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  All Japan Pro Wrestling - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
All Japan Pro Wrestling (AJPW) (全日本プロレス, zen nihon puroresu) is a Japanese professional wrestling promotion established in 1972.
In the beginning the PWF recognized a world heavyweight championship and several "regional championships" given as billing to foreign stars depending from which region they came from, but after All Japan joined the NWA, the PWF world title was downgraded to a regional championship.
Mitsuharu Misawa had been serving as company President and chief booker, but the two frequently clashed over how the promotion should be run, and in May 2000 Misawa and almost all the roster of Japanese wrestlers quit the company to start Pro Wrestling NOAH with Baba's original business partners the Momota brothers.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/All_Japan_Pro_Wrestling   (713 words)

 ProWrestlingForum -> HAHAHAHAHAHAHA!!!!!!!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-11)
I think he meant that he didn't expect any of the wrestling that would be aired on this channel to be good, but I assume when he saw that there was going to be NOAH TV on there he figured that part would be good, which it is.
This Wrestling channel is just the showing the same sort of wrestling that you would get on a low budget local TV channel.
NOAH is a big shock DFL after watching some of the stuff they have showed so far.
www.prowrestlingforum.com /forum/index.php?showtopic=666   (824 words)

 The Wrestling Channel | Sky Digital Channel 427   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-11)
Pro-Wrestling NOAH was established in June 2000, having been formed after a mass exodus from All Japan Pro Wrestling after top star and matchmaker Mitsuharu Misawa had a massive falling out with then All Japan owner, Motoko Baba.
The NOAH in the brand name alludes to the Biblical story of Noah, in which the people and animals in the ark survive the flood and make a new beginning in the world, a story which was seen as a parallel to the wrestlers' departure from All Japan.
NOAH's strong emphasis on in-ring storytelling means that whilst there's little in the way of storylines, interviews and elaborate entrances, you'll certainly receive some of the finest wrestling in the world today.
www.thewrestlingchannel.tv /promotions.php?id=noah   (539 words)

 Pro Wrestling NOAH on Samurai TV: Navigation 3/23/03   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-11)
This is the sort of match NOAH *could* be having on a regular basis if they truly understood how to make the events of a match matter from week to week and series to series, as the previous generation had done so well.
But, a match like this is all too uncommon, and so any pleasure it creates is tainted by the thought that NOAH could be the best company on the planet, if only they knew what they had in their hands.
But such is NOAH booking - they pull off a fun, insane brawl like this and lay the groundwork for something great (not to mention relatively unique within the company), but instead do fuckall with it.
www.airraidcrash.com /review/2005/0304noah.html   (2946 words)

 Tamon Honda - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Tamon Honda is a Japanese professional wrestler who currently works for Pro Wrestling NOAH.
He almost joined All Japan Pro Wrestling in the 1980s, but it wasn't until after he turned 30 years old that he debuted.
After joining Pro Wrestling NOAH, he gradually became a regular on the roster, with 2002 and 2003 seeing major progress for him.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Tamon_Honda   (186 words)

 Pro Wrestling IRON News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-11)
Pro Wrestling IRON was well represented at CAC this year.
Modest will defend the Pro Wrestling NOAH GHC Light Heavyweight title on American soil against the winner of this match on May 31 in Cloverdale at the Citrus Fairgrounds.
Tickets purchased within seven (7) days of the wrestling event will be held at will call at the Newark Pavilion and available for pick up the night of the show.
www.prowrestlingiron.com /new/news/news.htm   (493 words)

Pro Wrestling NOAH's Mitsuharu Misawa and Yoshinari Ogawa appeared last night on Pro Wrestling Iron's sophmore effort in Fairfield, California, defeating British star Doug Williams and Vinny Massaro when Ogawa pinned Massaro after a back-suplex in what was said to have been a good match.
X and Mr X 2000, although the event was billed as "Iron vs. NOAH" and those close to the promotion were touting a big surprise.
Notes: The crowd was in the 400 range....There was a large contingent of Japanese press at the event, and the show was taped by Nippon TV for airing in the Japan....Due to problems with a phone line at the building, plans for a live play-by-play here at 1wrestling.com were forced to be scrapped.
www.1wrestling.com /news/newsline.asp?news=9913   (451 words)

