Usenet Year-End Achievement Awards 1992 - Results (1 fo 2)

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Worst Promotional Move: WCW bans off the top rope moves under Bill Watts
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Award Description:
To be given the worst move made by a promotion this past year. This
could include giving somebody a push, demoting someone, firing someone,
hiring someone, or anything of a promotional nature.

Previous Winners:
1990: N/A
1991: WCW losing Ric Flair

Participation Statistics:
Total 1st Place Voters = 31 (= 155 points)
Total 2nd Place Voters = 28 (= 84 points)
Total 3rd Place Voters = 25 (= 25 points)

Results:

1st 2nd 3rd Score

6 8 3 57 WCW bans off the top rope moves under Bill Watts
7 0 2 37 WCW puts Bill Watts in charge
6 1 2 35 WCW cuts salaries under Bill Watts
0 6 3 21 WWF is used to push the WBF / ICOPRO
3 1 2 20 WWF pushes Razor Ramon
2 2 1 17 WWF runs This Tuesday in Texas PPV
2 1 2 15 WWF replaces Hawk with Crush in Legion of Doom
1 1 1 9 WCW puts Lightheavyweight tourney on hold
1 1 0 8 WCW pushes Erik Watts
0 2 0 6 WCW removes ringside mats
0 1 2 5 WWF loses Pat Patterson
1 0 0 5 WWF fires Warlord
1 0 0 5 WWF has Jack Tunney make rulings
1 0 0 5 WWF not giving Ric Flair any respect once
he's won the title
0 1 0 3 WWF doesn't bring Rocko to life as Bob Backlund
0 1 0 3 WCW doesn't try to keep Steiners
0 1 0 3 WWF give Ric Flair only a short title reign
0 1 0 3 WWF does live interviews on Prime Time
0 0 1 1 WWF letting Comet Kid wrestle as Max Moon
and Kato
0 0 1 1 WWF loses Jake Roberts
0 0 1 1 WWF pushes the Natural Disasters to titles
0 0 1 1 WCW not showing entire NWA singles tournament
0 0 1 1 WWF doesn't let Ric Flair wrestle like Flair
0 0 1 1 WCW gives Dusty Rhodes full booking control
0 0 1 1 WCW loses Lex Luger

Worst Wrestling Show: WWF This Tuesday in Texas, 12/03/91
--------------------

Award Description:
To be given to the worst wrestling show you saw this year. This could
be a Pay-Per-View, a Clash of Champions, a Saturday Night's Main Event,
or an arena show you attended. We'll avoid syndicated shows for this
award, since when they're bad it's the norm.

Previous Winners:
1990: N/A
1991: WCW Great American Bash

Participation Statistics:
Total 1st Place Voters = 28 (= 140 points)
Total 2nd Place Voters = 25 (= 75 points)
Total 3rd Place Voters = 19 (= 19 points)

Results:

1st 2nd 3rd Score

8 6 0 58 WWF This Tuesday in Texas, 12/03/91
6 2 5 41 WWF SummerSlam, 08/29/92
5 2 1 32 Any WWF syndie
0 6 2 20 WWF WrestleMania, 04/05/92
2 2 4 20 WCW Halloween Havoc, 10/25/92
2 2 1 17 WWF Survivor Series, 11/27/91
2 0 0 10 WWF Superstars
1 1 0 8 IWCCW TV
1 0 0 5 Any WCW show
1 0 0 5 WWF Prime Time
0 1 0 3 Wrestling Spotlight
0 1 0 3 Any GWF show
0 1 0 3 WWF All-American Wrestling
0 1 0 3 WWF Wrestling Challenge
0 0 2 2 WCW Beach Blast, 06/20/92
0 0 1 1 WCW SuperBrawl II, 02/29/92
0 0 1 1 Any UWS show
0 0 1 1 WCW Power Hour
0 0 1 1 WCW Starrcade

Worst Organization: WWF
------------------

Award Description:
To be given to the organization/promotion that has the worst product.
This is the organization whose TV and house shows you wouldn't
even think of attending. Probably not even as a freebie.

