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5 White Wrestlers That Black People Love, Ranked

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5. Bobby “The Brain” Heenan

The late wrestler was smarmy and hilarious — as good a roaster as any Black person you’ve ever played the dozens with. Maybe that’s why he was so beloved. Or maybe it’s because he always knew Hulk Hogan was a POS.

4. “Stone Cold” Steve Austin

This man’s whole career was goals: He beat up his boss, cursed and got drunk on the job, and wore a hoop earring and a gold chain. Plus, he rocked a baldie with a goatee and was the #1 stunner long before Birdman.

3. Chyna

She gave an entire generation of women representation in a male-dominated industry. Pay homage to a legend!

2. Dusty Rhodes

Man rocked the curl kit to perfection and had more flavor than just about anyone in the game. He also said things like “I have wined and dined with kings and queens, but I’ve slept in alleys and dined on pork and beans,” which is a damn bar.

1. Ric Flair

The king of wrestling drip was all about bling, style, and excess — just like your favorite rapper. He’s shown up in a music video with Offset (who dedicated a whole song to his flamboyance), has been name-checked by everyone from Killer Mike to Pusha-T, and even has a shoe dropping with Damian Lillard. Can we get a wooo!?

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