Ricky Fuji

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Title History

 

  • NWWF Junior Heavyweight title (1989)
  • CIWF Junior Heavyweight title (1989 – 1990)
  • AWA World Light Heavyweight title (May 29, 1991 – August 24, 1991)
  • FMW Independent World Junior Heavyweight title (December 20, 1994 – February 6, 1995)
  • FMW Brass Knuckles Tag Team titles w/Hisakatsu Oya (May 5, 1995 – September 5, 1995)
  • CRMW North American Mid-Heavyweight title (????)
  • CRMW North American Mid-Heavyweight title (????)
  • WEW 6-Man Tag Team titles w/Chocoball Mukai & Flying Kid Ichihara (November 23, 1999 – December 11, 1999)
  • WEW 6-Man Tag Team titles w/Flying Kid Ichihara & Hisakatsu Oya (May 22, 2001 – July 30, 2001)
  • NMC Wrestle Brain Junior Heavyweight title (????)

 

Career Highlights

Training:

  • Masanori Morimura started training for pro wrestling in the New Japan Wrestling Academy.
  • Masanori Morimura befriended Shinya Hashimoto and Keiichi Yamada (later known as Jushin Liger)..
  • January 1987: Masanori Morimura left Japan to receive training in Calgary, Alberta by Stu Hart in the Dungeon..Early years in Canada:
  • June 28, 1988: Ricky Fuji debuted in Stampede Wrestling losing a singles match to Ross Hart.
  • Ricky Fuji remained in Stampede until they shut down in December 1989..
  • Ricky Fuji also wrestled in various independent wrestling promotions throughout Canada..
  • ~~~including the NWWF (North Western Wrestling Federation) and CIWF (Canadian International Wrestling Federation).
  • Early 1989: Ricky Fuji won his first championship, the NWWF Junior Heavyweight Championship.
  • Late 1989: Ricky Fuji won the CIWF Junior Heavyweight Championship.
  • 1990: Ricky Fuji was invited to return to Japan and join Frontier Martial-Arts Wrestling by Atsushi Onita..Frontier Martial-Arts Wrestling:
  • May 12, 1990: Ricky Fuji made his debut in FMW, defeating The Shooter.
  • May 29, 1991: Ricky Fuji defeated Jimmy Backlund to win the AWA World Light Heavyweight title..
  • June 21, 1991: Ricky Fuji defeated Mark Starr to retain the AWA World Light Heavyweight title..
  • August 24, 1991: Mark Starr defeated Ricky Fuji to win the AWA World Light Heavyweight title..
  • 1993: Ricky Fuji formed the original “Team Canada” with The Gladiator, Big Titan, and Dr. Luther.
  • April 16, 1994: Ricky Fuji returned to New Japan Pro Wrestling to participate in the Super J Cup Tournament.
  • ~~~Ricky Fuji defeated Negro Casas in the first round | Jushin Liger defeated Ricky Fuji in the second Round..
  • December 20, 1994: Ricky Fuji defeated The Great Sasuke to win the FMW Independent World Junior Heavyweight title
  • January 6, 1995: Ricky Fuji defeated Battle Ranger to retain the FMW Independent World Junior Heavyweight title
  • February 6, 1995: Hideki Hosaka defeated Ricky Fuji to win the FMW Independent World Junior Heavyweight title
  • February 1995: Ricky Fuji formed a three man team called Lethal Weapon with Tarzan Goto and Hisakatsu Oya.
  • May 5, 1995: Ricky Fuji & Hisakatsu Oya defeated Yukihiro Kanemura & Mr. Pogo to win the FMW Brass Knuckles Tag Titles
  • September 5, 1995: Yoshiaki Fujiwara & Daisuke Ikeda defeated Ricky Fuji & Hisakatsu Oya to win the FMW BK Titles..
  • November 20, 1995: Koji Nakagawa defeated Ricky Fuji to win the vacant FMW Independent World Junior Heavyweight title..
  • December 21, 1995: Hayabusa & Koji Nakagawa & The Great Sasuke beat Ricky Fuji & Super Delfin & Taka Michinoku.
