Akebono



Height: 6'8"

Weight: 516 lbs

Real Name: Akebono Taro (born as Chadwich Haheo Rowan)

DOB: 5/08/1969

Hometown: Honolulu, Hawaii

Other Names: Akebono Taro

K-1 Fighter Since: 2003

Wrestler Since: 2005

Finishing Maneuver: 64 (Ura-nage)

Previous PWI 500 Rankings: #265(2011), #265(2010), #115(2006)

History: (Under Construction)

Pay-Per-View/Show Summary: (18 - 13)
- WWE Wrestlemania 21 (April 3, '05) = Akebono won a "Sumo" Match over the Big Show.
- Wrestle-1 Sumo Hall (August 4, '05) = Akebono was pinned by the Great Muta.
- Wrestle-1 Yoyogi National Stadium Gym (October 2, '05) = Akebono & Scorpio fell to Mitsuharu Misawa & Yoshinari Ogawa.
- AJPW Unchained World (November 19, '05) = Akebono pinned Giant Bernard.
- AJPW Real World Tag League '05 (November/December) = Akebono & Keiji Mutoh lost in the finals to Team 3-D.
- NJPW Tokyo Dome (January 4, '06) = Akebono & Yutaka Yoshie took down Hiro Saito & Black Strong Machine.
- NOAH Budokan Hall (January 22, '06) = Akebono & Takeshi Rikio defeated Jun Izumida & Kenta Kobashi.
- NJPW Sumo Hall (February 19, '06) = Akebono & Riki Choshu were beaten by Brock Lesnar & Shinsuke Nakamura.
- NJPW Sumo Hall (March 19, '06) = Akebono lost to the IWGP Heavyweight Champion, Brock Lesnar.
- K-1 Heroes 5 (May 3, '06) = Akebono was forced to submit in the 2nd round by Don Frye.
- NJPW IWGP Heavyweight Title Tournament (July 17, '06) = Akebono beat Hiroyoshi Tenzan, then fell to Great Bernard. Hiroshi Tanahashi won the tournament.
- NJPW G1 Climax Tag-Team League '06 (November/December) = Akebono & Riki Choshu competed in the league, which was won by Masahiro Chono & Shinsuke Nakamura.
- K-1 Dynamite! '06 (December 31) = Akebono lost an "MMA" Match, in the first round, to Giant Silva.
- AJPW Pro Wrestling Love in Ryogoku Vol. 2 (February 17, '07) = Akebono & Touru Owashi defeated Johnny Dunn & Sumo Rikishi.
- NJPW G1 Climax '07 (August) = Akebono competed in the league, which was won by Hiroshi Tanahashi.
- NJPW Sumo Hall (August 11, '07) = Akebono pinned Hiroyoshi Tenzan.
- NJPW Sumo Hall (August 12, '07) = Akebono, Masa Chono, & Giant Bernard defeated Manabu Nakanishi, Takashi Iizuka, & Naofumi Yamamoto.
- Hustle 26 (September 22, '07) = Akebono took down Razor Ramon Real Gay.
- NJPW Explosion '07 (October 8) = Akebono forced Milano Collection AT to submit.
- NJPW Destruction '07 (November 11) = Bono Tiger (Akebono) & Tiger Mask IV defeated Tomoaki Honma & Tomohiro Ishii.
- HustleMania '07 (November 25) = Akebono, Yoji Anjoh, & Yin-sama fell to Yoshihiro Tajiri, Genichiro Tenryu, & Razor Ramon Real Gay.
- Hustle Matsuri '07 (December 31) = Akebono, Yin-sama, & the Great Muta won over Razor Ramon Real Gay, Yoshihiro Tajiri, & Genichiro Tenryu.
- Hustle 27 (January 13, '08) = Akebono & Bob Sapp took down Wataru Sakata & Razor Ramon Hard Gay.
- Hustle 28 (February 24, '08) = Akebono & Mark Hunt defeated Yoji Anjoh & Tiger Jet Singh.
- Hustle 29 (March 20, '08) = Akebono was pinned by Bob Sapp.
- Hustle 30 (April 13, '08) = Akebono & Yutaka Yoshie beat Yoji Anjoh & Giant Silva.
- HustleAid '08 (May 25, '08) = Akebono took down Yinling.
- HustleMania '08 (December 30) = Akebono & the Great Muta took down Toshiaki Kawada & "Toshiaki Kawada's Father".
- Dragon Gate USA Bushido: Code of the Warrior (October 29, '10) = Akebono & Brodie Lee defeated The Osirian Portal.
- Dragon Gate USA Freedom Fight '10 (October 30) = Akebono was beaten by Brodie Lee.

Title Summary:
- AJPW All Asia Tag-Team Champion w/ Ryota Hama (9/23/2009 - 4/29/2010)
- Dragon Gate Open The Triangle Gate Champion w/ Don Fujii & Masaaki Mochizuki (10/14/2009 - 5/05/2010)
- NWA Intercontinental Tag-Team Champion w/ Shinjiro Ohtani (1/27/2010 - Current)
- AJPW Unified World Tag-Team Champion w/ Taiyo Kea (7/04/2010 - Current)
- ZERO1 World Heavyweight Champion (3/02/2012 - Current)

PWI Achievement Awards: (0 wins, 0 1st RUs, 1 2nd RU, 0 3rd RUs)
- 2006 Rookie of the Year, 2nd Runner-Up