Independent wrestler Bryan Keith, who holds several titles including the Freelance Legacy Championship, PCW ULTRA Light Heavyweight Championship, Deadlock Pro National Championship and more, was ranked #1 in this year’s Black Wrestling 500, which lists and celebrates the Top 500 black wrestlers in the world, up from his ranking of #15 in 2022’s list.

The list, which was started in 2019 saw Kofi Kingston ranked #1, with Sasha Banks ranked #1 in 2020, Trish Adora ranked #1 in 2021 and Bianca Belair ranked #1 in 2022.

The top ten from 2023’s list are below:

1.) Bryan Keith

2.) Athena

3.) Swerve Strickland

4.) Willow Nightingale

5.) Ricky Starks

6.) Bianca Belair

7.) Mercedes Mone

8.) Michael Oku

9.) Carmelo Hayes

10.) Darius Carter