Referred to as the Unchained Gorilla because of his gruesomely violent design, he was an IWGP Heavyweight and IWGP Label Team Champ while performing for Fresh Japan Pro Wrestling. He dropped in professional debut to Shinjiro Otani on Feb 15, 1997. He was rated because the 54th greatest singles wrestler of 500 by Pro Wrestling Illustrated in 2011. He was created in Sagamihara, Kanagawa. He was an excellent wrestler for New Japan Pro Wrestling exactly like Keiji Mutoh.