Most Overrated Pro Wrestlers

The Most Overrated Wrestlers, Guys Who Just Are not Real Pro Wrestlers.

The Top Ten

1 John Cena John Cena John Felix Anthony Cena Jr. (/ˈsiːnə/; born April 23, 1977) is an American professional wrestler, rapper, actor, and reality television show host signed to WWE, where he is assigned to the SmackDown brand. more.

Cena needs to stop saying the same stuff week in and week out. he has like 5 moves people... FU (attitude adjuster), 5 knuckle shuffle, punch, STFU... ok a few more... but still... same crap every match... besides he doesn't deserve to be the name and face of the business, has anyone heard how badly he is actaully booed? its hard to hear on television but if you go to a wwe event, you see/hear how hard he gets booed. he changed the United States championship into a spinner? , they changed it back though, same with the wwe championship, they kept the same design but it doesn't even spin. I hope cena's airplane explodes or something. God damn RAW would get way better ratings to be honest

He does the same moves each and every week, and a lot of people call him a great superstar? No way is that gonna convince me. He is definitely one of the worst wrestlers of all time. One more thing: his T-shirts are really annoying fashion items. - aeromaxx777

Actually John Cena is a great guy in real life. I admit that at times when I got annoyed with him I have voted against him and also sometimes wrote disrespectful comments about him. But soon I realized that whatever he does not actually mean to do it. WWE forces him to do it I.E. it is scripted. Than I regreted for my acts and started to love him. Now it's been like years seeing negative comments about Cena and IT is clearly off the limits. I want you haters not to blame on Cena, blame WWE. Cena does whatever WWE says. Not only Cena and any other wrestlers or person. Do not hate others. Each plays an important role. There is no good or bad guys. Whatever they do it is only part of their profession. When you love your favourite person you also respect others even if yo do not like them. And I ask you guys to forgive me for disliking Cena once. Thanks.

Quit already!

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2 Hulk Hogan Hulk Hogan Terry Gene Bollea, better known by his ring name Hulk Hogan, is an American professional wrestler, actor, television personality, entrepreneur and rock bassist.

One of the best draws! But average wrestler and one heck of a liar.

I still just don't understand why everyone likes him so much! I don't find him so amusing. All that he can do is talk, wear a shirt saying, 'HOGAN RULES', do some salutes, tear his shirt, run here and there, a powerslam, a legdrop, 123 and finish! Can you even call him as a wrestler with only 2 moves? His matches are quite boring. Hogan cannot put up an exciting match like Bret Hart or Savage. Beside he was not a great entertainer. And WWE says he is one of the greatest wrestlers. He is really overrated!

All he does is body slams people and does a leg drop... In WCW, he was scared of sting... Which I would be too. But he was way to overrated. - jwileson

Terrible worker who can't sell. Also a sketchy human being.

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3 Ultimate Warrior Ultimate Warrior

Here's the check list:
- Never made an interview that does make any sense: Check
- Can't sell any moves and is too afraid to have painful hits: Check
- Always is too powerful over all of his opponents: Check
- Very often makes short matches: Check
- Had the title too early while all the other wrestlers during his time deserves it more: Check
- Having more no-shows than any other wrestlers in history: Check
- Has a bad attitude with his employers and associate wrestlers: Check
- 99% of the times, he's a laughing-stock: Check
There's nothing more that can be said about this terrible person

He may have been energetic but he wasn't much more, sure he was strong but the warrior was always really selfish and wanted money money money.

To the autistic idiot who said "glad he's dead" one deserves to die because they are "overrated". You are pathetic

People complain about Cena having a limited moveset, but at least he has a moveset. Ultimate Warrior had no wrestling ability at all. I, with no wrestling experience at all, could probably do a better clothesline than the Ultimate Warrior.

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4 Randy Orton Randy Orton Randal Keith "Randy" Orton is an American professional wrestler and actor who is signed with WWE, where he is a member of the SmackDown brand. He is a 12-time world champion, having held the WWE World Championship eight times and the World Heavyweight Championship four times.

Orton may have few moves but he cannot possibly live up to the aura put around him right of the bat. Randy didn't even have to work very hard to get were he is at. He is very stiff and bland on both the mat and mic.

He used to be more "real" but unfortunately it seems that he's lost his ways considerably. It happened especially when he became known as the viper; I mean that he was better before.

Very good in-ring worker but the Viper gimmick really hurts him. "He hears voices in his head? " Very unnecessary to give him such a bad gimmick. Not overrated in my book.

Randy may be like a stale fart on the mic but he is fantastic in the ring.

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5 Goldberg Goldberg William Scott "Bill" Goldberg is an American actor, former professional football player, and semi-retired professional wrestler.

