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Malenko Family

Career Highlights

The Malenko Family:

  • Joe & Dean (real-life brothers) formed a tag team that wrestled in both the U.S. and Japan until Joe’s retirement..

 

All Japan Pro Wrestling:

  • Joe & Dean Malenko competed in All Japan Pro Wrestling from 1998 to 1992..
  • July 7, 1989 – Summer Action Series Tour: Joe & Dean Malenko defeated Tom Zenk & Jim Brunzell..
  • July 11, 1989 – AJPW: Joe Malenko defeated Dean Malenko via submission to retain the AJPW World Jr. Heavyweight title..
  • September 30, 1990 – Giant Baba’s 30th Anniversary Show: The British Bulldogs defeated Joe & Dean Malenko..
  • September 4, 1991 – AJPW Tokyo: Joe & Dean Malenko defeated Mitsuharao Momota & Satoru Asako..
  • March 4, 1992 – AJPW Tokyo: The Can-Am Connection (Kroffat/Furnas) defeated Joe & Dean Malenko (All-Asian Tag Team Title)..Other:
  • June 22, 1992 – WCW Clash of the Champions XIX: Dean & Joe teamed up to participate in the NWA World Tag Team Title Tournament..
  • ~~~Nikita Koloff & Ricky Steamboat defeated the Malenko Brothers in the first round..
  • November 18, 1994 – ECW Viking Hall: The Tazmaniac & Sabu defeated Dean & Joe Malenko..Retirement:
  • Joe Malenko is currently retired from wrestling and is a registered pharmacist in Florida.