Browsing Archive: May, 2013

NJPW - 38th Anniversary Show - Koji Kanemoto v Naomichi Marufuji - IWGP Junior Title

Posted by Kevin Kay on Friday, May 31, 2013, In : NJPW 

MATCH : Koji Kanemoto v Naomichi Marufuji

PROMOTION : NJPW

EVENT : NJPW 38th Anniversary Show

VENUE : Korakuen Hall, Tokyo

DATE : 5th March 2010

CHAMPIONSHIP : IWGP Junior Heavweight Title

BACKGROUND : Naomichi Marufuji had recently won the prostegius IWGP Junior Heavyweight in a match against Tiger Mask IV and this would be one of his real first tests as champion against a man who had held the belt himself on numerous occasions going back to as far as 15 years prior to this match. Ma...


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NOAH - Akiyama/Nagata v Kobashi/Misawa - Navigate for Evolution 2002

Posted by Kevin Kay on Thursday, May 30, 2013, In : NOAH 

MATCH : Jun Akiyama/Yugi Nagata v Kenta Kobashi/Mitsuharu Misawa

PROMOTION : NOAH

EVENT : Navigate for Evolution Day 10

VENUE : Budokan Hall, Tokyo

DATE : 17th February 2002

BACKGROUND : This match marked the return of one of Japan's greatest wrestlers Kenta Kobashi who had been really struggling with knee problems for the last few years. Kobashi would team up with the man whom he had faced and partnered many times in his long successful career, Mitsuharu Misawa. They would be up again...


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AJPW - Kenta Kobashi v Mitsuharu Misawa - 25th Anniversary Show

Posted by Kevin Kay on Wednesday, May 29, 2013, In : AJPW 

MATCH : Kenta Kobashi v Mitsuharu Misawa

PROMOTION : AJPW

EVENT : 25th Anniversary Show

VENUE : Budokan Hall, Tokyo

DATE : 21st October 1997

CHAMPIONSHIP : AJPW Triple Crown Title

BACKGROUND : Kenta Kobashi and Mitsuharu Misawa had been providing wrestling fans with some great matches over the last twelve months including the amazing five star match at the start of 1997 when Misawa captured the AJPW Triple Crown from Kobashi. As I wrote in a previous induction, many claimed that to be...


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WWF - Survivor Series 1987 - Team Hart Foundation v Team Strike Force

Posted by Kevin Kay on Tuesday, May 28, 2013, In : WWF/E Matches 

MATCH : Team Hart Foundation v Team Strike Force

PROMOTION : WWF

EVENT : Survivor Series 1987

VENUE : Richfield Coliseum, Ohio

DATE : 26th November 1987

STIPULATION : 20 Man Tag Match

BACKGROUND : This match seen 5 of the best face tag teams in the WWF at the time take on 5 of the best heel tag teams. The captains of the face team were the current Tag Team Champions Strike Force along with Killer Bees, Young Stallions, Rougeau Brothers and British Bulldogs. The heel team was captained...


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WWF - Bob Backlund v Pat Patterson - Cage Match for the WWF World Title

Posted by Kevin Kay on Monday, May 27, 2013, In : WWF/E Matches 

MATCH : Bob Backlund v Pat Patterson

PROMOTION : WWF

EVENT : MSG Event

VENUE : Madison Square Gardens, New York

DATE : 24th September 1979

STIPULATION : Cage Match

BACKGROUND : Back in the 1970's a cage match was a big deal and a great way to end a long running feud. The WWF Champion at the time Bob Backlund had held the title for a long time but was up against the first ever Intercontinental Champion and this was looking like Backlund's hardest challenge to date. The Madison Square G...


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AJW - Destiny 1995 - Akira Hokuto v Manami Toyota

Posted by Kevin Kay on Monday, May 20, 2013, In : AJW 

MATCH : Akira Hokuto v Manami Toyota

PROMOTION : AJW

EVENT : Destiny 1995

VENUE : Tokyo, Japan

DATE : 2nd September 1995

BACKGROUND : At this point of her career, Manami Toyota was being compared to some of the best male wrestlers in Japan due to the calibre of some of her matches with the likes of Kyoko Inoue and Aja Kong. Toyota was not currently the WWWA champion but many considered her to be the best in her era especially after her win at the AJW Grand Prix tournament. Akira Hokuto...


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