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20 Biggest WWE Wrestlers Who Were Caught Using Steroids

The Wrestling business has a long success history and wrestlers take steroids for good performance. Each of those statements is regarded these days as being factual. Pro wrestling organizations such as World Wrestling Entertainment have taken steps to eliminate the wrestlers who are taking those substances for name and money. This way WWE is doing so good for the wrestlers who are not doing so. It'll be a lie to say that WWE is all clean now, and no wrestler uses the steroids. The wrestlers do use steroids even now, but it is in control. Far more than what we had in the old days. The list of people using steroids is very long, and it has seen the light of day. Pro Wrestling is a business that is largely based on looks, and thus it is understandable that guys would want to be as jacked as humanly possible to impress a promoter. There was a perception out there that the wrestler without superhuman physique could not be shot.  

Steroid Users

1. Ahmed Johnson

He had obtained steroids from prescriptions that were improperly handed out by a doctor. He was never the best worker in the WWF. He was known as Ahmed Johnson by people.

2. Chris Benoit

The wrestling industry is weird in many ways, and the WWE career of Chris Benoit is an example.The disgusting murder-suicide case involving Chris Benoit and his family put the WWE under a worldwide spotlight. He suffered from many injuries during his wrestling. He used to have steroids and other drugs inside of his system at the time when he murdered his wife and his young son.

3. Chris Masters

Chris Masters admitted that he used the steroids to get big and increase fan following so that he would get signed by WWE.

4. Curt Hennig

Although he may not have looked like a superhero. He was known by WWF fans as “Mr. Perfect”. He was a truly gifted natural athlete. But it is also according to public knowledge Hennig used multiple substances during his career. When he was 44, he passed away from what was reported to be cocaine intoxication.

5. Davey Boy Smith

On the death of Smith His brother-in-law Bruce Hart said, “Davey paid the price with steroid cocktails and human growth hormones.” Smith, known as “The British Bulldog". He looked more like a body builder. Smith was just 39 years old when his body succumbed to years of abuse.

6. Dynamite Kid

Dynamite Kid is one of well known by those wrestling industry and fans. His real name is Om Billington, He has lost his legs and is living his life on a wheelchair now. Billington blames the bumps that he took during his career for his body betraying him, and he has also publicly talked about using steroids.

7. Edge

Nobody knew he used to take steroids or not.In an interview he admitted that he used take steroids.

8. Hulk Hogan

He was the most recognized wrestling personality in the history of the business. He has no regret for what he has done till now. Hogan remains arguably the most recognized wrestling personality in the history of the business, and his “24-inch pythons” helped make him an international superstar who made millions of dollars during his career. Risking your long-term health is sometimes worth it if the money is right.

9. Kurt Angle

Kurt Angle won a gold medal in wrestling at the 1996 Summer Olympics. He was punished by WWE for taking steroids during his time. He discussed back in 2009: “But I paid the price, both financially – I got fined $125,000 – and reputation-wise. I was a pure athlete, an Olympic champion. And all of a sudden, I’m like Kurt Angle the cheater? It sucked. You can test me right now. I’ll come up clean. But there was a time when I did it.”

10. Lex Luger

Luger is well known for his wrestling and he used steroids for years to maintain his body.. He admitted it and talked about the steroids and how those issues nearly cost him his life. Luger has written a book about his career and his life, has worked behind the scenes for the WWE.

11. Louie Spicolli

He had to play different roles while he was in business. Unfortunately, he couldn't fulfill his dreams and his body found dead when he was 27.

12. Randy Orton

He had to play different roles while he was in business. Unfortunately, he couldn't fulfill his dreams and his body was found dead. Randy once cautioned the people not to trust whatever is shown on internet about him. SI.com posted a story claiming that Orton “allegedly received eight prescriptions for six different drugs — including stanozolol, nandrolone and testosterone — between March 2004 and August 2004..

13. Rick Rude

His nickname was “Ravishing” in part because of his impressive physique. He admitted in the 1990s that he had dabbled with taking steroids. He was 40-years-old and died because of a heart failure. Steroids were not the only reason for Rude’s demise at such a young age, the stress that he was taking also was the reason.

14. Shawn Michaels

There have some rumors in 1990's that he was a very big steroid user. Michaels has admitted that he once failed a drug test for steroids, something that supposedly caught him by surprise. He has never been a great wrestler but it's shocking even then he used steroids.

15. Road Warrior Animal

Road Warrior Animal and Road Warrior Hawk used steroids when their business was at the peak in the 1980s. Fortunately, he is with us but not his partner.

16. Road Warrior Hawk

Road Warrior Hawk passed away in the age of 40 due to what was reported to be a sudden heart attack. Some said his death was because of steroid abuse but tag-team partner Road Warrior Animal said otherwise during an interview that occurred in 2011: “Steroids wasn’t the reason that Hawk died. Steroids had nothing to do with Hawk dying. I want to make that perfectly clear. Because when we took steroids in the younger part of our career they were legal and we took them under doctor's supervision. They told us that we couldn’t take them anymore, that they were against the rules, so we stopped taking them.”

17. Gregory Helms

Gregory Helms was suffering from an injury or some other setbacks. He was prescribed something and he took those medicine. When he failed the test he claimed that he had no idea what he was taking or that he was doing something wrong.

18. Ultimate Warrior

The relationship with the company was very complicated and non-existent. After the legend Ultimate Warrior passed away Bret Hart said about him, “I don’t think it would be a surprise to know he took steroids for a long time, and I don’t know if he ever stopped.”

19. Vince McMahon

He touched the heights and won many championships. He himself accepted that he had taken steroids at the peak time. Vince McMahon is going to be 70 this year and he is flawless. It's surprising how he keeps his body so fit.

20. Eddie Guerrero

It was reported that Guerrero “received the steroids testosterone and nandrolone, along with the estrogen-blocker anastozole, a drug commonly taken by men on steroids to prevent developing breast tissue.” Guerrero sadly passed away in November of 2005.