2017 Wrestling Awards Nomination Thread

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  1. klunderbunker

    klunderbunker Welcome to My (And Not Sly's) House

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    It's that time of year again. We've got 21 categories (though if someone has a good one worth adding I'll throw it in) and nominations are open until the end of the year. Let us know what you would pick for the following categories. You can list more than one pick for each award and I'll pick the top handful of each for the official nominees. Polls open January 2.

    1. Wrestler of the Year
    2. Promo of the Year
    3. Worst Wrestler of the Year
    4. Surprise of the Year
    5. Group/Tag Team of the Year
    6. Match of the Year
    7. Moment of the Year
    8. Best Angle of the Year
    9. Most Improved Wrestler of the Year
    10. Rookie of the Year
    11. Non-Wrestler of the Year
    12. Worst Angle of the Year
    13. News Story of the Year
    14. Title Reign of the Year
    15. Worst Match of the Year
    16. Feud of the Year
    17. Best Major Show of the Year
    18. Worst Major Show of the Year
    19. Finisher of the Year (New category)
    20. Spot of the Year (New category)
    21. Entrance of the Year (New category)
     
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    1. Wrestler of the Year - Aj Styles

    2. Promo of the Year - Reigns "this is my yard" line. His best promo to date.

    3. Worst Wrestler of the Year - Jinder Mahal

    4. Surprise of the Year - Hardys return

    5. Group/Tag Team of the Year - Usos

    6. Match of the Year - Bate/Dunne Takeover Chicago

    7. Moment of the Year - Angle teams with Shield

    8. Best Angle of the Year - Jericho/Omega

    9. Most Improved Wrestler of the Year - Braun Strowman

    10. Rookie of the Year - I have no clue

    11. Non-Wrestler of the Year - Daniel Bryan

    12. Worst Angle of the Year - Kurt Angles son

    13. News Story of the Year - Sickness cause changes to TLC

    14. Title Reign of the Year - Kazuchika Okada

    15. Worst Match of the Year - Goldberg vs Owens Fastlane

    16. Feud of the Year - Black/Dream

    17. Best Major Show of the Year - Takeover Wargames or Chicago

    18. Worst Major Show of the Year - Battleground 2017

    19. Finisher of the Year (New category) - Eclipse or Black Mass

    20. Spot of the Year (New category) - Aj kicks out of super AA at Royal Rumble

    21. Entrance of the Year (New category) - roode Takeover Brooklyn
     
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  3. Uncle Sam

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    The brand split killed my enthusiasm for the main roster stone dead. I normally find this - relatively speaking - a bit of breeze, but this year it was like giving birth.

    1. Wrestler of the Year
    • AJ Styles
    • Kairi Sane
    • Braun Strowman
    • Johnny Gargano
    • Pete Dunne
    • Aleister Black
    • Kenny Omega
    • Oney Lorcan

    2. Promo of the Year
    • "It's my yard now" - Roman Reigns, Raw After Mania
    • "I liked myself before I met you" - Seth Rollins, Raw 27/3/17
    • "I'm still here because you can't do your job" - John Cena, Raw, 28/8/17
    • "Enjoy infamy, Velveteen Dream" - Aleister Black, NXT TakeOver War Games

    3. Worst Wrestler of the Year
    • Ember Moon
    • Shane McMahon

    4. Surprise of the Year
    • The Hardys return to WWE
    • Jinder Mahal wins the WWE title
    • Adam Cole (baybay) attacks Drew McIntyre
    • Kurt Angle returns to the ring
    • Sami Zayn saves Kevin Owens

    5. Group/Tag Team of the Year
    • The Authors of Pain
    • #DIY
    • Sanity
    • The New Day
    • Undisputed Era
    • The Usos
    • The Bar
    • The Shield

    6. Match of the Year
    • Kenny Omega vs. Kazuchika Okada, Wrestle Kingdom 11
    • Tyler Bate vs. Pete Dunne, NXT TakeOver Chicago
    • AJ Styles vs. Brock Lesnar, Survivor Series
    • Aleister Black vs. Velveteen Dream, NXT TakeOver War Games

    7. Moment of the Year
    • Tyler Bate wins the first WWE UK Championship match
    • John Cena wins his sixteenth world title
    • Aleister Black says Velveteen Dream's name
    • Kairi Sane wins the Mae Young Classic
    • Tommaso Ciambo assaults Johnny Gargano

    8. Best Angle of the Year
    • "Woken" Matt Hardy

    9. Most Improved Wrestler of the Year
    • Velveteen Dream
    • Braun Strowman
    • Alexa Bliss
    • Lars Sullivan

    10. Rookie of the Year
    • Velveteen Dream
    • Aleister Black
    • Lars Sullivan

    11. Non-Wrestler of the Year
    • Corey Graves
    • Zelina Vega

    12. Worst Angle of the Year
    • Sister Abigail

    13. News Story of the Year
    • UK Championship Tournament announced

    14. Title Reign of the Year
    • Pete Dunne, WWE UK Championship
    • Neville, WWE Cruiserweight Championship
    • Asuka, NXT Women's Championship

