World Wrestling Entertainment.
Whether you’re a fan or not when you hear certain names like Dwayne the “Rock” Johnson, Triple H, Booker T, The Undertaker, t, Kane, or “Stone Cold” Steve Austin and many more you know exactly who people are talking about. These are some GREATS of WWE.
Where are they now?
#1 “STONE COLD”
“Stone Cold”: Steve Austin became part of WWE in 1996 His signature move was the Stunner. He won the WWE Championship 6 times, The intercontinental Championship 2 times, the Million dollar Championship 4 times. This made him The World of Wrestling Federation triple crown champ. In 2009, he was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame. He retired in 2003. He has starred in several movies. Now he is now the host of his Own Podcast since 2013.
#2 “THE ROCK”
Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson: Comes from a line of wrestlers. He made his debut in 1996 As Rocky Maivia, Then he was Flex Kavana before THE ROCK. Now he is a 10 time Champion. 2 Time Intercontinental Champ, 5 time Tag Team Champ, the 2000 Royal Rumble winner and WWE’s sixth Triple Crown Champ. His signature move was the Rock Bottom. And of course we can not forget that eyebrow and DO YOU SMELL WHAT THE ROCK IS COOKIN! He left the WWE in 2004 but returned part-time from 2011 until 2013 making Cameo appearances until retiring in 2019. Now he is now an actor and director.
“Kane” Glenn Thomas Jacobs joined the WWE in 1994 having several names before “Kane” He holds the record for being in Royal Rumble with 20 appearances. His signature move was the Chokeslam. He has never officially retired. He has been the Republican Mayor of Knox County Tennessee since 2018 and is still currently signed with the WWE.
#4 “THE UNDERTAKER”
“The Undertaker” He made his debut in 1987 under other names. Now he is a 7 time World Champ, 4 time WWF/E Champ, 3 time Heavyweight Champ, and winner of 207 Royal Rumble. His signature move is the Tombstone Piledriver. He just retired in 2022. Now he is spending time with his family and appearing in various shows.
#5 “TRIPLE H”
“Triple H” Made his debut in 1992. Now he is a 5 time Intercontinental Champ, 3 time World tag team Champ, 1 Unified WWE TagTeam Champ, 2 time European Champ and 14 time World Champ. His signature move is the Pedigree. He retired this year 2022. Now he is now works as an executive for WWE. Now he is the executive vice president of global talent development.
To many to list.
There have been many Greats over the decades of Professional Wrestling. Way to many to mention. The for mentioned are just some greats from the past couple decades.
All over the World.
WWE is watched all over the world being broadcast to over 180 countries and in 30 languages. It is viewed in 1 billion homes each week. By over 11 million fans in the United States alone.
We all know that WWE is scripted and staged and that the winners are pre-decided but the bruises, blood and injuries are all very real. In fact there have been some devastating injuries. Wrestlers have had broken necks, backs and other broken bones including broken jaws and noses. They have suffered major muscle tears, Paralyzation and even death. So scripted it may be, but there is no denying the contact is anything but fake.
Who are some of your favorites?
What makes them your favorite?