Takuya Nomura (野村 卓矢 Nomura Takuya, born October 26, 1993) is a Japanese professional wrestler trained by and signed to Big Japan Pro Wrestling (BJW), where he performs on their heavyweight division.
Professional wrestling career[edit | edit source]
Big Japan Pro Wrestling (2016-Present)[edit | edit source]
After training under Hideki Suzuki and Kazuki Hashimoto in the Big Japan Pro Wrestling (BJW) dojo, Nomura made his televised in-ring debut on April 5, 2016, losing to Hideyoshi Kamitani. The following month, Nomura took part in Kaientai Dojo's K-Metal League, finishing last with zero wins and zero points. Nomura remained winless in all matches until July 24 at Ryogokutan, when he teamed with his mentor Suzuki to defeat Yasufumi Nakanoue and Yoshihisa Uto. On August 31, he took part in the biggest match of his career to date, losing to All Japan Pro Wrestling (AJPW)'s Kento Miyahara. In September, he debuted for Pro Wrestling Zero1, taking part in the 2016 Tenkaichi Jr. tournament, where he was eliminated in the first round by Ikuto Hidaka. He teamed with Suzuki in the Saikyou Tag League, finishing with zero wins and zero points. At AJPW's New Explosion, he defeated Naoya Nomura.
On May 15 Nomura, Yoshihisa Uto and Hideki Suzuki defeated Abdullah Kobayashi, Masaya Takahashi and Takayuki Ueki for the Yokohama Shopping Street 6-Man Tag Team Championship, winning it's first professional wrestling championship in the process. On June 3 Nomura, Uto, and Suzuki lost the Yokohama Shopping Street 6-Man Tag Team Champions to Ryota Hama, Yasufumi Nakanoue, Shogun Okamoto. On May 7 it was announced that Nomura was going to participate in the tournament for the inaugural BJW Junior Heavyweight Champion. but he only finished the tournament with 4 points failing to advance to the finals. During June 2018 Nomura feud with Suzuki over the BJW World Strong Heavyweight Championship and later on June 20 Nomura unsuccessfully challenged Suzuki for the belt. On August 10, 2020 Nomura and Fuminori Abe defeated Daisuke Sekimoto and Kohei Sato to win BJW Tag Team Championship. On January 31, 2021 Nomura and Abe lost the titles to Kazumi Kikuta and Ryuichi Kawakami.
Pro Wrestling Noah (2017)[edit | edit source]
In wrestling[edit | edit source]
- Finishing moves
- Cross Armbreaker
- Dragon Suplex
- Signature moves
- Multiple kick variations
- Roundhouse kick
- Soccer kick to the chest of a seated opponent
- Multiple slaps
- Tarantula (Rope-hung Boston crab)
- Reverse armbar
- Multiple suplex variations
- Multiple kick variations
Championships and accomplishments[edit | edit source]
- Japan Indie Awards
- Big Japan Pro Wrestling
- Toshikoshi Puroresu
- New Year's Eve Shuffle Tag Tournament (2019) – with Tetsuya Endo
- Pro Wrestling Illustrated
- PWI ranked him #350 of the top 500 singles wrestlers in the PWI 500 in 2017
References[edit | edit source]
- 大日本プロレス BJW official website .
- BJW Dainichi Nigiwa Theater ~ No Pressure, No Diamonds « Events Database « CAGEMATCH - The Internet Wrestling Database . Cagematch.net (2016-08-26). Retrieved on 2017-04-17.
- BJW Ryogokutan 2016 « Events Database « CAGEMATCH - The Internet Wrestling Database . Cagematch.net. Retrieved on 2017-04-17.
- AJPW AJ Phoenix Vol. 4 « Events Database « CAGEMATCH - The Internet Wrestling Database . Cagematch.net (2016-08-31). Retrieved on 2017-04-17.
- ZERO1 Tenka-Ichi Junior Tournament 2016 - Tag 1 « Events Database « CAGEMATCH - The Internet Wrestling Database . Cagematch.net. Retrieved on 2017-04-17.
- AJPW New Explosion « Events Database « CAGEMATCH - The Internet Wrestling Database . Cagematch.net. Retrieved on 2017-04-17.