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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 2002
1
Rob Van Dam
 51
Taiyo Kea
2
The Undertaker
 52
Shin'ya Hashimoto
3
Keiji Muto
 53
Billy Kidman
4
Chris Jericho
 54
Vader
5
Eddie Guerrero
 55
Kane
6
Kurt Angle
 56
Lance Storm
7
Edge
 57
Christopher Daniels
8
Yuji Nagata
 58
Rey Misterio Jr.
9
The Rock
 59
Scott Hall
10
Triple H
 60
Masahiro Chono
11
Black Tiger #3
 61
Último Guerrero
12
Minoru Tanaka
 62
Raven
13
Steve Austin
 63
Yoshinari Ogawa
14
Booker T
 64
Goldust
15
Gen'ichiro Tenryu
 65
Ken Shamrock
16
Shocker
 66
Rey Bucanero
17
Brock Lesnar
 67
Shannon Moore
18
Mitsuharu Misawa
 68
Scorpio
19
Hulk Hogan
 69
Tarzan Boy
20
William Regal
 70
AJ Styles
21
El Hijo del Santo
 71
Sean O'Haire
22
Kendo KaShin
 72
Devon Storm
23
Yoshihiro Tajiri
 73
Tokyo Magnum
24
Jeff Jarrett
 74
The Big Valbowski
25
Matt Hardy
 75
Donovan Morgan
26
Hurricane Helms
 76
Low-Ki
27
Yoshihiro Takayama
 77
Atlantis
28
Deacon Batista
 78
Tommy Dreamer
29
Héctor Garza
 79
Tiger Mask #4
30
Buh Buh Ray Dudley
 80
Syxx-Pac
31
Satoshi Kojima
 81
Kensuke Sasaki
32
Jeff Hardy
 82
Faarooq
33
Randy Orton
 83
Mr. Niebla
34
Ric Flair
 84
Steve Bradley
35
Dr. Wagner Jr.
 85
Spike Dudley
36
Bradshaw
 86
Michael Modest
37
Chuck Palumbo
 87
Kaz Hayashi
38
Koji Kanemoto
 88
Blue Panther
39
Rikishi
 89
American Dragon
40
Test
 90
Hiroyoshi Tenzan
41
Jushin Thunder Liger
 91
Masato Tanaka
42
Jamie Knoble
 92
Doug Williams
43
Billy Gunn
 93
Steven Richards
44
La Parka
 94
Shima Nobunaga
45
Jerry Lynn
 95
Justin Credible
46
John Cena
 96
Fuerza Guerrera
47
Christian
 97
Takeshi Rikio
48
Jun Akiyama
 98
D'Lo Brown
49
Big Show
 99
Hardcore Holly
50
Nicho el Millonario
 100
Nick Dinsmore
Ranks: 1-100 101-200 201-300 301-400 401-500

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