FMW Anniversary Show

The FMW Anniversary Show was the biggest annual professional wrestling supercard promoted by the Japanese hardcore wrestling promotion Frontier Martial-Arts Wrestling (FMW) between 1990 to 2001 to celebrate the anniversary of the company. The ninth edition of the event was the first to be broadcast on pay-per-view.

FMW Anniversary Show
Other name(s)Fall Spectacular (19911992)
Judgment Day / Entertainment Wrestling Special Live (1999)
Promotion(s)Frontier Martial-Arts Wrestling
First eventFMW 1st Anniversary Show
Last eventFMW 12th Anniversary Show
Event gimmickThe anniversary celebration of FMW and flagship event of the company

Dates and venuesEdit

Event Date City Venue Attendance Main event Ref
1st Anniversary Show November 5, 1990 Tokyo, Japan Komazawa Gymnasium 7,352 Atsushi Onita (c) vs. Mr. Pogo in a Death match for the WWA Brass Knuckles Heavyweight Championship [1]
2nd Anniversary Show: Fall Spectacular (1991) September 23, 1991 Kawasaki, Kanagawa Kawasaki Stadium 33,000 Atsushi Onita vs. Tarzan Goto in a No Rope Explosive Barbed Wire Deathmatch [2]
3rd Anniversary Show: Fall Spectacular (1992) September 19, 1992 Yokohama, Japan Yokohama Stadium 30,000 Tiger Jeet Singh (c) vs. Atsushi Onita in a No Rope Explosive Barbed Wire Deathmatch for the WWA World Martial Arts Heavyweight Championship [3]
4th Anniversary Show May 5, 1993 Kawasaki, Kanagawa Kawasaki Stadium 41,000 Atsushi Onita vs. Terry Funk in an Exploding Ring Barbed Wire Landmine match [4]
5th Anniversary Show May 5, 1994 52,000 Atsushi Onita vs. Genichiro Tenryu in an Exploding Ring Barbed Wire Steel Cage match [5]
6th Anniversary Show May 5, 1995 58,250 Atsushi Onita (c) vs. Hayabusa in an Exploding Ring Barbed Wire Steel Cage match for the FMW Brass Knuckles Heavyweight Championship [6]
7th Anniversary Show May 5, 1996 33,231 Terry Funk and Mr. Pogo vs. Hayabusa and Masato Tanaka in a No Rope Explosive Barbed Wire Time Bomb Landmine Double Hell match [7]
8th Anniversary Show April 29, 1997 Yokohama, Japan Yokohama Arena 16,000 Shark Tsuchiya (c) vs. Megumi Kudo in a No Rope 200 Volt Double Hell Double Barbed Wire Barricade Double Landmine Crushed Glass Electrical Barbed Wire Deathmatch for the FMW Women's Championship [8]
9th Anniversary Show: Entertainment Wrestling Live April 30, 1998 Yokohama Cultural Gymnasium 5,200 Mr. Gannosuke (c) vs. Hayabusa for the FMW Brass Knuckles Heavyweight Championship and the FMW Independent Heavyweight Championship [9]
10th Anniversary Show: Entertainment Wrestling Special Live November 23, 1999 Yokohama Arena 11,000 H vs. "Hayabusa" with special guest referee Shawn Michaels [10]
11th Anniversary Show: Backdraft May 5, 2000 Tokyo, Japan Komazawa Gymnasium 4,200 Hayabusa vs. Masato Tanaka [11]
12th Anniversary Show: Kawasaki Legend 2001 May 5, 2001 Kawasaki, Japan Kawasaki Stadium 10,500 Hayabusa and The Great Sasuke vs. Tetsuhiro Kuroda and Mr. Gannosuke in an Octagon Cage Electric Bomb Deathmatch [12]
(c) – refers to the champion(s) heading into the match

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "FMW 1st Anniversary Show". Pro Wrestling History. Retrieved 2017-11-05.
  2. ^ "FMW Fall Spectacular 1991". Pro Wrestling History. Retrieved 2017-11-15.
  3. ^ "FMW Fall Spectacular 1992". Pro Wrestling History. Retrieved 2017-11-15.
  4. ^ "FMW 4th Anniversary Show". Pro Wrestling History. Retrieved 2017-11-05.
  5. ^ "FMW 5th Anniversary Show". Pro Wrestling History. Retrieved 2017-11-05.
  6. ^ "FMW 6th Anniversary Show". Pro Wrestling History. Retrieved 2017-11-05.
  7. ^ "FMW 7th Anniversary Show". Pro Wrestling History. Retrieved 2017-11-05.
  8. ^ "FMW 8th Anniversary Show". Pro Wrestling History. Retrieved 2017-11-05.
  9. ^ "Entertainment Wrestling Live". Pro Wrestling History. Retrieved 2017-11-26.
  10. ^ "FMW 10th Anniversary Show". Pro Wrestling History. Retrieved 2017-11-05.
  11. ^ "Backdraft". Pro Wrestling History. Retrieved 2017-11-26.
  12. ^ "Kawasaki Legend 2001". Pro Wrestling History. Retrieved 2017-11-26.

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