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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
468 214
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
545 297
Jay Lethal is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Black Wrestlers Of All Time
MarylyleMcCue added Jay Lethal age 31

3
672 348
Booker Huffman is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Black Wrestlers Of All Time
Booker T age 52

4
567 288
Abdullah the Butcher is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Black Wrestlers Of All Time

5
562 260
James Ware is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Black Wrestlers Of All Time
Koko B. Ware age 59

6
533 221
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
441 214
Norman Smiley is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Black Wrestlers Of All Time
callmeking17 added Norman Smiley age 52

8
399 179
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
428 186
Carlos Colon is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Black Wrestlers Of All Time
MarylyleMcCue added Carlos Colon

10
732 480
Dwayne Johnson is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Black Wrestlers Of All Time
The Rock age 44

11
430 215
Kofi Kingston is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Black Wrestlers Of All Time
Kofi Kingston age 35

12
417 224
Mark Henry is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Black Wrestlers Of All Time
Mark Henry age 45

13
395 185
Ron Simmons is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Black Wrestlers Of All Time
Farooq age 58

14
392 196
Shelton Benjamin is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Black Wrestlers Of All Time

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337 187
Bobby Lashley is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Black Wrestlers Of All Time
Bobby Lashley age 40

16
346 203
Sasha Banks is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Black Wrestlers Of All Time
MarylyleMcCue added Sasha Banks age 25

17
287 166
Big E Langston is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Black Wrestlers Of All Time

18
299 205
Ron Killings is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Black Wrestlers Of All Time
R Truth age 45

19
274 164
Rocky Johnson is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Black Wrestlers Of All Time
Rocky Johnson age 72

20
234 169
Montel Vontavious Porter is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Black Wrestlers Of All Time
MVP age 43

21
268 163
Devon is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Black Wrestlers Of All Time
Devon age 44

Professional Wrestlers Who Died Young

22
135 143
Bearcat Wright is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Black Wrestlers Of All Time
MarylyleMcCue added Bearcat Wright Died at 50 (1932-1982)

23
178 126
Xavier Woods is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Black Wrestlers Of All Time
marcosiahaan1 added Xavier Woods age 30

24
221 151
Kamala is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Black Wrestlers Of All Time
Kamala age 66

25
251 163
Jacqueline Moore is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Black Wrestlers Of All Time
Jacqueline age 53

26
170 176
Titus O'Neil is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Black Wrestlers Of All Time
marcosiahaan1 added Titus O'Neil age 39

27
206 118
Charles Wright is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Black Wrestlers Of All Time
The Godfather age 55

28
155 122
The Boogeyman is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Black Wrestlers Of All Time
marcosiahaan1 added The Boogeyman age 52

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160 152
Stevie Ray is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Black Wrestlers Of All Time
Stevie Ray age 58

30
193 122
Tony Atlas is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Black Wrestlers Of All Time
Tony Atlas age 72

31
150 116
Kia Stevens is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Black Wrestlers Of All Time
MarylyleMcCue added Awesome Kong age 39

32
150 110
Alicia Fox is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Black Wrestlers Of All Time
MarylyleMcCue added Alicia Fox age 30

33
167 131
Ernie Ladd is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Black Wrestlers Of All Time
Ernie Ladd Died at 69 (1938-2007)

34
178 126
D'Lo Brown is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Black Wrestlers Of All Time
D'Lo Brown age 46

35
147 118
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MarylyleMcCue added Bad News Brown

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36
157 146
Butch Reed is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Black Wrestlers Of All Time
Butch Reed age 62

37
187 107
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MarylyleMcCue added Naomi

38
138 133
Ahmed Johnson is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Black Wrestlers Of All Time
Ahmed Johnson age 46

39
143 125
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
132 111
Jazz is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Black Wrestlers Of All Time
slaft added Jazz age 43

41
99 104
Ezekiel Jackson is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Black Wrestlers Of All Time
marcosiahaan1 added Ezekiel Jackson age 38

42
66 19
Jimmy Uso is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Black Wrestlers Of All Time
krazykid28 added Jimmy Uso age 31

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60 20
Jey Uso is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Black Wrestlers Of All Time
krazykid28 added Jey Uso age 31

44
109 149
Sonny King is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Black Wrestlers Of All Time
Sonny King age 72

45
112 88
Ricochet is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Black Wrestlers Of All Time
MarylyleMcCue added Ricochet age 29

46
98 78
Rich Swann is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Black Wrestlers Of All Time
MarylyleMcCue added Rich Swann

47
93 114
JTG is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Black Wrestlers Of All Time
marcosiahaan1 added JTG age 32

48
79 139
David Otunga is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Black Wrestlers Of All Time
marcosiahaan1 added David Otunga age 37

49
80 69
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MarylyleMcCue added Cedric Alexander

50
85 124
Darren Young is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Black Wrestlers Of All Time
marcosiahaan1 added Darren Young age 38