Hiroshi Tanahashi - Pro Wrestler Profile

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

Hiroshi Tanahashi (棚橋弘至) was born in Ōgaki, Gifu, Japan on November 13, 1976, and he is currently 47 years old.

He is currently a Wrestler and President, working for NJPW on the Heavyweight division, under the ring name of Hiroshi Tanahashi.

Profile Info

  • Gender Male
  • Real Name Hiroshi Tanahashi (棚橋弘至)
  • Ring Names
    • Hiroshi Tanahashi ( October 10, 1999 - Present)
    • Masked Devilock ( September 14, 2004 - September 14, 2004)
  • Born November 13, 1976 (age 47)
  • Nationality Nationality: JapanJapan
  • Birth Place Ōgaki, Gifu, Japan
  • Billed From
    • Ōgaki, Gifu, Japan
  • Height 5 ft 11 in (181 cm)
  • Weight
    • 223 lbs (101 kg)
  • Nicknames Hyaku-nen ni Hitori no Itsuzai (Once in a Century Talent); Ace of the Universe

Career History

  • Roles
    • Wrestler ( October 10, 1999 - Present)
    • President ( December 23, 2023 - Present)
  • Promotions / Brands
    Promotionfromto
    Promotion New Japan Pro WrestlingNJPWBrand Heavyweight October 10, 1999 Present
    Promotion Revolution Pro WrestlingREVPRO April 6, 2019 August 30, 2019
    Promotion Consejo Mundial de Lucha LibreCMLL August 23, 2013 September 6, 2013
    Promotion Consejo Mundial de Lucha LibreCMLL August 24, 2012 September 7, 2012
    Promotion Consejo Mundial de Lucha LibreCMLL August 29, 2011 September 13, 2011
    Promotion Consejo Mundial de Lucha LibreCMLL May 7, 2010 May 25, 2010
    Promotion TNA / Impact WrestlingTNA October 27, 2008 November 11, 2008
    Promotion All Japan Pro WrestlingAJPW March 1, 2008 April 9, 2008
    Promotion Consejo Mundial de Lucha LibreCMLL September 2, 2005 September 30, 2005
    Promotion All Japan Pro WrestlingAJPW July 22, 2004 February 16, 2005
    Promotion Pro Wrestling NOAHNOAH November 30, 2003 January 10, 2004
  • Face / Heel Turns
    Alignmentfromto
    Face October 10, 1999 Present
  • Images
    Jan 2021
    Jan 2021
    Mar 2018
    Mar 2018
    Aug 2011
    Aug 2011
    Jan 2009
    Jan 2009
    Mar 2007
    Mar 2007
    Oct 1999
    Oct 1999

  • Finishers
    • High Fly Flow - Frog Splash ( January 1, 2005 - Present)
    • Bridging Dragon Suplex ( November 3, 2019 - Present)
    • Texas Cloverleaf ( January 1, 2005 - Present)
    • Sling Blade - Running Sleeper Slam ( June 1, 2005 - December 31, 2010)
    • Bridging Dragon Suplex ( January 1, 2002 - December 31, 2004)
    • Half-Hatch Suplex Hold ( October 10, 1999 - December 31, 2001)
  • Theme Songs
    • Theme Song "Love & Energy" by Yonosuke Kitamura - Single ( January 4, 2017 - Present)
    • Theme Song "High Energy" by Julia Claris - Single ( January 4, 2004 - January 3, 2017)

Titles & Accomplishments

  • Titles Won

    New Japan Pro-Wrestling

    • 8 IWGP Heavyweight Championship
    • 2 IWGP Intercontinental Championship
    • 3 IWGP United States Heavyweight Championship
    • 1 NJPW World Television Championship
    • 3 IWGP Tag Team Championship (1 with Yutaka Yoshie, 1 with Shinsuke Nakamura, 1 with Kota Ibushi)
    • 2 IWGP U-30 Openweight Championship
    • 1 NEVER Openweight Championship
    • 5 NEVER Openweight 6-Man Tag Team Championship (1 with Michael Elgin & Yoshitatsu, 1 with Manabu Nakanishi & Ryusuke Taguchi, 1 with Ricochet & Ryusuke Taguchi, 1 with Kazuchika Okada & Tomohiro Ishii, 1 with Toru Yano & Boltin Oleg)

    Consejo Mundial de Lucha Libre

    • 1 CMLL World Tag Team Championship (with Jushin Thunder Liger)
    • 1 CMLL World Trios Championship (with Okumura & Taichi)

    Pro Wrestling Noah

    • 1 GHC Tag Team Championship (with Yuji Nagata)

    Revolution Pro Wrestling

    • 1 British Heavyweight Championship
  • Other Accomplishments
    • NJPW G1 Climax Winner (2007, 2015, 2018)
    • NJPW New Japan Cup Winner (2005, 2008)
    • NJPW IWGP Heavyweight Title Tournament Winner (2007)
    • NJPW G2 U-30 Climax Winner (2003)
    • NJPW IWGP U-30 Openweight Championship League Winner (2005)
    • NJPW U-30 One Night Tag Tournament Winner (2004 – with Taiji Ishimori)
    • NJPW Heavyweight Tag MVP Award (2005 - with Shinsuke Nakamura)
    • NJPW Fighting Spirit Award (2003)
    • NJPW New Wave Award (2002)
    • NJPW Outstanding Performance Award (2003, 2004)
    • NJPW Singles Best Bout (2004 - vs. Hiroyoshi Tenzan, 08/15)
    • NJPW Young Lion Award (2001)
    • NJPW MVP (2018)
    • NJPW Grand Slam Champion
    • NJPW Triple Crown Champion
    • Campeon Universal del CMLL Tournament Winner (2013)
    • 3° in PWI 500 (2013)
    • Wrestling Observer Newsletter Hall of Fame induction (class of 2013)
    • WON Wrestler of the Decade (2010s)
    • WON Wrestler of the Year (2011–2013)
    • WON Most Charismatic of the Decade (2010s)
    • WON Most Charismatic (2013)
    • WON Most Outstanding Wrestler (2012–2013)
    • WON Feud of the Year (2012–2013 - vs. Kazuchika Okada)
    • WON Match of the Year (2012 - vs. Minoru Suzuki on 10/08; 2013 - vs. Kazuchika Okada on 04/07; 2016 - vs. Kazuchika Okada on 01/04)
    • Tokyo Sports MVP Award (2009, 2011, 2014, 2018)
    • Tokyo Sports Fighting Spirit Award (2003, 2006)
    • Tokyo Sports Best Bout Award (2012 - vs. Kazuchika Okada, 06/16)
    • Tokyo Sports Outstanding Performance Award (2007)
    • Nikkan Sports MVP Award (2011, 2014, 2018)
    • Nikkan Sports Fighting Spirit Award (2003)
    • Nikkan Sports Match of the Year Award (2009 - vs. Shinsuke Nakamura, 11/08; 2012 - vs. Kazuchika Okada, 02/12)

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