WWE The Best Wrestling Announcers Of All Time  

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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.
list ordered by

1
816 170
Randy Savage is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Wrestling Announcers Of All Time
1952-11-15

2
555 163
Gorilla Monsoon is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Wrestling Announcers Of All Time
1937-06-04

3
599 166
Gordon Solie is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Wrestling Announcers Of All Time
1929-01-26

4
491 159
Jesse Ventura is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Wrestling Announcers Of All Time
1951-07-15

5
442 170
Jerry Lawler is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Wrestling Announcers Of All Time
1949-11-29

6
535 157
Jim Ross is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Wrestling Announcers Of All Time
1952-01-03

7
429 147
Bobby Heenan is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Wrestling Announcers Of All Time
1944-11-01

8
325 168
CM Punk is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Wrestling Announcers Of All Time
1978-10-26

9
228 152
Joey Styles is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Wrestling Announcers Of All Time
1971-07-14

10
183 155
Jim Cornette is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Wrestling Announcers Of All Time
1961-09-17

11
146 159
Tony Schiavone is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Wrestling Announcers Of All Time
1957-11-07

12
195 153
Paul Heyman is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Wrestling Announcers Of All Time
1965-09-11

13
131 93
Gene Okerlund is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Wrestling Announcers Of All Time
andy-lautenschleger added 1942-11-29

14
158 167
Michael Cole is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Wrestling Announcers Of All Time
1968-12-08

15
212 182
Dusty Rhodes is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Wrestling Announcers Of All Time
1945-10-12

16
116 148
Bob Caudle is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Wrestling Announcers Of All Time
Bob Caudle

17
138 154
Vince McMahon is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Wrestling Announcers Of All Time
1945-08-24

18
107 170
John Layfield is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Wrestling Announcers Of All Time
1966-11-29

19
102 154
Mick Foley is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Wrestling Announcers Of All Time
1965-06-07

20
92 158
Booker Huffman is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Wrestling Announcers Of All Time
1965-03-01

21
104 146
Tazz is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Wrestling Announcers Of All Time
1967-10-11

22
68 148
Eric Bischoff is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Wrestling Announcers Of All Time
1955-05-27

23
56 135
Antonino Rocca is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Wrestling Announcers Of All Time
slaft added 1927-04-13 - "I'm going to take my shoes off."

24
68 149
Matt Striker is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Wrestling Announcers Of All Time
1974-06-26

25
56 99
Alfred Hayes is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Wrestling Announcers Of All Time
andy-lautenschleger added 1928-08-08

26
73 135
William Regal is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Wrestling Announcers Of All Time
1968-05-10

27
29 39
Corey Graves is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Wrestling Announcers Of All Time
AdamSkebo added 1984-02-24

28
51 127
Bruno Sammartino is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Wrestling Announcers Of All Time
slaft added 1935-10-06

29
65 86
Roddy Piper is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Wrestling Announcers Of All Time
andy-lautenschleger added 1954-04-17

30
64 146
Jonathan Coachman is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Wrestling Announcers Of All Time
1972-08-12

31
27 34
Lance Russell is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Wrestling Announcers Of All Time
oldschoolrockisthebest added 1926-03-18

32
48 134
Kevin Kelly is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Wrestling Announcers Of All Time
1967-05-09

33
36 99
Michael Hayes is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Wrestling Announcers Of All Time
andy-lautenschleger added 1959-03-29

34
23 97
Billy Graham is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Wrestling Announcers Of All Time
andy-lautenschleger added 1943-06-07

35
5 16
Ian Riccaboni is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Wrestling Announcers Of All Time
LachlanHetherington added Ian Riccaboni

36
19 90
David Crockett is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Wrestling Announcers Of All Time
icoachfb added 1946-01-01

37
16 85
Freddie Miller is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Wrestling Announcers Of All Time
icoachfb added 1929-02-19

38
14 92
Rich Landrum is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Wrestling Announcers Of All Time
icoachfb added 1946-03-31

39
35 117
Hugo Savinovich is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Wrestling Announcers Of All Time
1959-02-15

40
20 79
Don West is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Wrestling Announcers Of All Time
RichardBeecher added 1963-06-20

41
39 121
Carlos Cabrera is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Wrestling Announcers Of All Time
1959-10-18

42
4 24
Byron Saxton is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Wrestling Announcers Of All Time
LachlanHetherington added 1981-08-20

43
20 91
Shawn Michaels is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Wrestling Announcers Of All Time
andy-lautenschleger added 1965-07-22

44
17 8
Mike Tenay is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Wrestling Announcers Of All Time
Trent Hobson added 1954-08-15