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Fire Pro Wrestling Referee FAQ (v0.1)
Written by: Paul Couto (CyberTranz) September 17, 2002
Email: cybertranz@hotmail.com
MSN: cybertranz@hotmail.com
AIM: Mr CyberTranz
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Copyright CyberTranz 2002 (c)

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Table Of Contents:

1. Stats

2. In Ring Characteristics

3. Extras

4. Credits



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1. Stats


[Panther Tottori]

Real Name: Tyger Hattori

Real Life Federation: NJPW

In Game: Refs Strong Style Audience Mode

Bio: Tiger Hattori was one of Riki Choshu's boys. When Choshu and 
Ishingun jumped to AJPW, Hattori went with them. He worked in the AWA 
as a manager for Masa Saito, but quit and returned to NJPW because he 
was so disgusted with Saito's rule breaking habits (actually he left 
AJPW because Choshu did, but Choshu wasn't able to get him back into NJ 
right away). He is now NJPW's senior official.


[Joe Hiroshi]

Real Name: Joe Higuchi

Real Life Federation: NOAH

In Game: Refs King's Road Style Audience Mode

Bio: Joe Higuchi was the senior referee in AJPW for years. Despite 
being retired from refereeing and having an office job, he jumped to 
NOAH when the mass exodus from AJPW took place. He has never refereed a 
NOAH match.


[Mr. Mizunaka]

Real Name: Mr. Soronaka

Real Life Federation: UWF (various MMA)

In Game: Refs Stoic Style Audience Mode

Bio: Mr. Soronaka was the referee for the old UWF promotion in the 
80's. This was the promotion that invented / popularized the worked 
shoot style.


[Lark Kestler]

Real Name: Earl Hebner

Real Life Federation: WWE

In Game: Refs Showman Style, Lucha Style, Hardcore Style and Freestyle 
Audience Modes.

Bio: The senior official of the WWE, Earl Hebner is possibly one of the 
most recognized faces in pin stripes but also one of the most 
controversial. Earl has been in many World title main events that has 
ended in controversy. Wrestlemania 3 (Hogan vs. Andre), Survivor Series 
97 (Bret vs. Shawn), Survivor Series 98 (Rock vs. Mankind) and Survivor 
Series 2000 (Undertaker vs. Angle) just to name a few.



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2. In Ring Characteristics


[Fall Count]
A 3 count measured by stopwatch when the opponents shoulders are 
covered for a pin fall until the refs hands hits the mat for the 3.

Mr. Mizunaka - Fast (4.00 seconds)
Lark Kestler - Fast (4.00 seconds)
Panther Tottori - Medium (4.56 seconds)
Joe Hiroshi - Slow (4.75 seconds)


[DQ Count]
Measured by stopwatch when attacker applied an illegal attack or was 
set on the top rope in the jumping position.

Mr. Mizunaka - Fast (7.56 seconds)
Panther Tottori - Medium (11.87 seconds)
Lark Kestler - Slow (15.75 seconds)
Joe Hiroshi - Slow (16.31 seconds)


[Ring Out Count]
A 20 count measured by stopwatch when a wrestlers feet touched the 
ground on the outside.

Mr. Mizunaka - Fast (30.25 seconds)
Panther Tottori - Medium (49.50 seconds)
Lark Kestler - Slow (1.08 minutes)
Joe Hiroshi - Slow (1.08 minutes)



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3. Extras


[Wrestle a NJPW Style Match]
Apply the following match options to a match.

Match Type: Your choosing
Rules: Normal
Win Method: 3 Count
Match Limit: Your choosing
Blast Time: --
Match Num: Your choosing
Evaluation: Strong Style
Ring: View Japan
Location: SPIKE DOME
Com Level: Your choosing
Com Skip: --
Referee: Panther Tottori
Rope Check: On
Lumberjack: On
Tornado: Your choosing
Cut Play: Your choosing
Critical: Your choosing
Illegal Attack: Normal
Count Out: 20 Counts
BGM: Your choosing


[Wrestle a AJPW / NOAH Style Match]
Apply the following match options to a match.

Match Type: Your choosing
Rules: Normal
Win Method: 3 Count
Match Limit: Your choosing
Blast Time: --
Match Num: Your choosing
Evaluation: King's Road Style
Ring: Olive Japan / Super Nova
Location: SPIKE DOME
Com Level: Your choosing
Com Skip: --
Referee: Joe Hiroshi
Rope Check: On
Lumberjack: On
Tornado: Your choosing
Cut Play: Your choosing
Critical: Your choosing
Illegal Attack: Normal
Count Out: 20 Counts
BGM: Your choosing


[Wrestle a WWE Style Match]
Apply the following match options to a match.

Match Type: Your choosing
Rules: American
Win Method: 3 Count
Match Limit: Your choosing
Blast Time: --
Match Num: Your choosing
Evaluation: Showman Style
Ring: APW Pro Wrestling
Location: Nippon Butoukan
Com Level: Your choosing
Com Skip: --
Referee: Lark Kestler
Rope Check: On
Lumberjack: On
Tornado: Your choosing
Cut Play: Your choosing
Critical: Your choosing
Illegal Attack: Normal
Count Out: 10 Counts
BGM: Your choosing


[Wrestle a MMA Style Match]
Apply the following match options to a match.

Match Type: --
Rules: Gruesome
Win Method: --
Match Limit: Your choosing
Blast Time: --
Match Num: --
Evaluation: Shoic Style
Ring: ECLIPSE / BRAWLERS / HIGHCLASS / BLADE
Location: Nippon Butoukan
Com Level: Your choosing
Com Skip: --
Referee: Mr. Mizunaka
Rope Check: --
Lumberjack: --
Tornado: --
Cut Play: --
Critical: --
Illegal Attack: --
Count Out: --
BGM: Your choosing



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4. Credits/Thank You


GameFAQs.com for hosting this FAQ.

Spike/BAM for the hard work put into this game.

AxxB for helping me with the stats on Panther Tottori, Joe Hiroshi and 
Mr. Mizunaka.

Everyone over at the C-CWA and the WXW, I wouldn't be a Fire Pro 
fanatic if it weren't for them.