Japanese professional wrestler who has won multiple IWGP Tag Team Championships with partners like Toru Yano and Kazuo Yamazaki in New Japan Pro Wrestling. He also won a GHC Tag Team Championship with Pro Wrestling Noah in 2013.
He made his professional wrestling debut in a match against Akira Nogami in New Japan Pro Wrestling in November 1986. He left for the Soviet Union to receive training in sambo in June 1989.
He won Tokyo Sports' Best Bout Award for his and Toru Yano's match against Keiji Mutoh and Kenta Kobashi at All Together in 2011.
He was born in Muroran, Hokkaido.
He won the G1 Tag League tournament with Yuji Nagata in November 2000.