02/19/54 02/20/54 02/21/54 03/06/54 04/26/54 12/22/54 11/16/55 11/22/55 04/26/56
06/07/56 09/05/58 10/02/58 06/02/61 03/24/63 04/03/64 11/02/65 11/27/65 11/05/66
03/07/67 07/08/67 11/01/67 01/03/68 04/06/68 06/27/68 11/02/68 12/06/68 01/03/69
04/05/69 07/03/69 11/01/69 11/28/69 03/02/71 12/02/72 _ _ _




February 19, 1954 in Tokyo, Japan
Sumo Hall drawing 13,000
Shown live on NHK and NTV
  1. Kiyomigawa drew Harold Toki (15:00).

  2. Mitsuo Surugaumi beat Kaichi Nagasawa (16:20) via submisson.

  3. Kokichi Endo pinned Bob Mumphrey (26:20).

  4. Bobby Bruns beat Toshio Yamaguchi (23:27) in three falls.
    • Bruns forced Yamaguchi to submit (11:27).
    • Yamaguchi pinned Bruns (21:12).
    • Bruns pinned Yamaguchi (23:27).

  5. San Francisco based NWA Tag Champs Ben & Mike Sharpe drew Rikidozan & Masahiko Kimura (61:00) in three falls.
    • Rikidozan pinned Ben (21:37).
    • Kimura was DQed (47:09).
    • The time limit expired (61:00).
Note: This was the JWA's debut show.

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February 20, 1954 in Tokyo, Japan
Sumo Hall drawing 13,000
Shown live on NTV
  1. Kaichi Nagasawa beat Harold Tiki.

  2. Kokichi Endo beat Kiyomigawa.

  3. Mitsuo Surugaumi beat Bob Mumphrey.

  4. Bobby Bruns drew Masahiko Kimura (45:00).

  5. Mike Sharpe beat Toshio Yamaguchi in three falls.

  6. Rikidozan beat Ben Sharpe in three falls.
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February 21, 1954 in Tokyo, Japan
Sumo Hall drawing 13,000
Shown live on NTV
  1. Mitsuo Surugaumi beat Harold Toki.

  2. Kiyomigawa drew Kaichi Nagasawa.

  3. Toshio Yamaguchi beat Bob Mumphrey.

  4. Bobby Bruns drew Kokichi Endo.

  5. San Francisco based NWA Tag Champs Ben & Mike Sharpe drew Rikidozan & Masahiko Kimura in three falls.
    • Mike pinned Kimura (24:57).
    • Rikidozan pinned Mike (25:52).
    • The teams fought to a double DQ.
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March 6, 1954 in Tokyo, Japan
Sumo Hall drawing 11,000
  1. San Francisco based NWA Tag Champs Ben & Mike Sharpe drew Rikidozan & Masahiko Kimura (61:00) in three falls.
    • Ben pinned Kimura (33:03).
    • The time limit expires (61:00).
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April 26, 1954 in Tokyo, Japan
Sumo Hall drawing ???
  1. NWA World Tag Champs Ben & Mike Sharpe beat Rikidozan & Kokichi Endo (47:56) in three falls.
    • Endo beat Ben (36:03).
    • Ben beat Endo (44:33).
    • Ben TKO Rikidozan (47:56).
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December 22, 1954 in Tokyo, Japan
Sumo Hall drawing 13,000
  1. Yiyue Zhuo beat Takeo Kaneko.

  2. Osamu Abe beat Tomio Miyashima.

  3. Teizo Watanabe beat Yonetaro Tanaka.

  4. Yoshinosato beat Noboru Ichikawa (AJPWA).

  5. Surugaumi drew Kiyotaka Otsubo (IPWF).

  6. Youssaf Turko beat Takeo Toda (free).

  7. Kokichi Endo beat Tachinoumi (IPWF).

  8. Rikidozan beat Masahiko Kimura (IPW) (15:49) in two straight falls to become the first JWA Japanese Champ. The match was supposed to be a draw but Rikidozan pulled a double cross on Kimura.
    • Rikodozan TKO Kimura (15:49).
    • Kimura forfeited the second fall.
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November 16, 1955 in Tokyo, Japan
Sumo Hall drawing 11,000
  1. King Kong Czaya & Tiger Joginder beat Rikidozan & Sakata (41:48) in two straight falls to become the first JWA All Asian Tag Champs.
    • Rikidozan pinned Joginder (31:55).
    • Sakata was counted out (41:48).
    • Rikidozan & Sakata forfeited the final fall.
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November 22, 1955 in Tokyo, Japan
Sumo Hall drawing 12,000
  1. Masaaki Takemura drew Fujitayama (10:00).

