1 Andre the Giant
André René Roussimoff, known as André the Giant, was a French professional wrestler and actor. André He most famously feuded with Hulk Hogan, culminating at WrestleMania III, and his best-remembered film role was that of Fezzik, the giant in The Princess Bride. His size was a result of gigantism ...read more.
The very first WWE Hall of Famer.
2 Bruno Sammartino
Bruno Leopoldo Francesco Sammartino was born in Pizzoferrato, Abruzzo, Italy, to Alfonso and Emilia Sammartino on October 6, 1935. He then died on April 18, 2018 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States. He is known for his powerful bearhug finishing move, and is widely considered to be one of the ...read more.
I was completley shocked to hear the news recently on April 18 about the passing of the living legend Bruno Sammartino
3 Ultimate Warrior
Warrior was an American professional wrestler, who most famously wrestled under the ring name The Ultimate Warrior for the World Wrestling Federation from 1987 to 1991 and again in 1992 and 1996. During his 1998 stint in World Championship Wrestling, he was known as The Warrior.
He's death was so unexpected dying 3 days after being inducted into the 2014 Hall of Fame. - egnomac
4 Eddie Guerrero
Eduardo Gory "Eddie" Guerrero Llanes, was a Mexican-American professional wrestler and a member of the Guerrero wrestling family.
It was kind of too soon for the WWE to have Guerrero inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame months following his death. - egnomac
5 Rowdy Roddy Piper
Roderick George "Roddy" Toombs, better known by his ring name "Rowdy" Roddy Piper, was a Canadian professional wrestler and actor.
6 Mr. Perfect Curt Henning
Was hugely unexpected in 2003 it would be 4 years before Mr. Perfect would be inducted into the 2007 Hall of Fame. - egnomac
7 Dusty Rhodes
Virgil Riley Runnels, Jr., better known as "The American Dream" Dusty Rhodes, was an American professional wrestler, booker, and trainer who most notably worked for the National Wrestling Alliance, Jim Crockett Promotions, and the World Wrestling Federation, later known as the WWE.
8 Macho Man Randy Savage
Randy Mario Poffo, better known by his ring name "Macho Man" Randy Savage, was an American professional wrestler and color commentator best known for his time in the World Wrestling Federation and later the World Championship Wrestling.
9 George Gorgeous George Wagner
10 Rick Rude
Richard Erwin "Rick" Rood, better known by his ring name "Ravishing Rick" Rude, was an American professional wrestler who performed for many promotions, including World Championship Wrestling, World Wrestling Federation, and Extreme Championship Wrestling.
11 Classy Freddie Blassie
12 Mae Young
Rodney Agatupu Anoaʻi was an American professional wrestler who is best known for his time with the World Wrestling Federation where he wrestled under the ring name Yokozuna, whose term yokozuna refers to the highest rank in professional sumo wrestling in Japan.
14 Jack Brisco
15 Jimmy Superfly Snuka
16 Verne Gagne
Laverne Clarence "Verne" Gagne was an American professional wrestler, football player, wrestling trainer, and wrestling promoter.
17 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.
18 High Chief Peter Maivia
19 The Fabulous Moolah
20 Big John Studd
John William Minton was an American professional wrestler and actor, better known by his ring name, Big John Studd.
21 Bobby Heenan
Raymond Louis Heenan, better known as Bobby "The Brain" Heenan, was an American professional wrestling manager, color commentator, wrestler, and comedian.
22 Gorilla Monsoon
Robert James Marella, better known by his ring name of Gorilla Monsoon, was an American professional wrestler, play-by-play commentator, and booker.
23 Arnold Skaaland
Chyna was an American professional wrestler, glamour model, pornographic film actress, and bodybuilder.
Should deserve a position in this list