Pro Wrestler Profile - Mitsuharu Misawa

Profile Info

Gender Male
Real Name Mitsuharu Misawa (三沢 光晴)
Ring Names
  • Mitsuharu Misawa ( May 15, 1990 - June 13, 2009)
  • Tiger Mask (Il) ( July 31, 1984 - May 14, 1990)
  • Kamikaze Misawa ( March 23, 1984 - July 30, 1984)
  • Mitsuharu Misawa ( August 21, 1981 - March 22, 1984)
Height 6 ft 1 in (185 cm)
Weight
  • 215 lbs (98 kg) ( August 21, 1981 - May 14, 1990)
  • 240 lbs (109 kg) ( May 15, 1990 - June 13, 2009)
Born June 18, 1962
Died June 13, 2009 (aged 46)
Birth Place Yubari, Hokkaido, Japan
Billed From
  • Koshigaya, Saitama, Japan ( May 14, 1990 - June 13, 2009)
  • Tiger Mask (II) ( July 31, 1984 - May 13, 1990)
  • Koshigaya, Saitama, Japan ( August 21, 1981 - July 30, 1984)
Nicknames The Emerald Warrior, Mr. Triple Crown

Career History

Roles
  • Wrestler ( August 21, 1981 - June 13, 2009)
  • Promoter ( August 5, 2000 - June 13, 2009)
  • Producer ( September 1, 1998 - June 13, 2009)
  • President ( May 7, 1999 - May 28, 2000)
Companies / Promotions
Promotionfromto
Promotion Pro Wrestling NOAHNOAH August 5, 2000 June 13, 2009
Promotion All Japan Pro WrestlingAJPW June 1, 1986 July 20, 2000
Promotion All Japan Pro WrestlingAJPW August 21, 1981 May 31, 1986
Face / Heel Turns
Alignmentfromto
Face August 21, 1981 June 13, 2009
Images
Jul 2005
Jul 2005
Mar 2003
Mar 2003
Sep 1997
Sep 1997
Feb 1992
Feb 1992
May 1990
May 1990
Jul 1984
Jul 1984
Aug 1981
Aug 1981
Finishers
  • Emerald Flowsion - Sitout Side Powerslam ( January 28, 1998 - June 13, 2009)
  • Tiger Driver '91 - Stout Double Underhook Powerbomb ( January 26, 1991 - June 13, 2009)
Theme Songs
  • Theme Song "Spartan X" by Keith Morrison - Single ( January 1, 1991 - June 13, 2009)
  • Theme Song "Red Zone Fighter" - Single ( May 16, 1990 - December 31, 1990)
  • Theme Song "Omae wa Tora ni Nare" - Single ( July 31, 1984 - May 14, 1990)

Titles & Accomplishments

Titles Won

All Japan Pro Wrestling

  • 2 All Asia Tag Team Championship (1 with Kenta Kobashi, 1 with Yoshinari Ogawa)
  • 5 Triple Crown Heavyweight Championship
  • 6 World Tag Team Championship (2 with Toshiaki Kawada, 2 with Kenta Kobashi, 1 with Jun Akiyama, 1 with Yoshinari Ogawa)
  • 1 NWA International Junior Heavyweight Championship
  • 1 PWF World Tag Team Championship (with Jumbo Tsuruta)

Pro Wrestling Noah

  • 3 GHC Heavyweight Championship
  • 2 GHC Tag Team Championship (with Yoshinari Ogawa)
Other Accomplishments
  • 2° in PWI 500 (1997)
  • 6° in PWI Years Top 500 (2003)
  • 6° in PWI Years Tag Teams (2003 with Kenta Kobashi)
  • 11° in PWI Years Tag Teams (2003 with Toshiaki Kawada)
  • 37° in PWI Years Top 500 (2003 - as Tiger Mask (II))
  • 2 AJPW Champion Carnival (1995, 1998)
  • 5 AJPW World's Strongest Tag Determination League (1992 with Toshiaki Kawada, 1993-1995 with Kenta Kobashi)
  • 2009 Global Tag League (with Go Shiozaki)
  • Nikkan Sports Match of the Year (2007 with Jun Akiyama vs. Kenta Kobashi & Yoshihiro Takayama on December 2)
  • Nikkan Sports Wrestler of the Year (2007, 2009)
  • 2 Tokyo Sports Fighting Sport Award (1985, 1990)
  • Tokyo Sports Lifetime Achievement Award (2009)
  • Tokyo Sports Match of the Year (1995 with Kenta Kobashi vs. Toshiaki Kawada and Akira Taue on June 9)
  • Tokyo Sports Match of the Year (1997 vs. Kenta Kobashi on October 21)
  • Tokyo Sports Match of the Year (1998 vs. Kenta Kobashi on October 31)
  • Tokyo Sports Match of the Year (2003 vs. Kenta Kobashi on March 1)
  • Tokyo Sports Match of the Year (2007 with Jun Akiyama vs. Kenta Kobashi and Yoshiro Takayama on October 21)
  • Tokyo Sports Outstanding Performance Award (1997)
  • Tokyo Sports Rookie of the Year (1982)
  • Tokyo Sports Special Grand Prize (1992)
  • Tokyo Sports Tag Team of the Year (1991 with Toshiaki Kawada, 1993 and 1994 with Kenta Kobashi)
  • Tokyo Sports Wrestle of the Year (2007)
  • WON Best Flying Wrestler (1985, 1986)
  • WON Best Wrestling Maneuver (1985 with Topé con Giro)
  • WON Feud of the Year (1990, 1991 vs.  Jumbo Tsuruta)
  • WON Match of the Year (1985 vs. Kuniaki Kobayashi on June 21)
  • WON Match of the Year (1996 with Jun Akiyama vs. Steve Williams and Johnny Ace on June 7)
  • WON Match of the Year (1998 vs. Kenta Kobashi on October 31)
  • WON Match of the Year (1999 vs. Kenta Kobashi on June 11)
  • WON Match of the Year (2003 vs. Kenta Kobashi on March 1)
  • WON Most Outstanding Wrestler (1997, 1999)
  • WON Most Underrated Wrestler (1988)
  • WON Tag Team of the Year (1991 with Toshiaki Kawada, 1995 with Kenta Kobashi, 1996 and 1997 with Jun Akiyama)
  • WON Wrestler of the Year (1995, 1997, 1999)
  • WON Hall of Fame (class of 1996)

Relations

Tag Teams & Stables
  • Mitsuhara Misawa & Go Shiozaki - Go Shiozaki ( January 14, 2009 - June 13, 2009)
  • Mitsuhara Misawa & Yoshinari Ogawa - Yoshinari Ogawa ( October 3, 1998 - June 13, 2009)
  • The Untouchables - Yoshinari Ogawa, Masahito Kakihara ( May 2, 1999 - January 18, 2000)
  • Super Generation Army - Kenta Kobashi, Akira Taue, Toshiaki Kawada, Tsuyoshi Kikuchi, Jun Akiyama, Satoru Asako ( July 7, 1990 - September 8, 1998)
  • Mitsuhara Misawa & Jun Akiyama - Jun Akiyama ( May 23, 1996 - August 30, 1998)
  • Mitsuhara Misawa & Kenta Kobashi - Kenta Kobashi ( January 5, 1990 - May 31, 1997)
  • Tiger Mask & Shinichi Nakano - Shinichi Nakano ( October 15, 1987 - May 29, 1990)
  • Tiger Mask & Giant Baba - Giant Baba ( April 19, 1986 - April 18, 1990)
  • Tiger Mask & Jumbo Tsuruta - Jumbo Tsuruta ( January 28, 1987 - January 21, 1990)
  • Tiger Mask & Jimmy Snuka - Jimmy Snuka ( September 15, 1988 - December 16, 1988)
  • Samurai Shiro & The Kamikaze - Shiro Koshinaka ( March 16, 1984 - July 13, 1984)

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