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Bianca Belair ranks number one in the PWI Women’s 150

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Plenty of people care about kayfabe wrestler rankings, especially those from Pro Wrestling Illustrated. PWI’s annual ranking of the top 150 women’s wrestlers in the world has been released, and Bianca Belair tops this year’s list:

Stardom’s Utami Hayashishita came in second place. The rest of the top five is rounded out with Deonna Purrazzo, Britt Baker, and Thunder Rosa.

Belair had a hell of a year, winning a Royal Rumble match and bringing home championship gold in the main event of the first night of WrestleMania 37 against Sasha Banks. The EST of WWE now joins AEW world champion Kenny Omega as the top wrestlers in the world, per PWI’s rankings.

Three of the top 10 spots went to wrestlers from Stardom, which is where the best women’s wrestling in the world can currently be seen.

Plenty of the wrestlers were excited to see where they ranked on PWI’s list:

You can purchase a digital issue of the PWI Women’s 150 here, or preorder the print copy from Pro Wrestling Illustrated here.

What do you make of the rankings, Cagesiders?