Wrestlers The Best Masked Wrestlers in WWE History  

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List Rules Vote up the best masked wrestlers in WWE history.

The WWE (formerly known as the WWF, or World Wrestling Federation) has had its fair share of, let's say, "odd" wrestlers throughout its journey up and down this lonely road of faith that we call history. But oftentimes, it's the oddballs that stand out. That is certainly the case with these masked wrestlers - the greatest facially decorated wrestlers (WWE Superstars) of all time.

Mexican-style wrestling and the lucha libre tradition of masked wrestlers almost takes away from the novelty of a masked superstar but in the WWE the headgear is so few and far between that they always make the WWE Universe stand up and pay attention. With a few standout top superstar exceptions, the fate of a masked wrestling superstar is largely the same: A flash in the pan. They burn bright, almost as bright as their masks, and then disappear back into whatever wormhole they rocketed out of never to be seen again. And that's exactly how it should be.

What do you think? Who is the best masked wrestler in WWE history? Vote for your favorite now to see him move up the list!

Kane is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Masked Wrestlers in WWE History
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1 455 VOTES

Kane


Alter Egos: Dr. Isaac Yankem DDS, Fake Diesel, Glenn Jacobs

Also Ranked

#18 on The Best WWE Superstars of the '90s

#37 on The Greatest Pro Wrestlers of All Time

#63 on The Best Pro Wrestling Champions

#33 on The Greatest WWE Superstars of All Time

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Oscar Gutierrez is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Masked Wrestlers in WWE History
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2 481 VOTES

Rey Mysterio


Alter Ego: Oscar Gutierrez

Also Ranked

#73 on The Greatest Pro Wrestlers of All Time

#11 on The Best WCW Wrestlers of All Time

#18 on The Best Pro Wrestling Champions

#25 on The Greatest WWE Superstars of All Time

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Mick Foley is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Masked Wrestlers in WWE History
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3 426 VOTES

Mankind


Alter Egos: Mick Foley, Cactus Jack, Dude Love

Also Ranked

#9 on The Best WWE Superstars of the '90s

#21 on The Greatest Pro Wrestlers of All Time

#33 on The Best WCW Wrestlers of All Time

#35 on The Best Pro Wrestling Champions

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Big Van Vader is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Masked Wrestlers in WWE History
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4 344 VOTES

Vader


Alter Egos: Leon Allen White, Big Van Vader

Also Ranked

#26 on The Best WWE Superstars of the '90s

#58 on The Greatest Pro Wrestlers of All Time

#13 on The Best WCW Wrestlers of All Time

#72 on The Best Pro Wrestling Champions

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