Kikutaro

@@kikutarochan

Title History

  • Osaka Pro Battle Royal title (4);
  • Barbed-Wire Street Fight 6-Man Tag Team Heavyweight title w/Atsushi Onita & Shigeo Okumura;
  • Barbed-Wire Street Fight 6-Man Tag Team Heavyweight title w/Atsushi Onita & Exciting Yoshida;
  • Iron Man Heavy Metal title defeating Cherry (November 28, 2015);
  • Tokyo Intercontinental tag team titles w Stalker Ichikawa defeating Chikara & Mitsuo Momota (December 1, 2015);
  • Tokyo Intercontinental tag team titles w Ryo Kawamura defeating Kikusan Hansen & Stan Ichikawa (Stalker Ichikawa) (April 4, 2016);
  • DDT Iron Man Heavy Metal title defeating Kuishinbo Kamen (December 4, 2016);

Career Highlights

  • Ebessan was in FMW & W*ING, wrestling under his real name before he began working for Osaka Pro..
  • Ebessan worked both Osaka Pro as “Ebessan” and DDT under his real name, but in early 2001 he started working Osaka exclusively..
  • Ebessan once had a tag team with NOSAWA, the duo competed in Mexico, USA, and of course Japan..
  • Ebessan & Kuishinbo Kamen have had many fun and comedic battles together, both as a tag team as against each other..
  • Ebessan & Kuishinbo Kamen were a tag team till Kamen lost a gimmick match and joined Delfin Army..
  • March 3, 2004 – NWA^TNA: Team NWA (Skipper/Sabin/Dutt) defeated Team Japan (Nosawa/Ebessan/Kuishinbo Kamen)..
  • March 7, 2004 – Pro Wrestling Guerilla: Kushinbo Kamen defeated Ebessan..
  • February 18, 2005–CHIKARA Pro – World Tag Grand Prix 2005: Team Osaka Pro (Ebessan & Billy Ken Kid)..
  • ~~~Round #1: Team Osaka Pro (Ebessan & Billy Ken Kid) defeated Shirley Doe & Darkness Crabtree..
  • ~~~Round #2: Team Osaka Pro (Ebessan & Billy Ken Kid) defeated Team PWG (Super Dragon & B-Boy)..
  • February 19, 2005 – ROH: Billy Ken Kid defeated Ebessan..
  • ~~~Later came out dressed as Cactus Jack during a segment with Mick Foley & Samoa Joe, who pinned Ebessan in a match..
  • February 20, 2005–CHIKARA Pro – World Tag Grand Prix 2005: Team Osaka Pro (Ebessan & Billy Ken Kid)..
  • ~~~Round #3: Team Osaka Pro (Ebessan & Billy Ken Kid) defeated Team Toryumon X (Milanito Collection A.T. & Skayde)..
  • ~~~Round #4: The SuperFriends (Chris Hero & Mike Quackenbush) defeated Team Osaka Pro (Ebessan & Billy Ken Kid)..
  • April 30, 2005–All Pro Wrestling: Great Tenchi defeated Ebessan..Ebataro – then – Kikutaro:
  • May 13, 2005 – ROH: Jack Evans defeated Delirious and Samoa Joe and Ebetaro in a Four Corner Survival match..
  • May 14, 2005 – CZW: Ebetaro participated in the 2005 Combat Zone Wrestling Best of the Best Tournament..
  • ~~~First Round: Ebetaro defeated Spyder Nate Webb | Second Round: B-Boy defeated Ebetaro….
  • May 29, 2005–AJPW: AKIRA & Taichi Ishikari defeated TAKA Michinoku & Kikutaro (aka Ebessan, aka Ebetaro)..
  • September 4, 2005–Pro Wrestling Guerrilla: Samoa Joe & Nosawa defeated TopGun Talwar & Kikutaro (formerly Ebessan)..
  • October 29, 2005 – ROH: BJ Whitmer w/Lacey defeated Nigel McGuinness and Nosawa and Kikutaro in a 4-Corner Survival..
  • November 23, 2005–AJPW: Keiji Muto & Akebono & Kikutaro beat Kensuke Sasaki & Akira Raijin & Katsuhiko Nakajima
  • November 26, 2005–AJPW: Nobutaka Araya defeated Kikutaro..
  • November 27, 2005–AJPW: TAKA Michinoku defeated Kikutaro..
  • November 28, 2005–AJPW: Taiji Ishimori defeated Kikutaro..
  • November 29, 2005–AJPW: Nobutaka Araya & Masanobu Fuchi defeated TAKA Michinoku & Kikutaro..
