Live Audio Wrestling - End of Year Awards

End of Year Awards

Awards are given over the course of two episodes: the Best of episode, typically the last episode of the year under consideration or the first episode of the following year, and the Worst of episode, awarded the first week without a pay-per-view event after the Best of episode. Each host of the show nominates a pick in each category, and may also name ties and "honourable mentions" in each category.

Unofficial picks are also given by Wai Ting and Nate Milton in the LAW's associated podcasts (Review-a-Raw, Review-a-Wai, and Review-an-Impact). Picks from these restricted in scope to the wrestling, but are otherwise identical in scope.

Best of Awards

Best Male Wrestler

Year Dan Lovranski Jason Agnew John Pollock Wai Ting
2008 Shawn Michaels Edge Nigel McGuinness
2009 Chris Jericho Chris Jericho Chris Jericho
2010 The Miz The Miz John Cena
2011 CM Punk CM Punk Hiroshi Tanahashi
2012 Michael Elgin Dolph Ziggler Hiroshi Tanahashi CM Punk

Best Female Wrestler

Year Dan Lovranski Jason Agnew John Pollock Wai Ting
2008 Beth Phoenix
Trish Stratus (honorable mention)
Gail Kim Gail Kim
2009 Beth Phoenix Beth Phoenix Ayako Hamada
2010 Natalya LayCool Sara Del Rey
2011 Sara Del Rey Madison Rayne Sara Del Rey
2012 Tara Tara/Ronda Rousey Tara Ronda Rousey

Best Tag Team

Year Dan Lovranski Jason Agnew John Pollock Wai Ting
2008 John Morrison and The Miz
Beer Money, Inc. (Robert Roode and James Storm) (honourable mention)
John Morrison and The Miz
Beer Money, Inc. (Robert Roode and James Storm) (honourable mention)
Beer Money, Inc. (Robert Roode and James Storm)
2009 Jeri-Show (Chris Jericho and The Big Show) Jeri-Show (Chris Jericho and The Big Show) Beer Money, Inc. (Robert Roode and James Storm)
2010 The Motor City Machine Guns (Alex Shelley and Chris Sabin)
Beer Money, Inc. (Robert Roode and James Storm)
The Motor City Machine Guns (Alex Shelley and Chris Sabin) Kings of Wrestling (Chris Hero and Claudio Castagnoli)
2011 The Briscoe Brothers (Jay Briscoe and Mark Briscoe) Beer Money, Inc. (Robert Roode and James Storm) Beer Money, Inc. (Robert Roode and James Storm)
2012 Christopher Daniels and Kazarian Christopher Daniels and Kazarian Christopher Daniels and Kazarian Christopher Daniels and Kazarian

Best on the Mic
This award is given to the wrestler or mixed martial artist who is the most natural at cutting promos or otherwise conversing on the microphone.

Year Dan Lovranski Jason Agnew John Pollock Wai Ting
2008 Chris Jericho Santino Marella Santino Marella
2009 CM Punk
Chris Jericho (honorable mention)
CM Punk Frank Mir
2010 The Miz The Miz Chael Sonnen
2011 CM Punk CM Punk CM Punk
2012 Paul Heyman CM Punk CM Punk CM Punk

Best Announcer
This award is given to the wrestling or mixed martial arts announcer, whether play-by-play or colour commentary.

Year Dan Lovranski Jason Agnew John Pollock Wai Ting
2008 Matt Striker Matt Striker
Joe Rogan
Matt Striker
2009 Frank Mir Joe Rogan Mauro Ranallo
2010 Mauro Ranallo Joe Rogan Joe Rogan
2011 Joe Rogan Joe Rogan Pat Miletich
2012 Joe Rogan Joe Rogan Nigel McGuinness Joe Rogan

Best Non-Wrestling Performer
This award is given to the best performer in the world of wrestling that does not participate in matches, such as managers and valets. This award was first awarded in 2008.

