Emi Sakura - Pro Wrestler Profile

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

Emi Motokawa (元川 恵美) was born in Kimitsu, Chiba, Japan on October 4, 1976, and she is currently 47 years old.

She is currently working for AEW and Independent promotions, under the ring name of Emi Sakura.

She is the Founder of Ice Ribbon and Gatoh Move Pro Wrestling.

Profile Info

  • Gender Female
  • Real Name Emi Motokawa (元川 恵美)
  • Ring Names
    • Emi Sakura ( March 21, 2003 - Present)
    • Emi Motokawa ( August 17, 1995 - March 23, 2003)
  • Born October 4, 1976 (age 47)
  • Nationality Nationality: JapanJapan
  • Birth Place Kimitsu, Chiba, Japan
  • Billed From
    • Chiba, Japan
  • Height 5 ft 1 in (156 cm)
  • Weight
    • 150 lbs (68 kg)
  • Notes She is the Founder of Ice Ribbon and Gatoh Move Pro Wrestling.

Career History

  • Roles
    • Wrestler ( August 17, 1995 - Present)
  • Promotions / Brands
    Promotionfromto
    Promotion All Elite WrestlingAEW May 25, 2019 Present
    Promotion INDY August 17, 1995 Present
    Promotion All Japan Women's Pro-WrestlingAJW March 21, 2003 December 23, 2003
    Promotion All Japan Women's Pro-WrestlingAJW December 8, 1996 November 29, 1998
  • Face / Heel Turns
    Alignmentfromto
    Heel February 22, 2021 Present
    Face August 17, 1995 February 21, 2021
  • Images History
    Aug 2023
    Aug 2023
    May 2019
    May 2019
    Dec 1996
    Dec 1996

  • Finishers
    • Ice Driver - Double Underhook Overhead Gutwrench flipped sideways into a Facebuster ( August 17, 1995 - Present)
    • Nyan Nyan Press - 450° Splash ( August 17, 1995 - Present)
    • La Magistral - Arm Wrench Inside Cradle Pin ( August 17, 1995 - Present)
  • Theme Songs
    • Theme Song "Sakura Go Round" by Ice Ribbon-Project - Single ( April 23, 2016 - Present)
    • Theme Song "Sakura Ebichu" by Ice Ribbon-Project - Single ( October 15, 2006 - April 22, 2016)

Titles & Accomplishments

  • All Japan Women's Pro-Wrestling

    • 1 AJW Championship

    American Wrestling Federation

    • 1 AWF World Women's Championship

    Dramatic Dream Team / DDT Pro-Wrestling

    • 5 Ironman Heavymetalweight Championship

    Gatoh Move Pro Wrestling

    • 2 Asia Dream Tag Team Championship (1 with Masahiro Takanashi, 1 with Kaori Yoneyama)

    Ice Ribbon

    • 2 ICE×60 Championship
    • 5 International Ribbon Tag Team Championship (1 with Kaori Yoneyama, 1 with Nanae Takahashi, 1 with Ray, 1 with Makoto, 1 with Tsukushi)
    • 1 Ice Ribbon 24 no Hitomi Championship

    International Wrestling Association of Japan

    • 2 AWF World Women's Championship
    • 4 IWA Triple Crown Championship
    • 1 IWA World Heavyweight Championship
    • 1 IWA World Junior Heavyweight Championship

    JWP Joshi Puroresu

    • 2 Daily Sports Women's Tag Team Championship (with Kaori Yoneyama)
    • 1 JWP Openweight Championship
    • 2 JWP Tag Team Championship (with Kaori Yoneyama)

    NEO Japan Ladies Pro Wrestling

    • 1 NEO Single Championship
    • 1 NEO Tag Team Championship (with Yoshiko Tamura)
    • 1 NWA Women's Pacific Championship

    Pro-Wrestling: EVE

    • 1 Pro-Wrestling: EVE Championship

    Three Count Wrestling

    • 1 Three Count Women’s Championship
  • Other Accomplishments
    • Gatoh Move 6th Go-Go Green Curry Koppun Cup Winner (2018)
    • NEO Mid Summer Tag Tournament VIII Winner (2009 – with Nanae Takahashi)
    • JWP Best Bout Award (2012 - with Kaori Yoneyama vs. Arisa Nakajima & Command Bolshoi on 08/19)
    • JWP Enemy Award (2009, 2012)
    • Tokyo Sports Joshi Puroresu Grand Prize (2009)

Relations

  • Tag Teams & Stables
    • Emi Sakura & Masahiro Takanashi - Masahiro Takanashi ( December 15, 2007 - March 22, 2020)
    • HMK - Hanako Nakamori, Maury, Kaori Yoneyama ( October 7, 2012 - January 27, 2013)
  • Managers Lulu PencilLulu PencilMei SurugaMei Suruga

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