  • December 5, 2005–AJPW: Masanobu Fuchi & Nobukazu Hirai beat Nobutaro (Nobutaka Araya) & Kikutaro..
  • January 29, 2006–Nu-Wrestling Evolution: Tonga Kid & Kikutaro (Ebbesan) defeated Rage & Thunder Storm…
  • May 12, 2006 – Ring of Honor: Delirious defeated Nigel McGuiness and Kikutaro in a Triple Threat match..
  • May 13, 2006 – Ring of Honor: Colt Cabana defeated Kikitaru (formerly Ebessan)..
  • July 29, 2006–1 Pro Wrestling: Kikutaru defeated The Blue Meanie in a “King of Comedy” match..
  • July 30, 2006–FWA:Academy: Kikutaro defeated Gallagher..
  • December 8, 2006 – Ring of Honor: Tank Toland defeated Kikutaro..
  • December 9, 2006 – ROH: Jake Crist beat Dave Crist and Kikutaro and Pelle Primeau and Trik Davis and CJ Otis in 6-Man Mayhem..
  • April 7, 2007–Pro Wrestling Guerrilla: Kikutaro defeated Matt Classic (Colt Cabana’s gimmick from WSX)..
  • April 8, 2007–Pro Wrestling Guerrilla: Colt Cabana & Top Gun Talwar defeated Disco Machine & Kikutaro..
  • April 24, 2007–AJPW: Keiji Muto & Vampiro & Kikutaro beat Satoshi Kojima & Taiyo Kea & Akira Raijin..
  • January 31, 2015–HEAT UP: Hoshitango & Masa Takanashi defeated Hiroshi Watanabe & Kikutaro.
  • February 5, 2015–DDT: Jiro Kuroshio & Tomoya Kawamura defeated Dai Suzuki & Kikutaro.
  • February 11, 2015–Osaka Pro: Ebessan defeated Caramel Boy.
  • March 6, 2015–Tenryu Project: Shota defeated Mitsunobu Kikuzawa.
  • March 21, 2015–Osaka Pro: Dump Matsumoto defeated Ebessan.
  • April 3, 2015–Tenryu Project: Ricky Fuji defeated Mitsunobu Kikuzawa.
  • April 21, 2015–FMW: Gosaku Goshogawara & Super Shooter defeated Kikutaro & Wild Bear.
  • April 23, 2015–FMW: NOSAWA Rongai defeated Kikutaro.
  • April 27, 2015–FMW: Kikutaro defeated Wild Bear.
  • April 30, 2015–Tenryu Project: Arashi defeated Kikutaro.
  • May 2, 2015–Osaka Pro: Ebessan defeated Dai Sports Kid to retain the Owarai title.
  • May 5, 2015–Asuka Project: Masao Orihara & Mitsuo Momota defeated Kikutaro & The Winger.
  • May 14, 2015–FMW: Kikutaro defeated Kisarazu KID & Wild Bear in a 3-way match.
  • May 15, 2015–FMW: Kikutaro defeated Kisarazu KID.
  • June 6, 2015–Osaka Pro: Hibiscus Mii defeated Ebessan.
  • June 25, 2015–FMW: Kikutaro & Kisarazu KID defeated HASEGAWA & Wild Bear.
  • June 30, 2015–FMW: Buffalo & Monster Freddie defeated Choden Senshi Battle Ranger & Kikutaro.
  • July 11, 2015–FMW: Kikutaro & Kisarazu KID defeat HASEGAWA & Wild Bear.
  • July 12, 2015–DDT: Kota Ibushi defeated Kikutaro and Kuishinbo Kamen in a 3-way match.
  • July 15, 2015–Tokyo Gurentai: Minoru Suzuki & Ryo Kawamura defeated FUJITA & KIKUZAWA.
  • July 26, 2015–Osaka Pro: Caramel Boy defeated Ebessan.
  • July 27, 2015–Tenryu Project: Buki & Kikutaro defeated Ricky Fuji & Shota.
  • July 31, 2015–FMW: Kikutaro & Kisarazu KID defeats Wild Bear & Wild Seven.
  • August 1, 2015–K-DOJO: Kikutaro & Yuji Hino defeated SFU (Kaji Tomato & Shiori Asahi).
  • August 2, 2015–K-DOJO: SFU (Kaji Tomato & Shiori Asahi) & Kikutaro defeated Ricky Fuji, Shizuoka Gyoza & TAKA Michinoku.
  • August 24, 2015–FMW: Kikutaro, Kisarazu KID & Raiden defeated Naoshi Sano, Wild Bear & Wild Seven.