  2. Isao Yoshiwara pinned Masayuki Era (9:10).

  3. Tsunagoro Rashomon drew Takeo Kaneko (15:00).

  4. Yonetaro Tanaka drew Toshikazu Hiki (15:00).

  5. Yuossaf Turko drew Osamu Abe (15:00).

  6. Mitsuo Surugaumi pinned Tomio Miyashima (14:42).

  7. Tiger Joginder pinned Yoshinosato (10:29).

  8. Dara Singh & Said Saifshah beat Azumafuji & Harold Sakata (28:16) in three falls.
    • Singh forced Azumafuji to submit (14:18).
    • Azumafuji pinned Saifshah (22:43).
    • Sakata was DQed (28:16).

  9. Rikidozan KO King Kong Czaya (90:50) to become the first JWA All-Asian Champ.
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April 26, 1956 in Tokyo, Japan
Sumo Hall drawing 13,000
  1. San Francisco based NWA Tag Champs Ben & Mike Sharpe beat Rikidozan & Kokichi Endo (47:36) in three falls.
    • Endo forced Ben to submit (36:03).
    • Ben pinned Endo (44:33).
    • Ben TKO Rikidozan (47:36).
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    June 7, 1956 in Tokyo, Japan
    Sumo Hall drawing ???
    1. NWA World Tag Champs Ben & Mike Sharpe drew Rikidozan & Kokichi Endo (61:00).
      • Ben pinned Endo (34:39).
      • Rikidozan pinned Ben (46:04).
      • The time limit expired (61:00).
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    September 5, 1958 in Tokyo, Japan
    Sumo Hall drawing ???
    1. Rikidozan & Johnny Barend drew Don Leo Jonathan & Sky High Lee.
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    October 2, 1958 in Tokyo, Japan
    Sumo Hall drawing ???
    1. NWA International Champ Rikidozan drew Don Leo Jonathan (61:00) in three falls.
      • Rikidozan pinned Jonathon (39:49).
      • The time limit expired (61:00).
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    June 2, 1961 in Tokyo, Japan
    Sumo Hall drawing 13,000
    1. Kanji Inoki pinned Mitsuaki Hirai (7:00).

    2. Yoshinosato beat Giant Baba.

    3. Karl Krauser (Gotch) pinned Kokichi Endo (10:40).

    4. Michiaki Yoshimura beat Mr. X (Bill Miller) via DQ.

    5. Toyonobori, The Great Togo, & Toshi Togo (Harold Sakata) beat Ronnie Etchison, Jim Wright, & Ike Eakins.

    6. NWA International Champ Rikidozan beat The Great Antonio (4:20) in two straight falls.
      • Antonio was counted out (4:00).
      • Antonio forfeited the second fall (4:20).
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    March 24, 1963 in Tokyo, Japan
    Sumo Hall drawing 10,300
    Shown live on TV
    1. Hideo Koma drew Kazuo Honma (10:00).

    2. Kiyotaka Otsubo pinned Kantaro Hoshino (12:38).

    3. Isao Yoshiwara drew Mitsuaki Hirai (15:00).

    4. Mammoth Suzuki pinned Hideyuki Nagasawa (3:03).

    5. Kanji Inoki beat Fred Atkins (6:35) via DQ.

    6. Sandor Szabo pinned Kokichi Endo (2nd - 1:10).

    7. Pat O'Connor pinned Kintaro Ohki (1st - 6:21).

    8. Giant Baba drew Killer Kowalski (45:00).

    9. Gino Marella (Gorilla Monsoon), Bob Ellis, & Killer X (Frank Townsend) beat Toyonobori, The Great Togo, & Michiaki Yoshimura (27:59) in three falls.
      • Ellis pinned Yoshimura (13:50).
      • Togo pinned Ellis (21:11).
      • Marella pinned Togo (27:59).

