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Jushin Thunder Liger

Jushin Thunder Liger

Nationality :Japanease
Date Of Birth :November 10, 1964
Height :5 feet 7 inches
Weight :95.1 kg

Jushin Thunder Liger is a retired Japanese professional wrestler known under the ring name Jushin Liger.

QUICK FACTS

Full Name:Jushin Thunder Liger
Born Date:30 Nov, 1964
Age:58 years
Horoscope:Sagittarius
Lucky Number:7
Lucky Stone:Turquoise
Lucky Color:Orange
Best Match for Marriage:Leo, Aquarius
Gender:Male
Country:Hiroshima Prefecture
Height:5 feet 7 inches (1.70m)

Jushin Thunder Liger Biography, EarlyLife

Jushin Thunder Liger was born on November 30, 1964, in Hiroshima, Japan. Little is understood about his early life, education, or family besides that he began wrestling as a beginner wrestler in high faculty.

In his senior year, he competed in a national championship occasion but lost to Toshiaki Kawada in the finals.
After graduating from high faculty in the early 1980s, he went out to NJPW’s dojo to grow to be a professional wrestler. He went to Mexico for schooling after being turned down because of top regulations.

While trying to make a dwelling in Mexico, he became noticed using NJPW authorities. After seeing his struggle and passion for the game, they entreated him to go back to Japan and educate in NJPW’s dojo, which he did.

Jushin Thunder Liger Education

His educational history is not published because he has not yet given it to the public. However, this detailed information is currently being reviewed and will be updated soon.

Jushin Thunder Liger’s Height, And Weight

The Wrestler has an athletic body standing at the perfect height of 5 feet 7 inches and weighs around 95 kg.

Jushin Thunder Liger also has an athletic body type. He has a well-kept figure, but measures such as biceps size, hip size, waist size, shoe size, and so on are currently unavailable. His eyes are dark brown, and his hair is black. He has a healthy and well-balanced physique.

Career

On March 3, 1984, while still training at NJPW’s dojo, he made his professional wrestling debut against Shunji Kosugi. He studied a variety of martial arts methods and developed his Abisegeri kick, commonly known as the Rolling Liger Kick.

In the final of the Young Lion Cup event in 1985, he was defeated by Kosugi.
In early 1986, he lost the IWGP Junior Heavyweight Championship to Black Tiger, then on July 19, 1986, he lost his first IWGP Junior Heavyweight Championship fight to Nobuhiko Takada.

Meanwhile, he won the Young Lion Cup in March 1986 and embarked on a European tour. He wrestled under the name “Flying” at the time “Fuji Yamada is a professional wrestler that competes in the ‘All-Star Wrestling’ promotion in England.

During his time with ‘All-Star Wrestling,’ he won the World Heavy Middleweight Championship twice, in September 1986 and March 1987, but lost it both times to “Rollerball” Mark Rocco. In 1989, he returned to All-Star with tag team partner Flying Funaki. His last visit there was in 2014 when he went under the alias Jushin Liger.

Following his return to Japan in August 1987, he made his debut with Shooting Star Press. Masakatsu Funaki was the opponent. Throughout 1987 and 1988, his performance improved with time.

He appeared in IWGP Junior Heavyweight Championship matches on occasion and was also a participant in NJPW’s inaugural Top of the Super Juniors competition.

NJPW prepared him for a gimmick that comprised a full-body suit and a demon mask, inspired by the legendary anime superhero Jushin Liger. On April 24, 1989, he returned to NJPW under the guise of “Jushin Liger.” In his first bout as the persona, he defeated Kuniaki Kobayashi.

He has faced all of the Black Tigers to date, including Mark Rocco in 1989, Tatsuhito Takaiwa in 2009, and Tomohiro Ishii in 2011.

With time, he established himself as one of NJPW’s top junior heavyweights, winning the IWGP Junior Heavyweight Championship eleven times between May 25, 1989, and December 6, 1999. Meanwhile, he was renamed “Jushin Thunder Liger” in January 1990.

