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The following is a list of the best black wrestlers in the history of professional wrestling (or "sports entertainment" for those of you too young to remember anything that took place before John Cena). Through the years the WWF, WCW, and now WWE has seen many black athletes leave an indelible mark on the wrestling industry. Superstars that have paved the way like the "Big Cat" Ernie Ladd, Divas that pushed the pace and raised the bar like Jacqueline, and once in a lifetime trailblazers like The Rock.

Whether they're most well known for their singles career or their tag-team career up in the "big leagues", namely WWE/WWF or WCW, the only requirement for this list of topflight African-American wrestlers is that they were great. That they told tremendous stories in the ring. That wrestling (sports entertainment) wouldn't be the same without them.

So, who is the best black wrestler of all time? Mark out and vote for your favorites now!
list ordered by

1
546 246
Bobo Brazil is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Black Wrestlers Of All Time
slaft added Bobo Brazil Died at 74 (1924-1998)

2
631 338
Jay Lethal is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Black Wrestlers Of All Time
MarylyleMcCue added Jay Lethal age 32

3
762 390
Booker Huffman is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Black Wrestlers Of All Time
Booker T age 53

4
641 321
Abdullah the Butcher is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Black Wrestlers Of All Time

5
632 283
James Ware is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Black Wrestlers Of All Time
Koko B. Ware age 60

6
601 234
Junkyard Dog is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Black Wrestlers Of All Time
Junkyard Dog Died at 46 (1952-1998)

7
505 238
Norman Smiley is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Black Wrestlers Of All Time
callmeking17 added Norman Smiley age 53

8
468 207
Sailor Art Thomas is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Black Wrestlers Of All Time
MarylyleMcCue added Sailor Art Thomas Died at 79 (1924-2003)

9
486 209
Carlos Colon is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Black Wrestlers Of All Time
MarylyleMcCue added Carlos Colon

10
825 534
Dwayne Johnson is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Black Wrestlers Of All Time
The Rock age 43

11
477 235
Mark Henry is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Black Wrestlers Of All Time
Mark Henry age 46

12
479 229
Kofi Kingston is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Black Wrestlers Of All Time
Kofi Kingston age 36

13
442 193
Ron Simmons is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Black Wrestlers Of All Time
Farooq age 59

14
376 198
Bobby Lashley is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Black Wrestlers Of All Time
Bobby Lashley age 41

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15
388 217
Sasha Banks is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Black Wrestlers Of All Time
MarylyleMcCue added Sasha Banks age 26

16
428 209
Shelton Benjamin is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Black Wrestlers Of All Time

17
325 179
Big E Langston is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Black Wrestlers Of All Time

18
336 220
Ron Killings is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Black Wrestlers Of All Time
R Truth age 46

19
314 171
Rocky Johnson is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Black Wrestlers Of All Time
Rocky Johnson age 73

20
304 170
Devon is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Black Wrestlers Of All Time
Devon age 45

21
266 183
Montel Vontavious Porter is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Black Wrestlers Of All Time
MVP age 44

Professional Wrestlers Who Died Young

22
205 140
Xavier Woods is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Black Wrestlers Of All Time
marcosiahaan1 added Xavier Woods age 31

23
246 162
Kamala is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Black Wrestlers Of All Time
Kamala age 67

24
285 176
Jacqueline Moore is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Black Wrestlers Of All Time
Jacqueline age 54

25
142 161
Bearcat Wright is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Black Wrestlers Of All Time
MarylyleMcCue added Bearcat Wright Died at 50 (1932-1982)

26
185 197
Titus O'Neil is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Black Wrestlers Of All Time
marcosiahaan1 added Titus O'Neil age 40

27
235 128
Charles Wright is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Black Wrestlers Of All Time
The Godfather age 56

28
179 136
The Boogeyman is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Black Wrestlers Of All Time
marcosiahaan1 added The Boogeyman age 53

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29
178 164
Stevie Ray is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Black Wrestlers Of All Time
Stevie Ray age 59

30
215 133
Tony Atlas is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Black Wrestlers Of All Time
Tony Atlas age 73

31
165 128
Kia Stevens is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Black Wrestlers Of All Time
MarylyleMcCue added Awesome Kong age 40

32
189 137
Ernie Ladd is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Black Wrestlers Of All Time
Ernie Ladd Died at 69 (1938-2007)

33
172 119
Alicia Fox is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Black Wrestlers Of All Time
MarylyleMcCue added Alicia Fox age 31

34
200 137
D'Lo Brown is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Black Wrestlers Of All Time
D'Lo Brown age 47

35
170 150
Butch Reed is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Black Wrestlers Of All Time
Butch Reed age 63

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36
160 124
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MarylyleMcCue added Bad News Brown

37
216 117
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MarylyleMcCue added Naomi

38
152 145
Ahmed Johnson is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Black Wrestlers Of All Time
Ahmed Johnson age 47

39
160 136
Nelson Frazier, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Black Wrestlers Of All Time
Viscera Died at 43 (1971-2014)

40
148 121
Jazz is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Black Wrestlers Of All Time
slaft added Jazz age 44

41
92 27
Jimmy Uso is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Black Wrestlers Of All Time
krazykid28 added Jimmy Uso age 32

42
87 27
Jey Uso is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Black Wrestlers Of All Time
krazykid28 added Jey Uso age 32

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43
112 116
Ezekiel Jackson is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Black Wrestlers Of All Time
marcosiahaan1 added Ezekiel Jackson age 39

44
133 95
Ricochet is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Black Wrestlers Of All Time
MarylyleMcCue added Ricochet age 30

45
117 156
Sonny King is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Black Wrestlers Of All Time
Sonny King age 73

46
104 125
JTG is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Black Wrestlers Of All Time
marcosiahaan1 added JTG age 33

47
108 88
Rich Swann is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Black Wrestlers Of All Time
MarylyleMcCue added Rich Swann

48
99 78
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MarylyleMcCue added Cedric Alexander

49
86 154
David Otunga is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Black Wrestlers Of All Time
marcosiahaan1 added David Otunga age 37

50
96 136
Darren Young is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Black Wrestlers Of All Time
marcosiahaan1 added Darren Young age 39