BUSHI

Oct 9, 2020 - by Allen Rockum

Real Name: Tetsuya Shimizu
Height: 5’7″
Weight: 183 lbs.
Date of Birth: April 5, 1983
From: Adachi, Tokyo (Japan)
Pro Debut: March 12, 2007
Trained By: AJPW Dojo
Finishing Move: MX

Biography

– BUSHI has also used the names T28, Bushiroad & Tetsuya Bushi. He also garnered the nickname Jet Black Death Mask.
– March 12, 2007, T28 would lose his debut match against Nobukazu Hirai.
– February 15, 2008, T28 & KUSHIDA defeated Daichi Kakimoto & Manabu Soya to win the AJPW U-30 Tag Team Tournament.
– March 12th, T28 & KUSHIDA began competing in the AJPW ’08 Junior Tag League.
– July 20th, T28 began competing in the AJPW Junior Heavyweight League ’08.
– February 8, 2009, Bushi defeated Freelance (c) & Dr. Cerebro in a 3-Way for the IWRG Intercontinental Lightweight Title.
– March 15th, Bushi would lose the title to Zatura in a 2 out of 3 falls match.
– July 16th, Bushi competed in the IWRG Rey Del Ring ’09.
– November 26th, Bushi defeated Avisman for the IWRG Intercontinental Lightweight Title.
– January 10, 2010, Bushi would lose the title to Dr. Cerebro in a 2 out of three falls match.
– April 11th, Bushi challenged Kaz Hayashi for the AJPW World Junior Lightweight Title.
– April 29th, Bushi & Super Crazy defeated Hiroshi Yamato & Shuji Kondo to win the AJPW Junior Tag League ’10.
– July 25th, BUSHI began competing in the AJPW Junior Heavyweight League ’10.
– August 15th, BUSHI defeated MAZADA in a Mask vs. Mask match.
– September 10th, BUSHI defeated MAZADA in a Mask vs. Hair match.
– April 20, 2011, BUSHI & Super Crazy began competing in the AJPW Junior Tag League ’11.
– September 15th, BUSHI began competing in the AJPW Junior Heavyweight League ’11.
– April 1, 2012, BUSHI & SUSHI began competing in the AJPW Junior Tag League ’12.
– May 27th, BUSHI entered the NJPW Best of the Super Junior XIX.
– October 21st, BUSHI & Negro Casas were eliminated in the First Round of the NJPW Super Junior Tag League ’12 by Suzuki-gun (TAKA Michinoku & Taichi).
– May 24, 2013, BUSHI entered into the NJPW Best of the Super Junior XX.
– June 29th, Bushiroad was eliminated by Nitro in the first round of the Copa Marketing Wrestling Tournament.
– November 6th, BUSHI & Valiente were eliminated by Forever Hooligans (Rocky Romero & Alex Koslov) in the Semi-final of the NJPW Super Junior Tag League ’13.
– May 30, 2014, BUSHI would enter into the Best of the Super Junior XXI.
– October 13th, BUSHI challenged Chase Owens for the NWA World Junior Heavyweight Title.
– October 25th, BUSHI & Mascara Dorada would lose to reDRagon (Bobby Fish & Kyle O’Reilly) in the first round of the Super Junior Tag Tournament ’14.
– December 19th, BUSHI defeated Mascara Dorada for the CMLL World Welterweight Title.
– January 22, 2016, BUSHI would lose the title to Mascara Dorada.
– February 14th, BUSHI challenged KUSHIDA for the IWGP Junior Heavyweight Title.
– February 20th, Los Ingobernables de Japón (BUSHI & Tetsuya Naito) would lose to KUSHIDA & Moose at ROH/NJPW Honor Rising.
– May 21st, BUSHI would enter into the Best of the Super Junior XXIII.
– July 20th, BUSHI was eliminated in the first round of the Super J Cup ’16 by Yoshinobu Kanemaru.
– September 17th, BUSHI defeated KUSHIDA for the IWGP Junior Heavyweight Title.
– November 5th, BUSHI would lose the title to KUSHIDA.
– January 4, 2017, Los Ingobernables de Japón (BUSHI, EVIL & SANADA) would win a 4-Way Gauntlet for the NEVER Openweight Six Man Tag Team Titles.
