Masahiro Chono and Hiroyoshi Tenzan

Masahiro Chono

Birthdate:  September 17th, 1963
Height: 6'1''
Weight: 238 lbs.
Debut:  October 5th, 1984
Background:  Trained by Antonio Inoki
Ring Attire: Black pants

Hiroyoshi Tenzan

Birthdate:  March 23rd, 1971
Height: 6'0''
Weight: 253 lbs.
Debut:  January 11th, 1991
Background:  New Japan Dojo
Ring Attire: Black and purple tights

Promotion History: New Japan (1995 to 1998, 2002 to 2006)
Tournaments Won: Super Grade Tag League (1995)
Major Puroresu Titles Held: IWGP Heavyweight Tag Team Championship (Held 5 Times)

Biggest Matches:
- June 12th, 1995 vs. Shinya Hashimoto and Junji Hirata (title win)
- October 30th, 1995 vs. Kazuo Yamazaki and Osamu Kido (tournament win)
- June 5th, 1998 vs. Genichiro Tenryu and Shiro Koshinaka (title win)
- March 24th, 2002 vs. Yuji Nagata and Manabu Nakanishi (title win)
- October 30th, 2005 vs. Shinsuke Nakamura and Hiroshi Tanahashi (title win)

Career Highlights:

One of the longest running successful tag teams in New Japan history, Chono and Tenzan wrestled off and on together for over 10 years and won five IWGP Heavyweight Tag Team Championships during that time period as well as the Super Grade Tag League in 1995. Tenzan and Chono were also both members of the nWo (with Chono the leader) as they were the leading heel tag team in the promotion in the mid-90s. After wrestling primarily with different tag teams from 1998 to 2001, in 2002 they began teaming regularly again and won the IWGP Heavyweight Tag Team Championship for the fourth time. In 2005 they won the title again, but in 2006 they would split up and begin feuding with each other in different factions.

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