Togi Makabe



Height: 5'11"

Weight: 240 lbs

Real Name: Shinya Makabe

DOB: 9/29/1972

Hometown: Sagamihara, Kanagawa

Other Names: Shinya Makabe, "The Unchained Gorilla" Togi Makabe(NJPW)

Wrestler Since: 1997

Finishing Maneuver: King Kong Knee Drop, Lariat

Previous PWI 500 Rankings: #54(2011), #75(2010), #297(2009), #135(2008), #131(2007), #209(2002), #239(2001),

Other Related Websites:
Togi Makabe - Wikipedia Bio

History: (Under Construction)

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- NJPW Budokan Hall (September 23, '99) = Shinya Makabe & Masakatsu Fukoda fell to Koji Kanemoto & Shinjiro Ohtani.
- Michinoku Pro Sumo Hall (April 9, '00) = Makabe, Ricky Marvin, Maasaki Mochizuki, Minoru Tanaka, & Tiger Mask IV won over Kendo Kashin, Judo Suwa, Super Boy, El Samurai, & Chopinger.
- NJPW Super J Cup: Third Stage (April '00) = Makabe lost in the first round to Gran Hamada. Jushin Liger won the tournament.
- NJPW Wrestling Dontaku '00 (May 5) = Makabe lost in the finals of the "Young Lions League '00) to Kenzo Suzuki.
- NJPW Best of the Super Junior '00 (May/June) = Makabe competed in the league, which was won by Tatsuhito Takiawa.
- NJPW Yokohama Arena PPV (July 30, '00) = Makabe forced Hiroshi Tanahashi to submit.
- NJPW Sumo Hall (August 12, '00) = Makabe & Shinjiro Ohtani took down Koji Kanemoto & Hiroshi Tanahashi.
- NJPW Sumo Hall (August 13, '00) = Makabe forced Hiroshi Tanahashi to submit.
- NJPW Furitsu Gym PPV (December 14, '00) = Makabe, Jushin Liger, & Minoru Tanaka took down Takehiro Murakawa, Super Delfin, & Tsubasa.
- NJPW Wrestling World '01 (January 4) = Makabe & Tatsuhito Takaiwa were beaten by Koji Kanemoto & Minoru Tanaka.
- NJPW Sumo Hall (February 18, '01) = Makabe & Riki Choshu lost to Satoshi Kojima & Hiroyoshi Tenzan.
- NJPW Strong Style '01 (April 9) = In a dark match, Makabe was forced to submit to Yutaka Yoshie.
- NJPW Wrestling Dontaku '01 (May 5) = In a dark match, Makabe & Katsuyori Shibata beat Wataru Inoue & Hiroshi Tanahashi.
- NJPW Best of the Super Junior '01 (May/June) = Makabe competed in the league, which was won by Jushin Liger.
- NJPW Budokan Hall (June 6, '01) = Makabe & Katsuyori Shibata beat Kenzo Suzuki & Hiroshi Tanahashi.
- AJPW Budokan Hall (June 8, '01) = Makabe & Yuji Nagata lost to Masahito Kakihara & Mitsuya Nagai, who won the vacated All Asia Tag-Team Titles.
- NJPW Dome Quake (July 20, '01) = In a dark match, Makabe, Kenzo Suzuki, & Hiroshi Tanahashi fell to Riki Choshu, Tatsumi Fujinami, & Osamu Kido.
- NJPW Sumo Hall (August 10, '01) = Makabe pinned Dolgolsren Ceruzibde.
- NJPW Sumo Hall (August 11, '01) = Makabe lost to the IWGP Junior Heavyweight Champion, Masayuki Naruse.
- NJPW Sumo Hall (August 12, '01) = Makabe & Yutaka Yoshie fell to Riki Choshu & Kenzo Suzuki.
- NJPW Spiral (October 14, '02) = Makabe & Minoru Fujita fell to Kenzo Suzuki & Hiroshi Tanahashi. Later on, Makabe & Fujita won over Suzuki & Tanahashi.
- NJPW International Center PPV (October 26, '02) = Makabe & Minoru Fujita took down Masahito Kakihara & Masayuki Naruse.
- NJPW Triathlon Survivor League '02 (November/December) = Makabe, Scott Norton, & Rick Steiner competed in the league, which was won by Manabu Nakanishi, Osamu Nishimura, & Yutaka Yoshie.
- NJPW Wrestling World '03 (January 4) = Makabe was pinned by Yutaka Yoshie.
- NJPW Sumo Hall (February 16, '03) = Makabe took down Toru Yano.
- NJPW U-30 Title League (March/April '03) = Makabe defeated Blue Wolf in the semi-finals, but then lost to Hiroshi Tanahashi in the finals.
- NJPW Green Dome PPV (July 21, '03) = Makabe was beaten by Yutaka Yoshie.
- NJPW Sumo Hall (August 17, '03) = Makabe & Yoshihiro Takayama fell to Josh Barnett & Manabu Nakanishi.
- NJPW Osaka Dream Night (August 28, '03) = Makabe was forced to submit to Hiroyoshi Tenzan.
