Osamu Nishimura



Height: 6'1"

Weight: 220 lbs

Real Name: Osamu Nishimura

DOB: 9/23/1971

Hometown: Bunkyo Ward, Tokyo

Other Names: Mr. Muga, Nishimu Lama, Osamu Nishimura(NJPW)

Wrestler Since: 1991

Finishing Maneuver: Cobra Twist (Abdominal Stretch), Northern Lights Suplex, Figure Four Leglock

Previous PWI 500 Rankings: #213(2010), #267(2009), #211(2007), #200(2006), #196(2005), #211(2004), #215(2003), #110(2002), #203(2001), #88(1998), #192(1996), #251(1995)

Other Related Websites:
Osamu Nishimura - Cagematch Bio
Osamu Nishimura - Online World of Wrestling Bio
Osamu Nishimura - Wikipedia Bio

History: (Under Construction)

Pay-Per-View/Show Summary: (47 - 58, 5 Draws)
- NJPW 20th Anniversary Show (March 1, '92) = Nishimura pinned Satoshi Kojima.
- NJPW Budokan Hall (June 26, '92) = Nishimura & Koji Kanemoto were beaten by Satoshi Kojima & Hiroyoshi Yamamoto.
- NJPW Sumo Hall (August 11, '92) = Nishimura & Koji Kanemoto took down Satoshi Kojima & Hiroyoshi Yamamoto.
- NJPW Sumo Hall (November 23, '92) = Nishimura & Koji Kanemoto lost to Satoshi Kojima & Hiroyoshi Yamamoto.
- NJPW Sumo Hall (April 6, '93) = Nishimura defeated Tokimitsu Ishizawa.
- NJPW Wrestling Dontaku '93 (May 3) = Nishimura, Satoshi Kojima, & Hiroyoshi Yamamoto fell to Takayuki Iizuka, Akira Nogami, & El Samurai.
- NJPW Budokan Hall (June 15, '93) = Nishimura, Yuji Nagata, & Shinhiro Ohtani defeated Nobukazi Hirai, Yoshiro Ito, & Yuji Yasuraoka.
- NJPW Budokan Hall (June 17, '93) = Nishimura & Black Cat beat Nobukazu Hirai & Yuji Yasuraoka.
- NJPW Sumo Hall (August 3, '93) = Nishimura, Satoshi Kojima, & Shinjiro Ohtani fell to Nobukazu Hirai, Yoshiro Ito, & Yuji Yasuraoka.
- NJPW Sumo Hall (August 4, '93) = Nishimura, Satoshi Kojima, & Manabu Nakanishi lost to Tatsutoshi Goto, Norio Honaga, & Hiro Saito.
- NJPW Sumo Hall (August 6, '93) = Nishimura fell to Norio Honaga.
- NJPW Sumo Hall (August 8, '93) = Nishimura was beaten by Akitoshi Saito.
- NWA World Heavyweight Title Tournament (August 27, '94) = Nishimura lost in the first round to Dean Malenko. Shane Douglas won the tournament.
- SMW/NWA Cherry Hill Armory Show (November 19, '94) = Nishimura fought to a Draw with Lou Perez.
- NJPW Super Grade Tag League V (October '95) = Nishimura & Keiji Mutoh competed in the league, which was won by Masa Chono & Hiroyoshi Tenzan.
- NJPW WCW World In Japan (November 13, '95) = Nishimura was forced to submit to Ric Flair.
- NJPW Sumo Hall (April 25, '96) = Nishimura & Satoshi Kojima were beaten by Riki Choshu & Kensuke Sasaki.
- NJPW Battle Formation '96 (April 29) = Nishimura, Riki Choshu, Takashi Iizuka, & Satoshi Kojima defeated Tatsutoshi Goto, Kuniaki Kobayashi, Shiro Koshinaka, & Akira Nogami.
- WAR 4th Anniversary Show (July 20, '96) = Nishimura, Riki Choshu, & Satoshi Kojima beat Yoji Anjoh, Yoshihiro Takayama, & 200% Machine, then fell to Hiromichi Fuyuki, Gedo, & Jado in the WAR 6-Man Tag-Team Titles Tournament. Koki Kitihara, Yuhi Sano, & Nobuhiko Takada won the tournament.
- NJPW Sumo Hall (August 2, '96) = Nishimura, Takayuki Iizuka, & Tadao Yasuda won over Tatsutoshi Goto, Akira Nogami, & Michiyoshi Ohara.
- NJPW Sumo Hall (August 4, '96) = Nishimura, Takayuki Iizuka, Osamu Kido, & Tadao Yasuda took down Tatsutoshi Goto, Kuniaki Kobayashi, Akira Nogami, & Akitoshi Saito.
- NJPW Sumo Hall (August 5, '96) = Nishimura lost to Tatsumi Fujinami.
- NJPW Sumo Hall (August 6, '96) = Nishimura & Yuji Nagata beat Hiro Saito & Hiroyoshi Tenzan.
