Trans-Am Hiroshi

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Hiroshi in May 2016
Born (1987-08-15) August 15, 1987 (age 36)[1]
Kodaira, Tokyo, Japan
Professional wrestling career
Ring name(s)Trans-Am★Hiroshi
Nazo Fukumen P
Hiroshi Fukuda
Gran Fukuda
Mr. Perfect
Billed height180 cm (5 ft 11 in)[2]
Billed weight105 kg (231 lb)
Trained byMen's Teioh

Hiroshi Fukuda (福田宏, Fukuda Hiroshi) better known by his ring name Trans-Am★Hiroshi (トランザム★ヒロシ, Toranzamu Hiroshi) is a Japanese professional wrestler currently working as a freelancer and is best known for his tenure with the Japanese promotions DDT Pro-Wrestling and Kaientai Dojo.[3]

Professional wrestling career

Independent circuit (2011-present)

As a freelancer, Hiroshi is known for working with various promotions. At K-DOJO GWSP6 ~ TEAM69Roll Day, an event promoted by Kaientai Dojo on May 4, 2016, he teamed up with Ricky Fuji to score a victory over Magatsuki (Kengo Mashimo and Yuma).[4] At Ice Ribbon's Tax Pro Wrestling Vol. 4 on March 10, 2019, he teamed up with Sagat to defeat Daiki Shimomura and Ryuichi Sekine.[5] At Gatoh Move Gtmv #24, an event promoted by Gatoh Move Pro Wrestling on December 26, 2019, Hiroshi teamed up with Antonio Honda to defeat Emi Sakura and Lulu Pencil.[6]

All Japan Pro Wrestling (2015-2019)

Hiroshi made sporadic appearances in All Japan Pro Wrestling. On the sixth night of the Super Power Series 2017 from May 21, Hiroshi competed in a 8-man battle royal for the !BANG! TV World Heavyweight Championship also involving Atsushi Maruyama, Koji Iwamoto, Menso-re Oyaji, Yuma Aoyagi and others.[7] At Summer Action Series 2016 on July 14, 2016, he teamed up with Masanobu Fuchi and Último Dragón, picking up a victory over Osamu Nishimura, Ryuji Hijikata and Sushi in a six-man tag team match.[8]

Big Japan Pro Wrestling (2012-2017)

At BJW/DDT/K-DOJO Tenka Touitsu!, a cross-over event produced by BJW in partnership with DDT and Kaientai Dojo on December 31, 2013, Hiroshi competed in an 18-man battle royal also involving Brahman Kei and Brahman Shu, Dave Crist and Jake Crist, Soma Takao, Hikaru Sato, Jaki Numazawa, Kankuro Hoshino and others.[9] In the finals of the 2014 edition of the Ikkitousen Strong Climb on July 26, Hiroshi teamed up with Men's Teioh to successfully defend their UWA World Tag Team Championship against Speed Of Sounds (Hercules Senga and Tsutomu Oosugi).[10]

DDT Pro Wrestling (2011-present)

Fukuda is known for competing in various of the promotion's signature events. One of them is DDT Peter Pan, making his first appearance at Budokan Peter Pan on August 18, 2012 where he competed in a Rumble rules match for the Ironman Heavymetalweight Championship also involving Yoshiaki Fujiwara, DJ Nira, Gorgeous Matsuno, Yuzuki Aikawa and others.[11] One year later at Ryōgoku Peter Pan 2013 on August 18m he teamed up with Yoshiko and Hikaru Shida falling short to Masa Takanashi, Cherry and Saki Akai in a six-person tag team match.[12] At Ryōgoku Peter Pan 2014 on August 17, Hiroshi teamed up with Aja Kong and Antonio Honda in a losing effort to Saki Akai, Makoto Oishi and Ladybeard.[13] Hiroshi was part of the "Happy Motel" stable and at Ryōgoku Peter Pan 2016 on August 28 he teamed up with fellow stablemate Antonio Honda and Ladybeard and Gorgeous Matsuno unsuccessfully challenging NωA (Makoto Oishi, Shunma Katsumata and Mao) and Super Sasadango Machine.[14]

As for the DDT Judgement branch of events, Hiroshi made his first appearance at Judgement 2012 on March 11 where he teamed up with Makoto Oishi and Akito in a losing effort to Harashima, Masa Takanashi and Daisuke Sasaki.[15] He is known for competing in Right To Challenge Anytime, Anywhere Contract Battle Royal for various titles in this group of events. At Judgement 2013 he made an appearance in such a match facing the likes of Keisuke Ishii, DJ Nira, Hikaru Sato, Mikami.[16] At Judgement 2015 on March 29, Hiroshi wrestled in the same kind of match also involving Daisuke Sasaki, Kazuki Hirata, Yasu Urano and others.[17]

