Yuji Nagata - Pro Wrestler Profile

On this page, you find the full wrestling profile of Yuji Nagata, 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.

Yūji Nagata (永田 裕志) was born in Togane, Chiba, Japan on April 24, 1968, and he is currently 56 years old.

He is currently working for NJPW on the Heavyweight division, under the ring name of Yuji Nagata.

Profile Info

  • Gender Male
  • Real Name Yūji Nagata (永田 裕志)
  • Ring Names
    • Yuji Nagata ( September 14, 1992 - Present)
    • Maybach Blue Justice ( May 10, 2015 - August 19, 2015)
    • Lion Maru ( May 22, 2004 - June 12, 2004)
  • Born April 24, 1968 (age 56)
  • Nationality Nationality: JapanJapan
  • Birth Place Togane, Chiba, Japan
  • Billed From
    • Togane, Chiba, Japan
  • Height 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
  • Weight
    • 238 lbs (108 kg)
  • Nicknames Blue Justice

Career History

  • Roles
    • Wrestler ( September 14, 1992 - Present)
  • Promotions / Brands
    Promotionfromto
    Promotion New Japan Pro WrestlingNJPWBrand Heavyweight August 8, 1998 Present
    Promotion All Japan Pro WrestlingAJPW June 19, 2022 August 27, 2023
    Promotion Pro Wrestling NOAHNOAH June 3, 2012 October 4, 2015
    Promotion All Japan Pro WrestlingAJPW March 21, 2011 July 29, 2012
    Promotion Pro Wrestling Zero1ZERO1 November 13, 2007 February 27, 2009
    Promotion Pro Wrestling NOAHNOAH May 14, 2003 January 10, 2004
    Promotion World Championship WrestlingWCW February 1, 1997 August 5, 1998
    Promotion New Japan Pro WrestlingNJPWBrand Heavyweight September 14, 1992 January 4, 1997
  • Face / Heel Turns
    Alignmentfromto
    Heel February 1, 1997 Present
    Face September 14, 1992 January 31, 1997
  • Images History
    Jun 2012
    Jun 2012
    Feb 1997
    Feb 1997
    Sep 1992
    Sep 1992

  • Finishers
    • Nagata Lock - Reverse Figure-four Leglock ( September 14, 1992 - Present)
    • Nagata Lock II - Crossface ( August 8, 1998 - Present)
    • Nagata Lock III - Crossface / Scissored Armbar combination ( August 8, 1998 - Present)
    • Nagata Lock IV - Chickenwing Over the shoulder Crossface ( August 8, 1998 - Present)
    • Back Drop Hold - Bridging Belly-to-back Suplex ( September 14, 1992 - Present)
    • STF ( February 1, 1997 - August 5, 1998)
  • Theme Songs
    • Theme Song "Mission Blow" - Single ( August 8, 1998 - Present)

Titles & Accomplishments

  • New Japan Pro Wrestling

  • All Japan Pro Wrestling

    • 1 Triple Crown Heavyweight Championship
    • 1 All Asia Tag Team Championship (with Jun Akiyama)
    • 1 AJPW World Tag Team Championship (with Kendo Kashin)

    Pro Wrestling Noah

    • 1 GHC Heavyweight Championship
    • 1 GHC Tag Team Championship (with Hiroshi Tanahashi)

    Pro Wrestling Zero1-Max

    • 1 ZERO1 World Heavyweight Championship
  • Other Accomplishments
    • NJPW G1 Climax Winner (2001)
    • NJPW G1 Tag League Winner (2000 - with Takashi Iizuka; 2010 - with Wataru Inoue)
    • NJPW New Japan Cup Winner (2007, 2011)
    • NJPW New Japan Rumble Winner (2015)
    • NJPW WCW World Tag Team Title Contenders League Winner (1998 – with Kensuke Sasaki)
    • NJPW Naeba Prince Hotel Cup Tag Tournament Winner (2001 – with Jushin Thunder Liger)
    • NJPW Samurai! TV Openweight Tag Team Tournament Winner (2005 – with Hirooki Goto)
    • NJPW MVP Award (2002)
    • NJPW Outstanding Performance Award (2001)
    • NJPW Singles Best Bout (2001 – vs. Keiji Mutoh on 08/12; 2002 – vs. Masahiro Chono on 10/26)
    • NJPW Tag Team Best Bout (2000 – with Manabu Nakanishi vs. Hiroyoshi Tenzan & Satoshi Kojima on 10/09; 2001 – with Jun Akiyama vs. Hiroshi Hase & Keiji Mutoh on 10/08)
    • AJPW Champion Carnival Winner (2011)
    • PW Noah Global League Winner (2013)
    • PW Noah Arukas Cup 6-Man Tag Tournament Winner (2015 – with Maybach Don & Maybach Taniguchi)
    • PW Noah Global League Fighting Spirit Award (2014)
    • Tokyo Sports Fighting Spirit Award (2001, 2011)
    • Tokyo Sports Match of the Year Award (2001 - vs. Kazuyuki Fujita on 06/06; 2002 - vs. Yoshihiro Takayama on 05/02)
    • Tokyo Sports Technique Award (1998, 1999)
    • Nikkan Sports Fighting Spirit Award (2012)
    • Nikkan Sports Match of the Year (2001 – with Jun Akiyama vs. Hiroshi Hase & Keiji Mutoh on 10/08)

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