Aja Kong

Mar 19, 2021 - by Jamie Cruickshank

Real Name: Erika Shishido
Height: 5’5″
Weight: 227 lbs.
Date of Birth: September 25, 1970
Hometown: Tokyo, Japan
Pro Debut: September 17, 1986
Trained By: AJW Dojo
Finishing Move: Brainbuster

Biography

– Kong began her career working under her real name, competing for All Japan Women’s Pro Wrestling
– On April 30, 1990, the now-renamed Aja Kong defeated Noriyo Tateno to win the AJW All Pacific Title
– Later that year, Kong and Bison Kimura would form the Jungle Jack tag team
– On December 9, 1990, Jungle Jack defeated Akira Hokuto & Suzuka Minami to win the WWWA Tag Team Titles
– On April 4, 1991, Jungle Jack defeated Akira Hokuto & Yumiko Hotta to regain the vacant WWWA Tag Team Titles
– On April 29, Jungle Jack defeated Esther Moreno & Bison Kimura to retain the WWWA Tag Team Titles
– On June 18, Jungle Jack defeated Bull Nakano & Kyoko Inoue to retain the WWWA Tag Team Titles
– On July 26, Jungle Jack defeated Manami Toyota & Toshiyo Yamada to retain the WWWA Tag Team Titles
– On January 6, 1992, Jungle Jack defeated Kyoko Inoue & Toshiyo Yamada to regain the WWWA Tag Team Titles
– On August 15, Kong & Bull Nakano defeated Akira Hokuto & Toshiyo Yamada to win the AJW Fuji TV Tag Team Tournament
– On August 30, Kong won the AJW Japan Grand Prix, defeating Manami Toyota in the final
– On November 26, Kong defeated Bull Nakano to win the WWWA World Title
– On December 13, Kong & Kyoko Inoue defeated Manami Toyota & Toshiyo Yamada to win the AJW The Best Tag League
– On November 28, 1993, Kong defeated Eagle Sawai to retain the WWWA World Title
– On December 6, Kong defeated Megumi Kudo to retain the WWWA World Title
– On January 24, 1994, Kong defeated Yumiko Hotta to retain the WWWA World Title
– On December 4, Kong defeated Yumiko Hotta to retain the WWWA World Title
– On June 27, 1995, Kong defeated Manami Toyota to regain the WWWA World Title
– At WWF Survivor Series 1995, Kong, Lioness Asuka, Tomoko Watanabe & Bertha Faye defeated Alundra Blayze, Kyoko Inoue, Sakie Hasegawa & Chaparita Asari
– Kong would make two winning appearances on WWF RAW throughout the remainder of the month
– On August 30, 1996, Kong defeated Kyoko Inoue in the final of the AJW Japan Grand Prix
– Kong left AJW in late 1997. She would spend the remainder of the year working independent events before starting her own Arsion promotion in 1998
– At Arsion’s debut event on February 18, 1998, Kong defeated Michiko Omukai, before teaming with Omukai and Yumi Fukawa to defeat Candy Okutsu, Mikiko Futagami and Rie Tamada
– On August 23, 1998, Kong & Mayumi Ozaka defeated Chikayo Nagashima & Sugar Sato to win the AAAW Tag Team Titles
– On December 27, Kong & Ozaki defeated Meiko Satomura & Toshiyo Yamada to retain the AAAW Tag Team Titles
– On May 16, 1999, Kong defeated Chigusa Nagayo to win the AAAW Title
– On August 6, Kong defeated Mariko Yoshida to win the Queen of ARSION Title
– On September 15, Kong defeated Meiko Satomura to retain the AAAW Title
– On November 3, Kong defeated Michiko Omukai to retain the Queen of ARSION Title
– On December 11, Kong defeated Mariko Yoshida to retain the Queen of ARSION Title
– On January 30, 2000, Kong defeated Candy Okutsu to retain the Queen of ARSION Title
– On February 13, Kong defeated KAORU to retain the AAAW Title
– On February 18, Kong & Mariko Yoshida defeated Ayako Hamada & AKINO to win the Twin Stars of ARSION Titles
– On March 15, Kong & Yoshida defeated Hiromi Yagi & Rie Tamada to retain the Twin Stars of ARSION Titles
– On April 20, Kong defeated Etsuko Mita in a Lumberjack Match to retain the Queen of ARSION Title
– On May 7, Kong won the ARS 2000 Tournament, defeating Michiko Omukai in the final
– On May 14, Kong defeated Meiko Satomura to retain the AAAW Title
– On June 10, Kong defeated GAMI to retain the Queen of ARSION Title
– On September 22, Kong defeated Mima Shimoda to retain the Queen of ARSION Title
– Kong walked out of a tag match at ARSION’s 3rd Anniversary Show and later announced that she had left the promotion due to disagreements with management. She would soon sign with the GAEA promotion
