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    The Definitive Ranking Of Every WWE Wrestler Of The 2000's

    It was a decade of massive change. From Attitude to PG, Stone Cold to John Cena, the Monday Night Wars to the Brand Split, and everything in between. These are the men and women who stepped into their spandex and helped make it happen through blood, sweat, and cheesy acting.

    First, a few notes.

    Who Qualifies: I ranked only superstars who were part of the active wrestling roster at some point between 2000 and 2009. This excludes other personnel such as valets, commentators, managers, general managers, and legends or celebrities making cameo appearances. Even though many of them saw ring time once in a while, if they weren't in a primarily-wrestling role at some point, they were not ranked.

    Wrestlers also had to have been part of the main roster, resulting in at least one match on RAW, Smackdown, ECW or a pay-per-view. Talent that was in OVW or FCW was excluded, despite making occasional appearances on secondary shows like Heat and Velocity.

    How They Were Ranked: Rankings were based on the quality of the wrestler's performance. Much of it came to in-ring ability, ring psychology, character, and storylines/feuds. This is somewhat unfair to the talented individuals who did not get much of a chance to shine, and for that their potential was somewhat considered, but ultimately it came down to what was actually proven.

    Also, only the years 2000-2009 (and in WWE) were considered. This means that work in other decades (80's, 90's, 10's) and in other promotions (WCW, ECW, TNA) was not part of the equation.

