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Real name: Nobuhiko Oshima
Height: 5’8″
Weight: 180 lbs.
Date of birth: November 15, 1977
Hometown: Sakai, Japan
Pro debut: May 11, 1997
Trained by: Ultimo Dragon & Dos Caras
Finishing move: Crossfire

Biography

- In his debut match, Oshima (wrestling under his real name) was defeated by Katsumasa Kuroki
- For his second match (and for the remainder of his early career) Oshima became ‘Shiima Nobunaga’
- On December 14, 1997, Nobunaga, Judo Suwa & Sumo Fuji defeated Los Super Payasos (Bruly, Circus & Rody) to win the IWRG Trios Titles
- On January 4, 1998, Nobunaga, Suwa & Fuji defeated Los Super Payasos to retain the IWRG Trios Titles
- Beginning in April 1998, Nobunaga made several jobber appearances for WCW
- On May 3, 1998, Nobunaga, Suwa & Fuji defeated Crazzy Boy, Star Boy & Super Boy to retain the IWRG Trios Titles
- On May 5, 1998, Nobunaga, Suwa & Fuji defeated Dragon Kid, Magnum Tokyo & SAITO to retain the IWRG Trios Titles
- On August 29, 1998, Nobunaga won a 12-Man Battle Royal to win the Yamaha Cup
- On December 13, 1998, Nobunaga defeated Dr Cerebro to win the IWRG Welterweight Title
- On February 5, 1999, Nobunaga defeated Magnum TOKYO to retain the IWRG Welterweight Title
- On March 7, 1999, Nobunaga defeated Mega to retain the IWRG Welterweight Title
- On May 16, 1999, Nobunaga defeated Mike Segura to retain the IWRG Welterweight Title
- In the summer of 1999, Oshima shortened his ring name to SHIIMA, which would soon transition into CIMA
- On May 18, 2001, Crazy Max (CIMA, SUWA & Big Fuji) defeated Apolo Dantes, Valentin Mayo & Negro Navarro to win the vacant UWA Trios Titles
- On July 1, 2001, Crazy Max defeated Gran Hamada, The Great Sasuke & Tiger Mask IV to retain the UWA Trios Titles
- On July 7, 2001, Crazy Max defeated Genki Horiguchi, Gran Apache & Ryo Saito to retain the UWA Trios Titles
- On July 19, 2001, Crazy Max defeated Darkness Dragon, Yasushi Kanda & Susumu Mochizuki to win the UWA Trios Titles
- On December 10, 2001, CIMA defeated Masaaki Mochizuki in a Hair vs Hair Lumberjack Match
- On January 8, 2002, Crazy Max (CIMA, Big Fuji & TARU) defeated Darkness Dragon, Masaaki Mochizuki & Susumu Mochizuki to win the UWA Trios Titles
- On January 24, 2002, Crazy Max defeated Dragon Kid, Kenichiro Arai & Magnum TOKYO to retain the UWA Trios Titles
- On May 12, 2002, Crazy Max defeated The Italian Connection (Milano Connection AT, YASSINI & YOSSINO) to retain the UWA Trios Titles
- On August 11, 2002, Crazy Max defeated M2K (Genki Horiguchi, Magnum TOKYO & Susumu Yokosuka) to retain the UWA Trios Titles
- On November 27, 2002, Crazy Max (CIMA, SUWA & Fuji) defeated Milano Collection AT, YOSSINO & Brother YASSHI to win the UWA Trios Titles
- On December 26, 2002, CIMA defeated Milano Collection AT to win the NWA International Light Heavyweight Title
- On December 30, 2002, Crazy Max (CIMA & SUWA) defeated Do FIXER (Genki Horiguchi & Magnum TOKYO) to win the Toryumon Year-End Tournament
- On February 9, 2003, Crazy Max defeated The Italian Connection (Milano Collection AT, YASSINI & Condotti Shuji) to retain the UWA Trios Titles
