The Great Kabuki



Height: 5'10"

Weight: 240 lbs

Real Name: Akihisa Mera

DOB: 9/08/1948

Hometown: Nobeoka, Japan

Other Names: Akihisa Takachiho, Yoshino Sato, Mr. Sato, Hito Togo, Kabuki

Wrestler Since: 1964

Finishing Maneuver: Thrust Kick, Nerve Hold

Previous PWI 500 Rankings: None

Other Related Websites:
The Great Kabuki - Obsessed With Wrestling Bio
The Great Kabuki - Wikipedia Bio

History: (Under Construction)

Pay-Per-View/Show Summary: (42 - 33, 1 Draw, 2 DDQs)
- JWA Kawasaki Stadium (June 18, '66) = Akihisa Takachiho lost to Kotetsu Yamamoto.
- JWA Kawasaki Stadium (July 1, '69) = Takachiho fought to a 15-Minute Draw with Atsuhide Koma.
- AJPW Real World Tag League '77 (December) = Takachiho & Mighty Inoue competed in the league, which was won by Terry & Dory Funk Jr.
- Tokyo Sports All-Star Dream Card (August 26, '78) = Takachico, Masa Saito, & Tiger Toguchi lost to Tatsumi Fujinami, Mil Mascaras, & Jumbo Tsuruta.
- AJPW Sumo Hall (December 13, '79) = Takachiho & Genichiro Tenryu were beaten by Mr. Wrestling & the Masked Strangler.
- WCCW Wrestling Star Wars (June '81) = The Great Kabuki fought in a "Texas Death Steel Cage" Match against Bruiser Brody (unknown result).
- Mid-South Superdome Extravaganza (July 4, '81) = The Great Kabuki beat Don Diamond.
- WCCW Wrestling Star Wars (October 25, '81) = The Great Kabuki & Chang Chung lost the WCCW Tag Titles to Terry Orndorff & Kerry von Erich.
- Mid-South Superdome Extravaganza (November 26, '81) = The Great Kabuki fell to Dusty Rhodes.
- WCCW Wrestling Star Wars (March 15, '82) = The Great Kabuki was beaten by Fritz von Erich.
- WCCW Fritz Von Erich Retirement Show (June 4, '82) = The Great Kabuki & Magic Dragon won the WCCW All-Asian Tag-Team Titles, beating David & Kevin von Erich.
- WCCW Wrestling Star Wars (August 15, '82) = The Great Kabuki & Magic Dragon lost the WCCW All-Asian Tag-Team Titles to David & Kevin von Erich.
- Georgia Omni Thanksgiving Tag Team Tournament '82 (November 25) = The Great Kabuki & Super Dragon lost in the first round to the Wild Samoans. The Moondogs won the tournament.
- Toronto Night of the Champions (July 10, '83) = The Great Kabuki retained the NWA Television Title, winning over Jimmy Valiant.
- Toronto Return of the Champions (July 24, '83) = The Great Kabuki & Gary Hart lost a "Steel Cage" Match to Jimmy Valiant & Bob Orton Jr.
- Georgia Last Battle of Atlanta (October 23, '83) = The Great Kabuki pinned Ronnie Garvin.
- NWA Starrcade '83 (November 24) = The Great Kabuki lost the NWA Television Title, losing a "No Disqualification, No Time Limit" Match to Charlie Brown (Jimmy Valiant).
- AJPW Sumo Hall (December 12, '83) = The Great Kabuki lost, via DQ, to the NWA World Heavyweight Champion, Ric Flair.
- WCCW 1st Von Erich Memorial Parade of Champions (May 6, '84) = The Great Kabuki fought to a Double Disqualification with Kamala.
- AJPW Sumo Hall (July 31, '84) = The Great Kabuki fought to a Double Disqualification with Dick Slater.
- WCCW 2nd Von Erich Memorial Parade of Champions (May 5, '85) = The Great Kabuki & Scott Casey lost to Chris Adams & Gino Hernandez.
- WCCW Independence Day Star Wars (July 4, '85) = The Great Kabuki beat Chris Adams.
- AJPW Sumo Hall (August 31, '85) = The Great Kabuki took down Haru Sonada.
- WCCW 2nd Cotton Bowl Extravaganza (October 6, '85) = The Great Kabuki won, via DQ, over Mark Lewin.
- AJPW 13th Anniversary Show (October 21, '85) = The Great Kabuki lost, via DQ, to Killer Khan.
