Ah, the final weeks of December. The time of year where we look back on the year that was, reflect on our triumphs and our follies, as well look ahead to the year that will follow.

In professional wrestling, it is no different.

2016 was arguably one of the greatest years in the advancement of WWE programming in recent memory, and it was due to the outstanding performances of many talented and capable superstars. But which ones were the true cream of the crop?

In my opinion, these 5 superstars rose to the top of WWE and delivered outstanding performances from January through December. Keep in mind that these are only superstars who were on the main roster for the majority of 2016, so there are no NXT or non-WWE superstars included on this list.

Does your list agree with mine? Read on and find out!


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