Pro Wrestling Illustrated has now revealed its annual PWI 500 list for 2022.
The undisputed WWE Universal Champion Roman Reigns took the top spot this year. This is the second time the Tribal Chief has topped the PWI 500, with Rains being awarded the #1 spot in 2016. Reigns was ranked #2 on the 2021 list.
Tribal Chief has had an excellent year since the 2021 list, most notably beating Brock Lesnar at WrestleMania 38 in April to unify the Universal and WWE titles.
NJPW’s Kazuchika Okada took the runner-up this year. The highest rated AEW talent on the list was CM Punk in third place.
Notable omissions from the top 10 include former AEW World Champion Jon Moxley and former IWGP World Heavyweight Champion Shingo Takagi.
Here are the top 10 of the PWI 500 2022:
- Roman Reigns
- Kazuchika Okada
- cm Punk
- hangman page
- Bobby Lashley
- cody rhodes
- Brian Danielson
- hijo del vikingo
- big e
- Jonathan Gresham
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