 PWN - Pro-Wrestling NOAH News Archive
NOAH will still be the main promotion he works for, but he's going to go back to his shooting routes (well, those were actually works) and try his hand in PRIDE.
NOAH supposedly isn't working with Hashimoto since his team lost the tag match on 1/13, but this is another way of getting Akiyama over as the rebel at the same time they sneakily keep the program alive.
NOAH set their record selling merchandise, with Hashimoto's appearance helping because about 570,000-en worth of his stuff was sold.
www.quebrada.net /news/NewsNOAH2.html   (4027 words)

 Harley Race - Pro-Wrestling NOAH Training Camp
Wrestling legend and World League Wrestling Chairman Harley Race will again be hosting a wrestling camp September 21-24 in Eldon, Missouri.
When the duo’s Pro-Wrestling NOAH Global Honored Crown Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Championship reign ended recently, it concluded the longest active reign of a major professional wrestling championship.
Wrestling fans will have a unique opportunity to come to the camp on the afternoon of the live event and meet the Pro-Wrestling NOAH superstars as well as the WWE scout.
www.harleyrace.com /camp0905.htm   (602 words)

 Pro Wrestling ZERO1-MAX
The first thing both mentioned about their victory over former NOAH champions Yoshinobu Kanemaru and Takashi Sugiura was the pride and honor they felt winning the titles in front of such a large crowd of wrestling fans at Budokan Hall.
As for their confrontation taking place on a ZERO1-MAX or NOAH mat, Hidaka and Fujita said they feel they have won the right to have their first defense in ZERO1-MAX, but they are flexible.
Taking place at Budokan Hall for NOAH's "Navigate for Evolution" show, the match had lots of hard hitting and reversals as Hidaka and Fujita used their speed and agility along with targeted teamwork to seize the upper hand in the match.
www.zerooneusa.com   (1959 words)

 VL of Sport - Professional Wresting
Pro Wrestling NOAH is a Japanese professional wrestling promotion, founded in 2000.
Irish Whip Wrestling (IWW) is a professional wrestling organisation in Ireland.
British Championship Wrestling is a wrestling promotion based in Scotland.
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 Michael Modest   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-11)
Modest currently fights for one of the most popular wrestling promotions in Japan, Pro Wrestling NOAH.
He also competes for Ultimate Pro Wrestling (UPW) and wrestled for World Championship Wrestling before it was purchased by the WWF.
Modest currently wrestles for one of the most popular promotions in Japan, Pro Wrestling NOAH.
www.prowrestlingiron.com /new/profiles/modest.htm   (191 words)

 Pinning Combinations - The World of Pro Wrestling NOAH   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-11)
Those words aren't really doing the wrestling justice at all but I'm hoping you get the point…this was people beating the ever-loving hell out of each other until one of them simply didn't have any more to give.
One of the most fundamental things about watching American wrestling is the immediacy of pay per views and television, which is harder to recreate if you have to wait a few months for the DVD or tape of a Japanese event.
The fact that you can't really travel to see the wrestling live also is detrimental to being a fan of the Japanese wrestling.
www.pwtorch.com /artman/publish/printer_14774.shtml   (3032 words)

 Fire Pro Wrestling D Mitsuharu Misawa FAQ - IGN FAQs
Most of these matches were fiercely fought battles, focusing on a very stiff style of wrestling that is rarely seen in America.
At the height of his career, Misawa and several of his co-workers resigned from All Japan Pro Wrestling to form their own promotion, Pro Wrestling NOAH.
Also, unlike fighting games, Fire Pro D combos are easier to perform when the opponent is worn down as his recovery time is longer.
faqs.ign.com /articles/525/525018p1.html   (819 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-11)
He also competes for Ultimate Pro Wrestling (UPW) and wrestled for World Championship Wrestling before it was purchased by the WWE.
A former standout on the Colorado Buffalos Football team, Bison Smith currently wrestles for Pro Wrestling NOAH and UPW.
Besides his extensive knowledge of our training curriculum, Bart is superb in his communication skills with the students, sometimes utilizing unique training skills in teaching students the hundreds of wrestling holds, counters and techniques.
www.prowrestlingiron.com /new/tetsu/staff.htm   (300 words)