Year Dan Lovranski Jason Agnew John Pollock Wai Ting
2008 Vickie Guerrero Vickie Guerrero Vickie Guerrero
2009 Jim Cornette Don West Don West
2010 Vickie Guerrero Eric Bischoff
Michael Cole
Vickie Guerrero
2011 John Laurinaitis Ricardo Rodriguez Karen Jarrett
2012 Paul Heyman Paul Heyman Joseph Park Paul Heyman

Best Raw Guest Host
This award was only given in 2009 due to the use of guest hosts for WWE Raw.

Year Dan Lovranski Jason Agnew John Pollock
2009 Jesse Ventura Jesse Ventura Jesse Ventura

Most Improved
This award is given to the wrestler or fighter who has improved the most in terms of their skills development.

Year Dan Lovranski Jason Agnew John Pollock Wai Ting
2008 Brock Lesnar Rashad Evans Kenny Florian
2009 The Miz Eric Young
Kofi Kingston (honorable mention)
The Miz (honorable mention)
Brutus Magnus
2010 The Miz Alberto Del Rio
John Morrison (honorable mention)
The Miz
2011 Dolph Ziggler
Brooke Tessmacher (honorable mention)
Dolph Ziggler Mark Henry
Devon (honorable mention)
2012 Kazuchika Okada Kazarian Kazuchika Okada Austin Aries

Best Comeback
This award is given to the wrestler or fighter who has maintained their form after a long absence from wrestling or fighting.

Year Dan Lovranski Jason Agnew John Pollock Wai Ting
2008 Frank Mir Brock Lesnar Frank Mir
2009 Maryse as The Gobbledy Gooker Ricky Steamboat Ricky Steamboat
2010 Bret Hart
Jerry Lawler (honorable mention)
Chris Leben Paul Bearer
Stephan Bonnar
2011 Mark Henry
Frankie Edgar (honorable mention)
Mark Henry
Cheick Kongo (honorable mention)
The Rock
2012 Brock Lesnar Brock Lesnar Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira Ryback

Best Gimmick
This award is given to the best character or character trait in wrestling or mixed martial arts. First awarded in 2008 as a last-minute addition to the list of awards.

Year Dan Lovranski Jason Agnew John Pollock Wai Ting
2008 Santino Marella Santino Marella Santino Marella
2009 CM Punk as straight-edge character CM Punk as straight-edge character CM Punk as straight-edge character
2010 Nexus The Miz after winning Money in the Bank Jay Lethal as the Ric Flair impersonator
Jeff Jarrett as a mixed martial arts fighter
2011 Cody Rhodes as disfigured character Ronda Rousey defeating opponents with the armbar Ronda Rousey defeating opponents with the armbar
2012 Damien Sandow Daniel Bryan 'Yes!' Chant Bully Ray Joseph Park

Match of the Year
This award is given to the best wrestling match of the year.

Year Dan Lovranski Jason Agnew John Pollock Wai Ting
2008 Shawn Michaels vs. Ric Flair (WrestleMania XXIV) Samoa Joe vs. Kurt Angle (TNA Lockdown)
Shawn Michaels vs. Ric Flair (WrestleMania XXIV) (honorable mention)
Samoa Joe vs. Kurt Angle (TNA Lockdown)
2009 Edge vs. Jeff Hardy (WWE Extreme Rules) Chris Jericho vs. Rey Mysterio (WWE The Bash)
Edge vs. Jeff Hardy (WWE Extreme Rules)
The Undertaker vs. Shawn Michaels (WrestleMania XXV)
2010 The Undertaker vs. Shawn Michaels (WrestleMania XXVI) Daniel Bryan vs. Dolph Ziggler (WWE Bragging Rights)
The Undertaker vs. Shawn Michaels (WrestleMania XXVI) (honorable mention)
Tyler Black vs. Davey Richards (ROH Death Before Dishonor VIII)
2011 John Cena vs. CM Punk (WWE Money in the Bank)
Davey Richards vs. Eddie Edwards (ROH Best in the World) (honorable mention)
John Cena vs. CM Punk (WWE Money in the Bank)
Dolph Ziggler vs. Randy Orton (WWE Raw)
Davey Richards vs. Eddie Edwards (ROH Best in the World)
2012 Davey Richards vs. Michael Elgin (Showdown in the Sun) Brock Lesnar vs. John Cena (WWE Extreme Rules) The Undertaker vs Triple H (WrestleMania 28) The Undertaker vs Triple H (WrestleMania 28)

Best Feud
This award is given to the best protracted storyline, typically between wrestlers, but the award is not strictly restricted to wrestling.

Year Dan Lovranski Jason Agnew John Pollock Wai Ting
2008 Chris Jericho vs. Shawn Michaels
Edge vs. The Undertaker (honorable mention)
Chris Jericho vs. Shawn Michaels Chris Jericho vs. Shawn Michaels
2009 CM Punk vs. Jeff Hardy
Rashad Evans vs. Quinton Jackson (honorable mention)
CM Punk vs. Jeff Hardy Brock Lesnar vs. Frank Mir
Chris Jericho vs. Rey Mysterio (honorable mention)
2010 Kevin Steen vs. El Generico Anderson Silva vs. Chael Sonnen Georges St-Pierre vs. Josh Koscheck
2011 Kevin Steen vs. Ring of Honor Ultimate Fighting Championship vs. Spike TV Ultimate Fighting Championship vs. Spike TV
2012 Jon Jones vs. Rashad Evans Ronda Rousey vs Cris “Cyborg” Santos Anderson Silva vs. Chael Sonnen Anderson Silva vs. Chael Sonnen

Best Angle
This award is given to the best individual moment or plot device (typically in professional wrestling, though noteworthy mixed martial arts events may also be nominated) in the past year.

Year Dan Lovranski Jason Agnew John Pollock Wai Ting
2008 Randy Orton creates The Legacy Santino Marella and the Honk-a-Meter CM Punk winning Money in the Bank and the fallout
2009 Chris Jericho and The Big Show teaming together Build to Chris Jericho and Rey Mysterio Mask vs. WWE Intercontinental Championship match Randy Orton punts Vince McMahon
2010 Jerry Lawler vs. The Miz development The debut of Nexus The debut of Nexus
2011 CM Punk leaves WWE with the WWE Championship CM Punk leaves WWE with the WWE Championship CM Punk leaves WWE with the WWE Championship
2012 Ryback squash matches CM Punk holding WWE Title all year Austin Aries trades in X Title and wins TNA Title at Destination X Bound for Glory Series

Best Pay-Per-View
Up until 2009, there was a single award covering both wrestling and mixed martial arts pay-per-view events. In 2009, this category was split to two separate awards for wrestling events and mixed martial arts events, and in 2011 the mixed martial arts event category was no longer restricted to pay-per-view events, instead focusing on supercards in general.

Best Wrestling Pay-Per-View

Year Dan Lovranski Jason Agnew John Pollock Wai Ting
2008 WrestleMania XXIV WWE No Mercy
2009
2010 ROH Death Before Dishonor VIII WWE Money in the Bank ROH Death Before Dishonor VIII
2011 WWE Money in the Bank WWE Money in the Bank WWE Money in the Bank
2012 ROH Glory By Honor XI WWE TLC WWE Extreme Rules WrestleMania 28

Best Mixed Martial Arts Supercard

Year Dan Lovranski Jason Agnew John Pollock Wai Ting
2008 UFC 91
2009 UFC 100 UFC 100 UFC 100
2010 WEC 48 UFC 116 UFC 116
2011 UFC 139 UFC 139 UFC 139
2012 UFC 154 UFC 146 UFC 146 UFC 148

Best Promotion
This award is given to the best wrestling or mixed martial arts organization in the past year.

Year Dan Lovranski Jason Agnew John Pollock Wai Ting
2008 Ultimate Fighting Championship Ultimate Fighting Championship Ultimate Fighting Championship
2009 Ultimate Fighting Championship Ultimate Fighting Championship Ultimate Fighting Championship
2010 World Extreme Cagefighting Ultimate Fighting Championship Ultimate Fighting Championship
2011 Ultimate Fighting Championship Ultimate Fighting Championship Ultimate Fighting Championship
2012 Ultimate Fighting Championship Ultimate Fighting Championship Ultimate Fighting Championship Ultimate Fighting Championship

Best TV Show
Jason Agnew did not make a pick for 2011, as he did not watch The Ultimate Fighter: Team Bisping vs. Team Miller, which he otherwise felt as the best TV show.

