courtesy of: Dominic Macika ([email protected])



Real name list for New Japan Pro Wrestling.  Comments/Questions/
Additions/corrections welcome at [email protected]

Format:
Real Name            Birthdate               Ring Debut
  Ring Name                  Promotion   dates
  Ring Name                  Promotion   dates
  [...]
    Tag Team name            Promotion   partner(s)
    Tag Team name            Promotion   partner(s)
    [...]

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New Japan Pro Wrestling                                Date: 11/16/94
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Aoyogi, Masashi      ??                      ??
  Masashi Aoyogi             New Japan   [3/92]-?/94

Benoit, Chris        ?/?/67                 ?/85
  Chris Benoit               ECW         8/94-
  Wild Pegasus               New Japan   8/93-
  White Pegasus              New Japan   8/93
  Chris Benoit               WCW
  Pegasus Kid                New Japan  
  Chris Benoit               Calgary     

Chono, Masahiro      9/17/63                 10/5/84
  Masa Chono                 KC
  Masahiro Chono             New Japan   10/84-

Enos, Mike           ?/?/62                  ?/88
  Mike Enos                  New Japan   [5/94]
  Blake Beverly              WWF         6/91-8/93
  Masked Skyscraper          NWA
  Minnesota Wrecking         NWA
    Crew II #2
  "Mean" Mike Enos           AWA         
    Beverly Brothers         WWF         w/Beau Beverly (Wayne
                                           Bloom)
    Minnesota Wrecking       NWA         w/Minnesota Wrecking
      Crew II                              Crew II #1 (Wayne
                                           Bloom)
    Destruction Crew         AWA         w/Wayne Bloom

Fujinami, Tatsumi    12/23/53                5/9/71
  Tatsumi Fujinami           WWF         [3/84]
  Dr. Fujinami               NWA         [?/77]
  Tatsumi Fujinami           New Japan   [1/78]-

Fujiwara, Yoshiaki   4/27/49                 11/72
  Yoshiaki Fujiwara          New Japan   [6/93]-
  Yoshiaki Fujiwara          PWF
  Yoshiaki Fujiwara          UWF
  Yoshiaki Fujiwara          New Japan   ?/86-??
  Yoshiaki Fujiwara          UWF         ?/84-9/85
  Yoshiaki Fujiwara          New Japan   11/72-[2/84]

Gotoh, Tatsutoshi    5/25/56                 2/9/83
  Tatsutoshi Goto            WAR         [6/93]-[1/94]
  Tatsutoshi Goto            New Japan   2/83-
    Raging Staff             New Japan   w/Super Strong Machine
                                           (Junji Hirata), Hiro
                                           Saito & Norio Honaga

Guerrero, Eddy
  Black Tiger                New Japan   [9/93]-
  Eddy Guerrero              New Japan   ??-[6/93]
  Eddy Guerrero              AAA         [6/93]-
  Mascara Magica             AAA         ?/93
  Mascara Magica             EMLL        ?/92-?/93
  Eddie Guerrero             EMLL          92-??
    The Atomic Pair          AAA         w/El Hijo de Santo

Hamada, Haraoki      11/27/50                ?/72
  Gran Hamada                New Japan   [10/94]
  El Gran Hamada             All-Japan   85
  Gran Hamada                New Japan   [5/82]
  El Gran Hamada             UWA         
  Little Hamada              ??

Hase, Hiroshi        5/5/61                  2/28/86
  Hiro Hase                  New Japan   12/87-
  Viet Cong Express #2       Calgary     [?/87]
  Hiro Hase                  Japan Pro   2/86-?/87
  Hiroshi Hase               Puerto Rico 2/86-??
    Viet Cong Express        Calgary     w/Viet Cong Express #1
                                           (Fumihiro Niikura)

Hashimoto, Shinya    7/3/65                  9/1/84
  Hashif Khan                Calgary     [?/87]
  Shinya Hashimoto           New Japan   9/84-