- NJPW Wrestling World In Tokyo Dome '97 (January 4) = Nishimura, Junji Hirata, Satoshi Kojima, & Manabu Nakanishi beat Takashi Iizuka, Osamu Kido, Yuji Nagata, & Kazuo Yamazaki.
- NJPW Sumo Hall (February 16, '97) = Nishimura, Junji Hirata, & Takashi Iizuka defeated Kuniaki Kobayashi, Akira Nogami, & Akitoshi Saito.
- NJPW Power Hall In Tokyo Dome (January 4, '98) = Nishimura & Tatsumi Fujinami won over Satoshi Kojima & Manabu Nakanishi.
- NJPW Budokan Hall (February 15, '98) = Nishimura pinned nWo Sting.
- NJPW The Inoki Final (April 4, '98) = Nishimura & Shinya Hashimoto lost to the NJPW IWGP Tag-Team Champs, Masa Chono & Keiji Mutoh.
- NJPW Budokan Hall (June 5, '98) = Nishimura was beaten by Manabu Nakanishi.
- NJPW Sumo Hall (July 31, '98) = Nishimura was pinned by Shiro Koshinaka in the 1st round of the '98 G-1 Climax (which was won by Shinya Hashimoto).
- NJPW Sumo Hall (August 1, '98) = Nishimura, Tatsumi Fujinami, & Manabu Nakanishi fell to Keiji Mutoh, Hiroyoshi Tenzan, & Big Titan.
- NJPW Rising The Next Generation (August 8, '98) = Nishimura & Kazuo Yamazaki beat Takashi Iizuka & Tadao Yasuda.
- NJPW Budokan Hall (June 2, '00) = Nishimura was forced to submit to Tatsumi Fujinami.
- NJPW G-1 Climax '00 (August) = Nishimura competed in the league, which was won by Kensuke Sasaki.
- NJPW Sumo Hall (August 11, '00) = Nishimura fell to Manabu Nakanishi.
- NJPW Sumo Hall (August 12, '00) = Nishimura forced Hiroyoshi Tenzan to submit.
- NJPW Furitsu Gym PPV (December 14, '00) = Nishimura was beaten by Manabu Nakanishi.
- NJPW Sumo Hall (February 18, '01) = Nishimura & Jushin Liger lost to Shiro Koshinaka & Yutaka Yoshie.
- NJPW Wrestling Dontaku '01 (May 5) = In a dark match, Nishimura, Shiro Koshinaka, & Yutaka Yoshie defeated Tatsutoshi Goto, Michiyoshi Ohara, & Hiro Saito.
- NJPW Dome Quake (July 20, '01) = In a dark match, Nishimura, Shiro Koshinaka, & Yutaka Yoshie were beaten by Tatsutoshi Goto, Hiro Saito, & Akira Nogami.
- NJPW G-1 Climax '01 (August) = Nishimura competed in the league, which was won by Yuji Nagata.
- NJPW Sumo Hall (August 10, '01) = Nishimura fought to a 30-Minute Draw with Jushin Liger.
- NJPW Sumo Hall (August 11, '01) = Nishimura forced Kenzo Suzuki to submit.
- NJPW Sumo Hall (August 12, '01) = Nishimura & Shiro Koshinaka were beaten by Masa Chono & Tatsutoshi Goto.
- NJPW Rainbow Hall PPV (September 16, '01) = Nishimura was forced to submit to Yuji Nagata.
- NJPW Indicate of Next (October 8, '01) = Nishimura & Riki Choshu defeated Satoshi Kojima & Hiroyoshi Tenzan.
- NJPW International Center PPV (October 28, '01) = Nishimura & Tatsumi Fujinami lost to the AJPW World Tag-Team Champs, Taiyo Kea & Keiji Mutoh.
- NJPW G-1 Climax Tag-Team League '01 (November/December) = Nishimura & Jushin Liger competed in the league, which was won by Satoshi Kojima & Hiroyoshi Tenzan.
- NJPW Prefectural Gym PPV (December 11, '01) = Nishimura, Serjubdee Dolgorsuren, & Yutaka Yoshie fell to Scott Norton, Giant Silva, & Super J.
- NJPW Wrestling World '02 (January 4) = Nishimura & Tatsumi Fujinami fell to Hiroshi Hase & Keiji Mutoh.
- NJPW Sumo Hall (February 16, '02) = Nishimura was forced to submit to Hiroyoshi Tenzan.
- NJPW IWGP Tag-Team Titles Tournament (March '02) = Nishimura & Jushin Liger lost in the first round to Kenzo Suzuki & Hiroshi Tanahashi. Masa Chono & Hiroyoshi Tenzan won the tournament.
