Osaka Pro Wrestling

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Osaka Pro Wrestling
Founded 1998
Style Puroresu
Comedy
Lucha libre
Professional wrestling
Headquarters Osaka, Japan
Founder(s) Super Delfin

Osaka Pro Wrestling is a Japanese professional wrestling promotion, founded in 1998 by Super Delfin. In 2010 Osaka Pro started a close working relationship with American promotion Chikara. On March 1, 2014, it was announced that the promotion would be folding due to financial difficulties on April 20, 2014, after which all of its wrestlers would become freelancers.[1] However, after securing a new sponsor, it was announced that Osaka Pro Wrestling would continue under the new regime of president Yuji Sakagami and wrestlers Kuishinbo Kamen and Takoyakida. The new Osaka Pro Wrestling lost many of the old one's key wrestlers as well as their home base of Nasci Hall Umeda, forcing them to employ a new tour format.[2]

Roster[edit]

  • Bull Armor Takuya (Freelancer)
  • Ebessan (III)
  • Kuishinbo Kamen
  • Takoyakida
  • Tsubasa (Freelancer)
  • Ultimate Spider Jr.
  • Yutaka (Freelancer)

Special guests[edit]

Alumni[edit]

Staff[edit]

  • Yuji Sakagami (President)

Current champions[edit]

Championship Current champion(s) Date won
Osaka Pro Wrestling Championship Vacant April 20, 2014
Osaka Pro Wrestling Tag Team Championship Vacant April 20, 2014
Osaka Pro Wrestling Battle Royal Championship Vacant April 20, 2014
Osaka Pro Wrestling Owarai Championship Ebessan III July 12, 2014
Osaka Meibutsu Sekaiichi Championship Kuishinbo Kamen July 19, 2010
Tenpohzan Grand Prix Championship Miracle Man November 22, 2011

Annual tournaments[edit]

Tournament Last winner(s) Date won
Tenno-zan Zeus December 23, 2013
Osaka Tag Festival Big Guns
(The Bodyguard and Zeus)
June 23, 2013

References[edit]

  1. ^ 大阪プロ"解散"へ…所属選手ゼロに. Daily Sports Online (in Japanese). March 1, 2014. Retrieved March 1, 2014. 
  2. ^ 大阪プロレスが新体制で活動継続. Tokyo Sports (in Japanese). April 15, 2014. Retrieved April 15, 2014. 

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