Best Submission Wrestlers of All Time

The Top Ten

1 Bret Hart Bret Hart Bret Sergeant Hart, better known by his ring name Bret "The Hitman" Hart, is a Canadian-American writer, actor and retired professional and amateur wrestler. A member of the Hart wrestling family and a second-generation wrestler.

The sharpshooter is the bert submission move ever

2 Ric Flair Ric Flair Richard Morgan "Ric" Fliehr, better known by his ring name Ric Flair, is a professional wrestling manager and American retired professional wrestler currently signed to the WWE under a legends appearance contract.

"The Nature Boy" had dismantled people in-ring with the leg lock.

3 Daniel Bryan Daniel Bryan Bryan Lloyd Danielson is an American retired professional wrestler best known for his tenure in WWE under the ring name Daniel Bryan.

"Goat face" has 1, 000 submissions under his belt "so says he".

Are you serious? Daniel Bryan is a master of the submisson wrestleing look up cattle mutilation, his surfboard, everything about is him amazing his european uppercuts, kicks, chops, head buts

4 Chris Jericho Chris Jericho Christopher Keith Irvine, better known by the ring name Chris Jericho, is a Canadian-American professional wrestler, musician, media personality, actor, author, and businessman, currently signed to WWE and NJPW.

The walls of Jericho has put away a lot of the best.

5 Kurt Angle Kurt Angle

The ankle lock has heaps of people using including the master of it, Kurt Angle.

6 Chris Benoit Chris Benoit Christopher Michael "Chris" Benoit was a Canadian professional wrestler. During his 22-year career, he worked for numerous promotions including the WWE, WCW and ECW. Benoit is often cited as one of the greatest professional wrestlers of all time.
7 Rowdy Roddy Piper Rowdy Roddy Piper Roderick George "Roddy" Toombs, better known by his ring name "Rowdy" Roddy Piper, was a Canadian professional wrestler and actor.
8 Zack Sabre Jr.
9 Sgt. Slaughter Sgt. Slaughter Robert Remus, better known by his ring name of Sgt. Slaughter, is an American semi-retired professional wrestler currently signed with the WWE in the ambassador program.
10 Bob Backlund Bob Backlund

The chicken wing was a great match for this man. One of the best submissions for one of the best superstars.

The Newcomers

? CM Punk CM Punk Phillip Jack "Phil" Brooks, also known by the ring name CM Punk, is an American comic book writer, actor, upcoming mixed martial artist and retired professional wrestler who is signed with the Ultimate Fighting Championship. ...read more.

Best in the world

? Dean Malenko Dean Malenko

The Contenders

11 Dolph Ziggler Dolph Ziggler Nicholas Theodore "Nick" Nemeth, best known by the ring name Dolph Ziggler, is an American professional wrestler, stand-up comedian, and actor.

The sleeper hold has put away a lot.

12 Tazz Tazz Peter Senerchia, better known by the ring name Tazz, is an American radio presenter, former color commentator, and former professional wrestler.
13 Brock Lesnar Brock Lesnar Brock Edward Lesnar is an American professional wrestler and former amateur wrestler, professional American football player, and mixed martial artist who is currently signed to WWE. V 1 Comment
14 Shawn Michaels Shawn Michaels Shawn Michaels was born on July 22, 1965 . He is an American professional wrestler. He is the first wrestler to win all the titles the WWE could have offered. He is known for his moves and looks. His nickname provided by WWE is HBK (Heart Break Kid). He was in DX (Degeneration X) a tag team with Triple ...read more.
15 Bruno Sammatro

The 8-year wee champ's bear hug beat heaps.

16 William Regal William Regal Darren Kenneth Matthews is an English professional wrestler, trainer, talent scout, author, and color commentator.

Regal stretch is all I need to say

17 Buddy Rogers Buddy Rogers

The former user of Ric Flair's leg lock.

18 Eve Torres Eve Torres Eve Torres Gracie is an American model, actress, and former professional wrestler. She is best known for her work with WWE as Eve Torres and has served as an ambassador for the company since April 2014.

Look at her matches from two years ago, and now. You can tell she is improving, especially in the submission department. - jimmy12lee

19 Peter Senerchia (Tazz)
20 Charlotte Flair Charlotte Flair Ashley Elizabeth Fliehr is an American professional wrestler currently signed to WWE under the ring name Charlotte, performing on the Raw brand. She is a former NXT Women's Champion, the final recognized Divas Champion, and the inaugural and current three-time Raw Women's Champion. ...read more.

She is a submission machine her leglock is better than anyone...bow down to the queen

21 Shinsuke Nakamura Shinsuke Nakamura Shinsuke Nakamura is a Japanese professional wrestler and former mixed martial artist currently signed to WWE competing on Smackdown Live.
22 Samoa Joe Samoa Joe Nuufolau Joel "Joe" Seanoa, better known by his ring name Samoa Joe, is an American professional wrestler, currently signed to WWE and performing in it's Monday night show, Raw. He is most well known for his time in NXT, where he was a former two time NXT champion.

The rear naked choke holder

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