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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
608 180
Gorilla Monsoon is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Wrestling Announcers Of All Time
1937-06-04
2
840 214
Randy Savage is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Wrestling Announcers Of All Time
1952-11-15
3
532 180
Jesse Ventura is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Wrestling Announcers Of All Time
1951-07-15
4
637 189
Gordon Solie is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Wrestling Announcers Of All Time
1929-01-26
5
612 168
Jim Ross is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Wrestling Announcers Of All Time
1952-01-03
6
497 183
Jerry Lawler is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Wrestling Announcers Of All Time
1949-11-29
7
487 156
Bobby Heenan is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Wrestling Announcers Of All Time
1944-11-01
8
346 207
CM Punk is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Wrestling Announcers Of All Time
1978-10-26
9
260 170
Joey Styles is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Wrestling Announcers Of All Time
1971-07-14
10
172 180
Tony Schiavone is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Wrestling Announcers Of All Time
1957-11-07
11
208 175
Jim Cornette is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Wrestling Announcers Of All Time
1961-09-17
12
228 167
Paul Heyman is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Wrestling Announcers Of All Time
1965-09-11
13
175 101
Gene Okerlund is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Wrestling Announcers Of All Time
andy-lautenschleger added 1942-11-29
14
238 197
Dusty Rhodes is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Wrestling Announcers Of All Time
1945-10-12
15
173 205
Michael Cole is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Wrestling Announcers Of All Time
1968-12-08
16
162 175
Vince McMahon is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Wrestling Announcers Of All Time
1945-08-24
17
126 165
Bob Caudle is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Wrestling Announcers Of All Time
Bob Caudle
18
112 174
Mick Foley is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Wrestling Announcers Of All Time
1965-06-07
19
118 199
John Layfield is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Wrestling Announcers Of All Time
1966-11-29
20
125 164
Tazz is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Wrestling Announcers Of All Time
1967-10-11
21
105 185
Booker Huffman is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Wrestling Announcers Of All Time
1965-03-01
22
69 114
Alfred Hayes is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Wrestling Announcers Of All Time
andy-lautenschleger added 1928-08-08
23
78 167
Eric Bischoff is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Wrestling Announcers Of All Time
1955-05-27
24
80 169
Matt Striker is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Wrestling Announcers Of All Time
1974-06-26
25
87 150
William Regal is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Wrestling Announcers Of All Time
1968-05-10