Previous Winners:
1990: WWF/AWA (tie)
1991: WCW

Participation Statistics:
Total 1st Place Voters = 28 (= 140 points)
Total 2nd Place Voters = 24 (= 72 points)
Total 3rd Place Voters = 19 (= 19 points)

Results:

1st 2nd 3rd Score

17 2 5 96 WWF
7 3 7 51 GWF
2 5 0 25 IWCCW
0 6 0 18 USWA
1 2 0 11 GLOW (?)
0 2 3 9 WCW
1 0 1 6 NAWA
0 1 1 4 WCCW
0 1 0 3 UWS (?)
0 1 0 3 Portland Wrestling
0 1 0 3 UWA
0 0 1 1 New Japan
0 0 1 1 UWF

Worst Angle of The Year: Papa Shango curses the Ultimate Warrior
-----------------------

Award Description:
To be given to the worst angle you've seen in the sport this year.
It may be the worst because of taste or because of execution.

Previous Winners:
1990: Earthquake breaking Hogan's ribs & get well card drive
/ Black Scorpion (tie)
1991: WWF exploiting the war

Participation Statistics:
Total 1st Place Voters = 30 (= 150 points)
Total 2nd Place Voters = 27 (= 81 points)
Total 3rd Place Voters = 53 (= 53 points)

Results:

1st 2nd 3rd Score

11 4 1 68 Papa Shango curses the Ultimate Warrior
8 4 4 56 Legion of Doom finds Rocko
1 0 32 37 Randy Savage & Ultimate Warrior becoming
Ultimate Maniacs
1 7 1 27 Rick Martel steals Tatanka's feathers
2 4 1 23 Ric Flair "knew Elizabeth first"
2 3 4 23 Bushwhackers take Jamison as manager
1 2 2 13 Rick Rude says Ricky Steamboat wants Madusa
1 1 2 10 Nailz returns from prison to exact revenge
on Big Boss Man
1 1 0 8 Hulk Hogan turning on Sid Justice at the Royal
Rumble
1 0 0 5 Big Van Vader portrayed as invincible
against Sting
1 0 0 5 Razor Ramon
0 1 0 3 WCW claiming that it would become a wrestling
organization
0 0 1 1 Rick Martel vs. Shawn Michaels pretty boy feud
0 0 1 1 USWA vs. GWF
0 0 1 1 Undertaker scares Kamala
0 0 1 1 Any of many WCW dropped in midstream,
with no explanation
0 0 1 1 Bret Hart vs. Davey Boy Smith; brothers-in-law
vs. each other
0 0 1 1 Lex Luger's racist feud with Ron Simmons

Worst Interviewee: Ultimate Warrior
-----------------

Award Description:
To be given to the person who gives the worst interview in the biz.
This could be a wrestler or a manager.

Previous Winners:
1990: Ultimate Warrior
1991: El Gigante

Participation Statistics:
Total 1st Place Voters = 30 (= 150 points)
Total 2nd Place Voters = 29 (= 87 points)
Total 3rd Place Voters = 28 (= 28 points)

Results:

1st 2nd 3rd Score

8 1 4 47 Ultimate Warrior
5 2 4 35 Crush
1 5 1 21 Kamala
1 5 0 20 Erik Watts
2 2 1 17 Sting
1 2 4 15 Razor Ramon
2 1 1 14 Repo Man
2 0 1 11 Harvey Whippleman
2 0 1 11 Steiners
0 2 1 7 Elizabeth
0 2 1 7 Virgil
1 0 0 5 Dustin Rhodes
1 0 0 5 Stu Hart
1 0 0 5 Randy Savage
1 0 0 5 Jim Duggan
1 0 0 5 Hulk Hogan
1 0 0 5 I.R.S.
0 1 1 4 Natural Disasters
0 1 1 4 Nailz
0 1 0 3 Da Mountie
0 1 0 3 Masa Chono
0 1 0 3 Big Boss Man
0 1 0 3 Bobby Eaton
0 1 0 3 Davey Boy Smith
0 0 2 2 Tom Zenk
0 0 1 1 Terry Simms
0 0 1 1 Undertaker
0 0 1 1 Andre the Giant
0 0 1 1 Legion of Doom Hawk
0 0 1 1 Mr. Fuji

