|Ring name(s)||Hiroshi Hase|
|Billed height||186 cm (6 ft 1 in)|
|Billed weight||106 kg (233 lb)|
|Born||May 5, 1961 |
Oyabe, Toyama, Japan
|Trained by||Riki Chōshū|
|Debut||February 28, 1986|
|Retired||August 27, 2006|
Hiroshi Hase (馳 浩? born on May 5, 1961 in Oyabe, Toyama, Japan) is a retired Japanese professional wrestler who worked for New Japan Pro Wrestling and All Japan Pro Wrestling, prior to transitioning to a position in the Japanese parliament. Events 553 - The Second Council of Constantinople begins 1215 - Rebel Barons renounce their allegiance to King John Year 1961 ( MCMLXI) was a Common year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. For a topic outline on this subject see List of basic Japan topics. Mitsuo Yoshida (吉田光雄 Kwak Gwang-ung, born December 3, 1951) better known by his Stage name Riki Chōshū (長州力 Stewart Edward "Stu" Hart CM ( May 3, 1915 – October 16, 2003) was a Canadian amateur wrestler Events 202 BC - coronation ceremony of Liu Bang as Emperor Gaozu of Han takes place initiating four centuries of the Han Dynasty 's rule Year 1986 ( MCMLXXXVI) was a Common year starting on Wednesday (link displays 1986 Gregorian calendar) Events 479 BC - Greco-Persian Wars: Persian forces led by Mardonius are routed by Pausanias, the Spartan Year 2006 ( MMVI) was a Common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. Events 553 - The Second Council of Constantinople begins 1215 - Rebel Barons renounce their allegiance to King John Year 1961 ( MCMLXI) was a Common year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. Professional wrestling, or pro wrestling, is a non-competitive professional Sport, where all matches are scripted by the promotion's booking staff is a major Professional wrestling federation in Japan and is a member of the National Wrestling Alliance, founded by Antonio Inoki in 1972 ( AJPW) is a Japanese professional wrestling promotion established in 1972 The is Japan's Bicameral Legislature. It is composed of a Lower house, called the House of Representatives, and an Upper house, called He currently holds the position of chairman for the PWF, which is the governing body for all championships in All Japan Pro Wrestling. ( AJPW) is a Japanese professional wrestling promotion established in 1972 
Hase started his career as an amateur wrestler, representing Japan at the 1984 Summer Olympics. For a topic outline on this subject see List of basic Japan topics. The 1984 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XXIII Olympiad, were an International Multi-sport event held in Los Angeles, He placed ninth in the Greco-Roman wrestling tournament. Greco-Roman wrestling is a style of Amateur wrestling that is practiced throughout the world He began his professional wrestling career in Calgary, under a mask, in a tag team known as the Viet Cong Express with Fumihiro Niikura. Calgary (ˈkælgəriː is the largest city in the Province of Alberta, Canada When he returned to Japan, Hase wrestled for NJPW's junior heavyweight division, winning the IWGP Jr. In Professional wrestling, a cruiserweight is a wrestler weighing below 220 lb (100 kg sometimes 215 title twice in the late 1980s. He is one of a handful of wrestlers, Japanese or American, to successfully graduate from the junior to heavyweight class. In the 1990s, Hase had many memorable encounters with famous Japanese talents first in New Japan, and later All Japan. Hiroshi Hase was involved in a classic 1992 encounter with Great Muta, in which the "Muta Scale" was created, due to the incredible amount of blood shed by Muta. is a Japanese professional wrestler who first gained international fame in the National Wrestling Alliance. In Professional wrestling, blading is the practice of cutting oneself to provoke bleeding
Hase and Muta were also regular tag team partners; they won the IWGP Tag Team Championship twice, including a victory over the Steiner Brothers, and won the annual tag team tournament twice. The International Wrestling Grand Prix (IWGP Tag Team Championship is a Professional wrestling Tag team title in Japanese promotion The Steiner Brothers are the Professional wrestling Tag team of American brothers Robert "Rick Steiner" Rechsteiner and Scott As Muta became established as a singles wrestler through his holding of the IWGP Heavyweight Championship, however, Hase was left behind, and was only able to win the WCW International World Heavyweight Championship (which briefly replaced the NWA World Heavyweight Championship) for two weeks in 1994. The International Wrestling Grand Prix (IWGP Heavyweight Championship is the top Professional wrestling title in Japanese promotion New The World Championship Wrestling (WCW International World Heavyweight Championship was a championship that took the place of the original NWA World Heavyweight Championship The National Wrestling Alliance (NWA World Heavyweight Championship is the primary Professional wrestling title in the National Wrestling Alliance In July 1995, Hiroshi Hase was elected into the Japanese House of Councillorsas the Senior Vice Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology. Year 1995 ( MCMXCV) was a Common year starting on Sunday. Events of 1995 The is the Upper house of the Diet of Japan. The House of Representatives is the Lower house. Hase is one of a number of professional wrestlers to transition into politics, other notables being predecessor Antonio Inoki, and later Atsushi Onita and Great Sasuke. real name, born February 20, 1943) is a Professional wrestling promoter and retired Japanese Professional wrestler and mixed martial Atsushi Onita (大仁田 厚 Ōnita Atsushi) (Born October 25, 1957) is a Japanese former Politician and retired Professional The following year he announced retirement from New Japan, only to jump to the rival All Japan Pro Wrestling. ( AJPW) is a Japanese professional wrestling promotion established in 1972 His last New Japan bout was against Tadao Yasuda (the retirement announcement was most likely done to avoid a loss to Yasuda, which would have been the outcome had he actually announced a withdrawal rather than a retirement).
