Tomoaki Honma

Dec 5, 2020 - by Allen Rockum

Real Name: Tomoaki Honma
Height: 5’11”
Weight: 216 lbs.
Date of Birth: November 18, 1976
Hometown: Higashine, Yamagata (Japan)
Pro Debut: May 18, 1997
Trained By: Michinoku Pro & BJPW Dojo
Finishing Move: Kokeshi

Biography

– Honma has also went by Makai Masked Canadian. His nicknames include Vampire Chicken, The Innovator of Lighttube Deathmatches & Minma no Kokeshi.
– May 30, 1997, Honma lost to Kishin Kawabata on BJW.
– July 23rd, Honma lost to Minoru Fujita on BJW.
– September 17th, Honma defeated Minoru Fujita on BJW.
– October 1st, Honma defeated Yoshikazu Goku on BJW.
– January 2, 1998, Honma & Minoru Fujita lost to Ikuto Hidaka & Katsumi Usuda on BJW.
– March 4th, Honma defeated Fueda on BJW.
– May 1st, Honma & Ryuji Yamakawa defeated Mach Junji & Mamoru Okamoto on BJW.
– May 20th, Honma entered into the BJW Falcon Cup League ’98.
– September 6th, Honma, Isao Takagi & Yukinojo Echigo lost to Masked GK Jr., Jason the Terrible & GK in the finals of the BJW Six Man Tag League.
– September 23rd, Honma challenged Katsumi Usuda for the BJW Junior Heavyweight Title.
– September 25th, Honma & Isao Takagi challenged Ryuji Yamakawa & Shoji Nakamaki for the BJW Tag Team Titles.
– October 31st, Honma challenged Shadow WX for the BJW Death Match Heavyweight Title in a Dangerous Special Wire Board Death match.
– December 5th, Honma & Shadow WX defeated Jason the Terrible & Shadow Winger for the vacant BJW Tag Team Titles.
– October 17, 1999, Honma challenged Shadow WX for the BJW Death Match Heavyweight Title in a Lightbulbs Barbed Wire Board Death Match.
– January 2, 2000, Honma defeated Shadow WX in a Five Inch Spike Nail & Barbed Wire Double Board Death match to win the BJW Death Match Heavyweight Title.
– January 7th, Honma & Ryuji Yamakawa defeated Kamikaze & Shunme Matsuzaki for the BJW Tag Team Titles.
– January 10th, Honma lost to Mike Samples in the semi-finals of the BJ Grand Prix ’00.
– February 22nd, Honma defended the BJW Death Match Heavyweight Title in a Barbed Wire Board & Ladder match against Abdullah Kobayashi.
– May 14th, Honma lost to Zandig in the semi-finals of the BJW World Extreme Cup ’00.
– June 2nd, Honma & Ryuji Yamakawa lost the BJW Tag Team Titles to Zandig & Nick Gage.
– July 2nd, Honma lost the BJW Death Match Heavyweight Title to Zandig.
– September 15th, Honma challenged Zandig for the BJW Death Match Heavyweight Title.
– October 30th, Honma & Ryuji Yamakawa defeated Jun Kasai & Zandig to win the BJW Maximum Tag League ’00.
– November 23rd, Honma defeated Zandig for the BJW Death Match Heavyweight Title.
– October 4, 2001, Honma & YOSHIYA defeated Tarzan Goto & Hiroshi Watanabe at JWP Inspire the Next.
– January 2, 2002, Honma entered into the AJPW Giant Baba Cup.
– January 20th, Honma lost to Masato Tanaka at the Rainbow Festival ’02.
– April 13th, Honma & George Hines lost to Hideki Hosaka & Hiroshi Hase at AJPW Grand Champion Carnival.
– April 27th, Honma, Jimmy Yang & Satoshi Kojima lost to Kaz Hayashi, George Hines & Keiji Muto in the first round of the AJPW Giant Baba Six Man Cup.
– July 20th, Honma defeated Yuto Aijima at AJPW Royal Road 30 Giant Battle 1st.
