Tag: Tokyo

TODAY IN PRO WRESTLING HISTORY… JUNE 25TH: Ali faces Inoki in...

It's boxer vs. wrestler on a global scale, in this closed circuit event that was a forerunner to mixed-martial arts

TODAY IN PRO WRESTLING HISTORY… APRIL 24th: New Japan goes to...

NJPW holds its first event in the Tokyo Dome, where Big Van Vader defeats Shinya Hashimoto to win the IGWP title tournament in front of a crowd of over 50,000

TODAY IN PRO WRESTLING HISTORY… MARCH 6th: The Sun Rises for...

1972 - New Japan Pro Wrestling runs its first ever show, with a main event featuring Karl Gotch defeating the promotion's founder, Antonio Inoki, in Tokyo

TODAY IN PRO WRESTLING HISTORY… OCT 21st: World Champion vs. World...

NWA World Heavyweight Champion Ric Flair and AWA World Heavyweight Champion Rick Martel meet up at All-Japan Wrestling's 13th anniversary show (1985)

TODAY IN PRO WRESTLING HISTORY… APRIL 18th: Brody arrives in New...

Bruiser Brody's short stint with New Japan Pro Wrestling begins, when he faces off against the company's legendary founder, Antonio Inoki

TODAY IN PRO WRESTLING HISTORY… APRIL 16th: The Birth of the...

Wild Pegasus defeats The Great Sasuke to win the crown at New Japan Pro Wrestling's first Super J Cup, a tournament of the world's best junior heavyweights

KAYFABE THEATER: Masa Saito wins the AWA World title

February 10, 1990 - Mr. Saito defeats Larry Zbysko at the Tokyo Dome to capture the AWA World Heavyweight championship

THE RAINMAKER SHINES AGAINST SABRE JR.

After a hard-fought contrast in styles, the IWGP Champion continues his unprecedented reign by defeating the 2018 New Japan Cup winner at Sakura Genesis

IMPACT: Eddie Edwards speaks after Pro Wrestling NOAH’s big weekend

The GHC Champion and officials from both companies met with the press following Great Voyage volume 2