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Satoshi Kojima

Title History

  •  IWGP Tag Team titles w/Manabu Nakanishi defeating Kensuke Sasaki and Riki Choshu (May 3, 1997);
  • IWGP Tag Team titles w/Hiroyoshi Tenzan defeating Shiro Koshinaka and Genichiro Tenryu (January 4, 1999);
  • IWGP Tag Team titles w/Hiroyoshi Tenzan defeating Manabu Nakanishi and Yuji Nagata (July 20, 2000);
  • MLW (Major League Wrestling) World Heavyweight title defeating Jerry Lynn for vacant title (September 26, 2002);
  • AJPW (All Japan) World Tag Team titles w/Taiyo Kea won a tournament (December 6, 2002);
  • AJPW All Asia Tag Team titles (as Great Kosuke) w/Shiryu (aka Kaz Hayashi) defeating Mr. Gannosuke and Tetsuhiro Kuroda (January 2, 2004);
  • AJPW (All Japan) World Tag Team titles w/Kaz Hayashi defeating Arashi and Keiji Mutoh (January 18, 2004);
  • AJPW (All Japan) Unified Triple Crown Heavyweight title defeating Toshiaki Kawada (February 16, 2005);
  • IWGP Heavyweight title defeating Hiroyoshi Tenzan (February 20, 2005);
  • AJPW (All Japan) World Tag Team titles w/TARU defeating Taiyo Kea and Toshiaki Kawada (August 26, 2007);
  • AJPW (All Japan) Triple Crown defeating Yoshihiro Takayama (September 26, 2009);
  • NJPW (New Japan) IWGP Heavyweight title defeating Togi Makabe (October 11, 2010);
  • NWA World Heavyweight Championship defeated “Ironman” Rob Conway at New Japan Pro Wrestling’s “Wrestle Kingdom 8” event (January 4, 2014);

Career Highlights

  •  August 1, 2003: Satoshi Kojima beat Shinjiro Otani to win Zero-One’s annual Fire Festival tournament.
  • September 6, 2003: Shinjiro Otani beat Satoshi Kojima in a Triple Crown tournament first round match.
  • Satoshi Kojima teams with Hiroyoshi Tenzan to form what is currently one of the hottest teams in Japan, “Tenjima”.
  • December 27, 2003 – ROH/AJPW Final Battle: Satoshi Kojima defeated Homicide w/Low Ki and Monsta Mack.
  • January 4, 2004 – Z1 Hustle-1: Satoshi Kojima and Kaz Hayashi b Dos Caras Jr. and Solar.
  • March 7, 2004 – Z1 Hustle-2: Shinjiro Otani and Satoshi Kojima defeated Dusty Rhodes and Dusty Rhodes Jr.
  • July 21, 2004 – Hawaiian Championship Wrestling: Sting and The Great Muta beat Diamond Dallas Page and Satoshi Kojima.
  • January 4, 2005 – New Japan Pro Wrestling: Satoshi Kojima defeated Osamu Nishimura.
  • February 16, 2005 – AJPW PPV: Satoshi Kojima defeated Toshiaki Kawada to win the All Japan Triple Crown.
  • February 20, 2005 – NJPW PPV: Satoshi Kojima defeated Hiroyoshi Tenzan in 59:49 via KO to unify the Triple Crown and IWGP title.
  • March 26, 2005 – NJPW PPV: Satoshi Kojima retained the IWGP title going to a 60:00 draw with Shinsuke Nakamura at Sumo Hall.
  • ~~~With AJPW and NJPW working together, the booking of Kojima in both companies slowly went downhill.
  • May 14, 2005: Hiroyoshi Tenzan defeated Satoshi Kojima to recapture the IWGP World title.
  • May 29, 2005 – AJPW: Satoshi Kojima and Kaz Hayashi defeated Kensuke Sasaki and Katsuhiko Nakajima.
  • November 19 2005 – AJPW: Satoshi Kojima defeated Kensuke Sasaki to retain the Triple Crown title.
  • November 20 2005 – AJPW: Team 3D defeated Satoshi Kojima and Kaz Hayashi (Real World Tag League Block B)
  • November 23, 2005 – AJPW: Satoshi Kojima and Kaz Hayashi beat Shuji Kondo and Brother YASSHI (Real World Tag League Block B).
  • November 26, 2005 – AJPW: Satoshi Kojima and Kaz Hayashi defeated Arashi and Ryuji Hijikata
  • November 27, 2005 – AJPW: Keiji Muto and Akebono and Ryuji Hijikata beat Satoshi Kojima and Kaz Hayashi and Akira Raijin.
  • November 28, 2005 – AJPW: Satoshi Kojima and Kaz Hayashi beat D-Lo Brown and Buchanan (Real World Tag League Block B).
  • November 29, 2005 – AJPW: Kensuke Sasaki/Katsuhiko Nakajima/Taiji Ishimori beat Satoshi Kojima/Kaz Hayashi/Space Lone Wolf.
  • November 30, 2005 – AJPW: Satoshi Kojima and Kaz Hayashi and Kohei Suwama beat TARU and Giant Bernard and Shuji Kondo.
  • December 1, 2005 – AJPW: Muto/Arashi/Ryuji Hijikata/Akebono beat Kojima/Kensuke Sasaki/Hayashi/Katsuhiko Nakajima
  • December 3, 2005 – AJPW: Kensuke Sasaki and Katsuhiko Nakajima beat Satoshi Kojima and Kaz Hayashi (RW Tag League Block B).
  • December 5, 2005 – AJPW: TARU/Giant Bernard/Shuji Kondo/Brother YASSHI beat Kojima/Hayashi/Kohei Suwama/Taiji Ishimori.
  • September 26, 2009: Satoshi Kojima defeated Yoshihiro Takayama to win All Japan Pro Wrestling’s Triple Crown.
  • October 11, 2010 – NJPW: Satoshi Kojima defeated Togi Makabe to win the IWGP Heavyweight title
  • January 4, 2014 – NJPW “Wrestle Kingdom 8”: Satoshi Kojima defeated “Ironman” Rob Conway to win the NWA World Heavyweight Championship.