Worst Colour Commentator: Lord Alfred Hayes
------------------------

Award Description:
To be given to the colour commentator who provides the dumbest comments.
You may even turn the sound off when this person is talking.

Previous Winners:
1990: N/A
1991: Dusty Rhodes

Participation Statistics:
Total 1st Place Voters = 30 (= 150 points)
Total 2nd Place Voters = 21 (= 63 points)
Total 3rd Place Voters = 21 (= 21 points)

Results:

1st 2nd 3rd Score

7 2 2 43 Lord Alfred Hayes
6 2 3 39 Jim Duggan
4 3 1 30 Reverend Slick
3 2 3 24 Dusty Rhodes
3 1 1 19 Michael Hayes
1 2 3 14 Bruno Sammartino
1 2 2 13 Eric Bischoff
2 0 1 11 Vince MaMahon
0 2 0 6 Teddy Long
0 2 0 6 Missy Hyatt
1 0 1 6 David Webb / Elvis (GWF)
1 0 0 5 Curt Hennig
1 0 0 5 E. Bermudez
0 1 0 3 Principe Valiente
0 1 0 3 Gene Okerlund
0 1 0 3 Ivan Putski
0 0 1 1 None
0 0 1 1 Tony Schiavone
0 0 1 1 Larry Zbyszko
0 0 1 1 Magnum TA

Worst Announcer: Vince Mcmahon
---------------

Award Description:
To be given to the commentator/announcer who makes the dumbest comments
while pushing his product. This person probably gets you to turn down
the TV when he/she is announcing.

Previous Winners:
1990: Vince McMahon
1991: Vince McMahon

Participation Statistics:
Total 1st Place Voters = 32 (= 160 points)
Total 2nd Place Voters = 29 (= 87 points)
Total 3rd Place Voters = 27 (= 27 points)

Results:

1st 2nd 3rd Score

13 7 6 92 Vince Mcmahon
5 6 2 45 Eric Bischoff
5 5 4 44 Lord Alfred Hayes
3 3 6 30 Gorilla Monsoon
1 3 3 17 Jim Ross
1 2 1 12 Sean Mooney
0 3 1 10 Doyle King (GWF)
1 0 1 6 Brian Webster (IWCCW)
1 0 0 5 Tony Schiavone
1 0 0 5 Michael St. John (USWA/Dallas)
1 0 0 5 Cory Macklin
0 0 1 1 None
0 0 1 1 Gene Okerlund
0 0 1 1 Brother Love

Worst Manager of The Year: Harvey Whippleman
-------------------------

Award Description:
To be given to the manager whose presence at ringside and during
interviews is really unnecessary. This person does little to enhance
the matches in which his/her wrestler(s) participates.

Previous Winners:
1990: Mr. Fuji
1991: Coach

Participation Statistics:
Total 1st Place Voters = 33 (= 165 points)
Total 2nd Place Voters = 32 (= 96 points)
Total 3rd Place Voters = 30 (= 30 points)

Results:

1st 2nd 3rd Score

7 9 7 69 Harvey Whippleman
9 3 3 57 Jamison
4 5 2 37 Mr. Fuji
3 4 5 32 Paul Ellering with Rocko
2 2 5 21 The Genius
0 5 1 16 Harley Race
2 1 0 13 Jimmy Hart
1 2 1 12 Sensational Sherri Martel
1 1 3 11 Paul E. Dangerously
1 0 0 5 Mr. Fuji
1 0 0 5 Bruce Pritchard
1 0 0 5 Brutus Beefcake
1 0 0 5 Skandar Akbar
0 0 1 1 Lady Blossom
0 0 1 1 Andy Barrow
0 0 1 1 "The Boss" (GWF)

Best Promotional Move: WCW signs Jake Roberts
---------------------

Award Description:
To be given the best move made by a promotion this past year. This
could include giving somebody a push, demoting someone, firing someone,
hiring someone, or anything of a promotional nature.

