Tiger Mask IV

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Title History

 

  • UWA (Mexico) Middleweight title defeating Mens Teioh [Tournament] (August 23, 1996);
  • British Commonwealth Junior Heavyweight title defeating Jason Cross for vacant title (April 11, 1999);
  • British Commonwealth Junior Heavyweight title defeating Curry Man (March 26, 2000);
  • APEX of Triangle 6-Man Tag Titles w/Gran Hamada & Great Sasuke beat Takeshi Ono, KAW KAW & Masao Orihara (April 14, 2001);
  • IWGP Junior Heavyweight title defeating Koji Kanemoto (April 23, 2003);
  • IWGP Junior Heavyweight title defeating Heat (January 4, 2005);
  • IWGP Junior Heavyweight title defeating Black Tiger (February 19, 2006);
  • NWA World Junior Heavyweight title defeating Black Tiger (February 19, 2006);
  • IWGP Junior Heavyweight title defeating Low Ki (January 4, 2009);
  • IWGP Junior Heavyweight title defeating Mistico (November 8, 2009);

 

Career Highlights

 

  • (Real Name Unknown) debuted in the world of wrestling as Tiger Mask IV for Michinoku Pro..
  • ~~~Previous Tiger Mask versions debuted using other names before doning the Tiger Mask gimmick..
  • Super J Cup 2000: Jushin Thunder Liger defeated Tiger Mask IV in the first round..
  • January 4, 2002: Tiger Mask IV debuted in New Japan Pro Wrestling in a six man tag match..
  • January 4, 2003: Tiger Mask IV officially signed with New Japan a year after his debut with the company..
  • Late 2002: Heat/Kakihara/Naruse/Tiger Mask IV feuded with Jushin Liger/Koji Kanemoto/El Samurai/Jado/Gedo..
  • 2003: Tiger Mask IV is set to be in Italy on 2/28. He will be part of the annual Kombat Festival, which is a show case of martial arts..
  • June 13, 2004: Tiger Mask defeated Heat (semifinals) and Koji Kanemoto (finals) to win the New Japan’s Super Junior tournament..
  • November 13, 2004–New Japan: Tiger Mask & Wataru Inoue & Taiji Ishimori defeated Gedo & Jado & Jushin Liger..
  • January 4, 2005–New Japan Pro Wrestling: Tiger Mask defeated Heat to win the IWGP Jr Heavyweight title..
  • May 14, 2005–New Japan Pro Wrestling: Tiger Mask beat Black Tiger (Rocky Romero) to retain the IWGP Jr. Heavyweight title..
  • May 29, 2005–NJPW: Minoru Tanaka & Hirooki Goto defeated Tiger Mask IV & Katsushi Takemura..
  • June 19, 2005: Tiger Mask won the Best of the Super Junior Tournament at Korakuen Hall in Japan..
  • October 8, 2005–New Japan PPV: Black Tiger (Rocky Romero) beat Tiger Mask to retain NWA Junior title and win IWGP Junior title!
  • November 23, 2005–NJPW: Jushin Thunder Liger & Minoru Tanaka defeated Koji Kanemoto & Tiger Mask..
  • November 26, 2005–NJPW: Koji Kamemoto & Tiger Mask & Akiya Anzawa beat Jushin Thunder Liger & Minoru Tanaka & El Samurai..
  • November 27, 2005–NJPW: Tiger Mask IV & Hirooki Goto beat Jushin Thunder Liger & El Samurai..
  • November 30, 2005–NJPW: Jushin Thunder Liger & El Samurai defeated Tiger Mask IV & Ryusuke Taguchi..
  • December 3 2005–NJPW: Koji Kanemoto & Tiger Mask IV defeated Jushin Thunder Liger & Minoru Tanaka…
  • December 4, 2005–NJPW: Jado & Gedo & Hirooki Goto beat Koji Kanemoto & Tiger Mask IV & Ryusuke Taguchi..
  • December 6, 2005–NJPW: Koji Kanemoto & Tiger Mask IV defeated Safari & Sangre Azteca..
  • December 7, 2005–NJPW: Tiger Mask IV defeated Hirooki Goto..
  • December 8, 2005–NJPW: Jushin Liger/Minoru Tanaka/Masayuki Naruse beat Koji Kanemoto/Tiger Mask/Akiya Anzawa..
  • December 9, 2005–NJPW: Tiger Mask IV & Hirooki Goto defeated Jushin Thunder Liger & Akiya Anzawa..
  • December 10, 2005–NJPW: Jushin Thunder Liger defeated Tiger Mask IV..
  • December 11, 2005–NJPW: Koji Kanemoto defeated Tiger Mask IV..
  • May 5, 2007–NWA Midwest: Tiger Mask defeated Low Ki to retain the NWA Junior Heavyweight title Streamwood, Illinois..
  • May 11, 2007–Fight Sport Midwest (Indiana): Mike Quackenbush defeated Tiger Mask to win the NWA Junior Heavyweight title..
  • May 12, 2007–IWA Mid South Wrestling: Tiger Mask IV defeated A.J. Styles in Joliet, Illinois..
  • May 13, 2007 – TNA Sacrifice: Jerry Lynn defeated Alex Shelley and Senshi and Tiger Mask (New Japan) in a 4-WAY..
  • May 17, 2007 – TNA iMPACT: Chris Sabin & Alex Shelley defeated Jerry Lynn & Tiger Mask..
  • January 24, 2008 – TNA iMPACT: Tiger Mask & Curry Man defeated The Rock & Rave Infection w/Christy Hemme..
  • February 7, 2008 – TNA iMPACT: “The Phenomenal” A.J. Styles defeated Tiger Mask in a Dream Match..
  • January 4, 2009–NJPW: Tiger Mask defeated Low Ki to become the 56th IWGP Jr. Heavyweight champion..
  • May 30, 2010: Tiger Mask of New Japan suffered a fractured neck at the Best of the Super Juniors at Korakuen Hall..