Who Was Named Pro Wrestling Illustrated’s Wrestler of the Year?, Roman Reigns Wins “Most Hated” Award and More

Nick Paglino
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WWE Champion AJ Styles won wrestler of the year in PWI’s 44th annual Achievement Award balloting. Styles won with 51% of the vote.

AJ Styles also won in the Match of the Year category for his WWE SummerSlam match against John Cena.

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Additionally, Styles’ 2016 matches against Dean Ambrose, Roman Reigns, Chris Jericho, John Cena at Money in the Bank and Shinsuke Nakamura in NJPW also received first-place votes from PWI readers.

Others PWI Achievement Award winners were as follows:

-Nia Jax (Rookie)
-Bayley (Inspirational)
-The Miz (Most Improved)
-Goldberg (Comeback)
-Charlotte Flair (Woman)
-Charlotte-Sasha Banks (Feud)
-Shinsuke Nakamura (Most Popular)
-Roman Reigns (Most Hated)
-The New Day (Tag Team)

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