Katsuyori Shibata - Pro Wrestler Profile
Joe, HOOK & Shibata
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On this page, you find the full wrestling profile of Katsuyori Shibata, 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.

Katsuyori Shibata (柴田勝頼) was born in Kuwana, Mie, Japan on November 17, 1979, and he is currently 44 years old.

He is currently working for AEW, under the ring name of Katsuyori Shibata.

Currently, he is a member of the team of Joe, HOOK & Shibata.

Profile Info

  • Gender Male
  • Real Name Katsuyori Shibata (柴田勝頼)
  • Ring Names
    • Katsuyori Shibata ( October 10, 1999 - Present)
    • Makai #4 ( January 4, 2003 - July 7, 2004)
  • Born November 17, 1979 (age 44)
  • Nationality Nationality: JapanJapan
  • Birth Place Kuwana, Mie, Japan
  • Billed From
    • Kuwana, Mie, Japan
  • Height 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
  • Weight
    • 209 lbs (95 kg)
  • Nicknames The Wrestler

Career History

  • Roles
    • Wrestler ( January 4, 2022 - Present)
    • Coach ( March 1, 2018 - December 23, 2023)
    • Wrestler ( December 31, 2011 - April 9, 2017)
    • MMA Fighter ( March 12, 2007 - August 26, 2011)
    • Wrestler ( October 10, 1999 - December 31, 2006)
  • Promotions / Brands
    Promotionfromto
    Promotion All Elite WrestlingAEW December 23, 2023Present
    Promotion New Japan Pro WrestlingNJPW April 10, 2017 December 23, 2023
    Promotion Ring of HonorROH March 31, 2023 November 25, 2023
    Promotion New Japan Pro WrestlingNJPWBrand Heavyweight August 12, 2012 April 9, 2017
    Promotion Revolution Pro WrestlingREVPRO July 10, 2016 January 21, 2017
    Promotion Ring of HonorROH August 19, 2016 August 27, 2016
    Promotion INDY January 2, 2005 December 31, 2006
    Promotion New Japan Pro WrestlingNJPWBrand Heavyweight January 1, 2003 January 1, 2005
    Promotion New Japan Pro WrestlingNJPWBrand Junior Heavyweight October 28, 2001 December 31, 2002
    Promotion New Japan Pro WrestlingNJPWBrand Young Lions October 10, 1999 July 14, 2002
  • Face / Heel Turns
    Alignmentfromto
    Face January 4, 2022Present
    Face September 2, 2004 April 9, 2017
    Heel January 4, 2003 September 3, 2004
    Face October 10, 1999 January 3, 2003
  • Images History
    Aug 2016
    Aug 2016
    Mar 2007
    Mar 2007
    Oct 1999
    Oct 1999

  • Finishers
    • PK - Penalty Kick - Soccer Kick to the chest of a seated opponent, usually preceded by a Sleeper Hold ( October 10, 1999 - Present)
    • G2PK - Go 2 Sleep followed by a Soccer Kick to the opponent's chest ( January 4, 2014 - Present)
    • Octopus Hold ( January 4, 2017 - Present)
    • Gattai Reverse Ushigoroshi - with Hirooki Goto - Inverted Front Powerslam + Facebreaker Knee Smash combination ( July 11, 2014 - February 10, 2016)
    • Octopus Hold ( January 2, 2005 - December 31, 2006)
  • Theme Songs
    • Theme Song "Takeover" by Low IQ 01 - Single ( October 10, 1999 - Present)

Titles & Accomplishments

  • New Japan Pro Wrestling

    Ring of Honor

  • Revolution Pro Wrestling

    • 1 RPW British Heavyweight Championship
  • Other Accomplishments
    • NJPW New Japan Cup Winner (2017)
    • NJPW World Tag League Winner (2014) – (with Hirooki Goto)
    • NJPW Fighting Spirit Award (2004)
    • NJPW Tag Team Best Bout (2004 - with Masahiro Chono vs. Hiroyoshi Tenzan & Shinsuke Nakamura on 10/24)
    • Tokyo Sports Fighting Spirit Award (2017)
    • WON Best Brawler (2013)

Relations

  • Tag Teams & Stables
    • Joe, HOOK & Shibata - Samoa Joe, HOOK ( June 5, 2024 - Present)
    • Hirooki Goto & Katsuyori Shibata - Hirooki Goto ( July 11, 2014 - February 10, 2016)
    • New Three Musketeers - Hiroshi Tanahashi, Shinsuke Nakamura ( August 15, 2004 - January 30, 2016)
    • Laughter7 - Kazushi Sakuraba ( September 23, 2012 - September 29, 2013)
    • Black New Japan - Manabu Nakanishi, Masahiro Chono, Scott Norton , Mitsuya Nagai, Minoru Tanaka, Ryota Chikuzen, Katsushi Takemura, Ryushi Yanagisawa ( September 21, 2004 - January 1, 2005)
    • Harimao'z - Mitsuya Nagai ( January 4, 2003 - October 29, 2004)
    • Shibata Kenka Michi - Hirooki Goto , Akiya Anzawa ( September 4, 2004 - September 17, 2004)
    • Makai Club - Kantaro Hoshino, Super Strong Machine / Junji Hirata, Tadao Yasuda, Michiyoshi Ohara , Kazunari Murakami, Ryushi Yanagisawa, Makai #2, Makai #5, Makai #6, Giant Majin, New Strong Majin, Super Strong Majin, Makai #11, Makai #12, Makai #13, Makai #14, Makai #15, Makai Masked Devilock, Makai Heat, Makai Masked Hurricane 2, Makai Rey Cobra 4, Makai Rey Cobra #2, Makai Rey Cobra, Makai Rey Cobra 2, Makai X ( January 4, 2003 - September 3, 2004)
  • Managers Kantaro HoshinoKantaro Hoshino
  • Family

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