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Who’s your favorite professional wrestler from the ‘80s and ‘90s?

Response Percent Votes
I’m not a professional wresting fan
35% 244
Hulk Hogan
15% 104
Macho Man Randy Savage
11% 82
Stone Cold Steve Austin
11% 76
Other (please specify in comments)
7% 50
Nature Boy Ric Flair
6% 43
The Ultimate Warrior
5% 40
Hacksaw Jim Duggan
3% 26
Brutus the Barber Beefcake
1% 11
The Honky Tonk Man
1% 8
Total 684


thebigspoon 5 years, 1 month ago

Road Warriors !!!!!!! Hawk and Animal !!!!!!

Terry Sexton 5 years, 1 month ago

Didn't watch much in the 80's or 90's. My all time fav was The Mongolian Stomper. Watching Bulldog Bob Brown & Bob Giegel was also a hoot. My dad used to tell me stories about watching Gorgeous George.

Katara 5 years, 1 month ago

Rowdy Roddy Piper!

I love the heels of wrestling.

gphawk89 5 years, 1 month ago

I was fortunate enough to watch Bulldog and Rufus live once. If I remember correctly it was at the Smith Center high school gym. They held the Central States Tag Team title at the time. I got to watch quite a few pro wrestling matches while working in the concession stands at Memorial Hall in KCK, but the match in S.C. was always my favorite.

beatrice 5 years, 1 month ago

Jessie Ventura was governor for heaven's sake, and he gets no love?

I smell a conspiracy theory.

labmonkey 5 years, 1 month ago

You cannot count anyone elected by Minnesota... they put Al Franken in the Senate for Pete's sake.

appleaday 5 years, 1 month ago

Don't forget Michelle Bachmann, Tim Pawlenty. . .

fu7il3 5 years, 1 month ago

"The Enforcer" Arn Anderson. Spectacular wrestler.

blindrabbit 5 years, 1 month ago

Wrong era but either Gorgeous George or Kansan Wild Red Berry; both in the 1950's. More modern: The Undertaker!

Jeff Cuttell 5 years, 1 month ago

Mad Dog Vachan--Bobbie "the Brain" Heenan---- The Iron Shiek---- Rock N Roll Zumoff They were all earlier than that but they are good ones to mention

Pastor_Bedtime 5 years, 1 month ago

Wasn't there a Black Angus? (That's Wichita '70s)

bad_dog 5 years, 1 month ago

The stomach claw or the skull claw? Either way, Fritz Von Eric will take him down!

lunacydetector 5 years, 1 month ago

do you smell what the rock's been doing? dwayne johnson aka 'the rock'

looza 5 years, 1 month ago

Joe Leduc.......The human freight train!

camper 5 years, 1 month ago

Pro wrestling is way better than reality tv. How come it is not on tv much?

camper 5 years, 1 month ago

I always thought Larry "The Axe" Hennig was good.

gudpoynt 5 years, 1 month ago


... another one bites the dust...

Abdu Omar 5 years, 1 month ago

I have been fortunate to not like professional wrestling. I think it is a sham, it is too loud and it is meaningless. I hope you fans will some day enjoy a real sport.

camper 5 years, 1 month ago

Flyin' Fuji Yamada must have been good. How would you prepare for that match.

Matt Schwartz 5 years, 1 month ago

The Birdman...Coco B. Ware, Leaping Lenny, Jake The Snake Roberts.

bigdave 5 years, 1 month ago

Mad Man Pando or The Iron Shiek's son Sabu!!!

bad_dog 5 years, 1 month ago

I remember seeing a Texas Championship match down in Midland many years ago.

Joe Louis was the celebrity referee, so you knew somebody was gonna get laid out. Can't remember who the wrestlers were as they were regional talent at most. Sure enough, the villianous one pulled something out of his tights and jacked his opponent up while Louis was distracted by the manager. Louis counted the other guy out then noticed the bad guy's weapon. He reached over to take it away and the wrestler pulled his fist back as if to intimidate Joe. Boom goes the dynamite!

I'll always remember how caught up many of the fans were. When a couple of the guys in the ring were going at it with folding chairs, a lot of the audience stood up and grabbed their chairs as if readying to strike anyone that looked cross-ways at them. Exciting stuff for a kid!

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