Most Hardcore Pro Wrestlers of All Time


The Top Ten

1 Mankind / Foley / Cactus Jack

To survive a 30 foot fall from the top of a cell, climb back up and get choke-slammed into the cell itself, then get choke-slammed on sharp needles then get back up.. Well that's extraordinary! - DJZeezo

Mick... or whatever you call him... - GuyA07

He took a pedigree on Thumbtacks...

Of course foley is the top 1 hardcore competitor wrestling has ever seen. He is sadistic, shyco, crazy, he risks his own self than anyone else and no one is giving his opponent the pain and blood as foley does!

2 Sabu Sabu Terry Michael Brunk is an American professional wrestler, known by his ring name Sabu, who portrays an Arab American in the ring.

He has to be the most hardcore man that points his finger to the sky

Oh My God!
made the barbed wire match
nd best wrestler - GuyA07

3 Jeff Hardy Jeff Hardy Jeffrey Nero "Jeff" Hardy is an American professional wrestler, singer-songwriter, painter and musician.

Jeff Hardy is one of the craziest wrestlers to ever step in a ring

the best


Rob... Van... Dam!
The Whole F'n Show!
Mr Money In the Bank! - GuyA07

I miss the Team of RVD and Kane - roblist

The whole fkn show should be on top... His high flyin moves such as the van damminator, five star frog splash and the rolling thunder gives me goosebumps... RVD! RVD! RVd!

5 Tommy Dreamer Tommy Dreamer Thomas James "Tommy" Laughlin, best known by his ring name Tommy Dreamer, is an American professional wrestler, promoter, and actor currently signed to WWE.

The Innovator of Violence - GuyA07

6 Terry Funk Terry Funk Terrence "Terry" Funk is an American retired professional wrestler and actor. Funk is known for the longevity of his career - which spanned 50 years and included multiple short-lived retirements - and the influential hardcore wrestling style he pioneered in the latter part of his career.

Master of the Death match, Dean of Funk U and always growing as a talent

No. 7 for the guy that innovated hardcore and bleed all over this planet? Terry is almost 70 and is still in barbwire matches. I don't mind Sabu or even Cactus over the Funker but no one else

The Funkmaster will always be the most rigid hardcore diamond that anybody has ever seen

7 New Jack New Jack Jerome Young is an American semi-retired professional wrestler, better known by his stage name New Jack in ECW.

A Legitimate Madman. The GG Allin of pro wrestling.

He used everything... including scissors! - GuyA07

New jack is number 1

8 Sandman Sandman

Sandman should be in the top 2... He swung the Singapore Cane better than anybody else in the business.

I can't believe it.. no. 9?! he's damn hardcore


9 Raven Raven Scott Levy is an American professional wrestler, podcaster, and actor. He is better known by his ring name, Raven. He has appeared in ECW, WCW, WWF/E, and TNA.
10 Necro Butcher

Necro Butcher is the craziest guy out there. When it comes to hardcore, he really puts it all out there. Some say he is a wanna-be Mankind, but I don't think that is true. I think he is a wanna-be Necro Butcher. He's the kind of wrestler who you can tell is always trying to top himself.

The Contenders

11 Steve Blackman Steve Blackman
12 Nick Mondo

The guy took a weed whacker to the stomach, got thrown off a renters truck, and got slammed off a 2 story building on to concrete... Pretty hardcore.

YouTube: Canteen Rooftop Bump. Number 1. 'enough Said

This guy was hardcore since age 16. Fighting with hardcore stuff in his backyard with friends. Then goes onto professional. CZW. Weed wackers. Getting thrown off roofs onto tables. This guy has probably been through it all.

YouTube him...

13 Kane Kane Glenn Thomas Jacobs is an American professional wrestler, insurer, and actor. He works for WWE, and is best known by his ring name Kane.

back then he burnt JR and got burned in a inferno and didn't even care

14 Drake Younger
15 Nick Gage

Nick Gage is definitely one of the most extreme of all time.


16 Dean Ambrose Dean Ambrose Jonathan "Jon" Good is an American professional wrestler and actor, signed to WWE under the ring name Dean Ambrose.

He is a lunitic

17 Abyss Abyss

Been in quite a few dangerous matches and with janice at his side he is quite formidable. Being a triple crown winner already he still has quite a way to go.

18 Shane McMahon Shane McMahon Shane Brandon McMahon, is an American businessman who is a minority owner of WWE and the vice-chairman of YOU On Demand.

Very handsome and sexy man with amazing talent. Love his smile and his eyes. And the way he jumps off tall things is so awesome... Go SHANE!

The man is literally obsessed with jumping off of tall things.

19 Stone Cold Steve Austin Stone Cold Steve Austin Steve Austin (born Steven James Anderson on December 18, 1964, later Steven James Williams), better known by his ring name "Stone Cold" Steve Austin, is an American actor, media personality, producer, and retired professional wrestler who is signed to a legends contract for WWE. more.
20 John Morrison John Morrison John Randall Hennigan is an American professional wrestler and actor, who is best known for his tenure with the WWE where he was better known by his ring names John Morrison and Johnny Nitro.
21 Jun Kasai

Crazy monkey is best hardcore (extreme) wrestler

22 Abdullah the Butcher
23 Evan Bourne Evan Bourne Matthew Joseph Korklan, also known by the ring name Matt Sydal, is an American professional wrestler currently signed to Impact Wrestling, where he is a former Impact Grand Champion and the current Impact X Division champion in his first reign. He is best known for his time in WWE under the ring name more.
24 Masada
25 Crash Holly Crash Holly
26 The Sheik
27 Hardcore Holly Hardcore Holly Robert William "Bob" Howard is a semi-retired American professional wrestler, actor and former racecar driver.

I think he should be number 8 on the list

28 Braun Strowman Braun Strowman Adam Scherr is an American professional wrestler and strongman. He is currently signed to WWE under the ring name Braun Strowman. He has recently been in rivalries with Roman Reigns.
29 Pentagon Dark Pentagon Dark
30 Bj Walker
31 Justin Credible Justin Credible Peter Joseph Polaco is a retired American professional wrestler, best known for his appearances with Extreme Championship Wrestling and the World Wrestling Federation under the ring name Justin Credible.

He's very innovative with the weapons and one of the best ECW champions incredibly underrated no pun intended

32 Big Boss Man Big Boss Man Ray Washington Traylor Jr. was an American professional wrestler who was best known for his appearances with the World Wrestling Federation under the ring name Big Boss Man, as well as for his appearances with World Championship Wrestling as The Boss, Guardian Angel and Big Bubba Rogers.

He's surprisingly pretty extreme

33 DJ Hyde
34 Sami Callihan

Watch his highlights

35 Roman Reigns Roman Reigns Leati Joseph "Joe" Anoa'i (Roman Reigns) was born on May 25, 1985. He is an American professional wrestler and former professional Canadian football player. more.
36 Johnny Zandig
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2. RVD
3. Tommy Dreamer
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2. Mankind / Foley / Cactus Jack
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