[Pat Tanaka Gallery]
Wrestler: Pat Tanaka
Real Name:
Birthday: Aug 5, 1963
Hometown: Tokyo, Japan
Marital Status:
Height & Weight: 5'10 - 225 lbs.
Trained by:
Debut: 1985
Previous Gimmicks: GOKU-DO (New Japan)
Finishing Move: The Rolling Kick
Favorite Moves:
Notable Feuds: Midnight Rockers

  • CWA Memphis International Tag Team title (4);
  • (Tennessee) Southern Tag Team titles (2);
  • AWA (American Wrestling Association) World Tag Team titles w/Paul Diamond;
  • (Tampa) ICWA Light Heavyweight title;
  • (Florida) WAW Heavyweight title
  • (Japan) Universal UWF Intercontinental Tag Team titles;
  • (Florida) Funking Conservatory Tag Team titles;

  • In The Beginning:
  • Pat Tanaka is the son of the legendary Duke Keomuka..

    American Wrestling Association:
  • Mid-1980s: Pat Tanaka & Paul Diamond formed a team in the AWA and won the Tag Team titles with Dallas Page as their manager..

    World Wrestling Federation:
  • Late 1980s: Pat Tanaka formed a team with Sato known as The Orient Express managed by Mr. Fuji in the World Wrestling Federation..
  • ~~~Sato, who was actually Akio Sato, was eventually replaced by a partner named Kato (who was Paul Diamond under a mask!)..

    Eastern/Extreme Championship Wrestling:
  • October 1,1993--NWA Bloodfest: Part 1: Badd Company (Paul Diamond & Pat Tanaka) defeated Ian & Axl Rotten..
  • ~~~~ON THE SAME CARD: Tony Stetson & Johnny Hot Body defeated Badd Company (Paul Diamond & Pat Tanaka)....
  • October 2, 1993--NWA Bloodfest: Part 2: Badd Company (Paul Diamond & Pat Tanaka) defeated Public Enemy..
  • ~~~Public Enemy defeated Ian & Axl Rotten and Bad Company (Diamond & Tanaka) in a "Triangle Steel Cage" match..
  • November 13, 1993--November to Remember: Public Enemy defeated Badd Company in a "South Philly Hood" match
  • December 26, 1993--Holiday Hell: Pat Tanaka defeated Rocco Rock in a "Body Count" match........
  • February 5, 1994--The Night the Line was Crossed: The Shiek & Pat Tanaka defeated The Tazmaniac & Kevin Sullivan
  • March 26, 1994--ECW Ultimate Jeopardy: The Bruise Brothers defeated Badd Company (Paul Diamond & Pat Tanaka)

    World Championship Wrestling:
  • Late 1990s: Pat Tanaka briefly worked as a glorified jobber in World Championship Wrestling..
  • August 19, 2000---Extreme Championship Wrestling: Mikey Whipwreak defeated Pat Tanaka

    Semi Retirement:
  • Pat Tanaka appeared for New Japan Pro Wrestling several times a year, competing as "GOKU-DO"..
  • January 29, 2005 - WrestleReunion: "The Fallen Angel" Christopher Daniels defeated Pat Tanaka..
  • May 26, 2005--Dory Funk's BANG: Atsushi Miyamoto defeated Pat Tanaka in Florida..
  • January 28, 2006--UCW: Marty Jannetty & Shayne Maddox defeated Pat Tanaka & Mordecai
  • February 10, 2006--UCW: Marty Jannetty & Shayne Maddox defeated Pat Tanaka & Chris Michaels
  • April 2006: Pat Tanaka has resurfaced in Minster, OH and will be teaching judo classes at his new Fighting Spirit Dojo..
  • August 5, 2006--WAR: Brian Beech defeating Pat Tanaka in Lima, Ohio......
  • October 7, 2006--WCWA: Pat Tanaka & White Boy defeated Dr. Tom Prichard & D.L. Diamond..
  • October 14, 2006--EWF: Pat Tanaka & Dylan Right defeated Hypnosis & Fallen Dragon
  • October 29, 2006--BSE: Vain & Pierre Shadows beat Angel de Guerra & Sombra and Pat Tanaka & Kato in a 3-WAY..
  • November 4, 2006--EWF: Pat Tanaka & Dylan Night beat Just Justin & Nate Phoenix and The Southern Boys in a 3-WAY
  • November 12, 2006--Pro Wrestling Xtreme: Freak Show vs Pat Tanaka ended in a No Contest
  • December 1, 2006--Ohio Championship Wrestling: The Heatseekers (CM Sigmon/Shane Andrews) beat Robbie Race & Pat Tanaka
  • January 6, 2007--Extreme Wrestling Federation: Just Justin defeated Pat Tanaka in Marion, Indiana...
  • February 10, 2007--Insane Wrestling Federation: The Soul Shooters defeated Pat Tanaka & Dylan Knight
  • February 10, 2007--CIW: Demolition Ax & The Mauler defeated Pat Tanaka & Azure in Adrian, Michigan ..