All Japan Pro Wrestling
|When it was created||October 21, 1972|
|Headquarters||Minato, Tokyo, Japan|
|Key people||Shohei Baba (founder)
Nobuo Shiraishi (owner)
Baba died on January 31, 1999 and Mitsuharu Misawa became president afterwards. There was a majority vote of the executive board that wanted Misawa removed from his position which he was. On June 13, 2000, Misawa, Mitsuo Momota (co-vice president, member of directory), Kenta Kobashi (member of directory), Akira Taue (member of directory, chairman), Kenichi Oyagi (member of directory) and Yoshihiro Momota (member of directory) all resigned from their board positions and the next day, Motoko Baba (Shohei Baba's widow) released a two-page written statement where she claimed claimed that Misawa "took no responsibility and abandoned his duty."
Champions[change | edit source]
|Championship||Current champion(s)||Date won|
|AJPW Triple Crown Heavyweight Championship||Akebono||October 27, 2013|
|AJPW Unified World Tag Team Championship
(also known as the Double Cup)
|Evolution||October 22, 2013|
|AJPW World Junior Heavyweight Championship||Último Dragón||December 15, 2013|
|AJPW All Asia Tag Team Championship||Xceed||January 26, 2014|
|AJPW Gaora TV Championship||Sushi||November 24, 2013|
References[change | edit source]
- "全日本プロレス オフィシャルサイト – 公式ホームページ全日本プロレスとは". All Japan Pro Wrestling. http://www.all-japan.co.jp/history/about/. Retrieved 2013-12-24.
- "Japan News: Match format announced for IWGP Tag Title vs. NWA Tag Title match next month". Pro Wrestling Torch. http://pwtorch.com/artman2/publish/Other_News_4/article_74202.shtml#.UrovePRDsbE. Retrieved 2013-12-24.
Other websites[change | edit source]
- Official website (Japanese)