WWE today announced that the category for “Best WWE Moment” will be returning to the ESPYS this year, and you can vote on the matchups.
The voting for the first round is live, and you can vote here. The official description from the ESPYS says:
Welcome to the 2021 ESPYS presented by Capital One, where you, the fans, get to help decide the stars of the show (aka the award winners) by placing your votes. After making its debut at the 2019 ESPYS, the Best WWE Moment field is deep for 2021. So deep, in fact, that 2019 winner Roman Reigns is joined by 15 challengers. Vote for the head-to-head winners in the round of 16 today. Come back on June 21 to see the eight winners and vote in the quarterfinals. The final four will be unveiled on June 25. Make sure to tune in to The ESPYS on July 10 at 8 p.m. ET on ABC.
The matches for round one are:
- Dominik Mysterio’s In-Ring Debut (SummerSlam 2020) vs Roman Reigns Returns To SmackDown, Aligns With Paul Heyman (SmackDown, August 28, 2020)
- Pat McAfee Punts Adam Cole (NXT, August 8, 2020) vs Goldberg Returns To Challenge Drew McIntyre (Raw, January 4, 2021)
- Keith Lee Wins NXT Championship (NXT Great American Bash Night Two 2020) vs Sasha Banks & Bianca Belair Headline WrestleMania (WrestleMania 37 Night One)
- Edge Wins The Royal Rumble From Number One (Royal Rumble 2021) vs Kevin Owens Stuns Logan Paul (WrestleMania 37 Night Two)
- Sasha Banks Wins The SmackDown Women’s Championship (Hell In A Cell 2020) vs Randy Orton Burns The Fiend (TLC 2020)
- The Undertaker’s Farewell (Survivor Series 2020) vs Bobby Lashley Wins The WWE Championship (Raw, March 1, 2021)
- Bayley Turns On Sasha Banks (SmackDown, September 4, 2020) vs Bad Bunny Teams With Damian Priest (WrestleMania 37 Night One)
- Bianca Belair Wins Women’s Royal Rumble (Royal Rumble 2021) vs The Miz Cashes In Money In The Bank, Wins WWE Championship (Elimination Chamber 2021)
Roman Reigns is the current holder of this award, with his announcement of him entering remission winning for Best WWE Moment of in 2019.
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