[Jushin Liger Gallery]
[Japanese Wrestler Gallery]
||Jushin Thunder Liger
||November 30, 1964
|Height & Weight:
||5' 7" - 213 lbs
||April 24, 1989
||Keichi Yamada (Stampede)
Flying Fuji Yamada
||Shooting Star Press
Super Fishermans Buster
Rolling Koppu Kick
(Britain) World Heavy-Middleweight title (2);
New Japan IWGP Junior Heavyweight title (11);
WCW (World Championship Wrestling) World Light Heavyweight title;
Great Britain Commonwealth Junior Heavyweight title (2);
(Japan) WAR International Junior Heavyweight Tag Team title;
NWA World Welterweight title;
(Mexico) UWA/WWF World Light Heavyweight title;
(Mexico) UWA World Junior Light Heavyweight title;
(Mexico) WWA World Junior Light Heavyweight title;
(Japan) WAR International Junior Heavyweight title;
New Japan IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team titles (4);
Osaka Pro-Wrestling Tag Team titles;
Pro Wrestling NOAH GHC Junior Heavyweight title;
Jushin Lyger started his wrestling career under his real name Keichi Yamada at the age of 19..
April 14, 1989: Changes his ring name to Jushin Lyger, a character based on a japanese comic book..
Lyger debuted in America, in WCW defeating Brian Pillman for the Light Heavyweight title..
Superbrawl II: Brian Pillman defeated Lyger to recapture the Light Heavyweight title..
1994 Lyger planned to hold a 16 man single elimination tournament and call it the "Super J Cup"..
Lyger went on to win 2 of the 3 Super J cups including the most recent Super J Cup 2000..
January 04, 2004--New Japan Pro Wrestling: Jushin Liger beat Takashi Sugiura to win GHC jr. title..
November 5, 2004 - ROH: Jushin "Thunder" Liger defeated "American Dragon" Bryan Danielson..
November 6, 2004 - ROH: Jushin "Thunder" Liger & Samoa Joe defeated American Dragon & Low Ki..
November 13, 2004--New Japan: Tiger Mask & Wataru Inoue & Taiji Ishimori defeated Gedo & Jado & Jushin Liger..
January 4, 2005--New Japan Pro Wrestling: Jushin Liger defeated Koji Kanemoto..
May 14, 2005--New Japan Pro Wrestling: Mitsuharu Misawa & Tatsumi Fujinami defeated Jushin Liger & Masahiro Chono..
October 23, 2005 - TNA Bound For Glory: Samoa Joe defeated Jushin Thunder Liger in an "International Showdown"..
November 23, 2005--NJPW: Jushin Thunder Liger & Minoru Tanaka defeated Koji Kanemoto & Tiger Mask..
November 26, 2005--NJPW: Koji Kamemoto & Tiger Mask & Akiya Anzawa beat Jushin Thunder Liger & Minoru Tanaka & El Samurai..
November 27, 2005--NJPW: Tiger Mask IV & Hirooki Goto beat Jushin Thunder Liger & El Samurai..
November 30, 2005--NJPW: Jushin Thunder Liger & El Samurai defeated Tiger Mask IV & Ryusuke Taguchi..
December 3 2005--NJPW: Koji Kanemoto & Tiger Mask IV defeated Jushin Thunder Liger & Minoru Tanaka...
December 4, 2005--NJPW: Jushin Thunder Liger & Minoru Tanaka defeated Safari & Sangre Azteca..
December 6, 2005--NJPW: Minoru Tanaka & Jado & Gedo beat Jushin Liger & Ryusuke Taguchi & Hirooki Goto..
December 7, 2005--NJPW: Jushin Thunder Liger & Minoru Tanaka defeated Hiro Saito & Ryusuke Taguchi..
December 8, 2005--NJPW: Jushin Liger/Minoru Tanaka/Masayuki Naruse beat Koji Kanemoto/Tiger Mask/Akiya Anzawa..
December 9, 2005--NJPW: Tiger Mask IV & Hirooki Goto defeated Jushin Thunder Liger & Akiya Anzawa..
December 10, 2005--NJPW: Jushin Thunder Liger defeated Tiger Mask IV..
December 11, 2005--NJPW: Minoru Tanaka defeated Jushin Thunder Liger..
May 14, 2006 - TNA Sacrifice: Jushin Thunder Liger w/Team Japan defeated Petey Williams w/Team Canada..
~~~Jushin Thunder Liger later represented Team Japan in the World X-Cup Gauntlet Match (which was won by Petey Williams)..
March 25, 2007: Jushin Thunder Liger defeated Don Fujii to capture the Open the Dream Gate title in Mie, Japan..