Minoru Suzuki



Height: 5'10"

Weight: 220 lbs

Real Name: Minoru Suzuki

DOB: 6/17/1968

Hometown: Yokohama City, Kanagawa

Other Names: None

Wrestler Since: 1987

Finishing Maneuver: Saka-Otoshi, Suzuki Sleeper

Previous PWI 500 Rankings: #111(2011), #64(2010), #111(2009), #47(2008), #14(2007), #77(2006)

Other Related Websites:
Minoru Suzuki - Puroresufan.com Bio
Minoru Suzuki - Wikipedia Bio

History: (Under Construction)

Pay-Per-View/Show Summary: (36 - 37, 1 DCO)
- NJPW Sumo Hall (February 22, '89) = Suzuki was forced to submit to Takayuki Iizuka.
- UWF Osaka Baseball Stadium Show (May 4, '89) = Suzuki was beaten by Shigeo Miyato.
- UWF U-Cosmos (November 29, '89) = Suzuki lost in the 4th round to Maurice Smith.
- UWF Budokan Hall (January 16, '90) = Suzuki took down Wellington Wilkins.
- UWF Budokan Hall (May 4, '90) = Suzuki lost to Nobuhiko Takada.
- SWS SuperWrestle (December 12, '91) = Suzuki forced Wellington Wilkins Jr to submit.
- Pancrase Budokan Hall (June 1, '94) = Suzuki forced Maurice Smith to submit in the 3rd round.
- Pancrase Sumo Hall (October 15, '94) = Suzuki fell to Masaharu Funaki.
- Pancrase Sumo Hall (December 16, '94) = Suzuki won after 30 minutes, via Points, over Matt Hume. Later on, Suzuki forced Jason DeLucia to submit.
- Pancrase Sumo Hall (December 17, '94) = Suzuki was beaten by Manabu Yamada.
- Pancrase 2nd Anniversary Show (September 1, '95) = Suzuki lost the Pancrase Openweight Title, submitting to Bas Rutten.
- Pancrase Championship (January 28, '96) = Suzuki lost to Frank Shamrock, who became the provisional KOP Openweight Champion.
- Pancrase Budokan Hall (May 16, '96) = Suzuki was taken out by Guy Mezger.
- Pancrase Bunka Gym PPV (April 26, '98) = Suzuki won, via decision, over Tony Rojo.
- Pancrase Brawl in Budokan (May 16, '96) = Suzuki was beaten by Guy Mezger.
- Pancrase Tokyo Tough (September 7, '96) = Suzuki took down Jason DeLucia.
- Pancrase 5th Anniversary Show (September 14, '98) = Suzuki lost to Yoshiki Takahashi.
- Pancrase Tokyo Bay NK Hall PPV (December 19, '98) = Suzuki fell to Osami Shibuya.
- Pancrase 6th Anniversary Show (December 18, '99) = Suzuki was beaten by Sanae Kikuta.
- Pancrase Budokan Hall (December 4, '00) = Suzuki had a "Sparring Exhibition" Match with Yukio Kond (no winner).
- NJPW Green Dome PPV (July 21, '03) = Suzuki took down Koji Kanemoto.
- NJPW Sumo Hall (August 15, '03) = Suzuki & Masayuki Naruse fell to Josh Barnett & Koji Kanemoto.
- Pancrase 10th Anniversary Show (August 31, '03) = Suzuki won, via decision, over Takashi Iizuka.
- NJPW Ultimate Crush II (October 13, '03) = Suzuki, Yoshihiro Takayama, Kazuyuki Fujita, Shinsuke Nakamura, & Bob Sapp won an "Elimination" Match over Yuji Nagata, Manabu Nakanishi, Seiji Sakaguchi, Hiroshi Tanahashi, & Hiroyoshi Tenzan.
- NJPW Yokohama Arena PPV (November 3, '03) = Suzuki lost to Yuji Nagata.
- NJPW Wrestling World '04 (January 4) = Suzuki was pinned by Osamu Nishimura.
