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Home arrow NZPWI People's Choice Awards 2008

Welcome to the NZPWI People's Choice Awards 2008!

Thank you for the hundreds of votes in our third annual NZPWI People's Choice Awards! With over double the votes of our 2007 awards, you made this the most successful PCAs ever!

You told us loud and clear what you thought was the very best of 2008 and we present your results below! For more detailed results, scroll down the page!

  • Best Wrestler: Chris Jericho (WWE)
  • Best Tag Team: The Miz & John Morrison (WWE)
  • Best Stable: Legacy (WWE)
  • Best Female: Beth Phoenix (WWE)
  • Best Match: Shawn Michaels vs. Ric Flair (WWE Wrestlemania 24)
  • Best Event: WWE Wrestlemania 24
  • Best Promotion: WWE
  • Best Debutant: Evan Bourne (WWE)
  • Breakout Star: CM Punk (WWE)
  • Best Moment: Jeff Hardy becomes WWE Champion
  • Best Wrestler: "The Deal" Dal Knox (IPW)
  • Best Tag Team or Stable: Xtreme Superstars (IPW)
  • Best Female: Britenay (IPW)
  • Best Match: "The Deal" Dal Knox vs. "Double D" Davey Deluxeo vs. Jordan Invincible vs. "The One" Vinny Dunn (Fans Bring the Weapons, IPW NBX)
  • Best Event: IPW @ Armageddon Auckland
  • Best Promotion: IPW
  • Best Debutant: Britenay (IPW)
  • Breakout Star: "The One" Vinny Dunn (IPW)
  • Best Moment: IPW host New Zealand's first "double ring" match
Best Wrestler
Chris Jericho (WWE) (21.7%)
Triple H (WWE) (19.5%)
Randy Orton (WWE) (17.2%)
Shawn Michaels (WWE) (14.9%)
Edge (WWE) (11.8%)
Kurt Angle (TNA) (9.5%)
Sting (TNA) (3.1%)
Bryan Danielson (ROH) (2.3%)
Best Tag Team
The Miz & John Morrison (WWE) (43.1%)
Cryme Tyme (WWE) (14.3%)
Ted Dibiase and Cody Rhodes (WWE) (12.3%)
Motor City Machine Guns (TNA) (10.6%)
LAX - Homicide & Hernandez (TNA) (10.6%)
The Colons (WWE) (3.7%)
Kevin Steen and El Generico (ROH) (3.2%)
The Age Of The Fall (ROH) (2.2%)
Best Stable
Legacy (WWE) (43.3%)
La Familia (WWE) (19.5%)
The Main Event Mafia (TNA) (19.3%)
LAX (TNA) (11.8%)
Beer Money Inc. (TNA) (6.2%)
Best Female
Beth Phoenix (WWE) (33.2%)
Mickie James (WWE) (18.1%)
Victoria (WWE) (13.6%)
Awesome Kong (TNA) (10.6%)
Melina (WWE) (9.3%)
Michelle McCool (WWE) (7.1%)
Gail Kim (WWE) (4.7%)
Velvet Sky (TNA) (3.4%)
Best Match
Shawn Michaels vs. Ric Flair (35.9%)
WWE Wrestlemania 24 / March 30 / Orlando, Florida
Edge vs. The Undertaker (14.4%)
WWE Wrestlemania 24 / March 30 / Orlando, Florida
John Cena vs. Batista (11.7%)
WWE Summerslam 2008 / August 17 / Indianapolis, Indiana
Royal Rumble Match (10.2%)
WWE Royal Rumble 2008 / January 27 / NYC, New York
Shawn Michaels vs. Chris Jericho (Ladder Match) (9.2%)
WWE No Mercy 2008 / October 5 / Portland, Oregon
Jeff Hardy vs. The Undertaker (8.4%)
WWE Smackdown / November 14 / Manchester, England
AJ Styles vs. Kurt Angle (6.9%)
TNA Hard Justice 2008 / August 10 / Trenton, New Jersey
Shawn Michaels vs. Chris Jericho (Unsanctioned Match) (3.3%)
WWE Unforgiven 2008 / September 7 / Cleveland, Ohio
Best Event