– February 28, 2003, Turmeric Storm (Honma & Kazushi Miyamoto) & Sanshiro Takagi defeated Mitsuharu Gisawa (KUDO, Shoichi Ichimiya & MIKAMI) at DDT Break Through.
– May 5th, Honma & Kazushi Miyamoto lost to Satoshi Kojima & THE APEMAN in the semi-finals of the AJPW BAPESTA Tag Tournament.
– September 21st, Honma, Gran Hamada, Keiji Muto & Ryuji Hijikata defeated Kazushi Miyamoto, Masanobu Fuchi, Toshiaki Kawada & Taichi Ishikari on the AJPW Fan Appreciation Day.
– December 27th, Turmeric Storm lost to Colt Cabana & CM Punk at ROH Final Battle ’03.
– February 11, 2004, Honma & Kazushi Miyamoto challenged Great Kosuke & Shiryu for the All Asia Tag Team Titles.
– July 18th, Honma defeated Taiyo Kea at AJPW Battle Banquet.
– July 25th, Honma competed in the HUSTLE Hardcore Royal Rumble.
– September 22nd, Honma & Kaz Hayashi lost to Taiyo Kea & Jeremy Lopez in the first round of the AJPW Autumn Festival Tag Tournament.
– October 9th, Honma defeated Toru Yano at NJPW Pro-Wrestlers Be Strongest.
– October 23rd, Honma, Tomohiro Ishii & Jun Kasai lost a Hardcore match to Tetsuhiro Kuroda, Masato Tanaka & Kintaro Kanemaru at HUSTLE-6.
– November 23rd, Honma & Kohei Suwama entered into the AJPW Real World Tag League ’04.
– December 5th, Honma & Taichi Ishikari defeated AKIRA & Akira Raijin on AJPW The Unchained World.
– February 5, 2005, Honma & Jinsei Shinzaki lost to Tarzan Goto & Abdullah the Butcher at the Giant Baba 6th Anniversary Memorial.
– February 16th, Honma, Akira Raijin & Taichi Ishikari lost to Love Machines (Love Machine Storm, Makai Love Machine #2 & Mini Love Machine) at AJPW Realize.
– June 19th, Honma & Katsuhiko Nakajima competed against YASSHI & Shuji Kondo for the vacant All Asia Tag Team Titles.
– August 7th, Honma, Taiji Ishimori & Keiji Muto lost to YASSHI, TARU & Shuji Kondo at AJPW Summer Festival.
– September 30th, Honma & Kensuke Sasaki lost to Team 3D (Brother Ray & Brother Devon) on AJPW.
– November 19th, Honma & Kohei Suwama defeated Voodoo Murders (Shuji Kondo & YASSHI) at AJPW The Unchained World.
– May 21st, Honma & Togi Makabe lost to Ichiro Yaguchi & Riki Choshu at NJPW Lock Up.
– June 30th, Makai Masked Canadian lost to Hiroshi Tanahashi at NJPW WRESTLE LAND.
– July 23rd, Honma entered into the ZERO1 Fire Festival ’06.
– September 9th, Honma defeated Osamu Namiguchi at ZERO1-MAX Nakagawa Decisive Battle.
– September 24th, Honma & Jun Kasai defeated BADBOY Hido & Takashi Sasaki in a Scramble Bunkhouse Barbed Wire Baseball Bat & Ladder Death Match to win the WEW Tag Team Titles.
– October 8th, Makai Masked Canadian defeated Pegasus Kid on NJPW WRESTLE LAND.
– November 2nd, Honma & Saburo Inematsu lost a Hardcore match to The Winger & BADBOY Hido at Apache Pro November Rain.
– November 26th, Honma, Jun Kasai & Tetsuhiro Kuroda defeated GENTARO, Kintaro Kanemaru & Mammoth Sasaki in a Hardcore match at the Apache Pro Fan Appreciation Day.
– January 8, 2007, Honma & Jun Kasai defended the WEW Tag Team Titles against The Winger & Takashi Sasaki.
