Tojo Yamamoto

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Title History

 

  • NWA (Florida) United States Tag Team titles w/Taro Miyake defeating Dick Steinborn & Eddie Graham (November 16, 1961);
  • NWA (Mid America) Southern Tag Team titles w/Ivan Malenkov defeating Mario Milano & Jackie Fargo (December 5, 1963);
  • NWA (Mid America) Southern Tag Team titles w/Alex Perez defeating Karl & Skull Von Stroheim (January 23, 1964);
  • NWA (Mid America) Southern Tag Team titles w/Alex Perez defeating Jackie & Sonny Fargo (March 31, 1964);
  • NWA (Mid America) Southern Tag Team titles w/Alex Perez defeating Jackie & Sonny Fargo (April 23, 1964);
  • NWA (Mid America) Southern Tag Team titles w/Alex Perez defeating Jackie & Don Fargo (June 9, 1964);
  • NWA (Mid America) World Tag Team titles w/Alex Perez defeating Karl & Kurt Von Brauner (August 10, 1964);
  • NWA (Mid America) Southern Tag Team titles w/Mitsu Hirai defeating Corsica Jean & Corsica Joe (December ??, 1964);
  • NWA (Mid America) World Tag Team titles w/Mitsu Hirai won a tournament (April 29, 1965);
  • NWA (Mid America) Southern Tag Team titles w/Alex Perez defeating Frankie Cain & Mike Clancy (July 27, 1965);
  • NWA (Mid America) Southern Tag Team titles w/Tor Kamata defeating Len Rossi & Jackie Fargo (October 2, 1965);
  • NWA (Mid America) Southern Tag Team titles w/Alex Perez defeating Mario Milano & Len Rossi (Febuary 9, 1966);
  • NWA (Mid America) Southern Tag Team titles w/Great Higami defeating Mario Milano & Len Rossi (June 21, 1966);
  • NWA (Mid America) World Tag Team titles w/Tamaya Soto defeating Moose & Giant Evans (October 6, 1966);
  • NWA (Mid America) World Tag Team titles w/Professor Ito defeating Herb Welch & Jackie Fargo (Febuary 6, 1967);
  • NWA (Tennessee) Southern Junior Heavyweight title defeating Len Rossi (March 19, 1968);
  • NWA (Mid America) World Tag Team titles w/Johnny Long defeating Johnny Walker & Len Rossi (November 13, 1968);
  • NWA (Mid America) World Tag Team titles w/Johnny Long defeating Dennis Hall & Les Thatcher (December ??, 1968);
  • NWA (Mid America) World Tag Team titles w/Johnny Long defeating Len Rossi & Don Carson for vacant titles (Febuary 27, 1969);
  • NWA (Mid America) Southern Tag Team titles w/Johnny Long defeating Johnny Walker & Ken Lucas (April 28, 1969);
  • NWA (Mid America) Southern Tag Team titles w/Johnny Long defeating Bob Ramstead & Johnny Walker (May 19, 1969);
  • NWA (Mid America) Southern Tag Team titles w/Johnny Long defeating Sundown Kid & Johnny Walker (June 16, 1969);
  • NWA (Mid America) Southern Tag Team titles w/Johnny Walker defeating Interns (August 24, 1970);
  • NWA (Mid America) Southern Tag Team titles w/Jerry Jarrett defeating Interns (October 19, 1970);
  • NWA (Mid America) Southern Tag Team titles w/Jerry Jarrett defeating Al & Don Greene (January 9, 1971);
  • NWA (Mid America) Southern Tag Team titles w/Jerry Jarrett defeating Al & Don Greene (May 31, 1971);
  • NWA Mid America Tag Team titles w/Bill Dromo defeating Interns (August 7, 1972);
  • NWA Mid America Tag Team titles w/Bill Dromo defeating Interns (August 21, 1972);
  • NWA Mid America Tag Team titles w/Tommy Gilbert defeating Bobby Hart & Lorenzo Parente (December ??, 1972);
  • NWA (Mid America) Southern Tag Team titles w/Jerry Jarrett defeating ??????? (January ??, 1973);
  • NWA (Mid America) World Tag Team titles w/Ben Justice defeating Don Kent & Al Costello (March 29, 1973);
  • NWA Mid America Tag Team titles w/Jackie Fargo defeating Duke Myers & Terry Garvin (July 2, 1973);
