Top 10 WWE Superstars Vince McMahon hated

CM Punk

CM Punk, a skilled wrestler, had a turbulent relationship with Vince McMahon during his time in WWE. In 2011, his controversial "pipe bomb" promo and public criticism of WWE's creative direction caused a stir. He eventually departed from the company in 2014.

Bret Hart

Technical wrestling great, had a tumultuous relationship with McMahon, culminating in the infamous Montreal Screwjob in 1997. McMahon allegedly orchestrated a controversial finish without Hart's consent.


Rena "Sable" Lesnar, despite her popularity during the Attitude Era, had numerous disputes with WWE management, including Vince McMahon. Legal battles and contract disputes ultimately led to her departure from the company.

Randy Savage

"Macho Man" Randy Savage was a beloved superstar in WWE, but issues over contract disputes and personal conflicts with McMahon led to his departure in the mid-1990s.

Jeff Jarrett

Jarrett had multiple stints in WWE but also had issues with McMahon, most notably over contract disputes. He famously held McMahon up for money during his last appearance on WWE television in 1999.

Jim Ross

A legendary wrestling announcer, Jim Ross was a key figure in WWE's commentary team. However, he faced some disagreements with McMahon over creative decisions, and there were rumors of occasional backstage tension.

Ultimate Warrior

Warrior had a complicated relationship with McMahon. While he achieved immense popularity with fans, he also had legal disputes with WWE over the years, leading to periods of estrangement.

Hulk Hogan

Iconic figure in wrestling, had ups and downs with McMahon due to contract disputes, rival company ventures, and personal controversies.

Daniel Bryan

Despite being a fan-favorite and a top-tier talent, Daniel Bryan reportedly faced difficulties in getting a significant push from McMahon, who was initially hesitant about Bryan's potential as a main event superstar.

Stone Cold Steve Austin

Despite his immense popularity in WWE's Attitude Era, Stone Cold Steve Austin had disagreements with McMahon due to his neck injury and creative differences later in his career.