WWE WrestleMania 24 (56.8%)
March 30 / Orlando, Florida
WWE Royal Rumble 2008 (18.2%)
January 27 / NYC, New York
WWE Summerslam 2008 (6.7%)
August 17 / Indianapolis, Indiana
WWE No Mercy 2008 (5%)
October 5 / Portland, Oregon
WWE One Night Stand 2008 (4.6%)
June 1 / San Diego, California
WWE Unforgiven 2008 (4.2%)
September 7 / Cleveland, Ohio
TNA Bound for Glory IV (2.5%)
October 12 / Chicago, Illinois
TNA Turning Point 2008 (1.9%)
November 9 / Orlando, Florida
Best Promotion
WWE (81.3%)
TNA (12.3%)
ROH (6.4%)
Best Debutant
Evan Bourne (WWE) (33%)
Kofi Kingston (WWE) (16.4%)
Jack Swagger (WWE) (14.3%)
Vladimir Kozlov (WWE) (11.4%)
Ted DiBiase Jr (WWE) (9.3%)
R-Truth (WWE) (8%)
Suicide (TNA) (3.9%)
Sheik Abdul Bashir (TNA) (3.7%)
Breakout Star
CM Punk (WWE) (33%)
Santino Marella (WWE) (20.6%)
Evan Bourne (WWE) (14.6%)
Kofi Kingston (WWE) (8.4%)
Vladimir Kozlov (WWE) (8.4%)
The Brian Kendrick (WWE) (7.7%)
Jay Lethal (TNA) (5.4%)
Eric Young (TNA) (1.9%)
Best Moment
Jeff Hardy becomes WWE Champion (23.8%)
WWE Armageddon / December 14 / Buffalo, New York
Ric Flair says farewell the night after Wrestlemania (23.4%)
WWE Raw / March 31 / Orlando, Florida
CM Punk cashes in his MITB and wins the World Heavyweight Championship! (15.6%)
WWE Raw / June 30 / Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
John Cena returns and wins the Royal Rumble match! (13.9%)
WWE Royal Rumble / January 27 / NYC, New York
Floyd "Money" Mayweather breaks Big Show's nose (8.2%)
WWE No Way Out / February 17 / Las Vegas, Nevada
Edge "retires" the Undertaker (8%)
WWE One Night Stand / June 1 / San Diego, California
Samoa Joe becomes TNA Champion (3.6%)
TNA Lockdown / April 13 / Lowell, Massachusetts
Mr. McMahon is crushed by the Raw stage (3.6%)
WWE Raw / June 23 / San Antonio, Texas
Best Wrestler
"The Deal" Dal Knox (IPW) (26.1%)
"Lyte Playa" Roger Ventura (AWF) (13.8%)
Jordan Invincible (IPW) (13.4%)
"The One" Vinny Dunn (IPW) (12.8%)
"Double D" Davey Deluxeo (IPW) (12.1%)
D-Hoya (NZWPW) (10.3%)
H-Flame (KPW) (6.1%)
Max Damage (KPW) (5.4%)
Best Tag Team or Stable
Xtreme Superstars, "Double D" Davey Deluxeo & Jordan Invincible (IPW) (28.2%)
Men in Black, H-Flame & Max "The Axe" Damage (KPW) (19.6%)
Pirates & Ninjas Are Totally Awesome, Liam Fury & Jason Burns (IPW) (15.9%)
New Vogue, "Handsome" Danny Jacobs, Britenay & Paul Starr (IPW) (12.7%)
Emerald Justice, Kid Liger & Link van Haggard (IPW) (8.2%)
Infinite Avalanche, Adam Avalanche & Infinity (NZWPW) (7.3%)
Company T, Dan Stirling & Rehua (NZWPW) (4.3%)
Saint Chaos, Brian Saint James & Curt Chaos (IPW) (3.7%)
Best Female
Britenay (IPW) (22.5%)
Hollie (KPW) (20.7%)
Misty (NZWPW) (17.6%)
Evie (IPW) (12.4%)
JPE (IPW) (7.7%)
Matariki (NZWPW) (7.5%)
Alita Capri (IPW) (6.1%)
Suzie Q (KPW) (5.5%)
Best Match
"The Deal" Dal Knox vs. "Double D" Davey Deluxeo vs. Jordan Invincible vs. "The One" Vinny Dunn (Fans Bring The Weapons) (29.4%)
IPW Nightmare Before Xmas / December 13 / Lynfield, Auckland