    10. Rikidozan NC Haystacks Calhoun (20:53) in three falls.
      • Calhoun pinned Rikidozan (7:32).
      • Rikidozan pinned Calhoun (12:03).
      • Both men were counted out (20:53).
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    April 3, 1964 in Tokyo, Japan
    Sumo Hall drawing 10,000
    1. Iwakichi Hirano pinned Sankichi Takasakiyama (11:06).

    2. Ushinosuke Hayashi pinned Raizo Kojika (11:06).

    3. Motoshi Okuma drew Tadaharu Tanaka (15:00).

    4. Hideo Koma beat Kotetsu Yamamoto (10:23) via submission.

    5. Seigozan (Gentetsu Matsuoka) pinned Mitsuaki Hirai (11:55).

    6. Kintaro Kongo (Oki) beat Hideyuki Nagasawa (4:40) via submission.

    7. The Mummy (Benji Ramirez) beat Umanosuke Ueda (7:40) via submission.

    8. Yoshinosato beat Rpy McClarty (3rd - 1:38) via DQ.

    9. Gene Kiniski pinned Kokichi Endo (2nd - 2:20) .

    10. Toyonobori, Mr. Moto, & Michiaki Yoshimura NC The Alaskan, Bull Curry, & Gene LeBelle (19:03) in three falls.
      • LeBelle pinned Yoshimura (13:28).
      • Yoshimura pinned LeBelle (16:12).
      • Both teams were counted out (19:03).

    11. NWA International Champ Giant Baba drew Hurricane Calypso (Cyclone Negro) (45:00).
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    November 2, 1965 in Tokyo, Japan
    Sumo Hall drawing ???
    1. Toyonobori & Yoshinosato beat The Assassins (Renesto & Hamilton) via DQ.

    2. NWA International Championship Giant Baba beat Alberto Torres (28:39) in three falls.
      • Baba pinned Torres (17:31).
      • Torres forced Baba to submit (24:19).
      • Baba pinned Torres (28:39).
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    November 27, 1965 in Tokyo, Japan
    Sumo Hall drawing ???
    1. Matti Suzuki beat Masanori Saito.

    2. Masakatsu Tanaka beat Akihisa Takachiho.

    3. Alberto Torres beat Umanosuke Ueda

    4. Toyonobori, Michiaki Yoshimura, & Yoshinosato beat The Assassins & Johnny Kostas.

    5. NWA International Champ Giant Baba NC Dick the Bruiser (31:39) in three falls.
      • Baba pinned Bruiser (7:50).
      • Bruiser pinned Baba (26:44).
      • Both men were counted out (31:39).
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    November 5, 1966 in Tokyo, Japan
    Sumo Hall drawing ???
    1. Kantaro Hoshino beat Akihisa Takachiho.

    2. Mitsu Hirai beat Bob Boyer.

    3. George Cannon bet Kumagoro Okuma.

    4. Kintaro Oki beat Gorilla Monsoon via countout.

    5. JWA All Asian Tag Champs Giant Baba & Michiaki Yoshimura beat Mike Paidousis & Fritz Von Goering (20:52) in two straight falls to win the NWA International Tag Title.
      • Baba pinned Paidousis (16:52).
      • Yoshimura pinned Von Goering (20:52).
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    March 7, 1967 in Tokyo, Japan
    Sumo Hall drawing 12,000
    1. Masayuki Fujii pinned Song Hak-su (13:23).

