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Top 5 wrestling gimmicks of all time?

Simple: what's your top 5?

1. The Undertaker: Will never be matched IMO

2. Mr McMahon: Especially 97-06. Dude was legit hated

3. Stone Cold Steve Austin: We all loved seeing him drink beer and beating the crap out of his boss

4. Kane: Love this character, Amazing back story, unfortunately he's booking over the years has been disappointing.

5. Edge: 06-08. Rated R Superstar was awesome.


Honorable mentions: HHH (heel), The Rock, Chris Jericho

Top 10 all time favorites:

Stone Cold Steve Austin
The Undertaker
Shawn Michaels
Chris Jericho
Brock Lesnar
Kurt Angle
HHH
Edge
CM Punk
Kane (98-04)
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Re: Top 5 wrestling gimmicks of all time?

1. Taker
2. Jake The Snake
3. Mr Perfect
4. Mankind
5. Ted Dibiase



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Re: Top 5 wrestling gimmicks of all time?

My personal list.

1. Kamala The Ugandan Giant/Headhunter
2. La Parka
3. The Sheik/Sabu
4. Muta
5. Ultimate Warrior


Characters that truly captured the imagination. Note the first four don't even have speaking roles. Mic skills are important but highly overrated in the grand scheme.


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Re: Top 5 wrestling gimmicks of all time?

Kane 97-99

Gangrel

Mankind 96-98

Mr. Fuji

Paul Bearer


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Re: Top 5 wrestling gimmicks of all time?

Some of the best gimmicks without relation to who played them:

Undertaker
MNM (I'm serious)
Doink (heel version)
Degeneration X
Ultimate Warrior
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Re: Top 5 wrestling gimmicks of all time?

Sandow is in the top 5 somewhere.
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Re: Top 5 wrestling gimmicks of all time?

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Sandow is in the top 5 somewhere.
Of this year? maybe.

Of all time? not a chance..



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Re: Top 5 wrestling gimmicks of all time?

Yeah, my list is very similar to OP's. Taker, Kane, Mr. McMahon, SCSA, and I'd throw heel hhh in there too. I'll make a note that my list is based on my experience; 'all time' might be different as I did not experience original Hogan, Sammartino, etc, anything before like 97 or so

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Re: Top 5 wrestling gimmicks of all time?

Undertaker, Mankind, Stone Cold, HBK, and Rapper Cena :P


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