We’re back for a fifth year – it’s our ever-growing list of Match of the Year contenders. If it’s on here, you probably ought to make time to hunt it down!

All of these matches either got ****¼ and above in our reviews, our would have (if we reviewed it, for shows we don’t fully cover).

  • Hiromu Takahashi vs. Will Ospreay (New Japan, WrestleKingdom 14 – Night One, January 04, 2020)
  • Kota Ibushi vs. Kazuchika Okada (New Japan, WrestleKingdom 14 – Night One, January 04, 2020)
  • Tetsuya Naito vs. Kazuchika Okada (New Japan, WrestleKingdom 14 – Night Two, January 05, 2020)
  • Shingo Takagi & EVIL vs. Hirooki Goto & Tomohiro Ishii (New Japan, New Year Dash!!, January 06, 2020)
  • Daniel Makabe vs. Judas Icarus (3-2-1 BATTLE!, Hindsight:2020, January 10, 2020)
  • Tyler Bate vs. Jordan Devlin (WWE, NXT UK Takeover Blackpool 2, January 12, 2020)