Shiro Koshinaka - Pro Wrestler Profile

On this page, you find the full wrestling profile of Shiro Koshinaka, 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.

Shiro Koshinaka (越中 詩郎) was born in Tokyo, Japan on September 3, 1958, and he is currently 65 years old.

He is currently working for Independent promotions, under the ring name of Shiro Koshinaka.

Profile Info

  • Gender Male
  • Real Name Shiro Koshinaka (越中 詩郎)
  • Ring Names
    • Shiro Koshinaka ( November 23, 2007 - Present)
    • Samurai Shiro ( October 14, 2007 - November 22, 2007)
    • Shiro Koshinaka ( February 17, 1985 - October 13, 2007)
    • Samurai Shiro ( March 3, 1984 - February 16, 1985)
    • Shiro Koshinaka ( March 5, 1979 - March 2, 1984)
  • Born September 3, 1958 (age 65)
  • Nationality Nationality: JapanJapan
  • Birth Place Tokyo, Japan
  • Billed From
    • Tokyo, Japan ( March 5, 1979 - Present)
  • Height 6 ft 1 in (185 cm)
  • Weight
    • 231 lbs (105 kg)
  • Nicknames Butt Master; Samurai Senshi

Career History

  • Roles

    • Wrestler ( March 5, 1979 - Present)
  • Promotions / Brands

    Promotionfromto
    Promotion INDY January 1, 2003Present
    Promotion DDT Pro-WrestlingDDT August 28, 2016 November 23, 2017
    Promotion DDT Pro-WrestlingDDT August 7, 2010 February 19, 2012
    Promotion HustleHUSTLE July 27, 2008 May 30, 2010
    Promotion New Japan Pro WrestlingNJPW May 3, 2006 August 26, 2008
    Promotion Pro Wrestling NOAHNOAH December 6, 2003 January 22, 2006
    Promotion Pro Wrestling Zero1ZERO1 December 25, 2003 July 31, 2004
    Promotion New Japan Pro WrestlingNJPWBrand Heavyweight January 1, 1990 January 31, 2003
    Promotion New Japan Pro WrestlingNJPWBrand Junior Heavyweight September 1, 1985 December 31, 1989
    Promotion Consejo Mundial de Lucha LibreCMLL March 23, 1984 February 17, 1985
    Promotion All Japan Pro WrestlingAJPW August 1, 1978 March 1, 1984
  • Images History

    Dec 2018
    Dec 2018
    Jul 2008
    Jul 2008
    Jan 2003
    Jan 2003
    Aug 1992
    Aug 1992
    Sep 1986
    Sep 1986
    Aug 1983
    Aug 1983
    Mar 1979
    Mar 1979
  • Face / Heel Turns

    Alignmentfromto
    Heel August 11, 1992Present
    Face April 22, 1983 August 10, 1992
    Tweener March 5, 1979 April 21, 1983

  • Finishers

    • Samurai Driver ‘84 ( January 1, 1984 - Present)
    • Powerbomb ( March 5, 1979 - Present)
  • Theme Songs

    • Theme Song "Fortune" - Single ( January 1, 1997 - December 31, 2003)
    • Theme Song "Samurai" by Osamu Suzuki - Single ( January 1, 1990 - January 31, 2003)
    • Theme Song "Stone Chamber" by Randy Wachtler - Single ( May 3, 2006 - August 26, 2008)
    • Theme Song "The Osterman Weekend Theme" by Lalo Schifrin - Single ( September 1, 1985 - December 31, 1989)

Titles & Accomplishments

  • New Japan Pro Wrestling

  • New Japan Pro Wrestling

      3 IWGP Tag Team Championship (1 with Keiji Mutoh, 1 with Kensuke Sasaki, 1 with Genichiro Tenryu)
    • 1 interim IWGP Tag Team Championship (with Togi Makabe)

    Pro Wrestling Zero1-MAX

    • 1 NWA Intercontinental Tag Team Championship (with Takao Omori)

    Wrestling Association “R”

    • 1 WAR World Six-Man Tag Team Championship (with Tatsutoshi Goto & Michiyoshi Ohara)
  • Other Accomplishments

    • All Japan Pro Wrestling Lou Thesz Cup League Winner (1983)
    • NJPW Top of the Super Juniors Winner (1988)
    • NJPW New Year Tag Team Tournament Winner (1990 - with Masahiro Chono)
    • NJPW One Night Tag Team Tournament Winner (1996 - with Tatsumi Fujinami)
    • Tokyo Sports Best Tag Team Award (1986 - with Nobuhiko Takada; 1992 - with Akitoshi Saito, Kengo Kimura & Masashi Aoyagi)
    • Tokyo Sports Effort Award (1982)

Teams & Relations

Shiro Koshinaka Games Appearances (2)

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