Sho Funaki

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Title History

  • UWA (Universal Wrestling Alliance) Middleweight title on March 19 1997;
  • WWF Hardcore title at WrestleMania 2000;
  • TWA (Texas Wrestling Alliance) title (June 30, 2000);
  • WWE Cruiserweight title defeating Spike Dudley (December 12, 2004);

Career Highlights

Japan:

  • 1989: Shoichi Funaki completed his training at Animal Hamaguchi’s Training Gym in Japan..
  • 1995: Shoishi Funaki competed in the Super J Cup Tournament in Japan..
  • June 1996: Shoishi Funaki & Taka Michinoku joined Dick Togo, Shiryu, and Mens Teioh in Kaientai DX, or KDX..
  • March 19, 1997: Shoishi Funaki beat Pantera in Yonezawa, Japan for the UWA (Universal Wrestling Alliance) Middleweight title..

World Wrestling Federation:

  • March 1998: Kaientai joined the WWF, where Taka Michinoku was the reigning Light Heavyweight champion..
  • The 4-man Kaientai group, managed by Yamaguchi San, briefly feuded with Taka before reforming the original team!
  • ~~~This group consisted of Taka Michinoku, Sho Funaki, Dick Togo, and Mens Teioh..
  • ~~~Eventually the team was narrowed down to Sho Funaki & Taka Michinoku..
  • May 2, 1998 Over the Edge: Kaientai defeated TAKA Michinoku & Justin Bradshaw in a handicap match.
  • May 11, 1998 RAW: Terry Funk & Too Cold Scorpio vs Kaientai ended in a No Contest.
  • June 1, 1998 RAW: Taka Michinoku defeated Sho Funaki to retain the WWF Light Heavyweight Title.
  • June 20, 1998 – Shotgun Saturday Night: Savio Vega & Jesus Castillo & Jose Estrada defeated Dick Togo & Mens Teioh & Sho Funaki..
  • June 28, 1998 King of the Ring: The Headbangers & Taka Michinoku defeated Kaientai.
  • July 4, 1998 – Shotgun Saturday Night: Sho Funaki & Mens Teioh defeated Steve Casey & Papi Chulo..
  • July 11, 1998 – Shotgun Saturday Night: Savio Vega & Jesus Castillo & Jose Estrada defeated Dick Togo & Mens Teioh & Sho Funaki..
  • July 13, 1998 RAW: Kaientai defeated Too Much (Brian Christopher & Scott Taylor) & Taka Michinoku.
  • August 3, 1998 RAW: Kaientai vs Val Venis & TAKA Michinoku ended in a No Contest.
  • August 15, 1998 – Shotgun Saturday Night: Skull & 8-Ball defeated Sho Funaki & Dick Togo..
  • August 17, 1998 RAW: Kaientai defeated Val Venis in a handicap match.
  • August 30, 1998 SummerSlam: The Oddities defeated Kaientai in an Eight Man Tag Team Match
  • ~~~The Oddities = Golga & Giant Silva & Kurrgan w/Luna Vachon & the Insane Clown Posse..
  • ~~~Kaientai = Taka Michinoku & Sho Funaki & Dick Togo & Mens Teioh w/Yamaguchi-San..
  • September 5, 1998 – Shotgun Saturday Night: Sho Funaki & Mens Teioh defeated Julio Sanchez & Steve Corino..
  • September 7, 1998 RAW: Degeneration X defeated Kaientai.
  • September 27, 1998 Breakdown: Matt & Jeff Hardy defeated Mens Teioh & Sho Funaki.
  • October 4, 1998 – HEAT: Sho Funaki defeated Matt Hardy..
  • October 10, 1998 – Shotgun Saturday Night: Light-Heavyweight Champions Taka Michinoku defeated Sho Funaki..
  • October 11, 1998 – HEAT: Kaientai defeated The Hardy Boyz and Too Much in a 8 man tag team match..
  • October 17, 1998 – Shotgun Saturday Night: Light-Heavyweight Champion Taka Michinoku defeated Sho Funaki..
  • December 5, 1998 – Shotgun Saturday Night: Sho Funaki & Dick Togo & Mens Teioh defeated Bradshaw & Farooq in a handicap match..
  • May 24, 1999 – RAW IS OWEN: The Hardy Boyz defeated Taka Michinoku & Sho Funaki..
  • August 15, 1999 – HEAT: Edge & Christian vs. Sho Funaki & Papi Chulo ended in a No Contest..
  • November 6, 1999 Jakked: D’Lo Brown defeated Sho Funaki.
  • November 7, 1999 – HEAT: The Dudley Boyz defeated Sho Funaki & Taka Michinoku..
  • November 14, 1999 – Survivor Series: The Big Show & Taka Michinoku & Sho Funaki & The Blue Meanie defeated Viscera & Mideon & The Big Bossman & Prince Albert in a Survivor Series match..
  • November 20, 1999 Jakked: The Headbangers defeated The Dudley Boyz, The Hardy Boyz & Kaientai.
  • November 21, 1999 – HEAT: The Acolytes vs. Sho Funaki & Taka Michinoku ended in a No Contest..
  • November 28, 1999 – HEAT: Kaientai defeated The Headbangers..
  • December 4, 1999 Jakked: The Headbangers defeated Kaientai.
  • December 11, 1999 Jakked: Kaientai defeated Mark Henry in a handicap match.
  • December 25, 1999 Jakked: The Headbangers defeated Kaientai.
  • January 1, 2000 Jakked: Kaientai defeated Mideon & The Brooklyn Brawler.
  • January 6, 2000 – Smackdown!: Taka Michinoku & Sho Funaki defeated Pete Gas & Rodney..
  • January 15, 2000 Jakked: Kaientai defeated Jason Lee & Danny Holiday.
  • January 22, 2000 Jakked: Too Cool defeated Kaientai.
  • January 29, 2000 Jakked: Sho Funaki defeated Joey Abs by DQ.
