Great Sasuke

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Title History

  •  UWA/UWF Intercontinental Tag Team titles w/Gran Hamada defeating Villano IV & Bulldog K.T for vacant titles (November 20, 1992);
  • UWA (Mexico) World Welterweight title defeating Super Delfin (July 24, 1993);
  • FMW (Frontier Martial Arts) Independent World World Junior Heavyweight title defeating Battle Ranger Z to become 1st champion (October 18, 1993);
  • British Commonwealth Junior Heavyweight title defeating Stevie J (September 25, 1995);
  • WWF World Light Heavyweight title defeating Aero Flash (March 24, 1996);
  • IWGP Junior Heavyweight title defeating Jushin Liger (April 29, 1996);
  • WWA (Mexico) World Middleweight title defeating Piloto Suicida (July 27, 1996);
  • NWA World Junior Heavyweight title defeating Masayoshi Motegi (August 2, 1996);
  • WWF World Light Heavyweight title defeating El Samurai (August 4, 1996);
  • WWA (Mexico) World Junior Light Heavyweight title defeating El Samurai (August 4, 1996);
  • UWA (Mexico) World Junior Light Heavyweight title defeating Ultimo Dragon (August 5, 1996);
  • British Commonwealth Junior Heavyweight title defeating Ultimo Dragon (August 5, 1996);
  • NWA World Welterweight title defeating Ultimo Dragon (August 5, 1996);
  • NWA World Middleweight title defeating Tokyo Magnum [Tournament] (February 7, 1999);
  • IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team titles w/Jushin Liger defeating Dr. Wagner Jr. & Kendo Ka Shin (April 10, 1999);
  • APEX of Triangle Six Man Tag Team titles w/Gran Hamada & Tiger Mask defeating Takeshi Ono, KAW KAW & Masao Orihara (April 14, 2001);
  • UWA/UWF Intercontinental Tag Team titles w/Sasuke the Great defeating Dick Togo & Gedo (December 22, 2001);
  • Michinoku Pro Tohoku (East Northern) Junior Heavyweight title defeating Atlantis (March 28, 2004);
  • Michinoku Pro Tohoku Tag Team titles w/Dick Togo defeating Jinsei Shinzaki & GAINA (July 9, 2005);
  • Michinoku Pro Tohoku (East Northern) Junior Heavyweight title defeating Super Delfin (October 8, 2006);
  • Michinoku Pro Tohoku Tag Team titles w/Yoshitsune defeating Rasse & KAGETORA (January 14, 2008);

 Career Highlights

  •  Great Sasuke was the owner and founder of Michinoku Pro Wrestling in Japan..
  • Great Sasuke was trained by the first Tiger Mask, Satoru Sayama..
  • Great Sasuke wrestled unmasked as Masa Michinoku for Gran Hamada’s UWF..
  • Great Sasuke was the first ever J-Crown champion, a title that consisted of 8 of the World’s top Light Heavyweight titles..
  • He has an incredible tolerance for pain, especially considering the injuries he has had, including a cracked skull TWICE!
  • July 7, 1997 – WWF RAW: The Great Sasuke defeated Brian Christopher…
  • 1998: The Great Sasuke was forced to undergo major knee surgery due to injuries..
  • October 25, 1998: Tiger Mask & Great Sasuke beat an impostor team of Sasuke The Great & Masked Tiger (“mask vs mask” match)..
  • ~~~Sasuke said the defeated team didn’t have to take off their masks, Delfin came out to enforce the stipulation..
  • ~~~Sasuke & Delfin got into a confrontation and this led to Sasuke walking out of Michinoku Pro..
  • Great Sasuke called a press conference saying he was now changing his name to SASUKE (all capitals)..
  • ~~~SASUKI also announced the formation of SASUKE Gumi and its members..
  • When SASUKE returned to the ring he sported a new mask and a new rudo (heel) attitude..
  • SASUKE eventually turned face again and Delfin did not like the direction of the company..
  • Delfin and a bunch of wrestlers quit Michinoku Pro and nearly destroyed the company..
  • SASUKE enlisted Jinsei Shinzaki, Gran Naniwa, Unltimo Dragon, as well as TAKA Michinoku to rebuild the promotion..
  • April 13, 2003: Great Sasuke won election to the Japanese Diet, making him the first actual masked Senator in history..
  • ~~~apparently, there is a huge celebration going on right now in Parts Unknown (ha ha)..
  • November 2, 2003 – Michinoku Pro Wrestling 10th Anniversary PPV: Super Delfin beat The Great Sasuke in the main event..
  • September 20, 2004 – Z1 Hustle-5: Giant Silva defeated The Great Sasuke..
  • June 4 2005–Michinoku Pro: Great Sasuke & Shanaou defeated Pineapple Hanai & Kessen Numa-Jiro ..
  • June 5 2005–Michinoku Pro: Great Sasuke & Lasse defeated Jinsei Shinzaki & Shinitsu Nohashi..
  • July 2 2005–Michinoku Pro: Great Sasuke & GARUDA defeated Kessen Numa-Jiro & Pineapple Hanai..
  • July 3 2005–Michinoku Pro: Great Sasuke defeated Shinjitsu Nohashi..
  • July 9 2005–Michinoku Pro: Great Sasuke & Dick Togo defeated Jinsei Shinzaki & GAINA to win the Tohoku Tag Team titles..
  • July 17, 2005–Michinoku Pro: Jinsei Shinzaki & Mango Fukuda defeated Great Sasuke & Kei Sato..
  • July 18, 2005–Michinoku Pro: Mango Fukuda & Takeshi Minaminno & Shinjitsu Nohashi beat Great Sasuke & Garuda & Kei Sato..
  • July 23, 2005–Michinoku Pro: Kesen Numa-Jiro & Mango Fukuda & Shinjitu Nohashi defeated Great Sasuke & Shu Sato & Kei Sato..
  • July 24, 2005–Michinoku Pro: Mango Fukuda & Gamma & Takeshi Minaminno defeated Great Sasuke & GARUDA & Kei Sato..
  • July 30, 2005–Michinoku Pro: Gamma & Takeshi Minaminno defeated Great Sasuke & Dynamite Tohoku..
  • The Great Sasuke is known as one of the best Junior Heavyweights in the world..