Tiger Mask - Pro Wrestler Profile

On this page, you find the full wrestling profile of Tiger Mask, 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.

He is currently a Wrestler, working for NJPW on the Junior Heavyweight division, under the ring name of Tiger Mask (IV).

Currently, he is a member of the team of Flying Tiger.

He is a character originated from manga of the same name by Ikki Kajiwara and Naoki Tsuji.

This profile is used for when the Tiger Mask character is portrayed by a wrestler that was also appearing as himself at the same time, or when he is portrayed by an unknown wrestler or a wrestler who hasn't got his personal profile.

Tiger Mask has been portrayed by: Satoru Sayama (Tiger Mask); Mitsuhara Misawa (Tiger Mask II); Koji Kanemoto (Tiger Mask III); Yoshihiro Yamazaki (Tiger Mask IV); Ikuhisa Minowa (Tiger Mask V); Kota Ibushi (Tiger Mask W).

He is currently played by Yoshihiro Yamazaki.

Profile Info

  • Gender Male
  • Ring Names
    • Tiger Mask (IV) ( July 15, 1995 - Present)
    • Tiger Mask W ( October 10, 2016 - March 6, 2017)
    • Tiger Mask (V) ( July 18, 2010 - October 11, 2010)
    • Tiger Mask (III) ( March 1, 1992 - July 21, 1994)
    • Tiger Mask (II) ( August 26, 1984 - May 14, 1990)
    • Tiger Mask (I) ( April 23, 1981 - August 12, 1983)
  • Nationality Nationality: JapanJapan
  • Height 5 ft 8 in (173 cm)
  • Weight
    • 187 lbs (85 kg)
  • Notes He is a character originated from manga of the same name by Ikki Kajiwara and Naoki Tsuji.

Career History

  • Roles
    • Wrestler ( April 23, 1981 - Present)
  • Companies / Promotions
    Promotionfromto
    Promotion New Japan Pro WrestlingNJPWBrand Junior Heavyweight January 20, 2002 Present
    Promotion Michinoku Pro WrestlingMICHINOKU September 14, 1995 September 23, 2003
    Promotion New Japan Pro WrestlingNJPWBrand Junior Heavyweight March 1, 1992 July 21, 1994
  • Face / Heel Turns
    Alignmentfromto
    Face April 23, 1981 Present
  • Images
    Jul 1995
    Jul 1995
    Oct 2016
    Oct 2016
    Jul 2010
    Jul 2010
    Mar 1992
    Mar 1992
    Aug 1984
    Aug 1984
    Apr 1981
    Apr 1981
    Oct 1969
    Oct 1969

  • Finishers
    • Tiger Suplex - Double Underhook Suplex ( April 23, 1981 - Present)
    • Tiger Driver - Double Underhook Powerbomb ( April 23, 1981 - Present)
  • Theme Songs
    • Theme Song "Omae wa Tora ni Nare" - Single ( April 23, 1981 - Present)

Titles & Accomplishments

  • Titles Won

    TIGER MASK I (Satoru Sayama)

    New Japan Pro-Wrestling

    • 3 WWF Junior Heavyweight Championship
    • 1 NWA World Junior Heavyweight Championship

    OTHER ACCOMPLISHMENTS

    • International Professional Wrestling Hall of Fame induction (class of 2021)
    • Tokyo Sports MVP Award (1982)
    • Tokyo Sports Popularity Award (1981)
    • Tokyo Sports Technique Award (1982, 1984)
    • Wrestling Observer Newsletter Hall of Fame induction (Class of 1996)
    • WON Best Flying Wrestler (1982, 1983)
    • WON Most Impressive Wrestler (1982)
    • WON Best Technical Wrestler (1982, 1983)
    • WON Match of the Year (1982 - vs. Dynamite Kid at NJPW Summer Fight Series II Night 19)

     

    TIGER MASK II (Mitsuharu Misawa)

    All Japan Pro Wrestling

    • 1 All Asia Tag Team Championship (with Kenta Kobashi)
    • 1 NWA International Junior Heavyweight Championship
    • 1 PWF World Tag Team Championship (with Jumbo Tsuruta)

     

    TIGER MASK III (Koji Kanemoto)

    Pro Wrestling Noah

    • 1 GHC Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Championship (with Tiger Mask IV)

    OTHER ACCOMPLISHMENTS

    • International Professional Wrestling Hall of Fame induction (class of 2021)
    • Tokyo Sports MVP Award (1982)
    • Tokyo Sports Popularity Award (1981)
    • Tokyo Sports Technique Award (1982, 1984)
    • Wrestling Observer Newsletter Hall of Fame induction (Class of 1996)
    • WON Best Flying Wrestler (1985, 1986)
    • WON Match of the Year (1985 - vs. Kuniaki Kobayashi at AJPW Special Wars in Budokan)
    • WON Best Wrestling Maneuver (1985 - Topé con Giro)
    • WON Most Underrated Wrestler (1988)

     

    TIGER MASK IV (Yoshihiro Yamazaki)

    New Japan Pro-Wrestling

    • 6 IWGP Junior Heavyweight Championship
    • 2 IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Championship (1 with Jushin Thunder Liger, 1 with Robbie Eagles)

    National Wrestling Alliance

    • 2 NWA World Junior Heavyweight Championship

    Pro Wrestling Noah

    • 2 GHC Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Championship (1 with Tiger Mask III, 1 with Jushin Thunder Liger)

    Michinoku Pro Wrestling

    • 2 British Commonwealth Jr. Heavyweight Championship
    • 1 Apex of Triangle Six–Man Tag Team Championship (with The Great Sasuke & Gran Hamada)

    Universal Wrestling Association

    • 1 UWA World Middleweight Championship

    OTHER ACCOMPLISHMENTS

    • NJPW Best of the Super Juniors Winner (2004, 2005)
    • NJPW Jr. Heavyweight MVP Award (2005)
    • PW Noah NTV G+ Cup Junior Heavyweight Tag League Winner (2013 – Jushin Thunder Liger)
    • MPW Fukumen World League Winner (2000, 2007)
    • MPW Fukumen World Tag League Winner (2000 - with Gran Hamada)

Relations

Tiger Mask Game Appearances

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