- On April 22, 2003, CIMA defeated Genki Horiguchi in the final of a tournament to become the first Ultimo Dragon Gym Champion
- On May 6, 2003, CIMA defeated Ultimo Dragon to retain the Ultimo Dragon Gym Title
- On May 11, 2003, Crazy Max defeated Black Terry, El Guerrero & Jose Luis to retain the UWA Trios Titles
- On July 4, 2004, CIMA defeated Shuji Kondo in the final of a tournament to win the vacant Ultimo Dragon Gym Title
- On July 5, 2004, CIMA was announced as the first Dragon Gate Open the Dream Gate Champion, having been the final Ultimo Dragon Gym Champion
- On September 17, 2004, CIMA defeated Susumu Yokosuka to retain the Dragon Gate Open the Dream Gate Title
- On February 23, 2005, Blood Generation (CIMA, Naruki Doi & Shingo Takagi) defeated The Italian Connection (Milano Collection AT, Anthony W Mori & YOSSINO) to win the Dragon Gate Open the Triangle Gate Titles
- On July 3, 2005, Blood Generation (CIMA, Doi & Don Fujii) defeated Do FIXER (Dragon Kid, Genki Horiguchi & Ryo Saito) to win the Dragon Gate Open the Triangle Gate Titles
- On July 8, 2005, Blood Generation defeated Do FIXER to retain the Dragon Gate Open the Triangle Gate Titles
- On July 12, 2005, Blood Generation (CIMA, Magnitude Kishiwada & Masato Yoshino) defeated Do FIXER to win the Dragon Gate Open the Triangle Gate Titles
- On August 10, 2005, Blood Generation defeated PoS.HEARTS (Anthony W Mori, BxB Hulk & Super Shisa) to retain the Dragon Gate Open the Triangle Gate Titles
- On August 27, 2005, CIMA made his first US appearance, defeating AJ Styles at an ROH event
- On January 8, 2006, Blood Generation defeated Do FIXER (Dragon Kid, Naoki Tanizaki & Ryo Saito) to retain the Dragon Gate Open the Triangle Gate Titles
- In March 2006, CIMA returned to ROH for three dates
- On August 20, 2006, Blood Generation (CIMA, BxB Hulk & Jack Evans) defeated Do FIXER in the final of a tournament to win the vacant Dragon Gate Open the Triangle Gate Titles
- On January 6, 2007, CIMA defeated Steve Ravenous & TNT to win the AWF Australasian Title
- On March 25, 2007, Typhoon (CIMA, Ryo Saito & Susumu Yokosuka) defeated Muscle Outlaw’z (Naruki Doi, Gamma & Masato Yoshino) to win the Dragon Gate Open the Triangle Gate Titles
- On April 6, 2007, Typhoon defeated Muscle Outlaw’z (Cyber Kong, Gamma & Genki Horiguchi) to retain the Dragon Gate Open the Triangle Gate Titles
- On April 15, 2007, Typhoon defeated Muscle Outlaw’z (Naruki Doi, Gamma & Magnitude Kishiwada) to win the Dragon Gate Open the Triangle Gate Titles
- On July 1, 2007, CIMA defeated Jushin Liger to win the Dragon Gate Open the Dream Gate Title
- On September 2, 2007, CIMA defeated Roderick Strong & El Generico in an Elimination Match to win the PWG Battle of Los Angeles Tournament
- On September 22, 2007, CIMA defeated Naruki Doi to retain the Dragon Gate Open the Dream Gate Title
- On October 8, 2007, CIMA defeated Stalker Ichikawa to win the Dragon Gate Open the Owarai Gate Title
- On November 25, 2007, CIMA defeated Shingo Takagi to retain the Dragon Gate Open the Dream Gate Title
- On February 3, 2008, CIMA defeated Gamma in a No-DQ Match to retain the Dragon Gate Open the Dream Gate Title
