Monday, December 30, 2013

WCW Winning Percentages by Year (1989-2001)

Information was collected from CageMatch for "World Championship Wrestling".  The results filled in some gaps that I had in my WCW data (particularly TV taping) but I think this exercise was not nearly as complete as the WWF version that I posted a few days ago (and also appeared on reddit and Voices of Wrestling).


(To be included on this chart, a wrestler needed at least 30 non-rumble matches in a single year.  Someone like Kevin Nash was active in 1997, but this dataset only had 28 matches for them that year.)


Records

More than 1,000 matches
Sting: 1037 matches (792-190-47 and 8 rumble victories) = 81% win

More than 700 matches
Lex Luger: 776 matches (544-163-62 and 7 rumble victories) = 77% win
Rick Steiner: 729 matches (533-125-67 and 4 rumble victories) = 81% win

More than 500 matches
Ric Flair: 658 matches (343-281-33 and 1 rumble victory) = 55% win
Buff Bagwell: 631 matches (356-259-16) = 58% win
Booker T: 604 matches (377-201-26) = 65% win
Bobby Eaton: 600 matches (210-356-34) = 37% win
Arn Anderson: 590 matches (261-287-42) = 48% win
Scott Steiner: 580 matches (411-115-52 and 2 rumble victories) = 78% win
Dustin Rhodes: 570 matches (418-114-37 and 1 rumble victory) = 79% win
Diamond Dallas Page: 556 matches (330-208-17 and 1 rumble victory) = 61% win

More than 400 matches
Chris Benoit: 482 matches (303-145-33 and 1 rumble victory) = 68% win
Brian Pillman: 472 matches (292-160-20) = 65% win
Stevie Ray: 465 matches (215-226-23 and 1 rumble victory) = 49% win
Steve Austin: 462 matches (206-207-49) = 50% win
Kevin Nash: 450 matches (215-202-31 and 2 rumble victories) = 52% win
Johnny B Badd: 413 matches (289-113-11) = 72% win
Barry Windham: 413 matches (222-177-14) = 56% win

More than 300 matches
Lord Steven Regal: 385 matches (172-176-37) = 49% win
Billy Kidman: 383 matches (215-154-14) = 58% win
Konnan: 383 matches (280-95-8) = 75% win
Brian Knobbs: 369 matches (230-126-13) = 65% win
Disco Inferno: 359 matches (122-231-6) = 35% win
Dean Malenko: 358 matches (230-111-15 and 2 rumble victories) = 67% win
Ricky Steamboat: 350 matches (232-101-15 and 2 rumble victories) = 70% win
Rey Mysterio Jr: 343 matches (229-101-13) = 69% win
Ron Simmons: 337 matches (239-82-16) = 74% win
Alex Wright: 334 matches (184-140-10) = 57% win
Brad Armstrong: 314 matches (142-166-6) = 46% win
Michael Hayes: 313 matches (144-159-9 and 1 rumble victory) = 48% win
Scott Hall: 311 matches (126-162-22 and 1 rumble victory) = 44% win
Juventud Guerrera: 309 matches (155-145-9) = 52% win
Chris Jericho: 302 matches (168-124-8 and 2 rumble victories) = 58% win
Eddie Guerrero: 300 matches (177-112-11) = 61% win

More than 200 matches
Vader: 291 matches (166-107-17 and 1 rumble victory) = 61% win
Goldberg: 289 matches (252-21-15 and 1 rumble victory) = 92% win
The Z-Man: 284 matches (167-107-10) = 61% win
Terry Taylor: 281 matches (120-146-15) = 45% win
Chavo Guerrero Jr: 280 matches (125-149-5 and 1 rumble victory) = 46% win
Jim Duggan: 275 matches (185-79-11) = 70% win
Paul Orndorff: 273 matches (119-148-6) = 45% win
Jerry Sags: 273 matches (183-82-8) = 69% win
Perry Saturn: 271 matches (167-98-6) = 63% win
The Barbarian: 268 matches (131-130-7) = 50% win
Sid Vicious: 268 matches (131-120-16 and 1 rumble victory) = 52% win
Meng: 268 matches (155-98-15) = 61% win
Hugh Morrus: 264 matches (130-126-8) = 51% win
The Giant: 263 matches (155-90-17 and 1 rumble victory) = 63% win
Jeff Jarrett: 253 matches (142-104-7) = 58% win
Ricky Morton: 244 matches (125-111-8) = 53% win
Ernest Miller: 231 matches (168-58-5) = 74% win
Cactus Jack: 228 matches (103-115-10) = 47% win
Rick Rude: 226 matches (117-105-3 and 1 rumble victory) = 53% win
Kevin Sullivan: 226 matches (123-87-16) = 59% win
Randy Savage: 220 matches (125-78-16 and 1 rumble victory) = 62% win
Prince Iaukea: 214 matches (97-115-2) = 46% win
Curt Hennig: 214 matches (86-119-9) = 42% win
Shane Douglas: 209 matches (136-65-8) = 68% win
Fit Finlay: 207 matches (100-97-9 and 1 rumble victory) = 51% win
Van Hammer: 206 matches (129-68-7 and 2 rumble victories) = 65% win
Scotty Riggs: 206 matches (76-127-3) = 37% win
Jimmy Garvin: 206 matches (96-102-8) = 48% win
Steve Armstrong: 204 matches (77-126-1) = 38% win
Psychosis: 202 matches (74-122-6) = 38% win
Ray Traylor: 201 matches (103-94-4) = 52% win
Chris Kanyon: 201 matches (67-124-10) = 35% win

