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List Rules Any ugly athlete from any sport of all time may be included

The all-time ugliest athletes prove once and for all that there is no connection between beauty and athletic ability. These athletes from professional football, baseball, basketball, hockey and wrestling are the ugliest of the ugly. Caution, the images contained on the list of the ugliest athletes of all time are not suited for all audiences and possibly not safe for life.

It's pretty easy to pick out professional wrestlers, if that really counts as a sport, as some of the ugliest athletes around. WWE, formerly WWF, stars actually get paid to be those scary and sometimes morbidly obese characters, as was the case with "Butterbean" and "Bastion Booger."

It's equally as easy to pick out toothless NHL players who, throughout their playing careers, have lost their pearly whites and what little bit of handsome they had in fights. Mike Ricci is a perfect offender in that category as is the likes of Alexander Ovechkin, Johan Franzen and Daniel Carcillo.

But once you take all of those uglies out of the way, there's still a long list professional athletes both active today or long retired that take ugly to a whole 'nother level. Unfortunately for these athletes, ugly is simply they were born with and aren't getting rid of anytime soon.

Take Iain Dowie, Don Mossi or Leon Spinks for example. Each could be mistaken from some type of wild animal, strange science-fiction creature or a character from "The Goonies." Look at Jared Allen, Marshawn Lynch, John Kruk or Sam Cassell. Each are not exactly a trainwreck but all are far from beautiful.

Luckily for all of these professional athletes, success in the NBA, NFL, MLB and NHL is not a direct result of beauty but simply their athletic ability. Ben Roethlisberger, AJ Halk and Pete Rose, you're welcome. What are the top 10 ugliest athletes of all time? The top 25? If you so desire, vote on this list and tell other sports fans what you think!
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1,813 457
Leon Spinks is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The All-Time Ugliest Athletes
Leon Spinks age 62

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2
1,179 303
Big Daddy V is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The All-Time Ugliest Athletes
PeteBoyle added Big Daddy V

3
1,303 375
Bastion Booger is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The All-Time Ugliest Athletes

4
1,617 493
Gheorghe Muresan is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The All-Time Ugliest Athletes

5
1,162 339
Iain Dowie is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The All-Time Ugliest Athletes
Iain Dowie age 52

6
1,130 409
Andre the Giant is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The All-Time Ugliest Athletes
SamuelCaldwellJr. added Andre the Giant

7
977 344
Don Mossi is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The All-Time Ugliest Athletes
Don Mossi age 86

8
1,301 521
Sam Cassell is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The All-Time Ugliest Athletes
Sam Cassell age 48

9
852 342
Otis Nixon is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The All-Time Ugliest Athletes
davec007 added Otis Nixon age 58

10
931 406
Butterbean is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The All-Time Ugliest Athletes

11
864 374
Tyrone Hill is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The All-Time Ugliest Athletes
Tyrone Hill age 49

12
723 300
Popeye Jones is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The All-Time Ugliest Athletes
wiabux added Popeye Jones age 45

13
894 432
Alexander Ovechkin is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The All-Time Ugliest Athletes

14
790 394
Manute Bol is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The All-Time Ugliest Athletes
Manute Bol Died at 48 (1962-2010)

15
1,212 647
Dennis Rodman is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The All-Time Ugliest Athletes
Dennis Rodman age 56

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16
728 367
Ronaldinho is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The All-Time Ugliest Athletes
evilgrin32 added Ronaldinho age 37

17
717 376
Willie McGee is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The All-Time Ugliest Athletes
davec007 added Willie McGee age 59

18
217 73
Franck Ribéry is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The All-Time Ugliest Athletes
scruffenstein added Franck Ribéry age 34

19
626 362
Daniel Carcillo is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The All-Time Ugliest Athletes

20
830 511
Joakim Noah is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The All-Time Ugliest Athletes
sdecarvalho added Joakim Noah age 32

21
495 283
Jack Lambert is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The All-Time Ugliest Athletes
rosebud added Jack Lambert age 63

22
429 240
Otis Sistrunk is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The All-Time Ugliest Athletes
rosebud added Otis Sistrunk age 69

23
273 135
Chris Kaman is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The All-Time Ugliest Athletes
hookstyler added Chris Kaman age 35

24
877 577
Mike Tyson is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The All-Time Ugliest Athletes
Mike Tyson age 51

25
809 528
Randy Johnson is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The All-Time Ugliest Athletes
Randy Johnson age 54

26
737 479
Shelden Williams is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The All-Time Ugliest Athletes

27
561 352
Carlos Tevez is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The All-Time Ugliest Athletes
Carlos Tevez age 33

28
249 126
Billie Jean King is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The All-Time Ugliest Athletes
BobbyMoore added Billie Jean King age 74

29
821 557
Larry Bird is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The All-Time Ugliest Athletes
crego1126 added Larry Bird age 61

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553 364
Bill Walton is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The All-Time Ugliest Athletes
Willie Wonka added Bill Walton age 65

31
226 120
Adam Morrison is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The All-Time Ugliest Athletes
Adam Morrison age 31

32
462 307
Julián Tavárez is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The All-Time Ugliest Athletes

33
563 391
Pete Rose is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The All-Time Ugliest Athletes
Pete Rose age 76

34
83 16
Byron Mullens is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The All-Time Ugliest Athletes
idawg387 added Byron Mullens age 26

35
614 440
Greg Oden is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The All-Time Ugliest Athletes
Greg Oden age 27

36
449 310
Delonte West is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The All-Time Ugliest Athletes
TomAdomaitis added Delonte West age 32

37
529 375
Patrick Ewing is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The All-Time Ugliest Athletes
ChrisRubin added Patrick Ewing age 55

38
759 560
Marshawn Lynch is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The All-Time Ugliest Athletes

39
529 378
A. J. Hawk is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The All-Time Ugliest Athletes
A. J. Hawk age 31

40
115 46
Kane is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The All-Time Ugliest Athletes
idawg387 added Kane

41
582 428
Mike Ricci is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The All-Time Ugliest Athletes
Mike Ricci age 44

42
534 389
Anthony Davis is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The All-Time Ugliest Athletes
knicks4life11 added Anthony Davis age 24

43
469 338
Terrell Suggs is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The All-Time Ugliest Athletes
keaundre added Terrell Suggs age 33

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447 322
Carles Puyol is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The All-Time Ugliest Athletes
Pallknowing1 added Carles Puyol age 37

45
367 257
Sonny Liston is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The All-Time Ugliest Athletes
SamuelCaldwellJr. added Sonny Liston Died at 38 (1932-1970)

46
92 30
Luke Chadwick is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The All-Time Ugliest Athletes
KevLeach added Luke Chadwick age 35

47
75 18
Tony Snell is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The All-Time Ugliest Athletes
idawg387 added Tony Snell age 24

48
167 98
Frank Kaminsky is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The All-Time Ugliest Athletes
swag added Frank Kaminsky age 22 - 1993

49
343 249
Nyjer Morgan is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The All-Time Ugliest Athletes
Nyjer Morgan age 37

50
138 82
Gorman Thomas is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The All-Time Ugliest Athletes
bfrank53 added Gorman Thomas age 65