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Lou Thesz

Considered by many the greatest wrestler of his time, he relied on tremendous ring skill and intelligence to become one of the greatest champions in the history of professional wrestling.

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Buddy Rogers

Buddy Rogers

He was the original Nature Boy, and he set the standard for flamboyant heels in the 1960’s.

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Dusty Rhodes

Undoubtedly one of the most popular, compelling and charismatic wrestlers of the 1980’s, the son of a plumber became a hero to the working class as an example of the American Dream.

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Harley Race

After an automobile accident in the early stages of his career, he was told by doctors that he might never walk again. Instead he set his sights on great success in the ring. He responded by becoming a multiple time World Champion and renowned the world over.

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Terry Funk

The son of a legendary wrestler, and brother of a great world champion, Terry Funk did not rest on his career on his family’s legacy. Instead he carved a role for himself as one of the greats of the business.

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Dory Funk, Jr.

A member of the great Funk Family, he was arguably the most talented and most successful of the group. His contributions to the sport extended well beyond his in-ring performances as he became a great teacher and goodwill ambassador.

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Edouard Carpentier

He helped to revolutionize the sport of professional wrestling in the 1950’s and 1960’s with his highflying acrobatic style. Combining his aerial techniques with solid mat skills, he became a championship across North America several times over.

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Jack Brisco

Jack Brisco

A throwback to yesteryear, he was a very popular performer, noted for determination, quickness and tremendous ring skill. A tremendous mat technician, he headlined throughout the N.W.A. territories.

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Ric Flair

Ric Flair

He is the Nature Boy.

“Slick” Ric Flair is the greatest showman in the sport of Professional Wrestling today.. and maybe of all time. From the devastating plane crash in which he suffered a broken back, Flair has climbed the highest rungs of the sport, winning titles in every organization in which he has wrestled. In doing so, he has changed the course of the sport in many ways.

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