2008 Pro Wrestling Awards: Best World Champion of 2008

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2008 Pro Wrestling Awards: Best World Champion of 2008

In every organization, you wonder who is The Man. This year, we saw world championships change hands several times. But I had a debate at a bar last night with several wrestling fans that have come out of hiding. They debated about who was the best world champion this year.

So now I pose the question to you, the B/R Wrestling Nation: Who was the best champion of 2008?

#1) Triple H, RAW/SmackDown

---Won WWE Championship @ Backlash from Randy Orton in Fatal Four Way

---Lost WWE Championship @ Survivor Series to Edge in Triple Threat Match

---WWE Champion Drafted From RAW to SmackDown in WWE Draft in July

#2) Edge, World Heavyweight/WWE Champion, SmackDown

---Won World Heavyweight Championship @ Armageddon last year from Batista in Triple Threat Match

---Lost World Heavyweight Championship to Undertaker @ Wrestlemania XXIV

---Won vacated World Heavyweight Championship @ One Night Stand vs. Undertaker

---Lost World Heavyweight Championship to CM Punk on RAW night after Night of Champions

---Won WWE Championship from Triple H @ Survivor Series in Triple Threat Match

---Only superstar to capture WWE & World Heavyweight Championship in same calendar year

#3) Samoa Joe, TNA

---Won TNA World Heavyweight Championship from Kurt Angle @ Lockdown

---Lost TNA World Heavyweight Championship to Sting @ Bound IV Glory

#4) Kurt Angle, TNA

---Lost TNA World Heavyweight Championship to Samoa Joe @ Lockdown

---Lost Olympic Gold Medal to AJ Styles on IMPACT!

#5) Undertaker, SmackDown

---Won World Heavyweight Championship from Edge @ Wrestlemania XXIV

---Stripped of World Heavyweight Championship on SmackDown due to use of illegal submission hold

---Lost World Heavyweight Championship Match to Edge @ One Night Stand

#6) Randy Orton, RAW

---Won WWE Championship @ No Mercy last year

---Defeated Triple H & John Cena @ Wrestlemania XXIV to retain WWE Championship

---Lost WWE Championship to Triple H @ Backlash in Fatal Four Way

#7) CM Punk, ECW/SmackDown

---Won Money In The Bank Ladder Match @ Wrestlemania XXIV

---Won World Heavyweight Championship from Edge on RAW night after Night of Champions

---Relinquished WHC @ Unforgiven due to backstage attack from Randy Orton

#8) Chris Jericho, RAW

---Won World Heavyweight Championship @ Unforgiven in Championship Scramble

---Lost World Heavyweight Championship to Batista @ Cyber Sunday

---Won World Heavyweight Championship from Batista one week after Cyber Sunday

---Lost World Heavyweight Championship to John Cena @ Survivor Series

#9) Sting, World Heavyweight Champion, TNA

---Won TNA World Heavyweight Championship from Samoa Joe @ Bound IV Glory

#10) John Cena, World Heavyweight Champion RAW

---Won World Heavyweight Championship from Chris Jericho @ Survivor Series

---Lost first Wrestlemania match to Randy Orton @ Wrestlemania XXIV

#11) Mark Henry, ECW

---Won ECW Championship @ Night of Champions, one week after being drafted to ECW

---Lost ECW Championship @ Unforgiven in Championship Scramble

#12) Kane, ECW

---Won ECW Championship in record time @ Wrestlemania XXIV from Chavo Guerrero

---Lost ECW Championship to Mark Henry @ Night of Champions

#13) Chavo Guerrero, ECW/SmackDown

---Won ECW Championship from CM Punk @ Royal Rumble

---Lost ECW Championship to Kane in record time @ Wrestlemania XXIV

If a champ is missing, and you want him on the list, let me know and send his stats along with it.

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