In All Japan, Hase did not contend for titles again despite his name recognition, as he made politics his full-time job. In 2001 he was reelected by his constituency in Ishikawa Prefecture. WikipediaWikiProject Japanese prefectures for guidelines --> is a prefecture of Japan located in the Chūbu region on Honshū island The same year he founded the multipromotional Bad Ass Translate Trading stable with Muta, Taiyo Kea and Jinsei Shinzaki; Hase and Muta reformed their team to battle Jun Akiyama and Yuji Nagata, the rising stars of their respective promotions (NOAH and NJPW), and were defeated in a ceremonial passing of the torch match that highlighted the advancement of professional wrestling in Japan since it was permanently established in 1951. Maunakea Mossman is an American Professional wrestler, better known under his Stage name Taiyō Kea (太陽ケア Kensuke Shinzaki (新崎 健介 Shinzaki Kensuke, born December 2, 1966 in Tokushima Tokushima) is a Japanese Professional Jun Akiyama (秋山準 Akiyama Jun) is a Japanese professional wrestler who currently works for Pro Wrestling NOAH. Yuji Nagata (永田裕志 Nagata Yūji, born April 24 1968 is a Japanese professional wrestler. Year 1951 ( MCMLI) was a Common year starting on Monday. Events of 1951 January When Muto (along with Satoshi Kojima and Kendo Ka Shin) jumped to All Japan the following year, Hase was seen as having influenced them (if not Muto at least) in their decision. is a Japanese professional wrestler and currently works for All Japan Pro Wrestling. Tokimitsu Ishizawa (石澤常光 Ishiziwa Tokimitsu) better known by his Ring name Kendo Kashin (ケンドー・カシン is a Japanese Antonio Inoki, who had once preceded Hase to the Japanese Diet, blasted Hase and suggested that he resign his position in the Diet, but nothing came out of this. real name, born February 20, 1943) is a Professional wrestling promoter and retired Japanese Professional wrestler and mixed martial
Hase's final match occurred on August 27, 2006. Events 479 BC - Greco-Persian Wars: Persian forces led by Mardonius are routed by Pausanias, the Spartan Year 2006 ( MMVI) was a Common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. He tagged with Katsuhiko Nakajima & Satoshi Kojima to face TARU, Kohei Suwama, & "brother" YASSHI of the Voodoo Murderers. is a Japanese professional wrestler and currently works for All Japan Pro Wrestling. Yoshikazu Taru, better known as TARU, is a Japanese professional wrestler who currently works for All Japan Pro Wrestling VOODOO-MURDERS (or VDM) is the main heel group in All Japan Pro Wrestling. He pinned YASSHI with a Northern Lights Suplex for the victory. A suplex is an Offensive move used in wrestling both in competitive Sport wrestling, including Olympic and collegiate wrestling and Professional wrestling A week later, he was elected into the Wrestling Observer Newsletter Hall of Fame. The Wrestling Observer Newsletter Hall of Fame ("WON HOF" for short is a professional wrestling hall of fame that exists only on paper On July 10, 2007, Hase took over the duty of the PWF chairman, after Stan Hansen (who held the position since 2000) voluntarily resigned from the position.