Naomichi Marufuji

Title History

  • WEW (World Entertainment Wrestling) Tag Titles w/Tamon Honda defeating Yoshinobu Kanemaru & Masao Inoue (Oct 22, 2000);
  • NOAH Global Honored Crowned Junior Heavyweight title defeating Tatsuhito Takaiwa (December 9, 2001);
  • NOAH GHC Junior Heavyweight Tag Team titles w/KENTA defeating Takehiro Murahama & Jushin Liger (July 16, 2003);
  • NOAH Global Honored Crowned Open-Weight Hardcore title defeating Jun Akiyama (October 16, 2004);
  • NOAH Global Honored Crowned Heavyweight title defeating Jun Akiyama (September 9, 2006);
  • NOAH Global Honored Crowned Tag Team titles w/Takashi Sugiura defeating Buchanan & D’Lo Brown (October 27, 2007);
  • All Japan Junior Heavyweight title defeating Ryuji Hijikata (September 29, 2008);

Career Highlights

  • December 17, 2005 – ROH: American Dragon defeated Naomichi Marufuji to retain the ROH World title..
  • March 25, 2006 – Ring of Honor: KENTA & Naomichi Marufuji beat American Dragon & Samoa Joe in an International Dream match..
  • September 9, 2006: Naomichi Marufuji defeated Jun Akiyama in 27:29 to win the GHC Heavyweight title at Budokan Hall in Tokyo..
  • September 15, 2006 – Ring of Honor: KENTA & Naomichi Marufuji defeated The Briscoe Brothers..
  • September 16, 2006 – Ring of Honor: Naomichi Marufuji defeated Nigel McGuinness to retain the GHC World title!
  • October 29, 2006: Naomichi Marufuji defeated KENTA to retain the GHC Geavyweight title at Budokan Hall in Tokyo, Japan.
  • May 11, 2007 – Ring of Honor: Naomichi Marufuji defeated Matt Sydal in a NOAH vs. ROH match..
  • May 12, 2007 – Ring of Honor: Naomichi Marafuj defeated Rocky Romero (representing the No Remorse Corps)..
  • June 9, 2007–Real Quality Wrestling: Doug Williams vs. Naomichi Marufuji in Colchester, England..
  • June 16, 2007–Real Quality Wrestling: Naomichi Marufuji defeated Doug Williams in ?????, England..
  • June 17, 2007–Westside Xtreme Wrestling: Naomichi Marufuji defeated Steve Douglas in Oberhausen, Germany ..
  • June 22, 2007 – Ring of Honor: American Dragon & Nigel McGuinness defeated Takeshi Morishima & Naomichi Marufuji..
  • June 23, 2007 – Ring of Honor: Naomichi Marafuji defeated B.J. Whitmer in a NOAH vs ROH match..
  • July 16, 2007 – ROH Live from Tokyo: Naomichi Marufuji & The Briscoes beat Matt Sydal & Ricky Marvin & Atsushi Aoki..
  • July 17, 2007 – ROH: American Dragon & CIMA & Naomichi Marufuji beat Davey Richards & Rocky Romero & Masaaki Mochizuki..
  • September 14, 2007 – Ring of Honor: Naomichi Marufuji defeated El Generico..
  • September 15, 2007 – ROH: Nigel McGuinness defeated Chris Hero and Claudio Castagnoli and Naomichi Marufuji in a 4-WAY..
  • November 2, 2007 – ROH: Mitsuharu Misawa & KENTA vs. Takeshi Morishima & Naomichi Marufuji ended in a 30-minute draw..
  • November 3, 2007 – Ring of Honor: Claudio Castagnoli defeated Naomichi Marufuji (from Pro Wrestling NOAH)..
  • December 29, 2007 – Ring of Honor: Naomichi Marufuji defeated Claudio Castagnoli in the main event..
  • December 30, 2007 – Ring of Honor: Naomichi Marufuji defeated Davey Richards (of the No Remorse Corps)..
  • February 29, 2008–NOAH: The Briscoe Brothers & Chris Hero defeated Naomichi Marfuji & Takashi Sugiura & Atsushi Aoki..
  • May 9, 2008 – ROH: Takeshi Morishima & Naomichi Marufuji & Go Shiozaki beat Roderick Strong & Davey Richards & Rocky Romero..
  • May 10, 2008 – Ring of Honor: “American Dragon” Bryan Danielson defeated NOAH’s Naomichi Marufuji by Submission..
  • July 25, 2008 – Ring of Honor: Naomichi Marufuji defeated Roderick Strong..
  • July 26, 2008 – Ring of Honor: Roderick Strong & Naomichi Marufuji defeated Sweet & Sour Inc. (Chris Hero & Go Shiozaki)//
  • ~~~Lance Storm appeared during the match to counter interference from Larry Sweeney and put Sweeney in the Maple Leaf!
  • August 1, 2008 – Ring of Honor: Jimmy Jacobs & Tyler Black beat Naomichi Marufuji & Go Shiozaki to retain the Tag Titles..
  • August 2, 2008 – Ring of Honor: Naomichi Marufuji defeated Go Shiozaki w/Sweet & Sour Inc. in a NOAH Showcase match..
