Mitsuharu Misawa



Height: 6'1"

Weight: 238 lbs

Real Name: Mitsuharu Misawa

DOB: 6/18/1962

DOD: 6/13/2009

Hometown: Ashikaga, Japan

Other Names: Tiger Mask II(AJPW), Kamikaze Misawa, Mitsu Misawa

Wrestler Since: 1980

Finishing Maneuver: Emerald Frosion, Tiger Driver '91, Tiger Suplex '85

Previous PWI 500 Rankings: #87(2008), #16(2007), #88(2006), #42(2005), #143(2004), #82(2003), #18(2002), #8(2001), #14(2000), #3(1999), #3(1998), #2(1997), #28(1996), #10(1995), #29(1994), #92(1993), #205(1992), #187(1991)

Other Related Websites:
Mitsuharu Misawa - Online World of Wrestling Bio
Mitsuharu Misawa - Wikipedia Bio

History: (Under Construction)

Pay-Per-View/Show Summary: (89 - 46, 1 NC, 3 Draws)
- AJPW Budokan Hall (June 21, '85) = Tiger Mask II was beaten by the NWA International Junior Heavyweight Champion, Kuniaki Kobayashi.
- AJPW Sumo Hall (August 31, '85) = Tiger Mask II won the NWA International Junior Heavyweight Title from Kuniaki Kobayashi.
- AJPW Sumo Hall (October 21, '85) = Tiger Mask II, Terry & Dory Funk Jr won, via countout, over Chavo Guerrero, Terry Gordy & Billy Robinson.
- AJPW Budokan Hall (December 12, '85) = Tiger Mask II & Haru Sonada fought to a No-Contest with Nobuo Honaga & Kuniaki Kobayashi.
- AJPW Budokan Hall (March 13, '86) = Tiger Mask II was pinned by Riki Choshu.
- AJPW Budokan Hall (June 12, '86) = Tiger Mask II, Mighty Inoue & Hata were beaten by Harley Race, Mil Mascaras & Shunji Takano.
- AJPW Budokan Hall (July 31, '86) = Tiger Mask II defeated the Great Kabuki.
- AJPW Budokan Hall (December 12, '86) = Tiger Mask II & Toshiaki Kawada won over Kuniaki Kobayashi & Shinichi Nakano.
- AJPW Budokan Hall (March 12, '87) = Tiger Mask II, Takashi Ishikawa & Giant Baba defeated Rusher Kimura, Ashura Hara & Goro Tsurumi.
- AJPW Budokan Hall (June 9, '87) = Tiger Mask II beat Brady Boone.
- AJPW Budokan Hall (August 31, '87) = Tiger Mask II & Giant Baba took down Hiroshi Wajima & Takashi Ishikawa.
- AJPW Budokan Hall (October 6, '87) = Tiger Mask II, Shinichi Nakano & Isao Takagi were beaten by Bruiser Brody & Moondogs Spot & Spike.
- AJPW Budokan Hall (December 11, '87) = Tiger Mask II & Takashi Ishikawa won over Toshiaki Kawada & Samson Fuyuki.
- AJPW Budokan Hall (March 27, '88) = Tiger Mask II & the Great Kabuki defeated Tommy Rich & Austin Idol.
- AJPW Budokan Hall (June 10, '88) = Tiger Mask II, Shinichi Nakano & Takashi Ishikawa fell to Ashura Hara, Toshiaki Kawada & Samson Fuyuki.
- AJPW Budokan Hall (August 29, '88) = Tiger Mask II & Shinichi Nakano were beaten by Jimmy Snuka & Johnny Ace.
- AJPW Budokan Hall (December 16, '88) = Tiger Mask II & Jimmy Snuka won over John Tenta & Shunji Takano.
- AJPW Budokan Hall (March 8, '89) = Tiger Mask II lost to the NWA World Heavyweight Champion, Ricky Steamboat.
- AJPW Budokan Hall (March 6, '90) = Tiger Mask II pinned Kenta Kobashi.
- AJPW Tokyo Dome (April 13, '90) = Tiger Mask II fought to a Draw with Bret Hart.
- AJPW Budokan Hall (June 8, '90) = Misawa defeated Jumbo Tsuruta.
- AJPW Budokan Hall (September 1, '90) = Misawa fell to Jumbo Tsuruta.