- NJPW Fighting Spirit Memorial Day (May 28, '02) = Nishimura, Tatsumi Fujinami, & Katsuyori Shibata defeated Wataru Inoue, Yutaka Yoshie, & Blue Wolf.
- NJPW Budokan Hall (June 7, '02) = Nishimura & Tadao Yasuda won over Tatsutoshi Goto & Hiro Saito.
- NJPW Furitsu Gym PPV (August 3, '02) = Nishimura fought to a 30-Minute Draw with Manabu Nakanishi.
- NJPW Sumo Hall (August 10, '02) = Nishimura beat Manabu Nakanishi. Later on, Nishimura fell to Yoshihiro Takayama in the semi-finals of the '02 G-1 Climax (which was won by Masa Chono).
- NJPW Sumo Hall (August 11, '02) = Nishimura & Hiroyoshi Tenzan lost to Yuji Nagata & Kensuke Sasaki.
- NJPW Spiral (October 14, '02) = Nishimura fought to a Draw with Bas Rutten. Tony St. Clair was the special referee.
- NJPW International Center PPV (October 26, '02) = Nishimura, Takashi Iizuka, Manabu Nakanishi, Hiroyoshi Tenzan, & Yutaka Yoshie lost an "Elimination" Match to Kazunari Murakami, Ryushi Yanagisawa, Tadao Yasuda, Makai Mask #1, & Makai Mask #2.
- NJPW Triathlon Survivor League '02 (November/December) = Nishimura, Manabu Nakanishi, & Yutaka Yoshie won the tournament, beating Mike Barton, Yuji Nagata, & Jim Steele in the finals.
- NJPW Wrestling World '03 (January 4) = Nishimura pinned Tatsumi Fujinami.
- NJPW Sumo Hall (February 16, '03) = Nishimura took down Curry Man.
- NJPW Green Dome PPV (July 21, '03) = Nishimura pinned Mike Barton.
- NJPW G-1 Climax '03 (August) = Nishimura competed in the league, which was won by Hiroyoshi Tenzan.
- NJPW Sumo Hall (August 15, '03) = Nishimura lost, via Countout, to Hiroshi Tanahashi.
- NJPW Sumo Hall (August 16, '03) = Nishimura & El Samurai were beaten by Tatsutoshi Goto & Hiro Saito.
- NJPW Sumo Hall (August 17, '03) = Nishimura, Tatsutoshi Goto, & Hiro Saito lost to Ryushi Yanagisawa, Tadao Yasuda, & Makai Mask #1.
- NJPW Osaka Dream Night (August 28, '03) = Nishimura forced Shinsuke Nakamura to submit.
- Michinoku Pro The Live (September 23, '03) = Nishimura & Jinsei Shinzaki beat Tadao Yasuda & Makai Mask #1.
- NJPW Ultimate Crush II (October 13, '03) = Nishimura fell to Tadao Yasuda.
- NJPW G-1 Climax Tag-Team League '03 (October) = Nishimura & Hiroyoshi Tenzan beat Yuji Nagata & Manabu Nakanishi, then won the tournament finals over Yoshihiro Takayama & Toa the Samoan Beast.
- NJPW Yokohama Arena PPV (November 3, '03) = Nishimura, Jushin Liger, & Jinsei Shinzaki defeated Ryota Chikuzen, Tadao Yasuda, & Makai Mask #1. Later on, Nishimura & Manabu Nakanishi were beaten by Shinsuke Nakamura & Bob Sapp.
- NJPW Wrestling World '04 (January 4) = Nishimura took down Minoru Suzuki.
- NJPW Nexess (May 3, '04) = Nishimura, Shinya Makabe, & Hiroyoshi Tenzan lost to Giant Machine, New Strong Machine, & Super Strong Machine.
- AJPW Battle Banquet (July 18, '04) = Nishimura was pinned by Keiji Mutoh.
- NJPW Prefectural Gym PPV (August 8, '04) = Nishimura beat Koji Kanemoto.
- NJPW G-1 Climax '04 (August) = Nishimura competed in the league, which was won by Hiroyoshi Tenzan.
- NJPW Sumo Hall (August 13, '04) = Nishimura pinned Hiroyoshi Tenzan.
- NJPW Sumo Hall (August 14, '04) = Nishimura fell to Togi Makabe.
- NJPW Pro Wrestlers Be Strongest (October 9, '04) = Nishimura & Keiji Mutoh lost to Shinsuke Nakamura & Hiroshi Tanahashi.
- AJPW Keiji Mutoh's 20th Anniversary Show (October 31, '04) = Nishimura & Jinsei Shinzaki beat Abdullah the Butcher & Ruckus.
- NJPW Chrono Stream (November 3, '04) = Nishimura & Takashi Iizuka defeated Katsuhiko Nakajima & Minoru Suzuki.