More than 100 matches
Mike Rotunda: 192 matches (94-92-6) = 51% win
Larry Zbyszko: 187 matches (68-109-9 and 1 rumble victory) = 38% win
Brian Adams: 185 matches (78-99-7 and 1 rumble victory) = 44% win
Scott Norton: 184 matches (79-94-11) = 46% win
Tommy Rich: 182 matches (78-101-3) = 44% win
Raven: 180 matches (66-103-11) = 39% win
Norman Smiley: 179 matches (103-75-1) = 58% win
Big Josh: 175 matches (122-47-4 and 2 rumble victories) = 72% win
Bryan Clarke: 174 matches (104-63-7) = 62% win
2 Cold Scorpio: 173 matches (116-44-13) = 73% win
Dick Slater: 173 matches (46-120-7) = 28% win
Hulk Hogan: 170 matches (92-64-14) = 59% win
Paul Roma: 167 matches (66-100-1) = 40% win
La Parka: 166 matches (52-110-4) = 32% win
Bam Bam Bigelow: 165 matches (59-97-9) = 38% win
Tracy Smothers: 157 matches (71-86-0) = 45% win
The Junkyard Dog: 153 matches (119-32-2) = 79% win
Rocco Rock: 152 matches (75-72-5) = 51% win
Erik Watts: 152 matches (81-60-11) = 57% win
Kaz Hayashi: 151 matches (53-96-2) = 36% win
Johnny Grunge: 150 matches (75-70-5) = 52% win
Jerry Flynn: 143 matches (48-88-7) = 35% win
Silver King: 141 matches (52-85-4) = 38% win
Vampiro: 139 matches (70-63-6) = 53% win
Road Warrior Hawk: 138 matches (73-27-34 and 4 rumble victories) = 73% win
Al Green: 138 matches (43-92-3) = 32% win
Bunkhouse Buck: 136 matches (46-88-2) = 34% win
Evan Karagias: 135 matches (49-81-5) = 38% win
Steve Mcmichael: 134 matches (84-44-6) = 66% win
The Great Muta: 134 matches (68-63-2 and 1 rumble victory) = 52% win
Butch Reed: 134 matches (58-61-15) = 49% win
Kenny Kaos: 128 matches (44-78-6) = 36% win
Davey Boy Smith: 128 matches (98-22-8) = 82% win
El Gigante: 128 matches (91-18-15 and 4 rumble victories) = 83% win
Road Warrior Animal: 126 matches (65-28-33) = 70% win
David Taylor: 125 matches (28-90-7) = 24% win
Shanghai Pierce: 124 matches (26-91-7) = 22% win
Maxx Payne: 122 matches (72-46-4) = 61% win
Patriot: 121 matches (89-31-1) = 74% win
Steve Williams: 118 matches (59-44-15) = 57% win
Tex Slazenger: 117 matches (23-90-4) = 20% win
Sgt Buddy Lee Parker: 117 matches (14-102-1) = 12% win
Bret Hart: 117 matches (52-54-11) = 49% win
Lash Leroux: 117 matches (45-70-2) = 39% win
Mike Enos: 115 matches (31-80-4) = 28% win
Dan Spivey: 112 matches (55-41-15 and 1 rumble victory) = 57% win
Nikita Koloff: 110 matches (45-38-27) = 54% win
Joey Maggs: 110 matches (10-100-0) = 9% win
Big Vito: 109 matches (63-42-4) = 60% win
Scott Armstrong: 107 matches (20-87-0) = 19% win
Fidel Sierra: 107 matches (9-96-2) = 9% win
Vincent: 106 matches (29-76-1) = 28% win
Pn News: 104 matches (79-22-3) = 78% win
David Flair: 104 matches (41-54-9) = 43% win
Jack Victory: 104 matches (18-86-0) = 17% win
Chris Adams: 104 matches (48-54-2) = 47% win
Mark Starr: 100 matches (13-87-0) = 13% win

