Mexico. Dropped out of school to become pro wrestler in Mexico but there were points during his career where he'd do homework in the lockerroom. Debuted as a wrestler and won his debut match. Nephew of wrestler Rey Misterio...

Rey '619' Mysterio

10. Eddie Guerrero

Actor | WCW Thunder

One of the great Hispanic wrestlers, Eddie Guerrero grew up part of the famous wrestling family: The Guerreros. His father Gory Guerrero became a star in the U.S., an icon in Texas and a legend in Mexico. Eddie's brothers, Hector, Amadno and Chavo, Sr. also became wrestlers. Both Hector and Amando ...

Latino Heat, VIVA LA RAZA

R.I.P.

11. Paul Wight

Actor | The Waterboy

Paul also played college basketball at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville from 1992 to 1993, and was a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division II Cougars basketball team. Paul is a member of the Xi Beta Chapter of Tau Kappa Epsilon fraternity at Southern ...

Big Show

12. Darren Matthews

Actor | WWE: OMG! - The Top 50 Incidents in WWE History

Darren Matthews was born on May 10, 1968 in Staffordshire, England as Darren Kenneth Matthews. He is an actor, known for WWE: OMG! - The Top 50 Incidents in WWE History (2011), Breaking Ground (2015) and WCW Monday Nitro (1995). He has been married to Christina since November 8, 1986. They have ...

william regal

13. John Layfield

Self | WWE Saturday Night's Main Event

John Layfield was born on November 29, 1966 in Sweetwater, Texas, USA as John Charles Layfield. He is an actor, known for WWE Saturday Night's Main Event (2006), The JBL Show (2012) and WWE Royal Rumble (2016). He has been married to Meredith Whitney since February 11, 2005. He was previously ...

JBL

14. Sal Guerrero

Actor | Lucha Underground

Chavo Guerrero is a 20-year third generation veteran of the professional wrestling industry who first debuted back in 1994 after having been trained by legendary family members Chavo Guerrero Sr., Eddie Guerrero, Hector Guerrero and Mando Guerrero. He started his career working in both Mexico and ...

chavo

15. King Kong Bundy

Actor | Moving

King Kong Bundy was riding a win streak of 300 consecutive victories when he challenged Terry "Hulk" Hogan to the World Wrestling Federation World's Heavyweight Championship. Budy's streak was snapped when Hogan defeated him in a wild brawl.

16. André the Giant

Actor | The Princess Bride

André René Roussimoff was born in a small farming community in Grenoble, France to Boris and Marian Rouismoff. His parents and four siblings were all of normal size, but André suffered from acromegaly, a hormonal disorder that results when the pituitary gland produces excess growth hormone. As the ...

R.I.P.

17. Dalip Singh

Actor | Get Smart

Dalip Singh was born on August 27, 1972 in Dhirana, Himachal Pradesh, India as Dalip Singh Rana. He is an actor, known for Get Smart (2008), The Longest Yard (2005) and MacGruber (2010). He has been married to Harminder Kaur since February 27, 2002.

the great khali

18. Eddie Fatu

Actor | WXW Rage TV

Born on March 28th, 1973, Eddie Fatu, more widely known as WWE Wrestling Superstar "Umaga" came from a long line of Samoans wrestlers with a rich history.

Also known as "The Samoan Bulldozer," the 6' 4", 350-lb. wrestler earned a reputation for executing moves with more ease than one might expect ...

umaga

R.I.P.

19. Shelton Benjamin

Actor | E.C.W.

Shelton Benjamin was born in Orangeburg, South Carolina on July 9, 1976. A powerful athelete from an early age, Shelton was the South Carolina state heavyweight champion in high school wrestling in both his junior and senior years at Orangeburg-Wilkinson High School. In addition to his wrestling ...

20. Brock Lesnar

Self | WrestleMania

Brock Lesnar was born on July 12, 1977 in Webster, South Dakota, USA as Brock Edward Lesnar. He is an actor, known for WrestleMania XIX (2003), Summerslam (2002) and WWE Unforgiven (2002). He has been married to Rena Mero since May 6, 2006. They have two children named, Turk & Duke. Lesnar also has...

21. Mark Henry

Actor | MacGruber

Mark Henry was born on June 12, 1971 in Silsbee, Texas, USA as Mark Jerrold Henry. He is an actor, known for MacGruber (2010), WWE Main Event (2012) and WWF Superstars (1986). He has been married to Jana Perry since April 24, 2005. They have two children.

22. Vincent McMahon

Writer | WWWF Championship Wrestling

Vincent McMahon was born on July 6, 1914 in Harlem, New York City, New York, USA as Vincent James McMahon. He was a writer, known for WWF Championship Wrestling (1972) and The Wrestler (1974). He was married to Juanita W. Johnston and Vicky H. Askew. He died on May 27, 1984 in New York City.

23. Stephen Farrelly

Actor | Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows

Sheamus O'Shaunessy began his wrestling career in The Monster Factory in April 2002 where he trained under the supervision of former WWF professional wrestler Larry Sharpe along with former ECW referee Jim Molineaux. SOS made his wrestling debut 6 weeks later against WWA and TNA star Robert ...

sheamus

24. Dave Finlay

Actor | WWF SmackDown!

Dave "Fit" Finlay is one of the toughest, most respected wrestlers to ever set inside the wrestling ring. It is a shame that most of his wrestling years were spent overseas before he made his way to the States.

Born in Ireland in 1958, Finlay became a professional wrestler in 1978. He made a name ...

25. Francisco Islas

Actor | ECW Hardcore TV

Francisco Islas was born on December 3, 1973 in Tulancingo, Hidalgo, Mexico as Francisco Pantoji Islas. He is an actor, known for Eastern Championship Wrestling (1993), ROH: The Era of Honor Begins (2002) and ECW Guilty as Charged 2001 (2001). He has been married to Maria Ramirez since March 19, ...

super crazy

26. Yoshihiro Tajiri

Actor | WWE NXT

Yoshihiro Tajiri was born on September 29, 1970 in Tokyo, Japan. He is an actor, known for WWE NXT (2010), Cruiserweight Classic: CWC (2016) and WWE Smackdown! (1999). He is married to Tomoe Tajiri.

27. Roddy Piper

Actor | They Live

Roddy Piper was born Roderick George Toombs on April 17, 1954 in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada. He was a pro wrestler from 1973-1987 in the NWA, Pacific Northwest, California. He was a longtime mainstay in the WWF, and was one of the biggest "bad guys" in the WWF during the early '80s, before ...

28. Peter Senerchia

Actor | WWF SmackDown!

Peter Senerchia was born on October 11, 1967 in Red Hook, Brooklyn, New York, USA. He is an actor, known for WWE Smackdown! (1999), Eastern Championship Wrestling (1993) and WWF Livewire (1997). He is married to Theresa Smith. They have one child.

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