- AJPW Budokan Hall (December 7, '90) = Misawa & Toshiaki Kawada won over Jumbo Tsuruta & Akira Taue.
- AJPW Budokan Hall (April 18, '91) = Misawa was beaten by the Unified Triple Crown Champion, Jumbo Tsuruta.
- AJPW Budokan Hall (June 1, '91) = Misawa pinned Terry Gordy.
- AJPW Budokan Hall (September 4, '91) = Misawa & Toshiaki Kawada retained the All Japan World Tag-Team Titles, beating Jumbo Tsuruta & Akira Taue.
- AJPW Budokan Hall (December 6, '91) = Misawa & Toshiaki Kawada lost in the finals of the 1991 Real World Tag League to Terry Gordy & Steve Williams, who gained the vacant AJPW Tag straps.
- AJPW Budokan Hall (March 4, '92) = Misawa fell to the Triple Crown Champ, Stan Hansen.
- AJPW Budokan Hall (June 5, '92) = Misawa & Kenta Kobashi were beaten by the AJPW Tag Champs, Jumbo Tsuruta & Akira Taue.
- AJPW Budokan Hall (August 22, '92) = Misawa won the Unified Triple Crown, taking down Stan Hansen.
- AJPW Budokan Hall (October 21, '92) = Misawa defended the Triple Crown, winning over Toshiaki Kawada.
- AJPW Budokan Hall (December 4, '92) = Misawa & Toshiaki Kawada defeated Jun Akiyama & Akira Taue to win the 1992 Real World Tag League. They also gained the vacated AJPW World Tag-Team Titles.
- AJPW Budokan Hall (February 28, '93) = Misawa retained the Triple Crown, beating Akira Taue.
- AJPW Budokan Hall (June 1, '93) = Misawa & Kenta Kobashi fell to the AJPW World Tag Champs, Toshiaki Kawada & Akira Taue.
- AJPW Budokan Hall (July 29, '93) = Misawa kept the Triple Crown, winning over Toshiaki Kawada.
- AJPW Budokan Hall (September 3, '93) = Misawa defended the Triple Crown with a win over Steve Williams.
- AJPW Budokan Hall (October 23, '93) = Misawa again retained the Triple Crown, beating Stan Hansen.
- AJPW Budokan Hall (December 3, '93) = Misawa & Kenta Kobashi won the 1993 Real World Tag League, and the AJPW World Tag-Team Titles, winning over Toshiaki Kawada & Akira Taue.
- AJPW Budokan Hall (March 5, '94) = Misawa & Kenta Kobashi beat Stan Hansen & Giant Baba.
- AJPW Budokan Hall (April 16, '94) = Misawa, Kenta Kobashi & June Akiyama won over Stan Hansen, Giant Baba & Takao Omori.
- AJPW Budokan Hall (June 3, '94) = Misawa kept the Triple Crown, defeating Toshiaki Kawada.
- AJPW Budokan Hall (July 28, '94) = Misawa lost the Triple Crown to Steve Williams.
- AJPW Budokan Hall (September 3, '94) = Misawa, Tamon Honda & Giant Baba took down Toshiaki Kawada, Akira Taue & Takao Omori.
- AJPW Budokan Hall (October 22, '94) = Misawa & Stan Hansen won over Akira Taue & Kenta Kobashi.
- AJPW Budokan Hall (December 10, '94) = Misawa & Kenta Kobashi beat Johnny Ace & Stan Hansen. Due to another team's loss during the night, Misawa & Kobashi won the 1994 Real World Tag League.
- AJPW Budokan Hall (March 4, '95) = Misawa & Kenta Kobashi defended the AJPW Tag belts, winning over Steve Williams & Johnny Ace.
- AJPW Budokan Hall (April 15, '95) = Misawa defeated Akira Taue to win the 1995 Champion Carnival.
- AJPW Budokan Hall (June 9, '95) = Misawa & Kenta Kobashi lost the AJPW Tag Titles to Akira Taue & Toshiaki Kawada.
- AJPW Budokan Hall (July 24, '95) = Misawa retained the Triple Crown, beating Toshiaki Kawada.