- On March 20, 2008, CIMA defeated Masato Yoshino to retain the Dragon Gate Open the Dream Gate Title
- On April 27, 2008, CIMA defeated Ryo Saito to retain the Dragon Gate Open the Dream Gate Title
- In mid-2008, CIMA suffered a neck injury that would keep him out of action til early 2009
- On February 10, 2009, CIMA made a WWE dark match appearance, losing to Jamie Noble on Smackdown
- On March 22, 2009, CIMA defeated Masato Yoshino to win the Dragon Gate Open the Brave Gate Title
- On April 15, 2009, WARRIORS-5 (CIMA, Gamma & KAGETORA) defeated KAMIKAZE (Taku Iwasa, Shingo Takagi & Dragon Kid) to win the Dragon Gate Open the Triangle Gate Titles
- On May 5, 2009, CIMA defeated Dragon Kid to retain the Dragon Gate Open the Brave Gate Title
- On May 24, 2009, WARRIORS-5 defeated WORLD-1 (BxB Hulk, Masato Yoshino & PAC) to retain the Dragon Gate Open the Triangle Gate Titles
- On May 31, 2009, CIMA defeated Akira Tozawa to retain the Dragon Gate Open the Brave Gate Title
- On June 21, 2009, CIMA defeated Kenichiro Arai in a No Ropes Match to retain the Dragon Gate Open the Brave Gate Title
- On December 27, 2009, WARRIORS-5 (CIMA & Gamma) defeated KAMIKAZE (Takagi & YAMATO) to win the Dragon Gate Open the Twin Gate Titles but immediately vacated them
- On February 10, 2010, WARRIORS-5 defeated WORLD-1 (Naruki Doi & Masato Yoshino) to win the vacant Dragon Gate Open the Twin Gate Titles
- On May 13, 2010, WARRIORS (CIMA, Gamma & Genki Horiguchi) defeated Deep Drunkers (Takuya Sugawara, Yasushi Kanda & Kzy) to win the Dragon Gate Open the Triangle Gate Titles
- On June 6, 2010, CIMA defeated Dr Cerebro to win the IWRG Welterweight Title
- On June 10, 2010, WARRIORS defeated KAMIKAZE (KAGETORA, Shingo Takagi & YAMATO) to retain the Dragon Gate Open the Triangle Gate Titles
- On June 18, 2010, CIMA defeated Billy Ken Kid to win the Osaka Pro Title
- On June 24, 2010, WARRIORS (CIMA, Gamma & Horiguchi) defeated WORLD-1 (Naruki Doi, Naoki Tanizaki & PAC) to win the Dragon Gate Open the Triangle Gate Titles
- On July 9, 2010, CIMA defeated Black Buffalo to retain the Osaka Pro Title
- On July 11, 2010, WARRIORS defeated Black Buffalo, The Bodyguard & Tigers Mask to retain the Dragon Gate Open the Triangle Gate Titles
- On September 3, 2010, WARRIORS defeated WORLD-1 (BxB Hulk, Naoki Tanizaki & Naruki Doi) to retain the Dragon Gate Open the Triangle Gate Titles
- On October 13, 2010, WARRIORS defeated KAMIKAZE (Cyber Kong, KAGETORA & Shingo Takagi) to retain the Dragon Gate Open the Triangle Gate Titles
- On December 26, 2010, Blood Warriors (CIMA, Dragon Kid & Ricochet) defeated Naoki Tanizaki, Takuya Sugawara & Yasushi Kanda to win the Dragon Gate Open the Triangle Gate Titles
- On February 27, 2011, Blood Warriors defeated KAMIKAZE (Cyber Kong, KAGETORA & YAMATO) to retain the Dragon Gate Open the Triangle Gate Titles
- On April 14, 2011, Blood Warriors defeated WORLD-1 (BxB Hulk, PAC & Susumu Yokosuka) to retain the Dragon Gate Open the Triangle Gate Titles
- On April 24, 2011, Blood Warriors defeated KAMIKAZE to retain the Dragon Gate Open the Triangle Gate Titles
