The term luchadore typically refers to the masked wrestlers that participate in the lucha libre style of wrestling in Mexico. Iconic performers like Rey Mysterio, Juventud Guerrera, and Psychosis helped bring international attention to the genre of wrestling when they worked for WCW. The culture has continued with Mexico’s top promotions like AAA and CMLL bringing attention to the rising stars in lucha libre.
Promotions like WWE, AEW, New Japan, and Ring of Honor have started trying to sign luchadores that have proven to be stars. Social media and the ability to watch wrestling easily allows wrestlers to create international buzz with every promotion wanting to sign the next big star. We will look at the best wrestlers to come from the world of lucha libre. These are the top ten luchadores in the world officially ranked.