I cannot believe this guy is not number one. People always talk about how he should come back, this guy was nothing. WCW gave him a streak of beating up a bunch of no name jobbers until he got main event pushes. After his streak ended, Goldberg quickly became a nobody. He has constantly whined, complained, and flat out refused to wrestle for no good reason and has gotten pushes he never earned, he had a terrible work rate and an even worse attitude, its a surprise he isn't considered the worst wrestler of all time.

Goldberg should be first one..Lets go Goldberg...Cena sucks!

Never liked him from the beginning. BORING!

He simoly is very bad.

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6 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.

He is very overrated than than John Cena, triple h etc. He has no mic skills, wrestling skills are some what better. The only reasons he became popular because of his yes chant. WWE fans are hypocrites

This guy is just overrated. So overrated! Extremely overrated! His yes! chant made him famous but that guy has no talent.

Yes Yes Yes! You are most overrated.

Just LAME!

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7 Diesel (Kevin Nash) Diesel (Kevin Nash) Kevin Scott Nash is an American professional wrestler and actor, currently signed to WWE under their legends program.
8 Triple H Triple H Paul Michael Levesque, better known by his ring name Triple H, is an American semi-retired professional wrestler, corporate executive, and actor.

This guy never had a great match that didn't involve a weapon. Buried great talent such as Shelton Benjamin, Carlito & MVP. His gimmick name triple h should mean triple hoe cause he stood by Vince McMahon, HBK & Ric Flair his pimps just to get where he is. HBK made not this overrated douche. He didn't deserve the main event win at mania 2000(16) or the main event title win at mania 18. I felt it should have been The Rock & Hogan for the title. I felt he was jelous of The Rock's spotlight stealing The Rock's main event title wins at mania 16 & 18.

I agree that this ass is top two along with John Cena in most overrated wrestlers list. And yes he is a whore or hoe to HBK because Michaels not HHH made. Without HBK, HHH & would be nothing. HHH had to stand by Vince McMahon, HBK & Ric Flair just to get where he is at. If not he would be a regular wrestler like others

Honestly I am not in the mood to type the list of what's wrong with the head breakfast clubber, that on its own can be its own top ten list, in short he got all of his success from politicking and if your not on his good side its doubtful that you will make it far. Just ask ken anderson.

A legend in his own mind; mediocre in reality.

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9 Batista Batista David Michael "Dave" Bautista Jr. is an American actor and former professional mixed martial artist and professional wrestler.

Batista absolutely sucked. Horrible mic skills and gimmicks. When he was against the top guys like Brock lesnar and Undertaker he was manhandled. Dave please stick to Hollywood. Even in Hollywood no one knows him

Not at all good. Too overrated

Batista ya jealous bastard! you lose every match against john cena at a payper view! than the next night, monday night raw! than he comes out 1st and makes an excuse cause he lost! get the alligator out of your backyard ya sore loser! also, why the heck is john cena, randy orton, christian, edge and jeff hardy doing on this list! they don't deserve to be there!

Batista is way better than Jhon Cena in terms of personality and character. at least he doesn't bury talents and does not always win unllike Cena

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10 Scott Steiner Scott Steiner Scott Carl Rechsteiner is an American professional wrestler, better known by his ring name, Scott Steiner.

Well he started of as a great athlete, debuting a lot of moves from Japan in america and tearing up the tag scene with his brother but it escalated to him taking steroids dying his hair blonde and botching moves, definitely got more then he deserved in the later half of his career.

Very bitter toward everyone. The fact he even mentions Ric Flairs name is a disservice to all of pro wrestling.

If anything this guy is underrated. He has carried the WWE and would have done so with TNA/Impact but Hulk Hogan and Eric Bishoff were so jealous of him. I only watch TNA/Impact now for the female wrestlers. They are the hottest!

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The Contenders

11 The Rock The Rock Dwayne Douglas Johnson, also known by his ring name The Rock, is an American and Canadian actor, producer and semi-retired professional wrestler, signed with WWE.

He couldn't wrestle, had the lamest finishing moves of all time-the peoples elbow and rock bottom which is more like a modified chockeslam. His version of the sharpshooter makes me sick. Equally overrated in Hollywood. Personally I can not stand him. Uses a lot of steroids. For proof look at his picture in 1996 and then 2013. the only things his good is at mike. Was gone for 7 year and now comes and buries talents such as C. M punk. he is also really ugly. The only reason he got the WWE championship because of his Samoan blood. Man I remember when he debuted in WWE he was hated. He did nothing memorable in the attitude era. the only good matches he had was against triple H. His match again hulk hogan and cena were horrible.

Lets be honest the rock is really just good on the mic, other than that there is not much more to see, he isn't that fluent with moves as he used to be and he really only ever knew about five, and it was a joke that he won the belt in 2013 especially as a part timer.