- NJPW Sumo Hall (March 28, '04) = Suzuki & Yoshihiro Takayama retained the IWGP Tag Titles, beating Manabu Nakanishi & Genichiro Tenryu.
- NJPW Nexess (May 3, '04) = Suzuki & Yoshihiro Takayama retained the IWGP Tag Titles, beating Masa Chono & Kazunari Murakami.
- NOAH Tokyo Dome (July 10, '04) = Suzuki & Yoshihiro Takayama stayed the IWGP Tag Champions, winning over Takeshi Rikio & Takeshi Morishima.
- NJPW Prefectural Gym PPV (August 8, '04) = Suzuki forced Blue Wolf to submit.
- NJPW Sumo Hall (August 13, '04) = Suzuki was pinned by Masahiro Chono.
- NJPW Sumo Hall (August 14, '04) = Suzuki forced Yuji Nagata to submit.
- NJPW G1 Climax '04 (August) = Suzuki competed in the league, which was won by Hiroyoshi Tenzan.
- Toryumon Korakuen Hall (September 9, '04) = Suzuki, Manabu Nakanishi, & Ultimo Dragon fell to Kaz Hayashi, Yuji Nagata, & Hiroshi Tanahashi.
- NOAH Budokan Hall (September 10, '04) = Suzuki defeated Naomichi Marufuji.
- NJPW Sumo Hall (October 9, '04) = Suzuki pinned Manabu Nakanishi.
- NJPW Chrono Stream (November 3, '04) = Suzuki & Katsuhiko Nakahima fell to Takashi Iizuka & Osamu Nishimura.
- NJPW Toukon Festival (November 13, '04) = Suzuki lost to the IWGP Champion, Kensuke Sasaki.
- NJPW Prefectural Gym PPV (December 11, '04) = Suzuki & Kensuke Sasake lost the IWGP Tag-Team Titles to Hiroshi Tanahasi & Shinsuke Nakamura.
- NJPW Wrestling World '05 (January 4) = Suzuki forced Takashi Iizuka to submit.
- NJPW Sumo Hall (February 20, '05) = Suzuki, Masahiro Chono, Manabu Nakanishi, & Mitsuya Nagai won an "Elimination" Match over Yuji Nagata, Shinsuke Nakamura, Kensuke Sasaki, & Hiroshi Tanahashi.
- NJPW Nexess V (March 26, '05) = Suzuki & Ron Waterman defeated Takashi Iizuka & Kensuke Sasaki.
- NOAH Budokan Hall (April 24, '05) = Suzuki & Naomichi Marufuji took down Mitsuharu Misawa & Kotaro Suzuki.
- NJPW Nexess VI (May 14, '05) = Suzuki pinned Alexander Otsuka.
- NOAH Destiny '05 (July 18) = Suzuki & Naomichi Marufuji retained the NOAH GHC Heavyweight Tag-Team Titles, beating Jun Akiyama & Makoto Hashi.
- NJPW Sumo Hall (August 13, '05) = Suzuki fought to a Double Countout with Kendo Kashin.
- NJPW Sumo Hall (August 14, '05) = Suzuki & Toru Yano lost to Tatsutoshi Goto & Osamu Nishimura.
- NJPW G1 Climax '05 (August) = Suzuki competed in the league, which was won by Masa Chono.
- Wrestle-1 Yoyogi National Stadium Gym (October 2, '05) = Suzuki won over Kohei Suwama in the Wrestle-1 Grand Prix tournament (the promotion folded before the tournament was completed).
- NOAH 3rd Great Voyage (November 5, '05) = Suzuki & Naomichi Marufuji fell to Jun Akiyama & Shiro Koshinaka.
- NOAH Budokan Hall (January 22, '06) = Suzuki, Scorpio, & Suwa took down Tsuyoshi Kikuchi, Takeshi Morishima, & Mohammed Yone.
- NOAH Budokan Hall (March 5, '06) = Suzuki lost to the NOAH GHC Champion, Jun Akiyama.
- AJPW Champion Carnival '06 (April) = Suzuki lost in the semi-finals to the eventual winner, Taiyo Kea.
- NOAH Budokan Hall (April 23, '06) = Suzuki & Suwa were beaten by Mitsuharu Misawa & Yoshinari Ogawa.
