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10 Greatest Wrestlers Right now

Last Updated: 22.04.21

 

If you’re a wrestling fan, you might want to check out this post to make sure you’re up to date on all things in the business. When it comes to buying a singlet for wrestling, people usually take into account all kinds of different factors. Today, we thought we should take a look at the other side of things, so here’s a list of the 10 greatest wrestlers in the world right now:


10. The Miz

First of all, it is worth saying that even though the WWE (World Wrestling Entertainment) is currently the world’s top wrestling promotion, this list strives to take into account the performers all around the world. Having been brought up to the main stage after appearing on the show Tough Enough, Mike “The Miz” Mizanin is one of the best acts in wrestling right now and has been for a while.

The fact that he can make almost any segment entertaining and worth watching has seen him climb to the top of the mid-card and win the Intercontinental Championship a record – 8 times. With top company star Roman Reigns out battling cancer, The Miz could be one of the stars the WWE relies upon in the 2021-2020 season.

 

 

9. Tetsuya Naito

The New Japan Pro-Wrestling star regularly entertains the audience with close to 5-stars matches. For a while now, Naito has been one of the main attractions of the promotion, putting on some incredible matches with names like Kota Ibushi and Juice Robinson.  

After winning the IWGP Intercontinental Championship in 2018, he is expected to keep his form in 2021 and continue to dazzle fans worldwide with his array of moves and unique charisma. All things considered, Naito’s role in the company can only be on the rise.

 

8. Cody

The son of former WWE superstar Dusty Rhodes, Cody is another prime example of what the world’s top wrestling promotion can let slip between its fingers. Ever since leaving Vince McMahon’s company, he has really come into his own in New Japan Pro-Wrestling as his mic skills, character and ring work have considerably improved.

He has learned how to properly engage an audience and this has seen him steadily rise in notoriety over the last year. Cody has already had classic-type matches with former stables Kenny Omega and top workers like Nick Aldis. His yet untapped full potential is what has him in the cards for the title of IWGP Heavyweight Champion this year.

 

 

7. Roman Reigns

Whoever you are, a list of the top 10 wrestlers in the world has to include “The Big Dog”. Roman Reigns was notoriously heralded as chairman Vince McMahon’s blue-chip prospect who will make his mark as the next legend in the WWE. After all, he has spent the better part of 2018 fighting for the Universal Championship, the company’s main title.

However, the reason he is so low on this list is the fact that on the October 22 episode of Raw, Reigns let the world know that he had been struggling with Leukemia for the past years of his life and that he had to take a leave of absence to start the treatment against this disease.


6. Braun Strowman

The former member of the Wyatt Family has quickly climbed the company’s ranks since going solo. He has been able to enrapture the audience with his displays of raw strength and power, and this is one of the most important things when it comes to success in the WWE.

Nicknamed “The Monster Among Men”, Strowman has recently got into the main championship picture and doesn’t seem to be going away any time soon. Besides his obvious physical qualities, he has also displayed good charisma and mic work.


5. Seth Rollins

Rollins is one of the best in-ring performers the WWE has to offer today, his arsenal of moves being nicely complimented by his recent feats of endurance after wrestling non-stop for one hour and five minutes on RAW. After winning the Intercontinental and the Tag Team Championships in 2018, the one nicknamed “The Architect” could be the company’s breakout star in 2021.

 

4. Brock Lesnar

A lot of current fans dislike Brock Lesnar due to his short, barely-visible appearances on WWE television while also being the champion. He owes his place on this list to the fact that he is, at the moment, the longest running champion in modern history, having held the title for 504 consecutive days.

Lesnar is also one of the few wrestlers to have found success in the MMA world, where the WWE is often laughed at for being “scripted” and “fake”. Despite the fans not liking the rarity of his matches, he seems to be a stalwart of the company going into 2021.


3. Kazuchika Okada

Okada is another example of a wrestler who breaks records as a champion, managing to hold the IWGP Heavyweight Championship for a staggering 720 days while having 12 title defenses including the widely regarded greatest wrestling match in history with Kenny Omega.

Since losing his belt though, he has failed to make yet another impact which is the reason for him only earning the 3rd place on this list. It is worth mentioning that Wrestling Observer Newsletter gave his match with Omega a record-breaking 7-star rating.

 

2. AJ Styles

“The Phenomenal One” is a prime example of a bona fide Indie star who also earned great success in the WWE. He seems to get better every year, with his mic skills and ring work getting constantly improved by his tremendous work ethic. Styles seems set to dominate the company for many years, as workhorses who can get over with the fans are rare in today’s wrestling world.


1. Kenny Omega

The title of “the Best wrestler in the world” differs of course from each fan’s point of view. However, if you take into consideration in-ring work, charisma and fan support Kenny Omega has been one of the best things in professional wrestling for a while now.

He has a unique approach to the craft which he combines with an almost uncanny ability to put on big matches, this being proven by his involvement in 3 of the highest rated matches of the year. His current roll indicated that Omega will probably be a star for a very long time and makes him the greatest wrestler in the world right now.

 

 

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EnSports
EnSports
1 year ago

I think Brock Lesnar would be the 1st one.

