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Best/Worst of 2017
« on: December 03, 2017, 07:18:02 AM »
Let's do a end of the year awards deal if people are interested.

Fill in as many or as a few as you want.

Wrestler of the Year
Promotion of the Year
Best Major Wrestling Show
Best Weekly TV Show
Best Match of the Year
Most Underrated (by the company)
Feud of the Year
Tag Team of the Year
Most Improved
Best on Interviews
Best Television Announcer
Worst Wrestler
Worst Promotion of the Year
Worst Major Wrestling Show
Worst Television Show
Worst Match of the Year
Most Overrated (by the company)
Worst Feud of the Year
Worst Television Announcer

Some others or "b class"

Best Return:
Most Disappointing Return/Surprise:
Best Finisher:
Best/Worst Angle/skit:
Best/Worst Celebrity Moment:
"Why Do I Still Watch?" Moment:
"THIS Is Why I Still Watch!" Moment:
Best/Worst Entrance Music:


you can add your own!

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Re: Best/Worst of 2017
« Reply #1 on: December 03, 2017, 08:53:02 AM »
I'll fill more of it out later as it is hard to remember all of it at one time


Wrestler of the Year: Kaz Okada (So many amazing matches)
Promotion of the Year: NJPW (great year both in-ring and in growth)
Best Major Wrestling Show: NJPW Jan 4 Wrestle Kingdom
Best Weekly TV Show: NJPW on AXS
Best Match of the Year: 8/6/17 G1: Okada Vs Minoru Suzuki (this just clicked for me on multiple levels. It would have been okada/shibata but....no)
Most Underrated (by the company): DEAN AMBROSE
Feud of the Year: Omega Vs Okada (It's not my personal favourite style but I can't deny the buzz or the effect on business)
Tag Team of the Year: Cesaro/Sheamus (It'd be Dean/Seth if they got back together sooner)
Most Improved: Juice Robinson (his rise has been amazing to watch)
Best on Interviews: John Cena (still untouchable. Just ask Roman Reigns)
Best Television Announcer: Booker T (The way he gets more pissed off and bitter every week is the only good thing about the announcers)
Worst Wrestler: Mojo Rawley (there's so many people I could choose. I wanted to pick Kane but he has a basic competency still)
Worst Promotion of the Year: WWE (IMPACT is too easy to pick but I don't watch it and people claim it has been better)
Worst Major Wrestling Show: I'll come back to this
Worst Television Show: Can I pick total divas or bellas?
Worst Match of the Year: Punjabi Prison
Most Overrated (by the company): Jinder Mahal (Kane is my second pick but it's impossible not to go with Jinder)
Worst Feud of the Year: Bray Wyatt Vs Randy Orton (hands down)
Worst Television Announcer: JBL

Some others or "b class"

Best Return: Kurt Angle (unless I can remember a better one)
Most Disappointing Return/Surprise: HHH
Best Finisher: AJ's Phenomenal Forearm
Best/Worst Angle/skit: Best is Dean and Seth finally re-uniting. Worst...I'd have to think about it. There's so many.
Best/Worst Celebrity Moment: Have to think.
"Why Do I Still Watch?" Moment: have to think.
"THIS Is Why I Still Watch!" Moment: Dean/Seth re-unite
Best/Worst Entrance Music: Best is Mike/Maria...NO QUESTION. Worst is corbins new theme.

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Re: Best/Worst of 2017
« Reply #2 on: December 03, 2017, 01:44:23 PM »
I don't actually watch anything other than WWE these days, so that's why this will all be WWE-centric.

