Full List Of PWI’s Annual Top 500 For 2005

Andy Stevens


Every year, the Pro Wrestling Illustrated magazine gives out an annual list of the 500 best wrestlers today. The following is the 2005 PWI top 500:

1. Batista

2. John Cena

3. Satoshi Kojima

4. Triple H

5. JBL

6. Kurt Angle

7. AJ Styles

8. Edge

9. Shelton Benjamin

10. Hiroyoshi Tenzan

11. Jeff Jarrett

12. Ultimo Guerrero

13. Chris Benoit

14. Rey Misterio Jr

15. Eddie Guerrero

16. Kenta Kobashi

17. Christopher Daniels

18. Mistico

19. Kane

20. Booker T

21. Tiger Mask IV

22. Samoa Joe

23. Petey Williams

24. Hijo Del Santo

25. Chris Jericho

26. Undertaker

27. Kensuke Sasaki

28. Monty Brown

29. Randy Orton

30. Christian

31. The Big Show

32. Naomichi Marufuji

33. Muhammad Hassan

34. Shawn Michaels

35. L.A. Park

36. Paul London

37. Abyss

38. Rey Bucanero

39. Jushin Liger

40. C.M. Punk

41. Carlito

42. Mitsuharu Misawa

43. Dr Wagner Jr

44. William Regal

45. Raven

46. Toshiaki Kawada

47. Hector Garza

48. Chavo Guerrero Jr

49. Tajiri

50. Ron Killings

51. Ric Flair

52. Shocker

53. Shijiro Otani

54. Matt Morgan

55. Bobby Rude

56. Eugene

57. Masa Chono

58. Jeff Hardy

59. Michael Shane

60. Eric Young

61. Elix Skipper

62. Austin Aries

63. Robert Conway

64. Perro Aguayo Jr

65. KENTA

66. Doug Basham

67. Chris Harris

68. Charlie Haas

69. Chris Sabin

70. Averno

71. James Storm

72. Danny Basham

73. Kaz Hayashi

74. Joey Mercury

75. The Hurricane

76. American Dragon

77. Mephisto

78. Hardcore Holly

79. Frankie Kazarian

80. Johnny Nitro

81. Spanky

82. Brent Albright

83. Gene Snitsky

84. Takeshi Rikioh

85. Negro Casas

86. Orlando Jordan

87. Spike Dudley

88. Simon Dean

89. Heidenreich

90. Chase Stevens

91. Matt Cappotelli

92. Rosey

93. Maven

94. Sylvan Grenier

95. Colt Cabana

96. Andy Douglas

97. Johnny Jeter

98. B.G. James

99. Keiji Muto

100. James Gibson

101. Donovan Morgan

102. Mr. Niebla

103. Alex Shelley

104. Tyson Tomko

105. Billy Kidman

106. Konnan

107. Jun Akiyama

108. Sho Funaki

109. Elijah Burke

110. Michael Modest

111. Mr. Aguila

112. Tenryu

113. Steve Corino

114. Tank Toland

115. Kid Kash

116. Chris Masters

117. Rene Dupree

118. Mark Jindrak

119. Shark Boy

120. Aaron Stevens

121. Sonjay Dutt

122. Tokyo Magnum

123. The Outlaw

124. Nigel Mcguinness

125. Daivari

126. Juvenud Guerrera

127. Chad Toland

128. Nunzio

129. Viscera

130. Atlantis

131. Koji Kanemoto

132. Antonio Thomas

133. Kenzo Suzuki

134. Steven Richards

135. Val Venis

136. Romeo Roselli

137. Scotty 2 Hotty

138. Doug Williams

139. Shannon Moore

140. Jimmy Rave

141. Akio

142. Oriental

143. D Lo Brown

144. Psicosis

145. Trevor Rhodes

146. Rocky Romero

147. Adam Pierce

148. Seven

149. CW Anderson

150. Jamal

151. Danny Inferno

152. Super Delphin

153. Garrison Cade

154. Abismo Negro

155. Blaster Lashley

156. Lance Hoyt

157. Rhino

158. Homicide

159. Taka Michinoku

160. Dos Caras Jr

161. Chad Collyer

162. Vampiro

163. Rikishi

164. Tatsuhito Takaiwa

165. Johnny swinger