  • February 19, 1996: Super Leather & Jason The Terrible defeated Ricky Fuji & Horace Boulder to retain the FMW BK titles..
  • February 23, 1996: Ricky Fuji participated in a War Games Steel Cage Match..
  • ~~~Ricky Fuji & Tetsuhiro Kuroda & Masato Tanaka beat Mitsuhiro Matsunaga & W*ING Kanemura & Bad Boy Hido
  • May 5, 1996: Ricky Fuji & The Rock ‘n’ Roll Express defeated The Crypt Keeper & The Boogie Man & Freddy Krueger.
  • July 31, 1996: Koji Nakagawa & Tetsuhiro Kuroda & Masato Tanaka defeated Ricky Fuji & The Gladiator & Hisakatsu Oya
  • ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ to retain the FMW 6-Man Street Fight Tag Team Championship.
  • September 20, 1996: Taka Michinoku defeated Ricky Fuji to retain the FMW Independent World Junior Heavyweight Title..
  • April 29, 1997: The New Rock ‘n’ Roll Express (Ricky Morton & Ricky Fuji) defeated Bad Boy Hido & Dragon Winger.
  • May 19, 1997: W*ING Kanemura & Bad Boy Hido defeated Ricky Fuji & Koji Nakagawa to retain the FMW BK Tag Team titles..
  • January 7, 1998: Morimura (Ricky Fuji) defeated Sunao Gosaku and Pandita in a Three Way Dance.
  • April 30, 1998: Jado & Gedo defeated Ricky Fuji & John Kronus.
  • June 28, 1998: Kodo Fuyuki & Yukihiro Kanemura & Koji Nakagawa defeated Hayabusa & Ricky Fuji & Hisakatsu Oya
  • ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ to retain the FMW 6-Man Street Fight Tag Team Championship.
  • November 6, 1998: Kodo Fuyuki & Yukihiro Kanemura & Koji Nakagawa defeated Hayabusa & Ricky Fuji & Daisuke Ikeda
  • ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ to retain the FMW 6-Man Street Fight Tag Team Championship.
  • May 5, 1999: Minoru Tanaka defeated Ricky Fuji to win the very briefly revived FMW World Junior Heavyweight titles..
  • November 23, 1999: Ricky Fuji & Flying Kid Ichihara & Chocoball Mukai defeated Koji Nakagawa & Jado & Gedo
  • ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ to win the vacant WEW 6-Man Tag Team Championship.
  • December 11, 1999: Koji Nakagawa & Jado & Gedo defeated Ricky Fuji & Flying Kid Ichihara & Chocoball Mukai
  • ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ to recapture the WEW 6-Man Tag Team Championship.
  • January 5, 2000: Kodo Fuyuki & Balls Mahoney & Pitbull 1 & Kyoko Inoue beat H & Mr. Gannosuke & Ricky Fuji & Hisakatsu Oya.
  • April 1, 2000: Ricky Fuji defeated Sasuke The Great in the first round of the Super J Cup tournament.
  • April 9, 2000: Gran Hamada defeated Ricky Fuji in the quarterfinals of the Super J Cup tournament.
  • October 29, 2000: Tamon Honda & Naomichi Marifuji defeated Ricky Fuji & Hisakatsu Oya to retain the WEW Tag Team Titles..
  • November 23, 2000: Jado & Gedo & Kaori Nakayama defeated Ricky Fuji & Hisakatsu Oya & Naohiko Yamazaki
  • ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ to retain the WEW 6-Man Tag Team Championship.
  • May 22, 2001: Ricky Fuji & Hisakatsu Oya & Flying Kid Ichihara defeated Azusa Kudo & Shinjuku Shark & Naohiko Yamazaki
  • ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ to win the vacant WEW 6-Man Tag Team Championship.
  • July 30, 2001: Kodo Fuyuki & Kintaro Kanemura & Mr. Gannosuke defeated Ricky Fuji & Hisakatsu Oya & Flying Kid Ichihara
  • ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ to win the WEW 6-Man Tag Team Championship.
  • October 22, 2001: Ricky Fuji was one of the people that helped his friend Hayabusa, who suffered a career-ending neck injury.Freelance:
  • Ricky Fuji is now wrestling in several independent promotions in Japan.