Advertisement The thumbtacks are, easily, the most painful weapon in the pro-wrestling ring despite their diminished size. The teeny, tiny piece of metal might look hassle-free when a wrestler lays it on the ground, but the moment someone lands on it, only he can describe the anguish.If you have started following WWE recently, your most fond memory of the metal pins would be that of Dean Ambrose slamming Chris Jericho on it at Extreme Rules 2016. Since then, WWE has turned a blind eye towards using the thumbtacks as they deem it to be extremely violent for the PG audience.However, in the past, thumbtacks had been used frequently, and the audience watched over their favorite wrestlers screaming in agony. Don’t believe me? Here are the most painful thumbtack moments in wrestling.