Like any other sports in the world, WWE wrestling is also dominated by men. Although, the game is distinguished by the male wrestlers, women wrestlers are taking part and making a good impact now a days. The female wrestlers not only dominate other women in the ring, they also stand to fight against the men wrestlers. The revolution of female wrestling didn’t happen over night. It took years to be so impactful into the ring. There are hundreds of female wrestlers who have tried to make their mark into the WWE era. Today, we will bring some of them mentioning as the greatest female wrestlers in WWE history.
Wrestling is a tough game. The wrestlers should have to be toughest enough to survive into the ring. Famous female wrestlers compete equally with the strong males to reign the wrestling world. The female wrestling is also very entertaining among the wrestling fans. Here is the list of top 10 greatest female wrestlers in WWE. Just scroll through the list and find your favourite female wrestlers.
Top 10 Greatest Female Wrestlers in WWE
All these 10 female wrestlers are supremely talented, strong and tough, who don’t rely on their intense sex appeal and looks. All of them have fought hard to prove themselves worthy of being the greatest. The list was made not considering their hottest looks, but their performance and success and in- ring abilities. So, here is the top 10 greatest female wrestlers in WWE.
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10. Stacy Keibler
With the most beautiful legs in the wrestling history, Stacy Keibler is also one of the greatest female wrestlers in WWE. She was also considered as the most beautiful female wrestler. Stacy Keibler started her wrestling career at the age of 19. While attending at school, Keibler acted as a WCW’s nitro girl. She also performed as a cheerleader for Baltimore Ravens. She continued to be a successful female wrestler in WCW under the name of Miss Hancock. She earned many achievements at WWE too and there she became the Champion Diva. At WWE, she wrestled divas like Gail Kim and Jillian Hill and guided the careers of The Hurricane and Scott Steiner. She left WWE in 2006 and eventually ended up as a participator in TV’s “Dancing with the Stars” program.
9. Sensational Sherri Martel
Sherri Martel spent most of her wrestling career in AWA. There she used to kick the head and pull the hair of Candi Devine, Madusa Miceili and anyone who got in her way. Sensational Sherri achieved AWA Women’s Championship three times. Her name has been inducted in 2006 World Wrestling Hall of Fame. She defeated The Fabulous Moolah at her WWE debut in 1987. She managed many famous wrestlers like Randy Savage, Ted DiBiase and Shawn Michaels. Sherri Martel retired from wrestling in 2006. The greatest female wrestler died at her mother’s residence in Alabama the next year.
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8. Torrie Wilson
Torrie Wilson is an American super model and retired professional female wrestler. She achieved Golden Thong Award in 2002. In 2001, she made her appearance in WWE, where she achieved many successes. She was the most high profile figure in WWE. She has been an integral part of the all-female stable, known as “Vince’s Devils”. Wilson was regularly teamed with WCW performer Stacy Keibler. She appeared on the cover of Playboy magazine in 2003. Later in 2006, she also earned fame by popping up into FHM’s cover. Torrie Wilson retired from wrestling in 2008. She dated MLB player Alex Rodriguez from 2011 to 2015. From her early childhood, she is a Hulk Hogan fan.
7. Mickie James
Mickie James is one of the greatest female wrestlers in WWE, who has got an unique combination of athleticism and power. From TNA to WWE, she has achieved many championship titles during her wrestling career. She is best remembered for her feud with Trish Stratus. Mickie James won TNA Knockout championship three times and 2013 TNA World cup with United States. She is the only female wrestler in WWE history, who won women’s championship, WWE Diva and TNA championships simultaneously. She was ranked no. 1 female wrestler in 2009 by Pro Wrestling Illustrated magazine.
6. Mae Young
Mae Young is an influential pioneer of world female wrestling. She began professional wrestling in 1939 and helped to increase the popularity of female wrestling during World War II. Today, after 70 years later, she still bumps around the best wrestlers. The professional wrestling Hall of Famer has an unbelievable durability, which is the attribution of her during the Great Depression. She is the first grappler to attend wrestling events in nine different decades. Mae Young got retired from WWE in 2010 and she died in 2014 at the age of 90.
5. The Fabulous Moolah
Mary Lillian Ellison was better known for her ring name “The Fabulous Moolah”. She was considered as the best female wrestler for several decades. Fabulous Moolah was holding the women’s championship for nearly 30 years and became the longest reigning champion for any sport. She was the first WWF women’s champion and held the title total four times in her career. She also acted as a prominent wrestling trainer and promoter for female wrestling later in her life. The Fabulous Moolah got retired from wrestling in 2007 and died from heart attack the same year at the age of 84. She is undoubtedly one of the greatest female wrestlers in WWE.
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Chyna has crossed many boundaries than any other female wrestler. She joined WWF in 1997 and was billed as “Ninth Wonder of the World”. Chyna became the first women to enter the Royal Rumble. Soon, she had made herself the number one contender to the WWF championship by defeating prominent male wrestlers like Triple H, Kurt Angle and Chris Jericho. She achieved WWF Intercontinental Championship two times in her career. She was a very dominant female wrestler during her time. Chyna has been spotted at no. 4 in our list of top 10 greatest female wrestlers in WWE.
The retired professional wrestler, Sable began to work with WWE in 1996. She was the second WWF Women’s champion and one of the first WWE Divas. She was also the 1997 Slammy Award winner and gained much popularity as one of the greatest female wrestlers in WWE. Sable has been featured on the cover of Playboy magazine for a record three times. Sable was trained by Marc Mero and became a prolific female wrestler in WWE. She announced her retirement from WWE in 2004.
Lita was a supremely agile and an incredibly talented female wrestler in WWE. She was the true evidence of “Beauty and the Beast” inside the ring. She achieved WWE Women championship four times in her career. Lita is considered as one of the most successful female wrestlers in the history of WWE. Her name was inducted in the WWE Hall of Fame in 2014. Lita vs Trish Stratus was regarded as the best women’s matches in WWE. After her retirement in 2006, Lita formed the Punk Rock band named “The Luchagors” and released her debut album in 2007.
1. Trish Stratus:
Trish Stratus is the greatest female wrestler in WWE. She is an unique combination of beauty, power and rare skills into the rings. She won WWE women’s championship a total seven times, which made her the most successful female wrestler. She was also awarded the “Diva of the Decade” and “WWE Babe of the year” three times. She managed several famous wrestlers such as Kurt Angle, Christian, Chris Jericho, Jeff Hardy and Triple H. Besides wrestling, she appeared on the cover of numerous magazines, which earned her enormous popularity. She got retired in 2006 and now engaged in social welfare works.