NZPWI People’s Choice Awards 2021

Thank you for voting in the 2021 NZPWI People’s Choice Awards!

More than 1,700 votes were cast by visitors from five different countries. You told us loud and clear what you thought was the best of pro-wrestling in 2021.

 


 

QUICK RESULTS

 
INTERNATIONAL CATEGORIES

 
NEW ZEALAND CATEGORIES

 


 

INTERNATIONAL CATEGORIES

 

BEST MALE WRESTLER (2021)

1. Bryan Danielson/Daniel Bryan (44%)
2. Roman Reigns (17%)
3. Kenny Omega (14%)
4. Drew McIntyre (8%)
5. “Hangman” Adam Page (7%)
5. Will Ospreay (7%)
7. Kazuchika Okada (2%)
8. Shingo Takagi (1%)
 

BEST FEMALE WRESTLER (2021)

1. Dr Britt Baker DMD (31%)
2. Bianca Belair (23%)
3. Becky Lynch (16%)
4. Charlotte Flair (11%)
5. Thunder Rosa (9%)
6. Hikaru Shida (6%)
7. Deonna Purrazzo (2%)
8. Raquel Gonzalez (1%)
 

BEST TAG TEAM OR STABLE (2021)

1. The Bloodline (22%)
2. The Elite (17%)
2. RK-Bro (17%)
4. The Dark Order (11%)
5. The New Day (9%)
5. The United Empire (9%)
7. FTR (8%)
8. Jurassic Express (6%)
 

BREAKOUT STAR (2021)

1. Big E (24%)
2. Darby Allin (20%)
3. Jungle Boy (15%)
3. Liv Morgan (15%)
5. Sammy Guevara (9%)
6. Josh Alexander (7%)
7. Austin Theory (5%)
8. Damian Priest (3%)
 

BEST ROOKIE (2021)

1. Hook (39%)
2. Bron Breakker (33%)
3. Jade Cargill (14%)
4. The Creed Brothers (Brutus Creed & Julius Creed) (10%)
5. Tony D’Angelo (3%)
6. Brock Anderson (1%)
 

BEST MATCH (2021)

1. Bryan Danielson vs. “Hangman” Adam Page (AEW Dynamite: Winter is Coming) (24%)
2. Bryan Danielson vs. Kenny Omega (AEW Dynamite: Grand Slam) (22%)
3. Ilja Dragunov vs. WALTER (NXT TakeOver 36) (16%)
4. Bianca Belair vs. Sasha Banks (WWE WrestleMania 37) (15%)
5. The Lucha Bros vs. The Young Bucks—Steel Cage (AEW All Out) (12%)
6. Dr Britt Baker DMD vs. Thunder Rosa—Lights Out (AEW Dynamite, March 17) (5%)
7. Shingo Takagi vs. Will Ospreay (NJPW Wrestling Dontaku) (3%)
8. Jay White vs. Kota Ibushi (NJPW Wrestle Kingdom 15) (2%)
 

BEST EVENT (2021)

1. AEW All Out (39%)
2. WWE WrestleMania 37 (20%)
3. AEW Full Gear (16%)
4. NJPW Wrestle Kingdom 15 (8%)
5. ROH Final Battle (7%)
6. AEW Dynamite: Grand Slam (5%)
7. WWE Money in the Bank (3%)
8. WWE Crown Jewel (2%)
 

BEST PROMOTION (2021)

1. AEW (72%)
2. WWE (17%)
3. NJPW (5%)
4. GCW (3%)
5. ROH (2%)
6. Impact Wrestling (1%)

 


 

NEW ZEALAND CATEGORIES

 

BEST MALE WRESTLER (2021)

1. NIWA (24%)
2. James Shaw (18%)
3. Jamie Tagataese (16%)
4. Horus/Magnum (15%)
5. Will Power (13%)
6. Charlie Roberts (7%)
7. “Rufguts” Roddy Gunn (5%)
8. Slade Mercer (2%)
 

BEST FEMALE WRESTLER (2021)

1. Frankie Quinn (23%)
2. Britenay (20%)
3. Candy Lee (16%)
3. DisGrace/Grace Lightning (16%)
5. Just Plain Evil (8%)
6. Victoria Ryan (8%)
7. Lily Fae (6%)
8. Kirby (4%)
 

BEST TAG TEAM OR STABLE (2021)

1. Church and State (27%)
2. The Mega Powers (17%)
3. [REDACTED] (13%)
4. CTRL (11%)
5. The Taniwha Atrocities (10%)
6. Manalanche (9%)
7. Bad Bromance (6%)
7. The Gunn Cabinet (6%)
 

BREAKOUT STAR (2021)

1. Liam Erikson (22%)
2. Cool Guy Sky (21%)
3. Spartan Sam Black (13%)
4. JT Hollow (12%)
4. Nico Dandy (12%)
6. Rangi (11%)
7. Corey Cutter (6%)
8. Ray Gunn (4%)
 

BEST ROOKIE (2021)

1. Phoenix Tallion (29%)
2. Harry Williams (17%)
3. Amber Saint (14%)
4. Ryan Zero (13%)
5. Rhys Gibson (11%)
6. Azza (6%)
7. In the Zone (Dan Crick & TJ Illes) (5%)
7. The Gingernut (5%)
 

BEST MATCH (2021)

1. Marcus Kool vs. NIWA—Dog Collar (SPW Southern Rumble) (23%)
2. Phoenix Tallion vs. Tyler Chase (Maniacs United, June 26) (20%)
3. Slade Mercer vs. Toa Henare (SPW Fight For Gold) (14%)
4. Jamie Tagataese vs. NIWA—Last Man Standing (IPW Fallout) (13%)
5. Over the Top Rumble (Valiant Pro Over the Top) (11%)
6. Jamie Tagataese vs. K9 (IPW Fans Bring the Weapons) (10%)
7. Team Warrior vs. Team Valiant Pro (Warrior Wrestling Whanganui Showdown) (6%)
8. Britenay vs. Candy Lee vs. Frankie Quinn (IPW March to War) (4%)
 

BEST EVENT (2021)

1. SPW Southern Rumble (26%)
2. CPW Fury with the Brewery (24%)
3. IPW Fans Bring the Weapons (16%)
4. IPW The Eliminator (9%)
5. UCW Rise to the Top (6%)
5. Warrior Wrestling Whanganui Showdown (6%)
5. Valiant Pro Over the Top (6%)
5. Heathen Combat The Difference Between You and Me… (6%)
 

BEST PROMOTION (2021)

1. IPW (22%)
2. SPW (20%)
3. CPW (18%)
4. Maniacs United (10%)
5. UCW (9%)
5. Valiant Pro (9%)
7. Warrior Wrestling (8%)
8. Heathen Combat (3%)
9. Hughes Academy (1%)
10. PWE (0%)
 

BEST NEW ZEALANDER ABROAD (2021)

1. Dakota Kai (40%)
2. Jay White (26%)
3. Aaron Henare/Toa Henare (19%)
4. Taylor Adams (8%)
5. Bea Priestley/Blair Davenport (3%)
6. Bad Luck Fale (2%)
6. TK Cooper (2%)
8. Link Barnett (0%)

 


 

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