AJPW Champion Carnival 1991 – 1992 Matches review


So after delving into  Champion Carnival matches of the 70’s and 80’s, we now come to the 90’s where in 1991 the Champion Carnival tournament was brought back after a 9 year hiatus and has kept being  held every year ever since. 90’s All Japan is one of my favourite era’s of wrestling so I’m very excited to delve into these. So Let’s go!

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AJPW Champion Carnival 1980 – 1982 matches review

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So after looking at all Carnival matches from the 70’s, it’s time to look onto the 80’s, with only 3 years to cover, as after 1982, the tournament would be put on hiatus til 1991, though during that time in between they would still do a tour called ‘The Grand Champion Carnival.’ but not tournament. So lets just jump right into to some 80’s matches.

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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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