  • September 14, 2008 – Ring of Honor: KENTA & Kota Ibushi vs. Naomichi Marufuji & Katsuhiko Nakajima ended in a 35:00 draw..
  • September 29, 2008–AJPW: Naomichi Marufuji defeated Ryuji Hijikata to win the All Japan Junior Heavyweight title…
  • December 26, 2008 – Ring of Honor: Naomichi Marufuji defeated Austin Aries in a Ring of Honor vs. NOAH match..
  • December 27, 2008 – Ring of Honor: Nigel McGuinness defeated Naomichi Marufuji to retain the ROH World title..
  • March 15, 2015–NOAH: Minoru Suzuki defeated Naomichi Marufuji to win the GHC heavyweight title.
  • May 10, 2015–NOAH: GHC heavyweight champion Minoru Suzuki defeated Naomichi Marufuji to retain the title.
  • May 17, 2015–NOAH: Suzuki-gun (El Desperado, Minoru Suzuki, Taichi & Takashi Iizuka) defeated Daisuke Harada, Hitoshi Kumano, Maybach Taniguchi & Naomichi Marufuji.
  • May 21, 2015–NOAH: Yankee Two Kenju (Isami Kodaka & Yuko Miyamoto) defeated Hitoshi Kumano & Naomichi Marufuji.
  • May 23, 2015–NOAH: Daisuke Harada & Naomichi Marufuji defeated Suzuki-gun (Taichi & Takashi Iizuka).
  • May 30, 2015–NOAH: No Mercy (Daisuke Harada & Yoshihiro Takayama), Hitoshi Kumano, Maybach Taniguchi & Naomichi Marufuji defeated Suzuki-gun (El Desperado, Minoru Suzuki, Taichi, TAKA Michinoku & Takashi Iizuka).
  • June 6, 2015–NOAH: BRAVE (Katsuhiko Nakajima & Naomichi Marufuji) defeated No Mercy (Akitoshi Saito & Takashi Sugiura).
  • June 7, 2015–NOAH: BRAVE (Mohammed Yone & Naomichi Marufuji) defeated Quiet Storm & Takashi Sugiura.
  • June 9, 2015–We Are Suzuki Gun: Naomichi Marufuji vs. Yuji Nagata ended in a time limit draw.
  • June 11, 2015–NOAH: No Mercy (Akitoshi Saito & Takashi Sugiura) defeated Naomichi Marufuji & Yoshinari Ogawa.
  • June 13, 2015–NOAH: Genichiro Tenryu, Yoshihiro Takayama & Yoshinari Ogawa defeated Masao Inoue, Naomichi Marufuji & Yuji Nagata.
  • June 14, 2015–NOAH: BRAVE (Mohammed Yone & Naomichi Marufuji) & Yoshihiro Takayama defeated No Mercy (Akitoshi Saito & Takashi Sugiura) & Yoshinari Ogawa.
  • June 15, 2015–NOAH: No Mercy (Takashi Sugiura & Yoshihiro Takayama) defeated Akitoshi Saito & Naomichi Marufuji.
  • June 19, 2015–NOAH: No Mercy (Naomichi Marufuji, Takashi Sugiura & Yoshihiro Takayama) defeated Suzuki-gun (Minoru Suzuki, Shelton Benjamin & Takashi Iizuka).
  • June 27, 2015–NOAH: Cho Kibou-Gun (Hajime Ohara, Kenou & Maybach Taniguchi), Naomichi Marufuji & Yoshihiro Takayama defeated Suzuki-gun (El Desperado, Minoru Suzuki, Taichi, TAKA Michinoku & Takashi Iizuka).
  • June 28, 2015–NOAH: BRAVE (Mohammed Yone & Naomichi Marufuji) defeated Cho Kibou-Gun (Maybach Taniguchi & Mitsuhiro Kitamiya).
  • July 1, 2015–NOAH: Naomichi Marufuji defeated Taichi.
  • July 14, 2015–NOAH: Naomichi Marufuji defeated Hitoshi Kumano.
  • July 18, 2015–NOAH: BRAVE (Katsuhiko Nakajima, Mohammed Yone & Naomichi Marufuji) & Captain NOAH defeated Genba Hirayanagi, Mikey Nicholls, Super Crazy & Yoshinari Ogawa.
  • July 19, 2015–NOAH: No Mercy (Takashi Sugiura & Yoshihiro Takayama), Maybach Taniguchi & Naomichi Marufuji defeated Suzuki-gun (Minoru Suzuki, Shelton Benjamin, Taichi & Takashi Iizuka).
  • July 22, 2015–NOAH: Suzuki-gun (Davey Boy Smith Jr., Lance Archer, Minoru Suzuki & TAKA Michinoku) defeated BRAVE (Mohammed Yone & Naomichi Marufuji), Hitoshi Kumano & Takashi Sugiura.
  • July 24, 2015–NOAH: BRAVE (Atsushi Kotoge & Naomichi Marufuji), Maybach Taniguchi & Takashi Sugiura defeated Suzuki-gun (Minoru Suzuki, Shelton Benjamin, Taichi & Takashi Iizuka).