Vinay Kumar
Vinay Kumar
1 year ago

Daniel Bryan is the greatest of all time and you didn’t included him, and he also had big better beard

MUHAMMAD Fayaz waince
MUHAMMAD Fayaz waince
1 year ago

I think Brock Lesnar is the best wrestler

John
John
11 months ago

No place for will ospreay? Come on.

Reuel
Reuel
11 months ago

Roman reigns is the best

Feyisayo
Feyisayo
6 months ago
Reply to  Reuel

Yes

nalani
5 months ago
Reply to  Feyisayo

YES

Michael
Michael
6 months ago
Reply to  Reuel

Yes

roman reings
5 months ago
Reply to  Reuel

yup i am

nalani
5 months ago
Reply to  roman reings

HI!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

MkpoutoAbasi Akpan
MkpoutoAbasi Akpan
11 months ago

Hey.. I definitely think that John Cena is the backbone of wrestling itself so, he should be appearing first not some Kenny Omega
You gotta make more researches on that fact.

Mike Riley
Mike Riley
2 months ago

You clearly have never seen Kenny Omega wrestle. John Cena hated the Rock for going HollyWood & what did he do years after? Same exact thing. Yeah he’s entertaining & for a whole decade when WWE sucked until the NXT guys/women came up ( I’ve been watching it since the attitude Era ) you could consider him the back bone then, but with not much talent to compete with, it doesn’t say much. When i first watched AEW, i had no idea who 95% of the wrestlers were, including Kenny Omega, Lucha Bros, Young Bucks, Santana & Ortiz to name… Read more »

Lethabo
Lethabo
10 months ago

Roman reigns should be number 1 he is the best in wwe he has accomplished everything in wwe except for the money in the bank which I know he will win I hope then u will say he’s the best because he is the future of wwe and he has inspired me to be a wrestler

roman reings
5 months ago
Reply to  Lethabo

thank u

Last edited 5 months ago by roman reings
nalani
5 months ago
Reply to  roman reings

Roman is soooooooooo great

roman reings
5 months ago
Reply to  Lethabo

im glad to inspire u also tell whoever to beilve that (keep fighting never get up)

Ben
Ben
10 months ago

Where’s Edge, Ric flair, Triple H, Shawn Michaels, Hull Hogan, ANDRE THE GIANT and so on…

Henry
Henry
10 months ago

Roman is supposed to be the first one

roman reings
5 months ago
Reply to  Henry

yessir u right

Arron
Arron
10 months ago

Come on you can’t leave my man Marty scrull of that list

loser vile
loser vile
10 months ago

man aj he sucks thats bulshit
 

Karanbir
Karanbir
9 months ago

Roman Reigns need’s to be in 1st Place.

THE BIG DOG

roman reings
5 months ago
Reply to  Karanbir

tell the author of the post to bevile thst

Mikey
Mikey
6 months ago

NO THE FIEND SHOULD BE FIRST HE WILL LIGHT THE WAY ALL YOU HAVE TO DO IS LET HIM IN

roman reings
5 months ago
Reply to  Mikey

shut up i should be first

nalani
5 months ago
Reply to  Mikey

NO NO NO HE IS GAY

nalani
5 months ago
Reply to  Mikey

OMG THE FIEND IS SOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO GAY HE SHOULD NOT EVEN BE ON WWE

Mikey
Mikey
6 months ago

or sasha banks you had no female wrestlers to just saying even tho ima boy you should have put girls to

chase
chase
6 months ago

well i think the new day sholud be number 1

chase
chase
6 months ago

hey karl can you something to me and if you can that will be great

chase
chase
6 months ago

type

chase
chase
6 months ago

i think the new day should be populer what will you think karl

roman reings
5 months ago
Reply to  Karl

karll why i have to be number 7

let me wreck everyone and leave and then show u wut im about

belvie that.

nalani
5 months ago
Reply to  roman reings

wait what wru

louis
5 months ago

who thinks the fiend is gay

Last edited 5 months ago by louis
David mike
David mike
5 months ago

How is AJStyles the top 2 wrestler in 2020

aj styles 01
aj styles 01
5 months ago

in my opinion AJ Styles the face that run the place is the best kenny omega gots nothing on him

WASALIKI
WASALIKI
3 months ago
Reply to  aj styles 01

SuRE JOHN CENA 4 LIFE

cartg
5 months ago

no I vot Roman

Andy
Andy
5 months ago

Let’s get one thing straight, WWE is not the top wrestling promotion in the world. It may be the most powerful and one of the most tenured, but that does not mean by any stretch it is number one. Also, I don’t exactly agree with this list, especially because Braun Strowman is very limited to what he can do in the ring and because The Miz’s working ability is not exactly top 10 material. Brock Lesnar is probably the most believable pro wrestler and can draw tons of crowds, but my problem with him being in the top 10 is… Read more »

Spandana
Spandana
4 months ago

I think John cena would be the 1st one ..

Tom Aster
Tom Aster
4 months ago

When I see some comments of some moose babies, I thought they created this list.

WASALIKI
WASALIKI
3 months ago

JOHN CENA SOULD BE UP THER

WASALIKI
WASALIKI
3 months ago

But i think roman reignes is better than brock lesnar

Hawk
Hawk
1 month ago

On this day the best wrestler & in ring performer as got 2 b Jon Moxley

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