It was recently announced by Pro Wrestling Illustrated that AEW World Champion Jon Moxley is the top #1 ranked wrestler in the world on the 2020 PWI 500 List.
Pro Wrestling Illustrated is set to release a special collectors edition magazine as they celebrate the 30th year of the PWI 500 List as well as ranking the top wrestlers from all over the world.
Pro Wrestling Illustrated even revealed the criteria used in picking the top wrestlers in the world, which was done from July 1st, 2019 – June 30th, 2020. The criteria for picking the top wrestlers in the world are as follows:
- Win-loss record
- Technical ability
- Influence on the sport
- Success against the highest grade of competition
- Success against the most diverse competition
You can check out Pro Wrestling Illustrated’s announcement below:
Since the cover is already making its way around online, no point in waiting any longer: Congratulations to @AEWrestling‘s @JonMoxley on being the #1 ranked wrestler in this year’s PWI 500! Preorder your print copy now at https://t.co/EuUXs75XJB pic.twitter.com/O0JrkyvJ6U— PWI (@OfficialPWI) August 27, 2020