    2. Kumagoro Okuma drew Akihisa Takachiho (20:00).

    3. Kiyotaka Otsubo pinned Gentetsu Matsuoka (9:12).

    4. Mitsu Hirai DCO Blackjack Daniels (9:10).

    5. Art Thomas beat Raizo Kojika (6:09) via submission.

    6. Michiaki Yoshimura & Kintaro Oki beat Hans Schmidt & Buddy Austin (22:05) in three falls.
      • Schmidt pinned Oki (9:50).
      • Yoshimura pinned Schmidt (17:15).
      • Oki pinned Austin (22:05).

    7. NWA International Champ Giant Baba drew Bruno Sammartino (60:00) in three falls.
      • Baba pinned Sammartino (17:30).
      • Sammartino forced Baba to submit (30:40).
      • The time limit expired (60:00).
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    July 8, 1967 in Tokyo, Japan
    Sumo Hall drawing 10,000
    1. Raizo Kojika beat Atsuhide Koma.

    2. Dutch Savage beat Umanosuke Ueda via DQ.

    3. Mitsu Hirai beat Ike Eakins.

    4. Antonio Inoki beat Dick Steinborn (28:40) in three falls.
      • Steinborn pinned Inoki (15:33).
      • Inoki forced Steinborn to submit (21:44).
      • Inoki forced Steinborn to submit (28:40).

    5. NWA International Tag Champs Giant Baba & Michiaki Yoshimura beat Dara & Sar Dara Singh (24:42) in two straight falls.
      • Both teams were counted out (21:06).
      • Baba pinned Sar Dara (24:42).
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    November 1, 1967 in Tokyo, Japan
    Sumo Hall drawing 10,000
    1. NWA International Champ Giant Baba beat Tarzan Tyler (22:29) in three falls.
      • Tyler pinned Baba (14:04).
      • Tyler was DQed (18:30).
      • Baba pinned Tyler (22:29).
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    January 3, 1968 in Tokyo, Japan
    Sumo Hall drawing 12,000
    Shown live on NTV (34.7)
    1. Gentetsu Matsuoka pinned Mr. Chin (9:50).

    2. Masio Koma pinned Haruka Eigen (9:57).

    3. Kotetsu Yamamoto pinned Akihisa Takachiho (15:15).

    4. Kantaro Hoshino pinned Masayuki Fujii (6:04).

    5. Antonio Inoki beat Ken Hollis (11:07) via submission.

    6. Prince Iaukea pinned Umanosuke Ueda (3:28).

    7. Karl Gotch pinned Jerry London (10:17)

    8. Michiaki Yoshimura & Kintaro Oki NC Ricky Hunter & Mr. X (29:51) in three falls. This match was for the vacant JWA All Asian Tag Title.
      • Miller pinned Yoshimura (11:16).
      • Yoshimura pinned Hunter (20:23).
      • Both teams were counted out (29:51).

    9. NWA International Champ Giant Baba pinned The Crusher (14:30).
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    April 6, 1968 in Tokyo, Japan
    Sumo Hall drawing 10,000
    1. Gentetsu Matsuoka beat Mr. Chin.

    2. Akihisa Takachiho beat Masayuki Fuji.

    3. Len Rossi drew Kotetsu Yamamoto.

    4. Dominic DeNucci beat Kantaro Hoshino.

    5. Pat Patterson beat Mitsu Hirai.

    6. Jess Ortega beat Duke Keomuka.

    7. Michiaki Yoshimura beat Angelo Poffo.

    8. Killer Kowalski drew Giant Baba (30:00).

    9. Freddie Blassie & Tarzan Tyler beat Kintaro Oki & Antonio Inoki.
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    June 27, 1968 in Tokyo, Japan
    Sumo Hall drawing 12,000
    1. Masio Koma beat Ushinosuke Hayashi (13:46) via DQ.

    2. Akihias Takachiho pinned Masayuki Fujii (11:14).

    3. Mitsu Hirai pinned Haruka Eigen (12:14).

    4. Tony Marino pinned Gentetsu Matsuoka (11:29).

    5. Jess Ortega pinned Kantaro Hoshino (7:18).

    6. Rocky Montero beat Kotetsu Yamamoto (14:31) via DQ.

    7. Kintaro Oki pinned John Tolos (5:32).

    8. Antonio Inoki & Michiaki Yoshimura beat Calypso Hurricane & Mario Milano (26:46) in two straight falls.
      • Both teams were counted out (21:00).
      • Inoki forced Hurricane to submit (26:46).