– February 8th, Honma & Yuko Miyamoto defeated KUSHIDA & Yusaku Obata at Apache Pro It is Your Time.
– March 9th, Honma lost to Takashi Iizuka in the first round of the New Japan Cup ’07.
– April 29th, Honma defeated Hi69 at Apache Pro Revelation.
– May 6th, Honma & Hiroyoshi Tenzan lost to Riki Choshu & Takashi Iizuka on NJPW Lock Up.
– July 20th, Honma defeated Kuniyoshi Wada on NJPW Lock Up.
– August 19th, Honma, Togi Makabe & Hiroyoshi Tenzan lost to Takashi Iizuka, Riki Choshu & Shiro Koshinaka on NJPW Lock Up.
– October 11th, Honma defeated Takashi Uwano on NJPW Lock Up.
– November 11th, Honma & Tomohiro Ishii lost to Tiger Mask & Bono Tiger on NJPW Destruction ’07.
– January 13, 2008, Great Bash Heel (Honma & Toru Yano) lost to Daisuke Sekimoto & Mammoth Sasaki on NJPW Lock Up.
– March 16th, Honma lost to Giant Bernard in the first round of the New Japan Cup ’08.
– December 6th, Great Bash Heel (Honma, Karl Anderson & Tomohiro Ishii) defeated AKIRA, Jushin Thunder Liger & Tiger Mask at NJPW Fight for Existence I.
– February 28, 2009, Honma defeated Mitsuhide Hirasawa on NJPW NEW DIMENSION.
– March 8th, Honma lost to Takashi Iizuka in the first round of the New Japan Cup ’09.
– March 19th, Honma & Black Tiger lost to Tiger Mask & Milano Collection AT at NJPW Leonis II.
– May 5th, Great Bash Heel (Honma & Togi Makabe) & Wataru Inoue lost to CHAOS (Toru Yano, Shinsuke Nakamura & Tomohiro Ishii) on NJPW Divergence.
– June 20th, Honma, Hiroyoshi Tenzan, Wataru Inoue & Yuji Nagata lost to CHAOS (Jado, Tomohiro Ishii, Takashi Iizuka & Shinsuke Nakamura) at NJPW Dominion.
– July 21st, Honma lost to Tomohiro Ishii at NJPW Leonis III.
– September 25th, Honma & Wataru Inoue lost to Gedo & Jado at NJPW Leonis IV.
– October 18th, Great Bash Heel (Honma & Togi Makabe) entered into the G1 Tag League ’09.
– January 9, 2010, Great Bash Heel entered into the NOAH Global Tag League ’10.
– March 14th, Honma lost to Toru Yano in the first round of the New Japan Cup ’10.
– April 4th, Honma lost to Togi Makabe at NJPW New Dimension.
– May 3rd, Honma, Tiger Mask & AKIRA defeated CHAOS (Gedo, Takashi Iizuka & Tomohiro Ishii) at NJPW Wrestling Dontaku ’10.
– June 19th, Honma lost to Mohammed Yone at NJPW Dominion.
– June 29th, Great Bash Heel & Austin Creed lost to Masato Tanaka & CHAOS & (Tomohiro Ishii & Shinsuke Nakamura) in the second round of the J Sports Crown Openweight Six Man Tag Team Tournament ’10.
– October 22nd, Great Bash Heel entered into the G1 Tag League ’10.
– November 18th, Honma defeated Jun Ogawauchi at NJPW NEVER.4.
– January 4, 2011, Honma, Tama Tonga, Wataru Inoue & Tiger Mask defeated CHAOS (Yujiro Takahashi, Jado, Gedo & Tomohiro Ishii) at NJPW Wrestle Kingdom V.
– February 24th, Honma defeated Shigehiro Irie at NJPW NEVER.5.
– May 3rd, Honma, Manabu Nakanishi & Hiromu Takahashi defeated CHAOS (Killer Rabbit, Gedo & Jado) at NJPW Wrestling Dontaku ’11.
