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Lists the various WWE wrestlers active during the Rock 'N' Wrestling Era, from January 23, 1984 through April 4, 1993. Please limit associated tropes to that wrestler's time in WWE.


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    A 

Arn Anderson (Marty Lunde) 1988-1989, 2001-

    B 

The Barbarian/Headshrinker Sionne (Sionne Vailahi) 1988-1992, 1994-1995

Brutus Beefcake (Edward Harrison Leslie) 1984-1993

The Berzerker (John Nord) 1991-1993

The Big Bossman (Raymond Walter "Ray" Traylor, Jr.) 1988-1993, 1998-2003

Bam Bam Bigelow (Scott Charles Bigelow) 1987-1988, 1992-1995

B. Brian Blair 1984-1988

Tully Blanchard (Tully Arthur Blanchard) 1988-1989, 2006

The British Bulldog (David "Davey" Boy Smith) 1984-1988, 1990-1992, 1994-1997, 1999-2000

"Jumpin'" Jim Brunzell 1984-1993

King Kong Bundy (Chris Pallies) 1985-1987, 1994-1995

Big Bully Busick (Nick Busick) 1991

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    C 

Cousin Junior (Lanny Kean) 1984-1985

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Cousin Luke (Gene Petit) 1985-1987

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    D 

"Hacksaw" Jim Duggan (James Edward Duggan) 1987-1993, 2005-2009

    E 

Earthquake/Golga (John Anthony Tenta) 1989-1993, 1994, 1998-1999

    F 

Ric Flair (Richard Morgan "Ric" Fliehr) 1991-1993, 2001-2009, 2012-

    G 

Duane Gill/Gillberg (Duane Gill) 1991-1994, 1998-2000, 2017

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    H 

Haku (Tonga 'Uli'uli Fifita) 1985-1992, 2001

Bret Hart (Bret Sergeant Hart) 1984-1997, 2010

Owen Hart (Owen James Hart) 1988-1989, 1991-1999

Hercules Hernandez (Raymond "Ray" Fernandez) 1985-1992

Hillbilly Jim (Jim Morris) 1984-1997

The Honky Tonk Man (Roy Wayne Farris) 1986-1991, 1997–1998, 2001, 2008

    J 

Marty Jannetty (Frederick Marty Jannetty) 1987, 1988-1992, 1992-1994, 1995-1996, 2005-2007, 2009

Junkyard Dog (Sylvester Ritter) 1984-1988

    K 

Kamala the Ugandan Giant (James Harper Harris), 1984, 1986-1987, 1992-1993

Dynamite Kid (Thomas "Tom" Billington) 1984-1988

Corporal Kirchner (Mike Kirchner) 1986-1987

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    M 

Shawn Michaels (Michael Shawn Hickenbottom) 1988-2010

The Missing Link (Byron James John Robertson) 1985

The Mountie (Jacques Rougeau Jr.) 1986-1994, 1998

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    N 

Nailz (Kevin Wacholz) 1992

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  • Arch-Enemy: Big Bossman
  • Ax-Crazy
  • Cassandra Truth: His claims that Bossman was an evil, abusive prick based on how he treated him in his time behind bars fell completely on deaf ears at the time despite Bossman saying nothing to deny them. Years later, Bossman took part in the Attitude Era as Vince McMahon's corrupt SWAT enforcer and pretty much proved he was capable of everything Nailz claimed.
  • Catch-Phrase: "Who's the boss now, Boss Man?!"
  • Finishing Move: Strangle Sleeper
  • Institutional Apparel: Despite being released from prison, Nailz still wore his prisoner uniform at all times.
  • Large Ham: Even by wrestling standards. Nailz would scream/growl every line of dialogue while often frothing at the mouth.

Jim Neidhart (James Henry "Jim" Neidhart) 1985-1992, 1994-1997, 2007

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    O 

The One Man Gang/Akeem (George Gray) 1987-1990

Outback Jack (Peter Stilsbury) 1986-1988

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    P 

"Rowdy" Roddy Piper (Roderick George "Roddy" Toombs) 1984-1996, 2003, 2005-2015

"Leaping" Lanny Poffo/The Genius (Lanny Mark Poffo) 1985-1992

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Jim Powers (James Manley) 1984-1994

    R 

Harley Race 1986-1989

Razor Ramon/Scott Hall (Scott Oliver Hall) 1992-1996, 2002

Dustin Rhodes/Goldust (Dustin Patrick Runnels) 1990-1991, 1995-1999, 2001-2003, 2005-2006, 2008-2012, 2013-

Dusty Rhodes (Virgil Riley Runnels, Jr.) 1989-1991, 2005-2007, 2009-2015

Jake "The Snake" Roberts (Aurelian Smith, Jr.) 1986-1992, 1996-1997

Mike Rotunda/Irwin R. Schyster (Lawrence Michael "Mike" Rotunda) 1984-1987, 1991-1995

Raymond "Ray" Rougeau 1986-2002, 2017-

Rick Rude (Richard Erwin "Rick" Rood) 1987-1990, 1997

    S 

"Macho Man" Randy Savage (Randall Mario "Randy" Poffo) 1985-1994

Buzz Sawyer (Bruce Woyan) 1984

Sid Justice/Sycho Sid (Sidney Raymond "Sid" Eudy) 1991-1992, 1995-1997, 2012

Skinner (Stephen Paul "Steve" Keirn) 1991-1993, 2007-

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Dan Spivey/Waylon Mercy 1985-1988, 1995

Ricky "The Dragon" Steamboat (Richard Henry Blood, Sr.) 1985-1988, 1991, 2009

Scott Steiner (Scott Carl Rechsteiner) 1992-1994, 2002-2004

    T 

The Tonga Kid/Islander Tama (Samuel Larry Anoa'i Fatu) 1984-1988

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    U 

The Ultimate Warrior (Warrior FKA James Brian Hellwig) 1987-1992, 1996

Uncle Elmer (Stan Frazier) 1985-1986

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The Undertaker (Mark William Callaway) 1990-2017

    V 

Mad Dog Vachon (Maurice Vachon) 1984-1985

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Virgil (Mike Jones) 1987-1994, 2010

Kerry Von Erich (Kerry Gene Adkisson) 1990-1992

    W 

Koko B Ware (James Ware) 1986-1994

Barry Windham (Barry Clinton Windham) 1984–1985, 1989, 1996-1998

     Y 

Yokozuna (Rodney Agatupu Anoa'i) 1992-1996

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