Gran Hamada - Pro Wrestler Profile

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

Hiroaki Hamada (浜田 広秋) was born in Maebashi, Gunma, Japan on November 27, 1950, and he is currently 73 years old.

He was the founder of Federación Universal de Lucha Libre (FULL).

Profile Info

  • Gender Male
  • Real Name Hiroaki Hamada (浜田 広秋)
  • Ring Names
    • Gran Hamada ( March 22, 2005 - September 28, 2018)
    • Makai Masked Hurricane ( June 30, 2006 - July 23, 2006)
    • Mini Love Machine ( October 31, 2004 - March 21, 2005)
    • Gran Hamada ( July 8, 1975 - October 30, 2004)
    • NG Hammer ( August 21, 1998 - August 23, 1998)
    • NG Hammer ( March 3, 1995 - March 4, 1995)
    • Little Hamada ( June 13, 1972 - July 7, 1975)
    • Hiroaki Hamada ( March 16, 1972 - June 12, 1972)
  • Born November 27, 1950 (age 73)
  • Nationality Nationality: JapanJapan
  • Birth Place Maebashi, Gunma, Japan
  • Billed From
    • Maebashi, Gunma, Japan
  • Height 5 ft 6 in (168 cm)
  • Weight
    • 203 lbs (92 kg)
  • Nicknames El Gran Hamada; Little Hero; Little Giant
  • Notes He was the founder of Federación Universal de Lucha Libre (FULL).

Career History

  • Roles
    • Wrestler ( January 29, 1989 - September 28, 2018)
    • Promoter ( June 11, 1998 - October 22, 1998)
    • Promoter ( March 1, 1990 - March 8, 1994)
    • Wrestler ( March 16, 1972 - November 16, 1986)
    • Coach ( January 1, 1984 - December 31, 1998)
  • Promotions / Brands
    Promotionfromto
    Promotion INDY July 11, 1999 September 28, 2018
    Promotion Big Japan Pro WrestlingBJW January 8, 2012 December 1, 2012
    Promotion DDT Pro-WrestlingDDT June 30, 2011 December 31, 2011
    Promotion All Japan Pro WrestlingAJPW July 7, 2002 April 23, 2005
    Promotion Big Japan Pro WrestlingBJW February 27, 2004 September 5, 2004
    Promotion Michinoku Pro WrestlingMICHINOKU March 16, 1993 May 27, 2002
    Promotion New Japan Pro WrestlingNJPWBrand Junior Heavyweight February 5, 1999 July 9, 2000
    Promotion Extreme Championship WrestlingECW January 10, 1998 January 31, 1998
    Promotion Extreme Championship WrestlingECW February 14, 1997 April 13, 1997
    Promotion BattlARTSBATTLARTS January 21, 1997 February 28, 1997
    Promotion New Japan Pro WrestlingNJPW August 3, 1994 April 5, 1996
    Promotion Lucha Libre AAA WorldwideAAA April 5, 1994 June 26, 1994
    Promotion All Japan Pro WrestlingAJPW August 23, 1984 July 5, 1985
    Promotion New Japan Pro WrestlingNJPW February 23, 1979 November 3, 1983
    Promotion Consejo Mundial de Lucha LibreCMLL December 7, 1979 February 15, 1980
    Promotion New Japan Pro WrestlingNJPW January 13, 1972 June 1, 1975
  • Face / Heel Turns
    Alignmentfromto
    Face September 10, 2006 September 28, 2018
    Heel June 30, 2006 July 23, 2006
    Heel October 31, 2004 March 21, 2005
    Face July 8, 1975 October 30, 2004
    Tweener March 16, 1972 July 7, 1975
  • Images
    Jan 2012
    Jan 2012
    Mar 2005
    Mar 2005
    Oct 2004
    Oct 2004
    Mar 1993
    Mar 1993
    Jan 1989
    Jan 1989
    Aug 1982
    Aug 1982
    Feb 1979
    Feb 1979
    Jan 1972
    Jan 1972

  • Finishers
    • Hamada/Hama-chan Cutter - Elevated Cutter ( August 9, 1998 - September 28, 2018)
    • Swinging DDT ( March 16, 1972 - September 28, 2018)
  • Theme Songs
    • Theme Song “Theme of Firepower” by Gato Barbieri - Single ( May 6, 1982 - December 31, 2011)
    • Theme Song “Love Machine” by Morning Musume - with the Love Machines - Team ( October 31, 2004 - March 21, 2005)
    • Theme Song “Wild Mow-Wow” by Masayoshi Takanaka - Single ( January 1, 2000 - May 27, 2002)
    • Theme Song “Bad Boy Blues” by Hound Dog - Single ( March 1, 1997 - December 31, 1999)
    • Theme Song “Also Sprach Zarathustra, Op. 30 Prelude (Sonnenaufgang)” by Herbert von Karajan with the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra - Single ( May 15, 1995 - October 26, 1994)
    • Theme Song “Skokiaan” by Herb Alpert & Hugh Masekela - Single ( August 23, 1984 - July 5, 1985)

Titles & Accomplishments

  • Titles Won

    Universal Wrestling Association

    • 5 UWA World Junior Light Heavyweight Championship
    • 2 UWA World Light Heavyweight Championship
    • 3 UWA World Middleweight Championship
    • 3 UWA World Tag Team Championship (1 with Riki Choshu, 1 with Perro Aguayo, 1 with Kendo)
    • 1 UWA World Welterweight Championship
    • 2 WWF Light Heavyweight Championship

    World Wrestling Federation

    • 1 WWF Intercontinental Tag Team Championship (with Perro Aguayo)

    Arsion

    • 1 P*Mix Tag Team Championship (with Ayako Hamada)

    Big Japan Pro Wrestling

    • 1 BJW Heavyweight Championship

    Empresa Mexicana de Lucha Libre

    • 1 NWA World Middleweight Championship

    Michinoku Pro Wrestling

    • 1 Apex of Triangle Six-Man Tag Team Championship (with the Great Sasuke & Tiger Mask IV)

    NWA Hollywood Wrestling

    • 1 NWA Americas Heavyweight Championship

    Universal Lucha Libre

    • 1 UWA/UWF Intercontinental Tag Team Championship
    • 1 UWF Super Middleweight Championship
    • 1 WWA World Junior Light Heavyweight Championship
  • Other Accomplishments
    • AJPW International Junior Heavyweight Tag Team League Winner (1984 - with Mighty Inoue)
    • NJPW One Night Eight Man Tag Team Tournament Winner (1994 - with Shinjiro Otani, El Samurai & the Great Sasuke)
    • MPW Fukumen World Tag League Winner (2000 - with Tiger Mask IV)

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