A unified IWGP Champion will walk out of The Dome
In the last few years, Kazuchika Okada racked up championship gold and established himself as one of the best wrestlers on the planet.
There’s no better “big match” wrestler in the world today and Okada is still in his prime, continuing to build his legacy.
Birthday: November 8th, 1987
Weight: 236 lb (107 kg)
Hometown: Anjo, Aichi, Japan
- Kazuchika Okada
Promotions They Have Wrestled For:
- New Japan Pro Wrestling (NJPW)
- Total Nonstop Action (TNA)
IWGP Heavyweight Champion (4 times)
- Ultimo Dragon
- Yuji Nagata
Notable Career Highlight:
- 4-time IWGP Heavyweight Champion
- Longest reign as IWGP Heavyweight Champion (720 days)
- Most defenses as IWGP Heavyweight Champion (12)
- Longest combined days as IWGP Heavyweight Champion
- G1 Climax (2014)
- #1 in PWI 500 (2017)
- New Japan Cup (2013)
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