    15. Worst Match of the Year
    • Raw vs. SmackDown Survivor Series match
    • Bray Wyatt vs. Randy Orton, WrestleMania

    16. Feud of the Year
    • AJ Styles vs. John Cena
    • Samoa Joe vs. Brock Lesnar
    • Aleister Black vs. Velveteen Dream
    • Pete Dunne vs. Tyler Bate

    17. Best Major Show of the Year
    • WWE Royal Rumble
    • NXT TakeOver Chicago
    • NXT TakeOver War Games

    18. Worst Major Show of the Year
    • WWE Survivor Series
    • WWE Clash of Champions
    19. Finisher of the Year
    • Black Mass, Aleister Black
    • Red Arrow, Neville
    • Freak Accident, Lars Sullivan
    • Insane Elbow, Kairi Sane

    20. Spot of the Year
    • The Authors of Pain use Roderick Strong as a projectile in WarGames
    • Pete Dunne hits Tyler Bate with an X-plex onto the apron at TakeOver Chicago
    21. Entrance of the Year
    • Pete Dunne emerges with the title in his teeth
    • Aleister Black rises from the darkness
    • Kenny Omega is The Terminator at Wrestle Kingdom
     
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    1. Wrestler of the Year
    • AJ Styles
    • Braun Strowman
    • Pete Dunne
    • Aleister Black

    2. Promo of the Year
    • "This is my yard now" Roman Reigns
    • "You can't see me... because there is nothing here worth seeing..." The Miz as John Cena
    • "I'm still here because you can't do your job" - John Cena, Raw, 28/8/17
    • "Enjoy infamy, Velveteen Dream" Aleister Black
    • "I'm not finished with you!" Braun Strowman to Roman Reigns

    3. Worst Wrestler of the Year
    • Jinder Mahal
    • Ember Moon
    • Shane McMahon

    4. Surprise of the Year
    • The Hardys return
    • Jinder Mahal wins the WWE title

    5. Group/Tag Team of the Year
    • The Authors of Pain
    • Sanity
    • The New Day
    • Undisputed Era

    6. Match of the Year
    • Tyler Bate vs. Pete Dunne II, NXT TakeOver Chicago
    • AJ Styles vs. John Cena, Royal Rumble
    • Aleister Black vs. Velveteen Dream, NXT TakeOver War Games
    • War Games, NXT Takeover War Games
    • Fatal 4 Way Hoss Fight, Summerslam

    7. Moment of the Year
    • Tyler Bate wins the first WWE UK Championship match
    • Aleister Black says Velveteen Dream's name
    • Dalton Castle wins ROH title
    • Tommaso Ciambo assaults Johnny Gargano

    8. Best Angle of the Year
    • The Golden Expedition
    • "Woken" Matt Hardy

    9. Most Improved Wrestler of the Year
    • Velveteen Dream
    • Braun Strowman
    • Alexa Bliss

    10. Rookie of the Year
    • Pete Dunne
      [8]Tyler Bate
    • Velveteen Dream
    • Aleister Black
    • Lars Sullivan
    • what is a 'rookie' anyway? If we are talking debuts in a roster then Samoa Joe on RAW deserves a mention

    11. Non-Wrestler of the Year
    • Corey Graves
    • Zelina Vega
    • Dario Cueto

    12. Worst Angle of the Year
    • Sister Abigail
    • House of Horrors Match
      [*Jinder Mahal wins WWE title

    13. News Story of the Year
    • TNA/GFW/Impact in Canada
    • UK Championship Tournament announced
    • Possible return of XFL
    • Sexy Star shoots on Rosemary, Triplemania 2017

    14. Title Reign of the Year
    • Pete Dunne, WWE UK Championship
    • Neville, WWE Cruiserweight Championship
    • Brock Lesnar, Universal Championship
    • Asuka, NXT Women's Championship

    15. Worst Match of the Year
    • Raw vs. SmackDown Survivor Series match
    • Bray Wyatt vs. Randy Orton, WrestleMania
    • Bray Wyatt vs. Randy Orton, House of Horrors

    16. Feud of the Year
    • New Day vs Usos
    • Aleister Black vs. Velveteen Dream
    • Pete Dunne vs. Tyler Bate

    17. Best Major Show of the Year
    • UK Title Tournament
    • NXT TakeOver Chicago
    • NXT TakeOver War Games

    18. Worst Major Show of the Year
    • WWE Survivor Series

    19. Finisher of the Year
    • Bitter End, Pete Dunne
    • Tyler Driver 97, Tyler Bate
    • Freak Accident, Lars Sullivan
    • Running Powerslam, Braun Strowman

    20. Spot of the Year
    • AJ kicks out of Super AA, Royal Rumble
    • Brock leap-frogging Goldberg's spear, Wrestlemania
    • Shane's elbow drop off the Cell, Hell in a Cell
    • Roman tipping over the ambulance, Braun walks away
    • Johnny Impact dives from off screen to tackle Alberto, TNA Impact

    21. Entrance of the Year
    • Aleister Black rises from the darkness
    • Any number of Bobby Roodes NXT Glorious
    • Nakamura's Smackdown debut
    • Lars Sullivan and the use of spotlights
     
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  5. Jack-Hammer

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    1. Wrestler of the Year:

    AJ Styles
    Kenny Omega
    Tetsuya Naito
    Pete Dunne
    Johnny Gargano
    Braun Strowman
    Asuka

    2. Promo of the Year:

    John Cena - August 28, 2017: "I'm still here because you can't do your job!"
    Roman Reigns - April 3, 2017: "It's my yard now."
    Paul Heyman - Take your pick as they're all pretty damn good.