– January 5th, Los Ingobernables de Japón would lose the titles to Hiroshi Tanahashi, Manabu Nakanishi & Ryusuke Taguchi.
– February 11th, Los Ingobernables de Japón would defeat Tanahashi, Taguchi & Nakanishi to reclaim the titles.
– April 4th, Los Ingobernables de Japón would lose the titles to Hiroshi Tanahashi, Ricochet & Ryusuke Taguchi.
– May 3rd, Los Ingobernables de Japón defeated Ricochet, Tanahashi & Taguchi to win back the titles.
– May 17th, BUSHI entered into the Best of the Super Junior XXIV.
– June 11th, Los Ingobernables de Japón defended the NEVER Openweight Six Man Tag Team Titles in a 5-Way Gauntlet.
– June 20th, Los Ingobernables de Japón retained the titles against KUSHIDA, Ryusuke Taguchi & Togi Makabe.
– June 27th, BUSHI challenged KUSHIDA for the IWGP Junior Heavyweight Title.
– September 10th, Los Ingobernables de Japón would defend the NEVER Openweight Six Man Tag Team Titles against CHAOS (Kazuchika Okada, Rocky Romero & Toru Yano).
– October 30th, Los Ingobernables de Japón (BUSHI & Hiromu Takahashi) lost to Roppongi 3K (SHO & YOH) in the Semi-finals of the Super Junior Tag Tournament ’17.
– November 9th, BUSHI competed in a 3-Way for the RevPro British Cruiserweight Title.
– December 17th, Los Ingobernables de Japón lost the NEVER Openweight Six Man Tag Team Titles to BULLET CLUB (Bad Luck Fale, Tanga Loa & Tama Tonga).
– January 4, 2018, BUSHI competed in the Dark New Japan Rumble.
– March 16th, Los Ingobernables de Japón (BUSHI & Takahashi) competed in a 3-Way for the IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Titles.
– April 23rd, Los Ingobernables de Japón challenged Suzuki-gun (El Desperado & Yoshinobu Kanemaru) for the IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Titles.
– May 12th, Los Ingobernables de Japón (BUSHI & Tetsuya Naito) challenged The Briscoes for the ROH Tag Team Titles.
– May 18th, BUSHI entered the Best of the Super Junior XXV.
– June 29th, Los Ingobernables de Japón challenged The Kingdom (Matt Taven, TK O’Ryan & Vinny Marseglia) for the ROH World Six Man Tag Team Titles.
– October 16th, Los Ingobernables de Japón (BUSHI & Shingo Takagi) entered into the Super Junior Tag League ’18.
– November 3rd, Los Ingobernables de Japón would lose to Roppongi 3K in a final 3-Way of the Super Junior Tag League ’18.
– January 4, 2018, Los Ingobernables de Japón won the IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Titles in a 3-Way.
– February 3rd, Los Ingobernables de Japón retained the title against Suzuki-gun (El Desperado & Yoshinobu Kanemaru).
– March 6th, Los Ingobernables de Japón lost the titles to Roppongi 3K.
– April 6th, BUSHI competed in the Dark Honor Rumble.
– April 26th, Los Ingobernables de Japón challenged Roppongi 3K for the IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Titles.
– May 14th, BUSHI would compete in the Best of the Super Junior XXVI.
– August 22, 2019, BUSHI was eliminated by Caristico in the first round of the Super J Cup ’19.
– November 3rd, BUSHI challenged Will Ospreay for the IWGP Junior Heavyweight Title.
– January 5, 2020, Los Ingobernables de Japón won the NEVER Openweight Six Man Tag Team Titles by winning a Gauntlet.
– February 6th, Los Ingobernables de Japón would retain the titles against CHAOS (Robbie Eagles, Tomohiro Ishii & Hirooki Goto).
– July 1st, BUSHI would lose to YOSHI-HASHI in the New Japan Cup ’20 Second Round.
– August 26th, BUSHI would lose to Toru Yano in the NJPW King of Pro-Wrestling Title Tournament First Round.

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