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Fantasy Wrestling Rule Book



Win a match 20 points.
Team Win
Be on the winning team in a team match (i.e. tag team, multi-man tag team match) 20 points.
Squash Match Win
Win a match against an “indie/local/unnamed” wrestler who is not on the roster and is not a celebrity guest. 10 points.
Gauntlet Pinfall
Get a pinfall during a Gauntlet Match. 10 points.
Win a match via countout or disqualification 10 points.
No winner declared/No contest 5 points.

Bonus Points

Accompany To The Ring
2 points. Accompany another wrestler to the ring. Must be out there during an official match.
Ambulance Ride
50 points. The wrestler must receive Strapped to a Stretcher Bonus first to receive an Ambulance Ride Bonus. Points are awarded when the stretcher touches the ambulance.
5 points. Attack another wrestler. During a match, non-participants will be given interference points instead. The attacker must physically hit or knock down the attacked. Holds are an attack. Shoving does not count unless it knocks them down. This rule does not stack. Once Per Segment.
Backstage Beatdown
10 points. Beatdown ANYONE backstage. This includes off-site shoots. The wrestler still standing will receive the Beatdown points.
Chair Shot
2 points. Hit ANYBODY with a chair. Not awarded during a match where chairs are legal (such as a TLC match or any type of no DQ match). Stacks to 5.
Championship Belt Attack
4 points. Hitting someone with any championship belt. Stacks 5 times.
Cheap Pops
3 points. When a wrestler says the city, state, arena or local sports team to get a cheap pop. Cheers and Boos count. Once per segment.
10 points. Hit an opponent more than 5 times with a chair, title belt, or any other foreign object. 5 chair shot, Belt Attack, or Foreign Object points must be awarded first. This rule does not stack.
Classic Promo
8 points. A Classic Promo is when a wrestler is on the way to the ring and a separate window pops up and that same wrestler is speaking in the video. Classic Old School Wrestling.
Contract Signing
10 points. Participate in a contract signing event as a superstar whose name is on the contract. You don't need to be shown physically signing the paper and if it's a tag match, all members of the team will be awarded this.
Deez Nuts
3 points. Hitting another wrestler with a low blow to the groin that causes damage.
Drop The Belt
75 points. Giving up the belt. Leaving the belt in the middle of the ring and vacating the championship. Giving the belt up to a Owner, Commissioner or General Manager.
10 points. Be ejected from ringside by an official during a match.
4 points. Eliminate a wrestler or tag team in an elimination style match. Only the person performing the pin, submission, or over the top elimination will receive points. Stipulation and normal points will still be applied for the actual winner of the match.
Eliminator Team Up
2 points. Same as eliminator. This rule is for more than 1 wrestler performing an elimination. This rule is for Battle Royals, but could come into effect in other match types.
10 points. Be an enforcer during an official match.
Fade to Black
4 points. When you are shown during the fade to black on the Dynamite or an AEW PPV.
Fighting In The Crowd
5 points. Bring the fight into the AEW Crowd. Both wrestlers will be awarded points. Both wrestlers must be in the crowd and do some action (hold/strike/slam) while in the crowd.
Foreign Object
3 points. Hit anyone with a foreign object. A foreign object can be anything not listed in other categories. Must not be a legal object in the match (a ladder doesn't count in a ladder match). This rule stacks 5 times. On the 6th hit, you receive Cheatacular Bonus.
Guest Commentator
5 points. Put on a Commentator Headset and speak into the microphone.
Hallway Walking
2 points. Walking down a hallway backstage on the way to the ring or to a commercial. Can be interrupted by other rules and canceled out. Only valid if there is no interaction or voice and the camera cuts away. Typically this happens right before there is a cut to commercial.
3 points. Coming in contact with the referee and/or whoever is involved with the match. Handing a wrestler an object or removing a legal object from their reach. One foot on the apron during a match counts. Once per match, per interferer. If they are part of the match (like a lumberjack) they don't get interference points.
5 points. Complete an interview during a LIVE show Dynamite or an AEW PPV with an official AEW Interviewer, without being interrupted by anyone. An interview is when one wrestler or a team of wrestlers are being interviewed. No microphone, no points. Live interviews only.
Interview Interference
2 points. Interrupt another Wrestler's interview. Wrestlers will not get Interview points if they get interrupted.
3 points. A scene backstage where wrestlers interact during a skit in character. Must be during LIVE television. There must be some indication that it is LIVE or cut to LIVE. Once per segment. Interviews will not count as Kayfabe. We are looking for segments that only involve wrestlers interacting with each other or talking directly to the camera.
Looking On ...
5 points. Watching a live match on TV while backstage. Looking on from a Skybox, home, or hotel will also count.
Microphone Master
2 points. Hold a microphone and speak into it or speak into a podium/standing microphone. Headset microphones also count.
Multiple Attack
10 points. Attack 3 or more people during any segment.
Non-AEW Title Defense
5 points. Defend a championship that is not from AEW. Triple AAA, Ring Of Honor, NJPW, or any brand that may appear on AEW.
Non-AEW Title Win
10 points. Win a championship that is not from AEW. Triple AAA, Ring Of Honor, NJPW, or any brand that may appear on AEW.
Season Finale Fade To Black
10 points. The wrestler that gets the final Fade To Black of the season.
Season Opener
10 points. The first wrestler shown on live television during the season opening scored program.
Show Opener
3 points. The first wrestler from the DropTheBelt roster seen LIVE on the show.
Slammed On A Car
25 points. When a wrestler performs a move on a car/truck. All 4 feet must be on the car at the start of the move and the affected wrestler must hit the car/truck. Throwing someone from the ground onto a car or smacking them with a piece of the car does not count.
Special Guest Referee
10 points. Appear as the special guest referee in an official match.
Steel Stairs
2 points. When a wrestler uses the Steel Stairs to cause damage to another wrestler. Stacks to 5. Once Per Segment.
Strapped To A Stretcher
25 points. Injure another wrestler, so that they must be taken out on a stretcher. The injured wrestler must be actually strapped into the stretcher. This rule opens up the Ambulance Ride Bonus.
Table Shot
10 points. Put ANYBODY through a table at any time. Not awarded during a match where tables are legal.
Through The Announcer Table
15 points. Putting ANYBODY through the Announcer Table at any time.
25 points. Defend your belt while winning another. BOTH titles must be on the line in a unification or undisputed champion type match.