Wrestler of the Year:  AJ Styles
Promotion of the Year:  WWE
Best Major Wrestling Show:  NXT Takeover: Wargames
Best Weekly TV Show:  WWE RAW
Best Match of the Year:  Tyler Bate vs. Pete Dunne, NXT Takeover: Chicago
Most Underrated (by the company):  Sami Zayn
Feud of the Year:  Roman Reigns vs. Braun Strowman
Tag Team of the Year:  The Bar (Cesaro/Sheamus)
Most Improved:  Braun Strowman
Best on Interviews:  The Miz
Best Television Announcer:  Nigel McGuinness
Worst Wrestler:  Titus O'Neil (I was tempted to pick somebody else because he doesn't wrestle much anymore, but realistically Titus is the bottom of the barrel.)
Worst Promotion of the Year:  N/A
Worst Major Wrestling Show:  WWE Battleground
Worst Television Show:  WWE Smackdown
Worst Match of the Year:  Randy Orton vs. Jinder Mahal, WWE Battleground
Most Overrated (by the company):  Randy Orton
Worst Feud of the Year:  Randy Orton vs. Jinder Mahal
Worst Television Announcer:  Byron Saxton

Some others or "b class"

Best Return:  Kurt Angle
Most Disappointing Return/Surprise:  Rusev.  It looked like they were going to re-introduce him as a new title contender for his return back in the spring and then it was all abandoned and they did absolutely nothing with him.
Best Finisher:  Brock Lesnar's F5
Best/Worst Angle/skit:  Best - "I'm not finished with you!"  Worst - This is you life, Bayley.
Best/Worst Celebrity Moment:  Best - Gronk at Wrestlemania.  Worst -  The Ball Family.
"Why Do I Still Watch?" Moment:  Jinder Mahal wins WWE World Title
"THIS Is Why I Still Watch!" Moment:  Kurt Angle returns to the ring at TLC
Best/Worst Entrance Music:  Best - Bobby Roode, Worst - Baron Corbin (current)

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Re: Best/Worst of 2017
« Reply #3 on: December 03, 2017, 02:33:37 PM »
I pretty much only watch WWE, NXT Takeover, and older territory footage with the occasional New Japan match via YouTube.

Wrestler of the Year: AJ Styles.
Promotion of the Year: New Japan for the in-roads they've continued to make.
Best Major Wrestling Show: Survivor Series.
Best Match of the Year: Finn Balor vs. AJ Styles, TLC.
Most Underrated: Rusev.
Feud of the Year: Roman Reigns vs. Braun Strowman.
Tag Team of the Year: The Usos.
Most Improved: Braun Strowman.
Best on Interviews: Paul Heyman.
Best Television Announcer: Corey Graves.
Worst Wrestler: Mojo Rawley.
Worst Promotion of the Year: TNA Global Impact Force Fuckery for all the stupid shit they continue to do.
Worst Major Wrestling Show: Money in the Bank.
Worst Match of the Year: Bray Wyatt vs. Randy Orton in the House of Horrors.
Most Overrated: Kenny Omega vs. Kazuchika Okada, NJPW Dominion. Six stars? No way.
Worst Feud of the Year: Bray Wyatt vs. Randy Orton.
Worst Television Announcer: Byron Saxton.

Best Return: The Shield.
Most Disappointing Return/Surprise: Triple H and Stephanie McMahon returning to TV.
Best Finisher: AJ's Phenomenal Forearm.
Best/Worst Angle/skit: Best is I'M NOT FINISHED WITH YOOOOUUUU. Worst angle is Jason Jordan as Kurt Angle's illegitimate son.
Best/Worst Celebrity Moment: Best? I don't usually know who any of them are, but the worst was that horseshit with the Ball family on Raw.
"Why Do I Still Watch?" Moment: Jinder Mahal's general involvement in the main event picture.
"THIS Is Why I Still Watch!" Moment: Tyler Bate getting a goddamned airplane spin over as a near-death move at the Chicago Takeover!
Best/Worst Entrance Music: Best is the Shield theme. Worst is Baron Corbin.
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Re: Best/Worst of 2017
« Reply #4 on: December 03, 2017, 02:57:33 PM »
Gonna keep this limited to WWE/NXT

