Hiroshi Hase and Kensuke Sasaki

Hiroshi Hase

Birthdate: May 5th, 1961
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 233 lbs.
Debut: February 28th, 1986
Background: Trained by Choshu
Ring Attire: Yellow trunks

Kensuke Sasaki

Birthdate: August 4th, 1966
Height: 5'10"
Weight: 245 lbs.
Debut: February 16th, 1986
Background: Japan Pro-Wrestling
Ring Attire: Black and yellow pants

Promotion History: New Japan (1990 to 1991)
Tournaments Won: None
Major Puroresu Titles Held: IWGP Heavyweight Tag Team Championship (Held 2 Times)

Biggest Matches:
- November 1st, 1990 vs. Keiji Mutoh and Masahiro Chono (title win)
- December 11th, 1990 vs. Super Strong Machine and Tatsutoshi Goto (title defense)
- December 26th, 1990 vs. Super Strong Machine and Hiro Saito (title defense)
- March 6th, 1991 vs. Super Strong Machine and Hiro Saito (title win)
- March 21st, 1991 vs. The Steiner Brothers (title defense)

Career Highlights:

In 1990, Hase and Kensuke Sasaki had been wrestling for only four years and were still considered secondary wrestlers as they continued training to lead New Japan. On November 1st, 1990 they challenged Mutoh and Chono in their first attempt to win a major New Japan heavyweight championship. Even though they were heavy underdogs, Sasaki and Hase shocked everyone when they picked up the win and brought home the gold. They would successfully defend the titles twice before losing them, but then a few months later they won the titles again. Even though Hase and Sasaki were not a tag team for long, their short stint catapulted both of them up the card and gained them respect from the fans of New Japan.

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