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Ganseki Tanaka
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Birth name Takafumi Tanaka
Born October 3 1993 (1993-10-03) (age 26)
Saitama, Japan
Professional wrestling career
Ring name(s) Ganseki Tanaka
Takafumi Tanaka
Height 1.77 m (5 ft 10 in)
Weight 83 kg (183 lb)
Trained By Wrestle-1 Dojo
Debut September 27, 2016

 

Takafumi Tanaka (田中太嘉文, Tanaka Takafumi, born September 20, 1993), is a Japanese professional wrestler who worked currently for Wrestle-1 on their sub-promotion Pro Wrestling A.C.E under the ring name of Ganseki Tanaka (伊藤貴則, Tanaka Ganseki). Tanaka is a former Wrestle-1 Result Champion and a former UWA World Trios Champion.

Professional wrestling careerEdit

On September 27, 2016, Tanaka made his wrestling debut losing to Daisuke. On November 12 it was announced that Tanaka will be joining his rookie mates to Pro Wrestling A.C.E. On December 5 he started to wrestle under a new ring name of Ganseki (means rock in Japanese) but he didn't wrestle the rest of the year due to injury during his training. In 2017 he participated in the tournament to crown the first Wrestle-1 Result Championship he defeated Kohei Fujimura in the first round but he lost in the semifinals to Koji Doi.

On June 18 Tanaka won his first professional wrestling championship when he Manabu Soya and Nosawa Rongai defeated Jiro Kuroshio, Kumagoro and Jay Freddie to win the UWA World Trios Championship. They lost the titles on September 18 to Jiro Kuroshio, Koji Doi and Kumagoro. When Jiro Kuroshio was forced to vacate the Wrestle-1 Result Championship after a knee injury, Tanaka was ushered into a decision match to determine a new champion. On 19 September, Tanaka defeated Tsugutaka Sato to win the Wrestle-1 Result Championship for the first time. On November 18, Tanaka lost the Wrestle-1 Result Championship to Kuma Arashi. On March 31, 2020, Tanaka was released by Wrestle-1, after the promotion suspended its activities on the following day.

In wrestlingEdit

  • Finishing moves
    • Ganseki Otoshi (Diving headbutt drop)
    • ROC Lock
  • Signature moves
    • Backdrop
    • Double arm suplex
    • Elbow Smash
    • Headbutt

Championships and accomplishmentsEdit

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