Osamu Kido

Title History


  • IWGP Tag Team titles w/Akira Maeda defeating Kengo Kimura & Tatsumi Fujinami (August 5, 1986);


Career Highlights

Japan Wrestling Association:

  • October 1968: Osamu Kido was initiated into the old JWA promotion..
  • February 1969: Osamu Kido debuted teaming with Antonio Inoki & Tatsumi Fujinami..New Japan Pro-Wrestling:
  • March 1972: Osamu Kido left the JWA to help form New Japan Pro-Wrestling..
  • June 1975: Osamu Kido came to the United States and trained with Strong Style legend Karl Gotch..
  • 1985: Osamu Kido jumped to Akira Maeda’s UWF, but that promotion did not last long..
  • December 1985: Osamu Kido returned to New Japan as part of Akira Maeda’s invading UWF unit..
  • 1986: Osamu Kido & Akira Maeda defeated Tatsumi Fujinami & Kengo Kimura for the IWGP Tag Team titles..
  • August 2000: Osamu Kido gained entry to the G1 Climax..
  • November 2, 2001: Osamu Kido & Riki Choshu wrestled Tatsumi Fujinami & Kengo Kimura to a 10 minute draw..
  • November 2, 2001: Osamu Kido officially retired from wrestling..
  • Osamu Kido became a trainer in New Japan’s dojo, teaching many future superstars..