Yoshiaki Fujiwara - Pro Wrestler Profile

On this page, you find the full wrestling profile of Yoshiaki Fujiwara, 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.

Yoshiaki Fujiwara (藤原 喜明) was born in Village of Ezuriko (now part of Kitakami), Waga District, Iwate, Japan on April 27, 1949, and he is currently 75 years old.

He is currently working for Independent promotions, under the ring name of Yoshiaki Fujiwara.

A former judoka, Fujiwara was the first graduate of the NJPW dojo under the tutelage of Karl Gotch, and is known for his famous Fujiwara Armbar, a popular hold in judo/MMA.

Profile Info

  • Gender Male
  • Real Name Yoshiaki Fujiwara (藤原 喜明)
  • Ring Names
    • Yoshiaki Fujiwara ( November 12, 1972 - Present)
  • Born April 27, 1949 (age 75)
  • Nationality Nationality: JapanJapan
  • Birth Place Village of Ezuriko (now part of Kitakami), Waga District, Iwate, Japan
  • Billed From
    • Waga, Iwate, Japan
  • Height 6 ft 1 in (186 cm)
  • Weight
    • 225 lbs (102 kg)
  • Nicknames Fujiwara Gumicho; Kansetsuwaza no Oni (Demon of Joint Locks/Joint Technique)
  • Notes A former judoka, Fujiwara was the first graduate of the NJPW dojo under the tutelage of Karl Gotch, and is known for his famous Fujiwara Armbar, a popular hold in judo/MMA.

Career History

  • Roles
    • Wrestler ( November 12, 1972 - Present)
    • Coach ( January 1, 1981 - April 27, 2007)
    • Promoter ( June 1, 1991 - July 27, 1996)
  • Promotions / Brands
    Promotionfromto
    Promotion INDY September 5, 1995 Present
    Promotion Pro Wrestling Zero1ZERO1 June 4, 2001 April 27, 2007
    Promotion All Japan Pro WrestlingAJPW July 1, 2000 August 26, 2001
    Promotion BattlARTSBATTLARTS March 1, 2001 April 17, 2001
    Promotion New Japan Pro WrestlingNJPWBrand Heavyweight May 4, 1993 April 28, 1995
    Promotion Michinoku Pro WrestlingMICHINOKU November 15, 1994 January 11, 1995
    Promotion New Japan Pro WrestlingNJPWBrand Heavyweight January 4, 1986 March 16, 1989
    Promotion New Japan Pro WrestlingNJPWBrand Heavyweight November 2, 1972 June 14, 1984
  • Face / Heel Turns
    Alignmentfromto
    Tweener July 28, 1996 Present
    Heel June 15, 1984 July 27, 1996
    Face February 4, 1984 June 14, 1984
    Tweener November 12, 1972 February 3, 1984
  • Images History
    Feb 2010
    Feb 2010
    Jun 2001
    Jun 2001
    Mar 1991
    Mar 1991
    Feb 1984
    Feb 1984
    Aug 1979
    Aug 1979
    Nov 1972
    Nov 1972

  • Finishers
    • Fujiwara Armbar ( November 12, 1972 - Present)
    • Heel Hook ( November 12, 1972 - Present)
    • Headbutt ( January 1, 1978 - Present)
  • Theme Songs
    • Theme Song "Ride of the Valkyries" by Robert Wagner - Single ( April 17, 1984 - Present)
    • Theme Song "Sudden Impact" by Lalo Schiffrin - Single ( July 1, 1988 - July 31, 1988)

Titles & Accomplishments

  • New Japan Pro Wrestling

  • Pro Wrestling Zero1

    • 1 NWA Intercontinental Tag Team Championship (with Shinya Hashimoto)

    Dramatic Dream Team

    • 1 Ironman Heavymetalweight Championship

    Frontier Martial-Arts Wrestling

    • 1 FMW Brass Knuckles Tag Team Championship (with Daisuke Ikeda)

    Pro Wrestling Fujiwara Gumi

    • 1 Fujiwara Gumi Heavyweight Championship
  • Other Accomplishments
    • NJPW Japan Cup Tag League Winner (1986 - with Antonio Inoki)
    • NJPW Karl Gotch Cup Winner (1975)
    • UWF Kakuto Prospect Tournament Winner (1985)
    • Tokyo Sports Effort Award (1975, 1982)
    • Tokyo Sports Fighting Spirit Award (1987)
    • Tokyo Sports Technique Award (1989)

Relations

Yoshiaki Fujiwara Games Appearances (3)

You must login to post a comment.
characters left.
Log in with
Loading comment... The comment will be refreshed after 00:00.
Work With Us - Join The Team!

We're looking for new staff members with passion for Wrestling and WWE games, and willingness to contribute in any of the website areas. If you're interested, feel free to contact us!

Top