athletes The Best Second Bananas in Wrestling History  

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The "other guys."  You know, those guys on the tag team that you don't REALLY care about. Or maybe you do. Maybe you love these guys they just aren't getting as big of a push as their tag team partner. Maybe they're BETTER than they're tag team partner but the stars just never seem to align for these poor, poor, wrestlers.

These are the best second bananas in wrestling history. It's a story about the guys that could just never quite get out of the shadow of their tag team partner or the other guys in their stable. Again, many of these men were/are tremendously skilled WWE Superstars or WCW wrestlers, but they just could never quite... you know. ... Never quite. They just could never get over that imaginary hill into superstardom.

Did we forget anybody? Probably. They're second bananas. Add them now!

From Marty Janetty to Arn Anderson to Matt Hardy and beyond, who do you think is wrestlings best "other guy?" Cast your votes now or be a second banana forever!
 
list ordered by

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+ - 166 43
Arn Anderson is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Second Bananas in Wrestling History
Arn Anderson age 58 - #1 banana, Ric Flair

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2
+ - 149 48
Jim Neidhart is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Second Bananas in Wrestling History
Jim Neidhart age 60 - #1 banana, Bret Hart

3
+ - 135 61
Christian is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Second Bananas in Wrestling History
Christian age 43 - #1 banana, Edge

4
+ - 139 65
Marty Jannetty is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Second Bananas in Wrestling History
Marty Jannetty age 57 - #1 banana, Shawn Michaels

5
+ - 115 60
Matt Hardy is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Second Bananas in Wrestling History
Matt Hardy age 42 - #1 banana, Jeff Hardy

6
+ - 64 44
Chris Benoit is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Second Bananas in Wrestling History
Chris Benoit Died at 40 (1967-2007) - #1 banana, Bret Hart

7
+ - 91 79
Brutus Beefcake is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Second Bananas in Wrestling History
Brutus The Barber Beefcake age 59 - #1 banana, Hulk Hogan

8
+ - 75 66
Stevie Ray is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Second Bananas in Wrestling History
Stevie Ray age 58 - #1 banana, Booker T

9
+ - 53 42
Mr. Fuji is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Second Bananas in Wrestling History
Mr. Fuji age 81 - # 1 banana, Professor Toru Tanaka

10
+ - 86 81
Sean Waltman is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Second Bananas in Wrestling History
X-Pac age 44 - #1 banana, Degeneration-X, Shawn Michaels, Triple H

11
+ - 81 76
Paul Orndorff is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Second Bananas in Wrestling History
Paul Orndorff age 67 - #1 banana, Hulk Hogan

12
+ - 49 40
Larry Zbyszko is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Second Bananas in Wrestling History
Larry Zbyszko age 64 - #1 banana, Bruno Sammartino

13
+ - 71 67
Chavo Guerrero, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Second Bananas in Wrestling History
Chavo Guerrero, Jr. age 46 - #1 banana, Eddie Guerrero 

14
+ - 63 63
Crash Holly is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Second Bananas in Wrestling History
Crash Holly Died at 32 (1971-2003) - #1 banana, Bob Holly

15
+ - 37 36
Lou Albano is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Second Bananas in Wrestling History
Lou Albano Died at 76 (1933-2009) - # 1 banana, Tony Altomare

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16
+ - 64 79
Mike Jones is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Second Bananas in Wrestling History
Virgil age 53 - #1 banana, Ted DiBiase, Everyone.

17
+ - 46 57
Charlie Hass is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Second Bananas in Wrestling History
Charlie Hass #1 banana, Shelton Benjamin, Kurt Angle

18
+ - 40 49
Dolph Ziggler is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Second Bananas in Wrestling History
Dolph Ziggler age 36 - #1 banana, Kerwin White

19
+ - 36 45
Xavier Woods is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Second Bananas in Wrestling History
Xavier Woods age 30 - #1 banana, Kofi Kingston &

20
+ - 47 62
Ted DiBiase, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Second Bananas in Wrestling History
Ted DiBiase, Jr. age 34 - #1 banana, Randy Orton

21
+ - 46 64
Mike Polchlopek is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Second Bananas in Wrestling History
Bart Gunn age 53 - #1 banana, Billy Gunn

