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PWI 500 2021: Kenny Omega leads the pack [Entire List Inside]

AEW World Heavyweight Champion Kenny Omega takes the #1 spot ahead of WWE’s Head of the Table, Roman Reigns in the PWI 500 2021. For AEW’s second year in the PWI, they have regained the crown but do have less in the Top 10 this year.

WWE holds numerous spots, however, with Roman Reigns, Bobby Lashley, Drew McIntyre and Finn Balor

Kota Ibushi, Will Ospreay, and Shingo Takagi represent New Japan Pro Wrestling, whilst Rich Swann is the lone “Independent” Star, mostly working with Impact Wrestling.

The evaluation period for this year’s PWI 500 is July 1, 2020 – June 30, 2021. The criteria for ranking include win-loss record, technical ability, influence on the sport, success against the highest grade of competition, success against the most diverse competition, and activity.


#1: AEW World & AAA Mega Champion Kenny Omega

Kenny Omega in the 2020-21 PWI 500 period
As AEW Tag Team Champion
4 Successful Defenses
1 Loss against FTR at All Out 2020

Kenny Omega AEW

As the Belt Collector
3-0 in Championship Eliminator
(notable win: A. Page at Full Gear 2020).
Wins AEW Title vs Jon Moxley at Winter is Coming.
Wins AAA title against Laredo Kid.
Wins Impact title against Rich Swann in a Title vs Title match.

6-0 in all defences.
(Fenix, Swann, Moxley, OC and PAC, Moose, Jungle Boy)
8-4 in all other matches.
(all defeats in tag matches)

Ends Evaluation Period as
AEW, AAA, and Impact Champion
25-6 record with no singles losses

#2: WWE Universal Champion Roman Reigns

#3: WWE Champion Bobby Lashley

#4: Drew McIntyre

#5: Kota Ibushi

#6: Jon Moxley

#7: RevPro British Heavyweight Champion Will Ospreay

#8: Finn Balor

#9: IWGP World Heavyweight Champion Shingo Takagi

#10: Rich Swann.