- AJPW Budokan Hall (September 10, '95) = Misawa stayed the Triple Crown Champion, pinning Akira Taue.
- AJPW Budokan Hall (October 25, '95) = Misawa continued to defend the Triple Crown, winning over Kenta Kobashi.
- AJPW Budokan Hall (December 9, '95) = Misawa & Kenta Kobashi defeated Toshiaki Kawada & Akira Taue to win the 1995 Real World Tag League.
- AJPW Budokan Hall (March 2, '96) = Misawa retained the Triple Crown, beating Gary Albright.
- AJPW Budokan Hall (April 20, '96) = Misawa, Kenta Kobashi & Jun Akiyama fell to Toshiaki Kawada, Gary Albright & Johnny Ace.
- AJPW Budokan Hall (June 7, '96) = Misawa & Jun Akiyama kept the AJPW World Tag-Team Titles, winning over Steve Williams & Johnny Ace.
- AJPW Budokan Hall (July 24, '96) = Misawa, Jun Akiyama & Tamon Honda defeated Giant Baba, Giant Kimala II & Ryukaku Izumida.
- AJPW Budokan Hall (September 5, '96) = Misawa & Jun Akiyama lost the AJPW Tag Titles to Steve Williams & Johnny Ace.
- AJPW Budokan Hall (October 18, '96) = Misawa, Jun Akiyama & Jumbo Tsuruta fell to Giant Baba, Akira Taue & Dory Funk Jr.
- AJPW Budokan Hall (December 6, '96) = Misawa & Jun Akiyama lost to Toshiaki Kawada & Akira Taue, who won the 1996 Real World Tag League.
- AJPW Budokan Hall (March 1, '97) = Misawa stayed the Triple Crown Champion, winning over Steve Williams.
- AJPW Budokan Hall (April 19, '97) = Misawa fought to a Draw with Kenta Kobashi, then dropped two straight matches to Toshiaki Kawada, who won the 1997 Champion Carnival.
- AJPW Budokan Hall (June 6, '97) = Misawa retained the Triple Crown by beating Toshiaki Kawada.
- AJPW Budokan Hall (July 25, '97) = Misawa defended the Triple Crown, pinning Akira Taue.
- AJPW Budokan Hall (September 6, '97) = Misawa stayed the Triple Crown Champion, winning over Jun Akiyama.
- AJPW Budokan Hall (October 21, '97) = Misawa again retained the Triple Crown, beating Kenta Kobashi.
- AJPW Budokan Hall (December 5, '97) = Misawa & Jun Akiyama lost to Toshiaki Kawada & Akira Taue in the finals of the 1997 Real World Tag League.
- AJPW Asunaro Cup '98 (January) = Misawa & Satoru Asako competed in the league, which was won by Jun Akiyama & Takao Omori.
- AJPW Budokan Hall (February 28, '98) = Misawa kept the Triple Crown by beating Johnny Ace.
- AJPW Budokan Hall (April 18, '98) = Misawa won the 1998 Champion Carnival, taking down Jun Akiyama in the finals.
- AJPW Tokyo Dome (May 1, '98) = Misawa lost the Triple Crown to Toshiaki Kawada.
- AJPW Budokan Hall (September 11, '98) = Misawa defeated Maunukea Mossman.
- AJPW Budokan Hall (October 31, '98) = Misawa won the Triple Crown from Kenta Kobashi.
- AJPW Budokan Hall (December 5, '98) = Misawa, Yoshinori Ogawa & Masahito Kakihara beat Toshiaki Kawada, Akira Taue & Yoshiniro Takayama.
- AJPW Budokan Hall (March 6, '99) = Misawa & Yoshinari Ogawa fell to the AJPW World Tag-Team Champions, Kenta Kobashi & Jun Akiyama.
- AJPW Budokan Hall (April 16, '99) = Misawa, Yoshinari Ogawa & Masahito Kakihara defeated Akira Taue, Masao Inoue & Jinsei Shinzaki.
- AJPW Tokyo Dome (May 2, '99) = Misawa defeated Vader and won the Triple Crown Title.
