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General

Super World of Sports, more commonly known as SWS, was a Japanese professional wrestling promotion from 1990 to 1992. Its motto was "STRAIGHT AND STRONG".

History

Formation

In April 1990, Genichiro Tenryu, one of the top stars of All Japan Pro Wrestling, left the company to become a spokesmodel for Megane Super, at the time one of the best-known makers of eyeglasses in Japan. But the company instead used him as the launching pad for a new pro-wrestling circuit, which Megane Super executive Hachiro Tanaka named Super World of Sports.

SWS championships

SWS never had a Heavyweight Championship.

SWS Junior Heavyweight Championship

Wrestler: Times: Date: Location: Notes:
Naoki Sano 1 December 12, 1991 Tokyo, Japan Won a tournament to become the SWS/Japanese representative and then defeated WWF representative Rick Martel to become the first champion.
Title retired June 19, 1992 Title retired when SWS closed.

SWS Tag Team Championship

Wrestlers: Times: Date: Location: Notes:
King Haku and Yoshiaki Yatsu 1 February 14, 1992 Kyoto, Japan Defeated Ashura Hara and Genichiro Tenryu in a tournament final to become the first champions.
George and Shunji Takano 1 April 16, 1992 Minamiashigara, Japan
The Natural Disasters
(Earthquake and Typhoon)
1 April 17, 1992 Yokohama, Japan
King Haku and Yoshiaki Yatsu 2 April 18, 1992 Tokyo, Japan
Title retired June 19, 1992 Title retired when SWS closed.

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