Masato Yoshino



Height: 5'6"

Weight: 159 lbs

Real Name: Masato Yoshino

DOB: 7/17/1980

Hometown: Higashiosaka, Osaka, Japan

Other Names: Sexy Tarzan, Speed Star, Dr. Muscle(Dragon Gate), YOSSINO(Dragon Gate)

Wrestler Since: 2000

Finishing Maneuver: Lightning Spiral, Sol Naciente, Sol Naciente Kai, Byakuya

Previous PWI 500 Rankings: #197(2011), #137(2008), #125(2007), #270(2006), #248(2004), #220(2003)

Other Related Websites:
Masato Yoshino - Cagematch Bio
Masato Yoshino - Puroresufan.Com
Masato Yoshino - Wikipedia Bio

History: (Under Construction)

Pay-Per-View/Show Summary: (23 - 14)
- Toryumon 5th Anniversary Show (June 29, '03) = YOSSINO retained the NWA Welterweight Title, beating K-Ness.
- Toryumon 6th Anniversary Show (July 4, '04) = YOSSINO was pinned by CIMA.
- Dragon Gate Gate of Sanctuary (September 17, '04) = YOSSINO & Milano Collection AT fell to Don Fujii & Taru.
- Dragon Gate Open The Triangle Gate Title League '04 (October/November) = YOSSINO, Milano Collection AT, & Anthony W. Mori won in the finals over Shuji Kondo, Takuya Sugawara, & Brother Yasshi.
- Dragon Gate Gate of Legend (December 16, '04) = YOSSINO, Milano Collection AT, & Anthony W. Mori retained the Open The Triangle Gate Title, winning over Shuji Kondo, Takuya Sugawara, & Brother Yasshi.
- Dragon Gate Open The Brave Gate Title Tournament (March 13, '05) = YOSSINO took down K-Ness and Psycho, then lost in the finals to Naruki Doi.
- Dragon Gate Pro Wrestling Festival '05 (July 3) = Masato Yoshino & Shingo Takagi beat Yuji Hino & Super X.
- Dragon Gate Open The Brave Gate Title League '06 (February/March) = Yoshino won a "Three Way Finals" Match over Naoki Tanisaki and the Dragon Kid to win the league.
- RoH Dragon Gate Challenge (March 30, '06) = Blood Generation (Yoshino, Naruki Doi, & CIMA) defeated Generation Next (Austin Aries, Roderick Strong, & Jack Evans).
- RoH Supercard of Honor (March 31, '06) = Blood Generation fell to Do Fixer (Ryo Saito, Genki Horiguchi, & Dragon Kid).
- RoH Better Than Our Best (April 1, '06) = Yoshino & the Embassy (Jimmy Rave & Alex Shelley) took down Do Fixer (Ryo Saito, Genki Horiguchi, & Dragon Kid).
- Dragon Gate Pro Wrestling Festival '06 (July 2) = Speed Muscle (Yoshino & Naruki Doi), Naoki Tanisaki, Dr. Muscle, & Gamma won over Don Fujii, Yasushi Kanda, & Generation Next (Jack Evans, Roderick Strong, & Matt Sydal).
- Dragon Gate International Junior Heavyweight Tag-Team Title Tournament '06 (August 6) = Yoshino was "Dr. Muscle" in the second round of the tournament, teaming with Gamma to defeat Ryo Saito & the Dragon Kid. Masaaki Mochizuki & Don Fujii won the tournament.
- Dragon Gate Open The Triangle Gate Title League '06 (August) = Yoshino, Magnitude Kishiwada, & Gamma competed in the league, which was won by Jack Evans, BxB Hulk, & CIMA.
- Dragon Gate King of Gate (December 22, '06) = Speed Muscle & Magnitude Kishiwada beat Taku Iwasa, Takayuki Mori, & Akira Tozawa.
- Dragon Gate Memorial Gate (March 25, '07) = Speed Muscle & Gamma fell to Susumu Yokosuka, Ryo Saito, & CIMA.
- Dragon Gate Pro Wrestling Festival '07 (July 1) = Speed Muscle & Magnitude Kishiwada lost to the Open The Triangle Gate Champions, Shingo Takagi, Cyber Kong, & BxB Hulk.
- Dragon Gate Summer Adventure Tag-Team League '07 (August) = Speed Muscle beat Taku Iwasa & Kenichiro Arai in the semi-finals, then took down Shingo Takagi & Cyber Kong to win the league.
- Dragon Gate Storm Gate (September 22, '07) = Yoshino won the Open The Brave Gate Title, forcing Yasushi Kanda to submit.
- Dragon Gate The Gate of Destiny (November 25, '07) = Speed Muscle retained the Open The Twin Gates Tag-Team Titles, winning over Ryo Saito & Susumu Yokosuka.
- Dragon Gate The Gate of Generation (March 20, '08) = Yoshino lost to the Open The Dream Gate Champion, CIMA.
- Dragon Gate Open The Brave Gate Title Tournament (April '08) = Yoshino lost in the first round to Anthony W. Mori. Gamma won the tournament.
- Dragon Gate Dead Or Alive (May 5, '08) = Yoshino competed in a "Six-Way Survival Cage" Match, which was lost by Yasushi Kanda (who had his head shaved).
- TNA Victory Road '08 (July 13) = Team Japan (Yoshino, Milano Collection AT, & Puma) lost a "World X Cup Semi-Finals Elimination Tag-Team" Match to Team TNA (Curry Man & the Motor City Machine Guns). The other participants were Team International (Tyson Dux, Alex Koslov, & Doug Williams) and Team Mexico (Averno, Rey Bucanero, & Ultimo Guerrero). Team Mexico later won the World X Cup.
- Dragon Gate Pro Wrestling Festival '08 (July 27) = The Muscle Outlaws & Naoki Tanisaki lost an "Elimination" Match to the Open The Triangle Gate Champions, Yasushi Kanda, Gamma, & Yamato. Anthony W. Mori, Masaaki, & the Dragon Kid were the other participants.
- Dragon Gate Summer Adventure Tag League '08 (August) = The Muscle Outlaws beat Ryo Saito & Susumu Yokosuka in the semis, then won the league by defeating Shingo Takagi & the Dragon Kid.
- RoH Battle of the Best (September 13, '08) = The Muscle Outlaws & BxB Hulk fell to El Generico, SHINGO, & the Dragon Kid.
- PWG Battle of Los Angeles '08, Stage One (November 1) = Yoshino won a "Three-Way First Round" Match over Nick Jackson and El Generico.
- PWG Battle of Los Angeles '08, Stage Two (November 2) = Yoshino lost a "Quarterfinals" Match to the eventual tournament winner, Low Ki.
- CHIKARA Chikarasaurus Rex: King Of Show (July 25, '10) = The Muscle Outlaws & BxB Hulk fell to Mike Quackenbush, Hallowicked, & Jigsaw.
- Dragon Gate USA Bushido: Code of the Warrior (October 29, '10) = Yoshino, as the Open The Dream Gate Champion, won a "Non-Title" Match over Austin Aries.
- Dragon Gate USA Freedom Fight '10 (October 30) = Yoshino defeated YAMATO.
- PWG Kurt Russellreunion 3 (January 29, '12) = Yoshino, El Generico, & PAC won the "Never-In-Your-Wildest-Dreams II" Match over Akira Tozawa & Appetite For Destruction.

Title Summary:
- UWA World Trios Champion w/ Milano Collection AT & Brother Yasshi (9/08/2002 - 5/16/2003)
- UWA World Trios Champion(2) w/ Milano Collection AT & Condotti Shuji (8/30/2003 - 9/2003)
- NWA World Welterweight Champion (3/22/2003 - 6/20/2004)
- Dragon Gate Open The Triangle Gate Champion w/ Anthony W. Mori & Milano Collection AT (11/07/2004 - 2/23/2005)
- Dragon Gate Open The Triangle Gate Champion(2) w/ Magnitude Kishiwada & CIMA (7/12/2005 - 5/27/2006)
- Dragon Gate Open The Brave Gate Champion (3/19/2006 - 2/12/2007)
- Dragon Gate Open The Triangle Gate Champion(3) w/ Naruki Doi & Gamma (11/19/2006 - 12/26/2006)
- Dragon Gate Open The Triangle Gate Champion(4) w/ Naruki Doi & Gamma (1/21/2007 - 3/25/2007)
- Dragon Gate Open The Triangle Gate Champion(5) w/ Naruki Doi & Magnitude Kishiwada (7/22/2007 - 9/09/2007)
- Dragon Gate Open The Brave Gate Champion(2) (9/22/2007 - 4/13/2008)
- Dragon Gate I-J Heavyweight Tag-Team Champion w/ Naruki Doi (10/12/2007)
- Dragon Gate Open The Twin Gate Champion w/ Naruki Doi (10/12/2007 - 2/08/2008)
- NOAH GHC Junior Heavyweight Tag-Team Champion w/ Naruki Doi (11/24/2007 - 1/15/2008)
- Dragon Gate Open The Brave Gate Champion(3) (6/29/2008)
- Dragon Gate Open The Twin Gate Champion(2) w/ Naruki Doi (9/26/2008 - 10/05/2008)
- Dragon Gate Open The Brave Gate Champion(3) (10/12/2008 - 3/22/2009)
- Dragon Gate Open The Triangle Gate Champion(6) w/ BxB Hulk & PAC (6/07/2009 - 10/14/2009)
- Dragon Gate Open The Dream Gate Champion (7/11/2010 - 4/14/2011)
- Dragon Gate Open The United Gate Champion w/ PAC (1/30/2011 - 9/11/2011)
- Dragon Gate Open The Triangle Gate Champion(7) w/ Gamma & YAMATO (6/18/2011 - 9/02/2011)

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