- WCCW Christmas Star Wars (December 25, '85) = The Great Kabuki & the Grappler fell to Brian Adias & Iceman Parson.
- AJPW Budokan Hall (March 13, '86) = The Great Kabuki & Terry Gordy defeated Masanobu Fuchi & Haru Sonada.
- WCCW 3rd Von Erich Memorial Parade of Champions (May 4, '86) = The Great Kabuki pinned Mark Youngblood and Jerry Allen, then lost to Steve Simpson.
- WCCW Independence Day Star Wars (July 4, '86) = The Great Kabuki lost the WCCW Brass Knuckles Title to Abdullah the Butcher.
- AJPW Budokan Hall (July 31, '86) = The Great Kabuki fell to Tiger Mask.
- AJPW Budokan Hall (March 12, '87) = The Great Kabuki & Motoshi Okuma beat Mike George & El Olympico.
- AJPW Budokan Hall (June 9, '87) = The Great Kabuki & Takashi Ishikawa lost to Tiger Jeet Singh & Jason the Terrible.
- AJPW Budokan Hall (August 31, '87) = The Great Kabuki & Haru Sonada were beaten by Ashura Hara & Toshiaki Kawada.
- AJPW Budokan Hall (October 6, '87) = The Great Kabuki pinned George Weingroff.
- AJPW Real World Tag League '87 (November/December) = The Great Kabuki & John Tenta competed in the league, which was won by Jumbo Tsuruta & Yoshiaki Yatsu.
- AJPW Budokan Hall (December 11, '87) = The Great Kabuki & John Tenta took down Tom Zenk & the Terminator.
- AJPW Budokan Hall (March 27, '88) = The Great Kabuki & Tiger Mask won over Austin Idol & Tommy Rich.
- AJPW Budokan Hall (June 10, '88) = The Great Kabuki forced Rip Rogers to submit.
- AJPW Bruiser Brody Memorial (August 29, '88) = The Great Kabuki defeated Goro Tsurumi.
- AJPW Real World Tag League '88 (November/December) = The Great Kabuki & Hiroshi Wajima competed in the league, which was won by Terry Gordy & Stan Hansen.
- AJPW Budokan Hall (December 16, '88) = The Great Kabuki & Hiroshi Wajima beat Jerry Blackwell & Phil Hickerson.
- AJPW Budokan Hall (March 8, '89) = The Great Kabuki pinned Jerry Oates.
- AJPW Budokan Hall (June 5, '89) = The Great Kabuki, Giant Baba, & Rusher Kimura defeated Motoshi Okuma, Haruka Eigen, & Masanobu Fuchi.
- AJPW Budokan Hall (September 2, '89) = The Great Kabuki & John Tenta took down Pez Whatley & Tiger Conway Jr.
- AJPW Real World Tag League '89 (November/December) = The Great Kabuki & Shunji Takano competed in the league, which was won by Stan Hansen & Genichiro Tenryu.
- AJPW Budokan Hall (December 6, '89) = The Great Kabuki & Shunji Takano beat the Nasty Boys.
- AJPW Budokan Hall (March 6, '90) = The Great Kabuki, Giant Baba, & Shinichi Nakano won over Joel Deaton, Doug Furnas, & Dan Kroffat.
- AJPW US/Japan Wrestling Summit (April 30, '90) = The Great Kabuki pinned Greg Valentine.
- AJPW Budokan Hall (June 8, '90) = The Great Kabuki, Giant Baba, & Rusher Kimura defeated Masa Fuchi, Haruka Eigan, & Motoshi Okuma.
- SWS Wrestlefest (March 30, '91) = The Great Kabuki & Takashi Ishikawa fell to Ted DiBiase & Haku.
- SWS Sumo Hall (June 7, '91) = The Great Kabuki, Shinichi Nakano, & Ishinriki lost to Takashi Ishikawa, Tatsumi Kitihara, & Samson Fuyuki.
- SWS SuperWrestle (December 12, '91) = The Great Kabuki, Takashi Ishikawa, & Samson Fuyuki beat Kendo Nagasaki, Shinichi Nakano, & Tatsumi Kitihara.
- EMLL 59th Anniversary Show (September 18, '92) = The Great Kabuki, La Fiera, & Pierroth Jr won a "Three Falls" Match over Rayo de Jalisco Jr, Atlantis, & King Haku.
- NJPW Fantastic Story (January 4, '93) = The Great Kabuki, Shiro Koshinaka, Masashi Aoyagi, & Akitoshi Saito defeated Super Strong Machine, Hiro Saito, Tatsutoshi Goto, & Norio Honaga.