 Pro Wrestling NOAH's Great Voyage Pay-Per-View
Wrestling's growing commitment to provide in depth coverage of international wrestling, we are pleased to provide a preview of Pro Wrestling NOAH's 'Great Voyage' Pay-Per-View on Saturday, December 23rd from the Ariake Colosseum in Tokyo.
We're tagging up with the good folks at Live Audio Wrestling, as Dan "The Mouth" Lovranski, a noted observer of Japanese wrestling, along with John Molinaro, SLAM's resident international wrestling junkie, offer their full predictions for the show.
He's making his NOAH debut and will continue to work in the future for New Japan which leads me to believe Misawa has worked out a deal with New Japan.
www.canoe.ca /SlamWrestlingInternational/noahppv.html   (844 words)

 All Pro Wrestling Message Boards: APW BOOT CAMP - 14th year
They want to just be a weekend warrior and have no ambitions to further their pro wrestling career...
Are they well respected among the Legends in pro wrestling as the place to be properly trained.
So next time you decide to join a pro wrestling training school, try to go through the exercise of thinking it out and giving it lots of thought because saving money will usually get you nowhere.
www.allprowrestling.com /cgi-bin/ubb/ultimatebb.cgi?ubb=get_topic;f=1;t=000121   (950 words)

 Noah Superstars To Train You!! FWA - Manchester Gym   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-11)
Calling all budding wrestlers - you have the once in a lifetime opportunity to be part of an authentic Japanese wrestling Dojo-style training session on Thursday, March 17 at the FWA Manchester gym.
Japanese wrestling superstars from Pro Wrestling NOAH will put trainees through their paces to show why their style of wrestling is one of the most respected throughout the world.
If you are training to become a wrestler, or want to enter the ring for the first time, there can be no better grounding in the sport than this session with three of the greatest exponents of the art, Mitsuharu Misawa, Yoshinari Ogawa and Doug Williams.
www.wrestling101.com /101/newsitem/1504   (394 words)

 G.L.O.R.Y. Wrestling: Women's Wrestling News
Current and aspiring professional wrestlers are invited to attend the wrestling camp, which is the first of its kind to be held in the United States.
In addition to instruction from three wrestling legends, camp attendees will be competing for the grand prize, an all-expense paid trip to Japan to train in the most exclusive pro wrestling school in the world, the Pro-Wrestling NOAH dojo in Tokyo.
The fee for the wrestling camp is $1,000, which includes hotel accommodations and hands-on instruction from wrestling legends Harley Race, Les Thatcher, and Yoshinari Ogawa.
www.glorywrestling.com /WomensWrestlingNews/20040531_0800.asp   (423 words)

 Elite Pro Wrestling Training
The novice should learn the "psychology" of pro wrestling both in and out of the ring as well as how to find employment on the independent circuit and maybe eventually realize their dream of wrestling on the national stage in the WWE.
Currently a trainer with Elite Pro Wrestling Training and also responsible for the seminars held at the CAC for young wrestlers, Thatcher said he was blessed to have been around so many great people and that everyone was considered to be a part of his extended family.
Pro Wrestling Noah have finally made it known which athletes from the 5-day training camp this past August will be making the trip to Japan.
www.epwt.com /epwtnews.shtml   (5321 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-11)
Soon after in 1999 I began wrestling for Harley Race's own promotion that was just getting off the ground, in World League Wrestling.
In 2001 I reached the high point of success with World League Wrestling when I won their Championship from Meng at only twenty-one years of age.
Then because of the relationship with Harley Race and Pro Wrestling NOAH, I was flown to Japan to train six months in the world famous Dojo.
www.cincinnatlas.com /members/trevorpics/bio.html   (409 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-11)
He's held All Japan's tag team belts on several occasions and was NOAH's GHC Heavyweight Champion for nearly a year.
Akiyama has been in many memorable matches in both NOAH and All Japan, where he was a member of the tag team The Burning with 'brother figure' Kenta Kobashi.
Since leaving All Japan in the mass exodus to NOAH, Akiyama has been the main opposition to NOAH founder Misawa and his one-time partner Kobashi, and it looks like future opponents are going to have a tough time slowing him down.
home.comcast.net /~billwood661/fire_prowrestling_d_jun_akiyama.txt   (673 words)

