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The Best WWE King of the Ring Champions

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This is a list of the best WWE King of the Ring champions, or winners, or kings.

The WWE King of the Ring Tournament was one of the most exciting tournaments in all of sports entertainment. In fact, it was essentially the only tournament that you would be able to look forward to every year besides the weird number one contender tournaments that seem to happen at random every few months. The interesting thing about the King of the Ring (that rhymed, handle it) and more specifically being crowned "King of the Ring" is that it really never meant anything. You aren't the champion. You aren't the number one contender. You're just, like, The King. Which is weird, but fun! Especially when winners would use it as a part of their character like Macho Man Randy Savage rebranding himself "Macho King." Or Booker T, and King Mabel constantly being paraded around on the King of the Ring throne.

In the end the King of the Ring was a whole lot of sound and fury signifying absolutely nothing. But that's what wrestling is anyway. sort of. BUT IT'S THE BEST SO DON'T WORRY ABOUT IT. Vote for who you think the greatest King of the Ring Champion of all time is. Who's at the top of your list?!
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  • Crowned: 1987
    • Nationality: Italy, United States of America
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  • Crowned: 1986
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    • Bret Hart is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best WWE King of the Ring Champions
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      Crowned: 1991 and 1993
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      • Owen Hart is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best WWE King of the Ring Champions
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        Crowned: 1994
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