  • August 29, 2015–Osaka Pro: Golden Dragon & Yosuke Santa Maria defeated Ebessan & Tsubasa.
  • September 2, 2015–Tenryu Project: Great Kabuki & Ricky Fuji defeated Great Kojika & Kikutaro.
  • September 21, 2015–Osaka Pro: Kushikatsu Oyaji defeated Ebessan in the 1st round.
  • September 24, 2015–FMW: Choden Senshi Battle Ranger, Kikutaro, Kisarazu KID & Raiden defeated Gangster, Katsunari Toi, Wild Bear & Wild Seven.
  • October 12, 2015–K-DOJO: Bambi defeated Kikutaro.
  • October 16, 2015–FMW: Kikutaro & Wild Bear defeats Kisarazu KID & Raiden.
  • October 21, 2015–Kotaro Nasu Produce: Kaji Tomato defeated Kikutaro & Marines Mask in a 3-way match.
  • November 8, 2015–HEAT UP: General TY Yamada & Super Takeshima Machine defeated Hiroshi Watanabe & Kikutaro by disqualification.
  • November 15, 2015–Tenryu Project: Ricky Fuji & Sanshiro Takagi defeated Kikutaro & The Winger.
  • November 23, 2015–Fukumen: Kikutaro & Yuya Susumu defeat Cat & Morado.
  • November 28, 2015–DDT: Kikutaro defeated Cherry to win the Iron Man Heavy Metal title.
  • December 1, 2015–Tokyo Gurentai: Kikutaro & Stalker Ichikawa defeated Chikara & Mitsuo Momota to win the Intercontinental tag titles.
  • December 4, 2015–FW: Dick Justice defeated Darin Corbin and Kikutaro in a 3-way match.
  • December 5, 2015–AIW: Colt Cabana defeated Kikutaro.
  • December 6, 2015–PWCS/SLA: Pierre Abernathy defeated Kikutaro.
  • December 12, 2015–PWG: Chuck Taylor defeated Kikutaro.
  • December 22, 2015–FMW: Gosaku Goshogawara, Kisarazu KID, Pandita, Ricky Fuji & Wild Seven defeated Gangster, Katsunari Toi, Kikutaro, Naoshi Sano & Raiden.
  • January 22, 2016–FMW: HASEGAWA & Pandita defeated Kikutaro & Kisarazu Clown.
  • January 24, 2016–FMW: Pandita & Wild Seven defeated Kikutaro & Kisarazu Clown.
  • January 31, 2016–Osaka Pro: Ebessan & Koji Iwamoto defeated Night Scooper Hiroshi & Tigers Mask.
  • February 21, 2016–BASARA: Gouma Ryu defeated Kikutaro.
  • March 13, 2016–BASARA: Kikutaro defeated Ryu Gouma.
  • March 17, 2016–TAKA & Taichi Produce: Koharu Hinata & Yoshinari Ogawa defeated Bambi & Kikutaro.
  • March 20, 2016–Osaka Pro: Hibiscus Mii defeated Ebessan and Shiro Kuma in a 3-way match.
  • March 24, 2016–FMW: Kikutaro, Kisarazu KID & Shigeno Shima defeated HASEGAWA, Naoshi Sano & Pandita.
  • April 4, 2016–Tokyo Gurentai: Dory Funk Jr., Sanshiro Takagi, Seiya Sanada & Yoshiaki Fujiwara defeated Tokyo Gurentai (FUJITA, KIKUZAWA, MAZADA & NOSAWA Rongai). Hikaru Sato & Ryo Kawamura defeated Kikusan Hansen & Stan Ichikawa (Stalker Ichikawa) to win the Intercontinental tag titles.
  • April 6, 2016–FMW: Kikutaro & Masamune defeated Aisawa NO. 1 & Onryo.
  • April 7, 2016–FMW: Kikutaro & Tsuyoshi Kikuchi defeat Masamune & Pandita.
  • April 10, 2016–BASARA: Kikutaro defeated Ryu Gouma.
  • April 14, 2016–BASARA: Ryu Gouma defeated Hi69 and Kikutaro in a 3-way match.
  • April 16, 2016–HEAT UP: Hoshitango & Kuishinbo Kamen defeated Hiroshi Watanabe & Kikutaro.
  • April 29, 2016–Osaka Pro: Kuishinbo Kamen defeated Ebessan to win the Owarai title.
  • May 4, 2016–JWP: Kikutaro defeated El Pandita.
  • May 22, 2016–DDT: Kazuki Hirata & Kuishinbo Kamen defeated Hiroshi Fukuda & Kikutaro.
  • May 29, 2016–FREEDOMS/RDPW: Kikutaro defeated The Winger.