2 Out Of 3 Falls
15 points. Win a 2 Out Of 3 Falls match.
15 points. Win an Anarchy match. A match usually involving no rules. Only some bonus points are scored during this match.
Anything Goes
15 points. Win an Anything Goes match. A match where anything can happen.
Battle Royal
10 points. Win a Battle Royal.
Best of Series
5 points. Win a match in a 'Best of Series' match series.
Big Money
10 points. Win a Big Money match.
Blood & Guts
20 points. Win a Blood & Guts match.
10 points. Win a Bullrope match. The match is default No DQ. You win via pinfall or submission. Both wrestlers are bound together by a thick cattle rope with a cowbell in the center.
10 points. Win a Bunkhouse match.
Champion vs Champion
10 points. Win a Champion VS Champion Match.
Coffin Match
15 points. Win a coffin match. Place your opponent in a coffin/casket and close it.
Death Match
15 points. Win a Death Match. Pin your opponent, the pinned opponent must stay down for a 10 count to lose.
Dog Collar
10 points. Win a Dog Collar match. A Dog Collar match is when both opponents have a dog collar around their neck and chain connecting them together. You win by pinfall of submission.
Dynamite Diamond Ring
20 points. Win the Dynamite Diamond Ring match.
5 points. Win an Eliminator match.
Elite Deletion
10 points. Win am Elite Deletion match.
Exploding Barbed Wire
25 points. Win an Exploding Barbed Wire match.
Falls Count Anywhere
10 points. Win a Falls Count Anywhere match.
Fatal 4-way
10 points. Win a Fatal 4-way match.
Guest Referee
5 points. Win a match with a guest referee.
Hair VS Hair
15 points. Win a Hair VS Hair match. The loser of the match must shave their head. Similar matches like Hair VS Mash, etc. will also count under this stipulation.
10 points. Win a Handicap match. The match must start and end as a handicap match. Or the match must be clearly designated by a GM as a handicap match.
10 points. Win a Hardcore match.
I Quit
15 points. Win an I Quit match.
Iron Man
20 points.
Last Wrestler Standing
10 points. Win a Last Man/Woman Standing match.
Lights Out
20 points. Win an Lights Out match.
5 points. Win a Lumberjack match. A match where other wrestlers line the outside of the ring. Interference does not count during this match.
Mixed Tag Team
5 points. Win a mixed tag team match.
MMA Rules Cage Match
10 points. Win a MMA Rules Cage Match. Competitors face off in an MMA style cage fight. Win by knockout, submission or T.K.O.
Multiman Tag Team
2 points. Win a Tag Team match consisting of more than 4 wrestlers. (6-man, 8-man, etc.)
Mystery Opponent
5 points. Win a math with a Mystery Opponent involved. A match where one of the opponents is unknown to the wrestler.
10 points. Win a no DQ match.
No Holds Barred
15 points. Win a No Holds Barred match.
No Rules
10 points. Win a No Rules match. There are no rules during this match. Anything can happen.
Number 1 Contender
10 points. Win a Number 1 Contenders match.
Open Challenge
5 points. Win an Open Challenge Match.
2 points. A stipulation match that does not appear on our list of stipulation matches.
Owen Hart Championship
15 points. Win the Owen Hart Foundation Tournament.
5 points. Win a Qualifier match. A match that leads to another match after you win it.
20 points. Win a retirement match. The loser of the match will retire.
Round Robin
5 points. Win a match in a Round Robin. Used during the Continental Tournament and other tournaments with a Round Robin phase.
Stadium Stampede
20 points. Win a Stadium Stampede match. Includes Anarchy in the Arena.
Steel Cage
10 points. Win a Steel Cage match.
Strap Match
5 points. Win a Strap Match. A match where the two participants are tied together with a leather strap.
Street Fight
15 points. Win a Street Fight match.
10 points. Win a Submission match.
Tables, Ladders OR Chairs
25 points. Win any match involving Tables, Ladders OR Chairs.
Tornado Tag
15 points. Win a Tornado Tag match.
10 points. Win a Tournament match.
Triple Threat
10 points. Win a Triple Threat match.
20 points. Win an Unsanctioned match.