Year Dan Lovranski Jason Agnew John Pollock Wai Ting
2008 The Ultimate Fighter: Team Nogueira vs. Team Mir Team Nogueira vs. Team Mir The Ultimate Fighter: Team Nogueira vs. Team Mir
2009 The Ultimate Fighter: Heavyweights
UFC Countdown (honorable mention)
WWE Vintage Collection The Ultimate Fighter: Heavyweights
2010 Ring of Honor Wrestling
The Ultimate Fighter: Team GSP vs. Team Koscheck (honourable mention)
WWE Raw The Ultimate Fighter: Team GSP vs. Team Koscheck
2011 The Ultimate Fighter: Team Bisping vs. Team Miller The Ultimate Fighter: Team Bisping vs. Team Miller
2012 UFC on FOX 5 UFC on FOX Fight Factory FOX’s Road to the Octagon/UFC Prime Time

Best Book
This award is given to the best book relating to wrestling or mixed martial arts. Jason Agnew does not normally give an award due to his commitments for other shows precluding him from reading too many candidates.

Year Dan Lovranski Jason Agnew John Pollock Wai Ting
2008 Adventures in Larry Land by Larry Zbyszko Total MMA by Jonathan Snowden
2009 Drawing Heat the Hard Way by Larry Matysik
Queen of the Ring by Jeff Leen (honourable mention)
The Midnight Express 25th Anniversary Scrapbook by Jim Cornette (honourable mention)
The Midnight Express 25th Anniversary Scrapbook by Jim Cornette
2010 Minnesota's Golden Age of Wrestling by George Schire
The MMA Encyclopedia by Jonathan Snowden and Kendall Shields
Countdown to Lockdown by Mick Foley
2011 The Last Outlaw by Stan Hansen Let's Get It On by Big John McCarthy and Loretta Hunt
2012 Heroes & Icons by Greg Oliver and Steven Johnson Shooters by Jonathan Snowden

Best DVD
This award is given to the best compilation or documentary on wrestling or mixed martial arts in the past year which have been released on DVD.

Year Dan Lovranski Jason Agnew John Pollock Wai Ting
2008 Viva la Raza: The Life and Times of Eddie Guerrero
The Life and Times of Mr. Perfect (honourable mention)
The Life and Times of Mr. Perfect Ric Flair shoot interview on Highspots
2009 Jeff Hardy My Life, My Rules The Wrestler Starrcade: The Essential Collection
2010 Chris Jericho Breaking the Code Chris Jericho Breaking the Code Chris Jericho Breaking the Code
2011 WWE Greatest Rivalries: Bret Hart vs. Shawn Michaels
Memphis Heat (honorable mention)
Memphis Heat
WWE Greatest Rivalries: Bret Hart vs. Shawn Michaels
Randy Orton The Evolution of a Predator (honorable mention)
Memphis Heat
2012 CM Punk “Best in the World” CM Punk “Best in the World” CM Punk “Best in the World” CM Punk “Best in the World”

Best Fighter

Year Dan Lovranski Jason Agnew John Pollock Wai Ting
2008 Anderson Silva Georges St-Pierre
Kenny Florian (honorable mention)
Georges St-Pierre
2009 Anderson Silva Gegard Mousasi Georges St-Pierre
2010 Frankie Edgar Cain Velasquez Georges St-Pierre
2011 Jon Jones Jon Jones Jon Jones
2012 Benson Henderson Anderson Silva Ronda Rousey Benson Henderson

Fight of the Year
This award is given to the best single match on a mixed martial arts card in the past year.

