Katsushi Takemura
Professional wrestling career
Height 178 centimeters (5 ft 10 in.)
Weight 99 kilograms (218 lbs.)
Debut July 22, 1997


Katsushi Takemura (正田 和彦, Takemura Katsushi)[1] is a Japanese retired professional wrestler, mostly known for his ring name Takemura (written in all capitals). Having worked for New Japan Pro Wrestling for most of his career, he was an occasional member of the renowned stable Tokyo Gurentai.

In wrestlingEdit

  • Finishing moves
    • Dragon sleeper[2]
    • M9[1] (Spin-out fireman's carry facebuster)
  • Signature moves
    • Arm wrench inside cradle[2]
    • Boston crab
    • Cross chop[2]
    • Death Valley driver[2]
    • Half nelson suplex[2]
    • Hurricanrana[2]
    • Moonsault[2]
    • Muga Clutch (Gedo clutch)[3]
    • Over the top rope suicide dive[2]
    • Rolling wheel kick,[2] sometimes jumping off from a chair[2]

Championship and accomplishmentsEdit