More than 75 matches
Ultimo Dragon: 98 matches (69-28-1) = 71% win
Devon Storm: 98 matches (37-57-4) = 39% win
Dick Murdoch: 97 matches (51-34-11 and 1 rumble victory) = 60% win
Super Calo: 96 matches (31-64-1) = 33% win
Horace Hogan: 96 matches (33-62-1) = 35% win
The Wall: 95 matches (42-52-1) = 45% win
Terry Funk: 95 matches (49-38-8) = 56% win
Glacier: 95 matches (57-37-1) = 61% win
Dave Sullivan: 95 matches (38-48-9) = 44% win
Mike Awesome: 93 matches (46-40-5 and 2 rumble victories) = 53% win
John Tenta: 93 matches (35-54-4) = 39% win
Lenny Lane: 92 matches (13-79-0) = 14% win
Kendall Windham: 92 matches (32-55-5) = 37% win
Robbie Rage: 91 matches (29-57-5) = 34% win
Ron Harris: 91 matches (43-41-7) = 51% win
Villano V: 90 matches (7-81-2) = 8% win
Curtis Hughes: 87 matches (28-59-0) = 32% win
Chuck Palumbo: 87 matches (43-38-5 and 1 rumble victory) = 53% win
Don Harris: 84 matches (36-41-7) = 47% win
Barry Darsow: 84 matches (29-55-0) = 35% win
Shannon Moore: 83 matches (38-44-1) = 46% win
Lance Storm: 83 matches (50-33-0) = 60% win
Ed Leslie: 83 matches (46-33-4) = 58% win
The One Man Gang: 82 matches (26-52-4) = 33% win
Shane Helms: 82 matches (43-38-1) = 53% win
Stan Lane: 81 matches (49-31-1) = 61% win
Eddie Gilbert: 81 matches (41-37-3) = 53% win
Ice-Train: 80 matches (50-25-5) = 67% win
El Dandy: 80 matches (18-60-2) = 23% win
Rip Morgan: 79 matches (11-66-2) = 14% win
Damien: 78 matches (10-66-2) = 13% win

More than 50 matches
Villano IV: 75 matches (12-63-0) = 16% win
Tim Horner: 75 matches (28-45-2) = 38% win
Barry Horowitz: 74 matches (1-71-2) = 1% win
The Renegade: 71 matches (20-50-1) = 29% win
Sean O'Haire: 71 matches (39-28-2 and 2 rumble victories) = 58% win
Yuji Nagata: 71 matches (33-38-0) = 46% win
The Gambler: 71 matches (5-65-1) = 7% win
Halloween: 71 matches (18-50-2 and 1 rumble victory) = 26% win
Madusa: 70 matches (50-16-4) = 76% win
Dutch Mantel: 69 matches (5-64-0) = 7% win
Sgt Craig Pittman: 68 matches (33-33-2) = 50% win
Johnny The Bull: 68 matches (44-20-4) = 69% win
Shawn Stasiak: 66 matches (25-36-4 and 1 rumble victory) = 41% win
Yang: 66 matches (25-41-0) = 38% win
Jim Powers: 66 matches (16-50-0) = 24% win
Rip Rogers: 65 matches (4-61-0) = 6% win
Joe Gomez: 65 matches (18-47-0) = 28% win
Mean Mike: 64 matches (4-58-2) = 6% win
Abdullah The Butcher: 64 matches (26-21-16 and 1 rumble victory) = 55% win
Fatu: 64 matches (33-15-16) = 69% win
Mike Graham: 63 matches (23-39-1) = 37% win
Bobby Duncum Jr: 62 matches (24-35-3) = 41% win
Tough Tom: 61 matches (4-55-2) = 7% win
Jean-Paul Levesque: 61 matches (26-33-2) = 44% win
Lizmark Jr: 61 matches (25-36-0) = 41% win
Elix Skipper: 61 matches (27-34-0) = 44% win
Mark Jindrak: 60 matches (21-35-2 and 2 rumble victories) = 38% win
Greg Valentine: 60 matches (33-26-1) = 56% win
Samu: 59 matches (30-13-16) = 70% win
Bobby Walker: 58 matches (21-35-2) = 38% win
Robert Gibson: 56 matches (23-29-4) = 44% win
Jerry Lynn: 56 matches (9-46-1) = 16% win
Johnny Ace: 56 matches (37-18-1) = 67% win
Jamie Noble: 54 matches (16-38-0) = 30% win
Lodi: 54 matches (12-41-1) = 23% win
Tank Abbott: 53 matches (35-11-7) = 76% win
Syxx: 53 matches (34-18-1) = 65% win
Jim Neidhart: 53 matches (25-25-3) = 50% win
Frankie Lancaster: 53 matches (10-42-1) = 19% win
Kwee Wee: 52 matches (16-36-0) = 31% win
Jeff Farmer: 52 matches (20-31-1) = 39% win
Johnny Gunn: 51 matches (13-37-1) = 26% win
Black Bart: 51 matches (5-46-0) = 10% win
Scott Vick: 50 matches (10-40-0) = 20% win
Mike Shaw: 50 matches (41-9-0) = 82% win

More than 25 matches
Johnny Swinger: 49 matches (8-41-0) = 16% win
George South: 48 matches (1-47-0) = 2% win
Marcus Laurinaitis: 47 matches (21-25-1) = 46% win
Dale Torborg: 47 matches (17-29-1) = 37% win
Todd Champion: 45 matches (27-15-3) = 64% win
Ranger Ross: 45 matches (24-20-1) = 55% win
Blitzkrieg: 44 matches (8-34-1 and 1 rumble victory) = 19% win
Hak: 44 matches (15-25-4) = 38% win
Lt James Earl Wright: 43 matches (4-39-0) = 9% win
The Iron Sheik: 43 matches (13-30-0) = 30% win
Mike Sanders: 42 matches (10-32-0) = 24% win
Firebreaker Chip: 42 matches (21-18-3) = 54% win
Steve Casey: 41 matches (5-36-0) = 12% win
Rick Fuller: 41 matches (4-37-0) = 10% win
Bull Payne: 41 matches (0-41-0) = 0% win
Stan Hansen: 40 matches (15-23-2) = 39% win
Keith Cole: 40 matches (19-19-2) = 50% win
Larry Santo: 40 matches (0-40-0) = 0% win
Bill Irwin: 40 matches (5-35-0) = 13% win
Mike Thor: 39 matches (0-39-0) = 0% win
Sam Houston: 39 matches (13-25-1) = 34% win
The Maestro: 38 matches (18-20-0) = 47% win
Masahiro Chono: 37 matches (20-15-2) = 57% win
Brian Armstrong: 37 matches (5-32-0) = 14% win
Kenny Kendall: 36 matches (0-36-0) = 0% win
Bobby Blaze: 36 matches (7-29-0) = 19% win
Buddy Landel: 35 matches (5-30-0) = 14% win
Jushin Thunder Liger: 35 matches (17-16-2) = 52% win
Tommy Angel: 34 matches (1-33-0) = 3% win
Maxx Muscle: 33 matches (6-25-2) = 19% win
Scott Putski: 33 matches (8-22-3) = 27% win
Bob Cook: 33 matches (0-33-0) = 0% win
The Honky Tonk Man: 32 matches (22-9-1) = 71% win
Carl Ouellet: 32 matches (14-16-2) = 47% win
Randy Culley: 31 matches (3-28-0) = 10% win
Bobby Fulton: 31 matches (11-19-1) = 37% win
Hector Garza: 31 matches (15-15-1) = 50% win
Terry Gordy: 30 matches (20-6-4) = 77% win
Barry Houston: 30 matches (1-29-0) = 3% win
Kent Cole: 30 matches (20-8-2) = 71% win
Kensuke Sasaki: 30 matches (11-17-2) = 39% win
Randy Rose: 29 matches (9-19-1) = 32% win
Jacques Rougeau: 29 matches (13-14-2) = 48% win
Ron Reis: 28 matches (7-20-1) = 26% win
Brad Anderson: 28 matches (1-27-0) = 4% win
Bill Kazmaier: 28 matches (14-10-4) = 58% win
Reno: 27 matches (11-15-1) = 42% win
Road Block: 27 matches (8-19-0) = 30% win
Roddy Piper: 27 matches (16-10-1) = 62% win
Tommy Rogers: 26 matches (10-16-0) = 38% win
Pat Tanaka: 26 matches (3-21-2) = 13% win
Pat Rose: 26 matches (0-26-0) = 0% win
Mona: 26 matches (20-6-0) = 77% win
Marty Jannetty: 26 matches (10-16-0) = 38% win
Sonny Trout: 26 matches (0-26-0) = 0% win
Dr X: 26 matches (0-26-0) = 0% win
Adrian Byrd: 25 matches (2-23-0) = 8% win
Chris Sullivan: 25 matches (1-24-0) = 4% win