166. Bison Smith

167. Black Warrior

168. Blue Panther

169. Sonny Siaki

170. Dick Togo

171. Ace Steel

172. Elektro

173. Low-Ki

174. Seth Skyfire

175. Giant Bernard

176. Jimmy Jacobs

177. Ricky Reyes

178. Taiyo Kea

179. Puma

180. Matt Stryker

181. Gedo

182. Latin Lover

183. Ray Gonzalez

184. Akira Taue

185. Simon Daimond

186. Harry Smith

187. Julio Dinero

188. Todd Shane

189. Skayde

190. Mike Shane

191. Cima

192. Danny Daniels

193. Jack Evans

194. Glamor Boy Shane

195. Steve Lewington

196. Osamu Nishimura

197. Alebrije

198. Hotstuff Hernandez

199. David Young

200. M Dogg 20

201. Tyson Dux

202. Kevin Northcutt

203. Josh Daniels

204. Eddie Colon

205. Yuji Nagata

206. Tony Kozina

207. BJ Whitmer

208. Chuck Palumbo

209. Ultimo Dragon

210. B Boy

211. Masada

212. Jinsei Shinzaki

213. John Walters

214. Dr X

215. Scott D’Amore

216. Mike Kruel

217. Ricky Banderas

218. Jay Lethal

219. Minoru Tanaka

220. Felino

221. Heavy Metal

222. Mike Mondo

223. Josh Prohibiton

224. Vance Nevada

225. Deuce Shade

226. Bronco

227. Blue Meanie

228. Dragon Kid

229. Tony Jones

230. TJ Wilson

231. Rodney Mack

232. Rodrick Strong

233. Sean Casey

234. Manabu Nakanishi

235. Tarzan Boy

236. Jerelle Clark

237. Slash Venom

238. Pantera

239. Masato Tanaka

240. Shane Ballard

241. Joe E Legend

242. Mike Quackenbush

243. Dean Jablonski

244. Toru Yano

245. Great Sasuke

246. Cody Hawk

247. Diamante

248. Shannon Ballard

249. Milano Collection AT

250. Frank Parker

251. Vinny Massaro

252. Mike Taylor

253. Rod Steel

254. Jado

255. Mac Johnson

256. Turbo

257. Alastar ” A-1″ Ralphz

258. Striker

259. Takashi Yoshida

260. D-Ray 3000

261. Minoru Fujita

262. Babi Slymm

263. Amazing Red

264. Apolo

265. Prince Nana

266. Mikey Batts

267. Predator

268. Chicano

269. Chet Jablonski

270. Gran Hamada

271. Webster Dauphiney

272. Eric Matlock

273. Chris Hamrick

274. Biggie Biggs

275. The Stro

276. Eric Alexander

277. Quiet Storm

278. Slyk Wagner Brown

279. Ken Anderson

280. Steve Madison

281. Tom Howard

282. Thunder

283. Arik Cannon

284. Arch Kincaid

285. Kevin Dunn

286. Onyx

287. Mana

288. Naphtali

289. Scotty Mac

290. Daniel Puder

291. Human Tornado

292. Juggernaut

293. Ray Gordy

294. Seth Shai

295. Vordell Walker

296. Steve Demarco

297. Brad Bradley

298. Alex Arion

299. Joel Maximo

300. Teddy Hart

301. Boomer Payne

302. Kirby Marcos

303. Tim Warcloud

304. Jose Maximo

305. Apocalypse

306. Tommy Williams

307. Ken Doane

308. Frank Murdoch

309. Da Beast

310. Mike Fox

311. Sterling James Keenan

312. Marty Wright

313. Rob Eckos

314. Jason Rumble

315. Dusty wolfe

316. Adam Firestorm

317. Quinn Magnum

318. Cru Jones

319. Brian Black

320. Andrew Ryker

321. Rico Suave

322. Michelle Starr

323. Robin Knightwing

324. J J Perez

325. Dennis Gregory

326. N8 Mattson

327. Fred Sampson

328. Steve Mack

329. El Nene

330. Chasyn Rance

331. Claudio Castagnoli

332. Danny Doring

333. Sedrick Strong

334. Joey Knight

335. Ladies Choice

