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;


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 ..

    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)..