Previous Winners:
1990: N/A
1991: WWF signing Ric Flair

Participation Statistics:
Total 1st Place Voters = 31 (= 155 points)
Total 2nd Place Voters = 29 (= 87 points)
Total 3rd Place Voters = 31 (= 31 points)

Results:

1st 2nd 3rd Score

8 4 1 53 WCW signs Jake Roberts
4 3 2 31 WWF gives Ric Flair the title for a second
2 2 6 22 WCW brings back NWA titles
2 3 3 22 WCW gives workrate bonuses under Kip Frey
1 3 6 20 WCW occasionally brings in Japanese talent
3 1 0 18 WWF brings back Ultimate Warrior
2 2 1 17 WCW tries to re-educate the fans
1 3 1 15 WCW puts Kip Frey in charge
1 2 2 13 WCW brings in Terry Gordy & Steve Williams
2 1 0 13 WCW fires Jim Herd
1 1 1 9 WWF has Hulk Hogan retire
1 0 0 5 AAA starts by Antonio Pena
1 0 0 5 WWF SummerSlam in England
1 0 0 5 New Japan brings back Antonio Inoki vs. Hiroshi
Hase in Tokyo Dome
1 0 0 5 WCW starts Lightheavyweight division
0 1 0 3 USWA brings in Moondogs
0 1 0 3 WWF brings back Bob Backlund
0 1 0 3 WWF wrestlers appear on Regis & Kathy Lee
0 1 0 3 WCW signs new talent under Kip Frey
0 0 2 2 WWF gives Flair title at Royal Rumble
0 0 1 1 WWF co-promotes Memphis with USWA
0 0 1 1 WWF introduces Razor Ramon
0 0 1 1 WWF changes titles more often
0 0 1 1 WWF has Entertainment Tonight spots
0 0 1 1 WWF gets rid of Brutus Beefcake
0 0 1 1 SMW not going after National TV

Best Wrestling Show: WWF Royal Rumble, 01/18/92 PPV
-------------------

Award Description:
To be given to the best wrestling show you saw this year. This could
be a Pay-Per-View, any regular television event (Clash of Champions,
Saturday Night's Main Event, or even a syndicated show), or even an arena
event you attended.

Previous Winners:
1990: N/A
1991: WCW & New Japan Supershow PPV, 3/21/91, (aired on tape)

Participation Statistics:
Total 1st Place Voters = 26 (= 130 points)
Total 2nd Place Voters = 21 (= 63 points)
Total 3rd Place Voters = 18 (= 18 points)

Results:

1st 2nd 3rd Score

6 4 2 44 WWF Royal Rumble, 01/18/92 PPV
6 2 2 38 WCW Clash of Champions XIX, 06/22/92 PPV
2 5 2 27 WCW Clash of Chapmions XX, 09/02/92 PPV
2 2 1 17 WWF WrestleMania VIII, 04/05/92 PPV
2 1 0 13 WCW WrestleWar, 05/17/92 PPV
2 0 2 12 WCW Saturday Night
2 0 1 11 WWF Prime Time
1 0 2 7 WCW & New Japan SuperShow II, 01/04/92
live, 03/07/92 PPV
0 2 0 6 WWF SummerSlam, 08/29/92 PPV
0 1 2 5 WCW World Wide Wrestling
1 0 0 5 AJW Fuji Cup final
1 0 0 5 WCW Superbrawl II, 02/29/92 PPV
1 0 0 5 New Japan TV
0 1 0 3 WCW Starrcade, 12/29/91 PPV
0 1 0 3 AJW WrestleMarinpiad IV
0 1 0 3 All Japan TV
0 1 0 3 WCW Great American Bash, 07/21/92 PPV
0 0 1 1 WCW Power Hour
0 0 1 1 WWF This Tuesday in Texas
0 0 1 1 AJW 6/27/92 TV
0 0 1 1 WCW Clash of Champions XVII, 11/19/91

