2017 Swoggie Award Voting

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The nominees selected below are neither a reflection of accuracy or of being taken 100% seriously and can range from specific instances to the entirety of 2017. They were, in fact, selected with varying amounts of thought given by the six jerks from Podswoggle.

Feel free to listen to their thought process here (Podswoggle 371: 2017 Swoggie Award Nominees Pt. 1) & here (Podswoggle 372: 2017 Swoggie Award Nominees Pt. 2)

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Best New Signing of the Year
Donovan Dijak (WWE)
Sami Callihan (Lucha Underground, NJPW, Impact)
Ricochet(?) (WWE maybe?)
Adam Cole (WWE)
The Hardy Boyz (WWE)
Kairi Sane (WWE)
Killian Dane (WWE)
The British Boys (Dunne, Bate, Seven, etc) (WWE)
Ruby Riott (WWE)
Drew McIntyre (WWE)
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Best New Show of the Year
Mae Young Classic (WWE Network)
Southpaw Regional Wrestling (YouTube)
Being The Elite (YouTube)
WWE 365 (WWE Network)
Survey maker
Worst Match of the Year
Randy Orton VS Bray Wyatt (WWE WrestleMania 33)
Randy Orton VS Bray Wyatt - House of Horrors Match (WWE Payback)
Randy Orton VS Jinder Mahal - Punjabi Prison Match (WWE Battleground)
Big Show VS Big Cass - Enzo in a Shark Cage (WWE SummerSlam)
Goldberg VS Kevin Owens (WWE Fastlane)
Sister Abagail VS The Demon (Never Happened, But Still)
Bayley VS Alexa Bliss - Kendo Stick on a Pole Match (WWE Extreme Rules)
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Best Match of the Year
Kenny Omega VS Kazuchika Okada (NJPW Wrestle Kingdom 11)
Pete Dunne VS Tyler Bate (NXT Takeover: Chicago)
WrestleCon 10 Man Tag (WrestleCon Friday Night)
Killshot VS Dante Fox - Hell of War Match (Lucha Underground Ultima Lucha Tres)
Kenny Omega VS Kazuchika Okada (NJPW Dominion)
War Games Match (NXT Takeover: War Games)
DIY vs The Revival vs Authors of Pain (NXT Takeover: Orlando)
Asuka VS Nikki Cross - Falls Count Anywhere (NXT)
Brock Lesnar VS Braun Strowman VS Samoa Joe VS Roman Reigns (WWE SummerSlam)
AJ Styles VS John Cena (WWE Royal Rumble)
Quiz Maker
Best Use of a Legend or Celebrity
MMA's Four Horsewomen (Mae Young Classic)
DeAngelo Williams (GFW Slammiversary XV)
Vince McMahon beatdown by Kevin Owens (SmackDown Live)
The Ball Family (Raw)
Kurt Angle
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Best Hot Tag of the Year
Cedric Alexander
Alexander Wolfe
Chad Gable
Kofi Kingston
Big E
Jason Jordon
Quiz Maker
Worst Gimmick of the Year
Jason Jordan
Mike Kanellis
Bray Wyatt/Sister Abigail
"Switchblade" Jay White
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Best Gimmick of the Year
Los Ingobernables de Japon
The Velveteen Dream
Street Profits
Lars Sullivan
Aleister Black
Drew Gulak
Braun Strowman
Space Monkey
The Miz
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Best Look of the Year
Peyton Royce
Seth Rollins (Kingslayer Gear)
The Velveteen Dream (Airbrushed Tights)
Penta El Zero M
AJ Styles
Kassius Ohno
Marty Scurll
Bobby Roode
Ruby Riott
Dalton Castle
The Usos
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Best Song of the Year
Mike Kinellis - "True Love"
Aleister Black - "Root of All Evil"
Johnny Gargano - "Rebel Heart"
Akira Tozawa - "Strawberry Moon"
Pete Dunne - "Young and Bitter"
The Usos - "Done With That"
Samoa Joe - "Destroyer"
Minoru Suzuki - "Kaze Ni Nare"
Shinsuke Nakamura - "The Rising Sun"
Bobby Roode - "Glorious"
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Best Ring Entrance of the Year
Aleister Black
