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Yasu Urano
ヤスウラノ
Urano in 2015
Born (1976-02-19) February 19, 1976 (age 46)[1]
Tokorozawa, Japan
Professional wrestling career
Ring name(s)Yasuura Urano
Taz Urano
Yasu Urano
Billed height1.74 m (5 ft 9 in)[2]
Billed weight87 kg (192 lb)
Trained byKoji Nakagawa
Taka Michinoku
Debut2000[3]

Yasu Urano (ヤス・ウラノ, Yasu Urano) is a Japanese professional wrestler currently working as a freelancer.[4] He is best known fot his tenures with Dramatic Dream Team (DDT) and Kaientai Dojo promotions.

Professional wrestling career

Independent circuit (2001-present)

Although some sources state that Urano had his first professional wrestling match on November 19, 2000, the first documented one was at a house show of the IWA Puerto Rico promotion from January 11, 2001, where he defeated Hiroki.[5] He is known for his early tenure with Frontier Martial-Arts Wrestling where he wrestled in 2001 at events such as the FMW Super Dynamism 2001 from August 11 where he teamed up with Tomokazu Morita in a losing effort to Naohiko Yamazaki and Ricky Fuji.[6] He wrestled a match for Wrestle-1 at Pro-Wrestling ACE Vol. 6 event on July 2, 2017, where he defeated Andromeda Ken.[7] He wrestled a match for Ice Ribbon at Ice Ribbon Tax Pro Wrestling Vol. 5 on February 21, 2021, where he teamed up with Ram Kaicho and Onryo, falling short to Fuminori Abe, Koju Takeda and Taro Yamada in a six-man intergender tag team match.[8] At 2AW Fujita Pro Wrestling School Performance ~ Winter Special Lesson 2020 on February 15, Urano teamed up with Yuko Miyamoto and Yuma to defeat Kyu Mogami, Shu Asakawa and Taishi Takizawa. [9]

Dramatic Dream Team/DDT Pro Wrestling (2006-present)

Urano participated at Budokan Peter Pan on August 18, 2012, where he competed in 5 vs. 5 Soccer match, where he teamed up with Antonio Honda, Yuji Hino, Tanomusaku Toba and Yoshiko as Akira-waku FC and lost score 2–2 (2–0 on penalties) against Tonkatsu SC (Masa Takanashi, Daisuke Sasaki, Hoshitango, Tetsuya Endo and Tsukasa Fujimoto).[10] At DDT Audience 2017 on May 28, Urano unsuccessfully challenged Konosuke Takeshita for the KO-D Openweight Championship.[11] At DDT Sweet Dreams! 2017 on January 29, he unsuccessfully challenged All Japan Pro Wrestling's Keisuke Ishii for the AJPW World Junior Heavyweight Championship.[12] Urano teamed up with Takato Nakano and Takumi Tsukamoto at DDT BASARA 105 ~ Manji No Kitsune 2 Hikime ~ on September 14, 2019 to defeat Sento Minzoku (Daiki Shimomura, Isami Kodaka and Ryuichi Sekine) to win the UWA World Trios Championship.[13] Urano is a former multiple time Ironman Heavymetalweight Champion, title for which he latest competed at Judgement 2019: DDT 22nd Anniversary in a gauntlet battle royal against the winner Saki Akai, Yuka Sakazaki, El Lindaman, Asuka and others.[14]

Championships and accomplishments

References

  1. ^ Saalbach, Axel. "Yasu Urano/General Information". wrestlingdata.com. Retrieved March 21, 2021.
  2. ^ Kreikenbohm, Philip. "Yasu Urano-Personal Data". cagematch.de (in German). Retrieved March 21, 2021.
  3. ^ Puroresu Central. "Minor Promotions/DDT/Yasu Urano Profile". puroresucentral.com. Retrieved March 21, 2021.
  4. ^ Internet Wrestling Database (IWD). "Yasu Urano • Profile & Match Listing". profightdb.com. Retrieved March 21, 2021.
  5. ^ Kreikenbohm, Philip. "IWA Puerto Rico Event". cagematch.de (in German). Retrieved March 21, 2021.
  6. ^ "FMW Entertainment Pro Wrestling History Part 3". fmwwrestling.us. Retrieved March 21, 2021.
  7. ^ Wrestle-1 (June 29, 2017). ""Pro-Wrestling ACE-Vol.6-" 7.2 Notice of match order decision for Shinkiba 1st Ring Tournament, Tokyo". w-1.co.jp (in Japanese). Retrieved March 21, 2021.
  8. ^ Watch Wrestling (February 21, 2021). "New Ice Ribbon Tax Wrestling Vol 5 2/21/21". watchwrestlinglive.net. Retrieved March 21, 2021.
  9. ^ Purolove (February 15, 2020). "2AW "FUJITA PRO-WRESTLING*SCHOOL SHOW ~ SPECIAL WINTER CLASS 2020"". purolove.con. Retrieved March 22, 2021.
  10. ^ DDT “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!~” 8/18 日本武道館大会その5. Extreme Party (in Japanese). January 24, 2020. Retrieved March 24, 2021.
  11. ^ Dark angel (May 28, 2017). "DDT Resultados Audience 2017". superluchas.com. Retrieved March 21, 2021.
  12. ^ Dark angel (January 30, 2017). "DDT: Results «Sweet Sreams 2017» - 29/01/2017 - HARASHIMA continues to reign, Takeshita will be his next rival". superluchas.com. Retrieved March 21, 2021.
  13. ^ Daly, Wayne (September 14, 2019). "DDT Results: BASARA 105 ~ No Kitsune 2 Hikime – Tokyo, Japan (9/14)". wrestling-news.net. Retrieved March 22, 2021.
  14. ^ DDT Pro-Wrestling (February 25, 2020). "Judgement2019~DDT旗揚げ22周年記念大会~". ddtpro.com. Retrieved March 22, 2021.
  15. ^ "Ironman Heavymetalweight Title (Japan)". wrestling-titles.com. March 14, 2021. Retrieved March 15, 2021.
  16. ^ "Jiyūgaoka 6-person Tag Team Title". wrestling-titles.com. Retrieved March 22, 2021.
  17. ^ "KO-D (King Of DDT) Tag Team Title (Japan)". wrestling-titles.com. October 25, 2020. Retrieved March 15, 2021.
  18. ^ "Kaientai Dojo Strongest-K Tag Team Title". wrestling-titles.com. Retrieved March 17, 2021.
  19. ^ "Universal Wrestling Association World Middleweight Title". wrestling-titles.com. June 20, 2019. Retrieved March 21, 2021.
  20. ^ "Universal Wrestling Association World Tag Team Title". wrestling-titles.com. October 19, 2019. Retrieved March 21, 2021.
  21. ^ "U.W.A. World Trios Title". Puroresu Dojo. February 27, 2008. Retrieved April 7, 2021.