  • February 5, 2000 Jakked: Mideon defeated Sho Funaki.
  • February 13, 2000 – HEAT: Viscera defeated Sho Funaki..
  • February 20, 2000 – HEAT: Light-Heavyweight Champion Essa Rios defeated Sho Funaki..
  • February 26, 2000 Jakked: Sho Funaki defeated David Young.
  • March 4, 2000 Jakked: WWF Light Heavyweight Champion Essa Rios defeated Sho Funaki.
  • March 11, 2000 Jakked: Sho Funaki defeated Thrasher.
  • March 25, 2000 Jakked: Essa Rios & Stevie Richards defeated Kaientai.
  • March 26, 2000 – HEAT: Sho Funaki & Taka Michinoku defeated The Hardy Boyz..
  • April 1, 2000 – Jakked: Viscera & The Headbangers defeated Kaientai & Steven Richards..
  • Wrestlemania 2000: Funaki briefly held the WWF Hardcore title by defeating Viscera in a 13-man battle royal..
  • April 9, 2000 – HEAT: Essa Rios defeated Sho Funaki..
  • April 30, 2000 – HEAT: Kaientai & The Godfather defeated Steven Richards & The Headbangers..
  • May 7, 2000 – HEAT: Al Snow & Steve Blackman defeated Kaientai..
  • May 21, 2000 – HEAT: Essa Rios & Lita defeated Sho Funaki & Taka Michinoku..
  • May 27, 2000 – Jakked: Al Snow & Steve Blackman defeated Kaientai..
  • June 17, 2000 – Jakked: Eddie Guerrero & Chyna defeated Kaientai..
  • June 18, 2000 – HEAT: Al Snow & Steve Blackman defeated Sho Funaki & Taka Michinoku..
  • June 30, 2000: Funaki captured the TWA (Texas Wrestling Alliance) title from Charles Poindexter Anderson..
  • July 2, 2000 – HEAT: Too Cool defeated Sho Funaki & Taka Michinoku..
  • July 15, 2000 – Jakked: Kaientai vs. D-Lo Brown & Chaz ended in a No Contest..
  • July 16, 2000 – HEAT: D-Lo Brown & Chaz defeated Sho Funaki & Taka Michinoku..
  • July 16, 2000 – WWF Live Event: Taka Michinoku & Sho Funaki defeated The Dupps..
  • July 23, 2000 – HEAT: Hardcore Champion Steve Blackman defeated Sho Funaki..
  • July 29, 2000 – Jakked: D-Lo Brown & Chaz defeated Kaientai..
  • July 30, 2000 – HEAT: Sgt. Slaughter defeated Sho Funaki & Taka Michinoku in a handicap match..
  • August 29, 2000 – Smackdown!: Kaientai defeated the Dudley Boyz with help from the APA (who Kaientai had paid off)..
  • September 16, 2000 – Jakked: D-Lo Brown & Chaz defeated Kaientai..
  • September 17, 2000 – HEAT: D-Lo Brown & Chaz defeated Kaientai..
  • September 30, 2000 – Jakked: Too Cool defeated Kaientai..
  • October 14, 2000 – Jakked: Too Cool defeated Essa Rios & Sho Funaki..
  • October 21, 2000 – Jakked: Steve Blackman defeated Sho Funaki..
  • October 28, 2000 – Jakked: Gangrel defeated Sho Funaki..
  • November 11, 2000 – Jakked: Al Snow defeated Sho Funaki..
  • November 18, 2000 – Jakked: Too Cool defeated Sho Funaki & Just Joe..
  • November 19, 2000 – HEAT: Edge & Christian defeated Essa Rios & Sho Funaki..
  • November 25, 2000 – Jakked: The Hardy Boyz defeated Sho Funaki & Essa Rios..
  • December 2, 2000 – Jakked: The Dudley Boyz defeated Sho Funaki & Just Joe..
  • December 16, 2000 – Jakked: D-Lo Brown & Chaz defeated Kaientai..
  • December 21, 2000 – Smackdown!: Crash Holly & Molly Holly defeated Taka Michinoku & Sho Funaki..
  • January 7, 2001 – HEAT: The Acolytes defeated Taka Michinoku & Sho Funaki..
  • January 14, 2001 – HEAT: Too Cool vs. Kaientai ended in a No Contest..
  • January 28, 2001 – HEAT: D-Lo Brown & Chaz defeated Kaientai..
  • February 11, 2001 – HEAT: The Undertaker & Kane defeated Kaientai..
  • February 24, 2001 – Jakked: Kaientai defeated Matt Murphy & Superstar Steve..
  • February 25, 2001 – HEAT: The Goodfather & Bull Buchanan defeated Kaientai..
  • March 4, 2001 – HEAT: Light-Heavyweight Champion Dean Malenko defeated Sho Funaki..
  • March 10, 2001 – Jakked: X-Pac & Justin Credible defeated Kaientai..
  • March 11, 2001 – HEAT: Steve Blackman defeated Kaientai in a handicap match..
  • March 25, 2001 – HEAT: The Hardy Boyz defeated Kaientai..
  • March 31, 2001 – Jakked: K-Kwik defeated Sho Funaki..
  • April 1, 2001 – HEAT: Light-Heavyweight Champion Crash Holly defeated Sho Funaki..
  • April 14, 2001 – Jakked: Steve Blackman & Grandmaster Sexay defeated Kaientai..
  • May 13, 2001 – HEAT: X-Pac & Justin Credible defeated Kaientai..
  • May 20, 2001 – HEAT: X-Pac & Justin Credible defeated Kaientai..
  • June 2, 2001 – Jakked: Kaientai defeated Pawluk & Highlander..
  • June 10, 2001 – HEAT: Crash Holly defeated Sho Funaki..
  • June 23, 2001 – Jakked: Kaientai defeated Scoot Andrews & Christopher Daniels..
  • June 30, 2001 – Jakked: Hardcore Holly & Crash Holly defeated Kaientai..
  • July 1, 2001 – HEAT: Dean Malenko defeated Sho Funaki..
  • July 7, 2001 – Jakked: Raven & Jerry Lynn defeated Kaientai..
  • July 8, 2001 – HEAT: Justin Credible defeated Sho Funaki..
  • July 14, 2001 – Jakked: K-Kwik & Essa Rios defeated Kaientai..
