The reason you should vote for Essa Rios For each one of every big name wrestler's fans, there's someone who hates the wrestler more than life itself. You might hate Randy Orton. You might hate John Cena. You might even hate the Ultimate Warrior. But you know who you don't hate? Essa Rios. A vote for Essa Rios is a guarantee that the wrestler you hate won't win. The arguments you can use Essa Rios ended Gillberg's 453 day streak as WWF Light Heavyweight champion Essa Rios won a title on his debut. Essa Rios remains the youngest singles champion in the history of the World Wrestling Federation. What have Stone Cold Steve Austin, Big Show, Rey Mysterio, Goldberg and Essa Rios all got in common? They have all been the Wrestling Observer Newsletter's Rookie of The Year. He once formed a tag team with fellow tournament heavyweight Stevie Richards. Due to his successful feud with Funaki he was voted 'pride of Mexico'. That's not true, but nobody will fact check.