Hornswoggle Wins Pro Wrestling Illustrated's Rookie Of The Year Award; More 2007 Award Results Revealed
    Submitted by Daniel Pena on Monday, February 18, 2008 at 1:47 PM EST

    Hornswoggle joins the likes of Bill Goldberg, Kurt Angle, Ric Flair and Steve Austin by winning Pro Wrestling Illustrated's Rookie Of The Year for the year 2007. He beat out the DiBiase brothers and Ring of Honor wrestler Pelle Primeau in the voting. Hornswoggle actually started his wrestling career in 2005 for the NWA Wisconsin promotion under the name "Shortstack," where he won their X Division Championship.

    Here are the rest of the results for the 2007 PWI Achievement Awards:

    Rookie Of The Year - Hornswoggle (26%)

    First Runner-Up - Ted DiBiase, Jr. (15%)
    Second Runner-Up - Pelle Primeau (12%)
    Third Runner-Up - Mike DiBiase (11%)

    Inspirational Wrestler Of The Year - Jeff Jarrett (19%)

    First Runner-Up - C.M. Punk (16%)
    Second Runner-Up - John Cena (15%)
    Third Runner-Up - Sting (10%)

    Most Improved Wrestler Of The Year - Candice Michelle (24%)

    First Runner-Up - Jay Lethal/Black Machismo - (19%)
    Second Runner-Up - MVP (15%)
    Third Runner-Up - Cody Rhodes (10%)

    Comeback Of The Year - Jeff Hardy (22%)

    First Runner-Up - Triple H (19%)
    Second Runner-Up - Rey Mysterio, Jr. (13%)
    Third Runner-Up - Steiner Brothers (8%)

    Woman Of The Year - Candice Michelle (22%)

    First Runner-Up - Beth Phoenix (21%)
    Second Runner-Up - Gail Kim (14%)
    Third Runner-Up - Karen Angle (10%)

    Feud Of The Year - Samoa Joe vs. Kurt Angle (30%)

    First Runner-Up - Batista vs. The Undertaker (18%)
    Second Runner-Up - John Cena vs. Shawn Michaels (15%)
    Third Runner-Up - John Cena vs. Randy Orton (10%)

    Most Popular Wrestler Of The Year - John Cena (48%)

    First Runner-Up - The Undertaker (14%)
    Second Runner-Up - Sting (8%)
    Third Runner-Up - C.M. Punk (7%)

    Most Hated Wrestler Of The Year - Randy Orton (36%)

    First Runner-Up - Kurt Angle (27%)
    Second Runner-Up - The Great Khali (15%)
    Third Runner-Up - Robert Roode (6%)

    Match Of The Year - John Cena vs. Shawn Michaels - RAW/England - 04/23/2007 (27%)

    First Runner-Up - Kurt Angle vs. Samoa Joe - Final Resolution - 2 out of 3 Falls (18%)
    Second Runner-Up - John Cena vs. Shawn Michaels - WrestleMania 23 (17%)
    Third Runner-Up - Nigel McGuinness vs. Takeshi Morishima - ROH (8%)

    Tag Team Of The Year - Paul London & Brian Kendrick (17%)

    First Runner-Up - Team 3D (12%)
    Second Runner-Up - Jay & Mark Briscoe (8%)
    Third Runner-Up - Deuce & Domino (7%)

    Wrestler Of The Year - John Cena (39%)

    First Runner-Up - Kurt Angle (20%)
    Second Runner-Up - Batista (11%)
    Third Runner-Up - Randy Orton (7%)

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