Gedo - Pro Wrestler Profile

On this page, you find the full wrestling profile of Gedo, 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.

Keiji Takayama (高山 圭司) was born in Musashimurayama, Tokyo, Japan on February 20, 1969, and he is currently 55 years old.

He is currently a Wrestler, Manager and Producer, working for NJPW on the Junior Heavyweight division, under the ring name of Gedo.

Currently, he is a member of the teams of Bullet Club, Far East Connection and Bullet Club War Dogs.

Profile Info

  • Gender Male
  • Real Name Keiji Takayama (高山 圭司)
  • Ring Names
    • Gedo ( February 19, 1993 - Present)
    • Masked C.T.U-G ( July 6, 2004 - August 26, 2007)
    • Bulldog K.T. ( June 1, 1990 - February 18, 1993)
    • Crush ( November 11, 1991 - June 14, 1992)
    • Takayama ( March 19, 1989 - September 29, 1991)
    • Black Aidoman ( March 1, 1990 - March 5, 1990)
  • Born February 20, 1969 (age 55)
  • Nationality Nationality: JapanJapan
  • Birth Place Musashimurayama, Tokyo, Japan
  • Billed From
    • Tokyo, Japan
  • Height 5 ft 8 in (172 cm)
  • Weight
    • 190 lbs (86 kg)
  • Nicknames Complete Fighter; Raintaker

Career History

  • Roles
    • Wrestler ( March 19, 1989 - Present)
    • Manager ( January 1, 2012 - Present)
    • Producer ( January 1, 2011 - Present)
  • Companies / Promotions
    Promotionfromto
    Promotion New Japan Pro WrestlingNJPWBrand Junior Heavyweight June 28, 2001 Present
    Promotion Pro Wrestling NOAHNOAH June 12, 2016 December 24, 2016
    Promotion Frontier Martial-Arts WrestlingFMW February 19, 1997 February 18, 2001
    Promotion Extreme Championship WrestlingECW March 3, 2000 March 12, 2000
    Promotion All Japan Pro WrestlingAJPW February 14, 1998 May 2, 1999
    Promotion Big Japan Pro WrestlingBJW June 3, 1997 February 3, 1998
    Promotion World Championship WrestlingWCW October 26, 1997 January 15, 1998
    Promotion Consejo Mundial de Lucha LibreCMLL February 19, 1993 July 6, 1993
  • Face / Heel Turns
    Alignmentfromto
    Heel October 8, 2018 Present
    Face April 23, 2009 October 7, 2018
    Heel June 28, 2001 April 22, 2009
  • Images
    Mar 2023
    Mar 2023
    Oct 2018
    Oct 2018
    Jun 2001
    Jun 2001
    Oct 1997
    Oct 1997
    Mar 1989
    Mar 1989

  • Finishers
    • Complete Shot - Reverse STO ( June 28, 2001 - Present)
    • Gedo Clutch - Double Leg Nelson ( June 3, 1997 - Present)
    • Super Fly - Frog splash ( March 19, 1989 - Present)
  • Theme Songs
    • Theme Song "Shot'Em" by [Q]Brick - with Bullet Club - Team ( October 8, 2018 - Present)
    • Theme Song "War Dogs" by [Q]Brick feat. Kensei Abbot - with Bullet Club War Dogs - Single ( June 4, 2023 - Present)
    • Theme Song "Whassup Dawg?" by Yonosuke Kitamura - with Jado - Team ( November 1, 2013 - March 13, 2022)
    • Theme Song "Caboose" by Sugar Ray - with Jado - Team ( June 28, 2001 - October 31, 2013)
    • Theme Song "Sharp Dressed Man" by ZZ Top - with Jado - Team ( January 1, 1992 - December 31, 2000)

Titles & Accomplishments

  • Titles Won

    New Japan Pro-Wrestling

    • 4 IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Championship (with Jado)

    Big Japan Pro Wrestling

    • 1 BJW Tag Team Championship (with Jado)

    Pro Wrestling NOAH

    • 1 GHC Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Championship (with Jado)

    Dragon Gate

    • 1 Dragon Gate I-J Heavyweight Tag Team Championship (with Jado)

    Frontier Martial-Arts Wrestling / World Entertainment Wrestling

    • 1 FMW Brass Knuckles Tag Team Championship (with Koji Nakagawa)
    • 1 FMW World Street Fight 6-Man Tag Team Championship (with Jado & Kodo Fuyuki)
    • 1 WEW World Tag Team Championship (with Jado)
    • 1 WEW Hardcore Tag Team Championship (with Jado)
    • 5 WEW 6-Man Tag Team Championship (1 with Kodo Fuyuki & Koji Nakagawa, 2 with Jado & Koji Nakagawa, 1 with Jado & Kaori Nakayama, 1 with Jado & Masato Tanaka)
    • 3 WEW Tag Team Championship (1 with Koji Nakagawa, 1 with Kodo Fuyuki, 1 with Masato Tanaka)

    Toryumon X

    • 1 UWA World Trios Championship (with Jado & Katsushi Takemura)

    Universal Wrestling Association

    • 4 UWA/UWF Intercontinental Tag Team Championship (2 with Punish, 1 with Pat Tanaka, 1 with Dick Togo)

    Wrestle Association "R"

    • 2 WAR International Junior Heavyweight Championship
    • 1 International Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Championship (with Lion Do)
    • 5 WAR World Six-Man Tag Team Championship (with Jado & Hiromichi Fuyuki)
  • Other Accomplishments
    • NJPW Super J Tag League Winner (2010 – with Jado)
    • NJPW IWGP Jr. Heavyweight Tag Team Title Match Entrance Tournament Winner (2003 – with Jado)
    • NJPW DREAM* Win Jr. Tag Team Tournament Winner (2002 – with El Samurai)
    • NJPW Jr. Triathlon Survivor Winner (2002 - with Jado & Koji Kanemoto)
    • WAR World Six-Man Tag Team Championship Tournament Winner (1994 - with Jado & Hiromichi Fuyuki)
    • WAR International Junior Heavyweight Championship Tournament Winner (1995)
    • WAR International Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Championship Tournament Winner (1996 – with Lion Do)
    • WEW 6-Man Tag Team Championship Tournament Winner (1999 - with Jado & Kodo Fuyuki)
    • W*ING Most Dangerous Tag Wars '93 Tournament Winner (1993 - with Jado)
    • UWA/UWF Intercontinental Tag Team Titles Tournament Winner (1991 - with Punish)
    • Tokyo Sports Best Tag Team Award (2001 – with Jado)
    • Wrestling Observer Newsletter Hall of Fame induction (class of 2019)
    • WON Best Booker (2011–2014 – with Jado; 2016–2019)

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