- NJPW Ultimate Crush II (October 13, '03) = Makabe lost to Toa the Samoan Beast.
- NJPW Wrestling World '04 (January 4) = Makabe & Toru Yano defeated Wataru Inoue & Blue Wolf.
- NJPW Sumo Hall (February 15, '04) = Makabe, Blue Wolf, & Yutaka Yoshie won over Mitsuya Nagai, Katsuyori Shibata, & Makai Mask #1.
- NJPW Sumo Hall (March 28, '04) = Makabe, Blue Wolf, Toru Yano, & Yutaka Yoshie lost to Mitsuya Nagai, Katsuyori Shibata, Ryushi Yanagisawa, & Makai Mask #1.
- NJPW Nexess (May 3, '04) = Makabe, Osamu Nishimura, & Hiroyoshi Tenzan were beaten by Giant Machine, Super Strong Machine, & New Strong Machine.
- NJPW Prefectural Gym PPV (August 8, '04) = Togi Makabe fell to Manabu Nakanishi.
- NJPW G1 Climax '04 (August) = Makabe competed in the league, which was won by Hiroyoshi Tenzan.
- NJPW Sumo Hall (August 13, '04) = Makabe & Toru Yano beat Mitsuya Nagai & Makai #1. Later on, Makabe won, via forfeit, over Yoshihiro Takayama.
- NJPW Sumo Hall (August 14, '04) = Makabe pinned Osamu Nishimura.
- NJPW Toukon Festival (November 13, '04) = Makabe & Toru Yano were beaten by Mitsuya Nagai & Masayuki Naruse.
- NJPW Prefectural Gym PPV (December 11, '04) = Makabe & Toru Yano lost to Katsuhiko Nakajima & Genichiro Tenryu.
- NJPW Sumo Hall (February 20, '05) = Makabe & Masayuki Naruse defeated Masahito Kakihara & Yutaka Yoshie.
- NJPW Nexess V (March 26, '05) = Makabe & Ryushi Yanagisawa lost to Hiroshi Tanahashi & Yutake Yoshie.
- NJPW Nexess VI (May 14, '05) = Makabe & Toru Yano won over Osamu Nishimura & Yutaka Yoshie.
- NJPW G1 Climax '05 (August) = Makabe competed in the league, which was won by Masa Chono.
- NJPW Sumo Hall (August 13, '05) = Makabe lost, via forfeit, to Toru Yano.
- NJPW Sumo Hall (February 19, '06) = Makabe & Toru Yano fell to Takashi Iizuka & Naofumi Yamamoto.
- NJPW Sumo Hall (March 19, '06) = Makabe pinned Toru Yano.
- NJPW New Japan Cup '06 (April) = Makabe defeated Tatsutoshi Goto, then fell to Yuji Nagata. Giant Bernard won the tournament.
- NJPW IWGP Interim Tag-Team Title Tournament (July 2, '06) = Makabe & Shiro Koshinaka beat Yuji Nagata & Naofumi Yamamoto and Giant Bernard & Travis Tomko to win the interim titles.
- NJPW G1 Climax '06 (August) = Makabe competed in the league, which was won by Hiroyoshi Tenzan.
- NJPW Sumo Hall (August 12, '06) = Makabe was forced to submit to Hiroyoshi Tenzan.
- NJPW Sumo Hall (August 13, '06) = Makabe & Shiro Koshinaka defeated Tomohiro Ishii & Toru Yano.
- NJPW Explosion '06 (October 9) = Makabe & Shiro Koshinaka won over Takashi Iizuka & Akebono.
- NJPW G-1 Climax Tag-Team League '06 (October/November) = Makabe & Shiro Koshinaka competed in the league, which was won by Masahiro Chono & Shinsuka Nakamura.
- NJPW Wrestle Kingdom (January 4, '07) = Makabe, Tomohiro Ishii, & Toru Yano defeated D-Lo Brown, Bull Buchanan, & Travis Tomko.
- NJPW Sumo Hall (February 18, '07) = Makabe fell to Shinsuke Nakamura.
- NJPW New Japan Cup '07 (March) = Makabe defeated Travis Tomko, Takashi Iizuka, and Hiroyoshi Tenzan, then lost in the finals to Yuji Nagata.
- NJPW Prefectural Gym PPV (April 13, '07) = Makabe & Tomohiro Ishii were beaten by Shinsuke Nakamura & Black Strong Machine.
- NJPW Sumo Hall (August 11, '07) = Makabe pinned Masahiro Chono.
- NJPW Sumo Hall (August 12, '07) = Makabe was beaten by Hiroshi Tanahashi in the semi-finals of the '07 G1 Climax. Tanahashi later won the league.
- NJPW Explosion '07 (October 8) = Makabe took down Shiro Koshinaka.
- NJPW G-1 Climax Tag-Team League '07 (October/November) = Makabe & Toru Yano lost in the semi-finals to the eventual winners, Giant Bernard & Travis Tomko.
- NJPW Destruction '07 (November 11) = Makabe defeated Milano Collection AT.
- NJPW Wrestle Kingdom II (January 4, '08) = The Most Violent Players (Makabe & Toru Yano) lost a "Hardcore" Match to Team 3-D.
