Entertainment 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
835 204
Randy Savage is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Wrestling Announcers Of All Time
1952-11-15

2
593 177
Gorilla Monsoon is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Wrestling Announcers Of All Time
1937-06-04

3
521 179
Jesse Ventura is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Wrestling Announcers Of All Time
1951-07-15

4
630 184
Gordon Solie is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Wrestling Announcers Of All Time
1929-01-26

5
590 165
Jim Ross is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Wrestling Announcers Of All Time
1952-01-03

6
484 179
Jerry Lawler is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Wrestling Announcers Of All Time
1949-11-29

7
471 156
Bobby Heenan is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Wrestling Announcers Of All Time
1944-11-01

8
337 201
CM Punk is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Wrestling Announcers Of All Time
1978-10-26

9
249 168
Joey Styles is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Wrestling Announcers Of All Time
1971-07-14

10
165 174
Tony Schiavone is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Wrestling Announcers Of All Time
1957-11-07

11
201 172
Jim Cornette is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Wrestling Announcers Of All Time
1961-09-17

12
218 164
Paul Heyman is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Wrestling Announcers Of All Time
1965-09-11

13
166 100
Gene Okerlund is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Wrestling Announcers Of All Time
andy-lautenschleger added 1942-11-29

14
233 193
Dusty Rhodes is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Wrestling Announcers Of All Time
1945-10-12

15
170 195
Michael Cole is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Wrestling Announcers Of All Time
1968-12-08

16
157 166
Vince McMahon is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Wrestling Announcers Of All Time
1945-08-24

17
123 160
Bob Caudle is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Wrestling Announcers Of All Time
Bob Caudle

18
117 187
John Layfield is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Wrestling Announcers Of All Time
1966-11-29

19
108 169
Mick Foley is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Wrestling Announcers Of All Time
1965-06-07

20
119 158
Tazz is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Wrestling Announcers Of All Time
1967-10-11

21
101 177
Booker Huffman is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Wrestling Announcers Of All Time
1965-03-01

22
67 109
Alfred Hayes is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Wrestling Announcers Of All Time
andy-lautenschleger added 1928-08-08

23
75 162
Eric Bischoff is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Wrestling Announcers Of All Time
1955-05-27

24
78 163
Matt Striker is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Wrestling Announcers Of All Time
1974-06-26

25
84 146
William Regal is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Wrestling Announcers Of All Time
1968-05-10