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Wrestler: Akira Taue
Real Name:
Birthday: May 8, 1961
Hometown: Chichibu City, Saitama, Japan
Marital Status:
Height & Weight: 6'3 - 265lbs
Trained by:
Debut: January 2nd, 1988
Previous Gimmicks:
Finishing Move: Dynamic Bomb (Sit Down Powerbomb)
Favorite Moves: I Am The Taue/Ruby Erosion
Nodowa Otoshi (Chokeslam)
Super Nodowa Otoshi (Super Chokeslam)
Nodowa Otoshi off Apron
Dynamic Kick (Jumping Big Boot)
Dynamic Suplex
Notable Feuds:

  • All Asia Tag Team titles w/Shinichi Nakano defeating Davey Boy Smith & Johnny Smith (6/5/90);
  • AJPW World Tag Team titles w/Jumbo Tsuruta defeating Terry Gordy & Steve Williams (3/4/92) ;
  • AJPW World Tag Team titles w/Toshiaki Kawada defeating Terry Gordy & Steve Williams (5/20/93);
  • AJPW World Tag Team titles w/Toshiaki Kawada defeating Mitsuharu Misawa & Kenta Kobashi (6/9/95);
  • AJPW World Tag Team titles w/Toshiaki Kawada defeating Stan Hansen & Gary Albright (2/20/96);
  • Triple Crown defeating Mitsuharu Misawa (5/24/96);
  • AJPW World Tag Team titles w/Toshiaki Kawada defeating Steve Williams & Johnny Ace (1/17/97);
  • AJPW World Tag Team titles w/Toshiaki Kawada defeating Kenta Kobashi & Johnny Ace (1/25/98);
  • AJPW World Tag Team titles w/Toshiaki Kawada defeating Takao Omori & Yoshihiro Takayama (6/9/00);

  • Akira Taue is a former Sumo Wrestler turned Professional Wrestler..
  • January 2nd, 1988: Akira Taue teamed with the legendary Giant Baba in his first match..
  • Akira Taue formed one of the greatest and most successful tag teams with Toshiaki Kawada..
  • Akira Taue joined Mitsuharu Misawa's NOAH promotion, while Toshiaki Kawada remained in All Japan..
  • May 29, 2005--NOAH: Akitoshi Saito & Bison Smith & Takashi Sugiura beat Akira Taue & Takuma Sano & Jun Izumida..
  • May 31, 2005--NOAH: Takuma Sano & Akira Taue defeated Michael Modest & Donovan Morgan..
  • November 5, 2005--NOAH: Akira Taue defeated Takeshi Rikio to win the GHC Heavyweight title at Budokan Hall..
  • November 18 2005--NOAH: Akira Taue & Takashi Sugiura defeated Bison Smith & Low Ki..
  • November 20, 2005--NOAH: Akira Taue defeated Nigel McGuinness..
  • November 21, 2005--NOAH: Jun Akiyama & Akira Taue defeated Kenta Kobashi & Tsuyoshi Kikuchi ..
  • November 22, 2005--NOAH: Jun Akiyama & Genichiro Tenryu defeated Akira Taue & Takuma Sano..
  • November 23, 2005--NOAH: Akira Taue & Junji Izumida defeated Akitoshi Saito & Kishin Kawabata..
  • November 24, 2005--NOAH: Bison Smith/Nigel McGuinness/Ricky Marvin beat Akira Taue/Junji Izumida/Takashi Sugiura
  • November 26, 2005--NOAH: Takeshi Rikio & Takeshi Morishima defeated Akira Taue & KENTA..
  • November 27, 2005--NOAH: Kenta Kobashi/Mitsuharu Misawa/Akira Taue beat KENTA/Naomichi Marufuji/Mushiking Terry ..
  • November 29, 2005--NOAH: Takeshi Rikio/Takeshi Morishima/Naomichi Marufuji beat Akira Taue/Takuma Sano/Ricky Marvin..
  • December 4, 2005--NOAH: Akira Taue defeated Takeshi Morishima to retain the GHC Heavyweight title!
  • January 22 2006--NOAH: Jun Akiyama defeated Akira Taue to win the GHC Heavyweight Title!!