Wrestler of the Year:  AJ Styles
Promotion of the Year: NXT
Best Major Wrestling Show: Survivor Series
Best Weekly TV Show:  NXT
Best Match of the Year:  Ambrose/Rollins vs The Bar
Most Underrated (by the company):  Cesaro
Feud of the Year:  USOs vs New Day
Tag Team of the Year: USOS
Most Improved: Braun Strowman
Best on Interviews: The Miz
Best Television Announcer: Mauro Ranello
Worst Wrestler:  Jason Jordan
Worst Promotion of the Year:  TNA/Impact/Global
Worst Major Wrestling Show: Backlash
Worst Television Show: Smackdown
Worst Match of the Year: Bray vs Orton House of Horrors shit
Most Overrated (by the company): Jinder Mahal
Worst Feud of the Year: Orton vs Mahal
Worst Television Announcer: Percy Watson

Some others or "b class"

Best Return: Hardy Boys
Most Disappointing Return/Surprise: War Games
Best Finisher: Shield Triple Bomb
Best/Worst Angle/skit: Festival of Friendship
Best/Worst Celebrity Moment: Best-Gronk.  Worst-Ball Family
"Why Do I Still Watch?" Moment: Alexa Bliss This Is Your Life
"THIS Is Why I Still Watch!" Moment:  Shield Reunion
Best/Worst Entrance Music: Best Maria and Mike Worst: Corbin


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Re: Best/Worst of 2017
« Reply #5 on: December 06, 2017, 03:46:54 AM »
Wrestler of the Year: AJ Styles
Promotion of the Year: NJPW
Best Major Wrestling Show: NXT Takeover: Brooklyn (nothing really stands out as obvious.)
Best Weekly TV Show: Smackdown Live
Best Match of the Year: AJ Styles- Finn Balor from TLC 2017
Most Underrated (by the company): Sheamus (I feel like if he were in NJPW or PWG, people would be shitting bricks about him but he has stigma as Triple H's boy)
Feud of the Year: Usos Vs New Day
Tag Team of the Year: Usos
Most Improved: BRAUN
Best on Interviews: The Miz
Best Television Announcer: Corey Graves
Worst Wrestler: Four way tie between Michael Elgin, Alberto El Patron, Sami Callihan, and Bram: The Mount Rushmore of Wrestling Dirtbags. Workrate wise worst is Jinder or Titus.
Worst Promotion of the Year: Impact has been more forgettable than actively terrible this year but Idk
Worst Major Wrestling Show? WWE Battleground
Worst Television Show idk
Worst Match of the Year House of Horrors Match
Most Overrated (by the company)? CODY! (I feel bad saying that since he seems like legit nice dude and is hard worker and fairly talented but ROH presents him as a once in generation, promotion altering legend. Jinder was presented as dick who is in over his head through his entire title run p. much which is one of reasons why it was so bad in addition to Jinder being a bad wrestler)
Worst Feud of the Year: Jinder Mahal Vs Randy Orton or Orton Vs Wyatt. Randy had a rough year!
Worst Television Announcer JBL

Some others or "b class"

Best Return: The Hardy Boys
Most Disappointing Return/Surprise: Alberto El Patron in Impact. He's human garbage.
Best Finisher: IndyTaker
Best/Worst Angle/skit: I'M NOT FINISHED WITH YOU! Worst? Jason Jordan being Angle's son.
Best/Worst Celebrity Moment: Idk
"Why Do I Still Watch?" Moment: Randy Orton cutting jingoistic promos Jinder. Runner up: Alberto El Patron still being a working wrestler.
"THIS Is Why I Still Watch!" Moment: Seeing EYFBO Vs Lucha Brothers at Beyond Wrestling Americanrana '17 was high up there for me
Best/Worst Entrance Music: BEST: Mike & Maria Kanellis. Worst is Corbin. His old theme was bad and somehow they made it worse?