Specific guidelines were attached to the Top The other nine spots are made up of talent, regardless of company, who shined in And, of course, in-ring work and promos were two major factors. Also, just because a wrestler is ranked higher does not mean he is necessarily the better wrestler, just that he made more impact across the business over the past year. Top three matches of Lights Out vs. Marko Stunt; Uncharted Territory vs.
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Who was the most popular wrestler in ? When you hear the glass shatter and the crowd erupts, you know the answer was Stone Cold Steve Austin. And how about in ? The business strategy of listening to the crowd is tough to gauge when there is no physical audience to listen to. And so the task of ranking the top 20 wrestlers of within WWE was tougher than perhaps it would have been in years past. While a lot of his work may not have been seen or showcased this year, he wrestled in what can be considered a match-of-the-year candidate in October when he took on Ilja Dragunov. It is likely the match of the year in WWE, and perhaps the best match of at least the past five years within the company.
10. Eddie Kingston
Sure, nothing can beat those golden years when it was still WWF and Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson was cookin' and doin' his thing, but the world of wrestling continues to bring it. Comprising much of the Raw and Smackdown bills, including tag teams within each promotion, the top wrestlers right now are some of the toughest, scariest, and ruthless superstars of the ring. And while no one's forgot NXT and the Cruiserweight class, this list only features the best wrestlers who've proven themselves beyond development brands and special classes. So, who do you think is the best wrestler in the WWE right now? Check out the list of current WWE wrestlers and cast your votes for who you think top the rest. Randy Orton. AJ Styles. Roman Reigns.
Who is the best in the business at the moment? Of course, it is fairly subjective, considering the pre-determined nature of the results. However, in rival company AEW, a real sports feel has been fairly well achieved by using a ranking system based on a weighted win-loss record. So here are the rules. Only singles matches on this ranking.