22
+ - 19 26
Spike Dudley is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Second Bananas in Wrestling History
Spike Dudley age 46

23
+ - 32 49
Justin Gabriel is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Second Bananas in Wrestling History
Justin Gabriel age 36 - #1 banana, The rest of Nexus 

24
+ - 31 48
David Hart Smith is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Second Bananas in Wrestling History
David Hart Smith age 31 - #1 banana, Tyson Kidd

25
+ - 36 56
Adam Birch is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Second Bananas in Wrestling History
Joey Mercury age 37 - #1 banana, Johnny Nitro

26
+ - 25 41
Blackjack Lanza is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Second Bananas in Wrestling History
Blackjack Lanza age 81 - # 1 banana, Black Jack Mulligan

27
+ - 10 18
Professor Tanaka is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Second Bananas in Wrestling History
Professor Tanaka Died at 70 (1930-2000)

28
+ - 23 40
Norman Smiley is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Second Bananas in Wrestling History
Norman Smiley age 52

29
+ - 21 38
Mr. Wrestling II is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Second Bananas in Wrestling History

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30
+ - 27 50
Mo is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Second Bananas in Wrestling History
Mo age 52 - #1 banana, Mabel 

31
+ - 25 48
Travis Tomko is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Second Bananas in Wrestling History
Tomko age 41 - #1 banana, Christian

32
+ - 17 35
Johnny Valiant is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Second Bananas in Wrestling History
Johnny Valiant age 70 - #1 banana, Jimmy Valiant

33
+ - 22 44
Alex Riley is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Second Bananas in Wrestling History
Alex Riley #1 banana, The Miz

34
+ - 26 52
Chuck Palumbo is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Second Bananas in Wrestling History
Chuck Palumbo age 45 - #1 banana, Billy Gunn

35
+ - 24 49
JTG is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Second Bananas in Wrestling History
JTG age 32 - #1 banana, Shad

36
+ - 10 25
Disco Inferno is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Second Bananas in Wrestling History
Disco Inferno age 48

37
+ - 22 48
Jinder Mahal is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Second Bananas in Wrestling History
Jinder Mahal #1 banana, Heath Slater

38
+ - 12 30
Paul Vachon is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Second Bananas in Wrestling History
Paul Vachon age 78 - #1 banana, Maurice Vachon

39
+ - 23 52
The Spirit Squad is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Second Bananas in Wrestling History
The Spirit Squad (Besides Dolph Ziggler) #1 banana, Dolph Ziggler (Nicky)

40
+ - 11 31
Arnold Skaaland is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Second Bananas in Wrestling History
Arnold Skaaland Died at 82 (1925-2007) - # 1 banana, Spiros Arion

41
+ - 11 32
Johnny Rodz is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Second Bananas in Wrestling History
Johnny Rodz age 78 - #1 banana, Ivan Putski

42
+ - 20 49
Henry O. Godwinn is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Second Bananas in Wrestling History
Henry O. Godwinn age 53 - #1 banana, Phineas Godwinn

43
+ - 17 45
Jon Hugger is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Second Bananas in Wrestling History
Johnny Stamboli age 39 - #1 banana, Nunzio and the F.B.I

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44
+ - 13 38
Gene Anderson is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Second Bananas in Wrestling History
Gene Anderson Died at 58 (1933-1991)

45
+ - 9 31
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Jules Strongbow Died at 23 (1952-1975) - #1 banana, Chief Jay Strongbow

46
+ - 18 52
Jon Heidenreich is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Second Bananas in Wrestling History
Heidenreich age 43 - #1 banana, Road Warrior Animal

47
+ - 14 49
Lodi is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Second Bananas in Wrestling History
Lodi age 45 - #1 banana, Lenny

48
+ - 13 47
Epico is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Second Bananas in Wrestling History
Epico age 35 - #1 banana, The rest of the Colons.

49
+ - 3 19
NovA is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Second Bananas in Wrestling History
NovA 48 - 1st Banana, the rest of the BWO

50
+ - 8 53
Barry Buchanan is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Second Bananas in Wrestling History
B2 age 49 - #1 banana, John Cena