Shinsuke Nakamura
Bobby Roode
The Shield (WWE TLC)
Triple H (WWE WrestleMania 33)
Dalton Castle
Finn Bálor
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Best Finisher Name
The Bitter End (Pete Dunne)
The Shatter Machine (The Revival)
Black Mass (Aleister Black)
Purple Rainmaker (The Velveteen Dream)
Go To Sleep (Hideo Itami)
Bangarang (Dalton Castle)
Rear View (Naomi)
made here
Best Debut of the Year
Adam Cole (NXT Takeover: Brooklyn III)
Shinsuke Nakamura (SmackDown Live)
The Revival (Raw)
The War Games Match (NXT Takeover: War Games)
The Hardy Boyz (WWE WrestleMania 33)
Chris Jericho (NJPW World Tag League Finals)
Chuck Taylor (ROH)
Kairi Sane (Mae Young Classic)
Worst Feud of the Year
Bray Wyatt VS Finn Bálor
Randy Orton VS Jinder Mahal
Bray Wyatt VS Randy Orton
Enzo Amore VS Big Cass
Undertaker VS Roman Reigns
Jinder Mahal VS Shinsuke Nakamura
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Best Feud of the Year
The Usos VS The New Day
Braun Stroman VS Roman Reigns
Kenny Omega VS Kazuchika Okada
Asuka vs. The Competition
AJ Styles VS John Cena
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The "We're Done Here" Award for Most Outstayed Welcome of the Year
Dolph Ziggler
Bray Wyatt
Enzo Amore
Jinder Mahal
The Kingdom
made here
Please Don't Mess This Up Award
War Games
Broken/Woken Matt Hardy
The Velveteen Dream
Yearly WWE Tournaments
Crop of WWE UK Signees
Women's Royal Rumble
The Shield Reunion
The "Oh, Buddy" Award for Most Misused of the Year
Tye Dillinger
Sami Zayn
Finn Bálor
Luke Harper
Austin Aries
Shinsuke Nakamura
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Best Commentary Call of the Year
"Sharks don't have hands, Saxton." - Corey Graves
Corey Graves Riffing on Natalya's Cats - WWE Clash of Champions
"Enzo looks like you stuck a Porg in a blender." - Corey Graves
"Shut Up, Byron" - Corey Graves
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Gotta Wear Shades Award for Brightest Future
Bianca Belair
Montez Ford
The Velveteen Dream
Otis Dozovic
Rhea Ripley
Braun Strowman
Pete Dunne
Tyler Bate
Aleister Black
Juice Robinson
Hangman Page
Hiromu Takahashi
Flip Gordon
Quiz Maker
They're BACK Award for Returning Performer of the Year
Drew McIntyre
Big Show
Minoru Suzuki
Quiz Maker
The Unicorn Award for Most Entertaining Entity of the Year
The Usos
Southpaw Regional Wrestling
The Elite
Rusev (Day)
Best Friends
The Miz
Marty Scurll
The Velveteen Dream
Made Here
Who Won the Year?
Braun Strowman
Kenny Omega
The Miz
Kazuchika Okada
Tetsuya Naito
Bullet Club/The Elite
The Santino Marella Award for Excellence in Comedic Wrestling
Chuck Taylor
Colt Cabana VS Toru Yano (ROH Global Wars)
Enzo Amore
Space Monkey
Toru Yano
The Young Bucks
Build quizzes
Once You Pop Award (Best Pop of the Year)
The Hardy Boyz Return at WrestleMania
The Fist Bump from Dean Ambrose & Seth Rollins
Braun Strowman's "I'm not finished with you!" Return
Shinsuke Nakamura's Debut on Smackdown Live
Tye Dillenger Entering The Royal Rumble at #10
The Shield Reunites in Full
made here
It's My Job Award (Best Jobber of the Year)
James Ellsworth
Curt Hawkins
Bray Wyatt
Oney Lorcan
Dolph Ziggler
The Miztourage
Survey Maker
Best Heel or Face Turn of the Year
Kevin Owens turns on Chris Jericho at The Festival of Friendship
Sami Zayn saves Kevin Owens at Hell in a Cell
Tommaso Ciampa turns on Johnny Gargano at NXT Takeover: Chicago
Neville turns on the Cruiserweight Division
Big Cass anonymously & repeatedly attacks Enzo Amore backstage
Build Quizzes
Zack Ryder Memorial Award for Best Social Media Use
Lio Rush
