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10 Best Wrestling Factions of All-Time

Ever since one late night watching Ric Flair scream bloody murder in the locker room after Dusty Rhodes attacked one of his Four Horsemen riding buddies, I’ve been hooked on the idea of wrestling factions. After all, how many times have you watched a guy get beat down by 3-4 guys and wonder why no one in the back comes out to help? It makes sense for guys to unite over common goals (titles, power, money, women, etc.) and do whatever it takes to accomplish their objectives.

Von ErichsWWE recently released a Blu-Ray entitled “Greatest Wrestling Factions,” but decided not to chump out and not rate them maybe out of fear of irate wrestling fanboys?

Fortunately, I have no such concerns so I’m breaking it down and ranking the Top 10 wrestling factions of all-time. With so many options, I had to establish a criterion:

1) Those up for consideration had to have a group name [which knocked out the Road Warriors/Super Powers alliance]

Bobby-Heenan-Family2) The faction had to regularly compete in matches together [eliminating The Heenan Family, which only united for Survivor Series matches]

3) Titles helped, but length of reign played just as significant a factor as how many titles were won.

4) The amount of time the faction stayed together and its impact on the promotion weighed heavily.

Bullet Club New Japan5) I had to have watched a number of their matches [apologies to any of the ROH factions I’ve only heard great things about but sadly have yet to watch. Ditto for New Japan’s Bullet Club]

Now, with that out of the way. On to the list!