NEW JAPAN PRO-WRESTLING

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Kota Ibushi

UNIT

NJPW main unit 

HEIGHT

181cm 

WEIGHT

93kg 

YEAR OF BIRTH

21 May 1982 

Kota Ibushi
HEIGHT
181cm 
WEIGHT
93kg 
YEAR OF BIRTH
21 May 1982 
PLACE OF BIRTH
Aira-shi, Kagoshima 
BLOOD TYPE
DEBUT
1 Jul 2004 
FINISH HOLD

Kamigoye, Sit out Last Ride, Phoenix Splash, Phoenix Plex, Tiger Driver ’91

 
TWITTER
@ibushi_kota 

BIOGRAPHY

The Golden Star, Kota Ibushi is one of NJPW’s most popular wrestlers with superhuman physical ability and an unparalleled sense for pro-wrestling.

After debuting on July 1, 2004 with DDT Pro Wrestling, Ibushi joined NJPW in 2009 during the “BEST OF THE SUPER Jr.16”, and quickly made a lasting impression. He had the unprecedented record of a tournament grand slam (Best of the Super Juniors, New Japan Cup, G1 Climax) as well as IWGP Junior Heavyweight(2011), NEVER Openweight(2018), IWGP Intercontinental(2019), Junior Heavyweight Tag(2010) and Heavyweight Tag Team(2020) Championship reigns.

In 2020, Ibushi won his second straight G1 Climax a feat only Masahiro Chono & Hiroyoshi Tenzan have accomplished before him. Although he lost the IWGP double Championships Right to Challenge briefcase to Jay White at Power Struggle, Tetsuya Naito nonetheless demanded he face Ibushi for IWGP Heavyweight & Intercontinental double Championships on January 4 2021. Will he make good on his promise to become God in 2021?

The Golden Star, Kota Ibushi is one of NJPW’s most popular wrestlers with superhuman physical ability and an unparalleled sense for pro-wrestling.

After debuting on July 1, 2004 with DDT Pro Wrestling, Ibushi joined NJPW in 2009 during the “BEST OF THE SUPER Jr.16”, and quickly made a lasting impression. He had the unprecedented record of a tournament grand slam (Best of the Super Juniors, New Japan Cup, G1 Climax) as well as IWGP Junior Heavyweight(2011), NEVER Openweight(2018), IWGP Intercontinental(2019), Junior Heavyweight Tag(2010) and Heavyweight Tag Team(2020) Championship reigns.

In 2020, Ibushi won his second straight G1 Climax a feat only Masahiro Chono & Hiroyoshi Tenzan have accomplished before him. Although he lost the IWGP double Championships Right to Challenge briefcase to Jay White at Power Struggle, Tetsuya Naito nonetheless demanded he face Ibushi for IWGP Heavyweight & Intercontinental double Championships on January 4 2021. Will he make good on his promise to become God in 2021?

FINISH HOLD

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    Kamigoye

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