Pro Wrestling Illustrated has named WWE Champion AJ Styles the Wrestler of the Year for 2016. The publication unveiled that Styles won 51 percent of the votes for the top honor in PWI's 44th annual Achievement Award balloting.
In addition to that, Styles won Match of the Year for his bout against John Cena at SummerSlam. Other notable award winners were as follows:
- Nia Jax (Rookie)
- Bayley (Inspirational)
- The Miz (Most Improved)
- Goldberg (Comeback)
- Charlotte Flair (Woman)
- Charlotte-Sasha Banks (Feud)
- Shinsuke Nakamura (Most Popular)
- Roman Reigns (Most Hated)
- The New Day (Tag Team)
More information on Pro Wrestling Illustrated can be found at PWI-Online.com.