Top Ten Professional Male Wrestlers of the Japan

10. Tetsuya Naito


Tetsuya Naito is a Japanese trained wrestler Marked to New Japan Pro-Wrestling. Naito began training for a professional wrestling career in 2000, in the commencement under Animal Hamaguchi, before joining NJPWin 2004, where he underwent additional training.

Biography

Born: June 22, 1982  (age 36 years), (Adachi, Tokyo, Japan)

Height: 1.80 m ( 05 ft 11 in)

Billed Wight: 102 Kg

Debut: May 27, 2006

Parents: Kenichi Naito

09. Kota Ibushi

Kota Ibushi is a Japanese warlike artist and trained professional wrestler currently joined with the Ibushi Puroresu Kenkyujo. In NJPW, Ibushi is the current NEVER open weight Champion in his first time in power. He is also a former three time IWGP Junior Heavy Weight Champion and one time IWGP Junir Heavy Weight Tag Team Champion. He resigned from both DDT and NJPW in February 2016 and now performing in more than a few different organizations as a freelancer including both DDT and NJPW as well as WWE.

Biography

Born: May 21, 1982  (age 36 years), (Aira, Kagoshima)

Height: 1.81 m ( 05 ft 11 in)

Billed Wight: 93 Kg

Debut: July 01, 2004

08. Hideo Itami

Kenta Kobayashi, is a Japanese expert professional Wrestler, better known by ring named Hideo Itami. He is presently marked to WWE, where he performs on the 205 Live Brand. A former unpaid kick boxer, Kobayashi’s wrestling style is based upon strong kicks and strikes.

Biography

Born: March 12, 1981  (age 37 years), ( Saitama, Japan)

Height: 1.74 m (05 ft 09 in)

Billed Wight: 82 Kg

Debut: May 24, 2000

07. Hiroshi Tanahashi

Hiroshi Tanahashi is a most perfect Japanese Wrestler who works first and foremost for new Janpan Pro-Wrestling, where he is a form erand record setting seven time IWGP Heavy Weight Champion, while also being a former two time IWGP worldwide Champion and two Time IWGP Tag Team Champion and three time NEVER open weight 6-Man Tag Team Champion

Biography

Born: November 13, 1976 (age 42 years), (Ogaki, Japan)

Height: 1.81 m (05 ft 11 in)

Billed Wight: 101 Kg

Debut: October 10, 1999

06. Keiichi Yamada

Keiichi Yamada is a Japanese professional wrestle rand former miscellaneous soldierly artist, well known as Jushin Liger and Jushin Thunder Liger who mostly works for New Japan Pro-Wrestling.

Biography

Born: November 30, 1964  (age 54 years), ( Hiroshima, Japan)

Residence: Fukuoka, Japan

Height: 1.70 m (05 ft 07 in)

Billed Wight: 95 Kg

Debut: March 03, 1984

05. Keiji Mutoh

Keiji Muton is a Japanese professional wrestler who achieved first international celebrity in the National Wrestling Alliance. He is mostly known for his work as the Great Muta in New Japan Pro Wrestling. He has also worked in the Unites States, Puerto Rico,Mexico and Taiwan.

Biography

Born: December 23, 1962 (age 55 years), (Fujiyoshida, Yamanashi, Japan)

Height: 1.88 m (06 ft 02 in)

Billed Wight: 110 Kg

Debut: October 5. 1984

Spouse: Hisae Ashida (1992)

Children: Airi Mutoh

4. Shinsuke Nakamura

Shinsuke Nakamura is a Japanese expert wrestler and former including varied martial artist. He is a symbol of WWE at present, current United States Champion in the first reign by performing on the Smack Down Brand.

Biography

Born: February 24, 1980 (age 38 years), (Kyotango, Kyoto, Japan)

Residence: Orlando, Florida, United States

Height: 1.88 m (06 ft 02 in)

Billed Wight: 104 Kg

Debut: August  29, 2002

Spouse: Harumi Maekawa (2007)

3. Mitsuharu Misawa

Mitsuharu Misawa was a Japanese expert wrestler. He made his first professional appearance on August 21, 1981 for all Japan Pro-Wrestling. Miswa fought as the second generation Tiger Maskas AJPW had obtained the rights of the Tiger Mask gimmick from new Japan Pro-Wrestling (1984-1990)

Biography

Born: June 18, 1962 (age 46 years), (Yubari, Hokkaido, Japan)

Died: June 13, 2009

Height: 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)

Billed Wight: 118 kg

Debut: August  21, 1981

Spouse: Mayumi Misawa (1988-2009)

Children: Kaede Misawa

Cause of Death: Cardiac Arrest (Hiroshema, Japan)

2. Muhammad Hussain Inoki

Muhammad Hussain Inoki is a Jananese professional wrestler as well as martial arts promoter, politician which retired as a professional wrestler and martial artist, known his ring named Antonia Inoki. Inoki’s ring name is an honor to fellow professional wrestler Antonino Rocca.

Biography

Residence: Tokyo, Japan

Born: February 20, 1943 (age 75 years), (Yokohama,Japan)

Height: 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in)

Billed Wight: 102 kg

Debut: September 30, 1960

Children: Hiroko Inoki

Retired: April 04, 1998

01. Kazuchika Okada

Kazuchika Okada is a trained Japanese wrestler presently marked to New Japan Pro-Wrestling (NJPW). Afour-time IWGP Heavyweight Champion, Okada’s fourth reign at 720 days is the highest in the Championship as per history and also hold the record for most successful title defenses at 12.

Biography

Born: November 8, 1987 (age 31 years), (Anjo, Aichi Prefecture, Japan)

Height: 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in)

Billed Weight: 107 kg

Debut: August 29, 2004

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