    3. Worst Wrestler of the Year:

    Lana
    Tamina
    Dana Brooke
    The Young Bucks

    4. Surprise of the Year:

    Jinder Mahal becomes WWE Champion
    The Hardy Boyz return
    Adam Cole, Bobby Fish & Kyle O'Reilly debut in NXT
    Chris Jericho challenges Kenny Omega
    Tomasso Ciampa assaults Johnny Gargano

    5. Group/Tag Team of the Year:

    The Usos
    The New Day
    #DIY
    The Bar
    Dean Ambrose & Seth Rollins
    SAnitY
    The Authors of Pain
    War Machine

    6. Match of the Year:

    NXT TakeOver: Chicago - Tyler Bate vs. Pete Dunne for the WWE UK Championship
    NXT TakeOver: WarGames - Aleister Black vs. Velveteen Dream
    NXT - Pete Dunne vs. Tyler Bate III for the WWE UK Championship
    Survivor Series - AJ Styles vs. Brock Lesnar in a Champion vs. Champion match
    Royal Rumble - AJ Styles vs. John Cena for the WWE Championship
    NXT TakeOver: WarGames - The AOP & Roderick Strong vs. SAnitY vs. The Undisputed Era
    G1 Climax Finals - Kenny Omega vs. Tetsuya Naito
    Hell in a Cell - The Usos vs. The New Day for the WWE SD Tag Team Championship
    SummerSlam - Brock Lesnar vs. Roman Reigns vs. Samoa Joe vs. Braun Strowman for the WWE Universal Championship
    Great Balls of Fire - Brock Lesnar vs. Samoa Joe for the WWE Universal Championship

    7. Moment of the Year

    The Undertaker's possible retirement at WrestleMania
    The official reformation of the Shield
    Tyler Bate becomes the inaugural WWE United Kingdom Champion
    AJ Styles defeats Jinder Mahal to win the WWE Championship for the 2nd time
    Chris Jericho challenges Kenny Omega
    Kairi Sane wins the inaugural Mae Young Classic

    8. Best Angle of the Year:

    Chris Jericho's program with Kenny Omega
    Build up to Aleister Black vs. Velveteen Dream
    The return of the WarGames match
    Matt Hardy is "Woken"

    9. Most Improved Wrestler of the Year:

    Velveteen Dream
    Braun Strowman
    Lars Sullivan
    The Miz
    Drew McIntyre

    10. Rookie of the Year:

    Aleister Black
    Velveteen Dream
    Lars Sullivan
    Fabian Aichner
    Kairi Sane

    11. Non-Wrestler of the Year:

    Zelina Vega
    Corey Graves
    Daniel Bryan
    Paul Heyman

    12. Worst Angle of the Year:

    Jinder Mahal as WWE Champion
    Bray Wyatt "is" Sister Abigail
    Cody Rhodes as ROH World Champion
    Shane McMahon all over the WWE product

    13. News Story of the Year

    Chris Jericho challenges Kenny Omega
    WWE announces the Mae Young Classic
    WWE announces the WWE United Kingdom Championship tournament
    Vince McMahon sells $100 million in stock to fund new entertainment company

    14. Title Reign of the Year

    Kazuchika Okada as IWGP Heavyweight Champion
    Asuka as NXT Women's Champion
    Pete Dunne as WWE UK Champion
    Bobby Roode as NXT Champion
    Brock Lesnar as WWE Universal Champion

    15. Worst Match of the Year:

    Payback - Bray Wyatt vs. Randy Orton in a House of Horrors match
    WrestleMania - Goldberg vs. Brock Lesnar for the WWE Universal Championship
    Survivor Series - Men's Raw vs. SmackDown match
    Fastlane - Kevin Owens vs. Goldberg for the WWE Universal Championship

    16. Feud of the Year:

    Roman Reigns vs. Braun Strowman
    Aleister Black vs. Velveteen Dream
    Pete Dunne vs. Tyler Bate
    AJ Styles vs. John Cena
    Kazuchika Okada vs. Kenny Omega

    17. Best Major Show of the Year:

    NXT TakeOver: WarGames
    NXT TakeOver: Chicago
    Great Balls of Fire
    Wrestle Kingdom 11
    NXT TakeOver: Brooklyn III
    NXT TakeOver: San Antonio

    18. Worst Major Show of the Year:

    Survivor Series
    Payback
    Clash of Champions

    19. Finisher of the Year:

    Aleister Black - Black Mass
    Kairi Sane - Insane Elbow
    Brock Lesnar - F5
    Kenny Omega - One Winged Angel
    AJ Styles - Styles Clash

    20. Spot of the Year:

    Roderick Strong superplexes Adam Cole off the top of the cage during WarGames
    Braun Strowman flips over an ambulance on Raw
    Roman Reigns slams an ambulance into a parked 18 wheeler with Braun Strowman inside at Great Balls of Fire

    21. Entrance of the Year:

    Kenny Omega as the Terminator at Wrestle Kingdom 11
    Aleister Black rising from the mist and darkness
    Kairi Sane as the Pirate Princess


    A brief explanation for some of my nominees:

    For the Young Bucks as worst wrestlers, I genuinely think they're nothing but overly hyped, overrated spot monkeys who can't wrestle an honest match to save their lives. They can't tell a story, they hardly sell the effects of the moves during a match because they're too busy transitioning from one spot to another and are more concerned with getting cheap pops out of the crowd than anything else. If a high spot or a flip's not involved, they can't do it.