– June 23rd, Great Bash Heel & Satoshi Kojima lost to Hirooki Goto & Apollo 55 (Prince Devitt & Ryusuke Taguchi) in the semi-finals of the J Sports Crown Openweight Six Man Tag Team Tournament ’11.
– August 27th, Honma competed in the Destroyer Cup Battle Royal.
– October 22nd, Honma & Tetsuya Naito entered into the G1 Tag League ’11.
– October 29th, Honma lost to Lance Archer at NJPW Camp Zama Slamfest V.
– December 23rd, Honma challenged Masato Tanaka for the IWGP Intercontinental Title.
– February 10, 2012, Honma lost to Yujiro Takahashi at NJPW NEVER.8.
– July 20th, Honma entered into the ZERO1 Fire Festival ’12.
– November 17th, Turmeric Storm entered into the AJPW Real World Tag League ’12.
– January 3, 2013, Honma challenged Seiya Sanada for the GAORA TV Title.
– February 24th, Honma defeated Keisuke Ishii at the DDT Dramatic ’13 February Special.
– March 30th, Honma & Katsuo defeated Amigo Suzuki & Tatsuhito Takaiwa at the Marble Project 1st Anniversary Memorial Show.
– April 7th, Great Bash Heel lost to Complete Players (Masato Tanaka & Yujiro Takahashi) at the NJPW Invasion Attack.
– April 13th, Honma & Akitoshi Saito entered into the Global Tag League ’13.
– May 3rd, Honma challenged Masato Tanaka for the NEVER Openweight Title.
– October 14th, Great Bash Heel & Kota Ibushi lost to BULLET CLUB (Prince Devitt, Karl Anderson & Bad Luck Fale) at NJPW King of Pro-Wrestling ’13.
– December 8th, Great Bash Heel lost to BULLET CLUB (Doc Gallows & Karl Anderson) in the semi-finals of the World Tag League ’13.
– January 5, 2014, Great Bash Heel lost to BULLET CLUB (Prince Devitt & Bad Luck Fale) at the NJPW New Year Dash !!
– May 3rd, Honma challenged Tomohiro Ishii for the NEVER Openweight Title.
– July 21st, Honma entered into the G1 Climax ’14.
– September 23rd, Great Bash Heel lost to Hirooki Goto & Katsuyori Shibata at NJPW Destruction in Okayama.
– October 13th, Great Bash Heel, Yuji Nagata & Kota Ibushi defeated BULLET CLUB (Bad Luck Fale, Doc Gallows, Karl Anderson & Tama Tonga) at NJPW King of Pro-Wrestling ’14.
– November 23rd, Great Bash Heel entered into the World Tag League ’14.
– January 4, 2015, Honma & TenKoji (Satoshi Kojima & Hiroyoshi Tenzan) defeated BULLET CLUB (Yujiro Takahashi & Bad Luck Fale) & Jeff Jarrett at NJPW Wrestle Kingdom 9.
– January 25th, Honma competed in the TAKA & Taichi Produce Royal Rumble.
– February 14th, Honma competed against Tomohiro Ishii for the vacant NEVER Openweight Title.
– March 5th, Honma lost to Togi Makabe in the first round of the New Japan Cup ’15.
– April 29th, Honma, Alex Shelley & Tetsuya Naito lost to BULLET CLUB (Kenny Omega, Doc Gallows & Karl Anderson) on NJPW Wrestling Hinokuni.
– July 5th, Honma & Tetsuya Naito defeated BULLET CLUB (Yujiro Takahashi & Bad Luck Fale) at NJPW Dominion.
– July 23rd, Honma entered into the G1 Climax ’15.
– October 12th, Honma defeated YOSHI-HASHI at NJPW King of Pro-Wrestling ’15.
– October 18th, Great Bash Heel defeated CHAOS (Toru Yano & Gedo) at the NJPW Wrestling World ’15.
– November 7th, Honma challenged Tomohiro Ishii for the NEVER Openweight Title.