Another branch of events in which Hiroshi competed is DDT Ultimate Party, making his first appearance at Ultimate Party 2019 on November 3 where he teamed up with Danshoku Dino, Asuka, Yuki Iino and Mizuki to defeat Super Sasadango Machine, Yuna Manase, Jiro "Ikemen" Kuroshio, Hiroshi Yamato and Makoto Oishi in a Ten-person tag team match for the vacant KO-D 10-Man Tag Team Championship.[18]

Another pay-per-view in which he made appearances is DDT Into The Fight. At Into The Fight 2016 on February 28 he accompanied Konosuke Takeshita at ringside in a match which the latter lost against Daisuke Sasaki. The same night he competed for the King of Dark Championship in a tag team match in which he paired up with Guanchulo falling short to Mizuki Watase and Kota Umeda[19]

At the 2015 edition of the King of DDT Tournament on June 6 Hiroshi fell short to Makoto Oishi in a first-round match.[20]

Championships and accomplishments


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  2. ^ Kreikenbohm, Philip. "Trans Am Hiroshi/Career Data". (in German). Retrieved August 29, 2021.
  3. ^ Internet Wrestling Database (IWD). "Hiroshi Fukuda Profile & Match Listing". Retrieved August 29, 2021.
  4. ^ Baseball Magazine (May 4, 2016). 5/4 K-DOJO GWSP6~TEAM69ROLL DAY. (in Japanese). Retrieved August 30, 2021.
  5. ^ Ice Ribbon (March 10, 2019). ◆2019年03月10日 租税プロレスvol.4. (in Japanese). Retrieved August 30, 2021.
  6. ^ Gatoh Move Pro Wrestling (December 26, 2019). 2019年もありガトームーブ新木場大会 2019年12月26日 新木場1stRING. (in Japanese). Retrieved August 30, 2021.
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  9. ^ Daly, Wayne (December 31, 2013). "BJW/DDT/K-DOJO Results: Tenka Touitsu – Tokyo, Japan (12/31)". Retrieved August 30, 2021.
  10. ^ Daly, Wayne (July 26, 2014). "BJW Results: Ikkitousen Strong Climb Finals – Tokyo, Japan (7/26)". Retrieved August 30, 2021.
  11. ^ DDT “武道館ピーターパン~DDTの15周年、ドーンと見せます超豪華4時間SP!~” 8/18 日本武道館大会その5. Extreme Party (in Japanese). Retrieved January 24, 2020.
  12. ^ DDT “両国ピーターパン2013~プロレスの傾向と対策~” 8/18 両国国技館大会その5. Extreme Party (in Japanese). Retrieved January 27, 2020.
  13. ^ DDT “両国ピーターパン 2014~人生変えちゃう夏かもね!~” 8/17 両国国技館大会その5. Extreme Party (in Japanese). Retrieved January 28, 2020.
  14. ^ Dark angel (August 31, 2016). "DDT: Results «Ryogoku Peter Pan 2016 - World's Hottest Summer» - 28/08/2016 - The giant Shuji Ishikawa is champion again". Retrieved April 18, 2021.
  15. ^ "DDT "Judgement 2012" 3/11 後楽園ホール大会". Extreme Party (in Japanese). Retrieved February 14, 2020.
  16. ^ DDT “Judgement 2013”3/20 後楽園ホール大会その7. Extreme Party (in Japanese). Retrieved February 17, 2020.
  17. ^ DDT “Judgement2014” 3/21 後楽園ホール大会その8. Extreme Party (in Japanese). Retrieved February 18, 2020.
  18. ^ Ultimate Party 2019~DDTグループ大集合!~. DDT Pro-Wrestling (in Japanese). November 3, 2019. Retrieved November 4, 2019.
  19. ^ Dylan, Jimmy (August 25, 2016). "DDT BEER GARDEN FIGHT 2016 REVIEW & RESULTS". Retrieved April 18, 2021.
  20. ^ "DDT Ryogoku Peter Pan 2015 ~From DDT With Love~". Cagematch. Retrieved November 27, 2019.
  21. ^ Wrestling Titles (July 25, 2021). "Ironman Heavymetalweight Title". Retrieved August 18, 2021.
  22. ^ Wrestling Titles. "Kaientai Dojo Strongest-K Tag Team Title (Japan)". Retrieved March 17, 2021.
  23. ^ Wrestling Titles (July 25, 2021). "Universal Wrestling Association World Tag Team Title [Japan]". Retrieved August 18, 2021.