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    TWM: Wrestler of the Week | Week 3 | 16th – 22nd January 2021

    Wrestler of the Week returns for another week of rankings.

    RAW, Smackdown and NXT are judged this week on YouTube Highlights while we also got to see some amazing matches in IMPACT, AEW, and New Japan Pro-Wrestling. While over at STARDOM we celebrated 10 years of incredible Joshi wrestling.

    As always, these points are based on:

    Honourable Mentions:

    • Chris Sabin & James Storm
    • Kimber Lee & Susie
    • Jordynne Grace & Jazz
    • The Inner Circle
    • Kenny Omega, Luke Gallows and Karl Anderson

    Top 15 Wrestlers of the Week

    Here we take a deep dive into the top fifteen of the week.

    Luther – 1 Point

    Luther this week cut an insanely vicious yet funny promo on the Dark Order and -1 during his birthday party on AEW: Dynamite.  He went on to team up with his tag team partner Serpentico and the Hybrid 2 only to lose to The Dark Order and Adam Page.  

    Randy Orton – 2 Points

    Randy Orton cut a promo under a mask, one similar to the famed Mexican wrestler El Santo, on this week’s Monday Night RAW not wanting to show his face after the vicious attack by fire from Alexa Bliss.

    Shayna Baszler – 3 Points

    Shayna Baszler had another standout performance again on this week’s Monday Night RAW in a match against Mandy Rose.  The two did battle and Baszler came out on top, proving once again why she should be at the top of the card.  Will she get there before WrestleMania?

    Asuka – 4 Points

    Asuka continues to be one of the best things on Monday Night RAW as the Raw Women’s Champion as well as the Women’s Tag Team Champion with Charlotte Flair.  She faced off with Alexa Bliss on this week’s episode with the two set to clash again at the Royal Rumble.

    Adam Page – 5 Points

    Adam Page teamed up yet again with The Dark Order on AEW: Dynamite putting on a great performance but everything came crashing down around the faction as he rejected their offer to join them.

    Wrestler of the Week
    John Silver asking Adam Page to join the Dark Order on this week’s AEW: Dynamite

    Alex Reynolds – 6 Points

    Alex Reynolds teamed up with his fellow Dark Order members John Silver and Colt Cabana, who were joined by Adam Page to face The Hybrid 2 and the Chaos Project after Luther interrupted the birthday party of -1.

    John Silver – 7 Points

    John Silver teamed up with his fellow Dark Order members Alex Reynolds and Colt Cabana, who were joined by Adam Page to face The Hybrid 2 and the Chaos Project after Luther interrupted the birthday party of -1.  

    Isiah Kassidy – 8 Points

    Isiah Kassidy and Marq Quen made a surprise appearance, with Matt Hardy, on this weeks IMPACT wrestling to face Chris Sabin and James Storm.  Private Party beat Sabin and Storm to become no.1 contenders to Karl Anderson and Luke Gallows IMPACT Tag Team Championships.  They would follow it up with a fantastic performance on AEW: Dynamite and turn heel in the process.

    Marq Quen – 9 Points

    Marq Quen and Isiah Kassidy made a surprise appearance, with Matt Hardy, on this week’s IMPACT wrestling to face Chris Sabin and James Storm.  Private Party beat Sabin and Storm to become no.1 contenders to Karl Anderson and Luke Gallows IMPACT Tag Team Championships.  They would follow it up with a fantastic performance on AEW: Dynamite and turn heel in the process.

    SHO – 10 Points

    SHO had a phenomenal week during the Road to The New Beginning in Nagoya tour facing off in multiple tag team matches against IWGP Jr. Heavyweight Champion Hiromu Takahashi.  SHO has a chance to win the title in Hiroshima.

    Wrestler of the Week
    SHO & Hiromu Takahashi at the Road to THE NEW BEGINNING in Nagoya.

    SHO – 10 Points

    SHO had a phenomenal week during the Road to The New Beginning in Nagoya tour facing off in multiple tag team matches against IWGP Jr. Heavyweight Champion Hiromu Takahashi.  SHO has a chance to win the title in Hiroshima.

    Hiromu Takahashi – 11 Points

    IWGP Jr. Heavyweight Champion Hiromu Takahashi had a phenomenal week during the Road to The New Beginning in Nagoya tour facing off in multiple tag team matches against SHO.  The two of them faceoff in Hiroshima.

    “Legit” Leyla Hirsch – 12 Points

    “Legit” Leyla Hirsh was originally set to face Nyla Rose on this week’s AEW: Dynamite but due to Rose needing to self isolate Penelope Ford was brought in to face her.  The two of them had an amazing match and really showed what the AEW women’s division can do if given the chance to shine.

    Penelope Ford – 13 Points

    Penelope Ford was drafted in, due to Nyla Rose being unable to compete due to needing to self isolate, to face “Legit” Leyla Hirsh.  The two of them had an amazing match and really showed what the AEW women’s division can do if given the chance to shine, with Penelope Ford getting the win over Hirsch.  

    Maika – 14 Points

    Maika had a phenomenal match against Queen’s Quest member Utami Hayashishita for the World of Stardom Championship in the main event of STARDOM’s 10th Anniversary Show on 17th January.  Hayashishita retained her title.

    Utami Hayashishita – 15 Points

    Utami Hayashishita had a phenomenal match against Donna del Mondo member Maika for the World of STARDOM Championship in the main event of STARDOM’s 10th Anniversary Show on 17th January.  Hayashishita retained her title.

    Utami Hayashishita after defeating Maika in the Main Event of STARDOM’s 10th Anniversary Show.

    The Top 20

     WrestlerPoints
    1Hiromu Takahashi34
    2Kota Ibushi30
    3Tetsuya Naito29
    4Jay White28
    5Shingo Takagi27
    6Jeff Cobb26
    7Kenny Omega25
    8Fénix24
    9Taiji Ishimori22
    10Kazuchika Okada21
    11Will Ospreay20
    12SANADA19
    13EVIL18
    14Tama Tonga17
    15Tanga Loa16
    16Darby Allin | Utami Hayashishita | Zack Sabre Jr15
    17Brian Cage | Maika | Taichi14
    18El Desperado | PAC | Penelope Ford13
    19Eddie Kingston | Legit Leyla Hirsch | Yoshinobu Kanemaru12
    20Cesaro | Ryusuke Taguchi11
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