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Bruno Sammartino

He was the most popular professional wrestler of the 1960’s and early 1970’s.

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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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Pedro Morales

One of the most popular Latin stars in wrestling history, he would become not only champion of his fans but also champion of the world.

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Ivan Koloff

He was known as the Russian Bear, and spent a 30 year career as a vicious, brutal mauler. He was also a World Champion and one of the most feared grapplers in the business.

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Superstar Billy Graham

Superstar Billy Graham is a Pro Wrestling legend for many reasons. A noted rulebreaker for much of his career, the muscleman was a former bodybuilding champion and brought with him to the Ring the strut and arrogance that many today seek to emulate. Hulk Hogan has stated that much of his persona was based on the Superstar.

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Ted Dibiase, Sr.

The son of a prominent wrestler, he seemed destined for greatness in the ring, but despite his noted technical capabilities, he will be long noted for having one of the greatest gimmicks in the history of the business.

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Bob Backlund

Bob Backlund

One of the most technically sound wrestlers of all time. Bob Backlund had a squeaky clean persona that elevated to fan favorite status – and doomed him to eventual failure. View the career of the man who needed no gimmicks, just talent.

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Rey Mysterio, Jr.

Considered by many to be the most exciting performer in the sport today, this native of Mexico has taken the wrestling world by storm. Take a look at the career of wrestlings favortie young luchadore, Rey Mysterio, Jr.

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Shawn Michaels

Arguably the most talented overall performer of this decade, Shawn Michaels is loved by many and despised by others. His looks, charm and arrogance make him a natural center of attention but his talent makes him a showstopping star. Take a look at the career of Shawn Michaels.

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Rocky Maivia

A third generation wrestler, he was hated by fans early in his career as an undeserving punk who was pushed based on the reputation of his family. He responded by letting the world know that he was his own man… and along the way became the most popular performer in all of professional wrestling.

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