5. Jeff Hardy
Jeff Hardy is an American professional wrestler. He is one of the greatest professional wrestlers of all time.
Together with his brother ‘Matt Hardy’ the tag team ‘The Hardy Boyz’ are now widely regarded as one of the greatest tag teams in professional wrestling history. He started his career with the Trampoline Wrestling Federation. Before entering the WWF, Jeff and Matt formed their own wrestling promotion, the Organization of Modern Extreme Grappling Arts (OMEGA) with ‘Thomas Simpson’.
On 23 May 1994, he played his first WWF match against ‘Razor Ramon’. In 1998, the Hardy brothers eventually caught the eyes of the World Wrestling Federation. They won their first WWF Tag Team Championship by defeating the ‘Acolytes’. They competed in the first-ever tag team triple threat ladder match against The Dudley Boyz, and Edge & Christian at WrestleMania 2000. He gained attention for his high-risk stunts in the TLC matches, such as doing Swanton Bomb frontflips from the top steps of 10 and 20-foot high ladder.
Hardy had great success in his singles career, capturing his first of six world championships, the WWE Championship in 2008, and going on to hold WWE World Heavyweight Championship twice and the TNA World Heavyweight Championship three times. He has also won the Intercontinental Championship five times, the Hardcore Championship three times, and the European, Light Heavyweight, and United States Championships once each. He is the 18th Triple Crown Champion and 9th Grand Slam Champion in WWE history. Along with his brother Matt, he co-wrote an autobiographical book titled ‘The Hardy Boyz’. The book was named in the New York Times Best Seller list.
Jeff Hardy’s signature move is Swanton Bomb. He has been known as a high flyer. One of his most memorable moments is when he hit the Swanton Bomb on ‘Bubba Ray Dudley’ at WrestleMania 2000 through multiple tables.