::Daisuke Ikeda::

Real Name: Daisuke Ikeda
Weight: 231 lbs
Height: 5'11"
Date Of Birth: 2/13/68
Birthplace: Kumamoto, Japan
Debut: December 15th, 1993
Promotion Status: Freelance
Signature Moves:
Death Valley Bomb
Muscle Buster (see pic 6)
Dai-Chan Bomber (lariat)
Inazuma Leg Lariat (running horizontal kick, see image 7)
Diving Dai-Chan Bomber
Backdrop Suplex
Release German Suplex
Enzuigiri (see pic 5)
High Kick
Titles Won:
FMW Brass Knuckles Tag Team Title (1, w/ Yoshiaki Fujiwara) (1, w/ Hayabusa)
WLW Heavyweight Title (1)
Tournaments Won:
BattlArts Young Generation Battle League 1999
Notable Facts:

  • Trained by Yoshiaki Fujiwara.
  • Had classic matches with BattlArts Founder Yuki Ishikawa.
  • Left BattlArts in early 2000 to join All Japan Pro-Wrestling.
  • Left AJPW to join Mitsuharu Misawa's breakaway promotion NOAH in mid-2000.
  • Finally found true success on 6/1/2004 when he beat Takeshi Morishima for the WLW Heavyweight Title. This coming much longly deserved after always missing that oppurtunity, or getting shoved aside for someone else, for all his time in NOAH till 6/1/2004.
  • After very little success and medicore utilization, Ikeda finally left Pro-Wrestling NOAH to become a freelancer, officially on 12/31/2004. Ikeda was with NOAH from 8/5/2000 (debut)-12/4/2004.
  • Opened up his own independent promotion in January 2005.
  • One of the most underrated & gifted wrestlers in the world.
    Greatest Matches:
    Daisuke Ikeda vs. Yuki Ishikawa (BattlArts 5/27/98)
    Daisuke Ikeda vs. Alexander Otsuka (4/26/99)
    Daisuke Ikeda vs. Yuki Ishikawa (BattlArts 8/29/99)

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