This week on Wrestling Omakase we bring you our annual Year End Awards episode, as John and five guests break down the best and worst of wrestling from the cursed year that was 2020!
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It’s our annual Year End Awards episode, and John is joined by a great panel: VOW’s Suit Williams (@SuitWilliams), Gerard Di Trolio (@GerardDiTrolio) and Harley Duncan, plus Monumental Pod‘s Mongo Ebooks (@mongo_ebooks) and One Wrestling Podcast‘s TJ (@aspir_). The year 2020 sucked real bad of course, but that doesn’t mean we can’t honor the best and bury the worst of what was still an eventful year of wrestling! Here’s all the awards we covered on the show, in order:
-Worst Weekly TV Show
-Worst Major Show
-Worst Match of the Year
-Best Weekly TV Show
-Best Major Show
-Most Outstanding Wrestler
-Tag Team of the Year
-Match of the Year
-Wrestler of the Year
Each of the guests gives their picks before we give the overall winners of the Omakase Awards, voted on by the vast majority of the guests who appeared on the podcast during the calendar year 2020. New for this year, we also have separate award winners voted on by the Omakase patrons, so it was fun to compare and contrast the results between what the guests picked and the patrons picked (often similar, but not always!). Join us in a look back at how wrestling helped us all get through this incredibly crappy pandemic year.
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