  • June 23, 2016–DDT: Ryu Gouma defeated Atsushi Maruyama and Kikutaro in a 3-way match.
  • July 1, 2016–DDT: Kikutaro defeated Rainbow Kawamura.
  • July 31, 2016–Osaka Pro: Magnitude Kishiwada, Tsubasa & Yosuke Santa Maria defeated Caramel Boy, Ebessan & Kaiju New World.
  • August 4, 2016–Oudou The Power Of Wrestling: Kikutaro defeated Kuishinbo Kamen.
  • August 10, 2016–DDT: Antonio Honda defeated Kikutaro.
  • August 11, 2016–W-1: Tokyo Gurentai (KIKUZAWA, MAZADA & NOSAWA Rongai) defeated Hiroshi Yamato, Jun Tonsho & Seigo Tachibana.
  • August 25, 2016–Tokyo Gurentai: Daisuke Sekimoto defeated KIKUZAWA.
  • September 8, 2016–ARYA 20th Anniversary Show: ARIYA, Atsushi Onita & Masato Tanaka defeated Dump Matsumoto, KIKUZAWA & Miss Mongol.
  • September 10, 2016–F1RST: ikutaro defeated Darin Corbin and U-Gene in a 3-way match.
  • September 18, 2016–Osaka Pro: Kanjyouro Matsuyama & Shirokuma defeated Ebessan & Kuishinbo Kamen.
  • September 26, 2016–FMW: Gabai Ji-chan & Naoshi Sano defeated Kikutaro & Pandita.
  • October 1, 2016–Tokyo Gurentai: Dick Togo, MEN’S Teioh & Shiryu defeated Tokyo Gurentai (FUJITA, KIKUZAWA & MAZADA).
  • October 8, 2016–DDT: Kazuki Hirata defeated Gota Ihashi, Guanchulo and Kikutaro in a 4-way elimination match.
  • November 6, 2016–DDT: Shuten Doji (KUDO & Masahiro Takanashi) & Yoshihiko defeated Keisuke Ishii, Kikutaro & Yasu Urano.
  • November 23, 2016–BJW: Abdullah Kobayashi & Jaki Numazawa defeated Kikutaro & Yuichi Taniguchi.
  • November 24, 2016–FMW: Gabai Ji-chan & Kikutaro defeated Kuishinbo Kamen & Ricky Fuji.
  • November 26, 2016–BJW: Jaki Numazawa, Masashi Takeda & Takumi Tsukamoto defeated Hideaki Sumi, Kikutaro & Takaku Fuke.
  • November 28, 2016–Tokyo Gurentai: Akito, CIMA & Masato Tanaka defeated Tokyo Gurentai (FUJITA, KIKUZAWA & MAZADA). Chikara & Mitsuo Momota defeated Kikutaro & Kuishinbo Kamen.
  • December 4, 2016–DDT: Kikutaro defeated Kuishinbo Kamen to win the Iron Man Heavy Metal title. Kotatsu defeated Kikutaro to win the Iron Man Heavy Metal title.
  • December 9, 2016–FW: Swoggle defeated Kikutaro.
  • December 16, 2016–HOH XXII: Connor Braxton, Dan Barry & Kikutaro defeated Eddie Kingston, TJ Marconi & Vik Dalishus.
  • December 17, 2016–HOH XXIII: Connor Braxton, Kikutaro & Matt Striker defeated Benjamin Boone & The NOW (Hale Collins & Vik Dalishus).
  • December 18, 2016–Inspire Pro: Jojo Bravo defeated Kikutaro.
  • January 15, 2017–F1RST: Chuck Taylor defeated Colt Cabana, Joey Ryan and Kikutaro in a 4-way match.

    Notes about previous gimmicks: Kikutaro (aka Ebessan) has wrestled under various incarnations of his wrestling name, often in tribute to other wrestlers. Some instances include; Ebedullah The Butcher (Abdullah the Butcher impression on December 1, 2003 in AJPW), Kikucaras (Mil Mascaras impression), Kikuberg (Bill Goldberg impression in 2005 for AJPW), Kikubono (Akebono impression on February 23, 2006 for Zero-1)
    KTP-101.5kg (On May 5, 2006 for Zero-1), Kikuzawa, Mitsunobu Kikuzawa, Ebetus Jack (Cactus Jack impression for Ring of Honor), Jushin Thunder Ebesga (Jushin Thunder Liger impression), Ebesga, Kiku-Kiku-Kiku, EbeStan Hansen (Stan Hansen impression), Keiji Ebitoh (Keiji Muto impression)..