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Sho Funaki

Sho Funaki was born on August 24, 1968 in Tokyo, Japan as Shoichi Funaki. He is an actor, known for WWE Smackdown! (1999), WWE Jakked (1999) and WWE Velocity (2002). See full bio »

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WWE Smackdown!
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WWE Jakked
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WWE Velocity
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Other Works:

TV commercial for Bop It toys (1998).

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5' 7" (1.7 m)

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This is Funaki!! Smackdown...#1 Announcer!!


In 1989, Funaki completed his training at Animal Hamaguchi's Training Gym in Japan. See more »


Finishing move: Modified Bulldog See more »


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