  • July 28, 2001 – Jakked: Hurricane Helms & Chavo Guerrero Jr. defeated Kaientai..
  • July 29, 2001 – HEAT: Raven & Justin Credible defeated Kaientai..
  • August 18, 2001 – Jakked: Shawn Stasiak & Hurricane Helms defeated Kaientai..
  • August 19, 2001 – HEAT: Raven & Justin Credible defeated Kaientai..
  • August 25, 2001 – Jakked: Crash Holly defeated Sho Funaki..
  • September 1, 2001 – Jakked: The Dudley Boyz defeated Kaientai..
  • September 8, 2001 – Jakked: Raven & Tommy Dreamer defeated Kaientai..
  • September 29, 2001 – Jakked: Chuck Palumbo & Tommy Dreamer defeated Kaientai.
  • October 27, 2001 – Jakked: Chavo Guerrero Jr. defeated Sho Funaki..
  • November 17, 2001 – Jakked: Raven defeated Sho Funaki..
  • November 24, 2001 – Jakked: Perry Saturn defeated Sho Funaki..
  • December 1, 2001 – Jakked: Scotty 2 Hotty defeated Sho Funaki..
  • December 2, 2001 – HEAT: Yoshihiro Tajiri defeated Sho Funaki..
  • December 8, 2001 – Jakked: Crash Holly defeated Sho Funaki..
  • December 9, 2001 – HEAT: Tazz defeated Sho Funaki..
  • December 15, 2001 – Jakked: Al Snow defeated Sho Funaki..
  • December 16, 2001 – HEAT: Perry Saturn defeated Sho Funaki..
  • December 22, 2001 – Jakked: Sho Funaki defeated Shawn Hill..
  • December 29, 2001 – Jakked: Edge defeated Sho Funaki..
  • December 30, 2001 – HEAT: The Acolytes defeated Crash Holly & Sho Funaki..
  • January 12, 2002 – Jakked: Hurricane Helms defeated Sho Funaki..
  • January 19, 2002 – Jakked: Sho Funaki defeated Mike Shane..
  • January 26, 2002 – Jakked: Perry Saturn defeated Sho Funaki..
  • February 2, 2002 – Jakked: Tazz & Spike Dudley defeated Sho Funaki & Crash Holly..
  • February 9, 2002 – Jakked: Scotty 2 Hotty & Albert defeated Sho Funaki & Crash Holly..
  • February 16, 2002 – Jakked: Lance Storm defeated Sho Funaki..
  • February 23, 2002 – Jakked: The Dudley Boyz defeated Sho Funaki & Tajiri..
  • March 2, 2002 – Jakked: Albert & Scotty 2 Hotty defeated Sho Funaki & Perry Saturn..
  • March 16, 2002 – Jakked: Hurricane Helms defeated Sho Funaki..
  • March 23, 2002 – Jakked: Scotty 2 Hotty & Albert defeated Crash Holly & Sho Funaki..
  • March 30, 2002 – Jakked: Tajiri & Sho Funaki defeated Billy Kidman & Hurricane Helms..
  • April 6, 2002 – Jakked: Chavo Guerrero Jr. & Hugh Morris defeated Hurricane Helms & Sho Funaki..
  • April 13, 2002 – Jakked: Sho Funaki defeated Lance Storm..
  • April 20, 2002 – Jakked: Christian defeated Sho Funaki..
  • May 4, 2002 – Jakked: Hugh Morris defeated Sho Funaki..
  • May 11, 2002 – Jakked: Chavo Guerrero Jr. defeated Sho Funaki..
  • May 18, 2002 – Jakked: The Godfather defeated Sho Funaki..
  • June 8, 2002 – Velocity: Chavo Guerrero defeated Sho Funaki..
  • June 15, 2002 – Velocity: Jamie Noble defeated Sho Funaki..
  • June 29, 2002 – Velocity: Billy Kidman defeated Sho Funaki..
  • July 20, 2002 – Velocity: Cruiserweight Champion Jamie Noble defeated Sho Funaki..
  • August 3, 2002 – Velocity: Billy Kidman defeated Sho Funaki..
  • August 10, 2002 – Velocity: Rico Constantino defeated Sho Funaki..
  • August 17, 2002 – Velocity: Sho Funaki & Billy Kidman defeated Jamie Noble & Tajiri..
  • August 24, 2002 – Velocity: Tajiri defeated Sho Funaki..
  • August 29, 2002 – Smackdown!: Cruiserweight Champion Jamie Noble defeated Sho Funaki..
  • September 7, 2002 – Velocity: Sho Funaki defeated Mike Awesome..
  • September 14, 2002 – Velocity: Albert defeated Sho Funaki..
  • September 21, 2002 – Velocity: Sho Funaki defeated Albert..
  • October 12, 2002 – Velocity: Albert defeated Sho Funaki..
  • October 19, 2002 – Velocity: Tajiri defeated Sho Funaki..
  • October 26, 2002 – Velocity: Sho Funaki defeated Crash Holly..
  • November 2, 2002 – Velocity: Sho Funaki & Billy Kidman defeated Jamie Noble & Crash Holly..
  • November 9, 2002 – Velocity: Sho Funaki & Chuck Palumbo defeated D-Von Dudley & Ron Simmons..
  • November 16, 2002 – Velocity: D-Von Dudley defeated Sho Funaki..
  • November 23, 2002 – Velocity: Matt Hardy defeated Sho Funaki..
  • November 30, 2002 – Velocity: Crash Holly defeated Sho Funaki..
  • December 14, 2002 – Velocity: Sho Funaki defeated C.G…
  • December 21, 2002 – Velocity: Jamie Noble defeated Sho Funaki..
  • December 28, 2002 – Velocity: A-Train defeated Sho Funaki..
  • January 4, 2003 – Velocity: Sho Funaki defeated Charles Schipporeit..
  • January 11, 2003 – Velocity: The Diamondback defeated Sho Funaki..
  • January 25, 2003 – Velocity: Chavo Guerrero defeated Sho Funaki..
  • February 8, 2003 – Velocity: Nunzio defeated Sho Funaki..
  • February 15, 2003 – Velocity: Bill DeMott defeated Sho Funaki..
  • February 22, 2003 – Velocity: Bill DeMott defeated Sho Funaki..