    As for Lesnar's nomination for title reign of the year, it's not been a favorite of mine but it gets a lot of attention, it's long and its resulted in some genuinely highly entertaining bouts.

    While I'm not sold on the "Woken" stuff from Matt Hardy, it's still a welcome change and preferred alternative to him simply waiting around like a knot on a log until Jeff Hardy comes back.

    For my mention of Vince being part of the top news story category, he's said to be starting the XFL again, for some dumbass reason, so it's worth noting that he using $100 million of his own money to do it.
     
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    1. Wrestler of the Year - AJ Styles

    2. Promo of the Year - Cena shredding Reigns

    3. Worst Wrestler of the Year - Jinder Mahal

    4. Surprise of the Year - Angle returns to the ring

    5. Group/Tag Team of the Year - The Usos

    6. Match of the Year - Cena vs Styles - Royal Rumble

    7. Moment of the Year - The Hardys return at WM 33

    8. Best Angle of the Year - Zayn sides with Owens

    9. Most Improved Wrestler of the Year - Alexa Bliss

    10. Rookie of the Year - Maybe Nakamura? If not, IDK

    11. Non-Wrestler of the Year - Daniel Bryan

    12. Worst Angle of the Year - Jinder wins the WWE Title

    13. News Story of the Year - Changes to TLC

    14. Title Reign of the Year - The Usos

    15. Worst Match of the Year - Goldberg vs Owens

    16. Feud of the Year - Usos vs New Day

    17. Best Major Show of the Year - Royal Rumble

    18. Worst Major Show of the Year - Battleground

    19. Finisher of the Year (New category) - Phenomenal Forearm

    20. Spot of the Year (New category) - Shane jumps off the cell

    21. Entrance of the Year (New category) - Nakamura
     
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  7. Uncle Sam

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    I neglected to mention this because I'm a bastard and I'm wrong. A move that sounds boring as hell on paper but is actually totally rad.

    I think too often title reigns are thought of as good just because they're long. Jinder Mahal's reign obviously goes some way to dispelling that notion. I've nothing against Lesnar's reign in particular other than many of his matches have been lots of great build-up with very little pay-off. But enough about my sex life.
     
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    1. Wrestler of the Year - Braun Strowman
    2. Promo of the Year - Cena on Roman at Raw 8/28
    3. Worst Wrestler of the Year - Shane McMahon
    4. Surprise of the Year - Kurt Angle returns to the ring
    5. Group/Tag Team of the Year - The Bar
    6. Match of the Year - Wargames
    7. Moment of the Year - The Undertaker's retirement
    8. Best Angle of the Year - Broken Matt Hardy
    9. Most Improved Wrestler of the Year - Alexa Bliss
    10. Rookie of the Year - Aleistar Black
    11. Non-Wrestler of the Year - Nigel McGuinness
    12. Worst Angle of the Year - Mahal vs Nakamura
    13. News Story of the Year - UK tournament announced
    14. Title Reign of the Year - Pete Dunne as UK champion
    15. Worst Match of the Year - House Of Horrors
    16. Feud of the Year - Dunne vs Bate
    17. Best Major Show of the Year - NXT WarGames
    18. Worst Major Show of the Year - WWE Survivor Series
    19. Finisher of the Year - Black Mass
    20. Spot of the Year - Reigns attempts murder at Great Balls Of Fire
    21. Entrance of the Year - Bobby Roode at Takeover Brooklyn, or just Roode in general.
     
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    As for a new category, what about female wrestler of the year?
     
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    Redundant, particularly after Bayley won wrestler of the year two years ago.
     