    9. Giant Baba beat Bobo Brazil (19:09) in three falls to win the NWA International Title.
      • Brazil pinned Baba (10:32).
      • Baba pinned Brazil (15:16).
      • Brazil was counted out (19:09).
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    November 2, 1968 in Tokyo, Japan
    Sumo Hall drawing 8,000
    1. Haruka Eigen pinned Motoyuki Kitazawa (9:44).

    2. Masayuki Fujii beat Mr. Chin (10:58) via submission.

    3. Motoshi Okuma pinned Katsuji Adachi (11:45).

    4. Kantaro Hoshino pinned Hideo Koma (10:24).

    5. Mitsu Hirai drew Buddy Moreno (20:00).

    6. Kotetsu Yamamoto DCO Karl Karlsson (9:02).

    7. Kintaro Oki pinned Medico #1 (Pedro Godoy) (13:18).

    8. Mad Dog Vachon & Red Bastein beat Antonio Inoki & Michiaki Yoshimura (31:41) in three falls.
      • Vachon pinned Yoshimura (17:48).
      • Inoki forced Bastein to submit (29:03).
      • Inoki & Yoshimura were DQed (31:41).

    9. NWA International Champ Giant Baba beat Karl Kox (25:42) in three falls.
      • Kox was DQed (18:31).
      • Baba was DQed (22:06).
      • Baba pinned Kox (25:42).
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    December 6, 1968 in Tokyo, Japan
    Sumo Hall drawing 9,200
    1. Ushinosuke Hayashi pinned Masayuki Fujii (10:07).

    2. Haruka Eigen pinned Katsuji Adachi (11:14).

    3. Motsohi Okuma pinned Steve Bolus (8:07).

    4. Kantaro Hoshino DCO Paul DeMarco (7:21).

    5. Brute Bernard pinned Mitsu Hirai (6:31).

    6. Antonio Inoki & Michiaki Yoshimura beat Lonnie Mayne & Joe Scarpa (Jay Strongbow) (14:36) when Inoki forced Scarpa to submit.

    7. NWA International Champ Giant Baba beat Gene Kiniski (58:18) in three falls.
      • Kiniski pinned Baba (29:24).
      • Baba pinned Kiniski (35:10).
      • Kiniski was DQed (58:18).
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    January 3, 1969 in Tokyo, Japan
    Sumo Hall drawing ???
    1. Akihisa Takachiho drew Masio Koma.

    2. Gentetsu Matsuoka beat Haruka Eigen.

    3. Mitsu Hirai DCO Kotetsu Yamamoto.

    4. Buster Lloyd (Rufus R. Jones) beat Kantaro Hoshino.

    5. Michiaki Yoshimura beat Tom Jones via countout.

    6. Kintaro Oki beat Bob Boyer.

    7. NWA International Tag Champ Giant Baba & Antonio Inoki drew Danny Hodge & Wilbur Snyder (60:00) in three falls.
      • Snyder pinned Baba (15:46).
      • Baba pinned Snyder (33:39).
      • The time limit expired (60:00).
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    April 5, 1969 in Tokyo, Japan
    Sumo Hall drawing ???
    1. Bobby Duncum beat Kotetsu Yamamoto.

    2. Pepper Gomez beat Kantaro Hoshino.

    3. Chris Markoff beat Motoshi Okuma.

    4. Kintaro Oki beat Tom Andrews.

    5. Bobo Brazil pinned Antonio Inoki (21:34).

    6. Gorilla Monsoon pinned Giant Baba.

    7. Seiji Sakaguchi & Michiaki Yoshimura beat Los Medicos #2 & #3 (Luis Fernandez & Tony Gonzales) (17:38) via pinfall.
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    July 3, 1969 in Tokyo, Japan
    Sumo Hall drawing ???
    1. Karl Von Steiger beat Motoshi Okuma.

