Men's Teioh
Men's Teioh
Professional wrestling career
Height 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Weight 82 kg (181 lb)
Debut September 7, 1992

  Takeo Ōtsuka (大塚武生, Ōtsuka Takeo)[1] (born December 16, 1966) is a Japanese professional wrestler, better known by his ring name, Men's Teioh (also written MEN's Teioh). The English translation of his ring name, Terry's Boy, is a homage to American professional wrestler Terry Funk.

Professional wrestling careerEdit

Men's Teioh is a longtime mainstay of Big Japan Pro Wrestling as well as a former competitor of Michinoku Pro Wrestling. He is known as an original member of the group, Kai En Tai, which competed in Extreme Championship Wrestling and the World Wrestling Federation during the late 1990s. He was also briefly a member of the BWO while in Extreme Championship Wrestling, and appeared on the promotion's first PPV event Barely Legal in 1997.

In wrestlingEdit

  • Finishing moves
    • Miracle Ecstasy / Nodowa Bomb (One-handed falling chokebomb)[1]
    • Running elbow smash
  • Signature moves
  • Full nelson slam
  • Inverted atomic drop, sometimes from the top rope
  • Northern lights suplex
  • Ringpost figure-four leglock
  • Roaring elbow
  • Spinning toe hold — adopted from Terry Funk
  • Standing tornado DDT
  • Teioh Lock (Double underhook)[1]
  • Teioh Lock II (Spinning fireman's carry dropped into a modified cradle)

Championships and accomplishmentsEdit

  • Combat Zone Wrestling
    • CZW World Junior Heavyweight Championship (1 time)
    • CZW World Tag Team Championship (1 time) – with Jun Kasai
  • Pro Wrestling Illustrated
    • PWI ranked him # 440 of the 500 best singles wrestlers during the PWI Years in 2003

References Edit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Profile at Puroresu Central . Puroresu Central. Retrieved on 2013-11-26.
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