Don Fujii

Another member of the “old guard” in Dragon Gate, Don Fujii is a 12-year veteran and yet another graduate of the Toryumon. An original graduate of the Toryumon, he was a founding member of a couple different stables and even made brief appearances in WCW. He also gained notoriety for changing his ring name annually until 2002, when he finally settled on Don Fujii after roughly 4 different prior names. He was mostly a heel through his career until becoming the top star in 2006, when he won the Open The Dream Gate Championship and reigned for 4 months before losing the title to Jushin Liger. Since then he’s alternated between singles and tag team matches, mostly doing comedy matches but also having great success in teams-he is a 4-time Open The Triangle Gate Champion, 3 of those reigns coming with regular partner/ally Masaaki Mochizuki. He is considered part of the unofficial Zetsurins faction in DG, and aligns with the old-timers/veterans in their generational rivalry with the younger talent in the promotion. He is also half of the first (and current) Open The Owarai Gate Tag Team Champions, but they’ve never defended the titles. Supposedly he was also DG’s most sligible bachelor until over the 2009-2010 holidays, when CIMA announced Fujii was getting married. I’m sure that disappointed some of DG’s older female fans…
Fujii teamed with Mochizuki to win Osaka Pro’s annual tag team tournament in mid-2010 and has become a major player in the DG-Osaka Pro rivalry as a result.

Stats & Info:
Real name: Tatsuki Fujii
Age: 39
Height: 5’9″
Weight: 230 pounds/105 kg
Experience: 12 years
Finishing move: Nodowa Otoshi, HIMEI, Nice German
Current affiliation: Dragon Gate
Ring entrance theme: “Wild Drank Huskey”

Titles won:
1-time Open The Dream Gate Champion
1-time Open The Twin Gate Champion
4-time Open The Triangle Gate Champion
1-time Open The Owarai Twin Gate Champion
1-time WAR International Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Champion
4-time UWA World Trios Champion
1-time Osaka Pro Tag Team Champion

Tournaments won:
2010 Osaka Pro Osaka Tag Festival

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