Tsuyoshi Kikuchi

Birthdate: November 21st, 1964
Height: 5'10"
Weight: 218 lbs.
Debut: February 26th, 1988
Background: Amateur Wrestling
Promotion History: All Japan (1988 to 2000) and NOAH (2000 to present)
Alliances: None
Ring Attire:  White long tights
Card Position:  Mid-Card
Major Tournaments Won: None
Championship History:  All Japan Jr. Heavyweight Championship, IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Championship, and the All Asia Tag Team Championship
Current Championship Held: None

Biggest Matches:
- May 25th, 1992 with Kenta Kobashi vs. Dan Kroffat and Doug Furnas (title win)
- July 24th, 1996 vs. Masanobu Fuchi (title win)
- August 29th, 2002 with Kanemaru vs. Jushin Liger and Minoru Tanaka (title win)
- December 11th, 2003 with Momota vs. Marufuji and KENTA (title challenge)
- May 21st, 2004 vs. Jushin Thunder Liger (title challenge)

- Kikuchi with the Fireball Bomb
- The Zero-sen Kick!

Signature Moves:
- Fireball Bomb
- Zero-sen Kick

2005 Recap:
A veteran light heavyweight wrestler, Kikuchi did not have any high profile matches in 2005 but was very active on the cards. Kikuchi bounced around the card, picking up pinfalls when he opened shows and usually took the fall when he wrestled at the top. He was very versatile, however, and is an important part of the roster.

2006 Recap:
Kikuchi's status in the company has not changed since 2005, and more then likely it never will considering that Kikuchi is past his prime. He took part in the GHC Jr. Heavyweight Title Shot Battle Royal on June 3rd, but Sugiura came up victorious. Kikuchi does not get pinned very often (although he did suffer a submission defeat to Marufuji), but he is not considered a title threat due to his age.

2007 Recap:
2007 wasn't overly eventful for Kikuchi, as he continued helping younger wrestlers and wrestling towards the beginning of the cards. He was pinned three times at Budokan events but did not pick up any pinfalls himself. He did not challenge for any titles in 2007 and kept a low profile during the year.

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