Plum Mariko Memorial Show

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The Plum Mariko Memorial Show was an annual professional wrestling event held between 1997 and 1998 in memory of Plum Mariko featuring representatives from joshi promotions All Japan Women's Pro-Wrestling, J'd, JWP Joshi Puroresu, Ladies Legend Pro Wrestling and NEO as well as puroresu promotions Big Japan Pro Wrestling, Frontier Martial-Arts Wrestling, IWA Japan and Yoshiaki Yatsu's Super Pro Wrestling Federation. The first show was held in Tokyo, Japan at the Ota Ward Gym on October 30, 1997, and was attended by 2,500 fans. The main event featured Cutie Suzuki & Dynamite Kansai defeating Mayumi Ozaki in a "handicap" match.[1] On the undercard, AJW's Kaoru Ito & Nanae Takahashi defeated Kumiko Maekawa & Momoe Nakanishi and FMW's Crusher Maedomari defeated Kaoru Nakayama.[2]

A second show was held the following year at the Ota Ward Gym on August 13, 1998, with 2,703 in attendance. Mayumi Ozaki & Devil Masami defeated Cutie Suzuki & Dynamite Kansai in the main event and, on the undercard, Manami Toyota & Kumiko Maekawa defeated Nanae Takahashi & Momoe Nakanishi and AJW's Hikari Fukuoka, Kanako Motoya & Harumi Yagi defeated Rieko Amano, Tomoko Kuzumi & Tomoko Miyaguchi.[3][4]

Show results[edit]

First Annual Plum Mariko Memorial Show[edit]

October 30, 1997 in Tokyo, Japan (Ota Ward Gym)

# Results Stipulations Times
1 Devil Masami, Tomoko Miyaguchi, Sari Osami & Command Bolshoi defeated Hikari Fukuoka, Tomoko Kozumi, Kanako Motoya & Rieko Amano 8-woman match (JWP) n/a[2]
2 Kyoko Inoue defeated Esther Moreno Singles match n/a[2]
3 Aya Koyama defeated Nana Fujimura Singles match (Big Japan) n/a[2]
4 Chiharu defeated Misa Okada Singles match (SPWF) n/a[2]
5 Chikako Shiratori & Yuki Lee defeated Yoko Kosugi & Miyuki Sogabe Tag team match (J'd) n/a[2]
6 Emi Motokawa defeated Sachie Nishibori Singles match (IWA Japan) n/a[2]
7 Harley Saito defeated Eagle Sawai Singles match (LLPW) n/a[2]
8 Crusher Maedomari defeated Kaoru Nakayama Singles match (FMW) n/a[2]
9 Kaoru Ito & Nanae Takahashi defeated Kumiko Maekawa & Momoe Nakanishi Tag team match (AJW) n/a[2]
10 Cutie Suzuki & Dynamite Kansai defeated Mayumi Ozaki in a handicap match[1] Tag team match (JWP) n/a[2]

Second Annual Plum Mariko Memorial Show[edit]

August 13, 1998 in Tokyo, Japan (Ota Ward Gym)

# Results Stipulations Times
1 Sachie Nishibori (IWA) & Erika Watanabe (JWP) defeated Team JWP (Tomiko Sai & Kayoko Haruyama)[4] when Watanabe pinned Sai Tag team match (IWA/JWP) 18:03[3]
2 Yoshiko Tamura & Tanny Mouse defeated Saya Endo & Misae Genki[4] when Tamura forced Endo to submit Singles match (Neo) 14:27[3]
3 Ryuji Yamakawa & Tomoaki Honma defeated Gennosuke Kobayashi & Tomokazu Fueda[4] when Yamakawa forced Fueda to submit Tag team match (Big Japan) 11:49[3]
4 Sumie Sakai & Megumi Yabushita defeated Echicera & Bloody[4] when Yabushita pinned Echicera Tag team match (J'd) 10:14[3]
5 Manami Toyota & Kumiko Maekawa defeated Nanae Takahashi & Momoe Nakanishi[4] when Maekawa pinned Nakanishi Tag team match (AJW) 14:40[3]
6 Hikari Fukuoka, Kanako Motoya & Harumi Yagi defeated Rieko Amano, Tomoko Kuzumi & Tomoko Miyaguchi[4] when Motoya pinned Mayaguchi Singles match (JWP) 18:15[3]
7 Mayumi Ozaki & Devil Masami defeated Cutie Suzuki & Dynamite Kansai[4] when Ozaki pinned Suzuki Singles match (JWP) 16:10[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Lorefice, Mike (1997-12-05). "Issue 53A-1 JWP on WOWOW 12/5/97 (Ozaki & Spirit of Plum vs. Kansai & Cuty 10/30/97)". Quebrada Match Memories. Quebrada.net. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k "1st Annual Plum Mariko Memorial". JWP. ProWrestlingHistory.com. 
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h "2nd Annual Plum Mariko Memorial". JWP. ProWrestlingHistory.com. 
  4. ^ a b c d e f g h Pro Wrestling Chronicles (2009). "1995-2000". Big Japan Arena Events & More. PWChronicles.com.