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Wrestler who change their names

Almost every wrestler changes name in professional wrestling. However, this article provides a wrestling names list of those wrestlers which changed their names to most catchy ring names.

10: Scott Steiner:


Scott Steiner may seem to be a very decent name for any wrestler but not many people know that he once used “Big Poppa Pump”. Can it get any weirder?

9: Bray Wyatt:

Bray Wyatt

Before finally choosing an eye-catching Bray Wyatt as his ring name, Windham Rotunda had previously used Alex Rotunda, Husky Harris, Duke Rotundo and Alex Rutondo.

8: Roman Reigns:

Roman Reigns

Leati Joseph Anoa’I is another wrestling superstar who is famous with his catchy ring name of Roman Reigns. Previously he also used Joe Anoa’I and Roman Leakee.

7: Big Show:

Big Show

Paul Donald Wight Jr. has used names such as Big Show, The Giant, Paul Wight and The Big Nasty Bastard.

6: Dwayne Johnson:

Dwayne Johnson

He is currently the richest professional wrestler in the world and a Hollywood celebrity. However, Johnson also has an interesting history with nicknames. He used Rocky Maivia and Flex Kavana. However, he became most popular with “The Rock” and the whole world currently knows him with this ring name.

5: Vincent Kennedy “Vince” McMahon:

Vincent Kennedy Vince McMahon

He has been active in wrestling circles for almost half century now. Vincent McMahon is a former professional wrestler and the current CEO of WWE. So, he is a big celebrity but at the same time he chose a very decent ring name of Mr. McMahon. He also used Vince McMahon.

4: Steve Austin:


Current wrestling superstar Steve Austin is known as “Stone Cold”. However, he started his career as “Stunning” Steve Austin. He also used The Ringmaster but it did not become as popular as Stone Cold or Stunning.

3: John Cena:

John Cena

It is simply impossible for Cena to stay out of any wrestling-related list. Again, he is included in our list of wrestlers who changed their names. Even though he did not go through continuous change or had most weird name but still it was an interesting name transformation from “The Prototype” to “john Cena”.

2: Terry Gene Bollea AKA Hulk Hogan:

Hulk Hogan

Hulk Hogan is a previous generation wrestling superstar and he is considered to be among the most popular wrestlers of all times. However, he also gained popularity with his continuous name-changing along with his wrestling skills. He has used Terry Boulder, The Super Destroyer, Sterling Golden, Hulk Machine, Mr. America, Hollywood Hogan and Hollywood Hulk Hogan.

1: Glenn Thomas Jacobs:

Glenn Thomas Jacobs

Hardly anyone can ever beat Thomas Jacobs when it comes to changing ring names. Currently, he may be known by a very simple name “Kane” but Jacobs has a long history with names. Angus King, Diesel, Issac Yankem, Unibomb, Mike Unibomb, DDs, Bruiser Mastino, Doomsday and Christmas Creature, all these names were previously used by him in wrestling ring.  

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