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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 1998
1
Steve Austin
 51
Akira Taue
2
Bill Goldberg
 52
Shin'ya Hashimoto
3
Mitsuharu Misawa
 53
Hollywood Hogan
4
Diamond Dallas Page
 54
Marc Mero
5
The Undertaker
 55
Ric Flair
6
Kenta Kobashi
 56
Blue Panther
7
Booker T
 57
Scott Hall
8
Ken Shamrock
 58
Keiji Muto
9
Jushin Liger
 59
Perry Saturn
10
Chris Jericho
 60
Terry Funk
11
Rocky Maivia
 61
Raven
12
Sting
 62
Billy Gunn
13
Tatsumi Fujinami
 63
Hiroyoshi Tenzan
14
Rob Van Dam
 64
Chavo Guerrero Jr.
15
Owen Hart
 65
Vader
16
Randy Savage
 66
Rick Steiner
17
Toshiaki Kawada
 67
Edge
18
El Hijo del Santo
 68
Super Delfin
19
Chris Benoit
 69
The Great Sasuke
20
Último Dragón
 70
Al Snow
21
Kane
 71
Felino
22
Taka Michinoku
 72
Dustin Runnels
23
Kensuke Sasaki
 73
Jesse James
24
Hunter Hearst Helmsley
 74
Buh Buh Ray Dudley
25
Juventud Guerrera
 75
Jerry Estrada
26
Mick Foley
 76
Shinjiro Otani
27
Jun Akiyama
 77
Faarooq
28
Eddie Guerrero
 78
Lance Storm
29
Lex Luger
 79
Gen'ichiro Tenryu
30
Shane Douglas
 80
Christian Cage
31
The Giant
 81
Octagón
32
Koji Kanemoto
 82
Road Warrior Animal
33
Sabu
 83
Yuji Nagata
34
Negro Casas
 84
Papi Chulo
35
Dean Malenko
 85
Justin Credible
36
Taz
 86
Brian Christopher
37
La Parka
 87
Disco Inferno
38
Hayabusa
 88
Osamu Nishimura
39
Kevin Nash
 89
Stan Hansen
40
Bret Hart
 90
Súper Caló
41
Psychosis
 91
Road Warrior Hawk
42
Fit Finlay
 92
Scott Steiner
43
Jeff Jarrett
 93
Atlantis
44
Dan Severn
 94
2 Cold Scorpio
45
Chris Candido
 95
Masato Tanaka
46
Masahiro Chono
 96
The Sandman
47
Dr. Wagner Jr.
 97
Curt Hennig
48
Bam Bam Bigelow
 98
Devon Storm
49
Shawn Michaels
 99
Konnan
50
Reckless Youth
 100
Tommy Dreamer
Ranks: 1-100 101-200 201-300 301-400 401-500

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