Atsushi Onita - Pro Wrestler Profile

On this page, you find the full wrestling profile of Atsushi Onita, with his Career History, real name, age, height and weight, the Promotions he worked for, all the Face/Heel turns, the Championship Titles he won, his Finishers, Theme Songs, Tag Teams and Stables, his appearance changes through the years, and more.

Atsushi Onita (大仁田 厚) was born in Nagasaki, Nagasaki, Japan on October 25, 1957, and he is currently 66 years old.

He is currently a Part Time Wrestler and Promoter, working for FMW, DDT and Independent promotions, under the ring name of Atsushi Onita.

Among many things, Onita is self-proclaimed to have slept with over 20,000 women, is documented having wrestled in Afghanistan for charity, come in and out of retirement numerous times, has his own DS game about teaching politics for kids, and be credited for kickstarting the Japanese deathmatch wrestling scene.

Profile Info

  • Gender Male
  • Real Name Atsushi Onita (大仁田 厚)
  • Ring Names
    • Atsushi Onita ( February 22, 1982 - Present)
    • The Great Nita ( December 1, 1994 - May 1, 1995)
    • Mr. Onita ( March 21, 1981 - February 21, 1982)
    • Atsushi Onita ( April 14, 1974 - March 20, 1981)
  • Born October 25, 1957 (age 66)
  • Nationality Nationality: JapanJapan
  • Birth Place Nagasaki, Nagasaki, Japan
  • Billed From
    • Nagasaki, Nagasaki, Japan
  • Height 5 ft 11 in (181 cm)
  • Weight
    • 218 lbs (99 kg)
  • Nicknames Mr. Liar; Padre del Deathmatch
  • Notes Among many things, Onita is self-proclaimed to have slept with over 20,000 women, is documented having wrestled in Afghanistan for charity, come in and out of retirement numerous times, has his own DS game about teaching politics for kids, and be credited for kickstarting the Japanese deathmatch wrestling scene.

Career History

  • Roles
    • Part Time Wrestler ( March 26, 2005 - Present)
    • Promoter ( October 6, 1989 - Present)
    • Coach ( January 1, 1981 - May 11, 2012)
    • Politician ( July 29, 2001 - June 23, 2007)
    • Wrestler ( December 11, 1998 - September 23, 2003)
    • Part Time Wrestler ( December 11, 1996 - December 10, 1998)
    • Actor ( May 6, 1995 - June 30, 1996)
    • Wrestler ( October 6, 1989 - May 5, 1995)
    • Wrestler ( April 14, 1974 - January 3, 1985)
  • Companies / Promotions
    Promotionfromto
    Promotion Frontier Martial-Arts WrestlingFMW July 4, 2021 Present
    Promotion DDT Pro-WrestlingDDT January 13, 2020 Present
    Promotion INDY December 11, 1998 Present
    Promotion All Japan Pro WrestlingAJPW September 18, 2022 September 3, 2023
    Promotion Big Japan Pro WrestlingBJW August 25, 2019 March 26, 2020
    Promotion World Wonder Ring StardomSTARDOM December 2, 2018 February 11, 2019
    Promotion Frontier Martial-Arts WrestlingFMW April 3, 2015 April 8, 2018
    Promotion Pro Wrestling Zero1ZERO1 July 24, 2016 September 24, 2017
    Promotion Combat Zone WrestlingCZW August 5, 2017 August 5, 2017
    Promotion All Japan Pro WrestlingAJPW November 27, 2016 June 20, 2017
    Promotion Pro Wrestling Zero1ZERO1 July 8, 2012 July 28, 2015
    Promotion New Japan Pro WrestlingNJPW January 4, 1999 August 28, 1999
    Promotion Frontier Martial-Arts WrestlingFMW December 11, 1996 November 20, 1998
    Promotion Extreme Championship WrestlingECW June 27, 1998 June 27, 1998
    Promotion Frontier Martial-Arts WrestlingFMW October 6, 1989 May 5, 1995
    Promotion Michinoku Pro WrestlingMICHINOKU September 28, 1993 December 26, 1993
    Promotion All Japan Pro WrestlingAJPW April 15, 1974 January 3, 1985
    Promotion Consejo Mundial de Lucha LibreCMLL March 12, 1982 May 7, 1982
    Promotion National Wrestling AllianceNWA October 27, 1981 March 7, 1982
  • Face / Heel Turns
    Alignmentfromto
    Tweener August 29, 1999 Present
    Heel January 4, 1999 August 28, 1998
    Face December 22, 1997 January 3, 1999
    Heel September 30, 1997 December 21, 1997
    Face March 7, 1982 September 29, 1997
    Tweener April 14, 1974 March 6, 1982
  • Images
    Jul 2012
    Jul 2012
    Jun 2007
    Jun 2007
    Jul 2001
    Jul 2001
    Sep 1997
    Sep 1997
    Jan 1991
    Jan 1991
    Oct 1981
    Oct 1981
    Jan 1977
    Jan 1977
    Apr 1974
    Apr 1974