More than 10 matches
Ricky Santana: 24 matches (2-22-0) = 8% win
Rick Thames: 24 matches (1-23-0) = 4% win
Kid Romeo: 24 matches (16-8-0) = 67% win
Fred Ottman: 24 matches (23-1-0) = 96% win
The Raider: 23 matches (0-23-0) = 0% win
Yoshi Kwan: 23 matches (15-8-0) = 65% win
John Peterson: 23 matches (0-23-0) = 0% win
Manabu Nakanishi: 22 matches (8-14-0) = 36% win
Tokyo Magnum: 22 matches (1-20-1) = 5% win
Trent Knight: 22 matches (1-21-0) = 5% win
Mike Winner: 22 matches (4-16-2) = 20% win
Big Sky: 22 matches (5-17-0) = 23% win
Bob Starr: 22 matches (0-21-1) = 0% win
Buddy Lee Parker: 22 matches (1-21-0) = 5% win
Big T: 22 matches (5-17-0) = 23% win
Frank Andersson: 22 matches (22-0-0) = 100% win
Todd Morton: 21 matches (1-20-0) = 5% win
Paul Heyman: 21 matches (1-19-1) = 5% win
Pez Whatley: 21 matches (2-18-1) = 10% win
Thunder: 21 matches (11-10-0) = 52% win
Jim Steele: 21 matches (14-5-2) = 74% win
Dave Burkhead: 21 matches (1-20-0) = 5% win
Fred Avery: 21 matches (0-21-0) = 0% win
Bryant Anderson: 21 matches (8-13-0) = 38% win
The Angel Of Death: 20 matches (6-14-0) = 30% win
Joe Cruz: 20 matches (0-20-0) = 0% win
Bob Emory: 20 matches (0-20-0) = 0% win
Johnny Attitude: 20 matches (2-18-0) = 10% win
Col Robert Parker: 20 matches (5-15-0) = 25% win
Charlie Norris: 20 matches (16-4-0) = 80% win
Hardbody Harrison: 20 matches (2-15-3) = 12% win
Steve Keirn: 19 matches (3-15-1) = 17% win
Lee Scott: 19 matches (0-19-0) = 0% win
Gary Royal: 19 matches (0-19-0) = 0% win
Mark Kyle: 18 matches (0-18-0) = 0% win
The Italian Stallion: 18 matches (3-15-0) = 17% win
Nasty Ned Brady: 18 matches (0-18-0) = 0% win
Jake Roberts: 18 matches (8-10-0) = 44% win
Chris Candido: 18 matches (8-8-2) = 50% win
The Black Scorpion: 17 matches (1-16-0) = 6% win
Tom Burton: 17 matches (0-17-0) = 0% win
Wayne Bloom: 17 matches (3-13-1) = 19% win
Black Blood: 17 matches (12-5-0) = 71% win
Greg Sawyer: 17 matches (1-16-0) = 6% win
Asya: 17 matches (8-7-2) = 53% win
Mike Justice: 16 matches (2-14-0) = 13% win
The Russian Assassin #1: 16 matches (3-13-0) = 19% win
Keith Steinborn: 16 matches (0-16-0) = 0% win
Jw Storm: 16 matches (4-12-0) = 25% win
Bob Orton Jr: 16 matches (10-3-3) = 77% win
Bill Ford: 16 matches (0-16-0) = 0% win
Ivan Koloff: 16 matches (6-10-0) = 38% win
Robbie V: 15 matches (7-8-0) = 47% win
Samoan Savage: 15 matches (7-8-0) = 47% win
Chip Minton: 15 matches (3-11-1) = 21% win
Dusty Rhodes: 15 matches (13-2-0) = 87% win
Eddie Jackie: 15 matches (0-15-0) = 0% win
Chuck Coates: 15 matches (0-15-0) = 0% win
Hector Guerrero: 15 matches (2-12-1) = 14% win
Scott Sandlin: 14 matches (0-14-0) = 0% win
Paul Lee: 14 matches (0-14-0) = 0% win
Torrie Wilson: 14 matches (7-6-1) = 54% win
Tony Mella: 14 matches (0-14-0) = 0% win
Butch Long: 14 matches (0-14-0) = 0% win
King Kong: 14 matches (9-5-0) = 64% win
Art Barr: 14 matches (11-3-0) = 79% win
Manny Fernandez: 13 matches (0-13-0) = 0% win
Ron Oakes: 13 matches (0-13-0) = 0% win
Ray Candy: 13 matches (0-13-0) = 0% win
Shaggy 2 Dope: 13 matches (7-6-0) = 54% win
Mean Mark: 13 matches (6-4-3) = 60% win
Brady Boone: 13 matches (1-12-0) = 8% win
Dennis Condrey: 13 matches (7-6-0) = 54% win
Akira Hokuto: 13 matches (11-1-1) = 92% win
Johnny Rich: 13 matches (1-12-0) = 8% win
Joe Cazana: 13 matches (0-13-0) = 0% win
Rick Martel: 12 matches (8-4-0) = 67% win
Violent J: 12 matches (7-5-0) = 58% win
Owen Hart: 12 matches (12-0-0) = 100% win
Mikey Whipwreck: 12 matches (2-10-0) = 17% win
Tygress: 12 matches (6-5-1) = 55% win
Rex King: 12 matches (0-12-0) = 0% win
Paisley: 12 matches (5-7-0) = 42% win
Awesome Kong: 12 matches (7-5-0) = 58% win
Chic Donovan: 12 matches (0-12-0) = 0% win
Jim Boss: 12 matches (0-12-0) = 0% win
Hercules Hernadez: 12 matches (6-6-0) = 50% win
Chris Nelson: 12 matches (0-12-0) = 0% win
Nick Dinsmore: 11 matches (0-10-1) = 0% win
Paul Ellering: 11 matches (4-7-0) = 36% win
Major Gunns: 11 matches (3-8-0) = 27% win
Scott D'Amore: 11 matches (0-11-0) = 0% win
Tc Carter: 11 matches (1-10-0) = 9% win
Mike Davis: 11 matches (1-10-0) = 9% win
Jc Ice: 11 matches (1-9-1) = 10% win
Kip Abee: 11 matches (1-10-0) = 9% win
Chase Tatum: 11 matches (3-8-0) = 27% win
Emory Hale: 11 matches (4-7-0) = 36% win
Louie Spicolli: 10 matches (2-7-1) = 22% win
Malia Hosaka: 10 matches (5-5-0) = 50% win
The Cheetah Kid: 10 matches (2-8-0) = 20% win
Tim Parker: 10 matches (0-10-0) = 0% win
Rikki Nelson: 10 matches (1-9-0) = 10% win
Wolfie D: 10 matches (1-8-1) = 11% win
Scott Allen: 10 matches (0-10-0) = 0% win
John Nord: 10 matches (9-1-0) = 90% win
Keith Hart: 10 matches (0-10-0) = 0% win
Hiroshi Hase: 10 matches (3-7-0) = 30% win
Bambi: 10 matches (1-9-0) = 10% win
Leroy Howard: 10 matches (0-10-0) = 0% win


