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The Best WWE Heels Ever 

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Updated August 4, 2020 60.1k votes 4.6k voters 38.4k views 148 items

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
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Vince McMahon is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best WWE Heels Ever
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Roddy Piper is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best WWE Heels Ever
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Ted DiBiase is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best WWE Heels Ever
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Triple H is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best WWE Heels Ever
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Rick Rude is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best WWE Heels Ever
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Ric Flair is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best WWE Heels Ever
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Edge is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best WWE Heels Ever
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The Iron Sheik is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best WWE Heels Ever
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Chris Jericho is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best WWE Heels Ever
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Randy Orton is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best WWE Heels Ever
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CM Punk is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best WWE Heels Ever
Before he was an internet darling - there was the Straight Edge Society.

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Bobby Heenan is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best WWE Heels Ever
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Curt Hennig is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best WWE Heels Ever
It's angering when someone claims to be perfect and they are.

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#17 of 468 The Greatest Pro Wrestlers of All Time #10 of 86 The Best WWE Superstars of the '80s #673 of 753 People We Wish Were Still Alive

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Paul Heyman is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best WWE Heels Ever
Give this man a microphone and you'll love to hate him for life.

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#2 of 20 The Best Managers and Valets in WWE History #9 of 48 The Best Wrestling Announcers Of All Time

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The Miz is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best WWE Heels Ever
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Killer Kowalski is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best WWE Heels Ever
Killer Kowalski
Took off part of a man's ear with his knee.

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Billy Graham is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best WWE Heels Ever
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Ivan Koloff is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best WWE Heels Ever
Ivan Koloff
Ended Bruno's nearly eight-year reign as champion.

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Jerry Lawler is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best WWE Heels Ever
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Stephanie McMahon is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best WWE Heels Ever
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Shawn Michaels is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best WWE Heels Ever
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John Layfield is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best WWE Heels Ever
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Kane is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best WWE Heels Ever
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Eric Bischoff is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best WWE Heels Ever