The 2022 Flagship Awards will run through the end of December, and into the beginning of January, culminating with Wrestler Of The Year. We will loosely follow the Wrestling Observer Newsletter Awards categories and standards. The highly scientific process used to determine the winners is Joe’s 100% objective, inarguable opinions.

Will Ospreay may have just completed the greatest in-ring year in wrestling history. Ospreay has been, by quite a sizeable distance, the best wrestler in the world since about 2019. 2022 was probably his best.