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To-y
Kojima in September 2023
Born (1999-12-08) December 8, 1999 (age 24)
Saitama Prefecture, Japan
Professional wrestling career
Ring name(s)
  • Toui Kojima
  • Toi Kojima
  • To-y
  • Toy Kojima
  • Great Koji
Billed height1.77 m (5 ft 10 in)
Billed weight80 kg (176 lb)
Trained byJun Akiyama[1]
DebutDecember 27, 2020
Japanese name
Kanji小嶋 斗偉
Hiraganaこじま とうい
Katakanaコジマ トウイ
Transcriptions
RomanizationKojima Tōi

Toi Kojima (小嶋斗偉, Kojima Tōi, born December 8, 1999) is a Japanese professional wrestler who currently works for DDT Pro-Wrestling under the ring name To-y, where he is a member of the The37Kamiina stable.

Professional wrestling career

DDT Pro-Wrestling (2021–present)

After having fought two exhibition matches in June and December 2020,[2] Kojima made his official debut in DDT Pro-Wrestling, on December 27, in the opening match of the D-Oh Grand Prix 2021 final event, losing to Hideki Okatani.[3]

Kojima's first victory came at Into The Fight 2021, on February 28, 2021, when he and Yusuke Okada defeated the team of Keigo Nakamura and Yuki Ueno.[4] On June 6, at CyberFight Festival 2021, during his match teaming with Yuki Iino against Junta Miyawaki and Kinya Okada, he dislocated his left elbow.[5] He made his return on November 3, at the D-Oh Grand Prix 2021 II event at the Ota City General Gymnasium. At the event, he teamed with Yuya Koroku and defeated Hideki Okatani and Yuki Ishida.[6] On November 6, Kojima joined the The37Kamiina stable.[7]

On June 25, 2022, during the Dramatic Dream Tour in Yokohama, he teamed with his stablemates Mao, Yuki Ueno and Shunma Katsumata, and also Shinya Aoki to defeat the DDT Legend Army (Poison Sawada Julie, Takashi Sasaki, Gentaro, Mikami and Thanomsak Toba) and win his first title, the KO-D 10-Man Tag Team Championship.[8]

On January 14, 2024, Kojima teamed with Atsushi Onita to win the All Asia Tag Team Championship from Eruption (Yukio Sakaguchi and Hideki Okatani) in an Electric Blast Bat & Boards Deathmatch.[9] On February 14, Kojima announced he was taking up the ring name To-y.

Professional wrestling persona

Kojima's entrance theme in DDT is "All I Want" by The Offspring.

Championships and accomplishments

References

  1. ^ 【DDT】12.27後楽園でのデビューに向け秋山準が小嶋斗偉(とうい)に直接指導! (in Japanese). Proresu Today. December 22, 2020. Retrieved December 9, 2021.
  2. ^ Kreikenbohm, Philip. "Toi Kojima". Cagematch.net. Retrieved December 9, 2021.
  3. ^ D王 GRAND PRIX 2021 the FINAL!!. DDT Pro-Wrestling (in Japanese). December 27, 2020. Retrieved December 28, 2020.
  4. ^ Kreikenbohm, Philip. "Toi Kojima". Cagematch.net. Retrieved December 9, 2021.
  5. ^ 小嶋斗偉選手、欠場のお知らせ [Notice of absence of Toui Kojima]. DDT Pro-Wrestling (in Japanese). June 7, 2021. Retrieved December 9, 2021.
  6. ^ D王 GRAND PRIX 2021 II in Ota-ku. DDT Pro-Wrestling (in Japanese). November 3, 2021. Retrieved December 28, 2020.
  7. ^ Kreikenbohm, Philip. "37KAMIINA". Cagematch.net (in German). Retrieved December 9, 2021.
  8. ^ Saalbach, Axel. "DDT Dramatic Dream Tour 2022 in Yokohama". wrestlingdata.com. Retrieved June 25, 2022.
  9. ^ a b 【DDT】大仁田厚&小嶋斗偉がアジアタッグ王座を奪取し、KO-D6人タッグ王座獲りも視野に!ベルト失った坂口征夫は岡谷英樹とのイラプション解散を宣言 [[DDT] Atsushi Onita & Toy Kojima win the Asia Tag Team titles, and are looking to win the KO-D 6-Man Tag Team titles! After losing the belts, Yukio Sakaguchi declares that he and Hideki Okatani will disband Eruption.]. proresu-today.com (in Japanese). January 14, 2024. Retrieved January 14, 2024.
  10. ^ KO-D8人タッグ/KO-D10人タッグ選手権. Syu-Kaku Kombu (in Japanese). Retrieved June 25, 2022.