Year Dan Lovranski Jason Agnew John Pollock Wai Ting
2008 Forrest Griffin vs. Quinton Jackson (UFC 86)
Urijah Faber vs. Jens Pulver (WEC 38) (honorable mention)
Cung Le vs. Frank Shamrock (Strikeforce: Shamrock vs. Le) Eddie Alvarez vs. Joachim Hansen (Dream 3)
2009 Ben Henderson vs. Donald Cerrone (WEC 43)
Diego Sanchez vs. Clay Guida (The Ultimate Fighter: United States vs. United Kingdom Finale)
Scott Smith vs. Cung Le (Strikeforce: Evolution) Diego Sanchez vs. Clay Guida (The Ultimate Fighter: United States vs. United Kingdom Finale)
2010 Leonard Garcia vs. Chan Sung Jung (WEC 48)
Ben Henderson vs. Anthony Pettis (WEC 53) (honorable mention)
Anderson Silva vs. Chael Sonnen (UFC 117) Ben Henderson vs. Anthony Pettis (WEC 53)
2011 Dan Henderson vs. Maurício Rua (UFC 139) Dan Henderson vs. Maurício Rua (UFC 139) Diego Sanchez vs. Martin Kampmann (UFC Live: Sanchez vs. Kampmann)
2012 Benson Henderson vs. Frankie Edgar (UFC 144) Georges St-Pierre vs. Carlos Condit (UFC 154) Joe Lauzon vs. Jamie Varner (]) Benson Henderson vs. Frankie Edgar (UFC 144)

Moment of the Year
This award is given to the best individual wrestling or mixed martial arts moment in the past year. This award was discontinued in 2009.

Year Dan Lovranski Jason Agnew John Pollock
2008 Retirement of Ric Flair
Return of Randy Couture (honourable mention)
Brock Lesnar defeats Randy Couture
Retirement of Ric Flair (honourable mention)
Brock Lesnar winning the UFC Heavyweight Championship
Floyd Mayweather, Jr. appearing at WWE No Way Out

Best LAW Interview
This award is given to the best interview segment that aired on the LAW or an associated podcast in the past year. It was first awarded in 2010.

Year Dan Lovranski Jason Agnew John Pollock Wai Ting
2010 Marty Jannetty Jim Mitchell Marty Jannetty
Lex Luger (honorable mention)
Paul Bearer(honorable mention)
2011 Stan Hansen Chris Jericho Barry Blaustein
Teddy Hart (honorable mention)
2012 Vader Chris Jericho and Dave Meltzer roundtable Chris Jericho and Dave Meltzer roundtable Chris Jericho and Dave Meltzer roundtable
Worst of Awards
Worst Male Wrestler
Year Dan Lovranski Jason Agnew John Pollock
2008 Vladimir Kozlov Vladimir Kozlov Braden Walker
2009 The Great Khali Hornswoggle The Great Khali
2010 David Otunga Rhino David Otunga
2011 Crimson Rob Van Dam Crimson

Worst Female Wrestler

Year Dan Lovranski Jason Agnew John Pollock
2008 Rhaka Khan
Christy Hemme (honorable mention)
Michelle McCool (honorable mention)
Christy Hemme
Michelle McCool
Rhaka Khan
2009 Lacey Von Erich Michelle McCool Jenna Morasca
2010 Kelly Kelly Alicia Fox Lacey Von Erich
2011 Kelly Kelly Alicia Fox Kelly Kelly

Worst Tag Team

Year Dan Lovranski Jason Agnew John Pollock
2008 Curt Hawkins and Zack Ryder Abyss and Matt Morgan Curt Hawkins and Zack Ryder
2009 Mark Henry and Montel Vontavious Porter D-Generation X (Triple H and Shawn Michaels) D-Generation X (Triple H and Shawn Michaels)
2010 Eric Young and Orlando Jordan Eric Young and Orlando Jordan Gunner and Murphy
2011 Matt Morgan and Crimson David Otunga and Michael McGillicutty Mexican America (Hernandez and Anarquia)
Triple H and CM Punk (honorable mention)

Worst on the Mic

Year Dan Lovranski Jason Agnew John Pollock
2008 Vladimir Kozlov Mike Adamle Mike Adamle
2009 Tiffany Tiffany
Rhino (honorable mention)
Tiffany
2010 Kane Rhino Dixie Carter
2011 D'Angelo Dinero John Laurinaitis Mr. Anderson

