Gran Hamada

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Title History

  • UWA (Mexico) World Middleweight title defeating Rene Guajardo (May 2, 1976);
  • UWA (Mexico) World Junior Light Heavyweight title defeating Cesar Valentino (February 4, 1979);
  • UWA (Mexico) World Light Heavyweight title defeating Rey Mendoza (November 4, 1979);
  • NWA (Los Angeles) Americas Heavyweight title defeating Timothy Flowers (November 6, 1981);
  • UWA (Mexico) World Middleweight title defeating Centurion Negro (February 14, 1982);
  • WWF Light Heavyweight title defeating Perro Aguayo (April 21, 1982);
  • UWA (Mexico) World Tag Team titles w/Riki Choshu defeating Baby Face & Canek (August 1, 1982);
  • UWA (Mexico) World Middleweight title defeating Luis Arizona (May 22, 1983);
  • WWF World Light Heavyweight title defeating Perro Aguayo (April 17, 1984);
  • NWA World Middleweight title defeating Grand Cochise (November 18, 1984);
  • UWA (Mexico) World Junior Light Heavyweight title defeating El Cobarde II (March 4, 1986);
  • UWA (Mexico) World Light Heavyweight title defeating Zandokan (July ??, 1989);
  • WWF Intercontinental Tag Team titles w/Perro Aguayo Awarded (January 7, 1991);
  • UWA (Mexico) World Tag Team titles w/Perro Aguayo defeating Brazo de Plata & Brazo de Oro (June 13, 1991);
  • UWA (Mexico) World Tag Team titles w/Kendo defeating Brazo de Plata & Brazo de Oro for vacant titles (January 19, 1992);
  • UWA/UWF Intercontinental Tag Team titles w/Great Sasuke defeating Villano IV & Bulldog KT for vacant titles (November 20, 1992);
  • UWA (Mexico) World Junior Light Heavyweight title defeating Black Power II [Tournament] (December 13, 1992);
  • UWF (Japan) Super Middleweight title defeating Villano IV (June 4, 1993);
  • UWA (Mexico) World Junior Light Heavyweight title defeating El Engendro (September 22, 1993);
  • WWA (Mexico) World Junior Light Heavyweight title defeating Villano IV (December 17, 1993);
  • UWA (Mexico) World Welterweight title defeating Kouji Kanamoto (September 22, 1995);
  • UWA (Mexico) World Junior Light Heavyweight title defeating Convict I for vacant title (July 30, 1998);
  • APEX of Triangle Six Man Tag Team titles w/Tiger Mask & Great Sasuke defeating Takeshi Ono, KAW KAW & Masao Orihara (April 14, 2001);
  • BJW (Japan) Heavyweight title defeating Mens Teioh (August 1, 2004);

Career Highlights

  • Gran Hamada has extensive international experience, having toured the U.S., Europe and Mexico..
  • Gran Hamada is still built like a brick, even at the age of 49..
  • Gran Hamada can still pull off lightning fast huracanranas and Swinging DDTs..
  • Gran Hamada has two daughters Ayako and Xochitl who are both pro wrestlers..
  • October 14, 2002 – AJPW: Gran Hamada def. Kazushi Miyamoto..
  • October 27, 2002 – AJPW: Masa Fuchi & Gran Hamada defeated Shigeo Okumura & Kazushi Miyamoto..
  • Gran Hamada is the father of female wrestler Ayako Hamada..