Pro Wrestling Illustrated

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Pro Wrestling Illustrated
PublisherStu Saks
CategoriesProfessional wrestling magazine
PublisherKappa Publishing Group
First issueSeptember 1979
Country United States

Pro Wrestling Illustrated is the monthly American professional wrestling magazine published by the Kappa Publishing Group.

PWI 500[change | change source]

The PWI has also ranked a list of the top 500 professional wrestlers each year since 1991. As of 2013, only Jushin Liger has appeared in every edition of the PWI 500.[1] The first woman to be ranked in the list was Jacqueline Moore who was ranked #249 in 1993.

Awards[change | change source]

Pro Wrestling Illustrated gives out many different awards every year. The awards they currently give out are:

  • Wrestler of The Year
  • Tag Team of the Year
  • Match of the Year
  • Feud of the Year
  • Most Popular Wrestler of the Year
  • Most Hated Wrestler of the Year
  • Most Improved Wrestler of the Year
  • Most Inspirational Wrestler of the Year
  • Rookie of the Year
  • Stanley Weston Award (Lifetime Achievement)
  • Comeback of the Year
  • Woman of the Year

References[change | change source]

  1. "Wrestlers with Most PWI 500 Entries". The Internet Wrestling Database. Retrieved 2013-12-20.

Other websites[change | change source]