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 | change source]
|Championship||Current champion(s)||Date won|
|Triple Crown Heavyweight Championship||Kento Miyahara||February 12, 2016|
|World Tag Team Championship||The Big Guns
(Bodyguard and Zeus)
|December 23, 2015|
|World Junior Heavyweight Championship||Vacant||November 16, 2015|
|All Asia Tag Team Championship||Yankii Nichokenju
(Isami Kodaka and Yuko Miyamoto)
|November 15, 2015|
|Gaora TV Championship||Yohei Nakajima||August 16, 2015|
References[change | change 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 | change source]
- Official website (Japanese)