Joe Malenko

Birthdate: June 4th, 1955
Debut: 1977
Retired: 1998
Primary Promotion: NWA/WCW
Reason for Wrestling in Japan: Freelancing
Championships Held in Japan: All Japan World Junior Heavyweight Championship

Signature Moves:
- Crab Hold

Career Highlights in Japan:
Malenko wrestled occasionally in All Japan Pro Wrestling during the late 80s and early 90s, twice winning the All Japan World Junior Heavyweight Championship. The first time he won the title, on January 20th, 1989, he ended Masanobu Fuchi's two year reign with the belt.

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