WRESTLING OBSERVER 2021 AWARDS

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Wrestler of the Year: Kenny Omega

Most Outstanding Wrestler: Shingo Takagi

Tag Team of the Year: Young Bucks

Interviewee of the Year: MJF

Promotion of the Year: AEW

TV Show of the Year: Dynamite

Match of the Year: Young Bucks vs Lucha Bros, Cage match, All Out

Sub-Category Wrestlers of the Year:

  • USA/Canada: Kenny Omega
  • Japan: Shingo Takagi
  • Mexico: El Hijo Del Vikingo
  • Europe: Will Ospreay
  • Danny Hodge Memorial Non-Heavyweight: Darby Allin
  • Women’s: Utami Hayashishita

Box Office Draw: CM Punk

Feud of the Year: Kenny Omega vs Adam Page

Most Improved: Tay Conti

Most Charismatic: CM Punk

Best Technical Wrestler: Bryan Danielson

Bruiser Brody Memorial Best Brawler: Jon Moxley

Best High Flyer: Rey Fenix

Underrated: Ricochet

Move of the Year: Buckshot Lariat (Adam Page)

Rookie of the Year: Jade Cargill

Best Announcer: Excalibur

Show of the Year: AEW All Out

Best Booker/Promoter: Tony Khan

Best Gimmick: Roman Reigns, Tribal Chief

Best Book: MOX by Jon Moxley

Best Documentary: DSOTR episode on Brian Pillman

Worst Promotion: WWE

Worst Feud: Randy Orton vs Alexa Bliss/The Fiend

Worst TV Show: Raw

Worst Match of the Year: Miz vs Damian Priest, Zombie Lumberjack Match

Worst Major Show: Survivor Series

Worst Gimmick: Alexa Bliss, Substitute Fiend

Worst Announcer: Corey Graves

Worst Promotional Tactic: WWE Announcing Record Profits and Firing Wrestlers for Budget Cuts

Overrated: EVIL