- NJPW Sumo Hall (February 17, '08) = The Most Violent Players won the IWGP Tag-Team Titles, beating Giant Bernard & Travis Tomko.
- NJPW New Japan Cup '08 (March) = Makabe beat Takashi Iizuka and Hiroyoshi Tenzan, then fell to the eventual winner, Hiroshi Tanahashi.
- Zero One Miracle Rocket - Second Impact (April 6, '08) = The Most Violent Players took down Yoshihito Sasaki & Daisuke Sekimoto.
- NJPW Prefectural Gym PPV (April 27, '08) = The Most Violent Players retained the IWGP Tag-Team Titles, beating Takashi Iizuka & Hiroyoshi Tenzan.
- NJPW Sumo Hall (August 16, '08) = Makabe pinned Giant Bernard.
- NJPW Sumo Hall (August 17, '08) = Makabe took down Satoshi Kojima. Later on, Makabe lost in the finals of the 2008 G1 Climax League to Hirooki Goto.
- AJPW Pro Wrestling Love in Ryogoku Vol 5 (August 31, '08) = Makabe & Taru fell to Satoshi Kojima & Hiroyoshi Tenzan.
- NJPW Destruction '08 (October 13) = The Most Violent Players & Tomohiro Ishii beat Satoshi Kojima, Hiroshi Yamato, & Kai.
- NJPW G-1 Climax Tag-Team League '08 (October/November) = The Most Violent Players defeated Hirooki Goto & Shinsuka Nakamura, but then lost in the finals of the league to Satoshi Kojima & Hiroyoshi Tenzan.
- NJPW Wrestle Kingdom III (January 4, '09) = The Most Violent Players lost the IWGP Tag-Team Titles, losing a "Hardcore" Match to Team 3-D.
- NJPW Sumo Hall (February 15, '09) = The Most Violent Players lost a "Hardcore" Match to the IWGP Tag-Team Champions, Team 3-D.
- NJPW New Japan Cup '09 (March) = Makabe lost in the first round to Shinsuke Nakamura. Hirooki Goto won the tournament.
- NJPW Resolution '09 (April 5) = Makabe fell to Shinsuke Nakamura.
- NJPW Wrestling Dontaku '09 (May 3) = Makabe & Tomoaki Honma lost to Shinsuke Nakamura & Toru Yano.
- NJPW Sumo Hall (August 15, '09) = Makabe beat Toru Yano.
- NJPW Sumo Hall (August 16, '09) = Makabe defeated Takasi Sugiura and Shinsuke Nakamura to win the 2009 G1 Climax.
- NJPW G-1 Climax Tag-Team League '09 (October/November) = Makabe & Tomoaki Honma competed in the league, which was won by Karl Anderson & Giant Bernard.
- NJPW Destruction '09 (November 8) = Makabe won a "Chain Death" Match over Takashi Iizuka.
- NJPW Wrestle Kingdom IV (January 4, '10) = Makabe pinned Mohammed Yone.
- NOAH Global Tag-Team League '10 (January) = Makabe & Tomoaki Honma competed in the league, which was won by Takuma Sano & Yoshihiro Takayama.
- NJPW Circuit '10 New Japan-ism (February 14, '10) = Makabe & Tomoaki Honma defeated Takashi Iizuka & Tomohiro Ishii.
- NOAH Budokan Hall (February 28, '10) = Makabe lost to the NOAH GHC Champion, Takashi Sugiura.
- NJPW New Japan Cup '10 (March) = Makabe defeated Tomohiro Ishii, Toru Yano, and Tetsuya Naito, before falling in the finals to Hirooki Goto.
- NJPW Wrestling Dontaku '10 (May 3) = Makabe won the IWGP Heavyweight Title, defeating Shinsuke Nakamura.
- NJPW J Sports Crown Openweight Six-Man Tag-Team Tournament (June '10) = Makabe, Austin Creed, & Tomoaki Honma defeated Makoto Hashi, Tamon Honda, & Kentaro Shiga, then fell to Tomohiro Ishii, Shinsuke Nakamura, & Masato Tanaka. Hirooki Goto, Ryusuke Taguchi, & Prince Devitt won the tournament.
- NJPW G1 Climax '10 (August) = Makabe competed in the league, which was won by Satoshi Kojima.
- NJPW Sumo Hall (August 14, '10) = Makabe took down Manabu Nakanishi.
- NJPW Sumo Hall (August 15, '10) = Makabe fell to Hiroshi Tanahashi.
- NJPW Destruction '10 (October 11) = Makabe lost the IWGP Heavyweight Title to Satoshi Kojima.

Title Summary:
- NJPW Provisional IWGP Tag-Team Champion w/ Shiro Koshinaka (7/02/2006 - 7/17/2006)
- WEW Heavyweight Champion (9/24/2006 - 6/24/2007)
- NJPW IWGP Tag-Team Champion w/ Toru Yano (2/17/2008 - 1/04/2009)
- NJPW IWGP Heavyweight Champion (5/03/2010 - 10/11/2010)

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