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Kyoko Inoue
Inoue in January 2020
Birth nameKyoko Inoue
Born (1969-04-22) April 22, 1969 (age 54)[1]
Nan'yō, Yamagata, Japan[1]
Professional wrestling career
Ring name(s)Kyoko Inoue
Adamo Inoue
Madori Inoue
Billed height1.66 m (5 ft 5 in)[1]
Billed weight108 kg (238 lb)[1]
Trained byJaguar Yokota

Kyoko Inoue (井上 京子, Inoue Kyōko, born April 22, 1969)[1] is a Japanese female professional wrestler. She has held the WWWA World Single Championship three times, and is the first woman to win a men's title in Japan.

Inoue performed in the World Wrestling Federation at Survivor Series 1995 in an all-women's Survivor Series elimination match that included WWF Women's Champion Alundra Blayze, Bertha Faye and Aja Kong.

She is also the founder of the joshi promotion NEO Japan Ladies Pro-Wrestling. After leaving NEO in May 2010, Inoue founded the World Woman Pro-Wrestling Diana promotion in January 2011. Kyoko Inoue was trained by famous Japanese wrestler, Jaguar Yokota.

Professional wrestling career

Early career (1988-1994)

Inoue made her debut on October 11, 1988. From 1991 to 1992 she worked for CMLL in Mexico.

World Wrestling Federation (1994; 1995)

On May 11, 1994, Inoue made her first appearance on World Wrestling Federation (WWF) during a live event in Japan, where she unsuccessfully challenged Alundra Blayze for the WWF Women's Championship.[2] On November 19, 1995, at Survivor Series, Inoue joined the team of Blayze in the traditional Survivor Series elimination match, Where Blayze's team lost, as Aja Kong remained the sole survivor of the opponent team. On the November 27th episode of Monday Night Raw, Inoue alongside Blayze lost to Kong and Tomoko Watanabe.[3]

Late career (1995-present)

Inoue facing Unagi Sayaka at a Diana event in April 2023
Inoue facing Unagi Sayaka at a Diana event in April 2023

She has worked for many women's promotions in Japan.

Championships and accomplishments

  • TWF World Women's Championship (2 times)[1]


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  2. ^ "WWF Mania Tour Tag 4: Sapporo Mania". Cagematch - The Internet Wrestling Database. Retrieved February 19, 2022.
  3. ^ "What the World Was Watching: Monday Night RAW – November 27, 1995". Scott's Blog of Doom. June 8, 2018. Retrieved February 19, 2022.
  4. ^ 東京スポーツ プロレス大賞. Tokyo Sports (in Japanese). Retrieved 2014-01-20.
  5. ^ a b 3月3日(日)ラゾーナ川崎プラザソル 試合結果. World Woman Pro-Wrestling Diana (in Japanese). March 4, 2013. Retrieved March 3, 2013.
  6. ^ タイトル名称変更. World Woman Pro-Wrestling Diana (in Japanese). May 28, 2013. Retrieved August 4, 2013.
  7. ^ 9/16(水)新宿大会 試合結果. World Woman Pro-Wrestling Diana (in Japanese). September 17, 2015. Retrieved September 17, 2015.
  8. ^ 12/15(日) 新宿大会 試合結果. World Woman Pro-Wrestling Diana (in Japanese). December 15, 2013. Archived from the original on 2013-12-15. Retrieved 2016-09-27.
  9. ^ "8/16(日)新宿大会 試合結果". World Woman Pro-Wrestling Diana (in Japanese). August 16, 2015. Archived from the original on April 7, 2016. Retrieved August 16, 2015.