11 Cody Rhodes

12 Randy Orton

13 Big E

14 Darby Allin

15 Tetsuya Naito

16 Karrion Kross

17 Ultimo Guerrero

18 Suwama

19 Chris Jericho

20 Jonathan Gresham

21 Orange Cassidy

22 Laredo Kid

23 Keiji Muto

24 Keith Lee

25 Kazuchika Okada

26 MJF

27 Braun Strowman

28 WALTER

29 EVIL

30 Nick Aldis

31 Jacob Fatu

32 Cesaro

33 PAC

34 Adam Page

35 AJ Styles

36 Daniel Bryan

37 Adam Cole

38 Miro

39 Jay White

40 Moose

41 Dragon Lee

42 El Hijo del Vikingo

43 Johnny Gargano

44 Trish Adora

45 Jey Uso

46 Jake Lee

47 Lee Moriarty

48 Seth Rollins

49 AJ Gray

50 Kyle O’Reilly

51 Jun Akiyama

52 Hiromu Takahashi

53 Lio Rush

54 Alexander

54 Hammerstone

55 Rey Fenix

56 Sheamus

57 Pagano

58 Shun Skywalker

59 Tom Lawlor

60 Go Shiozaki

61 Nick Gage

62 Hiroshi Tanahashi

63 Kevin Owens

64 Tony Deppen

65 Apollo Crews

66 Sammy Guevara

67 Takashi Sugiura

68 Caristico

69 Jungle Boy

70 Kofi Kingston

71 SANADA

72 Rohit Raju

73 Bronson Reed

74 Bray Wyatt

75 Eddie Kingston

76 Riddle

77 Eric Young

78 Trevor Murdoch

79 Naomichi Marufuji

80 Sami Zayn

81 Santos Escobar

82 Shinsuke Nakamura

83 Brian Cage

84 Myron Reed

85 Damian Priest

86 Eddie Edwards

87 Minoru Suzuki

88 Aron Stevens

89 The Miz

90 Tracy Williams

91 TJP

92 Chris Dickinson

93 Powerhouse Hobbs

94 Chris Bey

95 EFFY

96 Wheeler YUTA

97 WARHORSE

98 Da Pope

99 Black Taurus

100 Pete Dunne

101 Zack Sabre Jr.

102 El Desperado

103 Rey Mysterio

104 Lance Archer

105 Jeff Hardy

106 Joey Janela

107 Josh Alexander

108 Brody King

109 Fred Yehi

110 Jay Lethal

111 Allie Katch

112 Richard Holliday

113 Scorpio Sky

114 Sami Callihan

115 Pentagon Jr.

116 Matt Jackson

117 Nick Jackson

118 A-Kid

119 Mistico

120 Eita

121 Josh Woods

122 Ricky Starks

123 Ethan Page

124 JR Kratos

125 Kaito Kiyomiya

126 Tommaso Ciampa

127 Bandido

128 Mustafa Ali

129 QT Marshall

130 Kzy

131 Jay Briscoe

132 Kushida

133 Xavier Woods

134 Calvin Tankman

135 Brian Pillman Jr.

136 Konosuke Takeshita

137 JD Drake

138 Shane Taylor

139 Jeff Cobb

140 Montez Ford

141 EC3

142 Dexter Lumis

143 Yuki Ueno

144 Cara Noir

145 Ricochet

146 Mance Warner

147 Dominik Mysterio

148 Tetsuya Endo

149 Jake Something

150 Cameron Grimes

151 Otis

152 Angelo Dawkins

153 Cedric Alexander

154 Masato Tanaka

155 Katsuhiko Nakajima

156 Ace Austin

157 Great-O-Khan

158 Preston Vance

159 Karl Anderson

160 Toru Yano

161 Euforia

162 Shuji Ishikawa

163 Marius Al-Ani

164 Trey Baxter

165 Leon Ruff

166 Arez

167 Logan Creed

168 Willie Mack

169 Frankie Kazarian

170 Shelton Benjamin

171 Danhausen

172 Rickey Shane Page

173 Gran Guerrero

174 Kenoh

175 Ilja Dragunov

176 Andrade El Idolo

177 Flamita

178 Doc Gallows

179 Jordynne Grace

180 Kento Miyahara

181 Mansoor

182 Luke Jacobs

183 Volador Jr.

184 Davey Boy Smith Jr.

185 Isaiah Scott

186 Ortiz

187 Santana

188 Evil Uno

189 Billy Dixon

190 Chessman

191 Stu Grayson

192 Edith Surreal

193 Tyler Rust

194 Hirooki Goto

195 Rocky Romero

196 LA Park

197 Chuck Taylor

198 O’Shay Edwards

199 KENTA

200 Sanson

201 Forastero

202 Timothy Thatcher

203 R-Truth

204 Luchasaurus

205 Mysterious Q

206 Ethan Allen

207 T-BAR

208 El Hijo de LA Park

209 Jordan Oliver

210 Adam Brooks

211 MACE

212 Psycho Clown

213 HARASHIMA

214 Alex Colon

215 Trent

216 Shotaro Ashino

217 Elias

218 Wardlow

219 Dak Draper

220 Trey Miguel

221 Chris Sabin

222 Tomohiro Ishii

223 Bobby Gunns

224 Chris Brookes

225 Cuatrero

226 Brian Johnson

227 Chase Holliday

228 Yuma Aoyagi

229 Titan

230 Laynie Luck

231 Darius Carter

232 El Phantasmo

233 Daniel Garcia

234 El Lindaman

235 Killian McMurphy

236 Fred Rosser

237 El Texano Jr.

238 Matt Hardy

239 Mil Muertes

240 Dustin Rhodes

241 David Finlay

242 El Soberano Jr.

243 Mo Atlas

244 Taichi

245 Erica Leigh

246 Flip Gordon

247 John Silver

248 Parrow

249 Tre’ LaMar

250 CIMA

251 Bryan Keith

252 DMT Azul

253 Rey Escorpion

254 Dax Harwood

255 Cash Wheeler

256 Carmelo Hayes

257 La Hiedra

258 Jimmy Lloyd

259 Kid Lykos

260 Murder Clown

261 Sonny Kiss

262 PB Smooth

263 Kid Lykos II

264 Cabana Man Dan

