Keiji Muto is a Japanese professional wrestler currently signed to Pro Wrestling NOAH, where he is the current GHC Heavyweight Champion in his first reign. He is known for his work as The Great Muta in New Japan Pro-Wrestling during the 1990s, but he has also worked in the contiguous United States, Puerto Rico, Mexico, and Taiwan. He is a former president of All Japan Pro Wrestling, as well as being a full-time wrestler for the promotion from 2002 to 2013. Considered as one of the greatest Japanese wrestlers of all time, Muto is credited as one of the first Japanese wrestlers to achieve a fan base outside of his native Japan. "The Great Muta" gimmick is one of the most influential gimmicks in puroresu, having been emulated by many wrestlers including Satoshi Kojima, Kazushi Miyamoto, Atsushi Onita, and Seiya Sanada. In addition, countless other wrestlers have paid tribute to Muta through emulation and imitation.
|Born:||December 23, 1962, Fujiyoshida, Yamanashi, Japan|
|Ring name(s):||Bach Mutoh, The Black Ninja, The Great Muta, Keiji Muto, Kokushi, Kokushi-Muso, The Space Lone Wolf, The Super Black Ninja, The Super Ninja, Takeda Shingen, Viet Cong Ming, The White Ninja|
|Billed from:||The Land of the Rising Sun|
|Trained by:||Antonio Inoki, Hiro Matsuda, Kotetsu Yamamoto|
|Debut:||October 5, 1984|
|Twitter:||Keiji Mutoh's Twitter profile|
|IMDb:||Keiji Mutoh's IMDb|
About Keiji Mutoh
A.k.a. The Great Muta, he was a Japanese wrestler best known for his time with New Japan Pro Wrestling.
Keiji Mutoh Before Fame
He competed in Judo competitions prior to his professional wrestling career.
Achievement of Keiji Mutoh
He became one of the first Japanese wrestlers to achieve a fanbase in the United States.
Keiji Mutoh Family Life
He was born into a wealthy Japanese family.
Associations of Keiji Mutoh
He won the WCW World Tag Team Championship alongside Vampiro.
Information related to Keiji Mutoh
- All Japan Pro Wrestling
- The New World Order (professional wrestling) members
- Professional wrestling executives
- Japanese male professional wrestlers
- Masked wrestlers