Ultimate History of Pro Wrestling - A Time Line of Every Major Event in Pro Wrestling History - 1991

By: Karl Stern (@wiwcool)

1991

03-21-1991: New Japan Pro Wrestling (NJPW) and World Championship Wrestling (WCW) hold an event at the Tokyo Egg Dome in front of a reported 64,500 fans. Results: Animal Hamaguchi & Kantaro Hoshino & Kengo Kimura & Osamu Kido defeated Blond Outlaws (Hiro Saito & Norio Honaga & Tatsutoshi Goto) & Super Strong Machine… Kuniaki Kobayashi & Shiro Koshinaka & Takayuki Iizuka defeated Brian Pillman & Tim Horner & Z-Man (Tom Zenk)… Scott Norton defeated The Equalizer… IWGP Junior heavyweight title: Jushin Thunder Liger defeated AKIRA… Arn Anderson & Barry Windham defeated Masahiro Chono & Masa Saito… IWGP tag team championship: Rick & Scott Steiner defeated Hiroshi Hase & Kensuke Sasaki… El Gigante defeated Big Cat Curtis Hughes… Big Van Vader & Bam Bam Bigelow defeated Doom (Ron Simmons & Butch Reed)… Great Muta defeated Sting… Greatest 18 Club Championship: Riki Choshu defeated Tiger Jeet Singh… IWGP heavyweight title & NWA World heavyweight title: Tatsumi Fujinami defeated Ric Flair.

03-30-1991: Super World Sports Wrestlefest in Tokyo Egg Dome in front of a reported 64,618 fans. Results: Apollo Suguwara & Masao Orihara & Samson Fuyuki & Tatsumi Kitahara defeated Don Arakawa & Fumihiro Niikura & Goro Tsurumi & Kenichi Oya… Kendo Nagasaki defeated Jim Duggan… Demolition (Crush & Smash) defeated Shinichi Nakano & Shuji Takano… Hart Foundation (Bret Hart & Jim Neidhart) defeated The Rockers (Shawn Michaels & Marty Jannetty)… John Tenta defeated Koji Kitao… King Haku & Ted DiBiase defeated Takashi Ishikawa & Great KabukiUltimate Warrior defeated Sgt. Slaughter… Masakatsu Funaki defeated Naoki Sano… Texas Tornado (Kerry Von Erich) defeated Mr. Perfect (Curt Hennig)… Ishinriki & Yoshiaki Yatsu defeated Jimmy Snuka & The Barbarian… Randy Savage defeated George Takano… The Road Warriors (Hawk & Animal) defeated Genichiro Tenryu & Hulk Hogan.

12-12-1991: Super World Sports Super Wrestle in the Tokyo Egg Dome in front of a reported 40,000 fans. Results: Hikaru Kawabata & Hiroshi Katanaka defeated Nobukazu Hirai & Toshiyuki Nakahara… Apollo Sugawara & Fumihiro Nikura & Goro Tsurumi defeated Akira Katayama & Don Arakawa & Kenishi Oya… Minoru Suzuki defeated Wellington Wilkins, Jr… Samson Fuyuki & Takashi Ishikawa & Great Kabuki defeated Kendo Nagasaki & Shinichi Nakano & Tatsumi Kitahara… Masakatsu Funaki defeated Jerry Flynn… Ultimo Dragon defeated Jerry Estrada… Ashura Hara & Davey Boy Smith defeated King Haku & Yoshiaki Yatsu… George Takano & Shunji Takano defeated The Rockers (Shawn Michaels & Marty Jannetty)… Ted DiBiase defeated Kerry Von Erich… Naoki Sano defeated Rick Martel to retain the SWS Light heavyweight title… Yoshiaki Fujiwara defeated Ishinriki… WWF World tag team titles: The Legion of Doom (Hawk & Animal) defeated The Natural Disasters (Earthquake John Tenta & Typhoon)… Hulk Hogan defeated Genichiro Tenryu.

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