    238. The Heartthrobs

    237. Amish Roadkill

    236. Ernest "The Cat" Miller

    235. Mideon

    234. Ryan Braddock

    233. Tony Mamaluke

    232. The Gymini

    231. Mean Street Posse

    230. Kizarny

    229. Alicia Fox

    228. Kronik

    227. Buff Bagwell

    226. The Bellas

    225. Stacy Keibler

    224. Jesus

    223. Kelly Kelly

    222. CW Anderson

    221. Shawn Stasiak

    220. Braden Walker

    219. Nidia

    218. Torrie Wilson

    217. Dawn Marie

    216. Danny Doring

    215. The Headbangers

    214. Gangrel

    213. KC James & Idol Stevens

    212. Maria Kanellis

    211. The Dudebusters

    210. The Dicks

    209. Christy Hemme

    208. Johnny "The Bull" Stamboli

    207. Nathan Jones

    206. DJ Gabriel

    205. The Blue Meanie

    204. Eve Torres

    203. Ashley Massaro

    202. Layla El

    201. Eric Escobar

    200. The Boogeyman

    199. The Godfather

    198. Mike Awesome

    197. Gunner Scott

    196. Daniel Puder

    195. Colin Delaney

    194. Bam Neely

    193. Scotty Goldman

    192. Tyler Reks

    191. "Hacksaw" Jim Duggan

    190. Vance Archer

    189. Ricky Ortiz

    188. Big Daddy V

    187. British Bulldog

    186. The Basham Bros.

    185. The Highlanders

    184. Maven

    183. Hornswoggle

    182. Kenzo Suzuki

    181. Sylvester Terkay

    180. The Great Khali

    179. Bill DeMott

    178. Rodney Mack

    177. Spirit Squad

    176. Tyson Tomko

    175. Heidenreich

    174. Manu

    173. Haku

    172. Sakoda

    171. Rosey

    170. Curt Hawkins

    169. Mark Jindrak

    168. Ezekiel Jackson

    167. Zack Ryder

    166. Deuce & Domino

    165. Matt Morgan

    164. Jillian Hall

    163. Marcus Cor Von

    162. Luther Reigns

    161. Mike Knox

    160. Maryse

    159. Sylvain Grenier

    158. Rene Dupree

    157. Grandmaster Sexay

    156. Jacqueline

    155. Road Warrior Animal

    154. DH Smith

    153. Big Vito

    152. Orlando Jordan

    151. Farooq

    150. Candice Michelle

    149. Balls Mahoney

    148. Dave Taylor

    147. Daivari

    146. Big Bossman

    145. Yoshi Tatsu

    144. Bull Buchanan

    143. D'Lo Brown

    142. Christopher Nowinski

    141. Matt Striker

    140. Scotty 2 Hotty

    139. Kenny Dykstra

    138. Shannon Moore

    137. Chuck Palumbo

    136. Jesse

    135. Justin Credible

    134. Zach Gowen

    133. Taka Michinoku

    132. Jerry Lynn

    131. Simon Dean

    130. Katie Lea Burchill

    129. Hardcore Holly

    128. Rico Constantino

    127. Rob Conway

    126. Ultimo Dragon

    125. Crash Holly

    124. Perry Saturn

    123. Psichosis

    122. Juventud Guerrera

    121. Super Crazy

    120. Steve Blackman

    119. Kevin Thorn

    118. Joey Mercury

    117. Essa Rios

    116. Funaki

    115. Nunzio

    114. Vladimir Kozlov

    113. Michelle McCool

    112. Gene Snitsky

    111. Festus

    110. R-Truth

    109. Dean Malenko

    108. Elijah Burke

    107. Tyson Kidd

    106. Drew McIntyre

    105. Kid Kash

    104. Trevor Murdoch

    103. Lance Cade

    102. Primo Colon

    101. Tatanka

    100. Scott Hall

    99. Gail Kim

    98. Kanyon

    97. Eugene

    96. Mr. Perfect

    95. Stevie Richards

    94. Chris Masters

    93. Jimmy Wayne Yang

    92. Tazz

    91. A-Train

    90. Road Dogg

    89. Charlie Haas

    88. Al Snow

    87. Sandman

    86. Mark Henry

    85. Kevin Nash

    84. Raven

    83. Sheamus

    82. Ivory

    81. Chyna

    80. Billy Kidman

    79. Sabu

    78. Diamond Dallas Page

    77. Ted DiBiase Jr.

    76. Cody Rhodes

    75. Dolph Ziggler

    74. Val Venis

    73. Tommy Dreamer

    72. Paul Burchill

    71. X-Pac

    70. Scott Steiner

    69. Hulk Hogan

    68. Jamie Noble

    67. Rikishi

    66. Test

    65. Natalya Neidhart

    64. Melina

    63. Hurricane Helms

    62. Muhammad Hassan

    61. Evan Bourne

    60. Billy Gunn

    59. Spike Dudley

    58. Sean O'Haire

    57. The Miz

    56. Paul London

    55. Jazz

    54. Jack Swagger

    53. Cryme Tyme

    52. Lance Storm

    51. Santino Marella

    50. Brian Kendrick

    49. Goldust

    48. Rhyno

    47. John Bradshaw Layfield

    46. Chavo Guerrero

    45. Goldberg

    44. Tajiri

    43. Mr. Kennedy

    42. Bobby Lashley

    41. Finlay

    40. Molly Holly

    39. D-Von Dudley

    38. Bubba Ray Dudley

    37. Carlito

    36. Big Show

    35. Beth Phoenix

    34. Mickie James

    33. MVP

    32. Umaga

    31. Victoria

    30. Kofi Kingston

    29. Ric Flair

    28. Batista

    27. William Regal

    26. Matt Hardy

    25. John Morrison

    24. Christian

    23. Shelton Benjamin

    22. Mick Foley

    21. CM Punk

    20. Lita

    19. Trish Stratus

    18. Brock Lesnar

    17. Booker T

    16. Kane

    15. Randy Orton

    14. Jeff Hardy

    13. John Cena

    12. The Rock

    11. Rob Van Dam

    10. Stone Cold Steve Austin

    9. Chris Benoit

    Though his place on this list is determined by his in-ring career alone, he deserves no other accolades or praise.

    8. Rey Mysterio

    7. Triple H

    6. Kurt Angle

    5. Eddie Guerrero

    4. Edge

    3. Chris Jericho

    2. The Undertaker

    1. Shawn Michaels