Wrestler Spotlight: Atsushi Aoki

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Photo credit David J Wilson

Welcome to the Wrestler Spotlight. Today, we’re looking at the head trainer of All Japan Dojo Atsushi Aoki, who makes his in-ring debut for SWA later tonight!

Alias – Atsushi Aoki, Strong Thirteen

Nicknames – “The Blue Flash”

Debut – 2005

Companies Wrestled For –

  • 4 Front Wrestling
  • A-Merchandise
  • All Japan Pro Wrestling
  • Asistencia Asesoria y Administracion
  • Big Japan Pro Wrestling
  • Cho Sento Puroresu FMW
  • Diamond Ring
  • Dragon Gate
  • Dramatic Dream Team
  • Fu-Ten Promotion
  • German Stampede Wrestling
  • German Wrestling Federation
  • Global Pro Wrestling Alliance
  • Herts and Essex Wrestling
  • Inoki Genome Federation
  • International Pro Wrestling: United Kingdom
  • KAIENTAI DOJO
  • New Japan Pro Wrestling
  • Osaka Pro Wrestling
  • Premier Promotions
  • Pro Wrestling Land’s End
  • Pro Wrestling NOAH
  • Pro Wrestling ZERO1
  • Real Japan Pro Wrestling
  • Real Quality Wrestling
  • Ring of Honor
  • Ryukyu Dragon Pro Wrestling
  • Scottish Wrestling Alliance
  • Source Wrestling
  • Tenryu Project
  • Tokyo Gurentai
  • Union Pro Wrestling
  • westside Xtreme wrestling

Titles & Accomplishments –

  • 4x All Japan Pro Wrestling World Junior Heavyweight Champion
  • 3x All Japan Pro Wrestling All Asia Tag Team Champion w/Hikaru Sato (2 times) and w/Kotaru Suzuki (1 time)
  • 1x Asistencia Asesoria y Administracion World Tag Team Champion w/Go Shiozaki
  • 2x Pro Wrestling NOAH GHC Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Champion w/Naomichi Marufuji (1 time) and w/Kotaru Suzuki (1 time)
  • 2006 Wrestling Observer Newsletter Rookie of the Year
  • 2008 Pro Wrestling NOAH VolcanoxSEM Tag Team Tournament Winner w/Akihiko Ito
  • 2010 Pro Wrestling NOAH Nippon TV Cup Junior Heavyweight Tag League Winner w/KENTA
  • 2011 Pro Wrestling NOAH NTV G Cup Junior Heavyweight Tag League Winner w/Kotaru Suzuki
  • 2013 All Japan Pro Wrestling Junior Hype Tag League Winner w/Kotaru Suzuki
  • 2014 Dramatic Dream Team Second Grappling Tournament Winner
  • 2014, 2015 & 2016 All Japan Pro Wrestling Junior Tag Battle of Glory Winner w/Hikaru Sato
  • 2016 All Japan Pro Wrestling Battle of Glory Winner
  • 2016 German Wrestling Federation 4 Nations Cup Winner

Signature Moves –

  • Assault Point (Wrist-Clutch Backdrop Suplex)
  • Cross Armbreaker

Alliances –

  • ANMU w/Kotaru Suzuki, Taiji Ishimori & Go Shiozaki
  • The Special Assault Team w/Jun Akiyama, Akitoshi Saito, Go Shiozaki & Kotaru Suzuki
  • Xceed w/Kento Miyahara, Kotaru Suzuki, Yohei Nakajima & Go Shiozaki
  • Burning w/Kotaru Suzuki, Jun Akiyama, Go Shiozaki & Yoshinobu Kanemaru
  • Evolution w/Joe Doering, Hikaru Sato, Super Tiger, Naoya Nonmura, Rey Paloma, Yusuke Okada & Suwama
  • Sternness w/Jun Akiyama, Akitoshi Saito, Makoto Hashi, Yoshinobu Kanemaru, Kentaro Shiga, Takeshi Morishima & Jun Izumida
  • TKG48 w/Sanshiro Takagi, Munenori Sawa, Shigehiro Irie, Soma Takao, Ryuji Ito, Tsuyoshi Kikuchi, DJ Nira, Taka Michinoku, Kazuhiko Ogasawara, Genichiro Tenryu, Yuzuki Aikawa, Ryuichi Sekine & Akito
  • w/KENTA

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