Chris Jericho/Kenny Omega Twitter Feud
Enzo Amore
The Elite
Satoshi Kojima
Luke Harper
Joey Ryan
John Cena's Instagram
Chuck Taylor
made here
Best Merch of the Year
The Sakura Genesis 2017 Shirt
Bullet Club Chicago Shirt
The Young Bucks (Most)
Johnny Gargano
Samoa Joe
Bullet Club Cease & Desist
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Best Title Run of the Year
The Hardy Boyz' Expedition of Gold (TNA, ROH, WWE Tag Team Champs)
Kazuchika Okada (IWGP Heavyweight Champion)
Brock Lesnar (WWE Universal Champion)
Alexa Bliss (Raw & SD Live Women's Champion)
Asuka (NXT Women's Champion)
Cody (ROH Heavyweight Champion)
The Miz (WWE Intercontinental Champion)
Poll Maker
Real Life Story of the Year
Vince McMahon possibly getting back into football
Global Force Impact Anthem Wrestling
Continued Rise of Women's Wrestling (MITB, GLOW, etc)
AAA Women's Division Issues
Viral Outbreak in the Raw Locker Room
Continued Expansion of New Japan Pro Wrestling
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Most Devastating Injury of the Year
Tommaso Ciampa (Knee)
Katsuyori Shibata (Head)
Drew McIntyre (Bicep)
The Revival (Multiple)
Big Cass (Knee)
Dean Ambrose (Tricep)
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Most Overrated Wrestler of the Year
Jinder Mahal
Randy Orton
Alexa Bliss
Mauro Ranallo
Bray Wyatt
Bobby Roode
Jason Jordan
Baron Corbin
Most Underrated Wrestler of the Year
Luke Harper
Gran Metalik
Oney Lorcan
Chad Gable
Apollo Crews
Finn Bálor
Quiz Maker
How Are They Still Not Signed?!* Award
Keith Lee
Jeff Cobb
Bobby Lashley
Candice LaRae
Tessa Blanchard
Chuck Taylor
Marty Scurll
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Feel Good Story of the Year
DIY Breaking Up
Ric Flair (Health Improvement, 30 For 30)
Katsuyori Shibata's Recovery
Daryl's Takahashi's Recovery
PodSlam 2017 Raising $4,300 for Connor's Cure
John Cena & Nikki Bella's Engagement at WrestleMania
Lucha Underground Renewed for Season 4
Build Quizzes
Most Fascinating Person of the Year
Enzo Amore
Alberto El Patrón
The Elite
Sexy Star
The Miz
Ric Flair
built here
Dream Match of the Year
Neville VS Ricochet
The Young Bucks VS The Revival
Kenny Omega VS Daniel Bryan
CM Punk VS Daniel Bryan (In a WWE Ring)
The Young Bucks VS The Usos
Jeff Cobb VS Braun Strowman
Penta El Zero M VS Minoru Suzuki
Kenny Omega VS Aleister Black
Alexa Bliss VS Toni Storm
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Cutest Couple
Finn Bálor & Cathy Kelley
Lana & Rusev
Tyler Bate & Liv Morgan
Daniel Bryan, Brie Bella & Birdie
Peyton Royce & Billie Kay
Johnny Gargano & Candice LaRae
Montez Ford & Bianca Belair
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Career Rejuvenation of the Year
Samoa Joe
Jinder Mahal
Sami Zayn
The Miz
The Usos
Worst Promo of the Year
Sister Abigail
Roman Reigns
Jinder Mahal's Promo on Shinsuke Nakamura
Sarah Logan
Kurt Angle
Shane McMahon
Titus O'Neil
Shinsuke Nakamura
Survey maker
Best Promo of the Year
The Miz
John Cena's Retorts to Roman Reigns
Juice Robinson
The Usos/New Day Rap Battle
Kevin Owens
Drew Gulak
Alexa Bliss
Samoa Joe
Paul Heyman
made here
Best Out of Character Performance of the Year
Luke Harper on Up, Up, Down, Down
Kofi Kingston on Up, Up, Down, Down
Carlito & Brodus Clay on GLOW
Randy Orton's face after nearly killing a Singh Brother (Backlash)
Daniel Bryan
Hulk Hogan (Ric Flair 30 For 30)
Southpaw Regional Wrestling
Kenny King (The Bachelorette)
Best Release of the Year
Jack Swagger
Simon Gotch
James Ellsworth
Rockstar Spud
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