The Slam Readers have spoken! Here are the results of our Reader Poll for the very best and the very worst of 2021.

Thanks to everyone who voted and to all of our winners!

Category Readers’ Pick Slam’s Pick
Best Announcer Excalibur : 34.75% Excalibur
Worst Faction Retribution: 82.19% Retribution
Worst Tag Team Female Dana Brooke and Mandy Rose: 34.38% Tenille Dashwood and Madison Rayne
Worst Tag Team Male Mace and T-Bar: 72.36% Mace and T-Bar
Worst Female Wrestler Eva Marie: 55.63% Eva Marie
Worst Male Wrestler Reggie: 53.57% Reggie
Worst TV Show Raw: 62.18% Raw
Worst Event WWE Fastlane: 66.35% WWE Fastlane
Worst Female Feud Doudrop versus Eva Marie: 62.50% Doudrop versus Eva Marie
Worst Male Feud Shane McMahon versus Braun Strowman: 66.07% Shane McMahon versus Braun Strowman
Feud of the Year The Pinnacle versus The Inner Circle: 29.85% Kenny Omega versus Impact Wrestling
Worst Match of the Year Alexa Bliss versus Randy Orton – Fastlane: 52.14% Alexa Bliss versus Randy Orton – Fastlane
Best Male Tag Team The Young Bucks: 34.06% The Lucha Brothers
Match of the Year: Female Tag Dr. Britt Baker, D.M.D. and Maki Itoh versus Riho and Thunder Rosa – AEW Revolution 2021: 44.96% Dakota Kai, Raquel Gonzalez versus Ember Moon, Shotzi Blackheart – NXT TakeOver: Vengeance Day
Match of the Year: Male Tag Penta El Zero Miedo, Rey Fenix versus The Young Bucks – AEW All Out 2021: 77.78% Penta El Zero Miedo, Rey Fenix versus The Young Bucks – AEW All Out 2021
Match of the Year: Female Thunder Rosa versus Dr. Britt Baker, D.M.D. – Unsanctioned “Lights Out” Match – AEW Dynamite: 50.76% Tie:

  • Utami Hayashishita vs Syuri – STARDOM Tokyo Dream Cinderella
  • Thunder Rosa versus Dr. Britt Baker, D.M.D. – Unsanctioned “Lights Out” Match – AEW Dynamite
  • Bianca Belair versus Sasha Banks – WWE WrestleMania 37
Match of the Year: Male Bryan Danielson vs Kenny Omega – AEW Dynamite #104 – Grand Slam: 36.89% Ilja Dragunov vs Walter – NXT TakeOver: 36
Most Improved Talent Steve Maclin: 39.29% Tie:

  • Starlight Kid
  • Otis
Best Weekly TV Show AEW Dynamite: 51.80% AEW Dynamite
Best Event AEW Full Gear: 61.84% AEW Full Gear
Best Promotion AEW: 83.21% AEW
Best Non Wrestler Paul Heyman: 46.31% Paul Heyman
Best Tag Team Female Fire N Flava: 36.73% Tie:

  • Alto Livello Kabaliwan (Giulia and Syuri)
  • Ember Moon and Shotzi Blackheart
Best Faction The Bloodline: 46.81% The Bloodline
Worst Announcer Excalibur: 32.05% D’Lo Brown
Impact: Best Male Rich Swann: 42.11% Josh Alexander
Impact: Best Female Deonna Purrazzo: 58.33% Deonna Purrazzo
Impact: Best Male Tag Team Violent By Design: 41.18% The Good Brothers
Impact: Best Female Tag Team Fire N Flava: 41.67% Fire N Flava
AEW: Best Male MJF: 38.96% Kenny Omega
AEW: Best Female Dr. Britt Baker, D.M.D.: 41.11% Dr. Britt Baker, D.M.D.
AEW: Best Tag Team FTR: 40.75% FTR
NJPW: Best Wrestler Shingo Takagi: 44.44% Shingo Takagi
NJPW: Best Tag Team Dangerous Tekkers: s39.47% El Phantasmo and Taiji Ishimori
NXT: Best Male Tommaso Ciampa: 29.51% Tie:

  • Cameron Grimes
  • Karrion Kross
NXT: Best Female Raquel González: 46.67% Raquel González
NXT: Best Tag Team Male Imperium: 46.67% MSK
NXT: Best Tag Team Female Ember Moon and Shotzi Blackheart: 34.48% Tie:

  • Io Shirai and Zoey Stark
  • Ember Moon and Shotzi Blackheart
WWE: Best Male Wrestler Drew McIntyre: 42%
Roman Reigns: 41%
Roman Reigns
WWE: Best Female Wrestler Nikki A.S.H.: 37.74%
Bianca Belair: 36.79
Bianca Belair
WWE: Best Tag Team Female Tamina and Natalya: 30.95% Nia Jax and Shayna Baszler
Best Male Wrestler Roman Reigns: 36.55%
Kenny Omega: 35.86%
Kenny Omega
Best Female Wrestler Dr. Britt Baker, D.M.D.: 33.06% Tie:

  • Dr. Britt Baker, D.M.D.
  • Deonna Purrazzo