Billed Height: 6 ft 2
Billed Weight: 230lb
Born: Feb 24, 1980(31), Mineyama, Kyoto, Japan.
Trained by: Inoki Dojo, NJPW Dojo, Osamu Kido.
Debut: August 29 2002
- Finishing moves
- Boma Ye (High knee to the opponent’s face or the back of the head)
- Crucifix armbar
- Landslide (Samoan driver, sometimes from the second rope)
- Shining Triangle (Nakamura steps off one of the kneeling opponent’s knees and quickly applies a triangle choke)
- Signature moves
- Bridging / Release German suplex
- Death Valley driver
- Double underhook piledriver
- El Niño (Springboard moonsault)
- Front facelock sleeper hold
- Inverted powerslam
(0) King Fale & Takaaki Watanabe vs. Kyosuke Mikami & Hiromu Takahashi
Winner: Mikami (8:47) with a Boston Crab on Watanabe.
(1) Schwartz & Weiss [BUSHIROAD], Tiger Mask IV, KUSHIDA & Killer Rabbit vs. Takashi Iizuka, Jado,Gedo, Tomohiro Ishii & Hideo Saito
Winner: KUSHIDA (7:53) with the 9469 to Gedo.
(2) Tomoaki Honma vs. Yujiro Takahashi
Winner: Takahashi (8:22) following the Tokyo Pimps.
(3) Wataru Inoue vs. Lance Archer
Winner: Archer (7:39) following the Dark Days.
(4) Hirooki Goto & Tama Tonga vs. Shinsuke Nakamura & Ultimo Guerrero [CMLL]
Winner: Goto (11:03) following the Shouten Kai to Ultimo.
(5) IWGP Jr. Heavyweight Tag Team Championship Match: [Champions] Prince Devitt & Ryusuke Taguchi vs. Davey Richards & Rocky Romero
~ Eighth Title Defense
Winner: Richards (13:29) following the Contract Killer to Devitt.
Richards and Romero become the 29th IWGP Jr. Tag Champions.
~ Following the match, Tiger Mask IV & KUSHIDA expressed their selves as first challengers
(6) Kojima’s Return Match: Hiroyoshi Tenzan vs. Satoshi Kojima
Winner: Kojima (10:08) following a Lariat.
(7) Yuji Nagata vs. Toru Yano
Winner: Nagata (12:08) with a Reverse Nagata Lock III.
(8) IWGP Intercontinental Championship Match: [Champion] MVP vs. Masato Tanaka [ZERO1]
Third Title Defense
Winner: Tanaka (12:30) following the Sliding D.
Masato Tanaka become the 2nd Intercontinental Champion.
~ Following the match Goto and Tanaka met backstage. Got expressed that he would like to try for the belt and that he is also going back to Mexico here soon.
~ These two are far from strangers and when they do inevitably face it should be explosive.
(9) Special Single Match: Togi Makabe vs. Minoru Suzuki
Winner: Suzuki (12:14) following the Gotch Style Piledriver.
~ Suzuki with the solid win.
(10) IWGP Heavyweight Championship Match: [Champion] Hiroshi Tanahashi vs. Tetsuya Naito
Winner: Tanahashi (29:19) with the High Fly Flow.
~ 8th Successful Defense.
~ Nagata congratulated the champion on his defense and asked Tanahashi if he can get another shot at the belt. They shook hands, but….