- Dragon Gate Pro Wrestling Festival '06 (July 2) = Suzuki & Masaaki Mochizuki fell to Genichiro Tenryu & Magnum Tokyo.
- NOAH Budokan Hall (July 16, '06) = Suzuki forced Go Shiosaki to submit.
- NJPW Sumo Hall (October 9, '06) = Suzuki & Yoshihiro Takayama beat Yuji Nagata & Naofumi Yamamoto.
- HustleMania II (November 23, '06) = Suzuki, Mazada, & Nosawa defeated Razor Ramon Real Gay, Ryoji Sai, & Wataru Sakata.
- AJPW Real World Tag League '06 (November/December) = Suzuki & Nosawa Rongai competed in the league, which was won by Satoshi Kojima & Hiroyoshi Tenzan.
- NOAH Budokan Hall (December 10, '06) = Suzuki, Yoshihiro Takayama, & Takuma Sano fell to Takeshi Rikio, Mohammed Yone, & KENTA.
- NJPW Wrestle Kingdom in Tokyo Dome (January 4, '07) = Suzuki retained the AJPW Triple Crown Title, beating Yuji Nagata.
- NOAH Budokan Hall (January 21, '07) = Suzuki, Yoshihiro Takayama, & Suwa lost to Naimichi Marufuji, Takeshi Rikio, & KENTA.
- AJPW Pro Wrestling Love in Ryogoku Vol 2 (February 17, '07) = Suzuki stayed the AJPW Triple Crown Champion, forcing Satoshi Kojima to submit.
- AJPW Champion Carnival '07 (March) = Suzuki competed in the league, which was won by Keiji Mutoh.
- EMLL Gran Priz Cibernetico '07 (May 11) = Team International (Suzuki, Alex Koslov, Hirooki Goto, Jushin Liger, Marco Corleone, Pierroth, Shigeo Okumura, & Ultimo Dragon) lost a "Cibernetico" to Team Mexico (Atlantis, Dos Caras Jr, Dr. Wagner Jr, El Hijo del Lizmark, Olimpico, Rey Bucanero, Sagrado, & Ultimo Guerrero).
- Toryumon Mexico Dragon Mania II (May 13, '07) = Suzuki, Ultimo Guerrero, Yoshihiro Takayama, & Suwa fell to Marco Corleone, Mil Mascaras, Kazuchida Okada, & Ultimo Dragon.
- HustleAid II (June 17, '07) = Suzuki & Yoshihiro Takayama beat Toshiaki Kawada & Shinjiro Ohtani.
- AJPW Pro Wrestling Love in Ryogoku Vol. 3 (August 26, '07) = Suzuki lost the Triple Crown Championship to Kensuke Sasaki.
- NJPW Champion Carnival '08 (April) = Suzuki competed in the league, which was won by Suwama.
- Hustle 30 (April 13, '08) = Suzuki pinned Razor Ramon Real Gay.
- AJPW Pro Wrestling Love in Ryogoku Vol. 5 (August 31, '08) = Suzuki, Nosawa Rongai, Mazada, & Takemura took down Nobukazu Hirai, Osamu Nishimura, Seiya Sanada, & Manabu Soya.
- AJPW All-Asian Tag Team Title Tournament (January '09) = Suzuki & NOSAWA defeated Brother Yasshi & Hate, Kaz Hayashi & Keiji Mutoh, and Masanobu Fuchi & Osamu Nishimura to win the tournament and the titles.

Title Summary:
- King of Pancrase Openweight Champion (5/13/1995 - 9/01/1995)
- NJPW IWGP World Tag-Team Champion w/ Yoshihiro Takayama (2/01/2004 - 11/21/2004)
- NOAH GHC Tag-Team Champion w/ Naomichi Marufuji (6/18/2005 - 10/28/2005)
- AJPW Triple Crown Heavyweight Champion (9/03/2006 - 8/26/2007)
- AJPW Unified World Tag-Team Champion w/ Taiyo Kea (6/28/2008 - 1/03/2009)
- AJPW All Asian Tag-Team Champion w/ NOSAWA Ronagi (1/03/2009 - 9/23/2009)
- AJPW Triple Crown Heavyweight Champion(2) (5/02/2010 - 8/29/2010)

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