- NJPW Sumo Hall (February 16, '93) = The Great Kabuki, Kengo Kimura, & Shiro Koshinaka took down Masa Chono, Shinya Hashimoto, & Keiji Mutoh.
- WAR vs. NJPW (April 2, '93) = The Great Kabuki was forced to submit to Tatsumi Fujinami.
- NJPW Wrestling Dontaku '93 (May 3) = The Great Kabuki, Masashi Aoyagi, Kuniaki Kobayashi, Kengo Kimura, & Shiro Koshinaka beat Takashi Ishikawa, Super Strong Machine, Tatsutoshi Goto, Ashura Hara, & Hiro Saito.
- NJPW Budokan Hall (June 15, '93) = The Great Kabuki lost, via DQ, to the IWGP Heavyweight Champion, Keiji Mutoh.
- NJPW Budokan Hall (June 17, '93) = The Great Kabuki, Kengo Kimura, & Shiro Koshinaka defeated Yoshiro Ito, Super Strong Machine, & Tatsutoshi Goto.
- NJPW Sumo Hall (August 2, '93) = The Great Kabuki, Kuniaki Kobayashi, & Akitoshi Saito fell to Akira Nogami, Hiroshi Hase, & Keiji Mutoh.
- NJPW Sumo Hall (August 3, '93) = The Great Kabuki, Masashi Aoyagi, & Kengo Kimura won over Manabu Nakanishi, Akira Nogami, & Keiji Mutoh.
- NJPW Sumo Hall (August 4, '93) = The Great Kabuki was beaten by Keiji Mutoh.
- NJPW Sumo Hall (August 6, '93) = The Great Kabuki, Kengo Kimura, & Shiro Koshinaka took down Super Strong Machine, Hiro Saito, & Takashi Ishikawa.
- NJPW Sumo Hall (August 7, '93) = The Great Kabuki & Shiro Koshinaka defeated Tatsutoshi Goto & Hiro Saito.
- NJPW Sumo Hall (August 8, '93) = The Great Kabuki, Masashi Aoyagi, Kuniaki Kobayashi, Shiro Koshinaka, & Kengo Kimura beat Michiyoshi Ohara, Takayuki Iizuka, Masa Chono, Keiji Mutoh, & Tatsumi Fujinami.
- NJPW Sumo Hall (November 4, '93) = The Great Kabuki, Masashi Aoyagi, Kengo Kimura, Kuniaki Kobayashi, & Michiyoshi Ohara won over Tatsumi Fujinami, Osamu Kido, El Samurai, Black Cat, & Satoshi Kojima.
- WAR Sumo Hall (December 15, '93) = The Great Kabuki defeated Black Cat.
- NJPW Battlefield (January 4, '94) = The Great Kabuki, Kengo Kimura, Shiro Koshinaka, Kuniaki Kobayashi, & Michiyoshi Ohara beat Osamu Kido, Manabu Nakanishi, Yuji Nagata, Satoshi Kojima, & El Samurai.
- WWF Royal Rumble '94 (January 22) = The Great Kabuki competed in the Royal Rumble, which was won by Bret Hart & Lex Luger.
- NJPW Sumo Hall (February 17, '94) = The Great Kabuki, Tatsutoshi Goto, Kengo Kimura, Shiro Koshinaka, & Michiyoshi Ohara lost a "Three Falls" Match to Hiroshi Hase, Masa Chono, Osamu Kido, Riki Choshu, & Tatsumi Fujinami.
- NJPW Wrestling Dontaku '94 (May 4) = The Great Kabuki, Kengo Kimura, & Kuniaki Kobayashi took down Norio Honaga, Hiro Saito, & Shinichi Nakano.
- NJPW Budokan Hall (June 15, '94) = The Great Kabuki & Akitoshi Saito fell to Osamu Kido & Tadao Yasuda.
- NJPW Battle Seven (January 4, '95) = The Great Kabuki, Kuniaki Kobayashi, & Akitoshi Saito defeated Akira Nogami, Takayuki Iizuka, & Osamu Kido.
- UWFI 5th Anniversary Show (August 17, '96) = The Great Kabuki, Daikokuboh Benkei, & Tokeru took down Kishin Kanabata, Okumura, & Gekkoh.
- Tokyo Pro Sumo Hall (December 7, '96) = The Great Kabuki, Daikokubo Benkei, & Takashi Ishikawa beat Hiromichi Fuyuki, Gedo, & Jado.
- FMW Six Man Tag-Team Title Tournament (August 5, '97) = The Great Kabuki, Daikokumbo Benkei, & Keisuke Yamada lost in the first round to the eventual tournament winners, Hisakatsu Oya, Mr. Gannosuke, & the Gladiator.
- NJPW Rising the Next Generation (August 8, '98) = The Great Kabuki & the Great Muta won over Tatsutoshi Goto & Michiyoshi Ohara.
- NJPW Ultimate Festival (May 1, '03) = The Great Kabuki competed in a "Battle Royal", which was won by Kantaro Hoshino & Kotetsu Yamamoto.

