Toru Yano - Pro Wrestler Profile

On this page, you find the full wrestling profile of Toru Yano, 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.

Toru Yano (矢野 通) was born in Arakawa, Tokyo, Japan on May 18, 1978, and he is currently 45 years old.

He is currently a Wrestler, working for NJPW on the Heavyweight division, under the ring name of Toru Yano.

Currently, he is a member of the teams of CHAOS and Toru Yano & Tomohiro Ishii.

Profile Info

  • Gender Male
  • Real Name Toru Yano (矢野 通)
  • Ring Names
    • Toru Yano ( May 18, 2002 - Present)
  • Born May 18, 1978 (age 45)
  • Nationality Nationality: JapanJapan
  • Birth Place Arakawa, Tokyo, Japan
  • Billed From
    • Arakawa, Tokyo, Japan
  • Height 6 ft 1 in (186 cm)
  • Weight
    • 254 lbs (115 kg)
  • Nicknames Binwan Purodyūsā (Skilled Producer); Suko Naru Dai Dorobo (Sublime Master Thief); YTR

Career History

  • Roles
    • Wrestler ( May 18, 2002 - Present)
  • Promotions / Brands
    Promotionfromto
    Promotion New Japan Pro WrestlingNJPWBrand Heavyweight May 18, 2002 Present
    Promotion Pro Wrestling NOAHNOAH April 21, 2016 November 23, 2016
  • Face / Heel Turns
    Alignmentfromto
    Face May 4, 2014 Present
    Heel April 1, 2004 May 3, 2014
    Face May 18, 2002 March 31, 2004
  • Images
    Jan 2015
    Jan 2015
    Apr 2004
    Apr 2004
    May 2002
    May 2002

  • Finishers
    • Oni-Koroshi - Kneeling Powerbomb ( May 18, 2002 - Present)
    • Aka-Kiri - Head and Leg Hook Inside Cradle ( April 1, 2004 - Present)
    • Kuro-Kirishima - Modified Schoolboy ( April 1, 2004 - Present)
    • Urakasumi - Leg Hook Front Facelock rolled into a Cradle ( April 1, 2004 - Present)
    • Kagami-Wari - Scoop Brainbuster ( May 3, 2010 - May 3, 2014)
  • Theme Songs
    • Theme Song "intoxication?" by New Japan Pro Wrestling - Single ( January 4, 2018 - Present)
    • Theme Song "Original Kyoku" by New Japan Pro Wrestling - Single ( April 1, 2004 - January 3, 2018)
    • Theme Song "trick・ster" by Yonosuke Kitamura - with Great Bash Heel - Team ( October 16, 2006 - April 23, 2009)

Titles & Accomplishments

  • Titles Won

    New Japan Pro-Wrestling

    • 3 IWGP Tag Team Championship (1 with Togi Makabe, 1 with Takashi Iizuka, 1 with Tomohiro Ishii)
    • 5 NEVER Openweight 6-Man Tag Team Championship (2 with Jay & Mark Briscoe, 1 with Beretta & Tomohiro Ishii, 1 with Ryusuke Taguchi & Togi Makabe, 1 with Hiroshi Tanahashi & Boltin Oleg)
    • 2 KOPW Championship (2020, 2021)
    • 4 Provisional KOPW Championship

    Pro Wrestling Noah

    • 2 GHC Tag Team Championship (1 with Takashi Iizuka, 1 with Naomichi Marufuji)

    Apache Pro-Wrestling Army

    • 1 WEW Heavyweight Championship

    European Wrestling Promotion

    • 1 EWP Tag Team Championship (with Kendo Kashin)
  • Other Accomplishments
    • NJPW New Japan Rambo Winner (2021)
    • NJPW King of Pro-Wrestling Title Tournament Winner (2020)
    • PW Noah Global Tag League Winner (2016 – with Naomichi Marufuji)
    • EWP Tag Team Title Tournament Winner (2005 – with Kendo Kashin)
    • Tokyo Sports Best Bout Award (2011 - with Takashi Iizuka vs. Keiji Mutoh & Kenta Kobashi, All Together)
    • Tokyo Sports Best Tag Team Award (2007 - with Togi Makabe)

Relations

Toru Yano Game Appearances

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