Great Kabuki

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Title History

 

  • NWA (Los Angeles) Beat the Champ Television title (as Takachiho) defeating Great Goliath (December 9, 1970);
  • NWF (Cleveland/Buffalo) World Tag Team titles (as Yoshino Sato) w/Mitsu Arakawa defeating Dominic DeNucci & Tony Parisi [Tournament] (January 19, 1972);
  • NWA (JWA) United National Heavyweight title (as Takachiho) defeating Johnny Valentine (March 8, 1973);
  • NWA Austra Asian Tag Team titles (as Hito Tojo) w/Hiro Tojo defeating Spiros Arion & Mark Lewin (October 19, 1973);
  • AJPW (All Japan) All Asia Tag Team titles (as Takachiho) w/Samson Kutsuwada defeating Ted & Jerry Oates (October 21, 1976);
  • NWA (Florida) United States Tag Team titles (as Mr. Sato) w/Mr. Saito defeating Jack & Jerry Brisco (????, 1978);
  • NWA Florida Tag Team titles (as Mr. Sato) w/Mr. Saito defeating Steve Keirn & Mike Graham (????, 1978);
  • NWA Florida Tag Team titles (as Mr. Sato) w/Mr. Saito defeating Jack & Jerry Brisco (March ??, 1978);
  • NWA (Florida) United States Tag Team titles (as Mr. Sato) w/Mr. Saito defeating Jim Garvin & Killer Karl Kox (January ??, 1979);
  • NWA Western States Tag Team titles (as Takachiho) w/Ricky Romero defeating Mr. Pogo & Mr. Sato (April ??, 1979);
  • NWA Central States Tag Team titles (as Takachiho) w/Pak Song defeating Dick Murdoch & Bob Brown (April 17, 1980);
  • NWA Central States Tag Team titles w/Killer Karl Kox defeating Pat O` Connor & Bob Brown (June 21, 1980);
  • NWA (Texas) World Tag Team titles w/Chang Chung defeating David & Kevin Von Erich (????, 1981);
  • NWA (World Class) American Heavyweight title defeating Kerry Von Erich (September 25, 1981);
  • Mid South Louisiana Heavyweight title defeating Bob Roop (October ??, 1981);
  • WCCW (World Class) Television title defeating Al Madril (January 3, 1983);
  • NWA Texas Brass Knuckles title defeating ??????? (January 14, 1983);
  • NWA Mid Atlantic Television title defeating Jos LeDuc (May 23, 1983);
  • NWA Texas Brass Knuckles title won a tournament (July ??, 1985);
  • CWA Mid America Heavyweight title defeating Paul Diamond [Tournament] (November ??, 1986);
  • AJPW (All Japan) World Tag Team titles w/Jumbo Tsuruta defeating Steve Williams & Terry Gordy (July 19, 1990);

 

Career Highlights

 

  • The Great Kabuki formed a tag team with the Great Muta known as the “Rising Suns”..
  • Royal Rumble 1994: The Great Kabuki participated in the Royal Rumble match, entering at #22, eliminated by Lex Luger..
  • ~~~Earlier on the show, Kabuki was one of ten interfering wrestlers that helped put the Undertaker inside a casket..
  • 1998: The Great Kabuki retired from wrestling..

    Brad Dykens wrote: Like many foreign wrestlers working in the USA, the Great Kabuki had many managers over the year, including: Skandor Akbar, Killer Tim Brooks, James J. Dillon, Gary Hart, Michael Hayes, Armand Hussein, Percy Pringle III, Sunshine, Tojo Yamamoto..