Highest Winning Percentage (above 75%)

  • Sting: 1037 matches (792-190-47 and 8 rumble victories) = 81% win
  • Lex Luger: 776 matches (544-163-62 and 7 rumble victories) = 77% win
  • Rick Steiner: 729 matches (533-125-67 and 4 rumble victories) = 81% win
  • Scott Steiner: 580 matches (411-115-52 and 2 rumble victories) = 78% win
  • Dustin Rhodes: 570 matches (418-114-37 and 1 rumble victory) = 79% win
  • Goldberg: 289 matches (252-21-15 and 1 rumble victory) = 92% win
  • The Junkyard Dog: 153 matches (119-32-2) = 79% win
  • Davey Boy Smith: 128 matches (98-22-8) = 82% win
  • El Gigante: 128 matches (91-18-15 and 4 rumble victories) = 83% win
  • PN News: 104 matches (79-22-3) = 78% win
  • Madusa: 70 matches (50-16-4) = 76% win
  • Tank Abbott: 53 matches (35-11-7) = 76% win
  • Norman the Lunatic / Mike Shaw: 50 matches (41-9-0) = 82% win
  • Terry Gordy: 30 matches (20-6-4) = 77% win

Lowest Winning Percentage (below 25%)

  • David Taylor: 125 matches (28-90-7) = 24% win
  • Shanghai Pierce: 124 matches (26-91-7) = 22% win
  • Tex Slazenger: 117 matches (23-90-4) = 20% win
  • Sgt Buddy Lee Parker: 117 matches (14-102-1) = 12% win
  • Joey Maggs: 110 matches (10-100-0) = 9% win
  • Scott Armstrong: 107 matches (20-87-0) = 19% win
  • Fidel Sierra: 107 matches (9-96-2) = 9% win
  • Jack Victory: 104 matches (18-86-0) = 17% win
  • Mark Starr: 100 matches (13-87-0) = 13% win
  • Lenny Lane: 92 matches (13-79-0) = 14% win
  • Villano V: 90 matches (7-81-2) = 8% win
  • El Dandy: 80 matches (18-60-2) = 23% win
  • Rip Morgan: 79 matches (11-66-2) = 14% win
  • Damien: 78 matches (10-66-2) = 13% win
  • Villano IV: 75 matches (12-63-0) = 16% win
  • Barry Horowitz: 74 matches (1-71-2) = 1% win
  • The Gambler: 71 matches (5-65-1) = 7% win
  • Dutch Mantel: 69 matches (5-64-0) = 7% win
  • Jim Powers: 66 matches (16-50-0) = 24% win
  • Rip Rogers: 65 matches (4-61-0) = 6% win
  • Mean Mike: 64 matches (4-58-2) = 6% win
  • Tough Tom: 61 matches (4-55-2) = 7% win
  • Jerry Lynn: 56 matches (9-46-1) = 16% win
  • Lodi: 54 matches (12-41-1) = 23% win
  • Frankie Lancaster: 53 matches (10-42-1) = 19% win
  • Black Bart: 51 matches (5-46-0) = 10% win
  • Scott Vick: 50 matches (10-40-0) = 20% win
  • Johnny Swinger: 49 matches (8-41-0) = 16% win
  • George South: 48 matches (1-47-0) = 2% win
  • Blitzkrieg: 44 matches (8-34-1 and 1 rumble victory) = 19% win
  • Lt James Earl Wright: 43 matches (4-39-0) = 9% win
  • Mike Sanders: 42 matches (10-32-0) = 24% win
  • Steve Casey: 41 matches (5-36-0) = 12% win
  • Rick Fuller: 41 matches (4-37-0) = 10% win
  • Bull Payne: 41 matches (0-41-0) = 0% win
  • Larry Santo: 40 matches (0-40-0) = 0% win
  • Bill Irwin: 40 matches (5-35-0) = 13% win
  • Mike Thor: 39 matches (0-39-0) = 0% win
  • Brian Armstrong: 37 matches (5-32-0) = 14% win
  • Kenny Kendall: 36 matches (0-36-0) = 0% win
  • Bobby Blaze: 36 matches (7-29-0) = 19% win
  • Buddy Landel: 35 matches (5-30-0) = 14% win
  • Tommy Angel: 34 matches (1-33-0) = 3% win
  • Maxx Muscle: 33 matches (6-25-2) = 19% win
  • Bob Cook: 33 matches (0-33-0) = 0% win
  • Randy Culley: 31 matches (3-28-0) = 10% win
  • Barry Houston: 30 matches (1-29-0) = 3% win
(Among those with at least three years data..)
Lowest Standard Deviations: Paul Orndorff, Meng, Psychosis, Chris Kanyon, Norman Smiley
Highest Standard Deviations: Lex Luger, Bobby Eaton, DDP, Kevin Nash, Scott Hall, Tom Zenk (Z-Man), The Giant

