The 25 Greatest Managers of All Time

20. Paul Jones

Paul Jones is best remembered for being a Manager and the leader of “Paul Jones’ Army” in NWA Jim Crockett Promotions from 1984 to 1988.

The most famous Wrestlers managed by Paul Jones:

• The Assassins

• Baron Von Raschke

• The Barbarian

• The Warlord

• Superstar Billy Graham

• Shaska Whatley

• Ivan Koloff

• Manny Fernandez

• Rick Rude


19. Ted Dibiase

“The Million Dollar Man” Ted Dibiase is best remembered for being a Manager and leader of the “Million Dollar Corporation” stable in the WWF World Wrestling Federation from 1994 to 1996.

The most famous Wrestlers managed by Ted Dibiase:

• I.R.S. Irwin R. Schyster

• King Kong Bundy

• Bam Bam Bigelow

• Tatanka

• Sycho Sid

• Nikolai Volkoff

• 1-2-3 Kid

• “The Ringmaster” Steve Austin

• Kama

• Fake Undertaker

• Xanta Klaus


18. Harvey Wippleman

Harvey Wippleman is best remembered for being a Manager in the WWF World Wrestling Federation from 1991 to 1995, and as Downtown Bruno in the Memphis Territory (CWA / USWA) in the 80s and 90s.

The most famous Wrestlers managed by Harvey Wippleman / Downtown Bruno:

• Sid Justice

• Giant Gonzalez

• The Warlord

• Kamala

• Adam Bomb

• Big Bully Busick

• Well Dunn

• Jeff Gaylord

• Mr. Hughes

• Kwang

• The Brooklyn Brawler

• Bertha Faye

• Badd Company

• Glenn Kulka


17. Teddy Long

Teddy Long is best remembered for being a Manager in WCW World Championship Wrestling from 1989 to 1996, and in the WWE World Wrestling Entertainment from 2003 to 2004.

The most famous Wrestlers managed by Teddy Long:

• Doom

• Rodney Mack

• The Skyscrapers

• Mark Henry

• Johnny B. Badd

• Ice Train

• Jazz

• Norman The Lunatic

• D’Lo Brown

• Mark Callous

• Sgt. Craig Pittman

• Jim Powers


16. Slick

“The Doctor of Style” Slick is best remembered for being a Manager in the WWF World Wrestling Federation from 1986 to 1993.

The most famous Wrestlers managed by Slick:

• The Iron Sheik

• Nikolai Volkoff

• Hercules

• Paul Roma

• Kamala

• Butch Reed

• Boris Zhukov

• Big Boss Man

• Akeem / The One Man Gang

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