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AJPW - ALL JAPAN PROFESSIONAL WRESTLING

ALL JAPAN/PACIFIC WRESTLING FEDERATION
HEAVYWEIGHT TITLE HISTORY

February 27, 1978--April 18, 1989

From Wrestling Title Histories
by Royal Duncan & Gary Will
with additional information from Brian Westcott and Andrew Andrew Zadarnowski

1.Giant Baba (Shohei Baba)
02/27/73
Tournament

2.Tor Kamata
06/01/78-Akita
16:16

3.Billy Robinson
06/12/78-Ichinomiya

4.Abdullah the Butcher
10/18/78-Ursonomiya
1st fall 08:16(Robinson), 2nd fall 06:15(Butcher), 3rd fall 03:08(Butcher, by ref stoppage)

5.Giant Baba [2]
02/10/79-Chicago, IL
1st fall 08:52(Baba), 2nd fall 03:06(Butcher), 3rd fall 07:11(Baba)
Stan Hansen defeats Baba, 06/01/82, and later loses to Baba, 09/14/82 in non-title matches.

6.Harley Race
10/26/82-Obihiro
12:45

7.Giant Baba [3]
02/11/83-St. Louis, MO
13:04

8.Stan Hansen
09/08/83-Chiba
09:02

9.Giant Baba [4]
07/13/84-Tokyo

10.Stan Hansen [2]
07/30/85-Fukuoka
13:50

11.Riki Choshu
04/05/86-Yokohama

TITLE VACANT
03/87
Choshu jumps back to New Japan.

12.Stan Hansen [3]
04/24/87-Yokohama
Defeats Hiroshi Wajima in tournament final

13.Genichiro Tenryu
03/09/88-Yokohama

14.Stan Hansen [4]
07/27/88-Nagano

15.Jumbo Tsuruta
04/18/89-Tokyo
Reigning NWA International Heavyweight champion, defeated Hansen to unify the Pacific Wrestling Federation Heavyweight Title and the NWA United National Title with the NWA International Heavyweight Title to become the first unified All Japan Triple Crown Heavyweight Champion.

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