Tatsuhito Takaiwa



Height: 5'10"

Weight: 214 lbs

Real Name: Tatsuhito Takaiwa

DOB: 7/05/1972

Hometown: Kameoka City, Kyoto

Other Names:

Wrestler Since: 1992

Finishing Maneuver: Death Valley Bomb, Mochizuki Bomb

PWI 500 2007 Ranking: None

Previous PWI 500 Rankings: #194(2006), #164(2005), #177(2002), #100(2001), #52(2000), #112(1999), #138(1998), #219(1997)

Other Related Websites:
Tatsuhito Takaiwa - Strong Style Spirit Bio

History: (Under Construction)

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- NJPW Sumo Hall (August 4, '93) = Takaiwa & Black Cat were beaten by Nobukazu Hirai & Yoshiro Ito.
- NJPW Sumo Hall (August 7, '93) = Takaiwa & Yuji Nagata defeated Nobukazu Hirai & Yuji Yasuraoka.
- NJPW Battlefield Yokohama (September 23, '93) = Takaiwa, Yuji Nagata, & El Samurai fell to Satoshi Kojima, Dean Malenko, & Shinjiro Ohtani.
- WAR Sumo Hall (December 15, '93) = Takaiwa & Yuji Nagata lost to Nobukazu Hirai & Yuji Yasuraoka.
- NJPW Budokan Hall (February 24, '94) = Takaiwa was beaten by Takeshi Ishizawa.
- NJPW Wrestling Dontaku '94 (May 4) = Takaiwa & Shinjiro Ohtani lost to Tokimitsu Ishizawa & El Samurai.
- NJPW Sumo Hall (August 4, '94) = Takaiwa & Black Cat fell to Norio Honaga & Hiro Saito.
- NJPW Sumo Hall (August 5, '94) = Takaiwa & Tokimitsu Ishizawa lost to Yuji Nagata & Akira Nogami.
- NJPW Sumo Hall (August 6, '94) = Takaiwa was beaten by Tokimitsu Ishizawa.
- NJPW Sumo Hall (October 30, '94) = Takaiwa was taken down by Tadao Yasuda.
- NJPW Sumo Hall (August 11, '95) = Takaiwa & Black Cat fell to Tokimitsu Ishizawa & Yuji Nagata.
- NJPW Sumo Hall (August 12, '95) = Takaiwa was pinned by Black Cat.
- NJPW Sumo Hall (August 13, '95) = Takaiwa was forced to submit to Tokimitsu Ishizawa.
- NJPW Sumo Hall (August 14, '95) = Takaiwa lost to Tadao Yasuda.
- NJPW Sumo Hall (August 15, '95) = Takaiwa was beaten by Tokimitsu Ishizawa.
- NJPW Sumo Hall (April 25, '96) = Takaiwa fell to Tokimitsu Ishizawa.
- NJPW Best of the Super Junior '96 (May/June) = Takaiwa competed in the league, which was won by Black Tiger.
- NJPW Skydiving J (June 17, '96) = Takaiwa lost to the WWA Light Heavyweight Champion, Gran Hamada.
- NJPW Sumo Hall (August 2, '96) = Takaiwa was forced to submit to Yuji Nagata.
- NJPW Sumo Hall (August 3, '96) = Takaiwa was pinned by Akitoshi Saito.
- NJPW Sumo Hall (August 4, '96) = Takaiwa & Negro Casas lost to Norio Honaga & Jushin Liger.
- NJPW Sumo Hall (August 6, '96) = Takaiwa, Takayuki Iizuka, & Tadao Yasuda defeated Tatsutoshi Goto, Akira Nogami, & Michiyoshi Ohara.
- NJPW Sumo Hall (February 16, '97) = Takaiwa & Yutaka Yoshie fell to Kazuyuki Fujita & Shinjiro Ohtani.
- NJPW Best of the Super Junior '97 (May/June) = Takaiwa competed in the league, which was won by El Samurai.
- NJPW Budokan Hall (June 5, '97) = Takaiwa, Shinjiro Ohtani, Hanzo Nakajima, & Yoshihiro Tajiri lost to Chris Jericho, Jushin Liger, Gran Naniwa, & Dr Wagner Jr.
- NJPW Sumo Hall (August 1, '97) = Takaiwa & Kendo Kashin were beaten by Kazuyuki Fujita & Takashi Iizuka.