Worst Announcer

Year Dan Lovranski Jason Agnew John Pollock
2008 Mike Adamle Mike Adamle
Scott Ferrall
Mike Adamle
2009 Michael Cole Michael Cole Todd Grisham
2010 Taz Taz Matt Striker
2011 Taz Michael Cole
Jerry Lawler
Booker T
Booker T

Worst Non-Wrestling Performer

Year Dan Lovranski Jason Agnew John Pollock
2008 Mike Adamle Mike Adamle Mike Adamle
2009 Tiffany Tiffany Tiffany
2010 Dixie Carter Hornswoggle Bubba the Love Sponge
2011 Dixie Carter Aksana Michael Cole

Worst Raw Guest Host
This award was only awarded in 2009 due to the use of guest hosts on WWE Raw.

Year Dan Lovranski Jason Agnew John Pollock
2009 ZZ Top
Dennis Miller(honorable mention)
Verne Troyer (honorable mention)
Ozzy Osbourne and Sharon Osbourne (honorable mention)
Ozzy Osbourne and Sharon Osbourne Dennis Miller

Most Underutilized Performer
This award is given to the most underrated wrestler of the year, or the ones whose efforts largely went unrewarded. This award was not given in 2011 due to an omission in the list of awards for that year.

Year Dan Lovranski Jason Agnew John Pollock
2008 Montel Vontavious Porter Matt Morgan Natalya
2009 Montel Vontavious Porter Jack Swagger The Motor City Machine Guns
Tyson Kidd (honorable mention)
2010 Montel Vontavious Porter
Jack Swagger (honorable mention)
Jay Lethal Daniel Bryan

They Really Dropped the Ball On...
This award is given to the wrestling or mixed martial arts event that failed in its execution or led to missed opportunities.

Year Dan Lovranski Jason Agnew John Pollock
2008 CM Punk after losing the World Heavyweight Championship Montel Vontavious Porter after losing the WWE United States Championship CM Punk after losing the World Heavyweight Championship
2009 Jack Swagger after being traded to Raw Gail Kim's tenure in WWE
End of CM Punk's World Heavyweight Championship reign
Kofi Kingston's sustained push
2010 Samoa Joe's overall character
The Hart Dynasty following the return of Bret Hart
The return of the Monday Night Wars between WWE Raw and TNA Impact
The Hart Dynasty following the return of Bret Hart
Hulk Hogan and Eric Bischoff attempting to overhaul TNA
Bret Hart vs. Vince McMahon WrestleMania XXVII buildup and match
Team WWE defeating Nexus at SummerSlam
2011 Sin Cara's introduction Return of CM Punk
Christian's reign as World Heavyweight Champion (honorable mention)
Alberto Del Rio's overall character (honorable mention)
Return of Mick Foley

Worst Gimmick
First awarded in 2008, after the last minute inclusion of the Best Gimmick award the previous week.

Year Dan Lovranski Jason Agnew John Pollock
2008 Fish Market Street Fight (Team 3D vs. Curry Man and Shark Boy, Destination X) Super Eric and the Prince Justice Brotherhood Ricky Ortiz
2009 Raw guest hosts The Abraham Washington Show The Governor
D-Generation X
2010 Orlando Jordan as the bisexual character
Anonymous General Manager of Raw
Orlando Jordan as the bisexual character Anonymous General Manager of Raw
2011 Eric Young challenging TV stars as TNA Television Champion Michael Cole as heel lead announcer
Sting's Joker-inspired character
Bound for Glory Series Tournament

Worst Match of the Year
In 2009, this category was named in honour of the Jenna Morasca vs. Sharmell match that was unanimously named the worst that year.

