AJ Styles Named 2017 PWI Wrestler of the Year

AJ Styles Named 2017 PWI Wrestler of the Year

Pro Wrestling Illustrated has named AJ Styles the “Wrestler of the Year” for the second time in a row. Styles joins Dusty Rhodes, Ric Flair, Steve Austin, John Cena and CM Punk as the only wrestlers to do that in consecutive years.

Styles earned 38% of the vote, ahead of Kazuchika Okada (21%), Kenny Omega (11%), and Cody Rhodes (9%), among others.

The rest of the awards are as followed:

Rookie: Otis Drozovic

Inspirational: Christopher Daniels

Most Improved: Jinder Mahal

Comeback: The Hardys

Woman: Asuka

Feud: Kenny Omega vs. Kazuchika Okada

Hated: Jinder Mahal

Popular: AJ Styles

Match: Kenny Omega vs. Kazuchika Okada (1/4)

Tag Team: Young Bucks


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  • Possible

    Seems legit. He can go with anyone, and can pretty much make any opponent look better than they normally are.


      Look what he did with Jinder Mahal that’s saying something..


    Congrats to the phenomenal two-time WWE Champion AJ Styles

  • Mr. Sinister

    Omega verse Styles would be absolutely epic.

  • Ethan Worah

    Orton was also ranked #1 in consecutive years.

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