Tor Kamata

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Title History

 

  • NWA (Mid America) Southern Tag Team titles w/Tojo Yamamoto defeating Len Rossi & Jackie Fargo (October 2, 1965);
  • WWA (Indianapolis) World Tag Team titles w/Mitsu Arakawa defeating Crusher & Dick the Bruiser (October 13, 1967);
  • AWA World Tag Team titles w/Mitsu Arakawa defeating Wilbur Snyder & Pat O` Connor (December 2, 1967);
  • WWA (Indianapolis) World Tag Team titles w/Mitsu Arakawa defeating Wilbur Snyder & Pat O` Connor (October 26, 1968);
  • NWA (Central States) North American Tag Team titles w/Luke Brown defeating Bob Sweetan & Dick Murdoch (June 12, 1969);
  • Stampede North American Heavyweight title defeating Geoff Portz (????, 1972);
  • Stampede North American Heavyweight title defeating Geoff Portz (????, 1972);
  • Stampede North American Heavyweight title defeating Kurt Von Hess (Febuary ??, 1972);
  • Stampede International Tag Team titles w/Sugi Sito defeating ???????? (Septmber 29, 1972);
  • WWC (World Wrestling Council) Puerto Rican Heavyweight title defeating Hercules Ayala (May 22, 1976);
  • NWA (Hawaii) North American Heavyweight title defeating Sam Steamboat (December ??, 1977);
  • PWF (Japan) Heavyweight title defeating Giant Baba (June 1, 1978);
  • NWA Hawaii Heavyweight title defeating Don Muraco (August ??, 1978);
  • NWA Pacific International Heavyweight title defeating Don Muraco (????, 1979);
  • NWA Hawaii Heavyweight title defeating Wildman Austin (October ??, 1980);
  • NWA (Los Angeles) World Tag Team titles w/Kamalamala defeating Ron Starr & Alex Perez (Febuary 13, 1982);
  • NWA Australasian Tag Team titles w/Baron Von Krupp defeating Mark Lewin & Steve Rickard (May 6, 1982);
  • NWA Australasian Tag Team titles w/Ox Baker defeating Mark Lewin & Steve Rickard (August 19, 1982);
  • NWA (New Zealand) British Empire/Commonwealth Heavyweight title defeating Al Perez (October 7, 1982);
  • NWA Australasian Tag Team titles w/General Hiro defeating Mark Lewin & Al Perez (October 21, 1982);

 

Career Highlights

 

  • Tor Kamata debuted (as a Turk) as a professional wrestlers overseas right after he got out of the service..
  • Tor Kamata’s name is a play on the surname of the Grand Inquisitor from the Spanish Inquisition Tomas De Torquemada..
  • Tor Kamata worked as “Dr. Moto” in the American Wrestling Association and teamed with Mitsu Arakawa..
  • Tor Kamata was supposedly quoted as saying he was “collecting the blood from his opponents in order to build a monster”..
  • July 23, 2007: Tor Kamata passed away from congestive heart failure in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan at the age of 70..