Mitsuharu Misawa

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Title History

 

  • NWA International Junior Heavyweight title defeating Kuniaki Kobayashi (August 31, 1985);
  • PWF (Japan) World Tag Team titles w/Jumbo Tsuruta defeating Ted DiBiase & Stan Hanson (July 3, 1987);
  • AJPW All Asia Tag Team titles w/Kenta Kobashi defeating Doug Furnas & Dan Kroffat (April 9, 1990);
  • AJPW (All Japan) World Tag Team titles w/Toshiaki Kawada defeating Steve Williams & Terry Gordy (July 24, 1991);
  • AJPW (All Japan) Unified Triple Crown Heavyweight title defeating Stan Hanson (August 22, 1992);
  • AJPW (All Japan) World Tag Team titles w/Toshiaki Kawada won Real World Tag Team Tournament (December 4, 1992);
  • AJPW (All Japan) World Tag Team titles w/Kenta Kobashi won Real World Tag Team Tournament (December 3, 1993);
  • AJPW (All Japan) World Tag Team titles w/Kenta Kobashi won Real World Tag Team Tournament (December 10, 1994);
  • AJPW (All Japan) Unified Triple Crown Heavyweight title defeating Stan Hanson (May 26, 1995);
  • AJPW (All Japan) World Tag Team titles w/Jun Akiyama defeating Akira Taue & Toshiaki Kawada (May 23, 1996);
  • AJPW (All Japan) Unified Triple Crown Heavyweight title defeating Kenta Kobashi (January 20, 1997);
  • AJPW (All Japan) Unified Triple Crown Heavyweight title defeating Kenta Kobashi (October 31, 1998);
  • AJPW (All Japan) Unified Triple Crown Heavyweight title defeating Vader (May 2, 1999);
  • AJPW (All Japan) World Tag Team titles w/Yoshinari Ogawa defeating Yoshihiro Takayama & Takao Ohmori (August 25, 1999);
  • AJPW All Asia Tag Team titles w/Yoshinari Ogawa defeating Yoshihiro Takayama & Takao Ohmori (August 25, 1999);
  • NOAH Global Honored Crowned Heavyweight title defeating Yoshihiro Takayama [Tournament] (April 15, 2001);
  • NOAH Global Honored Crowned Tag Team titles w/Yoshihiro Ogawa defeating 2 Cold Scorpio & Vader (November 30, 2001);
  • NOAH Global Honored Crowned Heavyweight title defeating Yoshihiro Takayama (September 23, 2002);
  • NOAH Global Honored Crowned Tag Team titles w/Yoshihiro Ogawa defeating Hiroshi Tanahashi & Yuji Nagata (January 10, 2004);
  • NOAH Global Honored Crowned Heavyweight title defeating Naomichi Marufuji (December 10, 2006);

 

Career Highlights

In The Beginning:

  • August 21, 1981: Mitsuharu Misawa debuted vs Shiro Koshinaka in Urawa, Japan..

 

New Japan Pro Wrestling – Tiger Mask II – 1985-1990:

