NZPWI People’s Choice Awards 2020

Thank you for voting in the 2020 NZPWI People’s Choice Awards!

More than 1,200 votes were cast by visitors from three different countries. You told us loud and clear what you thought was the best of pro-wrestling in 2020.


QUICK RESULTS

INTERNATIONAL CATEGORIES

 
NEW ZEALAND CATEGORIES


INTERNATIONAL CATEGORIES

BEST MALE WRESTLER (2020)

1. Drew McIntyre (22%)
2. Randy Orton (16%)
3. Jon Moxley (14%)
3. Roman Reigns (14%)
5. Adam Cole (9%)
5. Kenny Omega (9%)
5. Kota Ibushi (9%)
8. Tetsuya Naito (7%)
 

BEST FEMALE WRESTLER (2020)

1. Rhea Ripley (30%)
2. Bayley (17%)
3. Sasha Banks (15%)
4. Asuka (14%)
5. Thunder Rosa (9%)
6. Io Shirai (8%)
7. Hikaru Shida (7%)
8. Deonna Purrazzo (1%)
 

BEST TAG TEAM OR STABLE (2020)

1. The Undisputed Era (20%)
2. The Young Bucks (18%)
3. The New Day (17%)
4. Hangman Page & Kenny Omega (13%)
5. The Street Profits (10%)
6. FTR (9%)
6. The Hurt Business (9%)
8. RETRIBUTION (3%)
 

BEST MATCH (2020)

1. Ilja Dragunov vs. WALTER (NXT UK, Oct 29) (18%)
2. Finn Balor vs. Kyle O’Reilly (NXT TakeOver 31) (17%)
3. 30-Man Royal Rumble Match (WWE Royal Rumble) (16%)
4. Hiromu Takahashi vs. Will Ospreay (NJPW Wrestle Kingdom 14) (15%)
5. Drew McIntyre vs. Roman Reigns (WWE Survivor Series) (11%)
6. Hangman Page & Kenny Omega vs. The Young Bucks (AEW Revolution) (10%)
7. Bayley vs. Sasha Banks (WWE Hell in a Cell) (8%)
8. Kazuchika Okada vs. Kota Ibushi (NJPW Wrestle Kingdom 14) (3%)
 

BEST EVENT (2020)

1. WWE Royal Rumble (31%)
2. NJPW Wrestle Kingdom 14 (January 4 & 5) (30%)
3. AEW Full Gear (15%)
4. AEW Revolution (7%)
5. Impact Wrestling Slammiversary (6%)
5. WWE SummerSlam (6%)
7. NXT TakeOver: Portland (3%)
8. NJPW G1 Climax (October 10) (1%)
 

BEST PROMOTION (2020)

1. AEW (40%)
2. WWE (27%)
3. New Japan Pro-Wrestling (NJPW) (26%)
4. Impact Wrestling (5%)
5. NWA (3%)
6. Ring of Honor (0%)
 

BEST CINEMATIC MATCH (2020)

1. Boneyard Match (WWE WrestleMania 36) (45%)
2. Firefly Fun House Match (WWE WrestleMania 36) (27%)
3. Stadium Stampede (AEW Double or Nothing) (18%)
4. Money in the Bank Ladder Matches (WWE Money in the Bank) (5%)
5. Wyatt Swamp Fight (WWE Extreme Rules) (2%)
5. The Elite Deletion (AEW Full Gear) (2%)
7. Backlot Brawl (NXT TakeOver: In Your House) (1%)
8. EC3 vs. Moose (Impact Wrestling Bound For Glory) (0%)


NEW ZEALAND CATEGORIES

BEST MALE WRESTLER (2020)

1. NIWA (39%)
2. Jamie Tagataese (19%)
3. “Falcon Kid” Cam Kaiba (12%)
4. Will Power (9%)
5. William Cutting (7%)
6. James Shaw (6%)
7. Jake Shehaan (5%)
8. Charlie Roberts (2%)
 

BEST FEMALE WRESTLER (2020)

1. Frankie Quinn (32%)
2. Candy Lee (24%)
3. Britenay (16%)
4. Kirby (10%)
4. Lily Fae (10%)
6. Grace Lightning (7%)
7. Tabitha (1%)
8. Krystal Kayne (1%)
 

BEST TAG TEAM OR STABLE (2020)

1. The Knights of Mayhem (30%)
2. CTRL (21%)
3. The Church of the Divine Light (13%)
4. [REDACTED] (12%)
5. Manalanche (11%)
6. Prestige (8%)
7. Bad Bromance (3%)
8. The Dapper Dynasty (2%)
 

BEST MATCH (2020)

1. Hayden vs. “Rufguts” Roddy Gunn (Valiant Pro The Great Leap Forward) (39%)
2. “Falcon Kid” Cam Kaiba vs. Liam Fury (SPW Southern Rumble) (13%)
3. Cool Guy Sky vs. Marcus Kool (SPW Fight Nights, October 10) (11%)
3. Cam Kaiba vs. Jake Shehaan vs. Jamie Tagataese (IPW Nightmare Before Christmas) (11%)
5. Jake Shehaan vs. Jamie Tagataese (IPW Fans Bring the Weapons) (10%)
5. Lance Adams vs. Rugged Vic Craig (Maniacs United Underground 7) (10%)
7. Cooper & O’Connor vs. Henare & Tagataese (Warrior Wrestling Onehunga Showdown) (5%)
8. Jack Bonza vs. Marcus Kool (SPW Queenstown Wrestlefest) (2%)
 

BEST EVENT (2020)

1. Valiant Pro The Great Leap Forward (40%)
2. IPW Nightmare Before Christmas (14%)
3. SPW Southern Rumble (13%)
4. IPW Fans Bring the Weapons (10%)
5. Warrior Wrestling Onehunga Showdown (8%)
6. SPW Queenstown Wrestlefest (6%)
7. CPW Return of the Idol (5%)
8. Heathen Combat It Was Gonna Be May (4%)
 

BEST PROMOTION (2020)

1. Valiant Pro (35%)
2. IPW (21%)
2. SPW (21%)
4. CPW (8%)
5. Heathen Combat (7%)
6. UCW (4%)
7. Maniacs United (2%)
8. Hughes Academy (1%)
 

BEST NEW ZEALANDER ABROAD (2020)

1. Dakota Kai (34%)
2. Toa Henare (32%)
3. Jay White (23%)
4. Taylor Adams (8%)
5. Bea Priestley (2%)
6. Bad Luck Fale (0%)


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