Best Organization: WCW
-----------------

Award Description:
To be given to the organization/promotion that has the best product.
This is the organization whose TV and house shows you just can't miss.

Previous Winners:
1990: NWA
1991: WWF

Participation Statistics:
Total 1st Place Voters = 30 (= 150 points)
Total 2nd Place Voters = 29 (= 87 points)
Total 3rd Place Voters = 25 (= 25 points)

Results:

1st 2nd 3rd Score

6 11 6 69 WCW
11 3 1 65 New Japan
3 8 2 41 All Japan
7 0 3 38 WWF
2 2 2 18 Smoky Mountain
1 1 5 13 All Japan Women
0 1 4 7 GWF
0 1 1 4 USWA
0 1 0 3 PWA
0 1 0 3 GLOW
0 0 1 1 Atlantic Grand Prix

Best Angle of The Year: Ric Flair "knew Elizabeth first"
----------------------

Award Description:
To be given to the best angle you've seen in the sport this year.

Previous Winners:
1990: Horsemen turn heel
1991: "Real World Champion" Ric Flair challenges Hulk Hogan

Participation Statistics:
Total 1st Place Voters = 30 (= 150 points)
Total 2nd Place Voters = 28 (= 84 points)
Total 3rd Place Voters = 20 (= 20 points)

Results:

1st 2nd 3rd Score

7 2 2 43 Ric Flair "knew Elizabeth first"
2 5 0 25 Ric Flair wins title a few days after SummerSlam
2 4 2 24 Abdullah & Cactus Jack break-up
0 6 5 23 Jake Roberts attacks Sting
3 2 1 22 Sid Justice turns on Hulk Hogan
3 1 3 21 Formation of the Dangerous Alliance
3 1 0 18 Undertaker turns face
2 1 3 16 Bret Hart vs. Davey Boy Smith; brothers-in-law
vs. each other
1 1 0 8 GWF vs USWA
1 0 1 6 Big Boss Man being attacked by former inmate
1 0 0 5 Shawn Michaels vs. Rick Martel in pretty
boy feud
1 0 0 5 Ric Flair surviving entire Royal Rumble
1 0 0 5 Hulk Hogan's Retirement
1 0 0 5 Dissension between Barry Windham & Dustin Rhodes
1 0 0 5 Ric Flair as the `Real World Champion'
1 0 0 5 NWA Tournaments
0 1 1 4 Ron Simmons, 1st Black World Champ
0 1 0 3 Ultimate Warrior comeback
0 1 0 3 Jake Roberts gives Randy Savage a present
after the wedding
0 1 0 3 Jeff Jarrett challenges Bret Hart
0 1 0 3 Larry Zbyszko kicked out of Dangerous
0 0 1 1 WWF's trend to change titles at house shows
0 0 1 1 New Japan Wrestlers vs. Karate dojo

Best Interviewee: Ric Flair
----------------

Award Description:
To be given to the person who gives the best interview in the biz.
This could be a wrestler or a manager.

