The Jumping Bomb Angels

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The Jumping Bomb Angels
Tag team
Members Noriyo Tateno
Itsuki Yamazaki
Heights 1.65 m (5 ft 5 in) - Tateno
1.65 m (5 ft 5 in) - Yamazaki
Combined
weight
130 kg (290 lb)
Debut 1981
Disbanded 1991
Years active 1981-1991
Promotions AJW
WWF

The Jumping Bomb Angels were a female Japanese professional wrestling tag team. The members were Noriyo Tateno and Itsuki Yamazaki (also billed as Itzuki Yamazaki).

History[edit]

Japan[edit]

Noriyo Tateno and Itsuki Yamazaki formed one of the most well-known teams on the Japanese Woman's Wrestling circuit. On January 5, 1986, The Angels defeated Bull Nakano and Condor Saito to win the vacant WWWA World Tag Team Championship.[1] Then on March 20, 1986, Lioness Asuka & Chigusa Nagayo, the Crush Gals, defeated The Angels to capture the WWWA Tag Team titles.[1]

World Wrestling Federation[edit]

Tateno and Yamazaki entered the World Wrestling Federation in mid-1987 known as "The Jumping Bomb Angels".[2] At the Survivor Series 1987, The Jumping Bomb Angels were the sole survivors in a women's Survivor Series match.[2] On January 24, 1988 at the Royal Rumble, The Angels beat The Glamour Girls (Leilani Kai and Judy Martin) in a two-out-of-three falls match to win the WWF Women's Tag Team Championship.[3] On June 8, 1988, The Glamour Girls defeated The Angels to recapture the WWF Women's Tag Team Championship.[4]

In wrestling[edit]

Championships and accomplishments[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "World Women's Wrestling Association World Tag Team Title". Wrestling-Titles. Retrieved January 24, 2012. 
  2. ^ a b c Shields, Brian; Sullivan, Kevin (2009). WWE Encyclopedia. DK. p. 164. ISBN 978-0-7566-4190-0. 
  3. ^ "Full Event Results – Royal Rumble 1988". WWE. Retrieved January 24, 2012. 
  4. ^ "World Wrestling Federation World Women's Tag Team Title". Wrestling-Titles. Retrieved January 24, 2012. 
  5. ^ http://www.wrestling-titles.com/world/world-wt.html

External links[edit]

Jumping Bomb Angels:

Tateno:

Yamazaki: