Ryusuke Taguchi - Pro Wrestler Profile

On this page, you find the full wrestling profile of Ryusuke Taguchi, 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.

Ryusuke Taguchi (田口 隆祐) was born in Iwanuma, Miyagi, Japan on April 15, 1979, and he is currently 44 years old.

He is currently a Wrestler and Coach, working for NJPW on the Junior Heavyweight division, under the ring name of Ryusuke Taguchi.

Profile Info

  • Gender Male
  • Real Name Ryusuke Taguchi (田口 隆祐)
  • Ring Names
    • Ryusuke Taguchi ( November 22, 2002 - Present)
  • Born April 15, 1979 (age 44)
  • Nationality Nationality: JapanJapan
  • Birth Place Iwanuma, Miyagi, Japan
  • Billed From
    • Iwanuma, Miyagi, Japan
  • Height 5 ft 11 in (180 cm)
  • Weight
    • 201 lbs (91 kg)
  • Nicknames Funky Weapon; Master of Dropkicks

Career History

  • Roles
    • Wrestler ( November 22, 2002 - Present)
    • Coach ( January 1, 2020 - Present)
  • Promotions / Brands
    Promotionfromto
    Promotion New Japan Pro WrestlingNJPWBrand Junior Heavyweight October 22, 2005 Present
    Promotion Consejo Mundial de Lucha LibreCMLL February 11, 2005 September 20, 2005
    Promotion New Japan Pro WrestlingNJPWBrand Young Lions November 22, 2002 January 26, 2005
  • Face / Heel Turns
    Alignmentfromto
    Face November 22, 2002 Present
  • Images
    Jan 2017
    Jan 2017
    Jan 2007
    Jan 2007
    Nov 2002
    Nov 2002

  • Finishers
    • Dodon - Chickenwing Facebuster ( November 22, 2002 - Present)
    • Dodon to the Throne / Milano-saku Dodon's Throne - Double Chickenwing Double Knee Gutbuster ( January 22, 2011 - Present)
    • Oh My & Garankle - Ankle Hold ( May 3, 2014 - Present)
    • Magic Mirror Go! - Headlock Rolled Forward into a Cradle, as a German Suplex counter ( January 4, 2013 - Present)
    • Dodon The End - Argentine Backbreaker Rack into a Wheelbarrow Facebuster ( November 22, 2002 - January 4, 2014)
    • Bakapuriyaha - Fisherman Suplex into a Spinebuster ( November 22, 2002 - December 31, 2010)
    • Shika Koroshi - Back-to-back Double Underhook Piledriver ( November 22, 2002 - September 24, 2006)
    • Enban Chuudoku - 180° Frog Splash ( November 22, 2002 - September 24, 2006)
  • Theme Songs
    • Theme Song "MASTER OF DROPKICK" by One Track Mind - Single ( July 20, 2016 - Present)
    • Theme Song "Sausage Press" - Single ( January 5, 2014 - July 19, 2016)
    • Theme Song "MASTER OF DROPKICK" by One Track Mind - Single ( February 11, 2005 - January 4, 2014)
    • Theme Song "Take It" - Single ( November 22, 2002 - February 10, 2005)

Titles & Accomplishments

  • Titles Won

    New Japan Pro-Wrestling

    • 2 IWGP Junior Heavyweight Championship
    • 7 IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Championship (1 with El Samurai, 4 with Prince Devitt, 1 with Ricochet, 1 with Master Wato)
    • 3 NEVER Openweight 6-Man Tag Team Championship (1 with Hiroshi Tanahashi & Manabu Nakanishi, 1 with Hiroshi Tanahashi & Ricochet, 1 with Toru Yano & Togi Makabe)

    Consejo Mundial de Lucha Libre

    • 1 CMLL World Welterweight Championship
  • Other Accomplishments
    • NJPW Best of the Super Juniors Winner (2012)
    • NJPW Young Lion Cup Winner (2004)
    • NJPW Young Lion Toukon Tournament Winner (2004)
    • NJPW J Sports Crown Openweight 6 Man Tag Tournament Winner (2010, 2011 – with Prince Devitt & Hirooki Goto)
    • Toryumon Mexico Yamaha Cup (2005 – with Hiromi Horiguchi)
    • Kaientai Dojo Best Tag Team Match (2010 - with Prince Devitt vs. Makoto Oishi & Shiori Asahi on 04/17)
    • Tokyo Sports Best Bout Award (2010 - with Prince Devitt vs. Kenny Omega & Kota Ibushi on 10/11)

Relations

Ryusuke Taguchi Game Appearances

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