- AJPW Budokan Hall (June 11, '99) = Misawa stayed the Triple Crown Champ, pinning Kenta Kobashi.
- AJPW Budokan Hall (July 23, '99) = Misawa kept the Triple Crown by winning over Toshiaki Kawada.
- AJPW Budokan Hall (September 4, '99) = Misawa defeated Yoshihiro Takayama. Later that night, Misawa was pinned by Vader.
- AJPW Budokan Hall (October 30, '99) = Misawa lost the Triple Crown Championship to Vader.
- AJPW Budokan Hall (December 3, '99) = Misawa, Yoshinari Ogawa & Satoru Asako fell to Vader, Johnny Smith & Maunukea Mossman.
- AJPW Budokan Hall (February 27, '00) = Misawa was beaten by Jun Akiyama.
- AJPW Budokan Hall (April 15, '00) = Misawa defeated Yoshinari Ogawa.
- AJPW Budokan Hall (June 9, '00) = Misawa & Yoshinari Ogawa lost to Takao Omori & Yoshiniro Takayama.
- NOAH Differ Ariake (August 5, '00) = Misawa & Akira Taue lost a "Three Falls" Match to Jun Akiyama & Kenta Kobashi.
- NOAH Differ Ariake (August 6, '00) = Misawa & Yoshinari Ogawa defeated Kentaro Shiga & Daisuke Ikeda.
- NOAH Differ Ariake (September 15, '00) = Misawa & Yoshinari Ogawa won over Masao Inoue & Akira Taue.
- NOAH Great Journey (December 23, '00) = Misawa defeated Vader.
- NOAH GHC Title Tournament (March/April '01) = Misawa won over Akitoshi Saito, Yoshinari Ogawa and Jun Akiyama to make it to the finals of the tournament.
- NOAH Ariake Colliseum (April 15, '01) = Misawa became the first GHC Champion by beating Yoshihiro Takayama.
- NOAH Budokan Hall (July 22, '01) = Misawa was pinned by Jun Akiyama, who won the GHC Title.
- NOAH GHC Tag-Team Title Tournament (October '01) = Misawa & Yoshinari Ogawa lost to Takao Omori & Shinjiro Ohtani. Vader & Scorpio won the tournament.
- NOAH Budokan Hall (February 17, '02) = Misawa & Kenta Kobashi fell to Jun Akiyama & Yuji Nagata.
- NOAH Budokan Hall (September 23, '02) = Misawa won the GHC Title from Yoshihiro Takayama.
- NOAH Budokan Hall (January 10, '03) = Misawa & Masa Chono fell to Kenta Kobashi & Akira Taue.
- NOAH Budokan Hall (March 1, '03) = Misawa lost the GHC Title to Kenta Kobashi.
- NOAH Budokan Hall (June 6, '03) = Misawa pinned Takuma Sano.
- NOAH Budokan Hall (September 12, '03) = Misawa, Yoshinari Ogawa & Masao Inoue were beaten by Akira Taue, Daisuke Ikeda & Mohammed Yone.
- NOAH Budokan Hall (November 1, '03) = Misawa & Takeshi Rikio defeated Naoki Sano & Yoshihiro Takayama.
- NOAH Budokan Hall (January 10, '04) = Misawa & Yoshinari Ogawa won the Noah GHC Tag-Team Titles from Yuji Nagata & Hiroshi Tanahashi.
- NOAH Budokan Hall (March 6, '04) = Misawa & Yoshinari Ogawa retained the Noah GHC Tag-Team straps, beating Mohammed Yone & Daisuke Ikeda.
- NOAH Budokan Hall (April 25, '04) = Misawa & Yoshinari Ogawa stayed the Noah GHC Tag-Team Champs, defeating Naomichi Marufuji & Kenta.
- NOAH Tokyo Dome (July 10, '04) = Misawa & Yoshinari Ogawa kept the Noah GHC Tag-Team Titles, winning over Keiji Mutoh & Taiyo Kea.
- AJPW Battle Banquest (July 18, '04) = Misawa pinned Satoshi Kojima.
- AJPW Keiji Mutoh 20th Anniversary Show (October 31, '04) = Misawa & Keiji Mutoh defeated Hiro Hase & Kensuke Sasaki.
- NOAH Great Voyage '05 (January 8) = Misawa & Takeshi Rikio took down Genichiro Tenryu & Shiro Koshinaka.