Hegstrand, Michael   9/12/57                 ?/82
  Hawk                       ECW
  Hawk                       WCW         8/93
  Hawk                       New Japan   ?/92-
  Hawk                       WWF         ??-8/92
  Hawk                       WCW
  Hawk                       All-Japan
  Hawk                       AWA         ?/84-?/86
  Hawk                       Memphis     1/84-??
  Hawk                       Georgia     6/83-[5/84]
  Crusher Von Haig           Vancouver   ?/82-??
    Hell Rasiers             New Japan   w/Power Warrior (Kensuke
                                           Sasaki)
    Legion of Doom           WWF         w/Animal
    Road Warriors                        w/Animal
    Legion of Doom           Georgia     w/Animal, Spoiler, King
                                           Kong Bundy, Jake
                                           Roberts, Buzz Sawyer

Honaga, Nobuo        8/11/55                 4/25/80
  The Pirate                 New Japan  ?/87
  Norio Honaga               New Japan
  Nobuo Honaga               All-Japan  11/84-??
  Nobuo Honaga               Japan Pro  ?/84-?/87
  Nobuo Honaga               New Japan  ??-9/84
    Raging Staff             New Japan  w/Super Strong Machine
                                          (Junji Hirata),
                                          Tatsutoshi Goto & Hiro
                                          Saito

Iizuka, Takayuki     8/2/65                  11/2/86
  Takayuki Iizuka            New Japan   11/86-

Inoki, Antonio       2/20/43                 9/30/60
  Antonio Inoki              New Japan   3/72-
  Antonio Inoki              JWA         ??-?/71
  Kanji Inoki                JWA         9/60-??
  The Kamikazee              ??

Ishikawa, Yuki       2/8/67                  4/19/92
  Yuki Ishikawa              New Japan   [9/93]-
  Yuki Ishikawa              PWFG        4/92-

Ishizawa, Tokimitsu  9/5/68                  9/21/92
  Tokimitsu Ishizawa         New Japan   9/92-

James, Robert Jr.    ?/?/61                  ?/81
  Dos Hombres II             WCW        5/93
  Brad Armstrong             New Japan  [?/92]-
  Brad Armstrong             WCW 
  Arachniman                 WCW        
  Bad Street                 WCW
  Fantasia                   WCW        
  "Candy Man" Brad Armstrong NWA        [10/90]
  Brad Armstrong             UWF(BW)
  Brad Armstrong             NWA
  Brad Armstrong             Alabama
  Mr. R                      NWA        2/18/84
  Brad Armstrong             NWA
  Brad Armstrong             Alabama
    Dos Hombres              WCW        w/Dos Hombres I(Ricky
                                          Steamboat)
    Lightning Express        NWA        w/Tim Horner
    Lightning Express        UWF(BW)    w/Tim Horner

Kanemoto, Koji       10/31/66                11/7/90
  King Lee                   UWA         [5/93]
  Tiger Mask                 New Japan   3/92-4/94
  Koji Kanemoto              New Japan   11/90-

Kido, Osamu          2/2/50                  2/21/69
  Osamu Kido                 New Japan  [3/92]-
  Osamu Kido                 UWF        9/84-??
  Osamu Kido                 New Japan  3/72-9/84
  Osamu Kido                 JWA        2/69-??

Kimura, Takashi      9/4/53                  8/2/72
  Kengo Kimura               New Japan   ?/73-
  Takashi Kimura             JWA         8/72-??

Kobayashi, Kuniaki   1/11/56                 12/73
  Kuniaki Kobayashi          WAR         [1/94]
  The Pirate                 New Japan   ?/87
  Kuniaki Kobayashi          New Japan   6/87-
  Kuniaki Kobayashi          All-Japan   11/84-3/87
  Kid Koby                   LA          81
  Kid Koby                   Mexico
  Kuniaki Kobayashi          New Japan   12/73-9/84

Kojima, Satoshi      9/14/70                 7/16/91
  Satoshi Kojima             New Japan   7/91-

Koshinaka, Shiro     9/4/58                  3/79
  Shiro Koshinaka            WAR         [1/94]
  Shiro Koshinaka            New Japan   ?/85-
  Samurai Shiro              Mexico      ?/82-?/84
  Shiro Koshinaka            All-Japan   3/79-?/84
    Skinheads                New Japan

Mar, Victor Manuel   10/7/54                  ??
  Black Cat                  AAA         [5/94]-
  Kuroneko                   Mexico      [?/87]
  Black Cat                  New Japan   4/81-

Matsuda, Osamu       9/19/66                  7/4/86
  El Samurai                 WAR         [1/94]
  El Samurai                 New Japan   [3/92]-
  Osamu Matsuda              New Japan   7/86-??