Previous Winners:
1990: Ric Flair
1991: Ric Flair

Participation Statistics:
Total 1st Place Voters = 33 (= 165 points)
Total 2nd Place Voters = 30 (= 90 points)
Total 3rd Place Voters = 30 (= 30 points)

Results:

1st 2nd 3rd Score

13 7 4 90 Ric Flair
8 5 1 56 Cactus Jack
2 8 7 41 Jake Roberts
3 2 7 28 Undertaker & Paul Bearer
2 2 2 18 Roddy Piper
2 1 2 15 Rick Rude
1 1 0 8 Jim Cornette
1 0 0 5 Stan Lane
1 0 0 5 Jerry Lawler
0 1 1 4 Da Mountie
0 1 0 3 Paul E. Dangerously
0 0 3 3 Legion of Doom
0 1 0 3 Bret Hart
0 1 0 3 Hulk Hogan
0 0 1 1 Sid Justice
0 0 1 1 Randy Savage
0 0 1 1 Jimmy Hart

Best Colour Commentator: Bobby Heenan
-----------------------

Award Description:
To be given to the colour commentator who provides the most insightful
and entertaining comments.

Previous Winners:
1990: N/A
1991: Bobby Heenan

Participation Statistics:
Total 1st Place Voters = 30 (= 150 points)
Total 2nd Place Voters = 28 (= 84 points)
Total 3rd Place Voters = 25 (= 25 points)

Results:

1st 2nd 3rd Score

15 7 4 100 Bobby Heenan
11 10 5 90 Jesse Ventura
2 4 9 31 Curt Hennig
1 4 3 20 Cactus Jack
1 0 0 5 David Webb / Elvis (GWF)
0 1 1 4 Michael Hayes
0 1 1 4 Larry Zbyszko
0 1 0 3 Dutch Mantell
0 0 1 1 Rick Rude
0 0 1 1 Lord Alfred Hayes

Best Announcer: Jim Ross
--------------

Award Description:
To be given to the commentator/announcer who makes the most insightful
and entertaining comments while pushing his product.

Previous Winners:
1990: Jesse Ventura (no strict enforcement of announcer vs. colour)
1991: Jesse Ventura (")

Participation Statistics:
Total 1st Place Voters = 25 (= 125 points)
Total 2nd Place Voters = 16 (= 48 points)
Total 3rd Place Voters = 13 (= 13 points)

Results:

1st 2nd 3rd Score

15 5 0 90 Jim Ross
5 4 4 41 Gorilla Monsoon
2 3 3 22 Tony Schiavone
0 2 2 8 Sean Mooney
1 0 1 6 Dave Brown (USWA)
1 0 0 5 Dr. Alphonso Morales
1 0 0 5 Doyle King
0 1 0 3 Lord Alfred Hayes
0 1 0 3 Bob Caudle
0 0 1 1 Vince McMahon
0 0 1 1 None
0 0 1 1 Craig Johnson (old guy from GWF)

Best Manager of The Year: Curt Hennig
------------------------

Award Description:
To be given to the manager who outperformed his peers at ringside
and behind the microphone in interviews.

Previous Winners:
1990: Jim Cornette
1991: Bobby Heenan

Participation Statistics:
Total 1st Place Voters = 33 (= 165 points)
Total 2nd Place Voters = 31 (= 93 points)
Total 3rd Place Voters = 28 (= 28 points)

Results:

1st 2nd 3rd Score

8 6 2 60 Curt Hennig
7 4 5 52 Paul E. Dangerously
6 4 2 44 Paul Bearer
4 5 4 39 Madusa
3 3 4 28 Jim Cornette
2 2 0 16 Bobby Heenan
0 3 3 12 Jimmy Hart
1 0 1 6 Harley Race
1 0 0 5 Ron Wright
1 0 0 5 None
0 1 1 4 Paul Ellering
0 1 0 3 Skandor Akbar
0 0 3 3 Sherri Martel
0 1 0 3 Elizabeth
0 1 0 3 Michael Hayes
0 0 1 1 Richard lee
0 0 1 1 Cactus Jack
0 0 1 1 Joey "Bags" Baglia

Most Obnoxious Personality: Vince McMahon
--------------------------

Award Description:
To be given to the person who just rubs you the wrong way. This could
be anybody involved in the wrestling biz.