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    1. Wrestler of the Year
    • Roman Reigns
    • AJ Styles
    • Asuka
    2. Promo of the Year
    • "It's my yard now" - Roman Reigns
    • Rap Battle Between New Day and Usos on Smackdown
    3. Worst Wrestler of the Year
    • Nia Jax
    • Alicia Fox
    4. Surprise of the Year
    • Matt and Jeff Hardy Return to WWE at WrestleMania
    • Jinder Mahal Becomes WWE Champion
    • Baron Corbin Fails To Cash-In MITB
    5. Group/Tag Team of the Year
    • The Elite
    • Bullet Club
    • The Usos
    6. Match of the Year
    • Styles vs. Cena at Rumble Royal
    • Lesnar vs. Goldberg at WrestleMania
    • Black vs. Dream at NXT Takeover War Games
    7. Moment of the Year
    • Roman Reigns' Segment After Beating The Undertaker
    • Superplex Off The War Games Cage
    • The Undertaker's Exit At WrestleMania
    8. Best Angle of the Year
    • Asuka Undefeated Streak
    • John Cena and Roman Reigns Collide
    • Goldberg Wins A World Title
    9. Most Improved Wrestler of the Year
    • Alexa Bliss
    • Braun Strowman
    • The Miz
    10. Rookie of the Year
    • Velveteen Dream
    11. Non-Wrestler of the Year
    • Daniel Bryan
    • Stephanie McMahon
    • Paul Heyman
    12. Worst Angle of the Year
    • Jinder Wins The WWE Championship
    • Bray Wyatt and Randy Orton Spooky Shit At Mania
    • Finn Balor and The Drifter
    13. News Story of the Year
    • Vince McMahon Bringing Back The XFL
    • Chris Jericho Challenges Kenny Omega
    • Daniel Bryan Believes 80% Chance He Will Wrestle Again
    14. Title Reign of the Year
    • The Usos - WWE Tag Team Championships
    • Brock Lesnar - WWE Universal Championship
    • Cody Rhodes - ROH World Championship
    15. Worst Match of the Year
    • Bray Wyatt vs. Randy Orton - WrestleMania
    • Smackdown Women's Championship Match at WrestleMania
    16. Feud of the Year
    • Brock Lesnar vs. Samoa Joe
    • Roman Reigns vs. John Cena
    • Brock Lesnar vs. Goldberg
    17. Best Major Show of the Year
    • Royal Rumble
    • Wrestle Kingdom 11
    18. Worst Major Show of the Year
    • WrestleMania
    • Survivor Series
    19. Finisher of the Year (New category)
    • F5 - Brock Lesnar
    • Spear - Roman Reigns
    • Styles Clash - AJ Styles
    20. Spot of the Year (New category)
    • Cena Catches Styles In Mid-Ar Into The AA - Royal Rumble
    21. Entrance of the Year (New category)
    • The Undertaker at WrestleMania
    • Roman Reigns Post-Mania Raw
    • AJ Styles As WWE Champion After Beating Jinder
     
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  12. Jack-Hammer

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    I should've mentioned it before, it did slip my mind but your post reminded me, that one reason I brought up the length of Lesnar's title run is due to the rarity of long runs in WWE. Compared to his WWE Championship run, Lesnar's run as Universal Champion has been light years ahead and I have to disagree with the assessment of his matches. The hoss fight at SummerSlam was great as was his bout with Samoa Joe, the bout with Braun Strowman was a bit of a disappointment yet it was still far above the usual crapfests what were most of Lesnar's matches prior to this past summer. While the title wasn't on the line with his match against Styles, Lesnar still being champion was a selling point to the match, though not as much as Styles replacing Jinder Mahal.

    I was against Lesnar getting another title run and still am in some respects as I'm just not at all thrilled with a champ who wrestles a total of 5 times per year. At the same time though, it's kinda hard to put Lesnar down for defending the title only a handful of times a year when Okada, and just about every other champ from New Japan at that, does the same thing. Yes, I know he wrestles more than just the 8 times he's defended the title since starting his 4th run with it but what you still have is, like Lesnar, a guy who only defends is title a handful of times a year. As with Okada, Lesnar's title defenses this time around, and his non-title matches as champ, have generated a ton of buzz and more often than not, resulted in some legit MOTY contenders. Lesnar's matches draw, they keep interest and, since after WrestleMania this year, have been worth watching for a change. Jinder's time as WWE Champion has flat out sucked and blown at the same time while Lesnar's time as Universal Champion, while flawed in some fundamental ways, hasn't when you look at the build and the overall quality of matches he's had.
     
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  13. Wildcat66

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    1. Wrestler of the Year-
    * A.J Styles
    * Roman Reigns
    * Samoa Joe
    * Braun Strowman
    * Kevin Owens
    * Chris Jericho

    2. Promo of the Year
    * Rap Battle between The Usos vs New Day

    3. Worst Wrestler of the Year
    * Baron Corbin (oh how the mighty have fallen)
    * Dana Brooke
    * Titus O'Neil (better off as a manager)

    4. Surprise of the Year
    * The Great Khali returns. Fight me.

    5. Group/Tag Team of the Year
    * The Usos
    * The New Day
    * Cesaro and Sheamus (who knew two badass Europeans would make for such an awesome team?)

    6. Match of the Year
    * SummerSlam 2017- Four Hosses and a World Title
    * WWE Royal Rumble- Styles vs Cena
    * Extreme Rules- Five Men and a No. 1 Contendership Spot

    7. Moment of the Year
    * Roman Reigns's promo after WrestleMania.
    * Bayley winning the WWE RAW Womens Championship.
    * Jinder Mahal going against all the odds.
    * Jason Jordon being revealed as Kurt Angle's son.