  • February 27, 2003 – Smackdown!: Sho Funaki & Torrie Wilson defeated Jamie Noble & Nidia..
  • March 8, 2003 – Velocity: Nunzio defeated Sho Funaki..
  • March 15, 2003 – Velocity: Johnny Stamboli defeated Sho Funaki..
  • March 22, 2003 – Velocity: A-Train defeated Sho Funaki..
  • March 29, 2003 – Velocity: Sho Funaki defeated Jamie Noble..
  • April 5, 2003 – Velocity: Cruiserweight Champion Matt Hardy defeated Sho Funaki..
  • April 12, 2003 – Velocity: Nunzio & Johnny Stamboli & Chuck Palumbo defeated Eddie Guerrero & Chavo Guerrero & Sho Funaki..
  • April 19, 2003 – Velocity: Crash Holly defeated Sho Funaki..
  • April 26, 2003 – Velocity: Cruiserweight Champion Matt Hardy defeated Sho Funaki..
  • May 10, 2003 – Velocity: Sean O’Haire defeated Sho Funaki..
  • May 24, 2003 – Velocity: Sho Funaki defeated Chris Kanyon..
  • May 31, 2003 – Velocity: Matt Hardy defeated Sho Funaki..
  • June 7, 2003 – Velocity: A-Train defeated Sho Funaki..
  • June 21, 2003 – Velocity: John Cena defeated Sho Funaki..
  • July 5, 2003 – Velocity: Sean O’Haire defeated Sho Funaki..
  • July 12, 2003 – Velocity: A-Train defeated Sho Funaki..
  • July 17, 2003: Funaki defeated A-Train in Yokohama, Japan..
  • July 19, 2003 – Velocity: Spanky & Sho Funaki defeated Chuck Palumbo & Johnny Stamboli..
  • July 26, 2003 – Velocity: The Basham Brothers defeated Spanky & Sho Funaki..
  • August 2, 2003 – Velocity: Sean O’Haire & The Basham Brothers defeated The APA & Sho Funaki..
  • August 9, 2003 – Velocity: Tag Team Champions Charlie Haas & Shelton Benjamin defeated Spanky & Sho Funaki..
  • August 16, 2003 – Velocity: Nunzio defeated Sho Funaki..
  • August 23, 2003 – Velocity: Sean O’Haire defeated Sho Funaki..
  • September 6, 2003 – Velocity: Matt Hardy & Shannon Moore defeated Ultimo Dragon & Sho Funaki..
  • September 11, 2003 – Smackdown!: Shelton Benjamin & Charlie Haas beat Ultimo Dragon & Funaki in a match taped for Velocity..
  • September 27, 2003 – Velocity: Ultimo Dragon & Sho Funaki defeated Joey Matthews & Jason Vortello..
  • October 4, 2003 – Velocity: Rhyno defeated Sho Funaki..
  • October 11, 2003 – Velocity: Charlie Haas defeated Sho Funaki..
  • October 18, 2003 – Velocity: Matt Hardy defeated Sho Funaki..
  • November 8, 2003 – Velocity: Charlie Haas & Shelton Benjamin defeated Billy Kidman & Sho Funaki..
  • November 15, 2003 – Velocity: Charlie Haas & Shelton Benjamin defeated Ultimo Dragon & Sho Funaki..
  • November 22, 2003 – Velocity: Chuck Palumbo defeated Sho Funaki..
  • November 29, 2003 – Velocity: Sho Funaki defeated Nunzio..
  • December 6, 2003 – Velocity: Akio defeated Sho Funaki..
  • December 20, 2003 – Velocity: Matt Morgan defeated Sho Funaki..
  • January 3, 2004 – Velocity: A-Train defeated Sho Funaki..
  • January 10, 2004 – Velocity: Rhyno defeated Sho Funaki..
  • January 24, 2004 – Velocity: Tag Team Champions The Basham Brothers defeated Sho Funaki & Ultimo Dragon..
  • January 31, 2004 – Velocity: Sho Funaki defeated Akio..
  • February 7, 2004 – Velocity: Charlie Haas & Shelton Benjamin defeated Ultimo Dragon & Sho Funaki..
  • March 4, 2004 – Smackdown!: Chavo Guerrero Jr. defeated Sho Funaki in a non title match!
  • March 11, 2004 – Smackdown!: Rey Mysterio & Billy Kidman & Ultimo Dragon & Funaki beat Tajiri & Akio & Sakoda & Jamie Noble..
  • March 14, 2004 – Wrestlemania XX: Sho Funaki participates in the Cruiserweight Open, which was won by Chavo Guerrero (Champ)..
  • April 24, 2004 – Velocity: Nunzio defeated Sho Funaki..
  • May 1, 2004 – Velocity: John Bradshaw Layfield defeated Sho Funaki..
  • July 10, 2004 – Velocity: Sho Funaki defeated Sakoda..
  • July 31, 2004 – Velocity: Chavo Guerrero defeated Sho Funaki..
  • August 28, 2004 – Velocity: Mark Jindrak defeated Sho Funaki..
  • September 4, 2004 – Velocity: Cruiserweight Champion Spike Dudley defeated Sho Funaki..
  • October 2, 2004 – Velocity: Tag Team Champions Rene Dupree & Kenzo Suzuki defeated Shannon Moore & Sho Funaki..
  • October 16, 2004 – Velocity: Orlando Jordan Sho Funaki..
  • October 23, 2004 – Velocity: The Dudley Boyz & Spike Dudley defeated Nunzio & Johnny Stamboli & Sho Funaki..
  • November 20, 2004 – Velocity: Luther Reigns & Mark Jindrak defeated Sho Funaki & Nunzio..
  • December 4, 2004 – Velocity: Luther Reigns & Mark Jindrak defeated Sho Funaki & Nunzio..
  • December 9, 2004 – Smackdown!: Sho Funaki won a #1 Contenders Cruiserweight Battle Royal to earn a title shot at Armageddon!
  • December 12, 2004 – Armageddon: Sho Funaki defeated Spike Dudley to capture the Cruiserweight title!
  • December 30, 2004 – SD! Night of Champions: Sho Funaki defeated Spike Dudley to retain the Cruiserweight title..