  • Finishers
    • Thunder Fire Powerbomb - High angle Powerbomb ( October 6, 1989 - Present)
    • DDO - Flowing snap DDT ( April 14, 1974 - Present)
  • Theme Songs
    • Theme Song "Wild Things (X Version/FMW Remix)" by the Troggs - Single ( October 6, 1989 - Present)
    • Theme Song "Superstar" by Don Ellis - Single ( April 15, 1974 - January 3, 1985)

Titles & Accomplishments

  • Titles Won

    Frontier Martial-Arts Wrestling

    • 7 FMW Brass Knuckles Heavyweight Championship
    • 4 FMW Brass Knuckles Tag Team Championship (1 with Tarzan Goto, 1 with Mitsuhiro Matsunaga, 1 with Mr. Gannosuke, 1 with W*ING Kanemura)
    • 4 FMW World Street Fight 6-Man Tag Team Championship (1 with Tetsuhiro Kuroda & Hido, 1 with Koji Nakagawa & Tetsuhiro Kuroda, 1 with Masato Tanaka & Hideki Hosaka, 1 with Hideki Hosaka & Sean Guinness)
    • 1 United States Championship

    All Japan Pro Wrestling

    • 3 All Asia Tag Team Championship (1 with Masanobu Fuchi, 1 with Yoshitatsu, 1 with Toy Kojima)
    • 1 NWA International Junior Heavyweight Championship

    Continental Wrestling Association

    • 3 AWA Southern Tag Team Championship (with Masanobu Fuchi)

    Empresa Mexicana de Lucha Libre

    • 1 NWA International Junior Heavyweight Championship

    Mid-Atlantic Championship Wrestling

    • 1 NWA International Junior Heavyweight Championship

    Onita Pro

    • 2 Barbed-Wire Street Fight 6-Man Tag Team Championship (1 with with Shigeo Okumura & Mitsunobu Kikuzawa, 1 with Exciting Yoshida & Mitsunobu Kikuzawa)

    Pro Wrestling Zero1

    • 3 Blast King Championship
    • 1 Blast King Tag Team Championship (with Chigusa Nagayo)
  • Other Accomplishments
    • Wrestling Observer Newsletter Hall of Fame induction (class of 1996)
    • FMW Barbed Wire Deathmatch Tournament Winner (1991)
    • FMW World's Strongest Tag Team Tournament Winner (1992 – with Tarzan Goto)
    • FMW Street Fight Tag Team Tournament Winner (1992 – with Grigory Verichev)
    • FMW Six Man Tag Team Tournament Winner (1994 – with Tarzan Goto & Sambo Asako)
    • WAR Six Man Tag Team Tournament Winner (1994 - with Genichiro Tenryu & Crusher Bam Bam Bigelow)
    • Tokyo Sports Awards
      • Wrestler of the Year (1990)
      • Best Tag Team Award (2015 - with Chigusa Nagayo)
      • Match of the Year (1990 - vs. Tarzan Goto on 08/04; 1994 - with Tarzan Goto vs. Genichiro Tenryu & Ashura Hara on 03/02)
      • Effort Award (1979)
      • Fighting Spirit Award (2014)
      • Outstanding Performance Award (1991)
      • Special Award (1989)
      • Topic Award (1991)
    • WON Best Babyface (1993, 1994)
    • WON Most Charismatic (1994)

Relations

  • Tag Teams & Stables
    • Team Zero - Hideki Hosanna, Mr. Pogo #2/Gosaku Goshogawara, Tetsuhiro Kuroda, Yoshinori Sasaki ( August 21, 1998 - December 11, 1998)
    • ZEN - Mike Awesome, Hido, Hideki Hosaka/Great Nita/Great Fake, Hisakatsu Oya, Koji Nakagawa, Mr. Gannosuke, Tetsuhiro Kuroda, Yukihiro Kanemura ( September 30, 1997 - May 5, 1998)
    • Atsushi Onita & Masanobu Fuchi - Masanobu Fuchi ( June 10, 1984 - November 26, 1984)
    • Mr. Fuchi & Mr. Onita - Masanobu Fuchi ( March 21, 1981 - February 21, 1982)

Atsushi Onita Game Appearances

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