- Won the Pro Wrestling Illustrated Rookie of the Year Award for 2006.
- The first runner-up was Charles Evans, who would go on to hold titles in OVW, the WWC in Puerto Rico and Pro Wrestling ZERO1. Second runner up was ex-sumo wrestler turned pro wrestler/MMA fighter Akebono, who would hold titles in ZERO1, All Japan Pro Wrestling and Dragon Gate. Third runner up was Cody Runnels, better known as WWE's Cody Rhodes. And Boogeyman beaten all them.