Takuma Sano / Naoki Sano - Pro Wrestler Profile

On this page, you find the full wrestling profile of Takuma Sano / Naoki Sano, 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.

Naoki Sano (佐野 直喜) was born in Tomakomai, Hokkaido, Japan on February 2, 1965, and he is currently 59 years old.

Profile Info

  • Gender Male
  • Real Name Naoki Sano (佐野 直喜)
  • Ring Names
    • Naoki Sano ( September 1, 2018 - January 7, 2020)
    • Takuma Sano ( February 11, 2001 - August 30, 2019)
    • Naoki Sano ( May 14, 1999 - February 10, 2001)
    • Yuhi Sano ( March 1, 1996 - December 14, 1997)
    • Naoki Sano ( March 3, 1984 - February 28, 1996)
  • Born February 2, 1965 (age 59)
  • Nationality Nationality: JapanJapan
  • Birth Place Tomakomai, Hokkaido, Japan
  • Billed From
    • Tomakomai, Hokkaido, Japan
  • Height 5 ft 11 in (180 cm)
  • Weight
    • 242 lbs (110 kg)

Career History

  • Roles
    • Wrestler ( May 14, 1999 - January 7, 2020)
    • MMA Fighter ( March 15, 1998 - June 4, 2000)
    • Wrestler ( March 3, 1984 - December 14, 1997)
  • Promotions / Brands
    Promotionfromto
    Promotion INDY June 18, 2014 January 7, 2020
    Promotion New Japan Pro WrestlingNJPW January 4, 2020 January 5, 2020
    Promotion Pro Wrestling NOAHNOAH February 11, 2001 April 27, 2014
    Promotion BattlARTSBATTLARTS May 14, 1999 November 26, 2000
    Promotion New Japan Pro WrestlingNJPWBrand Junior Heavyweight January 6, 1989 March 23, 1990
    Promotion New Japan Pro WrestlingNJPWBrand Young Lions March 3, 1984 March 20, 1987
  • Face / Heel Turns
    Alignmentfromto
    Tweener March 3, 1984 January 7, 2020
  • Images History
    Jan 2020
    Jan 2020
    Jan 2006
    Jan 2006
    Feb 2001
    Feb 2001
    May 1999
    May 1999
    Mar 1998
    Mar 1998
    Jan 1996
    Jan 1996
    Jan 1989
    Jan 1989
    Mar 1984
    Mar 1984

  • Finishers
    • High-speed Roundhouse Kick ( March 3, 1984 - January 5, 2020)
    • Northern Lights Bomb ( February 11, 2001 - January 5, 2020)
    • Yurikamome - Inverted Lotus Hold Can Opener ( May 14, 1999 - January 5, 2020)
  • Theme Songs
    • Theme Song “Attack and Release” by Yutaka Tominaga - Single ( September 7, 2002 - January 5, 2020)
    • Theme Song “S.O.S.” by ABBA - Single ( July 27, 2001 - September 6, 2002)
    • Theme Song “Naoki Sano Theme” by SWS - Single ( September 29, 1990 - July 26, 2001)
    • Theme Song “Destiny Light” by Naomi Masuda - Single ( January 1, 1988 - March 23, 1990)

Titles & Accomplishments

  • New Japan Pro Wrestling

  • Pro Wrestling Noah

    • 1 GHC Tag Team Championship (with Yoshihiro Takayama)

    BattlARTS

    • 1 FMW Junior Heavyweight Championship

    Comision de Box y Lucha D.F.

    • 1 Distrito Federal Trios Championship (with Yoshihiro Asai and Hata Hirokazu)

    Super World of Sports

    • 1 SWS Light Heavyweight Championship

    Wrestle Association R

    • 1 WAR World Six-Man Tag Team Championship (with Nobuhiko Takada and Masahito Kakihara)
  • Other Accomplishments
    • NJPW Young Lion Tournament Winner (1989)
    • Noah Global Tag League Winner (2010 - with Yoshihiro Takayama)
    • NOAH Global Tag League Technique Award (2010)
    • Kingdom One Million Yen Tournament Winner (August 1997)
    • WON Match of the Year (1990 - vs. Jushin Thunder Liger on January 31)

Relations

  • Tag Teams & Stables
    • Takuma Sano & Yoshihiro Takayama - Yoshihiro Takayama ( September 3, 2006 - June 26, 2011)
    • WAVE - Mitsuharu Misawa, Daisuke Ikeda , Yoshinari Ogawa, Naomichi Marufuji, Kotaro Suzuki ( March 18, 2001 - December 31, 2003)
    • Palaestra - Don Arakawa , George Takano, Shunji Takano, Kenichi Oya, Akira Katayama ( October 18, 1990 - June 19, 1992)

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