Takeshi Misawa is New Japan’s medical trainer, a position he assumed after a very brief wrestling career. He joined New Japan in June 1989 and actually made his debut as a wrestler a few months later, but was soon forced to abandon his wrestling career due to injury. Following this, he went to medical school in Tokyo and became a licensed/certified chiropractor in March 1996. A month later he returned to New Japan as a medical trainer. He also opened his own hospital/clinic in 1999.
Stats & Info:
Experience: Less than 1 year as wrestler, 13 years as staff/medical trainer
Finishing move: N/A
Current affiliation: New Japan