NWA Mid Atlantic Tag Team titles w/Mr. Fuji defeating George Wells & Dewey Robertson (February 7, 1981);
NWA (All Japan) Untied National Heavyweight title defeating Ricky Steamboat [Tournament] (February 23, 1984);
NWA (All Japan) International Tag Team titles w/Jumbo Tsuruta defeating Crusher Blackwell & Bruiser Brody for vacant titles (September 3, 1984);
NWA (All Japan) United National Heavyweight title defeating Ted DiBiase [Tournament] (April 26, 1986);
NWA (All Japan) International Tag Team titles w/Jumbo Tsuruta defeating Yoshiaki Yatsu & Riki Choshu (February 5, 1987);
PWF (Japan) World Tag Team titles w/Ashura Hara defeating Austin Idol & Stan Hanson (September 3, 1987);
PWF (Japan) Heavyweight title defeating Stan Hanson (March 9, 1988);
AJPW (All Japan) World Tag Team titles w/Ashura Hara defeating Yoshiaki Yatsu & Jumbo Tsuruta (August 29, 1988);
NWA World Six Man Tag Team titles w/Road Warriors replaced Dusty Rhodes (December 7, 1988);
AJPW (All Japan) Unified Triple Crown Heavyweight title defeating Jumbo Tsuruta (June 5, 1989);
AJPW (All Japan) World Tag Team titles w/Stan Hanson defeating Yoshiaki Yatsu & Jumbo Tsuruta (July 11, 1989);
AJPW (All Japan) World Tag Team titles w/Stan Hanson defeating Yoshiaki Yatsu & Jumbo Tsuruta (October 20, 1989);
AJPW (All Japan) World Tag Team titles w/Stan Hanson won Real World Tag Tournament (December 6, 1989);
WAR (Japan) World Six Man Tag Team titles w/Kouki Kitahara & Animal Hamaguchi defeating Tatsutoshi Goto, Shiro Koshinaka & Michiyoshi Ohara (April 30, 1995);
WAR (Japan) World Six Man Tag Team titles w/Nobutaka Araya & Ultimo Dragon defeating Bam Bam Bigelow, Hiromichi Fuyuki & Youji Anjoh (October 28, 1996);
WAR (Japan) J-1 Heavyweight title defeating Nobutaka Araya [Tournament] (January 14, 1998);
IWGP Tag Team titles w/Shiro Koshinaka defeating Hiroyoshi Tenzan & Masahiro Chono (July 15, 1998);
IWGP Heavyweight title defeating Kenji Mutoh (December 10, 1999);
AJPW (All Japan) Unified Triple Crown Heavyweight title defeating Toshiaki Kawada [Tournament] (October 28, 2000);
AJPW (All Japan) World Tag Team titles w/Yoji Anjoh defeating Johnny Smith & Taiyo Kea (July 14, 2001);
AJPW (All Japan) Unified Triple Crown Heavyweight title defeating Toshiaki Kawada for vacant title (April 13, 2002);
World Magma the Greatest Tag Team titles w/Riki Choshu defeating Jinsei Shinzaki & Shiro Koshinaka [Tournament] (August 21, 2003);
AJPW All Asia Tag Team titles w/Masanobu Fuchi defeating Shiryu & Great Kosuke (May 22, 2004);
HUSTLE Super Tag Team titles w/Tadao Yasuda defeating Kintaro Kanemura & Masato Tanaka to become 1st champions (November 3, 2005);
HUSTLE Super World Tag Team titles w/Tadao Yasuda defeating Kanemura & Masato Tanaka (May 3, 2008);
In the Beginning:
Genichiro Tenryu was originally a successful sumo-wrestling..
All Japan Pro Wrestling:
October, 1976: Genichiro Tenryu (age 26) joined Giant Baba’s
All Japan Pro-Wrestling.. Genichiro Tenryu was sent to Amarillo, Texas, to be trained by
Dory Funk Jr... Genichiro Tenryu debuted in
NWA: Amarillo against Ted DiBiase in a 15 minute draw.. Genichiro Tenryu returned to Japan and established himself as one of All Japan’s top names..
September 28, 1985 – AWA SuperClash: Jumbo Tsuruta & Giant Baba & Genichiro Tenryu defeated Harley Race & Bill and Scott Irwin..
SWS: 1990: Genichiro Tenryu left All Japan and took several wrestlers from there and New Japan to form SWS..
~~~SWS did not catch on, and closed down in June of 1992, dispite great financial backing..
WWF Wrestlemania 7: Tenryu & Kitao defeated Demolition..
Pro Wrestling WAR: 1992: Genichiro Tenryu formed a new promotion called
Wrestle Association “R” – aka WAR.. ~~~April 14, 1992: Genichiro Tenryu had the first WAR card at the Korakuen Hall..
~~~Genichiro Tenryu & WAR continued to work closely with New Japan, performing in main events..
Genichiro Tenryu became one of the only Japanese men to ever defeat both Antonio Inoki & Giant Baba..
May 5, 1994 – FMW: Genichiro Tenryu defeated Atsushi Onita in an a No Rope Explosive Barbed Wire Cage Death Match..
December 10, 1999: Genichiro Tenryu defeated Keiji Muto to win the IWGP Heavyweight title..
~~~Becomes the first Japanese wrestler to have held the IWGP Heavyweight & Triple Crown titles..
All Japan Pro Wrestling: Mid-2000: Genichiro Tenryu returned to All Japan Pro-Wrestling when the company lost many of its stars..
October 28, 2000: Genichiro Tenryu defeated Toshiaki Kawadato win the vacant Triple Crown..
July 3 2005–Dragon Gate “WORLD”: Kensuke Sasaki & Katsuhiko Nakajima defeated Genichiro Tenryu & Magnum TOKYO..
August 4, 2005–Wrestle-One (debut): Genichiro Tenryu defeated Kazunari Murakami by Disqualification..
November 5, 2005–NOAH: Mitsuharu Misawa defeated Genichiro Tenryu..
November 22, 2005–NOAH: Jun Akiyama & Genichiro Tenryu defeated Akira Taue & Takuma Sano..
November 26, 2005–NOAH: Kenta Kobashi & Tamon Honda & Kentaro Shiga beat Jun Akiyama & Genichiro Tenryu & SUWA..
November 27, 2005–NOAH: Genichiro Tenryu defeated Go Shiosaki..
December 4, 2005–NOAH: Genichiro Tenryu & Shiro Koshinaka defeated Kenta Kobashi & Junji Izumida..
March 5, 2006–HUSTLE: Wataru Sakata & Ryoji Sai defeated Gen’ichiro Tenryu & Tadao Yasuda..
March 1, 2008–AJPW: Dory Funk Jr. (Retirement Match) & Osamu Nishimura defeated Gen’ichiro Tenryu & Masa Fuchi