Ultimate History of Pro Wrestling - A Time Line of Every Major Event in Pro Wrestling History - 2000
By: Karl Stern (@wiwcool)
01-04-2000: New Japan Pro Wrestling (NJPW) holds Wrestling World 2000 at the Tokyo Egg Dome with an announced attendance of 63,500. Results: IWGP Junior tag team championship: Shinjiro Otani & Tatsuhito Takaiwa defeated Kendo Kashin & Minoru Tanaka… Shiro Koshinaka defeated Satoshi Kojima… Hiroyoshi Tenzan defeated Wild Pegasus (Chris Benoit)… IWGP Junior heavyweight championship: Jushin Thunder Liger defeated Koji Kanemoto… Manabu Nakanishi defeated Kenzo Suzuki… Kazuo Yamazaki retirement match: Yuji Nagata defeated Kazuo Yamazaki… Kimo defeated Kazayuki Fujita… Scott Norton defeated Don Frye… Rick Steiner defeated Randy Savage… Shinya Hashimoto & Takashi Iizuka defeated Kazunari Murakami & Naoya Ogawa… Masahiro Chono defeated Keiji Muto… IWGP heavyweight title: Kensuke Sasaki defeated Genichiro Tenryu.
04-07-2000: New Japan Pro Wrestling (NJPW) holds Dome Impact at the Tokyo Egg Dome in front of a reported 60,000 fans. Results: Yuji Nagata defeated Kendo Kashin… Manabu Nakanishi defeated Scott Norton… Don Frye defeated Koji Kanemoto… Hiroyoshi Tenzan defeated Yutaka Yoshie… Satoshi Kojima defeated Shinjiro Otani… Takashi Iizuka defeated Kazunari Murakami… Masahiro Chono defeated Keiji Muto… Kensuke Sasaki defeated Jushin Thunder Liger… Naoya Ogawa defeated Shinya Hashimoto.
10-09-2000: New Japan Pro Wrestling (NJPW) holds Do Judge! at the Tokyo Egg Dome with an announced attendance of 64,000. Results: Shinya Hashimoto defeated Tatsumi Fujinami… Jushin Thunder Liger defeated Super Delfin… Don Frye defeated Takashi Iizuka… IWGP Junior heavyweight championship: Tatsuhito Takaiwa defeated Koji Kanemoto… IWGP tag team championship: Hiroyoshi Tenzan & Satoshi Kojima defeated Manabu Nakanishi & Yuji Nagata… Steve Williams defeated Scott Norton… Masahiro Chono & Mr. T (Tatsutoshi Goto not the famous U.S. actor) defeated Masanobu Fuchi & Shiro Koshinaka… Toshiaki Kawada defeated Kensuke Sasaki.
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