It’s a new year – and a fresh list of our Match of the Year Contenders. 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).

  • Will Ospreay vs. Kazuchika Okada (New Japan, WrestleKingdom 15 – Night One, January 04, 2021)
  • Kota Ibushi vs. Tetsuya Naito (New Japan, WrestleKingdom 15 – Night One, January 04, 2021)
  • Jeff Cobb vs. Shingo Takagi (New Japan, WrestleKingdom 15 – Night Two, January 05, 2021)
  • Hiromu Takahashi vs. Taiji Ishimori (New Japan, WrestleKingdom 15 – Night Two, January 05, 2021)
  • Jay White vs. Kota Ibushi (New Japan, WrestleKingdom 15 – Night Two, January 05, 2021)
  • Dominic Garrini & Kevin Ku vs. Anthony Henry & JD Drake (ACTION Wrestling, Matt The Mouth’s Mysteriously Meaty 29th Birthday Bash Extravaganza, January 08, 2021)