Raven vs. Disco Inferno & Jordan Invincible (15.5%)
Armageddon Wellington / April 20 / Wellington
Team NZ vs. Team Australia (Capture the Flag) (13.7%)
IPW Rival Turf / October 4 / Lynfield, Auckland
TNT vs. Lyte Playa Roger Ventura (2 out of 3 Falls) (12.2%)
AWF Tradition Reigns / October 13 / Lower Hutt Town Hall
Jimmy Sparx vs Rufguts (NZWPW Championship Hardcore Match) (9.1%)
AWF Pro-Wrestling Explosion / April 18 / Lower Hutt
Jade Diamond vs Inferno (8.3%)
KPW Eve of Destruction / April 18
Team IPW vs. Team PWE (Elimination 8-man tag match for the IPW Commissionership) (6.6%)
IPW Nightmare Before Xmas / December 13 / Lynfield, Auckland
D-Hoya vs. Jimmy Sparx (NZWPW Championship) (5.2%)
NZWPW The Big One / November 14 / Lower Hutt Town Hall
Best Event
IPW @ Armageddon Auckland (25%)
Aotea Centre / October 25-27, 2008
IPW Nightmare Before Xmas 2008 (19.1%)
Lynfield YMCA / December 13
IPW Rival Turf 2008 (17.7%)
Lynfield YMCA / October 4
NZWPW The Big One (10.2%)
Lower Hutt Town Hall / November 14
AWF Tradition Reigns (10%)
Westlake Boys High School / October 4
AWF Australasian Pro-Wrestling Summit 2008 (6.9%)
Lynfield YMCA / February 23
KPW Halloween Howl 3 (6.9%)
Wellington High School / October 31
KPW Afterblaster (4%)
Wellington High School / July 25
Best Promotion
IPW (61.6%)
NZWPW (16.3%)
AWF-NZ (11.7%)
KPW (7.4%)
AWE (3.1%)
Best Debutant
Britenay (IPW) (22.7%)
A-Class (IPW) (17.7%)
Shane "The Technician" Whitehead (KPW) (13.9%)
Mischa Vladimir Ivanoff (IPW) (13.1%)
Evie (IPW) (9.9%)
"The Standard Hero" Graham Hughes (KPW) (9.3%)
Tykade (NZWPW) (6.7%)
Whetu (KPW) (6.7%)
Breakout Star
"The One" Vinny Dunn (IPW) (28.5%)
"Handsome" Danny Jacobs (IPW) (19.2%)
Liam Fury (IPW) (15.6%)
Jade Diamond (KPW) (11.4%)
Lil T (IPW) (10.5%)
JC Star (NZWPW) (8%)
Rufguts (NZWPW) (4.4%)
Best Moment
IPW host New Zealand's first "double ring" match (21.2%)
IPW Rival Turf / October 4 / Lynfield, Auckland
"The Deal" Dal Knox regains the IPW Championship against Jordan Invincible (17.9%)
IPW Rival Turf / October 4 / Lynfield, Auckland
Roger Ventura wins the AWF Commonwealth Championship (12.8%)
AWF Tradition Reigns / October 4 / Westlake Boys High School
KPW stars get WWE tryout (12.4%)
June 11 / Vector Arena, Auckland
Jon E. King loses his hair (12%)
IPW Collision / February 16 / Lynfield, Auckland
IPW wins back the Commissionership from PWE (9.9%)
IPW Nightmare Before Xmas / December 13 / Lynfield, Auckland
Referee Steele Stevenson gives Disco Inferno mouth to mouth (6.5%)
Armageddon Wellington / April 20 / Wellington
Hollie forces Jessie out of Team Pretty and KPW (5.2%)
KPW Eve of Destuction / April 18 / Wellington High School
Saturday, April 19
- WWE Raw (10.15am, the BOX)

Sunday, April 20
- WWE Raw (3.45pm, the BOX)

- WWE Main Event (6.15pm, the BOX)

- WWE SmackDown (7.05pm, the BOX)

- WWE Main Event (11.50pm, the BOX)

Pro Wrestling Discussion
Extreme Rules Thread.

General Discussion
Rugby League v4

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