– On October 28, 2001, Kong defeated Mayumi Ozaki to win the AAAW Title
– On February 11, 2003, Kong & Devil Masami defeated Ayako Hamada & Meiko Satomura to win the AAAW Tag Team Titles
– On May 5, 2004, Aja & Amazing Kong defeated Chigusa Nagayo & Lioness Asuka to win the AAAW Tag Team Titles
– On June 20, Aja & Amazing Kong defeated Dynamite Kansai & Manami Toyota to retain the AAAW Tag Team Titles
– On July 11, Aja & Amazing Kong defeated Chigusa Nagayo & Chikay Nagashima to retain the AAAW Tag Team Titles
– On October 6, Aja & Amazing Kong defeated Nanae Takahashi & Hikaru to win the vacant WWWA Tag Team Titles
– On February 19, 2005, Aja & Amazing Kong defeated Kumiko Maekawa & Saki Maemura to retain the WWWA Tag Team Titles
– On April 3, Kong defeated Meiko Satomura to win the AAAW Title
– The GAEA promotion ran its last show a week later, officially shutting down operations at the end of the month. Kong would become a freelancer from this point
– On June 17, 2006, Aja & Amazing Kong (as Erica & Margaret) defeated Wataru Sakata & Ryouji Sai to win the HUSTLE Super Tag Team Titles
– On August 9, Erica & Margaret defeated HG & TG to retain the HUSTLE Super Tag Team Titles
– On March 10, 2007, Kong defeated Chikayo Nagashima to win the vacant OZ Academy Openweight Title
– On August 16, Kong defeated Akari Okuda to retain the OZ Academy Openweight Title
– On February 5, 2009, Kong & Hiroyo Matsumoto defeated Mayumi Ozaki & KAORU to win the OZ Academy Tag Team Titles
– On May 5, Kong traded the DDT Iron Man Heavy Metal Title with Mr Kasai
– On August 16, Kong defeated Dynamite Kansai to win the OZ Academy Openweight Title
– On June 13, 2010, Kong & Kaoru Ito defeated Carlos Amano & Manami Toyota to win the OZ Academy Tag Team Titles
– On September 9, Kong & Sachie Abe defeated Toshie Uematsu & KAZUKI to win the JWP Tag Team Titles
– On November 28, Kong & Abe defeated Leon & Kagetsu to retain the JWP Tag Team Titles
– On April 10, 2011, Kong defeated Mayumi Ozaki to win the OZ Academy Openweight Title
– On January 15, 2012, Kong & Sonoko Kato defeated Carlos Amano & Manami Toyota to win the OZ Academy Tag Team Titles
– On March 25, Kong & Kato defeated Ayumi Kurihara & AKINO to retain the OZ Academy Tag Team Titles
– On August 19, Kong & Kato fought Ayumi Kurihara & AKINO to a time-limit draw to retain the OZ Academy Tag Team Titles
– On April 24, 2013, Kong & Hikaru Shida defeated Hiroyo Matsumoto & Tomoka Nakagawa to win the OZ Academy Tag Team Titles
– On December 23, Kong, Makoto Oishi & Danshoku Dino defeated Sanshiro Takagi, Touru Owashi & Akebono to win the KO-D Six Man Tag Team Titles
– On January 13, 2014, Kong, Oishi & Dino defeated Antonio Honda, Daisuke Sasaki & Shoichi Uchida to retain the KO-D Six Man Tag Team Titles
– On January 13, 2015, Kong defeated Saki Akai to win the DDT Iron Man Heavy Metal Title
– On February 15, Kong won a 12-person Battle Royal to regain the DDT Iron Man Heavy Metal Title
– On March 21, Kong defeated Saki Akai to retain the DDT Iron Man Heavy Metal Title
– On October 27, Kong won a 5-person Battle Royal to retain the DDT Iron Man Heavy Metal Title
– Kong joined Natsu Sumire & Yuki Miyazaki as Team Japan in the AAA Lucha Libre World Cup 2016. They reached the final, losing in a sudden death series against Team Mexico
– On January 9, 2017, Kong defeated Chihiro Hashimoto to win the Sendai Girls World Title
– On March 14, 2018, Kong won a 9-person Battle Royal to win the DDT Iron Man Heavy Metal Title
– On December 20, Kong defeated Sareee to win the Diana World Title
– On February 11, 2019, Kong defeated Sareee to retain the Diana World Title
– Kong appeared at Double Or Nothing 2019, the debut PPV for the new AEW promotion, ending up on the losing side of a six-woman tag match
– On February 24, 2020, Kong & Hiroyo Matsumoto defeated Mayumi Ozaki & Saori Anou in a Super Plasma Death Match to win the Zero1 Blast Queen Title
– On September 18, 2021, Kong defeated Yuuki Mashiro to win the Ice Ribbon Gacha Title

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