Friday, June 14, 2024
Mr. Fuji

Mr. Fuji

Born:
05/04/1935
,
Honolulu, Hawaii
Birthname:
Harry Masayoshi Fujiwara
Height & Weight:
5'10"
,
270 Ib

Titles Won:

  • WWE Hall of Fame (Class of 2007)
  • WWWF/WWF Tag Team Championship (5 times) – with Toru Tanaka (3) and Mr. Saito (2)

He was an American professional wrestler and manager, known professionally by his ring name Mr. Fuji. He was famous for often throwing salt in the eyes of fan favorite wrestlers. Although he was billed as Japanese, wrestling journalist Greg Oliver noted that he was in fact a Native Hawaiian who was born in Hawaii.

Notable Feuds: vs. Pedro Morales, w/ Mr. Saito vs. The Strongbows, vs. Tiger Chung Lee

Wrestlers Managed: George Steele, The Magnificent Muraco, Bob Orton, The Moondogs, Killer Khan, Jim Neidhart, Sika, Kamala, Demolition (Demolition Ax, Demolition Smash, and Demolition Crush), The Powers of Pain (The Barbarian and The Warlord), The Berzerker, The Orient Express (Pat Tanaka, Akio Sato, and Kato), Crush, Yokozuna, Owen Hart, Davey Boy Smith.

Other Notable Achievements

AWA Southern Tag Team Championship – with Toru Tanaka

NWA Georgia Tag Team Championship – with Toru Tanaka

NWA Canadian Heavyweight Championship (Toronto version)

NWA Mid-Atlantic Tag Team Championship – with Genichiro Tenryu

New England Pro Wrestling Hall of Fame Class of 2013

NWA Hawaii Tag Team Championship (2 times) – with Curtis Iaukea (1) and Karl Von Steiger (1)

NWA British Commonwealth Heavyweight Championship (New Zealand version)

NWA United States Heavyweight Championship (San Francisco version)

NWA Pacific Northwest Heavyweight Championship

NWA Pacific Northwest Tag Team Championship (4 times) – with Haru Sasaki (3) and Tony Borne (1)

NWA Southeastern Tag Team Championship – with Toru Tanaka

IWA World Tag Team Championship – with Tiger Jeet Singh

WWC North American Heavyweight Championship

WWC North American Tag Team Championship – with Pierre Martel