World Wrestling Entertainment:

  • January 6, 2005 – Smackdown: Sho Funaki defeated Akio to retain the Cruiserweight title..
  • January 13, 2005 – Smackdown!: Sho Funaki defeated Nunzio to retain the Cruiserweight title..
  • January 27, 2005 – SD!: Paul London Paul London beat Spike Dudley, Shannon Moore and Funaki in a Rumble Qualifying match..
  • February 10, 2005 – SD! in Japan: Sho Funaki (loud cheers) defeated Chavo Guerrero to retain the Cruiserweight title..
  • February 17, 2005 – Smackdown!: Sho Funaki & Paul London & Shannon Moore beat Spike Dudley & Chavo Guerrero & Akio..
  • February 20, 2005 – No Way Out: Chavo Guerrero won a 6-Man Gauntlet Match to capture his 5th Cruiserweight title..
  • ~~~Paul London beat Funaki, London b Spike Dudley, London b Shannon Moore, London b Akio, Chavo Guerrero beat London..
  • February 24, 2005 – Smackdown!: Chavo Guerrero defeated Sho Funaki to retain the Cruiserweight title..
  • March 3, 2005 – Smackdown!: Paul London & Sho Funaki defeated Akio & Chavo Guerrero in a match taped for VELOCITY..
  • March 19, 2005 – Velocity: Charlie Haas & Hardcore Holly defeated Scotty 2 Hotty & Sho Funaki..
  • March 26, 2005 – Velocity: Akio & Billy Kidman defeated Nunzio & Sho Funaki..
  • April 2, 2005 – WM21 Fan Frenzy: Paul London & Funaki & Nunzio defeated Spike Dudley & Billy Kidman & Akio..
  • April 9, 2005 – Velocity: Akio defeated Sho Funaki..
  • April 16, 2005 – Velocity: Luther Reigns defeated Sho Funaki..
  • April 30, 2005 – Velocity: Sho Funaki & Nunzio defeated Akio & Billy Kidman..
  • May 7, 2005 – Velocity: The Basham Brothers defeated Nunzio & Sho Funaki..
  • May 12, 2005 – Smackdown!: Matt Morgan destroyed Sho Funaki..
  • May 21, 2005 – Velocity: Nunzio & Sho Funaki defeated Spike Dudley & Akio..
  • May 28, 2005 – Velocity: The Basham Brothers defeated Sho Funaki & Nunzio..
  • June 11, 2005 – Velocity: Chavo Guerrero defeated Sho Funaki..
  • June 16, 2005 – Smackdown!: Juventud Guerrera defeated Sho Funaki in a match taped for Velocity..
  • July 14, 2005 – Smackdown!: The Mexicools defeated Paul London & Sho Funaki & Scotty Too Hotty (great cruiserweight action!)
  • July 15, 2005–K-DOJO: Kengo Mashimo/KAZMA/Chikuzen/Toshima b TAKA Michinoku/Dick Togo/Mens Teioh/Funaki..
  • July 23, 2005 – Velocity: Christian defeated Sho Funaki..
  • July 28, 2005 – Smackdown!: Frankie Kazarian defeated Sho Funaki in a match taped for Velocity..
  • August 11, 2005 – Smackdown!: Mr. Ken Anderson defeated Sho Funaki in a match taped for Velocity..
  • August 18, 2005 – Smackdown!: John Layfield destroyed Sho Funaki in a No Holds Barred Match until Batista made the save!
  • August 25, 2005 – Smackdown!: Mr. Kennedy (Doing his own ring announcing) defeated Sho Funaki..
  • September 1, 2005 – Smackdown!: William Regal & Paul Burchill defeated Scotty Too Hotty & Sho Funaki..
  • October 8, 2005 – Velocity: Sho Funaki participated in a Battle Royal won by Juventud Guerrera..
  • October 15, 2005 – Velocity: Kid Kash defeated Sho Funaki..
  • October 29, 2005 – Velocity: Sylvain Grenier defeated Sho Funaki..
  • December 9, 2005 – Smackdown!: The Dicks (James & Chad) defeated Sho Funaki & Scotty Too Hotty in a match taped for Velocity..
  • September 23, 2005 – Smackdown!: William Regal & Paul Burchill defeated Scotty Too Hotty & Sho Funaki taped for Velocity..
  • November 11, 2005 – Smackdown!: Sylvan defeated Sho Funaki in a dark match..
  • November 18, 2005 – SD! Eddie Guerrero Tribute: Sho Funaki participated in a special Battle Royal! (won by Juventud)
  • December 2, 2005 – Smackdown!: Scotty Too Hotty & Sho Funaki participated in a #1 Contenders Tag Team Battle Royal!
  • December 9, 2005 – Smackdown!: The Dicks (James & Chad) defeated Sho Funaki & Scotty Too Hotty in a match taped for Velocity..
  • December 16, 2005 – Smackdown!: Orlando Jordan defeated Sho Funaki in a match taped for Velocity..
  • December 18, 2005 – Armageddon: Jamie Noble defeated Sho Funaki by Dragon Sleeper submission on HEAT..
  • December 30, 2005 – Smackdown!: Sho Funaki interviewed Cruiserweight Champion Kid Kash | Kash attacked Funaki!

