Get your brackets ready. Wrestling is in a weird place when it comes to being a sport. While there are pre-determined results, there is no denying that the people involved are athletes and have some amazing skills. Those people are going to be able to use those skills to make fans care about what they are doing. Now we are getting a look at the best of the last year.
Next month, ESPN will be holding its annual ESPY Awards, honoring the best in sports in the last year. This will include a Best WWE Moment Of 2022, with fans getting to vote for the winner. WWE has released eight pairs of matches that fans can vote on, with the next round of voting coming in the future. The ESPY Awards will air on ABC on Wednesday July 20 from Los Angeles.
Here are the first round matches:
Brock Lesnar wins Royal Rumble
Bianca Belair wins RAW Women’s Championship at WrestleMania
John Cena returns at Money In The Bank
Ronda Rousey returns 4 months after giving birth to win Royal Rumble
WWE welcomes back fans with full live crowd (Smackdown 7/16)
Stone Cold stuns Vince McMahon, Austin Theory, and Pat McAfee on WrestleMania Night 2
Roman Reigns defeats Brock Lesnar at WrestleMania to win both the Universal & WWE Championship
Cody Rhodes returns to WWE at WrestleMania
Big E cashes in Money In The Bank briefcase and wins WWE Championship (RAW 9/13)
The Miz turns on Logan Paul at WrestleMania
Becky Lynch returns at SummerSlam
Undertaker inducted into WWE Hall Of Fame
Edge defeats Seth Rollins in a Hell In A Cell match at Crown Jewel
Wee man body slams Sami Zayn at WrestleMania
Brock Lesnar returns at SummerSlam to confront Roman Reigns
Stone Cold returns to the ring to defeat Kevin Owens at WrestleMania
Opinion: This is a heck of a list of options and does show you how things have gone for WWE in the last year. Between everything happening at WrestleMania and over the same weekend and various returns that have taken place, there is quite a bit of material to pick from. WWE has some good things going at the moment and it is nice to sit down and look back at how nice it is has been.
What do you think will win? What do you want to win? Let us know in the comments below.
Thomas Hall has been a wrestling fan for over thirty years and has seen over 60,000 wrestling matches. He has also been a wrestling reviewer since 2009 with over 6,000 full shows covered. You can find his work at kbwrestlingreviews.com, or check out his- Amazon author page with 30 wrestling books.
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