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Shinya Hashimoto

  • Birth 3 Jul 1965 Gifu, Japan
  • Death 11 Jul 2005 Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis, Japan
  • Burial Fort Lauderdale, Broward County, Florida, USA
  • Memorial ID 11339236

Hall of Fame Pro Wrestler. Under the training and promotion of Antonio Inoki, Hashimoto won the IWGP title over Kenji Muto then lost to Tatsumi Fujinami seven months later into 1994. A month later he regained the title from Fujinami. One year later he lost to Muto in 1995. In 1996 he won his third IWGP title beating Nobuhiko Takada. He held the title for 16 months before losing to Kensuke Sasaki in 1997. A big man compared to most Japanese wrestlers, his best matches were against Inoki, Hulk Hogan, Big Van Vader and Masahiro Chono. Due to his long reign with the third title he was considered among Japan`s greats. He suffered a shoulder injuty late in 2004 which he didnt recover from and promoted for Zero One. He suffered a brain aneurism at age 40.

Bio by: Kevin Hobbs


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  • Originally Created by: Kevin Hobbs
  • Added: 11 Jul 2005
  • Find A Grave Memorial 11339236
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Shinya Hashimoto (3 Jul 1965–11 Jul 2005), Find A Grave Memorial no. 11339236, citing Evergreen Cemetery, Fort Lauderdale, Broward County, Florida, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .