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As important as the wrestling itself is the way the wrestler's match is called. So, this is a list of the best wrestling announcers of all time. 

Actually, it's more important. I believe it's safe to say that a great match can be ruined by bad announcing, and a terrible match can be made awesome by great announcing. If the announcers are into it, if the announcers are telling a story and making the WWE Universe, or wrestling fans around the world believe in what's on the screen, that's when the product becomes something special.

All of the wrestling announcers featured on this list were able to do just that. They were able to make the product something greater than it already was. Almost every single one of wrestling's greatest moments, whether it be WWE, WCW, TNA, ECW, or otherwise, has a great "call" to go with it.

"They boyhood dream has come true..."  "...God as my witness, he's broken in half!!"  "The Austin Era has begun!!!" among many, many others.

So, who is the greatest wrestling announcer of all time? Both play-by-play and color commentary announcers are included in this list because it is always a team effort in wrestling.

Vote for your favorite announcer now and watch them climb the ladder to greatness.
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728 104
Randy Savage is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Wrestling Announcers Of All Time
Randy Savage 1952-11-15

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2
525 107
Gordon Solie is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Wrestling Announcers Of All Time
Gordon Solie 1929-01-26

3
469 108
Gorilla Monsoon is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Wrestling Announcers Of All Time
Gorilla Monsoon 1937-06-04

4
415 104
Jesse Ventura is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Wrestling Announcers Of All Time
Jesse Ventura 1951-07-15

5
390 106
Jim Ross is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Wrestling Announcers Of All Time
Jim Ross 1952-01-03

6
348 105
Jerry Lawler is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Wrestling Announcers Of All Time
Jerry Lawler 1949-11-29

7
324 104
Bobby Heenan is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Wrestling Announcers Of All Time
Bobby Heenan 1944-11-01

8
250 108
CM Punk is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Wrestling Announcers Of All Time
CM Punk 1978-10-26

9
168 106
Joey Styles is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Wrestling Announcers Of All Time
Joey Styles 1971-07-14

10
149 104
Paul Heyman is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Wrestling Announcers Of All Time
Paul Heyman 1965-09-11

11
132 106
Jim Cornette is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Wrestling Announcers Of All Time
Jim Cornette 1961-09-17

12
185 126
Dusty Rhodes is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Wrestling Announcers Of All Time
Dusty Rhodes 1945-10-12

13
117 108
Michael Cole is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Wrestling Announcers Of All Time
Michael Cole 1968-12-08

14
93 111
Tony Schiavone is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Wrestling Announcers Of All Time
Tony Schiavone 1957-11-07

15
66 57
Gene Okerlund is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Wrestling Announcers Of All Time
andy-lautenschleger added Gene Okerlund 1942-11-29

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16
88 109
Vince McMahon is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Wrestling Announcers Of All Time
Vince McMahon 1945-08-24

17
90 105
Bob Caudle is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Wrestling Announcers Of All Time
Bob Caudle

18
86 103
Mick Foley is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Wrestling Announcers Of All Time
Mick Foley 1965-06-07

19
86 111
John Layfield is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Wrestling Announcers Of All Time
John Layfield 1966-11-29

20
54 85
Antonino Rocca is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Wrestling Announcers Of All Time
slaft added Antonino Rocca 1927-04-13 - "I'm going to take my shoes off."

21
73 99
Tazz is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Wrestling Announcers Of All Time
Tazz 1967-10-11

22
64 106
Booker Huffman is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Wrestling Announcers Of All Time
Booker T 1965-03-01

23
35 56
Alfred Hayes is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Wrestling Announcers Of All Time
andy-lautenschleger added Alfred Hayes 1928-08-08

24
53 100
Matt Striker is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Wrestling Announcers Of All Time
Matt Striker 1974-06-26

25
43 92
Eric Bischoff is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Wrestling Announcers Of All Time
Eric Bischoff 1955-05-27

26
51 93
William Regal is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Wrestling Announcers Of All Time
William Regal 1968-05-10

27
39 83
Bruno Sammartino is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Wrestling Announcers Of All Time
slaft added Bruno Sammartino 1935-10-06

28
50 95
Jonathan Coachman is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Wrestling Announcers Of All Time
Jonathan Coachman 1972-08-12

29
25 54
Michael Hayes is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Wrestling Announcers Of All Time
andy-lautenschleger added Michael Hayes 1959-03-29

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30
31 47
Roddy Piper is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Wrestling Announcers Of All Time
andy-lautenschleger added Roddy Piper 1954-04-17

31
39 89
Kevin Kelly is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Wrestling Announcers Of All Time
Kevin Kelly 1967-05-09

32
15 53
Billy Graham is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Wrestling Announcers Of All Time
andy-lautenschleger added Billy Graham 1943-06-07

33
32 81
Carlos Cabrera is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Wrestling Announcers Of All Time
Carlos Cabrera 1959-10-18

34
31 78
Hugo Savinovich is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Wrestling Announcers Of All Time
Hugo Savinovich 1959-02-15

35
13 54
Rich Landrum is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Wrestling Announcers Of All Time
icoachfb added Rich Landrum 1946-03-31

36
10 48
Freddie Miller is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Wrestling Announcers Of All Time
icoachfb added Freddie Miller 1929-02-19

37
10 39
Don West is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Wrestling Announcers Of All Time
RichardBeecher added Don West 1963-06-20

38
10 50
David Crockett is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Wrestling Announcers Of All Time
icoachfb added David Crockett 1946-01-01

39
1 1
Corey Graves is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Wrestling Announcers Of All Time
AdamSkebo added Corey Graves 1984-02-24

40
11 49
Shawn Michaels is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Wrestling Announcers Of All Time
andy-lautenschleger added Shawn Michaels 1965-07-22

41
0 1
Lance Russell is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Wrestling Announcers Of All Time
oldschoolrockisthebest added Lance Russell 1926-03-18