- On May 4, 2011, Blood Warriors defeated KAMIKAZE to retain the Dragon Gate Open the Triangle Gate Titles
- On May 15, 2011, Blood Warriors defeated WORLD-1 to retain the Dragon Gate Open the Triangle Gate Titles
- On July 17, 2011, Blood Warriors (CIMA & Ricochet) defeated Junction Three (PAC & Dragon Kid) to win the Dragon Gate Open the Twin Gate Titles
- On September 11, 2011, Blood Warriors defeated World-1 (Masato Yoshino & PAC) to retain the Dragon Gate Open the Twin Gate Titles and win the DGUSA Open the United Gate Titles
- On September 24, 2011, CIMA defeated Stalker Ichikawa to win the Dragon Gate Open the Owarai Gate Title but vacated it immediately
- On October 16, 2011, CIMA & Ricochet defeated Dragon Kid & Masato Yoshino to retain the Dragon Gate Open the Twin Gate Titles
- On November 12, 2011, CIMA & Ricochet defeated DUF (Arik Cannon & Sami Callihan) to retain the DGUSA Open the United Gate Titles
- On November 30, 2011, CIMA & Ricochet defeated Akira Tozawa & BxB Hulk to retain the Dragon Gate Open the Twin Gate Titles
- On December 25, 2011, CIMA defeated Masaaki Mochizuki to win the Dragon Gate Open the Dream Gate Title
- On January 27, 2012, CIMA & Ricochet defeated Jimmy Susumu & Masaaki Mochizuki to retain the DGUSA Open the United Gate Titles
- On February 5, 2012, CIMA defeated Jimmy Susumu to retain the Dragon Gate Open the Dream Gate Title
- On March 4, 2012, CIMA defeated PAC to retain the Dragon Gate Open the Dream Gate Title
- On May 6, 2012, CIMA defeated Cyber Kong to retain the Dragon Gate Open the Dream Gate Title
- On June 3, 2012, CIMA, Negro Navarro & Trauma II defeated Damian 666, Super Nova & X-Fly to win the IWRG Triangular de Tercias Tournament
- On June 17, 2012, CIMA defeated Genki Horiguchi to retain the Dragon Gate Open the Dream Gate Title
- On July 19, 2012, CIMA & AR Fox defeated Rich Swann & Ricochet to win the vacant DGUSA Open the United Gate Titles
- On August 22, 2012, CIMA defeated YAMATO to retain the Dragon Gate Open the Dream Gate Title
- On September 23, 2012, CIMA defeated Naruki Doi to retain the Dragon Gate Open the Dream Gate Title
- On October 7, 2012, CIMA & AR Fox defeated WORLD-1 International (Masato Yoshino & Naruki Doi) to retain the DGUSA Open the United Gate Titles
- On October 8, 2012, CIMA & AR Fox defeated Jimmyz (Jimmy Susumu & Mr Kyu Kyu) to retain the DGUSA Open the United Gate Titles
- On October 21, 2012, CIMA defeated Masato Yoshino to retain the Dragon Gate Open the Dream Gate Titles
- On November 3, 2012, CIMA & AR Fox defeated Genki Horiguchi & Ryo Saito to retain the DGUSA Open the United Gate Titles
- On December 23, 2012, CIMA defeated BxB Hulk & Shingo Takagi in an Elimination Match to retain the Dragon Gate Open the Dream Gate Title
- On January 20, 2013, CIMA defeated Ryo Jimmy Saito to retain the Dragon Gate Open the Dream Gate Title
- On February 11, 2013, CIMA defeated Jimmy Kanda to retain the Dragon Gate Open the Dream Gate Title
- On March 3, 2013, CIMA defeated Masato Yoshino to retain the Dragon Gate Open the Dream Gate Title


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