Bianca Belair Tops The PWI Women's 150

The EST is crowned Pro Wrestling Illustrated's best female wrestler of the year.

Bianca Belair PWI Women's Top 150

Pro Wrestling Illustrated has today revealed Bianca Belair has topped this year's PWI Women's Top 150.

PWI's Kristin Ashly announced this news on Renee Paquette's Oral Sessions podcast, with Bianca coming out at #1 for the period that ran from 1 October 2020 through to 30 September 2021.

The EST had a 12 months, becoming a huge player in WWE, complete with winning the 2021 women's Royal Rumble, then defeating Sasha Banks to become the SmackDown Women's Champion in the main event of WrestleMania 37's first night.


In addition to revealing Belair as #1 on the PWI Women's Top 150, we now also know who PWI ranked as the top ten females of this past year:

1) Bianca Belair


2) Utami Hayashishita

3) Deonna Purrazzo


4) Dr. Britt Baker, DMD

5) Thunder Rosa

6) Sasha Banks

7) Syuri

8) Io Shirai

9) Tam Nakano

10) Raquel Gonzalez

Pro Wrestling Illustrated first started running its women's award in 2008, although this year marks the first time that PWI has ranked the top 150 females in the industry. This award began life as the PWI Female 50, before then becoming the PWI Women's 100 in 2018.

In topping the PWI charts, Bianca Belair follows in the footsteps of Awesome Kong, Mickie James, Michelle McCool, Madison Eagles, Gail Kim, Cheerleader Melissa, Paige, Nikki Bella, Charlotte, Asuka, Ronda Rousey, Becky Lynch and, most recently, Bayley.

Huge congratulations to Bianca from all of us here at WhatCulture Wrestling.

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