Wrestling The Best WWE Heels Ever  

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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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Randy Savage is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best WWE Heels Ever
nico added Randy Savage 1952-11-15

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

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The Iron Sheik is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best WWE Heels Ever
The Iron Sheik 1940-03-15 - Not American.

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Ted DiBiase is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best WWE Heels Ever
Ted DiBiase 1954-01-18 - Virgil.

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Jake Roberts is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best WWE Heels Ever
Jake "The Snake" Roberts 1955-05-30 - snakes are gross.

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648 225
Roddy Piper is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best WWE Heels Ever
Roddy Piper 1954-04-17 - The original Jerry Springer. 

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534 248
Ivan Koloff is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best WWE Heels Ever
Ivan Koloff 1942-08-25 - Ended Bruno's nearly eight-year reign as champion.

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586 244
Killer Kowalski is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best WWE Heels Ever
Killer Kowalski 1926-08-13 - Took off part of a man's ear with his knee.

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

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

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

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

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Classy Freddie Blassie is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best WWE Heels Ever
Classy Freddie Blassie PENCIL NECKED GEEK!

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

The Greatest Pro Wrestlers of All Time

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Ric Flair is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best WWE Heels Ever
steve-pessanha added Ric Flair 1949-02-25

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

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Don Muraco is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best WWE Heels Ever
Don Muraco 1949-09-10 - He walked the walk we just hated the talk.

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355 168
Edge is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best WWE Heels Ever
Edge 1973-10-30 - Speared Mick Foley through a burning table.

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Randy Orton is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best WWE Heels Ever
Randy Orton 1980-04-01 - Total douche.

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

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Nikolai Volkoff is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best WWE Heels Ever
Nikolai Volkoff 1947-10-14 - Red.

The Best Hispanic Actresses of All Time

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

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Chris Jericho is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best WWE Heels Ever
Chris Jericho 1970-11-09 - The Ayatollah of super duper annoying-ollah. 

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

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Harley Race is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best WWE Heels Ever
Harley Race 1943-04-11 - Forced people to bow to him when he was the King of the Ring.

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Mr. Fuji is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best WWE Heels Ever
slaft added Mr. Fuji 1935-05-04

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

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The Crusher is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best WWE Heels Ever
slaft added The Crusher 1926-07-11

The Best Finishing Moves in Wrestling History

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Vickie Guerrero is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best WWE Heels Ever
Vickie Guerrero 1968-04-16 - EXCCCUUSSSSEEEE MEEEEEE!!!!!

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Jesse Ventura is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best WWE Heels Ever
slaft added Jesse Ventura 1951-07-15

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Stephanie McMahon is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best WWE Heels Ever
Stephanie McMahon 1976-09-24 - Demon-spawn. And that thing Chris Jericho used to call her.

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

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

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Kane is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best WWE Heels Ever
Kane 1967-04-26 - He lit Jim Ross on fire.

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Eric Bischoff is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best WWE Heels Ever
Eric Bischoff 1955-05-27 - Sleazy-E. The cross-promotional scumbag.

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Brock Lesnar is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best WWE Heels Ever
Brock Lesnar 1977-07-12 - Leave Undertaker alone you weird monster.

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George Steele is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best WWE Heels Ever
slaft added George Steele 1937-04-16 - "The Animal"

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The Miz is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best WWE Heels Ever
edward-king added The Miz 1980-10-08

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

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

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Stan Hansen is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best WWE Heels Ever
slaft added Stan Hansen 1949-08-29 - "Give him the lariat Stan"

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

Olympic Athletes Born in Indiana

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Undertaker is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best WWE Heels Ever
Undertaker 1977-01-01 - Almost married Stephanie McMahon after tying her to a weird crucifix thing.

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

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André the Giant is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best WWE Heels Ever
André the Giant 1946-05-19 - Don't betray the Hulkster, dude.

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Hulk Hogan is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best WWE Heels Ever
starks added "Hollywood" Hulk Hogan 1953-08-11

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

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Paul Orndorff is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best WWE Heels Ever
Paul Orndorff 1949-10-29 - Again, don't betray the Hulkster. It's the golden rule.

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Dave Bautista is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best WWE Heels Ever
Batista 1969-01-18 - Don't switch careers or you'll be booed.

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