Previous Winners:
1990: N/A
1991: Dusty Rhodes

Participation Statistics:
Total 1st Place Voters = 32 (= 160 points)
Total 2nd Place Voters = 32 (= 96 points)
Total 3rd Place Voters = 31 (= 31 points)

Results:

1st 2nd 3rd Score

15 3 4 88 Vince McMahon
2 8 5 39 Jamison
4 1 1 24 Repo Man
2 3 1 20 Paul E. Dangerously
1 2 2 13 Bill Watts
1 1 3 11 Razor Ramon
0 3 0 9 Dusty Rhodes
0 3 0 9 Jim Duggan
0 2 0 6 Crush
1 0 1 6 Lord Alfred Hayes
1 0 1 6 Hulk Hogan
1 0 0 5 Brandon Baxter (GWF "teen" commentator)
1 0 0 5 I.R.S.
1 0 0 5 Scott Anthony / Scotty Flamingo
1 0 0 5 Jimmy Hart
1 0 0 5 Jim Ross
0 1 1 4 Ultimate Warrior
0 1 0 3 Rocko
0 1 0 3 Tatanka
0 1 0 3 Big Van Vader
0 1 0 3 Jim Cornette
0 1 0 3 Koko B. Ware
0 0 2 2 Dusty Rhodes
0 0 1 1 Michael Hayes
0 0 1 1 Hillbilly Jim
0 0 1 1 Mr. Fuji
0 0 1 1 Rick Martel
0 0 1 1 Nailz
0 0 1 1 Dustin Rhodes
0 0 1 1 Bushwhackers
0 0 1 1 Ric Flair
0 0 1 1 Harvey Whippleman
0 0 1 1 Gorilla Monsoon

Most Disappointing News Item of The Year: Legion of Doom splits up
----------------------------------------

Award Description:
To be given to the wrestling news item that most disappointed
you when heard of it. When you first learned of this news story,
you couldn't believe that it was true, and when you learned that it was,
you were bummed out for a while.

Previous Winners:
1990: N/A
1991: Scott Steiner gets injured

Participation Statistics:
Total 1st Place Voters = 35 (= 175 points)
Total 2nd Place Voters = 29 (= 87 points)
Total 3rd Place Voters = 27 (= 27 points)

Results:

1st 2nd 3rd Score

9 2 3 54 Legion of Doom splits up
6 4 2 44 Curt Hening can't return to wrestling
5 3 1 35 Buddy Rogers' death
0 5 2 17 Bill Watts brought in to run WCW
2 1 1 14 Hulk Hogan might return to the WWF
1 2 2 13 Ric Flair loses WWF title quickly (either time)
2 0 1 11 Steiners leaving WCW
1 2 0 11 WWF scandals
2 0 0 10 TWA goes out of business
2 0 0 10 WCW kills Lightheavyweight division
0 2 1 7 Elizabeth and Randy Savage separate
1 0 1 6 Ultimate Warrior returns to the WWF
1 0 1 6 Sid Justice injured; no feud with Roberts
1 0 0 5 WWF has not gone bankrupt
1 0 0 5 EMLL dropped from Galavision
1 0 0 5 WCW removes ringside mats
0 1 1 4 No Hulk Hogan vs. Ric Flair PPV planned
0 1 0 3 Randy Savage hurts leg at SummerSlam
0 1 0 3 WBF folds
0 1 0 3 Van Vader breaks jobber Joe Thurman's
back with Power Bomb
0 1 0 3 Rocko joins LOD
0 1 0 3 Great Muta was only in the U.S. temporarily
0 1 0 3 Kerry Von Erich's third drug bust
0 1 0 3 Return of Bob Backlund to WWF
0 0 2 2 Ric Flair suffers serious ear injury
0 0 2 2 Roddy Piper retires
0 0 1 1 GWF collapses
0 0 1 1 Wrestling loses popularity at house shows
& on TV & PPV
0 0 1 1 Warlord is let go by WWF
0 0 1 1 Survivor Series plans crumble due to injuries
& wrestlers leaving
0 0 1 1 Bill Watts cuts salaries in WCW
0 0 1 1 Iron Shiek / Col. Mustafa out of WWF
0 0 1 1 Ric Flair is not a heel! ;-)