AEW World Champion
Currently held by Swerve Strickland. 50 points for winning, 25 points for defending.
AEW Women's Champion
Currently held by Toni Storm. 50 points for winning, 25 points for defending.
"Real World Champion"
Currently held by Vacant. 50 points for winning, 25 points for defending.
TNT Champion
Currently held by Adam Copeland. 40 points for winning, 20 points for defending.
TBS Champion
Currently held by Mercedes Moné. 40 points for winning, 20 points for defending.
International Champion
Currently held by Will Ospreay. 30 points for winning, 15 points for defending.
AEW Tag Team Champion 1
Currently held by Nicholas Jackson. 30 points for winning, 15 points for defending.
AEW Tag Team Champion 2
Currently held by Matthew Jackson. 30 points for winning, 15 points for defending.
Continental Champion
Currently held by Kazuchika Okada. 25 points for winning, 10 points for defending.
AEW Trios Champion 1
Currently held by Austin Gunn. 20 points for winning, 10 points for defending.
AEW Trios Champion 2
Currently held by Jay White . 20 points for winning, 10 points for defending.
AEW Trios Champion 3
Currently held by Colten Gunn. 20 points for winning, 10 points for defending.
FTW Champion
Currently held by Chris Jericho. 10 points for winning, 5 points for defending.

Special Rules & Glossary

Final Match Results
All results will be based on the official website. Some Bonus Points may be reviewed via video on the official website, a replay of the PPV, or the official YouTube Channel. If a match is restarted, stopped or a decision is reversed, the points will be based on the latest outcome of the match.
Some points can only be scored during a match. This means from the time the bell rings to start the match, until the bell rings to end the match. A match is Bell-To-Bell.
Once Per Segment
Some points can only be scored Once Per Segment.
DropTheBelt considers Segments and Bell-To-Bell as follows
If a wrestler speaks into a microphone before a match and also after the match. The Bell-To-Bell breaks the segment therefore you can score 2 Once Per Segment Points. 2 Microphone Master Points are also scored. The wrestler can also score interference points during the match plus score attack points before and after the match.
Multiple stipulations
If more than one stipulation applies during a match, the stipulation that scores the most points will be applied.
Previously Earlier
Previously recorded footage is not scored. Clips that are shown to have happened "During The Commercial Break" will not count as LIVE television.
5 Man Rule
If 5 or more wrestlers qualify for a bonus at the same time, the bonus is a wash. For example, if 5 wrestlers jump in the ring to attack one wrestler, no attack points are scored by any wrestler.
Freebird Rule
If a Tag Team consists of more than 2 wrestlers sharing a title according to the Freebird Rule, the wrestlers who participate in the match will score the points. The wrestler who sat out of the match will score all applicable bonus points.
PPV Kickoff Show
Only Final Match Results will be scored on the Kickoff Show. Eliminator Points can be scored (as they are part of the match.) All other bonus points will not be scored.
Rules are subjective to the Scorekeeper
All shows and most points are available for review. If you have a question or a comment regarding any score during the season, please leave a comment on that specific show results page.