    8. Best Angle of the Year
    * Roman Reigns Tries To Kill Braun Strowman Ala Steve Austin
    * Kevin Turns On Y2J
    * A.J Beats Down Shane
    * Randy Burns The Wyatt Compound Down
    * Goldberg's Return
    * Jason Jordon's Descent Towards Heeldom
    * Everything The Usos and The New Day Did This Year
    * Fashion Files

    9. Most Improved Wrestler of the Year
    * Alexa Bliss
    * Elias Sampson
    * Jason Jordon
    * Braun Strowman

    10. Rookie of the Year
    * Lars Sullivan

    11. Non-Wrestler of the Year
    * Paul Heyman
    * Shane McMahon
    * Stephanie McMahon
    * Kurt Angle
    * Daniel Bryan
    * Booker T

    12. Worst Angle of the Year
    * Cena vs Rusev
    * Jinder vs Nakamura

    13. News Story of the Year
    * Asuka Being Forced To Vacate NXT Womens Title (And The Eventual Reveal of Her Being Called Up to WWE)
    * Y2J vs Omega becoming official
    * Vince McMahon considers an XFL revival (still makes sense to me)

    14. Title Reign of the Year
    * Brock Lesnar- Universial Championship
    * The Usos- WWE SmackDown Tag Team Championship
    * Dolph Ziggler- WWE United States Championship (Shaddup)
    * A.J Styles- Every Title Reign He Had This Year

    15. Worst Match of the Year
    * John Cena vs Rusev- Battleground (At least the Punjabi prison match was fun to watch, this one was just boring)
    * Bayley vs Alexa Bliss- Extreme Rules 2017 (Not only was the match ended way too quickly, the more I think about it: This match may have well killed Bayley's career on RAW)
    * Jinder vs Nakamura- Both Times (Nakamura looked like he was phoning those matches with Jinder in. That being said, Jinder didn't do that great in either match)

    16. Feud of the Year
    * Every Feud Braun Strowman Has Had This Year
    * Every Feud Roman Reigns Has Had This Year
    * Bayley vs Alexa Bliss (At Least Until The Extreme Rules Match)
    * Every Feud John Cena Has Had This Year (Except For Rusev)
    * Triple H vs Seth Rollins
    * Kevin Owens vs Chris Jericho
    * Goldberg vs Brock Lesnar
    * Dean Ambrose vs The Miz

    17. Best Major Show of the Year
    * Great Balls of Fire 2017
    * Royal Rumble 2017
    * WrestleMania 2017

    18. Worst Major Show of the Year
    * Battleground 2017
    * Fastlane 2017

    19. Finisher of the Year (New category)
    * Baron Corbin- End of Days
    * Cesaro- Neutralizer
    * Asuka- Cross Armbreaker (Arm of Asuka)/Asuka Lock

    20. Spot of the Year (New category)
    * Braun Strowman and Big Show Break The Ring
    * Braun Strowman Rams Big Show Through The Cage
    * Everything Braun and Roman Did To Each Other This Year

    21. Entrance of the Year (New category)
    * Jinder Mahal
    * Aliester Black
    * Baron Corbin
    * John Cena
    * Bayley (WrestleMania)
    * Roman Reigns (Post WrestleMania)
    * Sheamus and Cesaro
    * The Shield
    * Dolph Ziggler
     
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  14. Sai the Uganda Guy

    Sai the Uganda Guy I kno da wae

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    1. Wrestler of the Year: AJ Styles
    2. Promo of the Year: Reigns post Mania Raw (This is my yard now)
    3. Worst Wrestler of the Year: Goldberg
    4. Surprise of the Year: Jinder wins the big one
    5. Group/Tag Team of the Year: Usos
    6. Match of the Year: Bate/Dunne Takeover Chicago
    7. Moment of the Year: Hardys return and win tag team gold at Mania
    8. Best Angle of the Year: virtually anything Drew Gulak did (e.g. "No Fly Zone")
    9. Most Improved Wrestler of the Year: Strowman
    10. Rookie of the Year: Lars Sullivan
    11. Non-Wrestler of the Year: Zelina Vega
    12. Worst Angle of the Year: Jordan/Angle illegitimate son
    13. News Story of the Year: last minute TLC changes
    14. Title Reign of the Year: Jinder Mahal as WWE champion
    15. Worst Match of the Year: Goldberg vs. KO
    16. Feud of the Year: Y2J/KO
    17. Best Major Show of the Year: Takeover Chicago
    18. Worst Major Show of the Year: Fast Lane
    19. Finisher of the Year (New category): Freak Accident
    20. Spot of the Year (New category): Roddy/Adam Cole superplex off the top of the cage onto the other WarGames competitors
    21. Entrance of the Year (New category): Aleister Black's rising up entrance
     
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  15. Барбоса

    Барбоса doesn't know REAL wrestling...

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    I didn't mention it but JeriKO needs more of a mention as does Jericho's List
     
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  16. Uncle Sam

    Uncle Sam Rear Naked Bloke

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    In any instance in which I wrote Tomasso "Ciambo," I probably meant "Ciampa." In case that wasn't obvious.
     
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  17. Skairipa Matrix

    Skairipa Matrix 3 Time Elite Openweight Champion
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    Gonna try to throw some different suggestions out there instead of a lot of repeats.

