New Japan Pro-Wrestling is a Japanese professional wrestling promotion based in Nakano, Tokyo. This wrestling promotion is Founded by Antonio Inoki in January 1972. this promotion was sold to Yuke’s, who later sold it to Bushiroad in 2012. Here is a full roster list of NJPW, with their photo and a short biography. All the Images credit is going to NJPW.

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1. Bad Luck Fale

Fale Simitaitoko is a Tongan New Zealander professional wrestler and former rugby union player. In N.J.P.W., he is a 3-time NEVER Openweight 6-Man Tag Team Champion and a 1-time IWGP Intercontinental Champion. He signed NJPW in 2010. Fale is a member of the Bullet Club since 2013.


2. Chase Owens

Chase Owens is an American professional wrestler currently signed with New Japan Pro-Wrestling (NJPW) as a member of the Bullet Club. In 2012 he was in WWE. In 2014 he signed with NJPW.


3. Chris Jericho

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He is a former NJPW roster. Christopher Keith Irvine, better known by his ring name Chris Jericho, is an American-born Canadian professional wrestler, musician, podcaster, author, actor, and entrepreneur. In 1997 to 1998 Jericho was in NJPW. After this, he returned to NJPW in 2017. As you know Chris Jericho is currently signed to AEW (2019).


4. David Finlay

David Finlay III is a Northern Irish professional wrestler, currently working for New Japan Pro-Wrestling (NJPW) under the ring name David Finlay. Finlay is a 4th-generation pro wrestler, following a tradition started by his grandfather John Lidell. He signed NJPW in 2015.


5. EVIL

Takaaki Watanabe is a Japanese professional wrestler better known by his ring name Evil, currently working for New Japan Pro-Wrestling (NJPW). After debuting in NJPW in 2011, He competed in the United States on an excursion, working for companies such as Global Force Wrestling (GFW) and Ring of Honor (ROH) from 2014 to 2015. He returned to NJPW in 2015.


6. Hikuleo

Taula Fifita is a Tongan-born American professional wrestler. He is currently wrestling for the New Japan Pro-Wrestling (NJPW) under the ring name Hikuleo, where he is a member of the Bullet Club. Taula is part of the Fifita professional wrestling family. He signed NJPW in 2016.


7. Hirooki Goto

He goes with his real name, Hirooki Goto, who is a Japanese professional wrestler. Since his debut, he has wrestled primarily for New Japan Pro-Wrestling. He is a former 2-time IWGP Intercontinental Champion, 1-time IWGP Tag Team Champion, 1-time IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Champion, 5-time NEVER Openweight Champion and 1-time winner of the G1 Climax (2008), 2-time winner of the World Tag League (2012 and 2014) and a record 3-time winner of the New Japan Cup (2009, 2010 and 2012). Right now he is 40 years old.


8. Hiroshi Tanahashi

Hiroshi Tanahashi is a Japanese professional wrestler who works mainly for New Japan Pro-Wrestling (NJPW). His accolades in NJPW include being a record-setting 8-time IWGP Heavyweight Champion, a 2-time IWGP Intercontinental Champion, a 2-time IWGP Tag Team Champion, and a 3-time NEVER Openweight 6-Man Tag Team Champion. He also won some other championships with the record.


9. Hiroyoshi Tenzan

Hiroyoshi Yamamoto is a Japanese professional wrestler, who currently signed with New Japan Pro-Wrestling. his ring name is Hiroyoshi Tenzan. He is a 4-time IWGP Heavyweight Champion and a record 12-time IWGP Tag Team Champion. Hiroyoshi signed NJPW in 1991. He is with NJPW from 1991 to 1993, and 1995 to now.


10. Jay White

Jay White is hailing from New Zealand, currently signed to New Japan Pro-Wrestling (NJPW). After starting his career in 2013, White joined NJPW the following year as a “young lion”. He is working for NJPW from 2015 to now.


11. Jon Moxley

AEW wrestler

A well-known WWE superstar Dean Ambrose’s real name is Jonathan David Good. He is currently signed to All Elite Wrestling (AEW) and also to New Japan Pro-Wrestling (NJPW), where he performs under the ring name Jon Moxley. In NJPW, he is the current IWGP United States Champion in his second reign.


12. Juice Robinson

Joseph Ryan “Juice” Robinson is an American professional wrestler currently signed to NJPW aka New Japan Pro-Wrestling under the ring name Juice Robinson.


13. Kazuchika Okada

Kazuchika Okada is a great Japanese professional wrestler. He is signed to New Japan Pro-Wrestling (NJPW), where he is a 5-time IWGP Heavyweight Champion. Okada’s fourth reign with the championship is the longest in history at 720 days. Okada also holds the record for most successful title defenses with twelve.


14. KENTA

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Kenta Kobayashi is a Japanese professional wrestler currently signed to New Japan Pro-Wrestling (NJPW), where he performs under the mononymous ring name Kenta and Kenta is also a member of the Bullet Club stable.


15. Kota Ibushi

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Kota Ibushi is a Japanese professional wrestler and martial artist signed to New Japan Pro-Wrestling (NJPW). He previously worked for the company as Tiger Mask W, the protagonist of the anime of the same name.


16. Lance Archer

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Lance Hoyt is an American professional wrestler, currently working for New Japan Pro-Wrestling (NJPW) as Lance Archer, where he is a member of the Suzuki-gun stable.


17. Manabu Nakanishi

Manabu Nakanishi is a Japanese professional wrestler. He is a retired wrestler, who has been working for his entire career. Nakanishi is a former amateur wrestler who competed in the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona, Spain. He currently works for New Japan Pro-Wrestling, where he is a former 1-time IWGP Heavyweight Champion, 1-time winner of G1 Climax, and 3-time IWGP Tag Team Champion.


18. Mikey Nicholls

Michael Nicholls is an Australian professional wrestler currently signed to New Japan Pro-Wrestling, known by the ring name Mikey Nicholls. He was worked for WWE NXT in 2015-2018. After that, he came to NJPW in 2019.


19. Minoru Suzuki

This 51 years old “Minoru Suzuki” is a Japanese professional wrestler and mixed martial artist. He currently working for New Japan Pro-Wrestling as a freelancer. In NJPW, Minoru has held the IWGP Intercontinental Championship, and some other. He is also known for his time in Pro Wrestling Noah (Noah), where he is a former one-time GHC Heavyweight Champion and a former 1-time GHC Tag Team Champion along with Naomichi Marufuji.


20. Satoshi Kojima

This wrestler was the first wrestler to hold NJPW’s IWGP Heavyweight Championship and All Japan Pro Wrestling’s Triple Crown Championship simultaneously. His real name is Satoshi Kojima, who is a Japanese professional wrestler. Currently, he is signed to New Japan Pro-Wrestling.


21. Shingo Takagi

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This is 37 years old “Shingo Takagi” is a Japanese professional wrestler currently signed to New Japan Pro-Wrestling (NJPW). He is the current NEVER Openweight Champion and one-third of the current NEVER Openweight 6-Man Tag Team Champions with Bushi and Evil.


22. Taichi

Taichiro Maki is a Japanese professional wrestler, better known by his ring name Taichi. He is signed to New Japan Pro-Wrestling (NJPW), This good looking wrestler is a former 2-time NEVER Openweight Champion and a two-time IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Champion.


23. Tama Tonga

Alipate Aloisio Leone is a Tongan American professional wrestler better known by the ring name “Tama Tonga”. He is currently signed to NJPW. He is a founding member of the Bullet Club. For your kind information, he is the nephew and adopted son of professional wrestler Haku/Meng.


24. Tanga Loa

Tanga Loa’s real name is “Tevita Tu’amoeloa Fetaiakimoeata Fifita” He is an American professional wrestler, currently working for New Japan Pro-Wrestling (NJPW), under the ring name Tanga Loa


25. Tetsuya Naitō

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Tetsuya Naito is a Japanese professional wrestler. He signed to New Japan Pro-Wrestling (NJPW) in 2005. He is the current IWGP Heavyweight Champion in his second reign and the IWGP Intercontinental Champion in his fifth reign. After Lossing IWGP championship he signed TNA wrestling and again returned NJPW in 2010 (5 December 2009).


26. Toa Henare

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Aaron Henare is a New Zealand professional wrestler currently signed to New Japan Pro-Wrestling (NJPW) under the ring name Toa Henare.


27. Togi Makabe

Togi Makabe’s real name is Shinya Makabe. He is a Japanese professional wrestler, currently performing for New Japan Pro-Wrestling (NJPW), where he is a former 1-time IWGP Heavyweight Champion, 2-time IWGP Tag Team Champion, 2-time NEVER Openweight Champion and 1-time NEVER Openweight 6-Man Tag Team Champion.


28. Tomoaki Honma

Tomoaki Honma is a Japanese professional wrestler currently working for New Japan Pro-Wrestling (NJPW) as a freelancer. In NJPW, he is a former one-time IWGP Tag Team Champion and a two-time World Tag League winner with Togi Makabe. He started his NJPW career in 2006.


29. Tomohiro Ishii

Tomohiro Ishii is a Japanese professional wrestler, currently signed to New Japan Pro-Wrestling. He is also known for his work with the independent Fighting World of Japan Pro Wrestling (Riki Pro) promotion, where he also worked backstage as the chairman. He came to NJPW in 2004.


30. Toru Yano

Toru Yano is a Japanese professional wrestler, currently signed to New Japan Pro-Wrestling (NJPW) in 2001. He is a 4-time former NEVER Openweight 6-Man Tag Team Champion. He is also a former 3-time IWGP Tag Team Champion and two-time GHC Tag Team Champion.


31. YOSHI-HASHI

Nobuo Yoshihashi is a Japanese professional wrestler. He currently works for New Japan Pro-Wrestling (NJPW) as Yoshi-Hashi. Signed NJPW in 2008. After leaving in 2010, he returned to NJPW in 2012.


32. Yuji Nagata

This 51 years old “Yuji Nagata” is a Japanese professional wrestler signed to New Japan Pro-Wrestling (NJPW). He is well known for his perennial tweener status, currently a solid fan favorite, and his stiff, shoot-style wrestling technique. Yuji came in NJPW in 1992. He left NJPW in 1997 and again returned to NJPW in 1998.


33. Yujiro Takahashi

Yujiro’s real name is Yujiro Takahashi. He is a Japanese professional wrestler currently working for New Japan Pro Wrestling (NJPW), where he is a former 1-time NEVER Openweight Champion, a former 1-time NEVER Openweight 6-Man Tag Team Champion, a former 1-time IWGP Tag Team and Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Champion with former partner Tetsuya Naito, with whom he teamed as No Limit. He is also known for being the “first non-gaijin member” to ever join Bullet Club.


34. Zack Sabre Jr.

Zack Sabre Jr’s real name is Lucas Eatwell. He is English Pro Wrestler, currently signed to New Japan Pro-Wrestling (NJPW). But Outside NJPW, Zack Sabre performs for Pro Wrestling Guerrilla (PWG), Ring Of Honor (ROH), Revolution Pro Wrestling (RPW), and Progress Wrestling (PROGRESS).


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35. Alex Zayne

Alex Zayne is not only a professional wrestler but also, he is an American fitness enthusiast, and musician. His height is 186 cm long, and his weight is 84 kg. Zayne’s place of birth is Lexington, Kentucky. According to NJPW Alex Zayne was not in the wrestling business for long when his matches with the likes of Robbie Eagles caught the attention of fans around the world on social media.


36. Amazing Red

Jonathan Figueroa is a Puerto Rican professional wrestler and promoter better known by his ring name, Amazing Red. He is currently working on the independent circuit and for New Japan Pro-Wrestling. He is well known for working in Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA), where he is a former three-time X Division Champion and NWA World Tag Team Champion (one time).


37. Bandido

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Bandido is a Mexican luchador masked professional wrestler, known primarily for his work in Lucha Libre Elite (LLE), The Crash Lucha Libre and Dragon Gate (DG). He is currently under a full-time contract with Ring of Honor (ROH), which allows him to also work on the Mexican, Canadian, and U.S. independent circuit, most notably for Pro Wrestling Guerrilla (PWG).


38. Bushi

Tetsuya Shimizu is a Japanese professional wrestler. He signed NJPW on 6 APRIL 2012, where he is a one-time IWGP Junior Heavyweight Champion, a one-time IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Champion, and a record-tying four-time NEVER Openweight 6-Man Tag Team Champion. Through NJPW’s working relationship with the Mexican Consejo Mundial de Lucha Libre (CMLL) promotion, Bushi has held the CMLL World Welterweight Championship.


39. Chris Sabin

Chris Sabin’s real name is “Joshua Harter” who is an American professional wrestler. He is best known for his work in Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA) and Ring of Honor (ROH). On may 2018 Chris Sabin signed with NJPW.


40. Douki

Tatsuya Hayama is a Japanese professional wrestler, better known by the ring name DOUKI, where he currently works for New Japan Pro-Wrestling (NJPW) as a freelancer. He also appeared for Michinoku Pro Wrestling (MPW) and Kaientai Dojo (K-Dojo), where he was a member of Magatsuki. He came to NJPW in 2019.


41. El Desperado

Kyosuke Mikami is a Japanese professional wrestler currently working under the ring name El Desperado. He is signed to New Japan Pro-Wrestling (NJPW). Mikami was trained by the NJPW dojo and worked for NJPW for two years as a Young Lion. In 2012 he traveled to Mexico for a learning excursion, working for NJPW’s Mexican affiliate Consejo Mundial de Lucha Libre (CMLL) as the masked character Namajague, a Spanish translation of Namahage, a Japanese folk demon.


42. El Phantasmo

Riley Vigier, otherwise known as El Phantasmo (ELP), is a Canadian professional wrestler currently working for Revolution Pro Wrestling (RPW), where he is a former British Cruiserweight Champion, and for New Japan Pro Wrestling (NJPW), where is he is currently performing in the Junior Heavyweight division as part of Bullet Club. He has also worked for various independent promotions in Canada, Europe, and the United Kingdom.


43. Flip Gordon

Travis Gordon Lopes Jr. is an American professional wrestler currently signed to Ring of Honor (ROH) under the ring name Flip Gordon. He started his career training under Brian Fury and the New England Pro Wrestling Academy, making his debut against Biff Busick on May 6, 2015.


44. Gedo

Keiji Takayama is a Japanese professional wrestler and manager, currently signed to New Japan Pro-Wrestling (NJPW) under the ring name Gedo. Gedo has been the main booker of NJPW since the early 2010s. As a wrestler, Gedo is best known for his tag team work with partner Jado, forming a very successful tag team from 1990 through the mid-2010s.


45. Hiromu Takahashi

Takahashi Hiromu is born on December 4, 1989, in Tokyo, Japan. He is a Japanese professional wrestler currently signed to New Japan Pro-Wrestling (NJPW), where he is the current IWGP Junior Heavyweight Champion in his third reign. He is a member of the Los Ingobernables de Japon faction.


46. Jado

Shoji Akiyoshi is a Japanese professional wrestler, better known by the ring name Jado. He is best known for his work in New Japan Pro-Wrestling (NJPW) as part of a tag team with his partner Gedo.


47. Jonathan Gresham

Jonathan Gresham is an American professional wrestler currently signed to Ring of Honor (ROH), where he is currently one-half of the ROH World Tag Team Champions with Jay Lethal.


48. Marty Scurll

Martin “Marty” Scurll is an English professional wrestler currently signed to Ring of Honor (ROH) as a member of Villain Enterprises. He is also a one-time ROH World Six-Man Tag Team Championship and a one-time ROH World Television Champion.


49. Robbie Eagles

Robbie Eagles is an Australian professional wrestler best known for his work in New Japan Pro-Wrestling (NJPW) where he is a member of Chaos. Eagles started wrestling on the Australian independent scene, for companies like Professional Wrestling Alliance, Melbourne City Wrestling and World Series Wrestling. Robbie has gained prominence in other countries wrestling for companies such as Chikara, Progress and Pro Wrestling Guerrilla.


50. Rocky Romero

John R. Rivera is a Cuban professional wrestler and mixed martial artist currently working for New Japan Pro-Wrestling (NJPW), better known by his ring name Rocky Romero. Rivera is known for his tenure as the fourth incarnation of Black Tiger and for his accomplishments as a tag team wrestler.


51. Ryu Lee

Dragon Lee is a Mexican luchador enmascarado or masked professional wrestler known for his work for the Mexican professional wrestling promotion Consejo Mundial de Lucha Libre (CMLL), where he used a tecnico (“Good guy”) wrestling character. Dragon Lee’s real name is not a matter of public record, as is often the case with masked wrestlers in Mexico where their private lives are kept a secret from the wrestling fans.


52. Ryusuke Taguchi

Ryusuke Taguchi is a Japanese professional wrestler, trained by and currently performing for New Japan Pro-Wrestling (NJPW), where he is a former two-time IWGP Junior Heavyweight Champion, six-time IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Champion and two-time NEVER Openweight 6-Man Tag Team Champion. He was also the winner of 2012 Best of the Super Juniors.


53. Sho

Sho Tanaka is a Japanese professional wrestler signed to New Japan Pro-Wrestling (NJPW), where he currently performs under the ring name Sho (stylized in all capital letters). As the tag team Roppongi 3K, he and Yoh are former three-time IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Champions. Sho and Yoh are current IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Champions.


54. Taiji Ishimori

Taiji Ishimori is a Japanese professional wrestler currently signed to New Japan Pro-Wrestling (NJPW), where he performs as part of the Bullet Club stable and is a current co-holder of the IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Championship with Bullet Club teammate El Phantasmo.


55. Taka Michinoku

Takao Yoshida is better known by his ring name Taka Michinoku is a Japanese professional wrestler and former mixed martial artist.


56. Tiger Mask

Tiger Mask is the persona of several Japanese professional wrestlers. The persona was inspired by the title character in Ikki Kajiwara’s and Naoki Tsuji’s manga series, Tiger Mask about a professional wrestler who was a feared heel in the United States but became a face after returning to Japan when a young boy said that he wanted to be a villain like Tiger Mask when he grew up. As of July 18, 2010, five professional wrestlers have used the Tiger Mask persona during their careers.


57. Titán

Titán is a Mexican masked professional wrestler, who is working for the Mexican professional wrestling promotion Consejo Mundial de Lucha Libre (CMLL) portraying a tecnico (“Good guy”) wrestling character. Titan’s real name is not a matter of public record, as is often the case with masked wrestlers in Mexico where their private lives are concealed from the wrestling fans.


58. TJP

Theodore James Perkins better known by the ring name T.J. Perkins or TJP is an American professional wrestler, currently working primarily on the independent circuit. He has also recently worked for Impact Wrestling, New Japan Pro-Wrestling (NJPW), and WWE.


59. Volador Jr.

Ramón Ibarra Rivera is a Mexican luchador, or professional wrestler, best known for his work under the ring name Volador Jr. with Consejo Mundial de Lucha Libre (CMLL) in his native Mexico where he has been a regular competitor since 2001 and is currently one of the top-level tecnicos (“good guys”).


60. Yoh

Yohei Komatsu is a Japanese professional wrestler. where he is signed to New Japan Pro-Wrestling (NJPW). He currently performs under the ring name Yoh (stylized in all capital letters). As part of the tag team Roppongi 3K, he and Sho are former three-time IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Champions. He is 31 years old, and his weight is 85 kg.


61. Yoshinobu Kanemaru

Yoshinobu Kanemaru is a Japanese professional wrestler. He is currently working as a freelancer in New Japan Pro-Wrestling (NJPW). Kanemaru is best known for his work in Pro Wrestling Noah (Noah), where he holds the records for the most reigns with the GHC Junior Heavyweight Championship. He is 43 years old, and his weight is 85 kg.

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