  • July 25, 2015–NOAH: BRAVE (Katsuhiko Nakajima & Naomichi Marufuji), Maybach Taniguchi & Takashi Sugiura defeated Suzuki-gun (Minoru Suzuki, Shelton Benjamin, Taichi & Takashi Iizuka).
  • July 26, 2015–NOAH: Naomichi Marufuji & Takashi Sugiura defeated Katsuhiko Nakajima & Maybach Taniguchi.
  • July 28, 2015–NOAH: BRAVE (Mohammed Yone & Naomichi Marufuji) defeated Manabu Nakanishi & Sho Tanaka.
  • July 30, 2015–NOAH: Suzuki-gun (Minoru Suzuki, Shelton Benjamin, Taichi & Takashi Iizuka) defeated Hitoshi Kumano, Maybach Taniguchi, Naomichi Marufuji & Takashi Sugiura.
  • August 1, 2015–NOAH: Maybach Taniguchi, Naomichi Marufuji & Zack Sabre Jr. defeated Suzuki-gun (Minoru Suzuki, Taichi & Takashi Iizuka).
  • August 2, 2015–NOAH: BRAVE (Atsushi Kotoge & Naomichi Marufuji) defeated Manabu Nakanishi & Sho Tanaka.
  • August 5, 2015–NOAH: Takashi Sugiura defeated Naomichi Marufuji.
  • August 8, 2015–NOAH: BRAVE (Katsuhiko Nakajima & Naomichi Marufuji) defeated Super Crazy & Yoshinari Ogawa.
  • August 9, 2015–NOAH: No Mercy (Genba Hirayanagi, Takashi Sugiura & Yoshihiro Takayama) defeated BRAVE (Atsushi Kotoge, Mohammed Yone & Naomichi Marufuji).
  • August 10, 2015–NOAH: BRAVE (Katsuhiko Nakajima & Naomichi Marufuji) defeated No Mercy (Daisuke Harada & Genba Hirayanagi).
  • August 19, 2015–NOAH: BRAVE (Katsuhiko Nakajima & Naomichi Marufuji) & Hitoshi Kumano defeated Cho Kibou-Gun (Hajime Ohara, Kenou & Mitsuhiro Kitamiya) in the 1st round. Suzuki-gun (El Desperado, Minoru Suzuki & Takashi Iizuka) defeated BRAVE (Katsuhiko Nakajima & Naomichi Marufuji) & Hitoshi Kumano in the semi-finals.
  • August 22, 2015–NOAH: BRAVE (Mohammed Yone & Naomichi Marufuji) defeated No Mercy (Akitoshi Saito & Yoshihiro Takayama).
  • August 29, 2015–NOAH: BRAVE (Katsuhiko Nakajima, Naomichi Marufuji & Taiji Ishimori) defeated Cho Kibou-Gun (Hajime Ohara, Kenou & Mitsuhiro Kitamiya).
  • August 30, 2015–NOAH: BRAVE (Mohammed Yone, Naomichi Marufuji & Taiji Ishimori) & Hitoshi Kumano defeated Cho Kibou-Gun (Hajime Ohara, Kenou & Mitsuhiro Kitamiya) & Super Crazy.
  • September 5, 2015–NOAH: Suzuki-gun (Davey Boy Smith Jr., Lance Archer & Shelton Benjamin) defeated BRAVE (Katsuhiko Nakajima, Mohammed Yone & Naomichi Marufuji).
  • September 8, 2015–NOAH: Suzuki-gun (Davey Boy Smith Jr., Lance Archer & TAKA Michinoku) defeated BRAVE (Mohammed Yone, Naomichi Marufuji & Taiji Ishimori).
  • September 10, 2015–NOAH: BRAVE (Katsuhiko Nakajima & Naomichi Marufuji) & Maybach Taniguchi defeated Suzuki-gun (Shelton Benjamin, Taichi & Takashi Iizuka).
  • September 13, 2015–NOAH: Suzuki-gun (Davey Boy Smith Jr., Lance Archer & Shelton Benjamin) defeated BRAVE (Katsuhiko Nakajima & Naomichi Marufuji) & Yoshihiro Takayama.
  • September 14, 2015–NOAH: Suzuki-gun (Shelton Benjamin, Taichi & Takashi Iizuka) defeated BRAVE (Katsuhiko Nakajima & Naomichi Marufuji) & Maybach Taniguchi.
  • September 16, 2015–NOAH: Maybach Taniguchi & Naomichi Marufuji defeated Suzuki-gun (TAKA Michinoku & Takashi Iizuka).
  • September 17, 2015–NOAH: Naomichi Marufuji, Taiji Ishimori & Takashi Sugiura defeated Suzuki-gun (Minoru Suzuki, Taichi & TAKA Michinoku).
  • September 19, 2015–NOAH: Naomichi Marufuji defeated Atsushi Kotoge.
  • September 22, 2015–NOAH: BRAVE (Katsuhiko Nakajima & Naomichi Marufuji) & Takashi Sugiura defeated Suzuki-gun (Minoru Suzuki, Taichi & Takashi Iizuka).