 Green Destiny ~ Supporting Pro Wrestling NOAH
Firstly, Pro Wrestling NOAH's classic 12/23/00 Tokyo Ariake Colosseum show is available, highlighted by Kenta Kobashi & Jun Akiyama meeting in a rematch of their match from the second Pro Wrestling NOAH show, with Kobashi looking for revenge after being defeated in that encounter.
NOAH's 2/17/06 trip to Korakuen Hall is highlighted by Takeshi Morishima finally 'exploding' after year's of being on the cusp of greatness, viciously attacking all comers in an excellent semi-main event.
NOAH have rented a room in London also which will serve as the base for contracted NOAH wrestlers who go to England on an excursion.
noah.puroresufan.com   (5854 words)

 Pro Wrestling IRON Breaking News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-11)
That should be enough to get any wrestling fan out of the house, considering how rare a U.S. appearance is for two incredible athletes like the two Japanese legends.
McGuiness is from the Heartland Wrestling Association in Cincinnati, which was at one time apart of the WWE developmental system.
The Maximo's are recognized as one of the best tag teams on the Indy scene across the country and are primarily based on the East Coast.
www.prowrestlingiron.com /new/news/breaking_news.htm   (318 words)

 Pro Wrestling ZERO1-MAX
Afterwards the victors announced that they desire to face NOAH's Global Honored Crown Junior Heavyweight Tag Team champs KENTA and Naomichi Marufuji in May to determine who is the best Junior tag team in the country.
Lethal told the press that he was very happy to go to Japan as he considers himself a student of his sport and greatly respects the Japanese respect for pro wrestling as well.
Otani also mentioned how he believes the interest of pre-teen children is important to help the wrestling business regain strength and popularity, as he himself was drawn to wrestling as a child (so too were most of us).
www.zerooneusa.com /news6.shtml   (1840 words)

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 Pro Wrestling Insider - Pro Wrestling News Inside & Out
With former WLW World Heavyweight Champion Trevor Rhodes now wrestling as WWE Superstar Trevor Murdoch and the promotion of several wrestlers to Pro-Wrestling NOAH in Japan, WLW has helped many of its stars achieve their dreams.
Wrestling superstars such as Mick Foley, Ricky Steamboat, Terry Funk, Dustin Rhodes, Haku, Disco Inferno, D-Lo Brown, Buff Bagwell, and Pro-Wrestling NOAH superstars Kenta Kobashi, Rikioh, Morishima, Marufuji and KENTA have all appeared at WLW live events in the past.
The wrestlers selected to tour Japan with Pro-Wrestling NOAH are Bobby Fish of New York, WLW veteran "Street Fighter" Jason Bates, and former WLW World Tag Team Champion Dakota, who will be training at the prestigious Pro-Wrestling NOAH dojo in Tokyo for three months as well as competing on NOAH cards.
www.pwinsider.com /ViewArticle.asp?id=15253&p=1   (535 words)

 Japan Pro Wrestling
Pancrase started as pro wrestling, but gradually moved to MMA (or "Hybrid Fighting"), and still exists now...
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IGN is the ultimate resource for Toukon Retsuden 4: New Japan Pro Wrestling previews featuring in-depth coverage from our award-winning editorial staff.
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