Year Dan Lovranski Jason Agnew John Pollock
2008 Frank Trigg vs. A.J. Styles (TNA No Surrender) Michelle McCool vs. Maryse (WWE SmackDown)
John Cena vs. John Bradshaw Layfield Parking Lot Brawl (WWE The Great American Bash)
Frank Trigg vs. A.J. Styles (TNA No Surrender)
2009 Jenna Morasca vs. Sharmell (TNA Victory Road) Jenna Morasca vs. Sharmell (TNA Victory Road) Jenna Morasca vs. Sharmell (TNA Victory Road)
2010 Bret Hart vs. Vince McMahon (WrestleMania XXVII)
Kaitlyn vs. Maxine (WWE NXT) (honorable mention)
Bret Hart vs. Vince McMahon (WrestleMania XXVII) Kaitlyn vs. Maxine (WWE NXT)
2011 John Cena vs. The Miz (WWE Over the Limit) Matt Morgan vs. Crimson (TNA Turning Point) Sting vs. Jeff Hardy (TNA Victory Road)
Alicia Fox vs. Beth Phoenix (WWE SmackDown)

Worst Feud of the Year

Year Dan Lovranski Jason Agnew John Pollock
2008 Eric Young vs. Robert Roode (TNA Beer Drinking Championship) Black Machismo vs. Sonjay Dutt Black Machismo vs. Sonjay Dutt
2009 D-Generation X vs. Hornswoggle Chavo Guerrero vs. Hornswoggle Randy Orton vs. Shane McMahon
Chavo Guerrero vs. Hornswoggle (honorable mention)
2010 Edge vs. Kane Edge vs. Kane Edge vs. Kane
2011 Michael Cole vs. Jerry Lawler Michael Cole vs. Jerry Lawler Michael Cole vs. Jim Ross
Samoa Joe vs. D'Angelo Dinero (honorable mention)
Angelina Love vs. Winter (honorable mention)

Worst Angle

Year Dan Lovranski Jason Agnew John Pollock
2008 Team 3D forced to make weight against X-Division opponents Conclusion of Vince McMahon million-dollar giveaway contest Exploitation of Jill Jarrett (Jeff Jarrett's deceased wife) to get heat on Kurt Angle
2009 Hornswoggle's antics in general Hornswoggle joining D-Generation X Shawn Michaels resurfaces as a fast-order cook
2010 Formation of EV 2.0 Formation of EV 2.0 Formation of Immortal
2011 Jersey Shore cast making cameo appearances on Impact Wrestling Sin Cara vs. Sin Cara Triple H as the COO

Worst Pay-Per-View
Up until 2009, there was a single award covering both wrestling and mixed martial arts pay-per-view events. In 2009, this category was split to two separate awards for wrestling events and mixed martial arts events, and in 2011 the mixed martial arts event category was no longer restricted to pay-per-view events, instead focusing on supercards in general.

Worst Wrestling Pay-Per-View

Year Dan Lovranski Jason Agnew John Pollock
2008 Final Resolution (both January and December) Final Resolution (December)
2009 Destination X WWE Breaking Point TNA Victory Road
2010 TNA Hardcore Justice TNA Hardcore Justice TNA Hardcore Justice
2011 TNA Victory Road TNA Victory Road TNA Victory Road

Worst Mixed Martial Arts Supercard
Dan Lovranski's pick for 2010 was not revealed on the Worst of 2010; it was claimed as the 2010 pick on the Worst of 2011 show.

Year Dan Lovranski Jason Agnew John Pollock
2008 YAMMA Pit Fighting
2009
2010 UFC 112 Impact FC 2 UFC 112
2011 UFC 130 UFC 130
UFC 119
Strikeforce: Melendez vs. Masvidal

Worst Promotion

Year Dan Lovranski Jason Agnew John Pollock
2008 Total Nonstop Action Wrestling Total Nonstop Action Wrestling Total Nonstop Action Wrestling
2009 Total Nonstop Action Wrestling Total Nonstop Action Wrestling Total Nonstop Action Wrestling
2010 Total Nonstop Action Wrestling Total Nonstop Action Wrestling Total Nonstop Action Wrestling
2011 Total Nonstop Action Wrestling Strikeforce Total Nonstop Action Wrestling

Worst TV Show

Year Dan Lovranski Jason Agnew John Pollock
2008 Asistencia Asesoría y Administración TNA Impact TNA Impact
2009 TNA Impact WWE Superstars TNA Impact
2010 WWE NXT (all seasons) WWE NXT season 3 TNA Impact
2011 Impact Wrestling WWE NXT Redemption Impact Wrestling

Worst Book
Like its Best of counterpart, Jason Agnew does not usually give a pick due to his commitments with other shows precluding him from reading too many wrestling or mixed martial arts books; though he formally did not have a pick for 2010, he did make a joke pick for 2010, however.