    1. Wrestler of the Year: Cody Rhodes, Alexa Bliss (more so for accomplishments rather than talent)
    2. Promo of the Year: Festival of Friendship
    3. Worst Wrestler of the Year: Mojo Rawley, Dolph Ziggler, Goldberg
    4. Surprise of the Year: Matt Hardy becomes Woken
    5. Group/Tag Team of the Year: The Young Bucks, The Bar
    6. Match of the Year: Revivial vs AOP vs #DIY Elimination Match, Finn Balor vs AJ Styles, Universal Championship 4 Way Match at Summerslam
    7. Moment of the Year: Tommaso Ciampa destroys Johnny Gargano, Adam Cole debuts in NXT, Pentagon Jr cashes in gift of the gods at Ultima Lucha
    8. Best Angle of the Year: Fashion Files, #DIY split
    9. Most Improved Wrestler of the Year: Alexa Bliss
    10. Rookie of the Year: Aliester Black
    11. Non-Wrestler of the Year: Renee Young, Kurt Angle
    12. Worst Angle of the Year: Jinder Mahal's entire championship reign
    13. News Story of the Year: Neville walks out of WWE
    14. Title Reign of the Year: Alexa Bliss - Raw Women's Championship, Usos - Smackdown Tag Championships
    15. Worst Match of the Year: Brock Lesnar vs Goldberg at Wrestlemania, Goldberg vs Kevin Owens, House of Horrors
    16. Feud of the Year: Aliester Black vs Velveteen Dream, #DIY vs AOP, Asuka vs Ember Moon
    17. Best Major Show of the Year: Takeover Chicago, Takeover Orlando, Takeover Wargames
    18. Worst Major Show of the Year: N/A
    19. Finisher of the Year (New category): End of Days, Rings of Saturn, Black Mass
    20. Spot of the Year (New category): Braun Strowman whipping the office chair into the face of Roman.
    21. Entrance of the Year (New category): N/A
     
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  18. Uncle Sam

    Uncle Sam Rear Naked Bloke

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    I'll second The Fashion Police in any category in which they are mentioned. Good comedy in wrestling is, well, not actually that much of a rarity, but appreciated nonetheless.

    Edit: Oh, and Naomi for most improved. Looove me some Naomi.

    We can discuss this more in, you know, the actual thread - but the Samoa Joe program was emblematic of my problems with Lesnar's reign. Joe grabbed the opportunity with both hands, delivered a string of great promos, developed a surprising chemistry with Lesnar and-- oh, Joe beat him up for five minutes and then got F5'd. That didn't surprise me but I was outright shocked when Strowman got the same treatment. Of course, anything interesting that emerges organically and naturally must be sacrificed at the altar of Roman Reigns and his annual coronation as king of WWE, and that's a larger problem than Lesnar's title reign.
     
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  19. OYDK

    OYDK King Of The Ring

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    1. Wrestler of the Year:

    Kenny Omega
    Kazuchika Okada
    AJ


    2. Promo of the Year:

    Cena destroys Maryse and Miz, "You a pussy."
    Cena destroys Roman Reigns, "You can't do your job."


    3. Worst Wrestler of the Year:

    Enzo
    Lana


    4. Surprise of the Year:

    Hardy's return at Mania
    Jinder Mahal becomes WWE Champion


    5. Group/Tag Team of the Year

    The Hardy's
    The Usos
    War Machine
    Guerrillas of Destiny


    6. Match of the Year

    Dunne vs Bates: Takeover Chicago
    New Day vs The Usos: Hell in a Cell/Summerslam
    Kenny Omega vs Tetsuya Naito: G1 Climax

    7. Moment of the Year:

    Cena wins 16th World Title
    Undertaker Retires?


    8. Best Angle of the Year:

    Asuka's Undefeated Streak

    9. Most Improved Wrestler of the Year

    Braun Strowman
    Alexa Bliss


    10. Non-Wrestler of the Year:

    MICHAEL COLE BAYBAY

    11. Worst Angle of the Year:

    Jinder Mahal as WWE Champion
    House of Horrors
    Jordan/Angle


    12. News Story of the Year:

    Chris Jericho at Wrestle Kingdom

    13. Title Reign of the Year

    Neville: 1st CW Title Run
    Okada: IWGP Title Run
    Takahashi: IWGP Jr. Heavyweight Title Run


    14. Worst Match of the Year:

    Orton vs Mahal: Punjabi Prison

    15. Feud of the Year:

    New Day vs Usos
    Takahashi vs Kushida
    Roman Reigns vs Braun Strowman


    16. Worst Major Show of the Year:

    Battleground

    17. Finisher of the Year:

    F-5
    Coquina Clutch
     
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  20. Jeff Deliverer of Mail

    Jeff Deliverer of Mail Money for nothin, chicks for free
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    1. Wrestler of the Year

    A.J Styles

    2. Promo of the Year

    John Cena on Roman Reigns.

    3. Worst Wrestler of the Year

    Mike Kinellis

    4. Surprise of the Year

    The Hardy Boys return at Mania.
    Jinder Mahal is a world champion

    5. Group/Tag Team of the Year

    USO's

    6. Match of the Year

    Dunne vs Bates Takeover Chicago

    7. Moment of the Year

    Mahal wins the world title breaking the internet.