World Wrestling Entertainment:

  • January 21, 2006 – WWE Live Event: Kid Kash defeated Sho Funaki and Jamie Noble in a 3-WAY match..
  • January 27, 2006 – Smackdown!: Fit Finlay pinned Sho Funaki but had the decision reversed when he wouldn’t stop the assault!
  • January 29, 2006 – Royal Rumble: Gregory Helms won the Cruiserweight Open to capture the WWE Cruiserweight title!
  • ~~~Gregory Helms (RAW) defeated Kid Kash (Champion) and Jamie Noble and Sho Funaki and Paul London and Nunzio!
  • February 4, 2006 – WWE Live Event: Sho Funaki defeated Kid Kash..
  • February 5, 2006 – WWE Live Event: Sho Funaki defeated Super Crazy and Jamie Noble and Paul London and Psicosis in a 5-WAY match..
  • February 19, 2006 – No Way Out: Gregory Helms won a 10-MAN Cruiserweight Open to retain the Cruiserweight title..
  • ~~~Participants: Gregory Helms, Super Crazy, Psicosis, Funaki, Scotty 2 Hotty, Paul London, Brian Kendrick, Nunzio & Kid Kash…
  • February 24, 2006 – Smackdown!: Gymini & Simon Dean defeated Paul London & Brian Kendrick & Sho Funaki (Velocity)..
  • March 3, 2006 – WWE Live Event: Sho Funaki defeated Jamie Noble..
  • March 4, 2006 – WWE Live Event: Sho Funaki defeated Sylvain Grenier..
  • March 5, 2006 – WWE Live Event: Gregory Helms & Kid Kash & Jamie Noble defeated Paul London & Brian Kendrick & Sho Funaki..
  • March 10, 2006 – SmackDown!: Kid Kash & Jamie Noble defeated Scotty Too Hotty & Sho Funaki (Velocity)..
  • March 31, 2006 – SmackDown!: Big Vito w/Nunzio defeated Sho Funaki in a match taped for Velocity..
  • April 7, 2006 – SmackDown!: Kid Kash & Jamie Noble defeated Sho Funaki & Scotty Too Hotty in a match on Velocity..
  • April 8, 2006 – WWE Live Event: Shannon Moore defeated Sho Funaki & Super Crazy in a 3-WAY match..
  • April 9, 2006 – WWE Live Event: Shannon Moore & Simon Dean defeated Super Crazy & Sho Funaki..
  • April 14, 2006 – SmackDown!: Kid Kash & Jamie Noble defeated Sho Funaki & Scotty Too Hotty in a match on Velocity..
  • April 19, 2006 – WWE Live Event: Sho Funaki defeated Palmer Canon..
  • April 21, 2006 – SmackDown!: The Great Khali w/Daivari destroyed Sho Funaki..
  • May 5, 2006 – SmackDown!: The Gymini (Jesse & Jake w/Simon Dean) defeated Sho Funaki & Scotty Too Hotty..
  • May 12, 2006 – SmackDown!: Sho Funaki defeated Sylvan in a match taped for Velocity..
  • May 14, 2006 – WWE Live Event: Sho Funaki & Tatanka defeated Gymini Jake & Simon Dean..
  • May 19, 2006 – SmackDown!: Nunzio & Big Vito defeated Sho Funaki & Scotty Too Hotty in a match taped for Velocity..
  • May 26, 2006 – SmackDown!: Kid Kash & Jamie Noble defeated Scotty Too Hotty & Sho Funaki (taped for Velocity)..
  • June 3, 2006 – WWE Live Event: Sho Funaki & Scotty 2 Hotty defeated Idol Stevens & K.C. James..
  • June 9, 2006 – SmackDown!: Sho Funaki defeated Mike Knox in a dark match..
  • June 23, 2006 – SmackDown!: Mr. Ken Kennedy defeated Sho Funaki..
  • July 7, 2006 – SmackDown!: The Pitbulls (Kid Kash & Jamie Noble) defeated Scotty Too Hotty & Sho Funaki..
  • July 23, 2006 – Great American Bash: Sho Funaki defeated Simon Dean in a Pre-show match..
  • July 28, 2006 – SmackDown!: Ryan Wilson defeated Sho Funaki in a dark match..
  • August 4, 2006 – SmackDown!: Kasey James & Idol Stevens w/Michelle McCool defeated Scotty Too Hotty & Sho Funaki..
  • August 11, 2006 – SmackDown!: Sho Funaki defeated Chuck Palumbo in a dark match..
  • September 22, 2006 – SmackDown!: Mike “The Miz” Mizanin defeated Sho Funaki..
  • October 20, 2006 – SmackDown!: William Regal & Dave Taylor defeated Scotty Too Hotty & Sho Funaki in a squash match..
  • November 3, 2006 – SmackDown!: The Gymini w/Angel Williams defeated Sho Funaki & Scotty Too Hotty in a dark match..
  • November 17, 2006 – SmackDown!: Sho Funaki defeated K.C. James in a dark match..
  • November 24, 2006 – SmackDown!: Deuce & Domino w/Cherry defeated defeated Sho Funaki & Scotty Too Hotty in a dark match..
  • December 15, 2006 – SmackDown!: Chavo Guerrero w/Vickie Guerrero defeated Sho Funaki..

World Wrestling Entertainment:

