Yamato



Height: 5'8"

Weight: 180 lbs

Real Name: Masato Onodera

DOB: 9/10/1981

Hometown: Ichinoseki, Iwate, Japan

Other Names: Masato Onodera, Yamato Onodera(Dragon Gate), YAMATO(Dragon Gate/DGUSA)

Wrestler Since: 2006

Finishing Maneuver: Cross Bone Vanguard, Doujime Sleeper, Gallaria, Mushakaeshi

Previous PWI 500 Rankings: #98(2011)

Other Related Websites:
Yamato - Wikipedia Bio

History: (Under Construction)

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- Dragon Gate Open The Triangle Gate Title League '06 (August) = Yamato Onodera, Kenichiro Arai, & Susumu Yokosuka competed in the league, which was won by Jack Evans, BxB Hulk, & Cima.
- Dragon Gate Crown Gate: Osaka Special (November 23, '06) = Yamato Onodera, Kenichiro Arai, & K-ness defeated Taku Iwasa, Takayuki Mori, & Akira Tozawa.
- Dragon Gate NEX-1 Tournament '07 (January) = Yamato Onodera took down Ape Kimada, Katsuo, and Cyber Kong to win the tournament.
- Dragon Gate Pro Wrestling Festival '07 (July 1) = Yamato & Jack Evans fell to Taku Iwasa & Akira Tozawa.
- Dragon Gate The Gate of Destiny '07 (November 25) = Yamato, BxB Hulk, & El Generico were beaten by Super Shisa, Anthony W. Mori, & PAC.
- Dragon Gate The Gate of Generation (March 20, '08) = Yamato was pinned by Naoki Tanizaki.
- Dragon Gate Dead or Alive '08 (May 5) = Yamato 'survived' a "Six-Way Survival Cage" Match by escaping the cage. Yasushi Kanda lost, which meant he got his head shaved.
- Dragon Gate Pro Wrestling Festival '08 (July 27) = Real Hazard (Yamato, Yasushi Kanda, & Gamma) retained the Open The Triangle Gate Titles, winning an "Elimination" Match over Naruki Doi, Noaki Tanisaki, & Masato Yoshino, Don Fujii, Magnitude Kishiwada, & Masaaki Mochizuki, and Anthony W. Mori, Dragon Kid, & PAC.
- Dragon Gate Summer Adventure Tag-Team League '08 (August) = Real Hazard (Yamato & Cyber Kong) lost in the semi-finals to Shingo Takagi & Dragon Kid. The Muscle Outlaws won the tournament.
- Dragon Gate The Gate of Destiny '08 (November 16) = Real Hazard (Yamato & Cyber Kong) stayed the Open The Twin Gate Champs, winning over Naruki Doi & Naoki Tanisaki.
- Dragon Gate King of Gate Tournament '08 (December) = Yamato lost in the first round to Don Fujii. Naruki Doi won the tournament.
- Dragon Gate The Final Gate '08 (December 28) = Real Hazard (Yamato & Cyber Kong) retained the Open The Twin Gate Titles, taking down Jushin Liger & Cima.
- Dragon Gate The Gate of Anniversary (March 22, '09) = Yamato, Yasushi Kanda, & Kenichiro Arai lost an "Elimination" Match to the Open The Triangle Gate Champions, Taku Iwasa, Shingo Takagi, & Dragon Kid. BxB Hulk, Naoki Tanisaki, & PAC were the other participants.
- Dragon Gate Dead Or Alive '09 (May 5) = Yamato fell to BxB Hulk.
- Dragon Gate Pro Wrestling Festival '09 (July 19) = Kamikaze (Yamato & Shingo Takagi) lost to the Open The Twin Gate Champions, Genki Horiguchi & Ryo Saito.
- Dragon Gate Summer Adventure Tag-Team League '09 (August) = Kamizake won, via DQ, over Kenichiro Arai & Yasushi Kanda, then beat Masaaki Mochizuki & Katsuhiko Nakajima to win the league.
- Dragon Gate The Gate of Destiny '09 (November 23) = Kamikaze kept the Open The Twin Gate Titles, winning over Don Fujii & Masaaki Mochizuki.
- Dragon Gate USA Untouchable '09 (September 6) = Yamato & Gran Akuma fell to Mike Quackenbush & Jigsaw.
- Dragon Gate USA Freedom Fight '09 (November 28) = Yamato took down Davey Richards. Later on, Yamato lost a "Four-Way Elimination" Match to BxB Hulk, who became the first Open The Freedom Gate Champion. Gran Akuma and Cima were the other participants.
- Dragon Gate The Final Gate '09 (December 27) = Kamikaze lost the Open The Twin Gate Titles to Cima & Gamma.
- Dragon Gate USA Fearless '10 (January 23) = Kamikaze lost an "Elimination" Match to The Muscle Outlaws. The Young Bucks were the other participants.
- Dragon Gate Compilation Gate (March 22, '10) = Yamato won the Open The Dream Gate Title, beating Naruki Doi.
- Dragon Gate USA Mercury Rising '10 (March 27) = Yamato retained the Open The Dream Gate Title, pinning Susumu Yokosuka.
- Dragon Gate King of Gate Tournament '10 (April) = Yamato lost in the first round to Masaaki Mochizuki. Shingo Takagi won the tournament.
- Dragon Gate Dead or Alive '10 (May 5) = Yamato stayed the Open The Dream Gate Champion, winning over Shingo Takagi.
- Dragon Gate USA Uprising '10 (May 8) = Kamikaze defeated Cima & The Dragon Kid.
