Roman Reigns ranks #1 on the PWI Top 500

Sep 14, 2022 - by Marc Middleton

Undisputed WWE Universal Champion Roman Reigns has been ranked #1 on the annual PWI 500 list.

Pro Wrestling Illustrated announced today that Reigns topped the 32nd annual list of the 500 best wrestlers in the world, based on criteria that includes win-loss record, titles won, quality of competition, major feuds, prominence within a wrestler’s promotion, and overall wrestling ability.

This is Reigns’ second time coming in at #1 as he also topped the 2016 list.

Below is the Top 20 for 2022, along with the cover photo and a shot of Reigns in the magazine:

1. Undisputed WWE Universal Champion Roman Reigns
2. Kazuchika Okada
3. CM Punk
4. Adam Page
5. WWE United States Champion Bobby Lashley
6. Cody Rhodes
7. Bryan Danielson
8. AAA Mega Champion El Hijo del Vikingo
9. Big E
10. Jonathan Gresham
11. Shingo Takagi
12. Jon Moxley
13. Matt Cardona
14. Impact World Champion Josh Alexander
15. Hiroshi Tanahashi
16. MJF
17. Seth Rollins
18. Adam Cole
19. Kenny Omega
20. Drew McIntyre

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