Great Kojika - Pro Wrestler Profile

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

Shinya Koshika (小鹿 信也) was born in Hakodate, Hokkaido, Japan on February 28, 1942, and he is currently 82 years old.

He is currently a Part Time Wrestler, working for Independent promotions and BJW, under the ring name of Great Kojika.

He is the oldest active professional wrestler in the world, and is the co-founder of BJW. He was a sumo wrestler from September 1959 to July 1962.

Profile Info

  • Gender Male
  • Real Name Shinya Koshika (小鹿 信也)
  • Ring Names
    • Great Kojika ( September 14, 1974 - Present)
    • Dory Boy ( August 24, 2011 - August 25, 2011)
    • Dory Boy ( April 29, 2000 - April 29, 2000)
    • Dory Boy ( June 17, 1999 - June 17, 1999)
    • Masked GK ( April 19, 1998 - February 28, 1999)
    • Mr. Kung Fu ( June 21, 1974 - September 13, 1974)
    • Kung Fu ( August 19, 1974 - August 20, 1974)
    • Kung Fu Lee ( October 1, 1973 - June 20, 1974)
    • Great Kojika ( January 4, 1969 - September 30, 1973)
    • Shinja Kojika ( October 24, 1967 - December 28, 1968)
    • Great Kojika ( March 2, 1967 - October 23, 1967)
    • Shinja Kojika ( October 13, 1963 - December 3, 1966)
    • Raizo Kojika ( April 3, 1964 - October 23, 1967)
  • Born February 28, 1942 (age 82)
  • Nationality Nationality: JapanJapan
  • Birth Place Hakodate, Hokkaido, Japan
  • Billed From
    • Hakodate, Hokkaido, Japan
  • Height 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
  • Weight
    • 209 lbs (95 kg) ( November 3, 1995 - Present)
    • 253 lbs (115 kg) ( October 13, 1963 - September 20, 1986)
  • Nicknames The Cosplay President; Yakuza Oni
  • Notes He is the oldest active professional wrestler in the world, and is the co-founder of BJW. He was a sumo wrestler from September 1959 to July 1962.

Career History

  • Roles
    • Part Time Wrestler ( April 28, 2006 - Present)
    • Promoter ( March 16, 1995 - July 31, 2011)
    • Wrestler ( November 3, 1995 - December 19, 2002)
    • Wrestler ( October 13, 1963 - September 20, 1986)
  • Promotions / Brands
    Promotionfromto
    Promotion INDY April 28, 2006 Present
    Promotion Big Japan Pro WrestlingBJW April 13, 2014 Present
    Promotion All Japan Pro WrestlingAJPW November 21, 2019 January 2, 2020
    Promotion All Japan Pro WrestlingAJPW August 27, 2017 November 28, 2017
    Promotion Big Japan Pro WrestlingBJW March 16, 1995 July 31, 2011
    Promotion DDT Pro-WrestlingDDT July 25, 2010 November 17, 2010
    Promotion New Japan Pro WrestlingNJPW January 4, 1997 January 4, 1997
    Promotion All Japan Pro WrestlingAJPW September 14, 1974 September 9, 1986
    Promotion International Wrestling EnterpriseIWE November 11, 1978 November 30, 1978
    Promotion National Wrestling AllianceNWA October 1, 1973 September 6, 1974
    Promotion World Class Championship WrestlingWCCW July 2, 1974 August 21, 1974
    Promotion All Japan Pro WrestlingAJPW June 30, 1973 September 13, 1973
    Promotion Japanese Wrestling AssociationJWA September 25, 1970 April 19, 1973
    Promotion National Wrestling AllianceNWA October 24, 1967 September 19, 1970
    Promotion Japanese Wrestling AssociationJWA October 13, 1963 August 14, 1967
  • Face / Heel Turns
    Alignmentfromto
    Tweener November 3, 1995 Present
    Heel October 1, 1973 September 20, 1986
    Tweener September 25, 1970 September 13, 1973
    Heel October 24, 1967 September 19, 1970
    Tweener October 13, 1963 August 14, 1967
  • Images History
    Mar 2017
    Mar 2017
    Jan 2012
    Jan 2012
    Apr 2006
    Apr 2006
    Jan 1998
    Jan 1998
    Jan 1997
    Jan 1997
    Mar 1995
    Mar 1995
    Jan 1981
    Jan 1981
    Sep 1974
    Sep 1974
    Oct 1973
    Oct 1973
    Oct 1967
    Oct 1967
    Oct 1963
    Oct 1963
    Sep 1959
    Sep 1959

  • Finishers
    • Sleeperhold ( October 13, 1963 - Present)

Titles & Accomplishments

  • All Japan Pro Wrestling

    • 5 All Asia Tag Team Championship (4 with Motoshi Okuma, 1 with Gantetsu Matsuoka)

    Big Japan Pro Wrestling

    • 1 Yokohama Shopping Street 6-Man Tag Team Championship (with Masato Inaba & Kankuro Hoshino)

    DDT Pro-Wrestling

    • 1 Jiyūgaoka 6-Person Tag Team Championship (with Mr. #6 & Riho)
    • 1 Sea Of Japan 6-Person Tag Team Championship (with Mr. #6 & Riho)
    • 1 UWA World Trios Championship (with Mr. #6 and Riho)

    Niigata Pro Wrestling

    • 1 Niigata Openweight Championship
    • 2 Niigata Tag Team Championship (with Shigeno Shima)

    NWA Hollywood Wrestling

    • 1 NWA Americas Heavyweight Championship
    • 2 NWA Americas Tag Team Championship (1 with Don Carson, 1 with John Tolos)
    • 1 NWA Americas Six Man Tag Team Championship (with Don Carson & Karl von Brock)
    • 1 NWA Pacific Coast Brass Knuckles Championship
    • 2 NWA Beat the Champ Television Championship (Hollywood version)

    NWA Mid-America

    • 1 NWA World Tag Team Championship (Mid-America version)

    Pro Wrestling Freedoms

    • 1 King of Freedom World Tag Team Championship (with The Winger)

    Western States Sports

    • 1 NWA Western States Heavyweight Championship
  • Other Accomplishments
    • King of Freedom Tag Team Title Tournament Winner (2014)
    • Niigata Tag Team Title Tournament Winner (2019)

Relations

  • Tag Teams & Stables
    • Gokudo Combi - Motoshi Okuma ( February 21, 1975 - September 20, 1986)
    • Don Carson & The Great Kojika - Don Carson ( October 10, 1969 - May 2, 1970)
    • Rising Suns - Motoshi Okuma ( October 24, 1967 - August 30, 1968)

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