- Dragon Gate Pro Wrestling Festival '10 (July 11) = Yamato lost the Open The Dream Gate Title to Masato Yoshino.
- Dragon Gate USA Enter The Dragon '10 (July 24) = Yamato, Gran Akuma, Jon Moxley, & Akira Tozawa lost an "Elimination" Match to Mike Quackenbush, Masato Yoshino, Hallowicked, & Jigsaw.
- Dragon Gate Summer Adventure Tag-Team League '10 (July/August) = Kamikaze lost in the semi-finals to the eventual winners, the Muscle Outlaws.
- Dragon Gate USA Untouchable '10 (September 25) = In a dark match, Yamato was forced to submit to Bryan Danielson.
- Dragon Gate USA Bushido: Code of the Warrior (October 29, '10) = Yamato & Akira Tozawa took down Genki Horiguchi & Cima.
- Dragon Gate USA Freedom Fight '10 (October 30) = Yamato lost to Masato Yoshino.
- Dragon Gate The Gate of Destiny '10 (November 23) = Yamato, Shingo Takagi, & Cyber Kong lost an "Elimination" Match to the Open The Triangle Gate Champions, Yasushi Kanda, Takuya Sugawara, & Naoki Tanizaki. Kenichiro Arai, Don Fujii, & Masaaki Mochizuki were the other participants.
- Dragon Gate The Final Gate '10 (December 26) = Yamato was pinned by BxB Hulk.
- Dragon Gate USA United: NYC (January 28, '11) = Yamato won the Open The Freedom Gate Title, defeating BxB Hulk.
- Dragon Gate USA United: Philly (January 29, '11) = Yamato took down Brodie Lee.
- Dragon Gate USA United We Stand (January 30, '11) = Yamato, Austin Aries, Sami Callihan, & Jimmy Jacobs were beaten by Naruki Doi, Cima, Ricochet, & Dragon Kid.
- Dragon Gate USA Mercury Rising '11 (April 2) = Yamato stayed the Open The Freedom Gate Champion, pinning Austin Aries.
- Dragon Gate USA Open The Ultimate Gate (April 3, '11) = Yamato retained the Open The Freedom Gate Title, beating Akira Tozawa.
- Dragon Gate Dead or Alive '11 (May 5) = Yamato lost to the Open The Dream Gate Champion, Masaaki Mochizuki.
- Dragon Gate King of Gate Tournament '11 (May) = Yamato beat Don Fujii, then fell to Cima. BxB Hulk won the tournament.
- Dragon Gate USA Fearless '11 (June 3) = Yamato & Akira Tozawa lost to the Open The United Gate Champions, Masato Yoshino & PAC.
- Dragon Gate USA Uprising '11 (June 4) = Yamato lost a "Four Way" Match to Cima. Johnny Gargano and Masato Yoshino were the other participants.
- Dragon Gate USA Enter The Dragon '11 (June 5) = Yamato kept the Open The Freedom Gate Championship, winning over PAC.
- Dragon Gate Pro Wrestling Festival '11 (July 17) = Junction Three (Yamato, Masato Yoshino, & Gamma) retained the Open The Triangle Gate Titles, beating Naruki Doi, Yasushi Kanda, & Cyber Kong.
- Dragon Gate Summer Adventure Tag-Team League '11 (August) = Yamato & Masaaki Mochizuki took down Genki Horiguchi & Ryo Saito, Naoki Tanizaki & Kzy, and Naruki Doi & Yasushi Kanda, before losing in the finals to Akira Tozawa & BxB Hulk.
- Dragon Gate USA Untouchable '11 (September 10) = Yamato defended the Open The Freedom Gate Title, beating Cima.
- Dragon Gate USA Way of the Ronin (September 11, '11) = Yamato & AR Fox were beaten by Sami Callihan & Arik Cannon.
- Dragon Gate The Gate of Destiny '11 (October 16) = Yamato lost a "Six-Man Survival Steel Cage" Match, which meant his head was shaved. The other participants were Cyber Kong, BxB Hulk, Shingo Takagi, Akira Tozawa, and Kagetora.
- Dragon Gate USA Revolt (November 11, '11) = Yamato won a "No Rope No Disqualification" Match over BxB Hulk.
- Dragon Gate USA Bushido: Code of the Warrior '11 (November 12) = Yamato retained the Open The Freedom Gate Title, forcing Chuck Taylor to submit.
- Dragon Gate USA Freedom Fight '11 (November 13) = Yamato lost the Open The Freedom Gate Title to Johnny Gargano.
- Dragon Gate Final Gate '11 (December 25) = Kamikaze lost to the Open The Twin Gate Champions, BxB Hulk & Akira Tozawa.

Title Summary:
- Dragon Gate Open The Triangle Gate Champion w/ Shingo Takagi & Gamma (5/14/2008 - 6/28/2008)
- Dragon Gate Open The Triangle Gate Champion(2) w/ Yasushi Kanda & Gamma (7/12/2008 - 9/28/2008)
- Dragon Gate Open The Twin Gate Champion w/ Cyber Kong (10/05/2008 - 3/01/2009)
- Dragon Gate Open The Twin Gate Champion(2) w/ Shingo Takagi (9/17/2009 - 12/27/2009)
- Dragon Gate Open The Dream Gate Champion (3/22/2010 - 7/11/2010)
- Dragon Gate Open The Triangle Gate Champion(3) w/ Masato Yoshino & Gamma (6/18/2010 - 9/02/2010)
- Dragon Gate USA Open The Freedom Gate Champion (1/28/2011 - 11/13/2011)

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