Keiji Mutoh and Hiroshi Hase

Keiji Mutoh

Birthdate:  December 23rd, 1962
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 245 lbs.
Debut:  October 5th, 1984
Background:  New Japan Dojo
Ring Attire: Orange trunks

Hiroshi Hase

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

Promotion History: New Japan (1991 to 1995)
Tournaments Won: Super Grade Tag League (1993 and 1994)
Major Puroresu Titles Held: IWGP Heavyweight Tag Team Championship (Held 2 Times)

Biggest Matches:
- November 5th, 1991 vs. Scott Norton and Rick Steiner (title win)
- November 4th, 1993 vs. Scott Norton and Hercules Hernandez (tournament win)
- October 30th, 1994 vs. Masahiro Chono and Super Strong Machine (tournament win)
- November 25th, 1994 vs. The Hell Raisers (title win)
- January 4th, 1995 vs. The Steiner Brothers (title defense)

Career Highlights:

One of the most exciting tag teams in New Japan during the early 90s, Hase and Mutoh teamed off and on for four years and in the process won the IWGP Heavyweight Tag Team Championship on two different occasions. The first came on November 5th, 1991 against Norton and Rick Steiner, and the last time was on November 25th, 1994. Between their two title wins, Mutoh and Hase won the Super Grade Tag League twice and had a number of successful defenses as they became one of the most popular teams in Japan. In 1995, Mutoh would split the team up as he wanted to pursue his singles career, but the pair would team at times over the next 10 years and Hase would work with Mutoh when Mutoh was the President of All Japan many years later.

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