- NJPW Sumo Hall (August 2, '97) = Takaiwa, Shinjiro Ohtani, & Koji Kanemoto fell to Jushin Liger, Norio Honaga, & El Samurai.
- NJPW Sumo Hall (August 3, '97) = Takaiwa pinned El Samurai.
- NJPW The Four Heaven (August 10, '97) = Takaiwa, Junji Hirata, Takashi Iizuka, Osamu Kido, & Tadao Yasuda defeated Tatsutoshi Goto, Kengo Kimura, Akira Nogami, Michiyoshi Ohara, & Akitoshi Saito.
- NJPW Budokan Hall (September 23, '97) = Takaiwa lost to the J Crown Champion, Shinjiro Ohtani.
- NJPW Final Battle Hall (November 2, '97) = Takaiwa & Koji Kanemoto fell to Jushin Liger & Tiger King.
- NJPW Power Hall In Tokyo Dome (January 4, '98) = Takaiwa was pinned by Riki Choshu.
- NJPW Budokan Hall (February 15, '98) = Takaiwa, Shinjiro Ohtani, & Koji Kanemoto lost to Kendo Kashin, Jushin Liger, & El Samurai.
- NJPW The Inoki Final (April 4, '98) = Takaiwa took down Koji Kanemoto.
- NJPW Best of the Super Junior '98 (May/June) = Takaiwa competed in the league, which was won by Koji Kanemoto.
- NJPW Budokan Hall (June 5, '98) = Takaiwa, Shinjiro Ohtani, Koji Kanemoto, Masakazu Fukuda, & Kaz Hayashi lost an "Elimination" Match to Kendo Kashin, Jushin Liger, El Samurai, Hayato Nanjyo, & Dr Wagner Jr.
- NJPW Sumo Hall (July 31, '98) = Takaiwa & Shinjiro Ohtani defeated Koji Kanemoto & Dr Wagner Jr.
- NJPW Sumo Hall (August 1, '98) = Takaiwa & Shinjiro Ohtani were beaten by Kendo Kashin & Yuji Yasuraoka.
- NJPW Sumo Hall (August 2, '98) = Takaiwa & Shinjiro Ohtani took down Jushin Liger & El Samurai.
- NJPW IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag-Team Title League (August '98) = Takaiwa & Shinjiro Ohtani defeated Koji Kanemoto & Dr Wagner Jr in the finals of the league to become the first IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag-Team Champions.
- NJPW Wrestling World '99 (January 4) = Takaiwa & Shinjiro Ohtani lost the IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag-Team Titles to Kendo Kashin & Dr Wagner Jr.
- NJPW St Valentine's Day Massacre (February 14, '99) = Takaiwa, Shinjiro Ohtani, Koji Kanemoto, Kendo Kashin, & Dr Wagner Jr won a "Three Falls" Match over Jushin Liger, Masaaki Mochizuki, Masao Orihara, El Samurai, & the Great Sasuke.
- NJPW Strong Style Symphony (April 10, '99) = Takaiwa pinned Minoru Tanaka.
- NJPW Best of the Super Junior '99 (May/June) = Takaiwa competed in the league, which was won by Kendo Kashin.
- NJPW Budokan Hall (June 8, '99) = Takaiwa, Shinjiro Ohtani, Masao Orihara, & Dr Wagner Jr lost to Jushin Liger, Gran Hamada, Minoru Tanaka, & El Samurai.
- NJPW Sumo Hall (August 14, '99) = Takaiwa & Koji Kanemoto defeated Jushin Liger & El Samurai.
- NJPW Battle of Last Summer (August 28, '99) = Takaiwa & Shinjiro Ohtani retained the IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag-Team Titles, beating Jushin Liger & El Samurai.
- NJPW Budokan Hall (September 23, '99) = Takaiwa lost to the IWGP Junior Heavyweight Champion, Kendo Kashin.
- NJPW Final Dome '99 (October 11) = Takaiwa & Shinjiro Ohtani stayed the IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Champs, winning over Koji Kanemoto & Minoru Tanaka.
