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Overview (3)

Date of Birth 23 December 1962Yamanashi, Japan
Nickname The Great Muta
Height 6' 2" (1.88 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Keiji Mutô was born on December 23, 1962 in Yamanashi, Japan. He is an actor and director, known for Hikaru onna (1987), ROH: Final Battle 2003 (2004) and All Japan Pro Wrestling 2002 Real World Tag League Gaora TV Special (2002).

Trivia (8)

Wrestled as The Great Muta in the US and Japan.
One of four men to win both the IWGP Heavyweight Title and the Triple Crown Title.
Keiji Mutoh signed with Jim Crockett's National Wrestling Alliance and was transformed into the "Great Muta".
The Great Muta and Masahiro Chono formed the Japanese version of the nWo.
After years of wrestling for New Japan Pro Wresting, The Great Muta jumped ship to All Japan Pro Wrestling, leaving his "Great Muta" gimmick behind him. Since NJPW owned the "Great Muta" gimmick, he began using his real name, Keiji Mutoh.
On October 19, 2002, Keiji Mutoh suffered right ligament damage at All Japan show in Niigata and was hospitalized.
Keiji Mutoh wrestled as the Super Ninja and had a brief run in Florida, where he won the Florida Heavyweight title. Super Ninja was managed by Gary Hart and teamed with the Great Kabuki as the Rising Suns.
Currently,the president of the All Japan Pro Wrestling promotion. [October 2003]

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