336. Rory Fox

337. Vik Dalishus

338. Billy Bax

339. Lightning

340. Vito Thomaselli

341. Scotty Charisma

342. Zach Gowen

343. Nasdaq

344. Hangman Hughes

345. Mace

346. Axl Rotten

347. Dow Jones

348. Robbie Dawber

349. Bruce Steele

350. Sal Thomaselli

351. Hentai

352. Bamm Bamm Penders

353. KC Thunder

354. EC Negro

355. Mike tobin

356. Aaron Idol

357. Alyx Winters

358. Marc Ash

359. Lash Leroux

360. Rockin Rebel

361. John Rambo

362. Nikita Allanov

363. Japanese Pool Boy

364. Andy Baker

365. Dropkick Murphy

366. Greg Matthews

367. Derrick Heikirk

368. Tim Flowers

369. Bryan Logan

370. Apollo Kahn

371. Mace Mendoza

372. Delirious

373. Dru Onyx

374. Hallowicked

375. Devon Storm

376. Matt Logan

377. T Rantula

378. Lotus

379. Glen Osbourne

380. Balls Mahoney

381. Buff-E

382. Conrad Kennedy III

383. Diabolico

384. Mr Ooh La La

385. Quinson Valentino

386. Sebastian Dark

387. Shirley Doe

388. Brent Dail

389. Jigsaw

390. Hook Bomberry

391. Crazy J

392. Frankie Capone

393. Chris Taylor

394. Cheetah Master

395. Gran Akuma

396. CJ O’Doyle

397. Scottie Gash

398. Krazy K

399. Eddie Guapo

400. The Bouncer

401. Cody Steele

402. Shawn Patrick

403. George South Sr

404. Aden Chambers

405. Ryan O’reilly

406. J-Rocc

407. Glenn Spectre

408. Supreme Lee Great

409. Jeff Starr

410. Eddie Kingston

411. Greg Spitz

412. Don Basher

412. Mozart Fontaine

413. Huracan Castillo

414. Sexxxy Eddie

416. K-Pusha

417. Roman

418. Chase Del Monte

419. Tony Givens

420. Invader I

421. K-Murda

422. Dean Radford

423. Luiz Ortiz

424. PT Hussla

425. Shawn Osborne

426. Kevin Knight

427. JP Black

428. Johnny Maxx

429. Mike Dell

430. Indiana Kidd Jr

431. Brian Soscia

432. John Curse

433. J-Busta

434. Rod Steele

435. Eric Everlast

436. Larry Huntley

437. Scott Zenzen

438. DJ P ROC

439. Snatch Haggins

440. Mega

441. Billy Bart

442. Russell Simpson

443. Johnny Graham

444. Darin Childs

445. Shawn Christopher

446. Icarus

447. Justin Idol

448. Handsome Jimmy

449. JT Lightning

450. Franky the Mobster

451. Andre Lyonz

452. Kevin Baker

453. Jolly Roger

454. Charles Mercury

455. Tommy Suede

456. Gutter

457. Marcus Dillon

458. Danger

459. Daron Smythe

460. Leslie Leatherman

461. Mister Zero

462. Quinten Lee

463. Adam Booker

464. Sean Allen

465. Freak Nasty

466. Darkness Crabtree

467. Jack Thriller

468. Dexter Poindexter

469. Kevin Grace

470. Josh Cody

471. Shawn Cook

472. Shorty Smalls

473. Tony Golden

474. Nova Cain

475. Brian Danzig

476. Terry Alan

477. Powerhouse Hughes

478. Viper

479. Ultramantis Black

480. Bruiser Graham

481. Hellcat

482. Ric Gunner

483. Phil Atlas

484. Forsaken

485. Gino Martino

486. John Cabbie

487. Gotti

488. Will Christianson

489. Jimmy Cash

490. Brian Costello

491. Toy Dodson

492. Brother Clay

493. Eric Draven

494. Aaron Devil

495. Damian Dragon

496. Lord Zoltan

497. JV Insanity

498. CJ Summers

499. Bert Williams

500. Nick Nemeth

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