  • January 5, 2007 – SmackDown!: Sho Funaki & Matt Hardy defeated The Gymini in a dark match..
  • January 6, 2007 – WWE Live Event: The Untouchables (Deuce & Domino w/Cherry) defeated Jimmy Wang Yang & Sho Funaki..
  • January 12, 2007 – SmackDown!: The Gymini defeated Sho Funaki & Ace Steel in a dark match..
  • February 2, 2007 – SmackDown!: Chuck Palumbo defeated Sho Funaki in a dark match..
  • March 2, 2007 – SmackDown!: Sho Funaki defeated Bradley Jay (DSW Champion) in a dark match..
  • March 11, 2007 – WWE Live Event: Chavo Guerrero defeated Gregory Helms and Scotty 2 Hotty and Sho Funaki in a 4-WAY match to retain the Cruiserweight title..
  • March 12, 2007 – WWE Live Event: Chavo Guerrero defeated Gregory Helms & Sho Funaki in a 3-WAY to retain the Cruiserweight title..
  • March 23, 2007 – WWE Live Event: Super Crazy defeated Gregory Helms and Sho Funaki in a 3-WAY match..
  • March 24, 2007 – WWE Live Event: Mark Henry defeated Sho Funaki..
  • May 4, 2007 – SmackDown!: Anthoni Polaski defeated Sho Funaki in a match taped for Velocity..
  • May 5, 2007 – WWE Live Event: Sho Funaki defeated Mike Mizanin..
  • May 5, 2007 – WWE Live Event: William Regal & Dave Taylor defeated The Boogeyman & Sho Funaki..
  • May 6, 2007 – WWE Live Event: Mark Henry defeated Jimmy Wang Yang & Sho Funaki in a handicap match..
  • May 12, 2007 – WWE Live Event: Anthony Pulaski defeated Sho Funaki..
  • May 13, 2007 – WWE Live Event: Sho Funaki defeated Anthony Pulaski..
  • May 21, 2007 – WWE Live Event: Mark Henry & Chavo Guerrero defeated Sho Funaki & Jimmy Wang Yang..
  • May 18, 2007 – SmackDown!: “The World’s Strongest Man” Mark Henry defeated Sho Funaki in a total squash match..
  • June 11, 2007–RAW: The Mr. McMahon “character” was tragically killed when his private limousine exploded into a ball of flames..
  • June 22, 2007–SmackDown!: “The World’s Strongest Man” Mark Henry defeated Sho Funaki by Bearhug Submission..
  • June 29, 2007–SmackDown!: Chavo Guerrero defeated Jamie Noble and Sho Funaki in a 3-WAY to retain the Cruiserweight title..
  • July 13, 2007–SmackDown!: Sho Funaki & Shannon Shannon Moore defeated Paul Burchill & Dave Taylor in a dark match..
  • July 20, 2007–SmackDown!: Sho Funaki participated in a Battle Royal for the vacant World Heavyweight title..
  • July 22, 2007–Great American Bash: A 5-WAY Cruiserweight match ended with Hornswoggle winning the WWE Cruiserweight title..
  • ~~~Original Match: Chavo Guerrero (champion) vs. Jimmy Yang vs. Shannon Moore vs. Sho Funaki vs. Jamie Noble..
  • August 24, 2007–SmackDown!: Sho Funaki defeated Chavo Guerrero by DQ after Chavo put a Rey mask on Funaki and assaulted him!
  • Sho Funaki’s name was linked to an independent Steriod investigation and Funaki was immediately suspended for 30 days..

World Wrestling Entertainment:

World Wrestling Entertainment – KUNG FUNAKI:

World Wrestling Entertainment – KUNG FUNAKI:

  • January 22, 2010–WWE SmackDown!: Kung Funaki defeated Johnny Curtis in a dark match.
  • March 28, 2010–WrestleMania 26: Sho Funaki participated in a dark match Battle Royal (won by Yoshi Tatsu)..
  • April 22, 2010: Sho Funaki was FINALLY released from his World Wrestling Entertainment contact.
  • July 5, 2013 – WWE Live Event in Japan: Natalya defeated Aksana with Funaki as the special referee.

FUNAKI in the Independant Circuit and in Japan:

  • May 5, 2010 – ZERO1: FUNAKI and Ikuto Hidaka defeated Aloha Chad and Sandy Beach.
  • May 8, 2010 – ZERO1: FUNAKI, Masato Tanaka and Shinjiro Otani defeated Chad Aloha, Sandy Beach and Hartley Jackson.
  • May 20, 2010 – ZERO1: FUNAKI and Ikuto Hidaka defeated KAMIKAZE and Kohei Sato.
  • May 30, 2010 – HUSTLE: FUNAKI and Ikuto Hidaka defeated Katsume Usada and Yoshiaki Fujiwara.
  • June 10, 2010 – ZERO1: NWA Intercontinental tag team champions Akebono and Shinjiro Otani defeated FUNAKI and Ikuto Hidaka to retain the titles.
  • June 11, 2010 – Michinoku Pro: Dick Togo and The Great Sasuke defeated FUNAKI and TAKA Michinoku.
  • June 13, 2010 – ZERO1: FUNAKI, Munenori Sawa and Ikuto Hidaka defeated KAMIKAZE, Masato Tanaka and Kenta Kakinuma. FUNAKI was also in the battle royal won by Akebono.
  • July 11, 2010 – ZERO1: ZERO1 International Junior heavyweight champion Ikuto Hidaka defeated FUNAKI and Munenori Sawa in a 3-way match to retain the title.
  • July 24, 2010 – ZERO1: FUNAKI and Munenori Sawa defeated Minoru Fujita and Takuya and Sugawara.
  • July 25, 2010 – ZERO1: FUNAKI and Shinjiro Otani defeated Minoru Fujita and Yutuka Yoshie.
  • July 31, 2010 – ZERO1: FUNAKI and Shinjiro Otani defeated Masato Tanaka and KAMIKAZE.
  • August 1, 2010 – ZERO1: FUNAKI and Ikuto Hidaka defeated Minoru Fujita and The Predator.
  • August 2, 2010 – ZERO1: Kohei Sato, Minoru Fujita and Takuya Sugawara defeated FUNAKI, KAMIKAZE and Munenori Suwa.
  • August 4, 2010 – ZERO1: Kaijin Habu Otoko, Minoru Fujita and Takuya Sugawara defeated FUNAKI, Ikuto Hidaka and Munenori Suwa.
  • October 17, 2010 – K-DOJO: FUNAKI and TAKA Michinoku defeated Kaji Tomato and Taishi Takizawa.
  • December 16, 2010 – Michinoku Pro: FUNAKI and Ultimo Dragon vs Jinsei Shinzaki and TAKA Michinoku ended in a time limit draw.
  • December 17, 2010 – ZERO1: FUNAKI and Yutaka Yoshie defeated Fujita Hayada and Ikuto Hidaka.
  • December 18, 2010 – ZERO1: FUNAKI and Yutaka Yoshie defeated Don Gorman and Yuzuru Saito.
  • December 19, 2010 – ZERO1: FUNAKI and Yutaka Yoshie defeated Ryouji Sai and Shinsuke Wakataka.
  • December 21, 2010 – ZERO1: Daisuke Sekimoto and Masato Tanaka defeated FUNAKI and Yutaka Yoshie.
  • December 25, 2010 – K-DOJO: FUNAKI, Kaz Hayashi, TAKA Michinoku and MEN’s Teioh defeated The Great Sasuke, Kazuya Yuasa, Kesen Numajiro and Minoru Fujita.
  • December 31, 2010 – Pro Wrestling 2010 Countdown Show in Japan: FUNAKI won a 34 man battle royal.
  • January 1, 2011 – K-DOJO: FUNAKI and Mineo Fujita defeated KAMIKAZE and Rikiya Fudo.
  • January 8, 2011 – K-DOJO: FUNAKI, TAJIRI and TAKA Michinoku defeated Hiro Tonai, Makato Oishi and Shiori Asahi.
  • March 31, 2011 – Smash 15: FUNAKI defeated Kana.
  • April 2, 2011 – K-DOJO: FUNAKI and TAKA Michinoku defeated HIROKI and JOE.
  • April 9, 2011 – Michinoku Pro: FUNAKI and Dick Togo defeated The Great Sasuke and Kesen Numajiro.
  • June 5, 2011 – Michinoku Pro: Ultimo Dragon, Taro Nohashi and Rui Hiugaji defeated FUNAKI, Kesen Numajiro and Kinya Oyanagi.
  • June 9, 2011 – Smash 18: TAJIRI defeated FUNAKI.
  • June 14, 2011 – ZERO1: FUNAKI, Dick Togo and Ikuta Hidaka defeated Fujita Hayato, Masato Tanaka and Munenori Suwa.
  • June 18, 2011 – K-DOJO: FUNAKI, Dick Togo, Hanzo Nakajima, MEN’s Teioh and TAKA Michinoku defeated Gran Hamada, The Great Sasuke, Jinsei Shinzaki, Super Delfin and Tsubo Genjin.
  • June 30, 2011 – Dick Togo Retirement Show: Daisuke Sasaki, Ikuta Hidaka and Tomohiro Ishii defeated FUNAKI, Kaz Hayashi and Yuki Sato.
  • July 2, 2011 – Osaka Pro: FUNAKI and TAJIRI defeated Kanjyouru Matsuyama and Kuishinbo Kamen.
  • July 15, 2011 – Smash 19: FUNAKI, Kana and Yoshiaki Fujiwara defeated TAJIRI, Syuri and Genichiro Tenryu.
  • December 14, 2011 – NJPW: Kaz Hayashi and Satoshi Kojima defeated FUNAKI and Hiroyoshi Tenzan.
  • December 18, 2011 – K-DOJO: FUNAKI was in the battle royal won by Kaji Tomato.
  • January 3, 2012 – K-DOJO: FUNAKI defeated Owen Phoenix.
  • May 26, 2012 – MPX: FUNAKI defeated Carrion Arcane.
  • July 21, 2012 – MPX: Scott Murdoch defeated FUNAKI.
  • October 14, 2012 – K-DOJO: Minoru Suzuki, Taichi and NOSAWA Rongai defeated FUNAKI, CIMA and TAKA Michinoku.
  • December 1, 2012 – GLCW: FUNAKI defeated Ruff Crossing.
  • December 15, 2012 – NWA BOW: FUNAKI, Eugene, Rob Conway and James Claxton defeated Brent McKenzie, Lumberjack Lambert, Mad Dog Johnson and Ricky Starks.
  • January 6, 2013 – K-Dojo: Strongest-K tag team champions Kengo Machimo and Ryuichi Sekine defeated FUNAKI and TAKA Michinoku to retain the titles.
  • January 19, 2013 – NWA BOW: AJ Summers defeated FUNAKI, Gregory James and Weeze Woo in a 4-way match.
  • April 13, 2013 – NWA BOW: Rudy Russo defeated FUNAKI, Gregory James, JC Bravo, Mike Dell and Weeze Woo in a cruiserweight battle royal.
  • May 12, 2013 – Wrestling is Art: Francis O’Rourke defeated FUNAKI.
  • May 11, 2013 – Wrestling is Art: FUNAKI defeated Green Ant.
  • July 13, 2013 – Michinoku Pro: FUNAKI, Ultimo Dragon, Yapper Man 1 and Yapper Man 2 defeated Brahman Kei, Brahman Shu, Behnam Ali and Taro Nohashi.
  • July 5, 2013 – TNA One Night Only Hardcore Justice 2 PPV: Funaki was in the 9 man hardcore rules battle royal won by Shark Boy.
  • July 14, 2013 – K-Dojo: Independent Junior Heavyweight champion/UWA World Middleweight champion TAKA Michinoku defeated FUNAKI to retain the titles.
  • July 14, 2013 – Michinoku Pro: Brahman Kei, Brahman Shu and Rui Hiugaji defeated FUNAKI, Ultimo Dragon and Dewa Lock Man.
  • July 19, 2013 – BTW: FUNAKI defeated Ryan Von Kool.
  • July 20, 2013 – Vendetta Pro: FUNAKI defeated Jeckel.
  • October 26, 2013 – Michinoku Pro: Brahman Kei, Brahman Shu and Obariyon defeated FUNAKI, Rasse and Kesen Numagirolamo.
  • November 1, 2013 – Michinoku Pro: FUNAKI, Ultimo Dragon and Kinya Oyanagi defeated Brahman Kei, Brahman Shu and Taro Nohashi.
  • November 2, 2013 – Michinoku Pro: FUNAKI and Ultimo Dragon defeated Ken45 and Takeshi Manimano.
  • November 3, 2013 – Michinoku Pro: Daichi Sasaki and Manjimaru defeated FUNAKI and Ayumu Gunji.
  • November 4, 2013 – Michinoku Pro: Manjimaru and Takeshi Minamano defeated FUNAKI and TAKA Michinoku.