Wrestlers The Best Highflyers In Wrestling History  

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The High Flyers are some of the most athletic and thoroughly entertaining superstars in all of wrestling. That's why we've curated this list of the best highflyers in wrestling history. These are the greatest high fliers of all time. After all, what would wrestling be if not for the guys and gals that dare to climb to the top rope, or the top of a ladder, or the top of a cage, or the top of... everything (Shane McMahon, Jeff Hardy) and leap off? Leap off and not only just hope for the best, but execute without a doubt the most exciting maneuvers that the world of wrestling has ever seen (or maybe hasn't seen).

When thinking about adding wrestlers to this list, Rankermaniacs, try and keep it to wrestlers, divas, WWE Superstars, WHATEVER, that used aerial assaults as a part of their main arsenal. For example: Let's not count The Undertaker even though he did jump over the top rope... a lot, we wouldn't consider him a "high flier." You catch my drift?

So, vote for your favorite high fliers right now! Who is the best high flier in wrestling history?

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718 192
Jimmy Snuka is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Highflyers In Wrestling History
Jimmy Snuka 1943-05-18

2
612 150
Jushin Liger is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Highflyers In Wrestling History
Jushin Liger 1964-11-30

3
668 118
Oscar Gutierrez is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Highflyers In Wrestling History
Rey Mysterio 1974-12-11

4
548 151
Último Dragón is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Highflyers In Wrestling History
Último Dragón 1966-12-12

5
465 122
Jeff Hardy is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Highflyers In Wrestling History
Jeff Hardy 1977-08-31

6
395 117
Rob Van Dam is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Highflyers In Wrestling History
Rob Van Dam 1970-12-18

7
428 152
Thomas Billington is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Highflyers In Wrestling History
Dynamite Kid 1958-12-05

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409 178
Sean Waltman is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Highflyers In Wrestling History
X-Pac 1972-07-13

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343 145
Sabu is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Highflyers In Wrestling History
Sabu 1964-12-12

10
302 115
Allen Jones is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Highflyers In Wrestling History
AJ Styles 1977-06-02

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273 152
Chavo Guerrero, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Highflyers In Wrestling History
Chavo Guerrero, Jr. 1970-10-20

12
213 118
Prince Devitt is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Highflyers In Wrestling History
Finn Balor 1981-07-25

13
260 125
Adrian Neville is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Highflyers In Wrestling History

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231 135
Hunico is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Highflyers In Wrestling History
Sin Cara 1977-08-05

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193 140
Shawn Michaels is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Highflyers In Wrestling History
Shawn Michaels 1965-07-22

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157 115
John Morrison is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Highflyers In Wrestling History
John Morrison 1979-10-03

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217 147
La Parka is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Highflyers In Wrestling History
La Parka

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192 124
Amy Dumas is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Highflyers In Wrestling History
Lita 1975-04-14

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183 94
Eddie Guerrero is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Highflyers In Wrestling History
Eddie Guerrero 1967-10-09

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143 126
El Generico is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Highflyers In Wrestling History
Sami Zayn 1984-07-12

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180 88
Kofi Kingston is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Highflyers In Wrestling History
Kofi Kingston 1981-08-14

The Toughest Professional Fighters in History

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147 122
Ricky Steamboat is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Highflyers In Wrestling History
Ricky Steamboat 1953-02-28

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131 112
Ricochet is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Highflyers In Wrestling History
Prince Puma 1988-01-01

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132 87
Chris Jericho is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Highflyers In Wrestling History
Chris Jericho 1970-11-09

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134 89
Evan Bourne is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Highflyers In Wrestling History
Evan Bourne 1983-03-19

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144 119
Shane McMahon is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Highflyers In Wrestling History
Shane McMahon 1970-01-15

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118 94
Shelton Benjamin is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Highflyers In Wrestling History
Shelton Benjamin 1975-07-09

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79 107
Justin Gabriel is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Highflyers In Wrestling History
Justin Gabriel 1981-03-03

The Best Mustaches in Wrestling History

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135 134
Marty Jannetty is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Highflyers In Wrestling History
gavin-bolton added Marty Jannetty 1960-02-03

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60 5
Seth Rollins is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Highflyers In Wrestling History
Jack Reeves added Seth Rollins 1986-05-28

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95 101
Low Ki is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Highflyers In Wrestling History
Low Ki 1979-09-06

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83 89
Billy Kidman is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Highflyers In Wrestling History
Billy Kidman 1974-05-11

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21 24
Hideo Itami is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Highflyers In Wrestling History
Hideo Itami

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27 19
Fenix is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Highflyers In Wrestling History
Fenix

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62 78
Brian Kendrick is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Highflyers In Wrestling History
Brian Kendrick 1979-05-29

The Best Dogs for Allergies

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60 78
Paul London is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Highflyers In Wrestling History
Paul London 1980-04-16

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87 88
Gregory Helms is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Highflyers In Wrestling History
The Hurricane 1974-07-12

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75 75
Psicosis is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Highflyers In Wrestling History
Psicosis 1971-05-19

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72 79
Gail Kim is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Highflyers In Wrestling History
Gail Kim 1977-02-20

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54 89
Tyson Kidd is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Highflyers In Wrestling History
Tyson Kidd 1980-07-11

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55 75
Juventud Guerrera is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Highflyers In Wrestling History
Juventud Guerrera 1974-11-23

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40 10
Kalisto is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Highflyers In Wrestling History
Jack Reeves added Kalisto

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34 55
Kota Ibushi is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Highflyers In Wrestling History
James Lai added Kota Ibushi 1982-05-21

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35 10
Kalisto is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Highflyers In Wrestling History
Jack Reeves added Kalisto

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53 80
Shannon Moore is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Highflyers In Wrestling History
Shannon Moore 1979-07-27

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48 75
Super Crazy is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Highflyers In Wrestling History
Super Crazy 1973-12-03

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34 61
Lanny Poffo is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Highflyers In Wrestling History
Daniel Morris added Lanny Poffo 1954-12-28

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28 11
Naomi is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Highflyers In Wrestling History
Jack Reeves added Naomi

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34 72
Big Van Vader is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Highflyers In Wrestling History
Big Van Vader 1955-05-14

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49 56
Dean Ambrose is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Highflyers In Wrestling History
Yunish Yuken added Dean Ambrose 1985-12-07