Shota in July 2016
Born (1988-08-10) August 10, 1988 (age 35)[1]
Tokyo, Japan
Professional wrestling career
Ring name(s)Nazo Fukumen C
Mozuku Man
Billed height160 cm (5 ft 3 in)[2]
Billed weight75 kg (165 lb)

Shota Suzuki (鈴木翔太, Suzuki Shōta) better known mononymously by his ring name Shota is a Japanese professional wrestler and referee currently working as a freelancer and is best known for his time with the Japanese promotions DDT Pro-Wrestling and Kaientai Dojo.[3]

Professional wrestling career

Independent circuit (2008–present)

Suzuki made his professional wrestling debut at a house show promoted by Style-E Pro Wrestling on April 19, 2008 where he fell short to Tomohiko Hashimoto.[4]

As a freelancer, he is known for competing in various promotions. At K-DOJO K-Special, an event promoted by Kaientai Dojo on November 27, 2011, Suzuki teamed up with Micro and Quiet Storm in a losing effort to Bambi, Ricky Fuji and Yuji Hino.[5] At W-1 Wrestle-1 Tour 2016 W-Impact from February 10, he teamed up with Masayuki Mitomi and competed in a four-way tag team match also involving Tajiri and Tatsuhiko Yoshino, TriggeR (Masayuki Kono and Shuji Kondo) and Jackets (Seiki Yoshioka and Yasufumi Nakanoue).[6] At BJW Great Kojika Birth Anniversary 74th, an event promoted by Big Japan Pro Wrestling on April 28, 2016, he wrestled Mototsugu Shimizu and Atsushi Maruyama in a three-way match unsuccessfully.[7] At AJPW Red Holy Night, an event produced by All Japan Pro Wrestling on December 24, 2016, he teamed up with Trans-Am Hiroshi in a losing effort to Masanobu Fuchi and Ryuji Hijikata.[8] At Gatoh Move Gtmv #30, an event promoted by Gatoh Move Pro Wrestling on January 11, 2020, he wrestled Cherry into a double disqualification.[9] At Hana Kimura Memorial Show from May 23, 2021, an event promoted by Kyoko Kimura to portrait one year from the passing of her daughter Hana, Suzuki teamed up with Fuma and Mil Mongoose in a losing effort to Hub, Shisaou, and Eisa8.[10]

DDT Pro-Wrestling (2010–present)

At CyberFight Festival 2021, a cross-over event held by DDT Pro-Wrestling in partnership with Pro Wrestling Noah and Tokyo Joshi Pro Wrestling on June 6, 2021, Shota teamed up with Keisuke Ishii and Ken Ohka in a losing effort against Kouki Iwasaki, Shuichiro Katsumura and Yumehito Imanari as a result of a six-man tag team match.[11]

Suzuki is known for competing in the promotion's signature events such as DDT Peter Pan, making his first appearance at Budokan Peter Pan on August 18, 2012 where he teamed with Kazuhiro Tamura, Masashi Takeda, Masato Shibata, Kotaro Nasu and Cho-un "Bones" Shiryu as Team Style-E in a losing effort to Team Muscle (Muscle Sakai, Pedro Takaishi, Kazuyoshi Sakai HG, Norokazu Fujioka, Mr. Magic and Seiya Morohashi).[12] At Ryōgoku Peter Pan 2018 on October 21, he participated in a Rumble rules match won by Nobuhiro Shimatani and also involving a self-proclaimed Tiger Mask, Gorgeous Matsuno and others.[13]

Suzuki worked most of the time for the Ganbare Pro division. At DDT Beer Garden Fight 2018 on August 2, he competed in a 20-man falls count anywhere match won by Ken Ohka and also involving Antonio Honda, Danshoku Dino, DJ Nira, Mike Bailey and others.[14] At DDT Ganbare Fierce Battle on February 2, he teamed up with Syuri and Masayuki Mitomi in a losing effort to Shuichiro Katsumura, Mitsuhisa Sunabe and Takafumi Ito.[15]

Guts World Pro Wrestling (2008–2018)

Suzuki wrestled in Guts Ishijima's promotion Guts World Pro Wrestling for a decade. He competed in the last show of the company, Guts World The Final ~ Bukotsu Shuen on April 25, 2018 where he teamed up with Kenichiro Arai as Hattoshite Good to win the GWC Tag Team Championship from Toru Matsunaga and Fuminori Abe.[16]

Championships and accomplishments


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  4. ^ Kreikenbohm, Philip (April 19, 2008). "Events Database » STYLE-E". Retrieved September 19, 2021.
  5. ^ Purolove (November 27, 2011). "K-DOJO "K-SPECIAL", 27.11.2011 Chiba Blue Field". Retrieved September 21, 2021.
  6. ^ Dark angel (February 11, 2016). "W-1: Results «Wrestle-1 Tour 2016 W-Impact» - 10/02/2016 - Yuji Hino and Hiroshi Yamato retain their belts". Retrieved September 20, 2021.
  7. ^ Dark angel (April 29, 2016). "BJW: Results «Great Kojika Birth Anniversary 74th» - 28/04/2016". Retrieved September 20, 2021.
  8. ^ Dark angel (December 26, 2016). "AJPW: Results «Fan Appreciation Day - Red Holy Night» - 24/12/2016 -The company thanks the fans for their support in 2016". Retrieved September 19, 2021.
  9. ^ Gatoh Move Pro Wrestling (January 11, 2020). gtmv・30 2020年1月11日 市ヶ谷チョコレート広場. (in Japanese). Retrieved September 19, 2021.
  10. ^ Klyn, Parker (May 22, 2021). "HANA KIMURA MEMORIAL SHOW LIVE RESULTS: KAGETSU, OTHERS IN ACTION". Retrieved May 23, 2021.
  11. ^ Pro Wrestling Noah (June 6, 2021). 2021年06月06日 (日) CyberFight Festival 2021|サイバーファイトフェスティバル2021. (in Japanese). Retrieved June 6, 2021.
  12. ^ 武道館ピーターパン~DDTの15周年、ドーンと見せます超豪華4時間SP~. DDT Pro-Wrestling (in Japanese). August 18, 2012. Retrieved September 16, 2021.
  13. ^ 両国ピーターパン2018~秋のプロレス文化祭~. DDT Pro-Wrestling (in Japanese). October 21, 2018. Retrieved February 3, 2020.
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  16. ^ Internet Wrestling Archive (April 15, 2018). "GUTS World - 2018/04/15 - GUTS World The Final ~ Bukotsu Shuen". Retrieved September 21, 2021.
  17. ^ "Independent World Junior Heavyweight Title (Japan)". Retrieved November 9, 2019.
  18. ^ Wrestling Titles (July 25, 2021). "Ironman Heavymetalweight Title". Retrieved August 18, 2021.
  19. ^ Wrestling Titles (March 14, 2021). "KO-D (King Of DDT) 6-man Tag Team Title (Japan)". Retrieved March 15, 2021.
  20. ^ "International Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Title". Retrieved September 19, 2021.