- NOAH Budokan Hall (March 5, '05) = Misawa & Kotaro Suzuki fell to Shinjiro Ohtani & Tatsuhito Takaiwa.
- NOAH Budokan Hall (April 24, '05) = Misawa & Kotaro Suzuki lost to Minoru Suzuki & Naomichi Marufuji.
- NJPW Tokyo Dome (May 14, '05) = Misawa & Tatsumi Fujinami defeated Masahiro Chono & Jushin Thunger Liger.
- NOAH Budokan Hall (September 18, '05) = Misawa lost to the GHC Champion, Takeshi Rikio.
- Wrestle-1 Yoyogi National Stadium Gym (October 2, '05) = Misawa & Yoshinari Ogawa beat Akebono & Scorpio.
- NOAH Budokan Hall (November 5, '05) = Misawa pinned Genichiro Tenryu.
- NOAH Budokan Hall (January 22, '06) = Misawa, Mushiking Terry, & Takashi Sugiura defeated Kensuke Sasaki, Katsuhiko Nakajima, & Mushiking Joker.
- NOAH Budokan Hall (March 5, '06) = Misawa took down Takeshi Morishima.
- NOAH Budokan Hall (April 23, '06) = Misawa & Yoshinari Ogawa beat Minoru Suzuki & Suwa.
- NOAH Budokan Hall (July 16, '06) = Misawa & Jun Akiyama defeated Yoshihiro Takayama & Kensuke Sasaki.
- NOAH Budokan Hall (September 9, '06) = Misawa & Yoshinari Ogawa took down Bison Smith & Keith Walker.
- NOAH Budokan Hall (October 29, '06) = Misawa, Yoshinari Ogawa, & Kotaro Suzuki fell to Yoshihiro Takayama, Takuma Sano, & Takashi Sugiura.
- NOAH Budokan Hall (December 10, '06) = Misawa won the NOAH GHC Heavyweight Title, pinning Naomichi Marufuji.
- NOAH Budokan Hall (January 21, '07) = Misawa retained the NOAH GHC Heavyweight Title, beating Takeshi Morishima.
- NOAH Budokan Hall (March 4, '07) = Misawa took down Takashi Sugiura.
- NOAH Budokan Hall (April 28, '07) = Misawa stayed the NOAH GHC Heavyweight Champion, pinning Naoki Sano.
- NOAH Budokan Hall (July 15, '07) = Misawa kept the NOAH GHC Heavyweight Title, winning over Akira Taue.
- NOAH Budokan Hall (September 9, '07) = Misawa & Go Shiosaki fell to Tatsumi Fujinami & Osamu Nishimura.
- NOAH Budokan Hall (October 27, '07) = Misawa retained the NOAH GHC Heavyweight Strap, pinning Samoa Joe.
- RoH Glory By Honor VI, Night 1 (November 2, '07) = Misawa & KENTA fought to a 30-Minute Draw with Naomichi Marufuji & Takeshi Morishima.
- RoH Glory By Honor VI, Night 2 (November 3, '07) = Misawa retained the NOAH GHC Heavyweight Title, taking down KENTA.
- NOAH Budokan Hall (December 2, '07) = Misawa & Jun Akiyama beat Kenta Kobashi & Yoshihiro Takayama.
- NOAH Budokan Hall (March 2, '08) = Misawa lost the NOAH GHC Heavyweight Title to Takeshi Morishima.
- NOAH Budokan Hall (April 27, '08) = Misawa & Yoshinari Ogawa lost in the finals of the NOAH GHC Tag-Team Titles League to Akitoshi Saito & Bison Smith.
- NOAH Budokan Hall (July 18, '08) = Misawa, Naomichi Marufuji, & Takashi Sugiura defeated Kenta Kobashi, Katsuhiko Nakajima, & Yoshihiro Takayama.
- NOAH Budokan Hall (September 6, '08) = Misawa, Yoshinari Ogawa, & Takashi Sugiura beat Jun Akiyama, Atsushi Aoki, & Takeshi Rikio.
- NOAH The Tournament '08 (December) = Misawa lost in the first round to Takashi Sugiura. Akitoshi Saito won the tournament.
- NJPW Wrestle Kingdom III (January 4, '09) = Misawa & Takashi Sugiura fell to Hirooki Goto & Shinsuka Nakamura.

