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List of the best heels in history of WWE. These are some of the greatest bad guys that the wrestling world has ever seen. Though many of these WWE Superstars also shined brightly as "baby faces" (good guys) during their careers, they unquestionably will go down as some of the all time greats at making everyone in the WWE Universe hate them. A lot. Hate them so, so, much.

From active wrestlers, to corporate figureheads, to managers, the art of the heel is under appreciated in a lot of wrestling circles. It takes guts to make the people hate you. More importantly, it takes skill to pull it off. 

So what do you think, Rankermaniacs? Who is the best heel in WWE history? Vote for your favorite bad guy now!
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1
1,324 295
Randy Savage is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best WWE Heels Ever
nico added 1952-11-15

2
834 274
Rick Rude is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best WWE Heels Ever
1958-12-07 - No man should be that ravishing.

3
861 240
Ted DiBiase is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best WWE Heels Ever
1954-01-18 - Virgil.

4
756 272
The Iron Sheik is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best WWE Heels Ever
1940-03-15 - Not American.

5
708 240
Roddy Piper is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best WWE Heels Ever
1954-04-17 - The original Jerry Springer. 

6
658 252
Jake Roberts is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best WWE Heels Ever
1955-05-30 - snakes are gross.

7
546 275
Ivan Koloff is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best WWE Heels Ever
1942-08-25 - Ended Bruno's nearly eight-year reign as champion.

8
597 268
Killer Kowalski is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best WWE Heels Ever
1926-08-13 - Took off part of a man's ear with his knee.

9
477 251
Billy Graham is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best WWE Heels Ever
1943-06-07 - Cheated to beat Bruno Sammartino by using the ropes. Uncalled for.

10
620 210
Vince McMahon is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best WWE Heels Ever
1945-08-24 - The Vince McMahon Kiss My Ass Club.

11
499 258
CM Punk is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best WWE Heels Ever
1978-10-26 - Before he was an internet darling - there was the Straight Edge Society.

12
409 185
Curt Hennig is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best WWE Heels Ever
1958-03-28 - It's angering when someone claims to be perfect and they are.

13
385 125
Ric Flair is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best WWE Heels Ever
steve-pessanha added 1949-02-25

14
363 241
Jerry Lawler is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best WWE Heels Ever
1949-11-29 - He's not really a king. Liar.

15
332 215
Classy Freddie Blassie is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best WWE Heels Ever
PENCIL NECKED GEEK!

16
463 179
Triple H is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best WWE Heels Ever
1969-07-27 - He's beaten everyone you've ever liked.

17
409 184
Edge is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best WWE Heels Ever
1973-10-30 - Speared Mick Foley through a burning table.

18
373 190
Randy Orton is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best WWE Heels Ever
1980-04-01 - Total douche.

19
413 233
Don Muraco is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best WWE Heels Ever
1949-09-10 - He walked the walk we just hated the talk.

20
313 137
Bobby Heenan is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best WWE Heels Ever
1944-11-01 - Dastardly. 

21
337 139
Chris Jericho is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best WWE Heels Ever
1970-11-09 - The Ayatollah of super duper annoying-ollah. 

22
361 166
Paul Heyman is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best WWE Heels Ever
1965-09-11 - Give this man a microphone and you'll love to hate him for life.

23
319 214
Nikolai Volkoff is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best WWE Heels Ever
1947-10-14 - Red.

24
208 166
Jimmy Hart is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best WWE Heels Ever
slaft added 1944-01-01

25
220 158
Mr. Fuji is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best WWE Heels Ever
slaft added 1935-05-04

26
244 190
Harley Race is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best WWE Heels Ever
1943-04-11 - Forced people to bow to him when he was the King of the Ring.

27
319 206
Sgt. Slaughter is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best WWE Heels Ever
1948-08-27 - Deserter.

28
256 176
Vickie Guerrero is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best WWE Heels Ever
1968-04-16 - EXCCCUUSSSSEEEE MEEEEEE!!!!!

29
183 163
The Crusher is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best WWE Heels Ever
slaft added 1926-07-11

30
253 148
Stephanie McMahon is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best WWE Heels Ever
1976-09-24 - Demon-spawn. And that thing Chris Jericho used to call her.

31
198 160
Jesse Ventura is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best WWE Heels Ever
slaft added 1951-07-15

32
252 139
Shawn Michaels is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best WWE Heels Ever
1965-07-22 - Montreal. Screw. Job.

33
269 158
John Layfield is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best WWE Heels Ever
1966-11-29 - Probably the most irritating champion in WWE history.

34
228 84
The Miz is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best WWE Heels Ever
edward-king added 1980-10-08

35
220 170
Brock Lesnar is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best WWE Heels Ever
1977-07-12 - Leave Undertaker alone you weird monster.

36
234 110
Kane is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best WWE Heels Ever
1967-04-26 - He lit Jim Ross on fire.

37
204 142
Eric Bischoff is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best WWE Heels Ever
1955-05-27 - Sleazy-E. The cross-promotional scumbag.

38
146 170
George Steele is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best WWE Heels Ever
slaft added 1937-04-16 - "The Animal"

39
193 130
Gorgeous George is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best WWE Heels Ever
1915-03-24 - No one cares that you're gorgeous.

40
172 134
Seth Rollins is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best WWE Heels Ever
gavin-moses added 1986-05-28

41
223 114
Undertaker is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best WWE Heels Ever
1977-01-01 - Almost married Stephanie McMahon after tying her to a weird crucifix thing.

42
139 81
Honky Tonk Man is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best WWE Heels Ever
steve-pessanha added

43
117 128
Stan Hansen is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best WWE Heels Ever
slaft added 1949-08-29 - "Give him the lariat Stan"

44
139 67
The Rock is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best WWE Heels Ever
ahmed-maklad added

45
152 125
Hulk Hogan is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best WWE Heels Ever
starks added 1953-08-11

46
195 124
André the Giant is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best WWE Heels Ever
1946-05-19 - Don't betray the Hulkster, dude.

47
148 109
Jim Cornette is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best WWE Heels Ever
1961-09-17 - Never saw a match he didn't want to interfere in.

48
127 147
Dave Bautista is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best WWE Heels Ever
1969-01-18 - Don't switch careers or you'll be booed.

49
129 106
Paul Orndorff is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best WWE Heels Ever
1949-10-29 - Again, don't betray the Hulkster. It's the golden rule.

50
100 116
Lou Albano is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best WWE Heels Ever
slaft added 1933-07-29