Giant Baba (October 1972 - January 1999)
Mitsuharu Misawa (May 1999 - May 2000)
Toshiaki Kawada (June 2000 - Present)
All Japan Pro-Wrestling / 7-3-12 Roppongi
Minato-ku, Tokyo 106 / 3-3403-7344 / 7345
The Extreme Blade
Milano Collection AT
Abdullah The Butcher
Dory Funk Jr.
October 1972: Giant Baba left the
and formed his own promotion and called it All Japan Pro Wrestling..
October 21, 1972: Machida City Gym in Tokyo, Japan was the sight of the very first All Japan event..
Baba was helped by the Funk brothers, who were able to book American wrestlers in Japan for AJPW..
Baba & All Japan was strong member of National Wrestling Alliance between 1973 and 1986..
Baba continued to work closely with Jim Crockett Promotion/WCW until 1990..
AJPW was affiliated with American Wrestling Association between 1980 and 1988..
January 31, 1999: Shohei "Giant" Baba passed away due to liver problems at age 61..
May 1999: Mitsuharu Misawa became the 2nd President of All Japan Pro-Wrestling..
June 2000: Motoko Baba (Shohei's wife) took control of the company..
Late 2002: Keiji Muto was appointed the new All Japan Pro Wrestling President..
May 2003: Motoko Baba transferred all her stock in All Japan Pro Wrestling over to Keiji Muto..
All Japan Wrestling is shown on Nippon TV in Japan..
Keiki Muto is rumored to be talking to Shinya Hashimoto and Nakamura about merging AJPW & Zero-One..
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