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Full List of Winners for the 2018 Wrestling Observer Awards

By Marchman · Thursday, March 14, 2019 · 0 Comments

Kenny Omega

The annual Wrestling Observer Newsletter Awards for the year of 2018 were officially unveiled today. The full list of winners has been posted right here. The winners are:

The "Lou Thesz/Ric Flair Award" (Wrestler of the Year) - Kenny Omega

Most Outstanding Wrestler - Kenny Omega

Tag Team of the Year - The Young Bucks

Best on Interviews - Daniel Bryan

Match of the Year - Kenny Omega vs. Kazuchika Okada at NJPW Dominion 6.9

Most Valuable in MMA - Conor McGregor

Most Outstanding Fighter - Daniel Cormier

Promotion of the Year - New Japan Pro Wrestling

Best Weekly Wrestling Show - NXT

MMA Fight of the Year - Justin Gaethje vs. Dustin Poirier, April 14th

United States/Canada MVP - AJ Styles

Japanese MVP - Kenny Omega

Mexico MVP - L.A. Park


Non-Heavyweight MVP - Will Ospreay

Women's Wrestling MVP - Becky Lynch

Women's MMA MVP - Amanda Nunes

Best Box Office Draw - Conor McGregor

Feud of the Year - Johnny Gargano vs. Tommaso Ciampa

Most Improved - Adam Page

Most Charismatic - Tetsuya Naito

The "Bryan Danielson Award" (Best Technical Wrestler) - Zack Sabre Jr.

The "Bruiser Brody Memorial Award" (Best Brawler) - Tomohiro Ishii

Best Flying Wrestler - Will Ospreay

Most Overrated - Baron Corbin

Most Underrated - Finn Balor

Rookie of the Year - Ronda Rousey

Best Non-Wrestler - Paul Heyman

Best Television Announcer - Kevin Kelly

Worst Television Announcer - Jonathan Coachman

Best Major Wrestling Show - NJPW Dominion 6.9

Worst Major Wrestling Show - Crown Jewel

Best Wrestling Maneuver - Kenny Omega's One-Winged Angel

Most Disgusting Promotional Tactic - WWE's Relationship With Saudi Arabia

Worst Television Show - Monday Night Raw

Worst Match of the Year - D-Generation X vs. The Brothers of Destruction at Crown Jewel

Worst Feud of the Year - Sasha Banks vs. Bayley

Worst Promotion of the Year - WWE

Best Booker - Gedo

Promoter of the Year - Takaaki Kidani

Best Gimmick - The Velveteen Dream

Worst Gimmick - "Constable" Baron Corbin

Best Pro Wrestling Book - "Eggshells: Pro Wrestling in the Tokyo Dome" by Chris Charlton

Best Pro Wrestling DVD/Streaming Documentary - "Andre the Giant" on HBO

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