Osamu Nishimura

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Title History

 

  • GWF (Global Wrestling Federation) Light Heavyweight title defeating Alex Porteau (August 26, 1994);
  • IWGP Tag Team titles w/Tatsumi Fujinami defeating Satoshi Kojima & Hiroyoshi Tenzan (September 23, 2001);
  • Funkin Conservatory United States Heavyweight title defeating Brandon Groom (September 29, 2001);
  • IWGP Tag Team titles w/Hiroyoshi Tenzan defeating Hiroshi Tanahashi & Yutaka Yoshie (December 14, 2003);
  • Funking Conservatory Tag Team titles w/Dory Funk Jr. defeating Lord of Discipline & Big Daddy (May 26, 2005);
  • NKPWA (South Korea) World Heavyweight title defeating Riki Passan (c) and Kurt Angle in a 3-WAY (Early May);

 

Career Highlights

 

  • April 1990: Osamu Nishimura was initated into New Japan Pro Wrestling..
  • Young Lions Cup 1993: Osamu Nishimura lost to Hiroyoshi Yamamoto (Tenzan)..
  • Osamu Nishimura left on a learning excursion to the USA..
  • October 1995: Osamu Nishimura returned to New Japan Pro Wrestling..
  • October 29, 1995: Osamu Nishimura competed on the debut show of Tatsumi Fujinami’s new part-time promotion, Muga..
  • May 1997: Osamu Nishimura left on a second learning excursion, this time in Germany’s CWA promotion..
  • January 4, 1998: Osamu Nishimura & Tatsumi Fujinami defeated the Bull Powers (Manabu Nakanishi & Satoshi Kojima)..
  • February 7, 1998: Kensuke Sasaki defeated Osamu Nishimura to retain the IWGP Heavyweight title..
  • April 4, 1998: Keiji Muto & Masahiro Chono defeated Osamu Nishimura & Shinya Hashimoto to retain the IWGP Tag Team titles..
  • September 1998: Osamu Nishimura was told that he had cancer and underwent extensive treatment..
  • June 2, 2000: Tatsumi Fujinami defeats Osamu Nishimura (1st match back)..
  • August 2001: Osamu Nishimura competed in the G1 Climax..
  • September 23, 2001: Osamu Nishimura & Tatsumi Fujinami defeated Hiroyoshi Tenzan & Kojima to capture the IWGP Tag Team titles..
  • 2002: Osamu Nishimura formed a team with Manabu Nakanishi called Gotch-ism..
  • June 5, 2002: Osamu Nishimura & Manabu Nakanishi wrestled Masahiro Chono & Hiroyoshi Tenzan to a 60 minute draw..
  • December 2002, Gotch-ism (Nakanishi,Nishimura,Yoshie) won the first ever Triathlon Survivor..
  • January 4 2003: Osamu Nishimura defeated Tatsumi Fujinami..
  • November 13, 2004–New Japan: Yuji Nagata & Osamu Nishimura beat Riki Choshu & Masahiro Chono in an elimination match..
  • January 4, 2005–New Japan Pro Wrestling: Satoshi Kojima defeated Osamu Nishimura..
  • May 14, 2005–New Japan Pro Wrestling: Toru Yano & Togi Makabe defeated Yutaka Yoshie & Osamu Nishimura..
  • May 26, 2005–Dory Funk’s BANG: Dory Funk & Osamu Nishimura beat Big Daddy & Lord of Discipline to win the Tag Team titles..
  • October 8, 2005–New Japan PPV: Tatsumi Fujinami & Osamu Nishimura defeated Riki Choshu & Tomohiro Ishii..
  • November 23, 2005–NJPW: Masayuki Naruse defeated Osamu Nishimura..
  • November 26, 2005–NJPW: Osamu Nishimura & Yutaka Yoshie defeated Blue Wolf & Masayuki Naruse..
  • November 27, 2005–NJPW: Osamu Nishimura defeated Tatsutoshi Goto…
  • November 30, 2005–NJPW: Osamu Nishimura defeated Hiroshi Nagao..
  • December 3, 2005–NJPW: Hiroshi Tanahashi & Yutaka Yoshie beat Tatsumi Fujinami & Osamu Nishimura..
  • December 4, 2005–NJPW: Osamu Nishimura & Masayuki Naruse defeated Takashi Iizuka & El Samurai..
  • December 6, 2005–NJPW: Yutaka Yoshie & Toru Yano defeated Osamu Nishimura & Hiroshi Nagao..
  • December 7, 2005–NJPW: Mark Jindrak & Matt Morgan defeated Osamu Nishimura & Yutaka Yoshie..
  • December 8, 2005–NJPW: Osamu Nishimura defeated El Samurai..
  • December 10, 2005–NJPW: Mark Jindrak & Matt Morgan defeated Osamu Nishimura & Toru Yano..
  • December 11, 2005–NJPW: Osamu Nishimura defeated Hiro Saito..
  • February 26, 2006–CHIKARA Tag Tournament: Osamu Nishimura & Katsushi Takemura defeated The Heartbreak Express (1st Rnd)..
  • ~~~SECOND ROUND: Osamu Nishimura & Katsushi Takemura defeated Arik Cannon & Jigsaw to advance to the Next Round..
  • February 27, 2006–CHIKARA Tag Tournament: Skayde & Milano Collection A.T. beat Osamu Nishimura & Katsushi Takemura..
  • March 8, 2006–Elite Wrestling Entertainment: Steve Madison & Osamu Nishimura beat Donovan Morgan & Lex Lovett..
  • December 16, 2006–Full Impact Pro: Shingo & Osamu Nishimura defeated Black Market (Shawn Murphy & Joey Machete)..
  • June 2, 2007–NWA Bluegrass: Brent Albright defeated Osamu Nishimura in the 1st Round of the NWA World Title Tournament..
  • March 1, 2008–AJPW: Dory Funk Jr. (Retirement Match) & Osamu Nishimura defeated Gen’ichiro Tenryu & Masa Fuchi
  • Early May: Osamu Nishimura defeated Riki Passan (c) and Kurt Angle in a 3-WAY to win the NKPWA World title!