265 Mark Briscoe

266 Max The Impaler

267 Adam Priest

268 Jake Hager

269 Roderick Strong

270 Shawn Spears

271 LA Knight

272 AC Mack

273 MV Young

274 Tama Tonga

275 Rey Horus

276 Dolph Ziggler

277 2 Cold Scorpio

278 Valiente

279 Matt Makowski

280 Griff Garrison

281 Tanga Loa

282 Octagon Jr.

283 Trevor Aeon

284 John Morrison

285 Juice Robinson

286 Arik Royal

287 Karl Fredericks

288 Brian Myers

289 Yuji Okabayashi

290 Dr. Wagner Jr.

291 Charli Evans

292 Toru Sugiura

293 Bobby Roode

294 Chad Gable

295 Max Caster

296 Myzteziz Jr.

297 Matt Cardona

298 MVP

299 Kez Evans

300 Mike Bennett

301 John Wayne Murdoch

302 Keisuke Okuda

303 Colt Cabana

304 Anthony Bowens

305 Jake Atlas

306 Francesco Akira

307 Koji Iwamoto

308 Devon Monroe

309 Isaiah Broner

310 Dominic Garrini

311 A Very Good Professional Wrestler

312 Joe Doering

313 JTG

314 Delmi Exo

315 Lee Johnson

316 Ritchie Taylor

317 Alex Reynolds

318 Ashley Vox

319 Atticus Cogar

320 Crazzy Steve

321 Yuji Hino

322 Masa Kitamiya

323 Eric Ryan

324 Davienne

325 Ikemen Jiro

326 Dante Martin

327 Satoshi Kojima

328 Chris Ridgeway

329 James Storm

330 Atsushi Kotoge

331 Nash Carter

332 Wes Lee

333 Kevin Ku

334 Isiah Kassidy

335 1 Called Manders

336 Zeus

337 Angelico

338 Marq Quen

339 Anthony Greene

340 Rhino

341 Jon Davis

342 Angel Garza

343 Darius Martin

344 Flyer

345 Cody Deaner

346 Jody Himself

347 Masaaki Mochizuki

348 Caveman Ugg

349 Jordan Clearwater

350 Ashton Starr

351 Alan Angels

352 Matthew Justice

353 Clark Connors

354 Atlantis Jr.

355 T-Hawk

356 Matt Sydal

357 Danny LimeLight

358 Odinson

359 Daisuke Harada

360 World Famous CB

361 Chris Adonis

362 Kaito Ishida

363 Drew Gulak

364 Norman Harras

365 Arik Cannon

366 Yasufumi Nakanoue

367 Dalton Castle

368 Ray Rosas

369 Ken Broadway

370 Slice Boogie

371 Frontman Jah

372 Tyler Bate

373 Akira Tozawa

374 Jordan Cruz

375 Mike Outlaw

376 Rhett Titus

377 Ricky South

378 Slapjack

379 Joey Ace

380 Kenny King

381 Taiji Ishimori

382 Mei Suruga

383 Baliyan Akki

384 Jamie Tagataese

385 Jake Crist

386 Damo

387 Royce Chambers

388 Kylie Rae

389 LSG

390 Mickie Knuckles

391 Joshua Bishop

392 Troy Hollywood

393 Jack Evans

394 Tommy Dreamer

395 Yuji Nagata

396 Matt Taven

397 Naruki Doi

398 Jordan Blade

399 DARK Sheik

400 Eel O’Neal

401 Murphy

402 Drew Parker

403 Ziggy Haim

404 Isami Kodaka

405 Travis Huckabee

406 El Hijo de Canis Lupus

407 Robbie Eagles

408 Prince Ahura

409 Willow Nightingale

410 Bateman

411 Jessica Troy

412 W. Morrissey

413 Michael Oku

414 Alex Kane

415 Jessie Godderz

416 Matt Hayter

417 Rampage Brown

418 Brandon Whatley

419 Aeroboy

420 Masha Slamovich

421 Brandon Kirk

422 Shea McCoy

423 Boomer Hatfield

424 Sal Rinauro

425 Kasey Catal

426 SB KENTo

427 Kevin Blackwood

428 Ren Narita

429 Emi Sakura

430 Young Myles

431 Yuyu Uemura

432 Gabriel Kidd

433 Humberto Carrillo

434 Ari Sterling

435 BUSHI

436 Dan Moloney

437 Suge D

438 Camaro Jackson

439 Grayson Waller

440 Omar Amir

441 Billie Starkz

442 Royce Isaacs

443 Sydney Steele

444 KC Navarro

445 Saki Akai

446 Kip Sabian

447 Johnny Swinger

448 Demon del Aire

449 Hartley Jackson

450 Zicky Dice

451 Madman Fulton

452 Brett Ison

453 Killer Kelly

454 Teoman

455 JDX

456 Derek Neal

457 Mr. Grim

458 Ariya Daivari

459 Oney Lorcan

460 Ryan Davidson

461 Jamie Senegal

462 Dimitri Alexandrov

463 Eli Isom

464 Timmy Lou Retton

465 Doc Simmons

466 Yoya

467 SHO

468 Janai Kai

469 Gregory Iron

470 Freddie Hudson

471 Alice Crowley

472 Jaden Newman

473 Zombie Dragon

474 Keita Murray

475 Vinny Pacifico

476 Cole Radrick

477 Bad Luck Fale

478 Big Callux

479 Gino Medina

480 Don’t Die Miles

481 Petey Williams

482 Tristan Archer

483 Aaron Henare

484 Jaysin Strife

485 Gringo Loco

486 Kung Fu Janela

487 Colby Corino

488 The Boar

489 AKIRA

490 Jon West

491 Ryan Nemeth

492 Dillon McQueen

493 Athrun Amada

494 Swoggle

495 Charles Mason

496 Antonio Honda

497 Mr. Iguana

498 Robert Martyr

499 Kaia McKenna

500 Lulu Pencil

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