Title Summary:
- NWA International Junior Heavyweight Champion (8/31/85 - 86)
- PWF Tag-Team Champion w/ Jumbo Tsuruta (7/03/87 - 7/11/87)
- All Asia Tag-Team Champion w/ Kenta Kobashi (4/09/90 - 5/17/90)
- PWF/NWA International Tag-Team Champion w/ Toshiaki Kawada (7/24/91 - 12/06/91)
- Unified Triple Crown Heavyweight Champion (8/22/92 - 7/28/94)
- PWF/NWA International Tag-Team Champion(2) w/ Toshiaki Kawada (12/04/92 - 1/30/93)
- PWF/NWA International Tag-Team Champion(3) w/ Kenta Kobashi (12/03/93 - 12/94)
- PWF/NWA International Tag-Team Champion(4) w/ Kenta Kobashi (12/10/94 - 6/09/95)
- Unified Triple Crown Heavyweight Champion(2) (5/26/95 - 5/24/96)
- PWF/NWA International Tag-Team Champion(5) w/ Jun Akiyama (5/23/96 - 9/05/96
- Unified Triple Crown Heavyweight Champion(3) (1/20/97 - 5/01/98)
- Unified Triple Crown Heavyweight Champion(4) (10/31/98 - 1/22/99)
- Unified Triple Crown Heavyweight Champion(5) (5/02/99 - 10/30/99)
- PWF/NWA International Tag-Team Champion(6) w/ Yoshinari Ogawa (8/25/99 - 10/23/99)
- All Asia Tag-Team Champion(2) w/ Yoshinari Ogawa (8/25/99)
- NOAH Global Honor Crown Heavyweight Champion (4/15/01 - 7/27/01)
- NOAH Global Honor Crown Heavyweight Champion(2) (9/23/02 - 3/01/03)
- NOAH Global Honor Crown Tag-Team Champion w/ Yoshinari Ogawa (1/10/04 - 1/23/05)
- NOAH Global Honor Crown Heavyweight Champion(3) (12/10/06 - 3/02/08)

PWI Achievement Awards: (1 win, 0 1st RUs, 0 2nd RUs, 0 3rd RUs)
- 1996 Wrestling Observer Hall of Fame Inductee