Roman Reigns is unstoppable ever since he won the Universal Championship at Payback in 2020. Earlier this month, Reigns was able to defeat Drew McIntyre for the Undisputed WWE Universal Championship at Clash at the Castle. There are no other top superstars remaining in the main roster to face The Tribal Chief.

Today, Pro Wrestling Illustrated acknowledged Roman Reigns as the number one ranked wrestler on PWI 500 list in 2022. This is the second time that Reigns being number one on the PWI 500 list. He became number one in 2016 as well.

As just announced on @BustedOpenRadio, Roman Reigns is again the #1 wrestler in the #PWI500. The 32nd annual “500” list is featured in our latest issue, available now for print preorder at

The digital edition is available now at

— PWI (Pro Wrestling Illustrated) (@OfficialPWI) September 14, 2022

Here are the top 20 ranked wrestlers from this year’s PWI “500”

  1. Roman Reigns
  2. Kazuchika Okada
  3. CM Punk
  4. Hangman Page
  5. Bobby Lashley
  6. Cody Rhodes
  7. Bryan Danielson
  8. Vikingo
  9. Big E
  10. Jonathan Gresham
  11. Shingo Takagi
  12. Jon Moxley
  13. Matt Cardona
  14. Josh Alexander
  15. Hiroshi Tanahashi
  16. MJF
  17. Seth Rollins
  18. Adam Cole
  19. Kenny Omega
  20. Drew McIntyre

The evaluation period for the 2022 PWI 500 is from July 1st, 2021 to June 30th, 2022. The criteria for ranking include win-loss record, influence on the sport, technical ability, success against the highest grade of competition and success against the most diverse competition.

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  1. He hasn't lost a match because he's always got help from the Uso's. They all suck and whenever they appear on TV, I change the channel, because I already know what the outcome is going to be.

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