AJPW Champion Carnival 2017 Day 7,9 & 10 (25/4/17, 28/4/17, 29/4/17) Review

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Since my focus has just been on the Carnival matches and the reviews have been pretty short I decided to group days 7, 9 and 10 together into one review, all of which are Nico shows. Day 8 is missing because it doesn’t air on TV til two weeks after the final does, which is an odd decision and bit of a shame but ah well. Let’s just jump into things with day 7.

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AJPW Champion Carnival 2017 day 1 16/4/17 Review

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It’s Champion Carnival time, the yearly tournament by AJPW that started all the way back in 1973. This is the first year that I’ll be watching the Champion Carnival as it happens and I’ll hopefully be reviewing as much of it as I can. I’ll mainly be focusing on the Carnival matches themselves, so lets get on with day 1 which is held in front a sold out Korakuen Hall crowd!

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AJPW Champion Carnival 1974-1979 matches review

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The All Japan Champion Carnival was a tournament started in 1973 by Giant Baba for his promotion AJPW, which has been held every year ever since it was started (aside going on hiatus between 1983-1990), while these days it may not have the same prestige as the G1 Climax and All Japan is a much smaller promotion these days, the tournament has still produced some great matches over the years.  So since this years Champion Carnival is now coming up I thought it be interesting to look back at the tournament from its beginning and review as many matches as I can from each year it was held. Now I know I won’t be able to cover all of it and there’ll be a lot that is unavailable to watch but I’ll cover what I can and will be mainly using the All Japan archive as my source for matches.

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