EVIL

Oct 16, 2020 - by Allen Rockum

Real Name: Takaaki Watanabe
Height: 5’10”
Weight: 234 lbs.
Date of Birth: January 26, 1987
Hometown: Mishima, Shizuoka (Japan)
Pro Debut: May 13, 2011
Trained By: NJPW Dojo
Finishing Move: Banshee Muzzle

Biography

– EVIL has been nicknamed the King of Darkness.
– June 21, 2011, Watanabe, Tiger Mask & Yuji Nagata lost to Dick Togo, Masato Tanaka &Yujiro Takahashi in the first round of the NJPW J Sports Crown Openweight Six Man Tag Team Tournament.
– August 27th, Watanabe competed in the Destroyer Cup Battle Royal.
– April 13, 2012, Watanabe lost to Ryuichi Sekine in the first round of the Road to the Super Junior 2 Days Tournament ’12.
– May 4th, Watanabe lost to KUSHIDA on the NJPW 40th Anniversary Tour.
– January 20, 2013, Watanabe competed in the NOAH Hakata Starlanes Cup Ten Man Battle Royal.
– October 18th, Watanabe & Gedo defeated The Kingz of the Underground (Scott Summers & Ryan Genesis) at NWA Houston Invasion.
– December 14th, Watanabe competed in a 6-Way for the PWS Suicidal Six Way Title.
– February 22, 2014, Watanabe competed in a Four Corner Survival on ROH TV.
– May 4th, Watanabe competed in a 5-Way Elimination for the vacant Smash Wrestling Title.
– May 10th, Watanabe lost to Michael Elgin at ROH/NJPW Global Wars.
– May 17th, Watanabe & Forever Hooligans (Rocky Romero & Alex Koslov) lost to Tommaso Ciampa, Matt Taven & ACH at ROH/NJPW War of the Worlds.
– June 14th, Watanabe competed in a 4-Way for the JCW Extreme Title.
– August 9th, Watanabe & Caprice Coleman lost to The Decade (Jimmy Jacobs & BJ Whitmer) on ROH TV.
– August 15th, Watanabe lost to Mark Briscoe at ROH Field of Honor.
– May 16, 2015, Watanabe lost to Silas Young on ROH TV.
– June 20th, Watanabe lost to Dalton Castle on ROH TV.
– June 27th, Watanabe challenged Bobby Shields for the PCW Heavyweight Title.
– July 25th, Watanabe lost to ACH on ROH TV.
– August 21st, Watanabe won a Four Corner Survival match on ROH TV.
– September 19th, Watanabe challenged Jay Lethal for the ROH World Television Title.
– December 19th, Los Ingobernables de Japón (EVIL & Tetsuya Naito) lost to Great Bash Heel (Togi Makabe & Tomoaki Honma) in the finals of the NJPW World Tag League ’15.
– March 3, 2016, EVIL lost to Tomohiro Ishii in the first round of the New Japan Cup ’16.
– March 20th, EVIL challenged Tomohiro Ishii for the ROH World Television Title.
– June 19th, EVIL lost to Hirooki Goto at NJPW Dominion.
– July 22nd, EVIL entered into the G1 Climax ’16.
– August 19th, Los Ingobernables de Japón competed in a 3-Way for the ROH World Tag Team Titles.
– August 27th, EVIL lost to Bobby Fish at ROH Field of Honor.
– October 1st, Los Ingobernables de Japón defeated The Motor City Machine Guns (Chris Sabin & Alex Shelley) on ROH TV.
– November 5th, EVIL defeated Katsuyori Shibata for the NEVER Openweight Title.
– November 15th, EVIL lost the NEVER Openweight Title to Katsuyori Shibata.
– November 19th, Los Ingobernables de Japón entered into the World Tag League ’16.
– January 4, 2017, Los Ingobernables de Japón (EVIL, SANADA & BUSHI) won the NEVER Openweight Six Man Tag Team Titles in a 4-Way Gauntlet.
– January 5th, Los Ingobernables de Japón lost the titles to Hiroshi Tanahashi, Ryusuke Taguchi & Manabu Nakanishi.
– February 11th, Los Ingobernables de Japón defeated Tanahashi, Nakanishi & Taguchi to win back the titles.
– February 26th, Los Ingobernables de Japón defended the titles against Tiger Mask, Jushin Thunder Liger & Delirious.
– March 19th, EVIL lost to Bad Luck Fale in the semi-finals of the New Japan Cup ’17.
– April 4th, Los Ingobernables de Japón lost the NEVER Openweight Six Man Tag Team Titles to Ricochet, Hiroshi Tanahashi & Ryusuke Taguchi.
