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Dragon Dia
DragonDia
Dia in December 2019
Born October 31 1998 (1998-10-31) (age 21)
Suzaka City, Nagano, Japan
Professional wrestling career
Ring name(s) Dragon Dia
Height 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)
Weight 70 kg (150 lb)
Trained By Dragon Gate Dojo
Dragon Kid
Debut November 6, 2018

  Dragon Dia (ドラゴン・ディヤ, Doragon Diya) is a Japanese professional wrestler, trained and currently working for Dragon Gate (DG), where he is a former one-time Open The Triangle Gate Champion.

Dia was trained by the Dragon Gate Dojo and made his debut in November 2018, becoming Dragon Kid's protègè, with his real name not being a matter of public record, as is often the case with masked wrestlers where their private lives are kept a secret from the wrestling fans. Initially, Dia didn't have much success, working mostly on the undercard, losing most of his matches to other, more experienced wrestlers to give him some in-ring, televised, experience. After all Dragon Gate Generation wrestlers united as part of a feud with their counterparts Toryumon and R.E.D in a "Generation War", Dia started being pushed up in the card and beginning winning more consistently, leading him to win the Open The Triangle Gate Championship in February 2020.

Professional Wrestling CareerEdit

Dragon Gate (2018–Present)Edit

On October 2, 2018, Dragon Kid would show a newly masked trainee Dragon Dia, who announced that his debut would be against R.E.D (Eita and Yasushi Kanda). On November 6, Dia would lose against them, with Dia being pinned by Kanda. After that, Dia would enter in the Rookie Raking Tournament, he would lose in the first round against Shun Skywalker. He would end in seventh place after being sidelined with influenza. Afterwards, Dia began losing most of his matches to other, more experienced wrestlers, which would help put him over other wrestlers while at the same time give him some in-ring, televised, experience as is customary for most professional wrestlers.

On December 5, 2019, Dia was invited to join Mochizuki Dojo, but he rejected, justifying that Dragon Kid was his only trainer and he needed to gain more weight. On December 18, Dia achieved an important victory, after teaming with his mentor Dragon Kid in a winning effort against Natural Vibes ("brother" YASSHI and Susumu Yokosuka, after Dia pinned Yokosuka. Afterwards, Dia became part of the Dragon Gate stable in order to unite all Dragon Gate generation of wrestlers against Toryumon and R.E.D in a "Generation War". Afterwards, Dia started being pushed up the card, beginning winning more consistently against veterans and more established wrestlers such as Big R Shimizu, Genki Horiguchi and Kagetora. In January 2020, Dia and his Dragon Gate stablemate Kzy took part in a tournament to crown the new Open The Twin Gate Champions, losing to eventual winners R.E.D duo of BxB Hulk and Kazma Sakamoto in the semifinals of the tournament on January 15. On February 29 on the first night of the Champion Gate in Osaka, Dia, Ben-K and Strong Machine J defeated Toryumon's Dragon Kid, Ryo Saito and Kenichiro Arai to win the Open The Triangle Gate Championship. From May 17 until May 30, Dia took part in the 2020 King of Gate, losing in the quarterfinals to the eventual winner Eita, eliminating him from the tournament. On September 21, at Dangerous Gate, Dia, Ben-K and Machine lost the Open The Triangle Gate Championship to R.E.D's Diamante, Kazma Sakamoto and Takashi Yoshida.

FactionsEdit

In wrestlingEdit

  • Finishing moves
    • Reptilian Rana (Hurricanrana into a pin)
    • Treatrana (Hurricanrana into a Victory Roll)
    • Dropkick
    • Victory Roll
  • Nicknames
    • "Carrat Diamond"
  • Entrance themes
    • "Dragon Storm 2019" (Instrumental Version)" by ZIGGY
    • "∞ Carat Diamond" by Syoko Koshino

 Championships and Accomplishments Edit

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