Known as the Unchained Gorilla due to his gruesomely violent style, he was an IWGP Heavyweight and IWGP Tag Team Champion while performing for New Japan Pro Wrestling.
He lost in professional debut to Shinjiro Otani on February 15, 1997.
He was ranked as the 54th best singles wrestler of 500 by Pro Wrestling Illustrated in 2011.
He was born in Sagamihara, Kanagawa.
He was a great wrestler for New Japan Pro Wrestling just like Keiji Mutoh.