Mera, Akihisa        9/8/48                   10/31/64
  Great Kabuki               New Japan   [1/93]-
  Great Kabuki               WAR         [?/92]-
  Great Kabuki               SWS
  Great Kabuki               WCCW        [9/85]
  Kabuki                     All-Japan   [1/84]
  Great Kabuki               NWA         [6/83-3/84]
  Akio Moto                  ??
  Mr. Sato                   ??
  Professor Takachio         ??
  Takachiho                  ??
  Akihisa Takachiho          All-Japan   ?/73-??
  Akihisa Takachiho          JWA         10/64-??
  Yoshino Sato               ??

Muto, Keiji          12/23/63                10/5/84
  Keiji Muto                 WAR         [1/94]
  Great Muta                 New Japan
  Great Muta                 NWA
  Super Black Ninja          WWC
  Mutoh the White Ninja      CWFl           
  White Ninja                Alabama             
  The Ninja                  CWFl        2/86-[?/87]
  Keiji Muto                 New Japan   10/84-
    Rising Suns              CWFl        w/Kendo Nagasaki

Nagata, Yuji         4/24/68                 9/14/92
  Yuji Nagata                New Japan   9/92-

Nakanishi, Manabu    1/22/67                 10/13/92
  Manabu Nakanishi           New Japan   10/92-

Nakano, Shinichi     ?/?/63                  ?/81
  Shinichi Nakano            New Japan
  Shinichi Nakano            All-Japan  11/84-??
  Shinichi Nakano            New Japan  ??-9/84

Nishimura, Osamu     9/23/71                 4/21/91
  Osamu Nishimura            New Japan   4/91-

Nogami, Akira        3/13/66                 10/12/84
  Akira Nogami               New Japan   10/84-
 
Norton, Scott        ?/?/62                  ?/89
  Scott Norton               WWF         10/94
  Scott Norton               OWF
  Scott Norton               WWF         ?/93
  Scott Norton               WCW         ?/93-?/93
  Scott Norton               New Japan   [?/92]-
  Scott Norton               PNW
  Scott Norton               AWA
    Lumberjacks              AWA         w/Yukon John Nord

Ohara, Michiyoshi    11/15/67                6/30/90
  Michiyoshi Ohara           WAR         [1/94]
  Michiyoshi Ohara           New Japan   6/90-

Otani, Shinjiro      7/21/72                 6/25/92
  Shinjiro Otani             New Japan   [6/93]-
 
Rechsteiner, Rob     ?/?/61                 ?/85
  Rick Steiner               WWF         ??-5/94
  Rick Steiner               New Japan
  Rick Steiner               WCW
  Rick Steiner               Mid-South   [3/87]
  Rick Steiner               Montreal
    Steiner Brothers         WWF         w/Scott Steiner
    Steiner Brothers         WCW         w/Scott Steiner
    Varsity Club             NWA         w/Kevin Sullivan & Mike
                                           Rotundo
                                                    
Rechsteiner, Scott   ?/?/62                 ?/86
  Scott Steiner              WWF         ??-5/94
  Scott Steiner              New Japan
  Scott Steiner              WCW
  Scott Steiner              Memphis
  Scott Rexsteiner           WWA         ?/86-?/87
    Steiner Brothers         WWF         w/Rick Steiner
    Steiner Brothers         WCW         w/Rick Steiner
    The Wrestling Machines   Memphis     w/John Paul

Saito, Akitoshi      8/8/65                 12/20/90
  Akitoshi Saito             New Japan  [3/92]-
  Akitoshi Saito             W*ING      12/90-??