He debuted in the American professional wrestling promotion World Championship Wrestling in December 1991. (WCW).

He had a feud with Brian Pillman for the WCW World Light Heavyweight Championship, which he won in a match staged at a house event in Atlanta, Georgia on December 25, 1991. On February 29, 1992, at SuperBrawl II, he lost the title to Pillman.

He was the one who came up with the idea for the pro wrestling competition Super J-Cup, which features junior heavyweight wrestlers from all around the world.

He won the championship in 1995 and underwent brain surgery in August of the following year. In 2000, he won the competition for the second time.

Six times he won the IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Championship with six different partners: The Great Sasuke, El Samurai, Minoru Tanaka, Koji Kanemoto, AKIRA, and Tiger Mask. On June 16, 2012, the one with the Tiger Mask was held.

Among his notable accomplishments in NJPW, he won the NWA World Junior Heavyweight Championship twice, on January 4, 1997, and November 8, 2014; the NWA World Junior Welterweight Championship once, on January 4, 1997; and the Best of the Super Juniors tournament three times, in 1992, 1994, and 2001.

From 2001 to 2007, he led the NJPW heel stable Control Terrorism Unit (CTU) alongside other wrestlers such as Black Tiger IV, Prince Devitt, and Hirooki Goto. The CTU disbanded in August 2007 as a result of his decision, and he then joined Masahiro Chono’s Legend stable, which was later disbanded in February 2010.

Since 2007, he has also wrestled for NJPW’s Mexican affiliate, Consejo Mundial de Lucha Libre, on and off (CMLL). On May 3, 2010, he defeated Negro Casas to win the CMLL World Middleweight Title, and on August 13, he defeated CMLL World Trios Champion La Sombra to win the 2010 Universal Championship. On July 5, 2013, he and Hiroshi Tanahashi won the CMLL World Tag Team Championship.

On November 30, 2002, he fought Minoru Suzuki as a replacement for an ailing Kensuke Sasaki and lost to Suzuki in the first round by rear-naked choke.

Liger has competed in various wrestling promotions over the years, including Ring of Honor (ROH), Total Nonstop Action (TNA), Pro Wrestling Guerrilla (PWG), and Jersey All Pro Wrestling (JAPW), among others. His signature moves include Abisegeri, Frankensteiner, and Fisherman Buster, as well as finishing moves like Brainbuster, Liger Bomb, and Liger Suplex.

He has won several additional championships and honors while wrestling around the world, including the British Commonwealth Junior Heavyweight Championship twice and the JAPW Light Heavyweight Championship once.

Jushin Thunder Liger’s Net Worth

Jushin Thunder Liger is one of the wealthiest and maximum famous professional wrestlers. According to Wikipedia, Forbes, and Business Insider, Jushin Liger’s net worth is assumed to be $five million.

Jushin Thunder Liger’s Girlfriend, Dating

There isn’t much information regarding his personal life available right now. His personal life will shortly be updated with any new developments. Furthermore, his former romantic history is unreported.

Jushin Thunder Liger Awards

  • Pro Wrestling NOAH
    • GHC Junior Heavyweight Championship (1 time)
    • GHC Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Championship (1 time) with Tiger Mask IV
  • World Championship Wrestling
    • WCW Light Heavyweight Championship (1 time)
  • World Wrestling Association
    • WWA World Junior Light Heavyweight Championship (1 time)
  • Wrestle Association-R
    • WAR International Junior Heavyweight Championship (1 time)
    • WAR International Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Championship (1 time) with El Samurai
  • Universal Wrestling Association
    • UWA World Junior Light Heavyweight Championship (1 time)

FAQ

What is the net worth of Jushin Thunder Liger?

His net worth is 5 million dollars.

What is the height of Jushin Thunder Liger?

His height is 5 feet 7 inches.

What is the age of Jushin Thunder Liger?

His age is 58 years as of 2023.

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