Year Dan Lovranski Jason Agnew John Pollock
2008 Ring of Hell by Matthew Randozzo V Made in America by Matt Hughes
2009 My Life Outside the Ring by Hulk Hogan My Life Outside the Ring by Hulk Hogan
2010 Cross Rhodes by Dustin Rhodes "The book that Dixie Carter gave to Eric Bischoff and Hulk Hogan" How WCW Killed Vince Russo by Vince Russo
2011 Death Clutch by Brock Lesnar and Paul Heyman Wrestling the Hulk: My Life on the Ropes by Linda Hogan

Worst DVD

Year Dan Lovranski Jason Agnew John Pollock
2008 The Definitive Ric Flair Collection The Twisted, Disturbed Life of Kane Kurt Angle Champion
2009 Randy Savage Macho Madness The Best of Smackdown Batista I Walk Alone
2010 Bobby Heenan The Top 50 WWE Superstars of All Time Knucklehead
2011 WWE Greatest Superstars of the 21st Century WWE Greatest Superstars of the 21st Century The Big Show A Giant's World

Worst Fighter

Year Dan Lovranski Jason Agnew John Pollock
2008 Kimbo Slice Kimbo Slice Ken Shamrock
2009 Kimbo Slice Kimbo Slice Houston Alexander
2010 Kimbo Slice Gilbert Yvel James Toney
2011 Mirko Filipović Jake Shields Valentijn Overeem

Worst Fight of the Year

Year Dan Lovranski Jason Agnew John Pollock
2008 Kimbo Slice vs. James Thompson (EliteXC: Primetime) Nate Quarry vs. Kalib Starnes (UFC 83) Kimbo Slice vs. Seth Petruzelli (EliteXC: Heat)
Nate Quarry vs. Kalib Starnes (UFC 83) (honorable mention)
2009 Kimbo Slice vs. Houston Alexander (The Ultimate Fighter: Heavyweights Finale) Anderson Silva vs. Thales Leites (UFC 97) Anderson Silva vs. Thales Leites (UFC 97)
2010 Anderson Silva vs. Demian Maia (UFC 112) Frank Mir vs. Mirko Filipović (UFC 119) Randy Couture vs. James Toney (UFC 118)
2011 Frank Mir vs. Roy Nelson (UFC 130) Alistair Overeem vs. Fabricio Werdum (Strikeforce: Overeem vs. Werdum) Bobby Lashley vs. John Ott (Titan Fighting Championships 17)

WTF Moment of the Year
This award is given to the moment in the past year that makes a viewer ashamed of being a wrestling or mixed martial arts fan, or the moment that evoked the strongest namesake reaction.

Year Dan Lovranski Jason Agnew John Pollock
2008 General booking of Total Nonstop Action Wrestling
Ken Shamrock, Kimbo Slice, and Seth Petruzelli debacle leading to collapse of EliteXC (honourable mention)
Ken Shamrock, Kimbo Slice, and Seth Petruzelli debacle leading to collapse of EliteXC Ken Shamrock, Kimbo Slice, and Seth Petruzelli debacle leading to collapse of EliteXC
2009 Total Nonstop Action Wrestling allying with Hulk Hogan and Eric Bischoff
Shane McMahon's departure from World Wrestling Entertainment (honourable mention)
Anticipation of Bret Hart's return (honourable mention)
Fallout of Donald Trump "buying" WWE Raw Cute Kip being a replacement for Kevin Nash at TNA Genesis
2010 The Big Show removing CM Punk's mask Judging inconsistencies in UFC
Hulk Hogan posting a video of himself defecating on Twitter
Homicide's unprotected chairshot to Rob Terry
2011 Robert Roode loses at TNA Bound for Glory Crowd reaction to Hulk Hogan vs. Sting at TNA Bound for Glory CM Punk teams up with Triple H

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