– May 3rd, Los Ingobernables de Japón defeated Taguchi, Ricochet & Tanahashi to win back the titles.
– May 10th, Los Ingobernables de Japón challenged Bully Ray & The Briscoes (Mark & Jay) for the ROH World Six Man Tag Team Titles.
– May 14th, Los Ingobernables de Japón (EVIL, Tetsuya Naito, BUSHI & SANADA) defeated Dalton Castle, Bully Ray & the Briscoes on ROH TV.
– June 6th, 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 & Juice Robinson.
– July 20th, EVIL began competing in the G1 Climax ’17.
– September 10th, Los Ingobernables de Japón retained the NEVER Openweight Six Man Tag Team Titles against CHAOS (Kazuchika Okada, Rocky Romero & Toru Yano).
– October 9th, EVIL challenged Kazuchika Okada for the IWGP Heavyweight Title.
– December 11th, Los Ingobernables de Japón (EVIL & SANADA) defeated Guerrillas of Destiny (Tama Tonga & Tanga Loa) to win the World Tag League ’17.
– December 17th, Los Ingobernables de Japón lost the NEVER Openweight Six Man Tag Team Titles against BULLET CLUB (Bad Luck Fale, Tanga Loa & Tama Tonga).
– January 4, 2018, Los Ingobernables de Japón (EVIL & SANADA) defeated Killer Elite Squad (Lance Archer & Davey Boy Smith Jr.) for the IWGP Tag Team Titles.
– February 10th, EVIL challenged Hirooki Goto for the NEVER Openweight Title.
– April 29th, Los Ingobernables de Japón defended the IWGP Tag Team Titles against Killer Elite Squad.
– May 26th, EVIL challenged Dalton Castle for the ROH World Title.
– June 9th, Los Ingobernables de Japón lost the IWGP Tag Team Titles to The Young Bucks (Matt & Nick Jackson).
– June 29th, Los Ingobernables de Japón challenged the Kingdom (Matt Taven, Vinny Marseglia & TK O’Ryan) for the ROH World Six Man Tag Team Titles.
– July 7th, Los Ingobernables de Japón challenged the Young Bucks for the IWGP Tag Team Titles.
– July 14th, EVIL entered into the G1 Climax ’18.
– September 29th, Los Ingobernables de Japón competed in a Four Corner Survival on ROH TV.
– November 3rd, EVIL challenged Chris Jericho for the IWGP Intercontinental Title.
– December 9th, Los Ingobernables de Japón defeated Guerrillas of Destiny to win the World Tag League ’18.
– January 4, 2019, Los Ingobernables de Japón won the IWGP Tag Team Titles in a 3-Way.
– February 3rd, Los Ingobernables de Japón retained the titles against Suzuki-gun (Minoru Suzuki & Zack Sabre Jr.).
– February 23rd, Los Ingobernables de Japón lost the titles to Guerrillas of Destiny.
– March 10th, EVIL lost to Zack Sabre Jr. in the first round of the New Japan Cup ’19.
– April 6th, Los Ingobernables de Japón competed in a 4-Way for both the IWGP Tag Team & ROH Tag Team Titles.
– June 9th, Los Ingobernables de Japón challenged Guerrillas of Destiny for the IWGP Tag Team Titles.
– June 29th, Los Ingobernables de Japón competed in a 4-Way for the RevPro Undisputed British Tag Team Titles.
– July 6th, EVIL entered into the G1 Climax ’19.
– December 8th, Los Ingobernables de Japón lost to Juice Robinson & David Finlay in the finals of the World Tag League ’19.
– January 5, 2020, Los Ingobernables de Japón won the NEVER Openweight Six Man Tag Team Titles by winning a 5-Way Gauntlet.
– February 6th, Los Ingobernables de Japón retained the titles against CHAOS (Hirooki Goto, Tomohiro Ishii & Robbie Eagles).
– February 21st, Los Ingobernables de Japón defended the titles against Colt Cabana, Toru Yano & Ryusuke Taguchi.
– July 11th, EVIL defeated Kazuchika Okada to win the New Japan Cup ’20.
– July 12th, EVIL defeated Tetsuya Naito for both the IWGP Heavyweight & IWGP Intercontinental Titles.
– July 25th, EVIL defended the titles against Hiromu Takahashi.
– August 29th, EVIL lost both the titles to Tetsuya Naito.
– September 20th, EVIL entered into the G1 Climax ’20.

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