The Full Fightful Awards 2023 Winners List

The second-ever Fightful Awards were held on January 31. Fightful held a subscriber-nominated and voted award show, voted on by thousands of fans.

All winners are provided physical awards upon acceptance. You can see the 2022 winners at this link.

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Indie Awards
Indie Act Of The Year: Matt Cardona & Steph De Lander

Company Awards

Promotion of the Year: WWE

Event of the Year: AEW All In

Booker of the Year: Triple H

Storyline of the year: MJF & Adam Cole's friendship and dissolution

Media Awards

Best Talent Media: HEY! EW with RJ City

Documentary/Film Category: The Iron Claw

Wrestling News Story of The Year: Brawl In/CM Punk fired from AEW

Tag Team Awards

Women's Tag Team of the Year: Chelsea Green & Piper Niven/Sonya Deville

Men's Tag Team of the Year: FTR (second time winning this award)

Tag Team Match of the Year: FTR vs. Bullet Club Gold on AEW Collision (second time for FTR winning this award)

Trios/Stable of the Year: Judgment Day

Individual Awards

Manager of the year: Prince Nana

Men's Best on Promos: MJF (second time winning this award)

Women's Best on Promos: Toni Storm

Best Individual Promo: Swerve Strickland and Hangman Page's face-to-face

Gear of the Year: Zelina Vega at WWE Backlash

Announcer of the Year: Michael Cole

Rookie of the year: Sol Ruca

Finisher of the year: Will Ospreay's Stormbreaker

Moment of the Year: CM Punk returns to WWE

Feud of the year: Sami Zayn & Kevin Owens vs. Bloodline

Men's In-Ring Wrestler of the Year: Will Ospreay

Women's In-Ring Wrestler of the Year: Athena

Men's Singles Match of the Year: Kenny Omega vs. Will Ospreay (AEW Forbidden Door)

Women's Singles Match of the Year: Rhea Ripley vs. Charlotte Flair (WWE WrestleMania 39)

Women's Overall Performer of the Year: Rhea Ripley

Men's Overall Performer of the Year: MJF


- MJF is a triple winner for the second straight year. He holds the record with six Fightful Awards

- Chelsea Green becomes the first person to win an Indie award and an award in a major company, and did it in back-to-back years.

- The indie awards (U21, best male and female indie wrestler and best indie tag team) were condensed into Best Indie Act. It's Matt Cardona's second straight year winning.

- Will Ospreay, MJF, Rhea Ripley all won three awards. Last year, Dax Harwood won five awards.

- Dax Harwood is now a five-time Fightful Award winner. FTR comprises four of those.

- Vlog of the year, Talent Podcast of the Year, and Best Physical Media were condensed into Best Talent Media. None of last year's winners are still active.

- Other back-to-back winners include Sami Zayn/The Bloodline, CM Punk, Hangman Page, AEW (event of the year).

- Last year's awards had 35 categories, compared to 28 this year. 2 roh

- AEW have won 29 Fightful Awards, WWE have won 23, NJPW has won four, ROH has won two, six were independent.

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