Voices of Wrestling Match of the Year

The most comprehensive pro wrestling Match of the Year countdown is here at Voices of Wrestling.

Since 2012, we’ve run a wrestling media poll to determine the year’s best pro wrestling match while highlighting great wrestling worldwide.

 

2023 Match of the Year

221 voters representing 24 countries (Australia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Czech Republic, Finland, France, Germany, India, Ireland, Kuwait, Mexico, New Zealand, Norway, Philippines, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Romania, Spain, Switzerland, Turkey, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, United States of America, and Uruguay) voted on a record-setting 380 matches across 79 different wrestling promotions worldwide with 48 of those matches receiving first-place votes. 

2022 Match of the Year

208 voters representing 23 countries (Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Czech Republic, Finland, France, Germany, Guatemala, India, Ireland, Kuwait, New Zealand, Norway, Philippines, Puerto Rico, Spain, Thailand, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States, and Uruguay) voted on a record-setting 372 matches across 70 different wrestling promotions worldwide.

2021 Match of the Year

176 voters representing 27 United States and 17 countries nominated a record-breaking 310 unique matches from 63 different promotions worldwide.

2020 Match of the Year

170 voters representing 29 United States and 18 countries. Match-wise, our balloters voted for 287 unique matches from 66 different promotions.

VOW 2020 Match of the Year: Top 10 Reveal

VOW 2020 Match of the Year: Top 10 Reveal

The exclusive reveal of VOW’s 2020 Match of the Year Top 10 is live on our $5 tier! Joe & Rich break down the MOTY poll, fun stats/facts, reveal their top 10 matches of the year then reveal for the first time ever the matches that finished in the top 10! Listen:...

2019 Match of the Year

136 different voters resulted in 290 unique matches across a record-tying 68 promotions.

2018 Match of the Year

68 different promotions represented across 282 total matches. Our voter base grew to 122, representing 25 United States and 16 countries.

2017 Match of the Year

54 different promotions were represented.

2017 Match of the Year: Statistical Analysis

2017 Match of the Year: Statistical Analysis

Analysis of Voices of Wrestling’s 2017 Match of the Year countdown including what promotion with the most matches represented, which wrestler appeared in the most matches, which wrestler had the most overall points, highest average as well as analysis on which month reigned supreme and much more. 

2017 Match of the Year: #10-1

2017 Match of the Year: #10-1

The wait is over and it is time to reveal the matches that finished in the Voices of Wrestling 2017 Match of the Year Top 10 and of course, name the 2017 Match of the Year.

2017 Match of the Year: #25-11

2017 Match of the Year: #25-11

And then there were 10. We reveal the matches that finished #25-11 including some surprising matches from the world of BJW, a SummerSlam main event and two Kenny Omega vs. Tomohiro Ishii matches.

2017 Match of the Year: #50-26

2017 Match of the Year: #50-26

The 2017 Voices of Wrestling Match of the Year countdown continues with our look at matches #50-26 as we draw closer to the final 10 and the 2017 Match of the Year. 

2017 Match of the Year: #75-51

2017 Match of the Year: #75-51

The 2017 Voices of Wrestling Match of the Year countdown continues with our look at matches #75-51 including the first batch of matches to receive first place votes. 

2016 Match of the Year

117 voters checked in and accounted for the broadest variety yet, with 239 matches emanating from 49 worldwide promotions.

2015 Match of the Year

97 voters voted for 199 different matches from 42 promotions. 

2014 Match of the Year

67 voters voted for 156 matches from 35 different promotions. 

2013 Match of the Year

25 voters responded by voting for over 90 matches from 23 different promotions.

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