Saito, Hiroyuki      5/25/61                8/26/78
  Hiro Saito                 New Japan  6/87-
  Hiro Saito                 All-Japan  ?/85-3/87
  Hiro Saito                 Japan Pro  ?/84-?/87
  Hiro Saito                 Calgary
  Hiro Saito                 New Japan  8/78-[7/85]
    Raging Staff             New Japan  w/Super Strong Machine
                                          (Junji Hirata),
                                          Tatsutoshi Goto & Norio
                                          Honaga
    Calgary Hurricanes       All-Japan  w/Super Strong Machine
                                          (Junji Hirata) & Shunji
                                          Takano

Saito, Masanori      8/7/42                 6/3/65
  Masa Saito                 AWA
  The Trooper                AWA
  Masa Saito                 New Japan  3/87-
  Masa Saito                 All-Japan  ??-3/87
  Masa Saito                 Japan Pro  ??-?/87
  Mr. Saito                  AWA        [7/83-3/84]
  Mr. Saito                  WWF        82
  Masa Saito                 New Japan  [4/79-6/79]
  Mr. Saito                  LA
  Mr. Saito                  CWFl       ?/67-??
  Masa Saito                 Tokyo Pro  ?/66-?/67
  Masa Saito                 JWA        6/65-?/66

Sasaki, Kensuke      8/4/66                 2/16/86
  Power Warrior              New Japan    ?/92-
  Kensuke Sasaki             WCW
  Kensuke Sasaki             New Japan    ?/87-?/92
  Kensuke Sasaki             Calgary
  Kensuke Sasaki             Japan Pro    ?/86-?/87
    Hell Raisers             New Japan    w/Road Warrior Hawk

Simon, Dean          ?/?/60                 ?/82
  "Shooter" Dean Malenko     ECW          8/94-
  Dean Malenko               New Japan    5/93-
  Dean Malenko               All-Japan

Skaggs, Charles      ??                      ?/?
  Too Cold Scorpio           ECW         6/94-
  Too Cold Scorpio           MWCW        [6/94]
  Too Cold Scorpio           WCW         ??-4/94
  Flying Scorpio             New Japan   [6/93]-
  Black Scorpio              ??

Takaiwa, Tatsuhito   7/5/72                 7/21/92
  Tatsuhito Takaiwa          New Japan    7/92-

Yamada, Keiichi      11/10/64               ?/84
  Jushin Liger               WCW         ?/91-?/92
  Jushin Liger               New Japan   4/89-
  Keiichi Yamada             Calgary     ~87
  Fuji Yamada                England     ~87
  Keiichi Yamada             New Japan   3/84-12/88           

Yamamoto, Hiroyoshi  3/23/71                1/11/91
  Hiroyoshi Yamamoto         CWA         [6/93]
  Hiroyoshi Yamamoto         New Japan   1/91-
 
Yasuda, Tadao        ?/?/64                 2/94
  Tadao Yasuda               New Japan   2/94-
  Takanofuji                 Sumo        ??-?/92

Yatsu, Yoshiaki      7/19/56                12/29/80
  Yoshiaki Yatsu             New Japan   2/94-
  Yoshiaki Yatsu             SWS         ??-?/92
  Yoshiaki Yatsu             All-Japan   11/84-??
  Yoshiaki Yatsu             Japan Pro   ?/84-?/87
  The Great Yatsu            WCCW        [6/83]
  Yoshiaki Yatsu             New Japan   12/80-9/84
  Tola Yatsu                 WCCW        [5/83]
  The Great Yatsu            WWF         12/80-?/81

Yoshida, Mitsuo      12/3/51                8/8/74
  Riki Chosyu                New Japan   6/87-
  Riki Chosyu                All-Japan   11/84-3/87
  Riki Chosyu                Japan Pro   ?/84-?/87
  Riki Chosyu                New Japan   ?/77-9/84
  Mitsuo Yoshida             New Japan   8/74-?/77
    Ishingun                 All-Japan   w/Masa Saito, Animal
                                           Hamaguchi, Yoshiaki
                                           Yatsu, Kuniaki
                                           Kobayashi & ?

??                   ??                     ??
  David Finlay               New Japan   [5/92]-[5/94]

??                   ??                     ??
  Shoichi Funaki             New Japan   [10/94]
 



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