- NJPW Wrestling World '00 (January 4) = Takaiwa & Shinjiro Ohtani kept the IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag-Team Titles, defeating Kendo Kashin & Minoru Tanaka.
- NJPW Sumo Hall (February 20, '00) = Takaiwa & Shinjiro Ohtani fell to Kendo Kashin & Dr Wagner Jr.
- NJPW Wrestling Dontaku '00 (May 5) = Takaiwa, Shinjiro Ohtani, Koji Kanemoto, & Kendo Kashin beat Jushin Liger, Minoru Tanaka, Sumo Dandy Fuji, & CIMA.
- NJPW Best of the Super Junior '00 (May/June) = Takaiwa beat Shinjiro Ohtani in the finals to win the league.
- NJPW Sumo Hall (August 11, '00) = Takaiwa was forced to submit to Yutaka Yoshie in the G1 Climax '00 League.
- NJPW Sumo Hall (August 12, '00) = Takaiwa defeated Shiro Koshinaka.
- NJPW Sumo Hall (August 13, '00) = Takaiwa, Shinjiro Ohtani, & Koji Kanemoto were beaten by Jushin Liger, Kendo Kashin, & El Samurai.
- NJPW Do Judge (October 9, '00) = Takaiwa retained the IWGP Junior Heavyweight Championship, pinning Koji Kanemoto.
- NJPW Wrestling World '01 (January 4) = Takaiwa & Shinya Makabe fell to Koji Kanemoto & Minoru Tanaka.
- NJPW Sumo Hall (February 18, '01) = Takaiwa, Koji Kanemoto, & Minoru Tanaka took down Silver King, Dr Wagner Jr, & El Samurai.
- Zero-One Fighting Athlete (March 2, '01) = Takaiwa & Alexander Otsuka were beaten by Takao Omori & Yoshihiro Takayama.
- Zero-One True Century Creation (April 18, '01) = Takaiwa pinned Naomichi Marufuji.
- Zero-One Shingeki (June 14, '01) = Takaiwa & Alexander Otsuka lost to Gerard Gordeau & Igor Meindert.
- Zero-One Shingeki II (August 30, '01) = Takaiwa fell to Yoji Anjoh.
- Zero-One Shingeki III (October 25, '01) = Takaiwa was forced to submit to Yoshiaki Fujiwara.
- Zero-One True Century Creation II (March 2, '02) = Takaiwa pinned KENTA.
- Zero-One Community Center PPV (May 3, '02) = Takaiwa lost to Wataru Sakata.
- Zero-One Sumo Hall (July 7, '02) = Takaiwa took down Dick Togo.
- Zero-One W-1 Junior Heavyweight Tournament (November/December '02) = Takaiwa lost in the first round to Naohiro Hoshikawa. Wataru Sakata won the tournament.
- AJPW Budokan Hall (December 6, '02) = Takaiwa lost to the AJPW Junior Heavyweight Champion, Kendo Kashin.
- Zero-One Sumo Hall (December 15, '02) = Takaiwa & Masato Tanaka won over Frankie Kazarian & Low-Ki.
- Zero-One Korakuen Hall (January 5, '03) = Takaiwa & 200% Machine beat Kohei Sato & Hirotaka Yokoi.
- NOAH Differ Cup Junior Heavyweight Tag-Team Tournament '03 (February) = Takaiwa & Yoshihito Sasaki defeated Ikuto Hidaka & Masao Orihara and Mikami & Kudo, before losing in the finals to Ultimo Dragon & Yossino.
- Zero-One True Century Creation III (March 2, '03) = Takaiwa & Vansack Acid defeated Paul London & Low-Ki.
- Zero-One Sumo Hall (July 6, '03) = Takaiwa & Wataru Sakata fell to Kendo Kashin & Satoshi Kojima.
- NOAH GHC Junior Heavyweight Tag-Team Title Tournament (July '03) = Takaiwa & Yoshihito Sasaki won over Ricky Marvin & Superstar Steve, then fell to the eventual winners, Naomichi Marufuji & KENTA.
