Zenk's Third Japan Tour Results
AJPW - 1988 Summer Action Series II
(08/20 - 09/09/88)
|A quick review of the match results (below) indicate that Zenk and Ace were receiving a good size push from Baba, including equal billing with Hansen and Snuka. All matches ended with a win for Zenk and his partner or a double count-out. The only exceptions - where Zenk was matched against either AJPW promoter Giant Baba or veteran Wajima.
|Tom Zenk and Johnny
Ace defeat Yatsu and Takashi Ishikawa when Ace pinned Ishikawa at 7:49
after a Ace Crusher (images
from the match)
|Tom Zenk and Johnny Ace beat Kabuki and Akio Sato when Ace pinned Sato at 9:00 after a Ace Crusher (images from the match).
|Tom Zenk and Johnny Ace double count out draw with Kabuki and Akio Sato at 12:10
|Tom Zenk and The V beat Kabuki and Masa Fuchi when Zenk pinned Fuchi at 10:25 after a flying cross body block.
|Tom Zenk and Johnny Ace double count out draw with Kabuki and Ishikawa at 8:11
|Bruiser Brody Memorial Night* - Wajima and Ishikawa beat Tom Zenk and Jerry Oates at 8:11 when Wajima pinned Oates after a lariat.
|Osaka (TV match)
Stan Hansen and Tom Zenk no contest Butcher and Jimmy Snuka at 7:54 (images from TV match)
|Tom Zenk and Johnny Ace double count out with Tiger and Nakano at 9:35
|Baba and Yatsu and Sato beat Tom Zenk and Johnny Ace and Jerry Oates at 11:34 when Yatsu forced Oates to submit with the prison deathlock
|Tom Zenk and Johnny Ace double count out with Shuji Takano and Nakano at 11:32
|Tom Zenk and Johnny Ace double count out with Ishikawa and Fuchi at 22:34
|Tom Zenk and Jimmy Snuka beat Isao Takagi and Akira Taue at 11:19 when Snuka pins Taue with a superfly splash.
Bruiser Brody Memorial Show
August 29, 1988 in Tokyo, Japan
Budokan Hall drawing 14,200 ($700,000)
|Toshiaki Kawada and Yoshinari Ogawa beat Masa Fuchi and Kenta Kobashi
|Akira Taue and Shinichi Nakano beat The V and Rocky Iaukea
|The Great Kabuki pinned Goro Tsurumi
|Hiroshi Wajima and Takashi ishikawa beat Jerry Oates and Tom Zenk
|Jimmy Snuka and Johnny Ace beat Tiger Mask (Misawa) and ???
|Giant Baba pinned Rusher Kimura
|PWF and United National Champ Stan Hansen beat Abdullah the Butcher (10:39) via DQ
|Genichiro Tenryu and Ashura Hara beat Jumbo Tsuruta and Yoshiaki Yatsu (27:51) to win the World Tag Title