Shouldn't be 12th spot! #1 spot! That guy is just so overrated! Ok he's awesome on the microphone but his People's Elbow finisher is one of the stupidest finishers ever realised. That guy stole Bret Hart's famous Sharpshooter

The Rock smells trash...

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12 Edge Edge Adam Joseph Copeland is a Canadian actor and retired professional wrestler. He is best known for his time with the American professional wrestling promotion WWE, where he performed under the ring name Edge.

Now of course Edge is a great wrestler and is way better than Cena when it comes to skills and wrestling and I love him too. I agree Cena is too overrated but I feel Edge a bit overrated. Because Cena during his 14 year career has accomplished 24 Championships. At the same time Edge during his 14 year career has accomplished 31 Championships! And many Legends compared to them has accomplished quite less Championships like Taker and HBK. For instance Undertaker has only accomplished overall 15 Championships during his 25 year career. I know he had an undefeated streak at wrestlemania but I am just saying. Don't you guys think Edge is a bit overrated?

Edge may have been one of WWE's best workers during his stint (maybe #2 next to Cena), but he received too much favorable booking. He became an 11-time Champion within a span of only 5 years, defended the World Heavyweight Championship 4 Wrestlemanias IN A ROW, worked on a terrible babyface gimmick (2009-2011), and twisted main event storylines from 2007-2011 into one huge cluster.

The worst part was that Vince let a Legend like Kane to lose most of the matches to a normal star like Edge

I dunno why WWE made this satanic loser so overatted Even lesnar is better

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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.

Number 1 for me on this list. Handed matches he didn't deserve with little fan based. I swear the WWE has built him up like the friends and family who lie to the people who audition for American Idle. To paraphrase Simon Cowell "You have to have a talent to progress it. I don't believe Brock has a professional wrestling talent. With him the WWE is completely wasting the fans money. Sorry."

Lucky he is in WWE. In UFC his ass got kicked and was manhandled in the very first match.

Has a lot of muscles and steroids. But his wrestling sucks.

Lesnar sucks. He is way overpushed when he debuted. Within one year, he wins the Royal Rumble, King of the ring, and 3 wwe titles. Not to mention that he is a dick in real life too. Bigoted, homophobic, and hates women and kids. Also, has no mic skills and only uses 3 moves. At least HHH, Edge, and Cena had some skill.

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14 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.

Roman reigns is the most overrated guy. John Cena at least had mic skills, this idiot doesn't even have that. So he is a downgrade from John Cena.

He won the 2015 Royal Rumble. He is so overrated!

Roman Reigns is like the new John Cena.


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15 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.

How the hell all the underrated wrestlers are all over overrated wrestlers. This list totally sucks.

Kane's strength has always been overrated. Even guys like Kurt Angle and Cesaro are a lot stronger than him in reality but their strength has always been underrated.

How the hell Kane is more overrated than Steve Austin?! Is this list a joke?

Kane is the best!

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16 Psycho Sid

In one promo, I'm pretty sure he said "I have half of your brains! " I don't think that's how it was supposed to go down. And don't get me started on his in ring performance! - EspioTheChameleon

Good talker but not a great one and a sloppy wrestler

Definitely does NOT belong on this list!

He was an awful speaker, but a good wrestler. He is so underrated for his work. He main evented two Wrestlemanias, beat guys like Owen Hart, Vader, Chris Benoit, Kevin Nash, and more clean. He was the first man to ever kick out of Hogan's leg drop. How is he on here?

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17 Alberto Del Rio Alberto Del Rio José Alberto Rodríguez best known as Alberto Del Rio is a Mexican professional wrestler and former mixed martial artist.   V 1 Comment
18 Aj Lee Aj Lee April Jeanette "AJ" Brooks, better known by her ring name AJ Lee, is an American retired professional wrestler.

I must admit I hate her for no reason..


19 Roddy Piper Roddy Piper Roderick George "Roddy" Toombs, better known by his ring name "Rowdy" Roddy Piper, was a Canadian professional wrestler and actor.

Even santino beat him

He sucks. But what the hell are cena, orton, christian, edge, batista, the rock, jerico and jeff hardy doing here? They dont't deserve to be on this list! - AbdullahSaeedKhan

He is overrated he should be number 1 and orton is not overrated

Chances are, anyone who thinks Piper sucked is under the age of 30.
He was Awesome because he was so politically incorrect, which is probably why all the sheep like millenials don't like him!

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

Okay here me out, hardy is by far the most daring athlete in the biz, but after all the drug consumption and taking his career for granite you have to ask, does he truly deserve it. Hardy has a large fan base, and its been built through years of hard work but hardy has embarrassed the business multiple times and has that same mantra as mysterio via being so underrated he is over rated.

I respect Jeff for taking risks off the top rope but that's all he does, he's nothing but a boring spot monkey. Once you've seen one of his matches, you've seen them all. - john-cenation

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