And now some personal awards:

Most Fun To Watch In Action: Curly Moe

Dumbest WWF Name: "The Bully"

Largest Insult Io Intelligence:
1. Royal Rumble audio makeover
2. "Spin the wheel, Make the deal"
3. Nailz' voice

Most Blatant And Shameless Plug: ICOPRO by WWF

Largest Number of Champions: WCW

Biggest Coincidence: Appearance of different locker rooms at
various WWF Pay Per Views

Least Likely to be Recognized on The Street: The Blackhearts

Biggest Embarassment to Wrestling Fans: Comet Kid / Max Moon

Most Often Repeated Quote: "This is going to be the best pay per view
in WWF history!"

Worst Foreign Accent: Nikita Koloff

Least Painful Finisher:
1. Repo Man's leg submission
2. The STF

Most Impossible Finisher: Frankensteiner

Dumbest Announcer's Nickname: The Fink

Biggest Insult to a Race of People: Tatanka

Least Needed Personality: Teddy Long

Worst Entrance Music:
1. Da Mountie
2. Stunning Steve Austin
3. The Headhunters (NWA Tag Team from Dominican Republic)

Best Entrance Music:
1. Undertaker
2. Crush
3. Sting

Best Ridiculous Quotes: (all from Bobby Heenan)
1. "When the Bank of England needs a credit line, the come to Money, Inc."
2. "I once had a guy give up during instructions."
3. "I once had a fever of 114, took a half a St. Joseph's aspirin and
was fine."
4. "Wooo take a look at them!" (Royal Rumble)
5. "That's the mark of a good sore loser"
6. "I'm Indiana's favorite Bobby!"
7. "What did you call that? Extra hot sauce picante?"

Best Yuppie gimmick of the year:
1. Rick Rude / Madusa
2. Shawn Michaels / Sherri
3. Vinnie Vegas / Dallas Page

Best R.s.p-w poster: Herb Kunze

The "Broadcast Journalist" Award: Joe Fipp

Best-looking Female in Wrestling:
1. Elizabeth
2. Woman (if eligible else Madusa)
3. Missy Hyatt

Best Wrestling Babe
1. Madusa
2. Elizabeth
3. Sherri Martel

Worst Race Insult:
1. P.N. News
2. Johnny B. Badd

Best Non-match on a PPV: Davey Boy Smith vs. Berzerker (WMVIII)

Best Bimbo: Missy Hyatt

Best Career Euthanasia: Hulk Hogan retiring

Worst Act of Nepotisn:
1. Erik Watts
2. Dustin Rhodes
3. Jake Roberts

Worst Career Move by a Wrestler:
1. Lex Lugar jumping to the WWF
2. Hulk Hogan cheating to win matches
3. LOD bringing a doll to ringside

Hulk Hogan award for the wresters/managers who did the most to make
wrestling look silly: Bushwhackers

The "Hulk Hogan Real American" Award for the wrestler/manager who
was willing to do anything no matter how demeaning or destructive to
keep his/her job:
1. Lanny Poffo
2. Cactus Jack
3. Owen Hart

"Nepotism Is Us" Award
1. Watts & Son
2. Bret Hart / Davey Boy Smith feud

"Why Are They STILL in Wrestling" Award
1. Bob Backlund
2. Bushwhackers

"I Can't Believe I've Sunk This Low" Award
1. Matt Bourne about to be "Doink the Clown"
2. LOD having a dummy

Best Ad-libber: Bobby Heenan

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