[Japanese Wrestler Gallery]
Wrestler: Shinjiro Ohtani
Real Name: Shinjiro Ohtani
Birthday: July 21, 1972
Hometown: Yamaguchi, Japan
Marital Status:
Height & Weight: 6' 1" - 209 lbs
Trained by: Animal Hamaguchi
Debut: June 25, 1992
Previous Gimmicks: Shinroni Ohtani
Finishing Move: Sprial Bomb
Favorite Moves: Dragon Suplex
Springboard DDT
Springboard Missle Dropkick
Springboard Spinning Heel Kick
Springboard Plancha
Cobra Hold
Rolling Solebutt (spin kick)
Notable Feuds: Jushin Liger
Ultimo Dragon

  • IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team titles w/Tatsuhito Takaiwa (twice);
  • J*CROWN;
  • WCW Cruiserweight title defeating Chris Benoit in a Tournament Final (March 20, 1996);
  • British Commonwealth Junior Heavyweight title;
  • UWA Junior Heavyweight title (twice);
  • UWA World Welterweight title;
  • WWF Light Heavyweight title;
  • WAR International Junior Heavyweight title;
  • WWA Junior Light Heavyweight title;
  • NWA World Welterweight title (twice);
  • WAR International Junior Heavyweight Tag Team titles w/Tatsuhito Takaiwa;
  • NWA Intercontinental Tag Team titles w/Yuki Ishikawa;
  • NWA Intercontinental Tag Team titles w/Masato Tanaka;
  • NWA Intercontinental Tag Team titles w/Takao Omori;
  • PWF Universal Tag Team titles w/Masato Tanaka;
  • AWA World Heavyweight title defeating Steve Corino (January 22, 2006);

  • New Japan Pro Wrestling:
  • Shinjiro has held the IWGP Jr Heavyweight Title and the J*CROWN..
  • Shinjiro has also competed in the Super J Cup 1st stage and 2nd stage..
  • Shinjiro was a part of the young punk stable with Koji Kanemoto..
  • 1998: Shinjiro Ohtani & Tatsuhito Takaiwa won the IWGP Jr. Heavyweight Tag Team Title League..
  • 1994: Shinjiro Ohtani & Wild Pegasus won the Super Grade Jr. Tag League 1994..
  • August 13, 2000: Shinjiro Ohtani left Japan for an excursion to Britain and Canada..
  • ~~~While on tour, Shinjiro Ohtani bulked up so that he could enter the Heavyweight division on his return..
  • February 18, 2001 - NJPW: Kensuke Sasaki defeated Shinjiro Ohtani..
  • Shinjiro Ohtani quit New Japan to join Shinya Hashimoto's ZERO-ONE promotion..

    ZERO ONE Japan:
  • August 30, 2001: Shinjiro Ohtani defeated Atushi Onita by Disqualification..
  • 2001 - Zero One: Shinjiro Ohtani won the Fire Festival 2001..
  • January 2002: Shinjiro Ohtani formed a tag team with Masato Tanaka which was named Emblem later in the year..
  • March 2, 2002 - Zero One: Naoya Ogawa defeated Shinjiro Ohtani..
  • 2002 - Zero One: Shinjiro Ohtani won the Fire Festival 2002..
  • August 1, 2003: Satoshi Kojima beat Shinjiro Otani to win Zero-One's annual Fire Festival tournament..
  • September 6, 2003: Toshiaki Kawada won the Triple Crown at Budokan Hall, beating Shinjiro Otani in the four-man tournament finals..
  • ~~~Shinjiro Otani beat Satoshi Kojima and Toshiaki Kawada beat The Gladiator (Mike Awesome) in first round matches..
  • January 4, 2004 - Z1 Hustle-1: The Predator & Kevin Randleman defeated Shinjiro Otani & Masato Tanaka..
  • March 7, 2004 - Z1 Hustle-2: Shinjiro Otani & Satoshi Kojima defeated Dusty Rhodes & Dusty Rhodes Jr..
  • June 9 2005--Real Japan: Shinjiro Otani defeated Super Tiger (Satoru Sayama)..
  • November 16, 2005--Zero-ONE MAX: Shinjiro Otani & Tadao Yasuda defeated Takao Omori & Kamikaze..
  • November 17 2005--Zero-ONE MAX: Shinjiro Otani/Tatsuhito Takaiwa/Tadao Yasuda b Kensuke Sasaki/Omori/Katsuhiko Nakajima..
  • November 18 2005--Zero-ONE MAX: Takao Omori/Minoru Fujita/Ikuto Hidaka beat Shinjiro Otani/Masato Tanaka/Sonjay Dutt..
  • November 23 2005--Zero-ONE MAX: Ikuto Hidaka & Minoru Fujita defeated Shinjiro Otani & Masato Tanaka..
  • November 26 2005--Zero-ONE MAX: Shinjiro Otani/Masato Tanaka/Tatsuhito Takaiwa b Kohei Sato/Rikiya Fudo/Yoshihito Sasaki..
  • November 27 2005--Zero-ONE MAX: Shinjiro Otani & Masato Tanaka defeated Kohei Sato & Kamikaze..
  • December 2 2005--Zero-ONE MAX: Takao Omori & Kamikaze defeated Shinjiro Otani & Tatsuhito Takaiwa..
  • December 3 2005--Zero-ONE MAX: Shinjiro Otani defeated Tengu Kaiser (Kamikaze)..
  • December 4 2005--Zero-ONE MAX: Shinjiro Otani & Masato Tanaka defeated Takao Omori & Kamikaze..
  • December 25, 2005--Hustle: Jaguar Y & Dokron Z & Tadao Yasuda defeated Erica & Margaret & Shinjiro Ohtani..
  • January 22, 2006--ZERO-ONE MAX: Shinjiro Ohtani defeated Steve Corino to win the AWA World Heavyweight title!!!
  • March 5, 2006--HUSTLE: Razor Ramon HG & Tajiri & Shinjiro Ohtani defeated The Monster PTA & An Jo & Kohei Sato..
  • April 1, 2006--Zero-ONE MAX: Takao Omori defeated Shinjiro Ohtani to win the AWA World Heavyweight title!