Title Summary:
- NWA Los Angeles Beat The Champ Television Champion (12/09/70 - 12/18/70)
- NWA Australasian Tag-Team Champion w/ Hiro Tojo (10/19/73 - 2/08/74)
- AJPW All Asia Tag-Team Champion w/ Tomotsugu Kutsuwada (10/21/76 - 7/16/77))
- NWA Florida Tag-Team Champion w/ Mr. Saito (3/78 - 6/13/78)
- NWA Florida United States Tag-Team Champion w/ Mr. Saito (78)
- NWA Florida Tag-Team Champion(2) w/ Mr. Saito (78 - 9/23/78)
- NWA Florida United States Tag-Team Champion(2) w/ Mr. Saito (1/79 - 2/79)
- NWA Western States Tag-Team Champion w/ Ricky Romero (4/79 - 5/03/79)
- NWA Central States Tag-Team Champion w/ Pak Song (4/17/80 - 6/18/80)
- NWA Central States Tag-Team Champion(2) w/ Killer Karl Kox (6/21/80 - 8/14/80)
- WCCW American Heavyweight Champion (9/25/81 - 12/26/81)
- NWA (Texas) World Tag-Team Champion w/ Chang Chung (81 - 10/81)
- Mid-South Louisiana Heavyweight Champion (10/81 - 12/07/81)
- WCCW All-Asian Tag-Team Titles w/ Magic Dragon (6/04/82 - 8/15/82)
- WCCW Television Champion (1/03/83 - 2/07/83)
- WCCW Texas Brass Knuckles Champion (1/14/83 - 3/25/83)
- NWA Television Champion (5/23/83 - 11/24/83)
- WCCW Texas Brass Knuckles Champion(2) (7/85 - 7/04/86)
- NWA Mid-America Heavyweight Champion (11/86 - 12/86)
- AJPW Unified World Tag-Team Champion w/ Jumbo Tsuruta (7/19/90 - 7/30/90)

PWI Achievement Awards: (0 wins, 0 1st RUs, 0 2nd RUs, 0 3rd RUs)
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