    2. Kurt Von Steiger drew Kotetsu Yamamoto.

    3. Michiaki Yoshimura beat Eduardo Perez.

    4. JWA All Asian Tag Champs Antonio Inoki & Kintaro Oki beat Brute Bernard & Kurt Von Stroheim in three falls.
      • Bernard pinned Inoki (15:05).
      • Oki pinned Bernard (21:12).
      • Inoki & Oki won the third fall.

    5. NWA International Champ Giant Baba beat Freddie Blassie (21:17).
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    November 1, 1969 in Tokyo, Japan
    Sumo Hall drawing 8,500
    1. Masayuki Fujii pinned Osamu Kido (11:08).

    2. Hideo Koma beat Mr. Chin (11:31) via DQ.

    3. Akihisa Takachiho pinned Ben Justice (9:42).

    4. Steve Rickard DCO Hoshino (9:46).

    5. Kotetsu Yamamoto beat Francisco Flores (10:07).

    6. Mr. Atomic (Clyde Steves) pinned Motoshi Okuma (4:10).

    7. JWA All Asian Champ Kintaro Oki beat Black Gordman (18:15) in two straight falls.
      • Gordman was DQed (14:51).
      • Oki pinned Gordman (18:15).

    8. NWA International Tag Champs Giant Baba & Antonio Inoki beat The Destroyer & Buddy Austin (25:51).
      • Baba forced Destroyer to submit (0:59).
      • Destroyer pinned Inoki (18:02).
      • Baba forced Austin to submit (25:51).
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    November 28, 1969 in Tokyo, Japan
    Sumo Hall drawing 12,000
    1. Akihisa Takachiho pinned Masanori Toguchi (Tiger Chun Lee) (11:47).

    2. Masayuki Fujii won a "battle royal" (11:30).

    3. Johnny Walker beat Motoshi Okuma (9:35) via DQ.

    4. Bull Ramos beat Kantaro Hoshino (9:40).

    5. Buddy Austin pinned Kotetsu Yamamoto (9:10).

    6. Kintaro Oki beat John Sullivan (Johnny Valiant) (5:10) via submission.

    7. Hiro Matsuda pinned Dory Funk, Sr. (9:36).

    8. Harley Race beat Michiaki Yoshimura (15:34) via DQ.

    9. NWA International Tag Champs Giant Baba & Antonio Inoki drew Dory Funk, Jr. & Danny Hodge (60:00) in three falls.
      • Hodge pinned Inoki (27:12).
      • Inoki forced Hodge to submit (38:27).
      • The time limit expired (60:00).
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    March 2, 1971 in Tokyo, Japan
    Sumo Hall drawing ???
    1. NWA International Tag Champs Giant Baba & Antonio Inoki beat Mil Mascaras & Spiros Arion (25:39) in three falls.
      • Mascaras pinned Inoki (16:25).
      • Baba pinned Arion (22:14).
      • Inoki forced Mascaras to submit (25:39).
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    December 2, 1972 in Tokyo, Japan
    Sumo Hall drawing 6,000
    1. Kazuo Sakurada beat Masashi Ozawa (11:47) via submission.

    2. Haruka Eigen DCO Masanori Toguchi (11:57).

    3. Kantaro Hoshino drew Al Costello (20:00).

    4. Great Kojika pinned George Cannon (8:53).

    5. Gentetsu Matsuoka DCO Don Kent (12:02).

    6. Umanosuke Ueda beat The Mongolian Stomper (14:37) via DQ.

    7. Akihisa Takachiho pinned Eric Froelich (12:12)

    8. Masa Saito NC Karl Kox (19:41) in three falls.
      • Kox pinned Saito (11:29).
      • Saito pinned Kox (13:19).
      • Both men were counted out (19:41).

    9. Kintaro Oki & Seiji Sakaguchi beat Bobo Brazil & Gene Kiniski (31:07) in three falls to win the vacant NWA International Tag Title.
      • Brazil & Kiniski were DQed (24:20).
      • Brazil pinned Sakaguchi (28:45).
      • Sakaguchi forced Brazil to submit (31:07).
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