  • Luger was riding high from 1989-1998 (with a detour to WBF/WWF in the middle there), but his winning percentage really took a tumble during the dying years of WCW.
  • Bobby Eaton was all over the map depending on whether he was a focal tag team (ala 1989/1991) or a utility player (1994-1996).
  • DDP built his reputation up to it's zenith in 1996-1998 but his winning percentage slipped  in the final years.
  • Kevin Nash's early days with the company under ridiculous gimmicks (Oz, Master Blaster Steele, Vinnie Vegas) did him little favors, but his powerful return in 1996 as one-half of the Outsiders was a remarkable change for the win column.
  • Likewise, when Big Sexy's running mate Scott Hall transformed from the Diamond Studd to his own name as one-half of the invading New World Order as represented a high-water mark for the former Razor Ramon's victory totals.
  • As with many territories, when someone was on their way out of a company, they went from favored nation status to jobber to the stars.  Tom Zenk exemplified this with his plummeting record from 1991-1993 as did The Giant Paul Wight from 1996-1998.
  • Meanwhile, one-half of the Faces of Fear Meng (Haku!) won about two-thirds of his matches from 1996-1999. That seems to be the magic percentage since Screamin' Norman (Norman Smiley) also had a very similar record during his 1998-2001 reign.  
  • Paul Orndorff's shower shoes were slightly below parity during his 1993-1995 adventure. Sadly, his second run with WCW was cut short when his body broke down during the ill-fated Buffalo PPV.
  • A terribly underutilized star, Psychosis lost more than he won during his horned 1997-1999 adventures.
  • A man at work, a worker at heart, and not lot of winner's purses exemplified Chris Kanyon's (Positively Kanyon, Mortis) 1998-2001 crusade through WCW.
Highest Winning Percentages by Year

1989
Rick Steiner:  86-21-10 (80% win)
Lex Luger:  82-7-4 (92% win)
Sting:  79-10-5 (89% win)
Fatu:  31-10-16 (76% win)
Shane Douglas:  45-9-2 (83% win)
Dick Murdoch:  36-10-8 (78% win)
Samu:  29-9-16 (76% win)
Ricky Steamboat:  38-12-0 (76% win)
Johnny Ace:  37-12-1 (76% win)
Jimmy Garvin:  23-7-3 (77% win)
Sid Vicious:  21-4-6 (84% win)
The Z-Man:  23-0-0 (100% win)
Bob Orton Jr:  10-3-3 (77% win)

1990
Rick Steiner:  31-3-1 (91% win)
Scott Steiner:  30-4-0 (88% win)
Lex Luger:  26-6-1 (81% win)
Sting:  32-0-0 (100% win)
Ricky Morton:  18-5-1 (78% win)
Ron Simmons:  12-3-9 (80% win)
The Junkyard Dog:  17-3-0 (85% win)
Mike Shaw:  17-0-0 (100% win)
Kevin Nash:  15-2-0 (88% win)
Al Green:  13-3-0 (81% win)
Art Barr:  11-2-0 (85% win)
El Gigante:  11-1-0 (92% win)

1991
Sting:  132-37-13 (78% win)
Lex Luger:  133-19-19 (88% win)
Rick Steiner:  135-19-13 (88% win)
Dustin Rhodes:  127-14-20 (90% win)
Ron Simmons:  90-22-1 (80% win)
El Gigante:  77-17-6 (82% win)
Scott Steiner:  93-2-7 (98% win)
Pn News:  75-17-3 (82% win)
The Junkyard Dog:  53-12-1 (82% win)
Vader:  21-3-3 (88% win)
Rick Rude:  13-2-0 (87% win)
Mike Rotunda:  13-0-0 (100% win)
Owen Hart:  12-0-0 (100% win)
Madusa:  10-0-0 (100% win)

1992
Dustin Rhodes:  84-17-3 (83% win)
Ron Simmons:  79-12-2 (87% win)
Barry Windham:  77-11-2 (88% win)
Scott Steiner:  72-7-9 (91% win)
Rick Steiner:  69-5-9 (93% win)
Terry Taylor:  37-11-0 (77% win)
Nikita Koloff:  33-6-2 (85% win)
Van Hammer:  26-6-1 (81% win)
Shane Douglas:  25-1-0 (96% win)
Erik Watts:  22-3-0 (88% win)
The Junkyard Dog:  16-4-1 (80% win)
Steve Williams:  14-4-2 (78% win)
Terry Gordy:  13-3-1 (81% win)
El Gigante:  2-0-9 (100% win)

