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1938 Shohei "Giant" Baba [Sanjo, Niigata]

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1978 Tatsumi Fujinami defeats Carlos Jose Estrada at Madison Square Garden in New York to win WWF Junior Heavyweight Title. The gloray days of the junior heavyweight divisions in Japan starts.

1984 1983 IWGP winner Hulk Hogan wins WWF Heavyweight Title from Iron Sheik at Madison Square Garden in New York City.


1974 NWA World Heavyweight Champion appears on All Japan card for the first time. In a double title match, NWA World champion Jack Brisco draws with PWF World champion Giant Baba. All Japan had joined NWA in previous year, and PWF World Heavyweight Title has been reduced to PWF Heavyweight Title after this match.

2005 ZERO1-MAX, formerly Pro-Wrestling ZERO-ONE, has the first card since the company was renamed upon the resignation of the president Shin'ya Hashimoto.

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