Nobutaka Araya was a 17-year veteran who was among the first of the sumo wrestlers to make the transistion into pro wrestling. Early on he competed in WAR and other promotions before winding up in All-Japan, where he won the All-Asia Tag Team Title in 2002. He continued to work in other promotions as well, in recent years holding the DDT Extreme Title and the UWA Trios Title with Brahmans Shu & Kei.
Araya retired on July 26, 2009.
Stats & Info:
Weight: 264 pounds/120 kg
Experience: 17 years
Finishing move: Short Lariat, Moonsault Press
Current affiliation: Retired
1-time All-Asia Tag team Champion
1-time CAWF Can-Am Tag Team Champion
1-time DDT Extreme Champion
1-time UWA Trios Champion
3-time WAR 6-Man Tag Team Champion