Who Are Some Popular Female Japanese Wrestlers?


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Famous female Japanese wrestlers include Yuzuki Aikawa, Dash Chisako, Tsukasa Fujimoto, Misaki Ohata and Bull Nakano. Other professionals include Yumi Ohka, Shuri Okuda, Plum Mariko, Riho and Sumie Sakai.

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Yuzuki Aikawa became a professional wrestler after a successful modeling career, during which she appeared in various men's magazines, advertising campaigns, television programs and films. Wrestling brought her new-found fame when she became Tokyo Sports magazine's female wrestler of the year in 2011. She produced many of her own wrestling events before retiring from the sport in 2013.

Tsukasa Fujimoto is a well-known television and film actress as well as a successful professional wrestler. She has received several wrestling achievements including being a five-time International Ribbon Tag Team Champion and two-time Triangle Ribbon Champion. She also works as a trainer for other wrestlers.

Bull Nakano was featured in the Wrestling Observer Newsletter Hall of Fame in 2011. She started performing as a professional wrestler as a teenager. After having success in Tokyo, she traveled to North America where she competed in the World Wrestling Federation, or WWF. She went on to compete in the WWF Women's Championship and in the World Championship Wrestling competition. In 1998, she became a professional golfer.

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