    8. Best Angle of the Year

    Shane McMahon and Daniel Bryan GM/K.O and Sami rift/storyline

    9. Most Improved Wrestler of the Year

    Jinder Mahal

    10. Rookie of the Year

    Pete Dunne

    11. Non-Wrestler of the Year

    Shane McMahon

    12. Worst Angle of the Year

    Kurt Angle has a kid and it's Jason Jordan


    13. News Story of the Year

    Jinder Mahal is the world champion

    14. Title Reign of the Year

    Neville's long CW title run.

    15. Worst Match of the Year

    Slater vs Hawkins during Romans attack on Strowman with the ambulance. Skaters big PPV match win and not shown on the t.v.

    16. Feud of the Year

    Braun Strowman vs Roman Reigns by 100 miles

    17. Best Major Show of the Year

    NXT Wargames / Great Balls of Fire

    18. Worst Major Show of the Year

    Battleground

    19. Finisher of the Year (New category)

    The Sane elbow off of the top ropes

    20. Spot of the Year (New category)

    Braun Strowman viciously decimates Brock Lesnar through both announce tables.

    21. Entrance of the Year (New category)

    Bobby Roode in NXT.
     
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  21. FunKay the Inevitable

    FunKay the Inevitable People Like Me, We Don't Play

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    1. Wrestler of the Year - AJ Styles
    2. Promo of the Year - 'I Want Brock Lesnar'/Samoa Joe Chokes Out Paul Heyman; Samoa Joe, RAW, June 5th
    3. Worst Wrestler of the Year - Kane
    4. Surprise of the Year - Jinder Mahal; WWE Champion
    5. Group/Tag Team of the Year - The Usos
    6. Match of the Year - Styles vs. Cena; Royal Rumble
    7. Moment of the Year - Undertaker's Last Ride
    8. Best Angle of the Year - Black vs. Dream; Say My Name
    9. Most Improved Wrestler of the Year - Velveteen Dream
    10. Rookie of the Year - Velveteen Dream
    11. Non-Wrestler of the Year - Zelina Vega
    12. Worst Angle of the Year - Jinder Mahal, Canadian, as India's People's Champion
    13. News Story of the Year - Vince McMahon's Attempted XFL Revival
    14. Title Reign of the Year - Usos Tag Title Reign(s)
    15. Worst Match of the Year - Jinder Mahal vs. Randy Orton; Battleground
    16. Feud of the Year - Reigns vs. Strowman
    17. Best Major Show of the Year - WrestleMania 33
    18. Worst Major Show of the Year - Battleground
    19. Finisher of the Year (New category) - Mustapha Ali's Inverted 450
    20. Spot of the Year (New category) - Strowman Tips an Ambulance
    21. Entrance of the Year (New category) - Hardy Boys at WrestleMania
     
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  22. Dagger Dias

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    1. Wrestler of the Year
    AJ Styles

    2. Promo of the Year
    Cena's promo against Reigns where he tells him he has to know how to do a promo.

    3. Worst Wrestler of the Year
    Lana

    4. Surprise of the Year
    Matt Hardy is Woken

    6. Match of the Year
    Dunne VS Bate for the UK Championship at Takeover Chicago

    5. Group/Tag Team of the Year
    Usos
    New Day

    6. Match of the Year
    Bate VS Dunne for the United Kingdom Championship at Takeover Chicago

    7. Moment of the Year
    The Hardys returning at Wrestlemania

    8. Best Angle of the Year
    Sami Zayn & Kevin Owens' alliance

    9. Most Improved Wrestler of the Year
    Strowman. Even just a year ago I hated the guy.

    10. Rookie of the Year
    Pete Dunne

    11. Non-Wrestler of the Year
    Paul Heyman

    12. Worst Angle of the Year
    Jason Jordan is Kurt's son

    13. News Story of the Year
    The revisions to TLC

    14. Title Reign of the Year
    Neville - Cruiserweight Champion

    15. Worst Match of the Year
    Lana VS Naomi for the Smackdown Women's Championship at Money In The Bank

    16. Feud of the Year
    Usos VS New Day

    17. Best Major Show of the Year
    NXT Takeover Chicago

    18. Worst Major Show of the Year
    Fastlane 2017
     
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  23. Mighty NorCal

    Mighty NorCal SHALL WE BEGIN?

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    You know what's helpful ?

    People nominating the same wrestlers and matches over and over again.








    Hello.



    Also wasn't everyone losing their Goddamn minds over that SummerSlam match between the Usos and New Day at SummerSlam?

    How the fuck is Elias not turning up in "most improved/rookie of the year"

    Better to just say the one or two same things over and over in a fucking nomination thread
     
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  24. Uncle Sam

    Uncle Sam Rear Naked Bloke

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    I'd second Elias as rookie, but not necessarily most improved. He's as good as he was last year - very.
     
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  25. Rayne

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    7. Moment of the Year- Braun Strowman, "I'm not finished with you!" bit
    9. Most Improved Wrestler of the Year- Carmella, she's genuinely starting to piss me off by existing so something's finally working
    21. Entrance of the Year (New category)- Dolph Ziggler's non-entrance because fuck you all Ziggles is great
     
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