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Puroresu Awards

1970s

1974

Wrestler of the Year: Antonio Inoki (New Japan)
Match of the Year: NWF World Heavyweight Title Match: Antonio Inoki vs. Strong Kobayashi [New Japan 03/19 Kuramae Kokugikan]
Outstanding Performance Award: Giant Baba (All Japan)
Tag Team of the Year: Antonio Inoki & Seiji Sakaguchi (New Japan)
Performance Award: Strong Kobayashi
Fighting Spirit Award: Kintaro Ohki
Techinique Award: Jumbo Tsuruta (All Japan)
Effort Award: Kotetsu Yamamoto (New Japan), Masio Koma (All Japan), Isamu Teranishi (IWE)
Rookie of the Year: Tatsumi Fujinami (New Japan)
Special Award: Mighty Inoue (IWE)

1975

Wrestler of the Year: Giant Baba (All Japan)
Match of the Year: NWF World Heavyweight Title Match: Antonio Inoki vs. Bill Robinson [New Japan 12/11 Kuramae Kokugikan]
Outstanding Performance Award: Jumbo Tsuruta (All Japan)
Tag Team of the Year: Antonio Inoki & Seiji Sakaguchi (New Japan)
Performance Award: Rusher Kimura (IWE)
Fighting Spirit Award: Kintaro Ohki
Techinique Award: Mighty Inoue (IWE)
Effort Award: Yoshiaki Fujiwara (New Japan), Akihisa Takachiho (All Japan), Snake Amami (IWE)
Popularity Award: The Destroyer (All Japan)

1976

Wrestler of the Year: Antonio Inoki (New Japan)
Match of the Year: Jumbo Tsuruta (All Japan) vs. Rusher Kimura (IWE) [All Japan vs. IWE 03/28 Kuramae Kokugikan]
Outstanding Performance Award: Jumbo Tsuruta (All Japan)
Tag Team of the Year: Seiji Sakaguchi & Strong Kobayashi (New Japan)
Performance Award: Seiji Sakaguchi (New Japan)
Fighting Spirit Award: Rusher Kimura (IWE)
Techinique Award: Isamu Teranishi (IWE)
Effort Award: Masanobu Fuchi (All Japan), Shouji Kai (New Japan), Ryuma Go (IWE)
Special Popularity Award: Giant Baba (All Japan)

1977

Wrestler of the Year: Antonio Inoki (New Japan)
Match of the Year: NWA United National Heavyweight Title Match: Jumbo Tsuruta vs. Mil Mascaras [All Japan 08/25 Den'en Coliseum]
Outstanding Performance Award: Rusher Kimura (IWE)
Tag Team of the Year: Mighty Inoue & Animal Hamaguchi (IWE)
Performance Award: N/A
Fighting Spirit Award: Seiji Sakaguchi (New Japan)
Techinique Award: Kantaro Hoshino (New Japan)
Effort Award: Rocky Hata (All Japan), Riki Choshu (New Japan), Goro Tsurumi (IWE)
Popularity Award: Gen'ichiro Tenryu (All Japan)
Special Grand Award: Giant Baba (All Japan)
Achievement Award: Hisashi Shinma (New Japan booker)
Special Recognition: Masafumi Suzuki (president, Nippon Seibukan karate)

1978

Wrestler of the Year: Antonio Inoki (New Japan)
Match of the Year: NWA World Heavyweight Title Match: Harley Race vs. Jumbo Tsuruta [All Japan 01/20 Obihiro, Hokkaido]
Outstanding Performance Award: Tatsumi Fujinami (New Japan)
Tag Team of the Year: Giant Baba & Jumbo Tsuruta (All Japan)
Performance Award: Rusher Kimura (IWE)
Fighting Spirit Award: Kim Duk (All Japan)
Techinique Award: N/A
Effort Award: Kazuharu Sonoda (All Japan), Kuniaki Kobayashi (New Japan), Snake Amami (IWE), Takashi Ishikawa
Popularity Award: Umanosuke Ueda (New Japan), Abdullah the Butcher (All Japan)
Special Achievement Award: Isao Yoshiwara (president, IWE)

1979

Wrestler of the Year: Giant Baba (All Japan)
Match of the Year: Antonio Inoki & Giant Baba vs. Abdullah the Butcher & Tiger Jeet Singh [All Star Dream Card 08/26 Nippon Budokan]
Outstanding Performance Award: Antonio Inoki (New Japan)
Tag Team of the Year: N/A
Performance Award: Ashura Hara (IWE)
Fighting Spirit Award: Riki Choshu (New Japan)
Techinique Award: Tatsumi Fujinami (New Japan)
Effort Award: Atsushi Ohnita (All Japan), Makoto Arakawa (New Japan), Masahiko Takasugi (IWE)
Popularity Award: Terry Funk (All Japan)
Special Achievement Award: Masafumi Suzuki (president, Nippon Seibukan karate), Joe Higuchi (All Japan), Kotetsu Yamamoto (New Japan, retired)


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