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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
621 186
Gorilla Monsoon is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Wrestling Announcers Of All Time
1937-06-04
2
845 229
Randy Savage is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Wrestling Announcers Of All Time
1952-11-15
3
547 185
Jesse Ventura is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Wrestling Announcers Of All Time
1951-07-15
4
655 193
Gordon Solie is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Wrestling Announcers Of All Time
1929-01-26
5
644 170
Jim Ross is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Wrestling Announcers Of All Time
1952-01-03
6
519 186
Jerry Lawler is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Wrestling Announcers Of All Time
1949-11-29
7
513 157
Bobby Heenan is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Wrestling Announcers Of All Time
1944-11-01
8
351 224
CM Punk is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Wrestling Announcers Of All Time
1978-10-26
9
269 177
Joey Styles is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Wrestling Announcers Of All Time
1971-07-14
10
183 191
Tony Schiavone is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Wrestling Announcers Of All Time
1957-11-07
11
217 181
Jim Cornette is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Wrestling Announcers Of All Time
1961-09-17
12
196 102
Gene Okerlund is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Wrestling Announcers Of All Time
andy-lautenschleger added 1942-11-29
13
237 174
Paul Heyman is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Wrestling Announcers Of All Time
1965-09-11
14
244 208
Dusty Rhodes is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Wrestling Announcers Of All Time
1945-10-12
15
174 221
Michael Cole is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Wrestling Announcers Of All Time
1968-12-08
16
171 183
Vince McMahon is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Wrestling Announcers Of All Time
1945-08-24
17
135 170
Bob Caudle is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Wrestling Announcers Of All Time
Bob Caudle
18
125 207
John Layfield is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Wrestling Announcers Of All Time
1966-11-29
19
113 186
Mick Foley is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Wrestling Announcers Of All Time
1965-06-07
20
131 171
Tazz is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Wrestling Announcers Of All Time
1967-10-11
21
107 194
Booker Huffman is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Wrestling Announcers Of All Time
1965-03-01
22
75 120
Alfred Hayes is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Wrestling Announcers Of All Time
andy-lautenschleger added 1928-08-08
23
87 175
Matt Striker is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Wrestling Announcers Of All Time
1974-06-26
24
83 176
Eric Bischoff is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Wrestling Announcers Of All Time
1955-05-27
25
89 158
William Regal is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Wrestling Announcers Of All Time
1968-05-10