1993
Dustin Rhodes:  90-26-10 (78% win)
Sting:  99-20-3 (83% win)
Johnny B Badd:  67-15-4 (82% win)
Davey Boy Smith:  78-6-2 (93% win)
Ric Flair:  51-7-2 (88% win)
Jerry Sags:  39-12-0 (76% win)
Van Hammer:  30-9-2 (77% win)
Kent Cole:  19-5-2 (79% win)
Fred Ottman:  22-0-0 (100% win)
Charlie Norris:  16-4-0 (80% win)
Ice-Train:  17-2-0 (89% win)

1994
Sting:  96-8-4 (92% win)
Buff Bagwell:  82-22-0 (79% win)
Brian Knobbs:  73-23-0 (76% win)
Jerry Sags:  73-22-0 (77% win)
Johnny B Badd:  77-14-2 (85% win)
Dustin Rhodes:  74-16-1 (82% win)
Ricky Steamboat:  60-17-4 (78% win)
Patriot:  60-16-1 (79% win)
Jim Duggan:  49-5-1 (91% win)
Alex Wright:  26-4-1 (87% win)
2 Cold Scorpio:  25-6-0 (81% win)
Hulk Hogan:  24-1-0 (96% win)
Frank Andersson:  16-0-0 (100% win)
Jim Steele:  12-1-0 (92% win)

1995
Sting:  65-3-1 (96% win)
Johnny B Badd:  46-15-2 (75% win)
Alex Wright:  45-12-2 (79% win)
Randy Savage:  42-9-1 (82% win)
Vader:  26-7-0 (79% win)
Sgt Craig Pittman:  17-5-0 (77% win)
Dustin Rhodes:  19-2-0 (90% win)
Lex Luger:  14-4-0 (78% win)
Hulk Hogan:  16-1-1 (94% win)
Eddie Guerrero:  11-3-2 (79% win)
Road Warrior Hawk:  8-2-1 (80% win)

1996
Lex Luger:  90-28-10 (76% win)
The Giant:  73-19-4 (79% win)
Diamond Dallas Page:  63-15-1 (81% win)
Konnan:  56-6-0 (90% win)
Scott Steiner:  28-9-11 (76% win)
Rey Mysterio Jr:  30-8-1 (79% win)
Scott Hall:  33-2-4 (94% win)
Kevin Nash:  33-2-4 (94% win)
Ed Leslie:  23-3-0 (88% win)
Jeff Jarrett:  20-3-0 (87% win)
Road Warrior Hawk:  13-4-6 (76% win)
Johnny B Badd:  15-3-0 (83% win)
Syxx:  16-0-1 (100% win)
Glacier:  14-1-0 (93% win)
Jacques Rougeau:  10-2-2 (83% win)
Carl Ouellet:  10-2-2 (83% win)
Fit Finlay:  10-2-2 (83% win)
Brian Pillman:  11-1-0 (92% win)

1997
Lex Luger:  50-11-7 (82% win)
Diamond Dallas Page:  48-12-3 (80% win)
Rick Steiner:  42-6-5 (88% win)
Scott Steiner:  40-6-5 (87% win)
The Giant:  37-5-7 (88% win)
Kevin Sullivan:  11-3-2 (79% win)
Goldberg:  11-0-1 (100% win)
Jim Duggan:  11-0-1 (100% win)

1998
Lex Luger:  115-10-13 (92% win)
Goldberg:  130-3-3 (98% win)
Konnan:  97-28-3 (78% win)
Diamond Dallas Page:  102-15-6 (87% win)
Booker T:  75-17-5 (82% win)
Chris Benoit:  70-16-8 (81% win)
Dean Malenko:  68-18-3 (79% win)
Sting:  58-18-3 (76% win)
Ernest Miller:  68-6-2 (92% win)
Rick Steiner:  57-4-6 (93% win)
Bryan Clarke:  45-14-2 (76% win)
Jim Duggan:  37-7-2 (84% win)
Ric Flair:  22-4-1 (85% win)

1999
Billy Kidman:  106-26-5 (80% win)
Rey Mysterio Jr:  109-25-3 (81% win)
Booker T:  85-24-2 (78% win)
Konnan:  77-14-1 (85% win)
Sting:  67-21-4 (76% win)
Goldberg:  70-11-7 (86% win)
Buff Bagwell:  57-16-4 (78% win)
Raven:  26-7-1 (79% win)
Shane Douglas:  12-2-1 (86% win)
Steve Mcmichael:  13-0-1 (100% win)

2000-2001
Goldberg:  41-7-4 (85% win)
Tank Abbott:  34-11-4 (76% win)
Mona:  10-1-0 (91% win)
Vince Russo:  5-1-2 (83% win)
Emory Hale:  4-1-0 (80% win)

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