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The Best Masked Wrestlers in WWE History

Updated September 4, 2019 14.4k votes 1.4k voters 31.1k views28 items

List RulesVote 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!

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  • Alter Egos: Dr. Isaac Yankem DDS, Fake Diesel, Glenn Jacobs
    • Birthplace: Torrejón de Ardoz, Spain
    • Nationality: United States of America
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  • Rey Mysterio
    Photo: @WWE / Twitter
    Alter Ego: Oscar Gutierrez
    • Birthplace: Chula Vista, California, United States of America
    • Nationality: United States of America
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  • Mankind
    Photo: WWE / YouTube
    Alter Egos: Mick Foley, Cactus Jack, Dude Love
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    • Vader
      Photo: WWE / YouTube
      Alter Egos: Leon Allen White, Big Van Vader
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