ROH PLACES HIGH IN THE ANNUAL “WRESTLING OBSERVER NEWSLETTER” AWARDS

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    Ring of Honor Wrestling concluded a great 2014 by being recognized in many categories of the 35th annual Wrestling Observer Newsletter readership awards. These awards are generally regarded as the most prestigious in pro wrestling and are recognized worldwide. The awards are based on the time frame from December 1, 2013 through November 30, 2014.

    Congratulations to AJ STYLES, who won the MOST OUTSTANDING WRESTLER award and finished 2nd in the WRESTLER OF THE YEAR award, named for Lou Thesz and Ric Flair respectively. KYLE O’REILLY and ADAM COLE each received Honorable Mention votes in this category.

    Ring of Honor World Tag Team Champions, reDRagon (BOBBY FISH and KYLE O’REILLY) placed 2nd in the TAG TEAM OF THE YEAR. First place went to former ROH World Tag Team Champions, THE YOUNG BUCKS. O’Reilly also finished second for the BEST TECHNICAL WRESTLER award.

    RING OF HONOR WRESTLING placed 2nd in both PROMOTION OF THE YEAR and BEST WEEKLY TV SHOW.

    Ring of Honor World Champion JAY BRISCOE finished 5th for the BRUISER BRODY MEMORIAL AWARD for Best Brawler, with Ring of Honor Alum and former 3-time winner, KEVIN STEEN finishing 4th.

    Former NFL Offensive Lineman and product of the ROH TRYOUT CAMP system, Quinn “MOOSE” Ojinkaka, placed 2nd in the ROOKIE OF THE YEAR category, while CEDRIC ALEXANDER came in 8th for the MOST IMPROVED award, with KYLE O’REILLY, JAY LETHAL, HANSON and ADAM COLE receiving Honorable Mention votes as well.

    ADAM COLE VS JAY BRISCOE received Honorable Mention votes in the FEUD OF THE YEAR category.

    ROH’s Announcing team of KEVIN KELLY and STEVE CORINO finished 6th and 4th respectively for the BEST ANNOUNCER award. ROH Matchmaker NIGEL MCGUINNESS received the most Honorable Mention votes.

    MARIA KANELLIS got first place votes and finished 10th in the BEST NON-WRESTLER category, with TRUTH MARTINI and VEDA SCOTT capturing Honorable Mentions.

    Ring of Honor COO JOE KOFF placed 5th in the PROMOTER OF THE YEAR category.

    For the complete results & subscription information visit WrestlingObserver.com.


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