V9 THROWBACK THURSDAY!! Top 10 Wrestlers That Made Watching Wrestling Fun Back Then – Who Was Your Favourite?


Today on Viral9ja Throwback Thursday, we feel like bringing back the memories of legendary wrestlers that made childhood fun for everyone.

It is now when we are all grown that the scripting aspect of wrestling we used to get excited about back then become clearer to us

But then, we won’t deny the fact that these wrestlers made childhood fun and entertaining for us all.

Here Are Top 10 Wrestlers That Made Watching Wrestling Fun Back Then


Born Mark William Calaway and popularly known as The Undertaker in the professional wrestling world is regarded as one of the greatest wrestlers of all time.

He is known for bringing a coffin-like object which he uses to carry his defeated opponents after a wrestling match.

Back then, Undertaker is one wrestler you can’t afford to miss his wrestling matches.

2. Tripple H

He is a legendary wrestler with many titles to his name.

Tripple H defeated Chris Jericho for the Undisputed WWF Championship and later lost it to Hulk Hogan in 2002.

He has participated in Royal Humble matches and other wrestling competition.

His smackdown is always deadly.

3. John Cena

No doubt, John Cena was one the popular elite wrestlers back in those days.

Once he appears with that his legendary short, you all know John Cena is about to get somebody knocked out.

John Cena played a vital role in the team of Cena and Shawn Micheals vs Edge and Randy Orton fight for the World Tag Championship.

His victory in the match made him a double champion.

4. Hulk Hogan

Hogan is the most recognized wrestling star worldwide and the most popular wrestler of the 1980s.

He’s got series of very interesting records as a wrestler holding the WWF World Heavyweight Champion title for 4 years among many other achievements to his name.

This man is a legend, some of us didn’t get to watch him when he was really in his prime.

5. Rey Mysterio

Rey Mysterio is the number 1 Masked wrestler in the world with a series of mystery skills.

He is also the winner of the 2006 Royal Rumble and is the 21st Triple Crown and 21st Grand Slam winner in WWE history.

Rey Mysterio has fought and won many wrestling matches against many huge wrestlers with his intelligent and flexible skills.

6. Big Show

Big Show is a beast whether in a ring or cage wrestling fight.

He is a seven-time world champion, having held the WCW World Heavyweight Championship twice, the WWF/WWE Championship twiceWWE’s World Heavyweight Championship twice, and the ECW World Heavyweight Championship once.

He is the only man to have held all four of those particular titles in the history of WWE.

7. Shawn Michaels

Shawn Michaels is known by the nicknames “Heartbreak Kid” and “Mr. WrestleMania

He is also a two-time Royal Rumble winner and the first man to win the match as the number one entrant.

His match against John Cena on April 23, 2007, was ranked by WWE as the best match ever aired on the flagship Raw program

Michaels is considered one of the greatest wrestlers in history.

8. The Rock

Dwayne Johnson, popularly known as The Rock is an American Actor who got popular with wrestling.

Johnson headlined the most-bought professional wrestling pay-per-view event ever and also a Royal Rumble match winner and WWE’s sixth Triple Crown champion.

The had a successful career run as a wrestler before his retirement. It’s always fun watching him fight back them.

9. Randy Orton

He is a very stubborn professional wrestler in the industry.

Randy Orton is fearless and always ready to face anybody in wrestling matches.

At age 24, he became the youngest world champion in WWE history after he won the World Heavyweight Championship from Chris Benoit.

Orton has held the WWE Championship nine times and WWE’s World Heavyweight Championship four times.

He was the final holder of the World Heavyweight Championship, which he unified with the WWE Championship to become the WWE World Heavyweight Champion by defeating John Cena at Tables, Ladders & Chairs showdown in 2013.

You may hate him or like him, Randy is a badass fighter.

10. Yokozuna

He was the first wrestler of Samoan descent to hold the WWF World Heavyweight Championship as well as the first Royal Rumble winner.

He defeated WWE Hall of Famers Bret Hart and Hulk Hogan, in consecutive pay-per-view victories in the main event of WrestleMania IX and the 1993 King of the Ring.

After a successful career run, he died on October 23, 2000 while on an independent wrestling tour in Europe.

Who Was Your Favourite Among These Wrestlers Back Then?

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