– December 9th, Great Bash Heel defeated Los Ingobernables de Japón (EVIL & Tetsuya Naito) to win the World Tag League ’15.
– January 4, 2016, Great Bash Heel defeated BULLET CLUB (Doc Gallows & Karl Anderson) for the IWGP Tag Team Titles.
– February 14th, Great Bash Heel defended the titles against BULLET CLUB.
– February 20th, Honma challenged Jay Lethal for the ROH World Title.
– March 3rd, Honma lost to Satoshi Kojima in the first round of the New Japan Cup ’16.
– April 10th, Great Bash Heel lost the IWGP Tag Team Titles to Guerrillas of Destiny (Tanga Loa & Tama Tonga).
– May 3rd, Great Bash Heel challenged Guerrillas of Destiny for the IWGP Tag Team Titles.
– June 18th, Great Bash Heel & Ryusuke Taguchi defeated Suzuki-gun (Shelton Benjamin, Taichi & TAKA Michinoku) at the We Are SUZUKI-GUN III event.
– July 3rd, Honma challenged Katsuyori Shibata for the NEVER Openweight Title.
– July 22nd, Honma entered into the G1 Climax ’16.
– September 1st, Honma defeated Shiro Tomoyose at NJPW Lion’s Gate Project3.
– September 17th, Great Bash Heel & Tiger Mask defeated Jushin Thunder Liger & TenKoji (Hiroyoshi Tenzan & Satoshi Kojima) at NJPW Destruction in Tokyo ’16.
– October 10th, Great Bash Heel, Bobby Fish & Ryusuke Taguchi defeated CHAOS (Beretta, Jado, Rocky Romero & Toru Yano) at NJPW King of Pro-Wrestling ’16.
– October 23rd, Great Bash Heel challenged Naomichi Marufuji & Toru Yano for the GHC Tag Team Titles.
– November 15th, Honma lost to Hirooki Goto at NJPW Wrestling World in Singapore ’16.
– December 10th, Great Bash Heel defeated Guerrillas of Destiny to win the World Tag League ’16.
– January 4, 2017, Great Bash Heel competed in a 3-Way for the IWGP Tag Team Titles.
– February 11th, Great Bash Heel competed in a 3-Way for the IWGP Tag Team Titles.
– September 15, 2018, Great Bash Heel & Hiroshi Tanahashi defeated CHAOS (YOSHI-HASHI, Jay White & Kazuchika Okada) at NJPW Destruction in Hiroshima.
– October 8th, Great Bash Heel defeated Juice Robinson & Toa Henare at NJPW King of Pro-Wrestling ’18.
– January 3, 2019, Honma & Toa Henare lost to Yuji Nagata & Manabu Nakanishi at the NJPW Wrestle Kingdom 13 Fan Fest.
– March 8th, Honma lost to Taichi in the first round of the New Japan Cup ’19.
– April 29th, Honma, Ren Narita & Shota Umino defeated Yota Tsuji, Yuya Uemura & Toa Henare at NJPW Wrestling Hinokuni ’19.
– October 7th, Honma, YOSHI-HASHI & Hiroshi Tanahashi challenged Toru Yano, Togi Makabe & Ryusuke Taguchi for the NEVER Openweight Six Man Tag Team Titles.
– November 16th, Great Bash Heel entered into the World Tag League ’19.
– February 19, 2020, Great Bash Heel & Toa Henare defeated Yota Tsuji, Gabriel Kidd & Yuya Uemura at the NJPW Tiger Hattori Retirement Event.
– February 22nd, Great Bash Heel & FinJuice (David Finlay & Juice Robinson) lost to BULLET CLUB (Jay White, Bad Luck Fale & Guerrillas of Destiny) at the NJPW Manabu Nakanishi Retirement Event.
– June 16th, Honma lost to Hiromu Takahashi in the first round of the New Japan Cup ’20.
– July 12th, Great Bash Heel & Gabriel Kidd lost to Yuji Nagata, Ryusuke Taguchi & Satoshi Kojima at NJPW Dominion.

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