- Zero-One Sumo Hall (December 14, '03) = Takaiwa, Don Arakawa, & Yoshiaki Fujiwara took down Vansack Acid, Ikuto Hidaka, & Yoshito Sasaki. Later on, Takaiwa, Shinya Hashimoto, Osamu Namiguchi, Yoshito Sasaki, Kohei Sato, Shinsuke Yamagasa, & Hirotaka Yokoi won a "Gang War" Match over Riki Choshu, Tomohiro Ishii, Takashi Uwano, & Ichiro Yaguchi.
- Zero-One Manifesto-1 (February 29, '04) = Takaiwa, Naohiro Hoshikawa, Jun Kasai, Osamu Roko, & Akashi fell to CW Anderson, Steve Corino, Kintaro Kanemura, Tetsuhiro Kuroda, & Yoshito Sasaki.
- Zero-One W-1 Junior Heavyweight Tournament '04 (April) = Takaiwa beat Tomohiro Ishii in the finals to win the league, and become the first Tenka-ichi Junior Heavyweight Champion.
- Zero-One Korakuen Hall (August 1, '04) = Takaiwa, Ikuto Hidaka, & Tomohiro Ishii defeated Josh Daniels, Leonardo Spanky, & Super Crazy.
- NOAH Great Voyage '05 (January 8) = Takaiwa lost to the NOAH GHC Junior Heavyweight Champion, Yoshinobu Kanemaru.
- Hustle 7 (February 11, '05) = Takaiwa, Tetsuhiro Kuroda, & Masato Tanaka lost a "Hardcore" Match to Riki Choshu, Tomohiro Ishii, & Kintaro Kanemura.
- NOAH Budokan Hall (March 5, '05) = Takaiwa & Shinjiro Ohtani beat Mitsuharu Misawa & Kotaro Suzuki.
- Zero-One W-1 Junior Heavyweight Tournament '05 (May) = Takaiwa lost in the semi-finals to the eventual winner, Yoshihito Sasaki.
- NJPW Toukon Souzou New Chapter (October 8, '05) = Takaiwa & Yoshihito Sasaki defeated Koji Kanemoto & Wataru Inoue.
- NJPW Toukon Shidou Chapter 1 (January 4, '06) = Takaiwa & Tomohiro Ishii lost to Tiger Mask IV & Minoru.
- Zero-One W-1 Junior Heavyweight Tournament '06 (August) = Takaiwa beat Gentaro, then fell to the eventual winner, Minoru Fujita.
- NOAH Budokan Hall (April 28, '07) = Takaiwa lost the NOAH GHC Junior Heavyweight Title to Mushiking Terry.
- NJPW Wrestle Kingdom in Tokyo Dome II (January 4, '08) = Takaiwa, Katsushi Takemura, Masato Tanaka, & Yutaka Yoshie beat Takashi Iizuka, Koji Kanemoto, Ryusuke Taguchi, & Tiger Mask.
- Zero One Miracle Rocket - 2nd Impact (April 6, '08) = Takaiwa & Takao Omori fell to Riki Choshu & Jushin Liger.
- NJPW Best of the Super Juniors '08 (May/June) = Takaiwa competed in the league, which was won by Wataru Inoue.

Title Summary:
- NJPW IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag-Team Champion w/ Shinjiro Ohtani (8/08/98 - 1/04/99)
- WAR International Junior Heavyweight Tag-Team Champion w/ Shinjiro Ohtani (12/11/98 - 3/01/99)
- NJPW IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag-Team Champion(2) w/ Shinjiro Ohtani (7/13/99 - 6/25/00)
- NJPW IWGP Junior Heavyweight Champion (7/20/00 - 10/29/00)
- NOAH GHC Junior Heavyweight Champion (10/19/01 - 12/09/01)
- Zero-One/UPW/World-1 International Junior Heavyweight Champion (5/16/04 - 12/18/04)
- NWA International Lightweight Tag-Team Champion w/ Tomohiro Ishii (6/04/04 - 9/19/04)
- Zero-One-Max (Disputed) World Junior Light Heavyweight Champion (6/24/06 - 7/27/06)
- AWA/Zero-One-Max/UPW/World-1 International Junior Heavyweight Champion(2) (7/27/06)
- AWA World Junior Heavyweight Champion (2/18/07 - 5/06/07)

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