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PWI500: The Pro Wrestling Illustrated Rankings

Since 1991, Bill Apter's "Pro Wrestling Illustrated" has published a strange list, ranking the 500 most important wrestlers of the year... at least according to the opinion of their editors. Here you can find all previous lists, cumulated lists and notable inconsistencies.
Year
Ranks

PWI500 of 1991
1
Hulk Hogan
 51
Tony Anthony
2
Lex Luger
 52
Terry Taylor
3
Ric Flair
 53
Greg Valentine
4
Randy Savage
 54
Bob Backlund
5
Sting
 55
The Patriot
6
Scott Steiner
 56
Richard Morton
7
Ricky Steamboat
 57
Marty Jannetty
8
Steve Williams
 58
Bam Bam Bigelow
9
Arn Anderson
 59
Doug Furnas
10
Rick Steiner
 60
Michael Hayes
11
Ultimate Warrior
 61
Stan Lane
12
Jerry Lawler
 62
Dan Spivey
13
Curt Hennig
 63
Robert Gibson
14
Barry Windham
 64
Tony Atlas
15
Road Warrior Hawk
 65
Bill Dundee
16
Sid Justice
 66
Chris Adams
17
Ted DiBiase
 67
Col. DeBeers
18
Road Warrior Animal
 68
The Berzerker
19
Nikita Koloff
 69
Iceman Parsons
20
Keiji Muto
 70
Jim Neidhart
21
Bret Hart
 71
Victor Zangiev
22
Terry Funk
 72
Austin Idol
23
Jake Roberts
 73
Hercules
24
Stan Hansen
 74
Al Pérez
25
Big Boss Man
 75
The Warlord
26
Rick Rude
 76
Diamond Studd
27
Jushin Thunder Liger
 77
The Mountie
28
Jeff Jarrett
 78
Kevin Von Erich
29
Ron Simmons
 79
Roddy Piper
30
Bobby Eaton
 80
Samu
31
Steve Austin
 81
Gary Young
32
Eric Embry
 82
Jim Duggan
33
Big Van Vader
 83
Jeff Gaylord
34
Antonio Inoki
 84
Big Bully Busick
35
Abdullah the Butcher
 85
The Barbarian
36
Sgt. Slaughter
 86
PN News
37
Shawn Michaels
 87
Manny Fernández
38
Larry Zbyszko
 88
Tracy Smothers
39
Irwin R. Schyster
 89
Black Blood
40
Kerry Von Erich
 90
Smash
41
Rick Martel
 91
Riki Choshu
42
Masa Saito
 92
Dynamite Kid
43
Eddie Gilbert
 93
Jim Garvin
44
Brian Pillman
 94
Axis the Demolisher
45
Cactus Jack
 95
Beau Beverly
46
Davey Boy Smith
 96
Samoan Savage
47
Dino Bravo
 97
Billy Jack Haynes
48
Tom Zenk
 98
Ken Patera
49
Konnan
 99
Bad News Brown
50
Earthquake
 100
Joel Deaton
Ranks: 1-100 101-200 201-300 301-400 401-500

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