- NJPW Toukon Festival (November 13, '04) = Nishimura & Yuji Nagata won an "Elimination" Match over Masa Chono & Riki Choshu.
- AJPW Real World Tag-Team League '04 (November/December) = Nishimura & Keiji Mutoh competed in the league, which was won by Taiyo Kea & Jamal.
- NJPW Wrestling World '05 (January 4) = Nishimura was pinned by Satoshi Kojima.
- NJPW Sumo Hall (February 20, '05) = Nishimura won, via DQ, over Riki Choshu.
- NJPW Nexess V (March 26, '05) = Nishimura fought to a 15-Minute Draw with Tatsumi Fujinami.
- NJPW New Japan Cup '05 (April) = Nishimura lost in the first round to Minoru Tanaka. However, since Tanaka was injured during the match, Nishimura took his spot in the next round, where he fell to Hiroyoshi Tenzan. Hirosi Tanahashi won the tournament.
- NJPW Nexess VI (May 14, '05) = Nishimura & Yutaka Yoshie were beaten by Togi Makabe & Toru Yano.
- NJPW G-1 Climax '05 (August) = Nishimura competed in the league, which was won by Masa Chono.
- NJPW Sumo Hall (August 13, '05) = Nishimura was forced to submit to Toshiaki Kawada.
- NJPW Sumo Hall (August 14, '05) = Nishimura & Tatsutoshi Goto won over Minoru Suzuki & Toru Yano.
- NJPW Toukon Souzou New Chapter (October 8, '05) = Nishimura & Tatsumi Fujinami defeated Riki Choshu & Tomohiro Ishii.
- NJPW Toukon Shidou Chapter 1 (January 4, '06) = Nishimura, Tatsumi Fujinami, Hirooki Goto, Takashi Iizuka, Hiroshi Nagao, & Toru Yano fell to Riki Choshu, Yoshihito Sasaki, Kohei Sato, Saisuke Sekimoto, Takashi Uwano, & Kamikaze.
- CHIKARA Tag World Grand Prix '06, Night Two (February 25) = Nishimura & Katsushi Takemura defeated The Heartbreak Express and Arik Cannon & Jigsaw in the first two rounds of the Tag World Grand Prix.
- CHIKARA Tag World Grand Prix '06, Night Three (February 26) = Nishimura & Katsushi Takemura fell to Milano Collection AT & Skayde in the quarter-finals of the Tag World Grand Prix Tournament. The Kings of Wrestling won the tournament.
- NOAH Budokan Hall (September 9, '07) = Nishimura & Tatsumi Fujinami beat Mitsuharu Misawa & Go Shiosaki.
- Hustle 26 (September 22, '07) = Nishimura, Yoshihiro Tajiri, & Razor Ramon Hard Gay defeated Yoji Anjoh, Toshiaki Kawada, & Scott Norton.
- AJPW Real World Tag-Team League '07 (November/December) = Nishimura & Masanobu Fuchi competed in the league, which was won by Keiji Mutoh & Joe Doering.
- AJPW Pro Wrestling Love in Ryogoki Vol 4 (March 1, '08) = Nishimura & Dory Funk Jr took down Masanobu Fuchi & Genichiro Tenryu.
- AJPW Pro Wrestling Love in Ryogoku Vol. 5 (August 31, '08) = Nishimura, Nobukazu Hirai, Seiya Sanada, & Manabu Soya fell to Nosawa Rongai, Minoru Suzuki, Mazada, & Takemura.
- AJPW All-Asian Tag Team Title Tournament (January '09) = Nishimura & Masanobu Fuchi defeated Taiyo Kea & Mazada and Satoshi Kojima & Kai, then lost in the finals to Minoru Suzuki & NOSAWA.

Title Summary:
- GWF Light Heavyweight Champion (8/26/1994 - 9/21/1994)
- CWA Submission Shootfighting Champion (9/21/1997 - 1/01/1998)
- NJPW IWGP Tag-Team Champion w/ Tatsumi Fujinami (9/23/2001 - 10/28/2001)
- Funkin Conservatory United States Heavyweight Champion (9/29/2001 - ??)
- NJPW IWGP Tag-Team Champion(2) w/ Hiroyoshi Tenzan (12/14/2003 - 2/01/2004)
- Funkin Conservatory Tag-Team Champion w/ Dory Funk Jr (5/26/2005 - ??)
- NKPWA World Heavyweight Champion (5/2008 - ??)

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