  • NWA Mid America Tag Team titles w/Johnny Marlin defeating ???????? (August 8, 1973);
  • NWA Mid America Tag Team titles w/Jackie Fargo defeating Ron & Terry Garvin (December ??, 1973);
  • NWA Southeastern Tag Team titles w/Mr. Kamikaze defeating Nick DeCarlo & Frank Monte (April 17, 1974);
  • NWA Southeastern Tag Team titles w/Jerry Jarrett defeating ????????? (May ??, 1974);
  • NWA (Mid America) Southern Tag Team titles w/Jerry Jarrett defeating Al Greene & Phil Hickerson (October ??, 1974);
  • NWA (Mid America) Southern Tag Team titles w/Jerry Lawler defeating ???????? (November ??, 1974);
  • NWA (Mid America) Southern Tag Team titles w/Jerry Lawler defeating Al Greene & Phil Hickerson (December ??, 1974);
  • NWA (Mid America) Southern Tag Team titles w/Eddie Marlin defeating ?????? (January 7, 1975);
  • NWA (Mid America) World Six Man Tag Team titles w/Dennis Hall & George Gulas defeating John Gray & Big Bad John & Lorenzo Parente (Febuary ??, 1975);
  • NWA (Mid America) Southern Tag Team titles w/Jimmy Golden defeating George Barnes & Bill Dundee (May ??, 1975);
  • NWA (Mid America) United States Tag Team titles w/Tommy Rich defeating Otto Von Heller & Karl Von Steiger (August 16, 1975);
  • NWA (Mid America) World Six Man Tag Team titles w/Tommy Rich & George Gulas won a tournament (October ??, 1975);
  • NWA (Mid America) World Six Man Tag Team titles w/Tommy Rich & George Gulas defeating Al Greene & Phil Hickerson & Dennis Condrey (November ??, 1975);
  • NWA Mid America Tag Team titles w/George Gulas won a tournament (August 24, 1977);
  • NWA Mid America Tag Team titles w/George Gulas defeating Buzz Tyler & Gypsy Joe (April ??, 1978);
  • NWA Mid America Tag Team titles w/Gypsy Joe defeating Dutch Mantell & Ken Lucas (September 30, 1978);
  • NWA (Mid America) World Six Man Tag Team titles w/Gypsy Joe & The Beast defeating Arvil Hutto & George Gulas & Bobby Eaton (January ??, 1979);
  • NWA (Mid America) World Six Man Tag Team titles w/Chris Colt & Dennis Condrey defeating Mexican Angel & George Gulas & Bobby Eaton (April 17, 1979);
  • NWA Mid America Tag Team titles w/Great Togo defeating Tom Renesto Jr. & Gypsy Joe (July 25, 1979);
  • NWA (Mid America) World Six Man Tag Team titles w/David Schultz & Great Togo defeating ??????? (August ??, 1979);
  • NWA (Mid America) World Six Man Tag Team titles w/Bobby Eaton & Secret Weapon defeating Joey Rossi & George Gulas & Ken Lucas (November 22, 1979);
  • NWA Mid America Heavyweight title defeating Bobby Eaton (Febuary ??, 1980);
  • NWA Mid America Tag Team titles w/Gypsy Joe defeating Pat Rose & Rocky Brewer (March 19, 1980);
  • NWA Mid America Tag Team titles w/Gypsy Joe defeating George Gulas & Rocky Brewer (May ??, 1980);
  • CWA (Memphis) World Tag Team titles w/Jerry Jarrett defeating Austin Idol & Dutch Mantell [Tournament] (July 28, 1980);
  • AWA Southern Tag Team titles w/Wayne Ferris defeating Tommy Rich & Bill Dundee (????, 1981);

 

Career Highlights

 

  • November 16, 1961: Tojo Yamamoto & Taro Myaki defeated Eddie Graham & Dick Steinborn for the Florida NWA U.S. tag team titles..
  • November 30, 1961: Eddie Graham & Dick Steinborn regain beat Tojo Yamamoto & Taro Myaki for the Florida NWA U.S. tag team titles..
  • April 5, 1982 – Memphis Wrestling: Rick McCord defeated Tojo Yamamoto..
  • Tojo Yamamoto active as a wrestler & manager until kidney disease and diabetes forced his retirement in 1991..
  • February 19, 1992: Tojo Yamamoto died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound in his apartment in Hermitage, TN..