  • Mitsuharu Misawa wrestled under a mask as the second incarnation of the Tiger Mask..
  • April 20, 1986 – AWA WrestleRock: Tiger Mask (Mitsuharu Misawa) beat Buck Zumhoff..
  • 1990 – WWF/AJPW Show: Tiger Mask (Mitsuharu Misawa) wrestled Bret Hart to a 20-minute time limit draw!
  • May 17, 1990: Tiger Mask (Misawa) was unmasked by tag team partner and future enemy, Toshiaki Kawada..All Japan Pro Wrestling:
  • Mitsuharu Misawa took two of the most horrific bumps in wrestling history, the Ganso bomb and the Burning Hammer..
  • Mitsuharu Misawa was the booker for All Japan Pro-Wrestling..Pro Wrestling NOAH:
  • 2000: Mitsuharu Misawa left All Japan and created NOAH taking many of the native All Japan stars with him..
  • ~~~Mitsuharu Misawa was the first ever Global Honored Crown champion of NOAH..
  • January 10, 2004: Mitsuharu Misawa & Yoshinari Ogawa beat Yuji Nagata & Hiroshi Tanahashi to win the GHC tag titles..Pro Wrestling Iron:
  • June 11, 2004–PWI: Mitsuharu Misawa & Yoshinari Ogawa b Nigel McGuiness & Bart Blaxon to retain the GHC Tag titles..
  • June 12, 2004–PWI: Michael Modest & Donovan Morgan & Ryan Drago b Mitsuharu Misawa & Yoshinari Ogawa & Sal Thomaselli..MIscellaneous:
  • August 10, 2004–World League Wrestling: Mitsuharu Misawa & Yoshinari Ogawa beat Ace Steel & Jason Bates in 27:31..
  • March 19, 2005–TWC: Doug Williams/Too Cold Scorpio/James Tighe beat Mitsuharu Misawa/Yoshinari Ogawa/Tiger Emperor..
  • May 14, 2005–NJPW: Mitsuharu Misawa & Tatsumi Fujinami defeated Jushin Liger & Masahiro Chono..Pro Wrestling NOAH:
  • May 29, 2005–NOAH: Jun Akiyama & Yoshinobu Kanemaru defeated Mitsuharu Misawa & Kotaro Suzuki..
  • May 31, 2005–NOAH: Akitoshi Saito & Masao Inoue & Takashi Sugiura beat Misawa & Yoshinari Ogawa & Richard Slinger..
  • October 2, 2005–WRESTLE-1 GP: Mitsuharu Misawa & Yoshinari Ogawa defeated Akebono & Scorpio..
  • November 5, 2005–NOAH: Mitsuharu Misawa defeated Genichiro Tenryu..
  • November 18 2005–NOAH: Mitsuharu Misawa & Yoshinari Ogawa defeated Doug Williams & Ricky Marvin..
  • November 20, 2005–NOAH: Jun Akiyama/Yoshinobu Kanemaru/Shiro Koshinaka b Misawa/Yoshinari Ogawa/Kotaro Suzuki
  • November 21, 2005–NOAH: Mitsuharu Misawa & Mushiking Terry defeated Bison Smith & Low Ki..
  • November 22, 2005–NOAH: Mitsuharu Misawa/Yoshinari Ogawa/Kotaro Suzuki beat Kenta Kobashi/Kentaro Shiga/Go Shiosaki
  • November 23, 2005–NOAH: Takeshi Rikio/Takeshi Morishima/Naomichi Marufuji beat Misawa/Yoshinari Ogawa/Kotaro Suzuki
  • November 24, 2005–NOAH: Scorpio/Low Ki/Doug Williams beat Mitsuharu Misawa/Yoshinari Ogawa/Kotaro Suzuki
  • November 26, 2005–NOAH: Mitsuharu Misawa & Yoshinari Ogawa defeated Minoru Suzuki & Daisuke Ikeda..
  • November 27, 2005–NOAH: Kenta Kobashi/Mitsuharu Misawa/Akira Taue beat KENTA/Naomichi Marufuji/Mushiking Terry ..
  • November 29, 2005–NOAH: Mitsuhari Misawa/Yoshinari Ogawa/Kotaro Suzuki beat Kenta Kobashi/Kentaro Shiga/KENTA..
  • December 4, 2005–NOAH: Katsuyori Shibata & KENTA defeated Mitsuharu Misawa & Go Shiosaki..
  • December 10, 2006–NOAH: Mitsuharu Misawa defeated Naomichi Marufuji to win the GHC Heavyweight title.
  • January 21, 2007–NOAH: Mitsuharu Misawa (suffered a mild concussion) defeated Takeshi Morishima in the main event.
  • October 27, 2007–NOAH: Mitsuharu Misawa defeated Samoa Joe to retain the GHC Heavyweight title at Budokan Hall.
  • November 2, 2007 – ROH: Mitsuharu Misawa & KENTA vs. Takeshi Morishima & Naomichi Marufuji ended in a 30-minute draw..
  • November 3, 2007 – Ring of Honor: Mitsuharu Misawa defeated KENTA to retain the (NOAH) GHC Heavyweight title..
  • December 2, 2007–NOAH: Mitsuharu Misawa & Jun Akiyama beat Kenta Kobashi (1st match back) & Yoshihiro Takayama..
  • March 2, 2008–NOAH: Takeshi Morishima defeated Mitsuharu Misawa to win the GHC Heavyweight title in Tokyo, Japan!
  • June 13, 2009: Mitsuhari Misawa (46) tragically passed away from an apparent heart attack after a tag team match.. [READ MORE]
  • ~~~Mitsuharu Misawa & Go Shiozaki vs. Bison Smith & Akitoshi Saito for the GHC Tag Team championship in Hiroshima, Japan..
  • ~~~Akitoshi Saito gave Misawa a “routine” back suplex and he went unconcious and was rushed to the hospital very quickly..
  • ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~A report by Dave Meltzer on Figure-4 Online: http://www.f4wonline.com/content/view/9617/..
  • June 13, 2009 – Ring of Honor: The ROH Wrestling staff did a 10-Bell Salute tribute for Mitsuharu Misawa…Career:
  • Mitsuharu Misawa has wrestled for the following promotions: AJPW (1981-2000), EMLL(1983-84?), NOAH(2000-Present)..